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The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
by Lynn Povich
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It was the 1960sandndash;andndash;a time of economic boom and social strife. Young women poured into the workplace, but the andldquo;Help Wantedandrdquo; ads were segregated by gender and the andldquo;Mad Menandrdquo; office culture was rife with sexual... (read more)

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Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers-An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers-An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
by Mike Edison
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A wild and uncompromising history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! is the first book to rip the sheet off of the sleazy myth-making machine of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and reveal the doomed history of Hefners... (read more)

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Protecting the Right to Choose
Protecting the Right to Choose
by Kate Michelman
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From the former president of NARAL Pro-Choice America comes a politically impassioned, thought-provoking, and timely narrative about a womans constitutional right to shape her own life. Catalyzed by a pre–Roe v. Wade abortion, which required... (read more)

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Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance
Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance
by Karlene Faith
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Winner of the VanCity Book Prize, Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance is the seminal book about womens imprisonment that helped spark examinations around the world into the special circumstances women face in prison, as well as the... (read more)

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Freudian Analysts/Feminist Issues
Freudian Analysts/Feminist Issues
by Judith M Hughes
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In this important book Judith M. Hughes makes a highly original case for conceptualizing gender identity as potentially multiple. She does so by situating her argument within the history of psychoanalysis.<P>Hughes traces a series of conceptual... (read more)

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Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body
Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body
by Barbara Thompson
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Black Womanhood examines an especially charged icon--the black female body--and contemporary artists' interventions upon historical images of black women as exotic Others, erotic fantasies, and supermaternal Mammies. Written by experts in African and... (read more)

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City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920
City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920
by Timothy Gilfoyle
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Winner of the Allan Nevins Prize of the Society of American Historians and the New York State Historical Association Manuscript Prize.... (read more)

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Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families
Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families
by Pamela Paul
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“Strips porn of its culture-war claptrap . . . Pornified may stand as a Kinsey Report for our time.”—San Francisco Chronicle Porn in America is everywhere—not just in cybersex and Playboy but in popular video games, advice columns... (read more)

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Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up
Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up
by Leah Odze Epstein
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Whether you drink it or not, alcohol is likely a potent part of your life: our culture is saturated in it. Ask any woman you know to tell you a drinking story, and shell come up with one—in fact, she may even come up with five. With friends and with... (read more)

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Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations
Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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"This woman is a major hero of our time." —Richard Dawkins Ayaan Hirsi Ali captured the world’s attention with Infidel, her compelling coming-of-age memoir, which spent thirty-one weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Now, in Nomad... (read more)

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The End of Men: And the Rise of Women
The End of Men: And the Rise of Women
by Hanna Rosin
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How to thrive in a relationship when youre the richer half For the top-earning woman, the rules are different. She faces a much higher risk for burnout, infidelity, and divorce. In this highly practical book, financial guru and media star Farnoosh Torabi&... (read more)

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The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam
The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the... (read more)

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College Girls: Bluestockings, Sex Kittens, and Co-Eds, Then and Now
College Girls: Bluestockings, Sex Kittens, and Co-Eds, Then and Now
by Lynn Peril
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A geek who wears glasses? Or a sex kitten in a teddy? This is the dual vision of the college girl, the unique American archetype born when the age-old conflict over educating women was finally laid to rest. College was a place where women found self... (read more)

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Feminist Philo and Science Fiction
Feminist Philo and Science Fiction
by Judith A Little
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This accessible and provocative collection of science fiction acquaints readers with cutting-edge gender controversies in moral and political philosophy. By imagining future worlds that defy our most basic assumptions about sex and gender, freedom and... (read more)

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Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women (Interpersonal Violence)
Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women (Interpersonal Violence)
by James Ptacek
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Despite significant accomplishments over the past 35 years, antiviolence activists know that justice for most abused women remains elusive. Most victims do not call the police or seek help from the courts, making it crucial to identify new ways for... (read more)

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War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War
War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War
by Ann Jones
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From the renowned authority on domestic violence, a startlingly original inquiry into the aftermath of wars and their impact on the least visible victims: women In 2007, the International Rescue Committee, which brings relief to countries in the wake of... (read more)

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Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith & Sexuality
Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith & Sexuality
by Sarah Husain
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A diverse collection of personal and political narratives and prose by Muslim women includes pieces by writers from a wide range of cultures and includes such tales as a woman's remembrance of a beloved cousin killed in a suicide bombing, a transsexual... (read more)

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This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor
This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor
by Susan Wicklund
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In This Common Secret Dr. Susan Wicklund chronicles her emotional and dramatic twenty-year career on the front lines of the abortion war. Growing up in working class, rural Wisconsin, Wicklund had her own painful abortion at a young age. It was not until... (read more)

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Devices and Desires: A History of Contraceptives in America
Devices and Desires: A History of Contraceptives in America
by Andrea Tone
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From thriving black market to big business, the commercialization of birth control in the United States In Devices and Desires, Andrea Tone breaks new ground by showing what it was really like to buy, produce, and use contraceptives during a century of... (read more)

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Bella Abzug: How One Tough Broad from the Bronx Fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, Pissed Off Jimmy Carter, Battled for the Rights o
Bella Abzug: How One Tough Broad from the Bronx Fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, Pissed Off Jimmy Carter, Battled for the Rights o
by Suzanne Levine
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"A remarkable work of oral history [and] a fond, provocative testament to a remarkable life."* “A fabulous read about a breed of politician now largely extinct . . . Levine and Thom have crafted a history that brings to life one of the great... (read more)

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