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Introduction to Early Childhood Education and care : an intercultural perspective: This this book examines the concepts, approaches, and strategies that every early childhood educator needs to know to provide sensitive, culturally responsive care for children and their families.

Is everyone really equal? : an introduction to key concepts in social justice education: Based on the authors’ extensive experience in a range of settings in the United States and Canada, the book addresses the most common stumbling blocks to understanding social justice. This comprehensive resource includes new features such as a chapter on intersectionality and classism; discussion of contemporary activism (Black Lives Matter, Occupy, and Idle No More); material on White Settler societies and colonialism; pedagogical supports related to “common social patterns” and “vocabulary to practice using”; and extensive updates throughout.

Medical-surgical nursing in Canada : assessment and management of clinical problems: Explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, evidence-informed practice, and patient safety. A variety of boxes and tables, in addition to an accessible writing style, make it easy to comprehend both essential information and the most complex concepts. Best of all, a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.

Miniature guide to critical concepts and tools: This powerful book introduces core critical thinking concepts and principles as an empowering problem-solving framework for every profession, course of study, and indeed every area of life.

Mosby's dictionary of medicine, nursing & health professions.: This one-stop reference includes detailed entries that help you communicate more effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, it is an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike.

No-nonsense guide to Indigenous peoples: Since the first edition of the No-Nonsense Guide to Indigenous Peoples was published in 2003, much has changed. The United Nations General Assembly has adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous rights have become an increasingly important subject in international law, with Bolivia's first Indigenous president, Evo Morales, arguing on the international stage from an Indigenous perspective, and introducing policies benefiting Indigenous communities through land reforms and redistribution of wealth. Moreover, there has been a surge in Indigenous activism and advocacy, with the growth of a global Indigenous rights industry, the effects of which are not always positive. This updated edition reflects the changing context and examines the developments as well as the tensions and contradictions, and includes as many direct voices as possible.

Not under my roof : parents, teens and the culture of sex: In the Netherlands, where teenage pregnancies are far less frequent than in the United States, parents aim above all for family cohesiveness, often permitting young couples to sleep together and providing them with contraceptives. Drawing on extensive interviews with parents and teens, Not Under My Roof offers an unprecedented, intimate account of the different ways that girls and boys in both countries negotiate love, lust, and growing up.

Optimize : how to attract and engage more customers by integrating SEO, social media, and content marketing: Attract, engage, and inspire your customers with an "Optimize and Socialize" content marketing strategy. Optimize is designed to give readers a practical approach to integrating search and social media optimization with content marketing to boost relevance, visibility, and customer engagement

Physical agents : theory and practice: Develop the clinical decision-making skills you need to be a successful PTA. This easy-to-follow approach helps you learn how to successfully relate thermal, mechanical, and electrical modalities with specific therapeutic goals while understanding all of the physiologic ramifications

Risk Management: The subject of the book is company-wide risk management based on the Value at Risk concept. This includes quantitative and qualitative risk measurement, risk analysis based on the RoRaC and various management tools for risk control.

Tapestry of Relational Child and Youth Care Competencies: This book reviews the Child and Youth Care core competencies for the developing and professional Child and Youth Care Practitioner as published by the National Child and Youth Care Certification Board. Each competency is explained by the authors and includes case examples.

Therapeutic Recreation Practice : A Strengths Approach: "Therapeutic Recreation Practice: A Strengths Approach formalizes and applies the concepts and empirical research arising from positive science to the practice of therapeutic recreation. Students, as well as practitioners, who immerse themselves in this book will be on the cutting edge of positive change in the articulation and delivery of therapeutic recreation services"--page xix of foreword

Therapeutic Recreation Program Design Guide : Principles and Procedures: Therapeutic Recreation Program Design uses the most up-to-date information, practical examples, and study tools to help you learn how to synthesize different elements of therapeutic recreation into one cohesive program.

Understanding anatomy & physiology : a visual, auditory, interactive approach: Tackle a tough subject in bite-sized pieces. A seemingly huge volume of information is organized into manageable sections to make complex concepts easy to understand and remember. You begin with an overview of the body, including its chemical and cellular structures, then progress to one-of-a-kind portrayals of each body system, grouped by function.

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