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Books: Anthologies

Listed in alphabetical order by editor.

Primary Sources

Gabriela Arredondo. Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader. Duke University Press, 2003.

Toni Cade Bambara and Eleanor W. Traylor. The Black Woman: An Anthology. Washington Square Press, 1970.

Leslie Bow. Asian American Feminisms. Routledge, 2012.

Mari Jo Buhle and Paul Buhle. The Concise History of Woman Suffrage. University of Illinois Press, 1978.

Elly Bulkin, Minnie Bruce Pratt, and Barbara Smith. Yours in Struggle: Three Feminist Perspectives on Anti-Semitism and Racism. Firebrand Books, 1984.

Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Ann Snitow. The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices from Women's Liberation. Three Rivers Press, 1998.

Jeffrey Escoffier. Sexual Revolution. Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2003.

Barbara Findlen. Listen Up: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation. Seal Press, 2001.

Alma M. Garcia. Chicana Feminist Thought: The Basic Historical Writings. Routledge, 1997.

Lynn Gilbert and Gaylen Moore. Particular Passions: Talks With Women Who Shaped Our Times. Clarkson Potter, 1981.

Linda Gordon and Rosalyn Baxandell. Dear Sisters: Dispatches from the Women’s Liberation Movement. Basic Books, 2000.

Beverly Guy-Sheftall. Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought. The New Press, 1995.

Daisy Hernandez and S. Bushra Rehman. Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. Seal Press, 2002.

Leslie Heywood and Jennifer Drake. Third Wave Agenda: Being Feminist, Doing Feminism. University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Nancy Hogshead-Makar and Andrew Zimbalist. Equal Play: Title IX and Social Change. Temple University Press, 2007.

Faith S. Holsaert, Martha P. Norman Noonan, et al. Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC. University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Gloria Hull, Patricia Bell Scott and Barbara Smith. But Some of Us Are Brave: All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men. The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1982.

Alexis Jetter, Annelise Orleck, and Diana Taylor. The Politics of Motherhood: Activist Voices from Left to Right. University Press of New England, 1997.

Dawn Keetley and John Pettegrew. Public Women, Public Words: A Documentary History of American Feminism. Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.

Elaine Kim, Lilia V. Villanueva, et al. Making More Waves: New Writing by Asian American Women. Beacon Press, 1998.

Anne Koedt, Ellen Levine, and Anita Rapone. Radical Feminism. Quadrangle Books, 1973.

Latina Feminist Group. Telling To Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios. Duke University Press, 2001.

Gerda Lerner. Black Women in White America: A Documentary History. Vintage Books, 1972.

Huping Ling. Voices of the Heart: Asian American Women on Immigration, Work, and Family. Truman State University Press, 2007.

Nancy MacLean. The American Women’s Movement, 1945 - 2000: A Brief History with Documents. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2009.

Courtney E. Martin and J. Courtney Sullivan. Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists. Seal Press, 2010.

Cherrie Moraga and Gloria Anzaldua. This Bridge Called My Back: Radical Writings by Women of Color. Persephone Press, 1981.

Robin Morgan. Sisterhood is Powerful: An Anthology of Writings from the Women’s Liberation Movement. Vintage Books, 1970.

Robin Morgan. Sisterhood is Global. Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1996.

Vickie Nam. YELL-Oh Girls! Emerging Voices Explore Culture, Identity, and Growing Up Asian American. HarperCollins, 2001.

Tey Diana Rebolledo and Eliana S. Rivero. Infinite Divisions: An Anthology of Chicana Literature. University of Arizona Press, 1993.

Alice S. Rossi. The Feminist Papers: From Adams to de Beauvoir. Columbia University Press, 1973.

Miriam Schneir. Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings. Vintage Books, 1994.

Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge. Voices of the Women’s Health Movement. Seven Stories Press, 2012.

Sonia Shah. Dragon Ladies: Asian American Feminists Breathe Fire. South End Press, 1999.

Barbara Smith. Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology. Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1983.

Ali Smith. Laws of the Bandit Queens: Words to Live by from 35 of Today’s Most Revolutionary Women. Crown Publishing Group, 2002.

Leslie Morgan Steiner. Mommy Wars: Stay-at-Home and Career Moms Face Off on Their Choices, Their Lives, Their Families. Random House, 2006.

Nancy A. Walker. Women’s Magazines, 1940 - 1960: Gender roles and the Popular Press. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 1998.

Rebecca Walker. To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism. Anchor Books, 1995.

Diane Yen-Mei Wong and Asian Women United of California. Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings By and About Asian American Women. Beacon Press, 1989.

Secondary Sources

Elizabeth Abel and Emily K. Abel. The Signs Reader: Women, Gender, and Scholarship. University of Chicago Press, 1983.    

Norma Alarcón. Chicana Critical Issues. Third Woman Press, 1983.

M. Jacqui Alexander and Chandra Talpade Mohanty. Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures. Routledge, 1997.

Kathleen M. Blee. No Middle Ground: Women and Radical Protest. New York University Press, 1998.

Judith Butler and Joan W. Scott. Feminists Theorize the Political. Routledge, 1992.

Crista DeLuzio. Women’s Rights: People and Perspectives. ABC-CLIO, 2009.

Hasia Diner, Shira Kohn and Rachel Kranson. A Jewish Feminine Mystique? Jewish Women in Postwar America. Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Joyce D. Duncan. Shapers of the Great Debate on Women’s Rights: a Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Press, 2008.

Stephanie Gilmore. Feminist Coalitions: Historical Perspectives on Second-Wave Feminism in the United States. University of Illinois Press, 2008.    

Nancy Hewitt, Jean O’Barr, and Nancy Rosenbaugh. Talking Gender: Public Images, Personal Journeys and Political Critiques. University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Nancy Hewitt. No Permanent Waves: Recasting Histories of U.S. Feminisms. Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Linda K. Kerber, Alice Kessler-Harris and Kathryn Kish Sklar. U.S. History as Women’s History: New Feminist Essays. University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Kathleen A. Laughlin and Jacqueline L. Castledine. Breaking the Wave: Women, Their Organizations, and Feminism, 1945 - 1985. Routledge, 2011.

Barbara J. Love. Feminists Who Changed America, 1963 - 1975. University of Illinois Press, 2006.

Wilma Mankiller, Gwendolyn Mink, et al. The Reader’s Companion to U.S. Women’s History. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998.

Joanne Meyerowitz. Not June Cleaver: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945 - 1960. Temple University Press, 1994.

Sonya Michel and Seth Koven. Mothers of a New World: Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare States. Routledge, 1993.

Toni Morrison. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality. Pantheon Books, 1992.

Toni Morrison and Claudia Brodsky Lacour. Birth of a Nation’hood: Gaze, Script, and Spectacle in the O. J. Simpson Case. Pantheon Books, 1997.

Tuyen D. Nguyen. Domestic Violence in Asian-American Communities: A Cultural Overview. Lexington Books, 2005.

Jean O’Reilly and Susan Cahn. Women and Sports in the United States: A Documentary Reader. Northeastern University Press, 2007.

Vicki Ruiz and Ellen Carol. Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in U.S. Women’s History. Routledge, 2000.

Vicki Ruiz. Las Obreras: Chicana Politics of Work and Family. UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Publications, 2000.

Vicki Ruiz and Virginia Sanchez Korrol. Latina Legacies: Identity, Biography and Community. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Vicki Ruiz and Virginia S. Korrol. Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia. Indiana University Press, 2006.

Rickie Solinger. Abortion Wars: A Half-Century of Struggle, 1950 - 2000. University of California Press, 1998.

Robyn R. Warhol and Diane Price Herndl. Feminisms: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism. Rutgers University Press, 1997.

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