Long-life surfaces could substantially cut the costs of road works, including the delays they cause, especially on congested routes with heavy traffic. These surfaces use new materials that cost more than conventional asphalt and require special handling. This report presents ...
The aim of the present thesis is to further specify the role of the frontomedian cortex in intentional action control. Study 1 compares internally guided actions to externally guided actions using a paradigm that does not confound perceptual, motorical, or attentional factors....
This annual publication provides major official insurance statistics for all OECD countries including data on premiums collected, claims, and commissionsby type of insurance; investments by type of investment; and numbers of companies and employees. Data for Singapore, which h...
Over the past decades, many OECD countries' transport sectors have become more decentralised. This report examines whether the economic benefits and experiences of decentralisation have been positive. It finds that the answers vary according to the mode of transport, the type ...
Canadian Diplomacy and United Nations World Conferences
Tests of Global Governance: Canadian Diplomacy and United Nations World Conferences provides a detailed examination of UN World Conferences with respect to the interface between diplomatic method and new forms of global governance. Because of the complex dynamics involved in t...
Human rights violations are often particularly severe in transition societies that are undergoing significant political, social and economic transformations. Improving human rights practices in transition societies should therefore be a central goal for domestic reformers and ...
Cultural Archives of Chinese Transnationalism
This collection of essays and testimonies explores various facets of the anti-colonial riots which erupted in Hong Kong in May 1967, their causes, their impact on colonial policy, and Sino-British relations, and their legacy for Hong Kong society and gove
Workshop Proceedings, Geneva, Switzerland 2-4 June 2010
Particle accelerators have evolved over the last decades from simple devices to powerful machines, and are having an increasingly important impact on research, technology and daily life. Today they cover a wide range of applications including material science and medical appli...
An International Perspective
This book arises from the regional conference of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration held in Hong Kong in 1992. Efforts have been made to select papers which fulfil the following objectives: Illuminate the emerging issues in educational administration . Ge...
The Quest for Quality Education in Hong Kong
The growing impact of globalization has affected educational development in many parts of the globe. In order to maintain national competitiveness in the global marketplace, governments across the world have started to review their education systems and introduce different ref...
Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs
Macau, on the threshold of the twentieth-first century, is perhaps a harbinger of a new urban culture. Having been nurtured by the sharply constrasting legacies of China and Portugal, this unique city manages to meld cultural differences and avoid the destructiveness of ethnic...
Ob „Ankerstaaten“, „pivotal states“ oder „neue regionale Führungsmächte“ – um die globalen sicherheitspolitischen Ziele des Westens zu verwirklichen, wird in zahlreichen Strategien zunehmend auf regionale Partner gesetzt.
Goethes Götz von Berlichtingen, Schillers Wilhelm Tell und Kleists Hermannsschlacht
Aus retrospektiver Sicht stellen Goethe, Schiller und Kleist in ihren Geschichtsdramen Götz von Berlichingen, Wilhelm Tell und Hermannsschlacht den Selbsthilfeanspruch der Protagonisten gegen unterschiedliche Formen der Unterdrückung in verschiedenen Umbruchszeiten dar. Im Göt...