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- 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...
- Seal Press 2009; US$ 19.95
What do young women care about? What are their hopes, worries, and ambitions? Have they heard of feminism, and do they relate to it? These are just a few of the questions journalist Nona Willis Aronowitz and photographer Emma Bee Bernstein set out to answer in Girldrive. In October 2007, Aronowitz and Bernstein took a cross-country road trip to... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 199.00
The goal of Handbook of International Perspectives on Feminism is to present the histories, status, and contours of feminist research and practice in their respective regional and/or national contexts. The editors have invited researchers who are doing this work to present their perspectives on women, culture, and rights with the objective to illuminate... more...
- NYU Press 1994; US$ 89.00
Though all women are women, no woman is only a woman, wrote Elizabeth Spelman in The Inessential Woman . Gone are the days when feminism translated simply into the advocacy of equality for women. Women's interests are not always aligned; race, class, and sexuality complicate the equation. In recent years, feminist ideologies have become increasingly... more...
- Marion Boyars 1983; US$ 17.49
'The break with the past, which has been described by others as the transition to a capitalist mode of production, I describe here as the transition from the aegis of gender to the regime of sex.' Ivan Illich insists that we survey attitudes to male and female in both industrial society and its antecedents in order to recover a lost 'art of living'.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
In the year 2000, girl culture was clearly ascendant. From Lilith Fair to Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the WNBA, it seemed that female pride was the order of the day. Yet feminism was also at a crossroads; ?girl power? feminists were obsessed with personal empowerment at the expense of politics, while political institutions such as Ms. and NOW had... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 4.99
Are you #ShoutingBack? After experiencing a series of escalating sexist incidents, Laura Bates, an award-winning journalist, started a project called 'everyday sexism' to raise the profile of these previously untold stories. Astounded by the response she received and the wide range of stories that came pouring in from all over the world, she quickly... more...
- Verso Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Nancy Fraser?s major new book traces the feminist movement?s evolution since the 1970s and anticipates a new?radical and egalitarian?phase of feminist thought and action. During the ferment of the New Left, ?Second Wave? feminism emerged as a struggle for women?s liberation and took its place alongside other radical movements that were questioning... more...
- Echtzeit Verlag 2013; US$ 18.99
Dieses Buch ist für Frauen, die es selbstverständlich finden, dass Hausarbeit geteilt wird, dass Frauen auch promisk leben dürfen, dass sie Führungspositionen einnehmen, dass sich Mutterschaft verbinden lassen muss mit Arbeit, dass Heiraten nicht das höchste Ziel im Leben ist, dass die Frau auch mal den Mann einlädt im Restaurant. Und die völlig baff... more...