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Reception of Fairy Tale Motifs in Texts by Twentieth-Century German Women Writers, Femspec Issue 1.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This article discusses how cultural information and stories have been passed from one generation to the next. The fairy tales were restructured to focus more on the female's point of view. Some of these include stories with mothers and no fathers, depicting feminism and imagination in one.
Facts and fatty acids in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in their roles as technical agencies of the United Nations (UN), are charged with providing science-based guidance on food and nutrition to national governments and the international community.
WisCon 22 and the Secret Feminist Cabal, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
WisCon 22 and the Secret Feminist Cabal by William Clemente is a conference and convention coverage piece on pages 110 and 111.This convention at Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin, Memorial Day Weekend, 1998, was for about 600 writers and readers of sf and feminism. As stated:"You don't just get feminism at WisCon, you get thoughtful social analysis" (110).
Transcending Gender: Challenging the Binary Divide, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A doctoral candidate in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve covers the Third International Congress on sex and gender held at Oxford University. She discusses intersexual individuals reported on by Lee Anderson Brown of Sydney, and explores sources that might inspire artistic representations of gender that might be more experimental for creators of future gender bending sci fi works.
The Surrealist Cosmovision of Bridget Tichenor, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Mexico provides a surreal surrounding for painters to experience new visions. Tichenor's artistic conceptions are not European. The artist makes an analogy about past practices of shamans and unexplainable phenomena in her art work. Her artwork glows in a radiating way that is un-natural. Tichenor's revealing artwork lets us see ordinary human beings unmasked.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III: Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is the second edition of The New World Crisis, a short history of the Second Cold War and, perhaps, the origins of the Third World War. Unlike traditional histories, it is intended to be a living document which I will regularly update to account for new developments and interpretations.
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014
Price: Free! Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and World Food Summit (WFS) hunger targets.
Sex Role Reversals in Star Trek's Planets of Women as Indices of Second Wave Media Protest, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The critique made is that popular shows on television are reactionary products of a culture that treats women as sex objects. The episodes of Star Trek critiqued in the journal are about how the feminist movement coincided with the sexist illustration of women in the television. Watching these Star Trek episodes will reveal how icons of American culture can express popular American ideologies.
Santa madre Russia - Putin e la presenza di Mosca sullo scacchiere internazionale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: Italian. Published: April 14, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Saggio sull'affermarsi della Federazione russa sullo scenario internazionale e le sue strategie per controbilanciare gli sforzi di Stati Uniti e NATO per tenerla sotto scacco.
World Livestock 2013 - Changing disease landscapes
Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Changing disease landscapes offers a comprehensive approach for the promotion of global health and gives greater emphasis on agro-ecological resilience, protection of biodiversity and efficient use of natural resources to ensure safer food supply chains.
What If Black Men Start Killing Cops?: A Funeral in the Community and A Funeral at City Hall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book is about the disturbance of white police officers fearing black males instead of reaching out to them and bringing peace and non-violent understanding into communities.
Edible insects
Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013
Price: Free! Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013: Food systems for better nutrition argues that improving nutrition and reducing these costs must begin with food and agriculture.
Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for FAO lay down the procedures for conserving plant genetic resources.These voluntary Standards set the benchmark for current scientific and technical best practices, and support the key international policy instruments for the conservation and use of plant genetic resources.
Save and grow: Cassava
Price: Free! Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
How FAO's Save and Grow model of agriculture can help make intensive cassava farming more productive, profitable and sustainable.
A Little Light Shed on: Into Darkness Peering, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
Bogstad's review of Elizabeth Ann Leonard's collection Into Darkness Peering: Race and Color in the Fantastic, Number 74, Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Westport, CT: Greenwood 1997, 95 pp) commends the volume for remarkable feats in the history of science fiction criticism.
Birthing in a Hotel Room in San Antonio, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This brief introduction to the journal explains why the women writers and critics felt a need to begin an interdisciplinary journal. One reason for this need to create the journal was a common feeling of being alienated as writers in male-dominated publishing circles.
Review of The Song of the Goddess, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
“In terms of information sharing, through this volume more people can be informed that there is the feminine centered Hindu text, the Devi-Gita, to balance the well known male-oriented Bhagavad-Gita. This seems important as a role model of an ancient religion having a supreme deity. One learns by examining this translation that Sanskrit offers different gender/andro questions than other languages.
Review of Slayage: The On-line International Journal of Buffy Studies, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
“From an episode guide to a cultural reference index, from an academic bibliography to an encyclopedia, from news of recent and forthcoming scholarly books, essays and conferences to an online shop, those interested in the burgeoning field of inquiry known as Buffy Studies need go nowhere else.”
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.