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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99
Brain repair, smart pills, mind-reading machines--modern neuroscience promises to deliver a remarkable array of wonders as well as profound insight into the nature of the brain. But these exciting new breakthroughs, warns Steven Rose, will also raise troubling questions about what it means to be human. In this book, Rose explores just how far neuroscience... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 49.99
In Life Beyond the Gene , Steven Rose confronts the ideology of reductionism and ultra-Darwinism, with its insistence that all aspects of human life from sexual preference to infanticide, political orientation to violence, male domination to alcoholism, are in our genes and are the inevitable consequences of natural selection. These claims, Rose asserts,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 18.32
First published in 1966, THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE has held its own as a clear and authoritative introduction to the world of biochemistry. This fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to include the latest developments in DNA and protein synthesis, cell regulation, and their social and medical implications. more...
- Canongate Books 1999; US$ 2.46
Genesis covers some of the most famous stories of all time, including the garden of Eden, Noah's Ark and Cain and Abel. Using the emergence of the people of Israel as a starting point, it tells the story of the beginning of the world as ancient writers understood it. The text is introduced by Steven Rose. more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 16.91
Steven Rose's The Making of Memory is about just that, in both its senses: the biological processes by which we humans - and other animals - learn and remember, and how researchers can explore these mechanisms. But it is also about much more. When the first edition of this fascinating book won the Science book Prize in 1993, the judges described... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 74.00
In this book, Steven R Rose presents the concepts, context and applications of a problem-solving approach to group work with children and adolescents who suffer from a wide range of social problems. The book addresses issues associated with assessment, problem recognition, planning and composition, leadership and activities in a wide range of settings.... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 11.22
Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind. The 'neuro' prefix spills out into every area of life, from neuroaesthetics to neuroeconomics, neurogastronomy and neuroeducation. With its promise to cure physical and social ills, government sees neuroscience as a tool to increase... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 59.99
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging brings together cutting-edge research, practical information, and innovative thinking regarding the characteristics and processes of aging among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Written by experts in the field, the book covers a range of subjects and provides a comprehensive knowledge... more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 74.00
In light of the growing importance of and reliance on task groups in the social services, this comprehensive text examines the uses, methods and dynamics of such groups. Following a description of the nature, history and variety of task groups, the authors discuss the role of the social worker in these groups, focusing on: the recruitment and composition... more...