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vii, 126 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Introduction: Why Merge Action Research and Professional Learning Communities? Part 1: What is Action Research? Description of Action Research Action Research vs. Educational Research What Action Research Is and Is Not Professional Benefits of Action Research The Process of Conducting Action Research The Process in Action - An Example Important Takeaways from Part 1 Part 2: Professional Learning Communities What is a Professional Learning Community? Characteristics of PLCs Shared Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals Collaborative Culture with a Focus on Learning Collective Inquiry into Best Practice and Current Reality Action Orientation: Learning by Doing Commitment to Continuous Improvement Orientation Focused on Results The Challenge of a Changing Culture Teaching and Assessing in a PLC Important Takeaways from Part 2 Part 3: The Action Research Model for Transformational Innovation What is the Action Research Model for Transformational Innovation? The Five Components of the Model Data-Driven Educational Decision Making Data, Data, and More Data Thinking Differently Collaboration Professional Reflection One Additional (Sub)Component... Implications of the Action Research Model for Transformational Innovation Important Takeaways from Part 3 Part 4: Putting It All Together: Action Research Communities TI-in-Ed + PLC = ARC Specifying the Purposes and Functioning of an ARC Roles for Teachers in ARCs Roles for Building Administrators in ARCs Roles for District Administrators in ARCs Important Takeaways from Part 4 Part 5: Where Do We Go From Here? Sustaining and Growing Your ARC Ways to Sustain ARCs Link Reform Efforts to Existing Practices Focus on "Why, " Then on "How" Align Actions with Words Be Flexible, but Firm Build a Coalition, But Don't Wait for Unanimity Expect Mistakes...and Learn from Them Learn by Doing, Not by Additional Training Short-Term Victories...and Celebrations Ways to Extend ARCs Integrating Technology Student Engagement Grant Funding Mini-Grants to ARC Participants Systems of Incentives Components of Personnel Evaluation Systems Action Research / Innovation Conferences Implementation of an ARC Represents a Process Important Takeaways from Part 5 Part 6: Using ARCs to Deepen Professional Learning and Improve Student Achievement Action Research Communities as Mechanisms for Professional Learning Action Research Communities as Mechanisms for Improving Student Achievement Important Takeaways from Part 6 References Appendix: Action Research Developmental Templates.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138057951 20171023
Action Research Communities presents a new perspective on two current and proven educational practices: classroom-/school-based action research and professional learning communities. Implementation of one or the other of these practices often results in a variety of possible benefits for the teaching-learning process, for student achievement, and for overall school improvement. While these might seem to be separate, isolated practices, the author has taken the beneficial aspects of each practice and merged them into a cohesive and potentially powerful concept, coined "action research communities." Each of the two concepts or approaches (action research and professional learning communities) is presented and discussed in detail. Because they both focus on local-level improvement of educational practice and share several overlapping features, the two concepts are then merged into a single entity-action research communities, or ARCs. These professional learning communities, with action research at their core, hold an immense amount of power and potential when it comes to enhanced professional growth and development for educators, increased student achievement, school improvement, and educator empowerment. ARCs essentially capitalize on all the individualized benefits and strengths of action research and of professional learning communities, and merge them into a single educational concept and practice. ARCs have the potential to help educators everywhere experience: *a common and collective focus and vision; * sustained collaborative inquiry; *individualized, customizable-and meaningful-professional growth; and *true empowerment that comes with this form of collaborative, inquiry-based, and reflective practice. Practical guidance for the development and implementation of ARCs is also provided, by focusing on ways in which professional educators (teachers, administrators, support staff, etc.) can implement, sustain, and extend the impact of their respective action research communities. Specific roles for district administrators, building administrators, and teachers are presented and discussed in depth, as are ways that ARCs can be used both to deepen professional learning for educators and to improve student learning.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138057951 20171023
Education Library (Cubberley)
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xxvi, 309 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • Chapter 1. A Tour of Native Peoples and Native Lands Chapter 2. Indigenous Peoples Are Nations, Not Minorities Chapter 3. Indigenous Governments: Past, Present, and Future Chapter 4. Actors in Native Politics Chapter 5. A History of Federal Indian Policy Chapter 6. Tribal Political Economy Chapter 7. Indigenous Political Participation: Patriotism, Suffrage, and Partisanship Chapter 8. Native Interest Group Activity and Activism Chapter 9. Native Peoples, Images, and the Media Chapter 10. Indigenous Nations and the American Political System.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442252653 20170612
American Indian Politics and the American Political System is the most comprehensive text written from a political science perspective. It analyzes the structures and functions of indigenous governments (including Alaskan Native communities and Hawaiian Natives) and the distinctive legal and political rights these nations exercise internally. It also examines the fascinating intergovernmental relationship that exists between native nations, the states, and the federal government. In the fourth edition, Wilkins and Stark analyze the challenges facing Indigenous nations as they develop new and innovative strategies to defend and demand recognition of their national character and rights. They also seeks to address issues that continue to plague many nations, such as notions of belonging and citizenship, implementation of governing structures and processes attentive to Indigenous political and legal traditions, and the promotion and enactment of sustainable practices that support our interdependence in an increasingly globalized world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442252653 20170612
Green Library
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xv, 289 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Green Library
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1 online resource.
  • Front Cover; Are We Safe Enough? Measuring and Assessing Aviation Security; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; About the Authors; Preface; Reference; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Asking the Right Questions About Terrorism; How Safe Are We?; Conflating Terrorism and Insurgency; Al-Qaeda Since 2001; ISIS; Are We as Safe as We Are Because of Security Measures?; Disclosed Plots; Undisclosed Plots; Disclosed Minor Plots; Deterrence; How Safe Is Aviation?; Are We Safe Enough?; References; Chapter 2: Evaluating Aviation Security; Aviation Security Costs in the United States; Costs Before 9/11
  • TSA Costs After 9/11Other Federal Government Costs; Other Direct Costs; Opportunity Costs; Total Costs for Aviation Security; Evaluating Aviation Security: Three Analytic Techniques; Cost per Saved Life; Acceptable Risk; Cost-Benefit Analysis; References; Chapter 3: Layers of Aviation Security: Examining Their Individual Contribution to Risk Reduction; Laying Out the Layers of Security; Assessing and Evaluating the Layers of Security; Stage 1. Terrorists Are Deterred From Attempting an Attack; Stage 2. Terrorists Attempt an Attack, but Are Prevented From Boarding
  • Stage 3. Terrorists Succeed in Boarding, but Fail to Bring Down or Hijack the AirlinerStage 4. Hijackers Succeed in Taking Over the Airliner, but Fail to Crash it into Their Target; Other Potential Layers; Calculation of Overall Risk Reduction; Sensitivity Analysis; Evaluating the Deterrence and Disruption Estimates: Erring on the Low Side; Substitution Effects: Interactions and Interdependencies Among the Layers; Other Terrorist Threats to Aviation; Adaptive Behavior by Terrorists; Some Comparisons; Other Western Countries; Israel; Security Measures in Place in the US From 1973 to 2001
  • Security Measures in Place in the US Before 1973Conclusions; References; Chapter 4: Reducing Costs Without Reducing Security: Comparing the Value of Individual Layers; Adding a Security Layer: Installed Physical Secondary Barriers; Comparing the Layers: Three Approaches; Risk Reduction; Cost-Benefit Analysis; The Cost of the Security Measure; The Losses Sustained in a Successful Attack; The Risk Reduction Furnished by the Security Measure; The Probability of an Otherwise-Successful Terrorist Attack Absent All Security Measures; The Benefit-to-Cost Ratio
  • Evaluating the Comparative Effectiveness of FAMS, FFDO, and IPSBComparing Reductions in Risk; Comparing Cost-Effectiveness: Break-Even Analysis and Benefit-to-Cost Ratio; Federal Air Marshal Service; Installed Physical Secondary Barriers; Flight Deck Resistance Including the Federal Flight Deck Officer Program; Policy Mix: Include IPSB, Double the Budget for FFDOs, Reduce FAMS by 75%; Assessing the Risk Reduction and the Cost-Effectiveness of Other Security Measures; Hardened Cockpit Doors; Passenger and Cabin Crew Resistance; JTTF (Including FBI and Police); Anti-Aircraft Measures
Are We Safe Enough? Measuring and Assessing Aviation Security explains how standard risk analytic and cost-benefit analysis can be applied to aviation security in systematic and easy-to-understand steps. The book evaluates and puts into sensible context the risks associated with air travel, the risk appetite of airlines and regulators and the notion of acceptable risk. It does so by describing the effectiveness, risk reduction and cost of each layer of aviation security, from policing and intelligence to checkpoint passenger screening to arming pilots on the flight deck.
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xxiv, 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. An Overview of Business and Government Relations Robert Dibie, Ph.D. 2. Theories of Business and Government Relations Robert Dibie, Ph.D., and Josephine Dibie, DBA 3. Business and Government Relations in Burkina Faso Mariam Konate, Ph.D., Idrissa Quedraogo, Ph.D. and Pascal T. Kouaman 4. Business and Government Relations in Botswana Case Study: Ethical Dilemma in Alibaba Hospital Robert Dibie, Ph.D. and Ayandiji Daniel Aina, Ph.D. 5. Business and Government Partnership in Nigeria Case Study: Management Debacle at the City of Ozoro Robert Dibie, Ph.D. Felix M. Edoho, Ph.D. and Josephine Dibie, DBA 6. Government Relations and Business in Ghana Case Study: The Dynamics of Executive Leadership Leonard Gadzekpo, Ph.D. 7. Business and Government Relations in Somalia Yusuf Ahmed Nur, Ph.D. 8. Business and Government Relations in Sudan Muawya Hussien Ph.D. and Robert Dibie, Ph.D. 9. Business and Government Relations in Zimbabwe Case Study: Kome and Ojanigo Limited Liability Company Saliwe Kawewe, Ph.D. and Robert Dibie, Ph. D. 10. Business and Government Relations in Uganda Peter Ngwafu, Ph.D. and Robert Dibie, Ph.D. 11. Business and Government Relations in Ethiopia Josephine Dibie, DBA and Robert Dibie, Ph.D. 12. Corporate Takeover and Public Policy in South Africa Kealeboga J. Maphunye, Ph.D. and Robert Dibie, Ph.D. 13. Business and Government Relations in Cameroon Wilfred Gabsa, Ph. D. 14. Business and Government Relations in Tanzania Chinyeaka Justine Igbokwe-Ibeto, Ph.D. 15. Business and Government Relations in Kenya Case Study: Panoramic Corporate Social Responsibility Debacle Robert Dibie, Ph.D. Josephine Dibie, Ph.D. and Omolara M. Quadri, Ph.D. 16. Business - Government and Capacity Building in Africa Robert Dibie, Ph.D. and Felix M. Edoho, Ph.D.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138700093 20171002
This book endeavors to take the conceptualization of the relationship between business, government and development in African countries to a new level. In the twenty-first century, the interests and operations of government and business inevitably intersect all over the African continent. No government, federal or state, can afford to ignore the needs of business. But what are these needs, how does business express its needs to government and what institutions organize government-business relations in African countries? How should government regulate business, or should it choose to let the markets rule? Government and Business Relations in Africa brings together many of sub-Saharan African leading scholars to address these critical questions. Business and Government Relations in Africa examines the key players in the game-federal and state governments and business groups-and the processes that govern the relationships between them. It looks at the regulatory regimes that have an impact on business and provides a number of case studies of the relationships between government and economic development around the African continent, highlighting different processes and practices. It shows the latest state of knowledge on the topic and will be of interest both to students at an advanced level, academics and reflective practitioners. It addresses the topics with regard to business-government relations and will be of interest to researchers, academics, policymakers, and students in the fields of African politics, comparative politics, public policy, business and politics, sustainable development and sustainability, economic development, and managerial economics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138700093 20171002
Green Library
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1 online resource.
  • 1. Introduction to the Complex Connection between Cannabis Use and Psychosis, Psychotic Disorders, and Schizophreniaã ã Marc W. Manseau and Michael T. Compton 2. The Epidemiology of Cannabis Use in the United States ã ã Wilson M. Compton and Beth Han 3. The Biology of Cannabis in the Brain, and the Endocannabinoid System ã ã David Louis Atkinson and Jeff. K. Abbott 4. Psychotomimetic and Cognitive Effects of Î 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in Laboratory Settings John D. Cahill, Swapnil Gupta, Jose Cortes-Briones, Rajiv Radhakrishnan, Mohamed Sherif, Deepak C. D'Souza 5. Psychotomimetic and Cognitive Effects of Cannabis Use in the General Population ã ã Nadia Solowij 6. Effects of Cannabis Use among those with Schizotypy ã ã Angelo B. Cedeno 7. Effects of Cannabis Use among those at Clinical High Risk for Schizophrenia ã ã Brian O'Donoghue, Meredith McHugh, Barnaby Nelson, and Patrick McGorry 8. Cannabis-Induced Psychotic Disorders ã ã Luca Pauselli 9. Synthetic Cannabinoids and Synthetic Cannabinoid-Induced Psychotic Disorders ã ã Papanti Duccio, Schifano Fabrizio, and Orsolini Laura 10. Cannabis Use as an Independent Risk Factor for, or Component Cause of, Schizophrenia and Related Psychotic Disorders ã ã Jodi M. Gilman, Sara M. Sobolewski, and Anne Eden Evins 11. Cannabis Use as a Determinant of Earlier Age at Onset of Schizophrenia and Related Psychotic Disorders ã ã Claire Ransay Wan and Beth Broussard 12. The Prevalence of Cannabis Use, and Effects on Course and Outcomes, among Individuals with Schizophrenia and Related Psychotic Disordersã ã Ana Fresan, Rebeca Robles-Garcia, and Carlos-Alfonso Tovilla-Zarate 13. The Treatment of Cannabis Use Disorders among Individuals with Psychotic Disorders ã ã Peter Bosanac, Ana Lusicic, and David J. Castle 14. Cannabidiol as a Potential Novel Therapeutic Agent for Psychotic Disorders ã ã Serena Deiana and Erica Zamberletti.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128047910 20171017
The Complex Connection between Cannabis and Schizophrenia provides an in-depth overview of the current state of research into the role that cannabis plays in schizophrenia, covering both the pathophysiological and the pharmacological implications. It addresses the epidemiology of cannabis use and the risks associated with its use, the biological aspects of the drug, its effects on the brain and the pharmacological possibilities of using cannabidiol to treat schizophrenia. It is the only book on the market devoted exclusively to examining the links between this very commonly used (and misused) drug and a specific set of devastating psychiatric illnesses, providing a comprehensive guide to our current understandings of this relationship. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug globally, and is becoming increasingly decriminalized and even legalized worldwide. Among the numerous mental-health concerns related to the drug, there is mounting evidence of an intricate link between cannabis use and schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. At the same time, there is promising evidence to suggest that cannabidiol, one of the many compounds found in cannabis that activates the brain's cannabinoid receptors, could prove to be an effective antipsychotic to treat schizophrenia.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128047910 20171017
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1 online resource.
  • List of Figures / vii Acknowledgments / ix Prologue: American Exceptionalism and the Great Strike of 1877 / 1 Chapter One: Artisans in the New Republic, 1787 1825 / 11 The Artisan Workplace / 11 The Political Economy of Early America / 15 The Early Transformation of the Workplace / 26 Rural Manufactures / 28 The Economy of Seaport Cities / 38 Manual Labor In and Out of the City / 41 Economic Change and the Demise of the Artisan Order / 46 Celebrating the New Era / 55 Chapter Two: Labor in the Age of Jackson, 1825 1843 / 59 The Geography of Industrialization / 59 Cultural Response to Industrialization / 70 Holding onto the Familiar / 74 Religion, the Revivalists, and the New Work Ethic / 76 Radical Resistance to the New Industrial Order / 81 Chapter Three: The Industrial Worker in Free Labor America / 91 Lynn as a Microcosm / 91 Not Just Lynn / 96 Labor Reform and the Remaking of American Society / 103 Immigrant Workers Confront Nativism / 111 Black Workers in a White World / 115 Trade Unions on the Move in the 1850s / 121 Chapter Four: From the Civil War to the Panic of 1873 / 129 Labor and the War / 129 The Great Lockout of 1866 / 133 Eight Hours for Work, Eight Hours for Rest, and Eight Hours for Recreation / 137 Building a National Organization / 147 Epilogue: A Tradition of Labor Protest Persists / 159 Bibliographical Essay / 171 Index / 203.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119065685 20171009
A concise history of labor and work in America from the birth of the Republic to the Industrial Age and beyond From the days of Thomas Jefferson, Americans believed that they could sustain a capitalist industrial economy without the class conflict or negative socioeconomic consequences experienced in Europe. This dream came crashing down in 1877 when the Great Strike, one of the most militant labor disputes in US history, convulsed the nation s railroads. In The Dawning of American Labor a leading scholar of American labor history draws upon first-hand accounts and the latest scholarship to offer a fascinating look at how Americans perceived and adapted to the shift from a largely agrarian economy to one dominated by manufacturing. For the generations following the Great Strike, the Labor Problem and the idea of class relations became a critical issue facing the nation. As Professor Greenberg makes clear in this lively, highly accessible historical exploration, the 1877 strike forever cast a shadow across one of the most deeply rooted articles of national faith the belief in American exceptionalism. What conditions produced the faith in a classless society? What went wrong? These questions lie at the heart of The Dawning of American Labor. Provides a concise, comprehensive, and completely up-to-date synthesis of the latest scholarship on the early development of industrialization in the United StatesConsiders how working people reacted, both in the workplace and in their communities, as the nation s economy made its shift from an agrarian to an industrial baseIncludes a formal Bibliographical Essay a handy tool for student researchWorks as a stand-alone text or an ideal supplement to core curricula in US History, US Labor, and 19th-Century America Accessible introductory text for students in American history classes and beyond, The Dawning of American Labor is an excellent introduction to the history of labor in the United States for students and general readers of history alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119065685 20171009
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1 online resource.
  • Front Cover; Digital Participation Through Social Living Labs; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Living Labs Pioneer the Socio-Ecological Transitioning that Society Needs; References; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1 Social Living Labs for Digital Participation and Connected Learning; Digital Inclusion and Social Mobility; Digital Inclusion, Public Libraries, and Policy Discrepancies; From Living Labs to Social Living Labs; Creative Spaces, Connected Learning, and Innovation Ecologies; Conclusion: Social Living Labs as Digital Learning Ecologies; References
  • Further Reading2 Cultivating (Digital) Capacities: A Role for Social Living Labs?; Introduction; Conceptualizing Digital Technology Access and Use: A Brief History; Towards a Concept of Capacities for Digital Society; A Role for Social Living Labs?; Conclusion: Thinking the Digital Differently in Social Living Labs; References; Further Reading; 3 Digital Participation Through Artistic Interventions; Introduction; Summary of Projects; Schools Participation Across the Dark Forest and a Conversation Between Trees; Interpreting Data as Digital Participation
  • Visitor Participation in the Exhibition of A Conversation Between TreesTechnology Research as a Lived Experience; Conclusion; References; Further Reading; 4 Going Digital: Integrating Digital Technologies in Local Community Initiatives; Introduction; Background; Local Community Initiatives and Community Resilience; Digital Technologies for Collective Action; Settings and Research Methods; iGirls; Springboard; The iGirls Programme; The Bristol Pound; Aims, Features and Rules of Use; Research Methods; iGirls; Bristol Pound; Findings; Considerations of Fit and Compatibility With Values
  • Building and Sustaining Community CohesionMaintaining Trust; Negotiating Constraints and Possibilities Arising From Embeddedness; Discussion; Collective Identity Work and Technology Adoption; Extra-Community Infrastructure and Community Resilience; Conclusion; References; 5 The School as a Living Lab
  • The Case of Kaospilot; Introduction; Living Lab; Methodology; Kaospilot; A Brief History; A Brief Status Report; Programme; Philosophy; Pedagogy; Discussion; Conclusion; References; Further Reading; 6 Mixhaus: Dissolving Boundaries With a Community Makerspace; Introduction
  • Community Spaces and PartnershipsResearch Approach; Initial Concept Design; Shipping Container Fit-Out; Planning for Mixhaus Engagement; Crossing Boundaries; Organizational; Social; Disciplinary; Spatial; Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; 7 Empowerment Through Making: Lessons for Sustaining and Scaling Community Practices; Introduction; Context; Afrikaanderwijk, Rotterdam; Schilderswijk, The Hague; Approach; Star(t) to Shine: A platform for empowerment; Searching for the Right Cocreative Partnerships; Cocreating a Plan for Empowerment; New Dutch Makers
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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS Dedication PREFACE CHAPTER 1: WHY THIS BOOK? CASE STUDY 1: A Seizure on stage. NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER 2: WHAT IS INCLUSION? A: The most standard misconceptions people have about disability and inclusion and why they are wrong. B: The reasons theaters, college training programs or practitioners are not inclusive. C: The wrong reasons to be inclusive. CASE STUDY 2: Stage Manager in a wheelchair. NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER 3: VOCABULARY AND PERCEPTION CASE STUDY 3: Disabled artist as villain. NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER 4: RECRUITING AND FINDING ARTISTS CHAPTER ACTION: Write an audition ad. CASE STUDY 4: DIONYSUS THEATER In Houston, TX. Deborah Nowinski, Artistic Director CHAPTER 5: AUDITIONS AND CALLBACKS CHAPTER ACTION: Make an audition or callback checklist CASE STUDY 5: Can an actor who is deaf speak? NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER 6: REHEARSALS CASE STUDY 6: Snow White & Richard III, NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER 7: BLOCKING AND FIGHT SEQUENCES CASE STUDY 7: Think outside the box for accessible sets and non-standard staging. NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER ACTION: A seven point list of how to proceed to do a cast dance for a period play. CHAPTER 8: COSTUMES, PROPS AND MAKEUP CASE STUDY 8: Opening the Door. PHAMALY Theater, Denver, Colorado CHAPTER 9: TECHNICAL REHEARSALS AND FINAL DRESS CASE STUDY 9: A large disabled and diverse cast in technical rehearsal. NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER 10: PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING CASE STUDY 10: PHAMALY Theater Company, Denver, Colorado CHAPTER ACTION: CREATE YOUR PR AND MARKETING PLAN CHAPTER 11: THE PERFORMANCE RUN AND STRIKE CHAPTER ACTION: The strike worklist and delegating. CASE STUDY 11: A blind actor and discovering colors. NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER 12: TECHNICAL CREW AND TECHNICAL DESIGNS CASE STUDY 12: THAT UPPITY THEATER COMPANY, St. Louis, Missouri. CHAPTER 13: ACADEMIC TRAINING, ASSESSMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY CHAPTER ACTION: How well is your institution doing? CASE STUDY 13: The Glass Menagerie, a personal case study. Christine Bruno. CHAPTER 14: ASSESSMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY IN THEATERS CASE STUDY 14: TBI and mental disabilities. NICU'S SPOON Theater Company, New York City. CHAPTER ACTION: Assess your theater for sustainability. CHAPTER 15: AFTERWORD CASE STUDY 15: GIDEON PRODUCTIONS, New York City. CHAPTER 16: CASE STUDY OUTCOMES BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RESOURCES WEBSITES AS RESOURCES ASSOCIATIONS AND INCLUSIVE THEATER COMPANIES LIST OF PHOTOGRAPHS NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS GLOSSARY.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781351973281 20171009
Disability and Theatre: A Practical Manual for Inclusion in the Arts is a step-by step manual on how to create inclusive theatre, including how and where to find actors, how to publicize productions, run rehearsals, act intricate scenes like fights and battles, work with unions, contracts, and agents, and deal with technical issues. This practical information was born from the author's 16 years of running the first inclusive theatre company in New York City, and is applicable to any performance level: children's theatre, community theatre, regional theatre, touring companies, Broadway, and academic theatre. This book features anecdotal case studies that emphasize problem solving, real-world application, and realistic action plans. A comprehensive Companion Website provides additional guidelines and hands-on worksheets.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781351973281 20171009
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xiv, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword by Mary Bosworth Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. 'Doing' coercion: a micro-sociology bricolage 3. Peacemaking and beyond: the prison officer's everyday duties 4. The bureaucratic organization of 'doing' coercion 5. Implicit coercion logic 6. The symbolic and credible threat of force 7. The use of force 8. Notes from my visual ethnographic diary 9. Methodological afterthoughts 10. Conclusion: on prison officers and (good) violence Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138207264 20170907
This book offers a sustained study of on one feature of the prison officer's job: the threat and use of force, which the author calls 'doing' coercion. Adopting an interactionist, micro-sociological perspective, the author presents new research based on one and a half years of participant observation within an Italian custodial complex hosting both a prison and a forensic psychiatric hospital. Based on observation of emergency squad interventions during so-called 'critical events', together with visual methods and interviews with staff, 'Doing' Coercion in Male Custodial Settings constitutes an ethnographic exploration of both the organisation and the implicit and explicit practices of threatening and/or 'doing' coercion. With a focus on the lawful yet problematic and discretionary threatening and 'doing' of coercion performed daily on the landing, the author contributes to the growing scholarly literature on power in prison settings, and the developing field of the micro-sociology of violence and of radical interactionism. As such, it will appeal to scholars of sociology, anthropology and criminology with interests in prisons, power and violence in institutions, and visual methods.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138207264 20170907
Green Library
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xvii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction: Reconfiguring Domination: Case Studies from Latin AmericaLiisa L. North 2. The Paradox of the Neoliberal Developmentalist State: Reconstructing the Capitalist Elite in Pinochet's ChileTimothy D. Clark3. Quasi-post-neoliberal Brazil: Social Change Amidst Elite Adaptation and MetamorphosisSimone Bohn4. Concentration of Assets and Poverty Reduction in Post Neoliberal EcuadorCarlos M. Larrea and Natalia Greene5. Rural Colombia: The Architecture of State-sponsored Violence and New Power ConfigurationsLuis van Isschot6. The Reconsolidation of Oligarchic Rule in El Salvador: The Contours of Neoliberal TransformationCarlos Velasquez Carrillo7. Land and the Reconfiguration of Power in Post-Conflict GuatemalaSimon Granovsky-Larsen8. The Limits of Democratization and Social Progress: Domination and Dependence in Latin AmericaTimothy D. Clark and Liisa L. North.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319532547 20171017
This volume examines the ways in which the socio-economic elites of the region have transformed and expanded the material bases of their power from the inception of neo-liberal policies in the 1970s through to the so-called progressive `pink tide' governments of the past two decades. The six case study chapters-on Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, El Salvador, and Guatemala-variously explore how state policies and even United Nations peace-keeping missions have enhanced elite control of land and agricultural exports, banks and insurance companies, wholesale and import commerce, industrial activities, and alliances with foreign capital. Chapters also pay attention to the ways in which violence has been deployed to maintain elite power, and how international forces feed into sustaining historic and contemporary configurations of power.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319532547 20171017
Green Library
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xxix, 306 pages ; 22 cm
  • Chapter One- IntroductionBy Jerusa Ali, W.O. Egbewole, and T.E. Kleven Chapter Two- Issues of human right to basic education and equality of educational opportunity in Africa: A case study of Nigeria By Ngozi Chuma UmehChapter Three- Adoption of a human rights approach to budgeting as a step to realise the right to education in African countries By Ashwanee BudooChapter Four- Mainstreaming Human Rights Education: Africa and the Challenge of a General Jurisprudence towards Sustainable Development By Muhtar Adeiza Etudaiye and Mohammed Enesi EtudaiyeChapter Five- Craving for the Message but shooting the Messenger: RBA to teacher Welfare and Quality in Basic Education in Nigeria By A.C. Onuora-OgunoChapter Six- The Legal Framework for Achieving the Goal of `Education for all' in Africa: A Case Study of the Vulnerable Students in the Nigerian Borstal Institutions By Abdulraheem-Mustapha Mariam AdepejuChapter Seven- Right to Inclusive Development of the Girl Child in Africa By Olanike Adelakun-OdewaleChapter Eight- The African Union's Agenda 2063: Education and its Realisation By Michael Addaney Chapter Nine- The Impact of Education Systems on our Social economic Realities, Uganda as a case study By Sylvia Ivy TayebwaChapter Ten- African Union Agenda 2063: Aspiring for Justice and the Rule of Law in Liberia By Veronica Fynn BrueyChapter Eleven- The African Dream: Attitudes and Prejudices in African Schools By David Nnanna Chukwukadibia IkpoChapter Twelve- Realising maternal and child health through curbing the barriers for accessing basic education: Human rights based options for Africa By Solomon Tekle Abegaz.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319537023 20170911
This book outlines the findings and suggestions of the Law and Society Association's International Research Collaborations, which focused on the African Union's Agenda 2063. This outlined the ideal Africa aspired to by the year 2063: `the Africa we want'. The authors examine socio-economic rights issues and their impact on developing a strong educational agenda that can drive Africa to realize Agenda 2063. As Africa's development has remained slow in the face of many challenges, the need to embrace good governance, rule of law and human rights obligations are major tools to realize the continent's potential. The project focuses in particular on the central place of education law and policy in achieving the goals of Agenda 2063.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319537023 20170911
Education Library (Cubberley)
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • 1. Science and Sustainability Our Island, Earth The Nature of Environmental Science The Nature of Science Sustainability and Our Future 2. Earth's Physical Systems Matter, Chemistry, and the Environment Energy: An Introduction Geology: The Physical Basis for Environmental Science Geologic and Natural Hazards 3. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology Evolution: The Source of Earth's Biodiversity Ecology and the Organism Population Ecology Conserving Biodiversity 4. Species Interactions and Community Ecology Species Interactions Ecological Communities Earth's Biomes 5. Environmental Systems and Ecosystem Ecology Earth's Environmental Systems Ecosystems Biogeochemical Cycles 6. Ethics, Economics, and Sustainable Development Culture, Worldview, and the Environment Environmental Ethics Economics and the Environment Sustainable Development 7. Environmental Policy Environmental Policy: An Overview U.S. Environmental Law and Policy International Environmental Policy Approaches to Environmental Policy 8. Human Population Our World at Seven Billion Demography Population and Society 9. The Underpinnings of Agriculture The Changing Face of Agriculture Soil: A Foundation of Agriculture Water for Agriculture Nutrients for Plants Pollination Conserving Agricultural Resources 10. Making Agriculture Sustainable The Race to Feed the World Raising Animals for Food Preserving Crop Diversity and Pollinators Controlling Pests and Weeds Genetically Modified Food Organic Agriculture Sustainable Food Production 11. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology Life's Diversity on Earth Benefits of Biodiversity Biodiversity Loss and Extinction Conservation Biology: The Search for Solutions 12. Forests, Forest Management, and Protected Areas Forest Ecosystems and Forest Resources Forest Loss Forest Management Parks and Protected Areas 13. The Urban Environment Our Urbanizing World Sprawl Creating Livable Cities Urban Sustainability 14. Environmental Health and Toxicology Environmental Health Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Organisms Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Ecosystems Studying Effects of Hazards Risk Assessment and Risk Management Philosophical and Policy Approaches 15. Freshwater Systems and Resources Freshwater Systems Solutions to Depletion of Fresh Water Freshwater Pollution and Its Control 16. Marine and Coastal Systems and Resources The Oceans Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Marine Pollution Emptying the Oceans Marine Conservation 17. Atmospheric Science, Air Quality, and Pollution Control The Atmosphere Outdoor Air Quality Ozone Depletion and Recovery Addressing Acid Deposition Indoor Air Quality 18. Global Climate Change Our Dynamic Climate Studying Climate Change Current and Future Trends and Impacts Responding to Climate Change 19. Fossil Fuels Sources of Energy Fossil Fuels: Their Formation, Extraction, and Use Reaching Further for Fossil Fuels Addressing Impacts of Fossil Fuel Use Energy Efficiency and Conservation 20. Conventional Energy Alternatives Alternatives to Fossil Fuels Nuclear Power Bioenergy Hydroelectric Power 21. New Renewable Energy Alternatives "New" Renewable Energy Sources Solar Energy Wind Power Geothermal Energy Ocean Energy Sources Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 22. Managing Our Waste Approaches to Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Industrial Solid Waste Hazardous Waste 23. Minerals and Mining Earth's Mineral Resources Mining Methods and Their Impacts Toward Sustainable Mineral Use 24. Sustainable Solutions Sustainability on Campus Strategies for Sustainability Precious Time.
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For courses in introductory environmental science. Help Students Connect Current Environmental Issues to the Science Behind Them Environment: The Science behind the Stories is a best seller for the introductory environmental science course known for its student-friendly narrative style, its integration of real stories and case studies, and its presentation of the latest science and research. The 6th Edition features new opportunities to help students see connections between integrated case studies and the science in each chapter, and provides them with opportunities to apply the scientific process to environmental concerns. Also available with Mastering Environmental Science Mastering(TM) Environmental Science is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment system designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature personalized wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience and help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(TM) Environmental Science does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Environmental Science, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Environmental Science, search for: 0134145933 / 9780134145938 Environment: The Science behind the Stories Plus Mastering Environmental Science with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134204883 / 9780134204888 Environment: The Science behind the Stories *0134510194 / 9780134510194 Mastering Environmental Science with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Environment: The Science behind the Stories.
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Science Library (Li and Ma)
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1 online resource.
  • List of Contributors ix Foreword xi Preface xiii Acknowledgments xvii Part I Introduction to Ethnobotany and Phytochemistry 1 1 Ethnobotany 3 B. M. Schmidt -Key Terms and Concepts 3 -Ethnobotany throughout History 4 -References and Additional Reading 18 -Current Topics in Ethnobotany 18 -References 22 -Taxonomy: Plant Families 23 -References and Additional Reading 90 -Plant Anatomy and Architecture: The Highlights 93 -References and Additional Reading 105 -Keys for Plant Identification 106 -Herbaria, Plant Collection, and Voucher Specimens 107 -References and Additional Reading 109 2 Phytochemistry 111 D. M. Klaser Cheng -Primary and Secondary Metabolites 111 -References and Additional Reading 126 -Databases 126 -References 127 -Extraction and Chromatographic Techniques 127 References 133 -Evaluation of Biological Activities 134 -References 139 Part II Case Studies 141 3 Introduction 143 4 Africa 145 M.H. Grace, P.J. Smith, I. Raskin, M.A. Lila, B.M. Schmidt, and P. Chu -Introduction 145 -Northern Africa 149 -Southern Africa 151 -The African Diaspora 156 -References and Additional Reading 159 -Achillea millefolium: Re Exploring Herbal Remedies for Combating Malaria 160 -References 164 -Vanilla: Madagascar s Orchid Economy 166 -References 170 -Traditional Treatments for HIV in South Africa 171 References 176 -Duckweed as a More Sustainable First Generation Bioethanol Feedstock 178 -References 181 5 The Americas 183 J. Kellogg, B.M. Schmidt, B.L. Graf, C.J. Jimenez, H.A. Cumplido, C. Calfio, L.E. Rojo, K. Cubillos Roble, A. Troncoso Fonseca, and J. Delatorre Herrera -Introduction 184 -North America 185 -Central America and the Caribbean 189 -South America 194 -References and Additional Reading 198 -Phlorotannins in Seaweed 199 -References 202 -Agave: More Than Just Tequila 203 -References 208 -Quinoa: A Source of Human Sustenance and Endurance in the High Andes 209 -References 213 -Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis): An Ancient Mapuche Medicine with Antidiabetic Potential 215 -References 220 -Betalains from Chenopodium quinoa: Andean Natural Dyes with Industrial Uses beyond Food and Medicine 222 -References 226 6 Asia 227 P. Li, W. Gu, C. Long, B.M. Schmidt, S.S. Ningthoujam, D.S. Ningombam, A.D. Talukdar, M.D. Choudhury, K.S. Potsangbam, H. Singh, S. Khatoon and M. Isman -Introduction 228 -Central Asia 229 -Western Asia 231 -South Asia 233 -Southeast Asia 237 -East Asia 240 -References and Additional Reading 243 -Ethnobotany of Dai People s Festival Cake in Southwest China 244 -References 247 -The Ethnobotany of Teeth Blackening in Southeast Asia 247 -References 251 -Artemisia Species and Human Health 252 -References 257 -Traditional Treatment of Jaundice in Manipur, Northeast India 258 -References 265 -Ethnobotany and Phytochemistry of Sacred Plant Species Betula utilis (bhojpatra) and Quercus oblongata (banj) from Uttarakhand Himalaya, India 267 -References 270 -Neem Based Insecticides 272 -References 275 7 Europe 277 T.B. Tumer, B.M. Schmidt, and M. Isman -Introduction 278 -References and Additional Reading 285 -Differential Use of Lavandula stoechas L. among Anatolian People against Metabolic Disorders 285 -References 289 -Mad Honey 291 -References 294 -Indigo: The Devil s Dye and the American Revolution 295 -References 302 -Insecticides Based on Plant Essential Oils 303 -References 306 8 Oceania 309 B.M. Schmidt -Introduction 310 -References and Additional Reading 317 -Banana (Musa spp.) as a Traditional Treatment for Diarrhea 317 -References 322 -Pharmacological Effects of Kavalactones from Kava (Piper methysticum) Root 323 -References 328 Botanical Index 329 Subject Index 339.
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Ethnobotany: A Phytochemical Perspective explores the chemistry behind hundreds of plant medicines, dyes, fibers, flavors, poisons, insect repellants, and many other uses of botanicals. Bridging the gap between ethnobotany and chemistry, this book presents an introduction to botany, ethnobotany, and phytochemistry to clearly join these fields of study and highlight their importance in the discovery of botanical uses in modern industry and research. Part I. Ethnobotany, explores the history of plant exploration, current issues such as conservation and intellectual property rights, and a review of plant anatomy. An extensive section on plant taxonomy highlights particularly influential and economically important plants from across the plant kingdom. Part II. Phytochemistry, provides fundamentals of secondary metabolism, includes line drawings of biosynthetic pathways and chemical structures, and describes traditional and modern methods of plant extraction and analysis. The last section is devoted to the history of native plants and people and case studies on plants that changed the course of human history from five geographical regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Ocean. Throughout the entire book, vivid color photographs bring science to life, capturing the essence of human botanical knowledge and the beauty of the plant kingdom.
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xvi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Foreword Andy Hargreaves Introduction: The Many Future Directions of Educational Change Dennis Shirley Social Justice Social Justice and the Future of Educational Change: Section Introduction Santiago Rincon-Gallardo In the Pursuit of Freedom and Social Justice: Four Theses to Reshape Educational Change Santiago Rincon-Gallardo Curricular and Pedagogical Perspectives on Transnational Students Within Socially Just Approaches to Literacy Education Allison Skerrett Social Justice, Educational Change, and Escuela Nueva Alfredo Sarmiento and Vicky Colbert Thirty Years After: From Research as Praxis to Praxis in the Ruins Patti Lather Professional Capital The Future Directions of Building Professional Capital: Section Introduction Kristin Kewã Strong Adult Professional Culture: The Indispensable Ingredient for Sustainable School Improvement Jon Saphier Realizing Professional Capital By, For, and With the Learning Profession: Lessons from Canada Carol Campbell Building and Sustaining Capital in New Zealand Education Jan Robertson Leading Educational Change in Socially Networked Systems Alan J. Daly Systems Change Systems Change: Section Introduction Helen Janc Malone A Comparative View of Education System Reform: Policy, Politics, and People Beatriz Pont Experimental Research and Educational Change: Methodological Insights from the Global South Brahm Fleisch SkillsFuture: The Future of Lifelong Learning in Singapore Pak Tee Ng Coherence Making: Whole System Change Strategy Joanne Quinn and Michael Fullan Contributor Biographies Index.
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Future Directions of Educational Change brings together timely discussions on social justice, professional capital, and systems change from some of the leading scholars in the field of education. Engaging in theory and evidence-based debates covering issues such as literacy education, whole system reform, and teacher leadership, this volume argues that quality and equity are equally important in reshaping existing education systems both within the United States and globally. The authors offer contextual analyses of current educational research and practice while looking toward the future and offering thought-provoking arguments for challenging and rectifying the systemic inequalities within education today.
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Education Library (Cubberley)
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1 online resource.
  • Volume 1 Preface to the Third Edition xiii Preface to the Second Edition xv Preface to the First Edition xvii Introduction xix Introduction and General Aspects 1 1.1 Hydrocarbons and Their Classes 1 1.2 Energy Hydrocarbon Relationships 2 1.3 Hydrocarbon Sources 4 Extraterrestrial Hydrocarbons 15 1.4 Hydrocarbon Production from Natural Sources 16 1.5 Hydrocarbon Synthesis 20 1.6 Nonrenewable and Renewable Hydrocarbons 27 1.7 Regenerative Hydrocarbons from CO2 Emission Capture and Recycling 29 1.8 Hydrocarbon Functionalization Reactions 30 1.9 Use of Hydrocarbons, Petroleum Oil 35 1.9.1 Energy Generation, Storage, and Delivery: Heating 36 1.9.2 Transportation Fuels 36 1.9.3 Chemical Products, Plastics, and Pharmaceuticals 38 References 38 Hydrocarbons from Petroleum and Natural Gas 49 2.1 Cracking 49 2.2 Reforming 62 Hydroforming 64 Metal-Catalyzed Reforming 65 2.3 Dehydrogenation with Olefin Production 71 Heterogeneous Catalysts 73 Homogeneous Catalysts 78 C2 C3 Alkenes 85 C4 Alkenes 86 Buta-1,3-diene and Isoprene 87 Higher Olefins 88 Styrene 88 2.4 Upgrading of Natural-Gas Liquids 89 2.5 Aromatics Production 89 References 102 Synthesis from C Sources 125 3.1 Aspects of C1 Chemistry 126 3.2 Chemical Reduction to Methanol and Oxygenates-- Recycling of CO2 127 Heterogeneous Hydrogenation 129 Homogeneous Hydrogenation 137 Ionic Reduction 143 Electrochemical and Electrocatalytic Reduction 143 Photoreduction 146 Enzymatic Reduction 148 3.3 Fischer Tropsch Chemistry 149 3.4 Oxygenation of Methane 166 Methanol Synthesis 166 3.5 Oligocondensation of Methane 173 3.6 Hydrocarbons from Methane Derivatives 186 Methanol Conversion to Hydrocarbons 186 Methanol to Hydrocarbon Technologies 196 Methanol to Gasoline 196 Methanol to Olefin 197 Methanol to Propylene 198 References 200 Isomerization 237 4.1 Acid-Catalyzed and Bifunctional Isomerization 238 Mechanism 243 Side-Chain Isomerization 250 Positional Isomerization 250 4.2 Base-Catalyzed Isomerization 262 4.2.1 Alkenes 262 4.3 Metal-Catalyzed Isomerization 266 4.4 Pericyclic Rearrangements 277 4.5 Practical Applications 284 Alkanes 284 Alkenes 285 4.5.2 Isomerization of Xylenes 286 References 287 Alkylations 305 5.1 Acid-Catalyzed Alkylation 305 Alkylolysis (Alkylative Cleavage) 317 Alkylation of Alkenes with Organic Halides 318 Alkylation of Alkynes 320 Alkylation with Carbonyl Compounds: The Prins Reaction 320 Catalysts 324 Alkylation with Alkyl Halides 326 Alkylation with Alkenes 331 Alkylation with Alkanes 335 Alkylation with Other Reagents 338 5.2 Base-Catalyzed Alkylation 350 5.3 Alkylation through Organometallics 352 5.4 Miscellaneous Alkylations 356 5.5 Practical Applications 360 References 369 Addition Reactions 389 6.1 Hydration 389 Production of Alcohols by Hydration of Alkenes 395 Production of Octane-Enhancing Oxygenates 396 Acetaldehyde 397 6.2 HX Addition 398 Alkenes 398 Dienes 403 Alkynes 404 Ethyl Chloride 411 Hydrochlorination of Buta-1,3-diene 411 Vinyl Chloride 411 Ethylene Chlorohydrin 412 Propylene Chlorohydrin 412 Adiponitrile 412 Acrylonitrile 413 6.3 Halogen Addition 413 Vinyl Chloride 422 Chlorination of Buta-1,3-diene 424 6.4 Addition to Form C N Bonds 424 6.5 Addition to Form C O, C S, and C P Bonds 433 6.6 Hydrometalation 439 Alkenes 440 Dienes 446 Alkynes 448 Alkenes 452 Dienes 456 Alkynes 457 6.7 Halometalation 462 6.8 Solvometalation 465 6.9 Carbometalation 466 6.10 Cycloaddition 471 References 477 Carbonylation and Carboxylation 509 7.1 Carbonylation 509 Hydroformylation in Biphasic Solvent Systems 515 The Use of Heterogeneous Catalysts 516 Hydroformylation of Higher Alkenes 518 Hydroformylation of Internal Alkenes 519 Asymmetric Hydroformylation 520 7.2 Carboxylation 533 Saturated Hydrocarbons 534 Aromatic Hydrocarbons 536 Hydrocarboxylation and hydroesterification 539 Aminocarboxylation 545 Neocarboxylic Acids 547 Hydrocarboxymethylation of Long-Chain Alkenes 547 Propionic Acid 547 Acrylic Acid and Acrylates 548 References 548 Acylation 569 8.1 Acylation of Aromatics 569 New Soluble Catalysts 573 Solid Catalysts 575 The Gattermann Koch Reaction 577 The Gattermann Reaction 579 Other Formylations 580 8.2 Acylation of Aliphatic Compounds 581 References 586 Index 000 Volume 2 Preface to the Third Edition xi Preface to the Second Edition xiii Preface to the First Edition xv Introduction xvii Oxidation Oxygenation 593 9.1 Oxidation of Alkanes 594 Autoxidation of Alkanes 594 Oxidation of Methane 596 Oxidation with Stoichiometric Oxidants 606 Oxidation Catalyzed by Enzymes and Metalloporphyrins 613 Metal-Catalyzed Oxidation in the Homogeneous Phase 616 Oxidation Induced by Heterogeneous Catalysts 619 Metal Oxidants 623 Electrophilic Reagents 624 Oxygenolysis 628 9.2 Oxidation of Alkenes 630 Direct Oxidation with Stoichiometric Oxidants 630 Metal-Catalyzed Epoxidation 635 Epoxidation Catalyzed by Metalloporphyrins 644 Asymmetric Epoxidation 647 Autoxidation 650 Reactions with Singlet Oxygen 650 Bis-Hydroxylation 656 Bis-Acetoxylation 663 Oxidation with Palladium in the Homogeneous Phase 664 Oxidation with Other Reagents 669 Vinylic Acetoxylation 671 Ozonation 673 Mechanism 673 Synthetic Applications 676 Other Oxidants 678 Allylic Hydroxylation and Acyloxylation 681 Oxidation to , -Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds 686 9.3 Oxidation of Alkynes 690 9.4 Oxidation of Aromatics 693 Oxidation to Phenols 693 Ring Acyloxylation 701 Oxidation to Quinones 702 Oxidation to Arene Oxides and Arene Diols 703 Oxidation with Singlet Oxygen 704 Oxidation of Methyl-Substituted Aromatics 706 Oxidation of Other Arenes 708 Benzylic Acetoxylation 711 9.5 Practical Applications 712 Acetic Acid 712 Maleic Anhydride 713 Oxidation of Cyclohexane 715 Oxidation of Cyclododecane 715 sec-Alcohols 715 Ethylene Oxide 716 Propylene Oxide 718 Acetaldehyde and Acetone 719 Vinyl Acetate 719 1,4-Diacetoxybut-2-ene 720 Acrolein and Acrylic Acid 720 Methacrolein and Methacrylic Acid 721 Acrylonitrile 721 Other Processes 722 Phenol and Acetone 722 Benzoic Acid 723 Terephthalic Acid 723 Maleic Anhydride 724 Phthalic Anhydride 725 Anthraquinone 727 References 727 Heterosubstitution 795 10.1 Electrophilic (Acid-Catalyzed) Substitution 795 Halogenation 796 Nitration 798 Sulfuration 799 Halogenation 800 Nitration 804 Sulfonation 808 Synthesis of Sulfoxides and Sulfones 810 Chlorobenzene 811 Nitration of Benzene and Toluene 811 Sulfonation of Benzene and Alkylbenzenes 811 10.2 Free-Radical Substitution 812 Chlorination 812 Fluorination 817 Bromination 818 Iodination 819 Side-Chain Halogenation of Arylalkanes 819 Chlorination of Alkanes 824 Side-Chain Chlorination of Toluene 826 Unsaturated Chlorides 826 Sulfochlorination of Alkanes 827 Nitroalkanes 827 10.3 Formation of C N Bonds 827 10.4 Formation of Carbon Metal Bonds 831 Borylation 837 Silylation 840 Al, Ge, and Sn Derivatives 841 10.5 Miscellaneous Derivatives 842 References 843 Reduction Hydrogenation 863 11.1 Heterogeneous Catalytic Hydrogenation 864 Mechanism 866 Stereochemistry 870 11.2 Homogeneous Catalytic Hydrogenation 886 Mechanism 891 Selectivity and Stereochemistry 893 Asymmetric Hydrogenation 896 11.3 Transfer Hydrogenation 904 11.4 Chemical and Electrochemical Reduction 906 Mechanism 911 Selectivity 911 11.5 Ionic Hydrogenation 913 11.6 Hydrogenolysis of Saturated Hydrocarbons 918 11.7 Practical Applications 931 C2 Hydrorefining 931 C3 Hydrorefining 931 C4 Hydrorefining 931 Gasoline Hydrorefining 932 References 934 Metathesis 959 12.1 Metathesis of Acyclic Alkenes 960 12.2 Alkane Metathesis 973 12.3 Metathesis of Alkynes 976 12.4 Ring-Closing Metathesis 978 12.5 Ring-Opening Metathesis and Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization 979 12.6 Practical Applications 983 References 986 Oligomerization and Polymerization 1001 13.1 Oligomerization 1001 Practical Applications 1006 Alkenes 1008 Alkynes 1013 Cyclooligomerization 1014 Practical Applications 1018 13.2 Polymerization 1021 Ziegler Natta Catalysts 1038 The Phillips Catalyst 1041 Group IV Metallocene Catalysts 1042 Postmetallocene Catalysts 1047 Stereoregular Polymerization of Propylene 1058 Isospecific Polymerization 1059 Syndiospecific Polymerization 1064 Stereoregular Polymerization of Dienes 1065 Ethylene Polymers 1072 Polypropylene 1074 Polybutylenes 1075 Styrene Polymers 1076 Polydienes 1077 References 1078 Outlook 1111 14.1 Sustainable Hydrocarbon Chemistry for the Future 1111 14.2 Extraterrestrial Hydrocarbon Chemistry 1114 References 1115 Index 000.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119390510 20170925
This book provides an unparalleled contemporary assessment of hydrocarbon chemistry presenting basic concepts, current research, and future applications. Comprehensive and updated review and discussion of the field of hydrocarbon chemistry Includes literature coverage since the publication of the previous edition Expands or adds coverage of: carboxylation, sustainable hydrocarbons, extraterrestrial hydrocarbons Addresses a topic of special relevance in contemporary science, since hydrocarbons play a role as a possible replacement for coal, petroleum oil, and natural gas as well as their environmentally safe use Reviews of prior edition: ...literature coverage is comprehensive and ideal for quickly reviewing specific topics...of most value to industrial chemists... (Angewandte Chemie) and ...useful for chemical engineers as well as engineers in the chemical and petrochemical industries. (Petroleum Science and Technology).
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xx, 215 pages ; 23 cm
  • CONTENTS Foreword - Corey Gin Acknowledgements Preface - The Urgent Matter of Inclusive Leadership in Higher Education - Lorraine Stefani and Patrick Blessinger 1. Inclusive Leadership in Higher Education: Inclusion as a Core Institutional Value Patrick Blessinger and Lorraine Stefani 2. Leadership Challenges for Women College and University Presidents: Personal Perspectives from Women Making a Difference Cathy Sandeen, Christine K. Cavanaugh, Deborah Ford 3. Women and Intellectual Leadership in East Asia's Academic Professions: A Review of the Literature Hei-hang Hayes Tang 4. Intersectionality and Inclusive Leadership in the University: 3 Case Studies from Denmark Kirsten Locke 5. Cultivating Inclusive Leadership in Higher Education Teaching through Action Learning Cathy Gunn 6. Inclusive Environments in UK Universities - Some Surprising Challenges for Leaders Fiona Denney 7. Navigating Through Tough Waves Towards Inclusive Leadership: A Case Study from Saudi Arabia Eqbal Z. Darandari 8. Leadership and Inclusiveness: A Perspective from Middle East and Central Asian Universities Enakshi Sengupta 9. Inclusive Leadership: Lessons from South Africa Brenda Leibowitz 10. To be the African University in the Service of Humanity Mandla Makhanya 11. Understanding the Grit and Gravitas Underlying Culturally Sustaining Inclusive Leadership in Academe Lorri J. Santamaria and Andres P. Santamaria 12. Inclusive Institutional Leadership Through Community Engagement John P. Anchan 13. A Multi-Lens View of Inclusive Leadership in Higher Education Lorraine Stefani About the contributors Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138201446 20170911
Inclusive Leadership in Higher Education examines leadership efforts that move beyond simple diversity programs in the journey towards the institutional transformation necessary to create inclusive educational environments. Chapter contributors from higher education institutions across the globe share how leadership is developed and implemented at all levels to create more inclusive organizational cultures. Diverse chapters address the forces and factors associated with organizational change while examining leadership theory, policy, practices. This important volume provides a comparative perspective, highlighting common themes across a range of institutional and cultural contexts to help leaders promote an organizational mind-set and culture of inclusion and inclusiveness.
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Education Library (Cubberley)
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x, 226 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction / Irene Watson
  • Aboriginal nations, the australian nation-state and indigenous international legal traditions / Ambellin Kwaymullina
  • Domination in relation to indigenous ("dominated") peoples in international law / Steven Newcomb
  • Natural law and the law of nations : "society" and the exclusion of first nations as subjects of international law / Marcelle Burns
  • Long before Munich : the American template for Hitlerian diplomacy / Ward Churchill
  • First nations, indigenous peoples : our laws have always been here / Irene Watson
  • Law and politics of indigenous self-determination : the meaning of the right to prior consultation / Roger Merino
  • How governments manufacture consent and use it against indigenous peoples / Sharon Venne
  • "Kill the Indian in the child" : genocide in international law / Tamara Starblanket.
"For more than 500 years, indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed, so that it is liberated from its colonial origins? With contributions from critical legal theory, international law, politics, philosophy and Indigenous history, this volume pursues a cross-disciplinary analysis of the international legal exclusion of indigenous peoples, and of its relationship to global injustice. Beyond the issue of indigenous peoples’ rights, however, this analysis is set within the broader context of sustainability; arguing that Indigenous laws, philosophy and knowledge are not only legally valid, but offer an essential approach to questions of ecological justice and the co-existence of all life on earth."-- Back cover.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xvii, 191 pages ; 25 cm.
  • The public interest role of investment regulation
  • The rule of law and depoliticisation of investment disputes
  • Developing alternatives to investor-state dispute settlement
  • Promoting sustainable development and human rights through investment treaties
  • Domestic investment regulation and the influence of regional investment agreements.
Green Library
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vi, 161 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface Introduction The Environmental Movement Islam: The Context Muslims and Environmentalism: The Wider Field Framing in Islamic Environmentalism Emotion and Identity in Islamic Environmentalism Activism, Moral Practice, and Religion Conclusion Appendix I.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138685727 20171002
Islamic Environmentalism examines Muslim involvement in environmentalism in the United States and Great Britain. The book focuses upon Muslim activists and Islamic organizations that approach environmentalism as a religious duty: offering environmental readings of Islamic scriptures, and integrating religious ritual and practice with environmental action. Honing in on the insights of social movement theory, Hancock predominantly examines the activism and experience of Muslims involved in environmentalism and bases her research on interviews with activists in the United States and Great Britain. Indeed, the reader is first provided with an insightful analysis of the ways in which Muslim activists interpret and present environmentalism-diagnosing causes of environmental crises, proposing solutions, and motivating other Muslims into activism. This is followed by a discussion of the importance of affective ties, emotion and group culture in motivating and sustaining Muslim involvement in environmental activism. A timely volume which draws attention to the synthesis of political activism and religious practice amongst Muslim environmentalists, this book will be of interest to undergraduates, postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers interested in fields such as Islamic Studies, Sociology of Religion, Social Movement Theory and Environmental Studies.
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