An Act to Incorporate the City of Chicago:Passed March 4, 1837 (Classic Reprint) Chicago Illinois
Al Capone and the Chicago Underworld incorporates some elements of Canasta to the Mystery Rummy series with players scoring various bonuses for collecting complete sets. Sets have varying numbers of cards in them, from Mike Heitler with four cards up to Al Capone with eight. The four types of gavel card make cards accessible everywhere: Agent Meeting´´ searches other players´ hands, ´´Eliot Ness´´ searches the deck, ´´search Warrant´´ looks in the discard pile, and ´´Raid´´ allows you to take an opponent´s already melded cards, provided that you have at least three melded. All these mechanisms help you complete your sets, but also put you on guard against your opponent doing the same.´´
Commemorating traumatic events means attempting to activate collective memory. By examining images, metonymic invocations, built environments and digital outreach interventions, this book establishes some of the cognitive and emotional responses that make us incorporate the past suffering of others as a painful legacy of our own. Margarita Saona is Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. She is the author of Novelas Familiares: Figuraciones de la nación en la novela latinoamericana contemporánea and numerous articles on gender, memory, and national identity.
Dying is what changed Mary O´Reilly´s life. Well, actually, coming back from the dead and having the ability to communicate with ghosts is really what did it. Now, a private investigator in rural Freeport, Illinois, Mary´s trying to learn how to incorporate her experience as a Chicago cop and new-found talent into a real job. Her challenge is to solve the mysteries, get real evidence (a ghost´s word just doesn´t hold up in court), and be sure the folks in town, especially the handsome new police chief, don´t think she´s nuts. Twenty-four years ago, a young woman drowned in the swimming pool of a newly elected state senator. It was ruled an accident. But now, as the senator prepares to move on to higher positions, the ghost of the woman is appearing to the Senator´s wife. Mary is hired to discover the truth behind the death. She unearths a connection between the murder and the disappearance of five little girls whose cases, 24 years later, are still all unsolved. As she digs further, she becomes the next target for the serial killers´ quest to tie up all his loose ends. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Erin Spencer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/005371de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With a revised understanding of the science and philosophy behind human needs, businesses will be better equipped to provide long-term satisfaction for their customers. Mark uncovers a framework that will help businesses identify human needs and incorporate this perspective into strategy, and then focuses each chapter on a specific emotional need. MARK INGWER Founder and managing partner of an international market research firm, Insight Consulting Group. His consulting work has been featured in Business Week , New York Times , Crains , Brandweek , Chicago Tribune , Chicago Sun-Times , Admap , Bloomberg Markets , Product Management Today , Marketing News , and Advertising Age . He is a former Adjunct Professor at Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, USA.
From Jenniffer Weigel´s radio show on WGN in Chicago called I´m Spiritual, Dammit! comes this collection of podcasts on spirituality in the business place. In conversations with business leaders and experts - from CEO consultants to money managers - these interviewees tell why they believe in the need to incorporate spiritual practices into their business model for greater success. Included are interviews with Jennifer Connor, CEO of Mustard Girl Mustard, and Kathryn Guylay, author of Mountain Mantras: Wellness and Life Lessons from the Slopes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennifer Connor, Kathryn Guylay, Jenniffer Weigel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/010560de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lifestyle - the manner in which people live - is fundamental to health, wellness, and prevention of disease. It follows that attention to lifestyle is critically important to effective and successful health care. But heres the challenge: health care professionals receive very little, if any, formal training about lifestyle counseling and therefore are ill equipped to incorporate lifestyle issues into clinical practice. In response, Lifestyle Medicine is evolving as a means to fill this knowledge gap. Lifestyle medicine approaches health and wellness by harnessing the power of lifestyle-related behaviors and influencing the environment we live in. It is a formal approach that promises to enhance and strengthen a re-invigorated health care system that is still outpaced by the epidemic proportions and complexity of chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, depression, hypertension, and cancer, among others. Lifestyle Medicine: A Manual for Clinical Practice presents this formal approach in a pragmatic context. This unique and practical manual provides clear and succinct guidance on nearly all aspects of lifestyle medicine. The approach is both explanatory and pragmatic, providing case studies and bulleted translation of academic information into clinical practice recommendations. There is an emphasis on scientific evidence wherever possible as well as opinions by the expert chapter authors who practice lifestyle medicine. There is a how-to rationality to the book, consistent with a premise that any and all health care professionals should, and perhaps must, incorporate lifestyle medicine. A valuable checklist is included at the close of the book that summarizes key points and provides a practical tool for routine patient encounters. Jeffrey I. Mechanick, M.D. Clinical Professor of Medicine Director, Metabolic Support Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Disease Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York NY Robert F. Kushner, MD Professor of Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern Comprehensive Center on Obesity Chicago, IL, USA
This book addresses issues central to todays Catholic Church, focusing on the relationship between various religions in different contexts and regions across the world. The diverse array of contributors present an inclusively interfaith enterprise, investigating a wide range of encounters and perspectives. The essays include approaches from the Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, and Baháí traditions, in a variety of geographic contexts. Contributors reflect on Muslims in the West, Christian-Buddhist social activism, and on Chinese, Indian, and Japanese religions. The volume also explores the experiences of communities that are often marginalized and overlooked such as the Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders of Australia and the Karen tribal peoples of Thailand. Contributors examine the works of the Focolare, Gülen, and Rissh? K?sei-kai movements, and integrate the vision of Raimon Panikkar and Ken Wilber. Chapters incorporate discussions of dialogue documents such as Nostra Aetate and Dabru Emet, and methodologies such as Receptive Ecumenism, Comparative Theology, and Scriptural Reasoning. Among other goals, the book seeks to offer glimpses into interfaith dialogues across the world and examine what Christians can learn from other religions and global contexts. Edmund Kee-Fook Chia is originally from Malaysia. He served for eight years as Executive Secretary of Interreligious Dialogue for the Asian Bishops Conferences, and taught for seven years at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, USA. Since 2011 he has been teaching at the Australian Catholic University. He is the author of Edward Schillebeeckx and Interreligious Dialogue.
This book develops an original and comprehensive theory of political liberalism. It defends bold new accounts of the nature of autonomy and individual liberty, the content of distributive justice, and the justification for the authority of the State. The theory that emerges integrates contemporary progressive and pluralistic liberalism into a broadly Aristotelian intellectual tradition. The early chapters of the book challenge the traditional conservative idea of individual liberty-the liberty to dispose of ones property as one wishes-and replace it with a new one, according to which liberty is of equal value to all persons, regardless of economic position. The middle chapters present an original theory of socio-economic justice, arguing that a society in which every citizen enjoys an equal share of liberty should be the distributive goal of the State. It is argued that this goal is incompatible with the existence of large disparities in wealth and economic power, and that ( contra conservative and libertarian economic arguments) such disparities are harmful to the overall health of national and global economies. The final chapters provide an original argument that the State has both a moral duty and a moral right to pursue this program of socio-economic justice ( contra conservative and libertarian moral arguments), and that only the measures necessary to implement this program lie within the morally justifiable limits on the States authority. Though primarily a political work, it spans most areas of practical philosophy-including ethical, social, and legal theory; and meta-ethics, moral psychology, and action theory. And though fundamentally a philosophical work, it incorporates research from a number of fields-including decision theory, economics, political science, and jurisprudence; primatology, neuroscience, and psychology; and history, anthropology, sociology, and ecology-and is sure to be of interest to a wide range of scholars and students. James Sherman is a lecturer in the Program in Ethics, Society, and Law at Trinity College, University of Toronto. He has been a research fellow of the University of Torontos Centre for Ethics, and the recipient of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada fellowship. He holds degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Texas at Austin, and has published articles in the areas of moral, political, and legal philosophy.
Can Islamic finance save the global system? Islamic Finance and the New Financial System describes how the adoption of Islamic finance principles in future regulatory decisions could help prevent future shocks in the global financial system. Using illustrations and examples to highlight key points in recent history, this book discusses the causes of financial crises, why they are becoming more frequent and increasingly severe, and how the new financial system will incorporate elements of Islamic finance - whether deliberately or not. With an introspective look at the system and an examination of the misconceptions and deficiencies in theory vs. practice, readers will learn why Islamic finance has not been as influential as it should be on the larger global system. Solutions to these crises are thoroughly detailed, and the author puts forth a compelling argument about what can be expected in the future. Despite international intervention and global policy changes, the financial system remains in a fragile state. There is an argument to be made about integrating Islamic finance into the new system to facilitate stronger resilience, and this book explains the nuts and bolts of the idea while providing the reader with a general understanding of Islamic finance. Understand the key principles of Islamic finance Examine the history of the current financial system Discover how Islamic finance can help build a new debt-free economy Learn how Islamic finance theory doesnt always dictate practice Although Islamic finance is a growing market, it is still a foreign concept to many. Those within the Islamic finance circles wonder why the system has yet to gain broader appeal despite its ability to create a strong and well-balanced economy. Islamic Finance and the New Financial System provides clever analysis and historical background to put the issues into perspective. TARIQ ALRIFAI has been involved in Islamic finance for more than 18 years. He is an active public speaker on Islamic finance around the world and a leading authority on Islamic funds and investment products. He has written for publications such as Euromoney Books and the Harvard University Forum on Islamic Finance, and was a contributing author of Contemporary Islamic Finance: Innovations, Applications and Best Practices , published in 2013. He is often quoted in print and electronic media, including the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, and CNBC Arabia. Tariq was previously the Global Director of Islamic Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices. He also served as Vice President of UIB Capital, a U.S.-based private equity firm. Prior to this, he was Vice President and Manager of HSBC Banks Islamic Finance Program in the United States. In 1996 Tariq founded Failaka Advisors, which was the first-ever organization to monitor and publish research on Islamic funds. Tariq holds an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago and a bachelors degree in international business from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.