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By Marjane Satrapi

From the best–selling writer of Persepolis comes this gloriously interesting and enlightening inspect the intercourse lives of Iranian ladies. Embroideries gathers jointly Marjane’s tough–talking grandmother, stoic mom, glamorous and kooky aunt and their buddies and associates for a day of tea consuming and conversing. certainly, the topic turns to like, intercourse and the vagaries of men.

As the afternoon progresses, those bright girls proportion their secrets and techniques, their regrets and their usually outrageous tales approximately, between different issues, find out how to pretend one’s virginity, tips to get away an prepared marriage, the way to benefit from the miracles of cosmetic surgery and the way to please in being a mistress. through turns revealing and hilarious, those are tales concerning the lengths to which a few girls will visit discover a guy, hold a guy or, most vital, sustain appearances.

Full of surprises, this advent to the non-public lives of a few interesting ladies, whose lifestyles tales and enthusiasts will strike us as instantaneously deeply everyday and profoundly diversified from our personal, is certain to convey smiles of popularity to the faces of ladies everywhere—and to educate us all something or two.

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In A. ), Unequal opportunities (pp. 153-177). Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 3 The Pay of Men in "Female" Occupations Is Comparable Worth Only for Women? PAULA ENGLAND M E L I S S A S. H E R B E R T In the paid workplace, the two most familiar types of sex discrimination against women are (a) discrimination in hiring or placement and (b) lack of equal pay for equal work in the same job. In the United States, these traditionally recognized types of discrimination are violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Jobs for girls: The expansion of clerical work for women, 1850­ 1914. In A. ), Unequal opportunities (pp. 153-177). Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 3 The Pay of Men in "Female" Occupations Is Comparable Worth Only for Women? PAULA ENGLAND M E L I S S A S. H E R B E R T In the paid workplace, the two most familiar types of sex discrimination against women are (a) discrimination in hiring or placement and (b) lack of equal pay for equal work in the same job. In the United States, these traditionally recognized types of discrimination are violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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