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658.409 G
Descript.
326 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary
"In conversation with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women, Women and Leadership explores gender bias and explores the barriers to women's participation in politics"-- Provided by publisher.
Note
"First published by Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd."--T.p. verso.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Prologue: Why are we writing this book? -- Doing the numbers -- Our framework -- Pathways to power: Introducing our women leaders -- Hypothesis one: You go girl -- Hypothesis two: It's all about the hair -- Hypothesis three: Shrill or soft -- the style conundrum -- Hypothesis four: She's a bit of a bitch -- Hypothesis five: Who's minding the kids? -- Hypothesis six: A special place in hell -- do women really support women? -- Hypothesis seven: Modern day Salem -- Hypothesis eight: The role modelling riddle -- The stand out lessons from eight lives and eight hypotheses - Annex: Snapshots of the pathways to power. .
Subject
Alt Author
Okonjo-Iweala, Ngozi.
ISBN/ISSN
9780262045742
0262045745
Descript.
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Series
Note
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 18, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Part of the series Listening to America with Bill Moyers.
Contents
New Political Perspective (0:54) -- Sponsor Message: Women in American Politics (0:56) -- Gender Imbalance in Congress (1:21) -- Response to Thomas/Hill Hearings (2:39) -- Search for Political Outsiders (2:59) -- Challenging Gender and Racial Status Quo (4:04) -- Running for Senate Diversity (5:01) -- Electing a Fresh Perspective (3:18) -- Incremental Political Gender Changes (3:00) -- Remaining Independent (3:47) -- Soliciting Campaign Funds (4:03) -- Bipartisan Support for Women's Issues (3:47) -- Female vs. Male Governance (4:12) -- Empowering Female Politicians (1:34) -- Breaking the Glass Ceiling (4:07) -- Expanding Washington Priorities (2:14) -- Right to Choose (3:19) -- Promoting Equal Representation (3:19) -- Credits: Women in American Politics (1:18)
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Summary
This program with Bill Moyers looks at the rising number of women on the political scene and their impressions of politics. Congresswoman Pat Schroeder, former Secretary of Labor Lynn Martin, Senator Carol Moseley Braun, and other female politicians talk about the challenges women candidates face, describe their experiences in male bastions of power, why it's important for women to participate in politics, and what women bring to governing our nation.
Audience
9 & up.
System Det
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Note
Title from distributor's description.
Subject
Genre
Subject
Alt Author
Moyers, Bill D.
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Films Media Group.
Public Affairs Television (Firm).
Title
Listening to America (Television program)
Call #
DVD MAK
Descript.
1 videodisc (180 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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Television program
System Det
DVD, widescreen; stereo.
Note
In English; optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Credits
Narrated by Meryl Streep ; editors, Ilya Chaiken, Pamela Scott Arnold ; cinematography, Stephen McCarthy ... [et al.] ; original music, Miriam Cutler ... [et al.] ; for Kunhart McGee Productions & Storyville Films, producers Sara Wolitzky, Talleah Bridges McMahon ; for WETA, executive producer, Dalton Delan.
Note
Videodisc release of a 2013 documentary mini-series.
Summary
Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last fifty years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in American history, in pursuit of their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy.
Audience
Unrated.
Contents
pt. 1. Awakening / written and produced by Barak Goodman ; co-produced by Jamila Ephron -- pt. 2. Changing the world / written and produced by Barak Goodman ; co-produced by Jamila Ephron -- pt. 3. Charting a new course / written and produced by Barak Goodman, Pamela Mason Wagner ; co-produced by Jamila Ephron.
Audience
Rating: TV-PG.
Performer
Narrated by Meryl Streep.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Streep, Meryl.
Kunhardt McGee Productions.
Storyville Films.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Title
Women who make America
ISBN/ISSN
0841887018760
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