Framing Muslims: Stereotyping and Representation after 9/11

By Peter Morey

Can Muslims ever totally be voters of the West? Can the values of Islam ever be introduced into accord with the person freedoms crucial to the civic identification of Western countries? no longer for those who think what you spot on television. even if the bearded enthusiast, the veiled, oppressed lady, or the shadowy terrorist plotting our destruction, crude stereotypes permeate public representations of Muslims within the usa and western Europe. yet those "Muslims" are caricatures―distorted abstractions, wrought within the such a lot garish colours, that serve to minimize the variety and complexity of the Muslim international to a suite of fastened items appropriate for sound bites and never a lot else.

In Framing Muslims: Stereotyping and illustration after 9/11, Peter Morey and Amina Yaqin dissect the ways that stereotypes depicting Muslims as an inherently challenging presence within the West are developed, deployed, and circulated within the public mind's eye, generating a major gulf among illustration and a significantly extra advanced truth. Crucially, they exhibit that those stereotypes usually are not exclusively the province of crude-minded demagogues and their tabloid megaphones, yet multiply to boot from the lips of supposedly revolutionary elites, even those that presume to talk "from within," on Muslims' behalf. in keeping with nuanced analyses of cultural representations in either the us and the united kingdom, the authors draw our awareness to a circulate of stereotypes approximately Muslims that typically globalizes neighborhood biases and, at different occasions, brings nationwide ameliorations into sharper relief.

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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography

By Jimmy McDonough

Neil younger is considered one of rock and roll’s most crucial and enigmatic figures, a legend from the sixties who's nonetheless highly influential this present day. He hasn't ever granted a author entry to his internal lifestyles – previously. in line with six years of interviews with greater than 300 of Young’s affiliates, and on greater than fifty hours of interviews with younger himself, Shakey is an interesting, prodigious account of the singer’s existence and occupation. Jimmy McDonough follows younger from his youth in Canada to his cofounding of Buffalo Springfield to the large luck of Crosby, Stills, Nash and younger to his comeback within the nineties. packed with never-before-published phrases without delay from the artist himself, Shakey is a necessary addition to the pinnacle shelf of rock biographies.

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Vermiculture Technology: Earthworms, Organic Wastes, and Environmental Management

Co-edited through overseas earthworm professional Clive A. Edwards, Vermiculture know-how: Earthworms, natural Wastes, and Environmental Management is the 1st foreign, accomplished, and definitive paintings on how earthworms and microorganisms have interaction to collapse natural wastes on a advertisement foundation. Many books conceal the significance of composting for lowering the quantity of natural wastes in landfills. This reference specializes in leading edge vermiculture know-how that turns natural waste right into a value-added environmentally pleasant items that may enhance soil fertility and productiveness on a wide scale.

Chronicles greater than twenty years of progress and adjustments in earthworm composting technology

Based at the paintings of a very good overseas forged of scientists, the ebook explores the dramatic development and alterations in vermiculture expertise on account that 1988 and assesses advances made in government-funded tasks within the usa and uk. The members talk about outdoors and indoor windrows, box platforms, wedge platforms, and occasional labor-requirement, fully-automated non-stop movement vermicomposting reactor structures that could procedure greater than a thousand a whole bunch natural wastes consistent with reactor every year. additionally they spotlight the technology and biology at the back of the use and efficacy of vermicomposting, research its significance to constructing international locations, and element the know-how of the earlier, current, and future.

Although the improvement of a number vermicomposting applied sciences has been quick and the unfold of vermicomposting dramatic, the medical literature is still scattered all through a number of journals, newsletters, and on-line assets. As a compilation of knowledge designed in particular to have a longer shelf existence, this quantity chronicles how vermiculture might be introduced into complete advertisement and business improvement and locate software in built-in waste administration systems.

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Walking in Croatia: Day and Multi-Day Walks

By Rudolf Abraham

Mountain jogging and hiking consultant to Croatia, Europe with walks within the Dinaric Alps (Gorski Kotar and Velebit), Istria, Slavonia, the islands (Peljeöac, Korcula, Mljet, Hvar, Brac, Loöinj and Cres) and round Zagreb. 26 routes from effortless day walks to treks and through ferrata over various terrain. comprises complete history info and hut listing.

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Power Plays: Energy Options in the Age of Peak Oil

Many of us ask yourself: Are we actually operating out of oil, or is all of it a ruse to force costs up? Is nuclear strength secure and inexpensive? Is solar power fairly the most important to offering lots of carbon-free strength? can we have sufficient typical gasoline or coal to make any lack of oil construction beside the point?

In strength performs: power thoughts within the Age of height Oil, strength professional Robert Rapier is helping readers type via strength hype, doom and gloom, and incorrect information to appreciate what particularly issues in power, and the way it affects participants, traders, businesspeople, and coverage makers around the globe. The ebook covers the final international power state of affairs, the actual dangers for the U.S. with its current strength combine, the strength outlook for the built international and rising economies like China and India, what height oil particularly capability, and the current and sure way forward for traditional fuel, coal, oil, nuclear strength, and replacement strength assets.

The booklet additionally addresses universal misconceptions. for example, such a lot readers are most probably unaware that the U.S. is the third-largest oil manufacturer on this planet. Or that Canada leads the U.S. in consistent with capita oil intake. it is going to additionally spotlight fascinating facts―for instance, China has solved a part of its strength problem through mandating sunlight scorching water platforms in all new building. most significantly, the e-book will supply particular strength insights unavailable in different places and support participants and company planners chart destiny activities and judgements.

With the catastrophe at Fukushima, the invention of the Marcellus shale typical fuel deposits, the expanding potency of sunlight electrical energy installations, and the unsustainable provide of oil, the strength outlook has replaced drastically during the last couple of years. What’s now required is simply what this publication offers: a sober, even-handed account of our strength assets, current and destiny, that may aid humans plan for an international with no reasonable energy.

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Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts (Routledge Studies in Gender, Sexuality and Development)

This publication explores the gendered dimensions of contemporary land governance adjustments around the globe within the wake of remarkable pressures on land and normal assets. those complicated modern forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure safety and health, and that in their families.

Bringing jointly fourteen empirical neighborhood case reports from around the globe, the e-book examines governance differences of land and land-based assets due to 4 significant approaches of tenure swap: advertisement land established investments, the formalization of commonly used tenure, the privatization of communal lands, and post-conflict resettlement and redistribution reforms. every one contribution rigorously analyses the gendered dimensions of those changes, exploring either the gender influence of the land tenure reforms and the social and political financial system in which those reforms materialize. The situations supply very important insights for determination makers to raised advertise and layout a good gender lens into land tenure reforms and traditional source administration regulations.

This ebook should be of significant curiosity to researchers enticing with land and usual source administration concerns from a large choice of disciplines, together with anthropology, sociology, improvement reports, and political technological know-how, in addition to coverage makers, practitioners, and activists excited by setting, improvement, and social equity.

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The Erotic Dream Machine: Interviews with Alain Robbe-Grillet on His Films

In a revealing sequence of interviews, Anthony N. Fragola and Roch C. Smith learn all 9 of Robbe-Grillet’s motion pictures, particularly exploring the cultural milieu to which the flicks are heavily related.

Readers are inspired to view Robbe-Grillet from quite a few views: because the auteur who probes quite a few stylistic concepts and units, specifically using eroticism as a structural metaphor; because the overseas artist; because the indifferent observer; and because the impassioned creator.

The 9 movies lined are Last yr at Marienbad, L’Immortelle, Trans-Europ-Express, the guy Who Lies, Eden and After, N Took the cube, The innovative Slidings of enjoyment, fiddling with fireplace, and La Belle Captive.

Along with interviews to be had nowhere else, this ebook incorporates a gallery of illustrations from Robbe-Grillet’s movies in addition to a filmography and bibliography of labor via and approximately Robbe-Grillet.

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Cremation in America

By Fred Rosen

During this appealing overview of the heritage, the perform, and the of cremation in the United States, award-winning former manhattan occasions columnist Fred Rosen offers an authoritative resource of data and plenty of revealing proof approximately an more and more universal, but nonetheless arguable, replacement to burial.
Rosen provides an exciting first individual account of his inquiry into the perform of cremation and its roots. He describes the early historical customized of cremation through funeral pyre after which explores why the emerging Church banned the perform as a sacrilege. He then lines the underpinnings of the trendy cremation move within the past due nineteenth century between a colourful team of intellectuals and physicians. This nineteenth century crew counseled this then unlawful perform as a method to enhance public health—as how to hinder seepage of burial grounds from polluting floor water and spreading disease.
Rosen is going directly to research, in today’s global, people’s emotions approximately dying and faith in addition to their sensitivities to cremation. Given yes abuses, he believes that this has to be regulated. although, he unearths a lot in desire of cremation whilst firsthand evaluating its expenses vs. the excesses and extravagances of the burial funeral industry.
In an age while over 25 percentage of the inhabitants is popping to cremation as a well-liked funeral association, this ebook deals a lot well timed, worthwhile, and engrossing details.

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The Barefoot Executive: The Ultimate Guide for Being Your Own Boss and Achieving Financial Freedom

By Carrie Wilkerson

Carrie Wilkerson bargains the chance to stay lifestyles in your phrases.  Want to begin your workday with electronic mail and occasional at the again patio?  Want the flexibleness of becoming a member of your fourth grader on an all-day box journey? Are you prepared to take that holiday you have been making plans for years?  Then you will have a decision to make, and The Barefoot Executive can help jump-start your transition.  You'll learn:

  • Your "why."  The most crucial query. Why do you need to paintings for yourself?
  • What form of company most nearly fits your event and talents.
  • How to stick interested by your objective and keep away from distractions.
  • Where to discover the help that might speed up  your success.
  • How to hyperlink your online business to the appropriate market.

Whether it is a carrier, a product, or your perception or services, you have already got the uncooked fabrics essential to rework your existence.  Carrie will stroll you thru the method of creating the enterprise you must in attaining the lifestyles you will want.  Her tips is useful.  No philosophical silliness, no theoretical abstractions- simply concrete motion steps along insights from fellow marketers, interactive workouts, and hyperlinks to Carrie's on-line video training segments.  It's the subsequent smartest thing to operating one-on-one along with her.   The Barefoot Executive may have you energized by way of the chances and embracing the intense existence that's good inside of your achieve.
become aware of what you have already got to provide, how you can use it on your virtue, and the place to discover the folk who're desirous to purchase it.   The Barefoot Executive will pull you over the hurdle of uncertainty and get you relocating, making plans, doing.

What Others Are Saying:

"Carrie Wilkerson has performed a good task with this ebook, and she's individually helped me make a whole lot cash with my company. I hugely suggest this book!" - Chris Brogan, president, Human enterprise Works, and writer of chrisbrogan.com

"There hasn't ever been a greater time to show your passions into source of revenue. yet simply having an concept does not imply you are prepared to reserve enterprise playing cards simply but. Carrie Wilkerson's The Barefoot Executive walks you thru the method of constructing your proposal, discovering your viewers, and surroundings your self up for a life of luck doing the paintings you like for the toughest boss you are going to ever have... yourself!" - Dave Ramsey, host of The Dave Ramsey exhibit and best-selling writer of The overall cash Makeover

"One of the easiest how one can be successful is to benefit from anyone who has already performed it.  If you're looking to construct a practicable, sustainable, and profitable company from domestic- or anyplace else- Carrie Wilkerson is your instance, and her new ebook will convey you the way." - Tim Sanders, writer of Today we're Rich and previous CSO at Yahoo!

"A lot of books can fan the flames of an entrepreneur.  But loads of these books depart readers excessive and dry by way of useful software.  Enthusiasm isn't really adequate.  You desire a plan and the instruments to construct with.  Carrie Wilkerson's suggestions offers simply that.  Combine that together with her enthusiasm, heat, and center values, and you have got an individual very actual to profit from.  As my dad says, 'a nice booklet must hide the Why and the How.'  This is a brilliant ebook.  I be aware of that once Carrie advises Ziglar, Inc. on advertising rules, we get results." - Tom Ziglar, CEO and proud son of Zig Ziglar

"If you are dreaming of establishing a company in your phrases, then you are going to completely love Carrie Wilkerson." - Tory Johnson, CEO, ladies For rent and New York Times best-selling author

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Teach Yourself Visually Laptops

By Nancy C. Muir

Visible freshmen will locate transparent, step by step display pictures that convey find out how to take on greater than one hundred fifty initiatives with regards to utilizing a pc. each one task-based unfold contains effortless, visible instructions for such operations as evaluating diversified machine versions, utilizing the keyboard and touchpad, connecting to a instant community, including computer playing cards and enter units, securing a web connection, establishing a low-battery alarm, and extra. worthwhile sidebars provide sensible information and tips, whereas full-color monitor photographs show each one activity.

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