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Evliliğim Harika
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Turkish. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Aile ortamının mutlu ve neşeli olması, yaşamın her konusunu etkiler. “Evliliğim Harika” kitabım, yeni evlenen her çiftin veya yıllardır evli olan herkesin, yaşamlarının sonuna kadar (50 yıldan fazla olabilir) mutlu, neşeli, sağlıklı, keyifli bir aile ortamında yaşamaları, çocuk büyütüyorlarsa, mutlu bir ortamda çocuk büyütmeleri için yazılmıştır.
Sex Role Reversals in Star Trek's Planets of Women as Indices of Second Wave Media Protest, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The critique made is that popular shows on television are reactionary products of a culture that treats women as sex objects. The episodes of Star Trek critiqued in the journal are about how the feminist movement coincided with the sexist illustration of women in the television. Watching these Star Trek episodes will reveal how icons of American culture can express popular American ideologies.
Birthing in a Hotel Room in San Antonio, Femspec Issue 1.1
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 Having a Good Cry: Effeminate Feelings and Pop-Culture Forms, Femspec Issue 6.2
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
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.
Taking Out the Trash: Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed and the Feminist Voice in American SF, Femspec Issue 6.2
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.
Book Reviews and Books & Media Received, Femspec Issue 9.1, 2008
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
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.
The Strangulation of Grace Roberts Artist's Model December 29, 1916
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
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.