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- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Journalist Rene Denfeld explains why her generation has become alienated from the women's movement, maintaining that the actions of the movement's current leadership have actually encouraged a return to the kind of sexual repression and political powerlessness challenged by feminists in the 1970s. Here she offers a practial battle plan which includes... more...
- Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 12.95
Including the latest research on prostitution and pornography, this essay anthology shows how the sex industries harm those within them while undermining the possibilities for gender justice, human equality, and stable sexual relationships. From sex industries survivors to social activists and theorists such as Taylor Lee, Adriene Sere, and Kristen... more...
- ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
To ask the question whether gender is caused by biological destiny or simply by social conditioning is to forget the fact that to be and to become woman signifies the construction of a feminine civil identity, i.e., of a culture which corresponds to a specific body, to a specific geneology, to a way of loving and giving birth and to a way of desiring... more...
- ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
Feminists have long been suspicious of the promises of liberalism: individual freedom and equality before the law. However, modern feminism was constituted in relation to the abstract individualism that founds universal inclusion within liberalism. In the present context, feminism continues to operate within the paradoxical spaces produced by the contradictions,... more...
- Book Enclave 2008; US$ 45.00
The definition of 'French Feminism' relies on a small number of unrepresentative Texts by a small number of theorists, Karl Marx, the radical feminists of U.S., and the psychoanalysts, Jacques Lacan and Jacques Derrida were the major influence on "French Feminism.The present Anthology gives detailed notes on the Feminist Theories of Simon... more...
- Book Enclave 2007; US$ 45.00
The present book on The American Feminists is a collection of nine research papers and essays written at different times for literary journals and anthologies. Shulamith Firestone's The Dialctic of Sex: A case for Feminist Revolution become a major text in Second-wave feminism in the U.S. The Feminine Mystique depiceted the roles of women in industrial... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
A Woman's wisdom is one of the earth's greatest natural resources. With a perspective that only a certain number of years on earth can bring, the thirty-two women in Midlife Clarity show that midlife can be a release of our true self, a chance to be free of others' expectations, and a time to inventory our blessings. With personal anecdotes,... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 16.99
Abuses by international corporations, withdrawal of social services and implementation of regressive legislation continue to impoverish women and reduce the quality of their everyday lives: women have reason to be demoralized. Recognizing this challenging and difficult situation, this volume reviews women's successes at feminizing Canadian institutions.... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99
Early feminist author and advocate Charlotte Perkins Gilman is today best remembered for the haunting short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," which recounts the female protagonist's descent into madness. In addition to her prodigious body of fictional work, Gilman wrote a great deal of non-fiction, including scholarly and persuasive essays... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1988; US$ 38.99
Considered one of the original texts foretelling the black feminist movement, this collection of essays, first published in 1892, offers an unparalleled view into the thought of black women writers in nineteenth-century America. A leading black spokeswoman of her time, Anna Julia Cooper came of age during a conservative wave in the black community,... more...