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Anne-Marie Slaughter

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Anne-Marie Slaughter is an American international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist and public commentator. She received a B.A. from Princeton University in 1980, an M.Phil. from Worcester College, Oxford in 1982, a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1985, and a D.Phil. in international relations from Oxford in 1992.
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Making Americans
Stories of Historic Struggles, New Ideas, and Inspiration in Immigrant Education
Jessica Lander - 2022-10-04
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Discover the inspiring journey of immigrant students as they become Americans with Making Americans. Author Jessica Lander takes readers on a powerful and urgent voyage to understand what it truly takes for immigrant students to excel in America's education system. Lander brings to life captivating stories from the past and present, shedding light on key historical moments and experiments to improve immigrant education. Making Americans is a compelling and remarkable book that will reshape the way educators and policymakers across the country approach immigrant education.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
It's a wonderful book and the subject could not be more timely.      источник
Reid Hoffman
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Hack Your Bureaucracy
Get Things Done No Matter What Your Role on Any Team
Marina Nitze, Nick Sinai - 2022-09-13
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Hack Your Bureaucracy is a practical and empowering book for anyone looking to get big things done and make a lasting impact. With years of experience taking on some of the world's most challenging bureaucracies, authors Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai teach strategies anyone can use to improve their organization through their own stories and those of fellow bureaucracy hackers. This book shows how to get started, take initiative on your own, and transform your ideas into impact using small steps to achieve big change, keeping your end goal in sight, assembling an adept team and network, and turning every opportunity into a chance for change. Whether you're just starting your first entry-level job, run the entire company, or feel trapped by your condo association bylaws, Hack Your Bureaucracy has something for you.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This is absolutely a terrific book. For anyone who wants to change any organization!      источник
Scott Berkun
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The Hemingses of Monticello
An American Family
Annette Gordon-Reed - 2008-09-17
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This historic work sheds light on the Hemings family, who had close blood ties to America's third president, but were purposely erased from history for centuries. The author, Annette Gordon-Reed, traces the Hemings family from its beginnings in Virginia to their dispersal after Jefferson's death. The book delves into the lives of important family members, including Sarah Hemings, aka Sally, who had a 38-year liaison with Jefferson and bore seven of his children. Through the Hemings family, readers gain insight into the complicated and difficult family circumstances of America's past.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This is a terrific book.      источник
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The Power of Giving Away Power
How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go
Matthew Barzun - 2021-06-01
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Discover the revolutionary power of giving away power with this groundbreaking book. By embracing a new organizational shape and mindset - Constellations - leaders can create dynamic and flexible networks of individuals where creativity, trust, and inclusivity thrive. Drawing on historical lessons and personal experiences, the author shows how Constellations have sparked some of the most impactful organizations and innovations in the world. The Power of Giving Away Power will encourage you to recognize the power in others and make the leap to lead together.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This is an important book. It is deeply counter-intuitive to so many, but absolutely necessary if we are going to build a genuinely inclusive and far more equal America. Every leader can act on these precepts right now.      источник
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How the Word Is Passed
A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
Clint Smith - 2021-06-01
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Explore America's complex relationship with slavery through a tour of monuments and landmarks, both honest about the past and those that are not. Follow Clint Smith on an unforgettable journey through places like Monticello and Whitney Plantation, where enslaved people worked and lived. Learn about Angola Prison in Louisiana and Blandford Cemetery, the final resting place of tens of thousands of Confederate soldiers. How the Word Is Passed offers a new understanding of the hopeful role that memory and history can play in understanding our country.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
I am lucky enough to get an early previous of @ClintSmithIII's extraordinary book How the Word Is passed. As @JamesFallows says, don't just buy it, READ IT. It is a book our country needs. @NewAmerica      источник
Tommy VietorWalter Kimbrough
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Beyond the Sand and Sea
One Family's Quest for a Country to Call Home
TY McCormick - 2021-03-30
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A family in search of safety and a place to call home. Follow their story from life in the world's largest refugee camp to their journey to America, where anything was possible. Asad Hussein's dream of writing led to an inspiring story of perseverance, long odds, and uncommon generosity. Beyond the Sand and Sea is a meticulously reported book that highlights the broken refugee resettlement system and the strength of refugees who never lost faith in America.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
Such a great book! And ideal reading at this moment in which the term "immigrant" or "refugee" hides an extraordinary person with a story of resilience and incredible determination.      источник
Lauren Bohn
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Power to the Public
The Promise of Public Interest Technology
Tara Dawson McGuinness - 2021-04-13
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Discover a revolutionary approach to solving the world's most complex challenges. In "Power to the Public," Tara Dawson McGuinness and Hana Schank introduce public interest technology - a game-changing strategy for governments and nonprofits. Learn how a user-centered approach, data analysis, and small pilot programs can lead to more effective solutions. With inspiring stories of success from crisis texting services to foster care systems, this book provides a powerful blueprint for tackling societal issues.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
for all my tweeps, this book is an essential read. It's the future of how we solve public problems -- people and government together. @FordFoundation @darrenwalker You can preorder!      источник
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The Worst Hard Time
The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan - 2018-07-01 (впервые опубликовано в 2005)
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This historical reportage delves into one of the most iconic and catastrophic chapters in American history. The dust storms that ravaged the High Plains during the Depression era were like nothing ever seen before, and Timothy Egan's critically acclaimed debut account spares no detail in chronicling the rise and fall of the region, following a dozen families through the worst of it all. With stunningly evocative writing and heartfelt stories about heroism and perseverance in the face of disaster, this cautionary tale serves as a must-read for anyone interested in the dangers of disrupting nature.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
@JulieZebrak Try "The Worst Hard Times" by Timothy Egan -- fabulous book.      источник
Lisa BloomJess Phoenix
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The Heartbeat of Iran
Real Voices of A Country and Its People
Tara Kangarlou - 2021-06-01
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Explore the untold stories of Iran with The Heartbeat of Iran. This captivating book takes readers on a journey through the everyday lives of Iranians, revealing the diverse people who make up the country's delicate socio-cultural, political, and religious mosaic. From the first female race car driver to the gay son of a general, each portrait adds texture to the rich tapestry of life in Iran, proving that this misunderstood nation deserves to be seen beyond its controversial headlines. Don't miss this illuminating and powerful portrait of a people who yearn to join an international community that often views them through the blur of a hostile political fog.
Anne-Marie Slaughter
This is another terrific book.      источник
The Inevitable by Katie Engelhart
Halfway Home by Reuben Jonathan Miller