New Books in Gender Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/gender-studies/

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episode 59: Sher Banu Khan, "Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom: The Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641-1699" (Cornell UP, 2018)


Khan provides a rare and empirically rich view of queenship in early modern maritime Southeast Asia...


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episode 155: Kimberly Dark, "Fat, Pretty, and Soon to Be Old: A Makeover for Self and Society" (AK Press, 2019)


Dark's essays take on self-improvement, self-acceptance, sexual attraction, language, aging, queer visibility, fashion, family, femininity, feminism, yoga culture, airplane seats, and the vilifying of fatness in the name of good health, among other compelling topics...


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episode 30: Emily E. LB. Twarog, "Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America" (Oxford UP, 2017)


Twarog examines how working- and middle-class American housewives used their identity as housewives to protest the high cost of food. In doing so, housewives' relationships with the state evolved over the course of the century...


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episode 92: Franny Choi, "Soft Science" (Alice James Books, 2019)


Choi explores queer, Asian American femininity through the lens of robots, cyborgs, and artificial intelligence...


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episode 110: matthew heinz, "Entering Transmasculinity: The Inevitability of Discourse" (Intellect Books, 2016)


heinz discusses the intersecting and overlapping discourses that shape the identities of people who were assigned the female sex at birth and do not identify with that designation...


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episode 189: Erika Denise Edwards, "Hiding in Plain Sight: Black Women, the Law, and the Making of a White Argentine Republic" (U Alabama Press, 2020)


Edwards has produced the first comprehensive study in English of the history of African descendants outside of Buenos Aires in the late colonial and early republican periods...


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episode 211: Megan Burke, "When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)


Burke considers the relationship of sexual violence to lived time by reexamining and building upon the work of Simone de Beauvoir, and in conversation with Judith Butler, María Lugones, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and many others...


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episode 109: James N. Green, "Exile Within Exiles: Herbert Daniel Gay Brazilian Revolutionary" (Duke UP, 2018)


Green tells the story of Herbert Daniel, a significant and complex figure in Brazilian leftist revolutionary politics and social activism from the mid-1960s until his death in 1992...


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episode 74: Todd Shepard, "Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979" (U Chicago Press, 2017)


Shepard offers a complex analysis of the lasting impact of the Algerian Revolution through the cultural politics of sex, gender, and power in France....


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