Feminist Collections, v.16, no.2 (winter 1995)
Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 54p.
FROM THE EDITORS: A new set of core bibliographies. LETTER TO THE EDITORS. BOOK REVIEWS: Gender and Power by Lynn Walter. [Review of] Gendered Anthropology, ed. by Teresa Del Valle; Engendering China: Women, Culture, and the State, ed. by Christina K. Gilmartin et. al.; Reversed Realities: Gender Hierarchies in Development Thought by Naila Kabeer; Paradoxes of Gender by Judith Lorber; and Power/Gender: Social Relations in Theory and Practice, ed. by H. Lorraine Radtke and Henderikus J. Stam. Why Women Do It: The Sale of Women's Sexual Labor, by Saundra Sturdevant and Brenda Stoltzfus. [Review of] Night Work: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club, by Anne Allison; Moral Dilemmas of Feminism, ed. by Laurie Shrage; Reading, Writing, and Rewriting the Prostitute Body by Shannon Bell; and Prostitution: An International Handbook on Trends, Problems, and Policies, ed. by Nanette J. Davis. Women, Difference, and Music by Jane Bowers. [Review of Rediscovering the Muses: Women's Musical Traditions, ed. by Kimberly Marshall; Cecilia Reclaimed: Feminist Perspectives on Gender and Music, ed. by Susan C. Cook and Judy S. Tsou; Musicology and Difference: Gender and Sexuality in Music Scholarship, ed. by Ruth A. Solie; and Gender and the Musician Canon by Marcia J. Citron. FEMINIST VISIONS: Gender Dynamics Online: What's New About the New Communication Technologies? by Hank Bromley. FEMINIST PERIODICALS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA by Carol L. Mitchell. WORK IN PROGRESS: A NEW GUIDE TO WOMEN'S HISTORY RESOURCES AT THE STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WISCONSIN by Mary Fiorenza. WEB-STER DEFINITIONS: A QUICK INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB AND WOMEN by Phyllis Holman Weisbard. NEWS FROM THE UW SYSTEM WOMEN AND SCIENCE PROGRAM: Science, Diversity, and Community: Revitalizing Introductory Curricula by Rebecca Armstrong, director. FEMINIST PUBLISHING. COMPUTER TALK: Email discussion lists, web sites, and more. ARCHIVES. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Sources on women immigrating from Europe to the US, "contacts and connections," centers/activities that are part of the National Council for Research on Women, graduate work in women's studies, the Schlesinger Library's collections, research on women in English and the romance languages, five hundred "good reads" by women, US women's writing, women in the military, Italian women writers, American women's landmarks, and women's mystery writing. (Reviewed by Phyllis Holman Weisbard, with additional reviews by Helene Androski, Giovanna Miceli Jeffries, and Margery Katz.) PERIODICAL NOTES: New periodicals on gender and the editing process, international lesbian information connections, women in Iran, fat women, young women, gays and lesbians, health maintenance, international feminism, gay and lesbian South Asians, women and law, and "iconoclast" women. Special issues of periodicals on women, psychoanalysis, and culture, California women's history, Third World women, community, women in education, feminist criticism and theory in Hispanic studies, sports and the body, women and computing, and self-representation of women cross-culturally. Anniversary issues and transitions in the periodical world. (Compiled by Linda Shult.) ITEMS OF NOTE: Among the resources: papers on early Canadian women writers, feminist pedagogy, and women and AIDS, a listing of books for adult survivors of incest, a telecourse on social action, a bibliography on gender bias, a guide to Canadian women's studies programs, a pamphlet series on women in the Middle East, a National Women's History Project gazette on women and the vote, and videocassettes on "Dyke TV." (Compiled by Renee Beaudoin.) BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED.