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Women's Studies

  • Goddess on the Frontierby Megan Bryson

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    Dali is a small region on a high plateau in Southeast Asia. Its main deity, Baijie, has assumed several gendered forms throughout the area's history: Buddhist goddess, the mother of Dali's founder, a widowed martyr, and a village divinity. What accounts for so many different incarnations of a local deity? Goddess on the Frontier argues that Dali's... more...

  • Hatersby Bailey Poland

    Potomac Books 2016; US$ 19.95

    Cybersexism is rampant and can exact an astonishingly high cost. In some cases, the final result is suicide. Bullying, stalking, and trolling are just the beginning. Extreme examples such as GamerGate get publicized, but otherwise the online abuse of women is largely underreported. Haters combines a history of online sexism with suggestions for... more...

  • UN/MASKEDby Donna Kaz

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99

    UN/MASKED, Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl On Tour! follows the surprising 25 year journey of a young, New York City actress swept off her feet by a rising movie star who carries her to Malibu and back for a three-plus year love affair that is both fantastical and physically dangerous. When Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman are murdered in Brentwood... more...

  • American Women Speak: An Encyclopedia and Document Collection of Women's Oratory [2 volumes]by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 189.00

    Throughout history, American women's oratory has crusaded for religious rights, abolitionism, and peace, as well as for Zionism, immigration, and immunization. This text examines more than 150 influential American women activists and their speeches on vital issues. Each entry outlines the speaker's motivation and provides examples of their speeches... more...

  • A History of Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetryby Jennifer Putzi; Alexandra Socarides

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    Covering a wide range of poets and poems, this volume narrates a compelling history of nineteenth-century American women's poetry. more...

  • Honour and Violenceby Nafisa Shah

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    The practice of karo kari allows family, especially fathers, brothers and sons, to take the lives of their daughters, sisters and mothers if they are accused of adultery. This volume examines the central position of karo kari in the social, political and juridical structures in Upper Sindh, Pakistan. Drawing connections between local contests... more...

  • Rejected Princessesby Jason Porath

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    Blending the iconoclastic feminism of The Notorious RBG and the confident irreverence of Go the F**ck to Sleep , a brazen and empowering illustrated collection that celebrates inspirational badass women throughout history, based on the popular Tumblr blog. Well-behaved women seldom make history. Good thing these women are far from well behaved... more...

  • How to Win at Feminismby Reductress; Beth Newell; Sarah Pappalardo; Anna Drezen

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    Be the best feminist you can be?or at least look like one?with this definitive manual, from the satirical creators of the wildly popular "feminist Onion" humor website, Reductress. From hot feminist sex to a trendy feminist up-do, the bold and brilliant minds behind Reductress reveal the secrets to being super progressive?and cool, hip, and pretty.... more...

  • Not Just Janeby Shelley DeWees

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99

    ?Not Just Jane restores seven of England?s most fascinating and subversive literary voices to their rightful places in history. Shelley DeWees tells each woman writer?s story with wit, passion, and an astute understanding of the society in which she lived and wrote. ? ? Dr. Amanda Foreman, New York Times bestselling author of Georgiana: Duchess... more...

  • No More Heroesby Jordan Flaherty

    AK Press 2016; US$ 15.00

    Charity is not solidarity. Saviors need not apply. more...