Women. Feminism

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The Rights of Women in Islam: An Authentic Approach
Palgrave Macmillan (1998)

It has been argued that Islam liberated Muslim women by granting them full rights as citizens. Yet...

Dialogue on the Infinity of Love
University of Chicago Press (2007)

Celebrated as a courtesan and poet, and as a woman of great intelligence and wit, Tullia d'Aragona...

Women in African Colonial Histories
Indiana University Press (2002)

How did African women negotiate the complex political, economic, and social forces...

Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman: Voice and the Embodiment of a Costly Performance

Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman

Voice and the Embodiment of a Costly Performance

Temple University Press (2009)

The defining quality of Black womanhood is strength, states Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant in Behind the...

Feminism, Inc.: Coming of Age in Girl Power Media Culture

Feminism, Inc.

Coming of Age in Girl Power Media Culture

Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. (2009)

This book explores how girls growing up in girl power media culture understand gender, self,...

Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East: The Egyptian Women's Movement
Cambridge University Press (2000)

Challenging recent scholarship, Al-Ali explores anthropological and political significance of...

Differences that Matter: Feminist Theory and Postmodernism

Differences that Matter

Feminist Theory and Postmodernism

Cambridge University Press (1998)

New theory of relationship between feminism and postmodernism, using close readings of literature,...

Justice, Gender, and the Politics of Multiculturalism
Cambridge University Press (2007)

This book explores the tensions that arise in pursuing justice for minority groups and gender...

The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquity
Cambridge University Press (2008)

Dispels the myth of sacred prostitution in the ancient world.

Women's Reading in Britain, 1750–1835: A Dangerous Recreation
Cambridge University Press (1999)

The first broad overview and detailed analysis of female reading audiences in this period.