Breastfeeding : Support, Challenges, and Benefits
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Breastfeeding : Support, Challenges, and Benefits

Pediatric Collections offers what you need to know - original, focused research in a snapshot approach. This print compendium of AAP editor-curated articles provides quick access to the latest, most salient studies to give a better understanding of the individual and public health effects of breastfeeding. Optimal breastfeeding practices—defined as exclusive breastfeeding through 6 months of age followed by continued breastfeeding wi...

Seamanship Techniques: Shipboard and Marine Operations Ed 5
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Seamanship Techniques: Shipboard and Marine Operations Ed 5

Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fifth edition of this highly respected book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst still including essential information on subjects such as safety at sea, rescue operations, watchkeeping duties and pollution control. It covers international standards and works we...

Law and Power in Russia: Making Sense of Quasi-Legal Practices
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Law and Power in Russia: Making Sense of Quasi-Legal Practices

This book explores the issue of selective law enforcement, arguing that the manipulation of the legal system by powerful insiders is a distinctive feature of Putinism, reflecting both its hybrid authoritarianism and Russian legal culture. Based on extensive research including interviews with the victims of selective law enforcement, the book analyses how selective law enforcement works in Russia, discusses the link between law and po...

Life After Foster Care : Improving Outcomes for Former Foster Youth
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Life After Foster Care

This book apprises readers of the present conditions of former and emancipated foster youth, provides evidence-based best practices regarding their experiences, and proposes new policies for ensuring better outcomes for these children upon discharge from foster care. • Presents the most up-to-date knowledge regarding the experiences and present conditions of former and emancipated foster youth • Makes recommendations for improving se...

Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families: Workshop Report
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Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families: Workshop Report

Demographic changes, immigration, economic upheavals, and changing societal mores are creating new and altered structures, processes, and relationships in American families today. As families undergo rapid change, family science is at the brink of a new and exciting integration across methods, disciplines, and epistemological perspectives. The purpose of The Science of Research on Families: A Workshop, held in Washington, DC, on July...

Children with Disabilities, 8th Edition
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Children with Disabilities, 8th Edition

STUDENT-FRIENDLY FEATURES: Students will benefit from chapter overviews, a helpful glossary, case studies that bring key concepts to life, thought questions, a test bank with more than 200 questions for faculty members, resource lists for further reading, and 200+ downloadable illustrations. And with the complete package of multimedia instructor materials, instructors will use this textbook effectively in their courses and prepare st...

Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Its Literary Forms
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Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Its Literary Forms

Explores very crucial question that have been given their due and in the process shatters some stereotypes about what it means to do philosophy. The essays make a strong argument for considering genre not simply as a matter of style, but as a matter of substance.

Single Mother in Charge: How to Successfully Pursue Happiness
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Single Mother in Charge: How to Successfully Pursue Happiness

"Her book is cleverly broken up into small chapters (probably to accommodate an audience that just doesn't have time to read). She gives clear instruction on overcoming fear and anxiety, developing the right mindset to succeed as a single human who must also provide for other humans. She draws from scientific research to help the reader be happy – not just get by ― and lists twenty-two concrete happiness strategies. Most important, S...

Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children’s Health
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Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children’s Health

"In Blaming Mothers, Linda Fentiman considers why mothers in the U.S. are so often regarded as hazardous to their childrens health. In such areas as breastfeeding, lead poisoning, and childhood diseases like measles, Fentiman explains the psycho-social origins of much mother blaming, contrasting it with the scientific bases of actual health risk. Blaming Mothers connects the dots across policy areas to provide a comprehensive answer ...