Women, Work, and Globalization

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Routledge #ad - The impact of sexual trafficking and exploitation, care labor, and transnational migration on women. Intended as a supplemental text for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Women/Gender Issues, Family Diversity, Gender and Families, sociology, human development and family studies, business, gender and/or women’s studies, political science, social work, Work and Family, Global/International Families, and Urban Sociology taught in psychology, Multicultural Families, and anthropology.

Key literature from family studies, sociology, IO, anthropology, and economics. This book examines the resulting gender role, work, and family issues from a comparative worldwide perspective. Working allows women to earn an income, acquire new skills, and forge social connections. The changing role of men in the global work-family arena.

Women, Work, and Globalization #ad - Researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in these fields will also appreciate this thought provoking book. This transformation is impacting everyone's lives. The book argues that despite policy reforms and a rhetoric of equality, women still have unique experiences from men both at work and at home. The book concludes with suggestions for global initiatives that assist women in balancing work and family responsibilities while decreasing their vulnerabilities.

Programs and policies that have effectively assisted women are explored in Part 3 including initiatives instituted by NGOs and governments in developing countries and programs policies that help women balance work and family in industrialized countries. Women, work, and globalization explores: Key issues surrounding work and families from a global cross-cultural perspective.

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

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Vintage #ad - Drawing on the breadth of their combined reporting experience, clarity, and, sadness, Kristof and WuDunn depict our world with anger, ultimately, hope. They show how a little help can transform the lives of women and girls abroad. Great product! Countries such as china have prospered precisely because they emancipated women and brought them into the formal economy.

Throughout much of the world, the greatest unexploited economic resource is the female half of the population. Kristof and sheryl wudunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman who suffered devastating injuries in childbirth.

Unleashing that process globally is not only the right thing to do; it’s also the best strategy for fighting poverty. Deeply felt, pragmatic, and inspirational, Half the Sky is essential reading for every global citizen. The ethiopian woman had her injuries repaired and in time became a surgeon. A zimbabwean mother of five, counseled to return to school, earned her doctorate and became an expert on AIDS.

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide #ad - Through these stories, kristof and WuDunn help us see that the key to economic progress lies in unleashing women’s potential. They make clear how so many people have helped to do just that, and how we can each do our part. 1 national bestsellerfrom two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

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Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy

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Holt Paperbacks #ad - This broad-scale transfer of labor results in an odd displacement, in which the female energy that flows to wealthy countries is subtracted from poor ones―easing a "care deficit" in rich countries, while creating one back home. Confronting a range of topics from the fate of Vietnamese mail-order brides to the importation of Mexican nannies in Los Angeles, Global Woman offers an original look at a world increasingly shaped by mass migration and economic exchange.

Collected and with an introduction by bestselling social critics Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild, this groundbreaking anthology reveals a new era in which the main resource extracted from developing nations is no longer gold or silver, but love. There are many tempting reasons to pick up Global Woman.

Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy #ad - The new york times Women are moving around the globe as never before. Each year, millions leave third world countries to work in the homes, nurseries, and brothels of the first world. But for every female executive racking up frequent flier miles, there are multitudes of women whose journeys go unnoticed.

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From Outrage to Courage: The Unjust and Unhealthy Situation of Women in Poorer Countries and What They are Doing About It: Second Edition

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Anne\Firth Murray #ad - In this searing cradle-to-grave review, Anne Firth Murray tackles health issues from sex selective abortion and unequal access to food and health care to the challenges faced by aging women. From half a million women who die in pregnancy and childbirth to one out of three women suffering domestic violence worldwide, from 90 million girls who do not go to school to HIV/AIDS spreading fastest among adolescent girls, women around the world face unique health challenges.

Great product! Murray makes clear that the issues are social, and political much more than they are medical, ethical, and she goes further to provide hope that positive change can happen.

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From Outrage to Courage: Women Taking Action for Health and Justice

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Common Courage Press #ad - From china to india, from indonesia to Kenya, Anne Firth Murray takes readers on a whirlwind tour of devastation—and resistance. Looking at how gender inequality affects basic nutrition, Murray makes clear the issues are political more than they are medical. In an inspiring look, From Outrage to Courage shows how women are organizing the world over.

. In this searing cradle-to-grave review, Murray tackles health issues from prenatal care to challenges faced by aging women. Great product! From sex-selective abortions to millions of girls who are "disappeared, " from 90 million girls who do not go to school to HIV/AIDS spreading fastest among adolescent girls, women face unique health challenges, writes Anne Firth Murray.

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Voices in the Park

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DK Children #ad - I settled on a bench. I was amazed. A family life critic’s choice award winner, Voices in the Park uses radically different perspectives to give fascinating depth to an otherwise simple story. Four people enter a park, and through their eyes we see four different visions. There's the bossy woman, the sad man, the lonely boy, and the young girl whose warmth touches those she meets.

As the story moves from one voice to another, their perspectives are reflected in the shifting landscape and seasons. This is an intriguing, multi-layered, enormously entertaining book that demands to be read again and again. Different characters tell the same story from their own perspectives in this timeless children’s story book, friendship, which explores the themes of alienation, and the bizarre amid the mundane.

Voices in the Park #ad - Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. I felt really, really happy. I called his name.

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Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet

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Wiley #ad - Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Great product! Environmental science: earth as a living Planet, Ninth Edition provides emphasis on the scientific process throughout the book and gives readers the structure to develop their critical thinking skills. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the 9th edition continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field.

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Crossing the River with Dogs: Problem Solving for College Students

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Wiley #ad - Please read. Great product! Crossing the river with dogs: problem solving for College Students has been adapted from the popular high school text to provide an accessible and coherent college-level course in mathematical problem solving for adults. Focusing entirely on problem solving and using issues relevant to college students for examples,  the authors continue their approach of explaining classic as well as non-traditional strategies through dialogs among fictitious students.

This text is appropriate for a problem solving, mathematics for elementary teachers, liberal arts mathematics, or developmental mathematics course. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.

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Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories, and Approaches to Learning 3rd Edition

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Pearson #ad - Note: this is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. The enhanced  etext  features are only available in the Pearson  eText format. Now also available as a pearson video-enhanced eText, this new edition reflects recent changes in early care and education practice based on legislative and policy changes, as well as the latest research on effective practice.

. To order the enhanced pearson etext packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133830918. The pearson etext app is available on Google Play and in the App Store. They are not available in third-party  eTexts  or downloads. Foundations and best practices in early childhood education, roles, 3/e presents a broad exploration of the scope, and practices of working with and for children and families that’s ideal for both the beginning educator, as well as for those with experience teaching young children who are working to further their education.

Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories, and Approaches to Learning 3rd Edition #ad - Great product! Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Included are contextualized videos, additional charts and graphic features, Learning Outcomes, streamlined summaries, coverage of evidence-based practice and Common Core State Standards, and some important content changes that bring the material up-to-date and in step with today’s latest information in the field.

The enhanced pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience.

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Social Psychology

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Wadsworth Publishing #ad - Coverage of culture and diversity is integrated into every chapter by Hazel Rose Markus, a leader and respected researcher in the study of cultural psychology. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Distinguished by its current-events emphasis, ninth edition, strong diversity coverage, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, the aim to bring the outside world into the field of social psychology, and engaging connections drawn between social psychology and everyday life, remains one of the most scholarly and well-written books in its field.

Please read. Integrating classic and contemporary research, the book also includes comprehensive coverage of social cognition and evolutionary psychology, and features authoritative material on social psychology and the law. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.

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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities 5th Edition

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Pearson #ad - These includes imap videos, and brand new Common Core videos, eManipulatives, Responding to Students Videos, Demonstration videos, and GeoGebra animations. With in-class collaboration and activities, she challenges students to be actively engaged. This enables students to have a richer experience in the classroom while working through the book activities and problems.

Beckmann’s text covers the common Core State Standards for Mathematics CCSSM now implemented in most states. Empowering tomorrow’s math teachers mathematics for future elementary Teachers with Activities , 5 th  Edition connects the foundations of teaching elementary math and the “why” behind procedures, formulas and reasoning so students gain a deeper understanding to bring into their own classrooms.

Through her text, Beckmann teaches mathematical principles while addressing the realities of being a teacher. In addition to basic skills review, the MyLab Math course includes a wealth of resources to help students visualize the concepts and understand how they come into play in an elementary classroom.

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An inquiry-based approach to this course allows future teachers to learn through exploration and group work, leading to a deeper understanding of mathematics.

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