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Forces For Good

Author : Lorraine M. Elliott
ISBN : 071906936X
Genre : History
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Introduction - Lorraine Elliott & Graeme Cheeseman; Part I: Framing Contexts; 1. Cosmopolitan ethics and militaries as 'forces for good' - Lorraine Elliott; 2. Cosmopolitan military actions: who can and will act now? - Gwyn Prins; 3. The good state as cosmopolitan agent - Peter Lawler; 4.
Category: History

Forces For Good

Author : Leslie R. Crutchfield
ISBN : 9781118237939
Genre : Business & Economics
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An updated edition of a groundbreaking book on best practicesfor nonprofits What makes great nonprofits great? In the original book, authorsCrutchfield and McLeod Grant employed a rigorous researchmethodology derived from for-profit books like Built toLast. They studied 12 nonprofits that have achievedextraordinary levels of impact—from Habitat for Humanity tothe Heritage Foundation—and distilled six counterintuitivepractices that these organizations use to change the world. Features a new introduction that explores the new context inwhich nonprofits operate and the consequences for theseorganizations Includes a new chapter on applying the Six Practices to small,local nonprofits, including some examples of theseorganizations Contains an update on the 12 organizations featured in theoriginal book—how they have fared, what they've learned, andwhere they are now in their growth trajectory This book has lessons for all readers interested in creatingsignificant social change, including nonprofit managers, donors,and volunteers.
Category: Business & Economics

Forces For Good

Author : C. Duncanson
ISBN : 9781137319425
Genre : Political Science
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This book utilises the growing phenomenon of British soldier narratives from Iraq and Afghanistan to explore how British soldiers make sense of their role on these complex, multi-dimensional operations. It aims to intervene in the debates within critical feminist scholarship over whether soldiers can ever be agents of peace.
Category: Political Science

Fricci N Positiva Fricci N Negativa

Author : Patty Whitehouse
ISBN : 9781612364865
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines The Observable Forces In Nature With The Help From Machines And Tools.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Good War In American Memory

Author : John Bodnar
ISBN : 9781421400020
Genre : History
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In building this narrative, Bodnar shows how the idealism of President Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms was lost in the public commemoration of World War II, how the war's memory became intertwined in the larger discussion over American national identity, and how it only came to be known as the "good warmany years after its conclusion.
Category: History

The European Union And Border Conflicts

Author : Thomas Diez
ISBN : 9781139470759
Genre : Political Science
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It is generally assumed that regional integration leads to stability and peace. This book is a systematic study of the impact of European integration on the transformation of border conflicts. It provides a theoretical framework centred on four 'pathways' of impact and applies them to five cases of border conflicts: Cyprus, Ireland, Greece/Turkey, Israel/Palestine and various conflicts on Russia's border with the EU. The contributors suggest that integration and association provide the EU with potentially powerful means to influence border conflicts, but that the EU must constantly re-adjust its policies depending on the dynamics of each conflict. Their findings reveal the conditions upon which the impact of integration rests and challenge the widespread notion that integration is necessarily good for peace. This book will appeal to scholars and students of international relations, European politics, and security studies studying European integration and conflict analysis.
Category: Political Science

The Social Psychology Of Good And Evil

Author : Arthur G. Miller
ISBN : 157230989X
Genre : Psychology
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This compelling work brings together an array of distinguished scholars to explore key concepts, theories, and findings pertaining to some of the most fundamental issues in social life: the conditions under which people are kind and helpful to others or, conversely, under which they commit harmful, even murderous acts. Covered are such topics as the complex interaction of individual, societal, and situational factors underpinning good or evil behavior; the role of guilt and the self-concept; and issues of responsibility and motivation, including why good people do bad things. The volume also examines whether aggression and violence are inescapable aspects of human nature, and how cooperative interaction can break down stereotyping and discrimination.
Category: Psychology

What Your Preacher Didn T Tell You

Author : John Winsor
ISBN : 9781462057283
Genre : Religion
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What your preacher didn’t tell you is this: Christianity was a Medieval invention that contradicts what Jesus taught. He didn’t believe that he was divine or that anybody was bound for heaven. Winsor quotes the Bible itself to explain how preachers obfuscate its meaning. Followers are deceived by tricks such as the conflation of terms that are not synonymous. “Son of Man” referred to mankind in general, not to Jesus. “Kingdom of Heaven” referred to a future earthly kingdom that Jesus hoped to rule, not to Heaven itself. His own prayer asks Yahweh to establish it and make life "on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:10). Jesus thought it would come very soon: “ will not have gone through all the towns of Israel before the son of man comes” (Matthew 10:23). He expected Yahweh to bring people to the kingdom “in clouds with great power and glory” (Mark 13:26). Fundamentalists falsely assert that there is no wall of separation between Church and State. They create de facto religious tests and poison our public discourse. Christian dogma conflicts with historical and scientific facts and even with Biblical text. Its interference in politics undermines our ability to seek real-world solutions to real-world problems. Preachers often claim that the Bible’s text is too complicated for lay people to understand, but if you’re armed with the clues in this book, it is fairly straightforward reading. If you have questions about the Bible, Christianity, and how they relate to modern science and American democracy, you’ll find real answers here.
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War Ethics And Justice

Author : Annika Bergman-Rosamond
ISBN : 9781135245993
Genre : History
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This edited volume addresses the key issues of ethics, war and international relations in the post-9/11 world. There is a lively debate in contemporary international relations concerning the relationship between statist obligations to one’s own political community and cosmopolitan duties to distant others. This volume contributes to this debate by investigating aspects of the ethics of national military and security and intelligence policies in the post-9/11 environment. The discursive transformation of national militaries into ‘forces for good’ became normalized as the Cold War subsided. While the number of humanitarian military interventions and operations rose considerably in the immediate post-Cold War period, the advent of the ‘war on terror’ raised questions about exactly what we mean by ethical behaviour in terms of military and security policies. This volume interrogates this key question via a focus that is both distinctive and illuminating – on national military ethics; femininities, masculinities and difference; and intelligence ethics. The key objectives are to demonstrate the important linkages between areas of international relations that are all too often treated in isolation from one another, and to investigate the growing tension between cosmopolitan and communitarian conceptions of intelligence and security and the use of armed force. This book will be of much interest to students of security studies, ethics, gender studies, intelligence studies, and international relations in general. Mark Phythian is Professor of Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester. He is the author or editor/co-editor of ten books. Annika Bergman-Rosamond is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies in Copenhagen.
Category: History