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The Body Reset Diet

The Body Reset Diet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Harley Pasternak
Editor: Penguin Canada
ISBN: 0143188410
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Complicated diets and extreme cleanses guarantee little more than short-term results, and overdoing it at the gym causes injuries and can actually trigger weight gain. It seems that we’ve lost our way when it comes to nutrition and exercise. Now, expert Harley Pasternak offers a proven program to shed pounds without sacrificing health or convenience.

Optimizing Cyberdeterrence

Optimizing Cyberdeterrence Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Mandel
Editor: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 1626164142
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Cyberattacks are one of the greatest fears for governments and the private sector. The attacks come without warning and can be extremely costly and embarrassing. Robert Mandel offers a unique and comprehensive strategic vision for how governments, in partnership with the private sector, can deter cyberattacks from both nonstate and state actors. Cyberdeterrence must be different from conventional military or nuclear deterrence, which are mainly based on dissuading an attack by forcing the aggressor to face unacceptable costs. In the cyber realm, where attributing a specific attack to a specific actor is extremely difficult, conventional deterrence principles are not enough. Mandel argues that cyberdeterrence must alter a potential attacker’s decision calculus by not only raising costs for the attacker but also by limiting the prospects for gain. Cyberdeterrence must also involve indirect unorthodox restraints, such as exposure to negative blowback and deceptive diversionary measures, and cross-domain measures rather than just retaliation in kind. The book includes twelve twenty-first-century cyberattack case studies to draw insights into cyberdeterrence and determine the conditions under which it works most effectively. Mandel concludes by making recommendations for implementing cyberdeterrence and integrating it into broader national security policy. Cyber policy practitioners and scholars will gain valuable and current knowledge from this excellent study.

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ellen Hazelkorn
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137446676
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University rankings have gained popularity around the world and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This second edition updates Ellen Hazelkorn's first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, drawing in new original research and extensive analysis. It is essential reading for policymakers, managers and scholars.

U. S. News Ultimate Guide to Law Schools

U. S. News Ultimate Guide to Law Schools Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anne McGrath
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402229283
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Choose the Right School and Get In! The U.S. News Ultimate Guide to Law Schools combines expert advice on how to get into the school of your choice with the most up-to-date information on the nation's accredited programs. This book gives you the information you need to make wise decisions about your future. This step-by-step guide covers: How to choose the right program A look inside the top five law schools The applications, test scores, essays, and recommendations that will get you in How to pay for it all, plus law schools with loan repayment assistance programs Comprehensive profiles of the country's American Bar Association-accredited law schools, including: Tuition and financial aid information LSAT scores and GPAs of students who enroll Acceptance rates Bar passage rates Salary ranges of recent graduates Plus, exclusive U.S. News lists that answer these questions: What are the hardest and easiest law schools to get into? Who's the priciest? Who's the cheapest? What schools award the most and the least financial aid? Whose graduates have the most debt? The least? Whose students are the most and least likely to drop out? Whose graduates earn the most money? The least? Where do graduates work?

Are You Sh*tting Me?

Are You Sh*tting Me? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cary McNeal
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 069814841X
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Blue Ice, Meteors, and Beaver Ass, Oh My! FACT: The use of maggots to clean wounds has proven to be effective for patients who don't respond to traditional treatments. FACT: The Icelandic dish hákarl is beheaded basking shark that is buried in the ground for six to 12 weeks to putrefy before it is eaten. FACT: Used during the Dutch Revolt, rat torture involved trapping rodents under a bowl on a prisoner's stomach then heating the bowl's exterior so the animals would eat through the victim's flesh to try to escape. FACT: The average person picks his nose five times every hour, occasionally eating what he picks. The world is a scary place, and it gets scarier every day. From the creator of the bestselling 1,001 Facts That Will Scare The S#*t Out Of You comes this new collection of 1,004 (count 'em!) truly horrifying and horrifyingly true facts about the world around us. From ancient medical practices to doomsday scenarios, to disgusting food from around the world and the entire terrifying state of Florida, the facts in Are You Sh*tting Me? are sure to entertain and disturb you at once. Unless of course you are already disturbed, in which case this is the book for you!

Fundraising Principles for Faculty and Academic Leaders

Fundraising Principles for Faculty and Academic Leaders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aaron Conley,Genevieve G. Shaker
Editor: Springer Nature
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This book includes evidence-based insights and recommendations to help academicians excel in raising philanthropic support for their institutions and units. The book provides historical and contemporary perspectives on core concepts and data, research revealing donors’ giving motivations, engagement strategies and tactics for academic units, and guidance on management challenges including strategic plans, campaigns, and measuring performance. The authors include case studies in each section as examples of successful fundraising and volunteer-driven initiatives. The final section, contributed by Dean David D. Perlmutter, reinforces the book’s many practical and theoretical approaches to the fundamental responsibilities academic leaders face in raising philanthropic support. This book is grounded in the growing academic literature on philanthropy and written by scholars who were successful higher education fundraisers.

JFK's Secret Doctor

JFK's Secret Doctor Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan E.B. Schwartz
Editor: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1620873877
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JFK's Secret Doctor tells a thrilling story of adventure and a historic medical career. Set against the grand panorama of twentieth century world events, it captures the remarkable life and spirit of climber and medical visionary Hans Kraus (1905–1996). Kraus was taught English by writer James Joyce, escaped Nazi-dominated Europe, and was JFK’s secret back specialist. A legendary rock climber, known for hair-raising ascents on two continents, Kraus lived a life full of triumph, tragedy, intensity, verve, and a whole lot of guts, glory, and wit. Few realized that the same man, considered one of the great unsung medical pioneers of the twentieth century, was also making headline news throughout the second half of the 1950s, was a guest of honor at Eisenhower’s White House, and the cover story of major magazines throughout America, including Sports Illustrated. His pioneering work in muscles and fitness uncovered shocking truths about the health of American children, and his work curing back pain brought him into the Kennedy White House and inner circle of Camelot. Here is the life of Hans Kraus, including the previously untold story of Kennedy’s debilitating back problems, including Kennedy’s White House medical records and first-time interviews with two Kennedy White House doctors.

Prosecuting Political Violence

Prosecuting Political Violence Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Loadenthal
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000345823
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This volume unpacks the multidimensional realities of political violence, and how these crimes are dealt with throughout the US judicial system, using a mixed methods approach. The work seeks to challenge the often-noted problems with mainstream terrorism research, namely an overreliance on secondary sources, a scarcity of data-driven analyses, and a tendency for authors not to work collaboratively. This volume inverts these challenges, situating itself within primary-source materials, empirically studied through collaborative, inter-generational (statistical) analysis. Through a focused exploration of how these crimes are influenced by gender, ethnicity, ideology, tactical choice, geography, and citizenship, the chapters offered here represent scholarship from a pool of more than sixty authors. Utilizing a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods, including regression and other forms of statistical analysis, Grounded Theory, Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, and Discourse Analysis, the researchers in this book explore not only the subject of political violence and the law but also the craft of research. In bringing together these emerging voices, this volume seeks to challenge expertism, while privileging the empirical. This book will be of much interest to students of terrorism and political violence, criminology, and US politics.

Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition

Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: N.A
Editor: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1464965390
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Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Family Medicine Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Family Medicine Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

The Discourse Trap and the US Military

The Discourse Trap and the US Military Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. Michaels
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230372058
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This book proposes the idea of a 'discourse trap' in which the discourses and associated terminology devised for political or military reasons can entrap policymakers by motivating or constraining their actions.

North American Social Report

North American Social Report Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alex C. Michalos
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400990022
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North American Social Report by Alex C. Michalos Summary

For readers who intend to read this volume without reading the first, some in troductory remarks are in order about the scope of the work and the strategy used in all five volumes to measure the quality of life. In the frrst chapter of Volume I, I reviewed the relevant recent literature on social indicators and so cial reporting, and explained all the general difficulties involved in such work. It would be redundant to repeat that discussion here, but there are some fundamental points that are worth mentioning. Readers who fmd this account too brief should consult the longer discussion. The basic question that will be answered in this work is this: Is there a difference in the quality of life in Canada and the United States of America, and if so, in which country is it better? Alternatively, one could put the question thus: If one individual were randomly selected out of Canada and another out of the United States, would there be important qualitative differences, and if so, which one would probably be better om To simplify matters, I often use the terms Canadian' and 'American' as abbreviations for 'a randomly selected resident' of Canada or the United States, respec tively.

Sociology of Sexualities

Sociology of Sexualities Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathleen J. Fitzgerald,Kandice L. Grossman
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544370652
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Sociology of Sexualities takes a unique sociological approach to the study of sexualities and explores the ways sexuality operates in and through institutions. Drawing on the most up-to-date scientific research on sexuality, as well as the latest political developments on the issues, this core text helps students connect knowledge about sexuality with their broader understanding of society. The thoroughly revised Second Edition includes updated and expanded discussions of the latest sociological research and social justice movements regarding gender and sexuality, as well as a new chapter exploring sexuality and social class, space, and place. FREE DIGITAL TOOLS INCLUDED WITH THIS TEXT SAGE Edge gives instructors the edge they need to succeed with an array of teaching tools in one easy-to-navigate website. Learn more: edge.sagepub.com/fitzgeraldss2e

The Truth about College Admission

The Truth about College Admission Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brennan Barnard,Rick Clark
Editor: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421436388
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The Truth about College Admission is the practical and inspiring guidebook your family needs, an essential companion along the path to college acceptance.

Targeting Guns

Targeting Guns Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Kleck
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9780202369419
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This new paperback comprehensively reviews the research evidence on the links between guns, violence, and gun control, and reports results of the author's own research as well. In Targeting Guns, Kleck follows the line of argument and careful statistical inference of his earlier prizewinning volume, Point Blank, while updating the literature reviews and statistical information, and adding two chapters.

The Engine 2 Diet

The Engine 2 Diet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rip Esselstyn
Editor: Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN: 0446543683
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Lose weight, lower cholesterol, significantly reduce the risk of disease, and become physically fit--in just 4 weeks. Professional athlete-turned-firefighter Rip Esselstyn is used to responding to emergencies. So, when he learned that some of his fellow Engine 2 firefighters in Austin, TX, were in dire physical condition-several had dangerously high cholesterol levels (the highest was 344!)-he sprang into action and created a life-saving plan for the firehouse. By following Rip's program, everyone lost weight (some more than 20 lbs.), lowered their cholesterol (Mr. 344's dropped to 196), and improved their overall health. Now, Rip outlines his proven plan in this book. With Rip as your expert coach and motivator, you'll transform your body and lifestyle in a month. His plant-powered eating plan is based on a diet of whole foods, including whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and seeds. This invaluable guide features: Dozens of easy, mouthwatering recipes-from pancakes to pizza, Tex-Mex favorites to knockout chocolate desserts-that will keep you looking forward to every bite Pantry-stocking tips will take the panic out of inevitable cravings and on-the-fly meals Guidelines on menu choices that will allow you to eat out, wherever and whenever you want Rip's simple, firefighter-inspired exercise program that will boost your metabolism and melt your fat away. Medically approved, easy-to-follow, and amazingly effective, this diet is designed for anyone who wants to make heroic strides in his or her health, weight, and well-being-all without heroic effort. "Want to be as strong as a Texas firefighter? Or as healthy as a professional triathlete? Then follow the wonderful advice of Rip Esselstyn, who is both. His book can save your life--whether you're a man or a woman. Highly recommended!" -Dean Ornish, M.D., Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Clinical Professor of Medicine, U of California, SF, author, Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting into Top Colleges

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting into Top Colleges Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ian R. Leslie,Marna Atkin
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101100818
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Cruise your way to the Ivy League! It's no secret that it's harder to get into college these days. Ivy League and other selective schools have record numbers of applicants, making the competition even steeper. This must-have guide carefully explores the to-do's to gain admission to a top tier school. Students and parents will learn about choosing the right school, what college admissions officers really consider when making their decisions, early decision versus early action, and what being on the waitlist means. *Provides sample essays, recommendation forms, resources and websites *Includes advice from guidance counselors and admission officers of top Colleges *Between now and 2015, there will be more than 3 million high school graduates each year

The History of "Zero Tolerance" in American Public Schooling

The History of Author: J. Kafka
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137001968
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Through a case study of the Los Angeles city school district from the 1950s through the 1970s, Judith Kafka explores the intersection of race, politics, and the bureaucratic organization of schooling. Kafka argues that control over discipline became increasingly centralized in the second half of the twentieth century in response to pressures exerted by teachers, parents, students, principals, and local politicians - often at different historical moments, and for different purposes. Kafka demonstrates that the racial inequities produced by today's school discipline policies were not inevitable, nor are they immutable.

Rendezvous with Destiny

Rendezvous with Destiny Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Craig Shirley
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497636388
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“A first-rate work of insider his­tory . . . A monumental accomplishment.” —National Review The election that changed everything: Craig Shirley’s masterful account of the 1980 presidential campaign reveals how a race judged “too close to call” as late as Election Day became a Reagan landslide—and altered the course of history. To write Rendezvous with Destiny, Shirley gained unprecedented access to 1980 campaign files and interviewed more than 150 insiders—from Reagan’s closest advisers and family members to Jimmy Carter himself. His gripping account follows Reagan’s unlikely path from his bitter defeat on the floor of the 1976 Republican convention, through his underreported “wilderness years,” through grueling primary fights in which he knocked out several Republican heavyweights, through an often-nasty general election campaign complicated by the presence of a third-party candidate (not to mention the looming shadow of Ted Kennedy), to Reagan’s astounding victory on Election Night in 1980. Shirley’s years of intensive research have enabled him to relate countless untold stories—including, at long last, the solution to one of the most enduring mysteries in politics: just how Reagan’s campaign got hold of Carter’s debate briefing books.

Sponsoring Sufism

Sponsoring Sufism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: F. Muedini
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137521074
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Sponsoring Sufism argues that governments are sponsoring Sufism not only because they see it as an 'apolitical' movement that won't challenge their existing authority, but also that ties to Sufi orders gives them religious credibility, something they seek as they face the rise of Islamist parties.

Internet Resources For Nurses

Internet Resources For Nurses Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN,Kristen S. Montgomery, PhD, RN, IBCLC
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826117861
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Internet Resources For Nurses by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN,Kristen S. Montgomery, PhD, RN, IBCLC Summary

This new edition of the award-winning guide to the web for nurses is nearly double in size and twice as useful! Expert nurses in more than 50 content areas have carefully selected and reviewed nearly 400 web sites available in their specialty areas --- resulting in an authoritative guide to the best the web has to offer for the professional nurse. Each web description includes a summary of the site, intended audience, sponsor, level of information, and relevance to nurses. The book also indicates sites which can be referred to patients.