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  • Qualitative Research and Social Changeby Pat Cox; Thomas Geisen; Roger Green

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Exploring the relationships between qualitative research and social change, this book asks how social change is informed and influenced by research. Examples discussed are from research practice and experiences in the fields of sociology, social work, professional practice, education, criminal justice and anthropology. more...

  • Science, Technology, and Innovationby Alfred Watkins

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    This book summarizes, and highlights main messages from, a February 2007 Global Forum convened by the World Bank to discuss strategies, programs, and policies for building science, technology and innovation (STI) capacity to promote sustainable growth and poverty reduction in developing countries. more...

  • Fine Chemicals through Heterogeneous Catalysisby R. A. Sheldon; Herman van Bekkum

    Wiley 2008; US$ 270.00 US$ 234.00

    Nowadays, the chemical industry is under increased pressure to develop cleaner production processes and technologies. Much effort is devoted to the development of heterogeneous catalysts and their application in industrial-scale organic synthesis. This handbook concentrates on current attempts, focusing on fine chemical production. With contributions... more...

  • Microscopic Techniques in Biotechnologyby Michael Hoppert

    Wiley 2006; US$ 219.95 US$ 190.62

    Focusing on all current applications, this book presents the various methods as well as their suitability and limitations for a specific question. One particular highlight is the presentation of all basic information on the structure of the relevant objects, thus allowing readers to choose the most suitable applications for any specific problem. They... more...

  • So You Want to be a Scientist?by Philip A. Schwartzkroin

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.05

    Drawing on thirty years of experience, Philip Schwartzkroin offers the budding scientist an invaluable glimpse into the day-to-day life of the researcher. Based on the author's long career in the laboratory and his rich experience mentoring trainees, So You Want to be a Scientist provides information and insights that will help the young scientist... more...

  • Electronic Collaboration in Scienceby Stephen H. Koslow; Michael F. Huerta

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 54.95

    The increasingly sophisticated and powerful information technology we are creating plays an ever more prominent role in facilitating interaction and cooperation in everyday life. The time has come to harness it in the service of scientific research. This pathbreaking book describes the technical and social challenges and opportunities of electronic... more...

  • Introduction to XAFSby Grant Bunker

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    A comprehensive, practical guide, this textbook is ideally suited for graduate students in physics and chemistry starting XAFS-based research. more...

  • On Fact and Fraudby David Goodstein

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 30.95 US$ 24.76

    Fraud in science is not as easy to identify as one might think. When accusations of scientific misconduct occur, truth can often be elusive, and the cause of a scientist's ethical misstep isn't always clear. On Fact and Fraud looks at actual cases in which fraud was committed or alleged, explaining what constitutes scientific misconduct and what... more...

  • Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Natureby Francis Bacon 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Mesotextby Peter Boot

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 57.00

    This book discusses a number of approaches to annotation systems in the context of the study of emblems, the sixteenth and seventeenth century literary genre that joins an image, a motto and an often moralizing epigram. more...