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"I wish to keep a record"

Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and Their World

by Gail Campbell

<p>Nineteenth-century New Brunswick society was dominated by white, Protestant, Anglophone men. Yet, during this time of state formation in Canada, women increasingly helped to define and shape a provincial outlook.</p> <p>*I wish to keep a ...

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'Brothers' or Others?: Propriety and Gender for Muslim Arab Sudanese in Egypt

by Fabos, Anita

<p> Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a ...

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'Designing Women'

Gender and the Architectural Profession

by Annmarie Adams & Peta Tancred

<p>Historically, the contributions of women architects to their profession have been minimized or overlooked. <em>'Designing Women'</em> explores the tension that has existed between the architectural profession and its women members. It ...

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(Un)thinking Citizenship

Feminist Debates in Contemporary South Africa

by Amanda Gouws

<p>The study of citizenship in the context of South Africa implicitly challenges the rights-based democracy in South Africa, while literature regarding women and citizenship has greatly contributed to a new understanding of citizenship. Locally,

ISBN: 9781351963251

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A Feminist Manifesto for Education

by Miriam E. David

<p>The idea that gender equality in education has been achieved is now a staple of public debate. As a result, educational policies and practices often do not deal explicitly with gender issues, such as sexual abuse, harassment or violence. ...

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A Legal History of Adoption in Ontario. 1921-2015

by Lori Chambers

<p>Lori Chambers’ fascinating study explores the legal history of adoption in Ontario since the passage of the first statute in 1921. This volume explores a wide range of themes and issues in the history of adoption including: the reasons for ...

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A Look Inside the Male Mind: What Men Really Think about Women

by Timur Kustarev

<p data-version='1.1'>Sometimes, a superficial view of things can be no different than an outright lie because that is exactly how preconceived notions take root. Are there many such preconceived notions existing in relationships between men and

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a man wearing a dress

by Glenn C. Koenig

<p>In today's world of rapid and profound change, how can we make sense of it all? We seem to be grappling with sexism, racism, and the abuse of power at high levels, all at once!<br /> The book starts with a memoir, leading up to the author's ...

ISBN: 9780998583310

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A Mind Of One's Own

Feminist Essays On Reason And Objectivity

by Louise Antony

<p>With philosophy so steeped in patriarchal tradition how is it possible for feminists to work within it? In this volume, 13 feminist theorists discuss whether traditional ideals of objectivity and rationality should be given a place within the

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A Roof Over My Head, Second Edition

Homeless Women and the Shelter Industry

by Jean Calterone Williams

<p>Based upon extensive ethnographic data, <em>“A Roof Over My Head”</em> examines the lives of homeless women who cope with domestic violence, low-income housing shortages, and poverty. The author draws upon interviews with homeless women, ...

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A table for one

A critical reading of singlehood, gender and time

by Kinneret Lahad

<p>Table for one: A critical reading of singlehood, gender and time is the first book to consider the profound relationship between singlehood and time. Drawing on a wide range of cultural resources - including web columns, blogs, advice ...

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A Venetian Island: Environment, History and Change in Burano

by Sciama, Lidia

<p> Since the extensive floods of 1966, inhabitants of Venice's laguna areas have come to share in, and reflect upon, concerns over pressing environmental problems. Evidence of damage caused by industrial pollution has contributed to the need ...

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A Week in the Woods with Family: Letters from an Author in Cottage Country

by Giselle Renarde

<p>What happens when five completely mature adults spend a week together at a cottage? No, it’s not the plot of a family comedy, dramedy, or reality show. It’s the situation you’ll see played out before your very eyes in “A Week in the Woods ...

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Absent Mother God of the West

A Kali Lover's Journey into Christianity and Judaism

by Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

<p>This book about the missing Divine Feminine in Christianity and Judaism chronicles a personal as well as an academic quest of an Indian woman who grew up with Kali and myriad other goddesses. It is born out of a women's studies course created

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Abstinence Cinema

Virginity and the Rhetoric of Sexual Purity in Contemporary Film

by Casey Ryan Kelly

<p>From the perspective of cultural conservatives, Hollywood movies are cesspools of vice, exposing impressionable viewers to pernicious sexually-permissive messages. Offering a groundbreaking study of Hollywood films produced since 2000, ...

ISBN: 9780813575124

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Abuses of the Erotic

Militarizing Sexuality in the Post-Cold War United States

by Josh Cerretti

<p>Events ranging from sexual abuse at Abu Ghraib to the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” hint that important issues surrounding gender and sexuality remain at the core of political and cultural problems. Nonetheless, intersectional analyses of ...

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Abusive Endings

Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz & Martin D. Schwartz

<p><em>Abusive Endings</em> offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to the health and well-being of women today—abuse at the hands of their male partners. The authors provide a moving ...

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Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

Kill Bill with Flying Daggers

by Joseph H. Kupfer

<p><em>Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film</em> is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women.</p> <p>Joseph Kupfer establishes specific ...

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African Philosophy and the Epistemic Marginalization of Women

by Jonathan O. Chimakonam & Louise du Toit

<p>This book examines the underexplored notion of epistemic marginalization of women in the African intellectual place. Women's issues are still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies and academics in sub-Saharan Africa. The ...

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African Women Under Fire

Literary Discourses in War and Conflict

by Pauline Ada Uwakweh, E?milie Diouf, Moussa Issifou & others

<p>African writers and literary critics must account for the changing political terrain and how these contribute to creating new sources of conflicts and aggression toward women. This book brings insight and scholarly breadth to the growing ...

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