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- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00
Alice Edwards critically analyses current international human rights legal approaches to and strategies around combating violence against women. more...
- Orion 2009; Not Available
Jennifer Worth came from a sheltered background when she became a midwife in the Docklands in the 1950s. The conditions in which many women gave birth just half a century ago were horrifying, not only because of their grimly impoverished surroundings, but also because of what they were expected to endure. But while Jennifer witnessed brutality and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 16.99
Indian, European, and African women of seventeenth and eighteenth-century America were defenders of their native land, pioneers on the frontier, willing immigrants, and courageous slaves. They were also - as traditional scholarship tends to omit - as important as men in shaping American culture and history. This remarkable work is a gripping portrait... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
An updated edition of a standard in its field that remains relevant more than twenty years after its original publication. More than twenty years ago, sociologist and University of California, Berkeley, professor Arlie Hochschild set off a tidal wave of conversation and controversy with his bestselling book, The Second Shift In it, she examined... more...
- Touchstone 2013; US$ 16.00
THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC C ITY AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Thousands of civilians?many of them young women from small towns across the South?were recruited to this secret city, enticed by solid wages... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99
The highest-rated drama in BBC history, Call the Midwife will delight fans of Downton Abbey Viewers everywhere have fallen in love with this candid look at post-war London. In the 1950s, twenty-two-year-old Jenny Lee leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in London's East End slums. While delivering babies... more...
- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.99
REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION Discover the Truth He Wants You to Know The man in your life carries important feelings so deep inside he barely knows they?re there, much less how to talk about them. Yet your man genuinely wants you to ?get? him?to understand his inner life, to know his fears and needs, to hear what he wishes he could tell... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Waris Dirie leads a double life -- by day, she is an international supermodel and human rights ambassador for the United Nations; by night, she dreams of the simplicity of life in her native Somalia and the family she was forced to leave behind. Desert Flower, her intimate and inspiring memoir, is a must-read for anyone who has ever wondered about... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 17.99
From Out of the Shadows was the first full study of Mexican-American women in the twentieth century. Beginning with the first wave of Mexican women crossing the border early in the century, historian Vicki L. Ruiz reveals the struggles they have faced and the communities they have built. In a narrative enhanced by interviews and personal stories, she... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 30.95
The history of footbinding is full of contradictions and unexpected turns. The practice originated in the dance culture of China's medieval court and spread to gentry families, brothels, maid's quarters, and peasant households. Conventional views of footbinding as patriarchal oppression often neglect its complex history and the incentives of the women... more...