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Module Reading List

Reimagining Politics: Gender, Race, and Popular Culture, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Jonathan Dean
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Sally Davison, David Featherstone and Bill Schwarz. 2016. 'Introduction: Redefining the Political'. In Stuart Hall: Selected Political WritingsDurham: Duke University Press.

Jonathan Dean. 2017. 'On Corbyn, Book-Eating and the Future of Political Science'. Available here.

Emma Foster et al. 2013. 'The Personal is Not Political'. British journal of politics & international relations. ISSN: 1369-1481 15 (4): 566-585.

Lorna Finlayson. 2015. The political Is political : conformity and the illusion of dissent in contemporary political philosophy ISBN: 9781783482887 (e-book)London: Rowman and Littlefield (introduction).

Adriana Cavarero. 2002. 'Politicising Theory'. Political theory. ISSN: 0090-5917 30 (4): 506-532.

Louis Althusser. 2014. "On the Contemporary Phenomenon of “Fashion”. Décalages 1(4). Available here

Iris Marion Young. 1980. 'Throwing Like a Girl'. Available here.

Stokely Carmichael and Charles V. Hamilton. 1967. Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in AmericaPelican (chapter 2). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Stuart Hall. 2016. 'Racism and Reaction', in Stuart Hall: Selected Political WritingsDurham: Duke University Press.

Kimberle Crenshaw. 1991. 'Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics and Violence Against Women of Color'. Available here.

Joni Lovenduski. 1998. 'Gendering Research in Political Science'. Annual review of political science. ISSN: 1094-2939 Vol. 1:333-356.

Munoz, Jose Esteban (1999) Disidentifications : queers of color and the performance of politics Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press (introduction) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Donna Lee and Nicki Smith. 2015. 'What's Queer About Political Science?' British journal of politics & international relations. ISSN: 1369-1481 17 (1): 49-63.

Stuart Hall. 2016. 'Culture Struggle and Resistance' in Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical HistoryDurham: Duke University Press.

John Street. 2004. 'Celebrity Politicians: Popular Culture and Political Representation'. British journal of politics & international relations. ISSN: 1369-1481 6 (4): 435-452.

Jonathan Dean. 2017. 'Politicising Fandom'. British journal of politics & international relations. ISSN: 1369-1481 19 (2): 408-424

Leisbet van Zoonen. 2004. 'Imagining the Fan Democracy'. European journal of communication. ISSN: 0267-3231 19 (1): 39-52.

Richard Dyer. 1979. 'In Defence of Disco'. Available here.

Sara Thornton. 1995. Club cultures : music, media and subcultural capital ISBN: 0745614434 (pbk); 0745614426Polity Press (introduction).

Kevin Allred. 2018. Ain't I a Diva? Politicizing Beyonce. Available here (but not published yet).

Dayna Chatnam. 2015. 'Pregnancy, then it's Back to Business': Beyonce, black femininity, and the politics of a post-feminist gender regime'. Feminist Media Studies ISSN: 1468-0777 15 (6): 926-941.


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Bonnie Honig. 1993. Political theory and the displacement of politics ISBN: 0801480728 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0801427959 (cloth : alk. paper)Cornell University Press.

Carl Schmitt. 1932.  the Concept of the PoliticalRutgers University Press.

Graham Smith. 2011. Friendship and the political : Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Schmitt ISBN: 9781845402464 (pbk.) : £17.95; 1845402464 (pbk.) : £17.95Imprint Academic.

Chantal Mouffe. 2005. On the political ISBN: 0415305217 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415305209 (hbk. : alk. paper)Routledge.

William Connolly. 1974. The terms of political discourse. ISBN: 0855206012 (pbk ; cased) : 5.95(U.K.); 0855206004Princeton University Press.

Steve Redhead et al (1998). The Clubcultures Reader ISBN: 0631212167; 0631197877 (pbk) : No price; 0631197869Wiley.

Stuart Hall and Tony Jefferson (2006). Resistance Through Rituals: Youth Subcultures in Post-War Britain (second edition). Routledge.

Dick Hebdige. 1979. Subculture: The Meaning of Style. Routledge.

Johanna Kantola and Emanuela Lombardo. 2017. Gender and political analysis ISBN: 9780230214194 (pbk.) : £31.99; 9780230214187 (hbk.) : £80.00Palgrave MacMillan.

Charles Mills. 1997. The racial contract ISBN: 0801484634 (pbk); 0801434548Cornell University Press.

Mimi Marinucci. 2011. Feminism is queer : the intimate connection between queer and feminist theory ISBN: 1848134754 (pbk.) : £18.99; 9781848134744 (hbk.) : £70.00; 1848134746 (hbk.) : £70.00; 9781848134751 (pbk.) : £18.99Zed Books.

Colin Hay. 2002. Political analysis ISBN: 0333750039 (pbk. ; cased) : £16.99; 0333750020Palgrave MacMillan.

David Marsh and Gerry Stoker. 2010. Theory and Methods in Political Science (3rd edition). Palgrave MacMillan.

Joni Lovenduski. 2005. Gendering politics, feminising political science ISBN: 9781910259146ECPR Press.

Paul Gilory. 1987. There Ain't No Black in the Union JackRoutledge.

Paul Gilroy. 2000. Against race : imagining political culture beyond the color line ISBN: 0674006690 (pbk); 067400096x (alk. paper), The Belknap Press.

Paul Gilroy. 2004. After empire : melancholia or convivial culture? ISBN: 0415343089 (pbk.); 0203482816 (electronic book); 0415343070: London: Routledge.

John Storey. 2015. Cultural theory and popular culture : an introduction (seventh edition). Routledge.

Jeremy Gilbert and Ewan Pearson. 1999. Discographies : dance music, culture, and the politics of sound ISBN: 0415170338 (pbk) : No price; 041517032XRoutledge.

Matthew Flinders. 2012. Just girls : hidden literacies and life in junior high ISBN: 0807735604; 0807735612 (cloth). Oxford.

Colin Hay. 2007. Why we hate politics ISBN: 9780745630991 (pbk.) : No price; 0745630995; 9780745630984 (hbk.) : No priceWiley.

Gerry Stoker. 2006. Why politics matters : making democracy work ISBN: 140399739X (cloth); 1403997403 (paper)Palgrave MacMillan.

John Street. 1997. Politics and popular culture ISBN: 0745612148 (pbk ; cased) : £12.95; 074561213XTemple University Press.

Hannah Arendt. 1958. The Human ConditionUniversity of Chicago Press.

Alan Ryan. 2013. On politics : a history of political thought from Herodotus to the present ISBN: 9780713993646 (hbk.); 0713993642 (hbk.)Penguin.

Adrian Leftwich. 2004. What is politics? : the activity and its study ISBN: 0745630553; 0745630561 (pbk.) : £14.99 Polity Press.

Edward Said. 1979. OrientalismRoutledge.

Charles Mills. 2015. 'Decolonising Western Political Philosophy'. New political science. ISSN: 0739-3148; 1469-9931 37 (1): 1-24.

Margaret Kohn and Keally McBride. 2011. Political theories of decolonization [electronic resource] : postcolonialism and the problem of foundations ISBN: 9780199894437 (ebook) : No priceOxford University Press.

David Howarth. 2013. Poststructuralism and after : structure, subjectivity, and power ISBN: 9781137266972 (hbk.) : £55.00; 9781137266989 (PDF ebook) : £45.83Palgrave MacMillan.

Glen Newey. 2000. After politics : the rejection of politics in contemporary liberal philosophy ISBN: 9781349417766

Lois McNay. 2014. The Misguided Search for the Political ISBN: 9780745662633 paperback £16.99; 9780745662626 hardback £55.00Polity Press.

'Transgender Studies and Feminism: Theory, Politics, and Gendered Realities'. Special issue of Hypatia. ISSN: 0887-5367 24 (3), 2009.

Susan Stryker. 2006. The Transgender Studies ReaderRoutledge.

Special issue of Transgender Studies Quarterly 4 (1), 2017, on 'Trans Political Economy'. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (GW 27/07/2017) 

Peter Allen. 2018. The political class : why it matters who our polititcians are ISBN: 9780198795971 (forthcoming)

Michael Freeden. 2017. The political theory of political thinking : the anatomy of a practice ISBN: 9780191765216 (ebook) : No priceOxford University Press.

Keith Dowding. 2015. The philosophy and methods of political science ISBN: 9781137572707 (e-book)Palgrave MacMillan.

Matthew Flinders. 2017. 'The Future of Political Science?' European political science. ISSN: 1680-4333, advance online publication.

Matthew Flinders and Matt Wood. 2015. Tracing the political : depoliticisation, governance and the state ISBN: 9781447326601 (hbk.) : £75.00Policy Press.

Ross Beveridge. 2016. 'Ontological Politics in the Depoliticisation Debates'. Political studies review. ISSN: 1478-9299; 1478-9302, advance online publication.

Peter Kerr and Steven Kettell. 2006. 'In Defence of British Politics'. British politics. ISSN: 1746-918X 1(1), 3-25.

Squires, J (1999) Gender in political theory Cambridge: Polity Press.

Kate Millett. 1970. Sexual Politics. Virago.

Brah, Avtar. & Phoenix, Ann (2004). "Ain't I a Woman? Revisiting intersectionality." Journal of international women's studies [electronic resource]. ISSN: 1539-8706 . 5(3): 75- 86.

Sumi Cho, Kimberle Crenshaw and Leslie McCall. 2013. 'Toward a Field of Intersectionality Studies: Theory, Applications and Praxis'. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740 38 (4): 785-810. 

Hancock, Ange-Marie. 2016. Intersectionality : an intellectual history. Oxford University Press.

Collins, P.H. and Bilge, S. 2015. Intersectionality. Polity Press.

Grzanka, P. 2014. Intersectionality : a foundations and frontiers reader. Westview Press.

Gurminder K. Bhambra. 2007. Rethinking modernity : postcolonialism and the sociological imagination. Palgrave MacMillan.

Dipesh Chakrabatry. 2000. Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference. Princeton University Press.

Tim Lawrence. 2011. ‘Disco and the Queering of the Dancefloor.’ Cultural studies. 25 (2): 230-243.

Natalie Weidhase. 2015. 'Beyonce Feminism and the Contestation of the Black Feminist Body'. Celebrity Studies 6(1): 128-131. Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19392397.2015.1005389?scroll=top&needAccess=true

Aisha Durham. 2012. “Check on it”: Beyoncé, Southern Booty and Black Femininities in Music Video. Feminist Media Studies ISSN: 1468-0777, 12(1), pp. 35-49.

Aisha Durham. 2014. Home with hip hop feminism : performances in communication and culture ISBN: 9781433107092; 1433107090. New York: Peter Lang.

Adrinne Trier-Bieniek. 2016. The Beyonce Effect. ISBN: 9780786499748 (softcover : alk. paper) McFarland and Co.

Carissa Showden. 2012. 'Theorising Maybe'. Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001 3 (1): 1-25 

María do Mar Castro Varela, Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel (eds). 2011. Hegemony and heteronormativity : revisiting 'the political' in queer politics. Ashgate

Puar, Jasbir (2007), Terrorist assemblages : homonationalism in queer times, Durham and London: Duke University Press (as well as various other articles by Jasbir Puar).

Scharff, Christina. 2012. Repudiating feminism : young women in a neoliberal world. Ashgate.

Hollows, Joanne. 2000. Feminism, femininity, and popular culture. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Gill, R. 2007: Gender and the media Cambridge: Polity Press.

Gill, Rosalind and Scharff, Christina (eds.) (2011) New femininities : postfeminism, neoliberalism and subjectivity.Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kantola, J. 2006: Feminists theorize the state. Basingstoke: MacMillan.

Lovenduski, J. 2005: Feminizing politics. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Mona Lena Krook and Fiona MacKay (eds). 2010. Gender, politics and institutions : towards a feminist institutionalism. Palgrave MacMillan.

Nirmal Puwar (2004) Space invaders : race, gender and bodies out of place Berg.

Repo, J. 2016. The biopolitics of gender. Oxford University Press.

Brown, W. 2015. Undoing the demos : neoliberalism's stealth revolution. Zone Books.

Samuel Chambers and Terrell Carver. 2008. Judith Butler and political theory [electronic resource] : troubling politics. Routledge

Butler, Judith. 1999. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (2nd edition). New York: Routledge.

E. Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, Hegemony and socialist strategy : towards a radical democratic politics, London: Verso

J. Butler, J.W. Scott (eds.),Feminists theorize the political, London: Routledge,

Marchart, Oliver. 2007. Post-foundational political thought : political difference in Nancy, Lefort, Badiou and Laclau.Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Saul Newman. 2007. Unstable universalities : poststructuralism and radical politics. Manchester University Press.

Jacques Ranciere. 2001. Ten Theses on Politics. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/theory_and_event/v005/5.3ranciere.html

This list was last updated on 31/08/2017