Women's Studies

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


We Can't Eat Prestige

The Women Who Organized Harvard

John Hoerr

The story of a 15-year fight to form a union of office and lab workers at Harvard University

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 halftones


Lesbian and Bisexual Identities

Constructing Communities, Constructing Selves

Kristin G. Esterberg

A revealing examination of how lesbian and bisexual women come to see themselves and what those identities mean to them

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 tables


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


Puerto Rican Women and Work

Bridges in Transnational Labor

Edited by Altagracia Ortiz

A comprehensive collection of interdisciplinary essays that traces the historical connections between women, work, and the different stages of capitalism in Puerto Rico

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 tables


Working in the Service Society

Edited by Cameron Lynne Macdonald, and Carmen Sirianni

A comprehensive analysis of the experiences of workers in various service-sector occupations to explore how the shift to a service-based economy fundamentally transforms the nature of work and the challenges of workplace empowerment in contemporary America

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


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


Lost Talent

Women in the Sciences

Sandra L. Hanson

Tackling the important questions about women's experiences in science and mathematics that previous research has left unanswered

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 tables, 17 figs.


The Unnatural Lottery

Character and Moral Luck

Claudia Card

A philosophical defense of the concept of moral luck as mediated by gender, race, social class, and sexual passions and an exploration of its implications for responsibility

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Women Reading Women Writing

Self-Invention in Paula Gunn Allen, Gloria Anzaldúa, and Audre Lorde

AnaLouise Keating

An examination of the work of three "out" lesbians of color and the ways they negotiate their private, public, and political worlds

256 pages | 5.2 x 8.25


Inside Agitators

Australian Femocrats and the State

Hester Eisenstein

A fiesty story of women entering Australia's government and successfully using state power for social change

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables


Living Rooms as Factories

Class, Gender, and the Satellite Factory System in Taiwan

Ping-Chun Hsiung

A detailed portrait and sophisticated analysis of married women working Taiwan's export factories

200 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 tables, 1 figure, 14 halftones


Degrees of Equality

The American Association of University Women and the Challenge of Twentieth-Century Feminism

Susan Levine

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 20 halftones


Women in the Latin American Development Process

Edna Acosta-Belén, and Christine E. Bose

The role of gender and politics in the ever-changing goals and effects of development

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 tables


Feminist Organizations

Harvest of the New Women's Movement

Myra Marx Ferree, and Patricia Yancey Martin

Twenty-six original essays look at contemporary feminist organizations

488 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables