Women's Untold Stories: Breaking Silence, Talking Back, Voicing Complexity

Women's Untold Stories: Breaking Silence, Talking Back, Voicing Complexity

By: Abigail J. Stewart (editor), Mary Romero (editor)Paperback

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

About Author

Mary Romero, author of Maid in the U.S.A. (Routledge, 1992), is Professor in the School of Justice Studies at Arizona State University. Abigail J. Steward is the coeditor or coauthor of eight books and is Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan and is Director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender


CONTENTS Breaking Silence "The Only Black Woman Walking the Face of the Earth Who Cannot Have a Baby" "Kind of Neanderthal" or "Perfectly Normal": Giving Birth at Home (De)constructing Alternative Realities: Image, Ambiguity, and Allegiance in a Mother's Response to the Disclosure of Incest Life on the Home Front: Housewives' Experience of World War II Expanding the Internment Narrative: Multiple Layers of Japanese American Women's Experiences Crossborder Existence Talking Back Skirting the Normal Gender Divide: A Tomboy Life Story Climbing out of the Pit: From the Black Middle Class to Homeless and (Almost) Back Again One of the Family or Just the Mexican Maid's Daughter? Belonging, Identity and Social Mobility Millie's Story: Re-inscribing, Resisting and Reproducing Master Narratives "How Would You Write about That?" Language, Identity and the Construction of Legitimate Knowledge Voicing Complexity "I've Got to Try to Make a Difference": A White Woman in the Civil Rights Movement A Contintuing Commitment to Social Change: Portraits of Activism over Adulthood "In My Heart I Will Always Be Hmong": One Hmong Woman's Bicultural Narrative Inventing a Labor of Love: Scholarship as a Woman's Work Berta's Story: Journey from Sweatshop to Showroom

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415922074
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415922074
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0415922070

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