Series: Major Themes in English Studies
The intrinsic link between language and politics has long been recognized (for example, Aristotle wrote ‘… that man is more of a political animal than bees or any other gregarious animals is evident. Nature, as we often say, makes nothing in vain, and man is the only animal whom she has endowed...
Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge
Health and Environmental Impacts
Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts covers the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies. Written by international experts, the text presents specifications for assessing water quality, technical...
Published June 22nd 2010 by CRC Press
Increasingly viewed as the future of medicine, the field of tissue engineering is still in its infancy. As evidenced in both the scientific and popular press, there exists considerable excitement surrounding the strategy of regenerative medicine. To achieve its highest potential, a series of...
Published May 29th 2007 by CRC Press
This collection reflects the growing interest realist critics have shown towards forms of discourse theory and deconstruction. The diverse range of contributions address such issues as the work of Derrida and deconstruction, discourse theory, Eurocentrism and poststructuralism. What unites all of...
Published April 23rd 2007 by Routledge
A Practitioner's Guide
The explosion of research on emotional intelligence (EI) in the past decade has provided increasing evidence that EI can be measured reliably and can be useful in predicting important outcomes, such as managerial effectiveness and relationship quality. Naturally, people are now asking, "So, how...
Published January 15th 2007 by Psychology Press
This fully revised and up-to-date edition of this classic bench book continues to provide definitive guidance to traditional and conventional microbiological techniques, as well as recent innovations and automated methods for the isolation, identification and testing of bacteria and fungi of...
Published March 25th 2004 by CRC Press
Problems in Anesthesia
The first in the Problems in Anesthesia series, Cardiothoracic Surgery examine and provide guidance for a number of problematic clinical scenarios in cardiothoracic surgery anesthesia. This is a field which is growing in complexity due to the increasingly diverse set of conditions that are now...
Published March 20th 2002 by CRC Press
A Case-Oriented Approach
REAL-LIFE CASES, TUTORIAL QUESTIONS, NARRATIVE HISTORYIntriguing anecdotal pedagogy, like the alleged arsenical poisonings of Napoleon and President Taylor and the probable mercury overdose of Isaac Newton, is one of the things that set Toxicology: A Case-Oriented Approach apart from other...
Published October 9th 2001 by CRC Press
The Western Tradition in the Twentieth Century
Series: History of Linguistic Thought
Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II introduces the major issues and themes that have determined the development of Western thinking about language, meaning and communication in the twentieth century.Each chapter contains an extract from a 'landmark' text followed by a commentary, which places the...
Published May 30th 2001 by Routledge
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and illness in the United States, and though much progress has been made in reducing cardiac risk factors, obesity and diabetes mellitus are on the rise. Preventing Illness Among People With Coronary Heart Disease explores recent advances...
Published November 14th 1996 by Routledge