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- Wordit Content Design & Editing Services Pvt Ltd 2014; US$ 3.99
"What do you do when you try to commit suicide, and end up discovering you have superpowers? Kabir faced this question just when he had done enough to get rid of a life he couldn't get along with. Foolishly encouraged by his new-found abilities, he decides get even with a cunning boss at work; win back his colleague Nat's love, and be an admired... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 77.99
It has been estimated that in developed countries up to 10% of hospitalized patients develop infections every year. Not only is there a substantial cost to healthcare systems, but some healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) can be fatal. Since the majority of HCAIs are preventable, reducing HCIAs is now considered to be an integral part of patient... more...
- 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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95
This typology of the XIXth century peninsular travel literature offers a model for possible future studies of the travel literature of different countries and leads to the tracking of a possible evolution of the subgenres proposed. In the light of numerous previous and recent events of classification by authors such as Angela Pérez Mejía,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 92.95
This book summarizes the latest developments in key areas of the fast moving field of abdominal organ transplantation. It covers such vital topics as living donation (both renal and liver), laparoscopic and robotic techniques, islet and pancreas transplantation, non-heart beating transplantation, blood group incompatible and highly sensitized transplantation,... 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...