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Author Ukockis, Gail L., 1962- author.

Title Women's issues for a new generation : a social work perspective / Gail Ukockis, PhD, LSW.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.83 U34W    Check Shelf
Description xx, 467 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- A proud history : women's lives before women's lib -- Women's lib (second-wave feminism) and the backlash -- The gender line : solid wall or dotted line? -- Lesbians and bisexual women -- Is the beauty standard a feminist issue? -- Rape and sexual assault -- Domestic violence/intimate-partner violence (DV/IPV) -- Sex and consequences -- The politics of work and motherhood -- From teens to crones : a lifespan perspective of women -- Diversity and intersectionality : an introductory note -- Latinas in the United States -- African-American women -- Asian-American women -- Native-American women -- Women with disabilities -- Global feminism -- Women in developing nations in the age of globalization -- Women in Muslim countries -- Women in Latin America -- Women in China -- Prostitution and the sex trade -- Women and HIV/AIDS -- Conclusion : a proud future.
Subject Social work with women.
Women -- Social conditions.
Social service.
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Social service. (OCoLC)fst01123192
Social work with women. (OCoLC)fst01123561
Women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01176947
ISBN 9780190239398 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
0190239395 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
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