Download E-books Der hagiographische Topos: Griechische Heiligenviten in mittelbyzantinischer Zeit (Millennium Studien/Millennium Studies) by Thomas Pratsch (2005-08-06) PDF

By Thomas Pratsch

This can be the 1st systematic research of literary formulae (topoi) in Greek medieval lives of the saints. Pratsch compiles a finished choice of fabric, together with a scientific catalogue of the topoi. In his assessment of them he presents new insights into the genesis, transmission and historic improvement of the style of Greek saints’ vitae. He lines the sluggish improvement of the vitae from quite a few different literary varieties and, operating from a brand new point of view, lends help to the thesis canon of Greek lives of the saints grew to become demonstrated from the top of the tenth century and into the eleventh century. This learn is a worthwhile reference paintings on Byzantine hagiographic literature.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Social Theory, The State and Modern Society (Theorising Society Studies) PDF

By Michael Marinetto

Lately there was a proliferation of ways that have redefined our figuring out of political strength and the kingdom. those modern kingdom theories have philosophical and theoretical antecedents that may be traced to post-classical social and political proposal: their impacts might be traced to feminism, structuralism and poststructuralism, cultural idea, community research and globalisation concept. The classical theories of Marx, Weber and Durkheim are altogether less significant in modern country theory.

In Social thought, the country and smooth Society, Mike Marinetto considers the philosophical and theoretical background of contemporary country idea after which evaluations the theories that experience developed from this legacy.

themes coated include:

  • The poststructural nation
  • Governance and the decentred country
  • The gendered country
  • The cultural flip in kingdom thought
  • The country in an international context
  • The earlier, current and way forward for country theory

Social idea, the country and smooth Society is essential analyzing for college students of Sociology, Politics and Public coverage. it's also of curiosity to researchers and lecturers with an curiosity in nation theory.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books ICT and Innovation in the Public Sector: European Studies in the Making of E-Government (Technology, Work and Globalization) PDF

By Francesco Contini, Giovan Francesco Lanzara

This publication originates from a a number of 12 months examine undertaking on ICT and justice in a couple of european international locations. one of the tasks significant goals used to be the advance of recent methodologies for facilitating ICT-based innovation within the judiciary.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Social Performance: Symbolic Action, Cultural Pragmatics, and Ritual PDF

By Jeffrey C. Alexander (Ed.), Bernhard Giesen (Ed.), Jason L. Mast (Ed.)

Taking a "cultural pragmatic" method of that means, the members recommend a brand new method of the continuum that stretches among ritual and strategic motion. They accomplish that through constructing, for the 1st time, a version of "social performance". This quantity bargains the 1st systematic and analytical framework that transforms the metaphor right into a social thought and applies it to a chain of facinating large-scale social and cultural processes—from September eleven and the Clinton/Lewinsky Affair, to the South African fact and Reconciliation fee and Willy Brandt's recognized "kneefall" sooner than the Warsaw momument.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books The UK Parliament (Politics Study Guides) by Moyra Grant (2009-03-21) PDF

By Professor Moyra Grant

An creation to the workings of the United Kingdom's Westminster Parliament, in either thought and perform. The ebook outlines the historical past, constitution, and serve as of the Parliament and offers a topical overview of the way good these features are played. Moyra provide can pay specific cognizance to the connection among Parliament and the govt., the european, devolved our bodies, and the courts. She additionally analyzes the impression of contemporary and attainable Parliamentary reforms.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Managing Effective Learning and Teaching (Centre for Educational Leadership and Management) PDF

Providing the speculation underlying administration of educating and studying, in addition to dialogue of fine perform in colleges and faculties, the authors of this quantity speak about the explanation for studying and educating although a attention of curriculum layout. this is often associated with versions of studying and instructing, and the administration of contexts for studying, including the jobs and obligations of curriculum managers. Examples are drawn from foreign settings in addition to from the uk, encouraging the reader to discover the context of dealing with studying and instructing inside his/her personal establishment. The authors offer self-study fabric, with vast hyperlinks to different key texts within the field.

This booklet is a important resource e-book for curriculum managers in any respect degrees in faculties and schools, in addition to a direction publication for Masters' point research in academic management

Show description

Read more

Download E-books The Outer Planets and their Moons: Comparative Studies of the Outer Planets prior to the Exploration of the Saturn System by Cassini-Huygens (Space Sciences Series of ISSI) PDF

By T. Encrenaz (Editor), R. Kallenbach (Editor), T. Owen (Editor), C. Sotin (Editor)

Representatives of numerous medical groups, reminiscent of planetary scientists, astronomers, house physicists, chemists and astrobiologists have met with the purpose to check the information on 4 significant subject matters: (1) the research of the formation and evolution strategies of the outer planets and their satellites, starting with the formation of compounds and planetesimals within the sunlight nebula, and the following evolution of the interiors of the outer planets, (2) a comparative learn of the atmospheres of the outer planets and Titan, (3) the learn of the planetary magnetospheres and their interactions with the sunlight wind, and (4) the formation and homes of satellites and jewelry, together with their interiors, surfaces, and their interplay with the sun wind and the magnetospheres of the outer planets. past those themes, the results for the prebiotic chemical evolution on Europa and Titan are reviewed. on the time of e-book, the learn of the outer planets is especially encouraged by way of the truth that the Saturn approach is being investigated by way of the Cassini-Huygens undertaking.

Show description

Read more