Subject: Social Science

Why Marriage Matters, Third Edition: Twenty-Six Conclusions from the Social Sciences By W
44 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-2-47 978-1-931764-28-5
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Why Marriage Matters, Third Edition: Twenty-Six Conclusions from the Social Sciences

Why Marriage Matters reviews the relevant research on family topics and comes to three fundamental conclusions: marriage is an important social good, marriage is an important public good, and the benefits of marriage extend to poor and minority communities.

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Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS: What Africa Can Teach the West By J and M
256 pages | ISBN 9780935372564
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Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS: What Africa Can Teach the West

Using abundant evidence drawn from the latest scientific research, Hanley and de Irala show that the most effective method of combating AIDS is through sexual abstinence and fidelity in marriage.

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A Catholic Guide to Ethical Clinical Research By C
67 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-53-3
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A Catholic Guide to Ethical Clinical Research

This small volume is designed to provoke thought about key question in modern research ethics and attempts to resolve a series of real-life cases in research ethics by applying four key principles of the moral life, namely, truth, respect for life, the integrity of persons, and the conjoined ideas of generosity and justice.

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Catholic Health Care Ethics: A Manual for Practitioners By A, E and P
466 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-54-0
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Catholic Health Care Ethics: A Manual for Practitioners

More than thirty authors, who are experts in their fields, examine moral action theory, key ethical principles, ethics committees, the embryo and fetus, contraception, reproductive technologies, and numerous other topics.

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Handbook on Critical Life Issues, Revised Third Edition By J
285 pages | ISBN 9780935372472
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Handbook on Critical Life Issues, Revised Third Edition

This popular classroom text appears in a revised third edition with updates on nutrition and hydration, the persistent vegetative state, stem cell research, euthanasia, important court rulings, and many other topics critical to today’s health care profession.

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Live the Truth: The Moral Legacy of John Paul II in Catholic Health Care By E
343 pages | ISBN 9780935372496
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Live the Truth: The Moral Legacy of John Paul II in Catholic Health Care

An appreciation for the papacy of John Paul II, this volume was produced shortly after his death on April 2, 2005. Two of his encyclicals come in for close examination, namely Evangelium vitae, the great essay on the good of human life, and Veritatis splendor, the Pope’s examination of act of moral judgment.

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Walk as Children of Light: The Challenge of Cooperation in a Pluralistic Society By E and L
287 pages | ISBN 9780935372465
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Walk as Children of Light: The Challenge of Cooperation in a Pluralistic Society

The writers in this volume seek ways in which to cooperate with a wider culture does not necessarily share the moral vision of the Catholic Church. How does one provide health care in cooperation with others who sometimes hold view diametrically opposed to those advanced by the Church and the Western tradition?

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Thrift or Debt: Which Direction Is Right for Texas? By B, C and S
70 pages | ISBN 9781931764230
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Thrift or Debt: Which Direction Is Right for Texas?

In this appeal to the Texas Legislature, the Texas Thrift Coalition (a nonpartisan, volunteer group of leaders and organizations) promotes thrift and encourages saving as a path to family prosperity and financial security for Texans.

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Work: The Meaning of Your Life – A Christian Perspective By L
75 pages | ISBN 9781880595725
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Work: The Meaning of Your Life – A Christian Perspective

Where do we find the core of life’s meaning? Right on the job! At whatever work we do — with head or hand, from kitchen to executive suite, from your house to the White House! “Work is the great equaliser — everyone has to come to it in order to find meaning in living: no short cuts, no detours, no bargain rates.”

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The State of Our Unions 2009: Money & Marriage By E and W
116 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-17-9
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The State of Our Unions 2009: Money & Marriage

State of Our Unions 2009 seeks to answer the following questions: How is the Great Recession affecting the institution of marriage, as measured by changes in marriage and divorce rates in the United States? How do family finances—especially credit card debt and family assets—shape the quality and stability of contemporary married life in America?

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