Books tagged: gender roles

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Cinderella Boy
Pre-release—available July 2, 2018. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sixteen-year-old Declan is the perfect son . . . except for one tiny issue. When his sister Delia comes home to find him trying on her clothes, he fears her judgment, but she only fears his fashion choices. One quick makeover later, Declan is transformed into Delia’s mysterious cousin Layla and dragged to the party of the year, hosted by Carter, the most popular boy in school.
Kwan Tingui
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Leung Soey, white-haired at the age of 73, desperately needs the gold that a wealthy client from Singapore, Kwan Douhak, will pay him to translate at a very personal gathering. Kwan Douhak seeks his long-lost half-sister. In the center of this meeting, Leung Soey has knowledge and power to tip the scales the way he wants—with a fortune in gold waiting for him, depending on the choice he makes.
To Ride in Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
Sudden flash of moonlight on dark eyes, a swirl of hooded cloak, dark on dark in shadow. Between an eye-blink and the next, nearly soundless, a mere whisper of butter-soft, leather slippers on stone, she was gone. Thus starts the tale of Kasela, with mother, a seer, escaping from the wizard that would kill any male child at birth. "This child must live," Dera's gift had told her - and so it began
Daily LIfe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Feared by settlers and natives alike, the Shawnee tribe have been misunderstood by people throughout history. Who were these conservative people? What was their daily life like? How were their villages organized? This informative book will answer these questions and more in the first volume of the We are Shawnee series.
The Movies of Susanne Bier: a Cohesive Discourse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This book outlines some of the narrative material - structure, characters, contextual elements, and themes - the Danish Director Susanne Bier employed in five of the movies she made between 1999 and 2007, four of them in Denmark (The One And Only, Open Hearts, Brothers, After The Wedding), one in the United States (Things We Lost In The Fire).
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
Pencil Me In: A Trans Perspective in a Gendered World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Michael Eric Brown shares not only his personal life as a transgender man, but he also talks candidly about gender roles and societal expectations. Approaching the subjects with frankness and occasional humor, he shares his experiences as well as those of countless others in the transgender community in order to communicate openly what it means to be a transgender individual in today’s society.
The Mask of Professionalism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Who are you at work? How much of a difference does this make to your personal life? For some, that distinction is made for them.
Mabel the Mafioso Dwarf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
New family, new friends, a run in with the mafia . . . and Mabel thought dating was hard!
Explore Your Career Identity: A Women's Workbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / career development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
Women-specific issues can be found in career development due to changing social trends, the socialisation of girls, and home/work role conflict. This workbook explores how career theory relates specifically to women's issues. The exercises help women understand what makes them ‘tick’ in terms of their career development so that they can make optimal decisions for their future success and happiness