Books tagged: womens studies

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Rebecca Traister’s All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Pregnancy and childbirth, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change.
For Women Only
Price: Free! Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Instructions in marriage, family, and service for Christian women by an aged woman.
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Ananda Gurukula Publishing. 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
Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers
Price: $3.99 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.
American Woman The Poll Dance: Women and Voting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In American Woman, Kimberley A. Johnson shows the impact voting - or not voting - can make. In a narrative that combines the history of the women's rights movement, personal recollections and news headlines, American Woman speaks not only to women, but to all those who cherish our democracy. It is a clarion call to arms and the weapon is your vote.
Talking Back: Voices of Color
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Red Letter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A dynamic anthology featuring voices of youth, political prisoners, feminists, immigrants and history-makers. Introduction by poet Nellie Wong. "A rainbow of radical authors writing on many of the critical issues of today -- education, racism, healthcare, LGBT, immigration, the penal system, feminism... This book is a treasure."--James Wright, Black scholar, unionist, former civil rights organizer
Blue Talk and Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Blue Talk and Love tells the stories of girls and women of color navigating the moods and mazes of urban daily life. Set in various enclaves of New York City — including the middle-class Hamilton Heights section of Harlem, the black queer social world of the West Village, the Spanish-speaking borderland between Harlem and Washington Heights, and historic Tin Pan Alley — the collection uses magic r
New Blood, Femspec v. 8
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
New day, new start, new job. Lots of possibilities. Serena’s was a “New Blood” appointment advertised (in England) to fill posts hitherto occupied by much older people on the edge of retirement or those edged out into retirement by what is termed Voluntary Severance.
The Tao of Women
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by GreenDragonBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
For centuries women have remained quiet, suppressed by society. Yet in their silence a singing can be heard, celebrating their truths. In The Tao of Women, female voices speak out. Finally, the wisdom of Taoist philosophy is linked with the deep and mysterious wisdom of women. Written by Pamela K. Metz and Jacqueline Tobin.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Riveting first-hand accounts from widows in seven African countries, many young with young children, exposing their desperate circumstances and courage. 'In tune with the African way of telling stories. Once I started reading, it was hard to put down.' From the Introduction by Emily Onyango of Kenya.