By Joane Nagel
By Joane Nagel
By Judith C. Brown,Robert C. Davis
By Cressida J. Heyes,Dr Jones Meredith,Cressida J, Ms Heyes
Practices of plastic surgery have grown exponentially lately in either over-developed and constructing worlds. What contains plastic surgery has additionally replaced, with a plethora of latest techniques and a unprecedented upward thrust of non-surgical operations. because the practices of plastic surgery have improved and assorted, so have feminist methods to figuring out them. For the 1st time major feminist students together with Susan Bordo, Kathy Davis, Vivian Sobchack and Kathryn Pauly Morgan, were introduced jointly during this entire quantity to bare the complexity of feminist engagements with the phenomenon that also is still greatly extra well known between ladies. delivering a variety of theoretical, methodological and political techniques plastic surgery: A Feminist Primer provides not just the newest, state of the art examine during this box yet a tough and new angle to the problem that might be of key curiosity to researchers around the social sciences and humanities.
By Sharon Jacob
By Marita Kampshoff,Claudia (Eds.) Wiepcke,Claudia Wiepcke
By Bouyo Kwin Jim Narem,Aristide Yemmafouo
By Judith Giesberg
Black and white working-class girls controlled farms that were left with no male head of family, labored in munitions factories, made uniforms, and found and cared for injured or useless infantrymen. As they grew to become extra energetic of their new roles, they grew to become noticeable as political actors, writing letters, signing petitions, relocating (or refusing to maneuver) from their houses, and confronting civilian and armed forces officers.
At the guts of the ebook are tales of ladies who fought the draft in manhattan and Pennsylvania, protested segregated streetcars in San Francisco and Philadelphia, and demanded a dwelling salary within the needle trades and more secure stipulations on the Federal arsenals the place they worked. Giesberg demanding situations readers to consider ladies and kids who have been stuck up within the army clash yet still refused to turn into its collateral harm. She bargains a dramatic reinterpretation of ways America's Civil struggle reshaped the lived adventure of race and gender and taken rapid and lasting adjustments to working-class kin life.
By Robert Leslie Fisher
By Marie Sandell
By Murray Pomerance
Contributors reflect on strange humors in numerous filmic settings, from the chilling unheard laughter of silent cinema to the ribald and mortal laughter within the paintings of Orson Welles; the vagaries and nuances of laughter in movie noir to the eccentric laughter of technology fiction. Essays additionally examine laughter in lots of various purposes, from the sophisticated, underlying wit of the mystery do not glance Now to the deeply provocative humor of experimental movie and the unpredictable, shadowy, insightful, and gorgeous laughter in such movies as Black Swan, Henry idiot, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Kiss of demise, The darkish Knight, and A.I. synthetic Intelligence.
The accessibly written, detailed essays within the final snort carry a brand new knowing to the fragile stability, unsettled tensions, and fragility of human affairs depicted through unusual humor in movie. For students of movie and readers who love cinema, those essays might be wealthy and playful inspiration.