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BOOK REVIEWS: Gender in Contemporary Islamic Societies by Maurie Sacks. [Reviews] A World of Difference: Islam and Gender Hierarchy in Turkey by Julie Marcus; Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East by Valentine Moghadam; and Revealing Reveiling: Islamist Gender Ideology in Modern Egypt by Sherifa Zuhur. A Historical Approach to Islamic Women by Carla Petievich. [Reviews] Women in Islam from Medieval to Modern Times by Wiebke Walther and Women & Gender in Islam by Leila Ahmed. Female Images of the Divine by Eleanor B. Amico. [Reviews] The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image by Anne Baring and Jules Cashford; In a Chariot Drawn by Lions: The Search for the Female Diety by Asphodel P. Long; Her Share of the Blessings: Women's Religions Among Pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Greco-Roman World by Ross Shepard Kraemer; and She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse by Elizabeth A. Johnson. Identity, Ceremony, Community: Jewish Women's Spirituality by Phyllis Holman Weisbard.[Reviews] The Telling: The Story of a Group of Jewish Women Who Journey to Spirituality Through Community and Ceremony by E.M. Broner; The Jewish Woman's Awareness Guide: Connections for the 2nd Wave of Jewish Feminism by Janet Carnay et. al.; Daughters of the King: Women and the Synagogue: A Survey of History, Halakah, and Contemporary Realities ed. by Susan Grossman and Rivka Haut; The Merit of Our Mothers: A Bilingual Anthology of Jewish Women's Prayers [Bizkhus Imohes] comp. by Tracy Guren Klirs; A Ceremonies Sampler: New Rites, Celebrations, and Observances of Jewish Women ed. by Elizabeth Resnick Levine; and Four Centuries of Jewish Women's Spirituality: A Sourcebook ed. by Ellen M. Umansky and Dianne Ashton.
FEMINIST VISIONS: Visions, Struggles, Celebrations: Recent Videos on Women and Religion by Andrea Nye.
A CAPTIVITY NARRATIVE REDISCOVERED: By Samantha Selwood.
COMPUTER TALK: Databases, email discussion lists, electronic texts and journals.
WISCONSIN BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN WOMEN'S STUDIES.
ARCHIVES: Five archival collections, from memorabilia of women Air Force pilots to records of the Federation of Women's Clubs.
FEMINIST PUBLISHING: A new women's humor publisher in Pennsylvania; hard times for Britain's Onlywomen Press.
NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Bibliographies on British women, career advancement, underrepresented groups in the field of geography, women and AIDS, mothers and daughters in short fiction, rural women, and Canadian and U.S. women of letters; a biographical dictionary of African American women; and resources on sexual harrassment, statistics on women, and women at Gettysburg. (Reviewed by Phyllis Holmam Weisbard.)
PERIODICAL NOTES: New and newly discovered periodicals on lesbian/gay culture and social services, zine networking, women in Singapore, radical British women, consensual sexual practice, women coal miners, writer Ellen Glasgow, self-development of African women, newsbits for busy executive women, cartoons, sports and sports fans, coping with chronic illness, arts, Malaysian workers' organizing, law, and health. Special issues of periodicals on the politics of abortion, sexual harrassment in the communications field, feminism and consumer research, lesbian and gay history and culture, gender inequalities in Africa, tropical diseases in women, caesarean births in the U.S., development and health, contemporary Jewish women writers, critique of the current feminist wave. Ceased publications: H.D. Newsletter, New Directions for Women. (Compiled by Linda Shult.)
ITEMS OF NOTE: writings on women's studies in India, a collection of papers on Margaret Sanger, a report on reclaiming diversity in the curriculum, a working paper on feminist internationalism, an international directory of women's health projects, a grants listing for women in science, information packets on traffic in women and teenage pregnancy in the southern hemisphere, statistics on mothers' labor force participation, a support program for low-income women, a displaced homemaker's guide to nontraditional occupations, a catalog of publications on women's unwaged work, a change in Library of Congress cataloging practice, a bilingual pamphlet on sexual assault in marriage, a resource guide on violence against women, a campus safety guide, a woman's book of days, and a policy document on mace and tear gas weapons. (Compiled by Ingrid Markhardt.)
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