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Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities
Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities (January 2019)
Karma Lekshe Tsomo - Editor

Adds new voices to the feminist conversation and brings a rich variety of diverse approaches to Buddhist women’s identities, “the feminine,” and Buddhist feminism.

This groundbreaking book explores Buddhist thought and culture, from multiple Buddhist perspectives, as sources for feminist reflection and social action. Too often, when writers apply terms such as “woman,” “femininity,” and ...(Read More)
 
 
Love and Violence
Love and Violence (January 2019)
The Vexatious Factors of Civilization
Lea Melandri - Author
Antonio Calcagno - Translator

A critical, philosophical engagement of the psychological structures that propagate the continued oppression of women.

In this book, the Italian feminist thinker Lea Melandri argues that systemic violence against women has deep psychoanalytic roots. Drawing inspiration from the work of Freud and the psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Elvio Fachinelli, along with feminist practices of consciousness-raising, Melandri demonstrates how...(Read More)
 
 
philoSOPHIA - Biannual
philoSOPHIA - Biannual (December 2018)
A Journal of transContinental Feminism
Alyson Cole - Editor
Kyoo Lee - Editor
Emanuela Bianchi - Book Review editor

A biannual journal of feminist continental philosophy established in 2008.

philoSOPHIA is an international, peer-reviewed journal for scholarship that engages the rich traditions of feminist theory and continental philosophy, both broadly construed. The journal aims to broaden the discipline of philosophy and enrich the practices of feminist theory, bringing the conceptual resources of these fields together to address...(Read More)
 
 
Fashion, Modernity, and Materiality in France
Fashion, Modernity, and Materiality in France (December 2018)
From Rousseau to Art Deco
Heidi Brevik-Zender - Editor

An interdisciplinary examination of French fashion, modernity, and materiality from the eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries.

This anthology explores connections between dress and modernity through interdisciplinary French humanities scholarship. It brings to life the reciprocal relationships between fashion and a range of primary source materials, including literary fiction, paintings, social commentaries, decorative ar...(Read More)
 
 
philoSOPHIA Volume #8, Issue #1
philoSOPHIA Volume #8, Issue #2 (11/2018)
Alyson Cole - Editor
Kyoo Lee - Editor
Emanuela Bianchi - Book Review editor

 
 
Queer Expectations
Queer Expectations (December 2018)
A Genealogy of Jewish Women's Poetry
Zohar Weiman-Kelman - Author

Examines how Jewish women have used poetry to challenge their historical limitations while rewriting their potential futures.

Jewish women have had a fraught relationship with history, struggling for inclusion while resisting their limited role as (re)producers of the future. In Queer Expectations, Zohar Weiman-Kelman shows how Jewish women writers turned to poetry to write new histories, developing “queer expectancy&rdq...(Read More)
 
 
Troubled Memories
Troubled Memories (October 2018)
Iconic Mexican Women and the Traps of Representation
Oswaldo Estrada - Author

Analyzes literary and cultural representations of iconic Mexican women to explore how these reimaginings can undermine or perpetuate gender norms in contemporary Mexico.

In Troubled Memories, Oswaldo Estrada traces the literary and cultural representations of several iconic Mexican women produced in the midst of neoliberalism, gender debates, and the widespread commodification of cultural memory. He examines recent fictionaliz...(Read More)
 
 
The Gender Legacy of the Mao Era
The Gender Legacy of the Mao Era (August 2018)
Women's Life Stories in Contemporary China
Xin Huang - Author

Shows that the feminist interventions of the Mao era (1949–1976) continue to influence contemporary Chinese women.

This book traces how the legacy of the Maoist gender project is experienced or contested by particular Chinese women, remembered or forgotten in their lives, and highlighted or buried in their narratives. Xin Huang examines four women’s life stories: an urban woman who lived through the Mao era (1949&nd...(Read More)
 
 
Gender and the Abjection of Blackness
Gender and the Abjection of Blackness (July 2018)
Sabine Broeck - Author

An anti-racist critique of gender studies as a field.

In Gender and the Abjection of Blackness, Sabine Broeck argues that gender studies as a mostly white field has taken insufficient account of Black contributions, and that more than being an ethnocentric limitation or blind spot, this has represented a structural anti-Blackness in the field. Engaging with the work of Black feminist authors Sylvia Wynter, Hortense Spillers, a...(Read More)
 
 
Because We Are Human
Because We Are Human (June 2018)
Contesting US Support for Gender and Sexuality Human Rights Abroad
Cynthia Burack - Author

Offers a complete empirical account of US government programs, policies, and interventions outside the United States on behalf of the human rights of LGBTQ people.

Around the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people continue to be threatened, attacked, arrested, tortured, and sometimes executed just for being sexual or gender minorities. Since the final months of the Clinton administration, agencies and offi...(Read More)
 
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