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Historical Dictionary of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Second Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography and more than 700 cross-referenced entries on UNESCO's initiatives, programs, projects, normative instruments, and partners over the past 76 years.
Historical Dictionary of Uganda, Second Edition, covers the history of Uganda using a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary section covers many entries on politics, economy, foreign affairs, religion, society, culture, and important personalities.
Spence develops and applies a normative model based on rationalist and virtue ethics as well as stoic philosophy to assess the impact of technology on wellbeing. Through developing this model, Spence offers a novel and important examination of the benefit of technology to our society as a whole.
With contributions by leading scholars in the field, this book is the first collection in the English language devoted to Baumgarten's aesthetics.
Interpreting Technology puts Ricoeur's work at the center of contemporary philosophical thinking concerning technology. It investigates his project of critical hermeneutics, the growing ethical and political impacts of technologies on the modern lifeworld, and ways of analyzing global sociotechnical systems such as the Internet.
Offers a comparative study based on original readings of the peace agreements and of first-hand and academic accounts of the peacebuilding processes and post-conflict politics, up to the present period.
This book shows how institutional violence underpins both the spectacularity and the banality of 'crisis.'
This is a novel and far reaching polyrhythmic theorisation of our collective living with energy in its many natural and technological forms. It provides a distinctive understanding of the urgent challenges of transforming future energy systems into more just and lower carbon configurations.
This book addresses the future of the multilateral system by analyzing its main building blocs of international and regional organizations.
In Refugees, Nathan Bell argues for nothing less than a new concept of the political: that societies (liberal or not, in the mode of the sovereign state or some other form) embrace an ethos of responsibility for others, where the right to seek asylum becomes foundational for politics itself.
This book testifies to Indigenous peoples as agents of governance innovation and successful developers in their own right, and telling stories in their words, from their own experiences and countries.