Energy Islands provides an urgent and nuanced portrait of collective action that resists racial capitalism, colonialism, and climate disruption. Weaving together historical and ethnographic research, this story challenges the master narratives of Puerto Rico as a tourist destination and site of "natural" disasters to demonstrate how fossil fuel economies are inextricably entwined with colonial practices and how local community groups in Puerto Rico have struggled against energy coloniality to mobilize and transform power from the ground up.Catalina M. de Onís documents how these groups work to decenter continental contexts and deconstruct damaging hierarchies that devalue and exploit rural coastal communities. She highlights and collaborates with individuals who refuse the cruel logics of empire by imagining and implementing energy justice and other interconnected radical power transformations. Diving deeply into energy, islands, and power, this book engages various metaphors for alternative world-making.
Marketing is an essential part of every business these days. Gone are the days when there were door-to-door marketers introducing new products to customers. The internet has enabled people to become aware of all types of products, services and price. They cannot be cheated at any time. You have to beware while marketing your company on any platform. Social media is now considered to be the best marketing tool for all the businessman and companies. Although there are a few social sites that offer good platforms to the businessmen for marketing but the only one which is especially for professional businessmen is LinkedIn. The site is flooded with businessmen who make deals, look for investors and expand business through LinkedIn it has become an integral part to be present on LinkedIn for your company to prosper more. Today we are here to learn how you can use your presence on LinkedIn to profit your business.
This book is a guide to parents on how to control the usage of the Android phones for their children. Nowadays children are fast in using the Android phones and capable of searching adult content, downloading games, watching unwanted YouTube movies and etc. Moreover this situation will make the children more addicted to their Android phones. This book gives an comprehensive guideline to parents on steps and areas to handle their children on the usage of Android phones. This book was written with the intention to help parents to allow their children to use their Android phones in the rightful manner and not restrict their children from using their hand phones. Plus there are many types of proposed apps that can be used for different purpose to handle their children on the Android phone usage.
In Understanding Your Brain and Mind, you’ll hear from over 40 leading scientists with special insight into the title question. Among many others, you’ll meet luminaries such as Christof Koch, president and chief scientific officer of the Allen Institute of Brain Science in Seattle; Baroness Susan Greenfield, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease researcher and member of the House of Lords; Robert Stickgold, Director of the Center of Sleep and Cognition at Harvard; and renowned scientist Jared Diamond, the author of bestselling books including Guns, Germs, and Steel.Can our physical brains fully explain the phenomenon of our minds? The same question that Descartes pondered in the seventeenth century continues to fascinate us in the twenty-first.Your host, celebrated neuroscientist Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, engages luminaries across fields to try to answer this perplexing question. Each series of one-on-one interviews responds to a different aspect of the fascinating relationship between brain and mind. Special attention is given to the structure and operation of the brain, the subconscious mind, sleep and dreams, and brain disorders.Now is your chance to indulge every curiosity you’ve ever had about the brain with a chorus of leading experts.This audio series is brought to you by Learn25, a leading producer of lecture programs by top university professors. It was originally produced by Closer to Truth, the television series created, written, and hosted by Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn and co-created, produced, and directed by Peter Getzels. Closer to Truth invites the world’s foremost scientists, philosophers, and creative thinkers to debate the deepest questions facing humanity: questions of consciousness, the cosmos, and meaning.
The dental team approach is the future of oral healthcare provision. Team members must have shared goals, understand their roles and responsibilities and must react to situations as a team. This QuintEssential promotes the adoption of the team approach so important in modern oral healthcare provision.
This book will teach you how to harness the energy of the sun
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Sports revolve around two things: narrative and numbers. You need the narrative, otherwise why would anyone care? Rivalries, emotions, and sports legends all require it. But you also need numbers. Without them, there is no way to know who has won; numbers tell you which team is top of the table, or who is the world champion.
Sports Geek offers a tour through sports debates and ideas that is both narrative and numerical. Teams in all sports use data to create extraordinary analyses of how their players perform, to assess tactics and to get an edge over arch rivals; but fans of a sport are rarely presented with challenging and informative data that would help them to further understand it.
In Sports Geek Rob Minto brings together an encyclopedic knowledge and love of sports, a rigorous understanding of statistics, and access to cutting edge quantitative analysis and difficult-to-uncover data. He is also a storyteller. Though written with an expert's knowledge, there's nothing academic about Sports Geek; it is packed with captivating anecdotes--success stories and failures, anomalies and surprises--that show why the numbers are so important.
Covering almost every imaginable sport, Sports Geek has international appeal; it embraces our global enthusiasm for competitive sports. Accessible, colorful, and filled with fascinating infographics, Sports Geek will arm sports fans with the information they need to have the edge in any debate.
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