By Alejandro PORTES
Este libro recoge una muestra del trabajo reciente de Alejandro Portes, uno de los pensadores sociales latinoamericanos más sobresalientes de las últimas tres décadas. l. a. obra de Portes es, sin duda, una de las contribuciones más originales y rigurosas al estudio de las economías y las sociedades latinoamericanas contemporáneas
By Ibrahim Elmadfa
The eu foodstuff and future health document is the 1st accomplished review of the current prestige of foodstuff and overall healthiness in Europe, and of the on hand assets and necessities for appropriate and consultant info from assorted international locations. thirteen european member states and Norway have participated during this undertaking, pursuing 3 major targets: compilation of obtainable nutrient consumption and wellbeing and fitness information; id of significant nutrients and illnesses; id of difficulties about the equipment and compatibility of information assortment. the most issues contain meals offer and availability, strength and nutrient consumption in several age teams, well-being signs and standing, weight problems, actual job and smoking. The Appendix deals an in depth booklet of nationwide reviews and unmarried initiatives. This publication offers a superb foundation for the making plans of destiny initiatives in meals and healthiness and will be of serious curiosity to all execs within the fields.
By Marcus Willaschek, Jürgen Stolzenberg, Georg Mohr
The Kant Dictionary is a advisor to the philosophical paintings of Immanuel Kant whereas incorporating the most recent scholarship. This scholar variation provides crucial entries inside the complete, three-volume compendium published in 2015. It sheds gentle on Kant`s writings, philosophical terminology, and on key participants he mentions.
By David Chalmers (editor), David Manley (editor), Ryan Wasserman (editor)
Metaphysics asks questions about lifestyles: for instance, do numbers rather exist? Metametaphysics asks questions on metaphysics: for instance, do its questions have determinate solutions? if that is so, are those solutions deep and demanding, or are they purely a question of the way we use phrases? what's the right technique for his or her solution? those questions have bought a heightened measure of cognizance in recent years with new kinds of ontological deflationism and pluralism demanding the type of realism that has develop into orthodoxy in modern analytic metaphysics. This quantity matters the prestige and goals of metaphysics as a self-discipline. It brings jointly a few of the imperative figures within the debate with their most up-to-date paintings at the semantics, epistemology, and technique of metaphysics.
In 1906, Sir George Newman's 'Infant Mortality: A Social Problem', essentially the most very important healthiness stories of the 20th century, was once released. To commemorate this anniversary, this quantity brings jointly an interdisciplinary group of prime teachers to guage Newman's serious contribution, to check present understandings of the heritage of toddler and early adolescence mortality, specifically in Britain, and to debate smooth techniques to youngster healthiness as a continual social challenge. the quantity argues that, even after a hundred years of healthiness programmes, clinical advances and scientific interventions, early formative years mortality continues to be an important social challenge and it additionally proposes new methods of defining and monitoring the matter of continual mortality differentials.