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  • Sustainability Leadership

    Sustainability Leadership
    av Henrik Henriksson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030422905

    As CEOs and business leaders navigate a world of complex global challenges, sustainability is no longer optional but a business imperative. In this book, two sustainability leaders with decades of experience - Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania and El…

  • A Beginners Guide to Python 3 Programming

    A Beginners Guide to Python 3 Programming
    av John Hunt

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030202897

    This textbook on Python 3 explains concepts such as variables and what they represent, how data is held in memory, how a for loop works and what a string is. It also introduces key concepts such as functions, modules and packages as well as object o…

  • 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…

  • Responsible Artificial Intelligence

    Responsible Artificial Intelligence
    av Virginia Dignum

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030303730

    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…

  • Of Essence and Context

    Of Essence and Context

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030144708

    This book provides a new approach to the intersections between music and philosophy. It features articles that rethink the concepts of musical work and performance from ontological and epistemological perspectives and discuss issues of performing pr…

  • Of Essence and Context

    Of Essence and Context

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030144739

    This book provides a new approach to the intersections between music and philosophy. It features articles that rethink the concepts of musical work and performance from ontological and epistemological perspectives and discuss issues of performing pr…

  • 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…

  • The Power of Mindfulness

    The Power of Mindfulness
    av Amy Baltzell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030099558

    This book offers both sport psychology practitioners and sport athletes a clear understanding of mindfulness to help athletes optimize sport performance. It provides a clear insight how sport athletes can learn to increase their ability to concentra…

  • Survival and Revival in Sweden's Court and Monarchy, 1718-1930

    Survival and Revival in Sweden's Court and Monarchy, 1718-1930
    av Fabian Persson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030526467

    This book will be the first to deeply analyze the Swedish court and monarchy through a longue duree perspective to show the crucial role of the court in maintaining a relationship between the monarchy and nobility throughout the eighteenth and ninet…

  • Functional Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents

    Functional Somatic Symptoms in Children and Adolescents
    av Kasia Kozlowska

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030461836

    This open access book sets out the stress-system model for functional somatic symptoms in children and adolescents. The book begins by exploring the initial encounter between the paediatrician, child, and family, moves through the assessment process…

  • Schooling and State Formation in Early Modern Sweden

    Schooling and State Formation in Early Modern Sweden
    av Bengt Sandin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030566654

    In this book the emergence of schools in urban Sweden between the seventeenth and the nineteenth century provides the framework for a history of children and of childhood. It is a study through the lens of the changes in early modern education, spat…

  • Understanding Fever and Body Temperature

    Understanding Fever and Body Temperature

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030218850

    This book covers several areas, such as immunology, infectious diseases, physiology, general nursing, and medicine as well as measurement accuracy and the history of our understanding of fever. This book employs an interdisciplinary approach to expl…

  • Understanding Fever and Body Temperature

    Understanding Fever and Body Temperature

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030218881

    This book covers several areas, such as immunology, infectious diseases, physiology, general nursing, and medicine as well as measurement accuracy and the history of our understanding of fever. This book employs an interdisciplinary approach to expl…

  • Envisioning TESOL through a Translanguaging Lens

    Envisioning TESOL through a Translanguaging Lens

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030470302

    To respond to the multilingual turn in language education, this volume constitutes a challenge to the traditional, monolingual, and native speakerism paradigm in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) through a translan…

  • Contemporary Domestic and Foreign Policies of Iran

    Contemporary Domestic and Foreign Policies of Iran
    av Pejman Abdolmohammadi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030453350

    This book is a comprehensive analysis of the domestic and foreign politics of Iran, focusing on its complex nature from political, social and cultural perspectives. It has adopted a multidisciplinary approach, combining comparative politics and inte…

  • Policing the World on Screen

    Policing the World on Screen
    av Marilyn Yaquinto

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030248048

    This book analyzes Hollywood storytelling that features an American crimefighter-whether cop, detective, or agent-who must safeguard society and the nation by any means necessary. That often means going "rogue" and breaking the rules, even deploying…

  • ITER: The Giant Fusion Reactor

    ITER: The Giant Fusion Reactor
    av Michel Claessens

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030275808

    This book provides for the first time an insider's view into ITER, the biggest fusion reactor in the world, which is currently being constructed in southern France. Aimed at bringing the "energy of the stars" to earth, ITER is funded by the major ec…

  • Preconception Health and Care: A Life Course Approach

    Preconception Health and Care: A Life Course Approach

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030317522

    This book provides a practical, multidisciplinary approach to support a broad range of health professionals, social workers, public health workers and others tasked with providing health and care to young adults. The continuum of life begins with th…

  • Narratives and Reflections in Music Education

    Narratives and Reflections in Music Education

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030287061

    This volume offers chapters written by some of the most respected narrative and qualitative inquiry writers in the field of music education. The authorship and scope are international, and the chapters advance the philosophical, theoretical, and met…

  • Why Paramilitary Operations Fail

    Why Paramilitary Operations Fail
    av Armin Krishnan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030100858

    This book analyzes U.S. pro-insurgency paramilitary operations (PMOs) or U.S. proxy warfare from the beginning of the Cold War to the present and explains why many of these operations either failed entirely to achieve their objective, or why they pr…

  • TSO-DSO Interactions and Ancillary Services in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Networks

    TSO-DSO Interactions and Ancillary Services in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Networks

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030292027

    This book presents new and practical solutions to solve the coordination problem faced due to the increasing integration of renewable energy sources into existing electricity transmission networks it addresses how the subsequent technological revolu…

  • TSO-DSO Interactions and Ancillary Services in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Networks

    TSO-DSO Interactions and Ancillary Services in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Networks

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030292058

    This book presents new and practical solutions to solve the coordination problem faced due to the increasing integration of renewable energy sources into existing electricity transmission networks it addresses how the subsequent technological revolu…

  • Plurilingual Pedagogies

    Plurilingual Pedagogies

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030369828

    This book critically engages with theoretical shifts marked by the 'multilingual turn' in applied linguistics, and articulates the complexities associated with naming and engaging with the everyday language practices of bi/multilingual communities.…

  • The Rise of Post-Modern Conservatism

    The Rise of Post-Modern Conservatism
    av Matthew McManus

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030246846

    This book is designed as a timely analysis of the rise of post-modern conservatism in many Western countries across the globe. It provides a theoretical overview of post-modernism, why post-modern conservatism emerged, what distinguishes it from oth…

  • The Rise of Post-Modern Conservatism

    The Rise of Post-Modern Conservatism
    av Matthew McManus

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030246815

    This book is designed as a timely analysis of the rise of post-modern conservatism in many Western countries across the globe. It provides a theoretical overview of post-modernism, why post-modern conservatism emerged, what distinguishes it from oth…

  • Europeanisation and Memory Politics in the Western Balkans

    Europeanisation and Memory Politics in the Western Balkans

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030546991

    This volume explores how the process of European integration has influenced collective memory in the countries of the Western Balkans. In the region, there is still no shared understanding of the causes (and consequences) of the Yugoslav wars. The c…

  • Early Holocaust Memory in Sweden

    Early Holocaust Memory in Sweden

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030555313

    This book investigates the memory of the Holocaust in Sweden and concentrates on early initiatives to document and disseminate information about the genocide during the late 1940s until the early 1960s. As the first collection of testimonies and eff…

  • Class, Ethnicity and State in the Polarized Metropolis

    Class, Ethnicity and State in the Polarized Metropolis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030162245

    Loic Wacquant is one of the most influential sociological theorists of the contemporary era with his research and writings resonating widely across the social sciences. This edited collection critically responds to Wacquant's distinct approach to un…

  • Class, Ethnicity and State in the Polarized Metropolis

    Class, Ethnicity and State in the Polarized Metropolis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030162214

    Loic Wacquant is one of the most influential sociological theorists of the contemporary era with his research and writings resonating widely across the social sciences. This edited collection critically responds to Wacquant's distinct approach to un…

  • Language Rights and the Law in the European Union

    Language Rights and the Law in the European Union
    av Eduardo D. Faingold

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030330118

    This book examines the language policies relating to linguistic rights in European Union law and in the constitutions and legal statutes of some European Union member states. In recent years, the European Union has seen an increase in claims for lan…

  • Eduard Bernstein on Social Democracy and International Politics

    Eduard Bernstein on Social Democracy and International Politics
    av Eduard Bernstein

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030099923

    This book presents three later works by the German social-democratic thinker and politician Eduard Bernstein, translated into English in full for the first time: Social Democracy and International Politics: Social Democracy and the European Question…

  • Havana Syndrome

    Havana Syndrome
    av Robert W. Baloh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030407452

    It is one of the most extraordinary cases in the history of science: the mating calls of insects were mistaken for a "sonic weapon" that led to a major diplomatic row. Since August 2017, the world media has been absorbed in the "attack" on diplomats…

  • Battery Technology Crash Course

    Battery Technology Crash Course
    av Slobodan Petrovic

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030572686

    This book is a concise introductory guide to understanding the field of modern batteries, which is fast becoming an important area for applications in renewable energy storage, transportation, and consumer devices. By using simplified classroom-test…

  • Researching Elites and Power

    Researching Elites and Power

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030451776

    This open access book describes how elite studies theoretically and methodologically construct their object, i.e. how particular conceptualizations of elites are turned into research practice using different methods for collecting, dealing with and…

  • Researching Elites and Power

    Researching Elites and Power

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030451745

    This open access book describes how elite studies theoretically and methodologically construct their object, i.e. how particular conceptualizations of elites are turned into research practice using different methods for collecting, dealing with and…

  • A Framework of Intersectional Risk Theory in the Age of Ambivalence

    A Framework of Intersectional Risk Theory in the Age of Ambivalence
    av Katarina Giritli Nygren

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030335236

    This book brings feminist theories and concepts to the sociology of risk in an attempt to carve out a framework for intersectional risk theories in times of ambivalence.The authors purport that risk is pervasive in the Global North, and is fast beco…

  • Spenser's Heavenly Elizabeth

    Spenser's Heavenly Elizabeth
    av Donald Stump

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030271145

    This book reveals the queen behind Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene. Placing Spenser's epic poem in the context of the tumultuous sixteenth century, Donald Stump offers a groundbreaking reading of the poem as an allegory of Elizabeth I's life. By…

  • Rethinking L1 Education in a Global Era

    Rethinking L1 Education in a Global Era

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030559960

    This book brings together a range of scholars from 10 different countries to address the contemporary state of play in national standard language education - i.e. the L1 subjects. It seeks to understand the field from within a comparative-historical…

  • Theorizing Stupid Media

    Theorizing Stupid Media
    av Aaron Kerner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030281786

    This book explores the stupid as it manifests in media-the cinema, television and streamed content, and videogames. The stupid is theorized not as a pejorative term but to address media that "fails" to conform to established narrative conventions, o…

  • Theorizing Stupid Media

    Theorizing Stupid Media
    av Aaron Kerner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030281755

    This book explores the stupid as it manifests in media-the cinema, television and streamed content, and videogames. The stupid is theorized not as a pejorative term but to address media that "fails" to conform to established narrative conventions, o…

  • Radiology Fundamentals

    Radiology Fundamentals

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030221720

    This book serves as an introduction to the dynamic field of radiology for medical students, non-radiology house staff, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, radiology assistants, and other allied health professionals and provides information th…

  • Beyond the Fascist Century

    Beyond the Fascist Century

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030468309

    This book evaluates the current and future state of fascism studies, reflecting on the first hundred years of fascism and looking ahead to a new era in which fascism studies increasingly faces fresh questions concerning its relevance and the potenti…

  • Infections and the Rheumatic Diseases

    Infections and the Rheumatic Diseases

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030233136

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the basic and clinical aspects of infections and infectious processes that trigger or aggravate a variety of autoimmune and inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders. It delivers a timely upda…

  • Infections and the Rheumatic Diseases

    Infections and the Rheumatic Diseases

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030233105

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the basic and clinical aspects of infections and infectious processes that trigger or aggravate a variety of autoimmune and inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders. It delivers a timely upda…

  • Privateering and Diplomacy, 1793-1807

    Privateering and Diplomacy, 1793-1807
    av Atle L. Wold

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030451851

    This book addresses the British-Danish diplomatic debate on privateering and neutral ports in the period 1793-1807, when Denmark-Norway remained neutral in the war between Britain and France. The British government protested against the use French p…

  • Simulation for Industry 4.0

    Simulation for Industry 4.0

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030041366

    The book shows how simulation's long history and close ties to industry since the third industrial revolution have led to its growing importance in Industry 4.0. The book emphasises the role of simulation in the new industrial revolution, and its ap…

  • Managing Leader Selection in European Political Parties

    Managing Leader Selection in European Political Parties

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030549992

    This book explores the varying ways in which political parties in Europe make arguably their most important decisions: the selection of their leaders. The choice shapes the representation of a party externally. It also influences the management of i…

  • Robert De Niro at Work

    Robert De Niro at Work
    av Adam Ganz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030479596

    Robert De Niro at Work is the first critical study to examine how Robert de Niro, perhaps the finest screen actor of his generation, works with screenplays to imagine, prepare and denote his performance. In categorising the various ways in which De…

  • Additive Manufacturing Technologies

    Additive Manufacturing Technologies
    av Ian Gibson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030561260

    This textbook covers in detail digitally-driven methods for adding materials together to form parts. A conceptual overview of additive manufacturing is given, beginning with the fundamentals so that readers can get up to speed quickly. Well-establis…

  • On Art and Science

    On Art and Science

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030275761

    Einstein once remarked "After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in aesthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are always artists as well". In this volume, some of the world's leading…

  • Interviewing Elites, Experts and the Powerful in Criminology

    Interviewing Elites, Experts and the Powerful in Criminology
    av Olga Petintseva

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030330026

    This book offers practical advice on designing, conducting and analyzing interviews with 'elite' and 'expert' persons (or 'socially prominent actors'), with a focus on criminology and criminal justice. It offers dilemmas and examples of 'good' and '…

  • Interviewing Elites, Experts and the Powerful in Criminology

    Interviewing Elites, Experts and the Powerful in Criminology
    av Olga Petintseva

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030329990

    This book offers practical advice on designing, conducting and analyzing interviews with 'elite' and 'expert' persons (or 'socially prominent actors'), with a focus on criminology and criminal justice. It offers dilemmas and examples of 'good' and '…

  • Conducting Systematic Reviews in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    Conducting Systematic Reviews in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity
    av David Tod

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030122621

    This book offers a conceptual and practical guide to the systematic review process and its application to sport, exercise, and physical activity research. It begins by describing what systematic reviews are and why they assist scientists and practit…

  • Religious Education in a Post-Secular Age

    Religious Education in a Post-Secular Age

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030475024

    This book analyzes the changes and shifts in religious education in Europe over the past 50 years. In a post-secular age, it has become increasingly difficult to make sharp distinctions between what is religious and non-religious, confessional and n…

  • 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…

  • Youth Active Citizenship in Europe

    Youth Active Citizenship in Europe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030357931

    This volume engages with the contested concept of 'active citizenship'. It analyses the use and understanding of active citizenship in youth civic and political initiatives in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Portugal and the UK. Using e…

  • Autism in Adulthood

    Autism in Adulthood

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030288358

    This book evaluates how autism is experienced and addressed in four areas critical to the developmental phase of adulthood: self-awareness, individuality, comprehensive support systems, and the dissemination of information and expanded education. Th…

  • Autism in Adulthood

    Autism in Adulthood

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030288327

    This book evaluates how autism is experienced and addressed in four areas critical to the developmental phase of adulthood: self-awareness, individuality, comprehensive support systems, and the dissemination of information and expanded education. Th…

  • Filmmaking as Research

    Filmmaking as Research
    av Diane Charleson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030246341

    This book examines the challenges often experienced by film practitioners who find themselves researching within the academy, either as students or academics. In light of this the author presents her own journey from practitioner to researcher as a…

  • Filmmaking as Research

    Filmmaking as Research
    av Diane Charleson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030246372

    This book examines the challenges often experienced by film practitioners who find themselves researching within the academy, either as students or academics. In light of this the author presents her own journey from practitioner to researcher as a…

  • The Psychology of Political Behavior in a Time of Change

    The Psychology of Political Behavior in a Time of Change

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030382698

    This volume seeks to add a unique perspective on the complex relationship between psychology and politics, focusing on three analytical points of view: 1) psychology, politics, and complex thought, 2) bio/psycho/social factors of masculinity and pow…

  • Seeing Education on Film

    Seeing Education on Film
    av Alexis Gibbs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030336318

    This book argues that certain films have more to offer by way of conceptualising education than textual scholarship. Drawing on the work of the later Wittgenstein, it suggests that a shift in our philosophical focus from knowing to seeing can allow…