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Fall 2013

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

"Get Out of My Exam Room"
NYC Delivers
A Question of Conscience
If These Walls Could Talk
Short Takes
Calendar

Mapping a Feminist World
Double Jeopardy
The Fierce Young Women
Subversive Diva
Short Takes

FEATURES

Fed Up | By michelle chen
The fast-food industry’s women workers join walkouts for better wages.

Failing Our Kids | BY SUSAN MCGEE BAILEY
Despite pseudoscience to the contrary, sex segregation in public schools creates problems—not solutions.

Unholy Alliance: Uganda | By Jeanne Clark
Women suffer after U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in this hard-hit country was misdirected by religious fundamentalists and right-wing politicians.

Sustaining the Feminist Movement | By alison r. bernstein
Generations of women donors are building lasting change.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Law
Minority Rules | By DEBRA S. KATZ AND ABIGAIL COOK-MACK
How will the Supreme Court rule in a crucial affirmativeaction case?

Money
The War on Working Women | BY MARTHA BURK
When Congress refuses to raise the minimum wage, it’s women who suffer most.

Excerpt
The Port-au-Prince Marriage Special | By EDWIDGE DANTICAT
In this work of fiction by celebrated writer Edwidge Danticat, a Haitian woman and her ailing young nanny face the consequences of their misplaced trust.

Book Reviews
Janet Lee on Debora L. Spar’s Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection

Carrie Baker on Cynthia Enloe’s Seriously!: Investigating Crashes and Crises as if Women Mattered

Peter Conn on Pearl S. Buck’s The Eternal Wonder

Erin Aubry Kaplan on Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement

Rafia Zakaria on Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb’s I Am Malala:
The Girl Who Stood up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Bookmarks
Great reads for fall 2013

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing.

Backtalk
Affordable Care Takes Wing | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Federal health reform is something for women to celebrate..

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