Social Science

New Generation Draws the Line

Author: Noam Chomsky

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

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How do we understand the role and ethics of humanitarian intervention in today’s world? This expanded and updated edition is timely as the West weighs intervention in Libyan civil war. Discussions of Libyan intervention involved the international principle of “the right to protect” (R2P). Chomsky dissects the meaning and uses of this international instrument in a new chapter. Other chapters from the book help readers understand the West’s uses and abuses of “humanitarian intervention,” which is not always what it seems, including detailed studies of East Timor and Kosovo.
History

A New Generation Draws the Line

Author: Noam Chomsky

Publisher: Paradigm Pub

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 176

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Previous edition issued with subtitle: Kosovo, East Timor, and the standards of the West. London; New York: Verso, c2001.
Political Science

#NeverAgain

Author: David Hogg

Publisher: Random House

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 176

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement. On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, the world changed. By the next morning, with seventeen classmates and faculty dead, they had joined the leadership of a movement to save their own lives, and the lives of all other young people in America. It's a leadership position they did not seek, and did not want--but events gave them no choice. The morning after the massacre, David Hogg told CNN: "We're children. You guys are the adults. You need to take some action and play a role. Work together. Get over your politics and get something done." This book is a manifesto for the movement begun that day, one that has already changed America--with voices of a new generation that are speaking truth to power, and are determined to succeed where their elders have failed. With moral force and clarity, a new generation has made it clear that problems previously deemed unsolvable due to powerful lobbies and political cowardice will be theirs to solve. Born just after Columbine and raised amid seemingly endless war and routine active shooter drills, this generation now says, Enough. This book is their statement of purpose, and the story of their lives. It is the essential guide to the #NeverAgain movement.
History

Strategic Terror

Author: Beau Grosscup

Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 240

View: 733

Presenting a global history of aerial bombardment, this book shows how certain European powers initiated aerial bombardment of civilians after World War I, and how it was an instrument of choice in World War II. Beau Grosscup shows that such methods, used initially as a means of terrorizing native populations in Africa and the Middle East, have become the primary form of terrorism in more recent decades. While such 'strategic terror' is not classed as 'terrorism' in the West, this reflects an unwillingness to confront the human costs and immorality of aerial bombardment. Grosscup argues that if terrorism is to be diminished, the role of aerial bombing in sustaining global violence must be recognized.
Fiction

Draw the Line

Author: Nicole Grey

Publisher: Zebra Books

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 223

View: 947

Janis, Cassandra, Natalie, Stephanie, and Maria, all juniors at Seven Pines High School in Chandler, Washington, are a dynamic group of friends facing typical teenage problems.
Biography & Autobiography

Contemporary Musicians

Author: Luann Brennan

Publisher: Contemporary Musicians

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 325

View: 574

Recent developments in molecular and computational methods have made it possible to identify the genetic basis of any biological trait, and have led to spectacular advances in the study of human disease. This book provides an overview of the concepts and methods needed to understand the genetic basis of biological traits, including disease, in humans. Using examples of qualitative and quantitative phenotypes, Professor Weiss shows how genetic variation may be quantified, and how relationships between genotype and phenotype may be inferred. This book will appeal to many biologists and biological anthropologists interested in the genetic basis of biological traits, as well as to epidemiologists, biomedical scientists, human geneticists and molecular biologists.
Industrial management

Factory

Author:

Publisher:

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Category: Industrial management

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View: 842

Computers

The Waite Group's Turbo C Bible

Author: Nabajyoti Barkakati

Publisher: Sams

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 921

View: 496

A complete user-friendly reference for programmers using Borland's Turbo C compiler. The purpose, syntax, example calls, includes, common uses, returns, comments, cautions and pitfalls, and cross-reference for each function is explained. Includes graphics and debugger features.
Architectural drawing

Architectural Drafting

Author: Carl Lars Svensen

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Architectural drawing

Page: 206

View: 792