By Julie Holland
• With contributions through Andrew Weil, Michael Pollan, Lester Grinspoon, Allen St. Pierre (NORML), Tommy Chong, and others
• Covers marijuana’s physiological and mental results, its medicinal makes use of, the advanced politics of hashish legislation, pot and parenting, its position in creativity, enterprise, and spirituality, and lots more and plenty extra
Exploring the position of hashish in medication, politics, background, and society, The Pot Book deals a compendium of the main updated info and clinical examine on marijuana from best specialists, together with Lester Grinspoon, M.D., Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Allen St. Pierre (NORML), and Raphael Mechoulam. additionally integrated are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M.D., and Tommy Chong in addition to a pot broker and a farmer who grows for the U.S. executive.
Encompassing the large spectrum of marijuana wisdom from stoner customs to medical study, this ebook investigates the head ten myths of marijuana; its physiological and mental results; its dangers; why joints are greater than water pipes and different harm-reduction assistance for clients; how humanity and hashish have co-evolved for millennia; the brain’s cannabis-based neurochemistry; the advanced politics of hashish legislations; its capability medicinal makes use of for melanoma, AIDS, Alzheimer’s, a number of sclerosis, and different health problems; its position in creativity, enterprise, and spirituality; and the advanced global of pot and parenting. As legalization turns into a fact, this e-book candidly deals invaluable evidence and authoritative critiques in a society filled with marijuana myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes.
By J.V. Buroker
By Charles L. Ciancio
By Ian Cullen
Much of the theoretical literature in making plans and human geography at the present is materialist in viewpoint. this gives a strong critique yet locates the dynamics of city structures too particularly in exactly one simple social courting. It fails to supply an highbrow base huge sufficient for confident, distinct city research, in part since it fails to do justice to the reflective knowledge of the person. the choice humanist place redresses the stability in favour of the person yet back can't serve the sensible standards of city research because it so frequently ignores social or contextual analysis.
Ian Cullen synthesizes those tow it seems that inconsistent theoretical positions and to render the more and more vague debate among them accessible.
This booklet was once first released in 1984.
By Ute Scheub,Stefan Schwarzer
Ein globaler Humusaufbau von nur einem Prozent würde genügen, um den CO2-Gehalt der Atmosphäre auf ein ungefährliches Maß zu senken. used to be einfach klingt, ist es auch, denn die Methoden sind zum Teil schon seit Jahrhunderten bekannt. Unter Labels wie Permakultur oder Carbon Farming erleben sie gerade ihre Renaissance: Gärtnern mit Terra Preta, Ackern ohne Pflug, das Lenken mikrobieller Prozesse oder die Vitalisierung von Kulturen – all diese Methoden reichern den Boden mit Humus an und ermöglichen damit gesunde Lebensmittel. international gesehen ist die 'Humusrevolution' deshalb der wichtigste Hoffnungsträger für weltweite Ernährungssouveränität – sowie für den Kampf gegen Klimaextreme, Armut und Migration. Und das Gute daran: Jeder kann mithelfen und sofort anfangen.
By Ada I. Engebrigtsen
Romania has a bigger Gypsy inhabitants than such a lot different nations yet little is understood concerning the courting among this team and the non-Gypsy Romanians round them. This publication specializes in a bunch of Rom Gypsies residing in a village in Transylvania and explores their social lifestyles and cosmology. simply because Rom Gypsies are depending on and outline themselves in terms of the encircling non-Gypsy populations, it is very important comprehend their day by day interactions with those acquaintances, basically peasants to whom they relate via prolonged barter. the writer involves the belief that, even though economically and politically marginal, Rom Gypsies are significant to Romanian collective identification in that they provide fascinating and repulsive counter photographs, incorporating the uncivilized, immoral and damaging "other". This interdependence creates tensions however it additionally enables a point of cultural and political autonomy for the Roma inside Romanian society.
By Robert L. Carneiro
By G.H. Von Wright
The publication makes an attempt to stick away from reductivist perspectives of the 2 Cartesian ingredients. It defends a dualistic psycho-physical parallel conception which reconciles freedom of motion with determinism in nature. uncomplicated difficulties in notion idea also are mentioned, with detailed emphasis on listening to and sound.
a result of intrinsic curiosity of the topic and the author's non-technical presentation of it, the e-book should still attract all readers with a major curiosity in philosophy and psychology.
By Shlomo Giora Shoham,Paul Knepper,Martin Kett
Forty specialists from most sensible learn amenities and universities around the globe supply enter at the conventional longstanding concerns that encompass the sector of victimology and discover more recent subject matters corresponding to restorative justice, using government-sponsored crime victimization surveys, reimbursement and restitution schemes, and sufferers’ rights laws. the second one in a trilogy of volumes, this instruction manual examines victimology from criminology, sociology, psychology, legislation, and philosophy views. themes mentioned include:
Describing present study and deciding upon new rules and themes of outrage, the booklet jointly offers the “state-of-the-art” of the sector this day. In doing so, it is helping to notify modern figuring out of an everlasting societal plague.
Those wishing to proceed their experiences should still seek advice the International instruction manual of Criminology and the International instruction manual of Penology and legal Justice, which entire the trilogy.
By Simon J Bronner