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 28th 2005 by CRC Press
Project managers in construction and civil engineering need to base their decisions on realistic information about risk and public perceptions of risk. This second edition of the original practical and straightforward text retains the easy-to-read format, but has been expanded to encompass the...
Published November 23rd 2005 by Routledge
Gender Imbalances in Teaching
The teaching of young children has long been dominated by women. This global phenomenon is firmly rooted in issues related to economic development, urbanization, the position of women in society, cultural definitions of masculinity and the values of children and childcare. Yet, amongst the media...
Published September 7th 2005 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy
Over the last three decades there has been a tremendous amount of philosophical work in the Anglo-American tradition on the cluster of topics pertaining to Free Will.Contemporary work has in some instances been in the form of lively debates between proponents of different viewpoints, and literature...
Published July 28th 2005 by Routledge
Practical Projects for Secondary Schools
Rainer and Lewis present a series of new, exciting and challenging practical units for teaching drama in the modern classroom. The tried-and-tested units of work in this book are placed in the context of current ideas about classroom practice. The authors present a new model of how teachers can...
Published July 27th 2005 by Routledge
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Dam Engineering, 18-20 October, Nanjing, China
The development of water resources is a key element in the socio-economic development of many regions in the world. Water availability and rainfall are unequally distributed both in space and time, so dams play a vital role, there being few viable alternatives for storing water. Dams hold a prime...
Published September 14th 2004 by Taylor & Francis
An advanced resource book for students
Series: Routledge Applied Linguistics
Intercultural Communication: introduces the key theories of intercultural communication explores ways in which people communicate within and across social groups is built around three themes – identity, otherization and representation – which are followed and developed over the book's...
Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge
Series: Social Research Today
Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues...
Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge
This classic text, now in its fourth edition, combines thorough coverage of the basic principles of hydraulics with a wide-ranging treatment of practical, real-world applications. It is carefully structured into two parts to deal with principles before moving on to more advanced topics. The first...
Published May 26th 2004 by CRC Press
Self and Personal Identity in the Eighteenth Century
Naturalization of the Soul charts the development of the concepts of soul and self in Western thought, from Plato to the present. It fills an important gap in intellectual history by being the first book to emphasize the enormous intellectual transformation in the eighteenth century, when the...
Published February 11th 2004 by Routledge