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Eighteenth-Century Women Poets
Eighteenth-Century Women Poets (November 1995)
Nation, Class, and Gender
Moira Ferguson - Author

This book shows how eighteenth-century women's literature redefined nation and culture in class and gendered terms.
This book examines the poems of three Englishwomen--washerwoman Mary Collier, middle-class feminist polemicist Mary Scott, Bristol milkwoman Ann Yearsley, and Scottish dairywoman from Ayrshire, Janet Little. It questions how national identity might have influenced gender and class affiliations, and, reciprocally, how gender ...(Read More)
 
 
Women Writing Culture
Women Writing Culture (September 1995)
Gary A. Olson - Editor
Elizabeth Hirsh - Editor

This collection of six interviews with internationally known scholars explores feminism, rhetoric, writing, and multiculturalism.
Women Writing Culture is a collection of six interviews with internationally prominent scholars about feminism, rhetoric, writing, and multiculturalism. Those interviewed include feminist philosopher of science Sandra Harding; cultural critic and philosopher of science Donna Haraway; noted American theor...(Read More)
 
 
Scheming Women
Scheming Women (September 1995)
Poetry, Privilege, and the Politics of Subjectivity
Cynthia Hogue - Author

This book uses post structuralist, psychoanalytic, and feminist theories to read the poetry of Dickinson, Moore, H.D., and Rich.
Scheming Women charts a trajectory of American female poetic speakers from within a heterosexual lyric framework to bisexual and lesbian subjects outside that pervasive frame. In close readings of Dickinson, Moore, H.D., and Rich, the author makes a new argument about the division that permeates their poe...(Read More)
 
 
Latin-American Women Writers
Latin-American Women Writers (August 1995)
Class, Race, and Gender
Myriam Yvonne Jehenson - Author

This book describes how Latin-American women writers of all classes, from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present, ironize masculinist, classicist, and racist cliches in their narratives.
This book provides a much needed grouping of Latin-American women, emphasizing their differences--the diversity of their cultural backgrounds, socio-economic conditions, and literary strategies--as well as their commonalities. Humble write...(Read More)
 
 
The Owl at Dawn
The Owl at Dawn (August 1995)
A Sequel to Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
Andrew Cutrofello - Author

A present-day continuation of the philosophical narrative presented in G.W.F. Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit that confronts every major post-Hegelian philosophical position and arrives at an original reconception of the purpose of dialectical phenomenology.

“A brilliant, original evaluation of post-Hegelian philosophy from the perspective of Hegelian phenomenology.” — Lawrence S. Stepelevic...(Read More)
 
 
A Circle of Empowerment
A Circle of Empowerment (July 1995)
Women, Education, and Leadership
Rita L. Irwin - Author

This book presents a feminist perspective on educational leadership, and demonstrates that women conceptualize leadership differently than men.
"Irwin offers an excellent portrayal of a school district's instructional supervisory responsibility. The topic is significant on two bases: women's issues and school administration. It is important in itself because of the methodology employed in the study, but is also important for educational ...(Read More)
 
 
Culture in Action
Culture in Action (July 1995)
Family Life, Emotion, and Male Dominance in Banaras, India
Steve Derne - Author

By examining how Hindu men talk about marriage and family, this book shows how culture reinforces male dominance in Hindu society.

"This book should be read by anyone wanting to understand Hindu life--I found it fascinating. Derne has established unusually intimate interview relationships with his sizable sample of male respondents. He has managed to get inside their thought processes in a way no other writer on Indian f...(Read More)
 
 
Marginality and Dissent in Twentieth-Century American Sociology
Marginality and Dissent in Twentieth-Century American Sociology (July 1995)
The Case of Elizabeth Briant Lee and Alfred McClung Lee
John F. Galliher - Author
James M. Galliher - Author

This book is a biography of the husband and wife team that is largely responsible for developing social problems and social deviance as areas of research. Politics in the discipline of sociology is also examined.

"The Gallihers document the strains between 'Christian' and 'value-free' sociology and the constraints upon Betty and other women in a male-dominated academic world. These chapters offer a clear and systematic analys...(Read More)
 
 
Variations on a Theme
Variations on a Theme (July 1995)
Diversity and the Psychology of Women
Joan C. Chrisler - Editor
Alyce Huston Hemstreet - Editor

This is the first book to take a multicultural perspective on the psychology of women, including the issues of ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and physical abilities.

This book addresses the continuing call to incorporate diversity issues into the scholarship on the psychology of women. Each chapter takes an inclusive look at one aspect of women's lives and shows how the available resea...(Read More)
 
 
Outsiders in the Clubhouse
Outsiders in the Clubhouse (June 1995)
The World of Women's Professional Golf
Todd W. Crosset - Author

A sociological examination of life within the subworld of women's professional golf that explores the interpersonal relations between athletes, fans, and sponsors on the LPGA tour and looks at tensions between gender, class, and prowess within the social world of golf.

"The book burns with relevance. The use of ethnography to evoke women's descriptions of their own world is unique and effective. Too often, women's ...(Read More)
 
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