The English Riots of 2011

Titre : The English Riots of 2011
Auteur : Daniel Briggs
Éditeur : Waterside Press
ISBN-13 : 9781908162212
Libération : 2012-09-10

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"From Facebook, Twitter, BlackBerry and gossip to hard facts, research and empirical investigation, this outstanding collection looks at the nature and causes of the English Riots of 2011 one year after they occurred. Though worrying in their nature, speed and scale, the book points out that rioting is nothing new - even if technological advances have altered their ‘organization’, the way in which the police respond and the incessant nature of media coverage. From ‘moral panics’ to ‘broken Britain’ and anxieties about youth crime, the book looks at various flashpoints of the riots such as the killing of Mark Duggan by police marksmen, the widespread looting, the political and criminal justice responses and a growing discontent about the current neoliberal order. The book rejects Coalition Prime Minister David Cameron’s much-publicized assertion that these events were ‘criminality, pure and simple’, just as it counters attempts to lay blame on sections of the community or ‘outsiders’. Looking at phenomena such as ‘shopping for free’ and the idea that the lawlessness represented some kind of instant carnival, it concentrates on how order was restored and individuals fast-tracked via police cells and courts into harsh sentences as well as issues of marginality, hopelessness, political and economic corruption and media distortions. Wide-ranging and expert in its analysis, it also considers the modern-day global context for riots as well as comparing Brixton 1981 and other iconic events of the past. Further highlights include: the role of new social media in terms of recruitment, resistance, and surveillance; the role of the urban street gang; gender, racialization, resentment, post-riot rhetoric and the profiling the 2011 rioters. It looks at how the riots spread to other cities in the 1st including Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham - as well as examining events and attitudes in places such as Spain, Greece, and those of the Arab Spring. Asks Who, When and Why? Includes first-hand accounts from 2011 rioters, victims and the public Applies historical, cultural, structural and social perspectives to the English Riots of 2011 Considers the aftermath of the riots and the wider picture of global social unrest Dr Daniel Briggs is a Reader in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of East London who also works with the most vulnerable people to the most dangerous and the most misunderstood. His work has taken him into prisons, crack houses, mental health institutions, asylum institutions, hostels, care homes, hospices and places for the homeless. He is the author of Crack Cocaine Users: High Society and Low Life in South London (Routledge, 2011). In this book he is assisted by contributions from some 20 leading commentators: Stephanie Alice Baker, Tim Bateman, Steve Briggs, Joel Busher, Celia Díaz-Catalán, Rebecca Clarke, Aisha K. Gill, Steve Hall, Simon Harding, Vicky Heap, Steven Hirschler, Liz Kelly, Axel Klein, Lorenzo Navarréte-Moreno, Geoffrey Pearson, Hannah Smithson, John Strawson, Sheldon Thomas, Simon Winlow and Ricardo Zúñiga."

Discovering Computers 2011 Brief

Titre : Discovering Computers 2011 Brief
Auteur : Gary Shelly
Éditeur : Cengage Learning
ISBN-13 : 9781439079423
Libération : 2010-02-24

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DISCOVERING COMPUTERS 2011: BRIEF, provides students with a current and thorough introduction to computers by integrating the use of technology with the printed text. This Shelly Cashman Series text offers a dynamic and engaging solution to successfully teach students the most important computer concepts in today’s digital world through exciting new exercises that focus on problem solving and critical thinking, along with online reinforcement tools on the unparalleled Online Companion. Updated for currency, students will learn the latest trends in technology and computer concepts and how these topics are integrated into their daily lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

2011 the FBI Story

Titre : 2011 the FBI Story
Auteur : Federal Bureau of Investigation (U.S.)
Éditeur : Government Printing Office
ISBN-13 : 0160915538
Libération :

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2011 Photographer s Market

Titre : 2011 Photographer s Market
Auteur : Mary Burzlaff Bostic
Éditeur : Writer's Digest Books
ISBN-13 : 9781599632599
Libération : 2010-10-22

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ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO FIND BUYERS FOR YOUR PHOTOS For more than three decades, photographers have trusted Photographer's Market. This must-have resource offers all the markets that are right for you: magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, stock agencies, advertising firms, contests, and more. In addition to more than 1,000 markets for your work, the 2011 Photographer's Market includes: Up-to-date information on how to start and run a photography business, including how to find clients, who to contact to submit your photos, what types of photos they need, and how to submit both digital and film images Special features on finding your niche, taking advantage of local publishing opportunities, and networking with other photographers Inspiring and informative interviews with successful pros including commercial/fine art photographer Robb Siverson, animal lifestyle photographer Suzanne Bird, and "StoryPortrait" photographer Genevieve Russell Markets for fine art photographers, including hundreds of galleries and art fairs, as well as tips for maximizing art fair success

Guns Illustrated 2011

Titre : Guns Illustrated 2011
Auteur : Dan Shideler
Éditeur : Gun Digest Books
ISBN-13 : 9781440216251
Libération : 2010-08-20

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YOUR GO-TO GUIDE FOR GUNS, AMMO & GEAR Get the complete low-down on what's new in the shooting industry with Guns Illustrated 2011. Stuffed with photos and behind-the-scenes peeks at today's hottest guns and gear, Guns Illustrated 2011 is an economical guide to the latest and greatest guns, shooting supplies and accessories. Before you spend another dollar on guns or gear, arm yourself with the facts-with Guns Illustrated 2011! IT'S ALL HERE! Reports from the Field Handguns Rifles Shotguns Ammo Reloading Supplies Optics Airguns Black Powder Informative Articles on Special-Interest Guns Ballistics Tables Manufacturers Directory And more!

Robot Motion and Control 2011

Titre : Robot Motion and Control 2011
Auteur : Krzysztof Kozlowski
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 9781447123422
Libération : 2011-12-07

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Robot Motion Control 2011 presents very recent results in robot motion and control. Forty short papers have been chosen from those presented at the sixth International Workshop on Robot Motion and Control held in Poland in June 2011. The authors of these papers have been carefully selected and represent leading institutions in this field. The following recent developments are discussed: Design of trajectory planning schemes for holonomic and nonholonomic systems with optimization of energy, torque limitations and other factors. New control algorithms for industrial robots, nonholonomic systems and legged robots. Different applications of robotic systems in industry and everyday life, like medicine, education, entertainment and others. Multiagent systems consisting of mobile and flying robots with their applications The book is suitable for graduate students of automation and robotics, informatics and management, mechatronics, electronics and production engineering systems as well as scientists and researchers working in these fields.

Living with the Dead

Titre : Living with the Dead
Auteur : James L. Fitzsimmons
Éditeur : University of Arizona Press
ISBN-13 : 0816529760
Libération : 2011

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Scholars have recently achieved new insights into the many ways in which the dead and the living interacted from the Late Preclassic to the Conquest in Mesoamerica. The eight essays in this useful volume were written by well-known scholars who offer cross-disciplinary and synergistic insights into the varied articulations between the dead and those who survived them. From physically opening the tomb of their ancestors and carrying out ancestral heirlooms to periodic feasts, sacrifices, and other lavish ceremonies, heirs revisited death on a regular basis. The activities attributable to the dead, moreover, range from passively defining territorial boundaries to more active exploits, such as ÒdancingÓ at weddings and ÒwitnessingÓ royal accessions. The dead wereÑand continued to beÑa vital part of everyday life in Mesoamerican cultures. This book results from a symposium organized by the editors for an annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. The contributors employ historical sources, comparative art history, anthropology, and sociology, as well as archaeology and anthropology, to uncover surprising commonalities across cultures, including the manner in which the dead were politicized, the perceptions of reciprocity between the dead and the living, and the ways that the dead were used by the living to create, define, and renew social as well as family ties. In exploring larger issues of a Ògood deathÓ and the transition from death to ancestry, the contributors demonstrate that across Mesoamerica death was almost never accompanied by the extinction of a persona; it was more often the beginning of a social process than a conclusion.

The Best American Comics 2011

Titre : The Best American Comics 2011
Auteur : Alison Bechdel
Éditeur : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN-13 : 9780547333625
Libération : 2011

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Features excerpts from graphic novels, newspapers, webcomics, and other sources and features work by up-and-coming contributors as well as such established artists as Joe Sacco, Jeff Smith, and Dash Shaw.

How to Cheat in 3ds Max 2011

Titre : How to Cheat in 3ds Max 2011
Auteur : Michele Bousquet
Éditeur : Taylor & Francis
ISBN-13 : 9781136130533
Libération : 2012-11-12

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**How to Cheat in 3ds Max - updated for latest rev of Max** Need to get results with 3ds max fast? Why take months to learn every button in 3ds max when you can create great visuals with just a few key tools? Learn to create quick yet stunning special effects, and animated characters with the fastest techniques possible. Need convincing grass, trees, water, shadows? You can use the memory-hogging methods that choke your display and take forever to render, or you can get it done bing-bang with this book. When you need an animated character you can spend days fiddling with polygons, or you can use this book to put it together in minutes and get the entire project done in a day. How to Cheat in 3ds max includes a host of time-saving techniques as well as little-known tools that will make you look like an expert in no time flat. This book is for busy professionals who need to get it done right, but also need it done fast. This rev of the book will have higher-end cheats (for Intermediate users) and ALL NEW or UPDATED content on: new modelling and material tools, mental ray, special effects, particle systems, and scripting. The web site offers scene files and bitmaps used to illustrate the cheats, also music files, organizational samples, and instructional Camtasia movies of Michele where Michele showing some of the trickier techniques.

Introduction to Physical Anthropology 2011 2012 Edition

Titre : Introduction to Physical Anthropology 2011 2012 Edition
Auteur : Robert Jurmain
Éditeur : Cengage Learning
ISBN-13 : 9781111297930
Libération : 2011-02-17

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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2011-2012 continues to present the most up-to-date and balanced, comprehensive introduction to the field, combining an engaging writing style and compelling visual content to bring the study of physical anthropology to life for today’s students. With a focus on the big picture of human evolution, the text helps students master the basic principles of the subject and arrive at an understanding of the human species and its place in the biological world. This book continues to keep pace with changes in the field by including thorough coverage of cutting-edge advances in molecular biology and genomics, primatology, key fossil discoveries, and modern human biology. A new Conclusion: Why it Matters, drives home the importance of understanding human evolution and the incredible impact our species has had, and will continue to have, on the environment and all life forms on this planet. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.