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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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'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 ...

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(Un)thinking Citizenship

Feminist Debates in Contemporary South Africa

by Amanda Gouws

<p>The study of citizenship in the context of South Africa implicitly challenges the rights-based democracy in South Africa, while literature regarding women and citizenship has greatly contributed to a new understanding of citizenship. Locally,

ISBN: 9781351963251

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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 man wearing a dress

by Glenn C. Koenig

<p>In today's world of rapid and profound change, how can we make sense of it all? We seem to be grappling with sexism, racism, and the abuse of power at high levels, all at once!<br /> The book starts with a memoir, leading up to the author's ...

ISBN: 9780998583310

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A Rape in the Early Republic

Gender and Legal Culture in an 1806 Virginia Trial

by Alexander Smyth

<p>On January 14, 1806, Sidney Hanson was raped by John Deskins on a rough gravel path in the woods in Tazewell County, Virginia. In the early nineteenth century, trials for rape were rare. Scanty court records typically lacked the detail needed

ISBN: 9780813169538

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A Roof Over My Head, Second Edition

Homeless Women and the Shelter Industry

by Jean Calterone Williams

<p>Based upon extensive ethnographic data, *“A Roof Over My Head”* 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, interviews ...

ISBN: 9781607326151

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A Sentimental Education for the Working Man

The Mexico City Penny Press, 1900-1910

by Robert M. Buffington

<p>In <em>A Sentimental Education for the Working Man</em> 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, ...

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781941293300

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A table for one

A critical reading of singlehood, gender and time

by Kinneret Lahad

<p>Table for one: A critical reading of singlehood, gender and time is the first book to consider the profound relationship between singlehood and time. Drawing on a wide range of cultural resources - including web columns, blogs, advice ...

ISBN: 9781526116369

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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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Abetting Batterers

What Police, Prosecutors, and Courts Aren't Doing to Protect America's Women

by Andrew R. Klein & Jessica L. Klein

<p>Whatever the number, domestic violence victims remain far too many for a preventable crime. More and more victims of intimate partner violence are reaching out to police, prosecutors and judges only to be sorely disappointed, even betrayed. ...

ISBN: 9781442248281

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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

<p>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 course created

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