How do women experience time in the modern world? What connections can be drawn between time, action and ethical human realtions? From various vantage points across the humanities and social sciences, Women making time looks at how women fashion understandings of the past, present and future.
Contents: Introduction -- Celebrity and the Time of the Secret; Early modern Garbo : The Two Bodies of Queen Christina / Kate Lilley; Shame became Famous : Ellen and Anne's Coming Out / Melissa Hardie; Times of the Object: Wasted Memory and Generational History : Tasmania's Abandoned Places / Elizabeth McMahon; That Which Is Made in Making It : Practices of Efficiency, Waste and Modernity in Artworks by Donna Marcus / Brigitta Olubas; Body in Time: La Veillesse : Simone de Beauvoir on Corporal Time and the Ethical Quality of Alacrity / Penelope Deutsche; Time and the Female Smoker / Helen Keane; Futures of Abortion / Barbara Baird; After Feminist History: Sisterhood, Citizenship and Social Justice : How Far Have Indigenous Women's Rights Advanced at the New Mmillennium? / Sue J. Stanton; Mother, Is Like, History / Nicole Moore; Temporality and sorge in the Ethical Fashioning of the Feminist Self / Kalpana Ram.