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Reading Literature and Theory at the Intersections of Queer and Class Class Notes and Queer-ies

Reading Literature and Theory at the Intersections of Queer and Class: Class Notes and Queer-ies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Maria Olive Alexopoulos, Tomasz Basiuk, Susanne Hochreiter, Tijana Ristic Kern
September 26, 2024

Reading Literature and Theory at the Intersections of Queer and Class focuses on the crossover of queer and class, examining a range of texts across languages and genres and spanning nearly a century. This collection of essays considers the intersection of queer and class in relation to literary ...

A Feminist Approach to Sensitive Research Designing the Clay Embodiment Research Method

A Feminist Approach to Sensitive Research: Designing the Clay Embodiment Research Method

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Tricia Ong
August 26, 2024

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 ...

Postfeminism, Postrace and Digital Politics in Asian American Food Blogs

Postfeminism, Postrace and Digital Politics in Asian American Food Blogs

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Tisha Dejmanee
August 26, 2024

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 ...

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
January 29, 2024

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...

Transmasculinity on Television

Transmasculinity on Television

1st Edition

By Patrice Oppliger
January 29, 2024

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 ...

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

By Alan McKee, Katerina Litsou, Paul Byron, Roger Ingham
January 29, 2024

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...

Israeli Masculinity, Sex Work, and Consumerism Heteronormativity and Sexual Repertoires

Israeli Masculinity, Sex Work, and Consumerism: Heteronormativity and Sexual Repertoires

1st Edition

By Yeela Lahav-Raz
March 03, 2022

Israeli Masculinity, Sex Work, and Consumerism: Heteronormativity and Sexual Repertoires explores the inner world of Israeli sex work consumers and their use of digital technologies on which intense feelings of social togetherness and belonging create a localized form of homosociality and ...

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
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 ...

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

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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