Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources

A quarterly that describes and reviews print and audiovisual resources in wome.'s studies. Contains book, film, and video reviews, guides to recent bibliographies, and reference works, electronic resources, and materials such as pamphlets, reports, or rar

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 4, Summer

Books Recently Received
ABORTION AND DIVORCE LAW IN IRELAND. Spreng, Jennifer E. McFarland, 2004. ALTERNATIVE FEMINITIES: BODY, AGE, AND IDENTITY. Holland, Samantha. Berg, 2004. AMERICAN WOMEN SCIENTISTS: 23 INSPIRING BIOGRAPHIES, 1900-2000. Reynolds, Moira Davison....
E-Sources on Women & Gender
Our website (www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/WomensStudies/) includes all recent issues of this column (formerly called "Computer Talk"), plus many bibliographies, core lists of women's studies books, and links to hundreds of other websites by topic....
From the Editors
January 7, 2005. This issue--officially the Summer 2004 one, despite the date on which it goes to press--completes the twenty-fifth volume of Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. Twenty-five years is a long or a short time,...
Gender Studies for a Civil Society: A Russian Experience
The terms "civil society," "gender," and "gender studies" have become part of contemporary social-political and cultural lexicons as well as tangible forces shaping the modern world. In different world regions, civil society arises under different...
Items of Note
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: THE HEALTH SECTOR RESPONDS, a 2003 report by Marijke Velzeboer, Mary Ellsberg, Carmen Clavel Arcas, and Claudia Garcia-Moreno, is listed as Pan American Health Organization Occasional Publication No.12. It focuses on gender-based...
Stronger Students, Better Research: Information Literacy in the Women's Studies Classroom
In 1997, in a Women's Studies Center Curriculum Committee meeting at West Virginia University, our founding director, Dr. Judith Stitzel, observed that the students in the capstone course of the women's studies curriculum were not yet ready to meet...
Videos Screened at "Women in the Middle: Borders, Barriers, Intersections"
Instead of an in-depth, comparative review of two or three films on a single topic, this "Feminist Visions" column offers brief synopses of all the videos shown at the 2004 National Women's Studies Association conference, held in June in Milwaukee,...