NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List

Women's Studies:

Adams, Maurianne, Warren J. Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castañeda, et. al., eds. Readings for Diversity and Social Justice. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Adams, Maurianne, Lee Anne Bell, and Pat Griffin, eds. Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (with CD-ROM). 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Balbo, Laura and Yasmine Ergas. Women’s Studies in Italy: A Women’s Studies International Monograph. Old Westbury: The Feminist Press, 1982.

Bannerji, Himani, et. al. Unsettling Relations: The University as a Site of Feminist Struggles. 1991. Boston, MA: South End, 1992.

Blumhagen, Kathleen O’Connor and Walter D. Johnson, eds. Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Collection. Westport: Greenwood, 1978.

Bornstein, Kate. My Gender Workbook: How to become a real man, a real woman, the real you, or something else entirely. New York, NY: Routledge, 1998.

Bowles, Gloria and Renate Duelli Klein, eds. Theories of Women’s Studies. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983.

Boxer, Marilyn Jacoby. When Women Ask the Questions: Creating Women’s Studies in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Bredin, Renae. Perspectives: Women’s Studies. Boulder: Coursewise, 1998.

Burn, Shawn Meghan.Women Across Cultures: A Global Perspective. 2nd ed.New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2005.

Cochran, Jo Whitehouse, et al., eds. Changing Our Power: An Introduction to Women’s Studies. 1st ed. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt, 1988.

Cochran, Jo Whitehouse, et al., eds. Changing Our Power: An Introduction to Women’s Studies. 2nd ed. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt, 1991.

Costello, Karin Bergstrom. Gendered Voices: Readings From The American Experience. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace, 1996.

Elovson, Allana. Women’s Studies Monograph Series. Washington D.C.: National Institute of Education, 1980.

Freeman, Jo, ed. Women: A Feminist Perspective. 4th & 5th ed. Mountain View: Mayfield, 1989, 1995.

Friedman, Ellen G. and Jennifer D. Marshall. Issues of Gender. Pearson Education, Inc., 2004.

Grewal, Inderpal and Caren Kaplen, eds. An Introduction to Women's Studies: Gender in a Transnational World. 2nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

Henry, Sherrye. The Deep Divide: Why American Women Resist Equality. New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1994.

hooks, bell. Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics. Cambridge, MA: Southend Press, 2000.

Howe, Florence. Myths of Coeducation: Selected Essays, 1964-1993. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1984.

Hull, Gloria, Patricia Scott and Barb Smith, eds. All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us are Brave: Black Women’s Studies. New York, NY: The Feminist Press, 1982.

Hunter College Women’s Studies Collective. Women’s Realities, Women’s Choices: An Introduction to Women’s Studies. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Jacobs, Sue-Ellen. Women in Perspective: A Guide for Cross-Cultural Studies. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1976.

Kesselman, Amy, Lily D. McNair and Nancy Schniedewind. Women: Images and Realities: A Multicultural Anthology. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1995.

Kirk, Gwyn, and Margo Okazawa-Rey. Women's Lives: Multicultural Perspectives. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1998.

Klein, Renate D. and Deborah Lynn Steinberg, eds. Radical Voices: A Decade of Feminist Resistance from Women’s Studies International Forum. New York: Pergamon Press, 1989.

Lee, Janet and Susan M. Shaw, eds. Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Lerner, Gerda. The Creation of Feminist Consciousness: From the Middle Ages to Eighteen-seventy. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Lerner, Gerda. The Majority Finds Its Past: Placing Women in History. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1979.

Lerner, Gerda. Why History Matters: Life and Thought. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 1998.

Luebke, Barbara F. and Mary Ellen Reilly. Women’s Studies Graduates: The First Generation. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1995.

Mason, Mary Ann. The Equality Trap: Why Working Women Shouldn’t Be Treated Like Men. New York, NY: Touchstone, 1988.

Musil, Caryn McTighe, ed. The Courage to Question: Women’s Studies and Student Learning. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Colleges and NationalWomen’s Studies Association, 1992.

Patai, Daphne and Noretta Koertge. Professing Feminism: Cautionary Tales from the Strange World of Women’s Studies. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1994.

Pearsall, Marilyn, ed. Women and Values: Readings in Recent Feminist Philosophy. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, 1993.

Petrikin, Jonathan S. Male/Female Roles: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, Inc., 1995.

Rao, Aruna. Women’s Studies International, Nairobi and Beyond. New York, NY: Feminist Press, 1991.

Richardson, Diane and Victoria Robinson, eds. Thinking Feminist: Key Concepts in Women’s Studies. New York, NY: Guilford Press, 1995.

Richardson, Laurel and Verta Taylor. Feminist Frontiers II: Rethinking Sex, Gender and Society. New York, NY: Random House, 1989.

Richardson, Laurel and Verta Taylor. Feminist Frontiers III: Rethinking Sex, Gender and Society. St. Louis, MO: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1993.

Richmond-Abbot, Marie. The American Woman: Her Past, Her Present, Her Future. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1992.

Rosenfelt, Deborah Silverton, ed. Female Studies VII-Going Strong-New Courses/New Programs. Old Westbury, NY: Feminist Press, 1973.

Rosser, Sue V. Female Friendly Science: Applying Women’s Studies Methods and Theories to Attract Students. New York, NY: Pergamon Press, 1990.

Ruth, Sheila. Issues in Feminism: An Intro to Women’s Studies. 3rd ed. & 4th ed. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1995.

Seager, Joni. The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World. 4th ed. New York, NY: Penguin, 2009.

Shalala, Donna E. Women’s Realities, Women’s Choices: An Introduction to Women’s Studies. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Shaw, Susan and Janet Lee, eds. Women's Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings. 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2009.

Sidel, Ruth. On Her Own: Growing Up in the Shadow of the American Dream. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1991.

Smart, Carolyn and Barry Smart, eds. Women, Sexuality and Social Control. Boston, MA: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978.

Spender, Dale, ed. Men’s Studies Modified: The Impact of Feminism on the Academic Disciplines. New York: Pergamon Press, 1987.

Taylor, Verta, Nancy Whittier, and Leila J. Rupp. Feminist Frontiers. 8th ed. Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw Hill, 2009.

Triplette, Marianne. Women’s Studies and the Curriculum: Proceedings of the Conference on “Scholars and Women” March 13-15, 1981. Winston-Salem, NC: Salem College, 1983.

Wetzel, Jodi, et al. Women’s Studies: Thinking Women. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1993.

Whyte, Robert Orr and Pauline Whyte. The Women of Rural Asia. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1982.

Williamson, Jane. New Feminist Scholarship: A Guide to Bibliographies. Old Westbury, NY: Feminist Press, 1979.

Writings from the Women’s Liberation Movement. Liberation Now! New York, NY: Dell Publishing, 1971.

Wyckoff, Hogie. Solving Woman’s Problems: Through Awareness, Action & Contact. New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1977.

Zinn, Maxine Baca, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Michael A. Messner, eds. Gender Through the Prism of Difference. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.