Shrinking Violets And Caspar Milquetoasts

Author: Patricia McDaniel
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814756778
Size: 14.71 MB
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Shrinking Violets And Caspar Milquetoasts from the Author: Patricia McDaniel. Since World War II Americans’ attitudes towards shyness have changed. The women’s movement and the sexual revolution raised questions about communication, self-expression, intimacy, and personality, leading to new concerns about shyness. At the same time, the growth of psychotherapy and the mental health industry brought shyness to the attention of professionals who began to regard it as an illness in need of a cure. But what is shyness? How is it related to gender, race, and class identities? And what does its stigmatization say about our culture? In Shrinking Violets and Caspar Milquetoasts, Patricia McDaniel tells the story of shyness. Using popular self-help books and magazine articles she shows how prevailing attitudes toward shyness frequently work to disempower women. She draws on evidence as diverse as 1950s views of shyness as a womanly virtue to contemporary views of shyness as a barrier to intimacy to highlight how cultural standards governing shyness reproduce and maintain power differences between and among women and men.

The Culture And Commerce Of Publishing In The 21st Century

Author: Albert N. Greco
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804750318
Size: 30.80 MB
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The Culture And Commerce Of Publishing In The 21st Century from the Author: Albert N. Greco. This is the definitive social and economic analysis of the current state and future trends of the American book publishing industry, with an emphasis on the trade, college textbook, and scholarly publishing sectors. Drawing on a rich and extensive data, the thoughtful analysis presented in this book will be valuable to leaders in publishing as well as the scholars and analysts who study this industry.

Sourcebook For Research In Music

Author: Phillip Crabtree
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253217806
Size: 22.22 MB
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Sourcebook For Research In Music from the Author: Phillip Crabtree. The Sourcebook for Research in Music, in this revised and greatly expanded second edition, is an invaluable guide to the researcher in navigating the vast proliferation of materials in music research. The editors emphasize English-language and recent sources, and also include essential materials in other languages. An opening chapter of introductory materials, including a list of common bibliographical terms with definitions, German and French bibliographical terms, and the plan of the Library of Congress and the Dewey Decimal music classification systems, is followed by seven bibliographical chapters, covering lists of sources as well as collective annotations that introduce and identify specific items. A reference tool containing varied information relating to research in music, the Sourcebook will serve as a classroom text and as a resource for individual music researchers, librarians, faculty members, students, performing and teaching musicians, and musical amateurs.

Agricultural Marketing Directory For U S Africa Trade

Author: Mary E. Lassanyi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788144790
Size: 44.53 MB
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Agricultural Marketing Directory For U S Africa Trade from the Author: Mary E. Lassanyi. This one-of-a-kind reference tool provides vital market & trade development information. Part I contains three separate sections: introduction, reference & contacts (describes the international & regional organizations, research centers, & financial institutions that facilitate international trade). Part II is divided into two groups of Sub-Saharan African countries: first & second tier; each group has an introductory overview, & information on exports & imports, on investment & trade barriers, & on the best prospects for U.S. investment & exports. Contacts & selected publications also are included.

U S Global Trade Outlook 1995 2000

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788119605
Size: 43.70 MB
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U S Global Trade Outlook 1995 2000 from the Author: DIANE Publishing Company. Covers: America's best markets (European Union, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Canada and Japan; selected big emerging markets (Argentina, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and South Africa); and the Russian economy. Also in-depth reports on expanding opportunities for selected industries: medical equipment and supplies, computer equipment, computer software, motor vehicles, auto parts, paper products, and information services. Economic and trade data by country; U.S. bilateral trade. Extensive references. Glossary.

Basic Library Skills 5th Ed

Author: Carolyn Wolf
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786451610
Size: 29.86 MB
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Basic Library Skills 5th Ed from the Author: Carolyn Wolf. "Provided is a self-contained, short course in essential library skills for patrons of college, high school and public libraries. New material about online catalogs reflects the widespread use of the Internet, and a new section on career information has been added"--Provided by publisher.