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  • Backlashby Susan Faludi

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.99

    Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women?s Rights ?Opting-out,? ?security moms,? ?desperate housewives,? ?the new baby fever??the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the same backlash messages that Susan Faludi brilliantly exposed in her 1991 bestselling book of revelations. Now, the book that reignited... more...

  • 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$ 138.95

    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...

  • Women, Gender, and World Politicsby Peter R. Beckman; Francine D'Amico

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 49.00

    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,... more...

  • 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...