books about: privilege
The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse
In "The Case of the Pope" Geoffrey Robertson QC 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Privileged Addict
Charles A. Peabody
Charles A. Peabody Books
Put a drug in front of me and I turn into a dumpster, consuming everything in sight. I can't stop. Nothing can stop me. Mom can't stop me. Doctors can't stop me. Pills can't stop me. Nothing human or man-made can stop me. I'm screwed. And yes I know it's wrong and I'll ruin everything, but I don't care. Even if I do care and I don't want to lose my wife, job, family, savings... I go get high anyway. That's how selfish I am. After 15 years of ...
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 Supernatural Ways of Royalty: Discovering Your Rights and Privileges of Being a Son or Daughter of God
Destiny Image, 2006
Supernatural Ways of Royalty reveals your true identity as a child of the King of Kings, royal heir to the eternal Kingdom of God. Kris Vallotton and Bill Johnson denounce the pauper mentality many Christians have and present your royal inheritance through Christ's ultimate act of redemption. The Authors personal, supernatural experiences will convince you of your own royal status and inspire you to claim your personal inheritance gift ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Keys to the Kingdom: Impressioning, Privilege Escalation, Bumping, and Other Key-Based Attacks Against ...
Lockpicking has become a popular topic with many in the security community. While many have chosen to learn the fine art of opening locks without keys, few people explore the fascinating methods of attack that are possible WITH keys. Keys to the Kingdom addresses the topics of impressioning, master key escalation, skeleton keys, and bumping attacks that go well beyond any treatment of these topics in the author's previous book, Practical Lock ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A woman is photographed visiting her psychic and again when she leaves in a body bag. Andrea, the photographer, contacts her former lover and both are shocked to learn the celebrity's identity. Their curiosity plunges them into a morass of intrigue, treachery, mayhem and murder.
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, ...
The Database Hacker's Handbook: Defending Database Servers
Databases are the nerve center of our economy. Every piece of your personal information is stored there-medical records, bank accounts, employment history, pensions, car registrations, even your children's grades and what groceries you buy. Database attacks are potentially crippling-and relentless. In this essential follow-up to The Shellcoder's Handbook, four of the world's top security experts teach you to break into and defend the seven most ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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