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The Sociology of Gender, 2019/20, Semester 2
Katucha Bento
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Topic 1: Gender and sociology

Key reading

Abbott, P. et al. 2005. An introduction to sociology: feminist perspectives. 3rd ed. Abingdon: Routledge. (Introduction)   

Smith, D.E. 1974. Women’s perspective as a radical critique of sociology. Sociological inquiry. ISSN: 0038-0245. 44(1), pp.7-13.

The module handbook.

Key watching

TED. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “We should all be feminists”. Available

Big Think. Judith Butler. “Your Behaviour Creates your gender”. Available:

Further reading

Ahmed, S. 2017. Living a feminist life. Durham NC: Duke University Press.

Acker, J. 1990. Hierarchies, jobs, bodies: a theory of gendered organizations. Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432. 4(2), pp.139-158.

Abbot, P. 1991. Feminist perspectives in sociology: the challenge to ‘mainstream’ orthodoxy. In: Aaron, J. and Walby, S. eds. Out of the margins : women's studies in the nineties ISBN: 9781850009696; 1850009686; 1850009694 (pbk).  London: Falmer Press.

Acker, J. 1989. Making gender visible. In: Wallace, R.A. ed. Feminism and sociological theory ISBN: 9780803933989 (pbk); 0803933975; 0803933983 (pbk).  London: Sage.

Code, L. 2006. Women knowing/knowing women: critical-creative interventions in the politics of knowledge. In: Davis, K., et al. eds. Handbook of gender and women’s studies.  London: Sage, pp.146-166.

De Beauvoir, S. 2009 [1949]. The second sex. London: Vintage. (Introduction)

Evans, M. 1982. In praise of theory: the case for women’s studies. Feminist review. ISSN: 0141-7789. (10), pp.61-74.

Evans, M. 2003. Gender and social theory ISBN: 0335208657; 0335208649(pbk.) : £16.99. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Griffin, G. 2005. The Institutionalization of Women’s Studies in Europe. In: Griffin G., ed. Doing Women’s Studies: employment opportunities, personal impacts and social consequences. London: Zed Books.

Hawkesworth, M. 2010. From constitutive outside to the politics of extinction: critical race theory, feminist theory, and political theory. Political research quarterly. ISSN: 1065-9129. 63(3), pp.686-696.

Hearn, J. 1998. Theorizing men and men’s theorizing: Varieties of discursive practices in men’s theorizing of men. Theory and society. ISSN: 0304-2421. 27(6), pp.781-816.

Hearn, J. and Morgan, D. 1990. Men, Masculinities and Social Theory. London: Unwin Hyman.

Hemmings, C. 2006. The Life and Times of Academic Feminism. In: Davis, K., et al. eds. Handbook of Gender and Women’s Studies. London: Sage.

Jackson, S. and Scott, S. 2002. The Gendering of Sociology. In: Jackson, S. and Scott, S. (eds.), Gender : a sociological reader ISBN: 0415201802 (pbk.) : £16.99; 0415201799, London: Routledge.

Lloyd, G. 1993. The man of reason: ‘male’ and ‘female’ in western philosophy. London: Routledge.

Marshall, B. 1994. Engendering modernity : feminism, social theory, and social change ISBN: 0745609287 (pbk); 0745609279. Cambridge: Polity.

Marshall, B.L. and Witz, A. eds. 2004. Engendering the social: feminist encounters with sociological theory. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Morgan, D. 1992. Discovering men ISBN: 0044455984; 0415076218; 0415076226 (pbk): sociology and masculinities. London: Routledge.

do Mar Pereira, M. 2012. ‘Feminist theory is proper knowledge, but…’: The status of feminist scholarship in the academy. Feminist theory.  13(3), pp.283-303.

Ramazanoglu, C. and Holland, J. 2002. Feminist Methodology: Challenges and Choices. London: Sage.

Reed, K. 2006. New directions in social theory: race, gender and the canon. London: Sage.

Seidler, V. J. 1994. Unreasonable men : masculinity and social theory ISBN: 0415082943 (pbk ; hbk); 0415082935. London: Routledge.

Stacey, J. and Thorne, B. 1985. The missing feminist revolution in sociology. Social problems. ISSN: 0037-7791. 32(4), pp.301-316.

Witz, A. 2001. Georg Simmel and the masculinity of modernity. Journal of classical sociology. ISSN: 1468-795X. 1(3), pp.353-370.

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Topic 2: Weaving Feminism

Key reading

hooks, bell. 1999. The imperialism of patriarchy. In: Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism. Boston: South End Press.   

Anzaldua, G. 1999. MovimientoJ de rebeldia y las culturas que traicionan. In: Borderlands : la frontera : the new Mestiza ISBN: 9781879960855 (alk. paper). San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books. P. 15-24. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Scharff, C. 2011. Disarticulating feminism: individualization, neoliberalism and the othering of ‘Muslim women’. The European journal of women's studies. ISSN: 1350-5068. 18(2), pp.119-234.

Key watching

Southbank Centre. 2013. What's New For African Feminisms? Youtube [Online][12/12/2018]. Available from:

Erykah Badu. 2009. Bag Lady. Youtube. [Online][12/12/2018]. Available from:

Further reading

Adichie, C. (2014). We should all be feminists ISBN: 9780008115272 (paperback). London: Fourth Estate.

Alexander J. and Mohanty C. eds. 2001. Feminist genealogies, colonial legacies, democratic futures. London: Routledge.

Alvarez, S. 1999. The Latin American Feminist NGO ‘Boom’’. International feminist journal of politics. ISSN: 1461-6742. 1(2), pp.81-209.

Anzaldua, G. 1999. Borderlands = la frontera. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books.

Anzaldua, G., Keating, A. L. 2009. The Gloria Anzaldúa reader ISBN: 9780822345558 (cloth : alk. paper); 0822345552 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780822345640 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0822345641 (pbk. : alk. paper). Cambridge, MA: Duke.

Arneil, B. 1999 Politics & feminism ISBN: 063119813X (pbk.); 0631198121; 9780631198130. Oxford: Blackwell.

Arredondo, G., Hurtado, A. and Klahn, N. 2003. Chicana feminisms : a critical reader ISBN: 0822331411 (pbk.) : £18.95; 0822331055 : £57.00. Durham: Duke University Press.

Banyard, K. 2011. The equality illusion : the truth about women and men today ISBN: 9780571246274 (pbk.) : £8.99; 0571246273 (pbk.) : £8.99. London: Faber and Faber.

Baumgardner, J. and Richards, A. 2000. Manifesta : young women, feminism, and the future ISBN: 9780374532307; 0374532303 (pbk.). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Budgeon, S. 2011. Third wave feminism and the politics of gender in late modernity. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Charles, N. 2015. Feminist politics: from activism to representation. In Richardson, D. and Robinson, V. eds. Introducing gender and women’s studies (4th ed), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chika Shinohara, (2009), How did sexual harassment become a social problem in japan? The equal employment opportunity law and globalization, in Vasilikie Demos, Marcia Texler Segal (ed.) Perceiving gender locally, globally, and intersectionally ISBN: 9781848557536 (e-book) (Advances in Gender Research, Volume 13) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.267 - 309

Cooper, D. 1995. Power in struggle : feminism, sexuality and the state ISBN: 0335192114 (pbk); 0335192122, Buckingham: Open University Press.

Das, A. 2010. Toward a politics of the (im)possible : the body in third world feminisms ISBN: 9781843318552 (hbk.) : £99.00; 1843318555 (hbk.) : £99.00. India: Anthem Press.

Dean, J. 2009. Who’s afraid of third wave feminism?: on the uses of the “third wave” in British feminist politics. International feminist journal of politics. ISSN: 1461-6742. 11(3), pp.334-352.

Dean, J. 2010. Rethinking contemporary feminist politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Dean, J. 2012. On the march or on the margins? Affirmations and erasures of feminist activism in the UK. The European Journal of Women's Studies. 19(3), pp.315-219.

Edley, N. and Wetherell, M. 2001. Jekyll and Hyde: men's constructions of feminism and feminists. Feminism & psychology. ISSN: 0959-3535. 11(4), pp.439 - 457.

Evans, M. ed. 1994. The woman question. London: Sage.

Evans, M. 2017. The persistence of gender inequality ISBN: 9780745689951 (electronic bk.); 0745689957 (electronic bk.); 9780745689913; 0745689914; 9780745689920; 0745689922. Cambridge: Polity.

Faludi, S. 1992. Backlash: the undeclared war against women. London: Chatto and Windus.

Garcia, A. ed. 1997. Chicana feminist thought: the basic historical writing. London: Routledge.

Genz, S. 2006. Third way/ve: the politics of postfeminism. Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 7(3), pp.333-353.

Gillman, L. 2010. Unassimilable feminisms: reappraising feminist, womanist, and mestiza identity politics. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hannam, J. 1997. Women, history and protest. In Robinson, V. and Richardson, D. eds. Introducing women’s studies. London: Macmillan.

Hemmings, C. 2009. Telling feminist stories. Estudos Feministas. 17(1), p215. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 18/01/2019) 

Hemmings, C. 2011. Why stories matter : the political grammar of feminist theory ISBN: 9780822349167 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780822348931 (cloth : alk. paper). Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Humm, M. 1992. Feminisms : a reader ISBN: 0745009247; 0745009255 (pbk) London: Harvester Wheatsheaf.

INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence. 2006. Color of violence : the INCITE! anthology ISBN: 9780822373445 (e-book). Boston: South End Press.

Lewis, Gail (2005) Welcome to the margins: diversity, tolerance and policies of exclusion. Ethnic and racial studies. ISSN: 0141-9870 28 (3), pp. 536-558. ISSN 0141-9870.

McCann, C. Kim, S. eds. 2013. Feminist theory reader: local and global perspectives. New York: Routledge.

McClintock, A. 1995. Imperial Leather. London: Routledge.

McLaughlin, J. 2003. Feminist social and political theory : contemporary debates and dialogues ISBN: 0333968115; 0333968107 (cased) : £52.50. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

McRobbie, A. 2009. The aftermath of feminism: gender, culture and social change. London: Sage.

Mirza, H. S. 2009. Plotting a history: black and postcolonial feminisms in ‘new times’. Race Ethnicity and Education. 12(1), pp.1-10. 

Mirza, H. S. ed. 1997. Black British feminism : a reader ISBN: 0415152895 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415152887. London: Routledge.

Moghadam, V. M 2002. Islamic feminism and its discontents: toward a resolution of the debate. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740. 27(4), pp.1135-1171.

Moghadam, V. M. 1994. Identity politics and women : cultural reassertions and feminisms in international perspective ISBN: 0813386926 (pbk. : alk. paper) : 17.95; 0813386918 (alk. paper). Boulder: Westview Press.

Mohanty, C. T. 1991. Third World women and the politics of feminism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Mohanty, C., Russo, A. and Torres, L 1998. Third world women and the politics of feminism. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press.

Mohanty, C.T. 2003. Feminism without borders : decolonizing theory, practicing solidarity ISBN: 0822330210 (pbk.) : £16.95; 0822330105. Durham: Duke University Press.

Monro, S. 2005. Gender politics: citizenship, activism and sexual diversity. London: Pluto Press.

Moraga, C and Anzaldúa G. eds. 1993. This bridge called my back : writings by radical women of color ISBN: 0913175188 (pbk); 091317503X (pbk). New York: Kitchen Table Women of Color Press.

Narayan, U. 1997. Dislocating cultures: identities, traditions, and Third-World feminism. London: Routledge.

Narayan, U. and Harding, S.G. 2000. Decentering the center : philosophy for a multicultural, postcolonial, and feminist world ISBN: 0253213843 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0253337372 (cloth : alk. paper). Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press.

Okin, S. M. 1998. Feminism, women's human rights, and cultural differences. Hypatia. ISSN: 0887-5367. 13(2), pp.32 - 52.

Peoples, W. 2008. "Under construction": identifying foundations of hip-hop feminism and exploring bridges between Black second wave and hip-hop feminisms. Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism ISSN: 1536-6936. 8(1), pp.19-52.

Phoenix, A. 2011. Re-narrating feminist stories: black British women and transatlantic feminisms. In: Davis, K. and Evans, M. eds. Transatlantic conversations: feminism as travelling theory. Abingdon: Ashgate.

Pryse, M., & Spillers, Hortense J. 1985. Conjuring : black women, fiction, and literary tradition ISBN: 0253314070 (pbk) / edited by Marjorie Pryse and Hortense J. Spillers. (Midland book). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Redfern, C. and Aune, K. 2010. Reclaiming the ‘F word’: the new feminist movement. London: Zed Books.

Reger, J. ed. 2005. Different wavelengths: studies of the contemporary women’s movement. New York and London: Routledge.

Roth, B. 2003. Separate roads to feminism : Black, Chicana, and White feminist movements in America's second wave ISBN: 0521529727 (pb); 0521822602. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rupp, L. J. and Taylor, V. 1999. Forging feminist identity in an international movement: a collective identity approach to twentieth-century feminism. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740. 24(2), pp.363-386.

Rupp, L. J. 1997. Worlds of women : the making of an international women's movement ISBN: 0691016755 (pbk. : alk. paper ; cloth : alk. paper); 0691016763. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Scharff, C. 2011. Repudiating feminism. Farnham: Ashgate.

Schneir, M. ed. 1995. The Vintage book of feminism : the essential writings of the contemporary women's movement ISBN: 0099532719, London: Vintage.

Sheridan, S., Magarey, S., and Lilburn, S. 2005. Feminism in the news. In Hollows, J. and Moseley, R. eds. Feminism in popular culture ISBN: 9781845202231 (pbk); 1845202236 (pbk); 9781845202224 (hbk); 1845202228 (hbk). Oxford: Berg.

Smith, B. ed. 1983. Home girls: a Black feminist anthology. New York: Kitchen Table Women of Color Press.

Sperling, V., Ferree, M. M. and Risman, B. 2001. Constructing global feminism: transnational advocacy networks and Russian women's activism. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740. 26(4), pp. 1155-1186.

Squires, J. 2007. The new politics of gender equality ISBN: 0230007708 (pbk.); 9780230007697 (hbk.); 0230007694 (hbk.); 9780230007703 (pbk.). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Walker, Alice. (1983). In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose ISBN: 0704339315 (pbk ; cased) : £4.95; 0704328453. Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich.

Walter, N. 2011 Living dolls : the return of sexism ISBN: 9781844084845 (pbk); 9781844087099 (pbk); 1844084841 (pbk). London: Virago.

Weir, A. 2008. Global feminism and transformative identity politics. Hypatia. ISSN: 0887-5367. 23(4), pp.110-133.

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Topic 3: Intersectionality: The crossroads of oppressions

Key reading

García, Rocío R. 2017. Imagining Utopias: Toward Latinx Feminist Thought. UCLA, Center for the Study of Women: research that rethinks. [Online] [12/12/2018]. Available from:

Kuppan, Viji. 2018. Crippin’ Blackness: Narratives of disabled people of colour from slavery to Trump. In: Johnson, Azeezat; Joseph-Salisbury, Remi; Kamunge, Beth (eds). The fire now : anti-racist scholarship in times of explicit racial violence ISBN: 9781786993793 hardcover; 1786993791 hardcover; 1786993805 paperback; 9781786993809 paperback; 9781786993823 (ePub ebook); 9781786993816 (PDF ebook); 9781786993830 (Kindle ebook). London: Zed Books   

Spigneron, Nicole A. 2018. In the Crawlspace: Hill, Franken, and #MeToo Pain. The A-Line. 1(2) [Online] [12/12/2018]. Available from: - pay attention to the use of the concepts “patriarchy” and “toxic masculinity”

Further reading

Anzaldúa, G. 1987. Borderlands : la frontera : the new Mestiza ISBN: 9781879960855 (alk. paper). San Francisco, CA: Aunt Lute Books.

Afshar, H. and Maynard, M. eds. 1994. The dynamics of ‘race’ and gender: some feminist interventions. London: Taylor and Francis.

Ahmed, S. 2000. Strange encounters : embodied others in post-coloniality ISBN: 0415201853 (pb); 0415201845. London: Routledge.

Ahmed, S. 2009. Embodying diversity: problems and paradoxes for Black feminists. Race, ethnicity and education. ISSN: 1361-3324. 12(1), pp.41-52.

Ahmed, S. 2009. The language of diversity. Ethnic and racial studies. ISSN: 0141-9870. 30(2), pp.235-256.

Avtar B. 1996. Cartographies of diaspora: contesting identities. London: Routledge.

Babacan, Hurriyet, Narayan Gopalkrishnan, and Alperhan Babacan. 2009. Situating racism : the local, national and the global ISBN: 9781443813242 (hbk.); 1443813249 (hbk.). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars.

Bilge, S. 2010. Beyond subordination vs. resistance: an intersectional approach to the agency of veiled Muslim women. Journal of intercultural studies. ISSN: 0725-6868; 1469-9540. 31, pp.9-28.

Brah, A. and Phoenix, A. 2004. Ain't I a woman? Revisiting intersectionality. Journal of international women's studies [electronic resource]. ISSN: 1539-8706. 5(3), pp.75-86.

Carby, Hazel V. (1982) White Woman Listen! Black Feminism and the Boundaries of Sisterhood. n/a. Available from:

Carter, J. B. 2007. The heart of whiteness : normal sexuality and race in America, 1880-1940 ISBN: 9780822339489 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780822339373 (cloth : alk. paper). Durham: Duke University Press.

Chowdhry, M. 1995. Shooting the shots: lesbians of African and Asian descent in the media. In: Mason-John, V. ed. Talking black : lesbians of African and Asian descent speak out ISBN: 0304329657 (pbk); 0304329630 (cased). Cassell: London.

Collins, Patricia Hill. 1998. “It’s All in the Family: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Nation.” Hypatia. ISSN: 0887-5367 13(3):62–82.

Collins, P. 2004. Black sexual politics: African Americans, gender, and the new racism. London: Routledge.

Collins, P. 2008. Black feminist thought: knowledge, consciousness and the politics of empowerment. London: Routledge.

Combahee River Collective. 1981. A Black feminist statement. In: Nicholson L. ed. The second wave : a reader in feminist theory ISBN: 0415917611 (pbk.) : £14.99; 0415917603. London: Routledge.

Crenshaw, Kimberle. 1989. Demarginalizing the intersection of race and sex: a black feminist critique of antidiscrimination doctrine, feminist theory and antiracist politics. University of Chicago Legal Forum ISSN: 0892-5593. 1989(1), pp.139-167.

Davies, A. 1981. Women, race and class. New York: Random House.

Davies, A. 1989. Women, culture and politics. New York: Kandan.

Davis, K. 2008. Intersectionality as buzzword: a sociology of science perspective on what makes a feminist theory successful. Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 9(1), pp.67-85.

Droogsma, R.A. 2007. Redefining hijab: American Muslim women's standpoints on veiling. Journal of applied communication research. ISSN: 0090-9882; 1479-5752. 35(3), pp.294-319.

Dyer, R. 1997. White. London: Routledge.

Elouafi, A. 2009. The colour of Orientalism: race and narratives of discovery in Tunisia. Ethnic and racial studies. ISSN: 0141-9870. 33(22), pp.253-271.

Erel, U, Gutiérrez Rodríguez, E. Haritaworn, J. and Klesse, C. 2008. On the depoliticisation of intersectionality talk. Conceptualising multiple oppressions in critical sexuality studies. In: Kuntsman A. and Miyake, E. eds. Out of place : interrogating silences in queerness/raciality ISBN: 9780955358647 (pbk.); 0955358647 (pbk.). York: Raw Nerve Books.

Essed, P. and Trienekens, S. 2007. "Who wants to feel white?" Race, Dutch culture and contested identities. Ethnic and racial studies. ISSN: 0141-9870. 31(1), pp.52-72.

Fanon, F. 1986. Black skin, white masks. London: Pluto.

Frankenburg, R. 1993. White women, race matters: the social construction of whiteness. London: Routledge.

hooks, b. 1981. Ain't I a woman: black women and feminism. Boston: South End Press Collective.

hooks, b. 1984. Feminist theory from margin to centre. Boston: South End Press.

hooks, b. 1992. Black looks: race and representation. London: Turnaround.

 Hull, G., Scott, P. and Smith, B. eds. 1982. All the women are White, all the Blacks are men, but some of us are brave : Black women's studies ISBN: 0912670959 (pbk); 0912670924. New York: The Feminist Press.

Hurtado, A. 2003 Voicing Chicana feminisms : young women speak out on sexuality and identity ISBN: 0814735746 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 0814735738 (acid-free paper). New York: New York University Press.

James, J. and Sharpley-Whiting, T. D. 2000. The Black feminist reader ISBN: 0631210075 (pbk); 0631210067. Oxford: Blackwell.

Jesus, Maria Carolina de. Bitita's diary : the childhood memoirs of Carolina Maria de Jesus ISBN: 9780765602114; 0765602113; 0765602121 (pbk. : alk. paper). Robert M. Levine (ed).

Levine, P. 2000. Orientalist sociology and the creation of colonial sexualities. Feminist review. ISSN: 0141-7789. 65(Summer), pp.5-21.

Lewis, Gail. 2013. Unsafe Travel: Experiencing Intersectionality and Feminist Displacements. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740, 38(4), 869-892. doi:10.1086/669609

Lewis, Gail (2009) Celebrating intersectionality? Debates on a multi-faceted concept in gender studies: themes from a conference. The European journal of women's studies. ISSN: 1350-5068 16 (3), pp. 203-210. ISSN 1350-5068.

Lorde, A. 1984. Sister outsider : essays and speeches ISBN: 0895941414 (pbk); 0895941422. California: The Crossing Press Feminist Series.

Lorde, A. 1994. Age, race, class and sex: women redefining difference. In: Evans, M. The woman question. London: Sage.

Lorde, A. 1984. Sister outsider : essays and speeches ISBN: 0895941414 (pbk); 0895941422. Freedom CA: The Crossing Press.

Lorde, A. 1994. The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. In: Evans, M. ed. The woman question. London: Sage.

Mercer, K. and Julien, I. 1988. Race, sexual politics and Black masculinity. In: Chapman, R. and Rutherford, J. eds. Male order: unwrapping masculinity. London: Lawrence and Wishart.

Milner, A; Aromolaran, A. Colour-Blind racism and the 2017 women’s march: White Feminism, activism and lessons for the left. In: Johnson, Azeezat; Joseph-Salisbury, Remi; Kamunge, Beth (eds). The fire now : anti-racist scholarship in times of explicit racial violence ISBN: 9781786993793 hardcover; 1786993791 hardcover; 1786993805 paperback; 9781786993809 paperback; 9781786993823 (ePub ebook); 9781786993816 (PDF ebook); 9781786993830 (Kindle ebook). London: Zed Books

Mirza, H. S. 1992. Young, female, and black ISBN: 0415067057 (pbk); 0415067049. London: Routledge.

Moraga, C. and Anzaldua, G. eds. 1981. This bridge called my back : writings by radical women of color ISBN: 0913175188 (pbk); 091317503X (pbk). Watertown MA: Persephone Press.

Nelson, A. (ed). 2002. Afrofuturism : the world of black sci-fi and fantasy culture ISBN: 9781613747964 (trade paper); 1613747969 (trade paper). A Special Issue of Social Context. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Ogundipe-Leslie, M. 1994. Re-creating ourselves : African women & critical transformations ISBN: 0865434123 (pbk); 0865434115. New Jersey: African World Press Inc.

Peoples, W. 2008. "Under construction": identifying foundations of hip-hop feminism and exploring bridges between Black second wave and hip-hop feminisms. Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism. 8 (1), pp.19-52.

Semati, M. 2010. Islamophobia, culture and race in the age of Empire. Cultural studies. ISSN: 0950-2386. 24(2), pp.256-275.

Spivak, G. 1988. Can the subaltern speak?. In: Nelson, C. and Grossberg, L. eds. Marxism and the interpretation of culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Thompson, Alvin O. (2006). Flight to freedom : African runaways and Maroons in the Americas ISBN: 9766401802 (pbk.) : No price. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press.

Truth, Sojourner. “AIN'T I A WOMAN?”. [speech] In Sojourner Truth Memorial (website).

Ware, V and Back L. 2002 Out of whiteness : color, politics, and culture ISBN: 0226873420 (paper); 0226873412 (cloth : alk. paper). Chicago: Chicago University Press.

Warev V. 1991. Beyond the pale : white women, racism, and history ISBN: 0860913368; 0860915522 (pbk). London: Verso.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931. (1997). Southern horrors and other writings : the anti-lynching campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900 ISBN: 9781319049041 (pbk.); 1319049044 (pbk.). Boston:Bedford Books.

Wray, M. 2006. Not quite white: white trash and the boundaries of whiteness. Durham: Duke University Press.

Yuval-Davis, Nira. 2006. “Intersectionality and Feminist Politics.” The European journal of women's studies. ISSN: 1350-5068 13(3):193–209.

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Topic 4: Patriarchy and Normativity

Key reading

Barton, M. 2012. Wrestling with imperial patriarchy. Feminist theology. ISSN: 0966-7350. 21(1), pp.7-25.

Lorde, Audre. 1984. “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference”. In: Sister outsider : essays and speeches ISBN: 0895941414 (pbk); 0895941422. Pp. 114-123. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 18/01/2019) 

Further reading

Allen, S. 2002 Male victims of rape: responses to a perceived threat to masculinity. In: C. Hoyle and R. Young (eds) New visions of crime victims. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Anderson, K.L. and Umberson, D. 2001. Gendering violence: masculinity and power in men’s accounts of domestic violence. Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432. 15(3), pp.358-380.

Barlas, A. 2002. “"Believing women" in Islam : unreading patriarchal interpretations of the Qur'ān ISBN: 0292709048 (pbk); 029270903X (hbk). Austin, Tex: University of Texas Press.

Boyle K. 2017. Hiding in plain sight: gender, sexism & press coverage of the Jimmy Savile case. Journalism studies. ISSN: 1461-670x, online.

Brison, S. 2000. Aftermath : violence and the remaking of a self ISBN: 9780691115702; 0691115702. Princeton.

Brownmiller, S. 1993. Against our will: men, women and rape. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

Burkett, M. and Hamilton, K. 2012. Postfeminist sexual agency: young women’s negotiations of sexual consent. Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607. 15(7), pp.815-833.

Chan, K.L., Tiwari, A., Fong, D.Y., Leung, W.C., Brownridge, D.A. and Ho, P.C. 2009. Correlates of in-law conflict and intimate partner violence against Chinese pregnant women in Hong Kong. Journal of interpersonal violence. ISSN: 0886-2605. 24(1), pp.97-110.

Chika Shinohara, (2009), How did sexual harassment become a social problem in japan? The equal employment opportunity law and globalization, in Vasilikie Demos, Marcia Texler Segal (ed.) Perceiving gender locally, globally, and intersectionally ISBN: 9781848557536 (e-book) (Advances in Gender Research, Volume 13) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.267 - 309

Connell, R.W. 1990. The state, gender, and sexual politics. Theory and society. ISSN: 0304-2421. 19(Oct 90), pp.507-544.

Crenshaw, K. 1997. Beyond racism and misogyny: black feminism and 2 Live Crew. In: Meyers, D.T. ed. Feminist social thought : a reader ISBN: 0415915376 (pbk.); 0415915368 (hbk.). Abingdon: Routledge, pp.246-263.

Daly, M. 1979. Gyn/ecology: the metaethics of radical feminism. London: Women's Press.

Delphy, C. 1984. Close to home: a materialist analysis of women's oppression. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Dotson, Kristie. (2011). Tracking Epistemic Violence, Tracking Practices of Silencing. Hypatia. ISSN: 0887-5367, 26(2), 236-257. Available from

Edwards, A. 1996. Gender and sexuality in the social construction of rape and consensual sex: a study of process and outcome in six recent rape trials. In: J. Holland and L. Adkins (eds) Sex, sensibility and the gendered body ISBN: 0333650026 (pbk); 0333650018. London: Macmillan.

Fernandez, M. 2011. Restorative justice for domestic violence victims : an integrated approach to their hunger for healing ISBN: 9780739148068 (e-book). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Farrelly, C. 2011. Patriarchy and historical materialism. Hypatia. ISSN: 0887-5367. 26(1), pp.1-21.

Flood, Dawn R. 2012. Rape in Chicago : race, myth, and the courts ISBN: 9780252094415 (e-book). By. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Foster, Thomas A. 2018. The Myth of Sexual Violence as Only a Crime Against Women. In The A-Line. [Online] Available from:

Gear, S. 2007. Behind the bars of masculinity: male rape and homophobia in and about South African men's prisons. Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607. 10(2), pp.209-227.

Girshick, L. B. 2002. No sugar, no spice: reflections on research on woman-to-woman sexual violence. Violence against women. ISSN: 1077-8012 8(12).

Graham, K., Bernards, S., Abbey, A., Dumas, T.M. and Wells, S. 2017. When women do not want it: young female bargoers’ experiences with and responses to sexual harassment in social drinking contexts. Violence against women. ISSN: 1077-8012. 23(12), pp.1419-1441.

Grewal, I. 2013. Outsourcing patriarchy. International feminist journal of politics. ISSN: 1461-6742. 15(1), pp.1-19.

Griffin, S. 2015. Rape : the politics of consciousness ISBN: 9781504012171 (electronic bk.); 1504012178 (electronic bk.). San Francisco: Harper and Row.

Hanmer, J. and Maynard, M. eds. 1987. Women, violence and social control. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Helliwell, C. 2000. ‘It’s only a penis’: rape, feminism and difference. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740, 25(3), pp.789-816.

Hunnicutt, G. 2009. Varieties of patriarchy and violence against women: resurrecting “patriarchy” as a theoretical tool. Violence against women. ISSN: 1077-8012. 15(5), pp.553-573.

Jackson, S. 2001. Happily never after: young women’s stories of abuse in heterosexual love relationships. Feminism & psychology. ISSN: 0959-3535. 11(3), pp.305-321.

Javaid, A. 2016. Feminism, masculinity and male rape: bringing male rape 'out of the closet'. Journal of gender studies. ISSN: 0958-9236. 25(3), pp.283-293.

Kandiyoti, D. 1988. Bargaining with patriarchy. Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432. 2(3), pp.274-290.

Kavanaugh, P.R. 2013. The continuum of sexual violence: women's accounts of victimization in urban nightlife. Feminist Criminology. 8(1), pp.20-39.

Kelly, L. 2015. Violence against women. In: Robinson, V. and Richardson, D. eds. Introducing gender and women’s studies. 4th ed. London: Palgrave pp.114-131.

Kelly, L. and Rehman, Y. 2016. Moving in the shadows : violence in the lives of minority women and children ISBN: 9781138255982 (pbk.) : £34.99. Abingdon: Routledge.

Lorde, Audre. 2007. Sister outsider : essays and speeches. New York: Random House.

Marable, Manning. 1983. “Grounding with My Sisters: Patriarchy and the Exploitation of Black Women.” In How capitalism underdeveloped Black America : problems in race, political economy, and society ISBN: 0896081656 (pbk); 0896081664 (hard), 69–104. Boston: South End Press.

Millett, K. 1971. Sexual politics. London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd.

Nettleton, P.H. 2011. Domestic violence in men's and women's magazines: women are guilty of choosing the wrong men, men are not guilty of hitting women. Women's studies in communication. ISSN: 0749-1409; 2152-999X. 34(2), pp.139-160.

Outshoorn, J. 2005. The political debates on prostitution and trafficking of women. Social politics. ISSN: 1072-4745 12(1), pp.141-155.

Phipps, A. 2009. Rape and respectability: ideas about sexual violence and social class. Sociology. ISSN: 0038-0385, 43(4), pp.667-683

Projansky, S. 2001. Watching rape : film and television in postfeminist culture ISBN: 0814766900 (pbk); 0814766897. New York: New York University Press.

Purohit, H., Banerjee, T., Hampton, A., Shalin, V.L., Bhandutia, N. and Sheth, A. 2016. Gender-based violence in 140 characters or fewer: A #BigData case study of Twitter. First Monday [electronic resource]. ISSN: 1396-0466. 21(1-4).

Rebollo-Gil, G. and Moras, A. 2012. Black women and black men in hip hop music: misogyny, violence and the negotiation of (white-owned) space. Journal of popular culture. ISSN: 0022-3840. 45(1), pp.118-132.

Renold, E. 2017. 'Feel what I feel': making da(r)ta with teen girls for creative activisms on how sexual violence matters. Journal of gender studies. ISSN: 0958-9236. online, pp.1-19.

Rianon, N.J. and Shelton, A. 2003. Perception of spousal abuse expressed by married Bangladeshi immigrant women in Houston, Texas, USA. Journal of immigrant health. ISSN: 1096-4045. 5(1), pp.37-44.

Said, E. 2003. Orientalism. London: Penguin Books.

Sandberg, L. 2013. Backward, dumb, and violent hillbillies? Rural geographies and intersectional studies on intimate partner violence. Affilia ISSN: 0886-1099. 28(4), pp.350-365.

Skjelsbaek, I. 2001. Sexual violence and war: mapping out a complex relationship. European journal of international relations. ISSN: 1354-0661, 7(2), pp.211–237.

Spillers, Hortense J. “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book.” Diacritics. ISSN: 1080-6539; 0300-7162, vol. 17, no. 2, 1987, pp. 65–81. JSTOR, doi:10.2307/464747.

Snorton, C. R.(2017). Black on both sides : a racial history of trans identity ISBN: 9781517901738 paperback alkaline paper; 1517901731 paperback alkaline paper; 9781517901721 hardcover alkaline paper; 1517901723 hardcover alkaline paper. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Wynter, Sylvia. 2003. Unsettling the Coloniality of Being/ Power/ Truth/ Freedom: Torwards the Human, After Man, Its Overrepresentation- An Argument. CR: The New Centennial Review 3 (3): 257-337. Available online 

Wolpe, A. and Kuhn, A. 1978. Feminism and materialism : women and modes of production ISBN: 0710000723; 071000074X (pbk). London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Ticktin, M. 2008. Sexual violence as the language of border control: where French feminist and anti‐immigrant rhetoric meet. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740 3(4), pp.863-889.

Whitehead, A. 2005. Man to man violence: how masculinity may work as a dynamic risk factor. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. ISSN: 0265-5527. 44(4), pp.411-422.

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Topic 5: Masculinities and privilege

Key reading

Baldwin, James. 1985. “The male prison” In: The price of the ticket : collected non-fiction, 1948-1985 ISBN: 0718126408; 0312643063 (St Martin's/Marek); 0312643071 (St Martin's/Marek) (limited edition). New York: St. Martin’s Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Owusu, Melz. Black Trans Bois and Reimagining Masculinity. Medium LGBTQIA. [Online] [12/12/2018]. Available from:

Nayak, A. 2006. Displaced masculinities: chavs, youth and class in the post-industrial city. Sociology. ISSN: 0038-0385. 40(5), pp.813-831.

Key watching

Grayson Perry: All Man, Top Man, 02:30 25/08/2016, Channel 4, 55 mins. [Online][12/12/2018]. Available from: About the programme: Grayson Perry considers modern masculinities by talking to men in the North East, Skelmersdale and the City of London. All three episodes are available on Box of Broadcasts and YouTube, each around an hour long. Use your student login to access the programme on the link in the reference.

Childish Gambino – This is America. 2018. Youtube [12/12/2018]. Available from:

I am not your negro. 2017. [Documentary]. Raol Peck. Dir. USA: Magnolia Pictures.

Further reading

Aavik, K. 2015. ‘The most important decisions are made in the sauna’: the role of social capital in creating intersectional privilege in the career narratives of Estonian male managers. NORMA : international journal for masculinity studies. 10(1), pp.39-54.

Alexander, B. K. 2006. Performing Black masculinity : race, culture, and queer identity ISBN: 9780759109292 (pbk. : alk paper) : No price; 9780759109285 (cloth : alk. paper) : No price; 0759109281 (cloth : alk. paper) : No price; 075910929X (pbk. : alk. paper) : No price. Lanham: Altamira Press.

Archer, L. 2001. ‘Muslim Brothers, Black Lads, Traditional Asians’: British Muslim Young Men’s Constructions of Race, Religion and Masculinity. Feminism & psychology. ISSN: 0959-3535. 11(1), pp.79-105.

Baldwin, James. 1985. “Here Be the Dragons” In: The price of the ticket : collected non-fiction, 1948-1985 ISBN: 0718126408; 0312643063 (St Martin's/Marek); 0312643071 (St Martin's/Marek) (limited edition). New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Barnes, L.W. and Munsch, C.L. 2015. The paradoxical privilege of men and masculinity in institutional review boards. Feminist Studies. ISSN: 0046-3663. 41(3), pp.594-622.

Beynon, J. 2002. Masculinities and culture ISBN: 0335199887 (pbk); 0335199895. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Brann, M. and Himes, K.L. 2010. Perceived credibility of male versus female television newscasters. Communication research reports ISSN: 0882-4096. 27(3), pp.243 – 252.

Braziel, J. E. 2008. Artists, performers, and black masculinity in the Haitian diaspora ISBN: 9780253219787 (pbk.); 9780253351395 (cloth). Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press.

Buchbinder, D. 2013. Studying men and masculinities ISBN: 9780415578271 (hbk.); 0415578272 (hbk.); 9780415578295 (pbk.); 0415578299 (pbk.); 9780203852224 (ebook); 0203852222 (ebook). London: Routledge.

Cameron, D. 1997. Performing gender identity: young men’s talk and the construction of heterosexual masculinity. In: Jaworski, A. and Coupland, N. eds. The discourse reader.  London: Routledge.

Canaan, J.E. 1991. Is “doing nothing” just boys’ play? Integrating feminist and cultural studies perspectives on working-class young men’s masculinity. In: Franklin, S., et al. eds. Off-centre : feminism and cultural studies ISBN: 0415402794.  London: Routledge.

Carby, H.V. 1998. Race men. London: Harvard University Press.

Carrigan, T., Connell, B. and Lee, J. 1985. Toward a new sociology of masculinity. Theory and society. ISSN: 0304-2421. 14(5), pp.551-604.

Chapman, R. and Rutherford, J. eds. 1988. Male order: unwrapping masculinity. London: Lawrence & Wishart.

Cohn, C. 1993. Wars, wimps and women: talking gender and thinking war. In: Cooke, M. ed. Gendering war talk ISBN: 9780691604206 (paperback).  Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp.227-246.

Connell, R.W. 1997. Hegemonic masculinity and emphasized femininity. In: Richardson, L., et al. eds. Feminist frontiers IV ISBN: 0070523797; 0070523800 (Test Bank).  New York: McGraw-Hill, pp.22-25.

Connell, R.W. 2003. Masculinities, change, and conflict in global society: thinking about the future of men’s studies. Journal of Men's Studies ISSN: 1060-8265. 11(3), pp.249-266.

Connell, R.W. 2005. Masculinities. Cambridge: Polity.

Connell, R.W. and Messerschmidt, J.W. 2005. Hegemonic masculinity: rethinking the concept. Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432. 19(6), pp.829-859.

Coston, B.M. and Kimmel, M. 2012. Seeing privilege where it isn’t: marginalized masculinities and the intersectionality of privilege. The journal of social issues. ISSN: 0022-4537. 68(1), pp.97-111.

Currier, D.M. 2013. Strategic ambiguity: protecting emphasized femininity and hegemonic masculinity in the hookup culture. Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432. 27(5), pp.704-727.

Davis, J.E. 2001. Transgressing the masculine: African American boys and the failure of schools. In: Martino, W. and Meyen, B. eds. What about the boys: issues of masculinity in schools.  Buckingham: Open University Press, pp.140-153.

De Boise, S. 2015. Men, masculinity, music and emotions ISBN: 9781137436085 (hardback). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Demetriou, D.Z. 2001. Connell’s concept of hegemonic masculinity: a critique. Theory and society. ISSN: 0304-2421. 30(3), pp.337-361.

Doy, G. 2000. Black visual culture : modernity and postmodernity ISBN: 1860643825 (pbk). London: I. B. Taurus.

Easthope, A. 1990 What a man's gotta do: the masculine myth in popular culture. Boston: Unwin Hyman.

Edwards, T. 2006. Cultures of masculinity. London: Routledge.

Frosh, S., Phoenix, A. and Pattman, R. 2001. Young masculinities: understanding boys in contemporary society. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Garlick, S. 2003. What is a man?: heterosexuality and the technology of masculinity. Men and masculinities. ISSN: 1097-184x. 6(2), pp.156-172.

Halberstam, J. 1998. Female masculinity. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Hearn, J. 2004. From hegemonic masculinity to the hegemony of men. Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 5(1), pp.49-72.

Hearn, J. 2014. Men, masculinities and the material(-)discursive. NORMA : international journal for masculinity studies. ISSN: 1890-2138. 9(1), pp.5-17.

Hearn, J. and Kimmel, M.S. 2006. Changing studies on men and masculinities. In: Davis, K., et al. eds. Handbook of gender and women’s studies.  London: Sage, pp.53-71.

Hearn, J. and Morgan, D.H.J. 2015. Men, masculinities & social theory. London: Routledge.

Hill Collins, P. 2004. Black sexual politics: African Americans, gender, and the new racism. London: Routledge. ( ‘Booty Call: Sex, Violence and Images of Black Masculinity’)

hooks, b. 2004. We real cool: black men and masculinity. London: Routledge.

Jackson, R. L. 2006. Scripting the Black masculine body : identity, discourse, and racial politics in popular media ISBN: 9780791466261 (pbk.); 9780791466254 (hbk.); 0791466256 (hbk.); 0791466264 (pbk.). Albany: SUNY Press.

Kimmel, M.S., Hearn, J. and Connell, R.W. 2004. Handbook of studies on men and masculinities. London: Sage.

Mac an Ghaill, M. 1994. (In)visibility: sexuality, race and masculinity in the school context. In: Epstein, D. ed. Challenging lesbian and gay inequalities in education ISBN: 0335191304.  Buckingham: Open University Press, pp.152-176.

Mac An Ghaill, M. 1996. ‘What about the boys?’: schooling, class and crisis masculinity. The sociological review. ISSN: 0038-0261; 1467-954X. 44(3), pp.381-397.

Maclean, K. 2016. Gender, risk and the Wall Street Alpha Male. Journal of gender studies. ISSN: 0958-9236. 25(4), pp.427-444.

Millar, Erica. 2017. Happy abortions : our bodies in the era of choice ISBN: 9781786991300. London: Zed Books.

Nama, A. 2011. Super black : American pop culture and black superheroes ISBN: 9780292726741 (pbk.) : £16.99; 9780292726543 (hbk.) : £41.00; 0292726546 (hbk.) : £41.00; 0292726740 (pbk.) : £16.99; 9780292735453 (e-book). Austin: University of Texas Press.

Neal, M.A. 2013. Looking for Leroy : illegible black masculinities ISBN: 9780814758366 (pbk.) : £14.99; 9780814758359 (hbk.) : £44.00; 9780814789407 (e-book); 9780814760604 (e-book). New York: New York University Press.

Nixon, S. 2003. Hard looks: masculinities, spectatorship and contemporary consumption. London: Routledge.

Reddock, R. E. ed. 2004. Interrogating Caribbean masculinities : theoretical and empirical analyses ISBN: 9789766401382 (pbk.) : No price; 9766401381 (pbk.) : No price. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press.

Richardson, R. 2007. Black masculinity and the U.S. South : from Uncle Tom to gangsta ISBN: 9780820328904 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0820326097 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780820326092 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0820328901 (pbk. : alk. paper). Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press.

Robinson, V. 2015. Men, masculinities and feminism. In: Robinson, V. and Richardson, D. eds. Introducing gender and women’s studies. 4th ed. London: Palgrave pp.58-75.

Sharpley-Whiting, T. 2007. Pimps up, ho's down : hip hop's hold on young Black women ISBN: 9780814740644 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 0814740642 (pbk. : acid-free paper). New York: New York University Press.

Walker, Charlie. 2017. In Search of 'Stability': Working-class Men, Masculinity and Wellbeing in Contemporary Russia, In: Andrea Cornwall, Frank G. Karioris, and Nancy Lindisfarne (eds.) Masculinities under neoliberalism ISBN: 9781786994196 paperback. London: Zed Books.

Walcott, R. 2009. Reconstructing manhood; or the drag of Black masculinity. Small axe. ISSN: 0799-0537. 13(1), pp.75-89.

Whitehead, A. 2005. Man to man violence: how masculinity may work as a dynamic risk factor. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. ISSN: 0265-5527. 44(4), pp.411-422.

Whitehead, S. and Barrett, F.J. 2001. The masculinities reader ISBN: 0745626890 (pbk.) : £15.99; 0745626882. Cambridge: Polity Press.

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Topic 6: Goodbye biology

Key reading

Erikainen , Sonja. 2017. Hybrids, Hermaphrodites, and Sex Metamorphoses: Gendered Anxieties and Sex Testing in Elite Sport, 1937–1968, in Vasilikie Demos , Marcia Texler Segal (ed.) Gender panic, gender policy ISBN: 9781787432604 (e-book) (Advances in Gender Research, Volume 24) Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.155 - 176   

Stein, Melissa N. 2015. "Races of Men”: Ethnology in Antebellum America In: Measuring manhood : race and the science of masculinity ISBN: 9781452944685 (e-book), 1830–1934.  University of Minnesota Press (Chapter 1: pp. 27–88)   

Further reading

Braidotti, R. 2002. The uses and abuses of the sex/gender distinction in European feminist practices. In: Griffin, G. and Braidotti, R. eds. Thinking differently : a reader in European women's studies ISBN: 9781842770030 (pbk); 1842770039 (pbk); 1842770020. London and New York: Zed Books.

Butler, J. 2005. Bodies that matter. In: Fraser, M. and Greco, M. eds. The body : a reader ISBN: 041534008x; 0415340071. London: Routledge.

Carlson, M., 1996. Performance: A Critical Introduction. New York and London: Routledge.

Cranny-Francis, A. 2003. Gender studies : terms and debates ISBN: 0333776127 (pbk.) : No price; 0333776119. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Delphy, C. 1993. Rethinking sex and gender. Women's studies international forum. ISSN: 0277-5395. 16(1), pp.1-9.

Evans, M. 1991. The problem of gender for women's studies. In: Aaron, J. and Walby, S. eds. Out of the margins : women's studies in the nineties ISBN: 9781850009696; 1850009686; 1850009694 (pbk). London: Falmer Press.

Fausto-Sterling, A. 2000. Sexing the body: gender politics and the construction of sexuality. New York: Basic Books.

Fausto-Sterling, A. 2002. The five sexes: why male and female are not enough. In: Williams, C.L. ed. Sexuality and gender ISBN: 0631222723 (pbk); 0631222715 (hardback).  Malden: Blackwell, pp.468-473.

Fausto-Sterling, A. 2005. The bare bones of sex: part I – sex and gender. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740. 30(2), pp.1491- 1527.

Fine, C. 2010. Delusions of gender : the real science behind sex differences ISBN: 1848312202; 9781848312203. London: Icon.

Fitzsimons, R. and Lennon, K. 2002. Theorizing gender : an introduction ISBN: 0745619444 (pbk.) : £14.99. Cambridge: Polity.

Gatens, M. 1991. A critique of the sex/gender distinction. In: Gunew, S. ed. A reader in feminist knowledge ISBN: 041504698X; 0415046998 (pbk). London: Routledge.

Harrison, W. H. 2006. The shadow and the substance: the sex/gender debate. In: Davis, K., Evans, M. and Lorber, J. eds. Handbook of gender and women's studies. London: Sage.

Hawkesworth, M. 1997. Confounding gender. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 22(3), pp.649 – 685.

Hird, M.J. 2000. Gender’s nature: intersexuals, transsexuals and the “sex”/”gender” binary. Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 1(3), pp.347-364

Johnson, E. P. 2016. ‘No tea, no shade : new writings in Black queer studies ’. London;Durham; : Duke University Press.

Kessler, S.J. and McKenna, W. 1978. Gender : an ethnomethodological approach ISBN: 9780226432069 (pbk); 0226432068 (pbk.) : $10.95 (est.). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (chapter 6: ‘Toward a theory of gender’)

Laqueur, T. 1990. Making sex: body and gender from the Greeks to Freud. London: Harvard University Press.

Moore, H. L. 1993. The differences within and the differences between. In: del Valle, T. ed. Gendered anthropology, New York: Routledge.

Moore, H. L. 1997. ‘Divided we stand’: sex, gender and sexual difference. In: Woodward, K. ed. Identity and difference ISBN: 0761954341 (pbk.) : £12.95; 0761954333; 9780761954330 (cased); 9780761954347 (pbk). London: Sage Publications.

Nestle, J., Howell C. and Wilchins, R. eds. 2002. Genderqueer : voices from beyond the sexual binary ISBN: 1555837301. Los Angeles: Alyson Books.

Richardson, D. McLaughlin, J. and Casey, M. eds. 2006. Intersections between feminist and queer theory. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Schiebinger, L.L. 1994. Nature's body : sexual politics and the making of modern science ISBN: 0044409079. London: Pandora.

Scott, J. 1986. Gender: a useful category of historical analysis. The American historical review. ISSN: 0002-8762. 91(5), pp.1053-1075.

Stacey, J. 1997. Feminist theory. In: Robinson, V. and Richardson, D. eds. Introducing women’s studies, London: Macmillan.

Stoller, Robert J. 1968. Sex and gender : on the development of masculinity and femininity ISBN: 0701203218. New York: Science House.

Tate, Shirley Anne. 2005. Black skins, Black masks : hybridity, dialogism, performativity ISBN: 0754636410 (alk. paper). Aldershot: Ashgate.

Vincent, Ben. 2018. Transgender health : a practitioner's guide to binary and non-binary trans patient care ISBN: 9781784504755 (e-book). London, Philadeplhia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Widerberg, K. 1998. Translating gender. NORA : Nordic journal of feminist and gender research.SSN: 0803-8740 6(2), pp.133 – 138.

Wilton, T. 2000. Out/performing our selves: sex, gender and Cartesian dualism. Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607. 3(2), pp.237-254.

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Topic 7: HIDE/ SEEK – Searching Gender and Sexuality

Key reading

Blackwood, E. 1994. Sexuality and gender in certain Native American tribes: the case of cross-gender females. In: Herrmann, A. and Stewart, A. eds. Theorizing feminism: parallel trends in the humanities and social sciences. Boulder: Westview OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 18/01/2019) 

Hines, S. 2006. What’s the difference?: bringing particularity to queer studies of transgender. Journal of gender studies. ISSN: 0958-9236. 15(1), pp.49-67.

Mack, Mehammed A. 2017. Sexual Undergrounds: Cinema, Performance, and Ethic Surveillance. In: Sexagon : Muslims, France, and the sexualization of national culture ISBN: 9780823274611; 0823274616. New York: Fordham University Press.

Further reading

Austin, John 1962. How to do things with words. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Beemyn, G. and Rankin, S. 2011. The lives of transgender people ISBN: 9780231143073 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780231143066 (cloth : alk. paper); 0231143060 (cloth : alk. paper); 0231143079 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780231512619 (e-book); 0231512619 (e-book). New York: Columbia University Press.

Bornstein, K. 1994. Gender outlaw : on men, women, and the rest of us ISBN: 0415908973. London: Routledge.

Breen, M. and Blumenfeld, Warren J. eds. 2005. Butler matters : Judith Butler's impact on feminist and queer studies ISBN: 9780754638858 (hbk.); 0754638855 (alk. paper). Aldershot: Ashgate.

Butler, J. 1988. Performative acts and gender constitution: an essay in phenomenology and feminist theory. Theatre journal. ISSN: 0192-2882. 40(4), pp.519 - 531.

Butler, J. 1990. Gender trouble: feminism and the subversion of identity. London: Routledge.

Butler, J. 1991. Imitation and gender insubordination. In: Fuss, D. ed. Inside/ out: lesbian theories, gay theories. New York: Routledge.

Butler, J. 2002. Performative subversions. In: Jackson, S. and Scott, S. eds. Gender : a sociological reader ISBN: 0415201802 (pbk.) : £16.99; 0415201799. London: Routledge.

Butler, J. 2004. Undiagnosing gender. In: Undoing gender. London: Routledge.

Califia, P. 1997. Sex changes : the politics of transgenderism ISBN: 1573441805. San Fancisco: Cleis Press.

Clements-Nolle, K., Marx, R. and Katz, M. 2006. Attempted suicide among transgender persons: the influence of gender-based discrimination and victimization. Journal of homosexuality. ISSN: 0091-8369. 51(3), pp.53-69.

Corrales, J. and Pecheny, M. 2010. The politics of sexuality in Latin America : a reader on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights ISBN: 9780822960621 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0822960621 (pbk. : alk. paper). Pittsburgh, Pa: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Cromwell, J. 1999. Transmen and FTMs : identities, bodies, genders, and sexualities ISBN: 0252068254 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 0252024397 (cloth : acid-free paper). Chicago: University of Illinois Press.

Currah, Paisley, Juang, Richard M, and Minter, Shannon (eds). 2006. Transgender rights ISBN: 9780816643127 (pb : alk. paper); 0816643113 (hc : alk. paper); 9780816643110 (hc : alk. paper); 0816643121 (pb : alk. paper). Minneapolis; Bristol: U of Minnesota ; UPes Marketing, Distributor.

Ekins, R. and King, D. eds. 1996. Blending genders : social aspects of cross-dressing and sex-changing ISBN: 0415115523 (pbk); 0415115515 (hbk). London: Routledge.

Ekins, R., King, D. 2006. The transgender phenomenon ISBN: 0761971645 (pbk.) : £21.99; 0761971637 (hbk.) : £70.00. London: Sage

Elliot, P. 2010. Debates in transgender, queer, and feminist theory: contested sites. Farnham: Ashgate.

Fleming, B. 2015. The vocabulary of transgender theory. Society. 52(2), pp.114-120. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Ferguson, Roderick A. 2004. Aberrations in black : toward a queer of color critique ISBN: 9780816641291; 0816641293 (PB : alk. paper); 0816641285 (HC : acid-free paper) ISBN: 0816641293 (PB : alk. paper); 0816641285 (HC : acid-free paper). Minneapolis; London: U of Minnesota.   

Gill-Peterson, Julian. 2018. Histories of the transgender child ISBN: 9781517904678 (pb : alk. paper); 9781517904661 (hc : alk. paper). Minneapolis; London: University of Minnesota Press.

Grossman, A.H. and D'Augelli, A.R. 2006. Transgender youth: invisible and vulnerable. Journal of homosexuality. ISSN: 0091-8369. 51(1), pp.111-128.

Haggerty, G.E. and McGarry, M. 2007. A companion to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer studies ISBN: 9781405113298 (hardcover : alk. paper). Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Halberstam, J. 2005. In a queer time and place : transgender bodies, subcultural lives ISBN: 0814735851 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0814735843 (cloth : alk. paper). New York: New York University Press.

Heyes, C. J. 2000. Reading transgender, rethinking women’s studies. NWSA journal : a publication of the National Women's Studies Association. ISSN: 1040-0656. 9(2), pp.170-180.

Hines, S. 2009. (Trans)gendered fabrications: exploring surgery debates in transgender theory and trans narratives. In: Klaver, E. ed Fabricating the body : effects of obligation and exchange in contemporary discourse ISBN: 9781443857697 (ebk); 1443852325; 9781443852326. Albany: SUNY Press.

Hines, S. 2009. Riding the waves: feminism, lesbian and gay politics, and the transgender debates. In: Bhambra, G. and Demir, I. eds. 1968 in retrospect : history, theory, alterity ISBN: 9780230229327 (alk. paper); 0230229328 (alk. paper). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Hines, S. 2010. Recognising diversity? transgender citizenship and the gender recognition act. In: Hines, S. and Sanger, T. eds. Transgender identities: towards a social analysis of gender diversity. London: Routledge.

Hines, S. 2010. A pathway to diversity?: human rights, citizenship and politics of transgender. In: Kollman, K. and Waites, M. eds. The Global Politics of LGBT Human Rights. London: Routledge.   

Hird, M. J. 2000. Gender’s nature: intersexuals, transsexuals and the “sex”/”gender” binary.  Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 1(3), pp.347-364.

Hird, M. J. 2002. For a sociology of transsexualism. Sociology. ISSN: 0038-0385. 36(3), pp.557-595.

Horlacher, S. 2016. Transgender and intersex : theoretical, practical, and artistic perspectives ISBN: 1137543523; 9781137543523; 9781349713257 (eBook). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jagose, A. 1996. Queer theory : an introduction ISBN: 0814742343 (pbk); 0814742335. New York: New York University Press.

Kam, L.Y.L. 2013. Shanghai lalas : female tongzhi communities and politics in urban China ISBN: 9789888139460 (pbk.) : £16.00; 9789888139453 (hbk.) : £31.50. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Kessler, S. and McKenna, W. 2000. Who put the ‘trans’ in transgender?: gender theory and everyday life. The International Journal of Transgenderism. 4(3). OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 18/01/2019) 

Koyama, E. 2003. Transfeminist manifesto. In: Dicker, R. and Piepmeier, A. eds. Catching a wave: reclaiming feminism for the 21st century, London: Northeastern University Press.

Lorde, Audre. 2007. Sister outsider : essays and speeches. New York: Random House.

Monro, S. 2005. Gender politics: citizenship, activism and sexual diversity. London: Pluto Press.

Moore, H. 1994. The cultural construction of gender. In: The Polity reader in gender studies. ISBN: 0745612105 (pbk); 0745612091. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Pearce, R. 2012. Inadvertent praxis: what can ‘genderfork’ tell us about trans feminism?. MP: An Online Feminist Journal, 3(4), pp.87-129. Available from:

Pearce, R. & Lohman, K. Forthcoming. De/constructing DIY identities in a trans music scene. Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607.

Pearce, R., Steinberg, D. L., & Moon, I. Forthcoming. The emergence of trans. Sexualities.

Prosser, J.1998. Second skins : the body narratives of transsexuality ISBN: 0231109350 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0231109342. New York: Columbia.

Richardson, D. McLaughlin, J. and Casey, M. ed. 2006. Intersections between feminist and queer theory. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Salih, S. 2002. Judith Butler. London: Routledge.

Snorton, C. Riley. 2014. Nobody is supposed to know : black sexuality on the down low ISBN: 9780816677979 (paperback); 9780816677962 (hardback); 0816677964; 0816677972. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press.

Stanley, L. and Wise, S. 2002. What’s wrong with socialisation?. In: Jackson, S. and Scott, S. eds. Gender : a sociological reader ISBN: 0415201802 (pbk.) : £16.99; 0415201799. London: Routledge.

Stryker, S. 1998. The transgender issue: an introduction. GLQ. 4(2), pp.145-158. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 18/01/2019) 

Stryker, S. and Whittle, S. 2007. The transgender studies reader. Abingdon: Routledge.

Tate, Shirley Anne. 2005. Black Skins Black Masks: Hybridity, Dialogism, Performativity. Aldershot: Ashgate.Valentine, D. 2007. Imagining transgender : an ethnography of a category ISBN: 9780822338536 (hbk.) : No price; 082233853X (hbk.) : No price; 9780822338697 (pbk.) : No price; 0822338696 (pbk.) : No price. Durham, N.C;London;: Duke University Press.

Vincent, Ben. 2018. Transgender health : a practitioner's guide to binary and non-binary trans patient care ISBN: 9781784504755 (e-book). London, Philadeplhia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

West, C. and Zimmerman, D. 1987. Doing gender. Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432. 1(2), pp.125-151.

Whittle, S. 2002. Respect and equality : transsexual and transgender rights ISBN: 1859417434. London: Cavendish.

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Topic 8: Faith and Symbolic Constructions of Gender

Key reading

hooks, bell. 2000. Feminist Spirituality. In: Feminism is for everybody: Passionate Politics. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.   

Mack, Mehammed A. 2017. Sexagon : Muslims, France, and the sexualization of national culture ISBN: 9780823274611; 0823274616. New York: Fordham University Press.

Oyěwùmí, Oyèrónkẹ́. 2015. Divining Knowledge: The man question in Ifá. What gender is motherhood? : changing Yoruba ideas of power, procreation, and identity in the age of modernity ISBN: 9781137521255 (e-book). Basingstoke: Palgrave, Macmillan.   

Further reading

Abimbola, Kola. 2006. Yoruba culture : a philosophical account ISBN: 9781905388004; 1905388004. Great Britain: Iroko Academic Publishers.

Abimbola, Wande. 2001. “The Bag of Wisdom: Ọ̀ ṢUn and the Origins of If áDivination.” In Osun across the waters : a Yoruba Goddess in Africa and the Americas ISBN: 9780253108630 (e-book), edited by Joseph M. and Mei-Mei Sanford Murphy, 141–154. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.

Adéẹ̀kọ́, Adélékè . 2005. “‘K òS ó hun t í Ḿ b ẹ t í ò N í t à n’ (Nothing Is That Lacks a [Hi]story): On Oyèrónkẹ́ Òyéwùmí (ed) in African gender studies : theoretical questions and conceptual issues. New York: Palgrave Macmillan,

Adler, Rachel. 1998. ‘Judaism’, in Alison M. Jaggar and Iris M. Young (eds.) A companion to feminist philosophy ISBN: 0631220674; 1557866597 (hardback : alk. paper). Oxford: Blackwell.

Alexander, M., 2005. Pedagogies of crossing : meditations on feminism, sexual politics, memory, and the sacred ISBN: 0822336456 (pbk) : £14.95; 0822336073. Durham: Duke University Press.

Ali, Amal. Intersectionality before the Courts: The Face Veil Cases. In: Johnson, Azeezat; Joseph-Salisbury, Remi; Kamunge, Beth (eds). The Fire Now: Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicit Racial Violence. London: Zed Books.

Ahmed, Leila. Women and gender in Islam : historical roots of a modern debate ISBN: 0300055838 (pbk); 0300049420. New Haven & London: Yale University Press.

Badran, Margot. 1996. Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt.  

Barlas, A. 2002. "Believing women" in Islam : unreading patriarchal interpretations of the Qur'ān ISBN: 0292709048 (pbk); 029270903X (hbk). Austin, Tex: University of Texas Press.

Braidotti, R. (2008). In Spite of the Times: The Postsecular Turn in Feminism. Theory, culture & society. ISSN: 0263-2764, 25(6), 1–24.

Brettschneider, Marla. 2016. Jewish feminism and intersectionality ISBN: 9781438460345. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Crandall, Barbara F. 2012. Gender and religion : the dark side of scripture ISBN: 9781441108265 (e-book). London; New York: Continuum.

Draulans, V. 2008. “The Reviving Religion: A New Meaning of Religion for the Ordering of Public Life.” Some Critical Remarks, Inspired by European Values Study-data. In H. Goris & M. Heimbach-Steins (Eds.), Religion in recht und politischer ordnung heute : religion in law and politics today ISBN: 9783899136401, pp. 31–51. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag.

Draulans V. 2011. Gender and Spirituality. In: Bouckaert L., Zsolnai L. (eds) Handbook of spirituality and business ISBN: 9780230321458 (electronic bk.); 0230321453 (electronic bk.); 1349315486; 9781349315482; 9781349315482; 0230238319; 9780230238312; 10.1057/9780230321458 doi; 10.1007/978-0-230-32145-8 doi ISBN: 9780230321458 (e-book). Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Gbadamosi, T. G. O. “OdùImale. Islam in Ifá Divination and the Case of Predestined Muslims.” Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria [microform]. 8, no. 4 (1977): 77–93.

Gbadegesin, Segun. “Toward a Theory of Destiny.” In A companion to African philosophy [electronic resource] ISBN: 1405128852; 9781405128858, edited by Kwasi Wiredu, 313–323. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2007.

Gbowee, Leymah. Mighty be our powers : how sisterhood, prayer, and sex changed a nation at war : a memoir ISBN: 9780984295197 (paperback) : No price; 9780984295142 (ebook) : No price . New York: Beast Books, 2013.

Golnaraghi, Golnaz; Daghar, Sumayya. 2017. Feminism in the Third Space – Critical Discourse Analysis of Mipsterz Women and Grassroots Activism. Feminists and queer theorists debate the future of critical management studies ISBN: 9781786354976 (e-book), pages 103-127.

Greenberg,B. 1981. On women & Judaism : a view from tradition ISBN: 082760226X. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America.

Halkes, C. 1988.”Feminism and Spirituality.” Spirituality Today 40/3, pp. 220– 236., p. 1–10,   

Hallen, B., and J. O. Sodipo. 1986. Knowledge, belief, and witchcraft : analytic experiments in African philosophy ISBN: 9780804728232; 0804728232; 0804728224. London: Ethnographica Ltd.

Haritaworn, J. 2012. Women’s rights, gay rights and anti-Muslim racism in Europe: Introduction. The European journal of women's studies. ISSN: 1350-5068, 19(1), 73–78.

Heelas, P. 2007. “Expressive Spirituality and Humanistic Expressivism: Sources of Significance Beyond Church and Chapel.” In S. Sutcliffe and M. Bowman (eds), Beyond new age : exploring alternative spirituality ISBN: 9780748609987, pp. 237–254. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

King, U. 2009. Search for spirituality : our global quest for a spiritual life ISBN: 9781933346816 (e-book). London: Canterburry Press.

King, U. 1993. Women and Spirituality: Voices of Protest and Promise. London: Red Globe Press

Kirmani, Nida. 2011. Re-thinking the Promotion of Women's Rights through Islam in India. IDS bulletin. ISSN: 0265-5012 42:1, pages 56-66.

Messina-Dysert, Gina; Zobair, Jennifer; Levin, Amy (Eds.) 2015. Faithfully feminist : Jewish, Christian, and Muslim feminists on why we stay ISBN: 9781940468372 (e-book) (I Speak for Myself #6). White Cloud Press.

Noble, David F. 1992. A world with women. In: A world without women : the Christian clerical culture of Western science ISBN: 9780394556505; 039455650X; 039455650x. New York: Knopf.

Puttick, E., King, U., and Campling, J. 1997. Women in new religions : in search of community, sexuality and spiritual power ISBN: 9780312172602 (St. Martin's Press, pbk); 0333651359 (pbk.); 9780333651353 (pbk.); 0333692063 (pbk.); 9780333692066 (pbk.); 0312172591 (St. Martin's Press, hbk); 9780312172596 (St. Martin's Press, hbk); 0312172605 (St. Martin's Press, pbk). London: MacMillan Press.

Sointu, E., & Woodhead, L. (2008), Spirituality, Gender and Expressive Selfhood. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. ISSN: 0021-8294 47 (2): 259–276.

Scott, Wallach, J. 1996. “Gender: a Useful Category of Historical Analysis.” In Scott, Wallach, J. (ed.), Feminism and history ISBN: 0198751699 (pbk); 0198751680, pp.152–180. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press.

Wadud, A. 2006. Inside the gender jihad: Women's reform in Islam. Oxford: Oneworld.

Wadud, A. 1999. Qurʼan and woman: Rereading the sacred text from a woman's perspective. New York;Oxford;: Oxford University Press.

Warne, R.R. 2000. “Gender.” In W. Braun and R.T. McCutcheon (eds), Guide to the study of religion ISBN: 0304701769 (pbk ; cased) : No price; 0304701750, pp. 140–154. London, New York: Cassell.

Woodhead, L. 2007. “Gender Differences in Religious Practice and Significance.” In J.A. Beckford and N.J. Demerath III (eds), The SAGE handbook of the sociology of religion ISBN: 9781412911955 (hbk.); 1412911958 (hbk.), pp. 566–586. Los Angeles, London: Sage.

Woodhead, L. and Heelas, P. (eds) 2000. Religion in modern times : an interpretive anthology ISBN: 0631210741 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0631210733. Oxford, Malden: Blackwell Publishers.

Zobair, J. 2015. The Depth and Weight of Feminist Studies in Islam: A Response to “The Evolution of Feminist Studies in Religion”. Journal of feminist studies in religion. ISSN: 8755-4178 31(2), 149-154. Indiana University Press.

Non academic reading:

Believe Outloud. 10 Transgender Christians Share Their Journey Stories—Part II. [Online]

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Topic 9: Family and Gender Roles – What Gender is Motherhood?

Key reading

Lentell, Helen. 1998. Families of Meaning: Contemporary Discourses of the Family In: Gail Lewis (ed.) Forming nation, framing welfare. London; New York: The Open University.   

Oyěwùmí, Oyèrónkẹ́. 2015. Matripotency: Ì y á in Philosophical Concepts and Sociopolitical Institutions. In: What gender is motherhood? : changing Yoruba ideas of power, procreation, and identity in the age of modernity ISBN: 9781137521255 (e-book). Basingstoke: Palgrave, Macmillan.   

Anna Paula Uziel (2001) Homosexuality and adoption in Brazil, Reproductive health matters. ISSN: 0968-8080, 9:18, 34-42, DOI: 10.1016/S0968-8080(01)90087-4.

Further reading

Allen, M. 2015. Narrative diversity and sympathetic abortion: what online storytelling reveals about the prescribed norms of the mainstream movements. Symbolic interaction ISSN: 0195-6086. 38(1), pp.42-63.

Ali, Amal. Intersectionality before the Courts: The Face Veil Cases. In: Johnson, Azeezat; Joseph-Salisbury, Remi; Kamunge, Beth (eds). The Fire Now: Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicit Racial Violence. London: Zed Books

Barad, K. 1998. Getting real: technoscientific practices and the materialization of reality. Differences. ISSN: 1040-7391: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies. 10(2), pp.87-91.

Blanchard, D.A. 1994. The anti-abortion movement and the rise of the religious right : from polite to fiery protest ISBN: 080573872X (alk. paper); 0805738711 (pbk. : alk. paper). New York: Twayne Publishers.

Bloomer, F. and O’Dowd, K. 2014. Restricted access to abortion in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland: exploring abortion tourism and barriers to legal reform. Culture, health & sexuality. ISSN: 1369-1058; 1464-5351. 16(4), pp.366-380.

Cannold, L. 2000. The abortion myth : feminism, morality, and the hard choices women make ISBN: 0819563773 (alk. paper); 9780819563774 (alk. paper); 0819563854 (pbk. (alk. paper)); 9780819563859 (pbk. (alk. paper)). Wesleyan University Press.

Cannold, L. 2002. Understanding and responding to anti-choice women-centred strategies. Reproductive health matters. ISSN: 0968-8080 10(19), pp.171-179.

Chodorow, Nancy. The Reproduction of Mothering: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978.

de Sousa, R. 2007. Truth, authenticity, and rationality. Dialectica. ISSN: 0012-2017. 61(3), pp.323-345.

Doan, A.E. 2007. Opposition & intimidation : the abortion wars & strategies of political harassment ISBN: 9780472099757 (cloth : alk. paper); 0472099752 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780472069750 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0472069756 (pbk. : alk. paper). United States.

Dowd, N. E. 2010. The man question : male subordination and privilege ISBN: 9780814785379 (e-book). New York: New York University Press.

Ehrenreich, Barbara, and Arlie Russell Hochschild, eds. Global woman : nannies, maids and sex workers in the new economy ISBN: 1862075883. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2004.

English, J. 1994. Abortion: beyond the personhood argument. In: Pojman, L.P. and Beckwith, F.J. eds. The abortion controversy : 25 years after Roe v. Wade : a reader ISBN: 9780534557645 (pbk); 0534557643(pbk.) : No price.  Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth, pp.315-24.

Evans, E. 2015. The politics of third wave feminisms: neoliberalism, intersectionality and the state in Britain and the US. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

Falola, Toyin. 1995. “Gender, Business and Space Control: Yor ù b áMarket Women and Power.” In African market women and economic power : the role of women in African economic development ISBN: 9780313292149, edited by Bessie House-Midamba and Felik K. Ekechi, 23–40. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Falola, Toyin. 1999. Yoruba gurus : indigenous production of knowledge in Africa ISBN: 9780865436992; 0865436983 (hbk.); 0865436991 (pbk.). Trenton: Africa World Press, 1999.

Gilbert, I. and Sewpaul, V. 2015. Challenging dominant discourses on abortion from a radical feminist standpoint. Affilia ISSN: 0886-1099. 30(1), pp.83-95.

Ginsburg, F.D. and Rapp, R. 1995. Conceiving the new world order : the global politics of reproduction ISBN: 0520089146; 0520089138. London: University of California Press.

Guo, C. and Saxton, G.D. 2014. Tweeting social change: how social media are changing nonprofit advocacy. Nonprofit and voluntary sector quarterly. ISSN: 0899-7640. 43(1), pp.57-79.

Hill, R.L. 2017. The political potential of numbers: data visualisation in the abortion debate. Women, Gender and Research. 26(1), pp.83-96. Available online 

Jones, R.K., Frohwirth, L.F. and Moore, A.M. 2007. "I would want to give my child, like, everything in the world": how issues of motherhood influence women who have abortions. Journal of Family Issues ISSN: 0192-513X.

Kelland, L. and Macleod, C. 2015. When is it legitimate to use images in moral arguments? The use of foetal imagery in anti-abortion campaigns as an exemplar of an illegitimate instance of a legitimate practice. Philosophy & social criticism. ISSN: 0191-4537. 41(2), pp.179-195.

Keogh, L.A. 2006. Women’s contraceptive decision-making: Juggling the needs of the sexual body and the fertile body. Women & health. 42(4), pp.83-103. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Kirkman, M., Rosenthal, D., Mallett, S., Rowe, H. and Hardiman, A. 2010. Reasons women give for contemplating or undergoing abortion: A qualitative investigation in Victoria, Australia. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare ISSN: 1877-5756. 1(4), pp.149-155.

Langford, S. 2008. An end to abortion? A feminist critique of the ‘ectogenetic solution’ to abortion. In: Women's studies international forum. ISSN: 0277-5395: Elsevier, pp.263-269.

Lewis, G., 2009. Birthing Racial Difference: conversations with my mother and others. Studies in the Maternal, 1(1), pp.1–21 Available online 

Lewis, Gail. 1996. Welfare Settlements and Racialising Practices. In: Soundings, Issue 4, p. 109-119. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Lewis, Gail and Gunaratnam, Y. 2001. Racialising emotional labour and emotionalising racialised labour: anger, fear and shame in social welfare. Journal of Social Work Practice ISSN: 0265-0533 15 (2), pp. 131-148. ISSN 1465-3885.

Liamputtong, P. 2003. Abortion—It is for some women only! Hmong women’s perceptions of abortion. Health care for women international ISSN: 0739-9332. 24(3), pp.230-241.

MacPherson, Y. 2007. Images and icons: harnessing the power of the media to reduce sex-selective abortion in India. Gender and development. ISSN: 1355-2074. 15(3), pp.413-423.

Nelson, J. 2001. "Abortions under community control": feminism, nationalism, and the politics of reproduction among New York City’s Young Lords. Journal of women's history. ISSN: 1042-7961. 13(1), pp.157-180.

Oduro, G.Y. and Otsin, M.N.A. 2014. “Abortion-it is my own body”: women’s narratives about influences on their abortion decisions in Ghana. Health care for women international ISSN: 0739-9332. 35(7-9), pp.918-936.

Santos, José Victor De Oliveira, Araújo, Ludgleydson Fernandes de, Negreiros, Fauston, & Cerqueira-Santos, Elder. 2018. Adoption of Children by Homosexual Couples: The Social Representations. Trends in Psychology, 26(1), 139-152.

Saul, J.M. 2003. Feminism : issues & arguments ISBN: 0199249474. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sharp, K. and Earle, S. 2002. Feminism, abortion and disability: irreconcilable differences? Disability & society. ISSN: 0968-7599. 17(2), pp.137-145.

Usborne, C. 2005. Rebellious girls and pitiable women: abortion narratives in Weimar popular culture. German history. ISSN: 0266-3554. 23(3), pp.321-338.

Warren, M.A. 2000. Moral status : obligations to persons and other living things ISBN: 0198250401 (pbk). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Topic 10: Gender and Pop Culture

Key reading

Gill, R. 2009. Beyond the `sexualization of culture' thesis: an intersectional analysis of `sixpacks',`midriffs' and `hot lesbians' in advertising. Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607. 12(2), pp.137-160.

Sexton, J. Origins and Beginnings: On The Blind Side In: Black masculinity and the cinema of policing ISBN: 9783319661704 (e-book).   

Snorton, C. Riley. 2014. Introduction: Transitions. In: Nobody is supposed to know : black sexuality on the down low ISBN: 9780816677979 (paperback); 9780816677962 (hardback); 0816677964; 0816677972. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 22/01/2019) 

Tate, Shirley Anne. 2015. “Fascination: Muscle, Femininity, Iconicity”, In: Black Women's Bodies and the Nation: Race, Gender and Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.   

Further readings

Albury, K. 2009. Reading porn reparatively. Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607. 12(5), pp.647-653.

Anderson, K.V. 2011. "Rhymes with blunt": pornification and U.S. political culture. Rhetoric & Public Affairs ISSN: 1094-8392. 14(2), pp.327-368.

Attwood, F. 2006. Sexed up: theorizing the sexualization of culture. Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607. 9(1), pp.77-94.

Attwood, F. 2009. Mainstreaming sex: the sexualization of western culture. London: I.B. Taurus.

Boyle, K. 2005. Media and violence : gendering the debates ISBN: 1412903793 (pbk) : £18.99; 1412903785. London: Sage.

Carter, C., Steiner, L. and McLaughlin, L. 2014. The Routledge companion to media and gender. New York; London: Routledge.

Duggan, L. and Hunter, N.D. 2006. Sex wars: sexual dissent and political culture. 10th anniversary ed. London: Routledge.

Duschinsky, R. 2013. What does sexualisation mean? Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 14(3), pp.255-264.

Eck, B. 2003. Men are much harder: gendered viewing of nude images. Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432. 17(5), pp.691-710.

Eglash, R. “Race, Sex and Nerds: from Black Geeks to Asian-American Hipsters.” Social text. ISSN: 0164-2472, 20:2, pp. 49-64, Summer 2002

Gill, R. 2012. The sexualisation of culture? Social and Personality Psychology Compass. 6(7), pp.483-498.

Levy, A. 2006. Female chauvinist pigs: women and the rise of raunch culture. London: Pocket.

Lloyd, C.E.M. and Finn, M.D. 2017. Authenticity, validation and sexualisation on Grindr: an analysis of trans women's accounts. Psychology & Sexuality. 8(1-2), p158. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

McNicholas Smith, K. 2017. Sexualisation, or the queer feminist provocations of Miley Cyrus. Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 18(3), pp.281-298.

Rubin, G. 1984. Thinking sex: notes for a radical theory of the politics of sexuality. In: Nardi, P.M. and Schneider, B.E. eds. Social perspectives in lesbian and gay studies: a reader.  London: Routledge, pp.100-133.

Mulholland, M. 2017. 'When difference gets in the way': young people, whiteness and sexualisation. Sexuality & Culture. 21(2), p.593. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 22/01/2019) 

O’Toole, L. 1999. Pornocopia : porn, sex, technology, and desire ISBN: 1852427205. London: Serpent’s Tail.

Paasonen, S., Nikunen, K. and Saarenmaa, L. eds. 2007. Pornification : sex and sexuality in media culture ISBN: 9781845207045 (pbk.) : £16.99; 9781845207038 (hbk.) : £55.00; 1845207033 (hbk.) : £55.00; 1845207041 (pbk.) : £16.99. Oxford: Berg.

Pellizzer, M., Tiggemann, M. and Clark, L. 2016. Enjoyment of sexualisation and positive body image in recreational pole dancers and university students. Sex roles. ISSN: 0360-0025. 74(1), pp.35-45.

Phipps, A. 2014. The politics of the body : gender in a neoliberal and neoconservative age ISBN: 9780745648880 (pbk.) : £15.99; 9780745648873 (hbk.) : £50.00. Cambridge: Polity.

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. 2013. Feminisms re-figuring ‘sexualisation’, sexuality and ‘the girl’. Feminist theory. ISSN: 1464-7001. 14(3), pp.247-254.

Seidman, S. 1991. Romantic longings : love in America, 1830-1980 ISBN: 9780415908283; 0415908280 : $15.95. New York: Routledge.

Storr, M. 2003. Latex and lingerie: shopping for pleasure at Ann Summers. Oxford: Berg.

Tankard Reist, M. 2009. Getting real : challenging the sexualisation of girls ISBN: 9781876756758 (pbk.). North Melbourne, Vic: Spinifex Press.

Vance, C. S. 1992. Pleasure and danger : exploring female sexuality ISBN: 0044408676. London: Pandora Press.

Walter, N. 2010. Living dolls : the return of sexism ISBN: 9781844084845 (pbk); 9781844087099 (pbk); 1844084841 (pbk). London: Virago.

Walters, S.D. 2016. Introduction: the dangers of a metaphor—beyond the battlefield in the sex wars. Signs. ISSN: 0097-9740. 42(1), pp.1-9.

Williams, L. 2004. Porn studies: proliferating pornographies on/scene. In: Williams, L. ed. Porn studies ISBN: 0822333120 (pbk.); 0822333007 (cloth). London: Duke University Press.

Wouters, C. 2004. Sex and manners : female emancipation in the West, 1890-2000 ISBN: 0803983697 London: Sage.

Wouters, C. 2010. Sexualization: Have sexualization processes changed direction? Sexualities. ISSN: 1363-4607. 13(6), pp.723-741.

This list was last updated on 28/01/2019