A creative and critical extension of Foucault’s thought on sexuality into the race and gender hierarchies of colonialism.
This collection of essays by the feminist theorist looks at how texts construct social relations. Included is her famous work, “K Is Mentally Ill: The Anatomy of a Factual Account”.
This collection of essays by the science historian and feminist scholar traces her move from Marxist analysis to postmodern theory and “posthumanism.” Her influential essay, “A Cyborg Manifesto,” calls for feminists to move beyond essentialism and a call to nature.
An influential and groundbreaking study of the relationship between white privilege and gender relations.
This provocative article traces the roots of the sociological canon to the colonial project, which Connell argues came “at the price of narrowing sociology’s intellectual scope and concealing much of its history.” Essential reading for anyone interested in the creation of theoretical paradigms (or the shifting of them).
Collins investigates the intersection of sexuality, race, and gender and calls for a progressive gender politics in this powerful book.
Details the life and times of Okonkwo, a leader of the Igbo tribe of Nigeria. A famous piece of postcolonial literature from one of Africa’s most acclaimed novelists.
A fascinating look into the social and cultural origins of human consciousness from the perspective of evolutionary theory.
Simmel’s groundbreaking study of how the advent of money shapes individuality and the social order.
Social psychologist Schwartz discusses how choice overwhelms us and leaves us dissatisfied. A great contemporary expansion of Simmel’s ideas on the personal consequences associated with the proliferation of cultural options in modern societies.