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Demographic and Socioeconomic Basis of Ethnolinguistics

Demographic and Socioeconomic Basis ...

Siegel, Jacob S. Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book presents a description and analysis of sociolinguistics written from a demographer's perspective. It synthesizes the data on the materials, methods, and issues of this interdisciplinary field, pulling together the scattered materials published in this area into a coherent whole. Drawing on a wide range of sciences in addition to demography and sociolinguistics, including sociology, anthropology, statistics, psychology, neuroscience, ...

197,00 CHF

Memory Frictions in Contemporary Literature

Memory Frictions in Contemporary ...

Martínez-Alfaro, María Jesús / Pellicer-Ortín, Silvia Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This volume explores the multifarious representational strategies used by contemporary writers to textualise memory and its friction areas through literary practices. By focusing on contemporary narratives in English from 1990 to the present, the essays in the collection delve into both the treatment of memory in literature and the view of literature as a medium of memory, paying special attention ...

136,00 CHF

Confectionery Science and Technology

Confectionery Science and Technology

Elbe, Joachim H. von / Hartel, Richard W. / Hofberger, Randy Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book examines both the primary ingredients and the processing technology for making candies. In the first section, the chemistry, structure, and physical properties of the primary ingredients are described, as are the characteristics of commercial ingredients. The second section explores the processing steps for each of the major sugar confectionery groups, while the third section covers chocolate and coatings. ...

136,00 CHF

Sartre in Cuba-Cuba in Sartre

Sartre in Cuba-Cuba in ...

Rowlandson, William Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book explores Sartre's engagement with the Cuban Revolution. In early 1960 Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir accepted the invitation to visit Cuba and to report on the revolution. They arrived during the carnival in a land bursting with revolutionary activity. They visited Che Guevara, head of the National Bank. They toured the island with Fidel Castro. They met ...

78,00 CHF

Handbook of Convex Optimization Methods in Imaging Science

Handbook of Convex Optimization ...

Monga, Vishal Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book covers recent advances in image processing and imaging sciences from an optimization viewpoint, especially convex optimization with the goal of designing tractable algorithms. Throughout the handbook, the authors introduce topics on the most key aspects of image acquisition and processing that are based on the formulation and solution of novel optimization problems. The first part includes a review ...

192,00 CHF

Nietzsche's Culture War

Nietzsche's Culture War

Brooks, Shilo Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book is the first comprehensive interpretation of Nietzsche's Untimely Meditations. It argues that the four Meditations-which Nietzsche said "deserve the greatest attention for my development"-are not separate pieces, but instead form a unified philosophic narrative that constitutes his first attempt to diagnose and cure the spiritual ailments whose causes he traced to modern culture and science. Taking Nietzsche's commentary ...

136,00 CHF

Exploring Occupant Behavior in Buildings

Exploring Occupant Behavior in ...

Dong, Bing / O'Brien, William / Wagner, Andreas Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book is the first to comprehensively cover research methods for building occupant behavior. As this is of growing importance for building design and for building performance optimization, the book aims to provide a sound scientific basis for experimental studies in this field. It introduces the reader to fundamental questions about the topic and unfolds the different fields related to ...

197,00 CHF

Advances in Global Marketing

Advances in Global Marketing

Aykol, Bilge / Katsikeas, Constantine S. / Leonidou, Leonidas C. / Samiee, Saeed Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book of expert contributions provides a comprehensive analysis of contemporary global marketing issues under different international business settings. It covers a wide array of key areas of international marketing research such as cross-cultural consumer behavior, foreign market entry modes, international entrepreneurship, international marketing strategy, country-of-origin effects, internationalization process, international buyer-seller relationships, corporate social responsibility, and international marketing performance. With ...

291,00 CHF

Care in Healthcare

Care in Healthcare

Boldt, Joachim / Krause, Franziska Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book examines the concept of care and care practices in healthcare from the interdisciplinary perspectives of continental philosophy, care ethics, the social sciences, and anthropology. Areas addressed include dementia care, midwifery, diabetes care, psychiatry, and reproductive medicine. Special attention is paid to ambivalences and tensions within both the concept ...

72,00 CHF

Evanescent Waves in Optics

Evanescent Waves in Optics

Bertolotti, Mario / M. Guzman, Angela / Sibilia, Concita Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This monograph provides an introductory discussion of evanescent waves and plasmons, describes their properties and uses, and shows how they are fundamental when operating with nanoscale optics. Far field optics is not suitable for the design, description, and operation of devices at this nanometre scale. Instead one must work with models based on near-field optics and surface evanescent waves. The ...

165,00 CHF

Dynamical Systems with Applications Using Mathematica®

Dynamical Systems with Applications ...

Lynch, Stephen Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book provides an introduction to the theory of dynamical systems with the aid of the Mathematica® computer algebra package. The book has a very hands-on approach and takes the reader from basic theory to recently published research material. Emphasized throughout are numerous applications to biology, chemical kinetics, economics, electronics, epidemiology, nonlinear optics, mechanics, population dynamics, and neural networks. Theorems ...

115,00 CHF

Conflicting Philosophies and International Trade Law

Conflicting Philosophies and International ...

Burkard, Michael Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book reveals how conflicting worldviews are at the root of public controversies on policy and trade issues. It highlights the particularly controversial disputes at the level of the World Trade Organization in the case of regulating beef-hormones and GMOs, aiming to show how negotiators of international agreements, members of dispute settlement bodies, and policy makers in general could have ...

165,00 CHF

Philosophy and Computing

Philosophy and Computing

Powers, Thomas M. Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book features papers from CEPE-IACAP 2015, a joint international conference focused on the philosophy of computing. Inside, readers will discover essays that explore current issues in epistemology, philosophy of mind, logic, and philosophy of science from the lens of computation. Coverage also examines applied issues related to ethical, social, and political interest. The contributors first explore how computation has ...

136,00 CHF

Geomatic Approaches for Modeling Land Change Scenarios

Geomatic Approaches for Modeling ...

Camacho Olmedo, María Teresa / Escobar, Francisco / Mas, Jean-François / Paegelow, Martin Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book provides a detailed overview of the concepts, techniques, applications, and methodological approaches involved in land use and cover change (LUCC) modeling, also known simply as land change modeling. More than 40 international experts in this field have participated in this book, which illustrates recent advances in LUCC modeling with examples from North and South America, the Middle East, ...

223,00 CHF

The Mass Deportation of Poles to Siberia, 1863-1880

The Mass Deportation of ...

Gentes, Andrew A. Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book concerns the mass deportation of Poles and others to Siberia following the failed 1863 Polish Insurrection. The imperial Russian government fell back upon using exile to punish the insurrectionists and to cleanse Russia's Western Provinces of ethnic Poles. It convoyed some 20, 000 inhabitants of the Kingdom of Poland and the Western Provinces across the Urals to locations ...

136,00 CHF

Media and Affective Mythologies

Media and Affective Mythologies

Kelsey, Darren Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book provides a timely political insight to show how mythology plays an affective role in our lives. Brexit, bankers, institutional scandals, the far right, and Russell Brand's "revolution" are just some of the issues tackled through this innovative and interdisciplinary discourse analysis. Through multimedia case studies, Kelsey explores the psychological dimensions of archetypes and mythologies and how they function ...

135,00 CHF

Ecological Literature and the Critique of Anthropocentrism

Ecological Literature and the ...

Moore, Bryan L. Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book is an analysis of literary texts that question, critique, or subvert anthropocentrism, the notion that the universe and everything in it exists for humans. Bryan Moore examines ancient Greek and Roman texts, medieval to twentieth-century European texts, eighteenth-century French philosophy, early to contemporary American texts and poetry, and science fiction to demonstrate a historical basis for the questioning ...

122,00 CHF

Towards a Code of Ethics for Artificial Intelligence

Towards a Code of ...

Boddington, Paula Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

The author investigates how to produce realistic and workable ethical codes or regulations in this rapidly developing field to address the immediate and realistic longer-term issues facing us. She spells out the key ethical debates concisely, exposing all sides of the arguments, and addresses how codes of ethics or other regulations might feasibly be developed, looking for pitfalls and opportunities, ...

65,00 CHF

Public Brainpower

Public Brainpower

Overland, Indra Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book discusses how civil society, public debate and freedom of speech affect the management of natural resources. Drawing on the work of Robert Dahl, Jürgen Habermas and Robert Putnam, the book introduces the concept of public brainpower. Good governance of natural resources requires fertile public debate - to conceive new institutions, to provide checks and balances on existing institutions ...

100,00 CHF

Asylum, Work, and Precarity

Asylum, Work, and Precarity

Henry, Nicholas Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book explores the regional coordination and impact of state responses to irregular migration in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. The main argument is that regional and international trends of securitisation and criminalisation of irregular migration, often associated with framing the issue in terms of migrant smuggling and human trafficking, have intensified carceral border regimes and produced greater precarity for ...

136,00 CHF