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Michael Asimow, Michael J. Strumwasser, Herbert F. Bolz, and Laurine E. Tuleja
The Rutter Group California Practice Guide: Administrative Law is the authoritative resource for successfully handling agency cases from investigations through administrative hearings and judicial appeals, as well as navigating the rulemaking process, open meetings laws, and the California Public Records Act.
This is the first-ever practice guide to bring together all substantive and procedural aspects of California administrative law. It is a "how-to" comprehensive work for both lawyers representing clients before state and local agencies and lawyers representing those agencies – including agencies regulating businesses and professions, as well as land use, and those administering environmental laws and adjudicating disputes over public employment and public benefits. Essential practice-tested forms are included.
Although public service is a noble calling, the process of getting there is not always so noble. As we all know, politics can be an ugly, nasty business. Pretty much everyone who runs for public office believes that he or she is ethical, however in the heat of the battle it is easy to have ethical lapses encouraged by such rationalizations as, “If I don’t win, I won’t be able to do all of the good things that I have planned for my community” or, “That other guy is bad news and if he wins the community will suffer.” In other words, we argue, the ends justify the means. The purpose of this guidebook is to give tips and advice on how to run an ethical political campaign in order to maintain the integrity of our electoral process and the trust of the people in those who would govern. The book will cover the primary areas in which your campaign will likely have to make ethical choices. The guide will also provide nuts and bolts advice on how to create an ethical campaign organization. This book is called a field guide because it is designed to be a ready reference for when you confront the inevitable ethical dilemmas on the campaign trail.
Keith Anderson and Elizabeth Drescher
Six years ago, the original Click2Save's breakthrough introduction to adopting social media for ministry energized outreach and was embraced across denominations by seminaries and churches, as well as by both graduate and undergraduate religious studies and theology programs. But six years is a long time in the digital world, so now it's time for a reboot! Revised and updated, Click2Save REBOOT covers the increasing sophistication and importance of mobile computing and leads readers through the changes and additions to social media platforms that are currently shaping how we communicate with, connect withand can offer Christ-centered care to one another: Facebook and Twitter, at the center of the first edition, have changed dramatically. Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc. have made images and video much more central. Innovative, often sophisticated voices are overtaking the blog form. Podcasting has become elegant and accessible to the masses through SoundCloud and similar hosting platforms, while Pokémon Go popularized augmented reality even sometimes leading players into churchyards in their hunt. From their research and personal experience, the authors offer guidance on coping with and getting the most out of this evolving revolution.
Gay Stewart, Roger Freedman, Todd Ruckell, and Philip R. Kesten
College Physics for the AP® Physics 1 Course is the first textbook to integrate AP® skill-building and exam prep into a comprehensive college-level textbook, providing students and teachers with the resources they need to be successful in AP® Physics 1. Throughout the textbook you’ll find AP Exam Tips, AP® practice problems, and complete AP® Practice Exams, with each section of the textbook offering a unique skill-building approach. Strong media offerings include online homework with built-in tutorials to provide just-in-time feedback. College Physics provides students with the support they need to be successful on the AP® exam and in the college classroom.
Tseming Yang, Anastasia Telesetsky, Lin Harmon-Walker, and Robert V. Percival
Written by leading scholars and experts with extensive practice and teaching experience in the field, Comparative and Global Environmental Law and Policy offers a student-friendly approach to the study of a rapidly evolving and important area of law. Its multi-jurisdictional selection of judicial opinions and legal materials introduces students to the worldwide reach of environmental law. Through its substance, the book familiarizes students not only with governing and emerging legal principles but also demonstrates how legal norms are applied to specific issues and contexts, illustrating how law-on-the-books becomes law-in-action. Student understanding is reinforced by problem exercises and discussion questions.
Christina Soto van der Plas
“En Curaçao habitan las anécdotas, expulsadas de la historia y la economía moderna. No tiene uso, no tienen cabida” Como ocurre con los otros regionalismos, la identidad latinoamericana es una ficción ensamblada con partes heterogéneas.
En Curaçao: costa de cemento, pueblo de prisión, libro ganador del Premio Nacional de Crónica Joven Ricardo Garibay 2019, Christina Soto van der Plas elige a la pequeña isla antillana para diseccionar, con una prosa dura y exacta, la construcción identitaria.
Mientras que la primera parte del libro se sirve del ensayo histórico, la segunda utiliza transcripciones que se convierten en la mirada crítica del libro. Estamos ante un experimento literario destinado a abrir sendas creativas.
Design of reinforced concrete buildings for seismic performance: practical deterministic and probabilistic approaches
Mark Aschheim, Enrique Hernández-Montes, and Dimitrios Vamvatsikos
The costs of inadequate earthquake engineering are huge, especially for reinforced concrete buildings. This book presents the principles of earthquake-resistant structural engineering, and uses the latest tools and techniques to give practical design guidance to address single or multiple seismic performance levels.
It presents an elegant, simple and theoretically coherent design framework. Required strength is determined on the basis of an estimated yield displacement and desired limits of system ductility and drift demands. A simple deterministic approach is presented along with its elaboration into a probabilistic treatment that allows for design to limit annual probabilities of failure. The design method allows the seismic force resisting system to be designed on the basis of elastic analysis results, while nonlinear analysis is used for performance verification. Detailing requirements of ACI 318 and Eurocode 8 are presented. Students will benefit from the coverage of seismology, structural dynamics, reinforced concrete, and capacity design approaches, which allows the book to be used as a foundation text in earthquake engineering.
Eduardo Fernandez and Deborah Ross
This book narrates a reflexive account of the "doing" of contextual theology at the Jesuit School of Theology (JST) of Santa Clara University. The collection explores practicing contextual theology in the classroom and beyond, in service, international immersions, interreligious dialogue, and mission.
This collection narrates the story of contextual theology at JST: how the School came to select this theological method and how it guides the vision and mission of the School; how contextual theology shapes pedagogy and work in the classroom; how contextual theology and education flourish in ministerial praxis in the local intercultural San Francisco Bay Area; and more.
Edward W. Blyden's Intellectual Transformations: Afropublicanism, Pan-Africanism, Islam, and the Indigenous West African Church
Harry N. K. Odamtten
Distinguished by its multidisciplinary dexterity, this book is a masterfully woven reinterpretation of the life, travels, and scholarship of Edward W. Blyden, arguably the most influential Black intellectual of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It traces Blyden’s various moments of intellectual transformation through the multiple lenses of ethnicity, race, religion, and identity in the historical context of Atlantic exchanges, the Back-to-Africa movement, colonialism, and the global Black intellectual movement. In this book Blyden is shown as an African public intellectual who sought to reshape ideas about Africa circulating in the Atlantic world. The author also highlights Blyden’s contributions to different public spheres in Europe, in the Jewish Diaspora, in the Muslim and Christian world of West Africa, and among Blacks in the United States. Additionally, this book places Blyden at the pinnacle of Afropublicanism in order to emphasize his public intellectualism, his rootedness in the African historical experience, and the scholarship he produced about Africa and the African Diaspora. As Blyden is an important contributor to African studies, among other disciplines, this volume makes for critical scholarly reading.
Federal Administrative Adjudication Outside the Administrative Procedure ActTide the Administrative Procedure Act
This project examines federal administrative adjudication that is not subject to the adjudicatory provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (i.e., non-APA adjudication) and takes the form of a sourcebook for agencies, Congress, the federal judiciary, and the public. It draws on the Federal Administrative Adjudication project and database and builds on the Evidentiary Hearings Not Required by the Administrative Procedure Act project. It provides a comprehensive overview and cross-cutting analysis of non-APA adjudication. It examines, among other things, the structure of the initial adjudication and any appeals; pre-hearing, hearing, and post-hearing procedures; the types of adjudicators used; and the case loads at individual agencies. It relies in part on case studies to flesh out the overarching findings.
David B. Gray
This is the second volume of the annotated translation of Tsong Khapa’s Illumination of the Hidden Meaning (sbas don kun gsal), a magnificent commentary on the Cakrasamvara Tantra.
This is the first English translation of this important work, which marked a milestone in the Tibetan understanding and practice of the Indian Buddhist tantras. It covers the vows, observances, and conduct of the initiated yogi, particularly in relation to the yoginis, whose favor he must cultivate. It describes in great detail the rites of the tradition, including homa fire sacrifice and the uses of the mantras of the mandala’s main deities. The author provides a trilingual English-Tibetan-Sanskrit glossary.
Together with the present author’s related publications in this series—including a translation of the Cakrasamvara root tantra (2007) and critical editions of its Sanskrit and Tibetan texts (2012), and the first volume of this master Tibetan commentary (2017)—the reader will have the first full study of this important tantra available in English.
This is a casebook for students learning Internet Law, but other people interested in Internet Law may find it interesting. The book covers jurisdiction, contracts, trespass to chattels, intellectual property (copyright, trademarks and domain names), pornography, defamation and other information torts (including limits on web host liability), privacy, spam and the legal issues applicable to blogs and social media. Please note that some of the printed images may be a little blurry. While I’ve done my best to make the hard copy version of the book useful to you, the hard copy is missing some features, such as color images, clickable links and keyword searching.
Akhee Jamiel Howell-Williams
This book is an extension of my vocation: guiding others through the college search process. It is intended to help students, parents, educators and allies be better informed as to the benefits of being educated, and the path or paths one can take in achieving an education.
It is intended to demystify and explain what has become complicated and complex; to reduce this process to its simplest form. The purpose of this book is to show everyone that finding, selecting, and going to college is not, in fact, rocket science.
James F. Keenan and Matthew J. Gaudet
This volume is intended to fill lacunae in the fields of Christian ethics and higher education studies. Prior to this volume, there were a few scattered scholarly pieces on Christian ethics and academic contingency, but the vast majority of work done on the topic limited to journalism and advocacy. Our hope is that this volume bot h engenders further conversation on the ethics of contingency and becomes the scholarly foundation of many future conversations.
James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner
Drawing on the same pioneering research that formed the foundation of their classic bestseller The Leadership Challenge (over 2.7 million copies sold), James Kouzes and Barry Posner offer a set of leadership skills and practices that will make a significant difference in every area of higher education—faculty, administration, library services, career counseling, auxiliary services, campus safety, and more. It’s about the behaviors that leaders, regardless of their position, use to transform values into actions, visions into realities, obstacles into innovations, segments into solidarity, and risks into rewards.
Kouzes and Posner tell the leadership story from the inside and move outward, describing it first as a personal journey and then as mobilizing others to want to do things they have never done before. The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership is the operating system for this adventure. Leadership in Higher Education explains the fundamental principles that support these practices and provides case examples of people in higher education who demonstrate each one.
A core theme that weaves its way through all the chapters is that, whether it’s one to one or one to many, leadership is a relationship between those who aspire to lead and those who choose to follow. We need leaders who can unite us and ignite us. This book lights the way.
Sara Soledad Garcia
Este trabajo abarca mas de una década de colaboración con un numeroso grupo de investigadores y educadores en los Estados Unidos y México. Los estudios ambientales se han intensificado en la ultima década, debido a los cruciales cambios climáticos globales. Con base a la nueva critica teórica sobre esta disciplina, el presente estudio, iniciado con la sequía, y la necesidad de educar a las comunidades afectadas por los devastadores resultados, ha contribuido a profundizar los esfuerzos de la educación ambiental con la base principal de una ética colaborativa, llevada a la praxis hacia el cambio social.
Jeremy Schulz, Laura Robinson, Aneka Khilnani, John Baldwin, Heloisa Pait, Apryl A. Williams, Jenny Davis, and Gabe Ignatow
Sponsored by the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology section of the American Sociological Association (CITAMS), Volume 19 of Emerald Studies in Media and Communications draws on global case studies that examine media use by millennials. By bringing together contributors and case studies from four continents to examine millennial digital media practices, the volume charts out multiple dimensions of Gen Y’s digital media engagements: smartphone use among Israelis, the activities of Brazilian youths in LAN houses, selfies in the New Zealand context, and American millennials engaged in a variety of digital pursuits ranging from seeking employment, to content creation, to gaming, to consuming news and political content. Through these case studies we see parallels in the mediated millennial experience across key digital venues including Twitter and YouTube, and MMOs. None-the-less, contributors also prompt us to keep in mind the importance of those millennials without equal access to resources who must rely on public venues such as libraries and LAN Houses. Across these venues and arenas of practice, the research provides an important collection of research shedding important light on the first generation growing up with the normative expectation to perform digital identity work, create visual culture, and engage in the digital public sphere.
This is a book on metaethics—in particular, an inquiry into the metaphysical foundations of morality. After carefully exploring the metaphysical commitments, or lack thereof, of the leading versions of moral anti-realism, Kulp develops a new and in-depth theory of moral realism. Starting with the firm recognition of the importance of our common sense belief that we possess a great deal of moral knowledge—that, for example, some acts are objectively right and some objectively wrong—the book goes on to examine the metaphysical grounds of various skeptical responses to this perspective. In great part, the book is devoted to developing a version of realist metaethics: specifically, developing in detail realist theories of moral truth, moral facts, and moral properties.Concluding with the rejection of prominent contemporary forms of moral anti-realism, Kulp presents a rigorous non-naturalistic theory of moral realism, and a vindication of the basic commitments of commonsense moral thought.
During my teaching career for 25 years at Santa Clara University, I found a rather interesting yet engaging way to make a point to my students. I would pause and tell a story with animal actors, especially a monkey among them. These stories are short but full of wit and wisdom to help students develop good study habits and to become successful in their careers. Not all of them are my original stories. Although some of them are made from my imagination, others have been adapted from folk tales and have been given a little bit of a spin to bring out a moral to each story.
C. Bradford Biddle, Jorge L. Contreras, Brian J. Love, and Norman V. Siebrasse
Through a collaboration among twenty legal scholars from eleven countries in North America, Europe and Asia, Patent Remedies and Complex Products presents an international consensus on the use of patent remedies for complex products such as smartphones, computer networks and the Internet of Things. It covers the application of both monetary remedies like reasonable royalties, lost profits, and enhanced damages, as well as injunctive relief. Readers will also learn about the effect of competition laws and agreements to license standards-essential patents on terms that are 'fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory' (FRAND) on patent remedies. Where national values and policy make consensus difficult, contributors discuss the nature and direction of further research required to resolve disagreements.
This is an introductory book on PySpark.
This book is about PySpark: Python API for Spark.
Apache Spark is an analytics engine for large-scale
data processing. Spark is the open source cluster
computing system that makes data analytics fast
to write and fast to run. This book provides a
large set of recipes for implementing big data
processing and analytics using Spark and Python.
The goal of this book is to show working examples
in PySpark so that you can do your ETL and
analytics easier. You may cut and paste examples to
deliver your applications in PySpark.
This book introduces PySpark (Python API for Spark).
You can use PySpark to tackle big datasets quickly
through simple APIs in Python. You will learn how to
express parallel tasks and computations with just a
few lines of code, and cover applications from ETL,
simple batch jobs to stream processing and machine
With this book, you may dive into Spark capabilities
such as RDDs (resilient distributed datasets),
DataFrames (data as a table of rows and columns),
in memory caching, and the interactive PySpark
shell, where you may leverage Spark's powerful built
in libraries, including Spark SQL, Spark Streaming,
In this book, you will learn Spark's transformations
and actions by a set of well-defined and working
examples. All examples are tested and working: this
means that you can copy-cut-paste to your desired
PySpark applications. Writing PySpark is much easier
than writing Spark applications in Java and PySpark
applications are not bulky at all when compared to
Jerrold Lee Shapiro and Terence Patterson
Real-World Couple Counseling and Therapy: An Introductory Guide provides practitioners with an inclusive exploration of the unique features, challenges, and opportunities of contemporary couple counseling. Integrating CBT, existential, and systems approaches, and based on best available research, the text offers guidelines for beginning couple therapists along with breadth and depth of coverage. Comprehensive and pragmatic, it examines the essence of the field: assessment, ethics, treatment planning, effective interventions, pitfalls, and best practices.
Rich with lively examples, vignettes, and dialogues throughout, several unique features are synthesized throughout the text: a perspective from almost a century of experience doing and teaching graduate-level couple therapy, a unique connection between stages of development and appropriate interventions, an integrated exploration of the effects of culture and gender, a unique focus on male clients in couple work, and the “point-counterpoint” perspectives of CBT and existential approaches. Real-World Couple Counseling and Therapy contains essential information for 21st century practitioners and is ideal for graduate courses and practitioners in counseling, therapy, and social work.
Eugene R. Schlesinger
In a context of scandal and decline, the Christian church cannot afford to do business as usual. It must regain its bearings and clarify its nature and purpose. Sacrificing the Church provides this clarity by returning to the church’s foundation: Jesus Christ and him crucified. It presents an ecclesiological vision in which every aspect of the church’s life flows from and expresses the one sacrifice of Christ. This sacrifice is the basis of every ecclesial experience, the form and content of the church’s life, a life which shares in the eternal Trinitarian life of God. By and as Christ’s sacrifice we are introduced into the divine life. This participation plays out in three key areas, which set the church’s agenda in the contemporary world: its worship of God (Mass), mission to the world (mission), and efforts toward the unity of all people, beginning with divided Christians (ecumenism).
Elaine Howard Ecklund, David R. Johnson, Brandon Vaidyanathan, Kirstin R.W. Matthews, Steven W. Lewis, Robert A. Thomson Jr., and Di Di
Do scientists see conflict between science and faith? Which cultural factors shape the attitudes of scientists toward religion? Can scientists help show us a way to build collaboration between scientific and religious communities, if such collaborations are even possible?
To answer these questions and more, the authors of Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion completed the most comprehensive international study of scientists' attitudes toward religion ever undertaken, surveying more than 20,000 scientists and conducting in-depth interviews with over 600 of them. From this wealth of data, the authors extract the real story of the relationship between science and religion in the lives of scientists around the world. The book makes four key claims: there are more religious scientists than we might think; religion and science overlap in scientific work; scientists - even atheist scientists - see spirituality in science; and finally, the idea that religion and science must conflict is primarily an invention of the West. Throughout, the book couples nationally representative survey data with captivating stories of individual scientists, whose experiences highlight these important themes in the data. Secularity and Science leaves inaccurate assumptions about science and religion behind, offering a new, more nuanced understanding of how science and religion interact and how they can be integrated for the common good.
Self-Service Analytics Simplified: How to Plan and Implement will introduce you to self-service analytics (SSA), which aims to make business users less dependent on IT for their reporting and analytics needs. This book, which teaches how to plan and implement an SSA project, will appeal to a broad range of users including senior executives, business and IT managers, project managers, data analysts, business analysts, developers, casual users, as well as IT professionals. The topics covered in Self-Service Analytics Simplified: How to Plan and Implement include an introduction to self-service analytics, relationship with BI, benefits for different types of users, readiness assessment, planning, data-related topics including metadata and data pipelining, architecture, tools, requirements, implementation, data governance, security, training, data and user onboarding, and barriers to adoption, as well as challenges, best practices, lessons, and tips.
Arthur S. Leonard and Patricia A. Cain
Legal issues arising from the sexual diversity of our society are front and center in many legal fields. The Supreme Court, which selectively controls its docket, now considers sexuality-related cases almost every term, and the pace of litigation in lower courts keeps increasing. Responding to the surge of new developments, the authors have reorganized the front end of the book to emphasize the diversity of issues by providing a chronological journey through the Supreme Court’s treatment of sexuality law issues from the middle of the twentieth century to the present. Chapters on sexual orientation and gender identity issues in the lower courts follow. The family law chapters have been reworked to account for the decisions in Windsor and Obergefell and the numerous issues that have arisen since implementation of these cases began. The final chapter concludes with selected topics on subjects yet to receive Supreme Court review.
A distinctly Indigenous form of landscape representation is emerging in the creations of contemporary Indigenous artists from North America. For centuries, landscape painting in European art typically used representational strategies such as single-point perspective to lure viewers―and settlers―into the territories of the old and new worlds. In the twentieth century, abstract expressionism transformed painting to encompass something beyond the visual world, and later, minimalism and the Land Art movement broadened the genre of landscape art to include sculptural forms and site-specific installations.
In Shifting Grounds, art historian Kate Morris argues that Indigenous artists are expanding, reconceptualizing, and remaking the forms of the genre still further, expressing Indigenous attitudes toward land and belonging even as they draw upon mainstream art practices. The resulting works are rarely if ever primarily visual representations, but instead evoke all five senses: from the overt sensuality of Kay WalkingStick's tactile paintings to the eerie soundscapes of Alan Michelson's videos and Postcommodity's installations to the immersive environments of Kent Monkman's dioramas, this landscape art resonates with a fully embodied and embedded subjectivity.
In the works of these and many other Native artists, Shifting Grounds explores themes of presence and absence, connection and dislocation, survival and vulnerability, memory and commemoration, and power and resistance, illuminating the artists' sustained engagement not only with land and landscape but also with the history of representation itself.
William J. Prior
Socrates is one the most important thinkers in western philosophy, yet he remains enigmatic, having left behind no works of his own. Instead, his thought is understood primarily through the work of his followers, particularly Plato. Yet Plato's dialogues can offer conflicting portraits of Socrates. On the one hand, he is portrayed as “barren of wisdom”: he has questions but no answers. On the other, he appears to be “fertile”: he has important things to say about those questions. Can he be both?
Although Plato’s works focus on Socrates' questions, not his answers, a careful reading can reveal many of Socrates’ likely views. In this accessible introduction, William Prior assesses Socrates the man, his famous trial, and the nature of his philosophy. He explores Socrates' intellectualism, conception of the good life, his religious views and his thoughts concerning justice. All the way through, Prior reflects on Socrates’ distinctive method of asking questions, and the enormous influence he has had on philosophy to this day.