Category: Women

  • Taming the To-Do List: How to Choose Your Best Work Every by Glynnis Whitwer

    By Glynnis Whitwer

    Ever simply want the area could cease for an afternoon so that you may seize up?

    No subject how a lot we accomplish in an afternoon, we almost always consider a bit guilt over what we didn't do. yet will we quite have extra to do than the ladies who got here earlier than us? might be not.

    In Taming the To-Do record, Glynnis Whitwer exposes a seismic shift in society: from one during which so much people have been proactive to at least one during which we stock the load of getting to respond--to each e-mail, textual content, tweet, and message we obtain. This creates a cycle the place all people else units the priorities for our days instead of us directing our personal lives. the outcome? We procrastinate, casting off the real stuff for later whereas we have a tendency to the "urgent" stuff correct now.

    It's time to take again your time table! able to tame that to-do record? This publication exhibits you ways.
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  • Dazzling Women Designers by Jill Bryant

    By Jill Bryant

    The paintings of ladies designers touches every thing of our lives. within the Nineteen Twenties British furnishings fashion designer and architect Eileen grey built rules for houses that also look glossy this present day. From chairs made up of metal tubes to bare-basic rooms, she created a wholly new glance. American Suzanne E. Vanderbilt used to be one of many first ladies to layout automobiles for basic cars. fashion designer of towns Jane Jacobs brought on controversy within the Sixties together with her crusade opposed to a brand new York throughway that revolutionized the best way we comprehend city existence. And fashion designer Ritu Kumar, referred to as "the grand girl of Indian fashion," is well known for bringing the attractive culture of embroidery to fashionable clothes.The different designers profiled during this inspiring assortment are panorama architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, roboticist Cynthia Breazeal, dress dressmaker Eiko Ishioka, inside fashion designer Aissa Dione, designer Vera Wang, and architect Zaha Hadid. via together with designers who're loved ones names to boot as...

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  • It's a Guy Thing: A Owner's Manual for Women by David Deida

    By David Deida

    In keeping with questions from girls who've attended writer David Deida's hugely acclaimed relationships seminars, this must-have ebook places male habit lower than the microscope. integrated are chapters on intercourse, paintings, relationships and communique. Interspersed all through are sidebars that make clear the numerous faces of fellows and aid girls seize what makes them act the way in which they do.
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  • Free Hearts and Free Homes: Gender and American Antislavery by Michael D. Pierson

    By Michael D. Pierson

    Via exploring the intersection of gender and politics within the antebellum North, Michael Pierson examines how antislavery political events capitalized at the rising relatives practices and ideologies that observed the marketplace revolution.From the delivery of the freedom celebration in 1840 during the election of Republican Abraham Lincoln in 1860, antislavery events celebrated the social practices of modernizing northern households. In an period of social alterations, they attacked their Democratic foes as defenders of an older, much less egalitarian patriarchal international. In methods not often prior to visible in American politics, Pierson says, antebellum citizens may well choose from events that articulated diverse visions of right family members lifestyles and gender roles.By exploring the methods John and Jessie Benton Fr?€?mont and Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln have been awarded to electorate as potential First households, and through interpreting the writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Lydia Maria baby, and different antislavery ladies, unfastened Hearts and loose houses rediscovers how an important gender ideologies have been to American politics at the eve of the Civil struggle.
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  • Photographing Women: 1000 Poses by Eliot Siegel

    By Eliot Siegel

    Beneficial properties over 1,000 photographs particularly chosen to motivate you and support extend your creativity.
    Photographs and poses are positioned in context, explaining why they do (or occasionally don’t) paintings. a range of poses gains an accompanying lighting fixtures diagram, giving a transparent knowing of the way the photograph used to be made.

    Photographing girls: one thousand Poses-P2P
    ISBN: 0321814339 | English | 320 pages | EPUB | 26 MB
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  • Havana Dreams: A Story of a Cuban Family by Wendy Gimbel

    By Wendy Gimbel

    A desirable, powerfully evocative tale of 4 generations of Cuban ladies, via whose lives the writer illuminates a shiny picture--both own and historical--of Cuba in our century.

    "When i would like to learn a culture," writes Wendy Gimbel in her prologue, "I take heed to tales approximately households, sensing of their contours the substance of bigger mysteries." and definitely within the Revuelta kinfolk she has came upon a resource of either secret and revelation.

    At its middle is Naty: born in 1925, knowledgeable within the usa, a socialite throughout the Batista period, who after marriage to a admired health care professional and the beginning of a daughter grew to become intoxicated with Castro and his revolution (here, released for the 1st time, are the letters they exchanged whereas he used to be in jail). notwithstanding her husband and daughter immigrated to the U.S. after Castro's victory, Naty remained in Cuba to elevate her moment baby, Castro's unacknowledged daughter, simply to be eventually faced via his dismissive, withering judgment: "Naty ignored the train." Her daughters, one among whom settles good into existence in the US, whereas the opposite by no means recovers from her father's intransigent repudiation of her; her granddaughter, who Naty desperately believes will go back to Cuba when--not if--Castro is faraway from the island; and her mom, an unregenerate reactionary: those are the lives that whole this impressive story.

    Each of the ladies is irrevocably marked with part of the island's bad and poignant story, and Wendy Gimbel has created a wealthy and severe narrative in their lives and occasions. Havana Dreams leaves us with an indelible impact of familial legal responsibility and illicit love; of the heady yet doomed romanticism of revolution; and of the profound outcomes of Cuba's modern heritage for the standard and such a lot intimate lives of its humans.
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  • Mentoring Strategies To Facilitate the Advancement of Women by Kerry K. Karukstis, Bridget L. Gourley, Miriam Rossi, and

    By Kerry K. Karukstis, Bridget L. Gourley, Miriam Rossi, and Laura L. Wright (Eds.)


    content material: 1. a short SYNOPSIS OF quantity HIGHLIGHTS; KERRY okay. KARUKSTIS; projects on the INSTITUTIONAL point; 2. FACILITATING THE development OF the subsequent iteration of ladies school: girl GRADUATE scholars AND POSTDOCTORAL affiliates; SHANNON WATT; three. ADAPTING MENTORING courses TO THE LIBERAL ARTS collage atmosphere; KRISTIN M. FOX, CATHERINE WHITE BERHEIDE, KIMBERLEY A. FREDERICK, AND BRENDA JOHNSON; four. preliminary affects OF AN NSF ADVANCE-IT AWARD TO RUTGERS college FROM the perspective OF THE CAMDEN CAMPUS; G. A. ARBUCKLE-KEIL AND D. VALENTINE; five. MENTORING PATHWAYS; TONI ALEXANDER, DONNA L. SOLLIE, VICTORIA R. BROWN, DAYDRIE HAGUE, OVERTOUN JENDA, ALICE E. SMITH, DANIEL J. SVYANTEC, AND MARIE W. WOOTEN; INSTITUTIONAL AND INTERINSTITUTIONAL tasks; 6. MENTORING projects FOR TWO-YEAR collage school; KERRY ok. KARUKSTIS; 7. help FROM ACADEME: picking out DEPARTMENTAL AND INSTITUTIONAL assets, regulations, AND INFRASTRUCTURE TO aid SENIOR ladies STEM school; RUTH BEESTON, JILL GRANGER, DARLENE LOPRETE, LESLIE LYONS, AND CAROL ANN MIDERSKI; eight. WHY DOES MENTORING END?; CINDY BLAHA, AMY malicious program, ANNE COX, LINDA FRITZ, AND BARBARA WHITTEN; nine. girls CHEMISTS internet: development power via CONNECTIONS; CAROL ANN MIDERSKI; nationwide tasks; 10. improvement OF A HORIZONTAL PEER MENTORING community FOR SENIOR ladies CHEMISTS AND PHYSICISTS AT LIBERAL ARTS schools; KERRY KARUKSTIS, BRIDGET GOURLEY, MIRIAM ROSSI, LAURA WRIGHT, AND ANNE-BARRIE HUNTER; eleven. selling MENTORING between AND for girls IN CHEMISTRY: THE studies OF trainer; JEAN STOCKARD, JESSICA GREENE, PRISCILLA LEWIS, AND GERALDINE RICHMOND; ideas for people; 12. INTEGRATING paintings AND a private existence: facets OF TIME AND pressure administration FOR SENIOR girls technological know-how school; JULIE T. MILLARD AND NANCY S. turbines; thirteen. bettering YOUR specialist PRESENCE; JULIE T. MILLARD; INDEXES; writer INDEX; topic INDEX
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  • The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson

    By Jeanette Winterson

    A superbly atmospheric, intricating woven, magical modern day story of the Pendle Witches. The animosity and anger betwen the accused and the accusers -- which tore the group aside within the 17th century -- remains to be going robust today.

    The animosity and anger among the accused and the accusers -- which tore the group aside within the 17th century -- continues to be going robust today. a pair visit Pendle and the girl is stuck up within the legend that has haunted the realm for hundreds of years.
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