Illuminates the contradictions that emerge within conscious capitalism initiatives that are designed to empower women. Everyday Sustainability takes readers to ground zero of market-based sustainability initiatives—Darjeeling, India—where Fair Trade ostensibly promises gender justice to minority Nepali women engaged in organic tea production. These women tea farmers and plantation workers have distinct entrepr...(Read More)
A Clan Mother's Call
Reconstructing Haudenosaunee Cultural Memory Jeanette Rodriguez - Author Iakoiane Wakerakatste - with the collaboration of
Performing the Nineteenth-Century Spirit Medium's Autobiography Elizabeth Schleber Lowry - Author
Provides a rhetorical analysis of female spirit mediums’ autobiographies in the historical and social contexts of Victorian-era America. Invisible Hosts explores how the central tenets of Spiritualism influenced ways in which women conceived of their bodies and their civic responsibilities, arguing that Spiritualist ideologies helped to lay the foundation for the social and political advances made by women in the la...(Read More)
A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq’s Jewish communities.
During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU), a Paris-based Jewish organization, founded dozens of primary schools throughout the Middle East. Many were the first formal educational institutions for local Jewish children. In addition to providing secular educat...(Read More)
Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.
Long stigmatized as Carl Jung’s hysterical mistress, Sabina Spielrein (1885–1942) was in fact a key figure in the history of psychoanalytic thought. Born into a Russian Jewish family, she was institutionalized at nineteen in Zurich and became Jung’s patient. Spielrein went on to earn a doctorate in psychiatry...(Read More)
Black Women's Mental Health
Balancing Strength and Vulnerability Stephanie Y. Evans - Editor Kanika Bell - Editor Nsenga K. Burton - Editor Linda Goler Blount - Foreword by
Lessons Learned and Not Learned in Malawi, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan Jade Wu - Author
A compelling, intimate account of how US foreign assistance in war zones and developing countries does not achieve its intended goals.
From the hot savannah of Malawi to the cold, damp gray of Kosovo and into the volatile war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States and other donors have invested enormous financial and human resources in major peacekeeping and development efforts. Why then is the world no closer to bein...(Read More)