17 Feb 2020

Tag: Gender Studies

Americas

Abortion & the Politics of Motherhood 

In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, Kristin Luker examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict. She draws data from twenty years of public documents and newspaper accounts, as well as over two hundred…

Politics & Government

Understanding Poverty 

In spite of an unprecedented period of growth and prosperity, the poverty rate in the United States remains high relative to the levels of the early 1970s and relative to those in many industrialized countries today. Understanding Poverty brings the problem of poverty in America…

Arts & Literature

Renegade Women in Film and TV 

A charmingly illustrated and timely tribute to the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television, debuting during an historic time of change in the entertainment industry. Renegade Women in Film and TV blends stunning illustrations, fascinating biographical profiles, and exclusive interviews with icons…

Humor & Entertainment

Scripting the Black Masculine Body: Identity, Discourse, and Racial Politics in Popular Media (SUNY series, Negotiating Identity: Discourses, Politics, Processes, and Praxes) 

Traces the origins of Black body politics in the United States and its contemporary manifestations in hip-hop music and film. Scripting the Black Masculine Body traces the origins of Black body politics in the United States and its contemporary manifestations in popular cultural productions. From…

Computers & Technology

Culture, Technology, Communication: Towards an Intercultural Global Village (SUNY series in Computer-Mediated Communication) 

Provides cross-cultural perspectives on computer-mediated communication. Stability and success in our electronic global village increasingly depends on the complex interactions of culture, communication, and technology. This book offers both theoretical approaches and case studies of these interactions from diverse cultural domains, including Europe, the Middle…