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A Typology of Domestic Violence: Intimate Terrorism, Violent Resistance, and Situational Couple Violence

by Michael P. Johnson

This volume begins the work of theorizing forms of domestic violence, a crucial first step to a better understanding of these phenomena among scholars, social scientists, policy makers, and service providers.

Feminism and World Religions

by Arvind Sharma Katherine K. Young

Feminism has had, and continues to have, an impact on the world religions, because it has criticized them for perpetuating male hegemony over women, or "patriarchy." This book examines the interaction of feminism and world religions.

Guns or Butter: The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson

by Irving Bernstein

The presidency of Lyndon Johnson was a pivotal moment in twentieth-century American history. From the decisive social programs of the Great Society, to the triumph of the Civil and Voting Rights Acts, to the catastrophe of the Vietnam War and domestic unrest, it was an era of dramatic accomplishment and wrenching tragedy. In Guns or Butter, renowned historian Irving Bernstein brings those five climactic years of the sixties vividly to life, from the moment Lee Harvey Oswald aimed a rifle from the window of the Texas School Depository to the tense ballot-counting that put Richard Nixon in the White House in 1968. Bernstein's book is a narrative masterpiece, filled with sharply drawn character sketches and swiftly moving accounts of events that range from deals cut in the Senate cloakroom, to police charging after protesters on the streets of Selma, to Vietcong commandos bursting into the American embassy in Saigon. We see Johnson ordering aides Bill Moyers and Richard Goodwin to strip and join him for a skinny-dip in the White House pool, where they formulate the Great Society. And we see a tired, distracted president pacing in his bathrobe around a table model of the besieged Khe Sanh garrison, examining aerial photographs and casualty reports. Equally important, Bernstein offers a deft assessment of Johnson's successes and failures, from his legislative programs to his futile pursuit of the war in Vietnam to his failure to boost Hubert Humphrey's presidential campaign in 1968. The author not only retells the maneuvering that brought the president's plans into law, he also analyzes and explains their impact, from the Voting Rights Act to Medicare. The Great Society, Bernstein concludes, was a triumph, but Johnson's attempt to have both guns and butter, to pursue massive domestic initiatives together with a bitter undeclared war, led to runaway inflation that ultimately undermined his presidency. From the dark moments after Kennedy's assassination in 1963, to the heady days of legislative victories of 1965, to the bloody crescendo of riots, assassinations, and military battles in 1968, Johnson's administration was a defining moment in modern American history. In Guns or Butter, Irving Bernstein brilliantly captures both the events and the meaning of those momentous years. Aside from its historical value, this book has major current significance. The legislative program Newt Gingrich and his Republican colleagues introduced in 1995 was designed to repeal the Great Society. Before doing so, members of Congress and the interested public should understand Lyndon Johnson's vision and the legislation that was enacted during the sixties. Guns or Butter provides that critical information.

Return to Nisa

by Marjorie Shostak

This is the story of two women--one a hunter-gatherer in Botswana, the other an ailing American anthropologist,and the remarkable relationship between these two women from different worlds.

Prentice Hall Reference Guide (9th Edition)

by Muriel Harris Jennifer L Kunka

For first year composition courses. Prentice Hall Reference Guide , Ninth Edition, is a handbook written to help all writers, including students who may not know proper terminology, quickly find the information they need. Teaching and Learning Experience This text will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It provides: · A series of "portals" in Tab 1, through which students can quickly find the answers to their writing, research, and grammar-related questions: Helps students at all levels of learning locate the help they need. · Tried and true advice at every stage of the writing process from instructors who have over 30 years of combined experience working with students: The text is written to students and speaks to them using language they can understand.

Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy (Second Edition)

by Mary Kessler Suzanne Tink Martin

Now completely updated with the latest information on both adult and pediatric patients, this comprehensive book provides a link between the pathophysiology of neurologic deficits and possible rehabilitation interventions for improving movement outcomes. It introduces the structure and function of the nervous system and describes normal motor development, motor control and motor learning, pathophysiology of the nervous system and common treatment techniques used in physical therapy practice. This edition also features updated terminology from the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, as well as new chapters on proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and other neurological conditions seen in the adult. Helpful learning aids and abundant illustrations highlight key concepts and help readers quickly master the material. Helpful learning aids - such as objectives, tables, illustrated intervention boxes, and review questions - reinforce important facts and concepts. Review questions at the end of each chapter allow readers to test their understanding of the material. 700 illustrations clearly depict procedures discussed in the text and clarify descriptions of anatomy, physiology, evaluation, pathology, and treatment. Background information is provided for interventions that can be used in the rehabilitation of adults and children, promoting a complete understanding of techniques. Careful documentation uses current outcomes-based research. Case histories include subjective and objective observation, assessment, planning, and critical decision-making components. Current language of the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is used throughout, aligning all information with best practices put forth by the APTA. A new chapter on proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) describes how these techniques can be used to improve performance of functional tasks by increasing strength, flexibility, and range of motion.

Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia

by Alison Fleig Frank

This study describes the human institutions, traditions, and preoccupations that helped shape the oil industry in the Austrian Empire and contributed as much to its fate as the geological features, the oil that that industry began to exploit a mere century and a half ago.

Human Resource Management

by Jean Phillips Stanley Gully

The focus of HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT is on developing students' personal and managerial skills by (1) Helping students understand the role of HR in organizational effectiveness as well as their personal career success; (2) Enabling students to understand how to flexibly apply the HR concepts that are appropriate for different problems or situations, and how HR both influences and is influenced by business strategy; and (3) Creating an understanding of the HR context by embedding the important concepts of ethics, diversity, competitive advantage, and the global context throughout the book. This highly readable book will help students understand how to use HR to hire, develop, motivate, and retain the right people and bring out the best in employees to execute the company's business strategy. It is intended for anyone who is or who might become a manager or an HR professional. By developing readers' competence and confidence in using important HR skills, this book will help anyone become a more effective manager through a better use of HR tools. Because most students learn more easily when they see the applicability of concepts to real life situations, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT provides numerous current company examples throughout the book. A book-long integrated case supplemented with interactive online videos develops students' personal skills and gives them some experience in applying various HR concepts. The case and videos reinforce the relevance of the textbook material and make the content even more understandable.

The Dead: Complete, Authoritative Text with Biographical and Historical Contexts, Critical History, and Essays from Five Contemporary Critical Perspectives

by James Joyce

Edited by Daniel R. Schwarz. Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, Bedford/St. Martin's innovative Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism series has introduced more than a quarter of a million students to literary theory and earned enthusiastic praise nationwide. Along with an authoritative text of a major literary work, each volume presents critical essays, selected or prepared especially for students, that approach the work from several contemporary critical perspectives, such as gender criticism and cultural studies. Each essay is accompanied by an introduction (with bibliography) to the history, principles, and practice of its critical perspective. Every volume also surveys the biographical, historical, and critical contexts of the literary work and concludes with a glossary of critical terms. New editions reprint cultural documents that contextualize the literary works and feature essays that show how critical perspectives can be combined.

The Man Who Lost His Language

by Sheila Hale

Sir John Hale is one of the worlds foremost renaissance historians whose book The Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance (1993) won The Royal Society of Literature's Heinemann Award and the International Silver Pen. Soon after delivering the second draft of his text, Hale had a stroke that deprived him of the power of speech. His wife Shelia Hale set out to find out what had happened and how John might be brought back to normal as far as possible. The book combines a detailed account of dysphasia and what he can tell us about language with a personal account of John and Shelia's own expericences.

Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Roman Lives

by Plutarch

In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and periods of classical Rome. He portrays virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided, but his purpose is also implicitly to educate and warn those in his own day who wielded power. In prose that is rich, elegant and sprinkled with learned references, he explores with an extraordinary degree of insight the interplay of character and political action. While drawing chiefly on historical sources, he brings to biography a natural story-teller's ear for a good anecdote. Throughout the ages Plutarch's Lives have been valued for their historical value and their charm. This new translation will introduce new generations to his urbane erudition. The most comprehensive selection available, it is accompanied by a lucid introduction, explanatory notes, bibliographies, maps and indexes. Translated by Robin Waterfield and with notes and introduction by Philip A. Stadter.

Place-Based Education in the Global Age: Local Diversity

by Gregory A. Smith David A. Gruenewald

The book is a collection of success stories from around the United States and explores some of the reasons for pursuing place-based education.It shows how educators from diverse places are using place as a focal point for developing community leaders, understanding the tensions between Israel and Palestine, and for showing future teachers the power of place-based learning.

Raven

by Ashley Suzanne

In the debut of Ashley Suzanne's blistering-hot Fight or Flight series--perfect for fans of Monica Murphy and J. Lynn--two sparring partners put their hearts on the line and push their bodies to the edge. Rian Fields is done being a punching bag. When Rian was thirteen, her only friend walked out on her, leaving Rian alone to mourn when she lost her mother three years later. Then he came back into her life senior year, igniting new desires--and breaking her trust permanently when he enlisted in the army. Now Rian has finally found an outlet for her rage against the world: mixed martial arts. But just as she's learning the ropes, Garrett Rhodes turns her life inside-out one more time. As much they hurt each other, Garrett never got over Rian. So when he gets the call that she's in jail, he bails her out, no questions asked. The years have toughened her. Made her harder. Sexier. All she needs to make it as an MMA fighter is the right coach, and Garrett's man enough to train her. He just has to go toe-to-toe with "Raven," the fearless woman who takes control in the ring . . . without falling for Rian, the vulnerable girl who still drives him crazy. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Singletasking

by Devora Zack

Your Mind Can't Be Two Places at Once Too many of us have become addicted to the popular, enticing, dangerously misleading drug of multitasking. Devora Zack was once hooked herself. But she beat it and became more efficient, and you can too. Zack marshals convincing neuroscientific evidence to prove that you really can't do more by trying to tackle several things at once--it's an illusion. There is a better way to deal with all the information and interruptions that bombard us today. Singletasking explains exactly how to clear and calm your mind, arrange your schedule and environment, and gently yet firmly manage the expectations of people around you so that you can accomplish a succession of tasks, one by one--and be infinitely more productive. Singletasking is the secret to success and sanity.

Social Gerontology (9th Edition)

by Nancy R. Hooyman H. Asuman Kiyak

The primary focus of this book is on social gerontology and to present the diversities of the aging experience, the interaction between biological, psychological, social and cultural forces on aging, and the heterogeneity of the older population in a multidisciplinary manner.

Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of the New Second Generation

by Mary C. Waters Philip Kasinitz John H. Mollenkopf

This book brings together in-depth ethnographies of some of New York's largest immigrant populations to assess the experience of the new second generation and to explore the ways in which they are changing the fabric of American culture.

Intervention Research: Developing Social Programs

by Mark W. Fraser Jack M. Richman Maeda J. Galinsky Steven H. Day

This book intends to serve as a solid reference for those already in the field, as well as help the next generation of social workers develop skills to contribute to the evolving field of intervention research.

CliffsNotes Verbal Review for Standardized Tests (2nd Edition)

by Deborah Covino William A. Covino Peter Z. Orton

This book provides an excellent and extensive overview of important information and the tools necessary for comprehensive verbal skills preparation.

Educational Psychology: Active Learning Edition (11th Edition)

by Anita Woolfolk

The eleventh edition of the book continues to emphasize the educational implications and applications of research on child development, cognitive science, learning, teaching, and assessment.

Life-Span Development (15th Edition)

by John W. Santrock

The book intends to provide students with the best and most recent theory and research in the world today about each of the periods of the human life span and guide them in making developmental connections across different points in the human life span.

Experience Psychology (Second Edition)

by Laura King

Do you want your students to just take psychology or to experience psychology? Experience Psychology is a complete learning system that empowers students to personally, critically, and actively experience the impact of psychology in everyday life. Experience Psychology is about, well, experience--our own behaviors; our relationships at home and in our communities, in school and at work; and our interactions in different learning environments. Grounded in meaningful real-world contexts, Experience Psychology's contemporary examples, personalized author notes, and applied exercises speak directly to students, allowing them to engage with psychology and to learn verbally, visually, and experientially--by reading, seeing, and doing. With the Experience Psychology learning system, students do not just "take" psychology but actively experience it.

Real Essays With Readings: Writing For Success in College, Work, and Everyday Life (Fourth Edition)

by Susan Anker

Real Essays delivers the powerful message that good writing, thinking, and reading skills are both essential and achievable. From the inspiring stories told by former students in Profiles of Success to the practical strategies for community involvement in the new Community Connections, Real Essays helps students to connect the writing class with their real lives and with the expectations of the larger world. So that students don't get overwhelmed, the book focuses first on the most important things in each area, such as the Four Most Serious Errors in grammar; the Four Basics of each rhetorical strategy; and the academic skills of summary, analysis, and synthesis. Read the preface.

Social Research Counts

by Earl Babbie

Become a competent, confident, and critical consumer of social research with Earl Babbie's SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNTS. Written with wit, and with a desire to see you succeed in the course, the book presents the main tenets of research methods concisely and in a visually appealing, full-color format that engages you in the topics and helps you make the connection between a concept and its real-world applications. Each chapter includes features designed to guide you through the material, including Learning Objectives that offer you an easy-to-follow guide to the content, as well as "Tips and Tools" and "Research in Real Life" boxes that provide opportunities for you to better equip yourself with relevant skills. As a result of using this book, you will gain a firm footing in the foundational skills and principles of research methods.

Small Animal Surgical Nursing (Second Edition)

by Sara J. Busch Marianne Tear

Covering the veterinary technician's role and responsibilities in small animal surgery, Small Animal Surgical Nursing: Skills and Concepts, 2nd Edition helps you gain exceptional clinical competency. Topics include asepsis, operating room protocol, instrumentation, sterile technique, suture materials, suturing techniques, wound management, surgical assistance, and pre- and postoperative care of animals. Full-color photographs show instruments and equipment, and help you develop skills in sterile technique, suturing techniques, and wound management. Written by noted educator Marianne Tear, this edition expands coverage of emerging issues and hot topics such as nutritional therapy and physical therapy. Complete coverage of small animal surgical nursing describes the roles and responsibilities of the veterinary technician. A focus on exceptional clinical skills and practice tips helps you gain clinical competency in small animal surgical technique. Clear, full-color photographs show instruments, equipment, sterile technique, suturing techniques, and wound management. Performance objectives at the beginning of each chapter and key points and review questions at the end of each chapter focus and reinforce learning. Practical appendices make it easy to look up dosage calculations, how to quickly set IV fluid drip rates, and how to make up various solutions of medications for constant rate infusions. More than a dozen new illustrated procedures are added to this edition. More real-world examples and best practices are added. Common complications are described for each surgical procedure, with discussions of how to avoid or prepare for these situations. A consistent organization discusses each surgery in terms of pre-op considerations, patient positioning and prep, equipment, the tech's role, and common complications. Instructions follow the order of the procedure: sterilization and gloving and gowning are located in Chapter 1. More rationales are included, covering topics such as different methods of sterilization and catheter placement. Increased coverage of nutritional therapy and physical therapy is added to the chapter on postoperative care. Key terms, chapter outlines, review questions, and a glossary make learning easier. The companion Evolve website includes instrument identification exercises and other workbook-like study activities.

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