Category: Europe

Language Planning and Policy in Europe Vol 3: The Baltic by Robert Kaplan, Richard Baldauf Jr. (Editors)

By Robert Kaplan, Richard Baldauf Jr. (Editors)

This quantity covers the language state of affairs within the Baltic States, eire and Italy explaining the linguistic range, the old and political contexts and the present language state of affairs -- together with language-in-education making plans, the function of the media, the function of faith, and the jobs of non-indigenous languages. The authors are indigenous and/or were contributors within the language making plans context.

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Eugenics and the Welfare State: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and by Gunnar Broberg, Nils Roll-Hansen

By Gunnar Broberg, Nils Roll-Hansen

In 1997 Eugenics and the Welfare State prompted an uproar with foreign repercussions. This variation includes a new advent by way of Broberg and Roll-Hansen, addressing occasions that happened following the unique e-book. The 4 essays during this e-book stand as a chilling indictment of mass sterilization practices, not just in Scandinavia yet in different eu nations and the United States--eugenics practices that remained mostly hidden from the general public view until eventually lately. Eugenics and the Welfare State additionally presents an in-depth, serious exam of the background, politics, technological know-how, and economics that ended in mass sterilization courses in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland; courses installed position for the "betterment of society" and dependent mostly at the "junk technology" of eugenics that was once well known sooner than the increase of Nazism in Germany. whilst the result of Broberg's and Roll-Hansen's e-book have been broadly publicized in August 1997, the London Observer said, "Yesterday Margot Wallstrom, the Swedish Minister for Social coverage, issued a belated response to the revelations. She acknowledged: 'What went on is barbaric and a countrywide disgrace.' She pledged to create a legislation making sure that involuntary sterilisation could by no means back be utilized in Sweden, and promised repayment to victims." finally, the Swedish executive not just apologized to the numerous millions who were sterilized with no their wisdom or opposed to their will, but additionally installed position a application for the check of reparations to those unlucky victims.

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Multinationals in the New Europe and Global Trade by Michael W. Klein, Paul J. J. Welfens (auth.), Ass. Professor

By Michael W. Klein, Paul J. J. Welfens (auth.), Ass. Professor Michael W. Klein, PD Dr. Paul J. J. Welfens (eds.)

After a decade of Eurosclerosis the EC is relocating with renewed monetary development and extending multinational funding towards a unmarried ecu marketplace lower than the heading "Project 1992". The production of a unmarried EC industry creates dynamic adjustment wishes and opens up new possibilities for overseas company in a interval of intensified worldwide pageant and dramatic politico-economic adjustments. because the mid-1980s jap Europe is present process an intensive shift in the direction of market-based fiscal platforms -a tough and fragile improvement thus far that is additional complex by way of fiscal and political unification of Germany in valuable Europe. After the period of British and, later, U. S. management in multinational funding German and jap multinational businesses have gotten extra influential gamers world wide. agencies from Germany playa precise position simply because German unification of 1990 implies an even bigger domestic industry, but in addition the diversion of overall funding actions in the direction of the larger German domestic marketplace. whereas the political divide of Europe has ceased to exist, the industrial department is changing into extra obvious, and it could possibly certainly transitorily elevate as the EC 1992 undertaking essentially generates development impulses in Western Europe, whereas systemic changes in japanese Europe lessen output progress within the brief term.

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Europe and MENA Cooperation Advances in Information and by Álvaro Rocha, Mohammed Serrhini, Carlos Felgueiras

By Álvaro Rocha, Mohammed Serrhini, Carlos Felgueiras

This publication features a number of articles from The Europe, center East and North Africa convention on expertise and safety to help studying 2016 (EMENA-TSSL'16), held among the 3th and fifth of October at Saidia, Oujda, Morocco. EMENA-TSSL'16 is a world discussion board for researchers and practitioners to offer and talk about contemporary effects and concepts, present traits, specialist reports and demanding situations in info & communique applied sciences, and protection to aid Learning.

The major issues lined are: A) on-line schooling; B) rising applied sciences in schooling; C) man made Intelligence in schooling; D) Gamification and severe video games; E) community & internet applied sciences purposes; F) on-line experimentation and digital Laboratories; G) Multimedia structures and functions; H) defense and privateness; I) Multimedia, desktop imaginative and prescient and snapshot Processing; J) Cloud, significant information Analytics and functions; ok) Human-Computer interplay; L) software program platforms, Architectures, functions and instruments; M) on-line Languages and common Language Processing N) E-content improvement, review and Plagiarism; O) safe E-Learning improvement and Auditing; P) web of items and instant Sensor Networks.

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A History of the Early Medieval Siege, c.450-1200 by Peter Purton

By Peter Purton

Medieval war used to be ruled through the assault and defence of fortified areas, and siege equipment and expertise built along advancements in defences. This publication makes use of either unique ancient resources and proof from archaeology to examine this courting as a part of a complete view of the total topic, tracing hyperlinks throughout 3 continents. It considers crucial questions raised via siege battle: who designed, equipped and operated siege gear? How did medieval commanders achieve their wisdom? What have been the jobs of theoretical texts and the constructing technological know-how of siege conflict? How did nomadic peoples learn how to behavior sieges? How some distance did castles and city partitions serve an army goal, and the way a ways did they act as symbols of lordship? the quantity starts with the substitute of the western Roman empire via barbarian successor states, but additionally examines the advance of the Byzantine Empire, the Muslim Caliphate and its successors, and the hyperlinks with China, via to the early 13th century. The better half quantity, A background of the overdue Medieval Siege, keeps the tale to 1500.

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Culture wars: secular-Catholic conflict in by Christopher Clark, Wolfram Kaiser

By Christopher Clark, Wolfram Kaiser

Twelve essays from a workforce of ecu specialists research the fight that broke out among secular and spiritual forces in overdue nineteenth-century Europe. They spotlight the function of trans-national forces and their interplay with neighborhood stipulations. This assortment combines an account of the influence of secular-religious strife, on the point of excessive politics, with case reviews that elucidate the which means of tradition battle for particular areas and groups.

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