No Small Lives

No Small Lives is designed to address this gap and restore women to their rightful place in the history of adult education in North America. The primary audience for this book is adult education professors and their graduate students.

No Small Lives

No Small Lives: Handbook of North American Early Women Adult Educators, 1925-1950 contains the stories of 26 North American women who were active in the field of adult education sometime between the years of 1925 and 1950. Generally, women’s contributions have been omitted from the field’s histories. No Small Lives is designed to address this gap and restore women to their rightful place in the history of adult education in North America. The primary audience for this book is adult education professors and their graduate students. This book can be used in courses including history and sociology of adult education, the adult learner, courses specific to exploring women’s contributions and activities. The secondary audience is the broader fields of women’s studies, feminist history, sociology and psychology or those fields that include an examination of women in the early twentieth century. It could also be useful to those focusing on more specific topics such as gender and race studies, prejudice, marginalization, power, how women were sometimes portrayed as invisible or as central figures, and women in leadership and policy making.

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No Small Lives
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Susan Imel, Gretchen T. Bersch
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-01 - Publisher: IAP

No Small Lives: Handbook of North American Early Women Adult Educators, 1925-1950 contains the stories of 26 North American women who were active in the field of adult education sometime between the years of 1925 and 1950. Generally, women’s contributions have been omitted from the field’s histories. No Small Lives
Both Sides of the Fence
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Bob Martin, David Teems
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-12-15 - Publisher: Author House

Chattanooga, Tennessee today is not the same town it was in the nineteen forties through the mid-eighties. Protected by a corrupt and self-serving local government, her masters fattened themselves on illegal enterprise. In this one book you have biography, treachery, and underworld intrigue. You have murder, and attempts at murder.
Sky Legs
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Irini Savvides
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Eleni moves to a village in the clouds, where the blue mountains and the sky seem to stretch forever but, surprisingly, people's minds don't. She's been hoping that she can make a new start and leave behind the sense of loss and the low self-esteem that she has been struggling
No Small Courage
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Nancy F. Cott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Enriched by the wealth of new research into women's history, No Small Courage offers a lively chronicle of American experience, charting women's lives and experiences with fascinating immediacy from the precolonial era to the present. Individual stories and primary sources-including letters, diaries, and news reports-animate this history of the domestic,
Thief of Time
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: C. J. Lyons
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-30 - Publisher: CJ Lyons+ORM

A teenage girl’s humanity is at stake as the series praised as “The Wizard of Oz meets Star Wars” from the New York Times–bestselling author continues (Hugh Howey). Despite overwhelming odds, Annie has done it! She’s stolen the Delphi Key from the most powerful man in Unity, Comptroller Franco Albanese.