Women’s Studies

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I've Been Called The B-Word

Rating: 4
This is a guide for any woman who seeks self-actualization in her chosen field. The advice given is designed to maximize a woman's strengths (represented by positive "b-words" like "brilliant, bold, brave, and bullheaded", rather than the singular negative one that so many successful women hear too often).
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Fatlash!

Rating: 5
FATLASH! , a cautionary tale by Karen Kataline is an insightful look at the relationship between girls who are sexualized at a young age and obesity in later life.
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Gathering Strength: Conversations With Afghan Women

Rating: 5
"Gathering Strength" lifts the veils from all of Afghanistan's female population through conversations with a cross-section of Afghan women from her visits to the country in 2003 and 2010.