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De acordo com Petterson , p. Meio Mensag em. Ressaltamos o trabalho da Profa. Um leitor que contempla e medita. Um leitor de fragmentos, leitor de tiras de jornal e fatias de realidade. As palavras, as imagens crescem, agigantam-se e tomam conta do ambiente urbano. Sinais para serem. Velocidade que cria novas formas de sensibilidade e de pensamento, outra maneira de interagir com o mundo.

Sem abandonar a escrita, obviamente ROJO, Para Walton , p. Mesmo com a oportunidade de ler no celular e levar o livro a qualquer lugar, a maioria dos leitores prefere o computador. Viu surgir novas tecnologias - videocassetes e o computador pessoal. Assim como. Retratos da leitura no Brasil. La red. Leitura numa sociedade informatizada. Acesso em: 2 mar. Uma agenda para jovens pesquisadores.

Leitura, aprendizagem e novas tecnologias: alguns desafios. TXT — leituras transdisciplinares de telas e textos, n. Acesso em: 22 out. RBEP, v. A glimmer of hope for newspapers. Mackinsey Quarterly, Mar. Acesso em: 22 set. Visual information. New Jersey: Educacional Technology Publications, ROJO, R.

Rumo aos novos letramentos. Acesso em: 20 set. A leitura fora do livro. Caderno Seminal, Rio de Janeiro, v. Rio de Janeiro: Makron, Viva mos a leitura. Correio Braziliense, 10 abr. Rio de Janeiro, v. Acesso em: 28 jan. Assim, o docente, mais que transmitir conhecimentos, deve guiar o processo de aprendizagem do aluno por forma a desenvolver as suas capacidades, nomeadamente de aprender a aprender, da sua auto-aprendizagem e da sua autonomia.

Neste sentido, preconiza-se uma maior sensibilidade aos estilos de aprendizagem dos estudantes. As TIC abrem novas perspectivas para facilitar a aprendizagem. Madrid: Ediciones Morata, S. Guitert, M. A guide to authentic e-learning. London: Routledge Packman, G. De presencial a distancia. Revista Universidad y Sociedad del Conocimiento. Alves et. Moreira e Candau , p. Sendo assim:. Para Silva , p. Apresentaremos, resumidamente, esses momentos ou fases. Silva , p. Destacamos que muitas. Para Alves- Mazzotti , p. E, desses 10 professores foram selecionados para entrevista, sendo um de cada unidade escolar pesquisada.

Estimula o crescimento e o desenvolvimento, as faculdades intelectuais, a iniciativa individual e favorece o advento e o progresso da palavra oral e escrita. Rio de Janeiro: Editora 34, Campinas: Papirus, Porto Alegre: Artmed, Porto: Porto Editora, E-mail: ademildesartori gmail. Como tecnologias especializadas, os meios quentes destribalizam. Incorporando continuamente tecnologias, relacionamo-nos a elas como servomecanismos. MacLuhan, , p. Os narradores arcaicos narram a vida vivida, os romancistas, narram a vida inventada.

O autor afirma que:. Ibidem, p. Os jovens apresentam empatia cognitiva com as novas tecnologias e criam novas comunidades que inventam novas narrativas para a identidade. Soares op. Nesta perspectiva, Citelli op. O narrador. Outras linguagens na escola. Rio de Janeiro: Record, , p. Understanding media. Resumo Este artigo visa discutir sobre o conceito de Aprendizagem Aberta Colaborativa na web 2.

Referenciais sobre REA na Web 2. Michigan open. Institute OU —UK. A web 2. Com a web 2. A tabela 3 apresenta um comparativo da web2. WEB 1. Seco ambiente virtual e tridimensional que simula em www. Co-Aprendizagem 2. A co- aprendizagem 2. A origem do conceito colearn 2. Figura 1 — Coaprendizagem 2. Observa-se esta espiral em diversas comunidades de coaprendizagem, pesquisa e projetos de REAs. Diversos estudos realizados indicam que muitas interfaces da web 2.

Neste sentido praticas educacionais de coaprendizagem via web 2. OKADA et al, Papel do Educador Instrutor, detentor do Faciltador da aprendizagem, mentor, gestor conhecimento do contexto de aprendizagem. Creative Coomons materiais institucionais. Credibilidade Institucional predeterminada Via feedback coletivo compartilhado Weblogs, clouds, social bookmarking.

Projeto OpenLearn open. Atkins, D. Collaborative Learning. Higher education, Interdependence, and the authority of knowledge. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, ISSN X Cedergren, Magnus. Open content and value creation. First Monday, 8, 8, , Acessado em Janeiro Connolly, T. Downes, S. Models for Sustainable Open Educational Resources, Duncan, C. Allison Littlejohn. Kogan Page, London. In Eds Ilyoshi, T. MIT Press. ISBN Reflections on sustaining Open Educational Resources: an institutional case study. Reusing online resources: a sustainable approach to E-learning.

Open and flexible learning. London, UK: Kogan Page. Okada, Alexandra. Tomadaki, E. Knowledge media tools to foster social learning. In: Hatzipanagos,S. Okada A. Enhancing informal learning through OpenLearn videoconferencing and knowledge maps. Universidade Aberta, Lisbon. What is Web 2. Santos, Andreia and Okada, Alexandra The role of mentoring in facilitating the process of repurposing OER.

Wiley, D. Willinsky, John. The access principle: the case for open access to research and scholarship. Cambridge: MIT Press, Africa 1,,, Asia 3,,, Europa ,, Oriente Medio ,, 3. Norte America ,, 5. Datos actualizados Agosto, Vamos a conocerlas: 1. Son las estrategias que permiten a la persona aprender a partir de sus propios recursos.

Conceptos relacionados: a. Es protagonista de sus decisiones. Persona que aprende de forma autorregulada, que planifica, conscientemente, su tiempo de estudio y trabajo, y se organiza de acuerdo a su historia personal y profesional. Competencias para aprender a comunicarse. Significados relacionados. Nos referimos a emplear un vocabulario y sintaxis propia de la materia que se trate. Con el uso de las TIC, podemos lograrlo.

Competencias para aprender a colaborar. Conjunto de estrategias que facilitan el trabajo en equipo y la corresponsabilidad en los productos obtenidos a. Ser capaz de aprender de forma cooperativa. Un ejemplo son los Docs y Groups de Google. Poder aprender en red. Desarrollar instituciones que aprendan. Es una realidad. Conjunto de estrategias que convierten a todo ciudadano o ciudadana en miembro activo, participativo y responsable en su comunidad o entorno. Las Redes Sociales p.

Los inmigrantes digitales no suelen crear, utilizan lo que crean otros, y siguen obedientemente, las normas estandarizadas de su uso. La competencia digital tiene cinco grandes dimensiones:. Implica el conocimiento y uso de la plataforma en la cual se desarrolla la actividad formativa con el objetivo de adaptarla al tipo de alumnado y materia. Una red social de aprendizaje Comunidades Recursos Herramientas incorpora conectadas por digitales de la Web 2.

Alonso, C. El desarrollo de las Instituciones. Madrid: Dykinson. Caspasso, F. La importancia de dar los primeros pasos, en Tecnonexo Buenos Aires: Ediciones Tecnonexo. Aprendizaje con Redes Sociales: Tejidos educativos para los nuevos entornos. Cobo, C. Alfabetismo del s. Eduteka Barcelona: CissPraxis. Marcelo, C.

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ISBN: Mir, B. Las competencias e-digitales. Salina, J. Comportamientos interpersonales. Delors, J. X Encuentro Internacional Virtual Educa. Argentina Buenos Aires, noviembre La Rioja: Universidad de La Rioja. Schunk, D. New York: Guilford Press. Tunning Project. General Brochure. Vermeersch, J. Coordinador del Proyecto Manual de aula de e-learning para docentes. Jenny Hughes Editora. Logros indispensables para los estudiantes del Siglo XXI. Febrero, Referencial C2I nivel 2 docente C2i2e. Competencias generales vinculadas al ejercicio docente Dominios Competencias.

Elegir y utilizar los recursos y servicios disponibles en espacios digitales de trabajo; 4. Constituir y organizar los recursos utilizando fuentes correspondientes y fiables. Conducir situaciones de aprendizaje aprovechando el potencial del TIC: a. El dispositivo Pairform nce tiene por finalidad capacitar a los formadores de formadores para academias. Este concepto se declina a partir de los siguientes objetivos:. Y a la vez, con el fin de desarrollar las competencias B2i para los alumnos.

Figura 2 - El recorrido de acuerdo a las etapas. Madrid: Mensajero, Acesso em: 07 jan. Autonomie et Apprentissage l innovation dans la formation. Presses Universitaires de France, De Boeck, HERI, F. Apprentissage collaborative a distance. Acesso em: 24 abr. Porto Alegre. Artmed, Invitation au voyage. Paris : ESF. Madrid: Cincel, Este estudo foi respaldado teoricamente por Barros ,, , Dudziak , , Belluzzo , , Dudziak- Belluzzo , Fleury Saracevic , entre outros. Tais resultados. Uso de tecnologias. Se o ser humano ocupa o centro do.

Le Boterf , p. Este conceito, de acordo com Dudziak , p. Em , destaca-se o trabalho de Karol C. Pois o foco estava no ser humano e em seu aprendizado. Ainda nos anos , Patricia S. Breivik e E. Gordon Gee, citados por Dudziak , p. American Library Association — Presidential Committee on information literacy, , p. Afirma Dudziak , p. De acordo com Hatschbach , p. Segundo Hatschbach , p. Ele denomina este conjunto de habilidades de Network Literacy. Para Dudziak , p.

Para Hatschbach , p. Para Miranda , p. Carvalho , p. Fonte: Barros , p. Figura 1. Tela de Acesso ao curso Interagindo e Construindo na Rede. Fonte: SEC Modulo1 do curso Interagindo e Construindo. Compreender e Interpretar. Fonte: Barros ,p. Chicago, ALA, Acesso em: 03 Out. The seven faces of information literacy. O movimento da competencia informacional: uma perspectiva para o letramento informacional.

Information Literacy in an Information Society: a concept for the information age. New York: Syracuse University, Acesso em: Desenvolvendo a competencia dos profissionais. Network literacy in an electronic society: an educational disconnect? Acesso em: 12 Mai. Distance Learning Courses and Adult Education. Acesso em: 14 Mai. Eric Roland. Inovando e experimentando As novas formas de aprender com as tecnologias. As redes na Internet constituem uma nova forma de relacionamento na sociedade actual.

Learning is a process of connecting specialized nodes or information sources. Learning may reside in non-human appliances. Capacity to know more is more critical than what is currently known Nurturing and maintaining connections is needed to facilitate continual learning. Ability to see connections between fields, ideas, and concepts is a core skill. Currency accurate, up-to-date knowledge is the intent of all connectivist learning activities.

Decision-making is itself a learning process. Choosing what to learn and the meaning of incoming information is seen through the lens of a shifting reality.

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While there is a right answer now, it may be wrong tomorrow due to alterations in the information climate affecting the decision. A Web 2. O uso de tecnologias da Web 2. A diversidade de ferramentas e de potencialidades das ferramentas da Web. Estes ambientes proporcionam mais autonomia aos estudantes, mas implicam mais responsabilidade na aprendizagem Attwell, Estas plataformas podem ser orientadas aos contextos de trabalho ex.

LinkedIn , para ligar pessoas com interesses comuns ex. MySpace ou para manter contacto entre colegas de escola, como por exemplo o Facebook Ellison et al. Estas potencialidades podem ser importantes na medida em que os utilizadores se. O Hi5 foi durante muitos anos a rede social mais popular em Portugal. O Twitter pode ser caracterizado por possuir uma interface. Os alunos que constituem a amostra fazem parte de 11 licenciaturas. Dos alunos referidos frequentam o 1. A elevada percentagem de alunos que utiliza as redes sociais tem de ser levada em conta na descoberta de novas metodologias de ensino e aprendizagem que tenham em conta esta realidade.

Using a social networking site for experiential learning: Appropriating, lurking, modeling and community building. The Internet and Higher Education. Attwell, G. Personal Learning Environments - the future of eLearning?. Ellison, N. The benefits of Facebook "friends": Social capital and college students' use of online social network sites. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, vol. Gray, K. Students as Web 2. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, vol. Lubensky, R. Mayer, A. The old boy and girl network: Social network formation on university campuses. Ofcom, Social Networking: A quantitative and qualitative research report into attitudes, behaviours and use.

O'Reilly, T. What Is Web 2. Pempek, T. College students' social networking experiences on Facebook. Prensky, M. Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. On the Horizon, Vol. Siemens, G. Velasco, K. Learn: Making learning personal. Training Journal, February, pp. Palavras-chave: aprendizagem colaborativa; aprendizagem baseada em pesquisa; mapas cognitivos; TICs; LabSpace; Compendium. E-mail: leonel. Apoio CNPq. E-mail: miriamstru yahoo. Para Lynch et al. Os modelos de aprendizagem baseada em pesquisa geralmente contemplam seis etapas fundamentais op.

Jonassen et al. Segundo Jonassen et al. Exemplo de mapa mental. Figura 2. Exemplo de mapa conceitual. Para Jonassen et al. Figura 3. Exemplo de mapa argumentativo. O anexo, ao final deste texto mostra um exemplo de rubrica, utilizando uma escala com pesos diferenciados para cada categoria. Figura 5. As disciplinas eletivas previam uma carga 30 horas de sala de aula presencial e cerca de 40 horas de atividades de aprendizagem fora de sala de aula.

Unidade 2: Cibercultura. Unidade 3: Ciberpsicologia e aspectos psicossociais das TICs. Uma vez que os temas eram bastante amplos e a quantidade de textos era grande, a bibliografia complementar de cada unidade foi dividida em subtemas. Na unidade 4, nenhum texto foi definido. Cada unidade era. As figuras 6a e 6b correspondem aos mapas produzidos por um mesmo grupo na Unidade 2 e na Unidade 4, respectivamente.

Figura 6b. Mapa e seus submapas produzido pelo Grupo 1 na Unidade 4. Figura 6c. Figura 7. Possivelmente isso se. I don't know!!!! We start making questions, and then I felt prepare to do other questions during the mind maps. I think, it helped and it will help us to improve our own judgement and our learning methodologies! We have been tauch to assimilate the contents in a linear way, and this new methology - to make questions and to answer them - give us more flexibility to our own learning! Alguns alunos se sentiram sobrecarregados com a quantidade de mapas gerados. In fact, at the end of each map, I felt that I were prepared to respond to any question related to the theme, because i read so much about it.

With the cognitive maps we could contact with a new way to present and to learn about topics! And, for me, this is a big advantage! I think that for some topics it's possible to use other methodologies, so we can have different approaches to the themes We had some problems in the beginning of the course in the informatic room, and later problems with internet, etc It was necessary that everyone had access to a personal computer. We have to feel the difficulties, to feel the necessity to read more about the issues in order to become the knowledge more strong. And to do that we must use technologies.

The effectiveness of inquiry-based technology enhanced collaborative learning environment. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, v. In: Edwin Reilly, A. Encyclopedia of Computer Science. The mind map book: radiant thinking - the major evolution in human thought. New York, NY: Plume, Web-based collaborative inquiry learning. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, n. Cooperative Learning in Mathematics. London: Addison-Wesley, What do you mean by collaborative learning? In: Dillenbourg, P. Collaborative-learning: cognitive and computational approaches.

Oxford: Elsevier, Concept maps as hypermedia components. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. Cooperative Learning Methods: a meta- analysis. The Cooperative Learning Center, Univ. Technology as cognitive tools: learners as designers. IT Forum, Structural knowledge: techniques for representing, conveying, and acquiring structural knowledge. Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum, Computers as mindtools for engaging learners in critical thinking.

Techtrends, p. Concept mapping as cognitive learning and assessment tools. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, n. Pamplona, Spain, Defining ill-defined domains; a literature survey. Aleven, K. Ashley, C. Lynch, e N. Pinkwart Eds. This process is presented as one that developed as the understanding of the research object revealed the interest in creating articulations with other domains, in order to obtain answers to questions that Language Didactics identified as its own.

The formative dimension of the discipline is addressed in its relation to teaching practice and teacher education; but the development of research allowed by the scientific blooming in the national context is also underlined. The impact of phenomena related to the advances of information technologies and to globalisation is recognised, namely the effects that resulted from the integration of Portugal as a member in the European Union. Other signs of transformation in the epistemological journey of the discipline are acknowledged, identifying interlinguistic, interdisciplinary and interprofessional frontiers that tend to fade and revealing Language Didactics as a field that opens to new spheres of action; still, there are warnings against uncontrolled openness that could lead to loss of identity.

At the end, a conceptual framework is presented, as a summary and a possible organiser of a deeper historical and epistemological characterisation of this disciplinary field. Ikea das Rendas. It took Maria da Guia 2 months to reproduce the Ikea pattern using traditional Portuguese improvised knots.

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Sponsor: City of Villa do Conde. Fragile Elite. China's One Child Policy and its rigorous national focus on educational testing are well known. But what happens to those "lucky" few at the very top of the pyramid? Fragile Elite explores the contradictions of being an elite student through ethnographic research conducted at two top universities It uncovers the intimate psychological strains students suffer under the pressure imposed on them by parents and state, where the state acts as a parent, and the parents sometimes reinforce the state.

The book offers insights into the intergenerational tensions as work in relation to the ongoing Tropa: debate de elites. Geology and religion in Portugal. This paper addresses the relationship between geology and religion in Portugal by focusing on three case studies of naturalists who produced original research and lived in different historical periods, from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Whereas in non-peripheral European countries religious themes and even controversies between science and religion were dealt with by scientists and discussed in scientific communities, in Portugal the absence of a debate between science and religion within scientific and intellectual circles is particularly striking.

From the historiographic point of view, in a country such as Portugal , where Roman Catholicism is part of the religious and cultural tradition, the influence of religion in all aspects of life has been either taken for granted by those less familiar with the national context or dismissed by local intellectuals, who do not see it as relevant to science. The situation is more complex than these dichotomies, rendering the study of this question particularly appealing from the historiographic point of view, geology being by its very nature a well-suited point from which to approach the theme.

We argue that there is a long tradition of independence between science and religion, agnosticism and even atheism among local elites. Especially from the eighteenth century onwards, they are usually portrayed as enlightened minds who struggled against religious and political obscurantism. Religion—or, to be more precise, the Roman Catholic Church and its institutions—was usually identified with backwardness, whereas science was seen as the path to progress; consequently men of science usually dissociated their scientific production from religious belief.

Ordens militares de cavalaria de Portugal. Maxwell and P. Kenway, J. Fahey, D. Epstein, A. Koh, C. McCarthy, and F. Biosystems Engineering in Portugal. The paper gives the definition of Biosystems Engineering in Portugal ; Possible revisions of the core curriculum presented in the FEANI report; the current situation of Biosystems Engineering in Portugal ; The impacts of the transition to Biosystems Engineering; The need for a transition to Biosystems Engineering;Opportunities to the Biosystems Engineer in the labour market.

The innovation, technological progress, human capital, and scale economies are some of the explicative variables of the intra industry trade phenomena. Feminismo s e psicologia em Portugal. Full Text Available During the 18th century many people came to Braga as travellers or pilgrims.

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In this town they found several institutions, some of which helped the travellers materially and spiritually, such as the Third Order of Saint Francis. At the same time, this information allowed us to analyze, from a quantitative and qualitative perspective, some relevant characteristics of travellers in northern Portugal during that period. Besides the specifics of those whom the brothers assisted, this paper also evaluates the management of this activity, that of the distribution of alms, by the secular Franciscans of Braga, revealing a welfare practice that is practically unknown in current historiography.

From the most recently available data, an update of requests and approvals concerning marketing authorizations, variations, pricing, and reimbursements is provided. In Portugal ranked fifth in the European System of Medicines Evaluation in terms of the number of completed procedures as a reference member state. The Portuguese market for medicinal products for human use has been appreciably changed by the advent of generic drugs.

There is an increased trend for new request applications for biological and biotechnological substances. All rights reserved. Psicologia feminista em Portugal : dificuldades e conquistas. A ideia de partida CERN and Portugal. Portuguese particle physics is in a particularly healthy situation, having developed considerably following Portugal 's admission to CERN in With support from Brussels, scientific infrastructure has developed rapidly, although the science base has yet to attain the levels seen in larger nations.

The strong population of experimentalists in Portugal , including 14 PhDs, represents a 2. This successful development of experimental particle physics has benefited much from physicists returning from abroad mainly France and the UK. The direct result of the efforts of a few individuals notably J. This very special role and the financial support it implies provides a visible target, but one which can be defended as it provides a catalyst for other national scientific developments.

Gago and Coimbra Head, A. LIP, with close links to two universities in Lisbon and to the University of Coimbra, has developed into a centre of expertise and training in electronics, computing and software engineering. Portugal 's contribution to CERN's budget. Asthma in elite athletes. Asthma is frequently found among elite athletes performing endurance sports such as swimming, rowing and cross-country skiing.

Although these athletes often report symptoms while exercising, they seldom have symptoms at rest. Moreover, compared with nonathletic asthmatic individuals, elite athletes Elite athletes should undergo comprehensive assessment to confirm an asthma diagnosis and determine its degree of severity. It should, however All physicians treating asthma should From elite reproduction to elite adaptation: the dynamics of change in personal networks of Slovenian elites.

This article deals with the process of elite adaptation in Slovenia in the period between and While negotiated settlement between the old and new elites in Slovenia contributed to high reproduction rates of Slovenian old elites , there was significant change going on within the new and old elites. By looking at their ego networks, we show that the debate on elite reproduction is overlooking an important aspect of change, i. We analyze changes in the compo Assembling Toyota in Portugal.

A lot has been written over the last decade with regard to Toyota and the productive model associated to it toyota-ism. And more specifically concerning the " … best-seller that changed the Prison Conditions in Portugal. The first type of penitentiary has security Physiological characteristics of elite and sub- elite badminton players. The aims of this study were to establish the physical and physiological attributes of elite and sub- elite Malaysian male badminton players and to determine whether these attributes discriminate elite players from sub- elite players.

Measurements and tests of basic anthropometry, explosive power, anaerobic recovery capacity, badminton-specific movement agility, maximum strength, and aerobic capacity were conducted on two occasions, separated by at least one day. There were significant differences in instantaneous lower body power estimated from vertical jump height between the elite and sub- elite groups P badminton-specific movement agility tests. Our results show that elite Malaysian male badminton players are taller, heavier, and stronger than their sub- elite counterparts. The test battery, however, did not allow us to discriminate between the elite and sub- elite players, suggesting that at the elite level tactical knowledge, technical skills, and psychological readiness could be of greater importance.

Identifying Power Elites. Specifying network boundaries is fundamental in the study of social structures of elite networks. However, traditional methods do not offer clear criteria on either size or composition of the elite , and rely on numerous ad hoc decisions. A methodological framework that is inductive, reproducible First, a comprehensive dataset of the affiliation networks of all potentially powerful sectors in Denmark was assembled.

Second, these heterogeneous affiliation networks were weighted to account for potential level of social integration. Third, a weighted Immersion Ethnography of Elites. This chapter examines an innovative form of data-gathering that brings together two of the greatest methodological challenges social scientists face: conducting classical immersion ethnography and gaining access to elites.

The difficulties of accessing elites for research purposes have been well Den bureaukratiske elite. Artiklen har tre anliggender: 1 at opdatere og nuancere billedet af den bureaukratiske elite i Danmark, som det kendes fra tidligere politologiske studier; 2 at positionere analysen i et Hvem bliver morgendagens elite?

Kalyan Das. Articles written in Resonance — Journal of Science Education. Volume 5 Issue 12 December pp Book Review. S Das. Home; Journals; Bulletin of Materials Science. Articles written in Bulletin of Materials Science. Volume 25 Issue 6 November pp Face ao aumento da competitividade dos principais concorrentes, seria de esperar que os desempenhos das suas marcas fossem muito equilibrados. Para tal, foi efet Portugal The most significant semantic variations that the word suffered in the backdrop of the political conflicts caused by the establishment of Liberalism are investigated, taking in consideration that the modern political uses of this word arose with the French Invasions and with the resistance to those invasions by a part of the Portuguese population.

Skaber elite bredde? Faktisk viser nogle af de Deforestation in Portugal. Full Text Available Deforestation is not a new problem although world-wide population awareness is increasing. This issue has terrible environmental, social and economic consequences due to the over-exploitation of the natural resources and to alternative land uses which are more profitable in the short term.

The combat and mitigation of deforestation is one of the biggest challenges for the 21st Century in order to achieve the Millennium Goals and a global sustainable development at all levels of human activities. Therefore, this paper will address this concerns focusing on the causes and consequences of deforestation as well as on the actions carried out by the decision makers in order to provide solutions for this increasingly and alarming problem.

This paper will also approach the concepts of sustainability as well as the economy and management of the natural resources aiming an insight of the past deforestation in Portugal , the present situation and a sustainable perspective regarding the future. Elitism and Stochastic Dominance. Stochastic dominance has typically been used with a special emphasis on risk and inequality reduction something captured by the concavity of the utility function in the expected utility model. We claim that the applicability of the stochastic dominance approach goes far beyond risk and inequality measurement provided suitable adpations be made.

We apply in the paper the stochastic dominance approach to the measurment of elitism which may be considered the opposite of egalitarianism. While the The Sociology of Elite Education. Research on elites that is, on status groups that occupy dominant positions is characterized by the lack of connection between studies that focus on elite recruitment and those that focus on the exercise of power by elites.

As underlined by Giddens , both types of approach are important and should complement each other in the analysis of mediations between the class structure, the organizational structure and the power structure in a given society. Giddens also insists on the need for Several soil physical and chemical properties were evaluated in chestnut groves subjected to several soil management systems: chisel plow, that corresponds to the traditional tillage MT, disc harrowing GD, with rainfed seeded pasture PS, and no-tillage with spontaneous herbaceous vegetation NM.

Obtained results, between and , showed that soil bulk density was significantly higher in treatments NM and PS than in MT, just after tillage; nevertheless, five months. The thesis of judicialization of health care by the elites : medication for mucopolysaccharidosis. Foram analisados os proc Anthropometric and physical performance characteristics of top- elite , elite and non- elite youth female team handball players. In order to maximise the potential for success, developing nations need to produce superior systems to identify and develop talent, which requires comprehensive and up-to-date values on elite players.

This study examined the anthropometric and physical characteristics of youth female team handball players Anthropometric profiling included sum of eight skinfolds, body mass, stature, girths, breadths and somatotype. Elite outperformed non- elite players only in throwing velocity. The findings reveal that non- elite players compare unfavourably to top- elite international European players in many anthropometric and performance characteristics, and differ in a few characteristics compared to elite European club team players.

This study is useful for emerging team handball nations in improving talent identification processes. Elite Cohesion in Political Communication. Based on the combination of these two otherwise separated disciplines, the dissertation develops an integrated and comprehensive model of elite The dissertation presents the first comprehensive analysis of the political communication elite— high-ranking journalists, editors, politicians and their communication advisors — that shapes the content and form of political messages, news, debate and decisions in modern democracies.

Theoretically, the dissertation provides a new bridge between elite theory and political Dinamika Elit Lokal Madura. Full Text Available The priyayi played a vital role in leading the Indonesian community during the colonial era. The same applies to Madura society. However, the pattern of priyayi power, which was underpinned by feudalism waned, being replaced by Islamic religious leaders known as kiai. During the New Order regime, kiai in Madura played a very dominant role which was not only limited to the realm of religion, but also all aspects of life ranging from social, politics, economic, to culture.

Nevertheless, with the dawn of the reformation era, economic elites have catapulted themselves to prominence, and there are growing signs that they are replacing the role which religious leaders used to play in Madura society in general and in the political domain in particular through forming shadow state as a tool used to exert control over Madura Political dynamics.

Full Text Available In a pesantren Islamic boarding school, kiai is an strategic element. Javanese kiai mainly believe that a pesantren is a small palace where he becomes the ultimate source of power and authority. Even though he lives in a rural village, he becomes a member of elite group in social, politic and economic sides in the society.

Kiai who leads big pesantren has successfully enlarged their power in term of nation so kiai could be accepted in national elite. The position of kiai is higher among all pesantren elements. The degree as an Islamic scholar is exactly a sacred degree in pesantren culture and tradition.

Without his figure, it is impossible for a pesantren to develop and survive. Kiai holds an ultimate position on educate the behavior and morality of the santri students to be qualified and compatible Muslims generation. Kiai is not only a leader but he is also the man behind the leadership itself in supporting the progress of Islamic education institution for Muslims generations. Pesquisa ambiental de agentes de esporotricose em Portugal.

Este trabalho teve como principal objetivo, desenvolver um ensaio baseado em PCR para detetar e identificar membros do complexo S. Sex education in Portugal. The article on sex education in Portugal covers background, the educational system, the clashes of the 's over sex education, the Committee for the Study of Sexuality and Education CSSE , the policies, politics and social movements during the period - , the discussions in Parliament, the Reform of the Educational System, the Family Planning Association FPA and sex education, and the future role of the FPA.

It was not until the institution of the multiparity parliamentary system in that discussing social and political changes was possible, culminating in with new legislation on abortion, family planning, and sex education. The 's brought with it the influence of the Catholic Church. Change came in the form of progressivism among Catholics who replaced dogma with dialogue and listening. Sex education was considered as preparation for marriage, but masturbation, contraception, and prostitution were also discussed. In addition, the founder of FPA chaired the CSSE in and opened up debate on sex issues and drafted a bill to establish co-education in Portuguese schools.

The revolution of brought an end to censorship and brought forth a policy of developing family planning. Changed in the Family Code gave women greater equality. UNFPA supported teacher training in non-sexist education. With human reproduction included in the natural sciences, there was still no school sex education policy and contraception was only sometimes represented in the biology curriculum. The focus of FPA was on contraception and abortion.

Finally in the 's, the first sex education programs were developed for out-of-school youth. Even though in the 's there were leftists groups promoting sex education, it took leftist parliamentary power to get legislation on sex education in the schools adopted. The Ministry of Education however was pressured by the.

Elite Polarization and Public Opinion. Elite polarization has reshaped American politics and is an increasingly salient aspect of news coverage within the United States. As a consequence, a burgeoning body of research attempts to unravel the effects of elite polarization on the mass public.


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However, we know very little about how We report the results of one of the first content analyses to delve into the nature of news coverage of elite polarization. We show that such coverage is predominantly critical of polarization. Moreover, we show that unlike coverage of politics focused We build on these novel findings with two survey experiments exploring the influence of these features of polarization news coverage on public Portugal 's Secondary School Modernisation Programme.

The aim of the Secondary School Modernisation Programme, being implemented in Portugal by "Parque Escolar, EPE", is based on the pursuit of quality and makes Portuguese education a potential international benchmark. This paper discusses the strategies adopted to reorganise school spaces. It describes the conceptual model and highlights…. Full Text Available The expression dwelling tourism designates the set of lodgings situated in rural areas, orientated for the exploitation of theirs natural and cultural resources.

This article presents qualitative and quantitative data about the production, consumption, and the local impacts of the activity in Portugal. The accommodation provided recreates either the homes considered typical of not too poor peasants or those reminiscent of provincial elites. The owners may be classified in four groups: provincial elites , farmers, undifferentiated, and prevaricators. Hosts are middle-class urbanites motivated by a pastoralist ideational framework, complemented by an attraction for History when accommodation is sought in manor-houses or villas.

Measures to address climate change on the planet involve a number of factors including the existence of structures and organizations to catalyze and encourage transformative actions. Local capacity building involves the consciousness of citizens and elites in line with the institutional actions to respond at various levels. Based on empirical research the orientations of the elite university students in Chile are analyzed.

We focus on the perceptions of. Full Text Available During the period of planned economy only a limited section of society with high social status had an access to elite goods in our country. At present an access to these goods is not regulated, and elite goods trade market in Russia is developing rapidly. In the article the essence of " elite good" and "regional elite goods market" concepts is defined, the classification of elite goods markets is given, also the main factors and tendencies of elite goods market development in the Ural Region is analyzed.

Specific physiological and biomechanical performance in elite , sub- elite and in non- elite male team handball players. Team handball is a dynamic sport game that is played professionally in numerous countries. However, knowledge about training and competition is based mostly on practical experience due to limited scientific studies.

Consequently, the aims of our study were to compare specific physiological and biomechanical performance in elite , sub- elite and in non- elite male team handball players. Thirty-six elite , sub- elite and non- elite male team handball players performed a game based performance test, upper-body and lower-body strength tests, m sprint test, counter movement jump test and an incremental treadmill running test. Significant differences Phandball specific oxygen uptake and higher leg strength compared to sub- elite and non- elite players.

Based on these results we recommend that training in team handball should focus on game based training methods to improve performance in specific agility, endurance and technique. Foram analisados os processos julgados entre fevere Dynamic balance in elite karateka. In karate, balance control represents a key performance determinant. With the hypothesis that high-level athletes display advanced balance abilities, the purpose of the current study was to quantitatively investigate the motor strategies adopted by elite and non- elite karateka to maintain balance control in competition.

The proposed method could be used to objectively detect talented karateka, to measure proficiency level and to assess training effectiveness. The population of Portugal showed a period of slow growth between ; however, in the s, the return of large numbers of former residents in African territories along with a reduction in emigration changed the trend so that the census showed a significant increase.

The Portuguese economy, on the other hand, is in a state of crisis which has resulted in large numbers of unemployed. The growth of the population along with these hard times has made it more difficult to reduce the rate of unemployment. It is also more difficult for those leaving school to find jobs. The better educated generations are seeking jobs in industry and in other services that Portugal will find difficult to offer in sufficient numbers in the immediate future. At present, the Portuguese economy has a large component of agricultural labor.

In any case, the means of economic and social intervention to fight unemployment have limited potential. Therefore, many of those unable to find jobs in Portugal will attempt to emigrate. Many Portuguese are already working in Germany, France, and in other Western European countries but migration today is much more difficult. In addition, these countries cannot be expected to recive many more migrant workers in the future. In fact, those better educated workers from Portugal will not be very interested in the low paying jobs which can be found more easily by foreign workers in Western Euorpe.

Many will therefore attempt to find jobs in non-European countries. There has been a recent increase of migration to Canada and the US. A renewal of interest in jobs in Brazil and other South Amerian countries is also to be expected. There may also be a future increase in the number of experts, technicians, and other qualified personnel emigrating to Portuguese speaking African countries if there is adequate security and if these countries find the way to expand economic growth.

Poverty and precarity in Portugal. This research assesses poverty levels in Portugal within a multidimensional approach, over a period from to Further, it aims at inferring a causal relationship between precarious jobs and the estimated multidimensional poverty level. This research adds to the existing literature by applying a discrete choice experiment in the construction of the poverty index, as well as by nding causality between poverty and precarity. Empirical results suggest that, while multidim Putting Portugal on the Map.

Accordingly, the supported polymorphic spatialities ought to stir up controversy based on knowledge and arguments that are solid from a theoretical and empirical stance, and should make explicit the objectives and values they are based on. The New Elite Prefers Quality. Full Text Available Over the last fifty years, the quality of construction has been constantly declining in light of the ideology of fast updating of the whole sphere of consumption. As a result, the houses built in the s remain elite , despite their respectable age. Bulgakov House the object of the issue is built in the historical center of Moscow.

The high quality of its design and construction and careful and attentive treatment of the historic environment make this house an example of true elitism. Portugal to Accede to ESO. Following subsequent ratification by the Portuguese Parliament of the ESO Convention and the associated protocols [2], it is foreseen that Portugal will formally join this organisation on January 1, It was made possible by the rapid Portuguese scientific development and by the growth and internationalisation of its scientific community.

We will devote our best efforts to the success of ESO". Full Text Available This article explores the relationship between religiosity and voting decisions in Spain and Portugal. We study whether religion measured as church attendance and opinions about moral issues influences voting for the two main political parties. Results show a different relationship between religion and voting in both countries: only in Spain religious beliefs play an important role in electoral behaviour.

We claim that to account for this finding several factors need to be considered, namely the different configuration of the party systems and religious maps, the distinctive mechanisms linking religious identities with voting and, above all, the important role played by political leaders in activating religiosity within the electoral competition. The Mousterian complex in Portugal. Self Hypnosis for Elite Athletes. A summary of the use of hypnosis in sport Morgan has suggested that the evidence in this area is equivocal, particularly in strength, endurance, and psychomotor tasks.

However, some experiments have demonstrated the potential use of hypnosis. This paper presents examples of two elite Australian athletes who achieve success using hypnosis or…. Disciplinary Elites and Qualitative Research. Key aspects of the academic socialization of doctoral students in Britain are described by comparing and contrasting supervisors of Ph. The role of the supervisor in the production of academic elites is highlighted in the two very different academic research traditions.

A total of…. Performance Analysis in Elite Sports. The central theme of this dissertation concerns the development of techniques for analyzing and comparing performances of elite sportsmen. When performances are delivered under varying circumstances, or are influenced by other factors than the athletes' abilities, a fair comparison, for instance. The cavernicolous Oniscidea Crustacea: Isopoda of Portugal. The study of subterranean Oniscidea in Portugal has been neglected for nearly 70 years, but recent investigations have revealed high diversity.

All the terrestrial isopods known from caves of mainland Portugal , including data from the literature and new material, are listed, revealing new biodive Child Labour and Educational Success in Portugal. The current debate on child labour focuses on developing countries. This paper studies the patterns of child labour in Portugal and assesses the consequences of…. Portugal 's Petrogal eyes expansion amid continuing privatization. Portugal 's recently privatized state oil company Petrogal is about to embark on a major expansion worldwide.

That comes against the backdrop of major change in Portugal 's energy sector and the rocky road to Petrogal's partial privatization. Despite the controversy, there remain opportunities for foreign companies investing in Portugal 's energy sector. The most attractive opportunities are in Portugal 's downstream petroleum sector and in the country's continuing campaign to develop its natural gas industry. Typical of the latter is Portugal 's participation in the Trans-Maghreb gas pipeline megaproject.

The paper discusses the background to privatization, its current status, Petrogal strategy, modernization of refineries, a joint partnership with Venezuela, constraints, energy policy program, gas pipeline privatization, and concerns of the gas industry. A amostra foi composta por 75 brasileiros que vivem em Portugal , sendo 35 homens e 40 mulheres. This study aimed to understand the main conditions and setting of the Brazilian immigrants formations in the Portuguese context. Specifically, the aim was to clarify which factors contribute to determine the searching for Health services in the host country.

The sample was consisted by 75 Brazilians who live in Portugal , from which 35 were men and 40 were women.


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  • The data were collected by a socio-demographic questionnaire and analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. The results showed an increasing of a Brazilian Immigrants' profile in Portugal , and the insertion of such into a group of social risk, reflected in their psychological and social conditions, and more specifically in the Health field.

    Elite Education Abroad and Social Reproduction. Previous research has shown that family background still plays a role in educational choices, especially when it comes to elite education. We examine how family background affects the likelihood of graduating in an elite or non- elite university abroad.

    We use two unique surveys of Danish emigrants When we asked respondents why they studied abroad Overall, we find that children with highly educated and positioned parents are more likely to seek distinctive educational capital. Also, around half of those pursuing elite education abroad have parents who have studied or worked abroad.

    Hence, people pursuing Transnational citizenship: Latin Americans in Portugal. Full Text Available This article is a reflection upon the exercising of transnational citizenship as a consequence of international migration, applied to Latin Americans resident in Portugal. In order to do this we have adopted the concept of transnational citizenship, as its malleability allows us to consider the whole concept of countries of origin and destination and the influence of bilateral and international relations.

    We ask how transnational citizenship is exercised in the European Union, Ibero-American and, particularly, Portuguese spaces, and whether it is affected by the economic crisis in Europe and, in particular, Portugal , by analysing the cases of Argentines, Brazilians and Uruguayans living in Portugal.

    Sociological analysis of contemporary Turkish political elites. This study was designed to find general characteristics of Contemporary Turkish political Elites since up to date. Social background characteristics were employed to realise the purposes. Documentary and historical research techniques were used during the study. As a result of examining the Contemporary Turkish political elites since up to these major findings were discovered: the large majority of the Turkish parliamentary elites were well educated, male, middle aged, marrie Dental radiographic exposures in Portugal.

    A survey of dental intra-oral radiography was carried out in Portugal in and in hospitals, clinics and private offices. The median entrance absorbed dose for a molar tooth was calculated to be 6. Improvement of image quality and reduction of patient dose can be mainly achieved by improving the quality of film processing. Astronomy Week in Madeira, Portugal. The outreach programme Semanas da Astronomia Astronomy Weeks is held in late spring or summer on the island of Madeira, Portugal.

    We believe that this programme is a good case study for showing how to attract the general public to astronomy in a small population , area km2 and fairly isolated place such as Madeira. Our Astronomy Weeks have been different each year and have so far included exhibitions, courses, talks, a forum, documentaries, observing sessions some with blackouts , music and an astro party. These efforts may contribute towards putting Madeira on the map with respect to observational astronomy, and have also contributed to the planned installation of two observatories in the island.

    DAS performance analysis. Performance measurements which were taken on DAS and the tools used to make them are then described. Optometry in Portugal : a historical perspective. The establishment and development of optometry in Portugal resulted from the committed work of many individuals and institutions. These efforts have had good results in terms of raising the public's awareness of the major role played by optometrists in primary eye care. Back in the late 80's higher education in optometry was started. Ten years ago the results of scientific research on the topic first became available and are now also contributing to the success of optometry in Portugal.

    In regard to the optometry profession, specific regulations are to be discussed in the national parliament. This article will present an overview of the history of optometry in Portugal , of change in the foreseeable future and of the APLO's experience and activities. Pension Systems in Europe. Case of Portugal. Full Text Available The article presents an insight into the old age pension system in Portugal. In the summary, the author highlights as a particular Portuguese approach, on the background of other countries, the fact of using in Portugal definite part of VAT income for pension system financing.

    The US Census Bureau reveals that although there are more than A large part of the problem is that, like most of the nation, elite colleges and universities have little awareness of the…. MRI of overuse injury in elite athletes. Overuse injuries are a common finding in elite athletes. Magnetic resonance imaging MRI is the optimal method for the diagnosis of overuse injury in athletes of all levels. We present a review of common and important overuse injuries occurring in elite athletes. A systematic approach based on the functional anatomic units - tendons, bones and joints - may assist in diagnosis of these injuries.

    The social structures within coach education have been largely unexplored, undiscussed, and treated as unproblematic in contributing to coach learning, both in research and practice. The study used semi-structured, in-depth interviews with 11 elite cricket coaches to gather their perceptions of an elite coach education programme. In particular,…. When we asked respondents why they studied abroad, especially men highlighted academic level and prestige. For one third of women, partner was an important consideration. Together, the United Kingdom and the United States attract We study how social origin affects the likelihood of obtaining university education, with focus on foreign elite and non- elite education.

    Having highly educated parents increases the likelihood of obtaining university education both at home and abroad. Our survey data on Danes who have emigrated The distribution of parental education among those who obtain non- elite education abroad does not differ much from the distribution among those obtaining university education When do ruling elites support productive sectors? They have failed to enforce fisheries management because there are big political costs associated with such enforcement.

    The dairy sector in the southwestern milk region was initially supported because the ruling elite This paper explains the differences in ruling elite support for the fisheries and dairy sectors in Uganda. Although production in Uganda has not generally been promoted in any sustained way, ruling elites have to varying degrees supported the dairy and fisheries sectors.

    The paper shows Coming from the region himself, the president had a keen interest in dairy cattle. The sector was subsequently regulated because the biggest processor put pressure on the ruling elite to do so. Even when the ruling coalition is fragmented, promoting Climate index for Portugal - Methodology. According to the U. The variations in temperature - even small ones - can also have long-lasting effects on the operational results of a company. Among other, the Energy supply sector is sensitive to weather risks: a milder or harsher than usual winter leads to a decrease or increase of energy consumption.

    The price of electricity on power trading facilities like Powernext is especially sensitive to odd changes in temperatures. Powernext and Meteo-France the French meteorological agency have joined expertise in order to promote the use of weather indices in term of decision making or underlying of hedging tools to energy actors, end users from any other sector of activity and specialists of the weather risk hedging.

    The Powernext Weather indices are made from information collected by Meteo-France's main observation network according to the norms of international meteorology, in areas carefully selected. The gross data are submitted to a thorough review allowing the correction of abnormalities and the reconstitution of missing data. Each index is fashioned to take into account the economic activity in the various regions of the country as represented by each region's population. This demographic information represents a fair approximation of the weight of the regional economic activity.

    This document presents the calculation methodology of average, minimum and maximum weather indexes with the winter and summer regression equations for the different economical regions of Portugal. Ecole et communaute au Portugal. Since Portugal has experienced some dramatic changes in educational practices at the local level. The school has been opened to the community and the community to the school.

    Teacher education now includes community studies, designed to prepare teachers for an active role in this process and for the better understanding of the social background of pupils. One new practice is the publication of local newspapers or news-sheets to enhance the understanding of the community by teachers and pupils.

    The development of a school garden for the cultivation of flowers and vegetables serves as another bridge between school and community. Other examples of community action are adult literacy classes, the creation of voluntary organisations for women, the running of youth clubs, the formation of co-operatives, and local projects like the purchase of an old tram-car to be converted into a library. One half-day a week was to be devoted to the integration of the school with the locality, young people's participation in society as agents of change, the linking of study and productive work, and the involvement of young people in the solution of national problems, working from a concrete knowledge of local and regional life.

    However, since there has been a more conservative approach, and only in places with a strong consensus amongst teachers has the new relationship between school and community been maintained. Elite athletes and pubertal delay. Intensive physical training and participation in competitive sports during childhood and early adolescence may affect athletes' pubertal development. On the other hand, pubertal timing, early or late, may impact on an athlete selection for a particular sport.

    Genetic predisposition, training load, nutritional status and psychological stress determine athletes' pubertal timing. Athletes that practice esthetic sports, especially gymnasts, are predisposed to a delay in pubertal development. The growing evidence indicates that energy deficiency, not a systemic training per se, plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of functional hypothalamic hypogonadism in female athletes.

    Metabolic and psychologic stress activate hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and suppress hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis. Female athletes who do not begin secondary sexual development by the age of 14 or menstruation by the age of 16 warrant a comprehensive evaluation and a targeted treatment. Somatic growth and sexual maturation of elite female athletes are largely sport-specific since each sport favors a particular somatotype and requires a specific training. Chronic negative energy balance resulting from a systemic physical training and inadequate energy intake may delay pubertal development in elite athletes.

    Youth athletes, especially those engaged in competitive sports that emphasize prepubertal or lean appearance, are at risk of developing relative energy deficiency in sport associated with disordered eating or eating disorders. Management strategies should address the complex conditions underlying functional hypothalamic hypogonadism. The natural gas industry in Portugal. This article makes a synthesis of the evolution of the natural gas sector in Portugal since the end of the 's.

    The aim of the energy policy of Portugal was the creation of a liberalized energy market capable to ensure the security of the energy supplies and to encourage the energy efficiency in order to reduce the environmental impact. The success of the introduction of natural gas in Portugal perfectly fulfills these goals. Since , the natural gas consumption has increased significantly.

    The start-up of the methane terminal of Sines allows the diversification of the supply sources and contributes to the growth of the offer. The opening of the market is under development. It will allow the main consumers to select their supplier among those present on the Portuguese market. GALP company should keep its leader position and its daughter company 'Gas du Portugal ' should reach MW of power generation capacities by with the development of multi-energy services. The creation of an Iberian energy market between Spain and Portugal should speed up in leading to deep modifications in the energy sector of southern Europe.

    Elite y naturaleza. Previously identified patellar tendinopathy risk factors differ between elite and sub- elite volleyball players. Patellar tendinopathy is the most common knee injury incurred in volleyball, with its prevalence in elite athletes more than three times that of their sub- elite counterparts. The purpose of this study was to determine whether patellar tendinopathy risk factors differed between elite and sub- elite male volleyball players. Nine elite and nine sub- elite male volleyball players performed a lateral stop-jump block movement. Interventions designed to reduce landing frequency and improve quadriceps extensibility are recommended to reduce patellar tendinopathy prevalence in volleyball players.

    No segunda fase do estudo, 62 pessoas jovens e 62 pes Enoturismo em Portugal : as Rotas de Vinho. Full Text Available Since , as supported by the Dyonisios program of the European Union, the wine routes have been the most visible face of the wine tourism practice in Portugal. This article aims at analysing the basis for the development of wine tourism in Portugal and its structure around wine routes.

    The socioeconomics traits of both the vineyards and wine, are analysed. The existing routes in Portugal are presented and their strengths and limitations are identi-fied. Post Fire Vegetation Recovery in Portugal.

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    Fires in Portugal , as in the Mediterranean ecosystems, have a complex effect on vegetation regeneration due to the different responses of vegetation to the variety of fire regimes and to the complexity of landscape structures. A thorough evaluation of vegetation recovery after fire events becomes therefore crucial in land management. In , Portugal suffered a strong damage from forest fires that damaged an area of ha of forest and shrub. This year are particularly interesting because it is associated the severe drought of The aim of the present study is to identify large burnt scars in Portugal during the fire seasons and monitoring vegetation behaviour throughout the pre and the post fire periods.

    The mono-parametric model developed by Gouveia et al. The increased incidence of Imported Tropical Diseases in Portugal is correlated to a recent higher standard of living, influence of media and a consequent expansion of tourism, and above all to the close relationship existing between Portugal and Africa.

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    Finally, the impact of HIV epidemic on incidence and different clinical presentations of parasitic and other tropical pathology was also evaluated. Full Text Available Institutional arrangements to provide water services have been reshaped extensively worldwide. This paper provides a theory-informed account of the way in which water service provision has been physically and institutionally restructured in the Algarve, Portugal over the years.

    Ever-expanding demands for water services by the tourism sector, along with European Union EU regulations and money, made the local people dependent on national policy for water service provision. The district level was constituted as a decentralised level of national resource governance. The case study shows the role of European policies in restructuring the spatio-temporal order in the Algarve and strengthening the influence of the national state within the region.

    A consequential outcome has been that water quality, sewage treatment, and reliability of services, have significantly improved in line with European requirements. Fascist labscapes: geneticists, wheat, and the landscapes of Fascism in Italy and Portugal. This paper explores the role of scientists in the building of fascist regimes in Italy and Portugal by focusing on plant geneticists' participation in the Italian and Portuguese wheat wars for bread self-sufficiency.

    The main argument is that the production of standardized organisms—the breeder's elite seeds—in laboratory spaces is deeply entangled with their circulation through extended distribution networks that allowed for their massive presence in Italian and Portuguese landscapes such as the Po Valley and the Alentejo. The narrative pays particular attention to the historical development of fascist regimes in the two countries, advancing the argument that breeders' artifacts were key components of the institutionalization of the new political regimes.

    Kinanthropometric and performance characteristics of elite and non- elite female softball players. The purpose of the present study was to compare the kinanthropometric and performance characteristics of elite and non- elite female softball players. A total forty elite and non- elite level female softball players were selected from the different colleges affiliated to the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for the present study.

    The height of subjects was measured by using the standard anthropometric rod. Weight was measured with portable weighing machine. Widths and diameters of body parts were measured by using digital caliper. Girths and lengths were taken with steel tape. Skinfold thickness measurements were taken using the Slimguide skinfold caliper. All subjects were also assessed for performance tests i.

    Independent samples t-test reveals that elite female softball players were significantly taller Psoftball players also had significantly greater biacromial Psoftball players. The non- elite female softball players were found to have significantly greater thigh circumference Psoftball players.

    The non- elite players were also found to have significantly higher percentage body fat Psoftball players. The elite female softball players had significantly greater kinanthropometric characteristics, body composition and performance characteristics than the non- elite female softball players. B P Das. A K Das. Volume 28 Issue 2 April pp Fly Ash. The reaction between S K Das. Volume 24 Issue 4 August pp Metals and Alloys. A numerical P Chaitanya Das. Volume 9 Issue 7 July pp Classroom.

    Volume 33 Issue 4 August pp Electrical Properties. P K Das. Volume 23 Issue 4 August pp Nitride Ceramics. Fronteira Portugal -Espanha e individualidade territorial. At times, the border has been the zone of tension and separation, whereas at other periods in history, the border has been very permeable and there has been free exchange and mutual cooperation.