Suze Orman – The Money Class (2011 )

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Class Struggle and the Color Line by Paul Heideman

Class Struggle and the Color Line: American Socialism and the Race Question, 1900-1930 by Paul Heideman
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1,2 MB
Overview: As Black oppression moves again to the forefront of American public life, the history of radical approaches to combating racism has acquired renewed relevance.Collecting, for the first time, source materials from a diverse array of writers and organizers, this reader provides a new perspective on the complex history of revolutionary debates about fighting anti-Black racism. Contextual material from the editor places each contribution in its historical and political setting, making this volume ideal for both scholars and activists."Paul Heideman’s book reconstructs for us the long flowering of anti-racist thought and organizing on the American Left and the central role played by Black Socialists in advancing a theory and practice of human liberation. Class struggle and anti-racism are two sides of the same coin in this powerful collection. At a time when the emancipation of oppressed and working-class people remain goals of progressives everywhere, Heideman’s book provides us a map to a past that can help us get free.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Class, Race, Gender, and Crime by Gregg Barak

Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America Fifth Edition by Gregg Barak , Paul Leighton, Allison Cotton
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.0 MB
Overview: Class, Race, Gender, and Crime is a popular, and provocative, introduction to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersections. The book systematically explores how the main sites of power and privilege in the United States consciously or unconsciously shape our understanding of crime and justice in society today.
The fifth edition maintains the overall structure of the fourth edition-including consistent headings in chapters for class, race, gender, and intersections-with updated examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments throughout. This new edition includes expanded discussions of police violence and the Black Lives Matter movement, immigration, and queer criminology.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational Ethnic Demographic Studies

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Class, Race, Gender, and Crime by Gregg Barak

Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America Fifth Edition by Gregg Barak , Paul Leighton, Allison Cotton
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.0 MB
Overview: Class, Race, Gender, and Crime is a popular, and provocative, introduction to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersections. The book systematically explores how the main sites of power and privilege in the United States consciously or unconsciously shape our understanding of crime and justice in society today.
The fifth edition maintains the overall structure of the fourth edition-including consistent headings in chapters for class, race, gender, and intersections-with updated examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments throughout. This new edition includes expanded discussions of police violence and the Black Lives Matter movement, immigration, and queer criminology.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational Ethnic Demographic Studies

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Serbia’s Working Class in Transition 1988-2013 by Goran Musić

Serbia’s Working Class in Transition 1988-2013 by Goran Musić
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Overview: The study “Serbia’s Working Class in Transition 1988-2013” is much more than an analysis of workers mobilizations in Serbia in the past 25 years. Researching the position of workers, the author Goran Musić tackles some of the most complex socio-political problems in Serbian society: The rise of nationalism in the late 1980s, economic collapse and deindustrialization during the wars in the 90s and the period of “transition”, as well as the enforcement of neoliberal ideology as a hegemonic paradigm in Serbian politics. A key question in the study is how these developments have affected the consciousness of workers, and the articulation of their struggles for survival.

Goran Music bases his findings partly on the research he conducted for his doctorial thesis, about the workers’ movement in the former Yugoslavia during the end of the 1980s, at the University of Florence (Italy). The study is one of the few analytical texts which deals with the positions of workers in contemporary Serbian society. We hope it will be instrumental in inspiring further discussions. Other viewpoints on this complex problem are of course possible and should be brought forward. The debate on the position of workers in Serbian society, the articulation of their social and political interests, as well as forms of organization, is more relevant than ever. The global financial and economic crisis has had a particular devastating effect in the Balkans. The economies of the countries in Southeast Europe have been in an ongoing recession or stagnation since 2008. Factories and enterprises are being shut down, the unemployment rate has reached a histor ical peak, austerity measures are being imposed. Neoliberal policies of privatization of the remaining stateowned companies and flexibilization of labor relations to the disadvantage of workers are being enforced.

The economic anatomy and the social effects of the current crisis in the Balkans are similar to the situation of the other countries on the periphery of Europe, whether in the Baltic states, Greece, Spain or Portugal. However there is a stark contrast in the political reaction to the crisis. Especially in Greece, Spain and Portugal we can witness strong protest movements. In Serbia and most of the Balkan states the workers’ movement is silent. This study partly explains why this is the case. But it should also contribute to the building of a new workers’ movement, which is able to react to the enormous challenges facing Serbian society.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Serbia’s Working Class in Transition 1988-2013 by Goran Musić

Serbia’s Working Class in Transition 1988-2013 by Goran Musić
Requirements: .PDF reader, 867 KB
Overview: The study “Serbia’s Working Class in Transition 1988-2013” is much more than an analysis of workers mobilizations in Serbia in the past 25 years. Researching the position of workers, the author Goran Musić tackles some of the most complex socio-political problems in Serbian society: The rise of nationalism in the late 1980s, economic collapse and deindustrialization during the wars in the 90s and the period of “transition”, as well as the enforcement of neoliberal ideology as a hegemonic paradigm in Serbian politics. A key question in the study is how these developments have affected the consciousness of workers, and the articulation of their struggles for survival.

Goran Music bases his findings partly on the research he conducted for his doctorial thesis, about the workers’ movement in the former Yugoslavia during the end of the 1980s, at the University of Florence (Italy). The study is one of the few analytical texts which deals with the positions of workers in contemporary Serbian society. We hope it will be instrumental in inspiring further discussions. Other viewpoints on this complex problem are of course possible and should be brought forward. The debate on the position of workers in Serbian society, the articulation of their social and political interests, as well as forms of organization, is more relevant than ever. The global financial and economic crisis has had a particular devastating effect in the Balkans. The economies of the countries in Southeast Europe have been in an ongoing recession or stagnation since 2008. Factories and enterprises are being shut down, the unemployment rate has reached a histor ical peak, austerity measures are being imposed. Neoliberal policies of privatization of the remaining stateowned companies and flexibilization of labor relations to the disadvantage of workers are being enforced.

The economic anatomy and the social effects of the current crisis in the Balkans are similar to the situation of the other countries on the periphery of Europe, whether in the Baltic states, Greece, Spain or Portugal. However there is a stark contrast in the political reaction to the crisis. Especially in Greece, Spain and Portugal we can witness strong protest movements. In Serbia and most of the Balkan states the workers’ movement is silent. This study partly explains why this is the case. But it should also contribute to the building of a new workers’ movement, which is able to react to the enormous challenges facing Serbian society.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Reel to Real: Race, Sex and Class at the Movies by Bell Hooks

Reel to Real: Race, Sex and Class at the Movies by Bell Hooks
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1,6 MB
Overview: Movies matter – that is the message of Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and class. Here bell hooks – one of America’s most celebrated and thrilling cultural critics – talks back to films that have moved and provoked her, from Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction to the work of Spike Lee. Including also her conversations with master filmmakers such as Charles Burnett and Julie Dash, Reel to Real is a must read for anyone who believes that movies are worth arguing about.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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World Class by William A. Haseltine

World Class: A Story of Adversity, Transformation, and Success at NYU Langone Health by William A. Haseltine
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 5 MB
Overview: A World Class Transformation
On August 16, 2018, NYU Langone Health captured the attention of the medical world with the surprise announcement that all current and new medical school students would receive full tuition scholarships. That bold move is yet another giant step in the transformation of NYU Langone Health from a faded and money losing medical institution to an innovative world class institution with a highly regarded hospital, medical school, and research program.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Health, Fitness & Medical

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Web-Based Projects that Rock the Class by Christos Karayiannis

Web-Based Projects that Rock the Class by Christos Karayiannis
Requirements: .PDF reader, 14,7 MB
Overview: Explore the modern concepts of client-server web applications. This book includes examples that are simple to comprehend building apps that are not much different from real-world applications. Each chapter develops a different subject, explaining the concept from A to Z, and provides a project with complete source code and configuration steps. Chapters also include thorough coverage of the subject described and the full source code is provided with a consistently updated repo on GitHub, accounting for the frequent changes made to language versions. The chapter apps use HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Lighttpd, SSL/TLS, DDNS, Shell Programming, Sockets programming, tools such as Wireshark, and remote online tools for testing. As you master each topic sequentially you’ll fully understand the inner workings of the client-server apps and become confident in creating your own web-based apps. Whether you want to work on the web for fun, for school, or for work, Web-Based Projects that Rock the Class is a great place to start.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Ben Adkins – Advertorial Master Class

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Pro .NET Framework with the Base Class Library by Roger Villela

Pro .NET Framework with the Base Class Library by Roger Villela
Requirements: .PDF reader, 5,7 MB
Overview: Learn about the fundamentals and inner workings of the Common Type System (CTS) and the Virtual Execution System (VES) of the Common Language Runtime (CLR) and how they relate to the Base Class Library (BCL) from the perspective of the execution environment. The author first gives an introduction to the .NET Framework and describes the architectural and engineering resources required when implementing the .NET Framework on any platform. Next, you will learn about the BCL and understand how to work with system structures including the fundamental built-in types system.array and system.string. You will then learn about the VES along with its methods and functionality. Further, you will go through the Common Intermediate Language (CIL), Assembly Manifest, and versioning. You will also learn how to design and implement libraries in detail by creating a .NET class library. After reading this book, you will understand .NET Framework features, as well as details about the core functionalities of the VES and elements of the CTS.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Fish and Chips, and the British Working Class by John K. Walton

Fish and Chips, and the British Working Class, 1870-1940 by John K. Walton
Requirements: .PDF reader, 13.8 Mb
Overview: Unlike other institutions of central importance to working-class life, the fish-and-chip trade has not yet been rescued from what the author of this book regards as the massive condescension of posterity. In attempting to begin this process, he traces the origins of what was by 1914 an important national industry, setting the economic, social and political context of the trade, charting its spread and analyzing its sources and methods of supply. The book explores themes like: recruitment patterns of decentralized, provincial trades; methods of working; the role of women in the food industry of the period; and the aim, and effectiveness, of trade organizations. It also provides a survey of the effect of convenient, cheap, ready-cooked food on working-class diet, health, lifestyle, economy and politics.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950 by Gerald Horne

Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950: Moguls, Mobsters, Stars, Reds, and Trade Unionists by Gerald Horne
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.5 MB
Overview: As World War II wound down in 1945 and the cold war heated up, the skilled trades that made up the Conference of Studio Unions (CSU) began a tumultuous strike at the major Hollywood studios. This turmoil escalated further when the studios retaliated by locking out CSU in 1946. This labor unrest unleashed a fury of Red-baiting that allowed studio moguls to crush the union and seize control of the production process, with far-reaching consequences.

This engrossing book probes the motives and actions of all the players to reveal the full story of the CSU strike and the resulting lockout of 1946. Gerald Horne draws extensively on primary materials and oral histories to document how limited a "threat" the Communist party actually posed in Hollywood, even as studio moguls successfully used the Red scare to undermine union clout, prevent film stars from supporting labor, and prove the moguls’ own patriotism.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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AWS Class 1 – EC2 Expert Classes, Load Balancing & Auto Scaling with Practicals

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