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  • Girl Powerby Hillary Carlip

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    Carlip illuminates the worries, hopes, dreams and experiences of girls ages 13 to 19, through their stories, poems, letters and notes. Their voices come from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives--cowgals, lesbians, teen mothers, sorority sisters and girls in gangs--and reveal the depth, vulnerability, wisdom and power of the writers. more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 143.95

    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, feminist... more...

  • In Search of the Lost Feminineby Craig S. Barnes

    Fulcrum Publishing 2006; US$ 21.95

    Here, for the first time, an author weaves together threads that explain the mysterious disappearance of ancient cultures in which women and the environment were at the center, a loss that has dramatically influenced 3,500 years of Western history. The ancient world had not only treated women with respect but had been more resistant to war, more... more...

  • Contemporary Portraits of Japanese Womenby Yukiko Tanaka

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 31.95

    As Japan shifted from an agricultural country before 1950 to an industrialized nation in less time than any other developed country, women felt the pressure of the shift. Husbands worked longer hours, leaving all the household chores and child rearing to their wives while fulfilling their responsibilites as corporate soldiers. The economy was fueled... 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$ 28.99

    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...

  • Feminism and Women's Rights Worldwideby Michele Paludi

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 170.00

    "?a simple-to-use, well-organized, comprehensive resource for high schoolers and above. The writing style is clear, and the personal accounts from women across generations add interest. The volumes are chock-full of engaging data gathered from documented studies, and the chapters challenge readers to think critically and urge self-reflection. A necessary... 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...