Books tagged: feminist issues

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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.
Carmen y Cuba
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 620. Language: Spanish. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Libro multimédia que cuenta tres décadas de historia de los personajes en menos de 500 palabras. Los links de Soundcloud y Youtube completan la historia.
Bella Despierta
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: Spanish. Published: May 25, 2014 by Palm Hearts. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
La bella durmiente sólo despertará con un beso de amor verdadero. Sin embargo, un amor capaz de tal azaña no es común y no viene sin un precio. Dormida la bella sólo tiene un problema, pero despierta...
C'est La Vie
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Behind closed doors, all may not be as it seems. With the Arc de Triomphe and the avenues radiating from it in a circle as leit motif for the choices made in life, we look into the lives of fourteen women and two men as they are used, abused and undermined by words, deeds and circumstances.