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The Essential Difference (Books from differences)

By: Schor, Naomi

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Indiana University Press:

Seller ID: 9780253350930

ISBN: 025335093X

Condition: GOOD


What is essentialism? What is anti-essentialism? The Essential Difference attempts to answer questions at the heart of current feminist theory and cultural study. The book deals with origins and contexts of the debate; relationships between essentialism, anti-essentialism, and the power of language; reasons for the demonization of essentialism within the academy; the relationship between essentialism and Third World studies. The essays also speculate about whether there can be an anti-essentialist feminism, whether there can in fact be a feminist politics that dispenses with the notion o... View more info

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Issues in Feminist Film Criticism (A Midland Book)

By: Erens, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press:

Seller ID: 9780253206107

ISBN: 0253206103

Condition: GOOD


"This anthology makes it abundantly clear that feminist film criticism is flourishing and has developed dramatically since its inception in the early 1970s." --Journal of Aesthetics and Art CriticismErens brings together a wide variety of writings and methodologies by U.S. and British feminist film scholars. The twenty-seven essays represent some of the most influential work on Hollywood film, women's cinema, and documentary filmmaking to appear during the past decade and beyond.Contributors include Lucie Arbuthnot, Linda Artel, Pam Cook, Teresa de Lauretis, Mary Ann Doane, Elizabeth ... View more info

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Imagining Ourselves: Global Voices from a New Generation of Women

By: Goldman, Paula

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New World Library:

Seller ID: 9781577315247

ISBN: 1577315243

Condition: GOOD


Presenting the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from fifty-seven countries, "Imagining Ourselves captures the energy of the first global generation of women. From Nasra Abubakar, a Somalian camel-farmer's daughter who is the first in her family to go to college to Anita Khemka, who reflects on the generation gap between yesterday's and today's teenage women in urban India, the young women in this book will inspire and encourage you to take action to transform your own life and the world around you. Enlightening, uplifting, challenging, and funny... View more info

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"Gender, Culture, and Power: Toward a Feminist Postmodern Critical theory"

By: "Agger, Ben"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Westport, CT", PRAEGER FREDERICK A: 1993

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9DH012

ISBN: 0275947009

Condition: FINE


"As new. No DJ, as issued. Sections: Critical Theory and Postmodernity; Postmodernism and the End of Politics 1: New French Theory; Postmodernism and he End of Politics 2: Feminist Theory" View more info

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The Board Game: How Smart Women Become Corporate Directors

By: "Berkhemer-Credaire, Betsy"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Santa Monica, CA", 2013

Seller ID: 6-0H023

ISBN: 188331898X

Condition: FINE


As new - gift quality! 303 indexed pages including photos with brief resumes of female Board members. View more info

The Wilder Shores of Love

By: "Blanch, Lesley"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Harmondsworth, UK", 1959

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 74P023

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, yellowed, age soiled exterior, curled. Corner bump to bottom front has done light damage to corners of 1st 36 pages. Edgewear and hinge crease. ""the adventures of four European women of the nineteenth century who sought in the East the fulfillment of their lives and loves: Isabel Arundell Burton, Jane Digby El Mezrab (Lady Ellenborough, Baroness Venningen, Countess Theotoky), Aime Dabucq de Rivery (the French Sultana) & Isabelle Eberhardt." View more info

The Road to Radicalism: Further Reflections of a Frustrated Feminist

By: "Clift, Elayne"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: O G N Pubns:

Seller ID: 9780963482716

ISBN: 0963482718

Condition: GOOD


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After Patriarchy: Feminist Transformations of the World Religions (Faith Meets Faith Series)

By: "Cooey, Paula M., R., William Eakin"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Orbis Books:

Seller ID: 9780883447482

ISBN: 0883447487

Condition: GOOD


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Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza Crihfield"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Japan, 1985

Seller ID: 5-6T005

ISBN: 4484851156

Condition: GOOD+


"Book with black and white flower-patterned cover with French flaps- as new except for faint foxing to top exterior page edges. Cream colored dust jacket with multi-colored patterns and lettering and 2 photographs is intact but stained. Pink sales banner with white lettering is present but creased, rubbed and torn. Anthropologist Liza Dalby was accepted into the geisha community of Pontochô in Kyoto for a yearlong stint under the geisha name Ichigiku. This account of her unique experience provides an intimate look into a feminine community that has been the subject of rumor and fantasy ... View more info

Status and Position of Women in India: With Specal Reference to Women in Contemporary India

By: "Devendra, Kiran"

Price: $74.95

Publisher: "New Delhi, India", Shakti Books: 1985

Seller ID: 7-6T033

ISBN: 070692780X

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Smudge on back cover and faintest age soil to exterior page edges. Clean, unclipped dust jacket is crisp but has slight edge rubbing, some bubbles in the lamination, a few scratches and dents. ""studies legal and other problems of Indian women since independence...institutionalization of various enactments regarding Indian women have not been internalized..."" 186 indexed pages including Appendices and Bibliography." View more info

"The Scholar and the Feminist III: The Search for Origins (A conference sponsored by the Barnard College Women's Center - Papers from the Morning Session, April 10, 1976"

By: "Eisenstein, Janeway, Reiter & Pagels"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 1976

Seller ID: 04T019

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint sun shading to cover edges. Introduction - Hester Eisensein; Opening Remarks - Elizabeth Janewya; Unraveling the Problem of Origins: An Anthropological Search for Feminist Theory - Rayna E. Reiter; When Did Man Make God in His Image?: A Case Study in Religion and Politics - Elaine H. Pagels. 46 page, staple-bound." View more info

Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States

By: "Flexner, Eleanor"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", 1975

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-1T005

ISBN: 0674106520

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faintest of shelfwear to cover edges. ""the story of one of the great social movements in American history…the struggle for women's voting rights """ View more info

Power* Gender *Values

By: "Genova, Judith (ed.)"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Edmonton, AL", Academic Printing & Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 7-9H008

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Hinge and spine creases. Owner's stamp on bottom exterior page edges. 1 essay has light pencil underlining and margin notes. 8 essays, originally presented at the eleventh annual meeting of the International Association for Philosophy and Literature at the University of Washington in Seattle, May 1-4, 1986. ""each essay attacks the myth of 'raw power'. Power is sexed and, as these essays demonstrate, power in the history of the West has been harnessed male. 190 indexed, annotated pages with bibliographical references." View more info

The Book of Women: 300 Notable Women History Passed by

By: "Griffin, Lynne, McCann, Kelly"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Adams Media Corp:

Seller ID: 9781558501065

ISBN: 1558501061

Condition: GOOD


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Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities

By: "Halpern, Diane F."

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Hillsdale, NJ", 1986

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 02H023

ISBN: 0898598389

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""In fact, is there any evidence to suggest that men and women think differently?"" 189 pages, 9x6"" (22.9x15cm)." View more info

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Theology and Feminism (Signposts in Theology)

By: "Hampson, Daphne"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: "Blackwell Publishing, Incorporated":

Seller ID: 9780631149446

ISBN: 0631149449

Condition: GOOD


Feminism represents a radical challenge to Christianity. Having developed its doctrine and its scriptures in a world in which women were considered subordinate, the Christian religion is now confronted with a deeply held ethical belief that women should be treated as equals. Dr Hampson argues that this ethical challenge confronts the church over the issues of priesthood and ordination, language and imagery, and hermeneutics and theology. In each of these areas, she claims, the Christian religion cannot by definition come to terms with the equality of women. Feminism however suggests new wa... View more info

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Hollywood Heroines: Women in Film Noir and the Female Gothic Film

By: "Hanson, Helen"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "London, UK", TAURIS I B: 2007

Seller ID: 6-0H030

ISBN: 1845115619

Condition: GOOD+


"As new except for 21 folded page corners. ""reveals a diversity of female figures, representations and actions in film noir and the female gothic film, and argues that these women illustrate a negotiation of female identities, desires and roles across a long historical period..."" 252 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

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California Red: A Life in the American Communist Party

By: "Healey, Dorothy Ray, Isserman, Maurice"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press:

Seller ID: 9780252062780

ISBN: 0252062787

Condition: very good


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Bergdorf's on the Plaza: The Story of Bergdorf Goodman and a Half-Century of American Fashion

By: "Herndon, Booton"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: NY, 1956

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-5T003

Condition: GOOD+


"READING COPY. Book and dust jacket are as new - tight, bright, clean and crisp - BUT top edge of dust jacket and spine have been damaged. and trimmed. ""richly anecdotal book (takes) the reader behind the scenes and into the inner sanctums of the world's most famous and fabulous women's store...a true history of women's fashion in America during the last fifty years (to 1955)...the sociology of taste..."" 244 pages with 34 illustrations." View more info

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DAUGHTERS OF BRITANNIA: THE LIVES AND TIMES OF DIPLOMATIC WIVES

By: "HICKMAN, KATIE"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: FLAMINGO:

Seller ID: 9780006387800

ISBN: 0006387802

Condition: GOOD


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