Books

A selection of recent publications by faculty in the Department of Women and Gender Studies:

Jacobs

The Holocaust Across Generations: Trauma and its Inheritance Among Descendants of Survivors

Over the last two decades, the cross-generational transmission of trauma has become an important area of research within both Holocaust studies and the more broad study of genocide. The overall findings of the research suggestRead more »
Wyrod

AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood

AIDS has been a devastating plague in much of sub-Saharan Africa, yet the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging.Read more »
Misri

Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Communal violence, ethnonationalist insurgencies, terrorism, and state violence have marred the Indian natio- state since its inception. These phenomena frequently intersect with prevailing forms of gendered violence complicated by caste, religion, regional identity, and class within communities.Read more »
Buffington

A Sentimental Education for the Working Man: The Mexico City Penny Press, 1900-1910

Robert Buffington reconstructs the complex, shifting, and contradictory ideas about working-class masculinity in early twentieth-century Mexico City.Read more »
Montoya

From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Focusing on the case of the European Union and its efforts to establish women’s human rights, this study provides empirical and intersectional feminist analysis of the transnational processes that connect global, regional, and grassroots advocacy efforts.Read more »
jaggar

Gender and Global Justice

Issues of global justice have received increasing attention in academic philosophy in recent years but the gendered dimensions of these issues are often overlooked or treated as peripheral.Read more »