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Beginning to See the Light

Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

by Ellen Willis

<DIV><P>From the <i>New Yorker</i>’s inimitable first pop music critic comes this pioneering collection of essays by a conscientious writer whose political realm is both radical and rational, and whose prime preoccupations are with rock ’n’ ...

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Behind a Mask, or, a Woman's Power

by Louisa May Alcott

<p><strong>In this collection of four short stories, Louisa May Alcott reveals herself as a racy, infinately readable author. Each story features strong women, with sharp tongues and sharper wits. Every plot has an unexpected twist, and a ...

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Beyond God the Father

Toward a Philosophy of Women's Liberation

by Mary Daly

<p>'Certainly one of the most promising theological statements of our time.' --The Christian Century</p> <p>'Not for the timid, this brilliant book calls for nothing short of the overthrow of patriarchy itself.' --The Village ...

ISBN: 9780807015223

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Beyond Respectability

The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

by Brittney C. Cooper

<p><em>Beyond Respectability</em> charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s. Eschewing the Great Race Man ...

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Beyond Rosie

A Documentary History of Women and World War II

by Julia Brock, Jennifer W. Dickey, Richard Harker & others

<p>More so than any war in history, World War II was a woman’s war. Women, motivated by patriotism, the opportunity for new experiences, and the desire to serve, participated widely in the global conflict. Within the Allied countries, women of ...

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Beyond Surgery

Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

by Anita Hannig

<p>Over the past few decades, maternal childbirth injuries have become a potent symbol of Western biomedical intervention in Africa, affecting over one million women across the global south. Western-funded hospitals have sprung up, offering ...

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Beyond the Scent of Sorrow

by Sweta Srivastava Vikram

<p>Sweta Srivastava Vikram is an award-winning writer, poet, novelist, author, essayist, columnist, blogger, and educator whose musings have translated into four chapbooks of poetry, two collaborative collections of poetry, a fiction novel, and ...

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Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness

Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons

by Jane Lazarre

<p>&quot;I am Black,&quot; Jane Lazarre's son tells her. &quot;I have a Jewish mother, but I am not 'biracial.' That term is meaningless to me.&quot; In this moving memoir, Jane Lazarre, the white Jewish mother of now adult Black sons, offers a ...

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Big Pharma, Women, and the Labour of Love

by Thea Cacchioni

<p>In 2010, Thea Cacchioni testified before the US Food and Drug Administration against flibanserin, a drug proposed to treat low sexual desire in women, dubbed by the media the “pink Viagra.” She was one of many academics and activists sounding

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Birth of the Uncool

by Walker, Madeline

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- musicians made it all look so easy. ...

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birth of the uncool

by Walker, Madeline

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- musicians made it all look so easy. ...

ISBN: 9781927335376

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Birthed from Scorched Hearts

Women Respond to War

by MariJo Moore

<p>Award-winning author MariJo Moore asked women from around the world to consider the devastating nature of conflict—inner wars, outer wars, public battles, and personal losses. Their answers, in the form of poignant poetry and essays, examine ...

ISBN: 9781555918828

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Bitter Tastes

Literary Naturalism and Early Cinema in American Women's Writing

by Donna M. Campbell

<p>Challenging the conventional understandings of literary naturalism defined primarily through its male writers, Donna M. Campbell examines the ways in which American women writers wrote naturalistic fiction and redefined its principles for ...

ISBN: 9780820349442

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Black Motherhood(s)

by Karen T. Craddock

This book considers Black Motherhood through multiple and global lenses to engage the reader in an expanded reflection and to prompt further discourse on the intersection of race and gender within the construct of motherhood among Black women. ...

ISBN: 9781772580143

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Black Motherhood(s)

by Craddock, Karen T.

This book considers Black Motherhood through multiple and global lenses to engage the reader in an expanded reflection and to prompt further discourse on the intersection of race and gender within the construct of motherhood among Black women. ...

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Black Women against the Land Grab

The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

by Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

<DIV><P>In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, black women, especially poor black women, are rarely considered leaders of social movements let alone political theorists. But in the northeastern city of Salvador, Brazil, it is these very ...

ISBN: 9780816688029

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Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850-1954

An Intellectual History

by Stephanie Y. Evans

<p>&quot;Provides scholars with a historical lens from which to view the higher education of black women . . . [and] how one generation of black women benefited from the work and sacrifices of the prior generation.&quot;--Adah L. Ward Randolph, ...

ISBN: 9780813063058

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Black Women, Agency, and the New Black Feminism

by Maria del Guadalupe Davidson

<p>The powerful Beyoncé, formidable Rihanna, and the incalculable Nikki Minaj. Their images lead one to wonder: are they a new incarnation of black feminism and black women’s agency, or are they only pure fantasy in which, instead of having ...

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Blood, Bullets and Bodies

by Imani M. Tafari-Ama

<p>The true story of Blood, Bullets and Bodies: a critical multimedia exposé about the factors subverting the political will to act in the best interest of the poor, even when explicit just cause exists for such altruistic action to take ...

ISBN: 9781786451378

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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism

Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday

by Angela Y. Davis

<p>From one of this country's most important intellectuals comes a brilliant analysis of the blues tradition that examines the careers of three crucial black women blues singers through a feminist lens. Angela Davis provides the historical, ...

ISBN: 9780307574442

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