Palgrave Macmillan are proud to present an archive of FR's iconic book reviews from issues 9 - 118.


Issue 118

dancing Jewish: Jewish identity in American modern and postmodern dance

Rebecca Rossen, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2014, 336pp., ISBN: 978-0-1997-9177-4, £23.99 (Pbk)

Kathryn Holt

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embodied performances: sexuality, gender, bodies

Beatrice Allegranti, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Basingstoke, 2015, 234pp., ISBN: 978-1-137-48457-4, £18.99 (Pbk)

Petra Kuppers

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women’s emancipation and civil society organisations: challenging or maintaining the status quo?

Christina Schwabenland, Chris Lange, Jenny Onyx and Sachiko Nakagawa, eds., Policy Press, Bristol, 2016, 474pp., ISBN: 978-1-4473-2477-5, £85.00 (Hbk)

Elva Lynch-Bathgate

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senses of the subject

Judith Butler, Fordham University Press, New York, 2015, 228pp., ISBN: 978-0-8232-6467-4, $24.95 (Pbk)

Carolyn Culbertson

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Issue 117

listening to images

Tina M. Campt, Duke University Press, Durham, 2017, 152pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-6270-8, $23.95 (Pbk)

Jacob Breslow

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tongue of fire: Emma Goldman, public womanhood, and the sex question

Donna M. Kowal, State University of New York Press, Albany, 2016, 222pp., ISBN: 978-1-4384-5973-8, $75.00 (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-1-4384-5974-5, $22.95 (Pbk)

Clare Hemmings

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queer postcolonial narratives and the ethics of witnessing

Donna McCormack, Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2014, 224pp., ISBN: 978-1-441-11100-5, £88.00 (Hbk)

Gráinne O’Connell

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staying with the trouble: making kin in the Chthulucene

Donna J. Haraway, Duke University Press, Durham, 2016, 312 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-6224-1, $26.95 (Pbk)

Ingrid M. Hoofd

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archipelago of care: filipino migrants and global networks

Deidre McKay, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2016, 196pp., ISBN: 978-0-2530-2467-1, £73.00 (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-2530-2483-1, £22.81 (Pbk)

Katharine Charsley

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art labor, sex politics: feminist effects in 1970s British art and performance

Siona Wilson, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis and London, 2015, 320pp., ISBN: 978-0-8166-8573-8, $105.00 (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-8166-8575-2, $29.95 (Pbk)

Harriet Curtis

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love and war: how militarism shapes sexuality and romance

Tom Digby, Columbia University Press, New York, 2014, 240pp., ISBN: 978-0-231-16840-3, $65.00 (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-231-16841-0, $25.00 (Pbk)

Adán Campos Martínez

***

Issue 116

to live freely in this world: sex worker activism in Africa

Chi Adanna Mgbako, New York University Press, New York and London, 2016, 272pp., ISBN: 978-1-4798-4906-2, (Pbk)

Sine Plambech, Sofie Henriksen

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gender, sex, and the postnational defense: militarism and peacekeeping

Annica Kronsell, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2012, 192pp., ISBN: 978-0-199-84606-1 , (Hbk)

Aiko Holvikivi

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come hell or high water: feminism and the legacy of armed conflict in Central America

Tine Destrooper, Brill Press, Leiden and Boston, 2014, 302pp., ISBN: 978-9-0042-4896-0, (Hbk)

Alexandria Hollett

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affective relations: the transnational politics of empathy

Carolyn Pedwell, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2014, 243pp., ISBN: 978-1-349-44610-0, (Pbk)

Robin Valenzuela

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fashioning diaspora: beauty, femininity, and South Asian American culture

Vanita Reddy, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 2016, 280pp., ISBN: 978-1-4399-1154-9, (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-1-4399-1155-6, (Pbk)

Daniela Gutiérrez López

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sounding the modern woman: the songstress in Chinese cinema

Jean Ma, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2015, 296pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5865-7,(Pbk)/ISBN: 978-0-8223-5876-3,(Hbk)

Ping Wei

***

Issue 115

the archival turn in feminism: outrage in order

Kate Eichhorn, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 2013, 280pp., ISBN: 978-1-4399-0951-5, (Hbk), ISBN: 978-1-4399-0952-2, (Pbk)

Holly Ingleton

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cross-cultural interviewing: feminist experiences and reflections

Gabriele Griffen, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, 2016, 230pp., ISBN: 978-1-138-90941-0, (Hbk)

Joanna Pares Hoare

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joy and international relations: a new methodology

Elina Penttinen, Routledge, London and New York, 2013, 152pp., ISBN: 978-0-4156-1632-4, (Hbk)

Laura J. Shepherd

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teaching with feminist materialisms

Peta Hinton and Pat Treusch, eds., ATGENDER, Utrecht, 2015, 174pp., ISBN: 978-9-0902-9042-3,(Pbk)

Stacy Alaimo

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chained in silence: black women and convict labor in the New South

Talitha L. LeFlouria, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2015, 264pp., ISBN: 978-1-4696-2247-7, (Hbk)

Katie Donington

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infidel feminism: secularism, religion and women’s emancipation, England 1830–1914

Laura Schwartz, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2013, 256pp., ISBN: 978-0-7190-8582-6, (Hbk)

Canan Tanır

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lactivism: how feminists and fundamentalists, hippies and yuppies, and physicians and politicians made breastfeeding big business and bad policy

Courtney Jung, Basic Books, New York, 2015, 258pp., ISBN: 978-0-4650-3969-2, (Hbk)

Chantal Bayard

***

the winter of discontent: myth, memory, and history

Tara Martin López, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2014, 252pp., ISBN: 978-1-7813-8029-1, (Hbk)

Author: Laura Y. Merrell

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a taste for brown sugar: black women in pornography

Mireille Miller-Young, Duke University Press, Durham, 2014, 392pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5828-2, (Pbk)

Author: Alyssa Bossenger

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rethinking peacekeeping, gender equality and collective security

Gina Heathcote and Dianne Otto, eds., Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2014, 323pp., ISBN: 978-1-137-40020-8, (Hbk)

Amanda Stephens

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the undersea network

Nicole Starosielski, Duke University Press, Durham, 2015, 312pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5740-7, (Hbk)

Lauren E. Savit

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Issue 114

gendered drugs and medicine: historical and socio-cultural perspectives

Teresa Ortiz-Gómez and María Jesús Santesmases, Ashgate Press, Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, 2014, 260 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4094-5404-5, (Hbk)

Anne Pollock

***

unsettling India: affect, temporality, transnationality

Purmina Mankekar, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2015, 320pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5822-0,(Hbk), ISBN: 978-0-8223-5836-7, (Pbk)

Amrita Ibrahim

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Sophia: princess, suffragette, revolutionary

Anita Anand, Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2015, 416pp., ISBN: 978-1-4088-3547-0, (Pbk)

Elena Borghi

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[un]framing the “bad woman”: Sor Juana, Malinche, Coyolxauhqui and other rebels with a cause

Alicia Gaspar de Alba, University of Texas Press, Austin, 2014, 406 pp., ISBN: 978-0-292-75850-6, (Pbk)

Michelle Salazar Pérez, Vanessa Lina Martínez

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after love: queer intimacy and erotic economies in post-Soviet Cuba

Noelle M. Stout, Duke University Press, Durham, 2014, 248pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5673-8, (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-8223-5685-1, (Pbk)

Tamar Shirinian

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Genre, migrations et emplois domestiques en France et en Italie. Construction de la non-qualification et de l’altérité ethnique

Francesca Scrinzi, Editions Pétra, Paris, 2013, 214 pp., ISBN: 978-2-84743-081-3, (Pbk)

Ester Gallo

***

Issue 113

feminism’s queer temporalities

Sam McBean, Routledge, London and New York, 2015, 280pp., ISBN: 978-1-1387-9365-1, (Hbk)

Melissa Gregg

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feminist aesthetics and the politics of modernism

Ewa Płonowska Ziarek, Columbia University Press, New York, 2012, 288pp., ISBN: 978-0-2311-6149-7, (Pbk)

Ilya Parkins

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are the lips a grave? a queer feminist on the ethics of sex

Lynne Huffer, Columbia University Press, New York, 2013, 264pp., ISBN: 978-0-2311-6417-7, (Hbk)

Joanna Mizielińska

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beyond brutal passions: prostitution in early nineteenth-century Montreal

Mary Ann Poutanen, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2015, 432pp., ISBN: 978-0-7735-4533-5, CAD (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-7735-4534-2, CAD (Pbk)

Carolyn Strange

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more than medicine: a history of the feminist women’s health movement

Jennifer Nelson, NYU Press, New York, 2015, 280pp., ISBN: 978-0-8147-7066-5, (Pbk)

Sara Matthiesen

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the foetal condition: a sociology of engendering and abortion

Luc Boltanski, translated by Catherine Porter, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2013, 448pp., ISBN: 978-0-7456-4731-9, (Pbk), ISBN: 978-0-7456-4730-2, (Hbk)

Emily Ross

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contemporary women’s poetry and urban space: experimental cities

Zoë Skoulding, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire and New York, 2013, 234pp., ISBN: 978-0-230-29278-9, (Hbk)

Snežana Žabić

***

eugenic feminism: reproductive nationalism in the United States and India

Asha Nadkarni, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis and London, 2014, 280pp., ISBN: 978-0-8166-8993-4, (Hbk)

Mytheli Sreenivas

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wall street women

Melissa S. Fisher, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2012, 227pp., ISBN: 978-0822353454, (Pbk)

Jo Grady

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Issue 112

domestic violence and the Islamic tradition: ethics, law and the Muslim discourse on gender

Ayesha S. Chaudhry, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2014, 288pp., ISBN: 978-0-19-964016-4, (Hbk)

Zahra Ali

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violence against women: current theory and practice in domestic abuse, sexual violence and exploitation

Edited by Nancy Lombard and Lesley McMillan, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, 2013, 256pp., ISBN: 978-1-8490-5132-3, (Pbk)

Barbara Fawcett

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sexual violence as a weapon of war? perceptions, prescriptions, problems in the congo and beyond

Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern, Zed Books, London and New York, 2013, 168pp., ISBN: 978-1-7803-2164-6,(Hbk)/ISBN: 978-1-7803-2163-9, (Pbk)

S Lucia Kula

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‘honour’ killing and violence: theory, policy and practice

Edited by Aisha K. Gill, Carolyn Strange and Karl Roberts, Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, 2014, 272pp., ISBN: 978-1-1372-8954-4, (Hbk)

Kavitha Rajagopalan

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women, violence and tradition: taking FGM and other practices to a secular state

Edited by Tamsin Bradley, Zed Books, London and New York, 2011, 224pp., ISBN: 978-1-8481-3959-6, (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-1-8481-3958-9, (Pbk)

MariaCaterina La Barbera

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erotic exchanges: the world of elite prostitution in eighteenth-century Paris

Nina Kushner, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2013, 295pp., ISBN: 978-0-8014-5156-0, (Hbk)

Mita Choudhury

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the queer turn in feminism: identities, sexualities, and the theater of gender

Anne Emmanuelle Berger, translated by Catherine Porter, Fordham University Press, New York, 2014, 240pp., ISBN: 978-0-8232-5386-9, (Pbk)

Ilana Eloit

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intelligent compassion: feminist critical methodology in the women’s international league for peace and freedom

Catia Cecilia Confortini, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 208pp., ISBN: 978-0-19-984523-1, (Hbk).

Natalie Florea Hudson

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feminist queer crip

Alison Kafer, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2013, 276pp., ISBN: 978-0-2530-0922-7, (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-2530-0934-0, (Pbk)

Barbara Neukirchinger

***

resilience and melancholy: pop music, feminism, neoliberalism

Robin James, Zero Books, UK, 2015, 234pp., ISBN: 978-1-7827-9598-8, (Pbk)

Joseph Winters

***

Issue 111

depression: a public feeling

Anne Cvetkovich, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, and London, 2012, 296pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5238-9, (Pbk), ISBN: 978-0-8223-5223-5, (Hbk)

Jacqueline Gibbs

***

loneliness and its opposite: sex, disability, and the ethics of engagement

Don Kulick and Jens Rydström, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, and London, 2015, 375pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5821-3, (Hbk), ISBN: 978-0-8223-5833-6,(Pbk)

Kelly Fritsch

***

ageing, popular culture and contemporary feminism: Harleys and hormones

Edited by Imelda Whelehan and Joel Gwynne, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2014, 272pp., ISBN: 978-1-1373-7652-7, (Hbk).

Laura Pritchard-Jones

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women, disability and mental distress

Julia L.T. Smith, Ashgate, Surrey, 2015, 162 pp., ISBN: 9781409454007, (Hbk)

Agnieszka Doll

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the integral nature of things: critical reflections on the present

Lata Mani, Routledge India, New Delhi, 2013, 252pp., ISBN: 978-0-4158-3138-3, (Pbk)

Himika Bhattacharya

***

review of: wrapped in the flag of Israel: Mizrahi single mothers and bureaucratic torture and agency and gender in Gaza: masculinity, femininity and family during the second intifada

Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture. Smadar Lavie, Berghan Books, New York and Oxford, 2014, 214pp., ISBN: 978-1-7823-8222-5, (Hbk)

Frances S Hasso

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violent women in print: representations in the West German print media of the 1960s and 1970s

Clare Bielby, Camden House Press, Rochester, NY, and Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2012, 236pp., ISBN: 978-1-5711-3530-8,(Hbk)

Ali Jones

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contested spaces: abortion clinics, women’s shelters and hospitals

Lori A. Brown, Ashgate Press, Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, VT, 2013, 254pp., ISBN: 978-1-4094-3741-3, (Hbk)

Cora Fernandez Anderson

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pretty/funny: women comedians and body politics

Linda Mizejewski, University of Texas Press, Austin, 2014, 288pp., ISBN: 978-0-2927-5691-5, (Hbk)

Amber Day

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talking to the dead: religion, music, and lived memory among Gullah/Geechee women

LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant, Duke University Press, Durham, NC and London, 2014, 304pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5663-9, (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-8223-5674-5, (Pbk)

Teresa Zackodnik

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drug mules: women in the international cocaine trade

Jennifer Fleetwood, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire and New York, 2014, 208 pp., ISBN: 978-1-1372-7189-1, (Hbk)

Karen Evans

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innocence and victimhood: gender, nation, and women’s activism in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Elissa Helms, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI and London, 2013, 348pp., ISBN: 978-0-299-29554-7, (Pbk)

Ana Croegaert

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feminist identity development and activism in revolutionary movements

Theresa O’Keefe, Palgrave Macmillan Press, Basingstoke, 2013, 264 pp., ISBN: 978-0-2302-3612-7, (Pbk)

Caitriona Moloney

***

Issue 110

cosmopolitan sex workers: women and migration in a global city

Christine B.N. Chin, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013, 256pp., ISBN: 978-0-1998-9091-0, (Hbk)

Sealing Cheng

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why love hurts: a sociological explanation

Eva Illouz, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2012, 304 pp., ISBN: 978-0-7456-6152-0, (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-7456-7107-9, (Pbk)

Sara Clavero

***

sexuality and gender politics in Mozambique: rethinking gender in Africa

Signe Arnfred, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet/James Currey Press, Uppsala/Woodbridge, Surrey, 2011, 328pp., ISBN: 978-1-8470-1035-3, (Hbk)

Jennifer Leigh Disney

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the birth of Chinese feminism: essential texts in transnational theory

Edited By Lydia H. Liu, Rebecca E. Karl, and Dorothy Ko, Columbia University Press, New York and Chichester, 2013, 328pp., ISBN: 978-0-231-16290-6, (Hbk)/ISBN: 978-0-231-16291-3, (Pbk)

Biye Gao

***

poetry by women in Ireland: a critical anthology 1870–1970

Edited by Lucy Collins, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2012, 316pp., ISBN: 978-1-7813-8001-7, (Pbk)/ISBN: 978-1-8463-1756-9, (Hbk)

Sarah Harsh

***

transgender experience: place, ethnicity, and visibility

Edited by Chantal Zabus and David Coad, Routledge, New York and London, 2014, 172pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-65616-0, (Hbk)

Marie-Louise Holm

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the performance of nationalism: India, Pakistan, and the memory of partition

Jisha Menon, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, 2013, 272pp., ISBN: 978-1-1070-0010-0, (Hbk)

Ketu H Katrak

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sweating saris: Indian dance as transnational labor

Priya Srinivasan, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 2012, 238pp., ISBN: 978-1-4399-0430-5, (Pbk)

Jui Mhatre

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vendere e comprare sesso. tra piacere, lavoro e prevaricazione

Giulia Garofalo Geymonat, Il Mulino Press, Bologna, 2014, 128pp., ISBN: 978-8-8152-4485-7, (Pbk)

Irene Peano

***

the black body in ecstasy: reading race, reading pornography

Jennifer C. Nash, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2014, 240pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5620-2, (Pbk)

Joseph Winters

***

Issue 109

the cultural politics of austerity: past and present in austere times

Rebecca Bramall, Palgrave Macmillan Memory Series, Basingstoke, 2013, 192pp., ISBN: 0-2303-6047-5, (Hbk).

Anita Biressi

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gendering the recession: media and culture in an age of austerity

Diane Negra and Yvonne Tasker, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2014, 320pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5696-7, (Pbk)

Rebecca Bramall

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seriously! investigating crashes and crises as if women mattered

Cynthia Enloe, University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013, 264pp., ISBN: 978-0-5202-7537-9

Sydney Calkin

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counting on Marilyn Waring: new advances in feminist economics

Margunn Bjornhølt and Ailsa McKay, Demeter Press, Bradford, ON, 2014, 300pp., ISBN: 978-1-9273-3527-7, CAN , (Pbk)

Diane Elson

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dispossession: the performative in the political

Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2013, 240 pp., ISBN: 978-0-7456-5380-8, (Hbk)/ (Pbk)

Emily Jones

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lo schermo del potere. femminismo e regime della visibilità [the screen of power. feminism and visuality in contemporary Italy]

Alessandra Gribaldo and Giovanna Zapperi, Ombre corte press, Verona, 2012, (Pbk), 123pp., ISBN: 978-8-8975-2229-4.

Chiara Bonfiglioli

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spaces between us: queer settler colonialism and indigenous decolonization

Scott Lauria Morgensen, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, 2011, 336pp., ISBN: 978-0-8166-5632-5, (Pbk)/(Hbk)

Gaia Giuliani

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animacies: biopolitics, racial mattering, and queer affect

Mel Y. Chen, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2012, 312pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5272-3, (Hbk/Pbk)

Sari Irni

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sex, love and money in Cambodia: professional girlfriends and transactional relationships

Heidi Hoefinger, Routledge, Abingdon, 2013, 218pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-62934-8, (Hbk)

Nick Mai

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women, terrorism and trauma in Italian culture

Ruth Glynn, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2013, 288pp., ISBN: 978-I-137-29406-7, (Hbk)

Paola Melchiori

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tourism and the globalization of emotions: the intimate economy of tango

Maria Törnqvist, Routledge, New York, 2013, 292pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-89220-9, (Hbk)

Paula-Irene Villa

***

Issue 108

monstrous intimacies: making post-slavery subjects

Christina Sharpe, Duke University Press, Durham, NC and London, 2010, 272pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-4609-8, (Pbk), ISBN: 978-0-8223-4591-6, (Hbk)

Sonia Hope

***

citizenship from below: erotic agency and Caribbean freedom

Mimi Sheller, Duke University Press, Durham, NC and London, 2012, 368pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-4953-2

Aisha T Spencer

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sexuality in muslim contexts: restrictions and resistance

Edited by Anissa Hélie and Homa Hoodfar, Zed Books, London and New York, 2012, 346 pp., ISBN: 978-1-78032-285-8 (Hbk/Pbk)

Nira Yuval-Davis

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the theorist’s mother

Andrew Parker, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2012, 200pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5232-7, (Pbk)

Lisa Baraitser

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gender and the science of difference

Jill A. Fisher, Rutgers University Press, Brunswick, New Jersey, 2011, 272pp., ISBN: 978-0-8135-5047-3, (Hbk/Pbk)

Meredich G Reiches

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gender stories: negotiating identity in a binary world

Sonja K. Foss, Mary E. Domenico, and Karen A. Foss, Waveland Press, Long Grove, IL, 2013, 264 pp., ISBN: 978-1-57766-791-9

Julianna Kirschner

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borrowed tongues. life writing, migration and translation

Eva C. Karpinski, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON, 2012, 282pp., ISBN 978-1-55458-357-7

Elena Basile

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modern women on trial: sexual transgression in the age of the flapper

Lucy Bland, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2013, 272pp., ISBN: 978-0-7190-8263-4/978-0-7190-8264-1, (Hbk)/(Pbk)

Jo Stanley

***

Issue 107

doubting sex: inscriptions, bodies and selves in nineteenth century hermaphrodite case histories

Geertje Mak, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2012, 320pp., ISBN: 978-0-7190-8690-8, (Hbk)/ (Pbk)

Heike Bauer

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working with feminism: curating and exhibitions in Eastern Europe

Katrin Kivimaa, TLU Press, Talinn, 2012, 237pp., ISBN: 978-9985-58-753-9 (Pbk)

Snežana Žabić

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becoming undone: Darwinian reflections on life, politics and art

Elizabeth Grosz, Duke University Press, Durham & London, 2011, 264pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-5071-2, (Pbk)

Jill Drouillard

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the posthuman

Rosi Braidotti, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2013, 180pp., ISBN: 978-0-7456-4158-4, (Pbk)

Katharina Karcher

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Issue 106

revolution at point zero—housework, reproduction and feminist struggleRead here

Silvia Federici, PM Press [Common Notions], Oakland, 2012, 208pp., ISBN: 978-1604863338

Emma Dowling

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¡venceremos? the erotics of black self-making in Cuba

Jafari S. Allen, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2011, 241+xiipp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-4950-1 (Pbk), (Hbk)/ (Pbk)

Carrie Hamilton

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changing lives: the ‘post-war’ in Japanese women’s autobiographies and memoirs

Ronald P. Loftus, Association for Asian Studies, Ann Harbor, MI, 2013, 216pp., ISBN: 978-0-924304-69-9, (Pbk)

Alessandro Castellini

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remembering revolution: gender, violence and subjectivity in India’s Naxalbari movement

Srila Roy, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2012., ISBN: 0-19-808172-3, (Hbk)

Jonathan Dean

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Issue 105

respect yourself, protect yourself: Latina girls and sexual identity

Lorena Garcia, New York University Press, New York, 2012, 218pp., ISBN: 978-0814733172, (Pbk); ISBN: 978-0814733165, (Hbk)

Shu-Ju Ada Cheng

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families apart: migrant mothers and the conflicts of labor and love

Geraldine Pratt, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2012, 288pp., ISBN: 978-0816669998 288, (Pbk)

Maja Sager

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women’s movements in twentieth-century Taiwan

Doris T. Chang, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 2009, 248pp., ISBN: 978-0252033957, (cloth)

Isabelle Cheng

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cosmetic surgery narratives: a cross-cultural analysis of women’s accounts

Debra Gimlin, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2012, 208pp., ISBN: 978-0-230-57938-5, (Hbk)

Corin Taylor

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women, power and politics in 21st century Iran

T. Povey, E. Rostami-Povey, Ashgate, Farnham and Burlington, VT, 2012, 218pp., ISBN: 978-1409402046, (Pbk)

Sara Tafakori

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Issue 104

sexual revolutions in Cuba: passion, politics and memory

Carrie Hamilton, The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2012, 320pp., ISBN: 978-0-80-78-3519-7, (Cloth)

Nadine Fernandez

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sex and the citizen: interrogating the Caribbean

Faith Smith, ed., University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville and London, 2011, 292pp., ISBN: 978-0-8139-3113-5, (Ebk)

Lucinda Newns

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fictions of feminine citizenship: sexuality and the nation in contemporary Caribbean literature

Donette Francis, Palgrave Macmillan, New York and London, 2012, 200pp., ISBN: 978-0-230-61987-6

Aisha Spencer

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creolizing the metropole, migrant Caribbean identities in literature and film

H. Adlai Murdoch, Indiana University Press, Bloomington Indiana, 2012, 408pp., ISBN: 978-0-253-00120-7, (Pbk)

Margaret Kinsman

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Issue 103

estado de wonderbra: entretejiendo narraciones feminitas sobre las violencias de género

Barbara Biglia and Conchi San Martín (editors), Virus Editorial, Bilbao, 2007, 302pp., ISBN 978-84-96044-88-3

Carrie Hamilton

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sister citizen: shame, stereotypes, and black women in America

Melissa V. Harris-Perry, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, 392pp., ISBN: 978-0300165418, Hardcover

Toni Pressley-Sanon

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recognising transsexuals: personal, political and medicolegal embodiment

Zowie Davy, Ashgate, UK, 2010, 204pp., ISBN: 978-1-4094-0565-8, (Hbk)

Chrissy Hunter

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the subject of love: Hélène Cixous and the feminine divine

Sal Renshaw, Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK, 2009, 272pp., ISBN: 9780719069604,(Hbk)

Elena Basile

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masculinities in transition

Victoria Robinson and Jenny Hockey, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 232pp., ISBN: 978-0230201590, (Hbk)

Amanda Conroy

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Issue 102

gender epistemologies and Eurasian borderlands

Madina Tlostanova, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, 260pp., ISBN: 978-0-2301-0842-4, (Hbk)

Joanna Hoare

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becoming visible in Iran: women in contemporary Iranian society

Mehri Honarbin-Holliday, I.B.Tauris, London, 2008, 224pp., ISBN: 9781845118785, (Hbk)

Leyli Behbahani

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women in Israel: race, gender and citizenship

Nahla Abdo, Zed Books, London and New York, 2011, 240pp., ISBN: 978-1-84813-954-1, (Pbk); ISBN: 978-1848139558,(Hbk)

Katherine Natanel

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sex slaves and discourse masters

Jo Doezema, Zed Books, London, 2010, 224pp., ISBN: 9781848134133, (Pbk)

Heidi Hoefinger

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airborne dreams: ‘Nisei’ stewardesses and Pan American World Airways

Christine R. Yano, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, USA, 2011, 248pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-4850-4 (Pbk)

Yang Shen

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Issue 101

pole dancing, empowerment and embodiment

Samantha Holland, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2010, 166pp., ISBN: 978-0-2302-1038-7, (Hbk)

Esther Bott

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de-centring western sexualities: Central and Eastern European perspectives

Robert Kulpa and Joanna Mizielińska, editors, Ashgate, Surrey, UK and Burlington, USA, 2011, 211pp., ISBN: 978-1-4094-0242-8232, (Hbk)

Emma Spruce

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activist sentiments: reading black women in the nineteenth century

activist sentiments: reading black women in the nineteenth century P. Gabrielle Foreman, University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 2009, 255pp., ISBN: 978-0-2520-7664-0, (Pbk)

M Giulia Fabi

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hypertext and the female imaginary

Jaishree K. Odin, University of Minnesota Press, London and Minneapolis, 2010, 176pp., ISBN: 978-0-8166-6670-6, (Pbk)

Carolyn Pedwell

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empowering migrant women: why agency and rights are not enough

Leah Briones, Ashgate, Farnham, UK, 2009, ISBN: 978-0-7546-7532-7,(Hbk)

Leah Bassel

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work's intimacy

Melissa Gregg, Cambridge, Polity, 2011, 205pp., ISBN: 978-0-7456-5028-9

Emma Dowling

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women's work: labour, gender, authorship, 1750–1830

Jennie Batchelor, Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK and New York, USA, 2010, 249+x pp., ISBN: 978-0-7190-8257-3, (Hbk)

Kathryn Gleadle

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Issue 99

why stories matter: the political grammar of feminist theory

Clare Hemmings, Duke University Press, Durham, 2011, ISBN: 978-0822348931 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0822349167 (Pbk)

Srila Roy

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migration, agency and citizenship in sex trafficking

Rutvica Andrijasevic, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2010, 184pp., ISBN: 978-0230237407 (Hbk)

Nandita Sharma

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Nimo's War, Emma's War: making feminist sense of the war in Iraq

Cynthia Enloe, University of California Press, 2010, ISBN: 0520260783 (Pbk), ISBN: 0520260775 (Hbk); Kindle ASIN B003T0FMD8

Laura Sjoberg

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wealth of selves: multiple identities, mestiza consciousness and the subject of politics

Edwina Barvosa, Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 2008, 290pp., ISBN: 978-1603440691

Michelle Bastian

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girls gone skank: the sexualization of girls in American culture

Patrice Oppliger, McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2008, 266pp., ISBN: 978-0786435227

Amanda Mills

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migration, domestic work and affect: a decolonial approach on value and the feminization of labour

Encarnación Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, Routledge, New York and London, 2010, ISBN: 978-0415994736

Claudia Liebelt

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Issue 98

transnational feminism in film and media

Katarzyna Marciniak, Aniko Imre and Aine O’Healy (editors), Palgrave Macmillan, New York and Basingstoke, 2007, 248pp., ISBN: 978-1-4039-8370-1

Irene Gedalof

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temporarily yours: intimacy, authenticity, and the commerce of sex

Elizabeth Bernstein, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 2007, 288pp., ISBN:13 978-0-226-04458-3, (Pbk)

Rutvica Andrijasevic

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desire: a history of European sexuality

Anna Clark, Routledge, London and New York, 2008, 282pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-77518-2, (pbk).

Mary Evans

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migrant women transforming citizenship: life-stories from Britain and Germany

Umut Erel, Ashgate, Hampshire, UK and Burlington, USA, 2009, 217pp., ISBN: 978-0-75467-4948

Gabriella Alberti

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book review

sexual politics in modern Iran Janet Afary, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2009, 423pp., ISBN: 978-0-521-72708-2, (pbk)

Mehri Honarbin-Holliday

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Indian feminisms: law, patriarchies, and violence in India

Geetanjali Gangoli, Ashgate Publishing Limited, Hampshire, UK and Burlington, USA, 2007, 149pp., ISBN: 978-0-7546-4604-4

Dia Da Costa

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Afghan women: identity and invasion

Elaheh Rostami-Povey; Zed Books, London, 2007, 168pp., ISBN: 978-1-84277-856-2, (pbk)

Spogmai Akseer

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Issue 97

what a girl wants: fantasizing the reclamation of self in postfeminism

Diane Negra, Routledge, London and New York, 2009, 191pp., ISBN: 0-415-45227-9 (Pbk), ISBN: 0-415-45228-7 (Hbk)

Sarah Evans

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feminist waves, feminist generations

Hokulani K. Aikau, Karla A. Erikson and Jennifer L. Pierce (editors), University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis/London, 2007, 357pp., ISBN-13: 978-0-8166-4934-1

Mary Evans

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feminism and contemporary women writers: rethinking subjectivity

Radha Chakravarty, Routledge, New Delhi/London, 2007, 260pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-46731-5 (Hbk)

Megan Stern

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sacredsecular: contemplative cultural critique

Lata Mani, Routledge, New Delhi and London, 2009, 223pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-48448-0 (Pbk)

Jisha Menon

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Ireland's hidden diaspora: the ‘abortion trail’ and the making of a London-Irish underground 1980–2000

Ann Rossiter, LASC Publishing, 2009, 237pp., ISBN 978-0-9561785-0-3 (Pbk). Distributed by Word Power Books http://www.word-power.co.uk

Rayah Feldman

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from freedom fighters to terrorists: women and political violence

Paige Whaley Eager, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2008, 248pp., ISBN: 978-0-75467225-8, (Hbk)

Ruth Glynn

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displaced allegories

Negar Mottahedeh; Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, USA, 2008, 216pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-4275-5, (Pbk)

Kamran Rastegar

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Issue 96

Sex at the Margins: Migration, labour markets and the rescue industry

Laura Maria Agustin, Zed Books, London, 2007, 248pp., ISBN 978-1-84277-860-9, (Pbk); 978-1-84277-859-3, (Hbk)

Julia O'Connell Davidson

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pedagogies of crossing: meditations on feminism, sexual politics, memory, and the sacred

M. Jacqui Alexander; Duke University Press, London and Durham, 2005, 424pp., ISBN 978-0822336457,(Pbk)

Jayne O Ifekwunigwe

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life as the river flows: women in the Malayan anti-colonial struggle

Agnes Khoo, Merlin Press, Monmouth, Wales, 2007, 326pp., ISBN-13: 978-0850365634, (Pbk)

Adi Kuntsman

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Resistance, Repression and Gender Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan

Frances S. Hasso, Syracuse University Press, New York, USA, 2005, 231pp., ISBN: 0-8156-3087-5, (Pbk)

Rosemary Sayigh

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making modern lives: subjectivity, schooling and social change

Julie McLeod and Lyn Yates, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY, USA, 2006, 276 pp., ISBN: 978-0-7914-6767-1, (HbK)

Heather Brunskell-Evans

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The Shadow of Marriage: Singleness in England 1914–1960

Gender in History Series, Katherine Holden, Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK, 2007, 257pp., ISBN: 9780719068928,(Hbk)

Roona Simpson

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Issue 95

beyond mothering earth: ecological citizenship and the politics of care

Sherilyn MacGregor; UBC Press, Vancouver, Canada, 2007, 296pp., ISBN: 978-0-7748-1202-3, (Pbk)

Susan Buckingham

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reading the L Word: outing contemporary television

Kim Akass and Janet McCabe (editors); I.B.Tauris, London, 2006, pp.247, ISBN: 978-1-8451-1179-3, (Pbk)

Yvonne Tasker

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radical gestures: feminism and performance art in North America

Jayne Wark; McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston and London, Ithaca, 2006, 288 pp, ISBN 978-0-7735-3066-9

Helen Spackman

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the Body of War: media, ethnicity, and gender in the break-up of Yugoslavia

Dubravka Žarkov; Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, USA and London, UK, 2007, 286pp., ISBN: 978-0-8223-3955-7, (Hbk), ISBN: 978-08223-3966-3, (Pbk)

Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic

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we lived to tell: political prison memoirs of Iranian women

Azadeh Agah, Sousan Mehr, Shadi Parsi and Shahrzad Mojab, McGilligan Books, Toronto, Canada, 2007, 229 pp., ISBN 978-1894692199,(Pbk)

Simone Weil Davis

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welfare reform and sexual regulation

Anna Marie Smith; Cambridge University Press, New York, US, 2007, 297 pp., ISBN: 9780521527842 (paperback), ISBN: 9780521820950 (hardback)

Jesook Song

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good girls & wicked witches: women in Disney's feature animation

Amy M. Davis; John Libbey Publishing, Eastleigh, UK, 2007, 274 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8619-6673-8, (Pbk)

Hannah Hamad

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Issue 94

violent femmes: women as spies in popular culture

Rosie White, Routledge, London and New York, 2007, 166pp., ISBN 978-0-415-37078-3

Kristyn Gorton

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visceral cosmopolitanism: gender, culture and the normalisation of difference

Mica Nava; Berg,Oxford, 2007, 224pp., ISBN 978 1 84520 243 9, (paperback), ISBN 978 1 84520 242 2, (hardback)

Monica G Moreno Figueroa

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third wave feminism and television: Jane puts it in a box

Merri Lisa Johnson, editor; I. B. Tauris, London, 2007, 224pp., ISBN 9781845112462, (paperback)

Helen Fenwick

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dames in the driver's seat: rereading film noir

Jans B. Wager; University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 2005, 190pp., ISBN 0-292-70966-8, (paperback),(hardback)

Janet McCabe

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pin-up grrrls: feminism, sexuality, popular culture

Maria Elena Buszek, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2006, ISBN 978-0-8223-3746-1, (hardback); (paperback)

Hillegonda C Rietveld

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hollywood heroines: women in film Noir and the female Gothic film

Helen Hanson, I. B. Tauris, London and New York, 2007, 256pp., ISBN 978-1-84511-561-6, (paperback); ISBN 978-1-84511-562-3, (hardback)

Karen McNally

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queer French: globalization, language, and sexual citizenship in France

Denis M Provencher; Ashgate, Aldershot, UK, 2007, 236pp., ISBN 978-0-7546-4795-9, (hardback)

Cristina Johnston

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queer transitions in contemporary Spanish culture: from Franco to La Movida

Gema Pérez-Sánchez; State University of New York Press, Albany, New York, 2007, 257pp., ISBN 978-0-7914-7173-9, (hardback)

Gerard Coll-Planas

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working-class Lesbian life: classed outsiders

Yvette Taylor, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2007, 220pp., ISBN 13: 978-0-230-00871, (hardback)

Fiona Colgan

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Issue 93

maternal encounters: the ethics of interruption

Lisa Baraitser, Routledge, London and New York, 2009, 185pp., ISBN 978-0-415-45501-5

Rachel Thomson

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on having an own child: reproductive technologies and the cultural construction of childhood

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein, Karnac, London, 2008, 199pp., ISBN 9781 85575 5451,pb

Celia Roberts

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domestic goddesses: maternity, globalization and middle-class identity in contemporary India

Henrike Donner, Ashgate Urban Anthropology series, Hampshire, 2008, 215 pp., ISBN 978-0-7546-4942-7, (hardback)

Marta Zarzycka

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queering reproduction: achieving pregnancy in the age of technoscience

Laura Mamo, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2007, 320pp., ISBN 978-0-8223-4078-2

Tracey Jensen

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Issue 92

Women, feminism and media

Sue Thornham,Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2007, 192pp, ISBN 978074862071

Louise Fitzgerald

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Sexy thrills: undressing the erotic thriller

Nina K. Martin;University of Illinois Press, Urbana & Chicago, 2007, 206p, ISBN 978-0-252-03195-3, $65; ISBN 978-0-252-007437-0

Karen Boyle

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The hypersexuality of race: performing Asian/American women on screen and scene

Celine Parreñas Shimizu,Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2007, 340p, ISBN 978-0-8223-4012-6 (cloth : alk. paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4033-1 (pbk : alk. paper)

Lindsay Steenberg

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Into the vortex: female voice and paradox in film

Britta Sjogren,University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 2006, 248pp, ISBN 0-252-07267-7

Kim Akass

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Global cinderellas: migrant domestics and newly rich employers in Taiwan

Pei-Chia Lan,Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2006, 304p, ISBN 0-8223-3742-8 (Pkb), Price (not listed)

Hsiao-Hung Pai

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In love and struggle: letters in contemporary feminism

Margaretta Jolly,Columbia University Press, New York, 2008, pp. ix+315, ISBN 978-0-231-13792-8

Emma Parker

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From where we stand: war, women's activism and feminist analysis

Cynthia Cockburn,London: Zed Books, 2007, 286pp., ISBN 978 1 84277 821 0 (Pbk); ISBN 978 1 84266 820 3 (Hbk)

Laura Sjoberg

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Deconstructing developmental psychology

Erica Burman,Routledge, 2007, second edition, 368pp., ISBN 9780415395625

Conchi San Martin

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Issue 91

Maid to order in Hong Kong: stories of migrant workers (second edition)

Nicole Constable, Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 2007, 242pp., ISBN 978-0-8014-7323-4 (Pbk)

Nicole Constable, Hsiao-Hung Pai

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Sex, culture, and justice: the limits of choice

Clare Chambers; Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, PA, 2008, 294p, ISBN 978-0-271-03301-3 (Hbk)

Clare Chambers, Faith Armitage

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Trans/forming feminisms: trans-feminist voices speak out

Krista Scott-Dixon, editor; Sumach Press, Toronto, 2006, 255pp., ISBN – 13 978-1-894549-61-5, ISBN – 10 1-894549-61-9

Krista Scott-Dixon, Catherine McNamara

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Tackling the roots of racism: lessons for success

Reena Bhavnani, Heidi Safia Mirza and Veena Meetoo, in association with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation; Policy Press, Bristol, UK, 2005, 230pp., ISBN 1-861-3477-4X, pbk

Reena Bhavnani, Heidi Safia Mirza, Veena Meetoo, Laura Green

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Issue 90

The ruptures of American capital

University of Minnesota Press, published in Minneapolis and, London, 2006, 190pp., ISBN 0-8166-4635-X (Pbk)

Grace Kyungwon Hong, Hsiao-Hung Pai

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Freudian mythologies: Greek tragedy and modern

identities

Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007, viii, 251pp., ISBN 978-0-19-927039-2 (Hbk)

Rachel Bowlby, Karín Lesnik-Oberstein

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Issue 89

Caribbean mothers: identity and experience in the UK

Tracey Reynolds;The Tuffnell Press, London, 2005, 212p, ISBN 1-8727-6752-4 (Pbk)

Cecily Jones

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Sex after fascism: memory and morality in twentieth-century germany

Dagmar Herzog;Princeton University Press, Princeton/Oxford, 2005, ISBN 0-691-11702-0, (Hbk)

Annette F Timm

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Transforming masculinities: men, cultures, bodies, power, sex and love

V.J. Seidler; Routledge, London, 2005, 176p, ISBN 0415370744

Dave Clarke, Richard Taulke-Johnson

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American Sweethearts: Teenage Girls in Twentieth-Century Popular Culture

Ilana Nash; Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2006, viiip+264p, ISBN 0-253-21802-0, (Pbk)

Rebecca Munford

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British women writers 1914–1945: professional work and friendship

Catherine Clay; Ashgate, Aldershot, 2006, ISBN -10: 0 7546 5093 6 (HbK), (Hbk), pp. 194

Gerry Holloway

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White lives: the interplay of ‘race’, class, and gender in everyday life

Bridget Byrne; Routledge, 2006, ISBN 0-415-34711-4 (Hbk), 0-415-34712-2 (Pbk), (Pbk), 280pp.

Vron Ware

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The ethics of cultural studies

Joanna Zylinska, Continuum, London and New York, 2005, ISBN 0-8264-7524-8 (Pbk)

Julie Palmer

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The feminist history reader

Sue Morgan (editor); Routledge, London, 2006, 417p, ISBN 0-415-31810-6 (Pbk).

Liz Stanley

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Issue 88

Sexual decoys: gender, race and war in imperial democracy

Zillah Eisenstein; Spinifex Press, Melbourne/Zed Books, London and New York, 2007, 142p, ISBN: 978-1-84277-817-3, (British Paperback); ISBN-10 1-84277-817-x pb; ISBN-13 978-1-84277-817-3 pb; ISBN-10: 1-876756-63-2 pb (Spinifex); ISBN-13 978-1-876756-63-5 pb (Spinifex); ISBN-10 1-84277-816-1 hb; ISBN-13 978-1-84277-816-6 hb, (Hardback).

Cynthia Cockburn

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Monstering: inside America's policy of secret interrogations and torture in the terror war and One of the guys: women as aggressors and torturers

Tara McKelvey, Carroll and Graf Publishers, New York, 2007, 292p. +index; ISBN-978-0-78671-776-7, (Hbk) One of the guys: women as aggressors and torturers Tara McKelvey, editor, Seal Press, Emeryville, CA, 2007, 266p.; ISBN 978-1-58005-196-5, (Pbk)

Laleh Khalili

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Iraqi women: untold stories from 1948 to the present

Nadje Al-Ali; Zed Books, London and New York, 2007, 256p, ISBN 1-84277-745-9, (Pbk)

Elaheh Rostami-Povey

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Leaving Beirut: women and the wars within

Mai Ghoussoub; Saqi Books, 2nd edition, 2007, 188p, ISBN 978-0-86356-676-9, (Pbk)

Lara Deeb

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Muslim women activists in North America: speaking for ourselves

Katherine Bullock, editor; University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, USA, 2005, 237p, ISBN 0-292-70666-9, (Hbk), (Pbk)

Marie Macey

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Feminist politics, activism and vision: local and global challenges

Luciana Ricciutelli, Angela Miles and Margaret McFadden (editors); Zed Books, London and New York, 2005, 320p, ISBN 1-84277-350-X, (Hbk); ISBN 1-84277-351-8, (Pbk)

Chinwe Madubuike

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Women making news: gender and the women's periodical press in Britain

Michelle Elizabeth Tusan; University of Illinois Press, Champaign, IL, USA, 2005, 320p, ISBN 0-252-03015-X, (Hbk, in USD)

Sadie Clifford

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Women and journalism

Deborah Chambers, Linda Steiner and Carole Fleming; Routledge, London and New York, 2004, 296p, ISBN 0-415-27445-1, (Pbk); ISBN-13 978-0415274456, (Hbk)

Sadie Clifford

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Femme fatalities: representations of strong women in the media

Rikke Schubart and Anne Gjelsvik, editors; Nordicom, Gothenburg, 2004, 233p, ISBN 91-89471-25-3

Jane Rowley

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Impossible desires: queer diasporas and South Asian public cultures

Gayatri Gopinath; Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2005, 264p, ISBN 0-8223-3513-1, (Pbk); ISBN-13 978-0822335139, (Hbk)

Virinder S Kalra

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Feminism in popular culture

Joanne Hollows and Rachel Moseley, editors; Berg Publishers, Oxford and New York, 2006, 256p, ISBN 978-I-84520-223-I, (Pbk); ISBN-10 1845-2022-36, (Hbk)

Samantha Holland

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Workable sisterhood: the political journey of stigmatized women with HIV/AIDS

Michele Tracy Berger; Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 2004, 234p, ISBN 0-691-11853-1

Lesley Doyal

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Sistering: power and change in female relationships

Melanie L. Mauthner; Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2002, 240p, ISBN 1-4039-4125-4/GBP (Pbk)

Glenda Lewin Hufnagel

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Donna Haraway Live Theory

Joseph Schneider; Continuum, New York and London, 2005, ISBN 0-8264-6279-0, £12.99 (Pbk); ISBN 0-8264-6278-2, £45.00 (Hbk) Ian Blyth with Susan Sellers; Continuum, New York and London, 2004, ISBN 0-8264-6680-X, (Pbk); ISBN 0-8264-6679-6, (Hbk) John Lechte and Maria Margaroni; Continuum, New York and London, 2004, ISBN 0-8264-6356-8, (Pbk); ISBN 0-8264-6355-X, (Hbk)

Iris van der Tuin

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Issue 87

Between women and generations: legacies of dignity

Drucilla Cornell; Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Maryland, USA, 2005, 256p. ISBN 0-7425-4370-6 (hbk), ISBN 9780-7425-4370-6 (pbk)

Glenda Lewin Hufnagel

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Sex and pleasure in western culture

Gail Hawkes; Polity Press, Cambridge, 2004, 224p, ISBN 0-7456-1670-4 (Hbk); ISBN 0-7456-1671-2 (Pbk)

Kristin Aune

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Violence and the body: race, gender, and the state

Arturo J. Aldama (editor); Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Indiana, 2003, 400p, ISBN 0-253-21559-5, (Pbk); ISBN 0-253-34171-X, (Hbk)

David Hansen-Miller

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Women's writing, 1945–1960 after the deluge

Jane Dowson (editor); Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, 2003, 240p. ISBN-10 1403913099(hbk)

Mary McAuliffe

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space invaders: race, gender and bodies out of place

Nirmal Puwar, Berg, Oxford, 2004, 224p, ISBN 1-8597-3659-9, £15.99 (Pbk); ISBN 1-8597-3654-8, (Hbk)

Moira Gatens

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Reclaiming female agency: feminist art history after postmodernism

Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard (editors); University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, 2005, 478 p, ISBN 0-520-24251-3 (Cloth); 0-520-24252-1 (Pbk)

Rosemary Betterton

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Issue 86

Reforming women's fashion, 1850-1920: politics, health and art

Patricia A. Cunningham; Kent State University Press, Kent, Ohio, 2003, 250p, ISBN 0-8733-8743-0 (Pbk)

Elizabeth Wilson

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Sexual (dis)orientation: gender, sex, desire and self-fashioning

Tasmin Wilton;Palgrave, London, 2004, 240p, ISBN 1-4039-0574-6 (Pbk); ISBN 1-4039-0572-X (Hbk)

Kay Inckle

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The rhetorics of feminism: readings in contemporary cultural theory and the popular press

Lynne Pearce;Routledge, London and New York, 2004, 256p, ISBN 0-4152-8183-0 (Pbk); ISBN 0-4152-8182-2 (Hbk)

Sadie Wearing

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Alice Guy Blaché: lost visionary of the cinema

Alison McMahan;Continuum, New York and London, 2002, 384p, ISBN 0-8264-5158-6 (Hbk)

Janet McCabe

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Settler romances and the Australian girl

Tanya Dalziell;University of Western Australia Press, Crawley, 2004, 208p, ISBN 1-9206-9420-X (Pbk)

Eleanor Conlin Casella

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High culture: reflections on addiction and modernity

Anna Alexander and Mark S. Roberts (editors); State University of New York Press, Albany, 2002, 416p, ISBN 0-7914-5554-8 (Pbk); ISBN 0-7914-5553-X (Hbk)

Helen Keane

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Nationalism and gender

Chizuko Ueno (translated by Beverley Yamamoto);Trans Pacific Press,Melbourne, 2004, 263p, ISBN 1-8768-4353-5, (Pbk), ISBN 1-8768-4359-4, (Hbk)

Maki Kimura

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Rethinking Islam and liberal democracy: Islamist women in Turkish politics

Yeşim Arat; State University of New York Press, Albany, 2005, 150p, ISBN 0-7914-6466-0 (Pbk); ISBN 0-7914-6465-2 (Hbk)

Vânia Carvalho Pinto

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Liberating economics: feminist perspectives on families, work and globalization

Drucilla K. Barker and Susan F. Feinstein;University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2004, 208p, ISBN 0-472-06843-1, (Pbk); ISBN 0-472-09843-8 (Hbk)

Diane Perrons

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‘Letting them die’: why HIV/AIDS prevention programmes fail

Catherine Campbell;The International African Institute, James Currey, Indiana University Press, and Double Storey, 2003, ISBN 0-253-21635-4, (Pbk) 224p; ISBN 0-253-34328-3, (Hbk) 214p

Cheryl Stobie

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Issue 85

Woman and Indian Modernity: Readings of Colonial and Postcolonial Novels

Nalini Natarajan; University Press of the South, New Orleans 2002, ISBN 1-889431-82-6 (pbk)

Nandi Bhatia

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Mixed media: feminist presses and publishing politics

Simone Murray; Pluto Press, London, 2004, ISBN 0-7453-2015-5, (pbk)

Mary Eagleton

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Venus on wheels: two decades of dialogue on disability, biography, and being female in America

Gelya Frank; University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2000, ISBN 0-520-21715-2, (hbk), ISBN 0-520-21716-0, (pbk)

Cigdem Esin

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ethics of the body: postconventional challenges

Margrit Shildrick and Roxanne Mykitiuk (editors); The MIT press, London, 2005, ISBN 0-262-19523-2, (hbk), ISBN 0-262-69320-8, (pbk).

Carolyn Pedwell

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Carnal thoughts: embodiment and moving image culture

Sobchack, V.; University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles; 2004, ISBN 0-520-24129-0 (pbk)

Bruce Bennett

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Other Germans: Black Germans and the politics of race, gender and memory in the Third Reich

Tina M. Campt; The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2004, ISBN 0-472-11360-7, (hbk); ISBN 0-472-03138-4, (pbk)

Inge Weber-Newth

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Nazi Chic? fashioning women in the third reich

Irene Guenther; Berg, Oxford and New York, 2004, ISBN: 1 85973 400 6, (hbk), ISBN: 1 85973 717 X, (pbk)

Kay Ferres

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Feminism after Bourdieu

Lisa Adkins and Beverley Skeggs (editors); Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, 2004, ISBN 1-4051-2395-8 (pbk)

Sveva Magaraggia

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Wittgenstein: a feminist interpretation

Alessandra Tanesini; Polity Press, Cambridge and Malden, MA, 2004, ISBN 0-7456-2074-4 (hbk)/ 0-7456-2075-2 (pbk)

Kimberly Hutchings

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Recovering subversion: feminist politics beyond the law

Nivedita Menon; Permanent Black, Urbana and Chicago, 2004, ISBN 0-252-02969-0, (hbk); ISBN 0-252-07211-1, (pbk)

Claire Garbett

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Mommy Queerest. Contemporary rhetorics of lesbian maternal identity

Julie M. Thompson; University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst & Boston, 2002, ISBN 1-55849-355-7, (hbk)

Jacqui Gabb

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The intimate economies of Bangkok: tomboys, tycoons and Avon ladies in the global city

Ara Wilson; University of California Press, Berkeley, 2004, xvi+272pp., maps, illustrations, references, index, ISBN 05-2023-783-8 / ISBN 05-2023-968-7 , (hbk)/ (pbk)

Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen

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Issue 84

a critical stage: the role of secular alternative theatre in Pakistan

Fawzia Afzal Khan; Seagull Books, Calcutta, 2005, ISBN 81-7046-2754 (Hbk)

Furrukh Khan

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social choreography: ideology as performance in dance and everyday movement

Andrew Hewitt; Duke UP, Durham and London, 2005, ISBN082233502X (Hbk)

Srividya Natarajan

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staging resistance: plays by women in translation

Tutun Mukherjee (editor); Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2005, pp. x+551, ISBN 019 567008 6,Hbk

Aparna Dharwadker

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auto/biography and identity: women, theatre and performance

Maggie B. Gale and Viv Gardner; Manchester UP, Manchester, 2004, ISBN: 0719063329 (Hbk)

Kim Solga

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Issue 83

Sex in development: science, sexuality and morality in global perspective

Vincanne Adams and Stacy Leigh Pigg (editors); Duke University Press, Durham, 2005, ISBN 0-8223-3491-7 (Pbk) 360p; ISBN 0-8223-3479-8 (Hbk) 360p

Carolyn H Williams

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The lavender scare: the cold war persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government

David K. Johnson, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2004, ISBN 0-2264-0190-1(Pbk) 312p; ISBN 0-2264-0481-1 Hbk) 280p

Warren J Blumenfeld

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Locked in the family cell: gender, sexuality and political agency in Irish national discourse

Kathryn A. Conrad, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, 2004, ISBN 0-299-19650-X (Hbk) 196p

Breda Gray

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Sex, gender and science

Myra J. Hird; Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2004, ISBN 1-4039-2177-6 (Pbk) 208p; ISBN 1-4039-2176-8 (Hbk) 208p

Karen Throsby

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Some of us: Chinese women growing up in the Mao era

Xueping Zhong, Wang Zheng and Bai Di (editors); Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey, and London, 2001, 224p, ISBN 0-8135-2969-7 (Pbk); ISBN 0-8135-2968-9 (Hbk)

Harriet Evans

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Behind closed doors: domestic violence in India

Rinki Bhattacharya (editor); Sage Publications, New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London, 2004, 234p; ISBN 0-7619-3239-9 (Pbk); ISBN 0-7619-3238-0 (Hbk)

Kaveri Sharma

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Women who live evil lives: gender, religion, and the politics of power in colonial Guatemala

Martha Few; University of Texas Press, Austin, 2002, 208p, ISBN 0-2927-2549-3 (Pbk); ISBN 0-2927-2543-4 (Hbk)

Sarah C Chambers

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Doing women's studies: employment opportunities, personal impacts and social consequences

Gabriele Griffin (editor); Zed Books, London, 2005, 272p, ISBN 1 82277 500 6 (Hbk); ISBN 1 84277 501 4 (Pbk)

Sue Jackson

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Against empire: feminism, racism and the West

Zillah Eisenstein; Spinifex Press, Melbourne, Zed Books, London and New York, 2004, 256p, ISBN 1 842777 394 (Hbk); ISBN 1 842777 395 X (Pbk)

M S Sreerekha

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Feeding anorexia: gender and power at a treatment center

Helen Gremillion; Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2003, 280p, ISBN 0-8223-3133-0 (Hbk) ; ISBN 0-8223-3120-9 (Pbk)

Jo Brain

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Issue 82

Equality: from theory to action

John Baker, Kathleen Lynch, Sara Cantillon and Judy Walsh, Palgrave Macmillan/Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2004, ISBN: 1 4039 4429 6 (Pbk); ISBN 1 4039 0392 1 (Hbk)

Faith Armitage

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Laboring women: reproduction and gender in new world slavery

Jennifer L Morgan; University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2004, ISBN 0-8122-1873-6 (Pbk); ISBN 0-8122-3778-1 (Hbk)

Diana Paton

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Camp all-American, Hanoi Jane, and the high-and-tight: gender, folklore, and changing military culture

Carol Burke; Beacon Press, Boston, USA, 2004, ISBN: 0-8070-4660-4 (Hbk)

Sabine Frühstück

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Comfort women: sexual slavery in the Japanese military during world war II

Yoshimi Yoshiaki; Columbia University Press, New York, 2002, ISBN: 0-231-12032-X (Hbk), ISBN 0-231-12033-8, (Pbk) Jûgun ianfu Iwanami Shoten Publishers, Tokyo, 1995 (Original publication in Japanese; translated from the original by Suzanne O'Brien)

Sabine Frühstück

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Third-wave feminism: a critical exploration

Stacy Gillis, Gillian Howie and Rebecca Munford, editors; Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke/New York, 2004, ISBN: 1-4039-1821-X (Hbk)

Carolyn Pedwell

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Alternative femininities: body, age and identity

Samantha Holland, Berg, Oxford and New York, 2004, ISBN1 85973-808-7 (Pbk); ISBN 1-85973-803-6 (Hbk)

Sadie Wearing

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Issue 81

Bisexual spaces: a geography of sexuality and gender

Clare Hemmings; Routledge, New York and London, 2002, ISBN: 0-415-93083-9

Kate O'Riordan

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Taking it off, putting it on: women in the strip trade

Chris Bruckert, Women's Press, Toronto, Canada, 2002, ISBN: 0-88961-405-9, (Pbk)

Giulia Garofalo

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Sex tourism, marginal people and liminalities

Chris Ryan and Michael C. Hall; Routledge, London, 2001, ISBN: 0-415-19510-1, (Pbk), 0-415-19509-8, (Hbk)

Giulia Garofalo

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The most beautiful girl in the world: beauty pageants and national identity

Sarah Banet-Weiser; University of California Press, California, USA, 1999, ISBN: 0-520-21789-6, 0-520-21791-8, (Pbk)

Bakirathi Mani

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Action chicks: new images of tough women in popular culture

Sherrie A. Inness (editor); Palgrave, London, 2004, ISBN: 1-4039-6396-7, (Pbk)

Anita Harris

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Women in contemporary Mexico

Victoria E. Rodriguez; University of Texas Press, Austin Texas, 2003, ISBN: 0-292-77125-8, (Hbk), 0-292-77127-4, (Pbk)

Georgina Waylen

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Issue 79

Gender in Latin America

Sylvia Chant and Nikki Craske; Latin American Bureau, 2003, London; ISBN: 1-8899365-53-2, (PBK)

Jasmine Gideon

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Gender's place. Feminist anthropologies of Latin America

Rosario Montoya, Lessie Jo Frazier and Janise Hurtig (editors); Palgrave, 2002, London; 304pp., ISBN: 1-4039-6040-2 (Pbk)

Sian Lazar

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Book Reviews

Beyond imagined communities: reading and writing the nation in 19th-century Latin America Sara Castro-Klarén and John Charles Chasteen (editors); The John Hopkins University Press, 2003, Baltimore and London; ISBN: 0-8018-7853-5 (Pbk)

Iona Macintyre

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Church and state education in revolutionary Mexico City

Patience A. Schell; University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, 2003, Hbk ISBN 0-816-52198-0

Stephanie Mitchell

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Issue 78

South Asian women in the diaspora

South Asian women in the diaspora Nirmal Puwar and Parvati Raghuram (editors); Berg, Oxford and New York, 2003, ISBN 1 85973 602 5

Sunaina Maira

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Reading Sex and the City

Reading Sex and the City Kim Akass and Janet McCabe (editors); IB Tauris, London, 2004, ISBN 1 85043 423 9

Margherita Sprio

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Latex & lingerie. Shopping for pleasure at Ann summers parties

Latex & lingerie. Shopping for pleasure at Ann summers parties Merl Storr; Berg Publishers, Oxford, 2003, ISBN: 1 85973 693 9 (hbk), 1 85973 698 X (pbk)

Kathy Davis

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Mothers & soldiers: gender, citizenship and civil society in contemporary Russia

Mothers & soldiers: gender, citizenship and civil society in contemporary Russia Amy Caiazza; Routledge, New York and London, 2002, Hbk ISBN 0-415-93177-0

Ruth Jamieson

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Women in developing countries: assessing strategies for empowerment

Women in developing countries: assessing strategies for empowerment R. Datta and J. Kornberg (editors); Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO; 2002, Pbk ISBN 1 588 260399

Erin E Richards

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Issue 77

Intellektuelle migrantinnen. Subjektivitäten im Zeitalter von Globalisierung

Intellektuelle migrantinnen. Subjektivitäten im Zeitalter von Globalisierung Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez; Leske & Budrich, 1999 Opladen, p. 288, ISBN: 3-8100-2398-1 (pbk)

Hito Steyerl

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Negotiating citizenship: migrant women in Canada and the global system

Negotiating citizenship: migrant women in Canada and the global system Daiva K. Stasiulis and Abigail B. Bakan; Palgrave Macmillan, 2003 Basingstoke, UK and New York, ISBN: 0-333-68960-7 (Hbk)

Isabel Dyck

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Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration, and Domestic Work

Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration, and Domestic Work Rhacel Salazar Parreñas; Stanford University Press, 2001 Stanford, CA, ISBN: 0-8047-3922-6; (pbk); 0-8047-3921-8 (hbk)

Shu-Ju Ada Cheng

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Issue 76

Social change, gender and violence: post-communist and war affected societies

Social change, gender and violence: post-communist and war affected societies Vesna Nikolić-Ristanović; Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London, 2002, ISBN: 1-4020-0726-4 (Hbk)

Jane Ellis

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Gender, democracy and inclusion in Northern Ireland

Gender, democracy and inclusion in Northern Ireland Carmel Roulston, Celia Davies (Eds.); Palgrave, Hampshire, 2000, ISBN: 0-333-76066-2 (Pbk)

Louise Ryan

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Book Reviews

The Irish women's movement: from revolution to devolution Connolly, Linda; Palgrave, Basingstoke and NY, 2002, (Hbk), ISBN: 0-333-77132-X

The Irish women's history reader Hayes, Alan and Urquhart, Diane (eds); Routledge, London and NY, (Pbk), ISBN: 0-415-19914-X

In their own voice: women and Irish nationalism Ward, Margaret (ed); Attic Press, Cork, 2001 (first published 1995)(Pbk), ISBN: 1-85594-101-5

Sarah Morgan

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The power to choose: Bangladeshi women and labour market decisions in London & Dhaka

The power to choose: Bangladeshi women and labour market decisions in London & Dhaka Naila Kabeer; Verso, London and New York, 2000, ISBN: 1 85984 804 4

Juliet Ash

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Madonna and child: towards a new politics of motherhood

Madonna and child: towards a new politics of motherhood Melissa Benn; Jonathan Cape, London, 1998, ISBN:0-224-03821-4

Jo Evans

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Ideologies of breast cancer: feminist perspectives

Ideologies of breast cancer: feminist perspectives Laura K. Potts (Ed.); Macmillan Press, London, 2000, ISBN: 0-333-75419-0 Hbk, 0-333-75420-4 Pbk

Karen Throsby

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Embodying bioethics: recent feminist advances

Embodying bioethics: recent feminist advances Anne Donchin and Laura M. Purdy (Eds.); Rowman & Littlefield, New York, 1999, ISBN: 0-8476-8925-5 (Pbk)

Karen Throsby

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Reading birth and death: a history of obstetric thinking

Reading birth and death: a history of obstetric thinking Jo Murphy-Lawless; Cork University Press, Cork, 1998, ISBN: 1-85918-176-7

Karen Throsby

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Sexualities and society: a reader

Sexualities and society: a reader J. Weeks, J. Holland and M. Waites (Eds.); Polity Press, Cambridge, 2002, ISBN: 0-7456-2248-8 (Hbk)/ ISBN: 0-7456-2249-6 (Pbk)

Laura Doan

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Issue 75

Shards of memory: woven lives in four generations

Shards of memory: woven lives in four generations Parita Mukta; Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2002, 225 pp, HbK ISBN 0-297-60728-6

Amal Treacher

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Beyond the frame: feminism and visual culture, Britain 1850–1900

Beyond the frame: feminism and visual culture, Britain 1850–1900 Deborah Cherry; Routledge, London and New York, 2000, 288 pp, PbK ISBN 0-415-10727-X

Rosemary Betterton

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Looking back to the future: essays on art, life and death

Looking back to the future: essays on art, life and death Griseida Pollock, introduction and commentary by Penny Florence; G+B Arts International, Amsterdam, 2000, 353 pp, PbK ISBN 90-5701-132-8

Rosemary Betterton

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Beauty matters

Beauty matters Peg Zeglin Brand (editor); University of Indiana Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2000, out of print (ISBN 0-253-33726-7) HbK, 368 pp, PbK ISBN 0253213754

Carol S Gould

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The Great Arizona orphan abduction

The Great Arizona orphan abduction Linda Gordon; Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, London, England, 1999, 480 pp, HbK ISBN 0-674-36041-9

Kathryn Castle

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Feminist thought in Aotearoa/New Zealand: connections and differences

Feminist thought in Aotearoa/New Zealand: connections and differences Rosemary Du Plessis and Lynne Alice (editors); Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1998, 326 pp, PbK ISBN 0-19-558356-6

Ann Weatherall

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Gendered nations: nationalisms and gender order in the long nineteenth century

Gendered nations: nationalisms and gender order in the long nineteenth century Ida Blom, Karen Hagemann and Catherine Hall, editors; Berg, Oxford, 2000, 347 pp, HbK ISBN 1-85973-2593 £42.00, PbK ISBN 1-859-732-264X

Parita Mukta

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Gender, identity and the Irish Press, 1922–1937: embodying the nation

Gender, identity and the Irish Press, 1922–1937: embodying the nation Louise Ryan; The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, New York, 2002, 320 pp, HbK ISBN 0-7734-7298-3

Caitriona Beaumont

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Issue 74

Representing lives: women and auto/biography

Representing lives: women and auto/biography Alison Donnell and Pauline Polkey (Eds.); Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2000, ISBN: 0-333-75076-4 (Hbk)

Trev Lynn Broughton

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Heroic desire: lesbian identity and cultural space

Heroic desire: lesbian identity and cultural space Sally Munt; Cassell, London, 1998, ISBN: 0-304-33454-5 (Pbk)

Sadhana Sutar

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Celebrating Women's Friendship: Past, Present and Future

Celebrating Women's Friendship: Past, Present and Future Ruth A. Symes, Ann Kaloski and Heloise Brown (Eds.); Raw Nerve Books, York, 1999, ISBN: 0-9536585-1-1 (Pbk)

Melanie Mauthner

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‘Woman, your hour is sounding’ continuity and change in French women's great war fiction, 1914–19

‘Woman, your hour is sounding’ continuity and change in French women's great war fiction, 1914–19 Nancy Sloan Goldberg; Macmillan, Houndmills and London, 1999, ISBN: 0-333-913 892 (Hbk)

Diana Holmes

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En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives

En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives Sangeeta Ray; Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2000, ISBN: 0-8223-2453-9 (Hbk) ISBN: 0-8223-2490-3 (Pbk)

Nandi Bhatia

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Pandita Ramabai: through her own words

Pandita Ramabai: through her own words Meera Kosambi (Compiler/ed./transl) Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2000, ISBN: 019-564-7548

Nandi Bhatia

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Old wives' tales: feminist re-visions of film and other fictions

Old wives' tales: feminist re-visions of film and other fictions Tania Modleski; I.B Tauris, London and New York, 1999, ISBN 1-86064-386-8 (Pbk)

Janet McCabe

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Rebel writer: Mary Wollstonecraft and enlightenment politics

Rebel writer: Mary Wollstonecraft and enlightenment politics Wendy Gunther-Canada; Northern Illinois University Press, DeKalb Illinois, 2001, ISBN: 0-87580-280-X (Hbk)

Laura Brace

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Women's poetry in the enlightenment: the making of a canon, 1730–1820

Women's poetry in the enlightenment: the making of a canon, 1730–1820 Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain (Eds.); (Macmillan, Basingstoke and London and St. Martin's Press, New York, 1999, ISBN: 0-333-69151-2 (Hbk)

Clare Brant

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Issue 73

Book Reviews

War has not changed our spirit, nor our life Jesuit Refugee Service, ISBN 88-88126-01-5

Daughters of dispersal Joanne Barseghian-Budden (Ed.), ISBN 0-538300-0

Migrant belongings: memory, space, identity Anne-Marie Fortier, Oxford, 2000, Berg Hbk, ISBN 1-85973-405-7, Pbk, ISBN 1-85973-410-3

Amal Treacher

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Supporting refugee children in 21st century Britain: a compendium of essential information

Supporting refugee children in 21st century Britain: a compendium of essential information Jill Rutter, 2001, Trentham Books, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, ISBN 185856185X, 300pp

Pam Alldred

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States of conflict: gender, violence and resistance

States of conflict: gender, violence and resistance Susie Jacobs, Ruth Jacobson, and Jennifer Marchbank (Eds.); Zed Books, London, New York, 2000, ix + 246 pp, ISBN 1-85649-656-2

Liza Schuster

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Saving Bernice: battered women, welfare and poverty

Saving Bernice: battered women, welfare and poverty Jody Raphael; Northeastern University Press, Boston, MA 2000, pbk, ISBN 1-55553-438-4, hbk, ISBN 1-55553-439-2, 184 pp

Lynne Harne

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In our time: memoir of a revolution

In our time: memoir of a revolution Susan Brownmiller; Aurum Press Ltd, London, 2000, Pbk (No hard back available), ISBN 1-85410-700-3, 368pp

Bryony Hoskins

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Book Reviews

Feminism, the state and social policy Nickie Charles, Macmillan Press, Basingstoke, 2000, Pbk, ISBN 0-333-65556-7, 256pp

‘Race’, gender, social welfare: encounters in a postcolonial society Gail Lewis, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2000, Hbk, ISBN 0-7456-2284-4, Pbk, ISBN 0-7456-2285-2, 248pp

Jane Franklin

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Issue 72

New frontiers of space, bodies and gender

New frontiers of space, bodies and gender Rosa Ainley; Routledge, London, 1998, ISBN 0 415 15490 1

Sadhana Soborun

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Policing sexual assault

Policing sexual assault Jeanne Gregory and Sue Lees; Routledge, London 1999. Pbk, ISBN 0-415-16388-9

Margaret Greenfields

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Women in teacher training colleges, 1900–1960: a culture of femininity

Women in teacher training colleges, 1900–1960: a culture of femininity Elizabeth Edwards; Routledge, London and New York, 2001, Pbk, ISBN 0-415-21476-9

Rosemary Auchmuty

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Issue 71

Bound to Please: a history of the Victorian corset

Bound to Please: a history of the Victorian corset Leigh Summers; Berg Press, London & New York, 2001, Hbk, ISBN 1 85973 530, Pbk, ISBN 1 85973 510 X

Merl Storr

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Takarazuka

Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan Jennifer Robertson; University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, University of California Press, Ltd., London, UK; ISBN 0-520-21150-2; 0-520-21151-0 (pbk.).

Catherine Atherton

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Impossible Purities: Blackness, Femininity, and Victorian Culture

Impossible Purities: Blackness, Femininity, and Victorian Culture Jennifer DeVere Brody; Duke University Press, Durham and London, 1998, HB, 0-8223-2105-X, PB, 0-8223-2120-3

Lynnette Turner

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Loving Protection? Australian Feminists and Aboriginal Women's Rights 1919–1939

Loving Protection? Australian Feminists and Aboriginal Women's Rights 1919–1939 Fiona Paisley; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Pbk, ISBN: 0 522 84919 9

Alison Holland

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Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England

Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England Paula Bartley; Routledge, London and New York, 2000; ISBN 0-415-21456-4 (hbk); ISBN 0-415-21457-2 (pbk)

Ana Lopes

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Issue 70

Women's movements in international perspective: Latin America and beyond

Maxine Molyneux; Palgrave, Houndmills, Basingstoke, 2001, ix + 244pp, ISBN 0-333-78677-7

Sylvia Chant

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Hybridity and its discontents: politics, science, culture

Avtar Brah and Annie E. Coombes (Eds.); Routledge, London, 2000, Hbk, ISBN 0-415-19402-4, Pbk, ISBN 0-415-19403-2

Alison Holland

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Brazilian feminisms

Solange Ribeiro de Oliveira and Judith Still (Eds.); The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, 1999, The University of Nottingham Monographs in the Humanities, Vol. XII, pp. 190

Luiza Lobo

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Megan Sullivan: Women in Northern Ireland: Cultural Studies and Material Conditions

Megan Sullivan: Women in Northern Ireland: Cultural Studies and Material Conditions.

University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1999, ISBN: 0-8130-1698-3 H

Dr Sarah Morgan

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Screening culture, viewing politics: an ethnography of television, womanhood and nation in postcolonial India

Screening culture, viewing politics: an ethnography of television, womanhood

and nation in postcolonial India

Purnima Mankekar; Duke University Press, Durham and London, 1999, Pbk), (Hbk), ISBN: 0-8223-2390-7

Irene Gedalof

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A Fierce Courage

Valerie Walkerdine

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The Family in Political Thought

Alison Assiter

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Gender, Sex and the Law

Hilary Allen

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Gender at Work

Maureen McNeil

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Redundant Women

Jennie Popay

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All That Is Solid Melts into Air

Angela McRobbie

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Formations of Pleasure

Susannah Radstone

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Post-Partum Document

Caroline Osborne

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