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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 7.39
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...
- 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$ 12.75
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 38.99 US$ 35.09
Considered one of the original texts foretelling the black feminist movement, this collection of essays, first published in 1892, offers an unparalleled view into the thought of black women writers in nineteenth-century America. A leading black spokeswoman of her time, Anna Julia Cooper came of age during a conservative wave in the black community,... 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 BoulderThis rich collection of essays explores a range... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Feminist International Relations scholarship in the United States recently celebrated its 20 th anniversary. Over those years, feminist researchers have made substantial progress concerning the question of how gender matters in global politics, global economics, and global culture. The progress has been noted both in the academic field of international... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00
Radical Feminists: A Guide to an American Subculture provides a current, comprehensive introduction to the Radical Feminists of the 1960s and 1970s, familiarizing readers with the individuals, organizations, actions, and philosophies that comprised this now-historic movement. Of course, the feminists of the 1960s and 1970s stood on the shoulders... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 12.99
I once believed that we only had to put in place the conditions for equality for the remnants of old-fashioned sexism in our culture to wither away. I am ready to admit that I was wrong.' Empowerment, liberation, choice. Once the watchwords of feminism, these terms have now been co-opted by a society that sells women an airbrushed, highly sexualised... more...