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Much has been written about equal opportunity issues but little has been published about how organisations might provide more structure and support to ensure women's prog

How Britain's women fought & died for the right to vote. Published to coincide with the centenary of the culmination of the women's struggle: Derby Day, 4 June 1913. Ther

Explores the impact and implication of difference in coaching. This title looks at how coaches can respond to issues of gender, generational, cultural, national and racia

Drawing on hands-on experience from workshops and interviews, this innovative book explores the work of eight gender aware theatre and performance artists and companies.

Women who exercise regularly have specific nutritional needs. Anita Bean provides general nutritional advice and covers nutritional issues that are specific to active wom

The popular British actress Miriam Margolyes will be touring the world in 2012, the bicentenary of Dickens birth, with a one-woman show about Dickens' women, and this boo

Essential career guidance for corporate women with talent and ambition and advice for HR leaders on managing a diverse workforce; it sets out nine job assignments that ev

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Author of the month

Averil Leimon

Born: United Kingdom

Leimon gained a M.Phil in Clinical Psychology at the University of Glasgow and a BA (Honours) in Psychology at Strathclyde University. She is a major contributor of psychological insight to television (BBC, CNN), radio (BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour), newspapers (FT, City A.M) and magazines (Women in Business, Cosmopolitan). She is also a member of and a speaker for the British Psychological Society.

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