Women Gender Studies

Bad Feminist
The Second Sex
A Room of One's Own
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
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
How to Be a Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
The Subjection of Women
Women, Race, and Class
The Feminine Mystique
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
What Happened
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