Female Brain Drains and Women s Rights Gaps

Female Brain Drains and Women s Rights Gaps Author Maryam Naghsh Nejad
ISBN-10 OCLC:880837412
Release 2013
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Mobility and Family in Transnational Space

Mobility and Family in Transnational Space Author Marzia Grassi
ISBN-10 9781443889650
Release 2016-02-29
Pages 299
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This book brings together a range of papers on transnational lives, mobility and gender studies from various disciplinary perspectives and geographical contexts, including European, African and American countries. The thirteen contributions to the volume provide insights into transnational migration and family issues, offering a renewed theoretical approach to the differing conditions in migration access in origin societies and the scope of social inclusion in the receiving countries. The diversity of the authors’ backgrounds and the range of geographical contexts allow a wider understanding of the family in the transnational space, one that considers mobility as a developmental opportunity for individuals, whose consequences in the contemporary world have not yet been sufficiently studied.



a gendered assessment of the brain drain

a gendered assessment of the brain drain Author Frédéric Docquier
ISBN-10
Release 2008
Pages 32
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Abstract: This paper updates and extends the Docquier-Marfouk data set on inter-national migration by educational attainment. The authors use new sources, homogenize definitions of what a migrant is, and compute gender-disaggregated indicators of the brain drain. Emigration stocks and rates are provided by level of schooling and gender for 195 source countries in 1990 and 2000. The data set can be used to capture the recent trend in women's skilled migration and to analyze its causes and consequences for developing countries. The findings show that women represent an increasing share of the OECD immigration stock and exhibit relatively higher rates of brain drain than men. The gender gap in skilled migration is strongly correlated with the gender gap in educational attainment at origin. Equating women's and men's access to education would probably reduce gender differences in the brain drain.



The Sexual Paradox

The Sexual Paradox Author Susan Pinker
ISBN-10 9780307375513
Release 2010-01-11
Pages 368
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After four decades of eradicating gender barriers at work and in public life, why do men still dominate business, politics and the most highly paid jobs? Why do high-achieving women opt out of successful careers? Psychologist Susan Pinker explores the illuminating answers to these questions in her groundbreaking first book. In The Sexual Paradox, Susan Pinker takes a hard look at how fundamental sex differences continue to play out in the workplace. By comparing the lives of fragile boys and promising girls, Pinker turns several assumptions upside down: that the sexes are biologically equivalent; that smarts are all it takes to succeed; that men and women have identical goals. If most children with problems are boys, then why do many of them as adults overcome early obstacles while rafts of competent, even gifted women choose jobs that pay less or decide to opt out at pivotal moments in their careers? Weaving interviews with men and women into the most recent discoveries in psychology, neuroscience and economics, Pinker walks the reader through these minefields: Are men the more fragile sex? Which sex is the happiest at work? What does neuroscience tell us about ambition? Why do some male school drop-outs earn more than the bright, motivated girls who sat beside them in third grade? Pinker argues that men and women are not clones, and that gender discrimination is just one part of the persistent gender gap. A work world that is satisfying to us all will recognize sex differences, not ignore them or insist that we all be the same.



Women in Business

Women in Business Author Martha Reeves
ISBN-10 9781136969263
Release 2010-11-01
Pages 320
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First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Recognition Responsibility and Rights

Recognition  Responsibility  and Rights Author Robin N. Fiore
ISBN-10 0742514439
Release 2003
Pages 233
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A collection of 14 papers by prominent feminist thinkers that advances the positive feminist project of remapping the moral by developing theory that acknowledges the diversity of women.



The Scottish Economy

The Scottish Economy Author Kenneth Gibb
ISBN-10 9781317336013
Release 2017-07-06
Pages 372
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The Scottish economy is at the heart of contemporary constitutional and public policy debates. This substantial new edited collection, the first comprehensive and authoritative analysis for more than 60 years, is a timely update on the classic volume of the same name edited by Sir Alec Cairncross in 1954. It is data rich, and offers links to updatable data and leading indicators of the Scottish economy including measures of public finances, distributional evidence and growth. Readers will find a series of easy to follow chapters covering the Scottish economy from every angle – oil and gas, health, education, finance, rural Scotland, inequality, climate change, gender and work, housing, infrastructure and cities. Each sector-based chapter explores the main issues, draws out key empirical facts and considers policy challenges that lie ahead. This book includes: an historical account of the development of the Scottish economy; the trajectory of economic policy in Scotland; reviews of the current fiscal position and the wider economic landscape; and also an intriguing insight into the emerging distinctive approach to Scottish public policy. This book brings together evidence and high quality research by experts on the Scottish economy in a politically neutral, accessible and non-technical way. The volume will assist readers in navigating their way through the many political debates about constitutional and economic futures that are underway in modern Scotland and the UK.



2013 14 State of the Future

2013 14 State of the Future Author Jerome C. Glenn
ISBN-10 9780988263918
Release 2014-06-01
Pages 256
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The 2013-14 State of the Future is the most compelling overview of humanity's situation, potentials for the future, and what we should do today - in clear, precise, and readable text with unparalleled breadth and depth. It is the 17th annual report card on the future of the world produced by The Millennium Project, an accumulated intelligence from over 4,500 thought leaders selected by its 50 Nodes around the world. It covers the global landscape with a short overviews with regional considerations of 15 global challenges such as energy, food, water, science & technology, ethics, economics, health, education, organized crime, decisionmaking and foresight, gender relations, demographics, war & peace, and others. Together with the executive summary, they are ideal for busy executives, thought leaders, corporate strategic planners, public policy experts, policy advisers, non-profit issues organizations, teachers and professors of world issues, and anyone interested in a global overview of our prospects for the future – with discussions of problems and potential solutions.



Progress of the World s Women

Progress of the World s Women Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105134291876
Release 2008
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Progress of the World s Women has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Progress of the World s Women also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Progress of the World s Women book for free.



Women and Citizenship in Central and Eastern Europe

Women and Citizenship in Central and Eastern Europe Author Jasmina Lukić
ISBN-10 0754646629
Release 2006
Pages 319
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The essays debate women's active citizenship in Central and Eastern Europe in light of transformations in the region since the fall of communism at the end of the 1980s. Case studies show that social and political discrimination between genders still exists.



Mary Putnam Jacobi and the Politics of Medicine in Nineteenth Century America

Mary Putnam Jacobi and the Politics of Medicine in Nineteenth Century America Author Carla Bittel
ISBN-10 9781469606446
Release 2012-06-01
Pages 352
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In the late nineteenth century, as Americans debated the "woman question," a battle over the meaning of biology arose in the medical profession. Some medical men claimed that women were naturally weak, that education would make them physically ill, and that women physicians endangered the profession. Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842-1906), a physician from New York, worked to prove them wrong and argued that social restrictions, not biology, threatened female health. Mary Putnam Jacobi and the Politics of Medicine in Nineteenth-Century America is the first full-length biography of Mary Putnam Jacobi, the most significant woman physician of her era and an outspoken advocate for women's rights. Jacobi rose to national prominence in the 1870s and went on to practice medicine, teach, and conduct research for over three decades. She campaigned for co-education, professional opportunities, labor reform, and suffrage--the most important women's rights issues of her day. Downplaying gender differences, she used the laboratory to prove that women were biologically capable of working, learning, and voting. Science, she believed, held the key to promoting and producing gender equality. Carla Bittel's biography of Jacobi offers a piercing view of the role of science in nineteenth-century women's rights movements and provides historical perspective on continuing debates about gender and science today.



Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women Author Cheris Kramarae
ISBN-10 9781135963156
Release 2004-04-16
Pages 2050
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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.



Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Civil Liberties and Human Rights Author Helen Fenwick
ISBN-10 9781135329235
Release 2009-06-02
Pages 1724
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More than merely describing developments in the field of civil liberties and human rights, this comprehensive and challenging textbook provides students with detailed and thought-provoking coverage and analysis of the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 in an era in which human rights are coming increasingly under pressure. Extensively re-written and updated since the last edition, here Helen Fenwick considers the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, paying particular attention to Labour legislation, especially in the fields of criminal justice and terrorism. This book: considers recent key domestic decisions in the post-Human Rights Act era, including Campbell, A and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Dept, Ghaidan v Mendoza, R(Gillan) v Commisioner of Police of the Metropolis contains a new chapter on important developments in counter-terrorism law – covering the Anti-Terrorism Crime and Security Act 2001 and the Terrorism Acts 2005 and 2006 analyzes key developments in the sphere of media freedom, including the impact of the Communications Act 2003, Pro-life Alliance and Campbell explores new developments in criminal justice, including the Serious and Organized Crime Act 2005 addresses the changes in the field of anti-discrimination law, including the Sexual Orientation Regulations 2003 and Equality Act 2006. This textbook is an essential resource for students studying the development of human rights and civil liberties in the early years of the twenty-first century.



Das weibliche Gehirn

Das weibliche Gehirn Author Louann Brizendine
ISBN-10 9783455850789
Release 2013-07-22
Pages 320
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Was Frauen zu Frauen macht Warum gebrauchen Frauen 20 000 Wörter am Tag, während Männer nur 7000 schaffen? Warum erinnern sie sich an Konflikte, von denen Männer meinen, es habe sie nie gegeben - und das, obwohl ihr Gehirn um 9 Prozent kleiner ist? Die Neuropsychiaterin Louann Brizendine präsentiert neueste Erkenntnisse der Gehirnforschung und erklärt in ihrem viel diskutierten Buch, warum Frauen die Welt so gründlich anders sehen als Männer. »Allen Männern zur Lektüre empfohlen, wenn sie gerade nicht an Sex denken.« Weltwoche



World Yearbook of Education 1994

World Yearbook of Education 1994 Author Suzanne Lie
ISBN-10 9781136166464
Release 2014-03-18
Pages 260
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This study surveys the position of women in academic institutions across the world, investigating the nature of the gender gap in various countries. The contributors analyze data, predict future trends and summarize those strategies most successful in reducing gender inequality.



Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts Author Leo P. Chall
ISBN-10 UOM:39015078349399
Release 2002
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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.



Feminisms HIV and AIDS

Feminisms  HIV and AIDS Author V. Tallis
ISBN-10 9781137005793
Release 2012-07-30
Pages 225
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Women are disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS. By focusing on the pandemic at its epicentre in Southern Africa, this book explores the gendered power inequalities driving women's vulnerability to HIV and provides suggestions of how to individually and collectively address women's oppression.