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Author: Linda E. Kruger
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: management, proceedings, research, recreation, concepts, place, understanding
Number of Pages: 216
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437928331
ISBN-13: 9781437928334

In 2004 a group of scientists met to clarify their understanding of place-related concepts, approaches to the study of people-place relations, and the application of that understanding in recreation mgmt. for the purpose of integrating perspectives from different disciplines, discussing approaches to understanding and measuring sense of place, and other questions around the study and application of place-related concepts. Topics that generated the most discussion included how social processes influence place meanings, how place meanings are shared and negotiated within social groups, and when

Author: Edward Kratzer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: research, activities, federal, status, pollution, indoor
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 1999-02
ISBN-10: 0788187171
ISBN-13: 9780788187179

Provides information on the status of federal agencies' research activities on indoor environmental quality. It (1) characterizes the current scientific understanding of the health risks of pollutants commonly found in indoor environments & the sources of exposure to these pollutants; (2) provides information on the federal funding of indoor pollution-related research in recent years & the advances in the scientific understanding of indoor pollution & the ability to control it that have resulted from this spending; & (3) identifies the gaps in the knowledge & understanding of the problems & th

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Ocean Sciences B
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: priorities, goals, variations, climatic, research, understanding, ocean
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 1983
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12810

Report prepared to start a dialogue among ocean scientists on the steps that must be taken in order to advance significantly our understanding of the role that oceans play in climatic variation, and to identify ocean research needed in the context of the developing national (U.S.) and international climate research plans.

Author: Michael Laitman
Publisher: Laitman Kabbalah Publishers
Keywords: interests, mutual, benefit, society, era, altruism, global, interest
Number of Pages: 218
Published: 2011-09-16
ISBN-10: 1897448651
ISBN-13: 9781897448656

This book presents a new perspective on the challenges currently facing the world. Dr Laitman shows the reader that the problems of the world are the consequence of humanity's growing egotism. In that spirit, the book suggests ways to use our egos for society's benefit, rather than merely for our own self-interest. The earlier chapters offer a unique understanding of humanity's existence on this planet and how our collective egoism has influenced the development of our society. By understanding the ego and its origins the reader discovers a new understanding of the global integral existence as

Author: Neil Miller
Publisher: The Piano Lessons Book
Keywords: bonus, understanding, memorization, excerpts, piano, book, lessons, aid, valuable, elise, fur, neil, miller, editions, analyzed, beethoven
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2007-11-28
ISBN-10: 1434819515
ISBN-13: 9781434819512

The Neil Miller Editions of Analyzed Music are designed to assist piano students with the difficult task of memorizing music for confidentperforming. Successful memorization requires an understanding of the elements that composers use to create music. The Neil Miller Editions of Analyzed Music are not intended to be your primary sourcefor practicing the composition. There are well-edited editions of the great music you want to play, with the editor's markings for phrasing, fingering, pedaling, dynamics, touches and tempo. Add tothat what you are learning from the Analyzed Music edition and ins

Author: Dag Forssell
Publisher: Living Control Systems Publ
Keywords: practice, effective, insight, leadership, management
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 2008-03-10
ISBN-10: 0974015555
ISBN-13: 9780974015552

" Management and leadership: Insight for Effective Practice " by Dag Forssell introduces a new understanding of purposeful behavior and shows how to apply it to a wide range of leadership problems. Running a company, department or team has been more difficult than necessary because we have lacked an understanding of human behavior that actually fits the way human beings work. In this book you learn that we are controllers, that it is our nature to control, and that when we attempt to control others we easily create conflict. Perceptual Control Theory (PCT) shows what control is and how it work

Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
Keywords: society, democratic, peace
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 2011-06-20
ISBN-10: 1906924392
ISBN-13: 9781906924393

Recent acts of terrorism and the pro-democracy unrest in the Middle East remind us how important it is to understand the relationship between violence, peace and democracy. In a challenging and insightful essay, Amartya Sen explores ideas around "organised violence" (war, genocide and terrorism) and violence against the individual. Highlighting the inadequacies of some of the widely accepted explanations for violence - including the idea that the world is experiencing a "clash of civilisations" - Sen makes a plea for a global, multilateral debate on the causes of conflict, and an understanding
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