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What Do We Know About the Effects of Pornography After Fifty Years of Academic Research?

What Do We Know About the Effects of Pornography After Fifty Years of Academic Research?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 ...

Gender Hierarchy of Masculinity and Femininity during the Chinese Cultural Revolution Revolutionary Opera Films

Gender Hierarchy of Masculinity and Femininity during the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Revolutionary Opera Films

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 ...

Transmasculinity on Television

Transmasculinity on Television

1st Edition

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 ...

LGBTQI Digital Media Activism and Counter-Hate Speech in Italy

LGBTQI Digital Media Activism and Counter-Hate Speech in Italy

1st Edition

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...

Reading Iraqi Women’s Novels in English Translation Iraqi Women’s Stories

Reading Iraqi Women’s Novels in English Translation: Iraqi Women’s Stories

1st Edition

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...

Representations of Lethal Gender-Based Violence in Italy Between Journalism and Literature Femminicidio Narratives

Representations of Lethal Gender-Based Violence in Italy Between Journalism and Literature: Femminicidio Narratives

1st Edition

By Nicoletta Mandolini
August 16, 2021

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 ...

Pornography, Indigeneity and Neocolonialism

Pornography, Indigeneity and Neocolonialism

1st Edition

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 ...

Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media Pedagogy, Publics, Practice

Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media: Pedagogy, Publics, Practice

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Gender, Sport, and the Role of Alter Ego in Roller Derby

Gender, Sport, and the Role of Alter Ego in Roller Derby

1st Edition

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. ...

Trans Dilemmas Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

1st Edition

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 ...

The Poetry of Arab Women from the Pre-Islamic Age to Andalusia

The Poetry of Arab Women from the Pre-Islamic Age to Andalusia

1st Edition

By Wessam Elmeligi
June 13, 2019

This is a compilation of poetry written by Arabic women poets from pre-Islamic times to the end of the Abbasid caliphate and Andalusia, and offers translations of over 200 poets together with literary commentary on the poets and their poetry. This critical anthology presents the poems of more than...

Interviews with Mexican Women We Don't Talk About Feminism Here

Interviews with Mexican Women: We Don't Talk About Feminism Here

1st Edition

By Carlos Coria-Sanchez
June 03, 2019

Interviews with Mexican Women: We Don’t Talk About Feminism Here presents a series of conversations with Mexican women representing a wide geographical range within Mexico. The interviews broach current social issues and discuss their correlation to the Mexican feminist movement of the 1970s and ...

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