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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

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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 analysis for building a broader reproductive freedom movement in the 1990s. View more info

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GIRLFRIENDS: INVISIBLE BONDS, ENDURING TIES

By: Berry, Carmen Renee

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Wildcat Canyon Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000004863

ISBN: 1885171080

Condition: Near Fine


Carmen Renee Berry and Tamara Traeder celebrate the role female friendships play in women's lives with this endearing study of the many faces these re lationships can take. This book brings to life, warmth and vitality to the subject as they recount women's vast and varied experiences with lifelong f riends, artfully lending credibility to generalizations the authors make. View more info

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CROSSING TO AVALON: A WOMAN'S MIDLIFE QUEST FOR THE SACRED FEMININE

By: Bolen, Jean Shinoda

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: HarperOne: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000013167

ISBN: 0062502727

Condition: As New


This compilation of experiences, thoughts, scholarly research, and, above a ll, the feelings of a woman at midlife amounts to a revelation. On pilgrima ge to sacred sites including Chartres, Glastonbury, and Iona, Bolen, a phys ician, Jungian analyst, and professor of clinical psychiatry, traces their histories and significance. She relates these places' earliest uses by soci eties with earth-based belief systems to the concept of key energy centers all about the globe, and she links her inner journey of the spirit to her p hysical travels and the primal knowledge of the sacred that women have... View more info

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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 and important look into conditions that led to the women' s movement. 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 photographs. The argument that this book presents is that narrative and visual representations of death can be read as sympt... 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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GENDER TROUBLE: FEMINISM AND THE SUBVERSION OF IDENTITY

By: Butler, Judith

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000046444

ISBN: 0415900433

Condition: Good


Ever since feminist theory introduced the distinction between sex and gende r, the question of what it means to be a woman has preoccupied feminist tho ught. In Gender Trouble Judith Butler questions whether it is possible to " be" a woman at all or, for that matter, any gender. View more info

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WOMAN'S INHUMANITY TO WOMAN (NATION BOOKS)

By: Chessler, Phyllis

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Nation Books: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000024248

ISBN: 1560253517

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book. Why do contemporary women often have such a hard time getting along with each other, at work, and within the family? Why is female friendship so important to women, despite the prevalence of female betrayals? How does the mother-daughter relationship impede women's growth? This book-destined to be a controversial classic-draws on recent biological, psychological, and anthropological research, as well as hundreds of original interviews, to redress the complicated silence that has prevailed about woman's inhumanity to woman. While w... 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 ce lebrated -- Gail Collins, the editorial page editor at the New York Times, charts a journey that shows how women lived, wha... View more info

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HEN FRIGATES: WIVES OF MERCHANT CAPTAINS UNDER SAIL

By: DRUETT, Joan

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000045693

ISBN: 0285634488

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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WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES: MYTHS AND STORIES OF THE WILD WOMAN ARCHETYP E.

By: Estes, Clarissa Pinkola

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000045550

ISBN: 0345377443

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. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Book club pick for Emma Watson's Our Shared She lf • "A deeply spiritual book [that] honors what is tough, smart and untame d in women."--The Washington Post Book World Within every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts , passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. She is the Wild Woman, who re presents the instinctual nature of women. But she is an endangered species. For though ... View more info

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WOMEN IN TIBET: PAST AND PRESENT

By: Gyatso, Janet

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000044679

ISBN: 0231130996

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. Filling a gap in the literature, this volume explores the struggles and accomplishments of women from both past and present-day Tibet. Here are queens from the imperial period, yoginis and religious teachers of medieval times, Buddhist nuns, oracles, political workers, medical doctors, and performing artists. Most of the essays focus on the lives of individual women, whether from textual sources or from anthropological data, and show that Tibetan wome... View more info

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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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AND A DEER'S EAR, EAGLE'S SONG, AND BEAR'S GRACE: ANIMALS AND WOMEN

By: Hoppe, Stephanie T.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Cleis Pr: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000001203

ISBN: 0939416395

Condition: Near Fine


And a Deer's Ear, Eagle's Song and Bear's Grace: Animals and Women. View more info

THE WAY TO BECOME THE SENSUOUS WOMAN BY "J"

By: J

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Dell: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000010230

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and creasing to the cover, otherwise a nice copy of this ra re book. View more info

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UNVEILING INDIA: A WOMAN'S JOURNEY

By: Jung, Anees

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000011535

ISBN: 0140103449

Condition: Very Good


Social conditions of Indian women; includes author's impressions, 1984. View more info

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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

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A WHISTLING WOMAN IS UP TO NO GOOD: FINDING YOUR WILD WOMAN

By: King, Laurel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Celestial Arts: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000014840

ISBN: 0890876967

Condition: Very Good


This is a book about women finding, nurturing, and utilizing the parts of t heir natures constrained by a repressive, frightened, patriarchal society t hat suspiciously surmises, "A whistling woman is up to no good." Many works on self-actualization promote the freedom and exploration that can result from inner journeys that dare to unlock the passionate. King proffers a hum bler yet grander reward: "A wiId woman is extraordinarily herself," she pos its, for "a woman's wildness is pure" and "both an inner and outer wildness ." She says a healthy conscience--"... View more info

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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