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Zwischenlagerung hoch radioaktiver Abfälle: Randbedingungen und Lösungsansätze zu den aktuellen Herausforderungen (Energie in Naturwissenschaft, Technik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft)

by Dennis Köhnke Manuel Reichardt Franziska Semper

In diesem Buch findet der Leser die technischen, rechtlichen und ethischen Hintergründe zur Lagerung radioaktiver, Wärme entwickelnder Abfälle. <P>Die Rolle der Oberflächenlagerung in einer Entsorgungsstrategie ist ebenso besprochen wie Arten und prognostizierte Mengen an hoch radioaktiven Reststoffen, der Transport und die Lagerbehälter oder die Anforderungen an ein Zwischenlagerbauwerk als langfristig wirksame, vollwertige mechanische Barriere. Die Rechtslage ist erörtert und das Thema Gerechtigkeit wird thematisiert. Abschließend wird ein Überblick über die Managementstrategie für radioaktive Abfälle in den Niederlanden gegeben.

Zukunftsfragen des deutschen Steuerrechts III (MPI Studies In Tax Law And Public Finance #8)

by Wolfgang Schön Christian Sternberg

Behandelt verschiedenste aktuelle Fragestellungen aus dem deutschen SteuerrechtMethodische Bandbreite der UntersuchungenMit Beiträgen führender.<P><P>Steuerrechtswissenschaftler der jüngeren Generation. <P>Das vorliegende Werk enthält Abhandlungen führender Steuerrechtswissenschaftler der jüngeren Generation zu aktuellen Fragen des deutschen Steuerrechts. Die Aufsätze gehen auf Vorträge zurück, die im Rahmen der dritten Veranstaltungsreihe des Max-Planck-Instituts für Steuerrecht und Öffentliche Finanzen zu „Zukunftsfragen“ des deutschen Steuerrechts präsentiert worden sind. Der Inhaltsreichtum und die methodische Bandbreite der Untersuchungen zeichnen sich durch eine hohe Vielfalt aus. So reichen die behandelten Themen von der Zukunft der Zinsschranke und einer Renaissance der Soll-Ertragsbesteuerung über die Privatisierung der Steuerverwaltung sowie die Zukunft des Steuerstrafrechts bis hin zu Fragen des Insolvenzsteuerrechts und der internationalen Kapitaleinkommensbesteuerung. Bereits die Vorgängerpublikationen haben hohe Beachtung in Wissenschaft und Praxis gefunden.

Zoo Studies: A New Humanities

by Tracy McDonald Daniel Vandersommers

Do both the zoo and the mental hospital induce psychosis, as humans are treated as animals and animals are treated as humans? How have we looked at animals in the past, and how do we look at them today? How have zoos presented themselves, and their purpose, over time? In response to the emergence of environmental and animal studies, anthropologists, sociologists, philosophers, theorists, literature scholars, and historians around the world have begun to explore the significance of zoological parks, past and present. <P><P> Zoo Studies considers the modern zoo from a range of approaches and disciplines, united in a desire to blur the boundaries between human and nonhuman animals. The volume begins with an account of the first modern mental hospital, La Salpêtrière, established in 1656, and the first panoptical zoo, the menagerie at Versailles, created in 1662 by the same royal architect; the final chapter presents a choreographic performance that imagines the Toronto Zoo as a place where the human body can be inspired by animal bodies. From beginning to end, through interdisciplinary collaboration, this volume decentres the human subject and offers alternative ways of thinking about zoos and their inhabitants. This collection immerses readers in the lives of animals and their experiences of captivity and asks us to reflect on our own assumptions about both humans and animals. <P><P> An original and groundbreaking work, Zoo Studies will change the way readers see nonhuman animals and themselves.

Zoo Story

by Thomas French

"This story, told by a master teller of such things, does more than take you inside the cages, fences, and walls of a zoo. It takes you inside the human heart, and an elephant's, and a primate's, and on and on. Tom French did in this book what he always does. He took real life and wrote it down for us, with eloquence and feeling and aching detail."-Rick Bragg, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author"An insightful and detailed look at the complex life of a zoo and its denizens, both animal and human."-Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi and Beatrice and VirgilWelcome to the savage and surprising world of Zoo Story, an unprecedented account of the secret life of a zoo and its inhabitants. Based on six years of research, the book follows a handful of unforgettable characters at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo: an alpha chimp with a weakness for blondes, a ferocious tiger who revels in Obsession perfume, and a brilliant but tyrannical CEO known as El Diablo Blanco. The sweeping narrative takes the reader from the African savannah to the forests of Panama and deep into the inner workings of a place some describe as a sanctuary and others condemn as a prison. Zoo Story shows us how these remarkable individuals live, how some die, and what their experiences reveal about the human desire to both exalt and control nature.

Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives

by Thomas French

"Animals Make Us Human" meets "An Inconvenient Truth" as a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist goes behind the scenes at one of the country's most popular--and most controversial--destinations: a zoo. This meticulously reported and smartly written book will make you think in new ways about animals, human beings, and our respective places in the world. But far from being an "issues" book, "Zoo Story" describes a time of profound drama at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, the site of shocking and tragic events while author Tom French was there. This an unforgettable read, and every word is true.

The Zoo on the Road to Nablus

by Amelia Thomas

The last Palestinian zoo stands on a dusty, dead-end street in the once prosperous farming town of Qalqilya, on the very edge of the West Bank. The zoo's bars are rusting; peacocks wander quiet avenues shaded by broad plane trees; a teenage baboon broods in solitary confinement; walls bear the pockmarks of gunfire. And yet the zoo is an extraordinary place, with a bizarre, troubling and inspiring story to tell. At the center of this story is Dr. Sami Khader, the only zoo veterinarian in the Palestinian territories. Family man, amateur inventor, and dedicated taxidermist, he is fiercely independent, apolitical, and resourceful in times of crisis. Dr. Sami dreams of transforming the zoo into one of an international caliber. In The Zoo on the Road to Nablus, Amelia Thomas brings the reader into a world rarely glimpsed from the outside, weaving the stories of the zoo's animals, its staff, and its visitors into a rich, colorful chronicle of the indomitability of the human-and animal-spirit.

Zoned in the USA: The Origins and Implications of American Land-Use Regulation

by Sonia A. Hirt

Why are American cities, suburbs, and towns so distinct? Compared to European cities, those in the United States are characterized by lower densities and greater distances; neat, geometric layouts; an abundance of green space; a greater level of social segregation reflected in space; and--perhaps most noticeably--a greater share of individual, single-family detached housing. In Zoned in the USA, Sonia A. Hirt argues that zoning laws are among the important but understudied reasons for the cross-continental differences. Hirt shows that rather than being imported from Europe, U.S. municipal zoning law was in fact an institution that quickly developed its own, distinctly American profile. A distinct spatial culture of individualism--founded on an ideal of separate, single-family residences apart from the dirt and turmoil of industrial and agricultural production--has driven much of municipal regulation, defined land-use, and, ultimately, shaped American life. Hirt explores municipal zoning from a comparative and international perspective, drawing on archival resources and contemporary land-use laws from England, Germany, France, Australia, Russia, Canada, and Japan to challenge assumptions about American cities and the laws that guide them.


by Charlotte Mandell Brian Evenson Mathias Énard

One of the truly original books of the decade--written as a single, hypnotic, propulsive, physically irresistible sentence--Zone tells the story of a French Intelligence agent on his way to the Vatican to sell a briefcase of secrets. Over the course of his train ride, he thinks back over his life and all the damage he's caused in this violent century.

Zizek and Law (Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers)

by Laurent De Sutter

The very first book dedicated to Slavoj Zizek’s theoretical treatment of law, this book gathers widely recognized Zizek scholars as well as legal theorists to offer a sustained analysis of the place of law in Zizek’s work. Whether it is with reference to symbolic law, psychoanalytical law, religious law, positive law, human rights, to Lacan’s, Hegel’s, or Kant’s philosophies of law, or even to Jewish or Buddhist law, Zizek returns again and again to law. And what his work offers, this volume demonstrates, is a radically new approach to law, and a rethinking of its role within the framework of radical politics. With the help of Zizek himself – who here, and for the first time, directly engages with the topic of law – this collection provides an authoritative account of ‘Zizek and law’. It will be invaluable resource for researchers and students in the fields of law, legal theory, legal philosophy, political theory, psychoanalysis, theology, and cultural studies.

Zivil- und strafrechtliche Unternehmensverantwortung für Menschenrechtsverletzungen (Interdisziplinäre Studien zu Menschenrechten #1)

by Markus Krajewski Franziska Oehm Miriam Saage-Maaß

Verknüpfung von völkerrechtlichen Normen mit Haftungsfragen im nationalen Zivil- und Strafrecht.<P><P> Vergleichender Blick in ausländische Zivilrechtsordnungen.<P> Umfasst einen Bericht aus anwaltlicher Praxis über Verfahren gegen Unternehmen wegen Menschenrechtsverletzungen vor nationalen Gerichten.<P> Der Band enthält Untersuchungen zu zivil- und strafrechtlichen Konsequenzen unternehmerischen Handelns bei Menschenrechtsverletzungen. Im Zentrum stehen dabei deutsches Zivil-, Handels- und Internationales Privatrecht sowie deutsches und internationales Strafrecht. Hinzu treten Analysen des englischen und US-amerikanischen Haftungsrechts. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes fassen den aktuellen Forschungs- und Diskussionsstand zusammen und zeigen sowohl rechtspolitische Handlungsmöglichkeiten als auch weiteren Forschungsbedarf auf. Die in dem Band erörterten und analysierten Fragen sind zugleich als Ausgangspunkt und Referenzrahmen für ein besseres Verständnis und eine Weiterentwicklung des Zusammenhangs von Wirtschaft und Menschenrechten.

Zionism and Melancholy: The Short Life of Israel Zarchi (New Jewish Philosophy and Thought)

by Nitzan Lebovic

Nitzan Lebovic claims that political melancholy is the defining trait of a generation of Israelis born between the 1960s and 1990s. This cohort came of age during wars, occupation and intifada, cultural conflict, and the failure of the Oslo Accords. The atmosphere of militarism and conservative state politics left little room for democratic opposition or dissent. Lebovic and others depict the failure to respond not only as a result of institutional pressure but as the effect of a long-lasting "left-wing melancholy." In order to understand its grip on Israeli society, Lebovic turns to the novels and short stories of Israel Zarchi. For him, Zarchi aptly describes the gap between the utopian hope present in Zionism since its early days and the melancholic reality of the present. Through personal engagement with Zarchi, Lebovic develops a philosophy of melancholy and shows how it pervades Israeli society.

The Zero Game

by Brad Meltzer

The New York Times bestselling author of The Millionaires and The First Counsel returns to Washington, D.C., with the story of an insider's game that turns deadly. Matthew Mercer and Harris Sandler are best friends who have plum jobs as senior staffers to well-respected congressmen. But after a decade in Washington, idealism has faded to disillusionment, and they're bored. Then one of them finds out about the clandestine Zero Game. It starts out as good fun--a simple wager between friends. But when someone close to them ends up dead, Harris and Matthew realize the game is far more sinister than they ever imagined--and that they're about to be the game's next victims. On the run, they turn to the only person they can trust: a 16-year-old Senate page who can move around the Capitol undetected. As a ruthless killer creeps closer, this idealistic page not only holds the key to saving their lives, but is also determined to redeem them in the process. Come play The Zero Game--you can bet your life on it.

Zen Way - Jesus Way

by Tucker N. Callaway

This groundbreaking book successfully fuses the two overlapping traditions of Zen Buddhism and Christianity.Very few Christians who are interested in Zen Buddhism understand the fundamentals of the religion itself. <P><P>Most of the books which are available on Zen are superficial and fraught with caricatures and erroneous generalizations - concentrating more on meditation than on the real essence of Zen. Now the Christian who has been waiting for a clear and thorough explanation of Zen in terms he can understand has been provided with Zen Way--Jesus Way--a unique inside look at Christianity and Zen Buddhism by Dr. Tucker N. Callaway, a committed Christian missionary who for twenty years has practiced zazen in Japanese temples in an effort to reach the heart of the faith.Calloway has a knack for making philosophical concepts clear to the general reader and begins Zen Way--Jesus Way by presenting the fundamental presuppositions of Zen and several of the concepts which are logically deduced from them. Next he relates some of his experiences in Buddhist temples, while explaining the practical applications of Zen philosophy. Finally he interprets the Jesus Way in a manner that makes possible a genuine comparison with the Zen way.

Zeitmanagement für Juristen: Strukturiert durch den Tag - mehr Effizienz - mehr freie Zeit

by Jochen Theurer

Dieses Buch stellt Zeitmanagement-Strategien speziell für Juristen und Rechtsanwälte, Steuerberater und Wirtschaftsprüfer vor. Diese Berufsgruppen, die Standesregeln oder hohem wirtschaftlichen Druck ausgesetzt sind, klagen häufig über Zeitprobleme. Doch die üblichen Ratschläge zum Thema Zeitmanagement helfen ihnen aufgrund der besonderen beruflichen Anforderungen meist nicht weiter. Zudem sind die Zeitprobleme so individuell, dass eine „allgemeine“ Strategie nicht passt. Hier setzt dieses Buch an: Es vermittelt Juristen und Rechtsanwälten, Steuerberatern und Wirtschaftsprüfern das Wissen und erläutert die Werkzeuge, um selbständig Strategien für ihre persönlichen Zeitprobleme zu entwickeln und diese erfolgreich in ihrem beruflichen Alltag umzusetzen. Die überarbeitete 3. Auflage wurde um goldene Regeln zur sinnvollen Strukturierung des Arbeitstags, effiziente Arbeitstechniken für Textprogramme, Tipps für effektiveres Kommunizieren und ein Kapitel über schnelleres Lesen (Speed Reading) erweitert.

Zakat Calculation

by Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Mushfiqur Rahman

This guidebook is an excellent reference for average readers on the concept, objectives, nature and principles underlying zakat (charity) in Islam.

Youth Offending and Youth Justice

by Fergus Mcneill Monica Barry

How is the modern world shaping young people and youth crime? What impact is this having on the latest policies and practice? Are current youth justice services working? With contributions from leading researchers in the field, this book offers an insightful, scholarly and critical analysis of such key issues. Youth Offending and Youth Justice engages constructively with current policy and practice debates, tackling issues such as the criminalisation and penalisation of youth, sentencer decision-making, the incarceration of young people and the role of public opinion. It also features an applied focus on professional practice. Drawing on a wide range of high-quality research, this book will enrich the work of practitioners, managers, policy-makers, students and academics in social work, youth work, criminal justice and youth justice in the UK and beyond.

Youth Justice in America

by Jamin B. Raskin Maryam Ahranjani Andrew G. Ferguson

Youth Justice in America, Second Edition engages students in an exciting, informed discussion of the U.S. juvenile justice system and fills a pressing need to make legal issues personally meaningful to young people. Written in a straightforward style by Maryam Ahranjani, Andrew Ferguson and Jamie Raskin – all of whom actively work in the area of juvenile justice -- the book addresses tough, important issues that directly affect today's youth, including the rights of accused juveniles, search and seizure, self-incrimination and confession, right to appeal, and the death penalty for juveniles. Focusing on cases that relate to the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, the subject matter comes alive through a wide variety of in-book learning aids.

Youth Justice in America

by Jamin B. Raskin Maryam Ahranjani Andrew G. Ferguson

Youth Justice in America, Second Edition engages students in an exciting, informed discussion of the U.S. juvenile justice system and fills a pressing need to make legal issues personally meaningful to young people. Written in a straightforward style by Maryam Ahranjani, Andrew Ferguson and Jamie Raskin – all of whom actively work in the area of juvenile justice -- the book addresses tough, important issues that directly affect today's youth, including the rights of accused juveniles, search and seizure, self-incrimination and confession, right to appeal, and the death penalty for juveniles. Focusing on cases that relate to the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, the subject matter comes alive through a wide variety of in-book learning aids.

Youth Justice and Child Protection

by Fred Stone Andrew Lockyer Malcolm Hill

This book is an examination of recent developments in the areas of youth justice and child protection. It investigates how well young people and the societies in which they live are served by judicial and service systems. Consideration is given to those in care - in young offenders' institutions, foster families and residential homes - as well as those living with their families. A broad range of international experts discuss the largely segregated youth justice and children's legal and service systems in England and Wales, other parts of Western Europe and the US, and compare these with Scotland's integrated system. The implications of these arrangements are considered for the rights of children and parents on the one hand and society on the other. The contributors also provide insights into the rationale for current and proposed policies, as well as the efficacy of different systems. This book will be an important reference for policy-makers, social workers, lawyers, magistrates and equivalent decision makers, health professionals, carers, and all those working in youth justice and child protection. It is highly relevant for academics and students interested in children, citizenship, youth crime, child welfare and state-family relations.

Youth Justice: A Critical Introduction

by Stephen Case

This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and examines the responses to it that constitute youth justice. Bringing together theory and practice, this book provides a balanced exposition of contemporary youth justice debates, including detailed discussions of governmental rationales and practical issues and an extensive evaluation of critical academic positions. It includes a range of features designed to engage and inspire students: ‘Stop and think’: Activities challenging students to reflect on important issues. ‘Conversations’: Discussions of key themes and issues from the perspectives and experiences of relevant stakeholders, including policy makers and activists. ‘Telling it like it is’: Testimonies giving voice to the personalised, subjective and contentious viewpoints of youth justice influencers. ‘Controversies and debates’: Prompts to stimulate students to question and critique established knowledge and understanding by considering alternative angles. ‘Recurring theme alerts’: Boxes flagging up recurring themes in the developing construction of youth offending and youth justice. This book is essential reading for students taking courses in youth justice, youth offending, youth crime, youth work and social policy.

Youth Gangs and Community Intervention: Research, Practice, and Evidence

by Robert J. Chaskin

Although a range of program and policy responses to youth gangs exist, most are largely based on suppression, implemented by the police or other criminal justice agencies. Less attention and fewer resources have been directed to prevention and intervention strategies that draw on the participation of community organizations, schools, and social service agencies in the neighborhoods in which gangs operate. Also underemphasized is the importance of integrating such approaches at the local level. In this volume, leading researchers discuss effective intervention among youth gangs, focusing on the ideas behind, approaches to, and evidence about the effectiveness of community-based, youth gang interventions. Treating community as a crucial unit of analysis and action, these essays reorient our understanding of gangs and the measures undertaken to defeat them. They emphasize the importance of community, both as a context that shapes opportunity and as a resource that promotes positive youth engagement. Covering key themes and debates, this book explores the role of social capital and collective efficacy in informing youth gang intervention and evaluation, the importance of focusing on youth development within the context of community opportunities and pressures, and the possibilities of better linking research, policy, and practice when responding to youth gangs, among other critical issues.

Youth and the Law

by Daniel J. Baum

Real cases from the Supreme Court dealing with youth issues. Laws, as they relate to youth and youth issues, can be difficult to understand for those they are intended to serve. In the first book of the Understanding Canadian Law series, author Daniel J. Baum breaks down the Supreme Court of Canada’s decisions relating to youth in plain language intended for readers of all ages. Drawing on examples from recent Supreme Court rulings, Youth and the Law walks the reader through such controversial subjects as spanking, bullying, youth violence, and police in the schools. Each chapter contains prompts to encourage critical thinking. Youth and the Law is an objective introduction for all readers to better understand how law impacts the young.

Youth and Substance Use: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery

by Lori Holleran Steiker

This book translates the best of what we know from research and practice into a "how to" book--how to understand, how to interact and intervene, how to maximize your impact, and how to transform societal perceptions beyond your practice. Although numerous texts address substance misuse in general, this book allows specializing undergraduates, graduate students, and practitioners to acquire knowledge and skills related to substance misuse specifically among youth populations.

Youth and Justice in Western States, 1815-1950: From Punishment To Welfare (World Histories of Crime, Culture and Violence)

by Xavier Rousseaux Jean Trépanier

This book explores the treatment of junevile offenders in modern Western history. The last few decades have witnessed major debates over youth justice policies. Juvenile and youth justice legislation has been reviewed in a number of countries. Despite the fact that new perspectives, such as restorative justice, have emerged, the debates have largely focused on issues that bring us back to the inception of juvenile justice: namely whether youth justice ought to be more akin to punitive adult criminal justice, or more sensitive to the welfare of youths. This issue has been at the core of policy choices that have given juvenile justice its orientations since the beginning of the twentieth century. It also gave shape to the evolution that paved the way for the creation of juvenile courts in the nineteenth century. Understanding those early debates is essential if we are to understand current debates, and place them into perspective. Based on primary archival research, this comprehensive study begins by presenting the roots, birth and evolution of juvenile justice, from the nineteenth century up to the beginning of the twenty-first. The second part deals with nineteenth century responses to juvenile delinquency in England and Canada, while the third focuses on the welfare orientation that characterized juvenile courts in the first half of the twentieth century in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. Finally, the fourth part focuses on the perspective of the youths and their families in Belgium, France and Canada.

You're Making Me Hate You: A Cantankerous Look at the Common Misconception That Humans Have Any Common Sense Left

by Corey Taylor

In the tradition of the late great George Carlin, New York Times bestselling author and lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour Corey Taylor sounds off in hilarious fashion about the many vagaries of modern life that piss him off. Whether it’s people’s rude behavior in restaurants and malls, the many indignities of air travel, eye-searingly terrible fashion choices, dangerously clueless drivers, and--most of all--the sorry state of much modern music, Taylor’s humor and insight cover civil society’s seeming decline--sparing no one along the way, least of all himself. Holding nothing back and delivered in Taylor’s inimitable voice, You’re Making Me Hate You is a cathartic critique of the strange world in which we find ourselves.

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