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- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95
The Politics of State Feminism addresses essential questions of women's movement activism and political change in western democracies. The authors?top gender and politics scholars?provide a comparative analysis of the effectiveness of government agencies and women's movements regarding women?s policy issues?if, how, and why they form a kind... 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 18.99
For the acclaimed author and activist Jennifer Baumgardner, bisexuality has always been more than the "sexual non-preference of the '90s." In Look Both Ways , Baumgardner takes a close look at the growing visibility of gay and bisexual characters, performers, and issues on the national cultural stage. Despite the prevalence of bisexuality among Generation... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
Here is an important new examination of the work of American German Jewish artist Eva Hesse, one of the most significant figures in twentieth century art. Using exciting new feminist approaches and taking as her starting point two key works, Corby reveals the way in which Hesse has been constructed as a 'woman artist' and explores the overlooked legacy... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
The sexual politics of television culture is the territory covered by this ground-breaking book - the first to demonstrate the ways in which third wave feminist television studies approaches and illuminates mainstream TV. Leading voices in third wave feminism focus on innovative US television shows, including The Sopranos, Oz, Six Feet Under, The... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
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...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.66
In The Equality Illusion , 'the most influential young feminist in the country' ( Guardian ) and UK Feminista founder Kat Banyard argues passionately and articulately that feminism continues to be one of the most urgent and relevant social justice campaigns today. Women have made huge strides in equality over the last century. And yet: Women working... 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$ 53.00
'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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 17.99
In the wake of Sassy and as an alternative to the more staid reporting of Ms . , Bitch was launched in the mid-nineties as a Xerox-and-staple zine covering the landscape of popular culture from a feminist perspective. Both unabashed in its love for the guilty pleasures of consumer culture and deeply thoughtful about the way the pop landscape reflects... more...