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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 62.99
In Narratives of Positive Aging, Amia Lieblich presents a qualitative study that explores the life narratives of elderly men and women who engage in practices of "positive aging." They belong to a spontaneous community that assembles daily, early in the morning, on a beach near Tel-Aviv, Israel. At the seaside, the elders practice various... more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 62.00
The focus of this book is on the role of narrative analysis in the social sciences and in increasing our understanding of human lives and experiences. Contributors address such questions as: Should in-depth interviews become occasions in which to ask for life stories so as to enhance a study of social phenomena? Can a richer approach to psychological... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 55.00
The sixth volume in this series provides: guides for doing qualitative research; analysis of several autobiographies; hints on how to interpret what is not said in narrative interviews; discussion on how cultural meanings and values are transmitted across generations; and illustrations of the transformational power of stories. more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 54.00
The narrative approach is a relevant and enriching technique for uncovering, describing and interpreting the meaning of experience. This collection explores the challenges of performing narrative work in an academic setting, writing about it in an ethical and revealing fashion, and drawing meaningful conclusions. This stellar collection of scholars... more...
- SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 62.00
How do we derive concepts from stories and then use these concepts to understand people? What would have to be added to transform story material from the journalistic or literary to the academic and theoretically enriching? Addressing these and other issues such as the interface between life as lived and the social times, distinguished contributors... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
This book presents new methods for the characterization of vegetable oils, with a focus on olive oil, according to geographical and botanical origin, genetic variety and other issues influencing product quality. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 329.00
Using problem-oriented true-to-life clinical case presentations and a question and answer format, this comprehensive book provides a state of the art, updated reference for the optimal management of patients with diseases of the kidneys, and hypertension. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 99.00
This volume provides the first book entirely devoted to recent developments on the theory and applications of continuous-time Markov decision processes (MDPs). The MDPs presented here include most of the cases that arise in applications. more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 139.00
Diabetes and Kidney Disease reviews the most up-to-date research on diabetic nephropathy, the current understanding of its pathophysiology, renal structural alterations and clinical features and summarizes recent evidence-based clinical treatment modalities for the prevention and management of diabetic kidney disease. General clinical aspects are... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 219.00
Featuring thorough discussion of the anatomy and physiology, as well as laboratory studies, of the parathyroids, this volume offers up-to-date, practical, and clinically oriented coverage of diseases and disease entities that affect these glands. more...