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The Challenge Of Carl Schmitt

Author : Chantal Mouffe
ISBN : 1859842445
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 66. 92 MB
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Carl Schmitt's thought serves as a warning against the dangers of complacency entailed by triumphant liberalism. His conception of politics is a sharp challenge to those who believe that the blurring of frontiers between the left and right and the increasing mobilization of political discourse constitute great advances for democracy. Schmitt reminds us forcefully that the essence of politics is a struggle and that the distinction between friend and enemy cannot be abolished.

Rising To The Challenge

Author : Avery Goldstein
ISBN : 0804752184
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 83. 92 MB
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This book describes and explains the grand strategy China's leaders have adopted to pursue their country's interests in the international system of the 21st century

National Security

Author : Paleri
ISBN : 007065686X
Genre : National security
File Size : 20. 12 MB
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National security, in theory and practice, is about governing a nation for the well-being of the people. It is a group subject and is not the domain of a single expert of a kind. It is teamwork under leadership of excellence. What is important is the consistency of purpose providing comfort to the people of a national and thereby the people of the world in their physical, mental and emotional domains as an ongoing process throughout their lives.

The Ultimate Challenge

Author : Jeffrey C. Lagarias
ISBN : 9780821849408
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 78. 98 MB
Format : PDF

The $3x+1$ problem, or Collatz problem, concerns the following seemingly innocent arithmetic procedure applied to integers: If an integer $x$ is odd then multiply by three and add one'', while if it is even then divide by two''. The $3x+1$ problem asks whether, starting from any positive integer, repeating this procedure over and over will eventually reach the number 1. Despite its simple appearance, this problem is unsolved. Generalizations of the problem are known to be undecidable, and the problem itself is believed to be extraordinarily difficult. This book reports on what is known on this problem. It consists of a collection of papers, which can be read independently of each other. The book begins with two introductory papers, one giving an overview and current status, and the second giving history and basic results on the problem. These are followed by three survey papers on the problem, relating it to number theory and dynamical systems, to Markov chains and ergodic theory, and to logic and the theory of computation. The next paper presents results on probabilistic models for behavior of the iteration. This is followed by a paper giving the latest computational results on the problem, which verify its truth for $x 5.4 \cdot 10^{18}$. The book also reprints six early papers on the problem and related questions, by L. Collatz, J. H. Conway, H. S. M. Coxeter, C. J. Everett, and R. K. Guy, each with editorial commentary. The book concludes with an annotated bibliography of work on the problem up to the year 2000.

Education In Ireland

Author : Sheelagh Drudy
ISBN : 9780717155446
Genre : Education
File Size : 50. 73 MB
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Part 1: The Changing System charts selected changes that have taken place in Irish education in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries and considers educations's role in building a knowledge economy and social cohesion Part 2: Diversity and Inclusion in Schools analyses the changes in Irish schools based on the results of original research on change, diversity, inclusion, and on ethnicity, disability and social class disadvantage. It draws together key findings relating to the impact of increasing diversity in Irish schools in comparision with international trends. Part 3: Teacher Education for changing Times presents research on teacher education at all stages of the teaching career and discusses how teachers can adapt to the challenges of change. It also highlights new evidence relating to the recruitment, formation and continuing professional development of teachers.

Christian Reflections On The Leadership Challenge

Author : James M. Kouzes
ISBN : 9780470730461
File Size : 63. 94 MB
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Author : James M. Kouzes
ISBN : 9781118281963
File Size : 21. 29 MB
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The 25th anniversary edition of the bestselling business classic, completely revised and updated For more than 25 years, The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source on becoming a better leader, selling more than 2 million copies in over 20 languages since its first publication. Based on Kouzes and Posner's extensive research, this all-new edition casts their enduring work in context for today's world, proving how leadership is a relationship that must be nurtured, and most importantly, that it can be learned. Features over 100 all-new case studies and examples, which show The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership in action around the world Focuses on the toughest organizational challenges leaders face today Addresses changes in how people work and what people want from their work An indispensable resource for leaders at all levels, this anniversary edition is a landmark update and must-read.

St Luke S Missiology

Author : Harold E. Dollar
ISBN : 0878082670
Genre : Religion
File Size : 83. 48 MB
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The Carbon Challenge

Author : Geoff Bartram
ISBN : 9781877242465
File Size : 21. 6 MB
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Facing the threat of climate change, the world community has to meet a major challenge: how to limit global emissions at the least possible cost to the welfare of this and future generations. But actual policy implementation throughout the OECD has been slowed by entrenched opposition from emission-intensive sectors of the economy - reducing emissions produces losers as well as winners, and hard choices have to be made. This book charts New Zealand climate-change policy since 1990, focusing on the interface between technical effectiveness and political sustainability. The message is optimistic: New Zealand can make the changes required by Kyoto, at acceptable cost, if political leadership is exercised firmly and impartially.

The Sustainability Curriculum

Author : John Blewitt
ISBN : 9781849773287