Mixed Legal Systems, East and West
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Mixed Legal Systems, East and West

Advancing legal scholarship in the area of mixed legal systems, as well as comparative law more generally, this book expands the comparative study of the world's legal families to those of jurisdictions containing not only mixtures of common and civil law, but also to those mixing Islamic and/or traditional legal systems with those derived from common and/or civil law traditions.With contributions from leading experts in their fields...

Handbuch soziale Probleme
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Handbuch soziale Probleme

In den Sozialwissenschaften und in der Gesellschaft wächst das Interesse an der theoretischen und praktischen Bewältigung sozialer Probleme. Dennoch ist dieses Forschungsfeld im Hinblick auf theoretische Hintergründe vernachlässigt worden. In diesem Handbuch wird erstmals im deutschsprachigen Raum das disparate Wissen über soziale Probleme gesammelt und systematisch zusammengefasst. Für die Neuauflage wurde das Buch vollständig übera...

Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management, Second Edition: A Color Handbook
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Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management, Second Edition: A Color Handbook

This concise quick reference guide has been thoroughly updated in its second edition. It remains clinically focused, based on experience underpinned by published research data.With 18 brand new chapters on topics ranging from perioperative blood works and urine analysis to light therapy in pain management and rehabilitation, the book covers anesthetic equipment, monitoring, premedication, intravenous induction agents, injectable anes...

Photography and Surrealism: Sexuality, Colonialism and Social Dissent
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Photography and Surrealism: Sexuality, Colonialism and Social Dissent

As "surreal" images become ever more common through the ease of computer manipulation, the place in history occupied by Surrealism and the Surrealists can easily be lost to sight. This challenging re-evaluation of the status and use of photographic images in historical Surrealism puts Surrealism's fundamental issues back into the framework of its historical purpose and function. David Bate examines automatism and the photographic ima...

The Release of Thermonuclear Energy by Inertial Confinement
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The Release of Thermonuclear Energy by Inertial Confinement

This is a comprehensive book which describes the three essential parts of what is known as "Inertial Confinement Fusion" the way thermonuclear burn takes place in non-magnetized, magnetized and fusion-fission hybrid assemblies; the pulse power ignition technology (nuclear, electrical, optical and chemical); and the applications of inertial confinement fusion technology for peaceful nuclear energy on Earth and in space.An integrated s...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement : A Framework for Future Trade Rules?
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement : A Framework for Future Trade Rules?

Despite the United States withdrawing from the Trans-Paci­c Partnership (TPP) Agreement, its template of rules remains highly relevant for future negotiations on international trade. This book helps to evaluate the legal provisions of this pact, its background and its possible evolutionary path. There is a view in the policy discourse that India should actively embrace the norms contained in the Agreement. Trans-Paci­c Partnership Ag...

Topological aspects of critical systems and networks: Proc. of the Inter. Symposium
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Topological aspects of critical systems and networks: Proc. of the Inter. Symposium

This volume gives an interdisciplinary discussion on the topological aspects of general networks and critical systems for physicists, chemists, biologists, mathematicians, medical scientists, social scientists, and other related researchers. Subjects as diverse as the general properties of complex networks, complexity in social science, patterns in biological objects, and criticality in pure and applied physics are represented. The b...