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- Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 21.99
An inspirational tale of personal struggle with and triumph over Tourette syndrome, this is the story of Jeff Matovic and the radical treatment he sought to cure himself. After suffering from Tourette?s for years?with his tics and outbursts getting progressively worse and with no results coming from drugs or physical or spiritual therapy?Jeff was... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Attempts to bring the benefits of information technology in the form of the internet to developing countries have, to date, foundered on the belief that this requires the beneficiaries to access the technology directly. As a result, the perceived huge benefits of such an enterprise have often failed to materialise. This original contribution to the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 132.00
This volume is concerned with the complexities of the relationship between globalization and different groups of consumers in developing countries. Globalization, it is argued, can yield frustration and disappointment as well as welfare gains for consumers; it may, but offers policy-makers new opportunities to deal with acute social problems. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00
According to many observers, the global digital divide - the extent to which information technology is benefiting developed as opposed to developing countries - has already established itself as the single most pervasive theme of the 21st century. The purpose of this book is to explore some of the ways in which this divide can be overcome both within... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 168.00
Industrialization in Africa has relied heavily on state institutions of various kinds and on the inflow of foreign capital, especially foreign aid. With particular reference to technology and on the basis of a wide range of case-studies, this book explains how these features of the African experience have jointly contributed not only to the many cases... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 148.00
Jeffrey James develops the insights of the often separate literatures on globalization and information technology and demonstrates their interdependence. The central insight is that globalization is mainly a technological phenomenon, driven by influences exerted on international trade and foreign investment by various forms of information technology.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions, the book looks not only at the digital divide but... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 148.00
This edited volume explores stability, security, transition and reconstruction operations (SSTR), highlighting the challenges and opportunities they create for the US Navy. The book argues that SSTR operations are challenging because they create new missions and basing modes, and signal a return to traditional naval methods of operation. Mission... more...
- Manson Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 64.00
The study of the biological effects of ultraviolet and visible light on the skin has expanded rapidly over the last 20 years, recognising the clinical significance of light sensitive skin disorders. In this book the authors address all aspects of photodermatology by providing a clear straightforward introduction to these diseases, their investigation,... more...