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Crafting Policies to End Poverty in Latin America

by Ana Lorena De La O

This book provides a theory and evidence to explain the initial decision of governments to adopt a conditional cash transfer program (the most prominent type of antipoverty program currently in operation in Latin America), and whether such programs are insulated from political manipulations or not. Ana Lorena De La O shows that whether presidents limit their own discretion or not has consequences for the survival of policies, their manipulation, and how effective they are in improving the lives of the poor. This book is the first of its kind to present evidence from all Latin American CCTs.

Essentials of Surgical Pediatric Pathology

by Marta C. Cohen Irene Scheimberg

Essentials of Surgical Pediatric Pathology is a clear and practical yet comprehensive guide for trainee pediatric pathologists and non-pediatric pathologists.

The Way

by E. Stanley Jones

If we are to get "a sparkle, a buoyancy . . . back into life, we can get it only as we are sure we are on the Way," says E. Stanley Jones. The Way--God's Way--is revealed in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as well as in the structure of reality. This practical volume leads step-by-step through the implications of the Way in every aspect of life. It progresses through 52 topics with daily readings, Scripture references, and prayer. A sequel to Victorious Living and Abundant Living, The Way offers a positive solution for mental and spiritual confusion, and guidance for a life filled with meaning.

Paddle Against the Flow

by Huck Magazine

Nas on language, Cat Power on looking inward, Spike Jonze on loving what you do, and Kim Gordon on feeling the flow. These are just a few of the indie stars and surprising insights collected in this gorgeous book by Huck magazine. Since launching in 2006, Huck has been at the vanguard of London's thriving independent publishing scene and has grown into an internationally distributed bi-monthly, with editions available on newsstands in 20 countries worldwide. Bringing together the best insights from over 60 of the most inspiring people Huck has spoken to over the years--along with exclusive photography and art that has come to embody Huck's distinct aesthetic--this book presents a diverse range of truths, creative wisdom, and life lessons from those who paddle against the flow.

One Thing Stolen (Sneak Preview)

by Beth Kephart

Want a sneak peek? Download this free sample of One Thing Stolen by Beth Kephart. Something is not right with Nadia Cara. While spending a year in Florence, Italy, she's become a thief. She has secrets. And when she tries to speak, the words seem far away. Nadia finds herself trapped by her own obsessions and following the trail of an elusive Italian boy whom only she has seen. Can Nadia be rescued or will she simply lose herself altogether? Set against the backdrop of a glimmering city, One Thing Stolen is an exploration of obsession, art, and a rare neurological disorder. It is a celebration of language, beauty, imagination, and the salvation of love.

Painless

by Derek Ciccone

A fast-paced thriller mixed with a heartwarming story of redemption. A series of ominous incidents make Billy Harper realize there is something very different about Carolyn Whitcomb. But when a rogue organization called Operation Anesthesia learns of Carolyn's "gifts," Billy must risk everything to save the life of the little girl who taught him to live again.

The Worlds of Carol Shields

by David Staines

"Carol was a very fine writer and a remarkable human being, a wonderful person whose work I closely followed for more than 20 years. I interviewed her frequently over those years, with virtually every work she produced --novel, radio drama, play, book of stories. So I had a good sense of the span of her work and also her evolution as a stylist. But the key reason I wanted to make a book focusing on her life and work is that we were friends."--Eleanor WachtelThis book strikes the right balance between intimate accounts and literary analysis. It opens with reminiscences by close friend Eleanor Wachtel, which are followed by a study of Shields' poetry by her daughter and grandson, then by various aspects of her fiction, including a detailed examination of her plays. It closes with reminiscences by four close friends: Jane Urquhart, Joan Clark, Wayson Choy and Martin Levin.The 23 contributors offer new insights, new theories, and new perspectives about Shields' illuminating career. Only one piece--her obituary written by Margaret Atwood--has been previously published.

Rethinking Canadian Aid

by Stephen Brown David R. Black Molly Den Heyer

In 2013, the government abolished the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), which had been Canada's flagship foreign aid agency for decades, and transferred its functions to the newly renamed Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). As the government is rethinking Canadian aid and its relationship with other foreign policy and commercial objectives, the time is ripe to rethink Canadian aid more broadly. Edited by Stephen Brown, Molly den Heyer and David R. Black, this is the first book on Canadian foreign aid since CIDA was folded into DFATD. Designed to reach a variety of audiences, contributions by twenty-one scholars and experts in the field offer an incisive examination of Canada's record and recent changes in Canadian foreign aid, such as its focus on maternal and child health and on the extractive sector. Many chapters also ask more fundamental questions concerning the intersection of the moral imperative that underpins aid and the trend towards greater self-interest. For instance, what are and what should be the underlying motives of Canadian aid? How compatible are altruism and self-interest in foreign aid? To what extent should aid be integrated with Canada's other policies and practices? The portrait that emerges is a sobering one. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in Canada's changing role in the world and how it reflects on Canada.

This Time a Better Earth

by Ted Allan Bart Vautour

A young Canadian marches over the Pyrenees and enters into history by joining the International Brigades--men and women from around the world who volunteered to fight against fascism in the Spanish Civil War. This new edition of Ted Allan's novel, This Time a Better Earth, reintroduces readers to the electrifying milieu of the Spanish Civil War and Madrid, which for a short time in the 1930s became the epicentre of a global struggle between democracy and fascism. This Time a Better Earth, first published in 1939, tells the story of Canadian Bob Curtis from the time of his arrival in Spain and the idealism and trials of the international volunteers. Allan's novel achieves the distinction of being both a work of considerable literary and historical significance and a real page-turner.This is the first installment of a series of titles to be published in the Canadian Literature Collection under the Canada and the Spanish Civil War banner. This is a large-scale project devoted to the recovery and presentation of Canadian cultural production about the Spanish Civil War (spanishcivilwar.ca), directed by Bart Vautour and Emily Robins Sharpe.

The Collected Poems of Miriam Waddington

by Ruth Panofsky Miriam Waddington

Miriam Waddington's verse is deceptively accessible: it is personal but never private, emotional but not confessional, thoughtful but never cerebral. The subtlety of her craft is the hallmark of a modernist poet whose work opens to the world and its readers. She details intoxicating romance and mature love, the pleasures of marriage and motherhood, the experience of raising two sons to adulthood, and the ineffable pain of divorce. As she moved through life, she wrote clearly and uncompromisingly about the vast sweep of Canada, her travels to new lands, the passage of time, the death of her ex-husband, the loss of close friends and, later, of growing old.notations, appeals to academics and lovers of poetry alike. The verse collected here will neither disappoint the attentive reader nor betray the poet.

Getting Started with Windows Server Security

by Santhosh Sivarajan

If you are a security or Windows Server administrator wanting to learn or advance your knowledge in Microsoft security and secure your Windows Server infrastructure effectively, this book is for you.

Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development - Second Edition

by Jonathan Peppers

If you are a developer with experience in C# and are just getting into mobile development, this is the book for you. If you have experience with desktop applications or the Web, this book will give you a head start on cross-platform development.

Learning Unreal® Engine iOS Game Development

by Muhammad A. Moniem

If you are a game developer, designer, artist, or a beginner in the gaming industry, and want to make iOS games efficiently at a low cost, this book is ideal for you.

SoapUI Cookbook

by Rupert Anderson

This book is aimed at developers and technical testers who are looking for a quick way to take their SoapUI skills and understanding to the next level. Even if you are new to SoapUI but have basic Java skills and a reasonable grasp of RESTFul and Soap web services, then you should have no problem making use of this book.

KnockoutJS Essentials

by Jorge Ferrando

If you are a JavaScript developer who has been using DOM manipulation libraries such as Mootools or Scriptaculous, and you want go further in modern JavaScript development with a simple and well-documented library, then this book is for you. Learning how to use Knockout will be perfect as your next step towards building JavaScript applications that respond to user interaction.

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook

by Daniel Langenhan

If you are a VMware administrator who is interested in automating your infrastructure, this book is for you. An understanding of basic programming concepts is advised. No previous knowledge of Orchestrator is required, although some previous knowledge of it will allow you to get started more easily.

Developing Mobile Web ArcGIS Applications

by Matthew Sheehan

This guide is invaluable to those just starting out with GIS development but will also benefit GIS professionals wishing to expand their development skills to include mobile apps.

PostgreSQL Developer's Guide

by Asif Fayyaz Ibrar Ahmed

If you are a database developer who wants to learn how to design and implement databases for application development using PostgreSQL, this is the book for you. Existing knowledge of basic database concepts and some programming experience is required

FuelPHP Application Development Blueprints

by Sebastien Drouyer

This book is for intermediary to seasoned web developers who want to learn how to use the FuelPHP framework and build complex projects using it. You should be familiar with PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, but no prior knowledge about MVC frameworks is required.

AngularJS Deployment Essentials

by Zachariah Moreno

If you are a web developer, this handy guide will empower you to quickly learn the fundamentals of AngularJS development and deployment.

Neo4j High Performance

by Sonal Raj

If you are a professional or enthusiast who has a basic understanding of graphs or has basic knowledge of Neo4j operations, this is the book for you. Although it is targeted at an advanced user base, this book can be used by beginners as it touches upon the basics. So, if you are passionate about taming complex data with the help of graphs and building high performance applications, you will be able to get valuable insights from this book.

Creating Mobile Apps with jQuery Mobile - Second Edition

by Shane Gliser Andy Matthews

This book assumes a basic level of experience with standard web development. If you've used jQuery Mobile before, you're good to go. Otherwise, you can pick it up along the way.

Learning iOS Security

by Allister Banks Charles S. Edge

This book is intended for mobile security professionals who want to learn how to secure iOS operating systems and its applications. Any knowledge of iOS architecture would be an added advantage.

Mastering Elasticsearch - Second Edition

by Rafal Kuc Marek Rogozinski

This book is for Elasticsearch users who want to extend their knowledge and develop new skills. Prior knowledge of the Query DSL and data indexing is expected.

Python Programming for Arduino

by Pratik Desai

This is the book for you if you are a student, hobbyist, developer, or designer with little or no programming and hardware prototyping experience, and you want to develop IoT applications. If you are a software developer or a hardware designer and want to create connected devices applications, then this book will help you get started.

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