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Adult and Continuing Education in Belarus

This publication gives an overview of central aspects of adult and continuing education in Belarus. Galina Veramejchyk presents a range of data and information regarding adult and continuing education institutions, ¿nancing, provision, participation, staff and international relationships.

Adoption from Care
Adoption from Care Sented by Sarah Gerdes

"EPDF and EPUB available Open Access under CC-BY-NC-ND. This book explores how children’s rights are practised and weighed against parents’ rights in a range of countries, and examines how governments and legal and welfare professionals balance those rights in the challenging circumstances following the decision that children cannot grow up in their parents’ care.

Adoption across Race and Nation

Analyzes transnational and transracial adoption, highlighting the past and continuing discourses around adoption as it relates to race, nation, immigration, belonging, and citizenship.

Adolescents in Humanitarian Crisis
Adolescents in Humanitarian Crisis Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Adolescents in Humanitarian Crisis investigates the experiences of adolescents displaced by humanitarian crisis. The world is currently seeing unprecedented levels of mass displacement, and almost half of the world’s 70 million displaced people are children and adolescents under the age of 18.

Administering the Empire, 1801-1968

Administering the Empire, 1801-1968 is an indispensable introduction to British colonial rule during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It provides an essential guide to the records of the British Colonial Office, and those of other departments responsible for colonial administration, which are now held in The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

Adjective attribution
Adjective attribution Sented by Emma

"This book is the first typological study of adjective attribution marking. Its focus lies on Northern Eurasia, although it covers many more languages and presents an ontology of morphosyntactic categories relevant to noun phrase structure in general.

Adhesive Bonding of Aircraft Composite Structures

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. It presents the results of the ComBoNDT European project, which aimed at the development of more secure, time- and cost-saving extended non-destructive inspection tools for carbon fiber reinforced plastics, adhered surfaces and bonded joints.

Addressing the Climate Crisis

This open access book brings together a collection of cutting-edge insights into how action can and is already being taken against climate change at multiple levels of our societies, amidst growing calls for transformative and inclusive climate action.

Address in Portuguese and Spanish

The volume provides the first systematic comparative approach to the history of forms of address in Portuguese and Spanish—two intimately related languages sharing historical, political and geographic contexts.

Adaptive Reuse
Adaptive Reuse Sented by Luis

The present volume explores a specific aspect of creativity in South Asian systems of knowledge, literature and rituals.

Adaptive Strategies for Water Heritage

This Open Access book, building on research initiated by scholars from the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Global Heritage and Development (CHGD) and ICOMOS Netherlands, presents multidisciplinary research that connects water to heritage.

Adaptive Mediation and Conflict Resolution

This open access book introduces adaptive mediation as an alternative approach that enables mediators to go beyond liberal peace mediation, or other determined-design models of mediation, in the context of contemporary conflict resolution and peace-making initiatives.

Actualizing Human Rights
Actualizing Human Rights Sented by Steve Bark

"This book argues that ultimately human rights can be actualized, in two senses. By answering important challenges to them, the real-world relevance of human rights can be brought out; and people worldwide can be motivated as needed for realizing human rights.

Actors and the Art of Performance
Actors and the Art of Performance Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Acting on stage is a mode of performing an action, in the context of which the bodily aspects implicitly at work in acting reveal their own significance and power.

Actors and Networks in the Megacity

This study is a concise introduction to Bruno Latour's Actor-Network Theory and its application in a literary analysis of urban narratives of the 21st century.

Activist Biology
Activist Biology Sented by Emma

Brazilian society was shaken by turmoil in the 1920s and 1930s. The country was rocked by heated debates over race and immigration, burgeoning social movements in cities and the countryside, entrenched oligarchies clinging to power, and nature being despoiled.

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