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    • 101 things to do with a vibrator
    • Oral sex for every body : giving and receiving for men and women
      Oral sex for every body : giving and receiving for men and women
      Tina Robbins
      "With clear and direct language, Oral Sex for Every Body is a practical, uninhibited guide to making your sexual relations more imaginative and pleasurable. Oral sex has many variations (as many for her as for him), and you'll find all of them in this book. Let yourself be carried along and learn to enjoy invigorating oral sex, passionate cunnilingus, or an unforgettable sixty-nine. Let it free your imagination, forget about your fears, and prepare to surprise your lover as you never have before"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • The ultimate guide to orgasm for women : how to become orgasmic for a lifetime
    • Penis genius : the best tips and tricks for working his stick
    • Gay Berlin : birthplace of a modern identity
      Gay Berlin : birthplace of a modern identity
      Robert Beachy.
      "A detailed historical look at the surprising ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • As kinky as you wanna be : your guide to safe, sane and smart BDSM
    • Male sex work and society
      Male sex work and society
      edited by Victor Minichiello and John Scott.

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    • Exiting prostitution : a study in female desistance
      Exiting prostitution : a study in female desistance
      Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Lisa Young, Julie Bindel.

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    • 1-2-3 magic
      1-2-3 magic
      Thomas W. Phelan, PhD.
      This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking. By means of three easy to follow steps, parents learn to manage troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the parent-child relationship, avoiding the "Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit" syndrome that frustrates so many parents. Ten strategies for building a child's self-esteem and the six types of testing and manipulation a parent can expect from the child are discussed, as well as tips on how to prevent homework arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start doing their household chores. New advice about kids and technology and new illustrations bring this essential parenting companion completely up to date.
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    • Parenting your delinquent, defiant, or out-of-control teen : how to help your teen stay in school and out of trouble using an innovative multisystemic approach
      Parenting your delinquent, defiant, or out-of-control teen : how to help your teen stay in school and out of trouble using an innovative multisystemic approach
      Patrick M. Duffy, Jr.
      "Teens who are out-of-control may participate in a number of troubling behaviors, including drinking, taking drugs, skipping school, or even fighting. If you've tried to discipline your teen to no avail, you may feel emotionally exhausted. But you also know that the consequences of not taking action now could greatly affect their future. For parents who are at their wits end, clinical psychologist and expert in treating children with behavior issues Patrick M. Duffy presents Parenting your Delinquent, Defiant, or Out-of-Control Teen. This book utilizes effective strategies common among proven effective programs-such as functional family therapy, multidimensional treatment foster care, and multisystemic therapy-and is designed for use by parents whose teens are on the verge of (or have already gotten in) trouble in school or with the law. If you've reached the boiling point and feel helpless when it comes to your teen, you need help now, rather than later. With this book as your guide, you'll learn practical and effective skills for parenting your difficult child, no matter how hard they try to push you away. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Creative play for your toddler : Steiner Waldorf expertise and toy projects for 2-4s
      Creative play for your toddler : Steiner Waldorf expertise and toy projects for 2-4s
      Christopher Clouder and Janni Nicol.
      "Creative Play the Steiner Waldorf Way is the ideal book for parents who want their children to develop their creativity and imagination through play. It teaches you how to let your child develop according to the Steiner theory, which helps children to fulfil themselves naturally and holistically in mind, body and spirit. Each chapter covers a different element of your child's development and includes an expert summary of Steiner theory and how it relates to children and parents today. You will find instructions for how to make over 20 beautiful toys from natural materials to encourage your child to develop creativity, awareness, confidence and imagination" -- from publisher's web site.
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    • Growing up social : raising relational kids in a screen-driven world
      Growing up social : raising relational kids in a screen-driven world
      Gary Chapman, Arlene Pellicane.
      "In this digital age, children are spending more and more time interacting with a screen rather than a parent. Technology has the potential to add value to our families, but it can also erode a sense of togetherness and hinder a child's emotional growth. In Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World, you'll learn how to take back your home from an over-dependence on screens. Discover the five A+ skills needed to give your child the relational edge in a screen-driven world: affection, appreciation, anger management, apology, and attention. Today's screens aren't just in our living rooms; they are in our pockets. Now is the time to equip your child to live with screen time, not for screen time. Constant entertainment is not the goal of childhood. No phone, tablet, or gaming device can teach your child how to have healthy relationships; only you can. Growing Up Social will help you: - Equip your child to be relational rich in a digital world - Replace mindless screen time with meaningful family time - Establish simple boundaries that make a huge difference - Read what's working for the screen savvy family down the street - Prepare your child to succeed down the road in relationships and life - Learn healthy ways to occupy your child while you get things done"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Groups, troops, clubs & classrooms : the essential handbook for youth leaders
      Groups, troops, clubs & classrooms : the essential handbook for youth leaders
      Susan Ragsdale and Ann Saylor.
      "This practical handbook is for teachers, volunteers, group leaders, youth counselors, coaches, and anyone with works with young people. Find practical and motivational advice for approaching young people from a strength-based perspective. Readers will learn about how kids' brains are wired, how to create inviting classrooms and meeting spaces, and how to connect with them in meaningful, lasting ways. The authors share dozens of strategies for activating and sustaining young people's innate strengths and skills so they can become positive forces for self-realization and community betterment"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Ask Elizabeth : real answers to everything you secretly wanted to ask about love, friends, your body-- and life in general
      Ask Elizabeth : real answers to everything you secretly wanted to ask about love, friends, your body-- and life in general
      Elizabeth Berkley.
      Written in the spirit of a group diary, Ask Elizabeth addresses the emotional lives of teen girls based on the most frequently asked questions from workshops presented by Elizabeth Berkley.
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    • The breakup book : 20 steps to heal a broken heart
      The breakup book : 20 steps to heal a broken heart
      Lesley Robins.
      "The Breakup Book...combines poignant and relatable stories from the author's own heartbreak--straight-talking wisdom from a woman who's been through it all, including the early days after a breakup when she couldn't get off the couch to moving on gracefully using various techniques to get her through the day. Some of it worked and some of it didn't, and that's where this guide comes in."--page 4 of cover.
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    • Really?!!?! : one woman's adventures of dating in the digital age
    • A modern marriage : a memoir
      A modern marriage : a memoir
      Christy and Mark Kidd with Timothy Flapp.

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    • Older and wiser : inspiration and advice for retiring baby boomers
      Older and wiser : inspiration and advice for retiring baby boomers
      Dag Sebastian Ahlander
      "Older and Wiser! is the inspiring new sequel to Older and Happier!, Dag Sebastian Ahlander's joyful guide to turning retirement into a time of self-exploration. For many men, the years after sixty-five become the best of their lives--and with good reason. The office is left behind, the children have grown up, and you're healthy, alert, and free to do what you want. Still, as with any big life change, you may be looking for some words of advice and hope. Older and Wiser! reflects on the big things in life and the little ones, and contains practical suggestions as well as reflections on aging from the world's greatest philosophers, writers, and thinkers. With thoughts like "You're too old to die young," "you've retired from your job, not from life," and "Be careful when you spend more time at the pharmacy than at the wine store," Mr. Ahlander guides older gentlemen along the golden years of retirement. Baby Boomers are again defining a new age group, just as they once invented the modern understanding of the teenager. Now, they're proving to the world that old age will have to wait. This is your time now--to accomplish what you've always dreamed of, to do the things you like best. Live as you want to be remembered and enjoy the journey. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Elderly parents with all their marbles : a survival guide for the kids
    • Men, masculinities and methodologies
      Men, masculinities and methodologies
      edited by Barbara Pini, Griffith University, Australia and Bob Pease, Deakin University, Australia.
      "Feminist researchers have produced a large body of critical scholarship on methodologies as they pertain to the study of women. However, questions about issues such as power, positionality and ethics in research related to men and masculinities have remained largely unaddressed. This is despite the fact that research on men and masculinities has grown exponentially in recent years, as is evidenced by the increasing number of scholarly books and journals on the subject. In this book researchers reflect on their experiences of studying men and masculinities from the perspective of topics ranging from internet dating and violence to social inclusion and rock climbing. They also canvass how we can address difference and diversity amongst men and between masculinities in our methodological approaches. Through the lens of masculinity studies the authors contribute to broader methodological debates about subjects such as field access, insider-outsider positioning and qualitative versus quantitative approaches."--pub. desc.
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    • Bill Duke's Dark girls
      Bill Duke's Dark girls
      interviews by Shelia P. Moses
      "Black has never been more beautiful, witnessed by this magnificent collection featuring accomplished dark skinned-women from all walks of life. In Dark Girls, celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o, Vanessa Williams, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Judge Mablean Ephriam, Brandi and Karli Harvey, and over seventy-five other outstanding women share intimate insights into what their dark skin means to them." -- Amazon.com
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    • Islamophobia, victimisation and the veil
      Islamophobia, victimisation and the veil
      Irene Zempi, University Tutor, University of Leicester, UK and Neil Chakraborti, Reader in Criminology, University of Leicester, UK.
      "This book examines the experiences of veiled Muslim women as victims of Islamophobia, and the impact of this victimisation upon women, their families and wider Muslim communities. Based on empirical research, it explores the vulnerability of veiled Muslim women to acts of Islamophobic hate and prejudice in public places.Zempi and Chakraborti examine how Islamophobic victimisation is experienced as 'part and parcel' of wearing the veil, rather than as isolated one-off incidents, and how repeat incidents of supposedly low-level forms of hostility such as name-calling, persistent staring and other types of intimidatory behaviour place a potentially huge emotional burden on victims. The threat of Islamophobic abuse and violence has long-lasting effects for both actual and potential victims, underlining the case for a more effective approach to engaging with veiled Muslim women as victims of Islamophobia; one which recognises their multiple vulnerabilities and which takes into consideration their distinct cultural and religious needs.Islamophobia, Victimisation and the Veil provides a timely insight into an under-researched and challenging set of issues, and will be essential reading for students, academics and practitioners working across a range of disciplines including Criminology, Sociology, Victimology and Gender Studies. "-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Asian and feminist philosophies in dialogue : liberating traditions
      Asian and feminist philosophies in dialogue : liberating traditions
      edited by Jennifer McWeeny and Ashby Butnor.
      "In this collection of original essays, international scholars put Asian traditions, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism, into conversation with one or more contemporary feminist philosophies, founding a new mode of inquiry that attends to diverse voices and the complex global relationships that define our world."--Publishers website
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    • Gender work : feminism after neoliberalism
    • Representation : the case of women
      Representation : the case of women
      edited by Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson.
      "While there is a vast literature on women's political interests, there is hardly any consensus about what constitutes "women's interests" or how scholars should approach studying them. Representation can occur in various venues or by various actors, but, due to power imbalances across political groups, it is not always realized in any substantive way. The essays in this book constitute a broad and geographically comparative move toward defining new and unified theoretical orientations to studying representation among women. Representation involves not only getting group members into government, but also articulating group interests and translating those interests into policy. Because competing groups have different policy preferences and act out of self-interest, representation of historically marginalized groups is a contentious, contingent process that is likely to ebb and flow. The book begins with a theoretical positioning of the meaning of women's interests, issues and preferences. It considers the need to add nuance to how we conceive of and study intersectionality and the dangers of stretching the meaning of substantive representation. It then looks at descriptive representation in political parties, high courts, and legislatures, as well as how definitions of "interest" affect who represents women in legislatures and social movements. The book concludes by suggesting testable propositions and avenues for future research to enhance understanding about representation of women and of other historically under-represented groups. Chapters include cases from the United States, Latin America, Western Europe and Africa"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Sisters in the statehouse : Black women and legislative decision making
      Sisters in the statehouse : Black women and legislative decision making
      Nadia E. Brown.
      "Theories of descriptive representation that keep identity constant over time and context fail to account for the substantive work of minority women legislators. Sisters in the Statehouse addresses this gap in the literature by utilizing humanistic inquiry to examine the connection between descriptive and substantive representation in the case of Black women legislators. This link hinges on how such legislators see the effects of their own race-gender identity on their legislative work. By combining humanistic and social science techniques, such as feminist life histories, elite interviews, and participant observation in conjunction with legislative case studies as well as bill sponsorship data, I present a fuller description of how identity informs Black women state legislators' descriptive and substantive representation. Linking personal narratives to political behavior, my study elicits the feminist life histories of African American women legislators to understand how their experiences with racism and sexism have influenced their legislative decision-making and policy preferences. I reveal several distinctions that inform the legislative work of these legislators to provide a broader perspective that exemplifies how an intersectional approach can enhance our understanding of political representation"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Eugenic feminism : reproductive nationalism in the United States and India
    • The wonder within you : celebrating your baby's journey from conception to birth
    • Understanding fetal alcohol spectrum disorder : a guide to FASD for parents, carers and professionals
    • Caring for your baby and young child : birth to age 5
      Caring for your baby and young child : birth to age 5
      Steven P. Shelov, M.D., M.S., FAAP, editor-in-chief, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, Professor of Pediatrics, Stony Brook, New York, Tanya Remer Altmann, M.D., FAAP, associate medical editor, Community Pediatrics Medical Group, Westlake Village, California, Clinical Insructor, Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, Robert E. Hannemann, M.D., FAAP, associate medical editor, emeritus, Visiting Professor, Child Psychology, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, Richard Turbo, writer.
      "Now in its 6th edition, the mega-bestselling Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5 (CFYBYC) is the most thorough and respected consumer book dedicated to early child care, reviewed and revised with state-of-the-art advice from the most trusted authority: The American Academy of Pediatrics. CFYBYC always addresses the latest medical research and recommended practices as well as the voiced concerns from their regular parent focus groups, ensuring a book that is thoroughly up-to-date and emminently useful"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Healthy children, healthy minds : helping children succeed NOW for a brighter future
    • Reading and expressive writing with traumatised children, young refugees and asylum seekers : unpack my heart with words
    • Treating traumatized children : a casebook of evidence-based therapies
      Treating traumatized children : a casebook of evidence-based therapies
      edited by Brian Allen and Mindy Kronenberg.
      "Featuring extensive case studies, this volume provides a unique window into implementation of evidence-based treatments in real-world community settings. Experienced therapists illustrate the use of three effective therapies for traumatized children and their caregivers: trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), child-parent psychotherapy (CPP), and parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT). Covering the entire process of assessment and intervention, the cases highlight ways to maintain treatment fidelity while addressing complex clinical challenges with diverse clients. Experts in the respective therapy models offer instructive commentaries at the end of each case. The book also provides a concise introduction to each model, including its theoretical underpinnings, empirical support, and applications"--Provided by publisher.
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    • Generation stressed : play-based tools to help your child overcome anxiety
    • Each day I like it better : autism, ECT and the treatment of our most impaired children
      Each day I like it better : autism, ECT and the treatment of our most impaired children
      Amy S.F. Lutz.
      "Recounts the journeys of the author's autistic son Jonah and seven other children and their families in their quests for educational placements and therapeutic interventions, such as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • The autism discussion page on anxiety, behavior, school, and parenting strategies : a toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent
    • The good parenting food guide : managing what children eat without making food a problem
      The good parenting food guide : managing what children eat without making food a problem
      Jane Ogden.
      "The Good Parenting Food Guide offers straightforward advice for how to encourage children to develop a healthy, unproblematic approach to eating. Explores key aspects of children's eating behavior, including how children learn to like food, the role of food in their life and how habits are formed and can be changed Discusses common problems with children's diets, including picky eating, under-eating, overeating, obesity, eating disorders and how to deal with a child who is critical of how they look Turns current research and data into practical tips Filled with practical solutions, take home points, drawings, and photos "-- Provided by publisher.
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