Women's Studies/Sexuality

Begum Khaleda Zia: Portrait of a People’s Leader

Author: 

Khan, Q. M. Jalal, Professor of English (ret.) and Political Writer; K. M. A. Malik, Professor of Chemistry (ret.) and Political Writer

This book is about Bangladesh’s first female prime minister, Begum Khaleda Zia, who served three terms in office and achieved enormous popularity. Her charisma inexorably emanates from her sense of dignity, integrity, uncompromising principles, and commitment to freedom, independence, and sovereignty of Bangladesh--a new and small country bordering the larger India, which is always up to its hegemonic designs. Begum Zia (and her husband, President Ziaur Rahman) were able to keep foreign conspiracies at bay.

Market: 
Political Science, Asia, Asian Studies, South Asia, Bangladesh, Begum Khaleda Zia, Ziaur Rahman, Ershad, Hasina, Democracy, Resistance, Gender, Women’s Studies
Release Date: 
November 15, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531046 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
260
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
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Revisiting Eco-Literature: A Critical Study of Global Issues and Challenges

Author: 

D'Cunha, Sr. Candy, Ken Saldhana, Editors

Credentials: 

Associate Professor of English, Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (India)
Author of Keys of Life and Ecosophical Vision and Self-Realization in Margaret Atwood’s Prose

The study of literature and the environment evokes and promotes this highly original eco-critical collection and its contributions to evaluating the preservation of nature and human attachment and to situate it at a local, communitarian, or bio-regional level. Revisiting eco-literature can aid our exploration of numerous global issues and challenges through a literary rendition of the natural world in poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Reflecting on different works will prompt the readers to intensify their search for viable and effective choices and healthy alternatives in a confusing world.

Market: 
Environmental Studies, Ecology, Intercultural Studies, Ethics, Literature, Anthropology, Humanism, Geography, Globalization, Transnational Studies, Conservation, Developing World, Ecofeminism, Literature and Nature, Naturalism
Release Date: 
October 15, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680539387 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
110
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

Real Housewives of Diplomacy: A Psychological Study (Paperback)

Author: 

Nasr, Nicole

Credentials: 

DPsych, University of London

Book CoverThis highly original new book addresses the mobility of diplomats, an important facet of migration flows in the modern world. Diplomatic mobility has had a profound effect on family arrangements, working lives, and future plans. But despite being one of the earliest forms of expatriation, very little is known about the experiences of wives of diplomats who decided to embark on this journey alongside their husbands.

Market: 
Psychology, International Relations, Diplomacy, Marriage, Professionalism, Migration Studies, Identity, Cosmopolitanism, Counseling
Release Date: 
July 1, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531527 Paperback
Price: 
$29.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
209
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

Predicting Gender Violence in India: A Counterintuitive Theoretical Approach (St. James’s Studies in World Affairs)

Author: 

Vasudevan, Shritha K., University of Florida

In this provocative new book, Shritha Vasudevan argues that feminist international relations (IR) theory has inadvertently resulted in a biased worldview, the very opposite of what feminist IR set out to try to rectify. This book contests theoretical presumptions of Western feminist IR and attempts to reformulate it in contexts of non-Western cultures. Vasudevan deftly utilizes the theoretical constructs of IR to explore the ramifications for India.

Market: 
International Relations, Political Science, Asian Studies, Women’s Studies, International Relations Theory, India, Gender-Based Violence, International Law, Subaltern Studies, Identity Politics
Release Date: 
May 1, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680530926 Hardcover
Price: 
$159.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
334
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

The Woman in Me: Willem de Kooning, Woman I-VI

Author: 

Clark, Marlene: Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, City College of New York, CUNY

Willem de Kooning’s six numbered Woman paintings have incited a maelstrom of critical controversy. At their debut in 1953, the critics were incensed by the ugliness of the images themselves and by the inclusion of vestiges of the figure in abstraction. Consequently, they questioned de Kooning’s attitude toward women and commitment to the Abstract Expressionist project.

Market: 
Art, American Art, Cultural History, Twentieth-Century Art, LGBTQ Studies, Painting, American Painting Abstract Impressionism, Willem de Kooning, Gender Identity
Release Date: 
April 1, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531008 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
310
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

How AIDS Activists Challenged America and Saved the FDA from Itself

Author: 

Driscoll, James, Ph.D., Shakespeare Scholar and AIDS Activist

In this extraordinary history, James Driscoll reveals the untold story of how AIDS activists, by thwarting bureaucratic plans imposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), both saved HIV patients and rescued the FDA itself from a self-inflicted public health catastrophe.

Market: 
American Studies, LGBT Studies, Public Health, AIDS, Activism, AIDS Activism, 20th Century America, Food and Drug Administration, Federal Regulation, Drug Trials, Pharmaceuticals, Medicine
Release Date: 
April 1, 2020 Hardcover; February 15, 2021 Paperback
ISBN: 
978-1680531404 Hardcover; 978-1680531428 Paperback
Price: 
$139.95 Hardcover; $29.95 Paperback
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
310
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

Being and Symptom: The Intersection of Sociology, Lacanian Psychoanalysis, and Continental Philosophy

Author: 

Öğüt, Suheyb; Founder and Director, Bosphorus Center for Global Affairs

In this daring new study, the renowned Turkish sociologist and public intellectual Suheyb Öğüt seeks a new explanation of political sovereignty demystified from traditional descriptions of the political process.

Market: 
Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sexuality, Psychoanalysis, Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Ontology, Metaphysics, Hobbes, Foucault, Lacan, Kant, Heidegger, Derrida, Žižek
Release Date: 
June 8, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680539974 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
220
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

Ecosophical Vision and Self-Realization in Margaret Atwood’s Prose

Author: 

D'Cunha, Sr. Candy, Associate Professor of English, Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (India)

Credentials: 

Author of Keys of Life; Editor of English Language and Literature in the Era of Globalization

Margaret Atwood is arguably the most renowned and internationally acclaimed Canadian writer, poet, novelist, short story writer, literary critic, and environmental activist. In this incisive interpretation of Atwood’s prose, Candy D’Cunha argues that the novelist’s ecosophical vision provides valuable lessons that could help in creating a greater and more responsible awareness in the modern psyche about the environment.

Market: 
Literature, American Literature, Canadian Literature, World Literature, Intercultural Studies, Transnational American Studies, Ecology, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Developing World, India, Ecofeminism, Literature and Nature, Naturalism
Release Date: 
September 1, 2019
ISBN: 
978-1680531824 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
194
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

Real Housewives of Diplomacy: A Psychological Study

Author: 

Nasr, Nicole

Credentials: 

DPsych, University of London

Book CoverThis highly original new book addresses the mobility of diplomats, an important facet of migration flows in the modern world. Diplomatic mobility has had a profound effect on family arrangements, working lives, and future plans. But despite being one of the earliest forms of expatriation, very little is known about the experiences of wives of diplomats who decided to embark on this journey alongside their husbands.

Market: 
Psychology, International Relations, Diplomacy, Marriage, Professionalism, Migration Studies, Identity, Cosmopolitanism, Counseling
Release Date: 
July 1, 2019
ISBN: 
978-1680534894: Hardcover
Price: 
$109.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
194
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

ISIS’s Use of Sexual Violence in Iraq (St. James's Studies in World Affairs) (paperback)

Author: 

Ghandour, Christel, University of Leiden

ISIS’s Use of Sexual Violence in Iraq explores how and why the Islamic State organized and used sexual violence against Yezidi women in Iraq. Sexual violence in conflict is one the most devastating types of attack waged against non-combatants. It separates families, displaces communities, and perpetuates on-going social and psychological conflicts long after surviving victims are freed. It is a highly effective weapon that degrades and humiliates people when they are most vulnerable.

Market: 
Middle East Studies, Women's Studies, War Studies, Political Science, Public Policy, Human Rights, Iraq, ISIS, Modern Middle East, Civil War, Power Vacuums, Evolution Theory, Feminist Theory, Strategic Rape Concept, Violence, Criminal Justice, Terrorism, International Law, Trauma Studies, Victim Studies, Rape Culture
Release Date: 
March 15, 2019
ISBN: 
Paperback: 978-1680534948
Price: 
$29.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
129
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036
academicapress.editorial@gmail.com

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