Download E-books Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight PDF

By Kathleen Krull

The superbly illustrated photo ebook approximately Hillary Clinton—now revised and up-to-date with brand-new fabric approximately her time as Secretary of State.

Before Hillary Clinton used to be within the operating to be president, she used to be a tender woman becoming up outdoors Chicago who misplaced the election for student-body president. She desired to be an astronaut, to jump as excessive because the stars above. She saved attaining up and up as she grew. there have been those who informed her no—most of them just because she was once a girl—but she didn’t take heed to them. there have been those that didn’t imagine she may well do it. yet she believed in herself. And Hillary has been making background ever in view that. this is often the inspiring tale of a lady with goals as significant because the open sky.

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Download E-books Women at High Risk to Breast Cancer PDF

By Basil A. Stoll (auth.), Basil A. Stoll (eds.)

A reprint of the 1989 version of this e-book has been made valuable via carrying on with call for after fast exhaustion of the 1st printing. within the years seeing that its visual appeal, there was fairly little growth of data in this subject, and its sizeable accumulation of references nonetheless is still an authoritative advisor within the tricky activity of constructing a countrywide breast melanoma prevention version. whilst, its thesis has been sharpened by means of the book of a significant other quantity ways to Breast melanoma Prevention (Kluwer, 1991) equally edited byrne. Breast melanoma is at the raise through the Western global the place it's a significant resource of hysteria between ladies. The sickness is additionally turning into extra common in Asian and South American nations the place as soon as it used to be really unusual. a number of fac­ tors are suspected of marketing the ailment and the expanding hazard is attributed to contemporary alterations in life style and vitamin. This booklet is meant to supply an authorita­ tive and balanced survey of the newest study into the genetic, familial, hormonal, reproductive, dietary, social and geographic elements recognized to be linked to an elevated predisposition to the disease.

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Download E-books Remembering Amy: Amy Gillett, the Girl Who Never Gave Up PDF

By Mike Safe

The tragic, real-life tale of a tender bike owner unfolds during this compelling tribute to Amy Gillette, who was once education as a member of the Australian women’s highway biking group whilst she was once killed via an out-of-control automobile. Her tale honors all athletes who educate and compete—far from the spotlight—with braveness and determination.

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Download E-books Women and European Employment (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy, 16) PDF

By Colette Fagan

This is often the 1st accomplished and updated examine of the contribution of girls and males to altering eu financial task styles masking all fifteen individuals states. in accordance with the paintings of the ecu Commission's community of specialists on women's employment, it attracts on either nationwide and eu information resources. The booklet hyperlinks developments within the buildings of employment with new comparative information at the function of structures of welfare provision that allows you to discover fiscal job styles by way of gender. Participation styles of ladies nonetheless fluctuate broadly inside Europe, quite a bit realization is paid to the institutions--both within the labour marketplace and welfare--which aid to provide an explanation for those adaptations.

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Download E-books Selections from Eliza Leslie (Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers) by Eliza Leslie (2011-12-01) PDF

By Eliza Leslie

Best recognized for her culinary and family courses and the award-winning brief tale “Mrs. Washington Potts,” Eliza Leslie merits a way more popular position in modern literary discussions of the 19th century. Her writing, recognized for its brazenly moralistic and didactic tones—though usually awarded with wit and humor—also presents modern readers with a nuanced point of view for realizing the variety between American ladies in Leslie’s time.

Leslie’s writing serves as a statement on gender beliefs and consumerism; offers advanced buildings of racial, nationwide, and class-based identities; and evaluations literary genres similar to the Gothic romance and the affection letter. those criticisms are uncovered in the course of the juxtaposition of her fiction and nonfiction instructive texts, which variety from classes on literary behavior to needlework; from recipes for American and French culinary dishes to go back and forth sketches; from songs to academic video games. Demonstrating the complexity of selections to be had to girls on the time, this quantity allows readers to work out how Leslie’s rhetoric and viewers understanding facilitated her skill to attract a extensive swath of the nineteenth-century studying public.

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Download E-books Reconfiguring the Firewall: Recruiting Women to Information Technology across Cultures and Continents PDF

By Carol J. Burger, Elizabeth G. Creamer, Peggy S. Meszaros

This finished quantity addresses the worldwide problem of recruiting women and girls into majors and careers in info know-how. The reports are either illuminating and prescriptive for designing and imposing intervention courses. a vital instrument for faculty college and advisors who enforce actions and courses designed to advertise the luck of ladies in technological know-how and engineering, in addition to those that fund those courses, educational researchers, K-12 educators, and IT pros devoted to a various team, this assortment contains contributions via best researchers and IT pros, together with William Aspray, Bettina Bair, Sarah Berenson, Lenore Blum, Carol J. Burger, Elizabeth G. Creamer, J. McGrath Cohoon, M. Bernardine Dias, Carol Frieze, Orit Hazzan, Ann Howe, Jane Butler Kahle, Sarah Kuhn, Anne Laughlin, Soyoung Lee, Paula G. Leventman, Holly Lord, Miranda Marcus, Cecille Marsh, Peggy S. Meszaros, Joan Michael, Lesley H. Parker, Paula Rayman, Mladen Vouk, Lesley Warner, Laurie Williams, and Judith Wooller.

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Download E-books Voices of a Generation: Teenage Girls on Sex, School, and Self by American Association of University Women (1999-12-02) PDF

By American Association of University Women;Pamela Haag

Voices of a iteration attracts at the responses of greater than 2,000 ladies a while 12 to sixteen who participated in daylong "Sister-to-Sister" summits held in 50 destinations national in 1998. women have been requested to spot the key concerns and struggles of their lives, to take a position on how their faculties may aid them, and to speak about what they want to inform different girls--and what they want to understand from different girls--among different issues. Their responses, accumulated from areas as diversified as inner-city Detroit, Cobb County, Georgia, and Kallispell, Montana, represent an intimate, unflinching portrait of women' lives--told of their personal phrases.

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Download E-books Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women PDF

By Marcel Renaer M. D., Ph. D., F. R. C. O. G., a. e. (auth.), Marcel Renaer M. D., Ph. D., F. R. C. O. G., a. e. (eds.)

The variety of stories on continual and recurrent ache bears no relation to the frequency of those lawsuits in gynecologic perform, nor to the medical and medical difficulties that also desire fixing during this zone. a number of components stand within the manner of development during this box, akin to the strongly subjective nature of the lawsuits, the common loss of correlation among them and aim findings, and the complexity of the psychosomatic interac­ tions concerned. even supposing development in our wisdom has been a lot slower than we'd have wanted, and even if we're good conscious of those many gaps, it was once thought of worthwhile to assemble in a booklet what we predict we now have realized in the course of three a long time of lively curiosity in ache sufferers and ache difficulties in gynecologic perform and 12 years of supervision of a discomfort health facility within the division of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Leuven college. As there are lots of adjustments among acute ache - medical in addition to experi­ psychological - at the one hand and protracted ache indicators at the different, it was once felt most excellent to restrict the scope of this ebook primarily to persistent and recurrent soreness in gynecologic perform. whilst awarded with a criticism of decrease belly and/or low again discomfort, the gynecologist may still always be in search of nongynecologic factors, of which the main widespread can be both gastroenterologic or orthopedic and infrequently urologic. i've been lucky in acquiring the collaboration of Dr.

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Download E-books Playground: A Childhood Lost Inside the Playboy Mansion PDF

By Jennifer Saginor

You are six years outdated. each day after university your father takes you to a sprawling fort full of unique animals, bowls of sweet, and half-naked girls catering in your each need.

You have your individual room. you may have new neighbors. you could have an uncle Hef who is continuously there for you.

Welcome to the area of Playground, the genuine tale of a tender lady who grew up contained in the Playboy Mansion. by the point she was once fourteen, she'd performed numerous medicinal drugs, had a mystery affair with Hef's female friend, and used to be already wasting her grip on truth. Schoolwork, relatives, and "ordinary humans" had no which means at the back of the iron gates of the Mansion, the place celebrities hung out, pool events abounded, and her personal father—Hugh Hefner's own doctor and ally, the fellow nicknamed "Dr. suppose Good"—typically held court.

Every day was once a celebration, each evening used to be an event, and during all of it was once a tender woman falling swifter and speedier down the rabbit hole—trying desperately difficult to not get lost.

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Download E-books Reconstruction: People and Perspectives (Perspectives in American Social History) PDF

This access within the Perspectives in Social History sequence examines the path and effects of Reconstruction at the former accomplice states by way of targeting the standard those who lived via it.

• basic files supply first-hand perception into the lives and occasions of numerous contributors in the course of some of the most tumultuous classes in U.S. history

• features a bibliography of key works at the Reconstruction period in addition to a reference bankruptcy of phrases, humans, and occasions, together with "carpetbaggers," "Gideon's band," and "the Colfax massacre"

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