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  • Kassymova, Dinazat; Knox, Colin (2008)
    Kazakhstan was formed as an autonomous Republic within the Russian Federation in August 1920 and became a Republic of the Soviet Union in 1936. In 1989 Nursultan Nazarbayev became head of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan. ...
  • Shamatov, Duishon (Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development, Karachi, 2006)
    This qualitative study examines and develops an in-depth understanding of two beginning teachers’ professional socializations in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan. The study is a historical and descriptive account that provides ...
  • Forêt, Philippe (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, 2014)
    John Chappell and, before him, Lord Curzon have reminded us that much can be gained from reviewing earlier writings and from listening to interruptions and silence.1 In January 2010, I discovered with amazement a wealth ...
  • Malamis, S.; Katsou, E.; Inglezakis, V.J.; Kershaw, S.; Venetis, D.; Folini, S. (Elsevier, 2016-01-01)
    Abstract This chapter summarizes urbanization and its consequences to the environment. As more people concentrate in cities and as the urban population is increasing, serious environmental challenges arise which need to ...
  • Itskos, G.; Nikolopoulos, N.; Kourkoumpas, D.-S.; Koutsianos, A.; Violidakis, I.; Drosatos, P.; Grammelis, P. (Elsevier, 2016-01-01)
    Abstract This chapter summarizes the fundamentals of the main technologies implemented for power production worldwide, by also analyzing their overall environmental impact. A holistic approach on presenting the basics, ...
  • Inglezakis, V.J. (Elsevier, 2016-01-01)
    Abstract This chapter deals with some aspects of the extraterrestrial environment, which is relevant—directly or indirectly—to human development. Space waste is an emerging problem that poses serious threats to human ...
  • Knox, Colin (2005-01)
    Local Government in Northern Ireland entered a new phase of its development in April 2015 when 26 pre-existing councils were reduced to 11 local authorities with a range of additional functions. This structural change is ...
  • Forêt, Philippe (Chronos Verlag, 2005)
    Je propose un jeu sur l'espace des loisirs, sur la célébration et le dénigrement d'une baie et d'une rue, sur le mariage et le divorce d'une ville et de son littoral, et sur les pratiques iconographiques de répétition et ...
  • Carmichael, Paul; Knox, Colin; Osborne, Bob (Manchester University Press, 2007)
    This edited volume brings together researchers from the ESRC Devolution and Constitutional Change programme, whose projects examined Northern Ireland either exclusively or as part of a comparative project, and other ...
  • Knox, Colin; Monaghan, Rachel (2003)
    Measuring the impact of violence is fraught with problems, not least because of the definitional problems around what constitutes violence and how this might be quantified. If one considers violence perpetrated by ...
  • Forêt, Philippe (Routledge, 2006)
    This chapter deals with the ambiguity that political authorities feel toward culture and history when they are pressed to enlarge and modernize urban infrastructures. I will discuss the strategy followed by the Harbour ...
  • Morrison, Alexander Stephen (2012)
    In this paper I explore the characteristics which historians normally attribute to 'modern' forms of Imperialism, and whether these make sense when applied to Russia. I conclude by making some tentative suggestions as to ...
  • Duffel, Siegfried (2015)
    "As I’m writing this, Christians are brutally murdering Muslims in the Central African Republic; people in Syria are being bombed, starved, and tortured; and homosexuals still face the death penalty in Iran as well ...
  • Forêt, Philippe (Rombach, 2007)
    Mit meinen folgenden Ausführungen möchte ich zu einem neuen Verständnis der Vormoderne beitragen, einer Epoche, die viel offener für die kulturelle Vielfalt und toleranter gegenüber inkohärenten Entwicklungen ist als auf ...
  • Filchenko (Фильченко), Andrey (Андрей) (Landscape and Culture in Northern Eurasia, 2011)
    This local case study illustrates the ways in which local upper Vasiugan community construct, inhabit and structure their local cultural landscape with regard to general ecology, belief, kinship, delimited into a variety ...
  • Forêt, Philippe (L'Harmattan, 1997)
    Les facteurs apolitiques qui dirigent la mondialisation de l'économie sont en train de brutalement détruire l'architecture vernaculaire chinoise ainsi que le riche symbolisme lié à l'aménagement traditionnel du paysage. ...
  • Forêt, Philippe (Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 2004)
    Cet article traite d'un demi-échec dans l'histoire des blancs de cartes. Une tentative de revivification lexicale, sans pour autant aboutir, suffit à modifier les mécanismes d'évaluation de la découverte géographique. Un ...
  • Fresnido, Ana Maria; Yap, Joseph M. (IGI Global, 2018)
    The development of library cooperation in the Philippines, particularly among academic, school, and special libraries, started in the early 1930s and was known under different names (Ladlad, 2003), such as resource sharing, ...
  • Knox, Colin (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishers, 2007)
    This chapter attempts three tasks. First, it explores the context of the debate about the constitutional position and role of the chair/mayor in Northern Ireland local government since 1898, while emphasising the most ...