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Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Title Invisible Women
Author Caroline Criado Perez
Publisher Abrams
Release Date 2019-03-12
Category Social Science
Total Pages 432
ISBN 9781683353140
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. And women pay tremendous costs for this bias, in time, money, and often with their lives. Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates shocking root cause of gender inequality and research in Invisible Women†‹, diving into women’s lives at home, the workplace, the public square, the doctor’s office, and more. Built on hundreds of studies in the US, the UK, and around the world, and written with energy, wit, and sparkling intelligence, this is a groundbreaking, unforgettable exposé that will change the way you look at the world.

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Title Invisible Women
Author Caroline Criado Perez
Publisher Abrams Press
Release Date 2021-03-02
Category Social Science
Total Pages 432
ISBN 1419735217
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A landmark, prize-winning, international bestselling examination of how a gender gap in data perpetuates bias and disadvantages women, now in paperback Winner of the 2019 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Winner of the 2019 Royal Society Science Book Prize Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development to health care to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. And women pay tremendous costs for this insidious bias, in time, in money, and often with their lives. Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates this shocking root cause of gender inequality in the award-winning, #1 international bestseller Invisible Women. Examining the home, the workplace, the public square, the doctor's office, and more, Criado Perez unearths a dangerous pattern in data and its consequences on women's lives. Product designers use a "one-size-fits-all" approach to everything from pianos to cell phones to voice recognition software, when in fact this approach is designed to fit men. Cities prioritize men's needs when designing public transportation, roads, and even snow removal, neglecting to consider women's safety or unique responsibilities and travel patterns. And in medical research, women have largely been excluded from studies and textbooks, leaving them chronically misunderstood, mistreated, and misdiagnosed. Built on hundreds of studies in the United States, in the United Kingdom, and around the world, and written with energy, wit, and sparkling intelligence, this is a groundbreaking, highly readable exposé that will change the way you look at the world.

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Title Invisible Women
Author Caroline Criado Perez
Publisher Random House
Release Date 2019-03-07
Category Social Science
Total Pages 432
ISBN 9781473548299
Language English, Spanish, and French
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*THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* 'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin Moran Imagine a world where... · Your phone is too big for your hand · Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body · In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured. If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you're a woman. From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, and the media. Invisible Women reveals how in a world built for and by men we are systematically ignoring half of the population, often with disastrous consequences. Caroline Criado Perez brings together for the first time an impressive range of case studies, stories and new research from across the world that illustrate the hidden ways in which women are forgotten, and the profound impact this has on us all. Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives. 'A book that changes the way you see the world' Sunday Times 'Revelatory, frightening, hopeful' Jeanette Winterson

The Invisible Woman by Claire Tomalin

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Claire Tomalin
Publisher Vintage
Release Date 2012-08-29
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780307822390
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857; she was 18, a hard-working actress performing in his production of The Frozen Deep, and he was 45, the most lionized writer in England. Out of their meeting came a love affair that lasted thirteen years and destroyed Dickens’s marriage while effacing Nelly Ternan from the public record. In this remarkable work of biography and scholarly reconstruction, the acclaimed biographer of Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Hardy, Samuel Pepys and Jane Austen rescues Nelly from the shadows of history, not only returning the neglected actress to her rightful place, but also providing a compelling portrait of the great Victorian novelist himself. The result is a thrilling literary detective story and a deeply compassionate work that encompasses all those women who were exiled from the warm, well-lighted parlors of Victorian England.

Title Making the Invisible Woman Visible
Author Anne Firor Scott
Publisher University of Illinois Press
Release Date 1984
Category History
Total Pages 387
ISBN 0252011236
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Invisible Woman by Mark Waid

Title Invisible Woman
Author Mark Waid
Publisher Marvel Entertainment
Release Date 2020-01-22
Category Comics & Graphic Novels
Total Pages 112
ISBN 9781302518325
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Invisible Woman by Erika Robuck

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Erika Robuck
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2021-02-09
Category Fiction
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780593102152
Language English, Spanish, and French
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“An extraordinary profile of immense courage and daring.”—Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselling author of Before We Left Cuba “If you only read one WWII book this year, make it this one."—Natasha Lester, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Orphans In the depths of war, she would defy the odds to help liberate a nation…a gripping historical novel based on the remarkable true story of World War II heroine Virginia Hall, from the bestselling author of Hemingway’s Girl France, March 1944. Virginia Hall wasn't like the other young society women back home in Baltimore—she never wanted the debutante ball or silk gloves. Instead, she traded a safe life for adventure in Europe, and when her beloved second home is thrust into the dark days of war, she leaps in headfirst. Once she's recruited as an Allied spy, subverting the Nazis becomes her calling. But even the most cunning agent can be bested, and in wartime trusting the wrong person can prove fatal. Virginia is haunted every day by the betrayal that ravaged her first operation, and will do everything in her power to avenge the brave people she lost. While her future is anything but certain, this time more than ever Virginia knows that failure is not an option. Especially when she discovers what—and whom—she's truly protecting.

The Invisible Woman by Joanne Belknap

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Joanne Belknap
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date 2001
Category Social Science
Total Pages 446
ISBN UOM:39015050550634
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This text covers women and the criminal justice system with a focus on three major areas: (1) female offenders and their treatment by the criminal justice system; (2) female victims of crime; and (3) female employees of the agencies of the criminal justice system. This is the only text to emphasize all three aspects.

Title The Invisible Woman Gender Crime and Justice
Author Joanne Belknap
Publisher Nelson Education
Release Date 2014-02-20
Category Social Science
Total Pages 656
ISBN 9781305175730
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The definitive text for the course, Belknap’s THE INVISIBLE WOMAN: GENDER, CRIME, AND JUSTICE covers women and the criminal justice system with a focus on three major areas: (1) female offenders and their treatment by the criminal justice system; (2) female victims of crime; and (3) female employees of the agencies of the criminal justice system. Thoroughly updated with new research and statistics, the fourth edition covers such timely and important topics as restorative justice, gender-responsive programming, sex trafficking, pathways research, Intimate Partner Abuse (IPA)/Domestic Violence (DV), and stalking. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Invisible Woman by Ika Hügel-Marshall

Title Invisible Woman
Author Ika Hügel-Marshall
Publisher Peter Lang
Release Date 2008
Category Social Science
Total Pages 155
ISBN 1433102781
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Invisible Woman: Growing Up Black in Germany, republished in a new annotated edition, recounts Ika Hügel-Marshall's experiences growing up as the daughter of a white German woman and an African-American man after World War II. As an «occupation baby», born in a small German town in 1947, Ika has a double stigma: Not only has she been born out of wedlock, but she is also Black. Although loved by her mother, Ika's experiences with German society's reaction to her skin color resonate with the insidiousness of racism, thus instilling in her a longing to meet her biological father. When she is seven, the state places her into a church-affiliated orphanage far away from where her mother, sister, and stepfather live. She is exposed to the scorn and cruelty of the nuns entrusted with her care. Despite the institutionalized racism, Ika overcomes these hurdles, and finally, when she is in her forties, she locates her father with the help of a good friend and discovers that she has a loving family in Chicago.

The Invisible Woman by Susan Knight

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Susan Knight
Publisher Poolbeg Press
Release Date 1993
Category
Total Pages 141
ISBN UOM:39015029731752
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Calling Invisible Women
Author Jeanne Ray
Publisher Broadway Books
Release Date 2013-03-19
Category Fiction
Total Pages 255
ISBN 9780307395061
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Feeling unattractive and unappreciated as she enters her 50s, wife and mother Clover wakes up one morning and discovers that she has actually become invisible, a condition that goes unnoticed by her family. By the best-selling author of Julie and Romeo. 40,000 first printing.

Title In the Land of Invisible Women
Author Qanta Ahmed,
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date 2008-09-01
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9781402220036
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith." - Gail Sheehy The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones. Unexpectedly denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, becomes an outcast in motion. On a whim, she accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. This is not just a new job; this is a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong. What she discovers is vastly different. The Kingdom is a world apart, a land of unparralled contrast. She finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love. And for Qanta, more than anything, it is a land of opportunity. A place where she discovers what it takes for one woman to recreate herself in the land of invisible women.

Invisible Woman by Ika Hügel-Marshall

Title Invisible Woman
Author Ika Hügel-Marshall
Publisher Peter Lang
Release Date 2008
Category Social Science
Total Pages 155
ISBN 1433102781
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Invisible Woman: Growing Up Black in Germany, republished in a new annotated edition, recounts Ika Hügel-Marshall's experiences growing up as the daughter of a white German woman and an African-American man after World War II. As an «occupation baby», born in a small German town in 1947, Ika has a double stigma: Not only has she been born out of wedlock, but she is also Black. Although loved by her mother, Ika's experiences with German society's reaction to her skin color resonate with the insidiousness of racism, thus instilling in her a longing to meet her biological father. When she is seven, the state places her into a church-affiliated orphanage far away from where her mother, sister, and stepfather live. She is exposed to the scorn and cruelty of the nuns entrusted with her care. Despite the institutionalized racism, Ika overcomes these hurdles, and finally, when she is in her forties, she locates her father with the help of a good friend and discovers that she has a loving family in Chicago.

Title The Journals Of The Invisible Woman
Author Invisible Man
Publisher Lulu Press, Inc
Release Date 2020-08-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781999660437
Language English, Spanish, and French
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THE JOURNALS OF AN INVISIBLE WOMAN Following on from the previous journals we see the mantle handed from the Invisible Man to a brilliant, smart and able young woman, who proves to be as effective an adversary to the New Order as her mentor and idol, the Invisible Man. If you have read the first three journals you will never suspect who the woman is. Working with the former US President and the ex-Head of the FBI she manages to infiltrate the New Order and whilst posing as a dizzy blonde save the ex-President’s family and help start the Knight’s Templar, a group of men and women dedicated to stopping the New Order hits on the Knights of the Round Table. Not only does the Invisible Woman discover threats from the New Order in America as well as Europe, but she also discovers herself; that a nobody is often more effective invisible than the mouthpiece at the front.

An Invisible Woman by Anne Strieber

Title An Invisible Woman
Author Anne Strieber
Publisher Forge Books
Release Date 2005-12-27
Category Fiction
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781429914833
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Kealy Ryerson has everything a New York socialite could want: wealth, power, a devoted husband and loving children. She was at the salon, getting her hair done, when her cell phone rang and her life changed forever. It was her husband, a high-profile defense lawyer. Run! he said. Take the children and get out of the country. Go now. Trust no one. Within a half hour he was dead, shot down in the street as he left lunch with the district attorney. Kealy cannot run. Her apartment is under surveillance, and she can't get her passport or any money. Her credit cards have been cancelled. She's wanted by the police. She and her teen-age kids are on their own, on the streets, with only her wits to keep them alive - her wits, and some surprising new friends. Kealy is determined to discover who has done this to her and her family. She discovers that she has a invisible advantage--because without her fancy clothes and expensive make-up, her jewels and her hair stylist, no one recognizes her. Not the police, not her husband's partner, not her best friends. A poor woman of a certain age is someone that no one really looks at. But she can watch them. She can follow them. She can use their blindness against them, and walk invisible among the people who want her dead. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Invisible Woman by Jagdish D. Kulkarni

Title Invisible Woman
Author Jagdish D. Kulkarni
Publisher AuthorHouse
Release Date 2010-04-28
Category Social Science
Total Pages 256
ISBN 145200756X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Invisible Woman I to I: Invisibility to Invincibility A woman is not an object of study but a subject of realization. Invisible Woman is the heartbeat of Jay's Legacy, a Not For Profit Organization I have established in my late wife's honor. This book is about the Power of Woman. A woman, who is in possession of unique strengths and subtleties such as instinct, intuition, imagination, etc, should never be in a position to lose her sense of pride and value. Unfortunately, due to inner forces, including her capacity to place her loved ones before herself, as well as external societal forces and collective psychology, many times a woman is affronted with doubts regarding her purposefulness and contexuality in relation to her family. Based upon thousands of interactions with female patients, I have analyzed eight basic categories, based upon personality traits, which lend themselves to feelings of invisibility in women: The Merger - The Pleaser - The Defeated - The Doubter - The Masochist - The Martyr -The Exasperated - and The Lost. Each category contains pointed illustrations from patients who exemplified those behavioral characteristics. I take the reader through each of these categories and show how to recognize them, and more importantly, tackle the more pertinent question of what a woman should do if she suffers from the fear or feeling of being invisible. My intention is to help a woman to increase her sense of awareness and self realization, thus ultimately positioning herself as a vital force: a source of energy to mankind. This book also attempts to inspire men to recognize and appreciate the innate qualities of a woman, and in doing so, attain an emotional, intellectual and spiritual communion with a woman. Jagdish D. Kulkarni, M.D. Physician, Psychiatrist, Businessman, Singer and Husband

The Invisible Woman by Ursula Trüper

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Ursula Trüper
Publisher BASLER AFRIKA BIBLIOGRAPHIEN
Release Date 2006
Category Bible
Total Pages 118
ISBN 3905141914
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Invisible Woman by Helen Walmsley-Johnson

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Helen Walmsley-Johnson
Publisher Icon Books Ltd
Release Date 2015-06-04
Category Social Science
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781848318458
Language English, Spanish, and French
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‘Stylish and wittily written ... a brilliant read that should encourage us all to challenge the cult of youth, and learn to love ourselves a little more along the way.’ My Weekly There’s nothing middle-of-the-road about middle age. From coping with bodies that are ‘heading south’ to rampant ageism in the workplace, this time in our lives, in the words of Bette Davis, ‘is no place for sissies’. From family, finances and work to cosmetics, fashion and sex, 60-year-old Helen Walmsley-Johnson – the irrepressible voice behind the much-loved Guardian column ‘The Vintage Years’ – shows, with warmth and a wicked sense of humour, how we can reinvent middle age for the next generation of women.

The Invisible Woman by Lucy Cavendish

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Lucy Cavendish
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2007
Category Extended families
Total Pages 339
ISBN 0718149939
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lucy starts to feel the strain when her first husband shows up for the first time in three years. He wants to get to know his son, Edward, better. But having two husbands living under one roof is surely a recipe for disaster.