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By Anne Hoiberg (auth.), Anne Hoiberg (eds.)

From August four to eight, 1980, the technological know-how Committee of the North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) backed the symposium, "Women and the realm of Work," which used to be held on the lodge Sintra Estoril within the coastal zone south of Lisbon, Portugal. This symposium hatl been "in development" for the reason that 1977 whilst the assumption to organize an offer for a NATO­ subsidized symposium regarding girls and the army used to be first advised by means of Dr. Walter Wilkins, then clinical Director of the Naval overall healthiness study heart, San Diego, California. at the moment and through the former five years, expanding numbers of girls have been being recruited into army carrier not just within the usa but additionally in numerous NATO-allied international locations. Few study initiatives at the usage of ladies within the army have been stated within the clinical literature apart from paintings performed on the college of Chicago and Naval well-being study heart. numerous investigators, in spite of the fact that, have been pointed out who had lately initiated study during this area-and who expressed curiosity in partaking within the proposed symposium. a couple of months after filing the thought, Dr. B. A. Bayraktar, Director of the clinical Affairs department spoke back that the contributors of the technological know-how Committee instructed the deletion of these segments of the tentative application which pertained to ladies and the army. the explanation given for this steered swap used to be that the subject selected was once just like the subject of alternative contemporary overseas conferences.

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Download E-books Women in War: Examples from Norway and Beyond PDF

This publication examines what occurs to girls and gender family in occasions of upheaval. The event of Norway in the course of global battle II, with a few visits to different elements of the area to boot, is used to illustrate basic, gendered matters which are actualized in wars either prior and current. The authors discover no matter if gendered cultural conceptions impact the way in which battle is remembered and represented, either jointly and separately. the gathering discusses some of the roles of girls through the struggle from resistance fighter to `German tart’ and the way they have been handled and handled within the aftermath. The chapters learn the location of Jewish sufferers of persecution, international girl labourers and homosexual males, in addition to the gendered reaction exhibited via the courts in post-war trials of lady nation police staff. The booklet concludes by way of following the fight to convey women’s function in warfare and peacebuilding onto the foreign time table. This ebook may be of curiosity to scholars and students within the box of criminology, in addition to peace and clash reports, political technology, sociology of legislations, background, social paintings, social pedagogy, psychology and gender stories.

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Download E-books Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham PDF

By Mary S. Lovell

The New York Times bestseller: “Every web page is stuffed with revelations, gossip and engaging information about Markham.”―Diane Ackerman, The big apple instances e-book Review

Born in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham used to be a infamous attractiveness. She expert race horses and had scandalous affairs, yet she is such a lot remembered for being a pioneering aviatrix. She turned the 1st lady to go the Atlantic Ocean and the 1st individual to make it from London to long island nonstop. In Mary S. Lovell’s definitive biography, Beryl takes on new life―vividly portrayed through a grasp biographer whose wisdom of her topic is exceptional. sixteen pages of images

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Download E-books Abandoned: The Sad Death of Dianne Brimble PDF

By Geesche Jacobsen

On September 24, 2002, Queensland mom Dianne Brimble used to be came upon lifeless at the flooring of a cabin at the cruise send Pacific Sky lower than 24 hours into what was once to be the vacation of an entire life. The cabin belonged to 4 males from Adelaide who have been a part of a gaggle of 8 colourful characters, whom the media may later describe because the so much hated males in Australia. inside of hours of Dianne Brimble's loss of life, it emerged that she have been showered and dressed sooner than scientific support used to be referred to as. quickly there have been rumors of drug use and team intercourse, which grew into allegations of rape and homicide. Cruise group of workers did not safe the cabin, permitting the lads again in to gather their assets, hence making the reality much more tricky to figure out. A police research, a high-profile inquest, a grieving relatives, and a felony trial probed what went on in these few an important early morning hours finishing in her demise. This notable case, which captivated Australia, highlights the tremendous line among lax ethical accountability, legal negligence, and the way simply issues can get out of hand while care is abandoned.

Winner, 2011 Ned Kelly Awards, actual Crime category
Shortlisted, 2011 Walkley Award for most sensible Nonfiction Book

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Download E-books Venus & Serena Williams (2nd Revised Edition) (Amazing Athletes (Paperback)) PDF

By Madeline Donaldson

Fierce opponents at the court docket and quick pals off of it, the Williams sisters are of tenniss most eminent avid gamers. Their astounding expertise and in-your-face type of play have helped them to almost single-handedly revitalize the game of tennis. From their begin at the challenging streets of southern California to their Grand Slam wins and unparalleled endorsement contracts, keep on with the Williams sisters upward thrust to the pinnacle of the womens expert tennis scene.

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Download E-books The Masks of Mary Renault: A Literary Biography PDF

By Caroline Zilboorg

Born Eileen Mary Challans in London in 1905, Mary Renault wrote six winning modern novels prior to turning to the historic fiction approximately old Greece for which she is healthier identified. whereas Renault's novels are nonetheless very hot, her existence and paintings have by no means been thoroughly tested. Caroline Zilboorg seeks to treatment this in The mask of Mary Renault through exploring Renault's id as a proficient author and a sexual lady in a society within which neither of those identities was once transparent or easy.

Although Renault's existence was once something yet usual, this truth has frequently been obscured via her writing. The daughter of a physician, she grew up conveniently and attended a boarding college in Bristol. She got a level in English from St. Hugh's university in Oxford in 1928, yet she selected to not pursue an educational profession. in its place, she made up our minds to wait the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, the place she informed to be a nurse. With the outbreak of the second one global conflict, she used to be assigned to the Winford Emergency clinic in Bristol and in short labored with Dunkirk evacuees. She went directly to paintings within the Radcliffe Infirmary's mind surgical procedure ward and was once there until eventually 1945.

It used to be in the course of her nurse's education that Renault met Julie Mullard, who grew to become her lifelong spouse. this crucial lesbian dating either resolved and posed many difficulties for Renault, now not the least of which was once how she was once to jot down approximately matters immediately intensely own and socially tough. In 1939, Renault released her first novel less than a pseudonym so one can masks her identification. It used to be a time whilst she was once suffering not just together with her vocation (nursing and writing), but in addition along with her sexual id within the social and ethical context of English existence in the course of the war.

In 1948, Renault left England with Mullard for South Africa and not lower back. It was once in South Africa that she made the shift from her early modern novels of manners to the mature ancient novels of Hellenic existence. The classical settings allowed Renault to masks fabric too explosive to accommodate without delay whereas at the same time giving her an "academic" freedom to jot down approximately matters very important to her—among them conflict, peace, profession, women's roles, male and female homosexuality, and bisexuality.

Renault's reception complicates an realizing of her success, for she has a different prestige in the educational group, the place she is either greatly learn and little written approximately. Her curiosity in sexuality and particularly in homosexuality and bisexuality, in fluid gender roles and identities, warrants a rereading and reevaluation of her paintings. Eloquently written and commonly researched, The mask of Mary Renault can be of designated worth to somebody drawn to women's reports or English literature.

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Download E-books Lady Magic: The Autobiography of Nancy Lieberman-Cline PDF

By Nancy Lieberman-Cline

The tale of a "street-smart long island child" who parlayed her actual skills, decision, and force into an out- status basketball profession, Pan American and Olympic video game medals, and a million-dollar financial institution stability. Nicknamed "Lady Magic" as a result of her remarkable basketball talents she is likely one of the country's best girl athletes.

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Download E-books Abraham Polonsky: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series) PDF

By Andrew Dickos

Abraham Polonsky (1910–1999), screenwriter and filmmaker of the mid-twentieth-century Left, well-known his writerly challenge to bare the aspirations of his characters in a cloth society based to undermine their hopes. within the procedure, he ennobled their fight. His auspicious starting in Hollywood reached a zenith together with his Oscar-nominated screenplay for Robert Rossen’s boxing noir, Body and Soul (1947), and his inaugural movie as author and director, Force of Evil (1948), prior to he used to be blacklisted throughout the McCarthy witch hunt.

Polonsky estimated cinema as a latest artist. His aesthetic appreciation for every technical section of the display aroused him to create voiceovers of city cadences―poetic monologues spoken through the city’s everyman, embodied by means of the actor who performed his heroes top, John Garfield. His use of David Raksin’s rating in Force of Evil, opposed to the backdrop of the grandeur of latest York City’s panorama and the clash among the brothers Joe and Leo Morse, increased movie noir into classical relations tragedy.

Like Garfield, Polonsky confronted persecution and an aborted occupation throughout the blacklist. yet in contrast to Garfield, Polonsky survived to renew his occupation in Hollywood in the course of the ferment of the overdue sixties. Then his imaginative and prescient of a altering society stumbled on allegorical expression in Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, his notable anti-Western displaying the destruction of the Paiute insurgent outsider, Willie Boy, and cementing Polonsky as an ethical voice in cinema.

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Download E-books Directors Tell the Story: Master the Craft of Television and Film Directing PDF

Move over, videos: the hottest storytelling this present day is on tv, the place the multi-episodic structure is used for wealthy personality improvement and cutting edge tale arcs. Directors inform the tale, moment Edition offers infrequent perception and suggestion instantly from A-list tv administrators whose credit contain NCIS, NCIS New Orleans, Nashville, Criminal Minds and lots of extra.

Here, in a single quantity, examine every little thing you want to understand to develop into a superb director, no longer in basic terms an outstanding one. overlaying every little thing via prep, shoot, and publish, the authors provide sensible guideline on tips on how to craft an inventive imaginative and prescient, translate a script right into a visible tale, determine and hold the appear and feel of a tv express or movie, lead the solid and workforce, hold a posh operation operating on time and on finances, and successfully oversee enhancing and post-production. Directors inform the tale provides behind-the-scenes entry to the secrets and techniques of profitable administrators, in addition to routines that use unique scripted material.

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Bethany Rooney

has directed over 200 episodes of prime-time community exhibits, including NCIS, The Originals, Nashville, NCIS New Orleans, and felony Minds. She teaches the Warner Brothers Directing Workshop and serves on a variety of committees on the administrators Guild of America.

Mary Lou Belli

is a two-time Emmy Award successful manufacturer, author, and director in addition to the writer of 2 books. She directed NCIS New Orleans, Monk, Hart of Dixie, the sport, Girlfriends, and The Wizards of Waverly position. She teaches directing at USC’s institution of Cinematic Arts.

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