By Iris Alanyali
Sie wollen in Izmir einen Teppich kaufen? Oder einen Döner? Sie kennen das Wunderwort »ayip« nicht? Dann sollten Sie diese Gebrauchsanweisung lesen: Sie verrät Ihnen nicht nur die Feinheiten türkischer Umgangsformen, sondern auch einiges über die Schamgrenzen im Hamam oder weshalb Mustafa Kemal Atatürks Konterfei dem Besucher aus jeder Fischbude entgegenlächelt. Iris Alanyali weiß, used to be ihre Landsleute umtreibt – sie berichtet von türkischen Hochzeiten und wundersam wirkendem Honig, von verträumten Buchten an der Schwarzmeerküste und dem Sündenpfuhl von Antalya. Von Istanbul, der Schönen, und Izmir, der Hässlichen. Von dem langen Weg nach Europa und den Protesten im Gezi-Park. Und von Großmüttern, die am Bosporus nach wie vor das Sagen haben.
By John McCarthy
Techniques to city regeneration have replaced dramatically all through Europe and the us over contemporary a long time, drawing on notions of public-private partnership, development coalitions and native spatial alliances. during this enticing e-book John McCarthy offers serious attention of such theories when it comes to their software to perform. He indicates how those notions are used to give an explanation for the character and underlying procedures of city improvement and to additional targets for city regeneration. to check their applicability, he examines the case of Dundee, together with the position of the Dundee Partnership, a version for plenty of facets of partnership operating. The ensuing conclusions recommend ways that the perform of city regeneration might be stronger when it comes to inclusion, fairness and sustainability.
By Jochen Stutz, Kam Weng Wong, Catalina Tsai (auth.), Ian Barnes, Krzysztof J. Rudziński (eds.)
Oxides and acids of nitrogen play a huge function in regulating atmospheric radical degrees, specifically, that of the OH radical the most initiator of the degradation of chemical substances within the surroundings. A finished assessment at the tools used to degree nitrogen oxides and acids within the troposphere is given and problems and artefacts linked to using the recommendations for measurements in city and mega urban environments is illustrated. state of the art tools for the dimension of OH and HO2 radicals are reviewed and lately known problems, particularly with the size of HO2 radicals, are highlighted.
Other contributions to the ebook disguise our current knowing of the gasoline, aqueous and particulate/aerosol part atmospheric degradation chemistry of unstable natural compounds (VOCs) less than NOx stipulations normal of rural, city and mega urban environments. Examples of measurements of NOx and VOCs within the atmospheres of those environments are given, specifically for the megacities Cairo and Beijing, at the side of modelling reviews which try and simulate the sector observations utilizing state-of-the paintings wisdom at the chemistry of the VOCs and radical degrees.
By Thomas J. Baldino
Whereas the media and the general public are likely to concentrate on the personalities and foibles of the applicants and the horse-race parts of political campaigns, election results usually count as a lot at the principles that restrict applicants' actions and advertisements as at the applicants' structures and private attraction. what quantity of money may possibly applicants elevate? From whom can they settle for cash? whilst and the way could they spend their crusade cash? What are they allowed to assert of their advertisements? proficient electorate who comprehend the limitations below which campaigns function can see earlier the headlines and the hype to evaluate the standard of the applicants' crusade judgements and their administration talents. The nearly a hundred records collected during this reference consultant positioned the basic details in readers' hands.After introducing 18th- and 19th-century efforts to manage American election campaigns, this booklet examines the 20th-century evolution and refinement of election crusade legislation in era-by-era chapters and concludes with a bankruptcy on 21st-century advancements. each one bankruptcy opens with a brief essay highlighting politically suitable ancient occasions of the period to put the subject material in context.
By Anthony D. King
Representations of the town have normally eager about city dichotomies akin to renewal or decline, poverty or prosperity, and politics or tradition. those simplistic portrayals go away many basic questions unanswered. What constitutes a urban? What photos and discourses are used to build it? What makes urban dwellers be triumphant or fail?
Discussing contemporary visible, architectural and spatial adjustments in ny and different significant international towns in terms of the subjects of ethnicity, capital, and tradition, Re- proposing town strikes among interpretative representations of the newly rising city and the theoretical and methodological questions raised by means of the duty of illustration itself. members from an wide selection of backgrounds--urban making plans, philosophy, sociology, folklore reports, cultural reviews and architecture--reflect at the building of either the true and the factitious urban, the photographs, metaphors and discourses wherein the modern urban is represented, and the texts which either mediate our adventure of, in addition to give a contribution to generating, town of the longer term.