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  Volume 20, Number 1, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

From: NWSA Journal

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We wish to acknowledge the previous editorial team under the leadership of Brenda Daly for acceptance of the articles included in this volume.

Editorial Introduction

pp. vii-x

The Missing Story of Ourselves: Poor Women, Power and the Politics of Feminist Representation

pp. 1-25

Sometimes, It’s a Child and a Choice: Toward an Embodied Abortion Praxis

pp. 26-50

Gracious Submission: Southern Baptist Fundamentalists and Women

pp. 51-77

Shahrazadian Gestures in Arab Women’s Autobiographies: Political History, Personal Memory, and Oral, Matrilineal Narratives in the Works of Nawal El Saadawi and Leila Ahmed

pp. 78-98

Gender, Religion, and Medicine in Enlightenment Germany: Dorothea Christiane Leporin’s Treatise on the Education of Women

pp. 99-119

Re-presenting Feminisms: Past, Present, and Future

pp. 120-145

The Cost of Being a Girl: Gender Earning Differentials in the Early Labor Markets

pp. 146-160

With/In the Academy

Theorizing Activism, Activizing Theory: Feminist Academics in Indian Punjabi Society

pp. 161-183

Mobilization Among Women Academics: The Interplay Between Feminism and Professionalization

pp. 184-208

Book Reviews

Emma in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen, and: Mansfield Park in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen, and: Jane Austen in Context in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen, and: A Chronology of Jane Austen and her Family (review)

pp. 209-214

City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London (review) (review)

pp. 214-218

Reclaiming Difference: Caribbean Women Rewrite Postcolonialism (review) (review)

pp. 218-220

This Obedience (review)

pp. 220-222

What Women Watched: Daytime Television in the 1950s, and: Redesigning Women: Television after the Network Era, and: Women and the Media: Diverse Perspectives (review)

pp. 222-227

A History of Women’s Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass (review)

pp. 227-228

Playing with Fire: Feminist Thought and Activism through Seven Lives in India, and: The Power of Women's Organizing: Gender, Caste and Class in India, and: Survival and Emancipation: Notes from Indian Women's Struggles (review)

pp. 229-233

Female Circumcision: The Interplay of Religion, Culture and Gender in Kenya (review)

pp. 234-235

Research Areas

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