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Cases and Stories of Transformative Action Research

July 20, 2021

Cases and Stories of Transformative Action Research builds on its companion book, Principles and Methods of Transformative Action Research, by describing and analyzing dozens of examples of successful action research efforts pursued in the past five decades by students and faculty of the Western Institute for Social Research.

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Mixed Company

July 20, 2021

By Jenny Shank (MEngl'00) (Texas Review Press, 245 pages; 2021) Buy the Book In Mixed Company Jenny Shank reveals moments of grace and connection between people of her hometown, Denver, through stories that contrast the city during its oil-bust era of economic troubles and court-ordered crosstown busing for racial desegregation...

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Principles and Methods of Transformative Action Research

July 20, 2021

Principles and Methods of Transformative Action Research delves into both general principles and specific methods for basic steps in the action research process—asking questions, gathering and analyzing data, communicating findings, and pursuing action.

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Floriescence: Foundations for Human Flourishing on a Thriving Planet - A Visionary Synthesis of Science, Ethics, and Aesthetics Crafted to Promote Well-Being in the 21st Century

July 20, 2021

By J. Dirk Nies (Chem'74), with Carmen Morales Nies (Floriescent Press, 184 pages; 2019) Floriescence is a groundbreaking, visionary synthesis of science, ethics, and aesthetics crafted to promote well-being in the 21st century. Its robust, comprehensive, multidimensional framework of fact and value - the Floriescent SEAview - affords a vantage...

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You Should Leave Now

July 20, 2021

If you want to live an extraordinary life, one in which your heart, mind, and spirit are in sync, you have to make space for your soul. You have to leave, in order to come back to yourself. It is time to go on retreat.

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Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now

May 6, 2021

Worried about climate change? Beyond Carbon Neutral contains a wealth of information to help turn innovative concepts into reality.

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Emotional Robots: A Question of Existence

April 22, 2021

Emotional Robots is a graphic novella set in a world in which advanced robots successfully compete with humans—in sports, music, and art—in pursuit of emotional intelligence.

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Flights from Fassberg: How a German Town Built for War Became a Beacon of Peace

April 22, 2021

A brilliant merging of personal experience and world-changing, historical significance in a hamlet that held the line against Russia.

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Jabberwocky: Lessons of Love from a Boy Who Never Spoke

April 19, 2021

Graham Gardner’s story, written through the eyes of his father, speaks of the enormous legacy left by a boy who never spoke. A story that raises provocative questions about the “invisible lines of connection” that make us human.

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Yes! You Can Do It!

April 5, 2021

The Young Woman's Guide to Starting a Fulfilling Career By Nancy Wilhelms (Art'71) (WestGroupone, Inc. DBA Smoke Tree Press, 184 pages; 2021) Buy the Book Spilling into a technology-dependent job market impacted by economic, environmental and social change, today's female college graduates confront a wide variety of challenges in starting...

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