Nearly twenty years since the ?rst edition appeared, Women: A Feminist Perspective remains one of the most well-known and respected women’s studies books available. Original essays from a diverse group of authors provide accurate, up-to-date information along with critical analysis of important issues in women’s studies.
Feminist scholars analyze issues such as health, sexual harassment, women in the work force, sexuality, media images, and institutions of social control, in this collection of historical and recent essays by authors including Gloria Steinem, Lisa Randsell, and Hilary M. Lips. This fifth edition emphasizes multicultural trends in women's studies, effects of media, and events that shaped modern feminism. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.