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Grievances Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Ethridge
Editor: NewSouth Books
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For more than twenty years, the murder of a thirteen-year-year-old boy during racial unrest in rural South Carolina has gone unpunished, unsolved, even uninvestigated. But that changes when Charlotte Times reporter Matt Harper sits down with a fellow who shows up in the newsroom, a guy with a grievance. As he struggles with his journalistic legacy, Harper comes to understand why the investigation must be pursued and why he must be the one to do it—despite the opposition of his publisher, violent threats from mysterious forces who do not want the story told, and the fact that his father is dying. Set in the rich scenery of a Savannah River town that time and justice have forgotten, Grievances is a story of newspapers, murder, and of redemption—for a small Southern town and for Matt Harper.


Grievances Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Ethridge
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For more than twenty years, the murder of a thirteen-year-year-old boy during racial unrest in rural South Carolina has gone unpunished, unsolved, even uninvestigated. But that changes when Charlotte Times reporter Matt Harper sits down with a fellow who shows up in the newsroom, a guy with a grievance. As he struggles with his journalistic legacy, Harper comes to understand why the investigation must be pursued and why he must be the one to do it—despite the opposition of his publisher, violent threats from mysterious forces who do not want the story told, and the fact that his father is dying. Set in the rich scenery of a Savannah River town that time and justice have forgotten, Grievances is a story of newspapers, murder, and of redemption—for a small Southern town and for Matt Harper.

Grievances and Public Protests

Grievances and Public Protests Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martín Portos
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030534057
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Grievances and Public Protests by Martín Portos Summary

This book sheds light on the role that grievances play for mobilisation dynamics in a context of material deprivation. Why do people protest? To what extent do grievances account for the varying size of protest events over time? Covering different levels of analysis, the author argues that effects of socioeconomic aspects (both objective-material deprivation and subjective-attitudinal grievances) are mediated by political attitudes, especially political dissatisfaction. He develops a framework to account for the dynamics, trajectory and timing of the cycle of contention that unfolded in Spain in the shadow of the Great Recession, contributing not only to the field of social movement studies but to our broader understanding of European politics, political sociology, political economy and economic sociology.

Natural Resource Governance, Grievances and Conflict

Natural Resource Governance, Grievances and Conflict Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Janine Romero Valenzuela
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3658272368
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Janine Romero Valenzuela analyses the Bolivian lithium program in the largest empirical study to date with a focus on local perspectives and governance, identifying grievances and conflict dimensions. The case study shows that it is particularly an altered governance approach, the local trust in government and the high expectations that the Morales administration could create around lithium that influence local viewpoints. By applying the meaningful grievance concept on the local level, the book supports a further refinement of theories on a resource-governance-conflict-link.

Complaints and Grievances in Psychotherapy

Complaints and Grievances in Psychotherapy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Fiona Palmer Barnes
Editor: Routledge
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Complaints and Grievances in Psychotherapy by Fiona Palmer Barnes Summary

What is good practice when handling a complaint? What is the ethical basis of such practice? Fiona Palmer-Barnes pays equal attention to both these issues which are essential for psychotherapists and counsellors practising today. Drawing on her considerable experience of managing complaints for both the British Association for Counselling and the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, she delineates the basics for putting in place a professional and ethical system of investigation and action. Illustrated by case examples, the handbook covers all aspects of complaints and grievance management: * competence * contract * confidentiality * mistakes or malpractice * principles for dealing with complaints * investigation * adjudication * sanctions * outcomes * appeals It includes useful addresses, current codes of ethics from major umbrella organizations, protocols and sample letters.

Rakne's Tale: Hearing of Grievances

Rakne's Tale: Hearing of Grievances Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Landon Porter
Editor: Paradox-Omni Entertainment
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Rakne's Tale: Hearing of Grievances by Landon Porter Summary

Every month, in a different town across the wide World of Ere, the fresh, untested initiates of the Fellowship of Assassins convene for the Hearing of Grievances. There, petitioners attempt to prove that their would-be victim deserves death and the initiates compete to prove themselves worthy to deliver that death and become a full member. Rakne nil Thraeci has seen Hearings come and go. For years, she's honed her skills and waited for her chance. When she gets it, she'll learn that not everyone falls to a simple knife in the dark. It will take guile, strength and luck to make sure she isn't the one that ends up dead in the end. Rakne's Tale: Hearing of Grievances is a 13K word short story taking place in the World of Ere, a land where high magic Fantasy and Steampunk adventure collide into a new genre called Dungeonpunk. The World of Ere is also the setting of the series Rune Breaker, the pages of which Rakne first appears.

Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine

Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan Reinarz,Rebecca Wynter
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317637623
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Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine by Jonathan Reinarz,Rebecca Wynter Summary

Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet and failings in service provision, past complaining is a vital antidote to progressive histories of health care. This book explores what has happened historically when medicine generated complaints. This multidisciplinary collection comprises contributions from leading international scholars and uses new research to develop a sophisticated understanding of the development of medicine and the role of complaints and complaining in this story. It addresses how each aspect of the medical complaint – between sciences, professions, practitioners and sectors; within politics, ethics and regulatory bodies; from interested parties and patients – has manifested in modern medicine, and how it has been defined, dealt with and resolved. A critical and interdisciplinary humanities and social science perspective grounded in historical case studies of medicine and bioethics, this volume provides the first major and comprehensive historical, comparative and policy-based examination of the area. It will be of interest to historians, sociologists, legal specialists and ethicists interested in medicine, as well as those involved in healthcare policy, practice and management.

Dickens’s Perspective on Social Grievances, Crime, and Penal Issues in the Victorian Era and Its Reflection in Oliver Twist

Dickens’s Perspective on Social Grievances, Crime, and Penal Issues in the Victorian Era and Its Reflection in Oliver Twist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nils Hübinger
Editor: GRIN Verlag
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Dickens’s Perspective on Social Grievances, Crime, and Penal Issues in the Victorian Era and Its Reflection in Oliver Twist by Nils Hübinger Summary

Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 14, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Anglistik), course: Seminar: Political Dickens, language: English, abstract: The era of Victorian England was a time of great social and reformatory transformation driven by the consequences of the industrial revolution. The metropolitan areas, particularly the city of London, underwent enormous demographic and social changes. In order to cope with crime, different legal measures were applied. Until 1815, criminality was handled according to the Bloody Code, which came close to draconian punishment. The problem of poverty was tackled with the establishment of parish workhouses under the New Poor Law. They were built to relieve the poor and segregated them from the rest of society. In the course of the 19th century public executions ceased to exist in England, prison reform was initiated, the importance of hygiene as a basic need was recognized, and the catalog of offences punished by death was significantly reduced. All of these reforms resulted from political endeavors of groups and individual people who fought for the realization of their political intentions over a long period of time. One of them was Charles Dickens. He was a political writer who engaged himself strongly in penal issues and the improvement of the social circumstances under which the poor suffered. He was an influential journalist and novelist whose writings aimed at catching the readers’ attention on an emotional level. In his life, he developed a strong, but ambivalent standpoint on issues such as prison reform and capital punishment. It was not only due to common interest that crime and punishment were matters of great concern to Dickens. In fact, it was a very personal matter for him deriving from a traumatic childhood experience. At the age of twelve his father was sent to debtors prison and his family joined him shortly after. On top of that, Dickens’s himself – still a child – had to work in a blacking warehouse in order to provide for his family. In his later life, he witnessed several executions, alterations in the administration of criminal law, prison acts and the introduction of the Metropolitan Police. These transitions contributed to the development of his critical standpoint concerning the cause of crime and the treatment of criminals. The story of Oliver Twist is Dickens’s second and probably most renowned publication. It critically deals with the social grievances of the Victorian era such as poverty and juvenile crime and contains a satirical tone, subtly attacking the social system and those who exert power over others.

Constructing Grievance

Constructing Grievance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elise Giuliano
Editor: Cornell University Press
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Constructing Grievance by Elise Giuliano Summary

Demands for national independence among ethnic minorities around the world suggest the power of nationalism. Contemporary nationalist movements can quickly attract fervent followings, but they can just as rapidly lose support. In Constructing Grievance, Elise Giuliano asks why people with ethnic identities throw their support behind nationalism in some cases but remain quiescent in others. Popular support for nationalism, Giuliano contends, is often fleeting. It develops as part of the process of political mobilization—a process that itself transforms the meaning of ethnic identity. She compares sixteen ethnic republics of the Russian Federation, where nationalist mobilization varied widely during the early 1990s despite a common Soviet inheritance. Drawing on field research in the republic of Tatarstan, socioeconomic statistical data, and a comparative discourse analysis of local newspapers, Giuliano argues that people respond to nationalist leaders after developing a group grievance. Ethnic grievances, however, are not simply present or absent among a given population based on societal conditions. Instead, they develop out of the interaction between people’s lived experiences and the specific messages that nationalist entrepreneurs put forward concerning ethnic group disadvantage. In Russia, Giuliano shows, ethnic grievances developed rapidly in certain republics in the late Soviet era when messages articulated by nationalist leaders about ethnic inequality in local labor markets resonated with people’s experience of growing job insecurity in a contracting economy. In other republics, however, where nationalist leaders focused on articulating other issues, such as cultural and language problems facing the ethnic group, group grievances failed to develop, and popular support for nationalism stalled. People with ethnic identities, Giuliano concludes, do not form political interest groups primed to support ethnic politicians and movements for national secession.

Understanding the Teacher Union Contract

Understanding the Teacher Union Contract Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Myron Lieberman
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412840644
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Unionization of teachers has led to fundamental changes in the management of education and in relations between teachers and school districts. Understanding the Teacher Union Contract explores the implications of this collective-bargaining revolution in education. Through detailed examination Lieberman shows how the kinds of provisions typically found in teacher union contracts affect the educational workplace and education reform, and how they might be revised to the benefit of students, parents, and the public. Lieberman begins with the respective roles of school district management and teacher unions. Unlike managers in the private sector, school district officials are part of a government agency that is legally responsible for operating public schools in the public interest. They must balance the interests of employees with the needs of students, taxpayers, and parents, as well as with district educational goals. Teacher unions' primary objectives are to enhance employee welfare and to promote the union as an effective organization. Unions must balance the differing needs of various groups within their membership -- for example, by resolving tensions between older teachers who want improved retirement benefits and younger teachers who might prefer more rapid salary increases. Lieberman shows how competing union and management goals play out in collective bargaining and are embodied in teacher union contracts. He argues that by developing an understanding of teacher unions, their role, and their needs, district officials and school board members can bargain more effectively and develop a productive ongoing relationship with unions. This highly readable book will be of interestnot only to school administrators and board members but also to teacher representatives, parents, taxpayers, and members of the media who report on education.

War and Peace in Somalia

War and Peace in Somalia Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Keating,Matt Waldman
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190058013
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War and Peace in Somalia by Michael Keating,Matt Waldman Summary

For the last thirty years Somalia has experienced violence and upheaval. Today, the international effort to help Somalis build a federal state and achieve stability is challenged by deep-rooted grievances, local conflicts and a powerful insurgency led by Al-Shabaab. Consisting of forty-four chapters by conflict resolution specialists and the world's leading experts on Somalia, this volume constitutes a unique compendium of insights into the insurgency and its impact. War and Peace in Somalia explores the legacies of past violence, especially impunity, illegitimacy and exclusion, and the need for national reconciliation. Drawing on decades of experience and months of field research, the contributors throw light on diverse forms of local conflict, its interrelated causes, and what can be done about it. They share original research on the role of women, men and youth in the conflict, and present new insight into Al-Shabaab--particularly the group's multi-dimensional strategy, the motivations of its fighters, their foreign links, and the prospects for engagement. This ground-breaking volume illuminates the war in Somalia, and sets out what can and should be done to bring it to an end. For policymakers and researchers covering Somalia, East Africa, extremism or conflict resolution, this is a must-read.

Governance & Grievance

Governance & Grievance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Miriam J. Levy
Editor: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9780911198867
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Governance & Grievance by Miriam J. Levy Summary

Governance and Grievance touches on various aspects of Habsburg domestic policy, focusing on how the rulers influenced and were influenced by developments in both Italian and German Tyrol, and how they used to advantage the competing regional interests.

Medicare Part D

Medicare Part D Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathleen M. King
Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437909175
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Medicare Part D by Kathleen M. King Summary

Medicare Part I coverage is provided through plan sponsors that contract with CMS. As of April 2008, 26 million beneficiaries were enrolled in Part D. When beneficiaries encounter problems with Part D, they can either file a complaint with CMS or a grievance with their plan sponsors. CMS tracks complaints data and plan sponsors report data on grievances. This report provides info. on: (1) complaints and what they indicate about beneficiaries¿ experiences with Part D; (2) whether grievances data provide additional insight about beneficiaries¿ experiences; and (3) CMS¿s oversight of the complaints and grievances processes. Illus. (This report was changed as of 7/1/08 to add Appendix II, which is the agency comment letter that was left out of the report.)

“Israeli-Arab” Political Mobilization

“Israeli-Arab” Political Mobilization Pdf/ePub eBook Author: N. Shoughry
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137083670
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“Israeli-Arab” Political Mobilization by N. Shoughry Summary

This book examines the political mobilization of 'Israeli-Arabs,' Palestinian citizens of Israel. By examining the events, context, and effects of Land Day 1976 and Habbat October 2000, and combining them with original research and interviews, the author presents fresh insights into Palestinian political mobilization against Israeli injustices.


Loveability Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Holden, Ph.D.
Editor: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401941648
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Loveability by Robert Holden, Ph.D. Summary

"Love is your destiny. It is the purpose of your life. It is the key to your happiness and to the evolution of the world." Loveability is a meditation on love. It addresses the most important thing you will ever learn. All the happiness, health, and abundance you experience in life comes from your ability to love and be loved. This ability is innate, not acquired. Robert Holden is the creator of a unique program on love called Loveability, which he teaches worldwide. He has helped thousands of people to transform their experience of love. "Love is the real work of your life," says Robert. "As you release the blocks to love you flourish even more in your relationships, work, and life." In Loveability, Robert weaves a beautiful mix of timeless principles and helpful practices about the nature of true love. With great intimacy and warmth, he shares stories, conversations, meditations, and poetry that have inspired him in his personal inquiry on love. Key themes include: • Your destiny is not just to find love; it is to be the most loving person you can be. • Self-love is how you are meant to feel about yourself. It is the key to loving others. • When you think something is missing in a relationship, it is probably you. • Forgiveness helps you to see that love has never hurt you; it is only your misperceptions of love that hurt. • The greatest influence you can have in any situation is to be the presence of love.

Labor Relations in the Public Sector

Labor Relations in the Public Sector Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Richard C. Kearney,Patrice M. Mareschal
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351561251
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Labor Relations in the Public Sector by Richard C. Kearney,Patrice M. Mareschal Summary

Since publication of the fourth edition of Labor Relations in the Public Sector, public sector unions have encountered strong headwinds in many parts of the U.S. Membership is falling in some jurisdictions, public opinion has shifted against the unions, and political forces are leaning against them. Retaining the structure that made the previous editions so popular, this fifth edition incorporates a complete round of updates, particularly sections on recent trends in membership figures, new legislation, and new politics as they influence bargaining rights. See What’s New in the Fifth Edition: Up to date examination and analysis of public sector labor relations and collective bargaining Important changes in the public labor relations and unionization landscape Updated analysis of the financial and human resource outcomes of collective bargaining in the public sector Collective bargaining institutions and processes in government Completely updated in terms of the scholarly and professional literature and relevant events, the new edition identifies and explains the implications of the new collective bargaining environment, including financial and human resource management issues and outcomes. As in previous editions, collective bargaining and labor relations are addressed at all levels of government, with comparisons to the private and nonprofit sectors. Designed to be classroom friendly, it includes discussions of the most recent literature and case studies as well as end-of-chapter assignments and quizzes. Practical tips and advice are offered for those engaged in collective bargaining and labor relations.

The Oxford Handbook of Conflict Management in Organizations

The Oxford Handbook of Conflict Management in Organizations Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William K. Roche,Paul Teague,Alexander J. S. Colvin
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019162456X
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The Oxford Handbook of Conflict Management in Organizations by William K. Roche,Paul Teague,Alexander J. S. Colvin Summary

New ways of managing conflict are increasingly important features of work and employment in organizations. In the book the world's leading scholars in the field examine a range of innovative alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practices, drawing on international research and scholarship and covering both case studies of major exemplars and developments in countries in different parts of the global economy. Developments in the management of individual and collective conflict at work are addressed, as are innovations in both unionized and non-union organizations and in the private and public sectors. New practices for managing conflict in organizations are set in the context of trends in workplace conflict and perspectives on how conflict should be understood and addressed. Part 1 examines the changing context of conflict management by addressing the main frameworks for understanding conflict management, the trend in conflict at work, developments in employment rights, and the influence of HRM on conflict management. Part 2 covers the main approaches to conflict management in organizations, addressing both conventional and alternative approaches to conflict resolution. Conventional grievance handling and third-party processes in conflict resolution are examined as well as the main ADR practices, including conflict management in non-union firms, the role of the organizational ombudsman, mediation, interest-based bargaining, line and supervisory management, and the concept of conflict management systems. Part 3 presents case studies of exemplars and innovators in the field, covering mediation in the US postal service, interest-based bargaining at Kaiser-Permanente, 'med-arb' in the New Zealand Police, and judicial mediation in UK employment tribunals. Part 4 covers international developments in conflict management in Germany, Japan, The United States, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and China. This Handbook gives a comprehensive overview of this growing field, which has seen an huge increase in programmes of study in university business and law schools and in executive education programmes.

The Secrets of Ni

The Secrets of Ni Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Reverend Ananda Joy
Editor: Author House
ISBN: 9781468501971
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The Secrets of Ni by Reverend Ananda Joy Summary

How would your life be if nothing threatened, opposed or had power over you and your highest good? How would you feel if you knew that this moment is absolutely perfect in every way, and you are absolutely perfect in every way? You are infinitely expanding ecstatic love, this truth within you cannot be threatened, it is your permant, constant Truth. This book provides a simple and practical path that reveals where you are blocking your inner divine Presence from immersing your present moment awareness. Through correcting and disappearing all the blocks within your own mind, your natural divine radiance and boundless joy will bless and transform every aspect of your life; you will experience a joy and rapture beyond anything your mind can imagine. You become the indescribable peace and bliss that is innately and infinitely within you, your life flows and overflows with miracles and wonder, synchronicity and grace. You live each moment as the ecstatic love and boundless joy that you truly are. You become your unlimited Divine Self, one with all that is and at peace with all beings and all circumstances unconditionally. You live in the constant ecstatic state of rapture and grace. I wish that you could know how exquisitely beautiful you are. The vastness, beauty, and magnificence of each human being is profoundly awesome beyond all description. I wish for you to love yourself with a love so complete and perfect. That you choose for yourself a path of love, a path of ease, beauty, and grace because you are worthy of nothing less. It doesnt matter what you have done in your life, you are worthy of the highest joy and fulfillment, far greater than your mind can conceive. Your will and your Creators will for you are the same; a constant state of ecstatic love, rapture, joy, and perfect peace. If you could glimpse for one moment how magnificently beautiful and holy you and your fellow humans are, you would bow down in humility and weep with tears of joy. You are infinite creative energy, beauty, love, and magnificence. You are so boundless that words cannot begin to touch the wonder of who you are. Love and honor yourself as your Creator loves you; a love that is endless, constant, and eternal. The only thing that is certain in this world is that everyone will awaken to an eternal, divine, and constant state of indescribable ecstatic love. Everyone awakens to the infinite grace of who they truly are; everyone returns home.

Public Administration

Public Administration Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vishnoo Bhagwan | Vidya Bhushan | Vandana Mohla
Editor: S. Chand Publishing
ISBN: 8121903408
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For the Aspirants of Civil Services - Central and State, Honours and Postgraduate Students of Differents Indian Universities

The Promise of American Life

The Promise of American Life Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Herbert David Croly
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"The Promise of American Life" by Herbert David Croly. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.