Download Making the European Polity: Reflexive Integration in the EU by Erik Oddvar Eriksen PDF

By Erik Oddvar Eriksen

Today’s Europe is marked by means of an awesome speed of integration. the eu Union now is composed of twenty five member states, notwithstanding there's confusion and war of words approximately its destiny layout. Making the eu Polity investigates how the eu Union should still advance and arrange itself and provides a reflexive method of integration according to the speculation of communicative motion. It conceives of the ecu as a legislation dependent supranational polity missing the id of a humans in addition to the coercive technique of a kingdom and argues that it's a polity with an prepared means to behave, yet no sole apex of authority. Making a huge contribution to the theoretical discussions at the european, those members discover a number matters together with legitimacy, post-national democracy and integration and supply in-depth analyses of social and tax coverage, international coverage, id formation, the reform technique and the constitutional results of growth. This publication will entice all political scientists and especially to scholars and researchers of ecu Politics.

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Download Frauen in der Politik: Einflussfaktoren auf weibliche by Ina E. Bieber PDF

By Ina E. Bieber

Ina E. Bieber untersucht die Unterrepräsentation von Frauen in der Politik. Im Mittelpunkt steht die Frage, ob sich Frauen in der Politik nicht beteiligen können, wollen oder sollen. Auf theoretischer und empirischer Grundlage leitet sie ein umfassendes Analyseschema her, anhand dessen die Wahlchancen der Frauen bei Bundestagswahlen im Längs- und Querschnitt und experimentell betrachtet werden. Die Ergebnisse zeigen, dass v. a. makrostrukturelle Faktoren (z. B. Wahlsystem, Parteien) einen zentralen Beitrag zur Erklärung der weiblichen Repräsentation leisten. Mikrostrukturelle Faktoren wie der Familienstand, typische Frauenberufe, frauenspezifische Interessen oder geschlechtsspezifische Persönlichkeitseigenschaften können diese dagegen nicht ausreichend erklären.

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Download The ADD ADHD Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents by Sandra F. Rief M.A. PDF

By Sandra F. Rief M.A.

The bestselling advisor, absolutely revised and up to date, delivering functional info and the best way to aid each baby with ADHD succeedThe ADD/ADHD record is helping mom and dad and lecturers to raised comprehend teenagers and teens with realization difficulties and supply the type of aid and intervention that's the most important to teenagers' luck. offered in a concise, easy-to-read record structure, the publication is jam-packed with functional recommendation and data on a variety of issues, together with what we do and do not find out about ADHD, possible factors, severe parts for college luck, the main ordinarily prescribed medicinal drugs, what youngsters with ADHD want at domestic, powerful behavioral recommendations, tips on how to aid young children remain prepared, and advocating for an ADHD baby.

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Download Collection of International Instruments and Legal texts by United Nations PDF

By United Nations

This revised version of the gathering, which supersedes the final one issued in 1995, positive aspects major alterations and includes over 260 crucial common and nearby tools and texts bearing on refugees and different individuals of outrage to UNHCR. The 2007 variation takes account of the inter-relationship among, at the one hand, foreign refugee legislations and, at the different, human rights, humanitarian, felony and different our bodies of legislation. the gathering covers a much broader thematic quarter, together with statelessness, the internally displaced and the asylum-migration debate in addition to concerns resembling torture, discrimination, detention and the security of ladies and youngsters.

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Download Plain Women: Gender and Ritual in the Old Order River by Margaret C. Reynolds PDF

By Margaret C. Reynolds

Regardless of the good curiosity in "plain" teams in recent times, relatively little has been written approximately girls and the actual position they play in protecting conventional non secular and cultural values within the smooth global. In simple ladies, Margaret C. Reynolds portrays the ladies of the outdated Order River Brethren, an important brench of the Brethren in Christ situated frequently in Pennsylvania. The individuals of this conservative offshoot of the Brethren are usually stressed with the Amish due to their undeniable dresses, yet not like the Amish, they've got made a few concessions to the fashionable international - together with using autos, pcs, and residential home equipment. Noting those lodgings to fashionable American lifestyles, Reynolds examines the ceremonies and traditions that permit the previous Order River Brethran to stay "separate" from different simple teams and from modern mass tradition. She describes, for instance, the affection ceremonial dinner communion, a carrier that contains footwashing and a breadmaking ritual (one special to the outdated Order River Brethren and completely played via women), Reynolds focuses particularly at the gendered customs of costume, hair, and domesticity that form women's lives and, in so doing, protect the minority religion itself. simple ladies is the 1st quantity within the new Pennsylvania German historical past and tradition sequence, released in cooperation with the Pennsylvania German Society. This sequence is a continuation of the Society's annual volumes on Pennsylvania German scholarship in disciplines resembling background, faith, folklore, literature, and the humanities.

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Download The Human Pain System by Lenz F.A., Casey K.L., Jones E.G., Willis W.D. PDF

By Lenz F.A., Casey K.L., Jones E.G., Willis W.D.

Ache is a topic of important medical and scientific curiosity. This has resulted either from practical rodent versions, and the ebook of imaging, mental and pharmacological reports in people. Investigators learning rodents check with anatomical and physiological reports in non-human primates to make their effects correct to people. Psychophysical and pharmacological reports in people are interpreted by way of anatomical and physiological reviews in animals; essentially facts from rodents and cats. There are major adjustments in ache mechanisms among those species and primates. Over two decades of imaging reviews have validated the activation of human cortical and subcortical constructions in line with painful stimuli. Interpretation of those effects depends an realizing of the anatomy and body structure of those buildings in primates. Jones, Lenz, Casey and Willis assessment the anatomy and body structure of nociception in monkeys and people, and supply an organization foundation for examining reports in people.

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Download Hairy Pothead & the Marijuana Stone by Dana Larsen PDF

By Dana Larsen

Furry Pothead thinks he's a typical boy - till he's rescued through a biker, will get a pitcher bong, rides the Magic Bus, lives in a hashish fortress, attends Hempwards tuition of Herbcraft and Weedery, learns to play Qannabbi, does conflict with a policeman, and smokes a whole lot marijuana. the explanation: bushy Pothead is a Weedster! Come in addition to bushy Pothead and his top associates, Herbonme Stranger and Gon Weedly. Meet the enormous biker Hogride, Hempwards grasp Head Alwaze Duinthadope, Professors Moruvva McGanjagal and Vacuous Vape, and all of the remainder of the Hempwards employees! bushy Pothead is a hilarious and subversive parody so as to be loved through somebody who will get a kick out of hashish.

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Download Multilingualism and Nation Building (Multilingual Matters, by Gerda Mansour PDF

By Gerda Mansour

This booklet is interdisciplinary, drawing at the sociology and politics of language, African linguistics, African heritage and social heritage typically. It specializes in some of the matters relating to multilingualism in West Africa, yet can be appropriate to multilingual occasions in 3rd international nations as a rule. even though the publication is aimed toward the trained normal reader, it may even be of curiosity to language experts and scholars of 3rd global politics.

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