Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation
It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely...
Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge
Peoples and Politics in the British Isles 1280-1460
Series: The Medieval World
In the last decades of the thirteenth century the British Isles appeared to be on the point of unified rule, dominated by the lordship, law and language of the English. However by 1400 Britain and Ireland were divided between the warring kings of England and Scotland, and peoples still starkly...
Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge
Virtue Ethics, Exemplarity, and Cognitive Neuroscience
Series: Routledge Studies in Religion
The past decade has witnessed a renaissance in scientific approaches to the study of morality. Once understood to be the domain of moral psychology, the newer approach to morality is largely interdisciplinary, driven in no small part by developments in behavioural economics and evolutionary biology...
Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge
A Rapid Load Test (RLT), developed to determine the initial stiffness and bearing capacity, is an economical and practical alternative to a Static Load Test (SLT). The broad application of RLT, however, was hampered by uncertainty about the interpretation of the test results. This book offers clear...
Published October 14th 2011 by CRC Press
A Critical Anthropology of Sport
Series: Sport in the Global Society
This insightful volume considers how to locate America in the sporting world: in the traditions and rituals of a national pastime or in the baseball academies run by American professional teams in the Dominican Republic? With the athletes that carry a flag in Olympic ceremonies or among the...
Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge
Large-area high-resolution displays are essential for scientific visualization, entertainment, and defense applications. A popular way to realize such displays is to tile multiple projectors together to create one large display. As opposed to a 19” diagonal monitor with a resolution of 60 pixels...
Published September 6th 2007 by A K Peters/CRC Press
This book is the first edited volume devoted exclusively to career counseling with African Americans. African Americans are now at parity with the graduation rates of White Americans, yet disparities in employment continue to abound. At the same time the job market is changing and in need of more...
Published May 15th 2007 by Routledge
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or motor neurone disease is one of the most debilitating and devastating of the neurological diseases. The only comprehensive textbook available on the topic, this completely reorganized and expanded new edition examines all aspects of ALS from pathology to patient...
Published July 7th 2006 by CRC Press
This comprehensive 6-volume reference library provides an economical training, research, and reference resource for professionals involved in the non-technical aspects of energy management. It comprises six valuable references, Dictionary of Energy Efficiency Technologies, Handbook of Financing...
Published August 18th 2005 by Fairmont Press
Theoretical, Experimental and Clinical Issues
It is commonly known that some individuals are more easily hypnotized than others. What is less clear is why, and what can be learnt from these individual differences for hypnosis as a whole. The Highly Hypnotizable Person is the first book to present an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of what...
Published July 15th 2004 by Routledge