By Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
But this ebook isn’t simply approximately MOREs. The examine, revelations and reflections during this e-book let us know a lot approximately present and moving worldwide buildings and understandings of intimate relationships, sexual wants and love, and the socio-cultural representations and labeling of genders and sexualities.
By Nancy A. Naples
By Briony Lipton,Elizabeth Mackinlay
By Amy Adamczyk
By Thalia Gur-Klein
By Njeri Githire
In Cannibal Writes, Njeri Githire concentrates at the gendered and sexualized dimensions of those visceral metaphors of intake in works via girls writers from Haiti, Jamaica, Mauritius, and somewhere else. applying theoretical research and insightful readings of English- and French-language texts, she explores the prominence of alimentary-related tropes and their dating to sexual intake, writing, worldwide geopolitics and fiscal dynamics, and migration. As she exhibits, using cannibalism specifically as a principal motif opens up privileged modes for mediating ancient and sociopolitical issues.
Ambitiously comparative, Cannibal Writes levels around the works of recognized and lesser recognized writers to tie jointly geographic and cultural areas that experience a lot in universal yet are seldom studied in parallel.
By Isabelle Devos,Julie De Groot,Ariadne Schmidt
By C. Beem,M. Taylor
By J. Jack Halberstam
Why are such a lot of ladies unmarried, such a lot of males resisting marriage, and such a lot of gays and lesbians having babies?
In Gaga Feminism: intercourse, Gender, and the tip of Normal, J. Jack Halberstam solutions those questions whereas trying to make experience of the tectonic cultural shifts that experience reworked gender and sexual politics within the previous couple of a long time. This colourful panorama is populated via symbols and phenomena as diversified as pregnant males, late-life lesbians, SpongeBob SquarePants, and queer households. So how will we comprehend the dissonance among those actual lived stories and the heteronormative narratives that dominate well known media? we will include the chaos! With equivalent elements part and wit, Halberstam unearths how those symbolic ruptures open a severe area to embody new methods of conceptualizing intercourse, love, and marriage.
Using woman Gaga as an emblem for a brand new period, Halberstam deftly unpacks what the pop star symbolizes, to whom and why. the result's a provocative manifesto of artistic mayhem, a roadmap to intercourse and gender for the twenty-first century, that holds woman Gaga as an exemplar of a brand new form of feminism that privileges gender and sexual fluidity.
Part guide, half guidebook, and half intercourse manual, Gaga Feminism is the 1st booklet to take heavily the cave in of heterosexuality and locate signposts within the wreckage to a brand new and various means of doing intercourse and gender.
By Hannele Harjunen
In contemporary many years the increase of the so-called "global weight problems epidemic" has ended in fatness and fats our bodies being debated regularly in renowned, specialist, and educational arenas. Fatness and fats our bodies are shamed and demonised, and the general public tracking, surveillance and outright policing via the media, well-being execs, and most of the people are pervasive and socially accepted.
In Neoliberal our bodies and the Gendered fats Body, Hannele Harjunen claims that neoliberal fiscal coverage and intent are enmeshed with conceptions of physique, gender, and future health in a profound method in modern western tradition. She explores the relationships among fatness, healthiness, and neoliberal discourse and the position of financial coverage within the development of the (gendered) fats physique, and examines how neoliberal discourses sign up for patriarchal and biomedical buildings of the fats lady physique. In neoliberal tradition the fats physique is not only the dangerous physique one unearths in clinical discourse, but in addition the physique that's high priced, unproductive and inefficient, failing within the the most important activity of self-management.
With an emphasis on how neoliberal governmentality, in its many types, impacts the fats physique and contributes to its vilification, this e-book is key interpreting for students of feminist proposal, sociology, cultural reports and social conception with pursuits within the physique, gender and the consequences of neoliberal discourse on social attitudes.