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Download Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to by Bruce Schneier PDF

By Bruce Schneier

During this thought-provoking quantity, the bestselling writer of secrets and techniques & Lies and past worry examines security’s crucial function in making society attainable. each society has a unethical minority who breaks ideas and doesn’t stick with workforce norms. They’re not only the egocentric; they comprise individuals with diverse morals. protection is how we defend ourselves from this cheating minority inside of and what permits us to belief strangers on the neighborhood, nationwide, and worldwide scale.

This enticing and hugely readable e-book explains why safety will constantly exist, and why we’re all at an advantage if it isn’t ideal. It covers:
Our advanced safeguard platforms and their precise position in facilitating and stabilizing human society.
How our intentionally created safety structures aid glossy, advanced societies.
the place safety is breaking down, as computing device and verbal exchange platforms exchange present social structures, and as know-how provides that cheating minority extra power.
the worth of the cheating minority, and the way it serves as a catalyst for social change.

Bruce Schneier is a world-famous defense technologist, frequently consulted by way of media, enterprise, and governments. Like Schneier’s different hugely profitable books, Liars and Outliers deals profound insights into the advanced factor of defense in addition to a riveting studying experience.

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Download Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Kenya: A Social History by Hannah Whittaker PDF

By Hannah Whittaker

In Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Kenya, Hannah Whittaker deals an in-depth research of the Somali secessionist warfare in northern Kenya, 1963-68. Combining archival and oral information, the paintings captures the complexity of the clash, which mixed a sequence of neighborhood, nationwide and nearby confrontations. The clash used to be now not, Whittaker argues, facts of the efficiency of Somali nationalism, yet really an early expression of its failure. The ebook additionally offers with the Kenyan govt s reaction to the clash as a part of the entrenchment of African colonial obstacles at independence. opposite to present narratives of an more and more without borders global, Whittaker reminds us of the violence that's produced through state-led makes an attempt to shore up contested borderlands. This paintings offers very important insights into the background in the back of the on-going bothered dating among the Kenyan country and its Somali minority, and among Kenya and Somalia."

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Download The Amphetamine Debate: The Use of Adderall, Ritalin and by Elaine A. Moore PDF

By Elaine A. Moore

This ebook covers each side of the talk over amphetamine prescription and use. It discusses the heritage of amphetamine and similar stimulants; ADHD and using Ritalin and Adderall to regard it; comparable neuroenhancers; methamphetamine from Desoxyn to crystal meth; the character of habit and unwanted side effects; sociological results of amphetamine compounds; and professional reviews for and opposed to amphetamine use.

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Download Political/Cultural Identity: Citizens and Nations in a by Peter W Preston PDF

By Peter W Preston

This interdisciplinary ebook overviews political and cultural id within the context of alterations around the political panorama. those adjustments - from the autumn of the Berlin Wall to the new Islamic revival - have profoundly altered the bought principles that outline political cultures through the global. during this context the writer attracts jointly the various strands of literature to throw mild at the effect on identification of a altering international environment.

Peter Preston analyzes political, cultural and fiscal identities which lie on the centre of person activities and social constitution. This research is fleshed out by means of an in depth exam of particular nearby circumstances, together with: the realignment of Europe; the pointy upward thrust of Pa

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Download Der islamische Religionsunterricht zwischen Integration und by Mouhanad Khorchide PDF

By Mouhanad Khorchide

Laut dem im Marz 2005 veroffentlichten Bericht der Menschenrechtsorganisa- on overseas Helsinki Federation For Human Rights (IHF) zur Lage der 1 Muslime in der europaischen Union wird sich die Zahl der in Europa lebenden Muslime (der Bericht schatzt sie auf 20 Millionen) bis zum Jahre 2015 verd- peln. Die Mehrzahl dieser neuen" Muslime wurde hier in Europa geboren. Hier wachsen sie auf, besuchen verschiedenste Bildungsinstitutionen (Schulen und Hochschulen) Europas und werden mit vielen neuen Fragen konfrontiert, die zum Teil ihre faith betreffen; sie leben in zwei Welten" (Weiss 2007). In den letzten Jahren durchgefuhrte Untersuchungen ergaben, dass Religiositat sowohl fur die erste als auch fur die zweite new release der MigrantInnen aus islamischen Landern ein wichtiger Bestandteil ihres personlichen Selbstv- standnisses ist (vgl. Nauck/Ozel 1986, Pfluger-Schindelbeck 1989, Alamdar- Niemann 1992, Morgenroth/Merkens 1997, Stobe 1998). Viele muslimische Eltern haben vor dem Verlust der islamischen Identitat ihrer Kinder Angst und schicken diese in Moscheen, damit sie dort den Islam in den Koranschulen erlernen. In seiner Studie uber den ausserschulischen isla- schen Religionsunterricht in Nordhein-Westfalen betont Alacacioglu zwar die Bedeutung des Unterrichtes in den Koranschulen fur die Sozialisierung der Kinder und Jugendlichen und seine Rolle bei der Erziehung der muslimischen Jugendlichen zu gesetzestreuen Burgern und bewertet diese Zielsetzung des Religionsunterrichts als positiv, sie entspricht dem modernen religionspada- gischen Verstandnis von Religionsunterricht" (Alacacioglu 1999, S. 258)

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Download The Sociology of the Body: Mapping the Abstraction of by Kate Cregan PDF

By Kate Cregan

`Through a provocative research, this ebook contextualizes, explicates and significantly analyses the paintings of these key theorists and texts which have been such a lot influential in refocusing our gaze on human embodiment. Upon this starting place, the writer builds her personal precise theoretical Framework in the direction of the research of embodiment. this can be a beneficial addition to the sector of physique stories' - Chris Shilling, college of Portsmouth during the last twenty years, the social sciences have witnessed a extraordinary inter-disciplinary surge of curiosity within the physique. The latter is now well-known as a middle idea and is the topic of in depth research at undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. yet how do we map this paintings? What are the contributions and variations of some of the techniques? This lucid and authoritative textual content: " presents a serious review of the paintings of Elias, Aries, Foucault, Bourdieu, Mary Douglas, Kristeva, Butler, Haraway and Bordo; " publications the reader in the course of the inter-disciplinary impression of those principles; " provides a transparent and compelling research of the importance of the `turn' in the direction of the physique; " is helping to appreciate the advanced approach during which embodiment is shaped throughout diversified social formations. essentially geared up and powerfully expressed the ebook presents the easiest to be had consultant to the `turn to the physique' within the social sciences.

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