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- Storey Publishing, LLC 2000; US$ 3.95
Do you have: Recurrent numbness, pain, or tingling in your fingers, wrist, or hand? Does it persist at night? Can it be "shaken" out? A sense of weakness in your hand? Loss of feeling of heat or cold in your hand? If you answered yes to these questions, you may be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. If not detected and treated, this common... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 28.95
Embodying Culture is an ethnographically grounded exploration of pregnancy in two different culturesųJapan and Israelųboth of which medicalize pregnancy. Tsipy Ivryfocuses on "low-risk" or "normal" pregnancies, using cultural comparison to explorethe complex relations among ethnic ideas about procreation, local reproductive politics,medical models... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
This text provides an overview of vocational rehabilitation (VR) practice, making it the perfect companion for students and practitioners with an interest in supporting people back to work and improving their sense of health and well-being. The book is divided into three parts: the first covers the policy context of VR in the UK, defining VR, outlining... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 19.99
A step-by-step, very practical guide to getting a bit of work/life balance into your own life Picture this: you're sitting in a traffic jam. You left work late, because you had so much on, and now you're late to pick up the kids from school. And when you get home there's still so much to do: homework, washing, shopping, cooking, cleaning. And... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 10.21
Drugs and alcohol problems are commonplace within society and have significant impacts within the workplace. Workplace consequences include increased sickness absence, reduced productivity, the potential for accidents and economic ramifications for employers. Then there are the resultant problems for family and social life. This informative guide... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 24.95
Megaselling author Ken Blanchard shares his own story of how?after countless failed attempts?he finally was able to break his cycle of weight gain at age 73, losing over 30 pounds and shedding five inches from his waistline. Ken and his trainer Tim Kearin share techniques that any person can use to get started, overcome obstacles, establish new habits,... more...
- Libri Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99
Noting that most traditional examinations of stress view it as a medical condition, this guide takes an anthropological approach and reveals a less threatening picture of this natural response to danger. Using narratives from people in very stressful situationsincluding a spy, an executive, a refugee camp worker, and a policemanthe discussion shows... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This book is a timely revival of the social and political importance of meaningful work, which explores a philosophy of work based upon the value of meaningfulness and argues for the institution of a new politics of meaningfulness. more...
- RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95
Little has been reported about ?military caregivers??the population of those who care for wounded, ill, and injured military personnel and veterans. This report summarizes the results of a study designed to describe the magnitude of military caregiving in the United States today, as well as to identify gaps in the array of programs, policies, and initiatives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 34.95
Drawing upon in-depth case studies of vacation habits and the observations of philosophers, writers, and sociologists such as Aristotle, Mark Twain and Thorstein Veblen, Al Gini argues why vacations are so venerated and why 'doing nothing' is a fundamental human necessity. From shopping sprees and extreme sports to the ultimate vacation - retirement... more...