Ed Conduit

Biography

Ed Conduit is a clinical psychologist with 40 years of practice experience. He also has degrees in linguistics and computer science. He has been involved in sustainable energy issues for over 30 years.

His books include:

The Body Under Stress on clinical health psychology , pub Erlbaum
The Black Country Dialect Pub Laghamon and Kindle
Lakeland Language, Pub Laghamon and Kindle

Contact Ed at econduit@yahoo.com

Books

The Piketty Task
Price: Free! Words: 12,930. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The main economic problems in 2015 are national debt and declining real incomes. Piketty’s theory of investment and growth is outlined before economic remedies are considered. These might include vigorous pursuit of tax avoidance by multinationals and restoration of the state’s role in public housing. The curious nature of money and ways of reducing national debt are considered.
Scotland? No such country!
Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The sources for national identity are considered in terms of five factors: language, religion, economy, geography and a common enemy. The only difference between people north and south of 55 degrees latitude that emerges is that the Scots dialect of English remains closer to German than does standard English. This book updates the 2014 version and separates the economic proposals into a new e-book
The Iceland Bus
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This e-book explores the linguistic connections between Cumbria, Iceland and Scandinavia. It includes a glossary of Lake District words that are shared with Icelandic. The cover shows sheep-farming words that are similar.
Unsustainable Population
Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
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The book attempts to put the issue of sustainable population on the political agenda. Global warming, species extinction and migration pressure arise when seven billion people occupy a planet that may only sustain two billion. Anti-immigrant feelings, the Arab Spring and wars in Africa and Syria may be consequences of the birth rate. Options are considered for six countries.

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