Summary: This updated reference remains the gold standard reference in the field with: a focus on immunotherapy throughout; the most effective strategies for managing every type of cancer by stage of presentation; and important related topics such as cancer screening and prevention, palliative care, supportive oncology, and quality of life issues.
Summary: In this eye-opening work drawn from his and other scientists' experiments, Graziano accessibly explores how this sense of an inner being led to empathy and formed us into social beings. The theory may point the way to engineers for building consciousness artificially, and even someday taking the natural consciousness of a person and uploading it into a machine for a digital afterlife. Graziano discusses what a future with artificial conscious might be like, including both advantages and risks, and what AI might mean for our evolutionary future
Summary: This newly revised and updated textbook for undergraduate and master's level social work and counseling courses on loss, grief, and bereavement uses a biopsychosocial perspective and developmental framework to map a lifespan trajectory of the experience of loss and grief, and provides clinical intervention tools and strategies for coping.
Summary: In his defining work on emotional intelligence, Dan Goleman has found that it is twice as important as other competencies in determining outstanding leadership. If you read nothing else on emotional intelligence, read these 10 articles. We've selected the most important articles in the Harvard Business Review archive to help you monitor and manage your emotions - and boost your success.
Summary: The difference between most other leadership texts and the Art of Leadership, 6th edition, can be compared to the difference between a lecture and seminar. Without sacrificing either theoretical foundation or important content, the 6th edition of The Art of Leadership emphasizes the interactive, seminar approach to learning.
Summary: The essays in this volume explore how two domains of human experience and action--religion and technology--are implicated in each other. Contrary to commonsense understandings of both religion (as an "otherworldly" orientation) and technology (as the name for tools, techniques, and expert knowledges oriented to "this" world), the contributors to this volume challenge the grounds on which this division has been erected.
Summary: Did Dr. Strangelove's America really learn to "stop worrying and love the bomb," as the title of Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film would have us believe? What has that darkly satirical comedy in common with the impassioned rhetoric of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech or with the beat of Elvis Presley's throbbing "I'm All Shook Up"? They all, in Margot Henriksen's vivid depiction of the decades after World War II, are expressions of a cultural revolution directly related to the atomic bomb.
Summary: Reveals the true story of Peggy Shippen, Benedict Arnold's wife and socialite who used her connections within both American and British society to help her husband, Benedict Arnold, and friend, John Andre, plot against the colonists during the Revolutionary War.
Summary: In this book the author traces the story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tennessee through interviews with dozens of surviving women and other Oak Ridge residents. This is the story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in U.S. history.
Summary: Covering 5,000 years of global history, How Food Made History traces the changing patterns of food production and consumption that have molded economic and social life and contributed fundamentally to the development of government and complex societies.
Summary: Touchdown: An American Obsession is the first comprehensive guide to the history and culture of the sport, covering US college football as well as professional football worldwide. The editors and authors cover race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, and globalization, as well as recent scandals and controversies, the importance of television, and the art and aesthetics of the game.
ummary: "This book provides dance educators with tools to refocus teaching methods to celebrate the pluralism of the United States. The contributors discuss how to diversify dance history courses in higher education and ballet technique classes, choreographing dance about socially charged contemporary issues and incorporating Native American dances into the curriculum, among other topics"-- Provided by publisher.
Summary: Creative Dance for All Ages demystifies expectations when teaching creative dance and provides the theory, methods, and lesson ideas for success in a variety of settings and with students of all ages. This one-stop resource offers dance teachers everything they need, including a sequential curriculum, lesson plans, instructional strategies, assessment, and other forms. It's like having a seasoned dance teacher at your side offering inspiration and guidance all year long.
In Nudge, Thaler and Sunstein invite us to enter an alternative world, one that takes our humanness as a given. They show that by knowing how people think, we can design choice environments that make it easier for people to choose what is best for themselves, their families, and their society.
Summary: ITIL is a widely adopted body of knowledge and best practices for successful IT Service Management that links with training and certification. It has evolved from the current version by re-shaping much of the established ITSM practices in the wider context of customer experience; value streams and digital transformation; as well as embracing new ways of working, such as Lean, Agile, and DevOps.
Summary: The authors have identified tools and techniques from some of the world's most innovative professionals, whose teams collaborate and make great things happen. Gamestorming is the result: a unique collection of games that encourage engagement and creativity while bringing more structure and clarity to the workplace.
Subject: This book gives you powerful, proven exercises you can use to help you and your team: identify individual and team mood, deal with anger and emotional triggers, avert conflict, encourage communication, overcome fear and other obstacles, understand and manage competition, honor differences, assess team strengths and weaknesses, pick up on cues from teammates, control the emotional climate of the team.
Summary: All They Will Call You is the harrowing account of the worst airplane disaster in California's history, which claimed the lives of thirty-two passengers, including twenty-eight Mexican citizens-farmworkers who were being deported by the U.S. government. Combining years of painstaking investigative research and masterful storytelling, award-winning author Tim Z. Hernandez weaves a captivating narrative from testimony, historical records, and eyewitness accounts, reconstructing the incident and the lives behind Woody Guthrie's legendary song.
Summary: For half a century Mother Jones took up the workingman's cause without question and fought his battles without compromise. Dale Fetherling's biography for the first time gives her full story, with eloquence and sympathetic understanding.
Summary: This edition builds on the characteristics that made it the most comprehensive resource for using improv in organizations. This book translates the theories and exercises of improv into language familiar to business culture, and provides guidelines, case studies and exercises intended for use by individuals for self-development, for small groups, and for facilitation by corporate trainers.
Summary: This book is an in-depth study of inflation targeting. Combining penetrating theoretical analysis with detailed empirical studies of countries where inflation targeting has been adopted, the authors show that the strategy has clear advantages over traditional policies. They argue that the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank should adopt this strategy, and they make specific proposals for doing so.
Summary: Spring Forward is a true-to-life social comedy with Congress in the leading role, surrounded by a supporting cast of opportunistic ministers, movie moguls, stockbrokers, labor leaders, educators, sports fanatics, and railroad execs. With wit and insight, Downing sifts through a century of information and lets the dizzyingly hilarious debate speak for itself.
With a well-earned reputation for tolerance of both prostitution and miscegenation, New Orleans became known as the Great Southern Babylon in antebellum times. Historian Alecia P. Long traces sex in the Crescent City over fifty years, drawing from Louisiana Supreme Court case testimony to relate intriguing tales of people both obscure and famous whose relationships and actions exemplify the era.
Summary: This creative, yet theoretical book merges social science analyses with literary short stories as a way to more effectively teach about the impact of whiteness and gender. Using critical race theory, this book offers both counter-stories and anecdotes that explore the dynamics behind race and gender.
Summary: Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting "Emily Doe" on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral, was translated globally, and read on the floor of Congress. It inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Now Miller reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma, transcendence, and the power of words.
Summary: Designing courses to deliver effective teaching and significant learning is the best way to set students up for success. Starting with L. Dee Fink's foundation of integrating course design, the authors provide additional design concepts to expand the course blueprint to implement plans for communication, accessibility, technology integration, as well as the assessment.
Summary: Informed by psychology and neuroscience, Cavanagh argues that in order to capture students' attention, harness their working memory, bolster their long-term retention, and enhance their motivation, educators should consider the emotional impact of their teaching style and course design.
Summary: As the complex societal and technological challenges cannot be addressed by solutions from just one field of expertise, academics are increasingly expected to cross the disciplinary boundaries. This book contains concrete suggestions in the form of examples of learning activities that university teachers can use to teach and foster interdisciplinary skills in graduate and undergraduate students.
Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students is based on a conceptual model that helps students to become emotionally intelligent leaders. Research from around the world has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the second edition of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, the authors have incorporated their revised, data-based emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL) model into an engaging text for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.
Summary: What is understanding and how does it differ from knowledge? Why is understanding an important teaching goal, and how do we know when students have attained it? How can we create a rigorous and engaging curriculum that focuses on understanding and leads to improved student performance? Authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe answer these and many other questions in this second edition.
Ready or Not: Stories from Students Behind the Statistics, is a book by the Student Voice Team. The work features young people from across Kentucky sharing their perspectives on continuing their education after high school and touches on a range of themes including: the ACT, rural and urban cultural pulls, parent and teacher support, counseling, and college affordability.
Summary: This is the first 'Materials and Techniques' book for the emerging field of social practice. Written with a pragmatic, hands-on approach for university-level readers and those interested in real-life application of the theories and ideas around socially engaged art. Emphasizing the use of pedagogical strategies to address issues around social practice, the book addresses topics such as documentation, community engagement, dialogue, and conversation.
Summary: 'Living as Form' grew out of a major exhibition at Creative Time in New York City. Like the exhibition, the book is a landmark survey of more than 100 projects selected by a 30-person curatorial advisory team ; each project is documented by a selection of color images.
Summary: The German artist Martin Kippenberger produced a rich and diverse body of work from the mid 1970s until his untimely death, and is now regarded as one of the most influential artists of his time. This book contains details on all of his paintings made from 1993 to 1997.
Summary: Baldessari's artwork has been featured in more than 200 solo exhibitions and more than 900 group exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe. John Baldessari, conceptual artist and teacher, is considered a pioneer of postmodern ideas in the 1970s. His projects include artist books, videos, films, billboards, and public works.
Summary: This edited collection offers one of the first surveys of the range of practice and is composed of 15 in-depth case studies by leading Applied Improvisation practitioners. Each contributor describes their practice, includes feedback from their clients, and features a well-developed workbook outlining the tools, techniques, theories, games, and resources used in that case study so that the reader has a model for his/her own application.
Summary: Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declining births, Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if their ovaries are viable. Offred can remember the years before, but all of that is gone now.
Summary: Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.
Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless. In free verse, Anderson shares reflections, rants, and calls to action woven between deeply personal stories from her life.
Summary: A new edition of the classic drama portraying gay life in New York in the 1970s and 80s. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag performer Arnold Beckoff on a hilarious yet touching pursuit of love, happiness, and a life he can be proud of. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover to a committed relationship with the promise of a stable family, Arnold's struggle for acceptance meets its greatest resistance when he faces off against the person whose approval is most important to him: his mother.
Summary: First published in 1975, Shange's choreopoem has been read and performed because it truly revealed what it meant to be of color and female in the twentieth century. Here is the complete text, with stage directions of the dramatic prose poem that resonates with unusual beauty in its fierce message to the world.
Summary: In the tradition of startling debuts such as We, the Animals by Justin Torres, Desert Boys follows the life of Daley Kushner, growing up, coming out, and grappling with the remnants of his childhood in California's Mojave Desert. This series of powerful, linked stories illuminates Daley's world--the family, friends, and community that have both formed and constrained him, and his new life in San Francisco.
Summary: "Stow away with international award-winning author Connie Spenuzza, MSEd, as she chronicles a dreamer and a pragmatist's soulful journey around the world. Married in 1979, Connie and Peter shared wanderlust and immense curiosity, a determination to chart the course of their own lives, and the motivation to prove the naysayers and gatekeepers wrong. Follow the Spenuzza family, armed with genealogical facts and family legends, as they begin their quixotic search for a specific ancestor, the scribe aboard the famed Pinta in 1492."
Summary: In the popular imagination, conflict between humans and machines is seen as inevitable and its outcome all too predictable. Russell argues that this scenario can be avoided, but only if we rethink AI from the ground up. He explores the idea of intelligence in humans and in machines, describes the near-term benefits we can expect from intelligent personal assistants and accelerated scientific research, and outlines the AI breakthroughs that still have to happen before we reach superhuman AI.
Summary: Taking inspiration from the human mind, Marcus and Davis explain what we need to advance AI to the next level, and suggest that if we are wise along the way, we won't need to worry about a future of machine overlords. Rebooting AI provides a lucid, clear-eyed assessment of the current science and offers an inspiring vision of how a new generation of AI can make our lives better.
In this profound book, written for a diverse audience but especially for those disenchanted by their past experiences, an award-winning mathematician and educator weaves personal reflections, puzzles, and stories to show how mathematics meets basic human desires and cultivates virtues essential for human flourishing. Readers will explore mathematical concepts-and see how mathematical thinking can even fulfill such longings as for love, play, freedom, justice, and community.
Summary: This beginner-friendly book opens with basics of programming and helps you navigate Kali Linux, an operating system that comes preloaded with computer security tools like Wireshark and Metasploit. You'll learn about gathering information on a target, social engineering, capturing network traffic, analyzing vulnerabilities, developing exploits, mobile device security, and bypassing anti-virus software
Content: A quick tour of traditional NLP -- Foundational components of neural networks -- Feed-forward networks for natural language processing -- Embedding words and types -- Sequence modeling for natural language processing -- Intermediate sequence modeling for natural language processing -- Advanced sequence modeling for natural language processing -- Classics, frontiers, and next steps.
Summary: The updated edition of this practical book shows developers and ops personnel how Kubernetes and container technology can help you achieve new levels of velocity, agility, reliability, and efficiency.
Summary: Leverage natural language processing (NLP) in Python and learn how to set up your own robust environment for performing text analytics. This second edition has gone through a major revamp and introduces several significant changes and new topics based on the recent trends in NLP. You'll see how to use the latest state-of-the-art frameworks in NLP, coupled with machine learning and deep learning models for supervised sentiment analysis powered by Python to solve actual case studies.
Summary: Offers a comprehensive, up-to-date account of what the hippocampus does, how it does it and what happens when things goes wrong. At the same time, it illustrates how research focusing on this single brain structure has revealed principles of wider generality for the whole brain in relation to anatomical connectivity, synaptic plasticity, cognition and behavior, and computational algorithms.
Summary: Stephen W. Porges, a leading expert in developmental psychophysiology and developmental behavioral neuroscience, is the mind behind the groundbreaking Polyvagal Theory, which has startling implications for the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, and autism. Adopted by clinicians around the world, the Polyvagal Theory has provided exciting new insights into the way our autonomic nervous system unconsciously mediates social engagement, trust, and intimacy.
Summary: Considered the "gold standard" in the field for over 45 years, Radiobiology for the Radiologist combines traditional and molecular radiation biology principles. Written for residents, researchers, and graduate students in radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation oncology, and medical physics.Generally considered the most comprehensive textbook on cellular and molecular radiobiology.
Summary: We are living in the middle of a mental health epidemic and we have a choice- we can be floored by it - or we can start to make a difference. Here are the extraordinary people making that difference. It's not OK to feel blue and other lies is a collection of words from those who have suffered through the worst, and know what it's like to fight to feel better. This isn't just a book. It's a shout, a scream that cuts above the noise and lets everyone know they are not alone. It will be a shining example of the power of words to make us all feel better.
When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she'd gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: at the beginning of her first serious relationship and a promising career. Susannah tells the story of her descent into madness and the diagnosis that nearly didn't happen.
Summary: "Permanent Present Tense tells the incredible story of Henry Gustave Molaison, known only as H.M. until his death in 2008. In 1953, at the age of twenty-seven, Molaison underwent a dangerous "psychosurgical" procedure intended to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The surgery went horribly wrong, and when Molaison awoke he was unable to store new experiences. For the rest of his life, he would be trapped in the moment.
Summary: Techniques of Grief Therapy is an indispensable guidebook to the most inventive and inspirational interventions in grief and bereavement counseling and therapy. Individually, each technique emphasizes creativity and practicality. As a whole, they capture the richness of practices in the field and the innovative approaches that clinicians in diverse settings have developed, in some cases over decades, to effectively address the needs of the bereaved.
Summary: Offers a whole new set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved. Providing both an orientation to bereavement work and an indispensable toolkit for counseling survivors of losses of many kinds, this book belongs on the shelf of both experienced clinicians and those just beginning to delve into the field of grief therapy.
Summary: Encompassing new content on the treatment of grief, loss, and bereavement, the updated and revised fifth edition of this gold-standard text continues to deliver the most up-to-date research and practical information for upper-level students and practitioners alike. The fifth edition continues to present a well-organized, concise format that is easy to read and provides critical information for master's level health courses in grief counseling and grief therapy as well as for new and seasoned practitioners alike.
Summary: Drawing on years of research--as well as personal experience as a recovered addict--researcher and professor Judy Grisel has reached a fundamental conclusion: for the addict, there will never be enough drugs. Grisel's insights lead to a better understanding of the brain's critical contributions to addictive behavior, and will help inform a more rational, coherent, and compassionate response to the epidemic in our homes and communities.
Summary: Child-Centered Play Therapy offers how-to direction and practical advice for conducting child-centered play therapy. It presents extensive coverage of play therapy applications such as setting goals and treatment planning, as well as recommendations for family and systemic services that can be provided along with play therapy.
Summary: "Homeyer and Sweeney have written a definitive primer for beginning sandtray therapists. This manual is a practical, comprehensive, concise, and easy to understand approach to the essentials of sandtray therapy that could best be described as a sandtray therapy road map."--Garry Landreth, EdD, LPC, RPT-S, Regents Professor, Founder, Center for Play Therapy,
Summary: Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship is a text for graduate-level counseling students in play therapy courses. It provides comprehensive and detailed information for creating therapeutic relationships with children and facilitating the play therapy process. Landreth stresses the importance of understanding the child's world and perspective, allowing play therapists to fully connect with them.
Summary: Now in its fifth edition, Caring for Patients from Different Cultures provides healthcare workers with a frame of reference for understanding cultural difference and sound alternatives for providing the best possible care to multicultural communities.
Summary: From zines you can fold in a minute to luxurious leather journals and sumptuous sketchbooks, How to Make Books will walk you through the easy basics of bookmaking. Whether you're a writer, a scrapbook maker, a political activist, or a postcard collector, let book artist Esther K. Smith be your guide as you discover your inner bookbinder.
Summary: This book explores more experimental binding and page treatment techniques, and has a comprehensive gallery of ideas outlining the skills and materials needed to apply techniques often reserved for professionals. --Publishers description.
Summary: This book provides students with an in-depth fundamental treatment of physical chemistry. At the same time, the treatment is made easy to follow by giving full step-by-step derivations, clear explanations and by avoiding advanced mathematics unfamiliar to students.
The innovative, systematic, and easy to understand Health Assessment in Nursing has already helped thousands of RN-seeking students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. This book provides students everything needed to master the knowledge and assessment skills needed for a successful nursing career.
Summary: This updated 4th Edition provides students with the essential information they need to care for women and their families, and also to assist them in making the right choices safely, intelligently, and with confidence.
Summary: Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11th Edition gives you a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing. This thoroughly revised text includes a more conversational writing style, an increased focus on nursing concepts and clinical trends, strong evidence-based content, and an essential pathophysiology review.
Summary: Tap into 150 unique case studies covering all four clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric nursing, all newly organized to facilitate a conceptual approach to teaching and learning. The 7th edition features an enhanced focus on interprofessional collaboration and QSEN, 20 all-new case studies, and updated content throughout.
Summary: We are experiencing extraordinary changes in healthcare in this new century; changes that call upon the most creative, analytical, and innovative skills available. While the world has the resources to reduce healthcare disparities and eliminate the differences in healthcare and health outcomes that exist between various population groups across the globe, accomplishing this is a long-term and complicated task.
Summary: Taking an active learning approach, this Ninth Edition emphasizes the symbiotic elements of leadership and management. All professional nurses today face limited resources and emerging technologies, and this book prepares students through up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of leadership and management concepts, ranging from managing conflict and working collaboratively to organizing patient care and staffing.
Summary: Pharmacology and the Nursing Process provides the most current and clinically relevant nursing pharmacology content in a visually appealing, understandable, and practical format. The accessible size, clear writing style, and full-color design are ideal for today's busy nursing student.
Summary: A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child during World War II, through his political career, including serving in congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed.
Call Number: Pura Belpre Award PZ7.1.H4943 Sal 2019
Publication Date: 2019-03-05
Summary: In order to heal after his mother's death, Sal learned how to meditate. But no one expected him to be able to take it further and 'relax' things into existence. Turns out he can reach into time and space to retrieve things from other universes.
Summary: It tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered: his childhood in the '60s, when he emigrated with his parents to a village in Valencia in search of prosperity, the first desire, his first adult love in the Madrid of the '80s, the pain of the breakup of that love while it was still alive and intense.
Summary: Elena tries to make a new life for herself after her mother leaves her alone, but she is drugged, seduced, and forced to work as a dancer/call girl in a nightclub. She soon rises to stardom as a dancer, but still plots revenge and escape.