Compensated Dating Buying and Selling Sex in Cyberspace (Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia)

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Compensated Dating: Buying and Selling Sex in Cyberspace (Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia)
Lise Eliot, “What’s Going on in There?: How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life”
The 10-Day Plan to Nourish & Glow: Lose weight, feel great, and transform your relationship with food by Amelia Freer
The Brain Boost Diet Plan: 4 weeks to optimise your mood, memory and brain health for life by Christine Bailey
Sexualities and Genders in Education: Towards Queer Thriving (Queer Studies and Education) by Adam J. Greteman

Compensated Dating: Buying and Selling Sex in Cyberspace (Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia)

English | 18 Feb. 2018 | ISBN: 9811069735 | 218 Pages | PDF | 2.65 MB

This book considers a burgeoning social phenomenon, compensated dating in Hong Kong, that facilitates direct commercial sex exchange between consenting females from their mid-teens through the late 20s and males from their early 20s to mid-adulthood. Informed by the transformation of intimacy, the breakdown of institutional constraints, the emergence of a new female sexual autonomy and the advancement of information technology, this book moves beyond stereotypes of sex work to look at the complexities of compensated dating. The phenomenon of compensated dating is distinctive from most other sex trades in that it involves intense emotional interactions and often extends beyond the commercial boundary. Given the dynamic, flexible and ambiguous nature of compensated dating, it has become more of a space for sexual explorations and less of a rigid model of commercial sex, at least in the eye of the participants. This book walks through how men become involved in compensated dating and also sheds lights on how gender relations are negotiated, with important implications on what it means to be a man and a woman in contemporary Hong Kong society. It also speaks to the broader transformations of some of the key social structures and elements, particularly gender and sexualities, in the era of late modernity.

Lise Eliot, “What’s Going on in There?: How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life”

ISBN: 0553102745, 0553378252 | 1999 | EPUB | 544 pages | 7 MB

As a research neuroscientist, Lise Eliot has made the study of the human brain her life’s work. But it wasn’t until she was pregnant with her first child that she became intrigued with the study of brain development.
She wanted to know precisely how the baby’s brain is formed, and when and how each sense, skill, and cognitive ability is developed. And just as important, she was interested in finding out how her role as a nurturer can affect this complex process. How much of her baby’s development is genetically ordained–and how much is determined by environment? Is there anything parents can do to make their babies’ brains work better–to help them become smarter, happier people?
Drawing upon the exploding research in this field as well as the stories of real children, What’s Going On in There? is a lively and thought-provoking book that charts the brain’s development from conception through the critical first five years.
In examining the many factors that play crucial roles in that process, What’s Going On in There? explores the evolution of the senses, motor skills, social and emotional behaviors, and mental functions such as attention, language, memory, reasoning, and intelligence. This remarkable book also discusses:
how a baby’s brain is “assembled” from scratch
the critical prenatal factors that shapebrain development
how the birthing process itself affects the brain
which forms of stimulation are most effective at promoting cognitive development
how boys’ and girls’ brains develop differently
how nutrition, stress, and other physical and social factors can permanently affect a child’s brain
Brilliantly blending cutting-edge science with a mother’s wisdom and insight, What’s Going On in There? is an invaluable contribution to the nature versus nurture debate. Children’s development is determined both by the genes they are born with and the richness of their early environment. This timely and important book shows parents the innumerable ways in which they can actually help their children grow better brains.

The 10-Day Plan to Nourish & Glow: Lose weight, feel great, and transform your relationship with food by Amelia Freer

English | December 19th, 2017 | ISBN: 0147531047 | 336 pages | EPUB | 192.49 MB

The much-anticipated new book from bestselling author and nutritional therapist Amelia Freer, that will help you transform your relationship with food, for life.
In Amelia Freer’s most comprehensive book yet, she shares the practices she has developed and refined over years of working with high-profile clients, such as James Corden and Victoria Beckham. It includes a 10-day plan and over 40 recipes that will fundamentally transform the way you grocery shop, cook, and eat–now and for life. With gentle yet authoritative guidance, this book will empower you to achieve a healthier and happier relationship with food, and to discover a way of eating that is right for you.
Amelia recognizes that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to food, and the simple, delicious recipes she provides are bright, fresh antidotes to what many people envision when they think of eating on a diet. Nourishing yet creative recipes (and their vegan alternatives) like Turmeric & Mango Spiced Chia Pot, Rainbow Abundance Bowl, Salmon Salad in a Jar, Overnight Oat Crumble with Apple, and Falafel Burgers, will leave you satisfied and inspired to embark on a journey of healthy eating for life.

The Brain Boost Diet Plan: 4 weeks to optimise your mood, memory and brain health for life by Christine Bailey

English | January 18th, 2018 | ASIN: B075JNSXGY, ISBN: 1848993390 | 208 pages | EPUB | 33.62 MB

What you fuel your body with is at the core of your health and is even more true with the brain. Eat the right foods and you can profoundly affect your brain function now and in the future. The Brain Boost Diet Plan is a 4-week diet to cleanse and renew your brain and brain function.
With a focus on beneficial fats and nutrient-dense everyday foods, the plan is made up of 100 delicious, easy recipes that are low in sugar, gluten-free and packed with nutrients designed to optimise brain health and function. It’s a simple, effective and delicious way to cleanse your brain of imbalances and nourish, energise and heal your brain for a sharper, calmer, healthier you.
The latest research now clearly indicates the incredible importance diet plays in reducing the risk of conditions such as cognitive decline, mood disorders, Alzheimer’s and depression. The Brain Boost Diet Plan addresses the underlying imbalances in the body and brain that contribute to these conditions, such as inflammation, glycation, fatty acid imbalances, poor methylation and low nutritional status. These are highly technical dietary functions which expert nutritionist Christine Bailey is able to speak to both authoritatively and in a way that makes them understood by all.

Sexualities and Genders in Education: Towards Queer Thriving (Queer Studies and Education) by Adam J. Greteman

English | 18 Feb. 2018 | ISBN: 3319711288 | 230 Pages | PDF | 1.66 MB

This book explores queerness in the context of changing economic, intellectual, sexual, and school terrains. Greteman proposes the concept queer thriving to imagine how queers might develop in-contestation to becoming normalized. This work and the work of queer thriving challenge various norms that have evolved over the course of queer theory’s history. To read queer thriving into the world takes the reader into investigations of the child, the seminar classroom, queer cultures, the history of AIDS, and emerging discourses on barebacking and PrEP. Queer thriving guides queers into a 21st century that does justice to diverse queer existences, past and present.