Nomination: Women of today : contemporary Issues and conflicts – 1980-present

Stearman, Kaye and Patience Coster. Women of today : contemporary issues and conflicts – 1980-present. 2011 (May). 64p. Chelsea House, $35.00 (ISBN 978-1-60413-936-5). Gr. 5-8. (mmc)

  The last three decades have seen women make remarkable achievements in many professions and fields of endeavor. This volume chronicles recent social shifts. profiles notable women in science, sports, the arts, politics and business, and acknowledges that, despite advances, many women still face significant inequalities and challenges, including ageism in the workplace, and achieving a work-life balance. (mmc)

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