Accomplished Editor/Proofreader specializing in the nonfiction and academic areas. More than 30 years' experience editing everything from professional journal articles and discussion papers to books and research reports. Emphasis on the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities. A lifelong lover of language, I thrive on helping writers hone their craft.
The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap is a complete rewrite of Ross’s first book. Not only is the book re-written, re-organized, updated and expanded, it contains over 125 more pages than the original. Ross provides a more explicit rendering of The Human Magnet Syndrome, that includes new theories, explanations and concepts. The information on Gaslighting and The Narcissis... read more
This volume establishes Amitai Etzioni's communitarian approach to international relations as a distinct school of American foreign policy thought. Nikolas K. Gvosdev systematically evaluates Etzioni's ideas, tracing their origins during the Cold War and their relevance to current challenges in Asia and the Middle East, and considering their strengths and weaknesses.Etzioni agrees with liberal... read more
This book examines human-interest stories that circulate narratives about how markets, in alliance with nation-states, promote freedom and bring stability to previously marginalized people. It unpacks text samples which suggest racialized and gendered distribution of abandonment, violence, and death inherent to neoliberalism. Building on these brief moments, it examines whether it is possible ... read more
EMBRACE (Expanding Medical and Behavioral Resources with Access to Care for Everyone) was conceived by healthcare professionals, not lawmakers, with an infrastructure designed to use modern innovations and technology to achieve effective and efficient healthcare. It is more than the health insurance reform of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). It is more than single-payer health insuranc... read more
Despite the trendiness of cooking shows, few people actually cook their own meals. What’s the disconnect? In her years of working with various clients, author and chef Cathy Vogt has recognized several obstacles that keep people from getting started. This guide will empower you to make peace with the kitchen and bravely embark on your own cooking adventure to a healthier and more holistic life... read more
This is a book for the person who is hungry for an answer. I know that feeling. I was stuck in it for years and as a Coach and Speaker, I have noticed there is a constant theme for us all. We have read all of the success books, we have gone to the seminars but when we go to execute their wonderful information a feeling comes up. We lay in bed and just don't "feel" like doing what they suggest ... read more
An anthology presents 9 original studies that evaluate the uses of closed-circuit television (CCTV) and improvements to street lighting to help prevent crime in public spaces in the U.K. and elsewhere. Editors Kate Painter and Nick Tilley provide an introduction. The papers are: "Privatopia on Trial? Property Guardianship in the Suburbs" by Tim Hope; "A Review of Street Lighting Evaluations: C... read more
Crime Control in Britain presents the results of the major criminological research carried out over the last 25 years by the Home Office Research Unit, a multidisciplinary body of social scientists located in the central governmental department of Great Britain. Its contents consist of journal articles, extracts from monographs, and original papers, presented in the form of a reader which plac... read more
Situational crime prevention has drawn increasing interest in recent years,yet the debate has looked mainly at whether it 'works' to prevent crime. This volume addresses the ethics of situational crime prevention and also examines the place of situational crime prevention within criminology. The contributors are twelve distinguished criminologists who together advance our understanding of the ... read more
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I've been a freelance proofreader for close to 20 years. I've proofread everything from cookbooks to business books for major publishers.
I'm a book editor and proofreader who specializes in health and wellness, narrative nonfiction, sports, cooking, gardening, and music topics