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The Globalization of Mobilization

The Globalization of Mobilization

Global justice movements demonstrate how newcommunication networks are changing social movementstrategy, enabling diverse groups to come togetherunder the rubric of globalization, energizing civicsociety around global issues. This book analyzes thecommunication strategies of global justice movementsto explore the theoretical implications of theglobalization of the public sphere and understand howsocial movements might achieve success in framing awide range of global issues in ...

75,00 CHF

Imagi-Nation of Gendered Nationalism

Imagi-Nation of Gendered Nationalism

The starting point for this study has been Anderson's definition of nation as an imagined community according to which individuals imagine that they belong to same national collectivity in their minds. Even though Anderson talks about the member of the imagined community as gender free subject, it is obvious that each and every member of this community is imagined either ...

99,00 CHF

Regulation of the Legal Profession

Regulation of the Legal ...

Offering big-picture perspective on Professional Responsibility, this brief introduction illuminates essential concepts with Stephen Gillers' characteristic expertise and clarity. An ideal companion alongside any Professional Responsibility casebook, Regulation of the Legal Profession: The Essentials, features: author Stephen Gillers, a leader in the field of Professional Responsibility straightforward and engaging writing a free-standing chapter structure that offers flexibility and ease of ...

55,90 CHF

A Framework for Testing Concurrent Programs

A Framework for Testing ...

Incremental, test-driven development is sweeping thesoftware industry, elevating testing from anancillary activity to an integral part of theprogramming process. Unfortunately, in our recentexperience developing production programs in Java, unit testing has only proven effective in assuringthe reliability of code with a single thread ofcontrol, it is much less effective in concurrentprograms. To facilitate the development of concurrentprograms, we have developed: ...

75,00 CHF

Small Animal Oncology: An Introduction [With Access Code]

Small Animal Oncology: An ...

A highly practical guide suitable for in-clinic reference, Small Animal Oncology has been designed for maximum ease of use and accessibility of information. Whilst giving clear and up-to-date briefing for the busy practitioner, it also is a valuable resource to the student with a special interest in oncology. date discussion on new and developing techniques and treatments, and guidance on ...

116,00 CHF

The International Freedom of Information Index

The International Freedom of ...

Most Freedom of Information (FOI) Laws make extensive promises about public access to government- held information. Giving the citizens (including journalists) access to quality, un-spun information is a way to hold politicians and public servants accountable. Well functioning FOI systems are safe guards against corruption and mal-administration. Unfortunately, for the public, FOI promises are easy to make, but hard to ...

65,00 CHF

High Energy Radiation from Black Holes

High Energy Radiation from ...

Filling an important gap in a topical and fast-evolving area, this interesting book will be a valuable addition to the astrophysics literature. The scientific content is of a high quality, and includes a notable level of rigor in the derivations."--Peter Mszros, Pennsylvania State University "There is definite need for a book on this topic. Dermer and Menon have gathered together ...

128,00 CHF

Writing Portfolio Assessment and Inter-rater Reliability

Writing Portfolio Assessment and ...

The use of portfolio assessment for writing in the English as a foreign language (EFL) context has grown rapidly during the last few decades. Reliability in portfolio assessment by instructors is a critical issue and seeks a standardization of criteria. This book investigates the use of writing portfolios and their assessment by raters. In particular it compares the inter-rater reliability ...

65,00 CHF

War at a Distance

War at a Distance

What does it mean to live during wartime away from the battle zone? This title considers how those left on the home front register wars and wartime in their everyday lives, particularly when military conflict remains removed from immediate perception, available only through media forms.

41,90 CHF

Where Will They Go?

Where Will They Go?

In 1999 the City of Chicago undertook The Plan for Transformation, a redevelopment agenda, that purports to rehabilitate and construct a total of 25, 000 new public housing units. This book provides a look at the worldview of the displaced residents: their identity formation, their perceptions of public housing, their thoughts and feelings about redevelopment, their underlying fear of neighborhood ...

85,00 CHF

The Humanoid Perspective

The Humanoid Perspective

In recent years, humanoid robotics have been theobject of growing interest and investments in theacademic and industrial worlds. And indeed, autonomous robots are announced to imminently enterour households. However, beyond the boastfuldeclarations, many challenges still remain to be meton this way. This book focuses on one of the mostfundamental ones, the question of action-orientedspace representation and motor learning. Highlightingthe main ...

75,00 CHF

Moral Clarity

Moral Clarity

For years, moral language has been the province of the Right, as the Left has consoled itself with rudderless pragmatism. In this profound and powerful book, Susan Neiman reclaims the vocabulary of morality--"good" and "evil, " "heroism" and "nobility"--as a lingua franca for the twenty-first century. In constructing a framework for taking responsible action on today's urgent questions, Neiman reaches ...

46,50 CHF

PROCESS OF INTERNATIONAL LAWMAKINGCONCERNING GENOCIDE

PROCESS OF INTERNATIONAL LAWMAKINGCONCERNING ...

This book aspires to examine international law-makingconcerning genocide. The genocide phenomenon isexplored from the perspective of a protected groupemerging from the Convention on the Prevention andPunishment of the Crime of Genocide. The focus isgiven to the concept of judicial law-making andjudicial activism. Its legitimacy is discussedagainst legal background of a decision of theInternational Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in theAkayesu Case. ...

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Digital Control Techniques for Sensorless Electrical Drives

Digital Control Techniques for ...

Digital control techniques for sensorless electrical drives can be named as a hand book for those who are interested in sensorless control of electrical drives. The book addresses various practical and implementation issues related to current control, speed control, controller saturation, non-ideal behavior of inverter drives etc. It gives a good exposure to the reader on basic modeling and vector ...

92,00 CHF

Republic.com 2.0

Republic.com 2.0

What happens to democracy and free speech if people use the Internet to listen and speak only to the like-minded? What is the benefit of the Internet's unlimited choices if citizens narrowly filter the information they receive? Cass Sunstein first asked these questions in 2001's "Republic.com." Now, in "Republic.com 2.0, " Sunstein thoroughly rethinks the critical relationship between democracy and ...

40,90 CHF

Securing the Peace

Securing the Peace

This well-researched book makes an incredibly important contribution to our understanding of civil war termination and recurrence. While we have known for some time that military victory leads to more decisive and lasting cessations of violence, it was not clear why. Toft addresses these questions and persuasively demonstrates that the key to long-lasting peace lies in the reform of the ...

46,90 CHF

Co-Operatives : Principles, advantages and disadvantages

Co-Operatives : Principles, advantages ...

During the period 1994 to 2004, the South African Registrar of Co-operatives considered applications and subsequently deregistered 102 agricultural and non-agricultural South African co-operatives, which then converted to alternative business forms. The bulk of these conversions were done from 1997 onwards, with the majority of the conversions being made to public or private company status. A study was undertaken to ...

99,00 CHF

C. P. Cavafy

C. P. Cavafy

C. P. Cavafy (1863-1933) lived in relative obscurity in Alexandria, and a collected edition of his poems was not published until after his death. Now, however, he is regarded as the most important figure in twentieth-century Greek poetry, and his poems are considered among the most powerful in modern European literature. This revised bilingual edition of "Collected Poems" offers the ...

41,50 CHF

Somatic Ecology

Somatic Ecology

Many people argue that we are in a deepeningenvironmental crisis. To develop adequate responsesto these growing problems, we need to find the mostcomplete ways to think about the world, and our placein it. While it seems odd at first: if the body is valued asa knowledge source, a more ecologically balancedrelationship may emerge between humanity and nature.The theoretical underpinnings for ...

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