Tag: Changing

The World is Ever Changing


The World is Ever Changing by Nicolas Roeg
English | November 1, 2011 | ISBN: 057126493X, 0571310834 | True EPUB | 256 pages | 18.5 MB
Nicolas Roeg is one of the most distinctive and influential film-makers of his generation. The generation of film-makers who define contemporary movie-making – Danny Boyle, Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland), Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight), James Marsh (Man on Wire), and Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), all acknowledge their debt to the work of Nicolas Roeg.

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Education and the State International perspectives on a changing relationship


Education and the State: International perspectives on a changing relationship By Carla Aubry (editor), Michael Geiss (editor), Veronika Magyar-Haas (editor), Jürgen Oelkers (editor)
2014 | 272 Pages | ISBN: 1138777854 | PDF | 3 MB
In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies in the supervision, financing and organization of the school system sometimes varies so much that the usual assumption of a common understanding of ‘the state’ seems to be an illusion.Making international comparisons and focusing strongly on the historical conditions of the current form of state education, this volume paints a nuanced picture of how the relationship between ‘education’ and ‘state’ has been and is conceptualized. Insights into this relationship are gained by considering and analysing both specific processes such as financing and bureaucracy; and conceptual ideas, for example community, authority, and political utopias. The book presents comparative studies and analyses of regional and local conditions, arguing that the history of each country or region is critical to educational success, and the relationship between the education and the state must be reconsidered, both internationally and historically, in order to be of actual conceptual value.Education and the State presents a broad variety of approaches and examples that provide a significant contribution to the understanding of the relationship between education and the state. It will be of key value to academics and researchers in the fields of the history of education, the politics of education, and educational administration.

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Water and Society Changing Perceptions of Societal and Historical Development


Water and Society: Changing Perceptions of Societal and Historical Development By Terje Tvedt
2021 | 304 Pages | ISBN: 0755606485 | PDF | 4 MB
Despite the central importance that water has held for civilizations both ancient and modern, its social significance has made surprisingly little impact on our contemporary understanding of human history and development. Dominant interpretations of the relationship between society and nature have remained water blind. In Water and Society historian and leading water expert Terje Tvedt argues for a change that acknowledges the significant role played by water in societal development. Reflecting his expertise as a geographer, historian and a political scientist, and drawing on his wide experience of water issues around the world, Terje Tvedt s Water and Society provides a long overdue reappraisal of the relationship between water and society, one that gives water its rightful place as central to any true understanding of human history and development.

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Religion, Community and Development Changing Contours of Politics and Policy in India (Religion and Citizenship)


Religion, Community and Development: Changing Contours of Politics and Policy in India (Religion and Citizenship) By Gurpreet Mahajan (editor), Surinder S. Jodhka (editor)
2010 | 348 Pages | ISBN: 041558566X | PDF | 7 MB
By making religious community a relevant category for discussing development deficit, the Sachar Committee Report (that was submitted to the Prime Minister of India in 2007) initiated a new political discourse in India. While the liberal secular framework privileged the individual over the community and was more inclined to use the category of class rather than the identity of religion, the Sachar Committee differentiated citizens on the basis of their religious identity. Its conclusions reinforced the necessity of approaching issues of development through the optic of religious community. This volume focuses on this shift in public policy. The articles in this collection examine the nature and implications of this new approach to the Indian social reality. Taking a close look at the findings of the Sachar Committee Report (SCR) they highlight the challenges posed by inter-community comparisons. At another level the articles supplement the debate initiated by the SCR by constructing a profile of religious communities in India so as to factor in their concerns of development into the present discourse and to nuance and modify the simple indicators to which development is often reduced. As most religious communities are themselves engaged in development-related activities the volume also examines some of these initiatives in order to see what development connotes to the members themselves and what receives attention by the community. Students of social sciences and development studies as well as those dealing with issues of marginalization will find this collection an invaluable resource for understanding contemporary India and for undertaking further theoretical and empirical research.

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Motion and Knowledge in the Changing Early Modern World Orbits, Routes and Vessels


Motion and Knowledge in the Changing Early Modern World: Orbits, Routes and Vessels by Ofer Gal, Yi Zheng
English | PDF | 2014 |192 Pages | ISBN : 940077382X | 2.4 MB
This volume comprises studies of the early modern drama of motion and transformation of knowledge. It is unique in taking its global nature as fundamental and contains studies of the theme of motion and knowledge in China, Europe and the Pacific from the 16th to the 18th century.

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Business Foundations A Changing World, 13th Edition


Business Foundations: A Changing World, 13th Edition by Linda Ferrell, O. C. Ferrell, Geoffrey Hirt
English | April 11, 2022 | ISBN: 1265043698 | True EPUB/PDF | 673 pages | 36.4/57.7 MB
The introduction to business course is an opportunity for students to learn to create their own success and prepare for a career. Featuring an unrivaled text and Connect compilation of exciting application-focused content, activities, and examples, the 13th edition of Business Foundations: A Changing World, guides students through the technology-saturated world of business today.

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