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- University System Links and Alternatives. Rozlyn Ford, Keri
Hansen and Justin Wampach. (May, 1994.)
Book discusses many issues regarding the university and ARA food service
being involved with Pornography.
- Abortion Without Apology: A Radical History For The 1990's.
Nina Baehr (Sonter End Press, Boston; 1990).
This book records the experiences, successes, and ideas of this early wave
of activism and provides astute analysis for building a broaden reproductive
freedom movement in the 1990's.
- Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Resource Manual.
Richard B. Barickman, Michele A. Paludi (1991 State University
of New York)
What to do about academic or workplace sexual harassment.
- Acquaintance Rape and Sexual Assault. Andrea Parrot Ph. D.
Learning Publication Inc. In Lee's Office must not be checked
A prevention manual 5th Edition.
- Affirmative Action Plan for Employment Practices and Discrimination
Policies and Compliant/Grievance Procedures. (St. Cloud State
University. Revised September 1992)
- Ain't I A Woman?: Black Women and Feminism. Bell Hooks (SouthEnd
Press. Boston; 1981)
Examines the impact of sexism on Black women during slavery, the historic
devaluation of Black womanhood, Black male sexism, racism within the recent
women's movement, and Black women's involvement with feminism.
- Alcohol and Drugs are Women's Issues. Paula Roth (Women's Action
Alliance and The Scarecrow Press, Inc. New Jersey; 1991)
A collection of articles written by experts in the United States, that is
concerned with women's use of alcohol and drugs. Topics include, Mexican-American
Women, drugs during pregnancy, and illegal drugs.
- Alcoholism. Neil Kessel and Henry Walton. (Penguin Books, Baltimore,
This book talks about alcoholism, its effects on the body and the brain,
stages of alcoholism, and the characteristics of the alcoholic. It also discusses
the family of the alcoholic and treatment of alcoholism.
- Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused
as a Child. Laura Davis (Harper Collins Publishers. New York;1991)
This book gives advice and encouragement to partners trying to support the
survivors in their lives while tending to their own needs along the way.
The author shows couples how to deepen compassion, improve communication,
and develop an understanding of healing as a shared activity.
- Alone No More: Developing a School Support System for Gay,
Lesbian and Bisexual Youth. Mn Dept. of Education, 1994.
This is a guide to help teachers or people who will be working with youth
set a climate that allows for students to be open.
- American Feminism, A Contemporary History. Ginette Castro (New
York University Press. New York; 1990)
In this literary, cultural, and political history, French sociologist Ginette
Castro tells the story of the contemporary women's movement in the United
States. She offers an enlivened yet balanced account of the many different
ideological currents within the movement. Central to the book is a detailed
reexamination of the role of the radical feminists, and her efforts to neutralize
the sensationalism which has become attached to this segment of the movement.
- American Ways. Gary Althen (1988).
A guide for foreigners in the United States.
- Among Women. Louise Bernikow (Harmony Books. New York; 1980)
Bernikow explores the relationships among women.
- An Analysis of a Planned Social Change Project. Center for
Educational Policy and Management, University of Oregon (Women's
Educational Equity Act Program. Newton, Mass. ; 1982)
Explains the Sex Equity in Educational Leadership (SEEL) Project. Includes
chapters on individual change, change in organizations, and changes in the
- Anima. James Hillman (Spring Publications. Dallas, Texas; 1985)
Excerpts from the writings of Carl Jung.
- The Apartheid of Sex. Martine Rothblatt. (Crown Publishers.
New York, New York; 1995)
A manifesto of the freedom of gender.
- Are You Nobody? Paul Tournier, Viktor E. Frankl, Harry Levinson,
Helmut Thielicke, Paul Lehmann and Samuel H. Miller (John Know
Press, Richmond, VA; 1973)
This book is a group of essays that point the way to new approaches as we
struggle to maintain our integrity as persons in a dehumanized, automated
- Asian Business and Community Directory 1992
The directory contains three informational sections: A resource section including
emergency numbers, community organizations, service centers, government
directory; an English language index and an advertisement directory section.
- The Assertive Woman. Stanlee Phelps and Nancy Austin (Stanlee
Phelps and Nancy Austin; 1975)
This book is designed to teach women to develop assertive skills to complement
their heightened awareness of changing values and roles. This book will also
help you to integrate these new skills without experiencing undue anxiety
- Avoiding Rape On and Off Campus, Second Edition. Carol Pritchard
(State College Publishing Company. Wenonah, New Jersey; 1988)
This book is essential reading for every woman attending college as well
as those planning for college. It contains a realistic view of rape, date
and acquaintance rape, coercive sex and group sex. Women are advised on ways
of avoiding rape at home and at parties, and on avoiding rape when walking,
riding and using public transportation. Flight, fight or submit techniques
are also described. Sexual harassment is explained. Ways of coping with rape
and sexual harassment are also detailed.
- Back From Betrayal. Jennifer P. Schneider (Ballantine Books.
New York; 1988)
This book helps to break the patterns of betrayal by addressing men who have
affairs and the women whose lives are affected. It discusses how affairs
are used compulsively, in much the same way an alcoholic uses alcohol, and
as women, that we are not responsible for this.
- Backlash. Susan Faludi. (Crown Publishers, Inc. New York; 1991)
This book examines the growing backlash against women supposedly caused by
the feminist movement. Faludi challenges the central thesis of the backlash:
that feminism is women's worst enemy. She feels the backlash works on two
- convincing females their feelings of distress are caused by too much
- undermining the minimal progress women have made.
- Back Off: How to Confront and stop Sexual Harassment and Harassers.
By Martha J. Langelan. Simon and Schulster, New York 1993.
Back Off is filled with real-life success stories from women who have stopped
- Be the Person You Were Meant to Be. Dr. Jerry Greenwald (Dell
Book, New York, NY, 1974)
This book offers a way of becoming a better person by examining yourself
and changing your life style. Also, it teaches the reader to examine themselves,
and learn about themselves.
- Beginning to Heal: A First Book for Survivors of Child Sexual
Abuse. By Ellen Bass and Laura Davis. Harper Perennial, New York,
Based on "The Courage to Heal," this book takes the reader through the key
stages of the healing process, and includes inspirational stories, simple
and accurate explanations and practical suggetions.
- Beauty Secrets: Women and the Politics of Appearance. Wendy
Chapkis. (Southend Press. Boston; 1986)
Explores the links between appearance, gender, and sexuality, and also looks
at beauty, ugliness, and racism.
- The Best Kept Secret: Sexual Abuse of Children. Florence Rush
(McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York; 1980)
An excellent study that "lays bare" present day realities and places them
in their historical context. She shows that sexual abuse of children has
an extensive history going back to biblical times and has been - and still
is - condoned by our society. Contains many testimonies of sexually abused
- Beyond Title IX: Peers State-By-State Guide to Women's Educational
Discusses the law regarding equal education for girls and women. Deals with
sexism in education.
- Bitches and Abdicators. Toni Scalia (M. Evans and Co. ; 1985).
This book discusses the double-edged sword women face when they are called
abdicators for being non-assertive, and called bitches when they are assertive.
It also explains successful methods for women to become assertive.
- Black Women Makers of History: A Portrait. George F. Jackson
(Grt Book Printing. Oakland, CA; 1975).
The purpose of this book is to bring to the attention of the American people
the courage, endurance, and achievements of the African-American women against
- Blaming the Victim. William Ryan. Revised updated Edition 1976.
In Lee's Office. This not to be checked out.
A study of how we prefer to put the blame for poverty on its victims rather
than on the inequalities of American Society.
- Bodylove: Learning to Like our Looks and Ourselves. By Rita
Freedman, Ph. D. Perennial Library, New York. 1988.
Combines personal testimonies, practical techniques and simple exercises
to help women learn to like themselves and their looks, becoming less self-critical
and more in-touch with their bodies.
- The Book of Women's Firsts. Phyllis J. Read and Bernard L.
Witlieb. (Random House, NY; 1992)
This book talks about Women and history and there accomplishments. These
women are all in the United States. The book is a tribute to these women. < P>
- Born Female. Caroline Bird (Pocket Books. New York; 1969).
This Book tells why women have to be twice as smart and work twice as hard
to get half as far as a mediocre man.
- Breaking the Glass Ceiling in the 1990's. Dr. Terry A Scandura
(United States Department of Labor, Women's Bureau)
This study was based on responses by 276 women executives and 80 male executives
to a written questionnaire. The study examined sex role socialization, analyzed
career paths and attitudes, the role of mentoring, and career/family importance.
- Breaking the Silence, Seven Courses in Women's Studies. Deborah
Pearlman and Lynn Schreihofer (Education Development Center.
Newton, Mass; 1979)
This books seeks to address the effects of sex-role stereotyping on the lives
of Third World, poor, working-class, and institutionalized women. It includes
a User's Guide, General Resources, and seven course descriptions.
- Bridges of Power. Edited by Lisa Albrecht and Rose M. Brewster
(New Society Publishers. Santa Cruz, California; 1990)
Over the past few decades, clear and angry voices of women of color, poor
and working-class women, women from all countries, community-based women,
and lesbians from all walks of life have emerged to transform the face of
feminism. This transformation is celebrated throughout the book.
- The Bridge to Wholeness: A Feminine Alternative to the Hero
Myth. Jean Benedict Raffa, Ed. D. (LuraMedia. San Diego, California;
This book is a helpful tool for anyone desiring deep inner health and peace.
The author draws deeply from her life experiences to present us with a way
to wholeness that harmonizes sound psychological principles with profound
- Cancer As A Women's Issue: Scratching The Surface. Midge Stocker,
editor. (Third Side Press. Chicago, Illinois; 1991)
Essays and personal stories explore how cancer affects is as women, individually,
and collectively. Also examines questions, "What does it feel like, physically
and emotionally, to have cancer?" and "Who is in charge here?"
- Careers For Women: Issuses in Higher Education. (Two Copies).
- Censorship and Freedom of Expression. Jerome Frank; et. al.
(Rand McNally Publishing Co. , Chicago; 1971)
This book discusses obscenity and censorship.
- Century of Struggle: The Women's Rights Movement in the United
States. Eleanor Flexner (Atheneum. Forge Village, Massachusetts;
Beginning with the women of the Mayflower, the author appraises the feminine
prerogatives of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods and traces the pioneers'
history down to the group that won the vote in 1920.
- Chain Chain Change. Evelyn C. White (Seal Press, Washington;
For Black Women in abusive relationships.
- Child Custody and the Politics of Gender. Edited by Carol Smart
and Selma Sevenhuijsen (Routledge. New York; 1989)
This book challenges the current trend of parents having joint custody, believing
that it represents neither the best interests of the child nor justice for
women. The ideas are supported by lawyers, sociologists, and political scientists.
- Children of Domestic Violence: Healing the Wounds. Judith McDermott,
MSW and Frances Wells Burck (Rockland Family Shelter; 1990. )
This booklet is for mothers, fathers, and children. It talks about physical
and sexual violence and is designed to help everyone deal with these difficult
issues. There are practical ways to deal with feelings and healthy ways to
- Children of Eve. Kevin Casey (Covenant House; 1991)
This book tells the story of a modern American tragedy, the story of America's
homeless kids. The book tells about the kids who come to Covenant House
Crisis Shelters because quite simply, they have no place else to go.
- Chinese Women of America, A Pictorial History. Judy Yung (University
of Washington Press. Seattle; 1986)
The first book to examine the experience of Chinese women in America from
their arrival in 1834 to the present day. It documents the lives of real
women, smashing the stereotypes of China Doll, Suzie Wong, and Dragon Lady.
- The Cinderella Complex. Colette Dowling (Summit Books; 1981).
This book discusses what the author calls the Cinderella Complex, a desire
to be taken care of which the author claims is deeply imbedded in most
women's minds. The goal of this book is to get women to break free of this
need and start living life for themselves.
- Circles of Women: Professional Skills Training With American
Indian Women. Teresa D. LaFromboise (University of Nebraska,
This is a resource for those assisting American Indian women to balance traditional
and contemporary leadership strengths and roles. It contains workshops on
self-esteem, assertiveness, career planning, and financial management.
- Civil Rights, Social Justice, and Black America. Lynn Walker
(The Ford Foundation. New York; 1984)
A review of past and current Ford Foundation efforts to promote racial justice
for Black Americans in employment, education, housing and political participation.
- The College Drug Scene. James J. Carey. (Prentice-Hall Inc.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ; 1968).
This book talks about college age drug users to understand their alienation,
their goals, and the realities of life in their community. It also asks the
question of where the drug scene is heading.
- The Complete Handbook for College Women. Carol Weinberg. New
York University Press, New York. 1994
The author provides concrete, incisive advise for young women to make the
most of their college experience, anticipating the emotional growth and survival
needs of contemporary college women.
- Common Differences. Gloria I. Joseph and Jill Lewis (South
End Press. Boston; 1981) 2 copies
An analysis of the differences between black and white women's perspectives,
attitudes, and concerns. Some subjects are sexuality, men, marriage and the
- A Common World. Women's Community Studies (Women's Educational
Equity Act Program. Newton, Mass. ; 1982)
Contains courses in Women's Studies for rural and urban communities. Designed
to meet the needs and interests of women in rural and urban communities.
Written in workshop form.
- Confronting Cancer, Constructing Change: New Perspectives on
Women and Cancer. Midge Stock, editor. (Third Side Press. Chicago,
Powerful essays confront myths about cancer, describing some of the ways
women are releasing fear and taking power from cancer.
- Consumer's Guide to Home Equity Conversion: Home-made Money.
AARP -American Association of Retired Persons. Revised January
- Coping With Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape. Andrea Parrot,
Ph. D (The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. , New York; 1988)
A practical approach to the prevention of date rape, a trauma which many
people face each year. Parrot clearly explains who victims can and should
tell, the rights of the victim, and means of prevention.
- The Courage to Heal : A Guide for Women Survivors of Child
Sexual Abuse. Ellen Bass, Laura Davis (Harper and Row. New York;
1994). Third Edition.
This book discusses the healing process of women who were sexually abused
as children. It offers hope and encouragement. Includes many first person
examples from interviews with survivors.
- The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual
Abuse. Ellen Base and Laura Davis. (Harper Perennial, CA; 1992).
The book helps women deal with sexual abuse. The book also tells stories
- The Courage to Heal Workbook For Women and Men Survivors of
Child Sexual Abuse. Laura Davis (Harper and Row. New York; 1990).
This book transforms the broad stages of the healing process into practical,
- Cracking the Glass Ceiling: Strategies for Success. Mary C.
Mattis, PH. D. Julia Resnick. (Catalyst, NY: 1994).
This book talks about the glass ceiling and why it is still taking place.
Also gives ideas on what can be done to end it.
- Criminal Justice Politics and Women. Clarice Feinman, Claudine
SchWeber (Haworth Press, Inc. New York; 1985).
Selected cases of what happened after the judge has ruled or after the legislature
has spoken in four areas affecting women: Corrections, battering in domestic
violence situations, sexual assault, and prostitution enforcement.
- The Dance of Anger: a woman's guide to changing the patterns
of intimate relationships. Harriet G. Werner, Ph. D. Perennial
Library, New York. 1986.
This book shows women how to turn anger into a constructive force for reshaping
their lives and how to make meaningful and lasting changes in their important
- Dangerous Promises: Alcohol Advertising and Violence Against
Women. Prepared by The Los Angeles commission on Assaults Against
Women and The Trauma Foundation Revised February, 1994.
In Pat's office cannot be checked without WEG's permission. This slide presentation
is to show how alcohol advertising reinforces violence against women. This
slide show comes with a Presenter's Guide.
- Dating Violence: Hurting the Ones We Love. Life Skills Education
A informational pamphlet.
- Daughters of the Earth: The Lives and Legends of American Indian
Women. Carolyn Niethammer (Collier Books. New York; 1977)
From childbirth to death, this book provides insight into the rich traditions
of the American Indian culture. Each new chapter illuminates yet another
aspect of life as a woman within this wonderful culture. Childhood, marriage,
female roles, war, crafts, sexuality, and religion are some of the topics
- Deaf Women, A Parade through the Decades. Mabs Holcomb and
Sharon Wood (Dawn Sign Press. Berkeley, CA; 1989)
A herstory of Deaf women, a compilation of information, history, anecdotes
and research that showcases many, many deaf women from all walks of American
life, present and past.
- Deals with the Devil and Other Reasons to Riot. Pearl Cleage
(Ballantine Books, New York; 1993.)
This book is written by a third generation black nationalist feminist, affirming
the pure power of telling the truth--about African-American life and about
the fate of the race in racist America.
- Decade of Achievement: 1977-1987. Susanna Downie (National
Women's Conference Center. Beaver Dam, WI; 1988)
A report on the achievements and progressive movements of the Women's Movement.
Issues included are on battered women, business, child abuse, disabled women,
education, employment, health, media, minority women, rape, reproductive
freedom, sexual preference, poverty, and so on.
- Developing and Negotiating Budgets for Women's Programs. Every
Woman's Center, University of Massachusetts (Women's Educational
Equity Act Program. Newton, Mass. ; 1979)
Contains approaches to budgeting, types of funds, sources of funds, budgetary
cycles, and preparing the actual budget.
- Developing Women's Programs. Every Woman's Center, University
of Massachusetts (Women's Educational Equity Act Program. Newton,
Mass. ; 1979)
Includes topics for opening a women's program such as needs, objectives,
activities and evaluation.
- The Dictionary of Bias-Free Usage. Rosalie Maggio (Oryx Press,
Phoenix, AZ; 1991). Offers writing guidelines and nondiscriminatory
- The Dilemma of Love. Susan Cooley Ricketson (Health Communications
Inc. Deerfield Beach, Florida; 1989)
This book shows how to heal from the past, break the cycle of co-dependency
and return full circle to reclaim the loving, empathetic spirit with which
you were born. It also helps you to distinguish between healthy love and
co-dependent behavior at different stages of life.
- Directorio Bilingue. Spanish Speaking Affairs Council (1990)
A listing of bilingual English/Spanish speaking agencies, or those serving
the Spanish speaking population of Minnesota.
- Directory of Financial Aids for Women. Gail Ann Schlackter
(Reference Service Press. San Carlos, California; 1990)
Designed to be an up-to-date and comprehensive info guide that describes
special resources set aside for women. More than 2,200 references and cross-references
to scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, internships,etc. are listed.
- Disabled, Female and Proud! Harilyn Rousso (Exceptional parent
press Boston, MA 1988)
Stories of Ten Women with disabilities.
- Don't Miss Out The Ambitious Student's Guide to Financial Aid.
Robert Leider and Anna Leider (Octameron Press. Alexandria, VA;
Don't Miss Out teaches you where the money is and explains how you can get
your full share. The chapters include the fundamentals of financial aid,
the major money sources, the big alternatives, and special opportunities
which list different scholarship sources.
- Double Exposure: Women's Health Hazards on the Job and at Home.
Edited by Wendy Chavkin (Monthly Review Press. New York; 1984)
Addresses women's occupational health issues in the context of the rest of
women's lives and responsibilities. Also covers women at work, work and reproduction,
and women at home and in the community.
- Drugs on the College Campus. Helen H. Nowlis (Anchor Books.
Garden City, New York; 1969).
Book discusses the problems of drug use, how it affects the body. It also
explains laws regarding drug use and the role of the educational institution
as a source of information and a regulator of student behavior.
- Early Childhood Services: A National Challenge. The Ford Foundation
A paper describing proposed grant making in the area of early childhood services
which was presented to the Ford Foundation by Shelby Miller. Describes public
and private efforts to address them and then outlines the Foundation's plans.
- Encyclopedia of Feminism. Lisa Tuttle (Facts on File Publications.
New York; 1986)
Feminism is both a social movement and an ideology. In this one volume reference
guide all aspects, both past and present, are discussed in an objective and
highly readable form: the figures who have helped shape its course; the organizations
that have supported and protected the rights of women; influential events
in the movements history; the slogans, books, and ideas it has produced;
and many other topics. (graphs and statistics included)
- The Entrepreneurial Woman. Sandra Winston (Bantam Books, New
This book is a guide for women who want to start their own businesses. It
teaches her how to raise money, deal with men in business, and cope with
emotions and stress.
- Equity in the Midwest.
A report on the implementation of sex equity in vocational education in Illinois,
Indiana, and Wisconsin.
- Everything a Woman Needs to Know to Get Paid What She's Worth.
Caroline Bird (Bantam Books. New York; 1974).
Book tells how to get a job, feminize a man's job, detect sex discrimination,
to move up the job ladder, and to get paid what women are worth. Also lists
a resource section of books and people to look to for help.
- The Exchange Student Survival Kit. Bettina Hansel. (1993).
In Lee's office cannot be checked out. A guide to help stud. understand the
prog. of exchange students.
- 191 Facts About U. S. Women. Women For Racial and Economic
Equality (WREE) and FAnnie Lou Hamer Educational Organization
(FLHEO). (New York, NY; 1991).
Facts regarding many issues surrounding women's lives. Includes Women's Bill
- The Fascinating Female. Dorothy Pohen (Paulist Publishers,
Glen Rock, N. J. , 1964)
A book about American women and their many different roles in this country.
Discusses the problems women in America face, and the education and spirituality
of these women.
- The Female Advantage Women's Ways of Leadership. Sally Helgesen.
Doubleday Currency 1990.
In Lee's Office. Cannot be checked out. Gets management thinking off to a
rousing start in the 90's.
- The Female Experience in America: Developing, Counseling and
Career Issues. Sharon B. Lord, Liz Wyman, Nan Scott and Mary
Ellen McLoughlin (Educational Developing Center. Newton, Massachusetts;
The purpose of this book is to provide a guide for teaching and learning
about the female experience in America, especially regarding development,
psychological, counseling, and career/life style issues.
- The Feminine Mystique. Betty Friedan (Laurel Books. New York;
The landmark book by Betty Friedan that helped spark a new revolution in
the women's movement. She discusses what women's roles have been throughout
history and the expectation, according to the feminine mystique, to remain
in these roles.
- Feminist Aesthetics. Gisela Ecker (Beacon Press. Boston; 1985).
Selected writings by German women who are academics and practice the art
they discuss. Articles on specific problems which arise from different
art forms-- literature, film, architecture, music, theatre and the visual
Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders. Patricia Fallon; et al. (The
Guilford Press. New York; 1994).
This book covers the gamet of important material concerning eating disorders;
including treatment and prevention. Virtually every emotion is aroused
by this volume agree with it. Disagree with it . Read it.
- Feminst Theory: From Margin to Center. Bell Books (South End
Press. Boston; 1984)
Examines the core issues of sexual politics and argues that the contemporary
feminist movement must establish a new direction for the 1980's. Some topics
included are: black women, shaping feminist theory, the significance of the
feminist movement, comrades in the struggle, educating women, and more.
- Flexible Workstyles: A Look at Contingent Labor. (US Department
of Labor Women's Bureau. Washington DC. ; 1988)
This is an overview of alternative workstyles, other than the traditional
40 hour week, 9 to 5 job, with emphasis on flexibility-based on the conference:" The
Contingent Workplace: New Directions For Work in the Year 2000 " held at
New York University.
- Fighting For Our Lives: Women Confronting AIDS. (Video Kit).
This is a kit to help assist with the video "Fighting For Our Lives: Women
Confronting AIDS. " Consists of brochures, event planning guide, and long
term program planning.
- First Person Singular: Living the Good Life Alone. Stephen
N. Johnson (Signet Books, New York; 1977).
This book looks at breaking up, living alone, and making new relationships.
This book stresses the importance of a social support system as well as negotiating
one's future instead of dwelling on one's past.
- Focused Self Study 1992. (St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud,
Minnesota; 1992. )
This book is a response to the concerns raised in the Report of a Visit to
St. Cloud State University on April 6-8, 1987.
- For Her Own Good. 150 Years of the Expert's Advice to Women.
Barbara Eltrenreich and Deirdre English. (Anchor Books, Doubleday.
New York; 1987)
For Her Own Good looks at the female history of American medicine, psychology,
and childhood. It discusses the women's health movement, composed of women
health workers, community activists, and dissatisfied health care consumers.
Witches, healers, sexual politics of sickness, and motherhood are looked
at in detail.
- Fraternity Gang Rape. Peggy Reeves Sanday (New York University
Press. New York; 1990)
This book explains the societal background that permits and, indeed, encourages
male violence against women. It presents an anthropological case study and
analysis of certain group rituals of male bonding on a college campus. The
material presented in this book is derived from interviews and observations
in a few of the many fraternities at several collage and university campuses.
- Games Mother Never Taught You: Corporate Gamesmanship for Women.
Betty Lehan Harragan (Warner Books, N. Y. , 1977)
This book is meant to teach women how to get along in the business world
without getting taken advantage of.
- Gang Rape (A folder consisting of various authors).
Issues surrouding gang rape and the ways in which parties play a role. Also
what can be done to help.
- Gay Relationships: How to Find Them, How to Improve Them, How
to Make Them Last. Tina Tessina (Jeremy P. Tarcher. Los Angeles;
A guide to creating healthy, loving relationships for gay men and lesbian
women. Provides unique insight into the special issues faced by same-sex
couples and offers practical and sensitive advice that any gay man or woman
will find valuable.
- Gender and Racial Pay Gaps in the 1980's: Accounting for Different
Trends. Dr Elaine Sorensen (Urban Institute, Washington DC)
The study explored reasons for unequal earnings trends for black and white
women and men in the 1980's. Dr. Sorensen identifies two divergent trends
prevalent in the 1980's. While women make positive gains in their wages relative
to those of men, pay disparity between blacks and whites increased for both
women and men. The study suggests that education and training experience
of women compared to men of their race increased with actual work experience
acting as the driving force in the change. However, the research did not
identify the primary reasons for the growing difference in earnings between
black and white women.
- Gender War/Gender Peace: the quest for love and desire between
men and women. Aaron Kipnis and Elizabeth Herron. William Morrow
and Co. , Inc. , New York. 1994
Through the account of a group journey into the wilderness, the authors provide
a way to reimagine gender in order to reach a true partnership between men
- Get Smart! Montana Katz and Veronica Vieland (The Feminist
Press at the City University of New York. New York; 1988)
Using case studies of individual female students, Get Smart illustrates the
problems and disadvantages confronting women in college today and offers
realistic solutions to each of the problems described.
- Getting Free: You Can End Abuse and Get Back Your Life. Ginny
NiCarthy (The Seal Press. Seattle, Washington; 1986) 2 copies
This book can help you end abuse and take back your life. With special exercises
designed to help you decide what you want in your relationship and detailed
steps for making the decision to leave or stay, Getting Free offers support,
practical help and the inspiration you need.
- The Gift of the Dark Angel: A Woman's Journey Through Depression
Toward Wholeness. Ann Keiffer (LuraMedia. San Diego, California;
Ann Keiffer tells of her devestating experience: her struggle with the Dark
Angel of depression as she lost health, hope, and finally all reason to live.
She tells of the discovery and unexpected gifts buried in her depression
and journey toward recovery.
- Goddesses in Every Woman. Jean Shinoda Bolen (Harper and Row.
New York; 1984)
There are Goddesses in every woman that influence what women do and how they
feel. Understanding these Goddesses offers reassuring, true-to-life alternatives
that take women far beyond such restrictive dichotomies as masculine/feminine,
mother/lover, careerist/housewife. Identify ruling goddesses and learn to
nurture and cultivate them.
- Growing Beyond Abuse. Laurel Ruth Lewis, Signec Nestingen,
M. A. Omni Recovery Inc. 1990.
A workbook for survivors of sexual exploitation or childhood sexual abuse.
- Growing Up: Families in Touch. books number 3 and 4, by Joanne
Barbara Koch (Total Graphics. Illinois; 1988)
For parents and children between the ages of 8-10 to read together. They
discuss the important areas that come up again and again in parenting.
- A Guide to Conducting a Conference with American Indian Women
in Reservation Areas. (U. S. Department of Labor Office of the
Secretary, Women's Bureau; 1978)
This booklet describes the conference on "Employment Awareness for Indian
Women" on the Navajo Reservation in Shiprock, New Mexico, in July 1975. It
goes on to give information on conducting similar projects elsewhere.
- Guide to Graduate Work in Women's Studies. Karen Kidd and Ande
Spencer, National women's Studies Association. , Maryland, 1994.
This is a guide to graduate schools for Women's Studies. It is an easy reference
guide to provide information about all fields.
- The Habit of Surviving: Black Women's Strategies for Life.
Kesho Yvonne Scott (Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick and
London, 1991). 2 copies
In this book four Black women talk about their lives telling stories that
have made them who they are. They also talk about the obstacles they have
been faced with.
- A Handbook for Empowering Women in Abusive and Controlling
Relationships: Facilitating Critical Thinking in Groups. Pamela
Brown (EWAR Project, Humboldt State University. Arcata, California)
The handbook, along with the video, is designed to assist women's shelters,
women's centers' groups, campus organizations, high schools, and social service
agencies that are interested in offering education groups for women who have
been or who are currently in abusive relationships. VIDEO: Empowering Women
in Abusive Relationships.
- A Healing Celebration. DeAnn Yamamoter. Nading & Gaylem
A manual for Facilitators of Therapeutic aupport groups for women who are
adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
- Healing From Childhood Sexual Abuse. Kristin A. Kunzman (Hazelden
Foundation. Center City, Minnesota; 1989)
Discusses what childhood sexual abuse is, the results and how to begin working
- The Healing Process After Rape: No Fairy Godmothers, No Magic
Wands. Judy H. Katz, (R&E Publishers, Saratoga, CA; 1984).
Purpose of the book is to discuss rape, its effects and consequences on significant
people in your life.
- Healing the Wounds: The Promise of Ecofeminism. Edited by Judith
Plant (New Society Publishers. Philadelphia; 1989)
Healing the Wounds: The Promise of Ecofeminism calls upon us to rediscover
and act out of the wholeness at the core of our existence. Drawing upon the
combined vision and energy of feminist and ecological perspectives, and challenging
us to bring together body, mind and spirit; the personal, political, and
spiritual; theory, practice and reflection.
- Hispanics: Challenges and Opportunities. William A. Diaz (The
Ford foundation. New York; 1984)
The report first describes the various groups that comprise the country's
Hispanic population and them examines a number of issues and challenges facing
those groups and the nation as a whole. After reviewing past and current
foundation efforts to help address those issues and meet those challenges,
the paper presents a new Hispanic focused foundation program. The new program
covers research and policy analysis, efforts to increase Hispanic participation
in public affairs, and the need for greater public information and awareness
about the Hispanic population among the non-Hispanics.
- Homophobia, A Weapon of Sexism. Suzanne Pharr (Chardon Press;
The first book of its kind on the subject of homophobia and sexism. Its is
essential reading for those whose lives and organizations are affected by
homophobia and for those who do trainings on homophobia. Chapters include
the effect of homophobia on women's liberation, strategies for eliminating
homophobia, and women in exile: the lesbian experience.
- Hostile Hallways. researched by Louis Harris and Associates
(Commissioned by the American Association of University Women
The AAUW Survey on Sexual Harassment in American Schools.
- How About a Little Strategy. Women's Educational Equity Act
Program (U. S. Education Department. Pittsburgh; 1980)
This booklet is a composite study of 215 women in the Pittsburgh area who
are mothers and are participating in an educational program. It outlines
the problems these mothers encountered and suggests many practical, workable,
and ingenious ways in which to attack these problems - their strategies.
- How To Build a House of Hearts. Doris Jasinek and Pamela Bell
Ryan (Comp Care Publishers. Minneapolis,MN; 1988)
Creating a warm family climate in which children and adults alike can feel
loved and needed and grow as inds-that's one of life's biggest challenges.
This unique little book reminds us gently-and simply-that the best and most
practical guidelines for everyday family living come straight from the heart.
- How to Fall Out of Love. Debora Phillips with Robert Judd (Fawcett
Popular Library. New York; 1978).
Book about freeing yourself of love that hurts and find the love that heals.
- How to Make A Difference. A Citizens Guide to State Government.
Betty Bayless, Erica Buffington and Jean Tews. (League of Women
Voters of MN; 1993).
This book deals with the state government and helps citizen's to understand
the State Government.
- How to make the World a Better Place For Women in Five Minutes
a Day. Donna Jackson (Hyperion. New York; 1992).
This essential handbook provides the res. and actions that will give every
woman a sense of empowerment, w/o feeling that she has to sacrifice the rest
of her life to be effective.
- How Schools Shortchange Girls AAUW Report Executive Summary
- How Schools Shortchange Girls AAUW Report of 1992.
- How to Start a Childcare Center. Greater Minneapolis Day Care
Association (Minneapolis, MN; 1989)
This booklet outlines the steps to follow in starting a child care center.
- Human services Directory Assistance Handbook. Published by
the St. Cloud Human Rights commission office of human rights.
- Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America.
Brian Lanker (Stewart, Tabori and Chang. New York; 1989)
"Brian Lanker spent the last two years meeting remarkable women. His portraits
of them are full of awe and compassion, even humor, and sometimes love. Most
of the women have had to defend themselves from a country that did not always
share their dream. These women believed in themselves even as they were undermined
by others because they learned from the people who loved them there was nothing
they couldn't do. " Ketzel Levine
- I Never Called It Rape. Robin Warshaw (Harper and Row. New
York; 1988) 3 copies One copy is in Lee's Office this one may
not be checked out.
A ground-breaking report on the hidden epidemic of date and acquaintance
rape, offering essential new information and insight, along with awareness
for prevention and healing. Robin Warshaw combines survey results and scholarly
perspectives with vivid first-person accounts to explain what date rape is,
how it happens, and how it has remained so hidden a crime for so long.
- If She is Raped, A Guidebook for Husbands, Fathers and Male
Friends. Alan W. McEvoy and Jeff B. Brookings (Learning Publications,
Inc. Holmes Beach, FL; 1991). Second Edition. 5 Copies. One copy
is in Lee's Office this may not be checked out.
A guide book to help males deal with the rape of a daughter, wife or female
friend. This book gives positive ways you can help her recover - with insights
and understanding about rape and its aftermath. It tells you how you should
respond to her after the crisis, how to support her and what you should not
do. If She Is Raped also gives the male ideas on how to deal with his own
- If You Are Raped, What Every Women Needs to Know. (five copies)
Kathryn M. Johnson (Learning Publications, Inc. Montreal; 1985)
A helpful guide for those who have been raped, or who fear being raped. This
book tells you ways to protect yourself against rape, why rape occurs, and
how you can respond to being raped. It also shows the steps taken in a rape
hearing and trial. This is done to help the survivor understand her own rights
- Images: Women In Transition. Janice Grana (St. Mary's College
Press, Winona, MN; 1977).
This book is an anthology of writings from more than 90 Christian women.
It deals with relationships, as women express feelings about themselves,
their families and God.
- I'm Growing Up: Families in Touch Book Four: For Parents and
Children Ages 8-10 to Read Together. Joanne B. Koch and Lewis
Z. Koch (Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.
If you and your child read this book together, you'll be doing the most important
thing you can do as a parent. You'll be spending time with your child.
- I'm Looking For Child Care. . . Where Do I Start? (The Minnesota
Department of Human Services, Children's Services Division)
This is a resource booklet full of information on all aspects of programs
and child care available.
- In Her Own Image. Elaine Hedges, Ingrid Wendt (The Feminist
Press. New York; 1980)
Brings together the work of several western women artists; writers, sculptors,
painters, photographers, needleworkers, dancers and musicians. They talk
about their work, and their creative experiences.
- Initiatives. National Association for Women Deans, Administrators,
and Counselors. (Journal Vol. 51, Nos. 2,3 Summer 1988).
Journal with articles concerning university Women's centers.
- Initiatives. (Journal of NAWE), Volume 55, No. 1, Copyright
1992 by the National Association for Women in Education.
This journal is a two-part issue on women's colleges.
- Initiatives. National Association for Women Deans, Administrators,
and Counselors (Journal Vol. 55, No. 3; 2 Volumes, 1993)
Journal with articles concerning University Women's Centers. Two special
issues concerning gender equity in math and sci.
- Initiatives. (Journal of NAWE), Volume 56, No. 4, Copyright
1995 by the National Association for Women in Education.
- In The Way of Women, Men's Resistance to Sex Equality in Organizations.
Cynthia Cockburn (ILR Press. Ithaca, New York; 1991)
The research on which this book is based evaluates the part of men, sometimes
helping, more often diverting and resisting, feminist change in four large
organizations. It reveals a struggle over the equality agenda. It shows how
women as a sex, but also black people, lesbians and gays, and people with
disabilities, are compelled to hide their difference if they wish to claim
a right to equality.
- International Centers For Research on Women. Mary Ellen S.
Capek, National Council for Research on Women, New York, NY,
This is a directory of 254 research centers. These centers are used to provide
institutional resources for feminist research, policy analysis, and educational
- Inventing the American Woman. Glenda Riley (Harlan Davidson,
Inc. Illinios; 1987. )
This book is about the history of women in the US.
- Issues in Radical Therapy: New Studies on the Left. Vol. XIII,
Nos. 3, 4.
- Issues Quarterly: An Intelligent Resaource for Research, Policy,
and Action Affecting the Lives of Women and Girls. Vol. 1, No.
3. Lorraine Delai Kenny, Coordinating Editor.
IQ has overviews of information that affects the lives of women and girls
and this is not featured in the mainstream media. This issue focuses on immigrant
women and girls. This is a publication of the National Council for Research
- It is a Choice? Eric Marcus. Harper San Francisco, California.
The author offers answers to the 300 most commonly asked questions about
gays and lesbians in a candid and informative way.
- Is the Homosexual My Neighbor? Another Christian View. Letha
Scanzoni and Virginia Ramey Mollenkott (Harper and Row. New York;
Blends biblical and theological research with recent psychological and sociological
findings. The authors offer guidelines and invite Christians to develop a
response to homosexuality that expresses Christ's principles - not the prejudices
of the world.
- Ivory Power: Sexual Harassment on Campus. Edited by Michele
A Paludi. State University of New York Press, New York. 1990.
Discussion includes current trends in sexual and gender harassment on campus.
as well as research into its causes and methods to counteract it.
- Keeping the Faith. Marie M. Fortune (Harper and Row. San Francisco;
Examines the life of Christian women who have been abused by a family member
and feel abandoned by church and God. A means of the Christian community
to keep faith and offer support as you seek to end the abuse in your family.
- Law, Gender, and Injustice, A Legal History of U. S. Women.
Joan Hoff (New York University Press, New York. 1991)
A study of the U.S. women's legal history extending from the War of Independence
to the present. It is an attempt to interpret and inform the general reader
of the legal statues of women in the United States. The book also includes
suggestions for legal and political action that goes beyond the pursuit of
traditional forms of equality.
- Leadership Opportunities in the St. Cloud Area. Forum of Executive
A directory of possible leadership positions in the St. Cloud area. The positions
are on Non-Profit boards and gov't units.
- Learning From Experience. LaGuardia Community College (Women's
Educational Equity Act Program. Newton, Mass. ; 1982)
The purpose of this book is to provide a step by step guide to making the
most of a work experience educational program for adult women - whether one
is involved in such a progrom now, or are contemplating or seeking one. These
pages are addressed to the adult working woman. Faculty,staff, and counselors
interested in the career and educational concerns of adult women may also
find the handbook useful.
- The Lecherous Professor. Billie Wright Dziech and Linda Weiner
(University of Illinois Press; 1984)
The Lecherous Professor looks at different questions facing sexual harassment
on college campuses. It addresses many issues, including the dilemma of teacher-student
dating, newly devised policy statements on sexual harassment from several
institutions, and faculty uneasiness about administrative directives on sexual
- 1992 Legislative Districts. (Legislative Coordinating Commission,
Subcommittee on Redistricting, March 13, 1992.)
This booklet represents the 1992 legislative districts as ordered by the
Minnesota special Redistricting Panel in the case of Cotlow V. Growe, No.
- Lesbian Battering. Pamela Elliott (Lesbian Battering Intervention
Project 1989-90, Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, St.
Paul, Minnesota. )
This is a manual dealing with the Lesbian Battered Women's Movement.
- License To Rape: Sexual Abuse Of Wives. David Finkelhor and
Kersti Yllo (The Free Press, New York; 1987)
This book explores the experiences of women raped by their husbands and why
it remains legal to do so. It explores the patterns of sexual coercion, the
motives of husbands who rape, and the emotional aftermath for wives.
- Life Skills for Women in Transition: Women in Transition Program.
(University of Alaska, Juneau; Women's Educational Equity Act
Program. Newton, Mass; 1982)
Designed as a workshop guide. Covers education, career exploration, job seeking,
on the job, and family communication information.
- Live Alone and Be Happier Than Anybody: The Guide to the Art
and Joy of Being Beautifully Independent. Harriet La Barre (Popular
Library, New York; 1977).
This book discusses living alone and feeling good about it. It talks about
work, love, and friends, and how to effectively handle each while living
an independent, complete life.
- Living Alone and Liking It! Lynn Shahan (Stratford Press, New
This book is meant to help those who live alone to meet their own needs and
use their time alone as a way to gain personal fulfillment. The point of
the book is to help people enjoy being by themselves.
- Looking Back: Moving Forward. Anita B. Boles, project director.
(National Victims Center. Arlington, Virginia; 1993)
A guideline for communities responding to sexual assault. (IN LEE'S OFFICE)
- Liberation, and Marriage. Dorothy T. Samuel (Funk and agnalls.
New York; 1976)
Examines real women - and their men - who have rejected all roles, made their
own patterns, continued to grow, and have become stronger, freer individuals.
Using these couples as examples and drawing on her own experiences as a marriage
and pre-marriage counselor, Dorothy T. Samuel presents a reassuring blueprint
for marriage for all those who are looking for a way to find both love and
- Love Your Body Love Yourself. Laura Kuhn (1991).
A radical approach to self-acceptance.
- Making the Connections. Patricia Murphy, PH. D. (Paul M. Deutsch
Press, Inc. , Orlando, Fla. : 1993.)
This book offers a dramatic insight into the lives of abuse victims and practical
recommendations for their successful return to work. The goals are to acknowledge
the damage caused by abuse to women'svocational aspirations, development,
and achievments; and to evolve rehabilitation practice and theory which will
enable abuse survivors toengage in suitable productive activities in the
waged and unwaged work worlds.
Making Sexuality Human. W. Norman Piltenger (The Pilgrim Press, New York;
1979). This book is about making sexuality something human and natural
instead of something intimidating and immoral. It discusses homosexuality
as well as heterosexuality and sexuality and ethics.
- Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography. Diana
E. H. Russel (Teachers College Press, NY: 1993)
This book contains a collection of feminist articles which together make
a case for the view that pornography ( as distinct from erotica ) causes
harm to women.
- Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings by and About Asian American
Women. Edited by Asian Woman United of California (Beacon Press.
Organized thematically around iss. of imp. to Asian Amer. women - immigration,
war, work, generation identity, discrimination, activism - Making Waves shows
that Asian Amer. women are not afraid to speak their minds. A bold and challenging
cornucopia of fine writing by novelists, poets, historians, educators, scholars,
journalists, and activists, this coll. is a long overdue cele. of Asian women
- Male Chauvinism! How it Works. Michael Korda (Ballantine Books,
New York, NY, 1973)
This book discusses the means by which men manipulate and dominate women
in many aspects of their lives. The author also offers an alternative to
women who are suffering as a result of male chauvinism.
- Male victims of Sexual Assault. Gillian C. Mezey, Michael B.
King. Oxford medical Pubilications 1992. Opens the debate with
international experts in the field including homophobia and historical
- A Manual for prevention of Human Relations. Julie Andra Jewski
Ginn Press 1990
A guide to understanding human relations issues to study oppression.
- Many Roads, One Journey: Moving Beyond the 12 Steps. Charlotte
Davis Kasl Ph D. (Harper Perennial. New York, 1992). A superb,
groundbreaking book. in her understandings of how true healing
occurs the through love and not fear Kasl adds an entirely New
level of understandings to the "uncovery and discovery" movement.
- Medical Support Information Booklet. The Association for Enforcement
of Support, Inc.
This booklet contains information on how to collect medical support, getting
a child support agency, collecting back medical bills and other helpful information
regarding collecting medical support.
- Meeting the Needs of Minnesotans With HIV Disease. (Minnesota
Department of Health; 1991)
This booklet deals with the HIV population in Minnesota and how the state
is or is not meeting their needs.
- Men And Rape: Theory, Research, and Prevention Programs in
Higher Education. Alan D. Berkowitz. 1994.
New direction for student services about men and rape.
- Men Who Batter Phase I Safety Planning. Family Service Center
of Sangamon County, Illinois.
This book deals with issues regarding mens violence and safety of the women.
- Men Who Batter Phase II Stopping the Violence Stopping The
Abuse. Family Service Center of Sangamon County, Illinois.
Understanding mens violence and abuse towards women.
- Men and Women: Partners at Work. George F Simons and G Deborah
A Ten-step program for success.
- Middle East Report: Gender and Politics. (Sheridan Press, Vol.
21, No. 173, November/December 1991).
This is a magazine with a collection of articles on issues of gender and
politics in a variety of different political climates and countries.
- Minnesota Guide to State Agency Services 1992-1995. (State
of MN, Department of Administration, Print communications Division;
This book puts you in direct contact with nearly all of MN state agencies.
It lists information about state agency services, telling what maps and guides,
advisory and financial assistance are available, who to see, what forms are
needed to obtain services and the time it takes to process them. It also
lists the fees charged, the permits and licenses necessary for recreation
and the regulated profession, and how agencies are organized to the best
- Minnesota State Government. (Folder of Articles). Minnesota
House of Representatives Public Information Office. (St. Paul,
This book talks about many areas of government. The quality of life, agriculture,
cost of living, and education.
- Minnesota Women's Consortium Directory. (St. Paul; 1990)
Directory of organizations and individuals committed to feminist goals.
- Minority Women's Survival Kit. College of Continuing Education,
Drake University (Women's Educational Equity Act Program. Newton,
Mass. ; 1982)
Contains personal and professional development, management basics, and career
planning guidelines for the minority woman.
- The Montreal Massacre. Louise Malette and Marie Chalouh. (Cynergy
books, Charlottetown; 1991).
This book dealt with a massacre involving 14 women who were killed in Canada
at the university of Montreal Engineering school. A story about women going
into "non-traditional" careers and being feminists.
- Moving the Mountain, The Women's Movement In America Since
1960. Flora Davis (Simon and Schuster. New York; 1991)
Moving the Mountain is a lively in-depth history of the women's movement
that traces its evolution from the 1960's to the early 1990's. A panoramic
view of three decades of turmoil and progress, the book explores the questions:
How could women's lives change so much in just 30 years? And why haven't
they changed more?
- Ms. Means Myself. Gladys Hunt (Zondervan Publishing House,
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1972. )
This book depicts women as whole people who should be defined by who they
are as ind., not by what they do. The author feels that women's lives can
be better than they are now, and that a quality relationship with God can
- Naming the Violence, Speaking Out About Lesbian Battering.
Kerry Lobel (Seal Press. Seattle, Washington; 1986)
Naming the Violence offers personal stories of pain and empowerment, grief
and healing on lesbian battering in intimate relationships. This anthology
also includes articles and essays by lesbians active in the battered women's
movement that explore the dynamics of abuse and describe community organizing
strategies around the country.
- National Women of Color Organizations. Aileen Hernandez. Ford
Foundation, New York. 1991
This resource guide offers a look at national women of color organizations,
their leaders and the issues which they are confronting.
- The Natural Superiority of Women. Ashley Montagu (Macmillan
Publishing Co. Inc. , New York; 1977).
This book shows that the superiority of women is a biological fact. This
book is designed to bring the sexes closer together, not to set them apart
by placing one above the other.
- The New Assertive Woman. Lynn Z. Bloom, Karen Coburn, and Joan
Pearlman. (Dell Publishing Co. , Inc. New York; 1975).
This book is about assertive training techniques. These techniques will show
you; how to recognize your assertion problems, simple ways to get rid of
anxiety, how to build your own assertive skills, how to combat irrational
beliefs and how to deal openly and effectively with sex problems, business
hassles, family squabbles, doctors, storekeepers, mechanics, sales people,
in-laws, loners and more.
- New Laws 1993. (Session Summary with Special Sessions). Minnesota
House of Representatives Public Information Office, 1993.
Issues of book go from agriculture to transportation. Also what bills have
been passed or vetoed.
- The New Male. Herb Goldberg (Signet Books, New York; 1979).
This book discusses the author's perception of how men are being exploited
and pres. by women and society to wear themselves out physically and emot.
trying to be successful and macho. The au. disc. what he calls the "men's
- The New Our Bodies, Ourselves. The Boston Women's Health Book
Collective (Simon and Schuster. New York; 1984)
Discusses the difficult issues and provides the most complete source book
available on women's health care issues.
- The New Our Bodies, Our Selves. The Boston Women's Health Book
Collective. (Touchstone Book, New York, NY; 1992).
Issues regarding women written by women. Book discusses many issues from
birth control to AIDS and women.
- The Next Generation: The Health and Well Being of Young People
of Color in the Twin Cities. Yusef Mgeni and Peter Rode. (Urban
Coalition, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 1992).
Study and statistics of young people of color in the Twin Cities.
- Night Flying Woman: An Ojibwa Narrative. Ignatia Broker (Minnesota
Historical Society Press. St. Paul; 1983)
A story in the tradition of the Ojibwa people. Tells of several generations
of one family group and their traditions, beliefs, customs, and some history
of the Ojibwa in Minnesota. Follows, especially, one woman's life and her
experience of being relocated onto a reservation.
- Nobody Told Me it Was Rape. Caren Adams and Jennifer Fay (Network
Publications. Santa Crus; 1984)
This is a parent's guide for talking with teenagers about acquaintance rape
and sexual exploitation. It talks about ways to discuss this issue with children,
prevention ideas, media messages, and teens at risk.
- The Not So Terrible Move; or What Do You Do With The Bed. Duvie
Clark (Harper and Row. New York; 1975).
Book about helping women find things to do with their lives when feeling
a loss or in time os stress when they are forced to change the way they live
or where they live.
- On Her Own:Growing Up in the Shadow of the American Dream.
Ruth Sidel (The Penguin Group, New York, NY; 1990)
On Her Own is a thoughtful and penetrating examinaiton of young women in
the United States today and the social and economic conditions that will
shape their futures and those of their children.
- The Ones Who Got Away: Women Who Left Abusive Partners. Ginny
NiCarthy (The Seal Press; 1987)
After many years of interviews and research, Ginny NiCarthy takes us directly
into the lives of thirty-three women who left abusive partners and started
their lives over. Instead of asking "why do women stay in abusive relationships?" the
author asks the important question "why do women leave-and how do they stay
- The Oregon Story. Center for Educational Policy and Management,
University of Oregon (Women's Educational Equity Act Program.
Newton, Mass. ; 1982)
Contains the following topics: women's representation in school leadership
a historical overview, sex equity in educational leadership, achieving sex
equity, and evaluating the sex equity in educational leadership project.
- Ourselves, Growing Older. Paula Brown Doress, Diana Laskin
Siegel and The Midwife and Older Women Book Project (Simon and
Schuster. New York; 1987)
A complete health and living handbook for midlife and older women. It addresses
the special needs of the growing number of women over age thirty-five and
takes a positive, empowering approach to the physical and emotional health
of midlife and older women.
- Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellion. Gloria Steinem (New
American Library. New York; 1982)
A collection of essays that give a powerful voice to the experiences, struggles
and triumphs of all women, yet at the same time an intimate portrait of Gloria
Steinem herself. In her profiles of famous women she shows how lethal pornography
is to women.
- Parent's Guide to Choosing and Using Child care.
- Passages. Gail Sheehy (Bantam Books, New York; 1976).
Book discusses the obstacles and passages that adults must go through from
ages 18 to 50. It is designed to help men and women through these times,
and teach them the proper methods to use to do so.
- Past Due: A Story About Disability, Pregnancy and Birth. Anne
Finger (The Seal Press. Washington; 1990)
The author explores the complexities of disability and reproductive rights
through a riveting account of her pregnancy and childbirth experience. Facing
the difficult aftermath of the birth with unflinching honesty and courage.
- Paternity Information Booklet. The Association for Children
for Enforcement of Support, Inc.
This booklet contains information on establishing paternity, genetic testing,
locating the father and other information helpful in establishing paternity.
- Pathfinders. Gail Sheehy (Bantam Books, New York; 1981).
This book is about overcoming the crisis of adult life and finding your own
path to well-being.
- People and the Process: A Legislative Study Guide. MN House
of Rep. Public Info Office, 1991.
Information regarding the legislature and their process. Guide is to help
people better understand what takes place and how bills and laws are passed.
- Pictures of Patriarchy. Batya Weinbaum (Southend Press. Boston;
Looks at the world through the family or kinship perspective. It analyzes
the work place in terms of learned roles in the family.
- Poor Women and their Families. Beverly Stadum ( State University
of New York, Albany; 1992.)
This book offers an interpretation of women charity recipients in terms of
their lives as mothers, as workers and as wives. The author presents them
respectfully allowing their individuality to shine through.
- Possessing the Secret of Joy. Alice Walker. Harcourt Brace
Jovanovich, Orlando, FL; 1992.
Determination and courage is portrayed through this book. A story of hardship
for a woman.
- A Primer on Financial Management for Midlife and Older Women.
- Prevention of Rape and Sexual Assault on Campus. Daniel P.
Keller (Campus Crime Prevention Programs. Goshen, Kentucky)
Concerning issues of sexual harassment and sexual assault (stranger rape,
date rape, gang rape), this manual is an excellent resource for anyone researching
or interested in educating others regarding these issues. Statistics, school
policies, prevention guidelines, brochures, workshop guidelines, and more
- Prevention of Sexual Harassment in Academe. Edited by Lois
Price Spratter (University of Washington. Seattle, WA; 1986)
Contains essays regarding sexual harassment by concerned men and women leaders
on this campus make up the manual. Their essays range from legal aspects
to actual prevention programs.
- Prevention of Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. Edited
by Lois Price Spatter (University of Washington. Seattle, WA;
Includes papers which address the legal, institutional, theoretical, and
practical dimensions of sexual harassment in colleges and universities. A
variety of issues are presented with an emphasis on policies and procedures
to prevent the occurrence of sexual harassment and strategies to minimize
its negative consequences to individuals and institutions.
- Prospering Woman. Ruth Ross (Whatever Publishing, Inc. , Mill
Valley, CA; 1982).
This book presents an entirely new way for women to view themselves and effectively
take charge of their own lives. Dr. Ross shows you how to achieve the level
of prosperity you want, and deserve, in your life.
- Psychoanalysis and Women. Edited by Jean Baker Miller, M. D.
Penguin Books, New York 1978.
Eminent psychoanalysts dispel myths and explore realities.
- Psychology and Sex Roles: An Androgenous Perspective. Alexandra
G. Kaplan and Mary Anne Sedney (Little, Brown, and Co. ; 1980).
This book explores the androgenous study of human psychology, as opposed
to female and male psychology separately. It also recognizes male and female
differences as differences perpetuated by society, not as psychological differences.
- Putting It All Together: Building an Early Childhood Development
System for Minnesota. The Minnesota Council on Children, Youth
and Families. (Task Force on the Early Education and Care of
Young Children, 1989).
This book is about the need for early education and the right each child
has to get it. It discusses some economic concerns related to this issue,
as well as addressing what the experts say about it.
- Race, Class and Gender In The United States: An Integrated
Study. Paula S. Rothenberg (St Martins Press. New York; 1992)
A study of racism and sexism within the context of class. Issues of class
and heterosexism are more fully integrated into the text.
- Race, Gender, and Work. Teresa L. Amott, Julie A. Matthaei
(Southend Press. Boston; 1991)
This is a multi-cultural economic history of women, which shows the diversity
of women's work contributions, paid or not to the history of the U.S. It
lists those of Native American, immigrant, Chicano, Puerto Rican, Philippine,
- Radical Feminism. Edited by Anne Koedt, Ellen Levine, and Anite
Rapona (The New York Times Book Co. ; 1973)
An anthology of radical feminist writings divided into five sections, Liberating
History, Women's Experiences, Theory and Analysis, Building a movement, and
the Art. The purpose is to present a primary source of material from, not
about, the radical feminist movement.
- Rape and Sexual Assault, A Research Handbook. Edited by Ann
Wolbert Burgess (Garland Publishing, Inc. New York; 1991)
Compiled in this volume of Rape and Sexual Assault is a collection of reports
on a wide range of topical issues. The purpose of the book is twofold: First,
it hopes to provide research conducted since the 1988 volume on the scientific
literature on rape and sexual assault. Second, by this effort, it hopes to
advance the knowledge base in this area through the contributions of historical
analysis, theoretical conceptualizations, research findings, and treatment
and policy innovations. It is organized into four sections the aftermath,
victim populations, care providers, and aggressors.
- Rape On Campus. (Folder of Ariticles). Various Authors.
Issues surrounding rape and what people can so to help survivors of rape.
Cases and trials about rape. Assault policies regarding rape.
- Rape in Marriage. Diana H. Russell (Indiana University Press.
Indianapolis, Indiana; 1990)
Rape in Marriage has been updated and expanded to include recent findings
and legal developments. It includes a completely revised state-by-state listing
of marital rape exemption laws and an invaluable bibliography on wife rape.
- Real Rape. Susan Estrich (Harvard University Press. Cambridge
MA. ; 1987)
This book discusses how the legal system victimizes women who have been raped
or assaulted. It presents different cases to illustrate how the law deals
with rape cases.
- Recollecting Our Lives: Women's Experience of Childhood Sexual
Abuse. Women's Research Centre (Press Gang Publishers. Vancouver;
Twenty-five women interviewed for this book tell their story in the hope
of helping women and children who still struggle to survive. In facing the
truth about what women and children must do to overcome the violation of
childhood sexual abuse, we see how remarkable their accomplishment are. In
remembering how they survived and that they survived, we see that it is possible
for all of us.
- Realizing Gender Equality In Higher Education: The Need To
Integrate Work/ Family Issues. Nancy Hensel (The George Washington
University. Washington D. C.; 1991)
This book explores the under-representation of women, particularly non-whites,
in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
- Reflections of Risk: Growing up Female in Minnesota: A Report
on the Health and Well-being of Adolescent Girls in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Women's Fund (Minneapolis, MN; February 1990)
This report presents data based on the Minnesota Adolescent Health Survey,
conducted by the Adolescent Health Program of the University of Minnesota,
in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota
Department of Education. The survey covered 86 school districts statewide.
- Religion and Sexism. Edited by Rosemary Radford Ruether (Simon
and Schuster. New York; 1974)
A book of essays by women about how the church has shaped the cultural images
of women. They attempt to give a glimpse of history of the relationship between
religion and feminine imagery. It also suggests ways patriarchal religion
must be reshaped.
- Removing Bias: Guidelines For Student-Faculty Communications.
Judith M. Gappa and Janice Pearce (Speech Communication Association.
Designed to help faculty asses how they are presenting subject matter to
students. This book consists of "Student-Faculty Communication Patterns" and
a "Student Perception Questionnaire."
- A Report of the Violence Prevention Advisory Task Force. (Jan.
- Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population
Control and Contraceptive Choice. Betsy Hartmann (Harper and
Row. New York; 1987)
Provides a compelling and urgently needed critique of the economic, political,
health and human rights consequences of population control as practiced by
the U. S. population establishment, national governments, and international
agencies. The author reveals how the narrow goal of reducing birth rates
has distorted contraceptive development in the U. S. and undermined family
planning in the Third World.
- Resiliency and Risk Among Young People of Color. Pete Rode.
(Urban Coalition, St. Paul, Minnesota; 1994).
- A Resource Directory For Sex Equity In Education. Women Educators.
Madison. WI; 1991
Book provides information on governmental agencies, organizations, and other
groups concerned with sex equity.
- Retaining and Promoting Women and Minority Faculty Members:
Problems and Possibilities. Marian J. Swoboda. The University
of Wisconsin System. 1990.
A Discussion Paper.
- Rethinking Ecofeminist Politics. Janet Biehl, (Southend Press.
This book discusses the contradictions and values of ecofeminism. It is critical
of Ecofeminism and is intended to provide an alternative.
- Reveille for Radicals. Saul D. Alinsky (Random House, Inc.
New York, Canada; 1969)
Saul Alinsky, a controversial radical organizer of people's movements, shows
the relevance of this classic volume on radical thought and practical methodology
to his current views on a variety of subjects, and offers a forthright critique
of the new political activists.
- The Rewarding Challenge. Midland Lutheran College, Fremont,
Nebraska (Women's Educational Equity Act Program. Newton, Mass.
Designed to educate on the importance of welcoming re- entry women students
to the small college campus.
- A Road Well Traveled: Three Generations of Cuban American Women.
Terry Doran, Janet Satterfield, Chris Stade (WEEA Publishing
Center. Newton, Mass. ; 1988)
This book chronicles the lives of Cuban American women in third century,
from immigrant to citizen.
- SCSU Women's Center: Sexual Violence Prevention Program. Lee
LaDue and Jane Olsen. Final Report 1991-1993.
Issuses regarding the program and its services, policies, and procedures.
The educational programs for sexual violence prevention program.
- The Search for a Woman - Centered Spirituality. Annette Van
Dyke (New York University Press, New York. 1992)
Weaving the strands of women's spirituality from different cultures together,
Van Dyke address the commonalities among these rich traditions. Examining
the work and writing of many authors, she illustrates how these writers and
activists outline a journey toward wholeness that allows them to reclaim
their spirituality from the deadening influence of patriarchal religions.
Second Wind: A program for returning women students. edited by Jane O.
Carter University of Maryland at College Park.
- Secret Survivors: Uncovering Incest and Its After-Effects in
Women. E. Sue Blume (John Wiley and Sons. New York; 1990)
This book focuses on what incest does to those people who have been victoms
of it. Included is a check-list to help identify survivors of "hidden" incest-perhaps
the majority of all survivors-those who have "blocked" the memory of abuse,
but who experience depression, alcohol and drug abuse, or sexual or eating
- Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein. Edited by Carl Van Vechten
(Vintage Books. New York; 1962)
This collection, a retrospective exhibit of the work of a woman who created
a unique place for herself in the world of letters, contains a sample of
practically every period and every manner in her career.
- Self-Assertion For Women. Pamela E. Butler (Harper and Row;
This book challenges the stereotypic feminine woman, and points out how she,
by not being assertive, is powerless and under emotional stress. This book
also serves as a guide to help the stereotypic feminine woman to be more
- Self Discovery: The Journey to Recovery. Jesseli Moen and Nancy
Fandel (St. Cloud Hospital)
A booklet describing and explaining the Journey Home Program at the St. Cloud
Hospital. The program is for chemically dependent women who have children.
It includes articles of support and comments by past clients of the program.
- The Seven Ages of Woman. Elizabeth Parker (Bantam Books. New
A book about woman, her development, her body, her mind, her emotions, and
her sexual life.
- Sex Equity: Conditions, Policies and Practices Affecting Sex
Equity for Faculty. (Folder of Articles). Karen Bogart, Jude
Flage, Marjory Marvel, and Steven M Jung. (Association of American
Colleges, Washington D. C. ).
Sex Equity for faculty and staff. The policies regarding sex equity.
- Sex Without Consent. Toby B. Simon and Cathy A. Harris (1993).
In Lee's Office. This is not to be checked out. Volume II on Peer education
training for colleges and universities.
- Sexual Assault on Campus: The problem and the solution. Carol
Bohmer, Andrea Parrot. Lexington Books 1993. In Lee's office
no one can check this out.
- Sexual Harassment: Research and Resources A report-in-progress,
November, 1991. National council for Research on Women, 1991.
Definitions, policies and procedures and selected biography.
- The Sexual Healing Journey. Wendy Maltz. HarperCollins Publishers,
New York. 1991.
This book offers sound and detailed guidelines for sexual healing. This book
can help survivors of all tyse of sexual abuse achieve the loving and safe
sexual lives they so richly deserve.
- The Sexual Liberals and The Attack on Feminism. Edited by Dorchen
Leidholdt and Janice G. Raymond (Pergamon Press. Elmsford, New
Documents a concerted assault on the goals, principles and achievements of
the women's movement. Filling a long-standing need for a radical feminist
collection on contemporary sexual politics, this volume brings together an
extraordinary list of contributors.
- Sexual Politics. Kate Millet (Avon Books. New York; 1969)
This book attempts to formulate a systematic overview of patriarch as a political
- Shame and Body Image: Culture and the Compulsive Eater. Barbara
McFarland and Tyeis Baker-Baumann (Health Communications Inc.
Deerfield Beach, Florida; 1990)
The authors of Shame and Body Image believe that people become compulsive
eaters because of deep-seated shame about themselves. They discuss where
this shame comes from as well as mental and physical exercises to help us
establish a balance between our masculine and feminine characteristics. It
also helps us to become comfortable with our bodies and develop a realistic
attitude about body image and social ideals.
- Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America. AAUW. Jan. 1991
A nationwide poll to assess selfesteem, educational experiences, interest
in math and science, and career aspirations of girls and boys ages 9-15.
- Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America: A Call to Action
AAUW Initiative for educational equity.
- Signs: Journal of Women In Culture and Society:Volume 20, Number
3. Ruth-Ellen Boetcher Joered and Barbara Laslett, editors. (The
University of Chicago Pless. Chicago, Illinois; Spring 1995).
This book gives the overview of an academic feminist journal by examining
the possibities and probabilities of feminism within our lives.
- Silencing the Self: Women and Depression. Dana Crowly Jack.
Harper Perennial, New York. 1991
The author offers startling insights into the roots of female depression
that draw on new understandings of the importance of relationships in women's
lives, reframing major concepts of depression.
- The Silent Passage: Menopause. Gail Sheehy (Random House, Inc.
New york; 1992)
The author sets out to erase the stigma of menopause and "render mormalcy
to a normal physical process. "She writes frankly about her own experiences
and uncovers the frustrations of other women who have long suffered in silence.
She brings together the most current information from the U. S. and abroad
and assesses women's options and risks.
- The Sister Bond. Edited by Toni A. H. McNaron (Pergamon Press.
Elmsford, New York; 1985)
Examines the deep turbulent bond between sisters that precludes and outlasts
friendships, courtships, and even marriages. The Sister Bond uses true stories
of blood sisters as the first step toward understanding the intricate nature
- The Sisterhood. Marcia Cohen (Simon and Schuster. New York;
A behind the scenes look at the women's movement. It tells the story of the
feminist revolution by focusing on Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Germaine
Greer, and Kate Millet.
- Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men. Lynne Segal
(Rutgers University Press. USA; 1990)
Slow motion approaches the changing nature of men's lives and experiences
in a new way, by looking not at masculinity, but at specific masculinities.
- Speaking Freely: Unlearning the lies of the Fathers' Tongues.
Julia Penelope Maxwell House, New York 1990.
The Athene Series.
- Source Book For Working With Battered Women. Nancy Kilgore.
1992. In Lee's Office. No Check out.
A comprehensive manual for counselors, social workers, and support group
- So What's it to Me? Gayle M. Stringen and Deanna Rants-Rodriguez
(King Co. Sexual assault Resource Center, Renton, Washington;
This book talks about the fact that sexual assault effects men. This book
gives men a chance to learn tips for their own safety as well as to think
about ways of being the kind of person people would feel safe with and comfortable
dating. It also gives men a chance to learn how to help someone who has been
- Spider Woman's Granddaughters: Traditional Tales and Contemporary
Writings by Native American Women. Edited by Paula Gunn Allen
(Fawcett Columbine. New York; 1989)
A powerful collection of tales, biographical writings, and contemporary short
stories, many by the most accomplished Native American women writing today.
- Stand Up, Speak Out, Talk Back: The Key to Self-Assertive Behavior.
Robert E. Alberti, Ph. D. and Michael L. Emmons, Ph. D. (Pocket
Books, New York, NY, 1975)
- Stoppin Rape: A Challenge For Men. Rus Ervin Funk. 1993.
This book is an invaluable res. for all people working to end such vio. in
their pers. lives or in the culture at large.
- Stopping Rape. Pauline B. Bart and Patricia O'Brien (Pergamon
Press. Oxford, England; 1985)
Explores the experience of rape from the victims point of view. Documents
the diversity of active strategies women can and do use to resist rape.
- Strategies and Attitudes. Patricia A. Farrant, Editor (National
Association for Women Deans, Administrators, and Counselors;
A compliment of articles that discuss professional and personal accounts
of women educators. Topics include sexual harassment, studies of women administrators,
establishing networks, and finding mentors.
- Stress and the American Woman. Nora Scott Kinzer (Ballantine
Books, New York; 1980).
This book illuminates the factors, symptoms, and situations of stress which
a woman faces in both the business world and at home.
- The Stronger Women Get, The More Men Love Football: Sexism
and The American Culture of Sports. Marain Burton Nelson. (1994).
Sexism and the American Culture of Sports.
- Sunday's Women: A Report on Lesbian Life Today. Sasha Gregory
Lewis (Beacon Press, Boston 1979).
This book presents a frank and honest picture of lesbial life in America
today. We learn what it's like to grow up gay and what it means to come out.
- Super-self: A Woman's Guide to Self-Management. Dorothy Tennov
(Jove/HBJ Books; 1977).
This book is for women about how thy can re-organize their lives and make
it easier to handle. It offers to women a strategy for pursuing a career,
continuing higher education, and/or being a mother and a homemaker.
- Surviving Sexual Violence. Liz Kelly (University of Minnesota
Press. Minneapolis, MN; 1988)
This important new study, based on in-depth interviews with sixty women,
is the first book to cover women's experience of a whole range of roms of
sexual violence over their lifetime. Drawing on feminist theory, Kelly uses
what women say in their interviews to develop it further; conceptualizing
the different forms of sexual violence as a continuum; focusing on how women
define their experiences and how they develop strategies to resist, cope
with and survive sexual violence.
- Survivors and Partners: Healing the Relationships of Sexual
Abuse Survivors. Paul A Hansen, Ph D. (1991).
Healing the relationship of sexual abuse survivors.
- Talking Power: the Politics of Language. Robin Tolmach Lakoff.
Basic Books, New York. 1990
The author discusses how the ways in which we communicate can help us with
our goals or hinder us.
- Taking Change at Johnson State College. 2 Copies.
This college manual suggests program planning and information for presenters
to educate students on sexual assault.
- Taking Hormones And Women's Health: Choices Risks and Benefits.
(National Women's Health Network, Washington D. C. ; 1993).
This book deals with health concerns of women. The information is researched
on women's major health concerns. This book also daels with hormones and
their use by women.
- Talking Back. Bell Hooks (South End Press. Boston; 1989)
She writes about the meaning of feminist consciousness in daily life and
about self-recovery, about overcoming white and male supremacy, and about
intimate relationships, exploring the point where the public and private
- Talking Back to Sexual Pressure: What to Say . . (four copies)
one copy is in Lee's Office not to be checked out. Elizabeth
Powell (CompCare Publishers. Minneapolis, MN; 1991)
This book teaches you how to become assertive about your sexual rights, how
to respond to sexual persuasion and how to cope with intrusion and force.
It also includes a resource for sexual problems, sex addiction, and support
for survivors of sexual exploitation, as well as an evaluation checklist
- Tearing Down the Walls: An Adult Woman's Guide to Educational
Financial Aid. Christine E. Payne, M. S. (Bibury Court Press.
Tulsa, OK; 1993)
This book is meant to provide an inspirational first-step for women who are
at turning points in their lives. The book reaches out to women that know
that education is the key for entry into the majority of well-paying careers,
but who also realize the price tag attached to that education. This book
tells women how they can do it!
- Three Guineas. Virginia Woolf (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers.
San Diego; 1966)
Mrs. Woolf has received three separate requests for a guinea - one for a
women's college building fund, one for a society promoting the employment
of professional women, and one to help prevent war and "protect culture,
and intellectual liberty. " The book is a threefold answer to these requests
- and as Mrs. Woolf examines the three causes and points out that they are
inseparably the same, she declares new tactic of feminine purpose.
- Time of Change: 1983 Handbook on Women Workers. U. S. Department
of Labor and The Women's Bureau (Washington D. C. ; 1983)Contains
data relating to worklife experiences of women and their economic
and legal status. Historical data provides a perspective on trends
in the labor force experiences of women and the effects of legislation
on women's employment. Some issues addressed are employment opportunities
without discrimination by gender, equity in pay, child care,
family support needs, and elimination of sexual harassment.
- To Stay Alive. Denise Levertov (New Directions Books. New York;
This book is a record of one person's inner/outer experience in America during
the 60's and the beginning of the 70's. She looks back on her years of growing
involvement in the resistance movement.
- Toward a State of Esteem. California Task Force to Promote
Self-Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility (California
State Department of Education. CA; 1990)
This report takes the approach that promotes the greater well being of the
individual and society, rather than reacting to an epidemic of problems.
It demonstrates that self-esteem is the unifying concept to reframe American
problem solving. This entails moving to a pro-active strategy which supports
the empowerment of individuals and local communities to become more involved
in developing appropriate responses to the challenges confronting them.
- Tranformations: A New Jersey Project Journals. Donna Crawley,
Mahwah, New Jersey Vol. 5, Number 2. Fall 1994. A journal regarding
important topics involved in transforming the curriculum. Articles
ranging from "Lesbian Studies in an Inclusive Curriculum" to "Teaching
About Affirmative Action."
- Transforming a Rape Culture. Edited by Emilie Buchwald, Pamela
R. Fletcher, and Martha Roth. Milkweed Editions. 1993. (three
This book is based on the belief that the ideas society has on Rape must
- Unequal Sisters. Edited by Ellen Carol Dubois and Vicki L.
Ruiz (Routledge. New York; 1990)
Unequal Sisters is a path-breaking collection that provides a much needed
multicultural approach to the history of women in the United States. Contains
a group of essays that acknowledge and explore the diversity of women's lives.
- The United Nations Decade for Women, 1976-1985: Employment
in the United States. (U. S. Department of Labor; 1985)
This report takes a look backward to assess the progress women have made,
and it takes a glance forward to consider how we might continue to build
on those gains. The report is divided into six major interrelated parts.
- University Film and Video Rental Catalog. (University of Minnesota
Continuing Education and Extension, Minneapolis, MN; 1991)
A catalog of the University of Minnesota's film and video collection of educational
materials, which is one of the largest in the country.
- Victims of Sexual Abuse, Harassment and Discrimination: A Summary
of Legal Rights. Anne L. Johnson, Esq. , Leanne G. Litfin, Esq.
, Messerli and Kramer, 1993.
- The View in Winter: Reflectins on old age. Ronald Blythe Penguin
Ronald Blythe creates a unique and tender inpuiry into the aging process,
allowing his subjects to speak for themselves in intimate, lively, revealing
- Violence Against Women as Bias Motivated Hate Crime: Defining
the Issues. Enter for Women Policy Studies (1991).
Deals with analyzing and researching policies on violence against women.
- Violence Against Women In The Family. (United Nations. New
York; 1989) Reflects the international community's recognition
that violence against women exists in various forms in everyday
life in all societies. It calls for the formulation of legal
measures for the prevention of violence against women within
the family and society.
- Visions and Voices: A resource Guide for a Global Feminism.
Edited by Kathleen Remund (Produced by Minnesota Worldwide Women)
This is an educational resource guide offering information of global and
multicultural women's resources. This guide lists resources on topics such
as men on sexism, violence/nonviolence, lesbian, women's health, and employment.
Different world organizations for women are also listed.
- The War Against Women: Overcoming Female Abuse. Hal Ackerman
(Hazelden Foundation. Center City, Minnesota; 1985)
The author defines violence in terms of physical, sexual, psychological,
and verbal abuse, as well as abuse of property and things. Several suggestions
are provided for getting help and changing the battering situation.
- The Way of Loa Tzu (Toa-te ching) Wing-Tsit Chan (Liberal Arts
Press, Indianapolis, New York, 1963. )
This book is a Chinese classic about "the way and it's virtue." It has been
interpreted in this book as the entire history of Chinese thought.
- We're Going To Make You a Star. Sally Quinn (Simon and Schuster.
New York; 1975)
Sally Quinn's hilarious, self-mocking, incisive, sad and blunt account of
her faster-than-meteoric rise and fall, and of the egos, faint hearts, politicking
and passing-the-buck that characterize the leadership of the multimillion
dollar national television industry.
- What Do Women Want: Exploding the Myth of Dependency. Luise
Eichenbaum and Susie Orbach (Berkely Books, New York; 1983. )
This book discusses women's dependency and why it exists. It also discusses
independence, women and intimacy and falling in love, pregnancy, and friendship
- When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and
Sex in America. (two copies) Paula Giddings (Bantam Books. New
Drawing on speeches, diaries, letters and other original sources, Paula Giddings
movingly describes how black women transcended the double discrimination
of sexism and racism, from the landing of the first slaves in the seventeenth
century to the present. Giddings gives a fascinating account of the important
black women's club movement, and details the deep and painful conflicts with
white feminists and black male political leaders. Here too are unforgettable
portraits of superb black women such as Ida B. Wells, Mary McLeod Bethune,
and Fannie Lou Hamer.
- Who, Me Lead a Group? Jean Illsley Clarke. (1984). In Lee's
Office not to be checked out.
This book presents skills to be learned to become an effective group leader.
- Who's Who: A Resource Guide to Feminist Research at the University
of Hawaii at Manoa. Office of Women's Research, Honolulu, Hawaii,
1st Ed. 1994.
- Whole in One: Single Life as an Opportunity. Keith R. Phifer
(Key Ray Publishing, Inc. , Osseo, MN, 1977. )
This book explores the positive aspects of single life, as well as suggestions
for ways in which singles can live a more satisfying and full life.
- When Love Goes Wrong: What To Do When You Can't Do Anything
Right. Ann Jones and Susan Schechter (Harper Perenial. New York
City, New York; 1992).
The authors bring together their more than fifteen years of experience working
with women in abusive relationships to offer an eye-opening new analysis
of controlling partners and a wealth of empowering information for women
who want to change their lives for the better.
- Wild Women Don't Wear No Blues: Black Women Writers on Love,
Men and Sex. Edited by Marita Golden. Doubleday, New York. 1994
Essays from authors such as Audre Lorde, Bebe Moore Campbell, Marcia Ann
Gillespie and others cover a range of issues, from the anger of some black
women over black men having relationships with white women to sex roles and
- William Mitchell Law Review. (Minnesota Supreme Court Task
Force for Gender Fairness in the Courts; 1987)
A comprehensive collection by the Minnesota Supreme Court Task Force for
Gender Fairness in the courts of information regarding the context to which
gender bias exists in the Minnesota State Court System. Includes family law,
domestic violence, issues of criminal and social justice (rape and assault
included) and the courtroom environment.
- The Woman's Comfort Book: a self-nurturing guide for restoring
balance in your life. Jennifer Louden. HArper SanFrancisco, Calif.
A reference guide with simply wonderfuland practical treats for nurturing
yourself in body, mind and spirit.
- A Woman's Guide to the U of C. Kirste Moline, editor. (1994).
Information on health (STDs, nutrition, pregnancy, contraception), security
issues, domestic violence, rape, counseling, and Lesbian/Bi-sexual issues.
- A Woman In Your Own Right: Assertiveness and You. Anne Dickson
(Quarter Books, London; 1982).
Book designed to help women who feel that they are too passive, too aggressive
or too manipulative become more assertive.
- A Woman's Place; A Guide to Women's Legal and economic Rights
in MN. 4th Edition (1988).
Information for consumers, education, employment, labor laws, finances, family
law, and violence.
- Woman Power: Managing in Times of Demographic Turbulence. (Sage
Publications Inc. ; 1992).
Focuses on issues surrounding an increasing number of women entering the
paid labor force. Advocates multifaceted strategies for empowering women
to enhance organizational vitality in the context of the impending demographic
turbulence at the workplace.
- The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts. Maxine
Hong Kingston (Vintage Books Edition. New York, 1976.)
- The Womansbook. Victoria Billings. (Fawcett Publications, Greenwich,
Discusses being an independent and self-sufficient woman, emotionally and
financially. Tells one woman's story of her struggles with dependence.
- Woman Time: Personal Time Management For Women Only! Diana
Silcox and Mary Ellen Moore. (Playboy Paperbacks, New York; 1980.
This book discusses women's time management, and that she doesn't have to
live up to the superwomen myth. It also discusses how women can delegate
work to others and learn when to say no.
- The Woman Within. South Hills Health System Division of Mental
Health, Homestead, Penn. (Women's Educational Equity Act Program.
Newton, Mass. ; 1981) (2 copies)
A course outline for a seminar on self-image.
- Women as Wombs: reproductive technologies and the battle over
women's freedom. Janice G. Raymond. Harper San Francisco, Calif.
Feminist ethicist's scathing analysis of high-tech biomedical reproductive
techniques that contributes groundbreaking insights into the raging debate
over reproductive technology and its ethical, legal and political implications.
- Women, Aids and Activism. The ACT UP/Women and Aids Book Group
(South End Press. Boston; 1990)
A comprehensive and progressive book about women in the AIDS epidemic. With
informative discussion of safer sex and sexuality, HIV testing, treatment
and drug trials, public policy, and activism.
- Women: Challenges to the Year 2000. (United Nations, New York;
The United Nations is improving the status of women by spearheading change
and raising awareness of women's situations throughout the world.
- Women and Children Last: The Plight of Poor Women in Affluent
America. (two copies) Ruth Sidel (Penguin. New York; 1986)
Deals with the plight of women and children in today's American society.
- Women, Children, and Poverty in America. Prudence Brown (The
Ford Foundation. New York; 1985)
Begins with a discussion of the problem of poverty in families headed by
women and a summary of the debate over the welfare program and other attempts
to use public funding to lift poor women and children out of poverty. The
second section of the paper describes selected initiatives supported with
foundation funding to improve the operation of the welfare system, to help
teenage mothers and fathers to be good parents, and to persuade teenagers
to delay childbearing. The second section also briefly describes some directions
the Foundation's activity in this area will take in the near future. A bibliography
at the end gives sources for statistics cited in the paper and additional
readings on the subjects covered.
- Women Getting Together and Getting Ahead. Center for Educational
Policy and Management, University of Oregon (Women's Educational
Equity Act Program. Newton, Mass. ; 1982)
This manual is for all women either aspiring to or already struggling in
educational administration. It will help you decide if you want to become
an administrator. If you do, it should provide some advice about the paths
to administration and how to survive and succeed in the position.
- The Women In America. Robert Jay Lifton (Beacon Press, Boston;
This book talks about a wide array of women's issues. It discusses women's
self-images, equality between the sexes, and the psychology of women.
- Women And Jobs; Non-Traditional Careers. (Folder of articles).
(Project on the status and Education of women; Washington D.
Non-Traditional careers. Resources for getting women into the men's world.
Women in Higher Education.
Newsletter about women in higher education and related issues.
- Women in the Middle: Their Parent Care Years. Elaine M. Brody
(Springer Publishing Co. New York; 1990)
This book details the story of women who are the daughters or daughters-in-law
of the elderly, and have become the caregivers to their parents.
- Women In Mid-life Crisis. Jim and Salley Conway (Tyndale House
Publishers, Illinois; 1971. )
This book examines the physical, emotional and spiritual stresses many women
experience during mid-life and offers many insights into coping with them.
- Women in the Science and Engineering: Increasing Their Numbers
in the 1990's. Committee on Women in Science and Engineering
(National Academy Press. Washington D. C. ; 1991) 2 copies.
This tackles the issues of why women are not pursuing careers in science
and engineering by exploring the capacity of the education infrastructure
to prepare women for careers in these fields. This is followed by a disc.
of the factors that determine how a skilled female scientist or eng. pursues
a career the comp. role of postdoctoral training and the iss. surrounding
the advancement of women in var. empl. sectors.
- Women in Sexist Society. Edited by Vivian Gornick, Barbara
K. Moran (Basic Book Inc. New York; 1971)
A collection of essays gathered for the purpose of demonstrating that the
condition of women is the result of a slowly formed cultural decision that
says women are defined by her childbearing and companion properties.
- Women in The Third World: A Directory of Resources. Thomas
P. Fenton, Mary J. Heffron (Orbis Books. New York; 1987)
This is a list of materials, by and about women in Africa, Asia, the Pacific,and
- Women In the Work Force. (Article Folder). (Catalyst, New York,
Articles deal with women in business, sexual harassment, and also women in
- Women in the World: Annotated History Resources for the Secondary
Student. Lyn Reese and Jean Wilkinson (Scarecrow Press, Inc.
This resource book is used to make visible the lives of women. The aim is
to allow teachers to place women's history at the center of men's history.
It allows for a wide diversity of women to speak for themselves, and it identifies
special issues affecting women.
- Women in the World: an Atlas. Joni Seager and Ann Olson (Simon
and Schuster, Inc. New York; 1986)
Reveals the complex international condition of women. It explores the discontinuities
between the gender and raises fundamental questions about the economic and
personal well-being of women worldwide. Makes use of vivid maps and graphics
to cover forty topics of crucial relevance to women around the world: work,
marriage, contraception, motherhood, health, wealth, the media, the military,
the government, etc.
- Women and Love. Shere Hite (St. Martins Press. New York; 1989).
Thousands of women speak frankly about love and relationships today.
- Women and Male Violence: The Visions and Struggles of the Battered
Women's Movement. Susan Schechter (South End Press. Boston; 1982)
Comprehensive in its coverage of the movement's history and growth from the
founding of the first shelters in 1976 to today's global consciousness and
activism among women. Schechter examines a wide range of topics, including
the struggle for police, judicial, and social service reforms; the role of
academic sociologists and professionals; racism; state and national coalitions;
the particular roles of lesbians and men; and the current right wing attack
and government cutbacks.
- Women, Men and Time. Beth Anne Shelton (Greenwood Press. New
Describes time use over time, clarifies gender differences in time use and
change in time use, and identifies some of the sources of the gender gap
in time use and the prospects for reducing the gap.
- Women, Money, and Power. Phyllis Chesler and Emily Jane Goodman
(Bantam Books. New York; 1976).
A book about women's money and power. Looks at how institutions developed
and continue to function in the service of the status quo.
- Women and Politics: The Visible Majority. Sandra Baxter, Marjorie
Lansing (University of Michigan Press. Ann Arbor; 1981)
This book deals with issues relating to women's participation in politics,
women's political views about voting, candidates and political parties. It
also deals with women voting patterns, and how women voters differ from men.
- Women and Politics. (Haworth Press, Inc. New York; 1982).
The Equal Rights Amendment, The politics and process of ratification of the
27th amendment to the U. S. Constitution.
- Women, Sex, and the Law. Rosemarie Tong (Rowman and Littlefield
Publishers, Inc. Maryland; 1984)
This book is comprehensive survey and analysis of the legal and sexual issues
important to women. The author introduces the reader to the different feminist
and legal perspectives on the causes and solutions for the problems of pornography,
sexual harassment, prostitution, rape, and woman-battering.
- Women Under Attack. Edited by Susan E. Davis (South End Press.
A short collection of this history and aims of the pro-choice movement. Put
out by the Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse,
it covers such topics as reproductive freedom, contraceptives, politics,
and the different needs of women.
- Women, Violence and Social Control. Edited by Jalna Hanmer
and Mary Maynard (Humanities Press Inc. Atlantic Heights, New
The various contributors to this book produce new research data and theoretical
insights, demo. that viol. against women is socially constructed along gender
lines. The topics cover inc. : indecent exposure, psychosurgery, sexual harass.
and the way viol. to women is treated in courts of law.
- Women Who Kill. Ann Jones (Fawcett Crest. New York; 1981)
A study of women who were abused and battered, and began to fight back, and
are driven to kill for many reasons.
- Women and Work. Edited by Maureen R. Michelson and Michael
R. Dressler (New Sage Press. Pasadena, CA; 1986)
Rarely are women given the opportunity to speak for themselves, in their
own words, about their work and what it means in the context of their lives.
In this book, 85 women from all walks of life and backgrounds, living in
the United States and working in a wide variety of jobs, share their work
experiences. The "average" woman is the focus, however, the contents of this
book quickly show that each woman far from average in the daily heroics of
her life, even though she may never receive a moment's recognition in history.
- Women, Work, and Divorce. Richard R. Peterson (State University
Of New York Press, Albany; 1989)
This book considers how women cope with the economic hardship which accompanies
- Women Workers and Global Restructuring. Edited by Kathryn Ward
(ILR Press. School of Industrial and Labor Relations Cornell
This book explores the lives of young Third World women who work of assembly
lines in factories throughout the world. It tries to find out if this work
enhances or marginalizes their socioeconomic position, and what strategies
employers use to control the workers.
- A Woman's Guide to the U of C. Editor Kirste Moline. 1994.
Directory for Woman who attend the U of C.
- Women's Information Directory. Shawn Brennan, editor (Gale
Research, Inc. Detroit, MI; 1993)
Provides libraries, schools, businesses, organizations, agencies, institutions,
programs, publications, services, and other resources for and about women.
- Women's Issues. Kathleen Rowe (Hazelden Foundation. Center
City, Minnesota; 1986)
Women's Issues describes several areas of concern in the lives of recovering
women in twelve step programs. In a practical, problem-solving manner, it
looks at these topics to share with others in order to learn, explore, share
- The Women's Pages. (Minnesota Women's Consortium; 1991)
This is a resource book of Women Organizations and Women owned businesses
- Women's Reality, An Emerging Female System in A White Male
Society. Anne Wilson Schaef (Harper Collins Publishers. San Francisco;
This books describes the emergence of the female system, that Schaef says
is neither good or bad, just present. The concepts, and acknowledgement,
of the Female System and the White Male System can help everyone.
- Women's Studies in Communication. Volume II, Number 2. (Organization
for research on women and communication; 1988)
A collection of writings from the Organization for Research on Women and
Communication that deal with women in the field of communication.
- Women's Studies Thinking Women. Jodi Wetzel, Margo Linn Espenlaub,
Monys A. Hagen, Annette Bennington McElhiney, Carmen Braun Williams
(Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. Dubuque, Iowa; 1993)
This is a beginning Women's Studies textbook designed for faculty who teach
the interdisciplinary introductory Women's Studies courses, and for students
who take such courses. The diversity of life experience and training was
kept in mind as this text was developed. It is designed specifically with
the interests of large, urban, non-residential, public campuses in mind.
- Working Together: Succeeding in a Multicultural Organization.
George Simons, Ph D and Amy J. Zuckerman (revised edition) (1994).
Working with people with different cultural backrounds then yourself.
- The World's Women 1970-1990: Trends and Statistics (United
Nations. New York; 1991)
Provides data and analysis on the equality of opportunity in health, education,
work, and decision making at all levels.
- The Worst of Times: illegal abortion. Patricia G. Miller. Harper
Perennial, New York. 1993.
The author presents first-person accounts of illegal abortions, from the
survivors, practitioners, coroners, cops and children of women who died.
- The Writer on Her Work. Janet Sternburg: Editor (Norton and
Company. New York; 1980)
A collection of essays by women writers. Each essay talks about how the author
started writing, and what it is like being a women writer. Includes selections
by Alice Walker, Erica Jong, Mary Gordon, and more.
- The Year in Perspective: Catalyst 1993. (Catalyst, NY; 1994).
Deals with issues regarding women and the work force. Also what women can
- You Are Not ALone:A Guide for Battered Women. Linda P. Rouse
(Learning Publications Inc. Holmes Beach, Florida; 1986)
You Are Not Alone enhances awareness on several levels. It spells out legal
considerations. It expands the definitions to include emotional abuse-an
insight that is enpowering and life-changing in itself.
- You can Do something about AIDS. Edited by Sasha Alyson, Stop
the AIDS Project, 1988
- Your Perfect Right. Robert E. Alberti and Michael L. Emmons.
(Impact Publishers. San Luis Obispo, CA; 1978).
Guide to becoming an assertive person.
- Your Weapon Within: How To Lower The Risk Of Sexual Assault.
William G. Nelson (Potzer Productions, St. Cloud; 1992)
Certain precautions women should take to help reduce the risks of sexual