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de Sign in the Transmodern World

Author : Farouk Y. Seif
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This work reveals the mutual reciprocities between design and semiotics, bridging the gap between humanities and sciences. Humans have unlimited »semioethical« responsibility toward each other and toward other systems. The fusion of design and semiotics encourages humans to go beyond absoluteness and become able to envision a desirable reality.

Contemporary Indian Writing in English between Global Fiction and Transmodern Historiography

Author : Christoph Senft
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Christoph Senft provides a set of re-readings of contemporary Indian narrative texts as decolonial and pluralistic approaches to the past and thus offers a comprehensive overview of the subcontinent’s literary landscape in the 21st century.

Form Function Finland

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The Repressed Expressed

Author : Ndi, Bill F.
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Through multiple points of resistance, The Repressed Expressed underscores how hard it is to build a community in any nation with no beneficial qualities of hope and transparency. This informative collection of essays highlights that wherever stability and order are lacking, the universal appeal is to express that which is suppressed. Also, like a map or guidebook, The Repressed Expressed indicates how people in such geographical prisons strive to transform their agitation into spiritual and political pathways, free of pain and hurt from, and anger towards a dirty and corrupted world. It thus, underpins discord and brings to the fore the authority’s penchant for heaping abuse upon those caused to live in fear. In short, The Repressed Expressedis an impressive compilation of literary evidence informing scholarship on opinions and beliefs relating to repression, its expression, and the immeasurable associated cost.

Transmodern Perspectives on Contemporary Literatures in English

Author : Jessica Aliaga-Lavrijsen
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Transmodern Perspectives on Contemporary Literatures in English offers a constructive dialogue on the concept of the transmodern, focusing on the works by very different contemporary authors from all over the world, such as: Chimanda Ngozi Adichie, Margaret Atwood, Sebastian Barry, A. S. Byatt, Tabish Khair, David Mitchell, Alice Munroe, Harry Parker, Caryl Phillips, Richard Rodriguez, Alan Spence, Tim Winton and Kenneth White. The volume offers a thorough questioning of the concept of the transmodern, as well as an informed insight into the future formal and thematic development of literatures in English.

Latino as in the World system

Author : Ramon Grosfoguel
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Contributors Immanuel Wallerstein, Enrique Dussel, Walter Mignolo, Agustin Lao, Lewis Gordon, James V. Fenelon, Roberto Hernandez, James Cohen, Santiago Slabosky, Susanne Jonas, and Thomas Reifer. By the mid-twenty-first century, white Euro-Americans will be a demographic minority in the United States and Latino/as will be the largest minority (25 percent). These changes bring about important challenges at the heart of the contemporary debates about political transformations in the United States and around the world. Latino/as are multiracial (Afro-latinos, Indo-latinos, Asian-latinos, and Euro-latinos), multi-ethnic, multireligious (Jewish, Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, indigenous, and African spiritualities), and of varied legal status (immigrants, citizens, and illegal migrants). This collection addresses for the first time the potential of these diverse Latino/a spiritualities, origins, and statuses against the landscape of decolonization of the U.S. economic and cultural empire in the twenty-first century. Some authors explore the impact of Indo-latinos and Afro-latinos in the United States and others discuss the conflicting interpretations and political conflicts arising from the "Latinization" of the United States.

Global Crises and the Challenges of the 21st Century

Author : Thomas Reifer
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Despite prognostications of the "end of history," the 21st century has posed new challenges and a host of global crises. This book takes up the current global economic crisis in relation to new and changing dynamics of territory, authority, and rights in today's global system. The authors explore long simmering conflicts in comparative perspective, including settler colonialism in South Africa, Northern Ireland and Israel/Palestine. They discuss indigenous struggles against environmental land grabs and related destruction of indigenous lands by the US nuclear weapons complex. The book uniquely considers the sacred in the context of the global system, including struggles of Latina/o farm workers in the U.S. for social justice and for change in the Catholic Church. Other chapters examine questions of civilizations and identity in the contemporary global system, as well as the role of world-regions.

Global Mind Change

Author : Willis W. Harman
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Crisis

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A journal of lay Catholic opinion.

Appreciative Management and Leadership

Author : Suresh Srivastva
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Shows how executives can introduce, nurture, and develop high human values in organizational life. Explores modes of thought and processes of leadership that stimulate cooperation and enhance creativity in working toward a common organizational future. Proposes a new, positive perspective to guide executive thought and action.

Futures The Journal of Policy Planning and Futures Studies

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Human Affairs

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Enterprising Europe

Author : Nick Isles
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Considers the key dilemmas of balancing social benefits and the bottom line and proposes a range of practical ideas and strategies to make the vision of a progressive enterprise stategy a reality.

Unmanaged Landscapes

Author : W. B. Willers
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In "Unmanaged Landscapes, " editor Bill Willers brings together an insightful and thought-provoking selection of writings that challenge the assumption that humans can effectively "manage" nature. The collection is divided into three sections: one that focuses on biology and ecology, one that examines the idea of wildness from the standpoint of human society and its economic concerns, and a third that considers philosophical and spiritual aspects of wildness.

New Art Examiner

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The independent voice of the visual arts.

Interior Design

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Author : Boston Public Library
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Feminist Periodicals

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Catalogue of Books in the Lending Library

Author : Edinburgh (Scotland). Public Library
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One Hundred at 360

Author : Liz Farrelly
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Scanning the world for the best new graphic design talent, Mike Dorrian and Liz Farrelly have collated the work of 100 new designers, from Sao Paulo to Tokyo, Melbourne to Los Angeles, into a book that will both inspire and impress. The book focuses on practitioners still in the first decade of their career, either working alone or teamed up into small companies, showcasing projects, aesthetics and methodologies which push boundaries and redefine working practices. As well as pinpointing the best new talent worldwide, this visually stunning survey provides a showcase of cutting-edge imagery for a student and professional audience.Thanks to affordable technology and up-for-it, media-savvy clients, a huge number of designers set themselves up in their own studios, straight from college. The kind of work that results is often fast, furious, rule-breaking and inspirational. These designers are also characterized by their love of their locale, along with nomadic tendencies and a 'small is beautiful' attitude.