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Civil Society and Mirror Images of Weak States
Civil Society and Mirror Images of Weak States
Jasmin Lorch
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book investigates theoretically and empirically whether and (if so) how state weakness influences the way in which national civil societies constitute themselves, using Bangladesh and the Philippines as case studies. A vibrant civil society ...
Civil Society Networks in China and Vietnam
Civil Society Networks in China and Vietnam
A. Wells-Dang
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book brings a fresh, original approach to understand social action in China and Vietnam through the conceptual lens of informal environmental and health networks. It shows how citizens in non-democratic states actively create informal pathways f...
Class Inequality in Austerity Britain
Class Inequality in Austerity Britain
W. Atkinson; S....
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:When the Coalition Government came to power in 2010 in claimed it would deliver not just austerity, as necessary as that apparently was, but also fairness. This volume subjects this pledge to critical interrogation by exposing the interests behind th...
Climate Change, Extreme Events and Disaster Risk Reduction
Climate Change, Extreme Events and Disaster Risk ...
Suraj Mal; R.B....
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book discusses the science, causes, impacts and risk reduction strategies for climate change and disasters. It focuses on the use of traditional knowledge, new innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels in...
Commemoration as Conflict
Commemoration as Conflict
S. McDowell; M....
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:McDowell and Braniff explore the relationship between commemoration and conflict in societies which have engaged in peace processes, attempting to unpack the ways in which the practices of memory and commemoration influence efforts to bring armed con...
Commercializing Cosmopolitan Security
Commercializing Cosmopolitan Security
Andreas Krieg
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição: This book analyses two key topics within international politics: the responsibility to protect (R2P) and the commercialization and privatization of security. In a world of ungoverned spaces, state failure and erupting humanitarian crises, the in...
Communicating Across Cultures and Languages in the Health Care Setting
Communicating Across Cultures and Languages in the...
Claire Penn; Jennifer...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book offers a novel approach to understanding the complexities of communication in culturally and linguistically diverse health care contexts. It marks the culmination of two decades of research in South Africa, a context that has obvious applic...
Communicating Climate Change
Communicating Climate Change
Susanna Priest
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book asks and answers the question of what communication research and other social sciences can offer that will help the global community to address climate change by identifying the conditions that can persuade audiences and encourage collectiv...
Communicating India’s Soft Power
Communicating India’s Soft Power
D. Thussu
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:In recent years, India has emerged as a major economic and political power. Yet, the country's cultural influence outside India has not been adequately analyzed in academic discourses. This book, a pioneering attempt, from an international communicat...
Competitiveness of CEE Economies and Businesses
Competitiveness of CEE Economies and Businesses
Piotr Trąpczyński...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book presents peer-reviewed, state-of-the-art conceptual and empirical papers devoted to changes in the international competitive position of the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region, its countries and businesses. While the unprecedented sc...
Complexity and Synergetics
Complexity and Synergetics
Stefan C. Müller...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:All of us are confronted with complex phenomena occurring in daily life and in the living and inanimate nature surrounding us. Our scientific curiosity strives to unravel the mechanisms at work to create such complexity. Among various approaches to s...
Complexity Management in Engineering Design – a Primer
Complexity Management in Engineering Design – a P...
Maik Maurer
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:The treatise supports understanding the phenomena of complexity in engineering, distinguishes complexity from other challenges and presents an overview of definitions and applied approaches.The historical background of complexity management is explai...