Migration and Security in the Global Age

Author: Feargal Cochrane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134711574
Release Date: 2015-03-05
Genre: Political Science

This book is an interdisciplinary examination of several interconnecting aspects of migrant communities in the context of contemporary conflict and security. The book illustrates that within this globalised world, migrants have become key actors, living in the spaces between states, as well as within them. Arguing that migrants and their descendants are vital and complex constituencies for the achievement of security in this global age, the volume uses a number of case studies, including Palestinian, Sri Lankan, Irish and Somali diaspora communities, to explore the different ways that such groups intersect with issues of security, and how these attitudes and behaviours have evolved in the context of political transnationalism and the global economy. Comparative and econometric studies of migration can provide a wide lens but at times fail to capture the depth and complexity of these communities and attitudes within them. At the same time, empirically focused studies are often case-specific and, while rich in local detail, lack comparative breadth or the ability to make connections and see irregularities across a number of contexts that might be of interest to scholars beyond that specific area. This book connects these literatures together more thoroughly. In particular, it demonstrates that political, cultural, economic and social factors all play important roles in helping us understand the actual (and potential) roles of migrant communities in conflict and the establishment of sustainable security within contemporary society. Lastly, given this context, the book seeks to examine the challenges and opportunities that exist, for such a sustainable security strategy to be developed. This book will be of much interest to students of migration and diaspora communities, peace and conflict studies, security studies and ethnic conflict.

Life in the UK Test Study Guide 2019 Digital Edition

Author: Henry Dillon
Publisher: Red Squirrel Publishing
ISBN: 9781907389672
Release Date: 2018-11-22
Genre: Study Aids

The digital edition of the leading independent series includes the complete testable materials from Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents, the official Home Office materials. Also included are 288 practice questions and expert study advice and diagrams. In addition, purchasers get a free subscription to online tests at www.lifeintheuk.net. Everything you need to pass the test with confidence in one book.

Multicultural Perspectives In Social Work Practice with Families 3rd Edition

Author: Elaine P. Congress, MSSW, DSW
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826108302
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Social Science

Multicultural Perspectives in Social Work Practice with Families is in its thirdedition and continues to expand the depth and breadth with which culturemay be understood and the impact of culture in working with families.Congress, Gonzalez, and their contributors have updated this text to includea focus on evidence-based practice, 10 additional chapters, revision of avaluable assessment tool, and a culturagram. This book clearly is an essentialresource for social workers committed to culturally sensitive practice."--Journal of Teaching in Social Work Encompassing the most current issues faced by multicultural families across the lifespan and the social workers who serve them, this popular textbook contains ten new chapters and provides content that has been significantly expanded throughout. These new and reconceived chapters offer professors and social work graduate students a broader and more comprehensive take on the key issues that arise when treating families from diverse cultural backgrounds and current, evidence-based models for assessment and treatment. New chapters include: Evidence-based models of care for ethnically-diverse families Practice with Asian-American families Practice with Native American and indigenous families Practice with Hispanic families Practice with Arab families Practice with adolescents Practice with families when there is risk of suicide Practice with families dealing with substance use and abuse Practice with families around health issues Legal issues with immigrants Contributors to the text are leaders in the field of multicultural issues that encompass a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Updated case studies, vignettes, and statistical data illustrate the book's content.

Life in the United Kingdom

Author: Great Britain: Home Office
Publisher:
ISBN: 0113413408
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Citizenship

This 3rd edition of Life in the United Kingdom is the official handbook for the new Life in the UK tests to be taken on or after 25 March 2013. It contains all the official learning material for the test and is written in clear, simple language - making it easy to understand. It covers a range of topics you need to know to pass your test and apply for UK citizenship or permanent residency, including: the process of becoming a citizen or permanent resident; the values and principles of the UK; traditions and culture from around the UK; the events and people that have shaped the UK's history; the government and the law; getting involved in your community. A glossary and index are included.

How to Say It Third Edition

Author: Rosalie Maggio
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101029161
Release Date: 2009-04-07
Genre: Reference

?For anyone who has ever stared at a blank page or screen?(Kaylene Weiser, organized consultant, The Wiser Way)? the revised third edition of the bestseller that offers ?a crisp, elegant way to say everything.?(Vivian Jenkins Nelson, founder, The International Institute for Interracial Interaction) The ?exceptional, wonderful, amazing?(Vivian Jenkins Nelson, founder, The International Institute for Interracial Interaction) book that has sold nearly one million copies! How to Say It® provides clear and practical guidance for what to say?and what not to say?in any situation. Covering everything from business correspondence to personal letters, this is the perfect desk reference for anyone who often finds themselves struggling to find those perfect words for: ? Apologies and sympathy letters ? Letters to the editor ? Cover letters ? Fundraising requests ? Social correspondence, including invitations and Announcements This new edition features expanded advice for personal and business emails, blogs, and international communication.

Canterbury Erz hlungen illustriert

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781635372700
Release Date: 2018-06-29
Genre:

Die Erzählungen, von denen nicht alle als Original gelten, sind in eine Rahmenhandlung eingebunden, die von einer Pilgergruppe auf ihrem Weg von Southwark, einem Vorort von London, nach Canterbury handelt, wo sie das Grabmal von Thomas Becket in der Kathedrale von Canterbury besichtigen wollen. Der Wirt, Harry, des Tabard Inn schlägt den dreißig Pilgern vor, auf dem Hin- und Rückweg je zwei Geschichten zu erzählen, und verspricht dem besten Erzähler als Preis eine Gratismahlzeit.

SPQR

Author: Mary Beard
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104031446
Release Date: 2016-10-13
Genre: History

Wer hätte gedacht, dass Alte Geschichte so spannend und gegenwärtig sein kann? – Ein neuer Blick auf das alte Rom! Unkonventionell, scharfsinnig und zugleich akademisch versiert – dies trifft nicht nur auf die hochrenommierte Althistorikerin und Cambridge-Professorin Mary Beard selbst zu, sondern auch auf ihre neue große Geschichte des Römischen Reichs und seiner Bewohner: SPQR - Die tausendjährige Geschichte Roms. Begeistert erzählt sie die Geschichte eines Weltreichs, lässt uns Kriege, Exzesse, Intrigen miterleben, aber auch den römischen Alltag – wie Ärger in den Mietshäusern und Ciceros Scheidung. Sie lässt uns hinter die Legenden und Mythen blicken, hinterfragt sicher Geglaubtes und kommt zu überraschenden Einsichten. So erscheint Rom ganz nah – in seinen Debatten über Integration und Migration – und dann doch auch faszinierend fern, wenn es etwa um Sklaverei geht. Die Geschichte Roms für unsere Zeit. In prächtiger Ausstattung, mit über hundert s/w Abbildungen und umfangreichem farbigen Bildteil. »Bahnbrechend [...], anregend [...], revolutionär [...] ein völlig neuer Zugang zur Alten Geschichte.« Spectator »Aufregend, psychologisch scharfsinnig sowie mitfühlend kritisch.« Sunday Times »Meisterhaft [...], diese große Geschichte Roms erweckt die ferne Vergangenheit grandios zum Leben.« The Economist »Ungemein packend [...] ebenso unterhaltsam wie gelehrt.« Observer »Wer hätte gedacht, dass Geschichte so spannend sein kann?« Independent

McGraw Hill Education Short Course for the GED Test Third Edition

Author: McGraw-Hill Education
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781260122039
Release Date: 2018-04-27
Genre: Study Aids

Pressed for time? This GED guide delivers practical, concise test prep to help you pass the GED With more than 125 years of experience in education, McGraw-Hill Education is the name you trust to deliver results. This MHE guide to the GED is the ideal prep tool if your study time is limited. Inside this book, you will find: •A quick and concise review of the concepts essential to each of the test’s 4 sections: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies•Exercises and drills that will reinforce your new skills•Four full-length posttests designed to match the exam in format and degree of difficulty•TOP 25 lists that tell you the most important concepts you need to know for each test’s section•Study plans for each GED section to help you make the most of your time•Unique test-taking strategies that explain how to avoid the test maker’s traps•Tools for approaching specific questions types in the most efficient way The bonus Flashcard App includes 100 cards that will help you review key topics spanning all 4 GED sections. The learning objectives in Short Course for the GED Test are based on the Common Core State Standards. This means that you can use this book as a base for study on all high school equivalency exams.

Algorithmen Eine Einf hrung

Author: Thomas H. Cormen
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 9783110522013
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Computers

Der "Cormen" bietet eine umfassende und vielseitige Einführung in das moderne Studium von Algorithmen. Es stellt viele Algorithmen Schritt für Schritt vor, behandelt sie detailliert und macht deren Entwurf und deren Analyse allen Leserschichten zugänglich. Sorgfältige Erklärungen zur notwendigen Mathematik helfen, die Analyse der Algorithmen zu verstehen. Den Autoren ist es dabei geglückt, Erklärungen elementar zu halten, ohne auf Tiefe oder mathematische Exaktheit zu verzichten. Jedes der weitgehend eigenständig gestalteten Kapitel stellt einen Algorithmus, eine Entwurfstechnik, ein Anwendungsgebiet oder ein verwandtes Thema vor. Algorithmen werden beschrieben und in Pseudocode entworfen, der für jeden lesbar sein sollte, der schon selbst ein wenig programmiert hat. Zahlreiche Abbildungen verdeutlichen, wie die Algorithmen arbeiten. Ebenfalls angesprochen werden Belange der Implementierung und andere technische Fragen, wobei, da Effizienz als Entwurfskriterium betont wird, die Ausführungen eine sorgfältige Analyse der Laufzeiten der Programme mit ein schließen. Über 1000 Übungen und Problemstellungen und ein umfangreiches Quellen- und Literaturverzeichnis komplettieren das Lehrbuch, dass durch das ganze Studium, aber auch noch danach als mathematisches Nachschlagewerk oder als technisches Handbuch nützlich ist. Für die dritte Auflage wurde das gesamte Buch aktualisiert. Die Änderungen sind vielfältig und umfassen insbesondere neue Kapitel, überarbeiteten Pseudocode, didaktische Verbesserungen und einen lebhafteren Schreibstil. So wurden etwa - neue Kapitel zu van-Emde-Boas-Bäume und mehrfädigen (engl.: multithreaded) Algorithmen aufgenommen, - das Kapitel zu Rekursionsgleichungen überarbeitet, sodass es nunmehr die Teile-und-Beherrsche-Methode besser abdeckt, - die Betrachtungen zu dynamischer Programmierung und Greedy-Algorithmen überarbeitet; Memoisation und der Begriff des Teilproblem-Graphen als eine Möglichkeit, die Laufzeit eines auf dynamischer Programmierung beruhender Algorithmus zu verstehen, werden eingeführt. - 100 neue Übungsaufgaben und 28 neue Problemstellungen ergänzt. Umfangreiches Dozentenmaterial (auf englisch) ist über die Website des US-Verlags verfügbar.

Learn about the United States

Author: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 0160831180
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

"Learn About the United States" is intended to help permanent residents gain a deeper understanding of U.S. history and government as they prepare to become citizens. The product presents 96 short lessons, based on the sample questions from which the civics portion of the naturalization test is drawn. An audio CD that allows students to listen to the questions, answers, and civics lessons read aloud is also included. For immigrants preparing to naturalize, the chance to learn more about the history and government of the United States will make their journey toward citizenship a more meaningful one.