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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 49.99
Social movements have played a vital role in Indian politics since well before the inception of India as a new nation in 1947. During the Nehruvian era, poverty alleviation was a foundational standard against which policy proposals and political claims were measured; at this time, movement activism was directly accountable to this state discourse.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99
The Power of Good Deeds allows us to see behind the media image of upper-class women and to observe how these women use their social power not only to benefit other, less-fortunate people, but also to benefit themselves and their families. The personal narratives of elite women as they describe their views on philanthropy, the need for exclusivity... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.99
The author of the groundbreaking work Slut! explores the phenomenon of slut-shaming in the age of sexting, tweeting, and ?liking.? She shows that the sexual double standard is more dangerous than ever before and offers wisdom and strategies for alleviating its destructive effects on young women?s lives. Young women are encouraged to express themselves... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 6.79
Inspired by a lecture in Barcelona given by a leading member of RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan), the radical feminist women's group who work under cover as the only real opposition to the Taliban, Ana Tortajada, an experienced Spanish journalist, decided to make a trip to Afghanistan in the summer of 2000. She wanted to... more...
- Picador 2014; US$ 11.20
A POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR ABORTION AS A MORAL RIGHT AND SOCIAL GOOD BY A NOTED FEMINIST AND LONGTIME COLUMNIST FOR THE NATION Forty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, "abortion" is still a word that is said with outright hostility by many, despite the fact that one in three American women will have terminated at least one pregnancy... more...
- For Beginners 2007; US$ 15.95
There are over 519 million Black Women on the planet Earth, give or take a dozen. There?s a Black Woman on each of the seven continents, in almost every country and in almost every context.mThere are even Black Women in the space program. So no matter where you go, she?s already been there. She travels with forces greater than herself. Her presence... more...
- For Beginners 2012; US$ 16.99
Women?s History For Beginners offers a lively, revealing, and provocative overview of this important (and controversial) academic field. Who are the great women of history, and why don?t we know more about them? You don?t need to be a scholar to notice that men?s history dominates everything we learn in school; yet a quick tour of the past reveals... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.95 US$ 37.26
In recent years, the topic of ancient Greek hero cult has been the focus of considerable discussion among classicists. Little attention, however, has been paid to female heroized figures. Here Deborah Lyons argues for the heroine as a distinct category in ancient Greek religious ideology and daily practice. The heroine, she believes, must be located... more...