China's Hidden Children

In the thirty-five years since China instituted its One-Child Policy, 120,000 children—mostly girls—have left China through international adoption, including 85,000 to the United States.  It’s generally assumed that this diaspora is the result of China’s approach to population control, but there is also the underlying belief that the majority of adoptees are daughters because the One-Child Policy often collides with the traditional p...

Divorce with Decency

This completely revised and updated third edition of the award-winning "Divorce with Decency" includes the most current research, statistics, and insights on the effects of divorce on spouses, their children, and society overall. Written by a prominent divorce lawyer with more than thirty years of experience, it is the most comprehensive treatment of the legal, emotional, economic, psychological, and social aspects of marital relatio...

Le guide avancé du sketchnote

Un manuel avancé pour tous ceux qui maîtrisent déjà les bases du sketchnote et qui veulent aller plus loin dans leur technique. Mike Rohde montre ici comment perfectionner ses compétences en matière de sketchnoting et comment les mettre en pratique dans diverses situations (personnelles, professionnelles, etc.). L'ouvrage est illustré par de nombreux sketchnoteurs de différents horizons, offrant ainsi une large source d'inspiration a...

Family Experiments (ANU Lives Series in Biography)

Family Experiments explores the forms and undertakings of ‘family’ that prevailed among British professionals who migrated to Australia and New Zealand in the late nineteenth century. Their attempts to establish and define ‘family’ in Australasian, suburban environments reveal how the Victorian theory of ‘separate spheres’ could take a variety of forms in the new world setting. The attitudes and assumptions that shaped these family e...

Créez l'abondance - La richesse ici et maintenant

Éprouvez-vous de la frustration dans vos efforts pour connaître le succès et créer de la richesse ? Ressentez-vous de l'exaspération, même si vous avez établi des objectifs financiers, acquis des connaissances et beaucoup travaillé ? Vous demandez-vous ce qui vous bloque, ce qui vous empêche de vivre cette vie de liberté à laquelle vous aspirez ? Dans ""Créez l'abondance"", vous apprendrez que vous pouvez (et devez) reprogrammer votr...

Parricide and Violence Against Parents throughout History

This book combines the approaches of history and criminology to study parricide and non-fatal violence against parents from across traditional period and geographical boundaries, encompassing research on Asia as well as Europe and North America. Parricide and non-fatal violence against parents are rare but significant forms of family violence. They have been perceived to be a recent phenomenon related to bad parenting and child abuse...

Does Your Family Make You Smarter?

Does your family make you smarter? James R. Flynn presents an exciting new method for estimating the effects of family on a range of cognitive abilities. Rather than using twin and adoption studies, he analyses IQ tables that have been hidden in manuals over the last 65 years, and shows that family environment can confer a significant advantage or disadvantage to your level of intelligence. Wading into the nature vs. nurture debate, ...

Made Here, Baby!: The Essential Guide to Finding the Best American-Made Products for Your Kids

All parents want to make sure that the toys they buy for their children are fun, well-made and, above all, safe. Recent recalls of millions of imported toys have caused parents everywhere to be more concerned than ever about products that are manufactured overseas—and the materials that go into them. It is becoming clearer than ever that by buying more American-produced merchandise for our children, we can assure ourselves of its qua...

99 idées pour trouver des idées

Que vous soyez plutôt visuel, auditif, pressé, rêveur ou bricoleur cet ouvrage propose 99 recettes pour trouver des idées seul, à deux ou en bonne compagnie ! Ces 99 techniques sont chacune résumée sur une double page et un marquage visuel permettra à chacun selon sa dominante de se repérer et de choisir les techniques les plus adaptées. L'ouvrage est jalonné de nombreux exercices pour se lancer et un ensemble de fiches techniques ré...

Dating Again with Courage and Confidence

Whether you're unhappily single, or recovering from a recent breakup, Dating Again with Courage and Confidence gives you a five-step program to give you new dating confidence. We all know that dating can be scary, frustrating, and at times overwhelming. It's no wonder women need to take a break sometimes, but what do you do when you’re ready to begin dating again? Renowned relationship expert and author of the Flirting Bible, Fran Gr...