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Disability: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)
by Michael Rembis

Language

English

Pages

329

Publication Date

July 19, 2019

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<p>This volume offers a rare mix of interpretive chapters and primary sources that will be of value to anyone interested in learning about important disability-related issues from the perspective of disabled people themselves.</p><p>• Collects key primary documents and important analyses, provided by one of the leading scholars in the field of disability studies</p><p>• Weaves together decades of disability studies and disability history research in a well-rounded manner</p><p>• Reflects the author's expertise and gives readers access to important voices in perspectives chapters</p><p>• Arms readers with knowledge about what issues concern people with disabilities in the 21st century</p>
Japan Travel Guide: Things I Wish I Knew Before Going To Japan (2...
by , Yuki Fukuyama

Language

English

Pages

248

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<h2> Want to experience Japan at its fullest potential without spending tons of your precious time on a monstrous 800 pages travel guide? Then, “Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Japan” is all you need! </h2><br /><p><b>In this book, Ken Fukuyama and Yuki Fukuyama will share with you:</b></p><br /><ul><li> The ultimate Japan itineraries that are improvised for more than 30+ times</li><li> Everything you need to know about Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hokkaido </li><li> All the essential info like hours of operation, transit tips, prices etc</li><li> The best magical winter destination </li><li> Detailed maps of Japan </li><li> The most updated super cheap budgeting tips </li><li> The best accommodation tips </li><li> Japan’s Best Kept Secrets </li><li> All the best of the best local cuisines </li><li> The events and festivals in Japan </li><li>Much, much more!</li></ul><br /><p><b>About Ken Fukuyama and Yuki Fukuyama</b></p><br /><p>Before serving as a tour guide, they were full-time professors working in Japan National College of Technology. After having their first child in 1986, they have decided to pursue their long-hidden dream of exploring the world. Inspired by their life-changing adventure throughout the world, they have decided to serve as a tour guide. This happy couple has been serving as a Japan local tour guide for more than 30 years now. In their effort to show the world what Japan truly is, they have decided to write a book about it. </p> <br /><b>Download your copy today! </b><br />Take action and experience Japan at its fullest potential now! Get this book for FREE with Kindle Unlimited!
Linux: Installation, Configuration and Command Line Basics
by Nathan Clark

Language

English

Pages

121

Publication Date

September 15, 2018

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<h3>★★ Get the Kindle version FREE when purchasing the Paperback! ★★</h3><br /><h2>Learn How to Set Up and Configure Linux from Scratch!</h2><br />This book has been created to guide you through your very first steps in the Linux environment, whether you are a complete novice or need an in-depth refresher in Linux.<br /><br />Linux has become one of the most popular open source programs in the world, with capabilities that rival the best paid operating systems on the market. Due to its high flexibility and stability, it is used for text processing, graphic design, desktop publishing, calculations, communication, and even interfaces for appliances. From movie making and engineering, to military and astronautics, Linux is used everywhere.<br /><br />This book takes a detailed look at the Linux diversity and history, installing and configuring a Linux system, as well as the infamous command line. It also addresses specific topics such as choosing a distribution, adding a graphical user interface, package management, navigating the filesystem and directories, partitioning, software selection, and using the help system.<br /><br />By the end of this book you will be able to set up and configure Linux from start to finish, and be able to use Linux at a proficient level.<br /><br /><h2>What This Book Offers</h2><br /><b>Made for Beginners</b><br />This book was written with the intention of being used by those who have very little to no experience in the Linux environment. Because of this every concept, command and step is discussed in meticulous detail to ensure you are able to thoroughly understand and implement it on your own.<br /><br /><b>Complete Installation Guide</b><br />We take you step by step through setting up a Linux system from scratch, including screenshots for every step. This comprehensive installation guide also covers adding a Graphical User Interface, installing additional software, and choosing a terminal-based or graphical file manager.<br /><br /><b>Simplifying the Command Line</b><br />Terminals, shells and the command line are terms that make most newcomers to Linux run for the hills. We explain these concepts in detail, and then go even further by covering numerous essential terminal commands to help you deal with files and directories, text processing, users and groups, process management, networks, and the help system.<br /><br /><h2>Key Topics</h2><br /><ol><li>What is Linux?</li><ul><li>From UNIX to Linux</li><li>A Brief History of Linux</li><li>Linux Range of Use</li><li>Linux Certifications</li></ul><li>Software Licenses</li><li>Linux in Day-to-Day Life</li><ul><li>What is a Linux Distribution?</li><li>Which Linux Distributions Exist?</li></ul><li>Setting up a Linux System</li><ul><li>Types of Installations</li><li>Installing Linux Step-by-Step</li><li>Adding a Graphical User Interface</li><li>Adding Additional Software</li><li>Exiting Linux</li></ul><li>Navigating Linux</li><ul><li>The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS)</li><li>Commands for Directories</li><li>Terminal-based File Managers</li><li>Graphical File Managers</li></ul><li>Introduction to Linux Terminals</li><ul><li>What is a Terminal?</li><li>What is a Shell?</li><li>Available Shells</li></ul><li>Essential Linux Commands</li><ul><li>Files and Directories</li><li>Output and Text Processing</li><li>Users and Groups</li><li>Process Management</li><li>Network and System Information</li></ul><li>Getting Help</li><ul><li>Man Pages</li><li>Info Pages</li><li>Integrated Help</li><li>External Help</li></ul></ol><br /><h3>Learn Linux the Easy Way, Get Your Copy Today!</h3><br />
Bad Therapist (Exposure collection)
by Evan Wright

Language

English

Pages

164

Publication Date

May 30, 2019

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<p>Inside the biggest scandal in the history of America’s $40 billion drug recovery industry: a predatory Malibu rehab guru—and the fearless female patient who exposed his empire of deceit.</p><p>Chris Bathum was a respected therapist, addiction specialist, and founder of one of the fastest-growing rehabilitation chains in America. But Bathum was a total fraud: he was a meth-head with a history of sexually abusing his patients, scamming insurance companies, and eliminating whistle-blowers. Like Rose Stahl. But this intended victim would be his last. Stahl would risk her life to bring down the monster she and so many other people in need had once trusted for their salvation.</p><p><i>Evan Wright’s </i>Bad Therapist<i> is part of </i>Exposure<i>, a collection of six incredible and true stories of American double lives from millionaire CEOs and suburban teens to undercover investigators and scam artists—all for whom secrets are a way of life. Each piece can be read or listened to in a single astonished sitting.</i></p>
Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their...
by , Roger Hill

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English

Pages

424

Publication Date

April 11, 2017

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The Army does not want you to read this book. It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk. It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes U.S. soldiers and Marines while setting free spies who kill Americans.This very system ambushed Captain Roger Hill and his men.Hill, a West Point grad and decorated combat veteran, was a rising young officer who had always followed the letter of the military law. In 2007, Hill got his dream job: infantry commander in the storied 101st Airborne. His new unit, Dog Company, 1-506th, had just returned stateside from the hell of Ramadi. The men were brilliant in combat but unpolished at home, where paperwork and inspections filled their days.With tough love, Hill and his First Sergeant, an old-school former drill instructor named Tommy Scott, turned the company into the top performers in the battalion. Hill and Scott then led Dog Company into combat in Afghanistan, where a third of their men became battlefield casualties after just six months. Meanwhile, Hill found himself at war with his own battalion commander, a charismatic but difficult man who threatened to relieve Hill at every turn. After two of his men died on a routine patrol, Hill and a counterintelligence team busted a dozen enemy infiltrators on their base in the violent province of Wardak. Abandoned by his high command, Hill suddenly faced an excruciating choice: follow Army rules the way he always had, or damn the rules to his own destruction and protect the men he'd grown to love.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE: THE ULTIMATE Guide to Speed-Reading People...
by BRANDON JAMES

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English

Pages

154

Publication Date

July 25, 2019

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<h2><strong><u>“Buy the Paperback Version of this Book and get the Kindle Book version FREE only for the US market.”</u></strong></h2><p>Analyzing people is one of life’s unheralded pleasures and a way to gain insight into the way other people live. When you have learned to analyze the people you meet, you will be able to associate more readily with them, since you will understand the direction from which they come.</p><p>Most researchers now agree that words are used primarily for conveying information, while skills like body language are used for negotiating interpersonal attitudes and in some cases are used as a substitute for verbal messages. For example, a woman can give a man a 'look to kill' and will convey a very clear message to him without opening her mouth.</p><p>Once you can analyze people readily, you can then proceed to the next step of understanding why they do the things they do. Good people sometimes do bad things, and it helps to comprehend why they do this. Also, you will be able to read the various behavior patterns in people you meet, so that you know what to expect from people shortly after having met them. You may learn more about yourself, too.</p><p>Having learned to analyze people accidentally by doing some petty businesses and traveling from office to office to try to convince people to buy patronize my services, I have come to realize that this is indeed a great skill.</p><p>In this special guide - <strong><em>How to Analyze People</em></strong>, I take a deep look into the different techniques and methods you can follow to begin analyzing people. This book isn’t just a vital tool for anyone that wants to become more aware of their personality and body language but is also keen on learning how to read and analyze verbal and nonverbal clues of other people. </p><p>Perhaps, you are wondering if your date is truly into you; if your boss truly cares about what you do or he is just waiting to leave… there are certain unspoken words, behaviors, actions, and even body movement that come to reality which you might want to know what they truly mean. We are all able to observe the personality traits and behavior patterns of others, but we fail to realize that each movement reveals certain aspects of human behavior. These findings are essential for interviewing people, choosing prospective romantic partners, and even detecting deceptive behavior.</p><p>All of these is what the book - <strong><em>How to Analyze People</em></strong> will reveal to you. Highlighted below are some of the things you will discover:</p><ul><li><strong>Understanding the self</strong></li><li><strong>Defining the different personality types</strong></li><li><strong>How to analyze people and their body language</strong></li><li><strong>Understanding behavioral patterns</strong></li><li><strong>Ways to discover one’s true intentions</strong></li><li><strong>The power of persuasion</strong></li><li><strong>The psychology of body language</strong></li><li><strong>How to interpret gestures and facial expressions</strong></li><li><strong>How to master the art of good listening</strong></li></ul><p><strong><em>How to Analyze People</em></strong> will teach you to analyze people readily, after which you can then take the next step of understanding why people do the things they do.</p><p>When you learn to read people, you’ll find that it’s a vital skill in your personal and business life - whether you are focusing on friendship, career, parenting or romance, learning to read people gives you a chance to develop valuable insights and make sound decisions.</p><p><u><strong>So do not hesitate to grab your copy NOW!</strong></u></p><p><br /></p>
Done Deal: An Insider's Guide to Football Contracts, Multi-Millio...
by Daniel Geey

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

January 24, 2019

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<b><br /> Insightful, enlightening and thought-provoking, leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey lifts the lid on the inner workings of modern football. </b><br /><br />Whether it is a manager being sacked, the signing of a new star player, television rights negotiations, player misconduct or multi-million-pound club takeovers, lawyers remain at the heart of all football business dealings. Written by leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey, who has dealt with all these incidents first hand, this highly accessible book explores the issues – from pitch to boardroom – that shape the modern game and how these impact leagues, clubs, players and fans.<br /><br />Featuring insider anecdotes and expert contributions, <i>Done Deal</i> provides football fans with a fresh and authoritative perspective on all off-field football matters.
Master Your Emotions: The New 5-Step System to End Anxiety, Defus...
by Prof. Dr. Detlef Beeker

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English

Pages

146

Publication Date

February 23, 2019

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<h3>"This incredibly practical guide teaches specific tactics to use when your emotions get out of control. Plenty of examples are given to illustrate how the techniques work, and a generous dose of humor is thrown in to make this an enjoyable read. I highly recommend reading Detlef Beeker’s Master Your Emotions!"<br />–John Weiler, Author, <em>An Ordinary Dude's Guide to Meditation</em></h3><h3><strong>Discover How To Effectively Get Rid Of Negative Emotions And Live A Happier Life Without Therapy And Medication With This Ultimate Guide To Emotional Control.</strong></h3><h3>In our fast-paced world of today with its technological advances and megacities, the human psyche is subjected to pressures of the likes which our ancestors have never before experienced. More people than ever are becoming prone to mental problems, due to stressful situations, and we haven't adapted to deal with it optimally and effectively.</h3><h3>Emotions that are allowed to run unchecked—anger, anxiety, depression and many other mental issues—can direct you into dark and dangerous places that may cost you everything, sometimes even your life.</h3><h3>In this comprehensive guide, Amazon bestselling author, Dr. Detlef Beeker condenses 20+ years of experience as a happiness researcher and anti-stress expert and hands you a powerful step-by-step blueprint you can use to obtain mastery over your feelings and emotions, allowing you to achieve your fullest potential.</h3><h3>Here's a snippet of what you're going to discover in this guide:</h3><ul><li><h3>A brand new, field-tested concept based on 20 years of painstaking research that will help you bring your emotions under control</h3></li><li><h3>What "emotion prophylaxis" is and how you can use it to free yourself from strong negative emotions</h3></li><li><h3>The foolproof, 5-Step recipe for achieving inner peace</h3></li><li><h3>A dead-simple technique that modern psychotherapists and ancient Greek philosophers alike use to prevent negative feelings from arising in the first place</h3></li><li><h3>How to resolve stress, worries, and fears in seconds with a scientifically proven technique.</h3></li><li><h3>Special, extremely powerful Anti-Panic Breathing with which you are guaranteed to get panic under control.</h3></li><li><h3>New generations thought-stop techniques guaranteed to stop negative thought in their tracks</h3></li><li><h3>How to effectively use the revolutionary Sedona method to get rid of negative emotions. In seconds.</h3></li><li><h3>Little-known but deadly effective power tactics to eliminate depression</h3></li><li><h3>...and much more.</h3></li></ul><h3>Filled with deep insights and practical advice, <em>Master Your Emotions</em> is an indispensable guide with powerful techniques that will help you understand and control your emotions you won't find anywhere else.</h3><h3><strong>100% money-back guarantee</strong>: You will get your money back from Amazon within one week if you don't like the book.</h3><h3><strong>Ready to take back control of your life? Scroll up and click the button to buy now!</strong></h3>
The Power Of A System: How To Build the Injury Law Practice of Yo...
by John Fisher

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

December 15, 2013

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What if you had total control overyour hours and weekends?<br />What if you didn’t have toanswer to anyone?<br />What if you took control over your future?<br /><br />When you work for someone else, you don’t control your future. Your boss decides how much money you make and how many hours you work. For many, the law is just a job that you do to make ends meet and pay the bills.<br /><br />It’s time to change that<br /><br />It’s not just about work and money. It’s about loving what you do and looking forward to coming to work. It’s about spending time with your family and living a fun life.<br /><br />It’s time you make the rules<br /><br />For the first time, you have in your hands the technical, managerial and entrepreneurial secrets to running a multi-million dollar law firm. Tried and true methods for managing and growing the injury law firm of your dreams is now in your hands—precise methods that, when applied, will slowly but surely grow your law firm into an asset that serves your ideal lifestyle.<br /><br />Who said you have to be a slave to your law practice? IT’S TIME TO BREAK ALL OF THE RULES so you have the one thing that all lawyers should seek: autonomy to live life on your terms.<br /><br />THE POWER OF A SYSTEM<br /><br />Torts, contracts, constitutional law…you got your fill in law school of theoretical concepts that you need to pass the bar exam. But then a funny thing happened, you got out of law school, opened your new law firm and you realized something—no one ever taught you how to run your own law firm in law school.<br /><br />Suddenly, you’re on your own with fancy new letterhead, a few clients and not much else. Your dusty law school books aren’t much help. It’s great to have your book smarts and fancy law degree but how do you pay the bills every Friday when your staff wants their paycheck? You pull your hair out wondering how you got yourself into this mess.<br /><br />This book was written for you.<br /><br />You are not alone. Yes, others have done the same thing before you and believe it or not, there are tried and proven recipes for success. Instead of fumbling around like the other lawyers in your town and just waiting for your phone to ring with your next case, you study the recipe and principles for a big-time injury law firm and little by little you begin implementing systems into your new law firm.<br />You have in your hands tried and proven systems for the injury law firm of your dreams. It’s not just the technical aspects of running your own law firm, but the managerial and entrepreneurial principles that you must have to keep a constant stream of new cases and clients coming down the pipe. And no, these are not law school theoretical concepts but the technical, managerial and entrepreneurial “how to” steps that have been tried and tested over years of trial and error.<br /><br />You won’t find a book like this in your law school library…or anywhere else.<br /><br />Law school’s out—no more time for theoretical concepts—it’s time to get bills paid, move cases to trial, start making money and begin living life on your terms.<br /><br /><br />All royalties from the sale of this book are donated to Doc to Dock, Inc., an amazing nonprofit organization based in New York that collects unused and unwanted medical supplies from around the country and ships them to hospitals and clinics in impoverished Third World nations in Africa and Haiti.<br /><br />Every day tons of unused medical supplies and equipment are incinerated or tossed into landfills in the U.S. Rather than letting the unused medical supplies go to waste, Doc to Dock, Inc. collects the donated medical supplies consisting of basic medical devices such as catheters and ultrasound machines, and transports them to developing countries where they are needed the most. Doc to Dock, Inc. has provided shipments to 18 different countries in the poorest regions of sub-Saharan Africa and has made a huge difference in preventing very curable and basic illnesses that are often life-threatening in Africa due to their lack of medical supplies.
La Captura y Reconfiguración Cooptada del Estado en Colombia (Sp...
by , Eduardo Salcedo-Albaran

Language

Spanish

Pages

125

Publication Date

September 15, 2008

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La Captura del Estado se ha entendido en la literatura especializada como un tipo de corrupción a gran escala, en la que agentes legales manipulan, mediante sobornos y dádivas, la formulación de reglas de juego para obtener beneficios económicos sin consulta del bienestar general. No obstante, cuando el agente captor es un grupo ilegal con elevada capacidad de intimidación mediante el uso de la fuerza, se va más allá del soborno como mecanismo de persuasión, buscando beneficios de largo plazo, no sólo económicos, sino adicionalmente penales, políticos y sociales. Con el propósito de analizar esta situación, Transparencia por Colombia y Fundación Avina apoyaron una exploración conceptual inicial, que luego fue profundizada y convertida en el presente libro gracias al espacio de instigación académica transdisciplinar propiciado por el Grupo Método.<br />En Colombia, durante las últimas décadas distintos actores poderosos, legales e ilegales, han buscado manipular decisiones estatales en el ámbito local, regional y nacional. Aunque se han observado avances en distintos procesos de Captura, llegándose a plantear proyectos orientados a la Reconfiguración Cooptada del Estado, ello no ha implicado necesariamente la ilegitimidad del Estado. Sin embargo, mientras existan grupos poderosos ilegales, como son las estructuras mafiosas, persistirán condiciones propicias para la reproducción de procesos tendientes a La Captura y Reconfiguración Cooptada del Estado en Colombia. <br />

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