The literature on volunteer police in the United States is sparse. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history, organizations, operations and legal aspects of volunteer police in the United States and several select nations. Framed by modern concerns for homeland security and...
To Be Published October 20th 2014 by CRC Press
Advanced Reading Skills for Students of English Literature, 4th Edition
Ways of Reading is a best-selling textbook for undergraduate students of English Language and English Literature, providing readers with the tools to analyse and interpret the meanings of literary and non-literary texts. Six sections, comprising twenty five self-contained units, cover:...
Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge
An Introduction to Radiation Protection is a highly readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection for those new to the field and for the non-specialist. The sixth edition of this established text takes readers through the general...
Published March 30th 2012 by CRC Press
International Perspectives of Festivals and Events addresses contemporary issues concerning the potential of festivals and events to produce economic, social, cultural and community benefits. Incorporating a range of international perspectives, the book provides the reader with a global look at...
Published October 24th 2008 by Routledge
The only book available on transesophageal echocardiography of the mitral valve, this impressive and highly illustrated text provides a concise yet in-depth analysis of the mitral valve from an experience of over 10,000 transesophageal echocardiograms performed by the authors.A starting point or '...
Published November 29th 2005 by CRC Press
Focusing on one of the most exciting imaging modalities available in modern clinical cardiology, Atlas of Multiplane Transesophageal Echocardiography provides a comprehensive analysis of this modality drawn from the authors' experience. Designed to cover the breadth and depth of the topic, the...
Published August 2nd 2004 by CRC Press
Sustainable development is capturing the attention of planners, politicians and business leaders. Within the academic sphere its study is increasingly breaching disciplinary boundaries to become a focus of attention for natural and social scientists alike. But in studying such a key concept, it is...
Published August 1st 2004 by Routledge
Where do we go from here?
Nonlinear dynamics has been successful in explaining complicated phenomena in well-defined low-dimensional systems. Now it is time to focus on real-life problems that are high-dimensional or ill-defined, for example, due to delay, spatial extent, stochasticity, or the limited nature of available...
Published August 1st 2002 by CRC Press
This is a collection of chapters by some of the most influential memory researchers. Chapters focus on a wide range of key areas of research. The main emphasis throughout the book is on theoretical issues and how they relate to existing empirical work. The contributions reveal that memory continues...
Published May 2nd 1995 by Psychology Press
Written for those who have taken a first course in statistical methods, this book takes a modern, computer-oriented approach to describe the statistical techniques used for the assessment of reliability....
Published May 15th 1994 by Chapman and Hall/CRC