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  • Seasonality in Human Mortalityby Roland Rau

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 169.00

    Seasonal fluctuations in mortality are a persistent phenomenon across populations. In Western countries of the Northern hemisphere, mortality is typically larger in winter than in summer which is attributed to the detrimental effects of cold to health. This does, however, not explain why in colder countries the differences between winter and summer... more...

  • Intelligent Computing Everywhereby Alfons Schuster

    Springer London 2007; US$ 159.00

    Intelligent Computing Everywhere reflects the current perception in various fields that modern computing applications are becoming increasingly challenged in terms of complexity and intelligence. It investigates the relevance and relationship artificial intelligence maintains with "modern strands of computing" i.e. pervasive computing and ambient... more...

  • Lesarten der Philosophie Nietzschesby Alfons Reckermann

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00

    Examining works by Deleuze, Foucault, Derrida, Danto, de Man, Eagleton, Rorty, Colli, Montinari, Vattimo, and others, the author provides a comprehensive picture of the many ways in which the philosophy of Nietzsche has been received outside German-speaking countries. For each country, Reckermann also systematically elaborates the preconditions... more...

  • Robust Intelligent Systemsby Alfons Schuster

    Springer London 2008; Not Available

    Using artificial intelligence and robustness as a unifying theme, this book comments on the fundamental strategies found in nature and how an understanding of these can be used to further research into general design principles for artificial intelligence. more...

  • English Modernism, National Identity and the Germans, 1890?1950by Dr Petra Rau

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This is the first systematic study to trace the way representations of 'Germanness' in modernist British literature from 1890 to 1950 contributed to the development of English identity. Petra Rau examines the shift in attitudes towards Germany and Germans, from suspicious competitiveness in the late Victorian period to the aggressive hostility of... more...

  • Conflict, Nationhood and Corporeality in Modern Literatureby Petra Rau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This collection examines ways in which modern literature responds to the body-at-war, examining the effects of violent conflict on the body in its literal and representative forms. Spanning literature from World War I to the present day, it includes essays on pacifist theatre, torture, fascist fantasies, and uniforms and masculinity. more...

  • Resilienzförderung mit Kindernby Alfons Aichinger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; Not Available

    Verständlich, wohl strukturiert und anhand zahlreicher Beispiele führt das Buch in die Resilienzförderung und Präventionsarbeit mit Kindern ein. Die auf das Psychodrama zurückgehenden und für diesen speziellen Kontext angepassten Methoden, z.B. symbolisches Spiel, eignen sich besonders für die Arbeit mit Kindern. more...

  • Qualität in einer Ökonomie der Publizistikby Harald Rau

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Harald Rau generiert mit einer theoriezentrierten Diskussion journalistischer Qualität und einer Auseinandersetzung mit der Medien innewohnenden Meritorik einen neuen Qualitätsbegriff. Auf dieser Basis gelingt ihm eine Übertragung von in monetär-gewinnmaximierenden Realitäten erprobten Verfahren auf die Publizistik. Dies wird für die beiden Arbeitstechniken... more...

  • Erwerbslosigkeit, Gesundheit und Präventionspotenzialeby Alfons Hollederer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    Erwerbslosigkeit stellt eine zentrale gesellschaftliche Herausforderung dar - auch für den Bereich Gesundheit. Erwerbslosigkeit und Gesundheit stehen in wechselseitigem Zusammenhang und die Gesundheitsberichterstattung darüber ist noch fragmentiert. Ziel der Studie ist es, durch Analysen des repräsentativen Mikrozensus 2005 Erkenntnisse über Krankheitsrisiken... more...

  • Von Origenes und Hieronymus zu Augustinusby Alfons Fürst

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    This volume illuminates the work and influences of three leading antique theologians from a different perspective than the usual history of Christian dogma. With his anthropology of freedom, Origen founded scientific Biblical exegesis and theology in line with the standards of his day and laid the foundations for a Christian culture. Jerome... more...