Reading List

Feminist Theory

  • Marilyn Frye, A Note on Anger
  • Margaret Little, Abortion intimacy and the duty to gestate
  • Louise M. Antony, Natures and Norms.
  • Marilyn Frye, Oppression
  • Sexism. Elizabeth Barnes, The metaphysics of Gender
  • Alison Bailey, Privilege.
  • Ann E. Cudd, Oppression by Choice.
  • Shulamith Firestone, The dialectic of Sex
  • Shulamith Firestone, The Ultimate Revolution: Demands and Speculations.
  • Anne Koedt, The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm
  • Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique
    • The problem that had no name
    • The happy housewife heroine
  • Sandra Bartky, Foucault, Femininity and The Modernization of Patriarchal Power
  • Audre Lorde, The Uses of the erotic: The Erotic as Power
  • Audre Lorde, The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House
  • Kimberle Crenshaw, Mapping the Margins
  • Adrienne Rich, Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence
  • Cathy Cohen, Punks, Bulldaggers and Welfare Queens
  • Sandra Bartky, Feeding Egos, Trending Wounds
  • Andrea Dworkin, Pornography Happens to Women
  • Rebecca Solnit, Men Explain Things to Me.
  • Lois Gould, X: A Fabulous Child’s Story.
  • Andi Zeisler, Empowering Down
  • Andi Zeisler, The End of Feel Good Feminism
  • JoAnn Wypijewski, Primitive Heterosexuality: From Steubenville to the Marriage Alter.



  • Crenshaw, Intersectionality and Identity Politics: Learning from Violence against women of color
  • Audre Lorde, The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House
  • Jennifer Nash, Intersectionality and it’s Discontents

关于Social Construction和Biological Determinism:

  • In Haney-Lopez, The Social Construction of Race
  • Lois Gould, X: A Fabulous Child’s Story


  • Catherine Lutz and Jane Collins, The Color of Sex: Postwar Photographic Histories of Race and Sex

关于Constructing the Body:

  • Anne Fausto-Sterling, How to build a man
  • Richard Juang, Transgendering the Politics of Recognition


  • Paris is Burning
  • Sabrina Strings and Long Bui, She is not acting, she is: the conflict between gender and racial realness on RuPaul’s Drag Race


  • Jane Kuenz, It’s a small world after all: Disney and the pleasures of identification
  • Jillian Hernandez, Miss, you look like a Bratz Doll: On Chonga girls and Sexual-Aesthetic excess


  • Meda Chesney-Lind and Michele Eliason, From Invisible to incorrigible: the demonization of marginalized women and girls

个人责任和the welfare state:

  • Premilla Nadasen, Expanding the boundaries of the women’s movement: black feminism and the struggle for welfare rights


  • Lila Abu-Lughud, Do Muslim women need saving?Anthropological reflections on cultural relativism and it’s others
  • Julietta Hua and Holly Nigorizawa, US srx trafficking, women’s human rights and the Politics of representation


  • Mimi Thi Nguyen, The Bipower of Beauty: Humanitarian imperialisms and global feminisms in an age of terror


  • Angela Davis, How gender structures the prison system
  • Joanne Archibald, Being in prison
  • Amnesty International: Women in prison: a fact sheet


  • Cathy Cohen, Punks, Bulldaggers, and welfare queens: the radical potential of queer Politics?
  • Lisa Cacho, You just don’t know how much he meant: deviancy, deathand devaluation

关于Reproductive justice:

  • Dorothy Roberts, The dark side of birth control, in killing the black Body:race, reproduction and the meaning of liberty
  • Toni Cade Bambara, the pill: genocide or liberation?
    Jael Silliman, et. al. “the political context for women of color organizing”
  • hood feminism
  • unapologetic