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Lady of the Realm
Hoa Pham

One day there will be peace in Vietnam. But not before more war.

Touched by the Lady of the Realm, Liên dreams of bones and bodies under the sea. The prescient warnings from the Lady weigh heavily on Liên, who is burdened by her inability to save everyone. But she knows that the Lady speaks most to those who listen.

Set against the background of the Vietnam/American war we follow Liên’s path...


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Lace Makers of Narsapur, The
Maria Mies
A SPINIFEX FEMINIST CLASSIC

The Lace Makers of Narsapur is a sensitive and groundbreaking study of women at the beginning of the process of globalisation. Maria Mies in this book, first published in 1982, looks at the way in which women are dispossessed by producing luxury goods for the Western market and simultaneously not counted as workers or producers in their fragmented workplaces. Instead...


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Women In the New Asia
Yayori Matsui Translated by Noriko Toyokaw & Carolyn Francis

This remarkable book charts the effects of the economic boom on women across Asia. Yayori Matsui, one of Japan’s leading journalists, demonstrates how Asian women are confronting rapid economic development which is accompanied by widespread infringement of human rights. Matsui explores the impact of globalization and trafficking of women, sexual violence and so-called ‘development projects’...



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Women's Studies, Women's Lives
Committee On Women's Studies In Asia (eds.)

Women’s Studies scholars and practitioners from South and Southeast Asia share their thoughts on their lives as women and on the impact of Women’s Studies on their work and their lives.What are the critical issues facing women in Asian countries? How are women’s needs reflected in women’s centres and academic institutions? What has been written and by whom? Is there a new Asian model of...



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Lady of the Realm

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Hoa Pham

One day there will be peace in Vietnam. But not before more war.

Touched by the Lady of the Realm, Liên dreams of...

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Jules Grant

This stunning literary debut, voiced by a lesbian gangster Donna and her streetwise daughter Aurora, is steeped in the...


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