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Book and Film Reviews and Books Received, Femspec double issue v. 8
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
The Ironing Cure: How to iron the easier and faster way
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking
Stop struggling with the ironing. Do it the better way.
Derailed But Not Defeated, Femspec v. 8
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Category: Essay » Political
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.
What to Do When You Are Stuck at Toxic U: Strategies for Avoidance, Salvage, and Survival
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
Professor/Mother: The Uneasy Partnership, Femspec v. 8
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
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: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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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.
Camp Fire Girls Roots And Remembrances In New York State
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,820. 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.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
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.