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Women. Feminism

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  • 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Psychology of Womenby Florence L. Denmark; Michele A. Paludi

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 135.00

    This updated and revised edition of the award-winning 1993 handbook includes historical developments, courses and international aspects, as well as chapters addressing specific topics such as leadership, career, friendship, romance, the menstrual cycle effects, health, mental health, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and rape. 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...

  • Poison Womanby Christine Marran

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    Based on the lives and crimes of no less than twenty real women, dokufu (poison women) narratives emerged as a powerful presence in Japan during the 1870s. In Poison Woman, Christine L. Marran investigates this powerful icon, its shifting meanings, and its influence on defining womens sexuality and place in Japan. more...

  • Beyond Identity Politicsby Moya Lloyd

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 48.00

    Recent debates in contemporary feminist theory have been dominated by the relation between identity and politics. Beyond Identity Politics examines the implications of recent theorizing on difference, identity and subjectivity for theories of patriarchy and feminist politics. Organised around the three central themes of subjectivity, power and... more...