Gender

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  1. Book ImageAssigned: Life with Gender

    Lisa Wade, Douglas Hartmann, Christopher Uggen

    Introduce students to the social science of gender.More

  2. Book ImageGender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions

    Myra Marx Ferree, Lisa Wade

    A lively exploration of current questions of gender and their application to students today.More

  3. Book ImageThe Feminine Mystique

    Betty Friedan, Kirsten Fermaglich, Lisa Fine

    The first student edition of Betty Friedan’s national best seller published in honor of its fiftieth anniversary. The Feminine Mystique forever changed America’s consciousness by defining “the problem that has no name.”More

  4. Book ImageA Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    Mary Wollstonecraft, Deidre Shauna Lynch

    Third Edition

    Arguably the most original book of the eighteenth century, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is a pioneering feminist work.More

  5. Book ImageBreaking the Bowls: Degendering and Feminist Change

    Judith Lorber

    In Breaking the Bowls, the sequel to Paradoxes of Gender, Judith Lorber shows the cracks, anomalies, and resistances that are breaking down the gendered social order in Western post-industrial societies and lays out how we can take this process further by deliberate degendering.More

  6. Book ImagePink Think: Becoming a Woman in Many Uneasy Lessons

    Lynn Peril

    From board games to beauty pageants, a smart, witty, pop-culture history of the perilous path to achieving the feminine ideal.More

  7. Book ImageSurviving the Silence: Black Women's Stories of Rape

    Charlotte Pierce-Baker

    In this "intelligent", "stunning", and "honest" book, Charlotte Pierce-Baker weaves together the accounts of black women who have been raped and who have felt that they had to remain silent in order to protect themselves and their race.
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  8. Book ImageThe Improvised Woman: Single Women Reinventing Single Life

    Marcelle Clements

    "A remarkable new book. . . . Marcelle Clements's The Improvised Woman has that exhilarating Eureka! quality. . . . In its modest, quizzical way, The Improvised Woman is a visionary work." —MirabellaMore

  9. Book ImageCutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation

    Steven Levenkron

    A seminal work on treating self-mutilation, revised and updated with illuminating case studies and newly available resources.More

  10. Book ImageSecret Paths: Women in the New Midlife

    Terri Apter

    "The author of Altered Loves . . . now turns her analytical eye toward middle-aged women. The result is both lively and revealing." --New York Times Book ReviewMore

  11. Book ImageFlying Solo: Single Women in Midlife

    Carol M. Anderson, Susan Stewart, Sona Dimidjian

    A groundbreaking book portraying the new American lifestyle of single midlife women.More

  12. Book ImageWomen's Work: The First 20,000 Years Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times

    Elizabeth Wayland Barber

    "A fascinating history of…[a craft] that preceded and made possible civilization itself." —New York Times Book ReviewMore

  13. Book ImageThe Neurotic Personality of Our Time

    Karen Horney

    In this work, Karen Horney explores the basic structure of neuroses in the context of their cultural assumptions.More

  14. Book ImageFeminine Psychology

    Karen Horney

    As a psychoanalytic pioneer, Karen Horney questioned some of Freud's formulations of psychosexual development, particularly in relation to women.More

  15. Book ImageOur Inner Conflicts: A Constructive Theory of Neurosis

    Karen Horney

    Here Karen Horney develops a dynamic theory of neurosis centered on the basic conflict among attitudes of "moving forward" "moving against," and "moving away from" people.More

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