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To Repair The World

Author : Paul Farmer
ISBN : 9780520275973
Genre : SOCIAL SCIENCE
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Offers a collection of short speeches by charismatic doctor and social activist Paul Farmer, an influential voice for global health equity and social justice.

Judaism And Justice

Author : Sidney Schwarz
ISBN : 9781580233538
Genre : Religion
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A comprehensive examination of the contemporary Jewish condition explores the relationship between Judaism, social justice, and the Jewish identity of American Jews, offering a refreshing perspective on the attitudes and behaviors of Jews. Reprint.

Words To Repair The World

Author : Mike Levine
ISBN : 1950154017
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For more than 20 years, Mike Levine wrote columns for the Times Herald-Record in Middletown, New York, that celebrated the lives of everyday people and shined a light on the darkness of corrupt and inept public servants. Mike sometimes talked about Tikkun olam , Hebrew for "repair of the world." He died in 2007 at the age of 54.

22 Ideas To Fix The World

Author : Piotr Dutkiewicz
ISBN : 9781479839858
Genre : Political Science
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The aftershocks of the 2008 financial crisis still reverberate throughout the globe. Markets are down, unemployment is up, and nations from Greece to Ireland find their very infrastructure on the brink of collapse. There is also a crisis in the management of global affairs, with the institutions of global governance challenged as never before, accompanied by conflicts ranging from Syria, to Iran, to Mali. Domestically, the bases for democratic legitimacy, social sustainability, and environmental adaptability are also changing. In this unique volume from the World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations and the Social Science Research Council, some of the world’s greatest minds—from Nobel Prize winners to long-time activists—explore what the prolonged instability of the so-called Great Recession means for our traditional understanding of how governments can and should function. Through interviews that are sure to spark lively debate, 22 Ideas to Fix the World presents both analysis of past geopolitical events and possible solutions and predictions for the future. The book surveys issues relevant to the U.S., Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Speaking from a variety of perspectives, including economic, social, developmental, and political, the discussions here increase our understanding of what’s wrong with the world and how to get it right. Interviewees explore topics like the Arab Spring, the influence of international financial organizations, the possibilities for the growth of democracy, the acceleration of global warming, and how to develop enforceable standards for market and social regulation. These inspiring exchanges from some of our most sophisticated thinkers on world policy are honest, brief, and easily understood, presenting thought-provoking ideas in a clear and accessible manner that cuts through the academic jargon that too often obscures more than it reveals. 22 Ideas to Fix the World is living history in the finest sense—a lasting chronicle of the state of the global community today. Interviews with: Zygmunt Bauman, Shimshon Bichler & Jonathan Nitzan, Craig Calhoun, Ha-Joon Chang, Fred Dallmayr, Mike Davis, Bob Deacon, Kemal Dervis, Jiemian Yang, Peter J. Katzenstein, Ivan Krastev, Will Kymlicka, Manuel F. Montes, José Antonio Ocampo, Vladimir Popov, Jospeh Stiglitz, Olzhas Suleimenov, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Immanuel Wallerstein, Paul Watson, Vladimir Yakunin, Muhammad Yunus

The Way Of Jesus

Author : Bruce Chilton
ISBN : 9781426700064
Genre : Religion
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Shows how following Jesus not only repairs shattered lives, but renews them and asserts that our path requires something from us--mindful practice of Jesus' teachings about the soul, spirit, kingdom, insight, forgiveness, mercy and glory.

Seven Ways To Fix The World

Author : Christopher Barnatt
ISBN : 1479242845
Genre : Social Science
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Human civilization faces more challenges than ever before. Unless urgent action is taken, there will soon be biting shortages of energy, food and fresh water. Climate change also demands our attention, while conventional economic decision making and mass consumerism are leading us to ruin. The time has therefore come to fix the world. This book is for everybody who wants to help shape a better future. Its chapters cover the interrelated topics of more local living, low energy lifestyles, dematerialization, design for repair, crowdsourcing, more women in authority, and the death of economics. Within a decade, all of these will be common cultural or business practice. Seven Ways to Fix the World therefore provides you with the opportunity to understand the rising agendas of tomorrow, and to help make a difference by getting ahead of the curve.

The Repair Of The World

Author : Kerstin W. Shands
ISBN : UOM:39015032228275
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In Marge Piercy's work, the repair of the world involves an affirmation of a healing and nurturing principle, sometimes depicted as matriarchal, but generally not gender-bound. In this book, the first comprehensive, critical survey of all of Piercy's fiction to date (including her newest novel, "The Longings of Women"), the author places Piercy in American literary history and in American neofeminist thought. She also highlights Piercy's analysis of power patterns in intimate relationships and in society, and constructions of sexuality and gender as they relate to issues of class and ethnicity. Situated within a feminist discursive space, "The Repair of the World" both builds on and challenges earlier Piercy criticism.

Skyward Vol 3 Fix The World

Author : Joe Henderson
ISBN : 9781534315556
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Willa's faced terrifying storms, giant man-eating bugs, a deadly rebellion and a whole lot of heartbreak but nothing can prepare her for this. It's time for Willa to fulfill her father's last request. Time to fix the world. SKYWARD, VOL. 3 collects the conclusion of the hit series from writer JOE HENDERSON (showrunner of NetflixÕs Lucifer) and artist LEE GARBETT (Lucifer, Loki: Agent of Asgard). Collects SKYWARD #11-15

To Repair The Irreparable

Author : Erik Doxtader
ISBN : 0864866186
Genre : Blacks
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The question of reparation remains. As South Africa prepares to enter its second decade of democracy, there are no easy answers about how to best repair the damage inflicted by the past. The wounds are deep and they haunt. If left unresolved, apartheid's legacy of inequality may come to thwart ongoing efforts to build a culture of human rights, nurture democratic politics, and move forward with the project of reconciliation. A difficult concept and an even more difficult process, reparation in South Africa appears to require a sustained combination of resources, will power and committed dialogue. Beginning with a detailed analysis of the TRC's recommendations for reparation and the ensuing public debate over their implementation, To Repair the Irreparable features over twenty essays from leading commentators about the past, present, and future of reparation in South Africa. What are the benefits and limits of current reparation policy? How can South Africa best balance the demands of reparation, democracy-building and justice? How does the South African experience contribute to international debates over reparation?What is the best way to resolve ongoing debates over land redistribution, the reconstruction of civil society, the promise of restorative justice, and the legal disputes that surround calls for reparation? These problems are urgent. For both citizen and scholar, this book makes an important case for why reparation matters and offers a timely discussion of how South Africa can best continue the work of reconstruction.

Kabbalah For Dummies

Author : Arthur Kurzweil
ISBN : 9781118068625
Genre : Religion
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Kabbalah For Dummies presents a balanced perspective of Kabbalah as an “umbrella” for a complex assemblage of mystical Jewish teachings and codification techniques. Kabbalah For Dummies also shows how Kabbalah simultaneously presents an approach to the study of text, the performance of ritual and the experience of worship, as well as how the reader can apply its teaching to everyday life.

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