American Society:

The Integration of Immigrants into American Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at March 20, 2016
The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

The Integration of Immigrants into American Society
Mary C. Waters and Marisa Gerstein Pineau, Editors; Panel on the Integration of Immigrants into American Society; Committee on Population; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
2016 | ISBN: 0309373980 | 458 pages | PDF | 8,5 MB

The United States prides itself on being a nation of immigrants, and the country has a long history of successfully absorbing people from across the globe. The integration of immigrants and their children contributes to our economic vitality and our vibrant and ever changing culture.
Student Bodies: The Influence of Student Health Services in American Society and Medicine (repost)

Heather Munro Prescott, "Student Bodies: The Influence of Student Health Services in American Society and Medicine (Conversations in Medicine and Society)"
English | ISBN 10: 0472116088 | 2007 | PDF | 256 pages | 16,1 MB

Student Bodies is the first book to link developments in college health with larger trends in American cultural and medical history. This comprehensive and engrossing study describes the origins and development of health services at institutions of higher education in the United States from the early 1800s–-when administrators sought to restrict habits "unfavorable to study and morality" such as drunkenness…
Heritage of Care: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Heritage of Care: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Publisher: Praeger | ISBN: 0275990214 | edition 2007 | PDF | 216 pages | 1,8 mb

Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was the nation's first animal welfare organization. The society had its origins in the fervor for social reform that characterized the era following the Civil War. Its founder, Henry Bergh, organized the ASPCA because of his abhorrence of injustice — personally, he was never especially interested in animals. The society's agents—known in the early years as Bergh's men—were empowered to enforce the law throughout the state. Bergh used the media to advance his cause, and many of the issues that he confronted were covered in the press. Heritage of Care brings these early efforts to life again.
Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 30: The Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 30: The Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
Routledge | October 3, 2007 | ISBN-10: 088163462X | 224 pages | PDF | 2.35 MB

The period of adolescence can be a time of great creativity, as new intellectual capacities emerge, and as the individual adolescent attempts to make sense out of inner and outer experience. Volume 30 of Adolescent Psychiatry addresses the ways in which adolescent experience is transmuted into creative artistic production, as well as focuses on the relationship between creativity and psychopathology, and treatment for troubled adolescents.

Rock 'n' Roll and American Society: Part One: From the Beginning to 1960  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at July 28, 2016
Rock 'n' Roll and American Society: Part One: From the Beginning to 1960

Rock 'n' Roll and American Society: Part One: From the Beginning to 1960
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 96 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 07:37:42 | 2012 | ISBN-10: N/A | ASIN: B006ZTELNW | + PDF Book
Size: 317 MB | Genre: Music

An author and university professor whose books include scholarly works on the Beatles and Bob Dylan, William McKeen here tackles the role of popular music in American culture. Beginning with the emergence of rock in the 1950s, and including the meteoric rise of artists such as Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry, McKeen examines the growth of the recording industry while incorporating the social and intellectual history of the country.

Spare Parts: Organ Replacement in American Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at March 19, 2016
Spare Parts: Organ Replacement in American Society

Spare Parts: Organ Replacement in American Society by Judith P. Swazey
English | 1 Jan. 1992 | ISBN: 0195076508 | 272 Pages | PDF | 14 MB

The developments that have occurred in the field of organ transplantation during the 1980s and early 1990s, and the simultaneous rise and fall of the Jarvik-7 artificial heart are the subject of this vividly written and absorbing new volume.
Teaching Music in American Society: A Social and Cultural Understanding of Music Education, 2nd Edition

Teaching Music in American Society: A Social and Cultural Understanding of Music Education by Steven N. Kelly
2015 | ISBN: 1138921440, 1138921416 | English | 176 pages | PDF | 2 MB
The Indians in American Society: From the Revolutionary War to the Present (Quantum Books)

The Indians in American Society: From the Revolutionary War to the Present (Quantum Books) by Francis Paul Prucha
English | Mar. 25, 1988 | ISBN: 0520063449 | 144 Pages | PDF | 5.27 MB

American Indian affairs are much in the public mind today—hotly contested debates over such issues as Indian fishing rights, land claims, and reservation gambling hold our attention.

The Jail: Managing the Underclass in American Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Sept. 5, 2015
The Jail: Managing the Underclass in American Society

John Irwin, "The Jail: Managing the Underclass in American Society"
English | ISBN: 0520277341 | 2013 | PDF | 176 pages | 42 MB
Smoking Bans (Point/Counterpoint) (Point/Counterpoint: Issues in Contemporary American Society) by Alan Marzilli

Smoking Bans by Alan Marzilli
English | 15 July 2008 | ISBN: 0791097951 | 121 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The harmful effects of smoking are well documented, and the number of smokers has declined since the mid-20th century, when more than half of all adult Americans smoked.