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  • Understanding Henri Lefebvre: Theory and the Possible by Stuart Elden

    By Stuart Elden

    Henri Lefebvre has been celebrated as probably the most influential social theorists of the 20 th century. realizing Henri Lefebvre areas Lefebvre in his ancient and highbrow context and analyzes the extreme diversity of his paintings, throughout politics, philosophy, background, literature and tradition. specific emphasis is given to Lefebvre’s trilogy of inspirational thinkers—Hegel, Marx and Nietzsche; his hyperlinks to contemporaries similar to Heidegger, Axelos and the Situationalists; and his reviews of existentialism and structuralism. research of his writings on towns are balanced with these on rural groups, the construction of house attached to principles of time and heritage, and lifestyle associated with the pageant and cultural revolution. figuring out Henri Lefebvre bargains the main wide-ranging and trustworthy account of this vital theorist to be had.

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  • Recent Advances in the Theory of Chemical and Physical by H. M. QUINEY, S. WILSON (auth.), JEAN-PIERRE JULIEN, JEAN

    By H. M. QUINEY, S. WILSON (auth.), JEAN-PIERRE JULIEN, JEAN MARUANI, DIDIER MAYOU, STEPHEN WILSON, GERARDO DELGADO-BARRIO (eds.)

    Advances within the concept of Chemical and actual platforms

    Proceedings of the ninth eu Workshop on Quantum structures in Chemistry and Physics (QSCP-IX) held at Les Houches, France, in September 2004

    Pr J.-P. Julien, Dr J. Maruani, Pr D. Mayou, Dr S. Wilson, and Pr G. Delgado-Barrio

    Advances within the thought of Chemical and actual Systems is a set of 26 chosen papers from the clinical shows made on the ninth ecu Workshop on Quantum platforms in Chemistry and Physics (QSCP-IX) held at Les Houches, France, in September 2004. This quantity contains a spectrum of constructing issues during which scientists position exact emphasis on theoretical equipment within the examine of chemical and actual houses of assorted structures:

    Quantum Chemical equipment (including CC and DFT for excited states)

    Relativistic and Heavy-Element structures (including radiative and nuclear effects)

    Complexes and Clusters (including steel complexes and clusters)

    Complex platforms (including quasicrystals, nanotubes and proteins)

    This quantity is a useful source for all lecturers and researchers attracted to theoretical, quantum or computational chemistry, actual chemistry and chemical physics, really molecular physics, condensed subject, heavy components, complexes and clusters, and intricate platforms. It provides a range of a few of the main complicated equipment, effects and insights in those increasing areas.

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  • Complex Time-Delay Systems: Theory and Applications by Abhijit Sen, Ramana Dodla, George L. Johnston (auth.),

    By Abhijit Sen, Ramana Dodla, George L. Johnston (auth.), Fatihcan M. Atay (eds.)

    Time delays in dynamical platforms come up as an inevitable end result of finite speeds of knowledge transmission. life like versions more and more call for the inclusion of delays with a purpose to competently comprehend, examine, layout, and keep watch over real-life platforms.

    The target of this booklet is to offer the state of the art in examine on time-delay dynamics within the framework of complicated structures and networks. whereas the mathematical conception of hold up equations is sort of mature, its software to the actual difficulties of advanced structures and complexity is a newly rising box, and the current quantity goals to play a pioneering position during this standpoint.

    The chapters during this quantity are authored via well known specialists and canopy either concept and functions in quite a lot of fields, with examples extending from neuroscience and biology to laser physics and automobile site visitors. additionally, all chapters contain enough introductory fabric and vast bibliographies, making the publication a self-contained reference for either scholars and lively researchers alike.

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  • Quantum Theory of Polymers: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced by Jean-Marie Andre, Joseph Delhalle (auth.), Jean-Marie André,

    By Jean-Marie Andre, Joseph Delhalle (auth.), Jean-Marie André, Joseph Delhalle, János Ladik (eds.)

    The NATO complex examine Institute on "Electronic constitution and houses of Polymers" was once held on the Facultes Universitaires de Namur (F.U.N.) from August 31 until September 14, 1977. we want to convey our inner most gratitude to the medical Affairs department of NATO, the most sponsor of this Institute, and to the Facultes Universitaires Notre Dame de l. a. Paix and their Board who gave us beneficiant monetary aid in addition to lodging for the varsity. Our honest because of Dr Tilo Kester from the NATO Scien­ tific Affairs department and Prof. Roger Troisfontaines, Rector and President ~f the Facultes Notre Dame de los angeles Paix. This quantity includes the most lectures of the Institute. it's our nice excitement to thank all of the teachers for his or her just right and fascinating lectures and for the readability in their manuscripts. throughout the college the contributors and teachers felt that notwithstanding there was significant growth lately within the equipment appropriate to the quantum theoretical therapy of polymers, now not very many calculations in their houses were played. this is why that the identify of this quantity has been replaced to "Quantum thought of Polymers".

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  • Theory and Evidence in Comparative Politics and by Richard Ned Lebow; Mark Lichbach

    By Richard Ned Lebow; Mark Lichbach

    This ebook explores the epistemology and the method of political wisdom and social inquiry: what will we recognize, and the way will we be aware of? Contributing authors supply solutions, addressing the aim and strategies of analysis and interpreting recommendations, together with the connection of conception and facts and the significance of drugs to social science.

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  • Crystal Growth: Theory and Techniques Volume 2 by G. H. Olsen, M. Ettenberg (auth.), C. H. L. Goodman (eds.)

    By G. H. Olsen, M. Ettenberg (auth.), C. H. L. Goodman (eds.)

    The technological know-how and artwork of crystal transforming into proceed to flourish; in spite of expanding realizing of the technological know-how, "feel" and ability proceed to play their very important half, as was once so basically evidenced on the contemporary Boston overseas convention on Crystal development. the purpose of this quantity, similar to that of the 1st, is to aim to enhance knowing by way of supplying specified discussions of crystal progress innovations and difficulties that come up with them. the printed paper within the really expert literature is just too constrained a automobile, via conference and by means of editorial strain on size, to debate issues intimately, but it truly is within the small info born of expertise that very important info can frequently lie hid. a big goal of this sequence, consequently, has been to inspire members to explain quite totally what has been accomplished of their targeted fields. the subsequent quantity of this sequence is now good underway and plans for quantity four are complex. if you happen to, the reader, suppose that a few very important point of crystal progress is being unjustifiably missed, might be you'll want to think of providing a contribution! or even if you happen to don't desire to do this, please do supply criticism-preferably confident. i am hoping that the current quantity will end up as necessary and fascinating to crystal growers as it appears did the 1st quantity of the sequence; definitely the nice and cozy commendations that that quantity has elicited have been an outstanding encouragement for the current paintings. eventually it's a excitement to thank general Telecommunication Laboratories for its carrying on with support.

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  • Systems Theory in the Social Sciences: Stochastic and by Hartmut Bossel, Salomon Klaczko, Norbert Müller (auth.)

    By Hartmut Bossel, Salomon Klaczko, Norbert Müller (auth.)

    In an ever extra advanced and interrelated global, a greater realizing of social structures and of the dynamics in their habit is of an important im­ portance. a few of the instruments keeping promise of doubtless major contributions to the research of social structures were, or are being constructed outdoor of the social sciences right, generally the free collec­ tion of various medical techniques referred to as' structures technological know-how' or , structures thought' . The editors - all of whom are fascinated about social structures research - have made an test during this quantity to tug jointly a number of points of structures technological know-how which seem to them to be of specific relevance to the learn of social structures: keep an eye on structures, stochastic platforms, trend recog­ nition, fuzzy research, simulation, and behavioral versions. 29 authors from the disciplines of sociology, social psychology, political technology, administration technology, heritage, behavioral technological know-how, economics, arithmetic, engineering, and platforms technological know-how have contributed to this actually interdis­ ciplinary attempt. them all have made the try and write in a way comprehensible through the non-specialist. it's was hoping that this quantity may be of specific usefulness to scholars within the social sciences. many of the articles are too brief to supply even more than an preliminary stimulation. We belief that the references supplied by way of the authors will enable deeper penetration into specific areas.

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