Women and AIDS: Coping and Care by Dawn K. Smith, Janet S. Moore (auth.), Ann O’Leary Ph.D.,

By Dawn K. Smith, Janet S. Moore (auth.), Ann O’Leary Ph.D., Loretta Sweet Jemmott R.N., Ph.D. (eds.)

Although ladies have been understudied within the early years of the epidemic, study and perform dedicated to realizing and ameliorating the consequences of the AIDS epidemic have started lately. Women andAIDS is the 1st entire exploration of the clinical and psychosocial issues and matters surrounding ladies dwelling with HIV/AIDS. members handle the biomedical elements of the sickness, rigidity and coping elements, reproductive and childcare concerns, entry to care, wishes of distinct populations resembling drug-using ladies and youth, and coverage concepts. Researchers and scholars in psychology, public health and wellbeing, medication, nursing, sociology, women's stories, and social paintings will savor this reference.

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Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the by Karen Abbott

By Karen Abbott

Karen Abbott, the recent York occasions bestselling writer of Sin within the moment urban and “pioneer of sizzle background” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding real tale of 4 girls who risked every thing to turn into spies through the Civil War.

Karen Abbott illuminates some of the most attention-grabbing but little identified facets of the Civil battle: the tales of 4 brave women—a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and a widow—who have been spies.

After capturing a Union soldier in her entrance corridor with a pocket pistol, Belle Boyd grew to become a courier and undercover agent for the accomplice military, utilizing her charms to seduce males on each side. Emma Edmonds bring to a halt her hair and assumed the id of a guy to enlist as a Union inner most, witnessing the bloodiest battles of the Civil battle. the gorgeous widow, Rose O’Neale Greenhow, engaged in affairs with strong Northern politicians to collect intelligence for the Confederacy, and used her younger daughter to ship info to Southern generals. Elizabeth Van Lew, a filthy rich Richmond abolitionist, concealed in the back of her right Southern manners as she orchestrated a far-reaching espionage ring, correct less than the noses of suspicious insurgent detectives.

Using a wealth of basic resource fabric and interviews with the spies’ descendants, Abbott seamlessly weaves the adventures of those 4 heroines in the course of the tumultuous years of the warfare. With a forged of real-life characters together with Walt Whitman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, common Stonewall Jackson, detective Allan Pinkerton, Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, and Emperor Napoleon III, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, undercover agent attracts you into the battle as those bold ladies lived it.

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, secret agent comprises 39 black & pictures and three maps.

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Good Girls, Good Food, Good Fun: The Story of USO Hostesses by Meghan K. Winchell

By Meghan K. Winchell

All through international struggle II, while Saturday nights came visiting, servicemen and hostesses fortunately forgot the conflict for a short while as they danced jointly in USO golf equipment, which served as havens of balance in a time of social, ethical, and geographic upheaval. Meghan Winchell demonstrates that during addition to boosting soldier morale, the USO acted as an architect of the gender roles and sexual codes that formed the "greatest generation."

Combining archival examine with vast firsthand bills from one of the millions of girl USO volunteers, Winchell indicates how the association either mirrored and formed Forties American society at huge. The USO had was hoping that first rate female companionship could restrict venereal sickness charges within the army. hence, Winchell explains, USO recruitment practices characterised white middle-class girls as sexually decent, therefore implying that the sexual habit of working-class ladies and ladies of colour used to be suspicious. In reaction, ladies of colour sought to redefine the USO's definition of good looks and respectability, tough the USO's imaginative and prescient of a house entrance that was once freed from racial, gender, and sexual conflict.

Despite clashes over classification and racial ideologies of intercourse and respectability, Winchell reveals that the majority hostesses benefited from the USO's chaste photograph. In exploring the USO's remedy of woman volunteers, Winchell not just brings the hostesses' tales to gentle but in addition provides a very important lacking piece for knowing the advanced ways that the conflict either destabilized and restored yes types of social order.

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Women and Underrepresented Minorities in Computing: A by William Aspray

By William Aspray

This textual content examines intimately the difficulty of the underrepresentation of girls, African americans, American Indians, and Hispanics within the computing disciplines within the U.S. The paintings experiences the underlying motives, in addition to the efforts of varied nonprofit organisations to right the location, to be able to either increase social fairness and tackle the dearth of expert employees during this sector. themes and contours: provides a digest and ancient evaluation of the appropriate literature from a variety of disciplines, together with best ancient and social technology assets; discusses the social and political components that experience affected the demographics of the staff from the top of WWII to the current day; presents ancient case experiences on businesses that experience sought to increase participation in computing and the STEM disciplines; experiences the several techniques which have been utilized to deal with underrepresentation, on the person, system-wide, and pathway-focused point; profiles the universities and universities which were profitable in beginning up machine technological know-how or engineering to lady scholars; describes the impression of person change-agents in addition to entire organizations.

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The Women Who Came in the Mayflower by Annie Russell Marble

By Annie Russell Marble

In contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we've not used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this ends up in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are photographs equivalent to graphics, maps, sketches and so on we have now endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photographs, so that they characterize correctly the unique artefact. even though sometimes there is definite imperfections with those previous texts, we think they need to be made on hand for destiny generations to enjoy.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Mary Chesnut's Diary (Penguin Classics) by Mary Boykin Chesnut

By Mary Boykin Chesnut

An unrivalled account of the yankee Civil conflict from the accomplice viewpoint.

essentially the most compelling own narratives of the Civil battle, Mary Chesnut's Diary used to be written among 1861 and 1865. because the daughter of a filthy rich plantation proprietor and the spouse of an aide to the accomplice President, Jefferson Davis, Chesnut was once good accustomed to the Confederacy's famous avid gamers and-from the first actual photographs in Charleston, South Carolina-diligently recorded her impressions of the conflict's most vital moments. essentially the most usually stated memoirs of the battle, Mary Chesnut's Diary captures the urgency and nuance of the interval in an epic wealthy with remark on race, prestige, and tool inside of a kingdom divided.

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Rebel in a Dress: Cowgirls by Sylvia Branzei

By Sylvia Branzei

For the insurgent in each girl's middle, this sequence offers the achievements of striking, correct, and encouraging ladies all through historical past. via prices, narratives, photos, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, every one booklet tells the tale of twelve daring and brave women.

The Wild West and the rodeo aren't the single locations the place the cowgirl spirit are available. From the sharpshooting Annie Oakley to the mythical Calamity Jane, those girl cowgirls got here from all walks of existence, yet proportion an irrepressible spirit and commitment to pushing the bounds. Featured cowgirls contain Georgie Sicking (cowboy poet), Charley Parkhurst (stagecoach driver), Tillie Baldwin (rodeo cowgirl), Tad Lucas (rodeo’s First Lady), Lucille Mulhall (steer roper), Charmayne James (barrel racer), Lillian Riggs (rancher), Sally cranium (horse trader), Johanna July (horse tamer), and Mary Fields (pioneer and mail driver).

Reading point: a long time eight and up

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Madeleine L'Engle (Who Wrote That?) by Tracey Baptiste

By Tracey Baptiste

Madeleine L'Engle's lengthy writing profession begun while she wrote her first tale a couple of 'grul', or lady, at age 5. during this paintings, study extra approximately this author's existence and writing, which set the traditional for blurring the strains among fact and fable.

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Women's Studies (SparkCharts) by SparkNotes Editors

By SparkNotes Editors

Retail caliber, downloadable pdf

SparkChartsTM—created through Harvard scholars for college students everywhere—serve as research partners and reference instruments that disguise quite a lot of collage and graduate college matters, together with enterprise, machine Programming, drugs, legislation, overseas Language, Humanities, and technological know-how. Titles like the best way to examine, Microsoft observe for home windows, Microsoft Powerpoint for home windows, and HTML offer you what it takes to discover luck at school and past. Outlines and summaries disguise key issues, whereas diagrams and tables make tough innovations more uncomplicated to digest.

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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