International Women


Books that contain information on international women are general found in the Women's Center stacks in section HQ1460-1870 and HQ507. Some materials that may be helpful in providing general information are:

HQ1587.S69 1992 The European Women's Almanac
HQ1587.A53 A History of Their Own: European Women from Pre-History to the Present
Ref. HQ1115.W64 Women's Action Almanac
LC1411.I47 1989 International Handbook of Women's Education

From there, the category of international women can be broken down and grouped into sections based on country or region:

Britain:
HQ1593 1986 The Heart of the Race: Black Women's Lives in Britain
HQ1593.F7 The Weaker Sex
HQ1597.B79 British Feminist Thought
HQ1596 Free and Enobled
China:
HQ1737.S56 Portraits of Chinese Women in Revolution
HQ1738.C87 Women in China
HQ1768.C74 Chinese Women Since Man
Europe:
HQ1588.B43 Becoming Visible: Women in European History
HQ1588.R6 An Experience of Women
France:
HQ1617.F75 1987 French Feminist Thought
HQ1613.D8 Feminism in France
Ireland:
HQ1600.3 B43 1987 Women in Ireland
HQ1600.3 W65 Women in Irish Society
HQ1600.3 W66 1989 Women Surviving
Italy:
HQ1642.I76 1991 Italian Feminist Thought
HQ1644.S6C6 Women of the Shadows
Russia:
HQ1662.M35 Soviet Women
HQ1662.S735 The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia
HQ1663.E53 Mothers and Daughters: Women of the Intelligentsia in Nineteenth-Century Russia
HQ1662 Russian Women's Studies
HQ1663.W63 Women and Russia
HQ6166.S2 Women's Work in Soviet Russia
Women in Third World Countries:
HQ1870.9 M54 1988 Women: The Last Colony
HQ1870.9 H87 Third World Women Speak Out
HQ1870.9 T48 1983 Third World - Second Sex

Other books that may be helpful include:

HQ1623.K66 Mothers in the Fatherland (German Women)
HQ1638.N66 1990 Sexual Difference: The Milan Bookstore Collective
HQ1687.K9313 The Changing Roles of Men and Women (Women in Sweden)
HQ1725.7 F4613 Women of the Mediterranean
HQ1821.S73 1989 Status of Women: Maldives
HQ1752.W666 1988 Women in Indian Society
HQ1791.M3713 Doing Daily Battle (Women in Morocco)
HQ1870.9 V53 1991 Women in the World Economic Crisis

Other sources that may be helpful in finding information about international women may include the ARCHIVES and the VERTICLE FILES. (Please ask for assistance in locating these resources.) Areas to look for may include:

"Women's Centers" section--contains information on international women's centers and international women's studies programs.
"Biography" section--folders that house material on famous women, both international and national.
"Organizations" section--has reposrt, newsletters, and program information on various national and world-wide women's organizations.

Subject Files--information can be located in the section labelled: "International Women".

The numerous folders there conatin clippings and articles about women in these areas:

Asia
Africa
Brazil
The Caribbean
Colombia
Egypt
France
Guatemala
Germany
Honduras
India/Pakistan/Bangladesh
Indonesia
Japan
The Middle East
Latin America
Israel/Lebanon
Mexico
Islam
Poland
Pacific Islands
Nicaragua

Additional Information is also available in the archives in the Tina Thurman Swartzwelder Files and the files of the Feminist Bookfair 1990-1992.


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