NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List

Health Issues, Sexuality, Body Image:

Adams, Maurianne, Warren J. Blumenfeld, Carmelita Castañeda, et. al., eds. Readings for Diversity and Social Justice. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Adams, Maurianne, Lee Anne Bell, and Pat Griffin, eds. Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (with CD-ROM). 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Alexander, Linda Lewis and Judith H. LaRosa. New Dimensions in Women’s Health. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1994.

Alyson, Sasha, ed. You Can Do Something About AIDS. Boston: The Stop AIDS Project, 1990.

Ariès, Philippe and Béjin, André. Western Sexuality. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1985.

Bart, Pauline B. and Eileen Geil Moran, eds. Violence Against Women: The Bloody Footprints.
Newbury Park: SAGE Publications, 1993.

Beach, Frank A., ed. Human Sexuality in Four Perspectives. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.

Beemyn, Brett and Mickey Eliason, eds. Queer Studies: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans-gender Anthology. New York, NY: New York University Press, 1996.

Blum, Linda M. At the Breast: Ideologies of Breastfeeding and Motherhood in the Contemporary United States. Boston: Beacon Press, 1999.

Bonavoglia, Angela, ed. The Choices We Made: 25 Women and Men Speak Out about Abortion. New York: Random House, 1991.

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, The. Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973.

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984.

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women—Updated and Expanded for the 1990’s. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Brumberg, Joan Jacobs. The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls. New York: Vintage Books, 1997.

Bullough, Vern L. Sexual Variance: in Society and History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976.

Burgess, Susan R. Contest for Constitutional Authority: The Abortion and War Powers Debates. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1992.

Burn, Shawn Meghan. Women Across Cultures: A Global Perspective. 2nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2005.

Chesler, Phyllis. Women and Madness. Garden City: Doubleday, 1972.

Crawley, Ernest. The Mystic Rose: A Study of Primitive Marriage and of Primitive Thought in Its Bearing on Marriage. 1927. New York: Meridian Books, Inc., 1960.

Crose, Royda Ph.D. Why Women Live Longer than Men… and What Men Can Learn from Them. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997.

Dean, Tim. Beyond Sexuality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Douglass, Marcia and Lisa Douglass. Are We Having Fun Yet? The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Sex. New York: Hyperion, 1997.

Dreifus, Claudia ed. Seizing Our Bodies: The Politics of Women’s Health. New York: Vintage Books, 1978.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne. Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and Men. Rvsd. ed. New York: BasicBooks, 1992.

Fein, Judith. Are You a Target? A Guide to Self-Protection, Personal Safety, and Rape Prevention. Belmont: Wadsworth, 1981.

Fox, Thomas C. Sexuality and Catholicism. New York: George Braziller, 1995.

Friedan, Betty. The Foundation of Age. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.

Friedman, Ellen G. and Jennifer D. Marshall. Issues of Gender. Pearson Education, Inc., 2004.

Gambrell, Don R. Estrogen Replacement Therapy. 2nd ed. Dallas, TX: EMIS, Inc., 1990.

Gilfoyle, Timothy J. City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920. New York: W.W. Norton, 1992.

Ginsburg, Faye D. Contested Lives: The Abortion Debate in an American Community. London, England: University of California Press, Ltd., 1989.

Glover, Jonathan. Ethics of New Reproductive Technologies: The Glover Report to the European Commission (Studies in biomedical policy). DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 1989.

Green, Harvey. The Light of the Home: An Intimate view of the Lives of Women in Victorian America. New York: Pantheon Books, 1983.

Hardin, Garrett. Mandatory Motherhood: The True Meaning of “Right to Life”. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1974.

Harris, Harry. Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Abortion. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.

Hartmann, Betsy. Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control & Contraceptive Choice. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.

Heiman, Julie, et al. Becoming Orgasmic: A Sexual Growth Program for Women. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1976.

Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy. The Cult of Thinness. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Hite, Shere. The Hite Report: A Nationwide Study on Female Sexuality. New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing, 1976.

Hochschild, Arlie Russell. The Commercialization of Intimate Life: Notes from Home and Work. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003.

Howey, Noelle. Dress Codes. New York: Picador, 2002.

Jacobus, Mary, Evelyn Fox Keller and Sally Shuttleworth, eds. Body/Politics: Women and the Discourses of Science. New York, NY: Routledge, 1990.

Jaget, Claude, ed. Prostitutes, Our Life. Bristol, England: Falling Wall Press, 1980.

Kern, Stephen. Anatomy and Destiny: A Cultural History of the Human Body. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1975.

Kirk, Gwyn, and Margo Okazawa-Rey. Women's Lives: Multicultural Perspectives. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1998.

Kristof, Nicholas D. and Sheryl WuDunn. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Langone, John and Dolores de Nobrega Langone. Women Who Drink. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1980.

Leder, Drew. The Absent Body. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Lee, Janet and Susan M. Shaw, eds. Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Levine, Phillippa. Prostitution, Race, and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire. New York, NY: Routledge, 2003.

Lopata, Helena Z. Occupation: Housewife. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Lorber, Judith, and Lisa Jean Moore. Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives. Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Publishing Company, 2007.

Maine, Margo. Body Wars: Making Peace with Women’s Bodies. Carlsbad, CA: Gurze Books, 1999.

Mander, Anica Vesel and Anne Kent Rush. Feminism as a Therapy. New York, NY: Random House, 1974.

Martin, Emily. The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1987.

Martz, Sandra Haldeman. I Am Becoming the Woman I've Wanted. Watsonville, CA: Papier-Mache Press, 1994.

Mead, Margaret. Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies. New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1963.

Miller, Leslie. Women Who Eat: A New Generation on the Glory of Food. Emeryville, CA: Seal Press, 2003.

Moore, Tracy, ed. Lesbiot: Israeli Lesbians Talk about Sexuality, Feminism, Judaism and Their Lives. New York: Cassell, 1995.

Newman, Leslie. Good Enough to Eat. Ithaca, NY: Firebrand Books, 1986.

Pearsall, Marilyn, ed. Women and Values: Readings in Recent Feminist Philosophy. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, 1993.

Raymond, Janice. Women as Wombs: Reproductive Technologies and the Battle Over Women’s Freedom. New York, NY: HarperSan Francisco, 1993.

Rosen, Ruth and Sue Davidson, eds. The Maimie Papers. Bloomington: Indiana University Press and The Feminist Press, 1977.

Scholinski, Daphne. The Last Time I Wore a Dress. New York: Riverhead Books, 1997.

Schwichtenberg, Cathy. The Madonna Connection: Representational Politics, Subcultural Identities, and Cultural Theory. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1993.

Seager, Joni. The Penguin Atlas of Women in the World. 4th ed. New York, NY: Penguin, 2009.

Shephard, Bruce D., and Carroll A. Shephard. The Complete Guide to Women's Health. 3rd rvsd. ed. New York, NY: Plume, 1997.

Shuttle, Penelope and Peter Redgrove. The Wise Wound: The Myths, Realities and Meanings of Menstruation. Rvsd. ed. New York, NY: Grove Press, 1986.

Smart, Carolyn and Barry Smart, eds. Women, Sexuality and Social Control. Boston, MA: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978.

Solinger, Rickie. Beggars and Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, & Welfare in the United States. New York, NY: Hill and Wang, 2001.

Taverner, William J. Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Human Sexuality. Dubuque, IA: McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Thomas, Krista. Perception of Female Athletes: Comparative Analysis in Spain and the United States. Honors Project. Galesburg, IL: Knox College, 2000.

Thompson, Karen and Julie Andrzejewski. Why Can’t Sharon Kowalski Come Home? San Francisco, CA: Spinsters/Aunt Lute, 1988.

Thone, Ruth Raymond. Women and Aging: Celebrating Ourselves. New York, NY: Harrington Park Press, 1992.

Twin, Stephanie L. Out of the Bleachers: Writings on Women and Sport. Old Westbury, NY: Feminist Press, 1979.

Ware, Susan. Modern American Women: A Documentary History. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997.

Way, Karen. Anorexia Nervosa and Recovery: A Hunger for Meaning. New York, NY: Harrington Park Press, 1993.

Weeks, Jeffrey. Sex, Politics & Society: The Regulation of Sexuality Since 1800. 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 1981.

West, Robin. Marriage, Sexuality, and Gender. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2007.

Williams, Walter L. The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1986.

Winks, Cathy. The New Good Vibrations Guide to Sex. San Francisco, CA: Cleis Press, 1997.

Yalom, Marilyn. A History of the Breast. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.

Zinn, Maxine Baca, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Michael A. Messner, eds. Gender Through the Prism of Difference. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.