The Doula's Guide to Empowering Your Birth : A Complete Labor and Childbirth Companion for Parents-to-Be
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The Doula's Guide to Empowering Your Birth

An inspired and essential guide to creating the birth you desire! The Doula's Guide to Empowering Your Birth offers a golden opportunity to have your own personal, experienced doula guide you to an understanding of the many choices you have for you and your baby in birth and beyond. Lindsey Bliss, an experienced and wise doula, has witnessed birth in many ways and provides in these pages the tips and wisdom you need to prepare for a ...

Engaging the Ottoman Empire: Vexed Mediations, 1690-1815
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Engaging the Ottoman Empire: Vexed Mediations, 1690-1815

"Taking a truly interdisciplinary approach, Engaging the Ottoman Empire demonstrates just how prevalent the Near East was in Europe's mediascape and how constitutive it was of European identity. With originality and deftness, Daniel O'Quinn detects subtle disturbances in visual and literary representations that he uses to interrogate larger questions about political contingency, sexual desire, and intercultural mediation. O'Quinn's b...

AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 2nd Edition
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AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 2nd Edition

Fully revised and expanded, the second edition of this best-selling resource provides expert guidance for primary pediatric health care professionals on caring for children with developmental and behavioral concerns – from medical evaluation and care initiation to transition to adulthood. New chapters cover •Environmental and biological influences on child development and behavior •Development and disorders of feeding, sleep, and eli...

Neoliberalism and Technoscience: Critical Assessments
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Neoliberalism and Technoscience: Critical Assessments

'Readers will come away from this book with the distinct sense that 'neoliberalism', whatever its strengths and weaknesses, has successfully forced humanity to re-define itself as a species in the face of various technoscientific promises and products that so-called neoliberals have promoted.'

Twins in Session: Case Histories in Treating Twinship Issues
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Twins in Session: Case Histories in Treating Twinship Issues

Joan, this book opened my eyes to what is really going on in the minds and hearts of my twins. After reading it I had a newfound understanding on what they go through, and how they are constantly pushed together and pulled apart at the same time. The insight these twins in therapy shared helped me understand and better deal with issues that have come up. I sent a copy of this book to all the schools my children attended and those the...

The Triumphant Victim
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The Triumphant Victim

"John Miller’s new book on sadomasochism brims with deep wisdom. Based on a lifetime of rich clinical experience, Miller has written an outstanding volume that not only explains the deep-seated, infantile origins of sadomasochistic perversity, but also illustrates how one makes deep therapeutic contact with sadomasochistic men and women in the consulting room. Drawing upon both classical psychoanalytical conceptualisations, and upon ...

Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Families: A Model of Individualized Positive Behavior Support for Home and Community
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Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Families

“PTR-F is the tool many early childhood professionals have been looking for as they work with young children with challenging behavior and their families. PTR-F is research-based and family-friendly, and provides concrete strategies. Families will find that the process is useful and effective and that the strategies can be implemented in the context of their daily routines.”

Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism and History in India
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Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism and History in India

Gyan Pandey's latest book is a compelling examination of the violence that marked the partition of India in 1947, and how the preceding events have been documented. In the process, the author provides a critique of history-writing and nationalist myth-making. He also investigates how local forms of community are established by the way in which violent events are remembered and written about. The book will be of interest to historians...

Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety: Forging a Militant Working-Class Culture
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Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety: Forging a Militant Working-Class Culture

The Austromarxist era of the 1920s was a unique chapter in socialist history. Trying to carve out a road between reformism and Bolshevism, the Austromarxists embarked on an ambitious journey towards a socialist oasis in the midst of capitalism. Their showpiece, the legendary “Red Vienna,” has worked as a model for socialist urban planning ever since. At the heart of the Austromarxist experiment was the conviction that a socialist rev...

Conflict and Decision Making in Close Relationships: Love, Money and Daily Routines
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Conflict and Decision Making in Close Relationships: Love, Money and Daily Routines

Love and money are important aspects of the everyday lives of couples. This book focuses on the daily routines of disagreement, conflict and joint decisions on these, and other issues such as work, leisure and children, create in the household. Central to the authors' research is a unique diary study of forty couples, who kept a daily record of their joint decisions over the course of a year. The diaries show how challenging, varied ...