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

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

Label
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
Creator
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kristof, Nicholas D.
Dewey number
362.8309172/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1236.5.D44
LC item number
K75 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
WuDunn, Sheryl
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women's rights
  • Women
  • Women
Label
Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=70B51CE1-BE9C-4E06-8B58-B61F61E3AC10
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-278) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 294 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307273154
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Other physical details
ill. ;
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)464268250
  • ocn464268250
  • OCoLC
Label
Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=70B51CE1-BE9C-4E06-8B58-B61F61E3AC10
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-278) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 294 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307273154
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Other physical details
ill. ;
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)464268250
  • ocn464268250
  • OCoLC

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