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African Sexualities: A Reader

African Sexualities: A Reader

Sylvia Tamale

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|June 1, 2011

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A groundbreaking book, accessible but scholarly, by African activists. It uses research, life stories, and artistic expression—including essays, case studies, poetry, news clips, songs, fiction, memoirs, letters, interviews, short film scripts, and…
Breaking Into The Lab: Engineering Progress For Women In Science
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Why are there so few women in science? In  Breaking into the Lab , Sue Rosser uses the experiences of successful women scientists and engineers to answer the question of why elite institutions have so few women scientists and engineers tenured on their…
Confronting Female Genital Mutilation: The Role of Youth and ICTs in Changing Africa
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In the age of the internet, abolishing FGM in Africa is primarily a matter of young people, gender and citizenship. It requires a cross-sectional vision of development. This book reports on an innovative action-research project in Francophone West Africa.
Governing Girls: Rehabilitation in the Age of Risk
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Recognizing the significant media hype and moral panic over assaults and violent crimes perpetrated by young women in recent years, this investigation reveals how Canadian governmental response to control crime overall and provide citizen protection has taken…
Talking about Identity: Encounters in Race, Ethnicity, and Language
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"Where are you from?" "What is your nationality?" "I didn't know you were..." "I'm not racist, but..." "It's just a joke." "What does a white person know about racism?" "Some of my best friends are..." James and Shadd's enormously popular Talking About…
Riches For The Poor

Riches For The Poor

Earl Shorris

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|August 24, 2000

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In this groundbreaking work, Shorris examines the nature of poverty in America today. Why are people poor, and why do they stay poor? Shorris argues that they lack politics, or the ability to participate fully in the public world; knowing only the immediacy and…
THE IGBO PEOPLE: Culture and Character
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Tracing the origin of the Igbo people back to the Bantu in antiquity, and exploring the etymology of the word Igbo, the author notes that, although the name is not native to the language, the people have always inhabited the same geo-physical environment, held…
Technical, Social and Legal Issues in Virtual Communities: Emerging Environments
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Technical, Social and Legal Issues in Virtual Communities: Emerging Environments examines a variety of issues related to virtual communities and social networking, addressing issues related to team identification, leader-member issues, social networking for…
Practical Clinical Supervision for Counselors: An Experiential Guide
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As the field of counseling continues to experience major growth, the need for clinical supervisors is growing proportionally. This stand-alone text for graduate and post-Masters level supervision courses contains all of the information clinical supervisors will…
Generations: The Time Machine In Theory And Practice
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Generations: The Time Machine in Theory and Practice challenges the fragmented and diverse use of the concept of generation commonly found in the social sciences. It approaches the concept in a manner that stretches the sociological imagination away from its…
Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader, 2nd Edition
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Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader, 2nd edition, brings together articles on themes and topics at the forefront of feminist inquiry and research. Compiled of articles previously published in CWS/cf, it offers a unique and historical perspective of…
Booze: A Distilled History: A Distilled History
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Booze is a history of Canadian drink and drinking from the European conquest to the present. Filled with photographs, ads, and cartoons, this multifaceted story features the liquor traffic, alcohol in Native communities, the law and prohibition, public…
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