ODA Occasional Papers: United Nations Seminar on by United Nations

By United Nations

ODA Occasional Papers is a chain of advert hoc courses proposing, in edited shape, a number of the papers or statements made at foreign conferences, symposia, seminars or workshops prepared by way of the place of work for Disarmament Affairs or its nearby centres. The UN Seminar on enforcing the UNSC solution 1540 (2004) in Africa used to be geared toward elevating wisdom in regards to the tasks and requisites of the solution and at expanding and facilitating cooperation and suggestions in imposing it on the nationwide and local degrees.

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Security and Bilateral Issues between Iran and its Arab by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Neil Quilliam, Gawdat Bahgat

By Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Neil Quilliam, Gawdat Bahgat

This booklet offers an in depth research of the complex relatives among Iran and its Arab neighbours. Arab perceptions of Iran, its local rules and function within the Arab area, have by no means been extra complex than this day. How is one to make experience of the more and more advanced and now and then annoying courting among Iran and its Arab neighbours? Given the strategic value of this sub-region and the significance of family among its states to foreign safeguard, this edited quantity systematically debts for every Arab neighbour’s notion, rules and technique in the direction of the Islamic republic, for the 1st time offering a transparent and special comparative research of those relationships. This ebook, bringing jointly a bunch of major students of the sector, not just presents a transparent lens for the coverage neighborhood during which to gauge the motives of swap and the explanations for continuity in family, but additionally bargains a useful software for students of the broader zone and the transforming into neighborhood of researchers targeting this sub-region.

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Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche by Bill Plotkin

By Bill Plotkin

Our human psyches own surprising assets that wait inside of us, yet we would no longer even recognize they exist until eventually we find the right way to entry them and domesticate their powers, their untapped potentials and depths. Wild Mind identifies those assets — which invoice Plotkin calls the 4 points of the Self, or the 4 dimensions of our innate human wholeness — and in addition the 4 units of fragmented or wounded subpersonalities that shape in the course of formative years.

Rather than offering how one can cast off our subpersonalities (which isn't attainable) or to overcome them into submission, Plotkin describes find out how to domesticate the 4 aspects of the Self and observe the presents of our subpersonalities. the most important to reclaiming our unique wholeness isn't really only to suppress mental signs, get over addictions and trauma, or deal with pressure yet relatively to completely embrace our multifaceted wild minds, dedicate ourselves to the biggest, soul-infused tale we’re in a position to residing, and serve the higher Earth group.

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Lawn People: How Grasses, Weeds, and Chemicals Make Us Who by Paul Robbins

By Paul Robbins

For a few humans, their garden is a resource of satisfaction, and for others, taking good care of their garden is a chore. but for increasingly more humans, turf care is a explanation for ecological anxiousness. In Lawn People, writer Paul Robbins, asks, "How did the wishes of the grass turn out to be my own?" In his target to get a clearer photo of why humans and grasses do what they do, Robbins interviews owners approximately their lawns, and makes use of nationwide surveys, research from aerial images, and monetary facts to be certain what humans feel about-and how they treat-their lawns.
Lawn People locations the garden in its ecological, financial, and social context. Robbins considers the eye we pay our turfgrass-the chemical substances we use to develop lawns, the dangers of turf care to our city ecology, and its power impression on water caliber and loved ones wellbeing and fitness. He additionally exhibits how the ecology of towns creates convinced different types of electorate, deftly contrasting man's regulate of the garden with the lawn's keep watch over of guy.
Lawn People offers an interesting exam of nature's impact on panorama administration and at the surroundings.

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Writers and Rulers: Perspectives on Their Relationship from by Beatrice Gruendler, Louise Marlow

By Beatrice Gruendler, Louise Marlow

English precis: 9 essays discover the ways that person Arabic and Persian authors among the 9th and 17th centuries (with examples drawn from the Abbasid to the Safavid dynasties) selected rulers and different political leaders as recipients for his or her writings, and instrumentalized or re-created literary traditions which will determine an expert for themselves, fulfill their very own stipulations and aspirations, and meet the calls for in their addressees. German description: Neun Essays uber individuelle arabische und persische Autoren innerhalb des nine. bis 17. Jahrhunderts (Abbasidische bis Safavidische Dynastie) an Herrscher oder fuhrende Personlichkeiten gerichtet untersuchen, wie eben diese Autoren Literaturtradition instrumentalisierten oder rekreierten um sich selbst Autoritat zu verschaffen, eigene Bedingungen und Bestrebungen zu erfullen sowie dem Empfanger zu genugen.

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The principles of Sufism by Homerin, Th. Emil; Bāʻūnīyah, ʻĀʼishah bint Yūsuf

By Homerin, Th. Emil; Bāʻūnīyah, ʻĀʼishah bint Yūsuf

?A?ishah al-Ba?uniyyah (d. 923 H/1517 advert) of Damascus was once one of many nice ladies students in Islamic historical past. A mystic and prolific poet and author, ?A?ishah composed extra works in Arabic than the other girl prior to the 20 th century. but regardless of her awesome literary and spiritual achievements, ?A?ishah al-Ba?uniyyah is still principally unknown. For the 1st time her key paintings, The ideas of Sufism, comes in English translation.
 
The rules of Sufism is a magical advisor publication to aid others on their non secular direction. She recounts the basic phases and states of the religious novice’s transformative trip, emphasizing the significance of embracing either human obstacles and God’s unlimited love. Drawing on classes and readings from centuries-old Sufi culture, ?A?ishah advises the seeker to repent of selfishness and switch to a honest lifetime of love. as well as his lucid translation, Th. Emil Homerin presents an insightful creation, notes and a thesaurus to ?A?ishah al-Ba?uniyyah’s striking account of the pursuit of mystical illumination.

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Guide to Teaching Puzzle-based Learning (Undergraduate by Zbigniew Michalewicz, Edwin F. Meyer III, Nickolas Falkner,

By Zbigniew Michalewicz, Edwin F. Meyer III, Nickolas Falkner, Raja Sooriamurthi

Puzzle-based studying is a foundational method of advance the severe considering talents and psychological stamina crucial for fixing real-world problems.

This consultant to educating Puzzle-based studying presents important insights drawn from the authors’ large adventure in instructing Puzzle-based studying. functional suggestion is supplied for lecturers and teachers comparing a number of diverse codecs for various category sizes, in line with effects from sessions taught in lots of diverse countries.

Topics and features:
* indicates a number of enjoyable puzzles designed to encourage scholars to consider framing and fixing unstructured problems
* Discusses types for scholar engagement, constructing puzzle golf equipment, webhosting a puzzle pageant, and numerous warm-up activities
* provides an outline of powerful educating techniques utilized in Puzzle-based studying, protecting a number of type actions, task settings and evaluation strategies
* Examines the problems serious about framing an issue, and reports quite a number problem-solving strategies
* comprises assistance for lecturers and notes on universal scholar pitfalls during the text
* presents a suite of mystery units to be used in the course of a Puzzle-based studying occasion, together with puzzles that require probabilistic reasoning, and common sense and geometry puzzles

This exact textbook/guide should be of serious curiosity to teachers on all degrees who desire to scan with the Puzzle-based studying technique. This technique has been effectively utilized in universities, excessive faculties, expert enterprises and top businesses.

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Introduction to embedded system design using field by Rahul Dubey

By Rahul Dubey

"Introduction to Embedded method layout utilizing box Programmable Gate Arrays" presents a kick off point for using box programmable gate arrays within the layout of embedded platforms. The textual content considers a hypothetical robotic controller as an embedded software and weaves round it similar thoughts of FPGA-based electronic layout. The e-book information: use of FPGA vis-à-vis common function processor and microcontroller; layout utilizing Verilog description language; electronic layout synthesis utilizing Verilog and Xilinx® SpartanTM three FPGA; FPGA-based embedded processors and peripherals; evaluation of serial info communications and sign conditioning utilizing FPGA; FPGA-based motor force controllers; and prototyping electronic structures utilizing FPGA.

The ebook is an efficient introductory textual content for FPGA-based layout for either scholars and electronic platforms designers. Its end-of-chapter routines and widespread use of instance can be utilized for instructing or for self-study.

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Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway by Dan Langford, Sandra Langford

By Dan Langford, Sandra Langford

With over 15,000 copies bought, biking the Kettle Valley has confirmed to be a notable source for an individual drawn to the beautiful deserted railbed positioned within the southern inside of British Columbia. one of many finest rail trails in North the United States, it includes amazing sections via extraordinary canyons requiring tunnels and trestles to hold the railbed via rock ridges and throughout mountain streams. transforming into public curiosity in conservation of the railbed and its buildings, in addition to executive aid, has led to many advancements in either entry and safety.

The Kettle Valley Railway and its many connectors provide the bike owner every little thing from effortless day-riding to multi-day adventures throughout the great surroundings of southern British Columbia among halfway and Hope.

This world-renowned guidebook contains certain maps, defense counsel, ancient info, a list of lodgings and a kilometre by way of kilometre advisor to every of the Kettle Valley Railway subdivisions.

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