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Woman Studies

Abel, E.; Christian, B.; Moglen, H. Female Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism. University of California Press: Berkeley, 1997.

Alleman, Allison. Towards the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation. UMI Dissertation Services: Ann Arbor, 1997.

Amadiume, Ifi.

  • Daughters of the Goddess, Daughters of Imperialism: African Women Struggle for Culture, Power and Democracy. Zed Books: London, 2000.
  • Reinventing Africa: Matriarchy, Religion & Culture. Zed Books: London, 1997.

Bodman, Herbert L. & Tohidi, Nayereh. Women in Muslim Societies: Diversity Within Unity. Lynne Rienner Publishers: Boulder, 1998.

Boston Women's Health Collective. Our Bodies, Ourselves For the New Century. Simon & Schuster: New York, 1998.

Chang, Leslie. Beyond the Narrow Gate: The Journey of Four Chinese Women from the Middle Kingdom to Middle America. The Penguin Group: New York, 1999.

Conway, Jill.

  • In Her Own Words: Women's Memoirs from Australia, New Zealand, Canada & the United States. Vintage Books: New York, 1999.
  • Written By Herself: Women's Memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States. Vintage Books: New York, 1996.

DeLamotte, E.; Meeker, N.; O'Barr, J. Women Imagine Change: A Global Anthology of Women's Resistance from 600 B.C.E. to Present. Routledge: New York, 1997

Denniston, G.; Milos M. Sexual Mutilations: A Human Tragedy. Plenum Press: New York, 1997

Dews, C.L. Barney & Law, Carolyn Leste. This Fine Place so Far from Home: Voices of Academics from the Working Class. Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 1995

Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee.

  • Arranged Marriage. Anchor Books: New York, 1995.
  • Sister of My Heart. Doubleday: New York, 1999.

Doress, P.B.; Siegel, D.L.; The Midlife and Older Women Book Project in cooperation with the Boston Women's Health Book Collective. Ourselves, Growing Older: Women Aging with Knowledge and Power. Simon & Schuster, Inc.: New York, 1987.

Duncan, Bettina Shell and Ylva Hernlund. Female “Circumcision” in Africa. Lynne Rienner, INC.: Colorado, 2000.

Gali, Mary Ann. Female Circumcision: A Transcultural Study of Attitudes, Identity and Reproductive Health of East African Immigrants. UMI Dissertation Services: Ann Arbor, 1997.

Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. Bantam Books: Toronto, 1984.

Gottesman, Jane. Game Face: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like? Random House: New York, 2001.

Gray, Francine du Plessix. At Home With the Marquis de Sade. Penguin Group: New York, 1998.

GruenBaum, Ellen. The Female Circumcision Controversy: An Anthropological Perspective. University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, 2001.

Jay, Karla. Tales of The Lavender Menace: A Memoir of Liberation. Basic Books: New York, 1999.

Jicai, Feng. The Three-Inch Golden Lotus. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu, 1986.

Kelly, James Martin. Female Genital Mutilation: A Search for its Origins. UMI Dissertation Services: Ann Arbor, 1993.

Kibor, Jacob. Persistence of Female Circumcision Among the Marakwet of Kenya: A Biblical response to a Rite of Passage. UMI Dissertation Services: Ann Arbor, 1998.

Lata, Mani. Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial India, 1780-1833. Gali, Mary Ann. UMI Dissertation Services: Ann Arbor, 1989.

Lerner, Gerda (ed.). Black Women in White America: A Documentary History. Vintage Books: New York, 1972.

Manresa, K.; Koso-Thomas, O.; Ramos Rioja, I.; Serra, D. The Day Kadi Lost Part of her Life. Spinifex Press: Melbourne, 1998.

McCulloch, Jock. Black Peril White Virtue: Sexual Crime in Southern Rhodesia, 1902-1935. Indiana University Press: Bloomington, 2000.

Morgan, Robin. Sisterhood is Global: The International Women's Movement Anthology. The Feminist Press at the City University of New York: New York, 1996.

Oldenburg, Veena Talwar. Dowry Murder: The Imperial Origins of a Cultural Crime. Oxford University Press: New York, 2002.

Ping, Wang. Aching For Beauty: Foot-binding in China. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, 2000.

Pitts, Victoria L. In The Flesh: The Cultural Politics of Body Modification. Palgrave MacMillan: New York, 2003.

Razack, Sherene. Looking White People in the Eye: Gender, Race, and Culture in Courtrooms and Classrooms. University of Toronto Press: Toronto, 1998.

Radhika, Mohanram. Black Body: Women, Colonialism, and Space. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, 1999.

Russel, A.; Sobo, E.; Thompson, M. Contraception Across Cultures: Technologies, Choices, Constraints. Oxford: New York, 2000.

Seaver, Richard. The Mystified Magistrate and Other Tales: Marquis De Sade. Arcade Publishing: New York, 2000.

Sharratt, S.; Kaschak, E. Assault on the Soul: Women in the Former Yugoslavia. The Haworth Press: New York, 1999.

Shermarke, Marian. Understanding the Canadian Community Context of Female Circumcision. UMI Dissertation Services: Ann Arbor, 1996.

Sinatra, Stephen T., MD. Heart Sense for Women: Your Plan for Natural Prevention and Treatment. Lifeline Press: Washington D.C., 2000.

Snively, Judith. Female Bodies, Male Politics: Women and the Female Circumcision Controversy in Kenyan Colonial Discourse. UMI Dissertation Services: Ann Arbor, 1994.

Sterk, Claire. Fast Lives: Women Who Use Crack Cocaine. Temple University Press: Philadelphia, 1999.

Stiglmayer, Alexandra. Mass Rape: The War Against Women in Bosnia-Herzegovina. University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln, 1994

Twine, France Winddance & Blee, Kathlen M. Feminism & Antiracism: International Struggles for Justice. New York University Press: New York, 2001

Ung, Loung. First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers. Perennial: New York, 2000

Walter, Bronwen. Outsiders Inside: Whiteness, Place and Irish Women. Routledge: London, 2001.