eBooks-share Social Science Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss/social-science Latest Social Science eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@ebooks-share.net admin@ebooks-share.net Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:52:07 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 Clinical Inertia: A Critique of Medical Reason (by Gérard Reach) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/clinical-inertia-a-critique-of-medical-reason
Author(s): Gérard Reach
Categories: Medical > Ethics, Medical > Public Health, Medical > Reference, Social Science > Anthropology, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-01-11
ISBN-10: 3319098810
ISBN-13: 9783319098814
Language: English
Description: Clinical practice guidelines were initially developed within the context of evidence-based medicine with the goal of putting medical research findings into practice. However, physicians do not always follow them, even when they seem to apply to the particular patient they have to treat. This phenomenon, known as clinical inertia, represents a significant obstacle to the efficiency of care and a major public health problem, the extent of which is demonstrated in this book. An analysis of its causes shows that it stems from a discrepancy between the objective, essentially statistical nature of evidence-based medicine on the... more...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:52:07 GMT
Surviving 1000 Centuries: Can We Do It? (Springer Praxis Books / Popular Science) (by R.-M. Bonnet, Lodewyk Woltjer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/surviving-1000-centuries-can-we-do-it-springer-praxis-books-popular-science
Author(s): R.-M. Bonnet, Lodewyk Woltjer
Categories: Computers > General, Science > Astronomy, Science > Environmental Science, Science > Physics, Social Science > General
Publisher: Praxis
Publish date: 2008-08-01
ISBN-10: 0387746331
ISBN-13: 9780387746333
Language: English
Description: The circumstances that will shape the long-term future of our planet will be constrained by what is physically possible and what is not. This full color book provides a quantitative view of our civilization over the next 100,000 years, in comparison to the 40-60,000 years it took for modern humans to emerge from Africa, on the basis of contemporary scientific and technological knowledge. The evolution of the Earth’s atmosphere and the origin of water are highlighted as the most important factors for the emergence and the development of life. The authors consider both cosmic and natural hazards, pointing out that scientific information provided by... more...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:26:10 GMT
The Electronics Revolution: Inventing the Future (Springer Praxis Books) (by J.B. Williams) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-electronics-revolution-inventing-the-future-springer-praxis-books
Author(s): J.B. Williams
Categories: Computers > Computer Science, Computers > History, Social Science > Media Studies
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2017-06-07
ISBN-10: 3319490877
ISBN-13: 9783319490878
Language: English
Description: This book is about how electronics, computing, and telecommunications have profoundly changed our lives – the way we work, live, and play. It covers a myriad of topics from the invention of the fundamental devices, and integrated circuits, through radio and television, to computers, mobile telephones and GPS. Today our lives are ruled by electronics as they control the home and computers dominate the workspace. We walk around with mobile phones and communicate by email. Electronics didn’t exist until into the twentieth century.  The industrial revolution is the term usually applied to the coming of... more...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:02:07 GMT
The Hunting Apes: Meat Eating and the Origins of Human Behavior (by Craig B. Stanford) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-hunting-apes-meat-eating-and-the-origins-of-human-behavior
Author(s): Craig B. Stanford
Categories: Social Science > Anthropology, Science > Biology
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish date: 2001-02-05
ISBN-10: 0691088888
ISBN-13: 9780691088884
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:52:13 GMT
Encyclopedia of GIS (by Shashi Shekhar, Hui Xiong, Xun Zhou) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/encyclopedia-of-gis-1
Author(s): Shashi Shekhar, Hui Xiong, Xun Zhou
Categories: Computers > Database Management, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Environmental Science, Social Science > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2017-04-09
ISBN-10: 3319178849
ISBN-13: 9783319178844
Language: English
Description: New In This Edition: This second edition of the Encyclopedia of GIS includes 30% to 50% new content. It provides up-to-date information on emerging topics such as spatial big data, smart-phone GIS, urban computing and mobile recommender systems. It also expands the first edition’s rich set of GIS-related commercial and societal applications such as geo-targeting, geo-fencing and understanding climate changes, while enabling more comprehensive coverage of classical GIS topics such as map projections, global positioning systems and spatial cognition. The entries explain the key software, data sets and processes used by... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:26:02 GMT
Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace (by Sherri Davidoff, Jonathan Ham) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/network-forensics-tracking-hackers-through-cyberspace
Author(s): Sherri Davidoff, Jonathan Ham
Categories: Computers > Networking, Law > General, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publish date: 2012-06-23
ISBN-10: 0132564718
ISBN-13: 9780132564717
Language: English
Description: “This is a must-have work for anybody in information security, digital forensics, or involved with incident handling. As we move away from traditional disk-based analysis into the interconnectivity of the cloud, Sherri and Jonathan have created a framework and roadmap that will act as a seminal work in this developing field.” – Dr. Craig S. Wright (GSE), Asia Pacific Director at Global Institute for Cyber Security + Research.   “It’s like a symphony meeting an encyclopedia meeting a spy novel.” –Michael Ford, Corero Network Security   On the Internet, every action leaves a mark–in routers,... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:34:19 GMT
Eyewitness Companions: Mythology (EYEWITNESS COMPANION GUIDES) (by Philip Wilkinson, Neil Philip) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/eyewitness-companions-mythology-eyewitness-companion-guides
Author(s): Philip Wilkinson, Neil Philip
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit > Astrology, Social Science > General
Publisher: DK ADULT
Publish date: 2007-09-03
ISBN-10: 0756631548
ISBN-13: 9780756631543
Language: English
Description: Originally told to explain the mysteries of the world-such as creation, divine will, fertility, death, and love-myths are a major part of many cultures throughout the world, and each area has its own myths. Organized by geographic region, each myth is placed within the civilization's history and context. The key elements of world mythology, such as the hero, his divine connection, the labyrinth, the initiation, and the transformation, are explored in boxes and features throughout the book. AUTHOR BIO: Philip Wilkinson has more than 50 titles to his credit in the fields of mythology, history, and the arts, including DK's Illustrated Dictionaries of... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:06:10 GMT
Consuls and Res Publica: Holding High Office in the Roman Republic (by Hans Beck, Antonio Duplá, Martin Jehne, Francisco Pina Polo) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/consuls-and-res-publica-holding-high-office-in-the-roman-republic
Author(s): Hans Beck, Antonio Duplá, Martin Jehne, Francisco Pina Polo
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Ancient, Political Science > History & Theory, Reference > General, Social Science > General
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2011-10-31
ISBN-10: 1107001544
ISBN-13: 9781107001541
Language: English
Description: The consulate was the focal point of Roman politics. Both the ruling class and the ordinary citizens fixed their gaze on the republic's highest office - to be sure, from different perspectives and with differing expectations. While the former aspired to the consulate as the defining magistracy of their social status, the latter perceived it as the embodiment of the Roman state. Holding high office was thus not merely a political exercise. The consulate prefigured all aspects of public life, with consuls taking care of almost every aspect of the administration of the Roman state. This multifaceted character of the consulate invites a holistic... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:16:13 GMT
Handbook of School Mental Health: Research, Training, Practice, and Policy (Issues in Clinical Child Psychology) (by Mark D. Weist, Nancy A. Lever, Catherine P. Bradshaw, Julie Sarno Owens) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/handbook-of-school-mental-health-research-training-practice-and-policy-issues-in-clinical-child-psychology
Author(s): Mark D. Weist, Nancy A. Lever, Catherine P. Bradshaw, Julie Sarno Owens
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Medical > Public Health, Psychology > Developmental, Psychology > Psychotherapy, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-08-31
ISBN-10: 1461476232
ISBN-13: 9781461476238
Language: English
Description: With so few therapeutic outlets readily available to young people, schools have evolved into mental health centers for many students. Yet schools are hampered by limited access to resources needed to provide mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention services. Like its acclaimed predecessor, the Second Edition of the Handbook of School Mental Health offers ways for professionals to maximize resources, make and strengthen valuable connections, and attain more effective school-based services and programming. At the same time, the Handbook provides strategies and recommendations in critical areas, such as... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:02:13 GMT
Names, Ethnicity and Populations: Tracing Identity in Space (Advances in Spatial Science) (by Pablo Mateos) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/names-ethnicity-and-populations-tracing-identity-in-space-advances-in-spatial-science
Author(s): Pablo Mateos
Categories: Business & Economics > Urban & Regional, Science > Earth Sciences, Social Science > Human Geography
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-04-30
ISBN-10: 3642454127
ISBN-13: 9783642454127
Language: English
Description: Ethnicity has become one of the most studied human dimensions in social and biomedical sciences over the past decade. However, there are important shortcomings in the means available to researchers to define and classify human group difference in past, as well as contemporary populations. Personal naming conventions usually adhere to unwritten social norms and customs that with time end up producing distinctive cultural, ethnic, linguistic, religious and geographic patterns in name distributions. This book follows the fascinating journey of personal names across the world, using maps and networks to identify alternative combinations of ethnic and... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:02:07 GMT
Management Ethics and Talmudic Dialectics: Navigating Corporate Dilemmas with the Indivisible Hand (by Nathan Lee Kaplan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/management-ethics-and-talmudic-dialectics-navigating-corporate-dilemmas-with-the-indivisible-hand
Author(s): Nathan Lee Kaplan
Categories: Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Springer VS
Publish date: 2014-03-10
ISBN-10: 3658052546
ISBN-13: 9783658052546
Language: English
Description: Nathan Lee Kaplan develops a talmudic perspective on management ethics. By analyzing the central ethical dilemmas of corporate managers in light of applicable traditions from the Oral Torah, this book offers a critical bridge between the contemporary business corporation and rabbinic Judaism’s foundational tradition. The issues studied thereby include organizational culture, fraud and corruption, whistle-blowing, investor and employment relations, executive compensation, corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability.
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:02:02 GMT
Cults, Territory, and the Origins of the Greek City-State (by FranCois de Polignac) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/cults-territory-and-the-origins-of-the-greek-city-state
Author(s): FranCois de Polignac
Categories: History > Ancient, History > Europe, Reference > General, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publish date: 1995-08-15
ISBN-10: 0226673340
ISBN-13: 9780226673349
Language: English
Description: How did the classical Greek city come into being? What role did religion play in its formation? Athens, with its ancient citadel and central religious cult, has traditionally been the model for the emergence of the Greek city-state. But in this original and controversial investigation, Francois de Polignac suggests that the Athenian model was probably the exception, not the rule, in the development of the polis in ancient Greece.Combining archaeological and textual evidence, de Polignac argues that the eighth-century settlements that would become the city-states of classical Greece were defined as much by the boundaries of "civilized" space as by... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:46:06 GMT
New Loss Prevention: Redefining Shrinkage Management (by Adrian Beck, Colin Peacock) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/new-loss-prevention-redefining-shrinkage-management
Author(s): Adrian Beck, Colin Peacock
Categories: Business & Economics > Business Ethics, Business & Economics > Industries, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Operations Research, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2009-11-15
ISBN-10: 0230575838
ISBN-13: 9780230575837
Language: English
Description: Challenging existing ideas about not only what constitutes retail shrinkage, but also the approach that should be adopted to deal with it, it critically examines how current approaches to managing shrinkage are at best preventative, and how through operational excellence, organisations can reduce the impact it has on their profitability.
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:46:04 GMT
Audience Participation: Essays on Inclusion in Performance (Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies,) (by Susan Kattwinkel) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/audience-participation-essays-on-inclusion-in-performance-contributions-in-drama-and-theatre-studies
Author(s): Susan Kattwinkel
Categories: Humor > General, Performing Arts > Theater, Social Science > General
Publisher: Praeger
Publish date: 2003-08-30
ISBN-10: 0313316716
ISBN-13: 9780313316715
Language: English
Description: Scholarly work on the impact of an active audience on theatrical and dance performance is a relatively new phenomenon, one that until now has manifested itself largely in the form of scattered dialogue on the subject. Audience Participation: Essays on Inclusion in Performance serves as a corrective to this. While the passive audience has long been acknowledged in works on response theory and audience studies for its contribution to the performance event, performance styles that use the audience as an active contributing creative force have been appended to the studies as merely variations on a theme. This anthology brings... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:46:05 GMT
Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research (by Institute of Medicine, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Engineering, Engineering, and Public Policy Committee on Science, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/facilitating-interdisciplinary-research
Author(s): Institute of Medicine, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Engineering, Engineering, and Public Policy Committee on Science, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Research & Methodology, Social Science > General
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publish date: 2005-04-04
ISBN-10: 0309094356
ISBN-13: 9780309094351
Language: English
Description: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research examines current interdisciplinary research efforts and recommends ways to stimulate and support such research. Advances in science and engineering increasingly require the collaboration of scholars from various fields. This shift is driven by the need to address complex problems that cut across traditional disciplines, and the capacity of new technologies to both transform existing disciplines and generate new ones. At the same time, however, interdisciplinary research can be impeded by policies on hiring, promotion, tenure, proposal review, and resource allocation that favor... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:46:02 GMT
Korean Film: History, Resistance, and Democratic Imagination (by Eungjun Min, Jinsook Joo, Han Ju Kwak) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/korean-film-history-resistance-and-democratic-imagination
Author(s): Eungjun Min, Jinsook Joo, Han Ju Kwak
Categories: Business & Economics > Industries, Language Arts & Disciplines > Communication, Performing Arts > Film & Video, Social Science > General
Publisher: Praeger
Publish date: 2003-04-30
ISBN-10: 0275958116
ISBN-13: 9780275958114
Language: English
Description: Despite its rise in the global market, recent political progress, and a surging interest worldwide, Korean films are relatively unknown and rarely studied. This new work begins by investigating the history, industry structure, and trends of filmmaking in Korea, going on to examine how Hollywood films have affected both Korean mainstream and nonmainstream film industries in terms of both means of production and narrative. Moreover, the authors analyze the ways in which Korean films of recent years have represented the modernization process in Korea itself, as well as the ideological implications that arise from the cinematic... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:42:03 GMT
The Films of Terrence Malick (by James Morrison, Thomas Schur) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-films-of-terrence-malick
Author(s): James Morrison, Thomas Schur
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines > Communication, Performing Arts > Film & Video, Social Science > General
Publisher: Praeger
Publish date: 2003-09-30
ISBN-10: 027597247X
ISBN-13: 9780275972479
Language: English
Description: Despite overwhelming acclaim for his work, director Terrence Malick remains an under-examined figure of an era of filmmaking that also produced such notables as Robert Altman, Francis Ford Coppola, and Martin Scorsese. His films Badlands and Days of Heaven remain benchmarks of American cinema, while his recent The Thin Red Line returned him to the pantheon of American directors. In this new study, authors James Morrison and Thomas Schur examine each of his films in detail, drawing on extensive archival research to construct a portrait of his working methods as a director as well as the thematic, aesthetic, and cultural... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:26:05 GMT
Theorizing the Angura Space (Brill's Japanese Studies Library) (by Peter Eckersall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/theorizing-the-angura-space-brills-japanese-studies-library
Author(s): Peter Eckersall
Categories: History > Asia, Humor > General, Performing Arts > Theater, Social Science > General
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Publish date: 2006-06-30
ISBN-10: 9004151990
ISBN-13: 9789004151994
Language: English
Description: This is the first history of Japan's avant-garde underground theatre (angura) in a time of its most intense, creative, and original productions, viz. 1960-2000. It closely investigates the interrelationship of aesthetics and politics and explores contrasting examples of contemporary performance in relation to social context and cultural history. Part one considers the 1960s era of protest and theatrical invention. The second part examines theatre in the 1980s, a time of unprecedented economic boom. The final section considers the work of four of the most important companies of the 1990s and explores how they are grappling with manifold new... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:52:11 GMT
Masculinity in Fiction and Film: Representing men in popular genres, 1945-2000 (Continuum Literary Studies) (by Brian Baker) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/masculinity-in-fiction-and-film-representing-men-in-popular-genres-1945-2000-continuum-literary-studies
Author(s): Brian Baker
Categories: Literary Collections > General, Literary Criticism > Books & Reading, Performing Arts > Film & Video, Social Science > Gender Studies
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publish date: 2006-05-10
ISBN-10: 0826486525
ISBN-13: 9780826486523
Language: English
Description: This book looks at a wide range of fiction and film texts, from the 1950s to the present, in order to analyse the ways in which masculinity has been represented in popular culture in Britain and the United States. It covers numerous genres, including spy fiction, science fiction, the Western and police thrillers. Each chapter focuses on key forms of masculinity found in each genre, such as the 'double agent', the 'rogue cop' and the 'citizen-soldier'. Brian Baker takes a broad, contextual approach, placing a detailed discussion of key texts and issues concerning masculinity in their historical and cultural context. Written... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:12:15 GMT
Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood (by Alison McMahan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/films-of-tim-burton-animating-live-action-in-contemporary-hollywood
Author(s): Alison McMahan
Categories: Performing Arts > Film & Video, Social Science > General
Publisher: Continuum
Publish date: 2005-06-24
ISBN-10: 0826415660
ISBN-13: 9780826415660
Language: English
Description: Most Tim Burton films are huge box-office successes, and several are already classics. The director's mysterious and eccentric public persona attracts a lot of attention, while the films themselves have been somewhat overlooked. Here, Alison McMahan redresses this imbalance through a close analysis of Burton's key films () and their industrial context. She argues that Burton has been a crucial figure behind many of the transformations taking place in horror, fantasy, and sci-fi films over the last two decades, and demonstrates how his own work draws on a huge range of artistic influences: the films of George Melies, surrealism, installation art,... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:12:13 GMT
Online Dating as A Strategic Game: Why and How Men in Hong Kong Use QQ to Chase Women in Mainland China (by Kwok-bun Chan, Maurice Kwok-to Choi) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/online-dating-as-a-strategic-game-why-and-how-men-in-hong-kong-use-qq-to-chase-women-in-mainland-china
Author(s): Kwok-bun Chan, Maurice Kwok-to Choi
Categories: Social Science > Media Studies
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-12-12
ISBN-10: 3642399843
ISBN-13: 9783642399848
Language: English
Description: Based on a study using online ethnography as the major research method, this book explains why and how men in Hong Kong use QQ—an online instant messenger—to “chase” women in mainland China, especially in the neighboring city of Shenzhen. Chasing women through QQ is a reciprocal exchange process during which the resources to be exchanged in the interaction are not negotiated. Rather, the men provide resources to the women, hoping for rewards in return that are not guaranteed. This characteristic of the exchange makes men who chase women through QQ very strategic in their action. They try to maximize the rewards and... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 02:22:12 GMT
Encyclopedia of African American Music [3 volumes] (by Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille, Emmett G. Price III) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/encyclopedia-of-african-american-music-3-volumes
Author(s): Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille, Emmett G. Price III
Categories: Music > Reference, Reference > Encyclopedias, Social Science > General
Publisher: Greenwood
Publish date: 2010-12-17
ISBN-10: 0313341990
ISBN-13: 9780313341991
Language: English
Description: African Americans' historical roots are encapsulated in the lyrics, melodies, and rhythms of their music. In the 18th and 19th centuries, African slaves, longing for emancipation, expressed their hopes and dreams through spirituals. Inspired by African civilization and culture, as well as religion, art, literature, and social issues, this influential, joyous, tragic, uplifting, challenging, and enduring music evolved into many diverse genres, including jazz, blues, rock and roll, soul, swing, and hip hop. Providing a lyrical history of our nation, this groundbreaking encyclopedia, the first of its kind, showcases all facets of African American... more...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 01:26:01 GMT
The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn't What It Used to Be (by Moises Naim) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-end-of-power-from-boardrooms-to-battlefields-and-churches-to-states-why-being-in-charge-isnt-what-it-used-to-be
Author(s): Moises Naim
Categories: Business & Economics > Economic History, Social Science > General
Publisher: Basic Books
Publish date: 2013-03-05
ISBN-10: 0465031560
ISBN-13: 9780465031566
Language: English
Description: We know that power is shifting: From West to East and North to South, from presidential palaces to public squares, from once formidable corporate behemoths to nimble startups and, slowly but surely, from men to women. But power is not merely shifting and dispersing. It is also decaying. Those in power today are more constrained in what they can do with it and more at risk of losing it than ever before. In The End of Power, award-winning columnist and former Foreign Policy editor Moisés Naím illuminates the struggle between once-dominant megaplayers and the new micropowers challenging them in every field of human... more...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:46:04 GMT
The Economics of Religion in India (by Sriya Iyer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-economics-of-religion-in-india
Author(s): Sriya Iyer
Categories: Business & Economics > Development, History > Asia, Religion > History, Religion > Religion, Politics & State, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press
Publish date: 2018-09-17
ISBN-10: 0674979648
ISBN-13: 9780674979642
Language: English
Description: Religion has not been a popular target for economic analysis. Yet the tools of economics can offer deep insights into how religious groups compete, deliver social services, and reach out to potential converts―how, in daily life, religions nurture and deploy market power. Sriya Iyer puts these tools to use in an expansive, creative study of India, one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world. Iyer explores how growth, inequality, education, technology, and social trends both affect and are affected by religious groups. Her exceptionally rich data―drawn from ten years of research, including a survey of... more...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:12:04 GMT
Memory and the Wars on Terror: Australian and British Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies) (by Jessica Gildersleeve, Richard Gehrmann) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/memory-and-the-wars-on-terror-australian-and-british-perspectives-palgrave-macmillan-memory-studies
Author(s): Jessica Gildersleeve, Richard Gehrmann
Categories: History > Europe, History > Historiography, Political Science > General, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2017-11-22
ISBN-10: 3319569759
ISBN-13: 9783319569758
Language: English
Description: This edited collection aims to respond to dominant perspectives on twenty-first-century war by exploring how the events of 9/11 and the subsequent Wars on Terror are represented and remembered outside of the US framework. Existing critical coverage ignores the meaning of these events for people, nations and cultures apparently peripheral to them but which have - as shown in this collection - been extraordinarily affected by the social, political and cultural changes these wars have wrought. Adopting a literary and cultural history approach, the book asks how these events resonate and continue to show effects in the rest of the world, with a... more...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:22:13 GMT
Encyclopedia of Holidays And Celebrations: A Country-by-country Guide (Three Volume Set) (by Matthew Dennis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/encyclopedia-of-holidays-and-celebrations-a-country-by-country-guide-three-volume-set
Author(s): Matthew Dennis
Categories: History > World, Reference > Encyclopedias, Social Science > Holidays (non religious)
Publisher: Facts on File
Publish date: 2006-08-01
ISBN-10: 0816062358
ISBN-13: 9780816062355
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:52:07 GMT
Practising Feminism: Identity, Difference, Power (by Nickie Charles, Felicia Hughes-Freeland) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/practising-feminism-identity-difference-power
Author(s): Nickie Charles, Felicia Hughes-Freeland
Categories: Social Science > Feminism & Feminist Theory, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 1996-02-02
ISBN-10: 0415111080
ISBN-13: 9780415111089
Language: English
Description: In Practising Feminism, contributors drawn from a range of backgrounds in anthropology, sociology and social psychology, explore different ways of practising feminism and their effect on gendered identities. The contributors examine feminism and gender identities in different cultures, feminism as a politics of transformation, the call for recognition of heterosexuality as a politicised identity, the practical role of feminism in nationalist struggles, power relations and gender differences, and the methodological implications of feminist practices. They all discuss identity, difference and power and their importance to feminist political practice.... more...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:52:02 GMT
The American System of Criminal Justice (by George F. Cole, Christopher E. Smith, Christina DeJong) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-american-system-of-criminal-justice-1
Author(s): George F. Cole, Christopher E. Smith, Christina DeJong
Categories: Law > Criminal Law, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publish date: 2012-01-21
ISBN-10: 1133049656
ISBN-13: 9781133049654
Language: English
Description: This classic best seller examines criminal justice across several disciplines, presenting elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. Broad coverage of the facts, uncompromising scholarship, an engaging writing style, and compelling delivery of current events make THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 13th Edition, one of the best books available for an in-depth look at the American criminal justice system.
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 03:12:10 GMT
America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System (by David W. Neubauer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/americas-courts-and-the-criminal-justice-system-1
Author(s): David W. Neubauer
Categories: Law > Courts, Law > Criminal Procedure, Political Science > Government, Reference > General, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publish date: 2007-04-19
ISBN-10: 0495095400
ISBN-13: 9780495095408
Language: English
Description: Open this book and step into America's court system! What's it like to be a judge? A prosecutor? A defense attorney? With Neubauer's best-selling book, you'll find out! This fascinating and well-researched text gives you the sense of being in the courthouse-of what it is like to work in and be a part of the system. This concept of the courthouse "players" illustrates each person's important role in bringing a case through the court process. Throughout the text, Neubauer highlights not only the pivotal role of the criminal courts within the criminal justice system but also the court's importance and impact on society as a whole.
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 03:06:07 GMT
Corrections Today (by Larry J. Siegel, Clemens Bartollas) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/corrections-today
Author(s): Larry J. Siegel, Clemens Bartollas
Categories: Law > Criminal Law, Law > Criminal Procedure, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publish date: 2010-01-22
ISBN-10: 049560240X
ISBN-13: 9780495602408
Language: English
Description: CORRECTIONS TODAY offers the most practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections available. It is a briefer, more visual, paperback alternative to expensive hardback Introduction to Corrections texts. Perfect for those who have grown tired of encyclopedic texts that are lacking in real-world concepts and application, it examines the field of corrections through the lens of students who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are now working in corrections but seeking an advanced degree in order to obtain promotion and/or switch job paths.
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 03:02:01 GMT
Politics and America in Crisis: The Coming of the Civil War (Reflections on the Civil War Era) (by Michael S. Green Ph.D.) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/politics-and-america-in-crisis-the-coming-of-the-civil-war-reflections-on-the-civil-war-era
Author(s): Michael S. Green Ph.D.
Categories: History > United States, Political Science > History & Theory, Reference > General, Social Science > General
Publisher: Praeger
Publish date: 2009-12-30
ISBN-10: 0275990958
ISBN-13: 9780275990954
Language: English
Description: Politics and America in Crisis: The Coming of the Civil War examines the developments between 1846 and 1861 that pushed the nation to war to see what they reveal about the North, the South, the people leading them, and the issues separating them.As shown here, in the decade and a half before the actual outbreak of the war, the mostly southern Democratic Party's fortunes veered from a presidential election victory in 1852 to the shocking loss of Abraham Lincoln in 1860—an event that marked the coming of age of the young antislavery Republican Party. In examining that sharp reversal, Politics and America in Crisis covers a wide range of key events,... more...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 02:52:12 GMT
Drug Use and Abuse: A Comprehensive Introduction (by Howard Abadinsky) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/drug-use-and-abuse-a-comprehensive-introduction-2
Author(s): Howard Abadinsky
Categories: Law > Criminal Procedure, Psychology > Psychopathology, Self-Help > Substance Abuse & Addictions, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publish date: 2013-01-01
ISBN-10: 1285070275
ISBN-13: 9781285070278
Language: English
Description: Packed with the latest data and research, the powerful new DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION, 8e delivers a thorough, interdisciplinary survey of all aspects of drug and alcohol abuse. The text draws from the many disciplines of history, law, pharmacology, political science, social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice--resulting in the most comprehensive, authoritative single source available. The author explores the history of drugs, their impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, drug policy implications, the criminal justice system response, the drug business, law enforcement,... more...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 02:52:05 GMT
Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities (by Karen K. Kirst-Ashman, Jr. Grafton H. Hull) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/generalist-practice-with-organizations-and-communities
Author(s): Karen K. Kirst-Ashman, Jr. Grafton H. Hull
Categories: Social Science > General
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publish date: 2008-08-13
ISBN-10: 0495507156
ISBN-13: 9780495507154
Language: English
Description: Now available in paperback format and thoroughly updated to reflect the latest CSWE ethical standards and current social work literature, this hands-on text offers a practical, user-friendly, and comprehensive introduction to foundation macro practice. Encouraging you to build on their one-on-one (micro) and group (mezzo) communication skills, the authors outline a guided, step-by-step plan for community and organizational change. Two models -- Prepare and Imagine -- form the heart of the book, providing valuable frameworks for effective macro social work practice. A running case study illustrates these models in action. The authors' coverage of... more...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 02:36:07 GMT
Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice (Ethics in Crime and Justice) (by Joycelyn M. Pollock) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ethical-dilemmas-and-decisions-in-criminal-justice-ethics-in-crime-and-justice
Author(s): Joycelyn M. Pollock
Categories: Law > Criminal Law, Law > Criminal Procedure, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publish date: 2011-01-01
ISBN-10: 1111346429
ISBN-13: 9781111346423
Language: English
Description: New examples of white collar crime, business scandals from Wall Street to Main Street, and more are all featured in ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Real-life cases and situations demonstrate the significance of ethics in the world of criminal justice today for those studying or contemplating a career in criminal justice.
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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:56:05 GMT
Grant Application Writers Handbook, Fourth Edition (by Liane Reif-Lehrer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/grant-application-writers-handbook-fourth-edition
Author(s): Liane Reif-Lehrer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines > Composition & Creative Writing, Medical > Nursing, Medical > Reference, Medical > Research, Social Science > General
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
Publish date: 2004-09
ISBN-10: 0763716421
ISBN-13: 9780763716424
Language: English
Description: The advice in this book is useful for many types of grant applications, business plans, journal articles, and research reports.
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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:16:01 GMT
The Trotula: A Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine (The Middle Ages Series) (by Monica H. Green) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-trotula-a-medieval-compendium-of-womens-medicine-the-middle-ages-series
Author(s): Monica H. Green
Categories: Social Science > Women's Studies
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publish date: 2001-03-19
ISBN-10: 0812235894
ISBN-13: 9780812235890
Language: English
Description: The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe. Yet as Monica H. Green reveals in her introduction to this first edition of the Latin text since the sixteenth century, and the first English translation of the book ever based upon a medieval form of the text, the Trotula is not a single treatise but an ensemble of... more...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:56:02 GMT
DNA and Property Crime Scene Investigation: Forensic Evidence and Law Enforcement (by David Makin, Larry Miller) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dna-and-property-crime-scene-investigation-forensic-evidence-and-law-enforcement
Author(s): David Makin, Larry Miller
Categories: Law > General, Reference > General, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2014-08-21
ISBN-10: 1455775533
ISBN-13: 9781455775538
Language: English
Description: Traditionally, forensic investigation has not been fully utilized in the investigation of property crime. This ground-breaking book examines the experiences of patrol officers, command staff, detectives, and chiefs as they navigate the expectations of forensic evidence in criminal cases, specifically property crimes cases. DNA and Property Crime Scene Investigation looks at the current state of forensic technology and, using interviews with police officers, command staff, forensic technicians, and prosecutors, elucidates who is doing the work of forensic investigation. It explores how better training can decrease backlogs in... more...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:36:02 GMT
Handbook of Diversity in Feminist Psychology (by Hope Landrine PhD, Nancy Felipe Russo PhD) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/handbook-of-diversity-in-feminist-psychology
Author(s): Hope Landrine PhD, Nancy Felipe Russo PhD
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Social Science > Feminism & Feminist Theory
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publish date: 2009-12-17
ISBN-10: 0826117058
ISBN-13: 9780826117052
Language: English
Description: "With the publication of the Handbook of Diversity in Feminist Psychology, the field of feminist psychology has achieved a new depth; the volume is a sophisticated and cutting-edge compendium that not only describes the state of the field, but also pushes its boundaries in important ways."----Sex Roles: A Journal of Research "Critical for all those who are in the field of psychology to own, refer to, and use. No longer are diversity and gender issues considered to be on the periphery as they once were....one would be remiss in not considering these factors in psychology." --Florence L. Denmark, PhD (From the Foreword)... more...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:32:05 GMT
The Mind of the Chimpanzee: Ecological and Experimental Perspectives (by Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf, Stephen R. Ross, Jane Goodall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-mind-of-the-chimpanzee-ecological-and-experimental-perspectives
Author(s): Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf, Stephen R. Ross, Jane Goodall
Categories: Nature > Apes & Monkeys, Nature > Environmental Conservation & Protection, Social Science > Anthropology, Science > Biology, Science > Zoology
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publish date: 2010-08-30
ISBN-10: 0226492788
ISBN-13: 9780226492780
Language: English
Description: Understanding the chimpanzee mind is akin to opening a window onto human consciousness. Many of our complex cognitive processes have origins that can be seen in the way that chimpanzees think, learn, and behave. The Mind of the Chimpanzee brings together scores of prominent scientists from around the world to share the most recent research into what goes on inside the mind of our closest living relative.   Intertwining a range of topics—including imitation, tool use, face recognition, culture, cooperation, and reconciliation—with critical commentaries on conservation and welfare, the collection aims to understand how chimpanzees learn,... more...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:26:13 GMT
John Paul II's Contribution to Catholic Bioethics (Philosophy and Medicine / Catholic Studies in Bioethics) (by Christopher Tollefsen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/john-paul-iis-contribution-to-catholic-bioethics-philosophy-and-medicine-catholic-studies-in-bioethics
Author(s): Christopher Tollefsen
Categories: Medical > Ethics, Philosophy > Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Religion > General, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2005-02-18
ISBN-10: 1402031297
ISBN-13: 9781402031298
Language: English
Description: Any list of the most influential figures of the second half of the twentieth century would arguably have to begin with the name of Pope John Paul II. From 1978, when he was inaugurated, to the present, over a quarter of a century later, the Pope has been a dominant force in the world, both within the Catholic and Christian Church, and in the larger international community. Among the areas in which the Pope has been of signal importance to contemporary discussion, argument, and policy has been the field of bioethics. This collection brings together for the first time in an accessible and readable form a summary and assessment... more...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:06:08 GMT
The Fundamentals of Global Governance (by Jim Whitman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-fundamentals-of-global-governance
Author(s): Jim Whitman
Categories: Political Science > Government, Social Science > General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2009-05-15
ISBN-10: 0230572537
ISBN-13: 9780230572539
Language: English
Description: What kind of activity is global governance? What do all of the many sectoral forms of global governance of the planetary environment, of global finance and global health have in common? Moving beyond sector-specific studies, this book outlines the fundamentals of global governance in eight chapter-length propositions.
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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:56:11 GMT
Trust: The Evolutionary Game of Mind and Society (The Science of the Mind) (by Toshio Yamagishi) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/trust-the-evolutionary-game-of-mind-and-society-the-science-of-the-mind
Author(s): Toshio Yamagishi
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Biochemistry, Psychology > General, Social Science > Sociology, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-11-15
ISBN-10: 4431539352
ISBN-13: 9784431539353
Language: English
Description: This book is written around the central message that collectivist societies produce security, but destroy trust. In collectivist societies, people are connected through networks of strong personal ties where the behavior of all agents is constantly monitored and controlled. As a result, individuals in collectivist networks are assured that others will abide by social norms, and gain a sense of security erroneously thought of as “trust.” However, this book argues that this security is not truly trust, based on beliefs regarding the integrity of others, but assurance, based on the system of mutual control within the network. In collectivist... more...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:16:09 GMT
Pathways of Human Development: Explorations of Change (by Karen A. Roberto, Thomas H. Ollendick, Jay A. Mancini, Gary L. Bowen, Susan Chuang, Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab, Julie C. Dunsmore, Rosalind Edwards, April L. Few, Robbie Gilligan, Amy G. Halberstadt, Janet Holland, Angela J. Huebner, Kee Jeong Kim, Leon Kuczynski, Susan Lollis, Hugh Milroy, Monique B. Mitchell, Robyn Pitman, Michele Preyde, Dionne P. Stephens, Virpi Timonen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/pathways-of-human-development-explorations-of-change
Author(s): Karen A. Roberto, Thomas H. Ollendick, Jay A. Mancini, Gary L. Bowen, Susan Chuang, Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab, Julie C. Dunsmore, Rosalind Edwards, April L. Few, Robbie Gilligan, Amy G. Halberstadt, Janet Holland, Angela J. Huebner, Kee Jeong Kim, Leon Kuczynski, Susan Lollis, Hugh Milroy, Monique B. Mitchell, Robyn Pitman, Michele Preyde, Dionne P. Stephens, Virpi Timonen
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > Developmental, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publish date: 2009-08-20
ISBN-10: 0739136860
ISBN-13: 9780739136867
Language: English
Description: Pathways of Human Development uses theoretical perspectives from developmental, social, and behavioral sciences to examine the many ways that individuals, families, and communities intersect and interface. Focusing on the impact of change on human development, including its antecedents, processes, and consequences, the chapters examine a range of topics such as health and adaptation; social anxiety disorder; protective factors and risk behaviors; parent-child relationships; adolescent sexuality; intergenerational relationships; family stress and adaptation; and community resilience. By extending human development theorizing across these pivotal... more...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:22:05 GMT
Jesus, the Final Days: What Really Happened (by N. T. Wright, Craig A. Evans) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/jesus-the-final-days-what-really-happened
Author(s): N. T. Wright, Craig A. Evans
Categories: History > Ancient, Religion > History, Religion > Holidays, Religion > Theology, Social Science > General
Publisher: Westminster John Knox
Publish date: 2009-01-30
ISBN-10: 0664233597
ISBN-13: 9780664233594
Language: English
Description: What do history and archaeology have to say about Jesus death, burial, and resurrection? In this superb book, two of the world's most celebrated writers on the historical Jesus share their greatest findings. Together, Craig A. Evans and N. T. Wright concisely and compellingly dubunk popular myths about the historical Jesus and convey the true, world-shattering significance of Jesus' final days on earth.
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:16:05 GMT
Violence and the World's Religious Traditions: An Introduction (by Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts, Michael Jerryson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/violence-and-the-worlds-religious-traditions-an-introduction
Author(s): Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts, Michael Jerryson
Categories: Religion > Comparative Religion, Religion > Religion, Politics & State, Social Science > General
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2016-12-14
ISBN-10: 0190649666
ISBN-13: 9780190649661
Language: English
Description: Is religion inherently predisposed to violence? Or has religion been taken hostage by a politics of aggression? The years since the end of the Cold War have shown a noticeable shift in patterns of religious extremism, accentuating the uncomfortable, complex, and oft-misunderstood relationship between religion and violence. The essays in this succinct new volume examine that relationship by offering a well-rounded look at violence as it appears in the world's most prominent religious traditions, exploring Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, Sikh, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, African, and Pacific Island texts and practices. The essays in Violence and the... more...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:02:11 GMT
Mediatization of Communication (Handbooks of Communication Science) (by Knut Lundby) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mediatization-of-communication-handbooks-of-communication-science
Author(s): Knut Lundby
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines > Communication, Social Science > Media Studies
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
Publish date: 2014-07-14
ISBN-10: 3110271931
ISBN-13: 9783110271935
Language: English
Description: Mediatization characterizes changes in practices and institutions in media-saturated societies, thus denoting transformations of these societies. The volume makes a valuable contribution to the understanding of contemporary processes of social, cultural and political changes. The handbook offers a broad spectrum of different approaches to mediatization of communication and in this way provides the reader with the most current state of research.
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:56:07 GMT
The Psychological Foundations of Culture (by Mark Schaller, Christian S. Crandall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-psychological-foundations-of-culture-1
Author(s): Mark Schaller, Christian S. Crandall
Categories: Medical > Mental Health, Psychology > Psychopathology, Psychology > Psychotherapy, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Psychology Press
Publish date: 2003-08-01
ISBN-10: 0805838392
ISBN-13: 9780805838398
Language: English
Description: How is it that cultures come into existence at all? How do cultures develop particular customs and characteristics rather than others? How do cultures persist and change over time? Most previous attempts to address these questions have been descriptive and historical. The purpose of this book is to provide answers that are explanatory, predictive, and relevant to the emergence and continuing evolution of cultures past, present, and future. Most other investigations into "cultural psychology" have focused on the impact that culture has on the psychology of the individual. The focus of this book is the reverse. The authors show how questions about... more...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:36:13 GMT
Adaptive and Integrated Water Management: Coping with Complexity and Uncertainty (by Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Pavel Kabat, Jörn Möltgen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/adaptive-and-integrated-water-management-coping-with-complexity-and-uncertainty
Author(s): Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Pavel Kabat, Jörn Möltgen
Categories: Business & Economics > Environmental Economics, Political Science > General, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Environmental Science, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2007-12-14
ISBN-10: 3540759409
ISBN-13: 9783540759409
Language: English
Description: Sustainable water management is a key environmental challenge of the 21st century. Developing and implementing innovative management approaches and how to cope with the increasing complexity and uncertainties was the theme of the first International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management, held in November 2007 in Basel, Switzerland. The conference volume includes selected contributions on conceptual and methodological innovations and empirical insights from case studies on important themes such as multi-level governance, change management, vulnerability assessment, environmental flows, uncertainty analysis and... more...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:12:13 GMT
Animal Science Biology and Technology (Texas Science) (by Robert Mikesell, MeeCee Baker) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/animal-science-biology-and-technology-texas-science
Author(s): Robert Mikesell, MeeCee Baker
Categories: Reference > General, Social Science > General, Technology & Engineering > Agriculture, Science > Biology
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publish date: 2010-04-12
ISBN-10: 1435486374
ISBN-13: 9781435486379
Language: English
Description: Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition is the ideal animal science book that combines the empirical and the practical in a book suitable for readers of all ages and stages. This book takes the reader from the basics of production through to evaluation, while delivering a contemporary industry overview. Readers will find the opportunities for experiential learning found in this book will be especially helpful in planning supervised agricultural experience projects and FFA career development events. The career focus sections found in Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition present opportunities in a story format that will pique... more...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:42:01 GMT
Stochastic World (Mathematical Engineering) (by Sergey S. Stepanov) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/stochastic-world-mathematical-engineering
Author(s): Sergey S. Stepanov
Categories: Computers > Programming, Mathematics > Probability & Statistics, Science > Mathematical Physics, Science > Physics, Social Science > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-07-02
ISBN-10: 3319000705
ISBN-13: 9783319000701
Language: English
Description: This book is an introduction into stochastic processes for physicists, biologists and financial analysts. Using an informal approach, all the necessary mathematical tools and techniques are covered, including the stochastic differential equations, mean values, probability distribution functions, stochastic integration and numerical modeling. Numerous examples of practical applications of the stochastic mathematics are considered in detail, ranging from physics to the financial theory.  A reader with basic knowledge of the probability theory should have no difficulty in accessing the book content.
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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 09:06:01 GMT