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Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies

by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate & Kathrin Thiele

<p><em>Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture,</em> 2nd edition is a comprehensive gender studies textbook with an international focus and relevance across a broad range of academic disciplines. Covering an array of topics, theories and ...

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Doll's House

by Henrik Ibsen

<p>A Doll’s House, written two years after The Pillars of Society, was the first of Ibsen’s plays to create a sensation and is now perhaps his most famous play, and required reading in many secondary schools and universities. The play was highly

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Eating the Ocean

by Elspeth Probyn

<p>In <em>Eating the Ocean</em> Elspeth Probyn investigates the profound importance of the ocean and the future of fish and human entanglement. On her ethnographic journey around the world's oceans and fisheries, she finds that the ocean is ...

ISBN: 9780822373797

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Ecological Borderlands

Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

by Christina Holmes

<div>Environmental practices among Mexican American woman have spurred a reconsideration of ecofeminism among Chicana feminists. Christina Holmes examines ecological themes across the arts, Chicana activism, and direct action groups to reveal ...

ISBN: 9780252098987

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Education, Gender and Development

A Capabilities Perspective

by Mari-Anne Okkolin

<p>This compelling book takes a novel approach to the complexities of girls’ and women’s education in the global South. To unravel the critical issues and processes behind educational advancement and to identify the factors that support the ...

ISBN: 9781317203582

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Embodied Avatars

Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

by Uri McMillan

<p><strong>How black women have personified art,expression,identity, and freedom through performance</strong></p> <p>Winner, 2016 William Sanders Scarborough Prize, presented by the Modern Language Association for an outstanding scholarly study

ISBN: 9781479897766

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Empowered

Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny

by Sarah Banet-Weiser

<p>In <em>Empowered</em> Sarah Banet-Weiser examines the deeply entwined relationship between popular feminism and popular misogyny as it plays out in advertising, online and multimedia platforms, and nonprofit and commercial campaigns. ...

ISBN: 9781478002772

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Endangered Machocracy! Feminocracy in sight?

by Sustach, J.

A challenging tribute to women ecologists who, with great effort, jumped from the kitchen to Parliament, from washing dirty clothes to Corporations and Managements, from wiping their children's noses to research labs from being subjugated by ...

ISBN: 9789997450937

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Engaging with Empowerment

An Intellectual and Experiential Journey

by Srilatha Batliwala

In this fascinating collection of writings, Srilatha Batliwala, feminist thinker and practitioner, explores the many dimensions of what empowerment means for, and to, women. Looking back on a life lived through commitment to a cause—rather than

ISBN: 9789385606038

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Epigenetic Landscapes

Drawings as Metaphor

by Susan Merrill Squier

<p>Devised in the 1940s by the biologist C. H. Waddington, the epigenetic landscape is a metaphor for how gene regulation modulates cellular development. As a scientific model, it fell out of use in the late 1960s but returned at the beginning ...

ISBN: 9780822372608

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Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's Epistemology of the Closet

by Christien Garcia

<p>In this book, Sedgwick examines texts from Europe and America such as Wilde, Nietzsche and Proust and considers the historical moment when sexual orientation came to be as important a signifier of personhood as gender had been for centuries. ...

ISBN: 9780429818684

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Existential Eroticism

A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women's Oppression-Perpetuating Choices

by Shay Welch

<p>Existential Eroticism: A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women's Oppression-Perpetuating Choices offer a unique lens aimed at the underbelly of the lady through which feminists can reorient discourses on rationality and moral ...

ISBN: 9781498505420

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Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities

Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing

by Eleanor Formby

<p>The phrase ‘LGBT community’ is often used by policy-makers, service providers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people themselves, but what does it mean? What understandings and experiences does that term suggest, and ignore? Based

ISBN: 9781317602408

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Exposed

Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

by Stacy Alaimo

<DIV><P>Opening with the statement “The anthropocene is no time to set things straight,” Stacy Alaimo puts forth potent arguments for a material feminist posthumanism in the chapters that follow.</P><P>From trans-species art and queer animals to

ISBN: 9781452952185

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Family Plots: The De-Oedipalization of Popular Culture

by Heller, Dana

<p><i>Family Plots</i> traces the fault lines of the Freudian family romance and holds that the "family plot" is very much alive in post-World War II American culture. It cuts across all genres, insinuating, criticizing, reinforcing, and ...

ISBN: 9781512816808

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Far from the Madding Crowd

by Thomas Hardy

<p>Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) is Thomas Hardy's fourth novel and offers in ample measure the details of English rural life that Hardy so relished. Hardy's growing taste for tragedy is also evident in the novel. It first appeared, ...

ISBN: 1230000301225

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Father's Seed, Mother's Sorrow

How the wrong ‘facts of life’ gave men control of the world

by Julia Stonehouse

<p>Until the turn of the 20th century people thought there was one parent – the father. Only men had ‘seed’ which they planted in the ‘soil’ of women. This idea made patriarchy inevitable. When the ‘two seeds and fusion’ reality of reproduction ...

ISBN: 9780957227156

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Female Erasure

What You Need To Know About Gender Politics' War On Women, the Female Sex and Human Rights

by Barrett Ruth

<p>FEMALE ERASURE is a dynamic collection of diverse voices speaking out against gender identity politics, exposing the origins and harmful effects of transgender ideology on the lives of women and children today disguised as progressive ...

ISBN: 9780997146721

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Femen

by Femen & Galia Ackerman

<p>'Ukraine is not a brothel!' This was the first cry of rage uttered by Femen during Euro 2012.</p> <p>Bare-breasted and crowned with flowers, perched on their high heels, Femen transform their bodies into instruments of political expression ...

ISBN: 9780745683256

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Feminism

The Essential Historical Writings

by Miriam Schneir

<p>This essential volume brings together more than forty of the most important historical writings on feminism, covering 150 years of the struggle for women’s freedom. Spanning the American Revolution to the first decades of the twentieth ...

ISBN: 9780804152464

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