syrakusos Posted August 3, 2009 Share Posted August 3, 2009 Discussing the SYFY Channel's Battlestar Galactica series with one of my sociology professors, he recommended ENTERPRISING WOMEN about the growth of fandom. I went to the university library and found it ... and four others. I would like to find a reason to write a paper called "Enterprising Women" with just these five as the bibliography.1976. Bird, Caroline. Enterprising Women. New York: The New American Library, Inc. (From Mary Katherine Goddard, who printed the official distribution of the Declaration of Independence, to Katharane Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, over 48 biographies.)1992. Bacon-Smith, Camille. Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. (Sociology of fandom, the people, media, community and identity, including a glossary, training new members, fan fiction, fanzines and fan arts. A “Mary Sue” is a character who is defined (and limited) by her gender and that definition actually fits Captain James T. Kirk.)1994. Silver. A David. Enterprising Women: Lessons from 100 of the Greatest Entrepreneurs of Our Day. New York: American Enterprise Press. Profiles of Mary Kay Ash (of course), but also, Kay Klopovitz (USA Cable Network), Elizabeth R. Coker (Minco Technology Labs), Jean Hails (Hails Construction) and 95 others.)2002. Drachman, Virginia. Enterprising Women: 250 Years of American Business. Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press. (Rebecca Lukens of the Brandywine Iron Works and Nail Factory Company, Maggie Lena Walker, first American woman bank president, among many others.)2003. Robinson, Jane. Women Out of Bounds: The Secret History of Enterprising Women. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers. (From cutpurses and pirates to auctioneers and chemists, women masquerading as soldiers and Caroline Herschel working openly as an astronomer, from the middle ages to the 19th century.)2009. Osirim, Mary Johnson. Enterprising Women in Urban Zimbabwe: Gender, Microbusiness, and Globalization. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press. (Close inspection of a complex and difficult social context: businesswomen in a traditional, post-colonial society suffering from long-term economic collapse.) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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