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Download E-books Choice: Challenges and Perspectives for the European Welfare States (Broadening Perspectives in Social Policy) (2010-05-21) PDF

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This booklet analyzes the impression of selection on welfare states in Europe and asks even if the shift in the direction of extra selection will eventually profit the clients and prone of the welfare kingdom, and feature a good influence on society as a whole.Explores the hot concentrate on selection in lots of welfare states, which has created a extra market-orientated procedure, replaced clients to shoppers, and elevated emphasis on inner most providersExamines the effect of those fresh reforms on equality, not just from an financial standpoint, but in addition in terms of gender, schooling, age, and entry to servicesDraws on examples from assorted ecu nations and sectors of the welfare country, together with the united kingdom, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, and the Czech RepublicInformed via theoretical and empirical ways, and makes use of numerous methodologies

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Download E-books Advances in CT: European Scientific User Conference SOMATOM PLUS Zurich, March 1990 PDF

By R. Hupke (auth.), Professor Dr. med. Walter A. Fuchs (eds.)

Radiologists who already use the SOMATOM PLUS computed tomography process speak about their reports during this record of a person convention in March, 1990. The specified benefit of the program during which the complete measuring approach rotates continually is emphasised. greater than fifty individuals from 9 eu nations current clinical papers, speak about scientific adventure and examine destiny prospects.

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Download E-books [(Modernity and the Second-Hand Trade: European Consumption Cultures and Practices, 1700-1900 )] [Author: Jon Stobart] [Jan-2011] PDF

By Jon Stobart, Ilja Van Damme (eds.)

Bringing jointly the newest learn at the ignored sector of second-hand alternate and intake, this booklet bargains clean insights into the trading of used items in western-Europe in the course of the eighteenth and 19th centuries, and seeks to re-evaluate and redefine the connection among modernity and the second-hand trade.

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Download E-books Sustaining TEL: From Innovation to Learning and Practice: 5th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2010, Barcelona, Spain, September 28 - October 1, 2010. Proceedings PDF

By Judy Kay, Bob Kummerfeld (auth.), Martin Wolpers, Paul A. Kirschner, Maren Scheffel, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Vania Dimitrova (eds.)

These complaints of the ?fth ecu convention on know-how more suitable studying (EC-TEL 2010) exemplify the hugely correct and profitable study being performed in TEL. due to this greatwork,this year’s convention all in favour of “Sustaining TEL: From Innovation to studying and Practice.” the decade hasseensigni?cantinvestmentintermsofe?ortandresources(i.e.,time,people, and funds) in innovating schooling and coaching. The time has come to make the daring step from small-scale innovation study and improvement to larg- scale and sustainable implementation and evaluate. it's time to exhibit the area (i.e., executive, undefined, and the final inhabitants) that our ?eld has matured to the level that sustainable studying and studying practices – either in colleges and in – will be accomplished established upon our paintings. ThepresentdayTEL communitynowfaces newresearchquestionsrelatedto large-scale deployment of know-how more advantageous studying, helping person studying environments via mashups and social software program, new methods in TEL certi?cation, etc. in addition, new techniques are required for the layout, implementation, and use of TEL to enhance the certainty and communique of academic wants and the desires of all stakeholders, starting from researchers, to rookies, tutors, academic corporations, businesses, the TEL undefined, and coverage makers. And the TEL group has taken up this problem. As you will see during this quantity, in its ?fth 12 months the convention used to be extra capable of gather the main favorite and appropriate study ends up in the TEL zone. The convention generatedmorethan150submissionswhichdemonstratesaverylivelyinterestin the convention subject, therefore signi?cantly contributing to the conference’s success.

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Download E-books Local Welfare Policy Making in European Cities (Social Indicators Research Series) PDF

By Dagmar Kutsar, Marjo Kuronen

This e-book specializes in how ecu welfare rules are applied on the neighborhood point in eleven eu towns and the way neighborhood coverage making addresses women’s care tasks. The booklet reviews the complicated mix of and the relationships among neighborhood political methods, regulations, associations, structural stipulations and outputs, in addition to results for the women’s labour industry integration. It demonstrates how cultural settings and multi-level governance styles shape the “playground” for neighborhood coverage makers to formulate their welfare rules touching on provider provision. The booklet extra demonstrates how neighborhood construction platforms and the location of the neighborhood labour industry impact the clients that ladies have in operating and caring.

EU welfare coverage promotes the labour industry integration of ladies in addition to gender equality. the supply of enough care providers is key in helping women’s employment. inside comparative welfare learn, the point of interest has been at the nationwide welfare structures and rules no matter if care prone are overwhelmingly supplied through neighborhood specialists that during many ecu member states get pleasure from enormous autonomy. This booklet fills the distance in figuring out neighborhood welfare coverage making from a comparative perspective.

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Download E-books Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing: Second European Conference, ESOCC 2013, Málaga, Spain, September 11-13, 2013. Proceedings PDF

By Michel Catan, Roberto Di Cosmo, Antoine Eiche, Tudor A. Lascu, Michel Lienhardt (auth.), Kung-Kiu Lau, Winfried Lamersdorf, Erne

This ebook constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the second one ecu convention on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing, ESOCC 2013, held in Málaga, Spain, in September 2013. The eleven complete papers offered including four brief papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from forty four submissions. the amount additionally includes three papers from the commercial music. Service-oriented computing together with net companies as its most crucial implementation platform has turn into crucial paradigm for dispensed software program improvement and alertness. The papers illustrate how cloud computing goals at allowing mobility in addition to machine, platform and/or provider independence via providing centralized sharing of assets. It promotes interoperability, portability and defense criteria, and increases a very new set of protection issues.

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Download E-books The Assimilation Myth: A Study of Second Generation Polish Immigrants in Western Australia (Research Group for European Migration Problems) PDF

This ebook is a logical outcome of a publication released in 1965 lower than the name Immigrants Assimilation - A examine of Polish humans in Western Australia. within the unique research, grownup Polish immigrants have been requested, among different issues, approximately their attitudes to their kid's assimilation to the tradition of the Australian society. remember the fact that, a few mom and dad have been longing for their kids to stay Polish, while others show­ ed a hope for them to turn into Australians. certainly, it look­ ed functional to enquire the kid's attitudes to their very own assimilation. the current research is hence quite often focused on those attitudes. a lot has been written approximately moment iteration immigrants and much has been of a speculative nature, given that not anyone has but long gone into the houses of immigrants and requested them and their kids concerning the approach they suppose relating to a tradition that is new to them. the current research is exclusive during this feel since it fills an essential hole via learning assimilation of 2 generations of immigrants belonging to a similar kin. moment new release immigrants have occupied the eye of many writers within the sociological and mental litera­ ture. important social phenomena comparable to delinquency, psychological breakdowns, and marginality were ascribed to the second one new release immigrants because of their prestige as halfway humans among cultural milieus. a few of these phenome­ it's usually approved that na are traced within the current learn.

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Download E-books Nationalism and War PDF

This interdisciplinary ebook is the 1st systematic learn of the connection among nationalism and battle and, as such, makes an unique contribution to theories of nationalism and nation formation. It bargains a dynamic and interactive framework in which to appreciate the function of war in its altering manifestations within the upward push of geographical regions, the formation of nationwide groups, definitions of political rights and tasks, and the transformation from an international of empires to at least one of country states. Nationalism and conflict scrutinizes present techniques that view either countries and nationalism as fresh items of martial state-building that begun with the army revolutions in Europe, and argues that nationalism and nationwide groups emerged independently within the heart a while to form either war-making and state-building. This e-book additionally explores the relationship among struggle commemoration and the production of countries as sacralized groups that provide that means and objective to an international marked via unpredictable switch. It exhibits how nationalist army revolutions resulted in the downfall of Empires in overall battle and the mass creation of postcolonial kingdom states. yet difficulties of defense have additionally encouraged ordinary styles of re-imperialization. This e-book refutes claims that we're now in an international and post-national period the place tense debts have changed the heroic narratives that when sustained realms. ultimately, it appraises ways that declare there's an inherent connection among nationalism and collective violence, arguing such connections are principally contingent.

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Download E-books The European Monetary System: Past, Present and Future PDF

The eu MJnetary approach (EMS) might be the single good fortune tale of the typical marketplace because the First expansion. Its luck, particul arly the place the conmercial use of the EO] is worried, has taken nost specialists all of sudden. So Irn. lch so, that once the writer attempted to recamEIld to his scholars an appropriate and sizeable w:: >rk of analysis and/or reference in regards to the event of the EMS and its attainable destiny evolution --- no e-book should be came across. hence, the writer got down to write the current w:: >rk. The author's target isn't to provide a old account of the EMS. really, the goal is to put the event in a rrajor ancient context in which the approach is noticeable an irrpJrtant transitional part at the street to the lementation of a whole fiscal and rronetary union (EMU). while interpreting the sooner plans for an EMU which Si3!N the sunshine of day among 1969 and 1970 (already see you later in the past: ) transparent purposes emerge why the unique six founder Member States of the EEx::: must have chanced on it logical to embark upon the line to an EMU - "provided the political will to take action existed." therefore, that they had beCOIre hugely built-in and have been undertaking part their alternate with one another. Then, there has been the will to combine nonetheless additional ---- finally top (perhaps) to a political union.

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