Books on my desk right now - 24 July, 2012

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In no particular order, here's what I'm reading (or at least have sitting on my desk) right now:

Bowker, G. C., & Star, S. L. (1999). Sorting things out: Classification and its consequences. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Margolis, J., & Fisher, A. (2002). Unlocking the clubhouse: Women in computing. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Jepsen, T. C. (2000). My sisters telegraphic: Women in the telegraph office, 1846-1950. Athens: Ohio University Press.

Burger, C. J., Creamer, E. G., & Meszaros, P. S. (2007). Reconfiguring the firewall: Recruiting women to information technology across cultures and continents. Wellesley, Mass: AK Peters.

Foucault, M. (1974). The archaeology of knowledge. London: Tavistock.

Veblen, T., & Chase, S. (1934). The theory of the leisure class: An economic study of institutions. New York: Modern library.

Spradley, J. P., & Mann, B. J. (1974). The cocktail waitress: Woman's work in a man's world. New York: Wiley.

Poggenpohl, S. H., & Satō, K. (2009). Design integrations: Research and collaboration. Chicago: Intellect, the University of Chicago Press.

Boydston, J. (1990). Home and work: Housework, wages, and the ideology of labor in the early republic. New York: Oxford University Press.

Wilson, F. (1991). Sweaters: Gender, class, and workshop-based industry in Mexico. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Stephen, J. A. (2007). Pick one intelligent girl: Employability, domesticity, and the gendering of Canada's welfare state, 1939-1947. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Barthes, R. (1983). The fashion system. New York: Hill and Wang.

Brumberg, J. J. (1988). Fasting girls: The emergence of anorexia nervosa as a modern disease. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Gould, S. J. (1996). The mismeasure of man. London: Norton.

Barnes, R., & Eicher, J. B. (1992). Dress and gender: Making and meaning in cultural contexts. New York: Berg.

Thesander, M. (1997). The feminine ideal. London: Reaktion Books.

Wolf, N. (1991). The beauty myth: How images of beauty are used against women. New York: W. Morrow.

Riley, S. (2008). Critical bodies: Representations, identities, and practices of weight and body management. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Welton, D. (1998). Body and flesh: A philosophical reader. Malden, Mass: Blackwell Publishers.

Latzke, A., & Hostetter, H. P. (1968). The wide world of clothing: Economics, social significance, selection. New York: Ronald Press Co.

Krislov, S., & Musolf, L. D. (1964). The politics of regulation: A reader. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Doukas, D. (2003). Worked over: The corporate sabotage of an American community. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Maines, D. R. (1991). Social organization and social process: Essays in honor of Anselm Strauss. New York: A. de Gruyter.

Christian-Smith, L. K. (1990). Becoming a woman through romance. New York: Routledge.

White, E., Leeds Symposium on Food History, & Leeds Symposium on Food History. (2000). Feeding a city: York : the provision of food from Roman times to the beginning of the twentieth century. Totnes: Prospect Books.

Freidberg, S. E. (2004). French beans and food scares. New York: Oxford University Press.

Anderson, C. (2006). The long tail: Why the future of business is selling less of more. New York: Hyperion.

Braun, R. (1990). Industrialisation and everyday life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Borges, J. L., & Hurley, A. (1998). Collected fictions. New York, N.Y., U.S.A: Viking.

Bender, D. E. (2004). Sweated work, weak bodies: Anti-sweatshop campaigns and languages of labor. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press.

Gamber, W. (1997). The female economy: The millinery and dressmaking trades, 1860-1930. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Cochrane, R. C. (1966). Measures for progress. Wash: National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Dept. of Commerce.

Joint Measurement Conference, Boulder Laboratories (U.S.), & American Society for Quality Control. (1972). Proceedings of the 1972 Joint Measurement Conference: June 21-23, 1972. Pittsburgh: Instrument Society of America.

Gandy, O. H. (1993). The panoptic sort: A political economy of personal information. Boulder, Colo: Westview.

Legget, R. F., Economic Council of Canada., & Science Council of Canada. (1971). Standards in Canada. Ottawa: Information Canada.

Dworkin, S. (1987). Miss America, 1945: Bess Myerson's own story. New York, N.Y: Newmarket Press.

DeLuzio, C. (2007). Female adolescence in American scientific thought, 1830-1930. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Cowan, R. S. (1983). More work for mother: The ironies of household technology from the open hearth to the microwave. New York: Basic Books.

Brooks, E. C. (2007). Unraveling the garment industry: Transnational organizing and women's work. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Lampland, M., & Star, S. L. (2009). Standards and their stories: How quantifying, classifying, and formalizing practices shape everyday life. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Faludi, S. (1991). Backlash: The undeclared war against American women. New York: Crown.

Chapkis, W. (1986). Beauty secrets: Women and the politics of appearance. Boston, MA: South End Press.

Cohen, C. B., Wilk, R. R., & Stoeltje, B. (1996). Beauty queens on the global stage: Gender, contests, and power. New York: Routledge.

Brand, P. Z. (2000). Beauty matters. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Lowe, M. A. (2003). Looking good: College women and body image, 1875-1930. Baltimore, Md: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Bermúdez, J. L., Marcel, A. J., & Eilan, N. (1995). The body and the self. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Brumberg, J. J. (1997). The body project: An intimate history of American girls. New York: Random House.

Bordo, S. (1993). Unbearable weight: Feminism, Western culture, and the body. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Butler, J. (1999). Gender trouble: Femminism and the subversion of identity. London ; New York, N.Y: Routledge.

Finkelstein, J. (2007). The art of self invention: Image and identity in popular visual culture. London: I. B. Tauris.

Blackman, C. (2009). 100 years of menswear. London: Laurence King.

Goffman, E. (1979). Gender advertisements. New York: Harper & Row.

Kidwell, C. B., Christman, M. C. S., National Museum of History and Technology., & Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress). (1974). Suiting everyone: the democratization of clothing in America. Washington: Published for the National Museum of History and Technology by the Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off..

Heywood, L. (1996). Dedication to hunger: The anorexic aesthetic in modern culture. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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