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Friendship Pack
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Friendship Pack

By Wolf, Greg; Baggott, Andy

Journey Editions, 1999-10-15. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; book only; Celebrate harmony! The Friendship Pack helps readers rediscover life's most precious principles and cement the ties of friendship.

$2.99

The Karma of Brown Folk
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The Karma of Brown Folk

By Prashad, Vijay

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001-03-12. Trade Paperback. Good/Very Good. light edge wear, some occasional highlighting; On a vast canvas, The Karma of Brown Folk attacks the two pillars of the "model minority" image, that South Asians are both inherently successful and pliant, and analyzes the ways in which U.S. immigration policy and American Orientalism have perpetuated these stereotypes. Prashad uses irony, humor, razor-sharp criticism, personal reflections, and historical research to challenge the arguments made by Dinesh D'Souza, who heralds South Asian success in the U.S., and to question the quiet accommodation to racism made by many South Asians. A look at Deepak Chopra and others whom Prashad terms "Godmen" shows us how some South Asians exploit the stereotype of inherent spirituality, much to the chagrin of other South Asians. Following the long engagement of American culture with South Asia, Prashad traces India's effect on thinkers like Cotton Mather and Henry David Thoreau, Ravi Shankar's influence on John Coltrane, and such essential issues as race versus caste and the connection between antiracism activism and anticolonial resistance. The Karma of Brown Folk locates the birth of the "model minority" myth, placing it firmly in the context of reaction to the struggle for Black Liberation. Prashad reclaims the long history of black and South Asian solidarity, discussing joint struggles in the U.S., the Caribbean, South Africa, and elsewhere, and exposes how these powerful moments of alliance faded from historical memory and were replaced by Indian support for antiblack racism. Ultimately, Prashad writes not just about South Asians in America but about America itself, in the tradition of Tocqueville, Du Bois, Richard Wright, and others. He explores the place of collective struggle andmultiracial alliances in the transformation of self and community -- in short, how Americans define themselves.

$1.99

Mediactive
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Mediactive

By Gillmor, Dan

Dan Gillmor, 2010-12-09. Trade Paperback. Good. edge wear, some highlighting; We're in an age of information overload, and too much of what we watch, hear and read is mistaken, deceitful or even dangerous. Yet you and I can take control and make media serve us -- all of us -- by being active consumers and participants. Here's how. With a Foreword by Clay Shirky Praise for Mediactive: "Dan Gillmor has thought more deeply, more usefully, and over a longer period of time about the next stages of media evolution than just about anyone else. In Mediactive, he puts the results of his ideas and experiments together in a guide full of practical tips and longer-term inspirations for everyone affected by rapid changes in the news ecology. This book is a very worthy successor to his influential We the Media." --James Fallows, Atlantic Magazine

$1.99

The Descent of Woman
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The Descent of Woman

By Morgan, Elaine

New York: Stein and Day, 1972-01-01. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Fair. spot staining on jacket; edge wear to jacket and boards; A revised edition, which presents a controversial theory in women's studies. Morgan argues the case for the equal role of women in evolution, promoting the Aquatic Ape Theory of evolution which she elaborated on in further works.

$1.49

2081: A Hopeful View of the Human Future
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2081: A Hopeful View of the Human Future

By O'Neill, Gerard K

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981-05-27. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. light edge wear to boards, edge wear to jacket, some soiling and small stains; Absorbing, readable, brilliantly imaginative but always grounded in fact, 2081 is a wonderful look at the world of tomorrow, a new 1984, but one that looks forward to a bright future.

$7.99

Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law
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Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law

By MacKinnon, Catharine A

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1988-01-01. Trade Paperback. Good. edge wear, faint spine crease; Catharine A. MacKinnon, noted feminist and legal scholar, explores and develops her original theories and practical proposals on sexual politics and law. These discourses, originally delivered as speeches, have been brilliantly woven into a book that retains all the spontaneity and accessibility of a live presentation. MacKinnon offers a unique retrospective on the law of sexual harassment, which she designed and has worked for a decade to establish, and a prospectus on the law of pornography, which she proposes to change in the next ten years. Authentic in voice, sweeping in scope, startling in clarity, urgent, never compromised and often visionary, these discourses advance a new theory of sex inequality and imagine new possibilities for social change. Through these engaged works on issues such as rape, abortion, athletics, sexual harassment, and pornography, MacKinnon seeks feminism on its own terms, unconstrained by the limits of prior traditions. She argues that viewing gender as a matter of sameness and difference-as virtually all existing theory and law have done-covers up the reality of gender, which is a system of social hierarchy, an imposed inequality of power. She reveals a political system of male dominance and female subordination that sexualizes power for men and powerlessness for women. She analyzes the failure of organized feminism, particularly legal feminism, to alter this condition, exposing the way male supremacy gives women a survival stake in the system that destroys them.

$2.99

Anatomy of Freedom
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Anatomy of Freedom

By Morgan, Robin

New York: Doubleday, 1984-03-01. Paperback. Good. edge wear, some underlining; In this reissue of one of her most important and influential books, the editor in chief of Ms. offers a collection of essays, ranging across a variety of subjects, including sexual passion, kinship, mortality, marriage, and even theoretical physics, that seeks to comprehend feminism in its full, holographic nature.

$4.99

The Unabridged Woman: A Guide to Growing Up Female
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The Unabridged Woman: A Guide to Growing Up Female

By McKay, Bobbie

New York: Pilgrim Press, 1979-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. edge wear;

$3.99

Woman, Church, and State
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Woman, Church, and State

By Gage, Matilda Joslyn

Watertown, MA: Persephone Press, 1980-05-01. Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; The original expose of male collaboration against the female sex.

$4.99

Women's Spirit Bonding
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Women's Spirit Bonding

By Kalven, Janet [Editor]; Buckley, Mary I. [Editor];

New York: Pilgrim Press, 1984-07-01. Trade Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear;

$2.99

Women's Oppression Today: The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
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Women's Oppression Today: The Marxist/Feminist Encounter

By Barrett, Michele

New York: Verso, 1989-02-17. Trade Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Women's Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michele Barrett in this revised edition surveys the political and intellectual changes that have subsequently taken place, changes which would make the writing of such a text now impossible. In a major new essay she discusses the symptomatic absence from the book of any consideration of ethnicity, race and racism, and also reviews the significant developments that have occurred in the understanding of gender and class since its first publication. Whilst defending the central arguments of the book in their own terms, she points to fundamental changes in the context in which such debate might be conducted today. The philosophical challenge of various forms of poststructuralism to the certainties of the book's materialist premises are discussed, as is the challenge of postmodernism to grand political projects such as socialism and feminism.

$3.99

Still barred from prison: Social injustice in Canada
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Still barred from prison: Social injustice in Canada

By Culhane, Claire

Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1985-01-01. Paperback. Good. ex-library with usual markings; edge wear;

$4.99

Alternatives to the Peace Corps: A Directory of Third World & U.S. Volunteer Opportunities
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Alternatives to the Peace Corps: A Directory of Third World & U.S. Volunteer Opportunities

By Lowenthal, Phil [Editor]; Tarnoff, Stephanie [Editor]; David, Lisa [Editor];

Oakland, CA: Food First Books, 1996-05-01. Paperback. Very Good. edge wear;

$2.99

The Imprisonment of Women
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The Imprisonment of Women

By Dobash, R.P., Dobash, R.E., Guggeridge, S

New York: Basil Blackwell, 1986-01-01. Trade Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; '[A] valuable book...[it] deserves to be found on student reading lists as a useful text which reveals the importance of gender to historical, theoretical and policy analysis.' Sociology This is the first comprehensive account of women's prisons, examining their development from the eighteenth century to the present. Throughout the authors contrast the realities of prison life, with the ideologies and policies that emphasize therapy as the route to reform and show how these therapeutic ideals have not been properly applied

$2.99

When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple
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When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple

By Martz, Sandra

Papier Mache Press, 1991-08-01. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. edge wear; This enchanting collection of writings and photographs evokes the beauty, humor and courage of women living in their later years and tells of the endearing moments of joy--and passion--to be found in the rich and varied world of midlife and beyond. An award-winning anthology that takes a refreshing look at issues of aging in a society that glorifies youth.

$1.99

Are You Out There, God?
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Are You Out There, God?

By McGeady, Sister Mary Rose

Covenant House, 1996. Mass Market Paperback. Good. edge wear, creasing;

$1.00

Honoring the Medicine: The Essential Guide to Native American Healing (Healing Arts)
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Honoring the Medicine: The Essential Guide to Native American Healing (Healing Arts)

By Cohen, Ken

New York: One World/Ballantine, 2003-06-03. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; Written by a master of alternative healing practices, "Honoring the Medicine" gathers together an unparalleled abundance of information about every aspect of Native American medicine and healing philosophy.

$4.99

How Long? How Long?: African American Women in the Struggle for Civil Rights
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How Long? How Long?: African American Women in the Struggle for Civil Rights

By Robnett, Belinda

New York: Oxford University Press, 1997-08-07. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; How Long?, How Long? retells the story of the civil rights from the previously overlooked perspective of its African-American women participants. A compelling and readable narrative history, How Long?, How Long? at the same time presents a rethinking of social movement theory and a controversial thesis: that chroniclers have egregiously neglected the most important leaders of the civil rights movement, African-American women, in favour of higher-profile African-American men and white women.

$12.99

The Late Show: A Practical Semiwild Survival Guide for Every Women in Her Prime or Approaching It
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The Late Show: A Practical Semiwild Survival Guide for Every Women in Her Prime or Approaching It

By Brown, Helen Gurley

New York: Avon Books, 1994-04-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Brown hasn't looked back since her first book, Sex and the Single Girl, hit the New York Times bestseller list in 1962 and remained there for 26 weeks. Now she describes in her distinctive voice what it's like to grow old--covering marriage, money, sex, beauty, exercise, health, doctors, work, and more.

$2.49

Girldrive: Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism
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Girldrive: Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism

By Aronowitz, Nona Willis ; Bernstein, Emma Bee

Berkeley, CA: Seal Press, 2009-11-01. Trade Paperback. Very Good. light edge wear; What do young women care about? What are their hopes, worries, and ambitions? Have they heard of feminism, and do they relate to it? These are just a few of the questions journalist Nona Willis Aronowitz and photographer Emma Bee Bernstein set out to answer in Girldrive. In October 2007, Aronowitz and Bernstein took a cross-country road trip to meet with the 127 women profiled in this book, ranging from well-known feminists like Kathleen Hanna, Laura Kipnis, Erica Jong, and Michele Wallace, to women who don't relate to feminism at all. The result of these interviews, Girldrive is a regional chronicle of the struggles, concerns, successes, and insights of young women who are grappling,just as hard as their mothers and grandmothers did,to find, define, and fight for gender equity.

$1.99

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