Juvenile Nonfiction

The Book of Virtues for Young People

Author: William J. Bennett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 384

View: 872

Stories from the best-selling Book of Virtues target a younger audience and include material from O. Henry, Tolstoy, and Guy de Maupassant, along with tales from Aesop, poetry from Emily Dickinson, and many other selections.
Family & Relationships

The Book of Virtues

Author: William J. Bennett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 832

View: 386

Fables, folklore, fiction, drama, and other works by such authors as Aesop, Dickens, Tolstoy, Shakespeare, and Baldwin are presented to teach virtues including compassion, courage, honesty, friendship, and faith.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Book of Virtues for Boys and Girls

Author: William J. Bennett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 202

View: 137

Well-known works by such authors as Aesop, Dickens, Tolstoy, Shakespeare, and Baldwin are presented to teach virtues, including compassion, courage, honesty, friendship, and faith.
Family & Relationships

Children's Book of Virtues

Author: William J. Bennett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 111

View: 419

A collection of stories and poems presented to teach virtues, including compassion, courage, honesty, friendship, and faith.
Literary Criticism

Raising Your Kids Right

Author: Michelle Ann Abate

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 239

View: 517

Michelle Ann Abate examines a variety of texts that offer information, ideology, and even instructions on how to raise kids right, not just figuratively, but politically. Highlighting the works of William Bennett, Lynne Cheney, Bill O'Reilly, and others, she brings together such diverse fields as cultural studies, literary criticism, political science, childhood studies, brand marketing, and the cult of celebrity. --from publisher description.
Fiction

Great Lessons in Virtue and Character

Author: William Kilpatrick

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

View: 455

Provides excerpts from such children's classics as Old Yeller, The Yearling, and Black Beauty, in a treasury that illustrates the virtues of courage, compassion, responsibility, loyalty, perseverance, self-sacrifice, self-discipline, honesty, and faith.
Psychology

Handbook of Moral Development

Author: Melanie Killen

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 816

View: 521

The psychological study of moral development has expanded greatly, both in terms of the diversity of theoretical perspectives that are represented in the field, as well as in the range of topics that have been studied. This Handbook of Moral Development represents the diversity and multidisciplinary influences on current theorizing about the psychological study of moral development and the range and broad scope of topics being considered by scholars in the field.
Medical

Handbook of Geriatric Care Management

Author: Cathy Jo Cress

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 347

This cutting-edge book on geriatric care management is designed to meet a growing area that spans across the continuum of health care, and is the essential reference for the geriatric care management profession. It gives health care delivery systems, private and public health care practitioners, business people, and schools of nursing, social work, and related health care fields the definitive book on geriatric care management. Handbook of Geriatric Care Management defines the work of the geriatric care manager. It offers an overview of what geriatric care management is, defines duties and procedures, and specifies the organizations that use a geriatric care manager. It provides guidelines for setting up a geriatric care management practice independently or as part of a larger health care delivery system or business, and contains key elements for marketing the practice. Several case studies are included.
Social Science

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 1622

View: 232

This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area
Medical

Handbook of Geriatric Care Management

Author: Cathy Cress

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 444

View: 491

This book is a reference which addresses the many settings that geriatric care managers find themselves in, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, and assisted living and rehabilitation facilities. It also includes case studies and sample forms.