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Feminism & Feminist Theory

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  • Foundations for a Feminist Restructuring of the Academic Disciplinesby Michele Paludi; Gertrude A Steuernagel; Ellen Cole; Esther D Rothblum

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    Here is a useful and illustrative guide for those interested in the impact of feminist scholarship on traditional academic disciplines. This important book explores the changes that have taken place in the academic world as a result of feminist approaches to scholarship, including issues of staffing, organization, administration, recruitment, student... more...

  • Men and Masculinities Around the Worldby Keith Pringle; Jeff Hearn; Elisabetta Ruspini; Bob Pease

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This collection, with contributions from scholars in seventeen countries, analyses the characteristics and potential of diverse educational and political initiatives towards progressive changes in gender relations. more...

  • Varieties of Feminismby Myra Ferree

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Varieties of Feminism investigates the development of German feminism by contrasting it with women's movements that arise in countries, like the United States, committed to liberalism. With both conservative Christian and social democratic principles framing the feminist discourses and movement goals, which in turn shape public policy gains, Germany... more...

  • Harvesting Feminist Knowledge for Public Policyby Diane Elson; Devaki Jain

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 49.95

    Harvesting Feminist Knowledge for Public Policy brings together 14 essays by feminist thinkers from different parts of the world, reflecting on the flaws in the current patterns of development and arguing for political, economic, and social changes to promote equality and sustainability. The essays are written in the context of the “triple crises”... more...

  • Body Parts on Planet Slumby Lisa Beljuli Brown

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This book focuses on the cultural and gender dimensions of informal survivalism. It provides a fascinating insight into women’s use of soap operas to reconfigure suffering, pleasure, sexuality and embodiment. more...

  • Is Academic Feminism Dead?by The Social Justice Group

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 27.00

    What role does theory play in academia today? How can feminist theory be made more relevant to the very real struggles undertaken by women of all professions, races, and sexual orientation? How can it be directed into more effective social activism, and how is theory itself a form of practice? Feminist theory and political activism need not?indeed... more...

  • Feminism and Antiracismby France Winddance Twine; Kathleen M. Blee

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 27.00

    A collection of international scholars and activists answer the questions how does gender and region/nation play a defining role in how feminists engage in anti-racist practices? How has the restructuring in the world economy affected anti-racist organizing? How do Third World Feminists counter the perception that feminism is a "Western" ideology... more...

  • Telling Women's Livesby Judy Long

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 27.00

    For centuries, the "great man" format and masculine discourse of biography and autobiography have eclipsed women. If we accept this history, we remain ignorant of "Lady Sarashina," a Japanese woman of the Han period, whose book survives from the 11th century. We overlook Margaret Cavendish and Dame Julian, two early English autobiographers. And we... more...

  • Fight Like a Girlby Megan Seely

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 25.00

    View the Author's website! Seely, the youngest elected president of California's chapter of the National Organization for Women, combines her own story of third-wave feminism with an overview of the feminist movement and words to guide others. Third-wave feminists are aware of both the victories won by earlier feminists and the problems of class,... more...

  • Women and Community in Omanby Christine Eickelman

    NYU Press 1984; US$ 27.00

    Before 1970 Oman was one of teh more isolated countries on the Arab peninsula. The growth of the oil economy during the seventies, however, has brought rapid change to the small towns and villages that make up the country. In Women and Community in Oman Chritine Eickelman captures the tone and feel of this desert culture on the verge of substantial,... more...