Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide

By Linda Babcock, Sara Laschever

When Linda Babcock requested why such a lot of male graduate scholars have been educating their very own classes and so much lady scholars have been assigned as assistants, her dean acknowledged: "More males ask. the ladies simply do not ask." It seems that whether or not they wish greater salaries or extra support at domestic, girls usually locate it tough to invite. occasionally they do not know that fluctuate is possible--they have no idea that they could ask. occasionally they worry that asking could harm a dating. and occasionally they do not ask simply because they have discovered that society can react badly to ladies saying their very own wishes and wishes.

By the limitations conserving ladies again and the social forces constraining them, Women do not Ask indicates ladies easy methods to reframe their interactions and extra adequately overview their possibilities. It teaches them easy methods to ask for what they wish in ways in which suppose cozy and attainable, bearing in mind the influence of asking on their relationships. And it teaches we all the best way to realize the ways that our associations, child-rearing practices, and unstated assumptions perpetuate inequalities--inequalities that aren't purely essentially unfair but additionally inefficient and economically unsound.

With women's growth towards complete fiscal and social equality stalled, women's lives turning into more and more advanced, and the buildings of companies altering, the power to barter is not any longer a luxurious yet a need. Drawing on study in psychology, sociology, economics, and organizational habit in addition to dozens of interviews with women and men from all walks of existence, Women do not Ask is the 1st ebook to spot the dramatic distinction among women and men of their propensity to barter for what they need. It tells girls tips on how to ask, and why they should.

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Writing African American Women: An Encyclopedia of Literature by and about Women of Color, Volumes 1-2

By Elizabeth A. Beaulieu

Girls have had a posh adventure in African American tradition. the 1st paintings of its type, this encyclopedia methods African American literature from a Women's reviews viewpoint. whereas Yolanda Williams Page's Encyclopedia of African American ladies Writers offers biographical entries on greater than one hundred fifty literary figures, this publication is way broader in scope. incorporated are a number of hundred alphabetically prepared entries on African American girls writers, in addition to on male writers who've taken care of ladies of their works. Entries on genres, sessions, issues, characters, old occasions, texts, areas, and different issues are incorporated in addition. each one access is written by way of knowledgeable contributor and relates its topic to the final event of girls in African American literature. Entries cite works for additional analyzing, and the encyclopedia closes with a specific, basic bibliography.

African American tradition is greatly diversified, and the adventure of girls in African American society is principally complicated. girls have been one of the first African American writers, and works by means of black ladies writers are renowned between scholars and common readers alike. even as, African American ladies were oppressed, and texts through black male authors characterize girls in a number of methods. the 1st of its style, this encyclopedia ways African American literature from a Women's experiences viewpoint, and hence considerably illuminates the African American cultural event via literary works.
Included are numerous hundred alphabetically prepared entries, written via quite a few professional participants. as well as masking female and male African American authors, the encyclopedia additionally discusses issues, significant works and characters, genres, classes, historic occasions, areas, and different topics.

Included are entries on such authors as:

; Maya Angelou

; James Baldwin

; Frederick Douglass

; Nikki Giovanni

; June Jordan

; Claude McKay

; Ishmael Reed

; Sojourner Truth

; Phillis Wheatley

; and lots of others.

In addition, the numerous works mentioned include:

; Beloved

; Blanche at the Lam

; Iknow Why the Caged chicken Sing

; The males of Brewster Place

; Quicksand

; The Street

; Waiting to Exhale

; and plenty of more.

The many topical entries cover:

; Black Feminism

; Black Nationalism

; Conjuring

; Children's and younger grownup Literature

; Detective Fiction

; Epistolary Novel

; Motherhood

; Sexuality

; Spirituality

; Stereotypes

; and lots of others.

Entries relate their themes to the adventure of African American girls and cite works for extra reading.

Features and Benefits:

; comprises enormous quantities of alphabetically prepared entries.

; attracts at the paintings of various specialist contributors.

; features a chosen, basic bibliography.

; bargains various discovering aids, equivalent to an inventory of entries, a consultant to comparable subject matters, and an intensive index.

; helps the literature curriculum via aiding scholars learn significant writers and works.

; helps the social stories curriculum via assisting scholars use literature to appreciate the event of African American women.

; Covers the complete chronological variety of African American literature.

; Fosters a admire for cultural diversity.

; Develops examine abilities by means of directing scholars to extra assets of information.

; Builds bridges among African American background, literature, and Women's Studies.

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The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell: A Novel

By William Klaber

At a time while ladies didn't generally shuttle unescorted, hold a rifle, sit in bars, or have romantic liaisons with different girls, Lucy Lobdell boldly set forth to earn men's wages. Lucy Lobdell did all of these items in a private quest to paintings and be paid, to put on what she sought after, and love whomever she cared to. yet to realize these freedoms she needed to undergo public scorn and combat with a sexual id whose vocabulary had but to be invented. during this riveting historic novel set in upstate ny within the nineteenth century, William Klaber captures the lifetime of a courageous lady who observed way past her period.

The uprising of omit Lucy Ann Lobdell is the fictionalized account of Lucy's foray into the realm of fellows and her inward trip to a brand new sexual id. it really is her promised memoir as listen and recorded a century later via William Klaber, an upstream neighbor. Meticulously researched and instructed with compassion and recognize, this is often historic fiction at its best.

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The Daylight Gate

By Jeanette Winterson

“Mixing ancient element and darkish horror, [Winterson] brilliantly brews a spellbinding tackle the 1612 English witch trials.”—People

An speedy bestseller within the united kingdom, The sunlight Gate is Jeanette Winterson’s singular imaginative and prescient of a depressing interval of complex morality, intercourse, and tragic performs for strength in a time while politics and faith have been heavily intertwined. On reliable Friday, 1612, deep within the woods of Pendle Hill, a meeting of 13 is interrupted by way of the neighborhood Justice of the Peace. in their coven have already been imprisoned for witchcraft and are looking forward to trial, yet those that stay are vouched for by means of the rich and revered Alice Nutter. Shrouded in secret and talented with perpetually younger good looks, Alice is proven in Lancashire society and insulated by way of her fortune. As these accused of witchcraft retreat into darkness, Alice stands by myself as a realm-crosser, a conjurer of powers that may both smash her or set her free.

“Winterson’s haunting imagery and narrative immediacy captivate. An engrossing tale that’s certain to go away you shivering.”—Elle

“This ebook is addictive, a page-turner…Winterson lays at the horror and the supernatural with gleeful abandon.”—LA assessment of Books

“A bold historic novel…a portal in prose….Any reader who crosses over into this novel will take note vividly the place she or he has traveled.”—NPR.com

“Delightfully gruesome.”—New York Times

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Vogue UK (May 2013)

Style was once introduced in 1965 and it's the foreign benchmark for style, type, previews of foreign tendencies, attractiveness, luxurious, cultural and social lifestyles, layout, celebrities and overseas occasions.

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Photographing Women: 1,000 Poses

By Eliot Siegel

The whole source for any photographer looking the best option of po ses !

  • Features over 1,000 photographs specifically chosen to motivate you and aid extend your creativity.
  • Photographs and poses are put in context, explaining why they do (or occasionally don’t) paintings. a variety of poses good points an accompanying lights diagram, giving a transparent knowing of ways the photograph used to be made.
  • Includes various versions shot utilizing assorted lights rigs, props, and settings–in the studio and on location–making this e-book compatible for advertisement and editorial applications.
  • Discover the secrets and techniques of good fortune in the back of expert photographers’ paintings, and easy methods to get the simplest from your types on a shoot.
  • PLUS a technical how-to part provides grasp periods in angles, lighting fixtures, styling, and more.

In this pretty, but tremendous sensible resource ebook, type photographer Eliot Siegel embarks on an bold venture to drag jointly 1,000 poses for photographing types. Designed to encourage photographers and types alike, the book's poses are equipped by way of kind together with status, sitting, reclining, crouching, kneeling, and dynamic poses, in addition to head and shoulder pictures and expressions. For chosen pictures, Siegel features a lighting fixtures diagram in addition to an in depth clarification of ways the picture was once made, yet in each case he explains why a pose works, or why it doesn't.   

This image-packed reference additionally good points iconic images from famous style photographers and features a how-to bankruptcy in the beginning of the e-book that offers a crash path on lighting fixtures, styling, props, and backgrounds—everything you want to recognize to make a lady glance nice, despite which of the 1,000 poses you finally end up utilizing.

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The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Pattern of Intimate Relationships

By Harriet Lerner

"Anger is a sign and one worthy listening to," writes Dr. Harriet Lerner, in her well known vintage that has remodeled the lives of thousands of readers.While anger merits our awareness and appreciate, girls nonetheless learn how to silence our anger, to disclaim it fullyyt, or to vent it in a manner that leaves us feeling helpless and powerless. during this enticing and eminently clever e-book, Dr. Lerner teaches ladies to spot the genuine assets of our anger and to take advantage of anger as a robust car for growing lasting swap.

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If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho

By Sappho, Anne Carson

Of the 9 books of lyrics the traditional Greek poet Sappho is related to have composed, just one poem has survived entire. the remainder are fragments. during this superb new translation, acclaimed poet and classicist Anne Carson provides all of Sappho’s fragments, in Greek and in English, as though at the ragged scraps of papyrus that guard them, inviting a thrill of discovery and conjecture that may be defined purely as electric—or, to exploit Sappho’s phrases, as “thin hearth . . . racing less than skin.” by means of combining the traditional mysteries of Sappho with the modern wizardry of 1 of our such a lot fearless and unique poets, If no longer, iciness provides a tantalizing window onto the genius of a girl whose lyric energy spans millennia.

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