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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99
Vor dem Hintergrund des demografischen Wandels und eines steigenden Reformdrucks auf den Wohlfahrtsstaat geraten in den letzen Jahren die so genannten 'Neuen Alten' als Retter des Sozialen in den Blick. Der Band thematisiert das Spannungsverhältnis zwischen dieser Programmatik, den Ressourcen und dem Eigensinn älterer Menschen aus multidisziplinärer... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99
Wenn aktuell ältere Menschen weitgehend selbstbestimmt neue Engagementfelder erschließen und strukturieren wollen, zielen sie auf eine neuartige bürgerschaftliche Praxis. Die Engagierten und ihre potenziellen Kooperationspartner in Kommunen, Sozialen Diensten und Einrichtungen gehen diese Aufgabe mit sehr unterschiedlichen Motiven, Zielen und Arbeitsvoraussetzungen... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 84.00
For a long time Romanticism stood in the shadow of German Idealism. Hegel's criticisms were particularly decisive. Lately, Romanticism has been rehabilitated, above all as a philosophically independent alternative to the systematic thought of Idealism, and has been revealed to be a source for modern thought which has yet to be exhausted. Against... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00
I t has been said that "there is no safe drug, there are only safe doc tors". And also, that drug treatment by doctors is only as good as their knowledge of the fundamentals of therapy, or, in other words, of pharmacology. This small book is aimed at giving a conspectus of pharmacological knowledge which allows a general survey without drowning the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
The Effects of Noise on Man covers the techniques for the evaluation of environmental noise in terms of its effects on human. The book provides the fundamental definitions of sound, its measurement, and concepts of the basic functioning, and the attributes of the auditory system. The text also presents along with their experimental basis, procedures... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, there were nearly 1.4 million violent crimes committed in the United States in 2008. Violence is the second leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 10 and 24. Recent incidents, such as the shootings at Virginia Tech University, highlight the need for teenagers and young adults to be... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 349.00
This text of numerous medically and industrially important taxa offers a revised taxonomic outline of the Firmicutes based upon the SILVA project, including a description of over 1346 species and 235 genera in the Firmicute phylum. more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 339.00
Since publication of the first edition of Bergey?s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, it has become recognized throughout the world as the principal monographic work in the field of prokaryotic biology. Like a dictionary to a writer, the Manual is usually the first reference that a microbiologist consults when questions arise regarding the characteristics... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 89.99
This book is both a celebration of the life and career of the eminent literary scholar, critic, and journalist John Sutherland and an extension of Sutherland?s work in various fields, including nineteenth- and twentieth-century Anglo-American literature, the publishing industry, and its impact upon creativity and literary puzzles. more...