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Social Sciences - Women's Studies

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DESPITE THE ODDS Essays on Canadian Women and Science, Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi (editor)
1 Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi (editor) DESPITE THE ODDS Essays on Canadian Women and Science
Montreal Vehicule Press 1990 0919890962 / 9780919890961 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Cover has light edge and corner wear, light soiling to outer edge of pages, a few small scratches/indentations on front cover (indents can be seen on first few pages). Pages clean and unmarked except for previous owner's name on first page and a few small pencil/ink markings (fairly minimal). B/w photos. ; 8vo; 452 pages; This is the first book to address the status of Canadian women in the sciences from a historical and contemporary perspective. Essays on women in medicine, sociology, pharmacy and the natural sciences provide insights about our pioneer women scientists. Contemporary concerns are examined such as the career goals of female science students, gender separatism, and feminist research into genetic hazards in the workplace. (700) 
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2 Allen, Jeffner (editor) LESBIAN PHILOSOPHIES AND CULTURES
State University of New York Press 1990 079140384X / 9780791403846 Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition. Interior clean & tight, no markings other than old pencilled price, very light edgewear/scuffing. 410 pages. The writers contributing to this book are theorists and activists who write as members of diverse lesbian cultures, and includes essays, fiction, autobiography, poetic prose and experimental forms. Writers included: Joyce Trebilcot, Vivienne Louise, Kitty Tsui, Ann Ferguson, Julia Penelope, Marthe Rosenfeld, Claudia Card, Anna Lee, Maria Lugones, Edwins Franchild, Caryatis Cardea and several others. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.50 USD
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POWER POLITICS, Atwood, Margaret
3 Atwood, Margaret POWER POLITICS
Toronto Anansi 1971 0887840205 / 9780887840203 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Cover has light wear to edges and corners, fading to spine, light scuffing/soiling, creasing to rear. Pages are all intact, name written on first page, and a few pages have writing in pencil. Age tanning to pages. An early book of poetry by the fine Canadian writer. (250? -osl) ; 8vo 
Price: 8.00 USD
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THROUGH THE KITCHEN WINDOW:   Women Expore the Intimate Meanings of Food and Cooking, Avakian, Arlene Voski (editor)
4 Avakian, Arlene Voski (editor) THROUGH THE KITCHEN WINDOW: Women Expore the Intimate Meanings of Food and Cooking
Boston Beacon Press 1997 0807065080 / 9780807065082 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition, - mylar cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Only light wear overall, light soiling outer edge of pages, interior clean and unmarked. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 315 pages; "Taking a feminist perspective on a subject encumbered by the ponderous weight of societal mores and cultural expectations, Avakian's collection illustrates how meal preparation remains a meaningful expression of emotional connections and a creative way to communicate. In stories, essays, and recipes, women reminisce about food to reveal a myriad of highly charged meanings. Personal reflections illustrate the metaphorical warmth a kitchen environment generates, strengthening familial ties. Representing well-known as well as emerging writers, this wide-ranging collection delineates just how food sustains ties that bind and provides satisfying reminders of the choices women have today." (700) 
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TOO MANY MEN ON THE ICE Women's Hockey in North America, Avery, Joanna & Stevens, Julie
5 Avery, Joanna & Stevens, Julie TOO MANY MEN ON THE ICE Women's Hockey in North America
Victoria, B. C. Polestar Book Publishers 1997 189609533X / 9781896095332 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Great condition, illustrated. Light edge & corner wear, light scuffing to cover. Internal pages are clean & tight other than name written on 1st page & some erased pencil markings. 286 pages. Description: Through research, interviews, and profiles, this book tells the story of 100 years of women's hockey. Endorsed by the Canadian Hockey Association Too Many Men On The Ice will inspire budding Haley Wickenheysers. [401-osl]; 8vo 
Price: 9.95 USD
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6 Benedek, Emily THROUGH THE UNKNOWN, REMEMBERED GATE A Spiritual Journey
Schocken Books 2001 0805241388 / 9780805241389 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very nice condition. Retired library book but in great shape, only light wear overall, usual library type markings. ".....the author, suffering from a series of decidedly modern ailments, stumbles into the ancient topes of Judaism. And there the healing begins...."; 8vo 
Price: 8.55 USD
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LESBIAN TRAVELS A Literary Companion, Bledsoe, Lucy Jane
7 Bledsoe, Lucy Jane LESBIAN TRAVELS A Literary Companion
Whereabouts Press 1998 1883513073 / 9781883513078 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Excellent condition, only light wear overall, clean & tight, with no markings. 224 pages. A collection of travel stories by contemporary women writers, this book ranges from Egypt and West Africa to Russia, Greece, Kathmandu and Chile. In one tale, Sonja Franeta journeys 3000 miles on the Trans-Siberian railroad, and in another, Mariana Romo-Carmona returns home to Chile after 30 years. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo; A collection of travel stories by contemporary women writers, this book ranges from Egypt and West Africa to Russia, Greece, Kathmandu and Chile. In one tale, Sonja Franeta journeys 3000 miles on the Trans-Siberian railroad, and in another, Mariana Romo-Carmona returns home to Chile after 30 years. [342-noto] 
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SEIZING THE APPLE A Feminist Spirituality of Personal Growth, Carmody, Denise L.
8 Carmody, Denise L. SEIZING THE APPLE A Feminist Spirituality of Personal Growth
New York Crossroad 1984 0824506529 / 9780824506520 Not First Edition Softcover Very Good; New am uk only @20, used 31, avg. 6-12. "Can Christianity provide a resource for a feminist lifeway? Yes, says the author, despite its patriarchal detritus, the Christian tradition can still offer the saving wisdom, the healing and elevation for which women today are hungering. By creatively employing the insights of recent feminist psychologists, novelists, and what she calls the new transcendentalist school of Lonergan, Voegelin, and Rahner, Denise Lardner Carmody offers us a distinctly feminist spirituality-one characterized by self-transcendence or personal growth. " 
Internal pages clean & unmarked. Cover has some scuffing, light edgewear, corner curling. "Discusses the special meaning of the Christian tradition for women and examines prayer, work, politics, and family life from a feminist and religious point of view. " [298-osl] ; 8vo 
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STANDING ON NEW GROUND Women in Alberta, Alberta Nature and Culture Series, Cavanaugh, Catherine A. & Warne, Randi R. (editors)
9 Cavanaugh, Catherine A. & Warne, Randi R. (editors) STANDING ON NEW GROUND Women in Alberta, Alberta Nature and Culture Series
University of Alberta 1993 088864258x / 9780888642585 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Very nice condition, clean, tight and unmarked. Very light edge/corner wear, a little upturning to corners, price sticker on rear. B/w photos. 202 pages. Alberta women have helped shape and develop the province's landscape for generations. This book explores the activities and contributions that Alberta women have made to prairie culture...various authors contribute. (400-noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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THE STAIRWAY The Reissue of an Early Feminist Classic, Chown, Alice A.
10 Chown, Alice A. THE STAIRWAY The Reissue of an Early Feminist Classic
University of Toronto Press 1988 0802066836 / 9780802066831 Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice condition, only light wear overall, light wear to cover, clean, no markings. The Stairway reveals much about Alice Chown's life and thought and points to her importance in Canadian feminist history persuing such topics as the abolition of war and the belief in a new age. The reissue of an early feminist classic, tells of an extraordinary life: suffragist, settlement worker, peace activitist, journalist, College teacher. Memoirs of an early 20th-century Canadian feminist. (450noto? ) ; 8vo; 273 pages 
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DIVING DEEP AND SURFACING Women Writers on Spiritual Quest, Christ, Carol P.
11 Christ, Carol P. DIVING DEEP AND SURFACING Women Writers on Spiritual Quest
Beacon Press 1980 Softcover Very Good 
Light wear overall, several pages with yellow highlighting, name written on first page. Inside back cover has a pocket but no other indication of being a library book, 2 price stickers on front. This landmark book continues to offer women fresh sources of reflection and inspiration. Diving Deep and Surfacing reveals how the writings of Kate Chopin, Margaret Atwood, Doris Lessing, Adrienne Rich, and Ntozake Shange can inform women's search for spiritual renewal. A new afterword testifies to the importance of spiritual autobiography for women. Includes bibliography and index. 159 p. (*shipping will be reduced to all locations). ; 8vo 
Price: 4.05 USD
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OFF THE PEDESTAL New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent, Connor, Holly Pyne (editor)
12 Connor, Holly Pyne (editor) OFF THE PEDESTAL New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent
Rutgers University Press 2006 0813536979 / 9780813536972 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean and tight, no markings. Cover has light scuffing and slight edgewear. Beautifully illustrated in colour and b/w. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages; Pictures of women portrayed as professional, athletic, and intellectual seem common to us today, but until the late nineteenth century, such representations of strong, self-reliant women were virtually, if not completely, absent from the visual arts and literature. Off the Pedestal is the first book to explore the radical change that occurred in the representation of women immediately after the Civil War. Three critical essays draw on the visual culture of the period to show how the collapse of slavery in the United States brought issues of subordination and autonomy to the surface for women in much the same way that it did for blacks. As women began attending college in greater numbers, entering professions previously dominated by men, and demanding greater personal freedom, these "new women" were featured more frequently in the visual arts and in a manner that made it clear that they had ambitions outside the domestic sphere. The complexity and pervasiveness of these women fascinated many of the most well known painters, illustrators, and writers of the time, including Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, William Merritt Chase, Charles Dana Gibson, Henry James, Edith Wharton, and William Dean Howells. The women represented in works by these and other artists reflected those who, in life, were becoming liberated from the confines of the home and the sole company of their husbands and children. They were portrayed riding bicycles, hiking in the mountains, reading books and newspapers, and working as professionals. The depiction of female self-reliance, however, was not uniform throughout all visual media. Although painters and authors tended to portray these women positively, illustrators and photographers often vilified or satirized them. Among these negative stereotypes one could find the "manly" new woman-a contested figure whose appearance in journalism and elsewhere pointed to underlying social anxiety and demonstrated a widespread backlash against female empowerment. The medical community also condemned new women by arguing that females who studied or exercised vigorously would become sick, insane, or even sterile, thus threatening the welfare of the country. Featuring more than seventy color and black-and-white images, Off the Pedestal is an engaging and informative window into the ways that identities and attitudes are forged on the stage of visual culture. The book will accompany the traveling exhibition of the same name, which will open at the Newark Museum in the spring of 2006. (775) 
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NOTORIOUS LADIES OF THE FRONTIER Vol. II, the Ladies Who Lit Bright Lights Across the Rugged West, Drago, Harry Sincalir
13 Drago, Harry Sincalir NOTORIOUS LADIES OF THE FRONTIER Vol. II, the Ladies Who Lit Bright Lights Across the Rugged West
Ballantine Books 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Light wear edges/corners, interior clean & tight, age tanning to page edges. B/w photos. 145 pages. Including: Mattie Silks, China Polly, Elizabeth Taylor, Pearl Starr, Baby Doe Tabor & Diamond Lil..Some of them were scarlet ladies, some were adventuresses, some gamblers, and some were women whose views were too strong for their time, who found in the West the open spaces and the challenges they needed. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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IN MEMORY OF HER A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
14 Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza IN MEMORY OF HER A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins
Crossroad Publishing 1984 0824506677 / 9780824506674 Softcover Good 
Pages clean and intact other than a few pages with highlighting and pencil underlining. Light soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has moderate edge and corner wear, corner curling, scuffing to cover. Book has a rear pocket but no other indication of this being a library book. 357 pages. "Theologian Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza's groundbreaking work in which she reexamines the origins of Christianity through the lens of contemporary feminist assumptions. "; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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15 Fischer, Kathleen WOMEN AT THE WELL Feminist Perspectives on Spiritual Direction
Paulist Press 1988 0809130181 / 9780809130184 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edge & corner wear, light soiling to rear, interior pages clean & unmarked, a few pages lightly creased. From Library Journal: Therapist, spiritual director, theologian, and teacher, Fischer explores ways that new approaches to direction can heal and empower women, bridging the gap between inchoate experiences and traditional meanings assigned by men. Some topics here are standard (paradigms of growth, images of God, prayer styles) , while others deal with women's special concerns (issues of power, anger, and sexist violence) , but all are seen through a nonradical feminist lens. Testimonies of Fischer's directees, biblical stories, and reflective prayer exercises enrich this thoughtful work. (350noto? ); 8vo; 215 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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THE WEAKER VESSEL  Woman's Lot In Seventeenth Century England, Fraser, Antonia
16 Fraser, Antonia THE WEAKER VESSEL Woman's Lot In Seventeenth Century England
Methuen 1985 0413543609 / 9780413543608 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice, clean, tight condition. Pages are unmarked. B/w illus. Cover has light edge/corner wear and a scratch on spine area. Winner of the Wolfson prize for history in 1984 . By looking at women's lot between the death of one reigning queen and the ascension of another, it draws attention to the many changes which have affected women's position in society since 1700..... (386not) ; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 576 pages; 
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17 Gornick, Vivian WOMEN IN SCIENCE 100 Journeys Into the Territory
Touchstone Books 1990 0671695924 / 9780671695927 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Very nice condition, clean and unmarked, slight wear and corner wear to covers. 172 pages. Interviews a cross section of women scientists in diverse fields, exploring their various experience in this last stronghold of male intellectual authoritarianism. More than 100 brief vignettes. (300os) ; 8vo 
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18 Gray, Miranda RED MOON Understanding and Using the Gifts of the Menstrual Cycle
Element Books 1994 1852304960 / 9781852304966 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean & tight, no markings. Cover has light scuffing, light edgewear, a little corner curling, price sticker on rear. The menstrual cycle is not just a physical phenomenon; it can be a creative and enabling force, affecting women deeply at the spiritual level as well. Combining storytelling, traditional folklore and legend with practical tools, this positive book offers the modern woman insights into her cyclic nature.... ; Women's Health & Parenting; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; [275-osl] (*lower shipping avail to Cdn & overseas locations) 
Price: 13.95 USD
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WOMEN & CHURCH LEADERSHIP, Howe, E. Margaret
19 Howe, E. Margaret WOMEN & CHURCH LEADERSHIP
Zondervan 1982 031044571X / 9780310445715 Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice, clean, tight condition. Minor edgewear to cover. Pages clean and unmarked except for two small address stamps on endpage. Traces the journey of women in the church - from early history to today. She examines writings and events which have influenced the church in its attitudes towards women and shows how patterns are changing with regard to leadership roles. (285os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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DON'T MARRY ME TO A PLOWMAN!  Women's Everyday Lives in Rural North India, Jeffery, Patricia & Jeffery, Roger
20 Jeffery, Patricia & Jeffery, Roger DON'T MARRY ME TO A PLOWMAN! Women's Everyday Lives in Rural North India
Westview Press 1996 0813326214 / 9780813326214 First Edition; Third Printing Softcover Very Good 
Cover has light edge and corner wear, a little corner curling, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages clean and intact, with no markings. B/w illus. 294 pages. Popular images of India women range from the submissive bride behind her veil to the powerful, active women of politics. In this lively and unique book, Patricia and Roger Jeffery present a different perspective on women's lives. Focusing on the mundane rather than the exotic, they explore the complex interplay between the power of social structures to constrain individuals and the ways women negotiate these constraints to carve out places for themselves. Based on information collected by the authors during their research in villages in Bijnor District, western Uttar Pradesh, the volume offers eight life histories of Hindu and Muslim women. The women's life histories present a variety of class positions and domestic circumstances, illustrating many aspects of north Indian village life.... ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.95 USD
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