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  • Ocular Blood Flow in Glaucomaby R.N. Weinreb; A. Harris

    Kugler Publications 2009; US$ 67.50

    This is the sixth World Glaucoma Association Consensus. The relationship between ocular blood flow and glaucoma has been discussed for more than a century, and still it uniformly fuels debates at glaucoma meetings throughout the world. Clearly, the results of this report will have broad and significant impact on glaucoma research and clinical practice.... more...

  • European Perspectives on Men and Masculinitiesby Professor Jeff Hearn; Professor Keith Pringle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00

    This book compares the state of knowledge on men and masculinities in 14 countries across Europe, examining the effects of social change, Europeanization, globalization and new post-socialist configurations of Europe for men. Special attention is given to home and work, social exclusion, violence, and health. more...

  • Rethinking Family Practicesby Professor David H. J. Morgan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 31.00

    Leading family sociologist David Morgan revisits his highly influential 'family practices' approach in this new book. Exploring its impact, and how it has been critiqued, Morgan shows the continued relevance of the approach with reference to time and space, the body, emotions, ethics and work/life balance. more...

  • Intercultural Interactionby Dr Helen Spencer-Oatey; Professor Peter Franklin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 38.00

    Written in a highly accessible style and in four parts, this book provides rapid and authoritative access to current ideas and practice in intercultural communication. It draws on concepts and findings from a range of different disciplines and uses authentic examples of intercultural interaction to illustrate points. more...

  • Interactive Learning for Innovationby Professor Björn Terje Asheim; Dr Mario Davide Parrilli

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    This volume highlights the importance of interactive, practice-based learning as a means to promote more thorough innovation dynamics in regional and national economies. Successful experiences in Scandanavia and southern European countries are examined, with insightful policy lessons extracted from each case. more...

  • Building rural roadsby Bjørn Johannessen

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 40.00

    The purpose of this manual is to provide technical staff ranging from site supervisors to engineers with a technical reference which details commonly used work methods and best practices for constructing rural roads. It describes all phases of works management from the initial stages of identification and design, through technical planning, work organization,... more...

  • Handbook of Regional Innovation and Growthby Philip Cooke; Bjorn Terje Asheim; Ron Boschma

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    Today, economic growth is widely understood to be conditioned by productivity increases which are, in turn, profoundly affected by innovation. This volume explores these key relationships between innovation and growth, bringing together experts from both fields to compile a unique Handbook. The Handbook considers innovation from fresh perspectives,... more...

  • Learning Regional Innovationby Marianne Ekman; Björn Gustavsen; Björn Terje Asheim; Öyvind Pålshaugen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 120.00

    Participation and social responsibility in innovation is the core theme of this book. Both are issues of organization and not of ethics, or the enforcement of other forms of obligations on individual actors. The need is for a democratization of innovation that can make innovation open to broad participation. more...

  • Aromatase Inhibitorsby B.J.A. Furr

    Springer 2006; US$ 169.00

    Many breast tumours are dependent upon oestrogen for their development and continued growth. The inhibition of oestrogen synthesis is most readily achieved by inhibiting the final step in the pathway of oestrogen biosynthesis, the reaction which transforms androgens into oestrogens by creating an aromatic ring in the steroid molecule. more...

  • Risk Analysisby Terje Aven

    Wiley 2008; US$ 109.00

    Everyday we face decisions that carry an element of risk and uncertainty. The ability to analyze, predict, and prepare for the level of risk entailed by these decisions is, therefore, one of the most constant and vital skills needed for analysts, scientists and managers. Risk analysis can be defined as a systematic use of information to identify hazards,... more...