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Komplementärmedizin im Krankenhaus

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ISBN: 9783954664573 Year: Pages: 264 DOI: 10.32745/9783954664573 Language: German
Publisher: MWV Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft
Subject: Medicine (General)
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Alternative Fuels for Transportation

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ISBN: 9781439819579 Year: Pages: 463 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Agriculture (General)
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With existing petroleum oil and natural gas reserves enough for only several more decades, there is an imminent need for alternative energy sources. This critical situation has incited greater improvements in automotive technology and the increased use of nonconventional fuels. Alternative Fuels for Transportation covers the potential, production methods, properties, vehicle tests, merits, and drawbacks of alternative fuels. The esteemed editor highlights the importance of moving toward alternative fuels and the problems and environmental impact of depending on petroleum products. Each self-contained chapter focuses on a particular fuel source, including vegetable oils, biodiesel, methanol, ethanol, dimethyl ether, liquefied petroleum gas, natural gas, hydrogen, electric, fuel cells, and fuel from nonfood crops. For most of these fuels, production methods, storage, transportation and distribution, physiochemical properties, system modification, engine tests, economics, applications, safety aspects, material compatibility, and future scope are discussed. Although we now know that increases in greenhouse gases will contribute to global climate change, the transportation sector and decentralized power generation continue to heavily rely on petroleum products, particularly gasoline and diesel. Exploring how to counteract the world’s energy insecurity and environmental pollution, this book provides a comprehensive understanding of nonconventional fuel sources and technology.

Chapter 7 'It’s okay not to like it' (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9780367358884 Year: Pages: 23 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Business and Management --- History --- Economics
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"Drawing on unique multi-arts, multi-city scholarly research, Understanding Audiences for the Contemporary Arts makes a timely and urgent contribution to debates about the place of arts and culture in contemporary society.   The authors critically interrogate the challenges of access, diversity, privilege and responsibility in contemporary art. Asking who benefits from, pays for and consumes the arts, the book highlights fresh, forward-thinking audience and organisational attitudes that show the potential of live arts engagement to contribute to engaged citizenship. Complemented by comparative global analysis, the cutting-edge insights in this book are relevant for interdisciplinary researchers across audience studies and beyond. Enhanced by a new framework for the understanding audience engagement, the book is relevant to scholars, policymakers and reflective practitioners across the spectrum of arts and cultural industries management."

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Sustainability Transitions in der Lebensmittelproduktion

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ISBN: 9783863954574 Year: DOI: 10.17875/gup2020-1331 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Agriculture (General)
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6 Traditional medicines, law and the (dis)ordering of temporalities (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9780415792219 9781315167695 Year: Pages: 18 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Law
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In this chapter, I explore the regulation of alternative and traditional medicine, in order to reflect on how particular temporalities shape, and are shaped by, the interface between law and medicine. This chapter makes two key points: first, it argues that both biomedicine and law have relied on a particular sense of ‘modernity’ as a linear temporal process; in turn, this has been key in developing both crude, and more subtle, social patterns of power, dominance, and exclusion that continue to impact on contemporary societies. Second, it argues that as law increasingly engages in the regulation of other types of medicine, it continues to emulate biomedical models and assumptions as to what ‘modern medicine’ should look like, including its temporal features. This chapter is written as I am starting a large investigation of the multiple ways in which traditional and alternative medicines apprehend and are apprehended by law in several states in Europe and Africa.2 Although the project has several aims, my interest in the field came, in part, from the ambivalent and complex ways in which the idea of ‘modernity’ seemed to be shaping the field and, in turn, how law and medicine as institutions were involved in this ambivalence. It is useful, to ‘set the scene’ of this chapter, to return to this briefly.

Cities in Asia by and for the People

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ISBN: 9789462985223 Year: DOI: 10.5117/9789462985223 Language: Undetermined
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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This book examines the active role of urban citizens in constructing alternative urban spaces as tangible resistance towards capitalist production of urban spaces that continue to encroach various neighborhoods. The collection of narratives presented here brings together research from ten different Asian cities and re-theorises the city from the perspective of ordinary people facing moments of crisis, contestations, and cooperative quests to create alternative spaces to those being produced under prevailing urban processes. The chapters accent the exercise of human agency through daily practices in the production of urban space and the intention is not one of creating a romantic or utopian vision of what a city "by and for the people" ought to be. Rather, it is to place people in the centre as mediators of city-making with discontents about current conditions and desires for a better life.

Streitbeilegung im Internet - Zukunft oder Irrweg?

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Book Series: Schriften des Zentrums für Angewandte Rechtswissenschaft / ZAR, Zentrum für Angewandte Rechtswissenschaft, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie ISSN: 18608744 ISBN: 9783731503002 Year: Volume: 14 Pages: XIII, 422 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000044590 Language: GERMAN
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Law
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Alternative dispute resolution has become a focal point in politics and business. On the European level laws to support it were passed in 2013. This thesis describes the extensive background behind these developments, discusses the various methods used in theory and practice, and explores possible ways the procedure could be carried out online. At the same time, it also shows what sort of changes are necessary to smooth the path for future dispute resolution on the Internet.

Herausforderung Energie: Ausgewählte Vorträge der 126. Versammlung der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte e.V.

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Book Series: Proceedings 1: Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge ISBN: 9783844205015 Year: Pages: 217 Language: German
Publisher: Edition Open Access
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Die Atomdiskussion des Jahres 2011 berührt vielschichtige Aspekte der Energieversorgung. Das Buch bietet dazu aus der Sicht unterschiedlicher Fachdisziplinen aktuell Informationen und Hintergründe in allgemein verständlicher Form. Zunächst wird in einer Einführung ein Gerüst der Energiediskussion aus der Sicht eines Naturwissenschaftlers beschrieben. Es folgen Kapitel von Spezialisten zu den aktuellen Themen „smart grid“, Erdwärme, Struktur der Mobilität, und Strom aus der Wüste. Ergänzt wird das Themenspektrum durch Beiträge über die sichere Lagerung von radioaktiven Abfällen und von Kohlendioxid. Ein weiterer Beitrag zeigt die längerfristigen Möglichkeiten der Energiespeicherung mit chemischen Methoden auf. Die Dokumentation eines Streitgespräches zwischen Vertretern von Natur- und Geisteswissenschaften zum Begriff „Energie“ rundet das Themenspektrum ab. Das Buch enthält vielfältige Abbildungen und Schaubilder und stellt den Argumenten nachvollziehbare Fakten bei. Die Beiträge stammen von ausgewiesenen Experten und sind Auszüge aus der Dokumentation der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte 2010 in Dresden. Die vollständige Form wird im Herbst 2011 im Georg Thieme Verlag erscheinen.

Sociologie de la transphobie

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ISBN: 9782858925018 Year: DOI: 10.4000/books.msha.4833 Language: French
Publisher: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme d’Aquitaine
Subject: Social Sciences
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Très souvent méconnue ou mésestimée dans ses effets les plus graves, la transphobie regroupe de nombreuses discriminations dont sont victimes les transidentités, qu'elles se définissent comme transgenres, transsexuelles ou en tant qu'identités alternatives. Les données recueillies lors d'un travail d'enquêtes et d'entretiens laissent entrevoir que l'acte transphobe peut aussi bien être le fait de la personne lambda que des institutions censées protéger les personnes. Quels sont les mécanismes à l'œuvre ? Quelle est la part du social, du politique voire du culturel dans ce qui concoure à la disqualification de l'autre et de la différence ? Cet ouvrage propose un état des lieux de la question en France et des pistes de réflexion à la lumière des Sciences Humaines et Sociales, tout en relayant et en analysant les témoignages sans ambiguïtés du quotidien des personnes concernées. Une sociologie de la transphobie est un travail de recherche qui pose des questions et propose des pistes de réflexions comme autant de réponses possibles aux processus de discriminations.

Idee geografiche per educare al mondo

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Book Series: Tratti geografici - Open Access ISBN: 9788891798022 Year: Pages: 168 Language: Italian
Publisher: FrancoAngeli
Subject: Geography
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This book aims to contribute to the renewal of geographic education and the teaching of geography. Traditional methods of teaching geography are becoming increasingly obsolete. Hence the need to take new paths in search of alternatives to convey the ideas of which geography is the bearer. The Italian Association of Geography Teachers (AIIG) is committed to a continuous effort aimed at reiterating the importance of geography in school curricula and more generally in the education of citizens aware of their role in the world and responsible in their actions on it.

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