Half the Sky

Half the Sky
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof
  • Publsiher : Knopf
  • Release : 22 May 2022
  • ISBN : 9780307267146
  • Pages : 294 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 55 ratings
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife team speaks out against the oppression of women in the developing world, sharing example stories about victims and survivors who are working to raise awareness, counter abuse, and campaign for women's rights.


Half the Sky

Half the Sky
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife team speaks out against the oppression of women in the developing world, sharing example stories about victims and survivors who are working to raise awareness, counter abuse, and campaign for women's rights.

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Half the Sky

Half the Sky
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 08 September 2009
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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation—the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. From the bestselling authors of Tightrope, two of our most fiercely moral voices With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman

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A Path Appears

A Path Appears
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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"From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky, a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world--a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this galvanizing new book from the acclaimed husband and wife team is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support

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Women Hold Up Half The Sky: The Political-economic And Socioeconomic Narratives Of Women In China

Women Hold Up Half The Sky: The Political-economic And Socioeconomic Narratives Of Women In China
  • Author : Tai Wei Lim
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 22 February 2021
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This volume will look into some macro factors that have an impact on gender conceptualizations in China. First, China is a highly-centralized state with a one-party political system that is also an authoritarian strongman regime. Thus, policies (including those related to gender) from the center are promulgated centripetally to provinces, cities, towns, villages, and local areas effectively.In terms of policy-making, the Chinese government noted that they have strengthened the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) guide for women's work, enacted/upgraded

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Holding up Half the Sky

Holding up Half the Sky
  • Author : Shirley Mow,Tao Jie,Zheng Bijun
  • Publisher : The Feminist Press at CUNY
  • Release : 01 April 2004
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These 21 dynamic articles by Chinese women scholars explore the limitations on women's lives in premodern China, detail their involvement in the great political movements of the 20th century and examine how new laws have improved women's status, yet have left them open to exploitation as China enters the global economy. With statistics and reports otherwise unavailable, they give a refreshing outlook on China's women that is breathtaking both for the problems it confronts and for the spirit of struggle it

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Holding Up Half the Sky

Holding Up Half the Sky
  • Author : Graham Joseph Hill
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 30 April 2020
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Women have played significant roles in ministry and leadership throughout the history of the church and the pages of the Bible. Today, women make up more than half the church, and do much of the mission, ministry, and discipleship in the life of the church. But women have often been held back from ministry roles. Graham Joseph Hill outlines the biblical vision for women in ministry and leadership. He offers a biblical and passionate call for women to be released

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My Half of the Sky

My Half of the Sky
  • Author : Jana McBurney-Lin
  • Publisher : Komenar Pub
  • Release : 01 July 2008
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Jana McBurney-Lin's debut novel My Half of the Sky introduces Li Hui, a modern young Chinese woman of marriageable age who has recently graduated from Xiamen University. Her goal is to realize Mao's words: Women hold up half of the sky. Li Hui struggles with finding love and acting with honor. Guidance and advice come from all corners of her world as well as different and conflicing generational, historical and cultural values. Everyone wants something different for and from her,

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Tightrope

Tightrope
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 01 September 2020
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How can we rebuild America so that it is a land with opportunity for all, wherever we live, whatever our complexion? Tightrope outlines a better path for our nation, but first it takes us through an "other America" where wages are low and stagnant, decent jobs are scarce, racial inequity is stark, and Americans die of drug overdoses every seven minutes. Kristof and WuDunn tell the story of America's crisis partly through the lives of friends Kristof grew up with

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China Wakes

China Wakes
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 12 October 2011
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The definitive book on China's uneasy transformation into an economic and political superpower, and an insightful and thought-provoking analysis of daily life in China from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists and bestselling authors of Half a Sky. "Nick Kristof's and Sheryl WuDunn's work as correspondents in China was beyond compare, and now they have written a book every bit as astonishing. China Wakes is filled with anecdote, detail, and analysis of the highest order.... This book demands reading, and yet

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The Other Half of the Sky

The Other Half of the Sky
  • Author : Lili Almog,Richard Vine
  • Publisher : Power House Books
  • Release : 15 May 2009
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For over two years, Lili Almog has photographed women in the countryside and villages of China. The Other Half of the Sky focuses on women from marginalised groups in Chinese society, with an emphasis on the extraordinary situation of Muslim women in China as well the the Mosuo women, a unique ethnic community from Western China and one of the last existing matriarchal societies in the world.

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Half the Church

Half the Church
  • Author : Carolyn Custis James
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release : 19 April 2011
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Women comprise at least half the world, and usually more than half the church, but so often Christian teaching to women either fails to move beyond a discussion of roles or assumes a particular economic situation or stage of life. This all but shuts women out from contributing to God’s kingdom as they were designed to do. Furthermore, the plight of women in the Majority World demands a Christian response, a holistic embrace of all that God calls women

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Women, Sport and Society in Modern China

Women, Sport and Society in Modern China
  • Author : Dong Jinxia
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 August 2004
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Drawing on Chinese sources hitherto unavailable in the West including official documents and interviews with top athletes, the author explores the rise of Chinese super sportswomen and their relationship with politics, culture and society before and during the Cultural Revolution and through China's transition to a market economy.

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The Other Half of the Sky

The Other Half of the Sky
  • Author : Athena Andreadis,Kay Holt
  • Publisher : Feral Astrogators
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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Women may hold up more than half the sky on earth, but it has been different in heaven: science fiction still is very much a preserve of male protagonists, mostly performing by-the-numbers quests. In The Other Half of the Sky, editor Athena Andreadis offers readers heroes who happen to be women, doing whatever they would do in universes where they’re fully human: starship captains, planet rulers, explorers, scientists, artists, engineers, craftspeople, pirates, rogues... Contributors: Melissa Scott, Alex Jablokov, Nisi

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Thunder from the East

Thunder from the East
  • Author : Nicholas D. Kristof,Sheryl WuDunn
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 23 February 2001
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An insightful and comprehensive look at Asia on the rise—a "masterful job of describing Asia's anguish and ambition" (The Washington Post Book World)—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists and bestselling authors of Half a Sky and Tightrope The 1997 economic crisss in Asia heaped devastation upon millions. Yet Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn argue that it was the best thing that could have happened to Asia. It destroyed the cronyism, protectionism, and government regulation that had been crippling Asian

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