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The Activist Advocate

Author : Charles S. Lopeman
ISBN : 0275964558
Genre : Law
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Examines the impact of judicial activists in state supreme courts.
Category: Law

The Activist

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ISBN : 9789780745783
Genre : Nigeria
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The Activist Impulse

Author : Jared S. Burkholder
ISBN : 9781630876210
Genre : Religion
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Anabaptists have often felt suspicious of American evangelicalism, and in turn evangelicals have found various reasons to dismiss the Anabaptist witness. Yet at various points in the past as well as the present, evangelicals and Anabaptists have found ample reason for conversation and much to appreciate about each other. The Activist Impulse represents the first book-length examination of the complex relationship between evangelicalism and Anabaptism in the past thirty years. It brings established experts and new voices together in an effort to explore the historical and theological intersection of these two rich traditions. Each of the essays provides fresh insight on at least one characteristic that both evangelicals and Anabaptists share--an impulse to engage society through the pursuit of active Christian witness.
Category: Religion

The Activist S Handbook

Author : Randy Shaw
ISBN : 0520927184
Genre : Political Science
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The Activist's Handbook is a hard-hitting guide to making social change happen. Shaw, a longtime activist for urban issues, shows how positive change can still be accomplished— despite an increasingly grim political order—if activists employ the strategies set forth in this desperately needed primer. In a new preface, Shaw describes how the power of grassroots activism has won newfound respect. Mass protests against globalization and in favor of stricter gun controls have led once-invulnerable targets like the World Bank and the National Rifle Association to take citizen action more seriously. Inspiring "fear and loathing" in politicians, building diverse coalitions, and harnessing the media, the courts, and the electoral process to one's cause are only some of the key tactics Shaw advocates and explains. Central to all social-change activism, Shaw shows, is being proactive: rather than simply reacting to right-wing proposals, activists must develop an agenda and focus their resources on achieving it. The Activist's Handbook details the impact of specific strategies on campaigns across the country: battles over homelessness, the environment, AIDS policies, neighborhood preservation, and school reform among others. Though activist groups can have widely different aims, similar tactics are shown to produce success. Further, the book offers a sophisticated analysis of the American power structure by someone on the front lines. In showing how people can and must make a difference at both local and national levels, this is an indispensable guide not only for activists, but for everyone interested in the future of progressive politics in America.
Category: Political Science

The Activist Learner

Author : Jeffrey D. Wilhelm
ISBN : 9780807755952
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This dynamic book explores a variety of ways teachers can integrate service learning to enliven their classroom, meet the unique developmental needs of their students, and satisfy the next generation of standards and assessements. The authors demonstrate how inquiry-based teaching with service learning outcomes cultivates, requires, and rewards literacy, as well as important skills like perspective taking and compassion. Through the pursuit of service learning projects, students develop and apply literacy and disciplinary knowledge, experience real-world implications, and learn to think in more connected ways. At the same time, students acquire literacies essential for creating a culture of civic engagement and for mastering the Common Core.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Re Enchanting The Activist

Author : Keith Hebden
ISBN : 9781784502959
Genre : Religion
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Across the world, grassroots movements for change are growing in number, skill, and impact on society. Finding a place at the intersect between spirituality and politics, these emerging activists are grounded in a deeper understanding of the world they wish to change, and act out of a deep sense that their simple acts can make a difference. With moving first-hand accounts, priest and community organiser Keith Hebden demonstrates what it means to be an engaged and alive human being in a world that is crying out for change, and how to play our part in it. Whether you have recently come alive to the possibilities of activism, or are familiar with the frustrations and challenges of working for change, this book will energise, inform and enchant you.
Category: Religion

Theodore Boone The Activist

Author : John Grisham
ISBN : 9781444728972
Genre : Fiction
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'Best book ever!' - 5-star reader review Theodore Boone, young lawyer, has had a lot to deal with in his thirteen years, everything from kidnapping to murder. But he's come through it all and, with the law on his side, justice has always prevailed. Sometimes, though, the law doesn't seem so just. His friend Hardie Quinn is about to have his family home bulldozed to make way for a bypass. Hardie is not the only one affected: other homes, businesses and schools lie in the path of the road. Theo has to tell his friend the bad news: for once, the law isn't on his side, and there's very little anyone can do to end the destruction. Theo joins the campaign to stop the road. But when he stumbles on a terrible secret about the corrupt men behind the plan - a secret it is illegal for him to know - Theo must figure out how to keep the developers from breaking the law . . . without breaking it himself. ******************* What readers are saying about THEODORE BOONE: THE ACTIVIST 'Fantastic' - 5 stars 'Thoroughly enjoyable' - 5 stars 'This is the best book in the series, a gripping read from the first page to the last' - 5 stars 'Awesome' - 5 stars 'Wonderful' - 5 stars
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The Way Of The Activist

Author : Jamie Driscoll
ISBN : 1999939107
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The best way to learn is to partcipate. Don't leave it to the experts: learn for yourself. When is an emotional argument more effective than a logical one? What are the group dynamics that determine an organisations success or failure? How do ideas spread through a population? What are the three key factors to keep activist volunteers motivated? What does Game Theory teach us about political rivalries? When should we trust the wisdom of crowds over the wisdom of experts? What causes hyperinflation? How do banks create money? What is Modern Monetary Theory? If you want to know the answers, buy the book. If you already know the answers to all these quesstions, you should buy this book to see if you're right, then give it to a friend. The Way of the Activist distils research from social psychology, communication theory, anthropology, economics and political activism into one short book. It's broken down into short, self-contained chapters designed to be read in about ten minutes each, and assumes no prior knowledge or experience. It is the perfect starting place for an activist's political education and would be ideal to start a discussion group around. Talk Socialism are a ground-breaking political education group who started in Newcastle upon Tyne. If you want some evidence-based research on what motivates people, how people think, or the basics of group dynamics, this is the book for you.
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The Activist Director

Author : Ira M. Millstein
ISBN : 9780231543569
Genre : Business & Economics
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Some of the worst corporate meltdowns over the past sixty years can be traced to passive directors who favored operational shortcuts over quality growth strategies. Thinking primarily about placating institutional investors, selective stockholders, proxy advisors, and corporate management, these inattentive and deferential board members have relied on short-term share price increases to sustain their companies long term. Driven by a desire for prosperity, not posterity, these actions can doom any company. In The Activist Director, attorney Ira M. Millstein looks back at fifty years of counseling companies, nonprofits, and governments to actively govern their corporations and constituencies. From the threat of bankruptcy and the ConEd blackout of 1970s New York City, to the meltdown of Drexel Burnham Lambert in the late 1980s, to the turnaround of General Motors in the mid-1990s, Millstein takes readers into the boardrooms of several of the greatest catastrophes and success stories of America's best-known corporations. His solution lies at the top: a new breed of activist directors who partner with management and reject short-term outlooks, plan a future based on growth and innovation, and take responsibility for corporate organization, strategy, and efficiency. What questions should we ask of potential board members and how do we know they'll be active? Millstein offers pragmatic suggestions for recruiting activist directors to the boardroom to secure the future of the corporation.
Category: Business & Economics

The Activist

Author : Alec Connon
ISBN : 1901514250
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Unfulfilled by student life, Thomas Durant and two friends decide to cycle the length of Britain during their summer holidays, dressed as superheroes. The experience is enough to whet his appetite for further travel and sets in motion his decision to drop out of uni and see the world for himself. Influenced by a burgeoning interest in marine conservation, what begins as a typical gap year develops into over a decade's worth of involvement and participation in animal rights activism. In this novel, follow Thomas as his journey takes him around the globe, from his first tentative steps into the life of an activist in Vancouver, to his battles with the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean.
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