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VOLUME 6
CONTENTS Volume 6, Number 1 Spring 1994
Articles
MELODY GRAULICH and MARA WITZLING

The Freedom to Say What She Pleases: A Conversation with Faith Ringgold / 1


ANN FOLWELL STANFORD

Mechanisms of Disease: African-American Women Writers, Social Pathologies, and the Limits of Medicine / 28


SHERRIE A. INNESS

Mashes, Smashes, Crushes, and Raves: Women-to-Women Relationships in Popular Women’s College Fiction, 1895-1915 / 48


Biographical Portrait
AUDREY THOMAS MCCLUSKEY

Multiple Consciousness in the Leadership of Mary McLeod Bethune / 69


Forum
LYNNE GOODSTEIN

The Failure of Curriculum Transformation at a Major Public University: When “Diversity” Equals “Variety” / 82


Forum: Reshaping Democracy in NWSA
ROBIN LEIDNER

Response to Gerber’s “Reshaping Democracy” and Siranni’s “Feminist Pluralism and Democratic Learning” (NWSAJ 5:3) / 103


Report
FAYE CROSBY, BRENDA ALLEN, TONYA CULBERTSON, CATHERINE WALLY, JENNIFER MORITH, RENEE HALL, and BOBBE NUNES

Taking Selectivity into Account, How Much Does Gender Composition Matter?: A Re-Analysis of M. E. Tidball’s Research / 107


Review Essays
CAROLYN G. HEILBRUN

Feminist Biography / 119


NANCY LESKO

Teenage Motherhood / 124


Reviews
MELBA JOYCE BOYD

Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice, a film written and directed by William Greaves

Ida B. Wells-Barnett: An Exploratory Study of an American Black Woman by Mildred I. Thompson

The Selected Words of Ida B. Wells edited by Trudier Harris / 133


LEONORA C. ANGELES

The Political Economy of Gender: Women and the Sexual Division of Labour in the Philippines by Elizabeth U. Eviota / 137


SANDRA WEBSTER

Women in Polish Society edited by Rudolf Jawarski and Bianka Pietrow-Ennker / 139


EVELYN S. NEWLYN

Women Defamed and Women Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts edited by Alcuin Blamires, with Karen Pratt and C. W. Marx

Medieval English Prose for Women: From the Katherine Group and Ancrene Wisse edited by Bella Millett and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne / 141
SUSAN L. FRANKEL

Feminist Methods in Social Research by Shulamit Reinharz

Revolutions in Knowledge: Feminism in the Social Sciences edited by Sue Rosenberg Zalk and Janice Gordon-Kelter / 144
REBECCA MCBRIDE DI LIDDO

Biology and Feminism: A Dynamic Interaction by Sue V. Rosser

Secrets of Life/Secrets of Death: Essays on Language, Gender and Science by Evelyn Fox Keller / 147
LYNN M. STEARNEY

Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication edited by Lana Rakow / 151


GESA KIRSCH

The Mismeasure of Woman: Why Women Are Not the Better Sex, the Inferior Sex, or the Opposite Sex by Carol Tavris / 153


HELEN M. HOOTSMANS

Women’s Two Roles: A Contemporary Dilemma by Phyllis Moen

Juggling: The Unexpected Advantages of Balancing Work and Home for Women and Their Families by Faye J. Crosby

Breaking with Tradition: Women and Work, the New Facts of Life by Felice Schwartz / 156


Contributors / 159
Announcements / 162
Books Received / 164
CONTENTS Volume 6, Number 2 Summer 1994
Articles
SHARON W. TIFFANY and KATHLEEN J. ADAMS

Anthropology’s “Fierce” Yanomami: Narratives of Sexual Politics in the Amazon / 169


CYNTHIA E. COHEN

Removing the Dust from Our Hearts: A Search for Reconciliation in the Narratives of Palestinian and Jewish Women / 197


MARLENE A. SCHIWY

Taking Things Personally: Women, Journal Writing, and Self-Creation / 234


GLORIA BOWLES

Going Back through My Journals: The Unsettled Self, 1961-1986 / 255


CINTHIA GANNETT

Unlocking the Journal: Response and Responsibility / 276


Forum: Transforming the Curriculum
Responses to “The Failure of Curriculum Transformation at a Major Public University: When ‘Diversity’ Equals ‘Variety’” by Lynne Goodstein (NWSAJ 6.1)
PAULA ROTHENBERG

Rural U: A Cautionary Tale / 291


ELIZABETH KAMARCK MINNICH

“Prisoners of Hope”: Even When We Have Tried to Go Further that It Turns Out We Yet Can, We Have Not Simply Failed / 299


Lynne Goodstein Responds / 308
Review Essays
JANE CAPUTI

Pornography / 315


SARAH S. FORTH

Women and the Environment / 324


Reviews
ANNE SISSON RUNYAN

Women and American Foreign Policy: Lobbyists, Critics, and Insiders edited by Edward P. Crapol

Women in Foreign Policy: The Insiders by Nancy E. McGlen and Meredith Reid Sarkees / 331
SABINE WILKE

Daughters of Eve: Women’s Writing form the German Democratic Republic translated and edited by Nancy Lukens and Dorothy Rosenberg

Women in Contemporary Germany: Life, Work, and Politics by Eva Kolinsky

Making Bodies, Making History: Feminism and German Identity by Leslie A. Adelson / 335


AMY LEVIN

From Mammy to Miss America and Beyond: Cultural Images and the Shaping of U. S. Social Policy by K. Sue Jewell / 340


SUZANNE DAMARIN

Women, Information Technology, and Scholarship edited by H. Jeanne Taylor, Cheris Kramarae, and Maureen Ebben / 342


NELS P. HIGHBERG

No More Masks! An Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Women Poets edited by Florence Howe / 344


JOAN N. BURSTYN

Women’s Lives through Time: Educated American Women of the Twentieth Century edited by Kathleen Day Hulbert and Diane Tickton Schuster / 346


MARY ANNE SCHOFIELD

Gendering War Talk edited by Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott / 348


PAMELA J. OLANO

The Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement by Margaret Cruikshank

What a Lesbian Looks Like: Writings by Lesbians on Their Lives and Lifestyles by National Lesbian and Gay Survey

Lesbianism: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide to the Literature (1976-1991) by Dolores J. Maggiore / 351


NWSA News / 355
Contributors / 356
Announcements / 360
Books Received / 363
CONTENTS Volume 6, Number 3 Fall 1994
Editorial / 369
Articles
PATRICE MCDERMOTT

The Risks and Responsibilities of Feminist Academic Journals / 373


NANCY BAKER JONES

Confronting the PC “Debate”: The Politics of Identity and the American Image / 384


NANCY BAKER JONES

The PC “Debate”: A Selected Bibliography / 404


JOSEPHINE BEOKU-BETTS

When Black is Not Enough: Doing Field Research among Gullah Women / 413


Forum: Transforming the Curriculum
Response to “The Failure of Curriculum Transformation at a Major Public University: When ‘Diversity’ Equals ‘Variety’” by Lynne Goodstein (NWSAJ 6.1)
ANITA HELLE

Reading the Rhetoric(s) of Curriculum Transformation / 434


On Learning and Teaching
JENNIFER SCANLON

Feminist Pedagogy Meets Male Sports: A Workshop on Gender Sensitivity for the Men’s Rugby Club / 442


MADONNE MINER

“You’re Going to Be the Only Guy in There”: Men’s Minority Experience in Introduction to Women’s Studies / 452


Report
TERESA BRADY

The Legal Status of Sex-Specific Fetal Protection Policies / 468


Review Essays
NANCY WHITTIER

Contemporary Women’s Movements / 475


LORALEE MACPIKE

Lesbian Critical Studies / 484


Reviews
LINDA GRANT

My Soul Is My Own: Oral Narratives of African American Women in the Professions by Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis

Spirit, Space, and Survival: African-American Women in (White) Academe edited by Joy James and Ruth Farmer / 489
LUCY M. FREIBERT

She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Thought and Discourse by Elizabeth A. Johnson

Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing by Rosemary Radford Ruether / 492
LINDA SARBO

Naming Silenced Lives: Personal Narratives and the Process of Educational Change edited by Daniel McLaughlin and William G. Tierney / 495


PATRICIA DEL REY

Women in Sport: Issues and Controversies edited by Greta L. Cohen

Women in Baseball: The Forgotten History by Gai Ingham Berlage

Coming on Strong: Gender ad Sexuality in Twentieth Century Women’s Sport by Susan K. Cahn/ 497


VERONICA C. WANG

Images of Chinese Women: A Westerner’s View by Bettina L. Knapp

Nativism Overseas: Contemporary Chinese Women Writers edited by Hsin-sheng C. Kao / 501
E.D. HUNTLEY

Upstaging Big Daddy: Directing Theater as if Gender and Race Matter edited by Ellen Donkin and Susan Clement

Contemporary Feminist Theatres: To Each Her Own by Lizbeth Goodman / 503
ANNE CHARLES

Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: The History of a Lesbian Community by Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy and Madeline D. Davis / 507


DAVID SCHWEICKART

The “Racial” Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future edited by Sandra Harding / 509


TOBE LEVIN

Warrior Marks a film by Pratibha Parmar, executive produced by Alice Walker



Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women by Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar / 511
1994 NWSA Awards & Scholarships / 515
NWSA News / 516
Contributors / 519
Announcements / 523
Books Received / 526
Errata / 533
Index / 534


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