Gender Studies
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Woman As Healer
Woman As Healer
Paperback      ISBN: 0877736162
This groundbreaking work examines the role of women in the Western healing traditions. Drawing on the disciplines of history, anthropology, botany, archaeology, and the behavioral sciences, Jeanne Achterberg discusses the ancient cultures in which women worked as independent and honored healers; the persecution of women healers in the witch hunts of the Middle Ages; the development of midwifery and nursing as women's professions in the nineteenth century; and the current role of women and the state of the healing arts, as a time of crisis in the health-care professions coincides with the reemergence of feminine values.
Women, Culture, & Politics
Women, Culture, & Politics
Paperback      ISBN: 0679724877
The issues of racism, violence, health, children, education, and peace, as they affect the lives of women are considered on a global scale
Women of the Celts
Women of the Celts
Paperback      ISBN: 0892811501
Historian Markale takes us deep into a mythical world where both man and woman become whole by realizing the feminine principle in its entirety. The author explores the rich heritage of Celtic women in history, myth, and ritual, showing how these traditions compare to modern attitudes toward women.
In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development
In a Different Voice
Psychological Theory and Women's Development
Paperback      ISBN: 0674445449
An assessment of psychological misinterpretations of women attempts to refocus perspectives on female personality and correct misconceptions of female psychological growth
Gynecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism
Gynecology
The Metaethics of Radical Feminism
Paperback      ISBN: 0807014133
"In this deeply original, provocative book, outrage, hilarity, grief, profanity, lyricism and moral daring join in bursting the accustomed bounds even of feminist discourse." —The New York Times Book Review
Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family from Slavery to the Present
Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow
Black Women, Work, and the Family from Slavery to the Present
Paperback      ISBN: 0394745361
An historical study of the roles of Black women examines the weight of racial prejudice and sexual discrimination on the dual responsibilities of Black women as bread winners and guardians of family and community stability
The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future
The Chalice and the Blade
Our History, Our Future
Paperback      ISBN: 0062502891
Argues that there was a prehistoric shift in human society to patriarchy and at present society is beginning to shift away from patriarchy
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
I, Rigoberta Menchu
An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Paperback      ISBN: 0860917886
Interviews with a Guatemalan national leader discuss her country's political situation and the resulting violence, which has claimed the lives of her brother, mother, and father
The Women of Deh Koh: Lives in an Iranian Village
The Women of Deh Koh
Lives in an Iranian Village
Paperback      ISBN: 0140149937
“Masterful . . . absorbing. This finely written book gives us a whole new sense of Iran.
Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler
Paperback      ISBN: 0486264696
This dark psychological drama depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine. Readers will discover an exploration of the nature of evil and the tragedy that lies in human frailty.