stephanie jones

A List of Feminist Books I Love…

In Uncategorized on January 21, 2015 at 10:57 am

Prompted by colleagues asking for recommendations of books to build a small library of feminist scholarship, I quickly jotted down this list of books. Surely some of my favorites are missing and I’ve missed some big ones – but nevertheless, this is a pretty great collection that could lead to many treasures in feminist thought, feminist pedagogy, feminist research, and many ways of thinking, being, doing feminisms.

“Teaching to Transgress” by bell hooks
“Feminist Theory from Margin to Center” by bell hooks
“Where We Stand: Class Matters” by bell hooks
(you can see that I am a bell hooks fan)
“Feminism is for Everybody” by bell hooks
“Borderlands/LaFrontera” by Gloria Anzaldua
“Space, Place, and Gender” by Doreen Massey
“Frogs and Snails and Feminist Tales: Preschool Children and Gender” by Bronwyn Davies
“Shards of Glass” by Bronwyn Davies
“Girls, Social Class, and Literacy” by me (Stephanie Jones)
“Writing and Teaching to Change the World” edited by Stephanie Jones
“School for Women” by Jane Miller
“Bitter Milk” by Madeleine Grumet
“Landscape for a Good Woman” by Carolyn Steedman
“Class Work: Mother’s Involvement in their Primary Children’s Schooling” by Diane Reay
“Growing Up Girl” by Valerie Walkerdine, Helen Lucey
“Schoolgirl Fictions” by Valerie Walkerdine
“Counting Girls Out” by Valerie Walkerdine
“Mastery of Reason” by Valerie Walkerdine
(I’m also a big fan of Valerie Walkerdine)
“Schoolsmart and Motherwise” by Wendy Luttrell
“Pregnant Bodies, Fertile Minds” by Wendy Luttrell
“Multicultural Girlhood” by Mary Thomas
“The Everyday World as Problematic” by Dorothy Smith
“Seductions” by Jane Miller
“Black Feminist Thought” by Patricia Hill-Collins
“Bodies that Matter: On The Discursive Limits of Sex” by Judith Butler
“Undoing Gender” by Judith Butler
“Childhood and Postcolonization” by Cannella and Viruru
“Vibrant Matter” by Jane Bennett
“When Species Meet” by Donna Haraway
“Meeting the Universe Halfway” Karen Barad
“Ordinary Affects” Kathleen Stewart
“Women Teaching for Change” by Kathleen Weiler
“20 Years at Hull House” by Jane Addams
“Formations of Class and Gender” by Beverly Skeggs
“Reproducing Gender” Madeleine Arnot
“Working the Ruins” Elizabeth St. Pierre
“Troubling Education” Kevin Kumashiro
“Sister Outsider” by Audre Lorde
“The Bridge Called my Back” by Cherrie Moraga
“Women, Race, and Class” by Angela Davis

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