Listening on the Edge

Girls like us came out to work at the young age of eighteen with a lot of hope. We were very healthy, right? As a person coming from the countryside like me, although I didn't have much education, I always worked very hard, ...

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Author: Mark Cave

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199859306

Category: History

Page: 295

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-277) and index.

Cities Back from the Edge

er , rather than working in an improvisational manner , learning on - site or " playing it by ear . ” Calculus permitted making projections with less information . Designers could thus make bolder assumptions about building loads or ...

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Author: Roberta Brandes Gratz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471361240

Category: Architecture

Page: 376

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"A love song for the city . . . [this] volume, attractivelypackaged and richly illustrated, is really a cookbook for downtownrevitalization." --Wall Street Journal In this pioneering book on successful urban recovery, two urbanexperts draw on their firsthand observations of downtown changeacross the country to identify a flexible, effective approach tourban rejuvenation. From transportation planning and sprawlcontainment to the threat of superstore retailers, they address ahost of key issues facing our cities today. Roberta Brandes Gratz (New York, NY), an award-winning journalistand urban critic, is author of the urban design classic The LivingCity. A former staff reporter for the New York Post, Gratz haswritten for the New York Times Magazine and other publications.Norman Mintz (New York, NY) has played a leading role in the fieldof downtown revitalization for more than twenty-five years. He isDesign Director at the 34th Street Partnership in New York City anda consultant on downtown revitalization across the country.

Reading on the Edge

through the intensity of Baldwin's interest in the work of the Euro-American modernist Henry James, as Lyall H. Powers elaborates in a recent essay: Coupling Henry James and James Baldwin may still seem to be an odd undertaking, ...

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Author: Cyraina E. Johnson-Roullier

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791492789

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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Examines the notion of exile and hybrid cultural identity in Proust, Joyce, and Baldwin, with implications for our understanding of modernism and the modernist canon.

Liturgy on the Edge

St Martin's work with those on the margins and care for the vulnerable, including those experiencing homelessness, ... police working in this field and high-profile charity LiturgyontheEdge.indd 54 25/01/2018 16:18 liturgy on the edge ...

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Author: Samuel Wells

Publisher: Canterbury Press

ISBN: 9781786220417

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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This practical companion to creating pastoral liturgies arises from the vibrant ministry of St Martin-in-the-Fields and is designed to aid local ministry teams in devising forms of worship outside and beyond the scope of authorised church liturgy, yet in sympathy with its purposes and structures. It includes outline liturgies for: • regular pastoral services, such as an informal Eucharist, worship for small groups or for a church away-day, a dementia-friendly service, a healing service, interfaith ceremonies. • acute pastoral needs, such as services for communities affected by local tragedy, those experiencing loss through violence. • outreach services in the open air or welcoming people into sacred space. • special services though the year for Homelessness Sunday, Prisoners Week, Holy Week, Harvest, Remembrance, a community carol service and more. Each section is introduced with a reflection on theory and practice, and each item has a commentary on theological, liturgical and pastoral choices made with the aim of enabling practitioners to adapt and create liturgies for their own contexts.

A Life on the Edge

I pulled snow and glass from around the driver's face and then went to work on the passenger . More help arrived , and we managed to drag both occupants free of the car and up to the highway , where we put them into cars headed back to ...

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Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 1594850143

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Recounting the adventures of seven decades, Jim Whittaker claims he is a man blessed often by fortune. Yet his is a life of both planned ascents and unplanned falls, in the mountains and in the world of business, and in his personal life. He believes in rising above life's reverses.

Curating at the Edge

Ježik excerpted details from his video footage of Six cubic meters of organic material to create Blood and Guts. So the two works are separate but related and connect the Rubin exhibit to the source of my introduction to the artist.

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Author: Kate Bonansinga

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292752993

Category: Art

Page: 296

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Located less than a mile from Juárez, the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for Visual Arts at the University of Texas at El Paso is a non-collecting institution that serves the Paso del Norte region. In Curating at the Edge, Kate Bonansinga brings to life her experiences as the Rubin’s founding director, giving voice to a curatorial approach that reaches far beyond the limited scope of “border art” or Chicano art. Instead, Bonansinga captures the creative climate of 2004–2011, when contemporary art addressed broad notions of destruction and transformation, irony and subversion, gender and identity, and the impact of location on politics. The Rubin’s location in the Chihuahuan desert on the U.S./Mexican border is meaningful and intriguing to many artists, and, consequently, Curating at the Edge describes the multiple artistic perspectives conveyed in the place-based exhibitions Bonansinga oversaw. Exciting mid-career artists featured in this collection of case studies include Margarita Cabrera, Liz Cohen, Marcos Ramírez ERRE, and many others. Recalling her experiences in vivid, first-person scenes, Bonansinga reveals the processes a contemporary art curator undertakes and the challenges she faces by describing a few of the more than sixty exhibitions that she organized during her tenure at the Rubin. She also explores the artists’ working methods and the relationship between their work and their personal and professional histories (some are Mexican citizens, some are U.S. citizens of Mexican descent, and some have ancestral ties to Europe). Timely and illuminating, Curating at the Edge sheds light on the work of the interlocutors who connect artists and their audiences.

To The Edge

Her mother didn't even allow her any time off work. Once again, Karen threw herself headlong into working. 'I used to work six days and six nights a week, cleaning, cooking, bar work, everything. Hard graft, and I had my son as well.

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Author: Malcolm McClean

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1841128139

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 188

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If you are not living on the edge, then you are taking up too muchroom Think of the richest square mile in Britain and your thoughtsturn to The City of London or Chelsea. In fact, a small village inCheshire is home to more millionaires per square mile than anywhereelse in Britain. It is a place where one-in-twenty houses sells formore than £1 million, 20% of the residents enjoy aseven-figure income and in an index of ‘poshness’Alderley Edge scored 136 out of a maximum 137. The media like to focus on the glitz and the glamour, an imageof a shallow nouveau riche. But that is not the real story. Theentrepreneurial spirit is concentrated in these streets likenowhere else in Britain. These are self-made people, entrepreneurswith amazing stories of triumphs, tribulations, disasters and incredible recoveries. There isanother side to Alderley Edge and the ‘GoldenTriangle’, one that the outsider would not necessarilysee… PRAISE FOR TO THE EDGE ‘Malcolm McClean has an incredible knack for uncoveringthose small insights which can make a big difference. In thisinspirational book he gets inside the minds of wealth creators asonly he can. These are the people that drive our economy. Theirquirky, unusual and sometimes extraordinary way of looking at theworld is one which we should embrace.’ --Lord Mawson OBE,Founder the Water City Group & President of CAN

Pushed to the edge

As Lawler (2005) points out, this specific othering of the white working class has become a recognisable feature of middle-class identity. She describes a racialising move to hyper whiten the working classes ensuring their emblematic ...

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Author: Gillies, Val

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781447317517

Category: Education

Page: 224

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While debates rage about educational inequality and the best way to tackle attainment gaps, a pervasive form of in-school segregation is going largely unremarked upon. Internal behaviour support units have become common fixtures in British schools. Young people may be removed from mainstream classrooms for weeks, months or even years to undergo rehabilitative programmes that incur little monitoring or oversight. This original book is the first to provide a detailed insight into the politics and practices of internal school exclusion, highlighted through the experiences of the young people attending the units. Ambitious in its scope, it draws on intensive ethnographic research with pupils, their teachers and parents to address broad questions around social justice, equal opportunities and institutional racism. It will appeal to students, researchers and practitioners in education, social policy, sociology and beyond.

The Young Ladies Journal Complete Guide to the Worktable

Containing Instructions in Berlin Work, Crochet, Drawn-thread Work, Embroidery, Knitting, Knotting Or Macramé, ... 3rd Row : One half treble into centre of five chain For the edge : Work one double into two of the small of last row ...

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ISBN: NYPL:33433081870093

Category: Fancy work

Page: 136

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OVER THE EDGE

Grace was a nice lady in her seventies but definitely not cut out to manage a real estate office. She had advertised the office for sale, and after looking at it and thinking about it, Julian decided that this would work just fine for ...

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Author: J.R. Hunter

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781493147564

Category: Fiction

Page: 206

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When Julian Thomas arrived home that night, as usual, his wife Chris, was depressed and in a drunken fog. To avoid her rage and rejection, he stayed away, reclining on the couch watching the Johnny Carson Show. He was contemplating the life between him and his wife...if only for my own sanity, I have to tell her, if not tonight, tomorrow morning for sure. Minutes later, he heard her say something from the bedroom. It sounded like... maybe...goodbye. Then came the sound of a single gunshot, it broke the silence like a clap of thunder. OVER THE EDGE is the suspenseful account of the true story of a Susan Haywardlookalike living during the tumult of California in the 1960s-1970s- a beautiful, intelligent, but troubled woman who shot herself - and her husband who tried in vain to help her.