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The purpose of this book is to contribute to the understanding of Developmental O and M, independent movement and travel in blind children. The goals of this book are: To increase knowledge of a developmental perspective for the young blind child with positive, useful information, gained from many years of experience working with blind children as an O and M professional To increase confidence both in thinking about the blind child's O and M needs and in interactions with the blind child To promote in blind children a positive thinking about their own movement and travel and to view themselves as travelers To facilitate the setting of age -and stage- appropriate movement and travel expectations for blind children. To offer an alternative "developmental approach" to conventional practices which derive from an "adult-centered model" To be a provocative catalyst for positive change in the field of O and M Unlike many books and articles on orientation and mobility (O&M) for blind children, this one is not about the effect of blindness on movement.Such an inquiry is self defeating from the start, as it often begins with misconceptions and deficit-thinking about blindness and the blind child's early motor development. Instead, this book is about the effect of movement on development and the importance of movement experiences for the development of independent movement and travel in blind children. It has a clear premise: blind children must become "active movers" if they are to become independent " travelers."
An ethnography of the development and travel of the New Zealand model of neoliberal welfare reform, this study explores the social life of policy, which is one of process, motion, and change. Different actors, including not only policy elites but also providers and recipients, engage with it in light of their own resources and knowledge. Drawing on two analytic frameworks of the contemporary anthropology of policy-translation and assemblage-Kingfisher situates policy as an artifact and architect of cultural meaning, as well as a site of power struggles. All points of engagement with policy are approached as sites of policy production that serve to transform it as well as reproduce it. As such, A Policy Travelogue provides an antidote to theorizations of policy as a-cultural, rational, and straightforwardly technical. Catherine Kingfisher is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge. She is editor of Western Welfare in Decline: Globalization and Women's Poverty (2002) and author of Women in the American Welfare Trap (1996). Her research focuses on policy, governance, personhood, gender, and, most recently, happiness and well-being.
"BUDGET TRAVEL - The Ultimate Guide" shares an abundance of information for both the occasional traveller looking for great deals and discounts as well as anyone looking for long term travel and location independence. PART 1 - covers numerous ways to save BIG on airfare, accommodation, car rental and much more, including: - Mistake Airfares, finding Budget Airlines worldwide, booking free Stop-Overs in amazing cities, strategies for booking Round-The-World tickets - Travel Hacking: FREE flights anyone....? - How to find Rental Car Discount Coupons in seconds & a new trending form of inexpensive car rental that you probably never heard of.... - The most comprehensive resource for train travel anywhere in the world - Cruise Ship Discounts - Free Accomodation (yes, that exists....) - Where to find the best last minute offers - Appartment rental in Europe - a booking site that lets you earn miles for each hotel stay PART 2 - Getting Paid to Travel! shows numerous ways to work abroad and earn a living while travelling, including: - Cruise Ships & Private Yachts - National Parks - Adventure Guide - NGOs - Teaching English Abroad and much more... PART 3 - continues the theme of location dependence with a multitude of advice for becoming a Digital Nomad and Online Entrepeneurship. Working online provides the freedom to live anywhere in the world and explore ever new cultures and regions. This section covers many different forms of building a freelance business - even if you think you have no relevant skills.... Also, advice on how to start a travel blog and score discounts and free trips as well as a solid income for years to come. PART 4 - covers additional resources from Travel Insurance to helpful Travel Apps, Visa Applications and Safety Tips. Written by a Digital Nomad & Travel Blogger with many years of first-hand experience, this book will provide all the tools you need to create amazing travel adventures for yourself and your family without spending a fortune and - if that's your dream - the tools to become a long term traveller, free to go wherever you wish with sound strategies for financial sustenance that can keep you travelling for years to come.
Workflow management systems enjoy increasing popularity due to their ability to coordinate and streamline complex organizational processes within organizations of all sizes. Control of these processes allows an organization to reengineer and improve or adapt them. Interest in workflow management systems was demonstrated in the early 1990s by an increased number of commercial products in an estimated $2 billion market. This book addresses recent advances in workflow management systems. Based on a NATO workshop held in 1997, it is an integrated collection of papers by leading international researchers. Topics emphasized include interoperability, Internet technologies to improve system capabilities, scalable and dynamic cooperation technologies, and workflow system prototypes.
This volume offers a reappraisal of the topic of scientific and technological traveling and takes the viewpoint of the European peripheries, including case studies of Portugal, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Russia, Hungary and the Scandinavian countries. It contributes to the clarification of mechanisms of appropriation of scientific ideas, instruments, practices and of technological expertise. It is of interest to scholars and students of history and philosophy of science and technology, cultural and social history, science, technology and society studies.
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