Women's Studies in the Academy: Origins and Impact

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For introductory classes in Women's Studies. Providing a historical framework for understanding how women's studies evolved from women's struggles for access to higher education, this text illustrates the impact that feminist perspectives have made in the academy. Using the disciplines as its organizing principle, the book explores eleven major fields to examine the host of contributions and critiques being made by feminist scholars over the past 30 years.