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Feminist Collections, v.32, no.3-4 (summer-fall 2011)

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Policing; Feminism; Muslim Women; Video Reviews; Reviews; Islamic Feminism; Library Resources; Women's Studies; Veiling; E-Sources; War; MIlitary; Sports; Gender
Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. ISSN: 0742-7441. 38p.
CONTENTS: From the Editors: http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/feminist-coll/FC_323-4_Editorial.pdf BOOK REVIEWS: GLOBAL ISLAMIC FEMINISMS, by Mahruq Khan, UW-La Crosse. http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/feminist-coll/FC_323-4_KahnBookRev.pdf. Reviews Jamillah Karim, AMERICAN MUSLIM WOMEN: NEGOTIATING RACE, CLASS AND GENDER WITHIN THE UMMAH. (New York University Press, 2009); Faegheh Shirazi, VELVET JIHAD: MUSLIM WOMEN'S QUIET RESISTANCE TO ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISM (University Press of Florida, 2009); and Margot Badran, FEMINISM IN ISLAM: SECULAR AND RELIGIOUS CONVERGENCES. (Oneworld Publications, 2009). WOMEN POLICING: BUSTING THE GENDER BARRIER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREERS, by Susan Riseling, UW-Madison. Reviews Dorothy Moses Schulz, BREAKING THE BRASS CEILING: WOMEN POLICE CHIEFS & THEIR PATHS TO THE TOP (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004); Adam Eisenberg, A DIFFERENT SHADE OF BLUE: HOW WOMEN CHANGED THE FACE OF POLICE WORK (Lake Forest, CA: Behler, 2009); Robert L. Snow, POLICEWOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY: BREAKING THROUGH THE RANKS. (Rowman & Littlefield, 2010); and Stacy Dittrich, STUMBLING ALONG THE BEAT: A POLICEWOMAN'S UNCENSORED STORY FROM THE WORLD OF LAW ENFORCEMENT (Kaplan, 2010). FEMINIST VISIONS: ARTICULATING THE FEMINIST SPIRIT: FOUR FILMS ABOUT MUSLIM WOMEN, by Mahruq Khan, UW-La Crosse. Reviews THE MOSQUE IN MORGANTOWN : COMPETING PATHS TO CHANGE IN AN AMERICAN MUSLIM COMMUNITY, 76 mins., 2009, by Brittany Huckabee, see www.themosqueinmorgantown.com; VEILED VOICES, 59 mins., 2009, directed, produced, & edited by Brigid Maher, see www.typecastfilms.com; FAITH WITHOUT FEAR: IRSHAD MANJI'S QUEST, 54 mins. (84 mins. with special features), 2007, by Irshad Manji & Ian McLeod, see www.onf-nfb.gc.ca; and UNVEILED VIEWS: MUSLIM WOMEN ARTISTS SPEAK OUT, 52 mins., 2009, distributed by Women Make Movies, see www.wmm.com. TRAILBLAZERS, TRAGEDY, AND REPENTANCE: WOMEN AS ROLE MODELS IN SPORTS, by Scott A. Nikolai, UW-Platteville. Reviews UNMATCHED, 51 mins., 2010, directed by Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters; and MARION JONES: PRESS PAUSE, 51 mins., 2010, directed by John Singleton. Both are distributed by ESPN Films as part of 30 for 30 documentary film series, see http://30for30.espn.com/ . REVIEWS OF MULTIPLE MEDIA FEMINIST RESPONSES TO VEILING: FOUR BOOKS AND TWO FILMS, by Virginia Corvid, UW-Madison. Joan Wallach Scott, THE POLITICS OF THE VEIL (Princeton University Press, 2007, pap., 2010); Marnia Lazreg, QUESTIONING THE VEIL: OPEN LETTERS TO MUSLIM WOMEN (Princeton University Press, 2009, pap., 2011); Bronwyn Winter, HIJAB AND THE REPUBLIC: UNCOVERING THE FRENCH HEADSCARF DEBATE (Syracuse University Press, 2008, pap., 2009); Eva Meyer & Vivian Liska, eds., WHAT DOES THE VEIL KNOW? (Springer, 2009); TRANSPARENCY, 30 mins., 2002, directed & produced by Osama Al-Zain, released by Zahra Pictures, see http://zahrapictures.com; MY HEAD IS MINE: WOMEN IN ISTANBUL, 40 mins., 2001, directed by Petrus van der Let & Andrea Simon, released by the National Film Network, see http://www.nationalfilmnetwork.com/store. WOMEN AT WAR: CHANGING ROLES IN THE U.S. MILITARY, by Lisa Schreibersdorf, UW-Fond du Lac. http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/feminist-coll/FC_323-4_Schreibersdorf.pdf. Reviews nine media items: LIONESS. 82 mins. (56-min. version also available), 2008 (deluxe edition DVD, 2010), directed by Meg McLagan & Daria Sommers, see http://lionessthefilm.com/; WOMEN IN THE MILITARY: WILLING, ABLE, ESSENTIAL. 59 mins. 2009, directed by Susan Sherwood, distributed by Pennsylvania Veterans Museum., more information at http://www.paveteransmuseum.org/home/education-women.php; WOMEN AT ARMS. Produced by Kassie Bracken & Diana Oliva Cave, New York Times, August-December 2009, free to stream at http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/us/series/women_at_arms/index.html?ref=us ; ON THE FRONT LINES: WOMEN IN WAR. Morning Edition, NPR, February 2011, free to stream or download at http://www.npr.org/series/133869535/women-in-combat; Kayla Williams, LOVE MY RIFLE MORE THAN YOU, interview by Terry Gross, Fresh Air, NPR, August 25, 2005, free to stream or download at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4814647; Abby Pickett, A WOMAN SOLDIER'S BATTLES ON THE FRONT LINES, interview by Alex Chadwick, Day to Day, NPR, May 19, 2005, free to stream or download at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4658361; Abby Pickett, A WOMAN GUARD MEMBER'S STRUGGLES WITH PTSD, interview by Joseph Shapiro, Morning Edition, NPR, June 2, 2005, free to stream or download at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4676372; WOMEN AND WAR, Helen Benedict, et al. blog posts, PBS, 2010, see http://www.pbs.org/pov/regardingwar/conversations/women-and-war; and WOMEN, WAR AND PEACE, five-part special series, PBS, 2011, see http://www.pbs.org/wnet/women-war-and-peace/. E-SOURCES ON WOMEN AND GENDER: http://womenst.library.wisc.edu/publications/feminist-coll/FC_323-4_E-Sources.doc NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Matthew Harrick reviewed BOY CULTURE: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA, ed. by Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, and Lindsay Cornish (ABC/CLIO/Greenwood, 2010); Emily E. Lawrence, EATING DISORDERS SOURCEBOOK, 3rd ed., ed. by Sandra J. Judd (Omnigraphics, 2011); Colleen Seale, WOMEN'S HISTORY: SITES & RESOURCES, 2nd ed,, ed. by Heather A. Juyck (University of Illinois Press for the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites, 2010); Amy Stewart-Mailhiot, DOING FEMINIST RESEARCH IN POLITICAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE, by Brooke Ackerly & Jacqui True (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010); Sherri L. Barnes, TRANSFORMING SCHOLARSHIP: WHY WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES STUDENTS ARE CHANGING THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD, by Michele Tracy Berger & Cheryl Radeloff (Routledge, 2011); Bernice Redfern, WOMEN COMPOSERS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC, by Mary F. McVicker (McFarland, 2011); Nancy M. Lewis, WOMEN IN MUSIC: A RESEARCH AND INFORMATION GUIDE. 2nd ed, ed. by Karin Pendle & Melinda Boyd (Routledge, 2010) and Yadira V. Payne, WOMEN IN COMBAT: A REFERENCE HANDBOOK, by Rosemarie Skaine (ABC-CLIO, 2011). PERIODICAL NOTES (Descriptions of special thematic sections or issues of periodicals)
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