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Women. Feminism

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  • Feminist Activism in the 1990sby Gabriele Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    This text documents the various forms of feminist activism in the 1990s, exploring the meaning of feminist activism and its interpretation within women's studies and other disciplines. An historical overview of the development of feminist activism. more...

  • Not My Mother's Sisterby Astrid Henry

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    "No matter how wise a mother's advice is, we listen to our peers." At least that's writer Naomi Wolf's take on the differences between her generation of feminists -- the third wave -- and the feminists who came before her and developed in the late '60s and '70s -- the second wave. In Not My Mother's ... more...

  • The Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth-Century Caribbeanby Violet Eudine Barriteau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    Eudine Barriteau exposes the precarious position of women in twentieth century Caribbean societies through analyzing the operations of gender systems. She reveals the absence of gender justice and equity, and demonstrates that after twenty-five years of policies on women, Caribbean societies still have not confronted the fundamental problem of women's... more...

  • Developing Ecofeminist Theoryby Dr Erika Cudworth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 95.00

    An original exploration of how the relationship between society and 'nature' is conceptualized, focusing on theories of social exclusion and difference. A comprehensive overview of feminist and environmental theories of society-environment relations, considering the range of theoretical and political influences on such theorizing such as socialist... more...

  • Missing Linksby Gender Working Group of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development

    International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 30.00

    In this landmark book, the UN-commissioned Gender Working Group outlines its policy proposals for national science and technology programs. Its goal is to ensure that women and men have equal access to and benefit equally from science and technology. The proposals are supported by essays written by distinguished scholars and experts. more...

  • Tracking Gender Equity Under Economic Reformsby Swapna Mukhopadhyay; Ratna M. Sudarshan

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 15.00

    By expanding the existing set of indicators to include gender-related stress, anxiety, and violence, this book introduces a new framework for gender research. The viability of this new approach is demonstrated through a coordinated set of household surveys, carried out in Export Processing Zones and Export Processing Units, designed for intercountry... more...

  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.99

    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...

  • Third Wave Feminismby Dr Stacy Gillis; Gillian Howie; Rebecca Munford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 170.00

    This revised and expanded edition, new in paperback, provides a definitive collection on the current period in feminism known by many as the 'third wave'. Three sections - genealogies and generations, locales and locations, politics and popular culture - interrogate the wave metaphor and, through questioning the generational account of feminism, indicate... more...

  • Revising Herselfby Ruthellen Josselson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.99

    In 1972, Ruthellen Josselson was a young psychologist fascinated by the riddle of how a woman creates an identity and chooses one path over another in life--particularly in the face of the nascent feminist movement, which challenged as never before the traditional role models of earlier generations. Selecting at random thirty young women in their last... more...

  • Women and Elective Officeby Sue Thomas; Clyde Wilcox

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99

    Includes coverage of women on the congressional level, women officeholders of color, and analysis of women parliamentarians worldwide. This book offers a comprehensive look at the experiences and influence of women politicians, while considering women's prospects for political leadership in the twenty-first century. more...