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- University of California Press 2001; US$ 34.95
In this important and original study, the myth of the Noble Savage is an altogether different myth from the one defended or debunked by others over the years. That the concept of the Noble Savage was first invented by Rousseau in the mid-eighteenth century in order to glorify the "natural" life is easily refuted. The myth that persists is that there... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth Century Theatre provides a comprehensive examination of this aesthetic theory. The author investigates this aesthetic history as a form of artistic creation, philosophical investigation, a way of representing and manipulating ideas about gender and a way of acknowledging, reinforcing and making a critique of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 109.95
This book describes in detail how the property market operates, giving a clear picture of the economics of development and the way which development issues are defined by (and in their turn have an effect on) community and individual needs. By describing how the market works and explaining the factors which need to be analysed, the author aims to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 290.00
This volume examines the deep sea ecosystem from a variety of perspectives. The initial chapters examine the deep-sea floor, the deep pelagic environment and the more specialised chemosynthetic environments of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. These environments are examined from the perspective of the relationship of deep-sea animals to their physico-chemical... more...
- Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95
Following the Boltzmann-Gibbs approach to statistical mechanics, this new edition of Dr ter Haar's important textbook, Elements of Statistical Mechanics, provides undergraduates and more senior academics with a thorough introduction to the subject. Each chapter is followed by a problem section and detailed bibliography. The first six chapters of... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Analyzes various forms of partnership among socioeconomic actors to highlight the social conventions and entrepreneurial culture that connect and intensify the energies at the root of local dynamism. This book demonstrates how entrepreneurship can be fostered in order to support collective development. more...
Ethical Challenges in Study Design and Informed Consent for Health Research in Resource-poor SettingsWorld Health Organization 2007; US$ 25.00
This review considers ethical challenges to research design and informed consent in biomedical and behavioral studies conducted in resource-poor settings. A review of the literature explores relevant social, cultural, and ethical issues in the conduct of biomedical and social health research in developing countries. Ten case vignettes illustrate ethical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Challenges the priority that rich countries give to economic growth as an over-arching objective of economic policy. This book presents three arguments on why rich countries should turn away from economic growth as the primary policy objective and pursue objectives that enhance well-being. It is intended for academics, students, and activists. more...
- Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95
This book is a collection of contemporary applications of psychological insights into practical human factors issues. The topics are arranged largely according to an information processing/energetic approach to human behavior. Consideration is also given to human-computer interaction and organizational design. more...
- Elsevier Science 1980; US$ 72.95
Presenting a philosophical and psychological overview of the history of the concept of intelligence, this controversial text does not aim to supply yet another opinion on, or interpretation of the concept of intelligence, but rather attempts to find out how to approach this concept on a scientific level. more...