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Mothering in East Asian Communities: Politics and Practices

by Patti Duncan & Gina Wong

In Mothering in East Asian Communities, Duncan and Wong seamlessly rupture a homogenous identity category-that of the "tiger mom." The editors invoke the works of diverse contributors who critically challenge...


On Huron's Shore

by Marilyn Gear Pilling

Marilyn Gear Pilling brilliantly displayed her competence in describing women in My Nose is a Gherkin Pickle Gone Wrong (1996). Showing them "in all their nakedness ... the voice is neither sentimental nor fussy,...


Stay-At-Home Mothers: Dialogues and Debates

by Elizabeth Reid Boyd & Gayle Letherby

This book includes a remarkably diverse range of voices and perspectives on the under-researched topic of mothers electing to stay at home to care for their children or returning home after being in the paid...


The New Urban Sociology

by Ray Hutchison, Mark Gottdiener & Michael T. Ryan

This groundbreaking text, now in its fifth edition, utilizes an integrated sociospatial paradigm to consider the role of race, class, gender, environment, economics, culture, and politics on the development...


I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli

by Andrea Pakieser

The life and words of an Italian feminist and firebrand.


Talk Dirty to Me

by Sallie Tisdale

We live in a world in which almost every public image—every interaction—carries an element of sexual desire. And yet it is nearly impossible for us to talk openly and honestly about sex. Talk Dirty to Me...


Jacket # 3 Part 1

by John Strickland

"John Strickland's Best Story to Date" "Layer after Layer are Pulled Back to Expose Character Souls and Truths" John Strickland is back! This time the master of the straitjacket story takes us on a new journey...


Sister to Sister

by Patricia Foster

Sister to Sister includes essays and stories by:

Meena Alexander

Robin Behn

Louise DeSalvo

Erika Duncan

Maria Flook

Patricia Foster

Bonnie Friedman

Donna Gordon

Lucy Grealy

Joy Harjo

Bell Hooks

Pam Houston

Jesse Lee Kercheval...


A Miracle Every Day

by Marita Golden

A Miracle Everyday takes an illuminating and intimate look at flourishing single-mother families. Single motherhood and the children of single mothers have been the subject of overwhelmingly negative statistical...


Skin Deep: Black Women & White Women Write About Race

by Marita Golden & Susan Shreve

Candid, poignant, provocative, and informative, the essays and stories in Skin Deep explore a wide spectrum of racial issues between black and white women, from self-identity and competition to childrearing...


Minding the Body

by Patricia Foster

A mulitcultural anthology of fiction and  non-fiction literary narratives which addresses the  psychological and political aspects of a woman's body in  today's culture. An important and much-needed  book...


The Bullet Meant for Me

by Jan Reid

On April 20, 1998, Jan Reid was shot during a robbery in Mexico City, where he had gone to watch his friend, the boxer Jesus Chavez, fight. In The Bullet Meant for Me, Reid powerfully recounts his ordeal, the...


Indian Tales of North America: An Anthology for the Adult Reader

by Tristam P. Coffin

This collection of folktales, originally published in 1961, presents stories from a wide range of North American indigenous peoples. The stories are grouped into three categories: "The Way the World Is," "What...


Peasants in Revolt: A Chilean Case Study, 1965-1971

by James Petras, Hugo Zemelman Merino & Thomas Flory

Based on extended interviews at the Culiprán fundo in Chile with peasants who recount in their own terms their political evolution, this is an in-depth study of peasants in social and political action. It deals...


Masculinity and Femininity: Their Psychological Dimensions, Correlates, and Antecedents

by Janet T. Spence & Robert L. Helmreich

Many societies assign sharply distinguished roles to men and women. Personality differences, as well as physical differences, between men and women are used to justify these different sex roles, and women are...


Negro Militia and Reconstruction

by Otis A. Singletary

Much of the violence that characterized Reconstruction was directly associated with the Negro militia movement organized by Radical politicians to support their precarious regimes in Southern states. This book...


Religion Italian Style: Continuities and Changes in a Catholic Country

by Franco Garelli

This book argues that the relationship between religion and society in Italy has unique characteristics when compared with what is happening in other European Catholic Countries. Exploring key topics and religious...


Contemporary Sociological Thinkers and Theories

by Sandro Segre

In this volume Sandro Segre provides a comprehensive overview of the major theoretical perspectives in contemporary sociology. The perspectives are divided into four sections: Interpretative Sociology; Structuralist...


Sport, Gender and Power: The Rise of Roller Derby

by Adele Pavlidis & Simone Fullagar

As a new breed of lifestyle sport enthusiasts 'derby grrrls' are pushing the boundaries of gender as they negotiate the nexus of pleasure, pain and power relations. Offering a socio-cultural analysis of the...


Muslim Citizens in the West: Spaces and Agents of Inclusion and Exclusion

by Samina Yasmeen & Nina Markovic

Drawing upon original case studies spanning North America, Europe and Australia, Muslim Citizens in the West explores how Muslims have been both the excluded and the excluders within the wider societies in which...