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Gillard, Julia

Summary: "In conversation with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women, Women and Leadership explores gender bias and explores the barriers to women's participation in politics"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 GIL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 Gillard 2020

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 CUT

Thomas, Gillian

Summary: "The 1964 Civil Rights Act is best known as a monumental achievement of the civil rights movement, but it also revolutionized the lives of American women. Title VII of the law made it illegal to discriminate "because of sex." But Congress gave little guidance about how much it wanted to change in a "Mad Men" world where women played mainly supporting roles. It was up to the Supreme Court, then,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 THO

Slaughter, Anne-Marie

Summary: "When Anne-Marie Slaughter accepted her dream job as the first female director of policy planning at the U.S. State Department in 2009, she was confident she could juggle the demands of her position in Washington, D.C., with the responsibilities of her family life in suburban New Jersey. Her husband and two young sons encouraged her to pursue the job; she had a tremendously supportive boss,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4209 SLA

Singh, Rina

Summary: The true story of a boy who grew up to bring extraordinary change to his village with regards to sex discrimination

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.42 SIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.4209 SIN

Liogier, Raphaël

Summary: "In this timely, self-reflective essay, a groundbreaking sociologist and philosopher examines the underlying causes of gender inequality and how we can fight against it. Following the shocking, infuriating accounts shared as part of the #MeToo movement, Raphaël Liogier felt compelled to apply his academic expertise to shed light on the roots of gender inequality and its many manifestations,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 LIO

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: "The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends to every nation. Women are deprived of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.3 CAR

Bluhm, Tiffany

Summary: "Drawing from her ministry experience in an unhealthy church, Tiffany Bluhm explores the dynamics of power and lack of accountability that occur within many church and ministry contexts and encourages women and men to speak out in the face of unjust systems"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 250.82 BLU

Eltahawy, Mona

Summary: "Drawing on her years as a campaigner and commentator on women's issues in the Middle East, [Eltahawy] explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic system that treats women in countries from Yemen and Saudi Arabia to Egypt,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 ELT

Weitekamp, Margaret A.

Contents: "Going to town for the men of science": Randy Lovelace and Jackie Cochran -- "This Buck Rogers nonsense": aviation and aerospace medicine -- WASPs, whirly-girls, and ninety-nines: female pilots and postwar women's aviation -- "Should a girl be first in space?": Betty Skelton, Ruth Nichols, and Jerrie Cobb -- "Initial examinations for female astronaut candidates": Lovelace's woman in space...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.45 WEI

Criado-Perez, Caroline

Summary: "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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2019

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Becker, Helaine

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A nonfiction picture book introduction to the history and importance of Title IX as civil rights legislature"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: J 344.73 BEC

Rivers, Caryl.

Summary: " For the first time in history, women make up half the educated labor force and are earning the majority of advanced degrees. It should be the best time ever for women, and yet... it's not. Storm clouds are gathering, and the worst thing is that most women don't have a clue what could be coming. In large part this is because the message they're being fed is that they now have it made. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 RIV

Estrich, Susan.

Summary: At the dawn of the twenty-first century, women in America are richer, more educated, and more powerful than they've ever been. So why is it, the author asks, that they account for a mere three percent of the nation's top executives? Why are there only three women running Fortune 500 companies? A quick survey of politics, academia, law, medicine, and entertainment reveals similar troubling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 EST

McDermid, Val

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Val McDermid's award-winning, internationally bestselling novels have captivated readers for over three decades. In her new novel 1979, she returns to the past with the story of an investigative journalist whose work leads her into a world of corruption, terror, and murder. It's only January, and the year has already brought blizzards, strikes, power cuts, and political unrest. But for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Menendez, Alicia

Summary: "Women are perceived as either strong and cold or weak and warm. An award-winning journalist and cohost of PBS's Amanpour and Company examines likability and empowers readers to reject an outdated image of leadership instead of reinventing themselves"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 MEN

Clift, Eleanor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 320.083 Clift

Cobbs Hoffman, Elizabeth

Summary: "In World War I, telephones linked commanding generals with soldiers in muddy trenches. A woman in uniform connected almost every one of their calls, speeding the orders that won the war. Like other soldiers, the "Hello Girls" swore the Army oath and stayed for the duration. A few were graduates of elite colleges. Most were ordinary, enterprising young women motivated by patriotism and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 COB

Lipman, Joanne

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Outlines anecdotal solutions for harmonious working relationships between the sexes, citing the unique contributions of professional women and how their male counterparts can implement a healthier business culture that bridges gender gaps.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 LIP

Jones, Naomi McDougall

Summary: "The Wrong Kind of Woman: Dismantling the Gods of Hollywood is a personal, collective, and metrics-driven dive into the near-absolute systemic exclusion of women from Hollywood, the experiences of women who are trying to break the system open, and the impact that their absence is having on our cultural psyche"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 384.8082 JON

Nolen, Stephanie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Four Walls Eight Windows 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.45 NOL

Goldberg, Carrie

Summary: Nobody's Victim is an unflinching look at a hidden world most people don't know exists--one of stalking, blackmail, and sexual violence, online and off--and the incredible story of how one lawyer, determined to fight back, turned her own hell into a revolution.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 GOL

Ensler, Eve

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bulfinch Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 ENS

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIEL, LISA PIE

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