Social Change, Gender and Violence: Post-communist and war by V. Nikolic-Ristanovic

By V. Nikolic-Ristanovic

Based on huge learn fabric accumulated in Hungary, Macedonia, Serbia and Bulgaria Social swap, Gender and Violence is the publication which explores the influence of transition from communism and struggle on daily life of ladies and males, in addition to the best way how daily life and gender comparable alterations have an effect on women's vulnerability to household violence and trafficking in girls. The ebook additionally explores the impression of micro point alterations on improvement of civil society, women's circulation, and criminal and coverage adjustments concerning violence opposed to ladies. it is a certain booklet, which attempts to examine violence opposed to ladies as hooked up to oppression of either men and women. It argues that violence opposed to girls in post-communist and conflict affected societies is considerably hooked up to the rise of social stratification, monetary hassle, unemployment, instability, uncertainty and comparable social stresses, adjustments in gender identification and structural inequalities introduced through new global order. utilizing mostly money owed of greater than hundred interviewed humans, the writer indicates vividly how, in post-communist societies, the contradictions of capitalism are interlaced with the in general unfavourable relics of communism. furthermore, the booklet indicates how contradictory strategies in post-communist societies have ended in a slightly paradoxical end result: political pluralism and a capitalist financial system generated either violence opposed to girls and a women's stream, albeit no longer the stipulations for a discount of violence.

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Hellenistic Military and Naval Developments by William Woodthorpe Tarn

By William Woodthorpe Tarn

First released in 1930, this can be a selection of essays via the famous classical pupil W. W. Tarn, initially brought as Lees Knowles Lectures in army heritage at Trinity university, Cambridge. Tarn attracts on quite a number assets to track the historical past and improvement of struggle within the Hellenistic interval, with specific emphasis on army procedure below Alexander the good. the 1st lecture outlines the position of infantry, analysing the weaponry utilized in numerous battles. within the moment lecture, Tarn examines the advance of cavalry, its background in Macedonia, Thessaly and Iran, and its use of elephants and camels. the ultimate lecture explores advancements in siege and naval equipment, with specific cognizance to developments in artillery. delivering helpful perception right into a interval of intensive army innovation, this e-book supplies an summary of the army and naval arts and sciences of the Hellenistic period.

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GPS Versus Galileo - Balancing for Position in Space (CADRE by Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Scott W. Beidleman, Air

By Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Scott W. Beidleman, Air University Press

This examine investigates Europe's reasons to improve the self reliant satellite tv for pc navigation process often called Galileo regardless of the lifestyles of America's winning worldwide positioning procedure (GPS). It starts by way of interpreting either platforms to familiarize the reader with worldwide navigation satellite tv for pc structures (GNSS) and to supply an figuring out of the strengths and weaknesses of GPS and Galileo, in addition to the platforms similarities and changes. even though the 2 platforms have diversified founding ideas, they hire related infrastructures and operational ideas. within the brief time period, Galileo will offer greater accuracy for civilian clients until eventually GPS enhancements take impact. yet functionality is barely a part of the reason. the writer contends that Europes pursuit of Galileo is pushed by way of a mix of purposes, together with functionality, independence, and financial incentive. With Galileo, Europe hopes to accomplish political, safeguard, and technological independence from the us. also, Europe envisions overcoming the united states monopoly on GNSS by way of seizing a large proportion of the increasing GNSS marketplace and atmosphere a brand new global ordinary for satellite tv for pc navigation. ultimately, the writer explores Galileos effect at the usa and reports US coverage in the direction of Galileo. The paper concludes with innovations to bolster the competitiveness of GPS.

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The Principles of Naval Architecture Series: Strength of by Prof. Alaa Mansour, Donald Liu, J. Randolph Paulling

By Prof. Alaa Mansour, Donald Liu, J. Randolph Paulling

This new revised quantity on power of Ships and Ocean buildings addresses a number of issues of send power in higher intensity than within the earlier version of PNA, bringing a lot of the cloth modern and introducing a few new topics. there's broad insurance of the newest advancements in dynamic sea load predictions, together with nonlinear load results, slamming and effect plus new sections at the mechanics of collisions and grounding. The incorporation of many of the loadings in structural layout and research is roofed together with long-term severe and cumulative fatigue results. there's a extra wide therapy of energy research utilizing finite aspect equipment than used to be incorporated within the past variation. final energy evaluate of the hull girder and elements is roofed and there's a part on structural protection overview utilizing reliability recommendations together with fatigue results. specific cognizance is given to difficulties encountered in ships of specific variety and measurement which have been constructed in recent times, lots of which, as a result of dimension, configuration or loss of a background of layout event, require a layout method according to first rules. glossy advancements in category society power criteria and sleek rule advancements are lined together with universal Structural ideas for tankers and bulk companies. The concluding sections talk about fabrics except metal, together with composites and aluminum, and vessels of surprising geometry and function corresponding to multihulls, hydrofoils, and SWATH craft.

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Sopwith Fighters by Peter G. Cooksley, Joe Sewell

By Peter G. Cooksley, Joe Sewell

It may be argued that the airplane outfitted at Thomas Sopwith's manufacturing unit at Kingston-on-Thames contributed extra to the Allied reason in the course of the First international battle than these of the other plane corporation. of those, the Sopwith Camel is the easiest remembered. those airplane made a good contribution to the improvement of the airplane as a battling laptop at a time while the very technological know-how of flying was once in its early levels - the world's first managed flight having been made by way of the Wright brothers just some 13 years sooner than the 1st Sopwith doggy took to the air, the one seat domestic dog used to be to be the predecessor of an entire diversity of unmarried seat opponents that have been to proceed so far as the boundaries of the rotary engine accepted.

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Guderian, Creator of the Blitzkrieg by Kenneth Macksey

By Kenneth Macksey

;Guderian, author of the Blitzkrieg КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор:Kenneth John MacKseyНазвание: Guderian, author of the BlitzkriegИздательство:Stein & Day PublishingГод: 1976 Формат: pdf,rar+3% Размер: 1.5 MB Язык: английскийСтраниц: 17

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Heckler and Koch by A.J.R. Cormack

By A.J.R. Cormack

;Heckler and Koch [Small hands Profile 07] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: A.J.R. Cormack Название: Heckler and Koch [Small hands Profile 07] Издательство:Profile courses Ltd Год: 1972 Формат: pdf,rar+3% Размер: 2.9MB Язык: английскийСтраниц: 22* zero

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