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Pro Signed Edition
Pro Signed Edition
by Katha Pollitt
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“In this powerful pro-choice treatise, Pollitt, the well-known feminist, poet, and award-winning columnist for the Nation, expertly lays out why she supports a woman's right to decide whether to end a pregnancy.” Booklist (starred review)... (read more)

Available October 23, 2014
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Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--And What We Can Do about It
Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--And What We Can Do about It
by Kate Harding
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Dominique Strauss-Kahns arrest. Congressman Todd Akins “legitimate” gaffe. The alleged rape crew of Steubenville, Ohio. Sexual violence has been so prominent in recent years that the feminist term “rape culture” has finally entered... (read more)

Available September 2015
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The Global Sex Trade: Economics, Policy and the State (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
The Global Sex Trade: Economics, Policy and the State (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
by Karie A. Gubbins
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Trafficking of women for commercial sex is the fastest growing transnational criminal phenomenon. The Global Sex Trade looks at the reality behind this shocking fact, showing how this situation has come about and how it can be changed. In a distinctive... (read more)

Available November 26, 2015
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Glass Ceiling in Chinese and Indian Boardrooms: Women Directors in Listed Firms in China and India (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
Glass Ceiling in Chinese and Indian Boardrooms: Women Directors in Listed Firms in China and India (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
by Alice De Jonge
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Glass Ceiling in Chinese and Indian Boardrooms is about the presence, role and status of women on the boards of listed firms in India and China. There is increasing awareness of the need to ensure at least a minimum level of gender equity in... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Women and Socialism (Revised and Updated Edition): Marxism, Feminism, and Women's Liberation
Women and Socialism (Revised and Updated Edition): Marxism, Feminism, and Women's Liberation
by Sharon Smith
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Thirty years have passed since the heyday of the women's liberation movement, yet women remain without equal rights while feminist thought has shifted steadily rightward. This fully updated collection of essays examines these issues from a Marxist... (read more)

Available March 2015
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The Global Sex Trade: Economics, Policy and the State (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
The Global Sex Trade: Economics, Policy and the State (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
by Karie A. Gubbins
Publisher Comments
Trafficking of women for commercial sex is the fastest growing transnational criminal phenomenon. The Global Sex Trade looks at the reality behind this shocking fact, showing how this situation has come about and how it can be changed. In a distinctive... (read more)

Available November 26, 2015
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Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?: The Evolution of Sex and Gender
Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?: The Evolution of Sex and Gender
by Lewis Wolpert
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How different are men and women, really? Controversy surrounds the question and makes uncovering the answers—based in evolution, genetics, and biology—increasingly difficult. Still, significant differences between the sexes are... (read more)

Available November 2014
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The Business of Sex
The Business of Sex
by Laxmi Murthy
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Mainstream feminist discourse has failed to fully engage with commercial sex work. In a series of groundbreaking, previously unpublished essays, The Business of Sex corrects this lacuna. Moving beyond the traditional feminist focus on slavery and... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Reconfiguring Reproduction: Feminist Health Perspectives on Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Reconfiguring Reproduction: Feminist Health Perspectives on Assisted Reproductive Technologies
by Sarojini N
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Whether it is in-vitro fertilization, sperm injection, surrogacy, cryopreservation, or intrauterine insemination, assisted reproductive technology (ART) has revolutionized our understanding of pregnancy, birth, infertility, and womens bodies. Viewed by... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Women, Politics, and Governance in West Europe
Women, Politics, and Governance in West Europe
by Beckwith
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This book employs a gendered comparative analysis of women in multiple West European nations. Focusing on women's mass-level participation in national politics, their engagement in social movements, their involvement in party politics, and their... (read more)

Available December 3, 2014
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The International Bill of Rights for Women: The Impact of the Cedaw Convention
The International Bill of Rights for Women: The Impact of the Cedaw Convention
by Andrew Byrnes
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This book provides a detailed guide to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The convention is one of the principal human rights treaties adopted by the United Nations and has been described as an... (read more)

Available June 2015
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The Bones and Breath: A Man's Guide to Eros, the Sacred Masculine, and the Wild Soul
The Bones and Breath: A Man's Guide to Eros, the Sacred Masculine, and the Wild Soul
by L. R. Heartsong
Available October 2014
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The Medium Is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects - Centennial Facsimile Edition
The Medium Is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects - Centennial Facsimile Edition
by Marshall Mcluhan
Available October 2014
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Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
by Debora L. Spar
Available October 7, 2014
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Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture
Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture
by Raka Shome
Available October 2014
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The Remaking of Social Contracts: Global Feminists in the 21st Century
The Remaking of Social Contracts: Global Feminists in the 21st Century
by Gita Sen
Available October 11, 2014
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Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman
Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman
by Michele Wallace
Available June 9, 2015
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Redefining Manhood: A Guide for Men and Those Who Love Them
Redefining Manhood: A Guide for Men and Those Who Love Them
by Jim Pathfinder Ewing
Available April 2015
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Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence and Representation in Postcolonial India (Dissident Feminisms)
Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence and Representation in Postcolonial India (Dissident Feminisms)
by Deepti Misri
Available October 2014
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A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography
A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography
by Mireille Miller-young
Available October 2014
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