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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
 

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men (EPUB ebook)

By Perez, Caroline Criado

*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...u Your phone is too big for your hand u Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body u I...n 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**
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ISBN 9781473548299
Published 7 Mar 2019
Publisher Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781473548299
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Released 7 Mar 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Perez, Caroline Criado
Category Award Winning
Language and Literature
Social Sciences
Women's Studies
Feminism
Equal Opportunities
Economics, Finance, Business, Industry
Press & Journalism
Impact Of Science & Technology On Society
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 305.420721
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Sex discrimination against women, Male domination Social structure, Social sciences - Research, Sex role - Research - Methodology
NBS Text Current Affairs & Issues
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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