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Gender Studies

  • Methodism in Australiaby Professor Hilary M Carey; Revd Dr Glen O'Brien; Professor William Gibson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Methodism has played a major role in all areas of public life in Australia but has been particularly significant for its influence on education, social welfare, missions to Aboriginal people and the Pacific Islands and the role of women. Drawing together a team of historical experts, Methodism in Australia presents a critical introduction to one of... more...

  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Filmby Carol J. Clover; Carol J. Clover

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover looks in particular at slasher, occult, and rape-revenge films. Although such movies have been traditionally... more...

  • Cuba's Racial Crucibleby Karen Y. Morrison

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Since the 19th century, assertions of a common, racially-mixed Cuban identity based on acceptance of African descent have challenged the view of Cubans as racially white. For the past two centuries, these competing views of Cuban racial identity have remained in continuous tension, while Cuban women and men make their own racially oriented choices... more...

  • Why God Is a Womanby Nin Andrews

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2015; US$ 9.99

    Set on a magical island where men are the second sex, story-driven prose poems upset gender-roles, tangling myths and logic. more...

  • Testamentby G.C. Waldrep

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2015; US$ 9.99

    This long autobiographical poem covers Scottish castles, cymatics, religion, and Dolly the cloned sheep, while investigating gender as lyric form. more...

  • States of Marriageby Emily S. Burrill

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    States of Marriage shows how throughout the colonial period in French Sudan (present-day Mali) the institution of marriage played a central role in how the empire defined its colonial subjects as gendered persons with certain attendant rights and privileges. The book is a modern history of the ideological debates surrounding the meaning of marriage,... more...

  • Tyler Perry's Americaby Shayne Lee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    Tyler Perry is the most successful African-American filmmaker of his generation, garnering both accolades and controversies. In Tyler Perry?s America , Shayne Lee examines eleven of Perry?s highest-grossing films to explore key themes of race, gender, class, and religion, and what Perry?s films reveal about contemporary African-American life.... more...

  • German Women's Writing in the Twenty-First Centuryby Hester Baer

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    Essays in this volume rethink conventional ways of conceptualizing female authorship and re-examine the formal, aesthetic, and thematic terms in which German women's literature has been conceived. more...

  • Gender, Race, and American Science Fictionby Jason Haslam

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    This book focuses on the interplay of gender, race, and their representation in American science fiction, from the nineteenth-century through to the twenty-first, and across a number of forms including literature and film. Haslam explores the reasons why SF provides such a rich medium for both the preservation of and challenges to dominant mythologies... more...

  • Frauen am Landby Manuela Larcher; Theresia Oedl-Wieser; Mathilde Schmitt; Gertraud Seiser

    StudienVerlag 2015; US$ 22.11

    Die vielfältigen Lebens- und Arbeitsverhältnisse, die Frauen in ländlichen Regionen heutzutage zugänglich sind, bieten ihnen Möglichkeiten einer selbstbestimmten Lebensführung und der Verwirklichung individueller Potentiale. Immer wieder sind Frauen am Land aber mit gesellschaftlichen Erwartungen und strukturellen Barrieren konfrontiert, die nach politischen... more...