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By Sebastian Schmidt

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Neuere Deutsche Literatur, be aware: 2,3, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Veranstaltung: Phantastische Kinder - und Jugendliteratur, four Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Christine Nöstlinger veröffentliche ihren Erfolgsroman Wir pfeifen auf den Gurkenkönig im Jahre 1972. Die im Roman thematisierte Abdankung der autoritären Erziehungsform steht im Kontext mit dem mentalgeschichtlichen Umbruch in der Literatur und dem Ende der Nachkriegsliteratur der siebziger Jahre. „Der aufklärerische, antiautoritäre Impetus jener Jahre ist bis in einige phantastische Figuren hinein spürbar [...].“1 Gerade in diesem Jahrzehnt erfährt die Kinder- und Jugendliteratur eine Revolution. Strukturelle Veränderungen in der Familie und politische Dimensionen in Bezug auf das Privatleben werden literarisch dargestellt.

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Download Displacement Economies in Africa: Paradoxes of Crisis and by Amanda Hammar PDF

By Amanda Hammar

Large-scale displacement - no matter if as a result of struggle, state-related political or improvement tasks, diverse varieties of political violence, structural situation, or maybe common failures - inspires many stereotyped assumptions approximately these forcibly displaced or emplaced. whilst there's a challenging loss of cognizance paid to the range of actors, ideas and practices that reshape the realm within the face (and persistent aftermath) of dramatic moments of violent dislocation. during this hugely unique quantity, in keeping with empirical case experiences from throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the authors display the paradoxical results, either meant and unforeseen, that displacement produces, and that appear themselves in displacement economies.

An very important contribution to a subject of growing to be scholarly and coverage interest.

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Download Principles of International Investment Law (Foundations of by Rudolf Dolzer,Christoph Schreuer PDF

By Rudolf Dolzer,Christoph Schreuer

This publication outlines the rules at the back of the foreign legislations of international funding. the main target is at the legislations ruled via bilateral and multilateral funding treaties. The e-book strains the aim, context and evolution of the clauses and provisions attribute of latest funding treaties, and analyses the case legislation examining the problems raised through commonplace clauses. specific attention is given to extensive treaty-rules whose knowing in perform has

mainly been formed via their interpretation and alertness by means of foreign tribunals. moreover, the e-book introduces the dispute cost mechanisms for implementing funding legislation, outlining the operation of nation vs. kingdom and Investor vs. country arbitration.

Combining a scientific analytical examine of the texts and ideas underlying funding legislation with a jurisprudential research of the case legislations coming up in overseas tribunals, this e-book deals a terrific advent to the foundations of foreign funding legislations and arbitration, for college kids or practitioners new to the field.

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Download Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade (MIT by Gabrielle Hecht PDF

By Gabrielle Hecht

Uranium from Africa has lengthy been a big resource of gas for nuclear strength and atomic guns, together with the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. In 2003, after the notorious "yellow cake from Niger," Africa abruptly turned infamous as a resource of uranium, an element of nuclear guns. yet did that admit Niger, or any of Africa's different uranium-producing international locations, to the opt for society of nuclear states? Does uranium itself count number as a nuclear factor? during this booklet, Gabrielle Hecht lucidly probes the query of what it ability for something--a nation, an item, an undefined, a workplace--to be "nuclear." Hecht exhibits that questions about being nuclear--a country that she calls "nuclearity"--lie on the middle of state-of-the-art worldwide nuclear order and the relationships among "developing international locations" (often former colonies) and "nuclear powers" (often former colonizers). Hecht enters African nuclear worlds, targeting miners and the occupational danger of radiation publicity. may well a mine be a nuclear office if (as in a few South African mines) its radiation degrees went undetected and unmeasured? With this ebook, Hecht is the 1st to place Africa within the nuclear global, and the nuclear international in Africa. through doing so, she remakes our realizing of the nuclear age.

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Download Murder in Mississippi: United States v. Price and the by Howard Ball PDF

By Howard Ball

Few episodes within the glossy civil rights circulate have been extra galvanizing or extra memorialized than the brutal murders of Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney—idealists wanting to safeguard and advertise the rights of black american citizens, even within the deep and intensely risky South. In motion pictures like Mississippi Burning and renowned folks songs, those younger males were honored as martyrs. having said that, the landmark felony dimensions in their homicide case have formerly remained mostly misplaced.

Howard Ball reminds us simply how difficult the prosecution of the murderers—all participants of the KKK—actually used to be. whilst the kingdom of Mississippi didn't indict them, the U.S. attempted to prosecute the case in federal district courtroom. The pass judgement on there, despite the fact that, governed that the government had no jurisdiction and so disregarded the case. whilst the U.S. appealed, the superb court docket unanimously overturned the reduce court docket determination, claiming that federal gurus did certainly have the facility to police civil rights violations in any country. usa v. rate (1967) therefore produced a landmark determination that signaled a seismic shift in American felony historical past and race kin, for it intended that neighborhood specialists may possibly not safeguard racist lawbreakers.

Ball weaves the stories of sufferers and perpetrators right into a unmarried compelling tale within which the felony strategy turns into as a lot own as political. Readers will learn the way deputy sheriff Cecil cost and his accomplices deliberate the execution of the younger freedom riders and the way prosecutors and judges introduced them to justice lower than conspiracy fees. alongside the best way, Ball introduces readers to a bunch of characters from the heyday of the civil rights era—with the NAACP, center, and SNCC on one facet, and the KKK and its fellow tourists at the different, and politicians sitting squarely at the fence.

Although to this present day the murderers have by no means confronted homicide fees, usa v. expense emphatically declared that the government may not tolerate the complicity of neighborhood and kingdom professionals within the suppression of the constitutional rights of southern blacks. As we technique the 40th anniversary of the murders in June 2004, Murder in Mississippi offers a well timed and telling reminder of the vigilance democracy calls for if its beliefs are to be totally realized.

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Download Wie wir für die Freiheit kämpften: Von stillen Heldinnen und by Rommel Roberts PDF

By Rommel Roberts

Im Jahr 1994 konnten erstmals alle Menschen in Südafrika ihre Regierung wählen. Nach Jahrzehnten einer unmenschlichen Politik wurde die Apartheid abgeschafft. Nelson Mandela und Desmond Tutu sind die bekanntesten Namen, die für den Befreiungskampf der schwarzen Bevölkerung stehen. Doch unzählige «stille Helden» haben durch ihren Widerstand die Verhältnisse verändert, oft unter Einsatz ihres eigenen Lebens. Rommel Roberts erzählt diese unerhörten Geschichten als Betroffener. Er beschreibt Bus-Boykotte, den Kampf gegen die Halskrausen-Morde und den Fall der Passgesetze. Er berichtet vom Aufstand gegen die Zwangsumsiedlungen, die Rassentrennung und die Polizeigewalt in den Townships und Homelands, wo jede und jeder ums Überleben kämpfte. Durch Solidarität, kreative Aktionen und Gewaltlosigkeit wurde dem weißen Regime die Stirn geboten und das Fundament für ein neues Südafrika gelegt. Rommel Roberts erzählt auf berührende Weise vom Mut und den Visionen der «kleinen Leute», die ihrer Überzeugung Taten folgen ließen. Zusammen mit dem ausführlichen Glossar und einer Zeittafel wird diese Erstveröffentlichung zu einem einzigartigen Dokument der jüngsten Geschichte Südafrikas.

«Dieses Buch handelt von einfachen Menschen, die durch ihren Glauben und ihre Taten entscheidende Veränderungen bewirkt haben. Gott sei Dank erzählt Rommel Roberts jetzt manche dieser Geschichten sie haben mich tief berührt.»

Desmond Tutu (Friedensnobelpreisträger)

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Download Civil Procedure in a Nutshell, 7th by Mary Kane PDF

By Mary Kane

principles of civil process govern every thing that occurs outdoor of legal court cases. This Nutshell presents a street map to navigating civil approach ideas and is helping construct a starting place for realizing the general photo. issues mentioned comprise easy methods to decide upon the correct courtroom, pretrial and trial coaching, adjudication, judgments, appeals, and really good multiparty/multiclaim proceedings.

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Download Plain Language Legal Writing (Plain Language Wizardry Book by Cheryl Stephens PDF

By Cheryl Stephens

simple Language felony Writing, via Cheryl Stephens, is an entire consultant to wash, certain and comprehensible criminal writing.

She begins with the fundamentals of simple language and why it concerns, and instantly delves into the paintings of pondering, and the way your considering is mirrored on your writing.

Thinking is step one in speaking. winning writers dedicate the main component to their time to the considering or incubation level since it is during this level that you just become aware of what your genuine message is.

So many books offer you suggestion that seems to be hole: "know your audience," "structure your writing." the genuine energy in simple Language criminal Writing is how, all through, Ms. Stephens offers transparent directions on easy methods to accomplish what she's recommending. rather than simply telling you to plot what you are going to write, she walks you step by step in the course of the making plans. rather than telling you to contemplate your viewers sooner than writing, she describes intimately the types of audiences a criminal record may need (more than you'll expect!) and the way to most sensible meet their needs.

The booklet is split into 4 components. half one, approximately writing and verbal exchange, rather specializes in readability. Chapters hide making plans, study, association, and critique, all with the reader in brain. half is set the writing itself, placing jointly sentences and paragraphs. One a laugh bankruptcy covers the horrors of conventional felony writing, and the way you could keep away from them. half 3 covers the practicalities, codecs for particular forms of criminal records together with memorandums and letters of opinion. It additionally offers tips about find out how to supply undesirable information, and the way to visually current info for the easiest reception. finally, half 4 deals assets and references for extra learning.

Plain Language criminal Writing might help you produce files that folks are keen to learn and ready to understand.

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Download Die „unerhörte Begebenheit“ in der „Hundenovelle“ von Marion by Maja Büttner PDF

By Maja Büttner

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Neuere Deutsche Literatur, , Veranstaltung: "Unerhörte Begebenheiten? Wiederholungen nur." - Neue Novellen, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Mit Hunden verbinden Tierliebhaber normalerweise eine gewisse Leichtigkeit und Lebensfreude, aber auch Arbeit und viel Zeitaufwendung. Für die meisten stellen die Vierbeiner einen fest verankerten Teil der Familie dar, der gepflegt und behütet wird.

Nicht so bei Marion Poschmanns Protagonistin: In der „Hundenovelle“ wird ein Ausschnitt ihres Lebens erzählt, welcher durch das plötzliche Auftauchen und Aufdrängen eines schwarzen Hundes aus den Fugen gerät.
Die Hauptdarstellerin, deren identify nicht genannt wird und die sehr zurückgezogen lebt, fühlt sich durch den Hund zunehmend in ihrer Privatsphäre gestört und sogar belästigt, bis sie ihn schließlich aus ihrem Leben verbannt.
Diese Störung des Normalzustandes beschreibt ein gängiges Kennzeichen der Novelle und trägt nach Goethe den Namen „unerhörte Begebenheit“.
Jene Begebenheit gilt als eines der Hauptmerkmale der Gattung.

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Download The Muse of Anomy: Essays on Literature and the Humanities by Femi Osofisan PDF

By Femi Osofisan

The Muse of Anomy is a set of essays compiled from 40 years of addresses and lectures by means of the celebrated Nigerian author and student Femi Osofisan, who additionally is going by way of the pen identify Okinba Launko.

Coming from one of many significant figures of the modern literary scene in Africa, those essays are candid, thought-provoking, and scintillating.  They display the workings of a stressed, delicate brain that's deeply perceptive, interrogating an in depth variety of authors and works throughout area and time, studying concepts, and highlighting either the failed and heroic moments in contemporary Nigerian history.

Every web page arrests the reader with its humor and compelling eloquence; each sentence reverberates with the author’s passionate dedication to the arrival of a higher society in Africa, and opposed to the demons of her present political nightmare. certainly, learn jointly, the essays represent a type of bible of literary activism, anchored on Osofisan’s abiding religion within the perform of paintings as an ethical and humanistic vocation, and consequently as a strategically important entrance in humankind’s perpetual fight for happiness.

This publication is a part of the African international sequence, edited by means of Toyin Falola, Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair within the Humanities, collage of Texas at Austin.

“Osofisan is a author of serious eloquence, robust conviction, and profound humor, and this volume—which represents nearly forty years of public lectures and presentations—consistently demonstrates those traits...Summing up: hugely suggested. Upper-division undergraduates although school; normal readers.” — ok. J. Wetmore, CHOICE magazine

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