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Feminism and Beyond

Celebrating Top Feminist Movements from around the world with Palgrave Macmillan and our distribution partners, Zed Books, Pluto Press, I.B. Tauris, and Manchester University Press


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Zed Books

Reclaiming the F Word

Feminism Today

Feminism is so last century. Surely in today's world the idea is irrelevant and unfashionable?Wrong. Since the turn of the millennium a new feminist movement...

"...Feminism is so last century. Surely in today's world the idea is irrelevant and unfashionable?Wrong. Since the turn of the millennium a new feminist movement.... Feminism is so last century. Surely in today's world the idea is irrelevant and unfashionable? Wrong. Since the turn of the millennium a new feminist movement has emerged to challenge these assumptions. Based on interviews with thousands of women, Reclaiming the F Word reveals the what, why and how of today's feminism, from cosmetic su..."

By Catherine Redfern and Kristin Aune

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Pluto Press

Memoirs of an Early Arab Feminist

The Life and Activism of Anbara Salam Khalidi

Memoirs of an Early Arab Feminist is the first English translation of the memoirs of Anbara Salam Khalidi, the iconic Arab feminist. At a time when women are...

"...Memoirs of an Early Arab Feminist is the first English translation of the memoirs of Anbara Salam Khalidi, the iconic Arab feminist. At a time when women are.... Memoirs of an Early Arab Feminist is the first English translation of the memoirs of Anbara Salam Khalidi, the iconic Arab feminist. At a time when women are playing a leading role in the Arab Spring, this book brings to life an earlier period of social turmoil and women's activism through one remarkable life. Anbara Salam was born in ..."

By Anbara Salam Khalidi, Marina Warner and Tarif Khalidi

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I.B. Tauris

Renewing Feminisms

Radical Narratives, Fantasies and Futures in Media Studies

The feminist movement, we have been told, is history. This lively book proposes that on the contrary the feminist movement is alive and kicking, still as...

"...The feminist movement, we have been told, is history. This lively book proposes that on the contrary the feminist movement is alive and kicking, still as.... The feminist movement, we have been told, is history. This lively book proposes that on the contrary the feminist movement is alive and kicking, still as engaged with the concerns and ways of seeing as it was in the 1960s, '70s and '80s; still demanding its political place. Renewing Feminisms sets out the claim for a feminism that is renew..."

By Helen Thornham and Elke Weissmann

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This book examines the development of feminist identities among women active in revolutionary movements and how this identity simultaneously contributes to and...

Theresa O'Keefe

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Anti-Porn

The Resurgence of Anti-Pornography Feminism

Anti-porn feminism is back. Countering the ongoing "pornification" of Western culture and society, anti-porn movements are powerfully re-emerging among a new...

Julia Long

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Palgrave Macmillan

Gender, Migration and Domestic Work

Masculinities, Male Labour and Fathering in the UK and USA

As the rich have got richer and households have become busier, demand for commoditized household services has increased. While much is known about maids and...

By Majella Kilkey, Diane Perrons and Ania Plomien

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The Women, Gender and Development Reader is the definitive volume of literature dedicated to women in the development process. Now in a fully revised second...

By Nalini Visvanathan, Lynn Duggan, Nan Wiegersma and Laurie Nisonoff

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Gender, Youth and Culture

Young Masculinities and Femininities

The question of how boys become men or how girls become women may seem simple, but the answers can be complex. This new edition draws upon rich examples from...

By Anoop Nayak and Mary Jane Kehily

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Analyzing the developments which have characterized EU gender equality policies and women's transnational activism since the introduction of multiple...

Lise Rolandsen Agustín

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Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure

Sex, Gender and Empowerment

This pioneering collection explores the ways in which women's sexual desires are experienced by them and how this experience effects women's empowerment. It...

By Andrea Cornwall, Susie Jolly and Kate Hawkins

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Manchester University Press

Doubting sex

Inscriptions, bodies and selves in nineteenth-century hermaphrodite case histories

An adolescent girl is mocked when she takes a bath with her peers, because her genitals look like those of a boy. A couple visits a doctor asking to "create...

Geertje Mak

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Girl Trouble

Panic and Progress in the History of Young Women

Horror, scandal and moral panic! The popular fascination with the moral decline of young women has permeated society for over a hundred years. Be it flappers,...

Carol Dyhouse Carol Dyhouse

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Glamour

Women, History, Feminism

In this lavishly illustrated book, author Carol Dyhouse surveys the world of glamour from early Hollywood right up to Madonna. She deftly unpacks the...

Carol Dyhouse Carol Dyhouse

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Manchester University Press

Housewives and Citizens

Domesticity and the Women’s Movement in England, 1928–64

Housewives and Citizens explores the contribution that five conservative, voluntary and popular women's organisations made to women's lives and to the campaign...

Caitriona Beaumont

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How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women

Work, Family and Liberation

How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women looks at the remarkable impact of war on women in Britain. It shows how conflict has changed women's lives and...

Lindsey German

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Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?

Perceptions, Prescriptions, Problems in the Congo and Beyond

Too often in conflict situations rape is referred to as a "weapon of war" - a term presented as self-explanatory. In this provocative book, Baaz and Stern...

"...Too often in conflict situations rape is referred to as a "weapon of war" - a term presented as self-explanatory. In this provocative book, Baaz and Stern.... Too often in conflict situations rape is referred to as a "weapon of war" - a term presented as self-explanatory. In this provocative book, Baaz and Stern challenge the dominant understandings of sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. Drawing upon original fieldwork in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as research..."

By Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern

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Sexuality and Social Justice in Africa

Rethinking Homophobia and Forging Resistance

The persecution of people in Africa on the basis of their assumed or perceived homosexual orientation has received considerable coverage in the popular media...

Marc Epprecht

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Pluto Press

Shadow Lives

The Forgotten Women of the War on Terror

Shadow Lives reveals the unseen side of the "9/11 wars": their impact on the wives and families of men incarcerated in Guantanamo, or in prison or under house...

By Victoria Brittain, John Berger and Marina Warner

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Sylvia Pankhurst

Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire

From militant suffragette at the beginning of the twentieth century to campaigner against colonialism in Africa after the Second World War, Sylvia Pankhurst...

Katherine Connelly

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Leila Khaled

Fighting for Palestine

Dubbed "the poster girl of Palestinian militancy," Leila Khaled's image flashed across the world after she hijacked a passenger jet in 1969. The picture of a...

Sarah Irving

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Woman at Point Zero

Second Edition

"All the men I did get to know, every single man of them, has filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But...

"..."All the men I did get to know, every single man of them, has filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But.... "All the men I did get to know, every single man of them, has filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But because I am a woman I have never had the courage to lift my hand. And because I am a prostitute, I hid my fear under layers of make-up." --Excerpt This is a new edition of the best-selling..."

Nawal El Saadawi Nawal El Saadawi

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The Hidden Face of Eve

Women in the Arab World, Second Edition

This powerful account of brutality against women in the Muslim world remains as shocking today as when it was first published, more than a quarter of a century...

Nawal El Saadawi Nawal El Saadawi

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Depicting the Veil

Transnational Sexism and the War

This powerful book exposes how gendered Orientalism is wielded to justify Western imperialism.Over the last ten years, Western governments and mainstream media...

"...This powerful book exposes how gendered Orientalism is wielded to justify Western imperialism.Over the last ten years, Western governments and mainstream media.... This powerful book exposes how gendered Orientalism is wielded to justify Western imperialism. Over the last ten years, Western governments and mainstream media have utilized concepts of white masculine supremacy and feminine helplessness, juxtaposed with Orientalist images depicting women of color as mysterious, sinister and dangero..."

Robin Lee Riley

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I.B. Tauris

Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law

Justice and Ethics in the Islamic Legal Process

Islamic family law has an immediate and direct impact on the lives of Muslim men, women and children, whose personal status continues to be defined by...

By Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Lena Larsen, Christian Moe and Kari Vogt

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