IT S COMPLICATED

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It S Complicated

Author : danah boyd
ISBN : 9780300166439
Genre : Social Science
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What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media. She explores tropes about identity, privacy, safety, danger, and bullying. Ultimately, boyd argues that society fails young people when paternalism and protectionism hinder teenagers’ ability to become informed, thoughtful, and engaged citizens through their online interactions. Yet despite an environment of rampant fear-mongering, boyd finds that teens often find ways to engage and to develop a sense of identity. Boyd’s conclusions are essential reading not only for parents, teachers, and others who work with teens but also for anyone interested in the impact of emerging technologies on society, culture, and commerce in years to come. Offering insights gleaned from more than a decade of original fieldwork interviewing teenagers across the United States, boyd concludes reassuringly that the kids are all right. At the same time, she acknowledges that coming to terms with life in a networked era is not easy or obvious. In a technologically mediated world, life is bound to be complicated.
Category: Social Science

It S Complicated But It Doesn T Have To Be

Author : Paul Carrick Brunson
ISBN : 9781592407699
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A professional matchmaker and certified life coach outlines a straightforward, optimistic guide to finding romance, discussing how to assess one's marriage suitability, relationship etiquette in modern times, and the appropriate use of current technology.
Category: Family & Relationships

It S Complicated

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ISBN : 1884167691
Genre : Photography
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Presents a collection of interviews and photographs of American teenagers in which they describe their lives.
Category: Photography

U N Me It S Complicated

Author : Aditya Nighot
ISBN : 9781482846423
Genre : Fiction
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Inspired from a real life incident,the story will take you on a trip of immature, innocent love and pain,emphasizing on a true friendship. Aditya,a nerd who keeps no interest in being in a relationship,once falls in love with a girl named Rutuja,who is a modern type of girl. Everything between the two seems to be good until the things get nasty and Aditya decides to attempt suicide. Will Aditya give away his life or has destiny written something different for him?
Category: Fiction

Social Lives

Author : Wendy Walker
ISBN : 1429928239
Genre : Fiction
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Step into picture-perfect Wilshire, home to some of the most privileged people in the world, where one woman's desperate act could bring the precariously balanced social order crashing down... Wilshire, Connecticut, the gilded enclave of Manhattan's prosperous elite, appears to be a vision of suburban tranquility: the mansions are tastefully designed, the lawns are expertly manicured, and the streets are as hushed as the complexities in the residents' lives. While Wilshire's husbands battle each other in the financial world, their wives manage their estates and raise the next elite generation. Some women are envied, some respected, and others simply tolerated. But regardless of where they stand, each woman is defined by the world she inhabits and bound by the unyielding social structure that surrounds her. Rosalyn Barlow, the most envied woman in Wilshire, is waging a battle of social manipulation to silence the scandalous gossip that threatens her daughter's reputation while her self-made billionaire husband grows more and more distant in his young retirement. But for fourteen year-old Caitlin Barlow, navigating life as a teenager in a culture of wealth and sexual promiscuity has become far more perilous than either of her parents knows. Newcomer Sarah Livingston has nothing but disdain for everyone and everything around her and a growing terror at having another child in a world she's come to resent. As she is pulled into the Barlow family's storm, the walls begin to close in around her marriage and the life she once thought she wanted. And for Jacqueline Halstead, who's just discovered her husband is under investigation for fraud surrounding his hedge fund, saving her family from total ruin means doing the unthinkable - and shaking the Barlow family, Wilshire's insular community, and herself to the core.
Category: Fiction

It S Not Complicated

Author : Rick Nason
ISBN : 9781487514785
Genre : Business & Economics
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In the new knowledge economy, traditional modes of thinking are no longer effective. Compartmentalizing problems and solutions and assuming everything can be solved with the right formula can no longer keep pace with the radical changes occurring daily in the modern business world. It’s Not Complicated offers a paradigm shift for business professionals looking for simplified solutions to complex problems. In his straightforward and highly engaging style, Rick Nason introduces the principles of “complexity thinking” which empower managers to understand, correlate, and explain a diverse range of business phenomena. For example, why some new products go viral while others remain unnoticed, how office cliques develop despite collaborative work policies and spaces, how economic bubbles form, and how an unknown retiree foiled one of the most carefully planned product launches ever with a single letter to the editor of his local newspaper. Rather than consider complicated and complex as interchangeable terms, Rick Nason explains what complexity is, how it arises, and the errors in solving complex situations with complicated thinking. It’s Not Complicated provides managers with fresh, counterintuitive, and actionable models for dealing with challenging business problems.
Category: Business & Economics

Relationship Status It S Complicated

Author : Gary J. Harrington
ISBN : 9781462041664
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Denise is a married woman with what appears to be the perfect life. All of her friends and family are jealous of what she has, so why isn’t she happy? Like many women in her thirties she is starting to miss the 20 percent of life she feels like she is not getting at home. Tisha spends every day at work teaching children to “aim for the moon and even if you miss you will land among the stars,” but when she goes home, she allows her children to bear witness to the world’s greatest tragedy, a woman who doesn’t know her own worth. She should be reading “How to Find a Good Man for Dummies!” She refuses to admit that the way she is being treated by her man is completely unacceptable. Taylor should be the fifth member of the Sex and the City cast. She is highly successful in her professional life, but she is a complete loser when it comes to keeping a man. Honestly, she can’t figure out if her professional growth is scaring the good men away, or if she has some bad habits that men refuse to live with. Relationship Status: It’s Complicated! Is a novel about women and their struggle to understand how to maintain a positive relationship with men. Women claim that there are no good men out there, but they constantly overlook their own mistakes that create the messes that they call relationship. Relationship Status: It’s Complicated! takes a full body mirror and places it in front of every women and forces them to take a hard look at who they are, and where they fall short in relationships. Relationship Status: It’s Complicated! shares the stories that every woman is afraid to tell, but can’t help relating to!
Category: Family & Relationships

Risk

Author : Ann Christopher
ISBN : 9780991066445
Genre : Fiction
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Career. Family. Romance. It’s Complicated. Opposites attract. But can they stick? Bad boy personal trainer Justus Robinson thrives on hot hookups with easy women. Brainy lawyer Angela Dennis avoids romance and obsesses about making partner at her firm. A shocking event throws them together and pits them against each other, making a love match unlikely. Or is it? Looking for a sexy and intense read with a happy ending? Enjoy Risk today! What’s an AC CLASSIC? An updated and pumped-up version of one of Ann’s earlier books, with new scenes, a never-before-seen epilogue and author commentary! Even if you read (and hopefully loved!) the original version, you won’t want to miss the AC CLASSIC version… “Ann Christopher gets it right every time.” —Lori Foster, New York Times Bestselling Author “Ann Christopher’s gift with words will leave you captivated and breathless.” —Brenda Jackson, New York Times & USA TODAY Bestselling Author
Category: Fiction

Money Taste And Wine

Author : Mike Veseth
ISBN : 9781442234642
Genre : Business & Economics
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“It’s complicated!” That’s a simple way to describe the sort of relationship that seemingly defies simple explanations. Like a love triangle, money, taste, and wine are caught in a complicated relationship affecting every aspect of the wine industry and wine enthusiast experience. As wine economist and best-selling author Mike Veseth peels back the layers of the money-taste-wine story, he discovers the wine buyer’s biggest mistake (which is to confuse money and taste) and learns how to avoid it, sips and swirls dump bucket wines and Treasure Island wines, and toasts anything but Champagne. He bulks up with big-bag, big-box wines and realizes that sometimes the best wine is really a beer. Along the way he questions wine’s identity crisis, looks down his nose at wine snobs and cheese bores, follows the money, surveys the restaurant war battleground, and imagines wines that even money cannot buy before concluding that money, taste, and wine might have a complicated relationship but sometimes they have the power to change the world. His engaging and enlightening book will surprise, inform, inspire, and delight anyone with an interest in wine—or complicated relationships.
Category: Business & Economics