An International View of the White House
In 2011 Barack Obama invited ten distinguished biographers to the White House to ask them one question: which past American president should I emulate? This was not the first time Obama asked scholars this, but the answer he received would differ as presidential legacies waxed and waned. In 2008...
Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge
Property Markets and Sustainable Behaviour
Traditional studies of the property market have tended to focus solely on commercial and legal issues, but the growing importance of the issue of sustainability means that a different approach is needed. This new textbook provides an overview of property within a market context, examining the...
Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge
The aim of this book is to bring students of economics and finance who have only an introductory background in mathematics up to a quite advanced level in the subject, thus preparing them for the core mathematical demands of econometrics, economic theory, quantitative finance and mathematical...
Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge
Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability?
Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more...
Published July 6th 2010 by Routledge
Series: Global HRM
Breaking new ground and drawing on contributions from the leading academics in the field, this notable volume focuses specifically on industrial relations. Informative and revealing, the text provides an overview of the industrial relations systems of nine regions (North America, South...
Published June 7th 2006 by Routledge
Festschrift on the Occasion of the 70th Birthday of Allan S. Hoffman
In celebration of Allan Hoffmanâ€™s 70th birthday, a symposium entitled Gels, Genes, Grafts and Giants was held in Maui in December 2002. This symposium, organized by The University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB) NSF Engineering Research Center, was a great success, with many...
Published April 14th 2005 by CRC Press
Deadly Parasite, Susceptible Host
Malaria in pregnancy has been a long-standing conundrum - why do women immune to the parasite after years of exposure suddenly become susceptible to infection during first pregnancies? Recent scientific breakthroughs have shed new light on interactions between the malaria parasite and the placenta,...
Published February 2nd 2004 by CRC Press
A Pragmatic Approach
The interventional cardiologist has to tackle a diverse and complex range of coronary lesions. For this reason, the experts who compiled this volume contribute the best practices for overcoming plaque and thrombus in the coronary arteries. From simple to complicated anatomy, the direct approach to...
Published September 12th 2001 by CRC Press
Series: Electronic Packaging
Packaging materials strongly affect the effectiveness of an electronic packaging system regarding reliability, design, and cost. In electronic systems, packaging materials may serve as electrical conductors or insulators, create structure and form, provide thermal paths, and protect the circuits...
Published December 17th 1998 by CRC Press