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The Resource Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

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Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide
Title
Half the sky
Title remainder
turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two Pulitzer Prize winners issue a call to arms against our era's most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women in the developing world. They show that a little help can transform the lives of women and girls abroad and that the key to economic progress lies in unleashing women's potential
Summary
Two Pulitzer Prize winners issue a call to arms against our era's most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women in the developing world. They show that a little help can transform the lives of women and girls abroad and that the key to economic progress lies in unleashing women's potential
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Tone
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
336738
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.8309172/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
HQ1236.5.D44
LC item number
K75 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.5
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True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adult
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turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide
Label
Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The girl effect -- Emancipating twenty-first-century slaves -- Fighting slavery from Seattle -- Prohibition and prostitution -- Rescuing girls is the easy part -- Learning to speak up -- The new abolitionists -- Rule by rape -- Mukhtar's school -- The shame of "honor" -- "Study abroad"-- in the Congo -- Maternal mortality, one woman a minute -- A doctor who treats countries, not patients -- Why do women die in childbirth? -- Edna's hospital -- Family planning and the "God gulf" -- Jane Roberts and her 34 million friends -- Is Islam misogynistic? -- The Afghan insurgent -- Investing in education -- Ann and Angeline -- Microcredit : the financial revolution -- A CARE package for Goretti -- The axis of equality -- Tears over Time magazine -- Grassroots vs treetops -- Girls helping girls -- What you can do -- Four steps you can take in the next ten minutes -- Appendix. Organizations supporting women
Control code
ocm290466888
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 294 pages
Isbn
9780307267146
Lccn
2009012270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290466888
  • (Sirsi) a1006537
Label
Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The girl effect -- Emancipating twenty-first-century slaves -- Fighting slavery from Seattle -- Prohibition and prostitution -- Rescuing girls is the easy part -- Learning to speak up -- The new abolitionists -- Rule by rape -- Mukhtar's school -- The shame of "honor" -- "Study abroad"-- in the Congo -- Maternal mortality, one woman a minute -- A doctor who treats countries, not patients -- Why do women die in childbirth? -- Edna's hospital -- Family planning and the "God gulf" -- Jane Roberts and her 34 million friends -- Is Islam misogynistic? -- The Afghan insurgent -- Investing in education -- Ann and Angeline -- Microcredit : the financial revolution -- A CARE package for Goretti -- The axis of equality -- Tears over Time magazine -- Grassroots vs treetops -- Girls helping girls -- What you can do -- Four steps you can take in the next ten minutes -- Appendix. Organizations supporting women
Control code
ocm290466888
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 294 pages
Isbn
9780307267146
Lccn
2009012270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290466888
  • (Sirsi) a1006537

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