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  • Leviathan Wakesby James S.A. Corey

    Orbit 2011; US$ 9.99

    The first novel in James S.A. Corey's SF New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Humanity has colonized the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach. Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his... more...

  • The Wedding: The Young Royals 1.5by S.A. Gordon

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2015; US$ 0.00

    It's the biggest of days for Britain's Prince David and his American fiancée, Caitlin Meadows ? but twists in their tale will ensure that it's not a conventional royal wedding by any means ... This free short is fantastic for all fans of The Prince and The Queen and bridges the gap between the two novels. more...

  • The Capability Approach and the Praxis of Developmentby Séverine Deneulin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 145.00

    The book examines the extent to which Amartya Sen's conception of 'development as freedom' can be a guide for development policy. It argues that the theoretical foundations of the conception need to be expanded, and that it needs to give more attention to collective and historical dimensions if it is to address poverty effectively. more...

  • An Introduction to the Human Development and Capability Approachby Severine Deneulin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Aimed at undergraduates and post-graduates in the social sciences, as well as development practitioners, this textbook provides an introduction to the human development and capability approach; it also clarifies key concepts and fosters debate on a number of critical issues. The book offers new perspectives on a wide range of topics, which include... more...

  • Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethicsby Severine Deneulin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The question of the meaning of progress and development is back on the political agenda. How to frame this discontent and search for new alternatives when either Marxism or liberalism no longer provides a satisfactory framework? This book introduces in an accessible way the capability approach, first articulated by Amartya Sen in the early 1980s.... more...

  • Tracking with Particle Filter for High-dimensional Observation and State Spacesby Sé Dubuisson; verine

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00

    This title concerns the use of a particle filter framework to track objects defined in high-dimensional state-spaces using high-dimensional observation spaces.  Current tracking applications require us to consider complex models for objects (articulated objects, multiple objects, multiple fragments, etc.) as well as multiple kinds of information (multiple... more...

  • Religion in Developmentby Séverine Deneulin; Masooda Bano

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 32.95

    Religion has largely remained unexplored in development studies. This timely new book aims to fill that gap. The authors expertly review how religion has been treated in the evolution of development thought, how it has been conceptualised in the social sciences, and highlights the major deficiencies of the assumption of secularism. more...

  • The Russian Revolutionby S.A. Smith

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    This introduction to the Russian Revolution provides a narrative of the main developments between 1917 and 1936. It rejects the liberal interpretation in favour of seeing the process as a the result of a backward society which sought modernization and ended in political tyranny. more...

  • Biological Effects of Surfactantsby S.A. Ostroumov

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 209.95

    Foreword by Professor M.E. Vinogradov, Member of Russian Academy of Sciences, and Professor V.D. Fedorov Foreword by Dr. Steven C. McCutcheon Acknowledgments Abbreviations Preface Introduction ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACTS AND SYNTHETIC SURFACTANTS AS POLLUTANTS OF AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS Criteria and Priorities in Assessing the Hazardous Impacts on... more...

  • Rain Forest Literaturesby Lucia Sá

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00

    In this unprecedented study, Lúcia Sá approaches indigenous texts as creative works rather than source material. She offers a historical overview of the impact of these texts on mainstream Spanish-American and Brazilian literatures, detailing comparisons with native sources and making close analyses of major instances, such as Mário de Andrade?s classic... more...