From the Bottom Up

Selected Essays Kent Greenawalt. FROM THE BOTTOM UP S E L E C |E|) E S S
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Author: Kent Greenawalt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190606947

Category: Law

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Kent Greenawalt's From the Bottom Up constitutes a collection of articles and essays written over the last five decades of his career. They cover a wide range of topics, many of which address ties between political and moral philosophy and what the law does and should provide. A broad general theme is that in all these domains, what really is the wisest approach to difficult circumstances often depends on the particular issues involved and their context. Both judges and scholars too often rely on abstract general formulations to provide answers. A notable example in political philosophy was the suggestion of the great and careful scholar, John Rawls, that laws should be based exclusively on public reason. The essays explain that given uncertainty of what people perceive as the line between public reason and their religion convictions, the inability of public reason to resolve some difficulty questions, such as what we owe to higher animals, and the feeling of many that their religious understanding should count, urging exclusive reliance on public reason is not a viable approach. Other essays show similar problems with asserted bases for legal interpretations and the content of provisions such as the First Amendment.
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Planning from the Bottom Up

This research highlights the gap between the official rhetoric and the political
reality of democratic decentralisation and bottom-up planning using an indepth
study of the metropolitan planning process in Kolkata, India. The key question
that I ...

Author: Anirban Pal

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 9781586039103

Category: Political Science

Page: 126

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Highlights the gap between the official rhetoric and the political reality of democratic decentralisation and bottom-up planning using an in-depth study of the metropolitan planning process in Kolkata, India. This book focuses on the dynamic interactions between planners and the operation of the political process that shapes this reality.
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Governance from the Bottom Up

In addition, such groups became terrorists, blowing up government facilities and
pipelines, kidnapping government and contractor employees, and fighting the
police. “Lagos has a lousy reputation. The mere mention of Nigeria's commercial
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Author: Charles F. Bingman

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781532007989

Category: Political Science

Page: 364

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Perhaps the most difficult thing that human beings are called upon collectively to do is to run a government. Why do so many fail? There are 196 countries in the world, about 150 of them significant. At least 105 of them, briefly summarized here, are in deep trouble. Deep trouble is defined by wars, insurrections, active internal conflict, serious maldistribution of wealth, deep and widespread poverty, rampant corruption, serious lack of social services and public infrastructure, and an excess of plain old bumbling government incompetence, created and exacerbated by the governments themselves out of greed, viciousness, and an insatiable lust for power. This is the tragic record of government from the top down. It is therefore vital to strengthen the bottom up elements of national activity, and at the same time, people must try to point these stronger elements toward resistance to top-down authority. The new and growing hope is that decent people and organizations all over the world will increasingly rise up in their own defense and bring a new level of moderation and spirit of aid and service from the bottom up to these failing states that are their homes.
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Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up

READING THE WASTE LAND FROM THE BOTTOM UP Copyright © Allyson
Booth, 2015. All rights reserved. First published in 2015 by PALGRAVE
MACMILLAN® in the United States—a division of St. Martin's Press LLC, 175
Fifth Avenue, ...

Author: A. Booth

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137482846

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 273

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A guidebook to the allusions of T.S. Eliot's notorious poem, The Waste Land , Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up utilizes the footnotes as a starting point, opening up the poem in unexpected ways. Organized according to Eliot's line numbers and designed for both scholars and students, chapters are free-standing and can be read in any order.
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I m Healthy and Colorful from the Bottom Up

I'm Healthy and Colorful from the Bottom Up I'm Healthy and Colorful from the
Bottom Up Terri-Sue Hill Terri-Sue Hill Illustrations by Charles Jaskiewicz
Illustrations by Charles Jaskiewicz Copyright © 2013 Terri-Sue Hill. All rights
reserved.

Author: Terri-Sue Hill

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 9781452572321

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What a beautiful rainbow she paints! It's a wonderful way to teach children the concept of their energy centers and the meaning of color, and to help them understand their connection to the earth and to others. I'm so grateful she included healthy, real-food options to help them balance their wheels of energy!" -Red Jen Ford, Certified Holistic Health Coach, Yoga Instructor and Seasonal Eating Expert "Terri-Sue has the innate ability of making complicated health and wellness concepts easily retainable and fun! Her ideas and literature will always be a part of my teaching and life." -Malcolm Turner, Physical Education Specialist "This book would be a great tool for anyone looking to teach mind/body wellness to children. It's fun, easy to understand, and encourages the best of habits." -Sadie Grimm, Educator
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From the Bottom Up

" This debut collection was one of the first two winners of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.

Author: Leigh Allison Wilson

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 9780820332932

Category: Fiction

Page: 156

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Leigh Allison Wilson is, as one of her narrators says of the country music lover, "an inveterate truth seeker who, deep down, believes every word is at best a pack of decent lies and at worst a matter of opinion." This debut collection was one of the first two winners of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
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Solutions to Social Problems from the Bottom Up

The text is divided into six chapters: Chapter 1 incorporates articles on the importance of social movements. Chapter 2 looks at social movements that have promoted race, class, and gender equality.

Author: D. Stanley Eitzen

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: PSU:000062475228

Category: Social Science

Page: 154

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This brief reader examines a number of organized movements that have successfully brought about reform and change "from the bottom up."
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Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up

A guidebook to the allusions of T.S. Eliot's notorious poem, The Waste Land , Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up utilizes the footnotes as a starting point, opening up the poem in unexpected ways.

Author: A. Booth

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137482846

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 273

View: 105

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A guidebook to the allusions of T.S. Eliot's notorious poem, The Waste Land , Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up utilizes the footnotes as a starting point, opening up the poem in unexpected ways. Organized according to Eliot's line numbers and designed for both scholars and students, chapters are free-standing and can be read in any order.
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Growing Artificial Societies

"Growing Artificial Societies" is also available on CD-ROM, which includes about 50 animations that develop the scenarios described in the text. "Copublished with the Brookings Institution"

Author: Joshua M. Epstein

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

ISBN: 0262050536

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

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""Growing Artificial Societies" is a milestone in social science research. It vividly demonstrates the potential of agent-based computer simulation to break disciplinary boundaries. It does this by analyzing in a unified framework the dynamic interactions of such diverse activities as trade, combat, mating, culture, and disease. It is an impressive achievement." -- Robert Axelrod, University of Michigan How do social structures and group behaviors arise from the interaction of individuals? "Growing Artificial Societies" approaches this question with cutting-edge computer simulation techniques. Fundamental collective behaviors such as group formation, cultural transmission, combat, and trade are seen to "emerge" from the interaction of individual agents following a few simple rules. In their program, named Sugarscape, Epstein and Axtell begin the development of a "bottom up" social science that is capturing the attention of researchers and commentators alike. The study is part of the 2050 Project, a joint venture of the Santa Fe Institute, the World Resources Institute, and the Brookings Institution. The project is an international effort to identify conditions for a sustainable global system in the next century and to design policies to help achieve such a system. "Growing Artificial Societies" is also available on CD-ROM, which includes about 50 animations that develop the scenarios described in the text. "Copublished with the Brookings Institution"
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Quantum Physics The Bottom Up Approach

This concise tutorial provides the bachelor student and the practitioner with a short text on quantum physics that allows them to understand a wealth of quantum phenomena based on a compact, well readable, yet still concise and accurate ...

Author: Dirk Dubbers

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642310607

Category: Science

Page: 266

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This concise tutorial provides the bachelor student and the practitioner with a short text on quantum physics that allows them to understand a wealth of quantum phenomena based on a compact, well readable, yet still concise and accurate description of nonrelativistic quantum theory. This “quadrature of the circle” is achieved by concentrating first on the simplest quantum system that still displays all basic features of quantum theory, namely, a system with only two quantized energy levels. For most readers it is very helpful to understand such simple systems before slowly proceeding to more demanding topics like particle entanglement, quantum chaos, or the use of irreducible tensors. This tutorial does not intend to replace the standard textbooks on quantum mechanics, but will help the average student to understand them, often for the first time.
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From the Bottom Up

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Author: Alexander Irvine

Publisher: Good Press

ISBN: EAN:4064066212162

Category: Fiction

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"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
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Bottom up Marketing

Top down versus bottom up Managers who plan from the top down are trying to
force things to happen . Managers who plan from the bottom up are trying to find
things to exploit . Top - down managers chase existing markets . Bottomup ...

Author: Al Ries

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 0070527334

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

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Offers revised thinking on management practice, emphasizing tactics, rather than arbitrary decision making, to guide strategy, and containing a step-by-step procedure for a marketing campaign
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Political Initiatives from the Bottom Up in the Ottoman Empire

The result of this project is the 19 papers in this volume, which deal with the matter from various angles and perspectives, thus encouraging the reader to reflect on the meaning and uses of three key concepts: "political", "initiative", ...

Author: Antonis Anastasopoulos

Publisher:

ISBN: 9605243520

Category: Political institutions and public administration

Page: 453

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Were there political initiatives "from the bottom up" in an empire where the sultan ruled over his "flock" (reaya) rather than governing citizens with formal civil and political rights in the modern sense of these terms? Taking as its point of departure the title of the ground-breaking article of 1986 by Suraiya Faroqhi, the aim of the 7th Halcyon Days in Crete Symposium, held in 2009, was to explore the nature and forms of political participation in the Ottoman Empire with an emphasis on a "bottom-up" direction. The result of this project is the 19 papers in this volume, which deal with the matter from various angles and perspectives, thus encouraging the reader to reflect on the meaning and uses of three key concepts: "political", "initiative", and "bottom up", all in the context of the Ottoman Empire, its institutions and society. -- Publisher.
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The Corpse Walker

A collection of oral histories reveals the lives of ordinary Chinese men and women, including a professional mourner, a leper, an abbot, a retired government official, and a political prisoner.

Author: Yiwu Liao

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780307388377

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 328

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A collection of oral histories reveals the lives of ordinary Chinese men and women, including a professional mourner, a leper, an abbot, a retired government official, and a political prisoner.
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The Age of Productivity

Asking why the region is falling farther and farther behind, this book looks beyond the traditional macro explanations and digs all the way down to the industry and firm level to uncover the causes of this low productivity.

Author: Inter-American Development Bank

Publisher: Development in the Americas (H

ISBN: STANFORD:36105215376174

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 348

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Productivity, the main driver of economic prosperity, is languishing in Latin America and the Caribbean and is preventing the region from catching up with the developed world. Asking why the region is falling farther and farther behind, this book looks beyond the traditional macro explanations and digs all the way down to the industry and firm level to uncover the causes of this low productivity. It provides tools to ponder productivity growth beyond conventional aggregate analysis, focusing on the extreme heterogeneity of sectors and firms while emphasizing the importance of policies that allow high productivity firms to thrive and expand. While it certainly considers the plight of manufacturing, the book zeros in on the critical services sectors, particularly those, such as transportation and retail, with important repercussions on the rest of the economy. It challenges the argument that the region is condemned to stagnation and examines a number of policy levers that can transform the economies of the region.--Publisher's description.
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The Idea Driven Organization

With Robinson and Schroeder's advice, you can unleash a constant stream of great ideas that will strengthen every facet of your organization.

Author: Alan G. Robinson

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 9781626561250

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

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Too many organizations are overlooking, or even suppressing, their single most powerful source of growth and innovation. And it’s right under their noses. The frontline employees who interact directly with your customers, make your products, and provide your services have unparalleled insights into where problems exist and what improvements and new offerings would have the most impact. In this follow-up to their bestseller Ideas Are Free, Alan G. Robinson and Dean M. Schroeder show how to align every part of an organization around generating and implementing employee ideas and offer dozens of examples of what a tremendous competitive advantage this can offer. Their advice will enable leaders to build organizations capable of implementing 20, 50, or even 100 ideas per employee per year. Citing organizations from around the world, they explain what’s needed to put together a management team that can lead the type of organization that embraces grassroots ideas and describe the strategies, policies, and practices that enable them. They detail exactly how high-performing idea processes work and how to design one for your organization. There’s constant pressure today to do more with less. But cutting wages and benefits and pushing people to work harder with fewer resources can go only so far. Ironically, the best solution resides with the very people who have been bearing the brunt of these measures. With Robinson and Schroeder’s advice, you can unleash a constant stream of great ideas that will strengthen every facet of your organization.
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English Gothic Misericord Carvings

It is the first book to move beyond textual dependence and traditional iconographic analysis when examining this subject.

Author: Betsy Chunko-Dominguez

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004341203

Category: History

Page: 204

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English Gothic Misericord Carvings: History from the Bottom Up by Betsy Chunko-Dominguez explores misericords from the perspective of their several potential viewers. It is the first book to move beyond textual dependence and traditional iconographic analysis when examining this subject.
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From the Bottom Up

For a lonesome immigrant, home was the country he or she left behind.

Author: Pat O'Neill

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ISBN: 0996587101

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For a lonesome immigrant, home was the country he or she left behind. For many of us Irish-Americans, our image of home involves a parish, a school and the house we grew up in. Having grown up as part of an extended Catholic family in a neighborhood that included lots of other Irish-American families, when I think of "home," I picture a front porch, a rusty glider, a postage-stamp yard with a patch or two of grass, and a church bell tower poking up over yonder trees. There are a modest number of children - usually no more than eight or 10 - living in that three-bedroom house with one full bath and a shower in the basement. A newborn baby's upstairs whaaing. A 2-year-old's yelling from the downstairs bathroom that she's gotta go but can't 'cause there's a dirty diaper "soaking" in the toilet. And a 4-year-old's stuck in the clothes chute. But it's okay, because some helpful neighborhood kids are pulling at his feet, and a couple of older brothers are at the second-floor hatch with a bottle of Wesson Oil. Mom's locked in the laundry room saying the Our Father. Home is where my brothers and I perfected living-room baseball, in which bouncing a ping-pong ball off the portrait of Pope Pius X was an automatic double. Home is where we cut out the middle of a holy card and put mom's picture in it. Home is where she still keeps that holy card, framed on the wall. Having someplace to call home is important. And Kansas City has been a good and true home for generations of Irish in America
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Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up

In Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real World Experience for Transformative Change, Anthony Flaccavento introduces readers to the innovators who are creating thriving, locally based economies and provides a road ...

Author: Anthony Flaccavento

Publisher:

ISBN: 0813167345

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The global economy has witnessed important changes in recent years. In the United States, enterprising communities have transitioned from tobacco farming to growing organic produce, from extractive fishing to vertical farming, from nonrenewable energy consumption to the implementation of solar cooperatives -- and have transformed from impoverished neighborhoods into green development zones. Yet these promising achievements remain a small part of the total economy and are largely ignored by policy makers, pundits, and economists. In From the Bottom Up: Economic Lessons from Communities that Quit Waiting for Trickle Down, Anthony Flaccavento introduces readers to the innovators who are creating thriving, locally based economies and provides a road map for others who are interested in doing the same. He demonstrates that, despite the success of local initiatives like farmers' markets and clean energy cooperatives, true and lasting change of this type stalls without the appropriate discussion and implementation of public policies that define their lasting impact. He shows how active citizens can spur essential changes, generate community capital, increase civic dialogue, and foster sustainability efforts. Flaccavento skillfully combines economic analysis and public policy recommendations with practical solutions. His call to collective action will appeal to scholars, entrepreneurs, policymakers, community activists, environmentalists, and all citizens passionate about the health of their communities.
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