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Collection Essays Intersectionality

Feminist Voices: Women’s Studies Texts for Aotearoa/New Zealand

Feminist Voices: Women’s Studies Texts for Aotearoa/New Zealand Rosemary Du Plessis, PhillidaBunkle, Kathie Irwin, AlisonJ. Laurie, Sue Middleton Oxford University Press 1992 Maori and Pakeha, lesbian and heterosexual, older and younger, working inside or outside universities, the two dozen contributors to Feminist Voices present here their feminist analyses of Aotearoa/New Zealand. They discuss subjects as…

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Collection Essays Theory

Theories of Women’s Studies

Theories of Women’s Studies Renate Klein and Gloria Bowles Routledge 1983 Theories of Women’s Studies is a collection of fourteen papers written by feminist theorists and activists working in the United States, England, and Western Europe. This volume represents an important contribution ot the development and research in women’s studies. It raises and offers initial…

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Collection Essays Radical Theory

Radical Feminism

Radical Feminism Anne Koedt, Ellen Levineand Anita Rapone Quadrangle Books 1973 An anthology of radical feminist writings from the current women’s movement. Forty-five articles ranging from the personal to the theoretical and drawn largely from the feminist annual notes. Read the book online through Feminist Reprise. Table of Contents I. Liberating History… The First Feminists…

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Essays Indigenous

Telling It: Women and Language Across Cultures

Telling It: Women andLanguage Across Cultures Lee Maracle and Marlatt Warland Raincoast Books 1990 Featuring prominent Native, Asian-Canadian and lesbian writers, Telling It is a celebration of their work and an exploration of how the power of language can be both spiritually nourishing and politically effective. The collection is based on talks and performances given…

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Collection Essays Indigenous

A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection by North American Indian Women

A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection byNorth American Indian Women Beth Brant Firebrand Books 1984 From Wikipedia: A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection of Writing and Art by North American Indian Women was the first published collection of Indigenous women’s writing in North America, as well as the first anthology edited by an aboriginal woman.…

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Conflict Essays Politics Theory

Living With Contradictions: Controversies In Feminist Social Ethics

Living With Contradictions:Controversies In Feminist Social Ethics Alison M. Jaggar Avalon Publishing 1994 Some people believe that feminist ethics is little more than a series of dogmatic positions on issues such as abortion rights, pornography, and affirmative action.This caricature was never true, but Alison Jaggar’s Living with Contradictions is the first book to demonstrate just how rich…

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Animal Ethics Ecology Essays

Ecofeminism and the Sacred

Ecofeminism and the Sacred Carol J. Adams Continuum 1993 Ecofeminism and the Sacred is the first multicultural anthology on ecofeminism focusing on spiritual and religious issues. It is is a collection of essays investigating the connections between feminism, spirituality, religion, and the environment.  Table of Contents Part One: Revisioning Religion… Ecofeminism: symbolic and social connections of…

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Essays Lesbian Political Lesbianism

Call Me Lesbian: Lesbian Lives, Lesbian Theory

Call Me Lesbian: Lesbian Lives,Lesbian Theory Julia Penelope Crossing Press 1992 A collection of essays by lesbian feminist Julia Penelope. According to Sarah Hoagland, Julia Penelope’s books were written specifically to “put lesbian voices out there, enabling us to question what we’d internalized from heteropatriarchy and to develop lesbian meaning.” Hoagland refers to Julia Penelope as…

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Collection Essays Latina Lesbian

Chicana Lesbians: The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About

Chicana Lesbians: The Girls OurMothers Warned Us About Carla Trujillo Third Woman Press 1991 An anthology of poetry, stories, and essays that addresses Chicanas in society, culture, and relationships with other women and themselves. Chicana Lesbians is a love poem, a bible, a dictionary, nothing so simple as a manifesto–this book is yet another reason…

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Essays Jewish Lesbian Poetry

Blood Bread & Poetry: Selected Prose 1979 -1985

Blood Bread & Poetry: Selected Prose 1979 -1985 Adrienne Rich WW Norton & Company 1986 Examining the connections between history and the imagination, ethics and action, Adrienne Rich explores the possible meanings of being white, female, lesbian, Jewish, and a United States citizen, both at this particular time and through the lens of the past.…