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Woman Interrupted: A New Everett Cafe Book Display 

A cultural icon of World War II, Rosie the Riveter represented women, including mothers, who worked in factories and shipyards to support the war effort, and then served to symbolize feminism and women's economic power. But despite solid efforts towards equality, women still face all kinds of disparity throughout their working and personal lives, be they office workers, doctors, …

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Maternal Theory 

Title: Maternal theory : essential readings Editor: Andrea O'Reilly Publisher: Toronto : Demeter Press, c2007 Check It OutHQ1190 .M3776 2007 From the Publisher: Theory on mothers, mothering and motherhood has emerged as a distinct body of knowledge within Motherhood Studies and Feminist Theory more generally. This collection, the first ever anthology on maternal theory, …

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Who’s reviewing who?: Gender and book reviews in the popular press 

Sociological Images has long been one of my favorite blogs, and I thought that this recent post, "The Gender Gap in Book Reviewing," might be of interest to Learning at the Library readers. Charts provided in the post (which were taken from another blog, with additional similar graphs) show that book reviews written by …

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