Reconstruction 13.2, Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

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Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Announcing Reconstruction 13.2
Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Edited by Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel


Performing Race, Class and Gender: The Tangled History of Drag, by Bruce Drushel

Prisms and Refractions: Portrayals of Domestic Laborers in Ann Petry's The Street and Alice Childress' Like One of the Family: Conversations From a Domestic's Life, by Claudia May

Coffee 'Tied With a Pink Ribbon': Transgender Phenomena and Transnational Feminisms in Twenty-First Century Ethical Consumer Movements, by Evangeline Heiliger

(Re) Producing Gendered Knowledges: How Institutional Ecologies and 'Supple' Objects Influenced Academic Understandings of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the U.S., by Christine Wood

Pushed to the Margins: The Advocate, Women, and Sexism in the Gay Press, by Christianne Gadd
Braves on the Warpath! Fight for old Dixie!: The R*dskins and Racialized Masculinities, by C. Richard King

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