Mitigating Shipping Emissions in European Ports: Social and by Alexandra Maragkogianni, Spiros Papaefthimiou, Constantin

By Alexandra Maragkogianni, Spiros Papaefthimiou, Constantin Zopounidis

The e-book quantifies the influence of in-port ships’ greenhouse fuel emissions and pollution in adjoining towns, and evaluates the feasibility of enforcing shore-side electrical energy amenities in Europe to lessen the undesirable social and environmental results of ships at berth. The publication additionally discusses the opportunity of destiny “green” ports and using shore facet electrical energy as a method of accomplishing them. person chapters specialise in the commercial and social expenditures of in-port ships’ emissions through illustrating present environmental guidelines to mitigate air emissions and the to be had abatement measures for in-port emissions. It additionally discusses the exterior fee of vessel emissions in ports in addition to the affects on air caliber and human future health. interpreting the predicted obstacles to the implementation of shore- facet electrical energy amenities, it proposes guidelines to speed up the implementation of appropriate mitigation measures.

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Understanding European Union law by Karen Davies, (Law lecturer)

By Karen Davies, (Law lecturer)

Understanding eu Union legislation is either an incredible advent for college students new to european legislations and a necessary addition to revision for the extra entire. it's also imperative studying for college kids on company reviews classes.

Fully revised and up-to-date, this 5th version keeps to examine the most subject matters of ecu legislations in a logical and innovative demeanour. up to date to know the expanding importance of citizenship at the unfastened circulation of individuals, this booklet offers the reader with a transparent knowing of european legislation, focusing on how, and particularly why, the legislation has built because it has.

The new version comprises quite a few studying aids, together with; summaries; finish of bankruptcy questions for self-testing and mirrored image; up-to-date circulate diagrams; a thesaurus of phrases and significant tips to method exam questions. This student-friendly textual content is large in scope and hugely obtainable, inspiring scholars towards extra research and exhibiting that realizing ecu legislations might be an stress-free and profitable experience.

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Allokation der Eigentumsrechte an Unternehmensberatungen: by Katrin Schröder (auth.)

By Katrin Schröder (auth.)

Warum gehören manche Unternehmen den Partnern (Senior-Managern) und andere externen Investoren? Bisher existieren nur wenige theoretische und empirische Beiträge, die diese Frage untersuchen.

Am Beispiel von Unternehmensberatungen analysiert Katrin Schröder die Bedingungen der Allokation von Eigentumsrechten an companion bzw. an unternehmensexterne Investoren. Auf der foundation organisationsökonomischer Eigentumstheorien entwickelt sie Hypothesen, die sie mit Hilfe von binären logistischen Regressionsanalysen testet. Die Ergebnisse zeigen, dass Kapitalbedarf, Geschäftsrisiko, Agency-Kosten und die Kosten kollektiver Entscheidungen die Eigentumsallokation bei Unternehmensberatungen entscheidend beeinflussen.

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Everything is Happening: Journey into a Painting by Michael Jacobs

By Michael Jacobs

Michael Jacobs used to be haunted by way of Velázquez's enigmatic masterpiece Las Meninas from first encountering it within the Prado as undefined. In every thing is occurring Jacobs searches for the final word value of the portray through following the paths of institutions from every one person personality within the photo, in addition to his personal stories of and dating to this striking work.

From Jacobs' first journey to Spain, to the advanced politics of Golden Age Madrid, to his assembly with the guy who stored Las Meninas throughout the Spanish Civil battle, through Jacobs' studies of the sunless international of the paintings heritage academy, Jacobs' dissolves the limitations among the prior and the current, the genuine and the illusory.

Cut brief by way of Jacobs' dying in 2014, and accomplished with an advent and coda of serious sensitivity and perception through his good friend and fellow lover of artwork, the journalist Ed Vulliamy, this visionary, meditative and infrequently very humorous ebook is a passionate, own manifesto for the liberation of ways we glance at portray.

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How to Study a D. H. Lawrence Novel by Nigel Messenger

By Nigel Messenger

D H Lawrence is a truly renowned writer with younger readers, sixth-formers and undergraduates, who reply typically phrases yet locate it tricky to process Lawrence significantly. This e-book takes scholars in the course of the steps essential to absolutely comprehend a D H Lawrence novel. personality, plot, language and symbolism, the writer indicates how complicated passages and subject matters should be decoded and used to spur clever, well-written essays.

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Collective Rights and Digital Content: The Legal Framework by Cláudio Lucena

By Cláudio Lucena

This publication begins with an workout, presenting a theoretical mirrored image at the technological course that, over the years, has remodeled the methods we produce, eat and deal with highbrow content material topic to copyright security. This lays the basis for a different research of the most criminal facets of the recent eu Directive, its advancements, its trends and its issues of controversy, with targeted and extra concrete cognizance to the way it proposes to deal with the problems of festival, transparency and multi-territorial licensing.

Digital applied sciences, networks and communique have boosted the creation and distribution of highbrow content material. those actions are in keeping with a renewable and endless source – creativity – which turns this content material into strategic inventive, cultural, social, financial and informational resources. handling the rights and duties that emerge during this procedure hasn't ever been a simple activity; handling them jointly, that is commonly the case, provides much more complexity.

The ecu Directive on collective administration of copyright and comparable rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for on-line use within the inner marketplace is a coverage initiative that seeks to set up an sufficient criminal framework for the collective administration of authors’ rights in a electronic setting, spotting this target as an important to reaching an absolutely built-in unmarried marketplace. a part of the electronic schedule for Europe, it's an attempt to advertise simplification and to reinforce the potency of collective rights administration through tackling 3 of the most matters which are at present undermining the company version of accumulating societies: pageant, transparency and multi-territorial licensing.

The booklet is meant to aid scholars, teachers and practitioners by means of improving their normal and felony snatch of those phenomena, whereas additionally encouraging their collaboration with policymakers and different events within the ongoing activity of transposing the Directive into concrete nationwide legislation.

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The Agro-Technological System Towards 2000A European by G. ANTONELLI and A. QUADRIO-CURZIO (Eds.)


The examine released the following constitutes a profound mirrored image on what's occurring on the planet of agriculture on the threshold of the 12 months 2000. The booklet makes an attempt to move past a slender sectoral research of the first zone. It units out to concentration as a substitute at the dynamic and leading edge elements of the agrotechnological method constituted by way of the advanced interdependence of the agro-production, agro-food, agro-industrial and agro-ecological subsystems. The authors, the world over well known students and scientists, take on the main urgent modern economics concerns from either a theoretical and policy-making perspective. 3 diversified traces of analysis are pursued pertaining to, first, the evolution and developments of worldwide and ecu agricultural construction, moment, agricultural surplus formation and productiveness dynamics within the economies of industrialized nations, and, finally, the vacation spot of agricultural outputs and land allotment below the influence of agro-bio-technologies

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Lobbying the European Union: Institutions, Actors, and by David Coen, Jeremy Richardson

By David Coen, Jeremy Richardson

It really is universally authorised that there was a major progress in ecu lobbying over the last few many years. there's now a dense ecu curiosity team procedure. This totally new quantity, encouraged through Mazey & Richardson's 1993 ebook Lobbying within the eu group, seeks to appreciate the function of curiosity teams within the coverage technique from agenda-setting to implementation. in particular, the booklet is attracted to gazing how curiosity teams set up to persuade the ecu associations and the way they choose varied coalitions alongside the coverage procedure and in numerous coverage domain names. In two decades of switch, the publication captures strategies of institutional and actor studying, professionalization of lobbying, and the prospective emergence of a special ecu public coverage type. extra in particular, from the actors' standpoint, the editors have an interest in assessing how the increase of direct lobbying and the emergence of fluid issue-based coalitions has replaced the common sense of collective motion, and what's the capability effect of 'venue-shopping' on attractiveness and impact. From an institutional viewpoint, the individuals discover source and legitimacy calls for, and the sensible effect of session techniques at the emergence of a different european lobbying dating. will probably be crucial interpreting for lecturers and practitioners alike.

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