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  • Mary and Early Christian Women

    Mary and Early Christian Women
    av Ally Kateusz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030111106

    This book is open access under a CC BY-NC-ND license.This book reveals exciting early Christian evidence that Mary was remembered as a powerful role model for women leaders-women apostles, baptizers, and presiders at the ritual meal. Early Christian…

  • Robert Lepage's Scenographic Dramaturgy

    Robert Lepage's Scenographic Dramaturgy
    av Melissa Poll

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030103620

    This book theorizes auteur Robert Lepage's scenography-based approach to adapting canonical texts. Lepage's technique is defined here as 'scenographic dramaturgy', a process and product that de-privileges dramatic text and relies instead on evocativ…

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

    Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030169237

    This book is a comprehensive review of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT): its physics, clinical evidence, indications, and future directions. The utilization of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereot…

  • Media, Journalism and Disaster Communities

    Media, Journalism and Disaster Communities

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030337117

    This book illuminates the concept of disaster communities through a series of international case studies. It offers an eclectic overview of how different forms of media and journalism contribute to our understanding of the lived experiences of commu…

  • Robot Adventures in Python and C

    Robot Adventures in Python and C
    av Thomas Braunl

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030388966

    In this book the author stresses software as the most important topic in modern robotics. In particular the book concentrates on software for mobile robots, and the author demonstrates how inexpensive solutions can be constructed by mounting Raspber…

  • Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

    Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
    av Lise Uytterhoeven

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030278151

    This book analyses the world-renowned Belgian choreographer's key approaches and dramaturgical strategies through selected case studies from his oeuvre between 2000 and 2010, from Rien de Rien to Babel(words). It investigates Cherkaoui's choreograph…

  • The Politics of Public Administration Reform in Italy

    The Politics of Public Administration Reform in Italy
    av Sabrina Cavatorto

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030322878

    This book provides a stimulating presentation of the Italian administrative system through an empirical and critical perspective on the processes of administrative reform at the national level. It focuses on some of the most recent changes developed…

  • Marx and Contemporary Critical Theory

    Marx and Contemporary Critical Theory

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030399535

    This edited volume brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars to explore the traces of the idea of "Real Abstraction" in Marx's thought from the early to late writings, as well as the theoretical and practical consequen…

  • Fundamentals of Digital Forensics

    Fundamentals of Digital Forensics
    av Joakim Kavrestad

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030389536

    This practical and accessible textbook/reference describes the theory and methodology of digital forensic examinations, presenting examples developed in collaboration with police authorities to ensure relevance to real-world practice. The coverage i…

  • EDiR - The Essential Guide

    EDiR - The Essential Guide
    av Judith Babar

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030200657

    This EDiR guide has a practical rather than a theoretical focus, and is intended as a reference tool for potential EDiR candidates who would like to gain a better understanding of the EDiR examination. A pool of experts has made every possible effor…

  • Responsible Artificial Intelligence

    Responsible Artificial Intelligence
    av Virginia Dignum

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030303709

    In this book, the author examines the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence systems as they integrate and replace traditional social structures in new sociocognitive-technological environments. She discusses issues related to the integrity…

  • Transparency in Insurance Contract Law

    Transparency in Insurance Contract Law

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030311971

    This Volume of the AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation focuses on transparency as the guiding principle of modern insurance law. It consists of chapters written by leaders in the respective field, who address transparency in…

  • The European Union in a Changing World Order

    The European Union in a Changing World Order

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030180003

    This book explores how the European Union responds to the ongoing challenges to the liberal international order. These challenges arise both within the EU itself and beyond its borders, and put into question the values of free trade and liberal demo…

  • The New Age of Electronic Dance Music and Club Culture

    The New Age of Electronic Dance Music and Club Culture

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030390013

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of electronic dance music (EDM) and club culture. To do so, it interlinks a broad range of disciplines, revealing their (at times vastly) differing standpoints on the same subject. Scholars from such diverse…

  • Python for Probability, Statistics, and Machine Learning

    Python for Probability, Statistics, and Machine Learning
    av Jose Unpingco

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030185442

    This book, fully updated for Python version 3.6+, covers the key ideas that link probability, statistics, and machine learning illustrated using Python modules in these areas. All the figures and numerical results are reproducible using the Python c…

  • 5G System Design

    5G System Design
    av Wan Lei

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030222352

    This book presents a detailed pedagogical description of the 5G commercial wireless communication system design, from an end to end perspective. It compares and contrasts NR with LTE, and gives a concise and highly accessible description of the key…

  • Quality Work in Higher Education

    Quality Work in Higher Education

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030417567

    This book focuses on quality work in higher education, and examines the relationship between the organizational and pedagogical dimensions of quality work in higher education. Bringing together different disciplinary traditions, including educationa…

  • Rocket Science

    Rocket Science
    av Mark Denny

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030280796

    This is a book about rocket science: what it is and what it does. From the earliest fireworks to nuclear-powered spacecraft, all you would ever want or need to know about the subject is here, along with a straightforward explanation of how, why and…

  • Mass Violence and Memory in the Digital Age

    Mass Violence and Memory in the Digital Age

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030393946

    This volume explores the shifting tides of how political violence is memorialized in today's decentralized, digital era. The book enhances our understanding of how the digital turn is changing the ways that we remember, interpret, and memorialize th…

  • Peace, Security and Defence Cooperation in Post-Brexit Europe

    Peace, Security and Defence Cooperation in Post-Brexit Europe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030124175

    Highlighting the challenges and prospects of European security cooperation, this volume examines the impact of Brexit on strategic aspects of security, peace, defence and foreign policy for both the European Union and the UK. It applies theoretical…

  • The Phantom Comics and the New Left

    The Phantom Comics and the New Left
    av Robert Aman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030397999

    This book is about the Phantom in Sweden, or, more correctly, about Sweden in the Phantom. Robert Aman uncovers how a peripheral American superhero - created in 1936 by Lee Falk - that has been accused of both racism and sexism has become a national…

  • Positive Sociology of Leisure

    Positive Sociology of Leisure

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030418113

    This edited collection explores Positive Sociology of Leisure (PSL) as a subfield relating to leisure studies, sociology of leisure, and sociology of happiness. Defined as an area of research that examines social aspects of leisure life with a focus…

  • Agency and the Holocaust

    Agency and the Holocaust

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030389970

    The book assembles case studies on the human dimension of the Holocaust as illuminated in the academic work of preeminent Holocaust scholar Deborah Dwork, the founding director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, home of the…

  • The Five Senses in Nabokov's Works

    The Five Senses in Nabokov's Works

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030454050

    This collection of essaysfocuses on a subject largely neglected in Nabokovian criticism-the importance and significance of the five senses in Vladimir Nabokov's work, poetics, politics and aesthetics. This text analyzes the crucial role of the autho…

  • Critical Psychiatry

    Critical Psychiatry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030027315

    This book is a guide for psychiatrists struggling to incorporate transformational strategies into their clinical work. The book begins with an overview of the concept of critical psychiatry before focusing its analytic lens on the DSM diagnostic sys…

  • A Philosophical View of the Ocean and Humanity

    A Philosophical View of the Ocean and Humanity
    av Anders Omstedt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030366797

    This book is about the ocean and about the future. It is written in two modes, a concerned analytical scientific mode and an intuitive artistic mode in which the ocean is given a voice. The disconnect in the relationship between human dependency on…

  • Work in the Future

    Work in the Future

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030211332

    This short, accessible book seeks to explore the future of work through the views and opinions of a range of expertise, encompassing economic, historical, technological, ethical and anthropological aspects of the debate. The transition to an automat…

  • Climate Psychology

    Climate Psychology

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030117405

    This book investigates the psycho-social phenomenon which is society's failure to respond to climate change. It analyses the non-rational dimensions of our collective paralysis in the face of worsening climate change and environmental destruction, e…

  • Fundamental Polymer Science

    Fundamental Polymer Science
    av Ulf W. Gedde

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030297923

    This successor to the popular textbook, "Polymer Physics" (Springer, 1999), is the result of a quarter-century of teaching experience as well as critical comments from specialists in the various sub-fields, resulting in better explanations and more…

  • Government Responses to Crisis

    Government Responses to Crisis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030393083

    When crises occur, citizens, media and policymakers alike expect government to respond and to take a leading role in recovery. Given the scale and scope of crises, whether natural (such as hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes), manmade (such as confl…

  • Extended Working Life Policies

    Extended Working Life Policies

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030409845

    This open access book addresses the current debate on extended working life policy by considering the influence of gender and health on the experiences of older workers. Bringing together an international team of scholars, it tackles issues as gende…

  • Postmodern Time and Space in Fiction and Theory

    Postmodern Time and Space in Fiction and Theory
    av Michael Kane

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030374488

    Postmodern Time and Space in Fiction and Theory seeks to place the contemporary transformation of notions of space and time, often attributed to the technologies we use, in the context of the ongoing transformations of modernity. Bringing together e…

  • Research Challenges in Information Science

    Research Challenges in Information Science

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030503154

    This book constitutes the proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Sciences, RCIS 2020, held in Limassol, Cyprus, during September 23-25, 2020. The conference was originally scheduled for May 2020, but t…

  • Institutions and Organizations of Refugee Integration

    Institutions and Organizations of Refugee Integration
    av Gregg Bucken-Knapp

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030272487

    This book examines the integration experiences of refugees to Sweden from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1995), and more recently from Syria (2014-2018) - two of the largest-scale refugee movements in Europe for the last thirty years.It focuses on ref…

  • Punk, Fanzines and DIY Cultures in a Global World

    Punk, Fanzines and DIY Cultures in a Global World

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030288754

    Since the 1970 and 1980s, fanzines have constituted a zone of freedom of thought, of do-it-yourself creativity and of alternatives to conventional media. Along with bands, records and concerts, they became a vital part of the construction of punk 's…

  • European Union Research Policy

    European Union Research Policy
    av Veera Mitzner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030413941

    This book describes the emergence of research policy as a key competence of the European Union (EU). It shows how the European Community (EC, the predecessor of the EU), which initially had very limited legal competence in the field, progressively d…

  • Human Rights Discourse in the Post-9/11 Age

    Human Rights Discourse in the Post-9/11 Age
    av Kanishka Chowdhury

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030138714

    This book offers a materialist critique of mainstream human rights discourse in the period following 9/11, examining literary works, critical histories, international declarations, government statutes, NGO manifestos, and a documentary film. The aut…

  • Private Madhouses in England, 1640-1815

    Private Madhouses in England, 1640-1815
    av Leonard Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030416393

    This book examines the origins and early development of private mental health-care in England, showing that the current spectacle of commercially-based participation in key elements of service provision is no new phenomenon. In 1815, about seventy p…

  • UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics

    UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics
    av Nicola Streeten

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030362997

    This book demonstrates that since the 1970s, British feminist cartoons and comics have played an important part in the Women's Movement in Britain. A key component of this has been humour. This aspect of feminist history in Britain has not previousl…

  • Physics Education and Gender

    Physics Education and Gender

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030419325

    This Edited Volume engages with concepts of gender and identity as they are mobilized in research to understand the experiences of learners, teachers and practitioners of physics. The focus of this collection is on extending theoretical understandin…

  • Rethinking Real Estate

    Rethinking Real Estate
    av Dror Poleg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030134457

    Technology is revolutionizing the way real estate is designed, operated, and valued. It is democratizing access to capital and information, changing the way tenants use space, and eroding the power of regulation. Billions of dollars are funding thes…

  • Food Supply Chains in Cities

    Food Supply Chains in Cities

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030340643

    This book analyses the food sector which has economic and political significance for all countries. A highly fragmented and heavily regulated sector, it has become increasingly complex owing to globalisation and geographical decoupling of production…

  • Seemings and Epistemic Justification

    Seemings and Epistemic Justification
    av Luca Moretti

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030433918

    This book examines phenomenal conservatism, one of the most influential and promising internalist conceptions of non-inferential justification debated in current epistemology and philosophy of mind. It also explores the significance of the findings…

  • Professional Communication

    Professional Communication

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030416676

    This edited book presents contemporary empirical research investigating the use of language in professional settings, drawing on the contributions of a set of internationally-renowned authors. The book takes a critical approach to understanding prof…

  • Overtourism


    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030424572

    The term 'overtourism' has come into prominence since 2017 and refers to the fact that, due to various factors such as more sophisticated marketing strategies, a large number of tourists visit the same place at the same time. The consequences are fe…

  • Hedonism, Utilitarianism, and Consumer Behavior

    Hedonism, Utilitarianism, and Consumer Behavior
    av Daniele Scarpi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030438753

    This book investigates the effects of utilitarian and hedonic shopping behavior, drawing on original empirical research. Consumers have been shown to shop in one of two ways: they are either mainly driven by fun, escapism, and variety, or by need an…

  • Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health

    Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030186784

    This book focuses on those nursing skills that are truly valued and needed by children and young people with mental health problems.Whilst other books have chiefly focused on mental health conditions and treatments, this book moves away from this fo…

  • Developing Global Leaders

    Developing Global Leaders
    av Eva Jordans

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030146054

    This book is a timely guide on what constitutes effective leadership in Africa. It explores how today's leaders in Africa perceive their role, the challenges they experience, and how they operate effectively as leaders. In the era of globalization,…

  • Climate-Smart Food

    Climate-Smart Food
    av Dave Reay

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030182052

    This open access book asks just how climate-smart our food really is. It follows an average day's worth of food and drink to see where it comes from, how far it travels, and the carbon price we all pay for it. From our breakfast tea and toast, throu…

  • Cross-Border Labor Mobility

    Cross-Border Labor Mobility
    av Caf Dowlah

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030365059

    This book presents a comprehensive review of cross-border labor mobility from the ancient forms of slavery to the present day. The book covers African and Amerindian slaveries, indentured servitude of the Indians and the Chinese, guestworker program…