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Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series

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  1. Amigas
    This collection of letters chronicles a remarkable, long-term friendship between two women who, despite differences of religion and ethnicity, have followed remarkably parallel paths from their first adolescent meeting in their... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2017
    Paperback | £11.99
  2. A Right to Health
    In 1988, a new health care system, the Sistema Único de Saúde (Unified Health Care System or SUS) was formally established in Brazil. The system was intended, among other goals, to provide universal access to health care services... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2016
    Paperback | £16.99
  3. Walking Nature Home
    Without a map, navigate by the stars. Susan Tweit began learning this lesson as a young woman diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that was predicted to take her life in two to five years. Offered no clear direction for getting... Learn More
    Published: 6th November 2015
    Paperback | £15.99
  4. The Color of Love
    Winner, Section on the Sociology of Emotions Outstanding Recent Contribution (Book) Award, American Sociological Association, 2016Charles Horton Cooley Award for Recent Book, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction , 2017The... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 2015
    Paperback | £23.99
  5. The Magic Key
    Mexican Americans comprise the largest subgroup of Latina/os, and their path to education can be a difficult one. Yet just as this group is often marginalized, so are their stories, and relatively few studies have chronicled the... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2015
    Paperback | £19.99
  6. Steven Dietz
    Steven Dietz is one of America's most widely produced and published contemporary playwrights. Since 1983, his forty-plus plays have been seen at over one hundred regional theatres in the United States, as well as Off-Broadway,... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2015
    Paperback | £21.99
  7. Children of Afghanistan
    The first comprehensive look at youth living in a country attempting to rebuild itself after three decades of civil conflict, Children of Afghanistan relies on the research and fieldwork of twenty-one experts to cover an incredible... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2014
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  8. I Ask for Justice
    Winner, Bryce Wood Book Award, Latin American Studies Association, 2015Given Guatemala’s record of human rights abuses, its legal system has often been portrayed as illegitimate and anemic. I Ask for Justice challenges... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2014
    Paperback | £27.99
  9. Amazons, Wives, Nuns, and Witches
    The Roman Catholic church played a dominant role in colonial Brazil, so that women’s lives in the colony were shaped and constrained by the Church’s ideals for pure women, as well as by parallel concepts in the Iberian... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2014
    Paperback | £23.99
  10. Up Against the Wall
    Winner, National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) Outstanding Book Award, 2017As increasing global economic disparities, violence, and climate change provoke a rising tide of forced migration, many countries and local communities... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2014
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. Living with Lupus
    Once associated only with the wealthy and privileged in Latin America, lifelong illnesses are now emerging among a wider cross section of the population as an unfortunate consequence of growing urbanization and increased life... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2014
    Paperback | £15.99
  12. Peregrina
    In the Yucatán, they never forgot Alma Reed. She arrived for the first time in 1923, on assignment for the New York Times Sunday Magazine to cover an archaeological survey of Mayan ruins. It was a contemporary Maya, however,... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2014
    Paperback | £27.99
  13. Oveta Culp Hobby
    Winner, Gold Medal for Biography, Military Writers Society of America, 2015Oveta Culp Hobby (1905–1995) had a lifetime of stellar achievement. During World War II, she was asked to build a women's army from scratch—and did.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2014
    Paperback | £11.99
  14. Art Against Dictatorship
    Art can be a powerful avenue of resistance to oppressive governments. During the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile, some of the country’s least powerful citizens—impoverished women living in Santiago’s... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2013
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  15. Our House in the Clouds
    While many baby boomers are downsizing to a simpler retirement lifestyle, photographer and writer Judy Blankenship and her husband Michael Jenkins took a more challenging leap in deciding to build a house on the side of a mountain... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2013
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. Making Up the Difference
    Globalization and economic restructuring have decimated formal jobs in developing countries, pushing many women into informal employment such as direct selling of cosmetics, perfume, and other personal care products as a way to... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2012
    Paperback | £19.99
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