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No longer active.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. 

Women of Color in U.S. Society

Maxine Baca Zinn, and Bonnie Thorton Dill

Women of color articulate shared experiences of subordination and survival

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 tables


Women of Japan and Korea

Continuity and Change

edited by Joyce Gelb and Marian Lief Palley

Original research on the changing roles of women in Japan and Korea

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables, 8 figs.


Women of the New Right

Rebecca E. Klatch

264 pages


Women of the Upper Class

Susan Ostrander

Although these women are economically and socially powerful, they are for the most part unliberated

190 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Women Reformed, Women Empowered

Poor Mothers and the Endangered Promise of Head Start

Lynda J. Ames and Jeanne Ellsworth

Revealing stories about the ways in which social programs help and harm women struggling to change their lives

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Women's Movements of the United States and Western Europe

Consciousness, Political Opportunity, and Public Policy

Edited by Carol McClurg Mueller, and Mary Fainsod Katzenstein

Fills a gap in feminist scholarship by focusing on women’s movements and the different opportunities their political environments provide

366 pages | 6 x 9


Women's Political Voice

How Women are Transforming the Practice and Study of Politics

Janet A. Flammang

A new feminist approach to political science and politics

480 pages | 6 x 9


Women, International Development, and Politics

The Bureaucratic Mire

Edited by Kathleen Staudt

New edition reflects the intensified interest in women's empowerment in developing countries demonstrated by the Beijing Conference

356 pages | 6 x 9


Women, Islam and the State

Deniz Kandiyoti

Examines the relationship between Islam, the nature of state projects, and the position of women in the modern nation states of the Middle East and South Asia

256 pages