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Aleksandar Vakanski Robot Learning by Visual Observation Aleksandar Vakanski Robot Learning by Visual Observation Новинка

Aleksandar Vakanski Robot Learning by Visual Observation

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This book presents programming by demonstration for robot learning from observations with a focus on the trajectory level of task abstraction Discusses methods for optimization of task reproduction, such as reformulation of task planning as a constrained optimization problem Focuses on regression approaches, such as Gaussian mixture regression, spline regression, and locally weighted regression Concentrates on the use of vision sensors for capturing motions and actions during task demonstration by a human task expert
Marion Werner Global Displacements. The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean Marion Werner Global Displacements. The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean Новинка

Marion Werner Global Displacements. The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean

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Challenging the main ways we debate globalization, Global Displacements reveals how uneven geographies of capitalist development shape—and are shaped by—the aspirations and everyday struggles of people in the global South. Makes an original contribution to the study of globalization by bringing together critical development and feminist theoretical approaches Opens up new avenues for the analysis of global production as a long-term development strategy Contributes novel theoretical insights drawn from the everyday experiences of disinvestment and precarious work on people’s lives and their communities Represents the first analysis of increasing uneven development among countries in the Caribbean Calls for more rigorous studies of long accepted notions of the geographies of inequality and poverty in the global South
Anilla Cherian Energy and Global Climate Change. Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide Anilla Cherian Energy and Global Climate Change. Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide Новинка

Anilla Cherian Energy and Global Climate Change. Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide

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Energy and Global Climate Change: Bridging the Sustainable Development Divide focuses attention on two urgent global development challenges faced by the UN and its member states: access to sustainable energy for all, and global climate change. This book presents compelling evidence about an often neglected aspect of the energy-climate change-development nexus faced by millions of poor: problems caused by the use of inefficient and polluting energy sources, and the lack of access to sustainable energy services. Based on a detailed examination of major UN global climate change and sustainable development negotiated outcomes over the course of several decades, this book argues in a powerful and insightful manner that intergovernmental negotiated outcomes aimed at solving the climate change and energy access challenges have been restricted by being placed in different negotiating silos. This “siloization” or compartmentalization has resulted in separate tracks of negotiated outcomes on two inextricably linked global development challenges; and, has thereby hindered prospects for integrated action. This book points out that the existence of these two silos is especially hard to ignore in light of the urgent UN-led quest for an integrated and universal post-2015 development agenda anticipated to be anchored by new sustainable development goals on energy access and climate change. By addressing the heavy reliance on inefficient and polluting energy services which result in indoor air pollution and short lived climate pollutants that tragically impact millions of poor people, this book highlights the unique importance of integrated action on the energy-poverty-climate change nexus in the UN’s post-2015 development era.
Fivush Robyn The Wiley Handbook on the Development of Children's Memory Fivush Robyn The Wiley Handbook on the Development of Children's Memory Новинка

Fivush Robyn The Wiley Handbook on the Development of Children's Memory

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This all-embracing Handbook on the Development of Children’s Memory represents the first place in which critical topics in memory development are covered from multiple perspectives, from infancy through adolescence. Forty-four chapters are written by experienced researchers who have influenced the field. Edited by two of the world’s leading experts on the development of memory Discusses the importance of a developmental perspective on the study of memory The first ever handbook to bring together the world’s leading academics in one reference guide Each section has an introduction written by one of the Editors, who have also written an overall introduction that places the work in historical and contemporary contexts in cognitive and developmental psychology 2 Volumes
Morgan W. McCall, Jr. Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent. How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development Morgan W. McCall, Jr. Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent. How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development Новинка

Morgan W. McCall, Jr. Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent. How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development

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How organizations can effectively put experience at the center of the development process Research increasingly and conclusively shows that effective leaders continue to learn, grow, and change throughout their careers and that a significant part of this development occurs through on-the-job experiences. Co-Published by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and sponsored by the Center for Creative Leadership, Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent provides real-world strategies, best practices, lessons learned, and global perspectives on how organizations effectively use experience to develop talent. Provides an in-depth look at a variety of leader development initiatives that have taken up the challenge of putting experience at the center of the development process Written by senior practitioners who have implemented initiatives they write about Shares new development planning tools, systematic approaches to managing the assignments of high potentials, tools to educate managers on how to find assignments that meet their employee's development needs Includes online resources that allow employees to search for development opportunities Describing challenges and practices in multinational companies around the world, Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent will serve as a focused guide to how organizations can use on-the-job development to reshape leader development practices that better integrate work and learning.
Albert C. J. Luo Toward Analytical Chaos in Nonlinear Systems Albert C. J. Luo Toward Analytical Chaos in Nonlinear Systems Новинка

Albert C. J. Luo Toward Analytical Chaos in Nonlinear Systems

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Exact analytical solutions to periodic motions in nonlinear dynamical systems are almost not possible. Since the 18th century, one has extensively used techniques such as perturbation methods to obtain approximate analytical solutions of periodic motions in nonlinear systems. However, the perturbation methods cannot provide the enough accuracy of analytical solutions of periodic motions in nonlinear dynamical systems. So the bifurcation trees of periodic motions to chaos cannot be achieved analytically. The author has developed an analytical technique that is more effective to achieve periodic motions and corresponding bifurcation trees to chaos analytically. Toward Analytical Chaos in Nonlinear Systems systematically presents a new approach to analytically determine periodic flows to chaos or quasi-periodic flows in nonlinear dynamical systems with/without time-delay. It covers the mathematical theory and includes two examples of nonlinear systems with/without time-delay in engineering and physics. From the analytical solutions, the routes from periodic motions to chaos are developed analytically rather than the incomplete numerical routes to chaos. The analytical techniques presented will provide a better understanding of regularity and complexity of periodic motions and chaos in nonlinear dynamical systems. Key features: Presents the mathematical theory of analytical solutions of periodic flows to chaos or quasieriodic flows in nonlinear dynamical systems Covers nonlinear dynamical systems and nonlinear vibration systems Presents accurate, analytical solutions of stable and unstable periodic flows for popular nonlinear systems Includes two complete sample systems Discusses time-delayed, nonlinear systems and time-delayed, nonlinear vibrational systems Includes real world examples Toward Analytical Chaos in Nonlinear Systems is a comprehensive reference for researchers and practitioners across engineering, mathematics and physics disciplines, and is also a useful source of information for graduate and senior undergraduate students in these areas.
Javed Saalik Designing of Submersible Robot Javed Saalik Designing of Submersible Robot Новинка

Javed Saalik Designing of Submersible Robot

Submersible robots are presently being employed for scientific research, sea exploration, military and commercial underwater applications. These robotics can be employed in lakes and ponds for weather research and also for monitoring water for agriculture purposes. This notion is apprehensive with the design and development of a submersible robot explicitly envisioned for development and progress in wet robotics especially in Pakistan. The notion entails of two phases; the first involves the design and construction of the robot which should be hydro dynamically stable while the second phase is concerned with the modeling of the submersible robot. The design and improvement of the submersible robot involved of employing mechanical and electrical system. The development of these schemes has resulted in a low-speed, moderate weight, simple structure underwater robot that shows well symmetry, stability and modularity. This theory will sure help in understanding the underwater robotics for beginners.
Robert Gibbs J. Principles of Urban Retail Planning and Development Robert Gibbs J. Principles of Urban Retail Planning and Development Новинка

Robert Gibbs J. Principles of Urban Retail Planning and Development

…Extraordinary: Gibbs has popped the hood and taken apart the engine of commercial design and development, showing us each individual part and explaining fit, form and function. —Yaromir Steiner, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Steiner + Associates «…the most comprehensive and expansive book ever written on the subject of Retail Real Estate Development. Gibbs is by far the most prominent advocate for reforming retail planning and development in order to return American cities to economic and physical prominence.» –Stefanos Polyzoides, Moule & Polyzoides Architects & Urbanists The retail environment has evolved rapidly in the past few decades, with the retailing industry and its placement and design of «brick-and-mortar» locations changing with evolving demographics, shopping behavior, transportation options and a desire in recent years for more unique shopping environments. Written by a leading expert, this is a guide to planning for retail development for urban planners, urban designers and architects. It includes an overview of history of retail design, a look at retail and merchandising trends, and principles for current retail developments. Principles of Urban Retail Planning and Development will: Provide insight and techniques necessary for historic downtowns and new urban communities to compete with modern suburban shopping centers. Promote sustainable community building and development by making it more profitable for the shopping center industry to invest in historic cities or to develop walkable urban communities. Includes case studies of recent good examples of retail development
Ola Soderstrom Cities in Relations. Trajectories of Urban Development in Hanoi and Ouagadougou Ola Soderstrom Cities in Relations. Trajectories of Urban Development in Hanoi and Ouagadougou Новинка

Ola Soderstrom Cities in Relations. Trajectories of Urban Development in Hanoi and Ouagadougou

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Cities in Relations advances a novel way of thinking about urban transformation by focusing on transnational relations in the least developed countries. Examines the last 20 years of urban development in Hanoi, Vietnam, and in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Considers the ways in which a city’s relationships with other places influences its urban development Provides fresh ideas for comparative urban studies that move beyond discussions of economic and policy factors Offers a clear and concise narrative accompanied by more than 45 photos and maps
William Rothwell J. Practicing Organization Development. Leading Transformation and Change William Rothwell J. Practicing Organization Development. Leading Transformation and Change Новинка

William Rothwell J. Practicing Organization Development. Leading Transformation and Change

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Get on the cutting edge of organization development Practicing Organization Development: Leading Transformation and Change, Fourth Edition is your newly revised guide to successful organization development. This edition has been updated to explore the cutting edge of change management, leadership development, organizational transformation, and society benefit. These concepts are explored through emerging and increasingly accepted strengths-based approaches such as: appreciative inquiry, emotionally and socially intelligent leadership, positive organization development, and sustainable enterprises. This edition offers both theoretical concepts and guides to practical applications, providing you with the knowledge, techniques, and tools to put organizational development to effective use in the workplace. Organization development is an evolving field focused on understanding and positively impacting the human system processes of groups, teams, organizations, and individual leaders. Thorough organization development results in increased effectiveness, improved health, and overall success. This book shows how to attain positive change by: identifying contemporary themes in organization development, executing organization development approaches, as well as elevating and extending research agenda. This book also illustrates how to influence organizational stakeholders, and how to use this influence to enact key organization development practices. This new edition is enhanced by: Updated chapter-by-chapter lesson plans, sample syllabi, and workshop agendas Revised sample exercises, a test bank, and additional case studies Expanded online appendices that cover regional organization development concepts from around the globe, as well as overviews of additional special issues Organization development is quickly becoming an important aspect of MBA curricula. Practicing Organization Development: Leading Transformation and Change, Fourth Edition gives graduate and doctorate program participants a comprehensive overview of organization development, the resources to learn the field, and the tools to apply their knowledge.
Christine Seymour Comprehensive Quality by Design for Pharmaceutical Product Development and Manufacture Christine Seymour Comprehensive Quality by Design for Pharmaceutical Product Development and Manufacture Новинка

Christine Seymour Comprehensive Quality by Design for Pharmaceutical Product Development and Manufacture

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Covers a widespread view of Quality by Design (QbD) encompassing the many stages involved in the development of a new drug product. The book provides a broad view of Quality by Design (QbD) and shows how QbD concepts and analysis facilitate the development and manufacture of high quality products. QbD is seen as a framework for building process understanding, for implementing robust and effective manufacturing processes and provides the underpinnings for a science-based regulation of the pharmaceutical industry. Edited by the three renowned researchers in the field, Comprehensive Quality by Design for Pharmaceutical Product Development and Manufacture guides pharmaceutical engineers and scientists involved in product and process development, as well as teachers, on how to utilize QbD practices and applications effectively while complying with government regulations. The material is divided into three main sections: the first six chapters address the role of key technologies, including process modeling, process analytical technology, automated process control and statistical methodology in supporting QbD and establishing the associated design space. The second section consisting of seven chapters present a range of thoroughly developed case studies in which the tools and methodologies discussed in the first section are used to support specific drug substance and drug-product QbD related developments. The last section discussed the needs for integrated tools and reviews the status of information technology tools available for systematic data and knowledge management to support QbD and related activities. Highlights Demonstrates Quality by Design (QbD) concepts through concrete detailed industrial case studies involving of the use of best practices and assessment of regulatory implications Chapters are devoted to applications of QbD methodology in three main processing sectors—drug substance process development, oral drug product manufacture, parenteral product processing, and solid-liquid processing Reviews the spectrum of process model types and their relevance, the range of state-of-the-art real-time monitoring tools and chemometrics, and alternative automatic process control strategies and methods for both batch and continuous processes The role of the design space is demonstrated through specific examples and the importance of understanding the risk management aspects of design space definition is highlighted Comprehensive Quality by Design for Pharmaceutical Product Development and Manufacture is an ideal book for practitioners, researchers, and graduate students involved in the development, research, or studying of a new drug and its associated manufacturing process.
Findlay John W. Ligand-Binding Assays. Development, Validation, and Implementation in the Drug Development Arena Findlay John W. Ligand-Binding Assays. Development, Validation, and Implementation in the Drug Development Arena Новинка

Findlay John W. Ligand-Binding Assays. Development, Validation, and Implementation in the Drug Development Arena

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A consolidated and comprehensive reference on ligand-binding assays Ligand-binding assays (LBAs) stand as the cornerstone of support for definition of the pharmaco-kinetics and toxicokinetics of macromolecules, an area of burgeoning interest in the pharmaceutical industry. Yet, outside of the Crystal City Conference proceedings, little guidance has been available for LBA validation, particularly for assays used to support macromolecule drug development. Ligand-Binding Assays: Development, Validation, and Implementation in the Drug Development Arena answers that growing need, serving as a reference text discussing critical aspects of the development, validation, and implementation of ligand-binding assays in the drug development field. Ligand-Binding Assays covers essential topics related to ligand-binding assays, from pharmacokinetic studies, the development of LBAs, assay validation, statistical LBA aspects, and regulatory aspects, to software for LBAs and robotics and other emerging methodologies for LBAs. Highlights include: A general discussion of challenges and proven approaches in the development of ligand-binding assays More detailed examination of characteristics of these assays when applied to support of pharmacokinetic and toxicokinetic studies of compounds at different stages in the discovery or development timeline A concise, but detailed, discussion of validation of ligand-binding assays for macromolecules A practical approach to «fit-for-purpose» validation of assays for biomarkers, those molecules receiving increased attention as potentially demonstrating that the target chosen in discovery is being modulated by the candidate therapeutic, both in nonclinical and clinical studies Written by a team of world-recognized authorities in the field, Ligand-Binding Assays provides key information to a broad range of practitioners, both in the pharmaceutical and allied industries and in related contract research organizations and academic laboratories and, perhaps, even in the field of diagnostics and clinical chemistry.
Michael E. Lamb The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Social and Emotional Development Michael E. Lamb The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Social and Emotional Development Новинка

Michael E. Lamb The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Social and Emotional Development

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In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 2: Social and Emotional Development presents the study of human development conducted by the best scholars in the 21st century. Social workers, counselors and public health workers will receive coverage of the social and emotional aspects of human change across the lifespan.
Reingand Nadya Optical Imaging and Metrology. Advanced Technologies Reingand Nadya Optical Imaging and Metrology. Advanced Technologies Новинка

Reingand Nadya Optical Imaging and Metrology. Advanced Technologies

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A comprehensive review of the state of the art and advances in the field, while also outlining the future potential and development trends of optical imaging and optical metrology, an area of fast growth with numerous applications in nanotechnology and nanophysics. Written by the world's leading experts in the field, it fills the gap in the current literature by bridging the fields of optical imaging and metrology, and is the only up-to-date resource in terms of fundamental knowledge, basic concepts, methodologies, applications, and development trends.
Flanagan Constance A. Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edge. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 134 Flanagan Constance A. Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edge. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 134 Новинка

Flanagan Constance A. Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edge. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 134

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Take a cutting edge look at the civic engagement of young people. Increasingly recognized as an important feature of democratic functioning in communities, it has also become clear that the civic domain is indispensable as a context for understanding human development processes. This volume proposes the following central theses in relation to youth civic development: It is rooted in the realities of young people’s everyday lives. It is collectively constructed. It raises questions about the principles, values, and relationships that bind people together in societies. It raises questions about power and justice. Youth civic development pushes the field to focus on the social issues with which younger generations are grappling and the identities they are constructing—issues that also are shaped by structural inequalities and by the collective actions of youth. The volume builds on themes of agency and assets from the field of positive youth development and points to ways that the critical analysis and engagement of young people in their society can contribute to social change. This is the 134th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
John Ishiyama T. Comparative Politics. Principles of Democracy and Democratization John Ishiyama T. Comparative Politics. Principles of Democracy and Democratization Новинка

John Ishiyama T. Comparative Politics. Principles of Democracy and Democratization

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By revealing the contextual conditions which promote or hinder democratic development, Comparative Politics shows how democracy may not be the best institutional arrangement given a country's unique set of historical, economic, social, cultural and international circumstances. Addresses the contextual conditions which promote or hinder democratic development Reveals that democracy may not be the best institutional arrangement given a country's unique set of historical, economic, social, cultural and international circumstances Applies theories and principles relating to the promotion of the development of democracy to the contemporary case studies
Lester Barry M. Nurturing Children and Families. Building on the Legacy of T. Berry Brazelton Lester Barry M. Nurturing Children and Families. Building on the Legacy of T. Berry Brazelton Новинка

Lester Barry M. Nurturing Children and Families. Building on the Legacy of T. Berry Brazelton

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This volume celebrates the work and influence of T. Berry Brazelton, one of the world's foremost pediatricians, by bringing together contributions from researchers and clinicians whose own pioneering work has been inspired by Brazelton's foundations in the field of child development. Includes contributions from experts influenced by the work of Brazelton from a wide range of fields, including pediatrics, psychology, nursing, early childhood education, occupational therapy, and public policy Provides an overview of the field of child development, from the explosion of infant research in the 1960s to contemporary studies Outlines the achievements and influence of T. Berry Brazelton, one of the world's foremost pediatricians, and his lasting influence in continuing research, practice, and public policy
Anna Kennedy Business Development For Dummies Anna Kennedy Business Development For Dummies Новинка

Anna Kennedy Business Development For Dummies

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Growing a small business requires more than just sales Business Development For Dummies helps maximise the growth of small- or medium-sized businesses, with a step-by-step model for business development designed specifically for B2B or B2C service firms. By mapping business development to customer life cycle, this book helps owners and managers ensure a focus on growth through effective customer nurturing and management. It's not just sales! In-depth coverage also includes strategy, marketing, client management, and partnerships/alliances, helping you develop robust business practices that can be used every day. You'll learn how to structure, organise, and execute an effective development plan, with step-by-step expert guidance. Realising that you can't just «hire a sales guy» and expect immediate results is one of the toughest lessons small business CEOs have to learn. Developing a business is about more than just gaining customers – it's about integrating every facet of your business in an overarching strategy that continually works toward growth. Business Development For Dummies provides a model, and teaches you what you need to know to make it work for your business. Learn the core concepts of business development, and how it differs from sales Build a practical, step-by-step business development strategy Incorporate marketing, sales, and customer management in general planning Develop and implement a growth-enhancing partnership strategy Recognising that business development is much more than just sales is the first important step to sustained growth. Development should be daily – not just when business starts to tail off, or you fall into a cycle of growth and regression. Plan for growth, and make it stick – Business Development For Dummies shows you how.
Emanuel Grunn Modeling of Complex Systems. Application to Aeronautical Dynamics Emanuel Grunn Modeling of Complex Systems. Application to Aeronautical Dynamics Новинка

Emanuel Grunn Modeling of Complex Systems. Application to Aeronautical Dynamics

In the field of aeronautical dynamics, this book offers readers a design tool which enables them to solve the different problems that can occur during the planning stage of a private project. The authors present a system for the modeling, design and calculation of the flying qualities of airplanes and drones, with a complete mathematical model by Matlab/Simulink. As such, this book may be useful for design engineers as well as for keen airplane amateurs. The authors expound the various phases involved in the design process of an airplane, starting with the formulation of a design tool, under the form of a 0D mathematical model (dimensionless, time dependent), before moving on to explore the behavior of the airplane under certain circumstances and offering insights into the optimization of airplane flying qualities. As validation of this model, they present a numerical result, drawn from data collected on an existing plane – the Concorde. The dimensional process is then explored and applied to a realistic drone project. Recommendations on the development of the principal characteristics of the plane (i.e. mass distribution, air load, wing span) are given. Contents 1. 0D Analytical Modeling of theAirplane Motions. 2. Design and Optimizationof an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). 3. Organization of the Auto-Pilot. This book provides a description of the modeling, design, and calculation of the aeronautical qualities of airplanes and drones. Divided into several parts, this book first summarizes all the necessary theoretical developments about the equations of motions and trajectory calculations of the machine. It then goes on to describe practical building processes and considers piloting methods. The last part makes a comparison between theoretical calculations and measured recorded data of the real flying machine. Accompanied by a complete mathematical model in MATLAB/SIMULINK
Gary Grant Ecosystem Services Come To Town. Greening Cities by Working with Nature Gary Grant Ecosystem Services Come To Town. Greening Cities by Working with Nature Новинка

Gary Grant Ecosystem Services Come To Town. Greening Cities by Working with Nature

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The need to find new approaches to the development of cities is becoming increasingly urgent in this age of continuing population growth, demographic transition, climate change, fossil fuel peak and biodiversity losses. Restoring ecosystem services and promoting biodiversity is essential to sustainable development – even in the built environment. Ecosystem Services come to Town: greening cities by working with nature demonstrates how to make urban environments greener. It starts by explaining how, by mimicking nature and deliberately creating habitats to provide ecosystem services, cities can become more efficient and more pleasant to live in. The history of cities and city planning is covered with the impacts of industrial urban development described, as well as the contemporary concerns of biodiversity loss, peak oil and climate change. The later sections offer solutions to the challenges of sustainable urban development by describing and explaining a whole range of approaches and interventions, beginning at the regional scale with strategic green infrastructure, looking at districts and precincts, with trees, parks and rain gardens and ending with single buildings, including with green roofs and living walls. Technical enough to be valuable to practitioners but still readable and inspirational, this guide demonstrates to town planners, urban designers, architects, engineers, landscape architects how to make cities more liveable.
S. P. Peca Real Estate Development and Investment. A Comprehensive Approach S. P. Peca Real Estate Development and Investment. A Comprehensive Approach Новинка

S. P. Peca Real Estate Development and Investment. A Comprehensive Approach

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Real Estate Development and Investment A Comprehensive Approach Written by real estate industry veteran Stephen Peca, this timely guide skillfully outlines the various phases of the real estate development process and addresses some of the most important issues associated with this discipline. Using numerous illustrations and anecdotes, this book takes you through the development process, from historical considerations and idea formulation to financial feasibility and asset disposition, while covering the entire cycle of real estate development for various property types. Topics touched upon throughout these pages include: The key factors affecting demand for different land uses and development The interaction of market research, financing, planning, contract negotiation, marketing, leasing, and property management The need for universal, current, and broad knowledge The importance of ethics in the development process The role of different professionals and companies involved in the development process Environmental considerations in real estate development And much more Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this reliable resource will help you gain a firm understanding of the functional skills necessary to be successful in this field and familiarize you with several often-overlooked-but essential aspects of commercial real estate development.
Peter Blythe Attention, Balance and Coordination. The A.B.C. of Learning Success Peter Blythe Attention, Balance and Coordination. The A.B.C. of Learning Success Новинка

Peter Blythe Attention, Balance and Coordination. The A.B.C. of Learning Success

An updated edition of the definitive handbook on the physical basis for learning for professionals involved in education and child development, written by the respected author of acclaimed titles in the field. A comprehensive overview of the relationship between neuromotor maturity and physical development on learning outcomes and behaviour in childhood and later life Explores why early reflexes are important, their functions in early development, their effects on learning and behavior if retained, and the possible effects on other aspects of development Brings together a specialist body of knowledge and makes it accessible to anyone involved in treating the symptoms of specific learning difficulties and emotional problems. Includes new information on the role of the vestibular system in anxiety and agoraphobia, a new chapter of case studies, and an Epilogue placing the INPP Method in a broader scientific context
Josse Thomas R. Global New Drug Development. An Introduction Josse Thomas R. Global New Drug Development. An Introduction Новинка

Josse Thomas R. Global New Drug Development. An Introduction

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The development of new drugs is very complex, costly and risky. Its success is highly dependent on an intense collaboration and interaction between many departments within the drug development organization, external investigators and service providers, in constant dialogue with regulatory authorities, payers, academic experts, clinicians and patient organizations. Within the different phases of the drug life cycle, drug development is by far the most crucial part for the initial and continued success of a drug on the market. This book offers an introduction to the field of drug development with a clear overview of the different processes that lead to a successful new medicine and of the regulatory pathways that are used to launch a new drug that are both safe and efficacious. “This is the most comprehensive and detailed book on drug development I have ever read and I feel that it is likely to become a staple of drug development courses, such as those taught at Masters Level in my own University…. I think in the light of increasing integration of company and academic approaches to drug development both sides can read this book.. (and, therefore)… this book could not be more timely. “ Professor Mike Coleman, University of Aston., UK ( from his review of the final manuscript)
Overton Willis F. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Cognition, Biology, and Methods Overton Willis F. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Cognition, Biology, and Methods Новинка

Overton Willis F. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Cognition, Biology, and Methods

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In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 1: Cognition, Biology, and Methods presents the study of human development conducted by the best scholars in the 21st century. Social workers, counselors and public health workers will receive coverage of of the biological and cognitive aspects of human change across the lifespan.
Fifty Shades of Grey Secret Touching Finger Ring Вибронасадка на палец Fifty Shades of Grey Secret Touching Finger Ring Вибронасадка на палец Новинка

Fifty Shades of Grey Secret Touching Finger Ring Вибронасадка на палец

Fifty Shades of Grey Secret Touching Finger Ring - компактная вибронасадка на палец для стимуляции эрогенных зон. Нежная насадка со стимулирующими точками не упустит ни одного чувствительного места на вашем теле. Вибропуля легко извлекается для использования соло и замены батареек. В комплекте 6 батареек LR41.
Ilaria Gaudiello Learning Robotics, with Robotics, by Robotics. Educational Robotics Ilaria Gaudiello Learning Robotics, with Robotics, by Robotics. Educational Robotics Новинка

Ilaria Gaudiello Learning Robotics, with Robotics, by Robotics. Educational Robotics

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The relationship between technological and pedagogical innovation has recently created a new field of research at the crossroads between Psychology, Educational Sciences and Artificial Intelligence: Educational Robotics (ER). Through analysis of the achievable educational goals based on the technological status and specific learning modes of different types of robots, it is possible to define three pedagogical paradigms: learning robotics, learning with robotics, and learning by robotics. In this book we address these three paradigms through three themes: human representations of robots, the acceptance and trust shown when interacting with a humanoid, and learning favored by the development and programming of robots in an educational context. These themes allow the authors to fully explore, define and delimit this novel field of research for future application in educational and social contexts. Finally, the book discusses contributions and limitations which have emerged from different methodologies of research, potential educational applications, and concepts of human–robot interaction for the development of the above paradigms.
Clemens Lamberth Bioactive Carboxylic Compound Classes. Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals Clemens Lamberth Bioactive Carboxylic Compound Classes. Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals Новинка

Clemens Lamberth Bioactive Carboxylic Compound Classes. Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals

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Following the successful and proven concept used in «Bioactive Heterocyclic Compound Classes» by the same editors, this book is the first to present approved pharmaceutical and agrochemical compounds classified by their carboxylic acid functionality in one handy volume. Each of the around 40 chapters describes one or two typical syntheses of a specific compound class and provides concise information on the history of development, mode of action, biological activity and field of application, as well as structure-activity relationships. In addition, similarities and differences between pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals are discussed in the introduction. Written by a team of experts in the field, this is a useful reference for researchers in academia and chemical or pharmaceutical companies working in the field of total synthesis and natural product chemistry, drug development, and crop protection research.
Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Process of Drug Discovery and Development Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Process of Drug Discovery and Development Новинка

Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Process of Drug Discovery and Development

Book DescriptionInnovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry traces the discovery and development of drugs in Japan and the UK both historically and sociologically. It includes sixteen case studies of major pharmaceutical developments in the twentieth century, encompassing, among others, beta-blockers, beta-stimulants, inhaled steroids and histamine H2-antagonists. The book illustrates that the four stages of drug development - namely compound, application, organizational authorization and market - are interactively shaped by heterogeneous actors and institutions. The book also identifies three different types of pharmaceutical development - paradigmatic innovation, application innovation and modification-based innovation, all with distinguishable features in the drug development process. Finally, several historical, structural and cultural factors influencing the shaping of medicines are revealed by the comparison between British and Japanese drug innovation. Addressing a number of practical implications for the promotion of the pharmaceutical industry, this book will be of enormous interest to students, researchers and academics specializing in science and technology, and the management of technology and innovation. Practitioners, managers, and policy planners within the pharmaceutical industry will also deem this book invaluable.
Chris Johnson Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development Chris Johnson Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development Новинка

Chris Johnson Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development

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A complete revision to a popular SharePoint developer's resource Fully updated for SharePoint 2013, this book is an ideal starting place for SharePoint development. Covering all the major topics that a new developer needs to know in order to get started, this resource contains 100 percent new content and addresses the major overhaul to the SharePoint 2013 platform. The team of authors, led by Microsoft's Steve Fox, presents you with a detailed overview that helps you establish a starting point for development. They then walk you through ways to advance your knowledge so that you leverage the new SharePoint 2013 features to build custom solutions. Addresses developing managed or unmanaged applications Provides an overview of Windows Azure for SharePoint Looks at common developer tasks in SharePoint 2013 Gets you started with building, packaging, and deploying SharePoint 2013 applications Highlights essential points of security in SharePoint 2013 Touching on everything from developing applications using Office services to development workflow applications, Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development covers everything you need to know to start confidently working with the platform today.
Elaine Biech Training and Development For Dummies Elaine Biech Training and Development For Dummies Новинка

Elaine Biech Training and Development For Dummies

Develop and deliver a robust employee training and development program Training and Development For Dummies gives you the tools you need to develop a strong and effective training and development program. Covering the latest in talent development, this informative guide addresses classroom, virtual, and blended learning to open up your options and help you design the program that's right for your company. You'll explore the different modes of formal learning, including social learning, m-learning, and MOOCs, and delve into the benefits and implementation of self-directed and informal learning. The discussion covers mentoring and coaching, rotational and stretch assignments, and how to align talent development with the company's needs. You'll learn how to assess employee skills, design and deliver training, and evaluate each step of the process to achieve the goals of both the employee and the organization. Most employees have some weaknesses in their skill sets. A robust training program allows you to strengthen those skills, and a development program brings all employees up to the highest possible level of productivity and success. This book helps you create consistency in your company by developing and delivering the exact training and development program your people need. Develop a strong training and development program Foster a supportive and innovative work environment Learn about social learning, m-learning, and MOOCs Assess and evaluate your staff more effectively A great training and development program boosts performance, productivity, job satisfaction, and quality of services, while reducing costs and supervision. Investing in your employees gives an excellent ROI, as talent development is a primary driver behind both motivation and loyalty. Training and Development For Dummies shows you how to reap these benefits, with step by step guidance and essential expert insight.
Lu Chuang Enzyme Inhibition in Drug Discovery and Development. The Good and the Bad Lu Chuang Enzyme Inhibition in Drug Discovery and Development. The Good and the Bad Новинка

Lu Chuang Enzyme Inhibition in Drug Discovery and Development. The Good and the Bad

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The science and applied approaches of enzyme inhibition in drug discovery and development Offering a unique approach that includes both the pharmacologic and pharmaco-kinetic aspects of enzyme inhibition, Enzyme Inhibition in Drug Discovery and Development examines the scientific concepts and experimental approaches related to enzyme inhibition as applied in drug discovery and drug development. With chapters written by over fifty leading experts in their fields, Enzyme Inhibition in Drug Discovery and Development fosters a cross-fertilization of pharmacology, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, and toxicology by understanding the «good» inhibitions—desirable pharmacological effects—and «bad» inhibitions—drug–drug interactions and toxicity. The book discusses: The drug discovery process, including drug discovery strategy, medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, and safety biomarker assessment The manipulations of drug metabolizing enzymes and transporters as well as the negative consequences, such as drug–drug interactions The inhibition of several major drug target pathways, such as the GPCR pathway, the NFkB pathway, and the ion channel pathway Through this focused, single-source reference on the fundamentals of drug discovery and development, researchers in drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics (DMPK) will learn and appreciate target biology in drug discovery; discovery biologists and medicinal chemists will also broaden their understanding of DMPK.
Олег Варламов Development MIVAR encyclopaedia Олег Варламов Development MIVAR encyclopaedia Новинка

Олег Варламов Development MIVAR encyclopaedia

MIVAR technologies of the development of intelligent systems and the creation of the active multi-subject online MIVAR encyclopaedia. The basic results of 25 years of development of the MIVAR technologies are described and compared with other methods of data storage and processing. A new project of creation of the active online MIVAR encyclopaedia is proposed.
Brad Hooker Developing Deontology. New Essays in Ethical Theory Brad Hooker Developing Deontology. New Essays in Ethical Theory Новинка

Brad Hooker Developing Deontology. New Essays in Ethical Theory

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Developing Deontology consists of six new essays in ethical theory by leading contemporary moral philosophers. Each essay considers concepts prominent in the development of deontological approaches to ethics, and these essays offer an invaluable contribution to that development. Essays are contributed by Michael Smith, Philip Stratton-Lake, Ralph Wedgewood, David Owens, Peter Vallentyne, and Elizabeth Harman – all leading contemporary moral philosophers Each essay offers an original and previously unpublished contribution to the subject A significant addition to the field for anyone with an interest in the development of deontology The collection is edited by a leading philosophical scholar
Baptiste Barbot Perspectives on Creativity Development. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 151 Baptiste Barbot Perspectives on Creativity Development. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 151 Новинка

Baptiste Barbot Perspectives on Creativity Development. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 151

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Creativity development is a nonlinear and multifaceted process starting early in life. This new thematic issue incorporates recent insights into the intersection of creativity research and developmental science. Specifically, it addresses the development of creativity with a focus on childhood and adolescence with a multidisciplinary perspective, including developmental, neurobiological, intercultural, educational, psychosocial, and differential approaches. Topics covered include: The foundation of adult creativity in childhood and adolescence, Developmental perspectives on the issue of domain generality–specificity of creativity, The neurobiological basis of creativity in childhood and adolescence. Commentaries by established proponents of the field integrate meaningfully these multiple insights on creativity development, as a reference for developmental scientists, creativity researchers, and practitioners. This is the 151st volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.
Elizabeth Kwong Oral Formulation Roadmap from Early Drug Discovery to Development Elizabeth Kwong Oral Formulation Roadmap from Early Drug Discovery to Development Новинка

Elizabeth Kwong Oral Formulation Roadmap from Early Drug Discovery to Development

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Detailing formulation approaches by stage of discovery to early development, this book gives a “playbook” of practical and efficient strategies to formulate drug candidates with the least chance of failing in clinical development. • Comes from contributing authors with experience developing formulations on the frontlines of the pharmaceutical industry • Focuses on pre (or non-) clinical and early stage development, the phases where most compounds are used in drug research • Features case studies to illustrate practical challenges and solutions in formulation selection • Covers regulatory filing, drug metabolism and physical and chemical properties, toxicology formulation, biopharmaceutics classification system (BCS), screening approaches, early stage clinical formulation development, and outsourcing
Mrityunjay Singh Design, Development, and Applications of Engineering Ceramics and Composites Mrityunjay Singh Design, Development, and Applications of Engineering Ceramics and Composites Новинка

Mrityunjay Singh Design, Development, and Applications of Engineering Ceramics and Composites

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This compilation of proceedings covering the latest scientific and technological developments in design, development, and applications of engineering ceramics and composites provides a useful one-stop resource for understanding the most important issues in design, development, and applications of engineering ceramics and composites. Logically organized and carefully selected articles give insight into design, development, and applications of engineering ceramics and composites and incorporates the latest developments related to design, development, and applications of engineering ceramics and composites including developments in engineering ceramics, advanced ceramic coatings, and geopolymers.
Stanley Weiss I. Product and Systems Development. A Value Approach Stanley Weiss I. Product and Systems Development. A Value Approach Новинка

Stanley Weiss I. Product and Systems Development. A Value Approach

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A thorough treatment of product and systems development in terms of value to all stakeholders Product and Systems Development compiles more than twenty years of research and practice from a value perspective, from vision and marketing to design, manufacturing, delivery, operations, and maintenance. It defines stakeholder value and identifies specific stakeholders in the product and system development process; covers best practices in development; and examines systems engineering, current industry views, and the life cycle of a value stream. Featuring appendices written by professionals in the field on topics such as Design Structure Matrices, Lean Enablers for systems engineering, and MDAO and simulations, this indispensable guide: Explains why stakeholders' values can hold the key to fulfillment or defeat of the developer's vision Emphasizes the succession of value-contributing practices and tools that form a framework for development success Integrates the technical, productivity, and customer/end-user elements in product and system development Uses more than 100 tables and figures to illustrate the above processes, as well as corollary elements of risk, failure analysis, and fault-tolerant design Includes numerous case studies and links to online material Product and Systems Development is an excellent coursebook for senior and graduate students in aerospace, mechanical, civil, electrical, and material engineering, as well as management science and engineering. It is also a useful reference for practicing engineers in a variety of technology-based industries.
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Guided By Voices

Tracklist: 01. Demons Are Real 02. Pimple Zoo 03. Everybody Thinks I'm A Raincloud (When I'm Not Looking) 04. Exit Flagger 05. Sleep Over Jack 06. Girls Of Wild Strawberries 07. Navigating Flood Regions 08. Gold Star For Robot Boy 09. Window Of My World 10. Redmen And Their Wives 11. Dayton Ohio - 19 Something And 5 12. My Impression Now 13. Do The Earth 14. Game Of Pricks 15. Secret Star 16. My Kind Of Soldier 17. Sad If I Lost It 18. Cut Out Witch 19. Gonna Never Have To Die 20. Best Of Jill Hives 21. Watch Me Jumpstart 22. Tractor Rape Chain 23. Buzzards And Dreadful Crows 24. Pendulum 25. Murder Charge 26. Fair Touching 27. Teenage Fbi 28. Glad Girls 29. I Am A Scientist 30. Echos Myron
Brendan McCormack Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare Brendan McCormack Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare Новинка

Brendan McCormack Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

In its first edition, Practice Development in Nursing made an important contribution to understanding practice development and its core components. Now fully updated to take into account the many developments in the field, the second edition continues to fill an important gap in the market for an accessible, practical text on what remains a key issue for all members of the healthcare team globally. Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare explores the basis of practice development and its aims, implementation and impact on healthcare, to enable readers to be confident in their approaches to practice development. It is aimed at healthcare professionals in a variety of roles (for example clinical practice, education, research and quality improvement) and students, as well as those with a primary practice development role, in order to enable them to effectively and knowledgeably develop practice and the practice of others. Key features: New updated edition of a seminal text in the field, including significant new material Relevance to the entire healthcare team Accessible and practical in style, with case studies, scenarios and examples throughout Edited by and with contributions from experts in the field Fully updated to include the latest research Supported by a strong evidence base
Preiss Child and Adolescent Development in Latin America. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 152 Preiss Child and Adolescent Development in Latin America. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 152 Новинка

Preiss Child and Adolescent Development in Latin America. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 152

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Explore the multiple dimensions of child and adolescent development in Latin America, and get acquainted with the research from this region and how it relates to the international scientific literature. This special issue presents a collection of reviews developed by leading scholars in Latin America about the state of child and adolescent research in this region. Topics considered include: poverty and cognitive development, school readiness of preschool children, peer relations and socioemotional development, psychopathology and psychiatric diagnosis, reading comprehension and related interventions, and the development of creativity. This is the 152nd volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.
Mitchell Cayen N. Early Drug Development. Strategies and Routes to First-in-Human Trials Mitchell Cayen N. Early Drug Development. Strategies and Routes to First-in-Human Trials Новинка

Mitchell Cayen N. Early Drug Development. Strategies and Routes to First-in-Human Trials

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The focus of early drug development has been the submission of an Investigational New Drug application to regulatory agencies. Early Drug Development: Strategies and Routes to First-in-Human Trials guides drug development organizations in preparing and submitting an Investigational New Drug (IND) application. By explaining the nuts and bolts of preclinical development activities and their interplay in effectively identifying successful clinical candidates, the book helps pharmaceutical scientists determine what types of discovery and preclinical research studies are needed in order to support a submission to regulatory agencies.
Richard Owen Innovation and Development. The Politics at the Bottom of the Pyramid Richard Owen Innovation and Development. The Politics at the Bottom of the Pyramid Новинка

Richard Owen Innovation and Development. The Politics at the Bottom of the Pyramid

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Innovation, often tempered by the language of inclusion, has become an indispensable element of contemporary development policy and practice in the so-called Global South. Driven by multinational companies, public–private partnerships and social enterprises, “innovation for development” aims to co-produce social goods (things of value) such as poverty alleviation with associated profit through innovative market-led solutions, opening up untapped and unserved markets in the developing world and exploiting the potential “fortune at the bottom of the pyramid”. But innovation for development is a contested notion with the capacity to shelter multiple political agendas. By reviewing existing academic theory and discussing four in-depth case studies from Bangladesh and India, this book interrogates how innovation for development is being framed, its politics and the impacts it is having on rural communities on the ground. The analysis suggests both an emerging hegemony constructed around a neoliberal, market-led agenda and the existence of countervailing voices that question this framing, sometimes radically so.
Susan Jones R. Identity Development of College Students. Advancing Frameworks for Multiple Dimensions of Identity Susan Jones R. Identity Development of College Students. Advancing Frameworks for Multiple Dimensions of Identity Новинка

Susan Jones R. Identity Development of College Students. Advancing Frameworks for Multiple Dimensions of Identity

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Identity Development of College Students Building off the foundational work of Erik Erikson and Arthur Chickering, Identity Development of College Students adds broad and innovative research to describe contemporary perspectives of identity development at the intersection of context, personal characteristics, and social identities. The authors employ different theoretical perspectives to explore the nature of context—how it both influences and is influenced by multiple social identities. Each chapter includes discussion and reflection questions and activities for individual or small group work. Praise for Identity Development of College Students «Susan R. Jones and Elisa S. Abes have provided us with a comprehensive and beautifully written overview of the evolution of identity development theory. This book reads like a novel while at the same time conveying important ideas, critical analysis, and cutting-edge research that will enhance student affairs practice.» —NANCY J. EVANS, professor, Student Affairs Program, School of Education, Iowa State University «The authors masterfully present a holistic, integrative, and multi-dimensional approach to the identity development of today's college student. This text should be required reading for those engaged in research and practice in the areas of student affairs, counseling, higher education, and cultural studies.» —SHARON KIRKLAND-GORDON, director, Counseling Center, University of Maryland, College Park «Susan R. Jones and Elisa S. Abes's work is ground-breaking—charting new scholarly territory and making one of the most significant contributions to identity literature in many years. Building on contemporary and traditional theoretical foundations, Jones and Abes offer new models of identity development essential for understanding a diversity of college students.» —MARYLU K. MCEWEN, associate professor emerita, University of Maryland, College Park
William Henry Pyle The Science of Human Nature: A Psychology for Beginners William Henry Pyle The Science of Human Nature: A Psychology for Beginners Новинка

William Henry Pyle The Science of Human Nature: A Psychology for Beginners

A fully illustrated edition to include: Development of the Race and of the Individual - Mind and Body - Inherited Tendencies - Feeling and Attention - Habit - Memory - Thinking - Individual Differences - Applied Psychology - Glossary - Prefaces by editor and author alike.
Jan Pronk P. Catalysing Development? A Debate on Aid Jan Pronk P. Catalysing Development? A Debate on Aid Новинка

Jan Pronk P. Catalysing Development? A Debate on Aid

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This volume presents a state-of-the-art debate on the controversial topic of development aid. The contributors are all experts in the field of international development. Presents some challenging conclusions about the role that aid plays in catalysing, or stifling, development. Represents a wide range of different analytical perspectives.
Ethne Barnes Atlas of Developmental Field Anomalies of the Human Skeleton. A Paleopathology Perspective Ethne Barnes Atlas of Developmental Field Anomalies of the Human Skeleton. A Paleopathology Perspective Новинка

Ethne Barnes Atlas of Developmental Field Anomalies of the Human Skeleton. A Paleopathology Perspective

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Written by one of the most consulted authorities on the subject, Atlas of Developmental Field Anomalies of the Human Skeleton is the pre-eminent resource for developmental defects of the skeleton. This guide focuses on localized bone structures utilizing the morphogenetic approach that addresses the origins of variability within specific developmental fields during embryonic development. Drawings and photographs make up most of the text, forming a picture atlas with descriptive text for each group of illustrations. Each section and subdivision is accompanied by brief discussions and drawings of morphogenetic development.
Sons and Lovers: Level 5 Sons and Lovers: Level 5 Новинка

Sons and Lovers: Level 5

This story, by one of Britain's most important twentieth century writers, tells of a marriage falling apart and the emotional development of a young man, Paul Morel. Paul is torn between his close relationship with his mother and his romantic relationships with two young women.
Brydon DeWitt M. The Nonprofit Development Companion. A Workbook for Fundraising Success Brydon DeWitt M. The Nonprofit Development Companion. A Workbook for Fundraising Success Новинка

Brydon DeWitt M. The Nonprofit Development Companion. A Workbook for Fundraising Success

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A comprehensive workbook covering all aspects of successful nonprofit development One of the most significant factors in the success of any marketing and fundraising program is the ability and willingness of the organization to take the time to develop an integrated development plan with realistic budgets, timelines, and areas of responsibility. The Nonprofit Development Companion examines all aspects of successful development and includes useable templates and examples that can be adapted for application within any nonprofit organization. Covers a specific element in each chapter, including mission, strategic planning, case for support, marketing/communications, use of volunteers, fundraising program, recordkeeping system, CEO, governing board, and development staffing Includes templates and samples to provide specific examples to use right away Offers a new approach to nonprofit fundraising and marketing Based on sound development principles, this book gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to build and run a successful development program.
Vikas Mittal Hybrid Nanomaterials. Advances in Energy, Environment, and Polymer Nanocomposites Vikas Mittal Hybrid Nanomaterials. Advances in Energy, Environment, and Polymer Nanocomposites Новинка

Vikas Mittal Hybrid Nanomaterials. Advances in Energy, Environment, and Polymer Nanocomposites

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A hybrid material is defined as a material composed of an intimate mixture of inorganic components, organic components, or both types of components. In the last few years, a tremendous amount of attention has been given towards the development of materials for efficient energy harvesting; nanostructured hybrid materials have also been gaining significant advances to provide pollutant free drinking water, sensing of environmental pollutants, energy storage and conservation. Separately, intensive work on high performing polymer nanocomposites for applications in the automotive, aerospace and construction industries has been carried out, but the aggregation of many fillers, such as clay, LDH, CNT, graphene, represented a major barrier in their development. Only very recently has this problem been overcome by fabrication and applications of 3D hybrid nanomaterials as nanofillers in a variety of polymers. This book, Hybrid Nanomaterials, examines all the recent developments in the research and specially covers the following subjects: Hybrid nanostructured materials for development of advanced lithium batteries High performing hybrid nanomaterials for supercapacitor applications Nanohybrid materials in the development of solar energy applications Application of hybrid nanomaterials in water purification Advanced nanostructured materials in electromagnetic shielding of radiations Preparation, properties and application of hybrid nanomaterials in sensing of environmental pollutants Development of hybrid fillers/polymer nanocomposites for electronic applications High performance hybrid filler reinforced epoxy nanocomposites State-of-the-art overview of elastomer/hybrid filler nanocomposites
Susana Nuccetelli A Companion to Latin American Philosophy Susana Nuccetelli A Companion to Latin American Philosophy Новинка

Susana Nuccetelli A Companion to Latin American Philosophy

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This comprehensive collection of original essays written by an international group of scholars addresses the central themes in Latin American philosophy. Represents the most comprehensive survey of historical and contemporary Latin American philosophy available today Comprises a specially commissioned collection of essays, many of them written by Latin American authors Examines the history of Latin American philosophy and its current issues, traces the development of the discipline, and offers biographical sketches of key Latin American thinkers Showcases the diversity of approaches, issues, and styles that characterize the field
Henry Sanderson China's Superbank. Debt, Oil and Influence - How China Development Bank is Rewriting the Rules of Finance Henry Sanderson China's Superbank. Debt, Oil and Influence - How China Development Bank is Rewriting the Rules of Finance Новинка

Henry Sanderson China's Superbank. Debt, Oil and Influence - How China Development Bank is Rewriting the Rules of Finance

Inside the engine-room of China's economic growth—the China Development Bank Anyone wanting a primer on the secret of China's economic success need look no further than China Development Bank (CDB)—which has displaced the World Bank as the world's biggest development bank, lending billions to countries around the globe to further Chinese policy goals. In China’s Superbank, Bloomberg authors Michael Forsythe and Henry Sanderson outline how the bank is at the center of China's domestic economic growth and how it is helping to expand China's influence in strategically important overseas markets. 100 percent owned by the Chinese government, the CDB holds the key to understanding the inner workings of China's state-led economic development model, and its most glaring flaws. The bank is at the center of the country's efforts to build a world-class network of highways, railroads, and power grids, pioneering a lending scheme to local governments that threatens to spawn trillions of yuan in bad loans. It is doling out credit lines by the billions to Chinese solar and wind power makers, threatening to bury global competitors with a flood of cheap products. Another $45 billion in credit has been given to the country's two biggest telecom equipment makers who are using the money to win contracts around the globe, helping fulfill the goal of China's leaders for its leading companies to «go global.» Bringing the story of China Development Bank to life by crisscrossing China to investigate the quality of its loans, China’s Superbank travels the globe, from Africa, where its China-Africa fund is displacing Western lenders in a battle for influence, to the oil fields of Venezuela. Offers a fascinating insight into the China Development Bank (CDB), the driver of China's rapid economic development Travels the globe to show how the CDB is helping Chinese businesses «go global» Written by two respected reporters at Bloomberg News As China's influence continues to grow around the world, many people are asking how far it will extend. China’s Superbank addresses these vital questions, looking at the institution at the heart of this growth.
Nancy Demand H. The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History Nancy Demand H. The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History Новинка

Nancy Demand H. The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History

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The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History reveals the role of the complex interaction of Mediterranean seafaring and maritime connections in the development of the ancient Greek city-states. Offers fascinating insights into the origins of urbanization in the ancient Mediterranean, including the Greek city-state Based on the most recent research on the ancient Mediterranean Features a novel approach to theories of civilization change – foregoing the traditional isolationists model of development in favor of a maritime based network Argues for cultural interactions set in motion by exchange and trade by sea
David Capuzzi Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan. Applications for Counselors David Capuzzi Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan. Applications for Counselors Новинка

David Capuzzi Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan. Applications for Counselors

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A practically focused guide to effective counseling of all clients Human Development Across the Life Span is a practical guide to human growth and development, moving beyond theory to include real-world applications for counselors who work with clients. Written by recognized authorities in mental health counseling and counselor education, this book is fully aligned with the American Counseling Association's accreditation standards and includes contributions by well-known and respected academics and practitioners. Based on an extensive review of course syllabi across CACREP-accredited programs, this book is organized to follow the way courses are typically taught and follows a consistent structure including pedagogical elements that help students learn. After a thorough examination of essential concepts and theories of life span development, the book moves through each stage of human growth and development to provide expert insight, short case studies, and practical applications to counseling. The full Instructor's package provides a useful set of tools, including a Respondus test bank, PowerPoint slides, and an Instructor's Manual. This book is the only text on human growth and development that emphasizes the key implications and applications for counselors, providing useful information and the insights of real experts in each subject area. Understand the developmental milestones at each life stage Appreciate clients' perspectives to better facilitate appropriate interventions Work more effectively with clients of any age, from toddlers to seniors Tailor your approach to meet the unique needs and abilities of each life stage As a counselor, you cannot approach a child's therapy the same way you approach an adult's. Even within each major category, each developmental stage includes a nuanced set of characteristics that, considered appropriately, will inform a more effective treatment plan. Human Development Across the Life Span is a comprehensive guide to understanding all of your clients, and providing the type of counseling that facilitates more positive outcomes.
Раскачкина Елена Professional Values of the Students. Theoretical Bases of Formation and Development of Professional Values of Students of Technical College in the Course of Foreign-Language Preparation Раскачкина Елена Professional Values of the Students. Theoretical Bases of Formation and Development of Professional Values of Students of Technical College in the Course of Foreign-Language Preparation Новинка

Раскачкина Елена Professional Values of the Students. Theoretical Bases of Formation and Development of Professional Values of Students of Technical College in the Course of Foreign-Language Preparation

This monography is devoted to a problem of formation and development of professional values of students of technical college in the course of foreign-language preparation.We have concretized the essence of the concept of professional values of students of technical college in the course of foreign-language preparation, besides we have concretized their structure; have developed criteria of level of their formation.The algorithm of formation and development of professional values of students of technical college in the course of foreign language preparation has been developed; a set of pedagogical conditions of effective formation and development of professional values of students of technical college on the basis of the developed algorithm has been revealed.The results and conclusions received during scientific work can be used by teachers of a foreign language of various establishments of the higher education which are carrying out preparation of future engineers.
Ulrich Mueller Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Cognitive Processes Ulrich Mueller Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Cognitive Processes Новинка

Ulrich Mueller Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, Cognitive Processes

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The essential reference for human development theory, updated and reconceptualized The Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, a four-volume reference, is the field-defining work to which all others are compared. First published in 1946, and now in its Seventh Edition, the Handbook has long been considered the definitive guide to the field of developmental science. Volume 2: Cognitive Processes describes cognitive development as a relational phenomenon that can be studied only as part of a larger whole of the person and context relational system that sustains it. In this volume, specific domains of cognitive development are contextualized with respect to biological processes and sociocultural contexts. Furthermore, key themes and issues (e.g., the importance of symbolic systems and social understanding) are threaded across multiple chapters, although every each chapter is focused on a different domain within cognitive development. Thus, both within and across chapters, the complexity and interconnectivity of cognitive development are well illuminated. Learn about the inextricable intertwining of perceptual development, motor development, emotional development, and brain development Understand the complexity of cognitive development without misleading simplification, reducing cognitive development to its biological substrates, or viewing it as a passive socialization process Discover how each portion of the developmental process contributes to subsequent cognitive development Examine the multiple processes – such as categorizing, reasoning, thinking, decision making and judgment – that comprise cognition The scholarship within this volume and, as well, across the four volumes of this edition, illustrate that developmental science is in the midst of a very exciting period. There is a paradigm shift that involves increasingly greater understanding of how to describe, explain, and optimize the course of human life for diverse individuals living within diverse contexts. This Handbook is the definitive reference for educators, policy-makers, researchers, students, and practitioners in human development, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and neuroscience.
Selva Lewin-Bizan Thriving in Childhood and Adolescence: The Role of Self Regulation Processes. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 133 Selva Lewin-Bizan Thriving in Childhood and Adolescence: The Role of Self Regulation Processes. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 133 Новинка

Selva Lewin-Bizan Thriving in Childhood and Adolescence: The Role of Self Regulation Processes. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 133

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Opening with a discussion on the need to integrate self-regulation processes and to create a life-span oriented framework of these processes, this volume explores several perspectives in the current scholarship. Chapter contributors examine theoretical concepts including Vygotsky/Luria Insights in the Development of Executive Functions Self-Regulation and Academic Achievement in Elementary School Children Influences of Children?s and Adolescents? Action-Control Processes on School Achievement, Peer Relationships, and Coping with Challenging Life Events Intentional Self-Regulation, Ecological Assets, and Thriving in Adolescence: A Developmental Systems Model and a Life-Span, Relational, Public Health Model of Self- Regulation: Impact on Individual and Community Health The volume concludes with New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development series editor-in-chief Reed W. Larson discussing the challenges reported by youth working on arts, technology, and social justice projects in organized programs and how they learn to address them. This is the 133nd volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. The mission of this series is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in the field of child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic, and is edited by an expert or experts on that topic.
Paul Niven R. Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step. Maximizing Performance and Maintaining Results Paul Niven R. Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step. Maximizing Performance and Maintaining Results Новинка

Paul Niven R. Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step. Maximizing Performance and Maintaining Results

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This book explains how an organization can measure and manage performance with the Balanced Scorecard methodology. It provides extensive background on performance management and the Balanced Scorecard, and focuses on guiding a team through the step-by-step development and ongoing implementation of a Balanced Scorecard system. Corporations, public sector agencies, and not for profit organizations have all reaped success from the Balanced Scorecard. This book supplies detailed implementation advice that is readily applied to any and all of these organization types. Additionally, it will benefit organizations at any stage of Balanced Scorecard development. Regardless of whether you are just contemplating a Balanced Scorecard, require assistance in linking their current Scorecard to management processes, or need a review of their past measurement efforts, Balanced Scorecard Step by Step provides detailed advice and proven solutions.
Israel Kleiner A History of Abstract Algebra Israel Kleiner A History of Abstract Algebra Новинка

Israel Kleiner A History of Abstract Algebra

This book does nothing less than provide an account of the intellectual lineage of abstract algebra. The development of abstract algebra was propelled by the need for new tools to address certain classical problems that appeared insoluble by classical means. A major theme of the book is to show how abstract algebra has arisen in attempting to solve some of these classical problems, providing a context from which the reader may gain a deeper appreciation of the mathematics involved. Mathematics instructors, algebraists, and historians of science will find the work a valuable reference.
Michael McManus T. Annual Plant Reviews, The Plant Hormone Ethylene Michael McManus T. Annual Plant Reviews, The Plant Hormone Ethylene Новинка

Michael McManus T. Annual Plant Reviews, The Plant Hormone Ethylene

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The plant hormone ethylene is one of the most important, being one of the first chemicals to be determined as a naturally-occurring growth regulator and influencer of plant development. It was also the first hormone for which significant evidence was found for the presence of receptors. This important new volume in Annual Plant Reviews is broadly divided into three parts. The first part covers the biosynthesis of ethylene and includes chapters on S-adenosylmethionine and the formation and fate of ACC in plant cells. The second part of the volume covers ethylene signaling, including the perception of ethylene by plant cells, CTR proteins, MAP kinases and EIN2 / EIN3. The final part covers the control by ethylene of cell function and development, including seed development, germination, plant growth, cell separation, fruit ripening, senescent processes, and plant-pathogen interactions. The Plant Hormone Ethylene is an extremely valuable addition to Wiley-Blackwell's Annual Plant Reviews. With contributions from many of the world's leading researchers in ethylene, and edited by Professor Michael McManus of Massey University, this volume will be of great use and interest to a wide range of plant scientists, biochemists and chemists. All universities and research establishments where plant sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, life sciences and agriculture are studied and taught should have access to this important volume.

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