Series: Lifelines Series
This concise text explores the interactions between pathogens and the immune system. Taking a disease-based approach, it explains how micro-organisms adapted to growth in human hosts can evade the immune system and cause disease.The opening chapter overviews the innate and adaptive immune responses...
Published October 25th 1998 by CRC Press
An International Comparative Perspective
Vocational Education and Training (VET) has been the focus of change for some years. Many nations have developed VET systems with long-term strategies that benefit their economies, including co-ordinating economic, industrial and VET policies and achieving consensus among major stakeholders in the...
Published October 21st 1998 by Routledge
From the 'New Sociology of Education' to a Critical Theory of Learning
In this important book the author looks back on the 'knowledge question'. What knowledge gets selected to be validated as school knowledge or as part of the school curriculum, and why is it selected? Looking forward, Young discusses how most developed countries have high levels of participation in...
Published August 27th 1998 by Routledge
A Shrewd Investment
An exceptional opportunity is being missed. A chance to alleviate suffering and to achieve health care cost reductions for society is available, but is being ignored. There is an explosion of new knowledge about the emotional and intellectual development of children, and the causes and treatment of...
Published July 31st 1998 by Taylor & Francis
Music in the Early Years is for teachers working across the 3 to 8 age phase who want to make music integral to the life of the nursery and early years classroom.Music has often been taught as if it were different, something outside the mainstream curriculum, with teaching approaches quite at odds...
Published March 25th 1998 by Routledge
Techniques, methods and clinical experiences
This book focuses on the specialized MR techniques which are used in interventional procedures. It contains information on new imaging machines, MR compatible devices and instruments, and there is discussion of the applications for this new and exciting technique in areas such as cancer, where it...
Published December 4th 1997 by CRC Press
Essays in Honour of Daniel R. Fusfeld
In recent years there has been increasing discontent with the abstract nature of mainstream economics. Not only does this make the subject less relevant to real issues, it drives a wedge between economics and other disciplines ostensibly addressing the same issues. Borderlands of Economics explores...
Published October 22nd 1997 by Routledge
This classic book in the Kemp and Young series has been fully revised and updated by David J Eyres, author of the well-known Butterworth-Heinemann title "Ship Construction," and will prove indispensable to the student reader. The contents cover, in numerous fully illustrated items, shipyard...
Published October 5th 1997 by Routledge
Biological Models and Their Clinical Application
Series: Medical Psychiatry Series
This practical volume furnishes a critical overview of the biological basis of bipolar affective disorder-relating theoretical biological models to clinical practice, summarizing current research as well as future directions for investigations, and providing a solid foundation for clinical...
Published July 30th 1997 by CRC Press
World Hunger explores the nature and extent of contemporary world hunger, explaining why hunger still persists while agricultural production increases and genetic engineering revolutionises food production and distribution. Numerous case studies, drawn from the North and South, illustrate the...
Published April 30th 1997 by Routledge