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- Zed Books 2010; US$ 12.99
Feminism is Queer is an introduction to the intimately related disciplines of gender and queer theory. Guiding the reader through complex theory, Mimi Marinucci develops the original position of queer feminism, which presents queer theory as continuous with feminist theory. While there have been significant conceptual tensions between second-wave feminism... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
In her latest book, Gillian Howie offers a bold new way to make sense of the relationship between feminist theory and capitalism. This exciting combination of existentialism, phenomenology, and critical theory delivers a proactive feminism ready to respond to the challenges presented by our thoroughly modern times. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 27.50
Bringing a lively and accessible style to a complex subject, 'Cyborgs and Barbie Dolls' explores the idea of the ?posthuman? and the ways in which it is represented in popular culture. Toffoletti explores images of the posthuman body from goth-rocker Marilyn Manson's digitally manipulated self-portraits to the famous TDK ?baby? adverts, and from the... more...
- Spinifex Press 1996; US$ 23.95
Showing that a radical feminist analysis cuts across class, race, sexuality, region, and religion, the varied contributors in this collection reveal the global reach of radical feminism and analyze the causes and solutions to patriarchal oppression. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Modern culture is obsessed with controlling women's bodies. Our societies are saturated with images of unreal, idealised female beauty whilst real female bodies and the women who inhabit them are alienated from their own personal and political potential. Under modern capitalism, women are both consumers and consumed: Meat Market offers strategies for... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 66.00
'Feminist theories and methodologies have become an increasingly complex as well as somewhat fraught terrain where ideas and egos clash productively and destructively. This is an up-to-date, intelligent introduction to a field which remains a vital component of contemporary sociopolitical issues and debates' - Sneja Gunew, University of British Columbia more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Catfight: Women and Competition is Leora Tanenbaum's dissection of the gender war waged among women. Tanenbaum meticulously analyzes the roots of destructive competitiveness among women, asserting that "catfights" thrive because, despite women's many gains, American women are conditioned to regard each other as adversaries rather than allies. She investigates... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
A generation after the publication of Joan W. Scott's influential essay, "Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis," this volume explores the current uses of the term -- and the ongoing influence of Scott's agenda-setting work in history and other disciplines. How has the study of gender, independently... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95
"Construing 'community' extremely broadly, from personal friendship to global dreams, this imaginative collection reveals the diversity of women's experiences in both traditional and feminist communities." --Alison M. Jaggar, Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder This rich collection of essays explores... more...