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Terrorism, Technology and Apocalyptic Futures
Terrorism, Technology and Apocalyptic Futures
This book centers on the power of mythical narratives and technology in creating the idea of a world that should be purged. The introduction of sin, the fall and other disruptive conflict have led mankind towards a world of scarcity, where suffering and sacrifice prevail. The author analyzes this apocalypse theory, which describes...
The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America
The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America

"Timely and urgent...The core of The Edge of Anarchy is a thrilling description of the boycott of Pullman cars and equipment by Eugene Debs’s fledgling American Railway Union..." ?The New York Times

"During the summer of 1894, the stubborn and irascible Pullman became a
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Civil Resistance and Violent Conflict in Latin America: Mobilizing for Rights (Studies of the Americas)
Civil Resistance and Violent Conflict in Latin America: Mobilizing for Rights (Studies of the Americas)

This book explores distinct forms of civil resistance in situations of violent conflict in cases across Latin America, drawing important lessons learned for nonviolent struggles in the region and beyond. The authors analyse campaigns against armed actors in situations of internal armed conflict, against private sector companies that seek to...

The United States and Western Europe since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift
The United States and Western Europe since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift
`Offers a powerful argument, presents a sophisticated narrative, and is a magisterial, and, indeed, the best synthesis available of transatlantic relations since 1945 - a massive achievement.' Andreas W. Daum, Political Science Quarterly

Based on new and existing research by a world-class scholar, this is the first book in 20
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Affective Societies: Key Concepts (Routledge Studies in Affective Societies)
Affective Societies: Key Concepts (Routledge Studies in Affective Societies)

Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century.

This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The concepts promote insights...

The Red Gate Guide to SQL Server Team-based Development
The Red Gate Guide to SQL Server Team-based Development

Only small projects, relevant to very few people, are built by the sweat and toil of a lone developer. Larger projects, affecting whole organizations, will invariably require a team of people to design and develop the application and its storage layer, or database.

In some cases, this will mean some developers and one or two DBAs,...

Putting A New Spin on Groups: The Science of Chaos
Putting A New Spin on Groups: The Science of Chaos
Putting a New Spin on Groups: The Science of Chaos, Second Edition continues to challenge orthodoxy and static ideas about small group dynamics. A primary goal is to offer an alternative model of group development that addresses three factors:

*The model integrates old ideas from previous models of group development with new
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International News Coverage and the Korean Conflict: The Challenges of Reporting Practices
International News Coverage and the Korean Conflict: The Challenges of Reporting Practices

This book explores journalism practices and the dynamics of international news media in Korea, and examines the ways in which Korean journalists and foreign correspondents cover news stories about the Korean conflict. It notably explores news gathering practices concerning the Korean conflict, and investigates factors that influence...

Work (The Art of Living Series)
Work (The Art of Living Series)

Work is one of the most universal features of human life; virtually everybody spends some part of their life at work. It is often associated with tedium and boredom; in conflict with the things we would otherwise love to do. Thinking of work primarily as a burden - an activity we would rather be without - is a thought that was shared by the...

Iran and Nuclear Weapons: Protracted Conflict and Proliferation (Routledge Global Security Studies)
Iran and Nuclear Weapons: Protracted Conflict and Proliferation (Routledge Global Security Studies)

This book investigates what is driving Iran's nuclear weapons programme in a less-hostile regional environment, using a theory of protracted conflicts to explicate proliferation.

Iran’s nuclear weapons program has alarmed the international community since the 1990s, but has come to the forefront of international security...

CONCUR 2004 -- Concurrency Theory
CONCUR 2004 -- Concurrency Theory

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Concurrency Theory, CONCUR 2004, held in London, UK in August/September 2004.

The 29 revised full papers presented together with 4 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 134 submissions. Among the topics covered are concurrency...

The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology
The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

The conflict between good and evil can be found in every culture, mythical tradition, and religion throughout history. In many cases, the source of evil has been personified as demons or devils, and in many belief systems, both are considered to be real entities operating outside the boundaries of the physical world to torment people or lead...

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