Woman In Mind December Bee

Author: Alan Ayckbourn
Publisher: Samuel French
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Woman In Mind December Bee . Deals with the gradual mental collapse of a woman -- a collapse which appears to be precipitated by being knocked unconcious by a garden rake. Starved of affection and love by a boring husband and a priggish son, Susan conjures up an ideal family who comes to her garden.

Woman In Mind

Author: Alan Ayckbourn
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571318223
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Woman In Mind. The central character of Alan Ayckbourn's new play is Susan, a parson's wife, 'one of the most moving and devastating that he has created...' Robin Thornber reviewing the first production in Scarborough in the Guardian.

Plays By Alan Ayckbourn Book Guide

Author: Books Llc
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781156660867
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Plays By Alan Ayckbourn Book Guide . Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Woman in Mind, Private Fears in Public Places, Haunting Julia, Damsels in Distress, Snake in the Grass, Life and Beth, Gameplan, Drowning on Dry Land, Sugar Daddies, Roleplay, Improbable Fiction, Things That Go Bump, Flatspin, if I Were You, Henceforward..., Absurd Person Singular, the Norman Conquests, Confusions, House

Managing Epilepsy With Women In Mind

Author: Timothy Betts
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203328385
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Managing Epilepsy With Women In Mind. At various stages in their life cycle, women with epilepsy have different needs from men and need a more female-orientated service. However, services for people with epilepsy remain androcentric and largely ignore that 50% of the recipients of epilepsy care in the United Kingdom are female. Indeed, 40% of those women engaged with epilepsy services are of childbearing potential. Epilepsy and its treatment can affect or compromise the menstrual cycle, contraception, fertility, pregnancy, child development in the womb, post-birth childcare and menopause, just as these life stages can affect epilepsy and its management. Based on audited clinical experience over the last 10 years at one of the very few clinics for women with epilepsy in the United Kingdom and on the curriculum of the Birmingham University Masters Course in Epilepsy, this book attempts to address these issues for women with epilepsy using evidence-based recommendations for care where possible and indicating those many areas where evidence is lacking and further research is needed.

The Mind Has No Sex

Author: Londa Schiebinger
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674576254
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The Mind Has No Sex . As part of his attempt to secure a place for women in scientific culture, the Cartesian Francois Poullain de la Barre asserted as long ago as 1673 that "the mind has no sex?" In this rich and comprehensive history of women's contributions to the development of early modem science, Londa Schiebinger examines the shifting fortunes of male and female equality in the sphere of the intellect. Schiebinger counters the "great women" mode of history and calls attention to broader developments in scientific culture that have been obscured by time and changing circumstance. She also elucidates a larger issue: how gender structures knowledge and power. It is often assumed that women were automatically excluded from participation in the scientific revolution of early modem Europe, but in fact powerful trends encouraged their involvement. Aristocratic women participated in the learned discourse of the Renaissance court and dominated the informal salons that proliferated in seventeenth-century Paris. In Germany, women of the artisan class pursued research in fields such as astronomy and entomology. These and other women fought to renegotiate gender boundaries within the newly established scientific academies in order to secure their place among the men of science. But for women the promises of the Enlightenment were not to be fulfilled. Scientific and social upheavals not only left women on the sidelines but also brought about what the author calls the "scientific revolution in views of sexual difference?" While many aspects of the scientific revolution are well understood, what has not generally been recognized is that revolution came also from another quarter--the scientific understanding of biological sex and sexual temperament (what we today call gender). Illustrations of female skeletons of the ideal woman--with small skulls and large pelvises--portrayed female nature as a virtue in the private realm of hearth and home, but as a handicap in the world of science. At the same time, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century women witnessed the erosion of their own spheres of influence. Midwifery and medical cookery were gradually subsumed into the newly profess ionalized medical sciences. Scientia, the ancient female personification of science, lost ground to a newer image of the male researcher, efficient and solitary--a development that reflected a deeper intellectual shift. By the late eighteenth century, a self-reinforcing system had emerged that rendered invisible the inequalities women suffered. In reexamining the origins of modem science, Schiebinger unearths a forgotten heritage of women scientists and probes the cultural and historical forces that continue to shape the course of scientific scholarship and knowledge.

How I Changed My Mind About Women In Leadership

Author: Alan F. Johnson
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458724506
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How I Changed My Mind About Women In Leadership. This book features a number of autobiographical accounts as to how various persons have come to change their minds about women in leadership. Well-known Evangelical leaders individuals and couples, males and females from a broad range of denominational affiliation and ethnic diversity -share their surprising journeys from a more or less restrictive view to an open inclusive view that recognizes a full shared partnership of leadership in the home and in the church based on gifts not gender. How I Changed My Mind About Women in Ministry offers a positive vision for the future of women and men together as partners of equal worth without competitiveness in the work of equipping this and the next generation of Christian disciples for the 'work of ministry' and service in the Kingdom of God.

Sex In Mind

Author: Rachel Ann Malane
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820479217
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Sex In Mind. Focusing on the novels of Charlotte Bronte, Wilkie Collins, and Thomas Hardy, Malane analyzes how these narratives of love, insanity, and tragedy were in dynamic conversation with the prevailing views about the brain."--Jacket.