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Military Neuropsychology

Military Neuropsychology

"...this foundational volume on military neuropsychology should be on the bookshelf of every mental health clinician that may come in contact with military service members." --International Journal of Emergency Mental Health "...an important text dedicated to this subspecialty in the larger field of neuropsychology...The book integrates in a coherent manner the different aspects of military neuropsychological practice and provides a clear clinical road map for neuropsychologists and other psychologists working with military personnel in various settings."--PsycCRITIQUES This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a comprehensive review of the latest research. Key Features: Discusses the development of neuropsychology and its advances in the military Presents methods of dealing with military issues, such as head injuries, HIV, PTSD, learning disorders, and more Explains the importance of baseline testing, stress research, and multiple brain injury rehabilitation techniques

Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing in the Twentieth Century (Studies in Genocide: Religion, History, and Human Rights)

Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing in the Twentieth Century (Studies in Genocide: Religion, History, and Human Rights)

During the 20th century, the Balkan Peninsula was affected by three major waves of genocides and ethnic cleansings, some of which are still being denied today. In Balkan Genocides Paul Mojzes provides a balanced and detailed account of these events, placing them in their proper historical context and debunking the common misrepresentations and misunderstandings of the genocides themselves. A native of Yugoslavia, Mojzes offers new insights into the Balkan genocides, including a look at the unique role of ethnoreligiosity in these horrific events and a characterization of the first and second Balkan wars as mutual genocides. Mojzes also looks to the region's future, discussing the ongoing trials at the International Criminal Tribunal in Yugoslavia and the prospects for dealing with the lingering issues between Balkan nations and different religions. Balkan Genocides attempts to end the vicious cycle of revenge which has fueled such horrors in the past century by analyzing the terrible events and how they came to pass.

The Division Bell

The Division Bell

Warning - Contains Adult Themes Bogdan Is A Simple Man Whose Essence Is Enveloped Within The Love Of His Family. A Simple But Happy Man Whose Life Is Shattered And Forever Changed In One Horrifying Night Of Murder And Brutality He Will Carry With Him For The Rest Of His Days. Age Old Scars Of Indifference And Hatred Are Opened Yet Again With The Violent Act Of Nazi Occupation Of Yugoslavia. These Deep Divisions Will Find Bogdan Plunged Into A Life Of Never Ending Bitterness And A Deep Rooted Desire To Seek Out Revenge And Retribution Against The Neighbours Who Have Soaked The Mountain Landscapes With Blood And Loathing. Family Man To Fighting Man, Bogdan Will Now Take The Fight To The Very Epicentre Of Man's Inhumanity To His Fellow Man. A New Band Of Brothers Set Out To Embark On A Journey Which Will Inevitably Lead Them To A Horrifying Crossroad Of Despair And Never Ending Sacrifice. For King And Fatherland, Freedom Or Death Will Herald A Dawn Of No Return Of What They Always Loved And Lost.

Bleeding Talent: How the US Military Mismanages Great Leaders and Why It's Time for a Revolution

Bleeding Talent: How the US Military Mismanages Great Leaders and Why It's Time for a Revolution

This book will shape the debate on how to save the military from itself. The first part recognizes, indeed celebrates, what the military has done well in attracting and developing leadership talent. The book then examines the causes and consequences of the modern military's stifling personnel system, with a close look at strategic failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The book also reports a new survey of active duty officers (done by the author) that reports what is driving the best and brightest to leave the service in frustration. Solutions round out the book, grounded in an economic emphasis on market forces.

National Socialist Extermination Policies: Contemporary German Perspectives and Controversies (War and Genocide)

National Socialist Extermination Policies: Contemporary German Perspectives and Controversies (War and Genocide)

"An excellent introduction." · War in History ". . . the essays in this volume, individually and as a whole, represent for the English reader a valuable addition to scholarship on the emergence of genocidal policies." · Journal of Jewish Studies "A very interesting and valuable contribution to the debate on National Socialism." · Österreichische Zeitschrift fur Politikwissenschaft Moving beyond the well-established problems and public discussions of the Holocaust, this collection of essays, written by some of the leading German historians of the younger generation, leaves behind the increasingly agitated arguments of the last years and substantially broadens, and in many areas revises, our knowledge of the Holocaust. Unlike previous studies, which have focused on whether the Holocaust could best be understood as the "fulfilment of a world view or as a process of "cumulative radicalisation," these articles provide an overview of how situational elements and gradual processes of radicalisation were variously combined with ever-changing objectives and fundamental ideological convictions. Focusing on the developments in Poland, the Soviet Union, Serbia, and France the authors find that heretofore we have actually had very little knowledge of many aspects of this history, particularly with regards to the specific forces that motivated German policy in the individual regions of Central and Eastern Europe. Thus the National-Socialist extermination policy is not seen as a secret undertaking but rather as part of the German conquest and occupation policy in Europe. Ulrich Herbert is Professor of Modern History at the University of Freiburg i. Br.

Mourning Become...: Post/Memory and Commemoration of the Concentration Camps of the South African War 1899-1902 (Encounters)

Mourning Become...: Post/Memory and Commemoration of the Concentration Camps of the South African War 1899-1902 (Encounters)

This work demonstrates that much of what we have traditionally understood about concentration camps run by the British during the South African War originates with the testimony solicited from Boer proto-nationalist circles. Using detailed archival evidence, Stanley shows that much of the history of the camps results from a deliberate imposition of "post/memory"--a process by which "memory" shapes and supports a racialized nationalist framework.

The 5th Fighter Command in World War II Vol.2: The End in New Guinea, the Philippines, to V-J Day

The 5th Fighter Command in World War II Vol.2: The End in New Guinea, the Philippines, to V-J Day

In Volume 2, of a planned three-volume set, the author continues his definitive history of the 5th Fighter Command combining grand world strategy and Pacific strategy with subsequent land and air campaigns. This book describes the 5FC as it continues on the offensive after the reduction of Rabaul in November 1943 and then decimates Japanese air power over western New Guinea, and on its approach to the Philippines. The final destruction of Japanese air and ground forces during the Philippines Campaigns until V-J Day concludes this ultimate chronicle of the Fifth Fighter Command making this history a must for every World War II aviation enthusiast. Volume three will cover: 5FC vs. Japan: Aces, Units, Aircraft, and Tactics.

The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939: A Study of Literature and Social Psychology (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)

The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939: A Study of Literature and Social Psychology (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)

The fragility of the liberal democratic state after 1789 is illustrated in the history of the European Jews from the French Revolution to the Holocaust. Emancipation and hope of emancipation amongst the European Jewish population created a plethora of Jewish identities and forms of patriotism. This book takes the original approach of studying European Jewish patriotism as a whole, with particular attention given to creative literature. Despite their growing awareness of racial, genocidal hatred, most European Jews between 1789 and 1939 tended to be patriotic toward the countries of their citizenship, an attitude reflected in the literature of the time. Yet, the common assumption among emancipated Jews that anti-Semitism would fade in a world governed by reason proved false. For millions of European Jews, the infinite possibilities they associated with emancipation came to nothing. The Jewish experience exposed many of the weaknesses and failings of the liberal multicultural state, and demonstrated that its survival cannot be taken for granted but is dependent on vigilance and struggle. By focusing on Jewish patriotism from 1789-1939, this book explores the nature of the liberal state, how it can fail, and the conditions needed for its survival.

World War II German Field Weapons & Equipment: A Visual Reference Guide (Datafile 1939-45)

World War II German Field Weapons & Equipment: A Visual Reference Guide (Datafile 1939-45)

This title is the first in a series that employs a simple and effective concept to illustrate and describe the multiplicity of equipment and weapons systems used on the ground during World War II. Whilst many books have described such weapons and war matériel, Keith Ward's unique abilities as a 3D technical artist bring these items to life, illustrated throughout in full color. Here, in a single concise volume, are all major and many minor and less well-known items of German weaponry and equipment, rendered precisely, including detailed cutaways showing their internal workings, information which is often absent from other publications. Technical details are also provided. This is an essential volume for anyone interested in the German Armed Forces of World War II.

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era: Text and Readings

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era: Text and Readings

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era, Second Edition, combines well-edited, important original writings from sociology’s core contemporary theorists with introductory text that provides a historical and theoretical framework for understanding them. Authors Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles use this unique text/reader approach to introduce students to contemporary sociological theory in a lively and engaging fashion. The text/reader provides not only a biographical and theoretical summary of each theorist’s works but also an overarching scaffolding that students can use to examine, compare, and contrast each theorist’s major themes and concepts. The book also offers discussions of past social and intellectual milieus to provide a holistic picture of the development of the theories discussed.

Number the Stars Literature Guide (Common Core and NCTE/IRA Standards-Aligned Teaching Guide)

Number the Stars Literature Guide (Common Core and NCTE/IRA Standards-Aligned Teaching Guide)

As a busy teacher, you don t have time to waste reinventing the wheel...you want to get down to the business of teaching! With Secondary Solutions Common Core and NCTE/IRA Standards-Based teacher-written Literature Guides, you can address the English/Language Arts content standards while you teach the required core literature! Our practical, fully-reproducible Guides have everything for student and teacher in ONE Guide..no need to purchase both a student and teacher edition! No wasted white space, no repetitive worksheets with questions and answers that take up page after page, and no juvenile pictures that waste space and insult your students! Just high-quality, teacher-developed materials that help you get the most out of your time in the classroom. Note: Common Core Alignment documentation available on Secondary Solutions website. This Secondary Solutions teaching guide contains 94 pages of NCTE/IRA English Language Arts standards-based materials for teaching Number the Stars in grades 5-7. Includes: Biography on Lois LowryNotes on the Genre of FictionAnticipation/Reaction Activity on BraveryHistorical Context Readings on Hitler and other important characters of the HolocaustVocabulary Lists with and without DefinitionsList and Meanings of Allusions and TerminologyMaps of EuropeNote-Taking and Summarizing ActivitiesStandards-Focus Activities on Flashback, Imagery, Setting, Conflict, and ForeshadowingComprehension Check Questions to check readingAssessment Preparation Activities on Grammar: Commas, Colons and Semi-Colons, Indefinite Pronouns, Misused Verbs, Precise Word Choice, and Vocabulary in ContextTwo Final Test Version optionsNovel SummaryPre-Reading, Post-Reading, Alternative Assessment Activities and Ideas; Essay and Writing Ideas and Activities; Two Project and Response to Literature Rubrics; Complete Answer Key

Prisoner of War Camps in Britain During the Second World War (War in Britain)

Prisoner of War Camps in Britain During the Second World War (War in Britain)

PoW Camps in Britain - Prisoners, murderers, celebrities, escapees - and football Little has been written about the prisoner of war camps in Britain during the Second World War but Jon and Diane Sutherland's ground-breaking book reveals the dramas behind the camps, including the prisoners who used to escape and dress up as locals to visit the pub before breaking back in every night, vicious murders and the uneasy - or even romantic - relationship between the locals and the prisoners, with some prisoners returning after the war to help finish the work they started on local churches or in the fields. The book is full of fascinating stories and personalities such as: One of the most famous prisoners of war was Bert Trautmann who later became a goalkeeper for Manchester City, even carrying on playing in the 1956 FA Cup final against Birmingham despite breaking his neck during the game Some German escapees boldly stole a plane but had to return to Britain after realising they didn't have enough range to get home, despite managing to refuel at another RAF airfield; other successful escapees sent abusive postcards back to the British camp commanders from Germany Italian prisoners of war turned two Nissen huts into a chapel at Lamb Holm, Orkney Islands Field Marshall Montgomery's mother used to visit Elmfield Camp, near Portadown, when she was a member of the Red Cross Pre-1947, it was illegal for PoWs to have relationships with British women and the women would lose their British nationality and face being deported if they married their PoW boyfriends An estimated 25,000 German former prisoners chose to stay in Britain after the war, although 10,000 were repatriated by order of the Home Secretary. Many returned to Britain at harvest time to help the farms where they'd been forced to work as PoWs There were just two PoW camps at the beginning of the war and over 600 by the end of it. This fascinating book contains a county-by-county directory

Healing Together: The Labor-Management Partnership at Kaiser Permanente (The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work)

Healing Together: The Labor-Management Partnership at Kaiser Permanente (The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work)

Kaiser Permanente is the largest managed care organization in the country. It also happens to have the largest and most complex labor-management partnership ever created in the United States. This book tells the story of that partnership-how it started, how it grew, who made it happen, and the lessons to be learned from its successes and complications. With twenty-seven unions and an organization as complex as 8.6-million-member Kaiser Permanente, establishing the partnership was not a simple task and maintaining it has proven to be extraordinarily challenging.Thomas A. Kochan, Adrienne E. Eaton, Robert B. McKersie, and Paul S. Adler are among a team of researchers who have been tracking the evolution of the partnership between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions ever since 2001. They review the history of health care labor relations and present a profile of Kaiser Permanente as it has developed over the years. They then delve into the partnership, discussing its achievements and struggles, including the negotiation of the most innovative collective bargaining agreements in the history of American labor relations. Healing Together concludes with an assessment of the Kaiser partnership's effect on the larger health care system and its implications for labor-management relations in other industries.

Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Principles and Practice of Resistance Training represents a true breakthrough in planning and monitoring strength training programs. This research-based book details how to systematically examine the physical, physiological, and biomechanical parameters associated with crafting resistance training programs to improve sport performance and strength and power in athletes. The authors bring together more than 100 collective years of teaching, conducting research, and coaching national- and international-level athletes to share their unique insights concerning adaptations to strength and conditioning.The text is written in a manner that challenges professionals while remaining accessible to advanced coaches. It begins by presenting readers with an understanding of basic science. This scientific foundation allows readers to formulate a sound training process that is more likely to produce the desired short- and long-term results. Next, the text examines how to test, monitor, and evaluate adaptations to various types of training programs. It emphasizes the significance of appropriately monitoring training programs to identify elements of the program to adjust so the goals of clients or athletes are more effectively and efficiently achieved. Finally, the authors discuss exercise selection and present a practical example so readers can learn to apply the information in the text to build their own training programs. Each chapter is written in a “stand-alone” manner so that readers can refer back to the material as needed. Principles and Practice of Resistance Training also explores key questions that currently have no clear, scientifically proven answers. For these issues, the authors offer reasoned, speculative explanations based on the best available information and data—including anecdotal evidence— intended to stimulate additional observation and research that will eventually offer a clearer understanding and resolution of the issues involved. In sharing their personal experiences as coaches and research scientists, the authors are able to address issues that are not normally dealt with in academic programs. Principles and Practice of Resistance Training is far more than a general guide for strength training. It is an in-depth exploration of the science behind the training. Armed with the scientific understanding and the tools to put that information into practice, you will be able to develop training programs that help your athletes or clients excel.

Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles

Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles

This unique book brings to light the little-known, but powerful roles that civil resistance has played in national liberation struggles throughout history.Ranging from the American Revolution to Kosovo in the 1990s, from Egypt under colonial rule to present-day West Papua and Palestine, the authors of Recovering Nonviolent History consider several key questions: What kinds of civilian-based nonviolent strategy and tactics have been used in liberation struggles? What accounts for their successes and failures? Not least, how did nonviolent resistance influence national identities and socioeconomic and political institutions both prior to and after liberation, and why has this history been so often ignored? The story that emerges is a compelling one of the agency of thousands and even millions of ordinary people as they used nonviolent force in the course of struggles against foreign subjugation.

War of the Flea: The Classic Study of Guerrilla Warfare

War of the Flea: The Classic Study of Guerrilla Warfare

“The guerrilla fights the war of the flea, and his military enemy suffers the dog’s disadvantages: too much to defend; too small, ubiquitous, and agile an enemy to come to grips with.” With these words, Robert Taber began a revolution in conventional military thought that has dramatically impacted the way armed conflicts have been fought since the book’s initial publication in 1965. Whether ideological, nationalistic, or religious, all guerrilla insurgencies use similar tactics to advance their cause. War of the Flea's timeless analysis of the guerrilla fighter’s means and methods provides a fundamental resource for any reader seeking to understand this distinct form of warfare and the challenge it continues to present to today’s armed forces in the Philippines, Colombia, and elsewhere.

Prisoners, Diplomats, and the Great War: A Study in the Diplomacy of Captivity (Contributions in Military Studies)

Prisoners, Diplomats, and the Great War: A Study in the Diplomacy of Captivity (Contributions in Military Studies)

Military and civilian captivity practices by four major European powers and the United States during World War I are surveyed in this book. Speed argues that while the pressures of total war, as they emerged during the conflict, drove the belligerents to violate many of the norms of war, they attempted to behave in accordance with a liberal tradition of captivity which held that prisoners of war were merely men whom nobody had a right to harm. Aside from a few journal articles that deal with small aspects of the topic, there is no other scholarly work that focuses on captivity during the First World War. Speed makes extensive use of rarely cited American diplomatic records in order to offer a more objective view of camp conditions. A special feature is the depiction of American camps in France drawn from previously uncited War Department records.The book explores the radical tradition of captivity that emerged in the Soviet Union. This tradition held that the prisoner was not merely a man for whom the war was over, but that he was a potential recruit in the class war whose national loyalty could be subverted in the interest of the ideological conflict. Thus, while the Western world entered the war with a single tradition of captivity, it emerged from the conflict with two antithetical traditions. While the United States and Western Europe in general have clung to the liberal tradition, third world revolutionary states like Vietnam and North Korea have embraced the radical tradition. This book is essential reading for all scholars and students of modern European/American diplomatic and military history. Government officials involved with hostages or prisoners of war will also find much of value here.

World War II: The Rest of the Story and How It Affects You Today, 1930 to September 11, 2001 (Uncle Eric Book)

World War II: The Rest of the Story and How It Affects You Today, 1930 to September 11, 2001 (Uncle Eric Book)

Mr. Maybury presents an idea-based explanation of the Second World War. He focuses on events in the Second World War and how our misunderstanding of this war led to America s subsequent wars, including the Korean and Vietnam Wars, the Iraq-Kuwait War, and the "war on terrorism" that began September 11, 2001.To improve the student's learning experience, also purchase the student study guide for "World War II" titled "A Bluestocking Guide: World War II" also available through Amazon.Can be used for courses in World History, U.S. History, International Relations, Economics, Business, Finance, and Government.This is part two of a two-part series on the world wars. For part one, check out "World War I: The Rest of the Story and How It Affects You Today" also available through Amazon.Table of Contents for "World War II"Author's DisclosureCast of CharactersTimelinePart One: Who Were The Good Guys?1. The Main Theater of the War2. Good Guys Against Bad Guys3. Not Six Million4. World War II Was Nothing New5. Millions6. Britain Was A White Hat?7. British Conquests8. P.T. Barnum Knew9. British Area Bombing10. Two QuestionsPart Two: First Rumblings11. When Did The War Begin?12. Appeasement and Comparative Brutality13. Carving Up Central EuropePart Three: The U.S. Enters the War14. The French versus the French15. Significance of the Higgins Boat16. Only Genghis Khan Did It17. The Solution18. Events Leading to Pearl Harbor19. Hiding Facts about the Brawl20. The Great World War II MythFDR's Pearl Harbor Speech21. A Secret Agreement22. Why Did The Japanese Attack?23. Pearl Harbor: FDR's Deceit24. The Flying Tigers and B-17 Bombers25. "Caught With Their Pants Down"26. Planes Parked Too Close Together27. The Prokofiev Seamount28. The Necessary Sacrifice?29. You've Seen The PhotosPart Four: The Economics of the War30. The Myth of German Might31. Focus On The Eastern Front32. Of Photographs and Weather33. German Production of Weapons34. Germany's Unknown Second Army35. Tank Treads, Trucks and Submarines36. Germany's Wonder Weapons37. Oil and Rifles38. Americans Were Less Intelligent?39. The Bookings Revelation40. Russia Invaded by Keystone Kops41. Omaha Beach, Bravery versus HeroismPart Five: The USG Makes It Worse42. The German Underground43. Unconditional Surrender44. Why Did Roosevelt Do It?45. Rarely Questioned46. Why Was Nagasaki Bombed?47. 105 Aircraft Carriers48. Surrender Near49. Fierce Fighters50. The Russians React51. The Soviet UprisingPart Six: Effect On Us Today52. Arm Any Gangster53. September 11th and the Destruction of the World Trade Center54. Blowback55. MAD56. Policeman of the World57. SummaryPart Seven: Final Thoughts About War58. The Needless Deaths of 35 Million59. The Normal Conditions of Humans60. The Cause of War61. Minor League to Emperor of the WorldAppendixBibliography and Suggested ReadingSuggested ListeningSuggested ViewingGlossaryAbout Richard J. MayburyIndexIndex of MapsMap of EuropeBritish and Russian EmpireExpansion of the Russian Empirev Conquered by European RegimesWashington's Pacific Bases in 1940San Diego, Pearl Harbor, JapanJapan, Bungo StraitProkofiev SeamountRebel-held Territories during WWIIAxis versus Allies