NIU Women’s Studies Library Resource List

Women of Color:

Adams, J.Q., and Janice R. Welsch, eds. Cultural Diversity: Curriculum, Classroom, & Climate Issues. IL: Illinois Staff & Curriculum Developers Association, 1999.

Adams, J.Q., and Janice R. Welsch, eds. Multicultural Education: Strategies for Implementation in Colleges and Universities. V. 2. IL: Illinois Staff & Curriculum Developers Association, 1992.

Adams, J.Q., and Janice R. Welsch, eds. Multicultural Education: Strategies for Implementation in Colleges and Universities. V. 3. IL: Illinois Staff & Curriculum Developers Association, 1993.

Adams, J.Q. and Janice R. Welsch, eds. Multicultural Education: Strategies for Implementation in Colleges and Universities. Volume 4. Macomb: Illinois Staff and Curriculum Developers Association, 1995.

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.

Agosin, Marjorie, ed. Landscapes of the New Land: Short Fiction by Latin American Women. Buffalo: White Pine, 1989.

Andrews Lynn V. Medicine Woman. New York: Harper & Row, 1981.

Andrews, Lynn V. Flight of the Seventh Moon: The Teaching of the Shields. New York: Harper& Row, 1984.

Andrews, Lynn V. Jaguar Woman and the Wisdom of the Butterfly Tree. New York: Harper & Row, 1985.

Ang, Li. The Butcher’s Wife. Boston: Beacon, 1983.

Angelou, Maya. Gather Together in My Name. New York: Random House, 1974.

Anzaldúa, Gloria, ed. Making Face, Making Soul: Haciendo Caras. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Foundation Books, 1990.

Asian Women United of California, eds. Making Waves; An Anthology of Writings By and About Asian American Women. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989.

Augenbraum, Harold and Ilan Stavans, eds. Growing up Latino: Memoirs and Stories. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

Beaty, Melda, ed. My Soul to His Spirit: Soulful Expressions from Black Daughters to Their Fathers. Alsip: Soul Dictates, 2003.

Biagi, Shirley and Marilyn Kern-Foxworth. Facing Difference: Race, Gender, and Mass Media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 1997.

Bodley, John H. Victims of Progress. 4th ed. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing, 1999.

Brant, Beth. Food and Spirits. Ithaca: Fireband Books, 1991.

Brown, Elaine. A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story. New York: Anchor Books, 1992.

Burbank, Victoria Katherine. Fighting Women: Anger and Aggression in Aboriginal Australia. Berkley, CA: University of California Press, 1994.

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

Carver, Ann C. and Yvonne Sung-Sheng Chang, eds. Bamboo Shoots After the Rain: Contemporary Stories by Women Writers of Taiwan. New York, NY: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1990.

Chamberlain, Mariam K. and Liza Fiol-Matta, eds. Women of Color and the Multicultural Curriculum: Transforming the College Classroom. New York: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 1994.

Change, Pang-Mei Natasha. Bound Feet and Western Dress. New York: Anchor Books, 1981.

Chipp, Sylvia A. and Justin J. Green, eds. Asian Women in Transition. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1980.

Christian, Barbara. Black Feminist Criticism: Perspectives on Black Women Writers. New York: Pergamon, 1985.

Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street. New York: Vintage Books, 1989. (Signed copy.)

Cole, Johnnetta B., ed. All American Women: Lines that Divide, Ties that Bind. New York: The Free Press, 1986.

Collins, Patricia Hill. Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Routledge, 2000.

Coontz, Stephanie, et. al., eds. American Families: A Multicultural Reader. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Cunha, Helena Parente. Woman Between Mirrors. Translated by Fred P. Ellison and Naomi Lindstrom. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1989.

Dana, Doris, ed. Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral. Baltimore: John Hopkins UP, 1971.

Dash, Leon. Rosa Lee: A Mother and Her Family in Urban America. New York: Plume, 1997.

Davis, Angela Y. Women, Race, & Class. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

Doerr, Harriet. Stones for Ibarra. New York: Penguin Books, 1984.

DuBois, Ellen Carol and Vicki L. Ruiz, eds. Unequal Sisters: A Multicultuaral Reader in U.S. Women’s History. New York: Routledge, 1990.

DuPlessis, Rachel and Ann Snitow, eds. The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices from Women’s Liberation. New York: Three Rivers, 1998.

Eisenstein, Hester and Alice Jardine, eds. The Future of Difference. 1980. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1985.

Esquivel, Laura. The Law of Love. New York: NY: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996.

Felinto, Marilene. The Women of Tijucopapo. Translated by Irene Matthews. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Findlen, Barbara, ed. Listen Up: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation. Seattle, WA: Seal Press, 1995.

Frankenberg, Ruth. White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.

Franklin, Raymond S. Shadows of Race and Class. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1991.

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., ed. Reading Black, Reading Feminist: A Critical Anthology. New York: Meridian, 1990.

Gibbons, Kaye. On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon. New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998.

Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1984.

Hale, Janet Campbell. The Jailing of Cecelia Capture. New York, NY: Random House, 1985.

Harjo, Joy and Gloria Bird, eds. Reinventing the Enemy’s Language: Contemporary Native Women’s Writings of North America. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997.

Heyzer, Noeleen, et al, eds. A Commitment to the World’s Women: Perspectives on Development for Beijing and Beyond. New York, NY: UNIFEM, 1995. 

hooks, bell. Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism. Boston, MA: South End Press, 1981.

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

hooks, bell. Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black. Boston: South End Press, 1989.

hooks, bell. Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics. Boston, MA: South End Press, 1990.

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki and James D. Houston. Farewell to Manzanar: A true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment. New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1974.

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.

Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes Were Watching God. Rpt. New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1990.

Inness, Sherrie A. Millennium Girls: Today’s Girls Around the World. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc, 1998.

Inness, Sherrie A. Cooking Lessons: The Politics of Gender and Food. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2001.

Johnson, Kelli Lyon. Julia Alvarez: Writing a New Place on the Map. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2005.

Johnson-Odim, Cheryl and Margaret Strobel, eds. Expanding the Boundaries of Women’s History: Essays on Women in the Third World. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992.

Kali for Women. Truth Tales: Contemporary Stories by Women Writers of India. New York, NY: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1990.

Kallet, Marilyn and Patricia Clark. Worlds in Our Words: Contemporary American Women Writers. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Karenga, Maulana. Introduction to Black Studies. 2nd ed. Los Angeles, CA: University of Sankore Press, 1993.

Kassindja, Fauziya, and Layli Miller Bashir. Do They Hear You When You Cry? New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 1998.

Kincaid, Jamacia. Lucy. New York, NY: Plume, 1990.

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

Kristof, Nicholas D. and Sheryl WuDunn. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Ladner, Joyce A. Tomorrow’s Tomorrow: The Black Woman. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1972.

Landry, Bart. Black Working Wives: Pioneers of the American Family Revolution. Berkley CA: University of California Press, Ltd., 2000.

Lanker, Brian. I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America. New York, NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1989.

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

Levin, Amy K. Africanism and Authenticity in African-American Women’s Novels. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003.

Linthwaite, Illona, ed. Ain’t I A Woman!-A Book of Women’s Poetry from Around the World. New York, NY: Wings Books, 1993.

Lispector, Claire. The Passion According to G.H. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1988.

López, Josefina. Real Women Have Curves. Woodstock, IL: Dramatic Publishing, 1996.

Madison, D. Soyini, ed. The Woman That I Am: The Literature and Culture of Contemporary Women of Color. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1994.

Malcom X. Malcolm X on Afro-American History. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Pathfinder, 1990.

Marshall, Paule. Brown Girl, Brownstones. 1959. New York: The Feminist Press, 1981.

Martin, Patricia Preciado. Songs My Mother Sang to Me: An Oral History of Mexican-American Women. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1992.

McNickle, D’arcy. Native American Tribalism. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Menchú, Rigoberta. I…Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala. Translated by Ann Wright. New York: Alpine, 1984.

Méndez-Negrete, Josi. Las hijas de Juan: Daughters Betrayed. San José, CA: Chusma House, 2002.

Moody, Anne. Coming of Age in Mississippi. 1968. New York: Laurel, 1976.

Morales, Aurora Levins and Rosario Morales. Getting Home Alive. Ithaca, NY: Firebrand Books, 1986.

Muhanji, Cherry. HER. San Francisco, CA: Aunt Lute Books, 1990.

Najjar, Orayb Aref. Portraits of Palestinian Women. Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press, 1992.

Namou, Weam. The Mismatched Braid. Troy, MI: Hermiz Publishing, 2006.

Narasimhan, Sakuntala. Sati: Widow Burning in India. New York, NY: Anchor Books, 1990.

Okin, Susan Moller (with respondents). Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women? Joshua Cohen, Matthew Howard, and Martha C. Nussbaum, Eds. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Partnoy, Alicia, ed. You Can’t Drown the Fire: Latin American Women Writing in Exile. Pittsburg, PA: Cleis Press, 1988.

Petry, Ann. The Street. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1985.

Rainwater, Catherine and William J. Scheick. Contemporary American Women Writers, Narrative Strategies. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1985.

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

Rich, Doris. Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.

Rojas-Aleta, Isabel, Teresita L. Silva and Christine P. Eleazar. The Profile of Filipino Women. Quezon City, Philippines: Capitol Publishing House, 1977.

Romero, Flerida Ruth. Women’s Status in Philippine Society. Quezon City, Philippines: University of Philippines Press, 1979.

Rothenberg, Paula S. Race, Class, and Gender In the United States (with Instructor’s Resource Manual by Kelly S. Mayhew). 6th ed. New York, NY: Worth Publishers, 2004.

Rothenberg, Paula. Racism and Sexism: An Integrated Study. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1988.

Sapphire. American Dreams. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1994.

Schlegel, Alice, ed. Sexual Stratification: A Cross-Cultural View. New York, NY: Columbia UP, 1977.

Scobie, Edward. Black Britannia: A History of Blacks in Britain. Chicago, IL: Johnson Publishing Company Inc., 1972.

Scott, Kesho. The Habit of Surviving: Black Women’s Strategies for Life. New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 1991.

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

Sen, Krishna and Maila Stivens, eds. Gender and Power in Affluent Asia. New York, NY: Routledge, 1998.

Sherman, John R., ed. African American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: An Anthology. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1992.

Shockley, Ann Allen. Loving Her. Tallahassee, FL: NAIAD Press, Inc., 1987.

Silvera, Makeda. Piece of My Heart: A Lesbian of Color Anthology. Toronto, Canada: Sister Vision Press, 1991.

Sinclair, April. Coffee Will Make You Black. New York, NY: Avon Books, 1994.

Smith, Anna Marie. New Right Discourse on Race & Sexuality, Britain, 1968-1990. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Spelman, Elizabeth V. Inessential Woman: Problems of Exclusion in Feminist Thought. Boston: Beacon Press, 1988.

Stack, Carol B. All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community. New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1970.

Takahashi, Junichi. Women’s Tales of Whaling. Tokyo, Japan: Japan Whaling Association, 1988.

Traba, Marta. Mothers and Shadows. Translated by Jo Labanyi. Columbia, LA: Readers International, Inc., 1989.

Valdes-Rodriguez, Alisa. The Dirty Girls Social Club. New York, NY: St. Martin’s, 2003.

Villanueva, Alma Luz. The Ultraviolet Sky. New York, NY: Doubleday, 1988.

Walker, Alice. The Color Purple. New York, NY: Pocket Books, 1982.

Walker, Alice. Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful. New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984.

Walker, Alice. In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983.

Walker, Rebecca. Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self. New York: Riverhead Books, 2001.

Warner-Vieyra, Myriam. Juletane. Translated by Betty Wilson. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1987.

Washington, Mary Helen, ed. Black-Eyed Susans: Classic Stories By and About Black Women. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1975.

White, Deborah Gray. Ar'n't I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South. Rvsd. ed. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999.

White, Merry and Sylvan Barnet, eds. Comparing Cultures: Readings on Contemporary Japan for American Writers (with editors’ notes). Boston, MA: Bedford Books, 1995.

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

Wilkerson, Margaret B., ed. 9 Plays by Black Women. New York, NY: Mentor Books, 1986.

Williams, Walter L. The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1986.

Wilson, Midge and Kathy Russell. Divided Sisters: Bridging the Gap Between Black Women & White Women. New York: Anchor Books, 1996.

Wolf, Beverly Hungry. The Ways of my Grandmothers. New York, NY: Quill, 1982.

Woloch, Nancy. Early American Women: A Documentary History, 1600-1900. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997.

Woodson, Carter Godwin. The Mis-Education of the Negro. Washington, D.C.: Associated Publishers, 1977.

Zhijuan, Ru. Seven Contemporary Chinese Women Writers. Beijing, China: Panda Books, 1985.

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.