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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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Feminist Organizing Across the Generations

Feminist Organizing Across the Generations

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Karen Bojar
November 25, 2021

Feminist Organizing Across the Generations spans almost 60 years of feminist history and traces the evolution of feminist activism from the 1960s until the present. Using the Philadelphia chapter of the National Women's Organization as a starting point, Karen Bojar explores how feminist organizing...

Comparative Perspectives on Gender Equality in Japan and Norway Same but Different?

Comparative Perspectives on Gender Equality in Japan and Norway: Same but Different?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Masako Ishii-Kuntz, Guro Korsnes Kristensen, Priscilla Ringrose
November 17, 2021

This book compares perspectives on gender equality and diversity in Norway and Japan, focusing on family, education, media and technology, sexuality and reproduction, and literature as seen through a gendered lens. What can we learn from a comparison between two countries who stand in significant ...

#MeToo and Cyber Activism in China Gendered Violence and Scripts of Power

#MeToo and Cyber Activism in China: Gendered Violence and Scripts of Power

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Li Ma
November 16, 2021

This book focuses on the #MeToo movement in China, critically examining how three competing ideologies have worked in co-opting #MeToo activism: China’s official communism, Western neoliberalism, and an emerging Chinese cyber feminism. In 2018, China’s #MeToo cyber activism initially maintained ...

Women in the Budapest School of Psychoanalysis Girls of Tomorrow

Women in the Budapest School of Psychoanalysis: Girls of Tomorrow

1st Edition

By Anna Borgos
July 30, 2021

This book explores the life, scholarly oeuvre and intellectual connections of the significant "first generation" Hungarian female psychoanalysts, situating their lives within the wider context of social history and the history of psychoanalysis. Budapest was one of the main centres of ...

Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border

Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border

1st Edition

By Nuala Finnegan
March 31, 2021

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 ...

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

1st Edition

By 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

Edited By 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’?

1st Edition

By 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 ...

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

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

1st Edition

By 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

Edited By 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

Edited By 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

Edited By Rebeca Maseda García, María José Gámez Fuentes, Barbara Zecchi
June 04, 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 ...

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