“IP laws sit at the crux of several debates raging right now: concerns regarding women in the literary arts, for example, and the wage gap. The paucity of strong female roles in TV and film. Gender bias in post-recession job hiring. The skimpy costumes of female characters in comic books. The global economic condition of women. … [And] there is no body of legislation more vital to the spread of capital worldwide than intellectual property rights laws.” —Degendering Value (September 2013).