The Veil in the Looking Glass
Learn how the seclusion of women can be used as a feminist defense against exploitationand as an empowering forceInternationally acclaimed author Ann Chamberlin’s book, A History of Women’s Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass is a critical...
Published October 12th 2006 by Routledge
Daughters Tell Their Stories
I will always and forever feel I have a 'hole' in my life where my mother once existed.I think, when you have to think about the fact you might have to take care of your parents someday and juggle kids at the same time It's a scary proposition.We had open...
Published July 15th 2005 by Routledge
A Study of the Lives of Older Lesbians
Gain first-hand knowledge of how today's lesbians aged 60 and over survived the 20th century! I didn’t know we were lesbians. We lived together 13 years! Whistling Women is a unique, candid collection of the life experiences of 44 lesbians between 62 and 82 years of age. This...
Published December 28th 2004 by Routledge
Looking Back, Looking Forward
The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it! Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based on interviews with 62 lesbians ranging in age from 55 to 95, this very special book...
Published December 27th 2004 by Routledge
Origins, Themes, and Diversity, Second Edition
An updated, reader-friendly guide to feminist theory and therapy! Feminist Theories and Feminist Psychotherapies: Origins, Themes, and Diversity, Second Edition examines major feminist theoretical perspectives and links them to practical applications of feminist therapy. This book focuses on the...
Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge
Women, Writing, and Solitude
This collection delves deeply into the power of solitude in a richly detailed exploration of the lives of women writers! The essays in this fascinating volume combine literary theory, autobiography, performance, and criticism, while opening minds and expanding concepts of women's roles both in the...
Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge
Neglect, Punishment, and Resistance
A compelling look at the crisis of disadvantaged women This powerful document takes a sobering look at the phenomenon of marginalized women pushed to the edges of society, holding on with the barest of hope and extraordinary bravery. Handicapped by the increasing societal inequality they face as...
Published May 28th 2002 by Routledge
Single-Parent Mothers Tell Their Stories
Explore the real-life triumphs and tragedies of single-parent mothers!Unbroken Homes is a “story quilt” of personal narratives constructed from in-depth, case study interviews of five single-parent mothers. The book chronicles their journeys as mothers, daughters, and women, in...
Published April 20th 2001 by Routledge
Explore the needs of older women and ways to provide for them!Written by women, about women, and for women, Women As They Age, Second Edition highlights the realities of being an aging woman in a youth-oriented, male-dominated society, in which socioeconomic and gender stratification are the...
Published March 2nd 2001 by Routledge
Explore feminist ideals and advocacy for aging women in health care, home life, work, and retirement! Fundamentals of Feminist Gerontology strives to increase women’s self-esteem and their overall quality of life by encouraging education and by putting a stop to age, sex, and race discrimination....
Published September 15th 1999 by Routledge