By Michael A. Kaplan

ISBN-10: 0817316892

ISBN-13: 9780817316891

A feedback frequently leveled at liberal democratic tradition is its emphasis at the person over group and personal lifestyles over civic participation. notwithstanding, liberal democratic tradition has a extra advanced courting to notions of citizenship. As Michael Kaplan exhibits, citizenship contains an incredible topic of well known leisure, particularly Hollywood movie, and infrequently takes the shape of friendship narratives; and this can be no twist of fate. reading the representations of citizenship-as-friendship in 4 Hollywood movies (The vast Chill, Thelma & Louise, Lost in Translation, and Smoke), Kaplan argues that critics have misunderstood a few of liberal democracy’s most important positive aspects: its resilience, its capability for self-revision, and the cultural resonance of its version of citizenship.

  For Kaplan, friendship—with its dynamic pacts, fluid alliances, and contingent communities—is one enviornment within which preconceptions approximately person participation in civic existence are contested and intricate. Friendship serves as a metaphor for citizenship and mirrors the individual’s participation in civic existence. Friendship Fictions unravels key implications of this metaphor and demonstrates the way it can remodel liberal tradition right into a extra simply and democratic approach of life. 

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By Sophie Z.

ISBN-10: 3668062633

ISBN-13: 9783668062634

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2015 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Public kinfolk, Werbung, advertising and marketing, Social Media, observe: 2,0, Freie Universität Berlin, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Im Vergleich zu politischen und Informationskampagnen, gibt es bei werblichen Kampagnen andere Voraussetzungen, Umsetzungsmöglichkeiten und Störfaktoren, die bei der Umsetzung dieser Kampagnen beachtet werden müssen. Vor einer großen Herausforderung bei der Planung von Kampagnen stehen Verantwortliche, die eine unverwechselbare und erfolgreiche Kampagne für einen gesättigten und austauschbaren Markt umsetzen wollen.

Ein Kosmetikhersteller, der auf einen solchen Markt Neues wagte und mit einem großen Kampagnenerfolg belohnt wurde, ist Dove. Die Marke des Konzerns Unilever änderte im Jahr 2006 seine visuelle Strategie und die dazugehörige Kernbotschaft grundlegend, denn das Ziel battle es, sich im vielumkämpften Kosmetikmarkt, der bisher durch homogene Kampagnen auffiel, von der Konkurrenz abzusetzen.

Da sich das Nutzenversprechen der Produkte (USP) der Kosmetikbranche kaum unterscheidet, battle es für die Marke notwendig, eine eindeutige und unverkennbare Positionierung der Marke selbst herauszuarbeiten. Nur so könnte den Traditionsmarken, wie zum Beispiel Nivea auf dem deutschen Markt, der Kampf um den größten Marktanteil angesagt werden. Wie die Umsetzung einer neuen Kampagnenlinie für Dove genau erfolgte, dass wird nachfolgend genauer betrachtet.

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By Claire McNab

ISBN-10: 159493360X

ISBN-13: 9781594933608

nice White Sharks are the second one most deadly creatures lurking alongside Queensland’s coast. Australian intelligence agent Denise Cleever is ready to fulfill the 1st.

An bold agent with the Australian safeguard Intelligence association, Denise Cleever welcomes the chance of a different project on an island paradise. yet, deep undercover at an particular family-owned hotel off the good Barrier Reef, Denise reveals not anything exceptional. in truth, the main fascinating factor she encounters is the owner’s rebellious—and dangerously attractive—daughter, Roanna. till the killing begins...

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By Rayna Morgan

ISBN-10: 1539951146

ISBN-13: 9781539951148

Are loyalty and the affection of experience qualities worthy demise for?

Fast relocating comfortable secret with plenty of suspense!

Maddy is your average fun-loving drama queen.

Her new appearing profession and adventurous nature places her correct in the course of a dangerous poisoning in the course of Act of the play. Does she play too much?

Lea is a really unswerving good friend and sister to a fault.

Her loyalty brings her into the homicide whilst her buddy and shopper turns into the most suspect. may well she be incorrect approximately this individual?

When confronted with possibility, will Lea could be capable of triumph over her personal fears which will shop her sister?

You’re sure to love the sisters’ sassiness, braveness, and tenacity in addition to the twists and turns of this fascinating plot.

The clues are there for the observant however the ultimate revelations are absolute to shock. The tight, pacy plot leads the reader via many twists and turns, and the result's a whodunit with a totally unpredictable ending.

Being smart and astute, is probably not adequate to maintain the sister sleuths alive…

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This is a sensational comfortable secret with homicide, intrigue and romance. it's the moment within the sequence through Rayna Morgan, a hugely acclaimed writer who's additionally a big fan of poser novels. Her books also are identified for together with a few fantastic on a daily basis knowledge. She likes to write comfortable mysteries and books for girls. Her favourite authors contain John Lescroart, Daniel Silva, Sue Grafton, Marie strength, J. A. Jance, Patricia McLinn, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, David Mitchie and Neal Donald Walsh.

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By Brianna:
“Awesome sisterly secret. A Sisters Sleuth secret that also is steeped in romance and drama, homicide: Act contains a lot and succeeds with all. Sisters Maddy and Lea, now not really detectives yet darn sturdy at being detectives, chase the offender of a homicide whereas unearthing every type of nefarious goings-on. an area theatre corporation offers not just a wealth of colourful characters, yet a impressive environment for homicide and mayhem.

Rayna Morgan has a deft contact with making every thing genuine. Detective Tom Elliott, level supervisor Eddie King, Dianne the mousy assistant, Jon and Paul, Lea's kin, Maddy's romanctic forays, and this is often prior to the solid of actors even turn into involved....

An remarkable tale! And no, no spoilers during this evaluate. learn it your self! 5 Stars!!!”

By J Phillips:
“An very good comfortable secret the place the plot is sweet and every little thing turns out real looking. The characters are likeable, colourful, enjoyable, fascinating, and whole of power. the tale comprises romance and drama with a number of twists and turns. really worth interpreting and hugely prompt. I obtained a duplicate of this publication from the writer via Library factor in trade for a good evaluate, but additionally bought it for my collection.”

By Deborah B.:
“You should still learn this publication. it is a nice e-book. It had twists and turns that have been unforeseen. The characters are enjoyable and engaging. there's even a few classes given within the e-book approximately feeling solid approximately your self. simply be the simplest you that you should be. certainly fresh. i glance ahead to interpreting extra approximately those characters.”

By TN in GA:
“Worthy learn. it is a great comfortable secret. whereas it did maintain to the fundamental formulation, I loved the opportunity of the double try and homicide the sufferer. One suspect used to be seen and served as a pleasant foil to maintain the genuine assassin hidden. there are many clues to steer to the true assassin, yet they don't seem to be so visible as to damage the chase. My one quibble is that Lea's break out from being tied up and lower than probability to be drowned at sea was once an important stretch of the mind's eye, even for a puppy lover. total an exceptional tale. i'd watch for analyzing extra from Ms Morgan.”

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By Babs Carryer

ISBN-10: 151876620X

ISBN-13: 9781518766206

“HD66: look for a treatment or a killer” is a startup secret novel – a latest tale that occurs in a expertise startup. mixing entrepreneurship with homicide, the plot weaves jointly the invention of a drug for an incurable ailment with an unforeseen invention that does the other – kills upon touch. jam-packed with evil enterprise capitalists, egotistical c-level executives, technology, know-how, and the curler coaster journey of a startup, “HD66” we could the reader event existence within a high-technology new enterprise. The ebook is meant to be the 1st in a chain related to the naïve sleuth (Brie Prince) and the 1st time detective (Straler Henrik) – an strange friendship.

Brie Prince is a emerging younger govt on the startup, Quixotic, based to deliver to marketplace a drug for Huntington’s affliction (HD), a true existence sickness with out therapy. The “66” within the name stands for the track, “Highway sixty six Blues,” by way of Woody Guthrie, who died from Huntington’s and who's referenced within the manuscript.

Brie is determined for this treatment to save lots of her father – and herself. yet, in today’s global, bringing a brand new drug to industry isn't uncomplicated or speedy. Brie wishes the inventor of the drug to assist her. regrettably, the scientist-inventor is located lifeless within the river. purely Brie understands that this was once neither coincidence nor suicide, yet homicide. She needs to turn out that he was once murdered and discover the killer to discover the clue that he left at the back of to avoid wasting her.

The writer is donating a element of all proceeds to charities which wrestle HD and violence opposed to women.

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By Amy S. Peele

ISBN-10: 1631521845

ISBN-13: 9781631521843

whereas the government is launching a countrywide research at the “equity” of organ distribution a feminine tech CEO flies throughout kingdom to get a liver transplant. quickly, well-respected transplant nurse Sarah Golden and her ally, Jackie, locate themselves twisted up in an excessive plot to find the answer to the query on everyone’s brain: Can you purchase your approach as much as the head of the ready list? Their pursuit of justice brings them to Miami, San Francisco, and Chicago—a occasionally enjoyable, occasionally risky curler coaster experience from which they slightly get away with their lives.

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By Jody Koenig Kellas

ISBN-10: 0415507723

ISBN-13: 9780415507721

Stories and storytelling are one of many fundamental ways in which households and relatives make feel of either daily and hard occasions, create a feeling of person and team id, take into account, attach generations, and determine instructions for relatives habit. With such a lot of vital features, storytelling is an important yet nonetheless understudied communicative method for the family.

Family Storytelling specializes in the ways that tales are advised in and approximately relations which will offer perception into the methods, capabilities, and effects of kinfolk storytelling. This choice of empirical articles illuminates numerous ways that relatives storytelling impacts and displays the negotiation of person and relational identification within the kin, teaches very important family members classes, and is helping individuals make experience of and focus on hassle. every one of those features is explored via either medical and interpretive investigations, hence showcasing the contributions that examine on relations storytelling from varied paradigms make to our knowing of the relations.

This e-book used to be initially released as a distinct factor of the Journal of kin Communication.

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By Rebecca Ann Lind

ISBN-10: 1138212245

ISBN-13: 9781138212244

ISBN-10: 1138640107

ISBN-13: 9781138640108

This quantity examines the implications, implications, and possibilities linked to problems with range within the digital media. With a spotlight on race and gender, the chapters symbolize diversified techniques, together with social medical, humanistic, severe, and rhetorical. The individuals examine race and gender matters in either historic and modern digital media, and their paintings is gifted in 3 sections: content material, context (audiences, results, and reception), and tradition (media industries, coverage, and production). during this e-book, the authors examine, problematize, and theorize a number of issues which at their middle relate to problems with distinction. How will we use media to build and comprehend assorted social teams? How do the media characterize and have an effect on our engagement with and responses to diverse social teams? How will we comprehend those techniques and the surroundings during which they ensue? even supposing this booklet makes a speciality of the diversities linked to race and gender, the questions raised by means of and the theoretical views offered within the chapters are appropriate to other kinds of socially-constructed difference.

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By Paige Shelton

ISBN-10: 0425277275

ISBN-13: 9780425277270

ISBN-10: 1541409264

ISBN-13: 9781541409262

Clare Henry’s snowy megastar urban, Utah, oasis turns lethal within the 3rd harmful style secret from the New York Times bestselling writer of Bookman lifeless Style and To Helvetica and Back.
The stopover at of quirky world-famous horror writer Nathan Grimes to superstar urban is principally exciting for Clare Henry and her grandfather Chester. because the vendors of The Rescued observe, a captivating boutique store on the town, Clare and Chester specialise in restoring outdated typewriters and repairing loved books. They’ve invited Nathan to their store to take advantage of their gear for his subsequent book.
yet all plans to paintings at the publication take a step within the fallacious course whilst a vacationer discovers an deserted ski boot at the slopes—and the one signal of the landlord is the dismembered foot he left within! Nathan’s writer’s interest for all issues horror is additional piqued after the physique of Clare’s highschool buddy Lloyd Gavin is chanced on sans one foot. while all feet aspect to a category reunion long gone incorrect, Nathan can’t support yet sign up for Clare and her ally, police officer Jodie Wentworth, as they hurry to trace down the killer ahead of extra former classmates turn into probably to Be Killed.

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By Elaine Pinkerton

ISBN-10: 1929763727

ISBN-13: 9781929763726

Adoptee Clara Jordan strikes from the east coast to pink Mesa, New Mexico, and starts off a educating 12 months on the American Indian Academy. presently after the beginning of a brand new semester, headmaster Joseph Speckled Horse is located lifeless on Clara’s lecture room flooring. either instructor and scholars are stunned. Clara bargains along with her scholars’ grief and her personal frustration through day-by-day working within the tough hills surrounding the academy. Carnell Dorame, a skilled pupil and Clara’s favourite, makes use of the web to track the id of her birthmother. The school’s laptop instructor Henry DiMarco invitations Clara out for a date and so they prove changing into fanatics. Henry, besides the fact that, isn't really what he turns out. His actual company is smuggling pottery, an firm that's tied in with the loss of life of Speckled Horse. while Clara starts to suspect Henry’s twin nature, he makes a decision that she is within the means and breaks up along with her. She runs to a distant arroyo and underground cave learning petroglyphs that would bring about her delivery mother’s id. however it turns out she isn't alone... Will Clara Jordan give you the option know about her genealogy or will she die trying?...

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