Category «Social Sciences»

Download Die Logik direkter Demokratie by Sabine Jung PDF

By Sabine Jung

In diesem Buch wird erstmals eine ausgearbeitete Theorie über den Zusammenhang zwischen direktdemokratischen Verfahren und den jeweiligen politischen Systemen, in denen diese vorkommen können, vorgelegt. Die Autorin beantwortet die Frage: Welche direktdemokratischen Verfahren sind mit welchen Typen der Demokratie kompatibel? Hierfür entwickelt sie nicht nur eine neue Demokratietypologie, sie kann auch eine theoretisch fundierte Lösung zur Debatte über direkte Demokratie in der Bundesrepublik anbieten. Plötzlich wird klar, warum bestimmte Kombinationen perfekt miteinander harmonieren. Und war-um direkte Demokratie in anderen Fällen notwendigerweise zum sy-stemgefährdenden Störfall werden muß. Wichtige Fingerzeige für alle politischen Kräfte weltweit, die mehr Bürgerbeteiligung fordern.

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Download Theatres. Planning Guidance for Design and Adaptation by Roderick Ham PDF

By Roderick Ham

The necessity for individuals to occasion and revel in stay leisure exists in each tradition. No urban, city or collage is entire with out its areas of meeting. the shape that those structures takes varies drastically, yet all of them have convinced rules in universal, no matter what their scale and whether they're new structures or conversions or refurbishment of outdated premises.

Drawing on a wealth of workmanship, this illustrated booklet, produced along side the organization of British Theatre Technicians, examines intimately each one functionality and requirement of a theatre construction and offers technical information on reaching the simplest effects

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Download Community Rehabilitation Services for People with by Orv C. Karan PDF

By Orv C. Karan

This paintings bargains with the group revolution in incapacity companies that has been occuring within the united states, which includes a basic switch within the approach pros and companies relate to people with disabilities and their households. It covers present concept and practices within the box of incapacity and gives an advent to the current brooding about "paradigm shift" in incapacity companies. The textual content additionally incorporates a historical past of rehabilitation companies and areas the neighborhood revolution in incapacity remedy in viewpoint. Practices from the entire quite a few prone that deal with individuals with disabilites also are lined

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Download Die Grüne-Gentechnik-Debatte: Der Einfluss von Sprache auf by Birgit Freitag PDF

By Birgit Freitag

Am Beispiel der Grünen-Gentechnik-Debatte zeigt Birgit Freitag die Macht der Sprache bei der Wissensherstellung über einen umstrittenen Sachverhalt auf. Sie beschreibt die von den Akteuren verfolgten Strategien, um deren place im Diskurs durchzusetzen, und verdeutlicht damit, dass nicht nur das Wissen, das ein Akteur über einen umstrittenen Sachverhalt weitergibt, sondern auch ganz besonders die paintings und Weise der Vermittlung einen entscheidenden Einfluss auf das über diesen Sachverhalt entstehende Wissen hat.

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Download Studies in the Theory of Ideology by John B. Thompson PDF

By John B. Thompson

In this quantity John B. Thompson examines the various notable modern contributions to the research of ideology. He focuses totally on eu social theorists and philosophers, supplying concise and demanding value determinations in their paintings. as well as assessing the contributions of the well known thinkers, comparable to Habermas and Ricoeur, Thompson introduces the reader to a wealthy number of authors who've been overlooked within the English-speaking international: Cornelius Castoriadis, Claude Lefort, Pierre Bourdieu, Michel Pecheux, Jean Pierre Faye.

The paintings of those authors is analysed with a confident aim:? via a sympathetic evaluate in their views.  Thompson formulates the weather of a singular account of ideology. by way of addressing noticeable and methodological matters in addition to summary questions of justification and critique, this account seeks to combine sociological and philosophical concerns in a unified framework for the research of ideology. Studies within the concept of Ideology should be crucial examining for a person drawn to an important advancements in ecu philosophy and smooth social thought.

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