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Women's Studies

  • Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campusesby Catherine Kaukinen; Michelle Miller; Rachael A. Powers

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    Violence against women on college campuses has remained underreported and often under addressed by both campus security and local law enforcement, as well as campus administrators. The researchers, practitioners, and activists who contribute to this pertinent volume Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses examine the extent,... more...

  • When Women Didn't Count: The Chronic Mismeasure and Marginalization of American Women in Federal Statisticsby Robert Lopresti

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 58.00

    Much of women's history has been hidden and filtered through unrealistic expectations and assumptions. Because U.S. government data about women's lives and occupations has been significantly inaccurate, these misrepresentations in statistical information have shaped the reality of women's lives. They also affect men and society as a whole: these numbers... more...

  • Sex Workby Frédérique Delacoste

    Cleis Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    The first and possibly only book to be reviewed favorably in both The Women's Review of Books and Hustler, Sex Work popularized the term "sex work" to describe the occupations of street prostitutes, exotic dancers, nude models, escorts, porn actresses, and workers in massage parlors, and so changed the way we talk about sex and money. Features the... more...

  • A Fragile Unionby Joan Nestle

    Cleis Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    A Fragile Union is Joan Nestle’s collection of intimate essays and narratives about lesbian sexuality, butch-femme relationships, sex writing, the importance of preserving lesbian and gay history, the love between lesbians and gay men, and the "often-shaky camaraderie among lesbians that as community continues to flex its diversity." Longtime readers... more...

  • A Restricted Countryby Joan Nestle

    Cleis Press 2017; US$ 6.99

    A proud working class woman, an "out" lesbian long before the Rainbow revolution, Joan Nestle has stood at the forefront of American freedom struggles from the McCarthy era to the present day. Available for the first time in years, this revised classic collection of personal essays offers an intimate account of the lesbian, feminist, and civil rights... more...

  • Women's Rights: Reflections in Popular Cultureby Ann Savage

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 37.00

    Women's Rights: Reflections in Popular Culture offers a succinct yet thorough resource for anyone interested in the relationship between feminism, women's rights, and media. It is ideally suited for students researching popular culture's role in the modern history of women's rights and representation of women, women's rights, and feminism in popular... more...

  • Okinawa’s GI Bridesby Etsuko Takushi Crissey; Steve Rabson

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    The American military started building its massive base complex in Okinawa at the end of World War II. During the decade that followed, U.S. forces seized vast areas of privately owned land with “bayonets and bulldozers,” evicting and impoverishing thousands of farmers. U.S. military occupation rule, imposed during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945, lasted... more...

  • Other Cinemasby Sue Clayton; Laura Mulvey

    I.B.Tauris 2017; US$ 40.00

    The 1970s was an enormously creative period for experimental film. Its innovations and debates have had far-reaching and long-lasting influence, with a resurgence of interest in the decade revealed by new gallery events, film screenings and social networks that recognise its achievements. Professor Laura Mulvey, and writer/director Sue Clayton, bring... more...

  • The Duchess: The Untold Storyby Penny Junor

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 20.44

    In her relationship with Charles that has survived for more than forty years, Camilla’s story has seen a great many myths. This book is the definitive account. more...

  • Miss Confederationby Anne McDonald; Christopher Moore

    Dundurn 2017; US$ 11.99

    Amidst the grand and heady spectacle of the balls, banquets, and events of the Confederation Conferences of October 1864, Mercy Coles was seeking adventure and love. She wasn’t concerned with writing for posterity, or with propriety. Miss Confederation shows history being made, without the stiffness and polish time creates. more...