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CHINA MOST MISBEHAVED COUNTRY
Author: Jiu Ling
Publisher: Global Citizen EpubVerlag
ISBN: 3956940083
Pages: 164
Year: 2015-02-03
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CHINA MOST MISBEHAVED COUNTRY - A guide to Chinese etiquette A comedy complement to the unconventional CHINA BEST BEHAVED COUNTRY, this guide to Chinese etiquette goes pop and punk with stereotypes, images and the fear of using them both. It offers you concrete scenarios in colorful anecdotes. Check out the preview for more! Also by Jiu Ling 50 Shades of China (bundle version)CHINA BEST BEHAVED COUNTRY
The Misbehaved
Author: Jessica Jayne
Publisher: Total-e-bound
ISBN: 178651026X
Pages: 55
Year: 2016-05-10
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Friends to lovers—can Natalea Jones and Drake Harte break through their friendship barrier and find happiness? Natalea Jones has had a rough life. An absentee father. A gambling-addicted mother who seems to show up only when she needs something—preferably money. Natalea survived her childhood and teenage years because of her best friend, Drake Harte, and his family. Even though she’s been in love with Drake for years, she refuses to let her lust get in the way of their friendship. Life without Drake is not possible and sex would certainly complicate things. Drake Harte is not only known as the most eligible bachelor and firefighter in Gamble Park, Florida, he’s also known for sexing the ladies and leaving them. Only he knows the reason he can’t make a commitment to the women throwing themselves at him—he’s in love with his best friend. It’s time he either goes for it or moves on...and he’s going after Natalea with everything he’s got.
Misbehave
Author: Dawn Nicole Martin
Publisher: First Books
ISBN: 1592995810
Pages: 196
Year: 2011-04-01
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Women Who MisBehaveAs a professional woman who had spent many years in the corporate workplace, I'd heard all the cautionary tales: how women would never be able to genuinely take a seat at the table with men; how strong women who wouldn't display proper subservience to their male superiors-or peers-would eventually find themselves locked out of meaningful opportunities; how women-especially black women-almost always faced the choice of "playing nice" and being seen as unimaginative drones or standing up for their principles and being labeled uncooperative bitches. I had apparently landed in the latter category, and that was the reason I was now out of a job.Was I the first woman in history who had found herself in this situation? As these new stories began to find their way to me, I learned that I most definitely was not alone in my predicament. In fact, I stood in a long line of women who "acted out" who refused to be defined by the stereotypes assembled by their patriarchal societies; who decided that their own dreams were better and more worthwhile than the dreams the rest of the world told them to have; who broke the rules and violated expectations in order to shout to a world that refused to listen, "I matter more than you think I do, and nothing you can do to me can change that!""Much of what is characterized as female 'misbehavior' is a matter of voice-of a woman insisting she be heard: paid not only attention, but also the respect due a being as fully human and necessary as a man."As I began a deeper examination into the stories of women who "misbehaved"-at least, according to the expectations of the surrounding society-I began to understand that what had happened to me was merely the tip of the iceberg of the type of mistreatment, misunderstanding, and outright hostility that women of all ethnicities have been exposed to since-well, since the beginning of time.Even after the advances of the last few decades, women are still subjected to a type of scrutiny and cultural vetting that most men do not dream of and cannot understand. Reading the stories of women who have made a difference, who have overcome obstacles and shaken off societal shackles to pursue their dreams, has convinced me that despite the successes of the past, so much more remains to be done. And the doing-the striving, persisting, and succeeding-has to start with me. And with you. This book is, at least in part, the call to a struggle. But it is a struggle that is ultimately worthwhile, ultimately uplifting, and ultimately indispensible. Listening to these stories of the brave, pioneering women who have gone before me has changed the way I see my experience. These stories have taken me on a journey of self-discovery and reevaluation...a journey that has resulted in the writing of this book. And now, in these pages, I want to invite you to take the journey, too.
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
Author: Richard H. Thaler
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393246779
Pages: 336
Year: 2015-05-11
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Get ready to change the way you think about economics. Richard H. Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans—predictable, error-prone individuals. Misbehaving is his arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth—and change the way we think about economics, ourselves, and our world. Traditional economics assumes rational actors. Early in his research, Thaler realized these Spock-like automatons were nothing like real people. Whether buying a clock radio, selling basketball tickets, or applying for a mortgage, we all succumb to biases and make decisions that deviate from the standards of rationality assumed by economists. In other words, we misbehave. More importantly, our misbehavior has serious consequences. Dismissed at first by economists as an amusing sideshow, the study of human miscalculations and their effects on markets now drives efforts to make better decisions in our lives, our businesses, and our governments. Coupling recent discoveries in human psychology with a practical understanding of incentives and market behavior, Thaler enlightens readers about how to make smarter decisions in an increasingly mystifying world. He reveals how behavioral economic analysis opens up new ways to look at everything from household finance to assigning faculty offices in a new building, to TV game shows, the NFL draft, and businesses like Uber. Laced with antic stories of Thaler’s spirited battles with the bastions of traditional economic thinking, Misbehaving is a singular look into profound human foibles. When economics meets psychology, the implications for individuals, managers, and policy makers are both profound and entertaining. Shortlisted for the Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award
L. A. Misbehaved
Author: M. S. Parker
Publisher: Belmonte Publishing LLC
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Pages: 254
Year: 2018-06-11
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My best friend just got married – for real this time – and she's having a baby. Then, she tells me that she and Kaleb are moving to L.A.. That's just the beginning of my world imploding. When Astra Traore played matchmaker for her best friend, Piety, she never imagined that it would lead her to a new life in Los Angeles. As she finds her footing and place in a new city, she can't help wondering if love is going to be a part of that equation. Dash Lahti has always been very focused, and his latest project has become an obsession. As he works toward finally reaching the completion of his clinic, he doesn't think anything can distract him...until he runs into a feisty woman straight out of a fairy tale. Dash and Astra couldn't be more different, but the sparks when they come together are undeniable. Will they be able to get past all of the obstacles in their way, and work through the baggage in Dash's past, or will it all become too much? Don't miss L.A. Misbehaved, Cassie Wild and M.S. Parker's steamy sequel to Married A Stripper.
The Good News About Bad Behavior
Author: Katherine Reynolds Lewis
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610398394
Pages: 288
Year: 2018-04-17
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The current model of parental discipline is as outdated as a rotary phone. Why don't our kids do what we want them to do? Parents often take the blame for misbehavior, but this obscures a broader trend: in our modern, highly connected age, children have less self-control than ever. About half of the current generation of children will develop a mood or behavioral disorder or a substance addiction by age eighteen. Contemporary kids need to learn independence and responsibility, yet our old ideas of punishments and rewards are preventing this from happening. To stem this growing crisis of self-regulation, journalist and parenting expert Katherine Reynolds Lewis articulates what she calls The Apprenticeship Model, a new theory of discipline that centers on learning the art of self-control. Blending new scientific research and powerful individual stories of change, Lewis shows that, if we trust our children to face consequences, they will learn to adapt and moderate their own behavior. She watches as chaotic homes become peaceful, bewildered teachers see progress, and her own family grows and evolves in light of these new ideas. You'll recognize your own family in Lewis's sensitive, realistic stories, and you'll find a path to making everyone in your home more capable, kinder, and happier--including yourself.
Misbehaving Science
Author: Aaron Panofsky
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022605859X
Pages: 320
Year: 2014-07-07
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Behavior genetics has always been a breeding ground for controversies. From the “criminal chromosome” to the “gay gene,” claims about the influence of genes like these have led to often vitriolic national debates about race, class, and inequality. Many behavior geneticists have encountered accusations of racism and have had their scientific authority and credibility questioned, ruining reputations, and threatening their access to coveted resources. In Misbehaving Science, Aaron Panofsky traces the field of behavior genetics back to its origins in the 1950s, telling the story through close looks at five major controversies. In the process, Panofsky argues that persistent, ungovernable controversy in behavior genetics is due to the broken hierarchies within the field. All authority and scientific norms are questioned, while the absence of unanimously accepted methods and theories leaves a foundationless field, where disorder is ongoing. Critics charge behavior geneticists with political motivations; champions say they merely follow the data where they lead. But Panofsky shows how pragmatic coping with repeated controversies drives their scientific actions. Ironically, behavior geneticists’ struggles for scientific authority and efforts to deal with the threats to their legitimacy and autonomy have made controversy inevitable—and in some ways essential—to the study of behavior genetics.
No, David!
Author: David Shannon
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338113194
Pages: 32
Year: 2016-08-30
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The Caldecott Honor-winning classic by bestselling picture-book creator David Shannon! When David Shannon was five years old, he wrote and illustrated his first book. On every page were these words: NO, DAVID! . . . and a picture of David doing things he was not supposed to do. Now David is all grown up. But some things never change. . . . Over fifteen years after its initial publication, NO, DAVID! remains a perennial household favorite, delighting children, parents, and teachers alike. David is a beloved character, whose unabashed good humor, mischievous smile, and laughter-inducing antics underline the love parents have for their children--even when they misbehave.
Novel Algorithms and Techniques in Telecommunications, Automation and Industrial Electronics
Author: Tarek Sobh, Khaled Elleithy, Ausif Mahmood, Mohammad A. Karim
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402087373
Pages: 585
Year: 2008-08-15
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Novel Algorithms and Techniques in Telecommunications, Automation and Industrial Electronics includes a set of rigorously reviewed world-class manuscripts addressing and detailing state-of-the-art research projects in the areas of Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation, Telecommunications and Networking. Novel Algorithms and Techniques in Telecommunications, Automation and Industrial Electronics includes selected papers form the conference proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Technology and Automation (IETA 2007) and International Conference on Telecommunications and Networking (TeNe 07) which were part of the International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information and Systems Sciences and Engineering (CISSE 2007).
Princesses Behaving Badly
Author: Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1683690257
Pages: 304
Year: 2018-03-06
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Offers information on historical princesses whose lives were devoid of fairy-tale magic, including the stories of Nazi spy Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe, mass murderess Princess Olga of Kiev, and warrior mom Princess Rani Lakshmibai.
Digital Signal Processing Applications
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Miss Nelson is Missing!
Author: Harry Allard, James Marshall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395252962
Pages: 32
Year: 1977
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The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school. So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. The students don’t proffer a shred of respect for their good-natured teacher Miss Nelson, but when the witchy substitute Miss Viola Swamp appears on the scene, they start to regret their own wicked ways. James Marshall’s scritchy, cartoonish full-color ink and wash illustrations are hilarious. A back-to-school perennial!
Poems to Our Daughters
Author: Zonya Brewton
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 159858409X
Pages: 64
Year: 2007-09
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'Poems to Our Daughters' is an inspirational book that should be read by mothers-to-be as well as young and old parents and grandparents. It is indeed refreshing to hear the positive reflections brought to the forefront of this publication as well as reading each poem at the end of the chapters. Zonya Brewton's writing is indeed inspired by God and I recommend her work as a "must read" for generations to come. -The Honorable Andrew Young, Chairman Good Works International & Former Ambassador to the United Nations under President James "Jimmy" Carter Former Mayor, City of Atlanta, Georgia USA If every daughter could experience the level of unconditional love and unwavering commitment as expressed in the pages of 'Poems to Our Daughters, ' all of our girls would grow up to be exceptional women who hold their heads high and stand tall. "Poems to Our Daughters" is a must read. It is vital in a time when the denigration of morals, values, and women is so prevalent. -Lisa S. Clark, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist Unfortunately in today's society we encounter many situations where negativity is more the norm than positive reinforcement. After reading 'Poems to Our Daughters' I would highly recommend this book as a source of hope and inspiration to our present day society. 'Poems to Our Daughters' is a positive attribute of a mother who wants more for her daughter. Thank you, Ms. Brewton, for being led by God to share your stories and poems with the world. -Pastor Magdalene D. Womack 'Poems to Our Daughters' was born out of Zonya's love for writing and her desire to encourage her daughter to be all that she can be and to influence women across the world to help foster healthy self-esteem among young girls. Most importantly this book shares lessons learned and taught.
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The Collapse of Parenting
Author: Leonard Sax
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465073840
Pages: 304
Year: 2015-12-29
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In The Collapse of Parenting, physician, psychologist, and internationally acclaimed author Leonard Sax presents data documenting a dramatic decline in the achievement and psychological health of American children. Sax argues that rising levels of obesity, depression, and anxiety among young people—as well as the explosion in prescribing psychiatric medications to kids—can all be traced to parents letting their kids call the shots. Many parents are afraid of seeming too dictatorial and end up abdicating their authority rather than taking a stand with their own children. If kids refuse to eat anything green and demand pizza instead, some parents give in, inadvertently raising children who are more likely to become obese. If children are given smartphones and allowed to spend the bulk of their free time texting, playing video games, and surfing the Internet, they become increasingly reliant on peers and the media for guidance on how to live, rather than getting such guidance at home. And if they won't sit still in class or listen to adults, they're often prescribed medication, a quick fix that actually undermines their self-control. In short, Sax argues, parents are failing to prioritize the parent-child relationship and are allowing a child-peer dynamic to take precedence. The result is children who have no absolute standard of right and wrong, who lack discipline, and who look to their peers and the Internet for direction, instead of looking to their parents. But there is hope. Sax shows how parents can help their kids by reasserting their authority—by limiting time with screens, by encouraging better habits at the dinner table and at bedtime, and by teaching humility and perspective. Drawing on more than twenty-five years of experience as a family physician and psychologist, along with hundreds of interviews with children, parents, and teachers across the United States and around the world, Sax offers a blueprint parents can use to refresh and renew their relationships with their children to help their children thrive in an increasingly complicated world.

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