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The Development of Language (9th Edition) Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 013441201X.    Featuring a multi-disciplinary approach–and chapters written by outstanding scholars known for their expertise in the areas they discuss–The Development of Language focuses on language acquisition throughout the lifespan, with new coverage of linguistic achievements in the first year of life and throug…

Health Action Zones: Partnerships for Health EquityHealth Action Zones (HAZ) were one of the earliest and most prominent area-based initiatives launched by the New Labour government in England soon after it came to power in 1997. Written by members of the team undertaking the national evaluation of HAZ, this book examines the initiative’s development and impact from a variety of perspectives. It outlines important features of the social, policy and evaluative environment within which HAZ were established and discusses enduring themes such as b…

Health and Community Design: The Impact Of The Built Environment On Physical ActivityHealth and Community Design is a comprehensive examination of how the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity, drawing together insights from a range of research on the relationships between urban form and public health. It provides important information about the factors that influence decisions about physical activity and modes of travel, and about how land use patterns can be changed to help overcome barriers to physical activity. Chapters examine:• the historical rela…

Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global HealthAuthored by Amanda Glassman and Miriam Temin with the Millions Saved Team and Advisory Group, Millions Saved: News Cases of Proven Success in Global Health, shows what works—and what doesn’t—in global health.In a foreword to the book, Bill Gates says, “I encourage global health experts, policymakers, funders, and anyone else interested in helping create a better world to read Millions Saved. I am confident you will come away with a clearer sense of what the world has learned about fighting …

A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of HealthThe World Health Organization defines the social determinants of health as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider set of forces and systems shaping the conditions of daily life.†These forces and systems include economic policies, development agendas, cultural and social norms, social policies, and political systems. In an era of pronounced human migration, changing demographics, and growing financial gaps between rich and poor, a fundamental…

Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings (5th Edition) (Merrill Counseling) Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyLab™ Counseling with Pearson eText. To order MyLab Counseling with Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134386779.   Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for MyLab may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.   For courses …

Adult Development and Aging (B&B Psychology)Adult Development and Aging offers professors and students a clear, comprehensive and current account of the salient issues and concerns that dominate the field of adult development. Hoyer and Roodin employ an interdisciplinary, process oriented perspective to show students the past, present, and future of our understanding and research in adult development. In this thoroughly-revised new edition, Hoyer and Roodin continue to provide cutting edge material in an accessible manner for undergra…

Critical Approaches to Care: Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures (Relationships and Resources)What does ‘care’ mean in contemporary society? How are caring relationships practised in different contexts? What resources do individuals and collectives draw upon in order to care for, care with and care about themselves and others? How do such relationships and practices relate to broader social processes? Care shapes people’s everyday lives and relationships and caring relations and practices influence the economies of different societies. This interdisciplinary book takes a nuanced a…

System Assurance: Beyond Detecting Vulnerabilities (The MK/OMG Press)System Assurance teaches students how to use Object Management Group’s (OMG) expertise and unique standards to obtain accurate knowledge about existing software and compose objective metrics for system assurance. OMG’s Assurance Ecosystem provides a common framework for discovering, integrating, analyzing, and distributing facts about existing enterprise software. Its foundation is the standard protocol for exchanging system facts, defined as the OMG Knowledge Discovery Metamodel (KDM). In a…

Language Development From Theory to Practice (3rd Edition) Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134412087.     Language Development From Theory to Practice provides a survey of key topics in language development, including research methods, theoretical perspectives, and major language milestones from birth to adolescence and beyond, and language diversity and language disorders. Each chapter bridges language dev…