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Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine
Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine (April 2014)
Kristin Zeiler - Editor
Lisa Folkmarson Käll - Editor

Phenomenological insights into health issues relating to bodily self-experience, normality and deviance, self-alienation, and objectification.

Situated at the intersection of phenomenology of medicine and feminist phenomenology, this volume provides insights into medical practices such as surgical operations, organ transplants, dentistry, midwifery, and psychiatry. The contributors make clear the relevance of feminist phenomeno...(Read More)
 
 
Education Feminism
Education Feminism (December 2013)
Classic and Contemporary Readings
Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon - Editor
Lynda Stone - Editor
Katharine M. Sprecher - Editor

2015 Critics Choice Book Award, presented bythe American Educational Studies Association (AESA)

Collection of important essays by feminist scholars from cultural studies, philosophy of education, curriculum theory, and women’s studies.


Education Feminism is a revised and updated version of Lynda Stone’s out-of-print ant...(Read More)
 
 
Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood
Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood (June 2013)
Resisting Monomaternalism in Adoptive, Lesbian, Blended, and Polygamous Families
Shelley M. Park - Author

Provides a model for queering motherhood that resists racist, neoliberal, and hetero- or homonormative ideals of “good” mothering.

Bridging the gap between feminist studies of motherhood and queer theory, Mothering Queerly, Queering Motherhood articulates a provocative philosophy of queer kinship that need not be rooted in lesbian or gay sexual identities. Working from an interdisciplinary fr...(Read More)
 
 
Seeking the Beloved Community
Seeking the Beloved Community (May 2013)
A Feminist Race Reader
Joy James - Author
Beverly Guy-Sheftall - Foreword by

Selected essays on radical social change.

Written over the course of twenty years, the essays brought together here highlight and analyze tensions confronted by writers, scholars, activists, politicians, and political prisoners fighting racism and sexism. Focusing on the experiences of black women calling attention to and resisting social injustice, the astonishing scale of mass and politically driven imprisonmen...(Read More)
 
 
Standing in the Intersection
Standing in the Intersection (November 2012)
Feminist Voices, Feminist Practices in Communication Studies
Karma R. Chávez - Editor
Cindy L. Griffin - Editor
Marsha Houston - Foreword by

2013 Best Edited Book Award, presented by the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG)

Unpacks the myriad ways rhetorical and communication theories and feminist intersectional approaches impact one another.

Building on the decades of work by women of color and allied feminists, Standing in the Intersection is the first book in more t...(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)
 
 
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)
 
 
Transnationalism Reversed
Transnationalism Reversed (October 2011)
Women Organizing against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh
Elora Halim Chowdhury - Author

2012 Gloria E. Anzaldua Book Prize presented by the National Women’s Studies Association
Examines transnational movement building through a focus on acid attacks and organizing against acid violence in Bangladesh.
Acid attacks against women and girls have captured the attention of the global media, with several high-profile reports ranging from the BBC to The Oprah Winfrey Show. In Bangladesh,...(Read More)
 
 
Feminism's New Age
Feminism's New Age (June 2011)
Gender, Appropriation, and the Afterlife of Essentialism
Karlyn Crowley - Author

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

Explores the relationship between feminism and New Age culture.

Crystals, Reiki, Tarot, goddess worship—why do these New Age tokens and practices capture the imagination of so many women? How has New Age culture become even more appealing than feminism? And are the two mutually exclusive? By examining New Ag...(Read More)
 
 
Convergences
Convergences (October 2010)
Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy
Maria del Guadalupe Davidson - Editor
Kathryn T. Gines - Editor
Donna-Dale L. Marcano - Editor
Beverly Guy-Sheftall - Foreword by
George Yancy - Afterword

The first book to put Black feminism and continental philosophy in dialogue.

A range of themes—race and gender, sexuality, otherness, sisterhood, and agency—run throughout this collection, and the chapters constitute a collective discourse at the intersection of Black feminist thought and continental philosophy, converging on a similar set of questions and concerns. These convergences are not rando...(Read More)
 
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