Download E-books Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues PDF

By Sandra Harding

"In this assortment, Sandra Harding deals a huge spectrum of feminist research... an incisive introduction... With this assortment, Harding bargains an summary of chances to scholars and practising social scientists whose questions lie outdoors the dominant traditions of inquiry... " -- Harvard academic Review"The caliber of the essays, plus that of the advent and assortment, commend this ebook to either the reader who might discover those matters and she/he who might understand more." -- magazine of apprehensive and psychological DiseaseIn this assortment, Sandra Harding interrogates a number of the vintage essays from the final fifteen years of feminist social technological know-how literature in an effort to discover the fundamental and troubling questions about technological know-how and social adventure, gender, and politics which they increase. A invaluable creation to an important methodological and epistemological concerns.

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Download E-books Der vergessene Frieden: Friedensvorstellungen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart (Friedens- und Konfliktforschung) (German Edition) PDF

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.

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Download E-books FEMA Incident Action Planning Guide (January 2012) PDF

This advisor is meant to advertise the effectiveness of FEMA incident operations through standardizing the incident motion making plans method. The advisor explains the ICS incident motion making plans procedure, describes how FEMA applies it on all FEMA incidents, defines the categorical roles and tasks of a number of the gamers, and establishes criteria for incident motion making plans on FEMA incidents. This advisor additionally communicates to FEMA’s companions the main points of ways the employer conducts the incident motion making plans procedure. This consultant can be meant to function a reference for incident group of workers and to supply the foundation for FEMA incident motion making plans staffing and workout. ultimately, this consultant informs the mandatory education, place job books, and improvement of classes for the positions of the FEMA Qualification procedure. The Federal Emergency administration Agency’s (FEMA) fundamental venture is to minimize the death and estate and defend the kingdom from all risks. whilst FEMA turns into focused on an incident, it's because the scope and scale of the incident necessitates Federal guidance. while FEMA is engaged, officers from the kingdom and native executive also are concerned in addition to nongovernmental agencies (NG0s), parts of the non-public region, and—more than likely—other Federal departments and firms. making sure that the efforts of all gamers are coordinated and synchronized to accomplish the simplest effects is the activity of incident administration. it's also the explanation that the nationwide Incident administration process and the Incident Command procedure (ICS) exist. The incident motion making plans method presents a device to synchronize operations on the incident point and guarantees that incident operations are performed in aid of incident targets. The iterative incident motion making plans approach presents FEMA and all interagency companions fascinated about incident administration operations the first instrument for coping with incidents. A disciplined method of making plans stages and collaboration classes fosters partnerships and obviously focuses incident operations. simply because incidents within which FEMA is engaged are advanced and intergovernmental and interagency, making use of the incident motion making plans method safely, constantly, and fully is key to the luck of incident operations. Disciplined software of the incident motion making plans approach produces optimistic results on incidents of all measurement and scope and keeps the in a different way perishable making plans talents of FEMA team of workers. whereas the method defined during this advisor outlines how FEMA as part of the entire group executes incident motion making plans, these excited by a FEMA reaction and restoration needs to realize that it'll, very likely, no longer be the single incident motion making plans approach being carried out. for instance, neighborhood and municipal businesses may possibly increase IAPs to steer the activities of first responders. For a catastrophic incident there's hundreds and hundreds of concurrent incident motion making plans efforts happening concurrently. The joint IAP that kingdom and Federal incident administration team of workers strengthen needs to help all neighborhood IAPs and synchronize these on the nation and Federal point.

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