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Gender Studies

  • Beyond Transby Heath Fogg Davis

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 25.00

    Goes beyond transgender to question the need for gender classification. Beyond Trans pushes the conversation on gender identity to its limits: questioning the need for gender categories in the first place. Whether on birth certificates or college admissions applications or on bathroom doors, why do we need to mark people and places with sex categories?... more...

  • Effeminate Yearsby Declan Kavanagh

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 99.00

    This book traces the development of modern ideas of masculinity and the political subject back to the Enlightenment period in Britain to show how the very concept of political agency was shaped by anti-effeminate ideas and beliefs. This study queers our understanding of the political subject, which is still the basis for debate and argument.... more...

  • From Drag Queens to Leathermenby Rusty Barrett

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    From Drag Queens to Leathermen examines gendered language in six gay male subcultures: drag queens, radical faeries, bears, circuit boys, barebackers, and leathermen. The chapters include ethnographic-based studies of language use in each of these subcultures, with special attention to the ways in which linguistic patterns challenge normative assumptions... more...

  • Theatrical Topographiesby Sarah M. Misemer

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 85.00

    This book on contemporary theater and performance examines how independent theater in Uruguay is marked by points of crisis as shifting networks of power among economic, political, historical, legal, cultural, literary, and gender worlds collide. more...

  • "You're in the Wrong Bathroom!"by Laura Erickson-Schroth; Laura A. Jacobs

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 16.00

    Debunks the twenty-one most common myths and misperceptions about transgender issues From Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner to Thomas Beatie (?the pregnant man?) and transgender youth, coverage of trans lives has been exploding?yet so much misinformation persists. Bringing together the medical, social, psychological, and political aspects of being... more...

  • Sex and Gender: A Reference Handbookby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    Sex and Gender: A Reference Handbook is a single-volume book that introduces a variety of personal, social, political, and ethical issues of concern to every young adult in the United States today. Written in a style that is accessible and engaging for student readers and researchers, this book examines subjects that are rarely discussed for readers... more...

  • Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong ? and the New Research That?s Rewriting The Storyby Angela Saini

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 13.80

    From intelligence to emotion, for centuries science has told us that men and women are fundamentally different. But this is not the whole story. more...

  • Man Aliveby Thomas Page McBee

    Canongate Books 2017; US$ 12.46

    If he is to become a man, what sort of man should Thomas Page McBee be? To find out, McBee must confront the suffering he has endured at the hands of men: the abuse he endured as a child from his father, and the violent mugging which almost killed him as an adult. Standing at the brink of the life-changing decision to transition from female to male,... more...

  • Feminist Activism at Warby Ana Miskovska Kajevska

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book describes, compares, explains, and contextualises the positionings, i.e. discourses and activities, which feminists in Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia produced in relation to the (post-)Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Two types of positionings are analysed: those which the feminists have produced on the (sexual) war violence and those which... more...

  • Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Womenby Amanda Keddie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice, and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of ?whitelash,? this book draws on case study research conducted over a ten-year period and provides insight into the diverse worlds of young... more...