Representations of Lethal Gender-Based Violence in Italy Between Journalism and Literature Femminicidio Narratives
Gender Hierarchy of Masculinity and Femininity during the Chinese Cultural Revolution Revolutionary Opera Films
Transmasculinity on Television
Pornography, Indigeneity and Neocolonialism
By Nicoletta Mandolini
May 31, 2023
This book discusses femicide in Italy, and the cultural conversations that have resulted from feminist discourse on lethal violence against women entering the mainstream, by analyzing journalistic inquiries and literary works produced after 2012. In a global and national context where activism’s ...
By Tisha Dejmanee
December 26, 2022
This book examines how Asian American women bloggers challenge dominant race and gender discourses through the practice of food blogging. Asian American food blogs, which situate recipes and food photography within the personal narratives and domestic spaces of Asian American women, offer unique ...
By Tricia Ong
December 07, 2022
This book explores the development and implementation of the Clay Embodiment Research Method (CERM) with one of the most stigmatized, oppressed, and marginalized groups of women in Nepal: sex-trafficked women. It argues for the use of a feminist approach to such research given the prevailing ...
By Alan McKee, Katerina Litsou, Paul Byron, Roger Ingham
June 17, 2022
This book presents an innovative cross-disciplinary report on research across the humanities and social sciences about the relationship between pornography and its consumers. For policy makers and the wider public it can be difficult to obtain a clear understanding of the current state of knowledge...
By Zhuying Li
May 30, 2022
Focusing on the influence of Maoist ideology and masculinist power on the representations of women in revolutionary opera films made during the Cultural Revolution, this book considers the gendered hierarchy between masculinity and femininity in relation to the historic and cultural context in ...
By Patrice Oppliger
May 13, 2022
This book explores how television and streaming services portray transgender characters who identify as male or nonbinary in television media. Transmasculinity on Television takes a closer look at transmasculine and nonbinary characters on broadcast, cable, and streaming services between 2000 and ...
By Sara Gabai
April 05, 2022
LGBTQI Digital Media Activism and Counter-Hate Speech in Italy analyzes the organizational communication practices of Italian LGBTQI activists. The book investigates digital media activism practices, and how, through artifacts of political engagement, activists are championing social change through...
By Ruth Abou Rached
April 01, 2022
By exploring how translation has shaped the literary contexts of six Iraqi woman writers, this book offers new insights into their translation pathways as part of their stories’ politics of meaning-making. The writers in focus are Samira Al-Mana, Daizy Al-Amir, Inaam Kachachi, Betool Khedairi, Alia...
By Tim Gregory
March 04, 2020
Pornography, Indigeneity and Neocolonialism examines how pornography operates as a representational system that authenticates settler colonies, focussing on American and Australian examples to reveal how pornography encodes whiteness, pleasure, colonisation and Indigeneity. This is the first text ...
By Lauren S. Berliner, Ron Krabill
February 25, 2020
Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media is an edited collection that brings together feminist theory and participatory media pedagogy. It asks what, if anything, is inherently feminist about participatory media? Can participatory media practices and pedagogies be used to reanimate or enact ...
By Colleen Arendt
February 25, 2020
Gender, Sport and the Role of the Alter Ego in Roller Derby focuses on the resurgence of roller derby by examining the appeal and dedication to a sport that combines the masculine aggression and physicality of sport with a more feminine, or alternative, style of organizing and community building. ...
By Stephen Kerry
September 05, 2019
Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban ...