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Women. Feminism

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  • Feminine Feministsby Giovanna Miceli Jeffries

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 57.00

    What does it mean to be a woman today in Italy, a country with the lowest birthrate in the world and the heaviest maternal stereotype? Does being a feminist exclude practices of cultural femininity? These questions are at the center of this volume, which looks at how feminism and femininity are embedded in a broad spectrum of Italian cultural practices. more...

  • Fields of Protestby Raka Ray

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 60.00

    The women?s movement in India has a long and rich history in which millions of women live, work, and struggle to survive in order to remake their family, home, and social lives. Using an innovative and comparative perspective, Ray offers a unique look at Indian activist women and adds a new dimension to the study of women?s movements on a global level. more...

  • Playing With Fireby Sangtin Writers; Richa Nagar

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Seven voices contribute to this rare glimpse of the work being done on the front lines of the fight for social change in India. Playing with Fire is written in the collective voice of women employed by a large NGO as activists in their communities and is based on diaries, interviews, and conversations among them. Together their personal stories reveal... more...

  • Sisterhood, Interruptedby Deborah Siegel; Jennifer Baumgardner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 14.99

    Chronicling the battles that have shaped conceptions of feminism, this book illuminates how younger women are reliving, often without realizing it, the battles of the past. It argues that younger women are not abandoning the movement but reinventing it. more...

  • Women, Power and Resistanceby Tess Cosslett; Alison Easton; Penny Summerfield

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00

    Serving as an introductory book on Women's Studies, this work is divided into interdisciplinary sections covering key aspects and major debates, centering on main areas: The Social Organization of Gender Relations; and the Cultural Representation of Women Gender and Social Identity. more...

  • Sex Work on the Streetsby Neil P. McKeganey; Marina Barnard

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00

    How and why do people sell and buy sex? This book presents a study on street prostitution. Topics covered include the women's negotiations with clients, HIV, drug use and violence. It describes the impact of working as a prostitute on women's home life. It is for students and researchers in sociology, social policy, and women's studies. more...

  • Women and Human Developmentby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Martha Nussbaum proposes a kind of feminism that is genuinely international. more...

  • Rethinking Global Sisterhoodby Nima Naghibi

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    Nima Naghibi makes powerful connections among feminism, imperialism, and the discourses of global sisterhood. Naghibi investigates topics including the state-sponsored WomenÕs Organization of Iran and the involvement of feminists such as Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in the Iranian feminism movement. She also examines the veiled woman in the... more...

  • Global Perspectives on Gender Equalityby Naila Kabeer; Agneta Stark; Edda Magnus

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the vision, values, policies, mechanisms, coalitions... more...

  • Her Turnby Vicki Donlan Graves; Helen French

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    A newspaper publisher shows why it's time women take reins of leadership, and her interviews with female leaders show how. more...