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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
Much academic work on families and households has focused in the past on the adult members. However, a surge of interest in children's issues has occurred recently in the social sciences. A key theoretical assumption in this area of research is that children's relationships and cultures are worthy of study in their own right and that children play... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 58.95
This timely and thought-provoking book explores children's lives in modern cities. At a time of intense debate about the quality of life in cities, this book examines how they can become good places for children to live in. Through contributions from childhood experts in Europe, Australia and America, the book shows the importance of studying children's... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 27.99
Featuring dozens of Japanese netsuke masterpieces and insightful commentary, this Japanese art book is a classic collector?s item. Netsuke: A Guide for Collectors approaches the subject of Japanese nestuke from the point of view of the amateur collector rather than that of an owner discussing his own accomplished collection. Ever since Japan's... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 164.62
In the past decade the relationship between communities, children and families has inspired a wealth of research and policy initiatives because of a growing belief that the breakdown of families and communities is a significant factor in social problems, including child abuse and juvenile crime. The latest policy initiatives to tackle social problems... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 29.47
When it was first published in 1997, The Course Syllabus became the gold standard reference for both new and experienced college faculty. Like the first edition, this book is based on a learner-centered approach. Because faculty members are now deeply committed to engaging students in learning, the syllabus has evolved into a useful, if lengthy,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.23
This book explains music?s comprehensive ontology, its way of existence and processing, as specified in its compact characterization: music embodies meaningful communication and mediates physically between its emotional and mental layers. The book unfolds in a basic discourse in everyday language that is accessible to everybody who wants to understand... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 224.00
Summarises the recent knowledge in this field and presents successful applications of polymer-based supramolecular nanometre-sized structures in medicine - both in diagnostic and therapeutic applications. more...
- Sheed & Ward 2004; US$ 32.99
American Catholics, American Culture: Tradition and Resistance , is introduced by Peter Steinfels and Robert Royal. Part One, "Against the Grain," explores the philosophical and practical differences between Catholicism and American culture on issues in sexuality, marriage, abortion, stem cell research, women's rights, and physician-assisted suicide.... more...
- Sheed & Ward 2003; US$ 42.99
Sheed & Ward proudly presents the first of two volumes in a groundbreaking series called American Catholics in the Public Square . The result of a three-year study sponsored by Pew aimed at understanding the contributions to U.S. civic life of the Catholic, Jewish, mainline and evangelical Protestant, African-American, Latino, and Muslim communities... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
The Applied Anthropology of Obesity advances understanding of the many cultural factors underlying increased global obesity prevalence. This book candidly discusses obesity research, prevention, and intervention programs, providing rich information about social identity, obesity prevention, and treatment. more...