International Women & Gender Studies


This book provides a path-breaking study of the genesis, growth, gains, and dilemmas of women’s movements throughout the world.

“In this fine collection, Basu and her contributors provide sweeping analyses of diverse feminist and women’s movements and organizations in major world regions. Highly recommended.”

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Global Gender Issues in the New Millenium

Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium

Ann Sisson Runyan, V. Spike Peterson

“This is exactly the book we all want to introduce students to feminist IR: it’s global in its reach, it’s down-to-earth in its style, it shows why ideas matter, and it offers students the most up-to-date scholarly findings. Spike Peterson and Anne Runyan are themselves the creators of this whole field, so who better to entice students into thinking new thoughts about this complex world?”
—Cynthia Enloe, Clark University, author of The Curious Feminist 

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Gender in Modern East Asia

Gender in Modern East Asia

Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss, Hyaeweol Choi

A comprehensive, transnational history of gender in Korea, Japan, and China, from early modern times to the present.

“This is the first comprehensive single-volume textbook on gender in East Asia; it would be essential for anyone who teaches and studies gender/women of the region.”
—Danke Li, Fairfield University

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Political Worlds of Women

Political Worlds of Women

Mary Hawkesworth


Provides a comprehensive overview of women’s political activism, comparing formal and informal channels of power from official institutions of state to grassroots mobilizations and Internet campaigns.

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