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Spring/Summer 2013 | volume 19 | number 2

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Comprehensive Children’s Mental Health Services in Schools and Communities: A Public Health Problem-Solving Model; By Rick Short, dean of the School of Human Sciences and Humanities and professor of psychology. Routledge, New York (2012). Co-author Short offers a public health model for mental health services, specifically those geared for children. The model explores expanding psychological services for children instead of replacing the current model for school psychology. A CD included with the text contains additional materials. ISBN 9780415804486.
Digital Media Law, Second Edition; By Ashley Packard, professor of communication and digital media studies. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., West Sussex, UK (2013). The second edition of Packard’s text provides updated information on laws and rulings regarding the media including WikiLeaks, cyber-stalking and privacy issues. Readers will also gain a solid foundation on media law, and can follow updates on the topic with the text’s supplementary website. ISBN 9781118290729.

Inner Space, Global Matter: Recording from the Structures Within; Edited by Jane Chin Davidson, assistant professor of applied design and visual arts. University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery, Houston (2012). An illustrated catalog chronicling the multi-venue survey of recent works by Portland artist Geraldine Ondrizek, exhibited simultaneously at UHCL, Space Center Houston and Florida International University. Contributions by the artist, projector curator Jane Chin Davidson and other guest writers explore Ondrizek’s large-scale installations based on research images of human genetics. ISBN 9780578114262.

Listen to Me Now, or Listen to Me Later: A Memoir of Academic Success for College Students;William T. Hoston, assistant professor of political science and program convener. Kendall Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa (2013). Hoston’s book offers college students strategies for academic success while they are pursuing higher education degrees. Throughout the text, themes such as determination and courage serve as guides for students on how to approach and handle problems, gain self-awareness and become active learners. ISBN 9781465201379.
Photographing God: a spiritual guide to Visual Journalism; By Kirk Sides, adjunct professor of communication. Self-published, United States (2012). Sides offers guidance for aspiring visual journalists who comprehend the basics of photography, but desire direction and inspiration for their images. Each chapter contains discussion points that relate to Bible verses and images showing God in all aspects of everyday life. ISBN 9781481073127.
Then We’ll Sing a New Song: African Influences on America’s Religious Landscape; By Mary Ann Clark, adjunct professor of humanities. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc., Lanham, Maryland (2012). Clark investigates how African religions have shaped beliefs and practices in America. She goes beyond the story of how African American religions developed and discusses the broad reaches of these religions and the black church. ISBN 9781442208797.
Women Writing Violence: The Novel and Radical Feminist Imaginaries; By Shreerekha Subramanian, assistant professor of humanities. Sage Publications, Los Angeles (2013).Subramanian’s first monograph gives readers a new way of thinking about violence and survival from a feminist point of view. She discusses the literary landscapes of African-American writer Toni Morrison along with South Asian writers such as Mridula Garg, Tahmina Durrani, Amrita Pritam, Bapsi Sidhwa and Mahasweta Devi. ISBN 9788132108948.

To obtain a copy of the books listed above, call the UHCL Bookstore at 281-283-2180.


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