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Feminist Collections, v.15, no.4 (summer 1994)

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1994
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Women's Studies; Gender; Feminism; Library Resources; Reviews
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Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 50p.
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FROM THE EDITORS. BOOK REVIEWS: Special Cluster on Women and Sport. Control of Women's Sports: The Struggle About Equality by Julia Brown. Basketball and Broncos by Susan Harman. Women are Good Sports by Jane Piliavan. Play Ball! And They Don't Mean Softball by Dorothy Steffens. Ecofeminism North and South by Anne Stratham.[Review of] Ecofeminism by Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva; Ecofeminism: Women, Animals, Nature, ed. by Greta Gaard; Women, the Environment, and Development: Towards a Theoretical Synthesis by Rosi Braidotti et. al. Women's Peace Work by Laura Roskos.[Review of] Women and Peace: Feminist Visions of Global Security by Betty A. Reardon; Peace as a Women's Issue by Harriet Hyman Alonso; Women Strike for Peace: Traditional Motherhood and Radical Politics in the 1960s by Amy Swerdlow; and Gendering War Talk, ed. by Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott. FEMINIST DOCUMENTATION CENTERS IN BOMBAY by Shelley Anderson. FEMINIST PUBLISHING: A new feminist press, Virago celebrates twenty years, a report on the Sixth International Feminist Book Fair, and a proposal for a Women-in-Print conference. ARCHIVES: Collections on women in science and engineering and on western women's history. WISCONSIN BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: A new listing of reference works. COMPUTER TALK: Discussion lists, email addresses, and other electronic resources. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Works on African American women, American women's health, archeologists, feminist theory, recent herstory, American women's history, civil rights activists and public speakers, librarianship, Russian women, international women's studies (and specific resources in India), plus many sources on writers: modern women writers, Russian, British, and Irish writers, plus a section of key women writers. (Reviewed by Phyllis Holman Weisbard; two titles reviewed by Margery Katz.) PERIODICAL NOTES: New and newly discovered periodicals such topics as challenging sexism in the media, European women's studies, development, lesbians, women's information services, women in science, gender and law, reproductive health, Afrocentric feminist research, and planning for the Fourth World Conference on Women. Special issues of periodicals on women in cooperative living communities, audio engineers, early Chinese drama, New Zealand history, American Indian literature, women's health and social work, and a project on early women writers in English. Anniversary issues celebrate Kinesis, Woman of Power, and Women's Health Journal. Transitions: The Black Woman and Women Artists News. Ceased publication: Gabriela Women's Update. (Compiled by Linda Shult.) ITEMS OF NOTE: A guide for women with disabilities and development projects, a multicultural curriculum, a women of color media listing, a bibliography on South Asian women in Canada, an AV kit on the rights of women workers, brochures on women with HIV/AIDS, strategies for stopping sexual harassment in the workplace and in the upper school grades, a resource on women and philanthropy, and a sourcebook on gender and environmental programs, plus more resources. (Compiled by Renee Beaudoin.) BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED. SUPPLEMENT: INDEX TO FEMINIST COLLECTIONS, VOL. 15.
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University of Wisconsin System
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