Consequences

Consequences Author Skyy
ISBN-10 9781599832302
Year 2011-10-01
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Urban Books
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School's back in session and there's a lot of unfinished business to handle. As Lena prepares for her wedding day, she can't help but think about Denise, her sexy b-ball roommate who almost stole her away. A summer isn't enough time to get over a true love. Denise just can't shake the feelings she developed for soon-to-be-married Lena. Should she go for what she wants or leave well enough alone? Cooley let Misha walk away, but she can't take no for an answer. Will her determination to win back her first love bring Misha back or push her further away? Carmen worked hard to get her life back on track. . .but will fears of the past wreck her future with new love Nic? This fast-paced sequel to Choices will leave you on an emotional roller coaster you won't want to get off.

Anxiety in Schools

Anxiety in Schools Author Jerrell C. Cassady
ISBN-10 1433106337
Year 2010
Pages 207
Language en
Publisher Peter Lang
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Anxiety in Schools presents current theory and research addressing both context- and content-specific contributions to anxieties experienced in schools. The concept of «academic anxiety» is a new construct, formed through the content within this book, and is proposed as a unifying representation for various forms of specialized manifestations of anxiety in school settings. With contributions from leaders in their respective fields of academic anxieties, the book provides detailed and thorough explorations of the varied and specific orientations toward anxieties in school settings. Explicit attention is given to the broader construct of academic anxiety and the contextual influences that can be brought to overcome or mitigate the impact of the many academic anxieties encountered by learners.

Causes and Consequences of the Arab Israeli Conflict

Causes and Consequences of the Arab Israeli Conflict Author Stewart Ross
ISBN-10 0237525852
Year 2004
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Evans Brothers
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This title examines the bitter conflict that has raged since 1948 when the state of Israel was created between the Arabs and the Israelis. The complexities of the Palestinian question are examined in a clear and non-partisan fashion. The author looks at the wide-ranging consequences of the conflict, from the plight of refugees to the intensification of the Cold War, and at the more recent peace initiatives and the on-going quest for a solution to the violence.

Global America

Global America Author Nathan Sznaider
ISBN-10 9781781386668
Year 2004-03-01
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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This volume explores the phenomenon of Americanization and its worldwide impact, and the cultural consequences of globalization. Following an introductory overview, three chapters deal with theoretical perspectives on cosmopolitanism, Americanization, globalization, culture, modernity and immediacy. Case studies follow on France, Japan and China, and there are six chapters on transnational processes as they affect culture and society. An epilogue reflects on definitions of Americanization and anti-Americanism, and their consequences for the world.

Corruption and Government

Corruption and Government Author Susan Rose-Ackerman
ISBN-10 9781316654101
Year 2016-03-07
Pages
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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The second edition of Corruption and Government updates Susan Rose-Ackerman's 1999 book to address emerging issues and to rethink old questions in light of new data. The book analyzes the research explosion that accompanied the fall of the Berlin Wall, the founding of Transparency International, and the World Bank's decision to give anti-corruption policy a key place on its agenda. Time has vindicated Rose-Ackerman's emphasis on institutional reform as the necessary condition for serious progress. The book deals with routine payoffs and with corruption in contracting and privatization. It gives special attention to political corruption and to instruments of accountability. The authors have expanded the treatment of culture as a source of entrenched corruption and added chapters on criminal law, organized crime, and post-conflict societies. The book outlines domestic conditions for reform and discusses international initiatives - including both explicit anti-corruption policies and efforts to constrain money laundering.

The Consequences of Ideas

The Consequences of Ideas Author R. C. Sproul
ISBN-10 143350314X
Year 2009
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Crossway
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Readers will be challenged to take the consequences of ideas seriously through this expert survey of history's most influential philosophies-philosophies that continue to shape our lives for better or for worse today.

Consequences

Consequences Author Aleatha Romig
ISBN-10 9780988489127
Year 2011-08-03
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Romig Works LLC
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Book #1 of the bestselling Consequences series

Job Satisfaction

Job Satisfaction Author Paul E. Spector
ISBN-10 0761989234
Year 1997-03-26
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher SAGE
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Distilling the vast literature on this frequently studied variable in organizational behaviour research, Paul E Spector provides the student and professional with a pithy overview of the application, assessment, causes and consequences of job satisfaction. In addition to discussing the nature of and techniques for assessing job satisfaction, the author summarizes the findings concerning how people feel towards work, including: cultural and gender differences in job satisfaction and personal and organizational causes; and potential consequences of job satisfaction and dissatisfaction. Students and researchers will particularly appreciate the extensive list of references and the Job Satisfaction Survey included in the Appendix.

Mediatization

Mediatization Author Knut Lundby
ISBN-10 1433105624
Year 2009
Pages 316
Language en
Publisher Peter Lang
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The media are ubiquitous and constantly changing, causing social and cultural shifts. This book examines how processes of mediatization affect almost all areas of contemporary social and cultural life, and takes the theoretical debate on mediatization in communication studies and media sociology to a critical edge.

Social Inequality

Social Inequality Author Charles E. Hurst
ISBN-10 9781134995912
Year 2016-08-05
Pages 460
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Like past editions, this ninth edition of Social Inequality: Forms, Causes, and Consequences is a user-friendly introduction to the study of social inequality. This book conveys the pervasiveness and extensiveness of social inequality in the United States within a comparative context, to show how inequality occurs, how it affects all of us, and what is being done about it. This edition benefits from a variety of changes that have significantly strengthened the text. The authors pay increased attention to disability, transgender issues, intersectionality, experiences of Muslims, Hispanic populations, and immigration. The 9th edition also includes content on the fall-out from the recession across various groups. The sections on global inequalities have been greatly updated, emphasizing comparative inequalities and the impact of the process of globalization on inequality internationally. The authors have also added material on several current social movements, including Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and Marriage Equality.

The Consequences of Modernity

The Consequences of Modernity Author Anthony Giddens
ISBN-10 9780745666440
Year 2013-04-25
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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In this major theoretical statement, the author offers a new and provocative interpretation of the institutional transformations associated with modernity. We do not as yet, he argues, live in a post-modern world. Rather the distinctive characteristics of our major social institutions in the closing period of the twentieth century express the emergence of a period of 'high modernity,' in which prior trends are radicalised rather than undermined. A post-modern social universe may eventually come into being, but this as yet lies 'on the other side' of the forms of social and cultural organization which currently dominate world history. In developing an account of the nature of modernity, Giddens concentrates upon analyzing the intersections between trust and risk, and security and danger, in the modern world. Both the trust mechanisms associated with modernity and the distinctive 'risk profile' it produces, he argues, are distinctively different from those characteristic of pre-modern social orders. This book build upon the author's previous theoretical writings, and will be of fundamental interest to anyone concerned with Gidden's overall project. However, the work covers issues which the author has not previously analyzed and extends the scope of his work into areas of pressing practical concern. This book will be essential reading for second year undergraduates and above in sociology, politics, philosophy, and cultural studies.