Providing editorial services (developmental and substantive) for book-length and short-form content for the academic, scholarly, researcher, and practitioner markets.
At OUP I developed, launched, curated, and edited major new web-based reference projects in the Earth and Space Sciences quite broadly conceived and inclusive of allied disciplines across the social sciences and humanities.
Acquired, developed, and edited book lists broadly conceived in nursing education, research, and practice -- for practitioners at all levels, higher education teachers and students, health care business professionals, and allied disciplines.
Directed , curated, and edited leading monograph and special publication series in the Earth and Space Sciences for graduate-level readers, researchers, and scientists.
Acquired, developed, and edited trade health titles for the lay market.
Directed NLN Press; acquired, edited, and produced expansive book lists in nursing education, research, and practice for all levels of educators, students, researchers, and practitioners. NLN is one of two accrediting bodies for higher education in nursing the United States.
The rise of American geography as a distinctive science in the United States straddles the 19th and 20th centuries, extending from the post-Civil war period to 1970. American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographic Science is the first book to thoroughly and richly explicate this history. Its author, Geoffrey J. Martin, the foremost historian on the subject and official archivist of the A... read more
2010 PROSE Award Winner for Nursing & Allied Health Sciences! 2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Public Interest and Creative Works! The accounts are vivid, colorful, descriptive, intense, and often horrific and give cross-sectional views of life in the trenches during this disaster√ñThis book is a rich primary source for both historians and disaster preparedness planners. It's not only... read more
And, tell, tulip, the summer charts a journey over several years and continents amidst the turmoil and conflict that mark our time. Episodic, combustive, lyrical and urbane, its poems and stories capture and captivate the world we know and wish to know. From the Balkans, still traumatized by the after-effects of war, to the Sahel, where sand and sky compel extreme disjunctions, to Paris and Ne... read more
Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. Poets, artists, dance theater and theatre creators, photographers, composers, sculptors, inventors, critics, and seekers - friends and colleagues all - their oeuvres and interventions track their effort t... read more
Poetry. "Always in Allan Graubard's work there is the dreamer dreaming that he is dreamed by the dreamer, eyes wide open, seeing, yes, but also stripping through the layers that make up our existence, here and now, dark and luminous, dreamt and waking. Graubard's gaze is piercing, it cuts through to the core, as the beings and things, both historical and experienced, that constitute his cosmol... read more
Awarded first place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Education/Continuing Education category This is the first book to provide an in-depth exploration of strengths-based nursing care. It includes personal stories from practicing nurses and expert consultants using SBC, which enhances interest and credibility. It is filled with exercises and examples to help educators or n... read more
Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. Volume I charts its course from 1971 through 1985. Volume II continues to the present. Included throughout are works by Schlechter Duvall, C. Brooke Rothwell, Ira Cohen, Will Alexander, Alice Farley, Jack... read more
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of theSpecial Publications Series.Hurricane research implicates something more than science. It isthe key to saving lives and mitigating economic damage. From theGalveston catastrophe of 1900, where more than 8,000 people died,to the economic devastation wrought by Hurricane Andrew in 1992 inthe United States, scientists have striven to under... read more
...[A] superb textbook based on the expertise of multiple contributors from the field... The editors accomplished a difficult task in developing this well-written, comprehensive psychiatric√±mental health nursing text. It is an excellent resource for both the novice nursing student and the practitioner." --Kathryn Y. Raymond, M.S., A.P.R.N. Psychiatric Services Some call it the encounter; othe... read more
Praise for the First Edition:“There is a plethora of policy books on the market, but none illustrate the steps in the policy process better than this one. The high caliber editors and contributors, all of whom have been involved in policy work, bring years of experience to illustrate the key points...This outstanding resource will help motivate many more nurses to get involved in the policy pr... read more
Angela Barron McBride has a long and renowned history in nursing leadership and education. This book, which focuses on developing nurse leaders, carries on in the tradition of her previous successes, including The Growth and Development of Mothers, recognized as one of the best books of 1973 by both The New York Times and the American Journal of Nursing. From then to now, she has exerted leade... read more
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series.This book, beautifully illustrated with dozens of extraordinary photographs, not only tells the history of the expeditions to explore the Columbia Glacier, but also shows how warming over the last century in combination with internal physics of the glacier act to produce dramatic and unpredictable responses ... read more
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of theSpecial Publications Series.Today nearly half of the Earth's peoples live in cities, andprojected trends indicate a rise to five billion city dwellers bythe year 2025. All cities become increasingly coupled with andvulnerable to their environment as they grow. For cities to be safeand sustainable we must be ever aware of the inter-relat... read more
Through a comprehensive collection of articles, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication explores the origin and evolution of our understanding of climate change as it is presented in communication and media. Taking a multifaceted approach, the encyclopedia offers a scholarly examination of the effects of climate change communication on public opinion and policy decisions; journ... read more
Lawrence D. Butch Morris (1947–2013) was an American jazz cornetist, composer and conductor, internationally considered one of the great musical innovators of our times. His interests in ensemble music―from avant-garde jazz to contemporary classical―crystallized into a unique method of real-time orchestral composition, which he called Conduction®, designed to enable conductors to direct an ens... read more
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