Download E-books Work Without Wages: Comparative Studies of Domestic Labor and Self-Employment (Suny Series on Women and Work) PDF

By Jane L. Collins, Martha Gimenez

This e-book expands fresh examine at the fiscal value of household-based construction for relatives intake and for the broader marketplace. whereas the significance of women's family exertions has been more often than not well-known, the complicated articulation among family actions and the altering nature of the financial system has infrequently been tested in better intensity than during this quantity. The authors discover, theoretically and empirically, the relationships among family hard work, salary degrees, markets, fiscal swap, and the prestige of ladies within the context of either first and 3rd global international locations. within the method, narrowly-defined debates are accelerated, suggesting ways that our knowing of family actions is proper to stories of petty commodity creation and vice versa.

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Download E-books If Women Ruled the World: How to Create the World We Want to Live In PDF

By Sheila Ellison

Women are easily now not represented in management positions in executive or company the United States. Nor are we competently represented at the airwaves or the Op-Ed pages of our most sensible newspapers. If ladies governed the realm aspires to correct the imbalance by means of giving girls a platform to voice their critiques, priorities, hopes, and concepts for change.

The ebook comprises over 2 hundred brief stories, tales, ideas or meditations written and shared through ladies worldwide. a few might be first individual bills, others in interview or tale shape. individuals are ladies of every age, racial, financial and social backgrounds. Authors, celebrities, specialists and politicians are incorporated besides, making a publication that could be a funny, relocating, wondering, take-action, opinionated, hot and informative because it examines the various principles, ideas and instructions ladies would select in the event that they had an opportunity to rule the world.

A section of proceeds might be donated to The Feminist Majority origin (FMF) and The White residence venture. FMF is a innovative association devoted to women's equality, reproductive healthiness, and non-violence. The White residence venture is an influential association devoted to advancing women's management by way of fostering the access of girls into positions of management, together with the U.S. presidency.

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Download E-books Abortion & the Politics of Motherhood PDF

By Kristin Luker

In this crucial learn of the abortion controversy within the usa, Kristin Luker examines the problems, humans, and ideology on each side of the abortion clash. She attracts info from two decades of public records and newspaper bills, in addition to over 200 interviews with either pro-life and pro-choice activists. She argues that ethical positions on abortion are in detail tied to perspectives on sexual habit, the care of kids, kin lifestyles, expertise, and the significance of the individual.

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Download E-books Beyond Pro-Life and Pro-Choice PDF

By Kathy Rudy

Coming into the ethical worlds of Catholicism, the evangelical Protestantism of the Operation Rescue circulate, feminism, and the classical liberalism expressed in sleek medication, Beyond Pro-Life and Pro-Choice brilliantly illuminates the little-understood non secular and philosophical features of the abortion factor. Rudy unearths how each one community's ideals approximately abortion are hooked up to its deeply held values and matters, and provides an alternate that may obviate the unproductive, divisive, and occasionally violent abortion debate we've this present day.

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Download E-books Pädagogik der freien Lebenszeit (Freizeit- und Tourismusstudien) (German Edition) PDF

By Horst W. Opaschowski

Immer mehr Menschen wachsen in eine Zeit hinein, in der das Leben ge nauso stark von der freien Zeit wie von der Arbeitszeit gepragt wird. Sie mtissen lemen, sich rechtzeitig darauf einzurichten. Auch weiBe Wolken werfen Schatten. Den Sonnenseiten einer Verktirzung der Lebensarbeitszeit stehen zunehmend Schattenseiten gegentiber, die von Gesellschaft und Poli tik bisher kaum wahrgenommen wurden. Das padagogische Nachdenken in der Offentlichkeit muB verstarkt und in der bildungspolitischen Fachdiskus sion verankert werden. Wie sich Arbeitszeitverktirzung und Wertewandel auf unser Menschenbild und den mitmenschlichen Umgang, auf die Erziehung und Bildung der jtingeren iteration, auf Lebenssinn und auBerberufliche Lebensziele auswirken, sind fundamentale padagogische challenge- und Auf gabenstellungen fur heute und morgen. Der Band fuhrt in die Theorie des Strukturwandels von Arbeit und Frei zeit ein, informiert tiber die Geschichte des padagogischen Freizeitdenkens und enthaIt Analysen tiber Erziehungsziele im Wertewandel. 1m Mittelpunkt stehen Probleme und Aufgaben einer Padagogik der freien Lebenszeit, Kon zepte einer spezifischen Didaktik sowie Informationen tiber berufliche according to spektiven und Qualifikationsanforderungen in den Freizeitsektoren activity, Medien, KuItur und Tourismus.

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Download E-books The Dignity of Resistance: Women Residents' Activism in Chicago Public Housing (Environment and Behavior) PDF

By Roberta M. Feldman

The distinction of Resistance chronicles the 4 decade historical past of Chicago's Wentworth Gardens public housing citizens' grassroots activism. This entire case research explores why and the way those African-American ladies creatively and successfully engaged in organizing efforts to withstand expanding govt disinvestment in public housing and the specter of demolition. Roberta M. Feldman and Susan Stall, using a multi-disciplinary lens, discover the complexity and resourcefulness of Wentworth women's grassroots, organizing the ways that their identities as negative African-American girls and moms either circumscribe their lives and form their resistance. in the course of the inspirational voices of the activists, Feldman and Stall problem portrayals of public housing citizens as passive, alienated sufferers of melancholy. We examine as an alternative how ladies citizens jointly have outfitted a cohesive, very important neighborhood, cultivated outdoor technical suggestions, organizational and institutional helps, and feature attracted investment - all to aid the neighborhood amenities, prone and courses valuable for the standard wishes for survival, and finally to save lots of their domestic from demolition.

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Download E-books The Orchid Shroud: A Novel of Death in the Dordogne PDF

By Michelle Wan

“Not due to the fact Nero Wolfe has one of these aromatic mix of orchid lore and suspense discovered its approach right into a secret novel,” Booklist trumpeted upon the booklet of Michelle Wan’s Deadly Slipper. within the ORCHID SHROUD, Wan weaves one other story abounding in secret and orchids as inside decorator Mara Dunn and orchidologist Julian wooden group as much as resolve murders: one courting again to the 1870s; the opposite happening nearly correct ahead of their eyes.

Mara is renovating the manor condominium of Julian’s pal, the rich and socially fashionable Christophe de Bonfond, whilst she discovers the physique of a murdered child. The physique, hid for greater than a century, brings to mild unforeseen and demanding info on an elusive Lady’s Slipper orchid that Julian avidly seeks. Christophe hires genealogist Jean-Claude Fournier to exonerate his ancestors of infanticide, simply to have the professional unharness much more terrifying suspicions approximately who the de Bonfonds particularly have been and their attainable hyperlinks with the secret orchid. while violent loss of life moves right now, Mara and Julian start an research in their personal that leads them to discover a path of homicide spanning many many years. As they unearth a prior full of hatred, greed, and treacherous manipulations, they have to additionally unmask a present-day killer—before they develop into the following sufferers.

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Download E-books Embrace the Grim Reaper (Grim Reaper Series) PDF

By Judy Clemens

Casey Maldonados lifestyles is over at the least as she is aware it. in a single short second of fireplace and wrenching steel, every little thing vital was once long gone. Casey is completed. No monetary achieve or court docket retribution will carry again what rather issues. So she packs up, places her condo out there, and leaves city. Her basically significant other demise, who wont take her, yet wont go away her alone.

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