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Just One Of The Guys

Author : Kristen Schilt
ISBN : 9780226738079
Genre : Political Science
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The fact that men and women continue to receive unequal treatment at work is a point of contention among politicians, the media, and scholars. Common explanations for this disparity range from biological differences between the sexes to the conscious and unconscious biases that guide hiring and promotion decisions. Just One of the Guys? sheds new light on this phenomenon by analyzing the unique experiences of transgender men—people designated female at birth whose gender identity is male—on the job. Kristen Schilt draws on in-depth interviews and observational data to show that while individual transmen have varied experiences, overall their stories are a testament to systemic gender inequality. The reactions of coworkers and employers to transmen, Schilt demonstrates, reveal the ways assumptions about innate differences between men and women serve as justification for discrimination. She finds that some transmen gain acceptance—and even privileges—by becoming “just one of the guys,” that some are coerced into working as women or marginalized for being openly transgender, and that other forms of appearance-based discrimination also influence their opportunities. Showcasing the voices of a frequently overlooked group, Just One of the Guys? lays bare the social processes that foster forms of inequality that affect us all.
Category: Political Science

Just One Of The Guys

Author : Kristan Higgins
ISBN : 9780373777037
Genre : Fiction
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In a last-ditch effort to find the man of her dreams, Chastity O'Neil, an editor and soon-to-be spinster, gives online dating a try, with interesting results.
Category: Fiction

Phil Jackson

Author : Peter Richmond
ISBN : 9780698155169
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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With eleven championship rings to his name, Phil Jackson is internationally recognized as one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA. Known as a defensive disrupter and a master fouler during his early days as a New York Knick and later celebrated as the “Zen Master” for his inspirational tactics as a leader, Jackson has had a long and storied career marked by constant self-reflection and reinvention. This is the man who led Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls to six championships, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers to five; who was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame; and who retired in 2011, an official legend—and the most sought-after free-agent coach in history. As befits a legend, Jackson has written several candid, insightful books about his life and career, but now one of America’s most respected sportswriters turns an unvarnished light on Jackson’s strange and remarkable journey, from his sheltered childhood and adolescence in Montana and North Dakota, through his years playing at Madison Square Garden, to his experiences coaching Jordan, Bryant, and more of the greatest players of our time. New York Times-bestselling author Peter Richmond has written a personal, definitive, revealing biography of a veritable sports genius, and an American classic.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Life Skills Curriculum Arise Sprouts

Author : ARISE Foundation
ISBN : 9781586143121
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Some teenagers mistakenly think that having a baby to love, dress and play with will improve their lives. Sprouts Book 3 stops teens in their tracks and focuses them on reality. The 139-page Learner's Workbook contains 108 pages of worksheets and activities, 9 quizzes and 2 assessments, 3 short stories and 5 motivational posters. It provides a look at the nearly insurmountable challenges teens face as single parents or when building a family. Topics include defining family, building a strong family, extended family, single parenting, the father's role, child care, and family conflicts and resolutions. It is recommended that these teen life skills be used to prevent teen pregnancy by letting learners realize the full scope of what it takes to parent a child.See the corresponding teen life skills Instructor's Manual for teaching guidelines, quizzes and assessments, answer keys, copies of the worksheets and much more.

Life Skills Curriculum Arise Books For Teens Enough S Enough Instructor S Manual

Author : ARISE Foundation Staff
ISBN : 9781586144111
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Enough's Enough: Teens may not listen to authority figures, but they do listen to each other. These firsthand stories of the constant fear, danger and violence of life inside a gang are a way to reach young people on the cusp of making the life-destroying decision to join a gang. Also included are interviews with adult and juvenile inmates who talk about their gang experiences, posters and discussion questions to use with the stories. This book contains 206 pages packed with information to aid any life skills or gang prevention program in saving young lives.

Just One Wish

Author : Janette Rallison
ISBN : 9781440699047
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Seventeen-year-old Annika Truman will do anything to fulfill her little brother's only wish before his frightening cancer surgery. The trouble is, he wants a certain superstar actor to pay him a visit. Annika has only a few days to drive to California and convince the celebrity to come home with her. On a seemingly impossible adventure that includes paparazzi, bows and arrows, and one enormous snake, Annika learns a few lessons about family, love, and having her own wishes granted.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Survivors Of Slavery

Author : Laura T. Murphy
ISBN : 9780231535755
Genre : Social Science
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Slavery is not a crime confined to the far reaches of history. It is an injustice that continues to entrap twenty-seven million people across the globe. Laura Murphy offers close to forty survivor narratives from Cambodia, Ghana, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United States, detailing the horrors of a system that forces people to work without pay and against their will, under the threat of violence, with little or no means of escape. Representing a variety of circumstances in diverse contexts, these survivors are the Frederick Douglasses, Sojourner Truths, and Olaudah Equianos of our time, testifying to the widespread existence of a human rights tragedy and the urgent need to address it. Through storytelling and firsthand testimony, this anthology shapes a twenty-first-century narrative that many believe died with the end of slavery in the Americas. Organized around such issues as the need for work, the punishment of defiance, and the move toward activism, the collection isolates the causes, mechanisms, and responses to slavery that allow the phenomenon to endure. Enhancing scholarship in women's studies, sociology, criminology, law, social work, and literary studies, the text establishes a common trajectory of vulnerability, enslavement, captivity, escape, and recovery, creating an invaluable resource for activists, scholars, legislators, and service providers.
Category: Social Science

Just One Look

Author : Harlan Coben
ISBN : 1101146648
Genre : Fiction
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An ordinary snapshot causes a mother’s world to unravel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben’s shocking thriller. When Grace Lawson picks up a newly developed set of family photographs, there is a picture that doesn't belong-a photo from at least twenty years ago with a man in it who looks strikingly like her husband, Jack. And though Jack denies it's him, he disappears that night, taking the photo with him. Now, to save her family from a fierce, silent killer who will stop at nothing to get the photo, Grace must confront the dark corners of her own tragic past...
Category: Fiction

The Truth About Guys

Author : Chad Eastham
ISBN : 9781400317295
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides a guide to teenage boys for Christian teenage girls discussing such issues as what guys really want in girls, why guys do not like to talk about their feelings, and how to have a healthy relationship.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Corner Conversations

Author : Randy Newman
ISBN : 9780825494406
Genre : Religion
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Written by Gold Medallion nominee Randy Newman, this captivating book allows readers to learn new evangelistic skills by eavesdropping on important conversations that grapple with hot-button issues.
Category: Religion