The “Feminist Critique” Journal Invites Book Reviews for the Special Issue

The “Feminist Critique” Journal invites book reviews for the special issue dedicated to the Eastern European Feminist Conference “Gender Struggle in Eastern Europe” (Kaunas, 2019). Decolonial approach and feminist critique of neoliberalism are two main threads of this special issue. We are particularly interested in reviews of the books listed below. However, reviews of other publications related to the thematical focus of the special issue are also welcomed. In this case, please, discuss your interest with us before writing a review. An e-copy of books from the list could be provided upon request. Please send your requests and completed reviews to

The length of the review should not exceed 1,000 words; for more details, please see the guideline for authors. The authors of reviews written in Ukrainian or Russian that are submitted before March 31, 2021, and accepted for publication will receive a small honorarium.


Батлер, Джудіт. 2016. Фрейми війни. Чиї життя оплакують? Переклад Юстини Кравчук. Київ: Медуза.

Белорусова Лиза, Маня, Маша, ред. 2018. NAM EST 4TO SKAZAT: Сборник историй ЛГБТ мигрант_ок из постсоветского пространства. Берлин.

Козлов Дмитрий, Талавер Александра, ред. 2020. Феминистский самиздат: 40 лет спустя. Москва: Common place.

Atanasoski, Neda, and Kalindi Vora. 2018. Postsocialist Politics and the Ends of Revolution. Special issue of Social Identities, Volume 24, Issue 2.

Bakshi, Sandeep, Suhraiya Jivraj, and Silvia Posocco, eds. 2016. Decolonizing Sexualities: Transnational Perspectives, Critical Interventions. Oxford: Counterpress.

Béres-Deák, Rita. 2019. Queer Families in Hungary: Same-Sex Couples, Families of Origin, and Kinship. Springer International Publishing.

Bernal, Victoria and Inderpal Grewal, eds. 2014. Theorizing NGOs: States, Feminisms, and Neoliberalism. Durham and London: Duke University Press.

INCITE! 2017. The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex. Reprint edition. Durham: Duke University Press Books.

Koobak, Redi, Madina Tlostanova, and Suruchi Thapar-Björkert, eds. 2021. Postcolonial and Postsocialist Dialogues: Intersections, Opacities, Challenges in Feminist Theorizing and Practice. New York: Routledge. (in press)

Kováts, Eszter, ed. 2016. Solidarity in Struggle – Feminist Perspectives on Neoliberalism in East-Central Europe. Budapest: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Kováts, Eszter, ed. 2017. The Future of the European Union. Feminist Perspectives from East-Central Europe. Budapest: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Kulawik, Teresa and Zhanna Kravchenko, eds. 2020. Borderlands in European Gender Studies: Beyond the East-West Frontier. New York: Routledge.

Mizielinska, Joanna, and Robert Kulpa, eds. 2011. De-Centering Western Sexualities: Central and Eastern European Perspectives. Ashgate.

Norocel, Ov Cristian, Anders Hellström, and Martin Bak Jørgensen, eds. 2020. Nostalgia and Hope: Intersections between Politics of Culture, Welfare, and Migration in Europe. Amsterdam: Springer International Publishing.

Rédai, Dorottya. 2019. Exploring Sexuality in Schools: The Intersectional Reproduction of Inequality. Springer International Publishing.

Spade, Dean. 2020. Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next). Verso.

Tuana, Nancy, and Emma Velez, eds. 2020. Toward Decolonial Feminisms, special issue of Critical Philosophy of Race, Special Issue. Volume 8, Numbers 1-2 Project MUSE, Penn State University Press.


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