Working Class Lesbian Life: Classed Outsiders (York Studies by Yvette Taylor

By Yvette Taylor

Exploring the connection among type, sexuality and social exclusion, this is often an unique research of girls who establish themselves as working-class and lesbian, highlighting the importance of sophistication and sexuality of their biographies, daily lives and identities. It presents perception into the studies of self-identified working-class lesbians and gives a well timed critique of queer idea and an empirical interrogation of the embodied, spatial and fabric intersection of sophistication and sexuality.

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The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture by Charles King

By Charles King

The 1st English-language booklet to provide a whole photograph of this interesting East eu borderland, The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of tradition, illuminates the perennial difficulties of identification politics and cultural switch that the rustic has persevered. through the previous centuries, Moldova was once the article of various culture-building efforts from Russian, Romanian, and Soviet affects prior to rising as an autonomous kingdom in 1991. the writer Highlights the political makes use of of culture—the ways that language, background, and id should be manipulated by way of political elites Examines why a few makes an attempt to mould id be successful the place others fail unearths why, relating to Moldova, a undertaking of id development succeeded in making a country yet did not make an autonomous kingdom "Thoroughly researched, engagingly written, and fully brand new, it is a definitive publication that may lengthy function the easiest learn of Moldova in any language . . . . Its strategic and precarious place among the Balkans and the previous Soviet Union and its complicated ethnic composition make Moldova a delicate new country really worth figuring out about." Daniel Chirot, Professor of foreign StudiesJackson university of overseas StudiesUniversity of Washington "An erudite and perceptive e-book. Required examining for all those that are looking to fathom the connection among nationwide id, nation-building, political traditions, and cultural yearnings in a single of japanese Europe's least recognized and understood nations. King makes use of old, political, financial, and cultural ways to problem previous stereotypes and to suggest a singular, unique viewpoint at the peoples of Bessarabia and Transnistria." Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of presidency and Politics collage of Maryland (College Park)

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Courting Rights Case Studies Litigating the Human Rights of by World Health Organization

By World Health Organization

Through the years, humans dwelling with or suffering from HIV have occasionally effectively claimed the safety of the legislation. In different situations, brave activists have challenged the legislation to include the human rights protections they deserve. This quantity provides 30 summaries of courtroom or tribunal court cases geared toward protecting or securing the human rights of individuals residing with or at risk of HIV. With an emphasis on circumstances from constructing international locations, this quantity examines key litigation efforts to increase a "human rights-based process" to HIV on 3 fronts: discrimination, entry to remedy and prevention and take care of prisoners.

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Adaption and Learning in Multi-Agent Systems: IJCAI'95 by Gerhard Weiß (auth.), Gerhard Weiß, Sandip Sen (eds.)

By Gerhard Weiß (auth.), Gerhard Weiß, Sandip Sen (eds.)

This e-book is predicated at the workshop on variation and studying in Multi-Agent platforms, held at the side of the overseas Joint convention on synthetic Intelligence, IJCAI'95, in Montreal, Canada in August 1995.
The 14 completely reviewed revised papers replicate the full scope of present points within the box: they describe and study, either experimentally and theoretically, new studying and adaption ways for occasions within which numerous brokers need to cooperate or compete. additionally incorporated, and aimed toward the amateur reader, are a finished introductory survey at the quarter with 154 references indexed and a topic index. because the first ebook completely dedicated to this sector, this quantity files the state-of-the-art and is therefore crucial for an individual energetic or attracted to the field.

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Firewalls for Dummies, Second Edition by Brian Komar, Ronald Beekelaar, Joern Wettern

By Brian Komar, Ronald Beekelaar, Joern Wettern

The name "Firewalls for dummies" is deceptive. No, it doesn't consult the layperson, or perhaps a person attempting to setup a house firewall. relatively, it ambitions manager-types at businesses that experience easy tcp/ip event. the 1st a hundred and fifty pages or so does not also have any good examples of allow/deny ideas. there's one other ebook known as "internet protection for dummies". this could have most likely been that booklet, as the intensity it is going into common protection matters like antivirus, dossier attachements, mail safety is far extra common than firewalls. Plus i feel I see a couple of error within the ebook and am not able to find an errata for it on-line. I wrote to the FirewallsForDummies[at] handle thats pointed out within the booklet to invite the authors for errata information, and it bounced again as mailbox no longer on hand.

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