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Author: Robert Hoppe
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: farm, report, family, farms, finances, structure
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437937004
ISBN-13: 9781437937008

Most U.S. farms -- 98 percent in 2007 -- are family operations, and even the largest farms are predominantly family run. Large-scale family farms and non-family farms account for 12 percent of U.S. farms but 84 percent of the value of production. In contrast, small family farms make up most of the U.S. farm count but produce a modest share of farm output. Small farms are less profitable than large-scale farms, and their operator households tend to rely on off-farm income for their livelihood. Farm operator households cannot be characterized as low-income when both farm and off-farm income are

Author: Mark S. Umbreit
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crime, victims, implications, conferencing, group, family
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2008-10-01
ISBN-10: 1437905501
ISBN-13: 9781437905502

This collection of 6 documents covers a number of important issues related to restorative justice and provides victim-sensitive guidelines for restorative justice programs in probation or parole agencies, judicial agencies, religious groups, victim service organizations, community-based organizations and others. Contents: Family Group Conferencing; The History of Family Group Conferencing; Similarities and Differences Between Family Group Conferencing and Victim-Offender Mediation; Potential Dangers of Family Group Conferencing; Guidelines for Restorative Family Group Conferencing; Conclusion;

Author: Mitchell Kaneff
Publisher: Mitchell Kaneff
Keywords: generation, ceo, third, tips, over, insider, taking
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 2011-01-04
ISBN-10: 0982845472
ISBN-13: 9780982845479

In 1997, family business owner Mitchell Kaneff became the CEO of his own family's business, Arkay Packaging. Negotiating complex succession issues, family politics and emotional fallout with relatives he'd known all his life, Mitchell became convinced there had to be a more effective - and less stressful - way to alleviate the powerful transition themes that can so often derail a family business. Mitchell emerged successful - although not unscathed - and the idea of writing about his experiences to help other people took hold. The result: "Taking Over: Insider Tips from a Third Generation CEO,

Author: Patricia Pisters
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: intercultural, values, media, transnational, family, shooting
Number of Pages: 225
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 905356750X
ISBN-13: 9789053567500

Shooting the Family, a collection of essays on the contemporary media landscape, explores ever-changing representations of family life on a global scale. The contributors argue that new recording technologies allows families an unusual kind of freedom—until now unknown—to define and respond to their own lives and memories. Recently released videos made by young migrs as they discover new homelands and resolve conflicts with their parents, for example, reverberate alongside the dark portrayals of family life in the formal filmmaking of Ang Lee. This book will be a boon to scholars of film t

Author: The Foundation for Economic Education
Publisher: Foundation for Economic Education
Keywords: library, freeman, philosophy, freedom
Number of Pages: 146
Published: 1990-04-25
ISBN-10: 091061475X
ISBN-13: 9780910614757

An overview of the Freedom Philosophy, with various essays by Leonard Read, Hans Sennholz, Frank Chodorov, F.A. Harper, Albert Jay Nock, and others. Contents The Freedom Philosophy  I. Freedom: An Overview  1. The Essence of Americanism  by Leonard E. Read  II. In the Market Place  2. The Case for Economic Freedom  by Benjamin A. Rogge  3. Free Enterprise: The Key to Prosperity  by Clarence B. Carson  4. The American Way in Economics  by Edmund A. Opitz  III. Political Aspects  5. Frederic Bastiat on Liberty  (se

Author: Gøsta Esping-Andersen
Publisher: Fundacion BBVA
Keywords: family, europe, contemporary, dilemmas, formation
Number of Pages: 293
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 8496515354
ISBN-13: 9788496515352

Author: Robert A. Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: substance, adolescent, structure, family, relationship
Number of Pages: 119
Published: 1996-07
ISBN-10: 0788145983
ISBN-13: 9780788145988

This study uses data from approximately 22,000 respondents to the 1991, 1992, & 1993 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. Particular topics explored include: the particular family types that are most highly associated with adolescent substance use, dependence, & the need for treatment; the interaction between gender, race, ethnicity & family structure in substance abuse; the effects of family structure on type & pattern of substance use; & the effect of the gender of the custodial parent on the risk of substance use. Tables, references, & a technical appendix.
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