Wisdom Sits in Places

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  • Author : Keith H. Basso
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Pages : 171 pages
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Places That Count

Places That Count
  • Author : Thomas F. King
  • Publisher : AltaMira Press
  • Release : 16 September 2003
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Places That Count offers professionals within the field of cultural resource management (CRM) valuable practical advice on dealing with traditional cultural properties (TCPs). Responsible for coining the term to describe places of community-based cultural importance, Thomas King now revisits this subject to instruct readers in TCP site identification, documentation, and management. With more than 30 years of experience at working with communities on such sites, he identifies common issues of contention and methods of resolving them through consultation and other means.

The Sociology of Katrina

The Sociology of Katrina
  • Author : David L. Brunsma,David Overfelt,J. Steven Picou
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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A second edition of this textbook is now available. As a disaster, Hurricane Katrina logs in as both the most destructive and instructive when considering the cataclysmic effects, as well as the magnitude of knowledge, that can be drawn from it. This meteorological event became the stimulus for devastating technological failures and widespread toxic contamination, causing the largest internal diaspora of displaced people in recent U.S. history. This book brings together the nation's top sociological researchers in an effort

American Studies

American Studies
  • Author : Janice A. Radway,Kevin Gaines,Barry Shank,Penny Von Eschen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 March 2009
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American Studies is a vigorous, bold account of the changes in the field of American Studies over the last thirty-five years. Through this set of carefully selected key essays by an editorial board of expert scholars, the book demonstrates how changes in the field have produced new genealogies that tell different histories of both America and the study of America. Charts the evolution of American Studies from the end of World War II to the present day by showcasing the

American Indians and the Urban Experience

American Indians and the Urban Experience
  • Author : Susan Lobo,Kurt Peters
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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Modern American Indian life is urban, rural, and everything in-between. Lobo and Peters have compiled an unprecedented collection of innovative scholarship, poetry, prose, and stunning art—from photography and graffiti to rap and songs—that documents American Indian experiences of urban life. A pervasive rural/urban dichotomy still shapes the popular and scholarly perceptions of Native Americans, but this is a false expression of a complex and constantly changing reality. When viewed from the Native perspectives, our concepts of urbanity

The Blue Sapphire of the Mind

The Blue Sapphire of the Mind
  • Author : Douglas E. Christie
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 20 December 2012
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Drawing on insights from the early Christian monastics as well as the ecological writings of such figures as Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, Annie Dillard, and others, Christie forges a distinctively contemplative vision of ecological spirituality that could, he contends, serve to ground the work of ecological restoration.

Landscape in Language

Landscape in Language
  • Author : David M. Mark
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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This volume focuses on how landscape is represented in language and thought and what this reveals about the relationships of people to place and to land. -- Back cover.

The Evolution of Human Wisdom

The Evolution of Human Wisdom
  • Author : Celia Deane-Drummond,Agustín Fuentes, The Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame; author of "The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional" (Dutton, 2017)
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 18 October 2017
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This volume tackles crucial questions about the puzzle of human origins and human distinctiveness related to the evolution of human wisdom. In doing so it offers a novel methodological approach to the dialogue between theology and evolutionary science.

Earth honoring Faith

Earth honoring Faith
  • Author : Larry L. Rasmussen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 April 2015
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Grand Winner of the 2014 Nautilus Book Awards Thoughtful observers agree that the planetary crisis we now face-climate change; species extinction; the destruction of entire ecosystems; the urgent need for a more just economic-political order-is pushing human civilization to a radical turning point: change or perish. But precisely how to change remains an open question. In Earth-honoring Faith, Larry Rasmussen answers that question with a dramatically new way of thinking about human society, ethics, and the ongoing health of our planet.

Lying Down in the Ever Falling Snow

Lying Down in the Ever Falling Snow
  • Author : Wendy Austin,E. Sharon Brintnell,Erika Goble,Leon Kagan,Linda Kreitzer,Denise Larsen,Brendan Leier
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release : 21 August 2013
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First used to describe the weariness the public felt toward media portrayals of societal crises, the term compassion fatigue has been taken up by health professionals to name—along with burnout, vicarious traumatization, compassion stress, and secondary traumatic stress—the condition of caregivers who become “too tired to care.” Compassion, long seen as the foundation of ethical caring, is increasingly understood as a threat to the well-being of those who offer it. Through the lens of hermeneutic phenomenology, the authors

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Education

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Education
  • Author : John L. Rury,Eileen H. Tamura
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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This handbook offers a global view of the historical development of educational institutions, systems of schooling, ideas about education, and educational experiences. Its 36 chapters consider changing scholarship in the field, examine nationally-oriented works by comparing themes andapproaches, lend international perspective on a range of issues in education, and provide suggestions for further research and analysis.Like many other subfields of historical analysis, the history of education has been deeply affected by global processes of social and political change, especially since

The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature

The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature
  • Author : Karl S. Hele
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release : 28 September 2013
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Drawing on themes from John MacKenzie’s Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires (1997), this book explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts by empires (United States, Canada, and Britain) to control it. It also examines contemporary threats to First Nations communities from ongoing political, environmental, and social issues, and the efforts to confront and eliminate these threats to peoples and the environment. It becomes apparent that empire, despite its manifestations of power,

Social Learning in Environmental Management

Social Learning in Environmental Management
  • Author : Rob Dyball,Meg Keen
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 27 April 2012
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Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to assist environmental managers in building partnerships that can support learning and action on issues arising from human impacts on the life-support systems of our planet. In this book, social learning frameworks and case studies address the three areas of collaboration, community,