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The Intersubjective Mirror in Infant Learning and Evolution of Speech

Stein Bråten University of Oslo Advances in Consciousness Research 76 2009. xxii, 351 pp. Publishing status: Available

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Academics as Public Intellectuals Ragnvald Kalleberg, Sven Eliaeson Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Published 2008 ISBN/ISSN: 9781847184764

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Olle Törnquist, Kristian Stokke and Neil Webster

Series: Governance, Security and Development

Palgrave Macmillan

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Arnlaug Leira

Bristol: Policy Press 2007 ISBN/ISSN: 9781861346940  

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Robin Leichenko and Karen O'Brien

ISBN13: 9780195177329

ISBN10: 0195177320

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Paper, 192 pages Also available: hardback Jul 2008, Price: $29.95

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Professor Grete Brochmann and Professor Arnlaug Leira have each contributed a chapter to this book that provides readers – students, researchers, academics, policy-makers, activists and interested non-specialists – with a sophisticated understanding of contemporary discussion, analysis and theorizing of issues pertaining to conflict, citizenship and civil society

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The EUMARGINS project, led by Katrine Fangen has just had its first book published by Ashgate. 'Inclusion and Exclusion of Young Adult Migrants in Europe - Barriers and Bridges' explores the inclusion and exclusion of young adult immigrants across a range national contexts, including the Nordic welfare states, old colonial countries, Southern European nations and the Eastern European region. Scrutinising legal, policy and historical sources, as well as participation in labour market and education systems, this volume engages with multiple social arenas and spheres, to integrate research and provide a cohesive investigation of the dynamics of each national setting.

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Adapting to climate change is a critical problem facing humanity. This involves reconsidering our lifestyles, and is linked to our actions as individuals, societies and governments. This book presents the latest science and social science research on whether the world can adapt to climate change. Written by experts, both academics and practitioners, it examines the risks to ecosystems, demonstrating how values, culture and the constraining forces of governance act as barriers to action. As a state-of-the-art review of science and a holistic assessment of adaptation options, it is essential reading for those concerned with responses to climate change, especially researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and graduate students. Significant features include historical, contemporary, and future insights into adaptation to climate change; coverage of adaptation issues from different perspectives: climate science, hydrology, engineering, ecology, economics, human geography, anthropology and political science; and contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from around the world.

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This book provides a comprehensive and insightful portrait of the 'Nordic model of welfare' - its history, characteristics and challenges in a globalized world. It illustrates the successful interplay of political, social and economic forces in the development of political and welfare institutions in the small and advanced open economies and egalitarian societies of Northern Europe.

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In recent years, scholars in international relations and other fields have begun to conceive of security more broadly, moving away from a state-centered concept of national security toward the idea of human security, which emphasizes the individual and human well-being. Viewing global environmental change through the lens of human security connects such problems as melting ice caps and carbon emissions to poverty, vulnerability, equity, and conflict. This book examines the complex social, health, and economic consequences of environmental change across the globe.

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