Download Bevor die Welt unterging: Roman (German Edition) by Kirstin Breitenfellner PDF

By Kirstin Breitenfellner

Judith ist ein teen, als die achtziger Jahre beginnen. Sie lebt in behüteten Verhältnissen in einer Kleinstadt und wächst, wie ihre Eltern nicht müde werden zu versichern, in einer Epoche von beispiellosem Frieden und Wohlstand auf. Tatsächlich wird ihre Adoleszenz geprägt vom Kalten Krieg und Wettrüsten, vom drohenden Waldsterben, von der neuen Seuche Aids und dem Reaktorunfall in Tschernobyl.Judith und ihrer Clique gelingt es, den Bedrohungen von Artensterben und Atomkrieg, der scheinbaren Ausweglosigkeit und der Apokalypse zum Trotz, eine ganz normale Jugend zu erleben, mit Partys und Protest, Ausflügen, Liebe und Verrat.Als schließlich die Mauer fällt, hat Judith das Gefühl, dass ihr Leben jetzt erst so richtig beginnen kann.Ein Roman über das Erwachsenwerden in einer Zeit, die erstaunliche Parallelen zu den Problemen und Themen der heutigen Jugend aufweist – vom Klimawandel über den Reaktorunfall von Fukushima bis zu den Schwierigkeiten am Arbeitsmarkt.

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Download Invitation to the Mathematics of Fermat-Wiles by Yves Hellegouarch PDF

By Yves Hellegouarch

Assuming in simple terms modest wisdom of undergraduate point math, Invitation to the math of Fermat-Wiles offers assorted ideas required to appreciate Wiles' amazing facts. moreover, it locations those strategies of their old context.

This ebook can be utilized in creation to arithmetic theories classes and in designated subject matters classes on Fermat's final theorem. It comprises topics appropriate for improvement by means of scholars as an creation to private examine in addition to a variety of workouts and difficulties. despite the fact that, the booklet also will attract the inquiring and mathematically educated reader intrigued by way of the unraveling of this attention-grabbing puzzle.

  • Rigorously provides the strategies required to appreciate Wiles' facts, assuming merely modest undergraduate point math
  • Sets the mathematics in its ancient context
  • Contains numerous subject matters that may be additional constructed by means of pupil examine and various routines and problems
  • Written via Yves Hellegouarch, who himself made a huge contribution to the facts of Fermat's final theorem

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Download Can I See You Again? by Allison Morgan PDF

By Allison Morgan

From the writer of The sometime Jar comes a witty and hot novel a couple of matchmaker who’s a professional at issues of the heart—except in terms of her own...
Matchmaker Bree Caxton has a ninety eight% good fortune fee, a ebook approximately to hit the stands, and an awesome boyfriend. till, that's, he will get chilly toes approximately their destiny and runs from their relationship.
Afraid not anyone will purchase a publication on love from a lady whose love existence is a large number, Bree begs her one matchmaking failure, Nixon Voss, to pose as her boyfriend. but if they develop into successful with readers, they have to keep it up their charade somewhat longer. thankfully, they’re either having fun...
yet then Bree’s ex makes a decision he desires her again and a newspaper provides a problem that can reveal the reality approximately her rocky love lifestyles. Now she needs to locate the braveness to embody what's, or probability wasting anything a lot greater than her recognition: her heart...

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Download Modern Misogyny: Anti-Feminism in a Post-Feminist Era by Kristin J. Anderson PDF

By Kristin J. Anderson

Pundits and politicians usually opine at the irrelevance of feminism and the women's circulate at the present time. a few commentators describe the nation of feminism as "post-feminist," along both questionable claims of Barack Obama's election as signaling a "post-racial" the US. Modern Misogyny examines modern anti-feminism in a "post-feminist" period. It considers the common concept that the feminist circulate has ended, largely as the paintings of feminism has been accomplished. in reality, the argument is going, ladies were such a success achieve equality, it truly is now men who at present are vulnerable to turning into inappropriate and pointless. those sentiments make up glossy anti-feminism. Modern Misogyny argues that equality has no longer been absolutely accomplished and that anti-feminism is now packaged in a extra palatable, yet stealthy shape. This ebook addresses the character, functionality, and implications of recent anti-feminism within the United States.

Modern Misogyny explores the panorama of pop culture and politics, emphasizing particularly fresh strikes clear of feminist activism to individualism and consumerism the place "self-empowerment" represents women's development. It additionally explores the retreat to conventional gender roles after September eleven, 2001. It interrogates the belief that feminism makes no sense, that ladies have completed equality, and as a result these girls who do insist on being feminists are looking to get sooner than males. ultimately, it takes a clean examine the confident function that feminism performs in present day "post-feminist" period, and the way feminism does and can functionality in women's lives.

Post-feminist discourse encourages younger ladies to think that they have been born right into a loose society, so in the event that they event discrimination, it really is someone, remoted challenge which could also be their very own fault. Modern Misogyny examines that rendering of feminism as beside the point and because the silencing and marginalizing of feminists. Anderson demands a revived feminism that's vigilant in combatting glossy varieties of sexism.

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Download Invitation to the Psychology of Religion, Third Edition by Raymond F Paloutzian PDF

By Raymond F Paloutzian

The top undergraduate psychology of faith textual content, this enticing ebook synthesizes state of the art theories and findings into an obtainable account enlivened through own reflections and modern examples. Raymond F. Paloutzian deals an authoritative evaluation of theoretical and empirical foundations; experiential, developmental, character, and sociocultural dimensions of faith and spirituality; and medical implications. scholars also are given nutrition for considered greater questions--how faith impacts their very own lives; what ideals or values they carry most valuable; and the way to dwell in a multicultural, multireligious international. each one bankruptcy opens with a short subject define and concludes with "Take-Home Messages" and proposals for extra analyzing. New to This variation: *Reflects a long time of clinical and theoretical advances. *Chapters on mental theories, character, and actual overall healthiness. *New organizing ideas: non secular that means structures and the multilevel interdisciplinary paradigm. *Additional pedagogical beneficial properties, together with end-of-chapter "Take-Home Messages" and fascinating subject packing containers. *Descriptions of state of the art learn tools. *Increased awareness to multicultural issues.

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Download Learning from Megadisasters: Lessons from the Great East by Federica Ranghieri,Mikio Ishiwatari PDF

By Federica Ranghieri,Mikio Ishiwatari

whereas no longer all traditional failures will be kept away from, their influence on a inhabitants could be mitigated via powerful making plans and preparedness. those are the teachings to be realized from Japan's personal megadisaster: the good East Japan Earthquake of 2011, the fi rst catastrophe ever recorded
that incorporated an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear energy plant twist of fate, an influence provide failure, and a large-scale disruption of provide chains. it's a unhappy incontrovertible fact that negative groups are frequently toughest hit and take the longest to get over catastrophe. catastrophe hazard administration (DRM) should still for that reason be taken into consideration as a big improvement problem, and international locations needs to shift from a convention of reaction to a tradition of prevention and resilience.

Learning from Megadisasters: classes from the good East Japan Earthquake consolidates a collection of 36 wisdom Notes, study result of a joint research undertaken by means of the govt. of Japan and the area financial institution. those notes spotlight key classes realized in seven DRM thematic clustersstructural measures; nonstructural measures; emergency reaction; reconstruction making plans; threat and threat details and selection making; the economics of catastrophe probability, chance administration, and threat fi nancing; and restoration and relocation. aimed toward sharing eastern state of the art wisdom with practitioners and selection makers, this publication presents worthy tips to different disaster-prone nations for mainstreaming DRM of their improvement rules and weathering their very own ordinary disasters.

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Download The Wealth Paradox: Economic Prosperity and the Hardening of by Frank Mols,Jolanda Jetten PDF

By Frank Mols,Jolanda Jetten

The West is at present within the grip of an ideal hurricane: a lingering financial recession, an international refugee problem, declining religion in multiculturalism, and the increase of populist anti-immigration events. those advancements appear to be certain the generally held view that hassle and poverty result in social unrest and, extra in particular, scapegoating of minorities. but during this provocative new publication, Mols and Jetten current compelling facts to teach that prejudice and intergroup hostility may be both frequent in occasions of monetary prosperity, and between extra prosperous sections of the inhabitants. Integrating thought and examine from social psychology, political technology, sociology, and historical past, the authors systematically examine why positive aspects reminiscent of gratification, fiscal prosperity, and good fortune can also gas unfavourable attitudes and behaviours. The Wealth Paradox presents a well timed and significant re-assessment of the function that fiscal forces play in shaping prejudice.

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Download Death Work: Police, Trauma, and the Psychology of Survival by Vincent E. Henry,Robert Jay Lifton PDF

By Vincent E. Henry,Robert Jay Lifton

during this attention-grabbing new ebook, Vincent Henry (a 21-year veteran of the NYPD who lately retired to develop into a college professor) explores the mental variations and variations that end result from cops' encounters with demise. Police can stumble upon demise usually during their tasks, and those encounters might variety from informal contacts with the deaths of others to the main profound and individually consequential confrontations with their very own mortality. utilizing the 'survivor psychology' version as its theoretical base, this insightful and provocative examine ventures right into a formerly unexplored sector of police psychology to light up and discover the recent modes of variation, idea, and feeling that end result from numerous varieties of dying encounters in police work.

The psychology of survival asserts that the mental global of the survivor--one who has are available in shut actual or psychic touch with demise yet however controlled to live--is characterised by way of 5 issues: psychic numbing, loss of life guilt, the loss of life imprint, suspicion of counterfeit nurturance, and the fight to make which means. those subject matters develop into take place within the survivor's habit, permeating his or her way of life and worldview.

Drawing on huge interviews with cops in 5 nominal categories--rookie officials, patrol sergeants, crime scene technicians, murder detectives, and officials who survived a mortal wrestle scenario during which an assailant or one other officer died--Henry identifies the influence such loss of life encounters have upon the person, the police association, and the occupational tradition of policing. He has produced a finished and hugely textured interpretation of police psychology and police habit, reinforced by means of the original insights that come from his own event as an officer, his intimate familiarity with the subtleties and nuances of the police culture's worth and trust platforms, and his meticulous learn and rigorous technique. loss of life Work offers a special prism by which to view the person, organizational, and social dynamics of up to date city policing. With a foreword via Robert Jay Lifton and a bankruptcy dedicated to the neighborhood police reaction to the realm exchange middle assaults, Death Work may be of curiosity to psychologists and felony justice specialists, in addition to law enforcement officials wanting to achieve perception into their distinctive courting to death.

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Download How to be Happy by Eva Woods PDF

By Eva Woods

Bestselling writer Katie Fforde enjoyed The Thirty record - 'witty, perceptive and made me think.'

Now Eva Woods is again with a brand new cheerful, life-affirming read...

It's the smallest issues that make the largest difference.

Annie has been unhappy for thus lengthy that she's forgotten tips to be the other method. She's trudging miserably via each day, sheer choice protecting her going. till she meets Polly.

Polly is every little thing that Annie isn't really. She's vibrant, pleased, happy. And Polly can be dealing with the best problem of her lifestyles: the best way to die good.

Polly has 100 days to aid Annie locate happiness. Annie's confident it really is most unlikely, yet so is asserting no to Polly. And on an unforgettable trip, Annie starts to grasp that perhaps, simply probably, there is nonetheless color to be present in the realm.

But then it turns into transparent that Polly's approximately to wish her new good friend greater than ever...and Annie must come to a decision as soon as and for all even if letting others in is a danger worthy taking.

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Download The Mind Inside Tai Chi: Sustaining a Joyful Heart by Henry Zhuang PDF

By Henry Zhuang

Tai chi’s large present is a pleased heart

We all recognize tai chi may be very worthwhile should you maintain doing it.

That’s the rub—consistently doing it!

How do you retain your motivation excessive day by day, 12 months after year?

After greater than thirty years of working towards tai chi chuan, writer Henry Zhuang stocks what has stored him with tai chi for thus lengthy, and the way his tai chi advanced from a “mere workout” to a worthwhile course, bettering his existence and happiness. He offers this for you too!

If you're contemplating tai chi, this e-book is for you. it's going to current a transparent exploration of the advantages of tai chi, corresponding to energy, stability, energy, advantage, braveness, and concord. this may assist you make the choice to get involved.

If you already perform tai chi, you could want a strengthen that will help you remain heading in the right direction, overcoming hindrances on your progress.

Tip: easily doing the act, targeting cardio job by myself, isn't really adequate. you want to locate how one can develop either your state of mind and your actual physique. reaching this shift will switch your tai chi profoundly.

It will circulation from an insignificant act of doing to a fashion of following your cheerful heart.

Get able to make tai chi a contented lifelong experience.

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