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Cultural Studies

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Freudian Slips

Woman, Writing, the Foreign Tongue

A feminist critic provides the first book-length literary exploration of Freud's classic study, The Psychopathology of Everyday Life.

Coeds Ruining the Nation

Women, Education, and Social Change in Postwar Japanese Media

A unique glimpse into the hopes and fears of the Japanese people as coeducation was first introduced in the Occupation period.

Beyond the Gender Gap in Japan

Gives critical attention to the issue of Japan’s low level of gender equality and the conflicting information from surveys of women reporting a high sense of well-being

The Feminist Spectator as Critic

2nd Edition

This groundbreaking work in gender and performance, with a new introduction and updated bibliography

The New Woman International

Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the 1960s

An international picture of New Woman in film and photography

Viral Mothers

Breastfeeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS

Sheds light on the complex cultural politics that surround the promotion of breastfeeding at a time of global health crises

Sex, Drag, and Male Roles

Investigating Gender as Performance

The gender-bending performances of Diane Torr, creator of the Man for a Day workshops

Gates of Freedom

Voltairine de Cleyre and the Revolution of the Mind

Rediscovers and celebrates the long-neglected writing of one of the world's most important feminist anarchists

Class, Critics, and Shakespeare

Bottom Lines on the Culture Wars

A challenging critique of academic culture and its blindspots

Gender Matters

Rereading Michelle Z. Rosaldo

The first reexamination of a key theorist of anthropology

Constructions of the Classical Body

Distinguished international scholars examine the neglected issue of the body and its status in classical antiquity

The Animal Within

Masculinity and the Gothic

Explores notions of masculinity in Gothic film and fiction

Animal Advocacy and Englishwomen, 1780-1900

Patriots, Nation, and Empire

What Black Beauty and other books by women of this period reveal about their notions of nation, identity, and empire

Approaching the Millennium

Essays on Angels in America

Leading critics, scholars, and theater practictioners consider the most talked-about play of the 1990s

The Body and Physical Difference

Discourses of Disability

Groundbreaking perspectives on disability in culture and the arts that shed light on notions of identity and social marginality

Dehexing Sex

Russian Womanhood During and After Glasnost

A look at women's changing roles and images in the emerging new Russian society

The Artificial Paradise

Science Fiction and American Reality

Why do Americans find it appealing to create and live in artificial worlds--whether in space, at Disneyland, in computer networks, or in our own minds?

Feminisms in the Academy

Perspectives on the profound impact of feminist scholarship on the major academic disciplines


Lower Income Women Tell of Their Lives and Struggles

Buss has compiled the stories of 10 lower-income women, told in their own words