Fremen Justice

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ISBN: 0970965745
Release Date: 2001-08-01
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Author: Brian Herbert
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Veiled Alliances

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ISBN: 9781471100109
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Number of pages: 400
Author: Kevin J. Anderson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Veiled Alliances in PDF and EPUB Based on the legendary science-fiction series The Saga Of Seven Suns,Veiled Alliancesis a revelatory prequel, in which long-term fanswill discover the origin of the green priests on Theroc, the first Roamer skymining operations on a gas-giant planet, the discovery of the Klikiss robots entombed in an abandoned alien city, the initial Ildiran expedition to Earth, the rescue of the generation ship Burtonand the tragedy that led to sinister breeding experiments. In this volume the human race begins its expansion into outer space, only to discover that for centuries a multitude of other races has already been interacting on a cosmic scale. Eleven exploratory ships carrying humans escaping a degenerating Earth are discovered by a more advanced space-faring civilization, the Ildaran Empire. The empire helps the refugees - by now the several-generations-later offspring of the original voyagers - settle suitable planets and sends diplomats with a few of them to Earth to establish trade and diplomatic relations. Meanwhile, both Terran and Ildaran authorities bring hidden agendas to their first-contact discussions, and asEarth attempts to become a player in this new arena, its ambassadors are thrust into a foreign world of alien life forms, backstabbing politics, bitter feuds, and a deadly struggle to become the supreme force in the universe.


Dune

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ISBN: 9780575104419
Release Date: 2010-12-30
Number of pages: 624
Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Dune in PDF and EPUB The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire. The Duke and his son, Paul, are expecting treachery, and it duly comes - but from a shockingly unexpected place. Then Paul succeeds his father, and he becomes a catalyst for the native people of Dune, whose knowledge of the ecology of the planet gives them vast power. They have been waiting for a leader like Paul Atreides, a leader who can harness that force ... DUNE: one of the most brilliant science fiction novels ever written, as engrossing and heart-rending today as it was when it was first published half a century ago. Joint winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1966 Winner of the NEBULA AWARD for best novel, 1965


Marathon

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ISBN: 9781681442396
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Number of pages: 408
Author: Brian Freeman
Publisher: Quercus

Download and read online Marathon in PDF and EPUB On a rainy June morning, tens of thousands of people crowd into Duluth for the city's biggest annual event: the Duluth Marathon. Exhausted runners push to reach the finish line and spectators line the streets to cheer them on. Then, in a terrifying echo of the Boston bombing, there is an explosion along the race course, leaving many people dead and injured. Within minutes, Jonathan Stride, Serena Dial, and Maggie Bei are at work with the FBI to find the terrorists behind the tragedy. As social media feeds a flood of rumors and misinformation, one spectator remembers being jostled by a young man with a backpack not far from the bomb site. He spots a Muslim man in a tourist's photo of the event and is convinced that this was the man who bumped into him in the crowd--but now the man's backpack is missing. When he tweets the photo to the public, the young man, Khan Rashid, becomes the most wanted man in the city. And the manhunt is on. But are the answers behind the Duluth bombing more complex than anyone realizes? And can Stride, Serena, and Maggie find the truth before more innocent people are killed?




Justice and the Social Contract

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ISBN: 9780199725069
Release Date: 2009-04-24
Number of pages: 352
Author: Samuel Freeman
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Justice and the Social Contract in PDF and EPUB Samuel Freeman was a student of the influential philosopher John Rawls, he has edited numerous books dedicated to Rawls' work and is arguably Rawls' foremost interpreter. This volume collects new and previously published articles by Freeman on Rawls. Among other things, Freeman places Rawls within historical context in the social contract tradition, and thoughtfully addresses criticisms of this position. Not only is Freeman a leading authority on Rawls, but he is an excellent thinker in his own right, and these articles will be useful to a wide range of scholars interested in Rawls and the expanse of his influence.


War Violence and Social Justice

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ISBN: 9781317000341
Release Date: 2016-03-09
Number of pages: 208
Author: Masoud Kamali
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online War Violence and Social Justice in PDF and EPUB This book analyses the role of war and violence (in both its physical and symbolic forms) for social work in a time of neoliberal globalisation from a social justice perspective. It argues that the consequences of wars, in both their old and new forms, and the exercise of symbolic violence for the practices of social work at national and global levels have been ignored. This work explores the relationship between recent neoliberal and global transformations and their consequences for intensifying ‘new wars’ and conflicts in non-Western countries on the one hand, and the increasing symbolic violence against marginalised people with immigrant and non-Western background in many Western countries, on the other. The analytical approach of the book, based on the theories of multiple modernities and symbolic violence, is unique since no other work has applied such theoretical perspectives for analysing inequalities in relation to the condition of lives of non-Western people living in Western and non-Western countries. This is a necessary contribution for social work education and research since the discipline needs new theoretical perspectives to be able to meet the new challenges raised by recent global transformations and neoliberal globalisation.


Head First HTML with CSS XHTML

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ISBN: 9780596101978
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 658
Author: Elisabeth Freeman
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

Download and read online Head First HTML with CSS XHTML in PDF and EPUB "A complete learning experience for creating industry standard Web pages - but you won't be just reading: you'll be playing games, solving puzzles, pondering mysteries and creating Web pages like you never imagined. You'll be also learning how HTML works with CSS . . . if you're going to create Web pages in the 21st century, then you want to know and to understand CSS, too."



Between Worlds

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ISBN: 032503088X
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Number of pages: 276
Author: David E. Freeman
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

Download and read online Between Worlds in PDF and EPUB "It is our hope that the third edition of Between Worlds gives those involved with English language learners access to current research and language-learning theories as well as effective classroom practice." -David and Yvonne Freeman In this third edition of Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition David and Yvonne Freeman have included many of the classroom examples and teacher stories that readers of earlier editions have found invaluable for understanding key concepts for teaching English language learners. They have updated the book and added important features: - A comprehensible overview of how people learn as well as how they learn language - An introduction to theories of both first and second language acquisition - A new, expanded discussion of bilingualism and bilingual education - An explanation of how to teach academic language at different levels and appropriately assess students' academic language proficiency - Reading essentials for ELLs including ways to use culturally relevant bilingual books - Case studies of different types of English language learners - Influences that affect how teachers teach. Throughout the book, the Freemans focus on factors both in and outside of school that have an impact on teachers and students. They show how teachers can take an intercultural orientation and lead ELLs to academic success. This book is designed to provide preservice and inservice teachers, administrators, and staff developers with the latest research and best practices for working with English language learners.


Freedom Flyers

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ISBN: 9780199741885
Release Date: 2010-04-14
Number of pages: 256
Author: J. Todd Moye
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Freedom Flyers in PDF and EPUB As the country's first African American military pilots, the Tuskegee Airmen fought in World War II on two fronts: against the Axis powers in the skies over Europe and against Jim Crow racism and segregation at home. Although the pilots flew more than 15,000 sorties and destroyed more than 200 German aircraft, their most far-reaching achievement defies quantification: delivering a powerful blow to racial inequality and discrimination in American life. In this inspiring account of the Tuskegee Airmen, historian J. Todd Moye captures the challenges and triumphs of these brave pilots in their own words, drawing on more than 800 interviews recorded for the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project. Denied the right to fully participate in the U.S. war effort alongside whites at the beginning of World War II, African Americans--spurred on by black newspapers and civil rights organizations such as the NAACP--compelled the prestigious Army Air Corps to open its training programs to black pilots, despite the objections of its top generals. Thousands of young men came from every part of the country to Tuskegee, Alabama, in the heart of the segregated South, to enter the program, which expanded in 1943 to train multi-engine bomber pilots in addition to fighter pilots. By the end of the war, Tuskegee Airfield had become a small city populated by black mechanics, parachute packers, doctors, and nurses. Together, they helped prove that racial segregation of the fighting forces was so inefficient as to be counterproductive to the nation's defense. Freedom Flyers brings to life the legacy of a determined, visionary cadre of African American airmen who proved their capabilities and patriotism beyond question, transformed the armed forces--formerly the nation's most racially polarized institution--and jump-started the modern struggle for racial equality.


The White Plague

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ISBN: 9781429989640
Release Date: 2007-10-02
Number of pages: 448
Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Tor Books

Download and read online The White Plague in PDF and EPUB From Science fiction grandmaster Frank Herbert, creator of the Dune universe, comes this novel of bioterrorism and gendercide. What if women were an endangered species? It begins in Ireland, but soon spreads throughout the entire world: a virulent new disease expressly designed to target only women. As fully half of the human race dies off at a frightening pace and life on Earth faces extinction, panicked people and governments struggle to cope with the global crisis. Infected areas are quarantined or burned to the ground. The few surviving women are locked away in hidden reserves, while frantic doctors and scientists race to find a cure. Anarchy and violence consume the planet. The plague is the work of a solitary individual who calls himself the Madman. As government security forces feverishly hunt for the renegade scientist, he wanders incognito through a world that will never be the same. Society, religion, and morality are all irrevocably transformed by the White Plague. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Stakeholder Theory

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ISBN: 9781139484114
Release Date: 2010-04-01
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Author: R. Edward Freeman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Stakeholder Theory in PDF and EPUB In 1984, R. Edward Freeman published his landmark book, Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach, a work that set the agenda for what we now call stakeholder theory. In the intervening years, the literature on stakeholder theory has become vast and diverse. This book examines this body of research and assesses its relevance for our understanding of modern business. Beginning with a discussion of the origins and development of stakeholder theory, it shows how this corpus of theory has influenced a variety of different fields, including strategic management, finance, accounting, management, marketing, law, health care, public policy, and environment. It also features in-depth discussions of two important areas that stakeholder theory has helped to shape and define: business ethics and corporate social responsibility. The book concludes by arguing that we should re-frame capitalism in the terms of stakeholder theory so that we come to see business as creating value for stakeholders.


Lloyd s Introduction to Jurisprudence

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ISBN: 0414026721
Release Date: 2014-10-24
Number of pages: 1617
Author: Dennis Lloyd of Hampstead
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Download and read online Lloyd s Introduction to Jurisprudence in PDF and EPUB The ninth edition of the leading textbook on jurisprudence contains extracts from the works of more than 100 jurists. These are supported by detailed introductory sections which give background and critical insight into the texts.