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Age of Shojo
Age of Shojo (May 2019)
The Emergence, Evolution, and Power of Japanese Girls' Magazine Fiction
Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase - Author

Examines the role that Japanese girls’ magazine culture played during the twentieth century in the creation and use of the notion of shōjo, the cultural identity of adolescent Japanese girls.

Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase examines the role that magazines have played in the creation and development of the concept of shōjo, the modern cultural identity of adolescent Japanese girls. Cloaking their ideas in the ...(Read More)
 
 
Organizing for Transgender Rights
Organizing for Transgender Rights (March 2019)
Collective Action, Group Development, and the Rise of a New Social Movement
Anthony J. Nownes - Author

Illuminates transgender activists’ successful strategies to organize for social and political change in the US.

In recent years, gender-variant people—including those we now call transgender people—have won public policy victories that had previously seemed unwinnable: the American Psychiatric Association replaced the term “gender identity disorder” with “gender dysphoria” in the Diagnosti...(Read More)
 
 
Trans People in Higher Education
Trans People in Higher Education (February 2019)
Genny Beemyn - Editor

HONORABLE MENTION - 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the LGBTQ category

Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.

While more trans students, faculty, and staff have come out on US college campuses today than ever before, many still report enduring harassme...(Read More)
 
 
Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities
Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities (January 2019)
Karma Lekshe Tsomo - Editor

Silver Medalist 2020 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Religion (Eastern/Western) Category

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...(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)
 
 
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 #2
philoSOPHIA Volume #8, Issue #2 (11/2018)


 
 
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

2019 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

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 prod...(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 wh...(Read More)
 
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