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WWI and Its Impact on Women's Lives
Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Great War would serve as a launching pad that would ultimately catapult women into untraditional roles, once only attainable by men. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's WWI and It's Impact on Women's Lives serves as a reminder how far women have come and who they have to thank.
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A huge perspective opens on these pages into the cosmic dance of feminine and masculine, the amazing unfolding of planetary and human evolution...Feminine Mysticism offers practical tools for deepening one's self-awareness and for tackling the challenges of everyday life. The Great Council of Grandmothers speaks the same message: It is time for all women to heal the world by becoming the powerful
Sci-Fi Women Interview: The 2015 Collection
Price: Free! Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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This eBook includes all 2015 monthly features from Natacha Guyot's blog series "Sci-Fi Women Interviews", which celebrates women who create, write, enjoy Science Fiction.
Running Out of Time: The Reduction of women's work burden in agricultural production
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Based on a broad literature review, this publication discusses rural women’s time poverty in agriculture, elaborates on its possible causes and implications and provides insight into the various types of constraints that affect the adoption of solutions for reducing work burden.
The Other Side of the River
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.
Women on the Frontlines of Peace and Security with Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Leon Panetta - Women in the Military, Defense, Foreign Policy, NATO, Crisis, Special Operations Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book discusses the issue of the role of women in the military, foreign policy, and peace efforts.
Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This book is a kaleidoscope look at the lives of women who have humbly and tenaciously pushed past bristly beginnings and daunting opposition to improve systems and circumstances for those in their midst. They have defended the innocent, nurtured selflessly, and proceeded graciously, yet fearlessly past what they thought was possible.
Letters to Tiptree
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Alice Sheldon’s birth, and in recognition of the enormous influence of both James Tiptree Jr (Sheldon's pen name) and Sheldon herself on the field, Twelfth Planet Press has published a selection of thoughtful letters written by science fiction and fantasy’s writers, editors, critics and fans to celebrate and recognise her work.
The Big Fat Book of Hillary's Top Ten Accomplishments and Other Cool Stuff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Hillary fan's, it's time to wet your panties and watch your head explode at this great political satire! Conservatives, it's time to rejoice in the truth. Really, she did accomplish something and you'll see what was. This wonderfully funny book, brings her big fat top ten "accomplishments" and other cool stuff to the forefront for all to admire. Democrats this is political satire so deal with it
Memoirs of an Academic Career
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
An expose of the deeply troubling conduct toward women of the academic institutions as they exist in America. Here is an account of the damaging effects to one woman's academic career.
Tots (Dedicated to the A-Team)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Life as an A-cup (Or AAA..is that even on the scale?) in an uncensored and unclassified manner. Do you share similar experiences? Are you able to resonate with the woes of having tiny tots? Whether it be you; your best friend (BFF to be precise); your sister; or your colleague who have cried out “Why me?” “Why do I deserve these molehills?” The A-team deserve a platform to be heard and spoken for!
Evliliğim Harika
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,360. 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.

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