Download Owner-Authorized Handguns: A Workshop Summary by National Academy of Engineering, Steering Committee for NAE PDF

By National Academy of Engineering, Steering Committee for NAE Workshop on User-Authorized Handguns, Greg Pearson, Lance A. Davis

The feasibility and strength effect of so-called shrewdpermanent handguns has generated significant public curiosity and debate. This file summarizes a June 2002 workshop on the nationwide Academy of Engineering that tested 3 comparable matters: the country of know-how for owner-authorized handguns; the function of product legal responsibility within the improvement and advertising and marketing of such firearms; and the capability influence of those clever weapons on healthiness and crime. Smart-gun expertise has the capability to avoid unintentional or bad makes use of of handguns, equivalent to unintended shootings; the capturing of law enforcement officials via assailants utilizing the officials' personal guns; suicides; homicides with stolen handguns; and different gun-related crimes. although, info awarded on the workshop means that significantly extra learn is required to deliver a competent and commercially achievable product to undefined. The file additionally notes that the impression of smart-guns may be stimulated by way of felony matters, human behaviour, fiscal stipulations, and different elements.

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Download Federal Democracies by Michael Burgess, Alain-G. Gagnon PDF

By Michael Burgess, Alain-G. Gagnon

Federal Democracies examines the evolution of the connection among federalism and democracy. Taking the overdue 18th century US Federal adventure as its starting-point, the booklet makes use of the contributions of Calhoun, Bryce and Proudhon as nineteenth century conceptual prisms wherein we will be able to witness the demanding situations and alterations made to the which means of this courting. The e-book then is going directly to offer a sequence of case reports to check modern examples of federalism and contains chapters on Canada, united states, Russia, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland and the rising eu Union. It positive factors extra case reports on Minority international locations and a Federal Europe, and concludes with chapters offering comparative empirical and theoretical views, and comparative reflections on federalism and democracy. Bringing jointly overseas specialists within the box this ebook can be important studying for college kids and students of federalism, comparative politics and executive.

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Download Fundraising Fundamentals: A Guide to Annual Giving for by James M. Greenfield PDF

By James M. Greenfield

"Fundraising basics is a realistic and helpful source for fundraising execs, trustees, philanthropists, and nonprofit executives who aspire to elevate enormous monies for necessary reasons. i've got applied Jim Greenfield's literature in quite a few fundraising classes . . . my scholars have benefited from the speculation and substance that Jim so sincerely conveys in addition to real-life types that may be utilized to their respective organizations."-Stephen M. Levy, CFRE, President of Levy Philanthropic CounselFormer Chair of the organization of execs beginning BoardAdjunct Professor of Philanthropy, Columbia UniversityProven equipment and strategies for working a profitable annual giving campaignLearn easy methods to perform profitable annual giving campaigns that would aid your nonprofit association develop and raise its monetary assets with Fundraising basics. whole with the basic fundamentals of fundraising and entire adequate to aid skilled fundraisers increase their campaigns, this up to date moment variation good points key fabric on:* how to define most likely first-time donors* club companies and donor golf equipment* tools of donor renewal, upgrading, and gift* Recruiting and coaching volunteer solicitors* Multimedia and web soliciting recommendations

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Download Complaints and Grievances in Psychotherapy: A Handbook of by Fiona Palmer Barnes PDF

By Fiona Palmer Barnes

What's strong perform while dealing with a criticism? what's the moral foundation of such perform? Fiona Palmer-Barnes will pay equivalent awareness to either those matters that are crucial for psychotherapists and counsellors working towards this day. Drawing on her enormous event of dealing with lawsuits for either the British organization for Counselling and the uk Council for Psychotherapy, she delineates the fundamentals for placing in position a certified and moral method of research and motion. Illustrated by means of case examples, the instruction manual covers all points of lawsuits and criticism administration: * competence * agreement * confidentiality * errors or malpractice * ideas for facing proceedings * research * adjudication * sanctions * results * appeals It contains necessary addresses, present codes of ethics from significant umbrella agencies, protocols and pattern letters.

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Download Career Counselling (Counselling in Practice series) by Robert Nathan, Linda Hill Estate PDF

By Robert Nathan, Linda Hill Estate

Compliment for the 1st variation: `For these of you who ponder whether the counselling process is of a lot use for occupation suggestions, this publication might be informative. the significance of operating with perception into patron emotions is exemplified via insights into the necessity to tackle and paintings via emotions in order that blocks to profession curiosity and solid decision-making will be overcome... The ebook outlines simple counselling talents and extra complicated ones and lots of trouble-free routines; methods of producing occupation suggestions; profession drivers and satisfiers; decision-making routines; and instructions for investigating careers... this article has made me extra conscious of the significance of pondering when it comes to counselling and crew counselling within the paintings I do in terms of careers' - suggestions concerns profession counselling is usually mistakenly defined as giving humans recommendation on discovering the simplest profession course. This totally revised and up to date moment variation of profession Counselling explains what profession counselling truly is, why humans search it, and shows the various contexts the place it really is used. It describes intimately the talents, instruments and strategies of profession counselling, beneficial to either specialist occupation counsellors and people for whom profession counselling is simply a part of their paintings. This useful advisor examines the problems generally delivered to occupation counselling, and features a thoroughly new bankruptcy at the function of occupation counselling inside corporations. different components lined contain: o the dilemmas of autonomous and in-house profession counsellors o screening and contracting o methods of facilitating decision-making and coping with `blocks' o self-management and carrying on with expert improvement. occupation Counselling, moment variation stresses the significance of adopting a `whole individual' procedure when protecting a occupation concentration. Illustrated all through via case reviews from the authors' adventure, the publication attracts on ways starting from the humanistic paintings of Carl Rogers to solution-focused counselling. The ebook comprises a useful assets part and incorporates a fresh appendix containing photocopiable routines which practitioners and their consumers can use together with their counselling periods. Robert Nathan is coping with Director of profession Counselling companies, London.

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Download A Guide to Polymeric Geomembranes: A Practical Approach by John Scheirs PDF

By John Scheirs

Geomembranes are versatile polymeric sheets that are used as fairly impermeable liners to comprise liquid and vapour. With makes use of starting from canal liners to endanger waste landfills, they're used broadly in quite a number industries comparable to water conservation, mining, building and waste administration. A advisor to Polymeric Geomembranes: a realistic method bargains an educated evaluation of the advancements during this box and includes:Detailed dialogue of the main geomembrane typesManufacturing methodsKey functionality propertiesIndustrial applicationsTesting and chemical resistance of geomembranesFailure research methodologyWritten via a polymer learn professional with greater than fifteen years adventure in undefined, this sensible instruction manual covers the manufacture, use, install, longevity, lifespan and function of geomembranes. It covers all of the info required to allow the reader to choose the main compatible geomembrane fabric for the job.This booklet is an invaluable reference for engineers and pros in undefined, environmental experts, polymer and fabrics scientists, and executive organisations and coverage makers. it truly is of specific curiosity to these designing, commissioning and working waste administration websites, landfills, mine leachate ponds and water containment amenities.

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