Out of Control

Author: Angela Wekx

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 375280310X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 508

View: 3532

Kurz vor ihrem sechzehnten Geburtstag stellt Amunet fest, dass sie über eine außergewöhnliche Gabe verfügt, die sie jedoch nicht kontrollieren kann. Ihr Alltag wird dadurch mehr als kompliziert und, als ob das nicht ausreichen würde, wird sie von einer kriminellen Organisation verfolgt, die sich ihre starken Kräfte zu Nutze machen will. Zum Glück stehen ihr Lara und Mona als Freundinnen zur Seite und auch Tim, ihr Hüter, unterstützt sie nach allen Kräften in dem ungleichen Kampf. Selbst dann noch, als die Lage aussichtslos zu sein scheint und sie erkennen muss, dass sie nicht nur eine Gabe hat.

In Line or Out of Control?

Kommunikative Anschlussnahme in Online-Diskursen

Author: Maren Lübcke

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3531924583

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 306

View: 7091


Out of control

Author: Erika Tamar

Publisher: Atheneum Books

ISBN: 9780689316890

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 202

View: 2247

A talented singer's love turns to obsession when he starts dating the female guitarist in his rock band.

Out of Control

Über die Unverfügbarkeit des historischen Prozesses

Author: Heinz-Dieter Kittsteiner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783825703448

Category: Philosophy

Page: 309

View: 6267


Out Of Control

The New Biology Of Machines, Social Systems, And The Economic World

Author: Kevin Kelly

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 078674703X

Category: Science

Page: 528

View: 6824

Out of Control chronicles the dawn of a new era in which the machines and systems that drive our economy are so complex and autonomous as to be indistinguishable from living things.

Out of Control

Assessing the General Theory of Crime

Author: Erich Goode

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804758190

Category: Social Science

Page: 270

View: 2951

A supplemental textbook that examines the self-control theory of crime from a range of perspectives, both supportive and critical.

Out Of Control

Author: Shannon McKenna

Publisher: Kensington Books

ISBN: 0758282540

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 3628

In Behind Closed Doors and Standing in the Shadows, Shannon McKenna introduced the McCloud Brothers: intense, rugged, and super-sexy. Now, Davy McCloud is about to meet a woman he can't trust--or live without. . . Disillusioned P.I. Davy McCloud has an ironclad rule: never follow blind impulse when it comes to women. But he breaks it the instant gorgeous Margo Vetter shows up to teach at the gym next door. The sexual hunger--and the instinctual protectiveness--that she awakens is much too strong to resist. Broke and on the run, framed for a murder she didn't commit, Margot has no one to turn to but Davy McCloud. But the closer he comes, the more Margot discovers that holding back--or hiding--from this enigmatic, powerful man is impossible. In every way. . . Then passion flares with unexpected intensity. But Margot's past has finally caught up with her, and life is about to get more than complicated. It's turning deadly. . .

Mission: Out of Control

Author: Susan May Warren

Publisher: Steeple Hill

ISBN: 9781426888687

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 5524

Brody "Wick" Wickham is a former Green Beret turned security agent—with a 100 percent mission success rate. No way is his new assignment changing that. Even if it's protecting a diva American rock star while she's on tour in Europe. Except Veronica "Vonya" Wagner isn't just a beautiful celebrity used to having her way—she's the daughter of a U.S. Senator. And she's hiding a dangerous secret. When Wick discovers what's at stake, how far over the line will he go to keep them both alive?

Parenting Out of Control

Anxious Parents in Uncertain Times

Author: Margaret K. Nelson

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814758687

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 276

View: 9216

They go by many names: helicopter parents, hovercrafts, PFHs (Parents from Hell). The news media is filled with stories of well-intentioned parents going to ridiculous extremes to remove all obstacles from their child’s path to greatness . . . or at least to an ivy league school. From cradle to college, they remain intimately enmeshed in their children’s lives, stifling their development and creating infantilized, spoiled, immature adults unprepared to make the decisions necessary for the real world. Or so the story goes. Drawing on a wealth of eye-opening interviews with parents across the country, Margaret K. Nelson cuts through the stereotypes and hyperbole to examine the realities of what she terms “parenting out of control.” Situating this phenomenon within a broad sociological context, she finds several striking explanations for why today’s prosperous and well-educated parents are unable to set realistic boundaries when it comes to raising their children. Analyzing the goals and aspirations parents have for their children as well as the strategies they use to reach them, Nelson discovers fundamental differences among American parenting styles that expose class fault lines, both within the elite and between the elite and the middle and working classes. Nelson goes on to explore the new ways technology shapes modern parenting. From baby monitors to cell phones (often referred to as the world’s longest umbilical cord), to social networking sites, and even GPS devices, parents have more tools at their disposal than ever before to communicate with, supervise, and even spy on their children. These play important and often surprising roles in the phenomenon of parenting out of control. Yet the technologies parents choose, and those they refuse to use, often seem counterintuitive. Nelson shows that these choices make sense when viewed in the light of class expectations. Today’s parents are faced with unprecedented opportunities and dangers for their children, and are evolving novel strategies to adapt to these changes. Nelson’s lucid and insightful work provides an authoritative examination of what happens when these new strategies go too far.

Out of Control

The Science of Wildfires

Author: Lyn A. Sirota

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 075654064X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 47

View: 5562

Out of Control is a Capstone Press publication.

Running Out of Control

Dilemmas of Globalization

Author: R. Alan Hedley

Publisher: Kumarian Press

ISBN: 1565491513

Category: Social Science

Page: 235

View: 9725

* Shows how our attempt to gain control through technology and interconnected systems actually leaves us more open to threat * Uses a concrete systems-theory approach to explain globalization’s impact on contemporary society * Presents approaches and strategies to correct the threats of a globalized world Is globalization reducing our ability to guide our futures? Hedley contends that although humankind has historically gained increasing power over its fate, the trajectory of control is now on a downward course. While our globalized systems provide greater scale, access, speed, and efficiency than ever before, we are paradoxically becoming more vulnerable to unseen risks thanks to the massive information and communication infrastructure. This book tells us how to take back control.


A Planet Out of Control?

Author: Francis Delpeuch

Publisher: Earthscan

ISBN: 1849771472

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 201

View: 2321

First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Out of Control (The Kincaid Brides Book #1)

Author: Mary Connealy

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441269916

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 4365

Julia Gilliland has always been interested in the natural world around her. She particularly enjoys her outings to the cavern near her father's homestead, where she explores for fossils and formations, and plans to write a book about her discoveries. The cave seems plenty safe--until the day a mysterious intruder steals the rope she uses to find her way out. Rafe Kincaid has spent years keeping his family's cattle ranch going, all without help from his two younger brothers, who fled the ranch--and Rafe's controlling ways--as soon as they were able. He's haunted by one terrible day at the cave on a far-flung corner of the Kincaid property, a day that changed his life forever. Ready to put the past behind him, he plans to visit the cave one final time. He sure doesn't expect to find a young woman trapped in one of the tunnels--or to be forced to kiss her! Rafe is more intrigued by Julia than any woman he's ever known, but how can he overlook her fascination with the cave he despises? And when his developing relationship with Julia threatens his chance at reconciliation with his brothers, will he be forced to choose between the family bonds that could restore his trust and the love that could heal his heart?

Autonomous Technology

Technics-out-of-control as a Theme in Political Thought

Author: Langdon Winner

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262730495

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 386

View: 7224

The truth of the matter is that our deficiency does not lie in the want of well-verified "facts." What we lack is our bearings. The contemporary experience of things technological has repeatedly confounded our vision, our expectations, and our capacity to make intelligent judgments. Categories, arguments, conclusions, and choices that would have been entirely obvious in earlier times are obvious no longer. Patterns of perceptive thinking that were entirely reliable in the past now lead us systematically astray. Many of our standard conceptions of technology reveal a disorientation that borders on dissociation from reality. And as long as we lack the ability to make our situation intelligible, all of the "data" in the world will make no difference. ;From the Introduction

Bodies Out of Control

Rethinking Science Texts

Author: Matthew Weinstein

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9781433105159

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 7369

"What is the cultural politics of science, health, and disease in the U.S.? Bodies Out of Control explores this question through a series of case studies. From its in-depth examination of the discussions of sickle-cell anemia, schistosomiasis, and cancerin middle school and high school textbooks to its analysis of the news coverage of the anthrax attacks of 2001, the book reveals the entanglements of science, colonialism, nationalism, and identity. The book also explores how the meaning of science itself is worked through in public discourses, offering alternatively medical salvation, confusion, and a vision of a world without pleasure. Finally, to explore what agency and a critical practice of engaging science in classrooms and elsewhere might look like, the book turns to the writings of politicized human research subjects, which demonstrate a spectrum of possibilities for more democratic engagements with science. As a whole, the book emphasizes the importance of engaging texts critically in science education and the ways that the cultural politics of science works through images of human and institutional bodies in and out of control."--Publisher's description.

Out of Control

Confrontations between Spinoza and Levinas

Author: Richard A. Cohen

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438461097

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

View: 1307

Explores the fundamental confrontations between Spinoza and Levinas in ethics, politics, science, and religion.

After the end of superstitious religion, what is the meaning of the world? Baruch Spinoza’s answer is truth, Emmanuel Levinas’s is goodness: science versus ethics. In Out of Control, Richard A. Cohen brings this debate to life, providing a nuanced exposition of Spinoza and Levinas and the confrontations between them in ethics, politics, science, and religion.

Spinoza is the control, the inexorable defensive logic of administrative rationality, where freedom is equated to necessity—a seventeenth-century glimpse of Orwellian doublespeak and Big Brother. Levinas is the way out: transcendence not of God, being, and logic but of the other person experienced as moral obligation. To alleviate the suffering of others—nothing is more important! Spinoza wagers everything on mathematical truth, discarding the rest as ignorance and illusion; for Levinas, nothing surpasses the priorities of morality and justice, to create a world in which humans can be human and not numbers or consumers, drudges or robots.

Situating these two thinkers in today’s context, Out of Control responds to the fear of dehumanization in a world flattened by the alliance of positivism and plutocracy. It offers a nonideological ethical alternative, a way out and up, in the nobility of one human being helping another, and the solidarity that moves from morality to justice.

“Cohen’s work here is nothing short of spectacular. His analysis of the mathematical and scientific foundations of Spinoza’s philosophy is exemplary. Lucidly, meticulously, and with very disciplined analysis he conveys the force, power, and influence of Spinoza’s philosophy on contemporary religious thought.” — Richard I. Sugarman, University of Vermont

“Richard Cohen has managed to not merely bring these two notoriously difficult philosophers into conversation with each other, but to do so in an extremely readable way. Indeed, he is able to explain extremely difficult philosophical disputes with clarity and to convey a palpable sense of excitement.” — Robert Erlewine, author of Monotheism and Tolerance: Recovering a Religion of Reason

Out of Control

Family Therapy and Domestic Disorder

Author: Jaber F. Gubrium

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452246092

Category: Psychology

Page: 257

View: 2143

Counselling techniques that can help families regain control and causes of families breaking up are among the topics explored in this ethnographic account of therapeutic sessions. Two very different views of what a family is and how it becomes `out of control' emerge, resulting in vastly different therapeutic approaches. Gubrium compares two family counselling facilities - a community outpatient centre and a private family-focused psychiatric hospital - which have radically different concepts of the family. One setting examines a family's system including hidden structures, power relations, language and interaction as clues to the family's dysfunction. The other is concerned with affective relationships and deep emotions, h

Out of Control Too

Super Star

Author: D'Bora

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781452051239

Category: Fiction

Page: 376

View: 2583

“Out of Control,” was just the beginning of what life can be when Danielle Daniels becomes Queen of the Elizabeth Homeless Shelters and has now reach notoriety and success. But, not without a cost. She got what she wanted and now she meets her match. Little adorable Jermesa Anderson growing up with her parent’s tainted bloodline and the exposure of Danielle’s lavish lifestyle, she is something to contend with. As a young girl she is intelligent and beyond her years. When Jermesa florishes into womanhood, Anthony Ross the famous mega recording and movie star, helps Jermesa become an entertainment wonder as a famous talk show host. Through the camera lens is not always a true image of what you see. Thrown into the fast world of high expectations, Jermesa rises to the occasion, or does she? With all of Danielle’s and Jermesa’s intricate relationships and emotions, it will take them to true happiness and to great demise. This story progresses from book one of the trilogy, “Out Of Control,” with double the drama and excitement like the big screen. No matter what it’s show time! Each chapter will leave you wondering will Jermesa Anderson be “Out of Control Too?” Don’t miss the third book of the trilogy, “Destiny.” See what the future holds for Jermesa and her new found family as she discovers that whatever you do, you can’t control, “Destiny.” Surprises and moral dilemma will embark upon her. It will be out of this world!

God: Out of Control, Out of the Box, Out of Time

Author: Don Nori

Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

ISBN: 0768489792

Category: Religion

Page: 224

View: 5912

God Out of Control shouts the fact that God’s Presence is not constrained by time, manmade walls around Him, or self-limiting and God-constraining mindsets. Statistics abound about the large numbers of people leaving organized religion and the general disenchantment with all things spiritual as presented by Western religions. Secularists, politicians, political correctness police, public education, government, and law enforcement have all stepped up unwarranted persecution of religion in general and Christianity in particular. These anti-Christ systems are encouraged to continue by the obvious lack of push-back by the religious machines in the United States. Genuine believers, the grassroots movement of quiet anarchy, are quickly dismissed as fringe groups with no real power or organization. Little do the masters of deception understand the inner workings of the Holy Spirit that are reminiscent of the times of the apostles and the early church founders. These early believers knew and understood that He who was in them was greater than who was in the world (1 John 4:4). They could not be bullied, silenced, or ignored. They escaped from legalistic traditions and the mind-numbing status

Out of Control

Author: Janice Macdonald

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459218698

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 810

"Happy birthday. Meet your new mother." Suffice it to say, Daisy's childhood had been less than idyllic. It hadn't been easy growing up the daughter of the great Frank Truman—a respected and prolific painter who was not what he'd appeared. Even fifteen years after his death, Daisy is still trying to deal with her mixed feelings, not helped one bit by the arrival of a persistent biographer. Nicholas Wynne wants to write the definitive account of the artist's life, not stir up old ghosts for Truman's daughter. He'd certainly never intended to fall in love. So what's he going to do with his newfound revelations about Daisy's secret and traumatic past?