Category: Women’s Studies

“Real” Bodies in Body-Positive Fashion Campaigns

“Real” Bodies in Body-Positive Fashion Campaigns

—Amanda M. Czerniawski
An estimated 67 percent of American women are considered plus size, but plus-size bodies only appear in 2 percent of media imagery, but, with every new body-positive campaign, we get a step closer to revealing real bodies in media.

Pregnancy and Power: An Excerpt

Pregnancy and Power: An Excerpt

In an excerpt from the revised edition of Pregnancy and Power, Rickie Solinger explores the development of birth control after World War II and its effects on gender roles.

Women Writers Reading List

Women Writers Reading List

NYU Press is proud to publish thoughtful and insightful women writers. We’re making it easier than ever to read more women writers and women’s studies books this month (and all… READ MORE