books about: privilege
The Pursuit of Elizabeth Millhouse
Axiom Press, 2012
“My name is Elizabeth Millhouse Brown. At one time, I made a name for myself, so perhaps you’ve heard of me. I was born May 10th, 1898 to very wealthy parents in a small college town in Pennsylvania...” Spanning the calamitous turmoil of a World War and the deadly influenza plague of 1918, The Pursuit of Elizabeth Millhouse is a spellbinding portrait of a young girl’s struggle against the travails of modern loss and faithlessness. ...
The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse
THE CASE OF THE POPE delivers a devastating indictment of the way the Vatican has run a secret legal system that shields paedophile priests from criminal trial around the world. Is the Pope morally or legally responsible for the negligence that has allowed so many terrible crimes to go unpunished? Should he and his seat of power, the Holy See, continue to enjoy an immunity that places them above the law? Geoffrey Robertson QC, a ...
Principles of Computer Security CompTIA Security+ and Beyond (Exam SY0-301), 3rd Edition (Official CompTIA ...
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2011
Essential Skills for a Successful IT Security Career Learn the fundamentals of computer and information security while getting complete coverage of all the objectives for the latest release of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This up-to-date, full-color guide discusses communication, infrastructure, operational security, attack prevention, disaster recovery, computer forensics, and much more. Written and edited by leaders in the ...
My Lucky Dog
Hunter, my majestic eighty-six-pound mutt, was the love of my life for thirteen years. I was addicted to looking at him—every twitch of his ear was fascinating to me. I've taken thousands of photographs of him, dozens even in the same position. He was "my lucky dog." I adopted Hunter when he was two. He came with that name, his former owner a fan of Hunter S. Thompson. I noticed Hunter's photo in the window of a pet store in Vermont and ...
Trojan Horse: Death of a Dark Nation
Trojan Horse Publishing, 2009
Trojan Horse: Death of a Dark Nation exposes the myths, lies, and deceptions of the relentless economic, political and social systems black people confront everyday without understanding how they function or all the different faces they wear. This politically-incorrect book not only reveals the most critical problems facing Black America, it provides a blueprint for total economic and psychological transformation. (NON-FICTION/CURRENT ...
Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life
University of California Press, 2011
Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of "leisure" activities; and here are families with plenty of time but little economic security. Lareau shows how ...
Mike Murach & Associates
This practical, hands-on training and reference guide is perfect for developers who need to learn MySQL. Written by Joel Murach, the author of bestselling "Java Servlets and JSP" and "PHP and MySQL" books, this is exactly the database book that web developers should have on their desks. As you would expect, this book shows how to code all of the essential SQL statements for creating and working with a MySQL database. But beyond that, this book ...
The Supernatural Ways of Royalty: Discovering Your Rights and Privileges of Being a Son or Daughter of God
Destiny Image Publishers
Supernatural Ways of Royalty reveals your true identity as a child of the King of Kings--royal heir to the eternal Kingdom of God. Bill Johnson and Kris Vallotton denounce the pauper mentality many Christians have and present your royal inheritance through Christ's ultimate act of redemption. As a member of God's royal family, you can: * Share the King's power of grace and mercy. * Think and act with His authority. * Reveal royal ...
Steps to Christ (with linked TOC)
White Dog Publishing, 2010
Steps to Christ is an evangelistic book written by Ellen G. White, co-founder and prophetess of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It was first published in 1892 and has since been the most popular and widely read book by the author, printed in more than seventy languages worldwide. Steps to Christ discusses in 13 chapters how to come to know Jesus Christ at a personal level. It covers the topics of repentance, faith, acceptance, doubt and ...
Practical Religion: Being Plain Papers on Daily Duties, Experience Dangers and Privileges of Professing ...
J. C. Ryle
John Charles Ryle (10 May 1816 - 10 June 1900) was the first Anglican bishop of Liverpool.
Woman of Color, Daughter of Privilege: Amanda America Dickson, 1849-1893
Kent Anderson Leslie
University of Georgia Press
This fascinating story of Amanda America Dickson, born the privileged daughter of a white planter and an unconsenting slave in antebellum Georgia, shows how strong-willed individuals defied racial strictures for the sake of family. Kent Anderson Leslie uses the events of Dickson's life to explore the forces driving southern race and gender relations from the days of King Cotton through the Civil War, Reconstruction, and New South eras. Although ...
Burden of Privilege:The Secret Life of Geoffrey Collins
Sheppard Publishing, 2011
Author Wayne James Sheppard takes us on a journey of interwoven past and present lives in Burden of Privilege: the Secret Life of Geoffrey Collins, a story of mystery, struggle, love and hope. In 1942, only months before his passing, the great scientist George Washington Carver imparts secrets of monumental importance for a future earth to his young beloved student, Leopa Williams. Many decades later, Dr. Williams, a Tuskegee University ...
Men and Feminism: Seal Studies
There's no denying that men's involvement and interest in feminism is key to its continuing relevance and importance. Addressing the question of why men should care about feminism in the first place, Men and Feminism lays the foundation for a larger discussion about feminism as a human issue, not simply a women's issue. Men are crucial to the movement — as fathers, brothers, husbands, boyfriends, and friends. From "why" to "how" to "what can ...
Principles of Computer Security, CompTIA Security+ and Beyond, Second Edition (Mike Meyers' Computer Skills)
Wm. Arthur Conklin
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Essential Skills for a Successful IT Security Career Learn the fundamentals of computer and information security while getting complete coverage of all the objectives for the latest release of CompTIA's Security+ certification exam. This instructive, full-color guide discusses communication, infrastructure, operational security, and methods for preventing attacks. Written and edited by leaders in the field, Principles of Computer Security, ...
Respectful Kids: The Complete Guide to Bringing Out the Best in Your Child
Dr. Todd Cartmell's biblically based techniques equip parents to help children break disrespectful habits and instead nurture respectful behaviors.
Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk About Race and How to Do It
Witnessing Whiteness invites readers to consider what it means to be white, describes and critiques strategies used to avoid race issues, and identifies the detrimental effect of avoiding race on cross-race collaborations. The author illustrates how racial discomfort leads white people toward poor relationships with people of color. Questioning the implications our history has for personal lives and social institutions, the book considers ...
High Call High Privilege
Learn biblically-based principles for ministering to people and living a ministry life from a seasoned ministry wife, Mrs. Gordon (Gail) MacDonald. There is something here to fit just about everyoneÂ’s ministry worldÂ—the excitement, the struggles, the blessings, and the consequences. This work is thoroughly revised and updated from the authorÂ’s best-selling 1981 book of the same title, and is now available in paperback. The book is ...
Privilege of Parenting
PoP The World, 2011
A clinical psychologist with 19 years of experience working with kids from all walks of life—from deeply troubled children mired in LA’s child welfare system to the privileged scions of the Beverly Hills elite—Dr. Dolin delivers a practical, compassionate guide for parents that will help children thrive through their most difficult passages. For it is when our children are at their worst—depressed, anxious, defiant, angry or ...
The Awe-Full Privilege : This Thing Called Parenting
Craig K. Moorman
FROM CHAPTER THREE "For a kid, every day should begin with 'Once upon a time . . . ' Every moment of every day should be an adventure. Today, during this first century of a new millennium, are we in danger of scheduling our kids' lives away? And, for what purpose? I don't know about you, but years from now, I do not want to wake up and look back and realize that I missed out, that I was so consumed by my own life that I forgot to live in the ...
Prayer Our Glorious Privilege
The Word For Today, 2011
It is easy to read a book on prayer and walk away unchanged. Don’t let that happen. Don’t just read about prayer—practice it. Recognize that prayer is the most potent weapon in your spiritual arsenal, and use it with great promise and much hope—for when you begin a life of prayer, you begin a great adventure. In this collection of studies on prayer, Pastor Chuck presents you with Scriptures and principles on which to build a glorious ...
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