Women's Studies

Individual Voices, Collective Visions

Fifty Years of Women in Sociology

Edited by Sarah Fenstermaker, and Ann Goetting

Original essays by eighteen senior women sociologists on their diverse personal histories and professional experiences

376 pages | 6 x 9


Women Resisting AIDS

Feminist Strategies of Empowerment

Edited by Beth E. Schneider and Nancy Stoller

Original essays discuss the increasingly rapid spread of AIDS among women, including the responses of women of color, lesbians, and low-income women

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 6 figs.


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


Patriarchy on the Line

Labor, Gender, and Ideology in the Mexican Maquila Industry

Susan Tiano

Women working in U.S.-owned border factories transform their roles in the economy and culture

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 37 tables, 5 figs.


Global Production

The Apparel Industry in the Pacific Rim

Edited by Edna Bonacich, Lucie Cheng, and Paul Ong

Pacific Rim scholars look at globalization's impact on international economics

400 pages | 6 x 9 | 36 tables, 7 figs.


Not June Cleaver

Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945-1960

Edited by Joanne Meyerowitz

A denouncement of the housewife stereotype imposed on post-World War II women

424 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 12 halftones


"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


Why Women are Oppressed

Anne G. Jónasdóttir

A feminist of international standing strives toward a theory about the web of relations between the sexes

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables


Women of Color in U.S. Society

Maxine Baca Zinn, and Bonnie Thorton Dill

Women of color articulate shared experiences of subordination and survival

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 tables


Technology Assessment

A Feminist Perspective

Janine Marie Morgall

How gender analysis should inform technology assessment

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


Latina Politics, Latino Politics

Gender, Culture, and Political Participation in Boston

Carol Hardy-Fanta

Political organizing by men and women in Boston's Latino community

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 figs.


Feminist Legal Theory


Edited by D. Kelly Weisberg

Comprehensive discussions of theoretical issues regarding law and gender

640 pages | 7 x 10


Earth Muse

Feminism, Nature, and Art

Carol Bigwood

A philosopher denounces the suppression of the feminine in Western culture

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 figs.



Greta Gaard

Feminist scholars and activists explore the relationships among humans, animals, and the natural environment

304 pages | 6 x 9


Hope and Dignity

Older Black Women of the South

Narrator Emily Herring Wilson Photographs by Susan Mullally Clark

Twenty heart-felt narratives of survival and courage

224 pages | 7 x 9 | 40 halftones