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Reception of Fairy Tale Motifs in Texts by Twentieth-Century German Women Writers, Femspec Issue 1.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
This article discusses how cultural information and stories have been passed from one generation to the next. The fairy tales were restructured to focus more on the female's point of view. Some of these include stories with mothers and no fathers, depicting feminism and imagination in one.
WisCon 22 and the Secret Feminist Cabal, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
WisCon 22 and the Secret Feminist Cabal by William Clemente is a conference and convention coverage piece on pages 110 and 111.This convention at Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin, Memorial Day Weekend, 1998, was for about 600 writers and readers of sf and feminism. As stated:"You don't just get feminism at WisCon, you get thoughtful social analysis" (110).
The Surrealist Cosmovision of Bridget Tichenor, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Mexico provides a surreal surrounding for painters to experience new visions. Tichenor's artistic conceptions are not European. The artist makes an analogy about past practices of shamans and unexplainable phenomena in her art work. Her artwork glows in a radiating way that is un-natural. Tichenor's revealing artwork lets us see ordinary human beings unmasked.
Sex Role Reversals in Star Trek's Planets of Women as Indices of Second Wave Media Protest, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
The critique made is that popular shows on television are reactionary products of a culture that treats women as sex objects. The episodes of Star Trek critiqued in the journal are about how the feminist movement coincided with the sexist illustration of women in the television. Watching these Star Trek episodes will reveal how icons of American culture can express popular American ideologies.
Women in the Making: Feminism Versus the Maker Culture
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
A brief talk regarding the Maker Movement and its particularities, and how women can actively participate in this scenario. Several case studies are located in Canada, providing a quick overview of some aspects of the Canadian Maker Community in regards to the feminist movement and hacker spaces.
Feminist Bloggers: The 2014 Collection
Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This collection of 20 feminist essays by 8 authors, covers a broad range of topics from feminism as a political label, to rape culture, to various perspectives on education. This volume also includes several pieces about how marketing addresses women and how mass media represent them. Every essay was originally published as part of a blog series hoping to generate a discussion.
Women in Islamic Societies: A Selected Review of Social Scientific Literature - Monolithic Stereotype Succumbs to Multi-Faceted Empirical Studies on Muslim Women, Sex-Role Ideologies, Sacred Texts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
This study provides a literature review of recent empirical social science scholarship that addresses the actualities of women's lives in Muslim societies across multiple geographic regions.
Sexist Shit that Pisses Me Off
Price: Free! Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(3.00 from 1 review)
The title says it all. A collection of 110 exposes and analyses of everyday sexist shit that pisses me off.
Lifting the Veil of Secrets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Saudi Arabia is an ancient culture as old as time itself, yet filled with all the modern conveniences that money provides. Restless and looking for something new and exciting, two nurses traveled to this ancient kingdom to ply their skills and practice close personal contact—along with modern medical care—with people for whom slavery, buying wives, and female subjugation is just a way of life.
The Other Hidden Wound: Uncovering the Effect of Patriarchy on the Male Psyche
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
In his 1970 book "The Hidden Wound," Wendell Berry presented the hidden effect of racism on white people. Today Travis Mamone proposes a similar hidden wound--the hidden effect of patriarchy on men. In this e-book, Mamone takes a look at his life and discovers the way patriarchy made him view women as less than human.
The Brilliant Women Collection
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’