Books tagged: Women's Studies

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"And Neither Have I Wings to Fly":

By Thelma Wheatley

The shocking true story of the institutionalization and abuse of children and adults with intellectual and physical handicaps in Canada's oldest provincial institution in Orillia, Ontario. Daisy Lumsden and her family were such victims, along with over ten thousand children, ... Read more

A Romani Women's Anthology

Edited by Hedina Tahirovic-Sijercic & Cynthia Levine-Rasky

A Romani Women's Anthology: Spectrum of the Blue Water is grounded upon Romani women's lived experiences, and confers epistemic privilege on critical insights that derive from their authentic and personal knowledge. Romani women are impressively diverse in their attachments, ... Read more

A Woman of Her Time

By Louise Dupré
Translated by Liedewy Hawke

In this memoir, the distinguished feminist author and poet Louise Dupré conjures up the tragedies and joys of her mother's life--and does so not only in the personal context of the family but as a woman of her time in the dramatically changing backdrop of Quebec before, during, ... Read more

And Neither Have I Wings to Fly

By Thelma Wheatley

The shocking true story of the institutionalization and abuse of children and adults with intellectual and physical handicaps in Canada’s oldest provincial institution in Orillia, Ontario. Daisy Lumsden and her family were such victims, along with over ten thousand children, ... Read more

Arresting Hope

Edited by Ruth Elwood Martin & Mo Korchinski

Arresting Hope reminds us that prisons are not only places of punishment, marginalization, and trauma, but that they can also be places of hope, blessing even, where people with difficult lived experiences can begin to compose stories full of healing, anticipation, communication, ... Read more

Barbara Klein-Muskrat, Then and Now

By Sharon Abron Drache

The interrelated stories of this pseudo-memoir introduce readers to Barbara Klein Muskrat, a successful author of fiction and freelance book reviewer. Spanning some thirty years in her personal and professional life, Barbara irreverently acquaints readers with her challenges ... Read more

Beauty Beneath the Banyon

By cyrstal fletcher

Three women, three countries, three stories--a Thai prisoner, a Cambodian entrepreneur and a Laotian Hmong refugee's destinies are threaded together by the tears leftover from the Vietnam War. Beauty Beneath the Banyon introduces readers to the secret war waged in Laos and its ... Read more

Becoming Unbecoming

By Una

This extraordinary graphic novel is a powerful denunciation of sexual violence against women. As seen through the eyes of a twelve-year-old girl named Una, it takes place in northern England in 1977, as the Yorkshire Ripper, a serial killer of prostitutes, is on the loose and ... Read more