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Author: Linda CooperShirley Walters
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: work, learning
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2009-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796922837
ISBN-13: 9780796922830

We are living through a daunting yet fascinating period in which the global economy increasingly challenges the accepted dichotomies between home-life and work-life, between employment and unemployment, paid work and unpaid work. This calls for serious analysis of how knowledge is generated, both formally and informally, in workplaces as diverse as the factory, the field, or the street. It raises questions about what forms of learning and training are involved; how they articulate with one another and what practical and theoretical implications this has for our societies. In this book, 34 lead

Author: Henry Sussma
Publisher: MPublishing, University of Michigan Library
Keywords: climate, change, vol, era, theory, post, global, impasses
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 2012-05-15
ISBN-10: 160785239X
ISBN-13: 9781607852391

The diverse materials comprising Impasses of the Post-Global take as their starting point an interrelated, if seemingly endless sequence of current ecological, demographic, socio-political, economic, and informational disasters. These have impacted on the stakes and tenor of cultural criticism as much as they have on tangible relations in the contemporary world. The contributors to the Impasses struggle as valiantly with a rapidly unfolding set of new discursive and communicative preconditions as they do with the open-ended chain of current insults and injuries to the ecological, socio-politic

Authors: Berin Szoka, Adam Marcus,
Publisher: TechFreedom
Keywords: internet, future, essays, decade, digital
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 2010-12-11
ISBN-10: 1435767861
ISBN-13: 9781435767867

TABLE OF CONTENTS  Foreword  7 Berin Szoka 25 Years After .COM: Ten Questions  9 Berin Szoka Contributors  29 Part I: The Big Picture & New Frameworks CHAPTER 1: The Internet’s Impact on   Culture & Society: Good or Bad?  49 Why We Must Resist the Temptation of Web 2.0  51 Andrew Keen The Case for Internet Optimism, Part 1:   Saving the Net from Its Detractors  57 Adam Thierer CHAPTER 2: Is the Generative Internet at Risk?  89 Protecting the Internet Without Wrecking It:   How to Meet the Security Threat 91

Author: Robert P. Murphy
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: economist, lessons
Number of Pages: 422
Published: 2010-10-25
ISBN-10: 1933550880
ISBN-13: 9781933550886

We are beyond mere excitement about Lessons for the Young Economist. It is easily the best introduction to economics for the young reader because it covers both pure economic theory and also how markets work (the domain of most introductory books). Robert Murphy has the right frame of mind and mastery of the subject matter to provide the best possible pedagogy. The logic is super clear. The organization is impeccable. It achieves a great balance between plain old economics and that aspect of economic thought that is considered particularly Austrian. Therefore, it prepares the student for both
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