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States of Marriage: Gender, Justice, and Rights in Colonial Mali (New African Histories)
States of Marriage: Gender, Justice, and Rights in Colonial Mali (New African Histories)
by Emily S. Burrill
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States of Marriage shows how throughout the colonial period in French Sudan (present-day Mali) the institution of marriage played a central role in how the empire defined its colonial subjects as gendered persons with certain attendant rights and... (read more)

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Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide
Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide
by Andrea Smith
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In this revolutionary text, prominent Native American studies scholar and activist Andrea Smith reveals the connections between different forms of violence—perpetrated by the state and by society at large—and documents their impact on Native... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--And What We Can Do about It
Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--And What We Can Do about It
by Kate Harding
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From Congressman Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" gaffe to the high school rapists of Steubenville, Ohio, to the furor at Vanderbilt, sexual violence has been so prominent in recent years that the feminist term "rape culture" has finally entered the... (read more)

Available August 2015
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We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota
We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota
by Sabine N. Meyer
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Sabine N. Meyer eschews the generalities of other temperance histories to provide a close-grained story about the connections between alcohol consumption and identity in the upper Midwest. and#160; Meyer examines the ever-shifting ways that ethnicity... (read more)

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The Global Sex Trade: Economics, Policy and the State (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
The Global Sex Trade: Economics, Policy and the State (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
by Karie A. Gubbins
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Trafficking of women for commercial sex is the fastest growing transnational criminal phenomenon. The Global Sex Trade looks at the reality behind this shocking fact, showing how this situation has come about and how it can be changed. In a distinctive... (read more)

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Forget Me Not: The Rise of the British Literary Annual, 1823-1835 (Series in Victorian Studies)
Forget Me Not: The Rise of the British Literary Annual, 1823-1835 (Series in Victorian Studies)
by Katherine D. Harris
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By November 1822, the British reading public had already voraciously consumed both Walter Scott’s expensive novels and Rudolf Ackermann’s exquisite lithographs. The next decade, referred to by some scholars as dormant and unproductive, is in... (read more)

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Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening (Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics)
Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening (Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics)
by Ellen Mclarney
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"McLarney brings to our attention the thinking and life practices of women across the decades in Egypt who have used an Islamic discourse of their own making to strive for personal perfection and for a better social order. Appearing after the Egyptian... (read more)

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Colonial Metropolis: The Urban Grounds of Anti-Imperialism and Feminism in Interwar Paris (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and D)
Colonial Metropolis: The Urban Grounds of Anti-Imperialism and Feminism in Interwar Paris (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and D)
by Jennifer Anne Boittin
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World War I gave colonial migrants and French women unprecedented access to the workplaces and nightlife of Paris. After the war they were expected to return without protest to their homesand#8212;either overseas or metropolitan. Neither group, however... (read more)

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Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
by Helen Thorpe
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"Heart-breaking... absorbing, funny... a cry worth attending, sounded by a band of sisters put in harm's way."... (read more)

Available July 7, 2015
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Feminist Surveillance Studies
Feminist Surveillance Studies
by Rachel E. Dubrofsky
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Questions of gender, race, class, and sexuality have largely been left unexamined in surveillance studies. The contributors to this field-defining collection take up these questions, and in so doing provide new directions for analyzing surveillance. They... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Unshaven: Modern Women, Natural Bodies
Unshaven: Modern Women, Natural Bodies
by Tina Horn
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Unshaven is a fine art photography book celebrating women who do not shave their body hair. These empowered women pose in gorgeous outdoor California settings, baring for the vision of photographer Nikki Silver. Herself a hairy woman, Silver captures... (read more)

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Confessions of the Whore Next Door: Sex Work as American as Baseball, Hotdogs, and Apple Pie
Confessions of the Whore Next Door: Sex Work as American as Baseball, Hotdogs, and Apple Pie
by Siouxsie Q
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Clad in nothing but the American flag, stating opinions that your mother likely wonand#8217;t approve, constructing arguments that will make libertarians blush: this is just a taste of Siouxsie Qand#8217;s diverse and prolific output. Siouxsie Q is a... (read more)

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Virtuous Necessity: Conduct Literature and the Making of the Virtuous Woman in Early Modern England
Virtuous Necessity: Conduct Literature and the Making of the Virtuous Woman in Early Modern England
by Jessica Murphy
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While many scholars find the early modern triad of virtues for womenandmdash;silence, chastity, and obedienceandmdash;to be straightforward and nonnegotiable, Jessica C. Murphy demonstrates that these virtues were by no means as direct and inflexible as... (read more)

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Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
by Jennifer Suchland
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Recent human rights campaigns against sex trafficking have focused on individual victims, treating trafficking as a criminal aberration in an otherwise just economic order. In Economies of Violence Jennifer Suchland directly critiques these explanations... (read more)

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
by Jenny Nordberg
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JENNY NORDBERG is an award-winning journalist based in New York. A correspondent and columnist for Swedish national newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, she has a long record of investigative reports for, among others, The New York Times, where she... (read more)

Available July 14, 2015
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Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within
Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within
by Carol S. Pearson
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Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., is the Director of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership and a Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Her publications include The Hero Within: Six Archetypes We Live By... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Feminist Surveillance Studies
Feminist Surveillance Studies
by Rachel E. Dubrofsky
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Questions of gender, race, class, and sexuality have largely been left unexamined in surveillance studies. The contributors to this field-defining collection take up these questions, and in so doing provide new directions for analyzing surveillance. They... (read more)

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Taking the Heat: Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchen
Taking the Heat: Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchen
by Deborah A. Harris
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A number of recent books, magazines, and television programs have emerged that promise to take viewers inside the exciting world of professional chefs. While media suggest that the occupation is undergoing a transformation, one thing remains clear: being... (read more)

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Lois Weber in Early Hollywood
Lois Weber in Early Hollywood
by Shelley Stamp
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"A brilliant researcher and a masterful historian, Shelley Stamp gives us an always fascinating and incisive portrait of one of the silent eraand#8217;s foremost filmmakers. Much more than a powerful biography of an unjustly marginalized figure, Lois... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
by Jennifer Suchland
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Recent human rights campaigns against sex trafficking have focused on individual victims, treating trafficking as a criminal aberration in an otherwise just economic order. In Economies of Violence Jennifer Suchland directly critiques these explanations... (read more)

Available August 2015
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