By Richard P. Saller
The determine of the Roman father has ordinarily supplied the development of patriarchy in eu suggestion. This publication exhibits how the social realities and cultural representations diverged from this paradigm. Demographic research and laptop simulation show that earlier than maturity such a lot Romans misplaced their fathers by way of loss of life. shut studying of Latin texts finds Roman fathers as dedicated and loving and never harsh exploitative masters of slaves. The demographic and cultural contexts deepen our realizing of the way the patrimony was once transmitted.
By Penny Rawson
Grief touches each person people in the course of our lives and all of us fight to discover how one can take care of it. "Grappling with Grief" appears to be like at alternative ways of dealing with a lack of any type -- the loss of life of a companion, guardian, pal, the lack of a role, the lack of an unborn child. the writer attracts examples from her adventure as a psychotherapist and counsellor and gives the readers the opportunity to profit approximately other ways of grieving, in addition to lead them to see that they're now not by myself of their grief. The language is freed from jargon and the publication manages to take on this tough topic with the glory it merits. the writer additionally bargains useful details at the "symptoms" of individuals confronted with loss, her view at the varied cycles of grief in addition to recommendation to humans with regards to a grieving person."The components I intend to hide aren't an exhaustive examine grieving and mourning yet extra a few reflections drawn from a few thirty years of operating as a therapist in a couple of assorted settings. I intend to percentage with you the various classes that i've got discovered from being along others of their grief and certainly being with myself in my very own. In so doing i am hoping that it will probably shed a bit knowing on what can be occurring to you as you grapple with grief. i don't declare that my observations have the rigor of educational learn, they're yet musings knowledgeable through years of perform, a lot education and reflection." -- From the advent
By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Population, W. Henry Mosley, Marjorie A. Koblinsky, Holly E. Reed
In 1997 the committee released Reproductive healthiness in constructing nations: increasing Dimensions, construction suggestions, a record that advised activities to enhance reproductive well-being for girls world wide. As a keep on with- on job, the committee proposed an research into the social and fiscal outcomes of maternal morbidity and mortality. With investment from the William and plant life Hewlett starting place, the Andrew W. Mellon beginning, and the U.S. corporation for foreign improvement, the committee prepared a workshop in this subject in Washington, DC, on October 19-20, 1998.
The results of Maternal Morbidity and Maternal Mortality assesses the medical wisdom concerning the results of maternal morbidity and mortality and discusses key findings from contemporary examine. even though the present learn in this subject is scarce, the record drew on related literature at the outcomes of grownup affliction and demise, specifically the transforming into literature at the socioeconomic outcomes of AIDS, to examine strength effects from maternal incapacity and death.
By Deborah Weymont, Tina Rae
This e-book presents a very good source for secondary faculties for use in aiding youngsters dealing with grief, loss and death'- academic Psychology in perform. This ebook presents scholars elderly eleven to 18 with a chance to contemplate the results of grief, loss, and loss of life; increase the facility to speak about, recognize and deal with the emotions linked to the grieving approach; and continue mental future health and resilience. Teacher//facilitator notes, copiable actions and all assets are supplied for the ten classes, which might be brought to both the full category or to smaller. Read more...
By Jennifer L. Hollis
Reflecting at the author's stories as a music-thanatologist, Jennifer Hollis's track on the finish of existence: Easing the discomfort and getting ready the Passage is an enlightening and emotional exam of the ways that the adventure of loss of life could be reworked with music.Music on the finish of lifestyles highlights the original function song has come to play in hospice and palliative medication. Jennifer Hollis interweaves narrative memoir, the non-public stories of fellow music-thanatologists and caregivers, and large study to illustrate the transformative strength of tune whilst curing is not any longer an alternative. via tale after unforgettable tale, Hollis deals a brand new imaginative and prescient of end-of-life care, during which song creates a stunning house for the paintings of letting move, grieving, and announcing so long.
By Jay Dix
"Investigation of street site visitors Fatalities: An Atlas covers the problems that face medical experts and coroners in settling on the character and quantity of RTF accidents in addition to the reason, demeanour and conditions of loss of life. additionally excellent for medicolegal dying research and legislations enforcement team of workers who paintings with medical experts and coroners in the course of RTF investigations, this Atlas covers every thing from "typical road site visitors fatality accidents" to "injuries as a result of safety/restraint units" and "autopsy and toxicology testing."" "For a person concerned about RTF probes, research on street site visitors Fatalities: An Atlas is vital reading."--BOOK JACKET. Read more...
By Peter Wolfe
By David Ansell M.D., Quentin Young
The Chicago sunlight Times, December 26, 2011
" Must learn publication of 2012: Public Hospital's unhappy Tale"
Make it the final booklet you learn in 2011 or your first of 2012 yet no matter what you do. do not fail to spot County:Life, dying and Poilitics at Chicago's Public Hospital... Esther Cepeda
By Alan D. Wolfelt
Explaining the real distinction among grief and mourning, this publication explores each mourner's have to recognize dying and embody the soreness of loss. additionally explored are the numerous elements that make each one person's grief distinct and the various common innovations and emotions mourners may have. Questions of spirituality and faith are addressed besides. The rights of mourners to be compassionate with themselves, to lean on others for aid, and to belief of their skill to heal are upheld. Journaling sections inspire mourners to articulate their precise options and emotions.
By Marilyn E. Gootman Ed.D.