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Openness in the Face of Systemic Constraints

Openness in the Face ...

This book explores the role of science and public participation in an environmental policy-making process in Western Australia. The focus is on the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA), a Federal Government initiative designed to resolve a long-running dispute over native forest use and management. The analysis reveals a systemic failure in the management of the RFA, pointing towards a process and ...

107,00 CHF

ENVISION ME AS A WORKER

ENVISION ME AS A ...

Readiness for rehabilitation is defined in this studyas the "cognitive precursor of behavioral change." It may be seen as the movement from weighing up goalincentives and expectancies to the implementation ofa chosen goal. In vocational rehabilitation, readiness is typically assessed superficially andreported dichotomously as either ready or not ready. The motivation for assessment of readiness is oftento justify acceptance decisions ...

107,00 CHF

Mind vs. Money

Mind vs. Money

Western intellectuals have trumpeted contempt for capitalism and capitalists. They have written novels, plays, and manifestos to demonstrate the evils of the economic system in which they live. This title presents an analytical history of how and why so many intellectuals have opposed capitalism.

139,00 CHF

Inequality and the Global Economic Crisis

Inequality and the Global ...

Inequality has always been with us. With the growth of capitalism across the globe, inequalities of income, wealth and power became increasingly extreme. Written by economist Douglas Dowd, this book shows that the present banking crisis is the result of the growth of inequality across the globe. The expansion of the financial sector has brought incredible riches to a select ...

105,00 CHF

Farm to Factory

Farm to Factory

To say that history's greatest economic experiment - Soviet communism - was also its greatest economic failure is to say what many consider obvious. This book argues that the USSR was one of the most successful developing economies of the twentieth century.

59,90 CHF

The Impact of HST on European Astronomy

The Impact of HST ...

Remembrance of Things Past It scarcely seems credible that it was almost exactly thirty years ago that I ?rst met Duccio Macchetto at the ?rst meeting of the newly formed Science Working Group of what was then called the Space Telescope project. We were there in slightly d- ferent roles, Duccio as the project scientist for the Faint Object Camera ...

396,00 CHF

Hard Truths

Hard Truths

Hard Truths" is a groundbreaking new work in which noted philosopher Elijah Millgram advances a new approach to truth and its role in our day-to-day reasoning.Takes up the hard truths of real reasoning and draws out their implications for logic and metaphysicsIntroduces and takes issue with prevailing views of the purpose of truth and the way we reason, including deflationism ...

41,50 CHF

Confederate Georgia

Confederate Georgia

Published in 1953, "Confederate Georgia" describes life in Georgia during the Civil War. T. Conn Bryan presents the political, military, economic, and social aspects of life, including secession, preparations for war, industry and transportation, wartime finance, desertion and disloyalty, women in the conflict, social life and diversions, the press and literary pursuits, education, and religion. Although Georgia's relations with the ...

46,90 CHF

Colonial Families of Maryland

Colonial Families of Maryland

The main purpose of this work is to chronicle and categorize the life experiences of 519 persons who entered Maryland as indentured servants or, to a lesser extent, as convicts forcibly transported. The text itself is composed of solidly researched sketches of Maryland servants and convicts and their descendants, including 84 that are traced to the third generation or beyond. ...

50,90 CHF

The Way of Joy

The Way of Joy

From her 40 years as a chi kung practitioner and master teacher, Vicki Dello Joio has developed a profound and practical system for conscious living. In this book, you will learn how Joy can fuel your life, guide every choice you make, and sustain you even in your most challenging times. Vicki demonstrates how Joy is a life-force, a fuel ...

38,50 CHF

Fantastical Visions IV

Fantastical Visions IV

This edition features the magical art of Law, and a selection of stories that travels across the sub-genres of fantasy as young men and women struggle to find their places in worlds harsh and beautiful.

22,90 CHF

Geographies of Regulation

Geographies of Regulation

This study of British authorities' attempts to regulate prostitution both at home and abroad challenges our understanding of colonial regulation. Considering the similarities and differences between colonial and metropolitan practices, Philip Howell argues that the British administration of commercial sexuality was deeper and more extensive than is conventionally portrayed.

135,00 CHF