Gender Studies

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The future is inescapably the past, or so it often seems in What Future.

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“Female rage is the essential fuel of #metoo.”
—Caitlin Flanagan

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"Some stories are better than the books written about them and, sadly, this is one of them."

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In Leftover in China: The Women Shaping the World’s Next Superpower, Roseann Lake, who worked at a television station in Beijing, provides us with a new angle on the usual narrati

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With its cover image of an eroticized version of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring this book would draw the eye on any coffee table, though what this  image says in terms of Grace Banks’

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Halberstam begins his “quirky” text with a tribute to David Bowie, whose gendered appearance “part man, part woman, part space alien” inspires his reflections on the relationship between sex, gende

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“No doubt, Georgia O’Keeffe would paint her support for the #MeToo movement though she might not post the tweets.”

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“In This Grand Experiment, Jessica Ziparo tells the history of female federal employees in Washington, DC, 1861–1865, ‘an important but overlooked

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Yes, the 1990s was oh-so naughty, and David Friend has a grand time telling this romp of a tale in his new book, The Naughty Nineties.

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Paris, France. The artistic capital of the world in the 19th century. Inheriting the title at the end of the Italian Renaissance, it became a mecca of all things artful.

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This lively little book comes with an endorsement from Gloria Steinem who most memorably addressed this issue in the October 1978 issue of Ms.

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Although described as a publication of general interest How to Understand Your Gender is primarily directed to people pondering their own trangender/non-binary/gender diverse iden

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"This slender little book . . . is a treasure."

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Joan Marie Johnson’s new book Funding Feminism offers an important and accessible (if occasionally redundant) contribution to both academic and lay audiences interested in women’s history

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Anyone interested in gender equality is by now used to Rwanda coming very high on the international gender scoreboards.

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“The book is a roadmap to where the ‘immoral’ crosses the line to the ‘illegal,’ a boundary not fixed, but a terrain of social struggle that shifts over time.”

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“provides a firm foundation for understanding the effect the women’s movement had on the political process.”

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Camille Paglia’s relentlessly controversial public persona and pronouncements tend to overshadow her actual work.

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Perry’s skewering of evolutionary rationales to explain and justify gender inequalities should keep us going for a while.”

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This book presents itself as the “coming out” of Bennett and her Feminist Fight Club, a girl gang that banded together in 2009 to develop strategies for dealing with “sneaky micro-aggressions and o

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Meredith Tax is to be commended for her thorough and well-documented book about the history and politics of a region of the world most people know very little about.

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In Sex Object: A Memoir Jessica Valenti, a feminist writer and commentator, chronicles her teenage and young adult years of sexual harassment on the streets and in the subways of New York.

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Labor of Love: the Invention of Dating is the witty title of Moira Weigel’s entertaining history of “dating” in the U.S.

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