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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...

  • Feminismby Margaret Walters

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 7.99

    This book provides an historical account of feminism, exploring its earliest roots and key issues such as voting rights and the liberation of the sixties. Margaret Walters brings the subject completely up to date by providing a global analysis of the situation of women, from Europe and the United States to Third World countries. - ;How much have women's... more...

  • Feminism and the Contradictions of Oppressionby Caroline Ramazanoglu

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Feminism and the Contradictions of Oppression is a penetrating and comprehensive study of the development of feminism over the last thirty years. The first part of this major new textbook examines feminist theory and feminist political strategy. The second section examines how contradictions of class, race, subculture and sexuality divide women.... more...

  • Feminism and Masculinitiesby Peter F. Murphy

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 59.99

    This reader provides an international mixture of the best classic foundational pieces and recent key works that investigate masculinity from a feminist perspective. The chapters examine a wide range of topics including gay liberation, the men's movement, black and working-class masculinities, homophobia and the Internet. - ;This Reader provides... more...

  • Feminism in Modern Japanby Vera Mackie

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00

    A pathbreaking book tracing the history of feminist thought and women's activism in Japan. more...

  • Feminisms and the Selfby Morwenna Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    What does the politics of the self mean for a politics of liberation? Morwenna Griffiths argues that mainstream philosophy, particularly the anglo-analytic tradition, needs to tackle the issues of the self, identity, autonomy and self creation. Although identity has been a central concern of feminist thought it has in the main been excluded from philosophical... more...

  • Feminist Activism in the 1990sby Gabriele Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Feminist activism is often taught as an historical phenomenon, and many students entering courses on women's studies are not familiar with current feminist work in the field. This book documents a wide variety of different forms of feminist activism in the 1990s, from organisations such as "Rights for Women" and "Southall Black Sisters" to "Asian Women's... more...

  • Feminist Imaginationby Vikki Bell

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 40.00

    Reading feminist theory as a complex imaginative achievement, Feminist Imagination considers feminist commitment through the interrogation of its philosophical, political and affective connections with the past, and especially with the `race' trials of the twentieth century. The book looks at: the 'directionlessness' of contemporary feminist thought;... more...

  • Feminist Movements in Contemporary Japanby Laura Dales

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In contemporary Japan there is much ambivalence about women?s roles, and the term "feminism" is not widely recognised or considered relevant.  Nonetheless, as this book shows, there is a flourishing feminist movement in contemporary Japan.  The book investigates the features and effects of feminism in contemporary Japan, in non-government (NGO) women?s... more...

  • Feminist Organizationsby Myra Ferree

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 36.95

    This collection of twenty-six original essays looks at contemporary feminist organizations, how they've survived, the effects of their work, the problems they face, the strategies they develop, and where the women's movement is headed. The contributors, leading feminist scholars from nine social science disciplines, examine a wide variety of local... more...