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Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality


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Interviews with Mexican Women: We don’t talk about Feminism Here

Interviews with Mexican Women: We don’t talk about Feminism Here

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Carlos Coria-Sanchez
July 01, 2019

Interviews with Mexican Women: We don’t talk about feminism here presents a series of conversations with Mexican women representing a wide geographical range within Mexico. The interviews broach current social issues and discuss their correlation to the Mexican feminist movement of the 1970’s and...

The Poetry of Arab Women from the Pre-Islamic Age to Andalusia

The Poetry of Arab Women from the Pre-Islamic Age to Andalusia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Wessam Elmeligi
June 10, 2019

This is a compilation of poetry written by Arabic women poets from Pre-Islamic times to the end of the Abbasid caliphate and Andalusia, and offers translations of over 200 poets together with literary commentary on the poets and their poetry. This critical anthology presents the poems of more than...

The Legacies of Matthew Shepard: Twenty Years Later

The Legacies of Matthew Shepard: Twenty Years Later

1st Edition

Helis Sikk, Leisa Meyer
January 21, 2019

This edited collection explores the deeper contexts and consequences surrounding the murder of Matthew Shepard. This young gay man was brutally beaten and left tied to a fence on a chill Wyoming night in October 1998. Found the next morning by two cyclists, he was transported to a hospital in Fort...

The Role of Female Combatants in the Nicaraguan Revolution and Counter Revolutionary War

The Role of Female Combatants in the Nicaraguan Revolution and Counter Revolutionary War

1st Edition

Martín Meráz García, Martha L. Cottam, Bruno M. Baltodano
January 16, 2019

The revolution in Nicaragua was unique in that a large percentage of the combatants were women. The Role of Female Combatants in the Nicaraguan Revolution and Counter Revolutionary War is a study of these women and those who fought in the Contra counter revolution on the Atlantic Coast. This book...

Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media: Pedagogy, Publics, Practice

Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media: Pedagogy, Publics, Practice

1st Edition

Lauren S. Berliner, Ron Krabill
September 25, 2018

Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media is an edited collection that brings together feminist theory and participatory media pedagogy. It asks what, if anything, is inherently feminist about participatory media? Can participatory media practices and pedagogies be used to reanimate or enact...

Gender, Sport, and the Role of Alter Ego in Roller Derby

Gender, Sport, and the Role of Alter Ego in Roller Derby

1st Edition

Colleen Arendt
July 11, 2018

Gender, Sport and the Role of the Alter Ego in Roller Derby focuses on the resurgence of roller derby by examining the appeal and dedication to a sport that combines the masculine aggression and physicality of sport with a more feminine, or alternative, style of organizing and community building....

British Colonialism and the Criminalization of Homosexuality: Queens, Crime and Empire

British Colonialism and the Criminalization of Homosexuality: Queens, Crime and Empire

1st Edition

Enze Han, Joseph O'Mahoney
May 01, 2018

British Colonialism and the Criminalization of Homosexuality examines whether colonial rule is responsible for the historical, and continuing, criminalization of same-sex sexual relations in many parts of the world. Enze Han and Joseph O’Mahoney gather and assess historical evidence to...

Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

1st Edition

Stephen Kerry
August 15, 2017

Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban...

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