Das Ende der Männer

und der Aufstieg der Frauen
Author: Hanna Rosin
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827076307
Category: Social Science
Page: 400
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Ist die jahrtausendealte Herrschaft des Patriarchats am Ende? Noch nicht, sagt Hanna Rosin, doch die massiven Veränderungen der Berufswelt und des Bildungssystems haben eine Dynamik in Gang gesetzt, die das Verhältnis zwischen den Geschlechtern nachhaltig verändert. So scheinen viele Anforderungen der modernen Dienstleistungsgesellschaft – Flexibilität, soziale Intelligenz, Kommunikationsfähigkeit – eindeutig Frauen in die Hände zu spielen, während Männer oft von den Umwälzungen überfordert sind. Hanna Rosin zeigt – frei von ideologischen Prämissen –, wie sich heute das Leben von Männern und Frauen unterscheidet, wie sehr sich die Art und Weise geändert hat, wie heute gearbeitet, gelernt, zusammengelebt wird. Differenziert und mit vielen konkreten Beispielen gelingt es Rosin, die Chancen und Schattenseiten des »weiblichen Jahrhunderts« in den Blick zu nehmen. "Das Ende der Männer" ist keine feministische Streitschrift, keine Prophezeiung, sondern eine messerscharfe, weitsichtige Diagnose.

Halt's Peril (Ranger's Apprentice Book 9)


Author: John Flanagan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446479293
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 464
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Halt's Peril is the ninth thrilling book in John Flanagan’s Ranger’s Apprentice series – over eight million sold worldwide. The renegade outlaw group known as the Outsiders has journeyed from kingdom to kingdom, conning the innocent out of their few valuables. Will and Halt, his mentor, are ambushed by the cult's deadly assassins when Halt is pierced by a poisoned arrow. Now Will must travel day and night in search of the one person with the power to cure Halt: Malkallam the Sorcerer. Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series and Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series.

The Vinctalin Legacy: The Ovinka, Book 9 Veekeren


Author: Vanda Denton
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1326485121
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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So-called allies seem to be almost as much a threat to Earth’s alliance as the Vinctalin themselves. Secrets, lies and false histories have been the order of the day – for millennia. Who really runs the AHS Home World? What are they hiding? What is the truth regarding the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Pakow’s Guards? And what did Zan discover on that strange device, the Ovinka? Determined to get the answers to these questions Jonathan hatches his most audacious plot yet. In the process he takes Veekenites and Vinctalites one step closer to understanding their origins, while Alex uncovers the truth about Veekerens.

Ein angesehener Mann

Roman
Author: Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 364120108X
Category: Fiction
Page: 512
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Ausgezeichnet mit dem Endeavour Historical Dagger für den besten historischen Kriminalroman des Jahres Kalkutta 1919 – die Luft steht in den Straßen einer Stadt, die im Chaos der Kolonialisierung zu versinken droht. Die Bevölkerung ist zerrissen zwischen alten Traditionen und der neuen Ordnung der britischen Besatzung. Aus dem Ersten Weltkrieg zurückgekehrt, findet sich Captain Sam Wyndham als Ermittler in diesem Moloch aus tropischer Hitze, Schlamm und bröckelnden Kolonialbauten wieder. Doch er hat kaum Gelegenheit, sich an seine neue Umgebung zu gewöhnen. Denn ein Mordfall hält die ganze Stadt in Atem. Seine Nachforschungen führen ihn in die opiumgetränkte Unterwelt Kalkuttas – und immer wieder an den Rand des Gesetzes.

Nichts ist okay!


Author: Brendan Kiely,Jason Reynolds
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423430400
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 320
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Zwei Stimmen, zwei Autoren, schwarz und weiß.. Eigentlich wollte Rashad nur eine Tüte Chips kaufen, doch kaum hat er den Laden betreten, wird er von einem Polizisten brutal niedergeschlagen. Beobachtet hat den Vorfall ein anderer Junge: Quinn, der ausgerechnet mit der Familie des Angreifers befreundet ist. Rashad ist schwarz, der Polizist weiß. Ein weiterer rassistischer Übergriff? Wie so viele? Rashad landet im Krankenhaus, und Quinn steht zwischen den Fronten. Er muss sich entscheiden: Tritt er als Zeuge auf und wird zum Verräter? Oder hält er den Mund und schweigt zu Diskriminierung und Gewalt. Derweil organisieren Rashads Freunde eine Demonstration gegen Rassismus und Polizeiwillkür. Eine Stadt gerät in Ausnahmezustand. Und zwei Jugendliche mittendrin.

Cast in Sorrow (Luna) (The Chronicles of Elantra, Book 9)


Author: Michelle Sagara
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 1472054644
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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The Barrani would be happy to see her die. So Kaylin Neya was a bit surprised at her safe arrival in the West March. Especially when enemies new and old surround her and those she would call friends are equally dangerous... And then the real trouble starts.

Management of Pituitary Tumors, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics - E-Book


Author: Manish K. Aghi,Lewis S. Blevins
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455747696
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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This issue of the Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Drs. Manish Aghi and Lewis Blevins, is devoted to Management of Pituitary Tumors. Experts in the field have assembled to provide articles on Imaging of the pituitary and parasellar region; Management of Incidentally Found Nonfunctional Pituitary Tumors; Endoscopic Surgery for Pituitary Tumors; Prolactinomas – Medical versus Surgical Management; Neurosurgery for Cushing’s Disease; Postoperative radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary tumors; Management options for persistent postoperative acromegaly; Medical management of persistent and recurrent Cushing’s disease; Management of Large Aggressive Nonfunctional Pituitary Tumors – Experimental Medical Options when Surgery and Radiation Fail; Pituitary Carcinoma; Visual Outcomes after Surgery For Nonfunctional Adenomas Causing Visual Compromise; and Hypopituitarism and Central Diabetes Insipidus: Peri-Operative Diagnosis and Management.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit


Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 364110498X
Category: History
Page: 528
View: 9783

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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Men's Health, An Issue of Urologic Clinics - E-Book


Author: Steven A. Kaplan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455743216
Category: Medical
Page: 132
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This issue of the Urologic Clinics covers timely topics pertinent to Men's Health, including The Role of Primary Care in Men’s Health, Changes in Male Fertility in the Last Two Decades, The Aging Male, and Pre-adolescent issues as risk factors for adult male health.

The Man Without a Face

The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
Author: Masha Gessen
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847085962
Category: Political Science
Page: 480
View: 7315

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When Vladimir Putin, an unimportant, low-level KGB operative, was rushed to power by a group of Oligarchs in 1999, he was a man without a history. Within a few brief years, Putin had dismantled Russia's media, wrested control and wealth from the country's burgeoning business class, and decimated the fragile mechanisms of democracy. Virtually every obstacle to his unbridled control was removed and every opposing voice silenced, with political rivals and critics driven into exile or to the grave. Drawing on information and sources no other writer has tapped, Masha Gessen's fearless account charts Putin's rise from the boy who had scrapped his way through post-war Leningrad schoolyards, to the 'faceless' man who manoeuvred his way into absolute - and absolutely corrupt - power.

Urologic Surgical Pathology E-Book


Author: David G. Bostwick,Liang Cheng
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323086195
Category: Medical
Page: 1040
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With sweeping revisions throughout, the new edition of Urologic Surgical Pathology equips you to accurately diagnose specimens of the entire urinary tract and male reproductive system plus the adrenal glands. Comprehensive in scope, this title begins with a look at normal anatomy and histology for each organ system...followed by discussions of the pathology of congenital anomalies, inflammations, non-neoplastic diseases and neoplasia. Practical guidance in daily urological pathology sign-out and the latest recommended diagnostic approaches — with an emphasis on clinicopathologic and radiographic-pathologic correlations — makes this a true diagnostic decision-making medical reference. A consistent format enables you to locate critical information quickly, and more than 1600 high-quality illustrations — most in full color — make diagnosis even easier. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Rely on the practice-proven experience of today’s authorities to identify and diagnose with confidence. Confirm your diagnostic suspicions by comparing your findings to more than 1600 color images and color graphics. Quickly locate the specific information you need through an abundance of tables, diagrams and flowcharts; boxed lists of types and causes of diseases; differential diagnosis; characteristic features of diseases; complications; classifications; and staging. Stay current with the latest information on: differential diagnosis for all tumor types encountered in urological surgical pathology practice; urologic tumor specimen handling and reporting guidelines; new entities and updated classification schemes; and newer immunohistochemical and genetic diagnostic methods. Develop targeted therapy specific to a particular patient’s problem based on key molecular aspects of disease, especially in relevance to targeted therapy/personalized medicine. Provide the clinician with the most accurate diagnostic and prognostic indicators, by incorporating the latest classification and staging systems in your reports. Deepen your understanding of new diagnostic biomarkers and their utility in differential diagnosis.

Pathology of the Skin E-Book


Author: J. Eduardo Calonje,Thomas Brenn,Alexander J Lazar,Phillip H. McKee
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0723437181
Category: Medical
Page: 1906
View: 3359

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McKee's Pathology of the Skin is the most complete, in-depth resource on dermatopathology, covering etiology, pathogenesis, disease mechanisms, and recent genetic, molecular, and basic science data. Drs. J. Eduardo Calonje, Thomas Brenn, Alexander Lazar, and Phillip McKee present new illustrations, updated chapters, and coverage of new entities such as lymphomas, cutaneous tissue tumors, diseases of the nail, and more in this extensively revised fourth edition. This new edition is an absolute must for practicing dermatopathologists and general pathologists who sign out skin biopsies. It has over 5,000 images and new chapters on the pathology of HIV/AIDS, conjunctival tumors, sentinel lymph node biopsies, laboratory techniques in dermatopathology and a section on the pathology of salivary gland tumors. Also, the chapters on disorders of keratinization and diseases of the nails have been completely updated. With access to the full text, image and video bank online at www.expertconsult.com, you'll have convenient access to the guidance you need to formulate the most accurate reports. Recognize all the histological variations of any skin condition through coverage that integrates dermatopathology, clinical correlations, and clinical photographs. Easily reference key points thanks to bulleted lists of clinical features and differential diagnosis tables. Diagnose accurately using over 5,000 histopathologic and clinical illustrations that demonstrate the range of histologic manifestations. Stay current with updated and expanded coverage of diseases of the nail, cutaneous connective tissue tumors, tumors of the lymphoreticular system, and conjunctiva specimens. Minimize errors and formulate accurate reports by applying up-to-date molecular research tools, classification guidelines, immunohistochemical practices, and more. Effectively correlate your findings with clinical features through all-new, high-quality illustrations—none repeated from the previous editions—for each diagnostic entity. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with a downloadable image bank and a link to PathConsult.

Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease E-Book

Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features
Author: Mark Feldman,Lawrence S. Friedman,Lawrence J. Brandt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437727670
Category: Medical
Page: 2480
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Make optimal use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments with Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease - the indispensable information source in this broad field! Edited by Mark Feldman, MD, Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, and Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, this 9th Edition equips you with the amassed knowledge of hundreds of respected authorities from around the world, helping you to overcome all of your most complex clinical challenges and make the most effective use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments. Significant updates on bariatric surgery, Barrett's esophagus, and many other evolving areas keep your practice current. Full-text online access includes downloadable illustrations and links to reference abstracts. The result remains the indispensable core reference in gastroenterology and hepatology. World-renowned experts provide reliable guidance on every area of your field. A consistent, full-color chapter design lets you find information quickly. Significant updates on bariatric surgery, Barrett's esophagus, endoscopic ultrasound, endosonography, treatment of liver disease, and much more keep you current on the latest advances. Many new contributors from all over the world provide you with fresh insights on all areas of gastroenterology and hepatology. Full-text online access via Expert Consult includes downloadable illustrations and links to reference abstracts.

Clinical Dermatology E-Book


Author: Thomas P. Habif
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323080375
Category: Medical
Page: 1040
View: 7476

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Widely recognized as the world’s leading dermatology manual, the new edition of Habif’s Clinical Dermatology has been exhaustively updated to reflect today’s best practices. A wealth of new features makes it easier, than any other resource, to identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases. Presents outstanding photographs for virtually every common skin disorder. Organizes disease information with a Disorders Index on the inside front cover, allowing for quick access to specific guidance, and a brand new Regional Diagnosis Atlas in chapter 1. Uses a consistent format in every chapter to present information in a logical, easy-reference fashion. Features extensive revisions throughout that highlight the newest developments in diagnosis and treatment, giving you the absolute latest on virtually every skin disorder. Over 1000 full color photographs, incorporating 500 brand-new, never-before-published images for enhanced visual diagnostic guidance. Offers expanded material on non-white skin that prepares you to diagnose and treat different patient populations. Provides coverage of tropical diseases to help you treat patients who have been traveling abroad.

Clinical Biochemistry

Metabolic and Clinical Aspects
Author: William J. Marshall,Márta Lapsley,Andrew Day,Ruth Ayling
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070205478X
Category: Medical
Page: 996
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Essential reading for candidates for the MRCPath examination and similar postgraduate examinations in clinical biochemistry. The book gives an overview of the acquisition of data, as well as concentrating on clinical aspects of the subject, giving detailed coverage of all conditions where clinical biochemistry is used in diagnosis and management. In common with other diagnostic specialties clinical biochemistry now uses an increasing number of techniques involving the 'new biology': these are covered in this book. It is also increasingly common for medically qualified clinical biochemists to become involved in the clinical management of patients (eg nutritional support) and material on this will be included. Significant changes to content to reflect changes in how clinical chemistry services are organised and to reflect the advent of metabolic medicine as a recognised specialty. Chapter on Clinical biochemistry of nutrition to include new information on regulation of appetite and the clinical management of obesity. New chapter to bring together information on inborn errors of metabolism affecting adults. New chapter on clinical biochemistry of cardiovascular disease. The diabetes chapter has been split into two separate chapters to allow more detailed description of the practical clinical management of the disease.

Lean In

Frauen und der Wille zum Erfolg
Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 384370578X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 312
View: 7451

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In Deutschland sitzen in den Vorständen der 100 umsatzstärksten Firmen gerade einmal drei Prozent Frauen. International sieht es nicht viel besser aus. Sheryl Sandberg ist COO von Facebook und gehörte davor zur Führungsmannschaft bei Google. Zusammen mit ihrem Mann Dave erzieht sie zwei kleine Kinder. Sie ist eine der wenigen sichtbaren Top-Managerinnen weltweit und ein Vorbild für Frauen aller Generationen. In ihrem Buch widmet sie sich ihrem Herzensthema: Wie können mehr Frauen in anspruchsvollen Jobs an die Spitze gelangen? Sie beschreibt äußere und innere Barrieren, die Frauen den Aufstieg verwehren. Sandberg zeigt, wie jede Frau ihre Ziele erreichen kann.

Transsphenoidal Surgery E-Book


Author: Edward R. Laws Jr,Giuseppe Lanzino
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455700010
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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Transsphenoidal Surgery, by Drs. Laws and Lanzino, captures all of today's clinical knowledge on the multidisciplinary management of pituitary tumors, with a focus on surgical techniques. Acclaimed international experts bring you detailed guidance on natural history, radiologic and clinical aspects, surgical indications, and resection techniques. What’s more, case presentations and clinical photographs help you reduce the risk of error and advance your own surgical skills. Refine your skills through discissions of intraoperative imaging, new techniques in transsphenoidal surgery, new microsurgical procedures, radiosurgical techniques, and more. Get balanced and comprehensive perspectives on pituitary surgery from well-recognized international, multidisciplinary contributors. Make better-informed decisions with case presentations, drawn from Dr. Laws's 40 plus years as a leader in pituitary surgery, that include a summary of the clinical history, preoperative radiographs, and postoperative clinical information and radiographs. Tap into exceptional visual guidance and reduce the risk of error through abundant clinical photographs and line drawings. Find the information you need quickly via a consistent chapter-to-chapter organization.