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Women in PhilosophyWhat Needs to Change?

Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Katrina Hutchison and Fiona Jenkins (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325603
eISBN:
9780199369317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite its place among the humanities and social sciences, the career prospects and numbers of women in philosophy much more closely resemble those of women in the sciences and engineering, than in ... More

Women in Presidential CabinetsPower Players or Abundant Tokens?

Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

We examine the backgrounds, connections, and credentials of all full cabinet rank ministers in two to four presidential administrations in five presidential democracies—Argentina, Chile, Colombia, ... More

Women in the HolocaustA Feminist History

Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History

Zoë Waxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199608683
eISBN:
9780191829109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608683.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Despite some pioneering work by scholars, historians still find it hard to listen to the voices of women in the Holocaust. Learning more about both the women who survived and who did not survive the ... More

Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Barbara Freyer Stowasser

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111484
eISBN:
9780199853397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111484.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic ideas about women and their role in society spark considerable debate both in the Western world and in the Islamic world itself. Despite the popular attention surrounding Middle Eastern ... More

Women in WarThe Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Jocelyn Viterna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? ... More

Women Latin PoetsLanguage, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Jane Stevenson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book addresses women's relationship to culture between the 1st century BC and the 18th century by identifying women who wrote poetry in Latin. It also considers women's prose writing in Latin ... More

Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

James Daybell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book presents a study of women's letters and letter-writing during the early modern period, and acts as a corrective to traditional ways of reading and discussing letters as private, elite, ... More

Women Living ZenJapanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

Paula Kane Robinson Arai

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199928682
eISBN:
9780190258405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199928682.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book, based on both historical evidence and ethnographic data, shows that nuns were central agents in the foundation of Buddhism in Japan in the sixth century. They were active participants in ... More

Women of Fire and SpiritFaith, History, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya

Women of Fire and Spirit: Faith, History, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya

Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195097900
eISBN:
9780199854769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195097900.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book studies the African Christian Roho religion, or Holy Spirit movement, in Western Kenya. The book uses extensive oral histories and life narratives to provide a counterweight to existing ... More

The Women of Grub StreetPress, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The period 1678–1730 was a decisive one, not only in Western political history, but also in the history of the British press. Changing conditions for political expression and an expanding book trade ... More

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