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America S Women

Author : Gail Collins
ISBN : 0060959819
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces the history of women in America, from the female settlers who vanished with Roanoke, to the feminists of the civil rights movement, to the twenty-first century, noting the societal and political rules that influenced fashion, attitudes, education, sex, health, and work. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

Gidgets And Women Warriors

Author : Catherine Gourley
ISBN : 9780822568056
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the symbols that defined perceptions of women during the 1950s and 1960s and how they changed women's role in society.

Gender And Political Communication In America

Author : Janis L. Edwards
ISBN : 9780739131091
Genre : Political Science
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At a time when presidential campaigns are shaped to appeal to women voters, when masculinity constructs impinge on wartime leaders, and when the United States appears to move towards the possibility of a woman president, it is vital that communication scholarship addresses the issue of gender and politics in a comprehensive manner. Gender and Political Communication in America: Rhetoric, Representation, and Display takes on this challenge, as it investigates, from a rhetorical and critical standpoint, the intersection and mutual influences of gender and political communication as they are realized in the nation's political discourse. Representing some of the leading investigators on gender and political communication, as well as emerging scholars, the volume's contributors update and interrogate contemporary issues of gendered politics applicable to the 21st century, including the historic 2008 election. Through their original research, the contributors offer critical examinations of the impact of salient theories and models of gender studies as they relate to historical and contemporary roles and practices in the political sphere. Gender and Political Communication in America's broad and diverse engagement with the subject matter makes it a must-read for those interested in women's studies and political communication.

Historical And Archaeological Perspectives On Gender Transformations

Author : Suzanne M. Spencer-Wood
ISBN : 9781461448631
Genre : Social Science
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In many facets of Western culture, including archaeology, there remains a legacy of perceiving gender divisions as natural, innate, and biological in origin. This belief follows that men are naturally pre-disposed to public, intellectual pursuits, while women are innately designed to care for the home and take care of children. In the interpretation of material culture, accepted notions of gender roles are often applied to new findings: the dichotomy between the domestic sphere of women and the public sphere of men can color interpretations of new materials. In this innovative volume, the contributors focus explicitly on analyzing the materiality of historic changes in the domestic sphere around the world. Combining a global scope with great temporal depth, chapters in the volume explore how gender ideologies, identities, relationships, power dynamics, and practices were materially changed in the past, thus showing how they could be changed in the future.

Our Grandchildren Redesigned

Author : Michael Bess
ISBN : 9780807052174
Genre : Medical
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In this important and timely book, prize-winning historian Michael Bess provides a clear, nontechnical overview of cutting-edge biotechnology and paints a vivid portrait of a near-future society in which bioenhancement has become a part of everyday life. He surveys the ethical questions raised by the enhancement enterprise and explores the space for human agency in dealing with the challenges that these technologies will present. -- Provided by publisher.

Business Week

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Tess Of The D Ubervilles Arabic Edition

Author : Thomas Hardy
ISBN : 1532792093
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A Millennium Of Classical Persian Poetry

Author : Wheeler McIntosh Thackston
ISBN : 0936347503
Genre : Poetry
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A Millennium of Classical Persian Poetry is designed to introduce students of Pesian to the richness of the classical poetic legacy. The Persian metrical system and poetic forms are explained, and selections are given from the works of all major poets, from Rudaki in the tenth century to Bahar in the twentieth, with annotations of difficult grammatical constructions and unfamiliar allusions. Highlights include poetry by Firdawsi, Farrukhi, Anvari, Khaqani, Nizami, Attar, Rumi, Sa'di, Hafiz, Jami, Sa'ib, and a host of lesser-known poets. A full Persian-English vocabulary is included.

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