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- Springer 2011; US$ 34.95
Where were the amino acids, the molecules of life, created: perhaps in a lightning storm in the early Earth, or perhaps elsewhere in the cosmos? This book argues that at least some of them must have been produced in the cosmos, and that the fact that the Earthly amino acids have a specific handedness provides an important clue for that explanation.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
Over the last several decades, mathematical models have become central to the study of social evolution, both in biology and the social sciences. But students in these disciplines often seriously lack the tools to understand them. A primer on behavioral modeling that includes both mathematics and evolutionary theory, Mathematical Models of Social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Including contributions from an international team of leading experts, this volume examines state making from a uniquely Asian perspective and reveals some of the misunderstandings that arise when states and state making are judged solely on the basis of Western history. The contributors argue that if we are to understand states in Asia then we must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
A team of international leading experts provide a much needed re-examination of the theoretical claims and the empirical foundation of developmental state theory. Asian States argues that regardless of the merits of the developmental state as an explanation of economic growth, it falls far short of being an adequate theory of the state in Asia. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95
Long run processes of socio-economic change generate prodigious problems of social conflict and social control, and governments responsible for these processes must therefore manage the resultant conflict. Consequently, the success or failure of a government's management of such conflicts is a crucial factor in development outcomes. This volume... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Katrina's Imprint highlights the power of this sentinel American event and its continuing reverberations in contemporary politics, culture, and public policy. Published on the firth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the multidisciplinary volume reflects on how history, location, access to transportation, health care, and social position feed resilience,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
'Managing Visitor Attractions' is a unique text that provides a cutting edge insight into the issues, principles and practices of visitor attractions today and into the future. Divided into five parts, the book tackles the following topics: · the role and nature of visitor attractions · the development of visitor attraction provision · the management... more...