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Women's Studies

  • Massacre of the Dreamersby Ana Castillo; Clarissa Pinkola Estés

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    This new edition of an immensely influential book gives voice to Mexic Amerindian women silenced for hundreds of years by the dual censorship of being female and indigenous. more...

  • Women in STEM Careersby D. Bilimoria; L. Lord

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Adopting an international perspective, this book draws on current research from the United States, Australia and Europe examining women’s participation, advancement and leadership in STEM fields. The book explores the nature of STEM careers across industry and academia, and presents the latest thinking on successful individual, organisational... more...

  • We Also Servedby Vivien Newman

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    We Also Served is a social history of women's involvement in the First World War. Dr Vivien Newman disturbs myths and preconceptions surrounding women's war work and seeks to inform contemporary readers of countless acts of derring-do, determination, and quiet heroism by British women, that went on behind the scenes from 1914-1918. In August... more...

  • A History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1700?1800by Karen Green

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This book explores and examines the political philosophies of enlightenment women across Europe in the eighteenth century. more...

  • Louise Talmaby Kendra Preston Leonard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Louise Talma (1906-1996) was the first female winner of two back-to-back Guggenheim Awards, the first American woman to have an opera premiered in Europe, the first female winner of the Sibelius Award for Composition, and the first woman composer elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. This book analyses Talma’s works... more...

  • Sport, Gender and Powerby Adele Pavlidis; Simone Fullagar

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    As a new breed of lifestyle sport enthusiasts ‘derby grrrls’ are pushing the boundaries of gender as they negotiate the nexus of pleasure, pain and power relations. Offering a socio-cultural analysis of the rise and reinvention of roller derby as both a new, globalized women’s sport and an everyday creative leisure space, this book explores... more...

  • British Women Writers and the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1785-1835by Kathryn S. Freeman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Tracing the literary relationship between British women and the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Kathryn Freeman argues that women writers, distinct from their male counterparts, interrogated Orientalist distortions of India through the lens of gender. Her study invites us to rethink the Romantic paradigm of canonical writers as replicators of Orientalists’... more...

  • Offending Women in Contemporary Chinaby Anqi Shen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Through an empirical inquiry into three categories of offending women, Offending Women in Contemporary China: Gender and Pathways into Crime explores the socioeconomic conditions that facilitate womens' pathways into crime, and examines the interplay between gender, class, rapid social changes and female law-breaking in neoliberal China. more...

  • Progress: A Personal Journey in Feminismby Katharine Graham; Katharine Weymouth

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 0.99

    An eBook short. From Katharine Graham?s Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir Personal History , a stirring narrative of how the legendary publisher of the Washington Post became a feminist. With an introduction from her granddaughter, Katharine Weymouth, publisher of the Post until 2014.   Katharine Graham was the newspaper mogul who piloted the... more...

  • Women in Politics in the American Cityby Mirya R Holman

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 79.50

    How do female municipal leaders influence policymaking in American cities? Can gender determine who gets a say in local politics or what programs cities fund? These are some of the questions raised and answered in Mirya Holman's provocative Women in Politics in the American City.   This book provides the first comprehensive evaluation of the... more...