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Daughters of Distance
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.
Space Opera: Melodrama, Feminism And The Women Of Farscape, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The science fiction series Farscape (199table-of-contents002) figures aesthetically as a science fiction/soap opera hybrid, which works toward increasingly empowered female representation,” which the author discusses.
Phenomenal Women: The Shape-Shifter Archetype in Postcolonial Magical Realist Fiction, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This article provocatively explores the usefulness of the construct of magical realism in the context of post-colonial oppositional narrative strategies, in particular by feminist authors.
Rats, Stones and the Goddess : A Conversation with Sabine Lichtenfels, Femspec Issue 9.1
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.
Bluestockings Beware: Cultural Backlash and the Reconfiguration of the Witch in Popular Nineteenth-Century Literature. Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
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."
The Evolution of Her: Redefining Your Beliefs about Your Feminine Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A fascinating evolution of identity is occurring in which women everywhere are redefining themselves. The Evolution of Her describes how we can take part in this thrilling cultural movement by living the lives we want instead of following society’s prescriptive life plan.
The Path to Total Equality: A Social Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Sexism is alive and well. Women still make less money than men, remain objectified, and still lack control over their bodies. There are calls for equality, but what would that mean? What would need to happen in America for total sexual equality to be realized? This essay is a blueprint for the specific changes required to realize complete sexual equality.
Book and Film Reviews and Books Received, Femspec double issue v. 8
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.
The Ironing Cure: How to iron the easier and faster way
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Stop struggling with the ironing. Do it the better way.
Derailed But Not Defeated, Femspec v. 8
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.
What to Do When You Are Stuck at Toxic U: Strategies for Avoidance, Salvage, and Survival
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.
Professor/Mother: The Uneasy Partnership, Femspec v. 8
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.
Growing Thick Skin: One Consequence of Discrimination Femspec Double Issue v. 8
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows
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.
Как из богинь делают брёвна. Мировая история превращения женщин в подстилки. Книга 2. Серия книг "Бревно с широко раздвинутыми ногами".
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: Russian. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, 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.
Как мужчины делают из женщин ничтожества. Курица – не птица, а баба не человек. Книга 1. Серия книг "Бревно с широко раздвинутыми ногами"
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, 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.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: 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.