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History & Feminism
Feminist Moments : Reading Feminist Texts by
Publication Date: 2015-12-17
In juxtaposing and analysing a wide range of texts which despite their significance are rarely discussed together, Feminist Moments provides a fascinating historical narrative of feminist thought.
Fight Like a Girl by
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
Profiles of both famous and lesser-known feminists will be featured alongside descriptions of how their actions affected the overall feminist cause, and unique portraits (artist's renderings) of the feminists themselves.
Systems of Privilege and Inequality
Emerging Intersections by
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
An anthology of ten essays that looks at the problems of inequality and oppression from new angles and promotes intersectionality as an interpretive tool to better understand the ways in which race, gender, and other dimensions of difference shape our lives.
Gender: the Key Concepts by
Publication Date: 2013-02-11
Provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major figures associated with the term.
Publication Date: 2012-04-27
Gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender.
Gender Development by
Publication Date: 2014-11-10
Gender development is examined from infancy through adolescence, integrating biological, socialization, and cognitive perspectives.
Health and Reproductive Issues
Gender and Household Labor
Within most heterosexual households, unpaid household labor is differentially divided based on gender. Specifically, women tend to perform a greater share of household labor than their male partners.
On Gender, Labor, and Inequality by
Publication Date: 2016-07-15
Presents 40 years of Ruth Milkman's essential writings, tracing the parallel evolutions of her ideas and the field she helped define.
Women and Culture
Battling Pornography by
Publication Date: 2011-06-30
Locates the origins of anti-pornography sentiment in the turbulent social and cultural history of the late 1960s and 1970s.
Bodies of Information by
Publication Date: 2019-01-08
The anthology assembles a varied group of leading feminist voices on a variety of topics in digital humanities, including ubiquitous computing, game studies, new materialisms, and cultural phenomena like hashtag activism, hacktivism, and campaigns against online misogyny.
Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn by
Publication Date: 2015-09-30
Brings together writings from feminist critics that chart the current terrain of feminized pop cultural production.
Women and Media: A Critical Introduction by
Publication Date: 2006-01-17
A cross-cultural examination of the ways in which women have worked inside and outside mainstream media organizations since the 1970s.
Women and Activism
Votes for Women! by
Publication Date: 2018-02-13
For nearly 150 years, American women did not have the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, they won that right, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified at last. To achieve that victory, some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes even broke the law—for more than eight decades.
Lighting the Fires of Freedom by
Publication Date: 2018-04-01
A groundbreaking collection of profiles of African American women leaders in the twentieth-century fight for civil rights.
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