Women's Studies

Home Bound

Growing Up with a Disability in America

Cass Irvin

Finding the way home without a map

232 pages | 6 x 9


Reclaiming Class

Women, Poverty, and the Promise of Higher Education in America

Edited by Sandra L Dahlberg and Vivyan C Adair

The double-edged impact of policy and education in the lives of poor women

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 1 figs.


Hitler's Heroines

Stardom and Womanhood in Nazi Cinema

Antje Ascheid

The brightest stars in fascist films

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 37 halftones



Hispanic and U.S. Latina Lesbian Expression

Edited by Lourdes Torres, and Inmaculada Pertusa

Latina and Latin American lesbian culture made visible

288 pages | 7 x 10


By Heart/De Memoria

Cuban Women's Journeys In and Out of Exile

edited by María de los Angeles Torres

Remembering with the heart events and people from our past

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 figures 35 halftones


The Package Deal

Marriage, Work, and Fatherhood in Men's Lives

Nicholas W. Townsend

A book about understanding men's lives in the modern world

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 1 figs.



A Political Autobiography

Gerda Lerner

A beautifully written, dramatic memoir from one of women's history's founders

408 pages | 7 x 10 | 24 halftones


Democratic Theorizing from the Margins

Marla Brettschneider

A clear account of the lessons and theories of democratic culture

272 pages | 6 x 9


Moving Up and Out

Poverty, Education, and the Single Parent Family

Lori Holyfield

Focusing on single women with children in poverty and the obstacles they encounter in trying to change their lives and class position

184 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 8 tables


The Paradox of Natural Mothering

Chris Bobel

An intimate view of the family next door

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figs.


Dark Continent of Our Bodies

Black Feminism and the Politics of Respectability

E. Frances White

A spirited and provocative engagement of black feminism

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Cheap Amusements

Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-Century New York

Kathy Peiss

The dilemmas of work and leisure for women at the turn-of-the-century

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Women in 1900

Gateway to the Political Economy of the 20th Century

Christine E. Bose

An exploration of women's place in the U.S. political economy

272 pages | 5 x 8 | 2 maps


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


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.