Fighting and preventing corruption requires therefore an understanding of the social, political and economic realities that prevail in particularly settings, viewed from an interdisciplinary, multidimensional, and a multi country perspective. It also requires scholars to distinguish between...
To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge
Transduction and Integration
Series: Frontiers in Neuroscience
A timely symposium entitled Body-Fluid Homeostasis: Transduction and Integration was held at Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil in 2011. This meeting was convened as an official satellite of a joint gathering of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN) and the American Autonomic...
Published September 30th 2013 by CRC Press
The Proceedings of the 28th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting
Children and Exercise XXVIII presents the latest scientific research into paediatric exercise physiology, endocrinology, kinanthropometry, growth and maturation, and youth sport. Including contributions from a wide-range of leading international experts, the book is arranged into seven thematic...
Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Contemporary Food Engineering
Food biotechnology’s typical developments and applications have occurred in the fields of genetics and in enzyme- and cell-based biological processes, with the goal of producing and improving food ingredients and foods themselves. While these developments and applications are usually well reported...
Published August 28th 2013 by CRC Press
Groundwater resources are facing increasing pressure from consuming and contaminating activities. There is a growing awareness that the quantitative and qualitative preservation of groundwater resources is a global need, not only to safeguard their future use for public supply and irrigation, but...
Published June 12th 2013 by CRC Press
Dietary supplement companies and the food industry spend millions to reach resistance trainers—often with exaggerated marketing messages—while health practitioners continue to counsel athletes that their interest in protein is misguided and even dangerous. There appears to be a disconnect between...
Published April 24th 2012 by CRC Press
The field of insect nutritional ecology has been defined by how insects deal with nutritional and non-nutritional compounds, and how these compounds influence their biology in evolutionary time. In contrast, Insect Bioecology and Nutrition for Integrated Pest Management presents these entomological...
Published March 7th 2012 by CRC Press
Rock Mechanics and Geo-engineering in Volcanic Environments
Volcanic Rock Mechanics includes papers and special lectures of the 3rd International Workshop on Volcanic Rocks, Rock Mechanics and Geo-Engineering in Volcanic Environments, which was held within the framework of the Congress “Cities on Volcanoes6-Tenerife 2010” (Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain...
Published May 6th 2010 by CRC Press
Selected and revised papers from the Workshop on Track-Bridge Interaction on High-Speed Railways, Porto, Portugal, 15–16 October, 2007
The construction of high-speed railways includes a wide variety of aspects, ranging from safety to new types of equipment and construction solutions. All these require state-of-art technologies, and in recent years design concepts for high-speed railways have improved. The focus in this...
Published September 22nd 2008 by Taylor & Francis