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Children after a Natural disaster

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Book Series: I territori dell'educazione - Open Access ISBN: 9788891767974 Year: Language: English
Publisher: FrancoAngeli
Subject: Education --- Social Sciences
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"Catastrophes and natural disasters lead to numerous problems in the education of children and teenagers, who present as the most vulnerable subjects in the communities affected. Often, in these circumstances, adults (educators, teachers, parents) do not know how to respond to their needs, reactions and feelings. What do we need to know about childhood trauma? What answers should we give to children exposed to the effects of catastrophes (mourning, destruction, widespread fears)? What educational activities might support them in their resilience? This book, born from experiences gained in the aftermath of the Amatrice earthquake in Italy in 2016, offers paths, through guidelines and educational activities, to confront together with children and teenagers post-catastrophe situations, the return to school, the intelligent management of emotions, and the maintenance of a sense of community."

Crossroads of Colonial Cultures. Caribbean Literatures in the Age of Revolution

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ISBN: 9783110495416 Year: Pages: 367 DOI: 10.1515/9783110495416 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History --- Languages and Literatures
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The examination of literary and cultural transfer processes in the colonial Caribbean allows completely new insights into the early processes of cultural globalisation. Racist discourses, established models of white abolitionists, politics of remembrance and the hitherto neglected role of the Haitian Revolution combine to an amalgam that questions our established concept of a genuine western modernity.

Chapter 26 The Role of Pseudo-Commons in Post-Socialist Countries (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9781138060906 9781315162782 Year: Pages: 17 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Social Sciences
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If Hardin’s (1968) widely cited case of a pasture accessible to everyone were the standard for public natural resources, those resources would have the tendency to be depleted, degraded, destroyed or overexploited. Hardin explains that each herdsman found it more profitable to graze more animals than the pasture could support, since each took all the profit from an extra animal but bore only a fraction of the cost of overgrazing. Yet, what Hardin calls a “Tragedy of the Commons” is rather a “Tragedy of Open Access” (Feeny et al., 1990), since Hardin confuses the characteristics of a resource, such as low excludability and high rivalry in consumption, with its property rights regime which can take diverse forms. Hardin describes an open access system, meaning no rules and no property rights regime in place, that leads to overuse and degradation, instead of a resource that is held in common. Later, Hardin (1994) refers to the same case as an “unmanaged commons”. With his pasture example, he aimed to contradict the laissez-faire attitude shared by economists in the late 1800s, which was that if each man pursued his own interest then the interests of all would be best served in the long run. To motivate this chapter, I will recall four possible methods of natural resource management that can resolve this tragedy. I will also highlight the fourth, often overlooked approach, i.e. the public manager option. In fact, there is a continuum between the two polar ends of the spectrum, from governance enacted by a single central authority to a fully decentralized system of individual decision making. Between these two extremes lies a range of governance regimes that might involve higher levels of government along with local systems (Theesfeld, 2008a; Frey et al., 2016).

Nexo de causalidade e estado anterior na avaliação médico-legal do dano corporal

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Book Series: Ciências da Saúde ISBN: 9789892611433 Year: Pages: 173 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1144-0 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Subject: Medicine (General)
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This work contributes to a better characterization, in forensic perspective, of the assessment of post-traumatic bodily injury when a prior state is present and promotes the uniformity increasing of the assessment carried out by professionals on the concepts analyzed. Will be addressed the possible associations between organic or traumatic pathologies and a previous state, in arder to better describe the general and specific principies for the establishment .of imputability and/or aggravation of those pathologic conditions. In that regard, will be narrated medicolegal expertise where traumatic injuries caused any further deterioration of the previous state or that this negatively influenced the trauma consequences. Such cases were analyzed, emphasizing the methodology of forensic evaluation and the form of appreciation of the prior state. The aim is to also understand what the effect of forensic conclusion in the court ruling, which concludes this work with an analysis of value or influence of forensic assessment in taking judicial decision in Portugal when a pre-existing pathological condition was present, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of it.

History and Political Economy

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Book Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics ISBN: 9780203390658 9780415327626 9780415648332 9781134337026 9781134337019 9781134336975 Year: DOI: 10.4324/9780203390658 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Business and Management --- Economics --- Political Science --- Social Sciences
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Impressive and authoritative, this essential book brings together a collection of essays in honour of Peter Groenewegen, one of the most distinguished historians of economic thought of a generation. His work on a wide range of economic theorists such as Adam Smith, François Quesnay and Alfred Marshall approaches a level of near insuperability.

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peter --- groenewegen --- joan --- robinson --- alfred --- marshall --- post --- keynesian --- economics --- inaugural

Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

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Book Series: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook ISBN: 9780203641545 9781841691831 9781138883130 9781135431853 9781135431846 9781135431808 Year: DOI: 10.4324/9780203641545 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Psychology
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The potential of behavioural approaches for improving the lives of people with acquired brain injury is immense. Here that potential is laid out and explored with a thoroughgoing regard for clinical practice and the theoretical frameworks that underpin that practice. This book will prove an invaluable resource for clinical psychologists and the whole range of therapists working with patients suffering from acquired brain damage.

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brain --- injury --- traumatic --- anterograde --- amnesia --- assessment --- severe --- head --- post --- cognitive

Políticas de ciencia, tecnología e innovación en la Argentina de la posdictadura

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ISBN: 9789873667671 DOI: 10.4000/books.eunrn.1211 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Editorial UNRN
Subject: History --- Science (General)
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Las políticas públicas sobre ciencia, tecnología e innovación en la Argentina tienen cuatro décadas de historia ininterrumpida. Pero hasta el momento no existían trabajos sistemáticos que evaluaran íntegramente esa trayectoria.¿Cuáles fueron las políticas implementadas? ¿Qué objetivos persiguieron? ¿Quiénes y de qué manera asignaron los fondos para su fomento y desarrollo? ¿Qué impacto produjeron?Este libro aborda esos y otros interrogantes a través de un conjunto de investigaciones centradas en la interacción y negociación entre las personas e instituciones que generaron agendas y, como consecuencia, definieron el horizonte científico y tecnológico del país.En otras palabras, la publicación indaga sobre el proceso de articulación e interacción de ideologías, intereses, percepciones y estrategias sostenidas por el conjunto de actores involucrados en el sector, en el marco más amplio del contexto internacional.

Heirs to world culture; Being Indonesian 1950-1965

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Book Series: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ISBN: 9789067183796 9789004253513 Year: Volume: 274 Pages: xv+529 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_403204 Language: English
Publisher: Brill Grant: Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
Subject: Social Sciences
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This volume brings together new scholarship by Indonesian and non-Indonesian scholars on Indonesia’s cultural history from 1950-1965. During the new nation’s first decade and a half, Indonesia’s links with the world and its sense of nationhood were vigorously negotiated on the cultural front. Indonesia used cultural networks of the time, including those of the Cold War, to announce itself on the world stage. International links, post-colonial aspirations and nationalistic fervour interacted to produce a thriving cultural and intellectual life at home. Essays discuss the exchange of artists, intellectuals, writing and ideas between Indonesia and various countries; the development of cultural networks; and ways these networks interacted with and influenced cultural expression and discourse in Indonesia. With contributions by Keith Foulcher, Liesbeth Dolk, Hairus Salim HS, Tony Day, Budiawan, Maya H.T. Liem, Jennifer Lindsay, Els Bogaerts, Melani Budianta, Choirotun Chisaan, I Nyoman Darma Putra, Barbara Hatley, Marije Plomp, Irawati Durban Ardjo, Rhoma Dwi Aria Yuliantri and Michael Bodden. From the reviews: ‘This book will become a founding publication of research on the cultural and social history of Soekarno’s Old Order. It will stimulate new research [...] and begins to fill in the gaps that have existed for the past half a century’, Laurie Sears. ‘[...] reveals the highly charged debates and conflicts over artistic practice in the newly independent Indonesian state during the Soekarno era in their infinite complexities’, Frances Gouda.

Governing New Guinea; An oral history of Papuan administrators, 1950-1990

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ISBN: 9789067183932 9789004260450 Year: Pages: x+358 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_428891 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: Social Sciences
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This is the first time that indigenous Papuan administrators share with an international public their experiences governing their country. These administrators were the brokers of development. After graduating from the School for Indigenous Administrators (OSIBA) they served in the Dutch administration until 1962. The period 1962-1969 stands out as turbulent and dangerous, and for many curtailed their professional careers. These administrators’ having been in active service until their retirement in the early 1990s allows for a complete recounting of political and administrative transformations under the Indonesian governance of Irian Jaya/Papua. This book brings together 17 oral histories of the everyday life of Papuan civil servants, including their relationships with superiors and colleagues, the murder of a Dutch administrator, their translation of ‘development’ to the Papuan people, the organization of their first democratic institutions, and the actual political and economic conditions leading up to the so-called Act of Free Choice. Finally, they share their experiences in the UNTEA and Indonesian government organization. Leontine Visser is Professor of Development Anthropology at Wageningen University. Her research focuses on governance and natural resources management in eastern Indonesia.

Stalins Soldaten in Österreich

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ISBN: 9783205787006 Year: Pages: 874 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_453611 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 4264
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As Soviet troops first set foot on Austrian territory on March 29, 1945 near Klostermarienberg, they found themselves in a hostile, perplexing and largely unknown world. The Austrians by no means greeted their Eastern "liberators from the fascist yoke" with open arms. Given the first encounters with the Austrian population a variety of stereotypes developed, supporting images of the enemy and the other. Soviet propaganda together with the war experiences anchored these ideas deep into the sub-conscious. However, also ideas of the West that had been aroused by film and literature were now confronted with reality. The Red Army's glorious and triumphant end of WWII was followed by their ten-year long occupation of Austria, where hundreds of thousands of Soviet soldiers and officers, their wives and children and also civil occupational personnel were linked to Austria for many months and sometimes even years. Moscow attempted (often in vain) to train their troops in line with a "higher political oversight," to boost their military discipline and to strengthen their "political and moral status." From the Soviet point of view, direct confrontation with the Austrian population, but also the Western occupying forces rescued them from the danger of being a "hostile takeover." Doubts about the superiority of the Communist system, breaches of regulations as well as offences, which were really "only" a matter of criminal law, were considered politically motivated and served as a sign of the ideological and political fickleness of the concerned party. Reprisals for the afore-mentioned infractions could be severe and sometimes meant the death penalty. The Austrian view of occupation, Austrian everyday life in the Soviet occupation zone or the most important Topoi from the Red Army is well documented and preserved. This research is owed largely to the individual experiences, impressions and responses of the occupying forces themselves. This work is focused on the EXPERIENCE of the soviet "lifeworld" in Austria, which includes among other things the occupation organization, the discipline and prosecution, the daily work, the everyday live in the barracks or the leisure activities; the PERCEPTION mirrored in written and oral testimonies and the institutionalized as well as private MEMORY in the former Soviet Union. The beginning depicts the macro-level structure and functioning of the Soviet occupational apparatus as well as the historical background. This meticulous retracing of history offers new insights into the question of the perception of the other and the development of specific Topoi.

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