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A Little Light Shed on: Into Darkness Peering, Femspec Issue 1.1 by Janice M. Bogstad
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 by Batya Weinbaum
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 by Lynne Reed
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 by Tanya Cochran
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 by Harvard Law Review
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.
The Alien: a Letter to Future Self by Marc Seraphs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Dreams, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
The heartbreaks, aspirations, grief, hopes and dreams of an earthbound (illegal) alien.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Review of Having a Good Cry: Effeminate Feelings and Pop-Culture Forms, Femspec Issue 6.2 by Erin A. Smith
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“Having a Good Cry is part of a series called ‘The Theory and Interpretation of Narrative’ from Ohio State University Press, and Warhol is correct to characterize her project as (in part) bringing a feminist narratology” to cultural studies (24). This is the source of both the project’s strengths and weaknesses.”
Gender Issues in The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction, Femspec Issue 6.2 by Beverly Bow
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“Hollinger cites several of these works to demonstrate feminist challenges to heterosexual and patriarchal hegemony, feminist techniques of defamiliarization (e.g., re female human nature), and feminist appropriations of standard sf figures, such as aliens and cyborgs, to question traditional notions of dominance and status.
Women in the Making: Feminism Versus the Maker Culture by Isadora Santiago Aires
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
A brief talk regarding the Maker Movement and its particularities, and how women can actively participate in this scenario. Several case studies are located in Canada, providing a quick overview of some aspects of the Canadian Maker Community in regards to the feminist movement and hacker spaces.
Taking Out the Trash: Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed and the Feminist Voice in American SF, Femspec Issue 6.2 by Andrew Deman
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The world of SF is introduced for a complex female character in the form of the maternal shape-shifter, Anyanwu. Butler’s depiction of womanhood through Anyanwu defamiliarizes the construction of women in science fiction.
كلمات أعظم من الحب by Raymond Sturgis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: Arabic. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
الحب، تغيير بسبب الأوقات؟ الحب جميل، ولكن كم منا في التعبير عن الحب، وقد شهدت الحب تغيير الأشخاص الذين يحصلون عليه. استكشاف الأجزاء الأساسية من الحب على أساس يومي للناس أن عقد قلوبنا والاهتمام هو المعني الحقيقي لهذا الكتاب. لا أحد من أي وقت مضى أن تكون تعبت من صنع الحب. ومع ذلك، يمكن، وسوف ينمو تعبت من ممارسة الجنس مع شركاء هم يعرفون ليس في خططهم المستقبلية. الحب في أنقى شكل من الأشكال، يمكن أن ي
Mind Warfare - Illuminati's Battle For Your Mind by Greg Norton
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
*** Special Offer - Buy 1, Get 2 *** Are you in control over your own life? Not exactly, if you are watching newscasts and other type of media broadcasts on TV. Why? In this bundle, I am going to share some evidence of mind control propaganda exercised over the public brought by media, education, corporations and governments.It is all happening below our radar...
World War III - What's Coming Next? by Greg Norton
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
*** Special Offer - Buy 1, Get 2 *** World War III is coming, it's a fact. It's no longer a question whether there would be a World War 3 or not. It's more of a concern when and why! What you hear in the news about Ukraine is just the tip of the iceberg. There's something BIGGER going on behind the scenes, where Ukraine is just the "invisible step" toward a new World Crisis and World War!
Illegal Jesus - Young Immigrant Hispanic Males in Strata Fractured America - An Invitation to Americans from Within by Ted L Carroll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
Illegal Jesus reveals the struggle of Hispanic extended families and newly confronted dilemmas for effective interpersonal dynamics. Also, inter-familial role expectations of young men are discussed in the context of modern and post-modern sociological approaches. A Family Systems Approach is encouraged as a means of seeking solutions to America's, often counterproductive, social services system.
The Swan Song by Ranjit Singh Thind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The current economic reality has brought out many inadequacies prevalent in governments and businesses around the world. Will this current economic reality take a toll on societies despite the brouhaha promoted by governments and businesses about their strong fundamentals? This e-book attempts to shed some light on the subject.
Illuminati - The Conspiracy Revealed by Greg Norton
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Freemasonry & Secret Societies
*** Special Offer - Buy 1, Get 2 *** "We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled governments in the civilized world - no longer a government of free opinion, no longer a government by... a vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.“ - Woodrow Wilson (28th President of the United States)
Book Reviews and Books & Media Received, Femspec Issue 9.1, 2008 by Femspec Journal
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Book Reviews of two Nava Semel books: IsraIsland. Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books: Tel-Aviv, Miskal, 2005, 275 pp., paperback, Hebrew and The Rat Laughs. Tel-Aviv, Miskal Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books, 2007, both reviewed by Lani Ravin and several books and media received. Summarized by different Femspec staff members.
Daughters of Distance by Vanessa Runs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
We live in a time of crisis. In 2014, the dynamic of international affairs and tempo of events suddenly changed.But what is its nature ? Is it a second Cold War ? Or has World War III already begun and we are simply living through a ‘phony war’ ? This is an overview of the history of the new world crisis.