Description : Supported by the Common Core State Standards, the 30+ strategies in this book include pre-writing planning, peer conferencing, modeling effective revision, and using technology.
Description : This edited volume presents research about life in prison for women, discussing both incarcerated women and those working in prisons. It addresses women’s paths through the criminal justice system from sentencing through post-incarceration and reintegration into society, highlighting the differences in women's experience of prison compared to their male counterparts and noting both the positive and negative changes implemented for women behind bars. Covering research on stigma, pop culture, motherhood, sexuality and gender, access to healthcare, vocational training, and educational opportunities, this text takes both a local and international view. Women and Prison is a comprehensive volume suitable for criminal justice researchers, mental health professionals, students of criminology, women's studies, sociology and those seeking a career in corrections.
Description : Women Lifers brings to light the pressing need for gender-responsive policies in correctional systems in the United States by tracing women’s lives before, during, and following a life sentence.
Description : In 1940s Philadelphia, a childless black couple, Herbie and Noon, are blessed with daughters when on two separate occasions children are left on their doorstep. A tale of a close-knit community where "brown faces laughed for real, not the mannered tee-hees of the workday, but booming laughs." A first novel.
Description : Award-winning author Iona Grey's next unforgettable historical about true love found and lost and the secrets we keep from one another Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing. Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying on just the right side of scandal, all while running from the life her parents would choose for her. Lawrence Weston is a penniless painter who stumbles into Selina's orbit one night and can never let her go even while knowing someone of her stature could never end up with someone of his. Except Selina falls hard for Lawrence, envisioning a life of true happiness. But when tragedy strikes, Selina finds herself choosing what's safe over what's right. Spanning two decades and a seismic shift in British history as World War II approaches, Iona Grey's The Glittering Hour is an epic novel of passion, heartache and loss. "An absorbing tale of love, loss, and the ties that bind... A sweeping historical saga that captures the desires and dilemmas of the heart." — Booklist
Description : A sweeping, classic romance about the ties that bind us together-and the promises that can break us apart ... Some friends are more like family...and that's exactly how Cara Martin feels about Ryan Langston. He stood by her side through the most difficult time of her life and there's nothing she won't do for him, even now after his death. But inheriting Ryan's share of his family's ranch in west Texas and living there for a year? Cara doesn't understand what he was thinking. Still, she cannot, will not deny Ryan's last request...even if it means sharing a roof with his brooding, arrogant older brother. Jeth Langston doesn't trust Cara as far as he can throw her. Jeth is certain she prevented his baby brother from spending his last days at home. And he'll be damned if he lets this stranger take over the Langston family legacy too. Whatever the cost, he's determined to drive this beautiful outsider away-no matter how intriguing he finds her. But as the days grow longer and sunshine sweeps across the plains, Cara can't help but fall for the untamed land-and the man whose passion for it captures her, heart and soul. Can their love bloom wild and free on this Texas ranch?
Description : For courses in Marriage and Family, Sociology of Family, and Family Studies/Relationships in departments of Sociology, Family Studies, Psychology, and Women's Studies. This best-selling, full-color text introduces students to the study of contemporary marriages and families by examining the changing American family and exploring their choices and constraints. This approach, combined with the most current research and practical guidelines, encourages students to join the effort to resolve some of the crucial issues confronting 21st century families.
Description : The only book that integrates all important small group topics into a single comprehensive conceptual model, this text pioneered the systems approach for the group communication course. Each chapter begins with a brief preview, followed by a glossary of terms and a real life case study; the chapter text material is followed by several experiential exercises for skill development and two original readings. The new edition has been extensively updated and revised, with new information on virtual teams and streamlined exercises at the end of each chapter.
Description : This 125 chapter, page turner accurately diagnoses and proffers fail-proof prayers for breakthroughs in diverse, challenging life-situations; ranging from Prayers for Spiritual growth, Profitable sales, Divine favour, Marital breakthroughs, Salvation of loved ones, Victory in Court, Success in Exams, Career Breakthroughs, Victory over Nightmares, Success in Ministry, Breaking Curses, Divine Healing leading to Divine health guarantees, Deliverance from satanic attacks and many more. Prayer Rain provides a way out for all those wallowing helplessly under satanic harassment. Knowing what to do and, and doing it right could make a difference between who sinks or swims in the river of life. Prayer Rain is a spiritual life-jacket. Endeavour to own your own copy! Christian Prayer Manual. Spiritual Warfare Manual. Prayer for Deliverance. Gethsemanic Prayer Model. Kingdom Prayer Style. Apostolic Decrees. Prayer Points.