Working for Oil: Comparative Social Histories of Labor in the Global Oil Industry

Working for Oil: Comparative Social Histories of Labor in the Global Oil Industry

Working for Oil: Comparative Social Histories of Labor in the Global Oil Industry By Touraj Atabaki
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 435 Pages | ISBN : 3319564447 | 9.18 MB
This volume examines the social history of oil workers and investigates how labor relations have shaped the global oil industry during the twentieth century and today. It brings together the work of scholars from a range of disciplines, approaching the social, political, economic and cultural dimensions of oil. The contributors analyze a number of key oil producing regions, including the Americas, the Middle East, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Europe and Africa.
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Authorial Presence in English Academic Texts: A Comparative Study of Student Writing across Cultures and Disciplines

Authorial Presence in English Academic Texts: A Comparative Study of Student Writing across Cultures and Disciplines

Iga Lehman, "Authorial Presence in English Academic Texts: A Comparative Study of Student Writing across Cultures and Disciplines"
2018 | ISBN-10: 3631749406 | 254 pages | PDF, EPUB | 6 + 5 MB
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De-Centering State Making Comparative and International Perspectives


De-Centering State Making Comparative and International Perspectives

Jens Bartelson, Martin Hall, Jan Teorell, "De-Centering State Making: Comparative and International Perspectives"
English | ISBN: 1788112989 | 2018 | 252 pages | PDF | 2 MB

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Widening Horizons: The Influence of Comparative Law and International Law on Domestic Law

Widening Horizons: The Influence of Comparative Law and International Law on Domestic Law

Widening Horizons: The Influence of Comparative Law and International Law on Domestic Law by Thomas H. Bingham
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0521199352 | 106 Pages | PDF | 1.0 MB
British judges increasingly now pay attention to foreign case law when deciding domestic cases, and are required to interpret and apply international law in domestic courts and administer an international code of human rights.
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Education Policies and the Restructuring of the Educational Profession Global and Comparative Perspectives


Education Policies and the Restructuring of the Educational Profession Global and Comparative Perspectives

Education Policies and the Restructuring of the Educational Profession: Global and Comparative Perspectives by Romuald Normand
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 277 Pages | ISBN : 9811082782 | 4.12 MB
The book analyzes worldwide changes in school organization and the teaching profession, and how the profession has been impacted by education policies that promote assessments and accountability. It also identifies some shifts in professional positions, statuses and profiles, and characterizes the impact and contextualization of professional standards that shape teaching practices and the management of schools. Further, the book provides relevant comparative and empirical data on the restructuring of the teaching profession in an era of globalization through a critical perspective on and an overview of the main research and comparative findings across countries. As such, the book is not only directed to educational researchers but will also interest professionals and policymakers, addressing a broader education and policy community concerned by the new aspects shaping the teaching profession in the 21st century.

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The Right of Access to Public Information: An International Comparative Legal Survey

The Right of Access to Public Information: An International Comparative Legal Survey

The Right of Access to Public Information: An International Comparative Legal Survey By Hermann-Josef Blanke
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 862 Pages | ISBN : 3662555522 | 13.29 MB
This book presents a comparative study on access to public information in the context of the main legal orders worldwide(inter alia China,France,Germany,Japan,Russia,Sweden,United States).The international team of authors analyzes the Transparency- and Freedom-to-Information legislation with regard to the scope of the right to access, limitations of this right inherent in the respective national laws, the procedure, the relationship with domestic legislation on administrative procedure, as well as judicial protection. It particularly focuses on the Brazilian law establishing the right of access to information, which is interpreted as a benchmark for regulations in other Latin-American states.
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Aesthetics and Art Traditional and Contemporary China in a Comparative Perspective


Aesthetics and Art Traditional and Contemporary China in a Comparative Perspective

Aesthetics and Art: Traditional and Contemporary China in a Comparative Perspective By Jianping Gao
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 234 Pages | ISBN : 3662566990 | 8.11 MB
This book introduces traditional and modern aesthetics and arts, comparing the similarities and differences between traditional and modern Chinese aesthetics. It also explores the aesthetic implications of traditional Chinese paintings, and discusses the development of aesthetics throughout history, as well as the changes and improvements in Chinese aesthetics in the context of globalization.

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East and West Comparative Studies in Pursuit of Tradition


East and West Comparative Studies in Pursuit of Tradition

East and West: Comparative Studies in Pursuit of Tradition by Julius Evola, Greg Johnson, Collin Cleary
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1935965662 | 198 Pages | EPUB | 638.3 KB
East & West collects eighteen essays and reviews in East-West comparative philosophy and religion written by Julius Evola for the journal East & West.

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Comparative Education, Terrorism and Human Security From Critical Pedagogy to Peacebuilding


Comparative Education, Terrorism and Human Security From Critical Pedagogy to Peacebuilding
W. Nelles, "Comparative Education, Terrorism and Human Security: From Critical Pedagogy to Peacebuilding?"
2003 | pages: 265 | ISBN: 1349527920 | PDF | 1,3 mb

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International Immigration Policy A Theoretical and Comparative Analysis


International Immigration Policy A Theoretical and Comparative Analysis

Eytan Meyers, "International Immigration Policy: A Theoretical and Comparative Analysis"
2004 | pages: 295 | ISBN: 1349386065 | PDF | 3,2 mb

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