Books tagged: gender roles

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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).
Pansies
Series: Spires. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 120,980. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Alfie Bell is . . . fine. He’s got a six-figure salary, a penthouse in Canary Wharf, the car he swore he’d buy when he was eighteen, and a bunch of fancy London friends. It’s rough, though, going back to South Shields now that they all know he’s a fully paid-up pansy. It’s the last place he’s expecting to pull.
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.
Kwan Tingui
Series: Science Fiction Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by EuroMark. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Leung Soey desperately needs the gold his wealthy client will pay him to be his personal translator. The gathering Leung Soey will be attending is far from ordinary as, Kwan Dohak is seeking his long lost sister who left the demanding family long ago. With Leung Soey having the knowledge and power required to tip the scales, what choice will Leung Soey make to earn a fortune in gold for himself?
Mabel the Mafioso Dwarf
Price: $3.99 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!
On Globalization: How State Formation Shapes Gender Roles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This manuscript shows how gender plays an important part across the globe, specifically women’s role throughout the United States, Baule, and Tongan society. It displays women’s changing role, to that of men’s, overtime and across geographical locations to better show disparities. Historically women have attended to their families in different ways from that of men.
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
Mabel the Lovelorn Dwarf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Mabel Goldenaxe just doesn’t fit in with the other girl dwarves—and she likes it that way. Dealing with her overbearing family, jealous friends, and deep family secrets, Mabel will have to summon all her strength to conquer her fears and become her own dwarf—lovelorn or otherwise.