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  • The Princess: The Young Royals 3by S.A. Gordon

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2016; US$ 3.91

    Princess Margaret has to give up her glamorous life of leisure ? but in return she may just find true love. Princess Margaret, younger sister to Queen Alexandra and Prince David, has managed to evade responsibility most of her adult life. Content to let her brother and sister be popular, hard-working royals, she and her longtime boyfriend Hal spend... more...

  • The Capability Approach and the Praxis of Developmentby SÚverine 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... more...

  • Religion in Developmentby SÚverine 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...

  • Acculturation and Occupation: A Study of the 1956 Hungarian Refugees in the United Statesby S.A. Weinstock

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The plans for this study were formulated between 1956 and 1958. For some time then, I had been interested in the processes of personal and social accommodation and in the factors that were responsible for resistance to change. While a graduate student at Columbia University at that time, I was also affiliated with a multidisciplinary research group... more...

  • Active Filtersby S.A. Pactitis

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 132.95

    Using an accessible yet rigorous approach, Active Filters: Theory and Design highlights the essential role of filters, especially analog active filters, in applications for seismology, brainwave research, speech and hearing studies, and other medical electronics. The book demonstrates how to design filters capable of meeting a given set of specifications.... more...

  • Alexander and Alestriaby Shan Sa

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    re-creating the lives of two of the most intriguing rulers in history, Shan Sa brings us a novel filled with the sound of hooves, the whistle of arrows, blood, passion, and betrayal. The familiar figure of Alexander the Great comes to new life in this richly imagined tale, which entwines his historical legacy with a fantastic love affair set in a... more...

  • American Indian Storiesby Zitkala-Sa

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fascinating collection of autobiographical tales by Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, better known by her pen name of Zitkala-Sa. Read of her time on the Yankton Reservation, and her years of hardship in boarding schools set up to ‘civilise’ the Native American children. more...