Handbook of Moral and Character Education

Handbook of Moral and Character Education

There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning and methods

The Atlantis World

The Atlantis World

70,000 years ago, the human race almost went extinct. We survived, but no one knows how. Now the next stage of human evolution is beginning. Will we survive this time? Geneticist Kate Warner and counter-terrorism agent David Vale have prevented a fierce plague from wiping out humanity - but the struggle to survive is far from over. The Atlantis World...

Peirce's Theory of Signs

Peirce's Theory of Signs

In this book, T. L. Short corrects widespread misconceptions of Peirce's theory of signs and demonstrates its relevance to contemporary analytic philosophy of language, mind and science. Peirce's theory of mind, naturalistic but nonreductive, bears on debates of Fodor and Millikan, among others. His theory of inquiry avoids foundationalism and subjectivism

Dark Mirror

Dark Mirror

The straggly beard, the hooked nose, the bag of coins, and gaudy apparel - the religious artists of medieval Christendom had no shortage of virulent symbols for identifying Jews. Yet, hateful as these depictions were, the story they tell is not as simple as it first appears. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, Lipton argues that these visual...

Code and the City

Code and the City

Software has become essential to the functioning of cities. It is deeply embedded into the systems and infrastructure of the built environment and is entrenched in the management and governance of urban societies. Software-enabled technologies and services enhance the ways in which we understand and plan cities. It even has an effect on how we manage...

How to Wow Customers:Effortless ways to deliver an amazing customer experience

How to Wow Customers:Effortless ways to deliver an amazing customer   experience

Looking to improve your customer experience? These 68 strategies will show you how to stand out from your competitors, whatever your business. Full of practical tips, inspiring insights and interviews with a wide range of leaders and entrepreneurs, How to Wow reveals all you need to deliver a world-class customer experience. Covering both the customer...

Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

In this new edition of more than 200 tales, readers will find all their old favorites - The Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and others - and many little-known treasures such as The Juniper Tree, Clever Gretel, King Thrushbeard, and The Singing, Soaring Lark. Enter this world of magic, myth and enchantment and you will want to return to it again and again.

Marketing Research AWE

Marketing Research AWE

The Arab World Edition of this well respected marketing text provides excellent coverage of theoretical aspects of the discipline and their application to the realities of the business world - preparing local students of marketing for success in the workforce, either in the Arab world or beyond. With detailed attention given to the region's most prominent...

Physics I For Dummies

Physics I For Dummies

Take the fear out of Physics I If the thought of studying physics makes you sweat, you can finally have something to rest easy about! U Can: Physics I For Dummies takes the intimidation out of this tough subject, offering approachable lessons, examples, and practice opportunities as well as access to additional practice problems online. With this one-stop...

The Novel Habits of Happiness

The Novel Habits of Happiness

Isabel Dalhousie is one of Edinburgh's most generous (but discreet) philanthropists - but should she be more charitable? She wonders, sometimes, if she is too judgmental about her niece's amorous exploits, too sharp about her housekeeper's spiritual beliefs, too ready to bristle in battle against her enemies. As the editor of the Review of Applied Ethics

Time, Communication and Global Capitalism 2016

Time, Communication and Global Capitalism 2016

Wayne Hope highlights the incessant conflicts between real-time and clock time, presentism and temporality, coevalness and allochronism within global capitalism. He argues that these pervade global media, finance, political economies, workplaces and everyday life, and were central to the 2008 financial crisis. "Wayne Hope has written the kind of book...

The Economics of Poverty

The Economics of Poverty

While there is no denying that the world has made huge progress against absolute poverty over the last 200 years, until recent times the bulk of that progress had been made in wealthy countries only. The good news is that we have seen greater progress against poverty in the developing world in recent times-indeed, a faster pace of progress against extreme...