Knockout Narratives Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | January 19, 2015

    Ned Beauman: IMG The Powell's Playlist: Ned Beauman



    I did have a playlist that I listened to over and over again while I was writing Glow, but three years on I'm a bit bored of those songs, which got... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$12.00
List price: $22.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
1 Partner Warehouse General- General

Shout Out : Women of Color Respond To Violence (08 Edition)

by

Shout Out : Women of Color Respond To Violence (08 Edition) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Please note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.

Publisher Comments:

Shout Out was born of the hope that exists when women reach out to one another. Included are critical examinations, creative nonfiction, and poetry that explore a range of responses to the injustices that women worldwide sustain in their daily lives: physical abuse, murder, rape, poverty, and psychological terror.

Many of the contributors are living proof of the remarkable and inspiring work that individuals and organizations are doing to end war, rape, murder, slavery, sex trade, domestic violence, poverty, and other forms of oppression. Others chose to share their struggles, pain, and knowledge in order to educate and change the way women are maltreated.

Shout Out seeks to answer many questions, among them: How do so many women survive the violence of their daily lives? Where do they find hope? How can this violence still occur? This work gives voice to women whose stories are equally important they are difficult to fathom. The goal of collecting these expressions together is to open the dialogue and acknowledge the wrongdoing, and in so doing find out how we might enact change.

Review:

"This distressing anthology — equal parts manifesto, testimony and manual — gathers over 40 scholarly essays, spoken word pieces, poems and short memoirs about 'war, rape, murder, atrocities, slavery, sex trade, domestic violence, poverty, and other forms of oppression' faced by women of color around the globe. The first section of this neatly structured collection addresses domestic violence in the United States; the second shifts to the international sphere, while the third focuses on state-sanctioned and military violence against women. The heavily personal fourth section segues to an action-oriented concluding chapter. Particularly noteworthy is the original research of Hosai Ehsan's 'The Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Afghan Households' and of Nandini Gunewardena's 'Hidden Transcripts: Women's Suicide as Resistance in Sri Lanka.' Sharmila Lodhia offers a fresh perspective in 'Selective Storytelling: A Critique of U.S. Media Coverage Regarding Violence Against Indian Women,' as does Dai Sil Kim-Gibson in ''Comfort Women Want Justice, Not Comfort.' Activists provide useful, practical advice (e.g., Nalini Shekar and Mukta Sharangpani's 'Culture and Truth: Learning from a Transatlantic Trafficking Case.' This highly personal and political anthology will unsettle, inform and inspire feminists in particular. Artwork not seen by PW." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

About the Author

Maria Ochoa is a writer who teaches at San Jose State Univeristy in the Department of Social Science/Women's Studies Program. Maria's latest publications include Creative Collectives: Chicana Artists Working in Community She recently concluded an oral history project, funded by the Creative Work Fund, that focuses on the stories of Mexicans and African Americans, who between 1930 and 1960 lived in the rual town of Russell City, California. Maria was a contributor to the reference books, Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy and co-founded the Research Cluster for Study of Women of Color at UC Santa Cruz.

Barbara K. Ige is the NSF Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NSF AGEP) Program Director for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in Graduate Division at the University of California, Los Angeles. In every stage of her academic career, she has an continues to devote herself full time to diversifying the student population in higher education. She is a former faculty member in the Department of English at the University of Hawai'i, Manoa. Barbara is well regarded for her challenging and entertaining classes and mentorship of underrepresented students.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580052290
Author:
Ochoa, Mar
Publisher:
Seal Press (CA)
Editor:
Ochoa, Maria; Ige, Barbara K.
Editor:
Ochoa, Maria
Editor:
Ige, Barbara K.
Author:
Ige, Barbara K.
Author:
Ochoa, Maria
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Minority women
Subject:
Rape
Subject:
Abuse - General
Subject:
Violence in Society
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Family violence
Subject:
Sociology-Violence in Society
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 20 oz

Other books you might like

  1. Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female... Used Trade Paper $11.95
  2. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  3. Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman...
    New Trade Paper $15.95
  4. The Advocate Guide to Gay Men's... Used Trade Paper $9.50
  5. Transgender History (Seal Studies) New Trade Paper $14.95
  6. Transgender and HIV: Risks,... New Trade Paper $36.25

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Crime » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » Sex and Power
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » Violence in Society

Shout Out : Women of Color Respond To Violence (08 Edition) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$12.00 In Stock
Product details 432 pages Seal Press (CA) - English 9781580052290 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "This distressing anthology — equal parts manifesto, testimony and manual — gathers over 40 scholarly essays, spoken word pieces, poems and short memoirs about 'war, rape, murder, atrocities, slavery, sex trade, domestic violence, poverty, and other forms of oppression' faced by women of color around the globe. The first section of this neatly structured collection addresses domestic violence in the United States; the second shifts to the international sphere, while the third focuses on state-sanctioned and military violence against women. The heavily personal fourth section segues to an action-oriented concluding chapter. Particularly noteworthy is the original research of Hosai Ehsan's 'The Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Afghan Households' and of Nandini Gunewardena's 'Hidden Transcripts: Women's Suicide as Resistance in Sri Lanka.' Sharmila Lodhia offers a fresh perspective in 'Selective Storytelling: A Critique of U.S. Media Coverage Regarding Violence Against Indian Women,' as does Dai Sil Kim-Gibson in ''Comfort Women Want Justice, Not Comfort.' Activists provide useful, practical advice (e.g., Nalini Shekar and Mukta Sharangpani's 'Culture and Truth: Learning from a Transatlantic Trafficking Case.' This highly personal and political anthology will unsettle, inform and inspire feminists in particular. Artwork not seen by PW." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.