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Women'S Studies


Belenky, Mary Field, Blythe McVicker Clinchy, Nancy Rule Goldberger, and Jill Mattuck Tarule. Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Bird, Elizabeth. "Women's Studies in European Higher Education." European Journal of Women's Studies 3, no. 3 (1996): 151–165.

Bock, Gisela. "Challenging Dichotomies: Perspectives on Women's History." In Writing Women's History: International Perspectives, edited by Karen Offen, Ruth Roach Pierson, and Jane Rendall, 1–24. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Boxer, Marilyn Jacoby. When Women Ask the Questions: Creating Women's Studies in America. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Donaldson, Laura E., Anne Donadey, and Jael Silliman. "Subversive Couplings: On Anti-Racism and Postcolonialism in Graduate Women's Studies." In Women's Studies on Its Own, edited by Robyn Wiegman, 438–456. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2002.

Frye, Marilyn. Some Reflections on Separatism and Power. East Lansing, Mich.: Tea Rose, 1981.

Grewal, Inderpal, and Caren Kaplan, eds. Scattered Hegemonies: Postmodernity and Transnational Feminist Practices. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1994.

Hacker, Helen. "Women as a Minority Group." Social Forces 30 (1951): 60–69.

hooks, bell. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center. 2nd ed. Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press, 2000.

——. Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. New York: Routledge, 1994.

Howe, Florence, ed. The Politics of Women's Studies: Testimony from Thirty Founding Mothers. New York: Feminist Press, 2000.

Lerner, Gerda. Fireweed: A Political Autobiography. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002.

——. The Majority Finds Its Past. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.

Lerner, Gerda, ed. Black Women in White America: A Documentary History. New York: Pantheon, 1972.

Messer-Davidow, Ellen. Disciplining Feminism: From Social Activism to Academic Discourse. Durham, N.C., and London: Duke University Press, 2002.

Minnich, Elizabeth Kamarck. Transforming Knowledge. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.

Moraga, Cherríe, and Gloria Anzaldúa. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Latham, N.Y.: Kitchen Table/Women of Color Press, 1983.

O'Barr, Jean Fox. Feminism in Action: Building Institutions and Community through Women's Studies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984.

Offen, Karen. "Defining Feminism: A Comparative Historical Approach." Signs 17 (Fall 1988): 119–157.

Scott, Joan Wallach. Gender and the Politics of History. Rev. ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Shiva, Vandana. Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development. London: Zed Books, 1988.

Smith, Barbara. The Truth That Never Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and Freedom. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Smith, Barbara, ed. Home Girls. Latham, N.Y.: Kitchen Table/Women of Color Press, 1983.

Tong, Rosemarie. Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction. 2nd ed. Boulder, Colo.: Westview, 1998.

Warren, Karen J. Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Woolf, Virginia. Three Guineas. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1966.

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