Identity, Violence and Power: Mobilising Hatred, by Guy Elcheroth, Stephen Reicher

By Guy Elcheroth, Stephen Reicher

This ebook offers a scientific exam of the re-patterning of collective identities via violence and the function of strength politics in such severe transitions. The authors express how identification is created via shared social practices and the way it really is reworked while collective violence disrupts universal practices. 3 case reports convey how this version sheds new mild at the dynamics of spiritual violence in components of India, on ethnic violence within the former Yugoslavia, in addition to on anti-war protest within the united kingdom in response to the army invasion of Iraq.

The ebook explores another method of clash, and dissects the rules and approaches that deliver particular identities to the fore, taking heavily the means to withstand and face abusive authority.

Identity, Violence and Power might be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology, social psychology, historical past, political technological know-how and clash studies.

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Advances of Atoms and Molecules in Strong Laser Fields by Yunquan Liu

By Yunquan Liu

This quantity offers the newest developments and destiny views of atomic, molecular and optical (AMO) physics and its very important function in sleek sciences and applied sciences. The chapters are dedicated to quite a lot of quantum structures, with an emphasis at the knowing of ionization, high-harmonic iteration, molecular orbital imaging and coherent keep an eye on phenomena originating from light-matter interactions. The ebook overviews present study panorama and spotlight significant medical developments in AMO physics interfacing with interdisciplinary sciences. it can be fairly attention-grabbing for younger researchers engaged on constructing their medical pursuits and goals.

Readership: This publication is most fitted for the energetic scientists and graduates in strong-field neighborhood and in addition for different scientists who paintings with the ultrafast lasers in biology and chemistry.

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Advanced Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronic by Jacek Kabziński

By Jacek Kabziński

This contributed quantity is written via key experts operating in multidisciplinary fields in electric engineering, linking regulate conception, energy electronics, man made neural networks, embedded controllers and sign processing. The authors of every bankruptcy record the state-of-the-art of a number of the themes addressed and current result of their very own study, laboratory experiments and winning purposes. The awarded ideas be aware of 3 major parts of interest:

· movement keep an eye on in advanced electromechanical structures, together with sensorless control;

· fault prognosis and fault tolerant keep an eye on of electrical drives;

· new keep an eye on algorithms for energy electronics converters.

The chapters and the total publication own powerful monograph attributes. very important useful and theoretical difficulties are deeply and adequately awarded at the history of an exhaustive state-of the artwork evaluate. Many effects are thoroughly new and have been by no means released prior to. recognized keep an eye on tools like box orientated keep an eye on (FOC) or direct torque keep an eye on (DTC) are referred as a place to begin for alterations or are used for comparability. between a variety of regulate theories used to resolve specific difficulties are: nonlinear keep an eye on, strong keep watch over, adaptive regulate, Lyapunov options, observer layout, version predictive keep watch over, neural keep an eye on, sliding mode regulate, sign filtration and processing, fault analysis, and fault tolerant control.

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Evaluation of criminal responsibility by Ira K. Packer

By Ira K. Packer

Forensic psychological healthiness evaluation (FMHA) has grown right into a specialization educated by means of learn directions. This sequence provides up to date info at the most crucial and regularly performed sorts of FMHA. the nineteen topical volumes tackle top ways to perform for specific sorts of overview within the felony, civil and juvenile/family components. every one quantity features a thorough dialogue of the proper criminal and mental suggestions, through a step by step description of the evaluate technique from getting ready for the overview to writing the file and attesting in court.

Volumes contain the subsequent worthwhile features:

- bins that 0 in on vital details to be used in evaluations

- assistance for most sensible perform and cautions opposed to universal pitfalls

- Highlighting of proper case legislations and statutes

- Separate checklist of overview instruments for simple reference

- priceless word list of key words for the actual topic

In making thoughts for top perform, authos ponder empirical aid, criminal relevance, and consistency with moral criteria. those volumes provide important advice for a person concerned about engaging in or utilizing forensic evaluations.

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Friction Stir Welding and Processing IX by Yuri Hovanski, Rajiv Mishra, Yutaka Sato, Piyush Upadhyay,

By Yuri Hovanski, Rajiv Mishra, Yutaka Sato, Piyush Upadhyay, David Yan

This books offers a present examine friction stir welding know-how from software to characterization and from modeling to R&D. it's a compilation of the new growth with regards to friction stir applied sciences together with by-product applied sciences, high-temperature purposes, business functions, multiple alloy/materials, light-weight alloys, simulation, and characterization. With contributions from leaders and specialists in and academia, it will be a entire resource for the sphere of Friction Stir Welding and Processing.

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Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics, Volume 193 by Peter W. Hawkes

By Peter W. Hawkes

The 2 chapters that fill this quantity describe instruments for learning the brightness of electron beams and for analysing the homes of mass spectrometers.

First, L.D. Duffy and A.J. Dragt introduce the idea that of eigen-emittance. 3 kinematic invariants are linked to charged-particle beams, in linear shipping mode. those invariants are referred to as eigen-emittances and a examine in their homes makes it attainable to tailor the beam to slot the appliance in query. the idea relies at the suggestion of sym-plectic beam delivery, an issue on which A.J. Dragt has already contributed to those Advances (Advances in Electronics & Electron Physics, sixty seven, 1986, 65—120, with E. Forest). The authors first recapitulate the fundamental idea prior to explaining how the emittance might be tailored as required. the rest of the bankruptcy, which shape a brief treatise at the topic, provides a number of applications.

In the second one bankruptcy, I. Spivak-Lavrov describes at size methods of analysing the houses of either static and time-of-flight mass spectrometers and of devising new designs. The optics of those tools is decided out intimately, in an try to make the object self-contained. a lot Russian paintings is stated, usually from journals that aren't to be had in English translation and sometimes, are usually not largely on hand open air their nations of starting place.

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Epigraphy and the Greek Historian by Craig Cooper

By Craig Cooper

Epigraphy is a technique of inferring and examining ancient facts via inscriptions came across on historical artifacts comparable to stones, cash, and statues. It has confirmed essential for archaeologists and classicists, and has enormous capability for the learn of historical background on the undergraduate and graduate degrees. Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a suite of essays that discover a variety of ways that inscriptions will help scholars reconstruct and comprehend Greek History.

In order to interact with the learn of epigraphy, this assortment is split into elements, Athens and Athens from the surface. The participants continue the significance of epigraphy, arguing that, every so often, inscriptions are the single instruments we need to recuperate the neighborhood background of locations that stand open air the focus of historic literary assets, that are frequently frustratingly Athenocentric. preferably, the historian makes use of either inscriptions and literary assets to make believable inferences and thereby weave jointly the disconnected threads of the earlier right into a attached and persuasive narrative. Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a entire exam of epigraphy and a well timed source for college students and students desirous about the research of historic history.

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Sensoren im Kraftfahrzeug by Konrad Reif (eds.)

By Konrad Reif (eds.)

Anwendungsbezogene Darstellungen sind das Kennzeichen der Buchreihe "Bosch Fachinformation Automobil". Ganz auf den Bedarf an praxisnahem Hintergrundwissen zugeschnitten, findet der Auto-Fachmann ausführliche Angaben zu den Sensoren, deren Messprinzipien, den Ausführungen und der Funktion in modernen Fahrzeugen. Der Band bietet das Bosch-Fachwissen aus erster Hand und eignet sich damit hervorragend für den Alltag des Entwicklungsingenieurs, für die berufliche Weiterbildung, für Lehrgänge, zum Selbststudium oder zum Nachschlagen in der Werkstatt.

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Underground aqueducts handbook by Andreas N. Angelakis, Eustathios Chiotis, Saeid Eslamian,

By Andreas N. Angelakis, Eustathios Chiotis, Saeid Eslamian, Herbert Weingartner

This ebook offers the main engineering achievements in underground aqueducts from all over the world and all through background. It presents worthwhile insights into water applied sciences and administration with admire to toughness, adaptability to the surroundings, and sustainability. Comparisons of the technological underground aqueduct advancements from numerous areas are made. those applied sciences are the underpinning of contemporary achievements in water offer engineering and water administration practices, and present problems with sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and decentralization have led engineers to contemplate combining older confirmed applied sciences with smooth infrastructure advancements.

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