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Download Entangled Histories of the Balkans, Volume 3: Shared Pasts, by Roumen Daskalov, Alexander Vezenkov PDF

By Roumen Daskalov, Alexander Vezenkov

Smooth Balkan background has commonly been studied via nationwide historians when it comes to separate nationwide histories occurring inside bounded country territories. The authors during this quantity take a distinct process. They view the trendy background of the area from a transnational and relational standpoint by way of shared and attached, in addition to entangled histories. This regards the remedy of shared old legacies via rival nationwide historiographies. the quantity bargains with historiograpical disputes that arose within the strategy of “nationalizing” the previous.

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Download Food of The World - Malaysia Mongolia by Brandie Delacruz and Isaac Dejesus PDF

By Brandie Delacruz and Isaac Dejesus

Брошюра на английском языке из цикла nutrients of the realm. Выпуск посвящен традиционным блюдам Малайзии и Монголии. Здесь вы найдете рецепты монгольских и малайских мясных и вегетарианских блюд, десертов и соусов.

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Download Speaking as Women Leaders: Meetings in Middle Eastern and by Judith Baxter, Haleema Al A'ali PDF

By Judith Baxter, Haleema Al A'ali

This booklet deals new insights on how senior enterprise ladies in center jap and Western businesses use language for powerful management of their respective administration conferences. The publication explores six case reviews of ladies leaders, 3 in united kingdom businesses and 3 in a Bahraini corporation. The authors examine assembly and transcript information to teach that, in either cultural contexts, the ladies negotiate various gendered discourses similar to ‘hierarchy and standing’ and ‘masculinisation’ with a view to deal with their groups with authority and ability. The publication demanding situations bought knowledge concerning the possibilities and constraints every one cultural context deals ladies in public lifestyles. whereas the united kingdom girls are limited through continual switch and uncertainty in appearing their roles successfully, the Bahraini girls are much better supported by way of their bosses, but are limited via patriarchal assumptions of what constitutes powerful management. The booklet demonstrates using Feminist Poststructuralist Discourse research (FPDA), that's utilized via students all over the world but has quite few released types of practice.

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Download Women of Blaxploitation: How the Black Action Film Heroine by Yvonne D. Sims PDF

By Yvonne D. Sims

With the Civil Rights flow of the sixties clean of their standpoint, motion picture manufacturers of the early Seventies started to make motion pictures geared toward the underserved African American viewers. Over the following 5 years or so, a few cost effectively made, so-called blaxploitation video clips featured African American actresses in roles which broke conventional molds. ordinarily lengthy on flash and violence yet missing in personality intensity and improvement, this style still did very much towards redefining the conception of African American actresses, breaking conventional African American woman stereotypes and laying the foundation for later female motion heroines. This serious learn examines the ways that the blaxploitation heroines of the early Seventies reshaped the presentation of African American actresses on reveal and, to a undeniable measure, the conception of African American adult females mostly. It discusses the social, political and cultural context within which blaxploitation motion pictures emerged. The paintings specializes in 4 African American actresses—Pam Grier, Tamara Dobson, Teresa Graves and Jeanne Belle—providing severe and viewers reaction to their motion pictures in addition to perception into the views of the actresses themselves. The eventual death of the blaxploitation style because of formulaic plots and shortage of personality improvement is additionally mentioned. eventually, the paintings addresses the mainstreaming of the motion heroine regularly and a contemporary resurgence of curiosity in black motion videos. proper movie stills and a specific filmography together with solid record and plot synopsis also are incorporated.

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Download Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the by Virginia Eubanks PDF

By Virginia Eubanks

The concept that know-how will pave the line to prosperity has been promoted via either growth and bust. this day we're informed that common broadband entry, high-tech jobs, and state-of-the-art technology will pull us out of our present financial downturn and movement us towards social and financial equality. In electronic lifeless finish, Virginia Eubanks argues that to think this is often to have interaction in one of those magical pondering: a technological utopia will occur just because we'd like it to. This imaginative and prescient of the superb energy of high-tech improvement is pushed through mistaken assumptions approximately race, type, and gender. The realities of the knowledge age are extra advanced, rather for terrible and working-class ladies and households. For them, info expertise may be either a device of liberation and a method of oppression.

But regardless of the inequities of the high-tech worldwide financial system, optimism and innovation flourished whilst Eubanks labored with a neighborhood of ingenious ladies dwelling at her neighborhood YWCA. Eubanks describes a brand new method of making a extensively inclusive and empowering "technology for people," well known know-how, which includes moving the focal point from educating technical ability to nurturing severe technological citizenship, development assets for studying, and fostering social circulate.

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