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European Union History: Themes and Debates by Antonio Varsori (Editor) Wolfram Kaiser (Editor)

By Antonio Varsori (Editor) Wolfram Kaiser (Editor)

An obtainable but thorough examine how historians and social scientists have proposal and written concerning the heritage of the present-day ecu Union, and the most issues in their examine and debates. crucial interpreting for historians of Europe and social scientists of the ecu Union alike.

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Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities: 9th by Christoph Rensing, Sara de Freitas, Tobias Ley, Pedro J.

By Christoph Rensing, Sara de Freitas, Tobias Ley, Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the ninth eu convention on expertise stronger studying, EC-TEL 2014, held in Graz, Austria, in September 2014. The 27 complete papers and 18 brief papers provided have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from one hundred sixty five submissions. They tackle themes reminiscent of casual studying, self-regulated and self-directed studying, reflective studying, inquiry established studying, groups of newcomers and groups of perform, studying layout, studying analytics, personalization and model, social media, laptop supported collaborative studying, titanic open on-line classes, colleges and universities of the future.

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Fractured States and U.S. Foreign Policy: Iraq, Ethiopia, by E. Farkas

By E. Farkas

Whilst does the U.S. help partition of a warring or failing nation? Why has the U.S. supported partition for a few secessionists, or irredentists, yet no longer for others? Is it a coverage of final inn or are there yes variables which are robust determinants of this place correct from the beginning? This booklet seeks to reply to those questions via analyzing U.S. coverage towards secessionist activities in 3 nations throughout the first decade following the tip of the chilly struggle: Iraq, Ethiopia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. This booklet makes use of particular comparative examintion of U.S. rules in those 3 circumstances to evaluate the relative effect of a couple of components in U.S. decisionmaking.

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The Return of Geopolitics in Europe?: Social Mechanisms and by Stefano Guzzini

By Stefano Guzzini

The top of the chilly struggle established the old risk of peaceable switch and probably confirmed the prevalence of non-realist techniques in diplomacy. but within the post-Cold conflict interval many eu nations have skilled a resurgence of a distinctively realist culture: geopolitics. Geopolitics is an strategy which emphasizes the connection among politics and gear at the one hand; and territory, position and surroundings at the different. This comparative learn exhibits how the revival of geopolitics got here no longer regardless of, yet as a result of, the top of the chilly warfare. Disoriented of their self-understandings and perception of exterior roles by means of the occasions of 1989, many eu overseas coverage actors used the determinism of geopolitical proposal to discover their position in global politics speedy. The booklet develops a constructivist method to check causal mechanisms and its comparative strategy allows a huge evaluation of a few of the basic dynamics of eu safety.

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First European Congress of Mathematics Paris, July 6–10, by Darrell Duffie (auth.), Anthony Joseph, Fulbert Mignot,

By Darrell Duffie (auth.), Anthony Joseph, Fulbert Mignot, François Murat, Bernard Prum, Rudolf Rentschler (eds.)

Desk of Contents: D. Duffie: Martingales, Arbitrage, and Portfolio selection • J. Fröhlich: Mathematical features of the Quantum corridor influence • M. Giaquinta: Analytic and Geometric points of Variational difficulties for Vector Valued Mappings • U. Hamenstädt: Harmonic Measures for Leafwise Elliptic Operators alongside Foliations • M. Kontsevich: Feynman Diagrams and Low-Dimensional Topology • S.B. Kuksin: KAM-Theory for Partial Differential Equations • M. Laczkovich: Paradoxical Decompositions: A Survey of modern effects • J.-F. Le Gall: A Path-Valued Markov procedure and its Connections with Partial Differential Equations • I. Madsen: The Cyclotomic hint in Algebraic K-Theory • A.S. Merkurjev: Algebraic K-Theory and Galois Cohomology • J. Nekovár: Values of L-Functions and p-Adic Cohomology • Y.A. Neretin: Mantles, Trains and Representations of countless Dimensional teams • M.A. Nowak: The Evolutionary Dynamics of HIV Infections • R. Piene: at the Enumeration of Algebraic Curves - from Circles to Instantons • A. Quarteroni: Mathematical features of area Decomposition equipment • A. Schrijver: Paths in Graphs and Curves on Surfaces • B. Silverman: functionality Estimation and practical information research • V. Strassen: Algebra and Complexity • P. Tukia: Generalizations of Fuchsian and Kleinian teams • C. Viterbo: houses of Embedded Lagrange Manifolds • D. Voiculescu: replacement Entropies in Operator Algebras • M. Wodzicki : Algebraic K-Theory and sensible research • D. Zagier: Values of Zeta capabilities and Their purposes

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Digital Signal Processing in Telecommunications: European by C. García-Mateo, D. Docampo-Amoedo (auth.), Professor Aníbal

By C. García-Mateo, D. Docampo-Amoedo (auth.), Professor Aníbal R. Figueiras-Vidal (eds.)

This e-book bargains with the appliance of complicated electronic sign processing ideas and neural networks to numerous telecommunication difficulties. It involves 8 chosen contributions to the eu venture COST#229.
The editor offers the newest learn ends up in parts akin to arrays, cellular channels, acoustic echo cancellation, speech coding and adaptive filtering in various environments. He additionally supplies an outline of latest ways to conversation projects by utilizing new applied sciences. those comprise: photograph coding through fractals and neural networks and neural community channel equalisation. A deep perception is given into the current probabilities and learn avenues within the sector of data processing for communique functions. Digital sign Processing in Telecommunications should be of specific curiosity to researchers and telecommunications execs.

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European Policy Implementation and Higher Education: by Cristina Sin, Amélia Veiga, Alberto Amaral

By Cristina Sin, Amélia Veiga, Alberto Amaral

This e-book provides a serious research of the implementation of the Bologna procedure, its achievements and results, in addition to its mess ups and absence of convergence difficulties. over the past decade the implementation of the Bologna procedure, an formidable reform of eu better schooling structures, has attracted recognition from politicians, teachers, scholars and students in greater schooling coverage. Taking Portugal as a case examine, the e-book comprises an research of the perceptions and the practices, shaped on the institutional point in recognize of the foremost pursuits laid down on the ecu point, specifically employability, mobility and recognition.

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A Companion to Federico García Lorca (Monografías A) by Federico Bonaddio

By Federico Bonaddio

A significant other to Federico Garc???­?‚?­a Lorca presents a transparent, serious appraisal of the problems and debates surrounding the paintings of Spain's such a lot celebrated poet and dramatist. It considers prior and present ways to the learn of Lorca, and likewise indicates new instructions for extra research. An advent at the usually contentious topic of Lorca's biography is through 5 chapters - poetry, theatre, tune, drawing and cinema - which jointly recognize the polymath in Lorca. another 3 chapters - faith, gender and sexuality, and politics - whole the amount via protecting very important thematic issues throughout a couple of texts, matters which has to be thought of within the context of the enduring prestige that Lorca has received and opposed to the heritage of the cultural shifts affecting his readership. The better half is a testomony to Lorca's enduring attraction and, via its explication of texts and research of the fellow, demonstrates simply why he keeps, and will proceed, to draw scholarly curiosity. members: FEDERICO BONADDIO, JACQUELINE COCKBURN, NIGEL DENNIS, CHRISTOPHER MAURER, ALBERTO MIRA, ANTONIO MONEGAL, CHRIS PERRIAM, XON DE ROS, ERIC SOUTHWORTH, D. GARETH WALTERS, SARAH WRIGHT

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The dynamics of the breakthrough in Eastern Europe: the by Jadwiga Staniszkis

By Jadwiga Staniszkis

Realizing the dramatic political, social, and monetary alterations that experience taken position in Poland within the mid-1980s is one key to predicting the way forward for the communist bloc. Jadwiga Staniszkis, an influential, across the world recognized professional on modern developments in jap Europe, presents an insider's research that merits the eye of all students drawn to the region.Staniszkis provides the leap forward of 1989 for that reason not just of systemic contradictions inside of socialism but in addition of a sequence of probability occasions. those occasions contain special ancient situations resembling the emergence of the "globalist" faction in Mosow, with its new, world-system belief of drawback, and the invention of the round-table strategy as a effective ritual of communique, imitated all over the place japanese Europe. After describing the improvement, cave in, and reorganization of a "new heart" in Poland in 1989-1990, she discusses the 1st try out at privatizing the economic climate. Her research of the dilemmas accompanying step forward and transition is a useful advisor to the demanding situations that face either capitalism and democracy in jap Europe.

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