Women's Studies

"Other Sheep I Have"

The Autobiography of Father Paul M. Washington

Paul M. Washington with David Mcl. Gracie

An inner-city Episcopal priest shares a lifetime of fighting for civil and women's rights

280 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 29 halftones

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Accidental Immigrants and the Search for Home

Women, Cultural Identity, and Community

Carol E. Kelley

Reveals how four women with very different stories seek a sense of belonging, identity and home through the lifelong process of immigration

190 pages | 6 x 9

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Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses

Edited by Catherine Kaukinen, Michelle Hughes Miller, and Ráchael A. Powers

What we know, what we are doing, and how we can improve our prevention of and response to violence against women on college campuses

354 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 line drawings, 3 halftones

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An American Feminist in Palestine

The Intifada Years

Sherna Berger Gluck

A personal journey forces the author to confront her Jewish identity and Western feminism

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 figures, 5 maps

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Anna May Wong

Performing the Modern

Shirley Jennifer Lim

How Anna May Wong’s work shaped racial modernity and made her one of the most significant actresses of the twentieth century

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 halftones

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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

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Are You Two Sisters?

The Journey of a Lesbian Couple

Susan Krieger

Authored by one of the most respected figures in the field of personal ethnographic narrative, this book serves as both a memoir and a sociological study, telling the story of one lesbian couple’s lifelong journey together

326 pages | 6 x 9

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Arms and the Enlisted Woman

Judith Hicks Stiehm

Explore the experience of American women in the military

352 pages | 16 figures

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Asian American Women's Popular Literature

Feminizing Genres and Neoliberal Belonging

Pamela Thoma

How Asian American women writers mobilize popular genres of literature to imagine new forms of citizenship in a neoliberal society

236 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 halftones

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Before Roe

Abortion Policy in the States

Rosemary Nossiff

A groundbreaking look at abortion politics among parties and interest groups

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman

Voice and the Embodiment of a Costly Performance

Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant

Explores the restrictive myth of the strong black woman through interviews, revealing the emotional and physical toll this “performance” can have

194 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Between Women

Domestics and Their Employers

Judith Rollins

A study of the unique relationship between women employers and employees

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Black Venus 2010

They Called Her "Hottentot"

Edited by Deborah Willis

Analyzing contemporaneous and contemporary works that re-imagine the “Hottentot Venus”

288 pages | 7 x 10 | 42 duotones

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Black Women Writing Autobiography

A Tradition Within a Tradition

Joanne M. Braxton

Argues for a corrective to both black and feminist literary criticism

240 pages | 5 x 8

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Body Language

Sisters in Shape, Black Women's Fitness, and Feminist Identity Politics

Kimberly J. Lau

How Black women's engagement in improving health and fitness raises questions about feminism and the construction of black female identity

204 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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