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Feminism & feminist theory books

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Feminism after 9/11 Women's Bodies as Cultural and Political Threat by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo Feminism after 9/11 Women's Bodies as Cultural and Political Threat
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As a result, existing notions of threat combine with 9/11 inflections to shape a specific conception of threat in a context after 9/11, and within this context, a feminism after 9/11 emerges.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Fight Like a Girl 50 Feminists Who Changed the World by Laura Barcella Fight Like a Girl 50 Feminists Who Changed the World

Feminism is a hot topic. The battle for gender equality is being fought by everybody from politicians to indie social media campaigners, celebrities to school girls. But how did we get here and who paved the way for today's badass...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump by Laura Briggs How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump

Now all politics are reproductive politics, argues esteemed feminist critic, Laura Briggs. Today's economic realities mean we are always at work, and time to care for dependents and communities has evaporated. Our households bear witness to this with trends towards...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Mother of All Questions Further Feminisms by Rebecca (Y) Solnit The Mother of All Questions Further Feminisms

Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one that doesn't stigmatize women's lives, whether they include spouses and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Postfeminism(s) and the Arrival of the Fourth Wave Turning Tides by Nicola Rivers Postfeminism(s) and the Arrival of the Fourth Wave Turning Tides

This book addresses the current resurgence of interest in feminism - notably within popular culture and media - that has led some to announce the arrival of the fourth wave.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

Hunting Girls Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape by Kelly Oliver Hunting Girls Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape

Kelly Oliver examines popular culture's fixation on representing young women as predators and prey and the implication that violence--especially sexual violence--is an inevitable, perhaps even celebrated, part of a woman's maturity. To underscore the threat of these depictions, Oliver locates...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

A Brief History of Feminism by Sophie Patu, Antje Schrupp A Brief History of Feminism
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The history of feminism? The right to vote, Susan B. Anthony, Gloria Steinem, white pantsuits? Oh, but there's so much more. And we need to know about it, especially now. In pithy text and pithier comics, A Brief History of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Feminist Spirituality Under Capitalism Witches, Fairies and Nomads by Kathleen Skott-Myhre Feminist Spirituality Under Capitalism Witches, Fairies and Nomads

Industrial modernity's worship of rationality had a profound effect on women's ways of knowing, marginalizing them along with other alternate forms of knowledge such as the imagination and the unconscious. Feminist Spirituality under Capitalism discusses the importance of women's spiritual...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Coming Soon

The Your Silence Will Not Protect You Essays and Poems by Audre Lorde The Your Silence Will Not Protect You Essays and Poems


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Am I a Feminist? by Mary Kenny Am I a Feminist?


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Domestic Environmental Labour An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener by Carol (Ecosystem Sciences Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia) Farbotko Domestic Environmental Labour An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener
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This book addresses the question of domestic ecological labour from an eco-feminist perspective, creating new ground at the intersection of critical labour, environmental, and gender studies. It explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Future Sex by Emily Witt Future Sex

Emily Witt is single and in her thirties. Up until a few years ago, she still envisioned her sexual experience eventually reaching a terminus, like a monorail gliding to a stop at Epcot Center. Like many people, she imagined herself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Girl Power Kick-Ass Quotes from Awesome Women by Girl Power Kick-Ass Quotes from Awesome Women

The Spice Girls knew it way back in the day, and we still know it: girls rock. Who run the world? Rebel girls, that's who. With quotes from Oprah, Malala Yousafzai, Beyonce, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Emma Watson, Michelle Obama,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Big Push Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy by Cynthia Enloe The Big Push Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy

For over a century and in scores of countries, patriarchal presumptions and practices have been challenged by women and their male allies. Sexual harassment has entered common parlance; police departments are equipped with rape kits; more than half of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Big Push Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy by Cynthia Enloe The Big Push Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy

For over a century and in scores of countries, patriarchal presumptions and practices have been challenged by women and their male allies. Sexual harassment has entered common parlance; police departments are equipped with rape kits; more than half of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Big Push Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy by Cynthia Enloe The Big Push Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy

Leading feminist analyst Cynthia Enloe asks why patriarchy is proving to be such a sustainable cultural, institutional and economic system.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Feminist Activism and Sexual Politics in Europe A New Wave? by Airi-Alina Allaste, Nickie Charles, Mariona Ferrer Fons, Khursheed Wadia Feminist Activism and Sexual Politics in Europe A New Wave?
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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Feminist's Guide to Raising a Little Princess How to Raise a Girl Who Knows You Can Be Pretty in Pink and Still Lean In by Devorah Blachor Feminist's Guide to Raising a Little Princess How to Raise a Girl Who Knows You Can Be Pretty in Pink and Still Lean In


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Materialities of Sex in a Time of HIV The Promise of Vaginal Microbicides by Annette-Carina Van Der Zaag Materialities of Sex in a Time of HIV The Promise of Vaginal Microbicides

Provides a materialist analysis of the field of vaginal microbicides highlighting the problems of materialising the concept of empowerment through biomedical process, while utilising the microbicide as an analytical ally in a provocative debate with contemporary feminist theory on materiality.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Posthuman Feminism by Rosi Braidotti Posthuman Feminism

In a context marked by the virulent return of patriarchal and white supremacist attitudes, a new generation of activists, from the Xenofeminists to Pussy Riot, are continuing the struggle, fighting alongside star feminists like Emma Watson and Scarlett Johansson: these...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2017

Epigenetic Landscapes Drawings as Metaphor by Susan Merrill Squier Epigenetic Landscapes Drawings as Metaphor

Susan Merrill Squier follows the cultural trail of C. H. Waddington's epigenetic landscape metaphor from its first visualization by the artist John Piper to its use beyond science, examining how it has been used to illustrate complex systems that link...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

Epigenetic Landscapes Drawings as Metaphor by Susan Merrill Squier Epigenetic Landscapes Drawings as Metaphor

Susan Merrill Squier follows the cultural trail of C. H. Waddington's epigenetic landscape metaphor from its first visualization by the artist John Piper to its use beyond science, examining how it has been used to illustrate complex systems that link...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2017

The Stalled Revolution Is Equality for Women an Impossible Dream? by Eva Tutchell, John Edmonds The Stalled Revolution Is Equality for Women an Impossible Dream?
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This book reveals some of the critical success factors behind two of history's most successful campaigns for equality - the Votes for Women campaign and the Women's Liberation Movement, providing answers to many of the dilemmas faced my modern day...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

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I Am a Feminist 2018 Daily Calendar Quotes That Empower by Adams Media I Am a Feminist 2018 Daily Calendar Quotes That Empower

Start each day with a dose of empowerment with the I Am a Feminist: 2018 Daily Calendar.
Format: Calendar - Released: 08/08/2017

Interrogating Reproductive Loss Feminist Writings on Abortion, Miscarriage and Stillbirth by Emily R.M. Lind, Angie Deveau Interrogating Reproductive Loss Feminist Writings on Abortion, Miscarriage and Stillbirth
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Screening Images of American Masculinity in the Age of Postfeminism by Elizabeth Abele Screening Images of American Masculinity in the Age of Postfeminism


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/07/2017

Diversity in Gender and Visual Representation by Russell Luyt Diversity in Gender and Visual Representation

This book aims to encourage and develop understanding of the social category of gender, the concept of visual representation, and the relationship between the two, with contributions stimulating discussion within and between disciplines, research paradigms, and methods. By emphasising `real...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Equality Struggles Women's Movements, Neoliberal Markets and State Political Agendas in Scandinavia by Mia Liinason Equality Struggles Women's Movements, Neoliberal Markets and State Political Agendas in Scandinavia

In recent times where European welfare states are undergoing serious economic and social crises and being increasingly exposed to criticism, there has been a noticeable revival of feminist interest in the issues of equality. Focusing on a signature aspect of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Subversions by Erika Block Subversions

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Mad MAdchen Feminism and Generational Conflict in Recent German Literature and Film by Margaret McCarthy Mad MAdchen Feminism and Generational Conflict in Recent German Literature and Film

This book offers an incisive cultural analysis of these trans-generational debates, identifying characteristic features of their representation in German literature, film, and media.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

The Second Sex by Rachele Dini The Second Sex

The Second Sex caused uproar when it appeared in 1949. Simone de Beauvoir sets out groundbreaking ideas on what it meant to be a woman, charting the oppression of the second sex. She argued that gender identity was shaped by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Gender Trouble by Tim Smith-Laing Gender Trouble

Butler's 1990 work shook the foundations of feminist theory and changed the conversation about gender. While many thinkers already accepted that gender was a category constructed by society defined by one's genitalia, Butler went further and argued that gender is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Second Sex by Rachele Dini The Second Sex

The Second Sex caused uproar when it appeared in 1949.Simone de Beauvoir sets out groundbreaking ideas on what it meant to be a woman, charting the oppression of the second sex.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Gender Trouble by Gender Trouble

Butler's 1990 work shook the foundations of feminist theory and changed the conversation about gender. While many thinkers already accepted that gender was a category constructed by society defined by one's genitalia, Butler went further and argued that gender is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Existential Eroticism A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women's Oppression-Perpetuating Choices by Shay Welch Existential Eroticism A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women's Oppression-Perpetuating Choices

This book focuses on feminist analyses of women's oppression-perpetuating choices in order to ascertain how such biases in theorizing can undermine liberation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Feminine Mystique by Elizabeth Whitaker The Feminine Mystique

In 1963's The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan challenged the vision 1950s America had of itself as a nation of happy housewives and contented families. After World War II, society had fostered the idea that women wanted to run a home...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

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