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Global Gender


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The Global Gender series provides original research from across the humanities and social sciences, casting light on a range of topics from international authors examining the diverse and shifting issues of gender and sexuality on the world stage. Utilising a range of approaches and interventions, these texts are a lively and accessible resource for both scholars and upper level students from a wide array of fields including Gender and Women’s Studies, Sociology, Politics, Communication, Cultural Studies and Literature.

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Early Motherhood in Digital Societies: Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal

Early Motherhood in Digital Societies: Ideals, Anxieties and Ties of the Perinatal

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ranjana Das
December 26, 2019

Early Motherhood in Digital Societies offers a nuanced understanding of what the digital turn has meant for new mothers in an intense and critical period before and after they have a baby, often called the ‘perinatal’ period. The book looks at an array of digital communication and content by...

Nordic Gender Equality Policy in a Europeanisation Perspective

Nordic Gender Equality Policy in a Europeanisation Perspective

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Knut Dørum
December 20, 2019

This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the role Nordic countries have played as exporters and importers of gender equality policies, and of how Europeanisation has framed the development and harmonisation of legislation and politics between the countries, with global consequences. The...

Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

1st Edition

Aidan Smith
September 11, 2019

Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist...

Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity

Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity

1st Edition

Grisel Y. Acosta
May 21, 2019

Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity is an exploration of Latinas on the periphery of both Latina culture and mainstream culture in the United States. Whether they are deliberately rejected or whether they choose to reject sexist, classist, or racist practices within their cultures, the...

Muslim Women's Rights: Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada

Muslim Women's Rights: Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada

1st Edition

Tabassum Fahim Ruby
March 28, 2019

In the post-9/11 environment, the figure of the Muslim woman is at the forefront of global politics. Her representation is often articulated within a rights discourse owing much to liberal-secular sensibilities—notions of freedom, equality, rational thinking, individualism, and modernization....

Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border

Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border

1st Edition

Nuala Finnegan
August 02, 2018

Since the early 1990s, the repeated murders of women from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico have become something of a global cause célèbre. Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border examines creative responses to these acts of violence. It reveals how theatre, art, film, fiction and...

Gendering Postsocialism: Old Legacies and New Hierarchies

Gendering Postsocialism: Old Legacies and New Hierarchies

1st Edition

Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell
March 21, 2018

Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in...

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