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Monographs:

The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth Century City.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974; French translation, Flammarion, 1982.

Title cover: The Glassworkers of Carmaux:  Franch Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth Century City

Reviews:
Pinkney, David H. Review of The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth-Century City by Joan Wallach Scott. Journal of Interdisciplinary History 7:1 (Summer, 1976): 160. Available in JSTOR (subscribers only).

Stearns, Peter N. Review of The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth-Century City by Joan Wallach Scott. Technology and Culture 17:4 (October 1976): 802. Available in JSTOR (subscribers only).

Smith, Michael S. Review of The Glassworkers of Carmaux: French Craftsmen and Political Action in a Nineteenth-Century City by Joan Wallach Scott. The American Historical Review 80:5 (December 1975):1347. Available in JSTOR (subscribers only).

Parker, Harold T. “A Methodological gem.” Review in Journal of Urban History, 2:3 (May 1976): 373.


Title cover: Women, Work & Family

 

Women, Work and Family (coauthored with Louise Tilly).
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1978; Routledge, 1987; Italian translation, 1981; French translation, 1987.

 

 

 

 


Title cover: Gender and the Politics of History

 

 

Gender and the Politics of History.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1988; Revised edition, 1999.
Japanese translation, Heibonsha 1992.
(Available to subscribers as an ACLS e-book)

Excerpts

 

 

Reviews:
Anderson, Margo. Review of Gender and the Politics of History, by Joan Wallach Scott.  Gender and Society 5:3 Special Issue: Marxist Feminist Theory (September 1991): 408. Available in JSTOR (subscribers only).

Baumann, Fred. “Gender and the Politics of History.”  Academic Questions 14:1 (Winter 2000/2001): 79.

Gordon, Linda. Review of Gender and the Politics of History, by Joan Wallach Scott. Review in American Historical Review 95.4 (1990): 1156.

Hudson, Pat. Review of Gender and the Politics of History, by Joan Wallach Scott. Labour History Review 55.1 (1990): 116.

Offen, Karen. Review of Gender and the Politics of History, by Joan Wallach Scott.  The Journal of Modern History 62:2 (June 1990): 356. Available in JSTOR (subscribers only).

Steinberg, Marc W. “The re-making of the English working class?” Theory & Society 20.2 (1991): 173.


Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man. Harvard University Press, 1996;French translation: Albin Michel, 1998; Portuguese translation: Editora Mulheres 2002; Korean translation, Sang Sanchi 2006.

Title cover: Only Paradoxes to Offer

Reviews:
Moses, Claire G. Review of Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man, by Joan Wallach Scott. Journal of Modern History 70:1 (March 1998):182.

Occampo, Elinor. A. Review of Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man, by Joan Wallach Scott. Historian 60:4 (Summer 1998): 912.

Roberts, Mary Louise. “Only Questions to Offer.” Review of Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man, by Joan Wallach Scott. Journal of Women's History 10:3 (Autumn 1998): 171.

Goodman, Dena. “More than paradoxes to offer: Feminist history as critical practice.” Review of Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man by Joan Wallach Scott. History and Theory 36:3 (October.1997): 392. Available in JSTOR (subscribers only).

Landes, Joan B. Review of Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man, by Joan Wallach Scott. American Political Science Review 91:2 (June 1997): 443.


Title cover: Parité!: Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism

Parité: Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. French translation: Albin Michel 2005.

Excerpts

Review:
Raissiguier, Catherine. “Parité! Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism / The Gay Republic: Sexuality, Citizenship, and Subversion in France.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society 32:2 (Winter 2007): 561.




Edited Works:

Title cover: Western Societies: A Documentary History

Going Public: Feminism and the Shifting Boundaries of the Private Sphere (edited with Debra Keates). Champaign IL:
University of Illinois Press, 2004.

Schools of Thought: Twenty-five Years of Interpretive Social Science (edited with Debra Keates). Princeton University Press, 2001.

Western Societies: A Documentary History (edited, with Brian Tierney), 2 vols. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1983; 2nd edition, 1999.

Transitions, Environments, Translations: Feminisms in International Politics (edited with Cora Kaplan and Debra Keates). Routledge,
1997.

Feminism and History (A volume in the Oxford series, Readings in Feminism). Oxford University Press, 1996.

Review:
Cox, Pamela. “Futures for Feminist Histories.” Gender & History 11:1 (April 1999): 164.

Title cover: Feminists Theorize the Political

 

Feminists Theorize the Political (edited with Judith Butler). New York, Routledge, 1992.

The Mythmaking Frame of Mind: Social Imagination and American Culture
(edited with James Gilbert, Amy Gilman, and Donald Scott). San Francisco, Wadsworth, 1992.

Learning about Women: Gender, Power and Politics, (edited with Jill Conway and Susan Bourque).
University of Michigan Press, 1987.

Alper, Benedict S. Love and Politics in Wartime: Letters to my Wife, 1943-5. University of Illinois Press, 1992.



Articles:

“The Glassworkers of Carmaux,” Nineteenth Century Cities: Essays in the New Urban History, edited by S. Thernstrom and R. Sennett. (Yale University Press, 1969).

“Women's Work and the Family in 19th Century Europe,” (coauthored with Louise Tilly) The Family in History, C. Rosenberg, ed. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1975).

“Statistical Representations of Work: The Chamber of Commerce's Statistique de l'Industrie à Paris, 1847-48,” in Stephen Kaplan, ed., Work in 18th and 19th Century France. (Cornell University Press, 1986).

“Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis,” American Historical Review 91, No. 5 (December 1986).

“On Language, Gender, and Working Class History,” International Labor and Working Class History 31(Spring 1987) and “Reply to Critics of This Piece,” 32 (Fall 1987).

“'L'Ouvrière! Mot Impie, Sordide...' Women Workers in the Discourse of French Political Economy (1840-1860),” in Patrick Joyce, ed., The Historical Meanings of Work. (Cambridge University Press, 1987). French translation in Actes de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales 83 (June 1990), pp. 2-15.

“Deconstructing Equality versus Difference, or, The Uses of Poststructuralist Theory for Feminism,” Feminist Studies (Spring 1988).

“The Problem of Invisibility,” in S. Jay Kleinberg, ed., Retrieving Women's History: Changing Perceptions of the Role of Women in Politics and Society. (London and Paris, Berg/Unesco 1988), pp. 5-29.

“Interview with Joan Scott,” Radical History Review 45 (1989), pp. 41-59.

“Rethinking the History of Women's Work,” chapter for Vol. IV of Storia della Donne, edited by Michelle Perrot and Georges Duby (Rome, Laterza, 1990; Paris, Plon, 1991; Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 1993).

“The Evidence of Experience,” Critical Inquiry (Summer 1991); reprinted in various collections of essays, and in Questions of Evidence: Proof, Practice, and Persuasion across the Disciplines, edited by James Chandler, Arnold I. Davidson, and Harry Harootunian (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994).

“The Campaign Against Political Correctness: What's Really at Stake?” Change (November/December 1991); reprinted in Radical History Review, 1992; also in various collections of essays.

“The Rhetoric of Crisis in Higher Education,” in Higher Education Under Fire: Politics, Economics, and the Crisis of the Humanities, edited by Michael Bérubé and Cary Nelson. (Routledge, 1995).

“Academic Freedom as an Ethical Practice,” in The Future of Academic Freedom, edited by Louis Menand. (University of Chicago Press, 1996).

“'La Querelle des Femmes' in Late Twentieth Century France,” New Left Review Nov./Dec. 1997 (French translation: Parité-infos, #19, Sept. 1997).

“Entretien avec Joan Scott,” Mouvements: Sociétés, politique, culture no. 2 (JanFev 1999), pp. 101-112.

“French Universalism in the 90's,” differences: a journal of feminist cultural studies. 15.2 (2004) pp. 32-53. Full text available to the Stanford community.

“Feminism’s History,” Journal of Women’s History 16.1 (2005.)

“Against eclecticism,” differences: a journal of feminist cultural studies. (2005)16:3, pp.114-137. Full text available to the Stanford community. Excerpt available to all.

“Symptomatic Politics: The Banning of Islamic Head Scarves in French Public Schools,” French Politics, Culture and Society 23:3 (Fall 2005). Full text available to the Stanford community; abstract available to all.

 


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