Goals, Challenges, and Impacts
Catalysts can speed chemical transformations, increase the selectivity of reactions, and lower energy costs associated with chemical manufacture. This book describes the potential of catalysts to address twenty-first century problems in areas such as the manufacture of commodity products, pollution...
To Be Published April 14th 2015 by CRC Press
Plastics, Rubber, Blends, and Composites
Technical and technological development demands the creation of new materials that are stronger, more reliable, and more durable—materials with new properties. This book skillfully blends and integrates polymer science, plastic technology, and rubber technology to highlight new developments and...
To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Apple Academic Press
This book focuses on food, non-food, and industrial packaging applications of polymers, blends, nanostructured materials, macro, micro and nanocomposites, and renewable and biodegradable materials. It details physical, thermal, and barrier properties as well as sustainability, recycling,...
To Be Published September 8th 2014 by Apple Academic Press
Evidence-Based Prevention and Treatment Approaches
Irrespective of theoretical orientation, families matter. Families are the entity in which children are introduced to words, objects, shapes, and colors. Families are the people related in a myriad of conventional and unconventional ways that clothe, bathe, and feed its biological and acquired...
Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Emerging Issues, Unfolding Odysseys
Rethinking Global Political Economy contains incisive analysis of history, linguistics, class, culture, empirical data and normative concerns. This important volume presents innovative approaches to fundamental issues in global political economy. Together they provide multiple arguments and avenues...
Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge
Accumulated Wisdom and New Directions
Commitment is one of the most researched concepts in organizational behavior. This edited book in the SIOP Organizational Frontiers series, with contributions from many scholars, attempts to summarize current research and suggests new directions for studies on commitment in organizations....
Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge
Changes in the focus of neurological practice worldwide have led to the need for new standard texts that reflect the current state of this expanding area of clinical expertise. The second edition of the Handbook of Neurological Rehabilitation is a major reference source that fulfils this need,...
Published July 28th 2013 by Psychology Press
Handbook of Survival Analysis presents modern techniques and research problems in lifetime data analysis. This area of statistics deals with time-to-event data that is complicated by censoring and the dynamic nature of events occurring in time. With chapters written by leading researchers in the...
Published July 21st 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The importance of context
How do different contexts influence the nature and character of school leadership? This book is predicated on the simple, yet profound, observation that school leadership can only be understood within the context in which it is exercised. The observation is particularly valid in relation to...
Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge
Lean Manufacturing in the Real World
Examining Lean processes in the context of the authors’ academic research in-progress, People, Process, & Culture: Lean Manufacturing in the Real World illustrates the impact of culture on the implementation of Lean Manufacturing (LM) across various geographic and cultural areas. It...
Published April 22nd 2013 by Productivity Press