Women's Studies

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Dancing on the White Page

Investigates the literary voices of six Black women entertainers and how they negotiated the tensions between the entertainment industries and the Black community.

Gender after Lyotard

Examines Lyotard’s writings in light of contemporary feminist theory.

Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire

Classic history of Ancient Ethiopia, as researched and written by a heralded African American woman activist.

Uncrowned Queens, Volume 4

Fourth volume of biographies of African American women community leaders, focusing this time on Oklahoma.

Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy

Examines the experiences of women activists of the Islamist Refah (Welfare) party in Turkey.

Returning to Irigaray

Leading scholars examine the relation between Irigaray’s early writings and her later, more political work.

The Gift of the Other

A philosophical exploration of birth, maternity, and reproduction. Winner of the 2007 Symposium Book Award presented by Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy

Fit to Teach

Examines the construction of gender in public school employment.

Through the Reading Glass

Argues that women's relationship to books and their promotion of reading contributed greatly to the cultural and intellectual vitality of the Enlightenment.

Jamaica Kincaid

Offers a new perspective on the psychological and affective dynamics of Jamaica Kincaid’s fiction and nonfiction.

The Language of the Eyes

Recovers a dynamic women’s tradition of vision and sexuality, challenging Darwinian and Freudian accounts of women as nonvisual sexual agents.

Linking the Americas

Provides a comparative look at women's texts across the Americas.

Tainted Milk

An in-depth analysis of infant nourishment issues, focusing on environmentally contaminated breastmilk.

Women's Space

Art historical and literary perspectives on the place of women in the medieval church.

The Birth of the Khalsa

A feminist reconsideration of Sikh identity, discussing its original egalitarianism and current hypermasculine quality, which is harmful to both men and women.

Feminist Sport Studies

Uses personal narratives to highlight the development of feminist sport studies.

Women and Children First

A critique of public policy rhetoric from multiple feminist perspectives.

Citizen Teacher

The first book-length biography of Margaret Haley (1861–1939) focuses on her political vision, her activities as a public school activist, and her life as a charismatic woman leader.

Arab Women Writers

Edited and translated by Dalya Cohen-Mor
Introduction by Dalya Cohen-Mor
Subjects: Gender And Sexuality
Series: SUNY series, Women Writers in Translation

A collection of sixty short stories by women writers from across the Arab world.

The Violent Woman

Looks at how violent women characters disrupt cinematic narrative and challenge cultural ideals.

Women on the Verge of Home

Edited by Bilinda Straight
Foreword by Ruth Behar
Subjects: Gender And Sexuality

Interrogates the comfortable and stable contours of "home," asking what it means to women in different social, class, sexual, ethnic, and racial contexts in different times and places.

Exquisite Rebel

Brings the writings of de Cleyre out of undeserved obscurity.

Female Infanticide in India

Examines female infanticide in colonial and postcolonial India.

When the Music Stopped

A son’s coming to terms with his mother’s decision to abandon her career as a concert pianist in order to raise her children.