Women in the Political Economy

No longer active. Women in the Political Economy, edited by Ronnie J. Steinberg, includes books on women and issues of work, family, social movements, politics, feminism, and empowerment. It emphasizes women's roles in society and the social construction of gender and also explores current policy issues like comparable worth, international development, job training, and parental leave. 

Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women's Lives

Sex, Violence, Work, and Reproduction

Edited by D. Kelly Weisberg

A comprehensive survey of the applications of feminist legal theory to specific areas of the law

1200 pages | 7 x 10


Doing Comparable Worth

Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

Joan Acker

The study of a large comparable worth project and of how gender and class dynamics influenced its outcome

272 pages | 6 x 9

Families in the U.S.

Kinship and Domestic Politics

Edited by Karen V. Hansen, and Anita Ilta Garey

Leading feminist scholars contemplate the complexity of today's American families

944 pages | 7 x 10 | 21 tables, 10 figs.


Feminist Generations

The Persistence of the Radical Women's Movement

Nancy Whittier

Conflict and cooperation between generations of radical feminists

320 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


Feminist Legal Theory


Edited by D. Kelly Weisberg

Comprehensive discussions of theoretical issues regarding law and gender

640 pages | 7 x 10


Feminist Organizations

Harvest of the New Women's Movement

Myra Marx Ferree, and Patricia Yancey Martin

Twenty-six original essays look at contemporary feminist organizations

488 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables


Identity Politics

Lesbian Feminism and the Limits of Community

Shane Phelan

Tracing the uneasy relationship of lesbian-feminism with the Women's Movement and gay rights groups

256 pages


Individual Voices, Collective Visions

Fifty Years of Women in Sociology

Edited by Sarah Fenstermaker, and Ann Goetting

Original essays by eighteen senior women sociologists on their diverse personal histories and professional experiences

376 pages | 6 x 9


Inside Agitators

Australian Femocrats and the State

Hester Eisenstein

A fiesty story of women entering Australia's government and successfully using state power for social change

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables


It's Our Military, Too!

Women and the U.S Military

Edited by Judith Hicks Stiehm

Women serve in, help finance, and give permission for the activities of this country's armed forces, yet those who serve remain unknown and those who are accountable often forget their responsibility

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 3 figures, 36 halftones


Job Queues, Gender Queues

Explaining Women's Inroads into Male Occupations

Barbara F. Reskin and Patricia A. Roos

A controversial interpretation of women's dramatic inroads into several male occupations

388 pages | 6 x 9


Just a Temp

Kevin D. Henson

Notes from the fringe of the modern economy

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Marriage in a Culture of Divorce

Karla B. Hackstaff

The experience of married life in different eras

292 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 1 figs.


Muchachas No More

Household Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean

Edited by Elsa M. Chaney and Mary Garcia Castro

An in-depth look at the sizeable population of women who are domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean

504 pages | 6 x 9


Negotiated Care

The Experience of Family Day Care Providers

Margaret K. Nelson

Explores the daily lives of family day care providers

400 pages