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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 75.00
This outstanding book contains inspiring stories of late 20th century women who broke new ground in psychological knowledge and its applications. The lives and careers of 53 women are examined within social and historical contexts using three levels of analysis--the individual, the group, and the universal. The thoughtful autobiographies and the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 24.95
Defeating global poverty remains one of the most daunting challenges facing the international community. Income- and consumption-based strategies fall short of helping the world's poor climb out of poverty over the long term in the developing world and even in the United States. But asset-based approaches to development, such as small loans or insurance,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 32.95
Fifty years after Oscar Lewiss famous depiction of five Mexican families caught in a culture of poverty, Caroline Moser tells a very different story of five neighborhood women and their families strategically accumulating assets to escape poverty in the Ecuadoran city of Guayaquil. In Ordinary Families, Extraordinary Lives, Moser... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 117.00
Discussions of macroeconomic policy often focus on changes in the budget deficit. A low budget deficit is one of the criteria for admission to the EMU. But some combinations of fiscal measures having a given effect on the budget deficit can have damaging effects on the principal macroeconomic objectives such as inflation and full employment, whereas... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 158.00
This volume contains recent research papers presented at the international workshop on ?Probabilistic Methods in Fluids? held in Swansea. The central problems considered were turbulence and the Navier?Stokes equations but, as is now well known, these classical problems are deeply intertwined with modern studies of stochastic partial differential equations,... more...
- CABI 2008; US$ 190.00
Pest management has long been a problem for farmers worldwide and new techniques are continually being developed to reduce the adverse effects of pest populations. With a discussion of areawide pest management, this book explores the theoretical development and implementation of techniques from a worldwide perspective. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 169.00
Spin waves (and their quanta magnons) can effectively carry and process information in magnetic nanostructures. By analogy to photonics, this research field is labelled magnonics. It comprises the study of excitation, detection, and manipulation of magnons. From the practical point of view, the most attractive feature of magnonic devices is the controllability... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 169.95
This work examines and decodes African ways of thinking and learning, beliefs and value systems, while faulting the ambivalence that has attended the study of the subject in the past. It uses pedagogical, historical, sociological and critical thinking, and postmodern, postcolonial, and feminist theoretical approaches to interrogate ways in which lifelong... more...
- LSU Press 2006; US$ 24.95
The battle at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in December 1862 involved hundreds of thousands of men; produced staggering, unequal casualties (13,000 Federal soldiers compared to 4,500 Confederates); ruined the career of Ambrose E. Burnside; embarrassed Abraham Lincoln; and distinguished Robert E. Lee as one of the greatest military strategists of his era.... more...