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Barely Functional Adult

Author : Meichi Ng
ISBN : 9780062945600
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A Hardcover Original From the creator of Barely Functional Adult, a painfully relatable webcomic with over 125k followers on Instagram, comes a hilariously poignant collection of beautifully illustrated short stories that chronicle the ever-evolving perspectives of your twenties on work, therapy, identity, heartbreak, friendship, and more. Wielding her trademark balance of artful humor, levity, and heartbreaking introspection, Meichi Ng’s indisputably relatable collection of short stories holds a mirror to our past, present, and future selves. Featuring a swaddled, gender-neutral, Barely Functional Adult as its protagonist, who says all the things we think but cannot say, this book is equal parts humorous and heartbreaking as it spans a spectrum of topics including imposter syndrome, therapy, friendships, first loves, letting go of exes, and just trying to find your purpose in the world. Prepare to excitedly shove this book in your friend’s face with little decorum as you shout, “THIS IS SO US!” In this beautiful, four-color collection compiled completely of never-before-seen content, Meichi perfectly captures the best and worst of us in every short story, allowing us to weep with pleasure at our own fallibility. Hilarious, relatable, and heart-wrenchingly honest, This Book Is a Time Machine will have you laughing and crying in the same breath, and taking solace in the fact that we’re anything but alone in this world.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Headlocks And Dropkicks A Butt Kicking Ride Through The World Of Professional Wrestling

Author : Ted Kluck
ISBN : 9780313354823
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Is it sport or is it entertainment? As presented by World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., the most well-known promoter of professional wrestling, it is hard for the uninitiated to tell. A refuge for the very athletic, and often a breeding ground for the highly dysfunctional, professional wrestling is, in the truest sense, life on the fringes. • 15 illustrations
Category: Sports & Recreation

From Martyrs To Murderers

Author : Robert L. Dahlgren
ISBN : 9789463009652
Genre : Education
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In From Martyrs to Murderers, the author explores the connections between the dark, unflattering representations of public schools, teachers and teaching in popular Hollywood films and the conservative attacks on public education that have culminated in a generation of neo-liberal standards reform measures. The author’s analysis is based on a survey of 60 movies that feature significant interactions between public school teachers and their students. This study employed a textual analysis method involving viewing the films alongside original script material, which reveals that the narratives involving public schools during the late 20th century and early 21st century are distinct from those involving other types of schools or eras. Rather than the romantic figures of earlier portraits, such as Eve Arden’s beloved Our Miss Brooks in the 1940s and 1950s radio and television serial, these teachers are consistently portrayed as negative archetypes, thus providing a rationale for the school reform agenda of the 1980s. The sheer repetition of these damaging images in Hollywood products of the period made the American public more susceptible to the deceptive arguments outlined in A Nation at Risk, the seminal 1983 report that provided the blueprint for the standards reform movement that has dominated education policy for the past generation. This work thus develops upon the critical perspectives of educational historians and social studies educators who have probed this turning point in the history of American schooling. It also offers an alternative means of viewing the reality of life in the nation’s public institutions.
Category: Education

Globalization Critique And Social Theory

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ISBN : 9781785602467
Genre : Social Science
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In recent years, under the impression and the burden of globalization and neoliberalism, debates about the relationship between the theory and practice of progress - including the theory and practice of social critique - have gone through an unexpected and momentous revival, renewal and rejuvenation.
Category: Social Science

Human Biological Diversity

Author : Daniel E. Brown
ISBN : 9781317347811
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 70.34 MB
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This text is intended for the sophomore level course in human variation/human biology taught in anthropology departments. It may also serve as a supplementary text in introductory physical anthropology courses. In addition to covering the standard topics for the course, it features contemporary topics in human biology such as the Human Genome Project, genetic engineering, the effects of stress, obesity and pollution.
Category: Social Science

The Literacy Hoax

Author : Paul Copperman
ISBN : 0688033539
Genre : Education
File Size : 39.88 MB
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L'enseignement américain est actuellement une institution sociale qui souffre du déclin des performances scolaires, de l'appauvrissement des programmes de la pléthore de diplômes et de la mystification de l'enseignemet comme moyen d'égaliser les chances pour tous.
Category: Education

Unspeakable Things

Author : Laurie Penny
ISBN : 9781620406908
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 66.66 MB
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Shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize 2014 Laurie Penny, one of our most prominent young voices of feminism and dissent, presents a trenchant report on our society today--and our society tomorrow, as she is willing to fight to see it. Smart, clear-eyed, and irreverent, Unspeakable Things is a fresh look at gender and power in the twenty-first century, which asks difficult questions about dissent and desire, money and masculinity, sexual violence, menial work, mental health, queer politics, and the Internet. Celebrated journalist and activist Laurie Penny draws on a broad history of feminist thought and her own experience in radical subcultures in America and Britain to take on cultural phenomena from the Occupy movement to online dating, give her unique spin on economic justice and freedom of speech, and provide candid personal insight to rally the defensive against eating disorders, sexual assault, and internet trolls. Unspeakable Things is a book that is eye-opening not only in the critique it provides, but also in the revolutionary alternatives it imagines.
Category: Social Science

Adult Literacy Provision In Australia

Author : Darryl Dymock
ISBN : UOM:39015036873209
Genre : Elementary education of adults
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Includes programmes for Aboriginal people and lists schemes in each state.
Category: Elementary education of adults


Author :
ISBN : UCSC:32106012652191
Genre : Arnhem Land (N.T.)
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Category: Arnhem Land (N.T.)

Adult Children Of Fairly Functional Parents

Author : Becky Freeman
ISBN : 0805461558
Genre : Social Science
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This mother/daughter writing team climbs fearlessly into the family tree, then bounces around on the limbs to see what shakes loose! The result is the story of a family filled with love and laughter, yet one with its share of challenges and disappointments and memorable characters. Written with a rare and wonderful combination of wit, keen insight, and a gift for finding fun in even the smallest detail, this book overflows with the joy God brings to families who follow Him.
Category: Social Science

Literacy Discussion

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ISBN : UCLA:L0053496493
Genre : Adult education
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Category: Adult education

Biology Of Developing Systems

Author : Philip Grant
ISBN : UOM:39015012595362
Genre : Developmental biology
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Category: Developmental biology

Members Service Bulletin

Author : Inland Daily Press Association (U.S.)
ISBN : UOM:39015010763293
Genre : Journalism
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Nursing Care Of Older Adults

Author : Carol A. Miller
ISBN : UOM:39015029950626
Genre : Geriatric nursing
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(1E 1990) Presents changes consequences & care related to psychosocial & physiologic functioning/comfort & pleasure.
Category: Geriatric nursing