By Jennifer Eickelmann
By Jennifer Eickelmann
By Serge Rabier
By Maudy Piot
By Paula-Irene Villa,Julia Jäckel,Zara Pfeiffer,Nadine Sanitter,Ralf (Eds.) Steckert,Ralf Steckert
By Aurora Wolfgang
By Daniel Skina
By Erin Harrington
This publication deals an in-depth research of ladies in horror motion pictures via an exploration of ‘gynaehorror’: movies fascinated about all features of lady reproductive horror, from reproductive and sexual organs, to virginity, being pregnant, start, motherhood and at last to menopause. a number of the subject matters explored comprise: the intersection of horror, monstrosity and sexual distinction; the relationships among normative woman (hetero)sexuality and the dual figures of the chaste virgin and the voracious vagina dentata; embodiment and subjectivity in horror motion pictures approximately being pregnant and abortion; reproductive applied sciences, monstrosity and ‘mad science’; the discursive development and interrogation of significant motherhood; and the relationships among menopause, menstruation, hagsploitation and ‘abject barren’ our bodies in horror.
The booklet not just bargains a feminist interrogation of gynaehorror, but additionally a counter-reading of the gynaehorrific, that either debts for and opens up new areas of effective, radical and subversive monstrosity inside of a style of illustration and expression that has usually been accused of being misogynistic. It for this reason makes a distinct contribution to the learn of girls in horror movie in particular, whereas additionally supplying new insights within the broader region of pop culture, gender and movie philosophy.
By M. Gebel,S. Heyne
By Kalpana Kannabiran,Padmini Swaminathan
This e-book tracks the trajectory of gender within the social sciences and arts via an exploration of the demanding situations and contradictions that confront modern feminist research in addition to destiny instructions. Drawing on learn in India, the essays within the quantity interact with the topic in ingenious methods, every one going past documenting the patience of gender inequality, as an alternative elevating new questions and dilemmas whereas unravelling the complexities of the terrain. in addition they interrogate extant wisdom that has ‘constructed’ ladies as ‘agentless’ through the years, incapable of contesting or remodeling social orders – through taking a detailed examine gendered decision-making approaches and results, intercourse for excitement, health and wellbeing care practices, content material and context of formal education or the developmental kingdom that ‘mainstreams’ gender. Do present feminist methodologies permit the certainty of rising topics as on-line sexual politics, transnational surrogacy or masculinist ‘anti-feminist’ sensibilities? The feminist methodologies delineated the following will supply readers with a toolkit to evaluate the criticality of gender in addition to its nuances. The paintings foregrounds the significance of intersectionality and builds a case for context-specific articulations of gender and societies that destabilize binary universals.
This quantity may be important to students and researchers around the disciplines of the social sciences and arts, particularly gender experiences, women’s reports, feminism, study technique, schooling, sociology, political technology and public policy.
By Elvia Krajewski-Jaime