In Once Upon a Time, award-winning author Ian Bell draws together the tangled strands of the many lives of Bob Dylan in all their contradictory brilliance. For the first time, the laureate of modern America is set in his entire context: musical, historical, literary, political, and personal.
Full of new insights into the legendary singer, his songs, his life, and his era, the artist who invented himself in order to reinvent America is discovered anew. Once Upon a Time is a lively investigation of a mysterious personality that has splintered and reformed, time after time, in a country forever trying to understand itself. Now that mystery is explained.
The collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute. Clothing defines people and may be a key to culture, class, personality, or religion. Fashion: a History from the 18th to the 20th Century showcases the stunning garments held by the Kyoto Costume Institute and presents the evolution of women's fashion over three centuries.
Tackling an important social issue from a personal perspective, the author describes the trajectory of her own career in engineering, including the struggles she endured. Through her story and stories from women in other fields, she explores the hurdles women in the male-dominated STEM world must overcome and offers pragmatic strategies for moving beyond them.
The U.S. Department of Labor classifies nontraditional careers as those in which 25 percent or less of the people working in that particular career are of a particular gender. Each career article provides an overview of the career and typical work environments, recommended high school classes and activities, educational requirements, personal skills, methods of exploring the career while still in high school, tips on landing a job, typical employers, information on the employment outlook and hot specialties, and contact information for professional associations.
Exploring the experiences of the growing number of men who have entered 'feminine' service and caring occupations, this book examines how men in these contexts both 'do' and 'undo' gender as they manage the potential mismatch between gender and occupational identity. The book highlights some of the complications of managing identity in these contexts as well as the complexities and dynamics of negotiating difference.
This book integrates leadership and innovation principles with personal examples and profiles of inspirational women. It is accompanied by a website that features women's leadership success stories, as well as innovation resources and best practices. This book is relevant for women in all stages of their careers and explains the critical need for leadership and innovation right now.
Despite the proliferation of books and articles on caregiving over the past three decades, the vast majority of research has centered on the experience of the female caregiver. Drs. Kramer and Thompson, both experienced researchers in the area of men as caregivers, provide an in-depth and comprehensive overview of the topic in this collection of articles from various experts.
Few people know that women were a significant presence in the early decades of computing in both the United States and Britain. The author explores the untold history of women in computer science and programming from the Second World War to the late twentieth century.
Written by some of the most successful male leaders in nursing today, the author and contributors of Man Up! have chosen to defy the odds and pursue their passion for nursing care. Man Up! delivers expert advice, practical information, and a formula for success for students and male nurses at all levels.
The authors consulted the best research on a wide range of topics of interest to women in different stages of their careers. They present important, timely information alongside practical tips. Chapters can be read in any order, with roadmaps for students, career women, faculty, and managers. Written both to support career success and to encourage leadership self-awareness.
This book illuminates the professional lives of today's women engineers through articles, lectures, reports, and essays dating back to the 1920s. The selections in this groundbreaking anthology examine the current state of employment opportunities for women, the gender gap, and opportunities for career advancement for women in engineering.
Based on extensive interviews and backed by quantitative analysis, this compelling work exposes the hidden barriers, subtle exclusions, and unwritten rules that confront women at every juncture along the scientific career path--from childhood to retirement.
The author introduces the reader to key concepts and debates that contextualize the obstacles women have faced and continue to face in the fields of science and engineering. She focuses on the history of women's education in mathematics and science through the ages, from antiquity to the Enlightenment. While opportunities for women were often purposely limited, she reveals how many women found ways to explore science outside of formal education.
Why are there so few women in science? In Breaking into the Lab, Sue Rosser uses the experiences of successful women scientists and engineers to answer the question of why elite institutions have so few women scientists and engineers tenured on their faculties.
This book publishes a full and absorbing narrative of the events by one of the participants, the boatswain's mate James Morrison, who tells the story of the mounting tensions over the course of the voyages out to Tahiti, the fascinating encounter with Polynesian culture there, and the shocking drama of the event itself.