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Counting on Marilyn Waring: New Advances in Feminist Economics

by Margunn Bjørnholt & Ailsa McKay

This edited volume maps new advances in theories and practices in feminist economics and the valuation of women, care and nature since Marilyn Waring's 1988 groundbreaking critique of the system of national...


The Music of Leaving

by Tricia McCallum

There is a music of leaving, as surely as there is that of arriving. And it is this distinct soulful music that we often hear, however faintly, in the background of our lives. McCallum's poems are about elephants...


Ethical Wisdom: The Search for a Moral Life

by Mark Matousek

Since the days of the first primitive tribes, we have tried to determine why one man is good and another evil. Mark Matousek arrives at the answer in Ethical Wisdom.

Contrary to what we've been taught in our...


Universal versus Disney: The Unofficial Guide to American Theme Parks' Greatest Rivalry

by Sam Gennawey

Universal Studios never really wanted to get into the theme park business. They wanted to be the anti-Disney. But when forced to do so, they did it in a big way. Despite the fits and starts of multiple owners,...


Psychedelics Encyclopedia

by Peter Stafford

Traces the history of the use of hallucinogenic drugs and discusses the psychological and physical effects of LSD, marijuana, mescaline, and other drugs.


Mothers, Mothering and Motherhood Across Cultural Differences: A Reader

by Andrea O'Reilly

Mothers, Mothering and Motherhood across Cultural Differences, the first-ever Reader on the subject matter, examines the meaning and practice of mothering/ motherhood from a multitude of maternal perspectives....


Mothering in the Age of Neoliberalism

by Melinda Vandenbeld Giles

Neoliberal policies and austerity measures have unequivocally altered the landscape of women's lives globally. The most detrimental effect has been on mothers as they are faced with increasing responsibility...


Birth of the Uncool

by Madeline Walker

Birth of the Cool, a compilation album by jazz great Miles Davis, was released in 1957, the year before I was born. That album defined "cool jazz": elegant, distant, hip, and stylish. Davis and his eight co-...


Mothering and Psychoanalysis: Clinical, Sociological and Feminist Perspectives

by Petra Bueskens

"The collection of 23 essays provides an exciting snapshot of contemporary theorising on the maternal within psychoanalytic and social theory. The introduction serves as an excellent overview of this interdisciplinary...


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...