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Inclusion, Disability and Culture

Inclusion, Disability and Culture

Assaf, Lori Czop / Halder, Santoshi Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book provides a global and social examination of how disabilities are played out and experienced around the world. It presents auto-ethnographic perspectives on disability across cultures, societies, and countries by documenting individuals' personal narratives, thought processes and reflections. Chapter authors share cross-cultural perspectives within and across various countries, such as India, Australia, United States, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Croatia, ...

179,00 CHF

Intelligent Information Processing VIII

Intelligent Information Processing VIII

Li, Gang / Shi, Zhongzhi / Vadera, Sunil Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th IFIP TC 12 International Conference on Intelligent Information Processing, IIP 2016, held in Melbourne, VIC, Australia, in October 2016. The 24 full papers and 3 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 40 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on machine learning, data mining, deep learning, ...

112,00 CHF

Algebraic Geometry for Coding Theory and Cryptography

Algebraic Geometry for Coding ...

Howe, Everett W. / Lauter, Kristin E. / Walker, Judy L. Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

Covering topics in algebraic geometry, coding theory, and cryptography, this volume presents interdisciplinary group research completed for the February 2016 conference at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) in cooperation with the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). The conference gathered research communities across disciplines to share ideas and problems in their fields and formed small research groups ...

192,00 CHF

Insurance Transformed

Insurance Transformed

Naylor, Michael Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book explores how a range of innovative disruptive technologies is about to combine to transform the insurance industry, the products it produces, and the way the industry is managed. It argues that unless current insurance providers react to these waves of disruption they will be swept away by new innovators. The book describes what insurers need to do to ...

165,00 CHF

Arts-based Methods and Organizational Learning

Arts-based Methods and Organizational ...

Chemi, Tatiana / Du, Xiangyun Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This thematic volume explores the relationship between the arts and learning in various educational contexts and across cultures, but with a focus on higher education and organizational learning. Arts-based interventions are at the heart of this volume, which addresses how they are conceived, designed, carried out, and assessed in different higher educational and cultural contexts. Readers will discover diverse perspectives ...

192,00 CHF

Multilevel Protection of the Principle of Legality in Criminal Law

Multilevel Protection of the ...

Lascuraín Sánchez, Juan Antonio / Mínguez Rosique, Marina / Pérez Manzano, Mercedes Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book examines the simultaneous protection of fundamental rights by various norms and jurisdictional organs, focussing on the multilevel protection of the principle of legality in Criminal Law.Written by accredited specialists in criminal law, constitutional law, international public law, and the philosophy of law, the majority of them ex-Counsels of the Spanish Constitutional Court, it addresses various manifestations of the ...

165,00 CHF

Cultures of Witchcraft in Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present

Cultures of Witchcraft in ...

Barry, Jonathan / Davies, Owen / Usborne, Cornelie Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This volume is a collection based on the contributions to witchcraft studies of Willem de Blécourt, to whom it is dedicated, and who provides the opening chapter, setting out a methodological and conceptual agenda for the study of cultures of witchcraft (broadly defined) in Europe since the Middle Ages. It includes contributions from historians, anthropologists, literary scholars and folklorists who ...

119,00 CHF

Cult Media

Cult Media

Willis, Andy / Wroot, Jonathan Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This volume brings together writing on the topic of home media, and in particular releases described as appealing to 'cult' fans and audiences. Despite popular assumptions to the contrary, the distributors of physical media maintain a vivid presence in the digital age. Perhaps more so than any other category of film or media, this is especially the case with titles ...

150,00 CHF

Quantum Computing:An Environment for Intelligent Large Scale Real Application

Quantum Computing:An Environment for ...

Elhoseny, Mohamed / Hassanien, Aboul Ella / Kacprzyk, Janusz Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book highlights practical quantum key distribution systems and research on the implementations of next-generation quantum communication, as well as photonic quantum device technologies. It discusses how the advances in quantum computing and quantum physics have allowed the building, launching and deploying of space exploration systems that are capable of more and more as they become smaller and lighter. It ...

223,00 CHF

The Nexus: Energy, Environment and Climate Change

The Nexus: Energy, Environment ...

Leal Filho, Walter / Surroop, Dinesh Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book focuses on the water-energy-climate nexus, which can be used to improve energy security and quality of life for millions of people in developing countries. It enhances the reader's understanding of the link between energy and climate, through the development of new approaches to and methods for energy generation, energy use, and climate change adaptation and resilience. By presenting ...

197,00 CHF

Finding One's Way Through Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

Finding One's Way Through ...

Bermon, Emmanuel / Narboux, Jean-Philippe Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This volume sheds a new light on Philosophical Investigations, Ludwig Wittgenstein's master opus, by taking a new approach to its first stretch (sections §§1-88), with special emphasis on its atypical opening. The methodological conviction that subtends the volume is that the highly unconventional form assumed by the book is internal to its content and crucial to its reconception of the ...

130,00 CHF

Emancipatory and Participatory Methodologies in Peace, Critical, and Community Psychology

Emancipatory and Participatory Methodologies ...

Christie, Daniel J. / Seedat, Mohamed / Suffla, Shahnaaz Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

Offering a unique set of case studies that invites readers to question and reimagine the concept of community engagement, this collected work provides an overview and analysis of numerous, creative participatory research methods designed to improve well-being at both the individual and societal level. In a world where there are enormous differences in the wealth and health of people, it ...

150,00 CHF

Self-Censorship in Contexts of Conflict

Self-Censorship in Contexts of ...

Bar-Tal, Daniel / Nets-Zehngut, Rafi / Sharvit, Keren Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This groundbreaking volume explores the concept of self-censorship as it relates to individuals and societies and functions as a barrier to peace. Defining self-censorship as the act of intentionally and voluntarily withholding information from others in the absence of formal obstacles, the volumes introduces self-censorship as one of the socio-psychological mechanisms that prevent the free flow of information and thus ...

150,00 CHF

E-Learning in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region

E-Learning in the Middle ...

Hamlaoui, Sihem / Weber, Alan S. Noch nicht erschienen, Februar 2019

In the last decade, due to factors of ICT infrastructural and broadband maturation, rising levels of educational attainment and computer literacy, and diversification strategies, e-learning has exploded in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. However, significant barriers remain in the region's e-learning development: lack of research on outcomes and effectiveness, paucity of Arabic language learning objects, monopolies and ...

192,00 CHF

Automatic Syntactic Analysis Based on Selectional Preferences

Automatic Syntactic Analysis Based ...

Calvo, Hiram / Gelbukh, Alexander Noch nicht erschienen, Februar 2019

This book describes effective methods for automatically analyzing a sentence, based on the syntactic and semantic characteristics of the elements that form it. To tackle ambiguities, the authors use selectional preferences (SP), which measure how well two words fit together semantically in a sentence. Today, many disciplines require automatic text analysis based on the syntactic and semantic characteristics of language ...

165,00 CHF

Killing Time

Killing Time

Griffin, Diarmuid Noch nicht erschienen, Februar 2019

Little is known about life imprisonment and the process of releasing offenders back into the community in Ireland. Addressing this scarcity of information, Griffin's empirical study examines the legal and policy framework surrounding life imprisonment and parole. Through an analysis of the rationales expressed by parole decision-makers in the exercise of their discretionary power of release, it is revealed that ...

158,00 CHF

Augmented Reality Art

Augmented Reality Art

Geroimenko, Vladimir Noch nicht erschienen, März 2019

This is the second edition of the first ever book to explore the exciting new field of augmented reality art and its enabling technologies. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, and contains 5 new chapters. As well as investigating augmented reality as a novel artistic medium the book covers cultural, social, spatial and cognitive facets of augmented ...

150,00 CHF

Land and Credit

Land and Credit

Briggs, Chris / Zuijderduijn, Jaco Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This volume investigates the use of mortgages in the European countryside between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. A mortgage allowed a loan to be secured with land or other property, and the practice has been linked to the transformation of the agrarian economy that paved the way for modern economic growth. Historians have viewed the mortgage both positively and negatively: ...

192,00 CHF

A Systems Biology Approach to Advancing Adverse Outcome Pathways for Risk Assessment

A Systems Biology Approach ...

Garcia-Reyero, Natàlia / Murphy, Cheryl A. Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

Social pressure to minimize the use of animal testing, the ever-increasing concern on animal welfare, and the need for more human-relevant and more predictive toxicity tests are some of the drivers for new approaches to chemical screening. This book focuses on The Adverse Outcome Pathway, an analytical construct that describes a sequential chain of causally linked events at different levels ...

223,00 CHF

Today's Youth and Mental Health

Today's Youth and Mental ...

Clarke, Jennifer / Khanlou, Nazilla / Pashang, Soheila Noch nicht erschienen, März 2019

This book focuses on the social and intersectional determinants of mental health among youth. The innovative and cutting edge text arises out of multidisciplinary fields of academic, researchers, policy makers, practitioners, artists, and youth. Contributions from Canada, Germany, Portugal, South Korea, Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, and Jamaica addresses the complexities and the opportunities for youth across contexts. Each chapter entails an ...

192,00 CHF