Women's Studies

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.


Their Day in the Sun

Women of the Manhattan Project

Ruth H. Howes and Caroline C. Herzenberg

The hidden story of the contribution of women in the effort to develop the atomic bomb

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 44 halftones


Women Living with Self-Injury

Jane Wegscheider Hyman

A compassionate view of a stigmatized condition

248 pages | 6 x 9


Liberating Method

Feminism and Social Research

Marjorie L. DeVault

One researcher examines the dimensions of feminist research

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


Weaving Work and Motherhood

Anita Ilta Garey

A new understanding of working mothers

240 pages | 6 x 9


Doing What Had to Be Done

The Life Narrative of Dora Yum Kim

Soo-Young Chin

The history of Koreans in America as told through the remarkable life story of one Korean American woman

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure 19 halftones


Queer Family Values

Debunking the Myth of the Nuclear Family

Valerie Lehr

The flaw in the fight for gay and lesbian marriage

224 pages | 6 x 9


Midwifery and Childbirth in America

Judith Pence Rooks

The definitive account of the many forces that intersect over the issue of childbirth

576 pages | 7 x 10


Taking Time

Parental Leave Policy and Corporate Culture

Mindy Fried

How flexible is the American workplace in supporting the family needs of employees, when it involves the temporary loss of their labor?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Ecological Politics

Ecofeminists and the Greens

Greta Gaard

An illuminating account of two interconnected social movements from their grassroots origins in the 1970s to the 1996 Green presidential campaign

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


One-Eyed Science

Occupational Health and Women Workers

Karen Messing

A provocative look at why researchers are blind to the health problems of women workers

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.2 | 18 tables, 1 figs.


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.


Policing Women

The Sexual Politics of Law Enforcement and the LAPD

Janis Appier

How women expanded policework and unwittingly created the conditions for more aggressive policing

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 8 figs.


Misconceiving Mothers

Legislators, Prosecutors, and the Politics of Prenatal Drug Exposure

Laura E. Gómez

How public policy about reproduction and crime is made

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Searching for Safe Spaces

Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile

Myriam J. A. Chancy

In exile but finding no refuge, Afro-Caribbean women portray harsh lives

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftones