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Mercury Rising: Women, Evil and the Trickster Gods

By: Deldon Anne McNeely

Price: $12.50

Publisher: USA, Spring Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 248904

ISBN: 0882143662

Condition: Very Good Condition


Jungian analyst Del McNeely discusses the trickster archetype and women. Tricksters by their very nature force us to question our sense of order and morality. The mercurial, the paradoxical trickster twists us open to something new, something larger than our stacked and ordered ordinary selves - but to combine that with the feminine and with evil. This text presents the low-down on the female tricksters that have fascinated and ensnared us from Sheherazade through to the Mata Hari and right down to the fatal attraction next door. 208 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Sh... View more info

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When Work Doesn't Work Anymore: Women, Work and Identity

By: Elizabeth Perle McKenna

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Seller ID: 247800

ISBN: 0733604986

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The aim of this book is to offer a new look at the way in which work defines a woman's life. The author attempts to create a blueprint for a balanced, fulfilling life, without giving up the careers women have spent their life building. It aims to expose the inherent conflict between the way work is traditionally structured and rewarded, and what women desire and value in their lives. Also it suggests ways for women to recognize their values, reclaim their identities, and define success on their own terms. 286 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Self Help; Self He... View more info

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Vaginal Politics - Who Controls A Woman's Body: Doctors? Lovers? Drugs? Women?

By: Ellen Frankfort

Price: $7.50

Publisher: USA, Bantam Books: 1973

Seller ID: 226755

Condition: Good Condition


224 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Women's Studies; Women & Feminism; Inventory No: 226755. Paperback View more info

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The Whole Woman

By: Germaine Greer

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 1999

Seller ID: 237900

ISBN: 038560016X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Germaine Greer proclaims that the time has come to get angry again! Modern feminism has become the victim of unenlightened complacency, and what started out in the Sixties as a movement for liberation has become one that has sought and settled for equality. With fiery rhetoric, authoritative insight, outrageous humour and broad-ranging debate, Greer shows that, although women have indeed come a very long way in the last thirty years, the notion of our 'having it all' has disguised the persistent discrimination and exploitation that continues to exist for women in the basic areas of health, sex... View more info

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Destroying The Joint: Why Women Have To Change The World

By: Jane Caro [Editor]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, UQP: 2013

Seller ID: 248075

ISBN: 0702249904

Condition: Very Good Condition


Early in September 2012, commentator Alan Jones, responding to a comment by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, said: ‘[Gillard] said that “We know societies only reach their full potential if women are politically participating”. Women are destroying the joint – Christine Nixon in Melbourne, Clover Moore here. Honestly.’ The twitterverse exploded with passionate, disbelieving and hilarious responses, and now here in Destroying the Joint women reply to his comment and the broader issues of sexism and misogyny in our culture. With Jane Caro editing, this entertaining and thought-provoking c... View more info

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Intimate Issues - 21 Questions Christian Women Ask About Sex

By: Linda Dillow and Lorraine Pintus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Waterbrook: 1999

Seller ID: 237960

ISBN: 0307444945

Condition: Good Condition


Intimate Issues answers the twenty-one questions about sex most frequently asked by Christian wives, as determined by a nationwide poll of over one thousand women. Written from the perspective of two mature Christian wives and Bible teachers-women who you'll come to know as teachers and friends-Intimate Issues is biblical and informative: sometimes humorous, other times practical, but always honest. Through its solid teaching warm testimonials, scriptural insights, and experts' advise, you'll find resolution for your questions and fears, surprising insights about God's perspective on sex, and ... View more info

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Mother-Mysteries

By: Maren Tonder Hansen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Shambhala: 1997

Seller ID: 235289

ISBN: 1570622523

Condition: Very Good Condition


A tender and funny exploration of the sacred dimension of motherhood. When a woman becomes pregnant she is suddenly carried far beyond the self she previously knew. She becomes a vessel through which life proceeds, and she begins to learn something of the spiritual forces that ignite all of life. Maren Hansen's book explores this inner experience of motherhood as a timeless and universal expression of feminine spirituality. Drawing on the experience of her own three pregnancies in chapters like "Raging Hormones" and "The Venus of Willendorf and Me," she takes the reader on ... View more info

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Biting The Dust: The Joys of Housework

By: Margaret Horsfield

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fourth Estate: 1998

Seller ID: 247582

ISBN: 1857026756

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is an examination of women's obsession with cleaning and cleanliness, such as those who clean their skirting boards with Q-tips or vacuum-clean the lampshades, and a mother who, upon her son's suicide, shed not a tear but scoured the kitchen floor with steel wool three nights running. The book explores the social, historical and psychological aspects of housework, and features three categories of women (and men): people interviewed by the author, historical figures, and characters from novels and advertising. 292 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under ... View more info

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Making A World Of Difference

By: Miles Roston

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Exisle: 2010

Seller ID: 239176

ISBN: 1921497416

Condition: Very Good Condition


To us they seem to be saints or heroes - people who selflessly devote themselves to improving the lives of others. Miles Roston has made it his business to search them out, talk to them & find out what it is that motivates them. In this book he tells the surprising stories of several remarkable people from different corners of the globe. 248 pages. Inscription to previous owner on title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Women's Studies; Women & Feminism; ISBN/EAN: 9781921497414. Inventory No: 239176. Paperback View more info

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My Mother My Self

By: Nancy Friday

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1994

Seller ID: 243250

ISBN: 0006382517

Condition: Very Good Condition


Drawing on her own and other women's lives, Nancy Friday shows that to a woman's character the key lies in her relationship with her mother - that first binding relationship which becomes the model for so much of a woman's adult relationships with men, and whose fetters constrain her sexuality, independence, and very selfhood. Friday believes that on the deepest level women will always be their mother's daughters, and that only when they recognize and understand this will they be able to find their own strength and direct their own lives. 458 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 k... View more info

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Fire With Fire: The New Female Power and How It Will Change the 21st Century

By: Naomi Wolf

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Vintage: 1994

Seller ID: 232534

ISBN: 0099329611

Condition: Very Good Condition


n her bestselling book The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf sought to change the way in which women see themselves in relation to their bodies. Now she focuses on how they see themselves in relation to power. She argues that the feminist movement has to change if it is to speak to a new generation of women, and that, even as women are gaining more ground than ever before, a wariness of feminist orthodoxies keeps them away from the only movement capable of putting political clout behind their personal success. The book represents a call to women to throw off centuries of conditioning about the relations... View more info

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Promiscuities: A Secret History of Female Desire

By: Naomi Wolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1997

Seller ID: 247802

ISBN: 0701165723

Condition: Very Good Condition


Celebrates the phenomenon of female sexuality - empirically, imaginatively, anatomically and personally. Wolf illustrates how flawed and proscribed are the notions of what women want, and how these have changed throughout the ages. By the author of "The Beauty Myth". 272 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Women's Studies; Women & Feminism; ISBN: 0701165723. ISBN/EAN: 9780701165727. Inventory No: 247802. Paperback View more info

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Women & Desire: Beyond Writing to be Wanted

By: Polly Young-Eisendrath

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Piatkus: 2000

Seller ID: 242025

ISBN: 0749921129

Condition: Good Condition


The famous French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan said that women wanted to be wanted, not loved. Written by an internationally reknowned Jungian analyst, this book explores this idea further, examining topics of female empowerment and desire. 251 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Women's Studies; Women & Feminism; ISBN: 0749921129. ISBN/EAN: 9780749921125. Inventory No: 242025. Hardcover View more info

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Anything She Can Do, I Can Do Better: The Truth About Female Competition

By: Rachael Oakes-Ash

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2003

Seller ID: 233212

ISBN: 1740511182

Condition: Good Condition


'A man would stab you in the chest, a woman would stab you in the back.' Karen Moline, Belladonna The truth about female competition! Have you coveted, envied, admired another woman's hair, shoes, bag, job, husband, figure or weight this morning? Have you ever breathed a sigh of relief when your ex's new girlfriend turns out to be fatter, uglier or poorer than you? Thought Anything She Can Do I Can Do Better? Chances are, if you're a woman who engages in society (read, leaves the house), you're competitive - not that you'll admit it. Female competition is a taboo topic. It's covert, rarely spo... View more info

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Anything She Can Do I Can Do Better

By: Rachael Oakes-Ash

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2003

Seller ID: 241226

ISBN: 1740511182

Condition: Good Condition


A man would stab you in the chest, a woman would stab you in the back.' Karen Moline, Belladonna The truth about female competition! Have you coveted, envied, admired another woman's hair, shoes, bag, job, husband, figure or weight this morning? Have you ever breathed a sigh of relief when your ex's new girlfriend turns out to be fatter, uglier or poorer than you? Thought Anything She Can Do I Can Do Better? Chances are, if you're a woman who engages in society (read, leaves the house), you're competitive - not that you'll admit it. Female competition is a taboo topic. It's covert, rarely spok... View more info

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Women on the Land

By: Sarah Taylor and Pamela Clements

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, New South Wales Women's Advisory Council: 1986

Seller ID: 246762

ISBN: 0724070125

Condition: Very Good Condition


28 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Women's Studies; Women & Feminism; ISBN: 0724070125. ISBN/EAN: 9780724070121. Inventory No: 246762. Paperback View more info

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The Feminine Face of God: The Unfolding of The Sacred in Women

By: Sherry Ruth Anderson & Patricia Hopkins

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1991

Seller ID: 235183

ISBN: 0553075616

Condition: Very Good Condition


For many contemporary women, the old patriarchal models of religion are no longer relevant, forming a need to look beyond the male-oriented past to a wider, more fulfilling spiritual horizon. In this fascinating and thought-provoking book, Sherry Anderson and Patricia Hopkins show how many women have redefined spiritual beliefs and rediscovered their unique spiritual heritage - The Feminine Face of God. Anderson and Hopkins guide you through the sacred garden of: * Childhood - seedbed of life's sacred passage * Leaving home - finding your own inner authority * Relationships - new perspectives ... View more info

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Superwoman In Action

By: Shirley Conran

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1980

Edition: Australian Edition

Seller ID: 235249

ISBN: 0140054855

Condition: Good Condition


Adapted for Australia by Gay Scales. 361 pages. Tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Women's Studies; Women & Feminism; ISBN: 0140054855. ISBN/EAN: 9780140054859. Inventory No: 235249. Paperback View more info