Ricoeur Across the Disciplines

Ricoeur Across the Disciplines

While a number of books and anthologies on Ricoeur's thought have been published over the past decade, Ricoeur Across the Disciplines isunique in its multidisciplinary scope. The books currently available are typically one of either two kinds: either they provide a general overview of Ricoeur's thought or they focus on a narrow set of themes within...

Equine-Assisted Therapy and Learning with at-Risk Young People 2014

Equine-Assisted Therapy and Learning with at-Risk Young People 2014

This book provides an overview of the field of Equine-Assisted Therapy and Learning and gives a powerful account of a research study charting the experiences of seven 'at-risk' young people attending a pioneering Therapeutic Horsemanship centre in the UK. The book includes a foreword from Leif Hallberg, author of Walking the Way of the Horse . 'This...

Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Invitation to the Sociology of International Law aims to cast light on the under-explored sociological dimension of international law. The book emphasizes that international legal rules are profoundly embedded in diverse social factors and processes, such as norms, identity, and collective memory. Thus, international law often reflects and affects societal...

Fighting Different Wars

Fighting Different Wars

The popular idea of the First World War is a story of disillusionment and pointless loss. This vision, however, dates from well after the Armistice. In this 2004 book Janet Watson separates out wartime from retrospective accounts and contrasts war as lived experience - for soldiers, women and non-combatants - with war as memory, comparing men's and...

The Little Book of Restorative Justice

The Little Book of Restorative Justice

Practical Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering

Practical Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering

Water is now at the centre of world attention as never before and more professionals from all walks of life are engaging in careers linked to water - in public water supply and waste treatment, agriculture, irrigation, energy, environment, amenity management, and sustainable development. This book offers an appropriate depth of understanding of basic...

Cancer of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx and Larynx 2016

Cancer of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx and Larynx 2016

Written for residents and practitioners of otolaryngology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and maxiollofacial surgery, this book provides the reader with a comprehensive, concise discussion of the best evidence available on which to base clinical decisions needed when managing patients with squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity, pharynx...

Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia

Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia

Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia: On the Needles of Days sheds much-needed light on the location of the greatest concentration of Surrealist photography and examines the culture and tradition within which it has taken root and flourished. The volume explores a rich and important artistic output, very little of which has been seen outside...

Relationship Between Structure and Magnetic Behaviour in ZnO-Based Systems

Relationship Between Structure and Magnetic Behaviour in ZnO-Based Systems

This work studies the magnetic behavior of ZnO nanoparticles capped with different organic molecules and showing room-temperature ferromagnetism (RTFM). Of particular significance is the combination of element-specific X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) and X-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) techniques, which demonstrates the intrinsic occurrence...

Advancing Socio-Economics

Advancing Socio-Economics

This landmark volume takes a first step towards imposing order on the increasingly diverse field of socio-economics by embedding the various disciplines and sub-disciplines in a common core. The distinguished contributors in this volume show how institutions, governance arrangements, societal sectors, organizations, individual actors, and innovativeness...

Operations Research for Unmanned Systems

Operations Research for Unmanned Systems

The first edited volume addressing analysis for unmanned vehicles, with focus on operations research rather than engineering The editors have a unique combination of extensive operational experience and technical expertise Chapters address a wide-ranging set of examples, domains and applications Accessible to a general readership and also informative for experts

Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences

Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences

Pharmacology for Pharmacy and the Health Sciences introduces pharmacology in a way that is tailored to the needs of pharmacy and health care students. It provides an understanding of drug action at the cellular and molecular level, which is interfaced seamlessly with an explanation of the clinical use of drugs to treat common conditions. Taking a novel...