Encyclopedia of Motherhood by Andrea O'Reilly

By Andrea O'Reilly

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In the decade the subject of motherhood has emerged as a special and proven box of scholarly inquiry. A cursory evaluation of motherhood study unearths that thousands of scholarly articles were released on nearly each motherhood topic imaginable.

The first ever at the subject, this Encyclopedia of Motherhood is helping to either demarcate motherhood as a scholarly box and a tutorial self-discipline and to direct its destiny improvement. With greater than seven-hundred entries, those 3 volumes offer info at the imperative phrases, thoughts, themes, concerns, subject matters, debates, theories, and texts of this new self-discipline. additional, the encyclopedia examines the subject of motherhood in a variety of contexts comparable to background and geography and by means of educational self-discipline.

Key Features

  • Provides an outline of the subject of motherhood in lots of and numerous disciplines, corresponding to anthropology, sociology, psychology and philosophy
  • Examines the which means and adventure of motherhood in lots of time sessions from vintage civilizations to provide day
  • Includes an access for all of the influential theorists of maternal scholarship from the pioneering theories to the newer writings
  • Covers concerns and occasions of our present occasions together with entries at the mommy weblog, the motherhood memoir, terrorism, reproductive applied sciences, HIV/AIDS, and LGBT families
  • Explores geographical, cultural, and ethnic range with an access for nearly each nation on this planet in addition to entries on lesbian, immigrant, adoptive, unmarried, nonresidential, younger, bad moms and moms with disabilities

Key Themes

  • History of Motherhood
  • Issues in Motherhood
  • Motherhood and Family
  • Motherhood and Health
  • Motherhood and Society
  • Motherhood round the World
  • Motherhood within the United States
  • Motherhood Studies
  • Prominent Mothers

In human society, few associations are as vital as motherhood, and this certain encyclopedia captures the interdisciplinary beginning of the topic in a single handy reference. The scope of the Encyclopedia of Motherhood is targeted on offering a complete source to figuring out the complexities of motherhood for educational and public libraries, written by way of students and institutional specialists within the social and behavioral sciences.

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China: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and Development by Yanqing Jiang

By Yanqing Jiang

Trade and international direct funding (FDI) play a vital function in shaping China’s improvement concepts. the improvement of China’s economic system creates robust pressures for non-stop restructuring. China hence explores how alternate and FDI have an effect on China’s improvement suggestions in regards to the strategy and trend of restructuring. The e-book goals to supply the reader with findings that shed new gentle at the comparable matters and difficulties. the 1st bankruptcy introduces the subjects, and next chapters input into theoretical dialogue and empirical research of exchange, FDI, and improvement techniques, via a concluding ultimate chapter.

  • Based on a rigorous theoretical framework
  • Applies numerous statistical and econometric methods
  • Uses wealthy and accomplished data

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Generation X Professors Speak: Voices from Academia by Elwood Watson

By Elwood Watson

While the newborn Boomer iteration has regularly commanded frequent attention—both scholarly and popular—little has been written approximately new release X, the forty six million americans born among the mid-1960s and past due Nineteen Seventies. yet with child Boomers now entering into retirement, participants of iteration X have come to the leading edge of yankee society. for this reason, realizing iteration X—and the capability effect of the self reliant, occasionally rebellious spirit that characterizes it—is serious.

In Generation X Professors converse: Voices from Academia, Elwood Watson has assembled a distinct selection of thematically prepared essays by way of lecturers that provides insights into the problems, conflicts, and triumphs that epitomize this frequently missed new release. One essayist writes approximately her choice to accomplish her occupation targets with out sacrificing time together with her family members, whereas one other speaks approximately being a stay-at-home dad and educating part-time at a college. one other essay covers disabilities, melancholy, and psychological disease, pointing to the sympathetic procedure Gen Xers are inclined to take towards members frequently marginalized via society. The recognition of interracial marriage at the a part of participants of new release X is engagingly provided through an ivy-league informed white guy married to a girl of African descent. And the function faith performs within the lives of Gen Xers is movingly expressed via an essayist whose dedication to his non secular religion have allowed him to wrestle racial, social, kinfolk, own, and educational matters.

These and the opposite essays during this assortment passionately—and someday provocatively—cover issues starting from profession, type, kinfolk existence, well-being, song, and actual disabilities to race, faith, and sexuality. jointly, the essays outline the features and exhibit the range of iteration X, and may entice students, scholars, and others attracted to social background, psychology, gender reports, and pop culture.

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The Rescue and Achievement of Refugee Scholars: The Story of by N. Bentwich

By N. Bentwich

This little ebook has been written on the recommendation of the Society for the security of technological know-how and studying. That physique used to be the successor of the tutorial information Council which was once shaped in 1933 by means of heads of British Universities and discovered Societies to aid students and scientists and investigators "who, on grounds of faith, political opinion or race, have been not able to carryon their paintings of their personal country". They have been, on the time of the formation of the Society, rather, yet now not completely, refugees from Nazi oppression, and disadvantaged in their educational posts on this sort of grounds. yet they quickly embraced refugees from different tyrannies. The British instance was once by means of comparable efforts in lots of nations. The nationwide and foreign attempt, initiated in 1933 on behalf of educational freedom, continues to be faraway from accomplished. For the persecution of loose notion and study has develop into a virulent disease unwell of our time, and demands a continual task of the unfastened Universities. the foremost activity, besides the fact that, of saving for technology and student­ send the sufferers of Nazi persecution has been finished, and many of the educational societies which have been shaped within the Thirties to take in the problem were dissolved. it kind of feels opportune then to put on list this attempt of cultural soli­ darity for the displaced students, and the contribution which has been made to the world's highbrow existence through those that have been rescued.

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Introduction to Research Methods and Report Writing: A by Elia Shabani Milgo

By Elia Shabani Milgo

This ebook offers introductory fabrics on study tools and document writing that objective at guiding scholars and researchers in the direction of potent learn and reporting in their findings. in contrast to the numerous volumes on examine which are commonly theoretical, this e-book originated within the school room and grew out of the scholars' personal must layout and behavior passable study so one can meet educational necessities. it's also designed to assist skilled researchers of their learn ventures. In enjoyable this function, the writer makes use of uncomplicated, hassle-free language. He additionally presents applicable examples and illustrations to permit the reader to know the elemental strategies of study. The e-book will end up an invaluable advisor for college students and researchers in social sciences and arts who desire to remodel learn idea into actual and possible learn projects.

"Elia Shabani Mligo's creation to investigate equipment and file Writing is an informative and a serious step­by­step advisor for college students and researchers around the social sciences and arts. either skilled researchers and novices will locate this publication a great tool for knowing the fundamentals of medical learn making plans, execution, and
reporting."
--Cornelius Simba, Senior Lecturer and Director of Library providers, collage of Iringa

"This useful advisor to analyze is an simply available ebook written after the author's lengthy adventure in instructing and supervising examine initiatives for measure and nondegree scholars. Well-presented, well-documented, and well-argued, this e-book is commendable and should vastly function a consultant and fast reference for any researcher and manager of research."
--Benedict L. ok. Mwaibasa, Teofilo Kisanji collage, Mbeya, Tanzania

"This creation to investigate tools is very invaluable and unusually thorough, even if as a rule saved in an obtainable shape and language. i'll certainly suggest this publication to scholars within the humanities and social sciences."
--Marius Timmann Mjaaland, Professor of Philosophy and Theology, educational Director of PluRel: Interdisciplinary reviews of faith in Pluralist Societies, collage of Oslo

Elia Shabani Mligo (PhD, college of Oslo, Norway) is Senior Lecturer in examine, Philosophy, and spiritual reviews at Tumaini collage Makumira, Mbeya middle in Tanzania. he's the writer of many books and articles on contextual theology and examine. a few of his books comprise Jesus and the Stigmatized (2011), Writing educational Papers (2012), Doing powerful Fieldwork (2013), Elements of African conventional Religion (2013), Symbolic Interactionism within the Gospel based on John (2014), and He Descended into Hell (2015).

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Proud Heritage: People, Issues, and Documents of the LGBT by Chuck Stewart

By Chuck Stewart

This groundbreaking three-volume reference strains the roots and improvement of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights and concerns within the usa from the pre-colonial interval to the current day.

• Highlights the social, cultural, and political advancements of LGBT matters via biographies of key humans, entries, laws, and first documents

• Covers content material mandated via the reasonable, actual, Inclusive, and Respectful (FAIR) schooling Act in California

• Encourages severe inquiry and considering by means of integrating genuine content material with speeches, letters, and biographies

• comprises contributions from greater than 70 educational students from throughout disciplines to offer a large viewpoint at the content

• comprises state-by-state examinations of LGBT background and laws

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History as a Social Science: An Essay on the Nature and by F. Dovring

By F. Dovring

This essay has grown out of an try to locate the solutions to difficulties primarily inherent within the making of ancient re­ seek. frequent between humanists is a vagueness of con­ cepts which repeatedly makes it tough or very unlikely to translate our mind set into the phrases of common technology or vice versa. It sounds, occasionally, as though humanistic stories have been an international of its personal, instead of part of the flora and fauna we all1ive in. How lengthy do we pass on believing that there are other forms of information ~ To this clash of concept, one other is extra: a sense of urgency approximately cultural difficulties which are too frequently left to the longer term to resolve. historical past isn't really, as a few ordinary scientists are likely to think, an issue of no sensible outcome. it's a virulent consider political and social conflicts and a simple substance within the constitution of our personalities. the current dynamic epoch increases with specific rigidity the matter of knowing the conditioning effect which the prior workouts upon the current in every one specific neighborhood. one of these substance is neither a toy for hobby leisure pursuits nor an blameless weapon within the fingers of dictators. that's, then, the accountability of the historian, either for what he does and for what he abstains from doing ~ the need to remain self reliant with a purpose to procedure objectivity makes for no effortless answer.

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Cross-National Comparative Survey Research: Theory and by Alexander Szalai,Riccardo Petrella,Stein Rokkan

By Alexander Szalai,Riccardo Petrella,Stein Rokkan

Cross-National Comparative Survey examine: idea and perform includes the lawsuits of the Roundtable convention on Cross-National Comparative Survey examine held in Budapest, Hungary, on July 25-29, 1972. The papers specialize in the speculation and perform of cross-national comparative survey study. The association and execution of cross-national survey study items are mentioned, in addition to research and interpretation in cross-national survey study and the position of concept within the learn procedure.
This ebook is produced from 12 chapters and starts off with a dialogue at the technique of cross-national survey study for the advance of social idea. The pursuits and implications of cross-national surveys also are thought of. next chapters discover cross-national comparative survey study in parts akin to juvenile delinquency and improvement; time-budget and industrialization; and values in politics. the method of cross-national survey examine is printed, including research and inference in such experiences and the function of thought within the learn technique. the ultimate bankruptcy seems to be at methods of extending the worldwide achieve of survey examine.
This monograph could be of curiosity to social scientists, sociologists, and social technological know-how researchers.

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Safety Engineering: Principles and Practices by Frank R. Spellman,Nancy E. Whiting

By Frank R. Spellman,Nancy E. Whiting

the recent Safety Engineering offers an summary of the basics with multiplied assurance of useful details for safeguarding employees and complying with federal regulations.

This Second Edition positive aspects 8 new chapters, together with Thermal pressure, defense and Vulnerability overview, laptop and knowledge safeguard, modern difficulties Affecting staff, and combating place of work Violence. This version additionally examines the protection industry's new place of origin safety tasks and needs.

Written for a wide selection of readers, together with protection administrators, supervisors, govt officers, and scholars, this useful but finished reference ebook seems on the bureaucracy part of defense: choosing regulatory specifications, accomplishing twist of fate investigations, getting ready an emergency reaction plan, getting ready for inspections, and complying with recordkeeping necessities. It additionally examines particular OSHA criteria and their necessities from the identify 29 Code of Federal rules, defining every one factor, the explanations of damage and non-compliance, offering provisions for shielding staff, and supplying assistance for controlling or enhancing safety.

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