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Turismo, cultura e desenvolvimento

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ISBN: 9788578791940 Year: Pages: 240 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7476/9788578791940 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: SciELO Books - EDUEPB
Subject: Social Sciences
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As discussões sobre turismo e cultura têm suscitado crescente interesse pelas dinâmicas dos processos que afetam ao desenvolvimento de regiões e lugares. O desafio posto pelos autores do livro é contribuir no debate teórico/conceitual para explicação do turismo e da cultura enquanto fenômeno e realidade empírica de forma a promover o desenvolvimento voltado ao ser humano e o aprofundamento das pesquisas nos diversos estados do Brasil.

"Fit im Forst" - eine bewegungsbezogene Intervention für Forstwirte

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ISBN: 9783863951047 Year: Pages: 291 DOI: 10.17875/gup2013-472 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Education --- Sports Science --- Public Health --- Social Sciences
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Die Waldarbeit ist eine körperlich anspruchsvolle Tätigkeit und geht mit intensiven Belastungen des Stütz- und Bewegungsapparates einher. Die Berufsgruppe der Forstwirte ist somit nicht vom, in der heutigen Gesellschaft weit verbreiteten, Risikofaktor Bewegungsmangel betroffen. Vielmehr sind stereotype Bewegungsmuster verantwortlich für die Ausprägung muskulärer Dysbalancen, die wiederum ätiologisch für Rückenbeschwerden sein können. Im Rahmen der vorliegenden Studie wurden zunächst die Bedingungen und Arbeitstätigkeiten bei der Waldarbeit analysiert. Auf der Grundlage eines biopsychosozialen Ansatzes wurde darauf aufbauend eine bewegungsbezogene Intervention für Forstwirte konzipiert. Die Zielsetzung bestand darin, die berufsbedingten Belastungen im Sinne eines sportlichen Ausgleichstrainings zu reduzieren sowie spezifi sche Gesundheitsressourcen zu stärken. Die Intervention wurde im betrieblichen Kontext für einen Zeitraum von drei Jahren implementiert. Die Evaluation erfolgte anhand ausgewählter motorischer und psychosozialer Parameter sowie einer Analyse des Krankenstandes. Die Ergebnisse verdeutlichen die Notwendigkeit einer bewegungsbezogenen Intervention bei einem Berufsbild mit vergleichsweise hoher körperlicher Belastung und es wurde aufgezeigt, wie eine solche Maßnahme im betrieblichen Kontext langfristig implementiert werden kann.

La "reconnaissance" comme principe de la Théorie critique

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ISBN: 9782847887259 DOI: 10.4000/books.enseditions.5124 Language: French
Publisher: ENS Éditions
Subject: Social Sciences
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La théorie de la reconnaissance constitue aujourd’hui un paradigme essentiel pour les sciences humaines et fait l’objet de multiples métamorphoses et controverses dans la pensée contemporaine, par exemple dans les domaines du droit, de la politique, de l’économie, de la morale, de l’éducation, de l’épistémologie. Le présent ouvrage de Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch offre l’exemple d’une réinterprétation active de la théorie envisagée aussi bien en rapport à l’exégèse de la tradition philosophique dont elle procède qu’au renouvellement du débat critique contemporain sur l’état de la société et du capitalisme. Le travail de Schmidt am Busch est représentatif de la façon dont une nouvelle génération de philosophes se confronte à la théorie de la reconnaissance en se rapportant à la fois aux textes fondateurs de Hegel et de Marx comme aux interprétations récentes d’Axel Honneth et Ludwig Siep, qui tous deux ont placé la philosophie hégélienne en général et la question de la reconnaissance en particulier au centre de leur investigation philosophique.

"Wir schützen unseren Park" - Aushandlungsprozesse von Räumen, Identitäten und Institutionen im Pendjari-Nationalpark (Benin)

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ISBN: 9783863952624 Year: DOI: 10.17875/gup2017-1026 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Social Sciences
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Pendjari National Park in northern Benin is not only a tourist attraction and an area for the protection of biodiversity, it is also a showcase for participatory management approaches. Since its foundation as an animal protection area in 1954 under French colonial rule, the park has been object of often conflictual but productive negotiations between different groups of neighboring dwellers, such as peasants, herdsmen and hunters, as well as the park administration itself. During 19 months of fieldwork, ethnographic data on conflicts and negotiation processes were collected. Their detailed analyses show how different groups of actors construct the park as a socially relevant entity. Data from historical investigation and an extended case study of the participatory attempts at cooperation between the park administration and local hunters illustrate the social construction of spaces, identities as well as norms, values and institutions: Local hunters consider the park primarily a nowadays illegal hunting ground and a domain of spirits, while park administrators and international development actors declare it a zone of state-protected biodiversity. By showing how the national park and related spaces, identities, norms, values and institutions are socially produced, the analysis contributes to recent debates in the field of human-environment interaction and especially political ecology. Moreover, it offers complex insights and practical recommendations regarding participatory approaches to the management of natural resources and especially national parks.

#identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Nation

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ISBN: 9780472901098 9780472074150 9780472054152 Year: Pages: 377 DOI: 10.3998/mpub.9697041 Language: English
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Subject: Media and communication --- Social Sciences
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"Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has served as a major platform for political performance, social justice activism, and large-scale public debates over race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and nationality. It has empowered minoritarian groups to organize protests, articulate often-underrepresented perspectives, and form community. It has also spread hashtags that have been used to bully and silence women, people of color, and LGBTQ people. #identity is among the first scholarly books to address the positive and negative effects of Twitter on our contemporary world. Hailing from diverse scholarly fields, all contributors are affiliated with The Color of New Media, a scholarly collective based at the University of California, Berkeley. The Color of New Media explores the intersections of new media studies, critical race theory, gender and women’s studies, and postcolonial studies. The essays in #identity consider topics such as the social justice movements organized through #BlackLivesMatter, #Ferguson, and #SayHerName; the controversies around #WhyIStayed and #CancelColbert; Twitter use in India and Africa; the integration of hashtags such as #nohomo and #onfleek that have become part of everyday online vernacular; and other ways in which Twitter has been used by, for, and against women, people of color, LGBTQ, and Global South communities. Collectively, the essays in this volume offer a critically interdisciplinary view of how and why social media has been at the heart of US and global political discourse for over a decade."

(Des)movilización de la sociedad civil chilena

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ISBN: 9789568416898 Year: Pages: 304 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Ariadna Ediciones
Subject: Social Sciences
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Research on the Chilean social mobilization of the last decades, the exhaustion of the neoliberal model and the search for alternatives

1 Civic Space—and Desire—Deranged (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9780815395232 9780815395263 9781351184137 Year: Pages: 19 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Social Sciences
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Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, such as a remembrance park or a casino, in various places in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, Australia and Asia. The consecutive chapters of the book present these chosen spaces as the interconnection between the everyday and the ideological. By doing so the book reimagines the socio-political effects of the countercultural assemblages and ontologies of difference that these spaces produce, represent and foster, as presented through outcasts and nomads of various kinds and forms. The book reflects on different interpretations of the key texts from primarily post-linguistic theoreticians, such as Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari and Jacques Derrida. It will benefit students and academics in architecture, geography, philosophy and urban studies and planning, who seek to understand the politics of space, place and civility. By deconstructing normative ideological constructs, the book uses the concept of desire to explore the tensions between expectations of civic spaces and the disappointment and wonder of their immanent existence.

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civic spaces --- desire

1 Samhandling Under Risk (SUR) (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9788202535025 Year: Pages: 20 DOI: 10.23865/noasp.36.ch1 Language: English
Publisher: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP (Nordic Open Access Scholarly Publishing)
Subject: Sociology --- Social Sciences
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"The main objective of this chapter is to clarify some key and overall theoretical and conceptual frameworks underlying the research project “Samhandling Under Risk” (SUR), as discussed in the various chapters of this anthology. The overall research question is: What are the basic structures of the concept of samhandling under risk and how can samhandling be created when the conditions are unpredictable? This chapter explains in particular the terms “samhandling” (SAM), “the Unforeseen” (UN), “Risk” and “SUR structures”. Furthermore, these concepts are explored more deeply in relation to each other, which also frames the main approach of the anthology. As a basis, a specific understanding of “The Nature of the Unforeseen”, an expanded and customized Bow-tie Model, as well as a clarification of the boundaries enclosing the research field are compared to traditional risk analysis and training in what is already known and in dealing with probable threats. Although the individual studies reported in this anthology also have their own specific angles regarding these concepts and models, they have nevertheless been based on these. The core focus is also on learning in the light of organizational learning and SUR. The boundaries, challenges and the anthology’s focus on learning are also expressed in the more general and overall question: How can we as a society prepare ourselves for the unforeseen, the events and threats at the outer reaches of what we have trained for? A more indepth explanation about the background of this research project is also given in the preface of the anthology."

1 sur 500 : La réussite scolaire en milieu populaire

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ISBN: 9782810710515 DOI: 10.4000/books.pumi.13399 Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires du Midi
Subject: Social Sciences
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Un sur cinq cents est un ordre de grandeur. Il signifie la probabilité qu’un enfant d’ouvrier né dans les années soixante a d’obtenir un diplôme d’ingénieur dans les années quatre-vingts. La sociologie s’est longtemps préoccupée des raisons de l’échec scolaire en milieu populaire ; mais, du même coup, elle a négligé les raisons d’éventuelles réussites qui, deux siècles après la Révolution française, restent, à vrai dire, marginales. Qui est cet enfant d’ouvrier sur cinq cents qui réalise une brillante scolarité ? Pourquoi celui-ci réussit-il alors que tous échouent ? Qui sont ses parents et grands-parents ? Quelles sont les raisons sociales et familiales de ce succès exceptionnel ? Quelles en sont les données structurelles et sociétales ? Peut-on repérer quelques-unes des “recettes” de la réussite scolaire en milieu populaire ? Le projet social que se donne la lignée familiale, du fait d’une trajectoire sociale souvent instable et frustrante (mobilité sociale descendante du père par rapport au grand-père, non-respect de l’homogamie entre le père et la mère, immigration familiale, descendance restreinte, arrêt prématuré des études parentales...) est l’élément fondamental et structurant que l’auteur place au centre d’une analyse “socio-généalogique”.

10 Weltbürger Perspectives and Samhandling (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9788202535025 Year: Pages: 10 DOI: 10.23865/noasp.36.ch10 Language: English
Publisher: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP (Nordic Open Access Scholarly Publishing)
Subject: Sociology --- Social Sciences
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"The chapter starts with a criticism of management and control concepts that have been rooted in economic or psychological theories and models, although society’s complexity and the pace of change will demand a broader and deeper foundation for the development of effective management systems in the future. Other voices need to be put forward. Immanuel Kant (1795/1991) argued for his idea of the Weltbürger (“world citizen”), also known as “The Cosmopolitan Ideal”. His fundamental philosophy is that all humans are welcome, regardless of time and place, and that all humans are world citizens, regardless of nationality and cultural belonging (Kant, 1795/1991). All people are co-citizens, independent of nationality and cultural affiliation, and the Weltbürger is concerned with global problems and solutions. Another central thinker is Jacques Derrida (1930–2004), a French philosopher and writer particularly known for the term “Deconstruction”, which is about splitting up words and phrases to find out what they really mean, in the light of the culture and underlying attitudes. Human comprehension requires common words and phrases (language), and a cultural and social context, both of which have formed the basis for conceptual analysis of the terms “hospitality” and “threshold of tolerance”. The conclusion is that the concepts of the Weltbürger and “hospitality” have important values in and of themselves, and are ideas that are universal and timeless, providing an important compass for samhandling."

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