Charting new terrain
Women, especially women workers and middle-aged, jobless women, are experiencing numerous problems in a China where poverty is no longer a great equalizer and capitalism is new and unregulated. In terms of employment, for example, some estimates report that women constitute over 60% of the layoffs in China although they make up only 39% of the workforce. China discriminates against women in many appalling ways despite its supposedly egalitarian past. Some women's issues reflect a culture which values the lives of sons over daughters made worse by a government one-child policy.
Publication Name: Media Studies Journal
Subject: Mass communications
Get off the rock
Preparation helps in swimming successfully from Alcatraz to San Francisco, CA. Would-be-participants in the open-water swimming event, in which more than 2,000 people are expected to participate, may join open-water swim club or do some swimming in the San Francisco Bay to prepare themselves for the event. Swimming in the San Francisco Bay or in any cold swimming place also helps in conditioning the body to cold water which swimmers are most likely to encounter when they participate in the swimming event.
Publication Name: Rodale's Fitness Swimmer
Subject: Sports and fitness
An evaluation of electric shavers for men is presented. The electric shavers are compared with wet shaving and the cost of spares is discussed. The Philips Philishave Cool Skin HQ5620 and Braun Syncro System 7520 are recommended.
Publication Name: Which?
Subject: Consumer news and advice
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