Books in category Social Science – Feminism & Feminist Theory

  • Gender at the Crossroads of Knowledge

    Gender at the Crossroads of Knowledge
    Micaela Di Leonardo

    . . . Feminist anthropology has a very important analytical position in gender studies generally. . . . This volume will do a good job of presenting anthropological contributions to non-anthropological audiences.

  • Riot Days

    Riot Days
    Maria Alyokhina

    'One of the most brilliant and inspiring things I've read in years. Couldn't put it down. This book is freedom' Chris Kraus, author of I Love Dick 'Reading: RIOT DAYS, by PussyRiot member MariaAlyokhina.

  • Making Postmodern Mothers

    Making ‘Postmodern’ Mothers
    Meredith Nash

    This book, the first of its kind, provides a multi-disciplinary, empirical account of pregnant embodiment and how it fits into wider sociological and feminist discourses about gender, bodies, "fitness," "fat," feminism, celebrity and …

  • The Ties That Bind

    The Ties That Bind
    Linda J. Waite, Christine Bachrach

    What factors explain the dramatic changes in union formation we have observed over recent decades?Edited by Linda J. Waite. Co-edited by Christine Bachrach, Michelle Hindin, Elizabeth Thomson, and Arland Thornton.

  • Antifeminism in the Academy

    Antifeminism in the Academy
    VèVè A. Clark

    Contending that the anti-feminist backlash in the academy is part of the broader "politically correct" rhetoric, this collection of writers, academics and activists is a much-needed response to the assault on feminist thinkers and critics …

  • The Legacy of Second Wave Feminism in American Politics

    The Legacy of Second-Wave Feminism in American Politics
    Angie Maxwell, Todd Shields

    This book chronicles the influence of second wave feminism on everything from electoral politics to LGBTQ rights.

  • Material Feminisms

    Material Feminisms
    Stacy Alaimo

    Vicki Kirby p. 214 8 Trans-Corporeal Feminisms and the Ethical Space of Nature Stacy Alaimo p. 237 9 Landscape, Memory, and Forgetting: Thinking Through (my Mother’s) Body and Place Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands p. 265 Part 3 Material …

  • Feminist Morality

    Feminist Morality
    Virginia Held

    How does feminism change how we think, feel, and act? In this book, Virginia Held explores the implications of feminist theory for contemporary views of moral choice, and related changes in our ethical and social ideals.

  • Asexualities

    Karli June Cerankowski, Megan Milks

    Together, these essays challenge the ways in which we imagine gender and sexuality in relation to desire and sexual practice. Asexualities provides a critical reevaluation of even the most radical queer theorizations of sexuality.

  • The Impossibility of Motherhood

    The Impossibility of Motherhood
    Patrice DiQuinzio

    This book considers how thinkers including de Beauvoir, Kristeva, Chodorow and Rich struggle to negotiate this dilemma of difference in analyzing mothering, encompassing the paradoxes concerning embodiment, gender and representation they …

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