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  Volume 18, Number 2, Summer 2006

Table of Contents

From: NWSA Journal

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Between "Girl Power" and "Reviving Ophelia": Constituting the Neoliberal Girl Subject

pp. 1-23 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0031

Hey Girl, Am I More than My Hair?: African American Women and Their Struggles with Beauty, Body Image, and Hair

pp. 24-51

Theorizing at the Borders: Considering Social Location in Rethinking Self and Psychological Development

pp. 52-72

Resisting the Feminist Threat: Antifeminist Politics in Post-Sandinista Nicaragua

pp. 73-100

Engendering Grassroots Democracy: Research, Training, and Networking for Women in Local Self-Governance in India

pp. 101-122

Gender Mainstreaming in Practice: A View from Rural Australia

pp. 123-147

Taking Up Our Elders' Burdens as Our Own: African American Women against Elder Financial Fraud

pp. 148-169

Secretarial Work, Nurturing, and the Ethic of Service

pp. 170-192

Good, Bad, and Beautiful: Chester Himes's Femmes in Harlem

pp. 193-217

Book Reviews

Not for Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography, and: The Politics of Prostitution: Women's Movements, Democratic States and the Globalisation of Sex Commerce, and: What's Love Got to Do with It?: Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the Dominican Republic (review)

pp. 218-222 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0033

Contradictions in Women's Education: Traditionalism, Careerism, and Community at a Single-Sex College, and: Reclaiming Class: Women, Poverty, and the Promise of Higher Education in America (review)

pp. 223-226 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0039

Matricide in Language: Writing Theory in Kristeva and Woolf (review)

pp. 226-228 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0040

Romance on a Global Stage: Pen Pals, Virtual Ethnography, and "Mail-Order" Marriages (review)

pp. 228-230 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0034

The Education of Jane Addams, and: Diva Julia: The Public Romance and Private Agony of Julia Ward Howe, and: Alice Hamilton: A Life in Letters (review)

pp. 230-234 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0042

The Mommy Myth: The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined Women (review)

pp. 235-236 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0038

Writing Out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture (review)

pp. 237-238 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0028

Sex and the Slayer: A Gender Studies Primer for the Buffy Fan (review)

pp. 239-240 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0030

Women and Children First: Feminism, Rhetoric, and Public Policy, and: Survivor Rhetoric: Negotiations and Narrativity in Abused Women's Language (review)

pp. 241-244 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0032

Divorce in Japan: Family, Gender, and the State 1600-2000, and: Gender and Human Rights Politics in Japan (review)

pp. 244-248 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0026

HeartBreakers: Women and Violence in Contemporary Culture and Literature (review)

pp. 248-250 | DOI: 10.1353/nwsa.2006.0025

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