Download E-books The Pentagon Spy (The Hardy Boys, Book 61) PDF

By Franklin W. Dixon

First necessary vintage climate vanes are stolen in Pennsylvania Dutch nation and Frank and Joe are employed to seize the thieves. in the meantime, their father is requested to discover a lacking army worker and a top-secret executive record. what's the connection among the lacking climate vanes and the Pentagon undercover agent? the ultimate chapters of this exciting secret discover a gorgeous revelation!

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Download E-books Sharing Our Stories of Survival: Native Women Surviving Violence (Tribal Legal Studies) PDF

By Sarah Deer

A basic advent to the social and criminal concerns concerned with acts of violence opposed to local ladies, this book's individuals are legal professionals, social employees, social scientists, writers, poets, and sufferers. within the U.S. local girls are much more likely than ladies from the other team to endure violence, from rape and battery to extra sophisticated varieties of abuse, and Sharing Our tales of Survival explores the explanations and outcomes of such habit. The tales and case-studies provided listed here are frequently painful and uncooked, and the facts are overwhelmingly grim; yet a countervailing subject additionally runs via this tremendous informative quantity: some of the ladies who look in those pages are survivors, usually reinforced via their travails, and the violence tested here's human violence, that means that it may be replaced, if basically with a lot attempt and schooling. step one is to put out the reality for all to work out, and that's the objective complete by way of this ebook.

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Download E-books Angry Men and the Women Who Love Them: Breaking the Cycle of Physical and Emotional Abuse PDF

By Paul Hegstrom

From the earliest years of his marriage, Paul Hegstrom dealt with his difficulties and frustrations the one method he knew how: with fists and fury. speaking concerning the challenge merely intensified his rage. Going into the Christian ministry didn’t aid both, the guilt in basic terms magnified his melancholy. dealing with a cost of tried homicide and a jail time period, Hegstrom received the warning sign he wanted. With specialist support and an excessive fight with religious matters, he started the long strategy of therapeutic and recovery.Through a desirable, but thorough exam of the mental elements of assorted different types of abuse, in addition to actual examples from his personal existence and others, Hegstrom issues the way in which again to wholeness and freedom. a useful reduction for the fellow who batters, the lady who feels trapped, and the pastor, counselor, or pal who desperately desires to aid them either, indignant males and the ladies Who Love Them deals directly solutions for these prepared to beat the cycle of violence. The revised and up to date variation encompasses a new bankruptcy that discusses the physiological and mental alterations within the mind whilst abuse happens.

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Download E-books When Wallflowers Dance: Becoming a Woman of Righteous Confidence PDF

By Angela Thomas

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When we have been , we have been not babies-we have been turning into little ladies. And once we have been 13, we have been leaving adolescence at the back of, changing into younger women. yet someplace alongside the best way, we stopped turning into. We turned "un-women." Wallflowers who're simply respiring and smiling and mixing in to stick out of the way.

That isn't really what God had in brain while He created us. He desires us to maintain changing into. He desires us to develop into powerful, decisive, clever, artistic, passionate, courageous-all the issues we have dreamed of turning into. whilst Wallflowers Dance is a clean problem to girls who've lived hesitant, wary lives yet lengthy to damage loose and dance!

Using either Scripture and tale, Angela Thomas addresses the attributes of "becoming" and the liberty we have now in Christ to maintain constructing the features that mirror our God-given longings.

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Download E-books Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age PDF

To date, so much examine on immigrant girls and hard work forces has interested in the participation of immigrant girls on formal hard work markets. during this research, participants concentrate on casual economies corresponding to well-being care, family paintings, road merchandising, and the garment undefined, the place displaced and undocumented ladies usually tend to paintings. simply because such casual exertions markets are unregulated, a lot of those employees face abusive operating stipulations that aren't said for worry of activity loss or deportation. In interpreting the advanced dynamics of ways immigrant ladies navigate political and financial uncertainties, this assortment highlights the real position of citizenship prestige in defining immigrant women's possibilities, wages, and hard work conditions.
Contributors are Pallavi Banerjee, Grace Chang, Margaret M. Chin, Jennifer Jihye Chun, Héctor R. Cordero-Guzmán, Emir Estrada, Lucy Fisher, Nilda Flores-González, Ruth Gomberg-Munoz, Anna Romina Guevarra, Shobha Hamal Gurung, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, María de l. a. Luz Ibarra, Miliann Kang, George Lipsitz, Lolita Andrada Lledo, Lorena Muñoz, Bandana Purkayastha, Mary Romero, younger Shin, Michelle Téllez, and Maura Toro-Morn.

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Download E-books Madame Jazz: Contemporary Women Instrumentalists PDF

By Leslie Gourse

Nadine Jansen, a flugelhornist and pianist, recalls an evening within the Nineteen Forties while a guy got here out of the viewers as she used to be enjoying either tools. "I hate to determine a girl do that," he defined as he hit the tip of her horn, approximately chipping her enamel. part a century later, a major band named Diva made its debut in manhattan on March 30, 1993, with Melissa Slocum on bass, Sue Terry on alto sax, Lolly Bienenfeld on trombone, Sherrie Maricle on drums, and a bunch of alternative respectable instrumentalists. The band made one of these stable impact that it used to be instantly booked to play at Carnegie corridor the subsequent yr. when you had but to note, Diva signaled the emergence of ladies musicians as an important strength in jazz.

Madame Jazz is an engaging invitation to the interior international of girls in jazz. Ranging basically from the past due Nineteen Seventies to modern-day forefront of functionality jazz in manhattan urban and at the West Coast, it chronicles a very important time of transition as ladies take the plunge from novelty acts considered as moment type electorate to sought-out execs popular and employed for his or her consummate musicianship. writer Leslie Gourse surveys the scene within the jazz golf equipment, the live performance halls, the fairs, and the recording studios from the musicians' viewpoint. She reveals interesting growth on all fronts, but additionally lingering discrimination. The starting to be luck of ladies instrumentalists has been decades in coming, she writes. lengthy after girls grew to become approved as writers and, to a lesser quantity, as visible artists, ladies in music--classical, pop, or jazz--faced the approximately insuperable barrier of chauvinism and the nonetheless insidious strength of culture and behavior that retains so much males appearing with the musicians they've got continually labored with, different men.

Gourse offers dozens of appealing no-holds-barred interviews with either emerging stars and professional veterans. listed here are up-and-coming pianists Renee Rosnes and Rachel Z., trumpeter Rebecca Coupe Frank, saxophonist Virginia Mayhew, bassist Tracy Wormworth, and drummer Terri Lynne Carrington, and enduring legends Dorothy Donegan, Marian McParland and Shirley Horne. the following, to boot, are conversations with 3 pioneering enterprise ladies: agent and manufacturer Helen Keane, supervisor Linda Goldstein, and pageant and live performance manufacturer Cobi Narita. the entire ladies converse insightfully approximately their notion and their dedication to pursuing the track they love. also they are frank in regards to the realities of lifestyles at the street, and the additional dues girls musicians pay in a difficult and aggressive box the place everyone can pay dues. A separate bankruptcy deals a better examine ladies musicians and the continuous tension confronting those that may mix love, marriage, and/or motherhood with a existence in music.

Madame Jazz is set the background that girls jazz instrumentalists are making now, in addition to an inspiring preview of the even brighter days forward. It concludes with Frankie Nemko's vigorous assessment of the West Coast jazz scene, and appends the main complete checklist ever assembled of girls at present enjoying tools professionally.

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Download E-books Women: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources (Dover Pictorial Archive) PDF

Lush allegorical women, Grecian maids and Victorian maidens, Indians, jap, dancers, housewives, courtesans; ladies dancing, smiling, operating, weeping, flirting — an strangely wealthy sourcebook of female poses and actions, costumes, garments, way of life, and lots more and plenty more. Images chosen from infrequent problems with Leslie's Weekly, The London Illustrated information, The Graphic, and extra. 488 illustrations.

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