Dr Annie Southern was educated at Oxford University and has a PhD in health science from the University of Canterbury. Her doctorate looked at women's career experiences as they are affected by mental illness. She has worked in publishing as a magazine and book editor. She has also lived through the Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand and has an interest in earthquake trauma. Her publications are available both as ebooks and print editions.
Women-specific issues can be found in career development due to changing social trends, the socialisation of girls, and home/work role conflict. This workbook explores how career theory relates specifically to women's issues. The exercises help women understand what makes them ‘tick’ in terms of their career development so that they can make optimal decisions for their future success and happiness
This book is intended to help you to develop awareness of your teenager’s career identity so that you can assist them to make successful career decisions. It will help you to learn about their personal career preferences. Through doing the activities in this book you will get a clearer picture of the types of work they would like to pursue.
The experience of mental illness can make career development very difficult. Illness can lead to job loss and the need for unanticipated life transitions. This workbook's special focus on mental illness helps you to work out the directions you might take in life after experiencing mental illness and reaching a level of recovery that means you are ready to engage in work again.
Interested in exploring your career options? The exercises in this practical workbook are designed as prompts and insight generators to help you work out for yourself what direction to take. Whether career planning, looking for work or just interested in learning more about yourself and what makes you tick, this workbook can help you explore who you are in relation to the world of work.
This book profiles three women publishers at three women's presses: Emily Faithfull at the Victoria Press in the nineteenth century, and Lilian Mohin at Onlywomen Press and Sue Butterworth at Silver Moon Books in the twentieth century. For the reader interested in printing by women as well as publishing by women this book provides an account of those experiences also.
From the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century, the history of Western approaches towards ‘madness’ is a history of attempting to classify symptoms, name disorders, house the 'mad', care for the distressed, cure mental 'disease', and predict outcomes of ‘illnesses.’ This brief history looks at those approaches and the eras in which they predominated.