The PLA Experience since 1949
This is the first systematic study of modern China's military campaigns and the actual fighting conducted by the People's Liberation Army since the founding of the People's Republic. It provides a general overview of the evolution of PLA military doctrine, and then focuses on major combat episodes...
Published July 31st 2003 by Routledge
From Principles to Practice
Sex education is rarely out of the news. Despite this, there exist surprisingly few studies of the principles, policies and practice of sex education. This book provides such an examination, focusing on the values to which children are exposed in sex education. Sex education inevitably involves the...
Published May 29th 2003 by Routledge
Life and Labour in Contemporary London
For decades the cities of the developed world were seen as problem-beset relics from times of low mobility and slow communications. But now, their potential to sustain creativity, culture and innovation is perceived as crucial to success in a much more competitive global ecomony. The vital...
Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge
Watershed Health Monitoring: Emerging Technologies is a concise reference that defines the concept of watershed health and explains that monitoring the health of watersheds is a critical precursor to adaptive resource management on a watershed basis. The focus of the text is a clear description of...
Published May 29th 2002 by CRC Press
For 2nd and 3rd year courses in international politics and foreign policy. This text examines foreign policy in relation to 'change and transformation.' It discusses traditional assumptions about foreign policy and foreign policy making, and develops a framework to facilitate analysis of the...
Published May 13th 2002 by Routledge
Series: Sheffield Annual Plant Reviews
The importance of protein-protein interactions in biological systems is a rapidly emerging research theme and the revolution that is taking place in our understanding of plant genomics is enabling us to make exciting discoveries that have implications for both the fundamental and applied plant...
Published January 4th 2002 by Blackwell
How can environmental regulators use information on 48-hour toxicity tests to predict the effects of a few minutes of pollution? Or, at the other extreme, what is the relevance of 96-hour toxicity data for organisms that may have been exposed to a pollutant for six months or more? Time to event...
Published December 4th 2001 by CRC Press
This is a very unusual book. It brings to the English speaking reader a masterpiece written some 50 years ago by one of the greatest minds of the 20th century--Nicholai Aleksandrovich Bernstein--considered the founder of many contemporary fields of science such as biomechanics, motor control, and...
Published March 1st 1996 by Psychology Press