Author: Penny Jordan
Man wanted: weekend only One humiliating experience had put Kelly off men altogether. But now she needed a man, fast, to fend off her friend's husband's attentions—no strings attached. The escort agency was the obvious place to go. And Jake Fielding was what she got! Jake could see why Kelly had a problem with men, but he thought he could help fix it. All it needed was time, patience...and passion.
Dignity at Work
Author: Pauline Rennie Peyton
Bullying in the workplace is now a recognised problem, and a cause for major concern. Victims stand to lose their self-esteem, their health and even their careers. Organisations that do not endeavour to put an end to this behaviour lose productivity, profits and their good reputations. Dignity at Work is derived from the author's many years of experience working with organisations of all sizes and at all levels. This book outlines practical guidelines essential to organisations that want to combat bullying in the workplace, and psychologists and professional counsellors working with those organisations. It provides: * the tools to identify bullying behaviour * expertise to create new policies and integrate them into corporate culture * confidence to know when and how to intervene practically and therapeutically * the skills required to know when to seek external help from professional counsellors * psychologists and counsellors with advice on how to transfer their skills to organisations as independent contractors Bullying will no longer be tolerated, and organisations must create environments that do not support mistreatment. This book provides managers, Human Resources staff and professional counsellors with the skills required to be able to recognise when a problem exists, and deal with it effectively.
The Death Shift
Author: Peter Elkind
Publisher: Diversion Books
One of the most shocking and insidious cases in the history of medicine: the crimes of one nurse were hidden by a hospital for years... It’s 1980, and Genene Jones is working the 3 to 11 PM shift in the pediatric ICU in San Antonio's county hospital. As the weeks go by, infants under her care begin experiencing unexpected complications—and dying—in alarming numbers, prompting rumors that there is a murderer among the staff. Her eight-hour shift would come to be called “the death shift.” This strange epidemic would continue unabated for more than a year, before Jones is quietly sent off—with a good recommendation—to a rural pediatric clinic. There, eight children under her care mysteriously stopped breathing—and a 15-month-old baby girl died. In May 1984, Jones was finally arrested, leading to a trial that revealed not only her deeply disturbed mind and a willingness to kill, but a desire to play ‘God’ with the lives of the children under her care. More shocking still, it was discovered that the hospital had shredded records and remained silent about Jones’ horrific deeds, obscuring the full extent of her spree and prompting grieving parents to ask: Why? Elkind chronicles Jones' rampage, her trials, and the chilling aftermath of one of the most horrific crimes in America, and turns his piercing gaze onto those responsible for its cover-up. It is a tale with special relevance today, as prosecutors, distraught parents, and victims' advocates struggle to keep Jones behind bars, despite her scheduled mandatory release from a Texas prison in early 2018. “Intriguing...A horrifying true-life medical thriller...” —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “Gripping...A remarkable journalistic achievement!”—NEWSWEEK “Murder, madness, and medicine...superb!”—LIBRARY JOURNAL “Shocking...true crime reporting at its most compelling.”—BOOKLIST
A comprehensive overview of Earth's biosphere, written with scientific rigor and essay-like flair.
Author: Jay Haley
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Case histories are presented to illustrate the use of hypnosis in psychiatric therapy by Dr. Milton H. Erickson
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Bourdieu for Educators
Author: Fenwick W. English, Cheryl L. Bolton
Educational change and reform on a larger scale Bourdieu for Educators: Policy and Practice, brings the revolutionary research and thinking of Pierre Bourdieu (1930[en]2002) of France to public educational leaders in North America, Canada, Australia, and the U.K. This text brings Bourdieu’s corpus into the arena of elementary and secondary educational reform and change, and offers policy, research, and practice discussions. Authors Fenwick W. English and Cheryl L. Bolton use Bourdieu to challenge the standards movement in different countries, the current vision of effective management, and the open market notion connecting pay to performance. The text shows that connecting pay to performance won’t improve education for the poorest group of school students in the U.S., Canada, or the U.K., regardless of how much money is spent trying to erase the achievement gap. The authors layout the bold educational agenda of Pierre Bourdieu by demonstrating that educational preparation must take into account larger socioeconomic-political realities in order for educational change and reform to make an impact.
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the International Court of Justice, a distinguished group of international judges, practitioners and academics has undertaken a major review of its work. The chapters discuss the main areas of substantive law with which the Court has been concerned, and the more significant aspects of its practice and procedure in dealing with cases before it. It discusses the role of the Court in the international legal order, and its relationship with the UN's political organs. The thirty-three chapters are presented under five headings: the Court; the sources and evidences of international law; substance of international law; procedural aspects of the Court's work; the Court and the UN. It has been prepared in honour of Sir Robert Jennings, judge and sometime President of the Court.
Author: Gerhard Neuner, Michael Byram
Publisher: Council of Europe
Psychology of Sex
Author: Havelock Ellis
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Originally published in London 1933, this book is a concise introduction to sexual psychology primarily intended for medical readers and students but also aimed at a wider audience with its expert guidance and advice on numerous sexual topics. Contents include: Biology of Sex; Sexual Impulse in Youth; Sexual Deviation; Erotic Symbolisms; Homosexuality; Marriage; The Art of Love. etc. Many of these earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
La Commission européenne pour la démocratie par le droit (la Commission de Venise) est un organisme consultatif en matière de droit constitutionnel, créé au sein du Conseil de l'Europe. Elle est composée d'experts indépendants d'Etats membres du Conseil de l'Europe, ainsi que d'Etats non membres. A présent, quelque quarante Etats participent aux travaux de la commission. La commission se met à la disposition des pays qui demandent sa coopération dans le processus de réformes constitutionnelles. Elle peut aussi entreprendre des études générales et élaborer des projets de loi et de traité.
Ideologies and Mentalities
Author: Michel Vovelle
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press
Author: Yasmina Khadra
Ben Ouda, a senior ranking diplomat is found savagely murdered. Is this yet another victim of the never ending Islamic fundamentalist violence plaguing Algiers? Inspector Llob has doubts: Ben Ouda had too many fiends, too many far fetched theories...Against the background of a city in turmoil, Inspector Llob navigates the Algiers underworld and its rich elite. He resists the pressure of politicians, fundamentalists and crooks, in his pursuit of the truth
Book of the True Poem
Author: Guillaume (de Machaut), Daniel Leech-Wilkinson, R. Barton Palmer
This is the first complete edition and the first English translation of one of the most fascinating poems of the late Middle Ages. Machaut's narrative tells "the true story" of the aged poet's romance with a young admirer, constructed around the letters and lyric poems they exchanged, and offers unique insights into the making of poetry, music and manuscripts. Introductory essays survey Machaut's biography, reevaluate the autobiographical content of the poem, explore the literary context, and discuss the miniatures, which are reproduced within the text. Also included is a full listing of variant readings, a commentary on references to contemporary events and the writing of the poem, an outline chronology, indices of lyrics, and a table to convert line numbers between this edition and the incomplete 1875 edition of P. Paris.