Invisible Women

Invisible Women

Einband:
Kartonierter Einband
EAN:
9781784706289
Untertitel:
Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
Autor:
Caroline Criado Perez
Anzahl Seiten:
411
Erscheinungsdatum:
2020
ISBN:
1784706280

Zusammenfassung *THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER* ' HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin Moran Imagine a world where? · Your phone is too big for your hand · Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body · In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured. If any of that sounds familiar! chances are you're a woman. From government policy and medical research! to technology! workplaces! and the media. Invisible Women reveals how in a world built for and by men we are systematically ignoring half of the population! often with disastrous consequences. Caroline Criado Perez brings together for the first time an impressive range of case studies! stories and new research from across the world that illustrate the hidden ways in which women are forgotten! and the profound impact this has on us all. Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives. 'A book that changes the way you see the world' Sunday Times 'Revelatory! frightening! hopeful' Jeanette Winterson **Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2019** **Winner of the Readers' Choice Books Are My Bag Award 2019** ** Winner of the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2019 Book of the Year Award 2019** **The Times Current Affairs Book of the Year 2019** Informationen zum Autor Caroline Criado Perez is a writer! broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner. Her most notable campaigns have included co-founding The Women's Room! getting a woman on Bank of England banknotes! forcing Twitter to revise its procedures for dealing with abuse and successfully campaigning for a statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett to be erected in Parliament Square. She was the 2013 recipient of the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year Award! and was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015. Her first book! Do it Like a Woman ! was published in 2015. She lives in London. Klappentext Combining data crunching and analysis! personal stories and an international pool of examples! the massive extent to which policy! healthcare provision and a range of other infrastructural aspects of life are based on gender discriminatory information is addressed authoritatively here. ...

Autorentext
Caroline Criado Perez is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner. Her most notable campaigns have included co-founding The Women's Room, getting a woman on Bank of England banknotes, forcing Twitter to revise its procedures for dealing with abuse and successfully campaigning for a statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett to be erected in Parliament Square. She was the 2013 recipient of the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year Award, and was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015. Her first book, Do it Like a Woman, was published in 2015. She lives in London.

Klappentext

Combining data crunching and analysis, personal stories and an international pool of examples, the massive extent to which policy, healthcare provision and a range of other infrastructural aspects of life are based on gender discriminatory information is addressed authoritatively here.



Zusammenfassung

*THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER*

'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin Moran

Imagine a world where...


· Your phone is too big for your hand
· Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body
· In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured.

If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you're a woman.


From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, and the media. Invisible Women reveals how in a world built for and by men we are systematically ignoring half of the population, often with disastrous consequences. Caroline Criado Perez brings together for the first time an impressive range of case studies, stories and new research from across the world that illustrate the hidden ways in which women are forgotten, and the profound impact this has on us all.

Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives.

'A book that changes the way you see the world' Sunday Times


'Revelatory, frightening, hopeful' Jeanette Winterson



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