Download E-books Women and Politics: Paths to Power and Political Influence PDF

By Julie Dolan Professor, Melissa M. Deckman Professor, Michele L. Swers Professor

Women and Politics: Paths to energy and Political effect examines the position of ladies in politics from the early women’s flow to the feminine politicians in energy this present day. Following the ancient 2016 presidential election, this well timed variation contains research of the demanding situations of navigating gender in looking the presidency. It examines how either Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina have been compelled to “perform gender” at the crusade path, and tasked to immediately turn out their masculine strength and female likability so that it will be thought of useful for the activity.

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Download E-books Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel PDF

By Lee Maracle

Bobbi Lee confronts white Canadian society at the flooring that it stole from the 1st countries of this state. a tricky autobiography of an Indian woman's existence from the dust apartments of moment Narrows Bridge, Vancouver, to the Toronto of the sixties and seventies, Lee Maracle offers us a major feel of the harsh terrain of fight towards political cognizance which all oppressed peoples adopt. Bobbi Lee is a hopeful paintings for convalescing the probabilities of envisioning an international the place we aren't overwhelmed down each day.""- Dionne model

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Download E-books Invisible Killer: The Monster Behind the Mask PDF

By Sean Robbins

When detectives reply to a criminal offense scene in Orlando, Florida, throughout the "summer of hurricanes" in 2004, they locate Charlie Brandt striking from the rafters within the storage of his niece, Michelle Jones' domestic. contained in the condominium, they discover a scene of horror that reminds them of different murders. In 1978, 13-year-old Carol Lynn Sullivan's head was once discovered inside of a rusty paint can in Osteen, Florida; her physique used to be by no means discovered. Homeless temporary Sherry Perisho was once murdered in 1989, after relocating to Florida from Illinois. ultimately, in 1995, Miami prostitute Darlene Toler was once deposited at the facet of the line, wrapped up "like a package." Perisho and Toler had their hearts got rid of; all 3 were decapitated; and all 3 are believed by means of investigators to were the previous sufferers of Charlie Brandt. Invisible Killer is the real tale of crimes devoted by way of Brandt with perception from an FBI profiler and forensic psychologist, victim's acquaintances and family members, and the original writings from sufferers themselves ahead of their deaths.

(Diana Montane and Sean Robbins)

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Download E-books Women in Islam (The Place of Women in Pure Islam) PDF

By P. Newton, M. Rafiqul Haqq

The aim of this ebook is to think about where of ladies within the natural instructing of Islam. It has to be famous that now not each Muslim, nor each Muslim state follows all of those teachings. those teachings come from either the Qur'an and the Hadith. The Hadith is 'The culture of Mohammad', that's, the tales of Mohammad's deeds and sayings. This Hadith is of paramount significance facet through part with the Qur'an within the formation of the spiritual lifetime of a man or woman and for the attainment of perfection. certainly a Qur'an minus Hadith continues to be unintelligible in lots of instances within the paintings- a-day lifetime of a guy. The commentator Jalal-ud-Din as-Suyouti acknowledged that the Hadith is the remark at the Qur'an and its clarification. the reason for this is that just about all commentaries count within the first position at the Hadith to give an explanation for the Qur'an. The real Hadith is assumed to be not anything wanting revelation, [for the Qur'an says of Mohammad] as he doesn't converse out of low wishes. the single distinction among the Qur'an and the Hadith is that while the previous was once published at once via Gabriel with the very letters which are embodied from Allah, the latter was once printed with no letters and phrases. hence, subsequent to the Holy Qur'an, the Hadith is the second one resource of the Islamic legislations of social and private habit, as the commandments of the Holy Prophet are as binding at the believers because the commandments of Allah. each time Allah and the Apostle have made up our minds an issue, it isn't for a devoted individual to persist with a process their very own selection. A Muslim consequently stands in absolute desire of a replica of the Qur'an and a replica of the Hadith for the tips of his existence. The chapters contain: Men's Superiority, Women's Deficiencies, what's a Woman?, Husband's Rights, Woman's Rights, Man's Prerogatives, the importance of the wedding agreement, the importance of the Dowry, non secular status of girls, and a end.

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Download E-books Dancing in the Dharma: The Life and Teachings of Ruth Denison PDF

By Sandy Boucher

Ruth Denison used to be one of many nice innovators within the early years of Buddhism within the West. during this portrait of her outstanding existence, from a adolescence in Nazi-dominated Germany to the heart of the counterculture within the sixties and seventies, Boucher captures Denison's distinct voice and the adventure of her impressive spirit.

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Download E-books Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873–1999 PDF

By Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Arab women’s writing within the smooth age started with ‘A’isha al-Taymuriya, Warda al-Yaziji, Zaynab Fawwaz, and different nineteenth-century pioneers in Egypt and the Levant. This specific study—first released in Arabic in 2004—looks on the paintings of these pioneers after which strains the advance of Arab women’s literature during the finish of the 20th century, and likewise features a meticulously researched, complete bibliography of writing by way of Arab ladies. within the first part, in 9 essays that disguise the Arab heart East from Morocco to Iraq and Syria to Yemen, critics and writers from the Arab global research the starting place and evolution of women’s writing in each one kingdom within the zone, addressing fiction, poetry, drama, and autobiographical writing.
The moment a part of the quantity comprises bibliographical entries for over 1,200 Arab ladies writers from the final 3rd of the 19th century via 1999. every one access features a brief biography and a bibliography of every author’s released works. This part additionally comprises Arab women’s writing in French and English, in addition to a bibliography of works translated into English.
With its vast scope and broad learn, this ebook is an critical source for a person attracted to Arabic literature, women’s reviews, or comparative literature.
Contributors: Emad Abu Ghazi, Radwa Ashour, Mohammed Berrada, Ferial J. Ghazoul, Subhi Hadidi, Haydar Ibrahim, Yumna al-‘Id, Su‘ad al-Mani‘, Iman al-Qadi, Amina Rachid, Huda al-Sadda, Hatim al-Sakr.

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Download E-books Fanny Hensel: The Other Mendelssohn PDF

By R. Larry Todd

Granddaughter of the thinker Moses Mendelssohn and sister of the composer Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Fanny Hensel (1805-1847) used to be a rare musician who left good over 400 compositions, such a lot of which fell into oblivion until eventually their rediscovery past due within the 20th century. In Fanny Hensel: the opposite Mendelssohn, R. Larry Todd bargains a compelling, authoritative account of Hensel's existence and song, and her fight to become a publicly famous composer.

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