Books in category Social Science – Women’s Studies

  • Cherokee Women

    Cherokee Women
    Theda Perdue

    Theda Perdue examines the roles and responsibilities of Cherokee women during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, a time of intense cultural change.

  • Liberating Tradition RenewedMinds

    Liberating Tradition (RenewedMinds)
    Kristina LaCelle-Peterson

    This book does exactly as the title suggests–liberates. If one wants to read a single book to understand gender issues, this is it! Simultaneously, the reader is inspired to 'lean into all God created us to be.


    Dr. Norma A. Barnett

    This book demonstrates the skills and strategies used to break the abuse in a woman's life.

  • Repression Resistance and Women in Afghanistan

    Repression, Resistance, and Women in Afghanistan
    Hafizullah Emadi

    Provides a comprehensive analysis of the status of women, state policies of modernization, and the struggle by revolutionary groups and women's organizations in Afghanistan, a society where rigid social and cultural traditions are heavily …

  • Modernizing Women

    Modernizing Women
    Valentine M. Moghadam

    This book is intended in part to "normalize" the Middle East by underscoring the salience of structural determinants other than religion.

  • A Defense of Ignorance

    A Defense of Ignorance
    Cynthia Townley

    By exploring diverse and sometimes positive roles for ignorance, A Defense of Ignorance offers a revisionary approach to epistemology that challenges core assumptions about epistemic values.

  • Fighting Women

    Fighting Women
    Victoria Katherine Burbank

    "The book contains a major statement on the comparative study of women–violence, aggression, and their psychosocial impact on women's lives.

  • Agreed Conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women on the Critical Areas of Concern of the Beijing Platform for Action 1996 2005

    Agreed Conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women on the Critical Areas of Concern of the Beijing Platform for Action, 1996-2005
    United Nations. Division for the Advancement of Women

    In 1996, on the basis of the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, the Commission adopted a work programme in order to monitor the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

  • Sleuths in Skirts

    Sleuths in Skirts
    Frances A. DellaCava, Madeline H. Engel

    This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions.

  • Wicked Women of Missouri

    Wicked Women of Missouri
    Larry Wood

    From savvy burlesque dancers to deadly gold diggers, historian Larry Wood chronicles the titillating stories of ten of the Show-Me State’s shadiest ladies.

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