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  • Regional Health Economies and ICT Servicesby K. Bernstein; D.G. Katehakis; D. Piggott

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 108.00

    Aim to make the European market for telematic healthcare services more cohesive and less fragmented, by developing a model for the preparation of the regional healthcare providers to implement the next generation of secure, user-friendly healthcare networks. It paves the way towards the development of regional healthcare networks. more...

  • Essays in Bioinformaticsby S. Jelaska; D.S. Moss; S. Pongor

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 126.00

    Consists of chapters summarizing the fundamental concepts of bioinformatics, based on the topics presented at a course held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in 2003. The second part of this book contains application papers submitted by the students after the course. more...

  • Advances in Biophotonicsby S. Tanev; V.V. Tuchin; B.C. Wilson

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 126.00

    Biophotonics is the convergence of photonics and life sciences. The life sciences have an increasing need for new technologies to which photonics can make significant contributions. This volume presents the developments from a perspective of photonic technologies, and life-sciences applications. more...

  • Defence Transformation in Europeby T. Edmunds; M. Malešic

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 96.00

    Consisting of eight parts, this book includes the changing nature of the defence of national territory role; expeditionary warfare; peacekeeping and humanitarian intervention; defence diplomacy; domestic military assistance; and internal security. The authors come from a range of different groups involved in defence transformation processes. more...

  • IIAS/IISA Administration & Service 1930-2005-by M. Duggett; F. Rugge

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 72.00

    Consisting of six essays, this book gives an account of the history of the Institute. It describes the evolution of the governance, the membership, and the activities of the IIAS and reconstructs the international dimension of the Institute's life from its earlier stage to WWII. It focuses on the special relationship between the IIAS and Brussels. more...

  • Eating Disorders and Obesity: How Drugs Can Helpby T. Silverstone

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 112.00

    It is customary to distinguish between ‘eating disorders’, and disorders of body weight, such as obesity. Eating disorders are categorized as mental illnesses, while obesity is seen primarily as a physical condition. However, such a separation is both arbitrary and unjustified. Obesity arises from behaviors which are physiologically inappropriate (such... more...

  • Towards Social Stability and Democratic Governance in Central Eurasiaby I. Morozova

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 116.00

    Provides the contributors' views on the socio-political challenges confronting the nine Central Eurasian states. This book presents scientific discussions on the historical development of Central Eurasia and its sociocultural legacies; Soviet and contemporary state organisation, social transformation and communal structures; and more. more...

  • Developing Strategies to Deal with Trauma in Childrenby J. Donnelly; A. Kovacova; J. Osofsky

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    No longer are threats to security and their impact on individuals a matter for the authorities alone – a holistic view is now essential. From grass roots to policy level, all of us must be involved, take responsibility, make informed decisions and undertake appropriate actions. This is particularly important if we are to succeed in redressing the potential... more...

  • The World We Could Winby G. Fraser-Moleketi

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 119.00

    Global Governance represents a new way of thinking about the world we live in. This new vision of Global Governance is the result of two converging forces. One is historical, the other conceptual. One is the fact that the world is growing closer empirically, linked by the thousands of wires and streams of information and satellites and phones and screens... more...

  • New Technologies in Public Administrationby G. Petroni; F. Cloete

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 104.00

    Research on the relationship between technology dynamics and Public Administration (PA) began some years ago and was inspired by the realization that technological development has produced a far-reaching interaction with PA. There are some branches of PA that heavily rely on technology for their activities; such as the defense sector, the space agencies,... more...