Download E-books Women in War: Examples from Norway and Beyond PDF

This e-book examines what occurs to girls and gender relatives in instances of upheaval. The event of Norway in the course of international battle II, with a few visits to different elements of the realm in addition, is used to illustrate basic, gendered concerns which are actualized in wars either prior and current. The authors discover even if gendered cultural conceptions impression the way in which warfare is remembered and represented, either jointly and separately. the gathering discusses a few of the roles of girls through the struggle from resistance fighter to `German tart’ and the way they have been handled and handled within the aftermath. The chapters study the location of Jewish sufferers of persecution, overseas girl labourers and homosexual males, in addition to the gendered reaction exhibited via the courts in post-war trials of woman country police staff. The booklet concludes via following the fight to deliver women’s position in conflict and peacebuilding onto the overseas time table. This publication can be of curiosity to scholars and students within the box of criminology, in addition to peace and clash reports, political technological know-how, sociology of legislation, background, social paintings, social pedagogy, psychology and gender stories.

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Download E-books Women in Mathematics (MIT Press) PDF

By Lynn M. Osen

The colourful lives of those girls, who frequently traveled within the so much avant-garde circles in their day, are offered in attention-grabbing aspect. The stumbling blocks and censures that have been additionally part of their lives are a sobering reminder of the unfairness opposed to girls nonetheless found in this and different fields of educational recreation. Mathematicians, technology historians, and basic readers will locate this ebook a full of life background; girls will locate it a reminder of a proud culture and a problem to take their rightful position in educational lifestyles today.

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Download E-books Recent Developments in Alcoholism: Alcoholism and Women PDF

By Mary C. Dufour, Richard K. Fuller (auth.), Marc Galanter, Henri Begleiter, Richard Deitrich, Donald Gallant, Donald Goodwin, Edw

'Solid, believable, exact and loaded with pertinent and hugely referenced information about medical and uncomplicated examine in alcholism between ladies and ethnic crucial textual content within the libraries of academicians, academics, clinicians, researchers, and coverage makers. the standard and scope of the paintings are groundbreaking, and it truly is handy to have all of it in a single source.' -American magazine of Psychiatry quantity 12 highlights the striking evolution of alcoholism examine over the past few years, concentrating on gender in alcohol activities and consequences.

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Download E-books Women and Gaming: The Sims and 21st Century Learning PDF

By James Paul Gee, Elisabeth R. Hayes

This day, digital worlds abound, avatars are each day occurrences, and games are yesterday’s information. yet today’s video games aren't only a hobby for hundreds of thousands – also they are a technological point of interest for brand new sorts of studying.

James Paul Gee and Elisabeth Hayes are top researchers within the box of gaming, and the following they argue that girls gamers—a workforce too frequently marginalized—are on the vanguard of today’s on-line studying international. by using the instruments of gaming in methods by no means prior to imagined - actively carrying out online game layout, writing fan fiction, and organizing themselves into collaborative studying groups - girls of every age collect the instruments to effectively navigate the complicated social, cultural , and monetary difficulties of the twenty first century. 

Women are best the best way to a brand new realizing of on-line studying suggestions, from cultural creation to studying groups to technical skillability within the most modern software program. This publication attracts on case experiences approximately ladies who “play” the Sims, the easiest promoting online game in historical past, to argue for a brand new normal conception of studying for the twenty first Century.

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Download E-books Lady Magic: The Autobiography of Nancy Lieberman-Cline PDF

By Nancy Lieberman-Cline

The tale of a "street-smart manhattan child" who parlayed her actual abilities, decision, and force into an out- status basketball occupation, Pan American and Olympic online game medals, and a million-dollar financial institution stability. Nicknamed "Lady Magic" due to her remarkable basketball talents she is likely one of the country's best woman athletes.

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