Author : Caitlin Moran Genre : Humor Publisher : Random House ISBN : 9780091940744 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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1913: Suffragette throws herself under the King's horse. 1969 u Feminists storm Miss World. NOW u Caitlin Moran rewrites The Female Eunuch from a bar stool and demands to know why pants are getting smaller. There's never been a better time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727.
Author : Edwina Dunn Genre : Photography Publisher : Random House ISBN : 9781473529458 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Sixty inspirational women, from many walks of life. All have changed the world in a variety of fields. Among them are politicians and artists, journalists and teachers, engineers and campaigners, fire fighters and film stars. Together they form an arresting gallery of portraits, each one illustrated with original photography by Brigitte Lacombe. Some have led their professions; some have broken new ground for women; some have inspired changes through relentless endeavour. All were chosen for their ambitions and achievements and all tell their stories in their own words. For girls, it can be hard to identify role models in our society. This book will help and inspire women everywhere to realize their hopes and ambitions.
Author : Carolyn W de la L Oulton Genre : Literary Criticism Publisher : Routledge ISBN : 9781351221733 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Contains three early examples of the genre of New Woman writing, each portraying women in ways wholly different to those which had gone before. This title includes "Kith and Kin" (1881), "Miss Brown" and "The Wing of Azrael".
Author : June Melby Benowitz Genre : Social Science Publisher : ABC-CLIO ISBN : 9781440839870 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This two-volume set examines women's contributions to religious and moral development in America, covering individual women, their faith-related organizations, and women's roles and experiences in the broader social and cultural contexts of their times. • Introduces readers to hundreds of women who became leaders within various religious faiths and denominations, including many who founded religious sects and organizations • Provides an understanding of women's developing roles in American religious culture, which continue to the present day • Enables readers to gain an understanding of the broad range of religions, approaches to religion, and attitudes toward religion in the United States • Documents how life's experiences can shape one's spiritual life and future development • Includes a timeline of the issues facing women that marks changing societal attitudes and individual women's accomplishments across history
Author : Carroll D. Osburn Genre : Religion Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers ISBN : 9781725220188 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Contributors Fred A. Bailey Robert F. Hull, Jr. David B. Jackson Earl Lavender Jack P. Lewis Bill Love Rick Marrs Allan McNicol John McRay Michael S. Moore Frederick W. Norris Tom Olbright Carroll D. Osburn Dale Pauls Kathy J. Pulley Charme E. Robarts Gary Selby James Thompson Gerald C. Tiffin Jack W. Vancil James Walters Frank Wheeler John T. Willis Timothy M. Willis Wendell Willis
Author : Susan de-Gaia Genre : Religion Publisher : ABC-CLIO ISBN : 9781440848506 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This reference offers reliable knowledge about women's diverse faith practices throughout history and prehistory, and across cultures. • Offers nearly 300 reference articles by international scholars of religion, women, and history • Provides an overview of the religious experiences of women across time, faiths, and cultures • Devotes sections to particular religious traditions to provide information about the role of women and the feminine devine within those faiths • Presents reference information about the experiences of women within religions • Directs the user to additional resources via suggestions for further reading and an end-of-work bibliography
Author : Jillian M. Duquaine-Watson Genre : Health & Fitness Publisher : ABC-CLIO ISBN : 9781440873775 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Women are more likely than men to experience mood disorders, certain types of cancer, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, arthritis, lupus, and celiac disease. In addition, women face significantly more barriers to health care than men due to a variety of social, economic, political, and environmental factors, including inequality, poverty, legislation, and pollution. Despite this, the field of women's and girls' health remains both understudied and underfunded. Women's Health: Understanding Issues and Influences explores important topics in the field of women's health in the early 21st century, offering readers a comprehensive and informative yet accessible introduction to women's health in the United States. While some topics are unique to women's health, others illustrate how women's health and women's experiences within the U.S. health care system are different from men's, as well as how certain health issues impact women differently than men. Entries have been crafted by a diverse team of contributors with wide-ranging expertise, and each entry features a collection of further readings and cross references to other relevant entries.