Women's Studies

BIC code: JBFF
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  • Cover scan of Dear Sister
    Dear Sister: Letters From Survivors Of Sexual Violence
    - Paperback - AK Press
    This collection is written directly to and by survivors of sexual violence. It mixes genres, bringing letters offering profound and lasting insight into the journey of survivorship together with essays providing substantial analysis around issues pertaining to healing and justice.
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    SCUM Manifesto
    Valerie Solanas - Paperback - AK Press
    For over 40 years, Valerie Solanas' biting polemic has delighted and terrified readers. 'SCUM' is an indictment of patriarchal culture, a call to action, a radical feminist vision for a different world. Alternating between satire and seriousness, the book remains as a relevant today as when it was first written. Popular and divisive from its first publication, the 'SCUM Manifesto' has proved an enduring classic and has been translated into over a dozen languages. This edition contains a new introduction by American poet Michelle Tea.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Women
    Scottish Women: A Documentary History, 1780-1914
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    The editors of this volume introduce topics and debates relevant to nineteenth-century women's everyday lives, using selected primary source material to demonstrate key points.
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    Communist Women In Scotland: Red Clydeside From The Russian Revolution To The End Of The Soviet Union
    Neil C. Rafeek - Paperback - I.B. Tauris
    Neil Rafeek makes the first systematic study of 'Red Clydeside', the term given to communism, radical Labour and trade unionism in Scotland. He focuses on the role of women in the Communist Party and describes women's experiences of meeting leading international personalities of the era.
  • Cover scan of Elite Women And Polite Society In Eighteenth-Century Scotland
    Elite Women And Polite Society In Eighteenth-Century Scotland
    Katharine Glover - Hardback - Boydell
    Using a variety of sources, this book investigates the ways in which polite social practices and expectations influenced the experience of elite femininity in Scotland in the 18th century.
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    Women Of The Highlands
    Katharine Stewart - Paperback - Luath
    Katharine Stewart takes us to the heart of the Highlands in her history of the women who shaped the land and handed down the legends that have provided such a rich vein of material for generations.
  • Cover scan of Gender And Political Identities In Scotland, 1919-1939
    Gender And Political Identities In Scotland, 1919-1939
    Annmarie Hughes - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This volume makes a major contribution to Scottish, British and comparative gender, women's and labour history by combining personal testimony methodology, socio-economic and cultural analysis to reveal the dynamics of gender within a society considered by historians to be extremely misogynist.
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    Woman: Acceptable Exploitation For Profit
    Shreela Flather - Hardback - Whittles
    Highlighting the wasted potential of women as part of the labour force in developing countries, this powerful book offers a new solution in the fight against poverty and hunger.
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    The Scottish Suffragettes
    Leah Leneman - Paperback - National Museums of Scotland
    This text looks at women who fought tirelessly for equality. It focuses on the Scottish women of all ages and from all backgrounds who were involved in the non-militant suffragist movement.
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    Partisanas: Women In The Armed Resistance To Fascism And German Occupation (1936-1945)
    Ingrid Strobl - Paperback - AK
    This is an inspiring piece of writing, uncovering much of the unacknowledged history of the militant roles taken by women in times of war and simultaneously blowing apart the still pervasive myth that Jewish people did not fight back against the Fascist forces.

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