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What Does It Mean to Be Global

What Does It Mean to Be Global Author Rana DiOrio
ISBN-10 0984080600
Release 2009-10
Pages 32
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Teaches children about respecting other countries and cultures and what it means to be a community.

What Does It Mean to Be Kind

What Does It Mean to Be Kind Author Rana DiOrio
ISBN-10 1939775094
Release 2015-08-25
Pages 32
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The newest addition to Rana DiOrio s award-winning "What Does It Mean To Be ...?(r)" series helps start the kindness conversation with altruistic suggestions that foster empathy and enlighten the world."

What does it mean to be an internationalist today

What does it mean to be an internationalist today Author New Internationalist Publications, Limited
ISBN-10 9781780262307
Release 2014-08-30
Pages 25
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A collection of meditations on solidarity and development to mark 40 years of New Internationalist.

What Does It Mean to Be Safe

What Does It Mean to Be Safe Author Rana DiOrio
ISBN-10 0982993862
Release 2011-09
Pages 32
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This book explores physical, emotional, social, and cyber safety in unthreatening ways that spark meaningful conversation between adults and children.

What Does It Mean to Be American

What Does It Mean to Be American Author Rana DiOrio
ISBN-10 1492683809
Release 2019-04-02
Pages 32
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What Does It Mean to Be American has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from What Does It Mean to Be American also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full What Does It Mean to Be American book for free.

What Does It Mean to Be Present

What Does It Mean to Be Present Author Rana DiOrio
ISBN-10 0984080686
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 32
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What does being present look like? Noticing when someone in your class needs help and taking the time to help them. Sound like? The rain outside your window. Smell like? Briny seaweed at the beach. Taste like? A bite of orange. Feel like? Allowing the rhythm of your breath, in and out ... to make you feel peaceful. Follow a group of friends at school, at home, and at the beach as they experience just what it means to be present.

The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy

The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy Author Robin Mansell
ISBN-10 9781444395426
Release 2011-04-12
Pages 600
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The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. Provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection of essays from top scholars in the field Includes contributions from western and eastern Europe, North and Central America, Africa and Asia Offers new conceptual frameworks and new methodologies for mapping the contours of emergent global media and communication policy Draws on theory and empirical research to offer multiple perspectives on the local, national, regional and global forums in which policy debate occurs

Global Politics

Global Politics Author Andrew Heywood
ISBN-10 9781137349279
Release 2014-03-11
Pages 616
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This revised, updated, and considerably expanded new edition provides a systematic introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary international relations. Including pedagogical features highlighting key thinkers and concepts, this text clarifies the fundamental debates and issues at stake in global political affairs.

Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows

Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows Author Alastair Pennycook
ISBN-10 9781134188765
Release 2006-12-07
Pages 189
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The English language is spreading across the world, and so too is hip-hop culture: both are being altered, developed, reinterpreted, reclaimed. This timely book explores the relationship between global Englishes (the spread and use of diverse forms of English within processes of globalization) and transcultural flows (the movements, changes and reuses of cultural forms in disparate contexts). This wide-ranging study focuses on the ways English is embedded in other linguistic contexts, including those of East Asia, Australia, West Africa and the Pacific Islands. Drawing on transgressive and performative theory, Pennycook looks at how global Englishes, transcultural flows and pedagogy are interconnected in ways that oblige us to rethink language and culture within the contemporary world. Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows is a valuable resource to applied linguists, sociolinguists, and students on cultural studies, English language studies, TEFL and TESOL courses.

Chill a Reassessment of Global Warming Theory

Chill  a Reassessment of Global Warming Theory Author Peter Taylor
ISBN-10 9781905570195
Release 2009
Pages 404
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"Although the world's climate has undergone many cyclical changes, the phrase 'climate change' has taken on a sinister meaning, implying catastrophe for humanity, ecology and the environment. We are told that we are responsible for this threat, and that we should act immediately to prevent it. But the apparent scientific consensus over the causes and effects of climate change is not what it appears. Chill is a critical survey of the subject by a committed environmentalist and scientist. Based on extensive research, it reveals a disturbing collusion of interests responsible for creating a distorted understanding of changes in global climate. Scientific institutions, basing their work on critically flawed computer simulations and models, have gained influence and funding. In return they have allowed themselves to be directed by the needs of politicians and lobbyists for simple answers, slogans and targets. The resulting policy - a 60 percent reduction of greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050 - would have a huge, almost unimaginable, impact upon landscape, community and biodiversity. On the basis of his studies of satellite data, cloud cover, ocean and solar cycles, Peter Taylor concludes that the main driver of recent global warming has been an unprecedented combination of natural events. His investigations indicate that the current threat facing humanity is a period of cooling, as the cycle turns, comparable in severity to the Little Ice Age of 1400-1700 AD. The risks of such cooling are potentially greater than global warming and on a more immediate time scale, with the possibility of failing harvests leaving hundreds of millions vulnerable to famine. Drawing on his experience of energy policy and sustainability, Taylor suggests practical steps that should be taken now. He urges a shift away from mistaken policies that attempt to avert inevitable natural changes, to an adaptation to a climate that may turn signi."--Publisher's website.

Labor and Global Justice

Labor and Global Justice Author Mary C. Rawlinson
ISBN-10 9780739193709
Release 2014-10-30
Pages 236
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Labor and Global Justice: Essays on the Ethics of Labor Practices under Globalization combines conceptual and theoretical perspectives across a multiplicity of relevant differences, both geographical and disciplinary, to develop a transnational perspective on labor and justice. Through its multidisciplinary, transnational approach and its engagement with public policy, the contributors advance urgent contemporary debates around work and clearly demonstrate the necessity of articulating the rights of labor to any global ethics or to any concept of global justice. Together, the chapters make evident why justice requires, both theoretically and practically, a rethinking and rearticulation of the relation between labor and capital. Framing the theoretical and practical question of justice in a new way, the editors have gathered addresses scholars across multiple disciplines, including philosophy, international relations, and the social sciences. As the volume emphasizes the connection between the concept of justice and real public policy, it also appeals to human rights workers and labor organizers, as well as those who make the public policies that establish the relation between labor and capital, just or unjust, and that determine the well-being of workers, for good or ill.

Global Environmental Constitutionalism in the Anthropocene

Global Environmental Constitutionalism in the Anthropocene Author Louis J Kotzé
ISBN-10 9781509907595
Release 2016-09-22
Pages 304
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There is persuasive evidence suggesting we are on the brink of human-induced ecological disaster that could change life on Earth as we know it. There is also a general consensus among scientists about the pace and extent of global ecological decay, including a realisation that humans are central to causing the global socio-ecological crisis. This new epoch has been called the Anthropocene. Considering the many benefits that constitutional environmental protection holds out in domestic legal orders, it is likely that a constitutionalised form of global environmental law and governance would be better able to counter the myriad exigencies of the Anthropocene. This book seeks to answer this central question: from the perspective of the Anthropocene, what is environmental constitutionalism and how could it be extrapolated to formulate a global framework? In answering this question, this book offers the first systematic conceptual framework for global environmental constitutionalism in the epoch of the Anthropocene.

Gower Handbook of Leadership and Management Development

Gower Handbook of Leadership and Management Development Author Mr Alan Mumford
ISBN-10 9781409458692
Release 2012-09-28
Pages 614
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The fifth edition of the Handbook explores the role and value of leadership and management development and provides tools, techniques and authoritative guidance on how to deliver it effectively. The contributors, both academics and professionals, many of whom are highly-regarded in their field, work with existing as well as new ideas; incorporating the needs of contemporary society with a commitment to show how their ideas are relevant in practice and how they may be implemented. The book draws on case studies and contributions from North America, Australasia and Europe.

The System Worked

The System Worked Author Daniel W. Drezner
ISBN-10 9780199912124
Release 2014-05-02
Pages 280
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International institutions, from the International Monetary Fund to the International Olympic Committee, are perceived as bastions of sclerotic mediocrity at best and outright corruption at worst, and this perception is generally not far off the mark. In the wake of the 2008 financial crash, Daniel W. Drezner, like so many others, looked at the smoking ruins of the global economy and wondered why global economic governance structure had failed so spectacularly, and what could be done to reform them in the future. But then a funny thing happened. As he surveyed their actions in the wake of the crash, he realized that the evidence pointed to the exact opposite conclusion: global economic governance had succeeded. In The System Worked, Drezner, a renowned political scientist and international relations expert, contends that despite the massive scale and reverberations of this latest crisis (larger, arguably, than those that precipitated the Great Depression), the global economy has bounced back remarkably well. Examining the major resuscitation efforts by the G-20 IMF, WTO, and other institutions, he shows that, thanks to the efforts of central bankers and other policymakers, the international response was sufficiently coordinated to prevent the crisis from becoming a full-fledged depression. Yet the narrative about the failure of multilateral economic institutions persists, both because the Great Recession affected powerful nations whose governments managed their own economies poorly, and because the most influential policy analysts who write the books and articles on the crisis hail from those nations. Nevertheless, Drezner argues, while it's true that the global economy is still fragile, these institutions survived the "stress test" of the financial crisis, and may have even become more resilient and valuable in the process. Bucking the conventional wisdom about the new "G-Zero World," Drezner rehabilitates the image of the much-maligned international institutions and demolishes some of the most dangerous myths about the financial crisis. The System Worked is a vital contribution to our understanding of an area where the stakes could not be higher.

Global Dictionary of Theology

Global Dictionary of Theology Author William A. Dyrness
ISBN-10 0830878114
Release 2009-10-25
Pages 996
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Theological dictionaries are foundational to any theological library. But until now there has been no Global Dictionary of Theology, a theological dictionary that presumes the contribution of the Western tradition but moves beyond it to embrace and explore a full range of global expressions of theology. The Global Dictionary of Theology is inspired by the shift of the center of Christianity from the West to the Global South. But it also reflects the increase in two-way traffic between these two sectors as well as the global awareness that has permeated popular culture to an unprecedented degree. The editorial perspective of the Global Dictionary of Theology is an ecumenical evangelicalism that is receptive to discovering new facets of truth through listening and conversation on a global scale. Thus a distinctive feature of the Global Dictionary of Theology is its conversational approach. Contributors have been called on to write in the spirit of engaging in a larger theological conversation in which alternative views are expected and invited. William A. Dyrness, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Juan F. Martinez and Simon Chan edit approximately 250 articles written by over 100 contributors representing the global spectrum of theological perspectives. Pastors, theological teachers, theological students and lay Christian leaders will all find the Global Dictionary of Theology to be a resource that unfolds new dimensions and reveals new panoramas of theological perspective and inquiry. Here is a new launching point for doing theology in today's global context.

Religion and International Relations Theory

Religion and International Relations Theory Author Jack Snyder
ISBN-10 9780231526913
Release 2011-04-12
Pages 232
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Today religious concerns stand at the center of international politics, yet key paradigms in international relations, namely realism, liberalism, and constructivism, barely consider religion in their analysis of political subjects. Whether the issue is Islamic terrorism, the Christian Right's foreign policy predilections toward Israel and Southern Sudan, the complications of faith-based Western activism abroad, the potential destabilization of atheist China by the Dalai Lama and Falun Gong, or the threat Burmese monks pose to Myanmar's military regime, the rising prominence of religion challenges the conceptual frameworks of international relations. Through models that integrate religion into the study of international politics, the essays in this collection offer a guide to updating the field. Authored by leading scholars, these pieces connect religion to a rising form of populist politics in the developing world. Contributors identify religion as pervasive and distinctive, forcing a reframing of IR theory that reinterprets traditional paradigms. For example, Daniel Nexon (Georgetown University) draws on both realism and constructivism in the examination of religious discourse and transnational networks. Elizabeth Hurd (Northwestern University) positions secularism not as the opposite of religion but as a comparable type of worldview drawing on and competing with religious ideas. With the secular state's perceived failure to address popular needs, religion has become a banner for movements demanding a more responsive government. The contributors to this volume recognize this trend and propose structural and theoretical innovations for future innovations in the discipline.

What Does It Mean to Be Green

What Does It Mean to Be Green Author Rana DiOrio
ISBN-10 0984080619
Release 2010
Pages 32
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Teaches children about what it means to be green by helping them to view everyday tasks through an environmentally friendly lens.