Gender Studies

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Achieving Against the Odds

How Academics Become Teachers of Diverse Students

Edited by Esther Kingston-Mann and Tim Sieber

Compelling essays on non-traditional students written by non-traditional faculty

240 pages | 6 x 9


Am I Still a Woman?

Hysterectomy and Gender Identity

Jean Elson

What makes a woman a woman?

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables


Are We the 99%?

The Occupy Movement, Feminism, and Intersectionality

Heather McKee Hurwitz

Intersectionality lessons for contemporary “big-tent” organizing

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 tables


"Beyond the Law"

The Politics of Ending the Death Penalty for Sodomy in Britain

Charles Upchurch

A major reexamination of the earliest British parliamentary efforts to abolish capital punishment for consensual sex acts between men

302 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 halftones


The Changing of the Guard

Lesbian and Gay Elders, Identity, and Social Change

Dana Rosenfeld

The greatest generation&--lesbian and gay elders, and how they lived their lives from before Stonewall to today

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables 1 figure


Conceiving Masculinity

Male Infertility, Medicine, and Identity

Liberty Walther Barnes

Shining a light on the world of male infertility and how clinics bolster and protect men's notions of masculinity

228 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table


Constructing the Patriarchal City

Gender and the Built Environments of London, Dublin, Toronto, and Chicago, 1870s into the 1940s

Maureen A. Flanagan

An original, comparative examination of how ideas about gender resulted in the consolidation of the patriarchal city in the Anglo-Atlantic urban world

342 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 halftones, 6 maps


Critical Race Theory

The Cutting Edge, Third Edition

Edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

A significant revision of a classroom mainstay for the twenty-first century

860 pages | 7 x 10


Crossing the Border to India

Youth, Migration, and Masculinities in Nepal

Jeevan R. Sharma

How the changing political economy of rural Nepal informs the desire and agency of young male migrants who seek work in cities

190 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 3 figures, 1 map


Dark Continent of Our Bodies

Black Feminism and the Politics of Respectability

E. Frances White

A spirited and provocative engagement of black feminism

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Disabled Futures

A Framework for Radical Inclusion

Milo W. Obourn

Offering a new avenue for understanding race, gender, and disability as mutually constitutive through an analysis of literature and films

188 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 line drawing, 5 halftones


Disorders of Desire

Sexuality and Gender in Modern American Sexology

Janice M. Irvine

How our notions about sexual behavior and sexuality have been influenced by sexology, from its roots in nineteenth century Europe to Kinsey's research to the current Viagra Revolution

320 pages | 6 x 9


Disruptive Situations

Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut

Ghassan Moussawi

The first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence

210 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 figures, 3 halftones


East Is West and West Is East

Gender, Culture, and Interwar Encounters between Asia and America

Karen Kuo

How race, gender, and sexuality were reimagined in the interwar encounters of Asians and Americans

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 2 halftones


Economies of Desire

Sex and Tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Amalia L. Cabezas

Money, sex, and love: Are they merely “market forces” in transnational tourism?

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 11 halftones