Books in category Social Science – Women’s Studies

  • 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 …

  • Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World

    Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World
    Valerie L. Garver

    In Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World, Valerie L. Garver offers a fresh appraisal of the cultural and social history of eighth- and ninth-century women.

  • 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.

  • Beyond Slash Burn and Poison

    Beyond Slash, Burn, and Poison
    Marcy Jane Knopf-Newman


  • Women Adrift

    Women Adrift
    Joanne J. Meyerowitz

    . . . She deserves praise for her demographic spadework, sensitive analysis, and engaging style. This is a valuable and rewarding book."—Nancy Woloch, Journal of American History "A state-of-the-art product of the new women's history. . .

  • Katharine Dexter McCormick

    Katharine Dexter McCormick
    Armond Fields

    Tells the story of a formidable crusader for women's equality, McCormick was a driving force in the battle for the women's vote, the birth control movement, and Planned Parenthood.

  • The Power of Female Friendship

    The Power of Female Friendship
    Paul Dobransky, L. A. Stamford

    A compassionate, practical, and science-based guide to finding friends for life Psychiatrist Paul Dobransky, author of The Secret Psychology of How We Fall in Love, once again looks to the brain, this time to examine the full range of …

  • Margaret Thatcher

    Margaret Thatcher
    John Blundell

    This book is John Blundell's personal portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the woman who was the pivotal point of the rescue of a country, a woman who woke up her nation and made it once again a world leader.

  • Defying Gravity

    Defying Gravity
    Prill Boyle

    Prill Boyle gathered the encouraging stories of twelve daring and determined women who accomplished incredible things at an age when most people are beginning to wind down.

  • Music and Women

    Music and Women
    Sophie Hutchinson Drinker, Ruth A. Solie

    First paperback edition of this classic, cross-cultural history of women and their relationship to music through the centuries.

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