Women's Studies

Mothers, Daughters, and Political Socialization

Two Generations at an American Women's College

Krista Jenkins

Shedding new light on the political socialization of American women

178 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables


Just Who Loses?

Discrimination in the United States, Volume 2

Samuel R Lucas

A rich vein of data that lays bare pervasive discriminatory environments and their systemic consequences for "targets and non-targets" of discrimination.

370 pages | 6 x 9 | 24 tables, 73 figures


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


On Intellectual Activism

Patricia Hill Collins

From the author of the classic Black Feminist Thought, a book on the nature and value of the public intellectual

278 pages | 6 x 9


Selecting Women, Electing Women

Political Representation and Candidate Selection in Latin America

Magda Hinojosa

Offers an analytic framework to show how the process of candidate selection often limits the participation of women in various Latin American countries.

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 10 figures


Suspect Citizens

Women, Virtue, and Vice in Backlash Politics

Jocelyn M. Boryczka

Groundbreaking study of how concepts of virtue and vice are used to deny American women full political rights

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25



Female Fandom in the United States

Andrei S. Markovits and Emily K. Albertson

How women gain respect as fans in the world of sports

268 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure


Laotian Daughters

Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice

Bindi Shah

How environmental activism in youth shapes political engagement and citizenship for Laotian American women

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table


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


Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States

Lan Dong

Heroic women warriors as reflections of social and moral values

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 26 halftones, 1 map


Pushing for Midwives

Homebirth Mothers and the Reproductive Rights Movement

Christa Craven

A history of the re-emergence of midwifery in America

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 2 halftones


The Politics of State Feminism

Innovation in Comparative Research

Dorothy E. McBride and Amy G Mazur

Addressing essential questions of women's movement activism and political change in Western democracies

318 pages


The Physician's Hand

Work Culture and Conflict in American Nursing

Barbara Melosh

Recasts nursing history and places it in the context of women’s history, medical history, and sociology

240 pages

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


DES Daughters

Embodied Knowledge and the Transformation of Women's Health Politics

Susan E. Bell

How a DES catastrophe created the feminist health movement

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 halftones