Download Cultural Territorial Systems: Landscape and Cultural by Francesco Rotondo, Francesco Selicato, Vera Marin, Josefina PDF

By Francesco Rotondo, Francesco Selicato, Vera Marin, Josefina Lopez Galdeano

This publication seeks to reinforce the cultural measurement of sustainable improvement and especially makes a speciality of minor old facilities and their usual and rural landscapes. In a society changing into ever extra globalized, with no territorial regulations within the construction of products and ready to reproduce in China the products and product attribute of South American crafts (to point out simply extremes), the single aspect which can nonetheless be contextualized is historical past id: the results of shut integration among cultural resources, intangible resources and settled groups.

hence, historical past identification is without doubt one of the few components, including usual assets, which has the potential of fiscal improvement that continues to be firmly rooted in areas and native populations. those cities are usually the center-piece of city landscapes and geographical components with unique good points, no longer constantly yet usually as person areas inside of networks of teenybopper historic facilities associated via shared historical past, traditions and/or normal components (rivers, forests, river structures or different usual elements). they're open air the foremost vacationer networks, whether now there's a budding curiosity within the touristic exploitation of those environments. So, they're the appropriate locations to pursue a sustainable and native improvement with a cultural perspective.

This ebook is a made of the VIVA_EASTPART undertaking (Valorisation and bettering of administration of Small ancient Centres within the japanese PARTnership region), less than the EU-funded “ENPI japanese Partnership” application. It enhances the extra practically-focused paintings that's in creation from this staff, extra excited by empirical ways to the advance of teenybopper ancient facilities of the international locations concerned. notwithstanding the booklet has been encouraged by means of this learn and dealing event, the authors are completely answerable for the content material and evaluations presented.

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Download Social and Cultural Issues of the New International Economic by Jorge A. Lozoya, Haydee Birgin PDF

By Jorge A. Lozoya, Haydee Birgin

Social and Cultural problems with the recent overseas fiscal Order discusses the social and cultural concerns pertaining to New overseas fiscal Order (NIEO). The booklet is constructed from 10 chapters that conceal numerous themes when it comes to the socio-cultural matters confronted through the NIEO. bankruptcy 1 discusses the relation of NIEO to employment and human wishes, whereas bankruptcy 2 bargains with schooling. The 3rd bankruptcy talks in regards to the studying means of the society, and the fourth bankruptcy tackles mass media within the 3rd international. The 5th bankruptcy discusses the situation of ladies and the workout of political strength, whereas the 6th bankruptcy talks approximately sexism as a drawback to improvement. bankruptcy 7 reports using conventional medication as a substitute for healthiness in 3rd international international locations. bankruptcy eight discusses the environmental and concrete regulations for the human habitat, whereas bankruptcy nine tackles the surroundings in the context of the NIEO. The final bankruptcy stories the function of the army within the NIEO. The publication can be of serious curiosity to readers keen on socio-cultural points of the demanding situations confronted through the NIEO.

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Download Nanoscience and Cultural Heritage by Philippe Dillmann, Ludovic Bellot-Gurlet, Irène Nenner PDF

By Philippe Dillmann, Ludovic Bellot-Gurlet, Irène Nenner

This booklet goals to provide cutting-edge in numerous domain names of cultural history within which Nanosciences let primary leap forward. the 1st a part of the booklet issues nanostructured fabrics in historical artifacts. knowing their nature and formation approaches deliver new perception within the apprehension of technical point of historic societies yet may also motivate the layout of recent fabrics. the second one half is devoted to the knowledge of fabrics. this significant factor in fabric technological know-how this present day, for cultural historical past, must practice particular characterization ideas and applied sciences, but additionally to create adapted analytical thoughts. half 3 offers new equipment, tactics and fabrics at nano degrees that may convey cutting edge recommendations to conservation and recovery concerns, associated with the knowledge of the alteration strategies concerned at various scales.

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Download The Human Pursuit of Well-Being: A Cultural Approach by Ingrid Brdar PDF

By Ingrid Brdar

This ebook brings jointly the newest learn on optimistic psychology from a global solid of researchers, regularly from Europe. conscientiously selected articles describe study and perform from different fields of optimistic psychology. Chapters disguise diverse issues: happiness and health, dimension, motivation and objectives, character, educational functionality and coping, and intervention. The booklet contains chosen papers offered on the 4th eu convention of confident Psychology held in 2008 in Croatia. There are just few books which introduced jointly ecu researchers in confident psychology. This ebook contains paintings of a few amazing authors like Ruut Veenhoven, Giovanni A. Fava and Shane J. Lopez, however it additionally offers priceless reviews of much less renowned authors, therefore giving perception into experiences of transforming into physique of eu researchers in confident psychology. The booklet emphasizes cross-cultural method of human pursuit of overall healthiness. It provides examine from varied cultures, like Russia, Croatia, Portugal, New Zeland and South Africa. earlier, so much examine in optimistic psychology used to be carried out in Western cultures. choice of reviews from various cultures goals at broadening our realizing of these features of human event that make existence worthy dwelling in diversified cultural stipulations.

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Download Blood Will Out: Essays on Liquid Transfers and Flows by Janet Carsten PDF

By Janet Carsten

Unique in concentration and overseas in scope, this publication brings jointly 10 essays in regards to the fabric, metaphorical, and symbolic value of blood.

  • An interdisciplinary research that unites the paintings of famous historians and anthropologists
  • Incorporates insights from contemporary paintings in symbolism, kinship stories, scientific anthropology, the anthropology of faith, the sociological learn of finance, and textual analysis
  • Covers subject matters comparable to Medieval eu conceptions of blood; blood and the mind; blood and the cultural learn of finance; and blood varieties, id, and organization in twentieth-century America

 

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Download Roma Diplomacy by Valeriu Nicolae, Hannah Slavik PDF

By Valeriu Nicolae, Hannah Slavik

Roma international relations is an anthology of papers written or encouraged via the DiploFoundation's 2005?2006 Roma international relations undertaking, geared toward facilitating the construction of Roma ?public diplomats? having the ability to bridge the distance among Roma civil society and governments/European Union associations. The papers during this quantity hide a variety of topics?from a attention of what the time period Roma international relations ability to analyze aimed toward selling expertise of the placement of Roma in several areas and international locations. the various papers provide ideas for policymakers, delivering a powerful place to begin for the emergence of a Roma ?think tank, ? one of many long term targets of the Roma international relations venture.

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Download Cultural Translation and Postcolonial Poetry: Reflexive by Ashok Bery PDF

By Ashok Bery

Ashok Bery strikes the dialogue of postcolonial poetry ahead by means of utilising transnational views. This well timed learn appears to be like at a range of poets from varied components, together with Heaney, Walcott, and Ramanujan. whereas making cross-cultural comparisons, the booklet situates works of their particular nationwide, poetic, cultural, and political contexts. not like such a lot postcolonial feedback, specific cognizance is paid to the language and kind of the poems.

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