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Summer 2014

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

It's Not A Myth - It's Math
A Blow to Fairness for Women and Minorities
Give Us Shelters
Short Takes
Calendar

The Bottom Line on Equality
Troublemaking Women
Grandmas Left Lonely
Burma's Hollow Reforms
Short Takes

FEATURES

Storyteller | By JANELL HOBSON
A Nigerian-born novelist is becoming one of the most talked-about writers in the U.S.

Mother and Child Reunion | BY SETH FREED WESSLER AND KAT AARON
Should child welfare laws be so rigid about ending parental rights?

An Abortion in Chile | By ERICA HELLERSTEIN
A network of underground abortion-rights advocates are providing a safe choice for Chilean women.

Oursourced Abuses | By JASON MOTLAGH AND SUSIE TAYLOR
The dangerous double standard of the U.S. relationship with Bangladesh’s garment industry.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Money
The Purloined Paycheck | BY MARTHA BURK
Time to stop companies from swindling low-wage workers.

Media
Lights, Camera, Inaction! | By MARIA GIESE
Why are there so few women directors hired in Hollywood?

Excerpt
A Better Place | By ELIZABETH NUNEZ
Returning home for her mother’s funeral, a daughter recalls Mummy’s dutiful opposition to birth control.

Book Reviews
Erin Aubry Kaplan on Shannon Sullivan's Good White People: The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti-Racism

Julie Phillips on Lisa See’s China Dolls

Casey Cepon Amy Rowland’s The Transcriptionist

Louise Westling on Marja Mills’ The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with
Harper Lee

Premilla Nadasen on Sheila Bapat’s Part of the Family?: Nannies,
Housekeepers, Caregivers and the Battle for Domestic Workers’ Rights

Bookmarks
Great reads for summer 2014

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing.

Backtalk
Ticket Out of Poverty | BY DONNA BRAZILE
Education is a girl's best chance for life success.

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