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  • AIDS conspiracy 2012, ebrary
    The conspiratorial move against HIV science and its consequences -- AIDS origin conspiracy theories in the United States and South Africa -- Who believes AIDS conspiracy theories and why leadership matters -- Science, politics, and credibility : David Gilbert fights AIDS conspiracy beliefs in US prisons -- Science, conspiracy theory, and the South African AIDS policy tragedy -- Hero scientists, cultropreneurs, living icons, and praise-singers : AIDS denialism as community -- Defending the imprimatur of science : Duesberg and the medical hypotheses saga -- The conspiratorial move and the struggle for evidence-based medicine.
  • As pastoralists settle 2005, Springer
    Introduction : the social, health, and economic consequences of pastoral sedentarization in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya / Eric Abella Roth and Elliot Fratkin -- The setting : pastoral sedentarization in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya / Elliot Fratkin and Eric Abella Roth -- Time, terror, and pastoral inertia / John G. Galaty -- Ecological and economic consequences of reduced mobility in pastoral livestock production systems / H. Jürgen Schwarz -- Cursed if you do, cursed if you don't : the contradictory processes of pastoral sedentarization in Northern Kenya / John McPeak and Peter D. Little -- Once nomads settle : assessing the process, motives, and welfare changes of settlements on Mount Marsabit / Wario R. Adano and Karen Witsenburg -- From milk to maize : the transition to agriculture for Rendille and Ariaal pastoralists / Kevin Smith -- Women's changing economic roles with pastoral sedentarization / Elliot Fratkin and Kevin Smith -- The effects of pastoral sedentarization on children's growth and nutrition among Ariaal and Rendille in Northern Kenya / Eric Abella Roth, Martha A. Nathan, and Elliot Fratkin -- Health and morbidity among Rendille pastoralist children / Martha A. Nathan ... [et al.] -- Sedentarization and seasonality : maternal dietary and health consequences in Ariaal and Rendille communities in Northern Kenya / Masako Fujita ... [et al.] -- Development, modernization, and medicalization : influences on the changing nature of female "circumcision" in Rendille society / Bettina Shell-Duncan, Walter Obungu Obiero, and Leunita Auko Muruli -- Female education in a sedentary Ariaal Rendille community / Eric Abella Roth and Elizabeth N. Ngugi.
  • Assessing well-being 2009, Springer
    Introduction--measuring well-being : collected theory and review works / Ed Diener -- Temporal stability and cross-situational consistency of affective, behavioral, and cognitive responses / Ed Diener and Randy J. Larsen -- Assessing subjective well-being: progress and opportunities / Ed Diener -- The evolving concept of subjective well-being: the multifaceted nature of happiness / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon, and Richard E. Lucas -- Review of the satisfactionwith life scale / William Pavot and Ed Diener -- Subjective well-being: the convergence and stability of self-report and non-self-report measures / Ed Sandvik, Ed Diener, and Larry Seidlitz -- Measuring positive emotions / Richard E. Lucas, Ed Diener, and Randy J. Larsen -- Experience sampling: promises and pitfalls, strengths and weaknesses / Christie Napa Scollon, Chu Kim-Prieto, and Ed Diener -- Life-satisfaction is a momentary judgment and a stable personality characteristic: the use of chronically accessible and stable sources / Ulrich Schimmack, Ed Diener, and Shigehiro Oishi -- Happiness is the frequency, not the intensity, of positive versus negative affect / Ed Diener, Ed Sandvik, and William Pavot -- Income's differential influence on judgments of life versus affective well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- New measures of well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- Conclusion: future directions in measuring well-being / Ed Diener.
  • Evolving bioethics and international human rights /David C. Thomasma --Dignity, rights, health care, and human flourishing /David P. Sulmasy --Human rights : the ethics of globalization /Guillermo Díaz Pintos --Human rights and the right to health care /Amnon Goldworth --Religion, international human rights and women's health : synthesizing principles and politics /David E. Guinn --The limitations and accomplishments of autonomy as a basic principle in bioethics and biolaw /Jacob D. Rendtorff --Person and human being in bioethics and biolaw /Laura Palazzani --Welfare rights and health care /Juan Ramón de Páramo Argüelles --Autonomy and the rights of minors /Wayne Vaught --Domestic violence /George P. Palermo --Balancing autonomy and traditional values in treating terminally ill patients : towards locating the right questions for Japan /David N. Weisstub --Culture, community or rights /Terry Carney --Bioethics between nature and culture /Ana marta González --Medical practice as the primary context for medical ethics /Henk Jochemsen --Euthanasia and multiculturalism /Andrés Ollero --International law and genetic counseling /Carlos M. Romeo-Casabona --International perspective on organ donation /Elisa J. Gordon --Justice in the distribution of transplant organs /Rosamond Rhodes --Human cloning and human dignity /Ángela Aparisi Miralles and José López Guzmán --Accessing health care resources : economic, medical, ethical and socio-legal challenges /George P. Smith, II --Mental health rights : the relation between constitution and bioethics /Julio Arboleda-Flórez and David N. Weisstub --The "vulnerability" quagmire in international research /Judith Kissell --Human rights, health care and biomedical innovation : confronting the research imperative /George F. Tomossy --The rights to die and the duty to save : a reflection on ethical presuppositions in suicide research /Brian Mishara and David N. Weisstub /The right to bodily security vis-á-vis the needs of others /Austen Garwood-Gowers.
  • "Genes and environment. Biology and behavior. Nature and nurture. The terminology may be clear-cut, but the processes themselves are far from simple: unlike the direct cause-and-effect dichotomies of past frameworks, researchers now recognize these family-based connections as multifaceted, transactional, and emergent. [This book] aims at illuminating a multiplicity of approaches and methodologies for studying family dynamics, to match the complex interplay of physiological factors, environmental challenges, and behavioral adaptations that characterize family life and development. Chapters illustrate physical and social influences on parenting, childhood, adolescence, fertility, and family formation, providing analytical frameworks for understanding key areas such as family behavior, health, development, and adaptation to contextual stressors."--Book jacket.
  • Bioterrorism sourcebook 2006, AccessMedicine
    Introduction to terrorism and bioterrorism -- A clinical approach to biological, chemical, and nuclear terrorism -- Clinicians' roles in public health preparedness and emergency response -- Environmental terrorism -- Surveillance systems and bioterrorism -- Vulnerable groups: a summary of relevant concerns -- Psychological effects of the BCN threat -- Toxicology and bioterrorism -- Legal and ethical issues -- A brief history of biological weapons -- Introduction to biological agents -- Smallpox (Variola major) -- Viral hemorrhagic fevers -- Anthrax -- Plague (Yersinia pestis) -- Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) -- Introduction to biotoxins -- Botulinum toxin -- Ricin -- Category B and C and additional agents -- Introduction to chemical weapons -- A brief history of chemical weapons -- Pulmonary agents -- Vesicants or blistering agents -- Nerve and incapacitating agents -- Blood agents -- A brief history of nuclear weapons and the atomic age -- An overview of radiation physics and injury -- Introduction to nucelar and radiation weapons -- Radiologic terrorism.
  • Catalogue of risks 2008, Springer
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  • Clashes of knowledge 2008, Springer
  • Communicating science 2006, Springer
    Addressing peers -- General public -- Decision makers.
  • 1. Revisiting Models -- Paradigm Change for Science Communication: Commercial Science Needs a Critical Public / Martin W. Bauer, p. 7-25 -- European Trends in Science Communication / Michel Claessens, p. 27-38 -- Words and Figures of the Public: the Misunderstanding in Scientific Communication / Joëlle Le Marec and Igor Babou, p. 39-54 -- Representation and Deliberation: New Perspectives on Communication Among Actors in Science and Technology Innovation / Giuseppe Pellegrini, p. 55-69 -- Medialization of Science as a Prerequisite of Its Legitimization and Political Relevance / Hans Peter Peters, Harald Heinrichs, Arlena Jung, Monika Kallfass and Imme Petersen, p. 71-92 -- On and about the Deficit Model in an Age of Free Flow / Bernard Schiele, p. 93-117 -- Towards an Analytical Framework of Science Communication Models / Brian Trench, p. 119-135 -- 2. Crossing Boundaries -- Before and After Science: Science and Technology in Pop Music, 1970-1990 / Massimiano Bucchi and Andrea Lorenzet, p. 139-150 -- The More, the Earlier, the Better: Science Communication Supports Science Education / Cheng Donghong and Shi Shunke, p. 151-163 -- Hollywood Knowledge: Communication Between Scientific and Entertainment Cultures / David A. Kirby, p. 165-180 -- Situating Science in the Social Context by Cross-Sectoral Collaboration / Jenni Metcalfe, Michelle Riedlinger and Anne Pisarski, p. 181-197-- 3. Developing Strategies -- From Science Communication to Knowledge Brokering: the Shift from 'Science Push' to 'Policy Pull' / Alex T. Bielak, Andrew Campbell, Shealagh Pope, Karl Schaefer and Louise Shaxson, p. 201-226 -- Science Advocacy: Challenging Task, Difficult Pathways / Toss Gascoigne, p. 227-241 -- The Epistemic Jumble of Sustainable Development / Yves Jeanneret, p. 243-257 -- In Search of Dialogue: Staging Science Communication in Consensus Conferences / Maja Horst, p. 259-274 -- So Where's the Theory? On the Relationship between Science Communication Practice and Research / Steve Miller, p. 275-287 -- From Democratization of Knowledge to Bridge Building between Science, Technology and Society / Lise Santerre, p. 289-300 -- Bringing Science to the Public / Jan Riise.
  • Communication disorders in a multicultural and global society / Dolores E. Battle -- African American and other Blacks with communication disorders / Dolores E. Battle -- Communication disorders in Asian and Pacific American cultures / Li-Rong Lilly Cheng -- Communication disorders in the Middle East and Arab American populations / Freda Wilson -- Communication disorders in Native American and world wide indigenous cultures / Carol Westby, Ella Inglebret -- Hispanic and Latino cultures in the United States and Latin America / Hortencia Kayser -- Multilingual speech and language development and disorders / Helen Grech, Sharynne McLeod -- Neurogenic disorders of speech, language, cognition-communication, and swallowing / Constance Dean Qualls -- Cultural diversity and fluency disorders / Tommie L. Robinson Jr. -- International and intercultural aspects of voice and voice disorders / Marla Behlau, Thomas Murray -- Multicultural aspects of hearing loss / Zenobia Bagli -- Assessment of multicultural and international clients / Toya Wyatt -- Intervention for multicultural and international clients / Priscilla Nellum-Davis, Tachelle Banks -- Multicultural and international research : past, present, and future / Constance Dean Qualls.
  • The Jacksonville, Florida, experience / J. Benjamin Warner -- Indicators as a structural framework for social change / Charlotte Kahn -- Indicators in action : the use of sustainability indicators in the city of Santa Monica / Genevieve Bertone ... [et al.] -- A measure and method to assess subjective community quality of life / M. Joseph Sirgy and Don Rahtz -- Perception and evaluation of the quality of life in Florence, Italy / Filomena Maggino -- City of Winnipeg quality-of-life indicators / Peter Hardi and László Pintér -- Sustainable Seattle : the case of the prototype sustainability indicators project / Meg Holden -- Using community indicators to improve the quality of life for children : the Sacramento County children's report card / Nancy Findeisen -- Living in a post-apartheid city : a baseline survey of quality of life in Buffalo City / Robin Richards and Ellen Kamman -- Making community indicators accessible through the Census Information Center : Howard University, portals to the community, and the New American University / Rodney D. Green ... [et al.] -- Quality indicators for progress : a guide to community quality-of-life assessments / Marian Chambers and David Swain.
  • [Publisher-supplied data] Is our society color-blind? Trans-racial? Post-racial? And what if anything should this mean to professionals in clinical practice with diverse clients? The ambitious volume The Concept of Race and Psychotherapy probes these questions, compelling readers to look differently at their clients (and themselves), and offering a practical framework for more effective therapy. By tracing the racial folk taxonomies of eight cultures in the Americas and the Caribbean, the author elegantly defines race as a fluid construct, dependent on local social, political, and historical context for meaning but meaningless in the face of science. This innovative perspective informs the rest of the book, which addresses commonly held assumptions about problem behavior and the desire to change, and presents a social-science-based therapy model, applicable to a wide range of current approaches, that emphasizes both cultural patterns and client uniqueness. Among the highlights of the coverage: Common elements in therapy and healing across cultures.The psychological appeal of racial concepts despite scientific evidence to the contrary.Lessons psychology can learn from anthropology.Three types of therapeutic relationships, with strategies for working effectively in each.The phenomenon of discontinuous change in brief therapy.Solution-focused therapy from a cross-cultural perspective. Thought-provoking reading for psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, and other mental health professionals as well as graduate students in these fields, The Concept of Race and Psychotherapy affirms the individuality and the interconnectedness of every client.
  • The development of new digital technologies has led to fundamental changes in the ways that cultural institutions fulfill their public missions of access, preservation, research, and education. Many institutions are developing publicly accessible Web sites that allow users to visit online exhibitions, search collection databases, access images of collection items, and in some cases create their own digital content. Digitization, however, also raises the possibility of copyright infringement. It is imperative that staff in libraries, archives, and museums understand fundamental copyright principles and how institutional procedures can be affected by the law. "Copyright and Cultural Institutions" was written to assist understanding and compliance with copyright law. It addresses the basics of copyright law and the exclusive rights of the copyright owner, the major exemptions used by cultural heritage institutions, and stresses the importance of "risk assessment" when conducting any digitization project. Case studies on digitizing oral histories and student work are also included.
  • Genetic factors in ethnic disparities in health / Richard S. Cooper -- Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health / Eileen M. Crimmins, Mark D. Hayward and Teresa E. Seeman -- The role of social and personal resources in ethnic disparities in late-life health / Carlos F. Mendes de Leon and Thomas A. Glass -- What makes a place healthy? neighborhood influences on racial and ethnic disparities in health over the life course / Jeffrey D. Morenoff and John W. Lynch --Racial and ethnic disparities in health behaviors: a challenge to current assumptions / Marilyn A. Winkleby and Catherine Cubbin -- Cumulative psychosocial risks and resilience: a conceptual perspective on ethnic health disparities in late life / Hector F. Myers and Wei-Chin Hwang -- Significance of perceived racism: toward understanding ethnic group disparities in health, the later years / Rodney Clark -- A neurovisceral integration model of health disparities in aging / Julian F. Thayer and Bruce H. Friedman -- Geography and racial health disparities / Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner -- Behavioral health interventions: what works and why? / David M. Cutler -- Ethnic disparities in aging health: what can we learn from the United Kingdom? / James Y. Nazroo -- An exploratory investigation into racial disparities in the health of older South Africans / Debbie Bradshaw ... [et al.].Racial and ethnic identification, official classifications, and health disparities / Gary D. Sandefur, Mary E. Campbell, and Jennifer Eggerling-Boeck -- Racial and ethnic disparities in health and mortality among the U.S. elderly population / Robert A. Hummer, Maureen R. Benjamins, and Richard G. Rogers -- Ethnic differences in dementia and Alzheimer's disease / Jennifer J. Manly and Richard Mayeux -- The life-course contribution to ethnic disparities in health / Clyde Hertzman -- Selection processes in the study of racial and ethnic differentials in adult health and mortality / Alberto Palloni and Douglas C. Ewbank -- Immigrant health: selectivity and acculturation / Guillermina Jasso ... [et al.] --
  • Cultural neuroscience 2009, ScienceDirect
  • Culture and well-being 2009, Springer
    Introduction : culture and well-being works by Ed Diener / Ed Diener -- Culture and subjective well-being / William Tov and Ed Diener -- Factors predicting the subjective well-being of nations / Ed Diener, Marissa Diener and Carol Diener -- Cross-cultural correlates of life satisfaction and self-esteem / Ed Diener and Marissa Diener -- Goals, culture and subjective well-being / Shigehiro Oishi and Ed Diener -- Cross-cultural variations in predictors of life satisfaction : perspectives from needs and values / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, Richard E. Lucas and Eunkook M. Suh -- From culture to priming conditions : self-construal infulences on life satisfaction judgments / Eunkook M. Suh, Ed Diener and John A. Updegraff -- The dynamics of daily events and being well across cultures : when less is more / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, Dong-Won Choi, Chu Kim-Prieto and Incheol Choi -- Norms for experiencing emotions in different cultures : inter- and intranational differences / Michael Eid and Ed Diener -- Emotions across cultures and methods / Christie Napa Scollon, Ed Diener, Shigehiro Ioshi and Robert Biswas-Diener -- Positivity and the contruction of life satisfaction judgments : global happiness is not the sum of its parts / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon, Shigehiro Oishi, Vivian Dzokoto and Eunkook M. Suh -- Most people are pretty happy, but there is cultural variation : the Inughuit, the Amish and the Maasai / Robert Biswas-Diener, Joar Vittersø and Ed Dierner -- Making the best of a bad situation : satisfaction in the slums of Calcutta / Robert Biswas-Diener and Ed Diener -- Conclusion : what we have learned and where we go next / Ed Diener.
  • Depression in Latinos 2008, Springer
    Depression ranks as a leading mental health problem among Hispanic immigrants and their US-born children. And a wide array of issues - starting with the widespread stereotype of the "illegal immigrant" - makes the Latino experience of this condition differ from that of any other group. Depression in Latinos consolidates the conceptual, diagnostic, and clinical knowledge base on this salient topic, providing coverage from prevalence to prevention, from efficient screening to effective interventions. In this concise yet comprehensive volume, leading clinicians, researchers, and academics offer extensive research and clinical findings, literature reviews (e.g., an in-depth chapter on the Mexican American Prevalence and Services Survey), and insights gathered from first-hand experience in clinical practice. Perceptive information is offered on the most urgent and complex issues on depression in this diverse and dynamic population, including: (1) the impact language, culture, and societal factors have on depression and its diagnosis; (2) the most relevant assessment instruments; (3) how depression manifests among Latino children, youth, and seniors as well as in Latinas; (4) the relationship between depression and substance abuse; (5) the most effective evidence-based treatment methods; and (6) the efficacy of interventions for depression at the community level.
  • Health and wellness / Susan Hatters Friedman, Joy Stankowski, and Martha Sajatovic -- City living and mental health in history / Sandro Galea, Emily Goldmann, and Andrea Maxwell -- Mental health, mental health courts, and minorities / Lara Nochomovitz and Franklin J. Hickman -- Migration and mental health / Sana Loue -- Media, minorities, and the stigma of mental illness / Sandra S. Swantek -- Minority mental health and wellness: a perspective from health care systems / Siran M. Koroukian -- Social support, mental health, minorities, and acculturative stress / Deborah Goebert -- Religion and mental health among minorities and immigrants in the U.S. / Anahí Viladrich and Ana F. Abraído-Lanza -- Cultural considerations regarding perspectives on mental illness and healing / Declan T. Barry and Mark Beitel -- Gender and minority mental health: the case of body image / Laura Simonelli and Leslie J. Heinberg -- Family determinants of minority mental health and wellness / Stevan Weine and Saif Siddiqui -- Family-focused psychoeducational programs for minorities with serious mental illness / Amy Weismann de Mamani ... [et al.] -- Socioeconomic status: risks and resilience / Lara M Stepleman, Dustin E. Wright, and Kathryn A. Bottonari -- Psychiatric genetics: an update / Prashant Gajwani -- Substance abuse in minority populations / W.A. Vega and A. G. Gil -- Neurocognitive testing of minorities in mental health settings / Amir Poreh and Alya Sultan -- Stress and resilience / AnnaMaria Aguirre McLaughlin, Lisa Stines Doane, Alice L. Costiuc and Norah C. Feeney -- Methodological challenges in research on the determinants of minority mental health and wellness / Peter Guarnaccia.
  • The contemporary context of young adulthood. The contemporary context of young adulthood in the USA : from demography to development, from private troubles to public issues / Richard A. Settersten Jr. ; Transition to adulthood, parental support, and early adult well-being : recent findings from the youth development study / Jeylan T. Mortimer ; "First principles" : components, holism, and context of the transition to adulthood / Ross Macmillan ; Young adults in a wireless world / Eva S. Lefkowitz, Shelley N. Vukman, and Eric Loken -- Parent-child relationships and successful transitions. Relationships between young adults and their parents / Karen L. Fingerman ... [et al.] ; The implications of family context for the transition to adulthood / Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson and Janel Benson ; Child well-being and the long reach of family relationships / Kelly Musick and Ann Meier ; Young adults' "need" : in the eye of the beholder? / D. Wayne Osgood and Sonja E. Siennick -- Romantic and sexual relationships. Developmental shifts in the character of romantic and sexual relationships from adolescence to young adulthood / Peggy C. Giordano .. [et al.] ; Challenges in charting the course of romantic relationships in adolescence and emerging adulthood / Frank D. Fincham ; I just want your kiss? : sexual relationships in young adulthood / Kelly Raley -- Family contexts and timing of fertility. Becoming a parent : the social contexts of fertility during young adulthood / Kathryn Edin and Laura Tach ; Childbearing among cohabiting women : race, pregnancy, and union transitions / Daniel T. Lichter ; Understanding young fertility in the context of economic disadvantage / Marcia J. Carlson -- The study of young adulthood. New horizons in research on emerging and young adulthood / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett ; The role of family context in early adulthood : where we've been and where we're going / Jessica Halliday Hardie and Christine E. Stanik.
  • Prologue -- Concepts and approaches -- Empirical studies: Shame and pride : prototypical emotions between biology and culture.
  • Part 1. Immigrant Health Overview Chapters -- Immigration in the Global Context / Bettina Rausa, Linda S. Lloyd -- Immigration Processes and Health in the U.S.: A Brief History / Sana Loue -- Alternative and Complementary Medicine / Brenda L. Lovell, Jamileh Daneshnia, Christopher J. Fries -- Culture-Specific Diagnoses / Delaney Smith, Tara Mayes, Riley Smith -- Health Determinants / M. David Low, Barbara J. Low -- Occupational and Environmental Health / Doug Brugge, C. Eduardo Siqueira -- Methodological Issues in Immigrant Health Research / Patrick J. M. Murphy, Irin Rachel Allen , Mo-Kyung Sin -- Ethical Issues in Research with Immigrants and Refugees / Sana Loue -- Ethical Issues in the Clinical Context / Beatrice Gabriela Ioan -- Part 2. Immigrant Health Topics A-Z.
  • Introduction: the scope of the topic -- Racial and ethnic groups of interest in fertility research -- The impact of sociocultural and economic factors -- Fertility differences among ethnic groups -- Disparities between black and white women in assisted reproductive technology -- Assisted reproductive outcomes in hispanic patients -- Reproductive and assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcomes in East Asian women -- Differences in fertility and assisted reproduction in South Asian women -- Ethnicity and IVF -- Ethnic disparity in oocyte donation outcome -- Frozen embryo transfer outcomes among racial and ethnic groups -- Understanding racial disparity in adverse pregnancy outcome -- Racial diversity and uterine leiomyoma -- The effect of obesity on fertility and ART success among ethnic groups -- Polycystic ovary syndrome across racial and ethnic groups -- Ethnicity and ovariean response: the role of FSH receptor genotype -- Ethnic differences in fertility and assisted reproduction: ethnic disparity in stem cell availability and research -- How can we bridge the gap? Role of insurance mandate -- Toward a better understanding of racial disparities in utilization and outcomes of IVF treatment in the USA.
  • This step-by-step guidebook is designed to help readers understand the importance of evaluation of leadership development initiatives.
  • Print Material
    Consists of a collection of edited book reviews, essays, and lectures from the last 15 years on psychoanalysis and a wide range of related topics.
  • "Originally, the global exporting of psychology was considered a means of bringing science and modernism to underdeveloped parts of the world. In response, indigenous psychology has emerged as an alternative to the individual-focused theories and therapies of Western cultures, as well as a critique of the idea that the tenets of Western thought apply to all nations. The first full-length work analyzing its Confucian roots, Foundations of Chinese Psychology strips away the myths and assumptions that can impede reliable scholarship while supplying the context necessary for decoding complex, longstanding traditions of behavior. The author re-interprets the widely held idea of collectivism (which is often defined as the absence of individualism) in favor of the more descriptive relationism, using the structure of Confucian ethics as a lens for testing theories and understanding findings on Chinese social relationships. Elaborating on key concepts such as guanxi (personal connection) and face (social standing), the book offers both a specific paradigm for studying non-Western cultures and a model for indigenous psychologies worldwide. Included in the coverage: The Confucian model of mind and the way of humanity; Confucian relationalism and social exchange; Life goals and achievement motivation in Confucian society; Ethics, morality, and the concept of face; Guanxi and organizational behavior. Indigenous Chinese models of conflict resolution. Foundations of Chinese Psychology is a landmark volume of immediate interest to researchers, particularly members of the American Psychological Association, the Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology, the International Academy of Intercultural Research, and similar organizations."--Publisher's website.
  • Fragmented intimacy 2008, Springer
    PART 1: THEORY -- Addiction in Perspective -- Dangerous Consumptions -- Overview of this Book -- Companion Relationships -- A Social World -- Worlds, Paradigms and Assumptions -- The Particle Paradigm -- The Social Paradigm -- Switching to a Social World -- Addiction and Connecting -- Connecting to the World -- Patterns of Fragmentation -- Responding to Addiction -- The Prospect of Change -- Setting Out and Setting Back -- Making it Stick -- PART 2: PROCESSES -- Becoming Intimate -- Living in Relationships -- Intimacy and the "Four Cs" -- Special Considerations -- Quality Intimacy? -- Intimacies in Addictive Contexts -- Intimacy within Addictive Relationships -- Intimacies for Others -- Systems of Intimate Connections -- Intimacy and Power -- Controlling Tactics -- The Myth of Disinhibition -- Violence as a Social Event -- Managed Intimacy -- PART 3: FAMILIES & COMMUNITIES -- Fragmented Lives -- Fragmenting Environments -- How Intimates Respond -- Broader Social Dynamics -- Collective Opportunities -- Empowerment and Connectedness -- Reconnecting Intimates -- Responsibility for Change -- Change Processes -- Guidelines for Effective Collective Action -- Reintegration -- What is Reintegration? -- Six Phases of Reintegration -- Reforming Intimacies -- Enabling Closeness and Compassion -- Domains of Connectedness -- PART 4: APPLICATIONS -- Family Resources -- Social Resources from Inner Power -- Social Resources Offered by Services -- Mobilizing Communities -- Volunteer Networks -- Croatian/Italian Community Clubs -- An Indigenous Approach -- Applications to Practice -- Barriers to Social Inclusive Practice -- Social Engagement -- Social Assessment -- Facilitative Meetings -- Looking Ahead -- Where It Fits -- Future Opportunities
  • "Over 1.2 million people die each year on the world' roads, and between 20 and 50 million suffer non-fatal injuries. In most regions of the world this epidemic of road traffic injuries is still increasing. In the past five years most countries have endorsed the recommendations of the World report on road traffic injury prevention which give guidance on how countries can implement a comprehensive approach to improving road safety and reducing the death toll on their roads. To date, however, there has been no global assessment of road safety that indicates the extent to which this approach is being implemented. This Global status report on road safety is the first broad assessment of the status of road safety in 178 countries, using data drawn from a standardized survey conducted in 2008. The results provide a benchmark that countries can use to assess their road safety position relative to other countries, while internationally the data presented can collectively be considered as a global "aseline"against which progress over time can be measured. " - p. [v11]
  • This report provides legislation data last updated in 2011 and fatality data updated for 2010.
  • Transcultural diversity and health care -- The Purnell Model for cultural competence -- People of African American heritage -- People of Amish heritage -- People of Appalachian heritage -- People of Arabic heritage -- People of Bosnian heritage -- People of Chinese heritage -- People of Cuban heritage -- People of European American heritage -- People of Filipino heritage -- People of German heritage -- People of Greek heritage -- People of Haitian heritage -- People of Hindu heritage -- People of Hmong heritage -- People of Iranian heritage -- People of Irish heritage -- People of Italian heritage -- People of Japanese heritage -- People of Jewish heritage -- People of Korean heritage -- People of Mexican heritage -- People of Navajo Indian heritage -- People of Puerto Rican heritage -- People of Russian heritage -- People of Somali heritage -- People of Turkish heritage -- People of Vietnamese heritage -- Materials on Davisplus -- People of Brazilian heritage ; People of Egyptian heritage ; Diagram of the Purnell Model for cultural competence -- Web sites of interest -- Evidence-based practice web sites.
  • American families in the 1990s and beyond / Dennis H. Karpowitz -- Gender issues in parenting : parenting teenage girls / Lauren Ayers -- Teaching about sexual diversity : a new frontier for parenthood educators / Donna Swall and Forrest Swall -- Parenting and ethnicity / Diane McDermott -- Parenting in the global community : a cross-cultural international perspective / John Bennett and Liam K. Grimley -- A psychoeducational program for parents of dysfunctional backgrounds / Marvin J. Fine and Katherine F. Wardle -- Supportive family training : education and support for the parents of persons with serious mental illness / Sheila Le Gacy -- Parent education for fathers / Stephen T. Sirridge -- Grandparents raising grandchildren / Oliver W. Edwards -- Parenting emotionally disturbed children / Eric M. Vernberg and Anabella Pavon -- Parenting children with learning disabilities / Paula E. Lancaster -- Parenting children with brain injury / William J. Warzak and Cynthia M. Anderson -- Parenting chronically ill children / Steven W. Lee and Thomas P. Guck -- Education programs for parents and families of children and youth with developmental disabilities / Earle Knowlton and Douglas Mulanax -- Educating parents to be advocates for their children / Michelle L. Moriarty and Marvin J. Fine -- Managing crisis : intervention skills for parents / K.C. Lazzara and Scott Poland.
  • Part I. Introduction --ch. 1. Feminisms and psychologies: multiple meanings, diverse practices, and forging possibilities in an age of globalization /Alexandra Rutherford . . . [et al.] --Part II. History, politics, context --ch. 2. Searching for feminism in psychology in Turkey /Hale Bolak Boratav --ch. 3. Waves of feminist psychology in the United States: politics and perspectives /Joan C. Chrisler and Maureen C. McHugh --ch. 4. Feminist changes in Israel /Dahlia Moore --ch. 5. Feminisms and psychology in the contemporary Spanish state /Barbara Biglia --ch. 6. Feminism, psychology, and gender studies: the Brazilian case /Adriano Henrique Nuernberg . . . [et al.] --ch. 7. Development of feminist psychology: a Pakistani perspective /Ruhi Khalid --Part III. Experience --ch. 8. Feminist approaches to psychology in the Nordic countries: the fates of feminism in psychology in modern welfare societies /Eva Magnusson and Hanne Haavind --ch. 9. (Re)locating the feminist standpoint in the practice of psychology today: a case of India /Manasi Kumar --ch. 10. Shaping feminist psychologies in Aotearoa: history, paradox, transformation /Mandy Morgan . . . [et al.] --ch. 11. Psychology, women, and political practice in Britain /Erica Burman --Part IV. Specificity --ch. 12. South African psychology and gender: and analysis of the SAJP and PINS journals 1994-2009 /Peace Kiguwa and Malose Langa --ch. 13. Feminist psychology in China /Xue Fei Chen and Fanny M. Cheung --ch. 14. Canadian perspectives on feminism and psychology /H. Lorraine Radtke --ch. 15. Present but unnamed: feminisms and psychologies in Sri Lanka /Jeanne Marecek and Udeni M.H. Appuhamilage.
  • Discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations. This second edition recognizes diversity as extending beyond race and ethnicity to reflect characteristics or experiences related to gender, age, religion, disability, and socioeconomic status.
  • Handbook of population 2005, Springer
  • An international and multidisciplinary core of clinicians, physicians, counsellors, educators, and researchers provide perspectives on the subject and scope of the stressful aspects of transitions in the life span. Transitions are discussed in depth, and the book balances theoretical knowledge with practical applications.
  • Defining men who have sex with men (MSM) / Sana Loue -- Portrait one. Rebirth: evolution of a gender / Travis A. Garry -- Portrait two. ⁵De donde? / Hank Ramirez -- Portrait three. Untitled / Christina Caruth -- Sexual abuse. Childhood sexual abuse and its sequelae among latino gay and bisexual men / Sonya Grant Arreola -- Portrait four. May and December: dangerous intimacies / L. Michael Gipson -- Mental illness and substance abuse. Body image disturbance and its related disorders / Leslie J. Heinberg and Chris Kraft -- Portrait five. Cutting / Anonymous -- Substance use among minority men who have sex with men / Sana Loue and Jaroslaw Richard Romaniuk -- Homelessness. Homelessness among substance using minority men who have sex with men / James M. Holbrook -- "My body and my spirit took care of me": homelessness, violence, and resilience among American Indian two-spirit men / Karina L. Walters ... [et al.] -- National trends in HIV transmission among minority men who have sex with men / Daniel J. O'Shea -- HIV/AIDS in Cleveland: a case study of one community / David Bruckman -- Why tell? Serostatus disclosure and HIV stigma among HIV seropositive Asians and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men in New York City / Ezer Kang and Bruce D. Rapkin -- Disclosure of HIV status and mental health among Latino men who have sex with men / Maria Cecilia Zea -- The Beyond Identities Community Center (BICC): a community-focused, rights-based program to address HIV/AIDS and sexual health among young men of color in Cleveland, Ohio / Tracy Jones and Earl Pike -- Portrait six. For Jayla / L. Michael Gipson -- Portrait seven. Rage of betrayal / Erik Bradford -- Portrait eight. Community commitment / Various.
  • Healthy ties 2010, Springer
    What Is Social Capital? -- Definitions and Forms of Social Capital -- Measuring Social Capital -- Social Participation -- How Does Cultural Participation Contribute to Social Capital and Well-Being? -- Social Trust, Mistrust and Reciprocity -- Cross-Sectional Studies of Social Capital and Health -- Prospective Longitudinal Surveys -- Healthy Communities -- Social Capital and Health from Cradle to Grave -- Gendering Social Capital and Population Health -- Health-Related Behaviors -- Proposed Biological Mediating Mechanisms -- Emergent Social Capital -- Implications and Implementations.
  • Hearing loss 2004, NAP
    Basics of sound, the ear, and hearing -- Assessment of the auditory system and its functions -- Testing adult hearing : conclusions and recommendations -- Sensory aids, devices, and prostheses -- Impact of hearing loss on daily life and the workplace -- Hearing loss in children.
  • Grantsmanship : necessary but not sufficient strategies for success / Willo Pequegnat -- Community-based collaborations : designing, conducting and sustaining prevention programs / Mary M. McKay, Carl C. Bell, and Clair A. Blake -- Funding opportunity announcements / Jean Noronha -- Selecting the appropriate research mechanism : finding the right match / Cheryl Anne Boyce and Courtney Ferrell Aklin -- Selecting issues and hypotheses for a research proposal / Spero M. Manson -- Electronic submission process / Jean Noronha -- The review process / Anita Miller Sostek -- Common mistakes in proposal writing and how to avoid them / Susan Folkman and Willo Pequegnat -- Reading between the lines of your summary statement / William Lyman, Bonita Stanton, and Willo Pequegnat -- The award process / Ellen Stover -- So you were awarded your grant, now what? / Seth C. Kalichman -- Developing a theoretical framework and rationale for a research proposal / Gregory M. Herek -- How do you formulate a testable exciting hypothesis? / Robyn Dawes -- Qualitative inquiry : an end not just a means / Margaret E. Bentley, Elizabeth E. Tolley, and Willo Pequegnat -- Issues in assessment in research proposals / Helena Chmura Kraemer -- Using technology and the Internet in research / Joseph A. Konstan and William West -- Designing an intervention / Jose Szapocznik, Willo Pequegnat, and Guillermo Prado -- Designing an adequate control group / Thomas J. Coates -- Human subject protection and special population issues / Christine Moretto Wishnoff ... [et al.] -- Animal welfare and behavior / Kevin Quinn and Richard Nakamura -- Developing a resume and presenting your research team / Rayford Kytle and Cheryl Anne Boyce -- Writing the data analysis plan / A.T. Panter -- Developing a budget and financial justification / Masud Rahman -- Developing a quality control/quality assurance program / Lisa C. Strader and Willo Pequegnat -- Applying for training, career development, and early-stage research grants / Donna Mayo -- Cost-effectiveness : a key step in technology transfer / Steven D. Pinkerton and David R. Holtgrave -- Disseminating research findings to service providers and communities / Jeffrey A. Kelly -- Developing a plan for data sharing / Christine Bachrach and Michael Spittel.
  • Human ecology 2006, Springer
  • Human medical research 2012, Springer
    Part 1.Historical and Socio-Cultural Contexts in Medical Research /British Responses to Nazi Medical War Crimes /Fiona McClenaghan --History and its Relevance in the Development and Teaching of Research Ethics /Rael D. Strous --Human Embryo Research and Islamic Bioethics: A View from Iran /Mansooreh Saniei --From Farming to Pharming: Transcending of Bodily Existence as a Question of Medical Ethics in an Intercultural Context /Axel Siegemund --Introduction /Jan Schildmann, Verena Sandow, Oliver Rauprich and Jochen Vollmann --Part 2.Considerations on Ethical and Legal Regulations for Medical Research /Rethinking the Therapeutic Obligation in Clinical Research /Nunziata Comoretto --Biomedical Research in Developing Countries and International Human Rights Law /Ilja R. Pavone --Research Involving Human Subjects and Human Biological Material from a European Patent Law Perspective. Autonomy, Commodification, Patentability /Tomasz Zimny --The Development and Validation of a Guide for Peruvian Research Ethics Committees to Assist in the Review of Ethical-Scientific Aspects of Clinical Trials /Susy Olave Quispe, Duilio Fuentes Delgado, Gabriela Minaya Martínez, Rosa Surco Ibarra and Martín Yagui Moscoso, et al. --Part 3.Conflicts in Medical Research /Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research: What can Ethics Contribute? /Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann and Jochen Vollmann --Research Ethics in Genomics Research: Feedback of Individual Genetic Data to Research Participants /Annelien L. Bredenoord and Johannes J. M. van Delden --Regulating "Higher Risk, No Direct Benefit" Studies with Children: Challenging the US Federal Regulations /Anna E. Westra, Jan M. Wit, Rám N. Sukhai and Inez D. de Beaufort --Part 4.New Developments in Medical Research and Ethical Implications /A Paradigm Change in Research Ethics /Rieke van der Graaf and Johannes J. M. van Delden --Translation of Cancer Molecular Biomarkers: Ethical and Epistemological Issues /Flavio D'Abramo and Cecilia Guastadisegni --Rethinking the Ethics of Human Biomedical Non-Interventional Research /Kristi L{tilde}ouk.
  • pt. I. Introduction -- pt. II. The nature of innovation -- pt. III. Individual differences in innovative ability -- pt. IV. Development of innovation across the life span -- pt. V. Assessment of innovation -- pt. VI. Development of innovation -- pt. VII. Innovations in different domains -- pt. VIII. Basic approaches to the understanding of innovation in social context -- pt. IX. Innovations in social institutions -- pt. X. Innovation management -- pt. XI. Innovation leadership -- pt. XII. Innovation and marketing -- pt. XIII. Innovation around the world : examples of country efforts, policies, practices and issues -- pt. XIV. Innovations of the future -- pt. XV. Conclusion.
  • ch. 1. The Evolution of survey process quality -- ch. 2. The Survey process and data quality -- ch. 3. Coverage and nonresponse error -- ch. 4. The Measurement process and its implications for questionnaire design -- ch. 5. Errors due to interviewers and interviewing -- ch. 6. Data collection modes and associated errors -- ch. 7. Data processing: errors and their control -- ch. 8. Overview of survey error evaluation methods -- ch. 9. Sampling error -- ch. 10. Practical survey design for minimizing total survey error.
  • ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Knowledge -- ch. 3. Agents -- ch. 4. Ontologies -- ch. 5. Capabilities.
  • Theoretical and methodological issues of Latina/o research / Nestor Rodríguez -- New Latino destinations / Manuel A. Vásquez, Chad E. Seales, and Marie Friedmann Marquardt -- Latino incorporation in the United States in local and transnational contexts / Robert Courtney Smith -- Demographic patterns : age structure, fertility, mortality, and population growth / Jorge del Pinal -- Through children's eyes : families and households of Latino children in the United States / Jennifer E. Glick and Jennifer Van Hook -- U.S. Latinos/as and the "American dream" : diverse populations and unique challenges in housing / Eileen Diaz McConnell -- Latino health paradoxes : empirical evidence, explanations, future research, and implications / Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Lisa M. Bates -- Latino crime and delinquency in the United States / Ramiro Martinez, Jr. -- The educational experiences of Latinos in the United States / William Vélez -- Latinos in the United States labor market / Lisa Catanzarite and Lindsey Trimble -- Latino/a entrepreneurship in the United States : a strategy of survival and economic mobility / Zulema Valdez -- Income, earnings, and poverty : a portrait of inequality among Latinos/as in the United States / Alberto Dávila, Marie T. Mora, and Alma D. Hales -- Mapping the dynamic terrain of U.S. Latina/o media research / Isabel Molina Guzmán -- As the Latino/a world turns : the literacy and cultural production of transnational latinidades / Ana Patircia Rodríguez -- Religion and religiosity / Miguel A. De La Torre -- Latinos/os (in) on the border / Emily Skop, Brian Gratton, and Myron P. Gutmann -- Entre nosotras/os : theorizing, researching, and constructing cross-Latina/o relations in the United States / Gilda L. Ochoa -- Beyond gender dichotomies : toward a new century of gendered scholarship in the Latina/o experience / Maura I. Toro-Morn -- Adelante mujer : Latina activism, feminism, and empowerment / Denise A. Segura and Elisa Facio -- Latinas and Latinos, sexuality, and society : a critical sociological perspective / Gloria González-Lopez and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz -- Latino partisanship, political activity and vote choice / Kim Geron and Melissa R. Michelson -- Political orientations and Latino immigrant incorporation / Sarah Allen Gershon and Adrian D. Pantoja -- Political mobilization and activism among Latinos/as in the United States / Christian Zlolniski -- Unions and the unionization of Latinas/os in the United States / Héctor L. Delgado.
  • Lean brain management 2008, Springer
    Lean brain : the greatest challenge of the future -- On the way to LBQ -- The automatic control of a lean brain system -- Inhibitors of LBQ and counteractive measures -- Stereotypical activity in the blood! -- Suggestions for concrete transformations of the world -- The metaphysics of lean brain thought -- Musoleum Germany -- Brain rest.
  • Lucky few 2008, Springer
  • Based on the principle of 'medicine of the person', an attitude that embeds personal relationships and ethics in medical practice, this text considers the ideas of Paul Tournier, an influential figure whose thinking has had a substantial impact on the spiritual and psychosocial aspects of routine patient care.
  • Written and edited by leading experts, this volume offers an overview of and solid foundation in up-to-date survey questionnaire issues, concerns, and responses. This work has been prepared in conjunction with an international conference on the topic (in November 2002) by the Survey Research Methods Section of the American Statistical Association, the American Association for Public Opinion Research, the International Association of Survey Statisticians, the Council of American Survey Research Organizations, and the Council of Marketing and Opinion Research. The book covers cognitive interviewing, interaction analysis, response latency, respondent debriefings, vignette analysis, split-sample comparisons, statistical modeling, mode of administration, and special populations. It also considers these topics in light of emerging techniques and technologies. The book's authors include more than two-dozen eminent professionals in a variety of fields related to survey methodology and questionnaire development. Many tables, figures, and references, as well as an extensive glossary, supplement the high quality discussion throughout the text.
  • Everyday Islam: How Muslims Practice Their Religion -- Some Basic Islamic Concepts and How Islam Fits in to the Judeo-Christian Tradition -- The Story of an Arab, an Angel, and the God of Abraham: Muhammad and the Birth of Islam -- The Qur'an: What It Is and Why Quoting It Can Be Problematic -- Who's Who in Islam: From Ayatollahs to Whirling Dervishes -- Religious Hierarchy: Who Makes the Rules in Islam? -- Women in Islam: Marriage, Divorce, Polygamy, and that Veil Thing -- Jihad and Fundamentalism: Not the Same -- Theft and Adultery in Islam: Reflections on Disney's Aladdin -- An American Muslim Reaction to September 11th -- Why the Misconceptions Persist: Separating the Reality from the Murky Mythology.
  • Origin of group identity 2009, Springer
    An overview : identity from bacteria to belief -- The prokaryotes : viruses, hyperparasites and the origin of group identity -- Sensory systems (light, odor, pheromones) in communities of oceanic microbes -- Subjugation of the individual : prokaryotic group living : blooms, slime and mats -- Animal group identity : from slime to worms, emergence of the brain -- Group identity in aquatic animals : learning to belong -- Development of tetrapod group identity, the smell of self -- Origin of primate group identity : vision and the great ERV invasion -- Human group identity : language and a social mind.
  • The Role of Paradigms in Science and Theory Construction / William A. Hillix and Luciano L'Abate -- The Role of Paradigms in Science: A Historical Perspective / Corinna Guerra, Mario Capitelli, and Savino Longo -- Evolving Scientific Paradigms: Retrospective and Prospective / Willis F. Overton -- Anthropology / Luciano L'Abate -- Parallel Paradigms of Artists and Authors / Laura G. Sweeney -- Economics / Luciano L'Abate -- Education / Laura G. Sweeney -- Sociology / Alberto L'Abate -- Biopsychosocial / Beatrice L. Wood -- Interbehaviorism / Mitch J. Fryling and Linda J. Hayes -- Reflections on Personality Systematics and a Unified Clinical Science / Jeffrey J. Magnavita -- The Systemic Paradigm: The Intersubjective-Narrative Approach Versus the Relational-Generational One / Vittorio Cigoli and Eugenia Scabini -- Constructivism / Alexander Riegler -- Materialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Explicating and Exemplifying Empiricist and Cognitivist Paradigms in the Study of Human Learning / Sandra M. Loughlin and Patricia A. Alexander -- Humanism and Behaviorism / David Ryback -- Existentialism / Mario Cusinato -- Information Processing / Piero De Giacomo, Luisa Mich, Carlos Santamaria, Laura G. Sweeney, and Andrea De Giacomo -- Reductionism -- Gary G. Berntson and John T. Cacioppo -- Produced and Spontaneous Emergent Interactionism / Walter Colesso -- The Emergence of Reason, Intelligence, and Language in Humans and Animals / William A. Hillix, Duane M. Rumbaugh, and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh -- Essentialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Criteria and Processes in Paradigm Selection / Luciano L'Abate and Laura G. Sweeney.
  • Persona lifecycle 2006, ScienceDirect
    The next frontier for user-centered design : making user representations more usable -- The persona lifecycle : a framework for the persona approach -- Phase 1: Family planning (planning a persona effort) -- Phase 2: Conception & gestation (creating personas) -- Phase 3: Birth & maturation (launching and communicating personas) -- Phase 4: Adulthood (using personas) -- Phase 5: Lifetime achievement and retirement (ROI and reuse of personas) -- Contributed chapters: Users, roles and personas / by Larry Constantine -- Storytelling and narrative / by Whitney Quesenbery -- Reality and design maps / by Tamara Adlin & Holly Jamesen -- Marketing versus design personas / by Bob Barlow-Busch -- Why personas work : the psychological evidence / by Jonathan Grudin -- Appendix A: G4K organizational archetype and sample persona -- Appendix B: Example personas from real projects -- Appendix C: Sample image release form.
  • Introduction to a conversation /Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss --Human dignity and human worth /Daniel P. Sulmasy --Human dignity and human being /Jeff Malpas --On human dignity: fragments of an exploration /Norelle Lickiss --Two conceptions of dignity : honour and self-determination /Andrew Brennan and Y.S. Lo --Human dignity and charity /Rosalind Hursthouse --Human dignity: functions and meanings /Doron Shultziner --A brief history of human dignity: idea and application /Milton Lewis --A Journey towards understanding: true and false dignity /Christina Mason --The question of human dignity: doubts and loves and a whisper from where the ruined house once stood /Veronica Brady --Human dignity: a borderline heretical response /Stuart Blackler --Giving the past its dignity /Greg Dening --Dignity and indignity /Nicholas Tarling --Human dignity and the law /Sir Guy Green --On the international legal aspects of human dignity /Don Chalmers and Ryuichi Ida --Doing justice to dignity in the criminal law /Julia Davis --Human dignity: the new phase in international law /Michael Tate --Dignity and health /Martin Tattersall --Human dignity : the perspective of a gynaecological oncologist /Neville F. Hacker --The social origins of dignity in medical care at the end of life /Nicholas Cristakis --Dying with dignity : the story reveals its meaning /Jack Coulehan.
  • Goals for your investment returns -- The magnificence of compound interest -- Arrogance, ego, and greed -- The mark -- It's not much, I can afford to lose it -- Define specific goals -- Thrift -- Invest in what you know -- Make your own investment decisions -- Documents required for financial security -- The importance of relationships -- Paying daily bills -- Your home -- Funding your children's education -- Insurance -- Funding retirement -- Who can you trust -- The malevolence of debt -- The perniciousness of fees -- Tips : real opportunities or useless information -- Areas where caution is essential or that should be completely avoided -- Yes or no -- Dealing with bankers -- Asset allocation and diversification -- How to identify real investment opportunities -- When to buy -- When to sell -- Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds -- Real estate other than your home -- Other types of investments -- Obtaining investment information -- Investment strategies of the pros -- Some miscellaneous tidbits of advice.
  • The conceptual underpinnings of statistical power -- Strategies for increasing statistical power -- General guidelines for conducting a power analysis -- The t-test for independent samples -- The paired t-test -- One-way between subjects analysis of variance -- One-way between subjects analysis of covariance -- One-way repeated measures analysis of variance -- Interaction effects for factorial analysis of variance -- Power analysis for more complex designs -- Other power analytic issues and resources for addressing them.
  • ch. 1. Introduction, p. 1-7 -- ch. 2. Basic Sampling Techniques, p. 9-58 -- ch. 3. Further Use of Auxiliary Information, p. 59-110 -- ch. 4. Handling Nonsampling Errors, p. 111-129 -- ch. 5. Linearization and Sample Reuse in Variance Estimation, p. 131-186 -- ch. 6. Model-Assisted Estimation for Domains, p. 187-213 -- ch. 7. Analysis of One-Way and Two-Way Tables, p. 215-255 -- ch. 8. Multivariate Survey Analysis, p. 257-298 -- ch. 9. More Detailed Case Studies, p. 299-329.
  • The disability paradigm / David Pfeiffer -- Understanding how disability is defined and conceptualized in the literature / Barbara J. Lutz and Barbara J. Bowers -- An integrative conceptual framework of disability : new directions for research / Denise G. Tate and Constance Pledger -- Transforming psychological practice and society : policies that reflect the new paradigm / Carol J. Gill, Donald G. Kewman, and Ruth W. Brannon -- Social work practice with people with disabilities in the era of disability rights / Richard L. Beaulaurier and Samuel H. Taylor -- Models of disability : implications for the counseling profession / Julie F. Smart and David W. Smart -- The contribution of the physically and mentally handicapped to development / Jean Vanier -- Personal perspective : coping with a journey toward recovery : from the inside out / Dale Walsh --Psychological adaptation to chronic illness and disability : a primer for counselors / Hanoch Livneh and Richard F. Antonak -- Objective self-awareness and stigma : implications for persons with visible disabilities / Andrew A. Phemister and Nancy M. Crewe -- Psychosocial issues of women with physical disabilities : the continuing gender debate / Margaret A. Nosek and Rosemary B. Hughes -- Female sexuality and spinal cord injury : counselling implications / Eva Miller and Irmo Marini -- Cross-cultural counseling issues of males who sustain a disability / Irmo Marini -- Psychiatric and psychological issues in survivors of major disasters / Carol S. North -- Quality of life and psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and acquired disability : a conceptual and theoretical synthesis / Malachy Bishop -- Six principles relating disability and psychological adjustment / Franklin C. Shontz -- Personal perspective : using rational emotive behavior therapy techniques to cope with disability / Albert Ellis --Family decision making in foregoing life-extending treatments / Virginia P. Tilden ... [et al.] -- My child is not my carer : mothers with physical disablities and the well-being of children / Ora Prilleltenshy -- Parenting a child with a chronic medical condition / Jane Case-Smith -- In the midst of a hurricane : a case study of a couple living with AIDS / Lydia P. Buki, Lori Kogan, Bethanne Keen, and Patti Uman -- Parental illness, family functioning, and adolescent well-being : a family ecology framework to guide research / Sara Pedersen -- Life's challenges : curse or opportunity? Counseling families of persons with disabilities / Mary R. Hulnick and H. Ronald Hulnick -- Personal perspectives : my life with muscular dystrophy : lessons and opportunities / Robert P. Winske -- Dealing with Spina Bifida : mother's perspective / Janet Lingerman --The construct of hope in the rehabilitation process / Amy B. Collins and Marvin D. Kuehn -- Spirituality in disability and illness / Judy Kaye and Senthil Kumar Raghavan -- Spiritual factors and adjustment in medical rehabilitation : understanding forgiveness as a means of coping / Jon R. Webb -- The psychosocial impact on survivors of extraordinary, stressful, and traumatic events : principles and practices in critical incident response for rehabilitation counselors / Mark A. Strebnicki -- War, death, and bereavement : how we can help / Joan Beder -- Users of assistive technology : the human component / Martin G. Brodwin, Tristen Star, and Elizabeth Cardoso -- Changes in attitudes toward people with handicaps / Beatrice A. Wright -- Personal perspective : recovery and the rehabilitation process : a personal journey / James T. Herbert --The implications of positive psychology and wellness for rehabilitation counselor education / Irmo Marini and Mitka Chacon -- "Successful aging" : a disability perspective / Meredith Minkler and Pamela Fadem -- The promise of the International classification of functioning, disability, and health (ICF) -- Recovery from psychiatric disabilities / Patricia B. Nemec and Cheryl J. Gagne -- Psychological adaptation to disability : perspectives from chaos and complexity theory / Hanoch Livneh and Randall M. Parker -- Eugenics, euthanasia, and physician-assisted suicide : an overview for rehabilitation professionals / Steve Zanskas and Wendy Coduti -- Reflections and considerations / Arthur E. Dell Orto and Paul Power -- Aging and disability : toward a unified agenda / Irving Kenneth Zola -- Personal statement : life lessons taught me by my disability / Alfred H. DeGraff -- Personal statement : one more burden, a mother's perspective / Bernadette.
  • Introduction :The psychology of global mobility /Stuart C. Carr --Human mobility in a global era /Adrian Furnham --Mixed-methods approaches to contextually grounded research in settings of armed conflict and natural disaster /Kenneth E. Miller --Ethical psychological practice with geographically mobile individuals and groups /Graham R. Davidson --Mobility and personality /Irene Hanson Frieze and Man Yu Li --Identity and global mobility /Phyllis Tharenou --Global mobility, local economy : it's work psychology, stupid! /Stuart C. Carr --The psychology of enforced mobility /Wendy Ager and Alastair Ager --Global mobility and cross-cultural training /Jan Selmer --Mobility and acculturation /John W. Berry --Mobility and inclusion /Douglas C. Maynard, Bernardo M. Ferdman, and Tabitha R. Holmes --New settlement with wellbeing in oppressive contexts : a liberation psychology approach /Sonia Hernández-Plaza ... [et al.] --Mobility and careers /Kerr Inkson and Kaye Thorn --Global mobility and bias in the workplace /Astrid Podsiadlowski and Colleen Ward --Technology, mobility, and poverty reduction /Lori Foster Thompson and Stephen G. Atkins.
  • Introduction / Jean-Pierre Bocquet-Appel -- From genes to numbers : effective population sizes in human origins / John Hawks -- Assessment of land surveys in Greece : contributions and limitations / Jean-Nicolas Corvisier -- Estimation of an age distribution with its confidence intervals using an iterative Bayesian procedure and a bootstrap sampling approach / Jean-Pierre Bocquet-Appel and Jean-Noël Bacro -- Model life tables for pre-industrial populations : first application in palaeodemography / Isabelle Séguy ... [et al.] -- The Halley band for paleodemographic mortality analysis / Marc A. Luy and Ursula Wittwer-Backofen -- Modeling Paleolithic predator-prey dynamics and the effects of hunting pressure on prey "choice" / Mary C. Stiner ... [et al.] -- The demography of prehistoric fishing/hunting people : a case study of the Upper Columbia area / Nathan B. Goodale, Ian Kuijt, Anna M. Prentiss -- The paleodemography of central Portugal and the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition / Mary Jackes and Christopher Meiklejohn -- The Libben Site : a hunting, fishing, and gathering village from the Eastern Late Woodlands of North America : analysis and implications for palaeodemography and human origins / Richard S. Meindl, Robert P. Mensforth, C. Owen Lovejoy.
  • Explanations, philosophy and theory in health inequalities research: towards a critical realist approach -- Values and social epidemiologic research -- Population-based data and community empowerment -- Differences that matter -- Context -- Place-based stress and chronic disease: a systems view of environmental determinants -- How goes the neighbourhood? Rethinking neighbourhoods and health research in social epidemiology -- Application of two schools of social theory to neighbourhood, place and health research -- Locating politics in social epidemiology -- Research tools in action -- Structural violence and structural vulnerability within the risk environment: theoretical and methodological perspectives for a social epidemiology of HIV risk among injection drug users and sex workers -- Realist review methods for complex health problems -- Addressing health equalities in social epidemiology: learning from evaluation(s) -- Making a difference -- Knowledge translation and social epidemiology: taking power, politics and values seriously -- Community-academic partnerships and social change -- Producing more relevant evidence: applying a social epidemiology research agenda to public health practice.
  • Science of well-being 2009, Springer
    Introduction : the science of well-being : reviews and theoretical articles by Ed Diener / Ed Diener -- Subjective well-being / Ed Diener -- In pursuit of happiness : empirical answers to philosophical questions / Pelin Kesebir and Ed Diener -- Personality and subjective well-being / Richard E. Lucas and Ed Diener -- Beyond the hedonic treadmill : revising the adaptation theory of well-being / Ed DIener, RIchard E. Lucas and Christie Napa Scollon -- Will money increase subjective well-being? : a literature review and guide to needed research / Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener -- The well-being of nations : linking together trust, cooperation, and democracy / William Tov and Ed Diener -- The optimum level of well-being : can people be too happy? / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, and Richard E. Lucas -- Beyond money : toward an economy of well-being / Ed Diener and Martin E.P. Seligman -- Conclusion : the well-being science needed now / Ed Diener.
  • Diverse monogamies -- Multi-bonding: polygamy, polygyny, polyamory -- Child "partnering": incest, pedophilia, and child marriage -- Commercial partnering: sex work, trafficking, and pornography -- Object relations: fetish and related behaviors.
  • This book takes a bold stand: all psychology should be culturally sensitive psychology, especially when studying religious phenomena. It explains that culture is not simply to be conceived of as a variable that possibly influences behavior. Rather, it stresses that cultural patterns of acting, thinking and experiencing are created, adopted and promulgated by a number of individuals jointly. As human subjectivity is different in different cultures, cultural psychology is not interested in comparatively investigating how experiences and behavior, attitudes and social relationships present themse.
  • Weight of modernity 2012, Springer
    The Big Australian: Obesity in the Modern World --An Intergenerational Study Design --From Habit to Choice: Transformations in Family Dining Over Three Generations --How Convenience Is Shaping Australian Diets: The Disappearing Dessert --From Sociable Leisure to Exhaustion: A Tale of Two Revolutions --Fitness Marginalises Fun and Friendship --The Rise of Automobility --The Weight of Time: From Full to Fragmented in 50 Years --Social Forces Shaping Life Chances and Life Choices --Restoring Coherence to a Stressed Social System /Cathy Banwell, Dorothy Broom, Anna Davies, Jane Dixon.

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