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Women. Feminism

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  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 44.99

    The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities. more...

  • Afghan Womenby Elaheh Rostami-Povey

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95

    This book looks at how women have fought repression and challenged stereotypes, both within Afghanistan and in diasporas in Iran, Pakistan, the US and the UK. Looking at issues from violence under the Taliban and the impact of 9/11 to the role of NGOs and the growth in the opium economy, Rostami-Povey gets behind the media hype and presents a vibrant... more...

  • The Beauty Mythby Naomi Wolf

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    The bestselling classic that redefined our view od the relationship between beauty and female identity. In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident progress of the women's movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social... more...

  • Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sisterby Minoo Moallem

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Minoo Moallem challenges the mainstream stereotypical representation of Islam and Muslims as backward, fanatical, and premodern by showing how Islamic nationalism and fundamentalism are by-products of modernity. Writing with a deep personal and scholarly concern for recent Iranian history, Moallem refers to the gendered notions of brother and sister... 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...

  • Building Feminist Movements and Organizationsby Lydia AlpŪzar DurŠn; NoŽl D. Payne; Anahi Russo

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 36.95

    This groundbreaking collection of essays by activists from all corners of the globe explores what it means to be an influential women's organization, and what it takes to build the kinds of movements needed to transform women's lives. more...

  • The Changing Status of Women in West Bengal, 1970 - 2000by Jasodhara Bagchi

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 97.95

    This important and comprehensive volume vividly depicts the current status of women and girls in West Bengal. The analysis has been conducted in the framework of the socio-economic and politico-cultural ambience that has characterized the state in recent decades. The contributors highlight both areas of strength and vulnerability and clearly demonstrate... more...

  • Class Mattersby Pat Mahony; Christine Zmroczek

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Companion to Feminist Geographyby Lise Nelson; Joni Seager

    Wiley 2008; US$ 232.95

    A Companion to Feminist Geography captures the breadth and diversity of this vibrant and substantive field. Shows how feminist geography has changed the landscape of geographical inquiry and knowledge since the 1970s. Explores the diverse literatures that comprise feminist geography today. Showcases cutting-edge research by feminist... more...

  • A Concise Companion to Feminist Theoryby Mary Eagleton

    Wiley 2008; US$ 155.95

    The Concise Companion to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the last 35 years. Introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years. Guides students along the cutting edge of current feminist theory. Suitable for students and scholars of all fields touched by feminist... more...