Award-Winning Books: Women's Studies

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The Black Female Body

A Photographic History

Deborah Willis and Carla Williams

240 pages
9 x 12
26 color illustrations, 185 duotones

HC: 978-1-56639-928-9 $64.00 Jan 02

Finalist for the Publishers Marketing Association's Ben Franklin Award, Reference Category, 2003
Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2002
National Gold Ink Bronze Award, 2002

453 reg

Dangerous Passage

The Social Control of Sexuality in Women's Adolescence

Constance A. Nathanson

304 pages



PB: 978-1-56639-077-4 $27.95 Jan 93
HC: 978-0-87722-824-0 $77.50 Jun 91

Eliot Freidson Outstanding Book in Medical Sociology, American Sociological Association, 1993

1635 reg

Fireweed

A Political Autobiography

Gerda Lerner

408 pages
7 x 10
24 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-236-2 $29.95 Aug 03
HC: 978-1-56639-889-3 $76.50 Mar 02

Outstanding Achievement Recognition by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee, 2003
A BookSense top 76 pick in the category, "Life Stories of Some Famous and Not-So-Famous Women," March/April 2003
A PW Book of the Day, June 2002

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Street Woman

Eleanor M. Miller

216 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-0-87722-509-6 $32.95 Apr 87
HC: 978-0-87722-417-4 $34.95 Apr 86

Distinguished Scholar Award, American Sociological Association Criminology Section, 1987

1360 reg

Weaving Work and Motherhood

Anita Ilta Garey

240 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-700-1 $31.95 Jun 99
HC: 978-1-56639-699-8 $59.50 Jun 99
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0874-7 $31.95

William J. Goode Book Award, American Sociological Association Family Section, 2000