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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
Social Value: A Study in Economic Theory, Critical and Constructive By Benjamin M. (Benjamin McAlester) Anderson
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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 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
Educating Ourselves and Others on Critical Social Issues By Bay Path Students
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The student writers of this book came to college to broaden their awareness, learn new skills and better their lives through education. Each was tasked with choosing a topic that was meaningful to... More > them.  Affects of drug ads, animal crueltyeducati, on system, same sex adoption, and water contamination.  These topics chosen are from varying points all unique to the writers. This small group of writers exhibit their subjects in profound and genuine manners while using evidences and conclusions to work through difficult issues at hand.  They provide valuable examples of MLA and APA research writing styles to display open minded thoughts and compelling writing.These profound articles are deeply written in hopes that they can educate society and expand our horizons.< 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.
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
Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Vladimir Grigoryevich Chertkov (Russian:... More > Влади́мир Григо́рьевич Чертко́в; also transliterated as Chertkoff, Tchertkoff or Tschertkow (3 November [O.S. 22 October] 1854 – November 9, 1936) was the editor of the works of Leo Tolstoy, and one of the most prominent Tolstoyans. After the revolutions of 1917, Chertkov was instrumental in creating the United Council of Religious Communities and Groups, which eventually came to administer the Russian SFSR's conscientious objection program.Chertkov was born in 1854 in St. Petersburg, Russia into a wealthy and aristocratic family. His mother (to whom he felt especially close), Elizaveta Ivanovna, born Countess Chernysheva-Kruglikova, was known among her circle in St. Petersburg society for her beauty, intellect, authoritativeness and tact. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Chertkov< Less
Critically analyse the science fiction films written by Andrew Niccol in terms of their social, cultural, philosophical and political contexts. By Sean Blackman
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An extended study into science fiction to critically analyse the films written by Andrew Niccol in terms of their social, cultural, philosophical and political contexts