The Evolution Of American Women's Studies [NOOK Book]


This book is comprised of reflections by diverse women’s studies scholars, focusing on the many ways in which the field has evolved from its first introduction in the University setting to the present day.

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The Evolution Of American Women's Studies

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This book is comprised of reflections by diverse women’s studies scholars, focusing on the many ways in which the field has evolved from its first introduction in the University setting to the present day.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230268142
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/11/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 325 KB

Meet the Author

Alice E. Ginsberg is the author of Gender in Urban Education: Strategies for Student Achievement (2005) and Gender and Educational Philanthropy (Palgrave, 2007) and is currently an independent education consultant.

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Table of Contents

Foreword—Allison Kimmich
• Introduction—Alice E. Ginsberg
• Women’s Studies 1970’s to the 21st Century—Alice E. Ginsberg
• A Personal and Epistemological Jourbaney Towards Women’s Studies—Margaret Smith Crocco * Women's Studies: A View From the Margins—Beverly Guy-Sheftall
• Women Studies The Early Years: When Sisterhood was Powerful—Paula Rothenberg
• What Took Me So Long?: A Well-Behaved Woman Finds Women's Studies—Jill McLean Taylor * Gender at the Center: The Making of an Educator—Joan Poliner Shapiro
• On Being a Pre-Feminist Feminist OR How I Came to Women’s Studies and What I Did There—Evelyn Torton Beck
• Women’s Studies, Systems of Oppression and Privilege, and Cultivating Accountability—Ann Russo
• My Life and Work in Women’s Studies (Now Gender Studies)—Judith Lorber
• Continuity and Change in Women’s Studies Programs: One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward—C. Alejandra Elenes
• Women’s Studies, Health, and Science: Evolution from Separation to the Beginnings of Integration—Sue V. Rosser
• Reflections on a Feminist Career—Nancy A. Naples
• What Year Is It?—Jean Fox O’Barr

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