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ADHD and Maternal Resiliency:

A Cross-Cultural Examination of Canadian and American Mothers
Patricia Neff
ISBN: 9781604975901

This is the first book to provide a detailed analysis of the impact of raising an ADHD child, as compared to a non-ADHD child, on maternal well-being. Read More..

Adolescents With HIV:

Attachment, Depression, and Adherence
Erin Leonard
ISBN: 9781604975338

This unprecedented study examines the quality of attachment relationships, symptoms of depression, and medication adherence among perinatally HIV-infected adolescents. Read More..

After the Disaster:

Re-creating Community and Well-Being at Buffalo Creek since the Notorious Coal-Mining Disaster in 1972
T. P. Schwartz-Barcott
ISBN: 9781604975505

This unique book illustrates how community residents struggle to re-create community and well-being after a serious ecological shock. The resilience of the human character and the adaptability of community structures form the core of this book. Read More..

AIDS Crisis Control in Uganda:

The Use of HAART
Dorothy J. N. Kalanzi
ISBN: 9781604977875

This book is a compelling study of the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) treatment in Uganda to overcome the AIDS crisis. The physical, psychological, and emotional challenges are shown using case studies and an extensive empirical method. This book is an important addition to collections in African studies and public health. Read More..

American Ideas of Equality:

A Social History, 1750–2020
Carl L. Bankston III
ISBN: 9781621965558

"American Ideas of Equality provides a social history spanning 270 years, longer than the founding of the American nation. Bankston deftly reveals how the American idea of equality evolved and diverged and how conflicting ideas intersect race and class to shape prevailing patterns of group formation and identity politics. With his rigorous analysis of empirically rich data and lucid narrative, Bankston advances our understanding of the complex notion of inequality." —Min Zhou, UCLA Read More..

Asian American Identities:

Racial and Ethnic Identity Issues in the Twenty-First Century
Cheri Philip
ISBN: 9781934043622

Addresses how Asian Americans define what it means to be Asian American and explores their experiences of being categorized as such at the dawn of the 21st century. Read More..

The Availability of Care for Late-Middle-Aged Adults With Chronic Conditions

Julie C. Lima and Susan M. Allen
ISBN: 9781604975765

In this first critical study of the availability and receipt of care for late-middle-aged adults, Julie Lima and Susan Allen uncover a host of vulnerabilities that challenge the wellbeing of those who find themselves in need of personal assistance at a critical point in their lives. Read More..

Battle for Control:

The Future of the Internet V
Janna Quitney Anderson and Lee Rainie
ISBN: 9781604978346

In The Future of the Internet Survey V, more than 1,000 experts shared their views as they imagined the future of the Internet and: the always-on, hyperconnected generation in their teens-to-20s by 2020; the mobile Web, HTML5, and native apps; e-money, “mobile wallets,” and financial transactions through near-field communication; gamification--the influence of game mechanics implemented for interactivity and engagement; "smart systems" and the evolution of more efficient homes; corporate responsibility in the digital age; the influence of "Big Data" in the cloud; and the future of higher education. Read More..

Be(com)ing Korean in the United States:

Exploring Ethnic Identity Formation Through Cultural Practices
S. Sonya Gwak
ISBN: 9781604975840

Most studies about Asian Americans focus on the immigration challenges, or the conflicts and differences between generations. While these are important issues that affect the lives of Asian Americans, it is also valuable to focus on how new cultural identities are formed in the attempt to hold on to the traditions of the immigrant homeland . This research pays close attention to how young people understand their identities through cultural practices, regardless of generational differences. The focus is on collective meaning-making about ethnic identity across immigration statuses and generations. Read More..

Challenges to Civil Society:

Popular Protest & Governance in Jamaica
Hume Johnson
ISBN: 9781604977820

“This book is lucid and powerful in analyzing the uncivil aspects of civil society, disentangling the dynamics between protesters, the mass media, the general public and government in Jamaica. The book also demonstrates that female researchers such as Hume Johnson—like Nobel Prize–winning female political actors and activists—pair intelligence and persuasive power with pragmatism and courage.” — Joseph Soeters, Netherlands Defence Academy/Tilburg University Read More..

 

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