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Feminist Collections, v.15, no.3 (spring 1994)

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Women's Studies; Gender; Feminism; Library Resources; Reviews
Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 50p.
FROM THE EDITORS. BOOK REVIEWS: DYNAMICS OF THE CANADIAN WOMEN'S MOVEMENT by Eileen Manion. [Reviews of] Challenging Times: The Women's Movement in Canada and the United States ed. by Constance Backhouse and David Flaherty; And Still We Rise: Feminist Political Mobilizing in Contemporary Canada ed. by Linda Carty; Politics as if women Mattered: A Political Analysis of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women by Jill Vickers et al.; and Faces of Feminism: Portraits of Women Across Canada by Pamela Harris. "PAY ATTENTION TO THE RADICAL": CANADIAN WOMEN WRITING by Fran Davis.[Reviews of] Kitchen Talk: Contemporary Women's Prose and Poetry ed. by Edna Alford and Claire Harris; Mapping Our Selves: Canadian Women's Autobiography in English by Helen M. Buss; Canadian Women Writing Fiction ed. by Mickey Pearlman; and Sounding Differences: Conversations with Seventeen Canadian Women Writers by Janice Williamson. UNDERSTANDING RACE AND ETHNICITY OF CANADIAN WOMEN by Vijay Agnew.[Reviews of] Some Black Women: Profiles of Black Women in Canada by Rella Braithwaite and Tessa Benn-Ireland; The Finest Kind: Voices of Newfoundland and Labrador Women by Marian Frances White; and The Faraway Hills are Green: Voices of Irish Women in Canada by Sheelagh Conway. VISION AND REVISION: RECENT LITERATURE ON WOMEN IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE by Rhonda Ambuehl. [Reviews of] Female Criminality: The State of the Art ed. by Concetta C. Culliver; Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance by Karlene Faith; Women After Prison by Mary Eaton; and From Inside: An Anthology of Writing by Incarcerated Women ed. by Deborah Stein. FEMINIST VISIONS: WOMEN OFFENDERS AND THE LAW: THE CYCLE OF PUNISHMENT by Frances Kavenik. WISCONSIN WOMEN IN WORLD WAR II by Michael Stevens. NEWS FROM UW-CENTERS by Jane Ewens. STATISTICAL PROFILE OF WISCONSIN WOMEN by Linda Shult. MORE GOPHERING AROUND IN WOMEN'S STUDIES by Phyllis Holman Weisbard. FEMINIST PUBLISHING: Two new Canadian presses. ARCHIVES: Collections on Hispanic women and on Virginia suffragist organizations. COMPUTER TALK: Email discussion lists, databases, electronic publications, and more. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Resources on women's organizations, goddesses, Minnesota women's history, American and British women's poetry to 1900, African American women writers, Spanish women writers, women in chemistry and physics, Welsh women, Canadian women's studies, gay and lesbian literature, nonstereotyped children's literature, the history of abortion, plus college guides for gay, lesbian, and women students. (Compiled by Phyllis Holman Weisbard.) PERIODICAL NOTES: New and newly discovered periodicals on experimental poetry, gender and culture, women over forty, gay and lesbian literature, feminist geography, athletic lesbians, feminist research, travel, health, Australian lesbians, Malaysian women, Central and Eastern European women, lesbian/gay video, Republican women, nurses, lesbians of South Asian descent, single mothers, skiing, gender and the state, women's cartoons, documentation of violence against women, transsexuals, European women's studies, French studies, self-discovery and expression, work, activism and resistance. Special issues of periodicals on feminist erotica, women in the media, anthropology, Japanese women, family violence, gender in the U.S., women in science, Samuel Johnson's work, medieval women. Plus news of anniversary issues, changes in address and organization, and publications that have ceased. (Compiled by Linda Shult.) ITEMS OF NOTE: Microfiche on Spanish women writers, a survey on violence against S/M lesbians, a bibliography on outdoor women, movies celebrating gays and lesbians, debates surrounding Irish American women, a health catalog, a bibliography on African American women's periodicals, a booklet on maternity care, a report on violence in mass media, a booklet on female genital mutilation, a menopause resource guide, a Canadian report on the status of women, a pamphlet on lesbian battering, a women-of-color resource database, a poster series on African American women, a radio station directory, and many more items. (Compiled by Renee Beaudoin.) BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED.
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