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  • The Whole Womanby Germaine Greer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00

    Thirty years after the publication of The Female Eunuch , Germaine Greer is back with the sequel she vowed never to write. "A marvelous performance--. No feminist writer can match her for eloquence or energy; none makes [us] laugh the way she does."-- The Washington Post In this thoroughly engaging new book, the fervent, rollicking, straight-shooting... more...

  • Advancing Gender Research from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-first Centuriesby Marcia Texler Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 116.99

    Consists of essays that discuss and analyze the 19th Century writings of Harriet Martineau (British Author), considered to be early examples of sociology and gender studies. Continuing in the tradition established by the "Advances in Gender Research" seri more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophyby Eva Feder Kittay; Linda Mart?n Alcoff

    Wiley 2008; US$ 148.95 US$ 129.09

    The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy is a definitive introduction to the field, consisting of 15 newly-contributed essays that apply philosophical methods and approaches to feminist concerns. Offers a key view of the project of centering women’s experience. Includes topics such as feminism and pragmatism, lesbian philosophy,... more...

  • Women, Gender, and World Politics: Perspectives, Policies, and Prospectsby Peter Beckman

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 35.00

    Written as an introductory textbook for the study of world politics and the analysis of gender, this work is suitable for courses in International Relations, international political economy, women's studies, gender studies, and Feminist studies. The 14 authors who have collaborated on this publication are a diverse group of diplomats, scholars, and... more...

  • Making Feminist Sense of the Global Justice Movementby Catherine Eschle; Bice Maiguashca

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 37.99

    Challenging the neglect of feminism in accounts of the global justice movement, this book explores the origins, ideas, and practices of what Catherine Eschle and Bice Maiguashca term "feminist antiglobalization activism." Drawing on fieldwork undertaken at the World Social Forum, the authors argue that feminists constitute a distinct, if diverse,... more...

  • Women's Glasnost vs. Naglost: Stopping Russian Backlashby Tatyana Mamonova

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 31.95

    Yeltsin is certainly not the Sakharov of the Democratic Movement. Russian people sarcastically call his burning the Parliament an October Revolution of 1993. In Women's Glasnost vs. Naglost we finally hear the voices of the Russian women on what it means to be female and Russian in the tumultuous climate that is modern Russia. The founder of the... more...

  • The Material of Knowledgeby Susan Hekman

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 19.50

    Susan Hekman believes we are witnessing an intellectual sea change. The main features of this change are found in dichotomies between language and reality, discourse and materiality. Hekman proposes that it is possible to find a more intimate connection between these pairs, one that does not privilege... more...

  • Women's Movements in Asiaby Mina Roces; Louise Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    Women's Movements in Asia is a comprehensive study of women?s activism across Asia. With chapters written by leading international experts, it provides a full overview of the history of feminism, as well as the current context of the women?s movement in 12 countries: the Philippines, China, Indonesia, Japan, Burma, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia,... more...

  • Feminism and Women's Rights Worldwide [3 volumes]by Michele Paludi

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 170.00

    Feminism and Women's Rights Worldwide is both a richly detailed history of the women's movement around the globe and a road map for the next stages in the ongoing fight for gender equality. In this landmark three-volume set, a remarkable team of contributors draws on a wealth of contemporary research to discuss pivotal events, issues, and controversies... more...

  • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjectsby Mary Wollstonecraft 2010; US$ 3.99

    A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft responds to the educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who wanted to deny women an education.... more...