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Works: 512 works in 513 publications in 1 language and 1,157 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Classifications: PS3513.E2, B
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Immunities and the right of access to court under Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights by Matthias Kloth( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The conflict between immunities and the right of access to court under Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights remains one of the most interesting problems in the current Strasbourg jurisprudence. The European Court of Human Rights had to rule repeatedly on interferences with the right of access by State immunity or the immunity of international organisations. It is here that human rights law and public international law are directly conflicting with each other. "Domestic immunities"of Members of Parliament, judges, the police or the social services have likewise conflicted with the Convention. This book is the first comprehensive work which covers all kinds of immunities and which discusses the entire case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on the matter
Revisiting the philosophical foundations of trademarks in the US and UK by Mohammad Amin Naser( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"This book challenges the philosophical foundations of the current trademark systems in the USA and the UK. It argues that the process of trademark creation should be transformed to the more practical and realistic proposition of 'co-authorship' of trademarks by both the public and trademark owners. The book develops the 'economic-social planning justification' which departs from the economic argument that trademarks reduce consumer search costs, and then proposes that trademarks should be formulated in a manner which helps foster a just and attractive culture. Trademarks are seen as source and origin identifiers, rather than quality identifiers. The book focuses on the often ignored role of the public and their rights in trademarks and calls for the adoption of the confusion rationale for trademark protection, not the dilution individualistic rationale. The two jurisdictions of this book prove adverse effects over the rights of the public in terms of using trademarks in cultural and expressive contexts, thereby threatening the principles of freedom of expression as a human fundamental right"--Provided by publisher
International human rights law : six decades after the UDHR and beyond ( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This timely and valuable book explores the development of international human rights law over the last six decades. The volume brings together leading experts to reflect on different aspects of human rights law, not only considering and evaluating the developments so far, but also identifying relevant problems and proposing relevant possible perspectives for the continued positive future development of human rights law. The book is international in perspective, both in scope and context, and covers developments in the international protection of human rights since the adoption of the UDHR in 1948. The developments considered include the United Nations system of protecting human rights as well as regional human rights systems in Africa, America and Europe. It also considers some key themes relevant to human rights including globalisation, protecting human rights in emergency situations and trade sanctions, the development of human rights NGOs, and many others. The book will be an invaluable resource for students, academics and policy-makers working in the field of international human rights
Cinema of sensations ( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Following a previous international conference at the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and the subsequent publication of a volume of studies with the title Film in the Post-Media Age (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012), which insisted, citing the words of Jacques Rancière, that the ecosystem of contemporary moving images should be understood not as a unified digital environment, but as a highly diversified, ""multisensory milieu,"" another conference was organised, focusing this time directly on the ""multisensory"" nature of moving images. Pairing the k
Political theory : methods and approaches by David Leopold( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Introduction / David Leopold and Marc Stears -- Analytical political philosophy / Daniel McDermott -- Political philosophy for Earthlings / David Miller -- Political theory, social science, and real politics / Adam Swift and Stuart White -- Why be formal? / Iwao Hirose -- Recognition as fact and norm : the method of critique / Lois McNay -- Dialectical approaches / David Leopold -- Political theory and history / Mark Philp -- Using archival sources to theorize about politics / Sudhir Hazareesingh and Karma Nabulsi -- Political theory and the boundaries of politics / Elizabeth Frazer -- Thinking politically and thinking about politics : language, interpretation, and ideology / Michael Freeden
Nuclear physics in a nutshell by Carlos A Bertulani( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This title provides an overview of the atomic nucleus and the theories that seek to explain it. Bringing together a systematic explanation of hadrons, nuclei, and stars for the first time, the author provides the core material needed by students of physics to acquire a solid understanding of nuclear and particle science
State-religion relationships and human rights law : towards a right to religiously neutral governance by Jeroen Temperman( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Introduction -- Religious states, state religions & state churches -- State support & state acknowledgement of religion -- Accommodation of religions & non-identification -- Secularism & separation of state and religion -- Secular state ideologies & negative identification -- Preliminary legal questions concerning establishment of religion and state atheism -- Religious laws & the state -- State entanglement with religion & the equal religious rights of others, freedom of expression, freedom of association and equal employment opportunities -- Religion & education -- Religion & politics -- Towards religiously neutral governance
The impact of uniform laws on the protection of cultural heritage and the preservation of cultural heritage in the 21st century by Toshiyuki Kono( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
General Report (Toshiyuki Kono and Stefan Wrbka); Part I International Legal Framework Part II National Legal Frameworks Status of National Ratification/ acceptance of International Tools Outlined in Part 1 of the this Paper Canada (Robert K. Paterson); Croatia (Igor Gliha and Tatjana Josipović); Czech Republic (Pavel Šturma); Denmark (Ditlev Tamm and Anne Østrup); France (Marie Cornu); Germany (Kurt Siehr); Italy (Federico Lenzerini); Japan (Toshiyuki Kono); Mexico (Jorge Sánchez Cordero); Netherlands (Katja Lubina); New Zealand / Aotearoa (Paul Myburgh); Spain (Sofía de Salas); Switzerland (Eva Maria Belser, Eva Rüegg and Eva Molinari); Taiwan (Ming-Yan Shieh and Chung-Hsi Lee); United States (James A.R. Nafziger)
Fundamentals of digital image processing : a practical approach with examples in Matlab by Chris Solomon( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing is an introductory text on the science of image processing and employs the Matlab programming language to illustrate some of the elementary, key concepts in modern image processing and pattern recognition drawing on specific examples from within science, medicine and electronics"--
Behavioural Corporate Finance by Júlio Lobão( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Double standards pertaining to minority protection ( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Double Standards Pertaining to Minority Protection
Handbook of methods in cultural anthropology by H. Russell Bernard( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"This Handbook establishes a new benchmark for understanding anthropological field methods of the past 100 years. Avoiding the divisive debates over science and humanism, the authors contributing to this volume draw upon both traditions to define and describe fieldwork in practice." "Authored by 27 leading anthropologists, these chapters provide the reader with comprehensive, contemporary descriptions of the methods that anthropologists use, the logic behind their use, and of the complex problems involved in conducting research on people in their natural setting." "This is an essential reference tool for all scholars, professionals, and advanced students in anthropology and in other disciplines using fieldwork."--Jacket
Intellectual property regime evolution in China and India : technological, political and social drivers of change by Paul C. Irwin Crookes( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Numerical algorithms for personalized search in self-organizing information networks by Sep Kamvar( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"This book lays out the theoretical groundwork for personalized search and reputation management, both on the Web and in peer-to-peer and social networks." The book develops scalable algorithms that exploit the graphlike properties underlying personalized search and reputation management, and delves into realistic scenarios regarding web-scale data.--[book cover]
An introduction to international human rights law ( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The historical development of international human rights / Michelo Hausungule -- Civil and political rights / Joshua Castellino -- An introduction to economic, social and cultural rights : overcoming the constraints of categorization through implementation / Vinodh Jaichand -- Women's rights in international law / Mmatsie Mooki, Rita Ozoemana, Michelo Hansungule -- Globalization and human rights / Heli Askola -- Role of the UN in the promotion and protection of human rights / Elvira Domínguez-Redondo -- Attributes of successful human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs) : sixty years after the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights / George E. Edwards -- Do states have an obligation under international law to provide human rights education? / Paula Gerber -- Application of international standards of human rights law at domestic level / Joshua Castellino -- Role of regional human rights instruments in the protection and promotion of human rights / Azizur Rahman Chowdhury, V. Seshaiah Shasthri, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan
Theodor Seuss Geisel by Donald E Pease( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Dr. Seuss's infectious rhymes, his blue-tufted, strong-willed creatures, and his knack for pithy, roundabout plots have been entertaining children and adults for decades. And as the biographer shows, the seemingly haphazard trajectory of Theodor Geisel's life bears a close resemblance to the zigzag plot lines of his children's books, by turns a cartoonist, ad agency artist (for Flit bug killer), author, caricaturist, documentary-film writer and producer, political cartoonist, and editor. He follows Geisel's life from his childhood in Massachusetts, to his sacking from the editorship of Dartmouth's humor magazine, to the publication of And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (after 17 rejections), which finally launched him on the career for which he is best known. Given unprecedented access to Dartmouth's extensive Geisel holdings, the author captures Geisel's life in full as he offers fresh insights into the sources of Geisel's creativity, from his surreal images to his anti-authoritarian stance and slapstick humor. The book features many of Dr. Seuss's lesser known illustrations, including college drawings, insecticide ads, and wartime political cartoons, all of which offer a glimpse of his early artistic style and the visual origins of the more famous creatures that later populated his children's books.-- From publisher description and book jacket
The judge as political theorist : contemporary constitutional review by David Robertson( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The nature and function of judicial review -- Germany: dignity and democracy -- Eastern Europe: (re)establishing the rule of law -- France: purely abstract review -- Canada : imposing rights on the common law -- South Africa: defining a new society -- Tests of unconstitutionality and discrimination -- Conclusions: constitutional jurists as political theorists
The everyday fantastic : essays on science fiction and human being by Michael Berman( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The Everyday Fantastic is an anthology born in love. The love is for science fiction, in all its myriad forms: novels, television, movies, music, art, etc. Many writers from a plurality of disciplines, professions and walks of life share this disposition
Designing workplace mentoring programs : an evidence-based approach by Tammy D Allen( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Introduction -- Planning and providing infrastructure -- Participant recruitment and selection -- Matching mentors and protégés -- Training -- Mentoring structure and processes -- Monitoring and program evaluation. - This book presents an evidence-based best practice approach to the design, development, and operation of formal mentoring programs within organizations. The book includes practical tools and resources that organizations can use, such as training exercises, sample employee development plans, and mentoring contracts. Case studies from organizations with successful mentoring programs help illustrate various principles and best practice strategies suggested in the book. A start-to-finish guide that can be used by management, employee development professionals, and formal mentoring program administrators is also included
Realism and social science by R. Andrew Sayer( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Realism and Social Science offers the reader an authoritative and compelling guide to critical realism and its implications for social theory and for the practice of social science. It offers an alternative both to approaches which are overly confident about the possibility of a successful social science and those which are defeatist about any possibility of progress in understanding the social world. Written by one of the leading social theorists in the field, it demonstrates the virtues of critical realism for theory and empirical research in social science, and provides a critical engagement with leading non-realist approaches. Part I provides a guide to the key features of critical realism, illustrated with relevant and accessible examples of empirical research which it has informed. Part II presents a sympathetic critique of postmodernist themes in social science, such as anti-essentialism, social constructionism and the critique of grand narratives. This acknowledges many of the problems raised by postmodernism but offers novel ways of resolving them. Part III addresses issues concerning the role of space in social theory and problems of 'geohistorical explanation'. Part IV assesses arguments that social scientists must necessarily be critical of the societies they study, and presents a case for ending the exclusion of normative theories from social science. Realism and Social Science will be essential reading for anyone interested in the present state of social theory
 
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