Women's voices, feminist visions: classic and contemporary readings

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McGraw-Hill, 2007 - Social Science - 784 pages
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This introductory women's studies reader offers a wide range of classic, conceptual, and experiential writings--over 105 selections in all. Chapter introductions provide background information on each chapter's topic, including explanations of key concepts and ideas and references to the subsequent reading selections. The anthology also offers numerous pedagogical features designed to engage students in active learning.

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This is the textbook used for the Introduction to Women's Studies course I teach. I think the text does a great job of introducing topics and balancing historic and modern takes on feminism. Read full review


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Susan M. Shaw is associate professor of women's studies at Oregon State University. She is the author or coauthor of several books, including "Girls Rock! Fifty Years of Women Making Music,"

Janet Lee is Professor of Women Studies at Oregon State University. She received her Ph.D. from Washington State University in 1985 and served as Director of OSU's Women Studies Program from 1991-2002. She recently received the OSU College of Liberal Arts Excellence Award that recognizes distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service. She is the author of Blood Stories: Menarche and the Politics of the Female Body in U.S. Society (with Jennifer Sasser-Coen) and Comrades and Partners: The Shared Lives of Grace Hutchins and Anna Rochester.

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