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The Old Catholic Missal & RitualRationality and Ritual: Participation and Exclusion in Nuclear Decision-MakingGroup SelectionDeath, Deeds, and Descendants: Inheritance in Modern AmericaThe Pastoral Epistles Through the CenturiesRules of the Game for Life/College/High SchoolDas Individuum Im Spannungsverhaltnis Von Staatlicher Souveranitat Und Internationalisierung: Berstaatliche Zwangsgewalt in Der ReIIS SecurityAttraction & Hostility: An Experimental Analysis of Interpersonal and Self EvaluationIntroduction to Continuum BiomechanicsThe Economic Theory of Representative GovernmentNatural Enemies: People-Wildlife Conflicts in Anthropological PerspectivePolitics Without Sovereignty: A Critique of Contemporary International RelationsLearning Chinese, Turning Chinese: Challenges to Becoming Sinophone in a Globalised WorldThe Everyday Practice of Race in America: Ambiguous PrivilegeImplantable Defibrillators: A Case Approach: Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators: A WorkbookKwaheri Ukoloni, Kwaheri Uhuru! Zanzibar Na Mapinduzi YA AfrabiaMan's Dominion: The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's RightsThe Handbook of Risk Management: Implementing a Post-Crisis Corporate CultureWhere Nation-States Come from: Institutional Change in the Age of NationalismBack Lot: Growing Up with the MoviesThe Singer's Repertoire, Part IIMilady's Aesthetician Series: Advanced Face and Body Treatments for the SpaEvidence-Based Psychotherapy Treatment PlanningMarriage Disputes in Medieval EnglandPneumatik: GrundstufeThe Complete One-Week Preparation for the Cisco Ccent/CCNA Icnd1 Exam 640-822: Second Edition (March 2011)Killing Spanish: Literary Essays on Ambivalent U.S. Latino/A IdentityBeyond Camelot: Rethinking Politics and Law for the Modern StateCreek Religion and MedicinePSPICE for Filters and Transmission LinesFinite State Machine Datapath Design, Optimization, and ImplementationMarkov Logic: An Interface Layer for Artificial IntelligenceAn Introduction to Multivariable MathematicsThetheory of Timed I/O Automata, Second EditionDictionnaire Des Racines Semitiques Ou Attestees Dans les Langues Semitiques, Tome 9Quantitative Neurophysiology, Revised EditionGenetic Counseling: Ethical Challenges and ConsequencesOxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and GynecologyUsing Discourse Analysis to Improve Classroom InteractionPassing Over Easter: Constructing the Boundaries of Messianic JudaismThe African American Press: A History of News Coverage During National Crises, with Special Reference to Four Black Newspapers, 18The Boy Detectives: Essays on the Hardy Boys and OthersThe Mormon Delusion. Volume 2. the Secret Truth Withheld from 13 Million Mormons.Torah, Light and Healing: Mystical Insights Into Healing Based on the Hebrew LanguageLives Transformed: A Revolutionary Method of Dynamic PsychotherapyMilitary Miracles and Biblical Prophecy: The Hand of God in HistoryEducation as Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of SchoolsAfter Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary PastMake It Safe: A Guide to Food SafetyInterest Groups and Campaign Finance Reform in the United States and CanadaOutlines & Highlights for Public Administration in America by Michael E. MilakovichOutlines & Highlights for Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care by Joyce E. DainsOutlines & Highlights for Europe in the Twentieth Century by PaxtonCircuit Analysis with MultisimManual of Outpatient CardiologyStudyguide for Physics by James S. Walker, ISBN 9780321541635Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube: Martin Gardner's Mathematical DiversionsNagarjuna and the Philosophy of OpennessA Court on Horseback: Imperial Touring and the Construction of Qing Rule, 1680-1785Descartes's Changing MindVHDL: Just the New StuffThe Community Forests of Mexico: Managing for Sustainable LandscapesUnsung Voices: Opera and Musical Narrative in the Nineteenth CenturyWittgenstein and the Mystical: Philosophy as an Ascetic PracticeThe Inflation-Targeting DebateEmerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First CenturyMaternal Effects in MammalsA Counter-History of Crime Fiction: Supernatural, Gothic, SensationalProphets of the Past: Interpreters of Jewish HistoryChaotic Transitions in Deterministic and Stochastic Dynamical Systems: Applications of Melnikov Processes in Engineering, Physics,Career Development in Recreation, Parks and Tourism: A Positioning ApproachMaking the Detective Story American: Biggers, Van Dine and Hammett and the Turning Point of the Genre, 1925-1930The Secret War Against HitlerEnglish-Spanish Dictionary of Plant Biology: Includes Plantae, Monera, Protoctista, Fungi and Index of a Spanish EquivalentsRechtshandbuch Facility ManagementGeneral Aviation LawPatterns-Based Engineering: Successfully Delivering Solutions Via PatternsPartnerships for Women's Health: Striving for Best Practice Within the UN Global CompactGrasping for Heaven: Interviews with North American MountaineersThe Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzsche, Freud, and MarxHistorical Sketch of the CherokeeRegional Development Theories and Their ApplicationRunning Mad for Kentucky: Frontier Travel AccountsBreast Milk - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet ReferencesMicrocontrollers Fundamentals for Engineers and ScientistsPolitics: Books V and VINext Development of Mankind (Ppr)The Janus Faces of Genius: The Role of Alchemy in Newton's ThoughtThe Strange Death of Soviet Communism: A PostScriptGetting a Dial Tone: Telecommunications Liberalisation in Malaysia and the PhilippinesThe Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences: Clause Structure and Word Order Patterns in KwaStructural Analysis: A Historical ApproachFourier Series and Integral TransformsArion's Lyre: Archaic Lyric Into Hellenistic PoetrySpirits & LiqueursFinancing Public Universities: The Case of Performance FundingChemical Warfare: A Study in RestraintsIsrael's Destiny: Fertility and Mortality in a Divided SocietyDrafting Wills & Trusts


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The Old Catholic Missal & Ritual

Product : The Old Catholic Missal & Ritual
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The Old Catholic churches have branches-both official and unofficial-all over the world. They constitute one of the most interesting and diverse movements in Christian history, a movement worthy of greater visibility and academic attention. Here is the classic translation of the Roman Catholic Mass adapted for Old Catholic use in English parishes by the first Old Catholic bishop consecrated for missionary work in the British Isles, Arnold Harris Mathew. Long out of print, this is an exact copy of the original 1909 edition, available once more from Apocryphile Press.
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Author : Mathew, A. H.
Publisher : Apocryphile Press
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Rationality and Ritual: Participation and Exclusion in Nuclear Decision-Making

Product : Rationality and Ritual: Participation and Exclusion in Nuclear Decision-Making
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : In "Rationality and Ritual," internationally-renowned expert Brian Wynne offers a profound analysis of science and technology policy-making. By focussing on an episode of major importance in Britain's nuclear history - the Windscale Inquiry, a public hearing about the future of fuel reprocessing in Britain - he offers a powerful critique of such judicial procedures and the underlying assumptions of the rationalist approach.This second edition makes available again this classic and still very relevant work. Nearly 30 years on from its original publication, debates about nuclear power are coming to the fore once again. Yet we still do not have adequate ways to make decisions on these big issues, involving true public debate, rather than ritualistic processes in which the rules and scope of the debate are proscribed by those in authority. The perspectives in this book are as significant and original as they were when it was written.The new edition contains a substantial introduction by the author reflecting on changes (and lack of) in the intervening years and introducing new themes, relevant to today's world of big science and technology, that can be drawn out of the original text. It also offers a new Foreword by Gordon Mackerron, an expert on energy and nuclear policy, who sets this classic work in the context of contemporary nuclear debates.
**** PRICE: USD 45.84
Author : Wynne, Brian / Mackerron, Gordon
Publisher : Earthscan Publications
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Group Selection

Product : Group Selection
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Living things are constantly engaged in a struggle for existence, and ingenious devices for the purpose of self-preservation can be seen in all types of animal and plant life. However, nature also displays phenomena that are not related to survival or that seem clearly to violate the principle of self-preservation-particularly when organisms interact with one another. Darwin investigated these apparent contradictions and proposed that both mechanisms of self preservation and those of reproduction are explained by a more basic principle of "natural selection"-the reproductive survival of the fittest. George C. Williams in Group Selection challenges the adequacy of this process of selection at the individual level. Williams has here collected the work of the chief partisans with opposed viewpoints on the theory of selection at the group level to state their arguments and rebuttals. A minority of modern biologists offer evidence to show that groups of living things are organized to assure their collective survival; they are not merely collections of individuals designed for their own survival and reproduction. In opposition, defenders of the traditional point of view charge that mechanisms of group survival are based on illusion and misinterpretation. Because of the wide range of opinion expressed in Group Selection, the reader is exposed to all sides of the dispute and encouraged to form his or her own views. In addition, as a source book on current evolutionary issues or for research or reference material, Group Selection remains a valuable addition to every personal and institutional library in the biological sciences.
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Author : Williams, Charles / Williams, George
Publisher : Aldine
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Death, Deeds, and Descendants: Inheritance in Modern America

Product : Death, Deeds, and Descendants: Inheritance in Modern America
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Clignetas analysis of inheritance patterns in modern America is the first sustained treatment of the subject by a sociologist. Clignet shows that even today inheritance serves to perpetuate both familial wealth and familial relations. He examines what leads decedents to chose particular legal instruments (wills, trusts, insurance policies, gifts inter vivos) and how, in turn, the instrument chosen helps explain the extent and the form of inequalities in bequests, of a result of the gender or matrimonial status of the beneficiaries. The authoras major is to identify and explain the most significant sources of variations in the amount and the direction of transfers of wealth after death in the United States. He uses two kinds of primary data: estate tax returns fi led by a sample of male and female beneficiaries to estates in 1920 and 1944, representing two successive generations of estate transfers, and publicly recorded legal instruments such as wills and trusts. In addition, Clignet draws widely on secondary sources in the fields of anthropology, economics, and history. His findings reflect substantive and methodological concerns. The analysis underlines the need to rethink the sociology of generational bonds, as it is informed by age and gender. Death, Deeds, and Descendants underscores the variety of forms of inequality that bequests take and highlights the complexity of interrelations between the cultures of the decedentsa nationalities and issues like occupation and gender. Inheritance is viewed as a way of illuminating the subtle tensions between continuity and change in American society. This book is an important contribution to the study of the relationship between sociology of the family and sociology of social stratification.
**** PRICE: USD 45.86
Author : Clignet, Remi / Beckert, Jens
Publisher : Aldine
Tags: Death, Deeds, and Descendants: Inheritance in Modern America Clignet, Remi / Beckert, Jens

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The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries

Product : The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Drawing on scholarly insights and a comprehensive array of texts from the entirety of Christian tradition, "The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries" explores the rich legacy of the Pastorals as it has unfolded over the centuries. Explores the important role of the New Testament letters to Timothy and Titus, known collectively as the Pastoral Epistles, in the development of early Christianity Surveys the many theological, cultural, literary, political, and artistic uses of the Pastorals, and the broader influence these letters have had throughout the ages Considers the Pastorals' complex influence on issues such as church structure and rites, the roles of women in Christian religious life, the authority of scripture, and the development of monastic orders Examines the many ways in which language and concepts from the Pastoral Epistles (such as "fight the good fight" and "the root of all evils") have filtered into our cultural vernacular References the works of major theologians and interpreters from all periods, and places special emphasis on traditionally underrepresented interpreters
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Author : Twomey, Jay
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
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Rules of the Game for Life/College/High School

Product : Rules of the Game for Life/College/High School
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Work hard and you'll get ahead " We've heard that all our lives, but has it worked? Has your hard work often gone unnoticed or have others who have not worked as hard as you moved on, leaving you behind? If so, this book is a must read."Empowering Yourself...The Organizational Game Revealed" tells why your career might be slowing or has hit the "glass ceiling." For the first time, the unwritten rules that define our system have been defined and written. Whether your definition of success is increased credibility in your current assignment or moving up the organizational ladder, this book will give you the knowledge to make the proper decisions to accomplish your goals.This book will, as never before, take you into the critical area of the "unwritten rules" that are so important in a successful career or life. You will, after reading this book, truly know how "the system" works and how "the game" should be played. If gaining empowerment or owning/controlling your career is an objective in your life, you must learn how the system works. This will allow your choices to be meaningful and productive. Without the information contained in this course, personal decisions will be hollow and careers will be left to the dictates of the system. After reading this book, events in your organizations will make sense; the advice from your mentor will be better understood; and even the evaluation of the evening news will take on new excitement simply because you understand the game.It is impossible to win any game if you do not know the rules. Mr. Coleman, in a simple and straight forward manner, gives us the rules we need to be successful. This book can level the playing field for any individual.
**** PRICE: USD 45.86
Author : Coleman, Harvey J.
Publisher : Authorhouse
Tags: Rules of the Game for Life/College/High School Coleman, Harvey J.

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Das Individuum Im Spannungsverhaltnis Von Staatlicher Souveranitat Und Internationalisierung: Berstaatliche Zwangsgewalt in Der Re

Product : Das Individuum Im Spannungsverhaltnis Von Staatlicher Souveranitat Und Internationalisierung: Berstaatliche Zwangsgewalt in Der Re
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : English summary: International public law must face the reality of intra-state and international conflicts. War and military humanitarian intervention are still means of international politics. It is, therefore, more than ever necessary to analyze the legal conditions, under which perpetual peace might be established. The international right as developed by Immanuel Kant is not only built upon this intention of creating and keeping international peace, but also protecting individual freedom in an international context. Legal philosophy as elaborated by Kant more than 200 years ago is thus founded on the inherent connection of right with individual freedom. This analysis shows how Kant unfolds his basic principles of legal theory and their interrelation, especially with regard to modern international public law and concepts of supra-national coercive power. German text. German description: Auch mehr als 200 Jahre nach Kant besteht im Staats- und Volkerrecht das Bedurfnis nach Orientierung an Rechtsprinzipien, die vom politischen Tageswillen unabhangig sind. Der Krieg als uberstaatliches Zwangsmittel zur Interessensdurchsetzung ist nicht uberwunden, Weltverfassung und Staatenbunde sind Schwerpunkte nicht nur der europaischen Diskussion, und die militarische Intervention aus humanitaren Grunden ist aktueller denn je. Nur zu oft nimmt uberstaatlicher Zwang dabei das Pradikat der Rechtmassigkeit fur sich in Anspruch, das Individuum droht zum blossen Objekt der Internationalisierung zu werden. Diese Problematik supranationaler Zwangsgewalt findet in der Rechtsphilosophie Immanuel Kants und der Perspektive des nach freiheitlichen Prinzipien anzustrebenden Friedens eine Wurdigung, die in Schlussigkeit und Gedankentiefe aussergewohnlich ist. Die vorliegende Arbeit liefert eine durchgangige Interpretation der Rechtsphilosophie Kants im Blick auf das Rechtsverhaltnis der Staaten zueinander.
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Author : Jacob, Thomas
Publisher : V&r Unipress
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IIS Security

Product : IIS Security
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Protect your IIS server with help from this authoritative book. Covering all basic security tools that come with IIS -- and explaining their weaknesses -- this complete guide shows you how to utilize encryption, authorization, filtering, and other restrictive techniques to protect against attacks and other security violations.
**** PRICE: USD 45.88
Author : Jost, Marty / Cobb, Michael
Publisher : McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Tags: IIS Security Jost, Marty / Cobb, Michael

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Attraction & Hostility: An Experimental Analysis of Interpersonal and Self Evaluation

Product : Attraction & Hostility: An Experimental Analysis of Interpersonal and Self Evaluation
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Description : Attraction and hostility nd expression in almost every variety of human relationship, and have consequently provided a central theme for social psychology since its beginnings. Yet attempts to conceptualize the diverse phenomena embraced in these terms have produced theories of such wide generality that they have little explanatory or predictive force. The object of the present study is to bring precision to a vast and sprawling area by setting limits and dimensions to the phenomena and investigating them experimentally on the basis of a series of hypotheses derived from a critical analysis of current conceptual approaches, including frustration, need-satisfaction, and dissonance models.
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Author : Pepitone, Albert
Publisher : Aldine
Tags: Attraction & Hostility: An Experimental Analysis of Interpersonal and Self Evaluation Pepitone, Albert

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Introduction to Continuum Biomechanics

Product : Introduction to Continuum Biomechanics
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This book is concerned with the study of continuum mechanics applied to biological systems, i.e., continuum biomechanics. This vast and exciting subject allows description of when a bone may fracture due to excessive loading, how blood behaves as both a solid and fluid, down to how cells respond to mechanical forces that lead to changes in their behavior, a process known as mechanotransduction. We have written for senior undergraduate students and first year graduate students in mechanical or biomedical engineering, but individuals working at biotechnology companies that deal in biomaterials or biomechanics should also find the information presented relevant and easily accessible.
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Author : Athanasiou, Kyriacos A. / Natoli, Roman M.
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
Tags: Introduction to Continuum Biomechanics Athanasiou, Kyriacos A. / Natoli, Roman M.

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The Economic Theory of Representative Government

Product : The Economic Theory of Representative Government
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This book provides a theory capable of explaining the patterns of public expenditures and taxation that occur under representative government. Economists and political scientists have come to realize that issues of public policy and public fi nance cannot be solved on the naive assumption that these are problems tackled by a government that exists only to serve the public good. Instead, government must be understood as one of the major economic institutions of society, one that behaves like more familiar economic institutions-the household and the fi rm-though the market it confronts is a market for policies rather than for goods and services. Albert Breton's pathbreaking work remains important in taking us toward a theory of representative government that enables an understanding of the observed behavior of political institutions.
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Author : Breton, Albert
Publisher : Aldine
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Natural Enemies: People-Wildlife Conflicts in Anthropological Perspective

Product : Natural Enemies: People-Wildlife Conflicts in Anthropological Perspective
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Description : Wild animals raid crops, attack livestock, and sometimes threaten people. Conflicts with wildlife are widespread, assume a variety of forms, and elicit a range of human responses. Wildlife pests are frequently demonized and resisted by local communities while routinely 'controlled' by state authorities. However, to the great concern of conservationists, the history of many people-wildlife conflicts lies in human encroachment into wildlife territory. In Natural Enemies the authors place the analytical focus on the human dimension of these conflicts - an area often neglected by specialists in applied ecology and wildlife management - and on their social and political contexts. Case studies of specific conflicts are drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe and America, and feature an assortment of wild animals, including chimpanzees, elephants, wild pigs, foxes, bears, wolves, pigeons and ducks. These anthropologists challenge the narrow utilitarian view of wildlife pestilence by revealing the cultural character of many of our 'natural enemies'. Their reports from the 'front-line' expose one fact - human conflict with wildlife is often an expression of conflict between people.
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Author : Knight, John
Publisher : Routledge
Tags: Natural Enemies: People-Wildlife Conflicts in Anthropological Perspective Knight, John

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Politics Without Sovereignty: A Critique of Contemporary International Relations

Product : Politics Without Sovereignty: A Critique of Contemporary International Relations
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Written by leading scholars, this volume challenges the recent trend in international relations scholarship - the common antipathy to sovereignty. The classical doctrine of sovereignty is widely seen as totalitarian, producing external aggression and internal repression. Political leaders and opinion-makers throughout the world claim that the sovereign state is a barrier to efficient global governance and the protection of human rights. Two central claims are advanced in this book. First, that the sovereign state is being undermined not by the pressures of globalization but by a diminished sense of political possibility. Second, it demonstrates that those who deny the relevance of sovereignty have failed to offer superior alternatives to the sovereign state. Sovereignty remains the best institution to establish clear lines of political authority and accountability, preserving the idea that people shape collectively their own destiny. The authors claim that this positive idea of sovereignty as self-determination remains integral to politics both at the domestic and international levels. Politics Without Sovereignty will be of great interest to students and scholars of political science, international relations, security studies, international law, development and European studies.
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Author : Bickerton/Cunli / Bickerton, Christopher J. / Cunliffe, Philip
Publisher : Routledge
Tags: Politics Without Sovereignty: A Critique of Contemporary International Relations Bickerton/Cunli / Bickerton, Christopher J. / Cunliffe, Philip

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Learning Chinese, Turning Chinese: Challenges to Becoming Sinophone in a Globalised World

Product : Learning Chinese, Turning Chinese: Challenges to Becoming Sinophone in a Globalised World
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The entry point for most potential sinophones is the Chinese language classroom. But what sort of language and culture are on offer there? And how are links drawn between the forms of the language and the situations in which they may be used? In this book Edward McDonald emphasizes the importance of the social and cultural factors in language learning and seeks to blow away many existing myths about Chinese language learning. Including chapters on:
  • learning Chinese in context
  • Chinese language textbooks
  • the Chinese script
  • language reform
  • semiotics
  • multiculturalism
This book will be invaluable for all Chinese language students and teachers, and those with an interest in Chinese linguistics, linguistic anthropology and language education.
**** PRICE: USD 45.87
Author : McDonald, Edward
Publisher : Routledge
Tags: Learning Chinese, Turning Chinese: Challenges to Becoming Sinophone in a Globalised World McDonald, Edward

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The Everyday Practice of Race in America: Ambiguous Privilege

Product : The Everyday Practice of Race in America: Ambiguous Privilege
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : An original contribution to political theory and cultural studies this work argues for a reinterpretation of how race is described in US society. McKnight develops a line of reasoning to explain how we accommodate racial categories in a period when it has become important to adopt anti-racist formal instruments in much of our daily lives. The discussion ranges over a wide theoretical landscape, bringing to bear the insights of Wittgenstein, Stanley Cavell, Michel Foucault, Cornel West and others to the dilemmas represented by the continuing social practice of race. The book lays the theoretical foundation for a politics of critical race practice, it provides insight into why we have sought the legal and formal institutional solutions to racism that have developed since the 1960s, and then describes why these are inadequate to addressing the new practices of racism in society. The work seeks to leave the reader with a sense of possibility, not pessimism; and demonstrates how specific arguments about racial subjection may allow for changing how we live and thereby improve the impact race continues to have in our lives. By developing a new way to critically study how race persists in dominating society, the book provides readers with an understanding of how race is socially constructed today, and will be of great interest to students and scholars of political theory, American politics and race & ethnic politics
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Author : McKnight, Utz
Publisher : Routledge
Tags: The Everyday Practice of Race in America: Ambiguous Privilege McKnight, Utz

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Implantable Defibrillators: A Case Approach: Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators: A Workbook

Product : Implantable Defibrillators: A Case Approach: Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators: A Workbook
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : There are many excellent textbooks that exist in the area of implantable devices for arrhythmia control. Few textbooks, however, provide a case study approach. Collectively, these workbooks provide an approach to problem solving an electrocardiographic interpretation for patients with permanent pacemakers and defibrillators.Volume 1 addresses patients with permanent pacemakersVolume 2 examines interactions between pacemakers and implantable defibrillatorsVolume 3 provides case studies of transtelephonic pacemakers electrocardiographyVolume 4 provides more pacemaker and implantable defibrillator troubleshooting casesThis volume takes a case-orientated approach, providing a diverse series of problems on a broad range of topics related to implantable defibrillators. The cases are divided into easy, moderate and complex according to their level of difficulty, allowing the reader to gauge their progress. This workbook is suitable for physicians, nurses, technicians, technologists and industry engineers, particularly those new to the field who are keen to learn in a practical way.
**** PRICE: USD 45.87
Author : Estes, N. A. Mark / Camm, A. John / Wang, Wei
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Tags: Implantable Defibrillators: A Case Approach: Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators: A Workbook Estes, N. A. Mark / Camm, A. John / Wang, Wei

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Kwaheri Ukoloni, Kwaheri Uhuru! Zanzibar Na Mapinduzi YA Afrabia

Product : Kwaheri Ukoloni, Kwaheri Uhuru! Zanzibar Na Mapinduzi YA Afrabia
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Description : Kitabu hichi ni kidoto kisichokua na mrengo na ni mlango wa herufi ya nuni wenye kuelezea upande mwengine kabisa wa hadithi ya Mapinduzi ya Zanzibar na historia ya Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania. Ndani ya kitabu hichi mtakuna kwa mara ya kwanza na Jemedari halisi wa Mapinduzi ya Zanzibar ambaye si Mzee Abeid Amani Karume, wala si "Field Marshall" John Okello, na wala si Komredi Abdulrahman Babu.
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Author : Ghassany, Harith
Publisher : Lulu.com
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Man's Dominion: The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights

Product : Man's Dominion: The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights
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Description : The Sacred Mena (TM)s Club examines the global struggle of religious conservatism against womena (TM)s rights, and the ways in which a rise in the power of organised religions in western countries in the last two decades affects the lives of women. Institutionalised religion is, as feminist theorist Mary Daly points out, a a sacred mena (TM)s cluba (TM). The rise of religious ideals and movements in world politics can be understood as representing a movement focusing on mena (TM)s rights and power. Contrary to this lies the marginalisation of women in religion and religious power structure. The book explores and provides:
  • A feminist critique of the politics of religion
  • A view that the contemporary rise of religion endangers the rights of women in two ways: on the world stage through the United Nations, and in western democracies through multifaithism and desecularisation.
  • Concrete examples of the ways in which the rise of religion affects womena (TM)s status by looking at polygamy and dress practices.
Following on from The Industrial Vagina, Sheila Jeffreya (TM)s incisive and often controversial views provide a polemical and radical re-envisioning of some of the most important issues in the fields of religion, politics and gender studies.
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Author : Jeffreys, Sheila
Publisher : Routledge
Tags: Man's Dominion: The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights Jeffreys, Sheila

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The Handbook of Risk Management: Implementing a Post-Crisis Corporate Culture

Product : The Handbook of Risk Management: Implementing a Post-Crisis Corporate Culture
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This handbook shows a firm how to repurpose its risk management in order to design and implement a corporate culture which involves all business units and individuals at each level of the hierarchy, how to analyse its risk appetite, translate it into risk policies and risk targets and distribute responsibilities and capabilities accordingly. The book explains how to identify risk exposure across the enterprise; how to empower each business unit with risk management capabilities; how to create an information workflow for preventative decision making; how to align funding strategies and liquidity management tactics with corporate risk policies and finally, how to deal with risk management in external communications. Philippe Carrel (Geneva, Switzerland) is Executive Vice President, Global Head of Business Development in Risk Management, at Thomson Reuters. Specialist of derivatives valuations and regulatory compliance, he was previously Head of Alternative Investments Strategies at Reuters in New York and Director of Risk and Trade Management at Reuters head office in London.
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Author : Carrel, Philippe
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Tags: The Handbook of Risk Management: Implementing a Post-Crisis Corporate Culture Carrel, Philippe

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Where Nation-States Come from: Institutional Change in the Age of Nationalism

Product : Where Nation-States Come from: Institutional Change in the Age of Nationalism
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Description : To date, the world can lay claim to little more than 190 sovereign independent entities recognized as nation-states, while by some estimates there may be up to eight hundred more nation-state projects underway and seven to eight thousand potential projects. Why do a few such endeavors come to fruition while most fail? Standard explanations have pointed to national awakenings, nationalist mobilizations, economic efficiency, military prowess, or intervention by the great powers. "Where Nation-States Come From" provides a compelling alternative account, one that incorporates an in-depth examination of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and their successor states. Philip Roeder argues that almost all successful nation-state projects have been associated with a particular political institution prior to independence: the segment-state, a jurisdiction defined by both human and territorial boundaries. Independence represents an administrative upgrade of a segment-state. Before independence, segmental institutions shape politics on the periphery of an existing sovereign state. Leaders of segment-states are thus better positioned than other proponents of nation-state endeavors to forge locally hegemonic national identities. Before independence, segmental institutions also shape the politics between the periphery and center of existing states. Leaders of segment-states are hence also more able to challenge the status quo and to induce the leaders of the existing state to concede independence. Roeder clarifies the mechanisms that link such institutions to outcomes, and demonstrates that these relationships have prevailed around the world through most of the age of nationalism.
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Author : Roeder, Philip G.
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Back Lot: Growing Up with the Movies

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Description : Maurice Rapf knows movies and the movie business as an insider, from first-hand experience, not from books. His autobiography is the story of one person's interaction with an evolving Hollywood.
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Author : Rapf, Maurice
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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The Singer's Repertoire, Part II

Product : The Singer's Repertoire, Part II
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Description : A timeless classic. Includes 8,200 songs in 818 lists for nine voice classifications; indexed by composer, title, vocal range, and publisher. The complete work represents the living song repertoire of today drawn from recital programs, recordings, broadcasts, telecasts, and other sources, and is comprised of Part I: Coloratura, Lyric and Dramatic Soprano, Part II: Mezzo Soprano and Contralto, Part III: Lyric and Dramatic Tenor, and Part IV: Baritone and Bass.
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Author : Ord, Alan J. / Reid, Suzanne Elizabeth / Coffin, Berton
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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Milady's Aesthetician Series: Advanced Face and Body Treatments for the Spa

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Description : Advanced Face and Body Treatments for the Spa, one of twelve titles in Milady's Aesthetician Series, covers the wide range of advanced treatments that help clients to relax and rejuvenate. The book begins with in-depth coverage of the anatomy and physiology of the skin, as well as the muscular and cardiovascular systems. Subsequent chapters build on familiar treatments, such as facials, and focus on advanced topics such as lymphatic drainage and body treatments. This book concludes with two valuable chapters on marketing your spa and understanding the business of spa treatments. It is a complete guide for providing the most imaginative and cutting edge spa treatments.
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Author : Hill, Pamela / Hill, Napoleon
Publisher : Milady Publishing
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Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Treatment Planning

Product : Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Treatment Planning
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Description : Many practitioners are challenged to assimilate results from psychotherapy research into their treatment plans. This DVD addresses this knowledge gap and will help make mental health agency administrators and clinical professionals aware of the empirically supported treatments clinicians need to learn in order to remain in compliance with governmental and accrediting standards. This first DVD in the Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Treatment Video Series provides a succinct history and critique of the evidence-based treatment movement including therapist and client factors, outcome measurement, the therapeutic relationship, and transportability and applicability.
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Author : Jongsma, Arthur E., Jr. / Bruce, Timothy J.
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Marriage Disputes in Medieval England

Product : Marriage Disputes in Medieval England
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Description : Intimate details about the personal lives of medieval people are frustratingly rare. We seldom know what the men and women of the middle ages thought about marriage, let alone about sex. The records of the church courts of the province of York, mainly dating from the fourteenth century, provides a welcome light on private, family life and on individual reactions to it. They include a wide range of fascinating cases involving disputes about the validity of marriage, consent, sex, marital violence, impotence and property disputes. They also show how widely the laws of marriage were both known and accepted. Marriage Disputes in Medieval England offers a remarkable insight into personal life in the middle ages. "' Then Maud said, "God forbid that you should have the power to know me carnally unless you will marry me." Robert answered, "Behold my oath that if I take anyone to be my wife I will take you if you will yield to me." Maud answered, "Behold my oath that I will be at your disposal." And Robert took her in his arms and threw her to the ground in "Le Kowbos" and knew her carnally.' " --Maud Schipyn and Robert Smyth, October 17, 1355
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Author : Pedersen, Frederik
Publisher : Continuum
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Pneumatik: Grundstufe

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Description : Dieses Buch eignet sich fA1/4r die Grundausbildung in der Automatisierungstechnik und pneumatischen Steuerungstechnik. Es werden Kenntnisse A1/4ber die physikalischen Grundlagen der Pneumatik sowie Funktion und Einsatz pneumatischer Elemente vermittelt. Die Neuauflage wurde A1/4berarbeitet und erweitert.
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Author : Croser, P. / Ebel, F. / Festo AG &. Co, AG &. Co
Publisher : Springer
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The Complete One-Week Preparation for the Cisco Ccent/CCNA Icnd1 Exam 640-822: Second Edition (March 2011)

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Description : "The Complete One-Week Preparation for the CISCO CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822" provides in-depth coverage of all official CCNA/CCENT exam objectives and uses 2800 router, 1841 router, catalyst 2960 switch, and many other CISCO devices to clarify the required concepts. The book uses many highly-professional figures, exhibits, tables, configurations, and real internetworking scenarios to clarify the required concepts. It also provides up-to-date information on the newest catalyst 2960-S switch and 802.11n wireless technology. Author Thaar AL_Taiey highlights critical information, outlines necessary procedures, and identifies exam essentials. This preparation guide presents the concepts so that they can be grasped with understanding. After study, there is an opportunity to test their knowledge with the two thousand challenging, test-like questions that resemble the questions found on the exam. Question types include multiple-choice-single-answer, multiple-choice-multiple-answers, fill-in-the-blank, testlet, drag-and-drop, and simulations. The chapters are organized to offer the following information: description of chapter topics, main exposition of topics, chapter summary, commands reference, and list of the suggested learning questions. "The Complete One-Week Preparation for the CISCO CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822" is an intensive, one-week study guide that provides students with all the preparation they need to excel on the CCNA/ CCENT exam. This certification guide is designed to make even the most difficult internet-working concepts easy to understand. Designed and organized for absolute beginners as well as for CISCO internetworking professionals. The Complete One-Week Preparation for the CISCO CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Exam 640-822 gives students the necessary foundation to overtake the CCNA/ CCENT exam with extreme confidence and post high scores. The following CISCO CCNA/CCENT topics are covered carefully in this book: Describing the operation of computer data networks Describing the required CISCO Devices for CCENT Operating CISCO Switches and Routers Implementing small switched CISCO networks Implementing an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet the network requirements for small and large offices Implementing a small and a large routed network Managing and verifying CISCO switches and routers Explaining and selecting the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN Implementing and verifying several WAN links Identifying security threats to a network and describing general methods to mitigate those threats Describing Wireless technology.
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Author : Al_taiey, Thaar
Publisher : iUniverse.com
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Killing Spanish: Literary Essays on Ambivalent U.S. Latino/A Identity

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Description : Killing Spanish suggests that the doubles, madwomen and other raging characters that populate the pages of contemporary U.S. Latino/a literature allegorize ambivalence about both present American identity and past Caribbean and Latin American origins. The family novels Sandn explores -- ranging from work by the Cuban American Cristina Garca to the island Puerto Rican Rosario Ferr -- uncover the split between Americanized protagonists and their families, a split usually resolved through the killing of a character representing origins. Race and class differences, and poverty, cause protagonists in work by the Nuyoricans Piri Thomas, the Dominican American Junot Daz, and others, to embrace the street as the new Latino home. If the family novels exact the death of "Spanish" in the person of a double character, the urban fiction and poetry project the "mean" street, churning with the productive and destructive energies of ambivalence, as the landscape of the fragmented U.S. Latino/a psyche.
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Author : Sandin, Lyn Di Iorio
Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan
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Beyond Camelot: Rethinking Politics and Law for the Modern State

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Description : This book argues that many of the basic concepts that we use to describe and analyze our governmental system are out of date. Developed in large part during the Middle Ages, they fail to confront the administrative character of modern government. These concepts, which include power, discretion, democracy, legitimacy, law, rights, and property, bear the indelible imprint of this bygone era's attitudes, and Arthurian fantasies, about governance. As a result, they fail to provide us with the tools we need to understand, critique, and improve the government we actually possess. "Beyond Camelot" explains the causes and character of this failure, and then proposes a new conceptual framework, drawn from management science and engineering, which describes our administrative government more accurately, and identifies its weaknesses instead of merely bemoaning its modernity. This book's proposed framework envisions government as a network of connected units that are authorized by superior units and that supervise subordinate ones. Instead of using inherited, emotion-laden concepts like democracy and legitimacy to describe the relationship between these units and private citizens, it directs attention to the particular interactions between these units and the citizenry, and to the mechanisms by which government obtains its citizens' compliance. Instead of speaking about law and legal rights, it proposes that we address the way that the modern state formulates policy and secures its implementation. Instead of perpetuating outdated ideas that we no longer really believe about the sanctity of private property, it suggests that we focus on the way that resources are allocated in order to establish markets as our means of regulation. Highly readable, "Beyond Camelot" offers an insightful and provocative discussion of how we must transform our understanding of government to keep pace with the transformation that government itself has undergone.
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Author : Rubin, Edward L.
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Creek Religion and Medicine

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Description : Weaving together a wide array of historical sources with oral accounts gathered from fieldwork, this classic study provides a valuable overview of traditional Creek (Muskogee) religion and medicine. John R. Swanton visited the Creek Nation in the early twentieth century and learned about many important aspects of Creek religious life and medicine. Subjects covered in this book include Creek conceptions of the cosmos; religious stories; death and the afterlife; spiritual forces and beings; various rituals, including the Busk ceremony; prohibitions; the power and skills of different religious practitioners; the cultural force of witchcraft; and herbal and spiritual remedies. Many of these beliefs and practices have been present throughout Creek history and persist today. "Creek Religion and Medicine" showcases the vibrant culture of an enduring southeastern Native people.
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Author : Swanton, John R. / Carson, James T.
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
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PSPICE for Filters and Transmission Lines

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Description : In this book, PSpice for Filters and Transmission Lines, we examine a range of active and passive filters where each design is simulated using the latest Cadence Orcad V10.5 PSpice capture software. These filters cannot match the very high order digital signal processing (DSP) filters considered in PSpice for Digital Signal Processing, but nevertheless these filters have many uses. The active filters considered were designed using Butterworth and Chebychev approximation loss functions rather than using the cookbook approach so that the final design will meet a given specification in an exacting manner. Switched-capacitor filter circuits are examined and here we see how useful PSpice/Probe is in demonstrating how these filters, filter, as it were. Two-port networks are discussed as an introduction to transmission lines and, using a series of problems, we demonstrate quarter-wave and single-stub matching. The concept of time domain reflectrometry as a fault location tool on transmission lines is then examined. In the last chapter we discuss the technique of importing and exporting speech signals into a PSpice schematic using a tailored-made program Wav2ascii. This is a novel technique that greatly extends the simulation boundaries of PSpice. Various digital circuits are also examined at the end of this chapter to demonstrate the use of the bus structure and other techniques.
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Author : Tobin, Paul
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
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Finite State Machine Datapath Design, Optimization, and Implementation

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Description : Finite State Machine Datapath Design, Optimization, and Implementation explores the design space of combined FSM/Datapath implementations. The lecture starts by examining performance issues in digital systems such as clock skew and its effect on setup and hold time constraints, and the use of pipelining for increasing system clock frequency. This is followed by definitions for latency and throughput, with associated resource tradeoffs explored in detail through the use of dataflow graphs and scheduling tables applied to examples taken from digital signal processing applications. Also, design issues relating to functionality, interfacing, and performance for different types of memories commonly found in ASICs and FPGAs such as FIFOs, single-ports, and dual-ports are examined. Selected design examples are presented in implementation-neutral Verilog code and block diagrams, with associated design files available as downloads for both Altera Quartus and Xilinx Virtex FPGA platforms. A working knowledge of Verilog, logic synthesis, and basic digital design techniques is required. This lecture is suitable as a companion to the synthesis lecture titled Introduction to Logic Synthesis using Verilog HDL.
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Author : Davis, Justin / Reese, Robert B.
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
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Markov Logic: An Interface Layer for Artificial Intelligence

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Description : Most subfields of computer science have an interface layer via which applications communicate with the infrastructure, and this is key to their success (e.g., the Internet in networking, the relational model in databases, etc.). So far this interface layer has been missing in AI. First-order logic and probabilistic graphical models each have some of the necessary features, but a viable interface layer requires combining both. Markov logic is a powerful new language that accomplishes this by attaching weights to first-order formulas and treating them as templates for features of Markov random fields. Most statistical models in wide use are special cases of Markov logic, and first-order logic is its infinite-weight limit. Inference algorithms for Markov logic combine ideas from satisfiability, Markov chain Monte Carlo, belief propagation, and resolution. Learning algorithms make use of conditional likelihood, convex optimization, and inductive logic programming. Markov logic has been successfully applied to problems in information extraction and integration, natural language processing, robot mapping, social networks, computational biology, and others, and is the basis of the open-source Alchemy system. Table of Contents: Introduction / Markov Logic / Inference / Learning / Extensions / Applications / Conclusion
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Author : Domingos, Pedro / Lowd, Daniel
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
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An Introduction to Multivariable Mathematics

Product : An Introduction to Multivariable Mathematics
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Description : The text is designed for use in a forty-lecture introductory course covering linear algebra, multivariable differential calculus, and an introduction to real analysis. The core material of the book is arranged to allow for the main introductory material on linear algebra, including basic vector space theory in Euclidean space and the initial theory of matrices and linear systems, to be covered in the first ten or eleven lectures, followed by a similar number of lectures on basic multivariable analysis, including first theorems on differentiable functions on domains in Euclidean space and a brief introduction to submanifolds. The book then concludes with further essential linear algebra, including the theory of determinants, eigenvalues, and the spectral theorem for real symmetric matrices, and further multivariable analysis, including the contraction mapping principle and the inverse and implicit function theorems. There is also an appendix which provides a nine-lecture introduction to real analysis. There are various ways in which the additional material in the appendix could be integrated into a course--for example in the Stanford Mathematics honors program, run as a four-lecture per week program in the Autumn Quarter each year, the first six lectures of the nine-lecture appendix are presented at the rate of one lecture per week in weeks two through seven of the quarter, with the remaining three lectures per week during those weeks being devoted to the main chapters of the text. It is hoped that the text would be suitable for a quarter or semester course for students who have scored well in the BC Calculus advanced placement examination (or equivalent), particularly those who are considering a possible major in mathematics. The author has attempted to make the presentation rigorous and complete, with the clarity and simplicity needed to make it accessible to an appropriately large group of students. Table of Contents: Linear Algebra / Analysis in R / More Linear Algebra / More Analysis in R / Appendix: Introductory Lectures on Real Analysis
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Author : Simon, Leon
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
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Thetheory of Timed I/O Automata, Second Edition

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Description : This monograph presents the Timed Input/Output Automaton (TIOA) modeling framework, a basic mathematical framework to support description and analysis of timed (computing) systems. Timed systems are systems in which desirable correctness or performance properties of the system depend on the timing of events, not just on the order of their occurrence. Timed systems are employed in a wide range of domains including communications, embedded systems, real-time operating systems, and automated control. Many applications involving timed systems have strong safety, reliability, and predictability requirements, which make it important to have methods for systematic design of systems and rigorous analysis of timing-dependent behavior. The TIOA framework also supports description and analysis of timed distributed algorithms -- distributed algorithms whose correctness and performance depend on the relative speeds of processors, accuracy of local clocks, or communication delay bounds. Such algorithms arise, for example, in traditional and wireless communications, networks of mobile devices, and shared-memory multiprocessors. The need to prove rigorous theoretical results about timed distributed algorithms makes it important to have a suitable mathematical foundation.An important feature of the TIOA framework is its support for decomposing timed system descriptions. In particular, the framework includes a notion of external behavior for a timed I/O automaton, which captures its discrete interactions with its environment. The framework also defines what it means for one TIOA to implement another, based on an inclusion relationship between their external behavior sets, and defines notions of simulations, which provide sufficient conditions for demonstrating implementation relationships. The framework includes a composition operation for TIOAs, which respects external behavior, and a notion of receptiveness, which implies that a TIOA does not block the passage of time.The TIOA framework also defines the notion of a property and what it means for a property to be a safety or a liveness property. It includes results that capture common proof methods for showing that automata satisfy properties.Table of Contents: Introduction / Mathematical Preliminaries / Describing Timed System Behavior / Timed Automata / Operations on Timed Automata / Properties for Timed Automata / Timed I/O Automata / Operations on Timed I/O Automata / Conclusions and Future Work
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Author : Kaynar, Dilsun / Lynch, Nancy / Segala, Roberto
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
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Dictionnaire Des Racines Semitiques Ou Attestees Dans les Langues Semitiques, Tome 9

Product : Dictionnaire Des Racines Semitiques Ou Attestees Dans les Langues Semitiques, Tome 9
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Description : Ce dictionnaire donne a chaque semitisant, ne fut-il initie qua seul des idiomes semitiques, et meme au linguiste non semitisant, la possibilite sans recherches comparatives preliminaires de replacer tout mot dune langue particuliere dans lensemble du lexique semitique, et de determiner les relations formelles et semantiques quil peut avoir avec ceux qui lui sont apparentes dans les autres langues. Chaque racine comme entree est suivie, dans une premiere partie, des formes, transcrites et traduites, qui la representent dans chaque langue. Lordre dans lequel elles se succedent est, sauf exceptions justifiees, celui-ci: akkadien, ougaritique, amorite, phenico-punique, hebreu, moabite, aramenien (dialectes anciens et modernes), arabe (langue litteraire et dialectes), sudarabique (epigraphique et moderne), ethiopien (gueze, tigre, tigrigna, amharique, argobba, gafat, harari, gourague). Le classement des sens, qui na dautre but que la clarte de la presentation, nimplique aucune prise de position sur les problemes etymologiques. Dans la mesure ou des donnees de nature etymologique ou historique sont discutees, cest dans la deuxieme partie de chaque article quelles sont introduites. Cest la que sont fournies les references bibliographiques.Cest enfin dans une troisieme partie eventuelle que sont traites les rapprochements nombreux avec les autres branches du chamito-semitique.
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Author : Bron, Francois / Cohen, David / Lonnet, Antoine
Publisher : Peeters
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Quantitative Neurophysiology, Revised Edition

Product : Quantitative Neurophysiology, Revised Edition
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Description : Quantitative Neurophysiology is supplementary text for a junior or senior level course in neuroengineering. It may also serve as an quick-start for graduate students in engineering, physics or neuroscience as well as for faculty interested in becoming familiar with the basics of quantitative neuroscience. The first chapter is a review of the structure of the neuron and anatomy of the brain. Chapters 2-6 derive the theory of active and passive membranes, electrical propagation in axons and dendrites and the dynamics of the synapse. Chapter 7 is an introduction to modeling networks of neurons and artificial neural networks. Chapter 8 and 9 address the recording and decoding of extracellular potentials. The final chapter has descriptions of a number of more advanced or new topics in neuroengineering. Throughout the text, vocabulary is introduced which will enable students to read more advanced literature and communicate with other scientists and engineers working in the neurosciences. Numerical methods are outlined so students with programming knowledge can implement the models presented in the text. Analogies are used to clarify topics and reinforce key concepts. Finally, homework and simulation problems are available at the end of each chapter. Table of Contents: Preface / Neural Anatomy / Passive Membranes / Active Membranes / Propagation / Neural Branches / Synapses / Networks of Neurons / Extracellular Recording and Stimulation / The Neural Code / Applications / Biography / Index
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Author : Tranquillo, Joseph
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
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Genetic Counseling: Ethical Challenges and Consequences

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Description : Genetic counseling is fairly new. The fact that the field is an accepted professional enterprise in universities, clinics, and hospitals throughout the United States is remarkable. The contributors argue that genetics and medicine rest on beliefs widely held in American society. Scientific progress is good, and highly sophisticated technologies are appropriate means to solving medical problems. The better understanding they gain about the nature and evolution of disease, the more prepared clinicians will be to treat and prevent future occurrence of disease. A belief that medicine, including genetic medicine, is clear, factually based, and objective undergirds the strategies and norms of genetic counseling. This collection of original papers explores the history, values, and norms of that process, with focus on the value of non-directiveness in counseling practice. The contributors' examination of genetic counseling issues serves as a foundation from which to address the ethical, legal, and policy considerations of clinical genetics. Dianne M. Bartels is associate director of the Center for Bioethics and assistant professor of medicine and bioethics at the University of Minnesota. She is the author or co-author of numerous books, including Beyond Baby M, Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process, and Genetic Counseling Practice. Bonnie S. LeRoy is director of the graduate program in genetic counseling and professor of genetics, cell biology, and development at the University of Minnesota. Her major area of research interest involves ethical and social challenges associated with genetic counseling. Arthur L. Caplan is Emanuel and Robert Hart Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Th e American Journal of Bioethics, Addiction, and Lancet.
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Author : Bartels, Dianne M. / Leroy, Bonnie S. / Caplan, Arthur L.
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
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Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Description : Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. Part of the most popular medical handbook series in the world, the Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference any time. It is comprehensive enough to serve as a mini-text, yet it is thin and light and uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. Written by an acclaimed team of authors, this Handbook presents information in a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value
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Author : Norwitz, Errol R. / Arulkumaran, S. / Symonds, I.
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Using Discourse Analysis to Improve Classroom Interaction

Product : Using Discourse Analysis to Improve Classroom Interaction
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Description : This accessible how to text is about classroom interaction - how to study it and how to use that knowledge to improve teaching and learning. Actually showing what critical, constructionist, sociocultural perspectives on teaching, learning, and schooling are and what they can do, it makes discourse analysis understandable and useful to teachers and other nonlinguists. Using Discourse Analysis to Improve Classroom Interaction:
  • offers teachers the powerful tools of discourse analysis as a way of understanding the complex dynamics of human interaction that constitute effective, equitable teaching and learning
  • guides readers step-by-step through how to build their interactional awareness to improve their teaching
  • includes Try It Out exercises to engage readers in learning how to respond to the social dynamics of their classrooms for the purpose of improving classroom interaction.
Proceeding from simple illustrations to more complex layering of analytical concepts, short segments of talk, transcribed to highlight important points, are used to explain and illustrate the concepts. By the time readers get to the complicated issues addressed in this text they are ready to deal with some of teaching's toughest challenges and have the tools to build positive relationships among their students so that all can participate equally in the classroom.
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Author : Rex, Lesley A. / Rex Lelsey, A. / Rex, Lelsey A.
Publisher : Routledge
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Passing Over Easter: Constructing the Boundaries of Messianic Judaism

Product : Passing Over Easter: Constructing the Boundaries of Messianic Judaism
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Description : Chosen by God, saved by Jesus, Messianic Jews identify themselves as both Christian and Jewish while breaking away to form a new community of their own. Passing Over Easter brings this complex movement to life with an ethnographic look at Adat haRuach, a Messianic Jewish congregation in Southern California. The ethnic Jews who have "found the Lord", the Gentiles with a "heart for Israel" that make up Adat haRuach negotiate their identity borrowing from both traditions. For the congregants Yshua (the Hebrew name they use for Jesus) is the Jewish Messiah, the Passover matzoh is symbolic of Yshua's body, the New Testament is a fulfillment of the Old. Through participant observation, in-depth interviews and reflections on her own beliefs and role as researcher, Feher paints a fascinating picture of this dynamic religious group.
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Author : Feher, Shoshanah
Publisher : Altamira Press
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The African American Press: A History of News Coverage During National Crises, with Special Reference to Four Black Newspapers, 18

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Description : This work examines both predominately black newspapers in general and four in particular -- the Chicago Defender, the Pittsburgh Courier, the Black Dispatch (Oklahoma City), and the Jackson (Mississippi) Advocate -- and their coverage of national events. The beginnings of the black press are detailed, focusing on how they reported the anti-slavery movement, the Civil War and the Reconstruction era. Their coverage of the migration of blacks to the industrial north in the early twentieth century and World War I are next examined, followed by the black press response to World War II and the civil rights movement. The survival techniques used by the editors, how some editors reacted when faced with threats of physical harm, and how the individual editorial policies affected the different newspapers are fully explored.
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Author : Simmons, Charles A.
Publisher : McFarland & Company
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The Boy Detectives: Essays on the Hardy Boys and Others

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Description : Much has been written about the girl sleuth in fiction, a feminist figure embodying all the potential wit and drive of girlhood. Her male counterpart, however, has received much less critical attention despite his popularity in the wider culture. This collection of eleven essays examines the boy detective and his genre from a number of critical perspectives, addressing the issues of these young characters, heirs to the patriarchy yet still concerned with first crushes and soda shop romances. Series explored include the Hardy Boys, Tow Swift, the Three Investigators, Christopher Cool and Tim Murphy, as well as works by Astrid Lindgren, Mark Haddon, and Joe Meno.
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Author : Cornelius, Michael G.
Publisher : McFarland & Company
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The Mormon Delusion. Volume 2. the Secret Truth Withheld from 13 Million Mormons.

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Description : An expos of Joseph Smith's fraud which spawned the Mormon Church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints). Conclusive evidence that every aspect of Smith's Church was a hoax and that the modern Mormon (LDS) Church continues in a conspiracy to deceive rank and file Mormons with lies and suppression of the real historical truth. Visit http://themormondelusion.com for further information on this and other work.
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Author : Whitefield, Jim
Publisher : Lulu Press
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Torah, Light and Healing: Mystical Insights Into Healing Based on the Hebrew Language

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Description : A book-length study of healing according to Jewish sources.
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Author : Glazerson, Matityahu
Publisher : Jason Aronson
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Lives Transformed: A Revolutionary Method of Dynamic Psychotherapy

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Description : In addition to a review of the literature on psychotherapy process and outcome, this book contains detailed clinical accounts of seven patients treated by an immensely powerful method of dynamic psychotherapy (intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy). This treatment is capable of producing major improvements, and even cure, in a wide range of patients. The authors believe that the scientific study of psychotherapy must include highly subjective judgments, provided the evidence upon which they are based is provided in great detail. In the present volume, verbatim transcripts from therapy sessions and follow-up interviews provide this kind of data, which can be evaluated by all who read them. Relying solely on paper and pencil tests, which evaluate only conscious material, is extremely limited and needs to be fortified by the kind of data provided here. This volume gives an account of what dynamic psychotherapy can achieve at its best. It combines detailed clinical case studies with the scientific research and also gives an overview of the literature available. It is based on the authors' extensive experience of researching and using psychodynamic psychotherapy.
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Author : Malan, David / Della Selva, Patricia Coughlin
Publisher : Karnac Books
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Military Miracles and Biblical Prophecy: The Hand of God in History

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Description : For Those Who Ignore History - Throughout history there have been numerous unexpected events for which there is no plausible human explanation. These unexpected, humanly unexplained events are called miracles. Many such events are recorded in the history of military operations. Numerous military miracles were foretold many years, even centuries, in the past by prophets of Jehovah God. Fulfilled biblical prophecies are important because of the accuracy with which they have come true. There is every reason to believe that prophecies for the future will take place exactly as they were foretold. Some of these prophecies involve military miracles. The accurate fulfillment of biblical prophecy should attract the attention of historians, rulers, government officials, and skeptics. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Montecue J. Lowry holds a Ph. D. in history and a Ph. D. in physics. While in the United States Army he held command and staff positions in the United States and overseas and taught tactics in three Army schools. After retiring from the Army, he worked for the Vinnell Corporation in Saudi Arabia and for the CIA. He is the author of "The Forge of West German Rearmament" (1990), "Glasnost" (1991), "Great Captains of the Faith" (2005), and "Pioneers, Patriots, and Preachers" (2008). He is a contributor to "The European Powers in the First World War" (1993) and the editor of "Bethel in Battle" (2007) and "The Temple of Divine Truth" (2008).
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Author : Lowry, Montecue J.
Publisher : Outskirts Press
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Education as Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of Schools

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Description : The first volume to focus on the intersections of militarization, corporations, and education, Education as Enforcement exposed the many ways schooling has become the means through which the expansion of global corporate power are enforced. Since publication of the first edition, these trends have increased to disturbing levels as a result of the extensive militarization of civil society, the implosion of the neoconservative movement, and the financial meltdown that radically called into question the basic assumptions undergirding neoliberal ideology. An understanding of the enforcement of these corporate economic imperatives remains imperative to a critical discussion of related militarized trends in schools, whether through accountability and standards, school security, or other discipline based reforms. Education as Enforcement, Second Edition elaborates upon the central arguments of the first edition and updates readers on how recent events have reinforced their continued original relevance. In addition to substantive updates to several original chapters, this second edition includes a new foreword by Henry Giroux, a new introduction, and four new chapters that reveal the most contemporary expressions of the militarization and corporatization of education. New topics covered in this collection include zero-tolerance, foreign and second language instruction in the post-9/11 context, the rise of single-sex classrooms, and the intersection of the militarization and corporatization of schools under the Obama administration.
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Author : Saltman, Kenneth J. / Gabbard, David A.
Publisher : Routledge
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After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

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Description : This book summarizes archaeological approaches to the contemporary past, and suggests a new agenda for the archaeology of late modern societies. The principal focus is the archaeology of developed, de-industrialized societies during the second half of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first. This period encompasses the end of the Cold War and the beginning of the 'internet age', a period which sits firmly within what we would recognize to be a period of 'lived and living memory'. Rodney Harrison and John Schofield explore how archaeology can inform the study of this time period and the study of our own society through detailed case studies and an in-depth summary of the existing literature. Their book draws together cross-disciplinary perspectives on contemporary material culture studies, and develops a new agenda for the study of the materiality of late modern societies.
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Author : Harrison, Rodney / Schofield, John
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Make It Safe: A Guide to Food Safety

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Description : All people involved with preparation of food for the commercial or retail market should have a sound understanding of the food safety risks associated with their specific products and, importantly, how to control these risks failure to control food safety hazards can have devastating consequences. "Make It Safe" provides a science and risked-based intervention approach to the Australian food industry for the control of food safety hazards.The huge variety of manufactured foods available to Australian consumers today has largely been the result of the hard work of a group of relatively small manufacturers. Small businesses make up around two-thirds of businesses in Australia s food and beverage manufacturing industry. This book is aimed at those currently manufacturing food on a small-scale or those considering entering this market. It will assist those already operating a small business to develop a better understanding of key food safety systems, while those who are in the "start-up" phase will gain knowledge essential to provide their business with a solid food safety foundation.The content will also be useful for students of food technology who wish to seek employment in the industryor are planning on establishing their own manufacturing operation.Key features Outlines the three food safety hazards: microbial, chemical and physical, with a special emphasis on microbial hazards and food recalls are explained Offers practical guidance on how to control food safety hazards Information is presented in a straightforward, instructive manner and key messages are highlighted at the end of each chapter
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Author : Food and Nutritional Sciences, Csiro
Publisher : CSIRO Publishing
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Interest Groups and Campaign Finance Reform in the United States and Canada

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Description : "This book is a valuable contribution to the study of campaign finance in the U.S. and Canada. Its comparative analysis highlights the role of institutions in shaping group activity, the extraordinary role of interest groups in American electoral politics, and the inherent difficulty in regulating group activity without stifling debate. It belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in election finance law." ---Lisa Young, University of Calgary "Boatright finds the right balance of perspective and real-world application to make this a truly informative and valuable read, even for those of us who play in the political arena. He doesn't suffer from the myopia of political correctness that afflicts so many who write on campaign finance." ---Gregory Casey, President and CEO, Business-Industry PAC (BIPAC) "A meticulously researched book that political scientists will find to be a serious contribution to the literature on campaign finance and interest groups." ---Peter Francia, East Carolina University In the early 2000s, the United States and Canada implemented new campaign finance laws restricting the ability of interest groups to make political contributions and to engage in political advertising. Whereas both nations' legislative reforms sought to reduce the role of interest groups in campaigns, these laws have had opposite results in the two nations. In the United States, interest groups remained influential by developing broad coalitions aimed at mobilizing individual voters and contributors. In Canada, interest groups largely withdrew from election campaigns, and, thus, important voices in elections have gone silent. Robert G. Boatright explains such disparate results by placing campaign finance reforms in the context of ongoing political and technological changes. Robert G. Boatright is Associate Professor of Political Science at Clark University. Cover photo: (c) iStockphoto.com / alfabravoalpharomeo
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Outlines & Highlights for Public Administration in America by Michael E. Milakovich

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Description : Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.
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Outlines & Highlights for Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care by Joyce E. Dains

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Description : Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780323044288
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Outlines & Highlights for Europe in the Twentieth Century by Paxton

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Circuit Analysis with Multisim

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Description : This book is concerned with circuit simulation using National Instruments Multisim. It focuses on the use and comprehension of the working techniques for electrical and electronic circuit simulation. The first chapters are devoted to basic circuit analysis.It starts by describing in detail how to perform a DC analysis using only resistors and independent and controlled sources. Then, it introduces capacitors and inductors to make a transient analysis. In the case of transient analysis, it is possible to have an initial condition either in the capacitor voltage or in the inductor current, or both. Fourier analysis is discussed in the context of transient analysis. Next, we make a treatment of AC analysis to simulate the frequency response of a circuit. Then, we introduce diodes, transistors, and circuits composed by them and perform DC, transient, and AC analyses. The book ends with simulation of digital circuits.A practical approach is followed through the chapters, using step-by-step examples to introduce new Multisim circuit elements, tools, analyses, and virtual instruments for measurement. The examples are clearly commented and illustrated. The different tools available on Multisim are used when appropriate so readers learn which analyses are available to them. This is part of the learning outcomes that should result after each set of end-of-chapter exercises is worked out.Table of Contents: Introduction to Circuit Simulation / Resistive Circuits / Time Domain Analysis -- Transient Analysis / Frequency Domain Analysis -- AC Analysis / Semiconductor Devices / Digital Circuits
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Author : B. Ez-L Pez, David / Guerrero-Castro, F. LIX E.
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Manual of Outpatient Cardiology

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Description : Practical, didactic format designed to deliver point-of-care information to practitioners of cardiology. Highly illustrated with schematics and useful clinical figures, this will be an essential reference to all outpatient cardiology procedures.
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Author : Bisognano, John D. / Beck, Ron / Connell, Ryan
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Studyguide for Physics by James S. Walker, ISBN 9780321541635

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Description : Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780321541635. This item is printed on demand.
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Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube: Martin Gardner's Mathematical Diversions

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Description : Martin Gardner continues to delight readers in Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube, which is the second volume in the new Cambridge series, The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library, based off his enormously popular Scientific American columns. He introduces young and old readers alike to the Generalized Ham Sandwich Theorem, origami, digital roots, magic squares, the mathematics of cooling coffee, the induction game of Eleusis, Dudeney puzzles, the maze at Hampton Court Palace, and many more mathematical puzzles and principles. Now the author, in consultation with experts, has added updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, mathematical proofs, and other developments and discoveries, to challenge and fascinate a new generation of readers.
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Author : Gardner, Martin
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Nagarjuna and the Philosophy of Openness

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Description : In this innovative study of the philosopher Nagarjuna, Nancy McCagney demonstrates that the concept of space (akasa) in early Indian Mahayana Buddhism is the root metaphor for Nagarjuna's understanding of sunyata, or openness.
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Author : McCagney, Nancy
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A Court on Horseback: Imperial Touring and the Construction of Qing Rule, 1680-1785

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Description : Between 1751 and 1784, the Qianlong emperor embarked upon six southern tours, traveling from Beijing to Jiangnan and back. These tours were exercises in political theater that took the Manchu emperor through one of the Qing empire's most prosperous regions. This study elucidates the tensions and the constant negotiations characterizing the relationship between the imperial center and Jiangnan, which straddled the two key provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang. Politically, economically, and culturally, Jiangnan was the undisputed center of the Han Chinese world; it also remained a bastion of Ming loyalism and anti-Manchu sentiment. How did the Qing court constitute its authority and legitimate its domination over this pivotal region? What were the precise terms and historical dynamics of Qing rule over China proper during the long eighteenth century? In the course of addressing such questions, this study also explores the political culture within and through which High Qing rule was constituted and contested by a range of actors, all of whom operated within socially and historically structured contexts. The author argues that the southern tours occupied a central place in the historical formation of Qing rule during a period of momentous change affecting all strata of the eighteenth-century polity.
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Author : Chang, Michael G.
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Descartes's Changing Mind

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Description : Descartes's works are often treated as a unified, unchanging whole. But in "Descartes's Changing Mind," Peter Machamer and J. E. McGuire argue that the philosopher's views, particularly in natural philosophy, actually change radically between his early and later works--and that any interpretation of Descartes must take account of these changes. The first comprehensive study of the most significant of these shifts, this book also provides a new picture of the development of Cartesian science, epistemology, and metaphysics. No changes in Descartes's thought are more significant than those that occur between the major works "The World" (1633) and "Principles of Philosophy" (1644). Often seen as two versions of the same natural philosophy, these works are in fact profoundly different, containing distinct conceptions of causality and epistemology. Machamer and McGuire trace the implications of these changes and others that follow from them, including Descartes's rejection of the method of abstraction as a means of acquiring knowledge, his insistence on the infinitude of God's power, and his claim that human knowledge is limited to that which enables us to grasp the workings of the world and develop scientific theories.
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Author : Machamer, Peter K. / McGuire, J. E.
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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VHDL: Just the New Stuff

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Description : VHDL-2008: Just the New Stuff, as its title says, introduces the new features added to the latest revision of the IEEE standard for the VHDL hardware description language. Written by the Chair and Technical Editor of the IEEE working group, the book is an authoritative guide to how the new features work and how to use them to improve design productivity. It will be invaluable for early adopters of the new language version, for tool implementers, and for those just curious about where VHDL is headed. * First in the market describing the new features of VHDL 2008; * Just the new features, so existing users and implementers can focus on what's new; * Helps readers to learn the new features soon, rather than waiting for new editions of complete VHDL reference books. * Authoritative, written by experts in the area; * Tutorial style, making it more accessible than the VHDL Standard Language Reference Manual.
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Author : Ashenden, Peter J. / Lewis, Jim
Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
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The Community Forests of Mexico: Managing for Sustainable Landscapes

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Description : Mexico leads the world in community management of forests for the commercial production of timber. Yet this success story is not widely known, even in Mexico, despite the fact that communities around the globe are increasingly involved in managing their own forest resources. To assess the achievements and shortcomings of Mexico's community forest management programs and to offer approaches that can be applied in other parts of the world, this book collects fourteen articles that explore community forest management from historical, policy, economic, ecological, sociological, and political perspectives. The contributors to this book are established researchers in the field, as well as many of the important actors in Mexico's nongovernmental organization sector. Some articles are case studies of community forest management programs in the states of Michoacan, Oaxaca, Durango, Quintana Roo, and Guerrero. Others provide broader historical and contemporary overviews of various aspects of community forest management. As a whole, this volume clearly establishes that the community forest sector in Mexico is large, diverse, and has achieved unusual maturity in doing what communities in the rest of the world are only beginning to explore: how to balance community income with forest conservation. In this process, Mexican communities are also managing for sustainable landscapes and livelihoods.
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Author : Bray, David Barton / Merino-Perez, Leticia / Barry, Deborah
Publisher : University of Texas Press
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Unsung Voices: Opera and Musical Narrative in the Nineteenth Century

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Description : Who "speaks" to us in "The Sorcerer's Apprentice, " in Wagner's operas, in a Mahler symphony? In asking this question, Carolyn Abbate opens nineteenth-century operas and instrumental works to new interpretations as she explores the voices projected by music. The nineteenth-century metaphor of music that "sings" is thus reanimated in a new context, and Abbate proposes interpretive strategies that "de-center" music criticism, that seek the polyphony and dialogism of music, and that celebrate musical gestures often marginalized by conventional music analysis.
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Author : Abbate, Carolyn
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Wittgenstein and the Mystical: Philosophy as an Ascetic Practice

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Description : This book attempts to reconcile the analytic philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein with those issues that consumed his personal life and which lay outside the confines of analytic philosophy: his "religious disposition," his ascetic lifestyle, and his concern with the mystical. Sontag reveals the influence of the mystical on Wittgenstein's life and philosophy, his respect for Augustine, Kierkegaard, and William James, and the profound effect of Tolstoy's religious writings on the development of his philosophy.
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Author : Sontag, Frederick
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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The Inflation-Targeting Debate

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Description : Over the past fifteen years, a significant number of industrialized and middle-income countries have adopted inflation targeting as a framework for monetary policymaking. As the name suggests, in such inflation-targeting regimes, the central bank is responsible for achieving a publicly announced target for the inflation rate. While the objective of controlling inflation enjoys wide support among both academic experts and policymakers, and while the countries that have followed this model have generally experienced good macroeconomic outcomes, many important questions about inflation targeting remain. In "Inflation Targeting, " a distinguished group of contributors explores the many underexamined dimensions of inflation targeting--its potential, its successes, and its limitations--from both a theoretical and an empirical standpoint, and for both developed and emerging economies. The volume opens with a discussion of the optimal formulation of inflation-targeting policy and continues with a debate about the desirability of such a model for the United States. The concluding chapters discuss the special problems of inflation targeting in emerging markets, including the Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary.
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Author : Bernanke, Ben S. / Woodford, Michael
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
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Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

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Description : "Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century" provides the first in-depth assessment of how effectively labor market institutions are responding to the decline of private sector unions. This important volume provides case studies of new labor market institutions and new directions for existing institutions. While non-union institutions are unlikely to fill the gap left by the decline of unions, the findings suggest that emerging groups and unions might together improve some dimensions of worker well-being. "Emerging Labor Market Institutions" is the story of workers and institutions in flux, searching for ways to represent labor in the new century.
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Author : Freeman, Richard B. / Hersch, Joni / Mishel, Lawrence
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Maternal Effects in Mammals

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Description : Evolutionary maternal effects occur whenever a mother's phenotypic traits directly affect her offspring's phenotype, independent of the offspring's genotype. Some of the phenotypic traits that result in maternal effects have a genetic basis, whereas others are environmentally determined. For example, the size of a litter produced by a mammalian mother--a trait with a strong genetic basis--can affect the growth rate of her offspring, while a mother's dominance rank--an environmentally determined trait--can affect the dominance rank of her offspring. The first volume published on the subject in more than a decade, "Maternal Effects in Mammals" reflects advances in genomic, ecological, and behavioral research, as well new understandings of the evolutionary interplay between mothers and their offspring. Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo bring together a learned group of contributors to synthesize the vast literature on a range of species, highlight evolutionary processes that were previously overlooked, and propose new avenues of research. "Maternal Effects in Mammals" will serve as the most comprehensive compendium on and stimulus for interdisciplinary treatments of mammalian maternal effects.
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Author : Maestripieri, Dario / Mateo, Jill M.
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
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A Counter-History of Crime Fiction: Supernatural, Gothic, Sensational

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Description : A Counter-History of Crime Fiction takes a new look at the evolution of crime fiction, drawing on material from the Middle Ages up to the early Twentieth century, when the genre was theoretically defined as detective fiction. Considering 'criminography' as a system of inter-related, even incestuous, sub-genres, Maurizio Ascari explores the connections between modes of literature such as revenge tragedies and providential fictions, the gothic and the ghost story, urban mysteries and anarchist fiction, while taking into account the influence of pseudo-sciences such as mesmerism and criminal anthropology.
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Author : Ascari, Maurizio
Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan
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Prophets of the Past: Interpreters of Jewish History

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Description : "Prophets of the Past" is the first book to examine in depth how modern Jewish historians have interpreted Jewish history. Michael Brenner reveals that perhaps no other national or religious group has used their shared history for so many different ideological and political purposes as the Jews. He deftly traces the master narratives of Jewish history from the beginnings of the scholarly study of Jews and Judaism in nineteenth-century Germany; to eastern European approaches by Simon Dubnow, the interwar school of Polish-Jewish historians, and the short-lived efforts of Soviet-Jewish historians; to the work of British and American scholars such as Cecil Roth and Salo Baron; and to Zionist and post-Zionist interpretations of Jewish history. He also unravels the distortions of Jewish history writing, including antisemitic Nazi research into the "Jewish question," the Soviet portrayal of Jewish history as class struggle, and Orthodox Jewish interpretations of history as divinely inspired. History proved to be a uniquely powerful weapon for modern Jewish scholars during a period when they had no nation or army to fight for their ideological and political objectives, whether the goal was Jewish emancipation, diasporic autonomy, or the creation of a Jewish state. As Brenner demonstrates in this illuminating and incisive book, these historians often found legitimacy for these struggles in the Jewish past.
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Author : Brenner, Michael / Rendall, Steven
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Chaotic Transitions in Deterministic and Stochastic Dynamical Systems: Applications of Melnikov Processes in Engineering, Physics,

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Description : The classical Melnikov method provides information on the behavior of deterministic planar systems that may exhibit transitions, i.e. escapes from and captures into preferred regions of phase space. This book develops a unified treatment of deterministic and stochastic systems that extends the applicability of the Melnikov method to physically realizable stochastic planar systems with additive, state-dependent, white, colored, or dichotomous noise. The extended Melnikov method yields the novel result that motions with transitions are chaotic regardless of whether the excitation is deterministic or stochastic. It explains the role in the occurrence of transitions of the characteristics of the system and its deterministic or stochastic excitation, and is a powerful modeling and identification tool. The book is designed primarily for readers interested in applications. The level of preparation required corresponds to the equivalent of a first-year graduate course in applied mathematics. No previous exposure to dynamical systems theory or the theory of stochastic processes is required. The theoretical prerequisites and developments are presented in the first part of the book. The second part of the book is devoted to applications, ranging from physics to mechanical engineering, naval architecture, oceanography, nonlinear control, stochastic resonance, and neurophysiology.
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Author : Simiu, Emil
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Career Development in Recreation, Parks and Tourism: A Positioning Approach

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Description : "Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism: A Positioning Approach" outlines a step-by-step plan for career development based on the technique of positioning. In contrast to traditional job search methods, the positioning approach shows you how to increase your chances of securing your preferred job by placing yourself close to the person with whom you want to work, the place or organization where you want to work, or the position that fulfills your career goals. Using the positioning approach, author Robert B. Kauffman has guided students through internship into the profession and beyond. Based on contemporary research and literature, "Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism: A Positioning Approach" prepares students for the next step in their preprofessional and professional careers. This resource offers expert advice and tested techniques to help students do the following: Decide on the job they want and begin to proactively seek out opportunities in that area. Determine the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences (KSAEs) required to get the job they want and start developing those KSAEs. Use professional networking to meet people in the field and advance their career goals. Gather information on the field, the organizations they want to work for, and the positions they're interested in so they can better show where they fit in the organizations and why they should be hired. Engage in one-on-one interviews with the people in charge of hiring at the target organizations. Prepare for interviews and develop the tools they'll need during the job search, including resumes, cover letters, portfolios, and business cards. The book includes individual and group exercises to help students better understand each step in the positioning approach, as well as sample resumes, letters, and e-mails. It also features stories from students and professionals who describe how they used the positioning approach to reach their career goals. Throughout the text, the author provides examples, tools, and tips from his years of experience helping students use the positioning strategy. He also offers techniques for succeeding in more traditional job searches, including preparing for the formal job interview. Jump-start your current career or learn how your coursework and field experiences can open doors to your career goals. Whether you're just beginning a course of study or just entering the profession, "Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism: A Positioning Approach" will help you develop the skills and tools to get the job you want.
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Author : Kauffman, Robert B.
Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
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Making the Detective Story American: Biggers, Van Dine and Hammett and the Turning Point of the Genre, 1925-1930

Product : Making the Detective Story American: Biggers, Van Dine and Hammett and the Turning Point of the Genre, 1925-1930
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Description : Detective fiction is one of the America's most popular and enduring literary genres. This critical text examines the fiction of Earl Derr Biggers, S. S. Van Dine, and Dashiell Hammett during a crucial half-decade when they transformed the detective story. The characters they created, including Charlie Chan, Philo Vance, and the Continental Op, represented a new style of detective solving crimes in fresh ways. Their successes would push crime and detective fiction in startling and rejuvenating directions. Topics covered include the highbrow detective, the ethnic detective, the exploitation of contemporary sensations, and the exploitation of women.
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Author : Van Dover, J. K.
Publisher : McFarland & Company
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The Secret War Against Hitler

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Description : One of the few survivors of the German Resistance, von Schlabrendorff traces his anti-Nazi activity from his student days in the 1920s, through Hitler's rise to power, to the war and his involvement in the July 20, 1944, plot. He vividly recalls the double life of the Resistance leaders during World War II, the futile secret meetings of the conspirators, and their efforts to enlist the aid of weak and vacillating German generals.
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Author : Von Schlabrendorgg, Fabian / Simon, Hilda / McCloy, John J.
Publisher : Westview Press
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English-Spanish Dictionary of Plant Biology: Includes Plantae, Monera, Protoctista, Fungi and Index of a Spanish Equivalents

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Description : The English-Spanish Dictionary of Plant Biology has been written to fill a need for increased communication between English and Spanish speaking people who are working in or are being affected by the many sub-fields of plant biology. Its general purpose is to aid, stimulate, and facilitate a two-way flow of information and understanding between the peoples of North, South, and Central America in an era of economic and environmental interdependence. Included are plant-related terms from the fields of botany, ecology, genetics, taxonomy, oceanology, microbiology, physiology, cytology, marine biology, forestry, silviculture, horticulture, anatomy, organology, phytopathology, agriculture, biochemistry, paleobotany, phenology, photobotany, phycology, systematics phytology, phytogeography, phytochemistry, phytosociology, morphology, pomology, and ethnobotany.
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Author : Morris, David W.
Publisher : Cambridge International Science Publishing
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Rechtshandbuch Facility Management

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Description : Das Rechtshandbuch Facility Management ist das erste Werk, in dem die rechtlichen Grundlagen des Facility Managements umfassend dargestellt werden. Das Buch behandelt die vertraglichen und prozessualen Fragen des Facility Managements. In eigenen Kapiteln werden die Themen BetriebsA1/4bergang, Affentliche Vergabe von Facility Management Leistungen und Betreiberpflichten dargestellt.
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Author : Najork, Eike N.
Publisher : Springer
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General Aviation Law

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Description : Up-to-date advice on legal issues affecting anyone involved in general aviation Fully revised throughout, "General Aviation Law," Third Edition, is an essential legal guide for those who work in aviation, including mechanics, pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation business owners. This practical reference answers all questions regarding aviation law in understandable layperson's terms. The information in the book helps you to avoid legal troubles and describes what to expect if you are taken to court. Real-world case studies illustrate the topics addressed. All pertinent laws are clearly explained and clarified, providing you with the knowledge you need to understand your legal rights and protect yourself from costly litigation. Coverage includes: The American legal system The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft ownership Homebuilt aircraft Aviation insurance FAA enforcement procedures Principles of negligence liability Particular applications of negligence law Product liability Medical certificate appeals and special insurance
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Author : Eichenberger, Jerry A.
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Patterns-Based Engineering: Successfully Delivering Solutions Via Patterns

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Description : Successfully delivering Solutions via Patterns In "Patterns-Based Engineering," two leading experts bring together true best practices for developing and deploying successful software-intensive systems. Drawing on their extensive enterprise development experience, the authors clearly show how to deliver on the promise of a patterns-based approach-and consistently create higher-quality solutions faster, with fewer resources. Lee Ackerman and Celso Gonzalez demonstrate how Patterns-Based Engineering (PBE) can help you systematically overcome common obstacles to success with patterns. By bringing discipline and clarity to patterns usage, their techniques enable you to replicate your success broadly and scale patterns to even the largest projects. The authors introduce powerful ways to discover, design, create, package, and consume patterns based on your organization's experience and best practices. They also present extensive coverage of the nontechnical aspects of making patterns work, including a full chapter of guidance on clearing up misconceptions that stand in your way. Coverage includes Using patterns to optimize the entire development lifecycle, including design, coding, testing, and deploymentSystematically managing the risks and economic returns associated with patternsEffectively implementing PBE roles, tasks, work products, and toolsIntegrating PBE with existing development processes, including eXtreme Programming, Scrum, and OpenUPUsing Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) with patterns Whether you're an architect, designer, developer, analyst, project manager, or process engineer, "Patterns-Based Engineering "will help you to consistently derive greater business value and agility from patterns.
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Author : Ackerman, Lee / Gonzalez, Celso / Booch, Grady
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
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Partnerships for Women's Health: Striving for Best Practice Within the UN Global Compact

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Description : Every minute, at least one woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth complications while twenty more suffer injury, infection, or disease. Despite medical advances and years of national and international policy declarations, this tragic situation remains particularly severe in developing countries. This book draws together insights and experiences of development practitioners, policymakers, academic experts, and private sector partners to describe the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). A public-private partnership based in India, the WHI took a new approach to solving the apparently intractable problem of poor women's health. The observations and analyses in this volume describe how the WHI implemented a project that would make a real difference in women's lives, while meeting private sector commercial goals. By opening the project to independent assessment, the WHI articulated new standards for best practice in publicprivate partnership, including such issues as communications, objective setting, ongoing partnership management, and real health outcomes. While helping the WHI grow and expand to other regions, these standards can also inform and shape other effective public-private partnerships in the future.
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Author : Timmermann, Martina / Kruesmann, Monika
Publisher : United Nations
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Grasping for Heaven: Interviews with North American Mountaineers

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Description : Operating in some of the most challenging and dangerous conditions on earth, mountain climbers are uniquely driven men and women. In these interviews, 15 well-known climbers and three leading historians of the sport, all native to or living in North America, recount experiences shared by only a tiny portion of humanity. They discuss all aspects of international climbing, including physical conditioning, high-summit ascension, the ethics and environmental concerns of the sport, the risks and rewards of mountaineering, and a number of their famed expeditions and first ascents.
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Author : Hartemann, Frederic V. / Hauptman, Robert / Reynolds, Jan
Publisher : McFarland & Company
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The Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzsche, Freud, and Marx

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Description : "The Jester and the Sages" approaches the life and work of Mark Twain by placing him in conversation with three eminent philosophers of his time--Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, and Karl Marx. Unprecedented in Twain scholarship, this interdisciplinary analysis by Forrest G. Robinson, Gabriel Noah Brahm Jr., and Catherine Carlstroem rescues the American genius from his role as funny-man by exploring how his reflections on religion, politics, philosophy, morality, and social issues overlap the philosophers' developed thoughts on these subjects. Remarkably, they had much in common.During their lifetimes, Twain, Nietzsche, Freud, and Marx witnessed massive upheavals in Western constructions of religion, morality, history, political economy, and human nature. The foundations of reality had been shaken, and one did not need to be a philosopher--nor did one even need to read philosophy--to weigh in on what this all might mean. Drawing on a wide range of primary and secondary materials, the authors show that Twain was well attuned to debates of the time. Unlike his continental contemporaries, however, he was not as systematic in developing his views.Brahm and Robinson's chapter on Nietzsche and Twain reveals their subjects' common defiance of the moral and religious truisms of their time. Both desired freedom, resented the constraints of Christian civilization, and saw punishing guilt as the disease of modern man. Pervasive moral evasion and bland conformity were the principal end result, they believed.In addition to a continuing focus on guilt, Robinson discovers in his chapter on Freud and Twain that the two men shared a lifelong fascination with the mysteries of the human mind. From the formative influence of childhood and repression, to dreams and the unconscious, the mind could free people or keep them in perpetual chains. The realm of the unconscious was of special interest to both men as it pertained to the creation of art.In the final chapter, Carlstroem and Robinson explain that, despite significant differences in their views of human nature, history, and progress, Twain and Marx were both profoundly disturbed by economic and social injustice in the world. Of particular concern was the gulf that industrial capitalism opened between the privileged elite property owners and the vast class of property-less workers. Moralists impatient with conventional morality, Twain and Marx wanted to free ordinary people from the illusions that enslaved them.Twain did not know the work of Nietzsche, Freud, and Marx well, yet many of his thoughts cross those of his philosophical contemporaries. By focusing on the deeper aspects of Twain's intellectual makeup, Robinson, Brahm, and Carlstroem supplement the traditional appreciation of the forces that drove Twain's creativity and the dynamics of his humor.
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Author : Robinson, Forrest G. / Brahm, Gabriel Noah, Jr. / Carlstroem, Catherine
Publisher : University of Missouri Press
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Historical Sketch of the Cherokee

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Description : When James Mooney lived with and studied the Cherokee between 1887 and 1900, they were the largest and most important Indian tribe in the United States. His dispassionate account of their history from the time of their first contact with whites until the end of the nineteenth century is more than a sequence of battles won and lost, treaties signed and broken, towns destroyed and people massacred. There is humanity along with inhumanity in the relations between the Cherokee and other groups, Indian and non-Indian; there is fortitude and persistence balanced with disillusionment and frustration. In these respects, the history of the Cherokee epitomizes the experience of most Native Americans.
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Author : Mooney, James / Carney, Michael
Publisher : Aldine
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Regional Development Theories and Their Application

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Description : Throughout the world today former nationstates, as disparate as Yugoslavia, Somalia, and Canada, have either disintegrated or threaten to splinter into regions. The conflicts are economic, social, ethnic, linguistic, religious, political, and cultural. Higgins and Savoie analyze the reasons for these conflicts and show why attempts to eliminate regional disparities within nations have been largely unsuccessful.
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Author : Higgins, Benjamin / Savoie, Donald / Savoie, Donald J.
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
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Running Mad for Kentucky: Frontier Travel Accounts

Product : Running Mad for Kentucky: Frontier Travel Accounts
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Description : " The crossing of America's first great divide -- the Appalachian Mountains -- has been a source of much fascination but has received little attention from modern historians. In the eighteenth century, the Wilderness Road and Ohio River routes into Kentucky presented daunting natural barriers and the threat of Indian attack. Running Mad for Kentucky brings this adventure to life. Primarily a collection of travel diaries, it includes day-to-day accounts that illustrate the dangers thousands of Americans, adult and child, black and white, endured to establish roots in the wilderness. Ellen Eslinger's vivid and extensive introductory essay draws on numerous diaries, letters, and oral histories of trans-Appalachian travelers to examine the historic consequences of the journey, a pivotal point in the saga of the continent's indigenous people. The book demonstrates how the fabled soil of Kentucky captured the imagination of a young nation.
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Author : Eslinger, Ellen
Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
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Breast Milk - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References

Product : Breast Milk - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References
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Description : This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to breast milk. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources. The book is designed for physicians, medical students preparing for Board examinations, medical researchers, and patients who want to become familiar with research dedicated to breast milk. If your time is valuable, this book is for you. First, you will not waste time searching the Internet while missing a lot of relevant information. Second, the book also saves you time indexing and defining entries. Finally, you will not waste time and money printing hundreds of web pages.
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Author : Icon Health Publications
Publisher : Icon Health Publications
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Microcontrollers Fundamentals for Engineers and Scientists

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Description : This book provides practicing scientists and engineers a tutorial on the fundamental concepts and use of microcontrollers. Today, microcontrollers, or single integrated circuit (chip) computers, play critical roles in almost all instrumentation and control systems. Most existing books arewritten for undergraduate and graduate students taking an electrical and/or computer engineering course. Furthermore, these texts have beenwritten with a particular model of microcontroller as the target discussion. These textbooks also require a requisite knowledge of digital design fundamentals. This textbook presents the fundamental concepts common to all microcontrollers. Our goals are to present the overarching theory of microcontroller operation and to provide a detailed discussion on constituent subsystems available in most microcontrollers. With such goals, we envision that the theory discussed in this book can be readily applied to a wide variety of microcontroller technologies, allowing practicing scientists and engineers to become acquainted with basic concepts prior to beginning a design involving a specific microcontroller. We have found that the fundamental principles of a given microcontroller are easily transferred to other controllers. Although this is a relatively small book, it is packed with useful information for quickly coming up to speed on microcontroller concepts.
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Author : Barrett, Steven F. / Pack, Daniel
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool
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Politics: Books V and VI

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Description : Books V and VI of Aristotle's Politics constitute a manual on practical politics. David Keyt presents a clear and accurate new translation of these books, together with a commentary which also supplies a key to Aristotle's many historical references. It is intended to guide readers towards a proper understanding of this classic text in the history of political thought.
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Author : Aristotle / Keyt, David
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Next Development of Mankind (Ppr)

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Description : This searching examination of human development provides new perspectives on the moral, political, scientifi c, emotional, and intellectual divisions of our time. A physicist by profession, Whyte looked beyond the boundaries of specialization for creative ways to approach the basic problem facing modern Western civilization: Why are we so competent technically and yet unable to order our own affairs, socially and personally? He takes the reader with him on a journey that is nothing less than a new interpretation of the general development of human consciousness.
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Author : Whyte, Lancelot Law / Rothery, Brian / David, Gary
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
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The Janus Faces of Genius: The Role of Alchemy in Newton's Thought

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Description : In this major reevaluation of Isaac Newton's intellectual life, Betty Jo Teeter Dobbs shows how his pioneering work in mathematics, physics, and cosmology was intertwined with his study of alchemy. Professor Dobbs argues that to Newton those several intellectual pursuits were all ways of approaching Truth, and that Newton's primary goal was not the study of nature for its own sake but rather an attempt to establish a unified system that would have included both natural and divine principles. She also argues that Newton's methodology was much broader than modern scholars have previously supposed, and she traces the evolution of his thought on the intertwined problems of the microcosmic "vegetable spirit" of alchemy and the "cause" of the cosmic principle of gravitation.
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Author : Dobbs, Betty Jo Teeter / Betty Jo Teeter, Dobbs
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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The Strange Death of Soviet Communism: A PostScript

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Description : The collapse of communism marked the close of an era of world history. What took place in the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1991, in the eyes of its proponents, constituted a "great experiment" in the application of new modes of organization to social life, the largest such experiment in history. The Strange Death of Soviet Communism, which first appeared as a special issue of The National Interest, brings together leading scholars of Soviet history, who show why the experiment failed and how it has destroyed the laboratory of socialist utopias. Francis Fukuyama considers the role of long-term social and intellectual modernization while Vladimir Kontorovich examines the related factor of economic stagnation. Myron Rush then analyzes the accidental and precedent breaking accession and leadership of Gorbachev. Charles Fairbanks looks at the more general factors of change and rigidity within communist political culture. Chapters by Peter Reddaway and Stephen Sestanovich conclude this section by assessing respectively the role of internal pressure from Soviet citizens and external pressure from the West. The next chapters deal with why the West was surprised by the communist collapse. This involves a critique of Western Sovietology both for its scholarly failures and its ideological prejudices. Here, Peter Rutland and William Odom deal with social science interpretations of the Soviet Union while Robert Conquest and Richard Pipes reflect on historians' readings of Soviet history. Martin Malia then offers a comparative assessment of both. In the third section Irving Kristol and Nathan Glazer discuss communism in relation to the intellectuals in the West. Although the authors are united intheir anti-communist stance, the volume is diverse in its perspectives and assessments of Soviet communism. Taken together, these contributions show that the debate on the legacy of communism and a subsequent rethinking of modern history is just beginning. The Strange Death of Soviet Communism will be of interest to historians, political scientists, Slavic studies specialists, and sociologists.
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Author : Gvosdev, Nikolas K.
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
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Getting a Dial Tone: Telecommunications Liberalisation in Malaysia and the Philippines

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Description : "Ninety-nine percent of Filipinos are waiting for a telephone and the other one percent for a dial tone." - Lee Kuan Yew, November 1992. A decade after the above quote, far reaching reforms in the telecommunications sector has dramatically changed the situation in both the Philippines and Malaysia. By looking at the institutions and actors that drove these changes, this book examines state capacity, market reform, and rent-seeking in the two countries. In doing so, the study challenges conventional depictions of the Malaysian and Philippine states. It contends that despite the weakness of the Philippine state, reform occurred through a coalition that out-manoeuvred vested interests. In Malaysia, although considered a strong state, patronage and rent-seeking played key roles in policy adoption and implementation. The study also demonstrates how the nature of groups supporting reform shapes policy implementation and its outcomes. Finally, while liberalisation removes monopoly rent, this book shows that it can also create other types of rents.
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Author : Salazar, Lorraine Carlos
Publisher : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
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The Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences: Clause Structure and Word Order Patterns in Kwa

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Description : This is the first book on the syntax of the Niger-Conger language family, which includes most of the languages of sub-Saharan Africa. Aboh, who is a native speaker of one of the languages (Gungbe) discussed, analyzes different aspects of the syntax of the "Kwa" language group. Aboh also suggests how grammatical pictures for these languages can shed some light on Universal Grammar in general.
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Author : Aboh, Enoch Olade / Schefler, Samuel
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Structural Analysis: A Historical Approach

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Description : This volume provides a concise, historical review of the methods of structural analysis and design--from Galileo in the seventeenth century, to the present day. Through it, students in structural engineering and professional engineers will gain a deeper understanding of the theory behind the modern software packages they use daily in structural design. This book also offers the reader a lucid examination of the process of structural analysis and how it relates to modern design. The first three chapters cover questions about the strength of materials, and how to calculate local effects. An account is then given of the development of the equations of elastic flexure and buckling, followed by a separate chapter on masonry arches. Three chapters on the overall behavior of elastic structures lead to a discussion of plastic behavior, and a final chapter indicates that there are still problems needing solution.
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Author : Heyman, Jacques
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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Fourier Series and Integral Transforms

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Description : This volume provides a basic understanding of Fourier series, Fourier transforms, and Laplace transforms. It is an expanded and polished version of the authors' notes for a one-semester course intended for students of mathematics, electrical engineering, physics and computer science. Prerequisites for readers of this book are a basic course in both calculus and linear algebra. The material is self contained with numerous exercises and various examples of applications.
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Author : Pinkus, Allan / Zafrany, Samy
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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Arion's Lyre: Archaic Lyric Into Hellenistic Poetry

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Description : "Arion's Lyre" examines how Hellenistic poetic culture adapted, reinterpreted, and transformed Archaic Greek lyric through a complex process of textual, cultural, and creative reception. Looking at the ways in which the poetry of Sappho, Alcaeus, Ibycus, Anacreon, and Simonides was preserved, edited, and read by Hellenistic scholars and poets, the book shows that Archaic poets often look very different in the new social, cultural, and political setting of Hellenistic Alexandria. For example, the Alexandrian Sappho evolves from the singer of Archaic Lesbos but has distinct associations and contexts, from Ptolemaic politics and Macedonian queens to the new phenomenon of the poetry book and an Alexandrian scholarship intent on preservation and codification. A study of Hellenistic poetic culture and an interpretation of some of the Archaic poets it so lovingly preserved, "Arion's Lyre" is also an examination of how one poetic culture reads another--and how modern readings of ancient poetry are filtered and shaped by earlier readings.
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Author : Acosta-Hughes, Benjamin
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Spirits & Liqueurs

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Description : Spirits and liqueurs have a long history in many of the world's cultures. At first they were mainly used as medicines and tonics. Now they're flavorful social beverages enjoyed at home or in the friendly atmosphere of a bar or restaurant. This book helps you make the right decisions about choosing among the many selections. It provides a clear and simple guide to the world's selection of spirits and liqueurs and offers suggestions on how to serve them
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Author : Copper, Rosalind
Publisher : White Mule Press
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Financing Public Universities: The Case of Performance Funding

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Description : "Financing Public Universities" addresses newer practices of resource allocation which tie funding to indicators of performance. The gist of these efforts is to raise the quality of institutional systems. Performance-based budgeting and funding of public universities is part of broader efforts to reform public management, and it is being promoted and implemented by various government agencies around the globe. In particular, European universities with their normally strong governmental ties, or higher education systems molded on European universities, are prime targets of such reforms. Performance funding has made its inroads in attempts to grant university systems managerial autonomy: autonomy was to be granted in exchange for funding modes which are tied to the measurement of performance indicators. Unfortunately, performance-based budgeting or funding measures cannot meet the various expectations: they do not raise the quality of teaching or learning; they do not raise research performance; they take back a great deal of managerial autonomy which is commonly judged to be essential for the well being of higher education institutions, in particular research universities; and they act as automata in place of proper governance and management. "Financing Public Universities" addresses policy makers, higher education administrators, scholars and students of higher education management. After an introduction to the theme and to the book (Chapter 1), "Financing Public Universities" covers the evolvement of mass higher education and the associated curtailment of funding (Chapter 2), the public management reform debate (Chapter 3) within which performance-based budgeting or funding evolved (Chapter 4), sketches alternative governance and management modes which can be used instead (Chapter 5), and epitomizes inertia or challenges (Chapter 6). Four appendices cover more technical matters, such as a comparative exposition of the research performance of universities by nation (Appendix C) and examples of funding systems in the UK and in the USA (Appendix D).
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Publisher : Springer
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Chemical Warfare: A Study in Restraints

Product : Chemical Warfare: A Study in Restraints
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Description : Analyzing both world wars, in Chemical Warfare Brown argues that the restraints on use of chemical warfare were complex and often unpredictable and ranged from the political to the technological. He offers a detailed examination of American chemical warfare policy, as it was shaped by industry and public sentiment, as well as national and military leaders. The organization of the book into three parts reflects the importance of battlefield experiences during the First World War and of international political restraints as they evolved during the interwar years and culminated in ano first usea policies by major powers in World War II.
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Author : Brown, Frederic J. / Guillemin, Jeanne
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
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Israel's Destiny: Fertility and Mortality in a Divided Society

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Description : For over a hundred years, demography has been at the heart of the Zionist project, refl ected in the goal of creating and maintaining a Jewish majority in Israel and in ensuring the physical continuation of the Jewish people. Demography continues to be an essential issue in the current struggle between Israel and Palestine. Yet in academic discourse, demography is treated as a minor, largely technical side-issue in the social sciences, with little theoretical consideration given to population processes as social processes. Israel's Destiny: Fertility and Mortality in a Divided Society brings together important recent work in this area. The contributions to Israel's Destiny focus on the infl uence of religion, religiosity, nationalism, and ethnicity on fertility and mortality in Israel.
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Author : Schellekens, Jona / Anson, Jon
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
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Drafting Wills & Trusts

Product : Drafting Wills & Trusts
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Description : Drafting effective wills and trust allows property to be given to the people or institutions that matter most to an individual. This book explains how to do the special, thoughtful drafting required by anyone who truly cares about distribution of property, care of elderly parents, guardians for young children, or care for pets after the owner is gone. The book is richly illustrated by samples of techniques used in the actual wills and trusts of well-known Americans. Topics covered include: WHAT HAPPENS WITHOUT A WILL; CAPACITY TO MAKE A WILL; SELECTING THE TRUSTEES; DESIGNING PET TRUSTS. Realistic, thought-provoking DRAFTING EXERCISES followed by detailed POINTERS FOR DRAFTING help the reader develop the skills needed for effective drafting. The concluding chapters cover related documents, including: MEDICAL AND FINANCIAL POWERS OF ATTORNEY, MEDICAL DIRECTIVES and LIVING WILLS. About the author: Lucy Marsh, Professor of Law at University of Denver Sturm College of Law is a native to Denver. She is a 1963 graduate of Smith College and a 1966 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. While attending the University of Michigan, she played a key role in setting up the first legal clinic in Ann Arbor to serve the underprivileged. She has led a distinguished career as an attorney, professor and advocate for community causes. Admitted to the bar in both Connecticut and Colorado, she was the first woman elected to the Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section's Title Standards Committee, served the city as member of the Denver District Attorney's Office in the 1970's, was a commissioner to the Colorado Real Estate Commission, and provided legal assistance to the Colorado AIDS project. Her academic career at the University of Denver began in 1973 as a part time professor and led up to her present position as a full professor in 1982. Since that time she was voted DU Professor of the Year in 1985 and was elected by the students in 1987 to give the commencement address. She now leads a unique program in which the students in her Trust and Estates classes participate in a Will's Lab, providing free services for the indigent and elderly. She also employs a unique teaching tool called the Technicolor System, attributed to her father, Thompson Marsh, to assist in the learning process by color coding different types of information in student's legal drafts
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Author : Marsh, Lucy A.
Publisher : Vandeplas Pub.
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