The Global Society

Winner of the 2006 Literature for Social Justice Book Award

By Beverly Bell

Format: print

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Description from Cornell University Press
“Haiti, long noted for poverty and repression, has a powerful and too-often-overlooked history of resistance. Women in Haiti have played a large role in changing the balance of political and social power, even as they have endured rampant and devastating state-sponsored violence…”
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Edited by Paula Goldman

Format: print

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Description from the International Museum of Women (IMOW)
“Presenting the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from fifty-seven countries,
Imagining Ourselves captures the energy of the first global generation of women.” Read more…

Edited by Daisy Hernandez and Bushra Rehman

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Description from Seal Press
“It has been decades since women of color first turned feminism upside down, exposing the ‘70s feminist movement as exclusive, white, and unaware of the concerns and issues of women of color from around the globe. Now a new generation of brilliant, outspoken women of color is speaking to the concerns of a new feminism, and to their place in it.”
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By Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Formats: print, downloadable audiobook, and downloadable ebook

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Description from Knopf Publishers
“From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there…”
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