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Discussion in Contemporary Culture #0011: Constructing Masculinity
Discussion in Contemporary Culture #0011: Constructing Masculinity
by Maurice Berger
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This anthology takes us beyond the status of masculinity itself, questioning society's and the media's normative concepts of the masculine, and considering the extent to which men and women can transcend these stereotypes and prescriptions.... (read more)

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The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image
The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image
by Leonard Shlain
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Proposes, rather than argues closely, that the shift from apprehending the world from images to writing--especially alphabetic--contributed largely to the suppression of goddess worship and the decline in the status of women in society. Shlain is a... (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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South End Press Classics #5: Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
South End Press Classics #5: Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
by bell hooks
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Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center established bell hooks as one of feminism's most vital and influential voices. A new preface by the author introduces the second edition of this essential classic to a new generation of feminist readers, while... (read more)

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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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Young Men and Fire
Young Men and Fire
by Norman MacLean
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"Maclean is always with the brave young dead....They could not have found a storyteller with a better claim to represent their honor....A great book." James R. Kincaid, New York Times Book... (read more)

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A History of Women in America
A History of Women in America
by Carol Hymowitz
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Can't Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel
Can't Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel
by Jean Kilbourne
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Susan Faludi author of andlt;Iandgt;Backlashandlt;/Iandgt; Jean Kilbourne's work is pioneering and crucial to the dialogue of one of the most underexplored, yet most powerful, realms of American culture: advertising. We owe her a great debt.... (read more)

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When Everything Changed (10 Edition)
When Everything Changed (10 Edition)
by Gail Collins
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Gail Collins, New York Times columnist and bestselling author, recounts the astounding revolution in women's lives over the past 50 years, with her usual "sly wit and unfussy style" (People). When Everything Changed begins in 1960, when most American... (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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Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club
Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club
by Anne Allison
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Anne Allison is the Robert O. Keohane Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Professor of Women's Studies at Duke University.... (read more)

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I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman (Vintage)
I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman (Vintage)
by Nora Ephron
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"[S]parkling....[T]his collection is...a thoughtful concession to pre- and post-menopausal women (who else is there?)...who 'can't read a word on the pill bottle,'follow a thought to a conclusion, or remember the thought after not being able to read the... (read more)

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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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Moonrise: the Power of Women Leading From the Heart (10 Edition)
Moonrise: the Power of Women Leading From the Heart (10 Edition)
by Nina Simons
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Explores the flourishing, passionate forms of leadership emerging from women on behalf of the earth and community • Contains more than 30 essays from successful women leaders, including writers Alice Walker and Eve Ensler, psychiatrist Jean Shinoda... (read more)

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Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
by David Margolick
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American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach... (read more)

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In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development
In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development
by Carol Gilligan
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An important and original contribution to the understanding of human moral development in both men and women. Carol Gilligan writes with literary grace and a real sensitivity to the women she interviewed... Her book has important implications for... (read more)

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Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail
Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail
by Deborah Barndt
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Where does our food come from? And what impact does its production have on the earth, on the women workers who move it from field to table, and on all who eat it? Tangled Routes follows a corporate tomato from a Mexican field through the United States to... (read more)

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The Gendered Society
The Gendered Society
by Michael S. Kimmel
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Thoroughly updated throughout, the fourth edition of The Gendered Society explores current thinking about gender, both inside academia and in our everyday lives. Michael Kimmel challenges the claim that gender is limited to women's experiences--his... (read more)

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Self-Made Man: One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man
Self-Made Man: One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man
by Norah Vincent
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Norah Vincent’s first two books—the New York Times bestseller Self-Made Man and Voluntary Madness—were masterworks of immersion journalism. Now Vincent unleashes her considerable talents in a spellbinding novel that’s as... (read more)

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Sister Outsider : Essays and Speeches (84 Edition)
Sister Outsider : Essays and Speeches (84 Edition)
by Audre Lorde
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