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Fashioning PostfeminismSpectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book concerns young, class-privileged women in the Nigerian city of Lagos who dress in a “spectacularly feminine” style characterised by the extravagant use and combination of normatively ... More

Ending Gender-Based ViolenceJustice and Community in South Africa

Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

South Africa’s democratization has been celebrated internationally for the remarkable advances of women in political office. Despite these visible steps forward, South Africa continues to face ... More

Shared SelvesLatinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Shared Selves: Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Suzanne Bost

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042799
eISBN:
9780252051654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042799.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Writing about marginalized lives has the power to shift norms. In telling their own stories, John Rechy, Aurora Levins Morales, Gloria Anzaldúa, and other Latinx writers make visible experiences and ... More

Hungry TranslationsRelearning the World through Radical Vulnerability

Hungry Translations: Relearning the World through Radical Vulnerability

Richa Nagar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042577
eISBN:
9780252051418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042577.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The dominant landscape of knowledge and policy rests on a fundamental inequality: bodies who are seen as hungry are deemed available for the interventions of experts, but those experts often ... More

Ugly DifferencesQueer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Ugly Differences: Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Yetta Howard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041884
eISBN:
9780252050572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041884.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Ugly Differences explores queer female sexuality’s symbiotic relationship with ugliness and offers a way to see worth in ugliness as a generative category for reimagining the inhabitation of gender, ... 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

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

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

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

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

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