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Economic times rather than idealism. Some reflections on the ‘realism’ of the United People’s Party and its members
Opportunism instead of idealism. Some reflections about the “realism” of the United Peasant Party and its members The article deals with the functioning of the United Peasant Party during the years of the “People’s” Republic of Poland. The essays analyses the scholarly literature and the views of th...
Now in its fourth edition, Media Effects again features essays from some of the finest scholars in the field and serves as a comprehensive reference volume for scholars, teachers, and students. This edition contains both new and updated content that reflects our media-saturated environments, includi...
A ‘Lyrian-naked poet’ and his ‘renunciation’. Hans Mayer lit Hofmannsthal
Auch wenn die Hofmannsthal-Interpretationen nicht das Zentrum seines Schaffens bilden, lässt sich anhand seiner Aufsätze seit 1961 exemplarisch Hans Mayers Entwicklung zu einer wichtigen Stimme in der westdeutschen Germanistik nachvollziehen. Aus dieser Perspektive ist Hofmannsthal aber eher ein Bei...
Maurizio Fabbri. In the ‘Garden of the World’. Essays on diaries and travel reports in Italy by Spanish and novohispanos from the 18th to the 20th century
Recensione di Fabbri, Maurizio (2018). Nel “Giardino del Mondo”. Saggi su diari e relazioni di viaggio in Italia di spagnoli e novohispanos dal Settecento al Novecento. Rimini: Panozzo Editore, pp. 270.
Fiction-criticism in interwar England: Judgment, gender, and the pluralist public sphere
It is tempting to say that intellectual writers in early twentieth-century Britain produced popular journalism for outlets like Good Housekeeping, Vanity Fair, and The Daily Telegraph simply to make money. However, this dissertation argues that such “side” work in fact played an important role in in...
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« Making history: Sargon of Agade and Cyrus the Great of Persia », in : W. Henkelman & A. Kuhrt, eds, A Persian Perspective, Essays in memory of Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg. Leiden, 2003, (Achaemenid History XIII), pp. 347-361.
L’A. nous explique pourquoi cet article général est inclu dans le volume spécialisé paru à la mémoire de Heleen Sancisi-Werdenburg, trop tôt disparue. L’A. essaie de retrouver les structures historiques qui se cachent derrière la carrière fulgurante d’un Sargon d’Agadé et d’un Cyrus le Grand. Un tra...
Managing Risks And Uncertainty In Business-Government Relationship : Three Essays On Nonmarket Strategy
Within this broad domain of nonmarket strategy, I study a set of research questions concerning firms’ risk and uncertainty management strategies as a response to government’s policy actions. A robust literature in strategy, international business, and management has long established that governments...
Natural Law , Positive Law and ss Tupinambás in Michel Montaigne's Essays
This article aims to present the vision of the Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne about natural law and positive law in the work The Essays where the Tupi- nambás serve as stylistic resource for the author to expose his ideas about nature. In the book, Montaigne devotes a chapter to the Bra...
Four Essays on Fiscal Decentralisation and Secessions
Between 1945 and 2008, the number of internationally-recognised countries grew from 74 to 193 (Spolaore, 2008). More recently, many countries experienced increasing decentralisation. In OECD countries, for example, the number of sub-national governments reached 140,000 in 2014. Moreover, these sub-n...
Le salut par les eaux et par les Herbes. Medicine and literature between Italy and France in the 16th and 17th centuries, by Rosanna Gorris Camos, with the collaboration of Riccardo Benedettini and Sara Arena
Nel presente volume viene discusso un argomento di rilievo fra Cinque e Seicento. Gli studiosi indagano i rapporti fra letteratura e scienza, proprio all’interno di un periodo in cui i confini fra i diversi saperi risultano ancora profondamente incerti. Nella prima sezione (pp. 51-226), le argomenta...
John Milton Oskison
John Milton Oskison (1 Sept. 1874 – 25 Feb. 1947) was a writer, a journalist, and an activist for Native American rights. He was born and grew up near Vinita, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, of an English father and a Cherokee mother. He grew up helping his father farm and herd cattle at a time w...
PROBLEMIC TEACHING AS A METHOD OF STUDENT-Bachelors’ CRITICAL THINKING Developments WHEN WRITING AN argumentative Essay
Goal. The article is devoted to the problem of the undergraduate students’ training in the Don State Technical University in the conditions of problem education. The subject of the analysis is the developing the students’ critical thinking in the process of writing an argumentative essay. The author...
Four Essays on Capital Markets and Asset Allocation
Extreme events have a material impact on return distributions and investment decisions. However, the role of event risks is understated in popular financial decision making approaches. This thesis includes event risks into investment decisions to improve global investment optimality. We examine even...
Sobre Jaime E. Rodríguez (comp.), The Revolutionary Process in Mexico. Essays on Political and Social Change, 1880-1940
Teaching undergraduate academic writing in Sweden: Notes on a new book with developmental and sociolinguistic perspectives
Thinking and Writing in Academic Contexts: A University Companion (Falk, 2011), is designed to help students, especially those with L2 (or incipient L2) English, increase their proficiency levels in composing essays and short research papers in English. The book also aims to raise students’ awarenes...
Who are the “patriots”? Controversy about national affiliation in the socialist press in the US before 1917
`!-- Début du contenu @xml:lang="en" --bThis article presents the polemical and normative uses of the root-word patriot in the United States of America prior to 1917. Studying a corpus of socialist and non socialist press articles and essays, it analyses the processes of designation of opinion grou...
Essays on health care financing and health services
The world spends a signiﬁcant and increasing share of its resources on health care. The debates on the models of health care ﬁnancing and the methods of payment for the physician continue all over the world. Nevertheless, there is still no consensus on the ideal choice of ﬁnancing mechanisms. This t...
Diagnosing the EAP needs of Turkish medical students: A longitudinal critical needs analysis
This study uses a longitudinal critical needs analysis to diagnose the English for academic purposes (EAP) needs of Turkish medical students seeking proficiency in medical English and contribute to needs analysis methodology. The data were collected from medical students and specialists. To obtain v...
Contemporary Landscapes of Contemplation
Contemplative landscape and contemplative space are familiar terms in the areas of design, landscape architecture and architecture. Krinke and her highly regarded contributors set out to explore definitions, theories, and case studies of contemplative landscapes. The contributors, Marc Treib, John B...
Testing in financial economics
This thesis is made of four self-contained papers aiming at contributing to the better understanding of asset prices formation and dynamics in a Consumption-based Capital Asset Pricing Model (CCAPM). Chapter 1 looks at the term structure of equity return in leading CCAPM models and show that allowin...
Essays on job loss and social stratification in Canada and the United States
Coherence: Implications for teaching writing
The paper presents the results of a study consisting of three text-based analyses of groups of student argumentative essays written on the same topic. The aim was to identify text-based features of coherence in L1 and L2. The analyses were carried out on essays written by first and third year underg...
Roy Ellen, The Categorical Impulse. Essays in the Anthropology of Classifying Behaviour New York-Oxford, Berghahn Books, 2006, 233 p., bibl., index, ill
On the ‘hyperinsulation' and ‘transparency' of imaginary situations
I make a few comments concerning the way Recanati analyses imaginary situations in two realms : : the realm of the fictional and the realm of the ascription of beliefs
Essays on international economics
The first paper presents a general equilibrium framework to quantify the welfare impact of firm level shocks in the home country and abroad. We take our framework to data using sectoral level and firm level data from Portugal in 2004. We find that welfare change at home and abroad depends on firms d...