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Women. Feminism

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  • Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle Eastby Nadje Al-Ali

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 34.00

    Challenging recent scholarship, Al-Ali explores anthropological and political significance of secular-oriented women's activism in Egypt. more...

  • The Curious Feministby Cynthia Enloe

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 29.95

    In this collection of lively essays, Cynthia Enloe makes better sense of globalization and international politics by taking a deep and personal look into the daily realities in a range of women's lives. She proposes a distinctively feminist curiosity that begins with taking women seriously, especially during this era of unprecedented American influence.... more...

  • Organizing Women in Contemporary Russiaby Valerie Sperling

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00

    A rich and clearly-written analysis of the women's movement in contemporary Russia. more...

  • A Companion to Feminist Geographyby Lise Nelson; Joni Seager

    Wiley 2008; US$ 232.95

    "A kaleidoscopic presentation of the riches of feminist geography, revealing at every turn the breadth of its theoretical perspectives, the variety of its objects of inquiry, and the reach of its methodologies. At once poetic, polemical and rigorous, the Companion to Feminist Geography cross-cuts contemporary feminist research at all scales with historiographies... more...

  • Women and the Cityby Sarah Deutsch

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    In the 70 years between the Civil War and World War II, the women of Boston changed the city dramatically. From anti-spitting campaigns and demands for police mothers to patrol local parks, to calls for a decent wage and living quarters, women rich and poor, white and black, immigrant and native-born struggled to make a place for themselves in the... more...

  • The Pro-Choice Movementby Suzanne Staggenborg

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99

    In the 1960s a movement led by family planning activists and feminists emerged to challenge state anti-abortion laws, resulting in the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion throughout the U.S. Using interviews with past and present activists and historical records of movement organizations, this book traces the development... more...

  • State Feminism and Political Representationby Joni Lovenduski

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    This 2005 book offers an assessment of the impact of women's movements on public policy. more...

  • Female Chauvinist Pigsby Ariel Levy

    Free Press 2005; US$ 15.99

    A classic work on gender culture exploring how the women?s movement has evolved to Girls Gone Wild in a new, self-imposed chauvinism. In the tradition of Susan Faludi?s Backlash and Naomi Wolf?s The Beauty Myth , New York Magazine writer Ariel Levy studies the effects of modern feminism on women today. Meet the Female Chauvinist Pig?the new... 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...

  • Meagre Harvestby Gisela Kaplan

    Allen & Unwin 1996; US$ 35.40

    The first broad overview of the 'second wave' Australian women's movement. more...