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WOMEN & DEVELOPMENT IN MALAYSIA

By: Ariffin, Jamilah

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Pelanduk Publications: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000030042

ISBN: 9679784096

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

ABORTION WITHOUT APOLOGY: A RADICAL HISTORY FOR THE 1990S (SOUTH END PRESS PAMPHLET)

By: Baehr, Ninia

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: South End Press: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000030038

ISBN: 0896083845

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Presents stories of the Society for Humane Abortion--otherwise known as the Jane Collective--and draws political lessons about their program, success, and cooptation that are relevant to the agendas of abortion-rights groups today. Records the experiences, successes and ideas of this early wave of activism, and provides astute a... View more info

YOUNG, WHITE, AND MISERABLE: GROWING UP FEMALE IN THE FIFTIES

By: Breines, Wini

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000030437

ISBN: 0807075027

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Young, White, and Miserable is a critically acclaimed study that compelling ly shows how the feminist movement of the 1960s found momentum in the seemi ngly peaceable time of the 1950s. Wini Breines explores white middle class America and argues that mixed messages given to girls during this decade le nt fuel to the fire that would later become known as feminism. Concluding w ith a look at the life and suicide of social scientist Anne Parsons, this b ook is a poignant an... View more info

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OVER HER DEAD BODY: DEATH, FEMININITY AND THE AESTHETIC

By: Bronfen, Elisabeth

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000044296

ISBN: 0719038278

Condition: Very Good


In 1846, Edgar Allen Poe wrote that 'the death of a beautiful woman is, unq uestionably, the most poetic topic in the world'. The conjuction of death, art and femininity forms a rich and disturbing strata of Western culture, e xplored here in fascinating detail by Elisabeth Bronfen. Her examples range from Carmen to Little Nell, from Wuthering Heights to Vertigo, from Snow W hite to Frankenstein. The text is richly illustrated throughout with thirty -seven paintings and ... View more info

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NINE PARTS OF DESIRE

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: The School of Life:

Seller ID: RWARE0000043401

ISBN: 1864710799

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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AMERICA'S WOMEN: 400 YEARS OF DOLLS, DRUDGES, HELPMATES, AND HEROINES (P.S. )

By: Collins, Gail

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000043049

ISBN: 0061227226

Condition: Good


America's Women tells the story of more than four centuries of history. It features a stunning array of personalities, from the women peering worriedl y over the side of the Mayflower to feminists having a grand old time prote sting beauty pageants and bridal fairs. Courageous, silly, funny, and heart breaking, these women shaped the nation and our vision of what it means to be female in America. By culling the most fascinating characters -- the average as well as the c... View more info

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THE GIRLS WHO WENT AWAY: THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF WOMEN WHO SURRENDERED CHILDR EN FOR ADOPTION IN THE DECADES BEFORE ROE V. WADE

By: Fessler, Ann

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000044463

ISBN: 0143038974

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the decades before Roe v. Wade. An adoptee who was herself surrendered during t... View more info

MALAYSIAN WOMEN: PROBLEMS & ISSUES

By: Hong, Evelyn [editor]

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Consumers Association of Pen: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000030027

ISBN: 967995000X

Condition: Good


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GIVING UP HOPE

By: Kalyani, M.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Times Editions: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000030044

ISBN: 9971655306

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

ONO ONO GIRL'S HULA

By: Lei-Lanilau, Carolyn

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000035731

ISBN: 0299156346

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This collection of essays on ethnic and sexual identity revolves around the persona that the author calls Ono Ono Girl. Challenging assumptions about genre and gender and acting out the notion that language is a function of the body, these essays are soundbites of Ono Ono Girl inventing herself. View more info

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BEYOND THE VEIL, REVISED EDITION: MALE-FEMALE DYNAMICS IN MODERN MUSLIM SOC IETY

By: Mernissi, Fatima

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000042329

ISBN: 0253204232

Condition: Very Good


If a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into wome n's status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one c hosen for its clarity, honesty, depth of knowledge and thought-provoking qu alities." รข??Arab Book World In this expanded and updated edition, with a new introduction on Muslim women and fundamentalism, Mernissi argues that Islamic fundamentalism is in part a defense against recent changes in sex roles and perceptio... View more info

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ADDICTED TO SHOPPING AND OTHER ISSUES WOMEN HAVE WITH MONEY

By: O'Connor, Karen

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000026033

ISBN: 0736915559

Condition: Very Good


Born to shop. A woman's place is in the mall. We laugh at the stereotype of woman shoppers, but the reality is that millions of women struggle with ha ndling money. With compassion and understanding, Karen O'Connor helps women evaluate their spending habits through questions that include: Does spending money make you feel better? Do you shop when you're under stress? Do you dread having your money-handling habits exposed? From excessive shopping to penny-pinching, fr... View more info

THE ASSERTIVE WOMAN: A NEW LOOK

By: Phelps, Nancy Austin Stanlee

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Impact Publishers: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000030039

ISBN: 0915166615

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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WALKING IN THE SACRED MANNER: HEALERS, DREAMERS, AND PIPE CARRIERS--MEDICIN E WOMEN OF THE PLAINS

By: Pierre, Mark St

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000043353

ISBN: 0684802007

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Walking in the Sacred Manner is an exploration of the myths and culture of the Plains Indians, for whom the everyday and the spiritual are intertwined and women play a strong and important role in the spiritual and religious life of the community. Based on extensive first-person interviews by an established expert on Plai ns Ind... View more info

MOTHER WITH CHILD: TRANSFORMATION THROUGH CHILDREN

By: Rabuzzi, Kathryn Allen

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044511

ISBN: 0253208270

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "Rabuzzi rejects the status quo, presenting viable, often spiritual, altern atives to prevailing high-tech, patriarchal models of childbirth." - Bookli st "Excellent." - The Reader's Review "A lovely book.... It is a book for anyone wishing to reexamine and reclaim birth's potential for sacredness." - R... View more info

WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL: NAIROBI AND BEYOND

By: Rao, Aruna

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000030047

ISBN: 1558610324

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

WOMEN AND THE ENVIRONMENT (WOMEN & WORLD DEVELOPMENT)

By: Rodda, Annabel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Zed Books: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000030043

ISBN: 086232985X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

DEVELOPMENT, CRISES AND ALTERNATIVE VISIONS: THIRD WORLD WOMEN'S PERSPECTIV ES (NEW FEMINIST LIBRARY)

By: Sen, Gita

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Monthly Review Press: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000030028

ISBN: 0853457174

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This book synthesizes and analyzes three decades of economic, political, and cultural policies and politics toward third world women. Focusing on the impact of the current global economic and political crises - debt, famine, militarization, and fundamentalism - the authors show how, through organization, poor women have begun to... View more info

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NISA: THE LIFE AND WORDS OF A KUNG WOMAN

By: Shostak, Marjorie

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Earthscan: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000027745

ISBN: 1853830607

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Married at twelve, then separated, divorced and widowed, Nisa is the mother of four children, none of whom survived. She is strong, capable of foraging on her own in one of the world's most hostile environments, not dependent on any man for her daily sustenance and ready to talk to anyone as her equal. Wise, full of humour at the absurdities of life and courage... View more info

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A TO Z OF NATIVE AMERICAN WOMEN (ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN)

By: Sonneborn, Liz

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Facts on File: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000043646

ISBN: 0816035806

Condition: Very Good


This unique reference source features more than 100 fascinating profiles of notable Native American women from the 1500s to the present. Detailed entr ies include biographical sketches, photographs, descriptions of individual challenges and accomplishments, and recommended reading for each woman prof iled. Entries range from relatively well-known individuals such as singer B uffy Sainte-Marie (Cree), writer Louise Erdrich (Chippewa), ballerina Maria Tallchief (Osage), an... View more info