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Zines in Third Space
Zines in Third Space (October 2012)
Radical Cooperation and Borderlands Rhetoric
Adela C. Licona - Author

Develops third-space theory by engaging with zines produced by feminists and queers of color.
Zines in Third Space develops third-space theory with a practical engagement in the subcultural space of zines as alternative media produced specifically by feminists and queers of color. Adela C. Licona explores how borderlands rhetorics function in feminist and queer of-color zines to challenge dominant knowledges as well a...(Read More)
 
 
Structural Violence
Structural Violence (September 2012)
Hidden Brutality in the Lives of Women
Joshua M. Price - Author

GOLD MEDALIST - 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Women’s Studies category

Challenges the notions that “violence against women” is synonymous with “domestic violence” and that violence affects all women equally.

Structural Violence seeks to redraw the conventional map of violence against women. In order to understand violence as...(Read More)
 
 
Fashion Talks
Fashion Talks (September 2012)
Undressing the Power of Style
Shira Tarrant - Editor
Marjorie Jolles - Editor

Essays on the politics of everyday style.

Fashion Talks is a vibrant look at the politics of everyday style. Shira Tarrant and Marjorie Jolles bring together essays that cover topics such as lifestyle Lolitas, Hollywood baby bumps, haute couture hijab, gender fluidity, steampunk, and stripper shoes, and engage readers with accessible and thoughtful analyses of real-world issues. This collection explor...(Read More)
 
 
Changing Women, Changing Nation
Changing Women, Changing Nation (July 2012)
Female Agency, Nationhood, and Identity in Trans-Salvadoran Narratives
Yajaira M. Padilla - Author

Analyzes the literary representations of women in Salvadoran and US-Salvadoran narratives since 1980.

Changing Women, Changing Nation explores the literary representations of women in Salvadoran and US-Salvadoran narratives during the span of the last thirty years. This exploration covers Salvadoran texts produced during El Salvador’s civil war (1980–1992) and the current postwar period, as we...(Read More)
 
 
Faithful to the Task at Hand
Faithful to the Task at Hand (June 2012)
The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe
Carroll L.L. Miller - Author
Anne S. Pruitt-Logan - Author

The story of Lucy Diggs Slowe, a pioneering African American figure in sports and education.

Born just twenty years after the end of slavery and orphaned at the age of five, Lucy Diggs Slowe (1885–1937) became a seventeen-time tennis champion and the first African American woman to win a major sports title, a founder of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, and the first Dean of Women at Howard University. She p...(Read More)
 
 
Imagining Russia
Imagining Russia (April 2012)
Making Feminist Sense of American Nationalism in U.S.–Russian Relations
Kimberly A. Williams - Author

A bold work of feminist international relations that contributes to our understanding of the gendered, racialized, and heteronormative dynamics of U.S. foreign policy, both in relations with Russia and in the invasion of Iraq.

Co-winner of the 2009 SUNY Press Dissertation/First Book Prize in Women’s and Gender Studies, Imagining Russia uses U.S.–Russian relations between the fall of the Soviet...(Read More)
 
 
Palimpsest - Biannual
Palimpsest - Volume #1, Issue #1 (4/2012)
A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting - Editor
Tiffany Ruby Patterson-Myers - Editor

 
 
This-Worldly Nibbana
This-Worldly Nibbana (December 2011)
A Buddhist-Feminist Social Ethic for Peacemaking in the Global Community
Hsiao-Lan Hu - Author

A Buddhist feminist social ethics for contemporary times.

Offering a feminist analysis of foundational Buddhist texts, along with a Buddhist approach to social issues in a globalized world, Hsiao-Lan Hu revitalizes Buddhist social ethics for contemporary times. Hu’s feminist exegesis references the Nikāya-s from the “Discourse Basket” of the Pāli Canon. These texts, among th...(Read More)
 
 
Making Globalization Work for Women
Making Globalization Work for Women (November 2011)
The Role of Social Rights and Trade Union Leadership
Valentine M. Moghadam - Editor
Suzanne Franzway - Editor
Mary Margaret Fonow - Editor

Explores the potential for trade unions to defend the socioeconomic rights of women.

Making Globalization Work for Women explores the potential for trade unions to defend the socioeconomic rights of women in a global context. Looking at labor policies and interviews with people in unions and nongovernmental organizations, the essays diagnose the problems faced by women workers across the world and assess the progress that un...(Read More)
 
 
Performing Sex
Performing Sex (November 2011)
The Making and Unmaking of Women's Erotic Lives
Breanne Fahs - Author

HONORABLE MENTION – 2011 ForeWord Book of the Year in the Women’s Issues Category

SILVER MEDALIST - 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Women's Issues category

A candid and provocative critique of women’s sexual liberation in America.

Although conventional wisdom holds that women in the United States today are more sexually liberated than ever be...(Read More)
 
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