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    • Zimmermann, Markus; Felder, Stefan; Streckeisen, Ursula; Tag, Brigitte (2019)
      This volume gives an overview of what is known from an academic perspective about the end of life in Switzerland. The authors, who represent different academic disciplines, deal with crucial questions, such as experiences ...
    • Deiss, Mélanie-Chantal (2015)
      In place of the entanglement of person and work that so strongly marks the artistic work of Andy Warhol, and settles it in the usual Pop Art context, Mèlanie-Chantal Deiss locates it within the cultural context of America's ...
    • Trevisan, Amina (2019)
    • Kuglstatter, Verena (2017)
      In what ways do specialists follow crime policy programs within the context of the prevention of juvenile violence and what consequences does that have for social work and juveniles?
    • Egbuna-Joss, Andrea (2016)
      Europe is currently facing one of the biggest influx of refugees and displaced people since the end of the wars in the Balkans. At the same time, there has also been an increase in terroristic attacks in recent years. ...
    • Oehen, Moritz (2019)
      The present work provides an overview of the role that victims play as prosecutors, irrespective of material compensation interests in criminal proceedings. The party rights of the criminal prosecutor are treated in the ...
    • Schwarzwälder, Florens (2019)
      Between the world wars, Robert Musil and Hermann Broch replied to an era of catastrophes, which they brought close to their bodies with their protagonists, who were entangled in ideological salvation hopes: a pathogenesis ...
    • Weber, Florian (2016)
      Abstract in English* The promise of America Swiss foreign policy amidst the economic warfare of 1917-18 The book tells the dramatic history of the final two years of World War I, during which Switzerland was in between ...
    • Fehr, Sandro (2015)
      Developing the third dimension. The origins and evolution of civilian aviation infrastructure in Switzer-land, 1909-1990 Why is Switzerland’s biggest airport today located at Zurich-Kloten? What role has airplane noise ...
    • Nyfeler, Judith (2019)
      How is creativity created in fashion? Judith Nyfeler examines the actors involved along with their specific organizational methods (routines, technologies, projects, cooperations) and linguistic expressions (narratives, ...
    • Hasenfratz, Martina; Besedovsky, Natalia; Neckel, Sighard; Wiegand, Timo; Boddenberg, Moritz; Miriam Pritz, Sarah (2018)
      Sustainability has become a leading principle of social change that combines different objectives – be it green capitalism based on ecological modernization or a socio-ecological transformation that could ring in a ...
    • Schroer, Silvia (2018)
      "This forth volume of “Die Ikonographie Palästinas/Israels und der Alte Orient (IPIAO)” is on Iron Age until the beginning of the Achaemenid’s rule. Almost 1000 objects of the pictorial art of Palestine / Israel are ...
    • Hänzi, Denis (2013)
      Theater direction is today more unfettered, the sphere of artistic possibilities more open, than ever before. Creative chaos on all sides? Not really. Denis Hänzi investigates how old ideals and new realities in the ...
    • Marchart, Oliver (2013)
      Society appears to us today in the flickering light of instability. It has not just been since the financial crisis that matters related to working and living conditions have proved themselves to be precarious. The author ...
    • Elser, Dominik; Hürlimann, Daniel; Thommen, Marc (2020)
      Can privatizations live up to the expectation of reducing the size of the state? Or will the fears be proven true that privatization can push back on democratic principles and the rule of law? This study tackles four ...
    • Helfrich, Silke; Bollier, David (2015)
      The logic of capitalism is that of dividing and sharing. Only that in capitalism, people do not share, but rather, they themselves are divided up. For this reason, the British historian E.P. Thompson claims that »it was ...
    • Baier, Andrea; Hansing, Tom; Müller, Christa; Werner, Karin (2016)
      Across the world, more and more DIY initiatives are cropping up, in which a diversity of matters and problems are being collectively dealt with. In these collaborative contexts – located away from the market and the state ...
    • Hänsenberger, Silvio (2018)
      The characteristics and abilities of autonomous drones pose major chal­lenges for liability law. Nowadays only personal injury and damage to property on the ground are covered by strict liability (Art. 64 para. 1 Swiss ...
    • Valsangiacomo, Nelly (2015)
      A gripping essay on the role that Italian intellectuals played in the organization and scheduling of Swiss public radio between the Fascist period and the so-called Anni di Piombo (Years of Lead). The book What was the ...