Working out - new directions for women's studies, Jackie Stacey et al. Part 1 The politics and practice of women's studies: feminist politics after Thatcher, Beatrix Campbell; pedagogical praxis and problems - reflections on teaching about gender relations, Maureen McNeil; whiteness - the importance of politically colouring the "non", Helen charles. Part 2 Commonalities and differences: difference, power and knowledge - black women in academia, Felly Nkweto Simmonds; desire and the politics of representations - issues for lesbians and heterosexual women, Tasmin Wilton. Part 3 International feminisms: women's rights and human rights in Muslim countries - a case study, Shaheen Sardar-Ali and Siobhan Mullally; does equal opportunities legislation and practice serve the women's movement? a case study from Australian Higher Education, Chris Wieneke. Part 4 Theories and methods: defending the indefensible? qualititative methods and feminist research, Liz Kelly et al; gender and the labour market - old theory for new? Lisa Adkins and Celia Lury.