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The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing by Thomas Gerbasi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
Zesty Womanhood at 40 and Beyond: Second Act, New Role by Erica Tucci
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The sacred feminine is rising throughout the world like the Phoenix. Zesty Womanhood at 40 and Beyond, a spirited insightful book, invokes women to reclaim this Divine essence that is being reborn, first within themselves, and then to shine this beacon of the soul out into the Universe.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows by Jane Crane
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
Grandeza de ser mujer by Enrique Villarreal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,350. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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.
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin by valerie lester
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.
Hope, Faith & Empathy by Monique Gray Smith
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Hope, Faith & Empathy is the story of Tilly, a young Indigenous woman growing up in Canada, and the individuals who helped shape her life, her survival and her irrepressible spirit. Together, they tell a unique perspective of history rooted in strength, resiliency and hope. Woven throughout the book are stories, humour, wisdom and thought provoking teachings.Hope, Faith and Empathy is relevant, in
Rats, Stones and the Goddess : A Conversation with Sabine Lichtenfels, Femspec Issue 9.1 by Batya Weinbaum
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Batya Weinbaum interviewed Sabine Lichtenfels in July, 2005 when invited to participate in the seminar for Peace Journalists at Tamera. Tamera is an international intentional community in Southern Portugal. They openly maintain free love lifestyle to free up energy to liberate and change an oppressive society, along the lines of New Left thinkers influenced by Marcuse and Wilhelm Reich.
One Woman’s Voice: And How Using Yours Can Start a Revolution by Christine Oneto
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: 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.
What to Do When You Are Stuck at Toxic U: Strategies for Avoidance, Salvage, and Survival by Linda HollandToll
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Essay » Political
You see, no one at The College, an all purpose label for the small, religious, liberal arts college at which until recently I was tenure track will discuss any reasons why I am in my last year. Considering all the evidence of my outstanding performance, I was stunned and devastated when I got a curt letter of non-renewal.
The Princess Protocol by iscis malone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What do feminists and princesses have in common? Both tend to be misrepresented and misunderstood in public media. Being a feminist is no more about women hating men or wanting to replace them than being a princess is about Prince Charming or castle towers. The Princess Protocol, explores "princess" as a vital benchmark in a woman’s overall development and personal empowerment.
Mysteries in The Quilter's Quarters: Book 1, The Quilter's Quarters by Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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 Islamic Law of Inheritance as a Formative Agent in Muslim Society. Also the Rejection of Aristotlean Logic by Carol M. Fuller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
Professor/Mother: The Uneasy Partnership, Femspec v. 8 by Ruth Panofsky
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
In 1992, I had given birth to a son and had taken a one-year maternity leave, which thereby extended the Post-doctoral Fellowship over three years rather than the usual two. This essay charts a circuitous route toward a tenure-stream position, a route made arduous by a harsh economy and the demands of motherhood experienced for the first time and outside the relative security of tenured academe.
I'm Just Starting: A Reluctant Criminal's High Road to County Jail by Andrea M. Gilson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The adventure begins with our protagonist's DUI crimes which lead to a cultural immersion of an unlikely type. As a self-determined non-criminal she fights her self-rightousness and judgments through a renewed relationship with God. The story is frank, funny, and a positive message for hope and recovery.
Confessions of a Welfare Mom: an urban anthology of personal experiences by kiwan fitch
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
My name is Kiwan N. Fitch. I am the CEO of The Kiwan N. Fitch, LLC. I created my company with a simple mission: to equip “women in transition” with the resources needed for VICTORY!
Bluestockings Beware: Cultural Backlash and the Reconfiguration of the Witch in Popular Nineteenth-Century Literature. Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005 by Linda HollandToll
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Essay » Literature
The author “decided to view four nineteenth century short stories that reflect this cultural linkage through the looking glass of narratives of American witch-hunting, Puritan theology, and the history of women’s changing roles in mid-nineteenth century America."
Derailed But Not Defeated, Femspec v. 8 by Helen M. Bannan
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
My worst fears seemed to be realized when, on my first day, my department chair, a Harvard man nearing retirement, greeted me by saying, “I really hate to see you here. Society wastes its investment when it educates women.” Now a dream more than twenty years after I left that position made me realized that I still needed to clear out some of the psychic stuff I’d left behind and move on.
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.”
Book and Film Reviews and Books Received, Femspec double issue v. 8 by Femspec Journal
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Essay » Literature
Book reviews of Daughters of the Great Star by Diana Rivers; Becoming the Villainess by Jeannine Hall Gailey and Naomi Mitchison, a Profile of Her Life and Work by Lesley Hall. Review of the film, Fissures.