Author/Editor: Kathleen Barry

Kathleen Barry

Sociologist and Professor Emerita of Penn State University, Kathleen Barry first broke new ground with her landmark book Female Sexual Slavery which launched a new global movement against trafficking in human beings and led to the formation of the The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women which she co-founded.

She is the author of Prostitution Of Sexuality: Global Exploitation Of Women and originated a model for new international law against sexual exploitation in collaboration with UNESCO. She is the author of Susan B. Anthony: A Biography Of A Singular Feminist


07 Apr 2011 Kathleen Barry in NYC

Kathleen Barry is busy in New York City at the moment. To hear her speak about war and masculinity and her fascinating, Unmaking War, Remaking Men, visit www... more

19 Oct 2010 Kathleen Barry: viva los mineros!

Kathleen Barry blogs about the empathy as the world watched the plight of the Chilean miners and asks why it's missing in our understanding of war.

07 Oct 2010 Kathleen Barry on Late Night Live

Kathleen Barry talks with Phillip Adams on Late Night Live about her book Unmaking War Remaking Men.

01 Jun 2010 Kathleen Barry on the Israeli flotilla

Spinifex author Kathleen Barry has written on the Israeli flotilla for On Line Opinion. Kathleen's forthcoming book, Unmaking War, Remaking Men will be available as a print and eBook in October.

Female Sexual Slavery translated to French, Spanish, German, Vietnamese, Norwegian, Japanese

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Unmaking War Remaking Men

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