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Unstable Ground

by Alex Alvarez

Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity—ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. Alex Alvarez provides an essential...


Being Unequal: How Identity Helps Make and Break Power and Privilege

by Peter L. Callero

Being Unequal explores how identity categories associated with race, class, gender, and sexuality help shape inequality. This concise and accessible book asks: How is identity experienced? How does identity...


Being Unequal

by Peter L. Callero

We may think we control our own destinies, but who we are, how we think, what we feel, and how we act are shaped by multiple, intersecting identities that have different amounts of power and value in our society....


The Gender Agenda

by Ros Ball, James Millar & Marianne Grabrucker

From language and clothes, to toys and the media, society inflicts unwritten rules on each gender from birth. Aiming to make people aware of the way gender is constructed and constantly reinforced, this diary...


On ne naît pas femme : on le devient

by Bonnie Mann & Martina Ferrari

This collection of essays takes up the most famous feminist sentence ever written, Simone de Beauvoir's "On ne naît pas femme: on le devient," finding in it a flashpoint that galvanizes feminist thinking and...


A Vindication of the Rights of Men

by Mary Wollstonecraft

In 1790 came that "extraordinary outburst of passionate intelligence," Mary Wollstonecraft's reply to Edmund Burke's attack on the principles of the French Revolution entitled a "Vindication of the Rights of...


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

No feminism or feminist philosophy without "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman". Wollstonecraft argues not only that women ought to have the education of a woman should fit her position and role in society,...


Thoughts on the Education of Daughters

by Mary Wollstonecraft

The pamphlet consists of a number of short treatises, indicating certain laws and principles which Mary thought needed to be more generally understood and more ?rmly established. Many passages show that as early...


Comics Art in China

by John A. Lent & Xu Ying

In the most comprehensive and authoritative source on this subject, Comics Art in China covers almost all comics art forms in mainland China, providing the history from the nineteenth century to the present...


Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados: Class and Culture on the South Texas Border

by Chad Richardson & Michael J. Pisani

A classic account of life on the Texas-Mexico border, Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados offers the fullest portrait currently available of the people of the South Texas/Northern Mexico borderlands. First...


Why Harry Met Sally: Subversive Jewishness, Anglo-Christian Power, and the Rhetoric of Modern Love

by Joshua Louis Moss

From immigrant ghetto love stories such as The Cohens and the Kellys (1926), through romantic comedies including Meet the Parents (2000) and Knocked Up (2007), to television series such as Transparent (2014-),...


Rethinking Political Islam

by Shadi Hamid & William McCants

For years, scholars hypothesized about what Islamists might do if they ever came to power. Now, they have answers: confusing ones. In the Levant, ISIS established a government by brute force, implementing an...


Political Islam in Tunisia

by Anne Wolf

Political Islam in Tunisia uncovers the secret history of Tunisia's main Islamist movement, Ennahda, from its origins in the 1960s to the present. Banned until the popular uprisings of 2010-11 and the overthrow...


The Indian Ladies' Magazine, 1901–1938

by Deborah Anna Logan

This book examines the varied influences and accomplishments of the Indian Ladies’ Magazine, the first Indian magazine established and edited by an Indian woman—Kamala Satthianadhan—in English, written...


Unbreakable: Women Share Stories of Resilience and Hope

by Jane Caro

Every woman has a story. Every woman has a story of survival. In this revealingly honest collection, successful Australian women talk about the challenges they have overcome, from sexual assault and domestic...


Regretting Motherhood: A Study

by Orna Donath

Women who opt not to be mothers are frequently warned that they will regret their decision later in life, yet we rarely talk about the possibility that the opposite might also be true—that women who have children...


The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

by Lisa Pace Vetter

Recovering the powerful and influential contributions of women from the nation’s formative years.

The Political Thought of America’s Founding Feminists traces the significance of Frances Wright, Harriet Martineau,...


Queer Voices from the Locker Room

by Cu-Hullan Tsuyoshi McGivern & Paul Chamness Miller

The editors intended for this volume to provide queer and ally athletes a space to have a voice and share the experiences that have been significant in their identity as an athletic member of the LGBT+ community....


Conversations with Edwidge Danticat

by Maxine Lavon Montgomery

This volume sheds a much-needed light on Edwidge Danticat (b. 1969) and her ability to depict timely issues in sparkling prose that delves deep into the borderlands, an uncharted in-between space located outside...


Mega-events and social change

by Maurice Roche

The spectacle of major cultural and sporting events can preoccupy modern societies. This book is concerned with contemporary mega-events, like the Olympics and Expos. Using a sociological perspective Roche argues...