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Active ageing
Active ageing Sented by Rebecca

In this topical book older people's volunteering is studied in eight European countries at the structural, macro, meso and micro levels.

Activated Sludge and Aerobic Biofilm Reactors

"Activated Sludge and Aerobic Biofilm Reactors is the fifth volume in the series Biological Wastewater Treatment. The first part of the book is devoted to the activated sludge process, covering the removal of organic matter, nitrogen and phosphorus.

Action-Related Representations

Theories of grounded cognition state that there is a meaningful connection between action and cognition.

Action at a Distance
Action at a Distance Sented by Emma

The mediality of transmission and the materiality of communication result today more than ever in “acting at a distance” – an action whose agency lies in a medium.

Acting Emotions
Acting Emotions Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Actors and actresses play characters such as the embittered Medea, or the lovelorn Romeo, or the grieving and tearful Hecabe. The theatre audience holds its breath, and then sparks begin to fly. But what about the actor?

AcrossBorders I
AcrossBorders I Sented by Emma

The present volume is the first in a series of monographs dedicated to the results achieved by AcrossBorders, a European Research Council Project (Austrian Academy of Sciences and Ludwig Maximilian University Munich). With its so-called Egyptian temple town and adjacent pyramid cemeteries, Sai Island is one of the prime examples for settlement policy of New Kingdom Egypt (c. 1530–1070 BC) in Upper Nubia (northern Sudan) and is the focus of this project.

Across the Sahara
Across the Sahara Sented by Jacob

This open access book provides a multi-perspective approach to the caravan trade in the Sahara during the 19th century.

Across Anthropology
Across Anthropology Sented by Sarah Gerdes

"How can we rethink anthropology beyond itself? In this book, twenty-one artists, anthropologists, and curators grapple with how anthropology has been formulated, thought, and practised ‘elsewhere’ and ‘otherwise’.

Acoustics of the Vowel - Preliminaries

It seems as if the fundamentals of how we produce vowels and how they are acoustically represented have been clarified: we phonate and articulate.

Acoustemologies in Contact

"In this fascinating collection of essays, an international group of scholars explores the sonic consequences of transcultural contact in the early modern period.

Achieving Viability for Public Service Media in Challenging Settings

In the face of challenges posed by a shifting digital media landscape, an array of international bodies continue to endorse public service media (PSM) as an essential component of democratisation. Yet how can PSM achieve viability in settings where models of media independence and credibility are unfamiliar or rejected by political leaders?

Accounting for Culture
Accounting for Culture Sented by Emma

Many scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers in the cultural sector argue that Canadian cultural policy is at a crossroads: that the environment for cultural policy-making has evolved substantially and that traditional rationales for state intervention no longer apply.

Accountable Government in Africa
Accountable Government in Africa Sented by Steve Bark

In the early 1990s, a wave of democratisation swept the African continents, resulting in a flurry of constitution-making and constitutional revision.

Accountability in Public Policy Partnerships

"Public-private partnerships have become an important tool for delivering essential public goods, but critics fear that they erode public accountability. Making partnerships more accountable requires a clear understanding of what accountability means for partnerships and which mechanisms can be used to strengthen it.

Accountability and the Law

"This book discusses contemporary accountability and transparency mechanisms by presenting a selection of case studies.

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