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

Bannockburn: Norman v Norman
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The leaders at the Battle of Bannockburn were both Normans aristocrats - Édouard II de Carnarvon and Robert de Brus. The Scots king was descended from Normans in the town of Brus who immigrated in 1165. Scots differ from southern English mainly in language. Scots came from Northumbrian Anglo-Saxon and remains close to its Frisian than does English.
Capital and Brexit
Price: Free! Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The rate of return on investment is viewed as a major determinant of political events since 2008. These include surplus value and labour, the commoditisation of housing, loans to individuals and states, and the economics of immigration. The SNP, UKIP, and currents within the UK Labour Party are analysed in terms of historical materialism.
The Piketty Task
Price: Free! Words: 13,410. 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.
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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