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Permitted and Prohibited Desires
Permitted and Prohibited Desires
by Anne Allison
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Anne Allison is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Duke University, and author of Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club (1994).... (read more)

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Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
by Camille Paglia
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On Liberty and the Subjection of Women
On Liberty and the Subjection of Women
by John Stuart Mill
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John Stuart Mill (1806-73) was educated by his father and through his influence obtained a clerkship at India House. He formed the Utilitarian Society which met to read and discuss essays, and in 1825 he edited Bentham’s Treatise upon Evidence. In... (read more)

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Second Sex (11 Edition)
Second Sex (11 Edition)
by Simone De Beauvoir
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Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir’s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness.  This long... (read more)

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Women Who Light the Dark
Women Who Light the Dark
by Paola Gianturco and Kravita N. Ramdas
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Written by Herself: Volume I: Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology
Written by Herself: Volume I: Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology
by Jill Ker Conway
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The Fat Studies Reader
The Fat Studies Reader
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Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology Winner of the 2010 Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Womens Studies from the Popular Culture Association We have all seen the segments on... (read more)

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Alice James: A Biography
Alice James: A Biography
by Jean Strouse
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The Jameses are perhaps the most extraordinary and  distinguished family in American intellectual life. Henry’s novels, celebrated as among the finest in the language, and William’s groundbreaking philosophical and psychological works... (read more)

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Taste of Power : a Black Woman's Story (92 Edition)
Taste of Power : a Black Woman's Story (92 Edition)
by Elaine Brown
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Technologies of the Gendered Body: Reading Cyborg Women
Technologies of the Gendered Body: Reading Cyborg Women
by Anne Balsamo
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This book takes the process of andquot;reading the bodyandquot; into the fields at the forefront of cultureandmdash;the vast spaces mapped by science and technologyandmdash;to show that the body in high-tech is as gendered as ever. From female body... (read more)

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I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
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Theo Waitley is a Nexus of Violence Thrust mid-year into a school for pilots far from the safe haven of her birth home on scholarly Delgado, young Theo Waitley excels in hands-on flying while finding that she's behind the curve in social intricacies as... (read more)

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A Question of Choice
A Question of Choice
by Sarah Weddington
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Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell
Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell
by Katherine Angel
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One of O Magazines Must-Read Books for June 2013 A provocative and personal meditation on sex, power, and female desire Todays women, were told, have more options in exercising their desire than ever before in history. And yet the way we talk... (read more)

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A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
by Jimmy Carter
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The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book... (read more)

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Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood
Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood
by Fatima Marnissi
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"”I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco...” So begins Fatima Mernissi in this exotic and rich narrative of a childhood behind the iron gates of a domestic harem. In Dreams of Trespass, Mernissi"... (read more)

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Feminine Mystique (01 Edition)
Feminine Mystique (01 Edition)
by Betty Friedan
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Landmark, groundbreaking, classic--these adjectives barely describe the earthshaking and long-lasting effects of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique. This is the book that defined "the problem that has no name," that launched the Second Wave of the... (read more)

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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less
by Terry Ryan
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"Inspirational." -- USA Today "Nabs first prize in the memoir genre." -- People (Book of the Week) "Unforgettable." -- San Francisco Chronicle "A good-natured memoir as compelling as a commercial jingle." -- O, The Oprah Magazine... (read more)

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Bitches, Bimbos and Ballbreakers: The Guerilla Girls' Illustrated Guide to Female Stereotypes
Bitches, Bimbos and Ballbreakers: The Guerilla Girls' Illustrated Guide to Female Stereotypes
by Guerilla Girls
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Whatever life a woman leads, from biker chick to society girl, there's a stereotype she'll have to live down. The Guerrilla Girls, notorious for their outrageous take on women's issues, now tackle the maze of stereotypes that follow women from cradle to... (read more)

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Fierce Attachments: A Memoir
Fierce Attachments: A Memoir
by Vivian Gornick
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Fierce Attachments I'm eight years old. My mother and I come out of our apartment onto the second-floor landing. Mrs. Drucker is standing in the open doorway of the apartment next door, smoking a cigarette. My mother locks the door and says to her, "What... (read more)

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When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present
by Gail Collins
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A Keepsake Edition of the national bestseller, now with space to preserve and share personal memories of the way things were. When Everything Changed begins in 1960, when most American women had to get their husbands' permission to apply for a credit... (read more)

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