The immense dislocations and suffering caused by neo-liberal globalization, the retreat of the welfare state in the last decades of the twentieth century, and the heightened military imperialism at the turn of the twenty-first century have raised urgent questions about the temporal and spatial dimensions of power. Through stimulating critical perspectives and new cross-disciplinary frameworks, which reflect recent innovations in the social and human sciences, this series provides a forum for politically engaged and theoretically imaginative responses to these important issues of late modernity.
At long last, a guide to writing online content that shows the reader direct examples rather than endless fluffy guidance.
Web Content - The Beginner's Masterclass offers a practical and demonstrative means toward gaining your own, distinct content authoring style.Written with the intent of leading by example, this book contains a selection of articles which encompass many of the more popular subjects and genres commonly seen in the online news media. Through these demonstrative means, it intends to imbue many of the key aspects of content and copy writing while maintaining a strong weighting toward a high grade of 'shareability' through audience preferential of social media channels. The book revolves around its three pillars:IDENTITY - Crafting a unique, recognizable voice. PURPOSE - Embodying clarity in topic choice.STANDING APART - Being different from the banal crowd. Transforming the benign, day-to-day and week-to-week occurrences into a style at once keynote serves to imbue the budding content writer with an edge over the more conventional competitor. It is through this that the essential spirit of Web Content - The Beginner's Masterclass was assembled. Current and contemporary, this book takes into account the fact that search engines are becoming ever more selective in what they highlight and what they leave. Generic writing, the samey and the dull lose out, while writing and content with genuine spirit, humour and style is promoted. The power of words at once eye-catching and colourful with an intense, instantaneous 'shareability' is precisely what the modern day Internet values and rates. Designed as a unique and quirky compliment to a de facto manual of style, veteran online content author and journalist TIMOTHY JONES brings writing to life for readers keen to enhance, improve and realize their talents. With this handbook, they will confront the field of web and news content creation with genuine eagerness.
This slim volume counters the well-meaning but less-than-knowledgeable assertions of opponents to an Article V state amendments convention. Beginning with a Lockean sketch of the Founders' free government principles, followed by the Framers' struggle to provide an amending process at the Federal Convention of 1787, Rodney Dodsworth puts to rest the improbable occurrence of a "runaway" convention and why a call to convention is essential to saving the American Republic.
A book about a little bit of everything and figuring out how to live with it all.A sometimes funny, sometimes serious look at trying to prioritize our lives and focus on what is actually important, what really deserves our attention. It will make us think about how our time could be better spent trying to find our happiness in these difficult times. It's a book that reinforces the fact that we aren't alone in this world, so we need to reflect on our thoughts, our interactions and our responsibilities to one another.This life is often hectic and stressful, but it's usually the people in our lives that make our last nerve stand on end! All of us are thrust into this melting pot together, then stirred up by the media and all the problems we face in today's world--and then we wait to see what floats to the top. What if kindness, joy, happiness and peace came out the winner over anger, fear, hostility and hopelessness? Wouldn't that be a welcome change? Let's have a talk about what that means and how we can get there, shall we?Take a journey with me, see if you agree that we can make this world a better place. What have you got to lose?
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