The Bill of Rights: A History in Documents (Pages from by John J. Patrick

By John J. Patrick

The invoice of Rights is a rare selection of unique records, conscientiously brought and placed into context by way of historian John Patrick, that lines the origins of the invoice of Rights again to England's Magna Carta and its felony traditions via to provide day controversies over freedoms of speech, faith, bearing hands, assembling, and extra. Examples of demanding situations to the invoice of Rights include:* The Sedition Act of 1798, which made it unlawful to precise feedback of the U.S. govt * The internment of eastern american citizens in the course of international struggle II * George W. Bush's government Order of November thirteen, 2001, increasing the government's authority opposed to contributors whilst terrorism is suspected.

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Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith

By Cynthia Leitich Smith

With a wink and a nod to Bram Stoker, ny occasions best-selling writer Cynthia Leitich Smith unites the casts of Tantalize and everlasting in a scrumptious darkish delusion her lovers will devour.Quincie P. Morris, youngster restaurateuse and neophyte vampire, is within the struggle of her lifestyles -- or undeath. while she adjusts to her new appetites, she needs to transparent her ally and real love, the hybrid werewolf Kieren, of homicide fees; thwart the apocalyptic pursuits of Bradley Sanguini, the seductive vampire-chef who "blessed" her; and retain her lifeless mom and dad’ eating place up and working. She hires a extra homespun chef and provides the preternaturally appealing Zachary to her wait employees. yet with hundreds of thousands of latest vampires at the upward thrust and Bradley off assuming the powers of Dracula major, Zachary quickly unearths his real nature -- and a flaming sword -- and so they hit the line to staunch the bloodshed earlier than it’s too overdue. no matter if they retailer the area, will there be time left to salvage Quincie’s soul?

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Security and Privacy in Communication Networks: 9th by Eirini Karapistoli, Anastasios A. Economides (auth.),

By Eirini Karapistoli, Anastasios A. Economides (auth.), Tanveer Zia, Albert Zomaya, Vijay Varadharajan, Morley Mao (eds.)

This publication constitutes the completely refereed post-conference complaints of the ninth overseas ICST convention on defense and privateness in conversation Networks, held in Sydney, Australia, in September 2013. The 26 revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 70 submissions. The papers are grouped in topical sections on: safeguard and privateness in cellular, sensor and advert hoc networks; malware, botnets and dispensed denial of provider; safeguard for rising applied sciences: VoIP, peer-to-peer and cloud computing; encryption and key administration; defense in software program and desktop studying; community and approach safety version; protection and privateness in pervasive and ubiquitous computing.

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Predators and Parasites: Persistent Agents of Transnational by Oded Lowenheim

By Oded Lowenheim

What explains variance within the coverage of serious Powers towards drug traffickers, pirates, and terrorists? Does counterharm coverage rely simply at the measure of fabric damage brought on to a strong kingdom by way of such nonstate actors, or do normative, ethical, and emotional elements additionally play a job? Why did the united states, for instance, harshly punish al Qaeda after Sept. 11 yet keep away from taking related forceful measures opposed to overseas drug traffickers who let the deaths of millions of usa citizens every year through promoting hugely unlawful and destructive narcotics? Oded L?wenheim argues that the solutions to those questions lie within the social development of brokers of harm.  "Predators and Parasites exhibits, with notable scholarship, that international politics is characterised via a cartel-like constitution that provides states monopolies of valid violence. Sovereignty and an international constitution of authority are usually not together unique. In a feeling, anarchy is within the eye of the beholder."—Robert O. Keohane, Princeton University"An beneficial contribution to the turning out to be physique of constructivist literature in diplomacy and may be learn via an individual attracted to using strength in modern worldwide politics . . . is going far towards explaining America's warfare on Terror opposed to al Qaeda and the Taliban and the common international aid for this coverage, in addition to the hugely damaging worldwide response to America's personal intervention in Iraq and its norm-threatening doctrine of preemption."—Richard W. Mansbach, Iowa kingdom University"Prepare to be boarded! L?wenheim can provide a vital constructivist educational on nice strength sovereignty and authority. An highbrow swashbuckler!"—Rodney Bruce corridor, Oxford University"Rejecting preventive warfare for ethical consistency and simply behavior, a desirable dialogue of pirates, terrorists, and revenge."—Jon Mercer, college of WashingtonOded L?wenheim is Lecturer within the division of diplomacy on the Hebrew college of Jerusalem.

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The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

By Carol Lynch Williams

Thirteen-year-old Kyra has grown up in an remoted neighborhood with no wondering the truth that her father has 3 other halves and she or he has twenty brothers and sisters, with extra at the method. that's, with out wondering them much---if you don’t count number her mystery visits to the cellular Library on Wheels to learn forbidden books, or her conferences with Joshua, the boy she hopes to settle on for herself rather than having a guy selected for her. but if the Prophet decrees that she needs to marry her sixty-year-old uncle---who already has six wives---Kyra needs to make a determined selection within the face of violence and her personal fears of wasting her kin eternally.

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Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing by Cynthia Enloe

By Cynthia Enloe

Maneuvers takes readers on a world journey of the sprawling approach known as "militarization." along with her incisive verve and moxie, eminent feminist Cynthia Enloe indicates that the folks who develop into militarized will not be simply the most obvious ones--executives and manufacturing facility flooring employees who make fighter planes, land mines, and intercontinental missiles. also they are the staff of nutrition businesses, toy businesses, garments businesses, movie studios, inventory brokerages, and advertisements enterprises. Militarization is rarely gender-neutral, Enloe claims: it's a own and political transformation that will depend on rules approximately femininity and masculinity. movies that equate motion with conflict, condoms which are designed with a camouflage development, models that remember brass buttons and epaulettes, tomato soup that comprises pasta formed like big name Wars weapons--all of those give a contribution to militaristic values that mildew our tradition in either conflict and peace.Presenting new and groundbreaking fabric that builds on Enloe's acclaimed paintings in Does Khaki develop into You? and Bananas, seashores, and Bases, Maneuvers takes a world examine the politics of masculinity, nationalism, and globalization. Enloe levels largely from Japan to Korea, Serbia, Kosovo, Rwanda, Britain, Israel, the USA, and plenty of issues in among. She covers a large number of matters: gays within the army, the heritage of "camp followers," the politics of ladies who've sexually serviced male squaddies, married lifestyles within the army, army nurses, and the recruitment of girls into the army. One bankruptcy titled "When infantrymen Rape" explores the numerous points of the problem in nations similar to Chile, the Philippines, Okinawa, Rwanda, and the United States.Enloe outlines the dilemmas feminists worldwide face in attempting to craft theories and techniques that aid militarized ladies, in the community and across the world, with no unwittingly being militarized themselves. She explores the complex militarized reports of girls as prostitutes, as rape sufferers, as moms, as better halves, as nurses, and as feminist activists, and he or she uncovers the "maneuvers" that army officers and their civilian supporters have made with the intention to make sure that each one of those teams of girls consider designated and separate.

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The Complete Guide to Personal Finance. For Teenagers and by Tamsen Butler

By Tamsen Butler

Teenage and younger grownup spending has propelled to $172 billion consistent with 12 months, in line with teen study limitless. it sort of feels fairly visible that they know the way to spend funds, yet do they know the way to avoid wasting it?

Even even though the annual spending jumped $50 billion, two-thirds of adolescents and twenty-somethings are nonetheless concerned with their own finance scenario. And whereas young ones yield monstrous spending strength, many lack the monetary wisdom essential to deal with their cash wisely.

Written for teenagers and teenagers, The whole advisor to non-public Finance for teens and school Students will convey easy methods to get and deal with credits, make and keep on with the cheap, and the way to figure out your wishes as opposed to your wishes. you are going to tips on how to pay for a motor vehicle, keep for faculty, and the way to prevent the pressures of consumerism and customary monetary mistakes.

You also will research which funding suggestions are most sensible for a more youthful new release. you are going to research the fundamentals of taxes, tests, debit...

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Gendering the field : towards sustainable livelihoods for by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

By Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

The chapters during this e-book provide concrete examples from around the globe to teach how group livelihoods in mineral-rich tracts may be extra sustainable via totally integrating gender issues into all points of the connection among mining practices and mine affected groups. by way of the mining and the mine-affected groups via a gender lens, the authors point out quite a few useful suggestions to mitigate the affects of mining on women's livelihoods with out undermining women's voice and standing in the mine-affected groups. The time period 'field' within the name of this quantity isn't constrained to the open-cut pits of huge scale mining operations that are male-dominated places of work, or with mining as a masculine, capital-intensive undefined, but in addition connotes the broader diversity of mineral extractive practices that are performed informally by way of men and women of artisanal groups at a lot smaller geographical scales in the course of the mineral-rich tracts of poorer nations.

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