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Niamh Reilly Women's Human Rights Niamh Reilly Women's Human Rights Новинка

Niamh Reilly Women's Human Rights

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Women's Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalising Age explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for womens human rights, especially over the past three decades. It identifies the main feminist influences that have shaped the movement liberal, radical, third world and cosmopolitan and exposes how the Western, legalist, state-centric, and liberal biases of mainstream human rights discourse impede the realisation of human rights in womens lives everywhere. The book traces the evolution of the womens human rights movement through an examination of its key issues, debates, and practical interventions in international law and policy arenas. This includes efforts to: Develop global gender equality norms via the UN Womens Convention Frame violence against women as a human rights issue Address gender-based crimes in conflict situations, include women in conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction, and challenge new forms of militarism Highlight the gendered human rights dimensions of widening inequalities in a context of neo-liberal globalisation Develop human rights responses to anti-feminist fundamentalist movements with a focus on reproductive and sexual rights Ultimately, Women's Human Rights reaffirms a commitment to critically reinterpreted universal human rights principles and demonstrates the vital role that bottom-up, transnational movements play in making them a reality in women's lives.
Hanumanthappa D. G. Vista of Human Rights (Human Rights' watch dogs) Hanumanthappa D. G. Vista of Human Rights (Human Rights' watch dogs) Новинка

Hanumanthappa D. G. Vista of Human Rights (Human Rights' watch dogs)

Book is beautiful narration on human rights, it discusses in detail the essentials and essence of human rights stashed away in the pristine concepts. It wonderfully philately interprets the human rights concepts by making things simpler and lucid in keeping with the understanding ability of an ordinary citizen of this country. The book is skillfully tries to stuff human rights fibro into democratic Skelton in a fantastic way, what realized through a glance trough a book is how important are the constitution and judiciary in any democratic system of a governance argues and elucidates how human rights build democracy and the role of democratic dispensation to uphold democratic values nestled in the human rights. This is a rare book among those I have read before that enlightens those citizens/students specifically about human rights values and more specifically values of democracy. The Voluble script talks more about judicial responsibility of preserving human rights is put on the shoulders of judiciary, this book contended that without judiciary no human rights no constitution ( democracy) exists.
United Nations The Universal Declaration of Human Rights United Nations The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Новинка

United Nations The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris). The Declaration arose directly from the experience of the Second World War and represents the first global expression of rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled. It consists of 30 articles which have been elaborated in subsequent international treaties, regional human rights instruments, national constitutions and laws. The International Bill of Human Rights consists of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and its two Optional Protocols. In 1966 the General Assembly adopted the two detailed Covenants, which complete the International Bill of Human Rights; and in 1976, after the Covenants had been ratified by a sufficient number of individual nations, the Bill took on the force of international law.
Robert Meyers A. Systems Biology Robert Meyers A. Systems Biology Новинка

Robert Meyers A. Systems Biology

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Systems biology is a relatively new biological study field that focuses on the systematic study of complex interactions in biological systems, thus using a new perspective (integration instead of reduction) to study them. Particularly from year 2000 onwards, the term is used widely in the biosciences, and in a variety of contexts. Systems biology is the study of the interconnected aspect of molecular, cellular, tissue, whole animal and ecological processes, and comprises mathematical and mechanistic studies of dynamical, mesoscopic, open, spatiotemporally defined, nonlinear, complex systems that are far from thermodynamic equilibrium.
Kapustka Lawrence A. Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from a Landscape Perspective Kapustka Lawrence A. Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from a Landscape Perspective Новинка

Kapustka Lawrence A. Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from a Landscape Perspective

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An important guide to assessing and managing the environment from a landscape perspective Ecological relationships are nested within the landscape. Identifying the relevant spatial and temporal scales is critical for an effective understanding of ecological functions that human societies depend upon. Moreover, human encroachment into natural areas, or changes in climate, can alter spatial relationships, which in turn can negatively affect vital plant and wildlife patterns—and weaken economic structures needed to sustain human societies. This book is the first to combine multiple disciplines into one cohesive strategy to study these crucial connections, and looks toward building a social paradigm that embraces the dynamics of ecological systems. This book: Integrates landscape ecology, environmental risk assessment, valuation of ecological goods and services, and environmental management decision processes into one single source Includes chapters on quantitative measures, Bayesian modeling,¿economic analysis, and sustainable landscapes Covers marine, forest, agricultural, and pharmaceutical risk assessment Has a chapter on predicting climate change risk to ecosystems Has a companion ftp site with color graphics, animations, and risk assessment tools With material that is accessible across all knowledge levels, Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from a Landscape Perspective moves beyond looking solely at chemical contaminants to diagnose environmental threats, and aims to accomplish practical risk assessment in a manner that supports long-term sustainable management.
Justin Lehmiller J. The Psychology of Human Sexuality Justin Lehmiller J. The Psychology of Human Sexuality Новинка

Justin Lehmiller J. The Psychology of Human Sexuality

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The Psychology of Human Sexuality offers a comprehensive overview of human sexual behavior from a biopsychosocial perspective. The text highlights psychological research and theory on human sexuality whilst also considering the biological, evolutionary, social, and cultural factors that influence our sex lives. Features comprehensive coverage of topics including gender and sexual orientation, relationships, sexual behaviors, sexual difficulties and solutions, prostitution, and pornography Offers more in-depth treatment of relationships than comparable texts, with separate chapters dealing with attraction and relationship processes Written from a sex-positive perspective, and is inclusive and respectful of a diverse audience Includes numerous activities to facilitate a dynamic and interactive classroom environment
Molly Zuckerman K. Modern Environments and Human Health. Revisiting the Second Epidemiological Transition Molly Zuckerman K. Modern Environments and Human Health. Revisiting the Second Epidemiological Transition Новинка

Molly Zuckerman K. Modern Environments and Human Health. Revisiting the Second Epidemiological Transition

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Written in an engaging and jargon-free style by a team of international and interdisciplinary experts, Modern Environments and Human Health demonstrates by example how methods, theoretical approaches, and data from a wide range of disciplines can be used to resolve longstanding questions about the second epidemiological transition. The first book to address the subject from a multi-regional, comparative, and interdisciplinary perspective, Modern Environments and Human Health is a valuable resource for students and academics in biological anthropology, economics, history, public health, demography, and epidemiology.
Tamara Sonn Islam. A Brief History Tamara Sonn Islam. A Brief History Новинка

Tamara Sonn Islam. A Brief History

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Reflecting recent global developments, the second edition of this illuminating introduction to Islamic history expands its coverage of the Qur’an, Sufism, and Muslim views on human rights, including the rights of women. An expanded new edition of this concise, illuminating introduction to Islam, written by one of the field’s leading scholars Spans Islamic history from the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islamic ideals, through Islam’s phenomenal geographical expansion and cultural development, to the creation of modern states and its role in today’s global society Features expanded coverage of the Qur’an, Sufism, and Muslim views on human rights, including the rights of women Includes fascinating vignettes of Islamic life, representing mainstream Muslim viewpoints on issues of global concern Explores the complex interrelationships of cultural, political, and ideological developments woven throughout Islamic history, drawing on specific examples including current developments in Pakistan
Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2003 Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2003 Новинка

Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2003

Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2003
Seyla Benhabib Dignity in Adversity. Human Rights in Troubled Times Seyla Benhabib Dignity in Adversity. Human Rights in Troubled Times Новинка

Seyla Benhabib Dignity in Adversity. Human Rights in Troubled Times

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The language of human rights has become the public vocabulary of our contemporary world. Ironically, as the political influence of human rights has grown, their philosophical justification has become ever more controversial. Building on a theory of discourse ethics and communicative rationality, this book addresses the politics and philosophy of human rights against the background of the broader social transformations that are shaping the modern world. Rejecting the reduction of international human rights to the Trojan horse of a neo-liberal empire's bid for world power, as well as the conservative objections to legal cosmopolitanism as encroachments upon democratic sovereignty, Benhabib develops two key concepts to move beyond these false antitheses. International human rights norms need contextualization in specific polities through processes of what she calls 'democratic iterations.' Furthermore, such norms have a 'jurisgenerative power,' in that they enable new actors to enter fields of social and political contestation; they promote new vocabularies for public claim-making and anticipate a justice to come. Ranging over themes such as sovereignty, citizenship, genocide, European anti-semitism, the crisis of the nation-state, and the 'scarf affair' in contemporary Europe and Turkey, this major new book by one of our leading political theorists reflects upon the political transformations of our times and makes a compelling case for a cosmopolitanism without illusions.
Wendy James Early Human Kinship. From Sex to Social Reproduction Wendy James Early Human Kinship. From Sex to Social Reproduction Новинка

Wendy James Early Human Kinship. From Sex to Social Reproduction

Early Human Kinship brings together original studies from leading figures in the biological sciences, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics to provide a major breakthrough in the debate over human evolution and the nature of society. A major new collaboration between specialists across the range of the human sciences including evolutionary biology and psychology; social/cultural anthropology; archaeology and linguistics Provides a ground-breaking set of original studies offering a new perspective on early human history Debates fundamental questions about early human society: Was there a connection between the beginnings of language and the beginnings of organized 'kinship and marriage'? How far did evolutionary selection favor gender and generation as principles for regulating social relations? Sponsored by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland in conjunction with the British Academy
Kohlas Juerg Generic Inference. A Unifying Theory for Automated Reasoning Kohlas Juerg Generic Inference. A Unifying Theory for Automated Reasoning Новинка

Kohlas Juerg Generic Inference. A Unifying Theory for Automated Reasoning

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This book provides a rigorous algebraic study of the most popular inference formalisms with a special focus on their wide application area, showing that all these tasks can be performed by a single generic inference algorithm. Written by the leading international authority on the topic, it includes an algebraic perspective (study of the valuation algebra framework), an algorithmic perspective (study of the generic inference schemes) and a «practical» perspective (formalisms and applications). Researchers in a number of fields including artificial intelligence, operational research, databases and other areas of computer science; graduate students; and professional programmers of inference methods will benefit from this work.
Morgan Barense The Wiley Handbook on The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory Morgan Barense The Wiley Handbook on The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory Новинка

Morgan Barense The Wiley Handbook on The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory

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The Wiley Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory presents a comprehensive overview of the latest, cutting-edge neuroscience research being done relating to the study of human memory and cognition. Features the analysis of original data using cutting edge methods in cognitive neuroscience research Presents a conceptually accessible discussion of human memory research Includes contributions from authors that represent a “who’s who” of human memory neuroscientists from the U.S. and abroad Supplemented with a variety of excellent and accessible diagrams to enhance comprehension
Kottler Jeffrey A. Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own. Paths to Social Justice and Global Human Rights Kottler Jeffrey A. Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own. Paths to Social Justice and Global Human Rights Новинка

Kottler Jeffrey A. Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own. Paths to Social Justice and Global Human Rights

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By supporting others and promoting change, helping professionals also enjoy the benefit of personal growth. Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own is filled with narratives from individuals from social work, psychology, counseling, and allied health fields. Inspiring and stirring, this book vividly illustrates how to promote social justice and foster global human rights. Its accompanying DVD features stories from a social justice mission to Nepal reaching out to neglected children. Students and professionals will find this book a profound reminder of how targeted social justice efforts have resulted in transformative experiences. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Ryan Balot K. A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought Ryan Balot K. A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought Новинка

Ryan Balot K. A Companion to Greek and Roman Political Thought

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Comprises 34 essays from leading scholars in history, classics, philosophy, and political science to illuminate Greek and Roman political thought in all its diversity and depth. Offers a broad survey of ancient political thought from Archaic Greece through Late Antiquity Approaches ancient political philosophy from both a normative and historical focus Examines Greek and Roman political thought within historical context and contemporary debate Explores the role of ancient political thought in a range of philosophies, such as the individual and community, human rights, religion, and cosmopolitanism
Terrorism and the Limitation of Rights: The ECHR and the US Constitution Terrorism and the Limitation of Rights: The ECHR and the US Constitution Новинка

Terrorism and the Limitation of Rights: The ECHR and the US Constitution

Taking as a starting point the widely accepted view that states confronted with terrorism must find a proper equilibrium between their respective obligations of preserving fundamental rights and fighting terrorism effectively, this book seeks to demonstrate how the design and enforcement of a human rights instrument may influence the result of that exercise. An attempt is made to answer the question how a legal order's approach to the limitation of rights may shape decision-making trade-offs between the demands of liberty and the need to guarantee individual and collective security. In doing so, special attention is given to the difference between the adjudicative methods of balancing and categorisation. The book challenges the conventional wisdom that individual rights, in times of crisis, are better served by the application of categorical rather than flexible models of limitation. In addition, the work considers the impact of a variety of other factors, including the discrepancies in enforcing an international convention as opposed to a national constitution and the use of emergency provisions permitting derogations from human rights obligations in time of war or a public emergency.
Barbara Schmidt M. Ethnobotany. A Phytochemical Perspective Barbara Schmidt M. Ethnobotany. A Phytochemical Perspective Новинка

Barbara Schmidt M. Ethnobotany. A Phytochemical Perspective

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Ethnobotany: A Phytochemical Perspective explores the chemistry behind hundreds of plant medicines, dyes, fibers, flavors, poisons, insect repellants, and many other uses of botanicals. Bridging the gap between ethnobotany and chemistry, this book presents an introduction to botany, ethnobotany, and phytochemistry to clearly join these fields of study and highlight their importance in the discovery of botanical uses in modern industry and research. Part I. Ethnobotany, explores the history of plant exploration, current issues such as conservation and intellectual property rights, and a review of plant anatomy. An extensive section on plant taxonomy highlights particularly influential and economically important plants from across the plant kingdom. Part II. Phytochemistry, provides fundamentals of secondary metabolism, includes line drawings of biosynthetic pathways and chemical structures, and describes traditional and modern methods of plant extraction and analysis. The last section is devoted to the history of native plants and people and case studies on plants that changed the course of human history from five geographical regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Ocean. Throughout the entire book, vivid color photographs bring science to life, capturing the essence of human botanical knowledge and the beauty of the plant kingdom.
Philip Sheldrake The Spiritual City. Theology, Spirituality, and the Urban Philip Sheldrake The Spiritual City. Theology, Spirituality, and the Urban Новинка

Philip Sheldrake The Spiritual City. Theology, Spirituality, and the Urban

A Spiritual City provides a broad examination of the meaning and importance of cities from a Christian perspective. Contains thought-provoking theological and spiritual reflections on city-making by a leading scholar Unites contemporary thinking about urban space and built environments with the latest in urban theology Addresses the long-standing anti-urban bias of Christianity and its emphasis on inwardness and pilgrimage Presents an important religious perspective on the potential of cities to create a strong human community and sense of sacred space
Sudhir Dixit Human Bond Communication. The Holy Grail of Holistic Communication and Immersive Experience Sudhir Dixit Human Bond Communication. The Holy Grail of Holistic Communication and Immersive Experience Новинка

Sudhir Dixit Human Bond Communication. The Holy Grail of Holistic Communication and Immersive Experience

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This book approaches the topic area of the Internet of Things (IoT) from the perspective of the five types of human communication. Through this perspective on the human communication types, the book aims to specifically address how IoT technologies can support humans and their endeavors. The book explores the fields of sensors, wireless, physiology, biology, wearables, and the Internet. This book is organized with five sections, each covering a central theme; Section 1: The basics of human bond communication Section 2: Relevance IoT, BAN and PAN Section 3: Applications of HBC Section 4: Security, Privacy and Regulatory Challenges Section 5: The Big Picture (Where do we go from here?)
Edward Frantz O. A Companion to the Reconstruction Presidents 1865 - 1881 Edward Frantz O. A Companion to the Reconstruction Presidents 1865 - 1881 Новинка

Edward Frantz O. A Companion to the Reconstruction Presidents 1865 - 1881

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A Companion to Reconstruction Presidents presents a series of original essays that explore a variety of important issues, themes, and debates associated with the presidencies of Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, and Rutherford B. Hayes. Represents the first comprehensive look at the presidencies of Johnson, Grant, and Hayes in one volume Features contributions from top historians and presidential scholars Approaches the study of these presidents from a historiographical perspective Key topics include each president’s political career; foreign policy; domestic policy; military history; and social context of their terms in office
Rose-Marie Dechaine Linguistics For Dummies Rose-Marie Dechaine Linguistics For Dummies Новинка

Rose-Marie Dechaine Linguistics For Dummies

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The fascinating, fun, and friendly way to understand the science behind human language Linguistics is the scientific study of human language. Linguistics students study how languages are constructed, how they function, how they affect society, and how humans learn language. From understanding other languages to teaching computers to communicate, linguistics plays a vital role in society. Linguistics For Dummies tracks to a typical college-level introductory linguistics course and arms you with the confidence, knowledge, and know-how to score your highest. Understand the science behind human language Grasp how language is constructed Score your highest in college-level linguistics If you're enrolled in an introductory linguistics course or simply have a love of human language, Linguistics For Dummies is your one-stop resource for unlocking the science of the spoken word.
Fritz Allhoff Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone. The Dao of Daddy Fritz Allhoff Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone. The Dao of Daddy Новинка

Fritz Allhoff Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone. The Dao of Daddy

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Fatherhood – Philosophy for Everyone offers fathers wisdom and practical advice drawn from the annals of philosophy. Both thought-provoking and humorous, it provides a valuable starting and ending point for reflecting on this crucial role. Address the roles, experiences, ethics, and challenges of fatherhood from a philosophical perspective Includes essays on Confucius, Socrates, the experience of African fatherhood, and the perspective of two women writers Explores the changing role of fatherhood and investigates what it means to be a father An ideal complement to Motherhood – Philosophy for Everyone (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
Success and Failure of Activity-Based Techniques: A Long-Term Perspective Success and Failure of Activity-Based Techniques: A Long-Term Perspective Новинка

Success and Failure of Activity-Based Techniques: A Long-Term Perspective

This publication arises from the research project "Implementing activity-based techniques - a longitudinal study" which was funded with a research grant from the СІМА Research Foundation. The award of a Research Foundation grant, and the publication of findings in this format, indicates that the recipient has successfully passed two separate peer review processes, which also involved practitioner assessors. The views expressed in this publication are the authors' own, and do not necessarily represent those of СІМА.
Sahar El-Nadi Sandcastles & Snowmen Sahar El-Nadi Sandcastles & Snowmen Новинка

Sahar El-Nadi Sandcastles & Snowmen

Sahar El-Nadi's new book demystifies Islam and Muslims. From a female leader's worldwide perspective, Sandcastles & Snowmen explores faith through the story of a woman on a personal journey to search for spirituality, leading her to reconnect with Islam in a new, global context in the turbulent post 9/11 world.While taking the reader on a beautiful journey to discover the self and the world, Sahar El-Nadi tells her personal story of life, faith, and triumph. A brave woman and an intellectual thinker, Sahar reveals in eloquent English the Islamic perspective of Reward and Punishment, Manners and Ethics, Human Rights and more.This book is for the global reader, to inform and inspire and to help break barriers and encourage communication across divides of race and creed. It is also a good tool for addressing integration issues related to Muslim immigrants and asylum seekers. But most of all, this book is meant to show how women can help make this a better world, by reaching out and speaking up, to challenge ignorance and hate and to engage the world in a peaceful dialogue based on facts, mutual respect and friendship.
Zanele Muholi (Fotografas Africanas / African Women Photographers) Zanele Muholi (Fotografas Africanas / African Women Photographers) Новинка

Zanele Muholi (Fotografas Africanas / African Women Photographers)

South African photographer Zanele Muholi (born 1972) offers an unflinching portrait of the lives, politics and aesthetics of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community in South Africa. A lesbian and human rights activist, Muholi uses her photographs to raise awareness about the LGBTI community in a country where violence against gays is commonplace.
Of Women : In the 21st Century Of Women : In the 21st Century Новинка

Of Women : In the 21st Century

This book starts from the position that gender injustice is the greatest human rights abuse on the planet. It blights First and developing worlds; rich and poor women. Gender injustice impacts health, wealth, education, representation, opportunity and security everywhere. It is no exaggeration to describe the position of women as an apartheid, but it is not limited to one country or historical period. For this ancient and continuing wrong is millennial in duration and global in reach. Only radical solutions can even scratch its surface. However, the prize is a great one: the collateral benefits to peace, prosperity, sustainability and general human happiness are potentially enormous. All this because we are all interconnected and all men are of women too.
I. Shah A perumed scorpion I. Shah A perumed scorpion Новинка

I. Shah A perumed scorpion

The term "perfume scorpion", which used the great Sufi master Bahauddin, symbolizes the hypocrisy and self-deception as a separate individual, and entire institutions. Idries Shah in these lectures and meditation draws attention to the fragrance and a scorpion - on cover and reality in psychology, human behavior, and in the training process. Filled with illustrative anecdotes of modern life, this book is grown from educational institutions, which were used by Rumi, Hafiz, Jami, and other great sages. The book contains basic lectures delivered Idris Shah at US universities under the auspices of the Institute The Institute for the Study if Human Knowledge (Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge) and The Graduate Institute of Internetional Studies (Graduate School of International Studies), Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Olga B. A. van den Akker Reproductive Health Psychology Olga B. A. van den Akker Reproductive Health Psychology Новинка

Olga B. A. van den Akker Reproductive Health Psychology

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This volume provides a comprehensive, up-to-date theoretical and empirical background to the psychology of reproductive health. Provides a life span perspective of the psychology of reproductive health and its disorders, from menarche to menopause and reproductive health in older age Focuses on issues of the individual's reproductive health experience, including reproduction, pregnancy, maternity, and birth, as well as conditions such as PMDD, dysmenorrhea, and events including pregnancy failure, and abortion Acknowledges the wider social context with discussions of poverty, inequality, educational and economic status, age, and urban versus rural access Addresses life style related factors, human rights to choice, information and access, fertility control and reproductive health regulation and health care services Illustrates topics with empirical data supported with tables and figures
Ville Pulkki Communication Acoustics. An Introduction to Speech, Audio and Psychoacoustics Ville Pulkki Communication Acoustics. An Introduction to Speech, Audio and Psychoacoustics Новинка

Ville Pulkki Communication Acoustics. An Introduction to Speech, Audio and Psychoacoustics

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In communication acoustics, the communication channel consists of a sound source, a channel (acoustic and/or electric) and finally the receiver: the human auditory system, a complex and intricate system that shapes the way sound is heard. Thus, when developing techniques in communication acoustics, such as in speech, audio and aided hearing, it is important to understand the time–frequency–space resolution of hearing. This book facilitates the reader’s understanding and development of speech and audio techniques based on our knowledge of the auditory perceptual mechanisms by introducing the physical, signal-processing and psychophysical background to communication acoustics. It then provides a detailed explanation of sound technologies where a human listener is involved, including audio and speech techniques, sound quality measurement, hearing aids and audiology. Key features: Explains perceptually-based audio: the authors take a detailed but accessible engineering perspective on sound and hearing with a focus on the human place in the audio communications signal chain, from psychoacoustics and audiology to optimizing digital signal processing for human listening. Presents a wide overview of speech, from the human production of speech sounds and basics of phonetics to major speech technologies, recognition and synthesis of speech and methods for speech quality evaluation. Includes MATLAB examples that serve as an excellent basis for the reader’s own investigations into communication acoustics interaction schemes which intuitively combine touch, vision and voice for lifelike interactions.
John Norris Reflections upon the conduct of human life John Norris Reflections upon the conduct of human life Новинка

John Norris Reflections upon the conduct of human life

Полный вариант заголовка: «Reflections upon the conduct of human life : with reference to the study of learning and knowledge : in a letter to the Excellent Lady, the Lady Masbam / by John Norris ; to which is annexed, a Visitation sermon, by the same author».
The Women of Israel: Volume 1: Or, Characters and Sketches from the Holy Scriptures, and Jewish History The Women of Israel: Volume 1: Or, Characters and Sketches from the Holy Scriptures, and Jewish History Новинка

The Women of Israel: Volume 1: Or, Characters and Sketches from the Holy Scriptures, and Jewish History

Grace Aguilar, a prolific nineteenth-century novelist and Jewish historian of Sephardic descent, was known for her works of fiction, but in this 1845 publication she addresses Jewish history from a female perspective. These two volumes consist of a series of biographical essays on Old Testament, Talmudic and modern Jewish women. Aguilar identifies a need for more female biography of scripture, postulating a continuity between the biblical matriarchs and the Jewish women of her generation. Addressing a female readership, Aguilar writes in a didactic and highly evangelical tone characteristic of the period, using her discussion to argue for the emancipation of Jews, particularly Jewish women, who should also have access to all Jewish religious texts. The Women of Israel is divided into seven historical periods, and this first volume deals with the first three.
Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied Новинка

Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied

Every serious course contains a textbook and a problem-solving book. This is a solving-problems book after textbook named “Human Being Theory (for Dummies)”. Author analyzes 15 selected films (1994—2016) using concepts of levels and temperaments from the textbook.
Eyewitness: Culture in a Changing World: A CLIL-Oriented Approach Eyewitness: Culture in a Changing World: A CLIL-Oriented Approach Новинка

Eyewitness: Culture in a Changing World: A CLIL-Oriented Approach

Eyewitness is a new course on life and culture which provides opportunities for in-depth study, reflection and discussion using a modern and original eyewitness approach, observing events "on the ground" and maintaining an all-round international perspective to topics.
James Sharon L. A Companion to Women in the Ancient World James Sharon L. A Companion to Women in the Ancient World Новинка

James Sharon L. A Companion to Women in the Ancient World

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Selected by Choice as a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable Mention as a Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences A Companion to Women in the Ancient World presents an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of newly-commissioned essays from prominent scholars on the study of women in the ancient world. The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of readings to address the study of women in the ancient world Explores a broad range of topics relating to women in antiquity, including: Mother-Goddess Theory; Women in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the Near East; Women and the Family, the State, and Religion; Dress and Adornment; Female Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial Women; Women in Late Antiquity; Early Women Saints; and many more Thematically arranged to emphasize the importance of historical themes of continuity, development, and innovation Reconsiders much of the well-known evidence and preconceived notions relating to women in antiquity Includes contributions from many of the most prominent scholars associated with the study of women in antiquity
J. P. Hardy Samuel Johnson: A Critical Study J. P. Hardy Samuel Johnson: A Critical Study Новинка

J. P. Hardy Samuel Johnson: A Critical Study

Dr Samuel Johnson's literary works are full of variety and interest. They include biographies, essays, political pamphlets, as well as a number of significant poems, a body of literary criticism remarkable for its range and shrewdness, a famous dictionary, and an edition of Shakespeare's plays. Throughout his life, Johnson suffered from strong feelings of guilt and a very real fear of insanity. These feelings had a strong influence on his writings, forcing him to communicate, to "remind" his readers of their limitations and weaknesses. Yet he also had an abiding sense of the dignity and importance of human aspirations. In a profound way, he recognized that "the proper study of mankind is man", and his own works bear witness to his genuine and fundamental humanity. The author shows that Johnson's real strength as a writer derives from this humanity, from his ability to feel enormous compassion at the same time as he grapples with the central problems of human existence. John Hardy makes a detailed interpretation of all of Johnson's major works, devoting particular attention to the connection between Samuel Johnson's deeply spiritual nature and impressive intelligence as a writer.
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space Новинка

Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

A thousand years from now, our epoch will be remembered as the time when we first left the Earth and saw it from beyond the outermost planet as a pale blue dot, almost lost...
G.D. Robins A Study of Chronic Glanders in Man G.D. Robins A Study of Chronic Glanders in Man Новинка

G.D. Robins A Study of Chronic Glanders in Man

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "Guertin Printing Co.", 1906 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.A study of chronic glanders in man with report of a case, analysis of 156 cases collected from the literature, and an appendix of the incidence of equine and human glanders in Canada.
Booker T. Washington Up from Slavery. An Autobiography Booker T. Washington Up from Slavery. An Autobiography Новинка

Booker T. Washington Up from Slavery. An Autobiography

Up from Slavery is one of the greatest American autobiographies ever written. Its mantras of black economic empowerment, land ownership, and self-help inspired generations of black leaders, including Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, and Louis Farrakhan. In rags-to-riches fashion, Washington recounts his ascendance from early life as a mulatto slave in Virginia to a 34-year term as president of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. From that position, Washington reigned as the most important leader of his people, with slogans like "cast down your buckets," which emphasized vocational merit rather than the academic and political excellence championed by his contemporary rival W.E.B. Du Bois. Though many considered him too accommodating to segregationists, Washington, as he said in his historic "Atlanta Compromise" speech of 1895, believed that "political agitation alone would not save the Negro," and that "property, industry, skill, intelligence, and character" would prove necessary to black Americans' success. Booker T. Washington was an American political leader, educator and author of African ancestry, best known for his tenure as President of Tuskegee University. Washington was constantly criticized by his contemporaries for being too conciliatory to whites and not concerned enough about civil rights. It would not be until after his death that the world would find out that he had indeed worked a great deal for civil rights anonymou...
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A Chronology of Photography presents a fresh perspective on the medium by taking a purely chronological approach to its history, tracing the complex links between...
Mark M. Jarzombek Architecture of First Societies. A Global Perspective Mark M. Jarzombek Architecture of First Societies. A Global Perspective Новинка

Mark M. Jarzombek Architecture of First Societies. A Global Perspective

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“This book is the most comprehensively global and critically sensitive synthesis of what we now know of the material and socio-cultural evolution of the so-called First Societies. Written by a distinguished architectural historian and theorist, this truly remarkable and indispensable study shows how the material culture of our forebears, from building to clothing, food, ritual and dance, was inextricably bound up with the mode of survival obtained in a particular place and time…It is a study that will surely become required reading for every student of material culture.”—Kenneth Frampton Starting with the dawn of human society, through early civilizations, to the pre-Columbian American tribes, Architecture of First Societies: A Global Perspective traces the different cultural formations that developed in various places throughout the world to form the built environment. Looking through the lens of both time and geography, the history of early architecture is brought to life with full-color photographs, maps, and drawings. Drawing on the latest research in archaeological and anthropological knowledge, this landmark book also looks at how indigenous societies build today in order to help inform the past.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Graham Greenes The End of the Affair Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Graham Greenes The End of the Affair Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Graham Greenes The End of the Affair

A Study Guide for Graham Greene's "The End of the Affair," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary News For Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary News For Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged

A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Christopher Paolini's Eragon Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Christopher Paolini's Eragon Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Christopher Paolini's Eragon

A study guide for Christopher Paolini's "Eragon", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Newsmakers for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Newsmakers for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

A Study Guide for Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea

A Study Guide for Jean Rhys's "Wide Sargasso Sea," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Joseph Brodsky's Odysseus to Telemachus Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Joseph Brodsky's Odysseus to Telemachus Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Joseph Brodsky's Odysseus to Telemachus

A Study Guide for Joseph Brodsky's "Odysseus to Telemachus," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Toni Morrison's Beloved Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Toni Morrison's Beloved Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Toni Morrison's Beloved

A Study Guide for Toni Morrison's "Beloved," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead

A Study Guide for Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go

A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro's "Never Let Me Go," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Anthony N. Penna The Human Footprint. A Global Environmental History Anthony N. Penna The Human Footprint. A Global Environmental History Новинка

Anthony N. Penna The Human Footprint. A Global Environmental History

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The Human Footprint: A Global Environmental History, Second Edition, presents a multidisciplinary global history of Earth from its origins to the present day. Provides a comprehensive, global, multidisciplinary history of the planet from its earliest origins to the present era Draws on the most recent research in geology, climatology, evolutionary biology, archaeology, anthropology, history, demography and the social and physical sciences Features the latest research findings on planetary history, human evolution, the green agricultural revolution, climate change, global warming and the nature of world/human history interdependencies Offers in-depth analyses of topics relating to human evolution, agriculture, population growth, urbanization, manufacturing, consumption, industrialization, and fossil fuel dependency.
Helen Westgeest Video Art Theory. A Comparative Approach Helen Westgeest Video Art Theory. A Comparative Approach Новинка

Helen Westgeest Video Art Theory. A Comparative Approach

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Video Art Theory: A Comparative Approach demonstrates how video art functions on the basis of a comparative media approach, providing a crucial understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art and of the visual mediations we encounter in daily life. A critical investigation of the visual media and selected video artworks which contributes to the understanding of video as a medium in contemporary art The only study specifically devoted to theorizing the medium of video from the perspective of prominent characteristics which result from how video works deal with time, space, representation, and narrative The text has emerged out of the author’s own lectures and seminars on video art Offers a comparative approach which students find especially useful, offering new perspectives
Study Skills in English (аудиокнига CD) Study Skills in English (аудиокнига CD) Новинка

Study Skills in English (аудиокнига CD)

Study Skills Second edition is a complete course for students who are currently attending a university or college or who hope to begin university or college studies soon. The course covers reading academic texts efficiently and effectively; taking notes from lectures and books; doing basic research; using library or computer-based resources; writing academic papers; taking part in discussions; presenting papers; managing study time and preparing for examinations For self-study purposes materials from the Tutor's Book (previously published separately) have been incorporated to form one combined student-friendly text.
Vladimir V. Zemsha Diversity. From ethnocentrism to ethnorelativism Vladimir V. Zemsha Diversity. From ethnocentrism to ethnorelativism Новинка

Vladimir V. Zemsha Diversity. From ethnocentrism to ethnorelativism

The notion of diversity. Ethnocentrism and how to live out in a multicultural society. The main misconceptions on the path of interculturization.The human Ego as a property inherent in nature, makes a human to identify the self in the world and regard the self as a subject through which he survives and evolves in a competitive environment of “natural selection”, but the same property builds barriers in the mind that prevent him from objective perception of reality.
Andrey Sokolov Economics and human rights Andrey Sokolov Economics and human rights Новинка

Andrey Sokolov Economics and human rights

We must do the impossible.Everything else will be done by others.The task of this book is not only to bring arguments and reasoning about the impact of respect for human rights on the economies of countries. The task is to formulate the goal of the 21st century.
Witlox Frank Commodity Chains and World Cities Witlox Frank Commodity Chains and World Cities Новинка

Witlox Frank Commodity Chains and World Cities

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Transnational spatial relations offer a key point from which to study the geographies of contemporary globalization. This book assesses the possible cross-fertilization between two of the most notable analytical frameworks – the world city network framework and the global commodity chain framework. Transnational spatial relations have become a key analytical lens through which to study the geographies of contemporary globalization Brings together contributions of key researchers from different backgrounds and different parts of the world Offers a set of original approaches to the study of the networked geography of globalization
Julian Savulescu Enhancing Human Capacities Julian Savulescu Enhancing Human Capacities Новинка

Julian Savulescu Enhancing Human Capacities

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Enhancing Human Capacities is the first to review the very latest scientific developments in human enhancement. It is unique in its examination of the ethical and policy implications of these technologies from a broad range of perspectives. Presents a rich range of perspectives on enhancement from world leading ethicists and scientists from Europe and North America The most comprehensive volume yet on the science and ethics of human enhancement Unique in providing a detailed overview of current and expected scientific advances in this area Discusses both general conceptual and ethical issues and concrete questions of policy Includes sections covering all major forms of enhancement: cognitive, affective, physical, and life extension
Zygmunt Bauman Of God and Man Zygmunt Bauman Of God and Man Новинка

Zygmunt Bauman Of God and Man

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In this engaging dialogue, Zygmunt Bauman, sociologist and philosopher, and Stanislaw Obirek, theologian and cultural historian, explore the place of spirituality and religion in the world today and in the everyday lives of individuals. Their conversation ranges from the plight of monotheistic religions cast onto a polytheistic world stage to the nature of religious experience and its impact on human worldviews and life strategies; from Messianic and Promethean ideas of redemption and salvation to the possibility and prospects of inter-religious dialogue and the factors standing in its way. While starting from different places, Bauman and Obirek are driven by the same concern to reconcile the multiplicity of religions with the oneness of humanity, and to do so in a way that avoids the trap of adhering to a single truth, bearing witness instead to the multiplicity of human truths and the diversity of cultures and faiths. For everything creative in human existence has its roots in human diversity; it is not human diversity that turns brother against brother but the refusal of it. The fundamental condition of peace, solidarity and benevolent cooperation among human beings is a willingness to accept that there is a multiplicity of ways of being human, and a willingness to accept the model of coexistence that this multiplicity requires.

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In communication acoustics, the communication channel consists of a sound source, a channel (acoustic and/or electric) and finally the receiver: the human auditory system, a complex and intricate system that shapes the way sound is heard. Thus, when developing techniques in communication acoustics, such as in speech, audio and aided hearing, it is important to understand the time–frequency–space resolution of hearing. This book facilitates the reader’s understanding and development of speech and audio techniques based on our knowledge of the auditory perceptual mechanisms by introducing the physical, signal-processing and psychophysical background to communication acoustics. It then provides a detailed explanation of sound technologies where a human listener is involved, including audio and speech techniques, sound quality measurement, hearing aids and audiology. Key features: Explains perceptually-based audio: the authors take a detailed but accessible engineering perspective on sound and hearing with a focus on the human place in the audio communications signal chain, from psychoacoustics and audiology to optimizing digital signal processing for human listening. Presents a wide overview of speech, from the human production of speech sounds and basics of phonetics to major speech technologies, recognition and synthesis of speech and methods for speech quality evaluation. Includes MATLAB examples that serve as an excellent basis for the reader’s own investigations into communication acoustics interaction schemes which intuitively combine touch, vision and voice for lifelike interactions.
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