Women’s Studies

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When recruits enter the Marine Corps many of them have an idealistic view of what constitutes an effective Marine, and they embrace the adventure that awaits them.

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An online dictionary says that a poem is a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such Susan

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Some of the history of the United States is known to many, yet the story behind the events and circumstances that make up that history not always necessarily so much.

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In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble clearly explains how search engines, used by billions daily, are not an innocent, neutral vehicle by which to search for information.

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Magdalena Yesil’s Power Up is the newest book in the tradition of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, in which powerful women who have spent decades downplaying their gender in order to re

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“We’ve been given an incredible gift as sentient beings: by changing the inner attitudes of our minds, we have the power to change the outer aspects of our lives.

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David Foster Wallace, a competitive tennis player in his youth, once wrote that “Top athletes are compelling because they embody the comparison-based achievement we Americans revere—fastest

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"This slender little book . . . is a treasure."

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“Readers will shout and stomp; snort and yell, while reading Nasty Women. It is the perfect weapon for dispensing gut-ripping vitriol in the privacy of your own mind.”

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Ink & Paint, The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation by Mindy Johnson corrects the misguided perception regarding women’s lack of contribution to the animation industry.

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“beautifully written narrative. . . . Menkedick is a writer to watch.”

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Camille Paglia’s relentlessly controversial public persona and pronouncements tend to overshadow her actual work.

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Meredith Tax is to be commended for her thorough and well-documented book about the history and politics of a region of the world most people know very little about.

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It is this kind of insight . . . that makes [Traister’s] important work a significant addition to the literature of sociology and women’s studies.”

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“reminds us how fortunate we have been that Ruth Ginsburg came our way at the right time.”

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In the 2000 movie Running Mates (2000), Faye Dunaway's character observes that the only thing anyone ever named for a first lady was a rehab center. Louisa Catherine Johnson (Mrs.

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“masterfully told, phenomenal story of a little-known but highly influential life.”

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In Spinster by Kate Bolick, we are taken on a journey of learning.

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“Until we abandon needs-based approaches where food insecurity is regarded as an individual problem and ‘handouts’ are given to deserving ‘beneficiaries’ instead of to rights-holding reside

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In The Big Lie: Motherhood, Feminism and the Reality of the Biological Clock Tanya Selvaratnam presents her own story of “heartbreak and self-discovery” relative to her attempts to become

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“. . . exciting, provocative, and even dangerous . . .”

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“. . . thoroughly researched, cogently argued, and elegantly expressed . . .”

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“. . . an interesting and fun little book.”

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