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  • The Autobiography of Margaret Sangerby Margaret Sanger

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Sanger was a pioneer in establishing birth control as a basic human right and a founder of the International Planned Parenthood Federation. Her autobiography is a classic of women's studies. more...

  • Women and Economicsby Charlotte Perkins [Stetson] Gilman

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    Author of the well-known short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" and other important fiction, Charlotte Perkins [Stetson] Gilman (1860?1935) was an ardent advocate of women's rights. In this classic feminist treatise, Gilman argues that women's dependence on men for their livelihood results in a state of arrested intellectual and emotional development... more...

  • Living My Life, Vol. 2by Emma Goldman

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    Volume 2 of the candid, no-holds-barred account by foremost American anarchist Goldman continues with the fascinating story of her life, the anarchist movement, her famous contemporaries, and their influential ideas. more...

  • Women and Waterby Rahel Wasserfall

    Brandeis University Press 2015; Not Available

    Provocative essays address the question of women?s menstrual rituals in Jewish law, history, and culture. more...

  • The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's Worldby Mary Z. (Zeiss) Stange; Carol K. Oyster; Jane E. Sloan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 250.00 US$ 212.50

    This e-only volume expands and updates the original 4-volume  Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World  (2011), offering a wide range of new entries and new multimedia content. The entries reflect such developments as the Arab Spring that brought women's issues in the Islamic world into sharp relief, the domination of female athletes among medal winners... more...

  • The Lolita Effectby M.G Durham

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2010; US$ 11.99

    We are constantly bombarded with alarming media images: brand-name thong underwear for ten-year-olds with the slogans 'Wink Wink' and 'Eye Candy' printed on them; oversexed and underdressed celebrities; Bratz dolls and their 'sexy' clothing line for preteens. How do we raise sexually healthy young women in this kind of environment? In The Lolita Effect,... more...

  • Midrashic Womenby Judith R. Baskin

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    A unique look at how non-legal rabbinic writings imagine women and their lives. more...

  • Global Feminismby Myra Marx Ferree; Aili Mari Tripp

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 27.00

    Increasingly feminists around the world have successfully campaigned for recognition of women's full personhood and empowerment. Global Feminism explores the social and political developments that have energized this movement. Drawn from an international group of scholars and activists, the authors of these original essays assess both the opportunities... more...

  • Women of the American Southby Christie Anne Farnham

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00

    Among the most prominent icons of the American south is that of the southern belle, immortalized by such figures as Scarlett O'Hara, Dolly Madison, and Lucy Pickens (whose elegant image graced the Confederate $100 bill). And yet the women of America's south iave always defied pat generalization, no more readily forced into facle categories than women... more...

  • Profiles in Diversityby Patricia Romero

    Michigan State University Press 1998; US$ 23.95

    A revealing oral history collection, Profiles in Diversity contains in-depth interviews of twenty-six women in South Africa from different racial, class, and age backgrounds. Conducted in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Vryburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown, Durban, and a rural section of Kwa-Zulu Natal, these life histories encompass... more...