Peacekeeping in Global Politics investigates the changing role of peacekeeping and competing perspectives about what that role should be. It begins by addressing broad issues connected with the transition from a Westphalian to post-Westphalian international society, the ethical and legal dilemmas...
Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge
The first guide to cover aspects of voice loss from an occupational health perspective, this reference covers procedures to detect, assess, and prevent voice loss in schools, industrial facilities, and other workplace environments, as well as covers occupational groups at risk and risk factors for...
Published August 9th 2005 by CRC Press
From a field primarily of interest to specialist orientalists, the study of Buddhism has developed to embrace inter alia, theology and religious studies, philosophy, cultural studies, anthropology and comparative studies. There is now greater direct access to Buddhism in the West than ever before,...
Published July 29th 2005 by Routledge
External Involvement on the Continent
Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers...
Published August 12th 2004 by Routledge
A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition
Buddhist Thought guides the reader towards a richer understanding of the central concepts of classical Indian Buddhist thought, from the time of Buddha, to the latest scholarly perspectives and controversies. Abstract and complex ideas are made understandable by the authors' lucid style. Of...
Published January 4th 2002 by Routledge
A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence
Places the controversy initiated by the Tibetan Tsong kha pa - who elaborated on one of the eight difficult points in understanding Madhyamaka philosophy - in its Indian and Tibetan context....
Published October 29th 1997 by Routledge
Organic chemists working on the synthesis of natural products have long found a special challenge in the preparation of peptides and proteins. However, more reliable, more efficient synthetic preparation methods have been developed in recent years. This reference evaluates the most important...
Published April 23rd 1997 by CRC Press
Antimicrobial drugs are of central importance in combating illnesses such as typhoid, malaria, meningitis and influenza. This book describes the mode of action for the major classes of drugs. Where appropriate, the side-effects of the drugs are described together with the mechanisms by which...
Published June 15th 1996 by Garland Science