Author: Samantha Hillyard
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Keywords: life, rural, sociology
Number of Pages: 203
Providing an overview of rural sociology, this title calls for the reinterpretation of rural life in light of the profound changes affecting the countryside. It offers case studies that demonstrate the need for a reinvigorated rural sociology. Tackling contentious issues, it presents a model for rural sociology and assesses its role in society.From fox-hunting to farming, the vigour with which rural activities and living are defended overturns received notions of a sleepy and complacent countryside. Alongside these developments, the rise of the organic food movement has helped to revitalize
Author: Allyson Collins
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: united, states, accountability, brutality, justice, police, shielded
Number of Pages: 460
"Report from Human Rights Watch paints a disturbing portrait of the excessive use of force by police officers, and the overwhelming barriers to establishing accountability for officers who violate human and civil rights. Examines common obstacles to police abuse accountability, featuring fourteen large cities -- representative of most regions of the nation. Brutatility cases used for the report are laid out in detailed chapters by city. Research for the report was conducted between late 1995 and early 1998."--Scout report.
Author: Marelize Gorgens
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: capacity, development, toolkit, work, systems, monitoring, evaluation, making
Number of Pages: 530
Written for those who said to the authors (and for others in the same situation): "We know we need M and E, but we don't know how to set up an M and E system, or how to make ours work well and provide the information we need." This detailed, practical manual explains the skills and steps for making a monitoring and evaluation (M and E) system that functions well. The goal is an M and E system -- people, processes and partnerships -- that collects, verifies and analyzes good quality information that is useful and used by decision makers, managers, implementers, funders, and other stakeholders.
Author: Bob Umlas
Keywords: magic, excel, isn
Number of Pages: 214
Become an Excel wizard! Save time and effort with this expanded and enlarged guide. Each tip is written in a friendly, easy-to-understand style and is full of screen shots and visuals to help you on your way. This edition has been upgraded for Excel 2007! Just a few minutes with this book and you will save time and money.
Author: Lettice Bryan
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: full, receipts, hundred, thirteen, housewife, containing, kentucky
Number of Pages: 462
Originally published in 1839, this classic of Southern cooking includes more than 1,300 recipes, all cooked and seasoned for a hot climate. Soups, meat, game, fish, catchups, fruit sauces, flavored vinegars, pickles, vegetables, puddings, pastries, cakes, breads, sweetmeats, liquors, and household remedies were rolled into this important regional cookbook. It was aimed at those who were interested in economy, with easy to follow recipes for those with little or no experience in the kitchen. The foods and recipes are derived from American Indian, European, and African sources and reflect a merg
Publisher: Grail Foundation Press
Keywords: message, grail, truth, light
Number of Pages: 249
Here is a classic work, a reference book for life, one that offers clear and perceptive answers to questions which challenge every human being. Written between the years 1923-1938, it is a collection of 168 essays addressing all spheres of life ranging from science and nature to the arts, society and economics, sex and sexuality, the family, women's issues, religion, race, and God.In his work, Abd-ru-shin urges us to weigh questions and answers intuitively within ourselves, to confront them within our own life experiences, and only to believe that which we can perceive inwardly Only through th
Author: Poul Anderson
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: bridge, burning
Number of Pages: 81
Fleet Captain Joshua Coffin leads a cast of characters fleeing an unforgiving and unyielding Earth, to settle a colony around a far-away star. But just as they are reaching 'the point of no return, ' they receive a short message from Earth indicating that things are settling down and giving them the choice of perhaps returning home instead of fleeing into the desperate unknown. Hard choices need to be made. Is Captain Coffin up to the task, and at what cost?