restricted access   Volume 16, Number 2, Summer 2004

Table of Contents

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"Stay-ing the Course"

pp. vii-xi

Special Features

Women's Studies and Activism: An Interview with Ellen Messer-Davidow

pp. 1-14

Taking the Horizon Path: Keynote at the NWSA in New Orleans, LA, on June 19, 2003

pp. 15-33

The Rise of the Bangladesh Garment Industry: Globalization, Women Workers, and Voice

pp. 34-45


Race (and Gender and Class) and Child Custody: Theorizing Intersections in Two Canadian Court Cases

pp. 46-69

Stories "That Only a Mother" Could Write: Midcentury Peace Activism, Maternalist Politics, and Judith Merril's Early Fiction

pp. 70-97

Postcolonial Fiction and the Outsider Within: Toward a Literary Practice of Feminist Standpoint Theory

pp. 98-120

Rethinking Masculinized Tools: Machetes, Women's Work, and Suburban Yard Maintenance

pp. 121-137

Changing Clothes: Gender Inequality and Professional Socialization

pp. 138-155

Brain Sex, Cyberpunk Cinema, Feminism, and the Dis/Location of Heterosexuality

pp. 156-176


The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture: Research, Ethics, and Activism in the Archives

pp. 177-179

Women's Studies in the Western United States

pp. 180-189

Book Reviews

No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women, and: Tidal Wave: How Women Changed America at Century's End, and: Feminism in the Heartland (review)

pp. 190-196

Gender in Jewish Antiquity: Biblical Texts, Rabbinic Interpretations, and Feminist Interventions

pp. 196-206

Purity (Tehora) (review)

pp. 206-208

Teaching Science for Social Justice, and: Connecting Girls and Science: Constructivism, Feminism, and Science Education Reform (review)

pp. 208-212

Connecting Girls and Science: Constructivism, Feminism, and Science Education Reform (review)

pp. 212-214

Women, Technology, and the Myth of Progress (review)

pp. 214-216

Self-Trust and Reproductive Autonomy (review)

pp. 216-218

The Empress Theodora: Partner of Justinian, and: Women in Purple: Rulers of Medieval Byzantium (review)

pp. 218-221

Divine Feminine: Theosophy and Feminism in England, and: Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 221-225

Saints Sinners Survivors: Strong Black Women in African American Literature, and: The Freedom to Remember: Narrative, Slavery, and Gender in Contemporary Black Women's Fiction (review)

pp. 225-228

Myth and Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women's Fiction, and: Tracing Arachne's Web: Myth and Feminist Fiction (review)

pp. 229-233

Damaged Identities, Narrative Repair, and: Women Escaping Violence: Empowerment through Narrative (review)

pp. 234-237

Into Our Own Hands: The Women's Health Movement in the United States, 1969-1990 (review)

pp. 237-239

Wired to the World, Chained to the Home: Telework in Daily Life (review)

pp. 240-242

Call For Papers

CFP: National Women's Studies Association Journal (NWSA Journal): Special Issue on Aging, Ageism, and Old Age, Spring 2006

p. 243