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Feminism & Feminist Theory

  • The Hunting Groundby Kirby Dick; Amy Ziering; Constance Matthiessen; Lena Dunham

    Hot Books 2016; US$ 21.99

    The debate over sexual violence on campus is reaching fever pitch, from headlines about outof-control fraternities, to the ?mattress protests? by female students at Columbia University and other colleges. The Hunting Ground, the new documentary by award-winning filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, has taken this debate to a new level, becoming... more...

  • Shakti Leadershipby Nilima Bhat; Raj Sisodia

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    Unlocking the Source for True Leadership Too many people, men and women alike, have bought into a notion of leadership that exclusively emphasizes traditionally ?masculine? qualities: hierarchical, militaristic, win-at-all-costs. The result has been corruption, environmental degradation, social breakdown, stress, depression, and a host of other... more...

  • Letters to my Fannyby Cherry Healey

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 12.78

    How much more fun in life could I have had if I'd just stopped worrying so much and stopped beating myself up? In this book, Cherry reveals the things she wishes her mother had told her, through a series of hilarious anecdotes and excruciating confessions. Each chapter opens with a letter to a different body part: 'Letters to my Fanny' covers sex,... more...

  • Girl Upby Laura Bates

    Simon & Schuster UK 2016; US$ 15.99 US$ 10.99

    They told you you need to be thin and beautiful. They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night and move in groups - never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in more easily than heels. They told you to wear just enough make-up to look presentable but not enough to be a slut; to dress to flatter your apple,... more...

  • Animalby Sara Pascoe

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 9.99

    Sara is a comedian who has talked and joked about female sexuality, psychology and the media's portrayal of women on stage and screen. While researching her most recent live show, Sara realised that she had a lot more to say. In her first book Sara combines autobiography and evolutionary history to entertain and inform about the female body. Why... more...

  • Fairy Tales, Myth, and Psychoanalytic Theoryby Veronica L. Schanoes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    At the same time that 1970s feminist psychoanalytic theorists like Jean Baker Miller and Nancy Chodorow were challenging earlier models that assumed the masculine psyche as the norm for human development and mental/emotional health, writers such as Anne Sexton, Olga Broumass, and Angela Carter were embarked on their own revisionist project to breathe... more...

  • The Minority Bodyby Elizabeth Barnes

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99

    Elizabeth Barnes argues compellingly that disability is primarily a social phenomenon?a way of being a minority, a way of facing social oppression, but not a way of being inherently or intrinsically worse off. To be physically disabled is not to have a defective body, but simply to have a minority body. more...

  • Manifestly Harawayby Donna J. Haraway; Cary Wolfe

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Electrifying, provocative, and controversial when first published thirty years ago, Donna Haraway?s ?Cyborg Manifesto? is even more relevant today, when the divisions that she so eloquently challenges?of human and machine but also of gender, class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and location?are increasingly complex. The subsequent ?Companion Species... more...

  • Revolutionary Motheringby Alexis Pauline Gumbs; China Martens; Mai'a Williams; Loretta J Ross

    PM Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    An anthology that gives access to the voices of mothers of color and marginalized mothers   Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Frontlines is an anthology that centers mothers of color and marginalized mothers? voices?women who are in a world of necessary transformation. The challenges faced by movements working for antiviolence, anti-imperialist,... more...

  • Feminism and Religionby Michele Paludi; Michele Paludi; J. Harold Ellens; J. Harold Ellens

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 73.00

    At a conference in 2013, Gloria Steinem noted that religion is the "biggest problem" facing feminism today. In this insightful volume, a team of researchers, psychologists, and religious leaders led by editors Michele A. Paludi and J. Harold Ellens supply their expertise and informed opinions to examine the problems, spur understanding, and pose solutions... more...