The surprising origins and people behind the world's most influential magical tales: the people who told and re-shaped them, the landscapes that forged them, and the cultures that formed them and were in turn formed by them.
Making room - physically, emotionally, and financially - for an elderly parent can push families to their limits. This title helps readers deal with the far-reaching implications such a move can have on various aspects of a family's life. It offers readers the skills and strategies they need for an easy and harmonious transition.
Gives readers an overview of the major theorists and schools of sociological thought. In this title, key theories are integrated with biographical sketches of theorists, and are placed in their historical and intellectual context.
What's Wrong with Fat? examines the social implications of understanding fatness as a medical health risk, disease, and epidemic. Examining the ways in which debates over fatness have developed, Abigail Saguy argues that the obesity crisis literally makes us fat, intensifies negative body image, and justifies weight-based discrimination.