Reasons To Vote For Democrats

Author: Michael J. Knowles
Publisher: Threshold Editions
ISBN: 9781501180125
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The most exhaustively researched and coherently argued Democrat Party apologia to date, Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide is a political treatise sure to stand the test of time. A must-have addition to any political observer's coffee table. *** Lefty lawyers require that we state the book is mostly blank and contains precisely 1,235 words.

Congressional Deskbook The Practical And Comprehensive Guide To Congress Sixth Edition

Author: Judy Schneider
Publisher: The Capitol Net Inc
ISBN: 1587332396
Size: 43.23 MB
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This comprehensive guide to Congress is ideal for anyone who wants to know how Congress really works, including federal executives, attorneys, lobbyists, media and public affairs staff, government affairs, policy and budget analysts, congressional office staff and students. - Clear explanation of the legislative process, budget process, and House and Senate business - Flowcharts for legislative and budget processes - Explanation of the electoral college and votes by states - Glossary of legislative terms - Relationship between budget resolutions and appropriation and authorization bills - Amendment tree and amendment procedures - How members are assigned to committees - Agenda for early organization meetings (after election, before adjournment) - Sample legislative documents with explanatory annotations - Bibliographic references throughout.

Fantasy Football Guidebook

Author: Sam Hendricks
Publisher: Sam Hendricks
ISBN: 0982428650
Size: 80.63 MB
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How to Play, Enjoy and Win your Fantasy Football League Every Year! A handy, concise and informative source book. Expertly organized and full of hard facts, helpful tips and valuable strategies. This guidebook is for the novice or the expert who wants to learn more about how to play and win fantasy football. It is your single source for every strategy, tip, rule or league variation available. It is the best book of its kind. Includes: - The history and administration of Fantasy Football - Types of leagues, scoring systems and drafts - How to rank players - Draft day tips, theories and advanced strategies - Roster Management skills (trades, add/drops, start/bench decisions) - Auction, Keeper and IDP leagues - Interview with Lenny Pappano (co-founder World Championship of Fantasy Football and draftsharks.com) - Psychology of Fantasy Football - Injuries - And much more!

Contemporary Pragmatism Volume 5 Number 2 December 2008

Author: Mitchell Aboulafia
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042025654
Size: 60.12 MB
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Contents Rosa Maria MAYORGA: Rethinking Democratic Ideals in Light of Charles Peirce Lara M. TROUT: ¿Colorblindness¿ and Sincere Paper-Doubt: A Socio-political Application of C. S. Peirce¿s Critical Common-sensism James R. WIBLE: The Economic Mind of Charles Sanders Peirce James Ronald STANFIELD and Michael C. CARROLL: The Pragmatist Legacy in American Institutionalism Mike O¿CONNOR: The Limits of Liberalism: Pragmatism, Democracy and Capitalism Dwayne A. TUNSTALL: Cornel West, John Dewey, and the Tragicomic Undercurrents of Deweyan Creative Democracy Eric Thomas WEBER: Religion, Public Reason, and Humanism: Paul Kurtz on Fallibilism and Ethics Jerome A. POPP: John Dewey¿s Ethical Naturalism Book Notes David BOERSEMA: Pragmatism and Reference. Robert BRANDOM: Between Saying and Doing: Towards an Analytic Pragmatism. Larry A. HICKMAN: Pragmatism as Post-postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey. Mark JOHNSON: The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding.

A Companion To Rawls

Author: Jon Mandle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118328418
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Wide ranging and up to date, this is the single mostcomprehensive treatment of the most influential politicalphilosopher of the 20th century, John Rawls. An unprecedented survey that reflects the surge of Rawlsscholarship since his death, and the lively debates that haveemerged from his work Features an outstanding list of contributors, including senioras well as “next generation” Rawls scholars Provides careful, textually informed exegesis andwell-developed critical commentary across all areas of his work,including non-Rawlsian perspectives Includes discussion of new material, covering Rawls’swork from the newly published undergraduate thesis to the finalwritings on public reason and the law of peoples Covers Rawls’s moral and political philosophy, hisdistinctive methodological commitments, and his relationships tothe history of moral and political philosophy and to jurisprudenceand the social sciences Includes discussion of his monumental 1971 book, A Theory ofJustice, which is often credited as having revitalizedpolitical philosophy

Urban Education

Author: Joe L. Kincheloe
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Maintaining that urban teaching and learning is characterized by numerous contradictions, this book proposes that there is a wide range of social, cultural, psychological, and pedagogical knowledge that urban educators must possess in order to engage in effective and transformative practice. It is necessary for teachers in urban schools to be scholar-practitioners, as opposed to bureaucrats who only follow rather than analyze, understand, and create. Ten major sections cover the myriad issues of urban education as it exists today: context of urban education, race and ethnicity, social justice, teaching and pedagogy, power and urban education, language issues, cultural issues of urban schools as seen in the media, research in city schools, aesthetics and the proximity of cultural institutions, and education policy. Sixty one essays written by specialists in teacher education; public policy; sociology; psychology; applied linguistics; forestry; urban studies; school administration; cultural studies; evaluation; and linguistics, provide a blueprint for scholars, teachers, parents, urban politicians, school administrators, policy professionals, and others seeking to understand the situation of urban schools across America today.