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Becoming Gentlemen

Author : Lani Guinier
ISBN : 0807044059
Genre : Education
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"The challenge, then, is not to invent new victims or new scapegoats but to mobilize America for the future. What would it take to ensure that all of us can succeed at getting the job done, the problem solved, and the future more secure?" As a student at Yale Law School in 1974, Lani Guinier attended a class with a white male professor who addressed all the students, male and female, as "gentlemen." To him the greeting was a form of honorific, evoking the values of traditional legal education. To her it was profoundly alienating. Years later Guinier began a study of female law students with her colleagues, Michelle Fine and Jane Balin, to try to understand the frustrations of women law students in male-dominated schools. Women are now entering law schools in large numbers, but too often many still do not feel welcome. As one says, "I used to be very driven, competitive. Then I started to realize that all my effort was getting me nowhere. I just stopped caring. I am scarred forever." After interviewing hundreds of women with similar stories, the authors conclude that conventional one-size-fits-all approaches to legal education discourage many women who could otherwise succeed and, even more, fail to help all students realize their full potential as legal problem-solvers. In Becoming Gentlemen Guinier, Fine, and Balin dare us to question what it means to become qualified, what a fair goal in education might be, and what we can learn from the experience of women law students about teaching and evaluating students in general. Including the authors' original study and two essays and a personal afterword by Lani Guinier, the book challenges us to work toward a more just society, based on ideals of cooperation, the resources of diversity, and the values of teamwork.

Becoming The Perfect Gentleman

Author : Zach Falconer-Barfield
ISBN : 9781784520267
Genre : Reference
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We have almost forgotten what it is to be a Gentleman. It is time to right this wrong and bring the Gentleman back. Becoming the Perfect Gentleman is an essential book for any man in the Modern world. Part-Handbook, Part-Statement of the Gentleman Philosophy, it is a fantastic first port to embark from on this Journey. Inside you will find the 14 items that every man should have in his wardrobe; the gentleman's guide to romance; the basics of etiquette in all situations; the history of the Gentleman and much, much more. We are on a mission to make the world a more respectful, stylish and Gentlemanly place. This first book in the series will entertain, educate and inspire any man into Becoming the Perfect Gentleman.

Becoming The Gentleman

Author : J. Solinger
ISBN : 9780230391840
Genre : Social Science
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Becoming the Gentleman explains why British citizens in the long eighteenth century were haunted by the question of what it meant to be a gentleman. Supplementing recent work on femininity, Solinger identifies a corpus of texts that address masculinity and challenges the notion of a masculine figure that has been regarded as unchanging.

A Boy S Guide To Becoming A Gentleman

Author : Leslie Marie Wheeler
ISBN : 1544898290
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This book is about a young boy who learns about positive character. Boys with positive character grow up to be Heroes of the Earth, also known as gentlemen! Join the young boy in his journey of learning positive character! Enjoy ten coloring pages after the story!

Mr Darcy And The Secret Of Becoming A Gentleman

Author : Maria Hamilton
ISBN : 9781402244186
Genre : Fiction
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This moving and passionate retelling of Pride and Prejudice follows the painfully shy Mr. Darcy as he, after Elizabeth Bennet refuses his proposal of marriage, vows to unlock the secrets that will make her his and right the wrongs he's done to her family. Original.

Sporting Gentlemen

Author : E. Digby Baltzell
ISBN : 9781412851800
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Originally published: New York: Free Press, 1995.

As A Gentleman Would Say

Author : John Bridges
ISBN : 9781401604707
Genre : Reference
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On any given day, a man is faced with situations that demand a response. He runs into a friend who was recently fired . . . His date can’t seem to pry herself away from a texting conversation during dinner . . . Someone at his gym routinely monopolizes the equipment . . . He finds himself in a nearly unintelligible conversation with a client who has a thick foreign accent. In each of these scenarios, there are distinct responses that can determine the outcome—for better or worse. Knowing what to say is essential, because regardless of how many doors he opens or how often he remembers to bring a bottle of wine for the hostess, a gentleman’s reputation is often established on his ability to communicate. In this updated version of As a Gentleman Would Say, John Bridges and Bryan Curtis offer simple reminders and new ideas for any man who is eager to navigate the obstacle course of his own words.

The Gentleman S Code Book

Author : Jojo T. Williams
ISBN : 9781512703429
Genre : Religion
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Has the way of being a gentleman been lost? Morals, standards, and values still do exist—but the question is, does everyone follow them? It is up to us to make sure that these ways are not forgotten. Create your own system to express what being a gentleman means to you. Discover what it means to be treated with respect and how to treat others as well. These are some principles that I have shared to get everyone thinking about the importance of morals, values, principles, and standards. Perhaps the more important topic is how are we gentlemen are supposed to treat women. That is something that seems to be forgotten as well. There are several ways to approach these topics and more. These guidelines should help find your inner gentleman and discover what works for you. At the end of the day, the world can’t stay the way it is. We must do something to improve it as a whole. The choice is yours—why not do something to improve yourself and the world? This book will help point you in the right direction; it is up to you to read more and learn more. Never stop growing smarter and always continue to learn more. Discover your gentleman’s system!

50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know Revised And Upated

Author : John Bridges
ISBN : 9781401604660
Genre : Reference
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50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know is a young man’s guide to becoming the type of guy that people respect and enjoy. He knows how to shake hands. He knows how to be a good sport. He knows how to give a genuine compliment and how to speak his mind without being offensive. His friends listen to what he has to say, and he returns the favor. He knows how to achieve the perfect knot in a necktie, and more important, he knows when he should be wearing a tie in the first place. Oh, and his favorite ball cap? He knows when to wear it and when to leave it at home on his dresser. Becoming a gentleman doesn’t happen in an instant; it’s a lifelong exercise in refining etiquette, social interaction, and personal discipline. It all begins here.

How To Be A Gentleman Revised And Updated

Author : John Bridges
ISBN : 9781418571993
Genre : Reference
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Being a gentleman isn’t just being a nice guy, or a considerate guy, or the type of guy someone might take home to meet their mother. A gentleman realizes that he has the unique opportunity to distinguish himself from the rest of the crowd. He knows when an email is appropriate, and when nothing less than a handwritten note will do. He knows how to dress on the golf course, in church, and at a party. He knows how to breeze through an airport without the slightest fumble of his carry-on or boarding pass. And those conversational icebreakers—“Where do I know you from?” A gentleman knows better. Gentlemanliness is all in the details, and John Bridges is reclaiming the idea that men—gentlemen—can be extraordinary in every facet of their lives.

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