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5 Writers in London Between the Wars
Francesca Wade - 2021 - Crown - 432 pages

Square Haunting

2023 June 13 | by Monica Zhuang Gender Inequality - Historical Fiction - Women and Men

Imagine the delight of passing a historical building while knowing about the stories of the residents. Architecture encompasses more than simply the design and planning of the constructed environment; it has a significant impact on our culture, our sense of self, and the surroundings in which we live. In 1927, Virginia Woolf released her article, […]

Gender inequality - law - women at work
Gillian Thomas - Palgrave Macmillan Trade - 2016 - 304 pages

Because of sex

2023 February 15 | by Monica Zhuang Gender Inequality

Imagine a world as follows: When searching for a job, you discovered some job postings that include the phrases “recruiting-male” and “recruiting-female”; You did not pass the interview because you were identified as the mother of a three-year-old; You were denied as a police officer because your weight was too light; You return from three […]

And why you should, too
LouAnn Lofton - Harper Business - 2012 - 259 pages

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl

2022 July 13 | by Arduino Mancini Effective thinking - Gender Inequality - Women and Men

Do you think I’m joking? I know, every time you hear the word “girl” in a title you become diffident. But this is not a joke and I am not going mad: because by reading this book, you will discover that actually the investment strategy followed by Warren Buffett, widely acknowledged as one of the […]

Being aware is really just the beginning.
Caroline Criado Perez – Vintage - 2019 - 432 pages

Invisible Women

2022 June 30 | by Monica Zhuang Gender Inequality

In office buildings during summer, have you ever seen an odd sight like this: female office workers wrapped up in blankets while their male colleagues wander around in summer clothes? If so, have you ever wondered why that is? Perez reveals that there’s the standard office temperature. In the 1960s, a formula for determining standard […]