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📒Infertility Around The Globe ✍ Professor Marcia Inhorn
✏Infertility Around the Globe Book Summary : These essays examine the global impact of infertility as a major reproductive health issue, one that has profoundly affected the lives of countless women and men. The contributors address a range of topics including how the deeply gendered nature of infertility sets the blame on women's shoulders.
📒Social Work Visions From Around The Globe ✍ Anna Metten
✏Social Work Visions from Around the Globe Book Summary : Increase the effectiveness of the services you provide to clients Social Work Visions from Around the Globe examines the fundamental principles and dilemmas of social work with people whose health is under threat. This valuable resource was compiled from material presented at the Third International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health in Tampere, Finland. The book explores key issues in social work in health and mental health, from the early historical roots of social work in health to developing a human rights perspective on the lives of men who face capital punishment. Using tables, figures, case studies, and interviews, the text will help you provide holistic, client-based care to children, men, women, and families. Social Work Visions from Around the Globe is divided into two sections: the first half discusses the position of individuals and families as users of health and mental health care services. Specific cases in the book include social work situations for children with disabilities, the mentally ill, the elderly, cancer, and HIV/AIDS. This text includes research and findings on the challenges and solutions faced by social workers in North America, Australia, Europe, Asia, and Africa. In the second half, Social Work Visions from Around the Globe focuses on various approaches to social work in health and mental health that address: the diversity of societies strengthening the voice of the social worker and service user the expertise of service users development of methods family life and childhood in global comparison human rights issues in social work
📒Banking Systems Around The Globe ✍ James R. Barth
✏Banking Systems Around the Globe Book Summary : Empirical results highlight the downside of imposing certain regulatory restrictions on commercial bank activities. Regulations that restrict banks' ability to engage in securities activities and to own nonfinancial firms are closely associated with more instability in the banking sector, and keeping commercial banks from engaging in investment banking, insurance, and real estate activities does not appear to produce positive benefits.
📒Bioethics Around The Globe ✍ Catherine Myser
✏Bioethics Around the Globe Book Summary : This book is a comparative anthropology and sociology of globalizing bioethics, exploring the global dissemination, local adaptations, cultural meanings and social functions of bioethics theories, practices and institutions. Regions considered include: Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, and North America.
📒Around The Globe ✍ Vaněk, Miroslav
✏Around the Globe Book Summary : Around the Globe. Rethinking Oral History with Its Protagonists presents interviews with thirteen prominent scholars focusing on oral history. In these interviews Professor Miroslav Vaněk captures not only segments of life stories of these personalities, how and why they began their pursuit of oral history, but also their views of the status and importance of oral history within social sciences. The interviews reflect on how they cope with the frequently asked question concerning the subjective character of oral history, whether they consider oral history to be a discipline or method and whether such classification is even relevant. Personages such as David King Dunaway, Ronald Grele, Elizabeth Millwood, Alexander von Plato, Alessandro Portelli, Alistair Thomson, Paul Thompson and others reflect on the future of oral history at the time of the fast-developing technologies as well as on the limits of interpretation of oral history interviews. This book is intended for all readers interested in social sciences.
📒Oceans Around The Globe ✍ Nancy Boyles
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📒New Literacies Around The Globe ✍ Cathy Burnett
✏New Literacies around the Globe Book Summary : The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of accountability and assessments. As a result, teachers are caught between two competing discourses: one upholding a traditional conception of literacy re-iterated by politicians and policy-makers, and the other encouraging a more radical take on 21st century literacies driven by leading edge thinkers and researchers. There is a pressing need for a book which engages researchers in international dialogue around new literacies, their implications for policy and practice, and how they might articulate across national boundaries. Drawing on cutting edge research from the USA, Canada, UK, Australia and South Africa, this book is a pedagogical and policy-driven call for change. It explores studies of literacy practices in varied contexts through a refreshingly dialogic style, interspersed with commentaries which comment on the significance of the work described for education. The book concludes on the ‘conversation’ developed to identify key recommendations for policy-makers through a Charter for Literacy Education. .
📒Go Around The Globe ✍ Gary Lai
✏Go Around the Globe Book Summary : Readers: Please prepare for takeoff… Perhaps you, at some time or another, have imagined walking down a street in Cairo, or gazing at the Grand Canyon. Go Around the Globe showcases world cultures with 40 engrossing articles, feasting your senses with scenery, culinary treats, adventures, history, real-life stories and local folklores. It also compasses handy vocabulary glossaries (Vocab Visa), first-hand country facts (Globetrotter’s Guide) and intriguing crossword puzzles (Layover Leisure). Just sit back and enjoy the extensive reading and globetrotting imagination. Let the journey begin.
📒Volunteering Around The Globe ✍ Suzanne Stone
✏Volunteering Around the Globe Book Summary : From the Australian wilderness to a peace center in Ireland, from a school in a remote Tanzanian village to an archeological dig in Spain, from a Romanian school to the Amazon forest––each description of more than 35 trips contain a personal account of what the adventure was really like, what was good and what was bad, who was met, and why the volunteer can’t wait to do it again . . . or not. Whether your passion is the environment, world peace, literacy, archeology, education, or healthcare, there is a place for you to help and a new place to call home temporarily. Whatever your age, physical condition, or skill level, even if you have never traveled or volunteered before, there is a project and a place for you. Details about a variety of sponsoring agencies––each with its own culture and mission––and valuable tips for choosing your special trip are provided. So, if you are looking to truly experience another culture or another country, seeking the adventure of a lifetime, or for a way to give back, Volunteering Around the Globe is your resource to volunteer opportunities designed for the heartiest and the frailest, the most adventuresome and the more cautious––all over the world and in your own country.
📒Math Around The Globe ✍ Erin Ash Sullivan
✏Math Around the Globe Book Summary :