Competing Devotions: Career and Family among Women by Mary Blair-Loy

By Mary Blair-Loy

The wrenching choice dealing with profitable girls picking among challenging careers and extensive relatives lives has been the topic of many articles and books, such a lot of which suggest thoughts for resolving the predicament. Competing Devotions specializes in broader social and cultural forces that create women's identities and form their figuring out of what makes lifestyles worthy dwelling. Mary Blair-Loy examines the profession paths of ladies monetary executives who've attempted numerous ways to balancing occupation and relatives. the pro point those girls have attained calls for a major dedication of time, strength, and emotion that turns out traditional to employers and consumers, who think occupation merits single-minded allegiance. in the meantime, those girls needs to confront the cultural version of relations that defines marriage and motherhood as a woman's fundamental vocation. This perfect can provide ladies creativity, intimacy, and fiscal balance in taking care of a relations. It defines kids as fragile and assumes that males lack the selflessness and persistence that kid's basic caregivers want. This excellent is taken with no consideration in a lot of latest society. the facility of those assumptions is gigantic yet no longer absolute. Competing Devotions identifies girls executives who try and reshape those rules. those mavericks, who face nice resistance yet are aided via new ideological and fabric assets that include historic switch, may perhaps ultimately redefine either the and the capitalist company in ways in which decrease work-family clash.

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Woman: Her Sex and Love Life by William J. (William Josephus) Robinson

By William J. (William Josephus) Robinson

This scarce antiquarian e-book is a facsimile reprint of the unique. as a result of its age, it will probably include imperfections equivalent to marks, notations, marginalia and fallacious pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally vital, we've got made it to be had as a part of our dedication for safeguarding, keeping, and selling the world's literature in cheap, top of the range, smooth versions which are precise to the unique paintings. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Mindfulness and acceptance in couple and family therapy by Diane R. Gehart

By Diane R. Gehart

This publication stories the study and philosophical foundations for utilizing mindfulness, reputation, and Buddhist psychology in couple and family members remedy. It additionally presents a close and functional strategy for placing those principles into motion within the remedy room, together with a aware method of healing relationships, case conceptualization, remedy making plans, instructing meditation, and intervention.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Marriage by Hilary Rich

By Hilary Rich

The whole Idiot's Guide(r) to the suitable Marriage, moment Edition is a wonderful source for married undefined, no matter if newlyweds or celebrating their bronze anniversary and past, on how one can hold a wedding operating, fix any damages, increase the energy in their courting, and extra, introduced up to date for the twenty first century. the recent version includes extra chapters on spirituality and partnership, how being a extra giving individual in different parts -- volunteering, assisting others, and becoming a member of in group actions -- can boost a wedding, making plans forward, studying tips to deal with capability problems prior to they ensue, and agenda mystery getaways and ''dates'' that retain a wedding exciting.

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Mit mehr Selbst zum stabilen ICH!: Resilienz als Basis der by Albert Wunsch

By Albert Wunsch

Wer hat ihn nicht, den Traum vom mühelosen, zufriedenen und erfolgreichen Leben? Aber immer aufs Neue wird ganz ernüchternd deutlich: Träumen alleine hilft nicht! Denn um einen anerkannten Platz im jeweiligen Lebensumfeld zu erhalten, ist Wollen und Können, kurz zielgerichtetes Handeln erforderlich.

Dreh- und Angelpunkt ist dabei die Resilienz, d.h. Ich-Stärke bzw. die Widerstandsfähigkeit gegenüber den Widrigkeiten des Lebens. Denn diese entscheiden darüber, ob wir unsere eigenen Talente nutzen oder nicht. Auch reagieren widerstandfähige Menschen gelassener auf Alltagsstörungen und geraten nicht ständig in Ärger oder Konflikte, frei nach der Devise: ‚Was stört’s den Mond, wenn ihn ein Hund anbellt’!

Zielsetzung dieses Lebenspraxis-Buches ist es, die verschiedenen Facetten und Faktoren der Resilienz zu beleuchten. In anschaulich lockerem, allgemeinverständlichem Stil bringt der Bestsellerautor die Inhalte informativ und praxisnah auf den Punkt. Herausgestellte Kernsätze sollen ein ‚Querlesen’ ermöglichen und neugierig machen. Ein Quellennachweis von Zitaten plus Literaturliste und Stichwortverzeichnis bietet für Fachkräfte und andere recherchierende Interessiertewertvolle Zusatzinfos.​​

​​Obwohl das Buch nicht als Ratgeber gedacht ist, steht doch klar die Entdeckung der eigenen - vielleicht schlummernden - Fähigkeiten im Zentrum, um so für den Leser zur Ermutigung für das Leben in Beruf, Partnerschaft, Familie, Freundschaft und Freizeit beizutragen. Der Leser bekommt eine Anleitung, wie guy den eigenen "Resilienz-Faktor Ich" weiter entwickeln und voll zur Geltung bringen kann. Dazu gibt es viele komprimierte Informationen, Selbsteinschätzungsaufgaben, Praxis-Übungen und Umsetzungsbeispiele, die in einer sehr lebensnahen und leichten Sprache die notwendigen Informationen und Starthilfe geben. So verbirgt sich in dem Werk ein grosses power, dem Leser neben der info zum Thema Resilienz zu mehr Zufriedenheit und Lebensqualität zu verhelfen. ​

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The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages by Jessi Streib

By Jessi Streib

In an period during which type divisions have gotten starker than ever, a few people are deciding on to marry throughout class.The strength of the Past lines the lives of a subset of those contributors - highly-educated adults who married a accomplice raised in a category various from their very own, essentially among these from blue- and white-color backgrounds. Drawing upon special interviews with spouses who published the interior workings in their marriages, Jessi Streib indicates that crossing type strains isn't effortless, and that even if those shared financial institution money owed, mortgages, youngsters, and buddies, every one wife was once nonetheless formed through the category in their previous, and for that reason, so used to be their marriage.

Streib unearths what was once hardly obvious to the husbands and other halves she interviewed. the category in their previous didn't in simple terms subject in selecting the amount of cash that they had as kids or what activity their mom and dad went off to every morning; It additionally mattered in additional sophisticated methods, through systematically shaping their rules of the way to head approximately their day-by-day lives. Upwardly cellular spouses who grew up in blue-collar households discovered to take a laissez-faire method of the realm round them: they most well-liked to compliment the circulate, utilize the instant, and stay away from self-imposed constraints. Their spouses, who grew up in expert white-collar households, besides the fact that, desired to deal with the realm round them: they prepared, deliberate, monitored, and oversaw. residing with a wife who was once born right into a varied classification capacity navigating those adjustments - ameliorations that seemed throughout approximately each element in their lives, from how they deal with their funds, to how they deal with their time - either at domestic and on holiday - to rules approximately how their youngsters can be raised.

The energy of the Past illustrates that after everyone is raised in several sessions, merged lives don't result in merged rules approximately easy methods to lead these lives. contributors can come jointly throughout category strains, yet their enduring category features can't be left at the back of.

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Asian Cross-border Marriage Migration: Demographic Patterns by Melody Chia-Wen Lu, Yang Wen-shan

By Melody Chia-Wen Lu, Yang Wen-shan

Regardless of energetic scholarly curiosity within the phenomenon of cross-border marriage migration among Southeast and East Asia—a majority of which marriages are among males from wealthier areas and girls from areas which are much less economically developed—we comprehend little or no approximately who those ladies are and why they decide to marry and migrate. This quantity offers an summary of the demographic styles and social concerns relating to cross-border marriage some time past 20 years, in addition to case experiences that think of the dwelling reports and techniques of cross-border households within the host societies, sending groups, and transnational networks of countries like Japan, South, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. 

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