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CyberUnion: Empowering Labor Through Computer Technology

Empowering Labor Through Computer Technology

by Arthur B Shostack

<p>Key players in organized labour in the USA and abroad are busy modernizing their communications and making creative and effective use of computers and other technology. The author of this book argues that the road to CyberUnion has begun and ...

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Cycletherapy

Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

by Elly Blue & Anika Ledlow

<div>Can you pedal your way through everything life throws at you?<BR><BR>Taking on the bicycle as a means of making sense of life and death, contributors write about their experiences on a bicycle, enjoying the little things about everyday ...

ISBN: 9781621062721

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Cycletherapy

Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

by Elly Blue & Anika Ledlow

<div>Can you pedal your way through everything life throws at you?<BR><BR>Taking on the bicycle as a means of making sense of life and death, contributors write about their experiences on a bicycle, enjoying the little things about everyday ...

ISBN: 9781621063605

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Daily Life of Victorian Women

by Lydia Murdoch

<p>Explores the complexities of the lived experiences of Victorian women in the home, the workplace, and the empire as well as the ideals of womanhood and femininity that developed during the 19th century.</p> <p>• Gives extensive attention to ...

ISBN: 9780313384998

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Daisy Miller

A Study in Two Parts

by Henry James

<p>Daisy Miller is an 1878 novella by Henry James. It portrays the confused courtship of the eponymous American girl by Winterbourne, a compatriot of hers with much more sophistication. His pursuit of her is hampered by her own flirtatiousness, ...

ISBN: 1230000306818

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Dalit Women

Honour and Patriarchy in South India

by Clarinda Still

<p>One of the only ethnographic studies of Dalit women, this book gives a rich account of individual Dalit women’s lives and documents a rise in patriarchy in the community. The author argues that as Dalits’ economic and political position ...

ISBN: 9781351588188

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Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads

by Sarah F. Williams

<p>Broadside ballads-folio-sized publications containing verse, a tune indication, and woodcut imagery-related cautionary tales, current events, and simplified myth and history to a wide range of social classes across seventeenth century ...

ISBN: 9781317154891

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Dancing in Paradise, Burning in Hell

Women in Maine's Historic Working Class Dance Industry

by Trudy Irene Scee

<p>An often overlooked segment of Maine (and American) history is the story of women in the working class dance industries. Generally looked upon with a gasp of shock, burlesque and vaudeville dancing, and later taxi dancing and marathon ...

ISBN: 9781608935109

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Danger Mark

by Robert W. Chambers

<p>Idle and overrich New York society folk fill the pages of this novel. The heroine, one of the orphaned Seagrave twins, who has inherited dangerous wealth and more dangerous appetites, is thrust at her d&eacute;but into a world of pleasure ...

ISBN: 1230000414487

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Dangerous Familiars

Representations of Domestic Crime in England, 1550-1700

by Frances E. Dolan

<p>Looking back at images of violence in the popular culture of early modern England, we find that the specter of the murderer loomed most vividly not in the stranger, but in the familiar; and not in the master, husband, or father, but in the ...

ISBN: 9781501707278

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Daughters of Allah

Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan

by Henny Harald Hansen

<p>In 1957, Henny Harald Hansen, the first Danish female anthropologist, was invited to take part in an archaeological expedition to the site of the projected Dokan Dam on the Little Zab river in Northern Iraq. Although her responsibilities were

ISBN: 9781315449821

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Dawning of the Matriarch Society

How the Extinction Rule Was Broken

by Alan Paine

<p>This is Dawning of the Matriarch Society: The Extinction Riddle Solution. All the great nations face a fertility crisis. An enlightened poet comes to tell them why, and that the news gets worse, delivering a bitter cure to a utopian future. ...

ISBN: 9781984517234

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Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865

(Expanded, Annotated)

by Sarah Raymond Herndon

<p>Can you truly visualize today what it meant to cross America's Great Plains in the mid-19th century? It was a wondrous, perilous, oftentimes fatal journey without assurance of a successful life at the other end. Yet tens of thousands made the

ISBN: 1230000895651

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Death in the Shape of a Young Girl

Women's Political Violence in the Red Army Faction

by Patricia Melzer

<p>In the early 1970s, a number of West German left-wing activists took up arms, believing that revolution would lead to social change. In the years to come, the bombings, shootings, kidnappings and bank robberies of the Red Army Faction (RAF) ...

ISBN: 9781479807604

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Deco Body, Deco City

Female Spectacle and Modernity in Mexico City, 1900–1939

by Ageeth Sluis

<p>In the turbulent decades following the Mexican Revolution, Mexico City saw a drastic influx of female migrants seeking escape and protection from the ravages of war in the countryside. While some settled in slums and tenements, where the ...

ISBN: 9780803293908

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Decolonizing Feminisms

Race, Gender, and Empire-building

by Laura E. Donaldson

<p>Donaldson presents new paradigms of interpretation that help to bring the often oppositional stances of First versus Third World and traditional versus postmodern feminism into a more constructive relationship. She situates contemporary ...

ISBN: 9781469639420

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Denying the Comfort Women

The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth

by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim & Akane Onozawa

<p>Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort ...

ISBN: 9781351690638

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Desire and Defiance

A Study of Bengali Women in Love, 1850-1930

by Aparna Bandyopadhyay

Power is the key element of patriarchy; and the other significant element is love. Traditional control over women’s sexuality was rearticulated in the mid-nineteenth century through the ideology of a non-consensual, non-dissoluble conjugality, ...

ISBN: 9788125063834

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Desperate Remedies

by Thomas Hardy

<p>In Desperate Remedies a young woman, Cytherea Graye, is forced by poverty to accept a post as lady's maid to the eccentric Miss Aldclyffe, the woman whom her father had loved but had been unable to marry. Cytherea loves a young architect, ...

ISBN: 1230000301223

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Development of Culture, Welfare States and Women's Employment in Europe

by Birgit Pfau-Effinger

<p>This refreshing volume introduces a theory for explaining cross-national differences in the social practice of women (and men) in the areas of family and employment. This provides a theoretical framework for the ensuing comprehensive ...

ISBN: 9781351944717

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