Extracranial Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery by Ben J. Slotman, Timothy D. Solberg, Dirk Verellen

By Ben J. Slotman, Timothy D. Solberg, Dirk Verellen

For radiation oncologists and physicists who wish an authoritative evaluation of rising advancements within the box, in addition to transparent path at the usage of this new expertise in scientific perform, this reference offers in-depth descriptions of recent and promising stereotactic equipment for the appliance of stereotactic radiotherapy for the therapy of extracranial tumors.

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Catching History on the Wing: Race, Culture and by A. Sivanandan

By A. Sivanandan

Part of Pluto's twenty first birthday sequence Get Political, which brings crucial political writing in a number of fields to a brand new viewers. A. Sivanandan is a hugely influential philosopher on race, racism, globalisation and resistance. seeing that 1972, he has been the director of the Institute of Race family members and the editor of Race & type, which set the coverage time table on ethnicity and race within the united kingdom and around the world. Sivanandan has been writing for over 40 years and this is often the definitive selection of his paintings. The articles chosen span his whole occupation and are selected for his or her relevance to ultra-modern so much urgent matters. integrated is an entire bibliography of Sivanandan’s writings, and an advent by means of Colin Prescod (chair of the IRR), which units the writings in context. This booklet is very proper to undergraduate politics scholars and a person examining or writing on race, ethnicity and immigration.

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Ethnicity: Theory and Experience by Nathan Glazer, Daniel P. Moynihan

By Nathan Glazer, Daniel P. Moynihan

This quantity launches a far-reaching exploration into the that means, manifestations, and value of ethnicity in smooth society and politics. The authors search neither to have fun nor to deplore ethnicity, yet really to ascertain it as a foundation of social association which in glossy societies has accomplished a value reminiscent of that of social type. Ethnicity exhibits that minority teams worldwide are not any longer doing what society for centuries has anticipated them to do―assimilate, disappear, or undergo as unique, not easy survivors. as a substitute, their numbers elevated by means of immigration, their reviews and struggles reflected to each other by way of the overseas mass media, minorities became important, hugely wakeful forces inside just about all modern societies.

Ethnicity has performed a pivotal position in fresh social switch; it has advanced right into a political concept, a mobilizing precept, and a good technique of advancing staff pursuits. including Glazer and Moynihan, Harold Isaacs, Talcott Parsons, Martin Kilson, Orlando Patterson, Daniel Bell, Milton Esman, Milton Gordon, William Petersen, and others convey analytic readability to the wealthy suggestion of “ethnicity.” Their attempt to provide an explanation for why ethnic identification has develop into extra salient, ethnic self-assertion greater, and ethnic clash extra excessive is helping to boost a catholic view of ethnicity: this surpasses constrained different types of race and nationality; comprises the outdated international and the hot, economically built in addition to constructing international locations; and gives a wide number of theoretical ways. proposing the readers with a wealth of perceptions, issues of view, and examples, Ethnicity: idea and Experience will galvanize dialogue and argument for years to come.

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Anti-Italianism: Essays on a Prejudice by William J. Connell

By William J. Connell

There has been a wierd reluctance at the a part of historians of the Italian American adventure to confront the discrimination confronted through Italians and american citizens of Italian ancestry. This quantity is a daring test by way of an esteemed crew of students and writers to debate the query brazenly by means of charting the ancient and cultural barriers of stereotypes, prejudice, and assimilation. participants supply a continual sequence of cultural encounters and studies in tv, literature, and picture that deserve the eye of someone attracted to the bigger issues of yank background.

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Women in the Chemical Workforce: A Workshop Report to the by Chemical Sciences Roundtable, Board on Chemical Sciences and

By Chemical Sciences Roundtable, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, National Research Council

A e-book of a report back to the Chemical Sciences Roundtable via the Board on Chemical Sciences and applied sciences and the fee of actual Sciences, arithmetic and functions, on girls within the chemical team. in particular, discusses the facilitation of employers within the hiring and making the office more well-off for girls. Softcover.

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Agrarian Angst and Rural Resistance in Contemporary by Dominique Caouette, Sarah Turner

By Dominique Caouette, Sarah Turner

Agrarian ameliorations, industry integration and globalization tactics are impacting upon rural Southeast Asia with more and more complicated and numerous effects. In reaction, neighborhood population are devising a huge variety of resistance measures that they suppose will top guard or enhance their livelihoods, confirm better social justice and fairness, or let them simply be left by myself. This publication develops a multi-scalar method of study such resistance happening when it comes to agrarian ameliorations within the Southeast Asian region.

The individuals take a clean examine the range of websites of fight and the combos of resistance measures being used in modern Southeast Asia. They show that open public conflicts and debates are occurring among dominators and the oppressed, whilst covert evaluations of strength and daily kinds of resistance. The e-book indicates how resistance measures are context contingent, formed through assorted global perspectives, and shift in response to neighborhood situations, the outlet and shutting of political chance buildings, and the old peculiarities of resistance dynamics.

By supplying new conceptual methods and illustrative case stories that reduce throughout scales and varieties, this e-book should be of curiosity to lecturers and scholars in comparative politics, sociology, human geography, environmental reviews, cultural anthropology and Southeast Asian reports. it's going to additionally aid to extra debate and motion between teachers, activists and policymakers.

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Radicals Against Race: Black Activism and Cultural Politics by Brian Alleyne

By Brian Alleyne

This ebook interrogates the information and practices of the recent Beacon Circle's activists as fairly strong components within the fast-changing scene of up to date radical politics. Highlighting how biography and self illustration have vital cultural, theoretical and political implications, Alleyne succeeds in making an unique contribution to a becoming literature on autobiography as a wealthy source for knowing social and political conception. He additionally presents an attractive account of a overlooked zone of British Activism. This booklet can be of curiosity to social anthropologists, sociologists, and a person drawn to the historical past of British activism or race and ethnic reports.

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Inclusive Communities: A Critical Reader by Andrew Azzopardi, Shaun Grech

By Andrew Azzopardi, Shaun Grech

The time period "Inclusive groups" has more and more featured lately, at coverage, perform and theoretical degrees, drawing from diversified disciplinary standpoints. a lot of this has been spurred via efforts at figuring out the exclusions faced by way of sure populations, to advance the proposal of and mechanisms in which groups can comprise those who find themselves marginalised and/or oppressed, and in a few contexts to 'bring again' neighborhood as whatever genuine or imagined. then again, this misleading time period is still shrouded in epistemological darkness, very easily counseled yet usually little theorised and not more understood. this article presents an fascinating introductory textbook, drawing lecturers, coverage makers and activists from numerous fields to theorise, create new and leading edge conceptual structures and increase additional the hybrid thought of inclusive groups.

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Community languages: a handbook by Barbara M. Horvath

By Barbara M. Horvath

This quantity comprises sociological profiles of fifty eight languages and contains each one language's heritage, dating with different languages and appropriate facets of the sociology of the speech group. nearly all of languages spoken by way of migrants who've moved to English-speaking international locations because the finish of global warfare II are included.

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Histories of Race and Racism: The Andes and Mesoamerica from by Laura Gotkowitz

By Laura Gotkowitz

Ninety percentage of the indigenous inhabitants within the Americas lives within the Andean and Mesoamerican countries of Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Guatemala. lately indigenous social activities in those nations have intensified debate approximately racism and drawn cognizance to the connections among present-day discrimination and centuries of colonialism and violence. In Histories of Race and Racism, anthropologists, historians, and sociologists reflect on the studies and representations of Andean and Mesoamerican indigenous peoples from the early colonial period to the current. a number of the essays specialise in Bolivia, the place the election of the country’s first indigenous president, Evo Morales, sparked fierce disputes over political energy, ethnic rights, and visions of the state. The individuals evaluate the interaction of race and racism with classification, gender, nationality, and regionalism in Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru. within the technique, they have interaction concerns together with exertions, schooling, census taking, cultural appropriation and function, mestizaje, social mobilization, and antiracist laws. Their essays shed new mild at the current by way of describing how race and racism have mattered specifically Andean and Mesoamerican societies at particular moments in time.

Contributors
Rossana Barragán
Kathryn Burns
Andrés Calla
Pamela Calla
Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld
María Elena García
Laura Gotkowitz
Charles R. Hale
Brooke Larson
Claudio Lomnitz
José Antonio Lucero
Florencia E. Mallon
Khantuta Muruchi
Deborah Poole
Seemin Qayum
Arturo Taracena Arriola
Sinclair Thomson
Esteban Ticona Alejo

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