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as nurses are most likely to encounter people suffering with life threatening illnesses, or at least illnesses which challenge their hope for living. For example, consider the person who survives a cancer operation only to now live with a colostomy bag. When the parameters of one’s life are

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In: Phoenix Rising from Contemporary Global Society

Tainui. ‘It [the Waikato River] is central to tribal identity and the spiritual and physical wellbeing of the people. Its power is both protective and healing …’5 ‘The Waikato River is conceptualised as a living ancestor by the Waikato-Tainui. The river’s very origins are said to contain the life

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In: Enacting Environmental Justice through Global Citizenship
Author: Nicola Sayers

introduction, for a philosopher whose preoccupying life passion was hope, Bloch is notably scathing about the state of the world, and particularly human relations, as evident for example in the following passage: But where do I suffer from being not enough? Where am I askew, where have I been corrupted

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In: Phoenix Rising from Contemporary Global Society

psychological and sociological consequences of their departure. One of the major reasons why people work is money, but money is not the only motivator inducing a person to work. Many factors, both inside the person, as expectancies,11 self- efficacy or objectives set by the person,12 and also external to the

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In: Building Barriers and Bridges: Interculturalism in the 21st Century

engage in higher education at their own pace and style of learning. Key Words: Ecological pedagogy, learning landscape, real life learning, heterogeneous learning-teams, hope. ***** 1. Where Are We? We are living in a time in which globalization, pollution of the planet, on

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In: Phoenix Rising from Contemporary Global Society
Author: Anne Babson

of any reality of Japanese life. Those two points conceded, where Lee points to a racially-motivated disconnect between the love of the Japanese knick-knack and a disdain for the foreign hand that made it, she misreads Victorian England’s attitude toward the working class. In Victorian England

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In: On Whiteness
Author: Marion Pluskota

house on the place Ste Catherine, St Nicolas parish, where her daughters worked as prostitutes. In 1761, La Couillaud was sentenced to a house of correction for six months after being denounced by her neighbours for living a debauched life and disturbing the peace in an apartment on rue du Bois

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In: Selling Sex in the City: A Global History of Prostitution, 1600s-2000s
Author: Marion Pluskota

house on the place Ste Catherine, St Nicolas parish, where her daughters worked as prostitutes. In 1761, La Couillaud was sentenced to a house of correction for six months after being denounced by her neighbours for living a debauched life and disturbing the peace in an apartment on rue du Bois

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In: Selling Sex in the City: A Global History of Prostitution, 1600s-2000s

an important measure of institutionalised social life in modern society. Law, the education system, and mass media could be considered a key dimension and measure of detailed framing and sustaining of cultural identity. Many authors consider globalization as a phenomenon which is destroying

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In: Building Barriers and Bridges: Interculturalism in the 21st Century
Author: Emma Schneider

is the first and most essential step in the path to hearing and healing the living earth. Listening may not be easy. Thankfully, it is simple. Today, I’ll bring our attention to both a poem and a short story written by Ortiz. The poem comes from the collection Fight Back: For the Sake of the

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In: Enacting Environmental Justice through Global Citizenship