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HEALTH & SCIENCE

Health Care in Crisis

Hospitals, Nurses, and the Consequences of Policy Change THERESA MORRIS The important story of how an unintended consequence of the Affordable Care Act plays out in a non-profit hospital’s obstetrical ward.

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Personalized Medicine

The FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine WILLIAM GREEN “This well-researched history will CONTRACEPTIVE be of great interest to those in RISK the public health and women and The FDA, Depo-Provera, and gender studies fields.” —Judy the Politics of Experimental Medicine Norsigian, co-author and cofounder of Our Bodies Ourselves and the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective

Empowered Patients in the 21st Century? BARBARA PRAINSACK “[T]his rigorous and engaging book...explores the cutting edge of health care.” —Frank Pasquale, author of The Black Box Society $30.00 • 288 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-1458-9

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Feminism, Science, and Materialism Edited by VICTORIA PITTS-TAYLOR “This is a wonderful crossselection of the most recent work on one of the central concepts in feminist theory.” —Elizabeth Grosz, author of Volatile Bodies $30.00 • 320 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-4543-9

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Surviving State Terror

Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina BARBARA SUTTON A wealth of oral testimonies place women’s bodies and voices at the center of an analysis of state terror in Argentina.

New Social Theory and Research Edited by JAMES W. MESSERSCHMIDT, PATRICIA YANCEY MARTIN, MICHAEL A. MESSNER, and RAEWYN CONNELL “A refreshingly up-to-date collection of essays...sure to become catalysts for future feminist analyses.” —Suzanna Danuta Walters, author of The Tolerance Trap $35.00 • 384 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-0934-9 FEBRUARY 2018

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An Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World KARA ELLERBY “A groundbreaking critique of common-sense approaches to improving gender equality throughout the world.” —Laura Sjoberg, author of Women as Wartime Rapists

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Inequality, Exclusion, and Change Edited by LEELA FERNANDES “A superb collection of essays and an indispensable teaching resource.” —Amrita Basu, author of Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India $30.00 • 272 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-9530-4 JANUARY 2018

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What Works for Women at Work

Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know With a new preface JOAN C. WILLIAMS and RACHEL DEMPSEY “This book can help women claim their seat at the table and lean in to their careers.” —Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In $14.95 • 394 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-1431-2

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Why Parents Reject Vaccines JENNIFER A. REICH “[T]his must-read exploration of the burdens of modern mothering...is a well-written, important, and very timely book.” —Steven Epstein, author of Inclusion

Gender Reckonings

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A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights JENNIFER N. FISH “A must read for scholars and activists concerned about the rights of precarious women workers and the strategies for organizing vulnerable workers.” —Mary Romero, author of The Maid’s Daughter

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Domestic Workers of the World Unite!

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Feminist Manifestos

A Global Documentary Reader Edited by PENNY A. WEISS “This extensive, rich, and diverse anthology of collective feminist declarations is a vital source for understanding the long, global history of feminism.” —Estelle B. Freedman, author of No Turning Back

The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab LISA JEAN MOORE “An incisive indictment of modern humanity’s arrogance and ignorance and at the same time a celebration of a species... the horseshoe crab.” —G.A. Bradshaw, author of Carnivore Minds

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Using and Refusing Cosmetic Intervention ABIGAIL T. BROOKS “Brooks manages to sympathetically portray women who choose to modify their aging bodies and those who choose to age naturally...an important read for us all.” —Barbara Risman, author of Families as They Really Are

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What Works for Women at Work: A Workbook

JOAN C. WILLIAMS, RACHEL DEMPSEY, and MARINA MULTHAUP This workbook offers women a hands-on guide filled with interactive exercises, self-diagnostic quizzes, and actionoriented strategies for building successful careers. $17.95 • 256 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-7266-4 JANUARY 2018

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Does Gender Matter? HEATH FOGG DAVIS “Clear, real-world discussions of issues facing transgender people, along with practical applications and solutions.” —Starred Library Journal

The Lives of Gay Gang Members VANESSA R. PANFIL “An exciting and rich description of gay gang life...A startling and essential book.” —Michael Kimmel, author of Angry White Men

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Legalizing LGBT Families

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How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion JEREMIAH J. GARRETSON A data-driven account of how and why the LGBTQ movement successfully transformed Americans’ views of gay rights. $35.00 • 352 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-5007-5 JUNE 2018

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The Trans Generation

How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) are Creating a Gender Revolution ANN TRAVERS “Compassionate and pragmatic, this is the book about trans kids that every parent, teacher, coach, caregiver, and policymaker needs to read!” —Heath Fogg Davis, author of Beyond Trans $25.00 • 288 PAGES CLOTH • 978-1-4798-8579-4 MAY 2018

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The Life and Death of Latisha King

A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia GAYLE SALAMON “This beautifully crafted work...allows us to understand the fatal consequences of skewed gender perception.” —Judith Butler, author of Precarious Life $25.00 • 192 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-9252-5 MARCH 2018

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French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties AMY L. BEST “An important read for those concerned about young people, health and inequality.” —C. J. Pascoe, author of Dude, You’re a Fag

A History of the Impossible MALIK GAINES “Alive with what is essential to Gaines’s way of seeing and thinking: politics, race, sexuality, and the theater of being.” —Hilton Als, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Criticism and theater critic for the New Yorker

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Manhood and Witchcraft in Old and New England ERIKA GASSER A cultural history of witchcraftpossession phenomena that centers on the role of men and patriarchal power.

Voices from the Women’s Liberation Movement JOYCE ANTLER A book that at last illuminates the profound impact Jewishness and second-wave feminism had on each other.

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$35.00 • 464 PAGES CLOTH • 978-0-8147-0763-0 In the Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History MAY 2018

Her Own Hero

In Our Hands

The Political Thought of America’s Founding Feminists

The Origins of the Women’s SelfDefense Movement WENDY L. ROUSE “Rouse explores boxing, jujitsu, street harassment, the suffrage movement, and domestic violence to provide historical context to the 20th-century women’s movement...a compelling read.” —Bitch Magazine

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LISA PACE VETTER “Compellingly demonstrates how feminist and critical race theory enrich the conceptualization of liberty, equality, citizenship, self-ownership, and democracy.” —Mary Hawkesworth, author of Embodied Power $30.00 • 320 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-9325-6

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Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States SU’AD ABDUL KHABEER “Muslim Cool celebrates the spiritual grounding of hip hop and tries to tease apart its complex relationships with race and religion.” —The Atlantic $30.00 • 288 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-9450-5

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The Struggle for U.S. Child Care Policy ELIZABETH PALLEY and COREY S. SHDAIMAH “A deep dive into the history of child care policy in the United States.” — NBC News

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The New York Socialites who Fought for Women’s Right to Vote JOHANNA NEUMAN “Neuman concisely explains how these gilded women have been airbrushed out of history, resented by those who felt exploited, but thankfully, they succeeded, and women vote today because of them.” —Kirkus Reviews

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RELIGION Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left

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The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the Twentieth Century EMILY SKIDMORE “Dynamic, compelling, and wholly original, True Sex is an invaluable addition to LGBTQ studies.” —Foreword Reviews

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Creating Careers and Guarding Culture GLENDA M. FLORES “A milestone study on Latinas in the classroom... Timely, astute, and heartfelt, Latina Teachers is essential reading.” —Vicki L. Ruiz, author of From Out of the Shadows

The Perils of Marriage Equality KATHERINE FRANKE “A persuasive and provocative addition to scholarship on the history and the influence of marriage.” —Women’s Review of Books

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American Law and the Risks to Children’s Health LINDA C. FENTIMAN “Blaming Mothers is gripping and powerful. It is also chilling as Linda Fentiman unmasks society’s penchant for shaming and punishing mostly young, poor women.” —Lawrence O. Gostin, Georgetown University $55.00 • 416 PAGES CLOTH • 978-0-8147-2482-8 In the Families, Law, and Society series

Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship JOSHUA GAMSON Foreword by MELISSA HARRISPERRY “These stories of extraordinary journeys to kinship should rightly and totally put to bed the myth of the one-size-fits-all American family.” —Barbara J. Risman, Contexts Journal

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Living On After Great Pain CHRISTINA CROSBY “Crosby’s powers of articulation... her queer commitments, and her dedication to using language to convey the farthest limits of embodied experience combine to make A Body, Undone a transformational read.” —Vela Magazine

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and the Risks to Children’s Health

Modern Families

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Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life ANDRE CAVALCANTE An in-depth look at the role of media in the struggle for transgender belonging.

American Law

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Algorithms and The Making of Our Digital Selves JOHN CHENEY-LIPPOLD “A heady and rewarding explanation of our lives in the data age... Essential reading for anyone who cares about the internet’s extraordinary impact on each of us and on our society.” —Starred Kirkus Reviews

$30.00 • 272 PAGES CLOTH • 978-1-4798-7450-7 In the Critical Cultural Communication series APRIL 2018

A Body, Undone

BL AMING MOTHERS

2016 lambda literary award finalist

We Are Data

The Business of Marriage in the Twenty-First Century SUZANNE LEONARD A fascinating look at the changing role of wives in modern America.

Struggling for Ordinary

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Wife, Inc.

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Blaming Mothers

Multiracial Parents

Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race MIRI SONG “An insightful study that illuminates a neglected group: multiracial parents who are raising children.” —France Winddance Twine, author of A White Side of Black Britain

T H E S E X U A L C U LT U R E S S E R I E S

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The Path to Gay Rights

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Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora JESSICA NYDIA PABÓN-COLÓN “[G]roundbreaking and gamechanging scholarship...a must read for anyone interested in Hip Hop Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies.” —Gwendolyn D. Pough, author of Check It While I Wreck It

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Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage JOE ROLLINS “A must read for anyone interested in the relationship between gender, sexuality, and legal personhood.” —Jane Ward, author of Not Gay

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How the Law Shapes Parenthood AMANDA K. BAUMLE and D’LANE R. COMPTON “An accessible and deep understanding of how LGBT parents negotiate the law across contexts, even in the face of restrictive and prohibitive policies.” —Gender & Society

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Algorithms of Oppression

How Search Engines Reinforce Racism SAFIYA UMOJA NOBLE “An impressive survey of the impact of search and other algorithms on our understandings of racial and gender identity.” —Sarah Banet-Weiser, author of Authentic™

$28.00 • 312 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-7002-8 In the Alternative Criminology series

A Critical Reader Edited by MARLA BRETTSCHNEIDER, SUSAN BURGESS, and CHRISTINE KEATING “A winning argument that so many not gay vectors of inequality and politicization are of critical import to queer communities and a queerer future. . .comprehensive and commanding.” —Joseph J. Fischel, author of Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

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Queer Nuns

Religion, Activism, and Serious Parody MELISSA M. WILCOX An engaging look into the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, queer activists devoted to social justice. $30.00 • 336 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-2036-8 In the Sexual Cultures series MAY 2018

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First Ladies of the Republic

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Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role JEANNE E. ABRAMS “The book is well written and engaging, and will appeal to anyone interested in the gender roles and politics of the founding generation.” —Rebecca Tannenbaum, Yale University $28.95 • 328 PAGES CLOTH • 978-1-4798-8653-1 MARCH 2018 SAVE 20% OFF SELECT TITLES USING THE CODE ON THE MAILING PANEL

Stories from Trailblazing Women Lawyers

Lives in the Law JILL NORGREN The captivating story of how a diverse group of women, including Janet Reno and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, broke the glass ceiling and changed the modern legal profession. $30.00 • 304 PAGES CLOTH • 978-1-4798-6596-3 MAY 2018

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