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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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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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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Emily and Carlo by Marty Rhodes Figley

By Marty Rhodes Figley

Whilst Emily Dickinson used to be given a dog by way of her father, the 2 have been quick most sensible buddies. She named him Carlo, after a puppy in a single of her favourite books, and she or he thrilled within the starting to be dog’s antics. Carlo, a Newfoundland (and in all likelihood half Saint Bernard), grew to a slightly huge dimension and used to be jam-packed with strength. He enjoyed his adventures with Emily. They have been a strange pair—a tiny lady and a wide, galumphing puppy. yet they have been dedicated to each other. Carlo gave Emily self belief to wander and discover the woods and hills close to her domestic, and he listened to her tales and poems. This touching story—delightfully illustrated by means of Catherine Stock—gives a brand new perception into the lifetime of the famed reclusive poet of Amherst, Massachusetts. studying of her shut friendship and love for Carlo sheds a brand new gentle at the suggestions and emotions of a lady believed to be lonely. Carlo is found in a lot of her poetry, and readers study of a lady of allure and wit who enjoyed her consistent spouse.

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