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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95
A full understanding of modern chemistry is impossible without quantum theory. Since the advent of quantum mechanics in 1925, a number of chemical phenomena have been explained, such as electron transfer, excitation energy transfer, and other phenomena in photochemistry and photo-physics. Chemical bonds can now be accurately calculated with the help... more...
- Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 26.99
If you are a Linux system administrator or a Linux-based service administrator and want to fine-tune SELinux to implement a supported, mature, and proven access control system, then this book is for you. Basic experience with SELinux enabled distributions is expected. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Conventional wisdom says that Europes crisis is a financial crisis. But is this really the case? In Industrial Poverty, economist Sven R. Larson, challenges this view and suggests instead that Europe is in a state of permanent economic decline. Using Sweden in the 1990s as an example, he shows how a welfare-state crisis combined with the wrong... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 82.39
Die Diskurslinguistik gehört zweifellos zu den innovativsten linguistischen Disziplinen der letzten Jahre. Mit ihrem Interesse an der Konstruktion gesellschaftlichen Wissens mittels Sprache hat sie der Sprachwissenschaft Methoden an die Hand gegeben, transtextuelle Phänomene, Möglichkeiten des Denkens und Sprechens über bestimmte Diskursthemen also,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 25.94
Vor mehr als 250 Jahren wurde das Reich errichtet, in dem King Cotton herrscht. Krieg, Sklaverei und Ausbeutung standen an seiner Wiege. Während fremde Kulturen rücksichtslos zerschlagen wurden, häuften Händler im Zusammenspiel mit der Staatsgewalt enorme Vermögen an. Ein neues ökonomisches Prinzip begann seinen globalen Siegeszug. Sven Beckert, Professor... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00
Tropical forests are disappearing at an unaltered pace, giving way to alternative land uses. This book gives an economic perspective on deforestation. Following a survey of different deforestation definitions, theories and empirical evidence, a case-study of Ecuador provides a versatile historical picture of factors affecting forest loss throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 185.00
Reduction in the size of the world's remaining rainforests is an issue of huge importance for all societies. This new book - an analysis of the impact of oil wealth on tropical deforestation in South America, Africa and Asia - takes a much more analytical approach than the usual fare of environmental studies. The focus on economies as a whole leads... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This book explores the idea of civil society and how it is being implemented in Eastern Europe. The implosion of the Russian empire fifteen years ago and the new wave of democratization opened a new field of inquiry. The wide-ranging debate on the transition became focused on a conceptual battle, the question of how to define "civil society". Because... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
The Oslo secret negotiations from 1992 to 1993 were some of the most astonishing and also successful negotiations in the Middle East, leading to the mutual recognition between the PLO and Israel. Through an in-depth examination of the Oslo negotiations, this book argues that at the core of the negotiations was a fascinating dilemma of recognition.... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 155.00
Claims of amnesia for violent and sexual crimes are common as guilty suspects allege memory loss to avoid punishment. The key issue then becomes whether the memory loss is genuine or feigned. Offenders’ Memories of Violent Crimes takes a new approach to the subject by focusing not on eyewitness or bystander testimonies, but on the... more...