Reading Women's Lives

Reading Women's Lives : An Interdisciplinary Introduction to Women's Studies

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Reading Women's Lives is an on-demand database publishing program consisting of a wide variety of material on women's studies. The articles and readings included in this database were selected by the Department of Women's Studies at The Ohio State University.show more

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(NOTE: ^* indicates readings new to this edition.) AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Theme Introduction to Autobiography, by Leigh Gilmore. Angelou, Maya. From I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. (1969) Anzald?a, Gloria. 'La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness.' Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. (1987) Cheng, Nien. From Life and Death in Shanghai. (1986) Conway, Jill Ker. 'Drought.' The Road from Coorain. (1989) ^*deBeauvoir, Simone. From The Prime of Life. (1960) Hayslip, Le Ly. From When Heaven and Earth Changed Places. (1989) Hong-Kingston, Maxine. 'No Name Woman.' The Woman Warrior. (1977) Kincaid, Jamaica. From A Small Place. (1988) Lorde, Audre. From Zami: A New Spelling of My Name. (1982) Stein, Gertrude. From The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. (1933) Suleri, Sara. 'Meatless Days.' Meatless Days. (1989) THE BODY. Theme Introduction to The Body, by Valerie Lee. Aldrich, Marcia. 'Hair.' Northwest Review. (1992) Allison, Dorothy. 'From Two or Three Things I Know for Sure.' (1995) Bynum, Caroline Walker. 'The Female Body and Religious Practice in the Later Middle Ages.' Fragmentation and Redemption: Essays on Gender and the Human Body in Medieval Redemption. (1991) Cahn, Susan K. 'From the Muscle Moll to the Butch Ballplayer: Mannishness, Lesbianism, and and Homophobia in U.S. Womens Sports.' Feminist Studies. (1992) Changing Norms of Beauty. Godeys Ladys Book and Harpers Bazaar. (1848/1908) Cowley, Geoffrey. 'The Biology of Beauty.' Newsweek. (1996) Dykstra, Jean. 'Putting Herself in the Picture: Autobiographical Images of Illness and the Body.' Afterimage. (1995) ^*Ephron, Nora. 'Shaping Up Absurd,' Crazy Salad. (1972) Frueh, Joanna. 'The Body Through Womens Eyes.' The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, History and Impact. (1994) Grant, Stephanie. 'Posting Up.' Agog. (1990) Grealy, Lucy. 'Mirrorings: To Gaze Upon My Reconstructed Face.' Harpers. (1993) Hurston, Zora Neale. 'From Their Eyes Were Watching God.' (1978) ^*Lomawaima, Tsianina. 'Youre a Woman, Youre going to Be a Wife,' They Called It Prairie Light. (1994) Mairs, Nancy. 'Carnal Acts.' Carnal Acts. (1990) ^*Milani, Farzaneh. 'The Deportation of Barbie from Iran,' Iris. (1999) Moraga, Cherre. 'From Loving in the War Years.' (1983) DIFFERENCE AND INEQUALITY. Theme Introduction to Difference and Inequality, by Mary Margaret Fonow. ^*Allison, Dorothy. 'A Question of Class,' Skin: Talking About Sex, Class & Literature. Anzald?a, Gloria. 'La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness.' Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. (1987) Baca Zinn, Maxine and Bonnie Thornton Dill. 'Theorizing Difference from Multiracial Feminism.' Feminist Studies. (1996) Bunch, Charlotte. 'Making Common Cause: Diversity and Coalitions.' Passionate Politics: Essays 1968-1986. (1987) Childress, Alice. 'The Pocketbook Game.' (1956) Chrystos. 'I am Not Your Princess.' Not Vanishing. (1988) Cofer, Judith Ortiz. 'The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria.' The Latin Deli. (1993) ^*Dobkins, Rebecca. 'Corresponding With Power: Letters Between the Mothers of California Indian Children and Federal Boarding School Officials, 1916-1922,' (1994) duCille, Ann. 'Dyes and Dolls: Multicultural Barbie and the Merchandizing of Difference.' Differences: A Journal of Womens Cultural Studies. (1994) Frye, Marilyn. 'Oppression.' The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory. (1983) Gould, Louis. 'X: A Fabulous Childs Story.' Ms. (1972) King, Ynestra. 'The Other Body: Reflections on Difference, Disability, and Identity Politics.' Ms. (1993) ^*Lomawaima, Tsianina. 'Youre a Woman, Youre Going to Be a Wife,' They Called It Prairie Light. (1994) Lorde, Audre. 'Age, Race, Class and Sex: Women Redefining Difference.' Sister Outsider. (1984) ^*MacIntosh, Peggy. 'White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack.' (1988) ^*Neely, Barbara. 'Sisters,' The Things That Divide Us. (1985) Pharr, Suzanne. Excerpt from 'Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism.' (1988) ^*Silko, Leslie Mormon. 'The Border Patrol State,' Yellow Women and a Beauty of the Spirit. (1996) Steinem, Gloria. 'Rebecca Adamson.' Ms. (1997) ^*Takagi, Dana Y. 'Maiden Voyage: Excursion into Sexuality and Identity Politics in Asian America.' (1997) ^*Tavris, Cheryl. 'Measuring Up,' The Mismeasure of Women. (1992) Thompson, Becky. 'Time Traveling and Border Crossing: Reflections on White Identity.' Names We Call Home: Autobiography on Racial Identity. (1996) Villarosa, Linda. 'Coming Out.' Essence. (1991) ^*Walker, Alice. 'Strong Horse Tea,' In Love and Trouble. (1973) Wernick, Laura. 'Jewish and White: Issues of Passing.' The Present Generation: Issues on College Campuses (Panel Discussion). (1990) Williams, Patricia. 'Hate Radio: Why We Need to Tune into Limbaugh and Stern.' Ms. (1994) Willie, Sarah. 'Playing the Devils Advocate: Defending a Multiracial Identity in Fractured Community.' Names We Call Home: Autobiography on Racial Identity. (1996) Woo, Deborah. 'The Gap Between Striving and Achieving: The Case of Asian-American Women.' Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings By and About Asian Women. (1989) Yamato, Gloria. 'Something About the Subject Makes It Hard to Name.' Changing Our Power. (1988) ^*Yezierska, Anzia. 'My Own People,' Hungry Hearts. (1920) EDUCATION. Theme Introduction to Education, by Elizabeth Allan. Bell, Lee Ann. 'Something Is Wrong Here and Its Not Me: Challenging the Dilemmas that Block Girls Success.' Journal for the Education of the Gifted. (1989) Berkow, Ira. 'Walking Away, While He Still Can.' The New York Times. (1993) Blais, Madeleleine. 'In these Girls, Hope Is a Muscle.' The New York Times Magazine. (1993) Blum, Debra E. 'College Sports L-Word.' The Chronicle of Higher Education. (1994) Christian, Barbara. 'Camouflaging Race and Gender.' Representations. (1996) Clarke, Edward H. 'Sex in Education.' Sex in Education: or, A Fair Chance for the Girls. (1873) Conway, M. Margaret, David W. Ahern and Gertrude a. Steuernagel. 'Women and Educational Policy.' Women and Public Policy: A Revolution in Progress. (1995) ^*Dobkins, Rebecca. 'Corresponding With Power: Letters Between the Mothers of California Indian Children and Federal Boarding School Officials, 1916-1922,' (1994) Grant, Linda. 'Helpers, Enforcers, and Go-Betweens: Black Females in Elementary School Classrooms.' Women of Color in U.S. Society. (1994) Holland, Dorothy C., and Margaret A. Eisenhart. 'Getting into the World of Romance and Attractiveness.' Educated in Romance: Women, Achievement and College Culture. (1990) LaDuke, Winona. 'Nitzitapi and the Blackfeet Community.' Indigenous Woman. (1996) ^*Lomawaima, Tsianina. 'Youre a Woman, Youre Going to Be a Wife,' They Called It Prairie Light. (1994) McNaghten, Marci. 'A Sporting Chance for Women.' Ohio State Quest. (1994) Murray, Lori. 'Left at the Starting Gate: Gender Inequality in Education.' Columbus Parent. (1997) Pollitt, Katha. 'Why Boys Dont Play with Dolls.' The New York Times Magazine. (1995) Sadker, Myra and David. 'Missing in Interaction.' Failing at Fairness: How Americas Schools Cheat Girls. (1994) Sadker, Myra, David Sadker, Lynn Fox & Melinda Salata. 'Gender Equity in the Classroom: The Unfinished Agenda.' College Board Review. (1993) Sittenfeld, Curtis. 'Your Life as a Girl.' Listen Up!: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation. (1995) Thomas, M. Carey. 'Present Tendencies in Womens College and University Education.' Educational Review. (1907) Tierney, William G. 'Building Academic Communities of Difference: Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals on Campus.' Change. (1992) FAMILY RELATIONS. Theme Introduction to Family Relations, by Nancy D. Campbell. Allyn, Jennifer and David. 'Identity Politics.' To Be Real. (1995) Baca Zinn, Maxine. 'Family, Feminism and Race in America.' Race, Class and Gender: Common Bonds, Different Voices. (1996) Baca Zinn, Maxine. 'Feminist Rethinking from Racial-Ethnic Families.' Women of Color in U.S. Society. (1995) Barnett, Rosalind and Caryl Rivers. 'Look Whos Talking About Work and Family.' Ms. (1996) Browning, Frank. 'Why Marry?' New York Times. (1996) diLeonardo, Micaela. 'The Female World of Cards and Holidays: Women, Families, and the Work of Kinship.' Signs. (1987) Hunter, Nan D. 'Sexual Dissent and the Family: The Sharon Kowalski Case.' The Nation. (1991) Lehrer, Susan. 'Family and Womens Lives.' Women: Images and Realities-A Multicultural Anthology. (1995) May, Elaine Tyler. 'Baby Boom and Birth Control.' Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era. (1988) Rauch, Jonathan. 'For Better or Worse?' New Republic. (1996) Stacey, Judith. 'The Making and Unmaking of Modern Families.' Brave New Families. (1991) Syfers, Judy. 'Why I Want a Wife.' Radical Feminism. (1973) Van Gelder, Lindsy. 'Marriage as a Restricted Club.' Ms. (1984) FEMINISM AND WOMENS MOVEMENTS. Theme Introduction to Feminism and Womens Movements, by Susan M. Hartmann. Bunch, Charlotte. 'Bringing the Global Home.' Passionate Politics: Essays 1968-1986. (1987) Chafe, William. 'The Revival of Feminism.' The Paradox of Change: American Women in the 20th Century. (1991) 'Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions,' The Seneca Falls Womens Rights Convention of 1848, Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings. (1848) DuBois, Ellen Carol. 'The First Womens Rights Movement.' Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Womens Movement in America 1848-1869. (1978) (18pps.) Echols, Alice. 'Nothing Distant About It: Womens Liberation and Sixties Radicalism.' The Sixties: From Memory to History. (1994) ^*Faludi, Susan. 'Introduction: Blame It On Feminism,' Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. Hogeland, Lisa Maria. 'Fear of Feminism: Why Young Women Get the Willies.' Ms. (1994) hooks, bell. 'Men in Feminist Struggle-The Necessary Movement.' Women Respond to the Mens Movement. (1992) Mansbridge, Jane. 'What Is the Feminist Movement?' Feminist Organizations: Harvest of the New Womens Movement. (1995) Martinez, Elizabeth. 'In Pursuit of Latina Liberation.' Signs. (1995) National Organization for Women. 'NOWs Statement of Purpose.' It Changed My Life: Writings on the Womens Movement. (1966) and 'NOW Bill of Rights.' Rebirth of Feminism. (1968) Neuborne, Ellen. 'Imagine My Surprise.' Listen Up: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation. (1995) Painter, Nell Irvin. 'Sojourner Truths Defense of the Rights of Women.' Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1994) Ruffin, Josephine St. Pierre. 'Address to the First National Conference of Colored Women.' The Womans Era by Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin. (1895) Sacks, Karen. 'The Class Roots of Feminism.' Monthly Review. (1976) Smith, Barbara. 'Introduction.' Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology. (1983) Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 'The Solitude of Self.' Truth, Sojourner. 'Aint I a Woman?' Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings. (1851) Turner, Tracy Zollinger. 'Feminism by Osmosis.' The Columbus Guardian. (1994) van der Gaag, Nikki. 'Women: Still Something to Shout About.' New Internationalist. (1995) Wagner, Sally Roesch. 'Is Equality Indigenous? The Untold Iroquois Influence on the Early Radical Feminists.' On the Issues: The Progressive Womens Quarterly. (1996) Walker, Alice. 'Womanist.' In Search of Our Mothers Gardens. (1983) Walker, Rebecca. 'Becoming the Third Wave.' Ms. (1992) Wilson, Ara. 'Lesbians Visibility and Sexual Rights at Beijing.' Signs. (1996) HEALTH AND MEDICINE. Theme Introduction to Health and Medicine, by Linda A. Bernhard. Bassuk, Ellen. 'The Rest Cure: Repetition or Resolution of Victorian Womens Conflicts?' The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives. (1986) ^*Berkow, Ira. 'Alcohol Abuse Ends 2 Lives and Wrecks Another,' The New York Times. (1999) Chernik, Abra Fortune. 'The Body Politic.' Listen Up!: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation. (1995) Crossette, Barbara. 'New Tally of World Tragedy: Women Who Die Giving Life.' The New York Times. (1996) Delgado, Linda. 'Arroz con Pollo vs. Slim Fast.' Women: Images and Realities-A Multicultural Reader. (1995) Doyal, Lesley. 'Abusing Women.' What Makes Women Sick: Gender and the Political Economy of Health. (1995) Ehrenreich, Barbara and Deidre English. 'The Doctorss Stake in Womens Illness.' 'The Scientific Explanation of Female Frailty.' Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness. (1973) Ferraro, Susan. 'You Cant Look Away Anymore: The Anguished Politics of Breast Cancer Activism.' The New York Times Magazine. (1993) Goudsmit, Ellen M. 'All in Her Mind! Stereotypic Views and the Psychologisation of Womens Illness.' Women & Health: Feminist Perspectives. (1994) ^*Knapp, Caroline. 'Drinking: A Love Story,' Cosmpolitan. (1996) Krieger, Nancy and Elizabeth Fee. 'Man-Made Medicine and Womens Health: The Biopolitics of Sex/Gender and Race/Ethnicity.' Womens Health, Politics and Power: Essays on Sex/Gender, Medicine and Public Health. (1994) Martin, Emily. 'Body Narratives, Body Boundaries.' Cultural Studies. (1992) Martin, Emily. 'The Egg and the Sperm.' Signs. (1991) Ramsay, Heather. 'Lesbians and the Health Care System: Invisibility, Isolation and Ignorance-You Say Youre a What?' Canadian Woman Studies. (1994) ^*Ryan, Caitlin C. and Andrew M. Boxer, 'Coming Out in Primetime: The Mental Health Impact of Ellens Debut,' Cultural Diversity and Mental Health. (1998) Thompson, Becky W. 'A Way Outa No Way: Eating Problems Among African American, Latina and White Women.' Race, Class and Gender. (1996) Vald?s, Alisa L. 'Ruminations of a Feminist Aerobics Instructor.' Listen Up!: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation. (1995) Villarosa, Linda, ed. 'Introduction.' Body & Soul: The Black Womens Guide to Physical Health and Emotional Well-Being. (1994) ^*Walker, Alice, 'Strong Horse Tea,' In Love and Trouble. (1973) INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES. Theme Introduction to International Perspectives, by Ara Wilson and Adriane Livingston. Bunch, Charlotte. 'Transforming Human Rights from a Feminist Perspective. Womens Rights, Human Rights: International Feminist Perspectives. (1995) Cond?, Maryse. 'Three Women in Manhattan.' Green Cane Juicy Flotsam: Short Stories by Caribbean Women. (1991) Copelon, Rhonda. 'Gendered War Crimes: Reconceptualizing Rape in Time of War.' Womens Rights, Human Rights: International Feminist Perspectives. (1995) Dankelman, Irene and Joan Davidson. 'Why Women?' Women and Environment in the Third World. (1988) Enloe, Cynthia. 'Gender Makes the World Go Round.' Bananas, Beaches & Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. (1989) Garcia-Moreno, Claudia. 'AIDS: Women Are Not Just Transmitters.' Changing Perceptions: Writings on Gender and Development. (1991) Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette. 'Women and Children First: New Directions in Anti-immigrant Politics.' Socialist Review. (1995) Hyvrard, Jeanne. 'Op?ra Station. Six in the Evening. For Months . . .' Green Cane Juicy Flotsam: Short Stories by Caribbean Women. (1991) Kristof, Nicholas. 'Asian Childhoods Sacrificed to Prosperitys Lust.' The New York Times. (1996) Mayer, Ann Elizabeth. 'Cultural Particularism as a Bar to Womens Rights: Reflections on the Middle Eastern Experience.' Womens Rights, Human Rights: International Feminist Perspectives. (1995) Mench?, Rigoberta. 'Things Have Happened to Me as in a Movie.' You Cant Drown the Fire: Latin American Women Writing in Exile. (1988) ^*Milani, Farzaneh. 'The Deportation of Barbie from Iran,' Iris. (1999) National Council for Research on Women. 'Beyond Beijing.' Issues Quarterly. (1996) National Council for Research on Women. 'The Feminization of Immigration.' Issues Quarterly. (1996) Reagon, Bernice Johnson. 'African Diaspora Women: The Making of Cultural Workers.' Women in Africa and the African Diaspora. (1987) Robertson, Claire. 'Grassroots in Kenya: Women, Genital Mutilation, and Collective Action, 1920-1990.' Signs. (1996) Upton, Elaine Maria. 'Born to the Struggle, Learning to Write: An Interview with Lindiwe Mabuza, Poet and Chief Representative of the African National Congress.' Feminist Studies. (1995) Wallace, Tina. 'Taking the Lion by the Whiskers: Building on the Strengths of the Refugee Women.' Changing Perceptions: Writings on Gender and Development. (1991) LANGUAGE. Theme Introduction to Language, by Birch Moonwomon-Baird. Cardall, Michelle Quinn. Can He Mean She? Exploring the Semantics of Political Correctness. The Blair Reader. (1994) Eckert, Penelope and Sally McConnel-Ginet. 'Think Practically and Look Locally: Language and Gender as Community-Based Practice.' Annual Review of Anthropology. (1992) Greenwood, Alice. 'Children on Trial: Language Issues and Child Testimony.' Cultural Performances: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference. (1994) Hall, Kira. 'A Third-Sex Subversion of a Two-Gender System.' Unpublished paper. (1994) Lorde, Audre. 'The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action.' Sinister Wisdom. (1978) Mendoza-Denton, Norma. 'Language Attitudes and Gang Affiliation Among California Latina Girls.' Cultural Performances: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference. (1994) Morgan, Marcyliena. 'No Woman No Cry: The Linguistic Representation of African American Women.' Cultural Performances: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference. (1994) Nichols, Patricia. 'Linguistic Options and Choices for Black Women in the Rural South.' Language, Gender and Society. (1983) Nilsen, Alleen Pace. 'Sexism in English: A 1990s Update.' The Blair Reader. (1994) Sheldon, Amy. 'Pickle Fights: Gendered Talk in Preschool Disputes.' Discourse Processes.(1993) ^*Silko, Leslie Mormon. 'Language and Literature from a Pueblo Indian Perspective.' Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit. (1996) Tannen, Deborah. 'The Relativity of Linguistic Strategies: Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender and Dominance.' Gender and Conversation Interaction. (1993) Thorne, Barrie, Cheris Kramarae, and Nancy Henely. 'Language, Gender and Society: Opening the Second Decade of Research.' Language, Gender and Society. (1983) LAW AND LEGAL THEORY. Theme Introduction to Law and Legal Theory, by Carol Bohmer. 'Civil Rights Act, Title VII' (1964). Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1995) 'Comstock Law' (1873). Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1995) 'Declaration of Sentiments' The Seneca Falls Womens Rights Conventions of 1848. Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings. (1972) 'Equal Rights Amendment' (1972). Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1995) 'Equal Suffrage (Nineteenth) Amendment' (1920). Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1995) Glaspell, Susan. 'A Jury of Her Peers.' Everyweek. (1917) Kessler-Harris, Alice 'Equal Employment Opportunity Commission vs. Sears, Roebuck and Company: A Personal Account.' Radical History Review. (1986) 'The Law of Domestic Relations: Example from Colonial Connecticut, 1640-1702.' Womens America: Refocusing the Past. 1995) 'Married Womens Property Acts, New York State,' (1848, 1860). Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1995) 'Meritor Savings Bank v. Mechelle Vinson et al., 1986.' Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1995) 'Roe v. Wade, 1973; Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, 1992.' Womens America: Refocusing the Past. (1995) Wellman, Judith. 'The Seneca Falls Womens Rights Convention: A Study of Social Networks.' Journal of Womens History. (1991) MOTHERHOOD AND REPRODUCTION. Theme Introduction to Motherhood and Reproduction, by Sally L. Kitch. Allison, Dorothy. 'Mama.' Trash. (1988) Chatterjee, Meera. 'Creating Demand for Safe Motherhood.' Choices. Chira, Susan. 'Study Says Babies in Child Care Keep Secure Bonds to Mothers.' The New York Times. (1996) Collins, Patricia Hill. 'Black Women and Motherhood.' Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment. (1991) Daniels, Cynthia R. 'Bodily Integrity and Forced Medical Treatment: The Case of Angela Carder.' At Womens Expense: State Power and the Politics of Fetal Rights. (1993) Davis, Angela. 'Outcast Mothers and Surrogates: Racism and Reproductive Politics in the Nineties.' American Feminist Thought at Centurys End: A Reader. (1993) Gillespie, Marcia Ann. 'African-American Women are For Reproductive Freedom.' Conference Handout, Compliments of the National Black Womans Self-Help Project, Atlanta, Georgia. Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. 'The Unnatural Mother.' The Foreunner. (1916) Ginsburg, Faye. 'From the Physicians Campaign to Roe vs. Wade.' Contested Lives. (1989) Grimk?, Sarah. 'Of Voluntary Motherhood.' Marriage, Weld Grimk? Papers. (1855) ^*Lewin, Ellen. 'Claims to Motherhood: Custody Disputes and Maternal Strategies.' Uncertain Terms: Negotiating Gender in American Culture. (1990) ^*Mairs, Nancy. 'On Being Raised by a Daughter.' Plain Text: Essays by Nancy Mairs. (1986) Regan, Donald H. 'Statement of Prof. Donald Regan, School of Law, University of Michigan.' Congressional Hearings on the Constitutional Amendments Relating to Abortion. (1981) 'Roe v. Wade.' J. Ralph Lindgren and Nadine Taub, eds Laws of Sex Discrimination. 1973) Sanger, Margaret. 'Girl Mothers: Two,' 'Voices of the Children,Three & Six,' 'The Pinch of Poverty, Eighteen,' 'Conclusion.' Motherhood in Bondage. (1928) Usdansky, Margaret L. 'Single Motherhood: Stereotypes vs. Statistics.' The New York Times. (1996) Williams, Patricia J. 'The Unbearable Autonomy of Being.' The Roosters Egg: On the Persistence of Prejudice. (1995) POLITICS, GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY. Theme Introduction to Politics, Government, and Public Policy, by Nancy D. Campbell. Adams, Charles Frances. From Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams, During the Revolution, With a Memoir of Mrs. Adams. (1875) Benokraitis Nijole and Joe R. Feagin. 'Sex Discrimination in the 1990s: Progress and Illusions of Power.' Modern Sexism: Blatant, Subtle, and Covert Discrimination. (1995) Christian, Barbara. 'Camouflaging Race and Gender.' Representations. (1996) Conway, M. Margaret, David W. Ahern and Gertrude Steuernagel. 'Women, Education, and the Policy Process.' ' Women and Public Policy: A Revolution in Progress. (1995) Eason, Yla. 'When the Boss Wants Sex.' Essence. (1981) Guinier, Lani and Karen Burstein. 'Whats Fair?' Ms. (1995) Herttell, Thomas. 'The Right Of Married Women to Hold and Control Property.' Against the Tide: Pro-Feminist Men in the United States 1776-1990. (1839) Hunter, Nan D. 'Banned in the USA: What the Hardwick Ruling Will Mean.' The Village Voice. (1986) Kenny, Lorraine. 'Affirming Diversity: Building a National Community That Works.' 'Points of Law.' Issues Quarterly. (1996) McLarin, Kimberly J. 'For the Poor, Defining Who Deserves What.' The New York Times. (1995) McNaghten, Marci. 'A Sporting Chance for Women.' Ohio State Quest. (1994) Riordan, Teresa and Sue Kirchhoff. 'Women on the Hill: Can They Make a Difference?' Ms. (1995) Schmitt, Eric. 'War Is Hell. So Is Regulating Sex.' The New York Times. (1996) Woodman, Sue. 'How Teen Pregnancy Has Become a Political Football.' Ms. (1995) RELIGION. Theme Introduction to Religion, by Martha L. Wharton. Bynum, Caroline Walker. '. . . And Woman His Humanity: Female Imagery in the Religious Writing of the Later Middle Ages.' Fragmentation and Redemption: Essays on Gender and the Human Body in Medieval Redemption. (1991) Christ, Carol. P. 'Why Women Need the Goddess: Phenomenological, Psychological, and Political Reflections.' Heresies. (1982) Grimk?, Sarah. 'Womans Place in Religion: Nineteenth Century Views.' The Pastoral Letter of the General Association of Congregational Ministers of Massachusetts. (1837) Isasi-D?az, Ada Mara and Yolanda Tarango. 'Prologue.' Hispanic Women, Prophetic Voices in the Church. (1992) Kramer, Heinrich and James Sprenger. 'The Malleus Maleficarum.' (1971) Lee, Jarena. 'The Life and Religious Experience of Jarena Lee.' Sisters of the Spirit: Three Black Womens Autobiographies. (1986) Orenstein, Gloria Feman. 'Toward an Ecofeminist Ethic of Shamanism and the Sacred.' Ecofeminism and the Sacred. (1993) Pagels, Elaine H. 'What Became of God the Mother?: Conflicting Images of God in Early Christianity.' Signs. (1976) Plaskow, Judith. 'Epilogue: The Coming of Lilith.' Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion. (1979) Plaskow, Judith. 'The Coming of Lilith: Toward a Feminist Theology.' Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion. (1979) Russell, Letty M. 'Introduction.' The Liberating Word: A Guide to Nonsexist Interpretation of the Bible. (1976) Schaef, Anne Wilson. 'Introduction.' Native Wisdom for White Minds. (1995) Stanton, Elizabeth Cady. 'Introduction.' The Womans Bible. (1895) Stewart, Maria. 'Mrs. Stewarts Farewell Address to Her Friends in the City of Boston.' (1833) 'The Trial of Anne Hutchinson.' Excerpted from 'Examination of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson before the court at Newton, 1637,' The Antinomian Controversy, 1636-1638: A Documentary History.' (1637) Trible, Phyllis. 'Eve and Adam: Genesis 2-3 Reread.' Andover Newton Quarterly. (1973) Villarosa, Linda. 'Revelations.' Essence. (1995) Williams, Delores S. 'Womanist Theology: Black Womens Voices.' Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality. (1989) Williams, Terry Tempest. 'Burrowing Owls.' Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place. (1991) SCIENCE, GENDER AND TECHNOLOGY. Theme Introduction to Science, Gender, and Technology, by Nancy D. Campbell and Ron Eglash. Barinaga, Marcia. 'Is There a Female Style in Science?' Science. (1993) Barinaga, Marcia. 'Feminists Find Gender Everywhere in Science.' Science. (1993) ^*Bayard, Louis. 'Computer Pioneers-Visible at Last!' Ms. (1998) Cowley, Geoffrey. 'The Biology of Beauty.' Newsweek. (1996) Gorman, Christine and J. Madeleine Nash. 'Sizing Up the Sexes.' Time. (January 20, 1992) Gorman, Christine. 'Sizing Up the Sexes.' Time. (1992) Hubbard, Ruth. 'Rethinking Womens Biology.' The Politics of Womens Biology. (1990) Hubbard, Ruth. 'Sexism in Sociobiology.' Profitable Promises. (1995) Keller, Evelyn Fox. 'The Anomaly of a Woman in Physics.' Working It Out. (1977) Kolata, Gina. 'Who Is Female: Science Cant Say.' New York Times. (1992) Martin, Emily. 'Body Narratives, Body Boundaries.' Cultural Studies. (1992) Martin, Emily. 'The Egg and the Sperm.' Signs. (1991) Sands, Aimee. 'Never Meant to Survive (An Interview with Evelynn Hammonds).' Radical Teacher. (1986). ^*Tuana, Nancy. 'The Misbegotten Man.' The Less Noble Sex. (1993) Turkle, Sherry. 'Tinysex and Gender Trouble.' Life on the Screen. (1995) SEXUALITIES. Theme Introduction to Sexualities,, by Ara Wilson. Angier, Natalie. 'Intersexual Healing: An Anomaly Finds a Group.' The New York Times. (1996) Anzald?a, Gloria. 'La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness.' Borderlands/ La Frontera: The New Mestiza. (1987) Bem, Ramazanoglu, Gill and Walker. 'Heterosexual Feminist Identities.' Heterosexuality. (1992) Chalker, Rebecca. 'Updating the Model of Female Sexuality.' SIECUS Report. (1994) Cott, Nancy F. 'Passionless: An Interpretation of Victorian Sexual Ideology, 1790-1850.' Signs. (1978) ^*de Beauvoir, Simone. From The Prime of Life. (1960) Gomez, Jewelle. 'I Lost It At the Movies.' Testimonies: A Collection of Lesbian Coming Out Stories. (1988) Hammonds, Evelynn M. 'Towards a Genealogy of Black Female Sexuality: The Problematic of Silence.' Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures. 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