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- Wiley 2008; US$ 125.67
Develops angular momentum theory in a pedagogically consistent way, starting from the geometrical concept of rotational invariance. Uses modern notation and terminology in an algebraic approach to derivations. Each chapter includes examples of applications of angular momentum theory to subjects of current interest and to demonstrate the connections... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99
"When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control." Verbal Judo is the classic guide to the martial art of the mind and mouth that can help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation, whether you're talking to a boss, a spouse, or even a teenager. For more than a generation, Dr. George J. Thompson's essential... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2007; US$ 30.00
The news media played a crucial role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide: local media fueled the killings, while the international media either ignored or seriously misconstrued what was happening. This is the first book to explore both sides of that media equation. The book examines how local radio and print media were used as a tool of hate, encouraging... more...
- Allen & Unwin 1998; US$ 19.08
Using principles introduced by Aristotle and refined ever since, the author of this text seeks to provide the reader with the key to effective communication. To persuade you must use 'ethos', 'logos' and 'pathos'; in demanding face-to-face situations, Thompson shows how. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Postmodernism and the Environmental Crisis is the only book to combine cultural theory and environmental philosophy. In it, Arran Gare analyses the conjunction between the environmental crisis, the globalisation of capitalism and the disintegration of the culture of modernity. It explains the paradox of growing concern for the environment and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The political changes of recent years and the problems of poverty, the environment and nationalism have led to calls for the establishment of a just world order. But what would such a world be like? This book considers the concept of international justice as it has developed in traditional political theory from Hobbes to Marx and in contemporary writing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Making use of theory, reflection, narrativity and auto/biographical writing, Jane Thompson provides a comprehensive understanding of what learning really means, and what education can contribute to the struggles of working class women intent on changing the circumstances of their lives. Organized into three parts, in the first section, Thompson... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
Ethical disagreement is a fact of social life. We disagree about issues such as abortion, euthanasia, the meaning of justice and the treatment of animals, and our debates often fail to reach a consensus. Some philosophers think that this means there is no objective knowledge about morality. Discourse and Knowledge takes a radically different approach... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 70.95
This book examines the three principal value systems which influence landscape architectural practice: the aesthetic, the social and the environmental, and seeks to discover the role that the profession should be playing now and for the future. The book integrates an investigation of historical sources with contemporary research into the beliefs and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95
Colour fascinates all of us, and scientists and philosophers have sought to understand the true nature of colour vision for many years. In recent times, investigations into colour vision have been one of the main success stories of cognitive science, for each discipline within the field - neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, computer science and... more...