World Report on Violence and Health (2 vols.) by World Health Organization

By World Health Organization

Violence is a massive public sickness around the globe. every year, over 1.6 million humans lose their lives to violence. Violence is one of the major reasons of dying for individuals elderly 15-44 years of age world wide, accounting for 14% of deaths between men and seven% of deaths between adult females. for everyone who dies, due to violence, many hundreds of thousands extra are injured and be afflicted by various actual, sexual, reproductive, and psychological illnesses. the realm document on violence and health and wellbeing is the 1st entire assessment of the matter of violence on a world scale - what it really is, who it impacts and what might be performed approximately it. The file makes an attempt to dispel the hopelessness that frequently accompanies any dialogue on violence. Violence is preventable - it isn't an intractable social challenge or an inevitable a part of the human . it's a multifaceted challenge with organic, mental, social, and environmental roots. there's no easy or unmarried method to the matter. Violence needs to consequently be addressed on a number of degrees and in a number of sectors of society at the same time. This document illustrates not just the human toll of violence but additionally exposes the numerous faces of interpersonal, collective, and self-directed violence. faraway from being a well-reported phenomenon that unfolds within the limelight of front-page tales, many acts of violence, because the document exhibits, are in reality hidden from public view and move unreported. The file describes the significance and influence of violence in the course of the international; examines the most important chance elements for violence; provides an account of the kinds of intervention and coverage responses which have been attempted, and summarizes what's identified approximately their effectiveness; and makes strategies for motion at neighborhood, nationwide, and overseas degrees.

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Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running: The Best by Dagny Scott Barrios

By Dagny Scott Barrios

Now with a clean layout and carefully up-to-date details, this nuts-and-bolts consultant is designed in particular to deal with the original demanding situations and rewards the game offers to the quickest turning out to be phase of the market—women runners

More than 10 million ladies around the nation now determine themselves as standard runners. in keeping with the dramatic bring up within the variety of ladies within the game, Dagny Scott Barrios and the specialists at Runner's World have created this singular guide—now up-to-date with 25 percentage new material—where ladies will realize how to:
• educate for any race, from a 5K to a marathon
• consume nutritiously and for max energy
• shed weight permanently
• take care of self-consciousness and physique image
• run while pregnant and during menopause
• opt for the easiest outfits and accessories
• run wherever safely
• hinder and deal with accidents, particularly those who ladies are probably to encounter

With transparent photos, operating sidebars, and testimonials from girls runners of every age and skills, this finished source offers the most up-tp-date useful recommendation to be had at any place for ladies runners of all levels.

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EMU, Financial Markets and the World Economy by Thomas Moser, Bernd Schips

By Thomas Moser, Bernd Schips

This ebook relies at the convention "EMU and the surface World", held on the Swiss Federal Institute of know-how (ETH), December eleven, 1998. The convention was once equipped through the Swiss Institute for company Cycle learn (KOF), that's supported together through the ETH and the Swiss Society for company Cycle examine (SGK), a company comprising representatives from deepest undefined, the Swiss nationwide financial institution and public gurus. at the eve of the ultimate level of eu fiscal and Mone­ tary Union (EMU), Zurich a very acceptable position for this kind of convention. at the one hand, given its situation and financial and fiscal hyperlinks with the euro zone, Switzerland is likely one of the "outside coun­ attempts" most influenced via EMU. nevertheless, it used to be nowhere else than in Zurich the place the imaginative and prescient of "a usa of Europe" used to be expressed for the 1st time through Winston Churchill in his speech on September 19, 1946. for lots of EMU is a step in that course, even if welcome or now not. many of the papers showing during this quantity have been offered on the con­ ference and feature been revised and up-to-date. 3 contributions, bankruptcy eleven- thirteen, have been commissioned in particular for this ebook. along with the authors of the chapters, designated thank you are because of Guido Boller, Robert McCauley, Umberto Schwarz, and Charles Wyplosz.

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A Commentary on Hegel's Logic by John McTaggart Ellis McTaggart

By John McTaggart Ellis McTaggart

In contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we've not used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this ends up in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are photos reminiscent of pics, maps, sketches and so on we now have endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photographs, so that they characterize correctly the unique artefact. even though sometimes there's sure imperfections with those previous texts, we suppose they should be made to be had for destiny generations to get pleasure from.

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Organizing knowledge for environmentally and socially by Ismail Serageldin, Unesco, World Bank

By Ismail Serageldin, Unesco, World Bank

On the convention on Environmentally & Socially Sustainable improvement subsidized by means of the area Bank's studying and management middle and UNESCO, contributors mentioned constructing international locations looking know-how move, venture new partnerships with the personal quarter, and pursuing the advance in their personal medical and technical capacities. As they do, the standard and content material of educational endeavors and learn agendas develop into serious in organizing and making an investment in wisdom. This quantity is a compilation of the themes raised on the convention, which was once assembled to pursue the real activity of organizing wisdom that may aid handle key concerns dealing with humans world wide. matters within the ebook situation survival of the species and the surroundings and the future health of the world's little ones.

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Scale Aircraft Drawings: World War II (Volume 2) by Peter M. Bowers

By Peter M. Bowers

This quantity from the editors of version plane information include enormously distinct scale drawings, historic information and infrequent pictures of renowned WW II airplane. every thing from the Sopwith Camel to the Focke Wulf one hundred ninety is roofed. The three-view drawings via grasp aviation illustrators resembling Wylam, Nye, Larson, Nieto and Karlstrom will make any modeling buff s middle palpitate!

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The Great Fear of 1857: Rumours, Conspiracies and the Making by Kim A. Wagner

By Kim A. Wagner

The Indian rebellion of 1857 had a profound impression at the colonial psyche, and its spectre haunted the British until eventually the final days of the Raj. For the prior a hundred and fifty years so much elements of the rebellion were subjected to excessive scrutiny by way of historians, but the character of the outbreak itself is still vague. What was once the level of the conspiracies and plotting? How might rumours of infected ammunition spark a mutiny whilst no longer a unmarried greased cartridge used to be ever disbursed to the sepoys?
according to a cautious, even-handed reassessment of the first assets, The nice worry of 1857 explores the lifestyles of conspiracies in the course of the early months of that 12 months and offers a compelling and targeted narrative of the panics and rumours which moved Indians to soak up hands. With its clean and unsentimental strategy, this booklet deals a greatly new interpretation of 1 of the main arguable occasions within the historical past of British India.

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