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Suppression

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Publisher : Laramie Briscoe Books

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Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: From USA Today Bestselling author, the second book in the Laurel Springs Emergency Response Team Series If you don't love, you can't get hurt... Nick Kepler One thing my childhood taught me was never show my emotions. Don’t make memories. Don’t count on other people. Don’t hope for the best. All that changed when I was adopted by Ryan and Whitney Kepler. Begrudgingly I let them into my life, along with my new sister and a best friend I would lay down my life for. But giving up my heart and accepting love in return from Kelsea Harrison? It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever tried to do. And the truth is? I’m not sure if I’m that strong. Kelsea Harrison From the very moment I met Nick Kepler I knew he would be the love of my life. Problem is I haven’t been able to convince him of that yet. When our best friends get married, Nick and I spend a drunken night letting our walls down and losing all our inhibitions. In one moment I’m given everything I ever wanted. Then, in the blink of an eye it’s taken away from me. The question is, can I be strong for the both of us? The answer? I have to be.

The African Slave Trade and Its Suppression

Author : Peter Hogg

ISBN10 : 1317792351

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 428

Category : History

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Book Summary: A comprehensive bibliography dealing specifically with African slave trade. This volume has been sub-classified for easier consultation and the compiler has provided, where possible, descriptions and comments on the works listed.

Gang Suppression & Intervention

Author : Irving A. Spergel

ISBN10 : 0788129740

Publisher : DIANE Publishing

Number of Pages : 195

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: The first comprehensive national survey of organized agency and community group responses to gang problems in the U.S. The only national assessment of efforts to combat gangs. Presents a comprehensive gang prevention and intervention model based on this national assessment. These models are recommended as effective policies, practices, and strategies for communities to combat gangs. Covers: gangs as organizations, membership demographics and experiences, the social contexts of gang development, social opportunities: schools and jobs, and more.

A Language Silenced

Author : Jehoshua A. Gilboa,Yehoshuna A. Gilboa

ISBN10 : 9780838630723

Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

Number of Pages : 320

Category : History

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Book Summary: Examines the question of the legal status of Hebrew language and culture in the Soviet Union. While the Hebrew tongue was never officially prohibited, the history of the Jewish community within the Soviet and has been a story of conflict, not cooperation.

The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America: 1638–1870

Author : W.E.B. Du Bois

ISBN10 : 8026883780

Publisher : e-artnow

Number of Pages : 282

Category : Social Science

Viewed : 1930

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Book Summary: 'This monograph was begun during my residence as Rogers Memorial Fellow at Harvard University, and is based mainly upon a study of the sources, i.e., national, State, and colonial statutes, Congressional documents, reports of societies, personal narratives, etc. The collection of laws available for this research was, I think, nearly complete; on the other hand, facts and statistics bearing on the economic side of the study have been difficult to find, and my conclusions are consequently liable to modification from this source. The question of the suppression of the slave-trade is so intimately connected with the questions as to its rise, the system of American slavery, and the whole colonial policy of the eighteenth century, that it is difficult to isolate it, and at the same time to avoid superficiality on the one hand, and unscientific narrowness of view on the other. While I could not hope entirely to overcome such a difficulty, I nevertheless trust that I have succeeded in rendering this monograph a small contribution to the scientific study of slavery and the American Negro.' William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois (1868 – 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community. After completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Du Bois was one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1909.

Tumor-Induced Immune Suppression

Author : Dmitry I. Gabrilovich,Arthur Andrew Hurwitz

ISBN10 : 9780387691183

Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

Number of Pages : 302

Category : Medical

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Book Summary: This monograph, for the first time, presents a comprehensive overview of different mechanisms of immune dysfunction in cancer as well as therapeutic approaches to their correction. It discusses a number of new mechanisms that have never been discussed in a monograph before: T-cell inhibitory molecules, regulatory tolerogenic DCs, and signaling pathways in antigen-presenting cells involved in T-cell tolerance. There is now a pressing need to discuss the already described and newly emerging mechanisms to see how they can be put together in a more or less cohesive structure and how they can help to improve immune response to tumors.

Thought Suppression

Author : Eric Rassin

ISBN10 : 9780080461182

Publisher : Elsevier

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Psychology

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Book Summary: Is it possible to ban unwanted thoughts from consciousness? According to the literature on thought suppression, the answer is no. In the 1980s, Wegner and colleges demonstrated that the average person cannot prevent a trivial thought like that of a polar bear from entering consciousness approximately seven times in a five minute period. This experimental finding was followed by a substantial number of replications. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the thought suppression literature. First, similarities and differences between suppression, repression, and dissociation are discussed. Methodological issues are then considered. Finally, the clinical applications of the thought suppression literature are discussed. Although there are numerous conditions to which the phenomenon of suppression can be applied, obsession and traumatic recollection are the main applications. In addition to offering an overview of the literature, this book links the thought suppression paradigm to other research fields, such as directed forgetting and repressive coping. Furthermore, it discusses the phenomenon of thought suppression in the light of broader theories such as the cognitive theory of obsession, and the ego depletion hypothesis. Clinical implications and directions for future research are offered.

The Suppression of Dissent

Author : Jules Boykoff

ISBN10 : 1135518408

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 392

Category : Political Science

Viewed : 1998

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Book Summary: Despite longstanding traditions of tolerance, inclusion, and democracy in the United States, dissident citizens and social movements have experienced significant and sustained - although often subtle and difficult-to observe - suppression in this country. Using mechanism-based social-movement theory, this book explores a wide range of twentieth century episodes of contention, involving such groups as mid-century communists, the Black Panther Party, the American Indian Movement, and the modern-day globalization movement.

Uncounted

Author : Gilda R. Daniels

ISBN10 : 1479869686

Publisher : NYU Press

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Political Science

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Book Summary: An answer to the assault on voting rights—crucial reading in advance of the 2020 presidential election The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is considered one of the most effective pieces of legislation the United States has ever passed. It enfranchised hundreds of thousands of voters, particularly in the American South, and drew attention to the problem of voter suppression. Yet in recent years there has been a continuous assault on access to the ballot box in the form of stricter voter ID requirements, meritless claims of rigged elections, and baseless accusations of voter fraud. In the past these efforts were aimed at eliminating African American voters from the rolls, and today, new laws seek to eliminate voters of color, the poor, and the elderly, groups that historically vote for the Democratic Party. Uncounted examines the phenomenon of disenfranchisement through the lens of history, race, law, and the democratic process. Gilda R. Daniels, who served as Deputy Chief in the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and more than two decades of voting rights experience, argues that voter suppression works in cycles, constantly adapting and finding new ways to hinder access for an exponentially growing minority population. She warns that a premeditated strategy of restrictive laws and deceptive practices has taken root and is eroding the very basis of American democracy—the right to vote!

Success and Suppression

Author : Dag Nikolaus Hasse

ISBN10 : 0674973690

Publisher : Harvard University Press

Number of Pages : 640

Category : History

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Book Summary: Dag Nikolaus Hasse shows how ideological and scientific motives led to the decline of Arabic traditions in European culture. The Renaissance was a turning point: on the one hand, Arabic scientific traditions reached their peak of influence in Europe; on the other, during this period the West began to forget, or suppress, its debt to Arabic culture.

Buddhism in the Early Chosŏn

Author : Lewis R. Lancaster,Chai-Shin Yu

ISBN10 : 0895818914

Publisher : Jain Publishing Company

Number of Pages : 222

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Contrary to the Buddhism in the Koryo period, Buddhism in the early Choson period suffered from a great deal of suppression. The society was dominated by the Confucian elite, and little power or financial resources were available to the Buddhists. This volume explores the decline as well as the transformation of the religion in this time period.

Liberal Suppression

Author : Philip Hamburger

ISBN10 : 022652213X

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

Number of Pages : 432

Category : Law

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Book Summary: In the course of exempting religious, educational, and charitable organizations from federal income tax, section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code requires them to refrain from campaign speech and much speech to influence legislation. These speech restrictions have seemed merely technical adjustments, which prevent the political use of a tax subsidy. But the cultural and legal realities are more disturbing. Tracing the history of American liberalism, including theological liberalism and its expression in nativism, Hamburger shows the centrality of turbulent popular anxieties about the Catholic Church and other potentially orthodox institutions. He argues persuasively that such theopolitical fears about the political speech of churches and related organizations underlay the adoption, in 1934 and 1954, of section 501(c)(3)’s speech limits. He thereby shows that the speech restrictions have been part of a broad majority assault on minority rights and that they are grossly unconstitutional. Along the way, Hamburger explores the role of the Ku Klux Klan and other nativist organizations, the development of American theology, and the cultural foundations of liberal “democratic” political theory. He also traces important legal developments such as the specialization of speech rights and the use of law to homogenize beliefs. Ultimately, he examines a wide range of contemporary speech restrictions and the growing shallowness of public life in America. His account is an unflinching look at the complex history of American liberalism and at the implications for speech, the diversity of belief, and the nation’s future.

Social Justice and Intellectual Suppression

Author : Taysir Nashif

ISBN10 : 1463444583

Publisher : Author House

Number of Pages : 104

Category : Philosophy

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Book Summary: Based on observed dynamic interaction among natural, socio-cultural and political factors, the main proposition adopted in the book is that politics are inherent in all human relations, that thought is constrained by interacting subjective and objective variable factors, that intellectual conservatism cannot catch up with dynamic intellectual reality, that ideology restrains intellectual emancipation, and that intellectual suppression is inherent in socio-political relations among individual and collective entities.

Retrospective Fire Modeling

Author : Brett H. Davis

ISBN10 : 143793904X

Publisher : DIANE Publishing

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Forest fires

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Book Summary: This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Land management agencies (LMA) need to understand and monitor the consequences of their fire suppression decisions. The authors developed a framework for retrospective fire behavior modeling and impact assessment to determine where ignitions would have spread had they not been suppressed, and to assess the cumulative effects that would have resulted. This guidebook is used for applying this methodology and is for those interested in quantifying the impacts of fire suppression. Land managers who use this methodology can track the cumulative effects of suppression, frame future suppression decisions and cost-benefit analyses in the context of past experiences, and communicate tradeoffs to the public, non-gov. organ., and LMA.

One Person, No Vote

Author : Carol Anderson

ISBN10 : 1635571383

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Number of Pages : 288

Category : Political Science

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Book Summary: Finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction Longlisted for the National Book Award in Nonfiction Named one of the Best Books of the Year by: Washington Post * Boston Globe * NPR* Bustle * BookRiot * New York Public Library From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of White Rage, the startling--and timely--history of voter suppression in America, with a foreword by Senator Dick Durbin. In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that have systematically impeded black progress in America, from 1865 to our combustible present. With One Person, No Vote, she chronicles a related history: the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the 2013 Supreme Court decision that eviscerated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Known as the Shelby ruling, this decision effectively allowed districts with a demonstrated history of racial discrimination to change voting requirements without approval from the Department of Justice. Focusing on the aftermath of Shelby, Anderson follows the astonishing story of government-dictated racial discrimination unfolding before our very eyes as more and more states adopt voter suppression laws. In gripping, enlightening detail she explains how voter suppression works, from photo ID requirements to gerrymandering to poll closures. And with vivid characters, she explores the resistance: the organizing, activism, and court battles to restore the basic right to vote to all Americans.

Beyond Suppression: Global Perspectives on Youth Violence

Author : Joan Serra Hoffman,Lyndee Knox,Robert Cohen

ISBN10 : 0313383464

Publisher : Praeger

Number of Pages : 251

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: This examination of youth violence provides readers with insights from international experts and real-life examples of how nations and communities around the world have successfully dealt with the issue. • Contains contributions from over 20 international experts describing measures to address youth violence within the political, social, cultural, and economic contexts of their environments • 12 case studies illustrate the various conceptual and programmatic approaches for understanding, preventing, and reducing youth violence in various countries • Over 50 citations of seminal research and programmatic works in the areas of public health, restorative justice, and resilience-based approaches to youth violence