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  • Encyclopedia of Social Problemsby Vincent N. Parrillo

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 360.00

    From terrorism to social inequality and from health care to environmental issues, social problems affect us all. The Encyclopedia will offer an interdisciplinary perspective into these and many other social problems that are a continuing concern in our lives, whether we confront them on a personal, local, regional, national, or global level. more...

  • Diversity in Americaby Vincent N. Parrillo

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 58.00

    The Third Edition of Diversity in America offers both a sociohistorical perspective and a sociological analysis to provide insights into U.S. diversity. The author squarely addresses the topics which generate more passionate, invective, and raucous debate than all others in American society today: Is multiculturalism a threat to us? Should immigration... more...

  • Diversity in Americaby Vincent N. Parrillo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 37.95

    The updated and expanded fourth edition of Diversity in America addresses key controversial topics generating debate in US society today. The book answers these and many other questions by using history and sociology to shed light on socially constructed myths. Vincent N. Parrillo takes the reader through different American eras, beginning with the... more...

  • Early and Late Latinby J. N. Adams; Nigel Vincent

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00

    This book focuses on the continuity between the documented stages in the history of Latin and its development into Romance. more...

  • Maximum Penalized Likelihood Estimationby Paul P. Eggermont; Vincent N. LaRiccia

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 165.36

    Ideal for researchers and practitioners in statistics and industrial mathematics, this book covers the theory and practice of nonparametric estimation. It is novel in its use of maximum penalized likelihood estimation and convex minimization problem theory. more...

  • Management of Privatised Social Housingby Vincent Gruis; Sasha Tsenkova; N. Nieboer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 153.00

    The sale of public and social housing has been a major aspect of housing policies in recent decades. Privatisation and a general retreat by governments from the housing arena have pushed up sales; this has been particularly evident within Eastern European countries and China but is also taking place in many Western European countries and Australia.... more...

  • Linguistic Areasby Y. Matras; April McMahon; N. Vincent

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 132.75

    The contributors to this collection address issues of definition and theory of linguistic areas, analyze the process of convergence, and introduce methods to assess the impact of language contact across geographical zones. New case studies are accompanied by discussions that revisit some of the more well-established linguistic areas. more...

  • Channel-Adaptive Technologies and Cross-Layer Designs for Wireless Systems with Multiple Antennasby Vincent K.N. Lau; Yu-Kwong Ricky Kwok

    Wiley 2006; US$ 144.00

    This innovative book sets forth two promising wireless approaches that support high-quality, high-speed data and multimedia service-multiple antenna technologies and cross layer transmitter adaptation designs-while highlighting the relationships and interactions between them. The latest advanced technologies of channel adaptation techniques for wireless... more...

  • Wireless Internet and Mobile Computingby Yu-Kwong Ricky Kwok; Vincent K.N. Lau

    Wiley 2007; US$ 100.80

    This book describes the technologies involved in all aspects of a large networking system and how the various devices can interact and communicate with each other. Using a bottom up approach the authors demonstrate how it is feasible, for instance, for a cellular device user to communicate, via the all-purpose TCP/IP protocols, with a wireless... more...

  • Manufacturing Excellenceby Kenneth N. McKay; Vincent C.S. Wiers

    Momentum Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Hello, I'm Jake, a retired production planner. I've been talking to my coffee mate Ben about the factory where I have spent the better part of my life. Believe me, I have seen things go well and even more go very wrong. I'm outside the gate now, but the grapevine is keeping me up to date. Which is why I know that the factory is heading into oblivion,... more...