The Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning
Author: William Strauss,Neil Howe
Publsiher: Crown
Total Pages: 404
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Fourth Turning Book Excerpt:

Predicts that the U.S. will face a crisis in the next millennium that will threaten the country's survival

The Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning
Author: William Strauss,Neil Howe
Publsiher: Broadway
Total Pages: 382
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Fourth Turning Book Excerpt:

Predicts that the U.S. will face a crisis in the next millennium that will threaten the country's survival

The Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning
Author: Ken Wilber
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2014-03-11
ISBN: 0834829576
Category: Philosophy
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Fourth Turning Book Excerpt:

What might the Buddhism of the future look like? With all that we have learned in the modern and postmodern world, how can Buddhists be true to the central teachings of the tradition while also including them in a new framework that is inclusive of ongoing discoveries? Ken Wilber here explores these key questions facing Buddhism and indeed all of the world’s great religions today, showing how traditional Buddhist teachings themselves suggest an ongoing evolution leading toward a more unified, holistic, and interconnected spirituality. Touching on all of the key turning points in the history of Buddhism, Wilber describes the unique way in which the tradition has been open to the continuing unfolding and expansion of its own teachings, and he suggests possible paths toward an ever more Integral approach.

Summary of The Fourth Turning

Summary of The Fourth Turning
Author: Alexander Cooper
Publsiher: BookSummaryGr
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-03-26
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Summary of The Fourth Turning Book Excerpt:

Summary of The Fourth Turning The Fourth Turning is a book by William Strauss and Neil Howe. It outlines the foundation for what is now known as Strauss-Howe generational theory. The main tenet of the book is that American and global history follows a generational cycle. The cycle is defined by four "Turnings,” each lasting about 20 years. Generational archetypes play a crucial role in historical events, and these archetypes recur. The cycle of the four "Turnings" is called a "saeculum” and is roughly the length of human life. The book offers a detailed description of the underlying philosophy. The key idea is seasonality. The authors offer their findings from nature and history to claim that the cyclical nature of time permeates all life, including American history. Furthermore, the authors analyze Anglo-American history to find patterns in a generational attitude. They then correlate these characteristics to the historical events of significance. The evidence that the authors present focuses on their interpretation of key historical figures, as well as societal attitudes. The cyclical generational attitudes are the prime factor in analyzing history and politics, according to Strauss and Howe. The authors claim that race, gender, economic class, religion, and political beliefs are all less influential in determining the course of history. This claim is controversial, and authors reflect on their stance against other prominent academics, offering some comparison with several secondary sources. Overall, the evidence that the authors present is highly subjective and is not sufficiently bolstered with verifiable sources. Each generation is presented as having a unified voice, with few acknowledgments of a diversity of thought within each generational group. Therefore, the predictions are not based on solid evidence. Rather, the book puts forward a theory of generational seasonality. The authors explore what this theory could mean, but they do not offer a sufficient basis for their findings. Here is a Preview of What You Will Get: A Full Book Summary An Analysis Fun quizzes Quiz Answers Etc Get a copy of this summary and learn about the book.

Summary of William Strauss and Neil Howe s The Fourth Turning

Summary of William Strauss and Neil Howe   s The Fourth Turning
Author: Milkyway Media
Publsiher: Milkyway Media
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-06-01
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Study Aids
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Summary of William Strauss and Neil Howe s The Fourth Turning Book Excerpt:

Buy now to get the key takeaways from William Strauss and Neil Howe’s The Fourth Turning. Sample Key Takeaways: 1) America’s future is looking bleak. Societal standards have degraded, and people are becoming more entitled and self-focused instead of collectively working for the betterment of the nation. 2) About every two decades, America enters a new era — a new turning, totaling four turnings in the span of a century.

A New Hasidism Roots

A New Hasidism  Roots
Author: Arthur Green,Ariel Evan Mayse
Publsiher: U of Nebraska Press
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2019-10
ISBN: 0827617860
Category: Philosophy
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A New Hasidism Roots Book Excerpt:

Neo-Hasidism applies the Hasidic masters’ spiritual insights—of God’s presence everywhere, of seeking the magnificent within the everyday, in doing all things with love and joy, uplifting all of life to become a vehicle of God’s service—to contemporary Judaism, as practiced by men and women who do not live within the strictly bounded world of the Hasidic community. This first-ever anthology of Neo-Hasidic philosophy brings together the writings of its progenitors: five great twentieth-century European and American Jewish thinkers—Hillel Zeitlin, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Shlomo Carlebach, and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi—plus a young Arthur Green. The thinkers reflect on the inner life of the individual and their dreams of creating a Neo-Hasidic spiritual community. The editors’ introductions and notes analyze each thinker’s contributions to Neo-Hasidic thought and influence on the movement. Zeitlin and Buber initiated a renewal of Hasidism for the modern world; Heschel’s work is quietly infused with Neo-Hasidic thought; Carlebach and Schachter-Shalomi re-created Neo-Hasidism for American Jews in the 1960s; and Green is the first American-born Jewish thinker fully identified with the movement. Previously unpublished materials by Carlebach and Schachter-Shalomi include an interview with Schachter-Shalomi about his decision to leave Chabad-Lubavitch and embark on his own Neo-Hasidic path.

Millennials in Architecture

Millennials in Architecture
Author: Darius Sollohub
Publsiher: University of Texas Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2019-06-28
ISBN: 1477318577
Category: Architecture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Millennials in Architecture Book Excerpt:

Much has been written about Millennials, but until now their growing presence in the field of architecture has not been examined in-depth. In an era of significant challenges stemming from explosive population growth, climate change, and the density of cities, Millennials in Architecture embraces the digitally savvy disruptors who are joining the field at a crucial time, as it grapples with the best ways to respond to a changing physical world. Taking a clear-eyed look at the new generation in the context of the design professions, Darius Sollohub begins by situating Millennials in a line of generations stretching back to early Modernism, exploring how each generation negotiates the ones before and after. He then considers the present moment, closely evaluating the significance of Millennial behaviors and characteristics (from civic-mindedness to collaboration, and time management in a 24/7 culture), all underpinned by fluency in the digital world. The book concludes with an assessment of the profound changes and opportunities that Millennial disruption will bring to education, licensure, and firm management. Encouraging new alliances, Millennials in Architecture is an essential resource for the architectural community and its stakeholders.

The Four Powers Of Leadership

The Four Powers Of Leadership
Author: David T. Kyle
Publsiher: Health Communications, Inc.
Total Pages: 318
Release: 1998-05
ISBN: 155874634X
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Four Powers Of Leadership Book Excerpt:

People who are promoted because of the skills and competencies that have made them successful often experience a dramatic change in behavior when they assume a new higher-powered position. This book offers readers the ability to move into new positions of leadership with the tools needed to become inspiring leaders.

Earth Negotiations

Earth Negotiations
Author: Pamela S. Chasek
Publsiher: United Nations University Press
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9280810472
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Earth Negotiations Book Excerpt:

Earth Negotiations develops a phased-process model that can enable greater understanding of the process by which international environmental agreements are negotiated. By breaking down the negotiating process into a series of phases and turning points, it is easier to analyze the roles of the different actors, the management of issues, the formation of groups and coalitions, and the art of consensus building. Six discernible phases and five associated turning points within the process of multilateral environmental negotiation are identified and explained. The model is then used to see if there is anything that occurs in the earlier phases of negotiation that affects subsequent phases and if there is anything in the process that may have an effect on the outcome. The overall goal is to determine what lessons can be learned from past cases of multilateral environmental negotiation in order to help both practitioners and scholars strengthen the negotiating process and the quality of its results.

Boomer Destiny Leading the U S through the Worst Crisis Since the Great Depression

Boomer Destiny  Leading the U S  through the Worst Crisis Since the Great Depression
Author: Tom Osenton
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2009-04-30
ISBN: 031335605X
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Boomer Destiny Leading the U S through the Worst Crisis Since the Great Depression Book Excerpt:

The U.S. experiences a major crisis about every eighty years, and the last big crisis started more than eighty years ago. If history is any indicator, argues author Tom Osenton, we are in the very early stages of the next major crisis—one that could make the Great Depression seem like a day at the beach. The storm clouds are on the horizon: A slowing U.S. economy, major banks failing, a weakening dollar, the subprime mortgage debacle, a widening gap between the wealthy and working class, credit delinquencies and bankruptcies on the rise, infrastructure crumbling, healthcare in crisis—the list goes on and on. Baby Boomers, says Osenton, are standing precisely where FDR stood at the beginning of the Great Depression, and they are in a unique position to help pull society out of the morass and set the country on a course of growth and contentment for generations to come. It's no wonder that most young people do not feel they will be better off than their parents. Besides a looming economic crisis, we face a number of other crises: budget deficit, environmental, real estate, infrastructure, education, immigration, and healthcare. Now throw in some unforeseen wild cards such as terrorism, war, disease, poverty, homelessness, and natural disasters, and you have a recipe for a cataclysmic, multi-generational failure that will take decades and trillions of dollars to fix. Boomers are about to move into the role as the elders of an America desperate for leadership. It will be Boomers who take responsibility for directing us through the minefield of crises that will profoundly shape the U.S. for decades to come. It will be the Boomers' responsibility—and their destiny and legacy—to lead the U.S. through a thicket of issues that have been back-burnered by at least the last five presidential administrations. Full of solutions to seemingly intractable problems, Boomer Destiny shows how they can do it.

Conflict Management and African Politics

Conflict Management and African Politics
Author: Terrence Lyons,Gilbert M. Khadiagala
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 169
Release: 2010-10-04
ISBN: 1134068506
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conflict Management and African Politics Book Excerpt:

This edited text builds on a core set of concepts to offer insights into conflict management and African politics. Key concepts such as ripe moments, hurting stalemates, and collapsed states, are built upon in order to show how conflict resolution theory may be applied to contemporary challenges, particularly in Africa.

Runaway Realization

Runaway Realization
Author: A. H. Almaas
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2014-10-21
ISBN: 0834830280
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Runaway Realization Book Excerpt:

The teaching in this book is off the map—because reality itself cannot be captured in a map. In fact, reality is far more alive, far more mysterious than anything we can conceive of. It is always revealing itself by knowing itself; and knowing reality and living it becomes the fulfillment of our life. A. H. Almaas, the originator of the Diamond Approach, here presents a new paradigm for understanding reality: the view of totality. He reveals that our life can become an endless revelation of reality, an adventure with neither beginning nor end.

Purpose Beyond 2012

Purpose Beyond 2012
Author: Wj Reichertz
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 818
Release: 2012
ISBN: 1469198762
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Purpose Beyond 2012 Book Excerpt:

Like many Americans, Ricky Vogt was searching for a career and purpose during the fallout from America's 2008 economic implosion. At the same time the nation was searching to resolve energy, environmental, and economic problems within a dysfunctional political system. This story explains how Vogt joined his fellow Americans as they fought amongst themselves in search of a better vision. He questions how community resolves the tension between intolerance and personal liberty; between the selfishness of trickle-down economics and the ideals of spirituality and our founding documents promoting the common good. The book depicts Vogt's evolving search for better solutions and a new way forward.

Positioning for Architecture and Design Firms

Positioning for Architecture and Design Firms
Author: Jack Reigle
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-03-23
ISBN: 9780470918715
Category: Architecture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Positioning for Architecture and Design Firms Book Excerpt:

An essential guide for a firm of any size to effectively position itself in the marketplace For an architecture or design firm to survive and prosper in the new economy, it needs to redefine and reinvigorate its position in the marketplace. With dozens of how-to cases, examples, and guidelines, Positioning for Architecture and Design Firms provides the entire menu of tools, plus the inspiration needed, for making the changes required to stay competitive in the design world. Offering strategies for leveraging a firm's strongest assets into the formulation of a successful long-term plan, this book breaks with tradition to introduce the latest concepts specifically developed for building future business opportunities in an unstable economic landscape marked by shifts in competition, technology, and client expectations. With a wealth of information targeting the subject of positioning, readers will learn: Why the aftershocks of the Great Recession are likely to linger, and what you can do about it in relation to your firm's success How the coming generational shift will change the design business What positioning is, and how it needs to be developed to support and implement your strategic vision How your firm can establish a robust identity and operating model The importance of your firm's essential purpose How to turn your marketing department into a true marketing system, transforming it from production mode into an integrated positioning machine Why it is important to engage in advanced research and open innovation initiatives Addressing issues of firm identity, including an understanding of how to create the market positioning desired, Positioning for Architecture and Design Firms shows how a design firm—large or small, new or well established—can position itself to gain greater control over its destiny, and reach loftier levels of achievement. Learn about firm types, and match the right type to a firm's goals Develop and maintain a firm's identity in the marketplace Discover how organizational design and marketing support a chosen firm type

The 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues

The 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues
Author: The 24 Hour Plays
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2020-06-25
ISBN: 1350187569
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues Book Excerpt:

Since 1995 The 24 Hour Plays have been responding to theatre in the moment. As the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic brought an end to live theatre in the USA and Europe, the company sprang to work to keep the arts alive. Bringing together some of America's most prolific writers for the stage and screen, this unique and contemporary book of monologues collates the responses in dramatic fashion, making for an anthology of work that is timely, moving, irreverent and at its best, transcendent. Featuring original monologues by writers such as David Lindsay-Abaire, Clare Barron, Hansol Jung, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Christoper Oscar Peña, Jesse Eisenberg and Monique Moses this is a rich collection that can be enjoyed by actors, writers and those looking for creative responses to the global COVID-19 crisis. With over 50 monologues from the first three weeks of the project, edited by Howard Sherman, this is an important collection that documents an unprecedented moment in history whilst also offering practical resource for actors and performers.

The Alchemy of Freedom

The Alchemy of Freedom
Author: A. H. Almaas
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2017-03-28
ISBN: 083484060X
Category: Philosophy
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Alchemy of Freedom Book Excerpt:

Well-known spiritual teacher A. H. Almaas uses the metaphor of the mysterious philosopher's stone to discuss a tremendous liberating power that leads to endless enlightenment. For millennia alchemists sought the philosophers’ stone, the miracle substance believed to be the key to all the secrets of existence. The quest was fueled by some of the prime questions of human existence: What am I? Why am I here? How has this world come to be? A. H. Almaas shows that the tremendous liberating power of the mysterious philosophers’ stone is closer to us than we realize. In fact, it is the true nature of all reality—in all times and all places, without being limited to being anything in particular. Through the philosophers’ stone, real transformation can happen, our consciousness can become free, and we can open to all the possibilities of reality. Almaas discusses the factors that are involved in igniting the catalytic property of the philosophers’ stone and then begins to unpack the properties of true nature when it is free of constraints. Finally, we are left with the revelation that true nature is endlessly knowable, and yet nothing we can know or say about it exhausts its mystery and power. The result is a new understanding of what liberation and practice are—and a view of what it’s like when seeking ceases and life becomes a process of continual discovery. We begin to appreciate that the freedom of reality expressed in the complete and fulfilled life all human beings seek—and few find—is actually the simplicity of the ordinary.

The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning

The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning
Author: Julian Sefton-Green,Pat Thomson,Ken Jones,Liora Bresler
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2011-07-15
ISBN: 1136730044
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning Book Excerpt:

The concept of creative learning extends far beyond Arts-based learning or the development of individual creativity. It covers a range of processes and initiatives throughout the world that share common values, systems and practices aimed at making learning more creative. This applies at individual, classroom, or whole school level, always with the aim of fully realising young people’s potential. Until now there has been no single text bringing together the significant literature that explores the dimensions of creative learning, despite the work of artists in schools and the development of a cadre of creative teaching and learning specialists. Containing a mixture of newly commissioned chapters, reprints and updated versions of previous publications, this book brings together major theorists and current research. Comprising of key readings in creative education, it will stand as a uniquely authoritative text that will appeal to those involved in initial and continuing teacher education, as well as research academics and policy specialists. Sections include: a general introduction to the field of creative learning arts learning traditions, with sub sections on discrete art forms such as drama and visual art accounts of practice from artist-teacher partnerships whole school change and reforms curriculum change assessment evaluative case studies of impact and effect global studies of policy change around creative learning.

The Fullness of Time

The Fullness of Time
Author: Kara N. Slade
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 156
Release: 2021-09-17
ISBN: 1532689373
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Fullness of Time Book Excerpt:

While human existence in time is determined by the time of Jesus Christ, by the logic of the incarnation, passion, resurrection, and ascension, the predominant accounts of time in the modern West have proceeded from a very different basis. The implications of these approaches are not just a matter of epistemology, or of abstract doctrinal and philosophical claims. Instead, they have had, and continue to have, concrete ramifications for human life together. They have overwhelmingly been death-dealing rather than life-giving, marked by a series of temporal moral errors that this book hopes to address. As a counterexample, this book reads Søren Kierkegaard alongside Karl Barth to highlight the ways that both figures rejected a Hegelian approach to time that was, and is, not coincidentally intertwined with a racialized account of history and the co-opting of Christianity by the modern Western state.

The Pirates Unraveled

The Pirates Unraveled
Author: Angelo J. Louisa
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2015-11-06
ISBN: 147662254X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Pirates Unraveled Book Excerpt:

With virtually the same personnel that had won both the National League pennant and the World Series the previous season, the 1926 Pittsburgh Pirates were favored by the majority of preseason prognosticators to capture the pennant for the second year in a row. But they finished in third place, four and a half games behind the St. Louis Cardinals. That failure has largely been attributed to the alleged dissension caused by the presence of vice president and assistant to the manager Fred Clarke on the Pirate bench and to the ramifications of an attempt by several players to remove him, known as the “ABC Affair.” This book chronicles the ’26 Pirates, showing that the blame assigned to Clarke has been mostly misplaced and that the reasons for the Bucs’ failure were far more complex.

Education Equality and Human Rights

Education  Equality and Human Rights
Author: Mike Cole
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 339
Release: 2022-08-12
ISBN: 1000623424
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Education Equality and Human Rights Book Excerpt:

The fifth edition of the market-leading Education, Equality and Human Rights has been fully updated to reflect economic, political and cultural changes in the UK, including the impacts of Brexit and Covid-19. It considers the great changes we are witnessing in recent years, such as climate change emergency, pandemics, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and their interrelationships. Written by world experts in their respective fields, each of the five equality issues of gender, race, sexuality, disability and social class is covered in their own right as well as in relation to education. Key issues explored include: • human rights, equality and education • women and equality—historically and now • gender, education and social change • race and racism through history and today • racism and education from Empire to Johnson • sexualities, identities and equality • challenges in teaching and learning about sexuality and homo- and trans-phobia in schools • disability equality as the last Civil Right? • developing inclusive education and governments’ resistance • social class, neoliberal capitalism and the Marxist alternative • selective schooling, mystifying social class, neoliberalism and alternatives With an uncompromising and rigorous analysis of equality issues and a foreword from Peter McLaren addressing challenges to democracy in the US, this new edition of Education, Equality and Human Rights is an essential and contemporary resource across a wide range of disciplines and for all those interested in education, social policy and human rights.