Women in the Academy: Learning From Our Diverse Career by Nichola D. Gutgold,Angela R. Linse,Carmen Twillie

By Nichola D. Gutgold,Angela R. Linse,Carmen Twillie Ambar,Bette L. Bottoms,Diana Bartelli Carlin,Jacqueline Edmondson,Helen Heinrich,Claudine Keenan,Angela Linse,Anne F. Mattina,Mariko Silver,Kala M. Stroup,Stephanie Butler Velegol

This edited assortment examines women’s roles within the academy. statistics exhibit that girls outnumber males in such a lot universities and that women’s pay nonetheless lags at the back of men’s, however the numbers purely trace on the broader tale. This edited assortment fills that hole with the tales of twelve women—from part-time school to varsity presidents—who resolution key questions reminiscent of why they pursued a profession within the academy and the way they dealt with childcare matters and sexism within the office. suggestion, encouragement, and warning are provided to lead these contemplating a occupation within the academy and people already in academe who're pondering approximately their thoughts. This booklet is suggested for burgeoning lady students and for tested students of any gender in women’s reports, gender stories, greater schooling, and verbal exchange experiences.

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Die berufliche Geschlechtersegregation in Deutschland: by Anne Busch

By Anne Busch

​Auf dem deutschen Arbeitsmarkt erweist sich die berufliche Geschlechtersegregation als erstaunlich stabil. Sie gilt zudem als wichtige size sozialer Ungleichheit zwischen Frauen und Männern im Erwerbsleben. Daher bedarf es einer wissenschaftlichen Klärung jener zeitlichen Persistenz sowie der Folgen der Segregation für geschlechtsspezifische Chancendisparitäten. Unter Anwendung verschiedener Theorieperspektiven und neuerer Methoden der Längsschnittanalyse untersucht Anne Busch Ursachen jener Segregation, Mechanismen ihrer Reproduktion im Erwerbsverlauf sowie die Folgen für den "gender pay gap". Wirkungszusammenhänge sucht sie dabei sowohl auf der person- als auch auf der Berufsebene. Die Ergebnisse machen deutlich, dass neben Präferenzen, Humankapital und Institutionen vor allem sozialpsychologische Prozesse der Statusdifferenzierung auf dem Arbeitsmarkt eine wichtige Rolle für Gründe und Folgen der Segregation spielen. Insbesondere kommen offenbar geschlechtlich konnotierte Kompetenz- und Leistungserwartungen zum Tragen, welche einem Abbau der Segregation und ihrer Folgen entgegenstehen.

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Le travail des femmes autrefois: Chroniques jusque dans les by Roger Colombier

By Roger Colombier

Le droit des femmes au travail n'est pas un lengthy fleuve tranquille. Aujourd'hui encore, à qualification égale, le salaire moyen d'une femme est de 21% plus bas que celui d'un homme. Pourtant les femmes ont toujours travaillé, chez elles, dans l. a. France rurale d'autrefois et dans les usines quand l'industrie apparaît. L'auteur montre ici ce lengthy strive against pour leur émancipation.

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Emotions, Politics and War (Interventions) by Linda Åhäll,Thomas Gregory

By Linda Åhäll,Thomas Gregory

A growing variety of students have sought to re-centre feelings in our learn of overseas politics, although an overarching e-book on how feelings subject to the research of politics and warfare is but to be published. This volume is aimed toward filling that hole, continuing from the idea nuanced figuring out of feelings can in basic terms improve our engagement with modern clash and warfare.

Providing a variety of perspectives from a variety of methodological methods at the stipulations, upkeep and interpretation of feelings, the individuals interrogate the a number of ways that feelings functionality and subject to the learn of world politics. hence, the leading edge contribution of this quantity is its particular engagement with the position of feelings and structure of emotional matters in more than a few diverse contexts of politics and conflict, together with the gendered nature of battle and safety; struggle traumas; post-conflict reconstruction; and counterinsurgency operations. 

Looking at how we examine feelings in struggle, why it concerns, and what feelings do in international politics, this quantity may be of curiosity to scholars and students of severe safety stories and diplomacy alike. 

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Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism by Carrie Smith-Prei

By Carrie Smith-Prei

The elevated use of electronic instruments for political activism has prompted heated debates in regards to the effectiveness of electronic campaigns for political swap and feminist motives. whereas technology’s immediacy and transnational succeed in have broadened the aptitude impression of activism, it has, even as, advanced the targets, materiality, and intake of feminist activities.

In Awkward Politics, Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle recommend that awkwardness bargains a way of attractive with twenty-first century feminist activism via accounting for the uncertainty of popfeminist moments and events, its occasionally illegible meanings, impacts, and aesthetics. by means of investigating transnational media starting from popfeminist functionality paintings, track, road activism, blogs, and hashtags to literature, movie, educational concept, and protests, the authors display that viewing activist paintings in the course of the lens of awkwardness can yield a nuanced critique. by means of constructing awkwardness right into a theoretical instrument for intervention, a key suggestion of feminist politics, and a relocating goal, this leading edge learn dramatically alters the ways that we technique activism, its types, events, and results. It additionally indicates a vast diversity of applicability, from social events to the academy.

Breaking new floor throughout the intersections of know-how, consumerism, and the political in popfeminist paintings, Awkward Politics highlights the urgency of feminist politics and activism.

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Out & About - The Emancipated Crossdresser by Lacey Leigh

By Lacey Leigh

Out & approximately is Lacey Leigh's own tale of emancipation instructed in a clean, clever, and funny sort. it's meant to enlighten and inspire closeted crossdressers finally to offload the guilt, disgrace, and denial in order that they may perhaps eventually and completely show themselves in a way in keeping with their internal gender.

Out & approximately comprises particular info on constructing a favorable self picture as a crossdresser and gives the data for the 'secret of shameless procuring' besides easy methods to clarify crossdressing to others. The ebook gains sections at the fundamentals - hair, make-up, jewellery, and foundations - in addition to operating towards complete popularity whereas going out and approximately in safety.

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Bare Branches: The Security Implications of Asia's Surplus by Valerie M. Hudson,Andrea M. den Boer

By Valerie M. Hudson,Andrea M. den Boer

What occurs to a society that has too many males? during this provocative publication, Valerie Hudson and Andrea den Boer argue that, traditionally, excessive male-to-female ratios usually set off family and foreign violence. so much violent crime is devoted via younger single men who lack reliable social bonds. even though there isn't regularly an immediate cause-and-effect dating, those surplus males frequently play a very important position in making violence normal inside of society. Governments occasionally reply to this challenge by means of enlisting younger surplus men in army campaigns and high-risk public works initiatives. nations with excessive male-to-female ratios additionally are inclined to boost authoritarian political systems.Hudson and den Boer recommend that the intercourse ratios of many Asian international locations, quite China and India -- which signify nearly forty percentage of the world's inhabitants -- are being skewed in want of men on a scale that could be extraordinary in human heritage. via offspring intercourse choice (often within the type of sex-selective abortion and feminine infanticide), those nations are buying a disproportionate variety of low-status younger men, referred to as "bare branches" by means of the Chinese.Hudson and den Boer argue that this surplus male inhabitants in Asia's biggest nations threatens family balance and foreign safety. The clients for peace and democracy are dimmed by means of the expansion of naked branches in China and India, and, they retain, the intercourse ratios of those international locations may have worldwide implications within the twenty-first century.

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Women, Urbanization and Sustainability: Practices of by Anita Lacey

By Anita Lacey

This paintings considers the town as a gendered house and examines women’s stories and engagement in either urbanization and sustainability. this kind of concentration deals precise insights into the query of what it capacity for a urban to be sustainable, asking extra how sustainability must paintings with gender and the gendered lives of towns’ population. Vitally, it considers women’s lives in towns and their paintings to forge extra sustainable towns via a large choice of capacity, together with governmental, non-governmental and native grassroots and person efforts in the direction of sustainable city lifestyles. the amount is transnational, supplying case-studies from a variety of urban websites and sustainability efforts. It explores the most important questions corresponding to the gendered nature and women’s reports of present urbanization; the gendered nature of city sustainability pondering and programmes; and native possible choices and resistances to dominant modes of addressing urbanization demanding situations.  

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The Ebony Exodus Project: Why Some Black Women Are Walking by Candace R. M. Gorham

By Candace R. M. Gorham

Black girls are the one so much spiritual demographic within the usa, but they're one of the poorest, least knowledgeable, and least fit teams within the state. Drawing at the author's personal previous event as an evangelical minister and her current paintings as a mundane counselor and researcher, The Ebony Exodus Project makes a right away connection among the church and the plight of black girls. via interviews with African American girls who've left the church, the writer finds the disgrace and agony frequently attributable to the church—and the ensuing happiness, freedom, and experience of goal those girls have felt upon strolling clear of it. This e-book calls on different black ladies to in truth contemplate their courting with faith and demanding situations them to contemplate that maybe the solutions to their difficulties leisure no longer within a church, yet in themselves.

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Sexualité et affects dans la prostitution: Regards croisés by Marina França

By Marina França

Ce livre, écrit à l'issue d'une enquête de plus de dix ans dans le milieu de los angeles prostitution dans les couches populaires du Brésil, milieu qui s'étend jusqu'au Bois de Boulogne à Paris, examine minutieusement les émotions, les impacts des prostituées dans leur travail et dans leur vie privée, leurs pratiques sexuelles, leurs représentations des rapports sociaux de sexe, les liens parfois très citadel qui les unissent à leurs consumers et le poids de l. a. stigmatisation qui les enferme. Sans occulter les difficultés inhérentes au travail du sexe, cette étude permet de prendre moral sense de l. a. dignité de ces femmes et de leurs capacités d'agir. Un livre à méditer.

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