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MySearchLab provides students with a complete understanding of the research process so they can complete research projects confidently and efficiently. Students and instructors with an internet connection can visit www.MySearchLab.com and receive immediate access to thousands of full articles from the EBSCO ContentSelect database. In addition, MySearchLab offers extensive content on the research process itself—including tips on how to navigate and maximize time in the campus library, a step-by-step guide on writing a research paper, and instructions on how to finish an academic assignment with endnotes and bibliography.­

 

This important collection contains selections by twenty scholars who have won Woodrow Wilson Fellowships in Women¿s Studies over the last 30 years, and have helped establish and further women's studies; they write about the changes in their fields, their recent research, and the theoretical underpinnings of their work. A collection that shows how a feminist approach illuminates history, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, and art. This is an indispensable book for those who want to know what contemporary scholars can tell us about women¿s lives and notions of gender.

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.

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This important collection contains selections by twenty scholars who have won Woodrow Wilson Fellowships in Women¿s Studies over the last 30 years, and have helped establish and further women's studies; they write about the changes in their fields, their recent research, and the theoretical underpinnings of their work. A collection that shows how a feminist approach illuminates history, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, and art. This is an indispensable book for those who want to know what contemporary scholars can tell us about women¿s lives and notions of gender.

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THIS 12 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Investigations in Occultism Showing its Practical Value in Daily Life, by Rudolf Steiner. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1564597644.

Table of Contents

Introduction  by Anne Firor Scott. 

I. The Evolution of Economic and Political Citizenship for Women. 

1. Estelle B. Freedman, Beyond the Waves: Rethinking the History of Feminisms.

2. Beverly Guy-Sheftall, African Feminisms: the Struggle Continues

3. Antoinette Burton, Feminism, Empire, and the Fate of National Histories: The Case of Victorian Britain.

 

II. Gender Construction in Action.

1. Leila J.Rupp, When Women’s Studies Isn’t about Women: Writing About Drag Queens.

2. Caroline B. Brettell, Anthropology, Gender, and Narrative.

3. Sharon Marcus, The Queerness of Victorian Marriage Reform.

4. Deborah Epstein Nord, “Return from Exile”: Community, Nation, and Gender in George Eliot’s Fiction.

 

III. Labor, Class, and Space.

1. Jacqueline Jones, Writing Women’s History: What’s Feminism Got to Do with It?

2. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, “Independence Herself”: A New Spin on Old Stories about Household Production in Early New England.

3. Adela Pinch, Stealing Happiness: Women Shoplifters in Georgian England.

4. Shanshan Du, Gender Sharing of Labor: A Cross Cultural Perspective.

5. Felicity Callard, Understanding Agoraphobia: Women, Men, and the Historical Geography of Urban Anxiety.

 

IV. Rights, Reforms, and Welfare.

1. Miriam Cohen, The Politics of Gender and Schooling in the Progressive Era.

2. Felicia A. Kornbluh, Women’s History with the Politics Left IN:  Feminist Studies of the U.S.Welfare State.

3. Ellen R. Reese, Patriarchy, Racism, and Business Interests: Cross-Class Support for Welfare Entrenchment in the United States.

4. Myra Marx Ferree, Metaphors of Race and Class: Comparing German and American Racisms.

 

V. Knowledge Production.

1. Martha Nell Smith, Taking the “Man” Out of the Humanities: How Feminism and Technology Are Transforming the Discipline.

2. Michele Aina Barale: The Art of Darkness: Willa Cather’s Aesthetics.

3. Sabrina Barton, Feminist Film Theory and the Problem of Liking Characters.

4. Susan Casteras, Feminism and Art History: Past Achievements and New Directions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131850880
Author:
Berkin, Carol (edt)
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Pinch, Judith L.
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Berkin, Carol R.
Author:
Berkin, Carol
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Cram101 Textbook Reviews
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Appel, Carol
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Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Textbook Revie
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
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General
Subject:
Women's Studies
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Women scholars.
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
Education-General
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Trade paper
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Mysearchlab Series 15% Off
Publication Date:
May 2005
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 499 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.
"Synopsis" by , This important collection contains selections by twenty scholars who have won Woodrow Wilson Fellowships in Women¿s Studies over the last 30 years, and have helped establish and further women's studies; they write about the changes in their fields, their recent research, and the theoretical underpinnings of their work. A collection that shows how a feminist approach illuminates history, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, and art. This is an indispensable book for those who want to know what contemporary scholars can tell us about women¿s lives and notions of gender.
"Synopsis" by , THIS 12 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Investigations in Occultism Showing its Practical Value in Daily Life, by Rudolf Steiner. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1564597644.
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