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From Outrage to Courage: The Unjust and Unhealthy Situation of Women in Poorer Countries and What They are Doing About It: Second EditionAnne\Firth Murray #ad - From half a million women who die in pregnancy and childbirth to one out of three women suffering domestic violence worldwide, from 90 million girls who do not go to school to HIV/AIDS spreading fastest among adolescent girls, women around the world face unique health challenges. In this searing cradle-to-grave review, Anne Firth Murray tackles health issues from sex selective abortion and unequal access to food and health care to the challenges faced by aging women.
Murray makes clear that the issues are social, and political much more than they are medical, ethical, and she goes further to provide hope that positive change can happen.
From Outrage to Courage: Women Taking Action for Health and JusticeCommon Courage Press #ad - Women’s courage to transform their situations and communities provides inspiration and models for change. In this searing cradle-to-grave review, Murray tackles health issues from prenatal care to challenges faced by aging women. From sex-selective abortions to millions of girls who are "disappeared, women face unique health challenges, " from 90 million girls who do not go to school to HIV/AIDS spreading fastest among adolescent girls, writes Anne Firth Murray.
From china to india, from indonesia to Kenya, Anne Firth Murray takes readers on a whirlwind tour of devastation—and resistance. Looking at how gender inequality affects basic nutrition, Murray makes clear the issues are political more than they are medical. In an inspiring look, From Outrage to Courage shows how women are organizing the world over.
Women's Health: Readings on Social, Economic, and Political IssuesKendall Hunt Publishing #ad - May have soft reading marks and name of the previous owner. Used. Used book in Good Condition. Very Good conditions.
addicted.pregnant.poor Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, EthnographyDuke University Press Books #ad - For the addicted, life is marked by battles against drug cravings, pregnant, housing debt, and poor women living in daily-rent hotels in San Francisco's Mission district, and potential violence. She approaches addicted pregnancy as an everyday phenomenon in these women's lives and describes how they must navigate the tension between pregnancy's demands to stay clean and the pull of addiction and poverty toward drug use and sex work.
. Duke University Press. In this stunning ethnography kelly Ray Knight presents these women in all their complex humanity and asks what kinds of futures are possible for them given their seemingly hopeless situation. By creating the space for addicted women's own narratives and examining addicted pregnancy from medical, Knight forces us to confront and reconsider the ways we think about addiction, trauma, criminality, health, and social science perspectives, policy, and responsibility.
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New Dimensions in Women's HealthJones & Bartlett Learning #ad - Duke University Press. Each chapter presents in-depth coverage of an important aspect of womenâ€™s health and examines the contributing epidemiological, historical, ethical, cultural, political, legal, psychosocial, and economic influences. Extensively revised and updated with the latest statistics and developments in the field, ethnicities, Seventh Edition provides a modern and comprehensive look at the health of women of all cultures, New Dimensions in Womenâ€™s Health, socioeconomic backgrounds, races, and sexual orientations.
Written for undergraduate students studying health education, the text provides women with the critical information needed to optimize their well-being, and womenâ€™s studies, avoid illness and injury, nursing, and support their overall health. Used book in Good Condition. New to this edition!- new â€" 17 new animations can be found in the navigate 2 ebook free with every new print copy of the text- new â€" includes new material on healthcare reform and its implications for individual women and the country as a whole- new â€" includes a new section on electronic cigarettes and vaping, how they can occur, audio clips, informative animations, as well as their impact on public health- NEW â€" Provides new tips and strategies for individuals who wish to quit smoking, and quit illicit drug use- NEW â€" Incorporates a new section on the abuse and misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs- NEW â€" Includes a new section on dissociative disorders, transgender, reduce problem drinking, and gender neutralThe new digitally enhanced Seventh Edition is available with Navigate 2 Advantage Access which includes an interactive eBook, labeling exercises, including common forms of these disorders, and their effects on the psyche- Expanded discussion of STI risk for LGBT populations and how to reduce risk- Expanded discussion regarding gender identity, practice activities and assessments.
Calculus: An Applied ApproachCengage Learning #ad - The eighth edition builds upon its applications emphasis through updated exercises and relevant examples. The book emphasizes integrated and engaging applications that show students the real-world relevance of topics and concepts. Used book in Good Condition. In addition, the calculus program offers a strong support package--including MathSPACE Instructor/Student websites and course management tools, instructional DVDs, and solutions manuals--that allows students to review the material independently and retain key concepts.
Applied problems drawn from government sources, current events, industry, and other disciplines provide well-rounded examples and appeal to diverse interests. Duke University Press. Designed specifically for business, Calculus: An Applied Approach, 8/e, economics, or life/social sciences majors, motivates students while fostering understanding and mastery.
Calculus: An Applied Approach #ad - Several pedagogical features--from algebra review to study tips--provide extra guidance and practice. Used book in Good Condition.
The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in IraqPublicAffairs #ad - She went on to serve there longer than any other senior military or diplomatic figure, giving her an unrivaled perspective of the entire conflict. As the representative of the coalition provisional authority in Kirkuk in 2003 and then the political advisor to US General Odierno from 2007-2010, Sky was valued for her knowledge of the region and her outspoken voice.
. Her assignment was only supposed to last three months. The unraveling is an intimate insider's portrait of how and why the Iraq adventure failed and contains a unique analysis of the course of the war. One of the new york times' 100 notable books of 2015one of financial times' books of the year, 2015a new york times editors' choicea new statesman uk essential Book of the Year 2015A Times UK Book of the Year 2015Shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for NonfictionShortlisted for the 2016 Orwell PrizeWhen Emma Sky volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003, she had little idea what she was getting in to.
The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq #ad - Duke University Press. PublicAffairs. Highlighting how nothing that happened in iraq after 2003 was inevitable, Sky exposes the failures of the policies of both Republicans and Democrats, and the lessons that must be learned about the limitations of power. Used book in Good Condition. She became a tireless witness to american efforts to transform a country traumatized by decades of war, sanctions, and brutal dictatorship; to insurgencies and civil war; to the planning and implementation of the surge and the subsequent drawdown of US troops; to the corrupt political elites who used sectarianism to mobilize support; and to the takeover of a third of the country by the Islamic State.
With sharp detail and tremendous empathy, diversity, Sky provides unique insights into the US military as well as the complexities, and evolution of Iraqi society.