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2D Game Development with Unity

Franz Lanzinger (Franz Lanzinger)
Part I The Basics of Game Development Chapter 1 First Steps 3 Chapter 2 Programming C# in Unity 17 Chapter 3 2D Graphics with GIMP and Unity 41 Chapter 4 2D Graphics with Blender and Unity 55 Chapter 5 The Unity Interface 75 Chapter 6 Bouncing Donuts Prototype 2 95 Chapter 7 Sound Effects with Audacity 131 Chapter 8 Music with MuseScore 143 Chapter 9 Bouncing Donuts 1.0 153 Part II 2D Game Development from Concept to Release Chapter 10 2D Tools in Unity 161 Chapter 11 Designing a 2D Maze Game 179 Chapter 12 Building the Level 1 Maze 189 Chapter 13 Source Control 197 Chapter 14 Menus 205 Chapter 15 Animating the Player Character 225 Chapter 16 Enemies: Using Blender to Make Robot Sprites 241 Chapter 17 Making Textured Enemies with Blender 285 Chapter 18 Enemy Movement and Collisions 307 Chapter 19 Weapons and Projectiles 321 Chapter 20 Lives, Level Design, and Old School Scoring 365 Chapter 21 Sound and Music for DotGame 385 Chapter 22 Cutscenes 395 Chapter 23 Testing 399 Chapter 24 Release 403 APPENDIX I: GAME DEVELOPMENT GLOSSARY, 407 APPENDIX II: RULES FOR GAME DEVELOPERS, 415 APPENDIX III: GAME DEVELOPMENT CHECKLIST, 417 APPENDIX IV: LEGAL, 419 APPENDIX V: THE C# CODING STANDARD FOR THIS BOOK, 421

Colloquial Ukrainian: The Complete Course for Beginners

Ian Press

Crime Control As Industry: Towards Gulags, Western Style

Nils Christie
Foreword to the Routledge Classics Edition - David Garland Preface. Chapter 1. Efficiency and decency, Chapter 2. The eye of God, Chapter 3. Penal Geography, Chapter 4. Why are there so few prisoners?, Chapter 5. Why are there so many prisoners?, Chapter 6. The Russian case, Chapter 7. USA. the Trend-setter, Chapter 8. Crime control as a product, Chapter 9. Conflicting values, Chapter 10. Modernity in decisions, Chapter 11. Justice done, or managed?, Chapter 12. Modernity and behavior control, Chapter 13. Crime control as culture

Discover Your Subpersonalities: Our Inner World and the People in It

John Rowan
Introduction. Where Do They Come From? How Do we Battle with Ourselves? Creating Them to Order. Delving Deeper. How Society Tells Us We are no Good. The Deepest Level of All. What are Subpersonalities? Altered States of Consciousness. Maturity. Relationships. Dream Characters. Books and Films; Steppenwolf. Let's Look at Some of the Explanations. How Do we Work with Our Subpersonalities? How Do we Get Our Subpersonalities to Encounter Each Other? How Do we Transform our Subpersonalities? How Many Subpersonalities Have We Got? Does Everyone have the Same Subpersonalities? Can Hypnotism Help? Subpersonalities in the Astrological Chart? The History of Subpersonalities. Recent Thinking on Subpersonalities. Beyond the Subpersonalities. Further Reading.

Graphic Lives: Ava: A Graphic Novel for Young Adults Dealing with an Eating Disorder

Carol Holliday

Graphic Lives: Hari: A Graphic Novel for Young Adults Dealing with Anxiety

Carol Holliday

Graphic Lives: Lexi: A Graphic Novel for Young Adults Dealing with Self-Harm

Carol Holliday

How Teaching Happens: Seminal Works in Teaching and Teacher Effectiveness and What They Mean in Practice

Paul Kirschner
Preface Section 1: Teacher effectiveness, development, and growth 1. An Experienced Teacher An Expert Teacher 2. Those Who Understand, Teach 3. Teachers Are Made, Not Born 4. Teachers Are Made, Not Born 5. I Think, Therefore I Teach 6. When Thinking and Acting Become One Section 2: Curriculum development / Instructional design 7. It's all about alignment 8. Pebble in the Pond 9. How to tell the Story of an Idea 10. If you don't know where you're going, you might wind up someplace else Section 3: Teaching Techniques 11. There's No Such Thing as a Child Who Can't Be Taught 12. Burning the Strawman 13. Make Something of what You've Learnt 14. Learning: No Pain, No Gain 15. Step for Step Section 4: Pedagogical content knowledge 16. Why You Can't Teach What You Don't Know 17. Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching 18. The Science of Science Teaching 19. Three Chords and the Truth 20. How Should we Teach Reading? 21. Why Technology Should be the Servant not the Master? Section 5: In the classroom 22. "To Thine Own Self Be True": The Authentic Teacher 23. Relationally Speaking 24. Why Relationships Matter 25. Teachers as Intelligent Consumers Section 6: Assessment 26. The Many Faces and Uses of Assessment 27. When Testing Kills Learning 28. Don't Ask Questions That Don't Require Understanding to Answer 29. Why Teaching to the Test is So Bad 30. Hocus-Pocus Teacher Education End notes Glossary Index

Neuroliberalism: Behavioural Government in the Twenty-First Century

Mark Whitehead
Chapter 1 Neuroliberalism Chapter 2 An Historical Geography of Neuroliberalism I: applying behavioural insights Chapter 3 An Historical Geography of Neuroliberalism II: on new behavioural ideas Chapter 4 The Neuroliberal Subject: Rethinking human nature and reinventing the self. Chapter 5 Redefining freedom. Neuroliberal autonomy and citizenship Chapter 6 The Neuroliberal state Chapter 7 The Neuroliberal corporation Chapter 8 Neuroliberal environments: design, contexts and materiality Chapter 9 Practical Interventions in Neuroliberalism: Mindfulness and Behaviour Change Bibliography Methodological Appendix

Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, Management, Policy

Helmut K. Anheier
Part I: Studying Nonprofit Organizations 1. Studying Nonprofit Organizations 2. Historical Background 3. Concepts Part II: Dimensions 4. Dimensions I: Overview 5. Dimensions II: Specific Fields 6. Giving, Philanthropy and Foundations 7. Civic Engagement Part III: Approaches 8. Theories of Nonprofit Organizations 9. Approaches to Giving and Philanthropy 10. Studying Civic Engagement, Volunteering and Social Entrepreneurship Part IV: Managing Nonprofit Organizations 11. Organizational Behavior and Performance 12. Management Models and Tools 13. Financing Nonprofit Organizations 14. Leadership and Human Resources 15. Governance, Accountability, and Transparency 16. State-Nonprofit Relations Part V: Current Issues and Developments 17. International Aspects and Globalization 18. Policy Issues and Developments Chapter 1 This introductory chapter presents an overview of the range of nonprofit institutions, organizations and activities. The chapter briefly surveys the intellectual and political history of the study of nonprofit organizations, and states some of the key intellectual, practical and policy-related issues involved. It also discusses how the field relates to the various social science disciplines, and shows its interdisciplinary nature. Finally, the chapter includes a description of the objectives and structure of the book by offering brief chapter summaries. Chapter 2 This chapter introduces the historical background to the development of the US non-profit sector in the context of the wider civil society, and then compares the American experience to other countries. It shows the path dependency of the nonprofit sector and the development of distinct types of nonprofit regimes. The chapter also links the historical study of the nonprofit sector to notions of state-society relations, forms of democracy, economic development, and community. Chapter 3 This chapter discusses the various types of activities (volunteering, giving, civic engagement, advocacy, service provision), organizations (charities, foundations, associations, social enterprises) and institutions (charity, philanthropy, social economy community, solidarity) that make up, or relate to, the nonprofit sector, and looks at the various attempts to define the area between the market, state and household sectors. The chapter also explores how the nonprofit sector relates to the concept of civil society and the social economy, to social capital approaches, and to terms such as social investment, social entrepreneurship, and the social economy. Chapter 4 In a first section, this chapter presents an overview of the size, composition, revenue structure and role of the nonprofit sector in the US. The chapter also considers the place of the nonprofit sector within the mixed economy of quasi-public goods as well as the wider economy. In a second section, the chapter presents an overview of the size, composition, revenue structure and role of the nonprofit sector in other parts of the world (the UK, EU, Canada, Australia, etc.) and places the US nonprofit sector in comparative perspective. Chapter 5 This chapter introduces the nonprofit sector in the context of selected fields of activity and examines in particular how nonprofit organizations compare in scale and scope to the other two major institutional complexes of modern society: the public sector and the market. The chapter also suggests a number of challenges and opportunities facing nonprofit organizations in each field of activity. Chapter 6 This chapter first looks at the dimensions of individual giving in the US and other countries. Then, following a brief overview of the history of institutional philanthropy and how the modern foundation evolved over the centuries, the chapter presents an empirical overview of different types of foundations and other forms of philanthropy (donor advised funds, strategic philanthropy, etc.), and surveys their size, activities and development over time, both in the United States and other countries. Chapter 7 In a first section, this chapter offers a sociological portrait of civic engagement, including volunteering, social participation, and caring behavior in the US and other parts of the world. The chapter looks at both the extent and the patterns of civic engagement, and how these relate to the nonprofit sector and social capital. The chapter also introduces data demonstrating the link between nonprofit organizations, civic engagement and notions of social trust and cohesion. Chapter 8 This chapter offers an overview of various economic, sociological and political science approaches that address the origins, behavior, and impact of nonprofit organizations. It compares these approaches with one another, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses, and points to new and emerging theoretical developments. Chapter 9 This chapter introduces different perspectives on giving and philanthropy in modern society, in particular the roles and contributions that have been suggested in the literature about the role of philanthropy in the US and other parts of the world, in particular Europe. Why do individuals make donations, why do foundations exist, what functions do foundations perform, and what has been their impact? Chapter 10 This chapter first offers an overview of theories of civic engagement and volunteering. Why do people volunteer? What motivates them to become active in local communities; what accounts for social participation, community building, etc.? The chapter will discuss sociological and economic approaches to civic engagement and volunteering, before, in a second part, reviewing the various forms of social entrepreneurship. The chapter will then address why social entrepreneurship is important and why it comes about, and offer an overview of current approaches. Chapter 11 This chapter looks at organizational theory and its contributions to understanding non-profit organizations. The chapter also explores the factors involved in shaping the development of nonprofit organizations over time. It then examines more specific aspects of organizational structure and sets the stage for the presentation of different management approaches. It examines the functions and contributions of nonprofit organizations in different fields and explores if, and under what conditions, they perform distinct tasks. This includes a discussion of performance measurement models and approaches. The chapter ends with a brief introduction to the organizational ramifications of alliances and mergers. Chapter 12 The chapter reviews the background to nonprofit management. It introduces a normativeanalytical management approach based on the notion that nonprofits are multiple stakeholder organizations. The chapter then reviews a number of basic management tools and issues with an emphasis on strategic management and planning techniques appropriate for nonprofits. Chapter 13 Introducing different business models and revenue generating strategies, this chapter offers an overview of how and for what nonprofit organizations use financial resources for achieving their objectives. The chapter reviews various revenue strategies for nonprofits, including fund-raising. The chapter concludes with an introduction to financial management and the development of business plans. Chapter 14 In a first part, this chapter offers an overview of the theory and practice of leadership in nonprofit organizations from a multiple stakeholder perspective. The remainder of the chapter presents an overview of human resources management in the nonprofit sector, with emphasis on both paid employees and volunteers. Chapter 15 This chapter is in two parts. First, the chapter explores the special requirements that arise for governance, accountability and transparency from a multiple stakeholder perspective. Against this background, the chapter considers the governance of nonprofit organizations; reviews the role of the board, and the relationship between the board and management; examines the different forms of accountability; and explains the role of transparency. Chapter 16 This chapter considers the different models and types of relationships non-profit organizations have with the state in terms of funding and contracting, regulation, and consultation. The chapter also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of relations with governmental bodies and explores different forms of public-private partnerships. Chapter 17 This chapter examines the internationalization of the nonprofit sector in the context of globalization and explores some of the reasons for the significant expansion of cross-border activities. Next, the chapter focuses on the management of international nongovernmental organizations and other types of nonprofits that operate across borders. Chapter 18 This chapter first refers back to Chapters 1 and 2, taking a more comparative-historical look at macro-level changes that have affected and will continue to affect the nonprofit sector over time, in particular the supply and demand conditions for nonprofit development. Next, the chapter looks at the impact of the 2008-12 financial and economic crises and explores their implications from the perspective of organizational theory. In a closing section, the chapter returns to broader, long-term issues and explores different scenarios for the future of the nonprofit sector.

On Anxiety

Renata Salecl
Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Anxiety at Times of War; Chapter 3 Success in Failure; Chapter 4 Love Anxieties; Chapter 5 Anxiety of Motherhood; Chapter 6 Can Testimony Offer a Cure for Anxiety?; Chapter 7 Conclusion;

PEERS (R) for Young Adults: Social Skills Training for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Social Challenges

Elizabeth Laugeson (University of California - Los Angeles, USA)
List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements Author Biography 1. Getting Started 2. Session 1: Trading Information and Starting Conversations 3. Session 2: Trading Information and Maintaining Conversations. 4. Session 3: Finding a Source of Friends. 5. Session 4: Electronic Communication 6. Session 5: Appropriate Use of Humor 7. Session 6: Entering Group Conversations 8. Session 7: Exiting Conversations 9. Session 8: Get-Togethers 10. Session 9: Dating Etiquette - Letting Someone Know You Like Them. 11. Session 10: Dating Etiquette - Asking Someone on a Date 12. Session 11: Dating Etiquette - Going on Dates 13. Session 12: Dating Etiquette - Dating Do's and Dont's 14. Session 13: Handling Disagreements 15. Session 14: Handling Direct Bullying 16. Session 15: Handling Indirect Bullying 17. Session 16: Moving Forward and Graduation References Appendices