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Partnerships Of Hope

Author : Christopher Schaefer
ISBN : 1936367203
Genre : Social Science
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A inspiring book of essays addressing the challenges of building community, for the good of all in a Waldorf school.

Food Fitness Community Partnerships

Author : Laurie Lachance
ISBN : 9781317237631
Genre : Architecture
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This book describes many of the unique contributions of the Food & Fitness program including a number of early successes, drawing lessons from efforts to form and maintain partnerships, and from the strategies employed to create structural change in communities. This important study introduces the Food and Fitness community partnerships and their work to increase access to healthy, locally grown food, and opportunities for physical activity, in vulnerable communities across the United States. Established in 2007 and funded by the WK Kellogg Foundation, the partnerships are increasing the capacity of communities to participate in policy and systems change to positively affect their health and well-being. The material covered in the chapters provide an illustration of how funders, grantees, and partners can work together to create sustainable change at the neighborhood level to ensure that all children and families are able to thrive. A range of studies ae looked at from the various initiatives funded nationwide to evaluation methods and results, and an explanation of the role of philanthropy in community development from the viewpoint of the funders. This book was originally published as a special issue of Community Development.

Empowering New Partnerships In Your Community

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ISBN : IND:30000037140823
Genre : Church charities
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Affordable Housing And Public Private Partnerships

Author : Nestor M. Davidson
ISBN : 9781317184621
Genre : Law
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With distressing statistics about rising cost burdens, increasing foreclosure rates, rising unemployment, falling wages, and widespread homelessness, building affordable housing is one of our most pressing social policy problems. Affordable Housing and Public-Private Partnerships focuses attention on this critical need, as leading experts on affordable housing law and policy come together to address key issues of concern and to suggest appropriate responses for future action. Focusing in particular on how best to understand and implement the joint work of public and private actors in housing, this book considers the real estate aspects of affordable housing law and policy, access to housing, housing finance and affordability, land use, housing regulation and housing issues in a post-Katrina context. Filling a critical gap in the scholarly literature available, this book will be of particular interest to policy-makers, academics, lawyers and students of housing, land use, real estate, property, community development and urban planning

Africa S Season Of Hope

Author : Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki
ISBN : 9789812303349
Genre : Africa
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This book contains the text of the Singapore Lecture delivered by Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki on 21 April 2005.

Win Win Partnerships

Author : Steven J. Stowell
ISBN : 0972462716
Genre : Mentoring in business
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Win Win Partnerships addresses how to create synergistic coaching solutions to life's challenges, and examines each coaching opportunity as a learning experience. This book is a practical guide for anyone who wants to coach or be coached. The principles taught in this book can increase the quality of relationships at work, school, and even in the home.

Natural Allies

Author : Soo Hong
ISBN : 9781682534267
Genre : Education
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In Natural Allies, Soo Hong offers a paradigm shift in how we think about family engagement with schools. Hong challenges the conventional depiction of parents and teachers as “natural enemies,” and shows how, through teachers’ initiative and commitment, they can become natural allies instead. Based on a three-year ethnographic study, the book features the experiences and motivations of five urban school teachers who have successfully created meaningful, productive relationships and partnerships with students’ families. In Natural Allies, the teachers’ personal narratives are juxtaposed with rich descriptions of their interactions with families and children. The book explores how the dimensions of race, class, culture, and family history shape the interactions between teachers and families, particularly in schools where teacher-parent dynamics may be fraught with distrust or misunderstanding. The book demonstrates how commitment to families and community can become a central part of educators’ development as professionals. In addition, the research provides new insight and seeks to merge the study of family engagement with the field of culturally relevant and sustaining pedagogies. Offered with optimism and urgency, Natural Allies addresses an area in which many educators feel ill equipped and unprepared. Readers will emerge from a reading of the book with new ideas on family engagement that are grounded in an analysis of the deep contours of the parent-teacher relationship.

The Social Economist Industrial Partnerships Record Co Operative Review

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ISBN : OXFORD:590924009
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The Political Economy Of Hope And Fear

Author : Marcellus William Andrews
ISBN : 9780814705209
Genre : Political Science
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Popular liberal writing on race has relied on appeals to the value of "diversity" and the fading memory of the Civil Rights movement to counter the aggressive conservative assault on liberal racial reform generally, and on black well-being, in particular. Yet appeals to fairness and justice, no matter how heartfelt, are bound to fail, Marcellus Andrews argues, since the economic foundations of the Civil Rights movement have been destroyed by the combined forces of globalization, technology, and tight government budgets. The Political Economy of Hope and Fear fills an important intellectual gap in writing on race by developing a hard-nosed economic analysis of the links between competitive capitalism, racial hostility, and persistent racial inequality in post-Civil Rights America. Andrews speaks to the anger and frustration that blacks feel in the face of the nation's abandonment of racial equality as a worthy objective by showing how the considerable difficulties that black Americans face are related to fundamental changes in the economic fortunes of the U.S. The Political Economy of Hope and Fear is an economist's plea for unsentimental thinking on matters of race to replace the mixture of liberal hand wringing and conservative mythmaking that currently passes for serious analysis about the nation's racial predicament.

Learning Partnerships

Author : Marcia B. Baxter Magolda
ISBN : 1579220851
Genre : Education
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While a common goal of higher education is to improve student learning to prepare young adults for the professional, civic and personal challenges of their lives, few institutions have a model to facilitate these outcomes. ""Learning Partnerships"" offers a grounded theory and practical examples of how these objectives can be achieved at the college course, program, and institutional levels. The book takes as its foundation Marcia Baxter Magolda's Learning Partnerships Model - an empirically grounded yet flexible approach to promoting the learning goals of cognitive maturity, an integrated identity, mature relationships, and effective citizenship. The book then documents examples of actual practice and the learning outcomes they have yielded. The settings include community college and undergraduate courses, exchange and internship programs, residential life, a Masters' program, faculty development and student affairs organization.

Professional Development Schools And Transformative Partnerships

Author : Polly, Drew
ISBN : 9781466663688
Genre : Education
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School-university partnerships have the potential to greatly benefit teaching and learning in PK-12 environments, as well as educator preparation programs. This collaboration is advantageous to teachers, counselors, and administrators. Professional Development Schools and Transformative Partnerships provides a comprehensive look at the design, implementation, and impact of educational initiatives between schools and universities. Including cases and research on existing collaborations, this publication addresses barriers and trends in order to provide direction for successful partnerships in the future. This book is an essential reference source for educational leaders in colleges, schools, and departments of education, as well as leaders of PK-12 schools.

Federal Tax Compliance Guide 2008

Author : CCH Incorporated
ISBN : 0808017373
Genre : Business & Economics
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CCH's Federal Tax Compliance Manual (formerly published under title, "CCH Federal Tax Manual") is a comprehensive source for explanations, practical examples, filled-in tax return forms, key tax facts, federal tax tables and other information that will assist practitioners in accurately complete federal tax returns. This convenient and authoritative resource covers the preparation of tax returns and tax compliance -- providing helpful guidance on the basic federal tax rules and forms affecting individuals and businesses. The rules applied to everyday business and personal income tax decisions are thoroughly discussed with special emphasis on how these issues should be handled on the return.Among the topics covered are: - Individuals - Corporations - Pass-Through Entities - Income, Deductions and Credits - Tax Accounting Rules - Dividends, Interest, Rents and Royalties - Retirement Plans and Distributions - Depreciation - Sales and Exchanges - Gains and Losses - Decedents, Estates and Trusts - Exempt Organizations - Foreign Income - Estimated Tax and Withholding - Returns, Refunds and Credits - Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes - Tax Planning

Wood S Collyer On The Law Of Partnership

Author : John Collyer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105062194340
Genre : Partnership
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Partnerships In Social Care

Author : Keith Fletcher
ISBN : 1846425107
Genre : Social Science
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Partnerships in Social Care is a practical handbook for professionals engaged in planning strategic partnerships in health, social care and education services. The author proposes that service providers consider five key questions when setting up new partnerships: * Is this partnership necessary? * What is its purpose? * Who is involved? * Where will it function? * How will it work? Fletcher discusses the common problems of building successful partnerships - such as conflicts of interest and allocation of funding and resources - and offers guidance and practical tips on dealing with them. Designed as a quick reference, the book allows readers to find advice relevant to their particular situation or gain an overview of the themes explored. This accessible and concise professional handbook is highly recommended for practitioners, managers and politicians, as well as all professionals working in, or considering working in partnerships in health, social care, housing, children's services, education, community development, justice and local services.

Doing Business With China

Author : S. Hamilton
ISBN : 9780230305458
Genre : Social Science
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This book is about understanding the differences and risks, ownership, culture and management practices when investing, managing or working with Chinese companies. It explores the progression of overseas listing of Chinese companies and the reasons behind theattitude shifts towards overseas Chinese stocks.

Re Imagining America

Author : Christopher SCHAEFER
ISBN : 1907359966
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This anthology covers diverse yet interconnected themes, including what it means to be a conscious witness of our times, questions about 9/11, the second Bush administration and the American Empire Project, the global economic crisis, income inequalities, personally navigating chaos and the election of Donald Trump. Here are alternative, radical ideas for social reform and tackling inequality. They offer an account of how American economic and political elites have undermined democracy and drastically weakened the U.S., while causing untold suffering in the Middle East and around the world. The author shows how we can make a lasting difference. The seeds of practical hope are nurtured for navigating chaos and for countering fear. He also suggests what we can do to re-imagine America as, "the promise of a new beginning." He calls for a new Covenant between the American people and its government that engages both conservatives and progressives

Partnerships In Healthcare

Author : Anthony L. Suchman
ISBN : 1878822802
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This extensive collection of 28 essays written by over 40 leading health care professionals in the United States provides both theoretical and practical approaches to improving the quality of partnership skills practiced within the health system, and whether at the level of patient and clinician or of insurers and government -without a commitment to partnership and the knowledge and skills to make it happen. Using theoretical models and a wide variety of specific examples from clinical,educational and administrative settings, the authors show how the partnership process can be guided by core values of respect, honesty, compassion, and accountability.

The Paradox Of Hope

Author : Cheryl Mattingly
ISBN : 9780520948235
Genre : Medical
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Grounded in intimate moments of family life in and out of hospitals, this book explores the hope that inspires us to try to create lives worth living, even when no cure is in sight. The Paradox of Hope focuses on a group of African American families in a multicultural urban environment, many of them poor and all of them with children who have been diagnosed with serious chronic medical conditions. Cheryl Mattingly proposes a narrative phenomenology of practice as she explores case stories in this highly readable study. Depicting the multicultural urban hospital as a border zone where race, class, and chronic disease intersect, this theoretically innovative study illuminates communities of care that span both clinic and family and shows how hope is created as an everyday reality amid trying circumstances.

Better Together

Author : Barbara C. Jentleson
ISBN : 9780807771761
Genre : Education
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This is the dramatic story behind the transformation of Duke University from an isolated, exclusive institution to the dynamic, civically engaged campus that exists today. Better Together examines the first decade of the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership (DDNP) and its involvement with Project HOPE, six quality community-based afterschool programs. The author uses case studies and extensive interviews with university and community leaders to describe the development of this successful partnership. The text answers many frequently asked questions about how to create partnerships and includes a range of programming activities that educators and community organizers can use to improve their work with all children, especially low income minority youth.

The Ecology Of Hope

Author : Ted Bernard
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019330120
Genre : Nature
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The Ecology of Hope is a remarkably upbeat account of a number of communities where collaboration among different factions and interest groups has led to breakthrough consensus on plans for achieving sustainability. The authors reveal the hopeful trend toward unanimous agreement on difficult local resource issues in forestry, rangeland, watershed and fisheries management in which citizens, government, business and even one-time foes form exciting collaborative partnerships. The Ecology of Hope recounts the stories of nine communities helping to blaze this new trail located as far apart as the Maine and Virginia coasts, Tennessee, Wisconsin, California and the southwest. The authors weigh what has worked and what has not, and trace hopeful routes toward sustainable resource management applicable to communities everywhere.

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