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  • The Ethics of Vulnerabilityby Erinn Gilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.11

    As concerns about violence, war, terrorism, sexuality, and embodiment have garnered attention in philosophy, the concept of vulnerability has become a shared reference point in these discussions. As a fundamental part of the human condition, vulnerability has significant ethical import: how one responds to vulnerability matters, whom one conceives... 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...

  • Analyzing Oppressionby Ann E. Cudd

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 46.99

    Analyzing Oppression presents a new, integrated theory of social oppression, which tackles the fundamental question that no theory of oppression has satisfactorily answered: if there is no natural hierarchy among humans, why are some cases of oppression so persistent? Cudd argues that the explanation lies in the coercive co-opting of the oppressed... more...

  • The Feminist Mistakeby Mary A. Kassian

    Crossway 2005; US$ 21.99

    Can feminism be squared with the Bible? Kassian meets this question head-on with a thorough and balanced inquiry into the history of feminism followed by a biblical, point-by-point critique of feminist movement. 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$ 0.00

    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$ 14.99

    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...

  • Manifesta [10th Anniversary Edition]by Jennifer Baumgardner; Amy Richards

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 12.60

    In the year 2000, girl culture was clearly ascendant. From Lilith Fair to Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the WNBA, it seemed that female pride was the order of the day. Yet feminism was also at a crossroads; "girl power" feminists were obsessed with personal empowerment at the expense of politics, while political institutions such as Ms. and NOW had... more...