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Against CitizenshipThe Violence of the Normative

Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative

Amy L. Brandzel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040030
eISBN:
9780252098239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040030.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Numerous activists and scholars have appealed for rights, inclusion, and justice in the name of “citizenship.” This book shows that there is nothing redeemable about citizenship, nothing worth ... More

Anna Howard ShawThe Work of Woman Suffrage

Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Trisha Franzen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This first scholarly biography of Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919) sheds new light on an important woman suffrage leader who has too often been overlooked and misunderstood. An immigrant from a poor ... More

Autism and GenderFrom Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks

Autism and Gender: From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks

Jordynn Jack

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038372
eISBN:
9780252096259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038372.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The reasons behind the increase in autism diagnoses have become hotly contested in the media as well as within the medical, scholarly, and autistic communities. This book suggests the proliferating ... More

Bad GirlsYoung Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Amanda H. Littauer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book looks at mid-century American sex and culture. It traces the origins of the “sexual revolution” of the 1960s. The book argues that sexual liberation was much more than a reaction to 1950s ... More

Beyond PartitionGender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Deepti Misri

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038853
eISBN:
9780252096815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038853.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book shows how 1947 marked the beginning of a history of politicized animosity associated with the differing ideas of “India” held by communities and in regions on one hand, and by the ... More

Beyond RespectabilityThe Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Brittney C. Cooper

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040993
eISBN:
9780252099540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040993.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the late nineteenth century, a group of publicly active African American women emerged from the social and educational elite to assume racial leadership roles. Their work challenged thinking on ... More

Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century

Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century

Nazera Sadiq Wright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040573
eISBN:
9780252099014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040573.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Long portrayed as a masculine endeavor, the African American struggle for progress often found expression through an unlikely literary figure: the black girl. Drawing on heavy archival research on a ... More

Capital IntentionsFemale Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Edith Sparks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Late nineteenth-century San Francisco was an ethnically diverse but male-dominated society bustling from a rowdy gold rush, earthquakes, and explosive economic growth. Within this booming ... More

Changing Chinese MasculinitiesFrom Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the ... More

Colored No MoreReinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Treva B. Lindsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041020
eISBN:
9780252099571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041020.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C. examines the expressive culture of African American women in Washington, D.C. during the early twentieth century. Honing in on the ... More

Conceiving the FuturePronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

Laura L. Lovett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831076
eISBN:
9781469604725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868102_lovett
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Through nostalgic idealizations of motherhood, family, and the home, influential leaders in early twentieth-century America constructed and legitimated a range of reforms that promoted human ... More

Constructive FeminismWomen's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Daphne Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines the deliberate and unintended spatial consequences of feminism’s second wave, a social movement dedicated to reconfiguring power relations between women and men. Placing the ... More

Cupcakes, Pinterest, and LadypornFeminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Elana Levine (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Media expansion into the digital realm and the continuing segregation of users into niches has led to a proliferation of cultural products targeted to and consumed by women. Though often dismissed as ... More

Dissident FriendshipsFeminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Elora Halim Chowdhury and Liz Philipose (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040412
eISBN:
9780252098833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Often perceived as unbridgeable, the boundaries that divide humanity from itself—whether national, gender, racial, political, or imperial—are rearticulated through friendship. This book expresses the ... More

Ecological BorderlandsBody, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Christina Holmes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Environmental practices among Mexican American women have spurred a reconsideration of ecofeminism among Chicana feminists. This book examines ecological themes across the arts, Chicana activism, and ... More

First Queer Voices from Thailand"Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Peter A. Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

First Queer Voices from Thailand: Uncle Go’s Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys is a fully revised and substantially expanded edition of Peter Jackson’s pioneering study of an Asian gay ... More

Football and ManlinessAn Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Football and Manliness: An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Thomas P. Oates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040948
eISBN:
9780252099489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040948.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book traces a quiet transformation in public life, in which a populist sense of white male aggrievement, and an admiration for deal-making sensibilities and an interest in remaking the self have ... More

Freud's Jaw and Other Lost ObjectsFractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Lana Lin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277711
eISBN:
9780823280568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277711.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Freud’s Jaw and Other Lost Objects examines the vulnerabilities of the human body, in particular how cancer disrupts feelings of bodily integrity and agency. Employing psychoanalytic and literary ... More

FuckologyCritical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Lisa Downing, Iain Morland, and Nikki Sullivan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

One of the twentieth century’s most controversial sexologists—or “fuckologists,” to use his own term—John Money was considered a trailblazing scientist and sexual libertarian by some, but damned by ... More

Gendered ResistanceWomen, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Mary E. Frederickson and Delores M. Walters (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037900
eISBN:
9780252095160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037900.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Inspired by the searing story of Margaret Garner, the escaped slave who in 1856 slit her daughter's throat rather than have her forced back into slavery, this book focuses on historical and ... More

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