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Women. Feminism

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  • Discovering Eveby Carol Meyers

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 26.00

    The everyday life of women in ancient Israel cannot be reconstructed from Biblical sources alone. This study uses archaeological and anthropological research to form a picture of women's status and way of life at this time. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 160.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Feminization of Racismby Irene Blea

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 80.00

    Blea provides a synthesis of the women's history of Native Americans, Asians, African Americans, and Latinas, and she examines the similarities and differences among these women. From each she extracts suggestions on ways to promote racial and ethnic tolerance. After examining the backgrounds and experiences of female radicals, Blea looks at indigenous... 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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...