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  1. Reform and Resistance

    Gender, Delinquency, and America's First Juvenile Court

    By Anne Meis Knupfer

    Examining the encounters between the girls and the new arm of the state in Cook County, Illinois, Anne Meis Knupfer illuminates the origin of American notions of gender and delinquency. Combining rigorous research with passionate writing, Reform and Resistance is a good story about bad girls....

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  2. In Their Time

    A History of Feminism in Western Society

    By Marlene LeGates

    Marlene LeGates has written a thorough, lively and accessible overview of Western feminist movements from the Middle Ages through the latter twentieth century. With each chapter containing a timeline and brief excerpts from primary source documents, the text serve as an ideal basis for a history of...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Socialist Women

    Britain, 1880s to 1920s

    By June Hannam, Karen Hunt

    This fascinating new study examines the experiences of women involved in the socialist movement during its formative years in Britain and the active role they played in campaigning for the vote. By giving full attention to this much-neglected group of women, Socialist Women examines and challenges...

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy

    Rethinking the Politics of American History

    By James Livingston

    Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy is James Livingston's virtuoso reflection on the period between 1890 and 1930, a primal scene of American history during which a wave of intellectual currents came together--and fell apart--to reorient society. Tying in critical insights on corporate...

    Published August 3rd 2001 by Routledge

  5. Re-presenting the Past

    Women and History

    By Ann-Marie Gallagher, Cathy Lubelska, Louise Ryan

    Feminist history continues to change the way history is written, and in doing so changes our view of the past. The authors of this collection explore how issues of sexuality, class, nationalism and colonialism informed the ways in which women were represented and continue to be represented in...

    Published August 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  6. Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds

    Edited by Debra Meyers, Susan Dinan

    This innovative collection brings together essays on women's religious experiences in both Europe and the Americas during the colonial era....

    Published July 27th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Lesbian Studies in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    By Alison Laurie

    Share the joys and struggles of lesbians in this bicultural nation!This powerful collection presents landmark original research into the history, literature, and sociology of lesbians in Aotearoa/New Zealand from that nation's best-known scholars and writers. A nation with two names, two distinct...

    Published July 19th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Lesbian History Sourcebook

    Love and Sex Between Women in Britain from 1780–1970

    By Alison Oram, Annmarie Turnbull

    This groundbreaking critical anthology gathers together a wide range of primary source material on lesbian lives in the past. The material here is drawn from a diverse range of sources, including court records, newspaper reports, literary sources, writings on lesbianism from psychologists, doctors,...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  9. Women in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Social, Cultural and Political Change

    By Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska

    Women's lives have changed dramatically over the course of the twentieth century: reduced fertility and the removal of formal barriers to their participation in education, work and public life are just some examples. At the same time, women are under-represented in many areas, are paid...

    Published June 19th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Transforming the Disciplines

    A Women's Studies Primer

    By Renee P Prys, Mary Jane Cherry, Susan Popham, Elizabeth L Macnabb

    A jargon-free, non-technical, and easily accessible introduction to women's studies!All too many students enter academia with the hazy idea that the field of women's studies is restricted to housework, birth control, and Susan B. Anthony. Their first encounter with a women's studies textbook is...

    Published April 30th 2001 by Routledge