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Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation
Serge M. Garcia is the former Research Director of the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD) and former Director of the FAO Fisheries Management Division. Now retired, he chairs the Fisheries Expert Group of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (IUCN-CEM-FEG) established under the coordination of the European Bureau of Conservation and Development (EBCD). Jake Rice is Chief Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Government of Canada (DFO) and senior Canadian science advisor on international marine conservation and sustainable use policy. He has over 250 scientific and technical publications, in 32 years in the Science sector of DFO. He has been active as a scientific expert and in delegations to CBD, FAO, IPCC and various UN working groups. He is the vice chair of IUCN-CEM-FEG. Anthony Charles is Director of the School of the Environment and Professor in the School of Business at Saint Mary's University (Halifax, Canada). He is a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation, and leads the international Community Conservation Research Network. His work focuses on marine resource management, economics and policy, coastal communities and small-scale fisheries. He is an active member of the IUCN-CEM-FEG.
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).
Wallpaper* City Guide Santiago
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The New Pastoralism Titman, M: New Pastoralism
The New Pastoralism is an exploration of a romantic 'green' and technological architecture that heals the traditional cut between the city dweller and nature. New, gently engaging architectures are arising that employ biomimetics, hydroponics, cybernetic feedback systems, micro ecologies and traditional construction methods with natural materials and vertical landscapes. These are used to create small, subtle, alive spaces that help remind us of our humanity. These soft constructions fulfil a hard-wired human desire to be connected to and delighted by nature. Unlike our ancestors' romantic love of the dramatic power of landscape, these spaces offer a more gentle and artificially tamed nature of 'pastoral' delight. For centuries, Western culture looked to landscape and the pastoral in particular as a setting for the escapist desires to reconnect with the land and elements. More recently we looked to inner-city underbellies for the same romantic freedoms and wilderness. But these exotic desires are now evolving into more distilled and gentler experiences. The use of the skies, planting, water, wildlife and the seasons is becoming subtly incorporated into building layouts and onto building surfaces to offer a subtle new interface with our primordial desire to reconnect with nature
Pimp My Site
A complete course in do-it-yourself digital marketing in 14 bite-sized lessons The global recession has sent tens of millions scrambling for alternative employment opportunities, and a great many of them have taken the leap into becoming their own bosses. As a result there is a crying need among small business startups, entrepreneurs, and independents working on a shoestring for expert guidance on marketing themselves and their businesses online. Pimp My Site fills that void. It is a complete, do-it-yourself toolkit structured as a fourteen-day course. Rather than fry readers' circuits with a lot of jargon-heavy technical descriptions, Paula Wynne, a successful publicist, marketer and award-winning online entrepreneur, takes a show-and-tell approach. Her step-by-step descriptions are concise and in plain English, and each step is illustrated with vivid screenshots and illustrations, making the coverage eminently digestible, even for complete novices. From keywords and YouTube to search marketing and optimization, Pimp My Site, offers much for beginners and advanced users alike. * Notable experts describe, in their own words, quick, easy techniques for driving traffic to your site and achieving online success * An excellent do-it-yourself resource for complete beginners as well as experienced users looking to plug a few holes in their online marketing know-how * Provides practical coverage of all important trends and technologies, including optimization, search marketing, social media, YouTube, keywords, email marketing, and more
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a debilitating disorder that has often proved difficult to treat. Advances in conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment now allow an empirically supported approach to its diagnosis and treatment. After briefly outlining theoretical models, this clear and concise book presents an integrative, up-to-date treatment protocol for GAD. Suitable both for practitioners and for students, it guides readers through assessment and differential diagnosis, etiological models such as cognitive avoidance, positive beliefs about worry, and intolerance of uncertainty, and treatment techniques. The therapeutic approach described here integrates techniques from CBT, mindfulness- and acceptance-based therapy, as well as motivational interviewing. This practical volume is rounded off by case vignettes, handouts, questionnaires, and other useful tools.
The Author: John W. Pereira is a member of the faculty of the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance at Queens College, and the Department of Theatre at Nassau Community College. He holds a Ph.D. in theatre history and criticism from the Graduate School of the City University of New York.
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.
Shredding Death Metal Guitar
Nothing is heavier or more formidable than death metal guitar. Tap into the depth and power of this extreme style with master shredder Jared Meeker as he explores all the insane techniques and concepts essential to this unique style that include picking and legato, palm muting, bending, tapping, pick harmonics, string crossing, and odd time signatures. Shredding Death Metal Guitar covers a variety of death metal genres (including classic, melodic, and progressive death metal), and features extensive riff and soloing sections with examples in the styles of bands like Death, Opeth, Meshuggah, Children of Bodom, In Flames, and more! A must-have for any serious shredder, Shredding Death Metal Guitar unleashes the mysterious power of death metal and will take your playing to new levels! The accompanying CD features all the examples from the book. About the Author Jared "Spiderfingers" Meeker is a multifaceted guitarist with experience in a variety of musical styles. An endorser of Line 6, Propellerhead Software, Pigtronix, Mesa Engineering, and Spalt Instruments, Jared is an accomplished and innovative composer, producer, and musician who has performed with legendary artists like Carlos Santana and John Petrucci of Dream Theater. Jared's original music has appeared in television shows on MTV, VH1, Showtime, CBS, NBC, and TNT, and in the movies Sunken City and Sundance award-winning Fuel.
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.
Schritt für Schritt Band 2B
Kerstin Wartberg war die erste Deutsche, die am Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto/Japan studierte und graduierte. Sie steht seitdem nun schon über viele Jahre mit Dr. Shinichi Suzuki und seiner Frau in enger Verbindung
The Articulate Jazz Musician Chapman, C: Articulate Jazz Musician
Award-winning jazz educator Caleb Chapman and multi-Grammy-winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin have created a highly effective approach to jazz articulation. Step-by-step, this book details Caleb's proven approach for mastering the fundamentals of jazz articulation, phrasing, and interpretation. Inside each book are 17 units with exciting, original compositions by Jeff Coffin carefully designed to reinforce these concepts. The included CD has both demo and play-along tracks featuring a world-class quartet of Jeff Coffin (tenor saxophone), Victor Wooten (bass), Roy "Futureman" Wooten (drums), and Chris Walters (piano). This method makes approaching jazz articulation easy and fun. Follow the explanations, do lots of listening, play-along, practice what you have heard, and before long you too will be an ARTICULATE JAZZ MUSICIAN!
Nigerian Foreign Policy Towards Africa
The Author: Okon Akiba teaches foreign Policy and Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Science at York University, North York, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Toronto. Research for this book was partly funded by the Commonwealth Fellowship Plan. Dr. Akiba has contributed articles in leading professional journals and is currently completing a book on the future of African international economic relations.
Jefferson and Atatürk
The Author: Garrett Ward Sheldon is The John Morton Beaty Professor of Political and Social Sciences at The University of Virginia's College at Wise. A noted Jefferson scholar, he is the author of The Political Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson; The History of Political Theory; and Religion and Politics. Dr. Sheldon has lectured at Oxford University, Moscow University, and at the University of Istanbul.
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.
The first and only complete career retrospective of the visionary painter andAbstract Expressionist heir, Agnes Martin (1912-2004)
Communicating The New
KIM ERWIN is an Assistant Professor at the IIT Institute of Design. She comes to academia after fifteen years in the design planning field. In her professional practice, Kim specializes in the information-intensive areas of the planning process, focusing on the communication of user research and strategy for innovation, and has done so for such companies as Motorola, Texas Instruments, Alamo Rent A Car, and other innovation-curious firms.
Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy
Dr Paul A. Lynn, Consultant, UK Paul Lynn was Founding Managing Editor of the successful and highly prestigious Wiley journal, Progress in Photovoltaics, from 1993 until 2006. He was formally Assistant Lecturer at Imperial College London and Lecturer and Reader in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol from 1969 until 1984. As a retired academic, Paul Lynn's continued interest in renewable energy includes designing and building solar-powered boats. He designed and constructed the catamaran that completed the first ever solar-powered voyage along the non-Tidal Thames in 2003. He was awarded 1st and 2nd prizes in the Sustainable Transport section at the Royal Bath & West show in 2008 for two more recent solar catamarans. Paul Lynn has written six technical books to date and is author of over 50 technical papers and articles.
Wallpaper* City Guide Rotterdam 2014
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Dismantling White Privilege
The Editors: Nelson M. Rodriguez is Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies in Education at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He is co-editor, with Joe L. Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg, and Ronald E. Chennault, of White Reign: Deploying Whiteness in America. He has also written on queer theory and education. Leila E. Villaverde is Assistant Professor of Curriculum Studies at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. She is co-editor of Rethinking Intelligence, with Joe L. Kincheloe and Shirley R. Steinberg, and has also written on the arts in education, students as researchers, and bilingual education.
Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences Balakrishnan, N: Methods and Applications of Statistics
N. Balakrishnan, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University, Canada. Dr. Balakrishnan is coeditor of Wiley's Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Second Edition and also serves as Editor in Chief of Communications in Statistics. A Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Dr. Balakrishnan is the coauthor of Precedence-Type Tests and Applications and A Primer on Statistical Distributions, both published by Wiley.
Mr. Squirrel and the Moon
Sebastian Meschenmoser wurde 1980 in Frankfurt am Main geboren und studierte freie bildende Kunst in Mainz. Meschenmoser gehört zu den erfolgreichsten und beliebtesten jungen deutschen Kinderbuchillustratoren. Die deutschsprachige Ausgabe des im Esslinger Verlag erschienenen Buchs
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.
60 Music Quizzes for Theory and Reading
Includes sections on the basics, rhythm, note names, key signatures, musical symbols and terms, time signatures, keyboard identification, and a musical puzzles segment. Perfect for student assessment.
Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Lencioni, P: Overcoming Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Patrick Lencioni is president of The Table Group, a San Francisco Bay Area management consulting firm, and he is the author of several best-selling books. Learn more about Pat and his firm at www.tablegroup.com.
New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Wii
The soundtrack to Nintendo's New Super Mario Bros.(TM) Wii is packed with melodic, syncopated themes that sound great on the piano! With this officially licensed sheet music collection, pianists can dazzle friends and family by playing 17 familiar themes from the beloved video game. The arrangements in this Easy Piano edition are moderately streamlined compared to those in the separately published Intermediate-Advanced edition, yet they retain a full and impressive sound. Titles: Title Theme * Ground Theme * Underground Theme * Underwater Theme * Desert Theme * Castle Theme * Airship Theme * Koopa Battle * Castle Boss Battle * Toad House * Enemy Course * Invincible Theme * Staff Credit Roll * World 1 Map * Player Down * Game Over * Ending Demo.
Scriptural Perspicuity in the Early English Reformation in Historical Theology Edwards, R: Scriptural Perspicuity in the Early English Refo
The Author: Richard M. Edwards teaches philosophy and religious studies for the University of Wisconsin colleges, undergraduate and graduate business ethics for Milwaukee School of Engineering, and medical and business ethics for Marian College of Fond du Lac. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Encyclopedia of Arab-Israeli Wars, authoring 10 percent of the four volumes. He has written over 250 articles and reviews and made more than 150 presentations in the United States and overseas. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wales (United Kingdom) and an M.Div. from Columbia Biblical Seminary (South Carolina).
Theos, Anthropos, Christos
The Editor: Roy Abraham Varghese edits works in philosophy of science and religion. He has organized scholars at four international, interdisciplinary conferences about the key issues in philosophy and theology including a conference at Yale University with four Nobel Laureates and three Gifford Lecturers on artificial intelligence and the human mind. He was co-editor (with Henry Margenau) of Cosmos, Bios, Theos, described as
Excel for Chemists
E. Joseph Billo retired in 2006 as Associate Professor of Chemistry at Boston College and is the author of Excel for Chemists: A Comprehensive Guide, Second Edition. He has presented the two-day short courses "Advanced Excel for Scientists and Engineers" and "Excel Visual Basic Macros for Scientists and Engineers" to over 2,000 scientists at corporate clients in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Walter Benjamin and the Media
Jaeho Kang is Lecturer in Critical Media and Cultural Studies at the Centre for Media and Film Studies, SOAS, University of London
Alfred's Kid's Ukulele Course Complete
Alfred's Kid's Ukulele Course is a fun method that teaches you to play songs on the ukulele right away. This complete edition combines levels 1 and 2 with the activity pages of the Notespeller, and includes an accompanying MP3 CD and DVD so you always know how the music should sound. Each lesson is explained in plain language that's easy to understand. Plus, you get to learn from three irresistible ukulele experts---a clever classical dog, one cool jazz cat, and a friendly alligator who loves the blues. They keep your attention focused by pointing out what's important on each page and help you learn by making music fun!Parents can be effective guides to help you through this course, even if they've never had any musical training themselves. You can even use this course in your classroom at school. Now get ready to take your first, best step toward a lifetime of musical enjoyment.
A Disciplined Progressive Educator Null, J: Disciplined Progressive Educator
The Author: J. Wesley Null has served as a public school history and science teacher in New Mexico and Texas. He completed his Ph.D. at The University of Texas at Austin where he studied the history of education and curriculum. As Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, he teaches interdisciplinary courses in the university's core curriculum, as well as educational studies and curriculum in the School of Education.
Small Animal Dentistry. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary /Small Animal Dentistry
Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC, is Senior Technical Manager at Virbac Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
Suzuki Viola School 1 Revised, mit CD Suzuki Viola School Viola 1 Rev. & CD
Titles: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Variations (Shinichi Suzuki) * French Folk Song (Folk Song) * Lightly Row (Folk Song) * Song of the Wind (Folk Song) * Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Folk Song) * O Come, Little Children (Folk Song) * May Song (Folk Song) * Long, Long Ago (T.H. Bayly) * Allegro (Shinichi Suzuki) * Perpetual Motion (Shinichi Suzuki) * Allegretto (Shinichi Suzuki) * Andantino (Shinichi Suzuki) * Bohemian Folk Song (Folk Song) * Etude (Shinichi Suzuki) * Minuet No. 1, Minuet III from Suite in G Minor for Klavier, BWV 822 (J.S. Bach) * Minuet No. 2, BWV Anh. 116 (J.S. Bach) * Minuet No. 3, Anh. II 114/Anh. II 183 (J.S. Bach) * The Happy Farmer from Album for the Young, Op. 68, No. 10 (R. Schumann) * Gavotte (F.J. Gossec) * Practice Suggestions (Doris Preucil). The book/CD kits contain the same book as is sold separately. The CD in each kit only contains the music in the book it is packaged with. The CD that contains both volumes 1 and 2 is still available and has not been changed
The Limits of Science Krausz, E: Limits of Science
The Author: Ernest Krausz received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He was Reader in the Department of Social Science and Humanities at the City University, London, and is currently Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he also served as Rector of the University. He is a member of the Israel Science Foundation and of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published widely in the social sciences and, in recent years, in the philosophy of science.
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.
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.
- 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
Complete Rock Guitar Method: Mastering Rock Guitar
This book and DVD-ROM is perfect for guitarists who have been playing for a while and are ready to expand their skills and technique. It includes in-depth lessons on pentatonic extensions, the major and harmonic minor scales, arpeggios, triads, chords derived from scales, and modes. Also included are technique-expanding exercises for legato playing, speed picking, intervallic playing, tapping, sweep picking, and bending. For those who truly want to stand out and become exceptional rock guitar players. This revised edition features new examples on string skipping and combining scale patterns, new examples in the styles of the hottest guitar players on the scene, new audio recordings, and a brand new video demonstrating the examples in the book. The video teacher, Jared Meeker, is a rock guitar master with an entertaining and relaxed approach that makes learning fun and easy. If you have completed Beginning Rock Guitar and Intermediate Rock Guitar, this is your best next step.
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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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
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.
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.
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.
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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.