Women in the Material World
Hardcover (ISBN: 978-0-87156-398-9)
Paperback (ISBN: 978-0-87156-984-4)
350 color photographs
A companion to the best-selling Material World: A Global Family Portrait, this unique book is a multicultural odyssey in words and 350 stunning images that illuminates the hopes, dreams, joys, and sorrows of women the world over. A testament to the imdomitable power of the human spirit, Women in the Material World portrays the startling differences and striking similarities in women's lives at the start of the twenty-first century.
"If culture were to reflect what is really important globally, this is what it would look like. You need dynamite to blow apart the last vestiges of repressive stereotypes of women. These images are it." - Naomi Wolf
Faith D'Aluisio is a former television producer. She lives in Napa, California. Peter Menzel, creator of Material World, is an internationally renowned photojournalist whose work has appeared in National Geographic, Paris Match, The New York Times Magazine, and Time. He lives in Napa, California.