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Europe Observed by Joao de Pina-Cabral, John Campbelld

By Joao de Pina-Cabral, John Campbelld

Analyzing the issues confronted by means of social anthropologists within the research of eu groups, this publication presents a severe exam of the strategy of player commentary in a interval of post-structuralist theories which query the potential of objectivity in social examine. specific awareness is paid to the matter of integrating the facts of historic files and oral histories with the knowledge of latest commentary. different difficulties mentioned contain how the anthropologist should still strategy the examine of enormous scale groups and relate them to wider nationwide societies and the way the intercourse, age, type and temperament of the anthropologist may possibly restrict, or distort, what in a point should always be a private perspective.

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Psychiatrie, droits de l'homme et défense des usagers en by Philippe Bernardet

By Philippe Bernardet

Cet ouvrage met en ?vidence les fondements des principaux syst?mes l?gislatifs europ?ens concernant l'hospitalisation, le traitement, l. a. vie hors de l'h?pital, le suivi des malades mentaux, l'organisation g?n?rale du soin psychiatrique, dans leurs rapports, souvent complexes, avec le traitement de los angeles dangerosit? et le maintien de l'ordre public. Sommaire : De l'exclusion ? l'acc?s aux soins et ? los angeles dignit? du malade; Principales l?gislations europ?ennes et crit?res de contrainte; Les pouvoirs du juge et l. a. contrainte de soins en Europe; Le recours au droit dans les diff?rents will pay du conseil de l'Europe; L'apport des principes du droit foreign; Les difficult?s d'acc?s aux organes europ?ens de contr?le; Quelques conseils pratiques pour l'acc?s aux organes de los angeles conference europ?enne; Le rayonnement de l. a. jurisprudence de l. a. conference europ?enne sur los angeles r?alit? juridique des ?tats membres.

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Editing the nation's memory: textual scholarship and by Dirk van Hulle, Joseph Theodoor Leerssen

By Dirk van Hulle, Joseph Theodoor Leerssen

Europe's geographical regions emerged from a fancy of nineteenth-century advancements during which cultural consciousness-raising performed a formative position. The nineteenth-century mirrored image on Europe's nationwide identities concerned a re-inventory and revalorisation of the vernacular cultural previous and, especially, the nation's literary historical past. in every single place in Europe, foundational texts (including medieval epics and romances, historic legislation and chronicles) have been retrieved from their imprecise repositories. In new, revealed versions, ready in keeping with the rising educational criteria of textual scholarship, they have been appropriated, contested and canonised as public symbols of the nation's permanence in historical past. This frequently overlooked, yet crucially vital Europe-wide means of 'editing the nation's reminiscence' concerned outdated states and rising international locations, huge and small nations, metropolitan and peripheral areas; it straddled politics, the educational professionalization of textual scholarship and of the human sciences, and literary flavor. This selection of reviews by means of impressive experts bargains a comparative synopsis on exemplary instances from all corners of the eu continent.

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Legal Responses to Football Hooliganism in Europe by Anastassia Tsoukala, Geoff Pearson, Peter T.M. Coenen

By Anastassia Tsoukala, Geoff Pearson, Peter T.M. Coenen

This ebook brings jointly a couple of views on how diversified ecu states have replied to the phenomenon of soccer crowd affliction and violence, or “hooliganism”. It applies a comparative felony technique, with a specific specialise in civil and human rights, to investigate household laws, policing and judicial responses to the matter of “football hooliganism” in Europe.
Academics and lawyers from 8 diversified ecu nations introduce and examine different techniques and draw jointly universal issues and difficulties from their numerous jurisdictions. they give insights into the interactions among (domestic) politicians, legislation enforcers and activities authorities.
The booklet is necessary studying for students and practitioners within the fields of legislations, activities legislation, sociology and criminology, and for all these thinking about questions of legislation enforcement and human rights. whereas it completely matches the curriculum for postgraduate reports within the fields pointed out, it's also hugely steered as secondary studying for undergraduate students.
Dr. Anastassia Tsoukala is tenured affiliate Professor on the college of Paris XI, France. Dr. Geoff Pearson is Senior Lecturer in felony legislation on the college of Manchester’s legislation university, Manchester, uk. Dr. Peter Coenen used to be Assistant Professor of legislation at Maastricht college within the Netherlands.

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The Lordship of the Isles by Richard D. Oram

By Richard D. Oram

Within the Lordship of the Isles, twelve experts provide new insights at the upward push and fall of the MacDonalds of Islay and the best Gaelic lordship of later medieval Scotland. Portrayed ordinarilly as both the independently-minded final nice buyers of Scottish Gaelic tradition or as harmful opponents to the Stewart kings for mastery of Scotland, this assortment navigates via such adverse views to reconsider the politics, tradition, society and connections of Highland and Hebridean Scotland from the fourteenth to 16th centuries. It supplies a compelling account of a land and folks stuck actually and figuratively among worlds, these of the Atlantic and mainland Scotland, and of Gaelic and Anglophone tradition.

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The Irish Experience Since 1800: A Concise History by Lawrence J. McCaffrey, Thomas E. Hachey

By Lawrence J. McCaffrey, Thomas E. Hachey

This wealthy and readable background of contemporary eire covers the political, social, monetary, highbrow, and cultural dimensions of the country's improvement from the origins of the Irish query to the current day. a brand new introductory bankruptcy surveys the interval from Conquest to Union; a brand new concluding bankruptcy takes eire from the Belfast contract into the twenty-first century

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The Norman Campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108 by Georgios Theotokis

By Georgios Theotokis

The Norman growth in eleventh-century Europe used to be a move of large old value, which observed women and men from the duchy of Normandy settling in England, Italy, Sicily and the center East. The Norman institution within the South is especially attention-grabbing, since it represents the tale of some hundred mercenaries who controlled to set up a principality within the Mediterranean that might later increase in to the dominion of Sicily. during this e-book the writer examines the conflict of 2 assorted "military cultures" - the Normans and the Byzantines - in a single theatre of battle - the Balkans. it's the first examine up to now of the army association of the Norman and Byzantine states within the Mediterranean, and in their total options and their army strategies within the battlefield. it's also the 1st to ascertain the way every one army tradition reacted and tailored to the concepts and strategies of its enemies in Italy and the Balkans. the writer heavily follows the campaigns carried out by means of the Normans within the Byzantine provinces of Illyria and Macedonia and their battles opposed to Imperial armies commanded by way of the Byzantine Emperor. He additionally examines the ways that the Italian-Norman and Byzantine army platforms differed, and their relative efficiencies. Dr Georgios Theotokis is Assistant Professor of eu background at Fatih collage, Istanbul.

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The Promised Lands. The Low Countries Under Burgundian Rule, by Wim Blockmans, Walter Prevenier, Edward Peters, Lizabeth

By Wim Blockmans, Walter Prevenier, Edward Peters, Lizabeth Fackelmans

They have been, within the phrases of 1 modern observer, "the Promised Lands." In all of Europe, in simple terms Northern Italy may perhaps rival the industrial energy and cultural wealth of the Low international locations within the later center Ages.

In The Promised Lands, Wim Blockmans and Walter Prevenier hint the kin among the cultural and fiscal advancements of the Low nations and the political evolution of the zone less than the rule of thumb of the dukes of Burgundy. Combining political, diplomatic, administrative, fiscal, social, inventive, and cultural background, Blockmans and Prevenier have synthesized the latest examine at the subject—much of it their own—to produce the main available and authoritative booklet in English at the subject.

This is an up to date and revised translation of a vintage paintings first released in 1988, now elevated and reoriented towards a broader foreign readership.9

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Uncertain futures : essays about the Irish past for Roy by Senia Paseta

By Senia Paseta

This quantity has been produced to mark the retirement of Roy Foster from the Carroll Professorship of Irish heritage on the college of Oxford, and to mark his outstanding profession as a historian, literary critic, and public highbrow. It comprises twenty 3 essays contributed through a few of the top historians of recent eire, together with students whose paintings has motivated Roy Foster's personal examine, major Irish historians who've inspired and feature been inspired via Foster, and more youthful students who have been supervised and/or mentored by means of Roy and whose paintings he vastly admires. Essays chart Foster's occupation whereas reflecting on advancements within the box of Irish heritage writing, educating, and learn because the Seventies. Focussing at the historical past of eire due to the fact 1800, those essays disguise a large spectrum of themes and concepts together with features of the Irish land query, generational and highbrow tensions, political biography, and social and cultural change.

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