New Books in Gender Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books

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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 54m. Bisher sind 767 Folge(n) erschienen.
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episode 145: Ashley Mears, "Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit" (Princeton UP, 2020)


The global party circuit. . . lifestyle that offers million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Riviera, and $40,000 bottles of champagne....


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episode 139: Kathleen Gallagher Elkins, "Mary, Mother of Martyrs" (FSR, 2018)


Elkins examines ancient representations of mothers and children in the context of sociopolitical violence....


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episode 5: Stacy Wolf, "Beyond Broadway: The Pleasure and Promise of Musical Theatre Across America" (Oxford UP, 2019)


From backstage moms to tiny divas to dinner theatres, Wolf demonstrates that this charming pastime of American culture that is anything but past...


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episode 179: Jacqueline H. Fewkes, "Locating Maldivian Women's Mosques in Global Discourses" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)


What is a mosque? What are women's mosques specifically?


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episode 64: Nancy Mattina, "Uncommon Anthropologist: Gladys Reichard and Western Native American Culture" (U Oklahoma Press, 2019)


Mattina offers the first full biography of Reichard, and examines her pathbreaking work in the ethnography of ritual and mythology; Wiyot, Coeur d’Alene, and Navajo linguistics; folk art, gender, and language; and her exceptional career of teaching, editing, publishing, and mentoring...


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episode 114: Ana Stevenson, "The Woman as Slave in Nineteenth-Century American Social Movements" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)


Stevenson explores the ubiquity of what she terms the “woman-slave analogy” in nineteenth-century US feminist discourse...


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episode 728: Melissa R. Klapper, "Ballet Class: An American History" (Oxford UP, 2020)


For much of the last century, ballet class has been a rite of passage for millions of little girls in the United States.


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episode 77: Victor Uribe-Urán, "Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic" (Stanford UP, 2016)


Uribe-Urán compares the cases of Spain, and the late-colonial societies of Mexico and Colombia, in a historical moment characterized by corporate patriarchy and enlightened punishment...


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episode 140: Rebecca J. Kissane and Sarah Winslow, "Whose Game?: Gender and Power in Fantasy Sports" (Temple UP, 2020)


Fantasy sports have the opportunity to provide a sporting community in which gendered physical presence plays no role—a space where men and women can compete and interact on a level playing field...


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episode 63: Mythri Jegathesan, "Tea and Solidarity: Tamil Women and Work in Postwar Sri Lanka" (U Washington Press, 2019)


Jegathesan makes essential contributions to the fields of anthropology and gender studies but also to scholars interested in South Asia, decoloniality, and ethical research methods...


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