Published September 1998
by G K Hall .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||750|
Rethinking Women’s and Gender Studies re-examines the field’s foundational assumptions by identifying and critically analyzing eighteen of its key terms. Each essay investigates a single term (e.g., feminism, interdisciplinarity, intersectionality) by asking how it has come to be understood and mobilized in Women’s and Gender Studies and then explicates the roles it plays in both /5(2). Women's Studies. An inter-disciplinary journal. book review The Action-Adventure Vol Women & Education. 1 - 20 of results NOOK Book $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ See All Formats. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. © Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. Fifth Avenue, New York, NY The present book is a journey of many women across the world who have struggled to give women's studies visibility. Drawing upon the contributors' diverse experiences and concerns, it explores the metamorphosis of women's studies from the early days to View Product [ x ] close. © Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc.
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Tierney's highly acclaimed Women's Studies Encyclopedia has become the standard in the field, but research on women has proceeded rapidly since its publication. Feminist thought has grown and branched out, and women's conditions have changed markedly in some areas. This revised and expanded edition will meet the continuing need for a multidisciplinary reference tool on all facets of the . Women's Studies International Forum (formerly Women's Studies International Quarterly, established in ) is a bimonthly journal to aid the distribution and exchange of feminist research in the multidisciplinary, international area of women's studies and in feminist research in other disciplines. Book Studies for Women. Start a book club with other Christian women. These non-fiction book choices offer a variety of interesting selections to choose from and . Janet Liebman Jacobs (born ) is an American sociologist specializing in gender and religion. Jacobs' research focuses on women, religion, ethnicity, genocide and the social psychology of gender. She has authored seven books, including Hidden Heritage: The Legacy of the Crypto-Jews, for which she won the Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Alma mater: University of Colorado.