Download E-books 100 Simple Secrets of Happy Families: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It (100 Simple Secrets Series) PDF

By David Niven

The uncomplicated technology of a contented Family

From elevating kids to getting besides in-laws, what do individuals with shut and loving households do another way than people with strained or unfulfilling relationships? Sociologists, therapists, and psychiatrists have spent whole careers investigating the fine details of kinfolk dynamics, but their findings are inaccessible to bland humans, hidden in imprecise journals to be shared with different specialists. Now, David Niven, the foreign bestselling writer of The a hundred basic Secret sequence has accumulated the most up-tp-date and important information from greater than one thousand of the simplest medical reviews on households after which spelled out the findings in simple English.

The suggestion relies no longer on one person's targeted reports or evaluations, yet bargains for the 1st time the learn of famous scientists learning regular American households. those findings were boiled right down to 100 crucial how you can locate and retain love, pleasure, and delight in all family members relationships. every one statistic is observed through a real tale a few genuine kinfolk displaying the consequences in action.

Don't put out of your mind the previous: mom and dad who proportion tales of relations background with their young children create greater degrees of outrage for relatives and elevate the chance in their kid's happiness.

No price ticket: as soon as simple must haves are met, the expanding fiscal prestige of one's kin has 0 influence at the chance of feeling happy with life.

Let each Opinion Be Heard: Senior electorate having hassle dwelling of their personal houses are eighty four percentage likely to be happy with their housing state of affairs in the event that they suppose as though their matters are an immense a part of picking out a brand new domestic or facility.

The maximum reward: lifestyles delight is seventy two percentage much more likely between those that believe content material with their relations life.

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Download E-books Couture Culture: A Study in Modern Art and Fashion PDF

By Nancy J. Troy

In Couture tradition, Nancy Troy deals a brand new version of the way artwork and type have been associated within the early 20th century. concentrating on a pacesetter of the French style undefined, Paul Poiret, Troy uncovers a good judgment of favor in line with the strain among originality and replica that bears without delay on paintings ancient problems with the interval. This stress lies on the middle of high fashion, which, even though designed for the rich, was once additionally meant to be tailored on the market in department shops and different garments shops that catered to a broader customer marketplace. Troy examines the relationships among elite and pop culture, the pro theater and the style exhibit, in addition to the presumed polarity among Orientalist and classical sensibilities. She indicates how Poiret and different designers patronized the humanities and offered themselves as artists not just to promote their person clothes to prosperous consumers but in addition to advertise the mass creation in their designs. The contradictions she uncovers recommend incredible parallels with the readymades and fashion-related paintings of Marcel Duchamp, who explored the questions of originality and authenticity raised by way of couture tradition in the course of the 1910s and Twenties. unlike dominant money owed of early twentieth-century paintings that experience brushed off type as superficial, fleeting, and feminized, Troy's extra nuanced process finds conceptual buildings and advertising techniques shared by way of sleek artwork and style in those years.

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Download E-books Aufgaben politischer Bildung in der Sekundarstufe I: Studien aus dem Projekt Civic Education (German Edition) PDF

By Christa Händle, Detlef Oesterreich, Luitgard Trommer

Wöchentlich knapp eine Stunde politischen Unterrichts erhalten Schüler und Schülerinnen der Sekundarstufe I an deutschen Schulen. Das Buch untersucht, welches Wissen und welche Fähigkeiten die Lernenden sich unter diesen Bedingungen erwerben können, um verantwortlich an der politischen Meinungsbildung und an der Gestaltung einer demokratischen Gesellschaft mitzuwirken. Die Projektgruppe Civic schooling des Berliner Max-Planck-Instituts für Bildungsforschung hat im Rahmen eines internationalen Forschungsprojektes, an dem sich über 20 Länder beteiligen, den Stand der politischen Bildung in Deutschland erforscht. Untersucht wurden:
- die Vorgaben der Lehrpläne sämtlicher Bundesländer,
- die Einschätzungen von Experten und Expertinnen aus unterschiedlichen Handlungsfeldern zu den Zielen politischer Bildung in der Sekundarstufe I und zu ihrer Realisierung, sowie
- die Projektdokumentationen, die 1995 zum Förderprogramm Demokratisch Handeln eingereicht wurden.
Das Buch enthält zusätzlich einen Anhang über wichtige Einrichtungen und Veröffentlichungen zur politischen Bildung. Dadurch spricht es auch Studierende der politischen Wissenschaft an, die dieses Fach unterrichten wollen.

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Download E-books Ausbau der Flughafenstruktur: Konflikte und institutionelle Lösungsansätze (Kieler Studien - Kiel Studies) (German Edition) PDF

By Frank Bickenbach, Lars Kumkar, Henning Sichelschmidt, Rüdiger Soltwedel, Hartmut Wolf

Kennzeichnend für Flughafeninfrastrukturprojekte sind eine starke Politisierung der Entscheidungs- und Genehmigungsprozesse sowie jahrelange gerichtliche Auseinandersetzungen. Beides ist geeignet, Zweifel an der Effizienz der bestehenden institutionellen Regelungen und der Rationalität der staatlichen Planungs- und Genehmigungsentscheidungen zu nähren und deren gesellschaftliche Akzeptanz zu verringern. In dieser Studie werden die grundlegenden Probleme einer effizienzorientierten Flughafeninfrastrukturpolitik dargestellt und die Erfahrungen diskutiert, die in verschiedenen Infrastruktursektoren und Ländern mit unterschiedlichen institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen gemacht wurden. Vor diesem Hintergrund werden Leitlinien für eine effizienzorientierte Reform des institutionellen Rahmens der Flughafeninfrastrukturpolitik entwickelt.

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Download E-books Constitutional Politics in the European Union: The Convention Moment and its Aftermath (Palgrave Studies in European Union Poltics) PDF

By Justus Schonlau, Emanuela Lombardo, Miriam Aziz, Dario Castiglione, Chris Longman, Nieves Perez-Solo

This quantity examines the making of the Constitutional Treaty of the eu Union. It does so by means of being attentive to the best way the political actors operated in the conference, via analysing civil society's enter, and by means of monitoring the advance of the constitutional textual content past the conference itself, during the IGC technique and in the european felony process. In discussing the ecu adventure, the authors additionally tackle the query of even if its transnational personality represents a brand new improvement for the idea of structure making.

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Download E-books The Fall of Buster Keaton: His Films for M-G-M, Educational Pictures, and Columbia PDF

By James L. Neibaur

Born right into a relations of vaudevillians, Buster Keaton made his first movie visual appeal in 1917 on the age of 21. by means of the early Twenties, he had verified himself as one of many geniuses of silent cinema with such movies as Sherlock, Jr. and The Navigator and his 1925 paintings, the overall, put at quantity 18 within the American movie Institute's ballot of the a hundred maximum positive aspects, the top ranked silent movie at the survey. yet with the appearance of sound within the past due Twenties, silent stars like Keaton started to fall out of style and the nice comedian's profession started to decline. within the Fall of Buster Keaton, James Neibaur assesses Keaton's paintings through the conversing photo period, specifically these made at M-G-M, academic, and Columbia studios. whereas giving a few cognizance to the early a part of Keaton's occupation, Neibaur specializes in Keaton's agreement paintings with the 3 studios, in addition to his next paintings as a gagman, assisting participant, and tv pitchman. The e-book additionally recounts the resurgence of curiosity in Keaton's silent paintings, which led to an entire life success Oscar and around the world acceptance sooner than his loss of life in 1966. This attention-grabbing account of an artist's fight and triumph throughout the tougher interval of his occupation can be of curiosity to someone eager to know about one among film's so much influential performers.

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