Harlequin Romantic Suspense February 2014 Bundle

Author: Lindsay McKenna
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460329945
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Harlequin Romantic Suspense brings you four new titles for one great price, available now! Looking for heart-racing romance and high-stakes suspense? This Harlequin Romantic Suspense bundle includes Risk Taker by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Lindsay McKenna, Cavanaugh Hero by USA TODAY bestselling author Marie Ferrarella, Armed and Famous by Jennifer Morey and Moving Target by Kimberly Van Meter. Look for 4 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin Romantic Suspense!

Secret Agent Secretary

Author: Melissa Cutler
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460324374
Format: PDF, ePub
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Passion ignites after office hours in this installment of the ICE: Black Ops Defenders miniseries Bullets whizzed past as Ryan Reitano and Avery Meadows escaped into the night. How could Ryan have suspected Avery of being the mole inside ICE? It was true she was no ordinary secretary. The way she used her wits and her lethal stiletto heels against the gunmen pursuing them astonished the jaded agent. And that killer body he'd somehow never noticed before… Too bad there wasn't time to explore the possibilities. With Chiara's men hot on their trail, capturing the mercenary was more than just a mission for Ryan. He had his own reasons for wanting the criminal dead. But with his surprising—and utterly enchanting—new partner, perhaps there'd be a chance for romance later…if they survived.

Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence

Author: William O'Donohue
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387876870
Format: PDF
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Adolescence is typically fraught with problems, even under optimal conditions. And when chronic illness is added to the picture, medical and related social issues can complicate, and even disrupt, the course of development. The first text geared toward the integrated care setting, Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence offers clinicians an evidence-based guide to helping their young clients manage their chronic conditions and treating the psychosocial effects—from school problems and stigma to noncompliance and depression—that frequently follow diagnosis. Expert contributors present up-to-date information on epidemiology, symptoms, comorbid psychosocial problems, and treatment options for a variety of common illnesses, arranged to foster effective interventions for adolescents and efficient collaboration with other care providers in the team. Coverage is comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, ensuring best practice while respecting each client’s individuality: Empirically-based treatment guidelines for illnesses commonly found in youth, including Type 1 and 2 diabetes, asthma, cancer, obesity, and chronic pain. Overview of the physiology of adolescence, particularly as it may be affected by medical conditions, and of adolescent brain development. Latest findings on the role of families in teens’ adjustment to illness and treatment. Cultural considerations affecting ethnically diverse clients and their families. Detailed discussions of ethical issues relevant to treating chronically ill young people, and of controversies involving pharmacotherapy with this population. Chapters contain useful handouts for clinicians and clients. Taking Care of the Practitioner” chapter with helpful strategies for avoiding burnout. Its emphasis on specific practical information makes Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence a “go-to” reference for health psychologists, child and adolescent mental health practitioners, pediatricians and family practitioners, and clinical social workers.

Seeing Through New Eyes

Author: Melvin Kaplan
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1843108003
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Dr. Kaplan identifies common ASD symptoms such as hand-flapping, poor eye contact and tantrums as typical responses to the confusion caused by vision disorder. He also explains the effects of difficulties that people with autism experience with "ambient vision," including a lack of spatial awareness and trouble with coordination.

Ethnic Life Worlds in North East India

Author: Prasenjit Biswas
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8178299925
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Ethnic Life-worlds in North-East India: An Analysis draws upon the phenomenological notion of the life-world to understand the culturally-embedded construction of communities, for whom the lived experience of cultural politics constitutes their identity. It analyses the cultural and political determinants of ethnic- and identity-oriented struggles in India's North-East, as well as the cultural politics of ethnic mobilizations in the region. Such mobilizations are an attempt to construct a self-identity distinct from that constructed by the state—both colonial and post-colonial India—which becomes a source of concern for the latter with regard to its achieving legitimacy and development in the region. While both the state and insurgent groups carve out their distinct ideological and political agenda on to the life-world of the North-East, it is at the point of diversion that the struggle for establishing such agenda falls into the trappings of constitutional determinism. This book analyses the articulation of ethnic politics in North-East India that takes into account moves for integration as well as apparent differences. In doing so, it critically examines two major insurgent outfits of the region—NSCN and ULFA. It also discusses struggles launched by the Naga and Assamese people and develops a neologism of nations-from-below, arguing that one needs to take into account the concrete totality of the people's lived experiences. It bases this analysis on a critical discussion of the colonial construction of tribal identity and its post-colonial critique. Thought-provoking and analytical, this book opens a new window to the study of India's North-East, which will intrigue students and scholars across various disciplines of development studies, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, political science and ethnic studies, and will be of interest to policy-makers, NGOs and global humanitarian communities.

Guilty Robots Happy Dogs

Author: David McFarland
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199219303
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Do animals have thoughts and feelings? Could robots have minds like our own? Can we ever know, or will the answer be forever out of our reach? David McFarland explores the answers to these questions, drawing not only on the philosophy of mind, but also on developments in artificial intelligence, robots, and the science of animal behaviour.

Law and Power in the Middle Ages

Author: Per Andersen
Publisher: Djoef Pub
ISBN: 9788757426861
Format: PDF
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This volume contains the proceedings from the conference "Law and Power in the Middle Ages" which was held at the Carlsberg Academy in May 2007 in Copenhagen. This was the fourth in the line of conferences known as The Carlsberg Academy Conferences on Medieval Legal History. This second edition focuses on the nexus of law and power and follows the established interdisciplinary tradition of the Carlsberg Academy Conferences on Medieval Legal History in combining approaches from legal, political, social, ecclesiastical, and intellectual history. Hence, the essays cover themes such as royal legislative power and its limits, the power-struggles between political elites, the social impact of theological and legal concepts and debates, and the role of legislation in cases of treason and rebellion. The book also offers the reader a variety of regional case-studies showing law as an instrument of political power, together with more wide-ranging discussions of the long-term application of legal principles and practices and the development of socio-political structures within medieval European societies. Scholars and students of medieval legislation and legal history will find this book a useful contribution to the discussion about the character of vernacular legislation. (Series: Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History)

Generations

Author: Anna R. Cohn
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN:
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Moving and sometimes humorous reflections on the birth experience and its celebration in customs around the world are provided by authors including Irma Bombeck, Bill Cosby, Jonas Salk, and Margaret Meade