The Other Half Of Gender
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📒The Other Half Of Gender ✍ Ian Bannon
✏The Other Half of Gender Book Summary : This book is an attempt to bring the gender and development debate full circle-from a much-needed focus on empowering women to a more comprehensive gender framework that considers gender as a system that affects both women and men. The chapters in this book explore definitions of masculinity and male identities in a variety of social contexts, drawing from experiences in Latin America, the Caribbean and sub-Saharan Africa. It draws on a slowly emerging realization that attaining the vision of gender equality will be difficult, if not impossible, without changing the ways in which masculinities are defined and acted upon. Although changing male gender norms will be a difficult and slow process, we must begin by understanding how versions of masculinities are defined and acted upon.
📒The Other Half ✍ Simona Scarpaleggia
✏The Other Half Book Summary : We live in a world that is unequal by nature. One could even say that its diversity is essential to all the world’s survival. However, inequality among human beings is one of society’s biggest problems. This book is about opportunities. It is about being at the forefront of a paradigm change and a win-win situation. And it is about leading one of the most compelling and exciting shifts in our society: women’s empowerment. Company leaders are used to dealing with radical changes in markets, but there is a story that corporations all over the globe have chosen to ignore. This story is the sum total of millions of lost opportunities, because over half the potential workforce was left behind. Although half the population is made up of women, only 50% of them can earn a decent living. The Other Half sets out to change just that.
📒The Economy S Other Half ✍ James Heintz
✏The Economy s Other Half Book Summary : The author describes the shortcomings of macroeconomics that pay little attention to the role of gender in the economy and the implications of macro-level policies on gender equality. The book researches three areas: How and why macroeconomics policies affect women and men differently, considering both fiscal policy (government spending, taxation and borrowing) and monetary policy (interventions that affect the money supply, interest rates and exchange rates). These policies are gender blind rather than gender neutral, and can replicate and reinforce existing inequalities. Why the identification and measurement of the variables that form the basis of macroeconomics are incomplete and lead to poor policy choices. And how investments in human beings, including unpaid and non-market care, is not only important for recognizing women's (and men's) unpaid work, but affect the economy's prospects and women's and men's well-being across generations, and also fundamentally change how we think about macroeconomics.
📒The Other Half ✍ Jacqueline Wiseman
✏The Other Half Book Summary : This current study has emerged from two decades of the author's investigations in related areas: alcoholism and domestic relations. Its canvas is broadly comparative, drawing on interviews and data gathered in the United States and Finland. The domestic drama of The Other Half is played out both in the private scene of the home and the more public scene of the workplace, and against these two differing national backgrounds. Despite the many expected and perceived cultural differences between the countries, the effects of alcoholism on the family are shown to be the same.Dr. Wiseman's study offers theoretical insights gleaned from its perspective on alcoholism as an interactive phenomenon,to which the concepts of G.H. Mead and Blumer can be applied to illuminate the carefully presented data and go beyond them. New terrain in studies of alcoholism is thereby explored, including such themes as the social construction by the subjects of their husbands' drinking, their marriage and their self-images; the strategy of coping mechanisms; and the effects of the crisis of alcoholism on gender, sex roles, and power differentials.The Other Half complements Dr. Wiseman's prize-winning work on the treatment of Skid Row alcoholics, Stations of the Lost, while involving issues of greater complexity on both the methodological and theoretical plane.
📒The Other Half Of The Coconut ✍ K. Srilata
✏The Other Half of the Coconut Book Summary : The Self-Respect Movement launched by Periyar (E V Ramasami Naiker) in 1926 questioned the ways in which the lower castes were systematically excluded from the Indian nation and constructed as the `Other by the Brahmin Elites. While Periyar s role within the movement has received critical and scholarly attention, women Self-Respecters and the issues they raised have gone largely unnoticed. This collection of essays and fiction by women Self-Respecters translated from the Tamil could serve as the material basis for writing an alternative history of the movement. In mapping the voices of women who identified with the movement, this anthology helps us arrive at a different and richer understanding of what the Self-Respect movement stood for. There is an urgent need not only to improve upon existing Self-Respect histories but also to critique the ways in which they have so far been written. This anthology provides a basis for such a critique.
📒How The Other Half Works ✍ Roger Waldinger
✏How the Other Half Works Book Summary : Solving the riddle of America's immigration puzzle, this text seeks to address the question of why an increasingly high-tech society has use for so many immigrants who lack the basic skills that the modern economy seems to demand.
📒How The Other Half Ate ✍ Katherine Leonard Turner
✏How the Other Half Ate Book Summary : In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, working-class Americans had eating habits that were distinctly shaped by jobs, families, neighborhoods, and the tools, utilities, and size of their kitchens—along with their cultural heritage. How the Other Half Ate is a deep exploration by historian and lecturer Katherine Turner that delivers an unprecedented and thoroughly researched study of the changing food landscape in American working-class families from industrialization through the 1950s. Relevant to readers across a range of disciplines—history, economics, sociology, urban studies, women’s studies, and food studies—this work fills an important gap in historical literature by illustrating how families experienced food and cooking during the so-called age of abundance. Turner delivers an engaging portrait that shows how America’s working class, in a multitude of ways, has shaped the foods we eat today.
📒His Other Half ✍ Wendy Lesser
✏His Other Half Book Summary : Wendy Lesser counters the reigning belief that male artists inevitably misrepresent women. She builds this case through inquiry into many unexpected and germane subjects - Marilyn Monroe's walk, for instance, or the dwarf manicurist Miss Mowcher in David Copperfield, or the shoulder blades of Degas' bathers. Placing such particulars within the framework of Plato's myth of the divided beings and psychoanalytic concepts of narcissism, Lesser sets out before the reader an art that responds to and even attempts to overcome division.
📒The Other Half Of The Sky ✍ Lili Almog
✏The Other Half of the Sky Book Summary : Over the past two years,Lili Almoghas photographed minority women in the countryside, small cities, and villages of China. In her second powerHouse monograph,The Other Half of the Sky, Almog examines these women at a time when the demands of rapid growth and a sweeping desire for modernity is encroaching upon the traditions and values that have sustained their cultures as intact microcosms in the larger picture of China for centuries. Almog focuses on minority women, with an emphasis on the extraordinary situation of Muslim women in China, as well as theMosuowomen, a unique ethnic minority living within the boundaries of western China and one of the last matriarchal societies existing in the world. The images inThe Other Half of the Skyreflect how the communist revolution, with its vision of the nobility of physical labor and emphasis on gender equality, left its mark on women's and personal identity in a changing China. The book tells the story of the women of today's China, of their individualism in their domestic and work environments, and of minority women that have only recently been exposed to modernity. Given the nature of today's Chinese society and the conflict between the private self and society,The Other Half of the Skypresents a portrait of the public female representation as a challenge to express the dignity and heroism of the private, intimate female self.
📒Gender Conflict And Development ✍ Tsjeard Bouta
✏Gender Conflict and Development Book Summary : This publication focuses on the gender dimensions of intrastate conflicts (civil wars), organised around eight key themes of gender and warfare, sexual violence, formal and informal peace processes, post-conflict legal frameworks, work issues, rehabilitation of social services and community-driven development. For each theme, the authors examine the impact on gender roles of conflict situations, the development challenges involved, and the policy options available to help build more inclusive and gender balanced post-conflict societies.