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Dr. Sanjay K. Sharma Laxmi Publications PDF





Waste management is the collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal, and monitoring of waste materials.The term usually relates to materials produced by human activity, and is generally undertaken to reduce their effect on health, the environment or aesthetics. Waste management is also carried out to recover resources from it. Waste management can involve solid, liquid, gaseous or radioactive substances, with different methods and fields of expertise for each.

Waste management practices differ for developed and developing nations, for urban and rural areas, and for residential and industrial producers. Management for non-hazardous residential and institutional waste in metropolitan areas is usually the responsibility of local government authorities, while management for non-hazardous commercial and industrial waste is usually the responsibility of the generator.

Waste management concepts

There are a number of concepts about waste management which vary in their usage between countries or regions. Some of the most general, widely-used concepts include:

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19 Waiting to Go Home

J. Ted Hartman Indiana University Press ePub


Waiting to Go Home

In the early weeks after VE Day, confusion reigned throughout the army. There were so many problems in trying to organize an Army of Occupation and in identifying the processes to follow to make it succeed. There had not been a need for anything like this for over two generations, so experience was lacking. The decision from a higher command to transfer eight of us from the 11th Armored Division to an unattached tank battalion—that is, not part of an armored division—after being in Kremsmunster just three weeks was typical of this confusion. And, of all things, the battalion to which we were transferred was quartered in the barracks at Linz from which we had just moved. One of the nice features about Linz was that they had a fine municipal gym where we could take showers. So we moved back and joined the 748th Tank Battalion.

After just two weeks in Linz, the army again transferred the same eight of us, this time to the 68th Tank Battalion, another unattached unit. This battalion was in Austria but was to be moved to a location near Nürnberg, Germany. (Nuremberg is the English spelling of this German city.) The 68th was to become part of the Army of Occupation. General Patton was now the military governor of Bavaria, so approval for the move had to be obtained from him.

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CHAPTER 4 Developing Your Team’s Unique Talents

Wallace, Ron Berrett-Koehler Publishers ePub

To manage yourself, you first have to understand what unique talents you bring to your business, your community, and the world. This means figuring out your It, the thing you were born to do.

One key lesson I’ve learned is that when you try to do things outside of your skill set, you’ll end up frustrating not only yourself but your coworkers as well. No matter how tempting it may be to imitate the style of another leader, don’t be someone you’re not.

Don’t be someone you’re not.

Coming to grips with this truth, though, demands that you first answer some tough questions about yourself before moving on in your career.

What is the one thing you have the greatest potential to master? Where within you is the greatness waiting to happen? What wakes you up early and keeps you up late? What stirs your passion?

Honest answers to these questions will lead you to your “It.” If you hope to move from good to great in your life, you must zero in on this one thing. Even if this means switching careers to do something that truly gets you excited to go to work each day, do it. You will be amazed at how your life changes for the better.

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Chapter Seven: Making family

Gloria Feldt with Carol Trickett Jennings University of North Texas Press PDF

nature. Years when (in eras past—and even today, in some places and in some minds) fear or envy or resentment of that awesome power led to the inequality and injustices that ensured women had no other power.

Yes, even today, when the debate supposedly is about “life,” and

“choice,” it is really about who has the control over a woman’s power to create life. I spent those years in the sheltered world of Odessa,

Texas, where my three children grew up surrounded by families that, at least on the surface, looked a lot like us, where we were all trying to look like Father Knows Best.

At the time the light bulb—that I might someday have to support these children in that wider world beyond my circumscribed life — went off in my head (shortly after my son, David, was born, and he still refers to himself as “Mom’s light bulb”) I was barely twenty. Two method failures and one episode of magical thinking and, bingo, I had three children. At one every other year, I could end up with fifteen more pregnancies before nature mercifully took me out of commission. I had severe anemia with my last two pregnancies, and I was so exhausted that I was losing weight involuntarily for the first and only time in my life. The Pill had reached Odessa, Texas, by then and I started popping those high-hormone Enovid E’s like they were candy.

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Chapter Two: Culture, race, and identity: meanings and complexities

Eleftheriadou, Zack Karnac Books ePub

Zack Eleftheriadou

The aim of this chapter is to examine in depth the meanings of culture, race, and racism, and to emphasize how multi-faceted they are. There will be discussion of how human beings have a tendency to stereotype, or behave in a prejudiced manner, and how, as a result, we rigidly apply the concepts of race and culture, perceiving others as belonging to specific criteria. The emphasis here is to explore socialization as interplay between individual, familial, and cultural factors.

A good starting point is to consider what are all the “constructs” which constitute culture and how we can identify them. Culture is such a complex concept (Eleftheriadou, 1996), which has a profound influence on us, and yet its influence can be so subtle. It can be described as altering our lives intravenously, just like the air we breathe. The experience of living in one specific milieu places us in a particular “atmosphere,” with which we become intertwined. It is a profound experience, and one that is often difficult to convey to others. This is because we live culture. Describing the true meaning of culture is not an easy process, as we are deeply emotionally involved with it. We absorb it in a way that we do not even realize it has filtered in. The word “culture” encompasses our total way of life.

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Part I: Creating a Resilient Industry



Creating a Resilient Industry

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Making a Resilient Poultry Industry in


Anne-Marie Neeteson-van Nieuwenhoven,1*

Michael C. Appleby2 and George Hogarth1


Group, Newbridge, Midlothian, UK; 2World Animal Protection,

London, UK


This chapter is the first of a series on the subject of ‘Sustainable poultry production in Europe’ written after the UK World Poultry Science Association conference on the same topic. Its aim is to give an overview of the factors that can contribute to a resilient poultry industry, and which factors may be a threat. Subsequent chapters will highlight some of these in more detail. This chapter discusses the factors that may contribute to a resilient poultry industry in Europe taking into account the global scale, and which factors may be a threat. From

2011 to 2050 available land resources will decline from 0.7 to 0.5 ha/person.

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Portal of Research Methods and Methodologies for Research Projects and Degree Projects

Hamid R. Arabnia; Azita Bahrami; Victor A. Clincy; Leonidas Deligiannidis; George Jandieri; Ashu M. G. Solo; and Fernando G. Tinetti (Editors) Mercury Learning and Information PDF

Int'l Conf. Frontiers in Education: CS and CE | FECS'13 |


Portal of Research Methods and Methodologies for

Research Projects and Degree Projects

Anne Håkansson

Department of Software and Computer Systems,

The Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Kista, Sweden

Abstract Research methods and methodologies are extremely important when conducting research and degree projects. The use and application of the methods and methodologies are considered to be “necessarily vicious” and, unfortunately, often applied after the research has been conducted. The need for applying methods before the actually research and the reasons for doing so are often stressed in the literature and courses for research and scientific writing. This includes the aspects of selecting, understanding and applying research methods for a selected project. Unfortunately, it is difficult to choose well-suited methods and too often the selected methods and methodologies do not match each other. Instead, methods are applied without knowing about the consequences the applied method have both on the other chosen methods and on the results of the work or research. This paper provides a portal of research methods and methodologies to help the students to choose and apply the most suitable methods by illustrating which methods belong together and the distinctions between the different methods.

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15. Guilt and the Dynamics of Psychological Disorder in the Individual (1948)

Rickman, John Karnac Books ePub

I N this session of the Conference we shall hear the topic assigned to us discussed from several aspects, medical, legal, ecclesiastical and philosophical. Within each of these disciplines there is, as is well known, diversity of opinion, which is a healthy sign; between these disciplines there is even greater diversity, probably because the method of profess-narapproach to persons suffering from guilt is different in each of these learned disciplines. What I shall say from the viewpoint of a psycho-pathologist will be an attempt at a combination of not altogether incompatible opinions.

In addition to the doctor’s general responsibility for the physical and mental welfare of his patient, the psycho- pathologists have, since the early pioneering days of Freud, a common method of work which is shared, so far as I know, by no other profession: they listen to whatever the patient may say in free association about his pains, griefs, dreams, aspirations or joys; they regard no two ideas as irrelevant to one another if the patient has brought them—however unwittingly or however unwillingly—into the same stream of associations. Thus the psycho-pathologist sees guilt in a wide context of personal experiences: not in relation to religious beliefs and ethical codes as the clergy inevitably do, not in relation to abstractions as the philosophers choose to do, but as the patients find and feel it within themselves.

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1. Thinking refracted

W. Gordon Lawrence Karnac Books ePub

Groups and thinking

Groups of human beings can be tyrannous, or benign. They are, pre-eminently, the loci of experience. It is experience that gives rise to feelings/emotions, which activate our thinking. Thinking is the capacity of human beings to engage with their world. Thinking depends on our ability to experience our experiences as opposed to merely perceiving them as events or happenings that occur, whose import never engages us emotionally.

Thinking I am to liken as a metaphor to light falling on a prism, which is then refracted into colour (wavelengths) on leaving the prism. Furthermore—and here I am beholden to Wilfred Bion— thinking and thought exist in search of a thinker. The thinker catches the thought and breaks it down into its constituents with which the thinker proceeds to “play”, creating new thinking and thoughts. The metaphor reaches its limits because thinking is not tangible like light.

I want, at the same time, to capture the idea that thinking can also arise from a thinker. It is as if the prism were initiating light from inside itself, which is then refracted through the prism. Thinking I regard as a two-way interactive process; it can be begun from either the outside or the inside of the individual. How else does one explain the inventiveness of an Einstein, who creates a totally new way of construing the world through quantum mechanics, with incalculable effects on thinking about the natural world in our own century? How else does one explain the work of a poet who captures in a telling image the feeling/emotion that a particular experience evokes, causing the reader to look at similar experiences in a totally new way?

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Kaleidoscope Feature

R&L Education ePub

Kaleidoscope Feature


ABSTRACT: The Texas State Middle and Secondary Mathematics Project is an innovative graduate degree program at Stephen F. Austin State University in partnership with 27 regional public school districts with the intent to prepare highly qualified mathematics practitioner-leaders at the middle and secondary levels. Designed to address acute teacher shortages and declining student achievement, the program offers advanced professional development for teacher participants that emphasizes strong mathematics content with practitioner leadership preparation. Characterized by a challenging and innovative cross-disciplinary curriculum, a cohort design with flexible scheduling, and enriched learning opportunities for school district administrators, students, and mathematics faculty, the Texas State Middle and Secondary Mathematics Project defines exemplary mathematics educator preparation in the 21st century.

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CHAPTER SEVEN Looking for a language of achievement—a free association generator?

P.C. Sandler Karnac Books PDF


Looking for a language of achievement—a free association generator?


illiam Butler Yeats said in Words (at the age of 75): “At length / My darling understands it all, / Because I have come into my strength, / And words obey my call”. Bion’s way of writing has specific peculiarities. It is not a question of style, because style is amenable to be imitated. The Trilogy challenges imitation; is it inimitable? Comparisons with Freud are unavoidable, because he established a pattern of excellence. One may safely state that Freud had a gift of graciously furnishing a “flowing feature” to his writings.

These had some remarkable, albeit superficial, similarities with the work of writers, so it was not by mere coincidence that Freud won a literature prize; that many people, impacted by what is a mere appearance, concluded that he specialised in writing a kind of roman à clef; and finally, that many people from the intelligentsia became convinced that psychoanalysis and literature were the same thing.

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16. Chapadmalal, Argentina

Darin A. Croft Indiana University Press ePub

Basic Information

Location Coastal Buenos Aires province, central Argentina.

Geology Loess-derived paleosols of the upper Chapadmalal Formation.

Geologic Age Pliocene, about 4.5–3.3 million years (based on radiometric dating and paleomagnetic correlation).

Mammal Age Chapadmalalan.

Mammals Identified About 65 species (the presence of some species is uncertain) (appendix 16).

THE CHAPADMALAL SEA CLIFFS NEAR THE CITY OF MAR DEL PLATA, like the outcrops of Catamarca, preserve a rich fossil record of late Cenozoic mammals. Most of the fossils from this site are Pliocene in age and therefore younger than those of Catamarca, between about 4.5 and 3.3 million years old. Fossils of these species are generally found in layers of fine aeolian sediments known as loess that are typical of late Cenozoic sites in central Argentina, including Arroyo Chasicó (chapter 13). Ancient burrows can still be found in these loess-derived rocks, some of which include remains of their presumed inhabitants. Ancient tuco-tucos (ctenomyids) such as Actenomys priscus and small notoungulates of the genus Paedotherium (section 16.5) were among the more common burrowers at Chapadmalal, and several other types of small rodents either lived in these burrows opportunistically or constructed their own.

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CHAPTER SIX: Narrativity and beyond

Reeder, Jurgen Karnac Books ePub

Most of the analysand’s actions during psychoanalytic treatment come in the form of narrations. As work -L V J- progresses, a mass of narratives and fragmented stories that would defy survey is woven together to form intricate patterns that change and shift as the narrative context of the present takes on new forms.

Some proponents of the hermeneutic-narrative model of psychoanalysis maintain that the goal of the treatment is to confer on the analysand a coherent and consistent life-story. To my mind, however, one is in danger of ending up on the wrong track with such a view. A mere change of story is no guarantee that the storyteller has changed. It can just as well be a sign that there has merely been a shift in the semantic dimension of his narrativizations.

To my mind, the goal of analytic work must be, rather, to bring about a change in the foundations of the subject’s narrative activity—a change which requires that the analysand’s narrative strategy first undergoes a deconstruction. One possible outcome of this may be that the analysand is confronted with his own psychic reality, whereby something in the prerequisites for his narration is shifted, enabling him to constitute his life and his world in new ways. Such is, to my mind, the liberation or emancipation that psychoanalytic treatment has to offer.

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16. Demonized Aspects of the Self

Michael Eigen Karnac Books ePub

There is a Moment in each Day that Satan cannot find,
Nor can his Watch Fiends find it; but the Industrious find
This Moment
& it multiply, & when it once is found
It renovates every Moment of the Day if rightly placed.

William Blake, Milton


For many of us it appears that the devil has survived natural science. Although logically impossible, in the hearts and minds of many he has, too, survived God. My years of clinical experience teach me that the devil is very much alive as a psychic reality, as a potent organizing and driving force in the self-feeling of our age. He emerges with predictable regularity in sensitive depth analysis of individual patients, and his face may be plainly seen in events throughout the world.

When I speak of a devil self, I can feel myself being both apologetic and provocative, but also true to phenomenological events that arise in the course of depth-oriented therapy. Given half the chance, patients sooner or later may well report having at some point in life made a pact with the devil. They are somehow nagged by a sense of selling out for survival or power, to get by or to triumph. (There is almost always some mixture of getting and giving up, tinged with self-justificatory lying.) If nothing this drastic, they may still report having seen devil images or heard evil whispers, which they attributed to imagination and determined to ignore.

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3. The Choice Map

Adams, Marilee G. Berrett-Koehler Publishers ePub

Maps don’t just help us locate where we are but where we are coming from and where we might be going.

Gabrielle Roth

When we resumed our conversation, Joseph pointed to a mural on his office wall. I’d noticed it before but hadn’t paid much attention to it. “This is the Choice Map,” he explained. (It appears later in this chapter.) “It helps us to become better observers of the two basic paths we take in life—the Learner Mindset path and the Judger Mindset path. As the name implies, the map is all about our ability to make choices. On the left side of the Choice Map, notice the figure standing above the Start arrow, at the crossroads between the two paths. That figure represents you and me—every one of us. In every moment of our lives we’re faced with choosing between the Learner Mindset path and the Judger Mindset path. Now look at the thought bubble above the other figures’ heads. Note how there’s a relationship between the kinds of questions these people ask, the path they’re on, and where each path takes them.”

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