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Feminist Collections, v.16, no.3 (spring 1995)

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1995
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Women's Studies; Gender; Feminism; Library Resources; Reviews; Eating disorders; Women writers
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Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 46p.
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FROM THE EDITORS. BOOK REVIEWS: EATING DISORDERS AND FEMINISM by Nita Mary McKinley. [Reviews] Consuming Passions: Feminist Approaches to Weight Preoccupation and Eating Disorders ed. by Catrina Brown and Karin Jasper; Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders ed. by Patricia Fallon et al; From Fasting Saints to Anorexic Girls: The History of Self-Starvation by Walter Vandereycken and Ron van Deth; and A Hunger So Wide and So Deep: American Women Speak Out on Eating Problems by Becky W. Thompson. RELEASING THE WOMAN WITHIN: THE POETRY OF SEVEN WOMEN OF COLOR by Gay Davidson-Zielske.[Reviews] The Last Generation by Cherrie Moraga; Loose Woman by Sandra Cisneros; Releasing Serpents by Bernice Zamora; Planet, with Mother May I? by Alma Luz Villanueva; Now Poof She is Gone by Wendy Rose; Bear Bones & Feathers by Louise Halfe; and Bird Language by Diana Rivera. WOMEN WRITERS: LIFE IN LITERATURE by Audrey Roberts.[Reviews] Women's Work: An Anthology of American Literature ed. by Barbara Perkins et al; If I Had a Hammer: Women's Work in Poetry, Fiction, and Photographs ed. by Sandra Martz; Women's Voices: Visions and Perspectives ed. by Pat C. Hoy et al; Chloe Plus Olivia, An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present ed. by Lillian Faderman; The Norton Book of Women's Lives, ed. by Phyllis Rose; and Growing Up Female: Stories by Women Writers from the American Mosaic ed. by Susan Cahill. FEMINIST VISIONS: EXCERPTS FROM "MAKING HISTORY: JULIE DASH" by Patricia Mellencamp. ARCHIVES OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING by Tanya L. Zanish. OTHER ARCHIVES. WRITING OUR OWN HISTORY: A CLASS IN ARCHIVAL SOURCES by Lynne H. Kleinman. FEMINIST PUBLISHING. COMPUTER TALK: New email lists; electronic journals; World Wide Web sites; and more. Compiled by Linda Shult. CORE LISTS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Resources on African American women, aging, biography, disability, health and prescription drugs, writings by early Christian women, curriculum transformation, bias-free writing, photographers, date rape, statistics on US women, and writers of various genres, periods, and countries. Reviewed by Phyllis Holman Weisbard; one title reviewed by Marjory Katz. PERIODICAL NOTES: New periodicals on Latin American women, young women, development, economics, women entrepreneurs, Jewish women, spirituality, mentoring, the "Great Mother," RV traveling, book reviews, violence against women, East-West cooperation, and US women's history. Special issues of periodicals on lesbian and gay theory/politics, philosophy, women in film, Toni Morrison, history of women in education, Hispanic literature, Australian women, epistemology, abortion law and politics, Hollywood women, and Christina Rossetti. Compiled by Linda Shult. ITEMS OF NOTE: An Australian women's studies directory, a set of bibliographies, a campus organizing guide, resources on AIDS/HIV, reproductive health information, gay/lesbian videos, microfilm collections, a welfare policy report, a list of Wisconsin women legislators, recent Working Papers from Wellesley College, a survey report on women's work and the future, plus more. Compiled by Renee Beaudoin. BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED.
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University of Wisconsin System
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