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Feminist Collections, v.14, no.3 (spring 1993)

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1993
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Women's Studies; Gender; Feminism; Library Resources; Reviews
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Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 43p.
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FROM THE EDITORS. BOOK REVIEWS: FORGOTTEN WOMEN SPEAK OUT: ON AIDS AND HIV, by Ruth Faden and Nancy Kass.[Reviews] Positive Women: Voices of Women Living With AIDS, ed. by Andrea Rudd and Darien Taylor; Positively Women: Living With AIDS, ed. by Sheila Gilchrist et al.; The Invisible Epidemic: The Story of Women and AIDS, by Gena Corea. NOT A STEP BEHIND: CHANGING IMAGE AND REALITY OF JAPANESE WOMANHOOD, by Takayo Mukai. [Reviews] Heroic With Grace: Legendary Women of Japan, ed. by Chieko Irie Mulhern; Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945, ed. by Gail Lee Bernstein; The Japanese Woman: Traditional Image and Changing Reality, by Sumiko Iwao. THE POWER OF SPACE, THE HEIRARCHY OF PLACE, by Linda-Ruth Salter.[Reviews] Gendered Spaces, by Daphne Spain; Discrimination by Design: A Feminist Critique of the Man-Made Environment by Leslie Kanes Weisman. FEMINIST VISIONS: THE FUTURE IS HERE: by Kathleen A. Turek and Judith Hudson. GETTING TO KNOW JAPAN THROUGH THE WORKS OF AWARD-WINNING JAPANESE WOMEN FICTION WRITERS: by Carol Fairbanks. FEMINIST PUBLISHING: Naiad celebrates 20 years of publishing and Spinsters moves to a new home. NEWS FROM UW-EXTENSION INDEPENDENT STUDY: CORRESPONDING WOMEN: by Linda Shult. ARCHIVES: Records of women in home economics; wire recordings from a Black settlement in southwestern Wisconsin; London's Lesbian Archive seeks funding help. COMPUTER TALK: Databases, email discussion lists, electronic journals. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Bibliographies on higher education of women in the South, research on girls in public schools, lesbian sources, Caribbean women novelists, Colette, drama by women before 1900, and women and technology; directories of women-of-color organizations and of general women's organizations, agencies, publications, etc.; an encyclopedia of African American women, a biographical dictionary on Native American women, an index to Chicana studies, a guide to notable Hispanic women, and an almanac on European women; guides to the education of women the US and to Japanese women writers and their culture; a sourcebook on women orators; a quotation book; and several more reference works briefly noted. (Reviewed by Phyllis Holman Weisbard) PERIODICAL NOTES: New periodicals on law, defiance, lesbians, Fannie Hurst, feminist theology, humor, Asian Pacific women's studies, sexual assault, girls age 8-14, women rock musicians, young feminists, and water and sanitation issues. Special issues of periodicals on feminist pedagogy, women and the economy, women and science, women's organizing, Ontario women, western (US) women's history, mental health, and masculinity and war issues. Anniversary issue: Lesbian Contradiction. Transitions: Woman of Power delays publication. Ceased: Hag Rag and Spare Rib. (Compiled by Linda Shult) ITEMS OF NOTE: Two guides for lesbian and gay writers; a historical study of gender in journalism textbooks; training manuals on setting up women's information centers; a 900-number for telephone "herstories"; a microfilm collection on American women's diaries; and a new collectibles business for books and other women-related items. (Compiled by Lisa Kaiser) BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED.
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University of Wisconsin System
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