The Documentation of Women’s Expectations and Experiences
“A very organized and readable book ... Healthcare providers from various disciplines would likely benefit from reading Elizabeth Soliday’s compassionate book in which she advocates for mothers by emphasizing the many factors, most important of which is patient autonomy, that contribute to maternal satisfaction in the labor and delivery process.” – Archives of Women's Mental Health
Food and Identity in Late Twentieth-Century American Ethnic Literature
Over the last forty years, scenes that prominently feature acts of preparing and eating food have filled the pages of novels and memoirs written by American immigrants and their descendants because these writers understand that eating is more than a purely biological function but, instead, works to define who we are in the United States and abroad. This book critically analyzes eight of these pieces of ethnic American literature, which demonstrate the important role that cooking and eating play in the process of identity formation.
Each year in the United States alone, over 125,000 children suffer serious burn injuries, and only a relative few are treated at specialized centers. Ratios are even more dismal in other regions of the world. These cases require immediate and complex care from a myriad of disciplines if survival and full functional recovery are to be achieved. This unprecedented book is therefore a vital resource as it describes the most advanced practices in use throughout the world in every type of burn wound category, providing clear descriptions of treatment methods from every discipline’s perspective and from a variety of countries.
The Contributions of a Mathematician, Educator, Engineer, and Statesman
This is the first published study of Charles Dupin and his entire life’s work. It illuminates his work and contribution in so many spheres, as well as his contacts with other scientists and educators. It showcases Dupin’s important contributions during a period of tremendous changes in France.