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The first and only complete career retrospective of the visionary painter andAbstract Expressionist heir, Agnes Martin (1912-2004)
The Art of the Restaurateur Lander, N: Art of the Restaurateur
Reveals the hidden stories behind some of the world's best restaurants, whichcelebrate the complex but unrecognised art of the restaurateur. Every restaurateur's story is fascinating, and has something different to tell aboutthe creation of a successful restaurant. The first book by renowned Financial Times restaurant critic, Nicholas Lander. An accessible, engaging read for anyone who is interested in food, restaurants orcreativity in business.
Mastering AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013
George Omura is a licensed architect and Autodesk Authorized Author who has more than 30 years of experience in architecture and has been using AutoCAD for more than 20 years. He has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems to the San Francisco Library project. He is the all-time bestselling AutoCAD author and was cited as "favorite CAD author" by members of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) in AUGIWorld magazine's "Best of Everything CAD" issue.
Ulrich Beck is one of the world's leading sociologists and social thinkers, well-known for his best-selling book Risk Society. He is Emeritus Professor at Munich and Professor of Sociology at the LSE.
German All-in-One For Dummies
Learn to speak German? Easy. German All-in-One For Dummies conveniently combines titles from the German Dummies library into one handy guide that covers all of the bases of the German language. For those looking to master fluency in this popular language, this book and CD combo are an efficient and logical choice. German All-in-One For Dummies brings together content from German For Dummies, 2nd Edition, German For Dummies Audio Set, German Phrases For Dummies, Intermediate German For Dummies, and German Essentials For Dummies. ??Plus, it includes a new CD that allows for even more opportunities to practice speaking the language, as well as additional content on grammar and usage to empower you to use and speak German like a native. * Offers instruction and practice exercises for both speaking and writing German * Helps you prepare to demonstrate proficiency in conversational German If you want to improve your German, whether it's for work, travel, or enjoyment, German All-in-One For Dummies has you covered.
Illusions of Progress
The Author: Brigitte Rossbacher is Assistant Professor of German at Washington University in St. Louis. She received her Ph.D. in German from the University of California, Davis. In addition to publishing numerous scholarly articles, she co-edited the volume Wendezeiten/Zeitenwenden. Positionsbestimmungen zur deutschsprachigen Literatur 1945-1995 and is editor of the GDR Bulletin.
Singin' with the Jazz Combo
Diese Reihe enthält jeweils zehn bekannte Standards für Sologesang mit einer neun- bzw. zehnköpfigen Combo - ideal für Sänger auf der Suche nach Arrangements für ein kleines Ensemble. Die Combobesetzung besteht aus Trompete, Altsax, Tenorsax, Baritonsax (optional), Posaune, Gitarre, Bass, Schlagzeug und Klavier und enthält Dirigieranweisungen für die Bläser. Die Baritonsaxstimme verleiht den Stücken zusätzliche Klangfülle, ist jedoch optional. Die Songs - hervorragend arrangiert von Dave Wolpe - decken eine Vielzahl von Stilrichtungen und Tempi ab und können somit zu allen möglichen Gelegenheiten gesungen und gespielt werden. Ein Komplettset mit allen zehn Büchern ist ebenfalls erhältlich. Titel: A Foggy Day * At Last * Falling in Love with Love * Just in Time * Mack the Knife * Polka Dots and Moonbeams * Santa Claus is Coming to Town * Straighten Up and Fly Right * 'SWonderful * When I Fall in Love.
Die Geschichte der Kunst Gombrich, E: Geschichte d. Kunst
Sir Ernst Gombrich gilt als einer der größten und unkonventionellsten Kunsthistoriker seiner Zeit, der in zwei unterschiedlichen Lebensbereichen zu Ruhm und Auszeichnung gelangte: als Gelehrter, der die Kunst dem Menschen nahe brachte, und als Pionier, der die Wahrnehmung aus dem Bereich der Psychologie auf die Betrachtung der Kunst übertrug. Sein bekanntestes Buch, Die Geschichte der Kunst, wurde zum ersten Mal vor 60 Jahren veröffentlicht und erscheint nun in der 16. Ausgabe. Es ist eines der einflussreichsten Bücher über Kunst, das je geschrieben wurde.
Young Vienna and Psychoanalysis
The Author: Lieselotte Pouh was born in Vienna, Austria. She graduated from the University of Vienna with a master's degree in pharmacy. She continued her academic studies in humanities at the State University of New York (Purchase) and received her Ph.D. from the German department of the University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Her articles have appeared in several German- and Bulgarian-language magazines and newspapers. This book was originally published in German as Wiener Literatur und Psychoanalyse (Peter Lang, 1997).
The Author: Florence Dee Boodakian, poet and scholar, is currently Visiting Professor in the Semester at Sea Program of the University of Pittsburgh. She received her Ph.D. in Modern British Literature from New York University. In addition to academic publications, she has published her poetry and was an Invitee to the Fall 1998 Poetry in Britain seminar. She is in the process of completing a long poem about the twentieth century.
Software in 30 Days
Ken Schwaber is a cofounder of the worldwide Agile software movement and cocreator, with Jeff Sutherland, of the "Scrum" technique for building software in 30 days. He is president of Scrum.org, a software consulting firm, and led the process management product revolution of the early 1990s. Jeff Sutherland is the cocreator of Scrum, and was cosigner of the Agile Manifesto, which marked the start of the Agile movement. He has served as vice president of engineering or CTO at eleven software companies, managing the last seven entirely using Scrum, and achieved industry-leading, hyper-productive results. Jeff is the CEO of Scrum Inc., a consulting and training company.
Time Series Analysis in Meteorology and Climatology Duchon, C: Time Series Analysis in Meteorology
Time Series Analysis in Meteorology and Climatology provides an accessible overview of this notoriously difficult subject. Clearly structured throughout, the authors develop sufficient theoretical foundation to understand the basis for applying various analytical methods to a time series and show clearly how to interpret the results. Taking a unique approach to the subject, the authors use a combination of theory and application to real data sets to enhance student understanding throughout the book. This book is written for those students that have a data set in the form of a time series and are confronted with the problem of how to analyse this data. Each chapter covers the various methods that can be used to carry out this analysis with coverage of the necessary theory and its application. In the theoretical section topics covered include; the mathematical origin of spectrum windows, leakage of variance and understanding spectrum windows. The applications section includes real data sets for students to analyse. Scalar variables are used for ease of understanding for example air temperatures, wind speed and precipitation. Students are encouraged to write their own computer programmes and data sets are provided to enable them to recognize quickly whether their programme is working correctly- one data set is provided with artificial data and the other with real data where the students are required to physically interpret the results of their periodgram analysis. Based on the acclaimed and long standing course at the University of Oklahoma, the book is distinct in its approach to the subject matter in that it is written specifically for readers in meteorology and climatology and uses a mix of theory and application to real data sets.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
Rashin Kheiriyeh wurde 1979 im Iran geboren. Sie studierte Grafikdesign an der Universität Teheran. Die vielfach ausgezeichnete Illustratorin arbeitet für Zeitungen wie die
Improvising String Quartets
Noch nie improvisiert? Nie war es leichter, improvisieren zu lernen. Man muss einfach nur dem Weg von Improvising String Quartets folgen, um sich auf verständliche, intuitive und experimentelle Art Unterrichtsmethoden für Schul-, Suzuki- oder Hochschulkurse zum Thema improvisierte Kammermusik, Formeln für improvisierte Quartette, Improvisationskenntnisse auf Grundlage der etablierten Reihe Creative Ability Development sowie einfache und komplexe Musiktheoriekenntnisse und Weise anzueignen. Improvising String Quartets bietet Profi- und Amateurmusikern in einer einzigen Session alles – von einfachen musikalischen Spielen bis zum fertigen Quartett.37c
A+ Awards 2015 Architizer
Recipients of the 2015 Architizer A+ Award: 100 projects representing the best architecture in 2015. Every building in this book won a 2015 Architizer A+ Award. These winners were chosen by an international jury of over 300 experts, and endorsed by over 200,000 public votes online. The A+ Awards celebrate the diversity of the world's architecture. The entrants, from over 100 countries, run the gamut of architectural typology and form, ranging from the tallest towers to the tiniest apartments and everything in between. From a sinuous elevated bike path to a 'human-sized birdhouse,' the winners represent the full spectrum of architectural endeavor: there is a next-generation prefab construction method; a pop-up tower 'grown' from mushrooms; conscientious renovations in China; and even a radical revitalization of the NYC waterfront. -Taken together, these 100 projects represent a snapshot of the very best architecture in 2015. Whether you find inspiration in the images here or you seek out these buildings and spaces in person - or you have the good fortune to encounter them in your daily life - these projects change the way you look at the the world around you.
Alfred's Beginning Workbook for Snare Drum
Dieses umfangreiche Buch ist das ideale Begleitmaterial für eine Snaredrum-Anfängerschule. Die Schüler lernen anhand von aufeinander aufbauenden Arbeitsblättern Notenlesen und -schreiben und verbessern ihre spielerischen Fähigkeiten mithilfe der Übungen, Solos und Duette. Inspirierende Zitate von den erfolgreichsten Drummern von heute dienen den Schülern als Motivation. Das Arbeitsbuch bietet eine Einführung in die Grundlagen des Snaredrum-Spiels und ist aufgrund seiner Praxisbezogenenheit bei Schülern und Lehrern gleichermaßen beliebt.
Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method book 1 provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingering that is expected in the Alfred's Basic series. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students. *Music & Sound Retailer Award-Winner.
John Muir in Historical Perspective
The Editor: Sally M. Miller is Professor of History and editor of publications at the John Muir Center for Regional Studies at the University of the Pacific. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and has held a visiting professorship at the University of Warwick, England, and Fulbrights in New Zealand and Finland. She has written and edited many books and articles on social and cultural history, including John Muir, Life and Work. She is a former editor of The Pacific Historian.
Robyn Asleson war Research Associate der National Gallery of Art und der Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Zu ihren Veröffentlichungen zählen British Paintings at the Huntington (2001) sowie Notorious Muse: The Actress in British Art (2003). Für ihre Doktorarbeit über klassische viktorianische Malerei erhielt sie den Frances-Blanshard-Preis der Universität Yale.
Handbook of Life Design
Our lives and careers are becoming ever more unpredictable. The "life-design paradigm" described in detail in this ground-breaking handbook helps counselors and others meet people's increasing need to develop and manage their own lives and careers. Life-design interventions, suited to a wide variety of cultural settings, help individuals become actors in their own lives and careers by activating, stimulating, and developing their personal resources. This handbook first addresses life-design theory, then shows how to apply life designing to different age groups and with more at-risk people, and looks at how to train life-design counselors.
Michael Hensel is an architect, researcher, educator and writer. He is Professor of Architecture at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design where he directs the Research Center for Architecture and Tectonics. He cofounded OCEAN in 1994, and is founding and current chairman of the OCEAN Design Research Association and the Sustainable Environment Association, as well as an editorial board member of Architectural Design (AD). He has co-guest-edited five titles of AD, including seminal issues on emergence and the architecture of Turkey and Iran. He is currently writing The Handbook for Traditional Sustainable Buildings for John Wiley & Sons.
Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1, mit CD Gunod, N: Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1+CD
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method Book 1 provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingering that is expected in the Alfred's Basic series. The CD includes performances of all the music in the book with authentic-sounding backing tracks. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students. *Music & Sound Retailer Award-Winner.
Corporate Social Responsibility
PHILIP KOTLER is the S. C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. One of the world's top authorities on marketing, he is also the author of thirty-five books, including Marketing Insights from A to Z, also from Wiley. NANCY LEE, MBA, is President of Social Marketing Services, Inc., and a marketing professional with more than twenty years of experience. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Washington and Seattle University where she teaches marketing.
The Song of Songs' Cautionary Message Concerning Human Love Schwab, G: Song of Songs' Cautionary Message Concerning Huma
The Author: George M. Schwab received his M.Div. and Ph.D. at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadephia. He has taught Old Testament at Biblical Theological Seminary and the Center for the Urban Theological Studies in Philadelphia, and presently served the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church teaching at Erskine Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh.
Suicidal Behavior of Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities in Europe
Leading experts look at suicidal behavior and its prevention in immigrants and their descendants - the fastest expanding section of the population in many countries. Nearly half of the inhabitants of large European cities (London, Berlin, Amsterdam...), and a rising proportion of many countries' overall populations, are immigrants or from an ethnic minority. However, little systematic account has been taken of this in research and prevention of suicide. This volume seeks to address this gap. Leading experts look at rates of suicidal behavior among immigrant and minority groups, the risk factors, specific groups known to have a particular high risk such as refugees, the role of cultural factors, and translation of epidemiology, theory, and other research findings into solid prevention and treatment programs.
Chop, Sizzle, Wow: The Silver Spoon Comic Cookbook. Rampazzo, A: Chop, Sizzle, Wow: The Silver Spoon Comic Book
Born in Brazil, illustrator Adriano Rampazzo is a recent graduate of London's Central Saint Martin's college. A trained chef, Rampazzo entered a graphic cookbook illustrator competition Phaidon ran in 2012 and won with his depiction of Carbonara.
Self-Control and Self-Regulation in Social Contexts
Self-regulation processes operate on an intrapersonal level during goal-striving. They comprise cognition and behavior individuals perform intentionally and consciously (self-control) as well as automatic, highly efficient, and nonintentional mechanisms (self-regulation). Over the years, a sophisticated scientific tool box full of theories and models facilitating our understanding of the motivational dynamics in humans has been developed that has recently also advanced our understanding of social phenomena by linking the intrapersonal motivational processes to characteristics of the social context and its influences on behavior. Considering both, the intrapersonal processes and the social context of motivation, facilitates both - (a) the understanding of the sources and the influence of motivation as well as (b) the understanding of social phenomena. This compendium presents exemplary studies of what this mutually beneficial relation can look like. It provides new insights on how information concerning the social context affects motivation and behavior, how self-regulatory mechanisms can explain variance in applied settings, how self-regulation functions in the context of stereotype control, particularly when stereotypes are activated by the context, how implementation intentions (i.e., if-then plans individuals consciously commit themselves to) are suitable to prevent the impact of stereotypes on performance, and how automatic self-regulation functions and adapts in the search for a romantic partner. Also included is a discussion of automatic self-regulation, a core issue of self-regulation research, that provides new food for thought about and suggestions for further research on self-regulation and self-control in social contexts.
The Fox in the Library Pauli, L: Fox in the Library
Foy goes to the library looking for mice ... not books! "This isn't the forest; this is the library," says Mouse. "You can only borrow things here." So begins the hilarity, as Mouse offers Fox a book so that he will get new ideas - besides wanting to eat mice. The new book works! Now Fox is thinking about eating chickens. But when the chicken-eating, fox-hunting farmer walks into the library, Fox and Chicken think fast and come up with a surprising solution that just might save them both.
Digital Communication Systems
Offers the most complete, up-to-date coverage available on the principles of digital communications. Focuses on basic issues, relating theory to practice wherever possible. Numerous examples, worked out in detail, have been included to help the reader develop an intuitive grasp of the theory. Topics covered include the sampling process, digital modulation techniques, error-control coding, robust quantization for pulse-code modulation, coding speech at low bit radio, information theoretic concepts, coding and computer communication. Because the book covers a broad range of topics in digital communications, it should satisfy a variety of backgrounds and interests.
Urban Design Ecologies
Brian McGrath is an Associate Professor of Urban Design at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. He taught at Columbia University in the Urban Design Studios for 15 years in a programme that grew 500% in student population between 1991 and 2005. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Thailand in 1998/99. He is currently a co-investigator on an interdisciplinary team on the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, a Long Term Ecological Research project where he coordinates a working group linking science research, public policy and design. McGrath has authored and contributed to many books and journals, he also teaches and lectures internationally.
Nicotine and Tobacco Dependence
This volume in the series Advances in Psychotherapy - Evidence-Based Practice provides health care providers with practical and evidence-based guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine and tobacco dependence. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the world, and it is the only legally available consumer product that kills people when used entirely as intended. Research over the past several decades has led to the development of a number of evidence-based treatments for nicotine and tobacco dependence that can be delivered by health care professionals in a variety of primary and specialty care settings. This book aims to increase medical, mental health, and dental practitioners' access to empirically supported interventions for nicotine and tobacco dependence, with the hope that these methods will be incorporated into routine clinical practice. The book is both a compact "how-to" reference for clinicians and an ideal educational resource for students and for practice-oriented continuing education. The volume includes tables, boxed clinical pearls, and clinical vignettes, and the appendix includes clinical tools, patient handouts, and links to the top recommended websites for the download of additional patient materials.
Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD, is the Chief of Staff at Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties, Founding Consultant of www.vetdentalrad.com, and Director of San Diego Veterinary Dental Training Center.
Women's Road to Rock Guitar
Successful rock guitar performer and teacher Nikki O'Neill teaches everything you need to know to play rock guitar in this groundbreaking, thorough method for women who want to rock. You'll learn power chords, open chords, barre chords, and rock chord progressions, and how to strum them in chord progressions and songs. Nikki's in-depth and easy-to-understand explanations will have you playing along with the jam tracks on the accompanying CD in no time. You'll also learn all about important rock lead guitar techniques such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, slides, tapping, the whammy bar, and harmonics, to name a few. The book also covers song structure, how to write a chord chart for your song, how to take care of your guitar, how to use effects pedals, and even figuring out songs by ear! Interviews with famous female rock guitarists will keep you inspired, and Nikki provides a list of essential listening, so you'll have the examples of legendary players to follow. Tips on how to practice and work with other musicians will help prepare you for a lifetime of expressing yourself as a rock guitarist. This is a must-have for any woman who is serious about learning rock guitar! Features: * All examples written in TAB * A CD that includes demonstrations of the examples and play-along tracks for practice * Essential information on guitar care, amps, pedals and other equipment
Systems Engineering Principles and Practice
Alexander Kossiakoff (deceased) was a director and chief scientist of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, as well as program chair of the MS program in systems engineering and technical management at JHU Whiting School of Engineering. William N. Sweet, now retired, was associate department head of the Fleet Systems Department at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Samuel J. Seymour is the systems engineering vice chair at the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering. He served under Professor Kossiakoff for more than twenty-five years. Steven M. Biemer is an instructor at the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering. He assisted Professor Kossiakoff in developing the first edition of this book.
ICD-10 /DSM-IV Crosswalks
The clearly laid-out tables in this book allow quick comparisons to be made between the two major classifications of mental disorders, DSM-IV (including the latest TR version) and ICD-10. The cross-walks (in both directions) detail all the significant differences between the two systems, thus helping both clinicians and researchers avoid having to resort to complicated and time-consuming comparisons between the two manuals.
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC), which include autism, Asperger syndrome, and atypical autism, are puzzling, controversial, and a challenge - and the subject of both increasing interest and a multitude of myths. While many questions about ASC remain unanswered to date, our knowledge of the roots, characteristics, outcome, and effective intervention options has improved hugely in recent years. In this unique book, leading clinical and research authorities help explode myths and answer frequently asked questions on ASC: What are ASC? What are their causes? How prevalent are they? How are ASC diagnosed and by whom? What are the first signs? How should people with ASC be educated and treated? How do people with ASC think? What can parents, teachers, and experts do? What can be done for adults with ASC? Where can information and support be found? These and other areas are covered by this clearly written book to provide concise, scientifically sound, state-of-the-art, and practical information about autism spectrum conditions for all who work with ASC clients, as well as for families and friends.
Big Five Assessment
This text provides a uniquely comprehensive overview of the wide range of psychometric tests and inventories available for assessing personality, as described by the Big Five model and related concepts. The book includes chapters on all major instruments, such as the FFPI, BFQ, NEO-PI-R, HPI, BFI/BPP, HIPIC, ZKPQ, IPIP, FFPQ, TPQue, IAS-R-B5, IBFM/SACBIF, PPRF, SIFFM, TINSIT, 6FPQ, ACL, 16PF, and PSY-5. Each chapter is written either by the test authors themselves, or by other renowned experts, and the book thus provides the best possible guidance on the distinctive features, use, analysis, interpretation and limitations of Big Five and related instruments.
Hostage at the Table
George Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist. He is professor of leadership and organizational behavior at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and a consultant to global organizations around the world.
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They Called Her Styrene, etc.
American artist Ed Ruscha began making prints and drawings consisting of one word or phrase in the late 1950s and has continued to explore the language-based imagery that has become a hallmark of his work. Pictured here are 500 of his "word" drawings which transcend their apparent randomness to become visual icons of universal emotions and places known and imagined. Full color.
The Art & Ideas series offers introductory books on all aspects of the history of art. Written by an outstanding expert in the field, this volume explores the life and times of Hieronymus Bosch, one of the major artists of the Northern Renaissance. 200 illustrations, 180 in full color.
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
Personality Assessment. Methods and Practices
This highly regarded book, now in its third, fully revised edition, is a survey of concepts, methods, procedures, and materials concerning the assessment of personality. It emphasizes the means and methods of assessment, but theories, research, and issues concerning human personality that have influenced psychological assessment are also considered. It is designed primarily for use in a one-semester course on personality assessment at the upper undergraduate or beginning graduate level. In addition to being a textbook, this volume is a useful source book, providing coverage of a wide range of instruments and procedures, a comprehensive glossary, an appendix of test publishers and addresses, an extensive bibliography, and complete indexes of authors, subjects, and tests. These features add to the book's value as a reference source for professional psychologists and researchers in the behavioral sciences. Each of the 13 chapters of the book ends with a summary, a set of exercises and activities, and a list of suggested readings for further study of the topic.
The Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Donald, P: Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer
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- Berlin-based sculptor, photographer and installation artist Olafur Eliasson (b.1967) creates works that explore the relationships between human beings, nature and technology - The artist re-creates fragments of the natural environment: icebergs at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, a wind tunnel at the Louisiana Museum in Humlebaek, Denmark - Eliasson uses immaterial sensations such as temperature, smell, taste, air and magnetic waves for his sculptural elements - Nominated in 2002 for the prestigious Hugo Boss prize, in 2003-4 Eliasson earned rave reviews for his representation of a giant sun and sky at Tate Modern in London
A high proportion of couples in western industrialized countries are unable to have children, and in many cases these couples need psychosocial support. This book describes a range of counseling and therapy approaches that can be used in a variety of circumstances. The approaches described here provide concrete assistance and advice on psychosocial interventions for all professionals who are active in reproductive medicine, fertility treatment, and counseling or therapy for couples. The book introduces the most recent knowledge about psychosomatic treatment of fertility disorders, and describes assessment methods that can be used in everyday practice by those providing both medical treatment and counseling for fertility disorders. On the basis of numerous case examples, various different approaches to counseling and therapy are described, including, for example, specific approaches that can be taken by primary care or family physicians, or how to approach the problems in couples with different cultural backgrounds. A manual for gynecologists in the final chapter provides concrete advice and guidelines for a holistic, psychosomatic course of treatment for childless couples.
Suicide and Euthanasia in Older Adults
Suicide among older people is a significant problem, but one that has tended to be neglected in recent years. And in an age where populations and cultures are becoming increasingly mixed due to migration and globalization, it is vital that lessons concerning suicide and euthanasia be learned from different countries. This book provides help by bringing together a unique range of perspectives on aging, suicide, and euthanasia from different cultures and countries around the world. In addition to analytical overviews of the relationship between socio-economic or psychological factors and suicidal behavior, differences between younger and older suicides, family factors, and physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, contributions by leading authorities from 10 different regions each contain a description of suicide in old age, as well as discussions of views concerning the role of the elderly in that culture and the issue of euthanasia/assisted suicide, especially in the terminally ill. This book is of interest not just for suicidologists but also for psychiatrists, psychologists, sociologists, ethicists, thanatologists, geriatricians, psychogeriatricians and psychogerontologists. A remarkable book, dealing with vital but often neglected topics: . Suicide in the elderly . Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide . Cultural aspects
The Shellcoder's Handbook Anley, C: Shellcoder's Handbook
Chris Anley is a founder and director of NGSSoftware, a security software, consultancy, and research company based in London, England. He is actively involved in vulnerability research and has discovered security flaws in a wide variety of platforms including Microsoft Windows, Oracle, SQL Server, IBM DB2, Sybase ASE, MySQL, and PGP. John Heasman is the Director of Research at NGSSoftware. He is a prolific security researcher and has published many security advisories in enterprise level software. He has a particular interest in rootkits and has authored papers on malware persistence via device firmware and the BIOS. He is also a co-author of The Database Hacker's Handbook: Defending Database Servers (Wiley 2005). Felix "FX" Linder leads SABRE Labs GmbH, a Berlin-based professional consulting company specializing in security analysis, system design creation, and verification work. Felix looks back at 18 years of programming and over a decade of computer security consulting for enterprise, carrier, and software vendor clients. This experience allows him to rapidly dive into complex systems and evaluate them from a security and robustness point of view, even in atypical scenarios and on arcane platforms. In his spare time, FX works with his friends from the Phenoelit hacking group on different topics, which have included Cisco IOS, SAP, HP printers, and RIM BlackBerry in the past. Gerardo Richarte has been doing reverse engineering and exploit development for more than 15 years non-stop. In the past 10 years he helped build the technical arm of Core Security Technologies, where he works today. His current duties include developing exploits for Core IMPACT, researching new exploitation techniques and other low-level subjects, helping other exploit writers when things get hairy, and teaching internal and external classes on assembly and exploit writing. As result of his research and as a humble thank you to the community, he has published some technical papers and open source projects, presented in a few conferences, and released part of his training material. He really enjoys solving tough problems and reverse engineering any piece of code that falls in his reach just for the fun of doing it.
Meta-Analysis - A Comparison of Approaches Schulze, R: Meta-Analysis
In many scientific fields, meta-analysis has become the standard method for summarizing research findings. The number of published applications of the method has been steadily growing in the last 25 years and the statistical procedures of meta-analysis continue to become more and more advanced. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the statistical procedures for meta-analysis with correlations as an effect size
This ground-breaking text is the first to provide a detailed overview of Investigative Psychology, from the earliest work through to recent studies, including descriptions of previously unpublished internal reports. Crucially it provides a framework for students to explore this exciting terrain, combining Narrative Theory and an Action Systems framework. It includes empirically tested models for Offender Profiling and guidance for investigations, as well as an agenda for research in Investigative Psychology. Investigative Psychology features: * The full range of crimes from fraud to terrorism, including burglary, serial killing, arson, rape, and organised crime * Important methodologies including multi-dimensional scaling and the Radex approach as well as Social Network Analysis * Geographical Offender Profiling, supported by detailed analysis of the underlying psychological processes that make this such a valuable investigative decision support tool * The full range of investigative activities, including effective information collection, detecting deception and the development of decision support systems. In effect, this text introduces an exciting new paradigm for a wide range of psychological contributions to all forms of investigation within and outside of law enforcement. Each chapter has actual cases and quotations from offenders and ends with questions for discussion and research, making this a valuable text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Applied and Forensic Psychology, Criminology, Socio-Legal Studies and related disciplines.
Improving Memory and Study Skills Herrmann, D: Improving Memory
This text is designed to serve as a primary text for teaching the science of studying to university and other students. Divided into five main sections, 13 chapters deal with: (1) Fundamentals, including scientific findings concerning learning and studying, and the physiological and psychological basis of memory; (2) Physical and emotional state when studying/taking exams; (3) How best to store and remember information; (4) Using the environment and things around us to help; (5) Integrating the above. Improving Memory and Study Skills is based on the latest research, including that of the authors, on how students study, learn, and remember. The authors collectively have over 100 years of experience in teaching and research about how students can learn more efficiently. This text presents both the rationale and the methods that have led to a new and successful multimodal approach to developing memory and study skills. Not only is the book full of practical recommendations for both teaching and learning these skills. In addition, the scientific reasons for the suggested procedures are clearly laid out, and the explanations in turn are grounded in practical examples. Each of the 13 chapters is rounded off by a concise summary of the most salient points, and the book itself is completed by a comprehensive glossary, and full author and subject indexes.
Employer Brand Management
Simon Barrow and Richard Mosley are colleagues in the London based management consultancy People in Business, whose work with senior managers to improve their organisation's performance is driven by the thinking in this book. Simon Barrow was a brand manager at Best Foods (now Unilever) and Colgate-Palmolive before becoming CEO of an advertising agency within the Charles Barker Group, where his growing involvement with HR sparked his creation of the Employer Brand concept and subsequent research with London Business School. Richard Mosley has been involved in brand strategy development and implementation for nearly twenty years, including eight years with WPP's marketing consultancy Added Value where he led the internal marketing practice. Both authors share a belief in the need for marketing and HR to work together more effectively, especially in businesses which rely on people to deliver the customer brand experience. People in Business's recent clients include BP, British Airways, Hiscox, John Lewis, Man Investments and Unilever.
Asymptote, an award-winning New York City -- based architectural firm, expands the boundaries of traditional architectural practice with work that ranges from buildings and urban design to computer-generated environments. Recognized internationally as both leading-edge architects and virtual-reality artists as well as sought-after critics and teachers, Asymptote partners Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid have emphasized research into cultural trends and technological influences as the core of their practice. The firm has completed or is overseeing projects around the world, with commissions as diverse as a trading floor for the New York Stock Exchange; a multimedia research park in Kyoto, Japan; a modular furniture system for the Knoll furniture company; a music theater in Graz, Austria; and a new center for art and technology for the Guggenheim Museum in SoHo, New York. Designed and written by the partners, Asymptote is the first book to fully document their "real world" (as opposed to virtual) projects.In mathematical terms, the word "asymptote" is defined as a line that a given curve gets closer and closer to, but never touches, as it gets further from the origin towards infinity. In architectural terms, Asymptote is the Manhattan-based architectural design and research practice established by Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid in 1989.Rashid and Couture's work is intriguing because it draws inspiration from a wide range of sources not traditionally associated with architecture -- among them the design of airline interiors, sporting equipment, and organic systems like seashells and honeycombs; and various means of communicating and disseminating information. Their projects areconcerned as much with light, speed, and traversing virtual boundaries as with "real-world" geometries and building systems. Hani Rashid is one of the founding instructors in the "paperless studio" curriculum at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, a progra
Professional Java Interfaces with SWT/JFace
Jack Li Guojie is an independent Java developer who has been building various types of Java applications since 1998. His areas of interest and experience include artificial intelligence, user interfacing, Web applications, and enterprise system architecture. He has contributed articles to many leading software journals.
Fruits is a collection of Tokyo street fashion portraits from Japan's premier street fanzine of the same name. 'Fruits' was established in 1994, by photographer Shoichi Aoki, initially as a project to document the growing explosion in street fashion within the suburbs of Tokyo. Over the last five years, the magazine has grown to cult status and is now avidly followed by thousands of Japanese teenagers who also use the magazine as an opportunity to check out the latest styles and trends. The average age of the kids featured in the magazine is between 12 and 18, and the clothes that they wear are a mixture of high fashion -- Vivienne Westwood is a keen favourite -- and home-made ensembles which when combined create a novel, if not hysterical, effect.This extensive collection of portraits represents a unique documentation of the changing face of street fashion throughout the last decade. Colourful, fascinating and funny, this is the first time these cult images have been published outside Japan. Fruits will delight followers of fashion and youth culture.
Volatility and Correlation
Riccardo Rebonato is Head of Group Market Risk for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, and Head of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Quantitative Research Centre. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University for the Mathematical Finance Diploma and MSc. He holds Doctorates in Nuclear Engineering and Science of Materials/Solid State Physics. He sits on the Board of Directors of ISDA and on the Board of Trustees of GARP. Prior to joining the Royal Bank of Scotland, he was Head of Complex Derivatives Trading Europe and Head of Derivatives Research at Barclays Capital (BZW), where he worked for nine years. Before that he was a Research Fellow in Physics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK. He is the author of three books, Modern Pricing of Interest-Rate Derivatives, Volatility and Correlation in Option Pricing and Interest-Rate Option Models. He has published several papers on finance in academic journals, and is on the editorial board of several journals. He is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide.
The Gift of Fire Proser, M: Gift of Fire
The Author: Matthew N. Proser is Professor of English and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the English Department at the University of Connecticut. He received his doctorate in English at the University of Washington, Seattle. During 1983-1989, he was President of the Marlowe Society of America. In addition to his book on Shakespeare, The Heroic Image in Five Shakespearean Tragedies, he has published a variety of articles and reviews on Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Pirandello in journals, newsletters, and anthologies.
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Jasjit Suri, Ph.D. has spent the last 20 years in the field of computer and electrical engineering, and more than a decade in imaging sciences. Dr. Suri has a masters in computer sciences from the University of Illinois, a doctorate from the University of Washington, Seattle, and will soon receive his EMBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Suri has published over 100 technical publications in medical imaging, is a senior member of IEEE, member of the engineering honor societies Eta-Kappa-Nu and Tau-Beta-Phi, and a recipient of the President's Gold Medal in 1980. Prof. Swamy Laxminarayan, D.Sci. championed the field of Biomedical Engineering for over 30 years having held a variety of senior positions within the industry. He is an internationally recognized scientist, engineer, and educator with over 200 technical publications in biomedical information technology, computation biology, signal and image processing, biotechnology, and physiological system modeling. Prof. Laxminarayan is a fellow of AIMBE and a recipient of IEEE 3rd Millennium Medal.