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Feminist Studies


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Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983
Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983
by Barbara Kingsolver
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Holding the Line, Barbara Kingsolver's first non-fiction book, is the story of women's lives transformed by an a signal event. Set in the small mining towns of Arizona, it is part oral history and part social criticism, exploring the process of... (read more)

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Wages of Motherhood: Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917-1942
Wages of Motherhood: Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917-1942
by Gwendolyn Mink
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Entering the vigorous debate about the nature of the American welfare state, The Wages of Motherhood illuminates ways in which a "maternalist" social policy emerged from the crucible of gender and racial politics between the world wars. Gwendolyn Mink... (read more)

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If Women Ruled the World: How to Create the World We Want to Live In--Stories, Ideas, and Inspiration for Change
If Women Ruled the World: How to Create the World We Want to Live In--Stories, Ideas, and Inspiration for Change
by Sheila Ellison
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Women are simply not represented in leadership positions in government or corporate America. Nor are we adequately represented on the airwaves or the Op-Ed pages of our top newspapers. If Women Ruled the World aspires to right the imbalance by giving... (read more)

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Single Woman of a Certain Age: 29 Women Writers on the Unmarried Midlife - Romantic Escapades, Heavy Petting, Empty Nests, Shifting Shapes and Serene  Independence
Single Woman of a Certain Age: 29 Women Writers on the Unmarried Midlife - Romantic Escapades, Heavy Petting, Empty Nests, Shifting Shapes and Serene Independence
by Jane Ganahl
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Ganahl assembles a chorus of 38 sophisticated, edgy, and humorous voices who tackle the topic of being unmarried and in one's prime.... (read more)

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50 Ways to Improve Women's Lives: The Essential Guide for Achieving Health, Equality, and Success for All
50 Ways to Improve Women's Lives: The Essential Guide for Achieving Health, Equality, and Success for All
by Ncwo
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Written by nationally recognized women, the second book in MoveOn's 50 Ways to Love Your Country series is poised to again become an instrument for change and reinvigorate a movement. Contributors include Madeline Albright, Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan,... (read more)

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Hard Times Cotton Mill Girls: Personal Histories of Womanhood and Poverty in the South
Hard Times Cotton Mill Girls: Personal Histories of Womanhood and Poverty in the South
by Victoria Mor Byerly
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Speculum of the Other Woman (85 Edition)
Speculum of the Other Woman (85 Edition)
by Luce Irigaray
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Women and the Public Sphere in the Age of the French Revolution
Women and the Public Sphere in the Age of the French Revolution
by Joan Landes
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What Can She Know?: Feminist Theory and the Construction of Knowledge
What Can She Know?: Feminist Theory and the Construction of Knowledge
by Lorraine Code
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-338) and index.... (read more)

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Roar Softly and Carry a Great Lipstick: 28 Women Writers on Life, Sex, and Survival
Roar Softly and Carry a Great Lipstick: 28 Women Writers on Life, Sex, and Survival
by Autumn Stephens
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Twenty-five women writers, including Anne Lamott, Cynthia Heimel, Judith Newman, Mary Roach, Laura Fraser, and Edwidge Danticat, offer thoughts on coping with--and laughing about--life, love, sex, aging, and more.... (read more)

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A Sinner of Memory
A Sinner of Memory
by Melita Schaum
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In this collection of essays, poet and essayist Melita Schaum reflects on individual experience from the perspective of a wanderer in mid-journey: a woman in her 40s, traveler, writer, and self-styled seeker who finds herself flaunting the "system" and... (read more)

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