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Women's lives : multicultural perspectives / Gwyn Kirk, Margo Okazawa-Rey.

By: Kirk, GwynContributor(s): Okazawa-Rey, Margo [author.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Edition: Sixth EditionDescription: pages cmISBN: 9780073512341 (alk. paper); 0073512346 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Women -- United States -- Social conditions | Women -- United States -- Economic conditions | Feminism -- United StatesDDC classification: 305.40973 KIW LOC classification: HQ1421 | .K573 2012Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
TOC Preface -- Women's studies, women's lives : knowing and understanding -- Untangling th e f"-word -- Theories and theorizing : integrative frameworks for understanding -- Identities and social locations : who am I? who are my people? -- Our bodies, ourselves -- Women's sexuality -- Women's bodies, women's health -- Violence against women -- Women's places : home and work in a globalizing world -- Making a home, making a living -- Living in a globalizing world -- Security and sustainability -- Women, crime, and criminalization -- Women and the military, war, and peace -- Women and the environment -- Activism and change -- Creating change : theory, vision, and action -- Glossary G-1 -- References R-1 -- Credits C-1 -- Name index I-1 -- Index I-7 -- About the authors A-1.
Summary: The sixth edition of Women's Lives: Multicultural Perspectives relies on the analyses, principles, and style of earlier editions, but with substantial changes to take account of recent scholarship. Women's Lives offers an introduction to women's studies and examines the lives of U.S. women within a global context as well as across race, class, nationality, sexuality, culture, age, and disability.
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305.409034 MIS 1980 The subjection of women / 305.40954 WOM 2005 Women of India : 305.4095496 SUN 1993 Nepali women rising / 305.40973 KIW 2012 Women's lives : 305.42 DAW 1981 Women, race & class / 305.42 DAW 1981 Women, race & class / 305.42 DAW 1981 Women, race & class /

TOC Preface -- Women's studies, women's lives : knowing and understanding -- Untangling th e f"-word -- Theories and theorizing : integrative frameworks for understanding -- Identities and social locations : who am I? who are my people? -- Our bodies, ourselves -- Women's sexuality -- Women's bodies, women's health -- Violence against women -- Women's places : home and work in a globalizing world -- Making a home, making a living -- Living in a globalizing world -- Security and sustainability -- Women, crime, and criminalization -- Women and the military, war, and peace -- Women and the environment -- Activism and change -- Creating change : theory, vision, and action -- Glossary G-1 -- References R-1 -- Credits C-1 -- Name index I-1 -- Index I-7 -- About the authors A-1.


The sixth edition of Women's Lives: Multicultural Perspectives relies on the analyses, principles, and style of earlier editions, but with substantial changes to take account of recent scholarship. Women's Lives offers an introduction to women's studies and examines the lives of U.S. women within a global context as well as across race, class, nationality, sexuality, culture, age, and disability.

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