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By Edward Lazarus. 1998
The author, a Supreme Court law clerk to Justice Harry Blackmun in 1988-89, recounts the methods and procedures the justices… use in arriving at a decision. Now a federal prosecutor, Lazarus contends that politics has taken the place of debate and compromise. He analyzes court cases to illustrate his concerns. 1998.
By David Lambert, Margaret Doyle. 1996
This is an up-to-date straightforward guide designed to help teenagers understand and cope responsibly with the physical and emotional changes… of emerging adulthood. The book includes chapters on periods, sexual attraction, making love, safe sex, sex and the disabled and sex and the laws. Junior and Senior High . 1996.
By Elizabeth Noble. 1983
By Mary Ann Glendon. 2001
Discusses Mrs. Roosevelt's role in the development of the first document to define worldwide human rights. Describes her chairmanship of… the drafting committee and her diplomacy to ensure the Declaration's ratification in 1948. Quotes diaries, letters, and memoirs of the committee members to explain how consensus was reached. c2001.
By Karen Gravelle, Jennifer Gravelle. 1997
Karen Gravelle and her 15-year-old niece, Jennifer, look at physical, emotional and social changes, as well as other issues associated… with menstruation. The book seeks to ease the confusion many teenage girls might feel, and celebrates the new sense of maturity their period can bring.
By Vicki Iovine. 1995
A guide for the expectant mother, containing practical tips and humorous tales on anything pregnant. Vicki Iovine discusses what really… happens to your body, common fears and paranoia, the pregnancy experts, how to have sex during pregnancy, and looking and feeling your best. 1995.
By Danièle Delisle. 1992
By Danièle Delisle. 1992
By Roland Cachelou. 2008
"Pilule, patch, implant, nouveaux stérilets, anneau vaginal... de nouvelles méthodes contraceptives ont récemment vu le jour. Que faut-il en penser… ? Comment se repérer face à cette diversité ? Permettre à chacune (et à chacun) de choisir la bonne contraception en toute connaissance de cause, tel est l'objectif de ce livre. Les avantages et inconvénients de chaque moyen contraceptif, les contre-indications, les effets secondaires... sont tour à tour présentés. Est-il préférable de choisir une contraception médicale ou non médicale ? Quelle contraception adopter si l'on fume ? Que faire en cas d'oubli de la pilule ? Quelle est l'efficacité de la pilule du lendemain ? Quels sont les recours en cas de grossesse non désirée ? Comment se protéger contre les infections sexuellement transmissibles ? Quelle contraception privilégier pendant les vacances ? Ce livre répond à toutes ces interrogations, mais aussi aux multiples questions que peuvent se poser hommes et femmes sur leur sexualité tout au long de leur vie. Un ouvrage clair et accessible, qui dresse un panorama complet et actuel de toutes les questions touchant à la contraception et à la sexualité". -- 4e de couv.
By Francine Marceau, Clément Marquis. 1990
This volume examines the mystery behind Florence Deeks' 1925 lawsuit, which claimed that H. G. Wells plagiarized her manuscript in… the writing of his international best-seller The Outline of History. In this exploration, McKillop introduces several sources, including renowned publishers, editors, lawyers, judges, and others, who come forward in this work to offer an account of one of the most notorious literary legal battles of the 20th century. 2000.
By Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff, Sandee Eisenberg Hathaway. 1991
The authors offer a month-by-month guide designed to take the worry out of pregnancy. Topics include planning for pregnancy, nutritional… needs, lifestyle changes, and the emotional aspects of pregnancy. They also discuss medical terminology and procedures. 1991.
By Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman. 2010
Breastfeeding is a normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Now the La Leche League’s classic guide has… been updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from its nursing advice, stories, and information - from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. c2010.
By Anita Naik. 1999
This guide tells children what rights they do and don't have in common situations. It covers laws relating to health,… education, family, sex, work, the police and leisure. It also contains detailed contact addresses for getting further information and help in the UK and Republic of Ireland. For junior high readers.
By Charlotte Owen. 1995
Based on current research and endorsed by the Brook Advisory Centre, this book covers everything a girl needs to know… about periods. Written by the agony aunt of "19" magazine, it contains practical information and real-life quotes. It also includes a list of useful addresses.
By Peter Vardy. 1997
Exploring where sex, God and religion meet, this book asks whether there is a clear teaching in the Church and… the Bible about how we should behave sexually. It also considers whether these are matters over which the modern church is out of touch and has no business ruling on.
By Jessica Shortall. 2017
Meet the frenemy of every working, breastfeeding mother: the breast pump. In this practical, relatable, and humorous guide, Shortall shares… the nitty-gritty basics of surviving the working world as a breastfeeding mother and gives women moral support for dealing with the stress and guilt that come with juggling working and breastfeeding. 2017.
By David R Williams. 1993
Beginning with the 1868 shooting of politician Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Williams chronologically examines it and the trials of Louis Riel… in 1885, Ernest Chenoweth in 1900, Wilbert Coffin in 1953, Steven Truscott in 1959, and Peter Demeter in 1974. Williams concludes that there is no reason to doubt the justice of the verdict in any of the six cases. 1993.
By Laura Moser, Kelly Rowland, Tristan Bickman. 2017
When multi-million-selling vocalist and actress Kelly Rowland gave birth to her son Titan in November 2014, it was love at… first sight. But Rowland was also a little freaked out about what had just happened to her body, as well as by many overwhelming new thoughts and emotions. Dr. Tristan Bickman, Rowland's OB/GYN for the last 14 years, was there, day and night, to answer every single question that popped into her head. Dr. Bickman provided Rowland with the reassurance she needed, telling her that in the months after a woman gives birth, nothing is exactly strange--but nothing is necessarily normal, either. Rowland and Dr. Bickman team up to cover everything a new mom needs to know: the gross physical stuff; the hormonal and emotional stuff; and the just plain weird stuff. 2017.
By A. Alan Borovoy. 1988
Discusses some of the civil liberty and human rights issues with which Canadians are faced, including pornography, hate literature, affirmative… action employment practices, police powers, right to privacy, the protection of minorities, and the rights of strikers, welfare recipients, and the mentally ill. 1988.