Presenting and Representing Environments (GeoJournal by Graham Humphrys, Michael Williams

By Graham Humphrys, Michael Williams

The presentation and illustration of our environment happens all through academia and throughout all information media. the stern protocols of technology usually conflict with environmental info on hand from assets that reside on subjective aesthetic, emotional and private sensitivities. This e-book problem the reader, as scholar, instructor, researcher or coverage maker, to mirror significantly at the ways in which environments are studied, interpreted, awarded and represented, in schooling and public coverage.

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Competition in Socialist Society by Katalin Miklóssy, Melanie Ilic

By Katalin Miklóssy, Melanie Ilic

This publication explores how the concept that of "competition", that is often linked to marketplace economies, operated below nation socialism within the Soviet Union and japanese Europe, the place the socialist procedure, in accordance with command monetary making plans and state-centred regulate over society, was once speculated to emphasise "co-operation", instead of aggressive mechanisms. The ebook considers pageant in a much broader diversity of industries and social fields around the Soviet bloc, and exhibits how the sluggish adoption and variation of Western practices resulted in the emergence of extra open competitiveness in socialist society. The booklet comprises dialogue of the state’s view of festival, and focuses specifically on how festival operated on the grassroots point. It covers politico-economic reforms and their influence, either total and on the firm point; pageant within the cultural sphere; and the massive impression of accelerating pageant on socialist methods of thinking.

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Wealth through Integration: Regional Integration and by Elias T. Ayuk, Samuel T. Kaboré

By Elias T. Ayuk, Samuel T. Kaboré

Could neighborhood integration be a primary step towards becoming a member of the worldwide industry? In a context the place liberalizing exchange has now not produced the predicted earnings in constructing nations and development in worldwide exchange has no longer resulted in the predicted financial development, another resolution has emerged. This new paradigm means that alternate liberalization might be observed through public funding. even if, through its very nature, alternate liberalization results in a discount in sales from tasks and taxes, because of this the on hand assets for public investments can also be decreased. There at the moment are good arguments for encouraging the less-developed nations to first emphasize local integration earlier than attempting to entry the worldwide market.

This booklet explores the problems associated with local integration in West Africa and provides empirical facts in regards to the studies in = West African financial and fiscal Union (WAEMU) international locations to converge their economies. It additionally examines how those efforts, which make a tremendous contribution to neighborhood integration, impact poverty relief within the financial and financial neighborhood. it is going to be of curiosity to researchers operating during this area.

Elias T. Ayuk is Director of the United countries collage Institute for usual assets in Africa in Accra, Ghana, and was once previously a senior software expert on the overseas improvement learn Centre. Samuel T. Kaboré is a researcher/lecturer on the college of Economics and administration on the college of Ouagadougou II, Burkina Faso.

Canada’s overseas improvement examine Centre (IDRC) helps study in constructing nations to advertise development and improvement. IDRC additionally encourages sharing this information with policymakers, different researchers, and groups worldwide. the result's cutting edge, lasting neighborhood suggestions that target to convey selection and alter to those that want it most.

Elias T. Ayuk is Director of the United international locations collage Institute for ordinary assets in Africa in Accra, Ghana, and was once previously a senior application expert on the foreign improvement study Centre. Samuel T. Kaboré is a researcher/lecturer on the college of Economics and administration on the collage of Ouagadougou II, Burkina Faso.

Canada’s overseas improvement learn Centre (IDRC) helps study in constructing international locations to advertise development and improvement. IDRC additionally encourages sharing this information with policymakers, different researchers, and groups world wide. the result's leading edge, lasting neighborhood suggestions that goal to convey selection and alter to those that want it most.

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Earth First! and the Anti-Roads Movement: Radical by Derek Wall

By Derek Wall

Earth First! is among the so much debatable and popular eco-friendly hobbies on the planet and the driver at the back of the anti-road campaigns of the Nineties, made well-known by way of sabotage strategies. specific debts of significant anti-road campaigns either within the united kingdom and across the world are integrated, describing confrontations at Twyford, Newbury, Glasgow, the Autobahn in Germany, and knowledge at the foreign unfold of the Earth First! stream, with information of campaigns in Australia, eire, Germany, France, Holland and jap Europe. Earth First! and the Anti-Roads circulate lines the origins of the circulation and the background of anti-roads activism in Britain because the Eighteen Eighties. Radical EF! organisers describe how they took on their eco-friendly activist id, why they introduced either EF! and the anti-roads circulation, and their reviews of dramatic protest. Exposing the tensions among EF! and different eco-friendly activists, they clarify the political and monetary affects on and the tradition and politics of protest. exhibiting how eco-friendly social and political thought could be associated with sensible struggles for environmental and social swap, Derek Wall investigates key issues of political and sociological curiosity in Britain and the area this day. this can be an authoritative account according to passionate and lyrical autobiographical accutns shape activists combined with a robust theoretical grounding.

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Iranisch-semitische Kulturbegegnung in parthischer Zeit by Geo Widengren

By Geo Widengren

I. Politische Übersicht.- II. Verkehrswege und ökonomische Verhältnisse.- III. Kunst und Architektur.- IV. Die sprachlichen Verhältnisse.- V. Die Literatur.- VI. Geschichtsauffassung.- VII. Religion.- VIII. Die Geburtsstätten des Erlösers.- IX. Schlußwort.- Beigabe I. Parthische Lehnwörter im Mandäischen.- Beigabe II.- Beigabe III.- Beigabe IV.- Summary.- Resumé.- Abkürzungen.- Ausgewählte Bibliographie.- Verzeichnis der Abbildungen.- Verfasserregister.- sign up der Berichtigungen oder Supplierungen gewisser Artikel in Brockelmann, Lexicon Syriacum, Ed. sec..- Stichwortverzeichnis.- Nachwort.

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The Return of the Cold War : Ukraine, The West and Russia by J. L. Black, Michael Johns

By J. L. Black, Michael Johns

This publication examines the hindrance in Ukraine, tracing its improvement and analysing the criteria which lie at the back of it. It discusses specifically how the 2 facets have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and additional escalating threats, arguing that the benefit with which either side have reverted to a chilly warfare mentality demonstrates that the chilly battle trust platforms by no means quite disappeared, and that the hopes raised within the aftermath of the cave in of the Soviet Union for a brand new period in East-West relatives have been lost. The e-book can pay distinctive recognition to the customarily neglected origins of the difficulty inside Ukraine itself, and the everlasting harm as a result of the truth that Ukrainians are killing Ukrainians within the jap components of the rustic. It additionally assesses why chilly conflict trust structures have re-emerged so simply, and concludes through contemplating the most likely long term ramifications of the concern, arguing that the deep-rooted loss of belief makes the opportunity of compromise even tougher than within the unique chilly conflict.

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The Ancient Classical and Byzantine World, 3000 B.C. –A.D. by Doreen Yarwood

By Doreen Yarwood

One in all a chain of 4 books, this article surveys the structure of Europe from 3000 BC to 1453 advert, protecting the traditional Minoan, Greek, Etruscan, Roman and Byzantine civilizations, in addition to the early Christian interval. the purpose of this sequence is to supply a uncomplicated resource of reference at the basic evolution of architectural variety and flavor in several components of Europe. each one quantity makes use of a pragmatic mix of technological advancements, aesthetic debates and person architects and constructions.

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Applications of Systems Approaches at the Farm and Regional by J. W. Jones, P. K. Thornton, J. W. Hansen (auth.), P. S.

By J. W. Jones, P. K. Thornton, J. W. Hansen (auth.), P. S. Teng, M. J. Kropff, H. F. M. ten Berge, J. B. Dent, F. P. Lansigan, H. H. van Laar (eds.)

Systems ways for agricultural improvement are had to be certain rational innovations for the function of agriculture in nationwide improvement. Mathematical types and laptop simulation offer goal instruments for utilizing technological know-how to figure out and evaluation recommendations for source administration at box, farm and local scales. besides the fact that, those instruments wouldn't be totally utilizable with out incorporating social and financial dimensions into their software. the second one foreign symposium, Systems ways for AgriculturalDevelopment, held in Los Baños, 6-8 December 1995, fostered this hyperlink among the bio-physical sciences and the social sciences within the selection of keynote papers and oral displays, a variety of that is integrated during this booklet. The book's contents extra replicate how platforms techniques have certainly moved past the learn mode into the appliance mode. the massive quantity and prime quality of interdisciplinary examine initiatives pronounced from diversified components of the globe, to figure out land use innovations that might meet a number of targets and but maintain common source bases, is a key indicator of this `coming of age'. on the farm point, the place trade-off judgements among procedures and items (commodities) characteristic strongly, a lot development is additionally glaring within the improvement of systems-based instruments for selection making. This ebook might be of specific curiosity to all agricultural scientists and planners, in addition to scholars attracted to multidisciplinary and holistic techniques for agricultural development.

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