The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Studies by Jodi Magness

By Jodi Magness

The useless Sea Scrolls are one of the finest and significant archaeological discoveries ever made, and the excavation of the Qumran group itself has supplied worthwhile information regarding Judaism and the Jewish global within the final centuries B.C.E.
Like the lifeless Sea Scrolls, although, the Qumran website is still the thing of extreme scholarly debate. In a booklet intended to introduce common readers to this attention-grabbing region of analysis, veteran archaeologist Jodi Magness right here offers an outline of the archaeology of Qumran and provides a thrilling new interpretation of this historic neighborhood in response to info present in the lifeless Sea Scrolls and different modern documents.
Magness's paintings deals a couple of clean conclusions pertaining to lifestyles at Qumran. She is of the same opinion that Qumran was once a sectarian cost yet rejects different unconventional perspectives, together with the view that Qumran used to be a villa rustica or manor condo. by way of rigorously examining the broadcast info on Qumran, she refines the site's chronology, reinterprets the aim of a few of its rooms, and reexamines the archaeological proof for the presence of girls and kids within the payment. a number of photographs and diagrams provide readers a firsthand examine the site.
Written with an expert's perception but with a journalist's spunk, this attractive e-book is bound to reinvigorate dialogue of this huge archaeological locate.

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Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National by Melissa Aronczyk

By Melissa Aronczyk

Nationwide governments all over the world are turning to branding experts, public kinfolk advisers and strategic communications specialists to assist them "brand" their jurisdiction. utilizing the instruments, concepts and services of business branding is thought to aid international locations articulate extra coherent and cohesive identities, allure international capital, and preserve citizen loyalty. briefly, the target of kingdom branding is to make the state topic in an international the place borders and bounds look more and more out of date.

But what really occurs to the state whilst it's reconceived as a model? How does country branding switch the phrases of politics and tradition in a globalized international? via case reports in twelve international locations and in-depth interviews with kingdom branding specialists and their nationwide consumers, Melissa Aronczyk argues that the social, political and cultural discourses constitutive of the kingdom were harnessed in new and complicated methods, with far-reaching outcomes for either our thought of the state and our beliefs of nationwide citizenship. Branding the Nation demanding situations the acquired knowledge concerning the strength of manufacturers to alter the area, and provides a serious viewpoint on those new methods of conceiving price and identification within the globalized twenty-first century.

This booklet is ready how country branding turned a world phenomenon and a pro transnational perform. it's also approximately how kingdom branding has develop into an answer to perceived modern difficulties affecting the gap of the state country: difficulties of monetary improvement, democratic communique, and particularly nationwide visibility and legitimacy amidst the a number of international flows of overdue modernity. during this publication, Melissa Aronczyk charts the political, cultural and fiscal rationales during which the country has been made to subject in a twenty-first-century context of worldwide integration.

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Institutions of Modern Spain: A Political and Economic Guide by Michael T. Newton

By Michael T. Newton

This booklet presents a special and entire advisor to Spain's political and monetary associations. The authors express how those have advanced over the last decade to mirror the expanding regionalization of public lifestyles and actual integration of the rustic into ecu Union associations. trained remark on the finish of every bankruptcy balances precise descriptions of the associations involved, and cautious cross-referencing guarantees an realizing of the most important hyperlinks between businesses. this can be an improved, revised and fully-updated version of the authors' ebook Spain: A advisor to Political and financial associations, (CUP 1987).

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Psychiatry Finals: EMQs and OSCEs by Kazuya Iwata

By Kazuya Iwata

This revision consultant comprises prolonged Matching Questions (EMQs) and saw dependent scientific Examinations (OSCEs) that comprehensively disguise the most important themes in Psychiatry more likely to be confirmed at clinical college. it is going to even be a useful source to these taking different assessments comparable to the PLAB and postgraduate Psychiatry examinations.

Part 1 contains fifty eight EMQs, divided into eight chapters, masking questions about psychological country examinations, normal grownup psychiatry, developmental and natural issues, remedies, and administration matters. such a lot EMQs specialize in a selected presentation or factor and are in line with scientific vignettes that describe a medical state of affairs. each one EMQ is geared up as 5 stems with 10 alternatives and solutions to every EMQ are given on the finish of every bankruptcy with extra notes clarifying particular thoughts now not coated within the questions.

Part 2 covers OSCEs, that are in keeping with universal medical situations and stations usually encountered in assessments. The 23 questions conceal history-taking, verbal exchange, and useful stations.

Ideal for scientific scholars and junior medical professionals, this booklet is meant to enrich instead of substitute different psychiatry books, and may aid scholars enhance a greater knowing of the scientific points of psychiatry.

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Police Integrity Management in Australia: Global Lessons for by Louise Porter

By Louise Porter

In the earlier 20 years, Australia has been the location of significant police misconduct scandals and inquiries, resulting in reform tasks on the leading edge of police integrity administration practices. proposing interviews with key informants and an research of key files, Police Integrity administration in Australia: international classes for scuffling with Police Misconduct offers a complete examine, performed from 2008 to 2010, of innovations and structures in Australia.

Providing a unprecedented assessment and critique of a whole suite of rules, associations, and courses followed to wrestle misconduct in policing, this volume:

  • Outlines the worldwide challenge of police misconduct and its effects
  • Summarizes present wisdom approximately top practices within the box, the truth of corruption in Australia, and the reform schedule that has pushed significant swap and experimentation
  • Presents present integrity ideas in position in Australia, protecting the rationales, proof of effectiveness, and difficulties
  • Explores undercover stings, drug and alcohol trying out, mediation of lawsuits, ethics education, and regulating the police use of force

Organized logically for ease of navigation, each one bankruptcy includes an "Emerging concerns" part, highlighting a number of the extra promising and/or cutting edge integrity techniques in addition to looming issues and moral concerns.

The ebook concludes with an total overview of the knowledge offered within the physique of the e-book, assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian method and the results for adoption of those ideas in different police departments round the world.

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Civil Gang Abatement: The Effectiveness and Implications of by Edward L. Allan

By Edward L. Allan

Civil gang abatement is an cutting edge treatment making use of civil injunctions to wrestle public nuisance task by means of gangs. This process has been promoted as a problem-oriented reaction to gang difficulties. Allan examines no matter if the method of buying a "gang injunction" accommodates the first dimensions of problem-oriented responses: flexibility and group involvement. Flexibility is obvious within the even distribution of projects between 3 different types: high-drug, high-crime, and high-disorder. facts of neighborhood involvement is susceptible, as a result of the loss of group businesses in gang-plagued neighborhoods, the low-profile nature of the projects, and the possibility of retaliation opposed to members. even though the expectancy for neighborhood involvement in gang injunction projects may be tempered, civil gang abatement is an acceptable method of local gang difficulties.

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Family Therapy in Focus (Counselling & Psychotherapy in by Mark Rivett, Eddy Street

By Mark Rivett, Eddy Street

Drawing on decades' event in perform, instructing and research, Mark Rivett and Eddy Street current philosophical, sociological and empirical perspectives of kinfolk remedy. Balancing the perceived merits opposed to the aptitude barriers, they pose questions, which problem these in the career to imagine demanding approximately their role.

} does family members remedy paintings?

} can these such a lot in want particularly be helped?

} is kinfolk remedy a method of social control?

} who does professionalization help?

While so much texts provide an easy and uncritical point of view, by contrast Family remedy in Focus goals to stimulate debate between practitioners and to assist trainees undertake a extra reflective and important angle in the direction of their very own expert improvement and the advance in their profession.

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Toward a K-20 Student Unit Record Data System for California by Georges Vernez, Cathy Krop, Mikra Vuollo, Janet S. Hansen

By Georges Vernez, Cathy Krop, Mikra Vuollo, Janet S. Hansen

To enhance the development of scholars in the course of the academic approach and to enhance schooling caliber, California wishes a powerful information method which may music a person student1s development from kindergarten to school and past. The authors overview California1s a number of present scholar information platforms and establish steps that may be taken towards development and preserving an built-in pupil info method for the nation.

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Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering by Stephen K. Levine

By Stephen K. Levine

Stephen ok. Levine's new e-book explores the character of stressful adventure and the healing position of the humanities and humanities treatments in responding to it. It means that through re-imagining painful and tragic reports via art-making, we may possibly liberate their fixity and detrimental carry on our lives and face up to the temptation to imagine the position of the sufferer. one of many issues that the ebook addresses is the wear performed by way of the tendency to undertake inventory tools of realizing and superficial factors for the depths, complexities, wonders, and exasperations of human adventure. The publication explores the chaos and fragmentation inherent in either artwork and human lifestyles and the ways that reminiscence and mind's eye can locate which means by way of acknowledging this chaos and embodying it in applicable kinds.

The publication builds at the vital theories of Stephen ok. Levine's prior ebook, Poiesis: The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul, additionally released through Jessica Kingsley Publishers. It demanding situations dominant mental views on trauma and offers a brand new framework for humanities therapists, psychotherapists, psychologists and social scientists to appreciate the effectiveness of the humanities treatments in responding to human suffering.

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Reinventing Government in the Information Age: International by Richard Heeks

By Richard Heeks

Will info know-how support reinvent govt? it could, yet provided that it's appropriately controlled. This ebook offers a brand new version for administration of knowledge age reform, in accordance with overseas case-studies drawn from the U.S., united kingdom, mainland Europe, and constructing nations. It bargains functional tips and analytical insights and should be of price to practitioners, scholars, educators and researchers in either public management and knowledge structures.

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