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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...


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...


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...


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 now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific...


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

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...


Look Who's Laugh: Stud/Gender/C

by Finney

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Writing Academic Texts Differently: Intersectional Feminist Methodologies and the Playful Art of Writing

by Nina Lykke

This edited volume combines cutting-edge research on feminist and intersectional writing methodologies with explorations of links between academic and creative writing practices. Contributors discuss what it...


Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy: Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practice

by Lisa K. Taylor & Jasmin Zine

Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women's lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward...


Feminism, Gender and Universities: Politics, Passion and Pedagogies

by Miriam E. David

Drawing on the 'collective biography' of leading feminist scholars from around the world and current evidence relating to gender equality in education, this book employs methods including biographies, life histories,...


Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women

by Rebecca Traister

Journalist and Salon writer Rebecca Traister investigates the 2008 presidential election and its impact on American politics, women and cultural feminism. Examining the role of women in the campaign, from Clinton...


Women and the Family: Two Decades of Change

by Beth Hess & Marvin B Sussman

Despite the pervasive changes that have taken place in women's lives in the past twenty-five years--increased participation in the labor force, the attainment of higher levels of education, and higher salaries--comparable...


Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S.

by Mary Romero, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo & Vilma Ortiz

Challenging Fronteras reflects an important new wave of research that moves beyond sweeping generalizations that treat Latinos as a monolithic cultural group. This anthology focuses on the diversity of Latino...


Lesbian Communities: Festivals, RVs, and the Internet

by Esther D Rothblum & Penny Sablove

“I had just witnessed women who shingled their own roofs, drove eighteen-wheeler trucks, and built their own houses—as well as kept them clean and cooked a damn good meal. On women’s land I am a first-class...


Feminist Perspectives on Ethics

by Elizabeth Porter

Feminist Perspectives on Ethics is a unique guide to the development of feminist thought on ethics and moral agency. Each chapter offers a survey of feminist debates on key areas: the nature of feminist ethics;...


Feminist Perspectives on the Body

by Barbara Brook

Feminist Perspectives on the Body provides an accessible introduction to this extremely popular new area and is aimed at students from a variety of disciplines who are interested in gaining an understanding...