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Women's Studies

  • This Working-Day Worldby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This is a collection of essays on aspects of British women's lives in the period 1914-1945. Concentrating on women's activities in many different areas ranging from teacher training colleges to women's institutes; the BBC artiste's group to political militancy. "This Working Day World" presents a women's cultural history that is a kaleidoscope of sub-... more...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

    Violence against women is every man's issue. more...

  • Private Politics and Public Voicesby

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $125 million in wartime donations and assembled "comfort ... more...

  • New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Genderby Rosa Ainley *Nfa*; Rosa Ainley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    This collection unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space and presents a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces. In New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender leading contemporary writers from across an eclectic mix of disciplines, examine an exciting array of issues such as: * Jamaican Ragga music and female... more...

  • Seeing and Knowingby A. B. Mulder-Bakker

    Brepols Publishers 2004; US$ 84.00

    The studies within this volume apply insights gained from gender studies to re-consider the way knowledge and learning was transmitted in medieval Europe 1200?1550. more...

  • Women as Producers and Consumers of Tourism in Developing Regionsby YORGHOS APOSTOLOPOULOS; SEVIL SONMEZ; DALLEN TIMOTHY

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 161.00

    Tourism has become the world's largest industry, according to the World Tourism Organization; no surprise when one considers that it incorporates the world's oldest profession. In some developing regions, such as the Caribbean or the South Pacific, tourism is the primary sector in which significant economic growth takes place. In other regions, including... more...

  • ELT, Gender and International Developmentby Roslyn APPLEBY

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 25.00

    For believers in the power of English, language as aid can deliver the promise of a brighter future; but in a neocolonial world of international development, a gulf exists between belief and reality. Rich with echoes of an earlier colonial era, this book draws on the candid narratives of white women teachers, and situates classroom practices within... more...

  • Taking Libertiesby AMY ARONSON

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 125.00

    Unlike its British forebears, the early American magazine, or periodical miscellany, functioned in culture as a forum driven by manifold contributions and perpetuated by reader response. Arising in colonial Philadelphia, America's more democratic magazine sustained a range of conflicting ideas, norms, and beliefs?indeed, it promoted their very exchange.... more...

  • Women and Indigenous Religionsby LILLIAN ASHCRAFT-EASON; CHERYL A. KIRK-DUGGAN

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    From the Dalit midwives in India to the women of the Nahua region in the state of Morelos, Mexico, from the indigenous nations in Turtle Island in Canada to the shamans (male and female) of South Korea and Vietnam, there are still many vital indigenous cultures around the world in which women often hold positions of religious authority and leadership.||Women... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Walesby Jane Aaron

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Argues that the way in which people came to perceive and to represent themselves as Welsh was profoundly affected by the gender ideologies prevalent during the Romantic and Victorian periods. This title introduces readers to a hundred Welsh women authors at work during the years 1780-1900, some writing in Welsh and some in English. more...