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News

News in Asia

Hello! This week’s edition of “News in Asia” includes McCain visiting Modi, Modi jumping fully on the social media bandwagon, and China shifting their policy a bit in regards to the Korean peninsula. We’ve also got some cool science news for fun.

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Feminism

The Problem With Self-Help Guides and the “Lean In” Phenomenon

I’ve been thinking a lot about self-help books lately. With my current situation of transitioning out of grad school and into the working world (at least for a year or two until I decide if I want to pursue a Ph.D. or not), I’ve contemplated frequently about my skill set and abilities. Like with most […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Lean In

If you haven’t ready Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, you’ve at least heard someone talking about it. Maybe someone even told you to lean in. Maybe you want to lean in, too. bell hooks offers a close-read of Sandberg, calling the author a faux-feminist. Feminist Wire

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Books

You Go Girl: A Reflection on Sheryl Sandberg’s New Book, Lean In

About a month ago, I decided that, instead of talking about Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, (and enthusiastically recommending that other people read it because “it was so important”), that I should take my own advice and read it myself. So I did. And I am so […]

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Cry at Work

We’ve been ladyblogging all week, but our ladyblog friends have some amazing stuff. Here’s what should be on your reading list.

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Technology

Social Media: Is It a Woman’s World Now?

Women and men are socialized differently, and have been for centuries, long before computers and mobile phones became part of our daily lives. It follows logically, then, that men and woman use social media in different ways. Namely, women are more likely to use social media recreationally and to impart a high level of interest […]