Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader’s mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live and work. The authors...
Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge
Stimulated by the increasing importance of chiral molecules as pharmaceuticals and the need for enantiomerically pure drugs, techniques in chiral chemistry have been expanded and refined, especially in the areas of chromatography, asymmetric synthesis, and spectroscopic methods for chiral molecule...
Published June 24th 2012 by CRC Press
The Musculoskeletal System is an anatomy reference and revision guide combining detailed illustrations with a strong clinical focus to allow an easier correlation between anatomy and practice. A highly illustrated guide, separated in manageable sections by anatomical area, provides a compact...
Published October 10th 2011 by CRC Press
Voluntary Organizations and Public Sector Delivery examines how aspects of voluntary sector employment are affected by its engagement with the growing trend to the market-based outsourcing in the delivery of public services within industrialized countries. The volume draws together a team of...
Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge
Headlines continue to blare news of climate change, tangential catastrophic events, and dwindling energy resources. Written by respected practitioners, and geared to practitioners and students, Environmental Hydrogeology, Second Edition explores the role that hydrogeology can play in solving...
Published October 20th 2008 by CRC Press
A study of the allocation of state and public financial resources in the Russian Federation. Among the problems documented are the very high differentiation of the regions in terms of level of development, public welfare and self-sufficiency; and inefficiencies in the taxation system....
Published September 14th 2007 by Routledge
In the years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the incorporation of ideas and theories from the rapidly growing field of financial economics has precipitated considerable development of thinking in the actuarial profession. Modern Actuarial Theory and Practice, Second Edition...
Published December 27th 2004 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
IHE Delft Lecture Note Series
Series: UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series
Deterministic Methods in Systems Hydrology presents the basic theory underlying the multitude of parameter-rich models which dominate the hydrological literature. Its objectives are to introduce the elements of systems science as applied to hydrological problems; to present flood prediction and...
Published December 31st 2002 by CRC Press
From Literary Theory to Cultural Studies
Reception study is an important tool for understanding how readers encounter texts and absorb information. This up-to-date selection of the most important published work lays out the principles of reception study and its major theoreticians, and goes on to show how the method is being widely used...
Published December 26th 2000 by Routledge