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Women. Feminism

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  • Lydia’s Open Doorby Patty Kelly

    University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton 2004; US$ 15.95

    Examines the lives of the women who work in the Zona Galactica, a state-run brothel in Chiapas' capital city. By delving into lives that would otherwise go unremarked, this book documents the modernization of the sex industry during the neoliberal era in the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez. more...

  • Urban Women in Contemporary Indiaby Rehana Ghadially

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 42.95

    Since the early 1990s, feminists in India have been rallying against integrating. the Indian economy into the world market, perceiving it as a phenomenon which. will lead to increased feminisation of poverty and the commodification of women. This anthology explores the impact of globalisation on Indian women and the struggle. for gender equality. Since... more...

  • Gender Policies in Japan and the United Statesby Joyce Gelb

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00

    An acclaimed political scientist suggests that American feminists and policymakers can learn important lessons from the experiences of their Japanese counterparts. more...

  • Global Feminist Politicsby Suki Ali; Kelly Coate; Wangui wa Goro

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 59.95

    Global Feminist Politics examines the changing global context for feminist political action, its meaning and forms. It acknowledges the existence of dissent and debate among feminists, asserting that such debate leads to innovation in theory and practice. This book reaches the conclusion that the future of the women's movement depends upon a dialogue... more...

  • Loose Women, Lecherous Menby Linda LeMoncheck

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 59.99

    Linda LeMoncheck introduces a new way of thinking and talking about women's sexual pleasures, preferences, and desires. Using the tools of contemporary analytic philosophy, she discusses methods for mediating the tensions among apparently irreconcilable feminist perspectives on women's sexuality and shows how a feminist epistemology and ethic can advance... more...

  • When Women Leadby Cindy Simon Rosenthal

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 49.99

    Until recently, the study of legislative leadership has been the study of men. Scholars have taught students that legislative leadership is transactional, a kind of competitive bargaining procedure to broker particular interests. When Women Lead: Integrative Leadership in State Legislatures brings to light the important contributions that women as... more...

  • Women in Iberian Expansion Overseas, 1415-1815by C. R. Boxer

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 84.99

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  • Breaking the Political Glass Ceilingby Barbara Palmer

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 24.95

    Why has the integration of women into Congress been so slow? Why are there so many more Democratic women in Congress than Republican? This is a book on women in US politics, with key data from primary and general election for House and Senate since 1956. It is meant for students who need a guide to the subject. more...

  • The Womanist Readerby Layli Phillips

    Routledge 2006; US$ 33.95

    Comprehensive in its coverage, The Womanist Reader is the first volume to anthologize the major works of womanist scholarship. Charting the course of womanist theory from its genesis as Alice Walker's African-American feminism, through Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi's African womanism and Clenora Hudson-Weems' Africana womanism, to its present-day expression... more...

  • Lost Voicesby Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 34.95

    Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes offers a timely analysis into the lives of Muslim women in Central Asia during the Soviet era, and considers the impact of the shift from Soviet communism to Western capitalist ideals on gender relations in the region. The uneasy synthesis between socialism and Islam under the Soviet regime offered many women considerable status... more...