Saturday, December 5, 2009

Magnet Therapy a Medical Dictionary Bibliography and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References or From the Kitchen to the Parlor

Magnet Therapy - a Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

Author: Icon Health Publications

This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to magnet therapy. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources. The book is designed for physicians, medical students preparing for Board examinations, medical researchers, and patients who want to become familiar with research dedicated to magnet therapy.If your time is valuable, this book is for you. First, you will not waste time searching the Internet while missing a lot of relevant information. Second, the book also saves you time indexing and defining entries. Finally, you will not waste time and money printing hundreds of web pages.

Interesting book: True Professionalism or Introduction to Managerial Accounting

From the Kitchen to the Parlor: Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care

Author: Lanita Jacobs Huey

When is hair "just hair" and when is it not "just hair"? Documenting the politics of African American women's hair, this multi-sited linguistic ethnography explores everyday interaction in beauty parlors, Internet discussions, comedy clubs, and other contexts to illuminate how and why hair matters in African American women's day-to-day experiences.

Table of Contents:
Introduction: From the Kitchen to the Parlor3
1Negotiating Expert and Novice Identities through Client-stylist Interactions17
2"We Are Like Doctors": Socializing Cosmetologists into the Discourse of Science29
3A License to Touch: Cosmetology as a Divine Calling47
4Gender, Authenticity, and Hair in African American Stand-up Comedy71
5"BTW, How Do You Wear Your Hair?": Gender and Race in Computer-mediated Hair Debates89
6Constructing and Contesting Knowledge in Women's Cross-cultural Hair Testimonies105
7Critical Reflections on Language, Gender, and "Native" Anthropology129
AppendixTranscription Conventions149

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