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Power At Play

Author : Michael A. Messner
ISBN : UOM:39015025170476
Genre : Psychology
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A look at how organized sports define the concept of maleness explores the intertwining of sports and masculinity across the life span of American men, following the athletic careers of its subjects from boyhood to the end of their careers.

Power At Play

Author : Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen
ISBN : 9780230239296
Genre : Business & Economics
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More and more adults participate as employees in games at work and in public and voluntary organizations. Power at play covers the intricate linkages between pedagogy, play and power. It shows how power today suspends itself through play and analyzes organized play as a symptom of more radical changes of the exercise of power in work and society.

Popular Music Power And Play

Author : Marshall Heiser
ISBN : 9781501362767
Genre : Music
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Once the domain of a privileged few, the art of record production is today within the reach of all. The rise of the ubiquitous DIY project studio and internet streaming have made it so. And while the creative possibilities available to everyday musicians are seemingly endless, so too are the multiskilling and project management challenges to be faced. In order to demystify the contemporary popular-music-making phenomenon, Marshall Heiser reassesses its myriad processes and wider sociocultural context through the lens of creativity studies, play theory and cultural psychology. This innovative new framework is grounded in a diverse array of creative-practice examples spanning the CBGBs music scene to the influence of technology upon modern-day music. First-hand interviews with Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads), Bill Bruford (King Crimson, Yes) and others whose work has influenced the way records are made today are also included. Popular Music, Power and Play is as thought provoking as it will be indispensable for scholars, practitioners and aficionados of popular music and the arts in general.

Transactions At Play

Author : Cindy Dell Clark
ISBN : 0761844864
Genre : Psychology
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When players play, there is a transactional process at work, whether for children on a teeter-totter or pandas playing with peers. In this edited volume, nine experts on play show how play transactions are an important dynamic of play across cultures, age groups, even species. A rich array of play contexts is evident across the nine chapters, encompassing varied continents, age groups, and sorts of players. The play processes of giant pandas, of home-visiting therapists, of Polynesian women, and of autistic kids are included here. The healthy interchange of ideas about play, one of the hallmarks of the Association for the Study of Play, is a process that is cultivated in this new volume.

The Routledge Companion To Ethics Politics And Organizations

Author : Alison Pullen
ISBN : 9781136746246
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations synthesizes and extends existing research on ethics in organizations by explicitly focusing on ‘ethico-politics’ - where ethics informs political action. It draws connections between ethics and politics in and around organizations and the workplace, examines cutting-edge areas and sets the scene for future research. Through a wealth of international and multidisciplinary contributions this volume considers the broad range of ways in which ethics and politics can be conceived and understood. The chapters look at various ethical traditions, as well as the discursive deployment of ethical terminology in organizational settings, and they also examine large scale political structures and processes and how they relate to different forms of politics which affect behaviour in organizations. These many possibilities are united by a focus on how ethics can be used to inform and justify the exercise of power in organizations. This collection will be a valuable reference source for students and researchers across the disciplines of organizational studies, ethics and politics.

Gender And Genre In Sports Documentaries

Author : Zachary Ingle
ISBN : 9780810887886
Genre : Performing Arts
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In Gender and Genre in Sports Documentaries, editors Zachary Ingle and David Sutera have assembled a collection of essays that look at the various aspects of sports documentaries. Some of the essays examine questions of gender and sexuality, specifically how masculinity and homosexuality are represented in sports documentaries. Other chapters focus on the characteristics of the sports documentary, exploring how aspects of aesthetics and narrative shape the form. Besides chapters on basketball, football, baseball, boxing, tennis, and auto racing documentaries, this volume also features essays on such marginalized sports as quad rugby, pro wrestling, live action role playing (LARPing), and bodybuilding.

A Library Of Religious Poetry

Author : Philip Schaff
ISBN : UCAL:B4572511
Genre : Dummies (Bookselling)
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Religious poetry is the holy of holies of literature. In all ages poets have been the interpreters of the finer feelings of humanity, and the greatest have treated the loftiest themes that can employ the mind and the heart -- the relation of man to his Maker, and the duties and privileges which arise from it. It has been the aim of the editors to make the present collection truly catholic. It embraces a body of representative poems of all ages, denominations, and countries. The authors are allowed the fullest liberty of uttering their sentiments in their own words. - Preface.

The Electrical Engineer

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105026532718
Genre : Electrical engineering
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Good Health

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ISBN : UOM:39015069814757
Genre : Hygiene
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The Puzzles Of Power

Author : David H. Laycock
ISBN : UCSC:32106014858432
Genre : Political Science
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This new second edition is intended to aid students in their study and appreciation of political scientists' efforts to solve the analytical puzzles of political life. The book provides a section-by-section overview of the main subfields of political science and includes an introduction plus two articles that exemplify each area of study.

The Outlook

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ISBN : IOWA:31858033603998
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Child S Play

Author : Elizabeth Dau
ISBN : UOM:39015043221475
Genre : Child development
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Children's play is an essential component of early childhood programme planning and is therefore a primary focus of all early childhood courses. Through a range of topical issues, this book explores the intricate relationship between play, learning and development.

Corliss Engines And Allied Steam Motors Working With And Without Automatic Variable Expansion Gear

Author : Wilhelm Heinrich Uhland
ISBN : OXFORD:600025072
Genre : Corliss steam-engine
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Annual Report

Author : New Jersey. Board of Agriculture
ISBN : UIUC:30112112110801
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The British Drama Illustrated

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People Power And Organization

Author : Daniel A. Tagliere
ISBN : UOM:39015016124474
Genre : Changement organisationnel
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Breaking Paradigms

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ISBN : UOM:39076001815815
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The Popular Educator

Author : Popular educator
ISBN : OXFORD:600070136
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Food Security Nutrition And Poverty Alleviation In Ethiopia

Author : Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia. Conference
ISBN : IND:30000051259665
Genre : Agriculture
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Edda Mussolini

Author : Caroline Moorehead
ISBN : 9781473572119
Genre : History
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A thrilling biography of Benito Mussolini's favourite daughter, and a heart-stopping account of the unravelling of the Fascist dream in Italy Edda Mussolini was Benito's favourite daughter: spoilt, venal, uneducated but clever, faithless but flamboyant, a brilliant diplomat, wild but brave, and ultimately strong and loyal. She was her father's confidante during the 20 years of Fascist rule, acting as envoy to both Germany and Britain, and playing a part in steering Italy to join forces with Hitler. From her early twenties she was effectively first lady of Italy. She married Galeazzo Ciano, who would become the youngest Foreign Secretary in Italian history, and they were the most celebrated and glamorous couple in elegant, vulgar Roman fascist society. Their fortunes turned in 1943, when Ciano voted against Mussolini in a plot to bring him down, and his father-in-law did not forgive him. In a dramatic story that takes in hidden diaries, her father's fall and her husband's execution, an escape into Switzerland and a period in exile, we come to know a complicated, bold and determined woman who emerges not just as a witness but as a key player in some of the twentieth century's defining moments. And we see Fascist Italy with all its glamour, decadence and political intrigue, and the turbulence before its violent end.

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