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  • Policing Dissentby Luis Fernandez

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    In November 1999, fifty-thousand anti-globalization activists converged on Seattle to shut down the World Trade Organization's Ministerial Meeting. Using innovative and network-based strategies, the protesters left police flummoxed, desperately searching for ways to control the crowds in Seattle and the emerging anti-corporate globalization movement.... more...

  • Revolutionary Cubaby Luis Martínez-Fernández

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 44.95

    This is the first book in more than three decades to offer a complete and chronological history of revolutionary Cuba, including the years of rebellion that led to the revolution. Beginning with Batista?s coup in 1952, which catalyzed the rebels, and bringing the reader to the present-day transformations initiated by Raúl Castro, Luis Martínez-Fernández... more...

  • Fighting Slavery in the Caribbeanby Luis Martinez-Fernandez

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume presents a social history of life in mid-19th-century Cuba as experienced by George Backhouse (and his wife, Grace), who served on the British Havana Mixed Commission for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Documented with extracts from the Backhouse's correspondence, diaries and other contemporary papers, Martinez-Fernandez paints a detailed... more...

  • Coreference, Modality, and Focusby Luis Eguren; Olga Fernández-Soriano

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume is a collection of selected papers originally presented at the XVI th Colloquium on Generative Grammar that was held at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. All the papers deal with current issues within the generative framework, mostly paying attention to phenomena pertaining to the syntax-semantics interface. The major concerns are coreference... more...

  • Rethinking Policing and Justiceby Luis Fernandez; Laura Huey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    It has become somewhat axiomatic to refer to the police as the ?gatekeepers? of the criminal justice system and thus as a mechanism for the provision of justice. And yet, when we conceptualize the police in this way, what is often taken for granted is the exact nature of that role and its larger social meaning. Indeed, we know that police deliver... more...

  • Shutting Down the Streetsby Luis A. Fernandez; Amory Starr; Christian Scholl

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 21.25

    Recently, a wall was built in eastern Germany. Made of steel and cement blocks, topped with razor barbed wire, and reinforced with video monitors and movement sensors, this wall was not put up to protect a prison or a military base, but rather to guard a three-day meeting of the finance ministers of the Group of Eight (G8). The wall manifested a level... more...

  • Learning ROS for Robotics Programmingby Enrique Fernández; Luis Sánchez Crespo; Anil Mahtani; Aaron Martinez

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 43.99

    Your one-stop guide to the Robot Operating SystemAbout This Book? Model your robot on a virtual world and learn how to simulate it? Create, visualize, and process Point Cloud information? Easy-to-follow, practical tutorials to program your own robotsIn DetailIf you have ever tried building a robot, then you know how cumbersome programming everything... more...

  • Contemporary Anarchist Studiesby Randall Amster; Abraham DeLeon; Luis Fernandez; Anthony J. II Nocella; Deric Shannon

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    This volume of collected essays by some of the most prominent academics studying anarchism bridges the gap between anarchist activism on the streets and anarchist theory in the academy. Focusing on anarchist theory, pedagogy, methodologies, praxis, and the future, this edition will strike a chord for anyone interested in radical social change. This... more...

  • IMSby Khalid Al-Begain; Chitra Balakrishna; Luis Angel Galindo; David Moro Fernandez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 124.00

    Providing an holistic approach to IMS technologies, IMS: A Development and Deployment Perspective explores service architecture for development and delivery of IMS services.  Approaching IMS from the perspective of the user and the service provider it examines both the current state of deployment and future trends. The book offers a realistic... more...

  • Water and Sustainable Agricultureby Iván Francisco García-Tejero; Víctor Hugo Durán-Zuazo; José Luis Muriel-Fernández; Carmen Rocío Rodríguez-Pleguezuelo

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 49.95

    Irrigated agriculture, a vital component of general agriculture, supplies fruits, vegetables, and cereals consumed by humans and grains fed to animals. Consequently, agriculture is the largest user of fresh water globally, and irrigation practices in many parts of the world are biologically, economically, and socially unsustainable. Water management... more...