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Civics, Guided Reading Workbook

by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Civics in Practice: Principles of Government and Economics

by Gregory I. Massing

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Civics In Practice: Principles of Government and Economics

by Holt Mcdougal

Text covers a tradition of democracy; the Federal Government; State and Local Government; the citizen in government; the citizen in society; the American economy; the United States and the world.

Civics: Participating in Government

by Phyllis Maxey Fernlund James E. Davis

Foundations of American citizenship, society and its values, its political heritage, how American constitution was framed, religion, and the Bill of Rights form the subject of this volume.

Civics: Participating In Our Democracy

by Phyllis Maxey Fernlund James E. Davis

The authors concentrated more on the everyday, American citizens and how people come together to govern themselves. It helps learners to see how the process works examples are stories about real people as they pursue life, liberty, and happiness.

Civics: Responsibilities and Citizenship

by David C. Saffell

Civics is the study of citizenship and government. The word comes from the Latin word civis, meaning "citizen' In ancient Rome, where the word was first used, only wealthy landowners were allowed to be citizens. As such, they enjoyed special privileges that the common people did not share. Today the word citizen --a member of a community with a government and laws --applies to most people.

Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You

by John J. Patrick Richard C. Remy Gary E. Clayton David C. Saffell McGraw-Hill Education Editors

This inviting program delivers fully developed content; relevant, engaging features; and a fresh, student-friendly design that appeals to every student in your diverse classroom. To enhance your students' success in assessment, the content is carefully aligned with state and national standards in Civics and Economics.

Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, & You

by John J. Patrick Richard C. Remy Gary E. Clayton David C. Saffell

A civics program building the next generation of active Americans "Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You" meets the content standards for civics and government as outlined by the National Standards for Civics and Government. Many young citizens are completing their education with little or no sense of civic responsibility. This program teaches the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective, active citizen. It also encourages an appreciation for the American political system and fosters a willingness to take part in American democracy. Two economics units provide an understanding of the interrelationship between democracy and the free enterprise system.

A Civil Action

by Jonathan Harr

"The legal thriller of the decade." --Cleveland Plain DealerNow a Major Motion Picture!In this true story of an epic courtroom showdown, two of the nation's largest corporations stand accused of causing the deaths of children. Representing the bereaved parents, the unlikeliest of heroes emerges: a young, flamboyant Porsche-driving lawyer who hopes to win millions of dollars and ends up nearly losing everything, including his sanity. A searing, compelling tale of a legal system gone awry--one in which greed and power fight an unending struggle against justice--A Civil Action is also the story of how one determined man can ultimately make a difference. With an unstoppable narrative power, it is an unforgettable reading experience.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon: A History of the Internationalization of Communal Conflict

by Samir Khalaf

Khalaf analyzes the history of civil strife and political violence in his native Lebanon and reveals what he views as the inherent contradictions that have plagued that country, particularly its vulnerability to inter-Arab and superpower rivalries. He asks: How can a fairly peaceful and resourceful society, with an impressive history of viable pluralism, coexistence, and republicanism, become the site of so much barbarism and incivility?

Civil Antisemitism, Modernism, and British Culture, 1902–1939

by Lara Trubowitz

This book addresses the development of 'civil' anti-Semitism in twentieth-century Britain, a crucial and often critically neglected strand of anti-Jewish rhetoric that, prior to 1934, was essential to the legitimization of proto-fascist political and literary discourses, as well as stylistic practices within literary modernism.

A Civil Campaign (Miles Vorkosigan)

by Lois Mcmaster Bujold


Civil Disobedience and Other Essays

by Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau has inspired generations of readers to think for themselves and to find meaning and beauty in nature. This sampling includes five of his most frequently read essays: On the Duty of Civil Disobedience, Slavery in Massachusetts, A Plea for Captain John Brown, Walking, and Life without Principle.

Civil Engineering Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar

by Andrea Benedetto Lara Pajewski

This book, based on Transport and Urban Development COST Action TU1208, presents the most advanced applications of ground penetrating radar (GPR) in a civil engineering context, with documentation of instrumentation, methods and results. It explains clearly how GPR can be employed for the surveying of critical transport infrastructure, such as roads, pavements, bridges and tunnels and for the sensing and mapping of underground utilities and voids. Detailed attention is also devoted to use of GPR in the inspection of geological structures and of construction materials and structures, including reinforced concrete, steel reinforcing bars and pre/post-tensioned stressing ducts. Advanced methods for solution of electromagnetic scattering problems and new data processing techniques are also presented. Readers will come to appreciate that GPR is a safe, advanced, non destructive and noninvasive imaging technique that can be effectively used for the inspection of composite structures and the performance of diagnostics relevant to the entire life cycle of civil engineering works.

Civil Islam

by Robert W. Hefner

Civil Islam tells the story of Islam and democratization in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim nation. Challenging stereotypes of Islam as antagonistic to democracy, this study of courage and reformation in the face of state terror suggests possibilities for democracy in the Muslim world and beyond.Democratic in the early 1950s and with rich precedents for tolerance and civility, Indonesia succumbed to violence. In 1965, Muslim parties were drawn into the slaughter of half a million communists. In the aftermath of this bloodshed, a "New Order" regime came to power, suppressing democratic forces and instituting dictatorial controls that held for decades. Yet from this maelstrom of violence, repressed by the state and denounced by conservative Muslims, an Islamic democracy movement emerged, strengthened, and played a central role in the 1998 overthrow of the Soeharto regime. In 1999, Muslim leader Abdurrahman Wahid was elected President of a reformist, civilian government.In explaining how this achievement was possible, Robert Hefner emphasizes the importance of civil institutions and public civility, but argues that neither democracy nor civil society is possible without a civilized state. Against portrayals of Islam as inherently antipluralist and undemocratic, he shows that Indonesia's Islamic reform movement repudiated the goal of an Islamic state, mobilized religiously ecumenical support, promoted women's rights, and championed democratic ideals. This broadly interdisciplinary and timely work heightens our awareness of democracy's necessary pluralism, and places Indonesia at the center of our efforts to understand what makes democracy work.

Civil Liberties and the Constitution: Cases and Commentaries Second Edition

by Twiley W. Barker Lucius J. Barker

In the words of the authors, "this volume does not attempt to cover the wide range of concerns with respect to the study of civil rights and liberties. Rather, its central purpose is to provide, in a coherent fashion, a collation of leading Supreme Court cases that focus on particular topics. These cases are edited in such a way as to promote a general, rather than a technically legal, understanding of the issues involved."

Civil Litigation in a Globalising World

by C.H. van Rhee X. E. Kramer

Globalization of legal traffic and the inherent necessity of having to litigate in foreign courts or to enforce judgments in other countries considerably complicate civil proceedings due to great differences in civil procedure. This may consequently jeopardize access to justice. This triggers the debate on the need for harmonization of civil procedure. In recent years, this debate has gained in importance because of new legislative and practical developments both at the European and the global level. This book discusses the globalization and harmonization of civil procedure from the angles of legal history, law and economics and (European) policy. Attention is paid to the interaction with private law and private international law, and European and global projects that aim at the harmonization of civil procedure or providing guidelines for fair and efficient adjudication. It further includes contributions that focus on globalization and harmonization of civil procedure from the viewpoint of eight different jurisdictions. This book is an unique combination of theory and practice and valuable for academic researchers in the area of civil procedure, private international law, international law as well as policy makers (national and EU), lawyers, judges and bailiffs.

Civil Litigation Seventh Edition

by Paul A. Sukys Joanne Banker Hames Peggy Kerley

Succeed in your role as a paralegal with CIVIL LITIGATION, Seventh Edition. Practical, easy-to-understand, and thoroughly up-to-date, this proven book helps you grasp the details of today's litigation practice, covers the litigation process in a range of contexts, and demonstrates the relationship of litigation to other legal specialties. Each chapter includes exercises focusing on two cases, giving you the opportunity to work the cases from beginning to end, simulating an on-the-job experience. You'll also find sample documents (such as complaints, answers, interrogatories, and deposition summaries) that familiarize you with the documents you will encounter in the litigation law office.

Civil Practice Law and Rules Plus Appendix (New York State)

by Looseleaf Law Publications Inc. Staff

The CPLR governs civil judicial proceedings in all courts of the state and before all judges. The appendix contains extracts of the N. Y. S. Constitution, Judiciary Law and the entire N. Y. C. Civil Court Act. Includes examples of related official forms. Revised - now includes NYCRR-PARTS 130 and 202.

Civil Procedure

by Stephen C. Yeazell

6th Ed. Civil Procedure Case Book.

Civil Procedure: Examples and Explanations (5th edition)

by Joseph W. Glannon

For two decades this book has helped students understand the intricacies of civil procedure. Professor Glannon, using the extremely successful "Examples amd Explanations" format that he created, teaches students about civil procedure in an entertaining and elucidating way.

Civil Rights

by Thomas Sowell

It is now more than three decades since the historic Supreme Court decision on desegregation, Brown v. Board of Education. Thomas Sowell takes a tough, factual look at what has actually happened over these decades -- as distinguished from the hopes with which they began or the rhetoric with which they continue, Who has gained and who has lost? Which of the assumptions behind the civil rights revolution have stood the test of time and which have proven to be mistaken or even catastrophic to those who were supposed to be helped?

Civil Rights Activism in Milwaukee: South Side Struggles in the '60s and '70s

by Paul H. Geenen

In the early 1960s, as members of Milwaukee's growing African American population looked beyond their segregated community for better jobs and housing, they faced bitter opposition from the real estate industry and union leadership. In an era marked by the friction of racial tension, the south side of Milwaukee earned a reputation as a flashpoint for prejudice, but it also served as a staging ground for cooperative activism between members of Father Groppi's parish, representatives from the NAACP Youth Council, students at Alverno College and a group of Latino families. Paul Geenen chronicles the challenges faced by this coalition in the fight for open housing and better working conditions for Milwaukee's minority community.

Civil Rights in America and the Caribbean, 1950s–2010s

by Jerome Teelucksingh

This book illustrates the parallel struggles among Blacks in the US and the Caribbean for equality and greater political participation and equal treatment during the 1960s and 1970s. In recounting the historical evolution of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movement, this book focuses on lesser-known individuals and groups such as the Students for Racial Equality. Jerome Teelucksingh argues that these personalities and smaller organizations made valid contributions to the betterment their respective societies, connecting their work to both the cultural and social justice history of Civil Rights and to the contemporary struggles of cultural and political experience of Blacks in American and Caribbean society. The book also distinctively illustrates the contributions of Whites, ethnic minorities and non-Christians in a diverse campaign for greater political participation, better governance, poverty reduction, equality and tolerance.

Civil Rights in American Law, History, and Politics

by Austin Sarat

Civil Rights in American Law, History, and Politics charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture and confronts important questions about race in contemporary America. How important is civil rights in America's story of possibility and change? How has it transformed the very meaning of citizenship and identity in American culture? Why does the subject of race continue to haunt the American imagination and play such a large role in political and legal debates? Do affirmative action and multiculturalism promise a way out of racial polarization, or do they sharpen and deepen it? Are there new and better ways to frame our commitment to equal justice? This book brings together the work of five distinguished scholars to critically assess the place of civil rights in the American story. It offers different ways of talking about civil rights and frames through which we can address issues of civil rights in the future.

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