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SchoolGirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap
Orenstein, Peggy
ISBN: 0385425767
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group New York, USA 1995 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint, 312g, 335 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SELPAR174  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cheris Kramara, Paula A. Treichler, Ann Russo
Pandora Press London 1985 
 Softcover A Feminist Dictionary >>This is a dictionary with a difference. It places women at the center of language and uses definition and quotation to take us on a fascinating journey through the development and use of the English language from diverse feninist perspectives. A FEMINIST DICTIONARY illustrates women's linguistic contributions: the ways in which women have sought to describe, reflect upon and theorize about women, language, and the rest of the world. This is a unique source book that will serve as a valuable work of reference for many years to come. 588ppp with blamks at rear for annotations, just over the 500g mark so why not add another book & use up that satchel weight (3kg) -owner name on 1st p. review >>> A refreshing perspective on hundreds of everyday words! Is a delight to search for words/phrases, or even just leisure read.   Good/None issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010970  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Re-visioning the Earth a guide to opening the healing channels between mind and Nature
Devereux, Paul
Simon & Schuster USA 1996 
 Paperback The earth has geological ages in hundreds of millions of years to recover from us, BUT our survival on the planet demands attention. In this unique and groundbreaking book, Paul Devereux has written a practical guide to using the power and energy of nature to heal ourselves - emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Combining the most recent research on intelligence and perception with the wisdom and insight of ancient traditions, 304 clean white well bound pp.  Very Good - Good/None Issued
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009658  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Studying Medieval Women Sex, Gender, Feminism
Nancy F. Partner (Ed)
ISBN: 0915651068
The Medieval Academy of America Cambridge 1993 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrapper Some wear of boards o/w VG.  Very Good/No DJ
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010433dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M. Audrey Hepburn and Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Wasson, Sam
Aurum UK 2010 
 Hardcover This is both a review & a contents-tempter > In "Fifth Avenue, 5 A. M.: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman", Sam Wasson offers the reader more than just an insider's look into the making of this movie. Wasson, a social historian, delves into so many worlds in this book it is sure to have something for everyone. The movie industry insider tidbits and chronology leading to the making of Breakfast at Tiffany’s is reason enough to read this book, but, Wasson gives his readers so much more than this. "Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M." is like a slice of cultural pie that encompasses the way women were portrayed in the 1950’s and the foreshadowing of the new "modern woman" of the 1960’s. The unlikely center of this shift into the modern woman is none other than sweet, timid Audrey Hepburn and her portrayal of Truman Capote’s Holly Golightly. There is so much "scoop" in this book it’s impossible to even attempt to touch it here. 231 crisp pp & less than 500g. Photo section centre. review (do you really need one?) > Great biography. Really interesting because it wasn't completely about Audrey. Had to watch the movie as soon as I was done- it was like watching a behind the scenes documentary.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012608  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Taste for Pain : On Masochism and Female Sexuality
Marcus, Maria (Transl Joan Tate)
ISBN: 0285624970
Souvenir Press - Condor London 1981 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Translated from the Danish. 267 pages, including notes & references. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  Near Fine, Mild Shelfwear/VG++, Mild Wea
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015455  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Movement : A Novel in Stories
Miner, Valerie (Introduction By Susan Griffin)
ISBN: 0413580008
Methuen London 1985 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Feminist drama. Jacket illustration by Sarah John. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG++, Sp Ends Crush, Browning/VG++, Edgewear
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015732  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The New Pamela or Virtue Unrewarded
Stannard, Una
Sphere London 1971 First Sphere Edition
 Mass Market Paperback VG, Edgewear, creases, soiling, browning. 'A Woman's Rights novel'. Sphere 81221. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024876  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Dick for a Day : What Would You Do if You Had One?
Giles, Fiona (Ed)
ISBN: 0575401656
Indigo London 1998 1st UK Paperback Original
 Soft Cover "This outrageous question is posed to celebrated women - with extraordinary results: serious, humorous and downright strange." 276 pages. Contributors include Terry McMillan, Germaine Greer, Patricia Cornwell, Poppy Z Brite, Catherine Texier & Kerry Greenwood et al. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG++, Mild Wear, Browning/NO DUST JACKET
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013097  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Father-Daughter Rape
Ward, Elizabeth
ISBN: 0704339242
The Women's Press London 1984 1st UK Paperback Original
 Soft Cover 247 pages. With Notes, Bibliography & Index at rear. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG, Wear, Creases, Soiling/NO DUST JACKET
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013100  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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A Plain Brown Rapper
Brown, Rita Mae
ISBN: 0884470113
Diana Press California 1976 Edition Not Stated
 Trade Paperback VG, Edgewear, creases, remainder marks, dealer stamp, mild fading. Errata slip for page 11 loosely inserted. Feminist essays. 236 pages. Expanded condition report/photo on request.  
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 031871  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Straight Sex: The Politics of Pleasure
Segal, Lynne
ISBN: 185381802X
Virago Press London, England 1994 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 294g, 376pgs. This book looks at the place of sex in our lives, searches for a positive account of female heterosexuality and suggests ways in which straight women seek social empowerment and sexual pleasure. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SOC17  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Feminine Mystique
Friedan, Betty
London: Gollancz, 1963   
  VG++/VG++. 1st UK Edition. Feminist classic. Author's first book. BOOK: Slight bumping, ink name & date on front pastedown, three tape ghosts each on the FFEP & the RFEP. JACKET: Pencil price adjustme nt on front flap, mild edgewear, one tear, two tape stains on front flap, three tape stains on rear flap. An externally beautiful copy. Scan on request.  
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006039  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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How to Get Your Mojo Back
Mansberg, Dr Ginni
New Holland  2012 
 Softcover 192 crisp pp & less than 500g. How to Get Your Mojo Back is everywomans guide to taking a minute for herself and turning her hectic and stressful life into one that is fulfilling. No life is free from stress, weight problems, relationship worries. But you can break the cycle, get your mojo back and begin to enjoy life again. Written in an intimate, informal, and hugely entertaining style by medical advisorGPauthor Dr Ginni Mansberg  Excellent/None issued
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013197  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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68, ’78, ’88 From Women’s Liberation to Feminism
Sebestyen, Amanda
ISBN: 1853270229
Prism Pr Ltd Dorset 1988 First Edition
 Paperback Illustrated, a very good copy. ; 215 x 135mm; xii, 244 pages 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15217  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Thesander, Marianne
ISBN: 1861890044
Reaktion Books London 1997 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. In "The Feminine Ideal", Marianne Thesander examines the significance of the female body, beauty and culture. She shows how the female body is constantly being changed, and by various sometimes punishing means made to fit in with current feminine physical ideals. The use of corsets, bras, make-up, cosmetics and body decoration either emphasizes or plays down specific aspects of the female form. Marianne Thesander considers: sin and virtue; the forbidden, the concealed, the alluring body; and, woman as object, fetish and erotic sign. With extensive use of illustrative material, she examines the fashion history of underwear from the eighteenth century to the present day, exploring the significance of changing 'models' of the feminine. ; 240 x 155mm; 228 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19687  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Ellis, Mrs.
Peter Jackson, Fisher, Son & Co London  
 Hardcover Illustrated, preface dated 1839. Half bound green leather, spine a tad rubbed, marbled paper sides, edges rubbed with board exposed, previous owner's name to front endpaper. Matching partner "Daughters of England" also listed for sale. ; 220 x 135mm; 476 pages Good with no dust jacket
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13698  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Fictional Woman, The
Moss, Tara
ISBN: 9780732297893
Harper Collins Publishers Sydney, Australia 2014 First Edition
 Softcover Large softcover, first edition, 468gms, 328 pages. Tara Moss blends memoir and social analysis to examine the common fictions about women. At once insightful, challenging and entertaining, she asks how we can change the old fictions, one woman at a time. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOAUS239  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Forbidden Flowers : More Women’s Sexual Fantasies
Friday, Nancy (Compiled By)
ISBN: 0099497913
Arrow London 1994 1st Edition
 Mass Market Paperback VG, Edgewear, creases, spine lean, light browning. Sexology. 307 pages. Expanded condition report/photo on request.  
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 032999  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Hipparchia’s Choice: An Essay Concerning Women, Philosophy, Etc.
Doeuff, Michele Le
ISBN: 0631176411
Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, MA Blackwell Pub 1991  1991 
  8vo softcover 364pp index. very good. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39162  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Reasonable Creatures Essays On Women and Feminism.
Pollitt, Katha
ISBN: 0099522918
Trafalgar Square February 16, 1995  1995 
  8vo softcover 186pp very good. A collection of pieces from "The Nation", "The New Yorker" and "The New York Times", by a feminist writer, Katha Pollitt. The subjects include breast implants, date rape, marriage, the media, and violence. 
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 47383  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Alcuin - A fierce and elegant plea for the Rights of Woman
Brown, Charles Brockden
Grossman Publishers 1971  1971 
  8vo. Paperback. 103pp. Very good. A Gehenna Facsimile, originally designed by Leonard Baskin. Alcuin was the authors first book, apart from his Gothic Novels. The first half apeared in 1798, and the second half was published posthumously in 1815. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 47082  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Thirtysomething: Women Talk about Life, Love,
Rogers, Skye (Other Contributor)
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited January 1997  1997 
  8vo softcover 282pp very good. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43435  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ophelia speaks : adolescent girls write about their search for self / Sara Shandler.
Shandler, Sara.
ISBN: 1864710497
Sydney Doubleday 2000  2000 
  8vo softcover 285pp. very good, slight damage to fep. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 42242  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Rose Scott: Vision and Revision in Feminism
Allen, Judith A.
ISBN: 0195548469
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1994.  1994 
  8vo. hardcover. 331pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 57778  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Feminist Criticism and Social Change: Sex, Class and Race in Literature and Culture
Newton, Judith; Rosenfelt, Deborah Silverton (edited by)
ISBN: 0416387004
Methuen, New York 1985.  1985 
  8vo. hardcover. 291pp. index. very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 57297  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Secrets of Life, Secrets of Death: Essays on Language, Gender and Science
Keller, Evelyn Fox
ISBN: 0415905257
Routledge, 1992  1992 
  8vo. softcover. 195pp. Very good. Signed by author. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 57230  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Don’t fence me in
McCarthy, Wendy.
ISBN: 0855616954
Milsons Point, N.S.W. Random House Australia 2000  2000 
  8vo softcover 292pp index, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55774  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The F Word: How We Learned to Swear by Feminism
Caro, Jane and Catherine Fox
ISBN: 9780868408231
New South Books 2008  2008 
  8vo softcover 250pp near fine. Index. When it comes to the work/life balance, modern women continually find themselves in a no-win situation where they are criticised regardless of the path they choose. The F Word: How we learned to swear by feminism argues that the pervasive idea that women will never be able to effectively combine work or interests outside the home with marriage, a social life and parenting is a furphy. In their lively and topical new book, Caro and Fox combine both personal experience and the stories of a range of women with the big picture, and provide practical suggestions for forgiving ourselves, having fun and not giving up while holding it all together. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55686  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Petticoat Pioneers - North Island Women of the Colonial Era - Book One
Macgregor, Miriam
ISBN: 9780589011345
Reed, Wellington New Zealand, 1987. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. Reprint. 264 pages. Text and spine marked with Library stamps, library pocket inside book, stamps throughout and/or other library markings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Genealogy & Local History; New Zealand; 19th century; Women & Feminism. ISBN: 0589011340. ISBN/EAN: 9780589011345. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53176. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53176  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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