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  • Women of Spiritby Anne Crawford

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 24.99

    Inspiring true-life stories of women who've grown up connected with the country or who've fallen in love with it or with the men working it. Women who've struggled through bushfires, floods, poverty, discrimination and accidents to come out smiling at the other end. Stories of hardship, triumph, resilience and love. more...

  • Conceiving Cubaby Elise Andaya

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    Conceiving Cuba offers an intimate look at how the institutions promoting the well-being of mothers and children, once a cornerstone of the socialist system, collapsed with the fall of the Soviet Union, throwing both individual families and the nation itself into profound crisis. Drawing from years of first-hand observations and interviews, anthropologist... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    Published in 1869, Mill?s The Subjection of Women is one of the first political tracts to address what was to become known as ?The Woman Question? in Victorian society. Mill?s masterpiece outlines the social inequalities built into the marriage contract, including disparate property rights and women?s familial responsibilities. John Stuart Mill... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill; Harriet Taylor Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    John Stuart Mill's 1869 essay The Subjection of Women argues for equality between the sexes, putting forward ideas that were an affront to many at the time. His wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, is credited with co-authoring the essay. The Subjection of Women puts forward a detailed and passionate opposition to the social and legal inequalities imposed... more...

  • Women's Role in Modern Worldby Shilaja Nagendra

    ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    This book has been written as a sociological treatise, which considers in great depth the changing role, status, Nature and Image of Women worldwide. Considering women from a cross-cultural perspective, the premise of the book rests on what women are, what they do and how they figure in the areas of health, education, social welfare programs, Economy... more...

  • Female Suffrageby Susan Fenimore Cooper

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    In this extremely thought-provoking work, Cooper has argued against women suffrage. She has drawn on historical, biological as well as religious arguments to contend that women should not have the right to participate in the political sphere. Many may not agree with the ideas she presents but not all of her arguments can be refuted. more...

  • Women and Islamby Lillian Ashcroft-Eason; Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    In Iran, Islamist women support the right of women to work outside the home, while in Malaysia, Sisters in Islam fights to bring gender justice to Islamic law. Although the subject of women in Islam can provoke horror, fascination, pity, and at times, vitriolic reactions, Muslim women around the globe are fighting for a place in today's world. more...

  • Sortir du labyrintheby Marie France Labrecque

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1997; US$ 12.99

    Bien des projets de développement international visent actuellement les femmes. Mais la multitude de ces petits projets soi-disant générateurs de revenues les aident-elles vraiment ? Pour évaluer la pertinence et l?impact de ces politiques, Marie France Labrecque prend en exemple une région andine de la Colombie, La Cocha. À l?aide d?une méthodologie... more...

  • Les Femmes en milieu universitaireby Jeannine M. Ouellette

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1999; US$ 11.99

    Il peut paraître étonnant d?évoquer la notion de liberté en matière d?apprentissage. Celle-ci ne fait-elle pas partie intégrante de nos systèmes de valeurs ? Si la fin du XIXe siècle a été témoin de la lutte des femmes pour l?accès à l?éducation, le XXIe siècle s?annonce comme celui où les notions de pluralité, de diversité et d?accroissement continu... more...

  • Femmes francophones et pluralisme en milieu minoritaireby Dyane Adam

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1996; US$ 9.99

    Comment le discours féministe se porte-t-il au sein de la francophonie minoritaire canadienne ? Quelle est l?ampleur réelle de son champ de recherche et comment qualifier la variété des registres à partir desquels il se déploie ? Invitées par le Réseau des chercheuse féministes de l?Ontario français, des femmes de diverses régions du pays répondent... more...