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Her Best-Kept Secret: Why Women Drink-And How They Can Regain Control
Her Best-Kept Secret: Why Women Drink-And How They Can Regain Control
by Gabrielle Glaser
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“Glaser has written an engaging account of women and drink, citing fascinating studies about modern stressors…and evidence that some problem drinkers can learn moderation….Bound to stir controversy” (People). In Her Best-Kept... (read more)

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Abortion in the American Imagination: Before Life and Choice, 1880-1940 (American Literatures Initiative)
Abortion in the American Imagination: Before Life and Choice, 1880-1940 (American Literatures Initiative)
by Karen Weingarten
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 The public debate on abortion stretches back much further than Roe v. Wade, to long before the terms “pro-choice” and “pro-life” were ever invented. Yet the ways Americans discussed abortion in the early decades of the... (read more)

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Abortion in the American Imagination: Before Life and Choice, 1880-1940
Abortion in the American Imagination: Before Life and Choice, 1880-1940
by Karen Weingarten
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 The public debate on abortion stretches back much further than Roe v. Wade, to long before the terms “pro-choice” and “pro-life” were ever invented. Yet the ways Americans discussed abortion in the early decades of the... (read more)

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War Echoes: Gender and Militarization in U.S. Latina/O Cultural Production
War Echoes: Gender and Militarization in U.S. Latina/O Cultural Production
by Ariana E. Vigil
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 War Echoes examines how Latina/o cultural production has engaged with U.S. militarism in the post–Viet Nam era. Analyzing literature alongside film, memoir, and activism, Ariana E. Vigil highlights the productive interplay among social... (read more)

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The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898 (Gender and American Culture)
The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898 (Gender and American Culture)
by Lisa Tetrault
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The story of how the women's rights movement began at the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 is a cherished American myth. The standard account credits founders such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott with defining and then... (read more)

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Femen
Femen
by Femen (cor)
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'Ukraine is not a brothel!' This was the first cry of rage uttered by Femen during Euro 2012.Bare-breasted and crowned with flowers, perched on their high heels, Femen transform their bodies into instruments of political expression through slogans and... (read more)

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War Echoes: Gender and Militarization in U.S. Latina/O Cultural Production
War Echoes: Gender and Militarization in U.S. Latina/O Cultural Production
by Ariana E. Vigil
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 War Echoes examines how Latina/o cultural production has engaged with U.S. militarism in the post–Viet Nam era. Analyzing literature alongside film, memoir, and activism, Ariana E. Vigil highlights the productive interplay among social... (read more)

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Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the Politics of National Security, 1940-1980 (Gender and American Culture)
Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the Politics of National Security, 1940-1980 (Gender and American Culture)
by Laura Micheletti Puaca
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This compelling history traces contemporary feminist interest in science to the World War II and early Cold War years. During a period when anxiety about America's supply of scientific personnel ran high and when open support for women's rights generated... (read more)

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Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol
Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol
by Ann Dowsett Johnston
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In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking examination of a shocking yet little... (read more)

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Feminism as Life's Work: Four Modern American Women Through Two World Wars
Feminism as Life's Work: Four Modern American Women Through Two World Wars
by Mary K. Trigg
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With suffrage secured in 1920, feminists faced the challenge of how to keep their momentum going. As the center of the movement shrank, a small, self-appointed vanguard of “modern” women carried the cause forward in life and work. Feminism as... (read more)

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A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia
A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia
by Amelie Le Renard
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The cities of Saudi Arabia are among the most gender segregated in the world. In recent years the Saudi government has felt increasing international pressure to offer greater roles for women in society. Implicit in these calls for reform, however, is an... (read more)

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Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall: How I Learned to Love My Body by Not Looking at It for a Year
Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall: How I Learned to Love My Body by Not Looking at It for a Year
by Kjerstin Gruys
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A scholar and bride-to-be spends a year without mirrors to get a better view of what really matters When Kjerstin Gruys became engaged, she was thrilled—until it was time to shop for a wedding dress. Having overcome an eating disorder years before,... (read more)

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Dying Unneeded: The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality Crisis
Dying Unneeded: The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality Crisis
by Michelle A. Parsons
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How the country's mortality crisis is as much about how Russians live as about how they... (read more)

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Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the Globe
Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the Globe
by Ritu Sharma
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As the old axiom goes: “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.” But teach a woman to fish, and everyone eats for a lifetime. In this firsthand account, Ritu Sharma shares how women can, and... (read more)

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Women's Studies Quarterly #42: Debt: Numbers 1 & 2
Women's Studies Quarterly #42: Debt: Numbers 1 & 2
by Rosalind (edt) Petchesky
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How do we make sense of debt? What does it mean to live in a world of debt—whether you are a college student in the United States, a struggling farmer in India, a homeowner, or a country? WSQ investigates what happens when debt overwhelms moral... (read more)

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Hidden: Reflections on Gay Life, AIDS, and Spiritual Desire
Hidden: Reflections on Gay Life, AIDS, and Spiritual Desire
by Richard Giannone
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Hidden--Richard Giannone's searingly honest, richly insightful memoir--eloquently captures the author's transformation from a solitary gay academic to a dedicated caregiver as well as a sexually and spiritually committed man. Always alone, always fearful,... (read more)

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The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime (Oxford Handbooks)
The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime (Oxford Handbooks)
by Rosemary (edt) Gartner
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Women and Development in Africa
Women and Development in Africa
by Michael Kevane
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