New Books in Gender Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books

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episode 32: Diane Tober, "Romancing the Sperm: Shifting Biopolitics and the Making of Modern Families" (Rutgers UP, 2019)

The development of a whole suite of new reproductive technologies in recent decades has contributed to broad cultural conversations and controversies over the meaning of family in the United States...



episode 498: Heather R. White, "Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights" (UNC Press, 2015)

White argues that today's antigay Christian traditions originated in the 1920s when a group of liberal Protestants began to incorporate psychiatry and psychotherapy into Christian teaching...



episode 161: J Mase III, "And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment, and Inappropriate Jokes About Death"

J Mase III takes on themes of the messiness of grief, Black trans spirituality, and what it means to be an independent artist...



episode 122: Robin Truth Goodman, "The Bloomsbury Handbook of 21st-Century Feminist Theory" (Bloomsbury, 2019)

The Bloomsbury Handbook is is the most comprehensive available survey of the state of the art of contemporary feminist thought...



E. M. Levintova and A. K. Staudinger, "Gender in the Political Science Classroom" (Indiana UP, 2018)

Ekaterina M. Levintova and Alison K. Staudinger have brought together, into this volume, a variety of fascinating and important perspectives on political science as a discipline and how it is taught, studied, pursued and understood...



episode 64: Clayton Whisnant, "Queer Identities and Politics in Germany: A History, 1880-1945" (Harrington Park Press, 2016)

Germany in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries witnessed key developments in LGBT history...



episode 90: Carrie Baker, "Fighting the US Youth Sex Trade: Gender, Race, and Politics" (Cambridge UP, 2018)

Campaigns against prostitution of young people in the United States have surged and ebbed multiple times over the last fifty years...



episode 89: Erin M. Kempker, "Big Sister: Feminism, Conservatism and Conspiracy in the Heartland" (U Illinois, 2018)

The author examines how 1970s right-wing women activists in the state of Indiana combined earlier political conspiracy theories, Cold War anti-communism and anti-ERA sentiment to cast feminism as threat to American democracy, free enterprise, and the family.



episode 48: Ann Gleig, "American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity" (Yale UP, 2019)

Gleig focuses on meditation-based convert Buddhist lineages in North America, and in particular she is interested in the generational changes underway in these groups...



episode 145: René Weis, "The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis" (Oxford UP, 2015)

Though she died in 1847 at a young age, Marie Duplessis inspired one of the greatest operas ever composed...