Category: Book Review

The Best Law Capital Can Buy

The Best Law Capital Can Buy

In this revealing book, Katharina Pistor argues that the law selectively “codes” certain assets, endowing them with the capacity to protect and produce private wealth. With the right legal coding, any object, claim, or idea can be turned into capital―and lawyers are the keepers of the code. Pistor describes how they pick and choose among different legal systems and legal […]

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Reprogramming the World Cyberspace and the Geography of Global Order

Reprogramming the World Cyberspace and the Geography of Global Order

Book details The author: P.J. Bloun Paperback: 216 pages Publisher: E-International Relations (November 12, 2019) Language: English ISBN-10: 1910814520 ISBN-13: 978-1910814529 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View and purchase on Amazon US) We live in a world of “fake news”, data breaches, election hacking, and cyberwarfare in which 280 characters can change everything. […]

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Undressed: Taking Everything Off and Putting on What Matters Most

Undressed: Taking Everything Off and Putting on What Matters Most

Product details Author: Mark Cornelison Print Length: 166 pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1935909924 Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited Publisher: Lucid Books (January 16, 2014) Publication Date: January 16, 2014 Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B00I53ZA40 Reviewed by: Tickmenot in Kansas City This is the story of Mark Cornelison, a youth minister for 17 years, who was a […]

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Faithful And Courageous- Christians In Unsettling Times by Mark S. Hanson

Faithful And Courageous: Christians In Unsettling Times

Book details Author: Mark S. Hanson Paperback: 96 pages Publisher: AUGSBURG FORTRE (January 8, 2005) Language: English ASIN: B002SG7WVE Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.2 x 10.5 inches Shipping Weight: 10.2 ounces In this book, Bishop Hanson speaks to all readers to live out a courageous faith at this difficult time. Bishop Hanson encourages readers either as an individual or in […]

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Literature Outreach in Nigeria: A History of SIM Literature Work 1901-1980

Literature Outreach in Nigeria: A History of SIM Literature Work 1901-1980

Product details Paperback Publisher: Jim Mason (2009) ISBN-10: 1903689619 ISBN-13: 978-1903689615 Shipping Weight: 1 pounds From its beginning, SIM has been known as the mission where literature holds a prime place. This evidenced itself first when missionaries learned the language of the area; they were soon translating portions of the Scripture, then teaching the people to read, so they could […]

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How to Be Successful in a Toxic Culture

How to Be Successful in a Toxic Culture

If you’re working in a toxic organizational culture, you already know what a struggle it can be to succeed—or even survive. You’re far from alone—many people find themselves doing a job they love in a workplace they hate. You may not be able to single-handedly change the culture around you, but there are things you can do to advance your […]

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The Principled AI visualization is arranged like a wheel. Each document is represented by a spoke of that wheel and labeled with the sponsoring actors, date, and place of origin. Designed by Arushi Singh and Melissa Axelrod.

Principled Artificial Intelligence: Mapping Consensus in Ethical and Rights-Based Approaches to Principles for AI

Check out this Scholarly Article, Principled Artificial Intelligence: Mapping Consensus in Ethical and Rights-Based Approaches to Principles for AI, from Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication. Citation Jessica Fjeld: Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society Nele Achten: Harvard Law School; University of Exeter, School of Law, Students Hannah Hilligoss: Harvard University, Law School, Students ; Harvard University – Berkman […]

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“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe: The Madness of Nevermore

“The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe: The Madness of Nevermore

There is something of the madman in every man. There is something of the sadist in every sinner. Is there something of ecstasy in every elegy? So it was with Edgar Allan Poe—and he called it Beauty. It often takes a poet—a poet like Poe—to exhume the mysterious depravity of people. As churchgoers lean into Lent in the last clawing […]

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The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

Authors: M. Clement Hall and Charles River Editors Paperback: 254 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 26, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1493591681 ISBN-13: 978-1493591688 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 15.7 ounces Before World War I, the West was largely unfamiliar with the Middle East, but in less than 100 years it has become the […]

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The Family by Buchi Emecheta

The Family by Buchi Emecheta

A Jamaican girl joins her parents in London at age eleven and makes formidable adjustments and choices to overcome the limitations of her family life. Book Title: The Family Author: Buchi Emecheta Release date: 03/01/1990 Genre: Fiction Hardcover – 239 pages – 978-0-8076-1245-3 Although her characters speak in authentic patois and authoritatively convey the grim travails of a dysfunctional emigre […]

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