Education for Adolescents (Foundations of Waldorf Education, 10)
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Education for Adolescents

In these eight talks on education for adolescent-aged young people, Steiner addressed the teachers of the first Waldorf school two years after it was first opened. A high school was needed, and Steiner wanted to provide a foundation for study and a guide for teachers already familiar with his approach to the human being, child development, and education based on spiritual science. Steiner's education affirms the being of every child ...

Dispatches from Pakistan
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Dispatches from Pakistan

Since 9/11, Pakistan has loomed large in the geopolitical imagination of the West. A key ally in the global war on terror, it is also the country in which Osama bin Laden was finally found and killed—and the one that has borne the brunt of much of the ongoing conflict’s collateral damage. Despite its prominence on the front lines and on the front pages, Pakistan has been depicted by Western observers simplistically in terms of its co...

Democracies in Development: Politics and Reform in Latin America, Revised Edition (Economic and Social Progress in Latin Americ
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Democracies in Development: Politics and Reform in Latin America, Revised Edition

The advance of democracy in Latin America over the past quarter century has contributed significantly to ensuring respect for fundamental political freedoms, civil liberties, and human rights. Democracies in Development highlights how an effective democracy is also essential for sustainable economic and social development. The book analyzes the effects of institutions on the functioning of democratic systems, identifies regional tren...

The Case for Pragmatic Psychology
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The Case for Pragmatic Psychology

Instead of bickering over whose psychological paradigms will provide the best general theory of human behavior, argues Daniel B. Fishman, psychologists "need to focus our energy and attention on substantive issues, such as addressing the major psychosocial problems of our times." The Case for Pragmatic Psychology is a call to arms urging those psychologists who have already adopted a pragmatic approach to their profession to organize...

The Dubious Spectacle: Extremities of Theater, 1976-2000
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The Dubious Spectacle: Extremities of Theater, 1976-2000

Spanning a quarter of a century, the essays in this book rehearse, in the movement of memory and cross-reflection, an extensive career in theater. The work of Herbert Blau-his directing, writing, and criticism-has been a determining force during this period as theater encounters theory. Blau’s struggle to bring a critical intelligence to the American stage goes back half a century, to the quiescent postwar years (which he has eloquen...

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Goldfinger (James Bond)

Auric Goldfinger is the richest man in England—though his wealth can’t be found in banks. He’s been hoarding vast stockpiles of his namesake metal, and it’s attracted the suspicion of 007’s superiors at MI6. Sent to investigate, Bond uncovers an ingenious gold-smuggling scheme, as well as Goldfinger’s most daring caper yet: Operation Grand Slam, a gold heist so audacious it could bring down the world economy and put the fate of the W...

Keeping the Promise of Social Security in Latin America (Latin American Development Forum)
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Keeping the Promise of Social Security in Latin America

"Although it maintains the fundamental principles of Averting the Old Age Crisis, published by the World Bank in 1994, Keeping the Promise takes a fresh look at the outcome of structural pension reforms implemented in 12 Latin American countries during the 1990s, and proposes new, sometimes bold policies. This is an important and controversial book that must be read by experts on pensions, social security, and Latin America." (Carmel...

Living with Debt: How to Limit the Risks of Sovereign Finance (David Rockefeller Inter-American Development Bank)
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Living with Debt: How to Limit the Risks of Sovereign Financ

Living with Debt focuses on how to manage sovereign debt safely and effectively. The report traces the history of sovereign borrowing in Latin America, releases a new data set on public debt, and analyzes the evolution of debt, highlighting the recent trend toward higher levels of domestic debt and lower external borrowing. The report also includes a detailed study of the costs of sovereign defaults such as those that have affected s...

Embodied Spirituality in a Sacred World
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Embodied Spirituality in a Sacred World

"Michael Washburn's ability to integrate the central findings of psychoanalytic, Jungian, and transpersonal psychology has enabled him to work out a comprehensive and convincing account of spiritual development. Embodied Spirituality in a Sacred World, his magnum opus, is an impressive overview of how the spirit expresses itself at every stage of the life cycle and in all the areas of experiencing that make us human."

Manual for the Measurement of Juvenile Justice Indicators (United Nations Publication)
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Manual for the Measurement of Juvenile Justice Indicators

UNICEF and UNODC have developed a set of fifteen indicators of core importance to juvenile justice, in consultation with NGOs and individual experts. The fifteen indicators have been refined through field-testing in a number of countries and are endorsed by the Interagency Juvenile Justice Panel. This manual explains how to use the indicators in practice.