Worldwar: Striking the Balance

Author: Harry Turtledove

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444717855

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

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When alien beings armed with devastatingly superior military technology and bent on conquest invaded earth, Allied and Axis forces were already engaged in a bloody conflict - the Second World War - that spanned the whole globe. Suddenly, humans had to stop fighting each other and unite against this deadly new enemy from beyond the Solar System. From China to North Africa, from hit-and-run cavalry raids in the American West to tank clashes in Eastern Europe, the worldwide conflict raged. Now battlefield defeats, supply shortages, guerrilla warfare in their occupied territories, rebellion within their own ranks and atomic attacks forced the alien leaders to rethink drastically their strategy and tactics. Was it going to be necessary to destroy Earth in order to save it . . . ?

Striking the Balance

Debating Criminal Justice and Law

Author: Matthew Lippman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506367666

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Award-winning professor and author Matthew Lippman enhances teaching and learning with his newest text, Striking the Balance: Debating Criminal Justice and Law. Organizing the book around clashing points of view on contemporary issues in criminal justice and criminal law, Lippman puts each debate into context for students to help them develop a better understanding of the issue. Designed to develop the reader’s critical thinking skills, the text offers students summaries of contrasting views from original sources, questions for classroom discussion, and engaging “You Decide” activities. Additionally, chapter topics are independent of one another, giving instructors the flexibility to customize the material to their individual course organization. Edited to minimize technical legal terms, the text is the perfect companion to any criminal law or introductory criminal justice textbook.

Striking the Balance

A family’s quest for a sustainable future in agriculture

Author: John Spearpoint

Publisher: NSW Agriculture

ISBN: 1742569854

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 28

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This is a story of how one young family set about making a landscape productive while restoring the natural ecosystem of an old dairy farm. They have been able to ‘strike the balance’ between production and the environment. John and Janelle Spearpoint of Seaham in the Hunter Valley of NSW had the chance to return to the family farm and continue a farming tradition spanning five generations. They came with a vision for transforming the land using best management practices. Today, after only a short time but massive efforts by the whole family, a difficult landscape now supports a healthy beef business opearting in harmony with environmental actions. Riverbanks and wetlands have been brought back to life and protected by fencing. Grazing is strictly managed. War is waged on pest animals and plants. Planning and monitoring; fencing, troughs and trees; and healthy soil and pasture are keys to the transformation. In these pages we have a chronicle of hard work, business acumen and a unique cooperation between the farm family and government agencies.

Striking the Balance

Conservation Farming and Grazing Systems for the Semi-Arid Tropics of the Northern Territory

Author: Fergal Patrick O'Gara

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780646527345

Category: Conservation tillage

Page: 159

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STRIKING THE BALANCE 2nd Edition, is a book which outlines the practices and principles of sustainable farming and grazing systems in the Semi-arid Topics of the NT. Book outlines the unique physical environment of the Top End and explains why sustainable farming and grazing practice are imperative in the light of climate change and its potential consequences for northern Australia. The Book covers grazing practice, soil conservation, irrigation and water use in detail using easy to understand language and full colour illustrations. The importance of soil protection, vegetative cover and conservation farming is described from a regional and global perspective. Protecting the soil through good farming and livestock management is a rare win/win situation for the producer, the wider community and the environment. This practical and attractive book helps explain how and why.

Striking the balance

an analysis of the cost and quality of medical care in the Texas workers' compensation system : a report to the 77th Texas Legislature

Author: Jeffrey S. Harris,Texas. Research and Oversight Council on Workers' Compensation

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 100

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The EU and Human Rights

Author: Philip Alston,Mara R. Bustelo,James Heenan

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198298069

Category: Law

Page: 946

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For all its achievements in integrating Europe, the EU lacks a human rights policy which is coherent, balanced and professionally administered. This volume provides an insightful critique of current policies and detailed recommendations for the future by leading experts in the field including individuals from every EU country.

Collective Action and Fundamental Freedoms in Europe

Striking the Balance

Author: Edoardo Ales,Tonia Novitz

Publisher: Intersentia Uitgevers N V

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 273

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Recent cases decided by the European Court of Justice have raised crucial issues regarding the scope for collective action in Europe. In this context, this collection of essays investigates treatment of the right to strike in seven Member States of the European Union: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Each national report examines how legal regulation seeks to address conflicting interests, namely those of employers, workers and the public at large. Each report also outlines the potential impact of EU jurisprudence in that country. Striking the balance between domestic entitlements to take industrial action and the protection of EU fundamental freedoms is far from straightforward. The problem of balance is considered further in three supplementary essays. The first of these assesses the position of those engaged in or affected by collective action under conflict of law principles stated in Rome II. The second essay provides a comparative analysis of the constitutional status (or otherwise) of collective action. The volume ends with an essay which subjects to scrutiny the assumptions made by the European Court of Justice in the Viking and Laval judgments, which would seem to be questionable, in the light of the national reports presented in this book. Comparative labour law emerging from this book [...] launches new ideas and sends new messages, well beyond close self-referential circles, out into the borderless community of scholars, social partners and economic actors, interested in pursuing social justice.-Silvana Sciarra

Sustainable development reporting

striking the balance

Author: Bert Heemskerk,Pasquale Pistorio,Martin Scicluna,World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 59

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In the Balance: Law and Politics on the Roberts Court

Author: Mark Tushnet

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393241432

Category: Law

Page: 352

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An examination of the initial years of the Roberts Court and the intellectual battle between Roberts and Kagan for leadership. When John Roberts was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court, he said he would act as an umpire. Instead, his Court is reshaping legal precedent through decisions unmistakably—though not always predictably—determined by politics as much as by law, on a Court almost perfectly politically divided. Harvard Law School professor and constitutional law expert Mark Tushnet clarifies the lines of conflict and what is at stake on the Supreme Court as it hangs “in the balance” between its conservatives and its liberals. Clear and deeply knowledgeable on both points of law and the Court’s key players, Tushnet offers a nuanced and surprising examination of the initial years of the Roberts Court. Covering the legal philosophies that have informed decisions on major cases such as the Affordable Care Act, the political structures behind Court appointments, and the face-off between John Roberts and Elena Kagan for intellectual dominance of the Court, In the Balance is a must-read for anyone looking for fresh insight into the Court’s impact on the everyday lives of Americans.

Worldwar

Striking the Balance

Author: Harry Turtledove

Publisher: New English Library

ISBN: 9780340684917

Category: Aliens

Page: 514

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When alien beings armed with devastatingly superior military technology and bent on conquest invaded earth, Allied and Axis forces were already engaged in a bloody conflict - the Second World War - that spanned the whole globe. Suddenly, humans had to stop fighting each other and unite against this deadly new enemy from beyond the Solar System. From China to North Africa, from hit-and-run cavalry raids in the American West to tank clashes in Eastern Europe, the worldwide conflict raged. Now battlefield defeats, supply shortages, guerrilla warfare in their occupied territories, rebellion within their own ranks and atomic attacks forced the alien leaders to rethink drastically their strategy and tactics. Was it going to be necessary to destroy Earth in order to save it . . . ?

Women as Headteachers

Striking the Balance

Author: Marianne Coleman

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

ISBN: 9781858562582

Category: Education

Page: 180

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Leadership is generally identified with men. Only a quarter of the secondary school heads in England and Wales are women. Despite changes in society, there are still issues for women who aspire to leadership in schools. Some of those tackled here are: Will I be up against institutionalized views that make my career progress difficult? Will I have to be seen to lead like a man if I am going to be considered a good headteacher? Will I have credibility as a leader and manager if I combine motherhood and a career? How will men react to being managed by a woman? There are also issues for schools and their senior managers, related to encouraging women to go to the top, such as: What career support and advice are we offering? Are we offering appropriate role models? How do we view maternity leave? Are we family friendly? The author's survey of women headteachers in England and Wales plus in-depth interviews present the views of the women who have become leaders in schools. Complementary data from the same number of male headteachers allows comparisons to be drawn between the careers and the perceptions of work and family of men and women heads, shedding light on the many issues explored.

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Making National Economic Policy

Author: Albert Rees

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226707075

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 118

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Describes the main goals of a national economic policy, discusses wage and price controls, taxes, interest rates, trade policy, and economic regulation, and examines the political conflicts that can result

eXplode: The X Fitness Training System

Author: Gino Arcaro

Publisher: Jordan Publications Inc.

ISBN: 0986619140

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: N.A

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Sought after his entire adult life to help others achieve their workout goals, Arcaro put his weight lifting theories and routines into this manual. His “Case Studies,” true stories from his 40+ years of working out (completely natural) bring a sense of reality to the average gym-goer who just wants to get in shape, stay in shape, and most-importantly, not quit. No gimmicks, just discussion and formulas that can be tailored to any situation regardless of how long or how intensely one has been working out.