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  • Girldriveby Nona Willis Aronowitz; Emma Bee Bernstein

    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...

  • British Pronoun Use, Prescription, and Processingby Laura Paterson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This study considers the use of they and he for generic reference in post-2000 written British English. The analysis is framed by a consideration of language-internal factors, such as syntactic agreement, and language-external factors, which include traditional grammatical prescriptivism and the language reforms resulting from second-wave feminism.... more...

  • Fortunes of Feminismby Nancy Fraser

    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... more...

  • The Man-Made Worldby Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    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...

  • Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy: Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practiceby Lisa K. Taylor; Jasmin Zine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women?s lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward Said?s thesis that these cultural forms reflect and participate in the power plays of empire, this volume examines the popular and widespread... more...

  • The Second Sexby Simone De Beauvoir

    Random House 2014; US$ 21.19

    'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman' First published in Paris in 1949, The Second Sex by Simone de Beavoir was a groundbreaking, risqué book that became a runaway success. Selling 20,000 copies in its first week, the book earned its author both notoriety and admiration. Since then, The Second Sex has been translated... more...

  • Feindbild Mutterglückby Antje Schmelcher

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 15.11

    Wer Kanzlerin Merkel kränken will, nennt sie ,,Mutti". Kein Zweifel: An Müttern scheiden sich die Geister. Ganz besonders an der ,,Mutter an Heim und Herd" (Peer Steinbrück) oder an der ,,Sklavin" (Alice Schwarzer). Ständig werden Mütter bewertet: Sie sind entweder zu jung oder zu alt, zu ehrgeizig oder asozial, haben zu viele oder zu... more...

  • Briefe aus der Ferneby Frigga Haug

    Argument Verlag 2013; US$ 17.27

    Ein weltweites Projekt Mit dem Anliegen, eingreifende feministische Politik zu entwerfen, wandte sich Frigga Haug an Frauen in aller Welt. Ihr Aufruf erhielt ein starkes Echo und aktivierte politische Energie rund um den Globus: 49 Feministinnen aus 13 Ländern auf 6 Kontinenten meldeten sich zu Wort. ... more...

  • Das weiblich Göttliche - göttlich Weiblicheby Heidrun Liussi

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 14.04

    Das Interesse an den zahlreichen steinzeitlichen Frauenstatuetten und die Auseinandersetzung mit der Darstellung des weiblichen Körpers und seiner Symbolik, die auf eine kultische Verehrung des Weiblichen hinweisen, führt zu den Konzepten der Geschlechterdifferenz und des Differenzfeminismus. Die Bezeichnung "Göttin" für diese Frauenfiguren führt zu... more...

  • Wonder Womanby Virginia Haussegger

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 24.50

    A book for women about how the conscious and unconscious choices we make in our ambitious and focused 20s and 30s around the big issues of career, love and sex ultimately shape and define us. more...