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Gender 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.

Sex between Body and Mind

Psychoanalysis and Sexology in the German-speaking World, 1890s-1930s

A groundbreaking cross-disciplinary account of how sex became an object of scientific study in modernity

Not Straight from Germany

Sexual Publics and Sexual Citizenship since Magnus Hirschfeld

Investigates the role of sex and sexuality in early 20th-century German culture, and how this past continues to shape the present

Embroidering the Scarlet A

Unwed Mothers and Illegitimate Children in American Fiction and Film

The first book-length study of changing cultural representations of unwed mothers in American fiction and film, from The Scarlet Letter to Juno

Lost and Found

The Adoption Experience

3rd Edition, Expanded and Updated

Explores the obstacles and issues that adoptees, orphans, and foster children face when they have been separated from a parent or denied the right to know their origins

The Color of Privilege

Three Blasphemies on Race and Feminism

Sheds new light on women's differing responses to feminism according to factors of ethnicity and race

Telling Incest

Narratives of Dangerous Remembering from Stein to Sapphire

An exploration of how specific historical contexts, narrative conventions, and cultural politics shape the ways that stories of incest are told and heard

Cutting the Body

Representing Woman in Baudelaire's Poetry, Truffaut's Cinema, and Freud's Psychoanalysis

Explores the notion of the cut in poetry, film, and psychoanalysis and how it might be linked to male creativity

Theorizing Self in Samoa

Emotions, Genders, and Sexualities

Proposes a new method for discussing variations in the experience of self across cultures

From Klein to Kristeva

Psychoanalytic Feminism and the Search for the "Good Enough" Mother

The Daughter's Dilemma

Family Process and the Nineteenth-Century Domestic Novel

An interdisciplinary investigation into the daughter's role in 19th-century families and their fictional representations.

Disruptive Voices

The Possibilities of Feminist Research

Provocative essays on the ways feminist approaches to research can unite research practice and social action