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All Her Labours: Two - Embroidering the Framework
1 All Her Labours: Two - Embroidering the Framework
Australia Hale & Iremonger 1984 0868061573 / 9780868061573 1st Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo 
175 indexed pages including b/w illustrations. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Women on Men 2, Ammerlaan, Caroline
2 Ammerlaan, Caroline Women on Men 2
Australia Axiom Pub 1993 0947338357 / 9780947338350 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
80 pages. In response to the many requests for another collection along the same lines as 'Women On Men', we offer a completely new edition. In presenting these titles we've realised how pertinent the remarks are to many men. Generally speaking we've been kind when compiling this book - but let's face it, some men deserve everything they get. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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The Misogyny Factor, Anne Summers
3 Anne Summers The Misogyny Factor
Australia NewSouth Pub 2013 1742233848 / 9781742233840 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
x +182 indexed pages. In 2012, Anne Summers gave two landmark speeches about women in Australia, attracting more than 120,000 visits to her website. Within weeks of their delivery Prime Minister Julia Gillard's own speech about misogyny and sexism went viral and was celebrated around the world. Summers makes the case that Australia, the land of the fair go, still hasn't figured out how to make equality between men and women work. She shows how uncomfortable we are with the idea of women with political and financial power, let alone the reality. Summers dismisses the idea that we should celebrate progress for women as opposed to outright success. She shows what success will look like. eBook available from UNSW Bookshop View the table of contents here. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Bettina Arndt Guide to Lovemaking for Women, Arndt, Bettina
4 Arndt, Bettina The Bettina Arndt Guide to Lovemaking for Women
Australia Tinmin Pub 198 Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
178 pages including drawings. For the woman who wants to learn more about the art of lovemaking, a very special guide from well known Australian sex therapist, writer and broad caster Bettina Arndt. How to overcome your inhibitions and become a sensuous, adventurous lover. Step-by-step advice on increasing sexual pleasure - new tricks for you, extra treats for him. The ultimate bed-time reading. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Off the Wall: A Collection of Feminist Graffiti, Bartlett, Rachel (compiler)
5 Bartlett, Rachel (compiler) Off the Wall: A Collection of Feminist Graffiti
U. K. / U.S.A. Proteus Pub Co 1982 0862760461 / 9780862760465 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
64 pages including b/w illustrations. A Collection of Feminist Graffiti compiled from public bathrooms, subway stations and other locations for a whole battery of female dissent... There is a inked stamp in the first page. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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Subordination: Feminism and Social Theory, Burton, Clare; Hag, Raven; Thompson, Gay
6 Burton, Clare; Hag, Raven; Thompson, Gay Subordination: Feminism and Social Theory
Australia Allen & Unwin 1985 0868617105 / 9780868617107 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
168 indexed pages. Underlining and highlighting. 
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Feminism and Theatre, Case, Sue-Ellen
7 Case, Sue-Ellen Feminism and Theatre
U. K. Macmillan 1994 0333390008 / 9780333390009 Reprint Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
149 indexed pages. This study serves as both an introduction to, and an overview of, the relationship between feminism and theatre. lt raises questions for the feminist historian who inherits a tradition of theatre history in which women playwrights and actresses are conspicuously absent and constructs an alternative history of what women have done. In analyzing radical feminism and theatre, materialist feminism and theatre and women of colour, the author explains how political movement has influenced the stage. In examining the development of feminist aesthetics, experiments in organization, performance style and audience, Sue-Ellen Case simultaneously traces the new role of the female actor, the new position of the spectator, the new form of play and the new role of the critic. Examples from the United States, Britain, France and Germany are used to illustrate the common ground and the differences between the feminisms and the women in theatre in these countries. 
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Letters to a Young Feminist, Chesler, Phyllis
8 Chesler, Phyllis Letters to a Young Feminist
U.S.A. Four Walls Eight Windows 1998 1568580932 / 9781568580937 1st Edition 1st Printing Glossy Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo 
165 pages. In a series of letters, author and feminist Phylis Chesler takes stock of her generation's legacy to the present and future. In relating her own experiences she challenges the readers to protect what has been won, and to confront the tasks that remain. Sunned dj. 
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Freedom & Entrapment, Confoy, Maryanne; Dorothy, A. Lee; Nowotny, Joan
9 Confoy, Maryanne; Dorothy, A. Lee; Nowotny, Joan Freedom & Entrapment
Australia Dove 1995 186371555X / 9781863715553 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
xiv + 264 indexed pages including bibliographical references. Feminist theology must articulate a spiritual feminist vision that affirms the dignity, self-determination, human rights and well being of every woman around the globe. Freedom & Entrapment both invites and challenges its readers to engage in such a critical feminist discourse, spiritual-religious vision, and struggle from below. This is a unique and important book, at once scholarly, topical and provocative. What is offered here is a collection of learned and insightful essays on Christian theology and feminism by leading Australian women scholars. The contributors to this volume explore the complex theme of 'Freedom and Entrapment' from a variety of disciplinary stances, and in so doing enrich our understanding of the many threads of meaning that comprise the Christian outlook. This is not an exercise in the academic study of religion. but a vigorous engagement by the contributors from within their diverse Christian traditions: Catholic. Anglican. Protestant, Orthodox and Aboriginal. One of the compelling features of this book is its balanced combination of erudition and practicality. The related concepts of entrapment and freedom, coercion and liberation. are treated here in original and sophisticated ways by intelligent writers bent on changing the way we live. Issues arising from church reform, gender and race relations. biblical exegesis, theological discourse and feminist history will in this book, treat the reader to an invigorating experience of feminist writing at its best. The contributors are Veronica Brady, Patricia Brennan, Maryanne Confoy, Veronica Lawson. Dorothy Lee, Leonie Liveris, Joan Nowotny, Anne Pattel-Gray. Muriel Porter, Elaine Wainwright and Erin White. There is an inscription in the first page. 
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Empowering Women: Critical Views on the Beijing Conference, Cook, Michael
10 Cook, Michael Empowering Women: Critical Views on the Beijing Conference
Australia Little Hills Press 1995 1863150927 / 9781863150927 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
167 pages. Conference on Women focused on 12 "critical areas of concern" that must be addressed to achieve gender quality and women's empowerment: women and poverty; education and training of women; women and health; violence against women; women and armed conflict; women and the economy; women in power and decision-making; institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women; human rights of women; women and the media; women and the environment; the girl child. There is a name in the first page. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Exploring Women's Past, Crawford, Patricia (editors)
11 Crawford, Patricia (editors) Exploring Women's Past
Australia George Allen & Unwin 1984 0868616044 / 9780868616049 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
215 indexed pages. This is a book that calls into question some of the traditional notions of what history is all about. Five historians who happen to be feminists have chosen to write about women at various points in time across more than a thousand years and two continents. Medieval nuns in Europe. women in pre-industrial England, women in mid-nineteenth century Western Australia, spinsters in late Victorian England and prostitutes early this century are vividly portrayed and the forces which shaped their lives - and ours - are explored. As Margaret Ker says, ‘If we understand the forces which defeated them, are we not better equipped to avoid similar defeat? This is history at its best - accessible to all those who delight in the way glimpses of the intricate fabric of women's lives can illuminate both past and present. At the time of this book's conception the authors were all based in Western Australia and although they are now scattered throughout Australia they are still closely involved in research on women's history. The topics of their research are as diverse as the material in this book. They include research on working class women in the clothing and boot trades in Victoria, women in seventeenth century England and families in nineteenth century Australia. Table of Contents: Introduction Patricia Crawford ; Brides of Christ and poor mortals: women in medieval society Margaret Ker ; From the woman's view: pre-industrial England 1500--1750 Patricia Crawford ; "Helpmeet for man": women in mid-nineteenth century Western Australia Margaret Anderson ; Victorian spinsters: dutiful daughters, desperate rebels and the transition to the new women Patricia Jalland ; "As good a bloody woman as any other woman . . ." prostitutes in Western Australia 1895--1939 Raelene Davidson. 
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Far and Beyon', Dow, Unity
12 Dow, Unity Far and Beyon'
Australia Spinifex Press 2001 1876756071 / 9781876756079 1st Australian Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
vi + 199 pages. For Mara, mother of four, sole provider for her family, life has never been easy. In a community that relies upon traditional magic to cure AIDS, and blames bad luck upon a bewitching curse, women carry a heavy burden as the world changes around them. But in modern Botswana, the tensions are growing as more and more young people adopt white ways and challenge the heavily divided structure of African society. For Mara, it is her children's dismissal of all the ancient magicks that have held families together for generations; for her son Stan it is the opportunities represented by his white teachers and the education system; and for daughter Mosa it is her burgeoning awareness of the inequality of her home, and community. Together they will develop new strengths and define new goals, enabling them all to triumph and travel 'far and beyon'. Unity Dow is the first woman in Botswana to be appointed High Court judge. Dow has a long record as a human rights attorney, co-founding the Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project and is a member of International Women's Rights Watch an advocacy organisation. In 1995 Dow challenged the government over the 1982 Citizenship Act, under which Botswana women married to foreigners could not pass on their nationality to their children, though Botswana men married to foreigners could. This led to passage of a legislation that gave women the right to pass on their nationality to their children. Some foxing to page edges. 
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The Double Standard: A Feminist Critique of Feminist Social Science, Eichler, Margrit
13 Eichler, Margrit The Double Standard: A Feminist Critique of Feminist Social Science
UK Croom Helm 1980 0709901771 / 9780709901778 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
151 indexed pages. Name and date in front fly. This powerfully written book challenges the logic of much of the current feminist literature in the social sciences. Although loyal to the tradition of feminist scholarship, Margrit Eichler argues that many feminist writers have unintentionally reinforced the sexual stereotypes that they seek to destroy, by using the wrong conceptual tools and the wrong language. Terms like ‘sex roles’ and ‘sex identity’ have been especially distorting because they are ambiguous, and in themselves become instruments of sexism. In both the language they employ and the explanations they offer, feminists must transcend sex as a criterion of social difference if they wish to overcome sexism in language and thought. This book argues that the double standard is the only relevant criterion for determining whether an identi?ed sex difference is a matter of concern or not. (A double standard implies that two things which are the same are measured by different standards). Although usually employed in a strictly sexual sense the concept may be used for all types of behaviourin which sex plays a role. Work and play provide one of the mostimportant examples of this. Until recently work was equated with paid work only. Unpaid work was considered non-work and therefore did not deserve pay. Recent analyses of the work women do has demonstrated that women do a lot of work which is substantially comparable to work done by men but women do it without pay. If we put the stress on the behaviours themselves - the work process - it is clear that a double standard has been applied which has differentially rewarded the sexes for engaging in identical behaviour. The arguments of this book are controversial and provoking, but they sharpen the thinking of the feminist critique in a way that few other books have achieved. CONTENTS: lntroduction; The Double Standard in Behaviour; Expectations: the lnadequacy of the Sex;Roles Approach; The Double Standard Internalised: the Inadequacy of the Sex Identity Approach; The Double Standard in the Social Structure: the lnadequacy of Class Analysis; Conclusion: Whither Feminism? 
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The Vagina Monologues: The V-Day Edition, Ensler, Eve
14 Ensler, Eve The Vagina Monologues: The V-Day Edition
U.S.A. Villard 2001 0375756981 / 9780375756986 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
188 pages. I decided to talk to women about their vaginas, to do vagina interviews, which became vagina monologues ...At first women were reluctant to talk. They were a little shy. But once they got going, you couldn't stop them. Women secretly love to talk about their vaginas. They get very excited, mainly because no one's ever asked them before.' Eve Ensler A poignant and hilarious tour of the last frontier, the ultimate forbidden zone, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES is a celebration of female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Hailed as the bible for a new generation of women, it has been performed in cities and colleges throughout the world, and has inspired a dynamic grassroots movement -- V-Day -- to stop violence against women. Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, Eve Ensler's award-winning masterpiece gives voice to real women's deepest fantasies and fears, guaranteeing that no one who reads it will ever look at a woman's body, or think of sex, in quite the same way again. 
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The Force of the Feminine: Women, Men and the Church, Franklin, Margaret Ann
15 Franklin, Margaret Ann The Force of the Feminine: Women, Men and the Church
Australia Allen & Unwin 1986 0868619140 / 9780868619149 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
xxii + 208 indexed pages. 
Price: 12.25 AUD
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Sappho's Wild Lesbians, George, Emily
16 George, Emily Sappho's Wild Lesbians
Australia Dykebooks 1984 0959613943 / 9780959613940 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
176 pages. The third page reads: "This book belongs to all the lesbians who were on the beach Lesbos during summer of 83." The author is an Australian radicalesbianfeminist. Moderate wear mainly in the cover. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Reclaiming of Wisdom: Restoration of the Feminine in Christianity, Griffiths, Josephine
17 Griffiths, Josephine The Reclaiming of Wisdom: Restoration of the Feminine in Christianity
U. K. Avon Books 1994 1897960921 / 9781897960929 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
160 pages. This book was written with the desire of bringing something of this beautiful tradition to the interested reader who does not have access to the theological libraries and wants something that avoids too much technical terminology while giving solid information. The Reclaiming of Wisdom is at once both a scholarly and highly accessible book which examines the role of Sophia, who was revered as the female embodiment of Divinity long before the supremacy of YHWH became acknowledged in Palestine. Such was the potency of her presence in the consciousness of the people that it was difficult for her memory to be entirely erased from the Scriptures. The author takes us back to the contemporary texts with an unerring and compelling enthusiasm, demonstrating beyond doubt the continuing topical relevance of Sophia today as a keystone of women’s important and rightful place in the church. Inscription in the first page. 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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Surly Girls, Hampton, Susan; Llewellyn, Kate (eds.)
18 Hampton, Susan; Llewellyn, Kate (eds.) Surly Girls
Australia Collins 1989 0732225124 / 9780732225124 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
vii + 164 pages. This collection of stories, fables, monologues and poems won the Steele Rudd Award in 1990. There is a partially blacked out inscription in inside front cover. Very small amount of underlining and annotations. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Difference: Writings by Women, Hawthorne, Susan
19 Hawthorne, Susan Difference: Writings by Women
Australia Waterloo Pr 1985 0725703334 / 9780725703332 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
167 pages including b/w illustrations. An anthology that re?ects the diversity of women's experience. Published to mark the Women 150 Writers‘ Week held in Melbourne during September 1985, the women writers represented in this anthology include Aboriginal women, migrant women from Europe and Asia, those whose works represent class struggles, and lesbian women. Both internationally known and unpublished writers have contributed to the anthology, which presents difference not as a source of weakness, but as a source of strength. Contributors: Connie Barber, Diane Bell, Carmel Bird, Rosa Cappiello, Chitra Fernando, Eve Fesl, Susan Hawthorne, Dorothy Hewett, Keri Hulme, Sandra Je?s, Eva Johnson, Elizabeth Jolley, Uyen Loewald, Audre Lorde, Jennifer Mackenzie, Finola Moorhead, Topsy Napurrula Nelson, Jenny Pausacker, Raphaele Pomian, Judith Raphael, Sandra Shotlander, Ania Walwicz, Elizabeth Ward. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Empowering Women: Every Woman's Guide to Successful Living, Hay, Louise L.
20 Hay, Louise L. Empowering Women: Every Woman's Guide to Successful Living
Australia Hodder & Stoughton 1997 0733604811 / 9780733604812 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
176 pages. Inspirational writer Louise L. Hay shows women how to become strong and powerful, emphasizing that no matter what a woman's past is like, she can learn how to empower herself and rise to the top. This book wants the world to be a better place. Women have struggled for a long time to have more dominion over their own lives. Louise L. Hay shows you how to become a strong and powerful being. She emphasizes that no matter what your past was like, you can learn to empower yourself and rise to the top. Some of the points Louise makes are: Developing self-worth and self-esteem are the most powerful tools women can have, a modern woman has the whole world in front of her-she can rise as high as her belief in herself; joy and happiness are always within you; you do not have to feel incomplete without a man by your side; and your most important relationship is with yourself. 
Price: 7.00 AUD
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