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The Gender Game 5

The Gender Game 5

The Gender Fall

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780998299280
  • Category: Deception
  • Page: 404
  • View: 5997
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"'I just had to believe we'd dealt a death blow of our own. That today would be the beginning of the end ... '"--Page 4 of cover.

The Gender Game 5

The Gender Game 5

The Gender Fall

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781542939201
  • Category:
  • Page: 402
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Continue Violet and Viggo's heart-racing journey in the epic fifth book of The Gender Game series. Order now.

The Gender Game 6

The Gender Game 6

The Gender Plan

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780998299297
  • Category: Dystopias
  • Page: 408
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Ready for the explosive PENULTIMATE BOOK in The Gender Game series?

The Gender Game 3

The Gender Game 3

The Gender Lie

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780998299266
  • Category: Deception
  • Page: 410
  • View: 7990
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Continue Violet and Viggo's journey in the EXPLOSIVE third book of the bestselling The Gender Game series.

The Gender Game 2

The Gender Game 2

The Gender Secret

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781537753522
  • Category:
  • Page: 424
  • View: 7031
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The pulse-pounding second book in The Gender Game series. Gliding over the treacherous Green in a shaky aircraft that she has no idea how to land, Violet Bates is still in shock. The harrowing events of the previous night play over in her mind as she asks herself question after question. Why did Lee Desmond Bertrand behave the way he did? What is the truth about the mysterious silver egg stowed beneath her seat? What happened to Viggo and where is her brother? Is either of them still alive? When Violet manages to reach the toxic ground alive, she has landed in a world of unimaginable danger. She has barely time to catch her breath before she is sucked into a perilous journey at breakneck speed - to uncover secrets guarded for centuries and find the only two people that matter. Buy now! *Beware of spoilers in the reviews below that are without spoiler alerts*

The Gender Game 4

The Gender Game 4

The Gender War

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780998299273
  • Category:
  • Page: 416
  • View: 8863
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Continue Violet and Viggo's journey in the ELECTRIFYING fourth book of The Gender Game series!

The Gender War

The Gender War

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781541294592
  • Category:
  • Page: 414
  • View: 6980
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"For the sake of Viggo, my brother, my family in Patrus, and every single citizen of our God-forsaken nations, I had to stop the war." Continue Violet and Viggo's journey in the ELECTRIFYING fourth book of The Gender Game series! Buy now.

Radical Candor

Radical Candor

Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

  • Author: Kim Scott
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 1250103509
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 272
  • View: 8580
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"I raced through RADICAL CANDOR--It’s thrilling to learn a framework that shows how to be both a better boss and a better colleague. RADICAL CANDOR is packed with illuminating truths, insightful advice, and practical suggestions, all illustrated with engaging (and often funny) stories from Kim Scott’s own experiences at places like Apple, Google, and various start-ups. Indispensable."--Gretchen Rubin author of NYT bestseller THE HAPPINESS PROJECT "Reading Radical Candor will help you build, lead, and inspire teams to do the best work of their lives. Kim Scott's insights--based on her experience, keen observational intelligence and analysis--will help you be a better leader and create a more effective organization."--Sheryl Sandberg author of the NYT bestseller LEAN IN "Kim Scott has a well-earned reputation as a kick-ass boss and a voice that CEOs take seriously. In this remarkable book, she draws on her extensive experience to provide clear and honest guidance on the fundamentals of leading others: how to give (and receive) feedback, how to make smart decisions, how to keep moving forward, and much more. If you manage people?whether it be 1 person or a 1,000--you need RADICAL CANDOR. Now."--Daniel Pink author of NYT bestseller DRIVE From the time we learn to speak, we’re told that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. When you become a manager, it’s your job to say it--and your obligation. Author Kim Scott was an executive at Google and then at Apple, where she developed a class on how to be a good boss. She has earned growing fame in recent years with her vital new approach to effective management, Radical Candor. Radical Candor is a simple idea: to be a good boss, you have to Care Personally at the same time that you Challenge Directly. When you challenge without caring it’s obnoxious aggression; when you care without challenging it’s ruinous empathy. When you do neither it’s manipulative insincerity. This simple framework can help you build better relationships at work, and fulfill your three key responsibilities as a leader: creating a culture of feedback (praise and criticism), building a cohesive team, and achieving results you’re all proud of. Radical Candor offers a guide to those bewildered or exhausted by management, written for bosses and those who manage bosses. Taken from years of the author’s experience, and distilled clearly giving actionable lessons to the reader; it shows managers how to be successful while retaining their humanity, finding meaning in their job, and creating an environment where people both love their work and their colleagues.

The Gender Games

The Gender Games

The Problem With Men and Women, From Someone Who Has Been Both

  • Author: Juno Dawson
  • Publisher: Two Roads
  • ISBN: 1473648610
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 256
  • View: 2443
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***WINNER OF THE UK BLACK PRIDE LITERARY PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION DIVA AWARDS 2017*** & AS SEEN ON TRANSFORMATION STREET *** 'Opens minds, breaks down myths and vaporises prejudice - I loved it!' Rebecca Root, star of Boy Meets Girl 'funny, thoughtful and honest ... I read most of it on the train and had to stifle laughs every few pages' Stylist 'It's a boy!' or 'It's a girl!' are the first words almost all of us hear when we enter the world. Before our names, before we have likes and dislikes - before we, or anyone else, has any idea who we are. And two years ago, as Juno Dawson went to tell her mother she was (and actually, always had been) a woman, she started to realise just how wrong we've been getting it. Gender isn't just screwing over trans people, it's messing with everyone. From little girls who think they can't be doctors to teenagers who come to expect street harassment. From exclusionist feminists to 'alt-right' young men. From men who can't cry to the women who think they shouldn't. As her body gets in line with her mind, Juno tells not only her own story, but the story of everyone who is shaped by society's expectations of gender - and what we can do about it. Featuring insights from well-known gender, feminist and trans activists including Rebecca Root, Laura Bates, Gemma Cairney, Anthony Anaxagorou, Hannah Witton, Alaska Thunderfuck and many more, The Gender Games is a frank, witty and powerful manifesto for a world in which everyone can truly be themselves.

The End of Men

The End of Men

And the Rise of Women

  • Author: Hanna Rosin
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101596929
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 336
  • View: 2709
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“You have to…play by the rules so you can get to the top and change things.” -- Sheryl Sandberg A landmark portrait of women, men, and power in a transformed world Men have been the dominant sex since, well, the dawn of mankind. But Hanna Rosin was the first to notice that this long-held truth is, astonishingly, no longer true. At this unprecedented moment, by almost every measure, women are no longer gaining on men: They have pulled decisively ahead. And “the end of men”—the title of Rosin’s Atlantic cover story on the subject—has entered the lexicon as dramatically as Betty Friedan’s “feminine mystique,” Simone de Beauvoir’s “second sex,” Susan Faludi’s “backlash,” and Naomi Wolf’s “beauty myth” once did. In this landmark book, Rosin reveals how this new state of affairs is radically shifting the power dynamics between men and women at every level of society, with profound implications for marriage, sex, children, work, and more. With wide-ranging curiosity and insight unhampered by assumptions or ideology, Rosin shows how the radically different ways men and women today earn, learn, spend, couple up—even kill—has turned the big picture upside down. And in The End of Men she helps us see how, regardless of gender, we can adapt to the new reality and channel it for a better future.

The Gender Game 7

The Gender Game 7

The Gender End

  • Author: Bella Forrest
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781947607002
  • Category: FICTION
  • Page: 468
  • View: 3277
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The conclusion to Violet and Viggo's journey and to the Gender game series.

HBO’s Original Voices

HBO’s Original Voices

Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power

  • Author: Victoria McCollum,Giuliana Monteverde
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1315306891
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 186
  • View: 8632
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This book constitutes the first major exploration of HBO's current programming, examined in the context of the transformation of American television and global society. With studies of well-known shows such as Game of Thrones, Girls, The Leftovers, Silicon Valley, True Detective, The Looking, Ballers and Vinyl, authors examine the trends in current programming, including the rise of queer characters, era-defining comedy, reinvented fantasy series, and the content’s new awareness of gender, sexuality and family dysfunction. Interdisciplinary and international in scope, HBO’s New and Original Voices explores the sociocultural and political role and impact that HBO's current programmes have held and the ways in which it has translated and reinterpreted social discourses into its own televisual language. A significant intervention in television studies, media studies and cultural studies, this book illuminates the emergence of a new era of culturally relevant television that fans, students, and researchers will find lively, accessible and fascinating.

Hush A Bye Baby

Hush A Bye Baby

The Cradle Will Fall

  • Author: Deepanjana Pal
  • Publisher: Juggernaut Books
  • ISBN: 9386228572
  • Category:
  • Page: 264
  • View: 8489
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Dr Nandita Rai is the gynaecologist for the stars. She is on TV and radio every other week talking about women 's issues. She is a South Mumbai feminist. Every woman wants her to be their doctor. Until the Mumbai Police raid her clinic when they get a complaint that she does sex selective abortions. Is the celebrity doctor aborting female fetuses? If she is, then the police need to build a watertight case. Dr Rai has friends in high places, her patients clam up and her paperwork is clean. The case seems to be going nowhere until Sub-inspector Reshma Gabuji begins to dig up Dr Rai 's secret online presence and uncovers a ruthless vigilante group.

The War Against Boys

The War Against Boys

How Misguided Policies are Harming Our Young Men

  • Author: Christina Hoff Sommers
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1501125427
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 288
  • View: 5943
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An updated and revised edition of the controversial classic--now more relevant than ever--argues that boys are the ones languishing socially and academically, resulting in staggering social and economic costs. Girls and women were once second-class citizens in the nation's schools. Americans responded w ith concerted efforts to give girls and women the attention and assistance that was long overdue. Now, after two major waves of feminism and decades of policy reform, women have made massive strides in education. Today they outperform men in nearly every measure of social, academic, and vocational well-being. Christina Hoff Sommers contends that it's time to take a hard look at present-day realities and recognize that boys need help. Called "provocative and controversial . . . impassioned and articulate" ("The Christian Science M"onitor), this edition of "The War Against Boys" offers a new preface and six radically revised chapters, plus updates on the current status of boys throughout the book. Sommers argues that the problem of male underachievement is persistent and worsening. Among the new topics Sommers tackles: how the war against boys is harming our economic future, and how boy-averse trends such as the decline of recess and zero-tolerance disciplinary policies have turned our schools into hostile environments for boys. As our schools become more feelings-centered, risk-averse, competition-free, and sedentary, they move further and further from the characteristic needs of boys. She offers realistic, achievable solutions to these problems that include boy-friendly pedagogy, character and vocational education, and the choice of single-sex classrooms. "The War Against Boys" is an incisive, rigorous, and heartfelt argument in favor of recognizing and confronting a new reality: boys are languishing in education and the price of continued neglect is economically and socially prohibitive.

The Global Gender Gap Report 2009

The Global Gender Gap Report 2009

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: World Economic Forum
  • ISBN: 9295044282
  • Category: Sex discrimination
  • Page: 196
  • View: 2928
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"The Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria, and provides country rankings that allow for effective comparions across regions and income groups, over time"-- Page 3.

George (Scholastic Gold)

George (Scholastic Gold)

  • Author: Alex Gino
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • ISBN: 0545812585
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 208
  • View: 7143
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A bright, bold debut about a girl who happens to have been born a boy, but refuses to let that stand in the way of her dream.

The Gender Trap

The Gender Trap

Parents and the Pitfalls of Raising Boys and Girls

  • Author: Emily W. Kane
  • Publisher: NYU Press
  • ISBN: 0814737838
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 287
  • View: 9757
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"Emily Kane shows clearly that most parents understand children's personality to be some combination of nature and nurture, and many wish they could help nurture their children to escape gender traps. Yet these parents are themselves trapped by the gender structure itself, especially the accountability they feel to other people's expectations, and the fear that if their boys are free to explore activities usually associated with girls they will be punished by the world around them. The author shows clearly that to help parents navigate childrearing, we have to change the world around them. A good read, perfect for the undergraduate classroom, and clear enough even to give to those new parents in your family or the neighborhood."--Cover.

Women & Power

Women & Power

A Manifesto

  • Author: Mary Beard
  • Publisher: Profile Books
  • ISBN: 1782834532
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 74
  • View: 5732
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Number One Sunday Times Bestseller Why the popular resonance of 'mansplaining' (despite the intense dislike of the term felt by many men)? It hits home for us because it points straight to what it feels like not to be taken seriously: a bit like when I get lectured on Roman history on Twitter. Britain's best-known classicist Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist. With wry wit, she revisits the gender agenda and shows how history has treated powerful women. Her examples range from the classical world to the modern day, from Medusa and Athena to Theresa May and Hillary Clinton. Beard explores the cultural underpinnings of misogyny, considering the public voice of women, our cultural assumptions about women's relationship with power, and how powerful women resist being packaged into a male template. With personal reflections on her own experiences of the sexism and gendered aggression she has endured online, Mary asks: if women aren't perceived to be within the structures of power, isn't it power that we need to redefine? From the author of international bestseller SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.

The Female Brain

The Female Brain

  • Author: Louann Brizendine, M.D.
  • Publisher: Harmony
  • ISBN: 9780767928410
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 304
  • View: 1954
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Since Dr. Brizendine wrote The Female Brain ten years ago, the response has been overwhelming. This New York Times bestseller has been translated into more than thirty languages, has sold nearly a million copies between editions, and has most recently inspired a romantic comedy starring Whitney Cummings and Sofia Vergara. And its profound scientific understanding of the nature and experience of the female brain continues to guide women as they pass through life stages, to help men better understand the girls and women in their lives, and to illuminate the delicate emotional machinery of a love relationship. Every brain begins as a female brain. It only becomes male eight weeks after conception, when excess testosterone shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice as large. Louann Brizendine, M.D. is a pioneering neuropsychiatrist who brings together the latest findings to show how the unique structure of the female brain determines how women think, what they value, how they communicate, and whom they’ll love. Brizendine reveals the neurological explanations behind why • A woman remembers fights that a man insists never happened • A teen girl is so obsessed with her looks and talking on the phone • Thoughts about sex enter a woman’s brain once every couple of days but enter a man’s brain about once every minute • A woman knows what people are feeling, while a man can’t spot an emotion unless somebody cries or threatens bodily harm • A woman over 50 is more likely to initiate divorce than a man Women will come away from this book knowing that they have a lean, mean communicating machine. Men will develop a serious case of brain envy.

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

Play in Three Acts

  • Author: Tennessee Williams
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • ISBN: 9780822210894
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 107
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Tennessee Williams' classic drama studies the emotional disintegration of a Southern woman whose last chance for happiness is destroyed by her vindictive brother-in-law.