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Women & Language

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  • Women’s Studies International

Volume 45, Issue 2
Fall 2022



Discursive Constructions of Women’s Sexuality in College Hookup Culture
Carrie Anne Platt and Jillene A. Krause

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.014

The Benediction of My Body: Reconciling Feminism and Christianity Through Autoethnography
Sydney Elaine Brammer  

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.015

Women’s Hearts, Men’s Rights: Reinforcing Patriarchy in Heart Disease Online
Hayley T. Markovich

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.016

Enacting Rage and Navigating Tensions: U.S. Mothers’ Perceptions of the Term Mom Rage
China C. Billotte Verhoff and Angela M. Hosek 

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.017

Book Reviews


Militarized Maternity: Experiencing Pregnancy in the U.S. Armed Forces by Megan D. McFarlane
Catherine Van Halsema

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.018


Electing Madam Vice President: When Women Run Women Win by Nichola Gutgold
Calvin R. Coker

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.019


A Women’s History of the Beatles by Christine Feldman-Barrett Susan J. Behrens Branding Black Womanhood: Media Citizenship from Black Power to Black Girl Magic by Timeka N. Tounsel 
Linda G. Kean

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.020


Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son by Richie Jackson 
Rico Self 

doi: 10.34036/WL.2022.021

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Women & Language embraces the scholarly freedoms of a computer-mediated and digitally-enabled world by publishing scholarly and creative work that may not be possible to disseminate through traditional print journals.
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Transcending the Acronym

edited by Leland G. Spencer

Volume 41, Issue 1 - Fall 2018

Nasty (Wo)manifestos

Volume 40, Issue 2 - Spring 2018

edited by Bernardo A. Attias and Jeanine M. Mingé

On First Lady Michelle Obama

edited by Cerise L. Glenn, Siobhan E.

Smith-Jones, and Karla D. Scott

Volume 40, Issue 1 - Winter 2017/2018

Health, Gender, Sexuality, and Sex

edited by Deborah Ballard-Reisch and

Kimberly Kline

Volume 39, Issue 1 - Fall 2016

Engaged Scholarship

edited by Jimmie Manning and Renée Houston

Volume 38, Issue 1 - Spring 2015

The Value of the “Bad Feminist”

edited by Patty Sotirin

Volume 36, Issue 2 - Fall 2013

Mic Checking the Patriarchy

edited by Mary Vavrus

Volume 35, Issue 1 - Spring 2012

On Humanitarian Crises

edited by Cynthia Weber

Volume 34, Issue 1 - 2011

War, Language, and Gender

edited by Anita Taylor and MJ Hardman

Volume 27, Issue 2 - Fall 2004


edited by Anita Taylor and Linda Perry

Volume 24, Issue 2 - Fall 2001

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