The Family

Author: Koen Matthijs,Ann van den Troost

Publisher: Leuven University Press

ISBN: 9789061869269

Category: Social Science

Page: 346

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After an academic career of 35 years, most of which as ordinary professor, Prof. Dr. Wilfried Dumon became professor emeritus at the end of September 1998. Together with a few others, he was present at the cradle of Leuven sociology in the middle of the 1960s. He participated in the construction of the necessary administrative, logistic, and academic structures as well as in the establishment of the research and educational domains in which Leuven sociology would specialize. Very soon there developed a unique sociological prespective that is known as the Leuven triangle: the integration of sociological theory, methodology, and social policy. Within this framework, the name of Wilfried Dumon is inextricably bound up with the sociology of the family, or more broadly, with the family sciences. Without doubt, he was the standard bearer of Flemish family sociology. Hundreds of students profited from his unusual - others would use much more colorful adjectives - form of teaching, in both form and content. He was directly or indirectly responsible for virtually all the courses in Leuven family sociology, also outside of his own Faculty. And those whose licentiate or doctoral thesis dealt with a theme that was in any way related to subjects like marriage, the family, or sexuality, were invariably confronted with his critical analysis and unique vocabulary. Wilfried Dumon also took on many policy positions such as editorial secretary or editor-in-chief of journals, director or manager of all sorts of institutions, and member, director or chairman of several commissions and associations. And all of this both nationally and internationally. Indeed, Wilfried Dumon had and has an extensive and tightly knit network of warm academic contacts the world over. On the occasion of his retirement, a liber amicorum has been compiled. With this initiative, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Department of Sociology, and the Section for the Sociology of the Family, the Population and Health Care wish to express deep appreciation and gratitude for an inspirer and standard bearer. More than 20 scholars wish to give an international salute to a highly valued colleague.

It's All Relative

Author: A. J. Jacobs

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476734496

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Culture and Medicine

Author: Rishi Goyal,Arden Hegele

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350248630

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 353

View: 6279


Charting shared advances across the emerging fields of medical humanities and health humanities, this book engages with the question of how biomedical knowledge is constructed, negotiated, and circulated as a cultural practice. The volume is composed of a series of pathbreaking inter-disciplinary essays that bring sociocultural habits of mind and modes of thought to the study of medicine, health and patients. These juxtapositions create new forms of knowledge, while emphasizing the vulnerability of human bodies, anti-essentialist approaches to biology, a sensitivity to language and rhetoric, and an attention to social justice. These essays dissect the ways that cultural practices define the limits of health and the body: from the body's place and trajectory in the world to how bodies relate to one another, from questions about ageing and sex to what counts as health and illness. Considering how these and other concepts are shaped by a negotiation between medico-scientific knowledge and ways of knowing derived from other domains, this book provides important new insights into how biomedical frameworks become settled forms for broader cultural understanding.

Logical Family

Author: Armistead Maupin

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062391232

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers."—Neil Gaiman "I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his genius turn at memoir is no less compelling. Logical Family is a must read."—Mary Karr In this long-awaited memoir, the beloved author of the bestselling Tales of the City series chronicles his odyssey from the old South to freewheeling San Francisco, and his evolution from curious youth to ground-breaking writer and gay rights pioneer. Born in the mid-twentieth century and raised in the heart of conservative North Carolina, Armistead Maupin lost his virginity to another man "on the very spot where the first shots of the Civil War were fired." Realizing that the South was too small for him, this son of a traditional lawyer packed his earthly belongings into his Opel GT (including a beloved portrait of a Confederate ancestor), and took to the road in search of adventure. It was a journey that would lead him from a homoerotic Navy initiation ceremony in the jungles of Vietnam to that strangest of strange lands: San Francisco in the early 1970s. Reflecting on the profound impact those closest to him have had on his life, Maupin shares his candid search for his "logical family," the people he could call his own. "Sooner or later, we have to venture beyond our biological family to find our logical one, the one that actually makes sense for us," he writes. "We have to, if we are to live without squandering our lives." From his loving relationship with his palm-reading Grannie who insisted Maupin was the reincarnation of her artistic bachelor cousin, Curtis, to an awkward conversation about girls with President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office, Maupin tells of the extraordinary individuals and situations that shaped him into one of the most influential writers of the last century. Maupin recalls his losses and life-changing experiences with humor and unflinching honesty, and brings to life flesh-and-blood characters as endearing and unforgettable as the vivid, fraught men and women who populate his enchanting novels. What emerges is an illuminating portrait of the man who depicted the liberation and evolution of America’s queer community over the last four decades with honesty and compassion—and inspired millions to claim their own lives. Logical Family includes black-and-white photographs.

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing, Third Edition

Author: Kathleen Tusaie, PhD, APRN-BC,Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826185347

Category: Medical

Page: 812

View: 7987


"This textbook is our go-to book, it is an excellent overview of advanced practice in psychiatric nursing. This is the text that we use in our seminar courses during clinical, and we also use it in our review for our ANCC boards. Our student’s scores were 92% this past year! We are very pleased with this textbook!" -Dr. Cheryl Zauderer, PhD, CNM, PMHNP-BC Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Co-Coordinator, PMHNP Program Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing Now in its third edition, this revised reference continues to serve as the only foundational resource for APRNs to incorporate a focus on integrative interventions with mental health issues across the lifespan. New chapters on Legal and Ethical Decision Making and LGBTQ+ Issues: Care of Sexual and Gender Minority Patients, and Increasing Resilience in Advanced Practice Mental Health Nurses, shed light on vital contemporary issues. This text offers expanded coverage on telehealth, population health, and the updated AACN Essentials. Additionally, the third edition provides 10 practical case studies illustrating specific syndromes as well as 2019 updates to the ANCC certification exam. It provides expanded instructor resources including a Test Bank and PowerPoints. Comprehensive and practical, this text is organized around commonly seen clinical constellations of psychiatric symptoms and covers neurobiology, theory, and research evidence along with pharmacological information relevant to each syndrome. It delivers an abundance of valuable interventions from which clinicians and clients can co-create the most effective, individualized interventions. Popular decision trees provide an algorithm to help students work through the process of evaluating and treating patients, and a lifespan focus prepares students for treating patients in all age groups. New to the Third Edition: New Chapters: Legal and Ethical Decision Making LGBTQ+ Issues: Care of Sexual and Gender Minority Patients Increasing Resilience in Advanced Practice Mental Health Nurses Includes 10 new case studies delivering practical information on specific syndromes Updated to reflect 2019 ANCC certification exam and 2020 AACN Essentials Key Features: Simplifies complex concepts using clear language while retaining depth of information Includes diverse treatment options, decision trees, easy-to-follow algorithms, and pertinent pharmacological data Edited by internationally acclaimed PMH-APRN practitioner/educators Contains "Aging Alerts" and "Pediatric Points" Reflects the DSM 5 and discusses genetic testing Expanded instructor resources include a Test Bank and PowerPoints

Introduction to Family Counseling

Author: Judy Esposito,Abbi Hattem

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506305075

Category: Social Science

Page: 369

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Introduction to Family Counseling: A Case Study Approach presents basic knowledge about family counseling and applies various theoretical models to a case example looking at one nuclear family, along with its extended family members, that readers follow throughout the text. Judy Esposito and Abbi Hattem’s multi-generational family is constructed from their experiences as professors and family therapists to exemplify the concepts and theories of family counseling. Beyond the theories of family counseling, students learn about the family life cycle and various tools for assessing families as well as the history of family counseling. Ethical issues relevant to family counseling are also included along with transcripts from hypothetical family counseling sessions throughout the book. In addition, the book focuses on working with diverse families and takes special care to emphasize multicultural issues.

Mastering Family Therapy

Author: Salvador Minuchin,Wai-Yung Lee,George M. Simon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471757721

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

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A master class in family therapy--now updated with an additional ten years' case experience Few people have had as profound an impact on the theory and practice of family therapy as Salvador Minuchin. As one commentator put it, "Memories of his classic sessions have become the standard against which therapists judge their own best work." This new edition of the classic, Mastering Family Therapy, offers beginners and experienced practitioners alike the opportunity to learn the art and science of family therapy under this pioneering clinician and teacher. In elegant clinical interplays, Minuchin, his colleagues Wai-Yung Lee and George Simon, and eight advanced students provide answers to such critical questions as: * What does it take to master the art of family therapy? * How do I create an effective personal style? * How can I become an instrument for growth for troubled families? This updated Second Edition features: * An overview and critique of new models of treatment in the field, especially evidence-based models of family treatment * New case material highlighting the impact of societal context on families * Minuchin's conceptualization of a four-step process of family assessment, including how history can impact current family functioning A new and thoroughly revised version of the classic text, Mastering Family Therapy, Second Edition is essential reading for all those who practice, study, or teach family therapy.

Living and Loving in Diversity

Author: Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 1743055951

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 372

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Sad and funny, sexy and sensitive, angry and insightful: the deeply personal stories in this book reflect a rainbow of experiences and emotions, as diverse as the storytellers themselves. Join chief editor Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli and the Australian LGBTIQ Multicultural Council for a journey of discovery through queer multicultural multifaith Australia, with more than sixty voices from across the spectrum of sexualities and genders, families and relationships. Annette Xiberras, lesbian Wurundjeri Elder with a Maltese father, provides a Welcome to Book and insights into her Indigenous-migrant family. Filmmakers Tony Ayres and Franco Di Chiera share their experiences telling stories from minority cultures on Australian screens, while Benjamin Law talks queer Asian-Australian identity, and making The Family Law for SBS. Broadcaster Faustina Agolley talks about being 'out' as a woman of colour, and Anton Enus tells us about coming out as a 'coloured' gay man in South Africa. Entertainer Paul Capsis reflects on doing Cabaret in the age of Trump while Asiel Adan talks about non-binary gender across the US border in Mexico. Meanwhile, Christos Tsiolkas imagines Ari, the protagonist of his iconic novel Loaded, now middle-aged, during a weekend of mass violence in distant Paris, while Patrick Abboud travels the world so he can come home. Alyena Mohummadally searches for reconciliation between her queer and Muslim identities and Tony Briffa shares a personal story of growing up with intersex variations and the rigidity of Western medicine. Contributors are Patrick Abboud, Doron Abramovici, Asiel Adan, Faustina Agolley, Mama Alto, Elvira Andreoli, Gavriel Ansara, Tony Ayres, Ayman Barbaresco, Jonathan Barnett, Michael Barnett, Roz Bellamy, Maria Bololia, Tony Briffa, Hinde Ena Burstin, Paul Capsis, Carolina, Paula Carpio, Shanton Chang, Joseph Carmel Chetcuti, Margherita Coppolino, Franco Di Chiera, Anton Enus, Cristian Cortes Garzon, Sally Goldner, Carl Gopalkrishnan, Anne Harris, Dino Hodge - Konstantino Hadjikakou, Peggy Iu, Rida Khan, Azja Kulpinska, Benjamin Law, Anthony Lekkas, Mei Tze Ling, Lian Low, Alan Maurice, Adam Messede, Jack Migdalek, Alyena Mohummadally, Tony Mordini, Nonno and Aroosa, Olivia Noto, Benjamin Oh, Gary Paramanathan, Vic Perri, Corey Rabaut, Raven, Adam Ridwan, Naya Rizwan, Wil Roach, Omar Sakr, Michael Schembri, Budi Sudarto, Reem Sweid, Judy Tang, Christos Tsiolkas, John Tzimas, Paul Venzo, Sim Victor, Annette Xiberras, Nevo Zisin

A Christian Theology of Marriage and Family

Author: Julie Hanlon Rubio

Publisher: Paulist Press

ISBN: 9780809141180

Category: Religion

Page: 260

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What are Christian families called to be and do in contemporary society? Weaving together theology, social science, and her experience as a wife and mother, Julie Hanlon Rubio answers this provocative and timely question. She explores the marriage liturgy, the New Testament and Christian tradition and then reflects on the ways Christian husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, and children can live out their vocations in changing times. She concludes with chapters on divorce and the mission of the family. Relevant, academically oriented yet popularly written, and filling a need by its attention to family issues, this book will make an ideal text for courses in: --marriage. --family ethics. --social justice. --Christian ethics. +

The Ideal Family 101

Author: Mary Ella Throener

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1664188886

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 248

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Family life is what makes a great world! What educational courses do we have on this? Do we have a family course in every grade level at school? How many papers do the young write on this topic? How important is family? The value of life itself is reflected in family life and church life and the world. So how high should our expectations of family life be? What action plans can we make and do? When we have plans, we also have a purpose. When the love of family life is at the heart and soul of every boy/man and every girl/woman, beginning at conception and continuing on through every minute of every day, violence will fade as something that is not good. It will be replaced with gratitude for our own lives and the life of every other human being! What can we do and promote to help make this happen? Do we invite grandpas and/or grandmas to our schools and churches to talk about how great it is to be grandpas and grandmas (or great-grandpas and great-grandmas)? Do we ask them to talk about what good things they did to make their family life good and/or what they could have done better and want to teach/tell the younger people? Wouldn’t it be great if the love for family life was so highly valued and if peace and the unity of families would be the future for the next generations? Who is the ideal family? The ideal family reflects God’s love to the world! God’s love is one that sacrifices, one that has empathy for others, one that has performed miracles. It is so good to have plans in a family. An example that became humorous many years later in our family was that our fifth daughter never mowed the lawn, and we were all so busy, we didn’t notice it until she was an adult! So it is good to make sure we have plans and purpose to our family life. Life is too short for us to be just floating along. This is a good memory to laugh about because we do live in a world that is not perfect. This is earth, not heaven. People and human families may have opinions, they may have perspectives, and they may be giving their all to do good for others. This is a good kind of family life!