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  • Everyday Technology for Independence and Careby G.J. Gelderblom; M. Soede; L. Adriaens

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 280.00

    Numbers of the elderly and people with disabilities in our society are growing. Technological solutions have an increasingly important role in supporting this group of individuals in their daily life, to ensure both independence and adequate care. For this reason the 11th European Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology... more...

  • Handbuch Bürgerstiftungenby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 24.86

    Hauptbeschreibung Bürgerstiftungen sind in Deutschland eine neue Organisationsform gemeinnützigen Engagements. Obwohl das Konzept der Bürgerstiftung (Community Foundation) in der angloamerikanischen Welt eine lange Tradition hat, stößt es hierzulande erst in den letzten Jahren auf Interesse. Mittlerweile gibt es jedoch auch in der Bundesrepublik... more...

  • Stiften in Deutschlandby Karsten Timmer

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 18.17

    Hauptbeschreibung Das deutsche Stiftungswesen ist im Umbruch: Während die meisten Stiftungen früher erst mit dem Testament gegründet wurden, ist die deutsche Stiftungslandschaft heute von vielen sehr aktiven Stiftern geprägt. Die "modernen" Stifter gründen ihre Stiftung bereits zu Lebzeiten und prägen sie durch persönliches Engagement. Dabei ist... more...

  • Museumskoffer, Material- und Ideenkistenby Jutta Ströter-Bender

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.95

    Hauptbeschreibung Prof. Dr. Jutta Ströter-Bender lehrt Kunst und Kulturerbe-Vermittlung am Institut Kunst und Textil, Universität Paderborn. Sie hat zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen zum Kulturerbe wie zur interkulturellen Kunstpädagogik vorgelegt. more...

  • Reinterpreting Gesture as Languageby N. Rossini

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 160.00

    Gesture is integral to human language. Its function within human communication is as much goal-directed, and subsequently as communicative, as is speech. Indeed, gesture and speech share the same cognitive, psychological and physiological roots. Although the study of gesture has reached maturity as a branch of scholarship which endorses a multidisciplinary... more...

  • Behinderung im "Spiegel"by Florian Lock

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.12

    Hauptbeschreibung Welches Bild von Behinderung oder behinderten Personen vermittelt das auflagenstärkste Wochenmagazin "Der Spiegel"? Das Leitmedium liefert mit seinen Informationen und Bildern Woche für Woche Orientierungs- und Deutungswissen über eine Bevölkerungsgruppe, die lange Zeit nur wenig öffentliche Aufmerksamkeit erfuhr. Die Studie von... more...

  • Jill's Leading Ladiesby Jill Allen-King

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49

    When Jill Allen-King OBE, suddenly lost her sight at the age of 24, with little help and advice available from Social Services she had to teach herself to cope with a whole new way of living that had its own set of challenges to overcome, including looking after her daughter, Jacqueline, born soon afterwards. It wasn’t until seven years later... more...

  • Steps Toward a Planning Framework for Elder Care in the Arab Worldby William B. Ward; Mustafa Z. Younis

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book reviews the elder care literature pertaining to the Arab world and proposes steps that can be taken to improve the health and quality of life of older people in this region. Organized in three main sections (Program Assessment, Program Planning, Conclusions and Recommendations), the book addresses such topics as developing a conceptual framework;... more...

  • The Female Bodyby Ingrid Moeslein-Teising; Frances Thomson-Salo

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.95

    This book gathers together a number of cutting edge contributions about the female body, inside and out, from a large group of psychoanalysts who are at the forefront of new thinking about issues of femininity, the female body, sex and gender. It explores the female body in art, in pregnancy and motherhood, in sexuality and in the life-cycle, and finally... more...