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Women's studies, also known as feminist studies, is an interdisciplinary academic field which explores politics, society and history from an intersectional, multicultural women's perspective. It critiques and explores societal norms of gender, race, class, sexuality, and other social inequalities.

See also gender studies.

Most Read This Week Tagged "Womens Studies"

Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Bad Feminist: Essays
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
How to Be a Woman
Men Explain Things to Me
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
My Beloved World
When She Woke
My Notorious Life
The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture
A Year of Biblical Womanhood
Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women
Women in Clothes
Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War
American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England's Most Notorious Queen
Why Have Kids?: A New Mom Explores the Truth About Parenting and Happiness
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder
Vagina: A New Biography
I am an Emotional Creature
Heroines
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth
When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice
Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations
Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America
Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue
A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman
The End of Men: And the Rise of Women
At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power
If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission
Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself
Homeward Bound: Why Women are Embracing the New Domesticity
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History
The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc
In the Body of the World
Unterzakhn
The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace
Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality
The Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir
Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women
Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women
Girl Trouble: Panic and Progress in the History of Young Women
She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems
Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China
Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters
Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond
The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Dakini Power: Twelve Extraordinary Women Shaping the Transmission of Tibetan Buddhism in the West

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Hours of Devotion: Fanny Neuda's Book of Prayers for Jewish Women
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