A More Perfect Union


by Brigid Callahan Harrison Dr. : A More Perfect Union

ISBN : #007352638X | Date : 2010-01-21

Providing students with the tools they need to think critically about their government, A More Perfect Union offers a powerful formula for inquiry and analysis. By applying the text’s three-part critical thinking framework: Then, Now, and Next (How does what happened Then and what is happening Now shape what’s coming Next?), students are taught to read actively and think critically about the info… A More Perfect Union



SCUM Manifesto


by Valerie Solanas : SCUM Manifesto

ISBN : #1873176449 | Date : 2001-07-01

“Life in this society being, at best, an utter bore and no aspect of society being at all relevant to women, there remains to civic-minded, responsible, thrill-seeking females only to overthrow the government, eliminate the money system, institute complete automation and destroy the male sex.”—Valerie SolanasThe definitive edition of probably the finest polemic in the world. It contains a new af… SCUM Manifesto

Balancing Acts: Women Principals at Work (Suny Series, Women in Education (Paperback))



by Professor Lisa Smulyan : Balancing Acts: Women Principals at Work (Suny Series, Women in Education (Paperback))

ISBN : #0791445186 | Date : 2000-03-31

Balancing Acts uses life history and ethnography to examine the lives and work of three female elementary school principals and highlights their daily use of personal and professional skills. Smulyan examines the principals’ personal backgrounds and their effect on their work within the community they serve, their school, and the historical and social structures that frame their actions and intera… Balancing Acts: Women Principals at Work (Suny Series, Women in Education (Paperback))



The Evolving Significance of Race: Living, Learning, and Teaching


The Evolving Significance of Race: Living, Learning, and Teaching

ISBN : #1433116693 | Date : 2012-01-27

This book won the 2014 AESA (American Educational Studies Association) Critics Choice Award. We are living, learning, and teaching by questioning how to address race in a society that consistently prefers to see itself as colorblind, a society claiming to seek a «post-racial» existence. This edited volume offers evidence of the evolving significance of race from a diverse group of male and fema… The Evolving Significance of Race: Living, Learning, and Teaching


The Structure and Agency of Women’s Education




 The Structure and Agency of Women’s Education

ISBN : #0791472760 | Date : 2007-11-08

This collection examines the educational policies, programs, and practices that offer and/or deny adolescent girls and young women the opportunity for change and advancement, from both comparative and international perspectives. Grounded in social and feminist theory, the essays focus on the dynamic interaction between agency and structure. The first part of the book outlines fundamental principle… The Structure and Agency of Women’s Education


Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers


by Kate Hopper : Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers

ISBN : #1936740125 | Date : 2012-04-17

USE YOUR WORDS introduces the art of creative nonfiction to women who want to give written expression to their lives as mothers. Written by award-winning teacher and writer, Kate Hopper, this book will help women find the heart of their writing, learn to use motherhood as a lens through which to write the world, and turn their motherhood stories into art. Each chapter of USE YOUR WORDS focuses on … Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers


Tongue Shakers: Interviews and Narratives on Speaking Mother Tongue in a Multicultural Society


by Margie Shaheed : Tongue Shakers: Interviews and Narratives on Speaking Mother Tongue in a Multicultural Society

ISBN : #0761868054 | Date : 2016-12-07

Tongue Shakers provides an inside look into the state of speaking mother tongue in America’s multicultural society. Through a series of interviews and first person narratives in the voices of city dwellers who are immigrants, Americans born into immigrant families, and African Americans, the book uncovers the personal challenges faced by those learning a new language and celebrates their triumph… Tongue Shakers: Interviews and Narratives on Speaking Mother Tongue in a Multicultural Society


Educated in Romance: Women, Achievement, and College Culture



by Dorothy C. Holland : Educated in Romance: Women, Achievement, and College Culture

ISBN : #0226349446 | Date : 1992-04-15

Is romance more important to women in college than grades are? Why do so many women enter college with strong academic backgrounds and firm career goals but leave with dramatically scaled-down ambitions? Dorothy C. Holland and Margaret A. Eisenhart expose a pervasive “culture of romance” on campus: a high-pressure peer system that propels women into a world where their attractiveness to men counts… Educated in Romance: Women, Achievement, and College Culture


Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women


by Freeman A. Hrabowski : Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women

ISBN : #0195126424 | Date : 2002-02-07

When Beating the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Males appeared in 1998, it was hailed as “a crucial book” (Baltimore Sun) and “undoubtedly one of the most important tools the African American parent can possess” (Kweisi Mfume, President NAACP). Now, in response to enormous demand, the authors turn their attention to African American young women. Statistics indicate that… Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women


The Part-time Paradox: Time Norms, Professional Life, Family and Gender


by Cynthia Fuchs Epstein : The Part-time Paradox: Time Norms, Professional Life, Family and Gender

ISBN : #0415921244 | Date : 1998-12-13

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company…. The Part-time Paradox: Time Norms, Professional Life, Family and Gender