In the 1970s Bruce Lee emerged as the world's greatest fighting star - an accolade he has kept ever since. He battled to succeed in America in spite of the racial prejudice that denied him a starring role, eventually making films in Hong Kong that turned him into a star - the highest-paid movie star of his day. His controversial death, at the age of thirty-two when he was at the height of his powers, has given him a James-Dean style enduring appeal. In Bruce Lee - Fighting Spirit, Bruce Thomas has written a complete account not only of Lee's life and death, but of the fighting philosophy he developed (jeet kune do) which made him the greatest exponent of martial arts in modern times. In this updated edition he reassesses Lee's skills and examines the enduring impact of his legacy - on action films and martial arts today. As an icon Bruce Lee's popularity continues to grow and this book is a fitting tribute to an extraordinary man whose achievements have never been surpassed. 'An endlessly stimulating accout of Lee's life and times' Loaded
Dans le Monde Hyborien de Conan le barbare, une paysanne des steppes d'Hyrkanie vit ses derniers moments d'insouciance. Des mercenaires font irruption et tuent sa famille avant d'abuser d'elle. Scathach, la déesse rouge, entendant les suppliques de la pauvrette, la pare d'un don pour le maniement des armes qui la rend invincible. Une seule condition : elle ne devra en aucun cas s'adonner à la chair avec un homme qui ne l'aura dominé au combat. Ainsi naît Red Sonja, la diablesse à l'épée et au tempérament revêche. Née d'une nouvelle de Robert E. Howard, le créateur de Conan, et d'un scénario de RoyThomas, Red Sonja prend corps dans la tenue qu'on lui connaît sous le trait d'Esteban Maroto et prendra son essor dans une série à son nom avec Frank Thorne, en1975. Ce livre est le premier d'une série de 4.
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A completely revised and expanded one-volume legal resource for tax-exempt healthcare organizations A complete and up-to-date legal resource for tax-exempt healthcare organizations and their advisors, this Fourth Edition, equips you with a comprehensive, one-volume source of detailed information on federal law covering tax-exempt healthcare organizations. The Fourth Edition of this practical, down-to-earth book tackles complex legal issues by providing you with plain-English explanations and the appropriate legal citations for further research. Revised with new discussions on healthcare reform, the Affordable Care Act, IRS initiatives, executive compensation, commercial activity by tax-exempt organizations, political campaign activity, charitable reforms, governance, restrictions on supporting organizations, intermediate sanctions, and much more Provides detailed documentation and citations, including references to regulations, rulings, cases, and tax literature Includes an exhaustive index allowing for quick and easy reference Offers annual supplements to keep readers apprised of the latest developments affecting tax-exempt healthcare organizations Written by leading experts in the fields of healthcare and nonprofit law, this comprehensive and vital resource has been completely revised and updated to present a clear view of complicated legal and tax issues.
A hands-on guide to the most pertinent and critical legal issues facing those who lead and manage tax-exempt colleges and universities Nonprofit Law for Colleges and Universities is a practical, accessible guide to nonprofit law as it is specifically applicable to exempt colleges and universities, and their related entities, such as fundraising foundations, endowment funds, supporting organizations, for-profit subsidiaries, and limited liability companies. Topics discussed will include governance, endowment funds management, the annual reporting requirements, and the unrelated business rules Written by the country's leading authorities on tax-exempt organizations Features essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English Presented in question-and-answer format, divided according to major topic areas that are of interest to those who lead and manage tax-exempt colleges and universities Designed for the management and leadership of colleges and universities, as well as others working in the higher education field, such as lawyers, accountants, and fundraising/development personnel, Nonprofit Law for Colleges and Universities allows readers to easily search for and find answers to questions, putting all the information they need right at their fingertips.
The ultimate insider guide to managing your nonprofit effectively and protecting its mission-all in one affordable collection This e-book bundle demystifies nonprofit laws and financial responsibilities, providing you with the expert advice to financially manage your nonprofit effectively and understand its complex legal issues. Written by renowned nonprofit leaders Bruce Hopkins, Thomas McLaughlin, and Laurence Scot, the Nonprofit Law and Finance Essentials e-book collection equips you to meet and manage your nonprofit's legal and financial obligations with step-by-step guidance, practical tools, and concrete strategies. Fundraising Law Made Easy/Bruce R. Hopkins-features the ins and outs of fundraising law from nonprofit law authority Bruce Hopkins Streetsmart Financial Basics for Nonprofit Managers, Third Edition/Thomas A. McLaughlin-presents plain-English direction for reading, interpreting, and implementing financial data The Simplified Guide to Not-for-Profit Accounting, Formation & Reporting/Laurence Scot-offers a wealth of solid information for understanding nonprofit financial transactions, financial statements, and internal and external reports Learn how constitutional law, governance, and IRS audit practices pertain to charitable fundraising. Make management decisions that ensure your organization's long-term financial viability. Navigate unique nonprofit accounting rules. It's all at your fingertips with Wiley's Nonprofit Law & Finance Essentials e-book set, equipping you with the tools to manage money and mission.
In 2014, the Chemical Signals in Vertebrates (CSiV) group held its 13th triennial meeting in conjunction with the 30th meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE). The meeting convened on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This meeting was the first held jointly with these two groups, which share common history and are dedicated to understanding the role of chemical communication in the lives of organisms. This volume is a collection of the proceedings of this meeting and, like the meeting, cover a variety of topics in chemical ecology, including Chemical Ecology of Social Behavior; Chemical Signals - Analysis and Synthesis; Evolution, Genomics, and Transcriptomics of Chemical Signals; Molecular Mechanisms of Semiochemical Perception and Processing; Multimodal Communication; and Neuroethology and Neurophysiology.
This volume contains a selection of chapters base on papers presented at the Fourth Seattle Symposium in Biostatistics: Clinical Trials. The symposium was held in 2010 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine. It featured keynote lectures by David DeMets and Susan Ellenberg and 16 invited presentations by other prominent researchers. The papers contained in this volume encompass recent methodological advances in several important clinical trials research, such as biomarkers, meta-analyses, sequential and adaptive clinical trials, and various genetic bioinformatic techniques. This volume will be a valuable reference for researchers and practitioners in the field of clinical trials.
Get up to date on 2019 healthcare law and newly relevant issues The Law of Tax-Exempt Healthcare Organizations 2019 Supplement provides complete and comprehensive practitioner updates and analysis in a single volume. Tackling complex legal issues with plain-English explanations and the appropriate citations, this guide is a must-have resource for organizations and their advisors. The companion website provides extensive appendices for further reference, as well as helpful downloadable tables that facilitate a more efficient approach to practice. Healthcare law is a complex field, and keeping up with the frequent changes to federal law is itself a full time job. This book eliminates the need for extended research time by collecting all of the newest and relevant guidelines into one place. Get up to date on the latest IRS forms, guidance, and procedures Interpret complex legal issues correctly and appropriately Reference relevant federal guidelines quickly and easily Access extensive appendices and tables to streamline application As the field evolves and new issues arise, practitioners need a working knowledge of the legal implications behind organizational activities, structure, practices, and more. This most recent annual supplement to The Law of Tax-Exempt Healthcare Organizations is a must-have resource for anyone in the field.
The New Form 990 covers the law, policy, and preparation of the new IRS Form 990. It includes summaries of the law underlying each of the parts and questions in the return, so that the preparer can understand the background law in formulating answers on the return. The subject matter is particularly timely and relevant given the release of the draft Form 990 last summer, the expected release of the final Form 990 in early 2008, and the commencement of the first tax year to which the form applies on January 1, 2008.
Free-living birds encounter multiple health hazards brought on by viruses, bacteria, and fungi, some which in turn can significantly impact other animal populations and human health. Newly emerging diseases and new zoonotic forms of older diseases have brought increased global attention to the health of wild bird populations. Recognition and management of these diseases is a high priority for all those involved with wildlife.
Infectious Diseases of Wild Birds provides biologists, wildlife managers, wildlife and veterinary health professionals and students with the most comprehensive reference on infectious viral, bacterial and fungal diseases affecting wild birds. Bringing together contributions from an international team of experts, the book offers the most complete information on these diseases, their history, causative agents, significance and population impact. Focusing on more than just treatment, special emphasis is given to disease processes, recognition and epidemiology.
Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds provides thorough coverage of major parasite groups affecting wild bird species. Broken into four sections covering protozoa, helminths, leeches, and arthropod parasites, this volume provides reviews of the history, disease, epizootiology, pathology, and population impacts caused by parasitic disease. Taking a unique approach that focuses on the effects of the parasites on the host, Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds fills a unique niche in animal health literature.