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A Century of Crisis and Conflict in the International System
A Century of Crisis and Conflict in the International...
Michael Brecher
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book is designed to present a fully developed theory of international crisis and conflict, along with substantial evidence of these two closely related phenomena. The book begins with a discussion of these topics at a theoretical level, defining...
A Cultural Approach to Discourse
A Cultural Approach to Discourse
S. xu
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Shi-xu critiques universalism in discourse studies in terms of the cultural consequences of its current white, western standpoint and advocates a culturally pluralist approach, a theory and research methodology from an innovative position between Eas...
A Gendered Lens for Genocide Prevention
A Gendered Lens for Genocide Prevention
Mary Michele Connellan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição: This edited collection develops a gendered lens for genocide prevention by uncovering socially constructed gender roles which are crucial for the onset, form and prevention of genocide and mass atrocities. This volume draws on contemporary feminist ...
A Study of China's Foreign Aid
A Study of China's Foreign Aid
Y. Shimomura; H...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book provides a new perspective of China's controversial foreign aid strategy. The chapters offer a thorough examination of data to show how China has created knowledge in its long experiences of aid and how this accumulated knowledge could cont...
A Theory of Narrative Drawing
A Theory of Narrative Drawing
Simon Grennan
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book offers an original new conception of visual story telling, proposing that drawing, depictive drawing and narrative drawing are produced in an encompassing dialogic system of embodied social behavior. It refigures the existing description...
A Tributary Model of State Formation
A Tributary Model of State Formation
Berhanu Abegaz
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição: A Tributary Model of State Formation: Ethiopia, 1600-2015 addresses the perplexing question of why a pedigreed Ethiopian state failed to transform itself into a nation-state. Using a comparative-institutionalist framework, this book explores why Eth...
A Variational Approach to Nonsmooth Dynamics
A Variational Approach to Nonsmooth Dynamics
Samir Adly
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This brief examines mathematical models in nonsmooth mechanics and nonregular electrical circuits, including evolution variational inequalities, complementarity systems, differential inclusions, second-order dynamics, Lur'e systems and Moreau's sweep...
Active Particles, Volume 1
Active Particles, Volume 1
Nicola Bellomo;...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This volume collects ten surveys on the modeling, simulation, and applications of active particles using methods ranging from mathematical kinetic theory to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. The contributing authors are leading experts working i...
Adaptation, Poverty and Development
Adaptation, Poverty and Development
D. Clark
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:The first book to examine in detail the ways in which people adapt their understanding and behaviours towards poverty as a direct result to their experiences of poverty in developing countries, including world-leading academics and case studies from ...
Adolescent Girls' Migration in The Global South
Adolescent Girls' Migration in The Global South
Katarzyna Grabska...
editor: Springer
ano: 2019
descrição:This book provides a nuanced, complex, comparative analysis of adolescent girls’ migration and mobility in the Global South. The stories and the narratives of migrant girls collected in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Sudan guide the readers in drawing the ...
Advances in Applied Self-organizing Systems
Advances in Applied Self-organizing Systems
Mikhail Prokop...
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:Self-organization is a multi-faceted phenomenon, present in many fields, operating at multiple scales, and performs diverse roles. This book focuses on the state of the practice of self-organizing systems. The case studies described illustrate the ri...
Advances in Gain-Scheduling and Fault Tolerant Control Techniques
Advances in Gain-Scheduling and Fault Tolerant Control...
Damiano Rotondo
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This thesis reports on novel methods for gain-scheduling and fault tolerant control (FTC). It begins by analyzing the connection between the linear parameter varying (LPV) and Takagi-Sugeno (TS) paradigms. This is then followed by a detailed descript...