Women's Studies (SparkCharts) by SparkNotes Editors

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This four-page chart covers:
Definitions and pursuits of feminism
Major occasions in women's history
Prominent girls in history
Types of feminism
Women's reports terminology
Goals, activism, and significant initiatives of women's studies
Intellectual "stars" of women's experiences

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Seduction and Betrayal: Women and Literature (New York by Elizabeth Hardwick

By Elizabeth Hardwick

Original yr of publication: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 - articles; 2001 - intro

The novelist and essayist Elizabeth Hardwick is one in every of modern America’s such a lot tremendous writers, and Seduction and Betrayal, during which she considers the careers of ladies writers in addition to the bigger query of the presence of girls in literature, is her such a lot passionate and focused paintings of feedback. A gallery of unforgettable portraits—of Virginia Woolf and Zelda Fitzgerald, Dorothy Wordsworth and Jane Carlyle—as good as a provocative studying of such works as Wuthering Heights, Hedda Gabler, and the poems of Sylvia Plath, Seduction and Betrayal is a virtuoso functionality, an important writer’s reckoning with the relatives among women and men, girls and writing, writing and life.

About the authors

ELIZABETH HARDWICK (1916–2007) used to be born in Lexington, Kentucky, and informed on the collage of Kentucky and Columbia collage. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the yank Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the writer of 3 novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and 4 collections of essays. She was once a co-founder and advisory editor of the hot York overview of Books and contributed a couple of hundred experiences, articles, reflections, and letters to the journal. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a unique, and Seduction and Betrayal, a research of girls in literature.

JOAN DIDION is the writer of the novels Run River, Play It because it Lays, A e-book of universal Prayer, Democracy, and The last item He Wanted. Her nonfiction comprises Slouching in the direction of Bethlehem, The White Album, Salvador, Miami, After Henry, and Political Fictions.

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The Weaker Vessel: Woman's Lot in Seventeenth-Century by Antonia Fraser

By Antonia Fraser

Just how vulnerable have been the ladies of the Civil battle period? What may they anticipate past marriage and childbirth in an age the place toddler and maternal mortality was once common and birth control unknown? Did an individual marry for romance? may perhaps a girl divorce? What rights had the single? What expectancies the widowed?

An professional at the interval, Antonia Fraser brings to existence the numerous and numerous ladies she has encountered in her enormous learn: governesses, milkmaids, fishwives, nuns, defenders of castles, courtesans, countesses, witches and widows.

`Consistently fascinating, humorous, touching and thought-provoking to learn: a clean perspective of imaginative and prescient has given her a clean view of the non-public lifetime of the 17th century, and she or he conveys it with skill.' Spectator

`A paintings of significant technical assurance... she writes with a constant heat, wit, modesty, conviction on an issue in an effort to be a revelation to just about anyone' The Times

`A extraordinary and sleek publication, choked with attention-grabbing information' Observer

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Taking Action: Achieving Gender Equality and Empowering by Caren Grown, Geeta Rao Gupta, Aslihan Kes, Jeffrey D. Sachs

By Caren Grown, Geeta Rao Gupta, Aslihan Kes, Jeffrey D. Sachs

The Millennium improvement targets, followed on the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's ambitions for dramatically lowering severe poverty in its many dimensions by means of 2015?income poverty, starvation, disorder, exclusion, loss of infrastructure and shelter?while selling gender equality, schooling, overall healthiness and environmental sustainability. those daring objectives might be met in all components of the area if countries stick with via on their commitments to interact to satisfy them. reaching the Millennium improvement ambitions deals the possibility of a safer, simply, and filthy rich international for all. The UN Millennium venture was once commissioned through United countries Secretary-General Kofi Annan to advance a realistic course of action to satisfy the Millennium improvement objectives. As an self reliant advisory physique directed via Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs, the UN Millennium undertaking submitted its ideas to the UN Secretary normal in January 2005. ? The center of the UN Millennium Project's paintings has been conducted through 10 thematic activity Forces comprising greater than 250 specialists from worldwide, together with scientists, improvement practitioners, parliamentarians, policymakers, and representatives from civil society, UN firms, the area financial institution, the IMF, and the personal region. This document lays out the thoughts of the UN Millennium venture activity strength on schooling and Gender Equality. the duty strength recommends seven strategic priorities: boost postprimary schooling for women whereas making sure common basic schooling; warrantly sexual and reproductive overall healthiness and rights; decrease women's and ladies' time burdens; warrantly estate and inheritance rights; get rid of gender inequality in employment; elevate women's participation in executive; and considerably lessen violence opposed to ladies. motion on those priorities will let nations in each zone of the area to accomplish gender equality and women's empowerment through 2015.

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When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women by Farnoosh Torabi

By Farnoosh Torabi

Tips on how to thrive in a courting while you're the richer half

For the top-earning lady, the principles are varied. She faces a far greater possibility for burnout, infidelity, and divorce. during this hugely sensible publication, monetary guru and media famous person Farnoosh Torabi—a breadwinner herself—presents a daring approach that not just addresses how source of revenue imbalances impact relationships and relations dynamics, but in addition how a lady can most sensible deal with (and reap the benefits of) this detailed circumstance—emotionally, socially, and financially.

Among the rules:

Rewrite the Fairy story: Come to grips with the hot panorama for courting, marriage, and ever after.

Find Your favourite place: remain on best of the funds whereas permitting your accomplice to lead.

Don't accept a Mr. mother: the maths may well finish it's most sensible for him to surrender his activity to turn into the first caregiver, yet there's way more to consider.
Don't Make His lifestyles Too effortless: How outsourcing and purchasing support can backfire.

With eye-opening tales and a survey of 1 thousand humans, this booklet will attract lovers of the tip of guys and The Richer intercourse. Torabi is helping us include this new truth and make it paintings.

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Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai by Daniel Goleman

By Daniel Goleman

*Why do likely rational, clever humans dedicate acts of cruelty and violence?

*What are the foundation factors of damaging behavior?

*How will we regulate the sentiments that force those impulses?

*Can we discover ways to reside at peace with ourselves and others?

Imagine sitting with the Dalai Lama in his deepest assembly room with a small workforce of world-class scientists and philosophers. the controversy is vigorous and engaging as those major minds grapple with age-old questions of compelling modern urgency. Daniel Goleman, the the world over bestselling writer of Emotional Intelligence, presents the illuminating commentary—and reviews at the leap forward learn this historical collecting inspired.

Destructive Emotions

Buddhist philosophy tells us that each one own disappointment and interpersonal clash lie within the “three poisons”: yearning, anger, and myth. It additionally presents antidotes of staggering mental sophistication--which at the moment are being proven by way of sleek neuroscience. With new high-tech units, scientists can peer contained in the mind facilities that calm the interior storms of rage and worry. additionally they can display that awareness-training thoughts corresponding to meditation develop emotional stability--and significantly improve our confident moods.

The exclusive panel individuals document those contemporary findings and debate an exciting diversity of different themes: What function do harmful feelings play in human evolution? Are they “hardwired” in bodies? Are they common, or does tradition verify how we think? How will we nurture the compassion that also is our birthright? We find out how practices that decrease negativity have additionally been proven to strengthen the immune process. the following, too, is an enlightened concept for a school-based software of social and emotional studying which can support our kids bring up self-awareness, deal with their anger, and develop into extra empathetic.

Throughout, those provocative principles are dropped at lifestyles via the play of personalities, via the Dalai Lama’s probing questions, and by way of his outstanding humorousness. even if there are not any effortless solutions, the dialogues, that are a part of a chain backed by means of the brain and lifestyles Institute, chart an eventually hopeful direction. they're bound to spark dialogue between educators, spiritual and political leaders, parents—and everyone who search peace for themselves and the world.

The brain and lifestyles Institute sponsors cross-cultural dialogues that compile the Dalai Lama and different Buddhist students with Western scientists and philosophers. brain and lifestyles VIII, on which this publication is predicated, came about in Dharamsala, India, in March 2000.

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Researching Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies: by Ioannis Tellidis, Harmonie Toros

By Ioannis Tellidis, Harmonie Toros

This publication examines capability synergies among the fields of Terrorism stories and Peace and clash stories.

The quantity provides theoretically- and empirically-informed contributions, which make clear no matter if the 2 fields can tell one another on problems with mutual curiosity and significance. The ebook examines key subject matters together with the conceptualisation(s) of peace and violence; the exceptionalisation of terrorist violence; the connection among scholarship and political energy; the dysfunctionality of the liberal peace and the possibilities provided via post-liberal peacebuilding frameworks; and the results and demanding situations of cyber-terrorism and cyber-conflict. moreover, the e-book intends to be a launching pad for destiny debate on even if the hot 'critical' flip in terrorism reports can provide a pathway for peace experiences to have interaction with the to this point principally overlooked query of strength.

Consisting of not just key students but additionally practitioners and coverage makers, the individuals current a few case reports, together with Colombia, Northern eire, the Basque nation, and Iraq, the place they discover the relationships among terrorism and peace and clash techniques. They severely examine the statist method inherent in either terrorism methods and liberal peacebuilding frameworks; the position of the grassroots degrees of society; the inefficiency of simplistic frameworks of figuring out and implementation; and the chains of governance from foreign (and transnational) actors to nationwide actors and eventually from nationwide to neighborhood actors.

This booklet could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of terrorism stories, peace and clash reviews, IR and safeguard studies.

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Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution (Contributions to by G. Caforio & G. Kummel

By G. Caforio & G. Kummel

The research of defense force and clash solution has gone through vital advancements on the flip of the millennium, pushed by means of rising occasions. the autumn of the Berlin Wall, the tip of the chilly conflict, the resurgence of nationalism and spiritual wars, ethnic detoxification, September 11, the conflict on Terror, and uneven conflict, the United countries' lack of ability to regulate and effectively finish army operations, are such a lot of flash issues of ways a lot issues have replaced because the chilly warfare. The motion of militaries has develop into extra very important, tougher, extra arguable, and, whilst, inadequate, with no parallel tools and political activities for resolving conflicts.As students conceptions of conflicts have replaced, so have their figuring out of clash answer and peace. This latter scholarship now spans analyses of the position of governments, civil associations, and arranged teams. The reviews of establishing and maintaining peace now span institutional, inter-actional, and interpersonal degrees that allows you to conceptualize a extra holistic, long term imaginative and prescient of peace.This ebook brings jointly contributions from students of varied social technology disciplines on 3 issues that seemed major for the learn of the phenomenon of clash and clash solution. the 1st topic is based at the new facets of conflict within the twenty-first century the place uneven war has replaced many ideas of the sport, enforcing a profound transformation at the army, not just tactical, but additionally structural, preparatory, psychological and ideological.The moment topic regards the fragile relatives among the militia and societies. The ever-greater technicality of army operations and their decrease comprehensibility to the extensive public therefore, including elevated sensitivity in lots of international locations in regard to using violence and demise, have created social occasions and difficulties that should be investigated. The 3rd topic, construction and maintaining peace, operationalizes differing types and degrees of violence and clash. It assesses ongoing efforts, for example, governments attempting to include or diffuse clash, companies and nationwide carrier schemes development peaceable civil spheres, and the efforts of geared up teams to assert, form, and expand the spheres of lifestyles which are freed from clash.

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The United Nations, Peace and Security: From Collective by Ramesh Thakur

By Ramesh Thakur

Fighting humanitarian atrocities is changing into as very important for the United countries as facing inter-state battle. during this publication, Ramesh Thakur examines the transformation in UN operations, analysing its altering function and constitution. He asks why, whilst and the way strength can be used and argues that the growing to be gulf among legality and legitimacy is proof of an eroded feel of foreign neighborhood. He considers the strain among the united states, with its means to take advantage of strength and venture strength, and the UN, because the centre of the foreign legislations enforcement method. He asserts the important significance of the guideline of legislation and of a rules-based order desirous about the UN because the starting place of a civilised procedure of diplomacy. This ebook might be of curiosity to scholars of the UN and foreign agencies in politics, legislation and diplomacy departments, in addition to policymakers within the UN and different NGOs.

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The Eighth Situpa On The Third Karmapa's Mahamudra Prayer by Sherab Dorje

By Sherab Dorje

Right here in a single compact quantity are all the levels of guideline at the direction of Mahamudra. incorporated are concise and entire formal directions at the floor direction and fruition of this penetrating perform. This huge and profound remark originates with the 8th Situpa, a outstanding pupil and practitioner who's thought of the main entire of the entire Situ emanations

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