Women’s History Month

Week of March 26, 2012

2012 Women’s History Month

In the News: This marks the last week of Women’s History Month. Below is a selection of recently-acquired titles in the area of women’s studies.


Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era
By Heather Marie Stur. Cambridge University Press, 2011
Call Number: DS559.8 .W6 S78 2011

Chick Lit and Postfeminism
By Stephanie Harzewski. University of Virginia Press, 2011
Call Number: PS374 .W6 H379 2011

Choices Women Make: Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work
By Carisa R. Showden. University Of Minnesota Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1206 .S497 2011

Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran
By Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet. Oxford University Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1735.2 K377 2011

Cultures of Femininity in Modern Fashion
Edited by Ilya Parkins and Elizabeth M. Sheehan. University of New Hampshire Press, 2011
Call Number: GT1720 .C85 2011

Ecofeminism and Rhetoric: Critical Perspectives on Sex, Technology, and Discourse
Edited by Douglas A. Vakoch. Berghahn Books, 2011
Call Number: HQ1194 .E27 2011

Facing Beauty: Painted Women & Cosmetic Art
By Aileen Ribeiro. Yale University Press, 2011
Call Number: NX650 .F45 R53 2011

Feminism’s New Age: Gender, Appropriation, and the Afterlife of Essentialism
By Karlyn Crowley. SUNY press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1421 .C76 2011

Film and Female Consciousness: Irigaray, Cinema and Thinking Women
By Lucy Bolton. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Call Number: PN1995.9 .W6 B64 2011

The Future of Feminism
By Sylvia Walby. Polity Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1155 .W353 2011

An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women’s Islamic Movements
By Sherine Hafez. New York UP, 2011
Call Number: BP173.4 .H34 2011

Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women
Edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi. UC Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1735.6 .L37 2011

Making Globalization Work for Women: The Role of Social Rights and Trade Union Leadership
Edited by Valentine M. Moghada et al. SUNY Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1236 .M3427 2011

Manipulating Images: World War II Mobilization of Women through Magazine Advertising
By Tawnya J. Adkins Covert. Lexington Books, 2011
Call Number: HQ1420 .A64 2011

New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism, and Subjectivity
Edited by Rosalind Gill and Christina Scharff. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Call Number: HQ1190 .N485 2011

Renegade Women: Gender, Identity, and Boundaries in the Early Modern Mediterranean
By Eric R. Dursteler. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1149 .M43 D87 2011

Rereading Women: Thirty Years of Exploring Our Literary Traditions
By Sandra M. Gilbert. W.W. Norton & Co., 2011
Call Number: PS152 .G55 2011

Revolutionary Womanhood: Feminisms, Modernity, and the State in Nasser’s Egypt
By Laura Bier. Stanford University Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1236.5 .E3 B54 2011

Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World
By Mary Beth Norton. Cornell University Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1416 .N67 2011

Third Wave Feminism and the Politics of Gender in Late Modernity
By Shelley Budgeon. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Call Number: HQ1155 .B83 2011

Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory
By Clare Hemmings. Duke University Press, 2011
Call Number: HQ1190 .H466 2011

Women Building History: Public Art at the 1893 Columbian Exposition
By Wanda M. Corn. UC Press, 2011
Call Number: N7630 .C83 2011