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Transformations of Global Prosperity

Transformations of Global Prosperity

This book presents an in-depth understanding of the transformation of modern economy in the twenty-first century by examining the interface and interplay of three key forces of contemporary global economy-Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Multinational Enterprises (MNEs), and Global Value Chains (GVCs)-and how the emerging nexus of these forces has already ushered in revolutionary transformation in global production, investment, trade, and ...

192,00 CHF

Policy Innovations for Affordable Housing In Singapore

Policy Innovations for Affordable ...

Global cities today are facing fundamental challenges in relation to unaffordable housing and growing economic inequality. Singapore's success in making homeownership possible for 90% of its population has attracted much attention internationally. This book represents a culmination of research by the author on key housing policy innovations for affordable housing.Housing policy changes were effected in the 1960s through reforms of ...

158,00 CHF

The Politics of Deforestation in Africa

The Politics of Deforestation ...

This book explores how environmental policies are made and enforced in Africa. Specifically, this project explains the gap between intent and impact of forest policies, focusing on three African societies facing persistent deforestation today: Madagascar, Tanzania, and Uganda. The central claim of the study is that deforestation persists because conservation policies and projects, which are largely underwritten by foreign donors, ...

158,00 CHF

Reappearing Characters in Nineteenth-Century French Literature

Reappearing Characters in Nineteenth-Century ...

This book examines the phenomenon of the reappearance of characters in nineteenth-century French fiction. It approaches this from a hitherto unexplored perspective: that of the twin history of the aesthetic notion of originality and the legal notion of literary property. While the reappearance of characters in the works of canonical authors such as Honoré de Balzac and Émile Zola is ...

130,00 CHF

Institutionalisation beyond the Nation State

Institutionalisation beyond the Nation ...

This volume collects papers that explore institutionalisation in contemporary transatlantic relations. Policymakers, lawyers, and political scientists reflect on contemporary understandings of the process as an integration of regimes and orders from an EU perspective. The papers assess whether contemporary transatlantic relations call for a different approach to global governance with a heightened emphasis on institutionalisation. The book explores a diverse ...

158,00 CHF

The BBC, The 'War on Terror' and the Discursive Construction of Terrorism

The BBC, The 'War ...

In the years since the September 11th 2001 attacks, the al-Qaeda phenomenon has become one of the most written about, yet crucially misunderstood, threats of the 21st century. But despite the sheer volume of literature produced during the 'war on terror' period, few studies have sought to consider the way this entity has been represented within the news media. The ...

158,00 CHF

Wellness City

Wellness City

Addressing the continuous need for new growth sectors in post-industrial cities, this book considers the economic significance of wellness from a development policy perspective. The author goes beyond personal health discourse to conceptualise wellness as an emerging industry, presenting empirical cases of community, attraction, and export-orientated strategies around the world. Combining holistic health, urban governance and economic development, this book ...

72,00 CHF

Blessed Be Those, O Children Of Ancient Israel, Of America, Of Abyssinia

Blessed Be Those, O ...

Retracing Family Lineage of the Biblical Journey. Family of the Patriarch of Abraham, Ishmael and Mother Hagar Dinah, Daughter of Leah and Jacob Judah, "Lost Sheep of the House of Israel" King Nebuchadnezzer & Dani'El, King Jehu, Yehu'El & Prince Immanu'El, King David, King Solomon & Adonijah John the Baptist & Elijah the Tisbite, Kingdom of Joqtan, Yoqtan

77,00 CHF

Cocina Holistica

Cocina Holistica

Cocina Holistica is a love letter to Guatemala. In her debut cookbook, Kassia Fiedor infuses ancestral ingredients into healing plant-based dishes. Filled with stunning photographs of Guatemala's countryside and farms, she hopes to inspire renewed respect for indigenous foods in 40 creative, modern recipes. All are gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free with a nutrient-dense focus. If you're from Guatemala, you ...

73,00 CHF

Impact of process conditions in open and closed reactor systems on the properties of thermally modified wood

Impact of process conditions ...

Various thermal wood modification technologies have been developed in Europe during the past decades that differ notably in the process conditions applied. However, the changes in wood properties by thermal modification, the underlying modes of action and their link to the process conditions are still not fully understood. This thesis investigates the influence of different process conditions in open and ...

61,00 CHF

Maternity

Maternity

Maternity - A Book for Every Wife and Mother is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1889.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers ...

61,00 CHF

Christian Architectural Decorations of the Negev

Christian Architectural Decorations of ...

A study and catalogue of the early Christian stone architectural decorations from the Negev Desert (Israel). This work is based on the largest sample of decorated architectural elements from the Byzantine Negev (4th-7th c. CE) to have been comparatively studied. The analysis provides a key for the characteristics of these aniconic, carved decorations, and an in-depth examination of their symbolic ...

177,00 CHF

Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing

This book introduces the exciting new field of quantum computing for computer science students and classical software developers. It starts from the basics of quantum mechanics and linear algebra before delving into quantum gates and quantum algorithms. The book also describes the physical realizations of quantum computers and teaches how to write software for the IBM Quantum Experience using Qiskit, ...

104,00 CHF

Manual of Homoeopathic Theory and Practice

Manual of Homoeopathic Theory ...

Manual of Homoeopathic Theory and Practice - Designed for the Use of Physicians and Families is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1860.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical ...

61,00 CHF

Untranslated Heidegger

Untranslated Heidegger

Because Heidegger's Gesamtausgabe presents us, as collection, the full range of his thinking in published works, lectures, and private notes, there are key texts that have remained obscure and overlooked by a history of Heideggerian scholarship, partly because of the unavailably of certain texts and partly due to Heidegger's own ordering of his collected works before his death in 1976. ...

114,00 CHF

The Genesis of the Symbolic

The Genesis of the ...

Ernst Cassirer's philosophy of culture has been much discussed in recent years. However, it remains unclear, how it evolved from his older theory of knowledge continued. This study deals with this question on the basis of Cassirer's 'disposition' of a 'Philosophy of the Symbolic', reconstructed here for the first time. This text shows that the 'symbolic' refers to culture as ...

140,00 CHF

Quo Vadis, Metaphysics?

Quo Vadis, Metaphysics?

The old philosophical discipline of metaphysics has enjoyed a significant revival within the last thirty years, due to the application of the methods of Analytical Philosophy. To this revival, the outstanding American metaphysician Peter van Inwagen has significantly contributed. In this book 22 authors dedicated to Peter van Inwagen ponder the future prospects of metaphysics in all the richness it ...

140,00 CHF