Gender, Migration and the Dual-Career Household: Invisible by Irene Hardill

By Irene Hardill

This e-book explores the gender matters linked to overseas migration in twin profession families. Adopting a feminist procedure, the writer hyperlinks learn in economics, sociology, administration and company and human geography to discover post-industrial managerial careers. specific emphasis is put on the best way social mobility and spatial mobility are entwined. the writer explores the site and mobility judgements of twin profession families, studying their own and loved ones biographies in addition to released information. Of crucial curiosity to students of human geography, sociology and gender reports, this e-book also will curiosity these operating in organizational, migration and concrete stories.

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A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global by Sugata Bose

By Sugata Bose

On December 26, 2004, immense tsunami waves destroyed groups round the Indian Ocean, from Indonesia to Kenya. past the awful loss of life toll, this wall of water introduced a telling reminder of the interconnectedness of the various nations at the ocean rim, and the insignificance of nationwide barriers. 100 Horizons takes us to those seashores, in an excellent reinterpretation of ways tradition built and heritage was once made on the peak of the British raj. among 1850 and 1950, the Indian Ocean teemed with humans, commodities, and ideas: pilgrims and armies, trade and exertions, the politics of Mahatma Gandhi and the poetry of Rabindranath Tagore have been all associated in superb methods. Sugata Bose unearths in those tricky social and financial webs facts of the interdependence of the peoples of the lands past the horizon, from the center East to East Africa to Southeast Asia. In following this narrative, we find that our traditional methods of taking a look at history--through the lens of nationalism or globalization--are now not sufficient. The nationwide excellent didn't easily collapse to inevitable globalization within the overdue 20th century, as is usually meant; Bose unearths as a substitute the very important value of an intermediate historic house, the place interregional geographic entities just like the Indian Ocean rim foster nationalist identities and targets but concurrently facilitate interplay between groups. 100 Horizons merges records and fable, heritage and poetry, in a extraordinary reconstruction of the way a region's tradition, economic climate, politics, and mind's eye are woven jointly in time and position. (20060721)

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Topics from the 8th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and by Michael Dorff (auth.), Jan Rychtář, Sat Gupta, Ratnasingham

By Michael Dorff (auth.), Jan Rychtář, Sat Gupta, Ratnasingham Shivaji, Maya Chhetri (eds.)

The Annual collage of North Carolina Greensboro nearby arithmetic and information convention (UNCG RMSC) has supplied a venue for scholar researchers to proportion their paintings seeing that 2005. The eighth convention came about on November three, 2012. The UNCG-RMSC convention tested a practice of attracting energetic researchers and their school mentors from NC and surrounding states. The convention is in particular adapted for college kids to provide the result of their examine and to permit individuals to have interaction with and examine from one another. this sort of engagement is actually designated. The vast scope of UNCG-RMSC contains subject matters in utilized arithmetic, quantity concept, biology, information, biostatistics and desktop sciences.

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Global Positioning System: A Field Guide for the Social by John Spencer, Brian G. Frizzelle, Philip H. Page, John B.

By John Spencer, Brian G. Frizzelle, Philip H. Page, John B. Vogler

Global Positioning System is the 1st ebook to steer social scientists with very little mapping or GPS adventure during the strategy of accumulating box information from begin to finish.


  • Takes readers step by step in the course of the key levels of a GPS fieldwork project.
  • Explains advanced heritage themes in transparent, easy-to-understand language.
  • Provides easy directions for GPS apparatus selection.
  • Provides functional ideas for genuine GPS information assortment issues.
  • Offers a concise consultant to utilizing GPS-collected information inside geographic info structures.

Content:
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–6):
Chapter 2 Why use GPS? (pages 7–25):
Chapter three what's GPS? (pages 26–33):
Chapter four Coordinate platforms and Datums (pages 34–49):
Chapter five GPS issues: Getting began (pages 50–70):
Chapter 6 constructing a GPS undertaking (pages 71–75):
Chapter 7 venture basics (pages 76–88):
Chapter eight Fieldwork making plans and arrangements: facts and strategies (pages 89–112):
Chapter nine Fieldwork making plans and arrangements: box assets (pages 113–132):
Chapter 10 Fieldwork making plans and arrangements: facts caliber and Logistics (pages 133–145):
Chapter eleven Transitioning to Fieldwork (pages 146–169):
Chapter 12 Post?Fieldwork Processing (pages 170–178):
Chapter thirteen using GPS information inside of Geographic details platforms (pages 179–195):
Chapter 14 end (pages 196–203):

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Towards 100% Renewable Energy: Techniques, Costs and by Tanay Sidki Uyar

By Tanay Sidki Uyar

This quantity collects papers offered on the overseas a hundred% Renewable strength meetings (IRENEC) from 2011 to 2015. Given the time span, the chapters were up-to-date to make sure they're well timed, and pertinent. those lawsuits are the end result of a global team of study scientists and specialists contributing to strength ideas inside their study, improvement, and implementation.
This ebook is geared toward researchers and selection makers who're engaged on difficulties and concerns inside of strength potency. Tables, graphs, and diagrams accompany the textual content selling a hundred% renewable strength as the resolution in unity with power end-use potency and renewable strength garage. during this demeanour, Towards a hundred% Renewable Energy bargains leaders contemplating the transition from fossil difficulties to substitute ideas new meals for inspiration and incentives for action.

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Regional Externalities by Wim Heijman (auth.), Professor Dr. Wim Heijman (eds.)

By Wim Heijman (auth.), Professor Dr. Wim Heijman (eds.)

The e-book deals useful and theoretical insights in nearby externalities. neighborhood externalities are a selected subset of externalities that may be outlined as externalities the place house performs a dominant function. This type of externalities will be divided into 3 different types: (1) externalities regarding mobility and shipping; (2) exterior economies of scale and cluster results, and (3) spatial environmental externalities. The booklet bargains examples of the above pointed out categories.

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Great Powers and Geopolitical Change by Jakub J. Grygiel

By Jakub J. Grygiel

In an period of excessive know-how and speedy conversation, the function of geography within the formation of technique and politics in diplomacy could be undervalued. however the mountains of Afghanistan and the hot sand storms of Iraq have supplied stark reminders that geographical rea`lities proceed to have a profound impression at the luck of army campaigns. right here, political scientist Jakub J. Grygiel brings to mild the significance of incorporating geography into grand process. He argues that states can raise and hold their place of energy by way of pursuing a geostrategy that makes a speciality of keep watch over of assets and features of communication.

Grygiel examines case experiences of Venice, the Ottoman Empire, and China within the worldwide 15th century―all nice powers that confronted a dramatic switch in geopolitics whilst new routes and continents have been came across. the positioning of assets, the structure of exchange networks, and the steadiness of kingdom limitations performed a wide function within the good fortune or failure of those 3 powers. Grygiel asserts that, notwithstanding many different facets of overseas coverage have replaced all through historical past, strategic reaction to geographical beneficial properties is still the most salient components in developing and preserving strength within the overseas arena.

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Cross Regional Trade Agreements: Understanding Permeated by Professor Saori N. Katada, Professor Mireya Solís (auth.),

By Professor Saori N. Katada, Professor Mireya Solís (auth.), Professor Saori N. Katada, Professor Mireya Solís (eds.)

An unacknowledged key characteristic of East Asian FTA international relations is the region's lively cross-regional preferential buying and selling relatives. In sharp distinction to the Americas and Europe, the place cross-regional projects received power after the consolidation of local exchange integration, East Asian governments negotiate alternate offers with companions outdoor in their area at an early level of their FTA guidelines. The ebook asks 3 major questions: Are there local components in East Asia encouraging nations to discover cross-regionalism early on? What are an important standards at the back of the cross-regional companion choice? How do cross-regional FTSs (CRTAs) effect their intra-regional exchange tasks? via specific nation case reviews from China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, we convey the ways that those governments search to leverage their CRTAs within the pursuit of intra-regional exchange integration goals, a procedure that yields a way more permeated regionalism.

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Latin American Macroeconomic Reforms: The Second Stage by Jose Antonio Gonzalez, Vittorio Corbo, Anne O. Krueger,

By Jose Antonio Gonzalez, Vittorio Corbo, Anne O. Krueger, Aaron Tornell

Hidden at the back of a couple of financial crises within the mid- to past due 1990s-including Argentina's headline-grabbing financial and political upheaval-is that indisputable fact that Latin American economies have, ordinarily conversing, superior dramatically in recent times. Their good fortune has been due, largely, to macroeconomic reforms, and this publication brings jointly well-liked economists and policymakers to evaluate a decade of such coverage shifts, highlighting either the various good fortune tales and the parts within which extra paintings is required. members supply either case reports of person nations and nearby overviews, protecting financial, monetary, and financial policy.Contributors additionally paintings to spot destiny issues and erect transparent signposts for destiny reforms. for example, now that inflation charges were stabilized, one prompt "second level" financial reform will be to target decreasing charges from excessive to low unmarried digits. monetary region reforms, it's endorsed, should still heart on bettering legislation and supervision. And, participants argue, because monetary balance has already been accomplished in such a lot international locations, new monetary reforms have to pay attention to institutionalizing economic self-discipline, bettering the potency and fairness of tax assortment, and editing institutional preparations to house more and more decentralized federal systems.The research and observation during this volume-authored not just by way of educational observers yet via key Latin American policymakers with many years of firsthand experience-will turn out very important to a person with an curiosity sooner or later of Latin American's carrying on with monetary improvement and reform.Contributors to this volume:José Antonio González, Stanford UniversityAnne O. Krueger, overseas financial FundVittorio Corbo, Pontifical Catholic college, ChileKlaus Schmidt-Hebbel, vital financial institution of ChileAlejandro Werner, financial institution of MexicoMárcio G. P. Garcia, Pontifical Catholic collage, RioTatiana Didier, global BankGustavo H. B. Franco, former president, crucial financial institution of BrazilFrancisco Gil Díaz, Minister of the Treasury, MexicoRoberto Zahler, former governor, significant financial institution of ChileRicardo J. Caballero, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPhilip L. Brock, college of WashingtonStephen Haber, Stanford UniversityPablo E. Guidotti, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos AiresVito Tanzi, foreign financial FundEnrique Dávila, Ministry of Finance, MexicoSantiago Levy, Mexican Social defense InstituteRicardo Fenochietto, inner most advisor, Buenos AiresRogério L. F. Werneck, Pontifical Catholic collage, RioCarola Pessino, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Buenos AiresMichael Michaely, Hebrew college of Jerusalem

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Black Jews in Africa and the Americas by Tudor Parfitt

By Tudor Parfitt

Black Jews in Africa and the Americas tells the attention-grabbing tale of ways the Ashanti, Tutsi, Igbo, Zulu, Beta Israel, Maasai, and plenty of different African peoples got here to consider themselves as descendants of the traditional tribes of Israel. Pursuing medieval and smooth ecu race narratives over a millennium within which not just have been Jews forged as black yet black Africans have been solid as Jews, Tudor Parfitt unearths a fancy historical past of the interplay among spiritual and racial labels and their political uses.

for hundreds of years, colonialists, tourists, and missionaries, in an try to clarify and comprehend the unusual humans they encountered at the colonial frontier, categorized an extraordinary array of African tribes, languages, and cultures as Hebrew, Jewish, or Israelite. Africans themselves got here to undertake those identities as their very own, invoking their shared histories of oppression, imagined blood-lines, and customary conventional practices as facts of a racial courting to Jews.

starting within the post-slavery period, contacts among black Jews in the US and their opposite numbers in Africa created strong and ever-growing networks of black Jews who struggled opposed to racism and colonialism. A group whose claims are denied by way of many, black Jews have constructed a powerful feel of who they're as a distinct humans. In Parfitt’s telling, forces of prejudice and the need for brand spanking new racial, redemptive identities converge, illuminating Jewish and black historical past alike in novel and unexplored ways.

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