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Critical Planning Volume 20 By Critical Planning
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The Critical Planning Journal began in 1993 as a forum for the urban studies and planning communities to debate current issues, showcase emerging research, and propose new ideas concerning cities and... More > regions. The journal attracts submissions from scholars, graduate students, and practitioners from across disciplinary boundaries and from around the world. Through our double-blind peer-review process, Critical Planning identifies and publishes insightful scholarly research with a critical approach. As one of the cores of intellectual life in the Urban Planning Department, the journal provides a convivial space for rigorous debate. Our public programs—including lectures, exhibitions, film screenings, and symposia—extend this work to audiences in Los Angeles and beyond. Critical Planning reaches an international subscriber base of urban planning scholars, students, practitioners, libraries, bookstores, and enthusiasts.< Less
Critical Social Justice Issues for School Practitioners By Sandra Harris, Stacey Edmonson
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This project was borne of a desire to support these scholar-practitioner leaders. We invited educational leaders to share recent studies which brought issues of social justice to the fore. Certainly,... More > the 20 papers that were accepted as chapters for this book do not address all of the problems with which educators are faced. Nor do the 20 chapters provide definitive answers to these difficult issues. However, they do provide valuable information and ensure that thoughtful, reflective dialogue is occurring regarding critical social justice understandings or misunderstandings.< Less
Approches to Change: Women Respond to Critical Social Issues By Bay Path Students
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Many of the big issues we face today as a society are old and in need of new solutions. In Approaches to Change: Women Respond to Critical Social Issues, women from different backgrounds join forces... More > and offer fresh, intelligent, and thoughtful perspectives on major social matters concerning technology, healthcare, child abuse, economy, and education. Through their research, these mothers, wives, and empowered contributors to society, show us how to prepare a healthier future for our children and the environment.< Less
#CRITICAL TRANSMEDIA By Phillip Baldwin
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This is a book that looks at gadgets. It is a book of project proposals and project completions. It is a book written over the period of three months while lecturing on the themes within... More > Shakespeare’s Tempest. Within that play we find terra incognita, geomantic wish fulfillments, uncaged libido, revenge, and illusory wilderness: everything we would find within our new social media. It is a book that looks at the mobile, pervasive, obsessive, limiting, thanatic, libidinous, tribalizing, swarming, informative, dis-informative, prosthetic, novel, and primitive. This book is a series of essays, observations, and project proposals that views the telematic from a world that swims in the 'fiat currency' that was unhinged from real gold over forty years ago. It pokes at the world of 'shadow currency' in the form of narratives. Have stories, education, criticism, and expression been unhinged from the 'gold' of the human?< Less
Critical Perspectives on the DSM 5 By Nora L. Ishibashi
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These essays by graduate students in the Social Work program at Loyola University address controversies related to diagnosis of psychological distress using the DSM 5.
#CRITICAL TRANSMEDIA 4 arriving By PhIllip Baldwin
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#critical transmedia 4 This is a book that looks at gadgets. It is a book of project proposals and project completions. It is a book written over the period of three months while lecturing on the... More > themes within Calderon’s “life is a dream’. Why connect? 'distance' is a tricky thing. We often find ourselves 'alone together' even in the biggest megalopolis sprawl. We have all the distance we want. We often feel it difficult to connect to our lovers and spouses...friends....even if and when we are 'in them' or 'into them'. It is a book that looks at the ways we have changed in our expression and storytelling because of the new means of communication: mobile, pervasive, obsessive, limiting, thanatic, libidinous, tribalizing, swarming, informative, dis-informative, prosthetic, novel, primitive. This book is a series of essays, observations, and project proposals that graft simplified meaning onto the ways we inhabit public space, privatized propaganda, and expression in spectacle and performance.< Less
#CRITICAL TRANSMEDIA 5 By PHILLIP BALDWIN
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#critical transmedia 5 this is a 5th book in the series of a critical look at the use of our telematics. From smart phones to laptops and with all the interface items from the spooky IR camera that... More > will read our facial features in public spaces to the neuro-implants we will give to each other in future wedding rituals...this stuff is coming on. What are the first reactions where we can see deep into future dystopic uses? It is a book of project proposals and project completions. It is a book written over the period of three months while lecturing on the themes within Calderon's 'Life is a Dream'. We find a take on questioning reality and the implicit authority making us accept that reality and its questions. It is a book that looks at the ways we have changed in our expression and storytelling because of the new means of communication: mobile, pervasive, obsessive, limiting, thanatic, libidinous, tribalizing, swarming, informative, dis-informative, prosthetic, novel, primitive.< Less
#critical transmedia 7 By PHILLIP BALDWIN
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#critical transmedia 7 a book in the series of a critical looks at the use of our telematics. From smart phones to laptops and with all the interface items from the spooky IR camera that will read... More > our facial features in public spaces, to the neuro-implants we will give to each other in future wedding rituals...this stuff is coming on. What are the first reactions where we can see deep into future dystopic uses? This is a book that looks at gadgets. It is a book of project proposals and project completions. It is a book written over the period of three months while lecturing on the themes within ‘compression'. Within this study in transmedia forms we find masters and slaves. It is a book that looks at the ways we have changed in our expression and storytelling because of the new means of communication: mobile, pervasive, obsessive, limiting, thanatic, libidinous, tribalizing, swarming, informative, dis- informative, prosthetic, novel, primitive.< Less
Skeptical Criticism of an Idealistic Girl By Natalie Fern Bell
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Quite some time ago a woman said to me in a very matter of fact manner that one loses their idealism once their heart is broken. I have given this a lot of thought over the years and am proud to say... More > that for me, this isn't true, hopefully it isn't for you either. This is my first published book, it is a collection of poetry I have written throughout my adolesence. In it I explore different syles of writing, you may also be surprised by the variation of subject matter. While some of the poetry is your run of the mill selt pitying or self loathing content, a lot of it also dabbles in local politics, social issues, history, pseudo-science, and other controversial subjects such as drug use and gang violence. I also bring some new and refreshing content to the world of poetry; ideas that have only been explored in philosophical non-fiction in the past. Well, in summary, the success of my writing career rests in your hands. I hope you enjoy my work as much as I enjoyed writing it.< Less
Skeptical Criticism of an Idealistic Girl By Natalie Fern Bell
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Quite some time ago a woman said to me in a very matter of fact manner that one loses their idealism once their heart is broken. I have given this a lot of thought over the years and am proud to say... More > that for me, this isn't true, hopefully it isn't for you either. This is my first published book, it is a collection of poetry I have written throughout my adolesence. In it I explore different syles of writing, you may also be surprised by the variation of subject matter. While some of the poetry is your run of the mill selt pitying or self loathing content, a lot of it also dabbles in local politics, social issues, history, pseudo-science, and other controversial subjects such as drug use and gang violence. I also bring some new and refreshing content to the world of poetry; ideas that have only been explored in philosophical non-fiction in the past. Well, in summary, the success of my writing career rests in your hands. I hope you enjoy my work as much as I enjoyed writing it.< Less