Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. That belief is wrong. It's cruel. In WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE, Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes. Bruni, a bestselling author and a columnist for the New York Times, shows that the Ivy League has no monopoly on corner offices, governors' mansions, or the most prestigious academic and scientific grants. Through statistics, surveys, and the stories of hugely successful people who didn't attend the most exclusive schools, he demonstrates that many kinds of colleges-large public universities, tiny hideaways in the hinterlands-serve as ideal springboards. And he illuminates how to make the most of them. What matters in the end are a student's efforts in and out of the classroom, not the gleam of his or her diploma. Where you go isn't who you'll be. Americans need to hear that-and this indispensable manifesto says it with eloquence and respect for the real promise of higher education.
Автор: Benaim, Valerie Azeroual, Yves Название: Nicolas sarkozy and carla bruni ISBN: 0907633145 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780907633143 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1194 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: `On the morning of 13 November Jacques Seguela rings me to confirm he`s holding a dinner party that night. I asked `who else is coming?` He rattles through the guests and says that Nicolas Sarkozy will be there too,` Carla Bruni told us. `Did you hesitate to accept the invitation?` we asked. `I didn`t hesitate and I wasn`t surprised to be asked.`
Автор: Bruni, Frank Название: Born Round ISBN: 014311767X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780143117674 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1094 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Bruni, Luigino Zamagni, Stefano Название: Civil economy ISBN: 3039108964 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783039108961 Издательство: Peter Lang Рейтинг: Цена: 5056 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Bruni Luigino Название: Civil Economy ISBN: 1911116002 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781911116004 Издательство: NBN International Рейтинг: Цена: 1922 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: <p>Global financial capitalism has eroded the moral economy on which all economic exchanges ultimately depend. The principles of reciprocity, responsibility and redistribution, which for centuries defined the market place, have been increasingly pushed aside by a growth model that places the pursuit of profit above all else.</p> <p>Luigino Bruni and Stefano Zamagni draw on a rich Italian tradition of civic humanism to advocate a more well-mannered type of economic market – a civil economy – one that places well-being, virtue and the common good alongside more familiar economic goals. They provide a succinct introduction to the civil economy approach and outline the thought and ideas of some of its pioneers and main representatives. The many different fields of application of the civil economy, from the determination of gross domestic product to the management of common goods, from welfare to the organization of production and consumption, are considered.</p> <p>Unlike many post-growth or degrowth movements, rather than seek to replace the market, civil economy seeks to find solutions to social problems within the market, while maximizing human values and minimizing government intervention. It is a distinct and valuable approach, and one that offers individuals, corporations and governments a framework for a humane and socially accountable, yet productive and competitive, system of markets.</p>
Название: Leonardo bruni books ix xii memoirs ISBN: 0674016823 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780674016828 Издательство: Harvard University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2104 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Leonardo Bruni (1370-1444), the leading civic humanist of the Italian Renaissance, served as apostolic secretary to four popes (1405-1414) and chancellor of Florence (1427-1444). This volume includes Bruni`s Memoir, an autobiographical account of the events of his lifetime, and cumulative indexes to the complete History.
Автор: Bruni, Leonardo Название: History of the florentine people ISBN: 0674010663 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780674010666 Издательство: Harvard University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2104 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Bruni`s "History of the Floretine people" in 12 books is generally considered the first modern work of history - it was officially published in 1444. This edition makes it available for the first time in English translation.
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