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Film, Feminism and Melanie Klein: Weird Lullabies

Film, Feminism and Melanie Klein: Weird Lullabies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Suzy Gordon
January 01, 2021

Exploring the encounter between feminism, film theory, and the psychoanalysis of Melanie Klein, this book argues for the importance of 'negativity' as a key concept through which to develop a feminist cultural politics responsive to the violence and pessimism of a new generation of women’s...

Sociability, Sexuality, Self: Relationality and Individualization

Sociability, Sexuality, Self: Relationality and Individualization

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Sasha Roseneil
January 01, 2021

As more and more people spend longer periods of their lives outside conventional families and couples, radical transformation in personal life is underway. Much of the love, care and support that matters to people now takes place beyond the boundaries of  the family, between partners who do...

Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia

Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia

1st Edition

Maria do Mar Pereira
June 05, 2019

Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s...

Feminism's Queer Temporalities

Feminism's Queer Temporalities

1st Edition

Sam McBean
March 09, 2018

Despite feminism’s uneven movements, it has been predominantly understood through metaphors of generations or waves. Feminism's Queer Temporalities builds on critiques of the limitations of this linear model to explore alternative ways of imagining feminism’s timing. It finds in feminism’s literary...

Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives

Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives

1st Edition

Venla Oikkonen
May 25, 2017

Since the early 1990s, evolutionary psychology has produced widely popular visions of modern men and women as driven by their prehistoric genes. In Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives, Venla Oikkonen explores the rhetorical appeal of evolutionary psychology by viewing it...

Irish Feminist Futures

Irish Feminist Futures

1st Edition

Claire Bracken
February 15, 2016

This book is about the future: Ireland’s future and feminism’s future, approached from a moment that has recently passed. The Celtic Tiger (circa 1995-2008) was a time of extraordinary and radical change, in which Ireland’s economic, demographic, and social structures underwent significant...

Arab, Muslim, Woman: Voice and Vision in Postcolonial Literature and Film

Arab, Muslim, Woman: Voice and Vision in Postcolonial Literature and Film

1st Edition

Lindsey Moore
May 19, 2014

Given a long history of representation by others, what themes and techniques do Arab Muslim women writers, filmmakers and visual artists foreground in their presentation of postcolonial experience? Lindsey Moore’s groundbreaking book demonstrates ways in which women appropriate textual and visual...

Feminist Cultural Studies of Science and Technology

Feminist Cultural Studies of Science and Technology

1st Edition

Maureen McNeil
April 28, 2014

Feminist Cultural Studies of Science and Technology challenges the assumption that science is simply what scientists do, say, or write: it shows the multiple and dispersed makings of science and technology in everyday life and popular culture. This first major guide and review of the new field of...

Feminism, Culture and Embodied Practice: The Rhetorics of Comparison

Feminism, Culture and Embodied Practice: The Rhetorics of Comparison

1st Edition

Carolyn Pedwell
January 31, 2012

Within both feminist theory and popular culture, establishing similarities between embodied practices rooted in different cultural and geo-political contexts (e.g. ‘African’ female genital cutting and ‘Western’ cosmetic surgery) has become increasingly common as a means of countering cultural...

Working with Affect in Feminist Readings: Disturbing Differences

Working with Affect in Feminist Readings: Disturbing Differences

1st Edition

Marianne Liljeström, Susanna Paasonen
January 31, 2012

Affect has become something of a buzzword in cultural and feminist theory during the past decade. References to affect, emotions and intensities abound, their implications in terms of research practices have often remained less manifest. Working with Affect in Feminist Readings: Disturbing...

Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process: Feminist Reflections

Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process: Feminist Reflections

1st Edition

Róisín Ryan-Flood, Rosalind Gill
October 18, 2010

Feminist research is informed by a history of breaking silences, of demanding that women’s voices be heard, recorded and included in wider intellectual genealogies and histories. This has led to an emphasis on voice and speaking out in the research endeavour. Moments of secrecy and silence are less...

Violent Femmes: Women as Spies in Popular Culture

Violent Femmes: Women as Spies in Popular Culture

1st Edition

Rosie White
October 25, 2007

The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations...

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