Feminist Collections, v.8, no.4 (summer 1987)
Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 39p.
FROM THE EDITORS: Planning and evaluation for the Librarian's office and for Systemwide women's studies. FEMINIST VISIONS: Sex, Drugs, and AIDS, a problematic film for sexuality education, reviewed by Elizabeth Ellsworth and Mariamne Whatley. CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON WOMEN, MEMPHIS STATE UNIVERSITY: A look at the Research Clearinghouse's databases on women of color and Southern women, plus other projects of the Center. NEWS FROM UW-WHITEWATER: By Karen Kirst-Ashman. FEMINIST PUBLISHING: Reports on two new presses, the first women's list from an African publisher, and two address changes. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: New sources include a bibliography of bibliographies; an encyclopedia; a guide to legal rights; an atlas; an index to black women's poetry; a bibliography on the ERA; four directories; a travel guide; and handbooks on the writings of Jane Austen and Iris Murdoch. PERIODICAL NOTES: New periodicals on: black lesbians and gays; gender and society; domestic violence; lesbian publishing; women in philosophy; sexual assault; black women in the diaspora; women's spirituality; Wisconsin women; women in China; international women's issues; and women's entrepreneurship in Africa. Special issues on: rare works in women's studies; Japanese women; upper-level professionals; critiques of popular culture; television, gender, and criticism; women in engineering and engineering education; women in antiquity; communication scholarshlp and feminist studies; men's studies; sex discrimination in academia; women and memory; Irish women's writing; research on Ingeborg Bachmann; sexual difference; modern critical theory; and women in the precollegiate curriculum. Ceased publication: Women's Diaries: A quarterly Newsletter. Audiovisuals and teaching materials on women in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and other nations; a teaching packet plus guidelines for writing about women with disabilities; resources on sex equity in education and in the new national retirement legislation; audio tapes on women's spirituality and also by lesbian poets; rare, out-of-print and foreign-language book sources; microfilm records of the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Women's Bureau; and a subscriber information service on women's political status. WISCONSIN BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: A reading list on goddesses and goddess worship, and a bibliography on Asian women in America. BOOK REVIEWS: Friendship in women's lives, by Beverly Gordon. French feminism: recent Anglophone publications, by Lorraine Gauthier. BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED. SUPPLEMENT: INDEX TO FEMINIST COLLECTIONS.