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Feminism & Feminist Theory

  • Fleeing the Depressionby Penelope S. Easton

    HPC Global 2017; US$ 9.99

    Fleeing the Depression: Finding Refuge in World War II chronicles the adventures of a small town girl defying 2Oth century rules to become a strong, independent woman. Growing up, Penelope heard the older women’s euphemisms about sex and mating. Never satisfied with empty explanations, she read her physician father’s anatomy books to learn the truth... more...

  • Ecofeminism as Politicsby Ariel Salleh; Vandana Shiva; Professor John Clark

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 26.95

    Updates Ariel Salleh’s landmark exploration of the relationship betweenfeminism and ecology. more...

  • Tiny Ladies in Shiny Pantsby Jill Soloway

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 12.68

    The unforgettable collection of autobiographical essays from Jill Soloway, the creator and director of Transparent and Emmy-nominated writer for Six Feet Under . When Jill was just thirteen, she and her best friend donned the tightest satin pants they could find, poufed up their hair and squeezed into Candies heels, then headed to downtown Chicago... more...

  • You Play The Girlby Carina Chocano

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 18.99

    We all know who The Girl is. She holds The Hero's hand as he runs through the Pyramids, chasing robots. Or she nags him, or foils him, plays the uptight straight man to his charming loser. She's idealised, degraded, dismissed, objectified and almost always dehumanised. How do we process these insidious portrayals, and how do they shape our sense... more...

  • The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabetsby Ruth A. Miller

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Biopolitics and posthumanism have been passé theories in the academy for a while now, standing on the unfashionable side of the fault line between biology and liberal thought. This is because they can help to explain an increasingly important (and contested) influence in modern democratic politics-that of nostalgia. As Ruth A. Miller argues in this... more...

  • Madame Bovary of the Suburbsby Sophie Divry; Alison Anderson

    Quercus 2017; US$ 18.99

    The story of a woman's life, from childhood to death, somewhere in provincial France, from the 1950s to just shy of 2025. She has doting parents, does well at school, finds a loving husband after one abortive attempt at passion, buys a big house with a moonlit terrace, makes decent money, has children, changes jobs, retires, grows old and dies.... more...

  • Against Marriageby Clare Chambers

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 23.99

    Clare Chambers argues that marriage violates both equality and liberty and should not be trecognized by the state. She shows how feminist and liberal principles require creation of a marriage-free state: one in which private marriages, whether religious or secular, would have no legal status. more...

  • Childbirth and Parenting in Horror Textsby Amanda DiGioia

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 46.00

    This book examines childbirth and parenting in horror texts. By analysing new texts, and re-analysing commonly used texts with new feminist methodology, this study provides a unique contribution to the fields of gender and horror studies. more...

  • Feminism, Capitalism, and Critiqueby Banu Bargu; Chiara Bottici

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.83

    This edited collection examines the relationship between three central terms—capitalism, feminism, and critique—while critically celebrating the work and life of a thinker who has done the most to address this nexus: Nancy Fraser. In honor of her seventieth birthday, and in the spirit of her work in the tradition of critical theory, this collection... more...

  • A Burst of Lightby Audre Lorde; Sonia Sanchez

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 17.95

    "The self-described black feminist lesbian mother poet used a mixture of prose, theory, poetry, and experience to interrogate oppressions and uplift marginalized communities. She was one of the first black feminists to target heteronormativity, and to encourage black feminists to expand their understanding of erotic pleasure. She amplified anti-oppression,... more...