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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

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

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

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

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

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

Ghost Stories for DarwinThe Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Banu Subramaniam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

A stimulating interchange between feminist studies and biology, this book explores how the author's dissertation on flower color variation in morning glories launched her on an intellectual odyssey ... More

Global Masculinities and Manhood

Global Masculinities and Manhood

Ronald L Jackson and Murali Balaji (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036514
eISBN:
9780252093555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036514.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Bringing together an array of interdisciplinary voices, this book examines the concept of masculinity from the perspectives of cultures around the world. The chapters deconstruct the history and ... More

Indigenous Women and WorkFrom Labor to Activism

Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Carol Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book creates a transnational and comparative dialogue on the history of the productive and reproductive lives and circumstances of Indigenous women from the late nineteenth century to the ... More

Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned MothersWomen Transforming Public Space

Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space

Elizabeth Currans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041259
eISBN:
9780252099854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041259.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines how women’s public demonstrations claim and transform public space. Focusing on seven examples--Take Back the Night Marches, Dyke Marches, SlutWalks, Women in Black Vigils, ... More

Muddying the WatersCoauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism

Muddying the Waters: Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism

Richa Nagar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038792
eISBN:
9780252096754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038792.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book uses stories, encounters, and anecdotes as well as methodological reflections, to grapple with the complexity of working through solidarities, responsibility, and ethics while involved in ... More

Nursing Civil RightsGender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps

Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps

Charissa J. Threat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039201
eISBN:
9780252097249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039201.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book investigates the parallel battles against occupational segregation by African American women and white men in the U.S. Army, using the microcosm of military nursing. As the book reveals, ... More

On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Ruth Milkman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The author's groundbreaking research in women's labor history has contributed important perspectives on work and unionism in the United States. This book presents four decades of the author's ... More

Qualifying TimesPoints of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Jaime Schultz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038167
eISBN:
9780252095962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038167.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This perceptive, lively study explores U.S. women's sport through historical “points of change”: particular products or trends that dramatically influenced both women's participation in sport and ... More

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