This Or Else     Book

This Or Else


  • Author : Dinshaw J. Dastur
  • Publisher : Bombay : Jaico Publishing House
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Economic forecasting
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015031372678
  • Total Read : 91
  • File Size : 10,6 Mb

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This Or Else Summary:

Ideas on Indian economic development.

Perform or Else Book

Perform or Else


  • Author : Jon McKenzie
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-09-26
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134538614
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 10,9 Mb

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Perform or Else Summary:

'Performance' has become one of the key terms for the new century. But what do we mean by 'performance'? In today's world it can refer to experimental art; productivity in the workplace; and the functionality of technological systems. Do these disparate fields bear any relation to each other? In Perform or Else Jon McKenzie asserts that there is a relationship cultural, organisational, and technological performance. In this theoretical tour de force McKenzie demonstrates that all three paradigms operate together to create powerful and contradictory pressures to 'perform...or else'. This is an urgent and important intervention in contemporary critical thinking. It will profoundly shape our understanding of twenty-first century structures of power and knowledge.

Or Else Book
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Or Else


  • Author : Joe Hart
  • Publisher : Thomas & Mercer
  • Release Date : 2022-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 1542035120
  • Total Read : 62
  • File Size : 8,8 Mb

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Or Else Summary:

A secret love becomes a fatal affair in a twisting novel of suspense by Wall Street Journal bestselling author Joe Hart. When novelist Andy Drake returns to his hometown to care for his ailing father, a reconnection with his childhood friend Rachel escalates into a secret love affair. For Rachel, struggling to maintain the facade of a picture-perfect life, it's an escape from an emotionally abusive marriage. Then Andy receives an anonymous note warning him to end the affair. Or else. Whoever's been watching is going to make Andy pay. Weeks later, Rachel's husband, David, is shot to death. Rachel and her two young sons vanish without a trace. One misstep, one careless reveal, and Andy could look as guilty as sin. Clue by clue, as his investigation into the mystery unfolds, Andy discovers that he and Rachel weren't the only ones keeping secrets. Nothing in this quiet neighborhood is as it seems. No one peeking from behind the curtains of their homes can be trusted. And the worst is yet to come. Because David isn't the only one who will die.

Story or Die Book

Story or Die


  • Author : Lisa Cron
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984857699
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 12,8 Mb

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“A practical, heartfelt manual for anyone who needs to change minds and actions. Lisa Cron shares the art of practical empathy with leaders who care enough to make a difference.”—Seth Godin, author of The Practice A step-by-step guide to using the brain’s hardwired need for story to achieve any goal, from the author of Wired for Story Whether you’re pitching a product, saving the planet, or convincing your kids not to text and drive, story isn’t just one way to persuade. It’s the way. It’s built into the architecture of the brain, and has been since early humans gathered around the camp fire, trying to figure out how to outsmart the lion next door. In Story or Die, story coach Lisa Cron sets out to decode the power of story, first by examining how the brain processes information, translates it into narrative, and then guards it as if your life depends on it. Armed with that insight, she focuses on how to find your real target audience and then pinpoint their hidden resistance. Finally, she takes you, step-by-step, through the creation of your own story, one that allows your audience to overcome their resistance and take up your call to action, not because you told them to, but because they want to. That is the power of story. Use it wisely.

Win  Place Or Die Book

Win Place Or Die


  • Author : Andre Bruneau
  • Publisher : andre bruneau
  • Release Date : 1994-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 1569010560
  • Total Read : 90
  • File Size : 10,7 Mb

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Dance or Die Book

Dance or Die


  • Author : Ahmad Joudeh
  • Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632892409
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 17,9 Mb

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A Syria-born dancer offers his deeply personal story of war, statelessness, and the pursuit of the art of dance in this inspirational memoir. DANCE OR DIE is an autobiographical coming-of-age account of young refugee, Ahmad Joudeh, who grows up in Damascus with dreams of becoming a dancer. Neither bombs nor family opposition keep him from taking classes, practicing hard, and ultimately becoming a Middle Eastern celebrity after success on a Lebanese reality show. But ISIS threatens him with death if he continues dancing, his father kicks him out of the house, and the war around him intensifies. Recruited by one of Syria's top dance companies, Ahmad persists in his dream, and gets a tattoo on his neck, right where the executioner's blade would fall, that says "Dance or Die." A powerful look at refugee life in Syria, DANCE OR DIE tells of the pursuit of personal expression in the most dangerous of circumstances and of the power of art to transcend war and suffering. It follows Ahmad from Damascus to Beirut to Amsterdam, where he finds a home with one of Europe's top ballet troupes, and from where he continues to fight for the human rights of refugees everywhere through his art, his activism, and his commitment to justice.

Join  or Die     Philosophical Foundations of Federalism Book

Join or Die Philosophical Foundations of Federalism


  • Author : Dietmar Heidemann
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2016-08-08
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110422108
  • Total Read : 96
  • File Size : 8,7 Mb

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Join or Die Philosophical Foundations of Federalism Summary:

Research on federalism is rarely concerned with its philosophical foundations. However, arguments on why and how best to organise a plurality of states in a multilevel political order have first been discussed by philosophers and continue to inspire contemporary reasoning on international and supranational relations not only in political philosophy. This book offers a unique overview of the philosophical foundations of federalism from both a historical and a systematic perspective. The analyses proposed by renowned scholars from the US and from several European countries cover classic writers such as Hobbes and the authors of the Federalist Papers, Kant and Rawls, and range from anthropological justifications of federal orders to contemporary problems of EU constitutionalism, the principle of subsidiarity and the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The book is of relevance to anyone interested in philosophical justifications of federalism.

Win  Place or Die Book

Win Place or Die


  • Author : Carolyn Keene
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481428033
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 9,6 Mb

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Win Place or Die Summary:

Nancy goes to the Kentucky Derby -- where death is the dark horse. When Carson Drew invests in a Derby entry called Pied Piper, Nancy and Bess fly to the big event. The favorite is Toot Sweet, but during a workout an accident nearly takes the horse's jockey out of the running. Later, while racing, the jockey takes a nasty spill, and Nancy is sure the real cause is foul play. The teen sleuth sets out to track a treacherous opponent at the world-famous Run for the Roses -- only to find she's a sure thing to hit the finish line dead last.