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My First Book of Sign

by Pamela J. Baker

My First Book of Sign, a full-color alphabet book, gives the signs for 150 of the words most frequently used by young children. The vocabulary comes from recognized word list sources such as the Dale List of 769 Easy Words. The proportion of word category choices (nouns, modifiers, and verbs) is based on early language acquisition research. Readers do not have to know American Sign Language to enjoy My First Book of Sign; the book provides explanations of how to form each sign. This is a very special alphabet book appropriate for all children who are just beginning to read.

Schritt für Schritt zum Patent

by Sonja Vorwerk

Dieses Buch vermittelt einen Überblick über den Prozess der Patenterteilung und zeigt auf, dass Patente auf Erfindungen auch im Interesse der Wissenschaftler sind und dass ihnen eine zunehmend wichtigere Rolle in der Bewertung wissenschaftlicher Arbeit zukommt. Es wendet sich an alle, die auf dem Gebiet der Patente noch Wissenslücken haben und legt auf verständliche Weise dar, dass sich Patente und wissenschaftliche Publikationen nicht ausschließen müssen. Patente bieten die Chance auf eine weitere Einnahmequelle (Arbeitnehmererfindervergütung) und können sogar die Grundlage für ein Spin-Off und somit eine eigene Unternehmens(mit)gründung sein. Dieses Werk bietet einen Leitfaden, um sich im komplizierten Prozess der Patenterteilung zurechtzufinden und ermöglicht so dem Leser, für seine eigene Patentanmeldung effektiv mit dem Patentfachmann zusammenzuarbeiten.

Maschinenbau: Ein Lehrbuch für das ganze Bachelor-Studium

by Werner Skolaut

„Alles aus einer Hand“; Dieses vierfarbige Lehrbuch bietet in einem Band ein lebendiges Bild des gesamten Maschinenbaus.Studierende finden das im Bachelor-Studium behandelte Wissen ausführlich und anhand vieler Beispiele erklärt.Im Mittelpunkt steht das Verständnis der Zusammenhänge zwischen den Fachgebieten.Herausragende Merkmale sind:- Alle Grundlagenfächer in einem Band- Vierfarbiges Layout mit mehr als 1500 Abbildungen- Ein Leitbeispiel führt durch das gesamte Buch- Übersichtsboxen verdeutlichen Zusammenhänge und Methoden- Verständnisfragen ermöglichen die Lernkontrolle beim Lesen- Farbige Merkkästen heben das Wichtigste hervor- Jedes Kapitel enthält Rechenaufgaben und Kurzlösungen- Anwendungs- und Beispielboxen erklären schwierige Themen- Vertiefungsboxen erläutern Hintergründe- Bonusmaterial auf der HomepageInhaltlich spannt sich der Bogen von der Technischen Mechanik über die Thermodynamik und Strömungslehre, die Werkstoffkunde, die Maschinenelemente und die Fertigungstechnik bis hin zur Elektrotechnik und Regelungstechnik.In der zweiten Auflage wurden; zukunftsweisende Themen wie geometrische Produktspezifikationen, additive Fertigungstechniken, Industrie 4.0 und Energiespeicher erweitert und weitere Aufgaben aufgenommen.Auf der Homepage zum Buch sind die Lösungen zu den Rechenaufgaben und das Bonusmaterial zu finden.„Das Lehrbuch Maschinenbau begeistert durch seine vielen Abbildungen, aktuellen Beispiele und lebendigen Formulierungen. Der rote Faden in Form des Antriebsstranges eines modernen Automobils sowie die aufeinander abgestimmten Verständnisfragen und Vertiefungsboxen machen das Buch zu einer angenehmen Lektüre. Hier wird deutlich, dass beim Leser Interesse geweckt und er spielerisch an die Lehrthemen herangebracht wird.“Prof. Dr.-Ing. P.U. Thamsen, TU Berlin

Medizinische Physik: Grundlagen

by Wolfgang Schlegel Christian P. Karger Oliver Jäkel

Das vorliegende Werk bietet eine im deutschsprachigen Raum einzigartige, umfassende und aktuelle Darstellung der Medizinischen Physik. Es liefert damit das Fundament für die Anwendung physikalischer Methoden in der Medizin, der Entwicklung neuer oder verbesserter Verfahren zur Untersuchung und Behandlung von Patienten sowie für die Bereitstellung und den Einsatz physikalischer Methoden in der klinischen Anwendung. Es unterstützt als Lehrbuch den Bedarf nach einer systematischen medizinphysikalischen Aus- und Weiterbildung von Physikern, die an medizinischen Einrichtungen tätig sind.Das Buch orientiert sich am Stoffkatalog der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik (DGMP) und legt den Schwerpunkt auf die Medizinische Physik in der Radiologie und Radioonkologie. Das Werk ist in fünf Teile unterteilt:· In Teil I werden die Grundlagen der Strahlenphysik, der biostatistischen Methoden, der Medizinischen Informatik, der organisatorischen und rechtlichen Aspekte sowie des Strahlenschutzes abgehandelt. · Teil II behandelt die radiologische Diagnostik und umfasst die bildgebenden Verfahren der Röntgendiagnostik, der Röntgen-Computertomographie, der Magnetresonanztomographie sowie des Ultraschalls. · Teil III beschreibt die Methoden der nuklearmedizinischen Diagnostik und Therapie. · In Teil IV wird die Medizinische Physik der Strahlentherapie in vertiefter Form dargestellt. · Teil V beschreibt ausgewählte Themen aus dem Gebiet der Medizintechnik. Zu allen Teilen werden Übungsaufgaben und Kontrollfragen angeboten, mit denen der Leser das Gelernte überprüfen kann. Ergänzend werden auf einer Website Musterlösungen, zusätzliches vertiefendes Text- und Bildmaterial sowie Animationen und Videos zur Verfügung gestellt. Das Buch versteht sich als Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk, das begleitend zu Weiterbildungsveranstaltungen und Studiengängen oder auch zum Selbststudium auf dem Gebiet der Medizinischen Physik eingesetzt werden kann. Es basiert auf dem Heidelberger Weiterbildungskurs „Medizinische Physik für Physiker“ und richtet sich vornehmlich an Physik-Absolventen und Naturwissenschaftler mit grundlegenden physikalischen Kenntnissen. Die Herausgeber sind als Wissenschaftler am Deutschen Krebsforschungszentrum (dkfz) tätig und lehren als Professoren für Medizinische Physik an der Universität Heidelberg.

Ernährung und Fasten als Therapie

by Rainer Stange Claus Leitzmann

Die 2. Auflage dieses Buch, inkl. ebook, aus der Naturheilkunde wurde von den renommierten Herausgebern und Autoren komplett aktualisiert, beschreibt den aktuellen Stand moderner Ernährungsformen und Fastenmethoden und wie diese gezielt präventiv und therapeutisch einsetzbar sind. Neue Themen wurden aufgenommen wie folgt: „Ernährungssituation in Deutschland“, „Neueste Ergebnisse zu Fasten“, „Krebs“ und „Nährstoffsupplemente“. In diesem Buch finden Ärzte, Ernährungswissenschaftler, Diätassistenten und Heilpraktiker bewährte Ernährungskonzepte, die Indikation bei bestimmten Erkrankungen und die aktuelle Studienlage dazu. Der Inhalt Grundlagen zu Ernährung und FastenAusgewählte NahrungsinhaltsstoffeGrundlegende Formen der ErnährungstherapieFasten als Erlebnis, Prävention und TherapiePlus: Empfehlenswerte Ernährung bei Nahrungsmittelunverträglichkeiten und bestimmten Krankheitsbildern Aktuelle Forschungsmethoden und Trends rund um die Ernährung: Mit diesem Nachschlagewerk können Sie Ihre Patienten optimal beraten und behandeln.

Psychologie der Sprichwörter: Weiß die Wissenschaft mehr als Oma?

by Dieter Frey

Dieses Buch untersucht gängige Sprichwörter des Volksmunds aus psychologisch-wissenschaftlicher Perspektive: Stimmen die alten Sprichwörter mit den Erkenntnissen der modernen Wissenschaft überein? Weiß die Wissenschaft mehr oder gar weniger als Oma, die sich viele Zusammenhänge des alltäglichen Lebens durch "Lebensweisheiten" erklärte? 33 kompakte Kapitel beleuchten 33 bekannte Sprichwörter und erklären, was die Wissenschaft dazu weiß, unter welchen Bedingungen ein Sprichwort gilt und wo ggf. die Grenzen seiner Gültigkeit liegen. Ein Buch für Studierende und Dozierende der Psychologie, denn es bietet durch die Breite der Themen eine Übersicht über viele Phänomene und Theorien der Psychologie - gleichzeitig aber auch für interessierte Laien, die für Alltagsphänomene psychologische Erklärungen suchen.

Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Their Application in Evolutionary Biology: Concepts and Practice

by László Zsolt Garamszegi

Phylogenetic comparative approaches are powerful analytical tools for making evolutionary inferences from interspecific data and phylogenies. The phylogenetic toolkit available to evolutionary biologists is currently growing at an incredible speed, but most methodological papers are published in the specialized statistical literature and many are incomprehensible for the user community. This textbook provides an overview of several newly developed phylogenetic comparative methods that allow to investigate a broad array of questions on how phenotypic characters evolve along the branches of phylogeny and how such mechanisms shape complex animal communities and interspecific interactions. The individual chapters were written by the leading experts in the field and using a language that is accessible for practicing evolutionary biologists. The authors carefully explain the philosophy behind different methodologies and provide pointers - mostly using a dynamically developing online interface - on how these methods can be implemented in practice. These "conceptual" and "practical" materials are essential for expanding the qualification of both students and scientists, but also offer a valuable resource for educators.

Protyposis – eine Einführung: Bewusstsein und Materie aus Quanteninformation (essentials)

by Thomas Görnitz

Das vorliegende essential stellt die Protyposis als abstrakte bedeutungsoffene Qubits (AQIs) vor. Dies sind die physikalisch und mathematisch einfachsten Quantenstrukturen. Deren fundamentale Rolle begründet eine durchgängige Erklärung der kosmischen Entwicklung, der Herausformung materieller Teilchen, von Leben und Bewusstsein. Aus ihr folgen Strukturen der Wechselwirkungen, der gravitativen, elektromagnetischen, schwachen und starken. In einem Lebewesen werden AQIs für dieses auch zu bedeutungsvoller Information. Die AQIs formen Körper und Psyche als „Uniware“ zu einer Einheit, die ein hochentwickeltes Bewusstsein zu freien Entscheidungen befähigt. Es agiert sowohl logisch als auch spontan, im Gegensatz zur KI sogar nicht-algorithmisch.

Crossmedialität im Journalismus und in der Unternehmenskommunikation

by Andreas Köhler Kim Otto

Crossmedialität ‒ das Kreuzen der Medien ‒ ist einer der großen Trends im Journalismus und in der Unternehmenskommunikation. Inhalte werden über mehrere Plattformen publiziert, Organisation, Planung, Recherche und Qualitätssicherung passen sich an. Medienkonvergenz wird von einem theoretischen Konzept zur Medienpraxis. Dieser Band beschreibt den crossmedialen Wandel und erfasst dessen Stand. Dies erfolgt sowohl auf theoretischer als auch auf empirischer Ebene. Zudem werden die Auswirkungen des crossmedialen Wandels auf die Rezeption von Medien empirisch beschrieben und Konzepte dargestellt.

Management Studies in South Africa: Exploring the Trajectory in the Apartheid Era and Beyond (Palgrave Studies in African Leadership)

by R. Sooryamoorthy Shaun Ruggunan

This book examines the trajectory of management studies in South Africa during the apartheid and post-apartheid periods. The unique political journey of South Africa provides a distinctive context in which to explore the progression of management studies within a developing state. The authors consider how Apartheid has configured the discipline of management studies to reflect certain racial, institutional and gendered trends, and analyse the extent to which these trends have adapted or changed in post-Apartheid times. Appealing to management scholars and professionals, this book provides implications for policy and practice within the South African higher education sector, and presents avenues for future research.

Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery: 20th International Conference, DaWaK 2018, Regensburg, Germany, September 3–6, 2018, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science #11031)

by Ladjel Bellatreche Carlos Ordonez

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery, DaWaK 2018, held in Regensburg, Germany, in September 2018.The 13 revised full papers and 17 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 76 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: Graph analytics; case studies; classification and clustering; pre-processing; sequences; cloud and database systems; and data mining.

Management Perspective for Transport Telematics: 18th International Conference on Transport System Telematics, TST 2018, Krakow, Poland, March 20-23, 2018, Selected Papers (Communications in Computer and Information Science #897)

by Jerzy Mikulski

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Transport Systems Telematics, TST 20187, held in Krakow, Poland in March 2018.The 36 full papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 128 submissions. They present and organize the knowledge from within the field of telematics in road transport, in rail transport, in marine transport, in air transport, in logistics.

The Ancestry of Regional Spatial Planning: A Planner’s Look at History

by Louis C. Wassenhoven

This book is not a historical or archaeological treatise, but rather a study in which the author looks at the past, not as a historian, but as a planner who has the ambition to unravel the early manifestations of his discipline; a discipline which did not exist as such in remote periods, but the ingredients of which were nevertheless present. The author has observed the past equipped with knowledge and understanding of what regional planning was in the second half of the twentieth century and still is. He stands in the period of the first decades after the Second World War, which were the formative years of regional planning, and looks back at bygone ages. He discusses ideas and literature from the immediate post-war period in order to examine the ancestry of regional planning through their lens. The book will attract a broad range of readers because of its approach and its wide coverage of historical periods and world regions. Although Europe is the main focus, the book contains material on all continents and all periods, the ancient world, the medieval age and the modern era. The history of Urban Planning is taught and researched widely, but the history, or pre-history, before the twentieth century, of Regional Spatial Planning is not. This book will fill that vacuum.

Cultural Influences on Public-Private Partnerships in Global Governance

by Adam B. Masters

This book explores how professional and organisational cultures influence global public-private partnerships, which form a key element of global governance. Using case studies, the partnerships of three international government organisations – the International Telecommunication Union, Interpol and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property – illustrate how partnerships are formed and operate in accordance with the accepted cultural beliefs and values associated with both profession and organisation. In brief, engineers create partnerships they are comfortable with, which are different in form and operation to those of police, which also differ from those of the conservator. This book will appeal to scholars of international relations, global governance, organisational studies and public administration. It also conveys lessons for professionals at the international level in international government organisations, business and civil society who engage in, or want to engage in global public-private partnerships.

Sites of Translation: What Multilinguals Can Teach Us about Digital Writing and Rhetoric (Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative)

by Laura Gonzales

Winner of the 2016 Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Book Prize Sites of Translation illustrates the intricate rhetorical work that multilingual communicators engage in as they translate information for their communities. Blending ethnographic and empirical methods from multiple disciplines, Laura Gonzales provides methodological examples of how linguistic diversity can be studied in practice, both in and outside the classroom, and provides insights into the rhetorical labor that is often unacknowledged and made invisible in multilingual communication. Sites of Translation is relevant to researchers and teachers of writing as well as technology designers interested in creating systems, pedagogies, and platforms that will be more accessible and useful to multilingual audiences. Gonzales presents multilingual communication as intellectual labor that should be further valued in both academic and professional spaces, and supported by multilingual technologies and pedagogies that center the expertise of linguistically diverse communicators.

Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

by Kaira M. Cabañas

Throughout the history of European modernism, philosophers and artists have been fascinated by madness. Something different happened in Brazil, however, with the “art of the insane” that flourished within the modernist movements there. From the 1920s to the 1960s, the direction and creation of art by the mentally ill was actively encouraged by prominent figures in both medicine and art criticism, which led to a much wider appreciation among the curators of major institutions of modern art in Brazil, where pieces are included in important exhibitions and collections. Kaira M. Cabañas shows that at the center of this advocacy stood such significant proponents as psychiatrists Osório César and Nise da Silveira, who championed treatments that included painting and drawing studios; and the art critic Mário Pedrosa, who penned Gestaltist theses on aesthetic response. Cabañas examines the lasting influence of this unique era of Brazilian modernism, and how the afterlife of this “outsider art” continues to raise important questions. How do we respect the experiences of the mad as their work is viewed through the lens of global art? Why is this art reappearing now that definitions of global contemporary art are being contested? Learning from Madness offers an invigorating series of case studies that track the parallels between psychiatric patients’ work in Western Europe and its reception by influential artists there, to an analogous but altogether distinct situation in Brazil.

Orthogonal Latin Squares Based on Groups (Developments in Mathematics #57)

by Anthony B. Evans

This monograph presents a unified exposition of latin squares and mutually orthogonal sets of latin squares based on groups. Its focus is on orthomorphisms and complete mappings of finite groups, while also offering a complete proof of the Hall–Paige conjecture. The use of latin squares in constructions of nets, affine planes, projective planes, and transversal designs also motivates this inquiry. The text begins by introducing fundamental concepts, like the tests for determining whether a latin square is based on a group, as well as orthomorphisms and complete mappings. From there, it describes the existence problem for complete mappings of groups, building up to the proof of the Hall–Paige conjecture. The third part presents a comprehensive study of orthomorphism graphs of groups, while the last part provides a discussion of Cartesian projective planes, related combinatorial structures, and a list of open problems. Expanding the author’s 1992 monograph, Orthomorphism Graphs of Groups, this book is an essential reference tool for mathematics researchers or graduate students tackling latin square problems in combinatorics. Its presentation draws on a basic understanding of finite group theory, finite field theory, linear algebra, and elementary number theory—more advanced theories are introduced in the text as needed.

Financial Exposure: Carl Levin's Senate Investigations Into Finance And Tax Abuse

by Elise J. Bean

At a time when Congressional investigations have taken on added importance and urgency in American politics, this book offers readers a rare, insider’s portrait of the world of US Congressional oversight. It examines specific oversight investigations into multiple financial and offshore tax scandals over fifteen years, from 1999 to 2014, when Senator Levin served in a leadership role on the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the Senate’s premier investigative body. Despite mounting levels of partisanship, dysfunction, and cynicism swirling through Congress during those years, this book describes how Congressional oversight investigations can be a powerful tool for uncovering facts, building bipartisan consensus, and fostering change, offering detailed case histories as proof. Grounded in fact, and written as only an insider could tell it, this book will be of interest to financial and tax practitioners, policymakers, academics, students, and the general public.

Toeplitz Operators on Kähler Manifolds: Examples (SpringerBriefs in Mathematics)

by Tatyana Barron

The purpose of this Brief is to give a quick practical introduction into the subject of Toeplitz operators on Kähler manifolds, via examples, worked out carefully and in detail. Necessary background is included. Several theorems on asymptotics of Toeplitz operators are reviewed and illustrated by examples, including the case of tori and the 2-dimensional sphere. Applications in the context of multisymplectic and hyperkähler geometry are discussed. The book is suitable for graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, and any researchers.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Toddlers: Improving Attachment and Emotion Regulation

by Emma I. Girard Nancy M. Wallace Jane R. Kohlhoff Susan S. Morgan Cheryl B. McNeil

This book presents an early treatment model for toddlers. It describes the early life span development, trajectory, and future potential of toddlers and how it may be powerfully influenced by the protection and guidance of caregivers to meet toddlers’ physical and mental health needs. It offers an in-depth guide toParent-Child Interaction Therapy with Toddlers (PCIT-T), an evidence-based program for addressing and preventing behavior problems affecting young children’s development. The book details the innovative intervention design and how it guides clinicians in providing treatment for 12-month old to 24-month old toddlers with disruptive behaviors in addition to being used as a prevention model for caregivers experiencing stress of child rearing. PCIT-T focuses on core areas of social and emotional development, including behavior management and language skills, and can be used in dealing with difficulties as diverse as tantrums, language issues, autistic behaviors, and separation anxiety. Play therapy and compliance training in child-directed as well as parent-directed sessions are also examined. Initial chapters provide an overview of attachment and behavioral theory components that are foundational to the treatment model. Subsequent chapters provide a session-by-session guide and clinical manual for implementation of PCIT-T as well as the clinician tools needed to monitor treatment integrity and fidelity to the model. Topics featured in this book include:Core elements and treatment goals of PCIT-TA range of behavioral assessments used in PCIT-T.Instructions for room set-up, toy selection, and special considerations when providing PCIT-T treatment.Preparation guides for the pretreatment interview, assessment sessions, and weekly coaching sessions.The importance of child-directed interaction toddler (CDI-T) and parent-directed interaction toddler (PDI-T) in teaching children the necessary skills to regulate their emotions and develop self-control. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Toddlers is a must-have resource for clinicians and related professionals, researchers and professors, and graduate students in the fields of clinical child and school psychology, social work, pediatrics, infancy and early childhood development, child and adolescent psychiatry, primary care medicine, and related disciplines.

Servant-Leaders in Training: Foundations of the Philosophy of Servant-Leadership (Palgrave Studies in Workplace Spirituality and Fulfillment)

by John Henry Horsman

Guided by and complimenting the writings of Robert K. Greenleaf, this book aims to deepen, expand and extend the philosophy of servant-leadership. Proposing a grounding framework for the studies of leadership, training and development, the author suggests that servant-leadership is primarily based on the structures of human development. Emphasizing the notion of a developing servant-consciousness and explaining the composition of a servant-leader disposition, this book analyzes the way that leadership has evolved. The characteristics of a servant-leader are categorized into five primary capacities, each with a focus on holistic listening and path-finding foresight. Servant-leaders in Training is essential reading for scholars of organizational leadership and management, and those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of servant-leader philosophy more generally.

Granville Sharp's Uncovered Letter and the Zong Massacre

by Michelle Faubert

This book delineates the discovery of a previously unknown manuscript of a letter from Granville Sharp, the first British abolitionist, to the “Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.” In the letter, Sharp demands that the Admiralty bring murder charges against the crew of the Zong for forcing 132 enslaved Africans overboard to their deaths. Uncovered by Michelle Faubert at the British Library in 2015, the letter is reproduced here, accompanied by her examination of its provenance and significance for the history of slavery and abolition. As Faubert argues, the British Library manuscript is the only fair copy of Sharp’s letter, and extraordinary evidence of Sharp’s role in the abolition of slavery.

Michelle Obama’s Impact on African American Women and Girls

by Michelle Duster Paula Marie Seniors Rose C. Thevenin

This edited collection explores how First Lady Michelle Obama gradually expanded and broadened her role by engaging in social, political and economic activities which directly and indirectly impacted the lives of the American people, especially young women and girls. The volume responds to the various representations of Michelle Obama and how the language and images used to depict her either affirmed, offended, represented or misrepresented her and its authors. It is an interdisciplinary evaluation by African American women and girls of the First Lady’s overall impact through several media, including original artwork and poetry. It also examines her political activities during and post-election 2016.

The Modernisation of the Republic of Korea Navy: Seapower, Strategy and Politics (Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific)

by Ian Bowers

This book sheds light on one of the most under-studied but powerful navies in the world. Using a multifaceted approach, it examines how the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) has sought to transform itself from a coastal naval force focused solely on deterring North Korea to a navy capable of operating in the blue waters of East Asia and beyond. The project argues that peninsular and regional security dynamics, technological developments, the US-South Korea alliance and internal politics combine to inform and shape ROKN modernisation.

Human Rights as Battlefields: Changing Practices and Contestations (Human Rights Interventions)

by Gabriel Blouin-Genest Marie-Christine Doran Sylvie Paquerot

This book examines human rights as political battlefields, spaces that are undergoing constant changes in which political conflicts are expressed by a translation process within networks of interactions. This translation, in turn, contributes to modifying the scope and understanding of human rights. Ultimately, these battlefields express the legitimacy encounter of different versions of human rights in contemporary political practices. The volume thus challenges both the tendency to minimize the changing nature of human rights as well as the struggles emerging from the use of human rights discourses as a legitimization tool. By shifting the focus on what stakeholders do instead of solely on the origin, nature or foundations of human rights, the authors reveal that human rights are not static objects: they are constantly transformed and, as such, affect the horizon of universal rights.

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