A Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy : Information and Advice for Teachers and Parents
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A Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

The prognosis for individuals with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is improving, with some men with DMD living into their 30s and 40s. More vital than ever, this book helps teachers and parents to support children and young people with DMD with their education and transition into adulthood. Leading experts on DMD explain Duchenne and its impact in easy-to-understand terms. Going beyond physical management, particular focus is put o...

Adolescence 11th Edition
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Adolescence 11th Edition

Cutting-edge science, personalized for today’s students. As a well-respected researcher, Laurence Steinberg connects current research with real-world application, helping students see the similarities and differences in adolescent development across different social, economic, and cultural backgrounds. Through an integrated, personalized digital learning program, students gain the insight they need to study smarter, stay focused, and...

Syria 1975/76-2018
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Syria 1975/76-2018 (Contemporary Archive of the Islamic World)

The first of a new series, the Contemporary Archive of the Islamic World, this title draws on the resources of World of Information, a British publisher that since 1975 has published analyses of the politics and economics of all the Middle East countries. For decades Syria lay at the heart of Middle Eastern affairs. Under Assad rulers, and sharing a border with Israel, Syria's fortunes have been complex. Strategic alliances were form...

The Ology: Ancient Truths, Ever New
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The Ology: Ancient Truths, Ever New

“Few tasks are of greater importance than the discipling of children. Christian parents and Sunday school teachers, committed to biblical fidelity, cannot neglect the tremendous task of teaching children the great truths of Scripture. Marty Machowski’s The Ology: Ancient Truths Ever New is a wonderful new book that will equip parents for the task of discipleship and also help children immerse themselves in the Christian worldview.”

Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern
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Siblings: Envy and Rivalry, Coexistence and Concern

This book compiles papers presented at the European Federation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy's 2011 Conference, which attempts to find the place of sibling relationships in psychoanalytic practice. It examines the rivalry and envy between siblings, and the coexistence and concern for each other.

Working with Co-Parents: A Manual for Therapists
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Working with Co-Parents: A Manual for Therapists

"Co-parenting well requires ex-spouses to, at least on occasion, be in the same room together and communicate. So, why doesn't therapy facilitate this? That's the question Dr. Jeppsen asks in her innovative attachment-based approach to therapy with co-parents. Even in an environment of hurt and distrust, her approach helps co-parents find common ground to better raise their children. In this book, therapists gain practical session ou...

Gay Men Pursuing Parenthood through Surrogacy: Reconfiguring Kinship
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Gay Men Pursuing Parenthood through Surrogacy: Reconfiguring Kinship

Dean Murphy analyses how relatedness is enacted in the context of gay men pursuing parenthood and a ‘child of one’s own’ through both domestic and transnational surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on data collected from in-depth interviews with gay men living in Australia and the United States, and news media, the book explores how gay men ‘enact’ parenthood and family life in ways that both challenge and reinforce dominant notions of ki...

Social Media and Mental Health : Handbook for Parents and Teachers
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Social Media and Mental Health : Handbook for Parents and Teachers

Social Media and Mental Health: Handbook for Parents and Guardians will help you navigate the tricky waters surrounding your child's use of the internet. Written by a clinical psychologist experienced in the field of adolescent mental health, it will highlight the challenges of parenting in the digital age, and offer tips and advice on how to keep your children safe online.

Place, Commonality and Judgment: Continental Philosophy and the Ancient Greeks
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Place, Commonality and Judgment: Continental Philosophy and the Ancient Greeks

In this important and highly original book, place, commonality and judgment provide the framework within which works central to the Greek philosophical and literary tradition are usefully located and reinterpreted. Greek life, it can be argued, was defined by the interconnection of place, commonality and judgment. Similarly within the Continental philosophical tradition topics such as place, judgment, law and commonality have had a p...

Natural Hospital Birth : The Best of Both Worlds, 2nd Edition
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Natural Hospital Birth : The Best of Both Worlds, 2nd Edition

Many mothers-to-be find themselves torn between choosing a natural childbirth with minimal medical intervention, and the peace of mind offered by instant access to life-saving technology that only a hospital can provide. Cynthia Gabriel, a doula who has attended hundreds of births and who advises hospitals on how to facilitate low-intervention childbirths, knows that new moms can have both. In this fully updated edition of her popula...