ABORTION WITHOUT APOLOGY: Radical History for the 1990s

MAP/Activ-L Autoposter 

THE : Women's Studies

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ABORTION WITHOUT APOLOGY: Radical History for the 1990s

By Ninia Baehr

     Presents stories of the Society for Humane
Abortion otherwise known as the "Jane" Collective and draws
political lessons about program, success, and cooptation that are
relevant to the agendas of abortion-rights groups today.

0-89608-384-5 $6.00 paper

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AIN'T I A WOMAN: Black Women and Feminism

By bell hooks

     A ground-breaking work of feminist theory analyzing the
complex relations between various forms of oppression. bell hooks
is the author of FEMINIST THEORY, TALKING BACK, and YEARNING.

0-89608-129-x $12.00 paper, 0-89608-130-3 $25.00 cloth

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BEAUTY SECRETS: Women and the Politics of Appearance

by Wendy Chapkis

     A provocative exploration of the links between appearance,
gender, and sexuality. Discusses beauty and ugliness, racism and
beauty standards, and the role of class in shaping images of
beauty. This is the book Naomi Wolfe might have written if she
were a leather dyke with red lipstick and a moustache.
0-89608-279-2 $12.00 paper, 0-89608-280-6 $30.00 cloth

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BESTIALIZING THE HUMAN FEMALE

By Margot Sims

     After years of painstaking research, the Center for the
Study of Human Types has scientific proof of the existence of two
human species: true human and beast human.
     "This is the funniest book I've read all year." --MOTHER
JONES

0-89608-150-8 $6.00 paper

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COMMON DIFFERENCES: Conflicts in Black and White Feminist
Perspectives

By Gloria Joseph and Jill Lewis

     Examines Black and white women's perspectives on sexuality,
men, marriage, mothers and daughters, and the direction of the
movement.

0-89608-317-9 $14.00 paper, 0-89608-318-7 $35.00 cloth

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A CREATIVE TENSION: Key Issues of Socialist Feminism

Edited by Anja Meulenbelt, et al.

0-89608-236-9 $8.50 paper, 0-89608-237-7 $30.00 cloth

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THE CURIOUS COURTSHIP OF WOMEN'S LIBERATION AND SOCIALISM

By Batya Weinbaum

     Combines the class struggle of Marx, the generational
struggle of Freud, and the gender struggle of radical feminists
to explore the question: What kind of revolution do women need?

0-89608-045-5 $10.00 paper, 0-89608-046-3 $30.00 cloth

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FEMINIST THEORY: From Margin to Center

By bell hooks

     In this modern classic, bell hooks suggests that feminists
must account for the full diversity of female experience,
including Black women's roles in shaping feminist theory. bell
hooks is the author of AIN'T I A WOMAN, TALKING BACK, YEARNING,
BREAKING BREAD, and BLACK LOOKS.

0-89608-221-0 $14.00 paper, 0-89608-222-9 $25.00 cloth

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FROM ABORTION TO REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM: Transforming a Movement

Edited by Marlene Gerber Fried

     This anthology argues for an expansion of the single-issue
abortion-rights movement into a multi-cultural feminist movement.

0-89608-387-x $14.00 paper, 0-89608-388-8 $35.00 cloth

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LOVING IN THE WAR YEARS: Lo Que Nunca Pas" Por Sus Labios

By Cherr!e Moraga

     Stories, essays, and poems explore the political and
personal meaning of being a Chicana and a lesbian in the United
States.

0-89608-195-8 $12.00 paper, 0-89608-196-6 $30.00 cloth

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PICTURES OF PATRIARCHY

By Batya Weinbaum

     A brilliant analysis of work in terms of family roles.

0-89608-161-3 $7.00 paper, 0-89608-162-1 $30.00 cloth

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POVERTY IN THE AMERICAN DREAM: Women and Children First

By Karin Stallard, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Holly Sklar

     Analyzes the impact of social service cutbacks and the job
market on the growing  feminization of poverty,  debunks victim-
-blaming myths, and highlights a progressive agenda for the
future.

0-89608-197-4 $6.00 paper

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RACE, GENDER, AND WORK : A Multicultural Economic History of
Women in the United States

By Teresa Amott and Julie Matthaei

     Explores the distinct economic histories of American Indian,
Chicana, Euro-American, African-American, Chinese, Japanese,
Filipina, and Puerto Rican women.
     Outstanding book on human rights from the Gustavus Myers
Center

0-89608-376-4 $16.00 paper, 0-89608-377-2 $40.00 cloth

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REGULATING THE LIVES OF WOMEN: Social Welfare Policy from
Colonial Times to the Present

By Mimi Abramovitz

     This dynamic history demonstrates that the "feminization of
poverty" and the welfare state's current assault on women are not
recent developments, but have long defined U.S. policy.

0-89608-329-2 $16.00 paper ,0-89608-330-6 $35.00 cloth

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SISTERHOOD AND SOLIDARITY: Feminism and Labor in Modern Times

By Diane Balser

     Examines three working women's organizations the Working
Women's Association of 1868, Union WAGE of the 1970s, and the
Coalition of Labor Union Women to answer questions about
organizing around gender and work issues.

0-89608-277-6 $10.00 paper, 0-89608-278-4 $35.00 cloth

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TALKING BACK: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black

By bell hooks

     An investigation of feminist theory written in an accessible
style and grounded in personal testimony. hooks is the author of
AIN'T I A WOMAN, FEMINIST THEORY, and YEARNING.

0-89608-352-7 $13.00 paper, 0-89608-353-3 $30.00 cloth

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A TRUE STORY OF A DRUNKEN MOTHER

By Nancy Lee Hall

     "This devastating first-person account of a woman's
alcoholism and dissolution is written in a manner so bald,
factual, and unanalytical that its impact is doubled." --LIBRARY
JOURNAL

0-89608-380-2 $8.00 paper, 0-89608-381-0 $25.00 cloth

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A TRUE STORY OF A SINGLE MOTHER

By Nancy Lee Hall

     An uplifting tale of optimism, love, and courage in the face
of poverty and violence from isolation to women's liberation.
Hall is also the author of A TRUE STORY OF A DRUNKEN MOTHER.

0-89608-208-3 $8.00 paper

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WALKING TO THE EDGE: Essays of Resistance

By Margaret Randall

     Insightfully links the impact of U.S. foreign policy on the
people of Latin America, the female voice in art and literature,
and the need to break the silence around incest and other abuse.


0-89608-397-7 $12.00 paper, 0-89608-398-5 $25.00 cloth

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WOMEN, AIDS, AND ACTIVISM

By ACT UP/New York Women and AIDS Book Group

     A thorough analysis of AIDS issues for all women:
intravenous drug users, heterosexuals, bisexuals, lesbians,
prostitutes, teenagers, pregnant women, and prisoners.

0-89608-393-4 $9.00 paper, 0-89608-394-2 $25.00 cloth

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WOMEN AND MALE VIOLENCE: The Visions and Struggles of the
Battered Women's Movement

By Susan Schechter

0-89608-159-1 $15.00 paper, 0-89608-160-5 $40.00 cloth

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WOMEN IN THE GLOBAL FACTORY

By Annette Fuentes and Barbara Ehrenreich

     In free trade zones all over the world, women make up 80 to
90 percent of the workforce. WOMEN IN THE GLOBAL FACTORY explores
the lives of these women from California's Silicon Valley to
Mexico's maquiladoras (border factories) to New York's garment
sweatshops.

0-89608-198-2 $6.00 paper

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WOMEN UNDER ATTACK: Victories, Backlash, and the Fight for
Reproductive Freedom

By the CARASA Collective
Edited by Sue Davis

     Provides an examination of sexual and reproductive
liberation; a summary of right-wing attacks; an analysis of the
social/cultural constraints on the development and use of
contraception; and a call for organizing for reproductive rights
within a full political program of women's liberation.

0-89608-356-x $5.00 paper

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YEARNING: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics

By bell hooks

see Black Studies



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