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"I wish to keep a record"

Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and Their World

by Gail Campbell

<P>Nineteenth-century New Brunswick society was dominated by white, Protestant, Anglophone men. Yet, during this time of state formation in Canada, women increasingly helped to define and shape a provincial outlook.</P><I> <P>I wish to keep a ...

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'Boy Wanted'

A Book of Cheerful Counsel (Illustrations)

by Nixon Waterman

<p>In presenting this book of cheerful counsel to his youthful friends, and such of the seniors as are not too old to accept a bit of friendly admonition, the author desires to offer a word of explanation regarding the history of the making of ...

ISBN: 1230000276073

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'Brothers' or Others?: Propriety and Gender for Muslim Arab Sudanese in Egypt

by Fabos, Anita

<p> Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a ...

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'Designing Women'

Gender and the Architectural Profession

by Annmarie Adams & Peta Tancred

<P>Historically, the contributions of women architects to their profession have been minimized or overlooked. <EM>'Designing Women'</EM> explores the tension that has existed between the architectural profession and its women members. It ...

ISBN: 9781442654211

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(Universal/University) 'ethics' with Kant, Hume, Hegel, Rousseau et al.?

A critical investigation into the 'thinking' and 'presentation' of white, male philosophers to students in Austria up to now (and forthcoming 2010)?

by Georg Schilling

Document from the year 2009 in the subject Women Studies / Gender Studies, University of Vienna (Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Menschenrechte), course: 'Ich kenne Kant ...'? - 'Quality' Management and Business 'Ethics' with KANT et al?, ...

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A Feminist Manifesto for Education

by Miriam E. David

The idea that gender equality in education has been achieved is now a staple of public debate. As a result, educational policies and practices often do not deal explicitly with gender issues, such as sexual abuse, harassment or violence. ...

ISBN: 9781509504305

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A Great Rural Sisterhood

Madge Robertson Watt and the ACWW

by Linda M. Ambrose

<p>As the founding president of the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW), Madge Robertson Watt (1868–1948) turned imperialism on its head. During the First World War, Watt imported the “made-in-Canada” concept of Women’s Institutes – ...

ISBN: 9781442669024

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A Look Inside the Male Mind: What Men Really Think about Women

by Timur Kustarev

<p data-version='1.1'>Sometimes, a superficial view of things can be no different than an outright lie because that is exactly how preconceived notions take root. Are there many such preconceived notions existing in relationships between men and

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A Roof Over My Head, Second Edition

Homeless Women and the Shelter Industry

by Jean Calterone Williams

<div> <p>Based upon extensive ethnographic data, <i>“A Roof Over My Head”</i> examines the lives of homeless women who cope with domestic violence, low-income housing shortages, and poverty. The author draws upon interviews with homeless women, ...

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A Sentimental Education for the Working Man

The Mexico City Penny Press, 1900-1910

by Robert M. Buffington

<div>In <I>A Sentimental Education for the Working Man</I> Robert Buffington reconstructs the complex, shifting, and contradictory ideas about working-class masculinity in early twentieth-century Mexico City. He argues that from 1900 to 1910, ...

ISBN: 9780822375579

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A Single Guy's Guide to Predatory Women (Vol. 1, Lipstick and War Crimes Series)

Navigating Survival, Heart Break and the Media Matrix

by Ray Songtree

<p>Vol. 1 of the Lipstick and War Crimes Series, male student edition is called <em>A Single Guy's Guide to Predatory Women</em>, and is the mirror edition of <em>A Thinking Girl's Guide to Sexual Identity.</em> This edition is the opposite of ...

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A Venetian Island: Environment, History and Change in Burano

by Sciama, Lidia

<p> Since the extensive floods of 1966, inhabitants of Venice's laguna areas have come to share in, and reflect upon, concerns over pressing environmental problems. Evidence of damage caused by industrial pollution has contributed to the need ...

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects

by Mary Wollstonecraft

Written against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Vindication of the Rights of Women is considered the original template and treatise for feminism, arguing against a perspective that women had only to be educated on domestic subjects put ...

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A Week in the Woods with Family: Letters from an Author in Cottage Country

by Giselle Renarde

<p>What happens when five completely mature adults spend a week together at a cottage? No, it’s not the plot of a family comedy, dramedy, or reality show. It’s the situation you’ll see played out before your very eyes in “A Week in the Woods ...

ISBN: 9781311284679

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About Whoever

by Karen Sinclair

<p>About Whoever: the Social Imprint on Identity and Orientation, by Karen Sinclair,is insightful, compelling analysis that puts contemporary sexuality on the social analyst’s couch. Experiences of real people, influences of history, culture, ...

ISBN: 9780981450513

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Absent Mother God of the West

A Kali Lover's Journey into Christianity and Judaism

by Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

<span><span>This book about the missing Divine Feminine in Christianity and Judaism chronicles a personal as well as an academic quest of an Indian woman who grew up with Kali and myriad other goddesses. It is born out of a women's studies ...

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Adventures in Kate Bush and Theory

by Deborah M. Withers

Adventures in Kate Bush and Theory presents Kate Bush as you have never seen her before. Here is the polymorphously perverse Kate, the witchy Kate, the queer Kate; the Kate who moves beyond the mime. Through in-depth readings of the often ...

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African Women Under Fire

Literary Discourses in War and Conflict

by Pauline Ada Uwakweh, E?milie Diouf, Moussa Issifou & others

<span><span>African writers and literary critics must account for the changing political terrain and how these contribute to creating new sources of conflicts and aggression toward women. This book brings insight and scholarly breadth to the ...

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Against Machismo: Young Adult Voices in Mexico City

by Ramirez, Josue

<p> Based on fieldwork conducted among middle-class university students primarily at the national university (UNAM) in Mexico City, this study explores gender relations as reflected in the words macho and machismo. The author concludes that the

ISBN: 9781845458850

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Against the Grain

Couples, Gender, and the Reframing of Parenting

by Gillian Ranson

<p>Drawing on findings from interviews done with 32 families living in cities across Canada, Ranson challenges dominant understandings of mothering and fathering by looking closely at how couples who have opted for less traditional divisions of ...

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