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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.
LED Lichtlupe Diese handliche LED Lichtlupe ist mit einem Bifokus ausgestattet: Die Hauptlinse mit 2-facher Vergr
The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films
Howard Shore's Academy Award-winning score for The Lord of the Rings has been hailed as some of the greatest film music ever written. Sweeping in scope, it is an interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth as music---an operatic tapestry of cultures, histories, languages, and peoples. The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films takes the reader on an unprecedented journey into the heart of this history-making opus with extensive music examples, original manuscript scores, a rarities CD, and fascinating glimpses into the creative process from the composer himself. Also included are a foreword by Howard Shore, an introduction by Fran Walsh, and sketches by John Howe and Alan Lee.
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.
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings FISHER: Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writing
Philip A. Fisher began his career as a securities analyst in 1928 and founded Fisher & Company, an investment counseling business, in 1931. He is known as one of the pioneers of modern investment theory. Kenneth L. Fisher writes the "Portfolio Strategy" column for Forbes magazine and serves as Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Fisher Investments, Inc., a firm that manages financial assets for institutions and high-net-worth individuals around the world.
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.
Suicide and Culture
Why understanding the role of culture can help prevent suicide The increasing domination of biological approaches in suicide research and prevention, at the expense of social and cultural understanding, is severely harming our ability to stop people dying - so run the clearly set out arguments and evidence in this lucid book by leading social scientists and suicide researchers. In the first part of this book, instead of simply comparing suicide in different countries, the authors review and examine the fundamental issues of why culture is of vital importance in understanding and preventing suicidal behavior, what the "cultural meaning" of suicide is, and where current research and theory are leading us. The second part of the book then presents (and, importantly, also critiques) exemplary recent research, including a quantitative and qualitative study on the meaning of suicide in Australia, India, and Italy, which is reported in detail, as well as other studies on correlates of suicidal behavior in Kuwait and the US, on a culturally specific form of suicide (sati), and on the role of cultural conflict in South Korea. In the concluding section, the editors highlight both the necessity and the challenges of conducting good culturally sensitive studies, as well as suggesting solutions to these challenges. This volume is thus essential reading for anyone involved in suicide research and prevention.
The 7 Most Important Equations for Your Retirement Milevsky, M: 7 Most Important Equations for Your Retirement
Moshe A. Milevsky, Ph.D., is a professor at York University (Toronto). He has graduate degrees in finance and mathematics, and is a fellow of the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, where he is the executive director of the IFID Centre. He has written nine books, published over 60 peer-reviewed research studies and over 200 magazine articles--including a featured story in the Wall Street Journal and a profile in Money Magazine--on the topic of retirement income planning. He has delivered over 1,000 seminars, keynote presentations and training sessions to audiences all over the world. His popular writing earned him two National Magazine Awards (Canada). In 2009 he was given a lifetime achievement award from the U.S.-based Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA). Moshe grew up in Latin America and the U.S., but currently lives in Toronto with his wife and four daughters.
Building Structures Illustrated
Francis D.K. Ching is a registered architect and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the bestselling author of numerous books on architecture and design, all published by Wiley. His works have been translated into more than sixteen languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation. Barry S. Onouye is a registered engineer and Senior Lecturer Emeritus at the University of Washington, where he taught courses on structural design in the College of Built Environments. He is also the author of Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction. Douglas Zuberbuhler is a registered architect and Senior Lecturer Emeritus at the University of Washington, where he taught architectural design and graphics. He also served as chairman of the Department of Architecture and Associate Dean of the College of Built Environments.
Cultural Variation in Psychopathology
Improving mental health care through culturally sensitive research and practice Culturally sensitive practice is a vital component of effective mental health care in our increasingly diverse societies: Mental illnesses vary in prevalence between cultural and ethnic groups, as do the meanings attached to them and people's responses to them. The important implications of this interplay between culture and psychopathology for diagnosis and treatment are scrutinized and elucidated in this comprehensive and well-organized book, which uniquely looks at a range of practical examples involving various ethnic minority populations in North America and Europe. Leading experts from around the world have integrated divergent topics into a systematic and clinically relevant volume. Cultural Variations in Psychopathology: From Research to Practice is an important resource for researchers and in particular for any mental health professional who works with ethnically diverse communities.
An Introduction to Money Laundering Deterrence Cox, D: Introduction to Money Laundering Deterrence
Every criminal act anywhere that involves obtaining money illegally produces funds which need to be laundered. The IMF estimates that 2-5% of global GDP ($590bn and $1.5 trillion) is laundered every year - $590bn is the equivalent of Spain's yearly output. Globally, regulations have come in which affect certain businesses, especially banks and other financial institutions. These businesses have been required to put in place specific arrangements to prevent and detect money laundering and the criminal activity that underlies it. As money launderers have resorted to more sophisticated ways of disguising the source of their funds, so employees have to be ever more aware of what they are dealing with, and how to deal with it. * At present books on money laundering deterrence tend to focus on the detailed regulations and therefore do not provide much in the form of practical advice and guidance. The books also tend to look at money laundering regulation from a single perspective - say that of the UK. * Legislation requires firms to provide all relevant employees with adequate training on that legislation, and to recognise and deal appropriately with transactions where money laundering is suspected. * This book will look at a series of types of money laundering, explain how they are used and what controls, if any, could be used by an institution to protect itself. * What should make a banker suspicious, how would suspicion appear to a court or regulator, and what will the impact be on controls and reputational risk.
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!
Sven Nordqvist kam 1946 in Helsingborg zur Welt. Seine beliebten Charaktere Findus und Pettson haben mittlerweile auch die Bühnen und Kinoleinwände in aller Welt erobert. Er hat viele renommierte Preise für seine Arbeit erhalten, u.a. den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis und den schwedischen Astrid Lindgren-Preis für sein Gesamtwerk.
The Art of Software Testing Myers, G: Art of Software Testing
GLENFORD J. MYERS is a technology executive and a former senior staff member of IBM's Systems Research Institute, as well as the founder and former CEO of RadiSys Corporation. TOM BADGETT has managed software development teams for large national corporations, has published more than sixty books in the computer hardware and software field, and served as technical editor for PCjr, Digital News, and other national computer magazines. COREY SANDLER is one of the pioneers of computer journalism. He covered technology for Gannett Newspapers and the Associated Press and went on to become the first executive editor of PC Magazine. He also was the founding editor of Digital News, the newspaperfor DEC minicomputers. He has written more than 150 books on computers, business, and other topics.
The Author: Richard T. Johnson is a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies at the University of Hawaii in Manoa and strongly believes in the importance of touch in early childhood education. He has written in a number of journals and has spoken to early childhood education audiences regarding this issue. He taught preschool children before completing his doctoral work at Peadbody College.
Bettina Ruth Basrani, DDS, Specialist in Endodontics, PhD is Assistant Professor and Co-Director MSc Endodontic Program at the Faculty of Dentistry University of Toronto.
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.
Biostatistics For Dummies
John C. Pezzullo, PhD, has held faculty appointments in the departments of biomathematics and biostatistics, pharmacology, nursing, and internal medicine at Georgetown University. He is semi-retired and continues to teach biostatistics and clinical trial design online to Georgetown University students.
The only comprehensive professional handbook on EuroPsy, the European standard and benchmark for education and training in psychology. This book is mandatory reading for anyone involved with accreditation, education, quality assurance, and assessment of standards in psychology. EuroPsy has been accepted and adopted as the European standard for education and training in psychology by EFPA. This book, written by its initiator and leading members of the working groups that set EuroPsy up, is the only comprehensive text available about this European benchmark. It first reviews the development of EuroPsy in the historical context of psychology as science and profession and policies for higher education set by international bodies, and in particular the European Union. This handbook then goes on to address the curricula of university courses and programmes following from the Bologna Agreement, the flexibility allowed to reflect diversity in Europe, licencing and accreditation, and benchmarking, as well as other prerequisites for meeting the EuroPsy standards. These include the use of a competence model to assure professional standards, supervision, continued professional development, supervision, and ethics. Finally, the authors examine the current and future role of EuroPsy in psychology in Europe, including practical examples of how EuroPsy has been applied in practice.
An introduction to the pioneering work of Joel Meyerowitz (b.1938), one of photography's great innovators and a highly influential teacher still working today. The first book to encompass all genres of Meyerowitz's work, including his black-and-white street photography and full-colour Cape Cod seascapes. Charts the award-winning photographer's development with a chronologically presented sequence of 55 images accompanied by Meyerowitz's own commentary and entertaining anecdotes. Includes an introductory essay by Colin Westerbeck, former Curator of Photography at The Art Institute of Chicago.
The Differential Calculus as the Model of Desire in French Fiction of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Hockman, K: The Differential Calculus as the Model of Desir
The Author: Kenneth C. Hockman received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Dr. Hockman is teaching at Kennesaw State University and has taught at Georgia State University. He is presently engaged in independent film production and conducting research on nineteenth-century poetry.
Korean-born, American-raised Corey Lee (b.1977) is the head chef of Benu, one of America's most celebrated restaurants, and one of only a handful to receive two Michelin stars. Lee brings his background to bear on the food at Benu creating an eclectic, creative, Asian-inspired American cuisine that explores identity, culture and belonging. Having worked at some of the most acclaimed restaurants in England, France and the US, including Thomas Keller's French Laundry, Lee's own restaurant has been proclaimed as the next big American restaurant by both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Benu is one of San Francisco's most celebrated restaurants, and one of only a handful to receive two Michelin stars and a four star review from The San Francisco Chronicle.
Wallpaper* City Guide Atlanta
Le Wallpaper City Guides sono il risultato di una nuova concezione nel settore delle guide di viaggio, pubblicate congiuntamente dalla casa editrice Phaidon e dalla rivista Wallpaper. Accattivanti, complete ed economiche le guide offrono una descrizione delle pi
French Huguenots in English-Speaking Lands
The Authors: Horton Davies is a D. Phil. And D. Lit. of Oxford, England. He taught successively at Rhodes University, South Africa, Oxford University, and Princeton University. He has written over 30 books, including two published by Peter Lang: The Worship of the American Puritans (1990) and The Vigilant God (1992). He is best known for his three-volume work, Worship and Theology in England (1996). Marie-H
Not Just Another Jazz Book Volume 3
From wild ragtime to smoky blues, the Not Just Another Jazz Book series has it all. The carefully graded arrangements are perfect for concerts, parties and recitals, or they can be used simply for fun. The books are truly unique because they contain accompanying CDs that feature bass and drum parts to create the sense of playing in a jazz trio. Pianists can play along with the CDs at both practice and performance tempos. Book 3 features selections at the late intermediate level. Titles: Ballad for Christian * Ballroom Big Band * Cruising Down the Coast * Far Away Friend * Fiesta! * Hot Summer Hop * Saturday Morning Jam * Tropical Dreams.
Cross Cultural Convergences in the Crusader Period
This book contains a collection of essays in honor of Aryeh Grabois, Professor of Medieval history at the University of Haifa. These essays are devoted to such medieval themes as interfaith relations, the Crusades, Jewish history and feudal monarchies, all areas in which A. Grabois has himself forged new directions in research. Among the contributors are David Abulafia, Elizabeth Brown, Franco Cardini, John Cowdrey, Ivonne Friedman, Jeannine Horowitz, Jacques Le Goff, Ilana Lourie, Jean Richard, Jonathan Riley-Smith, Kenneth Stow, and Avrom Saltman. Aryeh Grabois is a Professor of Medieval History at the University of Haifa. His vast erudition and learning have enriched students and scholars in many areas of medieval studies. Among the institutions with which he has been associated are the University of California at Berkeley, the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, the
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.
Belgium, The Golden Decades, 1880-1914
The Editor: Professor Jane Block, Director of the Art and Architecture Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, has published widely on the art and culture of Belgium at the turn of the century.
Professional Visual Basic 2012 and .NET 4.5 Programming Sheldon, B: Professional Visual Basic 2012 and .NET 4.5 Prog
Bill Sheldon, Visual Basic MVP for 8 years, is the Vice President of Information Technology for Rubio's Restaurants. He can be found at @NerdNotes. Billy Hollis, MVP, is a developer and UX designer at Next Version Systems. He is also a well-known and prolific speaker and trainer. Rob Windsor, MVP, is Lead SharePoint Consultant with Portal Solutions--a Microsoft Gold Partner. David McCarter, MVP, is a principal software engineer/architect and editor-in-chief of dotNetTips.com. Gaston C. Hillar, MVP, is tech leader and architect at Bootsoft Inc. He contributes to Dr. Dobbs and blogs for Intel Software Network. Todd Herman is a senior software engineer at Apx Labs focused on developing a library to support the XMPP standard.
Advances in Equine Laparoscopy
Claude A. Ragle, DVM, DACVS, DABVP (Equine) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.
Studies in Viral Ecology
This book explains the ecology of viruses by examining their interactive dynamics with their hosting species (this 2-volume set covers animals as well as microbes and plants), including the types of transmission cycles that viruses have evolved encompassing principal and alternate hosts, vehicles and vectoring species. Examining virology from an organismal biology approach and focusing on the concept that viral infections represent areas of overlap in the ecologies of the involved species, Viral Ecology is essential for students and professionals who either may be non-virologists or virologists whose previous familiarity has been very specialized.
Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013
Jeffrey M. Harper uses Autodesk 3ds Max to create architectural and civil engineering visualizations, models, stills, and animations used in computer-based training programs and visual effects.
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.
Aging well and continuing to be active are often regarded as THE goals in life, from individual, family, community, and population perspectives. This implies good health and physical fitness, good cognitive and positive emotional-motivational functioning, and social participation and engagement. Increasing life expectancy by means of biomedical advances is not on its own enough, however. Research shows that an individual's psychological condition contributes to their quality of life and well-being in old age - and that behavioral and psychological interventions can also prevent illness, improve cognitive and physical fitness, and increase positive emotional functioning and social participation. This book shows how psychologists and psychological science as a whole can face the challenge of promoting optimal and active aging in a society that is growing ever older.
One-Page Composer Bios
Contains brief, informative, and interesting one-page biographies of 50 of history's greatest composers. Also included, as a bonus, are one-page histories of each of the six eras of music from the medieval era through the 20th century.
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.
Bobby Owsinski's Deconstructed Hits: Modern Pop & Hip-Hop Owsinski, B: Bobby Owsinski's Deconstructed Hits: Modern Pop
You'll never listen to music the same way again! Producer, audio engineer, and author Bobby Owsinski takes you behind-the-scenes of 20 of the biggest modern pop and hip-hop hits of the 21st century. Using a technique refined after years of listening to songs under the microscope of the studio, each song analysis by Bobby describes exactly how the song was constructed and why it was a hit, examining in detail the song form, the arrangement, the sound, and the production. This is a valuable must-have for everyone who loves music, musicians learning about arrangements, producers wanting to learn how hits are constructed, audio engineers analyzing the sounds of the hits, songwriters looking inside a hit's secrets, and fans who love facts and trivia about their favorite artists. Every song analysis has numerous "listen to" moments pointing out small but significant changes in the arrangement or sound that you might not have noticed before. Plus you'll get all the song facts never found all in one place like release date, songwriters, recording studio information, number of units sold, and chart position. Includes: Beautiful (Christina Aguilera) * Born This Way (Lady Gaga) * Call Me Maybe (Carly Rae Jepsen) * Crazy In Love (Beyonce) * Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) * Drop It Like It's Hot (Snoop Dogg) * Firework (Katy Perry) * Get the Party Started (P!nk) * Grenade (Bruno Mars) * I Gotta Feeling (The Black Eyed Peas) * In da Club (50 Cent) * Lights (Ellie Goulding) * Poker Face (Lady Gaga) * Sexy and I Know It (LMFAO) * SexyBack (Justin Timberlake) * Super Bass (Nicki Minaj) * Turn Me On (David Guetta) * Umbrella (Rihanna) * We Are Young (fun.) * Written in the Stars (Tinie Tempah).
Water Light Time. 45 farbige Postkarten Doubilet: Water Light/Postktn.
This title presents 45 postcards illustrated with images from David Doubilet's book "Water Light Time". Sharks, shipwrecks, rare and unusual species, exotic vegetation, startling and vivid colours, Doubilet's pictures aim to inspire awe at both the wonder of the undersea world and the skill of the photographer. This is a selection of 15 (3 copies each) of the most beautiful (and usable as postcards) images from his brightly coloured and sometimes dangerous submarine world.
Drug-Induced Neurological Disorders
Now in its third edition, this book remains the only source of comprehensive information about drug-induced neurological disorders. The introduction of new drugs and biological therapies have led to new adverse reactions affecting the nervous system that need to be differentiated from naturally occurring neurological disorders. The book does not simply document adverse reactions but pathomechanisms are described wherever information is available. Methods of management of drug-induced neurological disorders are also described. The primary audience is clinicians involved in the management of neurological and psychiatric disorders. The book is also a useful source of information for neuropharmacologists and pharmaceutical physicians involved in advisory capacities to the biopharmaceutical industry.
English Counter Russian
The Author: Munir Sendich is Professor of Russian Literature at Michigan State University and, since 1974, editor of the Russian Language Journal. He holds degrees from University of Sarajevo, University of Heidelberg, and New York University (M.A. and Ph.D. in Russian Literature). Professor Sendich is author/editor of eleven books; editor of sixty-one volumes of the Russian Language Journal; and author of many essays on Russian literature and bibliographic compilations. Among his latest books are Boris Pasternak: A Reference Guide; Studies in Slavic Literatures and Culture (edited): and New Russian Diaspora (co-edited).
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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
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
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.
- 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
The Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Donald, P: Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer
Thieme Publishers New York im Thieme Verlag 2010
Handbook of Biomedical Image Analysis 2 Hdb of Biomedical Image Analysis 2
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.