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Minor League Baseball Community Building Through Hometown Sports (Contemporary Sports Issues)


Free Download Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports (Contemporary Sports Issues) By Frank Hoffmann, Rebecca S Kraus, Martin J Manning
2003 | 220 Pages | ISBN: 0789017563 | PDF | 4 MB
Examine the big-league benefits of minor league baseball!The Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports examines the role played by minor league baseball in hundreds of cities and towns across the United States. Written from the unique perspective of a sociologist who also happens to be an avid baseball fan, the book looks at the contributions minor league teams make to the quality of life in their communities, creating focal points for spirit and cohesiveness while providing opportunities for interaction and entertainment. The book links theory and experience to present a "sociology of baseball" that explains the symbiotic relationship which brings people together for a common purpose—to root, root, root for the home team.From the author:Minor league baseball is played across the country in more than 100 very different communities. These communities seem to share a special bond with their teams. As with all sports teams, there is a symbiotic relationship between the team and the city or town that it represents. In the case of major league professional sports, the relationship is often fueled by economic outcomes. On the minor league level, the relationship appears to go beyond mere money and prestige. Minor league teams occupy a special place in our hearts. We are more forgiving when they lose, and extremely proud of them when they win.Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports is a detailed look at the connection between town and team, including: economic benefits (development strategies, community growth) intangible benefits (ballpark camaraderie, hometown pride) fan attachment and attendance (demographic variables, stadium accessibility, "home court advantage") case studies of two Maryland minor-league franchises–the Class AA Bowie Baysox and the Class A Hagerstown Suns Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports also includes an introduction to the organizational structure of the minor leagues, a history of each current league, and charts and tables on attendance figures and franchise relocations. This book is essential reading for sociologists, sport sociologists/historians, academics and/or practitioners in the fields of community sociology and psychology, and of course, baseball fans.

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A Minor Revolution How Prioritizing Kids Benefits Us All [Audiobook]


A Minor Revolution: How Prioritizing Kids Benefits Us All (Audiobook)
English | ASIN: B0B9T8CRN7 | 2023 | 9 hours and 17 minutes | [email protected] kbps | 256 MB
Author: Adam Benforado
Narrator: Adam Benforado

A revelatory investigation into how America is failing its children, and an urgent manifesto on why helping them is the best way to improve all of our lives-from the New York Times bestselling author. At the dawn of the twentieth century, a bright new age for children appeared on the horizon, with progress on ending child labor, providing public education, combating indigence, promoting wellness, and creating a juvenile justice system. But a hundred years on, the promised light has not arrived. Today, more than eleven million American children live in poverty and more than four million lack health insurance. Each year, we prosecute thousands of kids as adults, while our schools crumble. We deny young people any political power, while we fail to act on the issues that matter most to them: racism, inequality, and climate change. With unforgettable stories, law professor Adam Benforado fashions a vivid portrait of our neglect.

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A Minor Revolution How Prioritizing Kids Benefits Us All


A Minor Revolution: How Prioritizing Kids Benefits Us All by Adam Benforado
English | February 7th, 2023 | ISBN: 1984823043 | 368 pages | True EPUB | 1.31 MB
A revelatory investigation into how America is failing its children, and an urgent manifesto on why helping them is the best way to improve all of our lives-from the New York Times bestselling author of Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice

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How to Write a Better Minor Thesis


Paul Gruba, "How to Write a Better Minor Thesis"
English | ISBN: 0522866093 | 2014 | 138 pages | EPUB | 458 KB
Senior university and college students often find themselves presented with a dramatic new challenge: the task of writing their first thesis. What is expected? What should the thesis consist of? How can the whole process be made a bit easier? How to achieve the best possible result? Working within strict time limits, and under pressure right from the start, what does the student need to do to ensure that the thesis is finished?

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Bach’s Bourrée in E Minor and 14 Other Great Baroque Bourrées for Solo Classical Guitar


Mark Phillips, Johann Sebastian Bach, "Bach’s Bourrée in E Minor and 14 Other Great Baroque Bourrées for Solo Classical Guitar"
English | 2016 | pages: 33 | ISBN: 1540792412 | PDF | 13,0 mb
Bach’s "Bourrée in E Minor" and 14 other great baroque bourrées for solo classical guitar. Includes bourrées by Bach, Banister, Baron, Faber, Fischer, Graupner, Handel, Hasse, Krebs, Krieger, Logy, de Saint-Luc, Telemann, de Visée, and Weiss.

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Be Concerned (Minor Prophets) Making a Difference in Your Lifetime


Be Concerned (Minor Prophets): Making a Difference in Your Lifetime By Warren W. Wiersbe
1996 | 192 Pages | ISBN: 1564765903 | EPUB | 1 MB
"It is necessary only for the good man [or woman] to do nothing for evil to triumph." –Edmund Burke It is certainly true today that the "Do Nothings" outnumber "The Company of the Concerned," which in part explains why society is so confused and frightened. It’s time for God’s people to be concerned! Meet some concerned believers who made a difference in their time and who show you how to make a difference in your time: Amos-The "farmer preacher" who understood the times better than the scholars and who dared to stand for God’s truth against the highest officials in the nation.Obadiah-The prophet who explained why longstanding family feuds ultimately bring defeat and disgrace. Micah-The prophet who shows why the only hope for any nation is surrender to the Lord and obedience to His Word. Zephaniah-The prophet who saw the coming "Day of the Lord" and told the people how to get ready. Join God’s "faithful remnant" and dare to be different!

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Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century Current Research and Future Directions


Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century: Current Research and Future Directions By Ine Jacobs (editor), Hugh Elton (editor)
2019 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 1789250072 | PDF | 91 MB
Asia Minor is considered to have been a fairly prosperous region in Late Antiquity. It was rarely disturbed by external invasions and remained largely untouched by the continuous Roman-Persian conflict until very late in the period, was apparently well connected to the flourishing Mediterranean economy and, as the region closest to Constantinople, is assumed to have played an important part in the provisioning of the imperial capital and the imperial armies. When exactly this prosperity came to an end – the late sixth century, the early, middle or even later seventh century – remains a matter of debate. Likewise, the impact of factors such as the dust veil event of 536, the impact of the bubonic plague that made its first appearance in AD 541/542, the costs and consequences of Justinian’s wars, the Persian attacks of the early seventh century and, eventually the Arab incursions of around the middle of the seventh century, remains controversial. This volume explores a series of themes including the physical development of large and small settlements, their financial situation, and the proportion of public and private investment. Imperial, provincial, and local initiatives in city and countryside are compared and the main motivations examined, including civic or personal pride, military incentives and religious stimuli. The evidence presented will be used to form opinions on the impact of the plague on living circumstances in the sixth century and to evaluate the significance of the Justinianic period.

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