Special issues of off our backs can be a powerful tool in the classroom for sparking discussion, opening areas for research, and helping students interact with the current thinking on women’s issues today.

Our Teaching Packets, based on our special issues, give yousample articles from off our backs and other sources, teaching ideas, and suggested assignments for intro and advanced students.


Each packet includes one or more special issues of off our backs bringing together focused articles by experts in the field and women’s personal narratives.

• Women and Education • Women and Disability • Women and Work • Women and Global Perspectives • Women and Love • Women and Abortion Rights

• Women and Alternatives to Patriarchy

How to Order

Order a teaching packet for you…and Student issues for your students. You get a copy of the special issue, additional articles ready for photocopying, and teaching concepts with suggested assignments. The students get the special issue, and an introduction to off our backs.

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