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posted October 21, 1998


The Craft of Religious Studies

Edited by Jon Stone
Lecturer in Religious Studies

This collection of 14 original essays by distinguished scholars of religious studies reflect on their approaches to understanding the mysteries of religious experience. Though the human dimension of scholarship is often overlooked in religious studies, an examination of research and analytical methods reveals much about the development of religious studies as a humanistic discipline.

335 pages
St. Martin's Press, New York


After Restructuring:
Empowerment Strategies at Work in America's Hospitals

By Thomas Rundall
Professor and director of the graduate program in Health Services Management

David Starkweather
Professor emeritus of Health Services Management at the School of Public health

Barbara Norrish
Graduate of Berkeley's doctoral program in Health Services and Policy Analysis

After Restructuring examines nine hospital systems as they restructure and reports on the most effective strategies and practices for making organizational change within hospitals and other health care organizations. The book shows what actually happens in health care institutions that have restructured their clinical operations and offers valuable information on how to plan and manage strategically the effects of change on patient care, nursing and the culture of the organization.

360 pages
Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers


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