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  • Zami: A New Spelling of My Nameby Geraldine Audre Lorde

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 16.99

    ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author's vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde's work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.... more...

  • We Should All Be Feministsby Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 6.99

    What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists , a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun . With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique... more...

  • Sister Outsiderby Audre Lorde; Cheryl Clarke

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 16.99

    Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider  celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action... more...

  • Cracking the Highest Glass Ceiling: A Global Comparison of Women's Campaigns for Executive Officeby Rainbow Murray

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00

    In recent years, more and more high-profile women candidates have been running for executive office in democracies all around the world. Cracking the Highest Glass Ceiling: A Global Comparison of Women's Campaigns for Executive Office is the first study to undertake an international comparison of women's campaigns for highest office and to identify... more...

  • Words of Fireby Beverly Guy-Sheftall

    The New Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    "In this pathbreaking collection of articles, Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall has taken us from the early 1830s to contemporary times. Only since the seventies have black women used the term "feminism." And yet, it is that concept that she uses to bring into the same frame the ideas and analyses of Maria Stewart, Sojourner Truth, and Frances W.E. Harper... more...

  • Not for Saleby Rebecca Whisnant; Christine Stark

    Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 12.95

    Including the latest research on prostitution and pornography, this essay anthology shows how the sex industries harm those within them while undermining the possibilities for gender justice, human equality, and stable sexual relationships. From sex industries survivors to social activists and theorists such as Taylor Lee, Adriene Sere, and Kristen... more...

  • Midlife Clarityby Cynthia Black

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    A Woman's wisdom is one of the earth's greatest natural resources. With a perspective that only a certain number of years on earth can bring, the thirty-two women in Midlife Clarity show that midlife can be a release of our true self, a chance to be free of others' expectations, and a time to inventory our blessings. With personal anecdotes,... more...

  • Feminist Success Stories - Célébrons nos réussites féministesby Karen A. Blackford; Marie-Luce Garceau; Sandra Kirby

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.44

    Abuses by international corporations, withdrawal of social services and implementation of regressive legislation continue to impoverish women and reduce the quality of their everyday lives: women have reason to be demoralized. Recognizing this challenging and difficult situation, this volume reviews women's successes at feminizing Canadian institutions.... more...

  • Feminist Nightmares: Women At Oddsby Susan Ostrov Weisser

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 27.00

    Though all women are women, no woman is only a woman, wrote Elizabeth Spelman in The Inessential Woman . Gone are the days when feminism translated simply into the advocacy of equality for women. Women's interests are not always aligned; race, class, and sexuality complicate the equation. In recent years, feminist ideologies have become increasingly... more...

  • Genderby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1983; US$ 16.99

    The break with the past, which has been described by others as the transition to a capitalist mode of production, I describe here as the transition from the aegis of gender to the regime of sex.' Ivan Illich insists that we survey attitudes to male and female in both industrial society and its antecedents in order to recover a lost 'art of living'.... more...