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Women & Gender Studies



link to catalog page BERRY, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Universal Women

Universal Women

Filmmaking and Institutional Change in Early Hollywood

Author: Mark Garrett Cooper
Pub Date: April 2010

An incisive analysis of the early film industry's support, then rejection of women directors   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Boundaries of Touch

Boundaries of Touch

Parenting and Adult-Child Intimacy

Author: Jean O'Malley Halley
Pub Date: January 2009

A history of the shifting and conflicting ideas about when, where, and how we should touch our children   learn more...
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link to catalog page VAPNEK, Breadwinners

Breadwinners

Working Women and Economic Independence, 1865-1920

Author: Lara Vapnek
Pub Date: December 2009

Recasting the meaning of women's work in the early fight for gender equality   learn more...
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link to catalog page HEARNE, A Narrative Compass

A Narrative Compass

Stories That Guide Women's Lives

Author: Edited by Betsy Hearne and Roberta Seelinger Trites
Pub Date: April 2009

Exploring the narratives that orient the lives of women scholars   learn more...
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link to catalog page HAMINGTON, The Social Philosophy of Jane Addams Author: Maurice Hamington
Pub Date: November 2009

A sustained analysis of how Addams gave American pragmatism a radical, revolutionary edge   learn more...
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link to catalog page FLAMMANG, The Taste for Civilization

The Taste for Civilization

Food, Politics, and Civil Society

Author: Janet A. Flammang
Pub Date: November 2009

From table talk to farmers' markets, analyzing the cultural politics of what and how we eat   learn more...
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link to catalog page PERKINS, African Women Playwrights Author: Edited and with an Introduction by Kathy A. Perkins
Pub Date: December 2008

For the first time, a distinctive collection of plays by African women published in English   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign Author: Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene
Pub Date: January 2008

The first analysis of suffragist Alice Paul's controversial rhetorical strategies   learn more...
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link to catalog page, AsiaPacifiQueer

AsiaPacifiQueer

Rethinking Genders and Sexualities

Author: Edited by Fran Martin, Peter A. Jackson, Mark McLelland, and Audrey Yue
Pub Date: November 2008

A multidisciplinary, multicultural reassessment of gender and sexuality in the Asian Pacific   learn more...
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