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After Socialism: Reconstructing Critical Social Thought

By Gabriel Kolko

Does socialism have a destiny on the earth of the twenty-first century? If now not, what's the destiny for revolutionary politics?

This is a massive contribution to modern social and political concept written by way of one of many world's prime serious historians. Gabriel Kolko ask the tough questions on the place the left can pass in a post-Cold warfare international the place neoliberal rules seem to have triumphed in either the West and the previous Soviet bloc. In attempting to resolution this, he interrogates either the origins and improvement of socialist principles and the modern dynamics of the globalized financial system ruled via American army, cultural and political might.

While heading off the enticements of both pessimism or utopianism, Kolko bargains an unique and sensible answer in regards to the future of a liberal politics.

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Healing Dream and Ritual (4th Edition)

C. A. Meier investigates the traditional Greek figuring out of desires and dreaming, vintage incubation, and concomitant rituals. during this drastically elevated model of his vintage paintings, historical Incubation and sleek Psychotherapy, Meier compares Asklepian divine medication with our personal modern psychotherapeutic techniques to dreaming. He elucidates how the therapeutic treatment was once present in the very center of disorder itself- a truth of worthy importance in either medication and psychology. In assisting us to acknowledge the supra-personal elements of disease, the dream is proven to bare a transcendental route to healing.

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Hick Flicks: The Rise and Fall of Redneck Cinema

By Scott Von Doviak

Whereas the pimps and avid gamers of blaxploitation video clips ruled inner-city theaters, stable previous boys with muscle below their hoods and moonshine of their trunks roared onto drive-in displays all through rural the US. the recognition of those hick flicks grew through the '70s, they usually attained mass recognition with the 1977 liberate of Smokey and the Bandit. It marked the heyday of those neighborhood favorites, yet inside of a couple of brief years, altering financial realities in the motion picture enterprise and the cave in of the drive-in marketplace could successfully spell the tip of the so-called hixploitation style. Chapters are divided into 3 significant issues. half One offers with solid ol' boys, from redneck sheriffs, to moonshiners, to honky-tonk heroes and past. half explores street videos, that includes backroad racers, truckers and every thing in among. half 3, within the Woods, covers video clips approximately all demeanour of beasts - a few of them human - populating the swamps and woodlands of rural the USA. movie stills are incorporated, and an afterword examines either the decline and metamorphosis of the style. A filmography, bibliography and index accompany the textual content.

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MySQL Workbench: Data Modeling & Development (Oracle Press)

By Michael McLaughlin

The simply Oracle Press consultant to MySQL Workbench explains the way to layout and version MySQL databases.

MySQL Workbench facts Modeling and Development is helping builders find out how to successfully use this strong product for database modeling, opposite engineering, and interplay with the database with out writing SQL statements. MySQL Workbench is a graphical consumer interface that may be used to create and keep MySQL databases with out coding. The e-book covers the interface and explains tips to accomplish each one step through illustrating top practices visually.

Clear examples, directions, and causes show, in one quantity, the paintings of database modeling. This Oracle Press consultant indicates you ways to get the instrument to do what you will want. Annotated monitor pictures display all interactions with the software, and textual content explains the how, what, and why of every step.

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set up and Configuration; developing and coping with Connections; information Modeling options; growing an ERD; Defining the actual Schemata; growing and handling Tables; growing and dealing with Relationships; developing and handling perspectives; developing and dealing with exercises; developing and dealing with regimen teams; growing and handling person & teams; developing and dealing with SQL Scripts; producing SQL Scripts; ahead Engineering an information version; Synchronize a version with a Database; opposite Engineering a Database; dealing with variations within the information Catalog; growing and handling version Notes; modifying desk info; enhancing Generated Scripts; growing New circumstances; coping with Import and Export; handling safeguard; coping with Server Instances

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Effectuation: Elements of Entrepreneurial Expertise (New Horizons in Entrepreneurship series)

By Saras D. Sarasvathy

To effectuate is to interact in a particular form of entrepreneurial motion. It has exact value for occasions the place the longer term is actually unknowable or human organisation is of fundamental significance. In Effectuation, Saras Sarasvathy explores the idea and methods of non-predictive keep an eye on for growing new corporations, markets and fiscal opportunities.

Using empirical and theoretical paintings performed in collaboration with Nobel Laureate Herbert A. Simon, the writer employs tools from cognitive technology and behavioral economics to improve the concept of entrepreneurial services and effectuation. Supportive empirical facts is supplied by way of the author's research of 27 marketers in addition to different autonomous experiences. The booklet then strains the implications of effectuation for company administration, economics and social philosophy. the writer unearths that effectuators generate constraint-satisfying suggestions instead of looking for optimum ones, make instead of locate possibilities, and in a deep feel, convert `as-if' propositions into `even-if' ones. the way in which they accomplish this is often the relevant dialogue of the booklet.

Students and students of entrepreneurship will locate this path-breaking study of significant worth. The book's conclusions can also be of curiosity to these within the fields of behavioral and evolutionary economics, cognitive technology and management.

Contents: Foreword by way of Lester Lave Preface creation half I: The Empirical trip - Entrepreneurial services 1. What I got down to learn and Why 2. What i discovered and the way three. analyzing What i discovered half II: The Theoretical trip - Effectuation four. realizing Effectuation: challenge house and resolution ideas five. figuring out Effectuation: Dynamics of the successful procedure 6. pertaining to Effectuation to functionality half III: Waypoint 7. Entrepreneurship as a technology of the synthetic eight. aggressive benefits and Entrepreneurial possibilities nine. Philosophy and technique of useful Economics 10. Markets in Human desire half IV: the way in which forward eleven. instructing Effectuation 12. learn Works-in-Progress thirteen. New examine Ventures References Index

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Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding & Correcting Common Dog Problems

By Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier

“I rehabilitate canine. I teach people.” —Cesar Millan

There are not less than sixty eight million canines in the USA, and their vendors lavish billions of greenbacks on them each year. So why achieve this many pampered pets have difficulties? during this definitive and available advisor, Cesar Millan—star of nationwide Geographic Channel’s hit convey Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan—reveals what canines actually have to reside a cheerful and fulfilled existence.

From his appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show to his roster of famous person consumers to his truth tv sequence, Cesar Millan is America’s such a lot sought-after dog-behavior specialist. yet Cesar isn't really a coach within the conventional sense—his services lies in his designated skill to realize puppy psychology. Tracing his personal impressive trip from a clay-walled farm in Mexico to the fame palaces of l. a., Cesar recounts how he realized what makes canine tick. In Cesar’s Way, he stocks this knowledge, laying the basis that you should have more desirable, extra fulfilling relationships along with your dogs partners.

Cesar’s formulation for a cheerful and balanced puppy turns out impossibly basic: workout, self-discipline, and affection, in that order. Taking readers throughout the fundamentals of puppy psychology and behaviour, Cesar stocks the interior info of a few of his so much attention-grabbing instances, utilizing them to demonstrate how universal habit concerns boost and, extra very important, how they are often corrected.

Whether you’re having concerns together with your puppy or simply need to make a superb bond even better, this booklet provide you with a deeper appreciation of ways your puppy sees the area, and it'll help in making your courting along with your loved puppy a richer and extra lucrative one.

Learn what is going on within your dog’s brain and increase a good, pleasurable courting along with your top friend

In Cesar’s Way, Cesar Millan—nationally well-known puppy specialist and celebrity of nationwide Geographic Channel’s hit express Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan—helps you spot the realm in the course of the eyes of your puppy so that you can ultimately do away with challenge behaviors. You’ll learn:

• What your puppy rather wishes will not be what you’re giving him

• Why a dog’s typical pack instincts are the most important on your satisfied dating

• how you can relate on your puppy on a canines level

• There are not any “problem breeds,” simply challenge owners

• Why each puppy wishes a job

• find out how to pick out a puppy who’s best for you and your family

• the variation among self-discipline and punishment

• and masses more!

Filled with interesting anecdotes approximately Cesar’s longtime consumers, and together with forewords by way of the president of the overseas organization of canines pros and Jada Pinkett Smith, this is often the one ebook you’ll have to forge a brand new, extra worthwhile reference to your four-legged companion.

Also to be had as a Random residence AudioBook

From the Hardcover edition.

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Flower Seeds: Biology and Technology

The floral represents an important share of agricultural source of revenue in numerous constructed nations, quite the us, the Netherlands and Japan. Hitherto, the sheer range of flower seeds, of their shape, functionality and biology, has hindered the creation of a finished remedy of the subject.

This e-book presents a different and much-needed source of data at the biology and know-how of flower seeds. It offers in-depth info at the background and evolution of the decorative and wild flower seed industries by way of innovations for profitable breed and construction courses. A finished assurance of the biology of flower seeds is taken into account in addition to applicable applied sciences linked to germination, energy and viability trying out. during this quantity, the 1st of its variety, overseas gurus from academia and were introduced jointly to supply a complete reference source for either practitioners and scholars of seed technology and know-how and of decorative horticulture.

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Crash Course for the New GRE, 4th Edition (Graduate School Test Preparation)

10 uncomplicated Steps to the next Score—in lower than One Week!

Revised and up-to-date for the alterations coming to the GRE in August 2011, Crash path for the recent GRE is designed for the scholar who has eliminate learning till the final minute. It info the main serious instruments and principles you want to get an outstanding rating with limited prep time, including:

·Key innovations to ace the examination, revised for the hot test
·Dozens of perform inquiries to aid grasp techniques
·Detailed solution motives to aid scholars steer clear of making an identical errors twice
·Expert recommendation and in-depth directions that can assist you write top-scoring essays

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Contemporary Cryptography, Second Edition: 2 (Artech House Computer Security Series)

By Rolf Oppliger

No matter if you’re new to the sphere or seeking to increase your wisdom of up to date cryptography, this newly revised variation of an Artech apartment vintage places all points of this crucial subject into standpoint. supplying a correct advent to the present cutting-edge in sleek cryptography, the booklet will give you an in-depth knowing of crucial instruments and purposes that will help you together with your day-by-day paintings. the second one variation has been reorganized and increased, delivering mathematical basics and significant cryptography ideas within the applicable appendixes, instead of summarized in the beginning of the publication. Now you discover the entire info you want to totally grasp the cloth within the proper sections. this lets you quick delve into the sensible info you wish to your initiatives. overlaying unkeyed, mystery key, and public key cryptosystems, this authoritative reference grants sturdy operating wisdom of the newest and most crucial innovations, innovations, and platforms in modern cryptography. also, the booklet is supported with over 720 equations, greater than 60 illustrations, and various time-saving URLs that attach you to web pages with similar details.

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Renewable Energy: A First Course

By Robert Ehrlich

Renewable power has nice importance for the world’s destiny, given the environmental concerns regarding power iteration and energy’s significance in our society. Making clever strength offerings isn't really effortless, even if. It includes balanced attention of financial, environmental, technical, political, and different views to weigh the relative expenses and merits for a number of attainable applied sciences. Renewable power: a primary path is an available textbook for technology and engineering scholars who need a well-balanced creation to the technology, applied sciences, economics, and regulations on the topic of power choices.

How Does Renewable strength paintings? Science, applied sciences, Economics, and Key coverage Issues

The booklet delves into all different types of renewable strength, from biofuels and geothermal strength to wind, hydro, and solar energy. It additionally discusses nuclear energy and fossil fuels, permitting readers to match and evaluation the benefits and shortcomings of renewable strength. moreover, the e-book explores 4 overarching subject matters that transcend a selected form of strength, particularly, strength conservation, strength garage, power transmission, and effort coverage, and examines the $64000 factor of weather change.

A large creation for technology and Engineering Students

Requiring just a easy history in physics and calculus, the e-book avoids technical jargon and complex mathematical methods to target the fundamental ideas of renewable power. all through, a wealth of illustrations and real-world examples make the strategies extra concrete. Designed for a one- or two-semester path, this booklet takes a wide method that addresses the necessity for variety in any nation’s power portfolio.

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