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Subject To Debate

Author : Katha Pollitt
ISBN : 9780307431875
Genre : Social Science
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Subject to Debate, Katha Pollitt's column in The Nation, has offered readers clear-eyed yet provocative observations on women, politics, and culture for more than seven years. Bringing together eighty-eight of her most astute essays on hot-button topics like abortion, affirmative action, and school vouchers, this selection displays the full range of her indefatigable wit and brilliance. Her stirring new Introduction offers a seasoned critique of feminism at the millennium and is a clarion call for renewed activism against social injustice. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Unbearable Weight

Author : Susan Bordo
ISBN : 0520930711
Genre : Social Science
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"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body—weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertising, anorexia and bulimia, and much more—in a way that makes sense of our current social landscape—finally! This is a great book for anyone who wonders why women's magazines are always describing delicious food as 'sinful' and why there is a cake called Death by Chocolate. Loved it!"—Katha Pollitt, Nation columnist and author of Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture (2001)

Reasonable Creatures

Author : Katha Pollitt
ISBN : 0099522918
Genre : Social Science
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Virginity Or Death

Author : Katha Pollitt
ISBN : 9780812976380
Genre : Political Science
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The controversial Nation columnist presents a new compilation of essays addressing some of the most important and provocative issues of the time, from creationism and the Terri Schiavo right to die case to sexual orientation, human rights, and equality. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Women S Almanac 2002

Author : Doris Weatherford
ISBN : 1573565105
Genre : Social Science
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Presents copius information about women in the United States and throughout the world, covering news, contemporary issues, statistics, profiles of notable women, and women in world history.

Antifeminism And Family Terrorism

Author : Rhonda Hammer
ISBN : 0742510506
Genre : Social Science
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Rhonda Hammer's Antifeminism and Family Terrorism presents original and provocative critical feminist perspectives on violence against women and children. Hammer provides a clear and insightful analysis of the current rhetoric produced by antifeminists who would deny the seriousness of the problem and thus undercut important feminist concerns. Dr. Hammer documents the tragic dimensions of the brutalization of women and children in the family, and the larger problem of the increasing poverty and oppression of women and children in the global economy.

Maternal Desire

Author : Daphne de Marneffe
ISBN : 9780316076524
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Supermom is at the end of her rope. "Maternal Desire" shows mothers who work a full-time job and take care of their family that there is another way. The author explores maternal enjoyment as she does maternal anxiety, and offers not just understanding but the exhilaration of seeing a universal frustration discussed clearly for the first time.

Putting A New Spin On Groups

Author : Bud A. McClure
ISBN : 9781135615185
Genre : Psychology
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Putting a New Spin on Groups: The Science of Chaos, Second Edition continues to challenge orthodoxy and static ideas about small group dynamics. A primary goal is to offer an alternative model of group development that addresses three factors: *The model integrates old ideas from previous models of group development with new concepts from chaos theory and the work of Arthur Young. *The book emphasizes the importance of conflict in group development and recognizes that group growth--while progressive--is neither linear or unidimensional. *Particular attention is focused on how groups change, evolve, and mature. In addition, this book highlights certain group phenomena that have been given only cursory attention in many group textbooks, including women in authority, group metaphors, regressive groups, and the transpersonal potential of small groups. This book has been revised in response to feedback from reviewers and colleagues and includes new ideas, applications of chaos theory in social sciences, and thinking about group behavior. It is an intellectually challenging read with just the right amount of world application.

Worlds Of Dissent

Author : Jonathan Bolton
ISBN : 9780674064836
Genre : History
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Worlds of Dissent analyzes the myths of Czech resistance popularized by Western journalists and historians, and replaces these heroic victory narratives with a picture of the struggle against state repression as dissidents themselves understood and lived it. Their diaries, letters, and essays convey the texture of dissent in a closed society.

Brill S Content

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00853190J
Genre : Journalism
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