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Women's Studies

  • Bloomby Estée Lalonde

    Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 23.96

    'For me, the word "bloom" encapsulates the idea that anything is possible when you put your mind to it. It's a word that hints at becoming who you are meant to be.' What makes you happy? What makes you you? What defines your style? In Bloom , Estee Lalonde shares the moments, people and things that have made her who she is today. She reveals... more...

  • Toni Morrison For Beginnersby Ron David; Dirk Shearer

    For Beginners 2016; US$ 15.95

    Many people consider Morrison?s novels difficult to read. Most of her readers have at least one book on their shelves that they couldn?t finish or, when they did finish one, just scratched their heads in confusion. And when we think we are sure we know what she?s writing about, it turns out we are half wrong or only getting the tip of the iceberg... more...

  • Romance with Voluptuousnessby Kamille Gentles-Peart

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 45.00

    Offering a unique vantage point from which to view black women?s body image and Caribbean migration, Romance with Voluptuousness illuminates how first- and second-generation immigrant black Caribbean women engage with a thick body aesthetic while living in the United States.                  Using personal accounts, Romance with Voluptuousness... more...

  • Paying Calls in Shangri-Laby Judith M. Heimann

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    Judith M. Heimann entered the diplomatic life in 1958 to join her husband, John, in Jakarta, Indonesia, at his American Embassy post. This, her first time out of the United States, would set her on a path across the continents as she mastered the fine points of diplomatic culture. more...

  • Catholic Women Confront Their Churchby Celia Viggo Wexler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 33.99

    Catholic Women Confront Their Church tells the stories of nine women who have chosen to remain Catholic despite deep disagreements with the institutional church. From well-known figures to those who are lesser-known, the book highlights a diverse range of women whose stories illustrate not only problems in the church but also the promise of reform.... more...

  • Five Faces of Japanese Feminismby Ineko Sata; Samuel Perry

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    This exquisite collection of short fiction by Sata Ineko (1904?1998) offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of women rarely dignified in fiction: glamorous café waitresses, feisty communist activists, a tortured novelist, a soldier?s wife, and single women in Japan?s Korean colony. Her delicately penned portraits challenge the tired,... more...

  • Getting Paid While Taking Timeby Megan Sholar

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    The United States remains the only industrialized nation in the world that does not provide paid family leave at the national level for either men or women. In the more than two decades since the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to expand family leave benefits nationally. However, in the... more...

  • The Bitch Is Backby Cathi Hanauer

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    More than a decade after the New York Times bestselling anthology The Bitch in the House spoke up loud and clear for a generation of young woman, nine of the original contributors are back?along with sixteen captivating new voices?sharing their ruminations from an older, stronger, and wiser perspective about love, sex, work, family, independence,... more...

  • Rad Women Worldwideby Kate Schatz; Miriam Klein Stahl

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 15.99

    From the authors of the New York Times bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z, comes a bold new collection of 40 biographical profiles, each accompanied by a striking illustrated portrait, showcasing extraordinary women from around the world. Rad Women Worldwide  tells fresh, engaging, and inspiring tales of perseverance and radical success... more...

  • Women in Imperial Chinaby Bret Hinsch

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 38.99

    This clear and accessible text provides a comprehensive survey of women?s history in China from the Neolithic period up to the end of the Qing dynasty in 1911. more...