Why the Social Sciences Matter by Jonathan Michie, Cary Cooper

By Jonathan Michie, Cary Cooper

Published with the help of the Academy for Social Sciences, this quantity presents an illuminating examine issues of shock to every person before everything of the twenty-first century. prime social scientists take on complicated questions equivalent to immigration, unemployment, weather switch, struggle, banks in hassle, and an growing older population.

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Flush: A Biography (Timeless Classics) by Virginia Woolf

By Virginia Woolf

A modernist attention of urban existence visible during the eyes of a puppy named Flush.

Most insightful and experimental are Woolf's emotional and philosophical perspectives verbalised in Flush's suggestions. For Flush odor is poetry, yet for Barrett Browning, poetry is most unlikely with out words.

In Flush Woolf examines the obstacles that exist among girl and animal created through language but triumph over via symbolic activities.

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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

By Douglas Adams

At final in paperback in a single whole quantity, listed here are the 5 vintage novels from Douglas Adams’s cherished Hitchiker series.

The Hitchhiker’s advisor to the Galaxy
Seconds earlier than the Earth is demolished for a galactic highway, Arthur Dent is stored by means of Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. jointly they stick out their thumbs to the celebrities and start a wild trip via time and space.

The eating place on the finish of the Universe
Facing annihilation by the hands of warmongers is a curious time to crave tea. it may well purely occur to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his comrades as they hurtle around the galaxy in a determined look for a spot to eat.

Life, the Universe and Everything
The unsatisfied population of planet Krikkit are unwell of the evening sky– in order that they plan to ruin it. The universe, that's. Now purely 5 participants can dodge Armageddon: mild-mannered Arthur Dent and his stalwart crew.

So lengthy, and thank you for all of the Fish
Back in the world, Arthur Dent is able to think that the earlier 8 years have been all only a figment of his stressed-out mind's eye. yet a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription conspires to thrust him again to truth. to be able to speak.

Mostly Harmless
Just whilst Arthur Dent makes the bad mistake of commencing to take pleasure in lifestyles, all hell breaks free. Can he shop the Earth from overall obliteration? Can he keep the Guide from a opposed alien takeover? Can he store his daughter from herself?

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Logic-Based Decision Support: Mixed Integer Model by Robert G. Jeroslow

By Robert G. Jeroslow

This monograph relies on a sequence of lectures given by way of the writer on the first complex learn Institute on Discrete utilized arithmetic, held at Rutgers collage. It emphasizes connections among the representational elements of combined integer programming and utilized common sense, in addition to discussing logic-based ways to determination help which support to create extra `intelligent' structures. Dividing evidently into components, the 1st 4 chapters are an outline of mixed-integer programming representability recommendations. this is often by way of 5 chapters on utilized common sense, professional structures, common sense and databases, and complexity idea. It concludes with a precis of open examine concerns and an try and extrapolate developments during this quickly constructing region.

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Understanding Facial Recognition Difficulties in Children: by Nancy Mindick

By Nancy Mindick

Are you able to think now not with the ability to realize these you recognize in the event that they wore glasses, replaced their coiffure, or even wear a hat? Prosopagnosia is a critical facial acceptance sickness that's inspiration to affect round in step with cent of the inhabitants. often present in kids at the autism spectrum, people with the situation have problems distinguishing among one face and the subsequent, that means that they might not realize even those who find themselves closest to them. Nancy L. Mindick offers mom and dad, academics, and different pros with an obtainable clarification of the differing kinds, factors, and features of prosopagnosia. offering an insider s point of view at the situation, she indicates how one can realize the symptoms of facial attractiveness problems in kids, and provides particular rules for making sure that they're competently supported of their studying and social improvement. the problems of prognosis and disclosure are explored, and the writer bargains sensible administration innovations for assisting little ones to deal with the situation and to navigate the numerous various social events they'll stumble upon at domestic, in school, and in the neighborhood. This ebook bargains particular, sensible details for folks, academics, baby psychologists, and somebody else who needs to help the educational and improvement of a kid with a facial acceptance affliction.

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Erkrankungen des Zentralnervensystems by Otmar D. Wiestler, Martina Deckert-Schlüter, Hans-Peter

By Otmar D. Wiestler, Martina Deckert-Schlüter, Hans-Peter Hartung (auth.), Prof. Dr. Detlev Ganten, Prof. Dr. Klaus Ruckpaul (eds.)

Charakteristische Erkrankungen des ZNS haben durch die Erhöhung des Durchschnittsalters der Bevölkerung erheblich zugenommen und damit die Forschungsaktivität auf diesem Gebiet außerordentlich intensiviert. Schließlich haben Molekularbiologie und molekulare Genetik zur Aufklärung der Ursachen bisher unklarer Erkrankungen des ZNS beigetragen. In insgesamt 17 Kapiteln wird von ausgewiesenen Experten der aktuelle Stand der Forschung, Entwicklung und Anwendung in der medizinischen Praxis und Therapie von Erkrankungen des ZNS vorgestellt. Unter anderem werden die molekularen Ursachen der multiplen Sklerose, der Alzheimer-Erkrankung und der mit der Aids-Erkrankung auftretenden Enzephalopathie, des weiteren die Genetik neurologischer und psychischer Störungen sowie die molekularen Grundlagen der Suchtentstehung und der Depressionstherapie dargestellt.

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Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson

By W. Bernard Carlson

Nikola Tesla used to be an incredible contributor to revolution that reworked way of life on the flip of the 20 th century. His innovations, patents, and theoretical paintings shaped the root of recent AC electrical energy, and contributed to the advance of radio and tv. Like his competitor Thomas Edison, Tesla used to be considered one of America's first star scientists, having fun with the corporate of latest York excessive society and stunning the likes of Mark Twain together with his electric demonstrations. An astute self-promoter and talented showman, he cultivated a public photograph of the eccentric genius. Even on the finish of his lifestyles whilst he used to be dwelling in poverty, Tesla nonetheless attracted journalists to his annual birthday interview, regaling them with claims that he had invented a particle-beam weapon in a position to bringing down enemy aircraft.

lots of biographies glamorize Tesla and his eccentricities, yet beforehand none has rigorously tested what, how, and why he invented. during this groundbreaking booklet, W. Bernard Carlson demystifies the mythical inventor, putting him in the cultural and technological context of his time, and targeting his innovations themselves in addition to the production and upkeep of his star. Drawing on unique records from Tesla's deepest and public existence, Carlson indicates how he was once an "idealist" inventor who sought the appropriate experimental recognition of a very good inspiration or precept, and who skillfully offered his innovations to the general public via mythmaking and illusion.

This significant biography sheds new gentle on Tesla's visionary method of invention and the enterprise concepts at the back of his most crucial technological breakthroughs.

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Wonders of the Air (Wonders of Nature: Natural Phenomena in by Tamra Andrews

By Tamra Andrews

A former university reference librarian, Andrews is an schooling author and a language arts editor. this is often the second one quantity in a sequence of lecturers' publications that express tips to train technology via an intermingling of delusion and truth. It specializes in normal phenomena happening within the air-clouds and rain; thunder and lightning; wind; fogs, mists, and mirages; storms; snow, frost, and ice; rainbows; and auroras. each one bankruptcy includes an edition of a fantasy and a proof of the technology at the back of the parable, by means of numerous subject matters for dialogue, tasks, and instructed readings.

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The Handy Weather Answer Book by Kevin Hile

By Kevin Hile

Totally up-to-date with the most recent advances in meteorology in addition to an extra part on weather switch, this accomplished reference addresses all facets of climate in an obtainable question-and-answer layout. all of the uncomplicated components of climate are mentioned, as are every kind of climate phenomena and the technology of forecasting. In addition, the relationships among climate and oceanography, geology, and house technological know-how are expertly coated. incorporated are greater than 1,000 questions and solutions similar to, Has a typhoon ever struck southern California? may well our oceans have originated in area? and what's bioclimatology? This source is a perfect reference for college students, lecturers, and beginner meteorologists.

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