Question De Standing

Author: Sophie de Villenoisy
Publisher: Editions Denoël
ISBN: 2207134628
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Caroline n’a jamais eu de problèmes avec l’argent. Elle a même toujours été assez douée pour le dépenser ! À 43 ans, Caroline d’Adhémar de Gransac a tout ce dont une femme peut rêver : la beauté, l’argent, l’amour de ses enfants et l’admiration de ses amis. Sa vie ressemble à une pub de magazine, elle est aussi réussie que son brushing. Marc, son ex-mari et avocat d’affaires, pourvoit à son standing. Jusqu’au couac, le congé parental de Marc, qu’elle n’a pas vu venir et qui la laisse du jour au lendemain sans revenus. Caroline, qui n’a jamais travaillé, va devoir mettre les mains dans le cambouis et sa manucure va prendre cher. Son ego aussi. Acculée, elle fait un choix terrible, que la morale et sa bonne éducation réprouvent. Ses proches pourront-ils lui pardonner ?

Standing Trial

Author: Baudouin Dupret
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857717030
Size: 25.68 MB
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Standing Trial' focuses on the relationship between the law and the concept of the person in modern Arab societies. It directly addresses the questions of continuities, transformations and ruptures of such notions. Law performs a central function in revealing social and historical dynamics and in being itself a tool of its implementation. The introduction of Western-style legal systems partially led to a transposition of characteristics of centrality, individualism and secularism. 'Standing' Trial is the first truly interdisciplinary study of its subject, combining legal, historical and socio-legal perspectives. It is a highly original and important contribution to the study both of the language of law and the history of law in the Middle East. Contributors include Khaled Fahmy, Mohamed Nachi, Armando Salvatore, Oussama Arabi and Maurits Berger.

Standing In The Intersection

Author: Karma R. Chávez
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438444915
Size: 12.41 MB
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Unpacks the myriad ways rhetorical and communication theories and feminist intersectional approaches impact one another.

Standing On New Ground

Author: Catherine Cavanaugh
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 9780888642585
Size: 33.80 MB
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Standing Bear Is A Person

Author: Stephen Dando-Collins
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 078673812X
Size: 42.80 MB
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In a federal courtroom in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1879, Standing Bear, clan chief of the small and peaceful Ponca tribe, was in court demanding the same basic right that white Americans enjoyed-the right to be recognized legally as a human being. The compelling, behind-the-scenes story of that landmark court case, and the subsequent reverberations of the judge's ruling across nineteenth-century America is told in Stephen Dando-Collin's "brisk and evocative account" (Kirkus). It is a story of memorable Old West characters who joined to fight for Standing Bear and paved his way to the courthouse-the former Indian-fighting Army general who changed sides to stand with Standing Bear, the crusading Midwestern newspaper editor who had once been a gun-toting frontier preacher, and the "most beautiful Indian maiden of her time," Bright Eyes. Full of colorful characters, battles of legal wits, and the twists and turns of a cause in search of an audience, Standing Bear Is a Person is a captivating read.

Kivalina

Author: Christine Shearer
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608461718
Size: 21.47 MB
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“This story is a tragedy, and not just because of what’s happening to the people of Kivalina. It’s a tragedy because it’s unnecessary, the product, as the author shows, of calculation, deception, manipulation, and greed in some of the biggest and richest companies on earth.” —Bill McKibben, author Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet "Christine Shearer's Kivalina: A Climate Change Story is a fast and bumpy ride that begins with the history of outrageous corporate deceptions through public relations and legal campaigns, continuing with building of the coal-and-oil empire to fuel progress in the United States, leading to the horrendous politics of climate crisis, and finally arriving at its destination, a ground-zero of climate refugee, Kivalina—an Inupiat community along the Chukchi Sea coast of arctic Alaska. I was angry when I turned the last page. I urge you to get a copy, read it, share the story, and join the new global climate justice movement."—Subhankar Banerjee, photographer, writer, activist, and author of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land While corporate funded scientists continue their effort to spread doubt about global climate change, for one native village in Alaska, the price of further denial could be the complete devastation of their homes and culture. Kivalina must be relocated to survive, but neither the oil giants nor the government have proven willing to take responsibility. Christine Shearer is a writer, journalist, activist, and academic. She is the environment and ecology editor of Economy Watch, and managing editor of the online progressive magazine Conducive. She is also a contributor to Coalswarm, part of the online corporate watch website SourceWatch.

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up

Author: Marty Becker
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 075730608X
Size: 49.63 MB
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Answers more than one hundred questions about the physical characterisitics, behavior, and culture of horses, including "Why do horses get spooked so easily?" and "Why do they measure horses in hands and what does it mean?"