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- SME 1990; US$ 119.00
This SME classic is both a reference book for the working engineer and a textbook for the mining student. This hard cover edition gives a brief history of surface mining and a general overview of the state of surface mining today - topics range from production and productivity to technological developments and trends in equipment. This useful text... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
The Results-Based Initiatives (RBI), launched in 2007, were a pioneering attempt to provide comprehensive, coherent, and rigorous evidence on effective interventions to foster the economic empowerment of women. The RBI comprised five small pilots with built-in impact evaluation designed to identify what works best in promoting better outcomes for women... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99
The informal sector of Sub-Saharan Africa is comprised of small and household enterprises that operate in the non-farm sector outside the protected employment of the formal wage sector. The sector was identified 40 years ago by the ILO representing a pool of surplus labor that was expected to be absorbed by future industrialization, but rather than... more...
- Pearson Education 2004; US$ 24.95
Globalization, commercialization and Americanization are changing the lives of almost everybody on the planet. The uniqueness of this book is that it tackles these trends together, and head-on. The balance of knowledge and feeling makes it an important book in a field plagued by one-sided pro- and anti- pieces. ?David Arnold, author of The Mirage... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95
This book combines the work of key authors such as Elias and Foucault with original and revealing empirical material drawn from 1,300 young people. Looking beyond media images and popular prejudices, the book illustrates how young people of both genders, of different nationalities and of different group allegiances view and relate to their own sexuality. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 179.00
The swift developments within the financial markets over the years conflict with traditional property law structures and have caused a great degree of legal uncertainty. This book evaluates the requirement for specificity as a criterion for property rights in securities evidenced by electronic entries made on securities accounts. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00
Sverker Johansson has written an unusual book on language origins, with its emphasis on empirical evidence rather than theory-building. This is a book for the student or researcher who prefers solid data and well-supported conclusions, over speculative scenarios. Much that has been written on the origins of language is characterized by hypothesizing... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
Through electronic corpora we can observe patterns which we were unaware of before or only vaguely glimpsed. The availability of multilingual corpora has led to a renewal of contrastive studies. We gain new insight into similarities and differences between languages, at the same time as the characteristics of each language are brought into relief.... more...
- BRILL 2012; US$ 144.00
Saluting the Yellow Emperor tells the fascinating story of a group of Swedish scholars who rediscovered the pronunciation of the Chinese classics, buried Silk Road cities, and a Chinese Stone Age, while spiriting antiquities out of Asia. more...