Parliaments and Legislative Activity: Motivations for Bill by Martin Brunner

By Martin Brunner

Martin Brunner goals at fixing the puzzle of why competition events or executive backbenchers suggest laws although the opportunity to steer coverage results during this demeanour is sort of nil. He argues that rather than influencing regulations at once so much parliamentary debts serve assorted reasons: they're utilized in order to sign personal coverage positions and to teach possible choices to govt regulations. Or they element at issues that rank excessive at the public schedule yet low at the executive time table. they could even be a method for person participants of Parliament to accumulate an autonomous own profile. utilizing formal types and comparative empirical facts from Belgium, France, Germany, and the uk the writer indicates that parliamentary tasks of competition and backbenchers will not be easily “much ado approximately nothing”, however the results of vote-seeking motivations.

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The United States and Europe after the Cold War: a new by John W. Holmes

By John W. Holmes

As a former US diplomat to Europe, John W. Holmes watched the North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) fulfil its function with the disintegration of the Soviet Union. within the usa and Europe After the chilly warfare, he explores the probabilities for destiny transatlantic family in mild of NATO's ebbing usefulness. discovering foundation nonetheless exists for an alliance among the U.S. and the ecu Union, Holmes units forth a entire plan for developing an organization as long-lasting and ecocnomic because the one now drawing to a detailed.

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The Great Powers and the European States System 1814-1914 by F.R. Bridge, Roger Bullen

By F.R. Bridge, Roger Bullen

A finished, authoritative, up to date and,  primarily, student-friendly book on the heyday of the ecu states system.This e-book will entice a wide cross-section of readers together with the final public, Sixth-form and higher-education and collage scholars.  Engages with fresh debates in regards to the functioning of the eu states procedure. transparent updated insurance of the full century.

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A Wider Trecento: Studies in 13th- and 14th-century European by Robert Gibbs Louise Bourdua

By Robert Gibbs Louise Bourdua

Julian Gardners preeminent function in British reports of the artwork of the thirteenth and 14th centuries, relatively the interplay of papal and theological matters with its creation and on each side of the Alps, is widely known in those reviews via his students. They talk about Roman works: a Colonna badge in S. Prassede and a remarkably uniform Trinity fresco fragment, in addition to monochrome dado portray as much as Giotto, Duccios representations of proskynesis, a Parisian reliquary in Assisi, Riminese portray for the Franciscans, the tomb of a theologian in Vercelli, Bartolomeo and Jacopino da Reggio, the Room of affection at Sabbionara, the cult of city V in Bologna after 1376, Altichiero and the cult of St James in Padua, the orb of the Wilton Diptych, and Julian Gardners occupation itself.The members to the quantity are Serena Romano, Jill Bain, Claudia Bolgia, Louise Bourdua, Joanna Cannon, Roberto Cobianchi, Anne Dunlop, Jill Farquhar, Robert Gibbs, Virginia Glenn, Dillian Gordon, John Osborne and Martina Schilling.

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Recent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message by George Bosilca (auth.), Franck Cappello, Thomas Herault,

By George Bosilca (auth.), Franck Cappello, Thomas Herault, Jack Dongarra (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 14th ecu PVM/MPI clients' workforce assembly held in Paris, France, September 30 - October three, 2007.

The forty revised complete papers provided including abstracts of six invited contributions, 3 instructional papers and 6 poster papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from sixty eight submissions.

The papers are prepared in topical sections on collective communique, communique protocols, debugging and verification, fault tolerance, metacomputing and grid, parallel I/O, implementation concerns, object-oriented message passing, boundaries and extensions, functionality. they're accomplished with six contributions to the unique ParSim consultation on present traits in numerical simulation for parallel engineering environments.

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