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Exploring women's studies : looking forward, looking back

Author: Carol Berkin; Judith L Pinch; Carole S Appel
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2006.
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Contains selections by twenty scholars who have won Woodrow Wilson Fellowships in Womens Studies and the theoretical underpinnings of their work. This book is useful for upper/graduate-level Womens  Read more...

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Exploring women's studies.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2006
(OCoLC)652198305
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Berkin; Judith L Pinch; Carole S Appel
ISBN: 0131850881 9780131850880
OCLC Number: 57391427
Description: viii, 374 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The evolution of economic and political citizenship for women. Beyond the waves: rethinking the history of feminisms / Estelle B. Freedman --
African feminisms: the struggle continues / Beverly Guy-Sheftall --
Feminism, empire, and the fate of national histories: the case of Victorian Britain / Antoinette Burton --
Gender construction in action. When womens studies isn't about women: writing about drag queens / Leila J. Rupp --
Anthropology, gender, and narrative / Caroline B. Brettell --
The queerness of Victorian marriage reform / Sharon Marcus --
Return from exile: community, nation, and gender in George Eliot's fiction / Deborah Epstein Nord --
Labor, class, and space. Writing women's history: what's feminism got to do with it? / Jacqueline Jones --
Independence herself: a new spin on old stories about household production in early New England / Laurel Thatcher Ulrich --
Stealing happiness: women shoplifters in Georgian England / Adela Pinch --
Gender sharing of labor: an anthropological perspective / Shanshan Du --
Understanding agoraphobia: women, men, and the historical geography of urban anxiety / Felicity Callard --
Rights, reforms, and welfare. The politics of gender and schooling in the progressive era / Miriam Cohen --
Women's history with the politics left in: Feminist studies of the U.S. welfare state / Felicia A. Kornbluh --
Patriarchy, racism, and business interests: cross-class support for welfare entrenchment in the United States / Ellen Reese --
Metaphors of class and race: comparing German and American feminisms / Myra Marx Ferree --
Knowledge production. Taking the man out of the humanities: how feminism and technology are transforming the discipline / Martha Nell Smith --
The art of darkness: Willa Cather's aesthetics / Michele Aina Barale --
Feminist film theory and the problem of liking characters / Sabrina Barton --
Feminism and art history: past achievements and new directions / Susan Casteras.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Berkin, Judith L. Pinch, Carole S. Appel ; introduction by Anne Firor Scott.

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