Category: Women

  • Women with Epilepsy: A Handbook of Health and Treatment by Martha J. Morrell, Kerry L. Flynn

    By Martha J. Morrell, Kerry L. Flynn

    This instruction manual assembles a group of specialists to study the targeted difficulties confronted via girls with epilepsy. Epilepsy remedies have an effect on fertility and will reason being pregnant issues and beginning defects, yet many of the to be had medications were established on males. additionally, hormone results on seizures are of specific obstacle to ladies at puberty, at menopause, and over the menstrual cycle. Many health-care prone will not be educated concerning the specific matters dealing with girls with epilepsy. This publication, released in organization with the Epilepsy origin of the US, fills that hole and offers ladies with epilepsy with the knowledge they should be potent self-advocates.
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  • Dietland: A Novel by Sarai Walker

    By Sarai Walker

    The vitamin revolution is the following. And it’s armed.

    Plum Kettle does her top to not be spotted, simply because while you’re fats, to be spotted is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. along with her activity answering fan mail for a favored youngster girls’ journal, she is biding her time till her weight loss surgical procedure. merely then can her precise existence as a skinny individual eventually begin.

    Then, while a mysterious girl begins following her, Plum reveals herself falling down a rabbit gap and into an underground neighborhood of ladies who reside existence on their lonesome phrases. There Plum has the same opinion to a sequence of demanding situations that strength her to accommodate her prior, her doubts, and the genuine charges of changing into “beautiful.” whilst, a perilous guerrilla staff known as “Jennifer” starts to terrorize a global that mistreats girls, and as Plum grapples along with her own struggles, she turns into entangled in a sinister plot. the implications are explosive.

    Dietland is a daring, unique, and humorous debut novel that takes at the attractiveness undefined, gender inequality, and our weight-loss obsession—from the interior out, and with fists flying.
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  • Representing Lives: Women and Auto Biography by Alison Donnell, Pauline Polkey

    By Alison Donnell, Pauline Polkey

    This eclectic and entire choice of essays explores modern matters and debates relating women’s auto-biographical representations from more than a few disciplinary views. With authoritative contributions from a couple of popular figures within the box of women’s auto/biography, in addition to cutting edge new voices, the amount deals a huge and modern lens at the matters and debates appropriate to the act of representing women's lives.
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  • Personal Life, Young Women and Higher Education: A by Kirsty Finn

    By Kirsty Finn

    The event of upper schooling within the united kingdom has develop into an more and more universal phenomenon within the twenty first century. This publication explores the emotional and ethical value of the relationships younger women improve at college, similar to neighbors, relations and housemates, through the use of a seven-year qualitative longitudinal examine of the transitional interval.
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  • Laker Girl by Steve Springer, Jeanie Buss

    By Steve Springer, Jeanie Buss

    Booklet Date: November 1, 2013
    The never-before-told tale of the Buss family members and of 1 woman's upward push to the head in a man's international, Laker lady is an unparalleled glimpse into the glamorous global of the l. a. Lakers. it's also a behind-the-scenes magazine of the 2009–10 Lakers season, a 12 months during which the franchise captured its sixteenth international championship. by the point Jeanie used to be 19, she was once already a high-ranking government with global group Tennis. this present day, she is the Lakers' government vice chairman of industrial operations and the most influential ladies in specialist activities. alongside the way in which, she's rubbed elbows with all people from Michael Jordan, John McEnroe, and Shaquille O'Neal to Ryan Seacrest, Khloe Kardashian, Hugh Hefner, and Jack Nicholson. And she's performed all of it in her personal specified, inimitable variety. during this up to date version, Buss discusses her contemporary engagement to Phil Jackson and appears again at the Lakers' eventful prior 3 seasons—an period that has incorporated a number of training adjustments, adjustments within the entrance place of work, a brand new television deal, and masses extra.
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