Edward W. Said (1935–2003) ranks as one of the most preeminent public intellectuals of our time. Through his literary criticism, his advocacy for the Palestinian cause, and his groundbreaking book <i>Orientalism,</i> Said elegantly enriched public discourse by unsettling the status quo. This indispensable volume, the most comprehensive and wide-ranging resource on Edward Said’s life and work, spans his broad legacy both within and beyond the academy. The book brings together contributions from thirty-one luminaries—leading scholars, critics, writers, and activists—to engage Said’s provocative ideas. Their essays and interviews explore the key themes of emancipation and representation through the prisms of postcolonial theory, literature, music, philosophy, and cultural studies.<br /><br />Contributors: Bill Ashcroft, Ben Conisbee Baer, Daniel Barenboim, Timothy Brennan, Noam Chomsky, Denise DeCaires-Narain, Nicholas Dirks, Marc H. Ellis, Rokus de Groot, Sabry Hafez, Abdirahman A. Hussein, Ardi Imseis, Adel Iskandar, Ghada Karmi, Katherine Callen King, Joseph Massad, W. J. T. Mitchell, Laura Nader, Ilan Pappe, Benita Parry, Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, Jahan Ramazani, Jacqueline Rose, Lecia Rosenthal, Hakem Rustom, Avi Shlaim, Ella Habiba Shohat, Robert Spencer, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Anastasia Valassopoulos, Asha Varadharajan, Michael Wood
Playing Shakespeare’s Monarchs and Madmen is the third volume in the Peter Lang series, Playing Shakespeare’s Characters. As in the previous volumes, a broad range of contributors (actors, directors, scholars, educators, etc.) analyze the concepts of monarchy, leadership, melancholy and madness with not only references to Elizabethan and Jacobean studies, but also to Trump, Brexit, cross-gender and multi-cultural casting. What does it mean to “play the king” in the 21st century? What is the role of an “all-licensed” Fool in the age of spin? Who gets to represent the power dynamics in Shakespeare’s plays? This volume looks at the Henrys, Richards, Hamlets, Lears and various other dukes and monarchs and explores the ways in which men—and women—approach these portrayals of power and the lessons they hold for us today.
(Con)textos femeninos: Antología de escritoras españolas, Tomo II: El siglo XIX hasta la actualidad presenta poesía, drama y prosa de autoras españolas del siglo XIX; el período desde la guerra hispano-americana hasta el fin de la guerra civil española (1898–1939); el período desde 1939 hasta la muerte del dictador Francisco Franco (1939–1975); y el período desde 1975 hasta la actualidad. Cada sección tiene introducciones sociohistóricas que esbozan el contexto histórico, el contexto social y el contexto de la mujer para situar la literatura. Se incluyen notas a pie de página en español para facilitar la comprensión de los textos. Al final de cada selección literaria aparece una corta biografía general de la escritora. Esta antología sirve como una continuación de tomo I de (Con)textos femeninos, que presenta literatura de escritoras españolas de la Edad Media hasta el siglo XVIII.
Поэзия – сфера свободного словесного творчества. Тем не менее, поэт должен придерживаться каких-то языковых норм. Механизмы внутренней речи, преобразования смысла и эмоций в текст получают в книге лингвистическую интерпретацию. Материалом для наблюдений и выводов служит русская поэзия, в основном ХХ века (Б. Пастернак, О. Мандельштам, М. Цветаева, Б. Окуджава, Ю. Левитанский, А. Кушнер и др.).
Among young people, symptoms of social change emerge in a multiple manner. This observation by Karl Mannheim inspired the concept of the survey of social and religious attitudes conducted by the integrated research team of employees of the Department of Sociology of Religion in the Institute of Sociology at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw and Institute for Catholic Church Statistics SAC. The title of the book is an intentional reference to the concept of social constructionism. This idea manifests itself in the subjective function of participants of an interaction who reconstruct social contexts in the course of the interaction on the basis of symbolic meanings. The conducted survey is a diachronic measurement with statistical time series of the years 1988 – 1998 – 2005 – 2017. The survey uses the research tool in which dimensions were primarily established by Charles Glock and Rodney Stark and a community component by Ohio Fukuyama. The term ‘global profession of faith’ was introduced by French sociologists Louis Dingemans and Jean Rémy to describe motivation and dynamics of changes of one’s individual religiousness and identification of individuals with religious group of reference. In this survey of social and religious attitudes of young university students, religiousness dimensions adopted by forms of activity on the Internet were added to the research tool.
[b]Fifty-three of today's most esteemed writers answer the question, «What makes this bar better than all other bars?» "A reminder that no matter where you are in the world there is always a place nearby that feels like home." — The Paris Review [/b] A neighborhood bar can become as comfortable as a second home or a memory best avoided—a wild evening half remembered and better forgotten. But what makes a particular bar special, better than the one just down the street? The answers vary considerably as writers share personal stories of drinking establishments both local and exotic. Come Here Often is an intoxicating world tour from Antarctica to New York City, Kiribati to Minnesota, to the places that have inspired—and distracted— some of our favorite contemporary writers over many years and many more drinks. Funny, smart, and poignant, this anthology is a rare opportunity to do some serious armchair drinking with Andrew W.K., Rosie Schaap, Jack Hitt, Jim Shepard, Alissa Nutting, Duff McKagan, Laura Lippman, Craig Finn, Elissa Schappell, and many more.
Researchers working at the frontier of high-Tc Superconductors have reviewed the development in this area in the past 20 years. Both experimental and theoretical aspects have been covered. New directions and possible theoretical models were suggested. The contributors of this book are from China Center of Advanced Science and Technology (CCAST); Institute of Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); National Lab for Superconductivity, Institute of Physics, CAS; School of Physics, Peking University and Center of Advanced Study Tsinghua University.This volume will be a useful guide to those who are working in the field.
Recent developments of Internet-based digital technologies have revealed a huge potential of developing open, collaborative and network-centred innovation. However, firms face major challenges in using new technologies for rapid prototyping, data-mining, simulation, visualization, etc. to support their Open Innovation strategies.Responding to the need for further conceptual and empirical research on technology-enhanced open innovation, this book provides fresh and topical insights on how firms from different sectors have successfully implemented digital technologies for Open Innovation. Based on rich empirical data, this book discusses the benefits and drawbacks, the processes, the characteristics and the management practices of ICT-driven Open Innovation in private as well as public organizations.<b>Contents:</b> <ul><li>The Interplay of Digital Technologies and the Open Innovation Process: Benefits and Challenges <i>(Pierre-Jean Barlatier, Anne-Laure Mention and Avni Misra)</i></li><li>Innovation in Digital Business Models <i>(Dagfinn Wåge and Gunnar E Crawford)</i></li><li>Managing Digital Disruption of Business Models in Industry 4.0 <i>(Julian M Müller, Jana Traub, Peter Gantner and Kai-Ingo Voigt)</i></li><li>From Open Design to Open Strategy: Managing the Evolution of Crowdsourcing-Based Business Models <i>(Thierry Burger-Helmchen and Erica J Siegel)</i></li><li>Modular Crowd Workflows for Open Innovation <i>(Ioanna Lykourentzou, Nikolaos Thomos and Zoltán Szlávik)</i></li><li>Profiting from Innovation in the Digital Era: Evidence from the Swedish Videogames Industry <i>(Vicky Long)</i></li><li>Network Orchestration and System Dynamics Modeling in Developing Innovative Decision Support Systems for Policy Makers <i>(Minna Pikkarainen, Julius Francis Gomes, Jukka Ranta, Peter Ylén, Marika Iivari and Piia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen)</i></li><li>Open Science for Innovation: A Knowledge and Policy Perspective <i>(Erich Prem)</i></li><li>Innovating New B2B Business through Big Data — Key Challenges Faced <i>(Tuija Rantala, Katariina Palom?ki and Katri Valkokari)</i></li><li>Planning a Smart Service Business Integrating External Partners <i>(Christian Koldewey, Jannik Reinhold and Roman Dumitrescu)</i></li><li>Organizational Impact of Digital Open Innovation in Retail Banks: Managing External and Internal Pressure <i>(Clarice Bertin and Véronique Schaeffer)</i></li><li>From Knowledge Capture to Knowledge Integration, the Key Role of Integrative Actions in Crowdsourcing for Innovation <i>(Émilie Ruiz, Sébastien Brion and Guy Parmentier)</i></li><li>The Rise of Data-Driven Business Models in the Berlin Start-up Scene <i>(Romy Hilbig, Stefanie Hecht and Bennet Etsiwah)</i></li><li>Competences for the In-house Development of Digital Innovations in German Mechanical Engineering Companies <i>(Steffen Kinkel, Johanna Rahn and Bernhard Rieder)</i></li><li>Blockchain and the Future of Open Innovation Intermediaries: The Case of Crowdsourcing Platforms <i>(Eric Schenk, Véronique Schaeffer and Julien Pénin)</i></li><li>Playful Design Manifesto for Creative Blockchain Ecosystems <i>(Bronwin Patrickson and Michael Pierre Johnson)</i></li><li>What is the Role of Social Media in (Open) Innovation Strategies? <i>(Sharan Kaur Garib Singh)</i></li><li>Leveraging Open Innovation through Social Media: A Study on Geneva-based SMEs <i>(Angela Bacchetta Beckh, Mathias Beck and Patrick-Yves Badillo)</i></li><li>Social Media and New Service Development: An Exploratory Study within a Consulting Firm <i>(Michaël Bénédic)</i></li></ul><br><b>Readership:</b> The target audience of this book is composed of researchers, university lecturers and faculty members, university students and institutions, as well as thought leaders, managers and policy-makers whose goals include the understanding and appreciation of the role of digital technologies, and how these are intertwined with open and collaborative innovation strategies and practices.Open Innovation;Digital Disruption;Industry 4.0;Data-Driven Decision;Value Networks;Organizational Agility;Digital Design;Collaboration;Innovation Policy;Social Media;Open Strategy0<b>Key Features:</b><ul><li>Industry 4.0 and open innovation are no longer just buzz words. Their implications are pervasive in daily operations of businesses, both small and large. However, firms face major challenges in using new technologies for rapid prototyping, data-mining, simulation, visualization, etc. to support their Open Innovation strategies. The principles, structures, processes, models and mechanics of how to create and capture value from digital open innovation are up for debate and discussion. In examining the state-of-the-art through conceptual and empirical research, this book extends the discourse on linking digitalization and digitization with open innovation practice. Thus, the book explores not only the implications for digital innovation and capacity building but also that for digital disruption of business models, open strategy, profiting from innovation, innovation system dynamics and open knowledge policy. Researchers from multiple disciplines have shared their latest empirical research findings to unveil lessons and strategies of how digital technologies might be used and managed to support open innovation strategies.</li></ul>
<!– <description> –><p>Rapid technological developments have led to increasingly efficient sequencing approaches. Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is increasingly common and has become cost-effective, generating an explosion of sequenced data that need to be analyzed. The skills required to apply computational analysis to target research on a wide range of applications that include identifying causes of cancer, vaccine design, new antibiotics, drug development, personalized medicine and higher crop yields in agriculture are highly sought after.</p><p>This invaluable book provides step-by-step guides to complex topics that make it easy for readers to perform essential analyses from raw sequenced data to answering important biological questions. It is an excellent hands-on material for teachers who conduct courses in bioinformatics and as a reference material for professionals. The chapters are written to be standalone recipes making it suitable for readers who wish to self-learn selected topics. Readers will gain skills necessary to work on sequenced data from NGS platforms and hence making themselves more attractive to employers who need skilled bioinformaticians to handle the deluge of data.</p><!– </description> –><b>Contents:</b><ul><li>Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing Technologies <i>(Lloyd Low and Martti T Tammi)</i></li><li>Primer on Linux <i>(Adeel Malik and Muhammad Farhan Sjaugi)</i></li><li>Inspection of Sequence Quality <i>(Kwong Qi Bin, Ong Ai Ling and Martti T Tammi)</i></li><li>Alignment of Sequenced Reads <i>(Akzam Saidin)</i></li><li>Establish a Research Workflow <i>(Joel Low Zi-Bin and Heng Huey Ying)</i></li><li>De novo Assembly of a Genome <i>(Joel Low Zi-Bin and Martti T Tammi)</i></li><li>Exome Sequencing <i>(Setia Pramana, Kwong Qi Bin, Heng Huey Ying, Nuha Hassim and Ong Ai Ling)</i></li><li>Transcriptomics <i>(Akzam Saidin)</i></li><li>Metagenomics <i>(Sim Chun Hock)</i></li><li>Applications of NGS Data <i>(Teh Chee-Keng, Ong Ai-Ling and Kwong Qi-Bin)</i></li></ul><!– </contents> –><!– <readership> –><br><b>Readership:</b> It is a necessary companion for undergraduates, graduate students, researchers and anyone interested in the exponentially growing field of bioinformatics.<!– </readership> –><br><b>Key Features:</b><ul><li>This invaluable book provides step-by-step guides to complex topics that make it easy for readers to perform essential analyses from raw sequenced data to answering important biological questions</li><li>It is an excellent hands-on material for teachers who conduct courses in bioinformatics and as a reference material for professionals</li><li>The chapters are written to be standalone recipes making it suitable for readers who wish to self-learn selected topics</li></ul>