The Little Book of Feminist Saints

The Little Book of Feminist Saints
This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honours one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the world. In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant and surprising biographies with stunning full-colour portraits of secular female ‘saints’: champions of strength and progress. These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds including Maya Angelou – Jane Austen – Ruby Bridges – Rachel Carson – Shirley Chisholm – Hillary Clinton – Marie Curie and Irene Joliot Curie – Isadora Duncan – Amelia Earhart – Artemisia Gentileschi – Grace Hopper – Dolores Huerta – Frida Kahlo – Billie Jean King – Audre Lorde – Wilma Mankiller – Toni Morrison – Michelle Obama – Sandra Day O’Connor – Sally Ride – Eleanor Roosevelt – Margaret Sanger – Sappho – Nina Simone – Gloria Steinem – Kanno Sugako – Harriet Tubman – Mae West – Virginia Woolf – Malala Yousafzai Open to any page and find daily inspiration and lasting delight.
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The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy – Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)

The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy – Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)
This book offers therapists an integrated approach to adding a polyvagal foundation to their work with clients. With clear explanations of the organizing principles of Polyvagal Theory, this complex theory is translated into clinician and client-friendly language. Using a unique autonomic mapping process along with worksheets designed to effectively track autonomic response patterns, this book presents practical ways to work with clients’ experiences of connection. Through exercises that have been specifically created to engage the regulating capacities of the ventral vagal system, therapists are given tools to help clients reshape their autonomic nervous systems.

Adding a polyvagal perspective to clinical practice draws the autonomic nervous system directly into the work of therapy, helping clients re-pattern their nervous systems, build capacities for regulation, and create autonomic pathways of safety and connection. With chapters that build confidence in understanding Polyvagal Theory, chapters that introduce worksheets for mapping, tracking, and practices for re-patterning, as well as a series of autonomic meditations, this book offers therapists a guide to practicing polyvagal-informed therapy. 

The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy is essential reading for therapists who work with trauma and those who seek an easy and accessible way of understanding the significance that Polyvagal Theory has to clinical work.

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Twilight’s Children: Chronicles of an Uncommon Life


Twenty-three writers lend their voice to Twilight’s Children and their caregivers creating a new normal within each piece of writing. Is a person with disabilities rewarded for his bravery or overlooked? Can a parent make the rational decision to send a differently-abled child away? How does a typical sibling cope with always being second best? Does love come for them or is it coated in deceit? What does it feel like to have your desires and pain locked inside your own mind? The book explores many such dilemmas and a range of human experiences full of compassion, love, perseverance, victory and strength is exposed. Authors: Shanti Auluck, Aradhana Lal , Aditya Mukherjee, Arpita Banerjee, Aashisha Chakraborty, Ananya Mahapatra, Bhuvaneshwari Shankar, Nirmalya Banerjee, Namrata Chauhan, Tanushree Ghosh Dhall, Deepa Garwa, Manika Sharma, Deepti Menon, Madhavi Gupta, Harshali Singh, Karnika Upadhyay, Kay Natesan, Kena Shree, Nithya Rajagopal, Mira Saraf, Roshan Radhakrishnan, Rakesh Saraf.
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BPAE104 Personnel Administration (IGNOU Help book for BPAE-104 in Hindi Medium)

BPAE104 Personnel Administration (IGNOU Help book for BPAE-104 in Hindi Medium)
BPAE-104 Personnel Administration In Hindi CONTENTS COVERED Block- 1 Personnel Administration Unit-1 Concept, Nature and Scope of Personnel Administration Unit-2 Functions and Significance of Personnel Administration Unit-2 Role of Public Services in Administrative System Unit-4 Characteristics of Public Personnel Administration in India Block- 2 Civil Services in India Unit-5 Civil Services in the Context of Modern Bureaucracy Unit-6 Bases of Bureaucracy Unit-7 Development of Public Services in India Unit-8 Classification of Services (Cadres) Unit-9 Generalists and Specialists Block- 3 Personnel Agencies Unit-10 Role and Functions of Department of Personnel/Union Public Service Commission/State Public Service Commission/Staff Selection Commission Unit-11 Central and State Training Institutes Unit-12 Administrative Tribunals Unit-13 Career Planning and Development Block- 4 Personnel Management: Policies and Practices Unit-14 Personnel Policy Unit-15 Recruitment (Reservation in Services) Unit-16 Promotion Unit-17 Training Unit-18 Performance Appraisal Block- 5 Working Conditions and Conditions of Service Unit-19 Salary Administration, Incentives and Other Benefits Unit-20 Conduct and Discipline Unit-21 Administrative Ethics and Integrity in Civil Services Block- 6 Employer-Employee Relations Unit-22 Employee Unions Unit-23 Joint Consultative Machinery Unit-24 Right of Public Servants Unit-25 Motivation and Morale QUESTION PAPER Sample Paper – I Sample Paper – II
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