Imagine a Woman in Love with Herself: Embracing Your Wisdom by Patricia Lynn Reilly

By Patricia Lynn Reilly

Vanquishing as soon as and for all of the drained biblical conception of lady because the explanation for man's fall from grace, think a lady in Love with Herself empowers ladies to maneuver from self-loathing to self-love, from self-criticism to self-celebration. It dismantles the query "What's incorrect with me?" via exploring its ancient, theological, and private origins. Patricia Lynn Reilly explores 20 self-affirming features that motivate girls to be the authors in their personal lives and to domesticate wisdom and love of themselves. each one part is full of reflections and meditations that ask readers to reclaim their internal assets and reconnect with the fundamental fact approximately themselves.

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Women Still at Work: Professionals over Sixty and On the Job by Elizabeth F. Fideler

By Elizabeth F. Fideler

From Betty White to Toni Morrison, we're surrounded through examples of girls operating way past the conventional retirement age. actually, the quickest transforming into phase of the team is ladies age sixty-five and older. Women nonetheless at Work tells the standard tales of hard-working girls and the explanations they're nonetheless at the activity, with a spotlight on girls within the expert crew. The ebook is stuffed with profiles of actual girls, operating in settings from academia to drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities, from company to the humanities, conversing concerning the many explanation why they nonetheless paintings and the influence paintings has on their lives.

Women nonetheless at Work attracts on nationwide survey info and in-depth interviews, exhibiting not just the large photo of older ladies advancing their careers regardless of difficult financial stipulations, but in addition supplying the non-public insights of daily operating ladies from all components of the rustic. Their tales show off a number of the key subject matters girls decide to remain at work—including task delight, diminishing retirement discount rates, the necessity to aid childrens or mom and dad longer in existence, workout the hard-won correct to paintings, and extra. Women nonetheless at Work indicates employment to be a good and lucrative a part of existence for plenty of ladies well past the predicted retirement age.

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Abuse of Discretion. The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade by Clarke D. Forsythe

By Clarke D. Forsythe

Based on two decades of study, together with an exam of the papers of 8 of the 9 Justices who voted in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, Abuse of Discretion is a serious evaluation of the behind-the-scenes deliberations that went into the ideal Court's abortion judgements and the way the error made via the Justices in 1971-1973 have ended in the turmoil we see this day in laws, politics, and public wellbeing and fitness.

The first half the publication appears on the errors made through the Justices, in response to the case records, the oral arguments, and the Justices' papers. the second one 1/2 the ebook seriously examines the accidental effects of the abortion judgements in legislations, politics, and women's health.

Why do the abortion judgements stay so arguable after nearly forty years, regardless of greater than 50,000,000 abortions, quite a few presidential elections, and a whole turnover within the Justices? Why did one of these sweeping decision—with such important...

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Women From Traditional Islamic Educational Institutions in by Eka Srimulyani

By Eka Srimulyani

During this insightful publication, Eka Srimulyani offers a brand new examine the position of ladies in Islamic academic associations in Indonesia. ladies at those conventional colleges, referred to as pesantren, play an important function within the shaping of gender relatives within the Indonesian Muslim neighborhood, and feature no longer, until eventually lately, garnered as a lot cognizance within the educational neighborhood as they definitely deserve. This deeply informative research deals a brand new standpoint on why Muslim feminism has came upon a robust foothold in Indonesia, and it creates a vibrant portrait of the lives of pesantren. ** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Abortion at work: ideology and practice in a feminist clinic by Wendy Simonds

By Wendy Simonds

How do feminist id and abortion politics intersect? particularly, what does feminism suggest to ladies operating to feminist well-being care and abortion prone within the overdue Eighties and early Nineties? What are the ideological results and emotional tolls of doing such paintings in a opposed socio-cultural surroundings? Can feminism and paperwork coexist productively? How do feminists confront the anti-feminist competition, from anti-abortion protesters outdoors to racism inside feminist organizations?

These are the questions that force Wendy Simonds' Abortion at Work. Simonds records the methods in which employees at a feminist hospital build compelling feminist visions, and likewise watch their beliefs fall brief in perform. Simonds translates those women's narratives to get at how abortion works on feminism, and to exhibit what feminism can achieve by way of rethinking abortion using those activists' phrases. In completely enticing prose, Simonds frames her research with a relocating account of her personal own knowing of the issues.

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Technophobia: The Psychological Impact of Information by Mark J. Brosnan

By Mark J. Brosnan

Expertise is taking up all elements of lifestyles. but stories have proven that as much as one part the inhabitants is 'technophobic'. this implies having unfavorable reviews or being frightened approximately info know-how like own desktops. This ebook examines the origins of technophobia - what it really is, who has it and what factors it.The influence of gender is tested and the social and cognitive mental components underlying technophobia are reviewed and mixed into an total mental version. options for lowering technophobia are mentioned, and the influence of technophobia on every person from institution young children to youngsters is analysed. Technophobia can be beneficial either for educational learn of the world, and for these devising IT coverage in faculties, enterprise and govt.

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Engineering: Women and Leadership by Corri Zoli

By Corri Zoli

During this ebook we discover a sea switch happening in management for educational girls within the sciences and engineering. Our process is a two-pronged one: at the one hand, we define the character of the alterations and their assets, either in a variety of literatures and from software study effects. however, we specify and supply element in regards to the chronic difficulties and hindrances that stay as limitations to women’s complete participation in educational technology and engineering, their profession development and luck, and, most crucial, their position as leaders in making switch. on the center of this e-book is our aim to offer a few form to the examine, perform, and courses constructed by way of ladies educational leaders making institutional switch within the sciences and engineering. desk of Contents: ladies in a brand new period of educational management / history: educational management for ladies in technological know-how and Engineering / Gender and management: Theories and functions / ladies in Engineering management Institute: severe matters for girls educational Engineers as Leaders / From good fortune tales to good fortune thoughts: management for selling variety in educational technological know-how and Engineering / end

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Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning by Dorothy Roberts

By Dorothy Roberts

This can be a no-holds-barred reaction to the liberal and conservative retreat from an assertive, activist, and socially transformative civil rights time table of contemporary years--using a black feminist lens and the difficulty of the impression of modern laws, social coverage, and welfare "reform" on black women's--especially bad black women's--control over their bodies' autonomy and their freedom to undergo and lift young ones with appreciate and dignity in a society whose white mainstream is set to demonize, even criminalize their lives. It provides its readers a cogent criminal and old argument for a notably new , and socially transformative, definition of "liberty" and "equality" for the yankee polity from a black feminist perspective.

The writer is ready to mix the main leading edge and radical considering on numerous fronts--racial thought, feminist, and legal--to produce a piece that's straight away heritage and political treatise. by utilizing the heritage of ways American law--beginning with slavery--has taken care of the difficulty of the state's correct to intrude with the black woman's physique, the writer explosively and successfully makes the case for the felony redress to the racist implications of present coverage just about 1) entry to and coercive meting out of contraception to negative black ladies 2) the criminalization of parenting by means of negative black ladies who've used medicinal drugs three) the stigmatization and devaluation of terrible black moms lower than the hot welfare provisions, and four) the differential entry to and disproportionate spending of social assets at the new reproductive applied sciences utilized by filthy rich white to insure genetically similar offspring.

The felony redress of the racism inherent in present American legislations and coverage in those concerns, the writer argues in her final bankruptcy, calls for and will lead us to undertake a brand new regular and definition of the liberal concept of "liberty" and "equality" according to the necessity for, and the optimistic function of presidency in fostering, social in addition to person justice.

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Asian American Women's Popular Literature: Feminizing Genres by Pamela Thoma

By Pamela Thoma

Popular style fiction written through Asian American ladies and that includes Asian American characters received a marketplace presence within the past due 20th and early twenty-first centuries. those “crossover” books—mother-daughter narratives, chick lit, detective fiction, and nutrients writing—attempt to bridge ethnic audiences and a broader examining public. In Asian American Women's renowned Literature, Pamela Thoma considers how those books either depict modern American-ness and give a contribution seriously to public discussion approximately nationwide belonging.
Novels similar to Michelle Yu and Blossom Kan’s China Dolls and Sonia Singh’s Goddess for Hire, or mysteries together with Sujata Massey’s Girl in a Box and Suki Kim’s The Interpreter, reveal Asian American women’s ambivalence concerning the trappings and prescriptions of mainstream American society. Thoma indicates how those writers’ works handle a few of the pressures on ladies to regulate their roles on the subject of relatives and finances—reconciling the calls for of labor, buyer tradition, and motherhood—in a neoliberal society.

A quantity within the American Literatures Initiative.

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