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The Forgotten Victims of Sexual Violence in Film, Television and New Media
Ratings: 4
From 377 Voters

The Forgotten Victims of Sexual Violence in Film, Television and New Media


By Stephanie Patrick
  • Release Date : 09 May 2022
  • Genre: Social Science

This edited collection provides an intersectional and transnational exploration of representations of sexual violence and rape within films, television shows, and digital media in the contemporary context of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Drawing upon sociology, gender studies, cultural studies, media studies, and Black feminist studies, chapters focus on women and texts at the margins of mainstream culture’s depictions of sexual violence. The editors and contributors examine the dominant narrative of the thin, cisgender, heterosexual white female victim, and the ways in which social and cultural conversations around...

Fashion Talks
Ratings: 5
From 128 Voters

Fashion Talks


By Shira Tarrant
  • Release Date : 29 August 2012
  • Genre: Social Science

Essays on the politics of everyday style....

Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction
Ratings: 4
From 516 Voters

Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction


By M. Schaub
  • Release Date : 21 February 2013
  • Genre: Fiction

This is a feminist study of a recurring character type in classic British detective fiction by women - a woman who behaves like a Victorian gentleman. Exploring this character type leads to a new evaluation of the politics of classic detective fiction and the middlebrow novel as a whole....

Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction
Ratings: 5
From 741 Voters

Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction


By M. Schaub
  • Release Date : 21 February 2013
  • Genre: Fiction

This is a feminist study of a recurring character type in classic British detective fiction by women - a woman who behaves like a Victorian gentleman. Exploring this character type leads to a new evaluation of the politics of classic detective fiction and the middlebrow novel as a whole....

A Question For Humanity
Ratings: 5
From 927 Voters

A Question For Humanity


By Hülya Simga
  • Release Date : 01 July 2019
  • Genre: Equality before the law

This collection of papers covers subjects from obstacles women face due to cultural understandings to the thoughts of prominent philosophers on certain issues related to the diverse aspects of gender distinction. Taking up a variety of topics related to the problem of discrimination against women, the papers implicate the woman question as a “question for humanity.” Accordingly, the author argues that, to grasp discrimination against women as a problem for humanity is not only critical for the over-all well-being, but more importantly, is inescapable for an adequate conceptualization of the human and hence of human rig...

Kantianism, Liberalism, and Feminism
Ratings: 4
From 406 Voters

Kantianism, Liberalism, and Feminism


By C. Hay
  • Release Date : 30 July 2013
  • Genre: Social Science

In this book Hay argues that the moral and political frameworks of Kantianism and liberalism are indispensable for addressing the concerns of contemporary feminism. After defending the use of these frameworks for feminist purposes, Hay uses them to argue that people who are oppressed have an obligation to themselves to resist their own oppression....

Kantianism, Liberalism, and Feminism
Ratings: 4
From 791 Voters

Kantianism, Liberalism, and Feminism


By C. Hay
  • Release Date : 30 July 2013
  • Genre: Social Science

In this book Hay argues that the moral and political frameworks of Kantianism and liberalism are indispensable for addressing the concerns of contemporary feminism. After defending the use of these frameworks for feminist purposes, Hay uses them to argue that people who are oppressed have an obligation to themselves to resist their own oppression....

Chaucer's Queens
Ratings: 5
From 533 Voters

Chaucer's Queens


By Louise Tingle
  • Release Date : 04 January 2021
  • Genre: History

This book investigates the agency and influence of medieval queens in late fourteenth-century England, focusing on the patronage and intercessory activities of the queens Philippa of Hainault and Anne of Bohemia, as well as the princess Joan of Kent. It examines the ways in which royal women were able to participate in traditional queenly customs such as intercession, and whether it was motherhood that gave power to a queen. This study focuses particularly on types of patronage, and also considers the importance of coronation, especially for Joan of Kent, who was neither a queen consort nor a dowager, yet still fulfilled s...