Women Gender Studies


Bad Feminist
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
The Feminine Mystique
The Second Sex
A Room of One's Own
Men Explain Things to Me
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
How to Be a Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
The Subjection of Women
Judith Butler
If gender attributes and acts, the various ways in which a body shows or produces its cultural signification, are performative, then there is no preexisting identity by which an act or attribute might be measured; there would be no true or false, real or distorted acts of gender, and the postulation of a true gender identity would be revealed as a regulatory fiction.That gender reality is created through sustained social performances means that the very notions of an essential sex and a true or ...more
Judith Butler, Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity