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Women. Feminism

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  • 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...

  • Women and Social Protestby Guida West; Rhoda Lois Blumberg

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 37.99

    Examines the role of women in social protest movements in many countries, concentrating on four categories of protest: those resulting from economic hardship; racial, ethnic, or nationalist struggles; humanistic, global causes; and feminist movements. more...

  • Joyous Greetingsby Bonnie S. Anderson

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99

    Over one hundred and fifty years ago, champions of women's rights in the United States, Britain, France, and Germany formed the world's earliest international feminist movement. Joyous Greetings is the first book to tell their story. From Seneca Falls in upstate New York to the barricades of revolutionary Paris, from the Crystal Palace in London... more...

  • Revising Herselfby Ruthellen Josselson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Handbook of Girls' and Women's Psychological Healthby Carol D. Goodheart

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 67.99

    Integrates the role of gender in girls' and women's development across the life span, looking at internal and external vulnerabilities and risks, and the protective or supportive factors that facilitate effective coping, positive growth, strength, and resilience. more...

  • Representing Women in Parliamentby Marian Sawer; Manon Tremblay; Linda Trimble

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The first book-length treatment of the political representation of women in countries with parliamentary systems based on the Westminster model. Written by a major international team of authors, this new study features twelve chapters on both new and established parliaments, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It tests... more...

  • Political Empowerment of Womenby Monique Leyenaar

    BRILL 2004; US$ 116.00

    This book explains the high level of current concern for the under-representation of women in politics. more...

  • The Politics of Women's Interestsby Louise Chappell; Lisa Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 160.00

    This new study reveals how institutional practices and discourses shape the way men and women are conceived of, and how through this process, gender stereotypes and expectations are created. Informed by the latest research and trends, these expert authors examine the way in which domestic and global institutions shape and reflect gender interests... 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...

  • Women, Development, and the UNby Devaki Jain

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 18.35

    "Devaki Jain opens the doors of the United Nations and shows how it has changed the female half of the world -- and vice versa. Women, Development, and the UN is a book that every global citizen, government leader, journalist, academic, and self-respecting woman should read." -- Gloria ... more...