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    • Charters, Erica; Houllemare, Marie; Wilson, Peter H. (2020)
      By expanding the geographical scope of the history of violence and war, this volume challenges both Western and state-centric narratives of the decline of violence and its relationship to modernity. It highlights instead ...
    • Thurston, Anne (2020)
      The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals initiative has the potential to set the direction for a future world that works for everyone.  Approved by 193 United Nations member countries in September 2016 to help guide ...
    • Kohstall, Florian; Richter, Carola; Dhouib, Sarhan; Kastner, Fatima (2018)
      Popular uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have had a deep impact, not only on the societies and political structures in the respective countries there, but also on different academic disciplines. The ...
    • Strick, Simon (2014)
      Offers a critical history of the role of pain, suffering, and compassion in democratic culture.American Dolorologies presents a theoretically sophisticated intervention into contemporary equations of subjectivity with ...
    • Silva, Daniel F. (2018)
      Anti-Empire explores how different writers across Lusophone spaces have engaged with imperial and colonial power at its various levels of domination, while imagining alternatives to dominant discourses pertaining to race, ...
    • Rocha, Carolina (2018)
      Argentine Cinema and National Identity covers the development of Argentine cinema since the late 1950s to the mid-1970s, a period that has been understudied. This essential cultural history delves on the dialect tradition ...
    • Briesen, Detlef (2018)
      This study is the first to analyse the manifold interrelations between armed conflicts and the human and natural environments both historically and sociologically. While most research to date has dealt with this topic ...
    • Mratschkowski, Anna (2017)
      Asylum and refugees in Europe – who can fix a broken system? In times of increasing waves of migration, collective bodies and their cooperation networks are of particular importance to the European asylum system. But who ...
    • Schiavone, Michael (2016)
      An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.Austerity policies have become the new norm throughout both the developed and developing world. Indeed, austerity has become ...
    • Schrikker, Alicia; Wickramasinghe, Nira (2020)
      This multidisciplinary volume brings together scholars and writers who try to come to terms with the histories and legacies of European slavery in the Indian Ocean. The volume discusses a variety of qualitative data on the ...
    • Rohmann, Dirk (2016)
      It is estimated that only a small fraction, less than 1 per cent, of ancient literature has survived to the present day. The role of Christian authorities in the active suppression and destruction of books in Late Antiquity ...
    • Kovács, András (2017)
      In the last two decades a large amount of previously secret documents on Jewish issues emerged from the newly opened Communist archives. The selection of these papers published in the volume and stemming mostly from Hungarian ...
    • Zacharasiewics, Waldemar; Irmscher, Christoph (2013)
      Der Band basiert auf den Vorträgen, die ExpertInnen aus Nordamerika und Europa bei einem internationalen Kolloquium 2010 an der ÖAW über die historischen, kulturellen und literarischen Beziehungen zwischen Kanada und dem ...
    • Wroblewski, Lukasz (2017)
      "Dr Lukasz Wroblewski's book Culture Management: Strategy and Marketing Aspects clearly recognises that the pressures on the cultural sector in the 21st Century are greater than ever before. Based on robust academic research ...
    • Konertz, Roman; Schönhof, Raoul (2020)
      Das Phänomen der künstlichen Intelligenz (KI) gewinnt im Vertrags- und Deliktsrecht zunehmend an Bedeutung. Für die Behandlung der Thematik sind Grundkenntnisse der KI notwendig. Die Autoren beschreiben im notwendigen Maße ...
    • Dierks, Christian; Kircher, Philipp; Husemann, Charlotte; Kleinschmidt, Julia; Haase, Martin (2021)
      The European Data Protection Regulation applies since May 25th, 2018. It creates a uniform data protection legal framework within the EU. National and international medical research projects, regardless of whether they ...
    • Avdeyeva, Olga A. (2015)
      Comparative analysis of gender equality reforms enacted in ten post-communist states who became members of the European Union.Between 2004 and 2007, ten post-communist Eastern European states became members of the European ...
    • Barth, Günter (2020)
      Online-Werbeblocker haben über Jahre hinweg die deutschen Gerichte und die juristische Literatur beschäftigt. Die Diskussion erreichte ihren Höhepunkt durch das „Werbeblocker II“-Urteil des BGH im Jahr 2018. Während dieses ...
    • Döhn, Raphael (2020)
      Die Frage nach dem Leid angesichts des Glaubens an den einen Gott, der im Christentum üblicherweise als allmächtig, gütig und allwissend gedacht wird, ist eine der zentralen Fragen der Menschheitsgeschichte, die auch heute ...
    • Stierstorfer, Klaus; Carpi, Daniela (2016)
      The well-known challenges of international migration have triggered new departures in academic approaches, with 'diaspora studies' evolving as an interdisciplinary and even transdisciplinary field of study. Its emerging ...