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Download Indian Islamic Architecture: Forms and Typologies, Sites and by John Burton-Page PDF

By John Burton-Page

The British student John Burton-Page contributed various formative articles on Indian Islamic structure for the Encyclopaedia of Islam over a interval of 25 years. Assembled right here for the 1st time, those provide an insightful evaluation of the topic, starting from the earliest mosques and tombs erected through the Delhi sultans within the thirteenth, 14th and fifteenth centuries, to the good monuments of the Mughal emperors relationship from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The articles conceal the critical varieties of Indian Islamic structure -- mosques, tombs, minarets, forts, gateways and water buildings -- in addition to an important websites and their monuments. Unsurpassed for his or her compression of data, those succinct articles function the very best creation to the topic, indispensible for either scholars and visitors. The articles are supplemented via a portfolio of images specifically chosen for the quantity, in addition to a word list and recent bibliography.

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Download Thinking Outside the Girl Box: Teaming Up with Resilient by Linda Spatig PDF

By Linda Spatig

Thinking open air the lady Box is a real tale a few impressive early life improvement application in rural West Virginia. in response to years of analysis with adolescent girls — and adults who committed their lives to operating with them — Thinking open air the lady Box unearths what's attainable while teenagers are challenged to construct on their strengths, converse and be heard, and have interaction significantly with their world.

Based on twelve years of box learn, the publication strains the lifetime of the Lincoln County ladies’ Resiliency software (GRP), a grassroots, group nonprofit aimed toward aiding women establish strengths, turn into lively selection makers, and suggest for social swap. within the overdue Nineties and early 2000s, the GRP flourished. Its accomplishments have been striking: women recorded their very own CDs, released poetry, performed motion learn, opened a coffeehouse, played an unique play, and held political rallies at West Virginia’s kingdom Capitol. The association received nationwide awards, and investment flowed in. this day, in 2013, the programming and association are nearly nonexistent.

Thinking outdoors the woman Box increases pointed questions on how to find effectiveness and luck in community-based courses and offers useful insights for somebody operating with early life. Written in an obtainable, attractive sort and drawing on collaborative ethnographic learn that the ladies themselves helped behavior, the e-book tells the tale of an leading edge software decided to problem the small, disempowering “boxes” women and girls are so usually anticipated to dwell in.

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Download Hybrid Identities: Theoretical and Empirical Examinations by Keri E. Iyall Smith PDF

By Keri E. Iyall Smith

Combining theoretical and empirical items, this e-book will discover the rising theoretical paintings looking to describe hybrid identities whereas additionally illustrating the applying of those theories in empirical examine. The sociological viewpoint of this quantity units it except others. Hybrid identities stay foremost in minority or immigrant groups, yet those will not be the one websites of hybridity within the globalized global. Given a compressed international and a restricted nation, identities for all contributors and collective selves have gotten extra advanced. The hybrid permits the perpetuation of the neighborhood, within the context of the global.This ebook provides reports of sorts of hybrid identities: transnational, double awareness, gender, diaspora, the 3rd area, and the inner colony. participants contain: Keri E. Iyall Smith, Patrick Gun Cuninghame, Judith R. Blau, Eric S. Brown, Fabienne Darling-Wolf, Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, Melissa F. Weiner, Bedelia Nicola Richards, Keith Nurse, Roderick Bush, Patricia Leavy, Trinidad Gonzales, Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Emily Brooke Barko, Tess Moeke-Maxwell, Helen Kim, Bedelia Nicola Richards, Helene ok. Lee, Alex body, Paul Meredith, David L. Brunsma and Daniel J. Delgado.

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Download An Introduction to Political Geography by John Short PDF

By John Short

Previous powers are falling. New states are rising. the space among East and West is narrowing. but the advancements within the heart East and the jap Bloc, the expanding disparity among the wealthy and terrible international locations, and the intensification of monetary pageant among former political allies, pose new threats and tensions for a brand new global. "An advent to Political Geography" is fullyyt revised and up-to-date, exploring political and geographic swap in the similar available framework. John brief emphasizes the necessity for a fluid method of the learn of the foreign order, the state nation, in addition to social routine. He highlights the craze in the direction of globalization, difficult the normal integration of the world-systems method. a brand new part at the political geography of participation appears on the notion of the worldwide village, with its matters for international justice and environmentalism. the writer examines new centres of strength, delivering a historical past for dialogue of present tendencies and destiny advancements. He then makes a speciality of the state kingdom, really the person family and attracts on unique case stories to debate social pursuits.

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Download Innovation and Institutional Embeddedness of Multinational by Martin Heidenreich PDF

By Martin Heidenreich

Multinational businesses are the most important actors in a world knowledge-based financial system, combining some great benefits of international and in the neighborhood coordinated creation and innovation ideas with particular nearby and nationwide components. This e-book questions how MNCs can most sensible take advantage of institutionally embedded wisdom, explores the usage of exterior institutionally embedded wisdom in company innovation strategies, and addresses the demanding situations of embeddedness.

The specialist individuals draw on managerial, financial, geographic and sociological views to discover the basic roles of local and nationwide wisdom infrastructures and the cultural and political atmosphere of MNCs. They construct upon, replace, and expand the dialogue at the nearby and nationwide embeddedness of MNCs with new state case experiences and comparative analyses, concentrating on the connection among innovation in businesses and local reviews. considerably, the e-book additionally establishes a hyperlink among vital debates that experience hitherto been mostly disconnected: nearby experiences and overseas enterprise reports individually tackle concerns that fall in the scope of the e-book, yet don't offer an built-in research of the embeddedness of MNCs.

This path-breaking publication is going a way to fill this hole within the literature and as such, will end up useful to lecturers, R&D managers, local coverage makers and scholars with an curiosity in overseas company, enterprise economics, neighborhood experiences and association experiences.

Contributors: P. Ahrweiler, B.T. Asheim, E. Baier, C. Barmeyer, P. Cooke, J.R. Diez, B. Ebersberger, N. Gilbert, J. Guimon, B. Hancke, M. Heidenreich, S.J. Herstad, S. Iammarino, B. Klement, ok. Koschatzky, J.-P. Kramer, okay. Kruth, E. Marinelli, J. Mattes, R. Narula, A. Pyka, D. Rehfeld, M. Schilperoord, Ö. Sölvell, S. Strambach

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Download Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership by Asit K. Biswas, Cecilia Tortajada PDF

By Asit K. Biswas, Cecilia Tortajada

There's no query that water pricing and public-private partnership can enhance water administration practices sooner or later. although, this idea is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the catastrophe its rivals forecast. supplying a finished and goal overview of what does and doesn't paintings, the place, why and less than what conditions, this informative assortment assesses the social, fiscal, fairness and institutional implications. This cohesive set of rigorously chosen essays, the results of The 3rd international Centre for Water administration and the Inter-American improvement Bank's choice to objectively and significantly check the stories in those parts, transcends the present dogmatic debate on those advanced matters. delivering an in-depth research and overview of the most matters and constraints of water pricing, inner most quarter participation and their have an effect on on water provide, the gathering attracts on illustrative case reviews from Argentina, Brazil, the us and Western eu nations among others. this can be a precise factor of the magazine of Water source improvement.

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Download Taking-Place: Non-Representational Theories and Geography by Ben Anderson, Paul Harrison PDF

By Ben Anderson, Paul Harrison

Rising during the last ten years from a suite of post-structuralist theoretical lineages, non-representational theories are having a huge influence either inside and outdoors of the human geography self-discipline. This non-representational theorization and examine has spread out new units of problematics round perform and performativity whereas additionally inspiring new methods of doing and writing human geography that goal to have interaction with the taking-place of lifestyle. Written in a transparent and obtainable type and drawing jointly quite a number leading edge contributions from prime writers, this the 1st publication to supply an intensive and in-depth assessment of non-representational theories and human geography. each one contributor has been chosen to deal with a selected subject and supply a distinct standpoint at the present nation of non-representational theories. It comprises interventions by means of these on the 'centre' of the circulate in addition to emergent voices. In doing so, it addresses the middle matters and subject matters of what appears to be like as a disparate box of study, demonstrates the frequent impression, either genuine and power, for lots of points of human geographic proposal and perform, and highlights components of emergent severe debate and dialogue inside non-representational theories. it's established round 4 thematic sections - lifestyles, illustration, Ethics and Politics - which discover the numerous family members that non-representational theories have with modern human geography.

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Download A Critical Survey of Studies on Dutch Colonial History by W.Ph. Coolhaas PDF

By W.Ph. Coolhaas

This quantity of the Bibliographical sequence is a completely revised English variation, with many additions, of the author's 'Chronique de l'histoire coloniale. Outre-mer neerlandais' released in may possibly 1958 within the French periodical 'Revue d'histoire des colonies' (Tome XLIV, 1957, pp. 311-448). A stricter observance of bibliographical element has been geared toward, more often than not throughout the efforts of the editorial employees of the Institute. In a few cases, although, the shape of a continuing narrative, selected for this bibliography, made it very unlikely to provide complete titles. The spelling of geographical names and names of languages is based on the English romanization of Malay. CONTENTS web page advent 1 I. records three II. Journals, Institutes, collage Chairs 6 III. Books of shuttle. 10 IV. the world lined through the constitution of the V. O. C. 21 A. normal Works 21 B. assets 27 C. Monographs . 30 1. institution and advertisement actions of the V. O. C. 30 2. The management of Justice 33 three. military and army . 34 four. medication and the Sciences 36 five. faith and schooling 37 6. artwork 39 D. Biographies forty 1. Pioneers forty 2. Governors-General forty-one three. different people forty five E. neighborhood experiences. forty seven 1. The Moluccas, Amboyna and Banda forty seven 2. New Guinea 50 three. Australia 50 four. Celebes fifty one five. Borneo fifty two 6. Sumatra fifty two 7. Java . fifty three eight. Japan. fifty nine nine. China sixty one 10. Formosa sixty three eleven. The Philippines sixty three ] 2. extra India sixty four thirteen. India . sixty five 14. Ceylon 70 15.

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Download An Imperfect Balance: Landscape Transformations in the by David L. Lentz PDF

By David L. Lentz

We regularly envision the recent international ahead of the coming of the Europeans as a land of pristine common attractiveness and undisturbed environments. in spite of the fact that, David Lentz bargains an alternate view by way of detailing the effect of local cultures on those ecosystems sooner than their touch with Europeans. Drawing on a variety of specialists from the fields of paleoclimatology, historic ecology, paleontology, botany, geology, conservation technology, and source administration, this e-book unlocks the key of ways the Western Hemisphere's indigenous population encouraged and reworked their usual environment.

A infrequent blend of collaborators uncovers the alterations that happened in North the United States, Mexico, imperative the USA, the Andes, and Amazonia. each one element of the ebook has been comprehensively prepared in order that a botanical description of the typical crops of the area is coupled with a suite of case experiences outlining neighborhood human impacts. From transformations of crops, to alterations in soil, flora and fauna, microclimate, hydrology, and the land floor itself, this assortment addresses one of many nice problems with our time: the human amendment of the earth.

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