Recent Submissions

  • Yip, Andrew Kam-Tuck; Browne, Kath; Munt, Sally R. (2010)
    Drawn from extensive, new and rich empirical research across the UK, Canada and USA, Queer Spiritual Spaces investigates the contemporary socio-cultural practices of belief, by those who have historically been, and continue ...
  • Gunnink, Hilde (2022)
    This book provides a first-ever comprehensive overview of the grammatical structure of Fwe. Fwe is a Bantu language spoken on the border between Zambia and Namibia, by some 20,000 people. Very little previous documentation ...
  • Ferrara, Federico (2022)
    While the literature on “new institutionalism” explains the stability of institutional arrangements within countries and the divergence of paths of institutional development between countries, Federico Ferrara takes a ...
  • Biermann, Julia (2022)
    The 2006 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) is the first human rights treaty to explicitly acknowledge the right to education for persons with disabilities. In order to realize ...
  • Higashijima, Masaaki (2022)
    Contrary to our stereotypical views, dictators often introduce elections in which they refrain from employing blatant electoral fraud. Why do electoral reforms happen in autocracies? Do these elections destabilize autocratic ...
  • Yoruk, Erdem (2022)
    In The Politics of the Welfare State in Turkey, author Erdem Yörük provides a politics-based explanation for the post-1980 transformation of the Turkish welfare system, in which poor relief policies have replaced ...
  • Ong, Elvin Jiayun (2022)
    Opposing Power argues that perceptions of regime vulnerability and mutual dependency by opposition elites shape the building of opposition alliances. When electoral autocracies are consistently dominant, opposition parties ...
  • Aronov, Boris S. (2022)
    The book presents a broad-scope analysis of piezoelectric electromechanical transducers and the related aspects of practical transducer design for underwater applications. It uses an energy method for analyzing transducer ...
  • Wenzel, Veronika (2014)
    Die Fachdidaktik Niederländisch - richtet sich an angehende und praktizierende Lehrerinnen und Lehrer, die das Fach Niederländisch unterrichten oder unterrichten möchten - ist dem kompetenzorientierten Niederländischunterricht ...
  • Pivokonský, Martin; Novotná, Kateřina; Čermáková, Lenka; Petříček, Radim (2022)
    The book is intended as a handbook providing detailed instructions for the correct conducting of jar tests, which are needed for the optimisation of the coagulation/flocculation process. It contains the essential theoretical ...
  • Jones, Ryan Tucker; Wanhalla, Angela (2022)
    More than any other locale, the Pacific Ocean has been the meeting place between humans and whales. From Indigenous Pacific peoples who built lives and cosmologies around whales, to Euro-American whalers who descended upon ...
  • van den Brandt, Ria (2014)
    The diaries and letters of the Dutch-Jewish Etty Hillesum (Middelburg 1914 - Auschwitz 1943) have received worldwide attention and inspired many readers. This book presents a transparent and concise introduction to the ...
  • Binder, Susanne (2004)
    Das Unterrichtsprinzip Interkulturelles Lernen kann dazu beitragen migrationsbedingten Anforderungen mit einer gewissen Kreativität zu begegnen, der Kreativität Raum zu verschaffen oder aber auch Konfliktpotentiale auszuloten ...
  • Bundschuh-van Duikeren, Johanna; Missinne, Lut; Konst, Jan (2014)
    Zwölf Schlüsseltexte aus der niederländischsprachigen Literatur und zwölf literaturwissenschaftliche Zugänge - das bieten die zwei Bände dieses Grundkurses. Sie vermitteln einen exemplarischen Überblick über die niederländische ...
  • Naunin, Swantje (2012)
    Im Jahr 2002 wurde in den Niederlanden die Tötung schwerkranker Patienten auf Verlangen legalisiert. Warum war das in den Niederlanden möglich? Ist die Neigung zur Duldungspolitik, zur Tolerierung von Grauzonen der Grund, ...
  • Ye, Liu; Porro, Jose; Nopens, Ingmar (2022)
    With increased commitment from the international community to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from all sectors in accordance with the Paris Agreement, the water sector has never felt the pressure it is now under to ...
  • Dupré, Sven; Lüthy, Christoph (2011)
    This book speaks about a world of mute objects ranging from plant bulbs, divining rods, and archeological findings to drawn, painted or printed images. It describes the functions of these objects as ambiguous and polyvalent ...
  • Hejná, Míša; Walkden, George (2022)
    Where does today’s English language come from? This book takes its readers on a journey back in time, from present-day varieties to the Old English of Beowulf and beyond. Written for students with little or no background ...
  • Michalowski, Ines (2007)
    Integrationsprogramme für Neuzuwanderer haben in den vergangenen Jahren in Europa eine starke Expansion erfahren. Die Erwartungen an diese neue politische Maßnahme sind hoch. Wie lässt sich jedoch erklären, dass die ...
  • Zingel, Heribert (2006)
    Der gegenwärtige Diskurs um den Umbau des Sozialstaates wird von Finanzierungs- und Leistungsaspekten dominiert. Fragen der Prinzipien, nach denen die Sicherungssysteme gestaltet sind oder gestaltet werden sollen, treten ...

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