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- NRC Research Press 1998; US$ 39.95
With Canada's extensive system of rivers and lakes, it hardly comes as a surprise that the order Trichoptera is well represented in this country. The present edition is a revised and updated from an edition published in 1980 in French. Much progress in our knowledge has been made since then. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 140.00 US$ 121.33
Allan Schmid’s innovative text, Conflict and Cooperation: Institutional and Behavioral Economics ,investigates "the rules of the game," how institutions--both formal and informal--affect these rules, and how these rules are changed to serve competing interests. This text addresses both formal and informal institutions and the impact of alternative... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 78.99 US$ 68.46
This book is about redefining the value to health of creativity. Creativity derives from biological changes during human evolution as a tool that is needed for survival. The successful use of creativity generates feelings of pleasure and self-esteem that are beneficial to health. In particular, it can help depression. Current values do not give adequate... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This book is the first in the new series, "Nineteenth-Century Major Lives and Letters." Schmid shows how reception processes work across linguistic, national, and cultural boundaries, taking the English Romantic poet Shelley's German reception as a case study. In a wider sense, this book also highlights Anglo-German literary and cultural relations... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Offers an analysis of employment performance for selected European member states and the United States. This book suggests that successful employment systems arise from a paradigm of flexibility and security ('flexicurity'). It offers examples for managing transitions over the life course. It is intended for academics interested in labour market. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 22.50
Jeffrey Dahmer. Ted Bundy. John Wayne Gacy. Over the past thirty years, serial killers have become iconic figures in America, the subject of made-for-TV movies and mass-market paperbacks alike. But why do we find such luridly transgressive and horrific individuals so fascinating? What compels us to look more closely at these figures when we really... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.43
This collected volume contains German translations with commentaries and annotations of 12 theoretical texts from the Russian pre-history of narratology. The texts, all of pre-formalistic, formalistic, or structuralist provenance or from sources close to formalism, are devoted to two key topics in Russian proto-narratology, the ?sujet? and... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 258.00
The Nag Hammadi Gospel of Philip contains a developed justification of the physical rituals of baptism, anointing, and the Eucharist, despite its anti-materialist Gnostic origins. This study uses the fragmentary text to reconstruct this theory, arguably the first of its kind. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 245.00 US$ 212.33
An introduction to the science of nanoparticles, from fundamental principles to their use in novel applications. As a basis for understanding nanoparticle behavior, the book first outlines the principles of quantum size behavior, nanoparticles architecture, formation of semiconductor and metal nanoparticles. It then goes on to describe the chemical... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the rapidly developing field of cluster science. In an interdisciplinary approach, basic concepts as well as recent developments in research and practical applications are authoritatively discussed by leading authors. Topics covered include 'naked' metal clusters, clusters stabilized by ligands, clusters... more...