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A Second Chance Book
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  • Publisher : The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
  • Release Date : 1991-01-01
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN Code: 9171497986
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Summary: At the final hour . . . This amazing narrative is based on the story of Ajamila from the Sixth Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam. The law of karma states that we're all responsible for our actions, and death is the crucial moment when mysterious forces acting according to this law work behind the scenes to determine our destiny. As the sinful Ajamila lay on his deathbed, he was terrified to see three fierce, humanlike creatures coming to drag him out of his dying body and take him to the lord of death for punishment. Surprisingly, Ajamila escaped this terrible fate. How? A Second Chance: The Story of a Near-Death Experience teaches vital truths about the fundamental nature of the self and reality. At a time when reincarnation is quickly gaining acceptance, not only with the growing ranks of people reporting out-of-body and near-death experiences but with the public at large, A Second Chance can show one how to use meditation and yoga techniques to overcome the obstacles of materialism, meet the challenge of death, and ultimately attain spiritual perfection.

Last Chance Summer Book by Shannon Klare

Last Chance Summer Book
  • Author : Shannon Klare
  • Publisher : Swoon Reads
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 1250313651
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Summary: In Shannon Klare's fun and sexy YA novel Last Chance Summer, a teen is shipped off to work as a counselor at a summer camp—only to butt heads with her co-counselor. Alex is a sheriff's daughter with a less than pristine reputation. When she's caught drinking at a party by her dad’s deputy, she’s in deep trouble. With an already incriminating incident in her past, Alex’s parents ship her off to her aunt’s summer camp to work as a counselor—lest she spend her senior year at boarding school. What's worse than spending your summer deep in the mosquito-infested woods of Texas? Being paired with an obnoxious co-counselor who wants nothing to do with you. Alex is determined to make the best of her summer, even if it means putting up with Grant, who has secrets of his own that he's determined to protect. Can Alex and Grant put their egos to the side and find the bright side of a summer that neither of them signed up for?

Central Asia's Second Chance Book by Martha Brill Olcott

Central Asia's Second Chance Book
  • Author : Martha Brill Olcott
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 389
  • ISBN Code: 0870032879
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Summary: A leading authority on Central Asia offers a sweeping review of the region's path from independence to the post-9/11 world. The first decade of Central Asian independence was disappointing for those who envisioned a straightforward transition from Soviet republics to independent states with market economies and democratic political systems. Leaders excused political failures by pointing to security risks, including the presence of terrorist training camps in Afghanistan. The situation changed dramatically after 9/11, when the camps were largely destroyed and the United States introduced a military presence. More importantly the international community engaged with these states to give them a "second chance" to address social and economic problems. But neither the aid-givers nor the recipients were willing to approach problems in new ways. Now, terrorists groups are once again making their presence felt and some states may be becoming global security risks. This book explores how the region squandered its second chance and what might happen next.

You Rise Glorious Book by Mike Foster

You Rise Glorious Book
  • Author : Mike Foster
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1601428561
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Summary: A powerful message of hope for anyone burdened by shame and for everyone who longs for a fresh, passionate, and fierce life. Now in convenient trade paperback and featuring a bonus section for guided reflection. This retitled edition of People of the Second Chance centers on HOPE. Every fierce and free life starts with that at the core. And every reader longs for a passionate and unstoppable spirit. This book will equip the reader to fight for hope and victory for others and also themselves. Foster's examination of hope is one part challenge, two parts encouragement. He forces the reader to ask the following questions: How did I lose it? How do I get? How do I give it? Each question is broken down into core concepts that are essential to a life devoted to the power of fierce and free living: awareness, discovery, ownership, forgiveness, acceptance, and freedom.

The Millionaire's Melbourne Proposal Book by Ally Blake

The Millionaire's Melbourne Proposal Book
  • Author : Ally Blake
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2021-08-24
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 036971296X
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Summary: New landlord… …New love? Free-spirited Nora never expected Melbourne to be her forever home. But when her landlady, Clancy, passes away, she agrees to stay until Bennett, Clancy’s grandson, can return to Australia. Over long-distance calls with him, Nora soon realizes that, while Bennett may be her polar opposite, he’s just as lost, emotionally, as she is. Still, when they finally meet, it’s the incredible spark between them that truly stuns her. Could he give her the forever home she actually needs—with him? “I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was a real Italian adventure…a winner for me. This was a wonderful end to the [A] Fairytale Summer[!] series.” -Goodreads on Dream Vacation, Surprise Baby “A great read. I loved the pace and plot. I didn’t want to put this down…. I loved the characters and the ins and outs of this book and I highly recommend it.” -Goodreads on Crazy About Her Impossible Boss

Their Second-Chance Baby Book by Tara Taylor Quinn

Their Second-Chance Baby Book
  • Author : Tara Taylor Quinn
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN Code: 1488075506
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Summary: Will a blast from her past Bring her the future she dreamed of? Lieutenant Annie Morgan is determined to have the family she wants more than anything. But fertility problems mean she must get permission from her JAG attorney ex, Seth, to use their embryos. Annie never stopped loving Seth, but his inability to deal with her dangerous job sabotaged their relationship years ago. Now that they’re realizing the dream of a family, is there any chance they can renew other dreams, as well? From Harlequin Special Edition: Believe in love. Overcome obstacles. Find happiness. The Parent Portal Book 1: Having the Soldier’s Baby Book 2: A Baby Affair Book 3: Her Motherhood Wish Book 4: A Mother’s Secrets Book 5: The Child Who Changed Them Book 6: Their Second-Chance Baby

All Quiet on the Western Front Book by Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front Book
  • Author : Erich Maria Remarque
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-09-03
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 0812985532
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Summary: Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I. I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. . . . This is the testament of Paul Bäumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army during World War I. They become soldiers with youthful enthusiasm. But the world of duty, culture, and progress they had been taught breaks in pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. Through years of vivid horror, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against one another . . . if only he can come out of the war alive. “The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure.”—The New York Times Book Review

Second Chance Boyfriend Book by Monica Murphy

Second Chance Boyfriend Book
  • Author : Monica Murphy
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2013-04-05
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 0988369451
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Summary: From breakout author Monica Murphy comes the exhilarating conclusion to Drew and Fable’s story—the star-crossed young romance that began in One Week Girlfriend. Lost. Everything in my life can be summed up by that one sickening word. My football coach blames me for our season-ending losses. So does the rest of the team. I wasted two whole months drowning in my own despair, like a complete loser. And I lost my girlfriend—Fable Maguire, the only girl who ever mattered—because I was afraid that being with me would only hurt her. But now I realize that I’m the one who’s truly lost without her. And even though she acts like she’s moved on and everything’s fine, I know she still thinks about me just as much as I think about her. I know her too well. She’s so damn vulnerable, all I want to do is be there to help her . . . to hold her . . . to love her. I just need her to give me one more chance. We may be lost without each other, but together, we’re destined to find a love that lasts forever. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Monica Murphy's Three Broken Promises.

The Art of War Book by Sun Tzu

The Art of War Book
  • Author : Sun Tzu
  • Publisher : Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2021-03-18
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN Code: 9390960037
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Summary: The Art of War is an enduring classic that holds a special place in the culture and history of East Asia. An ancient Chinese text on the philosophy and politics of warfare and military strategy, the treatise was written in 6th century B.C. by a warrior-philosopher now famous all over the world as Sun Tzu. Sun Tzu's teachings remain as relevant to leaders and strategists today as they were to rulers and military generals in ancient times. Divided into thirteen chapters and written succinctly, The Art of War is a must-read for anybody who works in a competitive environment.

The Elements of Statistical Learning Book by Trevor Hastie,Robert Tibshirani,Jerome Friedman

The Elements of Statistical Learning Book
  • Author : Trevor Hastie,Robert Tibshirani,Jerome Friedman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN Code: 0387216065
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Summary: During the past decade there has been an explosion in computation and information technology. With it have come vast amounts of data in a variety of fields such as medicine, biology, finance, and marketing. The challenge of understanding these data has led to the development of new tools in the field of statistics, and spawned new areas such as data mining, machine learning, and bioinformatics. Many of these tools have common underpinnings but are often expressed with different terminology. This book describes the important ideas in these areas in a common conceptual framework. While the approach is statistical, the emphasis is on concepts rather than mathematics. Many examples are given, with a liberal use of color graphics. It should be a valuable resource for statisticians and anyone interested in data mining in science or industry. The book’s coverage is broad, from supervised learning (prediction) to unsupervised learning. The many topics include neural networks, support vector machines, classification trees and boosting---the first comprehensive treatment of this topic in any book. This major new edition features many topics not covered in the original, including graphical models, random forests, ensemble methods, least angle regression & path algorithms for the lasso, non-negative matrix factorization, and spectral clustering. There is also a chapter on methods for “wide” data (p bigger than n), including multiple testing and false discovery rates. Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, and Jerome Friedman are professors of statistics at Stanford University. They are prominent researchers in this area: Hastie and Tibshirani developed generalized additive models and wrote a popular book of that title. Hastie co-developed much of the statistical modeling software and environment in R/S-PLUS and invented principal curves and surfaces. Tibshirani proposed the lasso and is co-author of the very successful An Introduction to the Bootstrap. Friedman is the co-inventor of many data-mining tools including CART, MARS, projection pursuit and gradient boosting.

UP PGT Mathematics: 30+ Mock Test in English PDF download Book by R P Meena

UP PGT Mathematics: 30+ Mock Test in English PDF download Book
  • Author : R P Meena
  • Publisher : MYUPSC
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  • Category: Study Aids
  • Pages : N.A
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Summary: UP PGT Mathematics: 30+ Mock Test in English: Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Sewa Chayan Board (UPSESSB) Allahabad has announced the exam dates for Trained Graduate Teachers (TGT) on 07th-08th August 2021 and Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) on date 17th- 18th August 2021. The candidates who have applied for 15198 vacancies must buckle up their preparation as they have left with very less time. The proper preparation is a must to score good marks in the recruitment exam and get posted as a teacher in the government school. To help you, we have discussed the detailed exam pattern, syllabus, study material and test series that will be followed by UPSESSB in recruiting eligible candidates for TGT and PGT posts. UP PGT Online Test Series 2021 for Mathematics UP PGT Mathematics: 30+ Mock Test in English Details: Total Tests – 30+ Practice Test Subject – Mathematics Language – English Useful for UP PGT Exam Preparation. All the best.

UPHESC Assistant Professor: 34 Mock Test for Mathematics in English PDF Download Book by R P Meena

UPHESC Assistant Professor: 34 Mock Test for Mathematics in English PDF Download Book
  • Author : R P Meena
  • Publisher : MYUPSC
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  • Category: Study Aids
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Summary: UPHESC Assistant Professor: 34 Mock Test for Mathematics in English PDF Download: UPHESC Assistant Professor: 30 Mock Test for Mathematics in English: UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021: UPHESC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021- Uttar Pradesh Higher Education Services Commission has started accepting online application form for 2003 vacancies for Assistant Professor Posts on its official website @uphesconline.org from 27th February 2021. The notice includes the dates and events for UPHESC recruitment. UPHESC Assistant Professor Mock Test for Mathematics UP government is providing an opportunity for those candidates who are looking forward to teaching as their career. The online applications will be accepted by 26th March 2021.Bookmark this page and stay tuned with us for every latest update for UPHESC Assistant Professor Jobs 2021. UPHESC Assistant Professor Vacancy 2021 announced for 2003 Assistant Professor Post which includes 2002 posts of Assistant Acharya in 47 subjects and 01 post of Assistant Acharya Geoscience of Advertisement No. -46. The application form for UPHESC Assistant Professor 2021 began on 27 February 2021 and the last date to apply online was 8 July 2021. What is the date of exam for UPHESC Assistant Professor 2021? Exam dates: UPHESC Assistant Professor Examination advertisement no. 50 written exam date has announced and the dates are: 30 October, 06 November, 14 November, 26 November and 12 December 2021. As per the new exam pattern, it is necessary to include mathematics practice tests in your preparation strategy. We, at MYUPSC, have designed mathematics mock test series that will provide you with in-depth coverage of the latest syllabus of UPHESC Exam. Details: Total Tests – 34 Practice Test Subject – Mathematics Language – English Useful for UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam Preparation. All the best !!

The Road Book by Cormac McCarthy

The Road Book
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 0307267458
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Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation. A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York, People, Rocky Mountain News, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post

The Chance Book by Robyn Carr

The Chance Book
  • Author : Robyn Carr
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2019-08-12
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 1488057567
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Summary: Come back to a small town on the Oregon coast, in book 4 of the beloved Thunder Point series only from New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr. With its breathtaking vistas and down-to-earth people, Thunder Point is the perfect place for FBI agent Laine Carrington to recuperate from a gunshot wound and contemplate her future. The locals embraced Laine as one of their own after she risked her life to save a young girl from a dangerous cult. Knowing her wounds go beyond the physical, Laine hopes she’ll fit in for a while and find her true self in a town that feels safe. She may even learn to open her heart to others, something an undercover agent has little time to indulge. Eric Gentry is also new to Thunder Point. Although he’s a man with a dark past, he’s determined to put down roots and get to know the daughter he only recently discovered. When Laine and Eric meet, their attraction is obvious to everyone. But while the law enforcement agent and the reformed criminal want to make things work, their differences may run too deep…unless they take a chance on each other and find that deep and mysterious bond that belongs to those who choose love over fear. Originally published in 2014

Wonder Book by R. J. Palacio

Wonder Book
  • Author : R. J. Palacio
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-02-14
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 037589988X
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Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Millions of people have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face—who shows us that kindness brings us together no matter how far apart we are. Read the book that inspired the Choose Kind movement, a major motion picture, and the critically acclaimed graphic novel White Bird. And don't miss R.J. Palacio's highly anticipated new novel, Pony, available September 2021! I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. Beginning from Auggie’s point of view and expanding to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others, the perspectives converge to form a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance. In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel “a meditation on kindness” —indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.

Introduction to Evolutionary Computing Book by Agoston E. Eiben,J.E. Smith

Introduction to Evolutionary Computing Book
  • Author : Agoston E. Eiben,J.E. Smith
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14
  • Category: Computers
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN Code: 3662050943
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Summary: The first complete overview of evolutionary computing, the collective name for a range of problem-solving techniques based on principles of biological evolution, such as natural selection and genetic inheritance. The text is aimed directly at lecturers and graduate and undergraduate students. It is also meant for those who wish to apply evolutionary computing to a particular problem or within a given application area. The book contains quick-reference information on the current state-of-the-art in a wide range of related topics, so it is of interest not just to evolutionary computing specialists but to researchers working in other fields.

The Second Chance Club Book by Jason Hardy

The Second Chance Club Book
  • Author : Jason Hardy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 1982128615
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Summary: A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book. Prompted by a dead-end retail job and a vague desire to increase the amount of justice in his hometown, Jason Hardy became a parole officer in New Orleans at the worst possible moment. Louisiana’s incarceration rates were the highest in the US and his department’s caseload had just been increased to 220 “offenders” per parole officer, whereas the national average is around 100. Almost immediately, he discovered that the biggest problem with our prison system is what we do—and don’t do—when people get out of prison. Deprived of social support and jobs, these former convicts are often worse off than when they first entered prison and Hardy dramatizes their dilemmas with empathy and grace. He’s given unique access to their lives and a growing recognition of their struggles and takes on his job with the hope that he can change people’s fates—but he quickly learns otherwise. The best Hardy and his colleagues can do is watch out for impending disaster and help clean up the mess left behind. But he finds that some of his charges can muster the miraculous power to save themselves. By following these heroes, he both stokes our hope and fuels our outrage by showing us how most offenders, even those with the best intentions, end up back in prison—or dead—because the system systematically fails them. Our focus should be, he argues, to give offenders the tools they need to re-enter society which is not only humane but also vastly cheaper for taxpayers. As immersive and dramatic as Evicted and as revelatory as The New Jim Crow, The Second Chance Club shows us how to solve the cruelest problems prisons create for offenders and society at large.

The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration Book by Mary Scannell

The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration Book
  • Author : Mary Scannell
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2010-05-28
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 0071743669
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Summary: Make workplace conflict resolution a game that EVERYBODY wins! Recent studies show that typical managers devote more than a quarter of their time to resolving coworker disputes. The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games offers a wealth of activities and exercises for groups of any size that let you manage your business (instead of managing personalities). Part of the acclaimed, bestselling Big Books series, this guide offers step-by-step directions and customizable tools that empower you to heal rifts arising from ineffective communication, cultural/personality clashes, and other specific problem areas—before they affect your organization's bottom line. Let The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games help you to: Build trust Foster morale Improve processes Overcome diversity issues And more Dozens of physical and verbal activities help create a safe environment for teams to explore several common forms of conflict—and their resolution. Inexpensive, easy-to-implement, and proved effective at Fortune 500 corporations and mom-and-pop businesses alike, the exercises in The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games delivers everything you need to make your workplace more efficient, effective, and engaged.

Infinite Book by Corinne Michaels

Infinite Book
  • Author : Corinne Michaels
  • Publisher : BAAE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-05-30
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 194283442X
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Summary: Book two in the Indefinite Duet New York Times Bestseller Corinne Michaels brings you the epic conclusion in this second chance love story. Book two in the Indefinite Duet. I was right. I never should’ve fallen back in love with Quinn. I always knew we wouldn’t make it. And to make matters worse, not only did I lose my soulmate—I lost myself as well. Everything was stripped away, leaving me bare and unable to breathe. No one told me it could hurt this much. I was unprepared for this level of agony from the horrible weight of grief. I planned to love him infinitely. But what is infinity, when love always ends?

The European Union’s Approach to Conflict Resolution Book by Laurence Cooley

The European Union’s Approach to Conflict Resolution Book
  • Author : Laurence Cooley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN Code: 1351043463
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Summary: This book investigates and explains the European Union’s approach to conflict resolution in three countries of the Western Balkans: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Kosovo. In doing so, it critically interrogates claims that the EU acts as an agent of conflict transformation in its engagement with conflict-affected states. The book argues, contrary to the assumptions of much of the existing literature, that rather than seeking the transformation of conflicts, the EU pursues a more conservative strategy based on the regulation of conflict through the promotion of institutional mechanisms such as consociational power sharing and decentralisation. Drawing on discourse analysis of documents, speeches, and interviews conducted by the author with European Union officials and policy-makers in Brussels and the case-study countries, the book offers a theoretically grounded, methodologically rigorous and empirically detailed analysis of EU policy preferences, of the ideas that underpin them, and of how those preferences are legitimised. This book will be of key interest to scholars, students and practitioners interested in ethnic conflict and conflict resolution, the politics of the Balkans, and the external and foreign policies of the EU.