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Feminist Collections, v.9, no.2 (winter 1988)

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Women's Studies; Gender; Feminism; Library Resources; Reviews
Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 35p.
FROM THE EDITORS: Happy Birthday to Us! Reflections on the first ten years of the Women's Studies Librarian's office. "LET'S TALK ABOUT IT": WOMEN'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY: A book discussion program for public libraries. A PERSPECTIVE ON EUROPEAN BOOKSELLING: Feminist bookstore owner Sandi Torkildson experiences an international bookselling conference. NEWS FROM UW-PLATTVILLE: By Gloria Stephenson. REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: New sources on: research terms on women; black American families; black librarian/writer Ann Allen Shockley; women's paid and unpaid work; maps, charts and tables related to U.S. women; women's published diaries and letters; women in mathematics; feminist criticism; nonsexist terms; gay and lesbian periodicals; materials on black girls and young women; feminism and pornography; Virginia Woolf's essays; vocational sex equity materials; nonsexist children's books; and women and development; plus five more works. PERIODICAL NOTES: New periodicals on the diverse "American voice"; witchcraft and goddess religion; bodybuilding; social welfare needs of women; Madison area feminist news; gender issues in education; gay and lesbian youth; miscarriage; welfare activism; women's publishing in England; and autobiographical writing. Special issues on adolescent abortion; pornography; sex differences in education; the "Women Question"; and American feminism from a conservative historical perspective. Transitions for Outwrite and Sinister Wisdom. Ceased publication: Women's Review (England). ITEMS OF NOTE: A women's pamphlet on AIDS; a clearinghouse on women and girls with disabilities; teaching modules on black women's education in the South; the TABS poster series; videos on sexual harassment; the Business and Professional Women's Foundation database; more rare and out-of-print booksellers; a guide to ethical and legal issues of surrogate mothers; and more. WISCONSIN BIBCIOGRAPHIES IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: A new listing of the most recent reference works in the field of women's studies. WOMEN'S STUDIES IN WISCONSIN: The fourth edition of our statewide women's studies directory. BOOK REVIEWS: "Specifying" and "signifying": the oral tradition in black feminist writing, by Renny Harrigan. The intersection of race and gender: autobiographies of Afro-American women, by Cheryl Johnson-Odim. BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED.
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