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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 out.
    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, MD; 1967)
    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 hiring process.
  • 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 world.
  • 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 or nervousness.
  • Avoiding Rape On and Off Campus, Second Edition. Carol Pritchard (State College Publishing Company. Wenonah, New Jersey; 1988) 2 copies
    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 levels,
    1. convincing females their feelings of distress are caused by too much feminism, and
    2. 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 harassers cold.
  • 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, 1993.
    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 children.
  • Beyond Title IX: Peers State-By-State Guide to Women's Educational Equity Laws.
    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 great odds.
  • 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; 1992)
    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 biblical understanding.
  • 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; 1970)
    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; 1994).
    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 teach communication.
  • 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, Lincoln; 1989)
    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 media.
  • 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, Illinois; 1993)
    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 1990.
  • 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 of others.
  • The Courage to Heal Workbook For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Laura Davis (Harper and Row. New York; 1990). Two Copies.
    This book transforms the broad stages of the healing process into practical, tangible steps.
  • 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 relationships.
  • 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 Inc. (1993).
    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 covered.
  • 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 definitions.
  • 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; 1991)
    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 (1989)
    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 York; 1979).
    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 of Rights.
  • 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; 1979)
    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; 1962)
    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 arts.

    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; 1989)
    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 and women.
  • 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; 1991)
    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 Stringer.
    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 through them.
  • 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; 1988)
    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 Educational Foundation)
    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 of 1992.
  • 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 feelings.
  • 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 and responsibilities.
  • 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. Skokie, Illinois;1988)
    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, 1994
    This is a directory of 254 research centers. These centers are used to provide institutional resources for feminist research, policy analysis, and educational programs.
  • 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 on Women.
  • It is a Choice? Eric Marcus. Harper San Francisco, California. 1993
    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; 1978)
    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; 1987)
    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 Women.
    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 harassment.
  • 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. C-8-91-985.
  • 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 York; 1981).
    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 liberation.
  • 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. Boston; 1989)
    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 in America.
  • 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 background.
  • 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 Weissman (1990).
    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; 1992)
    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 serve you.
  • Minnesota State Government. (Folder of Articles). Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Office. (St. Paul, MN; 1991).
    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 facilitate this.
  • 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 movement".
  • 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 away?"
  • 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; 1983)
    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 are included.
  • 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; 1988)
    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, and more.
  • 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; 1989)
    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. Virginia; 1983)
    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. 1995)
  • 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. Boston; 1991)
    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. ; 1985)
    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 disorders.
  • 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; 1981).
    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 in control.
  • 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 York; 1963).
    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 York; 1990)
    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 institution.
  • 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 of sisterhood.
  • The Sisterhood. Marcia Cohen (Simon and Schuster. New York; 1988)
    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 leaders.
  • So What's it to Me? Gayle M. Stringen and Deanna Rants-Rodriguez (King Co. Sexual assault Resource Center, Renton, Washington; 1989. )
    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 sexually assaulted.
  • 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; 1986)
    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 meet.
  • 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 for films.
  • 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; 1965)
    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 copies)
    This book is based on the belief that the ideas society has on Rape must be changed.
  • 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 Books 1979.
    Ronald Blythe creates a unique and tender inpuiry into the aging process, allowing his subjects to speak for themselves in intimate, lively, revealing conversations.
  • 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 between women.
  • When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. (two copies) Paula Giddings (Bantam Books. New York; 1984)
    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 breaking stereotypes.
  • 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. 1992
    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, CT; 1974).
    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. 1993.
    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; 1991).
    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; 1964. )
    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. C. )
    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 Latin America.
  • Women In the Work Force. (Article Folder). (Catalyst, New York, NY; 1994).
    Articles deal with women in business, sexual harassment, and also women in different jobs.
  • Women in the World: Annotated History Resources for the Secondary Student. Lyn Reese and Jean Wilkinson (Scarecrow Press, Inc. London; 1987)
    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 York; 1992).
    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. Boston; 1988)
    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 Jersey; 1987)
    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 divorce.
  • Women Workers and Global Restructuring. Edited by Kathryn Ward (ILR Press. School of Industrial and Labor Relations Cornell University; 1990)
    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 and grow.
  • The Women's Pages. (Minnesota Women's Consortium; 1991)
    This is a resource book of Women Organizations and Women owned businesses in Minnesota.
  • Women's Reality, An Emerging Female System in A White Male Society. Anne Wilson Schaef (Harper Collins Publishers. San Francisco; 1992)
    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 do.
  • 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 assault.
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