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  • The Cost of Being Femaleby Margery Elfin; Sue Headlee

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 35.00

    The Cost of Being Female is 30 cents, say the authors of this new book on discrimination against women. They demonstrate their thesis by constructing an index that documents the costs of discrimination against women in five aspects of life: economic, political, social, education, and health. The index compares the costs for American women with those... more...

  • Women's Glasnost vs. Naglostby 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Written by leading international experts, this book provides an overview of the history and current context of feminism in 12 Asian countries. This breadth of coverage, together with suggestions for further study, and an integrated cross-national timeline makes Women's Movements in Asia ideal for use on courses looking at women and feminism in Asia.... more...

  • Herlandby Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society composed entirely of white European women who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination. It first appeared as a serial in Perkins' monthly... more...

  • The Man-Made Worldby Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • The Yellow Wallpaperby Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    "The Yellow Wallpaper" is a 6,000-word short story by American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward women's physical and mental health.— Excerpted from Wikipedia,... more...

  • What Diantha Didby Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Works of Charlotte Perkins Gilmanby Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an... more...