restricted access   Volume 14, Number 2, Summer 2002

Table of Contents

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Balancing Acts, Eggs and Others

pp. viii-ix


Naked Politics: Erie, PA v the Kandyland Club

pp. 1-17

Academic Feminism Against Itself

pp. 18-34

The Maternal Performance of the Virgin Mary in the Old English Advent

pp. 38-55

From "Welfare Queen" to "Exploited Teen": Welfare Dependency, Statutory Rape, and Moral Panic

pp. 56-79

Practical Perfection? The Nanny Negotiates Gender, Class, and Family Contradictions in 1960s Popular Culture

pp. 80-101

Women Recollected

Alice Neel's Portraits of Mother Work

pp. 102-120

Ignored But Not Forgotten: The Work of Helen Bradford Thompson Woolley

pp. 121-147


Women's Time, Women's Space: Reflections on the International Network of Women's Studies Journals Workshop, September 6-12, 2001

pp. 148-152

Lobbying for Transnational Feminism: Feminist Conversations Make Connections

pp. 153-156

International Network of Women's Studies Journals Members

pp. 157-160


When I Was a Teenage E.R.A. Activist

pp. 161-170

Review Essays

Why Feminist Film Theory?

pp. 171-180

Diverse Patterns of Relationalities: Expanding Theories of Women's Personal Narratives

pp. 181-191

Book Reviews

Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories, and: Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women's Issues and Knowledge (review)

pp. 192-195

Women, Science and Society: The Crucial Union, and: Women Becoming Mathematicians: Creating a Professional Identity in Post-World War II America (review)

pp. 195-199

European Feminisms, 1700-1950: A Political History (review)

pp. 199-201

Listening to Our Grandmothers' Stories: The Bloomfield Academy for Chickasaw Females, 1852-1949 (review)

pp. 201-203

Colonial Angels: Narratives of Gender and Spirituality in Mexico, 1580-1750, and: Women in the Inquisition: Spain and the New World, and: A Wild Country Out in the Garden: The Spiritual Journals of a Colonial Mexican Nun (review)

pp. 203-207

Mary McLeod Bethune: Building a Better World, and: Breaking the Ice: The Story of Mary Ann Shadd (review)

pp. 207-211

Prom Night: Youth, Schools, and Popular Culture, and: Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?: American Women and the Kitchen in the Twentieth Century, and: The Gender and Consumer Culture Reader (review)

pp. 211-213

Slaves on Screen: Film and Historical Vision (review)

pp. 213-215

Edith Wharton's Dialogue with Realism and Sentimental Fiction, and: Mothers and Daughters in the Twentieth Century: A Literary Anthology, and: Is it Really Mommie Dearest? Daughter-Mother Narratives in Young Adult Fiction (review)

pp. 216-219

Living Between Danger and Love: The Limits of Choice (review)

pp. 219-221

Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About It, and: Not Guilty! The Good News for Working Mothers, and: Mother Troubles: Rethinking Contemporary Maternal Dilemmas (review)

pp. 221-225

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America (review)

pp. 225-227

A Genealogy of Queer Theory (review)

pp. 227-229

The Female Circumcision Controversy: An Anthropological Perspective, and: Female Genital Mutilation: A Guide to Laws and Policies Worldwide (review)

pp. 230-233

Talking Visions: Multicultural Feminism in a Transnational Age, and: Decentering the Center: Philosophy for a Multicultural, Postcolonial, and Feminist World, and: Between Woman and Nation: Nationalisms, Transnational Feminisms, and the State (review)

pp. 233-237

We Women Worked So Hard: Gender, Urbanization and Social Reproduction in Colonial Harare, Zimbabwe, 1930-1956, and: We Come Here Only to Struggle, and: Second Face: Berida's Lives, and: Gender Violence in Africa: African Women's Responses, and: Women and Politics in Uganda (review)

pp. 237-242