Download Arithmetic and Geometry Around Hypergeometric Functions: by Rolf-Peter Holzapfel,Muhammed Uludag,M. Yoshida PDF

By Rolf-Peter Holzapfel,Muhammed Uludag,M. Yoshida

This quantity contains lecture notes, survey and examine articles originating from the CIMPA summer time tuition mathematics and Geometry round Hypergeometric features held at Galatasaray college, Istanbul, June 13-25, 2005. It covers a variety of themes concerning hypergeometric features, hence giving a vast standpoint of the state-of-the-art within the field.

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Download Social Policy for an Aging Society: A Human Rights by Carole B., PhD Cox PDF

By Carole B., PhD Cox

As humans age, they're at elevated chance of getting their simple human rights threatened or violated. whilst age is perceived as incompetence, it might probably simply bring about discrimination that affects human rights. in line with the idea that social coverage needs to mirror human rights rules, this graduate-level textbook perspectives the demanding situations linked to getting older as possibilities for coverage improvement that stresses the rights of older adults instead of wishes. The textual content distinguishes among “needs” and “rights” and describes these rules and prone that most sensible make sure that the rights of older adults are literally met—particularly courses that let humans to stay of their personal groups to allow them to reap the benefits of persisted integration and participation in society. concerns and demanding situations surrounding such efforts, and gaps in social regulations confronted by way of particular subsets of older humans, are significantly examined.

The publication first analyzes present getting older regulations and rights and considers the Older american citizens Act as a easy coverage framework. With a watch to selling independence, the ebook discusses problems with source of revenue, housing, transportation, future health, and residential care and what constitutes a “livable community,” in addition to rules that advertise health and concentrate on fighting senior abuse and exploitation. demanding situations confronted through older employees are lined, as are matters specific to family members caregivers, older ladies, and grandparents as caregivers. Gaps in social rules for LG BT seniors and older contributors of particular ethnic teams are mentioned. specific consciousness is given to worldwide matters and getting older guidelines in assorted international locations and the ways that they mirror human rights matters. every one bankruptcy concludes with probing dialogue questions for lecture room use.


  • Presents a human rights framework for getting older policy
  • Distinguishes among wishes and rights of older persons
  • Focuses on regulations and courses which could support older humans to stay within the community
  • Explores the problems and demanding situations of particular older populations
  • Discusses worldwide responses and matters in regards to older folks and human rights

Carole B. Cox, MSW, PhD, is professor on the Graduate institution of Social carrier, Fordham collage. She is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of the US and a Fulbright student. She is the writer of greater than 50 magazine articles and chapters facing a variety of facets of getting older and caregiving, with large study on caregivers for people with dementia, their wishes, and their use of prone. Her contemporary paintings features a learn of the influence of dementia at the office. Her caregiving examine additionally contains that of grandparents elevating grandchildren, resulting in the improvement of a curriculum, Empowering Grandparents elevating Grandchildren: a coaching guide for team Leaders (Springer Publishing corporation, 2000). She is the editor of To Grandmother’s condo We move and remain: views on Custodial Grandparents (Springer Publishing corporation, 2000). Her different books contain Home deal with the aged: a world Perspective, coauthored with Abraham Monk (1991); The Frail aged: difficulties, wishes, and neighborhood Responses (1993); Ethnicity and Social paintings Practice, coauthored with Paul Ephross (1998); Community deal with an getting older Society: regulations and Services (Springer Publishing corporation, 2005); and Dementia and Social paintings Practice (Springer Publishing corporation, 2007).

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Download Race, Gender, and Class in the Tea Party: What the Movement by Meghan A. Burke PDF

By Meghan A. Burke

It has been all too tempting to symbolize the Tea get together as an irrational, racist, astro-turf move composed of individuals who're operating to subvert their very own fiscal pursuits. Race, Gender, and sophistication within the Tea Party unearths a far messier and masses extra attention-grabbing research of this circulate. Drawing upon in-depth interviews with organizers and fieldwork at conservative crusade trainings and conventions, its wealthy ethnographic info explores how the energetic fogeys during this stream, particularly organizers in a single Midwestern kingdom, comprehend their global, and the way they act on that foundation to alter it. As this e-book will exhibit, such a lot Tea social gathering organizers do depend upon deeply wrong understandings of race and class—either believing wholeheartedly in myths, or confining their analyses to the slim limits of the conservative media procedure. but, Tea social gathering racism is just American racism.

Race, Gender, and sophistication within the Tea Party finds the complexities and contradictions inherent during this stream, the place organizers try to reconcile their own reports with their conservative politics. finally, those dynamics demonstrate as a lot approximately us because it does concerning the Tea occasion. it truly is bound to problem all of our politics, and particularly our scholarly considering, concerning the flow, and gives a direction towards actual conversations approximately our collective destiny within the United States.

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Download Sacred Fire: Torah from the Years of Fury 1939-1942 by Kalonymus Kalmish Shapira,Deborah Miller,Hershy J. Worch PDF

By Kalonymus Kalmish Shapira,Deborah Miller,Hershy J. Worch

Sacred fireplace: Torah from the Years of Fury (1939-1942) includes commentaries on each one weekly Torah element. it's also a couple of long sermons brought at the significant Jewish fairs in addition to a couple of discourses alluding to humans enjoyed and misplaced. simply because writing isn't really approved at the Sabbath, those "words of Torah" have been transcribed from reminiscence, after the Sabbath or pageant had ended. even though the pages of Sacred Fire aren't stained with the names of its author's tormentors, there are many references to old occasions during which parallels may be drawn. Rabbi Shapira usually refers, for instance, to the binding of Isaac and the martyrdom of Rabbi Akiba. Sacred Fire types a non secular, religious reaction to the Holocaust that speaks from the center of the darkness. In doing so, it could actually shape the foundation for what may at some point develop into Judaism's formal liturgical reaction to the occasions that happened in the course of these years of fury.

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Download Gender, Work, and Economy: Unpacking the Global Economy by Heidi Gottfried PDF

By Heidi Gottfried

This enticing new textual content makes use of a feminist lens to crack open the usually hidden worlds of gender and paintings, addressing enduring questions about how structural inequalities are produced and why they persist. Making obvious the social relationships that force the worldwide financial system, the booklet explores how financial ameliorations not just switch the best way we paintings, yet how we are living our lives.

The complete quantity of adjusting styles of employment and the present monetary concern can't be absolutely understood within the confines of slim conceptions of labor and economic climate. Feminists tackle this shortcoming via constructing either a concept and a political circulate aimed toward unveiling the facility kin inherent in outdated and new sorts of paintings. through delivering an research of gender, paintings, and the financial system, Heidi Gottfried brings to mild the various faces of energy from the bed room to the boardroom. A dialogue of globalization is threaded in the course of the ebook to discover the influence of accelerating worldwide interconnections, and vibrant case experiences are incorporated, from industrialized nations akin to the united states and the worldwide towns of latest York, London, and Tokyo, in addition to from constructing international locations and the rising worldwide towns of Beijing, Shanghai, and Dubai.

This entire research of gender and paintings in a world economic system, incorporating sociology, geography, and political economic climate views, may be a valued better half to scholars in gender reports and around the social sciences extra generally.

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Download Who by Fire, Who by Water: Un'taneh Tokef (Prayers of Awe) by PhD, Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman,Merri Lovinger Arian,Tony PDF

By PhD, Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman,Merri Lovinger Arian,Tony Bayfield,Marc Zvi Brettler,Sharon Brous,Erica Brown,Ruth Durchslag,Edward Feinstein,Elyse D. Frishman,Andrew Goldstein,Joel M. Hoffman,Delphine Horvilleur,Elie Kaunfer,Karyn D. Kedar,Lawrence Kushne

The such a lot debatable prayer of the Jewish New Year—what it capacity, who wrote it, why we are saying it.

Over 40 members who span 3 continents and all significant Jewish denominations study Un'taneh Tokef’s theology, authorship, and poetry via a suite of full of life commentaries. women and men, students and rabbis, artists and poets hint the historical past of Un’taneh Tokef and fasten the prayer to its biblical and rabbinic roots. They strive against with the non-public and neighborhood influence of its deeply relocating imagery, probe its haunting message of human mortality, and consider its demand sanctity, transformation and renewal.

Prayers of Awe: A multi-volume sequence designed to discover the excessive Holy Day liturgy and enhance the praying adventure for everyone—whether skilled worshipers or visitors who come across Jewish prayer for the first actual time.


Merri Lovinger Arian

Rabbi Tony Bayfield, DD

Rabbi Sharon Brous

Dr. Marc Brettler

Dr. Erica Brown

Rabbi Ruth Durchslag, PsyD

Rabbi Edward Feinstein

Rabbi Elyse D. Frishman

Rabbi Andrew Goldstein, PhD

Dr. Joel M. Hoffman

Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur

Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar

Dr. Reuven Kimelman

Rabbi Lawrence Kushner

Rabbi Noa Kushner

Rabbi Daniel Landes

Rabbi Ruth Langer, PhD

Liz Lerman

Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Catherine Madsen

Rabbi Jonathan Magonet, PhD

Rabbi Dalia Marx, PhD

Ruth Messinger

Rabbi Charles H. Middleburgh, PhD

Rabbi Rachel Nussbaum

Rabbi Aaron Panken, PhD

Rabbi Or N. Rose

Rabbi Marc Saperstein, PhD

Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

Rabbi Jonathan P. Slater, DMin

Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek

Rabbi David Stern

Rabbi David A. Teutsch, PhD

Rabbi Gordon Tucker, PhD

Dr. Ellen M. Umansky

Rabbi Avraham Weiss

Rabbi Margaret Moers Wenig, DD

Dr. Ron Wolfson

Rabbi David J. Wolpe

Rabbi Daniel G. Zemel

Dr. Wendy Zierler

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Download Gender in Science Fiction Films, 1964–1979: A Critical Study by Bonnie Noonan PDF

By Bonnie Noonan

The Fifties period of technological know-how fiction movie successfully ended whilst area flight grew to become a truth with the 1st manned orbit of Earth in 1962. because the genre’s wildly speculative depictions of technology and expertise gave option to extra reality-based representations, family members among female and male characters mirrored the altering political and social climates of the era.
Drawing on serious analyses, movie studies and cultural commentaries, this publication examines the advance of technology fiction movie and its representations of gender, from the groundbreaking movies of 1968—including 2001: an area Odyssey, Barbarella and Planet of the Apes—through its frequently ignored “Middle Period,” including such motion pictures as Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), The Stepford Wives (1975) and A Boy and His Dog (1975).
the writer examines intersections of gender and race in The Omega Man (1971) and Frogs (1972), gender and dystopia in Soylent Green (1973) and Logan’s Run (1976), and gender and pcs in Demon Seed (1977). The big-budget movies of the past due 1970s—Close Encounters of the 3rd type, Alien and Star Wars—are additionally discussed.

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Download C*-algebras and Elliptic Theory II: No. 2 (Trends in by Dan Burghelea,Richard Melrose,Alexander S. PDF

By Dan Burghelea,Richard Melrose,Alexander S. Mishchenko,Evgenij V. Troitsky

This ebook contains a set of unique, refereed learn and expository articles on elliptic elements of geometric research on manifolds, together with singular, foliated and non-commutative areas. the themes lined comprise the index of operators, torsion invariants, K-theory of operator algebras and L2-invariants. There are contributions from prime experts, and the ebook continues an inexpensive stability among learn, expository and combined papers.

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Download Brandschutz in Altenheimen und Altenpflegeheimen (German by Rainer Jaspers PDF

By Rainer Jaspers

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Soziologie - adjust, , Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Wir werden bunter, älter und weniger. In dieser Kürze kann der demografische Wandel in Deutschland zusammengefasst werden.
Wir leben in einer schrumpfenden Gesellschaft, die Lebensstile differenzieren und pluralisieren sich zunehmen. Wir erleben insgesamt eine deutliche Überalterung, bei der der Anteil der Älteren und insbesondere der Anteil der Hochaltrigen an der Gesamtbevölkerung deutlich zunehmen werden. Nach Schätzungen der Bertelsmannstiftung und des Kuratoriums Deutsche Altershilfe sind ohne einen Strategiewechsel in der Unterbringungspolitik jedes Jahr mehrere Tausend neue Heimplätze (bis zum Jahre 2030 bis zu 800.000 Pflegeplätze) zu schaffen.
Gleichzeitig erleben wir, dass tradierte Vorstellungen zur Unterbringung der Älteren an Akzeptanz bei den Betroffenen verlieren. Die klassischen Antworten „zu Hause allein – oder ins Heim" sind als alleinige Angebote zur Unterbringung nicht mehr vermittelbar.
Gewünscht werden Wohnformen, bei denen der Wohncharakter dominiert, aber gleichzeitig eine Versorgungssicherheit aus Hilfs-, Betreuungs- und Pflegeangeboten gegeben ist. Weiterhin werden kleine Einheiten, die sich harmonisch in das Wohnquartier integrieren, bevorzugt.
Im Ergebnis werden sowohl quantitative als auch qualitative Erweiterungen bei den Wohnangeboten für ältere Menschen benötigt.
As diesem Grund wurde die soziale Wohnraumförderung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen als erstes Bundesland konsequent auf die Belange und Bedürfnisse einer älter werdenden Gesellschaft ausgerichtet.

neue Wohnformen
Wohn- und Lebensqualität im adjust mit
bezahlbarem Brandschutz und Sicherheit
Erfahrungen aus Bränden der Feuerwehren berücksichtigen
organisatorischer Brandschutz – eine Aufgabe für die Heimleitung und das Pflegepersonal
mögliche schutzzielorientierte Lösungsansätze bei Neubauten

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Download Kabbala, Qliphoth und die Goetische Magie (German Edition) by Thomas Karlsson PDF

By Thomas Karlsson

Kabbala, Qliphoth und die Goetische Magie ist ein einzigartiges Buch über Philosophie, Psychologie, faith und Magie. Dieses Buch ist das Ergebnis jahrelanger Studien zu den besagten Themen. Das Buch ist nicht nur eine praktische Einführung in die Magie, sondern stellt die kabbalistische Philosophie in grundlegender Weise dar. Das Hauptthema dieses Buches ist die Erforschung der Qliphoth und der dunklen Mysterien, jener Teil der westlichen Mystik, der lange Zeit verdrängt wurde. Anstatt die dunkle Seite zu ignorieren oder zu verleugnen, enthüllt der Autor, wie der Mensch Schritt für Schritt seinen Schatten kennen lernen und dadurch mehr über sich selbst erfahren kann. Durch die Erforschung statt der Verdrängung des Schattens kann dieser von einer zerstörerischen in eine schöpferische Kraft umgewandelt werden. Das Buch beschreibt das kabbalistische image des "Baum des Lebens", die zehn Sephiroth und die zweiundzwanzig Pfade, die mit verschiedenen Aspekten der menschlichen Psyche korrespondieren. Als erstes Buch seiner paintings stellt Kabbalah, Qliphoth und die Goetische Magie auch die dunkle Seite der Kabbalah vor, den "Baum des Wissens", die zehn Qliphoth und die zweiundzwanzig Tunnel, die die Nachtseite der Existenz durchlaufen. Das Buch befasst sich mit dem challenge des Bösen, dem Symbolgehalt hinter der Geschichte vom Fall Luzifers und dem Schöpfungsprozess des Menschen nach der kabbalistischen Philosophie. Die in diesem Buch dargestellten Theorien werden mit einigen Praktiken und Beispielen für Rituale verknüpft; Meditationen und magische Übungen finden sich ebenso wie okkulte Korrespondenzen. Viele von diesen stammen aus der Literatur der schwarzen Künste, welche ein Jahrhunderte lang verbotener Teil der Europäischen Kultur war.

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