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Cultural Boundaries and the Cohesion of Canada

Cultural Boundaries and the Cohesion of Canada ebook ISBN: 9780920380390
Publisher: IRPP
Author: Raymond Breton,Jeffrey G. Reitz,Victor F. Valentine,Institute for Research on Public Policy
Number of Pages: 422 
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Boundaries ebook ISBN: 9780520911215
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Author: Peter Sahlins
Number of Pages: 372 
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Brilliant. . . . This fascinating exploration through three centuries of the frontier is rounded off with a perceptive and balanced appraisal of the nature of national identity within the context of the Pyrenees. . . . A study which is exciting, learned, and thought-provoking, a splendid example of interdisciplinary history at its best. "Times Literary Supplement"


Boundaries ebook ISBN: 031029603X
Publisher: Zondervan
Author: Henry Cloud,John Townsend
Number of Pages: 304 
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Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful, manipulative emotions of others -- Spiritual boundaries help us to distinguish God's will from our own and give us renewed awe for our Creator -- Often, Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations. When confronted with their lack of boundaries, they ask: - Can I set limits and still be a loving person? - What are legitimate boundaries? - What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries? - How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money? - Aren't boundaries selfish? - Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries? Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend offer biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions, showing us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves.

International Maritime Boundaries

International Maritime Boundaries ebook ISBN: 9004144617
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Author: Jonathan I. Charney,David A. Colson,Lewis M. Alexander,Robert W. Smith
Number of Pages: 920 
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This is the ultimate guide to international maritime boundaries. Its unique practical features include - systematic examination of all international maritime boundaries worldwide; - comprehensive coverage, including the text of every modern boundary agreement; - descriptions of judicially-established boundaries; - maps and detailed analyses of those boundaries; - expert papers examining the status of maritime boundary delimitations in each of the ten regions of the world; - papers from a global perspective analyzing key issues in maritime boundary theory and practice; and - a cumulative index for volumes I - V. These features make "International Maritime Boundaries" an unmatched comprehensive, accessible resource in the field.

Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources

Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources ebook ISBN: 9780389207269
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Author: International Geographical Union. Study Group on the World Political Map
Number of Pages: 284 
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Nurse Millie Sullivan is now Nurse Millie Smith, having married aspiring MP Jim Smith. The war has ended and the NHS has just come into action, so the nurses are busier than ever as the community realise that they no longer have to pay for the services. Minor ailments need attention, babies need to be helped into the world and some of the larger-than-life characters need keeping in line so Millie has enough drama to deal with without having to deal with more from home...and Alex Nolan, her ex-fiance, is back in town. Read by Penelope Freeman

Boundaries and Justice

Boundaries and Justice ebook ISBN: 9780691088006
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Author: David Leslie Miller,Sohail H. Hashmi
Number of Pages: 367 
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Despite the supreme political and economic significance of boundaries--and ongoing challenges to existing national boundaries--scant attention has been paid to their ethics. This volume explores how diverse ethical traditions understand the political and property rights reflected in territorial and jurisdictional boundaries. It is the first book to bring together thinkers from a range of traditions, both religious and secular, to discuss the ethics of boundaries. Each contributor represents a tradition's views on questions surrounding the use of boundaries to delimit property and political rights. What does it mean to own something? What resources should not be privately owned? What justifies the erection of political boundaries between one people and another? How ''hard'' should such boundaries be? What rights extend to minorities within a state? Should territorial boundaries coincide with social ones? Does national autonomy have an ethical basis, or is it an aspect of modern power politics? Should we aim for a more inclusive community than that afforded by modern nation-states? Cross-chapter dialogue and a substantive conclusion draw out similarities and differences among the traditions represented, traditions that include Christianity, classical liberalism, Confucianism, international law, Islam, Judaism, liberal egalitarianism, and natural law. In addition to the editors, the contributors are Nigel Biggar, Joseph Boyle, Joseph Chan, Russell Hardin, Will Kymlicka, Loren Lomasky, Robert McCorquodale, Richard B. Miller, David Novak, Sulayman Nyang, Michael Nylan, Raul C. Pangalangan, Daniel Philpott, Jeremy Rabkin, Hillel Steiner, M. Raquibuz Zaman, and Noam J. Zohar.

Boundaries, Territory and Postmodernity

Boundaries, Territory and Postmodernity ebook ISBN: 9780714680330
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: David Newman
Number of Pages: 206 
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Contributions to this collection seek to determine the extent to which states and boundaries have, in fact, disappeared, or are simply changing their functions as we move from an era of fixed territories into a post-Westphalian territorial system. A group of international political geographers and political scientists examine the changing nature of the state, pointing to significant changes on the one hand, but equally noting the continued importance of territory and boundaries in determining the political ordering of the post-modern world.

Changing Boundaries of the Political

Changing Boundaries of the Political ebook ISBN: 9780521348478
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: Joint Committee on Western Europe
Number of Pages: 417 
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This investigation of the political in Europe since the 1960s newly illuminates advanced industrial economies.

Boundaries in Dating

Boundaries in Dating ebook ISBN: 0310296676
Publisher: Zondervan
Author: Henry Cloud,John Townsend
Number of Pages: 288 
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Boundaries in Dating offers illuminating insights for romance that can help you grow in freedom, honesty, and self-control as you pursue a healthy dating relationship that will lead to a healthy marriage. Dating can be fun, but it's not easy. Meeting people is just one concern. Once you've met someone, then what? What do you build? Nothing, a simple friendship, or more? How do you set smart limits on physical involvement? Financial involvement? Individual responsibilities? Respected counselors, popular radio hosts, and bestselling authors Henry Cloud and John Townsend apply the principles described in their Gold Medallion Award-winning Boundaries to matters of love and romance. Helping you bridge the pitfalls of dating, Boundaries in Dating unfolds a wise, biblical path to developing self-control, freedom, and intimacy in the dating process. Boundaries in Dating will help you to think, solve problems, and enjoy the journey of dating, increasing your abilities to find and commit to a marriage partner. Full of insightful, true-life examples, this much-needed book includes such topics as: Recognizing and choosing quality over perfection in a dating partner How to ensure that honest friendship is one vital component in a relationship Preserving friendships by separating between platonic relationships and romantic interest Moving past denial to deal with real relational problems in a realistic and hopeful way . . . and much more! Plus, check out Boundaries family collection of books dedicated to key areas of life - marriage, raising kids, parenting teens, and leadership. Workbooks and Spanish editions are also available.

Constructing Borders/crossing Boundaries

Constructing Borders/crossing Boundaries ebook ISBN: 9780739115695
Publisher: Lexington Books
Author: Caroline Brettell
Number of Pages: 334 
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The essays in this volume tackle the construction and significance of race and ethnicity as boundary-making processes among diverse immigrant populations in the United States. Race and ethnicity can both unite and divide. The individual scholars contributing to this volume model, deploy, and explain notions of "borders" and "boundaries" in various ways, but collectively they emphasize the fluidity of racial and ethnic identities that are shaped, negotiated, and contested in specific contexts and situations. Constructing Borders/Crossing Boundaries also captures the range of spaces in which ethnicity and race become salient--the university, the immigrant enclave, the detention center, the work place, the nightclub, and even the trans-Atlantic passage. This interdisciplinary work features essays on a diverse range of immigrant populations from past to present and will interest scholars from across disciplines.

International Boundaries

International Boundaries ebook ISBN: 9781579583750
Publisher: Psychology Press
Author: Ewan W. Anderson
Number of Pages: 941 
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Primarily concerned with the geopolitical importance of international boundaries, this atlas supplies maps and assessments of global maritime and land boundaries. Each country listing includes discussion of the characteristics of boundaries with other countries, incidents of political or military conflict, boundary infrastructure (pipelines and the like), cross-boundary trade information, and numerical assessments of different types of land boundary vulnerability. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation: 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

International Frontiers and Boundaries

International Frontiers and Boundaries ebook ISBN: 9004167854
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Author: J. R. John Robert Victor Prescott,Gillian Gillian Doreen Triggs
Number of Pages: 504 
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International frontiers and boundaries separate land, rivers and lakes subject to different sovereignties. Frontiers are "zones" of varying widths and they were common many centuries ago. By 1900 frontiers had almost disappeared and had been replaced by boundaries that are lines. The divisive nature of frontiers and boundaries has formed the focus of inter-disciplinary studies by economists, geographers, historians, lawyers and political scientists. Scholars from these disciplines have produced a rich literature dealing with frontiers and boundaries. The authors surveyed this extensive literature and the introduction reveals the themes which have attracted most attention. Following the introduction the book falls into three sections. The first section deals systematically with frontiers, boundary evolution and boundary disputes. The second section considers aspects of international law related to boundaries. It includes chapters dealing with international law and territorial boundaries, maps as evidence of international boundaries and river boundaries and international law. The third section consists of seven regional chapters that examine the evolution of boundaries in the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, islands off Southeast Asia and Antarctica.

Water Boundaries

Water Boundaries ebook ISBN: 9780471179290
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Author: George M. Cole
Number of Pages: 193 
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Water Boundaries Water boundaries are perhaps the oldest and most widely used of man’s boundaries. Yet, despite this long history of usage, water boundaries are probably the most frequently and bitterly contested boundaries in today’s society. Because shorelines and bodies of water are dynamic rather than static, knotty technical and legal disagreements over water boundaries invariably crop up. Recent land use practices have created a growing demand for precisely located and legally defensible water boundaries. As a consequence, the need for a single-source professional reference such as this has never been greater. Water Boundaries is a comprehensive reference devoted exclusively to this highly specialized area. Written for surveyors and engineers, as well as legal and real estate professionals, it provides in-depth discussions of the legal issues surrounding each type of water boundary while describing the full range of modem methods for precisely locating them. This volume covers all types of water boundaries, including division lines between private uplands and public submerged lands in both tidal and nontidal waters, lateral division lines between adjacent riparian ownerships, boundaries between state and federal waters, and offshore international boundaries. For technical specialists, the author provides detailed specifications for mean high water line surveys, as well as all relevant mathematics, including formulas for calculating tidal data and predicting optimum placement of tide gauges, analytical techniques for estimating high water in nontidal bodies of water, and the use of coordinate geometry in constructing equidistant and median lines. Technical and nontechnical readers alike will appreciate the many illustrative real-world case studies scattered throughout the book. Water Boundaries is an indispensable resource for surveyors, public land managers, attorneys, developers, and real estate professionals, and for all those involved in land planning, offshore mineral extraction, and other related fields.

Symbolising Boundaries

Symbolising Boundaries ebook ISBN: 9780719022012
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Author: Anthony Paul Cohen
Number of Pages: 189 
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American Boundaries

American Boundaries ebook ISBN: 0226355934
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Author: Bill Hubbard
Number of Pages: 472 
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For anyone who has looked at a map of the United States and wondered how Texas and Oklahoma got their Panhandles, or flown over the American heartland and marveled at the vast grid spreading out in all directions below, American Boundaries will yield a welcome treasure trove of insight. The first book to chart the country’s growth using the boundary as a political and cultural focus, Bill Hubbard’s masterly narrative begins by explaining how the original thirteen colonies organized their borders and decided that unsettled lands should be held in trust for the common benefit of the people. Hubbard goes on to show—with the help of photographs, diagrams, and hundreds of maps—how the notion evolved that unsettled land should be divided into rectangles and sold to individual farmers, and how this rectangular survey spread outward from its origins in Ohio, with surveyors drawing straight lines across the face of the continent. Mapping how each state came to have its current shape, and how the nation itself formed within its present borders, American Boundaries will provide historians, geographers, and general readers alike with the fascinating story behind those fifty distinctive jigsaw-puzzle pieces that together form the United States.

Boundaries Where You End and I Begin

Boundaries Where You End and I Begin ebook ISBN: 9781568380308
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
Author: Anne Katherine
Number of Pages: 144 
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Boundaries Where You End And I Begin

Beyond Boundaries?

Beyond Boundaries? ebook ISBN: 9780791492512
Publisher: SUNY Press
Author: Rudra Sil,Eileen M. Doherty
Number of Pages: 278 
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Presents a constructively critical reappraisal of the boundaries that define the social scientific analysis of international life.

Borders, Boundaries, and Frames

Borders, Boundaries, and Frames ebook ISBN: 9780415909303
Publisher: Psychology Press
Author: Mae Henderson
Number of Pages: 211 
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The essays in this volume take up the challenge of working - or reworking - the problematics of the borders, boundaries and frameworks that structure our various notions of identity. Includes essays by Nancy Miller, Sara Suleri and Jane Marcus.