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- Seal Press 2011; US$ 17.00
In this empowering, accessible guide, Jaclyn Friedman—co-editor of Yes Means Yes —gives young women the tools to decipher the modern world?s confusing, hypersexualized, sometimes dangerous landscape so they can define their own sexual identity. Friedman decries the hypocrisy and mixed messages of our culture (we?re failures if we don?t act sexy,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95
How did African women negotiate the complex political, economic, and social forces of colonialism in their daily lives? How did they make meaningful lives for themselves in a world that challenged fundamental notions of work, sexuality, marriage, motherhood, and family? By considering the lives of ordinary ... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.99
?Popular storyteller Higgs takes a look at the vamps and tramps of the Bible, searching for the lessons these wicked women have to teach. Higgs retells these biblical stories with rollicking humor and deep insight as she teaches about the nature of sin and goodness.? ? Publishers Weekly Ten of the Bible?s best-known femmes fatales parade across... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
To be a black woman of faith in the American South is to understand and experience spirituality in a particular way. How this understanding expresses itself in everyday practices of faith is the subject of Between Sundays, an innovative work that takes readers beyond common misconceptions and narrow assumptions about black religion and into the actual... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
#1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era?s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.38
Sheryl Sandberg?s Lean In is a massive cultural phenomenon and its title has become an instant catchphrase for empowering women. The book soared to the top of bestseller lists internationally, igniting global conversations about women and ambition. Sandberg packed theatres, dominated opinion pages, appeared on every major television show and on... more...
- MTV Books 2004; US$ 15.00
The amazing story of the thirteen-year-old surfer girl who lost her arm in a shark attack but never lost her faith -- and of her triumphant return to competitive surfing. They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the tremendous passion that drives her to surf? How else could one explain that nothing -- not... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2005; US$ 22.99
With a voice as disarmingly bold, funny, and unsentimental as its author, a thoroughly unconventional memoir that shatters the myth of the tragic disabled life Harriet McBryde Johnson isn't sure, but she thinks one of her earliest memories was learning that she will die. The message came from a maudlin TV commercial for the Muscular Dystrophy... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635--1848 Bernard Moitt Examines the reaction of black women to slavery. In Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635--1848, Bernard Moitt argues that gender had a profound effect on the slave plantation system in the French Antilles.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 23.00
Asma Sayeed's book traces the history of Muslim women's religious education over the course of nearly ten centuries. more...