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How should parents respond when their four years old son insists on wearing girls’ clothes, or their daughter switches to using a male version of their name? These are the questions increasingly being asked of family therapist Jean Malpas who writes in Family Process about a new approach to support parents with gender nonconforming and transgender children.
Independent and former Washington Post writer Michael Hill argues that all the myopic, profit-driven activities commonly practiced in today's economy are destroying long-term wealth building capacity and creating wealth disparity.
New book Identity Shift explores how technology and our personal identities are blurring in today’s networked world
Research drawn from thousands of consumers provides unique new insight into the convergence of real and virtual life – including the impact of communications technology on families and individuals
At a time of increased cynicism toward elected and institutional leaders and increased action by citizen leaders who are fed up with the status quo, EVERYONE LEADS offers such leaders a roadmap to turn their passion into long-term change.
Wiley-Blackwell and The Association of Applied Biologists Launch New Wiley Open Access Journal, Food and Energy Security
Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc and The Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) have launched Food and Energy Security, a new journal to meet the needs of authors and funders to publish international open access content in food and energy security.
Wiley-VCH today announced the launch of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials, a new international scientific journal dedicated to publishing all aspects of materials science in medicine and biotechnology.
American Heart Association and Wiley-Blackwell Launch Open Access Journal for Heart Disease and Stroke
The American Heart Association (AHA) and Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced an innovative venture to publish a new open access journal, Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease, which will launch this fall.
A report commissioned by the Royal Society of Canada, and published today in the journal Bioethics, claims that assisted suicide should be legally permitted for competent individuals who make a free and informed decision, while on both a personal and a national level insufficient plans and policies are made for the end of life.
Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society Expands International Reach Through Partnership With Wiley-VCH
Wiley-VCH, part of the scientific and technical publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb) and the Chemical Society Located in Taipei have signed an agreement to closely cooperate and jointly publish the Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. The journal will be available online from volume 2011 in Wiley Online Library, one of the world’s most extensive multidisciplinary collections of online resources, used by 10 million people a month.
Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), and JISC Collections have successfully concluded a new three year NESLi2 agreement for the higher education and further education communities in the UK.
Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is launching the first mobile application for UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide, accessible via iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, as well as a version for Blackberry.
Caveman Politics: Has Our Violent History Led to an Evolved Preference for Physically Strong Political Leaders?
New research into evolutionary psychology suggests that physical stature affects our preferences in political leadership. The paper, published in Social Science Quarterly, reveals that a preference for physically formidable leaders, or caveman politics, may have evolved to ensure survival in ancient human history.
Regenerating Eyes Using Cells From Hair: STEM CELLS Awards Pioneering Research into Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency
A young scientist who led research into the use of stem cells from hair follicles to treat a ocular surface disease has been named the winner of the Young Investigator Award by the journal STEM CELLS. Dr. Ewa Meyer-Blazejewska will be presented with her award at The Stem Cell Symposium, hosted by the University of Kragujevac in Serbia on October 15, 2011. The $10,000 prize is awarded annually to a young scientist whose paper has been judged to be of worldwide significance by a global jury.
Wiley-Blackwell Announces Partnership with the International Reading Association to Publish Three Journals
Wiley-Blackwell, the Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly (STMS) publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to announce a new partnership beginning in fall 2011 with the International Reading Association (IRA) to publish its three journals, The Reading Teacher, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, and Reading Research Quarterly.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), is pleased to learn that the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2011 with one half to Professor Saul Perlmutter and the other half to Professors Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), is pleased to learn that the award of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been confirmed by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet. The award is divided, with one half to the late Professor Ralph M. Steinman and the other half jointly to Professor Bruce A. Beutler and Dr. Jules A. Hoffmann. All three laureates are published Wiley authors.
Money Expert Eric Tyson Clears Up the Latest Economic Misinformation
An insightful book on the new world being created by China's rise by someone who truly understands both China and the U.S. It includes a comprehensive view up to and including President Hu's visit to the U.S. in January 2011.
During the Age of Enlightenment our societies flourished, propelled by the wonder of new discoveries, radical ideas for economic and social development and a sense that we all had a responsibility to improve our world. In this thought-provoking, lively and entertaining book, Graeme Maxton looks at what brought us to this state and what we can do about it.
In the wake of the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks, research published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress reveals how the attacks impacted the psychological processes of those not directly exposed to the event.