Addressing Climate Change in Local Water Agency Plans

This report describes an approach for planning under deep uncertainty, Robust Decision Making (RDM), and demonstrates its use by the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID). Using RDM, the authors and EID tested the robustness of current long-term water management plans and more robust alternatives across more than 50 futures reflecting different assumptions about future climate, […]

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Normative and Pragmatic Dimensions of Genetic Counseling

This book provides an elaboration and evaluation of the dominant conceptions of genetic counseling as they are accounted for in three different models: the teaching model; the psychotherapeutic model; and the responsibility model. The elaboration of these models involves an identification of the larger traditions, visions and theories of communication that underwrite them; the evaluation […]

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New Passages

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions of readers literally defined their lives through Gail Sheehy’s landmark bestseller Passages. Seven years ago she set out to write a sequel, but instead she discovered a historic revolution in the adult life cycle. . . People are taking longer to grow up and much longer to die. […]

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Responsible Business

Until recently, profit has been the driving force for most business decisions. However, business leaders must now look more widely at their actions to assess the impact of these on people both inside and outside the organization as well as the environment. Responsible Business provides a seven step framework that eliminates internal bias and can […]

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Counseling Pregnancy, Politics, and Biomedicine

Examine the impact and importance reproduction and genetics have on religious values Counseling Pregnancy, Politics, and Biomedicine: Empowering Discernment explains the mystery of the God-human relationship so ministers, priests, and pastors can follow the ethics and mechanics of counseling human reproductive health and be informed on issues of religion, medical experimentation, and politics. The unique […]

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Self Comes to Mind

A leading neuroscientist explores with authority, with imagination, and with unparalleled mastery how the brain constructs the mind and how the brain makes that mind conscious. Antonio Damasio has spent the past thirty years researching and and revealing how the brain works. Here, in his most ambitious and stunning work yet, he rejects the long-standing idea […]

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Kam V and VI: Public Policy and Television

My work applies to a self-designed doctoral program, with a particular emphasis on media arts and democracy in television. This module will help fortify an understanding of learning theories as applied to education and democracy aspects of policy issues facing television, especially as the theories relate to domestic and international new related events. Breadth examine theoretical basis of processes associated […]

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The Comprehensive INFP Survival Guide

Despite their agreeable demeanor, INFPs represent one of the most passionate and complex personality types within the Myers-Briggs Inventory. Employing a wholly unique stack of cognitive functions, this type sees the world around them not just as it is but also as it could be—making them a deeply imaginative and highly idealistic personality. In this […]

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Decide

There are times when fussing over a decision is at best unhelpful. There are times when you should rely on your gut instinct. And then there are strategic decisions that deal with the biggest issues facing your organisation and which are being made within a large cloud of uncertainty. These are the decisions that you […]

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