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Fiche de Lecture: Journal Du Voleur de Jean Genet

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Fiche de Lecture: Journal Du Voleur de Jean Genet
 
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Myriam Hassoun

Tout ce quil faut savoir sur Journal du voleur de Jean Genet ! Retrouvez lessentiel de luvre dans une fiche de lecture compl te et d taill e, avec un r sum, une tude des personnages, des cl s de lecture et des pistes de r flexion. R dig e de mani re claire et accessible, la fiche de lecture propose dabord un r sum partie par partie puis sint resse, entre autres, au narrateur, Jean, Stilitano, le Serbe manchot, Armand, mais aussi Salvador, Lucien, Guy et Java. On aborde ensuite le genre du r cit initiatique, le travail de m moire et le narcissisme, avant daborder la r habilitation de lignoble. Enfin, les pistes de r flexion, sous forme de questions, vous permettront daller plus loin dans votre tude. Une analyse litt raire de r f rence pour mieux lire et comprendre le livre !

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Case Studies in Chest Imaging

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Case Studies in Chest Imaging
 
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Rita Joarder

Case Studies in Chest Imaging is a collection of 100 real cases, which demonstrate the use of modern imaging techniques and illustrate the appropriate use of imaging in the investigation of pathology. Compiled by experts in the field, Case Studies in Chest Imaging uses the most up-to-date and high quality images, including plain films, standard Multi Slice and High Resolution Thoracic CT scans. Each case is presented in a pedagogical style, with 1-4 images and accompanying questions, followed by answers and further relevant images. This is then augmented by an explanation of the imaging and key teaching points with references for further reading, making this book a valuable learning guide in an accessible form for respiratory and acute physicians, and radiologists in training.

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A Companion to Los Angeles

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A Companion to Los Angeles
 
by
William Deverell

This Companion contains 25 original essays by writers and scholars who present an expert assessment of the best and most important work to date on the complex history of Los Angeles. The first Companion providing a historical survey of Los Angeles, incorporating critical, multi-disciplinary themes and innovative scholarship Features essays from a range of disciplines, including history, political science, cultural studies, and geography Photo essays and contemporary voice sections combine with traditional historiographic essays to provide a multi-dimensional view of this vibrant and diverse city Essays cover the key topics in the field within a thematic structure, including demography, social unrest, politics, popular culture, architecture, and urban studies

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Caring for the Holy Land

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Caring for the Holy Land
 
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Claudia Liebelt

In Israel, as in numerous countries of the global North, Filipina women have been recruited in large numbers for domestic work, typically as live-in caregivers for the elderly. The case of Israel is unique in that the country has a special significance as the Holy Land for the predominantly devout Christian Filipina women and is at the center of an often violent conflict, which affects Filipinos in many ways. In the literature, migrant domestic workers are often described as being subject to racial discrimination, labour exploitation and exclusion from mainstream society. Here, the author provides a more nuanced account and shows how Filipina caregivers in Israel have succeeded in creating their own collective spaces, as well as negotiating rights and belonging. While maintaining transnational ties and engaging in border-crossing journeys, these women seek to fulfill their dreams of a better life. During this process, new socialities and subjectivities emerge that point to a form of global citizenship in the making, consisting of greater social, economic and political rights within a highly gendered and racialized global economy.

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Algebra I Essentials for Dummies

  10/02/2012       zomehz      0 Comments

With its use of multiple variables, functions, and formulas algebra can be confusing and overwhelming to learn and easy to forget. Perfect for students who need to review or reference critical concepts, Algebra I Essentials For Dummies provides content focused on key topics only, with discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical Algebra I course, from functions and FOILs to quadratic and linear equations. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical algebra concepts as they help students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need a refresher of the core concepts.The Essentials For Dummies SeriesDummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

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Spaces of Capital: Towards a Critical Geography

  10/02/2012       l2owner      0 Comments

David Harvey is the most influential geographer of our era, possessing a reputation that extends across the social sciences and humanities. Spaces of Capital, a collection of seminal articles and new essays spanning three decades, demonstrates why his work has had-and continues to have-such a major impact. The book gathers together some of Harveys best work on two of his central concerns: the relationship between geographical thought and political power as well as the capitalist production of space. In addition, he chips away at geographys pretenses of scientific neutrality and grounds spatial theory in social justice. Harvey also reflects on the work and careers of little-noticed or misrepresented figures in geographys intellectual history-Kant, Von Thunen, Humboldt, Lattimore, Hegel, Heidegger, Darwin, Malthus, Foucault and many others.

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Shell Shock and the Modernist Imagination: The Death Drive in Post-World War I British Fiction

  10/02/2012       vann92      0 Comments

Looking closely at both case histories of shell shock and Modernist novels by Ford Madox Ford, Rebecca West, and Virginia Woolf, Wyatt Bonikowski shows how the figure of the shell-shocked soldier and the symptoms of war trauma were transformed by the literary imagination. Situating his study with respect to Freuds concept of the death drive, Bonikowski reads the repetitive symptoms of shell-shocked soldiers as a resistance to representation and narrative. In making this resistance part of their narratives, Ford, West, and Woolf broaden our understanding of the traumatic effects of war, exploring the possibility of a connection between the trauma of war and the trauma of sexuality. Parades End, The Return of the Soldier, and Mrs. Dalloway are all structured around the relationship between men and women. Instead, the novels underscore the divisions within the home and the self, drawing on the traumatic effects of shell shock to explore the link between the public events of history and the intimate traumas of the relations between self and other.

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Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. the Joy of Cooking

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Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. the Joy of Cooking
 
by
Tan Lin

So I was entranced by Blipsoak01 and much less by Seven Controlled Vocabularies. I read everything I can find that mingles novels, poems, and images, from Roddy Doyles memoir of his parents to Samantha Foxs memoirs, Anna Carsons Nox, of course Sebald, Frisch, Foer, and many others. In that diverse field this isnt an especially interesting contribution. The choices are consistently part of the recent art-world interest in the everyday, the mundane, the suburban, the overlooked, the faintly nostalgic. And although this is not an uncommon property, Tan Lin doesnt comment on the images themselves, except rarely and obliquely. Nominally that lets the images resonate with the text, but it also frees him, and his readers, from more intense engagements with visual material. [return][return]Im also put off by the aesthetic theorizing, which I liked in Blipsoak01. A large portion of this book is aesthetics (or non-aesthetics, or anti-aesthetics, or inaesthetics). It is philosophic in the way that Kundera often was, so that the book sometimes appears to exist for the sake of slightly decorated and patterned philosophic musings. When Tan Lin writes at length about his aesthetic positions, they seem much more commonplace than in Blipsoak01: although he mentions Duchamp, he is clearly in line with current relational aesthetics, uncommitted institutional critique, and post-fluxus practice as in Nicolas Bourriaud, Dominic Willsdon, and others. Its a very familiar position in the art world.

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Whos in Charge?: Leadership During Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises: Leadership During Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and

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Whos in Charge?: Leadership During Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises: Leadership During Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and
 
by
Laura Kahn

An imminent threat to the public health, such as the swine flu outbreak, is no time for a muddled chain of command and contradictory decision making. Whos In Charge? Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises explores the crucial relationships between political leaders, public health officials, journalists, and others to see why leadership confusion develops.--Whos In Charge? begins by looking at the overarching issues of leadership, public health administration, and the threats of bioterrorism. It then examines five recent emergencies-the 2001 anthrax attacks and 1993 cryptosporidium outbreak in the United States, the 2003 SARS outbreak in Toronto, the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease crisis, and the decade-long battle against Mad Cow Disease in the U.K. A perfect text for schools in public health, or as a reference for elected officials at every level of government, the book shows how each event developed step-by-step to pinpoint specific leadership issues. Engaging and absorbing, the work presents official reports, medical literature, first-person accounts from officials and journalists, and discussions of the role of law enforcement and the military during health care emergencies.--

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Gender Construction and Negotiation in the Chinese Efl Classroom

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Gender Construction and Negotiation in the Chinese Efl Classroom
 
by
Huajing Zhao

This book is developed from an ethnographic case study which investigated Chinese adolescents construction of their gender identity and the way it is negotiated in the course of learning English as a foreign language (EFL) from a sociolinguistic, sociocultural and sociopsychological point of view. It documented the unseen connections between the micro-level of the students face-to-face verbal interactions and the macro-level of the role of learning EFL that can play in students construction and negotiation of their gender identity. The book aims to help both teachers and students to develop a more comprehensive view of English learning as a means to social and educational development. On the whole, the study showed that second language learning pedagogy which integrates CLT can be used as an important tool to open up opportunities for the improvement of gender awareness in cultures where gender and sex are not linguistically differentiated. It demonstrated that the EFL class can be used as a means of opening up a space where adolescents can become aware of gender and play around with this awareness. It can be educationally valuable with regard to making students and teachers think about a number of social and intercultural issues alongside cross-linguistic issues. The fieldwork of the research showed that interventions directed at attracting students attention to gender roles and the way they behaved in interactions in English highlight an educational function of the place of EFL in the curriculum which is so far unrecognised in China.

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