Crises and Compromises

Titre : Crises and Compromises
Auteur : Wilfried Loth
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015055864691
Libération : 2001

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Wilfried Loth A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Crises and Compromises Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Emerging Risks in the 21st Century An Agenda for Action

Titre : Emerging Risks in the 21st Century An Agenda for Action
Auteur : OECD
Éditeur : OECD Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9264101225
Libération : 2003-04-24

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This book explores the implications of newly developing risks such as hugely damaging hurricanes, new diseases, terrorist attacks, and disruptions to critical infrastructures.

The Transparency Society

Titre : The Transparency Society
Auteur : Byung-Chul Han
Éditeur : Stanford University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780804797511
Libération : 2015-08-19

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Transparency is the order of the day. It is a term, a slogan, that dominates public discourse about corruption and freedom of information. Considered crucial to democracy, it touches our political and economic lives as well as our private lives. Anyone can obtain information about anything. Everything—and everyone—has become transparent: unveiled or exposed by the apparatuses that exert a kind of collective control over the post-capitalist world. Yet, transparency has a dark side that, ironically, has everything to do with a lack of mystery, shadow, and nuance. Behind the apparent accessibility of knowledge lies the disappearance of privacy, homogenization, and the collapse of trust. The anxiety to accumulate ever more information does not necessarily produce more knowledge or faith. Technology creates the illusion of total containment and the constant monitoring of information, but what we lack is adequate interpretation of the information. In this manifesto, Byung-Chul Han denounces transparency as a false ideal, the strongest and most pernicious of our contemporary mythologies.

Translation as a Profession

Titre : Translation as a Profession
Auteur : Daniel Gouadec
Éditeur : John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9789027292513
Libération : 2007-06-06

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Translation as a profession provides an in-depth analysis of the translating profession and the translation industry. The book starts with a presentation of the diversity of translations and an overview of the translation-localisation process. The second section describes the translation profession and the translators’ markets. The third section considers the process of ‘becoming’ a translator, from the moment people find out whether they have the required qualities to the moment when they set up shop or find a job, with special emphasis on how to find and hold on to clients, avoiding basic mistakes. The fourth section concentrates on the vital professional issues of costs, rates, deadlines, time to market, productivity, ethics, standards, qualification, certification, and professional recognition. The fifth section is devoted to the developments that have provoked ongoing changes in the profession and industry, such as ICT, and the impact of industrialisation, internationalisation, and globalisation. The final section is devoted to the major issues involved in translator training. A glossary is provided, together with a list of Websites for further browsing.

Handbook of Self regulation

Titre : Handbook of Self regulation
Auteur : Monique Boekaerts
Éditeur : Elsevier
ISBN-13 : 9780123695192
Libération : 2005

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The Handbook of Self-Regulation represents state-of-the-art coverage of the latest theory, research, and developments in applications of self-regulation research. Chapters are of interest to psychologists interested in the development and operation of self-regulation as well as applications to health, organizational, clinical, and educational psychology. This book pulls together theory, research, and applications in the self-regulation domain and provides broad coverage of conceptual, methodological, and treatment issues. In view of the burgeoning interest and massive research on various aspects of self-regulation, the time seems ripe for this Handbook, aimed at reflecting the current state of the field. The goal is to provide researchers, students, and clinicians in the field with substantial state-of-the-art overviews, reviews, and reflections on the conceptual and methodological issues and complexities particular to self-regulation research. Key Features * Coverage of state-of-the-art in self-regulation research from different perspectives * Application of self-regulation research to health, clinical, organizational, and educational psychology * Brings together in one volume research on self-regulation in different subdisciplines * Most comprehensive and penetrating compendium of information on self-regulation from multi-disciplinary perspectives

Religion and Science

Titre : Religion and Science
Auteur : Bertrand Russell
Éditeur : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN-13 : 0195115511
Libération : 1997

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In this timely work, Russell, philosopher, agnostic, mathematician, and renowned peace advocate, offers a brief yet insightful study of the conflicts between science and traditional religion during the last four centuries. Examining accounts in which scientific advances clashed with Christian doctrine or biblical interpretations of the day, from Galileo and the Copernican Revolution, to the medical breakthroughs of anesthesia and inoculation, Russell points to the constant upheaval and reevaluation of our systems of belief throughout history. In turn, he identifies where similar debates between modern science and the Church still exist today. Michael Ruse's new introduction brings these conflicts between science and theology up to date, focusing on issues arising after World War II. This classic is sure to interest all readers of philosophy and religion, as well as those interested in Russell's thought and writings.

A History of the Iraq Crisis

Titre : A History of the Iraq Crisis
Auteur : Frédéric Bozo
Éditeur : Columbia University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780231801393
Libération : 2016-09-27

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In March 2003, the United States and Great Britain invaded Iraq to put an end to the regime of Saddam Hussein. The war was launched without a United Nations mandate and was based on the erroneous claim that Iraq had retained weapons of mass destruction. France, under President Jacques Chirac and Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin, spectacularly opposed the United States and British invasion, leading a global coalition against the war that also included Germany and Russia. The diplomatic crisis leading up to the war shook both French and American perceptions of each other and revealed cracks in the transatlantic relationship that had been building since the end of the Cold War. Based on exclusive French archival sources and numerous interviews with former officials in both France and the United States, A History of the Iraq Crisis retraces the international exchange that culminated in the 2003 Iraq conflict. It shows how and why the Iraq crisis led to a confrontation between two longtime allies unprecedented since the time of Charles de Gaulle, and it exposes the deep and ongoing divisions within Europe, the Atlantic alliance, and the international community as a whole. The Franco-American narrative offers a unique prism through which the American road to war can be better understood.

The Plural Actor

Titre : The Plural Actor
Auteur : Bernard Lahire
Éditeur : Polity
ISBN-13 : 9780745646855
Libération : 2011-02-07

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The individual that the social sciences take as an object is most often studied in a particular context or from a single dimension. The actor is analysed as a student, worker, consumer, spouse, reader, sportsperson, a voter etc. However, in societies where individuals live often through simultaneously and successively heterogeneous and sometimes contradictory social experiences, each person inevitably carries a plurality of roles, ways of seeing, feeling and acting. The aim of this study is to consider the ways in which this plurality of worlds and experiences are incorporated into the being of each individual and to observe the individual's actions in a variety of settings. In addition to his sociological viewpoint, the author engages with psychology, history, anthropology and philosophy. His reflections lead him to embark on a program of psychological sociology to highlight the complexities of this plural view of the social.

The Settlement of Foreign Investment Disputes

Titre : The Settlement of Foreign Investment Disputes
Auteur : M. Sornarajah
Éditeur : Springer
ISBN-13 : 9041114351
Libération : 2000-11-08

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M. Sornarajah A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Settlement of Foreign Investment Disputes Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Cities and Spaces of Leadership

Titre : Cities and Spaces of Leadership
Auteur : Cristina D'Alessandro
Éditeur : Springer
ISBN-13 : 9781137561916
Libération : 2016-03-16

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Cristina D'Alessandro and Frannie Léautier investigate the interaction between leaders and the various spaces and places in which they work and live. Rooting their work in a critical understanding of the global contemporary world, they combine human geography and leadership theories throughout the book. Referring to the trajectories of global leaders, Cities and Spaces of Leadership is a unique and unprecedented achievement that should be read by geographers, leaders, and academics concerned by contemporary social, political and economic dynamics.