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"Writing is clear and accessible….[P]rovides a useful introduction to many issues about women's identities as reflected in societal contexts. Even though women's lib may seem old hat, the underlying issues remain and need to be addressed clearly. These volumes are a fine effort to that end…."
"The variety, brevity, and accessibility of the essays make this volume an excellent resource for undergraduate students searching for scholarly interpretations of current issues involving gender. Where applicable, the editors have included special informational boxes with added features such as time lines, biographical sketches, and more detailed explanations of topics….This work is an excellent up-to-date supplement to the almost nine-year-old Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women, ed. by C. Kramarae and D. Spencer….Recommended. Lower- and upper-level undergraduates."
". . . the bibliographies at the end of each entry are so impressively comprehensive that it's easy to determine that each entry has been excellently researched. The comprehensive index provides guidance for finding topics and people and overall, much like the set itself, is quite intuitive. . . . [T]his work can definitely fill a gap in many academic reference collections."
"Battleground: Women, Gender, and Sexuality is a great reference tool that has a large number of themes of females. Anyone seeking new information as well as recognized subject matter on females will, without any hesitation, find the area under discussion in Battleground: Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Clearly, it is vital to women's studies."