What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About #MeToo

Essays on Sex, Authority and the Mess of Life By JoAnn Wypijewski >>>https://www.versobooks.com/books/3178-what-we-don-t-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-metoo Description:  What if we took sex out of the box marked “special,” the contents of which are either the worst or best thing a person can experience, and considered it within the complexity of human life in general? In this extraordinary book, andContinue reading “What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About #MeToo”

Stranger Danger: Family Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State

By Paul M. Renfro Order from the publisher, Oxford University Press >>>https://global.oup.com/academic/product/stranger-danger-9780190913984?cc=us&lang=en& Description:  Beginning with Etan Patz’s disappearance in Manhattan in 1979, a spate of high-profile cases of missing and murdered children stoked anxieties about the threats of child kidnapping and exploitation. Publicized through an emerging twenty-four-hour news cycle, these cases supplied evidence of what someContinue reading “Stranger Danger: Family Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State”