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- HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available
Based on a series of lectures delivered by author Virginia Woolf at women?s colleges, A Room of One?s Own is an essay that calls out for a broader representation of women writers in the literary world of Woolf?s time. Heralded as a call to action for women writers to carve out space both mentally and physically for their artistic endeavours, Woolf?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Drawing on more than fifty interviews in both the US and the Netherlands, Wendy Chapkis captures the wide-ranging experiences of women performing erotic labor and offers a complex, multi-faceted depiction of sex work. Her expansive analytic perspective encompasses both a serious examination of international prostitution policy as well as hands-on accounts... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 29.99
The contributors?all women of color?present their varied experiences regarding the conceptualizations of womanhood, beauty, and gender roles. What the Village Gave Me touches upon careers, relationships, ethnic identity, and cultural representation. This collection will help readres see how race, class, and ethnicity work to divide or unite women.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Geography is a subject which throughout its history has been dominated by men; men have undertaken the heroic explorations which form the mythology of its foundation, men have written most of its texts and, as many feminist geographers have remarked, men's interests have structured what counts as legitimate geographical knowledge. This book offers... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
The Book of Gladness (ca. 1380) contains one of the most powerful, original, and influential pro-feminine voices of the late Middle Ages. In a spirited riposte to the misogynist tradition, Le Fevre (with the help of Gladness, his lady-persona) boldly reinterprets the Bible while questioning ancient authorities in the light of "true" experience,... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
The nature of human security is changing globally: interstate conflict and even intrastate conflict may be diminishing worldwide, yet threats to individuals and communities persist. Large-scale violence by formal and informal armed forces intersects with interpersonal and domestic forms of violence in mutually reinforcing ways. Gender, Violence, and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99
This up-to-date text offers a clear and cogent introduction to women in development. Assessing the global structures and processes that impede or support the empowerment of women, Jana Everett and Sue Ellen M. Charlton argue that a feminist lens is essential to understanding contemporary gender roles. After a set of introductory chapters that conceptually... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00
This book contributes to the growing literature on the biopic genre by outlining and exploring the conventions of the postfeminist biopic. It does so by analyzing recent films about the lives of famous women including Sylvia Plath, Frida Kahlo, Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This engaging collection examines the implications and representations of race, class and gender in health care offering new approaches to women's health care. Subjects covered range from reproductive issues to AIDS. more...