By Judith S. McGuire
By Ilse Modelmog
Dr. Ilse Modelmog ist Hochschullehrerin für Soziologie an der Universität Oldenburg.
By Muthoni Likimani
By Wilfrid H. Snape and G. Chandler (Auth.)
By Karlheinz Koppe
Der Autor untersucht in diesem Buch das Phänomen des Friedens direkt und nicht, wie es sonst häufig der Fall ist, über seinen Gegenpol, den Krieg.
Die Ausgangsthese lautet, dass die Friedensidee so alt ist wie die menschliche Zivilisation. Der Autor stellt die Belege vor, die zeigen, wie die Menschen in den einzelnen belegten Kulturen über den Frieden gedacht haben.
Im Anschluss an die Darstellung der Geschichte der Friedensvorstellungen folgt eine Dokumentation der Friedenswissenschaften im 20. Jahrhundert.
Im Anhang sind dazu wichtige friedenswissenschaftliche Texte und Dokumente abgedruckt.
By Michel Foucault
Why has there been such an explosion of debate approximately intercourse within the west because the seventeenth century. right here, one in all France's maximum intellectuals explores the evolving social, monetary and political forces that experience formed our attitudes to intercourse. In a booklet that's immediately debatable and seductive, Foucault describes how we're within the strategy of creating a technology of intercourse that is dedicated to the research of wish instead of the rise of delight.
By Ansley J. Coale
This moment version of neighborhood version lifestyles Tables and reliable Populations comprises an extension in diversity of the unique tables, an extension that would be quite worthy in purposes to populations with low mortality. within the first version, the version tables terminated with an open period starting at age eighty, for people and deaths. occasionally deaths and populations past age eighty are of little demographic curiosity simply because there are so few survivors to age eighty at reasonable to excessive mortality, and since just a very small fraction of the inhabitants is located at complex a while in populations with excessive fertility. despite the fact that, within the lowest mortality version existence tables, "the share surviving from delivery to age eighty is over 50%, and in low-fertility populations the fraction of the inhabitants over eighty will be resembling the fraction below 10. The absence of knowledge above age eighty within the first version is consequently a possible handicap in purposes to trendy low mortality populations. additionally, the top expectation of existence at beginning represented within the first version of version existence tables (77 half years) has been handed in numerous countries." within the moment variation, "the lifestyles tables and strong populations are tabulated by means of five-year age durations to age a hundred, in all however the optimum mortality degrees, within which the final five-year tabulation is from ninety to ninety five. the best expectation of existence at delivery is now eighty years (for women) instead of 77.5." A awake determination has been made to prevent pointless adjustments from the 1st variation. "The tables offered listed below are primary kinds: version lifestyles tables and version sturdy populations.