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Growing Thick Skin: One Consequence of Discrimination Femspec Double Issue v. 8
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Femspec Journal. Category: Essay » Political
It wasn’t until graduate school that I realized that as a woman my technical aptitude was an issue. I was the first woman in the environmental engineering doctoral program at Michigan Tech University. It was here that I first learned how differently I approached technical problem solving and how that tended to disturb my advisors. Tina Andres is explaining her experience with discrimination.
Faces: Imprisoned Women and Their Struggle with the Criminal Justice System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In 2008 a group of women serving life sentences for capital crimes decided to reach out to at-risk youth and warn them of the consequences of bad choices. With the mantra: If we can help just one kid, all this work will be worth it, they produced and performed a play: FACES. The play became a phenomenon and reached hundreds of people—in the prison and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
The Slaughter Of An NYU Graduate Student Greenwich Village New York City February 1955
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
24-year-old Herta Payson found the lifeless corpse of Ann Yarrow, an honors student at NYU. She leant her small apartment to Yarrow while she spent time traveling to S. Carolina. The murder was shocking in its starkness to veteran policemen who were used to homicide cases. The murder case was front page headlines for several months. I have used newspapers and ancestry records to complete my book.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Riveting first-hand accounts from widows in seven African countries, many young with young children, exposing their desperate circumstances and courage. 'In tune with the African way of telling stories. Once I started reading, it was hard to put down.' From the Introduction by Emily Onyango of Kenya.
Мировая история превращения женщин в подстилки. Книга 2. Бревно с широко раздвинутыми ногами.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: Russian. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Каждая женщина считает себя личностью. Напрасно. Ни одна женщина личностью не является. Вне зависимости от расовой, национальной, профессиональной и прочей принадлежности. Любая женщина живет так, как ее запрограммировал мужчина. Как ему удобно, как ему захотелось. Женщины даже и не предполагают, кто производит образы для того, что они считают своим "Я", и зачем.
Почему курица не птица, а баба не человек. Книга 1. Бревно с широко раздвинутыми ногами.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Каждая женщина считает себя личностью. Напрасно. Ни одна женщина личностью не является. Вне зависимости от расовой, национальной, профессиональной и прочей принадлежности. Любая женщина живет так, как ее запрограммировал мужчина. Как ему удобно, как ему захотелось. Женщины даже и не предполагают, кто производит образы для того, что они считают своим "Я", и зачем.
Mujeres por la independencia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Esta obra fue escrita para que, a través de la fidelidad y de la amenidad con que su autor nos cuenta los sucesos de la Guerra de Independencia de México, sus heroínas sean como personajes cercanos. En estas páginas el lector encontrará la historia de todas aquellas mujeres, conocidas o anónimas, cuyo valor y fortaleza trascendio el que su nombre se haya esfumado en los campos de batalla.
Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este libro relata la vida de cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio: Katherine Mansfield, Dolores Ibarruri, Anna Ajmatova y Margaret Mead.
The Red Headscarf Samsui Women of Singapore
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
From 1920s to 1949, many Samsui women came to Singapore in search of jobs. Most of them worked in construction industry. Always adorned with red headscarf when working at the construction sites, they came to be known as Red Headscarf (or hong tou jin in Chinese). Most of their hard-earned money was used to support relatives back home. This caused many Samsui women to live in poverty in old age.
Women and Power : A Short Overview of Social Changes and Women’s Empowerment
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
We will also go into some detail about how feminist and egalitarian movements and organizations act towards women’s rights. Then we will try to figure out if feminism really means equality for all in conclusion. As it often happens when it comes to similar causes, this situation is constantly developing, practically ever changing. You will learn a lot about women empowerment through this book.
One Woman’s Voice: And How Using Yours Can Start a Revolution
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“We can have no ‘New Deal’ until large groups of people– particularly women– begin to have a revolution in thought.” (Eleanor Roosevelt) Written to help facilitate today's women in shaping the next generation into the leaders of tomorrow-simply by speaking up: intelligently & often! With a companion website for women to voice their opinions, this collective Women's Voice can come about, now.
The Human Women Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Based on my experiences & the experiences of others , i have came up with The Human Women Guide which will guide people with dating and relationships .And give them a deeper understanding of the male and female mind
Mysteries in The Quilter's Quarters: Book 1, The Quilter's Quarters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Quilter's Quarters is part memoir, part story, part how-to and part journal. The book contains brief stories of several quilts. It also introduces Helen and Henry, and elderly, happily married couple who own a small toy and quilt shop. This first issue includes the first mystery they will encounter through the series. The print version includes a full color photo album of thirty quilts.
The System Sucks What Victims Of Domestic Violence Want You To Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
The System Sucks What Victims Of Domestic Violence Want You To Know is about victims of domestic violence and their experiences with social workers. If you want to know how domestic abuse victims feel about social workers read this book.
Y is for You Are Not Who You Think I Am
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Shadow-buster, "Y is for You Are Not Who You Think I Am" by Osho Rose, shows how to deal with negative people's projections to set you free. Spiritual seekers love humanity but can hate people. How can we actually love people instead of offering them a hesitant half-smile? Love, in spite of shadows and projections, is possible with awareness, even during a social attack. Be the cosmos you are!
The Islamic Law of Inheritance as a Formative Agent in Muslim Society. Also the Rejection of Aristotlean Logic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law
Makes clear connections between the law of inheritance and the lag in prosperity and other acomplishments by Muslim peoples. The origins of low status of women are traced. Why Western inheritance is pro-prosperity. Second part of book tells astounding early progress of Muslim scientists, then rejection of logic of Greeks causing precipitous decline in scientific advances and in amending laws.
No End to the Shit that Pisses Me Off
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Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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War rape, profit, baby androids, tax exemptions for churches, make-up, having kids, assisted suicide, abortion, grades inflation, littering, business ethics… Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
The Bloomers: Wise Women Creating a New World
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Bloomers book empowers women over 50 to claim their creative authority using an energetic spiritual matrix to gain self-awareness. The Bloomer woman is smart, sassy, and very savvy… the new power broker . . . but invisible until now. The mission of The Bloomers is to offer a wakeup call for women to create a world based on feminine principles using the “fire in her belly” to create change.
Grandeza de ser mujer
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,350. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
En este libro, el autor ha recopilado las más importantes opiniones y aforismos de célebres figuras de la cultura mundial, así como pequeñas biografías de mujeres que han sobresalido históricamente. El autor también nos comparte sus propios pensamientos y definiciones de lo que significa ser mujer.