Books tagged: Feminism & Feminist Theory

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Practicing Feminist Mothering

By Fiona Joy Green

Practicing Feminist Mothering explores the realities of feminist mothering for both mothers and their children. It scrutinizes the discourse of motherhood by examining the material spaces that feminist mothers create to struggle with patriarchy. The book is based on in-depth ... Read more

Releasing Hope

Edited by Ruth Elwood Martin, Mo Korchinski, and Lyn Fels

Releasing Hope was born out of the first book Arresting Hope, which describes participatory health research and the experience of women incarcerated inside a British Columbian provincial correctional centre from 2005 to 2007. Readers of Arresting Hope, moved by the stories written ... Read more

Screwed

By Lili Boisvert
Translated by Arielle Aaronson

When it comes to sex and desire, women are screwed.

In film, on the page, in fashion, and in everyday life, women’s desire is routinely shown as subordinate to men’s — when it isn’t suppressed altogether. Lili Boisvert argues that there is one dominant principle behind ... Read more

Societies of Peace

Edited by Heidi Goettner-Abendroth

Societies of Peace: Matriarchies Past Present and Future, edited by Heide Goettner-Abendroth, celebrates women's largely ignored and/or invisible contribution to culture by exploring matriarchal societies that have existed in the past and that continue to exist today in certain ... Read more

Still Living the Edges

Edited by Diane Driedger

Living the Edges: A Disabled Woman's Reader, the lives of women with disabilities have not changed much. Still Living the Edges provides a timely follow-up that traces the ways disabled women are still on the edges, whether that be on the cutting edge, being pushed to the edges ... Read more

Still Living the Edges: A Disabled Women's Reader

Edited by Diane Driedger

Living the Edges: A Disabled Woman’s Reader, the lives of women with disabilities have not changed much. Still Living the Edges provides a timely follow-up that traces the ways disabled women are still on the edges, whether that be on the cutting edge, being pushed to the ... Read more

The Legacy of Mothers

Edited by Erella Shadmi

Gathering together powerful voices of feminist writers, peace activists, and matriarchal studies scholars from around the globe, The Legacy of Mothers reconceptualizes mothers, motherhood, and mothering as an alternative human logic to create a new sociopolitical order. The contributors ... Read more

The Maternal Roots of the Gift Economy

By Genevieve Vaughan

The idea of a free gift economy has become important in the movement for alternative economics, however the connection with women and especially with mothers has not been widely understood. The conference "The Maternal Roots of the Gift Economy," held in Rome in 2015, brought ... Read more