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Pastoral Care in Pregnancy Loss: A Ministry Long Needed

by Thomas Moe

Until now, the church has been unaware of the need for ministry to those suffering from pregnancy loss. At a time when approximately one in four pregnancies ends in loss, the need to understand and provide caring...


Latino/Hispanic Liaisons and Visions for Human Behavior in the Social Environment

by Felix G Rivera

Add to your knowledge of Latino/Hispanic diversity, attitudes, behaviors, and experiences to provide more effective services!Latino-Hispanic Liaisons and Visions for Human Behavior in the Social Environment...


Decoding Gender in Science Fiction

by Brian Attebery

From Frankenstein to futuristic feminist utopias, Decoding Gender in Science Fiction examines the ways science fiction writers have incorporated, explored, and revised conventional notions of sexual difference....


A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia: Intoxicating Affairs

by Harald Fischer-Tiné & Jana Tschurenev

At the beginning of the 21st century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug addiction constitute major problems in various South Asian countries. The production, circulation and consumption of...


The Contradictions of Love: Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality

by Lena Gunnarson

The Contradictions of Love: Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality offers a robust and multifaceted theoretical account of how, in contemporary western societies, women continue to be subordinated...


Russian Energy and Security up to 2030

by Susanne Oxenstierna & Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen

The challenges in Russia's energy sector are changing. On the demand side, Europe is seeking to limit its dependence on Russian oil and gas, with the result that China and other Asian countries are likely to...


Turkey in the 21st Century: Opportunities, Challenges, Threats

by Erik Cornell

Answers the questions: what is the background to issues in external and internal politics? What is the Turks' opinion on European and Turkish identity? On Cyprus? On the role of the generals? Why do human rights...


Strange Sounds: Music, Technology and Culture

by Timothy D Taylor

In Strange Sounds, Timothy D. Taylor explains the wonder and anxiety provoked by a technological revolution that began in the 1940s and gathers steam daily. Taylor discusses the ultural role of technology, its...


Embodying Colonial Memories: Spirit Possession, Power, and the Hauka in West Africa

by Paul Stoller

A study of the West African Hauka - spirits that grotesquely mimic and mock "Europeans" of the colonial epoch. The author considers spirit possession as a set of embodied practices with serious social and cultural...


The Meanings of Europe: Changes and Exchanges of a Contested Concept

by Claudia Wiesner & Mieke Schmidt-Gleim

What is Europe? What are the contents of the concept of Europe? And what defines European identity? Instead of only asking these classical questions, this volume also explores who asks these questions, and...


Science, Women and Revolution in Russia

by Koblitz

While the women's movement might seem like a relatively new concept, Russian women of the 1860s deserve to be acknowledged as individuals who changed the direction of science and opened the doors of higher education...


Comparing Prison Systems

by Nigel South & Robert P. Weiss

This book provides in-depth, orignal and critical analyses by leading scholars of the penal systems of 16 nations around the world, focusing on changes in social structure, culture and punishment since 1975....


Ramopakhyana - The Story of Rama in the Mahabharata: A Sanskrit Independent-Study Reader

by Peter Scharf

The most popular story in all of India and a classic of world literature is summarised in 728 verses in the great epic Mahabharata. Intended for independent study or classroom use for students of various levels...


Naked Science: Anthropological Inquiry into Boundaries, Power, and Knowledge

by Laura Nader

Naked Science is about contested domains and includes different science cultures: physics, molecular biology, primatology, immunology, ecology, medical environmental, mathematical and navigational domains. While...


Hotel Ritz¿Comparing Mexican and U.S. Street Prostitutes: Factors in HIV/AIDS Transmission

by R Dennis Shelby & David J Bellis

Explore ways to reduce the rate of HIV infection in street prostitutes--and the inescapable connection between the heroin trade, prostitution, and HIV!This unique book draws on face-to-face interviews that the...


Feminist Perspectives in Medical Family Therapy

by Anne M. Prouty Lyness

Reinforce the relationship between healthy bodies and healthy relationships in families!

Feminist Perspectives in Medical Family Therapy explores the groundbreaking collaboration of therapy and medicine to...


Dispensing Justice Locally: The Implementation and Effects of the Midtown Cummunity Court

by Richard Curtis, Brian Ostrom & David Rottman

This book shows the significant impact and success that can be accomplished when courts are designed to meet the needs of the community regardless of traditional proceedings. The presentation of this unique...


Performing Gender and Comedy: Theories, Texts and Contexts

by Hengen S

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Social Impact Assessment: Method And Experience In Europe, North America And The Developing World

by Henk, Becker & Nethe Henk Becker University of Utrecht

This book is intended for introductory courses in SIA within sociology, social policy, human geography and political science at postgraduate level. Specialist postgraduate and professional courses in policy-...


Between Fathers and Sons: Critical Incident Narratives in the Development of Men's Lives

by Robert J Pellegrini & Theodore R Sarbin

Explore the tensions and tenderness between fathers and sons in this masterpiece of narrative psychology!“We live in a story-shaped world,” as the editors say, and Between Fathers and Sons: Critical Incident...