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Women's Studies

  • The Big Pushby Cynthia Enloe

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    For over a century and in scores of countries, patriarchal presumptions and practices have been challenged by women and their male allies. “Sexual harassment” has entered common parlance; police departments are equipped with rape kits; more than half of the national legislators in Bolivia and Rwanda are women; and a woman candidate won the plurality... more...

  • Of Womenby Shami Chakrabarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    A powerful, urgent and timely polemic on why women still need equality, and how we get there Gender injustice is the greatest human rights abuse on the planet. It blights First and developing worlds; rich and poor women. Gender injustice impacts health, wealth, education, representation, opportunity and security everywhere. It is no exaggeration... more...

  • Courage Is Contagiousby Nick Haramis; Lena Dunham; Jenni Konner; Joanna Avillez

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 12.82

    A collection of essays celebrating the influential former first lady, by an array of acclaimed contributors and with a foreword by Lena Dunham Michelle Obama’s legacy transcends categorization. Mrs. Obama was not only our first black first lady; she was President Obama’s equal partner in marriage and parenthood and a tireless advocate for women’s... more...

  • Women and National Socialism in Postwar German Literatureby Katherine Stone

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 69.99

    In recent years, historians have revealed the many ways German women supported National Socialism - in political organizations, as teachers, frontline auxiliaries, and nurses. In mainstream culture, however, the women of the period are still predominantly depicted as the victims of a violent twentieth century whose atrocities were committed by men.... more...

  • The Big Pushby Cynthia Enloe

    Myriad Editions 2017; US$ 12.49

    This is a manual for taking us to the finishing line of gender equality. Without understanding the incredible tentacles of patriarchy and its reinventions, we are destined to fight old battles as well as new ones. A jolt of new energy for longstanding feminists and a "must read" for our new generations.' — Helena Kennedy, QCDecades of feminist campaigning... more...

  • To My Trans Sistersby Charlie Craggs

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 1.95

    Dedicated to trans women everywhere, this inspirational collection of letters written by successful trans women shares the lessons they learnt on their journeys to womanhood, celebrating their achievements and empowering the next generation to become who they truly are. Written by politicians, scientists, models, athletes, authors, actors, and activists... more...

  • Christmas with the Bomb Girlsby Daisy Styles

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 9.86

    Christmas is approaching at the Phoenix Munitions Factory and it's going to be a year to remember . . . with trouble ahead can their wishes still come true? A factory floor might not be their first choice of a place to spend Christmas, but pulling together and making do is exactly what the Bomb Girls are best at. Gladys, back from singing for... more...

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violenceby Fiona Buchanan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 38.95

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that offers an alternative understanding of relationships between women and their babies in domestic violence. Fiona Buchanan identifies a way forward for working with women, babies and people who have grown up with domestic violence focusing on strengths not deficits. In... more...

  • Be Fierceby Gretchen Carlson

    Center Street 2017; US$ 28.00

    When star news anchor, journalist, mother of two, and former Miss America Gretchen Carlson spoke up about sexual harassment in the workplace, she had no idea what lay ahead. But now, inspired by her actions, the floodgates have opened and thousands of women are joining her to Be Fierce and reclaim their power against any abuse or injustice. ... more...

  • Radical Reproductive Justiceby Loretta Ross; Erika Derkas; Whitney Peoples; Lynn Roberts; Pamela Bridgewater

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2017; US$ 29.95

    This crucial expansion on social justice discourse explores practical applications for activist thought migrating from the community into the academy. more...