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Rebels in White Gloves: Coming of Age with Hillary's Class--Wellesley '69

by Miriam Horn

When the women of the Wellesley class of 1969 entered the ivory tower, they were initiated into a rarefied world. Many were daughters of privilege, many were going for their "MRS." But by the time they graduated...


Beyond the Ladies Lounge: Australia's Female Publicans

by Clare Wright

Clare Wright's award-winning research challenges the myth that the Australian pub is a male domain, revealing the enduring and dynamic presence of female publicans behind the bar. Wright takes the reader on...


Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery

by bell hooks

In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females...


Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

by bell hooks

When Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center was first published in 1984, it was welcomed and praised by feminist thinkers who wanted a new vision. Even so, individual readers frequently found the theory "unsettling"...


In Our Time: Memoir of a Revolution

by Susan Brownmiller

There once was a time when the concept of equal pay for equal work did not exist, when women of all ages were "girls," when abortion was a back-alley procedure, when there was no such thing as a rape crisis...


Encouragement Makes Good Things Happen

by Theo Schoenaker

Available in English for the first time, Encouragement Makes Good Things Happen is a translation of the bestselling German book Mut Tut Gut. It describes a courageous and encouraging style of living and focuses...


Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice

by Alana Van Gundy & Victor Kappeler

The historical context of family violence is explored, as well as the various forms of violence, their prevalence in specific stages of life, and responses to it made by the criminal justice system and other...


Feminism: A Beginner's Guide

by Sally J. Scholz

Feminism is arguably the most significant social movement of the last century and it is far from over. Sally Scholz unravels the fascinating coalition of social and political causes, goals, and ideals that came...


Meat Market: Female Flesh Under Capitalism

by Laurie Penny

Modern culture is obsessed with controlling women's bodies. Our societies are saturated with images of unreal, idealised female beauty whilst real female bodies and the women who inhabit them are alienated from...


The Power of XX: The Female Bible

by Hannah A. Rokes

The Power of XX: The Female Bible revolutionizes the definition of female strength and its unshakable bond with nature and nature's power, debunking centuries of misinformation about male and female psyches...


Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth

by Carol J. Adams & Lori Gruen

Leading feminist scholars and activists as well as new voices introduce and explore themes central to contemporary ecofeminism.

Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth first offers...


Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India

by Amrita Pande

Surrogacy is India’s new form of outsourcing, as couples from all over the world hire Indian women to bear their children for a fraction of the cost of surrogacy elsewhere with little to no government oversight...


The Subject of Rosi Braidotti: Politics and Concepts

by Bolette Blaagaard & Iris van der Tuin

The Subject of Rosi Braidotti: Politics and Concepts brings into focus the diverse influence of the work of Rosi Braidotti on academic fields in the humanities and the social sciences such as the study and scholarship...


Feminisms in Social Work Research: Promise and Possibilities for Justice-Based Knowledge

by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe & Christina Gringeri

Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social...


Women's Oppression Today: The Marxist/Feminist Encounter

by Michele Barrett & Kathi Weeks

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In...


The Price You Pay: The Hidden Cost of Women's Relationship to Money

by Margaret Randall

In The Price We Pay, Margaret Randall interviews women from a wide range of economic, racial, and cultural backgrounds to reveal the role money plays in their lives. These women speak of their changing expectations...


Gender, Globalization, and Violence: Postcolonial Conflict Zones: Postcolonial Conflict Zones

by Sandra Ponzanesi

This wide-ranging collection of essays elaborates on some of the most pressing issues in contemporary postcolonial society in their transition from conflict and contestation to dialogue and resolution. It explores...


Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Mental Health

by Robin M Mathy & Shelly K Kerr

Examine the psychosocial factors that affect lesbian and bisexual women’s mental health

This essential guide presents up-to-date, evidence-based information that can be implemented to improve mental health...


God's Country: A Case Against Theocracy

by Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum & Sandy Rapp

Explore the influence of religion on the privacy rights of U. S. citizens in this controversial new book!Here is a compelling and controversial new book that explores the enormous political influence that some...


Feminist Perspectives on Environment and Society

by Beate Littig

For courses in Environmental studies, Environmental Sociology, Environmental geography and Development studies; Women's studies and Women's issues options on a wide variety of degree courses. Combining theory...