Monthly Archives: August 2015

Schippers, M. 2002. Rockin’ Out of the Box: Gender Maneuvering In Alternative Hard Rock.

Schippers, Mimi. 2002. Rockin’ Out of the Box: Gender Maneuvering in Alternative Hard Rock. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Preface – FINALLY describes the main difference between West and Zimmerman and Butler’s ideas of gender performativity! West and Zimmerman focus on the individual interactive requirement to “do” gender and thus, produce inequality and domination; […]

Marsh, C. 2015. “Osheaga’s Headdress Ban Shows Festivals Zero Tolerance for Cultural Appropriation.”

Marsh, Calum. 2015. “Osheaga’s Headdress Ban Shows Festival’s Zero Tolerance for Cultural Appropriation.” The Guardian (July 17). http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/jul/17/osheaga-music-festival-headdress-cultural-appropriation Included in the FAQ of banned items at Osheaga Festival was First Nations headdresses, with the consequence of confiscation or barring from the festival until it can be removed. This is aligned with a sweeping trend of […]

Yeganegy, R. 2014. “Summer Music Festivals.”

Yeganegy, Roxanne. 2014. “Summer Music Festivals: From 60s Counterculture to Big Business.” Epoch Times (July 24). Many mistakenly believe that British music festivals are offspring of the politically-based 60s festivals, however, increasing ticket prices, booking fees, corporate sponsorship, and suppression of “free” festivals (per Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994) reinforce the notion that […]

Philpott, A. and K. Ferris. 2013. “Could Watching Porn Increase Our Expectations of (Safe) Pleasure?”

Philpott, Anne and Krissey Ferris. 2013. “Could Watching Porn Increase Our Expectations of (Safe) Pleasure? An Exploration of Some Promising Harm-Reduction Processes.” In Women, Sexuality, and the Political Power of Pleasure. Edited by Susie Jolly, Andrea Cornwall, and Kate Hawkins. New York: Zed Books. Pp. 200-228. While porn can be exploitative and focus in on […]

He, X. 2013. “Building a Movement for Sexual Rights and Pleasure.”

He, Xiaopei. 2013. “Building a Movement for Sexual Rights and Pleasure.” In Women, Sexuality, and the Political Power of Pleasure. Edited by Susie Jolly, Andrea Cornwall, and Kate Hawkins. New York: Zed Books. Pp. 93-110. […] many people are abused and denied their sexual rights because they diverge from gender and sexuality norms. Gender and […]

Sharma, J. 2013. “Challenging the Pleasure versus Danger Binary”.

Sharma, Jaya. 2013. “Challenging the Pleasure versus Danger Binary: Reflections on Sexuality Workshops with Rural Women’s Rights Activists in North India.” In Women, Sexuality, and the Political Power of Pleasure. Edited by Susie Jolly, Andrea Cornwall, and Kate Hawkins. New York: Zed Books. Pp. 42-57. Many development and women’s movements focus on sexual harassment and […]

Barake-Yusuf, B. 2013. “Thinking about Pleasure: Danger, Sexuality, and Agency.”

Bakare-Yusuf, Bibi. 2013. “Thinking about Pleasure: Danger, Sexuality, and Agency.” In Women, Sexuality, and the Political Power of Pleasure. Edited by Susie Jolly, Andrea Cornwall, and Kate Hawkins. New York: Zed Books. Pp. 28-41. Dominant narratives about women’s sexuality (particularly African women’s sexuality) are occupied with danger – population boom, mutilation, rape, disease, infant/maternal mortality. […]