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    • Maurer, Dieter (2016)
      It seems as if the fundamentals of how we produce vowels and how they are acoustically represented have been clarified: we phonate and articulate. Using our vocal chords, we produce a vocal sound or noise which is then ...
    • Eitel, Florian (2018)
      Anarchic clockmakers as alternative globalizers: a book about the attempt to establish a new world order.
    • Schildmann, Christina; Hoffmann, Reiner; Jürgensand, Kerstin (2017)
      In the next decades the working world will change fundamentally. What powers affect the labor market? What changes are to be expected? And what does that mean for those involved in labor politics? This conclusive report ...
    • Baer, Josette; Rother, Wolfgang (2014)
      We may consider labour as boon or bane ‒ man’s existence is not conceivable without labour. The expulsion from the Garden of Eden can be understood as a punishment for the consumption of the forbidden fruit from the tree ...
    • Stabrey, Undine (2017)
      How does time figure in archeology? This volume shows how the past can emerge as history and the reason why a part of human history was temporalized into a Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age.
    • Schultheis, Franz; Köfeler, Raphaela; Single, Erwin; Mazzurana, Thomas (2016)
      Until recently still a blank spot on the world map of art, China today occupies one of the top positions in the rankings of the global art market and has moved into the center of the speculations and the covetousness of ...
    • Reinhold, Karl Leonhard; Bondeli, Martin; Imhof, Silvan (2017)
      This volume presents the amended version of Reinhold’s award-winning script on the question of what progress metaphysics has made since Leibniz and Wolf in Germany (asked by the Preußische Akademie der Wissenschaften). The ...
    • Iliopoulou, Evgenia (2019)
      Second-person storytelling is a continually present and diverse technique in the history of literature that appears only once in the oeuvre of an author. Based on key narratives of the post-war period, Evgenia Iliopoulou ...
    • Trescher, Hendrik (2017)
      How do »mental handicaps« become a social reality? An analysis on the basis of documented biographies.
    • Hugener, Rainer (2014)
      Rainer Hugener Books of Life. Commemorating the Dead in Medieval Switzerland How were religious practices of remembering the deceased connected to the admin-istration of landholdings and the writing of history in the ...
    • Aeby Daghé, Sandrine (2014)
      How do teachers read Voltaire's Candide and The Pennac rifle fairy with 16 year-old students? Beyond the different effects related to the length and status of texts, this book shows that teachers use school activities to ...
    • Heer, Barbara (2019)
      How do people live together in cities shaped by inequality? This comparative ethnography of two African cities, Maputo and Johannesburg, presents a new narrative about social life in cities often described as sharply ...
    • Junod, Roland; Rutayisire, Paul (2015)
      This action research jointly undertaken by the Center for Conflict Manage-ment in Butare and the Haute Ecole de Travail Social in Geneva aims at analysing and supporting pilot experiences by community actors in post-genocide ...
    • Eckardt, Frank; Ruiz Sánchez, Javier (2015)
      The ongoing crisis in Europe has dramatic impact on the life in many Southern European cities: Unemployment, social deprivation, poverty, political instability, severe cuts in the welfare state budgets and a wide spread ...
    • Chiavacci, David; Grano, Simona; Obinger, Julia (2020)
      This volume focuses on the new and diversifying interactions between civil society and the state in contemporary East Asia by including cases of entanglement and contention in the three fully consolidated democracies in ...
    • Helfrich, Silke; Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, (2014)
      Commons - the world belongs to us all! The never-ending global financial crisis shows: Market and state have failed. It is therefore not surprising that Commons, the idea of communal organization and use of common goods ...
    • Fasel Lauzon, Virginie (2014)
      This book is about the organization of explanation sequences in classes of French as a second language. It provides a description of how these sequences are organized, an inventory of resources mobilized by students to ask ...
    • Gaberell, Simon (2015)
      This book promotes a new understanding of the regional monograph. It investigates its research topic – the Carpathian Mountains – through the prism of institutions and organizations that have objectified it and have ...
    • Monnot, Christophe (2013)
      The study presented in this book for the first time in Switzerland offers a broad empirical and sociological perspective on local religious organizations. From this perspective, religion appears first, as already observed ...
    • Les Convivialistes, (2014)
      Global phenomenons like climate change, poverty, terrorism, or financial crises suggest thinking about changed forms of coexistence and perception. Many movements, initiatives, and groups are currently searching for ...