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Recent Titles in Women's Studies

Fall 2007

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Colonial Encounters among English and Palestinian Women, 1800 – 1948/ Stockdale, Nancy L. – Gainesville: University of Florida, 2007. (HQ 1728.5 .S76 2007)
On perceptions of Palestinian culture, particularly in religious contexts.

 Women’s Rights/ Thomsen, Natasha. – New York: Facts on File, 2007. (HQ 1236 .T46x 2007)
Global overview including primary documents, chronology, facts and figures, etc.

Feminisms in Geography: Rethinking Space, Place, and Knowledges/ edited by Pamela Moss. – Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008. (HQ 1233 .F47 2008)
Collection of new articles, 18 of 20 in English.

Lectures on the Psychology of Women/ edited by Joan C. Chrisler. – New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008. (HQ 1206 .L415 2008)
Collection of new essays.

New Politics of Gender Equality/ Squires, Judith. – Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007. (HQ 1236 .S72 2007)
Examines key strategies to promote women’s equality in the political sphere.

Feminist Legacy: The Rhetoric and Pedagogy of Gertrude Buck/ Bordelon, Suzanne. – Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007.  (HQ 1413 .B83 B67)
Analysis of Buck’s work within an historical context of social activism.

Women, Power and Politics/ Stevens, Anne. – Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007.
(HQ 1236 .S736 2007)
On women’s political activity in modern world and their broad social and economic impact.

Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies/ Heyes, Cressida J. – New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. (HQ 1190 H494 2007)
Previously published essays.

Feminism and the women’s movement in Malaysia: an Unsung Revolution/ Ng, Cecilia. – London: Routledge, 2006.  (HQ 1750.6 .N4 2006)
Describes the successes and challenges of women’s activism since the 1980’s.

Feminist Philosophy in Latin America and Spain/ edited by Maria Luisa Femenias. – Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007.  (HQ 1460.5 .F465x 2007)
Collection of new essays, translated from Spanish.

Gender Identity, Equity, and Violence: Multidisciplinary perspectives through service learning/ edited by Geraldine B. Stahly. – Dulles: Stylus Publishing, 2007. (HQ 1155 .G44 2007)

Everywhere/Nowhere: Gender Mainstream in Development Agencies/ Tiessen, Rebecca. – Bloomfield: Kumarian, 2007. (HQ 1237 .T54 2007)
Based on 10 years of research with NGO’s in Malawi and international NGO’s in Canada,

Multiculturalism without culture/ Phillips, Anne. – Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.
(HQ 1161 .P452 2007)
London School of Economics on cultural relativity, feminism, and critics of multiculturalism.

Gendering the State in the Age of Globalization: Women’s Movements and State Feminism in Postindustrial Democracies/ Haussman, Melissa.  – Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007.  (HQ 1236 .G4628 2007)
New collection of essays.

Gender and Democracy in Cuba/ Luciak, Ilja A. – Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007. (HQ 1236.5 .C9 L83 2007)
Discusses evolving role of women in Cuban politics.

Between Image and Identity: Transnational Fantasy, Symbolic Violence, and Feminist Misrecognition/ Eileraas, Karina. – New York: Lexington Books 2007. (HQ 1190 .E36 2007)
Examines various art forms used by women of the Maghreb and Southeast Asia.

Gendering Bodies/ Crawley, Sara L. – Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2008.
(HQ 1075.5 .U6 C73 2008)
Studies how the social world shapes our bodies and vice versa.

W Stands for Women: How the George W. Bush Presidency Shaped a New Politics of Gender/ edited by Michaele L. Ferguson. – Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. 
(HQ 1236.5 .U6 W2 2007)
Collection of new essays.

Body of War: Media, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Break-up of Yugoslavia/ Zarkov, Dubravka. – Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. (HQ 1715.5 .Z37 2007)
Traces links between war and press representations of ethnicity, gender and sexuality.

Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History/ Ulrich, Laurel.  –New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. (HQ 1121.U517 2007)
Considers how and under what circumstances women have made history.

Agenda Setting, the United Nations and NGO’s: Gender Violence and Reproductive Rights/ Joachim, Jutta.  – Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2007. (HQ 1236 .J63 2007)
Comparative and historical study of women’s organizing at the international level, focus on the 20th Century.

Price of gender Equality: Member States and Governance in the European Union/ Vleuten, Joanna Van Der.  – Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007. (HQ 1236.5 .E85 V54 2007)
Traces the making and implementation of equality policies since 1955.

Vicotian Woman’s place: Public Culture in the Nineteenth Century/ Morgan, Simon.  – London: I.B. Tauris, 2007.  (HQ 1593 .M67 2007)

Third Wave Feminism: a Critical Exploration/ edited by Stacy Gillis.  – Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007.  (HQ 1155 .T45 2007)
2002 Conference Papers.

Women, Marriage and Wealth: the Impact of Marital Status on the Economic Well-Being of Women through the Life Course/ Joyce, Joyce A.  – New York: Gordian Knot Books, 2007.  (HQ 1381 .J69x 2007)

Women’s Roles in Nineteenth-Century America/ Wayne, Tiffany K.  – Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2007.  (HQ 1418 .W39 2007)

Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England/ Marcus, Sharon. – Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.  (HQ 1599 .E5 M37 2007)
Offers paradigm for theorizing gender and sexuality.

Engendered Transitions: Women’s Mobilization, Institutions, and Gender Outcomes/ Waylen, Georgina.  – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.  (HQ 1236 .W398 2007)
Examines women’s role in democratization of developing countries since 1970.

Women and Leadership: Transfroming Visions and Diverse Voices/ edited by Jean Lau Chin.  – Malden: Blackwell, 2007.  (HQ 1111 .W72 2007)
Collection of new articles.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Feminist as Thinker: a Reader in documents and Essays/ edited by Ellen Carol Dubois.  – New York: New York University Press, 2007.  (HQ 1413 .S67 E55 2007)
Papers based on a 2002 conference, etc.

Identity and Networks: Fashioning Gender and Ethnicity across Cultures/ edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson.  – New York: Berghahn Books, 2007. (HQ 1206 .I54 2007)

Women, Politics, and Power: A Global Perspective/ Paxton, Pamela.  – Newbury Park: Pine Forge / Sage, 2007.  (HQ 1236 .P39 2007)

Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis/ edited by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber. – Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2007. (HQ 1180 .H35 2007)
Collection of new papers.

Mirror of Antiquity: American Women and the Classical Traditional, 1750-1900/ Winterer, Caroline.  – Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. (HQ 1418 .W56 2007)
Considers the influence of the classics on 18th Century American women.

Rural Gender Relations: Issues and Case Studies/ edited by Bettina B. Bock. – Wallingford: Cabi Publishing, 2006.  (HQ 1111 .R87 2006)
New essays on gender effects of transformation of agriculture and rural life.

Taking on the Big Boys: or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business, and the Nation/ Bravo, Ellen.  – New York: Feminist Press, 2007.  (HQ 1190 .B75 2007)
On the benefits of gender equality in all areas of life.

Feminist Research Practice: a Primer/ Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy.  – Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2007.  (HQ 1180 .H47 2007)

Economics of Gender/ Jacobsen, Joyce P.  – Malden: Blackwell, 2007.  (HQ 1381 .J33 2007)
Textbook—Advanced Undergraduate

Civilizing Women: British Crusades in Colonial Sudan/ Boddy, Janice Patricia.  – Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.  (HQ 1793.5 .B637)
Anthropologist’s study of efforts to stop female circumcision.

Selling Anxiety: How the News Media Scare Women/ Rivers, Caryl.  – Hanover: University Press of New England, 2007.  (HQ 1237.5 .U6 R58 2007)
Exposes the ways in which popular news media distort stories about women.

From Where We Stand: War, Women’s Activism and Feminist Analysis/ Cockburn, Cynthia.  – London: Zed Books, 2007.  (HQ 1236 .C54 2007)
Interview-based study of women activists from around the world.

From Patriarchy to Empowerment: Women’s Participation, Movements, and Rights in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia/ edited by Valentine M. Moghadam.  – Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2007.  (HQ 1726.5 .F76 2007)
2002 Conference papers.

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