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How women should ride by C Pseud De Hurst

By C Pseud De Hurst

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Women in Midlife by Grace Baruch

By Grace Baruch

The examine of ladies In Midlife GRACE ok. BARUCH AND JEANNE BROOKS-GUNN to explain the center years-that fairly lengthy span while one is neither younger nor old-as a missed interval may perhaps now not be exact, given present medical and well known curiosity in grownup improvement and getting older. yet midlife continues to be too usually noticeable only as a type of staging zone as a way to previous age, while one gathers one's forces and attempts to replenish on assets-health, cash, relationships-that can be wanted for the trials of the final part of lifestyles. the center years were characterised extra as a transition interval than as a time of progress, delight, and creativity. As this quantity will convey, even supposing midlife isn't with no its problems, it's, for plenty of girls, a time of unforeseen excitement, even strength. significant issues A significant subject of this quantity is the effect of social swap. The effect of monetary stipulations, of ideology, of the normative timing of such lifestyles occasions as age of marriage and childbearing, are addressed in lots of chapters from hlany varied views. Social adjustments are proven to have either unfavorable and confident effects. at the nega­ tive facet, for instance, the intercourse differential in existence expectancy is a biosocial phenomenon that vastly restricts the supply of sexual partners-or, extra accurately, heterosexual partners-for older women.

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Serving Crazy with Curry: A Novel by Amulya Malladi

By Amulya Malladi

Among the pressures to marry and develop into a conventional Indian spouse and the humiliation of wasting her activity in Silicon Valley, Devi is at the edge–where the one approach out appears to be like to leap. . . .

Yet Devi’s plans to “end it all” fall brief while she is kept by means of the final individual she desires to see: her mom. compelled to maneuver in together with her mom and dad till she recovers, Devi refuses to talk. as a substitute, she chefs . . . nonstop. and never the standard fare, yet off the wall twists on Indian classics, like blueberry curry chook or Cajun prawn biryani. Now relatives nutrition are not any longer responsibilities. Devi’s mom and dad, her sister, and her brother-in-law can’t get enough–and they by surprise locate their lives taking turns as amazing because the impromptu creations Devi whips up within the kitchen every one evening. Then a stranger seems to be instantly. Devi, it sounds as if, had a secret–one that touches many a nerve in her tightly wound kinfolk. although exposing a few shattering truths, the key also will assemble them again jointly in methods they by no means dreamed possible.

Interspersed with mouthwatering recipes, this tale mixes humor, heat, and leap-off-the-page characters right into a wealthy stew of a unique that unearths a woman’s fight for recognition from her kin and herself.

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Becoming an Engineer in Public Universities: Pathways for by Kathryn M. Borman, Rhoda H. Halperin, Will Tyson

By Kathryn M. Borman, Rhoda H. Halperin, Will Tyson

In accordance with examine carried out in a three-year, mixed-method, multi-site nationwide technological know-how starting place, technology, expertise, Engineering and arithmetic expertise enlargement application (STEP) undertaking, this ebook deals a finished investigate how engineering division tradition and weather affects the winning retention of lady and under-represented minority students. The editors offer worthy perception into how engineering courses help girl and minority scholars and what techniques scholars hire to effectively entire engineering courses, whereas additionally addressing guidelines and practices that might top serve engineers within the twenty first century.  

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Women in Islam: Reflections on Historical and Contemporary by Terence Lovat (auth.), Terence Lovat (eds.)

By Terence Lovat (auth.), Terence Lovat (eds.)

The function of ladies in Islamic societies, let alone within the faith itself, is a defining factor. it's also one who continues to be immune to common dogma, with quite a lot of responses to women’s social roles around the Islamic international. Reflecting this heterogeneity, the editor of this quantity has assembled the newest learn at the factor, which mixes modern with historic info.

The fabric comes from world wide in addition to from Muslim and non-Muslim researchers. It takes in paintings from majority Muslim countries resembling Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestine, Tunisia and Turkey, in addition to international locations with interfaith relatives similar to India and Israel. international locations with minority Muslim populations corresponding to France, the united kingdom, Canada and Australia, also are represented. The paintings additionally gains various Islamic sub-groups similar to the 2 major ones, Sunni and Shi’a, in addition to much less renowned populations resembling the Ismaili Muslims. In each one case, the paintings is underpinned via the very most modern socio-theological insights and empirical data.

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Shailene Woodley. Divergent's Daring Star by Heather E. Schwartz

By Heather E. Schwartz

You most likely be aware of Shailene Woodley because the fearless, black-clad heroine Tris from Divergent. yet were you aware that she:

• was once clinically determined with scoliosis, a curvature of the backbone, as a freshman in highschool?

• cofounded the nonprofit All It Takes, a firm devoted to giving children instruments to make a distinction and alter the realm?

• could sometime prefer to run an natural farm and convey cheap nutrition for low-income households?

Want to understand extra concerning the lifetime of this green actress? learn directly to research all approximately Shailene's youth, route to stardom, ardour for environmentalism, and extra!

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Sisters of the Extreme: Women Writing on the Drug Experience

Author note: ahead via Antonio Escohotado
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An anthology of writings by way of the most influential girls in heritage at the frequently misunderstood and misrepresented woman drug experience.

With nice honesty, bravery, and frankness, girls from different backgrounds write approximately their drug experiences.

Women were experimenting with medicinal drugs considering the fact that prehistoric occasions, and but released money owed in their perspectives at the drug event were relegated to both antiseptic sociological experiences or sensationalized tales splashed around the tabloids. The media has given us an everlasting, yet erroneous, stereotype of a feminine drug consumer: passive, addicted, exploited, degraded, promiscuous. however the decisions during this anthology--penned by means of such recognized names as Billie vacation, Anais Nin, Maya Angelou, and Carrie Fisher--show us that the true reviews of girls are whatever yet stereotypical.

Sisters of the Extreme presents us with writings via girls from diversified occupations and backgrounds, from prostitute to general practitioner, who via their use of substances dared pass the bounds set through society--often doing so with the desire of increasing themselves and their imaginative and prescient of the area. even if with LSD, peyote, cocaine, heroine, MDMA, or marijuana, those ladies have sought to arrive, via their experimentation, different degrees of recognition. occasionally their quests have introduced unforeseen rewards, different instances nice ache and misfortune. yet anywhere their journeys have left them, those girls have lived courageously--if occasionally dangerously--and written approximately their trips eloquently.

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Women in Medicine: An Encyclopedia by Laura Windsor

By Laura Windsor

Girls in drugs: An Encyclopedia tells the hidden historical past of therapeutic practitioners. due to the fact precedent days, and in each human society, ladies have performed a severe, if unheralded, function within the perform and growth of the clinical arts and sciences. From the eleventh century German nun Hildegarde of Bingen to early twentieth century radiology pioneer Marie Curie to arguable healthcare professional basic Jocelyn Elders, ladies in drugs portrays the struggles, the talents, the technology, and the inspiring tales of greater than two hundred of history's nice ladies physicians and scientific researchers.
Not only a biographical compendium, girls in medication additionally comprises entries at the key universities, institutes, and foundations of this illustrious heritage. Chock filled with specified illustrations and entire with vast bibliography and index, this one quantity encyclopedia is the main complete and obtainable reference paintings at the background of girls in medication. A needs to purchase for any library seeking to around out its women's historical past or heritage of technology reference shelf.

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Strange Music by Laura Fish

By Laura Fish

In Laura Fish's bold and fascinating novel, 3 very diversified girls fight for freedom. whereas Elizabeth Barrett Browning is restrained to mattress, chafing opposed to the limit of her medical professionals and writing poetry and fretful letters, at her family's Jamaican property Kaydia, the Creole housekeeper attempts to guard her daughter from their predatory grasp and a lately freed black slave, Sheba, mourns the lack of her lover. As Elizabeth, a passionate abolitionist, struggles to return to phrases with the resource of her wealth and privilege either Sheba and Kydia struggle to flee a sad prior which turns out ever current. The ensuing novel is a rare evocation of the darkish part of the nineteenth-century that's either scary and finally redeeming.

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