Sport, Nationalism, and Globalization: European and North by Alan Bairner

By Alan Bairner

Activity and nationalism are arguably of the main emotional concerns within the smooth international. either encourage extreme devotion and regularly bring about violence. during this ebook, Alan Bairner discusses the connection among game and nationwide identities in Europe and North America—specifically eire, Scotland, Sweden, the USA, and Canada—within the context of a broader theoretical debate in regards to the effect of globalization within the smooth period. via a distinct comparative standpoint, the writer sheds new mild at the methods activity affects the development and replica of nationwide identities. eventually, the paintings considers the function of recreation in permitting international locations and nationalists to withstand, or a minimum of come to phrases with, strong globalizing pressures.

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Sport im Fernsehen: Eine Analyse der Kundenpraferenzen fur by Guido Schafmeister

By Guido Schafmeister

Guido Schafmeister analysiert die Kundenpräferenzen für verschiedene Arten von Sportübertragungen und entwickelt ein theoriebasiertes Nachfragemodell für Sportsendungen. Die Arbeit bietet einen Einblick in die Präferenzstruktur von TV-Zuschauern und zeigt einen möglichen Weg zur integrativen examine von Kundenpräferenzen und Motivationen auf.

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How to Probate and Settle an Estate in California (Legal by Douglas Godbe

By Douglas Godbe

The initiatives required to satisfy probate tasks range with the level and complexity of the property, in addition to from kingdom to nation. This e-book courses the method of probate lower than California legislation and contains adjustments that experience happened lately with the assembly of the nation legislature. Easy-to-use, clean tear-out kinds make this booklet a helpful device for a person who's positioned within the place of probating an property. info pertaining to dealing with creditor's claims, petitioning for hearings, taking stock of the estate's resources, promoting the property estate and dealing with of tax concerns are all coated during this new textual content. Of specific curiosity during this ebook is info about the safety of the deceased's family--what rights the dwelling have and which legislation practice to these rights.

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Public Transport in Developing Countries by Richard Iles

By Richard Iles

Various books were written which care for shipping difficulties in constructed and constructing international locations, and with the making plans and administration of delivery organizations in constructed international locations, yet none offers in particular with the making plans, law, administration and keep an eye on of public delivery in constructing nations. This ebook meets that want. It examines and explains the issues and features of public delivery structures in constructing international locations, and discusses the choice modes, administration equipment, and kinds of possession, keep watch over, law and investment, with specific emphasis on what's acceptable at assorted phases of improvement and for various cultural backgrounds. It bargains with city, rural and lengthy distance shipping companies, largely by way of street. This emphasis displays the importance of the city shipping challenge, and the predominance of highway shipping in so much constructing countries.The making plans of bus providers, fairly in city parts, is roofed in a few aspect, on the grounds that this can be a space of substantial weak point. equally, the administration of delivery prone and the upkeep of autos, together with car layout and delivery fleet making plans, also are handled extensive. The e-book is geared toward all people who are thinking about the supply of public delivery in constructing international locations, together with shipping planners, managers of delivery undertakings, reduction service provider and govt officers answerable for the investment, provision or law of shipping, delivery experts and advisers, and specifically scholars of delivery or city and rural affairs. considering that there's a lot in universal among shipping operations within the constructing global and in built international locations, this ebook will be of curiosity to move operators and planners everywhere.The ebook is exclusive in that it presents a complete evaluate of the entire elements eager about making plans, setting up, organizing and regulating public shipping providers in a constructing kingdom. It bargains with the surroundings within which shipping companies are operated, particularly infrastructure specifications, street site visitors administration, regulatory and institutional frameworks and enforcement of rules; it highlights the significance of a suitable atmosphere with a purpose to facilitate the supply of public shipping companies, and exhibits how such an atmosphere can be accomplished. It offers intimately with all features of working a bus provider in a constructing nation: the chapters on administration are particular to a public delivery operation and will be used as an "operator's manual", delivering a precious complement to a extra basic administration textbook.The ebook presents valuable data and function symptoms so as to be beneficial as benchmarking instruments. whereas acknowledging that an identical suggestions aren't unavoidably appropriate far and wide, the ebook offers important tips to suggestions to the most difficulties encountered in supplying public delivery prone in constructing international locations.

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Riding the Rails in the USA: Trains in American Life by Martin W. Sandler

By Martin W. Sandler

Preachers railed opposed to it: "Traveling at hurries up to twenty miles in line with hour went opposed to the Lord's plan!" medical professionals informed their sufferers that touring on it'll reason severe actual and psychological diseases, together with the boiling of the blood. Newspapers cried out, "It is a topsy-turvy, harum-scarum whirligig!" however it did not subject: the USA enjoyed the educate and the liberty of circulation that got here with it. using the Rails in the USA lines the dynamic courting of the US with the educate, displaying how the railroad used to be the one biggest impact at the improvement of the nation's background and financial system because it grew to become attainable to maneuver freight and folks farther and quicker than ever ahead of.

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Cinderella Ball: A Look Inside Small-College Basketball in by Bob Kuska

By Bob Kuska

For lots of the 20th century, West Virginia used to be a school basketball hotbed. Its significant courses have been successful, yet maybe even extra winning was once the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic convention, composed of fifteen colleges that hardly ever earned headlines yet set many files and have become an identifiable a part of small city tradition and a resource of kingdom delight. This ethos exists this day in small city Kentucky and Indiana yet struggles to outlive in West Virginia. a part of the reason being the state's inhabitants decline because the Nineteen Fifties. That, writer Bob Kuska argues, in addition to the increase of cable and satelliteВ TV and the foremost university basketball empire, stole the thunder--and the crowds--from those small city communities.
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And but, those groups play on in obscurity and nonetheless locate good fortune. opposed to the backdrop of West Virginia's nice small collage historical past, Kuska chronicles the day by day struggles and triumphs of 1 glossy college, Alderson-Broaddus university in Philippi, West Virginia. What occurred to that workforce in the course of a rags-to-riches yearlong stretch would've been awesome at any point, not to mention at a faculty with very low athletic division budgets and coffee visibility that makes recruiting gifted gamers virtually impossible.
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As he alternates among coaches and avid gamers, earlier and current, Kuska contrasts the fan enthusiasm of the conference's early years with the apathy that plagues the groups of the twenty-first century. If activities enthusiasts can get prior the media and the insanity that has made collage basketball more and more just like specialist basketball in its self-indulgence and sensationalism, they're left with leagues just like the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference--scrappy, clever, and spirited--and nonetheless discovering how you can be successful and thrive.

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Safe Use of Oxygen and Oxygen Systems: Guidelines for Oxygen by Stephen S. Woods, Harold Deck Beeson, Walter F. Stewart

By Stephen S. Woods, Harold Deck Beeson, Walter F. Stewart

Get the newest instructions on easy methods to correctly shop, deal with, and use oxygen. It includes chapters that hide dangers, fabrics compatibility, layout innovations, and cleansing for oxygen carrier. quite a few operational matters reminiscent of garage facility layout, transportation and move, gear risks, and emergency techniques also are addressed. numerous appendices care for subject matters comparable to chemical and actual homes; layout examples; a list of present codes, laws, and instructions; organizational rules and systems; and undertaking administration layout.

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