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From Nobel Prize candidates to rural goat farmers, the young women in this remarkable book represent 58 countries from virtually every region on earth. The women write about their lives and their families, and how the world they inhabit differs from the world of their mothers. Photographs, songs, poems, paintings, collages, and prose express the challenges they face ? child prostitution, AIDS, genital mutilation, hunger and poverty, oppressive religious and political regimes ? as well as their cultural strengths: a Russian woman refuses to become a mail-orer bride; Venezuelan painter Valentina Campos celebrates the close ties between grandmothers and granddaughters; poet Aya DeLeon fantasizes about a woman-run hip-hop industry; and Yoyin Sokefun of Nigeria explores the gulf between society's ?ideal beauty? and women?s self-images. Enlightening, inspiring, challenging, and funny, Imagining Ourselves demonstrates the power of each individual life, and the collective power women share.

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Published in conjunction with an exhibit at the San Francisco-based International Museum of Women, this colorfully illustrated volume presents the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from 57 countries. The focus is on the social conditions affecting young women around the world in the 21st century. Contributors include famous people such as singer Angélique Kidjo (West Africa), figure skater Oksana Baiul (Ukraine), and Jordanian Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, as well as many women who are not so well known. Editor Goldman is a PhD candidate (social anthropology) at Harvard U. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Presenting the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from fifty-seven countries, Imagining Ourselves captures the energy of the first global generation of women. From Nasra Abubakar, a Somalian camel-farmers daughter who is the first in her family to go to college to Anita Khemka, who reflects on the generation gap between yesterdays and todays teenage women in urban India, the young women in this book will inspire and encourage you to take action to transform your own life and the world around you.

Enlightening, uplifting, challenging, and funny, Imagining Ourselves demonstrates the power of each individual life and the collective power of todays generation of women as a whole.

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Presenting the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from 57 countries, this work captures the energy of the first global generation of women, and demonstrates the power of each individual life and the collective power of today's generation of women as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781577315247
Other:
International Museum of Women
Publisher:
New World Library
Other:
International Museum of Women
Foreword:
Allende, Isabel
Foreword:
Allende, Isabelle
Editor:
Goldman, Paula
Author:
Goldman, Paula
Author:
Allende, Isabelle
Author:
Abiola, Hafsa
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Inspiration & Personal Growth
Subject:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Inspiration & Personal Growth
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color photos and illustrations
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 30.4 oz
Age Level:
from 14

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Presenting the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from fifty-seven countries, Imagining Ourselves captures the energy of the first global generation of women. From Nasra Abubakar, a Somalian camel-farmers daughter who is the first in her family to go to college to Anita Khemka, who reflects on the generation gap between yesterdays and todays teenage women in urban India, the young women in this book will inspire and encourage you to take action to transform your own life and the world around you.

Enlightening, uplifting, challenging, and funny, Imagining Ourselves demonstrates the power of each individual life and the collective power of todays generation of women as a whole.

"Synopsis" by , Presenting the photography, paintings, poetry, fiction, songs, and essays of 105 young women from 57 countries, this work captures the energy of the first global generation of women, and demonstrates the power of each individual life and the collective power of today's generation of women as a whole.
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