Books tagged: gender roles

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The Only Way is Up: The Journey of an Immigrant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book features the author’s experiences and views on pertinent life issues as an immigrant to the United States of America. Though the objective is to empower women, African Americans and immigrants, the greater part of the message of hope is of relevance to a general audience. Some of the issues that are the focus of this book are self esteem, self worth, success, health and relationships.
The Tranquillity Project
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The price of peace is high in the post-war British zone of 2042. The female government, led by Verity Wood, blames male aggression for the devastating Final War, which has resulted in a shrunken world divided between secular West and clerical East. In the British Zone, women are in control and men are marginalized. Tyranny is difficult to maintain, even if it is clothed in a velvet glove.
The Windela Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Now, Shebe's bracelet there reminds me of a certain story. All of you know where gold comes from, don't you? But do you know how it is that Kessala women out of all the women in the world rule the gold trade? No? Well this is a story for you, then: about Ga the Traveler and how she found the Windela people and established the gold trade and why no one will ever see the face of a Windela man!
The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"The Adinkra Cloth & Other Stories" contains five "African fantasy" stories by Nebula Finalist Mary C. Aldridge. Besides the title story, this volume includes Cauldron winner story "The Knife That Makes Men," "The Windela Man," the light-hearted "A Courting Story," and "The Work Leader," a novelette-length tale that was awarded a Fiction Fellowship by the Massachusetts Artists Foundation.
Close Encounters of a Third-World Kind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
"Think of it as an adventure," Annie Ferris's father tells her when he announces that the family will be spending two months in Nepal on a medical mission. But what sort of adventure is it if you have to leave behind your friends, sleep in a tent with your bratty little sister, and be expected to eat something called yak cheese? When Annie meets Nirmala, she begins to get to know the real Nepal.
Show Her
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Erika knows it's just a matter of time before her master (husband) returns her. However, as Erika's relationship with her master deteriorates, she watches as her neighbor, Alice, flaunts her storybook romance with her own master. She strives to make Alice see that her relationship with her master isn't normal--by any means necessary.
Manual Override (Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012 by BraeVitae. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Old pilots don't get that way by trusting machinery. Sometimes you've just got to get your hands dirty.
Time On Our Side: Why We All Need A Shorter Working Week
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by The New Economics Foundation. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Authored by leading experts in social, economic and environmental sciences, this diverse essay collection explains how moving towards shorter, more flexible hours of work will lead to more productive and fulfilling lives for all. Challenging conventional wisdom, this book seeks to radically alter our ideas about what makes a `successful' economy.
The Shoemaker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Shoemaker follows the lives of Pietro, who emigrates to America in the 1920’s, and Manny, his great-grandson, who moves to California from Pittsburgh in the 1990’s. Pietro is a shoemaker, and Manny is obsessed with finding the perfect pair of shoes. Both uncertain of changing societal roles, their lives intersect when Manny discovers an old photograph of Pietro and restores it back to life.
We Are From One Planet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
“We Are From One Planet” is a feminist, humanist children’s book that lets kids know that boys and girls and men and women are from one planet. It describes how mommies and daddies can both work and take care of their kids and share chores. Daddies can be teachers and nurses and mommies can be doctors and engineers. Kids can do and be anything, regardless of their gender.