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Challenges and Innovations in Combating Urban Crime By Gregory Saathoff
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The “Challenges and Innovations in Combating Urban Crime” one-day meeting took place on November 5th, 2013 at the University Club in Washington, D.C. The meeting was jointly sponsored by... More > the Law Enforcement Action Network (LEAN), Research Strategies Network (RSN) and the Critical Incident Analysis Group (CIAG) at the University of Virginia. The meeting’s mission was to develop an agenda of key issues in policing strategies that can be amplified by way of research projects, future conferences, and action programs.< Less
Fall 2011 International PUARL Conference: Generative Process, Patterns, and the Urban Challenge By Hajo Neis et al.
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After the success of the 2009 Portland Urban Architecture Research Lab Symposium, Current Challenges for Patterns, Pattern Languages, and Sustainability, PUARL has risen the bar for their second... More > conference in 2011 with its focus on Generative Process, Patterns, and the Urban Challenge. This journal of the proceedings of the conference presents the latest thinking on and application of generative design and process and pattern-based theory and application in the urban environment. This journal addresses wide-ranging issues from historic preservation and urban regeneration to urban sustainability, livability, and beauty.< Less
Urban Driftwood By Dan Rabarts et al.
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A Collection of poetry and short prose by four young Wellington writers. An exploration of the sometimes uncertain, sometimes painful journey from youth into adulthood, this anthology is as rewarding... More > as it is challenging. If you have trouble downloading this free PDF of Urban Driftwood, or for more information on the book and its contributors, please visit dan.rabarts.com< Less
Urban Driftwood By Dan Rabarts et al.
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A Collection of poetry and short prose by four young Wellington writers. An exploration of the sometimes uncertain, sometimes painful journey from youth into adulthood, this anthology is as rewarding... More > as it is challenging. If you have trouble downloading this free PDF of Urban Driftwood, or for more information on the book and its contributors, please visit dan.rabarts.com< Less
The Urban Farmer By Jessi Lynn Bell
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THE URBAN FARMER is a collection of humorous true stories chronicling the ups-and-downs of a family farming for the first time. Surrounded by the challenges of living in a suburban neighborhood, the... More > author learns by trial-and-error everything from castrating calfs and pickling eggs to confronting hungry bears, killer bunnies, and leagues of neighborhood dogs. Based in Terrace, British Columbia.< Less
Inspirations | Challenges | Solutions | Design By Joel Benavides
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Design Portfolio By Joel A Benavides A collection of design work from design studios at Texas Tech University College of Architecture.
Thoughts & Lamentations of Urban Education By The MAC Phoundation
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How was your day at school? Well, let's see: Student bites teacher; student spits into administrator's face; students openly swear at teacher; teachers are told to raise test scores or look for... More > employment elsewhere. Thoughts & Lamentations is an extended poetic narrative documenting these and other "challenges" confronting the typical "Urban" Educator during a typical school year. Often funny, often serious, always instructive, it brings to life the hazards awaiting those who choose to be "Urban" Educators. People and situations characterized throughout T&L are belligerent students, supercilious administrators, hostile working environment and conditions, and overwrought teachers burdened with the realities of NCLB. Any current teacher and anyone even thinking about becoming a teacher need to read this book and seriously re-examine their motivations for remaining or becoming an educator. Please visit www.macphoundation.com for more insight.< Less
Thoughts & Lamentations of Urban Education By The MAC Phoundation
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How was your day at school? Well, let's see: Student bites teacher; student spits into administrator's face; students openly swear at teacher; teachers are told to raise test scores or look for... More > employment elsewhere. Thoughts & Lamentations is an extended poetic narrative documenting these and other "challenges" confronting the typical "Urban" Educator during a typical school year. Often funny, often serious, always instructive, it brings to life the hazards awaiting those who choose to be "Urban" Educators. People and situations characterized throughout T&L are belligerent students, supercilious administrators, hostile working environment and conditions, and overwrought teachers burdened with the realities of NCLB. Any current teacher and anyone even thinking about becoming a teacher need to read this book and seriously re-examine their motivations for remaining or becoming an educator. Please visit www.macphoundation.com for more insight.< Less
The Great Urban Ark By Angelique Jurd
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‘The Great Urban Ark’ is a compilation of the author Angelique Jurd’s delightful and engrossing description of the interactions between the residents, humans and others, of her... More > urban household. This e-book brings together the monthly articles Angelique wrote, as editor, for a newspaper column. Covering a year full of incidents, joys, tragedies, challenges, successes and failures, it beautifully captures Angelique’s inimitable writing style. The award-winning American author Mary T. Wagner describes Angelique’s overflowing talent when she quotes “Jurd, a writer, editor and reviewer in Auckland, New Zealand, is a woman after my own heart.” Mary aptly sums up the e-book: “All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable and heart-warming read, and certainly proof positive that a life without our beloved pets, whether furred or feathered, would be a sere and sorry one, indeed.”< Less
The Great Urban Ark By Angelique Jurd
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‘The Great Urban Ark’ is a compilation of the author Angelique Jurd’s delightful and engrossing description of the interactions between the residents, humans and others, of her... More > urban household. This book brings together the monthly articles Angelique wrote, as editor, for a newspaper column. Covering a year full of incidents, joys, tragedies, challenges, successes and failures, it beautifully captures Angelique’s inimitable writing style. The award-winning American author Mary T. Wagner describes Angelique’s overflowing talent when she quotes “Jurd, a writer, editor and reviewer in Auckland, New Zealand, is a woman after my own heart.” Mary aptly sums up: “All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable and heart-warming read, and certainly proof positive that a life without our beloved pets, whether furred or feathered, would be a sere and sorry one, indeed.”< Less