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 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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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.


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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...


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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...


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