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  • Eva Hesseby Vanessa Cor

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Here is an important new examination of the work of American German Jewish artist Eva Hesse, one of the most significant figures in twentieth century art. Using exciting new feminist approaches and taking as her starting point two key works, Corby reveals the way in which Hesse has been constructed as a 'woman artist' and explores the overlooked legacy... more...

  • Cyborgs and Barbie Dollsby Kim Toffoletti

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    Bringing a lively and accessible style to a complex subject, 'Cyborgs and Barbie Dolls' explores the idea of the ‘posthuman’ and the ways in which it is represented in popular culture. Toffoletti explores images of the posthuman body from goth-rocker Marilyn Manson's digitally manipulated self-portraits to the famous TDK ‘baby’ adverts, and from the... more...

  • Look Both Waysby Jennifer Baumgardner

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 6.79

    For the acclaimed author and activist Jennifer Baumgardner, bisexuality has always been more than the "sexual non-preference of the '90s." In Look Both Ways , Baumgardner takes a close look at the growing visibility of gay and bisexual characters, performers, and issues on the national cultural stage. Despite the prevalence of bisexuality among Generation... more...

  • Radically Speakingby Diane Bell; Renate Klein

    Spinifex Press 1996; US$ 23.95

    Showing that a radical feminist analysis cuts across class, race, sexuality, region, and religion, the varied contributors in this collection reveal the global reach of radical feminism and analyze the causes and solutions to patriarchal oppression. more...

  • The Equality Illusionby Kat Banyard

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.66

    In The Equality Illusion , 'the most influential young feminist in the country' ( Guardian ) and UK Feminista founder Kat Banyard argues passionately and articulately that feminism continues to be one of the most urgent and relevant social justice campaigns today. Women have made huge strides in equality over the last century. And yet: Women working... more...

  • Meat Marketby Laurie Penny

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    Modern culture is obsessed with controlling women's bodies. Our societies are saturated with images of unreal, idealised female beauty whilst real female bodies and the women who inhabit them are alienated from their own personal and political potential. Under modern capitalism, women are both consumers and consumed: Meat Market offers strategies for... more...

  • The Effects of Feminist Approaches on Research Methodologiesby Winnie Tomm

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    The Effects of Feminist Approaches on Research Methodologies is about feminist approaches to research in twelve disciplines. The authors look at whether there is something called feminist methodology, whether there are several feminist methodologies, or whether feminists use existing methodologies from a feminist perspective. The answers vary according... more...

  • What is Feminism?by Chris Beasley

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 53.00

    'Feminist theories and methodologies have become an increasingly complex as well as somewhat fraught terrain where ideas and egos clash productively and destructively. This is an up-to-date, intelligent introduction to a field which remains a vital component of contemporary sociopolitical issues and debates' - Sneja Gunew, University of British Columbia more...

  • BITCHfestby Lisa Jervis; Andi Zeisler; Margaret Cho

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 11.90

    In the wake of Sassy and as an alternative to the more staid reporting of Ms . , Bitch was launched in the mid-nineties as a Xerox-and-staple zine covering the landscape of popular culture from a feminist perspective. Both unabashed in its love for the guilty pleasures of consumer culture and deeply thoughtful about the way the pop landscape reflects... more...

  • The Question of Genderby Judith Butler; Elizabeth Weed

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    A generation after the publication of Joan W. Scott's influential essay, "Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis," this volume explores the current uses of the term -- and the ongoing influence of Scott's agenda-setting work in history and other disciplines. How has the study of gender, independently... more...