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Denying the Comfort Women

The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth

by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim & Akane Onozawa

<p>Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort ...

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Desire and Defiance

A Study of Bengali Women in Love, 1850-1930

by Aparna Bandyopadhyay

Power is the key element of patriarchy; and the other significant element is love. Traditional control over women’s sexuality was rearticulated in the mid-nineteenth century through the ideology of a non-consensual, non-dissoluble conjugality, ...

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Desperate Remedies

by Thomas Hardy

<p>In Desperate Remedies a young woman, Cytherea Graye, is forced by poverty to accept a post as lady's maid to the eccentric Miss Aldclyffe, the woman whom her father had loved but had been unable to marry. Cytherea loves a young architect, ...

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Development of Culture, Welfare States and Women's Employment in Europe

by Birgit Pfau-Effinger

<p>This refreshing volume introduces a theory for explaining cross-national differences in the social practice of women (and men) in the areas of family and employment. This provides a theoretical framework for the ensuing comprehensive ...

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Devoted: A Feminist Analysis of Disability Fetishism

by Philippa Willitts

<p>This essay looks critically at devoteeism, while examining what these fetishes communicate about the oppressions faced by disabled people and women. Most analysis of this issue has come from either a feminist or a disability rights ...

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Diary of a Rad Housewife

Ten Years of Tirades and True Tales

by Shannon Drury

<p>Ten years ago, Shannon Drury was a cranky feminist stay-at-home mom whose younger friends had to explain just what a “blog” was. Today she’s known in the blogsphere and IRL by the name of her award-winning website: The Radical Housewife.</p> ...

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Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters

A Guide For Separation, Liberation & Inspiration

by Karen C.L. Anderson

<h3><strong>#1 Amazon New Release - Transform your relationship with your mother</strong></h3> <p><strong>If you liked <em>Boundaries</em>, you'll love <em>Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters</em></strong></p> <p>The best news on the planet is ...

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Difficult Transition, A

The Nepal Papers

by Mandira Sharma & Seira Tamang

<p>The Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia research project (coordinated by Zubaan and supported by the International Development Research Centre) brings together, for the first time in the region, a vast body of research on this ...

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Dilemmas of Difference

Indigenous Women and the Limits of Postcolonial Development Policy

by Sarah A. Radcliffe

<p>In <em>Dilemmas of Difference</em> Sarah A. Radcliffe explores the relationship of rural indigenous women in Ecuador to the development policies and actors that are ostensibly there to help ameliorate social and economic inequality. Radcliffe

ISBN: 9780822375029

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Dimensions of Madeleine L’Engle

New Critical Approaches

by Suzanne Bray

<p>Best known for her Newbery Medal-winning novel <em>A Wrinkle in Time</em>, Madeleine L’Engle (1918–2007) had a long and successful writing career. Her books enjoyed popular acclaim and she was in constant demand to give speeches, write ...

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Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe

Voices from the Periphery

by Christine Peta

<p>Disabled women represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world, hence they are largely silent while their sexuality is ignored, suppressed, forbidden and buried underneath the carpet. Until recently, most of the Global ...

ISBN: 9781351667531

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Discerning Spirits

Divine and Demonic Possession in the Middle Ages

by Nancy Mandeville Caciola

<p>Trance states, prophesying, convulsions, fasting, and other physical manifestations were often regarded as signs that a person was seized by spirits. In a book that sets out the prehistory of the early modern European witch craze, Nancy ...

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Discrimination Against Dalit Women

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>In India, the Dalits constitute over 16.6 per cent with little less than half being women, which means that 97.9 million Dalit women face multiple forms of discrimination in this country alone. Violence against Dalit women reinforces caste ...

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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars

The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us

by Carole Joffe

<p><strong>Surprising firsthand accounts from the front lines of abortion provision reveal the persistent cultural, political, and economic hurdles to access</strong><br /> ** **<br /> More than thirty-five years after women won the right to ...

ISBN: 9780807035030

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Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive

by Fuentes, Marisa J.

<p>Vividly recounting the lives of enslaved women in eighteenth-century Bridgetown, Barbados, and their conditions of confinement through urban, legal, sexual, and representational power wielded by slave owners, authorities, and the archive, ...

ISBN: 9780812293005

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Disruptive Acts

The New Woman in Fin-de-Siecle France

by Mary Louise Roberts

<p>In fin-de-siècle France, politics were in an uproar, and gender roles blurred as never before. Into this maelstrom stepped the &quot;new women,&quot; a group of primarily urban, middle-class French women who became the objects of intense ...

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Divalution

The Evolution and Revolution of the Diva

by Deborah St.Hilaire

A humorous yet poignant take on the issues and attitudes that encumber today's women. "Divalution" is full of quips and short stories based on the author’s personal experiences and observations, some are funny, others sad, all will touch you. ...

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Do You Remember Kunan Poshpora?

by Essar Batool, Ifrah Butt, Samreena Mushtaq & others

On a cold February night in 1991, a group of soldiers and officers of the Indian Army pushed their way into two villages in Kashmir, seeking out militants assumed to be hiding there. They pulled the men out of their homes and subjected many to ...

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Documentary Media

History, Theory, Practice

by Broderick Fox

<p>In a digital moment where both the democratizing and totalitarian possibilities of media are unprecedented, the need for complex, ethical, and imaginative documentary media—for you, the reader of this book to think, question, and create—is ...

ISBN: 9781317195184

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Domestic Murder in Nineteenth-Century England

Literary and Cultural Representations

by Bridget Walsh

<p>Why did certain domestic murders fire the Victorian imagination? In her analysis of literary and cultural representations of this phenomenon across genres, Bridget Walsh traces how the perception of the domestic murderer changed across the ...

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