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Global Gender


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The Global Gender series provides original research from across the humanities and social sciences, casting light on a range of topics from international authors examining the diverse and shifting issues of gender and sexuality on the world stage. Utilising a range of approaches and interventions, these texts are a lively and accessible resource for both scholars and upper level students from a wide array of fields including Gender and Women’s Studies, Sociology, Politics, Communication, Cultural Studies and Literature.

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Gender, Sexuality and National Identity in the Lives of British Lifestyle Migrants in Spain Chasing the Rainbow

Gender, Sexuality and National Identity in the Lives of British Lifestyle Migrants in Spain: Chasing the Rainbow

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Laura Dixon
March 29, 2021

This book takes an intimate look at the lives of British migrants in Sitges, an affluent coastal tourist town in Northern Spain and investigates ideas of gender, sexuality and national identity as they are brought to life through the voices of British lifestyle migrants. Situating Sitges as a ...

Gender and Australian Celebrity Culture

Gender and Australian Celebrity Culture

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Anthea Taylor, Joanna McIntyre
December 30, 2020

This intellectually vibrant volume is the first collection to deal with Australian celebrity in ways that account for both cultural and gendered specificities, demonstrating how gendered ways of imagining Australia are reinforced and contested in celebrity representations and self-presentations. ...

The Women’s International Democratic Federation, the Global South and the Cold War Defending the Rights of Women of the ‘Whole World’

The Women’s International Democratic Federation, the Global South and the Cold War: Defending the Rights of Women of the ‘Whole World’

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Yulia Gradskova
December 30, 2020

This book examines the role of the Women's International Defense Federation (WIDF) in transnational women’s activism in the context of the Cold War, and in connection to the rights of women from Asia, Africa and Latin America. Combining a global history and postcolonial theory approach, this ...

Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border

Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border

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Nuala Finnegan
December 18, 2020

Since the early 1990s, the repeated murders of women from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico have become something of a global cause célèbre. Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border examines creative responses to these acts of violence. It reveals how theatre, art, film, fiction and ...

Men in the American Women’s Rights Movement, 1830–1890 Cumbersome Allies

Men in the American Women’s Rights Movement, 1830–1890: Cumbersome Allies

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Hélène Quanquin
November 30, 2020

This book studies male activists in American feminism from the 1830s to the late 19th century, using archival work on personal papers as well as public sources to demonstrate their diverse and often contradictory advocacy of women’s rights, as important but also cumbersome allies. Focussing mainly...

Bisexuality in Europe Sexual Citizenship, Romantic Relationships, and Bi+ Identities

Bisexuality in Europe: Sexual Citizenship, Romantic Relationships, and Bi+ Identities

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Emiel Maliepaard, Renate Baumgartner
November 02, 2020

Bisexuality in Europe offers an accessible and diverse overview of research on bisexuality and bi+ people in Europe, providing a foundation for theorising and empirical work on plurisexual orientations and identities, and the experiences and realities of people who desire more than one sex or ...

Queering the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema

Queering the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema

1st Edition

James S. Williams
August 28, 2020

This exciting and original volume offers the first comprehensive critical study of the recent profusion of European films and television addressing sexual migration and seeking to capture the lives and experiences of LGBTIQ+ migrants and refugees. Queering the Migrant in Contemporary European ...

Gender-Based Violence in Latin American and Iberian Cinemas

Gender-Based Violence in Latin American and Iberian Cinemas

1st Edition

Rebeca Maseda García, María José Gámez Fuentes, Barbara Zecchi
May 27, 2020

Gender-Based Violence in Latin American and Iberian Cinemas rethinks the intersection between violence and its gendered representation. This is a groundbreaking contribution to the international debate on the cinematic construction of gender-based violence. With essays from diverse cultural ...

Nordic Gender Equality Policy in a Europeanisation Perspective

Nordic Gender Equality Policy in a Europeanisation Perspective

1st Edition

Knut Dørum
December 18, 2019

This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the role Nordic countries have played as exporters and importers of gender equality policies, and of how Europeanisation has framed the development and harmonisation of legislation and politics between the countries, with global consequences. The ...

Early Motherhood in Digital Societies Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal

Early Motherhood in Digital Societies: Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal

1st Edition

Ranjana Das
December 12, 2019

Early Motherhood in Digital Societies offers a nuanced understanding of what the digital turn has meant for new mothers in an intense and critical period before and after they have a baby, often called the ‘perinatal’ period. The book looks at an array of digital communication and content by ...

Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

1st Edition

Aidan Smith
September 11, 2019

Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist ...

Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity

Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity

1st Edition

Grisel Y. Acosta
May 21, 2019

Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity is an exploration of Latinas on the periphery of both Latina culture and mainstream culture in the United States. Whether they are deliberately rejected or whether they choose to reject sexist, classist, or racist practices within their cultures, the ...

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