Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage: Intersecting by Perla Innocenti

By Perla Innocenti

This publication is a research of the function of cultural and background networks and the way they could aid associations and their host societies deal with the tensions and fully grasp the possibilities coming up from migration. In previous and rising demanding situations of social inclusion and cultural discussion, hybrid versions of cultural identification, citizenship and nationwide belonging, the learn additionally units out to reply to the questions 'how'. How can cultural associations leverage the facility of cross-border networks in a contested position resembling Europe at the present time? How may they tricky ways and techniques in line with cultural practices? How can the activities of the eu fee and correct cultural our bodies be bolstered, tailored or prolonged to satisfy those pursuits? Cultural Networks in Migrating history should be of curiosity to students and scholars in museum and cultural historical past reviews, visible arts, sociology of firms and knowledge reports. it's going to even be suitable to practitioners and policymakers from museums, libraries, NGOs and cultural associations at huge.

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Biosaline Agriculture and High Salinity Tolerance by Chedly Abdelly, Münir Öztürk, Muhammad Ashraf, Claude

By Chedly Abdelly, Münir Öztürk, Muhammad Ashraf, Claude Grignon

A significant probability to agricultural productiveness around the world is unquestionably because of environments with demanding components together with drought, salinity, waterlogging, severe temperatures, non-optimal degrees of mineral nutrition and so on. in keeping with contributions awarded on the overseas convention on Biosaline Agriculture and excessive Salinity Tolerance in November 2006 in Gammarth, Tunisia, this e-book stories the present nation of data in biosaline agriculture and excessive salinity tolerance in vegetation. It quite often makes a speciality of the biotic method of economically make the most of the stress-prone parts through becoming resistant plants.

This quantity contains 3 sections: physiology and biochemistry, ecology, and molecular biology. hence, a scientific technique has been followed to discover plant responses to numerous ecological components at physiological and molecular levels.

It is of curiosity to scholars, researchers and execs in plant body structure, molecular biology, biotechnology, agriculture, soil technology, and environmental biology.

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The Shtetl - New Evaluations by Steven T. Katz

By Steven T. Katz

Dating from the 16th century, there have been hundreds and hundreds of shtetls—Jewish settlements—in japanese Europe that have been domestic to a wide and compact inhabitants that differed from their gentile, usually peasant associates in faith, career, language, and tradition. The shtetls have been various in very important respects from earlier sorts of Jewish settlements within the Diaspora in that Jews had not often shaped a majority within the cities within which they lived. This used to be no longer real of the shtetl, the place Jews occasionally comprised eighty% or extra of the inhabitants. whereas the shtetl started to decline in the course of the process the 19th century, it used to be the Holocaust which eventually destroyed it.

During the final thirty years the shtetl has attracted a starting to be quantity of scholarly awareness, notwithstanding gross generalizations and romanticized nostalgia proceed to impact how the subject is handled. This quantity takes a brand new examine this most crucial side of East ecu Jewish existence. It is helping to right the concept that the shtetl was once a wholly Jewish international and indicates the ways that the Jews of the shtetl interacted either with their co-religionists and with their gentile buddies. the quantity comprises chapters at the historical past of the shtetl, its myths and realities, politics, gender dynamics, how the shtetl has been (mis)represented in literature, and the adjustments caused by means of international warfare I and the Holocaust, between others.

Contributors: Samuel Kassow, Gershon David Hundert, Immanuel Etkes, Nehemia Polen, Henry Abramson, Konrad Zielinski, Jeremy Dauber, Israel Bartel, Naomi Seidman, Mikhail Krutikov, Arnold J. Band, Katarzyna Wieclawska, Yehunda Bauer, and Elie Wiesel.

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Understanding Stuart Hall by Helen Davis

By Helen Davis

'This is the main lucid and engaged account of Stuart Hall's paintings. Meticulously, and with an exemplary generosity, Helen Davis patiently unravels the threads of Hall's highbrow heritage. the result's a most respected and considerate ebook, which may end up to be imperative for college kids of cultural reviews' - Graeme Turner, college of Queensland figuring out Stuart corridor strains the improvement of 1 of the main influential and revered figures inside of cultural stories. targeting Stuart Hall's writings over a interval of approximately fifty years, this quantity deals scholars and teachers a cogent and exploratory path via complicated and overlapping components of research. In her severe evaluate of Hall's most crucial contributions to educational and public debate, Davis indicates the level to which his analyses of race and ethnicity were educated through early stories of Marxism, category and 'societies dependent in dominance'. Davis deals clean perception into the formation of 1 of the main prolific, charismatic and debatable intellectuals of his new release. regardless of having been branded a 'cultural pessimist', Stuart corridor has lengthy been linked to encouraging new, state-of-the-art scholarship in the box. This quantity concludes with a dialogue of Hall's latest political and educational interventions and his carrying on with dedication to innovation in the visible arts.

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Social Computing, Behavioral - Cultural Modeling and by Kiran Lakkaraju, Samarth Swarup, Les Gasser (auth.),

By Kiran Lakkaraju, Samarth Swarup, Les Gasser (auth.), Shanchieh Jay Yang, Ariel M. Greenberg, Mica Endsley (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed complaints of the fifth overseas convention on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction, held in collage Park, MD, united states, in April 2012. The forty three revised papers offered during this quantity have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from seventy six submissions. The papers hide quite a lot of subject matters together with economics, public health and wellbeing, and terrorist actions, in addition to make the most of a extensive number of methodologies, e.g., computing device studying, cultural modeling and cognitive modeling.

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Institutional Work: Actors and Agency in Institutional by Thomas B. Lawrence, Roy Suddaby, Bernard Leca

By Thomas B. Lawrence, Roy Suddaby, Bernard Leca

The 'institutional' method of organizational study has proven how enduring positive factors of social existence - equivalent to marriage and paperwork - act as mechanisms of social keep an eye on. Such ways have usually targeted cognizance at the relationships among companies and the fields within which they function, supplying robust money owed of the procedures during which associations govern motion. by contrast, the learn of institutional paintings reorients those conventional issues, moving the focal point to knowing how motion impacts associations. This e-book units a study schedule in the box of institutional paintings through interpreting the ways that contributors, teams, and firms paintings to create, keep, and disrupt the associations that constitution their lives. via a chain of essays and case experiences, it explores the conceptual middle of institutional paintings, identifies institutional paintings thoughts, presents exemplars for destiny empirical learn, and embeds the concept that inside broader sociological debates and concepts.

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New Consensus for Old: Cultural Studies from Left to Right by Thomas Frank

By Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank has been sending wake-up calls to almost every body nearby during the last decade, in venues from The Village Voice to Harper's. His takes on hard work politics, advertisements, the virtues of the Midwest, and the way un-cool you actually are have gained him a large viewers, and during this piece, Frank supplies us a examining of cultural studies—viewed by means of a few as an enormous new point of view within the academy, yet by means of others as an unwieldy theoretical fad.

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The Social and Cultural Construction of Risk: Essays on Risk by Steve Rayner (auth.), Branden B. Johnson, Vincent T. Covello

By Steve Rayner (auth.), Branden B. Johnson, Vincent T. Covello (eds.)

The Social and Cultural building of probability: concerns, equipment, and Case stories Vincent T. Covello and Branden B. Johnson dangers to healthiness, protection, and the surroundings abound on the planet and other people cope as most sensible they could. yet earlier than motion should be taken to manage, lessen, or do away with those hazards, judgements needs to be made approximately which hazards are very important and which hazards can adequately be missed. The problem for choice makers is that consensus on those concerns is usually missing. hazards believed by means of a few contributors and teams to be tolerable or settle for­ capable - comparable to the dangers of nuclear strength or commercial pollution - are insupportable and unacceptable to others. This ebook addresses this factor through exploring how specific technological hazards turn out to be chosen for societal recognition and motion. each one element of the amount examines, from a distinct viewpoint, how participants, teams, groups, and societies make a decision what's dicy, how dicy it truly is, and what may be performed. The writing of this e-book used to be encouraged via one other booklet: hazard and tradition: An Essay at the number of Technoloqical and Environmental hazards. released in 1982 and written by way of exclusive students - Mary Douglas, a British social anthropologist, and Aaron Wildavsky, an American political scientist - the e-book obtained vast severe cognizance and provided a number of provocative principles at the nature of threat choice, notion, and acceptance.

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Changemanagement mit Cultural Transformation Tools: by Andrea Maria Bokler, Michael Dipper

By Andrea Maria Bokler, Michael Dipper

Abstract

In diesem crucial lernen Sie eine erfolgreiche und praxiserprobte Methode kennen, die zeigt, dass Werte der Dreh- und Angelpunkt für einen raschen und tragfähigen Wandel in der Unternehmenskultur sind. Mittels Cultural Transformation instruments (CTT) werden Ist- und Soll-Werte, für die sich Mitarbeiter engagieren, analysiert und die dahinterliegenden Bedürfnisse offenbart. Diese wirksamen Hebel erlauben eine tiefgehende Kulturtransformation, die Menschen und Märkte bewegt. Denn aus Engagement folgt Geschäftserfolg!

Der Inhalt

  • Mit CTT aus Potenzialen schöpfen und Produktivität steigern
  • Wandel in der Praxis
  • Der commence in eine Kulturtransformation
  • Wie Sie Ihre Unternehmenskultur gestalten

Die Zielgruppen

  • Studierende und Dozierende der Betriebswirtschaftslehre
  • Topmanager, Organisationsentwickler, switch supervisor sowie interessierte Praktiker

Die Autoren

Dr. Andrea Maria Bokler ist Sozialökonomin und Betriebswirtin, Cultural Transformation instruments (CTT) advisor und Trainerin. Als Beraterin, Facilitator und trainer begleitet sie Führungskräfte, swap brokers und Projektleiter in Strategie- und Veränderungsprojekten. Ihr Fokus liegt auf der Entwicklung von switch Roadmaps & tales sowie dem layout und der erfolgreichen Implementierung von Konzepten für swap administration und Change-Kommunikation.

Michael Dipper ist selbstständiger Berater, Managementtrainer und trainer seit über 25 Jahren. Sein Anliegen ist es, Verbundenheit und Engagement in revenue- und Non-Profit-Organisationen zu fördern.

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