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Uncharted Lives

Author : Stanley Siegel
ISBN : UOM:39015026891112
Genre : Psychology
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Arguing that gay men develop their creativity as a way to survive psychologically in a straight world, an analysis of the emotional and intellectual growth of gay men deals with issues including promiscuity, effeminacy, and political activism. 15,000 first printing. Tour.
Category: Psychology

Uncharted Lives

Author : Glasgow Women's Studies Group
ISBN : UVA:X000887243
Genre : Women
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First major collection of articles to focus entirely on the lives of women in Scotland.
Category: Women

Compass For Uncharted Lives

Author : Donald J. Kirby
ISBN : 0815631537
Genre : Education
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Responding to the growing importance of the values education movement and the need for institutional guidance in the planning and implementation of values programs, this book offers a practical and conceptual model. A founder and for fifteen years the director of the Center for the Advancement of Values Education (CAVE) at Le Moyne College, Donald J. Kirby draws on that experience to clarify and describe the development, research, and fine-tuning skills required to create this evolving, effective, operational process. He makes the process come alive giving others the power to make it a reality in their own institutions. He documents the leadership, growth process, structure, and institutional support that have enabled the CAVE model to succeed at Le Moyne. Discussing a number of approaches, Kirby offers advice for tailoring the CAVE model to various kinds of institutions, from large universities to medical, law, and business schools. Compass for Uncharted Lives provides a unique practical guide to program development, making this book an invaluable resource for faculty and administrators who want to move from desire to action in terms of values education.
Category: Education

Uncharted Corners Of Consciousness

Author : Gerbrig Berman; Shelly Siskind
ISBN : 1462057071
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Uncharted Corners of Consciousness: A Guidebook for Personal and Spiritual Growth A unique and provocative handbook for those who are ready to begin or continue on their spiritual journey. This is a practical, pragmatic and peaceful book for seekers who want to move from reading to doing. Combining exercises and direction for integrating the spiritual into our daily experiences, this book will become a valuable guide for individuals and therapists alike. Gerbrig Berman and Shelly Siskind were shaken from their comfortable lives and introduced to a teaching team from a different dimension who provided lessons from ancient and modern traditions. The authors invite you to meet your own team and this book shows you how. The superb collection of meditative writings and drawings leap off the page and lead you on an exciting inward journey - to the very core of your being. With more than forty years of study and application, both in their personal and professional lives, the authors enable you to be an active participant in your own well-being. Uncharted Corners of Consciousness is a marvelous guide for making sense of the mystical.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Gender And The Self In Latin American Literature

Author : Emma Staniland
ISBN : 9781134615049
Genre : Literary Collections
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This book explores six texts from across Spanish America in which the coming-of-age story ('Bildungsroman') offers a critique of gendered selfhood as experienced in the region’s socio-cultural contexts. Looking at a range of novels from the late twentieth century, Staniland explores thematic concerns in terms of their role in elucidating a literary journey towards agency: that is, towards the articulation of a socially and personally viable female gendered identity, mindful of both the hegemonic discourses that constrain it, and the possibility of their deconstruction and reconfiguration. Myth, exile and the female body are the three central themes for understanding the personal, social and political aims of the Post-Boom women writers whose work is explored in this volume: Isabel Allende, Laura Esquivel, Ángeles Mastretta, Sylvia Molloy, Cristina Peri Rossi and Zoé Valdés. Their adoption, and adaptation, of an originally eighteenth-century and European literary genre is seen here to reshape the global canon as much as it works to reshape our understanding of gendered identities as socially constructed, culturally contingent, and open-ended.
Category: Literary Collections

Uncharted Territories

Author : Hywel Roberts
ISBN : 9781781353035
Genre : Education
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Hywel Roberts and Debra Kidd’s Uncharted Territories: Adventures in learning is a book of prompts, provocations and possibilities designed to nourish creativity and generate ideas that will get teachers and pupils excited about learning. In this time of high-stakes testing, growing mental health issues among young people and increasing pressure on teachers to focus on rote repetition and practice papers, we have to step back and ask: “What is the purpose of education?” If you think it is to get children through tests, then this book is probably not for you. If, however, you think it is to develop wisdom in children – the capacity to think, to apply knowledge, to empathise, to weigh up evidence, to consider consequences and to make informed choices – then this book is most definitely for you. Rooted in practice and grounded in research, Uncharted Territories invites a reassessment of what curriculum coverage can look like and provides an abundance of hooks into exploratory learning that place learners – of whatever age – knee-deep in dilemma, so that they are thinking deeply, analytically and imaginatively. These are not knowledge organisers or schemes of work; rather they are inspirational forays into imagined contexts for learning which, as fantastical as they may appear, always have the real world as their destination. Signposted by story starters and inductive questions – not to mention the beautiful illustrations which are sure to fire children’s imaginations – Hywel and Debra’s innovative routes to learning will help teachers stray from the beaten track of the curriculum and instil in learners a sense of purpose as they discover, manipulate and apply knowledge and skills across a range of collaborative, cross-curricular problem-solving contexts. Each chapter focuses on a different place – such as a remote castle or a mysterious cave, where the learning will be applied and challenged – and is packed with starting points and “what ifs ...?” to establish rich landscapes for exploration and a wide range of opportunities for discussion and writing. To help map out the territory ahead, Hywel and Debra guide the teacher around the key learning landmarks linked to each context’s overarching concepts and lines of inquiry, and point out the many different curriculum areas to which the explorations naturally lend themselves to. The authors go further by offering transferable ideas which can be adjusted to work with whatever age group, as well as a variety of context-based tasks to enable the teacher to explore how elements of, for example, literacy and/or numeracy could be incorporated in order to save curriculum time. While Uncharted Territories is a rallying call to arms for the imagination, in each of its chapters Hywel and Debra also delve into the why in order to present the teacher with a comprehensive debrief of the learning processes and the theoretical and academic underpinning. Furthermore, the authors provide a helpful listing of drama techniques and relevant books and poems that can be incorporated into the learning journeys, as well as useful advice on how to assess and evidence their outcomes. Designed for use with learners of all ages, from early years to secondary. Chapters and contexts for exploration include: 1. The Forest, 2. The Castle, 3. The Graveyard, 4. The Mountain, 5. The Ship, 6. The Universe, 7. The Wasteland, 8. The Zoo, 9. The Cave, 10. The Theme Park.
Category: Education

Spiritual Direction The Gay Person

Author : James Empereur
ISBN : 9780567321282
Genre : Religion
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Intended for counsellors and spiritual directors, this text aims to assist gay men and lesbian women in relationships, prayer, liturgy, and in the problems produced by their commitment to, or rejection of, institutional religion.
Category: Religion

Lives And Times

Author : Blaine T. Browne
ISBN : 9781442200609
Genre : History
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Lives and Times is a biographical reader designed to acquaint students with major issues in American history through the lives of individuals, prominent and otherwise, whose activities and ideas were crucial in shaping the course of the nation's history. Employing a narrative style, each volume consists of thirteen chapters in which the lives of two individuals are examined in the broader context of major historical themes. Readers will find not only a diversity of individuals profiled, but also themes spanning political, economic, social, cultural, intellectual and military history. This combined biographical/thematic approach provides the reader with more extensive biographical information and a fuller examination of key issues than is commonly offered in core texts. Each chapter also offers study questions and a bibliography.
Category: History

Uncharted Journey

Author : Donatella Young
ISBN : 9780595247431
Genre : Fiction
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Attractive, middle-aged Emily Hughes appeared to have it all as the wife of a successful and handsome husband. Suddenly her husband asks for a divorce. Devastated by the divorce, wounded by the Catholic Church's annulment of her thirty-five year marriage and misunderstood by her adult daughters, Emily realizes that she, too, had been unfulfilled in the marriage. Emily has lost her spiritual compass and sets out on a journey to remap the rest of her life. What sets this novel apart from others in this genre is the spiritual nature of Emily's quest. Her faith is both challenged and enriched as she explores new friendships with a free-spirited neighbor and friend, Frances, who accompanies her to Nepal to trek through the Himalayas. On this trek she meets a young Buddhist Sherpa and Roman Catholic priest floundering in his priesthood and finally an enigmatic man who has just spent the past year in a Buddhist monastery. Emily's journey with the help of her new friends leads her to find new ways to get on with her life.
Category: Fiction

Through Uncharted Space

Author : Anna Hackett
ISBN : 9781925539035
Genre : Fiction
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A deep-space convoy master who demands everyone follow his rules...and the stowaway scam artist who's never met a rule she wouldn't break. Dare Phoenix runs his convoy with absolute control. In uncharted space, lives depend on it. When one plain, dowdy woman comes aboard, his gut tells him that something is off about her. Soon there are assassins on his ship, sabotage, and people dying, and Dare discovers his drab passenger is definitely not what she seems. Instead, he uncovers a smart-mouthed scam artist who defies him at every turn. Dakota Jones is a survivor. Life has taught her that if you don't grab what you want, someone else will snatch it away. Tired of having nothing, she's stolen a map to the location of an immense lost treasure from Earth and she's going to find it. Okay, so maybe stealing the map from a deadly terrorist group wasn't her best decision, but now she just needs to dodge their crazy followers, hide out on the Phoenix Convoy, and find a way to decode the map. Easy, right? Wrong. As soon as she sets eyes on the sexy, in-charge Dare Phoenix, she knows she's made a terrible mistake. Dare and Dakota strike sparks at every turn...but with her life in danger, she reluctantly agrees to join forces with Dare to find the treasure. But every step of their adventure is dogged by danger, and the biggest threat they face is getting burned by their incendiary attraction. On this hunt, they will find themselves going beyond their depths, tested to their limits, and deep in uncharted territory. Note to readers: This sci fi romance contains a lot of action (think assassins, space terrorists, underwater adventures), cool offsiders (some sexy brothers) and a steamy romance (lots of sexy times between a bossy man and a smart-mouthed scam artist). This is treasure hunting sci-fi style. So if you like it fast, and fun, and sexy, this is for you!
Category: Fiction