Less Pretension More Ambition

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ISBN: 9789089642950
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 308
Author: Peter van Lieshout
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Download and read online Less Pretension More Ambition in PDF and EPUB Ontwikkelingshulp heeft onder de Nederlandse bevolking nog altijd een groot draagvlak, zo blijkt uit opinieonderzoek. Maar de twijfels nemen toe. Ook in de media worden steeds meer vraagtekens geplaatst bij de effecten van hulp. Met name de situatie in Afrika stelt velen teleur. Waarom geven we eigenlijk ontwikkelingshulp, en helpt die hulp? Wat weten we over ontwikkelingstrajecten van landen en over de mogelijkheid daar van buiten aan bij te dragen? Hoe relevant is hulp nog voor ontwikkelingslanden nu andere financiële stromen zoals remittances en buitenlandse investeringen (FDI) door globalisering zijn toegenomen? En heeft beleid gericht op thema's als klimaat, migratie, financiële stabiliteit, kennis, handel en veiligheid niet meer invloed op de ontwikkelingskansen van arme landen? Deze en andere vragen komen aan bod in dit rapport van de Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid. Op basis van bijna vijfhonderd gesprekken in het veld en een uitgebreide bestudering van de literatuur formuleert de WRR aanbevelingen voor forse wijzigingen in de organisatie van ontwikkelinghulp, en voor gestructureerde aandacht voor terreinen die ontwikkelingsrelevant zijn en voor mondiale publieke goederen.

Merriam Webster s Dictionary of Synonyms

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ISBN: 0877793417
Release Date: 1984
Number of pages: 940
Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc
Publisher: Merriam-Webster

Download and read online Merriam Webster s Dictionary of Synonyms in PDF and EPUB "The ideal guide to choosing the right word. Entries go beyond the word lists of a thesaurus, explaining important differences between synonyms. Provides over 17,000 usage examples. Lists antonyms and related words."

The British Quarterly Review

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ISBN: SRLF:A0010607422
Release Date: 1884
Number of pages:

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Filename: pretentiousness.pdf
ISBN: 9781566894289
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 144
Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Coffee House Press

Download and read online Pretentiousness in PDF and EPUB Pretentiousness is the engine oil of culture; the essential lubricant in the development of all arts, high, low, or middle.

Healing God s Earth

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ISBN: 9781621898177
Release Date: 2013-08-02
Number of pages: 284
Author: S. Roy Kaufman
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Download and read online Healing God s Earth in PDF and EPUB Rural communities and traditional cultures throughout North America and around the world are being systematically dismantled by the forces of urban civilization. It is no new phenomenon. For over four millennia, the powers of urban civilization have been playing God, oppressing people, and exploiting the earth. This long history has brought us to the brink of disaster in the current economic, ecological, and energy crises confronting the dominant global culture. This book reads the Bible through the lenses of rural communities. The Bible has something to say about the origin and character of urban civilization and the dynamic of its relationship to rural communities. Both Israel in the Old Testament and Jesus in the New Testament were engaged in the formation of rural communities of faith living as alternatives to the dominant cultures of the urban civilizations in which they lived. It turns out that local, face-to-face communities, both rural and urban, along with traditional cultures of all stripes, are God's chosen instruments for the subversive, nonviolent disarming of urban civilization and the healing of God's earth.

Facing Epistemic Uncertainty

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ISBN: 9789056297206
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Number of pages: 184
Author: Roel van Goor
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Download and read online Facing Epistemic Uncertainty in PDF and EPUB Increasing doubts over the narratives that traditionally served to legitimize the tasks and possibilities of societal institutions - such as science - have also called into question the significance of philosophy to educational thinking. Related debates largely concern epistemological issues, i.e. issues regarding the nature and status of (scientific) knowledge. This dissertation takes as its starting point the nowadays hardly controversial idea that all knowledge is to a certain extent 'uncertain'. The questions addressed are how this 'epistemic uncertainty'may be intelligibly understood, and what consequences can be drawn from such an understanding for the tasks and possibilities of philosophy of education as an academic discipline.

Divine Perogative and Royal Pretension

Filename: divine-perogative-and-royal-pretension.pdf
ISBN: 9780567231017
Release Date: 1998-09-01
Number of pages: 350
Author: Donald F. Murray
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Download and read online Divine Perogative and Royal Pretension in PDF and EPUB In this close reading of a text central to the story of David, the author, using the tools of linguistic pragmatics and poetics, exposes the text's promotion of a prophetic-based ideology, through a polemical rhetoric that polarizes David and Yahweh around the opposed notions of king (melek) and leader (nagid). He then goes on to analyse the context, in ancient Near Eastern royal ideology and in Samuel, for how the text develops this opposition, and finally reflects on its promulgation of the supreme mediacy of the prophetic word.

The Life and Times of Dante

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ISBN: OXFORD:N11279077
Release Date: 1858
Number of pages: 398
Author: Louis Raymond Véricour

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America s Culture of Professionalism

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ISBN: 9781137337153
Release Date: 2014-06-18
Number of pages: 195
Author: D. Brown
Publisher: Springer

Download and read online America s Culture of Professionalism in PDF and EPUB America's Culture of Professionalism proves an emerging culture of interdependence is possible if and when enough professionals and laypersons refashion their roles and relationships having both something to contribute and something to learn from each other.

The Life and Times of Dante

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ISBN: ONB:+Z226352402
Release Date: 1858
Number of pages: 398
Author: Raymond de Vericour

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The Troll Garden

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ISBN: 0803264038
Release Date: 2000-06-01
Number of pages: 176
Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Download and read online The Troll Garden in PDF and EPUB A collection of short stories by Willa Cather that discuss the conflict between East and West and the artistic temperament in America.

Delphi Complete Works of Plutarch Illustrated

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ISBN: 9781909496620
Release Date: 2013-11-17
Number of pages: 3491
Author: Plutarch
Publisher: Delphi Classics

Download and read online Delphi Complete Works of Plutarch Illustrated in PDF and EPUB Beloved as a writer of exciting biographies and renowned for his philanthropic essays on almost any subject possible, Plutarch created a diverse range of works that have entertained generations of readers since the days of Imperial Rome. Delphi's Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Plutarch, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Plutarch's life and works * Features the complete works of Plutarch, in both English translation and the original Greek * Concise introductions to the works * Provides the complete PARALLEL LIVES and the complete extant essays of MORALIA, for the first time in digital printing * Includes many translations previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library editions of Plutarch's works * Excellent formatting of the texts * Easily locate the biographies and treatises you want to read with individual contents tables * Features two bonus biographies - discover Plutarch's ancient world * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Translations PARALLEL LIVES MORALIA The Greek Texts LIST OF GREEK TEXTS The Biographies INTRODUCTION TO PLUTARCH by Bernadotte Perrin LIFE OF PLUTARCH by Aubrey Stewart Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Media Culture Society

Filename: media-culture-society.pdf
ISBN: 144623262X
Release Date: 1986-07-04
Number of pages: 368
Author: Richard E Collins, M.D.
Publisher: SAGE

Download and read online Media Culture Society in PDF and EPUB Media, Culture & Society has pioneered a unique approach to media analysis. Since 1979, it has published some of the finest theoretical and historical work in communication and cultural studies from Britain and Europe. The articles in this reader are grouped in three parts, representing a selection of the best work. Each part is preceded by an introductory essay which helps students understand the issues presented, and places the theoretical contributions in context.

Approaching Apocalypse

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ISBN: 0838756271
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 228
Author: Kevin Mills
Publisher: Bucknell University Press

Download and read online Approaching Apocalypse in PDF and EPUB "Written for scholars and students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels with an interest in modern literary studies, this book will also appeal to anyone interested in the Victorian era, biblical studies, the history of ideas, literature and myth, and theology."--BOOK JACKET.