Women: a bibliography

The women of South Asian Descent Collective, editors of Our Feet Walk the Sky, cited below.


Alam, Fakrul.
     Bharati Mukherjee / Fakrul Alam.  New York : Twayne Publishers ; London :
   Prentice Hall International, c1996.
     Series title:  Twayne's United States authors series ; TUSAS 653.
       UCB   Main      PR9499.3.M77 Z516 1996

Alexander, Meena, 1951-
     Fault lines : a memoir / by Meena Alexander.  New York : Feminist Press at
   the City University of New York, 1993.
     Series title:  The Cross-cultural memoir series.
       UCB   AsianAmer PS3563.A8 A2
       UCB   Main      PR9499.3.A46 Z466 1993

Alexander, Meena, 1951-
      The shock of arrival : reflections on postcolonial experience / by Meena
    Alexander.  Boston, MA : South End Press, c1996.
        UCB   Moffitt   E184.E2 A44 1996

Baldwin, Shauna Singh.
     English lessons and other stories / Shauna Singh Baldwin.  Fredericton,
   NB, Canada : Goose Lane, 1996.
       UCB   S-S/EAsia PR9199.3.B355 E54 1996

Barton, Rachel.
     The scarlet thread : an Indian woman speaks / her story as told to Rachel
   Barton / with an afterword by Yasmin Alibhai & Pragna Patel.  London :
   Virago, 1987.
       UCB   Main      HQ614 .B271 1987

Bharati Mukherjee : critical perspectives / [edited by] Emmanuel S. Nelson.
   New York : Garland Pub., 1993.
     Series title:  Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1663.
       UCB   AsianAmer PN81.I5 M77 *c4 copies
       UCB   Main      PR9499.3.M77 Z79 1993
       UCB   Moffitt   PR9499.3.M77 Z79 1993

Brochmann, Grete.
     Middle East avenue : female migration from Sri Lanka to the Gulf / Grete
   Brochmann.  Boulder : Westview Press, c1993.
       UCB   Main      HD8662 .B76 1993
       UCB   Moffitt   HD8662 .B76 1993

Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
     Arranged marriage : stories / by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.  1st Anchor
   Books ed.  New York : Anchor Books, 1995.
       UCB   AsianAmer PS648.S5A3 D3 *c2 copies
       UCB   Moffitt   PS3554.I86 A89 1995
       UCB   Morrison  PS3554.I86 A89 1995

Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey.
     Women filmmakers of the African and Asian diaspora : decolonizing the
   gaze, locating subjectivity / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster.  Carbondale, Ill. :
   Southern Illinois University Press, c1997.
       UCB   Main      PN1998.2 .F672 1997
       UCD   Shields   PN1998.2.F672 1997

Gayatri Devi, 1906-
     One life's pilgrimage : addresses, letters, and articles by the first
   Indian woman to teach Vedanta in the west / Srimata Gayatri Devi.  Cohasset,
   Mass. : Vedanta Centre, c1977.
       GTU   Library   BL1228 .G39
       UCSB  Main Lib  BL1228 .G39 Special Coll

Luthra, Rashmi.
      Coverage of women's issues in the Indian immigrant press : a content
    analysis / by Rashmi Luthra.  [East Lansing, Mich.] : Michigan State
    University, c1987.
      Series title:  Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women
    in International Development) ; #138.
        UCB   Main      PN4899.N42 I55 1987

Mahabir, Noor Kumar.
     East Indian women of Trinidad and Tobago : an annotated bibliography with
   photographs and ephemera / Kumar Mahabir.  San Juan, Trinidad, West Indies :
   Chakra Pub. House, 1992.
       UCB   Main      HQ1525.7.A12 M34 1992

Mehta, Kalyani.
     Giving up hope : a study of attempted suicide amongst Indian women /
   Kalyani Mehta.  Singapore : Times Book International, c1990.
       UCB   Main      HV6548.S5 M44 1990

Our feet walk the sky : women of the South Asian diaspora / edited by the
   Women of South Asian Descent Collective.  1st ed.  San Francisco : Aunt Lute
   Books, c1993.
       UCB   Main      PS153.A84 O97 1993
       UCB   S-S/EAsia PS153.A84 O97 1993

Perspectives on women, Canada and India / editor, Aparna Basu.  Bombay :
   Allied Publishers, c1995.
     Series title:  Occasional monograph series / University of Delhi, Centre
   for Canadian Studies ; no. 2.
       UCB   Main      HQ1742 .P47 1995

South Asian women at home and abroad : a guide to resources / edited by
    Jyotsna Vaid, Barbara D. Miller, and Janice Hyde.  Syracuse, N.Y. :
    Committee on Women in Asian Studies of the Association for Asian Studies :
    Metropolitan Studies Program, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public
    Affairs, Syracuse University, c1984.
      Series title:  CWAS monograph series no. 2.
        UCB   S-S/EAsia HQ1735.3.A12 S681 1984 REF

Talking Black : lesbians of African and Asian descent speak out / edited by
    Valerie Mason-John.  London ; New York : Cassell, 1995.
      Series title:  Women on women.
        UCB   Main      HQ75.6.G7 T25 1995

Wilson, Amrit, 1941-
      Finding a voice : Asian women in Britain / [by] Amrit Wilson.  London :
    Virago, 1978.
        UCB   Main      DA125.S57 .W54


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Bhattacharjee, Anannya Woman, Nation and Identity in the Indian Immigrant Community SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Winter 1992. Bhattacharjee, Anannya and S. Shankar "I Believe in the Absolute Right of Women to Define Themselves": an Interview with Gurinder Chadha SAMAR: South Asian Magazine for Reflection and Action, Summer 1994. Bhatti, F.M. Language difficulties and social isolation: the case of South Asian women in Britain. In New Community, v.5:1/2 (1976): 115-7. Bowes, Alison M.; Domokos, Teresa M. South Asian Women and Health Services: A Study in Glasgow New Community; 1993, 19, 4, July, 611-626. Bowler, Isobel Further Notes on Record Taking and Making in Maternity Care: The Case of South Asian Descent Women Sociological Review; 1995, 43, 1, Feb, 36-51. Brah, Avtar 'Race' and 'Culture' in the Gendering of Labour Markets: South Asian Young Muslim Women and the Labour Market New Community; 1993, 19, 3, Apr, 441-458. 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