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Download and read online China in PDF and EPUB China is set to become the world's next superpower. Should America celebrate - or be afraid? China: Friend or Foe? deals with vital questions: Who are China's power-players? Will the Chinese economy increase trade or kill off our livelihoods? How is China using its political and cultural influence? Accessible and hard-hitting, China: Friend or Foe? goes beyond borders and stereotypes to explain what China means to America and the West at large.
Download and read online Testing Friend Or Foe in PDF and EPUB Owing to daily work pressures and concerns, many teachers have little opportunity for considering and furthering their understanding of different issues surrounding assessment. Written in a user-friendly, jargon-free style, this text provides the reader with points of growth or change in the field of assessment. Each chapter in the text ends with a section on questions/exercises and further reading.
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Download and read online Private Voluntary Health Insurance in Development in PDF and EPUB Private voluntary health insurance already plays an important role in the health sector of many low and middle income countries. The book reviews the context under which private insurance could contribute to an improvement in the financial sustainability of the health sector, financial protection against the costs of illness, household income smoothing, access to care, and market productivity. This volume is the third in aseries of in-depth reviews of the role of health care financing in providing access for low-income populations to needed healthcare, protecting them from the impoverishing effects of illness, and addressing the important issues of social exclusion in government financed programs.
Download and read online Fire in PDF and EPUB Discusses forest fires and the effect that they have on both people and the natural world.
Download and read online Friend Or Foe in PDF and EPUB The study offers a newer reading of the book of Jeremiah. It uses metaphor as a hermeneutical key in its interpretation of Babylon, and its reading of the book as a whole.
Download and read online Exploring Your Anger in PDF and EPUB Dealing with anger is one of the most common counseling problems among Christians. Is anger harmful or helpful? What does it mean, and where does it come from? How can we handle our emotions and move from anger to forgiveness? This book is designed as a useful tool both for those who struggle with anger and for counselors who need a practical and accessible handout for their counselees. In "Exploring Your Anger," the authors use true-to-life situations to illustrate the dynamics of anger and to help the reader understand, manage, and respond to anger. In a readable, nontechnical narrative style, they stress that the cause and expression of anger are unique to each individual. Detailed questions following each chapter enable readers to reflect on their own personal experiences and provide thoughtful material for counseling sessions.
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Download and read online Time in PDF and EPUB Do you feel "hurried or harried?" Are you satisfied with the way your time is spent? Do you feel that you never really seem to have TIME to enjoy the things you like in life? If so, you NEED this book! Time management is a SKILL that must be learned and practiced. This book will explain the "concept of time" and our place in it and will give you a practical vehicle for personal growth and effectiveness. Time need NOT be your enemy! Read and apply these ideas and techniques and you will become a happier, more successful person! (SEE PREVIEW!)
Download and read online Friend or Foe in PDF and EPUB "A lonely mouse lived in a small house beside a great palace. In the great palace lived a cat." Each night the mouse gazes up at the cat in the palace tower. Is the cat my friend? he wonders. Determined to find out, he bravely makes his way into the palace through a tiny hole and climbs all the way up to the tower, where the cat sits on the windowsill. "Hello, are you friend or foe?" he squeaks. This simple story by John Sobol has a surprising outcome, giving young readers a chance to draw their own conclusions. It is perfectly complemented by Dasha Tolstikova’s subtle yet striking illustrations.
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Download and read online Democracy and Terrorism in PDF and EPUB This book examines the relationships between democratic government and political terrorism. Since the 9/11 attacks, the United States and many of its allies have declared a 'war on terrorism'. This struggle has been inspired in part by the belief is that by promoting democracy they will also bring an end to terrorism. Where people enjoy the blessings of liberty, they will naturally find peaceful outlets for the expression of their political views, it has been widely held. Terrorism, on the other hand, is seen largely as a consequence of repression. Where citizens cannot choose rulers freely and where dissenting voices are silenced by the authorities, terrorism and other types of violence appear to follow. Democracy and Terrorism investigates the link between terrorism and the underlying principles of democracy, both from an historical perspective and against contemporary developments in the Middle East and elsewhere. Drawing upon a range of different case studies, and using quantitative data to investigate statistical links between the waves of democracy and manifestations of terrorist violence, the book reviews whether terrorism is in fact constrained by the rise of democratic government, and the role of the law in fighting terrorism. This book will be of much interest to students of terrorism, political violence, democratisation, security studies and International Relations in general.
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