Prevention, Early Detection and Management
Colorectal cancer is one of the major malignancies affecting westernized societies, both in terms of incidence and as a cause of mortality: it is, however, a preventable and a detectable disease. Although most countries do not actively promote preventive policies for their general population, this...
Published August 26th 2003 by CRC Press
This book provides an overview of recent government initiatives in the field of crime and punishment, reviewing both the policies themselves, the perceived problems and issues they seek to address, and the broader social and political context in which this is taking place. The underlying theme of...
Published June 30th 2003 by Willan
The importance and value of music in the care and education of very young children is increasingly recognised. This book looks closely at early musical development and how this translates into ways of supporting the musical activity of babies, toddlers and young children, keeping in mind the...
Published June 25th 2003 by Routledge
Teaching, Violence, Selling To Children, 2nd Edition
Series: Routledge Communication Series
This collection offers original, state-of-the-art contributions from leading authorities in children's televisual media. International researchers from communication and psychology provide readers with ready access to current televisual research, trends, and policymaking/political climate issues...
Published May 31st 2003 by Routledge
What is the meaning of life? In the post-modern, post-religious scientific world, this question is becoming a preoccupation. But it also has a long history: many major figures in philosophy had something to say on the subject, as Julian Young so vividly illustrates in this thought-provoking book....
Published May 21st 2003 by Routledge
Series: IRA's Literacy Studies Series
Until now, there has been no systematic analysis or review of the research on gender and literacy. With all the media attention and research surveys surrounding gender bias and the inequities that continue to flourish in education, a synthesis of the research studies was needed to raise awareness...
Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge
While usually not life threatening, headaches can be debilitating. And they are often a symptom more serious conditions. With pictures obtained from PET, CT, MRI, and other modern imaging techniques An Atlas of Headache presents full color illustrations and a clinician's review on the diagnosis and...
Published June 25th 2002 by CRC Press
This book offers a practical step-by-step guidance to deal effectively with the problem of bullying. It inspires positive action to reduce the incidence of bullying. It offers appropriate measures to be taken when bullying occurs, plus supporting the bullied, the bully and bystanders....
Published May 31st 2002 by David Fulton Publishers
Zen Buddhism and Psychotherapy
Buddhism first came to the West many centuries ago through the Greeks, who also influenced some of the culture and practices of Indian Buddhism. As Buddhism has spread beyond India, it has always been affected by the indigenous traditions of its new homes. When Buddhism appeared in America and...
Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge