Surveying business, foster asks whether this ‘trickledown’ feminism offers any material gain for women collectively, culture and politics, media, or acts as mere window-dressing PR for the corporations who caused the financial crash. But for all its commercial success, it proposed a model of feminism that was individualistic and unthreatening to capital.
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Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness Contemporary Classics Book 2The Feminist Press at CUNY #ad - Barbara ehrenreich and deirdre english's concise history of the sexual politics of medical practices shows how this biomedical rationale was used to justify sex discrimination throughout the culture, and how its vestiges are evident in abortion policy and other reproductive rights struggles today. From prescribing the "rest cure" to diagnosing hysteria, the medical profession has consistently treated women as weak and pathological.
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Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, reflecting struggle but ultimately offering messages of hope. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, homophobia, ageism, and class, racism, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. These landmark writings are, in lorde's own words, a call to “never close our eyes to the terror, to the chaos which is Black which is creative which is female which is dark which is rejected which is messy which is.
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Lean Out: The Truth About Women, Power, and the WorkplaceHarperCollins Leadership #ad - Based on both in-depth research and personal experiences, orr punctures a gaping hole in today’s feminist rhetoric and sews it back up with compelling new arguments for the reasons more women don’t make it to the top and how companies can better incentivize women by actually listening to what they have to say and by rewarding the traits that make them successful.
In lean out, orr uncovers:why our pursuit to close the gender gap has come at the expense of female well-being. The need to redefine success and change the way corporations choose their leaders. The way most career advice books targeting professional women seek to change their behavior rather than the system.
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Orr delivers an ambitious attempt to answer the critical question: What have we gotten wrong about women at work? “This book is a must-read for insights on the impact that reversing systemic gender biases can have on creating more diverse, healthier workplaces for both women and men. Joanne harrell, usa citizenship, senior director, Microsoft “This book will make you think differently about what it will take for women to succeed at the highest levels in American business.
Rishad tobaccowala, chief growth officer, Publicis GroupeLean Out offers a new and refreshingly candid perspective on what it’s really like for today’s corporate underdogs.
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Exploring the idea that leaders cannot exist without followers, and recognising that we all have diverse experiences and assumptions of leadership, Grint looks at the practice of management, future, its history, and influence on all aspects of society. About the series: the very short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area.
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Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Start-Up CultureOR Books #ad - Lean out collects 25 stories from the modern tech industry, from women who have started their own companies and who have worked for some of the most successful corporations in America, from people who fought GamerGate and from women and transgender artists who have made their own games, from women of color, from LGBTQ women, from transgender people and people who do not ascribe to a gender.
The very culture of high tech, where foosball tables and endless supplies of beer are de facto perks, but maternity leave and breast-feeding stations are controversial, is designed to appeal to young men. Corporate manifestos by women who already fit in or who are able to convincingly fake it aren’t helping.
Edited and selected by entrepreneur and tech veteran elissa shevinsky, Lean Out sees a possible way forward that uses tech and creative disengagement to jettison 20th century corporate culture: “I’ve figured out a way to create safe space for myself in tech, ” writes Shevinsky. There is a high cost for the generation of young women and transgender people currently navigating the harsh realities of the tech industry, who gave themselves to their careers only to be ignored, harassed and disrespected.
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I’ve left silicon Valley, and now work remotely from home. All are fed up with the glacial pace of cultural change in America’s tech industry.
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The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. It is a searing, illuminating, absolutely necessary exploration of what it is to be a person of colour in Britain today. Her words hit a nerve. Exploring issues from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, Reni Eddo-Lodge offers a timely and essential new framework for how to see, whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link between class and race, acknowledge and counter racism.
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The Power of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion, and ContributionBerrett-Koehler Publishers #ad - Bordas includes the voices and experiences of other distinguished Latino leaders and vivid dichos traditional sayings that illustrate positive aspects of the Latino culture. Juana bordas has written a handbook for making sense of it all. She offers ten principles that richly illustrate the inclusive, socially responsible, people-oriented, and life-affirming way Latinos have led their communities.
America grows more diverse by the day. Embracing diversity, taking action over 50 million Latinos live in the United States, valuing people, and it’s estimated that by 2050 one in three of the US population will be Hispanic. The power of latino Leadership helps the reader decode the coming America and the changing workforce.
The Power of Latino Leadership: Culture, Inclusion, and Contribution #ad - Ray suarez, pbs news hour, talk of the nation, and former host, Senior Correspondent, NPR“Bordas has mentored generations of young Hispanics throughout her distinguished career. Leaders want to understand and motivate those they lead but may feel intimidated by the complex history and culture of Latinos in America.
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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to LeadKnopf #ad - Sandberg provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career. The #1 international best seller In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace. Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant.
Lean in continues that conversation, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what they can. She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment, and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women both in the workplace and at home.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead #ad - Her talk, take risks, which has been viewed more than six million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table, ” seek challenges, and pursue their goals with gusto. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Written with humor and wisdom, lean in is a revelatory, inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth that will empower women around the world to achieve their full potential.
Discursive Leadership: In Conversation with Leadership PsychologySAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Differing from a psychological approach to leadership which tries to get inside the heads of leaders and employees, author Gail Fairhurst focuses on the social or communicative aspects between them. Discursive leadership: in conversation with Leadership Psychology presents a new, groundbreaking way for scholars and graduate students to examine and explore leadership.
. A discursive approach to leadership introduces a host of relatively new ideas and concepts and helps us understand leadership's changing role in organizations.