The Life of Selina Campbell: A Fellow Soldier in the Cause by Loretta M. Long Hunnicutt

By Loretta M. Long Hunnicutt

This first biography of Selina Campbell opens a window onto the event of girls in a single of the main dynamic non secular teams of 19th-century America.

Loretta M. lengthy examines the lifestyles and impression of Selina Campbell, probably the most seen ladies within the 19th-century Disciples of Christ flow. top referred to as the spouse of Alexander Campbell, founding father of the Disciples, Selina Campbell either formed and exemplified the role
of ladies during this dynamic spiritual staff (also often called the Stone-Campbell movement). Her tale demonstrates the significance of religion within the lives of many girls in this period and provides a brand new size to the idea that of the "separate spheres" of fellows and ladies, which ladies like Campbell interpreted within the context in their non secular beliefs.

A loved ones supervisor, mom, author, and pal, Campbell held sway basically within the household sphere, yet she used to be no longer held captive by means of it. Her courting along with her husband used to be based on a deep experience of partnership conditioned by means of their powerful religion in an omnipotent God. Each
of them took on complementary roles in line with the perceived usual skills in their genders: Alexander trusted Selina to control his estate and lift the kids whereas he traveled the rustic preaching. Campbell outlived her husband via 30 years, and through that point released numerous newspaper articles and supported new explanations, comparable to ladies in missions.

In the tip, as lengthy amply demonstrates, Selina Campbell was once neither her husband's shadow nor completely a family employee. She was once, in her husband's eyes, an entire associate and a "fellow soldier" within the explanation for Restoration.

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The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Pattern by Harriet Lerner

By Harriet Lerner

"Anger is a sign and one worthy listening to," writes Dr. Harriet Lerner, in her popular vintage that has reworked the lives of thousands of readers.While anger merits our awareness and appreciate, ladies nonetheless discover ways to silence our anger, to disclaim it totally, or to vent it in a manner that leaves us feeling helpless and powerless. during this attractive and eminently clever ebook, Dr. Lerner teaches girls to spot the genuine resources of our anger and to take advantage of anger as a strong automobile for developing lasting swap.

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Women and the Mafia by Giovanni Fiandaca (auth.), Professor Giovanni Fiandaca

By Giovanni Fiandaca (auth.), Professor Giovanni Fiandaca (eds.)

Where is a woman’s position within the mob? Does she also have one? Is the increase in women’s involvement in geared up crime the darker aspect in their elevated presence within the valid office, or just a transforming of the mafia’s conventional male attitudes cloaked within the guise of women’s emancipation?

The insightful essays in Women and the Mafia search to respond to those questions from a variety of educational disciplines and hint the portrait of ladies tied to geared up crime in Italy and all over the world. This e-book pulls again the code of silence and shines a mild at the darkish photograph of girls entangled in prepared crime.

The marvelous first hand money owed of mafia ladies in Italy not just display ladies in energy, "generals in skirts", but in addition stories of serious abuse and violence opposed to women.

The ebook introduces us to the pro ladies of the Argentine "mafia state", Albanian human traffickers, spies for the Russian mob, runners for Brazilian numbers rackets, and the mystique of the yankee gangster moll.

"When anything is dicy, who do they ship? ladies … My aunt … can kill an individual along with her naked arms … if she have been to work out me now … she might shoot me down in the midst of the road; she’s bought no challenge with that …

My mom made my brother suppose just like the boss; yet she was once the person who ran every thing; he used to be the boss at the outdoor, yet my mom had the true energy … girls are dependable, not anything you are able to do approximately it."

Rita Di Giovine, state’s witness opposed to the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta.

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Improvised Explosive Devices : The Paradigmatic Weapon of by James Revill

By James Revill

This e-book starts off with an account of the evolution of improvised explosive units utilizing a couple of micro case reports to discover how and why actors have initiated IED campaigns; how new and previous applied sciences and services were exploited and the way moral limitations to IED improvement and deployment were handled. It proceeds to deliver the facts from the case reviews jointly to spot topics and developments in IED improvement, prior to what can realistically be performed to mitigate the specter of IEDs within the new wars of the 21st century. The booklet means that the improvement and availability of a mixture of technological elements, at the side of alterations within the nature of up to date conflicts, have ended in the emergence of IEDs because the paradigmatic guns of recent wars. notwithstanding their occurrence in modern and destiny conflicts isn't inevitable, yet really depends upon the willingness of a number of units of actors at diversified degrees to construct an internet of preventative measures to mitigate – if now not eliminate – IED improvement and deployment.

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Georgia O'Keeffe: Artist (Women of Achievement) by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams

Recognized for her extraordinary work and her mystique, Georgia O'Keeffe created evocative work that mirrored her followed domestic of latest Mexico. as soon as a Wisconsin farm lady, she studied the vintage innovations of paintings, in simple terms to reject them after a summer season paintings institution classification helped her locate her personal creative type. She then relocated to manhattan, breaking into its bustling artwork scene of the Twenties with the aid of photographer Alfred Stieglitz, who she married. quickly, notwithstanding, O'Keeffe learned her dating with Stieglitz used to be either a support and drawback to her improvement as an artist, and he or she sought to strike out on her personal, discovering a real domestic in New Mexico. simply because geography vastly affected her artwork, the circulate to the Southwest introduced her daring artwork to fruition. In "Georgia O'Keeffe: Artist", examine the adventure of 1 of America's most interesting artists.

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Dare: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for by Becky Blalock

By Becky Blalock

From a veteran Fortune 500 government, how ladies can succeed in and reach best management positions

Though girls carry a majority of the managerial jobs within the staff, they occupy a trifling 14% of C-suite positions at Fortune 500 organisations. to damage via this obdurate glass ceiling, girls needs to discover ways to take daring steps while career-defining moments come up. in the course of her 33-year profession at Southern corporation, a Fortune 500 software corporation, Becky Blalock rose to turn into CIO in a historically male undefined. Now she deals her personal hard-won suggestion, in addition to that of 28 most sensible woman executives, to teach all aspiring girls the way to dare to arrive the top tier of management and C-suite positions.

• contains suggestion and mentoring classes from best girls enterprise leaders similar to: Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of the lady Scouts of the united states; Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon; Carol Tomé, CFO of domestic Depot; Dr. Beverly Tatum, president of Spelman collage, and Jeanette Horan, CIO of IBM, between many others
• good points effortless, sincere suggestion on gaining self assurance, talking up, discovering mentors, studying to fail, development a community of allies, coping with others, and more
• Written by means of pioneering company chief Becky Blalock, with a Foreword by means of Anne Mulcahy, former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation

Dare is must-needed advisor for girls all over the place, at each point, striving to increase the nature, talents, and relationships that convey larger luck within the office.

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Paying the Human Costs of War: American Public Opinion and by Christopher Gelpi

By Christopher Gelpi

From the Korean conflict to the present clash in Iraq, Paying the Human expenses of struggle examines the ways that the yankee public makes a decision even if to help using army strength. opposite to the traditional view, the authors display that the general public doesn't reply reflexively and completely to the variety of casualties in a clash. as a substitute, the publication argues that the general public makes reasoned and average cost-benefit calculations for his or her persevered aid of a struggle in line with the reasons for it and the chance it is going to be triumphant, in addition to the prices which have been suffered in casualties. of those components, the booklet unearths that crucial attention for the general public is the expectancy of good fortune. If the general public believes venture will prevail, the general public will aid it whether the prices are excessive. while the general public doesn't count on the challenge to be triumphant, even small bills will reason the withdrawal of aid. supplying a wealth of latest proof approximately American attitudes towards army clash, Paying the Human bills of struggle bargains insights right into a debatable, well timed, and ongoing nationwide dialogue.

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Japan's Comfort Women: Sexual Slavery and Prostitution by Yuki Tanaka

By Yuki Tanaka

Japan's convenience girls tells the harrowing tale of the "comfort girls" who have been compelled to go into prostitution to serve the japanese Imperial military, usually dwelling in appalling stipulations of sexual slavery. utilizing quite a lot of basic resources, the writer for the 1st time hyperlinks army managed prostitution with enforced prostitution. He uncovers new and debatable information regarding the position of the U.S.' profession forces in army managed prostitution, in addition to the following "cover-up" of the life of one of these coverage. This groundbreaking booklet asks why US profession forces did little to assist the ladies, and argues that army gurus organised prostitution to avoid the common occurrence of GI rape of jap ladies, and to regulate the unfold of sexually transmitted illnesses.

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