By Alastair H. Thomas
Denmark is the oldest monarchy in Europe. At assorted issues in its historical past, Denmark's obstacles have encompassed England, Sweden, West Africa, India, and the West Indies. regardless of its altering and comparatively small limitations, Denmark has performed a miles greater half within the politics of Europe than may be anticipated. also, via its territories (Faroe Islands and Greenland), Denmark has controlled to preserve a major presence within the North Atlantic. this present day, democratic Denmark, with its thriving capital Copenhagen, is peaceable, wealthy, and revolutionary. inside of NATO, Denmark has contributed to peace-keeping within the Persian Gulf and Bosnia. The "Danish version" of welfare supplies Danes a true feel of social safety and provides many naysayers with a provocative instance of a effectively controlled welfare kingdom. Danes have a name for inventiveness and stable layout, no matter if in structure, furnishings, or commercial design.
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By Patrick Forsyth
From getting geared up and studying find out how to prioritize to categorizing time different types and studying easy methods to deal with and allot either idle and busy instances, winning TIME administration comes from The Sunday occasions' developing good fortune' sequence and packs in sturdy specifics at the whole procedure. whereas winning TIME administration is a best decide for enterprise libraries in any respect degrees, it additionally crosses good into the general-interest public lending library, the place it is going to allure any who might study higher time administration abilities.
By Dan W. Clanton Jr.
The tale of Susanna and the Elders is without doubt one of the so much interpreted and reproduced stories from the Apocrypha, and for strong cause. In its compact narrative, it touches on tried rape, girl sexuality, abuse of energy, punishment for the depraved, and voyeurism. the great, the daring, the attractive argues that the tale of Susanna was once written within the first century BCE, and Clanton presents a quick description of that century. He plays a narrative-rhetorical studying of Susanna and illustrates that the tale makes use of sexual nervousness and wish to arrange an ethical drawback for Susanna. That ethical quandary is resolved in methods: Susanna's refusal to permit herself to be raped, and Daniel's intervention. Clanton argues that even supposing the tale has many mimetic good points, it's the thematic functionality that's overriding, in particular after Daniel's visual appeal. placed differently, the story's emphasis on Susanna, the Elders, and Daniel as "plausible humans" is secondary to its pressure on what these characters signify and the message it truly is relaying via these representations. Clanton analyzes chronologically chosen aesthetic interpretations of the tale present in the Renaissance. He indicates that the existing creative interpretation in the course of the Renaissance excited about the mimetic, sexual points of the tale since it offers with problems with patronage, and sex/gender that have been present on the time. the nice, the daring, the gorgeous argues that a number of Renaissance renderings offer counter readings that attention extra at the worth and subject matters within the tale. those renderings offer versions for readers to withstand the sexually exploitative good points of either the narrative and its interpretations. Clanton displays at the desire for the reader to withstand most likely damaging interpretation, in particular those who specialize in the mimetic point of the story's rhetoric.
By Jennifer A. Horowitz, Bruce Edward Walker
Your consultant to float from campus to careerReady to continue past lesson plans to a occupation plan? This ebook analyzes collage curriculum and employment ideas for you! no matter if you are contemplating majoring in schooling, have your measure and wish to get a task, or are looking to swap careers, this is often your definitive consultant to possibilities that capitalize on an schooling measure. It includes:* recommendation on university and curriculum choices--courses, internships, and extra* tips on how to energize and extend your task seek* Profiles of actual graduates, their jobs, and the way they bought them* Real-world enter from an assistant important, rabbi, curriculum fashion designer, museum educator, tutoring middle proprietor, and textbook writer* Overviews of common wage degrees, hours, and paintings environments* large extra assets, together with sites, specialist firms, periodicals, and moreWhat are you able to Do with an immense in schooling? solutions your questions on every thing from the abilities and licenses required to the perks, peeves, and pay you could anticipate. It signals you to profession possibilities outdoors the school room. It is helping you're making the grade and land the task you will want.
By Dale W. Jorgenson
Those volumes current empirical experiences that experience completely altered expert debates over funding and productiveness as resources of postwar monetary development in industrialized international locations. The special characteristic of funding is that returns may be internalized by way of the investor. the most simple software of this concept is to investments that create estate rights, yet those volumes expand the which means of capital formation to incorporate investments in schooling and education. Postwar U.S. fiscal development lines the phenomenal postwar functionality of the U.S. economic system to investments in tangible resources and human capital. This quantity presents the place to begin for a brand new consensus on rules to generate development by means of stimulating and profitable investments. those rules will specialise in returns that may be internalized by means of traders, finishing the fruitless look for "spill overs" that may generate huge progress with out delivering incentives for capital formation. extra on productiveness
By Felice Primeau Devine
In ultra-modern difficult activity marketplace, the appropriate resume and canopy letter are a needs to for each activity seeker. study the fitting codecs; how to most sensible show talents, adventure, and schooling; and achieve precious recommendation and pointers on every little thing from digital submission to right punctuation and magnificence with the Groof-Proof approach: short, attainable, easy-to-understand classes, ideas, and perform!
By Robert E. Quinn
Development the Bridge As You stroll On It tells the non-public tales of people that have embraced deep switch and encouraged writer Robert Quinn to take his inspiration one step extra and increase a brand new version of leadership—“the basic country of leadership.” The exploration of this transformative kingdom is on the very center of the publication. Quinn indicates how an individual can input the elemental country of management by means of undertaking the 8 practices that middle at the subject matter of ever-increasing integrity—reflective motion, real engagement, appreciative inquiry, grounded imaginative and prescient, adaptive self assurance, indifferent interdependence, accountable freedom, and difficult love. After every one bankruptcy, Quinn demanding situations you to evaluate your self with recognize to every perform and to formulate a method for private development.
By Audrey Collin, Richard A. Young
This publication provides a kaleidoscopic view of the concept that of profession, reviewing its prior and contemplating its destiny. foreign experts in psychology, sociology, counseling, schooling, and human source administration provide a multi-layered exam of occupation theories and practices. They determine the most important alterations occurring on the planet of labor which are not easy and increasing the that means of the notice profession. the final target is to provide a significant redefinition that's proper to the newly rising community society of the twenty-first century.