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- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 40.00
This book provides practitioners with a step-by-step guide on how to conduct efficiency analysis using the stochastic frontier approach. more...
- World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 24.99
Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented urban growth. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of sprawl as a result of rapid motorization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and unequal accessibility. As these cities are often under severe fiscal... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 60.00
This richly illustrated book examines the changing significance of ruins as vehicles for cultural memory in Chinese art and visual culture from ancient times to the present. The story of ruins in China is different from but connected to ?ruin culture? in the West. This book explores indigenous Chinese concepts of ruins and their visual manifestations,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00
This volume contains selected papers from the 4th Language International Conference on ?Teaching Translation and Interpreting: Building Bridges? which was held in Shanghai in December 1998. The collection is an excellent source of ideas and information for teachers and students alike. With contributions from five continents, the topics discussed cover... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00
History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a ?good translation?. Since the perception and reception of translated works ? as well as the translation... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 60.00
We might think the Egyptians were the masters of building tombs, but no other civilization has devoted more time and resources to underground burial structures than the Chinese. For at least five thousand years, from the fourth millennium B.C.E. to the early twentieth century, the Chinese have been building some of the world?s most elaborate tombs... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Self-regulation involves students' beliefs about their own potential for actions, thoughts, feelings and behaviors that will then allow them to work toward their own academic goals. Clearly, the need for self-regulation in higher education is crucial, This volume describes the theories, tools, and techniques that can be used to assist in the promotion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95
The study of random sets is a large and rapidly growing area with connections to many areas of mathematics and applications in widely varying disciplines, from economics and decision theory to biostatistics and image analysis. The drawback to such diversity is that the research reports are scattered throughout the literature, with the result that... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 67.95
Compiled from electrocardiographic data on more than 1,800 normal newborns, infants, children, and adolescents, this convenient reference gives you fast access to the limits of normality so that data from an individual patient can be quickly interpreted in terms of comparison to the general population. ECGs in the Child and Adolescent presents,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 23.95
Marriage is currently the number-one reason people migrate to the United States, and women constitute the majority of newcomers joining husbands who already reside here. But little is known about these marriage and migration streams beyond the highly publicized and often sensationalized phenomena of mail-order and military brides. Less commonly known... more...