Gender & Sexuality Studies
Arizona's Arivaca Valley lies only a short distance from the Mexican border and is a rugged land in which to put down stakes. When Arizona Territory was America's last frontier, this area was homesteaded by Anglo and Mexican settlers alike, who often displaced the Indian population that had lived there for centuries. This frontier ...
Ethnic History and Marital Assimilation, in Canada 1871 and 1971
This first detailed comparative study of ethno-religious intermarriage provides the background for understanding the dynamics of intermarriage in a culturally pluralistic society like Canada.
Dragons Fight in the Meadow
In this book the author reflects on the processes of grief and more than 50 folk tales are included. The ancient stories vividly convey mankind's struggle with death and loss, the despair and hope, with bitterness and love. The use of stories in therapy is explained, specifically bereavement counselling through storymaking.
Helena Gutteridge, the Unknown Reformer
Revised Formulations and Current Issues
The respective authors are some of the leading developmental scholars of this time, and are also major proponents of the theoretical traditions they address. An excellent text for senior undergraduates and graduate students and a worthwhile addition to the library shelf of any serious student of developmental psychology.
"The difficulties and despairs through which she has passed have left Nancy Mairs with unique and moving stories to convey, as well as with a strong voice to tell them." New York Times Book Review
"These striking essays by Nancy Mairs are so touching and heartbreakingly honest that one often has to put the book down and rest ...
"This impressive collection augurs a bright future for Chicana/Chicano literature, and will be of interest to those who keep track of the wide diversity of American and world literature."--Publishers Weekly
"A sampling of typically captivating contemporary Chicano literature by established and emerging writers."--El Puente. The ...
This book offers a variety of movement activities, in the form of games and skills, for all those involved in educating children through movement. Written primarily for those working with children with learning difficulties, the practices can be adapted and modified to accommodate a wide range of ability.
The authors explore the reasons for a child's failure from a range of disciplines. Topics covered include social influences as well as emotional, physical and psychological factors. This book, by an international team of experts in the field, is a rare search for answers to the question why and how children fail.
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