Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings

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Susan Maxine Shaw, Janet Lee
McGraw-Hill, 2007 - Social Science - 743 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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Review: Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings

User Review  - Luke Harms - Goodreads

Great introductory look at a variety of academic viewpoints of women and gender studies with a good balance of theory, data, and stories of lived experience. Read full review

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User Review  - Catherine Wasylewski - Goodreads

If you like books written on the basis of opinion and passed off as a textbook, this is the book for you. Someone really needs to teach the writers/editors the difference between causation and correlation... Read full review

Contents

historical moment I The First Womens Studies Department
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Where We Stand 41
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What Does Womens Studies Have
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Copyright

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Susan M. Shaw is Director of the Women Studies Program at Oregon State University. She received her Ph.D. from Southern Seminary in 1987 and taught Religious Studies for eight years before joining the Women Studies faculty at OSU in 1996. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the University Continuing Education Associationís 2002 Meritorious Course Award for her web-based version of OSUís introductory womenís studies course. She is the author of Storytelling in Religious Education.ation.

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 OSUís 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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