Product Description: Poetry. "There are writers who don't split head & heart, and there's at least one who works right in the tension of that tension: Stephanie Young. Look for her new book URSULA OR UNIVERSITY to take us well away from the split, even as she is pulled into it...read more
Product Description: In-sourcing has gained momentum in recent years, but producing definitive guidance that can be used to objectively determine the appropriate balance between contractor and government staff has proven quite challenging. The authors review the recent history of sourcing in the Department of Defense, assess relevant laws and policies, offer interpretations of key terms, and describe an approach to implementing current in-sourcing guidance...read more
9780833053114 | Rand Corp, August 25, 2011, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: In-sourcing has gained momentum in recent years, but producing definitive guidance that can be used to objectively determine the appropriate balance between contractor and government staff has proven quite challenging.
Product Description: Literary Nonfiction. Feminist Studies. Poetics. A MEGAPHONE collects a number of enactments that Juliana Spahr and Stephanie Young did between the years of 2005-2007. In these enactments, they attempted to think with the playful dogmatism of a feminist tradition that they call "crotchless pants and a machine gun" (obviously referencing Valie Export) in order to locate what might still be useful today about the somewhat beleaguered "second wave" feminist traditions...read more
Product Description: Poetry. "PICTURE PALACE gives an old story a new language: girl grows up in church, thinks she can leave, but then years later realizes that despite all the things she's done to get out that she is still captive. That the girl sees this fact through the words and images of others is what makes Stephanie Young's first book since TELLING THE FUTURE OFF something so new, so moving, so resonant with connective tissue that to be so caught feels like responsibility and also liberation"âJuliana Spahr...read more
Product Description: Poetry. In 1961 Jack Spicer wrote: "It is not unfair to say that a city is a collection of humans. Human beings. In their municipal trust they sit together in cities. They talk together in cities. They form groups. Even when they do not form groups they sit alone together in cities...read more
Vocational Education and Training (VET) has been the focus of change for some years. Many nations have developed VET systems with long-term strategies that benefit their economies, including co-ordinating economic, industrial and VET policies and achieving consensus among major stakeholders in the system. Changing Vocational Education and Training focuses on how the principles of stakeholding, consensus, participation and democracy can be applied to policy formulation and implementation. Case studies, presented and discussed by experts from eight nations, provide sound examples of practical strategies which have been successfully implemented. Changing Vocational Education and Training is a timely collection of the latest theory, research and practice in VET policy. It is essential reading for policy-makers, practitioners and academics. (view table of contents)
9780380857203 | Avon Books, February 1, 1984, cover price $2.25 | About this edition: Describes the proper clothing and equipment for ice skating, demonstrates basic turns, figures, spins, and jumps, and shares Peggy Fleming's approach to figure skating