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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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Asking for It is not a fun book, but it is an important one. Harding presents stories and statistics exposing America's rape culture, showing that our unwillingness as a society to take rape seriously drastically affects victims as well as perpetrators... (read more)

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
by Jill Lepore
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A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story — and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is... (read more)

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No House to Call My Home: Love, Family, and Other Transgressions
No House to Call My Home: Love, Family, and Other Transgressions
by Ryan Berg
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In this lyrical debut, Ryan Berg immerses readers in the gritty, dangerous, and shockingly underreported world of homeless LGBTQ teens in New York. As a caseworker in a group home for disowned LGBTQ teenagers, Berg witnessed the struggles, fears, and... (read more)

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Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
by Jennifer Suchland
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Recent human rights campaigns against sex trafficking have focused on individual victims, treating trafficking as a criminal aberration in an otherwise just economic order. In Economies of Violence Jennifer Suchland directly critiques these explanations... (read more)

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Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
by Jennifer Suchland
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Recent human rights campaigns against sex trafficking have focused on individual victims, treating trafficking as a criminal aberration in an otherwise just economic order. In Economies of Violence Jennifer Suchland directly critiques these explanations... (read more)

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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. (edt)
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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)

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The Born Frees: Writing with the Girls of Gugulethu
The Born Frees: Writing with the Girls of Gugulethu
by Kimberly Burge
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A creative writing group unites and inspires girls of the first South African generation "born free."... (read more)

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Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law
Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law
by Dean Spade
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Revised and Expanded Edition Wait—what's wrong with rights? It is usually assumed that trans and gender nonconforming people should follow the civil rights and "equality" strategies of lesbian and gay rights organizations by agitating... (read more)

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Our Lives to Live: Putting a Woman's Face to Change in Singapore
Our Lives to Live: Putting a Woman's Face to Change in Singapore
by Edited By Kanwaljit Soin And Margaret Thomas.
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Women talk about women's roles, choices, and voices in Singapore 50 years after independence in a mix of styles--some scholarly and others personal, some provocative and others light hearted and even irreverent. Among the perspectives are preparing our... (read more)

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Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War
Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War
by Elaine F. Weiss
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Imagine a more controversial Rosie the Riveter—a generation older and more outlandish for her time. She was the “farmerette” of the Womans Land Army of America (WLA), doing a mans job on the home front during World War I. From 1917... (read more)

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Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment
Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment
by Chauntelle Tibbals
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"I was going to speak to the porn industry, both because it was made up of people who deserved to have their voices heard . . . and because no one else had the guts to."   In Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and... (read more)

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
by Jenny Nordberg
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JENNY NORDBERG is an award-winning journalist based in New York. A correspondent and columnist for Swedish national newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, she has a long record of investigative reports for, among others, The New York Times, where she... (read more)

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Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice (Dissident Feminisms)
Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice (Dissident Feminisms)
by Pascha Bueno-hansen
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In 2001, following a generation of armed conflict and authoritarian rule, the Peruvian state created a Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC). Pascha Bueno-Hansen places the TRC, feminist and human rights movements, and related non-governmental... (read more)

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Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements
Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements
by Dorothy Sue Cobble
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Eschewing the conventional wisdom that places the origins of the American women's movement in the nostalgic glow of the late 1960s, traces the beginnings of this seminal American social movement to the 1920s, in the process creating an expanded... (read more)

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Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
by Katha Pollitt
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Women in Dark Times
Women in Dark Times
by Jacqueline Rose
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Masculinities in the Making: From the Local to the Global
Masculinities in the Making: From the Local to the Global
by James W. Messerschmidt
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Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach
Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach
by Lori Kenschaft
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Covered in Ink: Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body (Alternative Criminology)
Covered in Ink: Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body (Alternative Criminology)
by Beverly Yuen Thompson
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Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India
Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India
by Latika Gupta
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