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  • Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Playby Deborah D. Gray

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Visual and direct in its approach, this book offers simple advice to help parents and carers capture the warmth and fun of forming secure, healthy attachments with children. Attachment therapist Deborah D. Gray guides you through the 'how to' of forming attachments, describing sensitive parenting activities that stimulate bonding and attachment. more...

  • Inspiring Greatness in Educationby Edward Zigler; Jim Hinson; Jennifer Walker

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 38.99

    One of the major domestic policy issues of our time is whether our nation can provide a more effective educational experience for our children. Economists have stressed that the quality of our educational system eventually defines the ability of our workforce, which in turn affects our competitive position in the world market. This issue has earned... more...

  • Stepfamiliesby Alan Booth; Judy Dunn; Judith F. Dunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Stepfamilies represent an increasing number of American households and shape the upbringing of countless stepchildren. Despite their prominence in society, our knowledge about these families is very limited. To address this deficit, the editors have drawn together the work of 16 nationally known scholars to deal with four questions: * Marriages... more...

  • From Borderline Adolescent to Functioning Adultby James F. M.D. Masterson; Jacinta Lu Costello

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00

    First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Ups and Downs of Child Languageby Andrea Gualmini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The new experimental evidence presented in The Ups and Downs of Child Language shows that it is possible to extend research on child language to children's semantic competence, adopting the same theoretical framework that has proven useful to the study of children's syntactic competence. Andrea Gualmini investigates the role of entailment relations... more...

  • Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Workby Rose Dobrof

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization of social services by the Mexican-American Elderly,... more...

  • Aging and Preventionby Robert E Hess

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Renowned specialists on aging explore the meaning of prevention and provide practical information about programs and services for the elderly. Interesting chapters focus on the prevention of long-term care institutionalization, alternative health delivery systems, informal support networks, and the prevention of domestic neglect and abuse of elderly... more...

  • Aging in the Designed Environmentby Margaret Christenson; Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most overlooked areas in environmental design. In order to move beyond this status quo, persons responsible for planning elderly environments must... more...

  • Story Writing in a Nursing Homeby Martha A John

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Based on the belief that older people have good stories to tell, Story Writing in a Nursing Home was developed as part of a volunteer teaching service to a nursing home. Graduate students who were learning to teach this special population conducted story writing activities with older adults and found that even the frail elderly who are confined to... more...

  • Environmental Effects on Cognitive Abilitiesby Robert J. Sternberg; Elena L. Grigorenko

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    It sometimes seems that it is difficult to pick up a current newspaper or a magazine without it containing a story about some behavioral characteristic for which it has been found that a gene is responsible. Even aspects of behavior that one would feel certain are environmentally controlled are now being attributed in part to the effects of the genes.... more...