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Gardening in Your Greenhouse
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 200

Gardening in Your Greenhouse

Freeman gives tips on gardening year-round in greenhouses, with information on selecting equipment, preparing the soil, watering, regulating heat and light, starting seeds, fighting pests, transplanting, and hardening off--all presented in a lively, down-to-earth manner. 98 drawings.

Rewriting the Self
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 262

Rewriting the Self

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-08-20
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Originally published in 1993. This book explores the process by which individuals reconstruct the meaning and significance of past experience. Drawing on the lives of such notable figures as St Augustine, Helen Keller and Philip Roth as well as on the combined insights of psychology, philosophy and literary theory, the book sheds light on the intricacies and dilemmas of self-interpretation in particular and interpretive psychological enquiry more generally. The author draws upon selected, mainly autobiographical, literary texts in order to examine concretely the process of rewriting the self. Among the issues addressed are the relationship of rewriting the self to the concept of development, the place of language in the construction of selfhood, the difference between living and telling about it, the problem of facts in life history narrative, the significance of the unconscious in interpreting the personal past, and the freedom of the narrative imagination. Alpha Sigma Nu National Book Award winner in 1994

Hindsight
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 247

Hindsight

Mark Freeman argues here that hindsight--looking back over the past from the standpoint of the present--can be a profoundly important source of understanding, insight, and moral growth. Indeed, hindsight can be, and often is, a source of truth--of a sort, Freeman contends, that is only available by looking backward. Drawing on psychology, philosophy, literature, memoir, and personal experience, this engaging volume offers an insightful exploration of the role of hindsight both in discerning the truth of one's past and in crafting a good and worthy life.

Shareholder Democracies?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 339

Shareholder Democracies?

Understanding the challenges of corporate governance is central to our comprehension of the economic dynamics driving corporations today. Among the most important institutions in capitalism today, corporations and joint-stock companies had their origins in Europe during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. And as they became more prevalent, the issue of internal governance became more pressing. At stake—and very much contested—was the allocation of rights and obligations among shareholders, directors, and managers. This comprehensive account of the development of corporate governance in Britain and Ireland during its earliest stages highlights the role of political factors in shapin...

Social Investigation and Rural England, 1870-1914
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 217

Social Investigation and Rural England, 1870-1914

An exploration of the theory and practice of social investigation in rural England in the late 19-early 20C.

The Rhymes
  • Language: en

The Rhymes

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Truth Commissions and Procedural Fairness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 400

Truth Commissions and Procedural Fairness

  • Categories: Law

This book examines notions of procedural fairness applicable to truth commissions.

Building Your Own Greenhouse
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 208

Building Your Own Greenhouse

The fundamentals of assembling a greenhouse and customizing it to the gardener's needs.

The Mind Workout
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

The Mind Workout

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-06-01
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  • Publisher: Hachette UK

It's well known that if you want to keep your body fit, you must do some regular exercise. But when it comes to our mental health, few of us take the time to maintain and improve it. For some reason, we expect to be in great mental shape without doing any work. And when we realise we're struggling, we look for a quick and easy fix instead of developing the skills that will help us in the future. Enter The Mind Workout - a home exercise programme for improving your mental health and fitness. Developed as a result of Mark Freeman's own recovery from mental illness, The Mind Workout combines mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). It outline...

Necessary Evils
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

Necessary Evils

  • Categories: Law

This book is about amnesties for grave international crimes that are adopted by states in moments of transition or social unrest. The subject is naturally controversial, especially in the age of the International Criminal Court. The goal of this book is to reframe and revitalize the global debate on the subject, and to offer an original framework for resolving amnesty dilemmas when they arise. Most existing literature and jurisprudence on amnesties deal with only a small subset of state practice and sidestep the ambiguity of amnesty's position under international law. This book addresses the ambiguity head on and argues that amnesties of the broadest scope are sometimes defensible when adopted as a last recourse in contexts of mass violence. Drawing on an extensive amnesty database, the book offers detailed guidance on how to ensure that amnesties extend the minimum leniency possible, while imposing the maximum accountability on the beneficiaries.