women's studies

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women's studies

pl n
(Education) courses in history, literature, psychology, etc, that are particularly concerned with women's roles, experiences, and achievements

wom′en's stud′ies


n.
a program of studies concentrating on the role of women in history, learning, and culture.
[1970–75]
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In collaboration with Dog Ear Publishing, Feminist Studies in Religion Books has released a new book focusing on stories from a diverse range of women committed to promoting positive social change at all levels, fueled by their religious visions of justice.
Three staff members of Nazra for Feminist Studies appeared before the investigations.
Six NGOs issued a statement on Saturday, including Al-Nadeem Centre for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence, the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE), the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Nazra for Feminist Studies, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), and the Andalus Institute for Tolerance and anti-Violence Studies.
Critique: Offering a unique body of scholarly studies that collectively analyses the historical, cultural, and political implications of cookbooks and food writing, "Food, Feminisms, Rhetorics" is unreservedly and especially recommended for academic library Feminist Studies collections in general, and Food Writing supplemental reading lists in particular.
The bookAEs audience includes readers interested in feminist studies, Black studies, African American studies, and gender studies.
I approached these texts having never participated in the sex wars within feminist studies or invested much thought into the pros and cons of pornography.
Critique: Riveting, compelling, candid, exceptionally well presented, "SLUT: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence" is as informative and thought-provoking as it is realistic and entertaining, making it very highly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as community and academic library Feminist Studies reference collections.
Ela acabava de obter sua aposentadoria do Departamento de Estudos de Mulheres (Women's Studies) da Universidade de Maryland e, ao mesmo tempo, da coordenacao editorial da prestigiosa revista Feminist Studies, na qual continua atuando como membro do coletivo editorial.
This is an exciting anthology adding to the new academic discipline of Islamic feminist studies, although it starts by attempting to coin a new phrase, Muslima Theology.
THIS ISSUE CONTINUES A LONGSTANDING Feminist Studies commitment to publishing critical scholarship that explores the changing national and transnational contours of feminism and feminist activism.
Bettina Aptheker is a professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and holds a UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies (2012-2015).
After an essay in which Fine and Sara McClelland summarize their work on the topic, sexualities researchers from these countries draw on sexual and public health, religious and cultural ideas, psychology, queer and feminist studies, and other areas to discuss sexuality education in England; the issue of masturbation; the nature of pleasure's representation in art in an era of consumption where sexualities are commodified; the cultural and religious politics of pleasure in sexuality education for Islamic students; an example of a critical and reproductive citizenship pedagogy in South Africa; the goals and effects of the pleasure discourse; pleasure and secularism; and how pleasure can be put to work in educational settings.

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