Organization Theory and Transnational Social Movements Organizational Life and Internal Dynamics of Power Exercise within the Alternative Globalization Movement

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > alternative power | Published on 23/Jun/2018 05:34

178 pages , Lexington Books , 2011-04-08
Placing it within the theoretical perspectives and debates in Organizational Theory (OT), this book explores the organizational design and internal functioning of a rather emblematic and widely acclaimed transnational social organization: the alternative globalization movement (previously anti-globalization movement). The issue of...[Read More]

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Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.

As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]

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Advances in Ecological Research , M. Begon

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jun/2018 21:54

Concerns about the increasing greenhouse gases in our atmosphere and the resulting global effects have received high visibility in the general media as well as scientific journals. These concerns have been translatedinto several projects from the international scientific community-projects aimed to better understand the processes of climate and how these changes imp...[Read More]

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The Sociology of Food and Agriculture

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366 pages , Routledge , 2016-02-05
In this second edition of The Sociology of Food and Agriculture, students are provided with a substantially revised and updated introductory text to this emergent field. The book begins with the recent development of agriculture under capitalism and neo-liberal regimes, and the transformation of farming and peasant agriculture from a sm...[Read More]

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Toxic Town IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

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264 pages , NYU Press , 2014-03-14
In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nation’s largest corporate-state mitigation efforts. Yet despite the efforts of IBM and the U.S. government, Endicott residents remain...[Read More]

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A Power Stronger Than Itself The AACM and American Experimental Music

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690 pages , University of Chicago Press , 2008-09-15
Founded in 1965 and still active today, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is an American institution with an international reputation. George E. Lewis, who joined the collective as a teenager in 1971, establishes the full importance and vitality of the AACM with this communal history, wri...[Read More]

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Indigenous Methodologies Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts

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207 pages , University of Toronto Press , 2010-10-23
What are Indigenous research methodologies, and how do they unfold? Indigenous methodologies flow from tribal knowledge, and while they are allied with several western qualitative approaches, they remain distinct. These are the focal considerations of Margaret Kovach's study,which offers guidance to those conducting re...[Read More]

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Locavore From Farmers' Fields to Rooftop Gardens-How Canadians are Changing the Way We Eat

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256 pages , HarperCollins Canada , 2010-07-06
Strawberries in January, fresh tomatoes year-round and New Zealand lamb at all times -- these well-travelled foods have a carbon footprint the size of an SUV. But there is a burgeoning local food movement taking place in Canadian cities, farms and shops that is changing both the way we eat and the way we think about food. Loc...[Read More]

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'We have a responsibility, every one of us' David Attenborough

Around 12.7 million tonnes of plastic are entering the ocean every year, killing over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals.

By 2050 there could be more plastic in the ocean than fish by weight.

Plastic pollution is the environmental scourge of our age, bu...[Read More]

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Air Pollution and Cultural Heritage

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294 pages , CRC Press , 2004-08-15
This collection includes thirty-six important recent works on the effects of pollutants on heritage sites, including thirty papers delivered to the Seville International Workshop on Air Pollution and Cultural Heritage in 2003, and six invited new additions. All papers have been written by a team of leading international contributors and...[Read More]

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Schooling for Sustainable Development in Europe Concepts, Policies and Educational Experiences at the End of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

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380 pages , Springer , 2014-10-27
This book examines the implementation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programs in schools across Europe. It describes and analyzes how individual countries and the region as a whole have established teaching and learning methods to help students develop the competencies needed to be part of a sustainable society. Featuring...[Read More]

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Cooking in the Caribbean and elsewhere equates to spices.

They were among the most demanded and expensive products available in Europe in the Middle Ages, the most common being black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Given medieval medicine's main theory of humorism, spices and herbs were indispensable to balance "humors" in food, a dai...[Read More]

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