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  1. Women, Power, and Ethnicity

    Working Toward Reciprocal Empowerment

    By Patricia S.E. Darlington, Becky Michele Mulvaney

    Powerful women aren't just men walking around in dresses!As women continue to assume positions of social leadership in increasing numbers, the dynamics of the social construction of power need to be examined. Have women adopted traditionally male patterns of behavior in an effort to gain and...

    Published February 11th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Violence in the Lives of Black Women

    Battered, Black, and Blue

    By Carolyn West

    Break the silence surrounding Black women's experiences of violence! Written from a Black feminist perspective by therapists, researchers, activists, and survivors, Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue sheds new light on an understudied field. For too long, Black women...

    Published January 30th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Health Expectations for Older Women

    International Perspectives

    By Sarah B. Laditka

    Explore international trends in health and longevity--with a special focus on older women!This essential book examines the latest research on life expectancy and “active life expectancy”--the number of years that women can expect to live free from major disability--in developed and...

    Published November 18th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Women's Health In Mainland Southeast Asia

    Edited by Andrea Whittaker

    A thought-provoking look at women’s health in developing nations! This book shows how war, military regimes, industrialization, urbanization, and social upheaval have all affected the choices Southeast Asian women make about their health and health care. When you read these first-person accounts...

    Published September 30th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Getting By on the Minimum

    The Lives of Working-Class Women

    By Jennifer Johnson

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 9th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Lesbian Love and Relationships

    By Suzanna Rose

    Explore the broad range of healthy lesbian attitudes and behaviors in love, friendship, self-image, and society!This pioneering book makes a revolutionary assumption: that lesbian and bisexual women are normal, if not average. Instead of focusing on which family or genetic quirks might produce...

    Published July 25th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Women's Best Friendships

    Beyond Betty, Veronica, Thelma, and Louise

    By Patricia Rind

    Explore the distinct relationships of close female friends!Women’s Best Friendships: Beyond Betty, Veronica, Thelma, and Louise gives new and comprehensive insight into the complex world of women’s closest friendships. Recent studies have shown that women place enormous value on best friendships...

    Published July 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. Women's Encounters with the Mental Health Establishment

    Escaping the Yellow Wallpaper

    Edited by Elayne Clift

    Explore women’s first-person experiences with the mental health establishment!This unique contemporary anthology of women’s experiential writing shares women’s realities, perceptions, and experiences (positive and negative) within the therapeutic environment. These artistic expressions of personal...

    Published June 13th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Women and Congress

    Running, Winning, and Ruling

    By Karen O'Connor

    Explore the effects women have had on Congress!Containing vital insights into the role women play in Congress, Women and Congress: Running, Winning, and Ruling is a unique look into the political standing of female candidates and congresswomen. Chapters written by noted political scientists...

    Published May 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Women and Punishment

    Edited by Pat Carlen

    In the last decade there has been growing international concern about the increasing numbers of women in prison, the effects that imprisonment has on their children, the realisation that gaoled women have different criminal profiles and rehabilitative needs to male prisoners, and the seeming...

    Published April 1st 2002 by Willan