books about: undermine
Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women's Health
Oxford University Press, USA, 2010
Medical sociologist Gayle A. Sulik reveals the hidden costs of the pink ribbon as an industry, one in which breast cancer functions as a brand name with a pink ribbon logo. Based on historical and ethnographic research, analysis of awareness campaigns and advertisements, and hundreds of interviews, Pink Ribbon Blues shows that while millions walk, run, and purchase products for a cure, cancer rates continue to rise, industry thrives, and breast ...
I May Be Wrong, But I Doubt It: How Accounting Information Undermines Profitability
Nation's United: How the United Nations Undermines Israel and the West
Rising from the ruins of World War II, both Israel and the United Nations have been on a collision-course ever since, as radical Islam, left-wing agendas, and European meddling have undermined democratic efforts to topple totalitarianism. In a fascinating bit of research that doubles as critical analysis and gripping narrative, Alex Grobman shines a light on the radical agenda of the United Nations to weaken Israel's security, foment ...
Getting it Wrong: How Faulty Monetary Statistics Undermine the Fed, the Financial System, and the Economy
William A. Barnett
The MIT Press
Blame for the recent financial crisis and subsequent recession has commonly been assigned to everyone from Wall Street firms to individual homeowners. It has been widely argued that the crisis and recession were caused by "greed" and the failure of mainstream economics. In Getting It Wrong , leading economist William Barnett argues instead that there was too little use of the relevant economics, especially from the literature on economic ...
Chado the Way of Tea: A Japanese Tea Master's Almanac
Chado The Way of Tea: A Japanese Tea Master's Almanac is a translation of the Japanese classic Sado-saijiki, first published in 1960. Covering tea-related events in Japan throughout the year, Sasaki provides vignettes of festivals and formal occasions, and as well as the traditional contemplative poetry that is a part of the tea ceremony.
Myth and Measurement
Alan B. Krueger
Princeton University Press
David Card and Alan B. Krueger have already made national news with their pathbreaking research on the minimum wage. Here they present a powerful new challenge to the conventional view that higher minimum wages reduce jobs for low-wage workers. In a work that has important implications for public policy as well as for the direction of economic research, the authors put standard economic theory to the test, using data from a series of recent ...
American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Home Ownership
The American dream of homeownership turned into a nightmare in the recent financial crisis, but Randal O’Toole argues that we can rebuild the dream by eliminating federal, state, and local housing policies that distort the free market for housing.
Water Can Undermine Your Health
Dr. Norman W. Walker
Our bodies need from two to four quarts of water each day to maintain good health. This book will show you how to protect yourself and your family from deadly bacteria, viruses, chemicals, and other pollutants that are present in a large percentage of public water supplies. Dr. Walker's treatment of water pollution is revealing, comprehensive, and scientific. His findings and his recommendations for corrective action offer new hope.
The Girlfriend's Code of Ethics
Hilarious and spot on, The Girlfriend’s Code of Ethics shatters myths about men (they are not all married, jailed, on drugs, or gay) and puts you well on your way to a drama-free, girlfriend-packed life. Based on loyalty and decency, the Code will help you stop sabotaging your love relationships and undermining your friendships, eliminate even the appearance of impropriety ( Code #25: Never “forget” to inform your girlfriend if her ...
Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory
David Ray Griffin
Olive Branch Press
Griffin's meritorious effort to raise public awareness and understanding Former Chicago and Harvard law professor Cass Sunstein, who in 2009 was appointed by President Barack Obama to direct an important executive branch office, had in 2008 co-authored an article containing a plan for the government to prevent the spread of anti-government "conspiracy theories." Arguing that such theories are believed only by groups suffering from ...
The Aptitude Myth: How an Ancient Belief Came to Undermine Children's Learning Today
The Aptitude Myth addresses the decline in American children’s mastery of critical school subjects. It contends that a contributing cause for this decline derives from many Americans’ ways of thinking about children’s learning: They believe that school performance is determined very largely by innate aptitude. The Aptitude Myth traces the deep historical origins, the spread and elaboration, and the eventual triumph of the belief in ...
Ackoff's Fables: Irreverent Reflections on Business and Bureaucracy
Russell L. Ackoff
``Nothing is as obstructive to satisfaction of human needs and desires, let alone human progress, as bureaucracies.'' So goes Russell Ackoff's philosophy on human development. While relating wry observations made during a long career promoting human development, Ackoff demonstrates how most systems created to foster development actually prevent or retard it. You'll laugh at these war stories, but more importantly, you'll learn how to maximize ...
Christian Theory of Knowledge O/P
Cornelius Van Til
P & R Publishing Co (Presbyterian & Reformed)
In this volume Cornelius Van Til focuses on the nature of a commitment to biblical authority and its implications for non-Christian thought. To some degree an expansion of and supplement to his The Defense of the Faith, this book compares and contrasts a consistently Christian approach to knowledge with interpretations that have been given to it throughout church history. Van Til gives specific attention to the views of the church fathers, Roman ...
(THE ARAB LOBBY) THE INVISIBLE ALLIANCE THAT UNDERMINES AMERICA'S INTERESTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST BY BARD, ...
The Banalization of Nihilism: Twentieth-Century Responses to Meaninglessness
Karen Leslie Carr
State Univ of New York Pr
"This book is an important contribution to the growing literature on nihilism and its role in contemporary culture. The commonalities the author demonstrates among such seemingly disparate thinkers as Nietzsche, Barth, and Rorty are illuminating, and I found especially intriguing her claim that Nietzsche and Barth are closer to one another than either is to Rorty." -- Donald A. Crosby, Colorado State University After a historical and ...
Claves para una Antropologia del Trabajo
Abuse in the Jewish Community
Michael J. Salamon PhD
''Michael J. Salamon, Ph.D.' s book is so important in that it actually sheds light on this issue and identifies how and why abuse in the Jewish community is less reported and less known than that in the Catholic Church or within other religious groups.'' -Robin Sax, author of It Happens Every Day
Christianity and the survival of the West
Revilo P Oliver
Sterling Enterprise Edition
Does modern science undermine atheism? Prominent atheist Antony Flew has announced that the latest science ...
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