WORUM GEHT ES?
Gibt es seit dem Ende des Kommunismus wirklich keine echten Alternativen zum Kapitalismus? David Harvey meint: Doch! guy muss allerdings das Wesen des Kapitalismus genau verstehen, um ihn durch einen revolutionären Humanismus ersetzen zu können, in dessen Zentrum nicht das Kapital, sondern der Mensch steht. Konkret untersucht Harvey die Anhäufung von Kapital, das fatale Wachstumscredo, den spekulativen Immobilienmarkt und den Raubbau an der Natur. Er beschreibt jedoch nicht nur Krisen, sondern zeigt auch Chancen auf. Denn gerade die Widersprüche im Kapitalismus können Anfangspunkte für neue politische und kulturelle Bewegungen sein. Die utopische Kraft dafür kommt aus den Städten.
WAS IST BESONDERS?
Eine fundierte, realitätsnahe Kapitalismuskritik und zugleich ein take place des Wandels – geschrieben von einem der führenden Sozialtheoretiker der heutigen Zeit.
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• Leser von Stéphane Hessel, Michael J. Sandel, David Graeber und Thomas Piketty
Now on hand in paperback, this ebook is geared up in a fashion that emphasizes either the idea and functions of a few of the variance estimating strategies. effects are usually awarded within the type of theorems; proofs are deleted while trivial or whilst a reference is instantly to be had. It applies to giant, advanced surveys; and to supply a simple reference for the survey researcher who's confronted with the matter of estimating variances for genuine survey data.
The results of failures: Demographic, making plans and coverage Implications offers cutting edge multi-disciplinary views on how humans and societies reply to, and get over surprising, unforeseen predicament occasions like traditional mess ups which effect tragically at the proven styles and constructions in their lives. via designated empirical research which employs either qualitative and quantitative study methodologies, the twenty-two chapters during this high-quality quantity discover those serious matters. Chapters have a large international variety throughout either democratic and remodeling governance platforms which highlight the numerous alternative ways within which diverse political jurisdictions reply to the demographic, making plans and coverage implications of the common mess ups affecting their electorate. The authors jointly supply insights into various socio-cultural and political catastrophe frameworks from China, Japan, the united states, New Zealand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Taiwan, Iran, The Philippines and Pakistan. Taking the conceptual and analytical lens of social capital, family members formation and migration styles, the authors hire comparative demographic, anthropological and sociological techniques to offer the human defense contexts of typical failures after they all at once wreak havoc on human societies, and the coping and reaction behaviors they undertake, strengthen and use as survivors as they set approximately re-building their lives over sessions that may expand over numerous years. This ebook offers many leading edge insights as a way to be of worth to catastrophe coverage specialists, practitioners within the humanitarian box, civil society and executive sectors and researchers engaged in catastrophe restoration and reconstruction perform and learn.
By Jean-Marie Robine, Eileen M. Crimmins, Shiro Horiuchi, Yi Zeng
Old-age survival has significantly greater within the moment half the 20th century. Why has this sort of immense extension of human lifespan happened? How lengthy will we dwell? during this publication, those primary questions are explored by means of specialists from diversified fields. They file on contemporary state-of-the-art stories approximately crucial problems with human durability and social components of lengthy survival in outdated age.
Few phenomena have came across such divergent descriptions in sociological lit erature as have social inconsistencies. They have been studied by way of George Herbert Mead as eruptive "natural" occasions constituting a social temporality. Alfred SchUtz defined them as "explosions" of the person actor's anticipatory motion styles. Talcott Parsons tried to understand social inconsistencies into his body of "pattern variables," whereas Erving Goffman handled them as disruptions of "fostered impressions of fact" maintained by means of one or the opposite dominant crew. the current research lines those divergent ways again to varied un checked assumptions about the constitution and the structure of social kinds. therefore, to additional make clear the connection among social forms and the relevance constitution of interactional events has been my first aim. This at first really restricted goal widened while the function of social incon sistencies for analysing the diversities among play, online game, and social motion right within the quick context of social interplay turned obvious. The constitution of social inconsistencies turns out to carry a key to unifying the theo ries of play and social, motion.
By Riccardo Giacconi (auth.), Lex Kaper, Edward P. J. van den Heuvel, Patrick A. Woudt (eds.)
The observational proof for the lifestyles of black holes has grown considerably over contemporary a long time. Stellar-mass black holes are detected as X-ray resources in binary platforms, whereas supermassive black holes, with plenty greater than 1000000 occasions the mass of the solar, lurk within the nuclei of galaxies. those complaints supply an invaluable and updated review of the observations of black holes in binaries, within the middle of the Milky manner, and within the nuclei of galaxies, offered via best professional astronomers. certain awareness is given to the formation (including the new facts from gamma-ray bursts), actual homes, and demographics of black holes.
By Mary McEniry
This book examines the longer term effects of advancements in lifestyles expectancy within the mid 20th century that are partially accountable for the expansion of the aged inhabitants within the constructing international. Rapid demographic alterations in baby and youngster mortality a result of relief in and higher therapy of ailment weren't frequently observed by way of parallel raises in lifestyle. decrease mortality resulted in higher survival through those that had suffered negative formative years conditions. to that end, the adolescence of those survivors could clarify older grownup future health and particularly the projected bring up in grownup wellbeing and fitness ailment and diabetes. contemporary nutritional adjustments may perhaps in basic terms compound such formative years results. This examine offers findings from historic and survey info on approximately 147,000 older adults in 20 low-, center- and high-income nations which recommend that the survivors of negative youth stipulations born through the 1930s-1960s are at risk of affliction later in existence, in particular diabetes and middle disease. because the facts that the getting older strategy is formed through the complete existence direction raises, this ebook provides to the information concerning adolescence occasions and older grownup health.
This 12 months the United international locations celebrated the 'Convention at the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide', followed in December 1948. it's time to realize the guy in the back of this landmark in foreign legislations. at first have been a couple of phrases: "New conceptions require new phrases. by means of ‘genocide’ we suggest the destruction of a country or of an ethnic group". not often in heritage have paradigmatic alterations in scholarship been caused with such few phrases. placing the necessary crime of modernity in just one sentence, Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959), the Polish Jewish professional in overseas legislation, not just summarized the horrors of the nationwide Socialist Crimes, that have been nonetheless underway, while he coined the time period "genocide" in 1944, but in addition inspired foreign legislation. because the founding determine of the UN Genocide conference Lemkin is eventually getting the honor he merits. much less recognized is his contribution to historic scholarship on genocide. till his loss of life, Lemkin used to be engaged on a large learn on genocides within the background of humankind. regrettably, he didn't have the ability to put up it. The contributions during this ebook supply for the 1st time a serious review not just of his impact on foreign legislations but in addition on old research of mass murders, displaying the shut connection among both.
This publication used to be released as a different factor of the Journal of Genocide Research.
Mathematical theories of populations have seemed either implicitly and explicitly in lots of vital reports of populations, human populations in addition to populations of animals, cells and viruses. they supply a scientific approach for learning a population's underlying constitution. A simple version in inhabitants age constitution is studied after which utilized, prolonged and changed, to a number of inhabitants phenomena comparable to strong age distributions, self-limiting results, and two-sex populations. inhabitants genetics are studied with certain realization to derivation and research of a version for a one-locus, two-allele trait in a wide randomly mating inhabitants. The dynamics of contagious phenomena in a inhabitants are studied within the context of epidemic illnesses.
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