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Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2014

SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The new edition of SUSTAINING THE EARTH is fully updated with the latest statistics and reports of ...


Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women's Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration
Jeffrey W. Rubin, Emma Sokoloff-Rubin

Duke University Press Books, 2013

In 1986, a group of young Brazilian women started a movement to secure economic rights for rural women and transform women's roles in their homes and communities. Together with activists across the country, they built a new democracy in the wake of a military dictatorship. In Sustaining Activism , Jeffrey W. Rubin and Emma Sokoloff-Rubin tell the behind-the-scenes story of this remarkable movement. As a father-daughter team, they describe the ...


Initiating And Sustaining The Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide
James L. Harris, Linda A. Roussel, ...

Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2013

The revised Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role A Practical Guide,Second Edition focuses on the evolution of the CNL role and creating a greater inter-professional collaboration with the community as well as academic and clinical partners. The text emphasizes inter-professional collaboration, accountability care organizations, transitions in care, evidence-based practice, and improvement science. While this text is intended ...


Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity

Oxford University Press, 2008

The Earth's biodiversity-the rich variety of life on our planet-is disappearing at an alarming rate. And while many books have focused on the expected ecological consequences, or on the aesthetic, ethical, sociological, or economic dimensions of this loss, Sustaining Life is the first book to examine the full range of potential threats that diminishing biodiversity poses to human health. Edited and written by Harvard Medical School ...


Sustaining Hope: September-November 2014 (The Helping Hand in Bible Study Book 130)

Seventh Day Baptist Board of Christian Education, 2014

September—November 2014 Sabbath School Quarterly for youth and adults This quarter examines passages from Jeremiah, Job, and Ezekiel to consider how God's action brings hope and how His hope carries us through difficult times.


Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

Intellect Ltd, 2013

In this day and age, when art has become more of a commodity and art school graduates are convinced that they can only make a living from their work by attaining gallery representation, it is more important than ever to show the reality of how a professional, contemporary artist sustains a creative practice over time. The forty essays collected in Living and Sustaining a Creative Life are written in the artists’ own voices and take the form ...


Cengage Advantage Books: Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2011

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The ...


The Medical Marriage: Sustaining Healthy Relationships for Physicians and Their Families
Wayne M. Sotile, Mary O. Sotile

American Medical Association Press, 2000

The Medical Marriage helps physicians families take a proactive approach to making medical marriage and family relationships work successfully. It identifies and explains the key issues, potential difficulties, and tensions that can characterize marriages and family relationships in which one or both partners are physicians. The book offers self-as sessment tools and case narratives to help readers indentify traits that are common to physician ...


Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining ...
John M. Bryson

Jossey-Bass, 2011

Praise for Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations "This is an immensely valuable resource for leaders, professionals, researchers, and other participants in public and nonprofit settings. Anyone professing competence in public and nonprofit management needs to know what Bryson says about strategic planning and management." —Hal G. Rainey, Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor, University of Georgia; author, ...


Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
Brian Walker PhD, David Salt

Island Press, 2006

Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the situation in the first place: more control, more intensification, and greater efficiency. "Resilience thinking" offers a different way of understanding the world and a new approach to managing ...


Sustaining Affirmation
Stephen K. White

Princeton University Press, 2000

In light of many recent critiques of Western modernity and its conceptual foundations, the problem of adequately justifying our most basic moral and political values looms large. Without recourse to traditional ontological or metaphysical foundations, how can one affirm-or sustain-a commitment to fundamentals? The answer, according to Stephen White, lies in a turn to "weak" ontology, an approach that allows for ultimate commitments but at the ...


Sustaining the Law - Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters
Gordon A. Madsen

BYU Studies, 2014

Here is an extensive look at the legal encounters of Joseph Smith, prophet and organizer of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Throughout his life, legal issues became familiar to him, with enormous impacts. One cannot come to grips with the life and accomplishments of Joseph Smith without studying his numerous encounters with judges, lawyers, judicial procedures, legal transactions, and legal principles. This book is a first step ...


Before Happiness: The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change
Shawn Achor

Crown Business, 2013

Why are some people able to make positive change while others remain the same?  In his international bestseller, The Happiness Advantage , Harvard trained researcher Shawn Achor described why happiness is the precursor to greater success. This book is about what comes before both.  Because before we can be happy or successful, we need to first develop the ability to see that positive change is possible. Only once we learn to see the world ...


Sustaining Professional Learning Communities (The Soul of Educational Leadership Series)
Alan M. Blankstein, Paul D. Houston, ...

Corwin, 2007

Featuring contributions from top educators, the third volume of The Soul of Educational Leadership series examines leadership and moral choices and offers strategies for supporting professional learning communities.


Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller Jr.

Cengage Learning, 2009



Special Events: Creating and Sustaining a New World for Celebration
Joe Goldblatt

Wiley, 2013

Providing a comprehensive guide to understanding, planning, promoting, and producing special events, this seventh edition of Special Events describes the theory and practice of all aspects of event management. Written for current and future event leaders, the text continues to expand its emphasis on the growing globalization of the profession, taking into account the skills leaders need to deal with other cultures, societies, and business ...


Off the Grid 101 - An Introduction to Living A Self-Sustaining Lifestyle (Self Sustained Living), 2014

Get started In Your Off The Grid Journey Today! An Easy To Read Introduction To Living A Self-Sustaining Lifestyle Get this Amazon Best Seller for just $2.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to improve your way of life, rest assured that you’ll find a lot of helpful information in the pages of this book. If you’re a city person who just wants to become more ...


The Sustaining Utterance: Discourses on Chassidic Thought
Adin Steinsaltz

Koren Publishers Jerusalem, 2014

The Sustaining Utterance is a collection of Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz's oral teachings on the second book of the Tanya, Shaar HaYichud VeHaEmunah (Gate to Unity and Faith), also known as Chinuch Katan (Education of the Child), written by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the 18th-century founder of the Chabad movement. In this book, Rabbi Steinsaltz addresses profound questions relating to our knowledge of God and the world, and brings new ...


Sustaining Strategic Readers: Techniques for Supporting Content Literacy in Grades 6-12
Valerie Ellery, Jennifer L. Rosenboom

International Reading Association, 2011

Valerie Ellery, author of the bestselling Creating Strategic Readers, teams up with secondary educator Jennifer Rosenboom to help you sustain, motivate, and engage older learners. Here you'll find a curriculum, assessment, and instruction framework focused on aligning literacy and content learning for middle and high school students. Organized to make planning and teaching both easy and effective, the chapters offer: * Highly effective ...


Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second ...

NYU Press, 2012

Over fifty years ago, Will Herberg theorized that future immigrants to the United States would no longer identify themselves through their races or ethnicities, or through the languages and cultures of their home countries. Rather, modern immigrants would base their identities on their religions. The landscape of U.S. immigration has changed dramatically since Herberg first published his theory. Most of today’s immigrants are Asian or Latino, ...



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