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  1. Liabilities in E and P contracts; Responsabilidade civil na prestacao de servicos nos contratos de E e P

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    Gondinho, Andre Osorio [Escritorio Doria, Jacobina, Rosado e Gondinho Advogados Associados, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)

    2008-07-01

    The purpose of this article is to debate legal controversies and propose solutions to issues related to the civil liability (contractual and extra-contractual) in the rendering of services in Exploration and Production (E and P) contracts, aiming at minimizing risks and reducing excessive costs for the concessionaires and service providers in the Brazilian Oil and Gas Industry. (author)

  2. FIBRAS DE CARBONO NA CONSTRUÇÃO CIVIL

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    Nicolas Montanari

    2017-02-01

    Full Text Available Os materiais compósitos se dão pela utilização de dois, ou mais, materiais trabalhando de forma conjunta com o propósito de alcançar determinada propriedade a qual não seria possível com os mesmos isolados. A fibra de carbono com resina epóxi utilizada em reforços estruturais é um desses materiais, a grande resistência mecânica à tração e elevado módulo de elasticidade tornam a fibra de carbono adequada do ponto de vista estrutural, e com a resina epóxi atuando de modo a transferir as tensões da estrutura para serem resistidas pela fibra a caracteriza como tal. Este processo de reforço já vem se mostrando uma alternativa a métodos tradicionais, é mais rápido, simples e limpo que outros, clientes vem optando por este processo mesmo que apresente custo final mais elevado, pois quando consideradas as vantagens nele embutidas torna-se viável. Muito já se desenvolveu com a fibra de carbono no ramo da construção civil, porém ainda pode ser feito mais, descobrindo e aperfeiçoando novas técnicas construtivas compostas de materiais com fibra de carbono.

  3. A desobediência civil como instrumento de participação na democracia constitucional

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    Pedro Costa Brahim Pereira

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available A democracia eminentemente representativa apresenta, por vezes, falhas na efetiva participação do povo nas decisões políticas para construção do projeto democrático e no atendimento às garantias constitucionais. Diante deste cenário, examina-se o uso da desobediência civil com vistas a garantir uma maior participação e na busca da soberania popular, da autodeterminação e da transformação social. Apoia-se em fundamentos e princípios do próprio ordenamento, configurando, portanto, ato ilícito, mas não antijurídico, por fundamentar-se na busca de direitos previstos na Lei Maior.

  4. Representação, partidos e sociedade civil na Argentina e no Brasil

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    Kathryn Hochstetler

    Full Text Available Este artigo questiona se as organizações da sociedade civil (OSCs podem e cumprem o papel de exercer uma função de representação em tempos de crise dos partidos políticos. Para tanto, ele examina práticas recentes de representação no Brasil e na Argentina, dois países onde os partidos políticos têm experimentado crises agudas depois de décadas de avaliações ambíguas a respeito de seus sistemas partidários. Em tais momentos, qualquer substituição de partidos por OSCs deveria ser facilmente identificável. Inicialmente, examinam-se as funções e o potencial de representação das OSCs, usando o modelo de partido político como referência. Em seguida, argumenta-se a partir de surveys já publicados e pesquisa de campo inédita, numa comparação focada em quão bem os partidos e OSCs têm desempenhado suas funções públicas e organizacionais no Brasil e na Argentina. A conclusão é a de que as OSCs não substituem os partidos como mecanismos de representação de interesses e valores dos cidadãos - e nem ao menos tentam fazer isso, exceto por um breve período, no auge da crise na Argentina. Em ambos os países, porém, as OSCs melhoram a qualidade de representação dos cidadãos.

  5. Particularidades na escrita matemática de profissionais da construção civil

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    Márcio Antônio Souza Paim

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho tem o objetivo de analisar os registros de escrita matemática de três profissionais da construção civil.  Investiga quais são os conhecimentos matemáticos que os mesmos utilizam ao resolver uma atividade que simula o assentamento de cerâmicas numa área retangular. Ao observar os registros de escrita dos trabalhadores percebeu-se os diferentes caminhos tomados para se resolver a mesma atividade. O contato com os profissionais envolvidos mostrou que as histórias de vida de cada um foram influenciadas por problemas sociais. Por meio de uma pesquisa participante foi possível compreender melhor a maneira como cada profissional resolveu o problema proposto. Constatou-se também que o tempo escolar de cada um influenciou na execução da atividade.Palavras–chave: Registros de escrita matemática. Profissionais da construção civil. Pesquisa participante.Specific written in professional mathematics constructionAbstractThis work aims to analyze the mathematical writing records of three construction professionals. It investigates the mathematical knowledgement they employed to solve an activity that simulates the laying of ceramic in a rectangular area. By observing the workers' written records it was realized the different paths taken to solve the same activity. The contact with the professionals involved showed that the life stories of each one were influenced by social problems. Through a participatory research it was possible to better understanding how each professional solved the problem proposed. It was also found that the school time of each one influenced the execution of the activity.Keywords: Mathematical writing records. Professional construction. Participatory research.

  6. Modelo para formação de parcerias na construção civil

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    Christiane Wagner Mainardes Krainer

    Full Text Available Resumo O presente artigo tem por objetivo formular um modelo de avaliação da eficiência do relacionamento entre construtoras e fornecedores para a construção de parcerias na cadeia de suprimentos da construção civil. Foram pesquisadas, com adoção do método survey, 100 empresas brasileiras, 50 fornecedoras e 50 construtoras. Os dados foram analisados com a aplicação de técnicas multivariadas (cluster, análise fatorial, correlação de Spearman e regressão linear. O modelo desenvolvido nesta pesquisa explica, por meio da criação de um índice de eficiência composto por três fatores determinantes (confiança, relacionamento de longo prazo e compartilhamento de informações, as características do relacionamento interorganizacional na amostra pesquisada. Serve, portanto, de orientação diretiva para adoção de estratégias de formação de parcerias entre construtoras e fornecedores. Para melhorar os índices de eficiência do relacionamento construtora-fornecedor, os principais processos que precisam ser considerados quando da criação de estratégias de parcerias são: seleção e avaliação de desempenho de fornecedores e realização de reuniões conjuntas.

  7. Psicologia no Contexto da Ditadura Civil-militar e Ressonâncias na Contemporaneidade

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    Fabíola Figueirêdo da Silva

    Full Text Available Resumo: Este trabalho tem por objetivo versar sobre as relações da Psicologia com a sociedade no contexto da ditadura civil-militar, considerando o papel das entidades de Psicologia nesse período. Há algumas considerações sobre as características deste contexto histórico e os seus efeitos na subjetividade dos indivíduos que vivenciaram tal momento. O artigo propõe também uma reflexão acerca dos desafios da Psicologia no cenário brasileiro contemporâneo. Foi adotado o tipo de pesquisa bibliográfica, e os dados obtidos foram analisados de forma qualitativa, utilizando-se livros e artigos científicos de língua portuguesa. A ditadura nos remete a um período violento e triste na história brasileira, que teve a característica da violação dos direitos humanos, sendo comum as práticas de tortura, prisões ilegais e mortes. Inicialmente, as associações profissionais dos psicólogos priorizavam questões organizativas e técnicas da profissão, evitando entrar em conflito com a ideologia do Estado ditatorial; e é justamente neste período que a profissão foi consolidada, com a atuação destas entidades que tinham por finalidade defender e representar a categoria dos psicólogos. Contudo, tais associações possuíam postura ambígua frente à violência de Estado: não se pronunciavam contra o regime, ao mesmo tempo em que eram coniventes com esse sistema repressivo. Atualmente, em que se reconhece o compromisso da Psicologia com a realidade em que está inserida, a produção de memória sobre este período da história é fundamental para se compreender as relações complexas que existiram durante a ditadura militar, e que repercutem até os dias atuais.

  8. Responsabilidade Social na Visão de Organizações da Sociedade CivilSocial responsibility under the view of Civil Social OrganizationsResponsabilidad Social en la Visión de Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil

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    SILVA, Dirceu da Silva

    2004-05-01

    Full Text Available RESUMOEste estudo apresenta-se como uma reflexão em relação à prática da responsabilidade social na sociedade nos dias atuais. Busca-se identificar na visão das organizações da Sociedade Civil qual é o papel do indivíduo, das empresas e da formação destes indivíduos como agentes transformadores das empresas nas atividades sociais desenvolvidas por estas empresas.O estudo busca identificar além destas percepções, pontos importantes na relação entre as empresas e as organizações da Sociedade Civil e da formação dos executivos que estarão desenvolvendo as políticas dentro das empresas. Identificar a responsabilidade social sob a ótica das organizações da sociedade civil, possibilita uma nova visão que venha a facilitar a compreensão de como cada ator social têm desempenhado o seu papel.ABSTRACTThis paper shows itself as a reflection on the social responsibility nowadays. It tries to identity in the non-profit institutions view the people’s role, enterprise’s role and the preparation of these people to be the subject of change in the social activities developed by the enterprises. The paper tries to go beyond these perceptions, identifying the most important points between the enterprise and non-profit institution’s relationship, and the executive’s preparation to develop the enterprise policies. The social responsibility identification under the non-profit institutions view permits a new vision that should make easier the understanding on how each social actor is performing his role.RESUMENEste estudio expone una reflexión sobre la práctica de la responsabilidad social en la sociedad contemporánea. Se busca identificar en la visión de las organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil cuál es la función del individuo, de las empresas y de la formación de estos individuos como agentes transformadores de las empresas en las actividades sociales que ellas desarrollan. Además de estas percepciones, el estudio busca

  9. A NATUREZA JURÍDICA DA RESPONSABILIDADE CIVIL DO ESTADO PELA DEMORA NA PRESTAÇÃO JURISDICIONAL

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    Marques, Vinicius Pinheiro; da Costa, Jairo do Socorro dos Santos

    2015-01-01

    Diante da notória morosidade do Poder Judiciário, frente às necessidades de entrega da prestação jurisdicional de forma célere, razoável, eficiente e as divergências doutrinárias e jurisprudenciais, surge o questionamento, a saber, qual a natureza jurídica da responsabilidade civil do Estado em caso de demora na prestação da tutela judicial? Este trabalho permite inferir, em que pese entendimento jurisprudencial em contrário, que o dever do Estado em promover a justiça célere e eficiente se r...

  10. O novo código civil e a sociedade limitada na região do meio oeste catarinense

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    José Ireneu Finger Junior

    2005-07-01

    Full Text Available As sociedades constituídas sob a forma de cotas com responsabilidade limitada formam a absoluta maioria das empresas da região da AMMOC. Portanto, é um segmento representativo na economia regional. Estas organizações passaram a ser regidas a partir de 11 de janeiro de 2003, pelo Novo Código Civil, que revogou o antigo Decreto 3.708/1919, trazendo aos empresários a necessidade de uma adaptação à nova norma, que em alguns de seus pontos, veio gerar polêmica, pois trouxe forte impacto no quadro social e na forma com que foram constituídas anteriormente à vigência do Novo Código. O presente estudo traz uma análise efetuada em 1.061 sociedades limitadas da região da AMMOC, que teve por objetivo ao observação dos ajustes efetuados nos contratos sociais, bem como as causas destes ajustes, após a vigência do Novo Código Civil. Para tanto, foi utilizada como embasamento teórico a nova legislação civil, de forma específica no que trata do direito de empresa, e demais referências bibliográficas surgidas após a vigência do novo pergaminho civilista brasileiro, que deram suporte à formulação do questionário aplicado nas empresas pesquisadas. Os resultados a pontaram alguns dos fatores que proporcionaram às empresas a revisão de seus estatutos, sendo que a maioria não foi efetuada em razão da adaptação à nova norma, então exigida pelo Novo Código Civil. The societies constituted by quotas form with limited responsibilities are the majority absolute ofcompanies constituted in AMMOC region. Therefore, they are a representative segment in thelocal economy. These companies have been under the shelter of the New Civil Code, in January11, 2003, which has revoked the old Decree 3.708/1919, bringing to the entrepreneurs thenecessity of an adjustment to the new models and rules, which in some points have caused somecontroversies, once the rules would cause a strong impact in the social conjuncture and the formin which they

  11. Governança na internet: um estudo sobre o Marco Civil brasileiro

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    Laura Vilela Rodrigues Rezende

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available El trabajo tiene como propósito realizar un estudio sobre la legislación que rige el uso de Internet en Brasil, en el Marco Civil de Internet (Ley 12.965/2014. Se trata de una investigación descriptiva, de naturaleza cua litativa, basada en recopilación bibliográfica y estudio comparativo. Se ex pone inicialmente un breve histórico de Internet en Brasil y su panorama actual. Luego, se presenta el concepto de gobernanza en Internet y los su cesos que marcaron las discusiones acerca de esta temática. Se aborda el Marco Civil de Internet en Brasil, el histórico de su creación y los principios que lo rigen. Se concluye que es un importante instrumento oficial regla mentario para asegurar la libertad y los derechos del usuario. Su concep ción se fundamentó en la participación de la sociedad civil, lo que puede considerarse inédito en lo que se refiere a la creación de leyes reglamenta rias. Se considera que esta sea una ley sofisticada en cuanto a sus directri ces, lo que la vuelve una de las más progresistas del mundo. Pese a todo lo anterior, su trayectoria democrática de creación le otorga un carácter ge neralista y superficial.

  12. Participação da sociedade civil na política ambiental do Governo Lula

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    Cristiana Losekann

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available O trabalho analisa um conjunto de formas de participação de organizações civis na política ambiental durante o governo de Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, entre os anos de 2003 e 2008, levando em consideração aspectos da efetividade da participação e da democratização dos debates acerca do meio ambiente. Fundamenta-se em pesquisa qualitativa, com fontes documentais e entrevistas. As conclusões apontam para a existência de uma sociedade civil altamente organizada e que utiliza múltiplos mecanismos de participação visando um alcance maior para a sua efetividade. Sugere, também, que tanto a efetividade quanto a democratização estão ligados à existência de garantias institucionais, sem as quais dificilmente é possível contrapor-se aos interesses econômicos.This paper analyzes the diversified set of forms of participation of civil society organizations within the environmental policy during the government of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva between 2003 and 2008. It takes into account aspects of effectiveness of participation and the democratization of debates on environment. It is based in qualitative research, with documental sources and interviews. Conclusions show the existence of a highly organized civil society that makes use of multiple mechanisms of participation to reach most effectiveness. It suggests, also, that effectiveness as well as democratization are intimately linked to the existence of institutional warrants, without which it is very difficult to oppose to economic interests.

  13. O trabalho na construção civil: degradação e exclusão social

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    Ivonaldo Leite

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available O artigo tem como objetivo analisar a forma como é configurada a vida pessoal e profissional de trabalhadores da construção civil. O trabalho resulta de uma pesquisa que foi realizada tendo como metodologia a realização de entrevistas semi-estrturadas  com operários e empresários do referido setor, na cidade de Mossoró-RN. Dentre os resultados obtidos, entre os trabalhadores, podem ser realçados os seguintes: 1 sofrimento profissional; 2 não-identificação com o trabalho realizado; 3 incidência de alcoolismo.  Conclusivamente, é assinalado que a desrealização subjetiva, bloqueando a sociabilidade autônoma dos operários e promovendo a sua exclusão do bem-estar social, é uma decorrência do modo de desenvolvimento hegemônico.

  14. Estatuto epistemológico do Direito Civil contemporâneo na tradição de civil law em face do neoconstitucionalismo e dos princípios

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    Rodrigues Junior, Otavio Luiz

    2012-01-01

    O Direito Civil clássico, na tradição de civil law, recebeu críticas por supostos compromissos com a interpretação jurídica alheia a valores e a elementos sociais. O neoconstitucionalismo, a perda de dignidade da legislação e a expansão exagerada dos princípios são elementos que colocam em debate a autonomia e o estatuto epistemológico do Direito Civil. A diferenciação específica de funções e a impossibilidade de aplicação pura e simples de princípios de Direito Público devem ser tomados em c...

  15. Subcontratação e informalidade na construção civil, no Brasil e na França

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    Luciano Rodrigues Costa

    Full Text Available Este artigo apresenta uma análise comparativa do mercado de trabalho do setor da Construção Civil, no Brasil e na França, em um contexto de flexibilização. Fruto de pesquisas de campo em canteiros de obras, nesses dois países, o texto aborda especificidades da informalidade dos contratos de trabalho no setor, que vêm produzindo uma transferência das ilegalidades das grandes para as pequenas empresas. No caso Francês, mediante as agências de temporários. No Brasil, através das pequenas empresas clandestinas, denominadas "gatas". Enfatizam-se a percepção dos trabalhadores frente às ilegalidades e suas estratégias para se manter no mercado. No caso Francês, ressalta-se o trabalho de imigrantes clandestinos ou portadores de títulos de estadia precários, viabilizados pelas agências de temporários. No Brasil, percebe-se que o setor sempre se organizou com base na informalidade e busca, aos poucos, fidelizar os trabalhadores, ainda que se mantenha predominante o trabalho informal.

  16. A RESPONSABILIDADE CIVIL DO ESTADO PELA MOROSIDADE NA EFETIVA PRESTAÇÃO DA TUTELA JURISDICIONAL

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    Isa Omena Machado de Freitas

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available Na contemporaneidade, a busca por solução de conflitos sociais tem exigido dos poderes constituídos mais atenção para a estruturação do poder judiciário. A necessidade de celeridade processual é incessante, pautada na dignidade da pessoa e nos princípios universais de direitos humanos. A jurisdição célere é uma das formas de efetivar o acesso à justiça, e a demanda, ao ser levada ao Estado-Juiz, passa a delegar incumbência a este de dizer o direito com a maior brevidade, sob pena de causar danos aos jurisdicionados, pois a celeridade processual também é um direito fundamental, que exige do poder judiciário a sua efetividade de forma célere e eficiente.

  17. A prototipagem virtual para o detalhamento de projetos na construção civil

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    Ana Luiza Müller

    Full Text Available Apesar da importância da etapa de projeto no desenvolvimento de produtos, com freqüência falhas de projeto têm impactam negativamente o processo de produção. Muitas destas falhas decorrem do emprego de apenas duas dimensões para representação do produto. Uma das alternativas para vencer este problema é a modelagem do produto em 3D. Este artigo apresenta os resultados de um estudo cujo objetivo foi explorar as contribuições da prototipagem virtual para integrar as etapas de projeto e produção. A pesquisa foi conduzida a partir da modelagem virtual para detalhamento dos acabamentos de banheiros. Também foi acompanhada a prototipagem física com a intenção de verificar a conformidade da execução em relação às soluções adotadas na prototipagem virtual e identificar os requisitos para que aumentasse o grau de conformidade. As principais contribuições foram: (a definição e análise de soluções para o detalhamento voltado a orientar a produção; e (b antecipação de situações não previstas no projeto 2D que poderiam resultar em interferências na produção. Como requisitos foram apontados: (a controle de qualidade dos materiais e serviços executados para minimizar as variações dimensionais; (b emprego de tecnologias mais avançadas, menos sujeitas a variações dimensionais; e (c necessidade de incorporação do conhecimento técnico a respeito do processo de produção.

  18. Idosos aposentados no mercado de trabalho informal: trajetórias ocupacionais na construção civil

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    Fernanda Flávia Cockell

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Diante do alto percentual de aposentados trabalhando em atividades penosas, este artigo tem como objetivo analisar as trajetórias ocupacionais de aposentados que encontram no trabalho informal da construção civil uma forma de complementar os baixos valores das aposentadorias ou uma opção de permanecerem "ativos". O presente estudo foi desenvolvido numa abordagem qualitativa, utilizando-se a entrevista semiestruturada. Foram entrevistados operários da construção da cidade de São Carlos -SP (Brasil. As entrevistas foram gravadas e transcritas de forma a recuperar a integralidade dos depoimentos, sendo os dados analisados em unidades temáticas. Os resultados mostram que o trabalho na construção é "uma necessidade familiar" para os entrevistados que procuram obter ganhos extras indispensáveis para manter as mesmas condições financeiras anteriores à aposentadoria. Diante da baixa escolaridade dos entrevistados, a construção foi uma das poucas opções restantes frente a um mercado de trabalho cada vez mais excludente.

  19. A legitimidade ativa do ministério público na ação civil pública

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    Alessandra Mendes

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available The present study has the objective to debate civil procedural rules and how they have been used in the collective actions, the present work chose the theme of the legitimacy it activates of the Ministry I Publish in the Public Civil Action. The relative subjects were approached to the Ministry I Publish as author, as fiscal of the law, in the case of abandonment or cessation of the public civil action and, finally, the controversy possibility of the united performance among the State and Federal public prosecution service.O objetivo de aprofundar o estudo e o debate de regras processuais que vêm sendo utilizadas nas ações coletivas, o presente trabalho elegeu o tema da legitimidade ativa do Ministério Público na Ação Civil Pública. Foram abordadas as questões relativas ao Ministério Público como autor, como fiscal da lei, no caso de abandono ou desistência da ação civil pública e, finalmente, a polêmica possibilidade da atuação conjunta entre o Ministério Público Estadual e Federal.

  20. O USO DE PLACAS DE TETRAPAK COMO UMA ALTERNATIVA SUSTENTÁVEL NA CONSTRUÇÃO CIVIL

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    Nathiara Catharina Primo Nunes

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available A indústria da construção civil, devido a sua grande influência nas atividades econômicas, é responsável pelo consumo de matéria-prima não renovável em grande escala sendo, portanto parte fundamental para que se consiga um desenvolvimento sustentável. Os materiais reciclados surgem como opção para a preservação destes recursos. O sistema modular também se adapta as necessidades da construção sustentável já que seu processo construtivo resulta na racionalização da obra reduzindo perdas, custos facilitando a inserção do material no mercado. O objetivo deste trabalho é desenvolver um sistema construtivo modular produzido com placas de argamassa de cimento, areia e caixas recicladas tetrapak. Foi desenvolvida uma proposta de planta padrão para uma residência com 45m2 onde as vedações e divisórias internas são moduladas e construídas por placas pré-fabricadas de dimensões padronizadas. Estas placas foram produzidas com duas espessuras diferentes de maneira que se pudesse avaliar sua massa final e resistência a compressão. Os resultados obtidos foram comparados com NBR 6136 (2008 Blocos vazados de concreto simples para alvenaria - Requisitos. Um modelo de edificação foi construído neste sistema de maneira que se pudesse avaliar sua durabilidade, resistência as intempéries e conforto ambiental.

  1. O uso de placas de tetrapak como uma alternativa sustentável na construção civil

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    Luiz Antonio Perrone Ferreira Brito

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available A indústria da construção civil, devido a sua grande influência nas atividades econômicas, é responsável pelo consumo dematéria-prima não renovável em grande escala sendo, portanto parte fundamental para que se consiga um desenvolvimentosustentável. Os materiais reciclados surgem como opção para a preservação destes recursos. O sistema modular também se adapta asnecessidades da construção sustentável já que seu processo construtivo resulta na racionalização da obra reduzindo perdas, custosfacilitando a inserção do material no mercado. O objetivo deste trabalho é desenvolver um sistema construtivo modular produzido complacas de argamassa de cimento, areia e caixas recicladas tetrapak. Foi desenvolvida uma proposta de planta padrão para umaresidência com 45m2 onde as vedações e divisórias internas são moduladas e construídas por placas pré-fabricadas de dimensõespadronizadas. Estas placas foram produzidas com duas espessuras diferentes de maneira que se pudesse avaliar sua massa final eresistência a compressão. Os resultados obtidos foram comparados com NBR 6136 (2008 Blocos vazados de concreto simples paraalvenaria - Requisitos. Um modelo de edificação foi construído neste sistema de maneira que se pudesse avaliar sua durabilidade,resistência as intempéries e conforto ambiental.Abstract Due to its strong influence over the economicactivities, the civil construction industry is responsible for thelarge-scale consumption of non-renewable raw materials and byconsequence being an important part of any sustainabledevelopment model. The recycled materials appear as an optionfor preservation of resources. The modular system also fits thenecessities of the sustainable construction since its operativeprocess results in a rationalization of needed man power,reducing losses, costs and facilitating the insertion of the recycledmaterials into the market. The objective of this work is todevelop a modular constructive

  2. Redes e Capacidade de Ação na Sociedade Civil. O caso de São Paulo - Brasil

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    Gurza Lavalle, Adrian

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Despite the notable political and analytical popularity of the concept of “civil society” in recent years, we know surprisingly little about the modus operandi of real civil organizations, even those that have been highlighted constantly in the literature because of their unprecedented leading role. Against this backdrop and using network analysis which was applied to the result of a survey of 202 civil organizations in the city of São Paulo, this article identifies the main leading actors within civil society and above all their different logics of performance and the dynamics of interaction amongst them. Our findings showed, as one would expect from the literature, that the NGOs comprise the group of actors with the greatest capacity for action within the network; however, little or no attention has been paid to the coordinating bodies which the research reveals as a recent innovation in the creation of collective actors—an innovation which has been notably successful. Moreover, the social movements emerged as the most central actors in the network, despite the supposed loss of their leading role as has been diagnosed and taken for granted in the literature since the 1990’s. The three types of actors accumulate different structural advantages within the universe of civil organizations; they fulfill different roles and differ in importance to civil organizations that are peripheral or of intermediate centrality in the network.

  3. Construção civil: análise do comportamento da mão de obra e da produtividade na cidade de santa maria (RS

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    Camila Candida Compagnoni Dos Reis

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available A construção brasileira retomou nos anos recentes o seu importante papel na receita do desenvolvimento. Após décadas de baixo investimento em infraestrutura e em habitação, o país reencontrou sua rota de progresso. Nesse novo cenário evidenciam-se grandes desafios, o principal deles, na trajetória de crescimento continuado, é o da produtividade. É neste contexto que se insere o presente trabalho, objetivando analisar a produtividade da mão de obra da Construção Civil no setor de habitação na cidade de Santa Maria (RS, bem como analisar qual é o perfil de funcionários mais utilizados nas construções. Para atingir os objetivos, este trabalho tem como referência os dados do Sindicato da Construção de Santa Maria – 8RS entre os anos de 2009 e 2014. Houve, no período analisado, avanços na produtividade induzidos pela própria dinâmica de crescimento e por investimentos em treinamento das construtoras da cidade. Verificou-se uma correlação forte entre área construída e mão de obra utilizada pelas construtoras. Constatou-se também um aumento dos estoques em 2012, seguido de uma alta da área construída nos meses de 2013, acarretando nesse ano o pico do número de empregados na Construção Civil na série em estudo.

  4. Problematizando a Responsabilidade de Proteger: Guerra Civil na Síria e o novo dispositivo jurídico-militar de segurança internacional

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    João Paulo Gusmão Pinheiro Duarte

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available O artigo objetiva analisar o redimensionamento de dispositivos contemporâneos de segurança internacional, com atenção à emergência do conceito de Responsabilidade de Proteger: novo instrumento jurídico-militar que busca conter ilegalismos nas relações internacionais em benefício de uma suposta proteção aos direitos humanos. A análise se dá a partir da atual Guerra Civil na Síria.   The article aims to analyze the new dimension of contemporary international security mechanisms, with attention to the emergence of the concept of Responsibility to Protect: new military and legal instrument that aims to contain illegalities in international relations in favor of a supposed protection of human rights. The analysis is based on the current civil war in Syria.

  5. "Sociedade civil global": agentes não estatais e espaço de interação na sociedade política "Global civil society": non-state agents and space of interaction in political society

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    Victor Coutinho Lage

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo visa compreender o conceito de sociedade civil global, a partir de um diálogo entre o construtivismo em Relações Internacionais e o pensador francês Michel Foucault. Dividido em três seções seguidas por uma conclusão, o texto almeja inserir-se em um espaço acadêmico de profunda contestação das bases filosóficas que permeiam as teorias convencionais nas ciências sociais e, em especial, nas Relações Internacionais. A primeira seção dedica-se à discussão acerca da sociedade civil global como espaço de interação agente-estrutura; na seção subsequente, ao conceito como um conjunto heterogêneo de agentes não estatais de escopo global. A terceira seção funde as duas partes da definição. Assim, propõem-se duas dimensões definidoras da sociedade civil global: na primeira, como espaço político; na segunda, como conjunto de agentes de características específicas. Por fim, uma breve conclusão encerra o texto - mas não a polêmica da discussão. Conclui-se que o contexto contemporâneo é marcado por uma complexidade de tal magnitude que torna urgente uma abordagem que evite oposições binárias e fronteiras ontológicas naturalizadas e reificadas, estando, assim, apta a interpretar de maneira mais adequada as relações sociais e políticas atuais.This article aims at understanding the concept of global civil society, from a dialogue between constructivism in International Relations and the French thinker Michel Foucault. Divided in three sections, followed by a conclusion, the text intends to insert itself in an academic space of a profound contestation concerning the philosophical basis of the conventional theories in the social sciences and, specially, in International Relations. The first section is dedicated to the discussion about global civil society as a space of agent-structure interaction; the next section treats the concept as a heterogeneous set of non-state agents of global scope. The

  6. A SOCIEDADE CIVIL PODE MUDAR O JORNALISMO? A experiência do jornalismo de defesa civil na América Latina

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    Silvio Waisbord

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    Full Text Available Após estudos recentes sobre a “teoria do campo” e o “institucionalismo novo” nos estudos sobre jornalismo (Benson, 2004, 2006, a premissa inicial deste artigo é que a imprensa mantém vínculos com três campos externos: os estados, os mercados e a sociedade civil. Os vínculos são formados tanto pelas relações estruturais quanto pelas práticas de fazer notícias. Os fatores estruturais como propriedade, financiamento e legislação determinam as conexões das organizações noticiosas com os estados, as empresas e os protagonistas civis. Os processos de produção e consumo de notícias envolvendo as redações, as fontes e as audiências afetam também a intensidade das relações entre a imprensa e os campos externos.

  7. Study of reuse drill cuttings as aggregate in the civil construction industry; Estudo para reaproveitamento do cascalho de perfuracao como agregado na industria da construcao civil

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    Neder, L.T.C. [PETROBRAS, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil). Exploracao e Producao. Seguranca, Meio Ambiente e Saude; Santos, E.; Bezerra, M.T.A.; Farias, J.G.; Felizardo, A.; Santos, A.S.; Ribeiro, J.C. [PETROBRAS, Natal/Fortaleza, RN/CE (Brazil). Unidade de Negocio; Curti, R.; Suto, A.J. [Associacao Brasileira de Cimento Portland, Jaguare, SP (Brazil)

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    This study was conducted to verify technical feasibility in reusing drill cuttings originated in oil and gas exploration and production to produce concrete or mortar elements. It consisted of physical and chemical characterization of all items used to build field-cured cement samples - drill cuttings, cement and used aggregates; evaluation of resistance; environmental behavior and classification of the resultant materials. The results had demonstrated the reuse of drill cuttings is possible from both technical and environmental perspective and the ratio of concrete or mortar can be customized according to physical and mechanical needs of end products. In the civil construction elements can be built and used as road basis, ground-cement base, blocks and bricks and other non-structural elements. The application of these elements in E and P operations include containment walls for onshore wells, collecting stations, pipeline brackets, supports and hold-down anchors as well as road pavement and access. From the standpoint of chemical safety, the resultant elements made-up from drill cuttings had demonstrated no potential risk for hydrocarbon leaching (TPH), Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH's), Volatile Organic Compounds (BTEX), Phenols nor Metals. From these results many improvements in the E and P waste management can be established, bringing both economy and greater environment protection measures for the Oil and Gas Exploration and Production operations. (author)

  8. Problematizando a Responsabilidade de Proteger: Guerra Civil na Síria e o novo dispositivo jurídico-militar de segurança internacional

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    Gusmão Pinheiro Duarte, João Paulo

    2013-01-01

    O artigo objetiva analisar o redimensionamento de dispositivos contemporâneos de segurança internacional, com atenção à emergência do conceito de Responsabilidade de Proteger: novo instrumento jurídico-militar que busca conter ilegalismos nas relações internacionais em benefício de uma suposta proteção aos direitos humanos. A análise se dá a partir da atual Guerra Civil na Síria.   The article aims to analyze the new dimension of contemporary international security mechanisms, with attenti...

  9. A religião civil americana na construção de Superman e dos super-heróis = The american civil religion in the Superman and super heroes construction

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    Flor, Ricardo Bruno

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo visa verificar e explicar a influência da religião civil americana, como entendida por Catroga e Bellah, sobre o processo que originou os super-heróis, mais especificamente o personagem Superman; focando-se em como a crença na frontier (enquanto articulação da crença no manifest destiny ajudou a construir as características excepcionais do personagem marcando os super-heróis a partir dele. São abordados, tanto na literatura americana como em suas histórias em quadrinhos (tirinhas e revistas, os gêneros western, policial-detetivesco e aventura (aventura espacial, selvagem e outras variações, bem como os peculiares personagens pré-super-heroicos e as primeiras histórias do próprio Superman. O objetivo é mostrar como as características dos super-heróis e do próprio Superman foram inseridas e mantidas nesses gêneros ficcionais pela influência da crença na frontier, explicando a origem do personagem (e dos super-heróis como uma construção gradual

  10. Comunitarismo, sociedade civil e a reforma da educação na era FHC (1995-2002/Communitarianism, civil society and the education reforms in Brazil during the Fernando Henrique Cardoso government (1995-2002

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    Sidney Reinaldo da Silva

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo discute a relação entre as reformas da educação e a concepção de sociedde civil na era FHC, a partir de uma crítica ao comunitarismo. Apontamos que a concepção de formação humana pressuposta nas reformas do período em questão, voltada para a aprendizagem do trade off econômico e moral (ajudar os pobres como forma de compensar os benefícios recebidos pela sociedade, como o emprego, bolsas de estudos coaduna-se com o neoliberalismo e com o reforço da histórica cisão “moral” da sociedade brasileira. This paper argues the relationship between education reforms and the civil society conception in Brazil during the Fernando Henrique Cardoso government (1995-2002. We analizes the communitarian people moral formation conception of such reforms showing how it harmonises with the neoliberal values like the exigence of the apprenticeship of the economic and moral trade-off: the market rationality. But such a trend does not help the brazilian people eliminate his historical moral cision grounded on deep economic inequalities conected with an “imoral” social subornination even for liberal values.

  11. A importância do inglês e do espanhol para a capacitação na aviação civil = The importance of the English and Spanish languages in civil aviation training

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    Castro, Adriana Teixeira de

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo fala da importância da proficiência em inglês e espanhol para a capacitação de profissionais da aviação, em específico dos servidores da Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC/Brasil. Destaca-se o inglês como língua da aviação, a importância do inglês e do espanhol para eventos de capacitação na área – sendo a língua inglesa mais representativa – e a importância estratégica do espanhol para o Brasil, em especial devido à estreita relação entre ANAC e CLAC (Comissão Latino-americana de Aviação Civil. São mencionadas as ações da Agência relativas a idiomas, tendo como público-alvo seus servidores e também o público externo

  12. Novos desafios para os atores da sociedade civil brasileira em un contexto de mudancas na cooperacao internacional

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    K. Biekart (Kees)

    2013-01-01

    markdownabstractIntro A pesquisa conduzida pela FGV sobre cooperação internacional e a arquitetura financeira das Organizações da Sociedade Civil (OSCs) brasileiras (CEAPG & ARTICULAÇÃO D3, 2013) tem gerado resultados importantes. Auxiliam no melhor entendimento sobre as mudanças nacionais e

  13. Gestão de resíduos sólidos na construção civil: uma análise do relatório GRI de empresas listadas na BM&FBOVESPA

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    Fabiana Frigo Souza

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Uma das áreas em ascensão no Brasil é a construção civil, o qual é um setor que gera impactos ambientais, dentre eles, um número elevado de resíduos sólidos. Em razão disso, este estudo tem como objetivos identificar e avaliar o que as empresas do ramo da construção civil listadas na BM&FBOVESPA evidenciam em seus relatórios de sustentabilidade relativamente à gestão de seus resíduos. Para atender aos objetivos propostos, foram pesquisados os relatórios de sustentabilidade das empresas listadas na BM&FBOVESPA do setor de construção civil. Os resultados mostraram que pequena parte do total de empresas listadas divulga o relatório de sustentabilidade e que, das duas empresas identificadas, após a análise das informações efetivamente divulgadas, uma apresentou dados referentes a 96% dos itens da Categoria Ambiental da Global Reporting Initiative (GRI, e a outra apresentou apenas 19% dos itens. Além disso, em ambas as empresas foram identificados itens em que a divulgação foi feita de forma parcial ou sequer foi feita. O estudo conclui que mesmo a construção civil sendo uma área em expansão e geradora de resíduos, são poucas as empresas que apresentam relatório socioambiental.  

  14. Caracterização do consumo de bebidas alcoólicas durante a realização de trabalho na construção civil: implicações para a segurança ocupacional

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    Bizarro, Maria Margarida de Campos

    2007-01-01

    Dissertação de Mestrado em Engenharia Humana O consumo de álcool e a realização de trabalho tem vindo a ser apontado como uma das principais razões da elevada sinistralidade ocorrida em determinados sectores, em particular na construção civil. Em Portugal, como noutros países europeus, o sector da construção civil é o sector profissional que apresenta maiores índices de sinistralidade. É consensual o impacto do consumo de álcool nos comportamentos individuais e, em concreto, na segur...

  15. Mapeamento da deposição irregular dos resíduos provenientes da construção civil na cidade de Mossoró-RN

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    Giordanio Bruno Silva Oliveira

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available A construção civil tem sido considerada uma das mais importantes atividades para o desenvolvimento da sociedade, porém é uma atividade que causa impactos ambientais, pois utiliza recursos naturais, modifica o meio ambiente e gera um grande volume de resíduos. Nota-se que as atividades ligadas à construção civil no município de Mossoró-RN, são responsáveis por gerar uma quantidade considerável de resíduos de construção civil (RCC, que na maioria das vezes, são depositados em locais irregulares, por não haver na cidade um local específico para esse fim. Esses resíduos constituem um grave problema, tanto para o meio ambiente quanto para qualidade de vida da população. A pesquisa foi realizada com o objetivo de mapear áreas de depósito irregular de resíduos provenientes da construção civil na cidade de Mossoró-RN. Foi realizada a demarcação dos pontos de acordo com a localização do despejo dos resíduos, com a finalidade de identificar e indicar sua localização dentro da zona urbana de Mossoró-RN. No presente estudo, foi possível identificar 11 pontos de deposição irregular de resíduos provenientes da construção civil, espalhados em diferentes locais da cidade, alguns situando-se próximo de áreas residenciais, o que caracteriza sérios riscos à saúde pública, e outros dispostos próximos de cursos d’água, o que provoca degradação do meio ambiente.Mapping of irregular dumping of solid waste from construction industry at Mossoró-RN, BrazilAbstract: Construction industry has been considered one of the most important activities regarding to society development, however it causes environmental impacts, because it uses natural resources, modifies the environment and generate a huge amount of waste. It was observed that in Mossoró, RN, Brazil, a large amount of construction waste is often deposed in unauthorized sites because the municipality does not provide a specific site for this purpose. Such waste

  16. A cor do abandono: as crianças em situação de rua no Recife na Ditadura Civil-Militar (1964-1985

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    Humberto Silva Miranda

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    Full Text Available A historiografia registra que o cenário urbano do Recife, durante a ditadura civil-militar (1964-1985, foi marcado por crescimento econômico e aumento das desigualdades sociais. A cidade que crescia, convivia com a presença de meninos e meninas, em situação de abandono, que ocupavam as ruas e avenidas e faziam do espaço público local de trabalho e morada. A questão do abandono passou a ser propagada na imprensa local e nacional. Para o Diário de Pernambuco, o abandono tinha uma cor: sépia, que descoloria o cenário da cidade. Neste artigo, pretendo analisar como o discurso do abandono e as políticas públicas de assistência foram construídas nesse período sócio-histórico. A partir desse objetivo, proponho construir uma conexão com a atuação da Febem em Pernambuco, instituição fundada no primeiro ano da Ditadura Civil-Militar.   Palavras-chave: Menores Ambandonados - Recife; Fundação Estadual do Bem-Estar do Menor (PE; Menores de Rua.

  17. Customização em Massa na Construção CivilMass Customization in Civil ConstructionPersonalización en Masa en la Construcción Civil

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    MORAES, Walter Fernando Araújo de

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    Full Text Available RESUMOO objetivo deste artigo é examinar como o fenômeno da customização em massa está sendo empreendido no setor da construção civil. Nesse sentido, a estratégia de pesquisa adotada foi a de estudo de casos múltiplos, que foi realizado em duas empresas. A principal técnica adotada para a coleta de dados se consistiu de entrevistas semi-estruturadas. A análise dos dados ocorreu em cinco fases. Ao se analisar as ações empreendidas no processo de customização, ficou evidenciado que as empresas apresentam extensões de customização distintas. A utilização de tecnologias como: Drywall e PEX favorecem a customização e aumentam a flexibilidade das instalações. A seleção de fornecedores e o empreendimento de parcerias também se mostraram fundamentais. Necessita-se de profissionais mais qualificados, com visão ampla do negócio, além de forte integração entre as áreas técnica e comercial. As principais dificuldades dizem respeito à falta de comprometimento dos clientes no cumprimento de prazos estabelecidos e os elevados custos para administrar o sistema produtivo. Conclui-se que menos do que customização em massa foi adotada uma estratégia de customização pura em conjunto com esforços associados ao aumento da flexibilidade do projeto e da construção.ABSTRACTThe objective of this paper is to examine how the phenomenon of mass customization is being undertaken in the civil construction sector. Therefore, the research strategy adopted was a multiple-case study, which was carried through in two companies. The main technique adopted for the data collect consisted in semi-structured interviews. The analysis of the data occurred in five different phases. When analyzing the actions undertaken in the customization process, it was evidenced that the companies present different stages of customization. The use of technologies such as Drywall and PEX lead to customization and increase the flexibility of the facilities. The

  18. ANÁLISE DO NÍVEL DE TREINAMENTO DOS TRABALHADORES DA CONSTRUÇÃO CIVIL NA CIDADE DE MONTEIRO-PB

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    João Moraes Sobrinho

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    Full Text Available A construção civil é uma área que apresenta grande importância econômica para o país. A área de construção requer os mais variados tipos de conhecimentos e competências técnicas e conceituais. O objetivo deste trabalho foi analisar o nível de treinamento dos trabalhadores da construção civil em Monteiro-PB. A relevância do trabalho reside no fato d o treinamento ser uma estratégia que pode agregar vantagem competitiva às organizações e estimular a redução de possíveis patologias, bem como ajudar a reduzir custos e retrabalhos. A pesquisa, delineada como estudo de campo, utilizou entrevistas com gestores da construção da cidade de Monteiro-PB e formulários aplicados junto aos trabalhadores do nível operacional, para um diagnóstico mais preciso. Os dados foram coletados na primeira quinzena de março de 2016. Os dados apontam para a falta de capacitação, treinamentos e estímulos ao desenvolvimento para os trabalhadores da construção na região. Conclui-se que os gestores de obras de Monteiro-PB ainda não dão o devido valor ao desenvolvimento de competências que poderão conduzir suas empresas a maiores níveis de competitividade e que os trabalhadores ainda carecem de estratégias para sua formação e desenvolvimento profissional, o que pode, a médio prazo, afetar a sua empregabilidade.

  19. Mal-estar na civilização e desastre totalitário Malaise in civilization and totalitarian disaster

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    François Villa

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    Full Text Available O autor interroga a relação entre o desastre totalitário e a psicanálise. Será que a psicanálise, os psicanalistas, tem algo pertinente a dizer acerca da barbárie? Esta não é uma dimensão que estaria fora do nosso campo? Será que podemos afirmar que o desastre que sobreveio na cultura não teria tido senão pouca ou nenhuma consequência sobre nossa "teoria", nossas "práticas", nossa "arte"? Não é incrível que demos seguimento à tarefa psicanalítica como se a onda da irrupção do terror e da barbárie na cultura não tivesse abalado as quatro paredes de nossos consultórios? Estas são perguntas que este artigo enfrenta e que levam o autor a se voltar sobre a questão dos estados limites a partir de sua reflexão acerca dos efeitos psíquicos duradouros do totalitarismo.Malaise in civilization and totalitarian disaster. The author cross-examines the relationship between psychoanalysis and totalitarian disaster. Does psychoanalysis, psychoanalysts, have something relevant to say about the barbarism? Isn't this a dimension which is beyond our field? Can we say that the disaster that befell the culture would not have had but little or no consequence on our "theory", our "practice" our "art"? Isn't it amazing that we follow the psychoanalytic task as if the wave of eruption of terror and barbarism in culture had not shaken the four walls of our offices? These are questions which this article is facing, and leading the author to get back on the issue of borderline states since his reflection on the lasting psychological effects of totalitarianism.

  20. Civil law

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    Hesselink, M.W.; Gibbons, M.T.

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    The concept of civil law has two distinct meanings. that is, disputes between private parties (individuals, corporations), as opposed to other branches of the law, such as administrative law or criminal law, which relate to disputes between individuals and the state. Second, the term civil law is

  1. Civil Identity

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    of Israel to Luce Irigaray's Feminist agenda of elaborating gender specific civil identities. My intention is to investigate whether these different employments of 'civil identity' point towards a common, and fairly well defined object field asking questions of contemporary relevance to the philosophy......In this paper I will go through a catalogue of examples of contexts in which the term civil identity is currently used, ranging from the formal and technical process of linking a set of administrative and other events to an individual biological person by means of identity cards, fingerprints, iris...

  2. A AVIAÇÃO CIVIL BRASILEIRA NO PERÍODO DE 1930 – 1940: Um artigo na Revista Cultura Política

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    João dos Santos Filho

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    Full Text Available A linha de pesquisa que desenvolvo junto a Universidade Estadual de Maringá, denominada História da Hospitalidade e do Turismo no Brasil e América Latina, me aproximou de três leituras fundamentais, que me permitiram compreender a importância política e histórica do presidente Getúlio Vargas, e passar a admirá-lo como um estadista de perfil autoritário, conservador e nacionalista, mas também, arrojado na montagem e administração do aparelho ideológico de Estado. A primeira dessas leituras foi o Diário, elaborado por Celina Vargas do Amaral Peixoto, neta de Getúlio Vargas, livro publicado em 1995. Este título é importante dentro da historiografia nacional, pois o personagem da História que trabalhamos é o próprio narrador do fato, portanto, conhece a situação que expõe e focaliza o seu instante presente. A segunda leitura foi o livro Getúlio Vargas, meu pai, escrito por sua filha, Alzira Vargas do Amaral Peixoto, que ocupou o cargo de auxiliar de gabinete junto à Casa Civil de 1937 até 1945, portanto, constituindo-se em fonte de imenso valor histórico, pois é um relato familiar publicado em 1960. A terceira leitura é a Revista Mensal de Estudos Brasileiros, publicada pela Divisão de Imprensa e Propaganda – DIP, entre 1941 a 1945. A Revista era responsável pela propaganda oficial do governo, promoção pessoal do presidente, censura e divulgação cultural. Editada por Almir de Andrade, é considerada o principal órgão de divulgação do Estado Novo. Existem inúmeras páginas na história brasileira, referentes a esse personagem nacionalista, carismático, autoritário e populista chamado Getúlio Dorneles Vargas, que depôs o governo do presidente Washington Luís por meio de um movimento armado de oposição, e governou o Brasil de 1930 a 1945 e de 1951 a 1954. Suas ações no campo econômico, político, cultural e social, transformaram o aparelho de Estado em instrumento de controle para a implantação do

  3. O planejamento tributário na construção civil: custo pago/incorrido X custo orçado

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    Cristiane Cardoso dos Santos Alves

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Artigo desenvolvido sob a ótica do planejamento tributário nas empresas de construção civil, tendo como para metro as Instruções Normativas números 84/79,23/83 67/88, expedidas pela Secretaria da Receita Federal, que disciplina mapuração do resultado desse ramo de atividade. Na Instrução Normativa 84/79encontra-se a conceituação as normas sobre assunto, inclusive os métodos de apuração do custo pago incorrido do custo orçado. As instruções seguintes trouxeram alterações no ãmbito do custo pago incorrido do custo orçadores pectivamente. presente artigo tem como finalidade demonstrar que custo orçado melhor opção para recolhimento do imposto de renda contribuição social no decorrer da construção do empreendimento, conclusão chegada por meio de análise das referidas instruções, pesquisas bibliográficas sobre assunto exemplos didáticos com cálculos do imposto contribuição, para comprovar tese. This articJe was developed under the view of tax planning for the civilconstruction companies, based on the Normative Instructions numbered 84/79, 23/83 and 67/88, distributed by the Internal Revenue Services, whichaverages the results on this type of activity. ln the Normative Instructionnumbered 84/79 we found the explanation and the norms about this subject,especial/y the methods used to measure the incurred cost and the expectedcost. The fol/owing instructions brought some alterations in terms of thepaid incurred cost and expected cost, respectively. The present articJewishes to demonstrate that the expected cost is the best way to prepare thetax return form and the social contribution during the construction phase,formulated through the analyses of the referred instructions, bibliographicresearch about the subject and some examples with tax return calculationsto prove this thesis.

  4. Os aparelhos privados de hegemonia possível e impossível na sociedade contemporânea: abordagem gramsciana sobre a relação Estado e sociedade civil

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    Joaquim Pacheco Lima

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available O presente estudo visa investigar alguns fundamentos filosóficos da política na sociedade contemporânea sob a égide do capitalismo no período de acumulação financeira, donde o Estado aparece como elemento de absorção e contração das organizações da sociedade civil como possibilidade e impossibilidade de hegemonia, a partir de uma leitura dos pressupostos gramsciano. O conceito de sociedade civil, em Gramsci, conforme o ‘Caderno do Cárcere’ e sua releitura de Hegel e Marx, apontam luzes para entender as relações de poder na sociedade contemporânea nos processos de mudanças (estrutural/superestrutural, nas tramas privadas dos aparelhos privados de hegemonia.  Para Gramsci não há hegemonia ou direção política e ideológica sem o conjunto das organizações materiais que compõem a sociedade civil. Tais organizações, denominada de aparelhos privados de hegemonia, possui autonomia para manifestação e base material própria, na perspectiva de legitimação dos interesses da classe dominante.  O objetivo principal da investigação filosófica é entender as relações de poder no campo do Estado e dos aparelhos privados de hegemonia possível e impossível.

  5. Sustentabilidade na Construção Civil: Avaliação do Ciclo de Vida Energético e de Emissões de CO2 de Fachadas para Habitações Sociais

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    Lucas Rosse Caldas; Rosa Maria Sposto; Armando Caldeira Pires; Jacob Silva Paulsen

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    Como consequência da crescente discussão dos impactos ambientais gerados pela construção civil, as pesquisas atuais têm buscado focar na seleção de materiais e sistemas construtivos incluindo critérios de sustentabilidade. Nesse contexto, este trabalho teve como objetivo a utilização de dois indicadores ambientais: consumo de energia e emissões de CO2, para avaliação de quatro sistemas de fachadas para habitações de interesse social (HIS) no Brasil: light steel framing, parede de concreto mol...

  6. A união europeia na governança do clima : o caso da aviação civil internacional

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    As emissões da aviação civil internacional correspondem a cerca de 2,5% das emissões de gases do efeito estufa no mundo. Não há acordo internacional que constranja a tomada de ações para a redução das emissões do setor. Nas negociações dos acordos do clima, em 1997, definiu-se que o fórum adequado para tratar do tema era a Organização da Aviação Civil Internacional (OACI). Desde então, não foi firmado um acordo internacional prevendo padrões e limites de emissão. Em 2008, a União Europeia dec...

  7. DISTÚRBIOS OSTEOMUSCULARES RELACIONADOS AO TRABALHO: SITUAÇÃO NA CONSTRUÇÃO CIVIL EM GOIÂNIA

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    Débora Pereira Rosa, Débora Benchimol Ferreira

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    Full Text Available Skeletal muscle disturbs related to the work: situation in the civil construction in Goiânia - The related muscle skeletal disturbs (WRMD, known as Repetitive Effort Lesion are world wide phenomenon, bringing negative repercussion to the workers, undertaking and the society. There are worker's categories considered at risk. This exploratory research sought to identify de display of WRMD and their repercussion among civil construction's workers in Goiânia, as well to identify the performance of nurses in the area of the civil construction relative the WRMD prevention. After explain consent announce, 105 workers, arising from public undertaking, private and autonomous. From 47 person that described pain in the characteristic regions of WRMD, 38 point pain in the first, 29 in the hand's fingers, 23 in the scapula's region and 16 in the shoulders, that don't motivated the search of the health services, removal or work accidents. We didn't find relate of the use direction about WRMD prevention. It doesn't appear in the individual's account the nurse's of the work figure. We concluded that the WRMD manifestations haven't great repercussion on the workers yet, because it is an area that doesn't have the nurse performance yet.

  8. Novos meridianos da produção editorial em castelhano: o papel de espanhóis exilados pela Guerra Civil na Argentina e no México New axes of editorial production in Castilian: the role of Spanish civil war exiles in Argentina and Mexico

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    Gabriela Pellegrino Soares

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem por objetivo lançar luz sobre o impacto da Guerra Civil Espanhola sobre a indústria editorial argentina e mexicana. Em particular, pretende enfocar as contribuições oferecidas por refugiados ou exilados espanhóis que, uma vez estabelecidos na outra margem do Atlântico, procuraram retomar seus ofícios de origem, inserindo-se nas gráficas e editoras existentes nesses dois países ou fundando novos negócios livreiros. Tanto o México como, em especial, a Argentina, beneficiaram-se da crise impingida pela guerra à indústria editorial da antiga metrópole para explorar o vasto mercado aberto aos impressos em língua espanhola.This article aims at shedding light on the impact of the Spanish Civil War on the publishing industry in Argentina and in Mexico. Particularly, it intends to analyze the contributions of Spanish refugees or in exile who, once established on the other border of the Atlantic Ocean, tried to go back to their previous jobs, working at preexisting publishing houses in those two countries or creating new ones. Both Mexico and specially Argentina took advantage of the Spanish publishing industry's crises so to explore the vast business opportunities for books in Spanish.

  9. Reforma studija geodezije na Odsjeku za geodeziju Građevinskog fakulteta Univerziteta u Sarajevu : Reform of the study of geodesy at the Department of geodesy of Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Sarajevo

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    Džanina Omićević

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    Full Text Available U ovom radu prikazane su aktivnosti i ciljevi vezani uz implementaciju Bolonjskog procesa na Odsjeku za geodeziju Građevinskog fakulteta Univerziteta u Sarajevu. Prvi puta su predstavljeni novi programi studija geodezije organizovana u tri ciklusa: dodiplomski, diplomski i doktorski studij. Cilj je da sažeto iznesemo osnovne informacije o reformskom procesu, koji je u toku, a koji bi trebalo da dugoročno promijeni evropski visokoškolski sistem. : This paper presents activities and goals related with the implementation of the Bologna process at the Department of Geodesy of Civil Engineering, University of Sarajevo. For the first time, new curricula study of geodesy which are organized into three cycles: bachelor, master and postgraduete doctoral study are presented. The goal of this paper is to present basic informacion about ongoing reform proces, and that should change the long-term European university system.

  10. Responsabilidade civil por abandono afetivo

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    Fidélis, Maria de Lourdes

    2013-01-01

    Este estudo tem por objetivo a análise da responsabilidade civil por abandono afetivo na relação paterno-filial a partir de recentes decisões dos tribunais brasileiros. Inicialmente discorre sobre a evolução da família contemporânea. Examina os elementos da responsabilidade civil objetivando uma interseção entre o novo Direito de Família e as transformações no dever de indenizar. A partir de dois casos paradigmáticos escolhidos busca-se encontrar os fundamentos e finalidades das demandas por ...

  11. Evaluation of natural radioactivity in some granitic rocks in the state of Parana, Brazil and its use in civil construction; Avaliacao da radioatividade natural em algumas rochas graniticas do estado do Parana e sua utilizacao na construcao civil

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    Ferreira, Ademar de Oliveira

    2013-07-01

    Primordial, or terrestrial natural radionuclides, are found in different amounts in the environment. In dwellings, an important dose increment is due to building materials, which contribute for both the external gamma dose from the radionuclides of the {sup 238}U, {sup 235}U and {sup 232}Th series and the natural {sup 40}K and the internal dose, due mainly to {sup 222}Rn inhalation. Once granitic rocks are widely used both as construction materials or structural flooring, those rocks can become an important dose source, depending on the content of concentrations of radioactivity, and the construction application. In this work, a database for granitic rocks of the crystalline shield of Parana (mainly in the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba, RMC), used in civil construction, was generated, evaluating in terms of radiological protection the external and internal dose increments, caused by the use of these materials. Also, possible correlations between the {sup 226}Ra activity concentration, the {sup 222}Rn exhalation rate, density, porosity and chemical composition (oxide content) in these samples had been studied. The external dose was assessed by gamma-ray spectrometry with High-Purity Germanium detectors, where the activity concentration of the radionuclides {sup 232}Th, {sup 226}Ra and {sup 40}K are the parameters used in dosimetric models (Dosimetric Indexes), which established limits in accordance with the form, amount and application of material of construction. For the calculation of the annual effective external dose it was assumed a room model with dimensions of 4 m x 5 m x 2:8 m and all walls internally covered with 2 cm thickness of granite and an annual exposure time of 7000 h as suggested by the European Commission of Radiological Protection for internal superficial coating materials. The internal exposure was assessed from the radon concentration in the air of the room model, simulated from the superficial exhalation rate of {sup 222}Rn. The exhalation

  12. Apropriação da internet na atuação política de organizações da sociedade civil de Salvador

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    Borges, Jussara; Lessa, Bruna; Brandão, Gleise

    2013-01-01

    O artigo tem por objetivo relatar as formas de participação política praticadas por organizações da sociedade civil (OSC) de Salvador-Bahia-Brasil e o emprego que dão à internet neste processo. Trata-se de uma pesquisa aplicada, utiliza-se a revisão bibliográfica e a pesquisa empírica é constituída de cinco fases, sendo a entrevista semiestrutarada o intrumento utilizado para a coleta de dados. Os resultados apontam que a participação em debates e fóruns, a busca de informações, a conscientiz...

  13. “My dear de Madariaga”. Correspondencia entre Madariaga e Eden en 1936 en prol dunha paz negociada na Guerra Civil española

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    Pazos, Antón M.

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Among the new studies on the Spanish civil war we can highlight the works devoted to those men involved in the third Spain, who were sought ways of peace, without expecting the outcome of the war. Salvador de Madariaga was one of the most distinguished men of the third Spain. Here we transcribe his correspondence with the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Anthony Eden. These documents, together with the entire legacy of Madariaga, are kept in the Instituto José Cornide de Estudios Coruñeses. The proposals of Madariaga, like other peace attempts prior to April 1, 1939, were unsuccessful. As we can see in these letters, British Diplomacy preferred to keep a noninterventionist approach to the war instead of the mediation as was proposed by Madariaga.

    Entre los nuevos estudios sobre la guerra civil española destacan las dedicadas a los hombres de la tercera España, que buscaron caminos de paz sin esperar el resultado de la contienda. Entre esos sobresale Salvador de Madariaga, del que recogemos aquí su correspondencia en 1936 con el ministro de Exteriores británico Anthony Eden, que se conserva en el fondo Madariaga del Instituto José Cornide de Estudios Coruñeses. Las propuestas de Madariaga, como otros intentos de paz anteriores al 1 de abril de 1939, cuyo 70 aniversario se cumple este año, resultaron fallidos, tanto por la postura de la diplomacia europea, especialmente británica, como por el enfrentamiento de concepciones antitéticas y radicales que supuso la guerra, que no dejó espacio para la mediación y el acuerdo entre partes.

  14. Proposta de melhoria na gestão de resíduos em empresa de construção civil

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    Augusto da Cunha Reis

    2017-04-01

    Full Text Available A indústria de construção civil demanda uma grande variedade de resíduos ao longo de todo processo produtivo. O descarte destes materiais de forma correta contribui para um convívio sustentável entre a produção e o meio ambiente, bem como a redução de custos. O presente trabalho visa analisar e propor melhorias para atual gestão de resíduos de uma empresa de construção civil com sede no município de Maricá. A partir da análise dos dados dispostos pela empresa, busca-se formas adequadas para descarte, reciclagem e reutilização de materiais provenientes de suas obras. O objetivo é orientar e conscientizar a todos quanto ao modo correto de armazenar seus insumos, oferecendo melhor finalidade aos seus resíduos. Para este estudo de caso, foram realizadas entrevistas e visitas aos galpões da empresa a fim de coletar informações para o desenvolvimento da pesquisa. Como resultado, o trabalho oferece a empresa, funcionários e a população local, a redução dos riscos de degradação do meio ambiente, adequação às leis e normas ambientais vigentes, além do descarte adequado de resíduos e utilização de materiais alternativos.

  15. A teoria das restrições em um processo de fabricação da indústria na construção civil: um estudo de caso

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    Flávio Machado Moita

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo descreve a elaboração de uma proposta de mudança para melhoria do processo produtivo, realizada com base nos pressupostos da Teoria das Restrições. Segundo esta teoria, uma restrição é qualquer elemento que afete negativamente um sistema, dificultando a obtenção de um melhor desempenho em relação a sua meta, mas que também pode ser explorado de forma que se obtenha uma melhoria de seus resultados. O trabalho foi realizado em uma indústria de lajes pré-fabricadas localizada na cidade de Manaus (AM, e se restringiu à fabricação de vigotas treliçadas, quando se constatou gargalo significativo na linha de produção observada e gasto indesejável com horas extras. Para o aprimoramento do processo produtivo, foram coletados e analisados dados e aplicados os fundamentos da Teoria das Restrições, com a quantificação dos efeitos positivos a serem obtidos com a efetivação das medidas propostas. O texto discorre ainda sobre a Teoria das Restrições em si e aponta de que forma a sua aplicação pode resultar em ganhos mensuráveis nos processos da construção civil e em outros campos.

  16. Análise do desenvolvimento de competências gerenciais na construção civil através do modelo da Aprendizagem Baseada em Problemas adaptado ao contexto organizacional

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    Vitor William Batista Martins

    Full Text Available As mudanças no cenário da engenharia civil e consequentemente da gestão da produção das obras exigem um engenheiro com perfil diferente, resultando na necessidade novas competências, relacionadas a inovação, foco no cliente, planejamento e controle, sistemas de gestão da qualidade, sustentabilidade e uma visão humanista. O objetivo principal deste artigo é identificar as competências desenvolvidas em uma empresa construtora com o processo de implantação da Aprendizagem Baseada em Problemas adaptado ao contexto organizacional. A estratégia de pesquisa adotada foi a pesquisa-ação, na qual a equipe de pesquisa atua com profissionais para melhorar a forma como estes entendem e resolvem problemas. Os resultados alcançados envolveram o desenvolvimento de competências relacionadas ao contexto organizacional, à aprendizagem individual, coletiva e organizacional, apontando problemas e possíveis soluções de gestão na empresa. Através do desenvolvimento de competências gerenciais, foi estimulada uma visão humanística, sustentável, com foco no cliente, além de um melhor sistema de gestão da qualidade. Identificaram-se problemas no sistema de gestão organizacional, ficando evidente a necessidade da criação de um ambiente propício para troca de informações entre diferentes setores da empresa.

  17. History and Civility

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    2015-01-01

    Larry Schaefer's history of civility is a succinct summary of the implicit and evolving definitions of civility over 2500 years of civilization. Beginning with the Romans and the root word "civitas," meaning the rights and duties of citizenship, civility appears in classical literature as integral to the roots of democracy in the context…

  18. Gestão de Frotas na construção civil: inovação, proposta de valor e impactos nas relações cliente-empresa = Fleet management in the civil construction sector: innovation, value proposition and impacts on customer-company relationship

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    Marcelo Soares do Nascimento

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    Full Text Available Empresas têm buscado soluções inovadoras que venham a agregar valor e que possam contribuir com o seu desenvolvimento. Neste cenário, uma empresa do setor de construção civil desenvolveu o serviço Gestão de Frotas, que oferece aos clientes ferramentas novas e atualizadas com um custo mensal fixo, funcionando como uma locação, porém com diferenciais significativos que o distingue dos demais. O objetivo do trabalho foi analisar a criação do serviço Gestão de Frotas e sua respectiva proposta de valor, bem como os impactos de sua implementação nas relações com o cliente e os benefícios gerados para a empresa. Empregou-se como metodologia o estudo de caso único. Os dados foram levantados junto aos principais departamentos da empresa e a análise baseou-se em relatórios internos e entrevistas não estruturadas. O levantamento dos pontos críticos junto ao segmento da construção civil, destacando-se a falta de preocupação com o parque de ferramentas, bem como o desconhecimento dos custos reais envolvidos na aquisição e manutenção do mesmo, levou a empresa a identificar que o pagamento pelo uso e não pela propriedade da ferramenta seria mais eficiente para os clientes. A criação do serviço e sua proposta de valor se basearam na oferta de serviços e não na venda de produtos. O serviço estreitou e fortaleceu o relacionamento com os clientes e proporcionou à empresa ganhos em lucratividade, “market share” e mix de produtos, aumentando a credibilidade da marca no mercado nacional. = Companies have been looking for innovative solutions that will add value and contribute to its development. In this scenario, a company of the civil construction sector developed the Fleet Management service, which offers customers new and updated tools with a fixed monthly cost, operating as a lease, but with significant characteristics that distinguish it from others. The objective of this work was to analyze the creation of the Fleet

  19. Alma, mente e cérebro na pré-história e nas primeiras civilizações humanas Soul, mind and brain in pre-history and early human civilizations

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    Fabiano dos Santos Castro

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    Full Text Available Atualmente, o debate sobre a natureza da mente humana vem tomando novos rumos graças ao desenvolvimento de diversos estudos, no campo das neurociências, que investigam a localização das funções cerebrais. Esses trabalhos vêm contribuindo para uma melhor compreensão dos substratos neurais das funções mentais, bem como da etiologia de diversos transtornos mentais. Entretanto, o conhecimento acumulado pela neurociência não ocorreu de forma súbita. Na verdade, o estudo das relações entre o cérebro e a mente não é recente. Da pré-história aos dias atuais, surgiram vários tipos de questionamentos a respeito da possível materialidade e localização das funções mentais humana. O presente trabalho apresenta, de forma histórica, como populações pré-históricas, assim como as primeiras civilizações, localizadas no Egito, na Mesopotâmia, na Índia e na China, desenvolveram e utilizaram conceitos relacionados com a alma, a mente e o cérebro humano.Currently, the debate about the nature of the human mind is taking new directions through the development of several studies in the field of neuroscience which investigates the location of brain functions. These studies have contributed to a better understanding of the neural substrates of mental functions and the etiology of various mental disorders. However, the knowledge developed by neuroscience did not occur abruptly. Indeed, the study of mind-brain relationship is not new. From pre-history to the present days, various different types of inquiries have been made about the possible materiality and location of human mental functions. This paper presents, in a historic manner, how prehistoric populations as well as early civilizations located in Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China developed and employed concepts related to the soul, the mind and the human brain.

  20. O papel de representações sociais sobre a natureza da homossexualidade na oposição ao casamento civil e à adoção por famílias homoafetivas The role of social representations about the nature of homosexuality: opposition to civil marriage and adoption by homoaffective families

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    Cicero Roberto Pereira

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Analisaram-se as relações entre preconceito, apoio a políticas discriminatórias contra homossexuais e representações sociais sobre a natureza da homossexualidade. Participaram da pesquisa 297 estudantes do último ano de psicologia, serviço social e direito. Os resultados mostram que as representações sobre a homossexualidade baseadas em crenças religiosas, moralistas e psicológicas predizem o maior apoio às políticas discriminatórias contra os homossexuais, nomeadamente a oposição ao casamento e à adoção de crianças por casais homoafetivos. A crença na natureza cultural da homossexualidade prediz o menor apoio a essas políticas. As relações verificadas são mediadas pelo preconceito flagrante contra homossexuais. Esses resultados mostram o papel desempenhado por representações sobre a natureza dos grupos sociais na manutenção de preconceitos e práticas discriminatórias contra minorias sociais.In this study the relationship between prejudice, support of discriminating policies against homosexuals and people's social representations about the nature of homosexuality was analyzed. Participants were 297 final year psychology, social work, and law students. Results showed that the representations about homosexuality based on religious, moralist, and psychological beliefs are positively related to the support of discriminating policies against homosexuals, specifically the opposition to civil union and to children's adoption by homosexuals. Beliefs about the cultural nature of homosexuality predicted lower support of these policies. These relations were mediated by blatant prejudice against homosexuals. These results show the role played by social representations about the nature of social groups in the maintenance of prejudices and discriminatory practices against minority groups.

  1. Sustentabilidade na Construção Civil: Avaliação do Ciclo de Vida Energético e de Emissões de CO2 de Fachadas para Habitações Sociais

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    Lucas Rosse Caldas

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available Como consequência da crescente discussão dos impactos ambientais gerados pela construção civil, as pesquisas atuais têm buscado focar na seleção de materiais e sistemas construtivos incluindo critérios de sustentabilidade. Nesse contexto, este trabalho teve como objetivo a utilização de dois indicadores ambientais: consumo de energia e emissões de CO2, para avaliação de quatro sistemas de fachadas para habitações de interesse social (HIS no Brasil: light steel framing, parede de concreto moldada no local, blocos de concreto estruturais e blocos cerâmicos estruturais. A metodologia utilizada foi a Avaliação do Ciclo de Vida Energético (ACVE e a Avaliação do Ciclo de Vida de Emissões de CO2 (ACVCO2 nas etapas de extração, processamento e manutenção dos sistemas. O sistema de parede de concreto foi o que apresentou menor consumo de energia, 189,4 MJ/m², e emissões de CO2, 28,6 kgCO2/m², sendo, portanto, o sistema mais indicado para HIS com base nos dois indicadores utilizados.

  2. Bacharéis sem-terra! Uma análise da Ação Civil Pública contra a primeira turma de direito pelo Programa Nacional de Educação na Reforma Agrária

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    Marcos Alfonso Spiess

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo busca analisar o processo de Ação Civil Pública (ACP ajuizado pelo Ministério Público Federal (MPF em face da Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG e do Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária (Incra, processo judicial que teve por objetivo a extinção da primeira turma de direito criada através do Programa Nacional de Educação na Reforma Agrária (Pronera. Privilegiando as decisões judiciais, sentença e acórdão, busca-se ressaltar os principais discursos produzidos nos autos de processo, os quais demonstram a sistemática exclusão das comunidades rurais do ensino superior. Para além das controvérsias acerca dos princípios da constitucionalidade, da legalidade e da isonomia, torna-se possível perceber que se de um lado o MPF reforça a tese de que o ensino jurídico é essencialmente desenvolvido no e para um “mundo urbano”; de outro lado, há os argumentos da UFG e do Incra que possibilitam repensar o próprio conceito de universidade e da educação como um direito de todos, propondo uma universidade que englobe as diferentes realidades sociais brasileiras.

  3. The life human being and its new paradigms: the genetic manipulation and the implications in the sphere of the civil liability Da vida humana e seus novos paradigmas: a manipulação genética e as implicações na esfera da responsabilidade civil

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    Valkíria Aparecida Lopes Ferraro

    2006-12-01

    velocidade de informações e das constantes descobertas científicas do Mundo Contemporâneo. Nesse diálogo entre as inovações científicas e a adequação jurídica aos comportamentos delas advindos, depreende-se que o direito não pode mais ficar à espera de casos concretos para regulamentar o assunto. Ao contrário, deve o direito ter o condão de trazer mecanismos assecuratórios eficientes às relações contratuais e extracontratuais firmadas entre as partes envolvidas, e também da sociedade de forma geral, se pensarmos na proteção da vida das gerações futuras. De uma forma ou de outra, seu objetivo principal continua sendo a proteção dos direitos fundamentais, principalmente o direito à vida digna. Tal tarefa não é fácil, pois o problema encontrado no presente tema é que tampouco a ciência tem resposta quando é inquirida sobre as prováveis conseqüências das pesquisas que envolvem a manipulação genética células vegetais e humanas. Refrear tais pesquisas não se faz oportuno, ante à esperança da cura de doenças e de maior qualidade de vida. Por outro lado, “brincar de Deus” é tarefa preocupante, ante os danos que porventura possam causar à humanidade. A legislação global, na grande maioria, não tem apresentado posições favoráveis à manipulação genética de células de embriões. O presente trabalho vem de encontro com as lacunas deixadas pela Lei e as situações que reclama maior atenção: a questão do dano genético e sua reparação civil, principalmente com relação à aplicação, nesses casos, da Teoria Objetiva da responsabilidade civil.

  4. Geophylosophy of circumpolar civilization

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    I. A. Zhuvaka

    2014-09-01

    Under the influence of colonization occurred the interpenetration of civilizations, indigenous peoples have largely lose its image, the traditional way of life and culture. Arctic civilization has appeared in a crisis and facing the threat of extinction.

  5. Det civile samfund

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    Henriksen, Lars Skov

    2014-01-01

    Kapitlet giver en oversigt over de vigtigste teoretiske forståelser af begrebet om det civile samfund. Desuden giver kapitlet en empirisk oversigt over foreninger og organisationer i det danske civilsamfund samt befolkningens civile engagement.......Kapitlet giver en oversigt over de vigtigste teoretiske forståelser af begrebet om det civile samfund. Desuden giver kapitlet en empirisk oversigt over foreninger og organisationer i det danske civilsamfund samt befolkningens civile engagement....

  6. Citizenship in civil society?

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    Ossewaarde, Marinus R.R.

    2007-01-01

    This article seeks to provide a conceptual framework to complement and guide the empirical analysis of civil society. The core argument is that civil society must be understood, not as a category of (post)industrialized society, but as one of individualized society. Civil society is characterized by

  7. Demonstração dos fluxos de caixa: uma análise da captação de recursos nas empresas do setor de construção civil listadas na BM&F Bovespa = Cash flow statements: an analysis of resource acquisitions by the civil architecture enterprises listed at BM&F Bovespa

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    Mariane Lohn

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available A dinâmica do mundo econômico e financeiro nas organizações coloca em movimento muito mais que estratégias de gestão e de administração do patrimônio, pois requer uma dinamicidade no conjunto de informações e aporte de procedimentos que organizem e auxiliem o controle patrimonial. As recentes alterações na estrutura conceitual e da legislação societária apresentam novas demandas ao repertório de procedimentos contábeis buscando garantir a confiabilidade nas decisões mediante a divulgação de informações tempestivas. Neste cenário de mudanças e instabilidades esta pesquisa teve como objetivo identificar as formas de obtenção de recursos financeiros utilizados por empresas do segmento da construção civil que negociaram suas ações na BM&F Bovespa. Com este fim foi realizada uma pesquisa bibliográfica e de levantamento de dados. O levantamento abrangeu as demonstrações dos exercícios de 2007 a 2009, no qual se verificou que mais de 80% das empresas captaram recursos principalmente por meio de atividades de financiamento. Quanto a esse grupo de atividades, pode-se perceber que no ano de 2007 a principal forma de capitalização foi por meio de aumento do capital social. Já nos anos de 2008 e de 2009 a obtenção de empréstimos, financiamentos e a emissão de debêntures foram a maior fonte de capitalização. Nota-se que a DFC é um demonstrativo dinâmico nas informações que destacam fontes de financiamento das empresas, enfatizando a relevância dos processos de harmonização contábil, aliados à dinâmica de cenários econômicos que alteram normas e procedimentos, buscando ampliar o fluxo de informações e dinamizando o processo contábil.The dynamics of the financial and economic world demands more from organizations than strategies of management and administration of their capital. It requires more dynamism in obtaining information and adopting procedures to organize and control the companies’ capital

  8. Taxa de geração de resíduos da construção civil em edificações na cidade de João Pessoa

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    Ricardo Vasconcelos Gomes da Costa

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi determinar a quantidade de resíduos da construção civil (RCC em função da área construída da edificação, para efetuar acompanhamento e fiscalização mais eficazes da geração e destinação final em dada obra. Foi escolhida uma amostra representativa das edificações em fase de construção na cidade de João Pessoa. Uma ficha para coleta das características e acompanhamento de volume de RCC descartado ao longo do cronograma de execução da construção foi fornecida aos gestores das edificações; a partir do volume descartado pelas construtoras, determinou-se a massa de RCC gerado em cada obra utilizando uma massa unitária de 1.025 kg m-3 Os resultados indicaram uma taxa média de geração de RCC classe A de 86,27 kg m-². Ainda para os RCC classe A, foram definidos os limites inferior e superior com 90% de confiança para a taxa de geração: 62,31 e 136,02 kg m-² respectivamente. A partir desses valores, o controle da geração e disposição de RCC pode ser realizado pelos órgãos competentes, dando o indicativo de quais obras podem estar infringindo a legislação vigente no tocante à destinação de tais resíduos.

  9. Análise de práticas contabilísticas na antiga civilização mesopotâmica = Analysis of accounting practices in the former mesopotamian Civilization

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    Miguel Gonçalves

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    Full Text Available Constitui um facto perfeitamente verificável que nas últimas décadas se tem vindo a dedicar umaatenção crescente a trabalhos em História da Contabilidade. Antes dos estudos consideradoshoje como fazendo parte da Nova História da Contabilidade, os historiadores da nossa disciplinaconsagraram as suas investigações a aspectos relacionados com a origem e os processosevolutivos da Contabilidade, particularmente no que toca ao exame de práticas contabilísticas emcivilizações antigas. Com base na revisão da literatura de autores não-contabilísticos econtabilísticos (principalmente aqueles que se podem classificar como historiadoresconvencionais da Contabilidade, a questão magna que versamos neste trabalho respeita ànarração resumida de algumas técnicas contabilísticas praticadas no seio da mais antigacivilização da humanidade - a Mesopotâmia.It is a perfectly verifiable fact that in recent decades increasing attention has been devoting to works inAccounting History. Before studies considered today as part of the New Accounting History, historiansof our discipline dedicated their research to aspects on the origin and evolutionary processes ofAccounting, particularly with regard to the examination of accounting practices in ancient civilizations.Based on the review of the literature of non-accounting and Accounting authors, mainly those that canbe classified as conventional Accounting historians, the broader issue discussed in this work thusrelates to the narrative summary of some accounting techniques practiced within the most ancientcivilization of mankind - Mesopotamia.

  10. Processo de empoderamento feminino mediado pela qualificação para o trabalho na construção civil El proceso de empoderamiento femenino mediado por la calificación para el trabajo en la construcción civil Female empowerment process mediated through qualification to work on civil construction

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    Maria Celeste Landerdahl

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Pesquisa qualitativa, exploratório-descritiva que objetivou conhecer as repercussões do Programa de Extensão Universitária Mulheres Conquistando Cidadania no cotidiano de mulheres participantes. Foi desenvolvida em um município do interior do Rio Grande do Sul/Brasil. Participaram do estudo 13 mulheres egressas do Programa referido. As entrevistas semiestruturadas foram realizadas nos meses de janeiro a agosto/2011. Da análise de conteúdo temática destacou-se a categoria: processo de empoderamento a partir da participação no Programa Mulheres Conquistando Cidadania. Identificaram-se a construção de confiança, a mudança significativa na postura e o modo de pensar das mulheres em relação a sua autopercepção, conhecimento e poder de decisão. Constataram-se transformações na forma de pensar os papéis sociais de mulheres e homens a partir de referenciais de cidadania e empoderamento. Conclui-se que tal experiência, tanto no que se refere à Extensão quanto à presente pesquisa, constitui-se uma temática atual e necessária na área de saúde da mulher.Investigación cualitativa, exploratoria-descriptiva que tuvo por objetivo conocer las repercusiones del Programa de Extensión Universitaria Mujeres Ganando Ciudadanía en la vida cotidiana de las mujeres participantes. Fue desarrollada en una ciudad del interior de Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Participaron del estudio 13 mujeres egresadas del programa. Las entrevistas semiestructuradas se llevaron a cabo de enero a agosto/2011. El análisis de contenido temático destacó la categoría: proceso de empoderamiento a partir de la participación de las mujeres en el Programa Mujeres Ganando Ciudadanía. Se identificó la construcción de la confianza, un cambio significativo en la actitud y en el pensamiento de la mujer en relación a la percepción de sí misma, conocimiento y poder de decisión. Mostraron transformaciones en la forma de pensar acerca de los papeles sociales de

  11. Civil Society and Governance

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    Hulgård, Lars

    An illustration of how important the relationship is between civil society anbd governance. A short historic journey with four snapshots of times and situations that have provided interesting evidence about the connection between civil society and governance. My goal for the short historic journey...... is to make clear and hopefully even verify that providing knowledge about the impact of civil society and citizens’ participation on governance is one of the most urgent research tasks in the current period of time....

  12. Legalisation of Civil Wars

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    Buhl, Kenneth Øhlenschlæger

    2009-01-01

    This article is concerned with the legal challenges of regulating civil wars in international humanitarian law. Civil war is not a term used in international law; it falls however, withing the context of the legal term 'armed conflicts not of an international character', although the shorter 'non......-international armed conflict' is used here. Civil wars are usually limited to the territory of a state. Considering that international law is generally concerned with the legal relations between states – being a legal system based on the system of states with states as its subjects – the main question is how civil...... wars as internal conflicts have become subject to international humanitarian law....

  13. Responsabilidade civil das concessionárias de rodovias: lesão individual por dano ambiental em face de acidente na via, decorrente de deficiências de construção, conservação, manutenção ou sinalização de rodovias

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    Osorio, Jussara Maria Manassi

    2008-01-01

    O trabalho aborda a responsabilidade civil das concessionárias de rodovias e a lesão individual devido a dano ambiental em face de acidente na via, decorrente de deficiências de construção, conservação, manutenção ou sinalização das rodovias. Expõe aspectos da responsabilidade civil e a concessão de rodovias com pedágio, em breve estudo do instituto da concessão, que dá origem ao complexo de relações que se estabelecem entre o Estado, a concessionária privada, o usuário e terceiro, analisando...

  14. Civil Procedure In Denmark

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    Werlauff, Erik

    The book contains an up-to-date survey of Danish civil procedure after the profound Danish procedural reforms in 2007. It deals with questions concerning competence and function of Danish courts, commencement and preparation of civil cases, questions of evidence and burden of proof, international...

  15. Apps for Ancient Civilizations

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    Thompson, Stephanie

    2011-01-01

    This project incorporates technology and a historical emphasis on science drawn from ancient civilizations to promote a greater understanding of conceptual science. In the Apps for Ancient Civilizations project, students investigate an ancient culture to discover how people might have used science and math smartphone apps to make their lives…

  16. Refractions of Civil Society

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    Kuzmanovic, Daniella

    The thesis investigates various perceptions of civil society among civic activists in Turkey, and how these perceptions are produced and shaped. The thesis is an anthropological contribution to studies of civil society in general, as well as to studies on political culture in Turkey....

  17. Producing Civil Society

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    Feldt, Liv Egholm; Hein Jessen, Mathias

    Since the beginning of the 1990’s, civil society has attracted both scholarly and political interest as the ‘third sphere’ outside the state and the market not only a normatively privileged site of communication and ‘the public sphere’, but also as a resource for democratization processes......’ and as such dominates our way of thinking about civil society. Yet, this view hinders the understanding of how civil society is not a pre-existing or given sphere, but a sphere which is constantly produced both discursively, conceptually and practically. Through two examples; 1,the case of philanthropy in the beginning...... of the century. 2, the laws and strategies of implementing regarding the regulation of civil societal institutions (folkeoplysningsloven) since the 1970’s this paper shows how civil society in 20th century Denmark was produced both conceptually and practically and how this entailed a specific vision and version...

  18. Reconceptualizing Civil Regulation

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    Galang, Roberto Martin; Castello, Itziar

    2011-01-01

    This article re-conceptualizes the notion of civil regulation, through an analysis of 775 projects by firms located in 21 Asian countries, wherein we map the state of civil regulation initiatives in the region. We challenge two established assumptions in the Corporate Social Responsibility...... and environmental standards; but also that local, small and medium companies play a key role in the development of Asian civil regulation. We call this second finding the “CSR importation trap”. Our findings are supported by evidence on the limitations in the interchangeable properties of business and governments...... literature. First, contrary to what is commonly argued, we claim that strong states in Asia promote civil regulation in what we call the “paradox of the weak state”. Second, we not only argue that civil regulation is mainly enforced by multinational enterprises willing to promote international social...

  19. Islam dan Civil Society

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    Imam Sukardi

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available The article tries to address the concept of civil society from varied perspectives. From a historical point of view, civil society demands not only the absent domination of state but also liberates individuals from the hegemony of state. The article shows that in Indonesia and Malaysian discourse, masyarakat madani is often used to represent the term of civil society. Using this conception, major values of civil society also share with basic ideas within the Medina Treaty in the history of Islam. These ideas include egalitarianism, human rights protection, participation, law and justice enforcement and pluralism. In this frame, the question on whether or not Islam is compatible with the concept of civil society is clearly answered. Muslims could benefit such a concept to build their awareness of being progressive and adaptive to social changes.

  20. The lawyer civil liability

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    Ionaş, D.

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available The article deals with the lawyer civil liability, with its two forms, namely the tort and the contractual liability, a question of real interest as the civil liability cases are much more numerous than many other criminal or disciplinary cases. We focused on the regulation and content of the lawyer civil liability, analyzing the provisions of Law no 51/1995 regarding the organization and exercise of advocacy in Romania and also on the provisions of the Statute of advocacy and that of the Code of Ethics.

  1. Civil & Criminal Penalties

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    US Consumer Product Safety Commission — When CPSC is involved in a civil or criminal investigations into violations of the Consumer Products Safety Act the Commission publishes final determinations and...

  2. The paradox of civilizing

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    Gilliam, Laura

    of youngsters particularly interesting to look at from an Eliasian perspective. They are outsiders resented by the established of society, yet as outsiders and children they are also the target of intense civilizing missions. They have to be integrated into Danish society – and through what is termed...... “integration” in policies, they are to become civilized citizens. While Elias described civilization as a process which is “set in motion blindly”, he also consented that it “gradually leads towards greater scope for planned intervention into both the social and individual structures” (Elias: 1939....../1994:367). In Denmark, the school institution is the principal institution for society’s planned intervention into these structures. It is the institution, which politicians and civilians turn to, when moral panics of social ills thrive. Likewise the school is also given the task of integrating and civilizing ethnic...

  3. Civil Surgeon Info

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    Department of Homeland Security — USCIS designates certain doctors (also known as civil surgeons) to perform the medical exam required for most Green Card applicants. This data set represents the...

  4. Transnationalising Civil Society?

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    Jørgensen, Martin Bak

    The paper takes a transnational perspective on developing an analytical framework for understanding how transnationalism interacts with civil society and how immigrant organisations use transnational strategies to challenge the pre-given positions of immigrants within given integration...

  5. Love and Civil Rights

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    Roman, Ediberto

    2014-01-01

    .... During the era where he achieved the greatest influence, Dr. King knew that societal-wide change could not occur without transforming the American psyche on the basic fairness of the civil rights struggle...

  6. Nuclear energy and civilization

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    Soentono, S. [National Atomic Energy Agency, Jakarta (Indonesia)

    1996-03-01

    The role of energy is indeed very important since without it there will be no living-things in this world. A country`s ability to cultivate energy determines the levels of her civilization and wealth. Sufficient energy supply is needed for economic growth, industrialization, and modernization. In a modern civilization, the prosperity and security of a country depends more on the capability of her people rather than the wealth of her natural resources. Energy supplies the wealth, prosperity and security, and sufficient reliable continuous supply of energy secures the sustainable development. The energy supply to sustain the development has to improve the quality of life covering also the quality of environment to support the ever increasing demand of human race civilization. Energy has a closer relationship with civilization in a modern society and will have to become even closer in the future more civilized and more modern society. The utilization of nuclear energy has, however, some problems and challenges, e.g. misleading information and understanding which need serious efforts for public information, public relation, and public acceptance, and possible deviation of nuclear materials for non-peaceful uses which needs serious efforts for technological and administrative barriers, precaution, prevention, safety, physical protection, safeguard, and transparency. These require cooperation among nuclear community. The cooperation should be more pronounced by heterogeneous growing Asian countries to reach harmony for mutual benefits toward better civilization. (J.P.N.)

  7. Classification of extraterrestrial civilizations

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    Tang, Tong B.; Chang, Grace

    1991-06-01

    A scheme of classification of extraterrestrial intelligence (ETI) communities based on the scope of energy accessible to the civilization in question is proposed as an alternative to the Kardeshev (1964) scheme that includes three types of civilization, as determined by their levels of energy expenditure. The proposed scheme includes six classes: (1) a civilization that runs essentially on energy exerted by individual beings or by domesticated lower life forms, (2) harnessing of natural sources on planetary surface with artificial constructions, like water wheels and wind sails, (3) energy from fossils and fissionable isotopes, mined beneath the planet surface, (4) exploitation of nuclear fusion on a large scale, whether on the planet, in space, or from primary solar energy, (5) extensive use of antimatter for energy storage, and (6) energy from spacetime, perhaps via the action of naked singularities.

  8. CIVIL JUSTICE IN CHINA

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    Y. Fu

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available This article presents a basic and comprehensive introduction of Chinese civil justice. It gives a complete picture of Chinese civil justice, including the brief history, the court and judge system, the outline of the procedure, and the internationalization. Through the introduction, one can find that Chinese civil procedure law is a mixture of Soviet procedural concept, Chinese local culture, and western procedural concept and rules. It is still a developing procedure and experiences a process from resisting western procedural concept to gradually accepting and learning from it. It used to be a supra-inquisitorial trial model with overwhelming focus on conciliation, but is now transforming to aparty disposition trial model with preference to conciliation under the premise of voluntariness. With the globalization of economy, the international cooperation of China, especially with the BRICS countries, will also become more and more important.

  9. Civil society sphericules

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    Tufte, Thomas

    2014-01-01

    the organization strategizes about and seeks to articulate amongst Tanzanian youth. Situated in the ‘perverse confluence’ (Dagnino, 2011) between neoliberal and radical democratic agendas in the communicative practices of civil society-driven media platforms, Femina navigates between identities as an NGO, a social...... movement and a media initiative. In the context of the growing literature on social networking sites and their affordances, dynamics and structures, the case of Femina illustrates how a civil society sphericule emerges within the dynamic co-evolution of new and old media platforms. The study is furthermore...... an example of the difficult shift in civil society practice, from service provision to an agenda of public service monitoring, social accountability and community engagement....

  10. Searching for extraterrestrial civilizations

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    Kuiper, T. B. H.; Morris, M.

    1977-01-01

    Three interrelated assumptions are critically examined in an attempt to outline a productive strategy for a search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Questions concerning the feasibility of interstellar travel are investigated. It is concluded that the probability of interstellar travel is high enough that, given a modest number of advanced civilizations, at least one of them will engage in interstellar voyages and colonize the galaxy. Assuming, however, that technological civilizations are rare the galaxy would be essentially unpopulated. Attention is given to the present lack of contact with extraterrestrial beings and frequencies for interstellar beacons.

  11. Lei natural e lei civil em Locke

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    Gustavo Hessmann Dalaqua

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: O artigo aborda a relação entre lei natural e lei civil na filosofia de John Locke. Embora leituras consagradas tenham afirmado que a relação entre ambas é dedutiva, este artigo tentará apresentar uma interpretação diferente, qual seja, a de que a relação entre lei civil e lei natural é de determinação. Longe de ser mera dedução de uma lei natural imutável, a lei civil possui papel determinante com relação à lei natural. Como mostraremos, esta interpretação realça algo que Locke tinha em alta estima: o caráter deliberativo da lei natural. A deliberação dos cidadãos na legislatura cria, em certa medida, a lei natural. Os cidadãos são livres para determinar a lei, e a participação em tal determinação é crucial para a manutenção de sua liberdade política. Nesse sentido, como veremos, a liberdade política lockiana é tributária do republicanismo.

  12. CIVIL RIGHTS AND MINORITIES.

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    HARTMAN, PAUL

    A MAJOR INTENT OF THE CONSTITUTION AND ITS AMENDMENTS, TO GUARANTEE EQUAL RIGHTS TO ALL CITIZENS REGARDLESS OF RACE, CREED, OR COLOR, HAS BEEN REINFORCED BY THE CIVIL RIGHTS STATUTES OF MANY STATES. IN SOME STATES SUCH LAWS HAVE BEEN ON RECORD FOR THREE-QUARTERS OF A CENTURY. IN OTHER STATES THE SAME CONSTITUTIONAL INTENT HAS BEEN DENIED BY…

  13. Civil War and Inoperativity

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    Flohr, Mikkel

    2017-01-01

    of inoperativity towards a concept of destituent power drawing on his other writings. It makes the argument for thinking civil war and inoperativity – stasis and stasis – together to derive a concept of destituent power as a form of revolution against the sovereign state, which does not constitute a new sovereign...

  14. Department of Civil

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    Submitted: April 20, 2016. Accepted: September 08, 2016. Department of Civil Engineering, University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Abstract ... buildings and roads can be sighted. According to Tomas (2013), the most ..... Sustaining Projects. Benefits: Masters Course Manual. University of Bradford, UK: Centre.

  15. Creative Ventures: Ancient Civilizations.

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    Stark, Rebecca

    The open-ended activities in this book are designed to extend the imagination and creativity of students and encourage students to examine their feelings and values about historic eras. Civilizations addressed include ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mayan, Stonehenge, and Mesopotamia. The activities focus upon the cognitive and affective pupil…

  16. The Civil Society Sector

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    Anheier, Helmut K.; Lester M. Salamon

    2015-01-01

    Salamon and Anheier bring the civil society sector - the plethora of private, nonprofit, and nongovernmental organizations that have emerged in recent decades - into better focus conceptually as well as empirically. They draw on the results of a major inquiry into the scope, structure, financing and role of the "nonprofit sector" in a broad cross-section of countries around the world.

  17. Re-thinking civil disobedience

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    Theresa Züger

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available This article points out a struggle of today’s societies with the traditional concepts of civil disobedience and stresses the need for reevaluation of the concept of civil disobedience for policy making and public discourse. Starting with a minimal definition of civil disobedience, the article introduces Hannah Arendt’s approach for a legitimisation of civil disobedience and discusses her ideas for digital actions, which are increasingly framed as digital forms of civil disobedience. Addressing WikiLeaks as an example of digital civil disobedience, the author problematises the internal secrecy of WikiLeaks and the focus on Julian Assange as a single decision-maker. Both aspects challenge Arendt’s understanding of legitimate civil disobedience. Even though traditional criteria of civil disobedience need to be revisited in the digital age, organisations or disobedience actors might themselves in their actions be well-advised to comply with the principles they fight for.

  18. Civil partnerships five years on.

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    Ross, Helen; Gask, Karen; Berrington, Ann

    2011-01-01

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004, which came into force in December 2005 allowing same-sex couples in the UK to register their relationship for the first time, celebrated its fifth anniversary in December 2010. This article examines civil partnership in England and Wales, five years on from its introduction. The characteristics of those forming civil partnerships between 2005 and 2010 including age, sex and previous marital/civil partnership status are examined. These are then compared with the characteristics of those marrying over the same period. Further comparisons are also made between civil partnership dissolutions and divorce. The article presents estimates of the number of people currently in civil partnerships and children of civil partners. Finally the article examines attitudes towards same-sex and civil partner couples both in the UK and in other countries across Europe.

  19. Insolvencias. Civil y societaria

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    Gustavo Bordes Leone

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available El deudor civil que, para substraerse al pago de sus obligaciones, ocultara sus bienes, simulara enajenaciones o créditos, se trasladara al extranjero o se ocultare sin dejar persona que lo represente, o bienes a la vista en cantidad suficiente para responder al pago de sus deudas, será castigado con pena de tres meses de prisión a tres años de penitenciaría. La acción penal no podrá ser ejercitada sino a denuncia de parte, y sólo en el caso de que la insolvencia del deudor resulte comprobada por actos infructuosos de ejecución en la vía civil.Antecedentes históricas. La insolvencia fraudulenta. Insolvencia societaria fraudulenta: Análisis crítico.

  20. CIVIL JUSTICE IN INDIA

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    K. Agrawal

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available In India the concept of civil justice is not new. It has existed since time immemorial. A large number of related provisions are found in Manu, who compiled the then existing justice system in India of thousands of years ago in his fourteen-volume work titled Manava Dharma Shastra. The concept of justice is also found in detail in the Vedas, which are from avery ancient time. In both these scriptures the rule of law was adequately provided. Today, however, the Indian civil justice system resembles its common law counterparts. It features a coordinated, pyramid structure of judicial authority, emphasizing formal procedural justice dominated by litigants of equal status engaged in adversarial processes, and provides binding, win-lose remedies.

  1. Civil Engineering Dispute Resolution

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    Osborne, J

    2001-01-01

    Construction work on the civil engineering contract started at Point 5 in August 1998. The new surface buildings and underground structures are necessary to accommodate the CMS detector for the LHC Project. The principal underground works consist of two new shafts, two parallel caverns separated by a supporting pillar, and a number of small connection tunnels and service galleries. A dispute resolution procedure has been included in the contract, whereby a Panel of Adjudicators may be called upon to make a decision in the case of a difference or dispute between the parties. The aim of this paper is to present CERN's first experience of civil engineering Adjudication arising from problems encountered with the ground freezing technique employed to allow construction of two new shafts.

  2. Galactic-scale civilization

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    Kuiper, T. B. H.

    1980-01-01

    Evolutionary arguments are presented in favor of the existence of civilization on a galactic scale. Patterns of physical, chemical, biological, social and cultural evolution leading to increasing levels of complexity are pointed out and explained thermodynamically in terms of the maximization of free energy dissipation in the environment of the organized system. The possibility of the evolution of a global and then a galactic human civilization is considered, and probabilities that the galaxy is presently in its colonization state and that life could have evolved to its present state on earth are discussed. Fermi's paradox of the absence of extraterrestrials in light of the probability of their existence is noted, and a variety of possible explanations is indicated. Finally, it is argued that although mankind may be the first occurrence of intelligence in the galaxy, it is unjustified to presume that this is so.

  3. Manifestations of advanced civilizations

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    Bracewell, R. N.

    A list of possible modes of detecting advanced civilizations elsewhere in the universe is provided, including EM Alfven, and gravity waves, matter transfer, and exotica such as tachyons, black hole tunneling, and telepathy. Further study is indicated for low frequency radio wave propagation, which may travel along magnetic fields to reach the earth while laser beams are not favored because of the power needed for transmitting quanta instead of waves. IR, X ray, and UV astronomy are noted to be suitable for detecting signals in those ranges, while Alfven wave communication will be best observed by probes outside the orbit of Jupiter, where local anomalies have less effect. Particle propagation communication is viewed as unlikely, except as a trace of an extinct civilization, but panspermia, which involves interstellar spreading of seeds and/or spores, receives serious attention, as does laser probe or pellet propulsion.

  4. Prêmio Excel Rio Preto: a viabilidade de uma iniciativa municipal de incentivo a boas práticas ambientais e sociais na construção civil local

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    Thiago Zaldini Hernandes

    2015-01-01

    A indústria da construção civil tem significativo impacto ambiental, social e econômico no mundo. A mesma importância proporcional se observa no âmbito local, inclusive em cidades de médio porte, tomando-se como exemplo a cidade de São José do Rio Preto SP. Nesta cidade, foi observado que construtoras já desenvolvem ações isoladas de valorização de boas práticas nos âmbitos ambiental e social, mas demonstram pouca dinâmica de mobilização no sentido de sistematizar, aprofundar e disseminar ta...

  5. Soul, mind and brain in pre-history and early human civilizations / Alma, mente e cérebro na pré-história e nas primeiras civilizações humanas

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    Fabiano dos Santos Castro

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Currently, the debate about the nature of the human mind is taking new directions through the development of several studies in the field of neuroscience which investigates the location of brain functions. These studies have contributed to a better understanding of the neural substrates of mental functions and the etiology of various mental disorders. However, the knowledge developed by neuroscience did not occur abruptly. Indeed, the study of mind-brain relationship is not new. From pre-history to the present days, various different types of inquiries have been made about the possible materiality and location of human mental functions. This paper presents, in a historic manner, how prehistoric populations as well as early civilizations located in Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China developed and employed concepts related to the soul, the mind and the human brain.

  6. [Civil status and suicide].

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    Gaxiola-Robles, Ramón; Bitzer-Quintero, Oscar Kurt; García-González, Adolfo; Celis-de la Rosa, Alfredo

    2009-01-01

    To determine if civil status acts as a risk factor in suicide and how it modifies according to gender, age and population size. A retrospective study which analyzes information from the mortality data from the National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Information, from 1998 to 2002. Variables like suicides age, sex, cause of death, federal entity, population size and civil status were registered. Single men showed twofold risk for committing suicide. Women did not show any associated risk for suicide according to civil status. The risk of married men for committing suicide increased gradually with age. Medium-sized communities with less than 19,999 habitants presented the highest risk for habitants to commit suicide. Suicide is associated to gender especially to men who are not married and living in small and medium-sized communities. One explanation could be the lack of integrated behavior as defined by Emile Durkheim, where the physical density of society will determine behavior and ideas. This social structure phenomenon is called the "moral cocoon." This works around the individual being less individualistic and granting him/her the feeling of belonging to a group.

  7. Impacto das atividades profissionais na saúde física e mental dos policiais civis e militares do Rio de Janeiro (RJ, Brasil The impact of professional activities on the physical and mental health of the civil and military police of Rio de Janeiro (RJ, Brazil

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    Maria Cecília de Souza Minayo

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, analisamos o adoecimento físico e mental de policiais civis e militares do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, segundo condições de trabalho e atividades profissionais. Utilizamos a mesma metodologia para o estudo de duas categorias: abordagem quantitativa (amostragem aleatória simples por conglomerados, alcançando um total de 1.458 policiais civis e 1.108 policiais militares que responderam a questionários anônimos e abordagem qualitativa (grupos focais com 143 profissionais e 18 entrevistas com gestores de ambas as polícias. Os dados aqui apresentados são todos originais. Constatamos sobrepeso e obesidade em especial na Polícia Militar; e precária frequência de atividade física e informação de elevados níveis de colesterol, especialmente na Polícia Civil. Dores no pescoço, nas costas ou na coluna, problemas de visão, dores de cabeça e enxaquecas foram os principais problemas encontrados. A presença de lesões físicas permanentes foi relatada por 16,2% dos membros das duas corporações, sendo mais relevantes entre os militares, que também apresentam mais elevada frequência de sofrimento psíquico (SRQ-20. Enfatizamos a necessidade de mudanças nas dimensões individual e profissional e nos aspectos institucionais referentes às condições e à organização do trabalho e dos serviços de saúde.In this article, we analyze the physical and mental stress and illness of military and civil police force officers in the State of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil due to their working conditions and professional activities. The same methodology was used for the study of two categories, namely a quantitative approach (simple random sampling by conglomerates, involving a total of 1,458 civil police officers and 1,108 military police officers, who answered questionnaires anonymously and a qualitative approach (focal groups involving 143 professionals and 18 interviews with managers of both police forces. The data presented here are all

  8. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    Foreword B150 –Civil Engineering Futures consists of interviews made, articles written, and projects presented in connection with the 150th anniversary celebrations of the study of civil engineering in Denmark. Instead of a historical retrospect, it was decided to look into the future. What...... challenges will the next 150 years bring civil engineers? Researchers and lecturers at DTU’s Department of Civil Engineering (known as DTU Byg) suggested possible events, and we also consulted civil engineers and their business partners in the building industry. In this way, a programme was put together...... theme in twentieth century architecture. Together, civil engineer Peter Rice and architect Ian Ritchie created a paradigm shift with their revolutionary ideas for glass facades supported by cables. Glued and bolted constructions made entirely of glass are now a reality in small-scale projects, yet...

  9. Ernest Hemingway e a Guerra Civil Espanhola

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    Tom Burns

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    Full Text Available Este artigo discute o romance For Whom the Bell Tolls, 1940 [Por quem os sinos dobram], do escritor e jornalista americano Ernest Hemingway, uma ficção sobre a Guerra Civil Espanhola que o autor escreveu na Espanha enquanto servia como correspondente de guerra. O romance, favorável à causa legalista, parece assumir uma posição mais política que os romances e histórias anteriores de Hemingway, mas, na verdade, desenvolve mais uma variação do típico “herói de Hemingway”, celebrado em quase toda a obra do autor: o indivíduo solitário, corajoso, destinado ao fracasso, mas determinado a extrair algum significado da vida em um mundo absurdo.

  10. Global Standards of Market Civilization

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    Global Standards of Market Civilization brings together leading scholars, representing a range of political views, to investigate how global 'standards of market civilization' have emerged, their justification, and their political, economic and social impact. Key chapters show how as the modern......, economic and social impact. Civilization is a term widely used within modern political discourse its meaning, yet it is poorly understood and misused. part I explores the idea of a ‘standard of civilization', its implications for governance, and the use of such standards in political theory and economic...

  11. Homeland Security and Civil Liberties

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    2004-01-01

    .... The conference examined national security issues related to civil liberties, immigration policy, privacy issues, first amendment rights, and the balance of executive and judicial power in relation...

  12. Políticas e práticas de gestão ambiental: uma análise da gestão dos resíduos da construção civil na cidade de Belo Horizonte (MG

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    Paulo José Silva

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem por objetivo estudar as práticas de gestão de resíduos da construção civil implementadas pelo poder público municipal na cidade de Belo Horizonte (MG. Para isso, empregou-se o método de estudo de caso articulado com o processo de triangulação das técnicas de coleta de dados. A natureza da problemática estudada exigiu a sistematização de um quadro de referências que inclui algumas reflexões teóricas sobre a relação entre Estado, políticas públicas e gestão ambiental. A análise dos resultados evidencia que o poder público da cidade de Belo Horizonte articulou e implementou um conjunto de políticas e práticas de gestão dos resíduos da construção que deu origem a uma policy network, a qual, além de ser por ele coordenada, envolve a participação de diversos atores sociais públicos e privados. Trata-se de uma configuração institucional com um padrão de relações interdependentes que servem de referência para a concretização das práticas de gestão de resíduos da construção civil. Os resultados deste estudo apontam também os benefícios econômicos, sociais e ambientais, além das dificuldades relativas ao processo de institucionalização das referidas políticas e práticas.

  13. CIVIL JUSTICE IN BRAZIL

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    T. A.A. Wambier

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available This study deals in a succinct way with the Brazilian model of civil procedural law. There is an historical approach specifically about Portuguese law which was in force in Brazil at the beginning (until 1832, after what there comes a brief description of the judiciary structure (courts and judges and only then we talk about the scope of civil procedure, its fundamental principles and, in a “law in practice” approach, access to justice. The role of a judge towards deciding “according to statutes and evidence” is analysed and the current importance of case law is deeply focused, mainly according to the new CPC (in force since 2015 and so are appellate proceedings, class actions, enforcement proceedings and ADR. The last items concern the role and the importance of academia, and some interesting cultural observations, where we deal with the very serious crisis, both ethical and economic, that Brazil is living now, in the political sphere. The judiciary branch is now our only hope.

  14. Kingdom, church and civil society: A theological paradigm for civil ...

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    This article deals with the role that churches can and should play in civil society to develop societal morally. The central-theoretical argument is that the biblical notion of the kingdom of God can, when it is systematically and theologically developed, offer an acceptable foundation for the civil action of churches. In light of this ...

  15. 22 CFR 208.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ... creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Civil judgment. 208.920 Section 208.920 Foreign...) Definitions § 208.920 Civil judgment. Civil judgment means the disposition of a civil action by any court of...

  16. 22 CFR 1006.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ... creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 true Civil judgment. 1006.920 Section 1006.920...) Definitions § 1006.920 Civil judgment. Civil judgment means the disposition of a civil action by any court of...

  17. 21 CFR 1404.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ... creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under... 21 Food and Drugs 9 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Civil judgment. 1404.920 Section 1404.920 Food and...) Definitions § 1404.920 Civil judgment. Civil judgment means the disposition of a civil action by any court of...

  18. 34 CFR 85.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ... creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under... 34 Education 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Civil judgment. 85.920 Section 85.920 Education Office...) Definitions § 85.920 Civil judgment. Civil judgment means the disposition of a civil action by any court of...

  19. 22 CFR 1508.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ... creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under... 22 Foreign Relations 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 true Civil judgment. 1508.920 Section 1508.920...) Definitions § 1508.920 Civil judgment. Civil judgment means the disposition of a civil action by any court of...

  20. 2 CFR 180.915 - Civil judgment.

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    ... creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under... 2 Grants and Agreements 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil judgment. 180.915 Section 180.915... § 180.915 Civil judgment. Civil judgment means the disposition of a civil action by any court of...

  1. 75 FR 79978 - Civil Penalties

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    2010-12-21

    ... National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 49 CFR Part 578 RIN 2127-AK78 Civil Penalties AGENCY... increases the maximum civil penalty amounts for related series of violations of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, as amended (Vehicle Safety Act) and increases the liability for a violation of...

  2. Developments in European Civil Procedures

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    Cortés, P.; Mańko, R.; Cortés, P.

    2016-01-01

    This chapter is structured as follows. In Section B we explore the legal basis for the creation of European civil procedures and Europeanization of procedural private law in general. In Section C we provide an overview of existing EU instruments on civil procedure, which we propose to divide into

  3. Código civil colombiano

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    2005-01-01

    El Código Civil como lo indica su articulo primero,comprende las disposiciones legales sustantivas que determinan especialmente los derechos de los particulares, por razón del estado de las personas, de sus bienes, obligaciones, contratos y acciones civiles.

  4. Introducing Islamic Civilization: Course Syllabus.

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    Smith, Reuben W., Ed.

    The syllabus reflects a course in Islamic civilization taught at the University of Chicago and includes the recommendations of participants at a conference on the problems of presenting such a course. The "civilization approach" offers a panoramic view of various related fields, affords a perspective on the problems of analyzing changes over time,…

  5. Defense Support to Civil Authorities

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    2008-05-22

    Response Authority and Other Military Assistance to Civil Authority ( MACA ) [on-line pamphlet], The Army Lawyer (Charlottesville, VA: Judge Advocate...City Bombing: Immediate Response Authority and Other Military Assistance to Civil Authority ( MACA ). The Army Lawyer. [Charlottesville, VA]: Judge

  6. Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT

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    The Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT aims to publish definitive and original research papers of high standard, containing material of broad interest and of significant contribution to civil engineering, with emphasis being placed on material that is applicable to the solution of practical problems. It provides a forum for ...

  7. Civil Engineering Technology Needs Assessment.

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    Oakland Community Coll., Farmington, MI. Office of Institutional Planning and Analysis.

    In 1991, a study was conducted by Oakland Community College (OCC) to evaluate the need for a proposed Civil Engineering Technology program. An initial examination of the literature focused on industry needs and the job market for civil engineering technicians. In order to gather information on local area employers' hiring practices and needs, a…

  8. Environmental Ethics and Civil Engineering.

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    Vesilind, P. Aarne

    1987-01-01

    Traces the development of the civil engineering code of ethics. Points out that the code does have an enforceable provision that addresses the engineer's responsibility toward the environment. Suggests revisions to the code to accommodate the environmental impacts of civil engineering. (TW)

  9. Codificación civil

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    Verdera Server, Rafael

    2012-01-01

    Conferencias sobre la codificación civil: aspectos históricos (R. Aznar) y jurídicos (J.M. Badenas)Actividad complementaria de los Departamentos de Historia del Derecho y Derecho Civil.Grado en Derecho

  10. Exigências da tarefa e o perfil dos trabalhadores com deficiência: um estudo de caso na construção civil usando o software ErgoDis/IBV

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    Guimarães, Bruno Maia de

    2011-01-01

    Apesar dos esforços que estão sendo feitos para a inclusão laboral da pessoa com deficiência (PD), observa-se que as deficiências, muitas vezes, podem prejudicar a pessoa na procura de trabalho. O Brasil apresenta cerca de 14,5% da população, ou seja, 24,5 milhões de PDs (IBGE, 2002), porém, de acordo com a RAIS de 2009 somente 288,6 mil estavam em empregos formais no ano de 2009 (BRASIL, 2010). Dessa forma, a ergonomia torna-se imprescindível, uma vez que, através do conhec...

  11. DA DEMOCRACIA À CIBERDEMOCRACIA: CONDIÇÕES E (IN)EFETIVIDADE DA PARTICIPAÇÃO POPULAR NA CONSTRUÇÃO COLABORATIVA DO MARCO CIVIL DA INTERNET

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    Leticia Bodanese Rodegheri

    2015-01-01

    A democracia representativa atravessa um período de transformações, pois ao mesmo tempo em que é o regime político de governo adotado na generalidade de países, vem sendo objeto de muitas críticas. Há a percepção de afastamento entre cidadãos e representantes, de desvios de verbas públicas e de corrupção, situações que remetem às seis promessas não-cumpridas da democracia trazidas por Norberto Bobbio. Com a finalidade de alterar esse cenário, as Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação (TIC), ...

  12. Responsabilidade civil do Estado por omissão estatal Civil liability of the State for environmental neglect

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    Haide Maria Hupffer

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Constituição Federal de 1988 é um divisor de águas ao assumir-se como Constituição Ambiental, provocando uma ruptura em relação ao conceito de responsabilidade civil. Partindo de uma abordagem qualitativa, dialética e jurisprudencial, este artigo analisa o Princípio Responsabilidade desenvolvido por hans jonas e realiza um diálogo com o instituto da responsabilidade civil ambiental, identificando, com apoio na legislação constitucional e infraconstitucional, as controvérsias doutrinárias acerca da natureza da responsabilidade estatal (objetiva ou subjetiva frente a casos de omissão da administração pública e à ocorrência de dano ambiental. Conclui-se que o Superior Tribunal de Justiça assume uma dimensão mais alargada do conceito de responsabilidade civil do Estado, demonstrando uma tendência pela responsabilidade civil objetiva com base no risco. Assim, o Brasil, salvo algumas divergências doutrinárias, adota a responsabilidade civil objetiva do Estado pela teoria do risco administrativo alicerçada no ato ilícito e na aceitação do risco.The Federal Constitution of 1988 is a 'water divisor' since it assumes the role of Environmental Constitution, causing a rapture of the concept of civil liability. Starting from a qualitative, dialectical and jurisprudential approach, this article analyzes the Principle of Liability according to Hans Jonas in order to dialogue with the Institute of Civil Environmental Liability, identifying, with the support of the constitutional and infraconstitutional legislation, the doctrinary controversies about the nature of state liability (objective or subjective towards cases of neglect by the public administration and the event of environmental damage. It is possible to conclude that the Higher Court of Justice assumes a larger dimension of the civil liability of the State, thus showing the tendency towards the objective civil liability based on the risk. Therefore, Brazil, regarded some

  13. The rivers of civilization

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    Macklin, Mark G.; Lewin, John

    2015-04-01

    The hydromorphic regimes that underpinned Old World river-based civilizations are reviewed in light of recent research. Notable Holocene climatic changes varied from region to region, whilst the dynamics of floodplain environments were equally diverse, with river channel changes significantly affecting human settlement. There were longer-term trends in Holocene hydroclimate and multi-centennial length 'flood-rich' and 'flood-poor' episodes. These impacted on five identified flooding and settlement scenarios: (i) alluvial fans and aprons; (ii) laterally mobile rivers; (iii) rivers with well-developed levees and flood basins; (iv) river systems characterised by avulsions and floodouts; and (v) large river-fed wetlands. This gave a range of changes that were either more or less regular or incremental from year-to-year (and thus potentially manageable) or catastrophic. The latter might be sudden during a flood event or a few seasons (acute), or over longer periods extending over many decades or even centuries (chronic). The geomorphic and environmental impacts of these events on riparian societies were very often irreversible. Contrasts are made between allogenic and autogenic mechanism for imposing environmental stress on riverine communities and a distinction is made between channel avulsion and contraction responses. Floods, droughts and river channel changes can precondition as well as trigger environmental crises and societal collapse. The Nile system currently offers the best set of independently dated Holocene fluvial and archaeological records, and the contrasted effects of changing hydromorphological regimes on floodwater farming are examined. The persistence of civilizations depended essentially on the societies that maintained them, but they were also understandably resilient in some environments (Pharaonic Egypt in the Egyptian Nile), appear to have had more limited windows of opportunity in others (the Kerma Kingdom in the Nubian Nile), or required

  14. Patrimonial ownership in the enterprise before the civil constitutional order and the enterprise role for human dignity: first notes Titularidade patrimonial na empresa frente à ordem civil constitucional e o papel empresarial para a dignidade humana: primeiras anotações

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    Guilherme Borba Vianna

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    Full Text Available Based on the constitutional principles of social function and human dignity, along with freedom of initiative, this article proposes a consideration about the importance of the partner legal personality as a limitation of the entrepreneur’s and the company’s responsibility in the contemporary society, as a way of performance in the economic development of the country. This article also approaches the need for legal stability in business relationships and the influence of the law-cost in the entrepreneur’s decision-making when it comes to opting for investing in the private sector. Finally, the impacts on Brazil cost derived from the unsystematic application of the disregard of the legal personality to the detriment of the societas distat singulis fundamental rule are considered.A partir dos princípios constitucionais da função social e dignidade da pessoa humana, aliados à liberdade de iniciativa, propõe-se uma reflexão sobre a importância da personalidade jurídica societária, como limitação da responsabilidade do empresário, e da empresa na sociedade contemporânea, como forma de atuação no desenvolvimento econômico do país. Aborda-se a necessidade de estabilidade jurídica das relações empresariais e da influência que o direito-custo tem na decisão do empresário quando opta por investir no setor privado. Por fim, trata-se dos reflexos no custo Brasil pela aplicação assistemática da desconsideração da personalidade jurídica em prejuízo da regra fundamental societas distat singulis.

  15. Reconstructing Sub-Saharan, Mayan, and Other Prehistoric Civilizations in Mathematical Macro-Theory of Civilizations

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    2003-01-01

    A study of the Great Zimbabwe Sub-Saharan civilization, Mayan civilization and other prehistoric civilizations within the framework of a mathematical macro theory of civilizations. We show these isolated and early civilizations conform to the general mathematical theory of civilizations in detail.

  16. Sustainability issues in civil engineering

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    2017-01-01

    This compilation on sustainability issues in civil engineering comprises contributions from international experts who have been working in the area of sustainability in civil engineering. Many of the contributions have been presented as keynote lectures at the International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure (ICSCI) held in Hyderabad, India. The book has been divided into core themes of Sustainable Transportation Systems, Sustainable Geosystems, Sustainable Environmental and Water Resources and Sustainable Structural Systems. Use of sustainability principles in engineering has become an important component of the process of design and in this context, design and analysis approaches in civil engineering are being reexamined to incorporate the principles of sustainable designs and construction in practice. Developing economies are on the threshold of rapid infrastructure growth and there is a need to compile the developments in various branches of civil engineering and highlight the issues. It is th...

  17. The Ambivalences of Civil Society

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    Full Text Available This article discusses the conceptual heterogeneity in the field of ‘civil society’ in the light of a distinction between positions that reflect civil society as a democratic-emancipatory category and positions that consider civil society from the perspective of the state: as an instrumental resource for the technocratic planning of the competitive nation state.The article discusses the implications and perspectives in these two different strategic scenarios for conceptualizing civil society. The argument is made that civil society in relation to democratic citizenship should basically rather be understood as a concept for specific, communicative principles for institutionalizing societal relations and organizing public experience than as an overall concept for third sector organizations.

  18. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    challenges will the next 150 years bring civil engineers? Researchers and lecturers at DTU’s Department of Civil Engineering (known as DTU Byg) suggested possible events, and we also consulted civil engineers and their business partners in the building industry. In this way, a programme was put together......, has helped create a new standard for sustainable building. One day of the master class was devoted to lectures by civil engineers and architects from Denmark and abroad who talked about their own experience with Integrated Design. The anniversary event was rounded off with another important topic...... Anniversary Conference on 16 November offered a number of seminars organised by the professional associations and lectures by civil engineers Stephen Selkowich and Cecil Balmond. In collaboration with the architect Renzo Piano, Stephen Selkowich has developed and tested low-energy façade systems; and Cecil...

  19. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    challenges will the next 150 years bring civil engineers? Researchers and lecturers at DTU’s Department of Civil Engineering (known as DTU Byg) suggested possible events, and we also consulted civil engineers and their business partners in the building industry. In this way, a programme was put together...... a previously passive insulation material is altered to play an active role in a building. The Design Master Class was for architects, civil engineers and students. It was led by Richard Horden, who is not only the head of a design department at Munich Technical University, but also works on design in his own...... to develop a technically advanced form of aesthetics. The Master Class in low energy buildings was led by civil engineer, Svend Svendsen, a Professor at DTU Byg. Together with colleagues and students, he has achieved an extensive knowledge of Integrated Design. In fact, the situation is that our knowledge...

  20. 76 FR 71431 - Civil Penalty Calculation Methodology

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    ... TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Civil Penalty Calculation Methodology AGENCY: Federal... its civil penalty methodology. Part of this evaluation includes a forthcoming explanation of the... methodology for calculation of certain civil penalties. To induce compliance with federal regulations, FMCSA...

  1. Cumhuriyet İdaresi'nin Nüfusu Kayıt Altına Alma Girişimlerine Bir Örnek: 1934 Yılı Nüfus Taraması An Illustration For The Civil Registry Processes During The Republican Era: The Census Of 1934

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    Fevzi ÇAKMAK

    2013-09-01

    great portion of the populationremained concealed following the census of 1927, the governmentsought to make various amnesty regulations related to the civil registry.After the law was enacted, the people rushed to civil register offices andwith the great demand of the public, the government sought for asolution. The final solution was to assign all public officers that were infield service and available to take in charge, to civil registrationprocedures. Through the ordinance, made for this aim in March 1934, arapid success was attained and then through the Law related toRegistration of Concealed Population, which was made in July 1934,the legal basis of the mechanism was founded. Within the scope of thisstudy, the mechanism mentioned will be sought to be analyzed. Thefundamental reference for our study will be the civil registry books. Osmanlı Devleti’nin son dönemlerine kadar düzenli bir nüfus siyaseti yerine, daha çok vergi ve askeri ihtiyaçlarını karşılamaya yönelik nüfus ve arazi istatistikleri tuttuğu bilinmektedir. Nüfus işlerini düzenlemekle görevli teşkilat Osmanlı devletinin Tanzimat’la başlayan modernleşme döneminde oluşturulmaya başlanmıştır. Sonraki dönemde devleti çöküşe götüren nedenler, sağlıklı bir nüfus siyaseti yürütülmesinin önüne geçmişti.Bağımsızlık Savaşı vererek kurulan yeni Cumhuriyet idaresi, nüfus işleri bakımından eski idareden son derece kötü bir miras devralmıştı. Uzun süren savaşlar, savaşlarla birlikte ortaya çıkan imkânsızlıklar, ülke içine ve dışına yönelik nüfus hareketleri, ölümler, doğumlar ve halkın nüfus işlerine yönelik olumsuz tavrı, nüfus kütüklerinin uzun yıllar doğru bir şekilde tutulması önünden engel teşkil etmişti. Binlerce doğum kayıt altına alınmamışken, binlerce ölü sicillerde sağ görünmekte; binlerce evliler defterlerde bekâr, binlerce boşanmış kütüklerde evli görünüyordu. Bu şartlar altında T

  2. Civil Code, 11 December 1987.

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    1988-01-01

    Article 162 of this Mexican Code provides, among other things, that "Every person has the right freely, responsibly, and in an informed fashion to determine the number and spacing of his or her children." When a marriage is involved, this right is to be observed by the spouses "in agreement with each other." The civil codes of the following states contain the same provisions: 1) Baja California (Art. 159 of the Civil Code of 28 April 1972 as revised in Decree No. 167 of 31 January 1974); 2) Morelos (Art. 255 of the Civil Code of 26 September 1949 as revised in Decree No. 135 of 29 December 1981); 3) Queretaro (Art. 162 of the Civil Code of 29 December 1950 as revised in the Act of 9 January 1981); 4) San Luis Potosi (Art. 147 of the Civil Code of 24 March 1946 as revised in 13 June 1978); Sinaloa (Art. 162 of the Civil Code of 18 June 1940 as revised in Decree No. 28 of 14 October 1975); 5) Tamaulipas (Art. 146 of the Civil Code of 21 November 1960 as revised in Decree No. 20 of 30 April 1975); 6) Veracruz-Llave (Art. 98 of the Civil Code of 1 September 1932 as revised in the Act of 30 December 1975); and 7) Zacatecas (Art. 253 of the Civil Code of 9 February 1965 as revised in Decree No. 104 of 13 August 1975). The Civil Codes of Puebla and Tlaxcala provide for this right only in the context of marriage with the spouses in agreement. See Art. 317 of the Civil Code of Puebla of 15 April 1985 and Article 52 of the Civil Code of Tlaxcala of 31 August 1976 as revised in Decree No. 23 of 2 April 1984. The Family Code of Hidalgo requires as a formality of marriage a certification that the spouses are aware of methods of controlling fertility, responsible parenthood, and family planning. In addition, Article 22 the Civil Code of the Federal District provides that the legal capacity of natural persons is acquired at birth and lost at death; however, from the moment of conception the individual comes under the protection of the law, which is valid with respect to the

  3. A Perspectiva de Redes na Internacionalização de Empresas Brasileiras de Construção Civil: O Caso Vale e BNDES em Moçambique

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    Bernardo Frossard Silva Rêgo

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available A proposta deste artigo é analisar, a partir da perspectiva de redes, o processo de internacionalização de empresas brasileiras e em como esse movimento é influenciado por entes governamentais. Em outros termos, objetiva-se pensar os negócios internacionais não como sendo uma atividade que afeta apenas uma empresa, mas que tenha um impacto sobre todas interações dentro de suas redes, as quais congregam a esfera pública. O referencial teórico que deu suporte para análise do caso foi um framework integrativo entre a perspectiva de redes e a teoria institucionalista. O método de pesquisa aplicado foi o estudo de caso, realizado a partir da triangulação na coleta e análise dos dados empíricos, visando uma maior visão a respeito da cadeia internacionalizada. A conclusão deste estudo foi que a internacionalização das grandes empreiteiras brasileiras para Moçambique e a consolidação delas nesse país tiveram e ainda têm grande influência do papel de suas redes.

  4. Material civilization: things and society.

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    Dant, Tim

    2006-06-01

    This paper argues that although classical sociology has largely overlooked the importance of social relations with the material world in shaping the form of society, Braudel's concept of 'material civilization' is a useful way to begin to understand the sociological significance of this relationship. The limitations of Braudel's historical and general concept can be partially overcome with Elias's analysis of the connection between 'technization' and 'civilization' that allows for both a civilizing and a de-civilizing impact of emergent forms of material relation that both lengthen and shorten the chains of interdependence between the members of a society. It is suggested that the concept of the 'morality of things' employed by a number of commentators is useful in summarizing the civilizing effects of material objects and addressing their sociological significance. From the sociology of consumption the idea of materiality as a sign of social relationships can be drawn, and from the sociology of technology the idea of socio-technical systems and actor-networks can contribute to the understanding of material civilization. It is argued that the concept of 'material capital' can usefully summarize the variable social value of objects but to understand the complexity of material civilization as it unfolds in everyday life, an analysis of 'material interaction' is needed. Finally the paper suggests some initial themes and issues apparent in contemporary society that the sociological study of material civilization might address; the increased volume, functional complexity and material specificity of objects and the increased social complexity, autonomy and substitutability that is entailed. A theory of 'material civilization' is the first step in establishing a sociology of objects.

  5. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    Foreword B150 –Civil Engineering Futures consists of interviews made, articles written, and projects presented in connection with the 150th anniversary celebrations of the study of civil engineering in Denmark. Instead of a historical retrospect, it was decided to look into the future. What......, has helped create a new standard for sustainable building. One day of the master class was devoted to lectures by civil engineers and architects from Denmark and abroad who talked about their own experience with Integrated Design. The anniversary event was rounded off with another important topic...

  6. In the course of history: the upsurge of photography in the image civilization Nos passos da história: o surgimento da fotografia na civilização da imagem

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    Eduardo Ewald Maya

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available In this article I present a part of my master’s degree dissertation which dealt with the path in the history of photography. The text starts by focusing the profound cleave it provoked in XIX Century iconographies. Next, it analyses the raise of the processes of photographic reproduction, e.g. images of an optical nature (of photographically automatized production. In closing it appraises the origins and transmutations witnessed in the relation artphotography. To do so it adopts the perspectives of photography thinkers such as Walter Benjamin and of researchers as Boris Kossoy, among others. It concludes that photography represented a new – and important spring in terms of multiplication and sharing of information, beyond opening new fields in the visual representations. Neste artigo, apresento uma parte da dissertação de mestrado, cujo objetivo é percorrer os passos da história da fotografia. O texto começa abordando o profundo corte que ela provocou nas iconografias do século XIX. Em seguida, analisa o surgimento dos processos de reprodução fotográfica, isto é, das imagens de natureza óptica (de produção automatizada fotograficamente. Por fim, aborda as origens e transmutações observadas na relação arte-fotografia. Para tanto, adota referenciais teóricos de pensadores da fotografia como Walter Benjamin e de pesquisadores como Boris Kossoy, entre outros. Conclui que a fotografia representou um novo – e importante – salto em termos de multiplicação e difusão da informação, além de abrir novos campos nas representações visuais.

  7. ANÁLISE DA VIABILIDADE DE IMPLANTAÇÃO DE UM SISTEMA DE GERENCIAMENTO DE RESÍDUOS DA CONSTRUÇÃO CIVIL NA OBRA DA ESCOLA PROINFÂNCIA CRECHE DAMASCO NO MUNICÍPIO DE VARGINHA - MG

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    Thiago Wulfghar Dias

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    Full Text Available RESUMO: O presente artigo visa apresentar a viabilidade de implantação de um sistema de gerenciamento de resíduos sólidos de construção civil na obra da escola proinfância creche damasco, localizada na cidade de Varginha, no sul do estado de Minas Gerais. Para isso, apresenta-se a definição do resíduo com sua caracterização, os agentes envolvidos no processo de gerenciamento e suas responsabilidades de acordo com os aspectos normativos. Neste trabalho foi apresentado uma metodologia para definição de ferramentas de gestão dos resíduos para obtenção da composição média porcentual e consequentemente o perfil dos resíduos das etapas construtivas da obra. A aplicação do método evidenciou que as causas de geração de resíduos em geral, são os erros na manipulação dos materiais de construção, durante a execução dos serviços. Posteriormente apresenta-se o balanço econômico alcançado com a aplicação do sistema de gerenciamento e expõem-se algumas recomendações para aprimorar a gestão dos resíduos da construção civil. Contudo, apesar da existência do Plano de Gestão de Resíduos no município de Varginha, muitas construções não atendem as diretrizes de gerenciamento apresentadas neste decreto e ainda existem locais clandestinos de disposição de resíduos no município. As ações abordadas neste estudo podem ser utilizadas em obras de construção e demolição e trazem inúmeros benefícios para as construtoras, para sociedade e o meio ambiente, como na redução da utilização da matéria-prima, no atendimento às legislações vigentes e na redução tanto dos custos com a utilização de menos insumos para realização das mesmas tarefas, quanto dos custos referentes ao gerenciamento, transporte e destinação final dos resíduos. ABSTRACT: This papper presents the feasibility of implementing a construction solid waste management system of Proyouth school daycare apricot, located in Varginha, in

  8. Algeria: An Uncivilized Civil War

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    Robling, Terry

    1995-01-01

    .... Moderates on both sides are seeking peace from the undeclared civil war that resulted when the military-backed regime canceled elections that Islamic fundamentalists were certain to win in 1992...

  9. Librarians, Civil Liberties and Privacy.

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    Fielding, Derek

    1978-01-01

    A comparison of current civil liberties issues in Australia with the status of similar issues in Britain and the United States. Included are political affiliation of government employees, censorship, rights of the individual, privacy, and freedom of information. (JAB)

  10. Teaching Mathematics to Civil Engineers

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    Sharp, J. J.; Moore, E.

    1977-01-01

    This paper outlines a technique for teaching a rigorous course in calculus and differential equations which stresses applicability of the mathematics to problems in civil engineering. The method involves integration of subject matter and team teaching. (SD)

  11. O Estado como verdade da sociedade civil-burguesa = The State as a truth of civil society

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    Novelli, Pedro Geraldo Aparecido

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Hegel afirma em seus “Princípios da Filosofia do Direito” que a intenção desse texto é fornecer elementos para que um Estado possa ser reconhecido enquanto tal e não dizer como um Estado deve ser. Um dos elementos que permitem o reconhecimento de um Estado é que este funda e fundamenta os momentos que o constituem e que o precedem. Assim, tanto a família quanto a sociedade civil-burguesa têm sua sustentação no que resulta delas, mas que, segundo Hegel, já se encontra na formação de cada uma delas, ou seja, no Estado que promove a suprassunção de uma e de outra em si. O objeto do presente artigo é examinar em especial a relação entre o Estado e a sociedade civil-burguesa principalmente no que diz respeito à caracterização dada por Hegel à mesma sociedade civil-burguesa e aos perigos envolvidos na determinação do Estado pela mesma sociedade civil-burguesa. De acordo com Hegel o maior perigo se dá com a submissão do interesse comum ao interesse como o ditame comum e regulador da coexistência no Estado

  12. Ciencia y sociedad civil

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    Ziman, John

    2003-06-01

    Full Text Available This paper analyses the relationship between scientific knowledge and the societies in which it is produced. After considering the diverse societal roles science has performed in different types of society, the discussion focuses on science’s role in democratic and pluralistic societies. Opposite to the increasing instrumental role knowledge production plays nowadays, for which it has been named «post-academic science» or «technoscience», non instrumental roles of traditional academic research are defended. It is argued that only if academic science keeps its autonomy and integrity from political and corporate interests, it may serve civil society by offering impartial and trustworthy knowledge to balance biases produced by the features of post-academic science.

    En este artículo se analizan las relaciones del conocimiento científico con las sociedades en las que se produce. Tras repasar sus diversas funciones en tipos distintos de sociedades, la discusión se centra en los fines de la ciencia en las sociedades democráticas pluralistas. Frente al cada vez mayor rol instrumental de la ciencia, por el que ha recibido los nombres de «ciencia postacadémica» o «tecnociencia», se defienden los roles no instrumentales tradicionales de la investigación académica clásica. Se argumenta que sólo si la ciencia académica mantiene su autonomía y su integridad frente a intereses políticos o empresariales podrá ser de utilidad al público al ofrecerle conocimiento imparcial y fidedigno frente a los sesgos producidos por la naturaleza propia de la ciencia postacadémica.

  13. The Spanish Civil War: An Analysis

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    2003-10-31

    later. Although the Spanish Civil War is little covered in American classrooms , its carnage rivals that of the U.S. Civil War: 500,000 deaths, of...October 2003), Spanish Civil War. 3 Felipe Ribeiro de Meneses, Franco and the Spanish Civil War (New York: Routledge, 2001). 4 University of

  14. Communication Needs of Thai Civil Engineering Students

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    Kaewpet, Chamnong

    2009-01-01

    This article reports on an examination of the communication needs of a group of Thai civil engineering students. Twenty-five stakeholders helped identify the communication needs of the students by participating in individual interviews. These included employers, civil engineers, civil engineering lecturers, ex-civil engineering students of the…

  15. Space civil engineering - A new discipline

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    Sadeh, Willy Z.; Criswell, Marvin E.

    1991-01-01

    Space Civil Engineering is an emerging engineering discipline that focuses on extending and expanding the Civil Engineering know-how and practice to the development and maintenance of infrastructure on celestial bodies. Space Civil Engineering is presently being developed as a new discipline within the Department of Civil Engineering at Colorado State University under a recently established NASA Space Grant College Program. Academic programs geared toward creating Space Civil Engineering Options at both undergraduate and graduate levels are being formulated. Basic ideas and concepts of the curriculum in the Space Civil Engineering Option at both undergraduate and graduate levels are presented. The role of Space Civil Engineering in the Space Program is discussed.

  16. Ethnicity and the spread of civil war

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    Bosker, Maarten; de Ree, Joppe

    2010-01-01

    Civil wars critically hinder a country's development process. This paper shows that civil wars can also have severe international consequences. Anecdotal evidence highlights that civil wars sometimes spill over international boundaries. Using a more rigorous econometric approach we provide evidence that conflict spillovers are indeed quantitatively very important. Also, they are context dependent. Ethnicity in particular plays a key role in the spread of civil war. Only ethnic civil wars spil...

  17. População indígena: uma reflexão sobre a influência da civilização urbana no estado nutricional e na saúde bucal Indigenous peoples: reflection about the influence of urban civilization on nutritional status and oral health

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    Patrícia Garcia de Moura

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Embora ainda existam sociedades indígenas que mantêm um modo tradicional de viver, nas quais uma alimentação adequada em quantidade e qualidade provém da caça e da prática de agricultura, a maioria dos índios vem sofrendo um processo de aculturação oriundo do contato com a civilização urbana, pois eles não mais dispõem de terra suficiente que garanta a subsistência. Desse modo, acabam tornando-se dependentes do comércio local e consumindo alimentos industrializados que podem ser prejudiciais à saúde bucal e ao estado nutricional. A presente comunicação tem como objetivo identificar a influência da transição alimentar, devido ao contato com a civilização urbana, no estado nutricional e na condição bucal da população indígena brasileira. Os dados relacionados nessa investigação foram obtidos na base de dados do SciELO e do MedLine, PubMed, pesquisando-se os termos de indexação: "índios sul-americanos", "comportamento alimentar", "estado nutricional", "saúde bucal". Estudos revelaram a prevalência de desnutrição infantil, sobrepeso e obesidade em adultos, índice de cárie elevado e doença periodontal nas comunidades indígenas que vêm passando por mudanças de hábitos culturais. Conclui-se que a transição alimentar pode levar a desordens nutricionais e ao desenvolvimento de doenças bucais, sugerindo a necessidade de uma intervenção e/ou monitoramento por meio de programas dirigidos à assistência à saúde, ao saneamento básico, ao acesso à terra e à educação.Although there are still some indigenous societies that have maintained their traditional way of life, where food consumption in terms of amount and quality is based on hunting and agriculture, most indigenous peoples have been undergoing an acculturation process secondary to the contact with urban civilizations, since they no longer have enough land to guarantee their subsistence. Thus, they become dependent on local trade and consume

  18. A REDEFINIÇÃO DA ORDEM PRIVADA PELA LIQUIDEZ CIVIL-CONSTITUCIONAL - DOI 10.5752/P.2318-7999.2011v14n28p77

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    Subtil, Leonardo de Camargo; Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS.

    2011-01-01

    O presente artigo pretende demonstrar as implicações do debate entre autonomia e constitucionalização do Direito Civil na redefinição da ordem privada. Nesse contexto, trabalha-se as questões relativas à constitucionalização do Direito Civil, sobretudo a importância dos princípios constitucionais como novo centro das relações privadas. Após, com base na perspectiva de autonomia do Direito Civil, utiliza-se das principais críticas à perspectiva de constitucionalização do Direito Civil, como me...

  19. On civil engineering disasters and their mitigation

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    Xie, Lili; Qu, Zhe

    2018-01-01

    Civil engineering works such as buildings and infrastructure are the carriers of human civilization. They are, however, also the origins of various types of disasters, which are referred to in this paper as civil engineering disasters. This paper presents the concept of civil engineering disasters, their characteristics, classification, causes, and mitigation technologies. Civil engineering disasters are caused primarily by civil engineering defects, which are usually attributed to improper selection of construction site, hazard assessment, design and construction, occupancy, and maintenance. From this viewpoint, many so-called natural disasters such as earthquakes, strong winds, floods, landslides, and debris flows are substantially due to civil engineering defects rather than the actual natural hazards. Civil engineering disasters occur frequently and globally and are the most closely related to human beings among all disasters. This paper emphasizes that such disasters can be mitigated mainly through civil engineering measures, and outlines the related objectives and scientific and technological challenges.

  20. OVERVIEW OF RUSSIAN CIVIL JUSTICE

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    D. Maleshin

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Contemporary Russian civil procedure is not a pure Continental model because it also has procedural features of the common law system, as well as some other original and exceptional features. This article examines the main aspects of Russian civil justice: its main principles; judicial organization, including the structure of the courts and the division between courts of general jurisdiction and arbitrazh (commercial courts, and the Intellectual Property Court; sources of procedural law; bar organization; the jurisdiction of the courts; actions and proceedings; legal costs; evidence; administrative procedure; class actions; enforcement proceedings; and arbitration and mediation.

  1. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    theme in twentieth century architecture. Together, civil engineer Peter Rice and architect Ian Ritchie created a paradigm shift with their revolutionary ideas for glass facades supported by cables. Glued and bolted constructions made entirely of glass are now a reality in small-scale projects, yet......, has helped create a new standard for sustainable building. One day of the master class was devoted to lectures by civil engineers and architects from Denmark and abroad who talked about their own experience with Integrated Design. The anniversary event was rounded off with another important topic...

  2. Tendencias del Derecho civil (2002)

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    Arellano Gómez, Francisco Javier

    2002-01-01

    Durante el año 2.002 han dado a luz, en el campo del Derecho Civil, un conjunto de leyes que suponen una importante actualización normativa ante determinadas necesidades presentadas por la dinámica realidad socio-económica de España, en un contexto de acelerada tecnificación, creciente vitalidad y fluidez de tejido social, y de progresiva armonización legislativa con los países de nuestro entorno. Para este informe de Derecho Civil hemos preferido seguir, por razón de mejor carácter sistemáti...

  3. Kingdom, church and civil society: A theological paradigm for civil ...

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    Apr 23, 2015 ... can, based on natural law, work with civil organisations to pursue the common good of the ... Based on the moral sense that is founded in natural law, Christians can ... The new constitution not only makes provision for freedom of association and the right to protest, but instituted viable mechanisms that can ...

  4. Europeanizing civil society: how the EU shapes civil society organizations

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    Sanchez Salgado, R.

    2014-01-01

    The European Union (EU) has clearly made a difference for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). EU officials and European political entrepreneurs have been crucial in the promotion of funding and access opportunities, but they have been proven to have little capacity to create CSOs from scratch or to

  5. Space Civil Engineering option - A progress report

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    Criswell, Marvin E.; Sadeh, Willy Z.

    1992-01-01

    Space Civil Engineering is an emerging engineering discipline that focuses on extending and expanding Civil Engineering to the development, operation, and maintenance of infrastructures on celestial bodies. Space Civil Engineering is presently being developed as a new discipline within the Department of Civil Engineering at Colorado State University and with support of the NASA Space Grant College Program. Academic programs geared toward creating Space Civil Engineering Options at both undergraduate and graduate levels are being formulated. Basic ideas and concepts and the current status of the curriculum in the Space Civil Engineering Option primarily at the undergraduate level are presented.

  6. Etica civile e beatitudini evangeliche

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    Nicola Colaianni

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available Il contributo, sottoposto a valutazione, riproduce il testo dell’intervento nel dibattito a due voci (con il presidente della Corte costituzionale, Gaetano Silvestri a conclusione del convegno “La Bibbia sulle strade dell’uomo” (Messina, 23 novembre 2013, ed è destinato alla pubblicazione negli Atti.SOMMARIO: 1. L’etica civile come etica costituzionale – 2. L’etica evangelica – 3. Irriducibilità? – 4. La promessa e il terzo – 5. La libertà – 6. Il tratto di cammino insieme.  Civil Ethic and Evangelical Beatitudes ABSTRACT The differences between civil ethic and religious ethic, that the Author defines as constitutional principles and evangelic Beatitudes, are well known: it’s common knowledge that the ones are effective in the earthly life while the others are oriented to the eternal life. Nevertheless the Author argues that they both have a common feature before that last analysis: they cross as principles of continuing opposition to unjust society, to “unlawful law”, to spreading apart between the constitutional and evangelic must be and the legislative being of positive law.KEY-WORDS: Civil Ethic – Constitution – Evangelical Beatitudes – Differences - Common Feature.

  7. Primary Sources Enliven Civil War

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    Robelen, Erik W.

    2011-01-01

    Today, a growing number of teachers are moving beyond the textbook in teaching about the war, and U.S. history more broadly. Teachers are digging directly into primary sources and harnessing technology, all in an attempt to help students better understand the past and bring it to life. Doing so may be especially important with the Civil War,…

  8. Ethnicity, class, and civil war

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    Hechter, Michael Norman; Siroky, David

    2016-01-01

    Why are some countries prone to ethno-nationalist conflict, whereas others are plagued by class conflict? This is a question that has seldom been raised and rarely been examined empirically. This paper presents a social-structural theory to account for the variable incidence of these two forms of...... and segmented in societies shapes the type of civil war....

  9. Civil Society in Fragile Contexts

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    Leeuwen, M. van; Verkoren, W.M.

    2014-01-01

    Policies to promote peace in conflict-torn societies increasingly include “civil society (CS) building” as an aim; however, in such settings, it is often difficult – if not impossible – to distinguish between state and society, or between “civil” and “uncivil”. Local legitimacy (representativeness

  10. Governance and European Civil Society

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    Kutay, Acar

    This book provides a critical analysis of the European Union’s approach to ‘governance’, focusing on the way in which civil society is incorporated within the EU decision-making process and arguing that it is not conducive to the democratisation of EU governance.\

  11. Job Prospects for Civil Engineers.

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    Basta, Nicholas

    1985-01-01

    Government programs and renewed industrial activity have combined with stable enrollments to create bright job prospects for civil engineers. Areas with good opportunities include highway reconstruction and rehabilitation, water-resource management, and new factory construction. The subspecialty of structural engineering has a growing need in…

  12. Getting the Civil War Right

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    Loewen, James W.

    2011-01-01

    William Faulkner famously wrote, "The past is never dead. It's not even past." He would not be surprised to learn that Americans, 150 years after the Civil War began, are still getting it wrong. Did America's most divisive war start over slavery or states' rights? The author says that too many people--including educators--get it wrong. The author…

  13. Aging of civil explosives (Poster)

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    Krabbendam-La Haye, E.L.M.; Klerk, W.P.C. de; Hoen, C. 't; Krämer, R.E.

    2014-01-01

    For the Dutch MoD and police, TNO composed sets with different kinds of civil explosives to train their detection dogs. The manufacturer of these explosives guarantees several years of stability of these explosives. These sets of explosives are used under different conditions, like temperature and

  14. Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT: Journal Sponsorship

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    Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT: Journal Sponsorship. Journal Home > About the Journal > Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT: Journal Sponsorship. Log in or Register to get access to full text downloads.

  15. Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice

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    The Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice aims to publish original research papers of high standard, containing material of significant contribution to civil engineering, with emphasis being placed on material that is applicable to the solution of practical problems.

  16. Climate Change and Civil Violence

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    van der Vink, G.; Plancherel, Y.; Hennet, C.; Jones, K. D.; Abdullah, A.; Bradshaw, J.; Dee, S.; Deprez, A.; Pasenello, M.; Plaza-Jennings, E.; Roseman, D.; Sopher, P.; Sung, E.

    2009-05-01

    The manifestations of climate change can result in humanitarian impacts that reverse progress in poverty- reduction, create shortages of food and resources, lead to migration, and ultimately result in civil violence and conflict. Within the continent of Africa, we have found that environmentally-related variables are either the cause or the confounding factor for over 80% of the civil violence events during the last 10 years. Using predictive climate models and land-use data, we are able to identify populations in Africa that are likely to experience the most severe climate-related shocks. Through geospatial analysis, we are able to overlay these areas of high risk with assessments of both the local population's resiliency and the region's capacity to respond to climate shocks should they occur. The net result of the analysis is the identification of locations that are becoming particularly vulnerable to future civil violence events (vulnerability hotspots) as a result of the manifestations of climate change. For each population group, over 600 social, economic, political, and environmental indicators are integrated statistically to measures the vulnerability of African populations to environmental change. The indicator time-series are filtered for data availability and redundancy, broadly ordered into four categories (social, political, economic and environmental), standardized and normalized. Within each category, the dominant modes of variability are isolated by principal component analysis and the loadings of each component for each variable are used to devise composite index scores. Comparisons of past vulnerability with known environmentally-related conflicts demonstrates the role that such vulnerability hotspot maps can play in evaluating both the potential for, and the significance of, environmentally-related civil violence events. Furthermore, the analysis reveals the major variables that are responsible for the population's vulnerability and therefore

  17. Civil Society and Democratisation in Latvia

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    Dashi, Led; Bamberger, Jakob Grandjean; Simonsen, Stefan Lægaard

    2013-01-01

    With a focus on both the national and international Civil Society, this report investigates the democratisation process of Latvia in the decade following independence 1991-1999. Based on a conceptual framework of the interdependent relationships between formal and informal social capital, trust, civil participation and democratisation, the development of the Latvian Civil Society is analysed. Furthermore key features of the international Civil Society’s involvement in the country are included...

  18. Civil Society, Democratic Space, and Social Work

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    Neelmani Jaysawal

    2013-01-01

    Civil Society envisages the growth of civilization in a way that the society is in “civilized form.” It has been prominent in Social science since time immemorial. Till 18th century, it was synonymous with the state or political society. It was more or less direct translation of Cicero’s Societas’ Civilis and Aristotle’s Koinonia politike. According to Karl Marx, “Civil Society embraces the whole material intercourse o...

  19. A ação civil pública na proteção ambiental: análise de efetividade, procedimento e eficácia na proteção do direito transindividual a um meio ambiente equilibrado

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    Elianne Christine Lemos

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    Full Text Available É fator inequívoco na ordem jurídica contemporânea que rege o Estado Democrático Brasileiro, que o Meio Ambiente é detentor de importância ímpar, sendo, por conseguinte, tutelado pelos instrumentos jurisdicionais de forma que sua preservação seja, de fato, alcançada no liame prático. Face a sua importância, o Meio Ambiente não é visto no escopo jurídico como um direito individual, ou, tampouco, coletivo; mas, como um direito trans-individual, que perpassa o indivíduo, e tangencia a coletividade como um todo, devendo ser, como tal, tutelado. Este proceder encontra lastro nos alicerces constitucionais e na legislação infra constitucional de caráter ambiental, como no Código Florestal; além da legislação específica como a Lei 7.347/85. É neste espectro que se enquadra a premissa jurídica da preservação ambiental inalienável da humanidade, e imprescindível ao direito e ao progresso humano, social, empresarial e tecnológico, sendo dever do aparato jurídico-estatal asseverar a efetividade da preservação ambiental, possibilitando, assim, o desenvolvimento econômico e ambiental, e garantindo, ainda, a manutenção da qualidade e diversidade ambiental para as gerações futuras. Para tanto, faz-se necessário o emprego de ferramentas jurídicas eficazes para que a égide estatal resguarde o Meio Ambiente, donde despontam como panacéia as Ações Civis Públicas.

  20. The Transformed Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)

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    Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 2012

    2012-01-01

    Since 1968, the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) has collected data on key education and civil rights issues in our nation's public schools for use by the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR), other Department offices, other federal agencies, and by policymakers and researchers outside of the Department. The CRDC has…

  1. 29 CFR 1471.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ..., stipulation, other disposition which creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1988 (31 U.S.C. 3801-3812). ... 29 Labor 4 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Civil judgment. 1471.920 Section 1471.920 Labor Regulations...

  2. 5 CFR 919.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ..., decision, settlement, stipulation, other disposition which creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1988 (31... 5 Administrative Personnel 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil judgment. 919.920 Section 919.920...

  3. 12 CFR 229.21 - Civil liability.

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    ... 12 Banks and Banking 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil liability. 229.21 Section 229.21 Banks... Availability Policies § 229.21 Civil liability. (a) Civil liability. A bank that fails to comply with any..., except that— (i) In the case of an individual action, liability under this paragraph shall not be less...

  4. 31 CFR 19.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ..., stipulation, other disposition which creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1988 (31 U.S.C. 3801-3812). ... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Civil judgment. 19.920 Section 19.920...

  5. 29 CFR 98.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ..., whether by verdict, decision, settlement, stipulation, other disposition which creates a civil liability... 29 Labor 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 true Civil judgment. 98.920 Section 98.920 Labor Office of the Secretary of Labor GOVERNMENTWIDE DEBARMENT AND SUSPENSION (NONPROCUREMENT) Definitions § 98.920 Civil...

  6. 7 CFR 3017.920 - Civil judgment.

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    ... by verdict, decision, settlement, stipulation, other disposition which creates a civil liability for the complained of wrongful acts, or a final determination of liability under the Program Fraud Civil... 7 Agriculture 15 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil judgment. 3017.920 Section 3017.920 Agriculture...

  7. 17 CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE AND DEMOCRATIC SUSTAINABILITY IN ...

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    Abstract. Civil disobedience was made famous in the 1950s‟ protests against racial discrimination in the United States of America. Arising from this are different views on whether it is right or wrong for good citizens to disobey civil authorities. From biblical perspective, civil disobedience is neither condemned nor ...

  8. Interpreting Asian Civilization to American Students

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    Taylor, Romeyn

    1974-01-01

    The article, presenting the difficulties of teaching about any foreign civilization, sketches an Asian civilization course which attempts to mitigate those difficulties with a text book that uses models of historical processes applicable to different civilizations and indicative of their common grounds. (JH)

  9. History of Civil Engineering Modal Analysis

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    Brincker, Rune

    2008-01-01

    techniques are available for civil engineering modal analysis. The testing of civil structures defers from the traditional modal testing in the sense, that very often it is difficult, or sometimes impossible, to artificially excite a large civil engineering structure. Also, many times, even though...

  10. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    a huge investment in new production equipment and working processes for the craftsmen who use them. Completely new thinking is needed when an electrical impulse is used to improve the penetration of a chemical. The same applies when classical materials like concrete are given new properties or when...... a previously passive insulation material is altered to play an active role in a building. The Design Master Class was for architects, civil engineers and students. It was led by Richard Horden, who is not only the head of a design department at Munich Technical University, but also works on design in his own...... to develop a technically advanced form of aesthetics. The Master Class in low energy buildings was led by civil engineer, Svend Svendsen, a Professor at DTU Byg. Together with colleagues and students, he has achieved an extensive knowledge of Integrated Design. In fact, the situation is that our knowledge...

  11. Geometric procedures for civil engineers

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    Tonias, Elias C

    2016-01-01

    This book provides a multitude of geometric constructions usually encountered in civil engineering and surveying practice.  A detailed geometric solution is provided to each construction as well as a step-by-step set of programming instructions for incorporation into a computing system. The volume is comprised of 12 chapters and appendices that may be grouped in three major parts: the first is intended for those who love geometry for its own sake and its evolution through the ages, in general, and, more specifically, with the introduction of the computer. The second section addresses geometric features used in the book and provides support procedures used by the constructions presented. The remaining chapters and the appendices contain the various constructions. The volume is ideal for engineering practitioners in civil and construction engineering and allied areas.

  12. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    consisting of free, public lectures by international experts, and workshops and master classes on this question open to everyone in the building industry. The use of glass as a construction material would have been considered impossible a few years ago. But work on achieving complete transparency was a major...... theme in twentieth century architecture. Together, civil engineer Peter Rice and architect Ian Ritchie created a paradigm shift with their revolutionary ideas for glass facades supported by cables. Glued and bolted constructions made entirely of glass are now a reality in small-scale projects, yet...... specific climatic challenge or clean the air. With nanotechnology, the artificial and the natural move closer together; this is the perspective for civil engineer Chris McCarthy’s work all over the world. And what is new is not just the way the construction materials are put together; they also require...

  13. Claims in civil engineering contracts

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    Speirs, N A

    1999-01-01

    This paper considers claims arising during civil engineering construction contracts. The meaning of the word 'claim' is considered and its possible implications for additional cost and time to completion. The conditions of the construction contract selected will influence the risk apportionment between contractor and client and the price offered by the contractor for the work. Competitive bidding constraints and profit margins in the construction industry, however, may also influence the price offered. This in turn can influence the likelihood of claims arising. The client from his point of view is concerned to complete the work within an agreed time and budget. The circumstances under which claims may arise are reviewed in relation to typical conditions of contract. These circumstances are then related to the CERN LHC civil works. Ways of avoiding claims, where this is possible, are considered. Finally, the means of evaluation of claims and their settlement are considered.

  14. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    a huge investment in new production equipment and working processes for the craftsmen who use them. Completely new thinking is needed when an electrical impulse is used to improve the penetration of a chemical. The same applies when classical materials like concrete are given new properties or when...... a previously passive insulation material is altered to play an active role in a building. The Design Master Class was for architects, civil engineers and students. It was led by Richard Horden, who is not only the head of a design department at Munich Technical University, but also works on design in his own...... company in London. The theme for the design project was ‘Touch the earth lightly’ – ultra-lightweight constructions interposed between the human body and the climate. Ultra-lightweight constructions are also the basis for the work of civil engineer Werner Sobek in his capacity as head of the legendary...

  15. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    consisting of free, public lectures by international experts, and workshops and master classes on this question open to everyone in the building industry. The use of glass as a construction material would have been considered impossible a few years ago. But work on achieving complete transparency was a major...... a previously passive insulation material is altered to play an active role in a building. The Design Master Class was for architects, civil engineers and students. It was led by Richard Horden, who is not only the head of a design department at Munich Technical University, but also works on design in his own......, has helped create a new standard for sustainable building. One day of the master class was devoted to lectures by civil engineers and architects from Denmark and abroad who talked about their own experience with Integrated Design. The anniversary event was rounded off with another important topic...

  16. Practical Guide to Civil Mediation

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    2006-01-01

    The Permanent Mission of Switzerland has informed CERN that the Département des Institutions of the Republic and Canton of Geneva and the Groupement suisse des Magistrats pour la médiation (GEMME) - Swiss Association of Magistrates for Mediation have published a multilingual Practical Guide to Civil Mediation (including English). In this context, the Swiss Mission has underlined the benefits of resorting to mediation, especially for the personnel of international organizations, and which the Secretary-General of the GEMME has summarised as follows: it is a private process not requiring the waiver of the parties' immunities; the confidentiality of the mediation process is guaranteed both by the mediator and the parties to it; the search for an amicable settlement does not need to be determined by reference to law (provided that public order is respected); the process is faster (2 to 3 sessions), less costly and more flexible than civil or arbitration procedures; in order to reinforce the agreeme...

  17. Practical Guide to Civil Mediation

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    2006-01-01

    The Permanent Mission of Switzerland has informed CERN that the Département des Institutions of the Republic and Canton of Geneva and the Groupement suisse des Magistrats pour la médiation (GEMME) - Swiss Association of Magistrates for Mediation have published a multilingual Practical Guide to Civil Mediation (including English). In this context, the Swiss Mission has underlined the benefits of resorting to mediation, especially for the personnel of International Organizations, and which the Secretary-General of the GEMME has summarised as follows: it is a private process not requiring the waiver of the parties' immunities; the confidentiality of the mediation process is guaranteed both by the mediator and the parties to it; the search for an amicable settlement does not need to be determined by reference to law (provided that public order is respected); the process is faster (2 to 3 sessions), less costly and more flexible than civil or arbitration procedures; in order to reinforce the agreem...

  18. Civil disobedience, feminism and body

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    Rosalía Romero Pérez

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available In this article, feminist civil disobedience is analysed as democracy’s daughter. As regards the analysis of different interpretations of natural rights, the path of the ownership of the own body is followed from Sufragism and its epoch until the global world. At the present time, the right to own your body is defended from opposite positions, such as Femen and Islamic Feminism.

  19. Sociedad civil y capital social

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    José Fernández Santillán

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Este documento aborda el tema de la democracia desde una perspectiva opuesta al llamado neoinstitucionalismo; es decir, se orienta a analizar los procesos de democratización desde la base de la sociedad civil y, en es pe cial, desde lo que se conoce como el cap i tal so cial. Desde mediados de la década de 1980, el tema de la democracia desde la perspectiva de la sociedad civil fue cobrando cada vez mayor relevancia. Esta tendencia se vio reforzada por la caída del Muro de Berlín el 9 de noviembre de 1989, cuando se dijo que el fac tor fun da men tal de la liberación de los países del Este europeo fue, precisamente, la sociedad civil. Lo que aquí se hace es abordar el tema desde una perspectiva teórica que toca lo mismo a los clásicos del pensamiento político como Hegel, Tocqueville, Marx y Gramsci, que a autores contemporáneos como Jean Co hen, An drew Arato, Marc War ren y Axel Honneth. Respecto al tema del cap i tal so cial se aborda particularmente el pensamiento de Rob ert D. Putnam, quien sostiene que la base de la democracia y el desarrollo económico es el fortalecimiento de las redes de confianza en la sociedad civil. Este ensayo es crítico tanto del mencionado neoinstitucionalismo como del comunitarismo y del patrimonialismo.

  20. [Civil bioethics in pluralistics societies].

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    Cortina, A

    2000-01-01

    The author examines how Bioethics should be approached in a pluralist society. She argues that through the gradual discovery of shared ethical values and principles for judging which practices are humanizing and which or not, ever-more dense civil Bioethics helps bring out--in contrast to relativism and subjectivism--an ethical intersubjectiveness, the fundaments of which should be addressed by moral philosophy if it hopes to fulfill one of its main tasks.

  1. RISK DEFINITION IN CIVIL UNMANNED AVIATION

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    Volodymyr Kharchenko

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Objective: The risks in unmanned civil aviation are considered as one of the most important. In the article is proved applicability of ensuring the flight safety of aircraft and considered the basic risks of manned civil aviation. Methods: Analyzed statistical data on aviation accidents, organized probabilities distribution of aviation accidents for manned and unmanned civil aviation to identify factors that influence the occurrence of emergency situations in manned and unmanned aviation. Results: We proposed typology of risk components in civil aviation and systematized methods and techniques to reduce risks. Over the analogies defined possible risks, their causes and remedies in civil unmanned aircraft. Weight coefficients distribution was justified between risk types for development of recommendations on risk management in unmanned civil aviation. Discussion: We found that the most probable risk in manned civil aviation is the human factor, organization of air traffic control, design flaws of unmanned aviation system as a whole, as well as maintenance of unmanned aviation system.

  2. CIVIL JUSTICE IN SOUTH AFRICA

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    D. Van Loggerenberg

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available The South African adversarial system of civil procedure in the High Court owes its origin to that of England. As with all civil procedural systems, the South African system is not stagnant. Its primary sources, namely Acts of Parliament and rules of court, are constantly amended in an attempt to meet the changing needs of society. Court delay and costinefficient procedural mechanisms, however, contribute to public dismay. The High Court, in the exercise of its inherent power to regulate its process, do so with the purpose of enhancing access to justice. The advantage of the system lies in the fact that it is not cast in stone but could, subject to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, be developed to make it more accessible to the public whilst protecting the public’s fundamental rights entrenched in the Constitution and, in this regard, particularly the right to afair trial embedded in sec. 34 of the Constitution. This contribution gives an overview of the system with reference to the court structure, the judiciary, the process in the High Court and its underlying principles, appeals, class actions and alternative civil dispute resolution mechanisms.

  3. INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE IN CIVIL PROCEDURE

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    Mihajlo Dika

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper examines the exclusion of specific means of evidence as instruments for determining the object of evidence, as well as the taking of evidence in the framework of the Croatian civil procedure law. The introduction lays the grounds for classifying and qualifying exclusion of evidence (general, special; absolute, relative; removable, irremovable; direct, indirect, after which greater attention is paid to the so called absolute and relative type; exclusionary evidence of the direct relative type pertaining to the establishing of facts, and evidence dismissals. With regard to the indirect relative type, the paper examines exclusionary evidence concerning the object of evidence. The remainder of the paper focuses on illegally obtained evidence, while outlining the constitutional, statutory, judicature and doctrinaire premises of bearing for such evidence. Subsequently, the question of evidence obtained in violation of the Constitutional guarantee of respect and legal protection of private and family life, dignity, reputation and honour, as well as evidence obtained by breach of the Constitutional guarantee of freedom and secrecy of correspondence and all other forms of communication, and in violation of the right to safety and privacy of personal data, are discussed too. In addition, the paper analyses the institutions of preclusion of evidence and the so called informative evidence. Concluding, the author points to a lacking regulation of inadmissible evidence within the Croatian civil procedure law, underlining the need to determine de lege ferenda legal requirements with a view to operationalizing inadmissible evidence within the Croatian civil procedure law.

  4. The Celestial Basis of Civilization

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    Masse, W. B.

    Scholars have long puzzled over the reasons for the ubiquity of celestial images in the residue of the world's earliest civilizations: in art, myth, religious cosmology, iconography, cosmogony, eschatological beliefs, and as portents for the conduct of royal and chiefly power. The general consensus is that these images represented a need by early societies to use the fixed celestial heavens in order to regulate ritual and agricultural cycles, and to satisfy a psychological need by people to relate themselves to their surrounding Universe. Such explanations are facile and miss an important aspect of the celestial heavens. The fixed celestial heavens served as the back-drop for a large number of often spectacular temporary naked-eye visible celestial events which animated the night and sometimes the daytime sky, and which created an 'otherworld' for virtually all cultural groups. In this paper I present a model derived from the detailed analysis of Hawaiian oral traditions and culture history in relation to historic astronomical records of temporary celestial events, and then apply this model to cultural traditions from Mesoamerica and other geographic regions in order to demonstrate that novae, supernovae, variable stars, comets, great meteor showers, aurorae, solar and lunar eclipses, and impacting Solar System debris, together played a critical role in the artistic, intellectual, and political development of early civilizations. These data not only provide important insights into the development of civilization, but also provide important details and longitudinal records of astronomical events and phenomena which are otherwise not readily available for scientific scrutiny.

  5. RECURSO ESPECIAL E O PRECEDENTE NO DIREITO PROCESSUAL CIVIL BRASILEIRO

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    SANTANA, F. T.

    2013-01-01

    O presente estudo é dedicado a fomentar a compreensão do atual momento de constitucionalização do direito e a verificação das modificações que o neoconstitucionalismo tem forçado na seara do processo civil, dada a constatação de maior liberdade para os magistrados elaborarem a regrado direito no caso concreto, diante de uma redação das leis, contemplando conceitos indeterminados, vagos e princípios, carentes de conteúdo a ser preenchido pelo juiz, que dão a tônica da tutela jurisdicional atu...

  6. A sociedade civil em Hegel e Marx (Civil society in Hegel and Marx) Doi: 10.5212/Emancipacao.v.12i2.0006

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    Valdenésio Aduci Mendes

    2013-01-01

     A sociedade civil, tema pouco recorrente na tradição do pensamento político moderno, começa a ganhar status filosófico a partir das reflexões de Hegel e de Marx. O tema da sociedade civil aparece, tanto nas reflexões filosóficas e políticas de um como do outro, como um tema associado às reflexões sobre o Estado moderno. Ambos os autores visam compreender nos alvores da modernidade a contradição entre o Estado e a sociedade civil, ou entre o universal e o particular, o homem e o cidadão, o bo...

  7. ATLAS Civil Engineering Point 1

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    Jean-Claude Vialis

    1998-01-01

    Different phases of realisation to Point 1 : zone of the ATLAS experiment After watching this film you can get the view of the civil engineering work at POINT1 where the ATLAS will be built. 03-11-1998 The video starts with the view of the POINT1 taken from the roof of the building 33. 04-11-1998 View of the installation of the entrance of the SDX1 18/19-11-1998 Installation of the rafters to the building PX15

  8. State Phobia and Civil Society

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    Dean, Mitchell; Villadsen, Kaspar

    State Phobia draws extensively upon the work of Michel Foucault to argue for the necessity of the concept of the state in political and social analysis. In so doing, it takes on not only the dominant view in the human sciences that the concept of the state is outmoded, but also the large interpre...... and political rights of individuals. Arguing that states and their cooperation remain of vital importance to resolving contemporary crises, they demonstrate the interdependence of state and civil society and the necessity of social forms of governance....

  9. Os imaginários da Guerra Civil Espanhola

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    Luiz Nazario

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Neste breve panorama do cinema produzido na Espanha durante a guerra civil e das representações do conflito na cinematografia mundial, o autor ressalta as imprecisões dos cronistas da guerra, abertamente engajados num dos lados em luta; a propaganda que vicejou, mesclando fatos e mitos, nos filmes realizados pelos rebeldes e pelos republicanos; os exageros alimentados pelas mídias, assim como as reduções operadas pelos revisionistas. Os paradoxos da realidade local que conduziram a Espanha à guerra alimentaram o surrealismo, geraram enigmas até hoje não decifrados pelos historiadores e criaram imaginários impregnados de alusões, metáforas e simbolismos que desafiam a objetividade.

  10. COMPULSORY INSURANCE OF CIVIL LIABILITY IN RUSSIA

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    M. Malik

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available The article outlines the main trends of compulsory insurance of civil liability in Russia : problems, trends and prospectsInsurance of civil liability – one of the popular forms of distribution and security in the world. The essence of compulsory insurance of civil responsibility is to protect the property interests of individuals. The development of liability insurance goes along with technological progress and reinforced by various laws and regulations, it touches almost all areas of life.

  11. ASEAN Civil Society under the Myanmar Chairmanship

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    Rother, Stefan

    2014-01-01

    The 2014 ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC) in Yangon, Myanmar, saw a record attendance and provided a surprisingly open space for civil society. But the opposing trends of democratic developments and authoritarian backlash in the member states have also had significant repercussions at the regional level. . In a time where civil liberties and human rights seem to be on the decline in the region (e.g. Brunei’s introduction of sharia law, the shooting of demonstrating textil...

  12. Museum of the Bulgar Civilization

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    Bugrov Dmitriy G.

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available In May, 2013, a Museum of Bulgar Civilization, a division of the Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, was inaugurated in the city of Bolgar. The museum exposition presents authentic historical and cultural monuments of the Bulgar-Tatar population of the Volga river region, answers visitors’ questions about the origin of the Bulgars, about ethnic, political and cultural aspects of the Bulgar civilization, about historical destinies of the medieval population of Volga Bulgaria, and the role of its cultural heritage in the modern world. The basic exposition consists of three parts: “History of Bulgar civilization”, “Ancient Bolgar: the life of the city” and "Discovery of ancient Bolgar.” The internal structure of the first part is organized along chronological lines, starting from the Xiongnu Empire and the Great Migration Period to the emergence of medieval Tatar states. The second part represents various aspects of material and spiritual culture of medieval Bolgar in the period of its prosperity (13th-14th centuries. The third part is devoted to the history of the study of Bolgar and its environs starting from the 17-18th centuries up to modern integrated research.

  13. Civil War Preservation Trust Two Week Curriculum for Teaching the Civil War.

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    The Civil War was perhaps the greatest turning point in U.S. history. The dual themes of slavery and power deeply divided the growing nation during the first half of the 19th century. The mission of the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) is to preserve the significant Civil War battlefields by protecting the land and educating the public about…

  14. Inquiry-Based Civil Discourse Education

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    Linvill, Darren L.; Pyle, Andrew S.

    2017-01-01

    Course: Civil discourse, argumentation, debate, persuasion, political communication. Objectives: This unit activity will help students build an understanding of civil discourse and its function in society. Students will: (1) increase their capacity to examine arguments critically, (2) enhance their own ability to self-reflect critically, and (3)…

  15. Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT: Submissions

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    Author Guidelines. AIMS AND SCOPE The Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT aims to publish original research papers of high standard, containing material of broad interest and of significant contribution to civil engineering, with emphasis being placed on material that is applicable to the solution of practical problems.

  16. Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT: Editorial Policies

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    Focus and Scope. The Journal of Civil Engineering, JKUAT is rapidly emerging as a leading refereed International Journal in the region covering all aspects of civil engineering activity. The Journal aims to publish definitive and original research papers of high standard, containing material of broad interest and of significant ...

  17. 50 CFR 300.40 - Civil penalties.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 50 Wildlife and Fisheries 7 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Civil penalties. 300.40 Section 300.40 Wildlife and Fisheries INTERNATIONAL FISHING AND RELATED ACTIVITIES INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES REGULATIONS South Pacific Tuna Fisheries § 300.40 Civil penalties. The procedures of 15 CFR part 904 apply to the...

  18. Civil Society Participation at CONFINTEA VI

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    Haddad, Sergio

    2012-01-01

    This article analyzes the participation of civil society in the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education held in Belem do Para, Brazil, 1-4 December 2009. As a foundation, the discussion first illuminates the important role that civil society in general plays in democratic issues and the relation between the state and society followed by…

  19. Civil society and democratization: the Cameroonian experience ...

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    This paper attempts to identify a new orientation for civil society in a Cameroon dangling on the eaves of democratic transition. It points to civil society's current deficiencies in its efforts to assert itself successfully as an important and central player in effecting political and social change. This is blamed on government's ...

  20. Civil Engineering: Improving the Quality of Life.

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    One Feather, Sandra

    2002-01-01

    American Indian civil engineers describe the educational paths that led them to their engineering careers, applications of civil engineering in reservation communities, necessary job skills, opportunities afforded by internship programs, continuing education, and the importance of early preparation in math and science. Addresses of 12 resource Web…

  1. 49 CFR 221.7 - Civil penalty.

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    2010-10-01

    ... persons, or has caused death or injury, a penalty not to exceed $100,000 per violation may be assessed... 49 Transportation 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Civil penalty. 221.7 Section 221.7 Transportation... TRANSPORTATION REAR END MARKING DEVICE-PASSENGER, COMMUTER AND FREIGHT TRAINS General § 221.7 Civil penalty. Any...

  2. Educating Civil Engineers for Developing Countries

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    Stanley, D.

    1974-01-01

    Based on engineering teaching experience in Africa and Asia, ideas are presented on educating civil engineers for developing countries, especially those in Africa. Some of the problems facing educational planners, teachers, and students are addressed, including responsibilities of a newly graduated civil engineer, curriculum development, and…

  3. Sexually Violent Predators and Civil Commitment Laws

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    Beyer Kendall, Wanda D.; Cheung, Monit

    2004-01-01

    This article analyzes the civil commitment models for treating sexually violent predators (SVPs) and analyzes recent civil commitment laws. SVPs are commonly defined as sex offenders who are particularly predatory and repetitive in their sexually violent behavior. Data from policy literature, a survey to all states, and a review of law review…

  4. Remaking Public Spaces for Civil Society

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    Ranson, Stewart

    2012-01-01

    The collective action predicaments of the time require citizens to participate in remaking the governance of civil society so that they can become engaged and cooperate together. Can citizens become makers of civil society? This article draws upon Hannah Arendt's "On Revolution" to provide a theory of remaking in which citizens come together to…

  5. CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, NON-VIOLENCE AND CONSTITUTIONAL ...

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    of it) is incompatible with an understanding of civil disobedience as a mode ... forceful resistance (and not civil disobedience) would be an appropriate re- ... failing to take due account of the power of non-violent resistance as an instrument of social change. 3 Very briefly, then, I shall show that the difference between violent.

  6. Universities, the Social Sciences, and Civil Society.

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    Pesmazoglou, Stephanos

    1999-01-01

    Discussion of the university's role in contributing to a civil society offers examples from the recent history of Yugoslavia showing that universities have frequently contributed to chauvinism, intolerance, racism, and ethnic cleansing. Urges institutions of higher education to foster a civil society by emphasizing: (1) an understanding of the…

  7. Nondestructive evaluation of civil infrastructures

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    Chong, Ken P.; Scalzi, John B.; Carino, Nicholas J.

    1995-05-01

    Construction is the largest industry in the world, amounting to 10% of the world's gross domestic product. Civil infrastructure systems are generally the most expensive investments/assets in any country. In the U.S. it is estimated at 20 trillion dollars. In addition, these systems have long service life compared with any other kinds of commercial product and are rarely replaceable once they are erected. Yet the feedback and controls ont he 'state of health' of constructed systems are practically nonexistent. Nondestructive evaluation is an essential part of this feedback and monitoring systems for infrastructures. NSF and NIST NDE initiative as well as workshops and recent awards/projects are described in this paper.

  8. Civil Liability for Environmental Damages

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    Daniela Ciochină

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available We debated in this article the civil liability for environmental damages as stipulated in ourlegislation with reference to Community law. The theory of legal liability in environmental law is basedon the duty of all citizens to respect and protect the environment. Considering the importance ofenvironment in which we live, the liability for environmental damages is treated by the Constitution as aprinciple and a fundamental obligation. Many human activities cause environmental damages and, in linewith the principle of sustainable development, they should be avoided. However, when this is notpossible, they must be regulated (by criminal or administrative law in order to limit their adverse effectsand, according to the polluter pays principle, to internalize in advance their externalities (through taxes,insurances or other forms of financial security products. Communication aims to analyze these issues andlegal regulations dealing with the issue of liability for environmental damage.

  9. B 150 civil engineering futures

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    consisting of free, public lectures by international experts, and workshops and master classes on this question open to everyone in the building industry. The use of glass as a construction material would have been considered impossible a few years ago. But work on achieving complete transparency was a major...... specific climatic challenge or clean the air. With nanotechnology, the artificial and the natural move closer together; this is the perspective for civil engineer Chris McCarthy’s work all over the world. And what is new is not just the way the construction materials are put together; they also require...... a huge investment in new production equipment and working processes for the craftsmen who use them. Completely new thinking is needed when an electrical impulse is used to improve the penetration of a chemical. The same applies when classical materials like concrete are given new properties or when...

  10. Instituciones de Derecho Civil Colombiano

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    Carlos H Barrera Martínez

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Dice el autor, que con esta obra culmina su labor de tratadista iniciada hace 40 años, tras la aparición de la primera edición en hojas mimeografiadas en 1970, de las clases de derecho procesal que dictó en la Universidad La Gran Colombia; nos parece un acto más contestatario, que la culminación de su producción científica; y esto por el tratamiento dado al derecho procesal por el legislador, especialmente al Código de Procedimiento Civil de 1970; que en algún momento fue considerado de los más desarrollados en la cultura jurídica “neorománica”.

  11. ATLAS Civil Engineering Point 1

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    Jean-Claude Vialis

    1999-01-01

    ATLAS Civil Engineering - Point 1 In the film you can see various stages of construction in Point 1: that is the experiment zone for ATLAS experimentation. One part of the video is filmed on the surface of Point 1. Therefore you can get the view of the hall SX 1 and the cranes. Cranes are located close to the ridge of the hall roof. The film gives you the view of the hall that covers the caps and the wells to underground cavern where the experiment will be implemented. The machinery for excavation lifts and cranes as well as the stock areas can also be seen. There are iron mounting and concrete works too

  12. Cyber threats within civil aviation

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    Heitner, Kerri A.

    Existing security policies in civil aviation do not adequately protect against evolving cyber threats. Cybersecurity has been recognized as a top priority among some aviation industry leaders. Heightened concerns regarding cyber threats and vulnerabilities surround components utilized in compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Next Generation Air Transportation (NextGen) implementation. Automated Dependent Surveillance-B (ADS-B) and Electronic Flight Bags (EFB) have both been exploited through the research of experienced computer security professionals. Civil aviation is essential to international infrastructure and if its critical assets were compromised, it could pose a great risk to public safety and financial infrastructure. The purpose of this research was to raise awareness of aircraft system vulnerabilities in order to provoke change among current national and international cybersecurity policies, procedures and standards. Although the education of cyber threats is increasing in the aviation industry, there is not enough urgency when creating cybersecurity policies. This project intended to answer the following questions: What are the cyber threats to ADS-B of an aircraft in-flight? What are the cyber threats to EFB? What is the aviation industry's response to the issue of cybersecurity and in-flight safety? ADS-B remains unencrypted while the FAA's mandate to implement this system is rapidly approaching. The cyber threat of both portable and non-portable EFB's have received increased publicity, however, airlines are not responding quick enough (if at all) to create policies for the use of these devices. Collectively, the aviation industry is not being proactive enough to protect its aircraft or airport network systems. That is not to say there are not leaders in cybersecurity advancement. These proactive organizations must set the standard for the future to better protect society and it's most reliable form of transportation.

  13. [Social diseases, civilization diseases or lifestyle diseases?].

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    Betlejewski, Stansław

    2007-01-01

    In general, the development of civilization is viewed as a positive step for the well-being of the human species, leading to an increased duration and quality of life. The accelerated progress of civilization (mainly industrialization, urbanization and nutrition) has lead to new possibilities for adverse effects on human health. In former high civilization--like old Egypt, Greece, Roman, Chinese, Indian, Maya civilizations--the "modem civilization diseases" were unknown. Modem science through improved sanitation, vaccination and antibiotics as well as improved social and economical conditions, has eliminated the threat of death from most infectious diseases. In the years after World War II the social, economic and health conditions changed. Most deaths have resulted from heart disease, stroke, cancer and other diseases as a result of an inappropriate relationship of people with their environment and changed lifestyle. Lifestyle diseases are different from other diseases because they are potentially preventable and can be lowered with changes in diet, lifestyle and environment.

  14. Politicization of Senior Civil Servants in Slovenia

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    Lea NAHTIGAL

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available In the context of the civil service system reform, the new normative framework adopted in 2002 introduced a new management arrangement in public administration, whose consequence was the transition of senior positions within ministries, bodies within ministries, and government offices from political officials to positional civil servants with a limited term of office, who have thus become the most senior civil servants, called administrative managers. Based on extensive empirical research and statistical data, this article provides an in-depth analysis of the status and position of administrative managers, which is intended to serve as a test whether the apex of the Slovenian administrative system is politicized and in what form. In the so-called new democracies, politicization most often is manifested as a violation of the principles of political neutrality characteristic of a professional civil service, through personalized and biased appointments of senior civil servants and in the low degree of protection against lay-offs of civil servants on political grounds. Administrative managers thus often have to decide between political susceptibility and trustworthiness versus professionalism and professional accountability, for their tasks belong to the administrative and political realms. This poses a question about the degree of influence politicians exert on administrative managers and the rate of success with which administrative managers manage to retain their professionalism and independence, which should represent the key characteristics of a senior civil servant.

  15. THE POETIC VECTOR OF CIVILIZATION

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    Mikhail Epstein

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available The article regards poetry as the type of a world view that has profound effect on the social and technical development of civilization. Contrary to popular belief about the decline of poetry in the technological age, poetry, as the desire for imaginative comprehension and transformation of the world, remains the most powerful engine of civilization. There are new, non-linguistic forms of existence of poetry (outside of verses and books that are explored in the article: anthropoeia, biopoeia, kosmopoeia, noopoeia, sociopoeia, technopoeia… For example, the technique is no less metaphorical and symbolic than poetry is, but it embodies the energy of creation not in words, but in the poetically transfigured matter where each element is „playing” with nature, overcomes the force of gravity, the distances of time and space. Tehnopoeia as realized in aviation, rocketry, electronics, Internet, new means of communication, allows to see clearly the invisible, to hear the inaudible, to speak many languages. Technopoeia is the poetic aspect of technology as an activity that implements the creative aspirations of humans and the symbolic vision of the world. The article examines the „physics of poetry,” as it was understood by Surrealists, and shows that the poetic perception of things is not opposed to its utilitarian functions, but both can be harmoniously combined. Contemporatry science and technology aspire to implement a number of fundamental biopoetic and cosmopoetic metaphors: the universe — a computer, a planet — a living organism, the computer — the brain, the Internet — the nervous system, infectious viruses — computer and genes, the language of life — the process of writing… The metaphor becomes an integral part of the scientific outlook and the driving force behind the new discovery. Philology and poetics need to develop new methods of analysis of poetic phenomena as embodied not in verses, but in scientific thinking and

  16. Mechanics, Models and Methods in Civil Engineering

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    Maceri, Franco

    2012-01-01

    „Mechanics, Models and Methods in Civil Engineering” collects leading papers dealing with actual Civil Engineering problems. The approach is in the line of the Italian-French school and therefore deeply couples mechanics and mathematics creating new predictive theories, enhancing clarity in understanding, and improving effectiveness in applications. The authors of the contributions collected here belong to the Lagrange Laboratory, an European Research Network active since many years. This book will be of a major interest for the reader aware of modern Civil Engineering.

  17. Gramsci, hegemony and global civil society networks

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    Katz, Hagai

    2007-01-01

    Este estudo realiza o primeiro teste empírico, a um nível verdadeiramente global, de dois modelos contraditórios da sociedade civil global, que são propostos pelo pensamento neo-Gramnsciano, no sistema de governação global. O primeiro modelo pressupõe que a sociedade civil global é cooptada pela hegemonia capitalista e elites políticas, e promove interesses hegemónicos ao espalhar os valores neoliberais usando uma fachada de oposição. O segundo modelo perspectiva a sociedade civil global como...

  18. Art as an Exercise of Civil Disobedience

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    Vanessa Sousa Vieira

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available The right of resistance goes back to the very notion of life in society, because the human being has always shown opposition to unfair rules, disobeying their content. From Thoreau, this resistance was called civil disobedience, translated as political, peaceful, illegal but legitimate act in the face of democracy adopted by constitutional States. As civil disobedience, culture also has the policy as a foundation, it represents a social activity that embodies the very exercise of citizenship, through freedom of expression. Art as a cultural manifestation, therefore, can become a political tool for civil disobedience.

  19. Developing marketing system for civil engineering firm

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    Jovićević Ratko

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available In this paper intention was to reveal insufficient connection between theory and practice in civil engineering as indispose condition for more efficient solving problems which products unstable environment of engineering firms. Successful connection between theory and practice, when we talk about marketing in civil engineering, did not develop at satisfied way. Civil engineering is, in aspect of implementation of modern philosophy of marketing, in big residue related to the other spices of economy. In that order we want to appoint on possibility to resolve this discrepancy.

  20. [The civil liability of obstetricians].

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    Uphoff, R; Hindemith, J

    2011-12-01

    The number of maternal and child deaths associated with delivery in Germany has reached a historically low level. Even so, the number of claims for damages arising from birth complications is continuously increasing. The reasons for this apparent paradox are analysed in the present contribution. Basic principles of the present situation concerning legal precedents with regard to birth damages are illustrated. The legal instrumentarium which the courts use to reach their decisions is presented. The interactions of the reasons for liability are demonstrated for the five most frequently occurring critical obstetric situations (intrauterine asphyxia, premature amniorrhexis, danger of premature birth, intrauterine growth retardation, birth of a depressed child).From an analysis of court decisions on liability questions that result from an objective failure of obstetric management in critical situations, four general empirical rules can be derived and observation of these rules could markedly reduce the number of patient claims. The function of civil court rulings as a necessary control instance is positively accepted. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.

  1. Colon cancer: a civilization disorder.

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    Watson, Alastair J M; Collins, Paul D

    2011-01-01

    Colorectal cancer arises in individuals with acquired or inherited genetic predisposition who are exposed to a range of risk factors. Many of these risk factors are associated with affluent Western societies. More than 95% of colorectal cancers are sporadic, arising in individuals without a significant hereditary risk. Geographic variation in the incidence of colorectal cancer is considerable with a higher incidence observed in the West. Environmental factors contribute substantially to this variation. A number of these risk factors are associated with a Western lifestyle and could be considered a product of 'civilization'. Recently, smoking has been recognized as a risk factor. Energy consumption also influences colorectal cancer risk, with obesity increasing risk and exercise reducing risk. However, the strongest contribution to environmental risk for colorectal cancer is dietary. Consumption of fat, alcohol and red meat is associated with an increased risk. Fresh fruit and vegetables and dietary fibre may be protective. Much has been learnt recently about the molecular pathogenesis of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer always arises in the context of genomic instability. There is inactivation of the tumour suppressor genes adenomatous polyposis coli, p53, transforming growth factor-β, activation of oncogene pathways including K-ras, and activation of the cyclooxygenase-2, epidermal growth factor receptor and vascular endothelial growth factor pathways. The mechanisms by which some environmental factors modify the mutation risk in these pathways have been described. Copyright © 2011 S. Karger AG, Basel.

  2. A sociedade civil em Hegel e Marx (Civil society in Hegel and Marx Doi: 10.5212/Emancipacao.v.12i2.0006

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    Valdenésio Aduci Mendes

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available  A sociedade civil, tema pouco recorrente na tradição do pensamento político moderno, começa a ganhar status filosófico a partir das reflexões de Hegel e de Marx. O tema da sociedade civil aparece, tanto nas reflexões filosóficas e políticas de um como do outro, como um tema associado às reflexões sobre o Estado moderno. Ambos os autores visam compreender nos alvores da modernidade a contradição entre o Estado e a sociedade civil, ou entre o universal e o particular, o homem e o cidadão, o bourgeois e o citoyen, o político e o social. De um lado, Hegel percebe o Estado como ente “ético” e de superação das contradições do mundo das necessidades. Marx, por sua vez, ao analisar a concepção hegeliana de Estado, o critica e procura “dessacralizar” tal concepção, daí a defesa de parte de Marx que tanto a sociedade civil como o Estado devam desvanecer para que o homem possa reconciliar-se consigo mesmo. Por sua vez, a saída de ambos os pensadores para a contradição apontada entre Estado e sociedade civil são passíveis de críticas, porque Hegel aponta para o totalitarismo e Marx para uma espécie de messianismo.   Palavras-chave: Estado. Sociedade civil. Hegel. Marx. Modernidade.     Abstract: Civil society, a not too recurrent theme in the tradition of modern political thinking, begins to gain a philosophical status with Hegel and Marx’s reflections. The civil society theme appears, both in their philosophical and political reflections, as a theme associated with reflections about the modern State. Both authors aim at understanding, at the beginning of modern age, the contradiction between State and civil society, or between universal and individual, man and citizen, bourgeois and citoyen, political and social. On the one hand, Hegel sees the State as an “ethical” being overcoming the world’s contradictions on the needs of the civil society. Marx, on the other hand, when analyzing the Hegelian

  3. Democratization and Civil War : Empirical evidence

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    Cederman, Lars-Erik; Hug, Simon; Krebs, Lutz

    2010-01-01

    The hypothesis that democratization triggers political violence has been proposed repeatedly in the quantitative literature, but it remains controversial with respect to both interstate and civil wars. Current empirical research continues to be afflicted by methodological and data problems related

  4. Civil War Railroads: A Revolution in Mobility

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    Bryan, Irby

    2001-01-01

    The Civil War pitted two armies against each other on a grand battlefield in the East that focused on Virginia and its Border States and an equally demanding battlefield in the West for control of the Mississippi River...

  5. Civil-Military Relations in Japan

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    Dunn, Timothy

    2003-01-01

    ... instrument of Japanese foreign and domestic policy My purpose in this thesis is to examine Japanese civil-military relations by tracing why and how Japan has successfully subordinated its armed forces...

  6. Children restraint systems for civil aircraft.

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    1978-03-01

    Child restraint systems have been developed to provide protection to children involved in automobile crashes. These systems are not yet approved for use in civil aircraft. Six typical systems were exposed to controlled impacts on a test sled to simul...

  7. Child restraint systems for civil aircraft.

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    1978-03-01

    Child restraint systems have been developed to provide protection to children involved in automobile crashes. These systems are not yet approved for use in civil aircraft. Six typical systems were exposed to controlled impacts on a test sled to simul...

  8. Civil Remedies Division Administrative Law Judge Decisions

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    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services — Decisions issued by Administrative Law Judges of the Departmental Appeals Board's Civil Remedies Division concerning fraud and abuse determinations by the Office of...

  9. Optimal Vibration Control of Civil Engineering Structures

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    Thesbjerg, Leo

    In designing large civil engineering structures, an important consideration is prospective dynamic loadings which may include earthquake ground motion, wind gusts, severe sea states and moving vehicles, rotating and reciprocating machinery and others. successful design of such structures requires...

  10. A Course on the Civilization of India

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    Conlon, Frank F.

    1974-01-01

    This interdisciplinary course reflects all aspects of India with one goal in mind -- an appreciation of the slow, human process of creating a civilization. A bibliography of materials discussed in a course description is appended. (JH)

  11. Global Civil Society: What are we attending?

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    José Alejandro Sanín Eastman

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available This paper seeks to explore the concept of global civil society, understood as the actions of various networks of individuals operating in a transnationalised and deterritorialised mode transnationally and these networks have the ability to influence the public debate. This theory is derived primarily from the internationalist Mary Kaldor, and from the globalization dynamics. This theory has been extensively developed in recent years from various perspectives, either from a vindictive, critical or explanatory nature. For this reason, it is necessary to problematize and elucidate that category; first, by understanding the ideas of civil society and globalization, then, in a second stage, by developing the category of global civil society, in a third stage, by briefly describing an empirical case in which international civil society is exemplified and, finally, in a fourth moment, by formulating some proposals on the possibility of a public policy of global nature.

  12. A Mathematics Lesson from the Mayan Civilization.

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    Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Irby, Beverly J.; Morales-Aldana, Leonel

    1998-01-01

    Discusses how teachers can infuse culture into the curriculum and develop students' competence and confidence by using ethnomathematics. Examines the mathematics of the Mayan civilization. Contains 22 references. (ASK)

  13. A Universal Model of Global Civil Unrest

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    Braha, Dan

    2012-01-01

    Civil unrest is a powerful form of collective human dynamics, which has led to major transitions of societies in modern history. The study of collective human dynamics, including collective aggression, has been the focus of much discussion in the context of modeling and identification of universal patterns of behavior. In contrast, the possibility that civil unrest activities, across countries and over long time periods, are governed by universal mechanisms has not been explored. Here, we analyze records of civil unrest of 170 countries during the period 1919-2008. We demonstrate that the distributions of the number of unrest events per year are robustly reproduced by a nonlinear, spatially extended dynamical model, which reflects the spread of civil disorder between geographic regions connected through social and communication networks. The results also expose the similarity between global social instability and the dynamics of natural hazards and epidemics.

  14. Intelligent Structural Health Management of Civil Infrastructure

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    2012-10-19

    The collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge in Minneapolis has spawned a growing interest in the : development of reliable techniques for evaluating the structural integrity of civil infrastructure. Current inspection : techniques tailored to ...

  15. Joint Doctrine for Civil-Military Operations

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    2001-02-08

    3025.1, Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA), DODD 3025.15, Military Assistance to Civil Authorities ( MACA ), DODD 5525.5, DOD Cooperation with...water quality monitoring, sanitary facility evaluations, immunizations of humans and animals, pediatric medical support, and resuscitation and...command. (1) Human rights refers to freedoms, immunities , and benefits that, according to widely accepted contemporary values, every human being

  16. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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    Catalina Mititelu

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available According to the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights adopted by the United Nations, in 1966, the human being who enjoy his civil and political rights, enjoy in fact that “humanitas dignitas” (human dignity, since these rights derive from this. That is why this Covenant stipulated that the States parties are obligated to assure both the recognitions of these rights and their exercise and juridical protection.

  17. Civil Society, Democratic Space, and Social Work

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    Neelmani Jaysawal

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available Civil Society envisages the growth of civilization in a way that the society is in “civilized form.” It has been prominent in Social science since time immemorial. Till 18th century, it was synonymous with the state or political society. It was more or less direct translation of Cicero’s Societas’ Civilis and Aristotle’s Koinonia politike. According to Karl Marx, “Civil Society embraces the whole material intercourse of individuals within a definite stage of development of productive forces.” Civil Society is an arena where modern man legitimately gratifies his self-interest and develops his individuality, but also learns the value of group action, social solidarity which educates him for citizenship and equips him to participate in the political sphere of the state. It provides “networks of civic engagement” within which reciprocity is learned and enforced, trust is generated. An active and diverse civil society plays a valuable role in advancement of democracy. It seeks to ensure that citizen’s interests are taken seriously. The social work intervention may not be democratically envisaged until it is promulgated by civic engagement through Civil Society. Methodology: This is a descriptive study which consists of secondary source of data collection based on reports, books, periodic journals, web-based articles. There have been utilized three case studies for reaching the findings of study. This article will highlight on role of civil society in providing democratic space and assisting social workers to ensure inclusive growth through conglomeration of state and individuals.

  18. Da religião natural à religião civil em Rousseau

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    Thomaz Kawauche

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como objetivo evidenciar o aspecto político da Profissáo de fé do vigário saboiano a fim mostrar, na passagem do Emílio para o Contrato social, a idéia rousseauniana de tolerância como elo de ligaçáo entre religiáo natural e religiáo civil.

  19. Education for civil society or democracy

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    Avramović Zoran

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper is a scholarly debate on theses which equate the concepts of "civil society" and "democracy". The main objection put forward against the concept of education for civil society is its ideological nature. The paper analyses theoretical and empirical difficulties of the concept. In the first place, "civil society" concept is not identical to "democracy" concept. The author contests the claim that a good citizen ideal is a general ideal of modern society. A claim is put forward that there is no significant pedagogical or didactic difference between a civil education teacher and teachers of other subjects. The paper also points out some outstanding problems in school practice of civil education as a proof that the concept does not have a valid theoretical foundation. The call for civil education not to be limited to a single subject has been contested by the argument that a single vision of a desirable society can lead into doctrinal and ideological bigotry and not democratic pluralistic society. .

  20. Judicial civil procedure dragging out in Kosovo

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    Rrustem Qehaja

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available This article tends to deal with one of the most worrying issues in the judicial system of Kosovo the problem of judicial civil procedure dragging out. The article analyses the reasons of these dragging outs of the judicial civil procedure focusing on the context of one of the basic procedural principles in civil procedure-the principle of economy or efficiency in the courts. Dragging out of civil procedure in Kosovo has put in question not only the basic principles of civil procedure, but it also challenges the general principles related to human rights and freedoms sanctioned not only by the highest legal act of the country, but also with international treaties. The article tends to give a reflection to the most important reasons that effect and influence in these dragging outs of civil procedure, as well as, at the same time aims to give the necessary alternatives to pass through them by identifying dilemmas within the judicial practice. As a result, the motives of this scientific paper are exactly focused at the same time on identifying the dilemmas, as well as presenting ideas, to overstep them, including the judicial practice of the European Court of Human Rights on Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights, by which it is given the possibility to offering people efficient and within a reasonable time legal protection of their rights before national courts. For these reasons, the paper elaborates this issue based on both, the legal theory and judicial practice.

  1. Galactic civilizations - Population dynamics and interstellar diffusion

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    Newman, W. I.; Sagan, C.

    1981-01-01

    A model is developed of the interstellar diffusion of galactic civilizations which takes into account the population dynamics of such civilizations. The problem is formulated in terms of potential theory, with a family of nonlinear partial differential and difference equations specifying population growth and diffusion for an organism with advantageous genes that undergoes random dispersal while increasing in population locally, and a population at zero population growth. In the case of nonlinear diffusion with growth and saturation, it is found that the colonization wavefront from the nearest independently arisen galactic civilization can have reached the earth only if its lifetime exceeds 2.6 million years, or 20 million years if discretization can be neglected. For zero population growth, the corresponding lifetime is 13 billion years. It is concluded that the earth is uncolonized not because interstellar spacefaring civilizations are rare, but because there are too many worlds to be colonized in the plausible colonization lifetime of nearby civilizations, and that there exist no very old galactic civilizations with a consistent policy of the conquest of inhabited worlds.

  2. Protection of personality rights in civil law

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    Simonović Ivana

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Personality rights have long been described as the youngest member of the civil law family of absolute subjective (individual civil rights. By establishing these rights, an individual is guaranteed full and direct legal authority and control over one's personal assets, which include the most important human values such as: life, integrity, dignity and privacy. The ultimate importance of these personal assets is supported by appropriate legal protection of personality rights, which have been guaranteed in numerous provisions of constitutional law, civil law, criminal law and administrative law. The legal protection of personality rights stems from the understanding that a human being cannot be reduced to a biological entity; being part of the community, man is also a social being. Taking into account constant interactions and mutual relations between members of the society, man should be guaranteed certain rights. It primarily implies the guaranteed right to inviolability of one's personality, which is the basis for generating other personality rights. These rights are inherent, inalienable and absolute in terms of their effects; as such, they provide protection from the interference of the state and any third party. Focusing on the rules of civil law, the authors have explored the potentials and the scope of legal protection of personality rights provided by awarding a civil sanction. Although civil sanction is basically monetary sanction, it is deemed to be quite appropriate for the protection of personal (non-patrimonial assets.

  3. 14 CFR 375.11 - Other foreign civil aircraft.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Other foreign civil aircraft. 375.11... PROCEEDINGS) SPECIAL REGULATIONS NAVIGATION OF FOREIGN CIVIL AIRCRAFT WITHIN THE UNITED STATES Authorization § 375.11 Other foreign civil aircraft. A foreign civil aircraft other than those referred to in § 375.10...

  4. 78 FR 4057 - Inflation Adjustment of Civil Money Penalty Amounts

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    ... URBAN DEVELOPMENT 24 CFR Parts 28, 30, and 180 RIN 2501-AD59 Inflation Adjustment of Civil Money Penalty... civil money penalty and civil penalty regulations by making inflation adjustments that are required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (28 U.S.C. 2461 note) (FCPIA Act). The...

  5. 24 CFR 81.83 - Civil money penalties.

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    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Civil money penalties. 81.83... § 81.83 Civil money penalties. (a) Imposition. The Secretary may impose a civil money penalty on a GSE... writing of the Secretary's determination to impose a civil money penalty by issuing a Notice of Intent to...

  6. 29 CFR 530.302 - Amounts of civil money penalties.

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    ... 29 Labor 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Amounts of civil money penalties. 530.302 Section 530.302... EMPLOYMENT OF HOMEWORKERS IN CERTAIN INDUSTRIES Civil Money Penalties § 530.302 Amounts of civil money penalties. (a) A civil money penalty, not to exceed $500 per affected homeworker for any one violation, may...

  7. 75 FR 39266 - Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-029 Civil Rights and Civil Liberties...

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    ... civil rights and civil liberties issues, ensuring respect for civil rights and civil liberties in policy... race, ethnicity, or religion, by employees and officials of the Department of Homeland Security. The...; conditions of detention; treatment; due process; and watch list issues. As a result of the biennial review of...

  8. Civil society and the ‘commanding heights’:

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    Spear, Roger; Paton, Rob

    Civil society associations, including voluntary and community groups, trade unions, faithbased organisations, co-operatives and mutuals, have long influenced the economy. Civil society associations can run businesses and they can run organisations that aim to influence businesses. Together......, these two sorts of association help to grow a civil economy. This paper reviews the history of the civil economy and looks ahead to how it may come to have a greater influence in the future. During industrialisation, many civil...

  9. On the Transition from Civil Rights to Civil Equality--Part II.

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    O'Dell, J. H.

    1978-01-01

    The struggle against racism today takes place in the context of severe national economic problems. Civil rights activists must participate in and help all efforts that are addressing these economic problems. The experiences of the sixties can guide these efforts and thus advance the struggle for de facto civil equality. (Author/MC)

  10. Struggling for civility. The idea and the reality of civil society

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    Hoppe-Kondrikova, O.

    2012-01-01

    This interdisciplinary study revises the rise and development of civil society in post-Soviet Russia from an ethical and intercultural perspective. The author conceives of civil society both as an idea and as a reality. This distinction clarifies the gap between the normative vision of liberal

  11. The Impact of the Russian Civil Judicial Proceedings Act of 1864 on the Polish Civil Proceedings

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    Piotr Rylski

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper describes the influence, which had already been exerted, and which is still exerted by the Russian Civil Judicial Proceedings Act of November 20, 1864 (CJPA on the Polish civil proceedings. First, the authors present the history of CJPA’s presence in the Polish territories. Next, they discuss the general significance of this act and its solutions for the process of shaping the Polish civil procedure in the interwar period. Finally, they present selected examples of the regulations and solutions that demonstrate the CJPA’s impact on the Polish civil proceedings. The authors conclude that CJPA exerted a minor impact on the pre-war and present Polish procedural regulations in comparison to the other codes, i.e. the Austrian and German codes. Even today, however, one can find in the Polish Code of Civil Procedure some provisions patterned after the CJPA.

  12. Civilization as a threat to human health?

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    Trnovec, T; Cook, T; Kahayová, K; Nyulassy, S

    2001-02-01

    Civilization can be defined as the distinctly human attributes and attainments of a particular society. In general, the development of civilization is viewed as a positive step for the well-being of the human species, leading to an increased duration and quality of human life. The accelerated progress of civilization (mainly industrialization, urbanization and nutrition) has lead to new possibilities for adverse effects on human health. A collection of problems referred to as 'civilization diseases' has become the subject of serious concern but review of available data indicates that this concept appears to add very little to our understanding of modern environmental influences on human health. Important limitations in the continued use of this term are its non-specificity, the lack of a unifying scientific foundation, and provision of virtually no direction for remediation of these diseases or for future research. In addition, the use of this term has been localized to primarily post-socialist European countries. In view of these limitations, it seems more productive for scientists, in all parts of the world, to embrace the discipline of environmental health science and to discontinue use of the term "civilization diseases".

  13. Civil Society or Democracy? A Dutch Paradox

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    Remieg Aerts

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Since the 1990s, research has been carried out worldwide into the relationship between ‘civil society’ (an organised, self-aware society and the formation of democracy. Dutch historians have to date shown little interest in this field of research, although the case of the Netherlands is an interesting one, both historically and in terms of current affairs. This article makes a case for the relevance of Dutch history to the debate on civil society in relation to three points. Firstly, where civil society is a phenomenon of the eighteenth and above all the nineteenth centuries, the society of the Republic demonstrates that a corporatist order can show characteristics of a civil society. Secondly, the factor of religion can be an important element in the promotion of social commitment. Thirdly, Dutch history flags up a paradox: it seems that a highly developed, civil society can rather limit than promote the need for political democracy and the recognition of an independent political sphere.

  14. Governing Civil Society Organisations and Constructing the Common Good

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    Hein Jessen, Mathias

    This paper argues that civil society is something that must be produced and constructed in order to come into existence. This construction entails a specific production of what civil society is, which values are (and should be) present in it, what the common good is and how civil society and civil...... society organizations can and should contribute to it. Civil society always has and continues to exist in the shadow of the state meaning that the state is the main producer of civil society through legislation, administration and discourse. Since the 1990s, civil society has become a pivotal notion...... in both the public agenda and in state governance. In an age of scaling back of welfare services, civil society has become an important arena for the relief of the troubled welfare state. This paper uses Denmark as an illustrative example to show how civil society is produced both as a specific site...

  15. Beyond strong and weak: rethinking postdictatorship civil societies.

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    Riley, Dylan; Fernández, Juan J

    2014-09-01

    What is the impact of dictatorships on postdictatorial civil societies? Bottom-up theories suggest that totalitarian dictatorships destroy civil society while authoritarian ones allow for its development. Top-down theories of civil society suggest that totalitarianism can create civil societies while authoritarianism is unlikely to. This article argues that both these perspectives suffer from a one-dimensional understanding of civil society that conflates strength and autonomy. Accordingly we distinguish these two dimensions and argue that totalitarian dictatorships tend to create organizationally strong but heteronomous civil societies, while authoritarian ones tend to create relatively autonomous but organizationally weak civil societies. We then test this conceptualization by closely examining the historical connection between dictatorship and civil society development in Italy (a posttotalitarian case) and Spain (a postauthoritarian one). Our article concludes by reflecting on the implications of our argument for democratic theory, civil society theory, and theories of regime variation.

  16. CIVIL SOCIETY DAN MULTIKULTURALISME DALAM PENDIDIKAN ISLAM

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    Usman Usman

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Abstrak: Indonesia merupakan Negara yang kaya akan ragam suku, etnik, budaya dan agama. Negara yang terkenal akan kemajemukannya, di satu sisi merupakan kekayaan dan kebanggaan.  Namun, di sisi lain merupakan Negara yang potensial untuk berkonflik bahkan potensial untuk disintegrasi. Wacana Civil Society dan multi-kulturalisme layak dikedepankan untuk meminimalisir konflik dan disintegrasi bangsa Indonesia ini. Ditambah lagi dengan gerakan transnasional yang belakangan melanda Indonesia. Menghargai Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM, kesetaraan, penghormatan atas keberagamaan yang dianut, menghargai satu sama lain merupakan bagian integral dalam wacana Civil Society dan multikulturalisme yang harus di berikan sejak dini melalui pendidikan. Dalam konteks pendidikan Islam menyelaraskan ruh Islam melalui pendidikan sehingga terciptanya masyarakat madani. Kata kunci: Civil Society, Multikuturalisme, Pendidikan Islam, HAM

  17. Material sources of contemporary civil law

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    Nikolić Dušan

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Not much attention has been given to material sources of civil law, in newer legal literature. It is evident that we are missing deeper researches which would contribute to the development of legal science, as well as the legal regulative in that field. It would definitively show that simplified, student book presentation of material sources is insufficient and outdated since long ago. Today, a lot of factors influence forming of civil law, such as: human needs, available resources, social relationships, legal tradition, value system, level of economic development, involvement in integration processes, legal politics, etc. It is indeed a very complex and important issue, which demands cooperation between experts in different fields. The author also points out the need for working on development of anthropology, sociology, philosophy, ethics, economy and politics of civil law, as separate scientific disciplines.

  18. Citizenship, Democratic Participation, and Civil Society

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    Boje, Thomas P.

    2015-01-01

    The interaction between organized civil society and the public sector has becoming stronger and more outspoken for several reasons. First, the public sector is increasingly turning to the civic organizations because the general failure of New Public Management strategies and market-driven solutions...... concerning provision of public goods. Second, the public sector is in need of information concerning marginalized groups and has problems representing these groups because of the growing diversity in the population. Only the civil society and its organizations seem to have the capability and resources...... representing specific social groups and time and energy to be involved in social networks among vulnerable social groups. Third, the structure and the functions of civil society organizations and their scope of activities are strongly dependent on the structure of the welfare regime. During the recent decade...

  19. Global Civil Society and International Summits

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    Harrebye, Silas

    2011-01-01

    Research in the field of citizenship, civil society, and social movements in relation to larger democratic summits has either focused on radical confrontational elements of activism, broad public demonstrations, or the professional non-governmental organizations. In this article, I label the types...... a central role in today’s activist landscape. I develop these typological conceptual representations based on an understanding of civil society as a mediating catalyst. By presenting six versions of citizenship participation based on an analysis of diverse ends and means, I identify how each of them has...... is fruitful. In conclusion, the creative activist is revealed as a mediating figure in civil society pointing towards a new definition of ‘facilitating citizenship’....

  20. Global civil society and its discontents

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    Corry, T. Olaf

    2006-01-01

    According to enthusiasts the concept of global civil society is spreading rapidly and becoming pivotal to the reconfiguring of the statist paradigm. However, critics have recently grown more numerous and outspoken in opposition to the term claiming that it is actually perpetuating statism...... by grafting the idea of civil society onto the global by way of an unhelpful domestic analogy. This paper examines the role the concept is playing in perpetuating/reconfiguring statism. First it summarizes current criticism by identifying three basic accusations: the ambiguity of the term, the "domestic...... fallacy," and the undemocratic effects of using it. Second, these criticisms are considered in turn and it is concluded that all three points relate, ultimately, back to the failure of the critics themselves and some global civil society theorists to move beyond a state-centered framework...

  1. Tradition and Modernity within Islamic Civilization

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    Dr.Shahzadi Pakeeza

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT Colonialism has impacted on Islamic Law as well as Islamic civilization. Islam has a dissonant relationship with modernity in that it agrees with central aspects of this epochal phenomenon and parts ways with others. The compatibility issues were raised by the Muslim thinkers. Many Muslim scholars have contributed to give an original understanding of message of Islam detached from sectarian influences. Traditions are considered to be the vehicle for the transference of factors to modernity with a strong role in determining power and culture of a civilization. Thus, they pave the way for the power tools of a civilization. The theories of Muslim scholars from Asia and Egypt are discussed to elaborate the Muslim understanding of facing the challenges of modernity. The contemporary scholars’ views are also added with an analysis of their observation on compatibility of Islam with modern era challenges and the criticism on it due to their modernity conception.

  2. DOES CIVIL SOCIETY CREATE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS?

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    Gauca Oana

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this paper is to analyze whether civil society itself can enhance or stimulate the creation of social entrepreneurs, by studying the traits of the civil society and the various definitions attributed to it. The main question that the paper wants to answer to is Does civil society create social entrepreneurs and the main approach used in this research paper is the theoretical one. By studying existing articles and books on the topic, the paper tries to emphasize the various dimensions that civil society can embrace, as pictured by various authors, as well as how these dimensions can relate to social entrepreneurs and the emergence of social businesses. The paper is not meant to be a breakthrough in the field, but rather to launch a question that is related to very important topics these days, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, social businesses and their connection to a very much debated topic-civil society. The paper is work-in progress and wants to stimulate research regarding the search of the sources of social entrepreneurship, in order to analyze them and better establish them as incubators for the future. It wants to be of use to whoever is researching the concepts illustrated above, as well as for those who want to get in touch with the new buzz words of the academic and entrepreneurial fields. The hereby paper stands, as previously stated, in a theoretical framework and the findings represent a mere analysis of the cause-effect relationship between the characteristics of civil society and those of social entrepreneurs. However, we are of the opinion that it can be a very good starting point for the ones interested in the domain, to analyze more sources of social entrepreneurship or further refine the answer to the question addressed in this article.

  3. Biotechnologies and biomimetics for civil engineering

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    Labrincha, J; Diamanti, M; Yu, C-P; Lee, H

    2015-01-01

    Putting forward an innovative approach to solving current technological problems faced by human society, this book encompasses a holistic way of perceiving the potential of natural systems. Nature has developed several materials and processes which both maintain an optimal performance and are also totally biodegradable, properties which can be used in civil engineering. Delivering the latest research findings to building industry professionals and other practitioners, as well as containing information useful to the public, ‘Biotechnologies and Biomimetics for Civil Engineering’ serves as an important tool to tackle the challenges of a more sustainable construction industry and the future of buildings.

  4. Preaching in the perspective of civil law

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    Piotr Kroczek

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Preaching the word of God is the part of the ministry of the divine word. The activity belongs exclusively to the Church and is regulated by the church law, but it is also under regime of Polish law. The article focuses on the Polish civil law and treats about: copyright law, the protection of secret information in labor law and in educational law, the obligation of silence before election day, and protection of personal interests. The catholic ministers must be aware of the civil liability for the preaching.

  5. Social Movements, Civil Society and Corporations

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    de Bakker, Frank; Hond, Frank den; King, Brayden

    2013-01-01

    The relationships between social movements and civil society on the one hand, and the corporate world on the other hand, are often shaped by conflict over the domination of economic, cultural and social life. How this conflict plays out, in current as well as in historical times and places......, is the central question that unites the papers in this special issue. In this essay, we review the differences and points of contact between the study of social movements, civil society and corporations, and offer an agenda for future research at this intersection that also frames the papers in the special issue...

  6. Commercial UAV operations in civil airspace

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    Newcome, Laurence R.

    2000-11-01

    The Federal Aviation Administration is often portrayed as the major impediment to unmanned aerial vehicle expansion into civil government and commercial markets. This paper describes one company's record for successfully negotiating the FAA regulations and obtaining authorizations for several types of UAVs to fly commercial reconnaissance missions in civil airspace. The process and criteria for obtaining such authorizations are described. The mishap records of the Pioneer, Predator and Hunter UAVs are examined in regard to their impact on FAA rule making. The paper concludes with a discussion of the true impediments to UAV penetration of commercial markets to date.

  7. El derecho civil, los derechos civiles forales o especiales y el derecho civil autonómico

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    Plaza Penadés, Javier

    2012-01-01

    Para poder comprender el concepto y significado del Derecho Civil conviene previamente delimitar su contenido y comprender su consideración como Derecho Privado y como Derecho común, que es fruto de su evolución histórica.

  8. CIVIL LIABILITY IN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

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    Andreea Marica

    2008-09-01

    é un dommage ou un préjudice. Le droit à un environnement écologique, sain et équilibré, est reconnu et garanti par la législation nationale, ainsi que par celle internationale.L’article 35 de la Constitution de la Roumanie, tel qu’il a été modifié par la Loi no. 429/2003, affirme, entre autres droits fondamentaux, le droit à un environnement sain, qui est une partie d’une troisième génération de droits, appelés droits de solidarité, qui peuvent être respectés non seulement par des efforts internes de l’Etat, mais aussi par la coopération entre l’Etat et les citoyens. Par la conclusion d’un accord d’association entre la Roumanie et l’Union Européenne, entré en vigueur en 1995, la Roumanie a assumé l’acquis communautaire de l’environnement, avec ses trois droits fondamentaux (le droit d’être informé au sujet de l’environnement, le droit de participer au processus de prise de décision concernant l’environnement et le droit de solliciter la réparation des dommages écologiques, ou l’annulation d’actes administratifs illégaux a joué un rôle important dans ce processus.Mots-clé: biodiversité, la protection de l’environnement, pollution, la réparation des dommages écologiques, responsabilité civile

  9. Regulating through leverage: Civil regulation in China

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    Fürst, K.

    2016-01-01

    The overarching goal of this study is to examine the efforts of Chinese NGOs to prevent and/or control industrial pollution risks and then use the findings of this research to study the nature of civil regulation in, and beyond, China’s authoritarian setting. It first argues that 'regulation through

  10. Precursors of Vocational Psychology in Ancient Civilizations.

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    Dumont, Frank; Carson, Andrew D.

    1995-01-01

    Examines philosophical theories produced by two ancient civilizations (Eastern Mediterranean and Chinese) for applications to an applied psychology of work. Includes analysis of Egyptians, Semites, and Greeks, with a special emphasis on Plato. Suggests that many basic elements of vocational psychology were present during the first millennium B.C.…

  11. The geography of civil unions in Vermont.

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    Coulmont, Baptiste

    2005-01-01

    In 2000, Vermont established "civil unions" meant for same-sex couples. This form of marriage relies on the existence of a local gay and lesbian community, while contributing to the development of "gay and lesbian tourism" and pushing certain churches to revisit their treatment of same-sex couples. Gay and lesbian rights and rural communities are not mutually exclusive.

  12. Developing civil society expertise to promote democratic ...

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    Reversing this picture requires democratic governance of the defence sector, effective civilian oversight, and an active civil society voice and role. Integrating a strong gender perspective is also key to protecting women amidst armed conflict and sexual violence and ensuring they are represented at all levels of defence and ...

  13. European standards of the civil service integrity

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    L. V. Prudyus

    2016-09-01

    It was offered for further implementation of the European standards of integrity to develop a new Code of integrity for civil servants and take measures, which contain Anti-Corruption Strategy: adopt a law on the protection of persons who honestly reported regarding corruption offenses (denunciators, in particular a law concerning conducting the inspection of public servants on integrity.

  14. RECRUITMENT AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING OF CIVIL SERVANTS

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    Roxana Cristina RADU

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available An ever increasing feature of public office is the way in which the recruitment and training of civil servants are controlled by legislation. Civil servants are a basic component of public administration but they are also important for labor law because civil service relations have the characteristics of an employment relationship and also specific features resulting from the rules of public law. The relevant expression of the interferences between public and private law for civil servants is recruitment and training. The originality of this article lies in the multidisciplinary character, combining elements of labor law, administrative law and human resources management, character reflected in the bibliography used. Another merit of this study is that the authors correlated the provisions of various laws: Constitution, Labor Code, Law no. 161/2003 on the transparency in exercising public dignities and public functions, Government Ordinance no. 137/2000 regarding the prevention and sanction of all discrimination forms, Government Ordinance no. 129/2000 concerning adults’ professional training.

  15. The civilized sacred in contemporary China

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    Travagnin, Stefania

    2014-01-01

    Recent policies set by the Government renewed the urgency of being civilized (wenming): behavior in public parks needs to be wenming, and also rituals in Buddhist and Daoist temples have to be wenming. The next step has been to encourage citizens to avoid burning incense or visiting temples, and to

  16. Civil War. NBER Working Paper No. 14801

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    Blattman, Christopher; Miguel, Edward

    2009-01-01

    Most nations have experienced an internal armed conflict since 1960. The past decade has witnessed an explosion of research into the causes and consequences of civil wars, belatedly bringing the topic into the economics mainstream. This article critically reviews this interdisciplinary literature and charts productive paths forward. Formal theory…

  17. The Civil War: Beyond the Battlefield

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    Engelfried, Steven

    2011-01-01

    According to historian Gary W. Gallagher, "Books about the Civil War have accumulated at the rate of more than a title a day since fighting erupted at Fort Sumter in April 1861." Now, 150 years later, children's authors and illustrators continue to approach this fascinating era in inventive ways. The past decade has brought readers rich portrayals…

  18. Health and Civil War in Rural Burundi

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    Bundervoet, Tom; Verwimp, Philip; Akresh, Richard

    2009-01-01

    We combine household survey data with event data on the timing and location of armed conflicts to examine the impact of Burundi's civil war on children's health status. The identification strategy exploits exogenous variation in the war's timing across provinces and the exposure of children's birth cohorts to the fighting. After controlling for…

  19. Civil war and male infertility in Lebanon.

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    Kobeissi, Loulou; Inhorn, Marcia C; Hannoun, Antoine B; Hammoud, Najwa; Awwad, Johnny; Abu-Musa, Antoine A

    2008-08-01

    To investigate the long-term impacts of the 15-year Lebanese civil war on male infertility. Clinic-based, case-control study, using reproductive history and risk factor interview data and laboratory-based semen analysis. Two IVF clinics in Beirut, Lebanon, during an 8-month period (January-August 2003). One hundred twenty infertile male cases and 100 fertile male controls, distinguished by semen analysis and reproductive history. None. Standard clinical semen analysis. Infertile male cases were more likely than fertile controls to have lived through the Lebanese civil war and to have experienced war-related trauma (residence in bombing areas, participation in combat, injuries, kidnapping, and displacement from home). Cases had a 57% increase in their odds of exposure to civil war-related trauma. This case-control study demonstrates an association between the Lebanese civil war and male infertility. Wartime and postwar exposure to a number of potential reproductive risk factors-including toxins, injuries, and stress-is believed to be the main factor leading to this finding.

  20. Resource letter ETC-1 - Extraterrestrial civilization

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    Kuiper, Thomas B. H.; Brin, Glen David

    1989-01-01

    This resource letter provides a guide to the literature about intelligent life beyond the human sphere of exploration. It offers a starting point for professionals and academics interested in participating in the debate about the existence of other technological civilizations or in SETI. It can also serve as a reference for teaching. Several extensive bibliographies are cited.

  1. Explaining Violence in Sierra Leone's Civil War

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    Explaining the violence of civil war is never a simple task for the scholar. In the case of the Sierra Leone, paradoxically, the task has in some ways been rendered more difficult by the sheer variety of compelling scholarship on the question. This paper seeks to identify the most useful of the explanations offered thus far, and ...

  2. The language of architecture and civil engineering

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    Riejos, Ana Ma Roldan

    2011-01-01

    This book not only provides unique and in-depth information to understand the language of architecture and civil engineering, it is also helpful for students and professionals who need to improve their linguistic skills. The LACE book includes plenty of

  3. The politics of a European civil code

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    Hesselink, M.W.

    2004-01-01

    Last year the European Commission published its Action Plan on European contract law. That plan forms an important step towards a European Civil Code. In its Plan, the Commission tries to depoliticise the codification process by asking a group of academic experts to prepare what it calls a 'common

  4. 13 CFR 302.20 - Civil rights.

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    2010-01-01

    ... TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE § 302.20 Civil rights. (a) Discrimination is prohibited by a Recipient or Other Party (as defined in paragraph (b) of this section) with respect to a Project... discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin), and the Department's implementing regulations...

  5. EXTENSION METHODS IDEAS FOR RURAL CIVIL DEFENSE.

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    TECHNIQUES FOR INVOLVING THE RURAL POPULATION IN CIVIL DEFENSE PLANNING IS THE SUBJECT OF THIS DOCUMENT. AN INITIAL STEP INVOLVES DETERMINING THE VARIOUS COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO BE USED. METHODS OF WORKING WITH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, MASS MEDIA TECHNIQUES, AND CONSTRUCTION OF EXHIBITS ARE DESCRIBED. SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES EXPLAINED…

  6. Black and white civil religion as ideology

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    M. Elaine Botha

    1983-03-01

    Full Text Available The author points out that the term ideology has changed to a negative connotation following the initially positive connotation it had. The negative connotation has been reinforced following its association with Marxism. In this article it is pointed out that ideology has increasingly gained the nature of civil religion because soteriological issues have come to be settled in terms of some immanent frame of reference. The author looks at White(Afrikaner civil religion in South Africa as well as at Black civil religion. The conclusion is inevitably drawn that in both Black and White civil religion in South Africa the fundamental message of the Gospel has been identified with the suffering, oppression or nationalistic aspirations of some or other specific group. The author concludes by saying that to the extent that Afrikaners have done this in the process of history their experience of history ought to be subjected to a critical test in the light of Scripture. To the extent that Blacks are tempted to harness the fundamental message of the Gospel to their own cultural and national aspirations, the same test has to be applied.

  7. 75 FR 15993 - Civil Penalty Factors

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    ... involving actual knowledge where death or serious injury is likely. The commenters suggested that penalties... actual knowledge and serious injury or death, or a lower or no penalty where there is evidence of... COMMISSION 16 CFR Part 1119 Civil Penalty Factors AGENCY: Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Final...

  8. 49 CFR 228.21 - Civil penalty.

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    2010-10-01

    ... persons, or has caused death or injury, a penalty not to exceed $100,000 per violation may be assessed... 49 Transportation 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Civil penalty. 228.21 Section 228.21... penalty. Any person (an entity of any type covered under 1 U.S.C. 1, including but not limited to the...

  9. Ecological Engineering and Civil Engineering works

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    Van Bohemen, H.D.

    2004-01-01

    This thesis provides a survey of the research results of the relationship between on the one hand the construction, management and maintenance of civil engineering works, and on the other hand the environment, nature and landscape, with the main focus on motorways and coastal protection. The growing

  10. Construction contracting and civil-military interaction

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    Kremers, Jasper; Rietjens, S.J.H.; Voordijk, Johannes T.; de Boer, S.J.

    2010-01-01

    There is a need for improved insights into the contracting process for construction projects that the military contract out to civil contractors in the specific setting of civil–military interaction (CMI) in regions that are suffering from instability and armed conflict. The core questions are: what

  11. Monitoring civil infrastructure using satellite radar interferometry

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    Chang, L.

    2015-01-01

    Satellite radar interferometry (InSAR) is a precise and efficient technique to monitor deformation on Earth with millimeter precision. Most InSAR applications focus on geophysical phenomena, such as earthquakes, volcanoes, or subsidence. Monitoring civil infrastructure with InSAR is relatively new,

  12. Library of American Civilization Demonstration. Final Report.

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    Napier, Paul A.; And Others

    In August, 1971, The National Home Library Foundation of Washington, D.C., awarded to The George Washington University a grant to install a set of the ultra-microfiche "Library of American Civilization" (produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica's subsidiary, Library Resources, Inc.), together with all available associated equipment and bibliographic…

  13. The New African Civil-Military Relations

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    on the African continent to embark upon the New African Civil Military Relations (ACMR). In the last decade and half, the implosion of African states exposed to forces of democratization has escalated, manifest in Algeria, Egypt, Mali, Madagascar, Somalia, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Lesotho...

  14. Measuring Religion in Global Civil Society

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    Bush, Evelyn L.

    2007-01-01

    This article illustrates two conceptual and methodological problems that interfere with the accurate identification and measurement of religious mobilization in global civil society. First, data used to study the organizational composition of global culture contain a selection bias that favors organizations within an elite stratum of the world…

  15. Pharmacy in the American Civil War.

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    Hasegawa, G R

    2000-03-01

    The role of pharmacists and the process of military drug supply in the American Civil War are described. Most raw drugs used in the United States in the mid-1800s were imported. During the Civil War, imports into the North continued, but the Union blockade forced the Confederacy to obtain medicines through means such as smuggling, capture of enemy supplies, and processing of indigenous medicinal plants. Medical supplies for Civil War troops were typically purchased by military physicians called medical purveyors and sometimes by pharmacists serving as acting medical purveyors. In the latter half of the war, U.S. Army medical laboratories, in which many pharmacists were employed, inspected purchases, repackaged supplies bought in bulk, and manufactured medicines from raw materials. The Confederacy also had medical laboratories, which were primarily responsible for manufacturing medicines from indigenous plant material but also inspected drugs that had been smuggled into the South. At a few large Union medical depots, pharmacists called medical storekeepers assumed many of the responsibilities of medical purveyors by receiving, storing, issuing, and accounting for supplies. Noncommissioned officers called hospital stewards assumed diverse duties that included dispensing drugs prescribed by military physicians. Although many hospital stewards were pharmacists or physicians, others had no previous pharmaceutical experience. Civilian pharmacists were employed in the medical laboratories and in military general hospitals. Pharmacists participated in nearly every aspect of military drug supply during the Civil War.

  16. Popularizing Geological Education among Civil Engineering Students

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    Chen, Xiang-jun; Zhou, Ying

    2012-01-01

    The sustainable development of an economy and a society cannot be realized without the help of modern geoscience. Engineering geology knowledge is necessary on a civil engineering construction site to ensure the construction work goes smoothly. This paper first discusses the importance of geoscience, especially the study of engineering geology.…

  17. Designing an interactive multimedia instructional environment: The Civil War Interactive

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    Charles S. White

    1993-12-01

    Full Text Available This article describes the rationales behind the design decisions made in creating The Civil War Interactive, an interactive multimedia instructional product based on Ken Burns''s film series The Civil War.

  18. [Ecological civilization and schistosomiasis control in Yujiang County].

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    Ai, Dong-Yun; Liu, Bu-Yun

    2012-02-01

    This article describes the main approach of ecological civilization construction and great changes and achievements in the original schistosomiasis endemic areas, Yujiang County, Jiangxi Province. Ecological civilization is an important part of schistosomiasis control work.

  19. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Civil and ...

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    Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Civil and ... to cope with the emerging modern laws and practices in international commercial arbitration. However, as of 1965, with the introduction of the Civil Procedure Code (CPC), ...

  20. Portugal’s Laboratorio National de Engenharia Civil,

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    The civil engineering program of Portugal’s Laboratorio National de Engenharia Civil is described, with emphasis on recent trends within the Hydraulics Department’s coastal engineering unit.

  1. Civil society response to human trafficking in South Asia

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    Faisal Yousaf

    2006-01-01

    In South Asia civil society organisations have led the way in encouraging governments to address the problem of human trafficking. A coordinated regional response by both governments and civil society organisations is urgently required.

  2. Civil society response to human trafficking in South Asia

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    Faisal Yousaf

    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available In South Asia civil society organisations have led the way in encouraging governments to address the problem of human trafficking. A coordinated regional response by both governments and civil society organisations is urgently required.

  3. Fotografia na Imprensa: conflitos na câmara escura

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    José Lúcio da Silva Menezes

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo recupera o teor ideológico do discurso que a Revista Veja elaborou sobre a classe trabalhadora que emergiu no cenário brasileiro, no final da década de 1970. O destaque dado aos trabalhadores como temática central resgatada, deve-se aos movimentos grevistas por eles encetados, após anos de ocultamento de sua resistência sob a repressão da ditadura civil-militar (1964-1985. Com a rebeldia operária, as matérias a respeito deste grupo, na Revista,foram se tornando mais constantes e visíveis, pois já não era mais possível, para a Revista Veja, ignorar a existência da classe operária que, com a força insurgente das greves, ocupava as ruas do Brasil.

  4. Civil Courage, a Factor of Social Progress

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    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available This commentary is focused on a book coauthored and coordinated by Svetlana Broz (Having What It Takes. Essays on Civil Courage, edited by Thomas Butler, translated into English by Senada Kreso, Gariwo, Sarajevo, 2006, series "The Questions of All Questions", president of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Branch of the International Gariwo with its headquarters in Milan. This organization aims at the discovery, recognition and reaffirmation of the Righteous worldwide, those individuals who had enough civil courage to risk their own lives helping unjustly persecuted people. The majority of the essays in the book extract their value out of the authors' life experiences during the war of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1995. In order to enlarge the field of the debate, the editors also included essays by English, Israeli and Palestinian authors dealing with the same issues manifested in other spaces. All of them try to demonstrate that civil courage is very different from military courage. It is the courage of the nonconformist, the rebel,and risks - or even courts - social disapproval, persecution, punishment, even martyrdom. At the everyday level it is the courage of the self-conscious dissident proclaiming his/her opposition to the values of his/her dominant reference group. Basically, it stands for the struggle of the individual against all forms of social systems directed against man. The authors show that individual examples of civil courage are possible in any period of time. However, it can only be cherished in democracies with strong elements of civil society as it can arise only from the free responsibility of free human beings.

  5. On the history of codification of Hungarian civil law and the new Hungarian civil code

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    Salma Jožef

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The first part of the paper examines the basic tendencies in the development of the codification of Hungarian civil law in the period of representative and civil society. The second part deals with the new Hungarian Civil Code (2013/14 its content, methods of regulation and its relation to other civil legislation, temporal validity with the adherence to the idea of validity pro futuro, as well as its tendency to harmonize its norms with the guidelines of the European civil law. In accordance with the idea of completeness, the lawmakers incorporated all of the areas of civil law according to the pandecta system - personal law, corporate law with civil association law, family law, obligations and inheritance. The Code is based on the principle of equality of parties in civil relations, the principle of good faith, fraus legis prohibition. Family law is based on specific principles of protection of marriage, family and children. Contract law is based on the freedom of contract, limited by good customs and morality. Tort law is guided by the principle of prohibiting the harm to others, full compensation of material and imaterial damages. Contractual responsibility is regulated separately, so that the tort rules apply if the specific rules of contractual responsibility donot say otherwise. Other grounds for obligations are also regulated, as well as unjustified enrichment, doing business without order or authority, unilateral expression of intention and securities. The grounds for inheritance are contractual, statutory or based on the will. Freedom of disposition by will is limited by statutory rules regulating the forced share. The system of transfer of property ex lege after the death is adopted. The state is a successor if there are no testamentary, statutory or contractual inheritors.

  6. Lyndon B. Johnson and the Civil Right Act of 1964

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    Karatzas Konstantinos D.

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available The Civil Rights Movement is deeply intertwined with Lyndon B. Johnson. Throughout his career, Johnson supported the quest of African-Americans for political and civil rights. They found in him an ally whose role was fundamental in fullfilling the goals of Martin Luther King, Jr, and the Civil Rights Movement. This paper will examine the role of the Johnson presidency in the passage of the Civil Rights Acts of 1957 and 1964.

  7. Global civil society: between nation states and transnational corporations

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    2017-01-01

    Global civil society is the subject of the formation of a new world order and the modern humanitarian outlook, which is based on the primacy of justice and human rights. One of the actors head of global civil society is an international non-governmental organizations. But wrong to equate global civil society with the activities of these organizations only. Mostly they influence governments and their humanitarian and international politics. Meanwhile, the role of global civil and its society v...

  8. Produto interno bruto, emprego e renda do macrossetor da construção civil paranaense em 2006

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    Ricardo Kureski

    Full Text Available Este artigo apresenta os multiplicadores de emprego e renda, direto, indireto e induzido para a economia do estado do Paraná, dando ênfase à indústria da Construção Civil. O primeiro passo para a realização do trabalho foi estimar a matriz de insumo-produto do estado do Paraná para 2006, por meio do método RAS. Na sequência, obteve-se o Produto Interno Bruto do macro-setor da Construção Civil ─ cerca de 8,07% do PIB do estado. Também foram estimados os volumes de emprego e renda direto e indireto induzido. Os resultados apontaram que o consumo final da indústria da Construção Civil gera 423,5 mil empregos, no valor de 2.418 milhões de reais de renda do trabalho.

  9. Revisão: conceitos de dispersão e empacotamento de partículas para a produção de concretos especiais aplicados na construção civil Review: concepts of particle dispersion and packing for special concretes production

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    A. L. de Castro

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available O concreto material de construção mais amplamente utilizado está constantemente evoluindo. Nos últimos anos, muitas pesquisas têm sido desenvolvidas e a busca por materiais com desempenho mecânico e de durabilidade cada vez maiores tem sido o alvo dos pesquisadores da tecnologia dos concretos. Tais materiais permitem que os projetistas e arquitetos o usem eficientemente em edifícios altos, além de serem esteticamente mais interessantes. Para tanto, concretos obtidos a partir da engenharia de microestrutura são necessários. Por serem compósitos constituídos de partículas com granulometria fina (tamanho máximo Concrete, the most widely used construction material, is constantly developing. During the recent years, several researches have been carried out and the search for materials with higher mechanical and durability performance has been the objective of the concrete technology area. These materials allow designers and the architects to use them efficiently in high slender and innovative buildings. Therefore, in order to attain this target, microstructural engineering is required. Being composites constituted of fine size distribution particles (maximum size < 4750 μm and low water/cement ratio, these concretes present dense matrix by packing optimization of the granular materials, whereas the suitable workability is the result of particle dispersion promoted by adding chemical admixtures to the mixture. Moreover, they incorporate mineral additives which are, mostly, industrial by-products, resulting in a great environmental benefit: industrial residues recycling, pollutant emissions reduction during cement production, raw materials preservation and energy saving. Thus, in present paper, a review related to the concepts of particle dispersion and packing was carried out, addressed for special concretes applied in the civil engineering field.

  10. Sociedade civil e meio ambiente: a atuação das ONGs socioambientais na região metropolitana de João Pessoa – PB e sua contribuição à legitimação social dos problemas ambientais

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    Gustavo Ferreira da Costa Lima

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available The current paper results from a research developed in the metropolitan area of João Pessoa – PB that has the objective of investigating the socio-environmental NGOs performance in the last decades and the ways it has contributed to social legitimacy of environmental problems. Theoretically, the article was based on local literature, on a dialogue with Political Ecology and the authors debating about the resurgence of Civil Society in the last decades of 20th century. The research adopted a qualitative methodological design to explore the experience of eight local socio-environmental NGOs through nine semi-structured interviews with representative members of these organizations. The interviews focused on the history of NGOs constitution, the actions taken, the relations established with other social spheres, their organizational and financial strategies, the perception they have on local environmental problems, the difficulties faced in order to survive and what they think about local environmental culture. The results showed that the entities of this kind in the metropolitan area still are few and small and surviving, mostly, from voluntary work and contributions of their own members. However, in spite of the problems they have on a daily basis, these organizations have played a fundamental role in regional public life. They were able to do so through the defense of environmental causes, the protection of nature and the quality of life of local population, the broadening of public sphere, the educational and cultural diffusion of environmental issues and the progressive advance of political culture and democratic participation.

  11. Revisão bibliográfica: reutilização de resíduos da construção e demolição na indústria da construção civil

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    L. L. Brasileiro

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available As questões ambientais têm ocupado cada vez mais espaço nas legislações dos países, devido à grande geração de resíduos, oriundos principalmente, da indústria da construção civil. Para qualquer país, não tem como haver crescimento, sem que a indústria da construção o acompanhe. Crescimento este, que gera grandes impactos ambientais, desde a extração de recursos naturais para a produção de insumos, até a produção de resíduos, que são dispostos no meio ambiente sem nenhum controle. Este artigo expõe pesquisas que retratam a preocupação quanto à geração dos resíduos provenientes da indústria da construção não somente no Brasil, mas em todo o mundo. Pesquisadores de todo o planeta disponibilizam dados quanto à quantidade de RCD gerado, legislações empregadas com o intuito de minimizar e prevenir a geração de RCD e aplicabilidades dos resíduos reciclados nos mais diversos ramos do setor construtivo, de forma a promover o seu retorno à cadeia da construção. Dados estes, que foram apresentados neste trabalho, com o intuito de "acordar" o Brasil, para a nova ordem mundial, em que a palavra reciclar, não mais será uma opção, e sim, rotina de cada brasileiro.

  12. Civil Society Participation in the Governance of Educational Systems ...

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    Civil Society Participation in the Governance of Educational Systems. Donor organizations increasingly support the idea that civil society organizations should be involved in the process of national education reform. Yet despite this widespread endorsement, little is known about the quality and effectiveness of civil society ...

  13. Civil disobedience and democratic sustainability in Nigeria: a study ...

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    In the recent time, the importance of civil disobedience to sustainability of democracy in Nigeria has not been given rapt attention by scholars. Hence, this article examines an act of civil disobedience in Acts 5: 17-42 and its implications for democracy in Nigeria. Using contextual hermeneutical approach, it is argued that civil ...

  14. 41 CFR 105-68.920 - Civil judgment.

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    2010-07-01

    ..., whether by verdict, decision, settlement, stipulation, other disposition which creates a civil liability... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Civil judgment. 105-68... Administration 68-GOVERNMENTWIDE DEBARMENT AND SUSPENSION (NONPROCUREMENT) Definitions § 105-68.920 Civil...

  15. The Coming of Age of the Civil War Novel

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    Stone, James

    2004-01-01

    The Civil War novel for children has come of age. Although Civil War novels with little substance remain in print, more recent novels are serious in tone and readily available for classroom use. This article briefly summarizes a few Civil War novels that would be good in the classroom.

  16. 75 FR 8427 - Civil Supersonic Aircraft Panel Discussion

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    2010-02-24

    ..., supersonic flight over land by civil aircraft has been prohibited in the United States. The Concorde was the... Federal Aviation Administration Civil Supersonic Aircraft Panel Discussion AGENCY: Federal Aviation... persons that the FAA is participating in a panel session on civil supersonic aircraft research. The...

  17. The Civil Defense Acquisition Workforce: Enhancing Recruitment Through Hiring Flexibilities

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    2016-11-22

    The Civil Defense Acquisition Workforce: Enhancing Recruitment Through Hiring Flexibilities Kathryn A. Francis Analyst in Government...Organization and Management November 22, 2016 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 www.crs.gov R44695 The Civil Defense Acquisition Workforce: Hiring...establishment of new flexibilities, staff knowledge of appropriate use, budgetary constraints, and efforts to balance hiring speed with equity. The Civil

  18. The Impact of Civil Society Organizations on Sustainable ...

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    Civil society groups are agents of development in any nation. Civil society organizations appear to play important role in social, political and economic development activities. The transformation of any society or system, particularly the developing societies like Nigeria depend on the effectiveness and efficiency of its civil ...

  19. 77 FR 64431 - Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule

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    2012-10-22

    ... Surface Transportation Board 49 CFR Part 1022 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule AGENCY... issuing a final rule to adjust the Board's civil monetary penalties for inflation on a periodic basis pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection...

  20. 78 FR 66643 - Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule

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    2013-11-06

    ... AGENCY 40 CFR Part 19 RIN 2020-AA49 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule AGENCY... final rule that amends the Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule. This action is mandated by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (DCIA) to adjust for inflation certain statutory civil...

  1. 78 FR 5760 - Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment

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    2013-01-28

    ... Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers 33 CFR Part 326 RIN 0710-AA66 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation... Clean Water Act and the National Fishing Enhancement Act to account for inflation. The adjustment of civil penalties to account for inflation is required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment...

  2. 76 FR 74720 - Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties; Correction

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    ... 46 CFR Part 506 RIN 3072-AC36 Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties; Correction AGENCY..., 2009 (74 FR 38114). The rule adjusts for inflation the maximum amount of each statutory civil penalty... Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of...

  3. 32 CFR 269.3 - Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment.

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    ... 32 National Defense 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment. 269... DEFENSE (CONTINUED) MISCELLANEOUS CIVIL MONETARY PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENT § 269.3 Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment. The Department shall, not later than 180 days after the enactment of the...

  4. 76 FR 74625 - Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment

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    ...-AA69 Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment AGENCIES: U.S. Customs and Border Protection... for inflation certain civil monetary penalties assessed under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA... assessed under the INA. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (Adjustment Act...

  5. 77 FR 60047 - Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

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    ... CFR Part 36 RIN 1801-AA12 Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation AGENCY: Department of... regulations to adjust the Department's civil monetary penalties (CMPs) for inflation, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990. DATES: These regulations are effective October 2...

  6. 8 CFR 280.53 - Civil monetary penalties inflation adjustment.

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    ... 8 Aliens and Nationality 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil monetary penalties inflation... REGULATIONS IMPOSITION AND COLLECTION OF FINES § 280.53 Civil monetary penalties inflation adjustment. (a) In general. In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of...

  7. 77 FR 65100 - Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

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    ... COMMISSION 17 CFR Part 143 RIN 3038-AD76 Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation AGENCY... inflation. This rule sets forth the maximum, inflation-adjusted dollar amount for civil monetary penalties... and orders thereunder. The rule, as amended, implements the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation...

  8. 46 CFR 506.3 - Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment.

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    ... 46 Shipping 9 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment. 506.3... PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENT § 506.3 Civil monetary penalty inflation adjustment. The Commission shall... each civil monetary penalty provided by law within the jurisdiction of the Commission by the inflation...

  9. 78 FR 5722 - Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment

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    2013-01-28

    ... Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers 33 CFR Part 326 RIN 0710-AA66 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation... Clean Water Act and the National Fishing Enhancement Act to account for inflation. The adjustment of civil penalties to account for inflation is required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment...

  10. 12 CFR 263.65 - Civil penalty inflation adjustments.

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    ... 12 Banks and Banking 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil penalty inflation adjustments. 263.65... Money Penalties § 263.65 Civil penalty inflation adjustments. (a) Inflation adjustments. In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (28 U.S.C. 2461 note), the Board has...

  11. 40 CFR 239.9 - Intervention in civil enforcement proceedings.

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    ... 40 Protection of Environment 24 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Intervention in civil enforcement... Programs § 239.9 Intervention in civil enforcement proceedings. Any state seeking approval must provide for intervention in the state civil enforcement process by providing either: (a) Authority that allows intervention...

  12. Communication Civility Codes: Positive Communication through the Students' Eyes

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    Pawlowski, Donna R.

    2017-01-01

    Courses: Presentational courses such as Public Speaking, Interviewing, Business and Professional, Persuasion, Interpersonal; any course where civility may be promoted in the classroom. Objectives: At the end of this single-class activity, students will have an understanding of civility in order to: (1) identify civility and consequences of…

  13. Civil Society Participation in the Governance of Educational Systems ...

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    Donor organizations increasingly support the idea that civil society organizations should be involved in the process of national education reform. Yet despite this widespread endorsement, little is known about the quality and effectiveness of civil society participation in education reform. This project will explore the role of civil ...

  14. 12 CFR 509.103 - Civil money penalties.

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    ... 12 Banks and Banking 5 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil money penalties. 509.103 Section 509.103... PROCEDURE IN ADJUDICATORY PROCEEDINGS Local Rules § 509.103 Civil money penalties. (a) Assessment. In the... may serve an order of assessment of civil money penalty upon the party concerned. The assessment order...

  15. 42 CFR 438.704 - Amounts of civil money penalties.

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    ... 42 Public Health 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Amounts of civil money penalties. 438.704 Section... SERVICES (CONTINUED) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS MANAGED CARE Sanctions § 438.704 Amounts of civil money penalties. (a) General rule. The limit on, or the maximum civil money penalty the State may impose varies...

  16. 42 CFR 493.1834 - Civil money penalty.

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    ... 42 Public Health 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Civil money penalty. 493.1834 Section 493.1834... (CONTINUED) STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION LABORATORY REQUIREMENTS Enforcement Procedures § 493.1834 Civil money... Secretary to impose civil money penalties on laboratories. Section 1846(b)(3) of the Act specifically...

  17. 42 CFR 73.21 - Civil money penalties.

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    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Civil money penalties. 73.21 Section 73.21 Public... SELECT AGENTS AND TOXINS § 73.21 Civil money penalties. (a) The Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services is delegated authority to conduct investigations and to impose civil money...

  18. 12 CFR 1250.3 - Civil money penalties.

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    ... 12 Banks and Banking 7 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil money penalties. 1250.3 Section 1250.3 Banks and Banking FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY ENTERPRISES FLOOD INSURANCE § 1250.3 Civil money... to § 1250.2, the Director of FHFA, or his or her designee, may assess civil money penalties against...

  19. 12 CFR 908.6 - Civil money penalties.

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    ... 12 Banks and Banking 7 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil money penalties. 908.6 Section 908.6... Proceedings § 908.6 Civil money penalties. (a) Notice of assessment—(1) Grounds. The Finance Board may issue and serve a notice of assessment of a civil money penalty on any Bank or any executive officer or...

  20. 42 CFR 460.46 - Civil money penalties.

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    ... 42 Public Health 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Civil money penalties. 460.46 Section 460.46 Public...) Sanctions, Enforcement Actions, and Termination § 460.46 Civil money penalties. (a) CMS may impose civil money penalties up to the following maximum amounts: (1) For each violation regarding enrollment or...

  1. 14 CFR 91.817 - Civil aircraft sonic boom.

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    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil aircraft sonic boom. 91.817 Section....817 Civil aircraft sonic boom. (a) No person may operate a civil aircraft in the United States at a... sonic boom to reach the surface within the United States; and (2) The operator complies with the flight...

  2. THE RESOLUTION OF THE SOVIET CONTROVERSY OVER CIVIL DEFENSE

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    defense are listed, and a debate among the Soviet leaders on the value of civil defense is described -- a debate that was resolved at the May 1962...Some recent developments in the Soviet civil defense program are described. Differences between foreign and domestic Soviet propaganda on civil

  3. Civil-military relations in NATO countries: history and present

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    Білошицький, В. І.

    2015-01-01

    In the article essence history and specific of becoming of civil-military relations is in countries NATO, modern state of civil-military relations in these countries. Importance of their further optimization is underline by the aim of acquisition by countries NATO stable system of civil-military relations.

  4. William Knocke receives 2008 Virginia Outstanding Civil Engineer Award

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    Daniilidi, Christina

    2008-01-01

    William R. Knocke, W.C. English Professor and head of the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, was awarded the 2008 Virginia Outstanding Civil Engineer Award at the Virginia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) banquet, held recently in Williamsburg, Va.

  5. Opportunities in Civil Engineering. [VGM Career Horizons Series].

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    Hagerty, D. Joseph; Heer, John E., Jr.

    This book presents information on career opportunities in civil engineering. Chapter 1 focuses on the scope of civil engineering, discussing: role of scientist, engineer, and technologists; engineering and engineering technology; civil engineer's role and obligations; and other information. Chapter 2 considers such aspects of the education for…

  6. Housing and Deviance among Civil Servants' Adolescent Children ...

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    Higher percentage of divorced civil servants also generally recorded children that have committed deviant acts than married ones, with divorced civil servants residing away from their families recording the highest percentage of their children partaking in deviant acts. It was concluded that civil servants residing away from ...

  7. Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems

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    VIDEO SERIES. Expert Talks: Understanding civil registration and vital statistics systems. This video series features interviews with civil registration and vital statistics systems experts from around the world. Learn more Expert Talks: Understanding civil registration and vital statistics systems ...

  8. Civil Procedure in Cross-cultural Dialogue: Eurasia Context

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    Stefaan Voet

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    Full Text Available Reviewed book: Civil Procedure in Cross-cultural Dialogue: Eurasia Context: IAPL World Conference on Civil Procedure, September 18–21, 2012, Moscow, Russia (Dmitry Maleshin, ed. (Statut 2012, available at (accessed March 9, 2014 [hereinafter Civil Procedure in Cross-cultural Dialogue: Eurasia Context].

  9. THE CURRENT TRENDS OF CONSTITUTIONALISATION OF THE NEW CIVIL CODE AND OF THE NEW CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE - SELECTIVE ASPECTS

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    Nicolae PAVEL

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available By this approach, the proposed study opens a complex and complete vision, but not exhaustive on: The current trends of constitutionalisation of the new Civil Code and of the new Civil Procedure Code. The subject of the scientific endeavor will be circumscribed to the scientific analysis of its parts, as follows: 1 Preamble. 2 The first judicial review of the constitutionality of the law established in the United States and in Romania – their consequences. 3 Reflection of the constitutional principles in the new Civil Code and the new Code of Civil Procedure. 4 Reflection of the dispositions of new Civil Code and of the new Code of Civil Procedure in the Constitutional Court decisions. 5 Compliance with Romanian Constitution of new Civil Code and of new Code of Civil Procedure - the current trends of constitutionalisation of the law. 6 Conclusions.

  10. Desastres, ordem social e planejamento em defesa civil: o contexto brasileiro Disasters, social order and civil defense planning: the Brazilian context

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    Norma Valencio

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A pesquisa sociológica em desastres tem muitas abordagens voltadas para as instituições e relações de poder. Desastres têm implicações sobre a ordem social, bem como a ordem social pode colaborar para a produção do desastre. As rupturas sociais provenientes de situações de desigualdade têm influência na resposta dos eventos de desastre, incluindo fatores políticos e econômicos que aumentam a vulnerabilidade. Este artigo analisa o discurso institucional e as práticas de defesa civil no contexto brasileiro. Antes de tudo, descreve as principais abordagens da sociologia dos desastres: o consenso mínimo, a polaridade e dicotomia, e mostra uma abordagem sobre a relação entre desenvolvimento desigual, vulnerabilidade e planejamento de defesa civil. A situação atual nas cidades brasileiras é de restrição de acesso a terra e isso resulta em aumento dos desastres. Se não ocorrer mudança no planejamento do Estado, com a adoção de novas estratégias explicitamente formuladas para quebrar o ponto de vista ideológico que submete grupos pobres, os desastres continuarão acontecendo. Na atual dimensão estrutural do planejamento, o sistema brasileiro de defesa civil classifica os grupos vulneráveis sem considerar a complexidade social. Desastres não destroem por completo os sistemas sociais existentes, mas são capazes de manter contínuos processos de indiferença social. Assim, este artigo conclui dando ênfase no desenvolvimento de uma agenda participativa no planejamento e no nível decisório em defesa civil.Sociological research on disasters has many approaches targeted at institutions and power relationships. Disasters have implications on the social order, and the social order can collaborate to produce disasters. The social disruption deriving from inequality situations influences the response to disaster events, including political and economic factors that increase vulnerability. This paper analyzes the institutional

  11. 75 FR 38824 - Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security/ALL-029 Civil Rights and Civil Liberties...

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    ... liberties issues, ensuring respect for civil rights and civil liberties in policy decisions and... religion, by employees and officials of the Department of Homeland Security. The Department's civil rights...; treatment; due process; and watch list issues. As a result of the biennial review of this system, updates...

  12. The Civil War in cyberspace today

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    Matilde EIROA

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The appeal of the Spanish Civil War in the online world is a phenomenon deserving of attention, as an event that took place more than 75 years ago which still arouses debate and the curiosity of many. It is surprising that the media world considers it “newsworthy” and that it has an important presence on the Internet — on blogs, websites, You Tube, and even social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. This article examines all mention of the Civil War in online media. We start from the idea that the features of the online world allow for an extensive and multifaceted production of media of content which is more cultural, more social, and more attuned to the passing of time.

  13. [Civil hospital of Zamora de Hidalgo].

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    Gómez de Lara, José Luis

    2015-01-01

    The city of Zamora de Hidalgo is home to one of the most important hospitals in the region, built in 1841 and named the Civil Hospital of Zamora. Built following demand for municipal health needs and with the support of the City Council of Zamora and private donations, it functioned as a hostel for pilgrims, the destitute and the sick. It was administered and maintained by residents, subsequently by the mothers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and finally by the federal Government. It currently gives the Zamorano community services, and admits sick people from other locations such as Jacona, Jiquilpan, Patamban Ocumicho, Chavinda, Tangancicuaro, Chilchota, and Tangamandapio, among others. It was called the Civil hospital because as the only hospital that operated in Zamora, it ceased to be administered by the Ecclesiastic Chapter, and passed into the hands of the State.

  14. Galactic civilizations: Population dynamics and interstellar diffusion

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    Newman, W. I.; Sagan, C.

    1978-01-01

    The interstellar diffusion of galactic civilizations is reexamined by potential theory; both numerical and analytical solutions are derived for the nonlinear partial differential equations which specify a range of relevant models, drawn from blast wave physics, soil science, and, especially, population biology. An essential feature of these models is that, for all civilizations, population growth must be limited by the carrying capacity of the environment. Dispersal is fundamentally a diffusion process; a density-dependent diffusivity describes interstellar emigration. Two models are considered: the first describing zero population growth (ZPG), and the second which also includes local growth and saturation of a planetary population, and for which an asymptotic traveling wave solution is found.

  15. Reflexiones sobre el concepto de guerra civil

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    González Calleja, Eduardo

    2000-12-01

    Full Text Available This article shows the phenomenon of war as the highest intensity point in an armed conflict. The work looks over his juridical typification, the special dialectical relation established between situations of war and peace, and the ethiology, characteristics and consequences of civil war as a big scale political conflict whose aim is the preservation or conquest of state power.

    El artículo describe el fenómeno de la guerra como un conflicto armado de máxima intensidad. Estudia su caracterización jurídica, la peculiar relación dialéctica que se establece entre el estado de guerra y el de paz, y la etiología, características y efectos de la guerra civil como conflicto político en gran escala dirigido a la conservación o conquista del poder estatal.

  16. Family Enterprise in Czech Civil Code

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    Janku Martin

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    Full Text Available For more than two decades the family business enterprises of the first generation (generation of founders are more and more dominating in the category of today’s small and medium–sized enterprises in the Czech Republic. The necessary legal background defining the legal relationships and rights of all participating persons was, however, limited to general provisions in the Commercial Code that has not solved many of the problems associated thereto. Only in 2012 the new Czech Civil Code, Act. No 89/2012 Coll., introduced the institute of family enterprise as completely new term in the Czech Civil law. The presented paper aims to analyse the key rules of this new legal regulation, focusing on significant aspects of the institute in the context of commercial law and family law, as well as, to highlight the potential weaknesses and gaps existing in the regulation.

  17. Climate Change and International Civil Aviation Negotiations

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    Veronica Korber Gonçalves

    Full Text Available Abstract The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO has discussed ways of regulating greenhouse gas (GHG emissions by civil aircraft for almost 20 years. Over the past four years, a consensus has developed about a market-based mechanism in the form of a carbon offset system. This article describes the route to the agreement reached by ICAO’s 39th Assembly, in order to contextualise the results and point out some of its limitations. It points to two main factors that contributed to the consensus: the role of the European Union, which sought to lead the negotiations, and the choice of a flexible and ultimately weak mechanism that received support from the international airlines.

  18. Civil Society and Paths to Abolition

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    Seymour DRESCHER

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    Full Text Available Abstract Through a comparative analysis, this article aims to present an overview of British, French, Russian, American and Brazilian abolitionist action, between the late eighteenth century and throughout the nineteenth century. Indicating the struggles of pro-abolition civil associations, the paths taken in Britain, France, the US and Brazil are presented in parallel - either to emphasize approaches, either to highlight the undeniable peculiarities - revealing the marks of violence and negotiation present in the emancipation process.

  19. Judicial considerations with regard to civil liability.

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    Pittelli, S D; Muñoz, D R

    2007-03-01

    This paper addresses the relationship between the doctrinaire position of a judge in terms of the civil liability objective and subjective theories and the results of their decisions in terms of "acquittal/against judgments". A system of classification of matter of fact results is proposed and the influence on the result of the decision of each category is also tested. The material consists of 71 records of judicial procedures from São Paulo State Court of Justice.

  20. Risk to civilization: A planetary science perspective

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    Chapman, Clark R.; Morrison, David

    1988-01-01

    One of the most profound changes in our perspective of the solar system resulting from the first quarter century of planetary exploration by spacecraft is the recognition that planets, including Earth, were bombarded by cosmic projectiles for 4.5 aeons and continue to be bombarded today. Although the planetary cratering rate is much lower now than it was during the first 0.5 aeons, sizeable Earth-approaching asteroids and comets continue to hit the Earth at a rate that poses a finite risk to civilization. The evolution of this planetary perspective on impact cratering is gradual over the last two decades. It took explorations of Mars and Mercury by early Mariner spacecraft and of the outer solar system by the Voyagers to reveal the significance of asteroidal and cometary impacts in shaping the morphologies and even chemical compositions of the planets. An unsettling implication of the new perspective is addressed: the risk to human civilization. Serious scientific attention was given to this issue in July 1981 at a NASA-sponsored Spacewatch Workshop in Snowmass, Colorado. The basic conclusion of the 1981 NASA sponsored workshop still stands: the risk that civilization might be destroyed by impact with an as-yet-undiscovered asteroid or comet exceeds risk levels that are sometimes deemed unacceptable by modern societies in other contexts. Yet these impact risks have gone almost undiscussed and undebated. The tentative quantitative assessment by some members of the 1981 workshop was that each year, civilization is threatened with destruction with a probability of about 1 in 100,000. The enormous spread in risk levels deemed by the public to be at the threshold of acceptability derives from a host of psychological factors that were widely discussed in the risk assessment literature. Slovic shows that public fears of hazards are greatest for hazards that are uncontrollable, involuntary, fatal, dreadful, globally catastrophic, and which have consequences that seem

  1. Civil-Military Medicine: On Dangerous Ground

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    2006-03-01

    circumstances such as this it would be 33 incapable of leading the response. One NGO participant argued for ceding the lead to a large NGO such as Medecins ...Military Support to Civil Authorities/Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Emergencies Foreign: Humanitarian Assistance (HA) projects...to develop their own metrics and exit criteria; only self-funded or large agencies such as Medecins Sans Frontieres or Oxfam were capable of doing

  2. The Businessman as Artist in American Civilization

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    John Dean

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available This Transatlantica dossier tries to offer the reader a concise, provocative gathering of questions, subjects, and possible answers to a core issue of American Civilization—the dynamic tension between profit and creativity, money and the muse. A great deal of orthodox social and aesthetic analysis since the advent of the industrial revolution has understood business and art to be at odds with each other. Many an artist in Anglo-American Civilization and elsewhere have not been comfortable wit...

  3. Understanding civil society before and after 1989

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    Ferenc Miszlivetz

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available Entrapped in the ambiguities of the Realpolitik of the Yalta system, East and Central European societies had to proceed on a long path of learning in order to find the right modes of self-organization and articulation to defend their values and identities vis-à-vis dictatorship and authoritarian rule. These bitter lessons contributed to the emergence of a new «strategy», a new vision which materialized in the emerging political philosophy and the political and social practice of civil society. This development would not have been possible without a gradual and fundamental change in political thinking and goal-setting, expressed in the development of a new concept of civil society.Atrapados en las ambigüedades de la Realpolitik del sistema de Yalta, las sociedades del Centro y Este de Europea han tenido que proceder a un largo camino de aprendizaje a fin de encontrar formas correctas de autoorganización y la articulación de la defensa de sus valores e identidades vis-à- vis con una dictadura y una administración autoritaria. Estas amargas lecciones contribuyeron a la emergencia de una nueva «estrategia», una nueva visión materializada en la emergente filosofía política y la práctica social y política de la sociedad civil. Este desarrollo no hubiera sido posible sin el gradual y fundamental cambio en el pensamiento político y el establecimiento de metas, expresadas en el desarrollo de un nuevo concepto de sociedad civil

  4. Structural Control Systems Implemented in Civil Engineering

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    Cristian Pastia; Septimiu-George Luca; Florentina Chira; Victor-Octavian Roşca

    2005-01-01

    Over the past three decades, a great interest has been generated by the use of protection systems to mitigate the effects of dynamic environmental hazards on civil engineering structures, such as earthquakes and strong wind. These control systems develop controllable forces to add or dissipate energy in a structure, or both, due to specific devices integrated with sensors, controllers and real – time process to operate. The paper includes the advantages of these technologies consisting of the...

  5. Crashworthiness of composite seats for civil aircraft

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    Stephens, V. M.

    1992-01-01

    A study has been conducted into the design of civil aircraft seats which are forward-facing and use the lap-belt method of restraint. Within these terms of reference, the response of the seat restraint occupant system (SROS) to impact loading has been analysed using physical (dynamic testing) and analytical (computer simulation) modelling techniques. With the increasing use of fibre-reinforced polymer composites in aircraft for weight efficiency, and the consequent appearance of composite se...

  6. Health Examination Findings among Active Civil Airmen,

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    11111.2lIII lliIIIII . MICROCOPY RESOLUTION TEST CHART NATIONAL BUREAU Of STANDARDS 95, A -. ° . FAA-AM-84- 8 HEALTH EXAMINATION FINDINGS AMONG...Subtitfe 5. Report Dote August 1984 ; 6., Pefo,m,ng Ogon, zaton Code *. HEALTH EXAMINATION FINDINGS AMONG ACTIVE CIVIL AIRMEN I 4 1 8. Performing O,gon... Health Examination Findings Document is available to the public Active Airmen through the National Technical Information Service, Springfield

  7. Civil Aviation GALILEO E5 receivers architecture

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    Bastide, Frédéric; Roturier, Benoit; Julien, Olivier; Macabiau, Christophe; Rebeyrol, Emilie; Raimondi, Mathieu; Ouzeau, Christophe; Kubrak, Damien

    2006-01-01

    International audience; The Galileo E5 signal is of particular interest to the civil aviation community. Indeed, it will be broadcast in an Aeronautical Radio Navigation Services (ARNS). Moreover, combined with the Galileo E1 signal, Galileo E5 will allow dual-frequency ionosheric-free pseudoranges combinations supporting a dramatic increase of accuracy. In addition, one of its components, E5b, will carry the Galileo integrity message needed by the user to benefit from the Safety-of-Life serv...

  8. Risk taking in adversarial situations: Civilization differences in chess experts.

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    Chassy, Philippe; Gobet, Fernand

    2015-08-01

    The projections of experts in politics predict that a new world order will emerge within two decades. Being multipolar, this world will inevitably lead to frictions where civilizations and states will have to decide whether to risk conflict. Very often these decisions are informed if not taken by experts. To estimate risk-taking across civilizations, we examined strategies used in 667,599 chess games played over eleven years by chess experts from 11 different civilizations. We show that some civilizations are more inclined to settle for peace. Similarly, we show that once engaged in the battle, the level of risk taking varies significantly across civilizations, the boldest civilization using the riskiest strategy about 35% more than the most conservative civilization. We discuss which psychological factors might underpin these civilizational differences. Copyright © 2015. Published by Elsevier B.V.

  9. Role of Scientific Education in Civil Protection

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    Alexander, D.

    2009-04-01

    Education and training can be considered as fundamental means of professionalising civil protection services. A model of the processes involved is presented and its implications are explored. The fragmentary nature of knowledge and expertise in civil protection is discussed. The traditional structure of scientific endeavour has inhibited the growth of a trans-disciplinary approach well able to solve practical problems in a complex emergency environment. New means of breaking down the barriers between disciplines are required, as are new forms of dialogue between researchers and practitioners. In this context, a template for the standardisation of courses and curricula is presented and evaluated in terms of its positive and negative connotations. The warning process is given as an example of the need to strengthen links between the technical, administrative and social processes at work in civil protection. Sustainable disaster preparedness, a form of resiliency, requires sustained input from the earth science community, but of a kind that is sensitive to the needs, objectives and cultures of the other participants in the process. There is always a need for scientific input into safety and security policy, but one needs to be sure that the policy-making objectives are sound, as scientific results can be used to back up diverse approaches. Hence the moral and ethical aspects of resiliency are fundamentally important to policy formulation and its use of science.

  10. Civil-Law Dispute in China

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    Julia A. Boltenkova-Liman

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available In this article author studies issues of resolving civil disputes in the People's Republic of China. Author notes that earlier, if the dispute concerns individuals or legal entities, administrative powers or affected rights and legitimate interests, as a rule such disputes were not considered by arbitration courts. But now there is a tendency that if the dispute concerns the basic rights and obligations, then it can be divided into different parts and determine what can be resolved by arbitration. In conclusion, the author notes that at present there are several points of view regarding the resolution of civil disputes in arbitration. On the one hand, there is an opinion that arbitration (the arbitral tribunal is not in a position to strictly follow the legislation and, therefore, the interests of the parties may be threatened. On the other hand, it is considered that arbitration as an existing form of dispute settlement is initially nonclassical and when choosing this type there is no need for full compliance with legal procedures, therefore, the arbitrator can justify his decision based on his own experience, conscience and justice. Thus, the most effective and used mechanism for resolving civil disputes in China is arbitration.

  11. A ATOMIZAÇÃO DO SENTIDO DE SOCIEDADE CIVIL

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    Luiz Carlos Tavares

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Na atualidade, os paladinos das políticas neoliberais passaram a entender que as lutas sociais de hoje são o reflexo de uma sociedade erigida por uma multiplicidade de vozes e pluralismo de posições. Essa é uma concepção advinda do pensamento pós-moderno, que junto a sua particular maneira de interpretar a realidade traz na narrativa do fim da civilização ocidental e de seus valores dominantes, o fio condutor para se traçar uma nova perspectiva de compreensão e atualização da realidade social. É diante desse contexto que situamos o objeto de pesquisa aqui adotado: a sociedade civil e sua interpretação pós-moderna. As lutas populares e as contestações sociais são indicadores de uma condição estabelecida pelo capital, que é a da contradição classista, e nesse processo o ato da luta política só pode se transformar em unidade transformadora à medida que deriva de um movimento em direção à consciência de classe. Desse modo, um dos principais objetivos aqui dimensionados situa-se em tentar compreender como a diversidade, ou ainda, a identidade, ambas rotuladas pela leitura pós-moderna como fragmentárias e individualistas, podem se transformar em uma identidade totalizadora, a de classe, quando movida pela força motriz de superação do capital. Com o processo de globalização, ou ainda, mundialização do capital, como prefere Chesnais (1996, houve um considerável agravamento das condições de vida da população mundial, o que produziu como reflexo imediato uma serie de transformações econômicas e políticas. E nesse bojo, o pensamento pós-moderno surge como instrumento de (reorganização e interpretação do “novo” momento vivido pelo capitalismo mundial e por sua forma de desenvolvimento, estando no centro dessa reorientação interpretativa a negação da centralidade do trabalho e do conceito de classes. É neste ínterim que se busca justificar a validade e a necessidade de uma reflexão te

  12. Desobediencia civil: la autoridad de la reflexión vs la autoridad civil

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    Maria José Urteaga Rodríguez

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    Full Text Available ¿Puede la desobediencia civil justificarse moralmente? Este trabajo intenta dar una respuesta afirmativa a esta pregunta. Para dar cuenta de por qué la desobediencia civil es moralmente justificable, primero se describen algunos rasgos esenciales de la desobediencia civil. Después se explica la manera en la que tensión entre el poder civil y el poder del individuo –tensión que se asume como la fuente de la desobediencia civil–, bajo la consideración de algunos pasajes de la Fundamentación metafísica de las costumbres, resulta sólo aparente. Una vez disuelta la tensión se defiende que las fuentes normativas individuales y sociales no sólo no se contraponen, sino que su complementariedad es necesaria para justificar la desobediencia civil. Aunque suene paradójico: sólo se puede abrir espacio a la desobediencia a partir de resaltar la importancia de la obediencia y de la ley.

  13. The Contribution of the Spanish Guardia Civil to the Peace and Stability Operations Within the Human Security Framework

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    Phoenix, 2006. 48 Grupo de Estudios Estrategicos (GEES). " Una Guardia Civil para Europa". GEES, Apuntes n° 35 (October 4, 2006). http://www.gees.org...1999.- U.N. Civilian Police component in Kosovo (UNMIK.) 2000.- Oficina del Programa de Irak (no es especificamente una misi6n de paz) 2000.- Special...num 76 seguridad huma na conceptos experiencias y propuestas (accessed October 26, 2009). as the (pg 12 de Grassa) 5 Mr. Javier Solana de Madariaga

  14. Desastres, ordem social e planejamento em defesa civil: o contexto brasileiro

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    Norma Valencio

    2010-01-01

    A pesquisa sociológica em desastres tem muitas abordagens voltadas para as instituições e relações de poder. Desastres têm implicações sobre a ordem social, bem como a ordem social pode colaborar para a produção do desastre. As rupturas sociais provenientes de situações de desigualdade têm influência na resposta dos eventos de desastre, incluindo fatores políticos e econômicos que aumentam a vulnerabilidade. Este artigo analisa o discurso institucional e as práticas de defesa civil no context...

  15. O FENÔMENO DA PUBLICIZAÇÃO DO DIREITO CIVIL NO CONTEXTO NEOCONSTITUCINALISTA

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    Gouveia, Kristal Moreira; Faculdade Paraíso do Ceará – FAP/CE; Gouveia, Priscila Moreira; Faculdade Paraíso do Ceará – FAP/CE; e Silva, Juliana Pereira; Faculdade Paraíso do Ceará – FAP/CE

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    Considerando as recentes mudanças operadas na esfera de Direito Privado pela constitucionalização de seus institutos, busca-se, através do presente trabalho, contextualizar o fenômeno de Publicização do Direito Civil no âmbito de Neoconstitucionalismo. Os contornos do Direito Privado vêm remodelando-se desde o fim do Liberalismo, de modo a tomar forma um Estado interventor das relações entre particulares, em prol de uma qualificação constitucional das regras. Princípios passaram de meros nort...

  16. Análise de Desempenho das Ações das Empresas do Setor da Construção Civil na Bovespa em Relação à Rentabilidade, Estrutura de Capital e Conjuntura Setorial = Performance Analysis of the Shares of Companies in the Sector of Real Estate in Bovespa in Relation to Profitability, Capital Structure and Environment Sector

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    Roberto Carlos Evencio Oliveira da Silva

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available O estudo da relação entre as informações contábeis e o mercado de ações tem se tornado relevante na avaliação de risco e retorno das empresas de capital aberto. Nesse sentido, o presente artigo tem como objetivo verificar se a rentabilidade e a estrutura de capital influenciam no preço das ações das construtoras listadas na Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo (BOVESPA. Além disso, foi verificada a influência dos principais indicadores econômicos do setor no preço das ações. A pesquisa tem caráter descritivo. Foi utilizada a análise multivariada de dados quantitativos com o emprego da técnica de regressão linear múltipla. O período analisado se estende do primeiro trimestre de 2008 ao primeiro trimestre de 2013. Os resultados demonstram que os preços das ações das empresas são influenciados pelas variáveis selecionadas, considerando que para algumas empresas as variáveis conjunturais têm maior peso do que as variáveis de rentabilidade e estrutura de capital. The study of the relationship between accounting information and the stock market has become relevant in the assessment of risk and return of publicly traded companies. In this sense, this article aims at verifying whether the profitability and the capital structure influence the share price of construction listed on the São Paulo Stock Exchange (BOVESPA. Furthermore, it was investigated the influence of the main economic indicators of the sector in the stock price. The research is descriptive, multivariate quantitative analysis with the use of the technique of multiple linear regression data being used. The sample period extends from the first quarter 2008 to first quarter 2013. The results show that stock prices of some companies are influenced by selected variables, considering that for some companies, cyclical variables have greater weight the the variables of profitability and capital structure.

  17. Le droit civil dans le contexte international : Journée de droit civil 2011

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    Baddeley, Margareta; Foëx, Bénédict; Leuba, Audrey; Papaux van Delden, Marie-Laure

    2012-01-01

    Cet ouvrage rassemble des contributions autour du thème Le droit civil dans le contexte international. La majorité d’entre elles reprennent les conférences présentées à l’occasion de la Journée de droit civil 2011 de la Faculté de droit de l’Université de Genève. Les textes traitent des questions d’actualité qui nécessitent l’application à la fois du droit civil interne et du droit international privé et conventionnel : le droit de la filiation et de la famille à la lumière de la Convention e...

  18. Information systems for civil engineering; Sistemas de informacion para ingenieria civil

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    De Buen R, Pablo R; Alvarado G, Alonso; Alaniz Q, Felipe de J; Guerrero F, Vicente A. [Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas, Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico)

    2004-07-01

    Since its beginnings, in the Gerencia de Ingenieria Civil (GIC) of the Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) the interest has existed to take advantage of and to promote the advantages that the appropriate use of the computerizing systems in the different tasks of civil engineering in the power sector represent. Either as a part of its infrastructure or at the request of their clients, at the GIC have been developed calculation systems for the analysis and design of special structures such as turbo-generators foundations, poles for transmission and distribution and transmission towers, in addition the information systems for the consultation and the analysis of diverse information, such as the related to the Manuals of Civil Works of the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) or the relative to the existing instruments in the large dams of our country. In this article are briefly described some of the computer systems developed by the GIC in recent years. [Spanish] Desde sus inicios, en la Gerencia de Ingenieria Civil (GIC) del Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE) ha existido el interes por aprovechar y promover las ventajas que representa el uso adecuado de los sistemas de computo en las diferentes tareas de ingenieria civil en el sector energetico. Ya sea como parte de su infraestructura o a solicitud de sus clientes, en la GIC se han desarrollado sistemas de calculo para el analisis y diseno de estructuras especiales como lo son las cimentaciones de turbogeneradores, los postes para transmision y distribucion y las torres de transmision, ademas de sistemas de informacion para la consulta y el analisis de informacion diversa, como es la relacionada con los manuales de obras civiles de la Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) o a la relativa a los instrumentos existentes en las grandes presas de nuestro pais. En este articulo se describen brevemente algunos de los sistemas de computo desarrollos por la GIC en anos recientes.

  19. ARCHITECTURE, RITUALS, AND NORMS IN CIVIL PROCEDURE

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    Fabien Gélinas

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available In this article, the authors identify two important gaps in the literature on civil justice reform, both of which relate to the concept of stability in the law as an added value of public adjudication. The article aims to suggest avenues for future research on civil justice reform, especially in light of increasing recourse to private modes of dispute resolution. First, the article draws attention to the role played by judicial rituals and architecture in court-based, public adjudication, as a means of generating stability in the law and enhancing the legitimacy of dispute resolution. Second, from a more theoretical perspective, the article brings out the added value of formulating and formalizing legal norms through a public adjudicative process. Stability in the law encourages human agency and dignity by permitting individuals to form expectations and make decisions about their lives, acting in reliance on the law and the values that the law promotes. The value of stability must be taken into account in future research and policy work on civil justice reform, particularly as private justice, which lacks many of the characteristics that encourage stability in public adjudication, is increasingly explored as a potential solution to problems of access to justice.   Dans cet article, les auteurs analysent deux lacunes importantes qu’ils ont relevées dans la littérature concernant la réforme de la justice civile et qui gravitent autour du concept de la stabilité du droit en tant qu’avantage découlant du processus public de règlement des différends. Les auteurs proposent des sujets à explorer lors de futures recherches sur la réforme de la justice civile, eu égard, notamment, au recours croissant aux modes privés de règlement des différends. Dans un premier temps, ils soulignent que les rituels et l’architecture du système judiciaire public favorisent la stabilité du droit et rehaussent la légitimité du règlement des diff

  20. Perspectives in geography of culture and civilizations

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    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents a comparative analysis of relevant methodological essence of "traditional" and "new" cultural geography. In the introduction is given an explanation of philosophic concepts of space, environment, place and the region in cultural geography. In second section is analyzed the meaning of civilization and the genesis of geography of civilization (géographie de civilisation. Special attention is on features of geographical posibilism as methodological paradigm, and the concept of cultural landscape as the essence of classical geography of culture and civilization. After this part are researched specific characteristics of certain academic schools and methodological perspectives in cultural geography. Postmodern paradigm and essence of "new" cultural geography are in the main focus. Postmodernism is changing the meaning of the basic concepts in cultural geography, which are analyzed in the introduction, such as space, culture, cultural region, cultural landscape and others. "New" cultural geography reassessed social and moral issues associated with the characteristics of the postmodern era. In this regard, methodological paradigm must be changed. This ascertainment is based on the interpretation of humanistic geography, where the emphasis is on the interpretation of cultural symbols, causal link and the "spirit of place" (Spiritus Loci. In accordance with modern conceptions of human in psychological notion, there are at least three theoretical directions, which find resonance in the appropriate cultural geography: behaviorism, psychoanalytic concept and cognitive concept - gestaltism and geography of perception. In conclusion is emphasized the need of finding a dialectical unity in "classical" and "new" cultural geography. [Projekat Ministarstva nauke Republike Srbije, br. 176017

  1. Civils are “Sharp!”

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    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available stream_source_info Wall2_2010.pdf.txt stream_content_type text/plain stream_size 4228 Content-Encoding UTF-8 stream_name Wall2_2010.pdf.txt Content-Type text/plain; charset=UTF-8 Civil Engineering | July 2010 5 A FEW... Africa the 2010 World Cup, there were groans of disbelief around the planet… given SA’s allegedly manifest inability to host such a complicated event. Before approving our bid, Fifa made us promise to jump through all hoops of its choosing, and our...

  2. Ilici en las guerras civiles romanas

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    Tendero Porras, Mercedes; Ronda Femenia, Ana María

    2014-01-01

    Artículo que reestudia un sector de L'Alcúdia excavado en los años 1955 y 1958 por Alejandro Ramos Folqués. De sus conclusiones se infieren nuevos datos estratigráficos dónde se encuentran huellas materiales del s. I a.C. y de los conflictos armados y sus consecuencias en el territorio del SE del Levante hispano. Este libro ha sido realizado en el marco de los proyectos de investigación El desarrollo de las guerras civiles romanas y la transformación del mundo indígena en el sureste de His...

  3. Climate and the collapse of Maya civilization.

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    Haug, Gerald H; Günther, Detlef; Peterson, Larry C; Sigman, Daniel M; Hughen, Konrad A; Aeschlimann, Beat

    2003-03-14

    In the anoxic Cariaco Basin of the southern Caribbean, the bulk titanium content of undisturbed sediment reflects variations in riverine input and the hydrological cycle over northern tropical South America. A seasonally resolved record of titanium shows that the collapse of Maya civilization in the Terminal Classic Period occurred during an extended regional dry period, punctuated by more intense multiyear droughts centered at approximately 810, 860, and 910 A.D. These new data suggest that a century-scale decline in rainfall put a general strain on resources in the region, which was then exacerbated by abrupt drought events, contributing to the social stresses that led to the Maya demise.

  4. Ley de paternidad responsable y Registro Civil

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    Irene Montarano Lacayo

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Con la promulgación de la Ley de Paternidad Responsable en abril del 2001, los derechos de las madres de hijos extramatrimoniales y de los propios menores han cambiado en lo que a filiación se refiere. El artículo explica ampliamente el procedimiento administrativo que lleva el Registro Civil para la inscripción de nacimientos extramatrimoniales, desde la declaración de paternidad, citatorio, prueba de marcadores genéticos, hasta concluir con la declaración de la paternidad vía administrativa.

  5. [Work and alcoholism: study with civil servants].

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    Rossato, Verginia Medianeira Dallago; Kirchhof, Ana Lúcia Cardoso

    2004-01-01

    This investigation was carried out with civil servants, and it aimed at analyzing the influence of labor in the production/ reproduction and transformation of alcoholic behavior. Methodologically, this study is characterized as exploratory and qualitative. Data collection was done by means of documental analysis and participatory observation. Interviews were performed if needed to complement the information. The identification of nexuses of production and reproduction of alcoholic behavior in an institutional context provided proposals for changing it, as well as showed the need to carry out an integrated job among the services that provide care for alcoholics by seeking other investments for gradually changing this behavior.

  6. Popularizing dissent: A civil society perspective.

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    Motion, Judy; Leitch, Shirley; Weaver, C Kay

    2015-05-01

    This article theorizes civil society groups' attempts to popularize opposition to genetic modification in New Zealand as deliberative interventions that seek to open up public participation in science-society governance. In this case, the popularization strategies were designed to intensify concerns about social justice and democratic incursions, mobilize dissent and offer meaningful mechanisms for navigating and participating in public protest. Such civic popularization efforts, we argue, are more likely to succeed when popularity and politicization strategies are judiciously integrated to escalate controversy, re-negotiate power relations and provoke agency and action. © The Author(s) 2014.

  7. Arquitectura civil segoviana en el Plateresco

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    Rodríguez de Antonio, Francisco de Paula

    2015-01-01

    El tema de tesis es la arquitectura civil segoviana en el Plateresco. El trabajo se estructura en tres partes: una primera, el marco teórico, que, a su vez, se divide en tres capítulos, que se ocupan de aspectos urbanos, formales, tipológicos y constructivos. La segunda, que analiza y caracteriza los edificios platerescos, donde se estudian las viviendas individualmente y, una tercera, dedicada a la conservación patrimonial de los edificios. Como principal conclusión del trabajo, se constata ...

  8. Civil-Military Relations: A Selected Bibliography

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    2011-05-01

    Relations." Strategic Studies Quarterly 4, no. 4 (Winter 2010): 101-133. http://www.au.af.mil/au/ssq/2010/winter/donnithorne.pdf Fasana, Kenton G ...JZ5595 .I27 no.2) http://www.crisisgroup.org/~/media/Files/latin-america/colombia/prospects-for-peace- with-the-eln.ashx Manwaring, Max G ., ed...Crisis in Venezuelan Civil-Military Relations: From Punto Fijo to the Fifth Republic." Latin American Research Review 37, no. 1 (January 2002): 41-76

  9. Responsabilidade Civil decorrente do Abandono Afetivo

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    Welington Oliveira de Souza Costa

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo jurídico tem por finalidade demonstrar a aplicabilidade do instituto da responsabilidade civil decorrente do abandono afetivo aos genitores que negligenciem seu cuidado para com os filhos, indenizando-os em razão do dano decorrente. Para tanto, será demonstrada a possibilidade de associação do instituto da responsabilidade dentro do direito de família e os dispositivos aplicáveis, inclusive aqueles relativos à solução de conflitos de princípios, apontando, ainda, a jurisprudência correlata.

  10. CIVIL SOCIETY AS A RESOURSE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIA

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    Boris I. Makarenko

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The article is based on research on civil society in Russia conducted for the Committee of Civil Initiatives by the Centre of Political Technologies in June-July 2013. It compares the Western model of civil society with its understanding in non-Western nations. The author analyses historical evolution of the Russian society and provides assessment of its current standing. He concludes that non-governmental organisations and civil activities in Russia develop under conditions of low mutual trust among the population and between society and state. The lack of trust of governmental bodies to civil initiatives is clearly reflected in the latest legislation on “foreign agents”. The remaining unfavourable conditions are likely to continue to hinder progress of Russian civil society for the years to come. The foundation for the research created the data from surveys, in-depth interviews and group discussions.

  11. Gestão de requisitos na construção civil: um estudo de caso focado nos requisitos ambientais de um projeto urbanístico Requirements management in construction industry: a case study of environmental requirements in a condominium project

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    Camila Pegoraro

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    Full Text Available Este artigo apresenta diretrizes para realizar a gestão de requisitos durante o processo de projeto de ambientes construídos (PPAC. Uma versão preliminar das diretrizes foi desenvolvida a partir de uma revisão da literatura e um estudo exploratório. Tal versão foi parcialmente aplicada e refinada em um estudo de caso, no qual foram enfatizados os requisitos ambientais de um projeto urbanístico. A aplicação no estudo de caso exigiu o uso de múltiplas fontes de dados, tais como aproximadamente 12 horas de entrevistas, consulta a documentos (por exemplo, do licenciamento ambiental e observações de reuniões relacionadas ao PPAC. As diretrizes propostas têm uma visão holística da GR, contemplando todas as suas etapas ao longo do processo de projeto, e houve a disponibilização de mecanismos que permitem controlar inevitáveis mudanças nos requisitos. Os dados coletados também possibilitaram avaliar as diretrizes em termos de sua utilidade e facilidade de uso. Dentre os resultados do estudo de caso, ficou evidenciada contribuição das diretrizes na coleta, organização e visibilidade dos requisitos ambientais, o que beneficia a tomada de decisão.This article introduces guidelines for managing requirements during the building of the environment design process. A preliminary version of these guidelines was developed based on a literature review and an exploratory study. Such version was partially applied and enhanced in a case study of an urban project, where the environmental requirements were emphasized. Multiple sources of data were adopted in the case study, such as 12 hours of interviews, analysis of documents (e.g., environmental licenses and observation of meetings related to the design process. The proposed guidelines have a holistic view of requirements management and involve all its phases along the design process. In addition, techniques that allow the control of change were indicated. The data available were also useful

  12. Redes de inclusão e burocracias de exclusão: riscos e seguros de responsabilidade civil entre os mais pobres na África do Sul Inclusive networks and exclusive bureaucracies: risks and commercial insurance for the South African poor

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    Erik Bähre

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Nos últimos anos as grandes empresas da África do Sul têm vindo a criar uma variedade de apólices de seguro que visa abranger aqueles até então excluídos, na sua maioria não-brancos pobres e de classe média. Neste artigo analiso as definições de custos e riscos, bem como a tentativa de poupar custos contando com o capital social dos mais pobres. Esta análise trará uma nova dimensão aos já acesos debates em torno do risco, desigualdade e capital social. A pesquisa levada a cabo junto de clientes que habitam em townships da Cidade do Cabo, bem como de correctores de seguros, actuários e outros envolvidos no mundo dos seguros, demonstra de que forma os custos das apólices estão directamente relacionados com a grande variedade de riscos e adversidades a que os mais carenciados estão sujeitos. Demonstra ainda o modo como as seguradoras mobilizam o seu capital social para ganhar acesso a novos mercados - por vezes com consequências desastrosas - e têm, em simultâneo, uma complexidade burocrática que dificulta o recebimento das compensações por parte dos clientes. Este estudo sugere, contra-intuitivamente, que a rápida expansão do mercado dos seguros pode agravar os riscos a que os mais pobres estão expostos e aumentar as desigualdades.Recently, large-scale South African companies are establishing a myriad of policies that aim to incorporate the previously excluded, mostly non-White, poor and middle classes. Here I examine definitions of risks and costs, as well as the attempt to save costs by relying on social capital among the poor. This casts a new light on lively debates on risk, inequality, and social capital. Research among clients living in the townships of Cape Town, as well as among insurance brokers, actuaries, and others involved in the world of insurance, reveal how policy costs are directly related to the many risks and adversities that the poor are exposed to. It reveals how insurers mobilize social capital to

  13. Bureaucratic Dilemmas: Civil Servants between Political Responsiveness and Normative Constraints

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    Opstrup, Niels; Christensen, Jørgen Grønnegård

    2017-01-01

    by norms that define the correct behavior when the civil service provides ministers with political advice and assistance. Organizational factors strongly influence civil servants’ behavior when they have to balance responsiveness against constraints on their role as political advisers. Moreover, civil...... servants working closely with ministers pay more attention to legal constraints than their peers among agency officials and specialists. Agency officials and specialists are much more prone to prioritize professional standards. We argue that this pattern can be generalized West European systems....

  14. Civil Service Reform in The Philippines: Building Strong Governance

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    Prijono Tjiptoherijanto

    2012-01-01

    The connection between administrative reform and civil society, was an issue on the agenda of the New Public Management (NPM) in the 1960's and 1970's. While reinventing government movement has stimulated both interest in and criticism of the impact on civil society of public sector entrepreneurship. Modernizing the civil service starts by \\bringing the citizens in". Therefore, a strong and sincere leadership in government's bureaucracy is needed. In the other words, building a strong and dem...

  15. The Evolution and Challenges of the Danish Civil Service System

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    In this article a descriptive analysis of the evolution and current challenges of the Danish civil service system is given. The focus is on the state administration. Theories of path-dependency and the transnational diffusion of ideas inform the empirical analysis. The broad features of the long-term history of the Danish civil service system are analyzed. The basic characteristics of the current internal labor market of the civil service are analyzed as well as some recent changes in the sys...

  16. Rhetoric of civil conflict management: United Nations Security Council debates over the Syrian civil war

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    Juraj Medzihorsky

    2017-04-01

    Full Text Available This paper introduces a spatial model of civil conflict management rhetoric to explore how the emerging norm of responsibility to protect shapes major power rhetorical responses to civil war. Using framing theory, we argue that responsibility to protect functions like a prescriptive norm, such that representing a conflict as one of (1 human rights violations (problem definition, implies rhetorical support for (2 coercive outside intervention (solution identification. These dimensions reflect the problem-solution form of a prescriptive norm. Using dictionary scaling with a dynamic model, we analyze the positions of UN Security Council members in debates over the Syrian Civil War separately for each dimension. We find that the permanent members who emphasized human rights violations also used intervention rhetoric (UK, France, and the US, and those who did not used non-intervention rhetoric (Russia and China. We conclude that, while not a fully consolidated norm, responsibility to protect appears to have structured major power rhetorical responses to the Syrian Civil War.

  17. Civil Reserve Emergency Augmentation Telecommunications (CREAT) Proposal: Civil/Military Interoperability.

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    1986-04-01

    AD-A67 133 CIVIL RESERVE EMERGENCY AUGMENTATION TELECOMUNICATIONS V1 (CREAT) PROPOSAL: CIVILUMILITARY INTEROPERAIILITY(U) AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL...interest is best served by restricted competition between INTELSAT Corporation (a regulated monopoly ) and other satellite communication . companies. This

  18. The Case of Palestinian Civil Society in Israel: Islam, Civil Society, and Educational Activism

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    Agbaria, Ayman K.; Mustafa, Muhanad

    2014-01-01

    This article examines the educational activism of two Arab civil organizations in Israel: the Follow-Up Committee on Arab Education (FUCAE) and the Eqraa Association (Eqraa). On the one hand, it explores the possibilities and limitations of the involvement of the FUCAE in the state's Arab education system, as a secular organization that is heavily…

  19. The Civil Palaces in Gravina street, Alicante: building stones and salt weathering

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    Louis, M.

    2001-06-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents a study into the architecture and construction of the 18th Century Civil Palaces located in Gravina street (Provincial Museum of Fine Arts of Alicante, the building stones used and the mineral related decay processes that these materials have suffered. The original building stones and other stones used in subsequent restorations in these Civil Palaces are bioclastic limestones and/or calcarenites (San Julian Stone and Bateig Stone. Campello stone and other limestones are also present. Granular disintegration and alveolar weathering are the main forms of deterioration developed on the exterior of these Civil Palaces. These stone decay types are related to salt crystallisation, caused by sea spray salts and/or soil capillary waters. Halite is the most common salt found, probably due to the buildings' proximity to the coast. The halite is also present in indoor efflorescences. Gypsum is present in some efflorescences and ettringite on the inner face of the outdoor cladding stone. The cladding has been destroyed and replaced in the last restoration process.

    En este trabajo se realiza un estudio de la arquitectura, construcción y materiales utilizados en los Palacios Civiles del siglo XVIII, situados en la calle Gravina (actual sede del Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Alicante. Las rocas utilizadas en la construcción original así como las utilizadas en sustituciones posteriores en estos Palacios Civiles son calizas bioclásticas y/o calcarenitas (Piedra de San Julián y Piedra Bateig. También están presentes la Piedra de Campello y otras calizas. La disgregación granular y la erosión alveolar son las formas de alteración más abundantes en el exterior de estos Palacios Civiles. Estos tipos de alteración están relacionados con la cristalización de sales, procedentes del spray marino y/o de las aguas capilares del suelo. El NaCl es la sal más abundante debido a la proximidad de la costa. La

  20. Causation as an Element of Civil Structure of Damages

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    Full Text Available The article deals with the problem of causal nexus in the civil law. Based on analysis of respective regulations similar in their contents in both Russian and Belarusian civil law, the author comes to conclusion that casual nexus is both a condition of contractual liability and an element of civil structure of damages at the same time. Emphasizing the fact that neither legislation nor judicial enforcement require a researcher to make a strict separation between these aspects both in Belarus and Russia, the author argues that accentuation of one of the above aspects (namely, casual nexus as an element of civil structure of damages does have its own significance

  1. Differing perspectives on civil society and the state

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    Hulgård, Lars

    2015-01-01

    Role of the state is discussed with respect to the possibility of a vibrant civil society. The relation between civil society and the state is discussed in the social science tradition. A complex relation discourse is emphasised for the sake of introducing the space of an institutional-reciprocal......Role of the state is discussed with respect to the possibility of a vibrant civil society. The relation between civil society and the state is discussed in the social science tradition. A complex relation discourse is emphasised for the sake of introducing the space of an institutional...

  2. PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF ATTRACTION CAREER PROFESSIONAL CIVIL SERVICE

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    Full Text Available The aim of the article is improving the efficiency of personnel management of the federal government and regional authorities. In conducting this study, the main sources of raw data were the materials and documents graphical analysis, cross table, the automated processing of data using Excel VBA. This article revealed negative features of the life cycle of a career Russian civil servants; based on feedback analysis concluded that the weak differences in the profi les of ordinary skill competencies and management staff of the civil service. State civil service does not offer attractive career model for skilled workers. Models of career and payroll of civil servants are poorly developed.

  3. A santidade do contrato e das leis: considerações sobre a religião civil de Rousseau

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    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available No capítulo sobre a religião civil no Contrato social, Rousseau utiliza expressões como "santidade do contrato social e das leis", "profissão de fé puramente civil", e mesmo "religião civil" para fazer alusão à relação necessária, porém conflituosa, entre religião e política. Neste artigo, trata-se de discutir esse expediente retórico (que é similar à figura de linguagem denominada oxímoro de um ponto de vista mais geral, com base na exposição do procedimento discursivo do legislador do Contrato e de suas semelhanças com o procedimento discursivo do próprio Rousseau para conciliar exigências contraditórias da religião e da política no problema da instituição das leis no Estado.In the chapter about civil religion in the Social Contract, Rousseau uses expressions such as "sanctity of social contract and laws", "purely civil profession of faith", and even "civil religion" for alluding to the necessary, although conflicting, relation between Religion and Politics. This article aims at discussing this rhetoric device (that is similar to the figure of speech named oxymoron from a more general point of view, based on the exposition of Contract's legislator speech procedure and of the similarities with Rousseau's speech procedure to conciliate the contradictory exigencies of Religion and Politics in the problem of laws' institution in State.

  4. Nivel operacional de la sociedad civil

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    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Michael Walzer (2002 afirma que las organizaciones de la sociedad civil se generan en procesos de auto organización pero que existen algunas organizaciones con mayor capacidad que otras para organizarse y que también es necesario que el estado provea la asistencia que requiere la vida en asociación en donde primero que todo se debe proteger a los más débiles. En este artículo, desde una visión sistémica, se intenta reflexionar sobre las competencias requeridas para un efectivo proceso de auto-organización en la construcción de lo público. Se sostiene que esto hace necesario observar las estructuras que apoyan el aprendizaje y participación ciudadana.Michael Walzer (2002 claims that self-organization underpins the emergence of civil society organizations and that some of these organizations have more opportunities than others to be effective, suggesting that it is necessary for the State to support those associations that operate in weaker contexts. In this paper, from a systemic perspective, the author reflects upon the required competencies to enable effective self-organizing processes in the construction of the public sphere, in particular she advocates the need to observe the emerging organization structures supporting citizens' learning and participation.

  5. A Brief History of Mind and Civilization

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    Full Text Available The rational mind is the highest evolved status of human consciousness. The evolution of mind and civilization has proceeded hand in hand for millennia. The development of new capacities of mind made possible the development of tools, language, agriculture, permanent settlements, towns, cities, religion, trade, transportation, communication, government, law, money, literature and the arts, education, nation states, scientific and technological research. So too, each stage in the development of civilization has shaped the evolution of the human mind and its faculties and the way they are applied in life. The limits to our knowledge and accomplishment reflect limits to our rationality and the utilization of our mental potential. Our knowledge consists of fragmented, piecemeal, compartmentalized theories, when the reality we seek to understand is inclusive, complex and integrated. Our conceptions are based on mechanistic, static, inflexible equilibrium models, whereas the world we live in is alive, dynamic, organic, conscious, responsive, creative and continuously evolving. Our science assumes the poise of an impartial observer of objective reality, whereas all knowledge without exception is colored by the subjective perspective of the observer. Our science strives to be neutral and value-free, whereas the knowledge we need should help us realize universal values. We need to evolve ways of thinking that reunite the objective and subjective dimensions of reality and reflect the integrality, dynamism and vibrancy of evolutionary nature. That is the challenge and adventure before us.

  6. Information Practices in Contemporary Cosmopolitan Civil Society

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    Michael Olsson

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available What is the nature of information?  What is its role in Contemporary Cosmopolitan Civil Society? What is the basis for the widespread current belief that we live in an ‘information society’? The present article will examine these questions through an examination of the historical origins of established ‘scientized’ views of information in the philosophy of the Enlightenment. It describes how postmodern and poststructuralist critique of such positivist approaches led to profound paradigmatic and methodological shifts in the social and information studies fields in recent decades. It consider how the emergence of social constructivist approaches to information research drawing on discourse analysis, practice theory and ethnographic theories and methodologies has led to a have led researchers to a radically different understanding of central concepts such as: the influence of emergent information and communication technologies on contemporary society; the relationship between knowledge and power, the nature of expertise and authoritative information; a re-thinking of community and consensus; a re-interpretation of notions of space and place in information dissemination, sharing and use and a reconsideration of the role of the researcher. The article illustrates this changing research landscape through reference to the work of scholars in the Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre at the University of Technology, Sydney, published in the Centre’s journal.

  7. Evolution of civil aircraft industry development

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    Aram I. Afyan

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    Full Text Available Civil aircraft industry market is а complex multistage system of manufacturers and consumers, which affects countries all over the world. The globalization and world economic growth caused inevitable merger of national markets into one system where the key role belongs to few corporations. In the article the author analyze peculiarities of civil aircraft industry global market shaping. Main reasons of aircraft industry centers appearance are considered through socio political and economic development of the industry. Factors that caused national specialization of manufacturing countries are examined along with peculiarities of Boeing leadership. The main stages of the industry development are described starting from the beginning of the 20th century up to the present day. The author highlights specific characters of European manufacturers development and their merger into one multinational conglomerate. Besides, modern market status is examined through benchmark study of the main competitors. Main tendencies of the industry are segmentation and new aviation industry clusters appearance. Key actors of regional aviation are described, which are Embraer and Bombardier. Reasons of their appearance and development are analyzed. Main pretenders for the aviation industry global market entrance are outlined.

  8. IMPACTO DA CONSTRUÇÃO CIVIL NO PRODUTO INTERNO BRUTO BRASILEIRO

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    Janaildo Soares de Sousa

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available A falta de moradia sempre esteve presente na vida da grande maioria dos brasileiros. Com a finalidade de melhorar essa perspectiva, o governo brasileiro há anos vem atuando no setor habitacional mediante políticas habitacionais. Contudo, as ações realizadas durante todo esse tempo permaneceram insuficientes para mudar este panorama. Porém, recentemente, o Governo, por meio do Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento, inicia um programa habitacional em larga escala, denominado “Programa Minha Casa Minha Vida - PMCMV”. Esse Programa tem como finalidade proporcionar habitação às populações mais, bem como intensificar as atividades econômicas do setor da construção civil. Dessa forma, o presente trabalho tem como objetivo analisar o impacto da construção civil no Produto Interno Bruto – PIB antes e depois da crise econômica internacional de 2008/2009. Utilizou-se como instrumento metodológico estudos e pesquisas já realizadas sobre o tema na literatura, através de livros, monografias, dissertações, teses, revistas, artigos, além do uso de regressões econométricas. Os resultados indicam que os investimentos do PMCMV impactam positivamente o PIB brasileiro, o que resultou em uma medida para minimizar os efeitos da crise econômica internacional.

  9. State-Civil Society Partnership: issues for debate and new researches [Parceria entre o Estado e a Sociedade Civil: pontos para o debate e novas pesquisas

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    Mário Vasconcellos

    2011-12-01

    este conceito no contexto da governança. Buscamos mostrar que, em geral, o contexto histórico da parceria não tem sido incluído entre os fatores usados para explicar o seu uso no contexto da governança. Apontamos que, a despeito das análises sobre parceria que indicam que esta traz benefícios sociais, ainda existem lacunas no conhecimento que evidenciem que esta “tecnologia social” contribui efetivamente para empoderar as pessoas e os grupos sociais com menor poder de influência. A maior parte da literatura sugere que a parceria objetiva fortalecer a relação entre a população e o governo local e melhorar as possibilidades das pessoas e dos grupos sociais com menor poder de influência em participar na governança local. Entretanto, não encontramos na literatura sobre parceria evidências substantivas de que ela se direciona para modificar a estrutura de poder político. Finalmente, mostramos que não está claro se a interação entre as “pessoas comuns” e o estado, por via de um processo participativo, tem contribuído efetivamente para construir coesão social para diferentes grupos sociais. A principal contribuição do artigo é expandir o conhecimento dos fatores que influenciam (de forma positiva e negativa o processo de parceria entre o estado e a sociedade civil para o desenvolvimento local.

  10. El litisconsorcio en el proceso civil de conocimiento tras el nuevo código procesal civil boliviano

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    Marcos Francisco, Diana

    2017-01-01

    El presente trabajo tiene por objeto estudiar y analizar el fenómeno procesal del litisconsorcio en el proceso civil de cognición o conocimiento boliviano a la luz de sus normas reguladoras y, especialmente, a la luz del nuevo Código Procesal Civil, aprobado por la Ley núm. 439 de 19/11/2013. This article explains and analyses the main changes concerning the initial plurality of parties in civil proceedings introduced and established by the new Civil Procedure Code (Law number 439...

  11. A China na OMC: compromissos da adesão

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    Gonçalves, Arnaldo

    2008-01-01

    A China foi um dos países subscritores do Acordo Geral sobre Pautas Aduaneiras e Comércio [GATT] de 30 de Outubro de 1947 e é, neste particular, um dos co-fundadores do sistema do comércio mundial originário da Conferência de Bretton Woods. Na sequência da derrota na guerra civil, o governo nacionalista do Kuomintang, exilado em Taiwan, anunciaria que a China se retirava do sistema do GATT. Embora o governo comunista instalado em Pequim não reconhecesse esta decisão de retirada, nada fez para...

  12. Civil Society Organisations and Democratic Consolidation in Uganda1

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    sulaiman.adebowale

    2006-06-01

    Jun 1, 2006 ... consolidation in Uganda. It argues that civil society organisations (CSOs) play an .... come, in a phrase 'the only game in town,' behaviourally, attitudinally ... Civil society is a locus for recruiting new political leadership. Those who .... NGOs, in my opinion, are a mixed blessing whose main effect is to worsen.

  13. Civil Society and Islamism in Iraq | CRDI - Centre de recherches ...

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    A vibrant civil society sector in some Middle Eastern states has managed over the years to fill a role traditionally held by state institutions, that of providing social services such as health care, education and housing. Islamic civil society organizations have been especially successful in this role, and in doing so have acquired ...

  14. Civil Society and Democratic Governance in Ghana: Emerging ...

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    Though the essence of 'civil society' appeared in the writings of Rousseau, Ferguson, Tocqueville and Gramsci, the use of the term did not become prominent until the 18th century. Variously defined, the meaning, applicability and categorization of civil society are embedded in highly contextualized ideological debates of ...

  15. Public Education--America's Civil Religion: A Social History

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    Bankston, Carl L., III; Caldas, Stephen J.

    2009-01-01

    In this provocative volume, the authors argue that public education is a central part of American civil religion and, thus, gives us an unquestioning faith in the capacity of education to solve all of our social, economic, and political problems. The book traces the development of America's faith in public education from before the Civil War up to…

  16. 5 CFR 5.1 - Civil Service regulations.

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    2010-01-01

    ....1 Administrative Personnel OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT CIVIL SERVICE RULES REGULATIONS... Management, shall promulgate and enforce regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of the Civil... with the strict letter of the regulation, to grant a variation from the strict letter of the regulation...

  17. 78 FR 44535 - Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Meeting

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    2013-07-24

    ... States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and... International Trade Administration Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Meeting AGENCY: ITA, DOC..., U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington...

  18. 78 FR 69648 - Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Meeting

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    2013-11-20

    ... applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export... International Trade Administration Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Meeting AGENCY: ITA, DOC..., 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David Kincaid...

  19. 76 FR 2246 - Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

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    2011-01-13

    ... Assembly, and even support to law enforcement to help quell civil disobedience and restore public order... Constitution, applicable law, and National policy. This rule sets forth DoD policy guidance for the execution..., use the funding it would require and invest it in civil law enforcement and emergency services. The...

  20. Corrective justice as a principle of civil liability

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    Ampovska, Marija

    2015-01-01

    This paper is focused on the principle of corrective justice as one of the basic principles of civil liability in the context of the modern living and increasing risks. The question that is raised with this paper is the influence the modern living and increasing risks have on the established bases of civil liability and tort law in general.

  1. Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice: Submissions

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    Author Guidelines. AIMS AND SCOPE The Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice aims to publish original research papers of high standard, containing material of broad interest and of significant contribution to civil engineering, with emphasis being placed on material that is applicable to the solution of ...

  2. Evaluation of civil engineering training in respect to disaster ...

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    This paper focuses on the training aspect of civil engineers as one sector of professionals whose contribution is necessary in reducing disaster impact in society. The paper identifies areas, which need to be integrated in the current training of civil engineers to make them more effective in the use of engineering tools to ...

  3. Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice: Editorial Policies

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    Focus and Scope. The Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice aims to publish original research papers of high standard, containing material of significant contribution to civil engineering, with emphasis being placed on material that is applicable to the solution of practical problems.

  4. Sensitivity Analysis of Empirical Results on Civil War Onset

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    Hegre, Havard; Sambanis, Nicholas

    2006-01-01

    In the literature on civil war onset, several empirical results are not robust or replicable across studies. Studies use different definitions of civil war and analyze different time periods, so readers cannot easily determine if differences in empirical results are due to those factors or if most empirical results are just not robust. The authors…

  5. The Role of Education in Sudan's Civil War

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    Breidlid, Anders

    2013-01-01

    This article addresses the role that education plays in conflict, with specific reference to the civil war in Sudan. It analyses the ideological basis of the Sudanese government (GoS) during the civil war, with special reference to the role of religion and ethnicity. It shows how the primary education system was based on the Islamist ideology of…

  6. Using Ken Burns's "The Civil War" in the Classroom

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    Levin, Kevin M.

    2010-01-01

    When it aired in 1989, Ken Burns's epic documentary about America's Civil War garnered the largest audience in PBS history. Viewers who had little interest or knowledge of the Civil War were attracted to the powerful images and sounds as well as the narration by David McCullough and commentary by Shelby Foote--the combination of which served to…

  7. Learning about the Civil War through Soldiers' Letters

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    Hutchinson, Joseph

    2005-01-01

    This article describes how students in an American history class learned about the Civil War through soldiers' letters. Letters from the Civil War era come in a variety of styles and syntax. Some are easy to read while others are extremely difficult to transcribe. But every one of them speaks to the reader, revealing an unknown entity from another…

  8. 14 CFR 91.853 - Final compliance: Civil subsonic airplanes.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Final compliance: Civil subsonic airplanes... Noise Limits § 91.853 Final compliance: Civil subsonic airplanes. Except as provided in § 91.873, after... airplane subject to § 91.801(c) of this subpart, unless that airplane has been shown to comply with Stage 3...

  9. 14 CFR 91.821 - Civil supersonic airplanes: Noise limits.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil supersonic airplanes: Noise limits... Noise Limits § 91.821 Civil supersonic airplanes: Noise limits. Except for Concorde airplanes having... airplane that does not comply with Stage 2 noise limits of part 36 in effect on October 13, 1977, using...

  10. Between Civil Rights and Property Rights: Debating the Selective ...

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    What is framed as political contestation today is a culmination of abuses of human rights, including political, civil, social and economic rights. Using a historical analysis, this article points out that there has been selective amnesia in Zimbabwe's human rights discourse, and argues for the equal treatment of civil and political ...

  11. 77 FR 72915 - Civil Monetary Penalties; Adjustment for Inflation

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    2012-12-07

    ... Office of the Secretary 15 CFR Part 6 RIN 0605-AA31 Civil Monetary Penalties; Adjustment for Inflation... Commerce (the Department). The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the... penalties (CMP) for inflation no later than October 23, 1996, and requires agencies to make adjustments at...

  12. 78 FR 44419 - Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustments

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    2013-07-24

    ... Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustments AGENCY: Federal Election Commission. ACTION: Final rules. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended, the Federal Election Commission is adopting final rules to apply inflation adjustments to certain civil...

  13. 78 FR 63465 - Adjusting Civil Money Penalties for Inflation

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    2013-10-24

    ... CORPORATION Adjusting Civil Money Penalties for Inflation AGENCY: Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation... Act of 1971, as amended. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by... impose CMPs to regularly evaluate those CMPs and to adjust them periodically for inflation, so they...

  14. 8 CFR 1280.53 - Civil monetary penalties inflation adjustment.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 8 Aliens and Nationality 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Civil monetary penalties inflation... penalties inflation adjustment. (a) In general. In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101-410, 104 Stat. 890, as amended by the Debt...

  15. Brigadier General Jefferson C. Davis: Civil War General

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    Sones, Bruce

    2000-01-01

    .... Davis' life with special emphasis on his division's performance during the Civil War. The thesis will discuss Davis' quick rise through the military ranks, which led to his eventual assumption of a corps command by the end of the Civil War...

  16. M.Sc. in Civil and Structural Engineering

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    The catalogue contain a list of project ideas proposed by the scientific staff at the Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, and a number of companies. Most of the project ideas in this catalogue may form the basis for long and short candidate projects as well as regular 3rd semester...... projects at the M.Sc. programme in Civil and Structural Engineering....

  17. The colonial 'civilizing process' in Dutch Formosa 1624-1662

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    Chiu, Hsin-hui

    2007-01-01

    This is a study of the colonial ‘civilizing process’ in Dutch Formosa (Present-day Taiwan) between 1624 and 1662. Drawing inspiration from Norbert Elias, this study stresses on ‘the colonial “civilizing process” ’ which is applied to the inexorable process of retreat from the era of ‘Aboriginal

  18. 47 CFR 97.407 - Radio amateur civil emergency service.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 47 Telecommunication 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Radio amateur civil emergency service. 97.407... SERVICES AMATEUR RADIO SERVICE Providing Emergency Communications § 97.407 Radio amateur civil emergency... may be the control operator of an amateur station transmitting in RACES unless that person holds a FCC...

  19. EDITORIAL Depression among South Africa's civil servants: Is there ...

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    diagnosed with bipolar disorder stood at 5837, with those suffering from schizophrenia at 727.1 If this data is true, there are serious concerns on how we manage mental health in the civil service. Of more concern are civil servants with major depression and other mental health conditions who are managed outside. Gems ...

  20. Citizenship, Rights and the Problem of Internal Conflicts and Civil ...

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    The paper undertakes a re-interpretation of the problem of internal conflicts and civil wars in Africa, from the perspective of citizenship and rights. The central argument is that although the genealogy and dimensions of conflicts and civil wars in Africa are quite complex and varied, however, underlying most of those conflicts, ...

  1. 18 CFR 1312.15 - Assessment of civil penalties.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Assessment of civil penalties. 1312.15 Section 1312.15 Conservation of Power and Water Resources TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY PROTECTION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES: UNIFORM REGULATIONS § 1312.15 Assessment of civil penalties. (a) The...

  2. Globalization, Civil Society and State in Africa: A Retrospect ...

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    Hence, the work examines the responsibilities of the various segments of the civil society as categorical imperatives in moderating the consequences of a globalized world in post colonial Africa. The civil society framework is engaged in x-raying the phenomenon of globalization and the attendant consequences on both the ...

  3. Capitalizing on emergence: The 'new' civil security market in Europe

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    Hoijtink, M.

    2014-01-01

    In recent years, the European Union has supported the development of a new civil security market, capable of providing security technology for new and global security challenges. This article analyses the emerging growth market for civil security in relation to contemporary notions of potential

  4. Civil Religious Dynamics in José Craveirinha's Aesthetisised ...

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    This paper is about the way in which Craveirinha's aesthetic representation in Karingana-Ua-Karingana, Xigubo and Cela 1, helped gather a shared repertoire near the will (longings, desires, wishes) of many Mozambicans – the organic civil religion, into a coherent political project – the instrumental civil religion. That is ...

  5. Austerity’s Effect on English Civil Justice

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    J. Sorabji (John)

    2015-01-01

    textabstractThis article considers the effect of austerity-induced public spending cuts on the English civil justice system. In doing so it initially examines two fundamental changes engendered by the effect austerity has had on civil court fees and legal aid: first, a challenge to the traditional

  6. Civil society, democratic governance and development in Nigeria ...

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    It has been argued by scholars that no nation can fully achieve its development potentials without democratic governance as engendered and supported by vibrant civil society. In this regard, civil society (CS) is seen as the engine of democratic governance (DG) and development of nations. Utilizing secondary data, the ...

  7. The Alternative Genealogy of Civil Society and Its Implications for ...

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    Despite its ubiquity in popular and academic discourses, consensus about the epistemological status of the idea of civil society remains elusive. In Africa, the literature is circumscribed by doubts about, first, its applicability; and second, the usefulness of civil society in explicating social processes on the continent. This has ...

  8. Factors That Impact How Civil Society Intermediaries Perceive Evidence

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    Allen, William L.

    2017-01-01

    Civil society organisations increasingly mediate the creation and exchange of evidence in their activities with policy-makers and practitioners. This article extends knowledge on evidence in policy-making settings to civil society contexts. As an exploratory and qualitative study, it shows how nine UK-based organisations working on issues…

  9. Organized Civil Society, Participation and Citizenship in Europe

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    Boje, Thomas P.

    2015-01-01

    The growth in research on civil society, civic cultures and citizenship has been marked by considerable disagreements about how to define and articulate the concepts, and how to apply them. Several perspectives are at stake in current European research on the inter-relation between civil society,...

  10. New Civil Rights Act Coverages - Progress or Racism?

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    Martin, Galen

    1975-01-01

    The growing list of added coverages in state and local civil rights laws is diluting the fight against racial discrimination by weakening enforcement through loading civil rights agencies with many new areas of coverage which are diverting them from their original purpose of ending discrimination against racial and religious minorities. (EH)

  11. Analyse contextuelle de la societe civile au Togo | Amouzou ...

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    Confronted with the general dynamic of countries in transformation in the context of a multiform development, the civil society acquires a more and more increasing importance. Composed of associative, trade unions, religious and media entities, and also varied Non Governmental Organisations, the civil society constitutes ...

  12. Personnel Recruitment and Retention Strategies in Lagos State Civil ...

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    Lagos State Civil Service (LSCS) exists to implement policies of government. To realize this goal, personnel are needed, which are products of personnel recruitment and retention strategies (PR & RSs) of the civil service (CS). This study empirically examined personnel recruitment and retention strategies in LSCS.

  13. Institutions of Civil Society in Space of Democratic Politics

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    Zhuravleva, I. V.

    2015-01-01

    The article presents an analysis of a civil society organization depending on the democratization of the political system from three points of view: Liberal Democratic, Social Democratic and that generalizing the first and the second ones. Democracy is considered as a subordinate use; requirements for compliance of democracy in relation to civil society are identified and their relationship is defined.

  14. M.Sc. in Civil and Structural Engineering

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    The following pages contain a list of project ideas proposed by the scientific staff at the Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, and a number of companies. Most of the project ideas in this catalogue may form the basis for long and short master projects as well as regular 3rd...... semester projects at the M.Sc. programme in Civil and Structural Engineering....

  15. M.Sc. in Civil and Structural Engineering

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    Clausen, Johan

    The report contain a list of project ideas proposed by the scientific staff at the Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, and a number of companies. Most of the project ideas in this catalogue may form the basis for long and short candidate projects as well as regular 3rd semester...... projects at the M.Sc. programme in Civil and Structural Engineering....

  16. Structural and Topology Optimization of Complex Civil Engineering Structures

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    Hald, Frederik; Kirkegaard, Poul Henning; Andersen, Lars Vabbersgaard

    2013-01-01

    This paper shows the use of topology optimization for finding an optimized form for civil engineering structures. Today topology optimization and shape optimization have been integrated in several commercial finite element codes. Here, the topology of two complex civil engineering structures...

  17. Simple, Complex, Innovative : Design Education at Civil Engineering

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    Van Nederveen, G.A.; Soons, F.A.M.; Suddle, S.I.; De Ridder, H.

    2011-01-01

    In faculties such as Civil Engineering, design is a not a core activity. Core activities at Civil Engineering are structural engineering, structural analysis, mechanics, fluid dynamics, etc. Design education has a relatively small share in the curriculum, compared to faculties such as Industrial

  18. M.Sc. in Civil and Structural Engineering

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    This catalogue contains a list of project ideas proposed by the scientific staff at the Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, and a number of companies. Most of the project ideas in this catalogue may form the basis for long and short candidate projects as well as regular 3rd...... semester projects at the M.Sc. programme in Civil and Structural Engineering....

  19. Planning and Evaluation by Canadian Civil Society Organizations ...

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    Planning and Evaluation by Canadian Civil Society Organizations : Bridging Gaps between Methodologies. In the current global context, Canadian civil society organizations (CSOs) are finding it increasingly difficult to assess their efficiency and effectiveness, and report to external stakeholders, both donor agencies and ...

  20. Esquemas de derecho procesal civil. Bloque 2. Sujetos

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    Pérez Daudí, Vicente

    2014-01-01

    Inclou: I. El órgano jurisdiccional. Tema 6: Límites de la jurisdicción civil. Tema 7: La competencia objetiva y funcional. Tema 8: La competencia territorial. II. Las partes. Tema 9: La condición de parte y el proceso civil con par... Tema 10: Pluralidad de partes. Los terceros.

  1. Civil society conception of Jurgen Habermas: pro et contra

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    O. V. Kulieshov

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available The subject of this article analysis is the concept of civil society which belong to the modern German social philosopher Jurgen Habermas. The advantages and contradictions of the concept, as well as the opportunity and limits of its application in the context of the definition of civil society essence and its place in political life are marked out in the article. As the positive features of the concept its communicative orientation, implementation of the life world idea, understanding of civil society as political system periphery which provides the basis for its legitimacy, its values and norms are noted. Civil society is the sphere of an articulation of values preferences by the citizens, as well as their search for the common values and therefore is a part of the social life, equivalent with political system. At the same time, the concept, which is analyzed in the article, reveals the contradiction between normative and empirical aspects of civil society. This contradiction limits efficiency of precise assessment of the civil society place in political life. The tendency to understand the civil society as a political phenomenon only is the reason of such contradiction. The conclusion is drawn as for the necessity to take into account the relation between the real state and normative components of civil society, to estimate prospect of its development by the definition of its ideal condition.

  2. Holistic Development: Muslim Women's Civil Society Groups in ...

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    Finally, civil society needs to be redefined and contextualized using the perspectives of citizens at the grassroots level to produce holistic policy recommendations for all three tiers of governance (domestic, sub-regional and regional). Keywords: African women, muslim women, civil society, economic development, ...

  3. When to Shut Students Up: Civility, Silencing, and Free Speech

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    Callan, Eamonn

    2011-01-01

    Teachers sometimes shut students up for the sake of civility. My question is whether silencing for the sake of civility can be morally justified when a student derogates fellow students as members of some widely stigmatized group, and the offending speech is not for any further reason to be deplored, for example, as a personally targeted insult.…

  4. Children In Civil Crisis: The Jos Experience | Uba | Nigerian Journal ...

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    OBJECTIVE: This article examines the effects of the September 2001 and May 2002 civil crises in Jos, Nigeria, on children and their health in order to make recommendations. METHODS: Between 7th and 12th September 2001, and on 2nd May 2002, Jos town and its environs experienced intense civil crises that were ...

  5. Die Civil Union Act, Draft Domestic Partnership Bill en moontlike ...

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    Civil Union Act, Draft Domestic Partnership Bill and possible deregulation of marriage: The Civil Union Act 17/2006 is compared to the Marriage Act 25/1961 to determine whether similar life partnerships should be regulated by more than one act. Thereafter the Draft Domestic Partnership Bill is investigated to determine the ...

  6. U.S. Civil Air Show Crashes, 1993 to 2013

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    Ballard, Sarah-Blythe; Osorio, Victor B.

    2016-01-01

    This study provides new public health data about U.S. civil air shows. Risk factors for fatalities in civil air show crashes were analyzed. The value of the FIA score in predicting fatal outcomes was evaluated. With the use of the FAA’s General Aviation and Air Taxi Survey and the National Transportation Safety Board’s data, the incidence of civil air show crashes from 1993 to 2013 was calculated. Fatality risk factors for crashes were analyzed by means of regression methods. The FIA index was validated to predict fatal outcomes by using the factors of fire, instrument conditions, and away-from-airport location, and was evaluated through receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves. The civil air show crash rate was 31 crashes per 1,000 civil air events. Of the 174 civil air show crashes that occurred during the study period, 91 (52%) involved at least one fatality; on average, 1.1 people died per fatal crash. Fatalities were associated with four major risk factors: fire [adjusted odds ratio (AOR) = 7.1, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 2.4 to 20.6, P score’s ROC curve was 0.71 (95% CI = 0.64 to 0.78). Civil air show crashes were marked by a high risk of fatal outcomes to pilots in aerobatic performances but rare mass casualties. The FIA score was not a valid measurement of fatal risk in civil air show crashes. PMID:27773963

  7. Education of Gifted Students: A Civil Rights Issue?

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    Gallagher, James J.

    2015-01-01

    In this article, James J. Gallagher explains, in the context of education, that "civil rights" means the guarantee of equal opportunity and justice for all and the actions taken against those barriers that stand in the way of such equality. How does the issue of civil rights bear on an area of special education such as the education of…

  8. Civil-Military Integration: The Politics of Outsourcing National Security

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    Lavallee, Tara M.

    2010-01-01

    The post 9/11 environment has been characterized by domestic policy actors being incorporated into a globalizing defense industrial sector through the concept of civil-military integration. From administration to administration, the push for increased civil-military integration has spread beyond its original boundaries and has reached the…

  9. 12 CFR 622.60 - Payment of civil money penalty.

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    2010-01-01

    ... Credit Administration.” Upon collection, the FCA will forward payment for penalties described in § 622.52... 622.60 Banks and Banking FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION FARM CREDIT SYSTEM RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Rules and Procedures for Assessment and Collection of Civil Money Penalties § 622.60 Payment of civil...

  10. Salazar et la guerre civile espagnole

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    Gonçalves Cécile

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available The Spanish Question determined the foreign policy of Salazar’s regime between February 1936 and March 1939. Because of ideological affinity and fear of red contamination, Salazar decides to bring his support to the Franco’s Spain during the Civil War. However, the luso-british alliance, the leader of the Estado Novo knew indispensable to the preservation of the Portuguese colonial empire against the aggressive expansionism of the axis, did not go ahead hinder efforts the Estado Novo in Spain to promote the establishment of an authoritarian and nationalistic like hers and who no longer represent a threat to its survival. 20 000 Portuguese officially volunteers, the Viriatos, would fight alongside Franco against the Republic. After the victory of nationalist forces against loyal forces to the Republic, Salazar exclaimed from São Bento: « We won! ».

  11. Applied statistics for civil and environmental engineers

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    Kottegoda, N T

    2009-01-01

    Civil and environmental engineers need an understanding of mathematical statistics and probability theory to deal with the variability that affects engineers'' structures, soil pressures, river flows and the like. Students, too, need to get to grips with these rather difficult concepts.This book, written by engineers for engineers, tackles the subject in a clear, up-to-date manner using a process-orientated approach. It introduces the subjects of mathematical statistics and probability theory, and then addresses model estimation and testing, regression and multivariate methods, analysis of extreme events, simulation techniques, risk and reliability, and economic decision making.325 examples and case studies from European and American practice are included and each chapter features realistic problems to be solved.For the second edition new sections have been added on Monte Carlo Markov chain modeling with details of practical Gibbs sampling, sensitivity analysis and aleatory and epistemic uncertainties, and co...

  12. Characteristics of civil aviation atmospheric hazards

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    Marshall, Robert E.; Montoya, J.; Richards, Mark A.; Galliano, J.

    1994-01-01

    Clear air turbulence, wake vortices, dry hail, and volcanic ash are hazards to civil aviation that have not been brought to the forefront of public attention by a catastrophic accident. However, these four hazards are responsible for major and minor injuries, emotional trauma, significant aircraft damage, and in route and terminal area inefficiency. Most injuries occur during clear air turbulence. There is significant aircraft damage for any volcanic ash encounter. Rolls induced by wake vortices occur near the ground. Dry hail often appears as an area of weak echo on the weather radar. This paper will present the meteorological, electromagnetic, and spatiotemporal characteristics of each hazard. A description of a typical aircraft encounter with each hazard will be given. Analyzed microwave and millimeter wave sensor systems to detect each hazard will be presented.

  13. Metaheuristics and optimization in civil engineering

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    Bekdaş, Gebrail; Nigdeli, Sinan

    2016-01-01

    This timely book deals with a current topic, i.e. the applications of metaheuristic algorithms, with a primary focus on optimization problems in civil engineering. The first chapter offers a concise overview of different kinds of metaheuristic algorithms, explaining their advantages in solving complex engineering problems that cannot be effectively tackled by traditional methods, and citing the most important works for further reading. The remaining chapters report on advanced studies on the applications of certain metaheuristic algorithms to specific engineering problems. Genetic algorithm, bat algorithm, cuckoo search, harmony search and simulated annealing are just some of the methods presented and discussed step by step in real-application contexts, in which they are often used in combination with each other. Thanks to its synthetic yet meticulous and practice-oriented approach, the book is a perfect guide for graduate students, researchers and professionals willing to applying metaheuristic algorithms in...

  14. Civil engineering applications of ground penetrating radar

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    Pajewski, Lara

    2015-01-01

    This book, based on Transport and Urban Development COST Action TU1208, presents the most advanced applications of ground penetrating radar (GPR) in a civil engineering context, with documentation of instrumentation, methods, and results. It explains clearly how GPR can be employed for the surveying of critical transport infrastructure, such as roads, pavements, bridges, and tunnels, and for the sensing and mapping of underground utilities and voids. Detailed attention is also devoted to use of GPR in the inspection of geological structures and of construction materials and structures, including reinforced concrete, steel reinforcing bars, and pre/post-tensioned stressing ducts. Advanced methods for solution of electromagnetic scattering problems and new data processing techniques are also presented. Readers will come to appreciate that GPR is a safe, advanced, nondestructive, and noninvasive imaging technique that can be effectively used for the inspection of composite structures and the performance of diagn...

  15. A civil complement to GPS and Glonass

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    Rosetti, C.

    1989-10-01

    The difficulties faced by civilian users of the Navstar GPS and the Glonass military satellite navigation systems are discussed, and the solutions being studied in the ESA Navsat program are described. The problems addressed are the incompatibility of GPS and Glonass signal formats, the intentional degradation of GPS accuracy under the Selective Availability policy, and the lack of notification of satellite malfunction in either system. Navsat goals include quasi-real-time integrity monitoring and warning for GPS and Glonass, a signal bridge between GPS and Glonass, and a low-cost 'core' civil satellite system in GEO, under control of an international organization and capable of expansion to global coverage if needed. The GPS and Glonass signal structures are shown in diagrams and characterized in detail, and a procedure for time transfer between the two is outlined. The components of a lightweight Navsat transponder to be added to future communication satellite payloads are listed in tables.

  16. Consolidation on civil engineering and technical infrastructure

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    Alves, P; Pepinster, P; van Baaren, W; CERN. Geneva. ST Division

    2003-01-01

    The use and age of the civil engineering structure (office buildings, halls, tunnels) and of tertiary technical equipment (mainly HVAC and electricity) at CERN is such that their renovation must be considered in the near future. Due to the large number of buildings and equipment in these conditions, and the restricted budget available it is extremely important to define priorities. The aim of this paper is to give an overview of the current conditions and the related problems, based on data analysis of CERN database and confronting it with the inventory made at CERN by an external company. After having identified the most frequent problems and repairs to carry out, a planning for intervention is therefore presented optimizing the safety aspects, maintenance costs and comfort for the users. The timescale of this intervention is related to the money that will be available in the coming years.

  17. Connectiveness and civility in online learning.

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    Rieck, Susan; Crouch, Laura

    2007-11-01

    As the classroom shifts from teacher-centered to learner-centered and from face-to-face to online, nursing faculty members are challenged to promote a sense of connectiveness and social interaction. Making connectiveness more elusive is the perception of rude, impolite, or unkind communication. The purpose of this descriptive-exploratory study was to examine perceptions of connectiveness and civility in online nursing courses. Ninety-six students in four nursing programs participated in the study. Strategies that promote connectiveness with peers are in-person activities whenever possible and discussion assignments that include social activities. Timely feedback when responding to questions and prompt grading are important for student-to-instructor connectiveness. Thirty-five percent of the students encountered rude or unkind communication with peers, and 60% reported incivility from instructors. Their suggestions for effective handling of rude communication included addressing the behavior privately, giving guidance about netiquette, and defining what constitutes rude behavior.

  18. Structural Control Systems Implemented in Civil Engineering

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    Cristian Pastia

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Over the past three decades, a great interest has been generated by the use of protection systems to mitigate the effects of dynamic environmental hazards on civil engineering structures, such as earthquakes and strong wind. These control systems develop controllable forces to add or dissipate energy in a structure, or both, due to specific devices integrated with sensors, controllers and real – time process to operate. The paper includes the advantages of these technologies consisting of the following sections: 1 represents an introduction, 2 deals with passive control system, 3 regards some control techniques, 4 concerns hybrid control techniques, 5 contains semi – active control techniques, and 6 is dedicated to general conclusions.

  19. Vibrational Based Inspection of Civil Engineering Structures

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    Rytter, Anders

    and Structural Engineering at the University of Aalborg since the beginning of 1992. Both projects have been supported by the Danish Technical Research Council. Further, the first mentioned project was supported by the Danish Energy Agency. Their financial support is gratefully acknowledged.......The thesis has been written in relation to two different research projects. Firstly, an offshore test programme, Integrated Experimental/Numerical Analysis of the Dynamic behavior of offshore structures, which was performed at the department of Building Technology and Structural Engineering...... at the University of Aalborg from 1988 to 1991. Secondly, a research project, In-Field Vibration Based Inspection of Civil Engineering Structures, which has been performed as a pilot project by the Consulting Engineers Rambøll, Hannemann and Højlund in cooperation with the department of Building Technology...

  20. Human Resources Management within Civil Service

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    Victor Teodor Alistar

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The main objective of this article is to examine the notion of management, as an area of study which analyses, regulates and renders the theoretical and technical support in order to provide rationality within the processes that unfold in the civil service. In order to accomplish this task, human resources management will be analyzed as a process which relies in exerting four main functions: ensuring, developing, motivating and maintaining the human resources, which are conditioned by external factors that must be taken into consideration, such as: legislative framework, labor force, unions, cultural context (here one includes management practices and philosophy, and economic circumstances. All these factors are considered to have a significant impact on the management of human resources.