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A Philosophy of Boredom

by Lars Svendsen

<p>It has been described as a &quot;tame longing without any particular object&quot; by Schopenhauer, &quot;a bestial and indefinable affliction&quot; by Dostoevsky, and &quot;time's invasion of your world system&quot; by Joseph Brodsky, but ...

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A Philosophy of Nationhood and the Modern Self

by Michal Rozynek

<p>This book delves into the philosophical presuppositions of modern political agency. Michal Rozynek explores the place of nationalism in an increasingly cosmopolitan world by approaching the fundamental questions of modern subjectivity from a ...

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A Place-Based Perspective of Food in Society

by Kevin M. Fitzpatrick & Don Willis

<p >This book provides an outstanding collection of interdisciplinary and international essays examining the food-place relationship. It explores such topics as the history of food and agriculture, the globalization and localization of food, and

ISBN: 9781137408389

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A polgári perrendtartás (1952-2016)

by Dr. Tóth Barbara, Dr. Wopera Zsuzsa

<p>A jogszabálytükör párhuzamos szerkesztésben mutatja az új, 2016-os Pp. és a régi, 1952-es Pp. tartalmilag szinkronizált rendelkezéseit. A párhuzamos megjelenítés a régi törvénybol indul ki, így a dokumentum bal oldalán ennek szövege ...

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A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America

by Boyce Brown

<p><em>A Policy History of Standards-Based Education in America</em> is a narrative history of the development of standards-based education in the United States over the last several decades, from the perspective of anarchist cultural studies. ...

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A Political Economy of the United States, China, and India

Prosperity with Inequality

by Shalendra D. Sharma

<p>The precipitous rise in global and national economic inequality, which the inexorable force of globalization promised to address with affluence and abundance for all, has returned with a vengeance. The problem of worsening socioeconomic ...

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A Post-Colonial Enquiry into Europe’s Debt and Migration Crisis

by Ranabir Samaddar

<p>This important and topical volume is composed around the debt and migration crisis in Europe in 2015 (known as the Greece crisis), and written almost concurrently as the two crises developed in quick succession. The central argument here is ...

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A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?

Social conflicts and cultural responses

by Nehring, Daniel & Gómez Michel, Gerardo

<p>Ongoing conflicts between neoliberal and post-neoliberal politics have resulted in growing social instability in Latin America. This book explores the cultural dynamics of neoliberalism and anti-neoliberal resistance in Latin America as a ...

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A Pound of Flesh

Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor

by Alexes Harris

<p>Over seven million Americans are either incarcerated, on probation, or on parole, with their criminal records often following them for life and affecting access to higher education, jobs, and housing. Court-ordered monetary sanctions that ...

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A Practical Approach to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adolescents

by Manju Mehta & Rajesh Sagar

<p>This volume discusses adolescent mental health concerns in non-Western contexts and situations, ranging from common mental disorders to building life skills. It combines previous literature and empirical work on various disorders to provide a

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A Practical Guide to Gender Diversity and Sexuality in Early Years

by Deborah Price

<p>Aiding discussion of gender diversity and sexuality with very young children, this practical guide helps practitioners explore these themes in early years settings. Promoting and extending current good practice, the book offers advice and ...

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A Practical Guide to Graphics Reporting

Information Graphics for Print, Web & Broadcast

by Jennifer George-Palilonis

<p>Since this book first published in 2006, the field of information visualization has changed dramatically. First, information visualization has exploded online and on other digital platforms. Second, information graphics reporting has ...

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A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

by Angelina Jalonen & Paul Cilia La Cilia La Corte

<p>The need to support refugees has never been more urgent, but how can everyone working with them provide consistently effective care? Written for a range of professionals including therapists, teachers, social workers, housing support workers ...

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A Primer for Chiral Perturbation Theory

by Stefan Scherer & Matthias R. Schindler

<p>Chiral Perturbation Theory, as effective field theory, is a commonly accepted and well established working tool, approximating quantum chromodynamics at energies well below typical hadron masses.</p> <p>This volume, based on a number of ...

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A Primer of Dutch Seventeenth Century Overseas Trade

by David William Davies

<p>This volume is an attempt to give the American reader an idea of the extent of the Dutch network of trade in the seventeenth century. Although some effort is made to sketch out, however briefly, the activities of the Dutch in various regions ...

ISBN: 9789401576123

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A Printed Icon in Early Modern Italy

Forlì's Madonna of the Fire

by Lisa Pon

<p>In 1428, a devastating fire destroyed a schoolhouse in the northern Italian city of Forlì, leaving only a woodcut of the Madonna and Child that had been tacked to the classroom wall. The people of Forlì carried that print - now known as the ...

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A Publisher and His Friends

by Samuel Smiles

<p>A Publisher and His Friends<br /> Samuel Smiles, scottish author and government reformer (1812-1904)</p> <p>This ebook presents &laquo;A Publisher and His Friends&raquo;, from Samuel Smiles. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump ...

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A Queerly Joyful Noise

Choral Musicking for Social Justice

by Julia "Jules" Balén

<p><em>A Queerly Joyful Noise</em> examines how choral singing can be both personally transformative and politically impactful. As they blend their different voices to create something beautiful, LGBTIQ singers stand together and make themselves

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A Question of Worth

Economy, Society and the Quantification of Human Value

by Chris Steed

<p>The prevailing ethos of the modern world is that the only values we can usefully measure are those that can be expressed in terms of economics. Our value and worth are contingent upon what we earn and on what we own. Yet the outcome of the ...

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A Quiet Revolution?

The Rise of Women Managers, Business Owners and Leaders in the Arabian Gulf States

by Nick Forster

<p>An irreversible transformation is taking place in the lives of many thousands of university educated professional women in the United Arab Emirates, Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Drawing on eight years' participative research and ...

ISBN: 9781108206877

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