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Feminism & Feminist Theory

  • 'Other Kinds of Dreams'by Julia Sudbury

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    'Other Kinds of Dreams' provides an invaluable insight into the political activity of black and Asian women in the UK both inside and outside the black and Asian communities. The book breaks new ground by: * destroying the misconception that black and Asian women lack political involvement * integrating gender into the study of black and Asian political... more...

  • "There She Is, Miss America"by Elwood Watson; Darcy Martin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00

    While some see the Miss American Pageant as hokey vestige of another era, many remain enthralled by the annual Atlantic City event. And whether you love it or hate it, no one can deny the impact the contest has had on American popular culture-indeed, many reality television shows seem to have taken cues from the pageant. Founded in 1921, the Miss America... more...

  • #Girlbossby Sophia Amoruso

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.09

    In this New York Times bestselling sensation, founder and Executive Chairman of Nasty Gal Sophia Amoruso shares her story and inspires women everywhere to join the #GIRLBOSS movement. '#GIRLBOSS is more than a book . . . #GIRLBOSS is a movement' Lena Dunham 'A millennial alternative to Lean In ' New York Magazine 'A compellingly... more...

  • The 'Fat' Female Bodyby Samantha Murray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies. more...

  • The 'Improper' Feminineby Lyn Pykett

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female sexuality on the literary agenda and undermining the `proper... more...

  • (Mis)recognition, Social Inequality and Social Justiceby Terry Lovell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Nancy Fraser?s work provides a theory of justice from multiple perspectives which has created a powerful frame for the analysis of political, moral and pragmatic dilemmas in an era of global capitalism and cultural pluralism. It has been developed through dialogue with key contemporary thinkers, including an extended critical exchange with Axel Honneth... more...

  • (Un)like Subjectsby Gerardine Meaney

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    What is the relationship between feminist critical theory and literature? This book deals with the relationship between women and writing, mothers and daughters, the maternal and history. It addresses the questions about language, writing and the relations between women which have preoccupied the three most influential French feminists and three... more...

  • 100 Great Plays For Womenby Lucy Kerbel; Kate Mosse

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 12.99

    Lucy Kerbel's 100 Great Plays for Women is an inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that ‘there aren’t any good plays for women’. With a foreword by Kate Mosse. Women buy the majority of theatre tickets, make up half the acting profession and are often the largest cohort... more...

  • 50 Key Concepts in Gender Studiesby Jane Pilcher; Imelda Whelehan

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 42.00

    Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan provide a comprehensive account of gender studies - what it is and how it originated. Their selection of topics is authoritative and reflect the complex, multi-faceted nature of the field in an accessible dictionary format. more...

  • A.S. Byatt and the Heliotropic Imaginationby Jane Campbell

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    A.S. Byatt's novel Possession: A Romance attracted international acclaim in 1990, winning both the Booker Prize and the Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize. In her long and eminent career, Byatt has steadily published both fiction and non-fiction, the latest of which has not, until now, been given full critical consideration. ... more...