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  • FROM STASIS TO MOBILITY

    This book takes into account the confluence of different factors in studying pressures on, and prospects for, the mobility of Arab Muslim women. Saiyma Aslam discusses Arab Muslim feminism as a travelling theory which is deeply sensitive to global realities. She calls for a challenge to the long-celebrated myths and ideologies that have circulated within or outside the Muslim world regarding the status and role of Arab Muslim women. The book considers their lived reality as diverse, fluid, and marked by heterogeneity. It explores the works of two writers, the Moroccan sociologist Fatima Mernissi and the Egyptian novelist Nawal El Saadawi, who call attention to the stasis in domestic gender relations and the processes of change under global restructuring.
    ISBN: 9780199405657
    Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Subtitle: ARAB MUSLIM FEMINISTS AND TRAVELLING THEORY
    Author: SAIYMA ASLAM

     1,300
  • BORN TO LIVE NAKED

    Born To Live Naked ( The Story of Sexual Harassment Abuse and Exploitation of Women)By Ahsan Ahmed.
    ISBN: 9789696520665
    Publisher: JUMHOORI PUBLICATIONS
    Subtitle: THE STORY OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN
    Author: AHSAN AHMED

     550
  • ISLAMIC FEMINISM


    ISBN: 9780367902384
    Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
    Subtitle: DISCOURSES ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN CONTEMPORARY ISLAM

    Author: LANA SIRRI

     48,051
  • MUSLIM WOMEN, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AND PSYCHOTHERAPY


    ISBN: 9781138590595
    Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
    Subtitle: THEOLOGICAL AND CLINICAL ISSUES

    Author: NAZILA ISGANDAROVA

     42,378
  • THE SHAHBANO CASE


    ISBN: K0103
    Publisher: ARNOLD HEINEMANN
    Subtitle: PLIGHT OF A MUSLIM WOMAN
    Author: B. R. AGARWALA

     45
  • YOU DAUGHTERS OF FREEDOM

    For the ten years from 1902, when Australia’s suffrage campaigners won the vote for white women, the world looked to this trailblazing young democracy for inspiration. Clare Wright’s epic new history tells the story of that victory – and of Australia’s role in the subsequent international struggle – through the eyes of five remarkable players: the redoubtable Vida Goldstein, the flamboyant Nellie Martel, indomitable Dora Montefiore, daring Muriel Matters, and artist Dora Meeson Coates, who painted the controversial Australian banner carried in the British suffragettes’ monster marches of 1908 and 1911. Clare Wright’s Stella Prize-winning The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka retold one of Australia’s foundation stories from a fresh new perspective. With You Daughters of Freedom she brings to life a time when Australian democracy was the envy of the world – and the standard bearer for progress in a shining new century.

    ISBN: 9781925603934
    Publisher: THE TEXT PUBLISING
    Subtitle: THE AUSTRALIANS WHO WON THE VOTE AND INSPIRED THE WORLD
    Author: CLARE WRIGHT

     3,995
  • DOUBLE LIVES

    In Britain today, three-quarters of mothers are in employment and paid work is an unremarkable feature of women’s lives after childbirth. Yet a century ago, working mothers were in the minority, excluded altogether from many occupations, whilst their wage-earning was widely perceived as a social ill. In Double Lives, Helen McCarthy accounts for this remarkable transformation and the momentous consequences it has had for Britain.

    Recovering the everyday worlds of working mothers, this groundbreaking history forces us not only to re-evaluate the past, but to ask anew how current attitudes towards mothers in the workplace have developed and how far we have to go.

    ISBN: 9781408870754
    Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
    Subtitle: A HISTORY OF WORKING MOTHERHOOD
    Author: HELEN MCCARTHY

     2,795
  • DOUBLE LIVES

    A groundbreaking history of mothers who worked for pay that will change the way we think about gender, work and equality in modern Britain.

    In Britain today, three-quarters of mothers are in employment and paid work is an unremarkable feature of women’s lives after childbirth. Yet a century ago, working mothers were in the minority, excluded altogether from many occupations, whilst their wage-earning was widely perceived as a social ill. In Double Lives, Helen McCarthy accounts for this remarkable transformation, whose consequences have been momentous for Britain’s society and economy.

    Drawing upon a wealth of sources, McCarthy ranges from the smoking chimney-stacks of nineteenth-century Manchester to the shimmering skyscrapers of present-day Canary Wharf. She recovers the everyday worlds of working mothers and traces how women’s desires for financial independence and lives beyond home and family were slowly recognised. McCarthy reveals the deep and complicated past of a phenomenon so often assumed to be a product of contemporary lifestyles and aspirations.

    This groundbreaking history forces us not only to re-evaluate the past, but to ask anew how current attitudes towards mothers in the workplace have developed and how far we have to go. Through vivid and powerful storytelling, Double Lives offers a social and cultural history for our times.


    ISBN: 9781408870747
    Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
    Subtitle: A HISTORY OF WORKING MOTHERHOOD
    Author: HELEN MCCARTHY

     3,495
  • FROM WOMEN TO THE WORLD

    Acclaimed writer Elif Shafak writes a letter to Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand after the Christchurch attack. Actress Yasmine AlMassri pens a poem about war for her mother. Activist and TV presenter June Sarpong addresses designer Diane Von Furstenberg.

    These are a few of the moving and insightful letters that make up From Women to the World, a book by journalist, author and executive Elizabeth Filippouli, which brings together letters from a global group of accomplished women – politicians, royalty, actors, writers, activists and more ? every one addressed to a woman who means something to each of them. The results are extraordinary, heartfelt letters to historical figures, mentors, family members or inspiring ordinary people. Each is based on these women’s personal histories and experiences, drawing attention to social issues such as homelessness, war, LGBT activism, mental health care or the plight of international refugees.

    From Women to the World is more than a simple collection of letters – it is a book that shows a new model of leadership based on emotional intelligence and demonstrates how we have the wisdom to inspire, motivate and reinvent our world.
    ISBN: 9780755626854
    Publisher: I. B. TAURIS
    Subtitle:
    LETTERS FOR A NEW CENTURY
    Author: ELIZABETH FILIPPOULI

     3,995
  • THE RED WORD

    As her sophomore year begins, Karen enters into the back-to-school revelry particularly at Gamma Beta Chi. When she wakes up one morning on the lawn of Raghurst, a house of radical feminists, she gets a crash course in the state of feminist activism on campus. The frat known as GBC is notorious, she learns, nicknames, Gang Bang Central and a prominent contributor to a list of rapists compiled by female students. Despite continuing to party there and dating one of the brothers, Karen is equally seduced by the intellectual stimulation and indomitable spirit of the Raghurst women, who surprise her by wanting her as a housemate and recruiting her into the upper-level class of a charismatic feminist mythology scholar they all adore. As Karen finds herself caught between two increasingly polarized camps, ringleader housemate Dyann believes she has hit on the perfect way to expose and bring down the fraternity as a symbol of rape culture but the war between the houses will exact a terrible price.

    ISBN: 9781770414242

    AUTHOR: SARAH HENSTRA
    ISBN: 9781770414242
    Publisher: ECW PRESS
    Subtitle:
    Author: SARAH HENSTRA

     1,995
  • EAT PRAY LOVE

    A bitter divorce and a turbulent love affair later, she emerges battered and bewildered and realises it is time to pursue her own journey in search of three things she has been missing: pleasure, devotion and balance. So she travels to Rome, where she learns Italian from handsome, brown-eyed identical twins and gains twenty-five pounds, an ashram in India, where she finds that enlightenment entails getting up in the middle of the night to scrub the temple floor, and Bali where a toothless medicine man of indeterminate age offers her a new path to peace: simply sit still and smile. And slowly happiness begins to creep up on her.
    ISBN: 9781408873007
    AUTHOR: ELIZABETH GILBERT
    ISBN: 9781408873007
    Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PRESS
    Subtitle: ONE WOMEN’S SEARCH FOE EVERYTHING
    Author: ELIZABETH GILBERT

     1,495
  • THE NUMBER ONE RULE FOR GIRLS

    New comedy drama from the acclaimed author of Me & Mr J Daisy knows a thing or two about love and romance. She’s surrounded by it – in fact, there’s no escape! Not only are her parents childhood sweethearts turned soulmates, they also run the very successful wedding agency ‘Something Borrowed’, helping couples to tie the knot in whatever frilly, quirky, tasteful, outrageous way they choose. So it’s no surprise that Daisy has a pretty clear vision of how her life with boyfriend Matt is going to pan out. There’s one major …
    ISBN: 9781405273459
    AUTHOR: RACHEL MCINTYRE
    ISBN: 9781405273459
    Publisher: ELECTRIC MONKEY
    Subtitle:
    Author: RACHEL MCINTYRE

     1,495
  • REAL WOMEN, REAL LEADERS

    In Real Women, Real Leadership, twenty-four women leaders describe their personal journeys to the top, providing deep insight and a fascinating perspective on ‘making it’ as a woman in the male-dominated business environment. They discuss their experiences and offer guidance on topics such as balancing family and career, building alliances, mentoring and being mentored, and overcoming obstacles in the business world which is still dominated by men in the senior levels of management. Drawn from a range of industries including higher education, technology, law, the military, politics, the media, and more, these stories provide the details that every ambitious woman needs to know. You’ll learn which skills, attributes, and relationships served these women best, how they overcame the obstacles thrown into their paths, and the people they credit as instrumental along the way.
    ISBN: 9781119061380
    Publisher: WILEY
    Subtitle: SURVIVING AND SUCCEEDING IN THE BUSINESS WORLD
    Author: PRISCILLA SHUMWAY

     3,495
  • SIDEWAYS TO THE TOP

    Do women lead differently than men? Are they inherently more nurturing? Do women rely on the “women’s network”, and is there really a glass ceiling that needs breaking?

    Sideways To The Top is a unique, thought-provoking book that addresses these questions along with other long-standing assumptions about women. It chronicles the experiences of 11 women leaders some of whom are Australian icons who challenged the status quo and took alternative career pathways to the top.

    The book also features discussions on the realities and current issues facing women through conversations with and essays by experts in career transitions and gender differences. Sideways To The Top brings case studies and expert analysis together into a practical checklist and action plan to help women navigate their careers and achieve success.

    ISBN: 9781922129178

    AUTHOR: NORAH BREEKVELDT
    ISBN: 9781922129178
    Publisher: MELBOURNE BOOKS
    Subtitle: 10 STORIES OF SUCCESSFUL WOMEN THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR THINKING ABOUT CAREERS FOREVER
    Author: NORAH BREEKVELDT

     2,195
  • HEADSTRONG DAUGHTERS

    How would you feel, as a guest, about sitting in a suburban living room that is for women only? What if you wanted a baby but as a single woman could not have one outside of a marriage? Could you stay home to mourn a husband for four months and ten days?

    Headstrong Daughters takes us inside the lives of Muslim women in Australia today. They are working professionals, mothers, and students. At home they are finding ways to stay true to their faith as well as to themselves, navigating the expectations of their families and the traditions they brought with them to their new country. But things are not always what they seem. These candid, moving, and sometimes surprising stories reveal a side to Australian life that is little known and often misunderstood. Inspiring, warm, and determined, these women are the new face of Islam in Australia

    ISBN: 9781760293314

    AUTHOR : NADIA JAMAL
    ISBN: 9781760293314
    Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN
    Subtitle: INSPIRING STORIES FROM THE NEW GENERATION OF AUSTRALIAN MUSLIM WOMEN
    Author: NADIA JAMAL

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  • HEART TANTRUMS AND BRAIN TUMOURS

    When Aisha Sarwari moved to America as a young woman, she set out to create her own identity and story. Born in Uganda, she had never lived in South Asia, yet struggled to reconcile the cultural expectation to be a ‘good Muslim girl’ with her desire for equality and acceptance.

    After she met Yasser, a Pakistani law student, they returned to their ancestral country and married. Little did they know that a brain tumour would become a near-lethal third wheel in their relationship. The cancer gnawed at Yasser’s personality, provoking aggressive outbursts. Was the illness still the explanation for his violence, or had it become an excuse? Aisha began to see their marriage within a bigger picture of an oppressive society, and of the tug between feminist principles and personal happiness.

    Between Africa, America and Pakistan, Heart Tantrums and Brain Tumours is a unique story of identity and belonging, misogyny and motherhood, patriarchy and partnership. Its searing honesty and political passion reveal one woman’s battle to redefine the rules by fighting for, and sometimes with, the man she loves.

    Author: Aisha Sarwari

    ISBN: 9781787388932
    ISBN: 9781787388932
    Publisher: LONDON
    Subtitle: A TALE OF MISOGYNY, MARRIAGE AND MUSLIM FEMINISM
    Author: AISHA SARWARI

     4,495
  • BEYOND THE FIELDS

    Born to a poor, landless farmer in the month of the monsoon rains, twins Zara and Tara grow up amongst the fields of wheat and cotton in a remote village in Pakistan. During an afternoon spree of games, Tara is kidnapped from the fields and raped. All seems to be resolved after her parents accept an unexpected marriage proposal for their “dishonoured” daughter. But the nightmare resurfaces when a newspaper clipping emerges calling the union into question. Determined to rescue her twin, Zara embarks on a harrowing quest for justice, battling keepers of culture that uphold propriety above all else and braving the unknown dangers of an urban centre. Set in the early 1980s against the backdrop of martial law and social turmoil, Beyond the Fields is a riveting, timely look at the profound inequality, traditions that disempower women in our world and survival as a dance to the beat of a different future.

    Author: Aysha Baqir

    ISBN: 9789697161713
    ISBN: 9789697161713
    Publisher: LIGHTSTONE PUBLISHERS
    Subtitle:
    Author: Aysha Baqir

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  • TAPESTRY

    Tapestry traces the evolution of women’s struggles throughout Pakistan’s socio-political history. It brings to the younger generation the heritage of the brave women and their courageous movements as they fought against repression and social discrimination to achieve the rights and space we enjoy today. The book establishes the continuity of past struggles with those of today by building an understanding of their strategies as they evolved. The dominant strategic trends are referred to as ‘Strands’. Seven have been identified and analyzed to improve our understanding of the ways women have modified their use of collective agency to match the political environment. Tapestry presents Pakistan’s political history as the main context against which women’s collective actions and the resultant reforms are presented. Close-ups of individual women have been included to deepen the reader’s understanding of women’s’ lives and the resistance they faced. These vignettes complement the description of the larger trends with the realities faced by individuals on the ground. Although not a thorough documentation of all the women and their movements, this book serves to introduce how women of different eras in Pakistan’s history dealt with their own collective issues while building a base for the women of today.

    author:  Fouzia Saeed


    ISBN: 9789697160761
    Publisher: LIGHTSTONE PUBLISHERS
    Subtitle: STRANDS OF WOMEN’S STRUGGLES WOVEN INTO THE HISTORY OF PAKISTAN
    Author: FOUZIA SAEED

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  • GENDER, SEXUALITY AND FEMINISM IN PAKISTANI URDU WRITING

    ‘This is an important, incisive book with great depth and range, which provides new insights into equality, gender and self in the pioneering work of Pakistani women poets including Ada Jafri, Zehra Nigah, Fahmida Riaz, Kishwar Naheed and Sara Shagufta, also placing them within the history of Urdu women’s poetry and progressive literature.’ -Muneeza Shamsie, Independent scholar
    In Gender, Sexuality and Feminism in Pakistani Urdu Writing, the author critically interrogates the construction of gender, community and nation in the work of progressive women poets. The book combines the study of nation and community through a close engagement with Urdu literary culture in the twentieth century and particularly the work of pioneering literary women. It argues that gender and sexuality become fixed signifiers in the trauma of partition and the formation of the post-partition Islamic nation. The story of literary women in Pakistan taking up the mantle of public poets thus has to be understood in relation to the history of reform, anti-colonial resistance and transnational Islamicate culture. The book examines the presence of feminist thought in the work of progressive women poets charting their interrogation of the clash between secular and sacred values and the increasing split between liberal and Islamic nationalism. The book suggests that through their writing and experiences, women have negotiated sacred and secular spaces to move beyond a community that is subservient to nationalist ideology.

    Author: Amina Yaqin

    ISBN: 97896978344577
    ISBN: 97896978344577
    Publisher: FOLIO BOOKS
    Subtitle:
    Author: AMINA YAQIN

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