Women’s and Gender Studies

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  1. Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement

    By Marc Stein

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement provides a new narrative history of U.S. gay and lesbian activism, drawing on primary research in the field and the best scholarship on the history of the gay and lesbian movement. Focusing on four decades of social, cultural, and political change in the...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Entering the Picture

    Judy Chicago, The Fresno Feminist Art Program, and the Collective Visions of Women Artists

    Edited by Jill Fields

    Series: New Directions in American History

    In 1970, Judy Chicago and fifteen students founded the groundbreaking Feminist Art Program (FAP) at Fresno State. Drawing upon the consciousness-raising techniques of the women's liberation movement, they created shocking new art forms depicting female experiences. Collaborative work and...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Transgender Migrations

    The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition

    Edited by Trystan Cotten

    Series: New Directions in American History

    Transgender Migrations brings together a top-notch collection of emerging and established scholars to examine the way that the term "migration" can be used not only to look at the way trans bodies migrate from one gender to the (an?) other, but the way that trans people migrate in the larger...

    Published July 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Across the Religious Divide

    Women, Property, and Law in the Wider Mediterranean (ca. 1300-1800)

    Edited by Jutta Sperling, Shona Kelly Wray

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Examining women's property rights in different societies across the entire medieval and early modern Mediterranean, this volume introduces a unique comparative perspective to the complexities of gender relations in Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Through individual case studies based on...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge