The Risk in Being Alive: One Man's Adventures Across the by Brian Hancock

By Brian Hancock

Diving off a Jamaican waterfall, evading a charging black rhino within the veldt, operating bare throughout the streets of South Africa, approximately drowning off the coast of Brazil-such adventures and lots of extra are stated during this own choice of shuttle essays approximately one man's trip following the cardinal winds. Infused with a dry humorousness and an observant experience of position, those tales cascade in a torrent of exciting occasions and breathtaking ask yourself.

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The Wiley Handbook on the Development of Children's Memory by Patricia Bauer, Robyn Fivush

By Patricia Bauer, Robyn Fivush

The all-embracing, two-volume guide at the improvement of Children’s reminiscence represents the 1st position within which severe subject matters in reminiscence improvement are lined from a number of views, from infancy via youth. Forty-four chapters are written by way of skilled researchers who've prompted the sector. - Edited by way of of the world’s top specialists at the improvement of reminiscence. - Discusses the significance of a developmental viewpoint at the learn of reminiscence - the 1st ever instruction manual to collect the world’s prime lecturers in a single reference consultant - every one part has an advent written through one of many Editors, who've additionally written an total advent that areas the paintings in historic and modern contexts in cognitive and developmental psychology

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We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco by Katherine E. Hoffman

By Katherine E. Hoffman

We proportion partitions: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco explores how political financial shifts over the past century have reshaped the language practices and ideologies of girls (and males) within the plains and mountains of rural Morocco.Offers a special and richly textured ethnography of language upkeep and shift in addition to language and place-making between an missed Muslim groupExamines how Moroccan Berbers use language to combine into the Arab-speaking international and keep their very own distinctive identityIlluminates the interesting semiotic and gender matters embedded within the culturePart of the Blackwell stories in Discourse and tradition sequence

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Transcultural Negotiations of Gender: Studies in (Be)longing by Saugata Bhaduri, Indrani Mukherjee

By Saugata Bhaduri, Indrani Mukherjee

Transcultural Negotiations of Gender probes into how gender is negotiated alongside the 2 axes of ‘belonging’ and ‘longing’– the dual wants of being positioned inside a cultural milieu, whereas longing for both what has glided by or what's but to return. It additionally probes into the class of ‘transculturality’ itself, through studying how not just does it pertain to the arriving jointly of cultures from varied spatial destinations, yet how shifts over the years and altering performative modes and technological technique of articulation, inside what can be presumed to be an identical tradition, may also result in the ‘transcultural’.

The quantity contains 4 sections. half I, ‘(Be)longing in Time’, examines negotiation of gender via transcultural acts of myths, rituals and non secular practices being revised and revisited through the years. half II, ‘(Be)longing in Space’, experiences how gender is renegotiated while humans from diversified areas engage, as additionally while public areas and domain names themselves turn into websites of such negotiations. partially III, ‘Performing (Be)longing’, such transcultural negotiations can be found within the context of fixing modes of functionality, contemplating fairly that gender itself is performative. the ultimate part, ‘Modernity, know-how and (Be)longing’, lines how gender turns into transculturally negotiated in an area like India, with the arrival of modernity and its spouse know-how.

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At the Crossroads: Librarians on the Information by Herbert S. White

By Herbert S. White

White's formerly released articles and speeches (most provided after 1989) establish and tackle severe matters that diversity from library schooling, investment, and management to know-how, ethics, and burnout. even supposing usually introduced with humor, White's probing and infrequently debatable commentaries at the possibilities and hazards to the career are bound to galvanize severe suggestion. Divided into 3 sections, the publication covers Librarians, Their Self-Image, and the Perceptions that outline Their guidance; Librarians and Their position, As outlined by way of Them and through Others; and Librarians within the merciless global of Politics and funds. the writer introduces each one part with basic reviews. A needs to for the library expert shelf and an invaluable supplementary textual content for administration and concerns classes in library faculties.

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