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Deliverance from Slavery: Attempting a Biblical Theology in by Dick Boer

By Dick Boer

‘Delivery from slavery’: those phrases, taken from a Dutch labour move track, completely map onto the Bible’s crucial problem. also they are just like the Torah’s keyword: ‘I am YHWH, your God, who introduced you out of Egypt, out of the home of bondage' (Ex 20:2).

The phrases are invoked right here to function an axiom to be brought into the trendy interval. The watchword ‘delivery from slavery’ interprets the biblical message of the exodus from slavery into the idea and perform of a latest liberation stream. the current paintings argues that biblical theology is the try and ‘update’ the ‘language of the message’. It searches for a language that attends to the worries of today’s global whereas ‘preserving’ the worries that initially prompted biblical language.

Biographical note
Dick Boer, Dr. theol. [1939], theologian, retired professor on the collage of Amsterdam. He has released monographs on 'theology and ideology', the background of contemporary theology and Karl Barth.

All attracted to biblical theology, philosophy and Marxism.

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Crime, Social Control and Human Rights: From moral panics to by David Downes, Paul Rock, Christine Chinkin, Conor Gearty,

By David Downes, Paul Rock, Christine Chinkin, Conor Gearty, Noam Chomsky

The paintings of Stanley Cohen over 4 a long time has come to procure a classical prestige within the fields of criminology, sociology and human rights. His writing, examine, instructing and useful engagement in those fields were instantaneously conscientiously analytical and intellectually inspiring. It quantities to a special contribution, immensely diversified but with a number of unifying topics, and it has made, and maintains to make, an enduring impression all over the world. His paintings hence has a protean personality and scope which go beyond time and place.This e-book of essays in Stanley Cohen's honour goals to construct on and replicate a few of his many-sided contributions. It includes chapters by way of a number of the world's prime thinkers in addition to the emerging new release of students and practitioners whose method has been formed in major respects by way of his personal.

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Security Sector Transformation in Southeastern Europe and by T. Dokos

By T. Dokos

For many international locations, safety this day is basically measured in non-military phrases and threats to safety are non-military in nature. those threats comprise incompetent executive, corruption, equipped crime, insecure borders, smuggling (weapons, medicines, contraband, people), unlawful migration, ethnic and spiritual clash, proliferation of guns of mass destruction, scarcity of usual assets (e.g., water) and, in fact, terrorism. As protection is not any longer only a army predicament, it's now not simply the shield of MODs and MFAs that have, thus far, been the most ministries all in favour of defense cooperation. it really is not attainable to attract a transparent contrast among exterior protection and inner safeguard. defense henceforth calls for the coordination of the 'external' ministries (i.e., MOD and MFA) and their organisations (armed forces, intelligence companies) with these of the 'interior' ministries: inner affairs, schooling, finance, out of the country improvement, delivery, surroundings; health and wellbeing, etc., with their enterprises (policing forces, safety prone, catastrophe aid enterprises, etc.). protection at the present time takes in social improvement and calls for the involvement of all components of society in a fashion which safety within the chilly struggle days didn't. assembly those new safeguard necessities calls for primary reform of nationwide constructions, styles of funding, and structures of presidency. Likewise it calls for the evolution of foreign associations on a really radical scale.

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Radical Innocence: A Critical Study of the Hollywood Ten by Bernard F. Dick

By Bernard F. Dick

On October 30, 1947, the home Committee on Un-American actions concluded the 1st around of hearings at the allege Communist infiltration of the movie undefined. Hollywood used to be ordered to "clean its personal house," and ten witnesses who had refused to respond to questions about their club within the reveal Writers Guild and the Communist celebration ultimately got contempt citations. by way of 1950 the Hollywood Ten, as they speedy grew to become recognized, have been serving legal sentences starting from six months to a yr. seeing that that point the crowd, which incorporated writers, administrators, and a manufacturer, were both pushed aside as hacks or eulogized as chilly struggle martyrs, yet by no means have they been mentioned when it comes to their profession.

Radical Innocence is the 1st research to target the paintings of the 10: their brief tales, performs, novels, feedback, poems, memoirs, and, after all, their motion pictures. Drawing on myriad assets, together with archival fabrics, unpublished manuscripts, black-market scripts, screenplay drafts, letters, and private interviews, Bernard F. Dick describes the Ten's survival strategies throughout the blacklisting and analyzes the contribution of those ten contributors no in basic terms to movie but in addition to the humanities. Radical Innocence captures the character of every of the Ten―the smug Herbert J. Biberman, the witty Ring Lardner, Jr., the patriarchal Samuel Ornitz, the compassionate Adrian Scott, and the feisty Dalton Trumbo.

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Iraq: Sanctions And Beyond (Csis Middle East Dynamic Net by Anthony H. Cordesman

By Anthony H. Cordesman

This quantity presents research of the country of Iraq’s defense and of present Western coverage towards the rustic within the wake of the Gulf struggle. It additionally examines the political, financial, and protection influence of sanctions, Iraq’s destiny function as an oil exporter, the U.S. coverage of “dual containment” on the subject of Iraq, and concepts for facing Iraq sooner or later.

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Protecting Individual Privacy in the Struggle Against by National Academies Press

By National Academies Press

All U.S. businesses with counterterrorism courses that gather or 'mine' own info - equivalent to telephone files or websites visited - might be required to judge the courses' effectiveness, lawfulness, and affects on privateness. A framework is on the market that businesses can use to guage such information-based courses, either categorized and unclassified. The ebook urges Congress to reconsider current privateness legislations to evaluate how privateness will be safe in present and destiny courses and recommends that any participants harmed through violations of privateness accept a significant type of redress. particular applied sciences are tested - facts mining and behavioral surveillance. concerning information mining, the e-book concludes that even supposing those tools were priceless within the deepest region for recognizing patron fraud, they're much less necessary for counterterrorism simply because so little is understood approximately what styles point out terrorist activity.Regarding behavioral surveillance in a counterterrorist context, the ebook concludes that even though study and improvement on convinced features of this subject are warranted, there is not any medical consensus on no matter if those strategies are prepared for operational use in any respect in counterterrorism.

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Constrained Balancing: The EU's Security Policy (Palgrave by D. Peters

By D. Peters

In 1999, ten years of heated debate in regards to the EU's function in security coverage got here to an finish, while the european made up our minds to set up an self sufficient protection and protection coverage. Germany and Britain were key gamers within the years resulting in this selection. yet they performed markedly diverse roles -- the previous endorsing the assumption from the start, the latter dragging its heels and purely reluctantly turning into a supporter. still either British and German regulations might be understood as responses to impulses from the foreign process. the tip of the chilly struggle triggered either states to pursue a coverage of balancing US energy. but foreign associations limited their balancing efforts another way. to illustrate this, this examine builds at the theories of neo-realism and ancient institutionalism and develops the strategy of structure-based overseas coverage research: a brand new mode of examining defense guidelines as responses to the foreign surroundings.

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Strengthening National Public Health Preparedness and by C. E. Cummings

By C. E. Cummings

Making sure a coordinated public healthiness, laboratory, and clinical reaction to a normal catastrophe, an unintended unencumber or a planned use of a chemical, organic, and radiological (CBR) agent is a excessive precedence for all nations. This booklet includes the complaints of the North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) and complex learn Institute (ASI). The ASI, and this booklet offers NATO and its allies with how one can improve their nationwide preparedness and reaction plans to CBR threats.The strategies may be of curiosity to clinicians, researchers, and different scientists inspired via targeted curiosity in public well-being preparedness, in addition to by way of nationwide and NATO leaders and coverage makers who're located to make a distinction. Public wellbeing and fitness reaction to emergencies calls for broad, coordinated, thought of efforts of the mixed army and civilian public wellbeing and fitness assets of all NATO international locations and NATO accomplice nations.IOS Press is a world technology, technical and scientific writer of top of the range books for teachers, scientists, and pros in all fields. a number of the components we put up in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and knowledge platforms -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All points of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic climate -Urban stories -Arms keep watch over -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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Contentious Kwangju: The May 18 Uprising in Korea's Past and by Gi-Wook Shin, Visit Amazon's Kyung Moon Hwang Page, search

By Gi-Wook Shin, Visit Amazon's Kyung Moon Hwang Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Kyung Moon Hwang,

One of the biggest political protests in modern Korean background, the may perhaps 1980 Kwangju rebellion nonetheless exerts a profound, frequently contested, effect in Korean society. via a deft mixture of private reflections and educational research, Contentious Kwangju bargains a finished exam of the a number of, moving meanings of this seminal occasion and explains how the reminiscence of Kwangju has affected Korean existence from politics to tradition. the 1st 1/2 the publication bargains hugely own views at the information of the rebellion itself, together with the electorate' military, the fleeting days of Kwangju citizen autonomy, the actions of yank missionaries, and the aftermath following the uprising's suppression by means of executive forces. the second one part presents a wide-ranging scholarly evaluation of the impression of Kwangju in South Korea, from democratization and the destiny of survivors to neighborhood identification and pop culture, concluding with an exam of Kwangju's value within the higher circulation of contemporary Korean historical past. in accordance with the book's identify, the essays supply competing interpretations of the Kwangju rebellion, but jointly give you the so much thorough English-language remedy so far of the multifaceted, sweeping value of this pivotal event.

Contributions by: Jong-chul Ahn, Don Baker, Ju-na Byun, Jung-kwan Cho, Jung-woon Choi, Kyung Moon Hwang, Keun-sik Jung, Linda S. Lewis, Gi-Wook Shin, Jean W. Underwood, and Sallie Yea

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