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Why So Slow

Author : Virginia Valian
ISBN : 0262720310
Genre : Social Science
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Virginia Valian uses concepts and data from psychology, sociology, economics, and biology to explain the disparity in the professional advancement of men and women. Why do so few women occupy positions of power and prestige? Virginia Valian uses concepts and data from psychology, sociology, economics, and biology to explain the disparity in the professional advancement of men and women. According to Valian, men and women alike have implicit hypotheses about gender differences--gender schemas--that create small sex differences in characteristics, behaviors, perceptions, and evaluations of men and women. Those small imbalances accumulate to advantage men and disadvantage women. The most important consequence of gender schemas for professional life is that men tend to be overrated and women underrated. Valian's goal is to make the invisible factors that retard women's progress visible, so that fair treatment of men and women will be possible. The book makes its case with experimental and observational data from laboratory and field studies of children and adults, and with statistical documentation on men and women in the professions. The many anecdotal examples throughout provide a lively counterpoint.

Australian Wine Industry Competitiveness

Author : Kym Anderson
ISBN : OCLC:1054216597
Genre : International trade
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Despite favourable growing conditions, Australia's production or exports of wine did not become significant until the 1890s. Both grew in the 1920s, but only because of government support. Once that support was removed in the late 1940s, production plateaued and exports diminished: only 2% of wine production was exported during 1975-85. Yet over the next two decades Australia's wine production quadrupled and the share exported rose to two-thirds -- before falling somewhat in the next ten years. This paper explains why it took so long for Australia's production and competitive advantage in wine to emerge, why it took off spectacularly after the mid-1980s and why it fell in the ten years to 2015. It concludes that despite the recent downturn in the industry's fortunes, the country's international competitiveness is now firmly established and commensurate with its ideal wine-growing climate, notwithstanding the likelihood of further boom-slump cycles in the decades ahead.

Slow Death

Author : James Fielder
ISBN : 9780786030279
Genre : True Crime
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The true story of New Mexico’s David Parker Ray is “darkly fascinating . . . a shocker from beginning to end” (Gregg Olsen, New York Times–bestselling author). “Never trust a chained captive.” That was one of the rules David Parker Ray posted on the isolated property near New Mexico’s Elephant Butte Lake where he and his girlfriend, Cynthia Hendy, lived. They called their windowless trailer the “Toy Box.” Over the years they lured countless young women into its chamber of unspeakable pain and horror—and filmed every moment. A Satanist, Ray was the center of a web of sadism, sex slavery, and murder. Authorities suspect he killed more than sixty women. In October 2011, a flood of tips led to a renewed search for the remains of more possible victims. This updated edition of Slow Death reveals all the details, plus the inside story on the controversial movie based on these unforgettable events. “An eye-opening journey into the world of criminal sexual sadism.” —Jim Yontz, deputy district attorney, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes On Earth

Author : Jonny Bowden
ISBN : 9781610581844
Genre : Cooking
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"Jonny and Jeannette have done a wonderful job at marrying healthy, delicious recipes with invaluable (and surprising) nutrition information for each of these hearty slow-cooker recipes."—Alicia Rewega, editor-in-chief of Clean Eating magazine "These convenient, time-saving dishes are delicious, healthy, and easy from prep to clean up!"—Calvin Hurd, publisher of Total Health Online, www.totalhealthmagazine.com "The 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes on Earth is a foolproof guide to cooking flavorful, super satisfying one-pot dishes perfect for any budget or diet. You’ll feel good about eating meals made with the most nutrient-packed ingredients out there—and you’ll savor every bite while getting healthier!"—Nicole Brechka, editor of Better Nutrition Discover how to make mouth-watering, super-healthy, and super-convenient slow-cooked meals! Nationally-known nutritionist Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., and chef Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C., take slow cooking to a whole new level with these easy, nutritious, and deliciously satisfying recipes! The “clean foods team” of Dr. Jonny and Chef Jeannette use wholesome ingredients, such as fresh fruit and vegetables, grass-fed beef, wild-caught fish, and pasture-raised poultry in their recipes. Losing none of the convenience, they skip the high-sodium canned food “products” used in many slow cooker recipes and bring you dishes with both traditional and ethnic flair. Try the Real Deal Beef Stew with Orange and Clove, the Quick Sesame Teriyaki Low-Carb Lettuce Wraps, the Hot and Hearty Red, White, and Blue Crab Dip, or the Gingered Honey Pears with Cinnamon Sticks. Bon appetit!

Too Little Too Slow Why More Must Be Done To Assist Pakistan S Displaced Millions

Author : Arif Azad
ISBN : 9781848146976
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Framing The Race In South Africa

Author : Karen E. Ferree
ISBN : 9781139494762
Genre : Political Science
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Post-apartheid South African elections have borne an unmistakable racial imprint: Africans vote for one set of parties, whites support a different set of parties, and, with few exceptions, there is no crossover voting between groups. These voting tendencies have solidified the dominance of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) over South African politics and turned South African elections into 'racial censuses'. This book explores the political sources of these outcomes. It argues that although the beginnings of these patterns lie in South Africa's past, in the effects apartheid had on voters' beliefs about race and destiny and the reputations parties forged during this period, the endurance of the census reflects the ruling party's ability to use the powers of office to prevent the opposition from evolving away from its apartheid-era party label. By keeping key opposition parties 'white', the ANC has rendered them powerless, solidifying its hold on power in spite of an increasingly restive and dissatisfied electorate.

Slow Dancing Through The Final Years

Author : Bobbi Hart
ISBN : 9781418440602
Genre : Self-Help
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A guide for everyone on the path of personal development, whether a beginner, a trained therapist or workshop leader. Therapy isn't just about letting go of our emotional pain, but also about discovering our true spiritual purpose here on earth. In this handbook you will discover many useful tools to use on your journey. Topics include awareness, activating the biofield using breath and movement - sound - dance - laying on of hands, unfinished business, breaking up tension, experiencing emotions, where to work, evoking emotions, release and integration, God put a Dream in my Heart, common sense, Grail, creating change, discover a different way of life, money matters, marketing, training program, choosing a therapist and further meditations. Author Eva Dillner has plucked the gems from her training with the pioneers in the therapy and personal growth movement in the USA and Europe. A pathfinder, she has been featured in major articles in the local and national press. Life Therapy may well be the psychotherapy of the future. "Just about the most useful tool any therapist could have in their toolkit" Carol Logan, President of the International Association for Kairos Therapy

Okanagan Slow Road

Author : Bernadette McDonald
ISBN : 9781771510363
Genre : Travel
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Explore the bucolic Okanagan Valley of south-central British Columbia with Okanagan Slow Road. A compilation of the best of the region's food, drink, and recreation, the book reveals local culinary secrets: crusty double-baked bread, lavender-infused pepper, seasonal vegetables, dark red cherries, sinfully rich double-cream brie, and farm-fresh eggs with yolks so dark they will startle. And of course, the wines. What would delicious local food be without famous vintages from the unique Okanagan terroir? Although not a definitive guide to Okanagan wines, this book is a personal journey from southern desert wineries with their "big reds" through to the northern Okanagan where crisp whites rule, and includes a list of the many wineries worth visiting. Explore the entire length of the Okanagan Valley, with experiences such as spying a rare canyon wren, cycling the historic Kettle Valley Railroad across heart-stopping trestle bridges or among neatly planted vineyards, hiking through fields of spring flowers, paddling in a protected bay, and climbing on the world-famous gneiss of the Skaha Bluffs. Use the wonderful resource of Okanagan Valley farmers' markets at the back of the book to guide your shopping in the region. Eat local, buy local, cook the food yourself, pair dishes with local vintages, and have a lot of fun in the process. Take your time. Slow down. Taste. Smell. Those are the messages of Okanagan Slow Road.

A View From The Wall

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Absolutely Delicious Slow Cooker Dessert Recipes

Author : Brenda Rosewood
ISBN : PKEY:6610000034475
Genre : Cooking
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Looking For Slow Cooker Dessert Recipes To Make To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth? Here are over 60 slow cooker desserts that you must make and are just perfect for your sweet cravings. If you yearn for yummy desserts like cakes, puddings, apple crisps, cobblers and candies, then these slow cooker recipes are just for you. Benefits of making these slow cooker desserts: The recipes are simple and very delicious.The recipes are wonderfully easy to put together and prepare.The recipes are tasty and much better than pre-made grocery store versions.It makes cooking so convenient as you just set-and-forget the food to concentrate on other things while it cooks.They make the whole house smell amazing as the ingredients infuse slowly and powerfully to ignite your appetite.You come home to sweet and scrumptious meals that are ready as soon you walk through the door. The slow cooker makes it extremely easy to warm up with comfy and fabulous desserts. Let your slow cooker do all the work when it comes to making mouthwatering desserts. Get your copy to enjoy these water-watering recipes

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