Gender Studies

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The Chalice and The Blade

The Chalice and The Blade

by Riane Eisler

Argues that there was a prehistoric shift in human society to patriarchy and at present society is beginning to shift away from patriarchy.
The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique

by Betty Friedan

The Feminine Mystique, published 19 February 1963, is a book written by Betty Friedan which brought to light the lack of fulfillment in many women's lives, which was generally kept hidden.
Motherless Daughters

Motherless Daughters

by Hope Edelman

Although a mother's mortality is inevitable no book has discussed the profound lasting and far reaching effects of this loss until Motherless Daughters, which became an instant classic. More than twenty years later, it is still the go-to book that women of all ages look to for comfort, help, and understanding when their mother dies. Building on interviews with hundreds of mother loss survivors, Edelman's personal story of losing her mother, and recent research in grief and psychology, Motherless... Read more
The Wisdom Of Menopause

The Wisdom Of Menopause

by Christiane Northrup

Christiane Northrup, M.D., trained at Dartmouth Medical School and Tufts New England Medical Center before cofounding the Women to Women health care center in Yarmouth, Maine, which became a model for women's clinics nationwide. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, she is past president of the American Holistic Medical Association and an internationally recognized authority on women's health and healing.From the Hardcover edition.
The Dance Of Anger

The Dance Of Anger

by Harriet Lerner

Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Harper & Row, c1985. With new introd.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232) and index.
The Beauty Myth

The Beauty Myth

by Naomi Wolf

The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity.In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident progress of the women's movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social control, which, she argues, may prove just as restrictive as the traditional image of homemaker and wife. It's the beauty myth, an obsession with physical... Read more
For Women Only

For Women Only

by Shaunti Feldhahn

What's going on in a man's mind? From their early days, every woman has struggled to understand why males behave the way they do. Even long-married women who think they understand men have only scratched the surface. Beneath a man's rugged exterior is an even more rugged, unmapped terrain. What bestselling author Shaunti Feldhahn's research reveals about the inner lives of men will open women's eyes to what the men in their life--boyfriends, brothers, husbands, and sons--are really thinking and feeling.... Read more
Living History

Living History

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Living History is the autobiography of Secretary of State, former United States Senator from New York, and former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, published in 2003. In December 2000, Simon & Schuster agreed to pay Clinton a reported $8 million advance for what became Living History — a near-record figure to an author for an advance at that time. Critics charged that the book deal, coming soon after her election to the U.S.
You Just Don't Understand

You Just Don't Understand

by Deborah Tannen

Originally published: New York : Morrow, 1990.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-332) and index.
Nine Parts Of Desire

Nine Parts Of Desire

by Geraldine Brooks

With a New AfterwordAs a prizewinning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent fundamentalism. Yet for her, headline events were only the backdrop to a less obvious but more enduring drama: the daily life of Muslim women. Nine Parts of Desire is the story of Brooks' intrepid journey toward an understanding of the women behind the veils, and of the often contradictory... Read more
Refuge

Refuge

by Terry Tempest Williams

The author of "Leap" describes her Mormon upbringing, juxtaposing these reminiscences with discussions of the flooding of a wildlife bird sanctuary and its effect on that ecosystem, and her family's legacy of cancer. 
I Married Adventure

I Married Adventure

by Osa Johnson

Calm My Anxious Heart

Calm My Anxious Heart

by Linda Dillow

Lies Women Believe

Lies Women Believe

by Nancy Leigh Demoss

Reviving Ophelia

Reviving Ophelia

by Mary Pipher

Women Food and God

Women Food and God

by Geneen Roth

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The Five Love Languages

by Gary Chapman

This book discusses how to communicate your earnest emotions and commitment to your partner. The author describes how different people see and express everything in life in their own unique ways. He explains the five explicit languages of love – quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, and physical touch. The Five Love Languages will help you understand the specific and the subtle needs of your partner, apply right values, acquire the right language, and appreciate the joy of... Read more
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Half the Sky

by Nicholas D ; Wudunn, Sheryl Kristof

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era's most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman who suffered devastating injuries in childbirth. Drawing on the... Read more
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The Total Woman

by Marabel Morgan

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Courage To Heal

by Ellen Bass

Gender Studies Books & Ephemera

Backlash

Backlash

by Faludi, Susan

*Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women's Rights*

"Opting-out," "security moms," "desperate housewives," "the new baby fever"--the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the same backlash messages that Susan Faludi brilliantly exposed in her 1991 bestselling book of revelations.

Now, the book that reignited the feminist movement is back in a fifteenth anniversary edition, with a new preface by the author that brings backlash consciousness up to date. When... Read more
Before Amelia

Before Amelia

by Lebow, Eileen F

A Cowman\'s Wife

A Cowman's Wife

by Rak, Mary Kidder

Women Who Make Movies

Women Who Make Movies

by Smith, Sharon

Wives

Wives

by Bradford, Gamaliel

Taking Our Pulse

Taking Our Pulse

by Litt, Iris F

Mommy Dressing

Mommy Dressing

by Gould, Lois

Women and War

Women and War

by Jean Bethke Elshtain

Belle Moskowitz

Belle Moskowitz

by Perry, Elisabeth Israels

Fire With Fire

Fire With Fire

by Wolf, Naomi

Warrior Marks

Warrior Marks

by Walker, Alice and Pratibha Parmar