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  • Cognitive Grammarby Ronald W. Langacker

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99

    This lucid and authoritative introduction to Cognitive Grammar presents the theory and its rationale in careful, systematic detail. Its application to central domains of language structure makes a compelling case that grammar is inherently meaningul. The book holds great interest for linguists, linguistics students, and professionals in related disciplines. more...

  • Yakuglas' Legacyby Ronald W. Hawker

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Through a balanced reading of the historical period and James’ artistic production, Ronald W. Hawker argues that James’ shift to contemporary art forms allowed the artist to make a critical statement about the vitality of Kwakwaka'wakw culture more...

  • Medical Catastropheby MD Ronald W. Dworkin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.00

    Medical catastrophes, although rare, do happen. Ronald W. Dworkin suggests the cause often lies in the politics of medicine and the conflicting demands of colleagues, patients, bosses, and institutions. Using his own story and professional anecdotes, he builds the case for avoiding catastrophes through a casting off of the politics of today's medical... more...

  • The Hope for American School Reformby Ronald W. Evans

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2010; US$ 26.20

    The Hope of American School Reform tells the story of the origins of the reform in science and math education. The book is drawn, in part, on new research from previously untapped archival sources. The aim of this work is to contribute to our understanding of a major effort to reform school curricula. more...

  • The Tragedy of American School Reformby Ronald W. Evans

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 86.61

    Two persistent dilemmas haunt school reform: curriculum politics and classroom constancy. Both undermined the 1960s' new social studies, a dynamic reform movement centered on inquiry, issues, and social activism. Dramatic academic freedom controversies ended reform and led to a conservative restoration. On one side were teachers and curriculum developers;... more...

  • A History of American State and Local Economic Developmentby Ronald W. Coan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    A History of American State and Local Economic Development relates the history of American local and state economic development from 1790 to 2000. This multi-variable, multi-disciplinary history employs a bottom-up policy-making systems approach while exploring the three eras of economic development. more...

  • Doctors in Denialby Ronald W. Jones

    Otago University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    When Dr Ron Jones joined the staff of National Women's Hospital in Auckland in 1973 as a junior obstetrician and gynecologist, Professor Herbert Green's study into the natural history of carcinoma in-situ of the cervix (CIS) – later called ‘the unfortunate experiment' – had been in progress for seven years. By the mid-1960s there... more...

  • Handbook of Chemical Looping Technologyby Ronald W. Breault

    Wiley 2018; US$ 175.50

    This comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on this highly topical field, covering everything from new process concepts to commercial applications. Describing novel developments as well as established methods, the authors start with the evaluation of different oxygen carriers and subsequently illuminate various technological concepts for the energy... more...

  • The JR Programming Languageby Ronald A. Olsson; Aaron W. Keen

    Springer US 2006; US$ 92.39

    JR is a language for concurrent programming. It is an imperative language that provides explicit mechanisms for concurrency, communication, and s- chronization. JR is an extension of the Java programming language with - ditional concurrency mechanisms based on those in the SR (Synchronizing Resources) programming language. It is suitable for writing... more...

  • An Introduction to Parallel and Vector Scientific Computationby Ronald W. Shonkwiler; Lew Lefton

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    In this introductory text, the fundamental algorithms of numerical linear algebra are developed in a parallel context. more...