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your choices for feminist and gender-studies library [Jan. 2nd, 2009|02:49 pm]
I would prefer not to


So what would you put in a very good private library of feminist and gender-studies materials? What should be there? New and old, the classics

[User Picture]From: alsoname
2009-01-02 09:06 pm (UTC)
The girls who went away: the hidden history of women who surrendered children for adoption in the decades before Roe v. Wade, Ann Fessler

Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage, Stephanie Coontz

GenderQueer: Voices From Beyond the Sexual Binary, Joan Nestle, Riki Wilchins, and Clare Howell (eds)

The myth of matriarchal prehistory: why an invented past won't give women a future, Cynthia Eller

The technology of orgasm: "hysteria," the vibrator, and women's sexual satisfaction, Rachel P. Maines

The Male Body, Susan Bordo
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[User Picture]From: joxn
2009-01-02 09:58 pm (UTC)
Carole Pateman's The Sexual Contract, which is one of the -- if not the -- most influential books of my college career. Maria Lugones made me read it.
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