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Defending the Social Licence of Farming

By Paul Martin,Jacqueline Williams
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  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Isbn : 9780643104556
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
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Issues including climate variability, water scarcity, animal welfare and declining biodiversity have led to increasing demands on farmers to conduct and communicate their farming practices so as to protect their ‘social licence to farm’. Farmers are increasingly expected to demonstrate their social and environmental responsibility as a pre-condition to being allowed to carry out their preferred farming and commercial practices. Current examples include the live animal export trade, battles over protection of aquifers from mining, and contests over rural carbon emissions. In Defending the Social Licence of Farming, authors from Australia, the USA, Europe and Iceland document the diverse issues associated with the 'social licence to farm'. They provide examples of different sectors’ strategies and experiences, and give specific indications of what is involved in coping successfully with this political and legal dimension of farming. As resources become scarce and society’s expectations more diverse and demanding, farming can expect that social licence issues will become both more difficult and more important. The book suggests that the old models of response, largely focused on defensive positions, will often be insufficient to protect the interests of both farmers and the community. This book will provide a useful stimulus for innovation and proactive policies to defend the social licence of the farm sector.

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Democracy is the Answer

By Alaa Al Aswany
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  • Publisher : Gingko Library
  • Isbn : 9781909942721
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 202
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Book Summary:

As the Egyptian revolution unfolded throughout 2011 and the ensuing years, no one was better positioned to comment on it—and try to push it in productive directions—than best-selling novelist and political commentator Alaa Al-Aswany. For years a leading critic of the Mubarak regime, Al-Aswany used his weekly newspaper column for Al-Masry Al-Youm to propound the revolution’s ideals and to confront the increasingly troubled politics of its aftermath. This book presents, for the first time in English, all of Al-Aswany’s columns from the period, a comprehensive account of the turmoil of the post-revolutionary years, and a portrait of a country and a people in flux. Each column is presented along with a context-setting introduction, as well as notes and a glossary, all designed to give non-Egyptian readers the background they need to understand the events and figures that Al-Aswany chronicles. The result is a definitive portrait of Egypt today—how it got here, and where it might be headed.

Neill of Summerhill (Routledge Revivals)

By Jonathan Croall
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781135047313
  • Pages : 436
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 115
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A. S. Neill was arguably the most famous child educator of the twentieth century. He was certainly the most controversial. All over the world, countless parents and teachers have been shocked, delighted or inspired by his subversive ideas about education, or by a visit to ‘that dreadful school’ which continues to this day – Summerhill. First published in 1983, this sympathetic but critical exploration of his iconoclastic ideas and personality is the result of interviews with two hundred ex-pupils, parents and teachers about life at Summerhill, and of the practicality of Neill’s philosophy about child freedom. Jonathan Croall has also drawn on many unpublished letters and documents, which help to illuminate Neill’s personal struggles, and his analysis and friendship with Homer Lane, Wilhelm Stekel and Wilhelm Reich. The result is a fascinating and revealing portrait of a remarkable man who, in his absolute determination to be ‘on the side of the child’, remained in permanent opposition to the adult world.

Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

By Various
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Isbn : 9780429784989
  • Pages : 13366
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 613
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Book Summary:

This set of 44 volumes, originally published between 1924 and 1995, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the Labour Movement, including labour union history, the early stages and development of the Labour Party, and studies on the working classes. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of political history.

Writing for Health Professionals

By Philip Burnard
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9781489928511
  • Pages : 171
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 510
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Book Summary:

I try to leave out the parts that people skip. Elmore Leonard This book is all about writing: it is both a practical and a personal account. When you write a book like this you put yourself on the line: you run the risk of people reading what you have written and saying 'he's saying one thing and doing another'. You stand to break the rules that you set up - quite badly. That is probably not such a terrible thing; besides, that should be part of the process of using this book. As you read it, notice when rules are broken. Check the phrasing, the sentence and paragraph construction, and see whether or not I have stuck to the rules. Then see whether or not the rules would have improved the passage in question. Begin to read books as much for their style, layout and general format as for their con tent. If you are going to write, you need to see plenty of examples of all of these things - good, bad and indifferent. to write for some time but was always This is a book I have wanted nervous of writing, so here it is: an introduction to some of the ways and means of writing. lt is, as I say, personal; I hope it will be useful. A word about sexism and the writing process. I find the use of 'his or her' and its variants clumsy.


By Joel B. Kerr
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  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn : 9781525585043
  • Pages : 402
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 522
  • File Pdf: caught.pdf

Book Summary:

John W. Kerr (1812–1888) was a man way ahead of his time. As Ontario’s first fisheries overseer, a position he held for twenty-four years, he strove not only to enforce the country’s nascent fishing laws but also to protect fish stocks and the fragile environment on which they depended in the face of Ontario’s growing industrialization. Sometimes friend and sometimes foe to fisherman and his supervisors alike, Kerr was a religious man of unyielding principles who faced constant conflict as he sought to establish order in a time when few others shared his concerns about the environment. Based on 10,000 pages of Kerr’s diaries and letters, this book is a chronological account of his life and career, beginning in Ireland with the Royal Irish Constabulary and ending with him literally working himself to death on behalf of Canada’s Ministry of Marine and Fisheries. Written by his great-great-grandson Joel B. Kerr, this book recounts the highs and lows of Kerr’s life, including some life-and-death incidents and many humorous encounters along the way. Ultimately, Kerr’s efforts to protect the fisheries proved to be in vain, but he worked faithfully until the day he died, and he never gave in to those who opposed him. His story still resonates today in a world of partisan politics and environmental degradation. Hopefully, modern readers will be more open than Kerr’s contemporaries to the lessons his life has to teach.

Galileo Galilei and the Roman Curia

By Karl von Gebler
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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn : EAN:8596547166351
  • Pages : 348
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 495
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Book Summary:

"Galileo Galilei and the Roman Curia" is a biographic work on Galileo Galilei, describing his life from the early years and first discoveries, through the inquisition publication of his most important scientific works and the acceptance by the public to the last years and death.

Licensed to Profit

By Chris Shea
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 9781118319628
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 913
  • File Pdf: licensed-to-profit.pdf

Book Summary:

Chris Shea (aka the Market Coach) is an educator, counsellor and psychotherapist, who specialises in coaching clients to develop the psychological skills and drive to become independent, disciplined and successful traders and to sustain peak performance. This book is about preparing the reader to obtain a licence to trade, a vital step in the transformation to becoming profitable. The book also deals with some potential hurdles, especially with respect to the trader\'s mindset and ideas, which need to be overcome to allow efficient practice.

Six Attributes of a Leadership Mindset

By Joe Britto
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  • Publisher : Crown House Publishing Ltd
  • Isbn : 9781785834318
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 619
  • File Pdf: six-attributes-of-a-leadership-mindset.pdf

Book Summary:

Written by Joe Britto, The Six Attributes of a Leadership Mindset: Flexibility of mind, mindfulness, resilience, genuine curiosity, creating leaders, enterprise thinking carefully examines the six key attributes that make up a leadership mindset, and explores in detail how you can grow them for yourself. Foreword by Gill White. We can find a different way of leading by developing a different way of thinking. And the first step in growing a leadership mindset is taking responsibility for making that shift happen. In this insightful handbook, Joe Britto shines a spotlight on the qualities and behaviours that embody a leadership mindset and inspires leaders to step out of their comfort zone as they take on the challenges faced by their teams and organizations. With the help of engaging stories, practical challenges, and an acute sense of humour, Joe guides you through six key attributes of leadership flexibility of mind, mindfulness, resilience, genuine curiosity, creating leaders, and enterprise thinking and explores how you can bring them to life both within and beyond the workplace. Joe does this by breaking down what the six attributes are and how they work, and by considering and suggesting ways around the barriers we may inadvertently put up that inhibit the development of our leadership capacities. From there he delves into the behaviours of each attribute for example, asking What if? and demonstrating generosity of spirit under the attribute of genuine curiosity and presents a range of exercises you can use in order to cultivate them. In doing so, he reveals the real gift of a leadership mindset: that as we grow our mindset and develop positive behaviours, we can lead ourselves and our teams to better outcomes and nurture the leadership capacities of others. Suitable for both established and emerging leaders.

Writing for Health Professionals

By Philips Burnard
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9781489968227
  • Pages : 239
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 354
  • File Pdf: writing-for-health-professionals.pdf

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