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  1. Land Use Intensification

    Effects on Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Ecological Processes

    Edited by David Lindenmayer, Saul Cunningham, Andrew Young

    Series: Advances in Agroecology

    By 2050, the global population of humans is predicted to increase by 35%. Approximately 70% more food may be required, and this will take place against a backdrop of 15-40% land degradation. This book examines land use intensification and biodiversity conservation and its impacts. It also discusses...

    Published July 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Food and Development

    By E.M. Young

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The relationship between food and development has always been controversial. Over the last thirty years, development in the north and south has failed to deliver people a decent diet. While some people have too little food and die as a consequence, some people have too much food and die from...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Transcending Taboos

    A Moral and Psychological Examination of Cyberspace

    By Garry Young, Monica Whitty

    Cyberspace is composed of a multitude of different spaces where users can represent themselves in many divergent ways. Why in a video game, is it more acceptable to murder or maim than rape? After all, in each case, it is only pixels that are being assaulted. This book avoids wrestling with the...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Nanoelectronic Devices

    By Byung-Gook Park, Sung Woo Hwang, Young June Park

    This book provides readers with the knowledge in fundamentals of nanoelectronic devices. The authors build the principles of nanoelectronic devices based on those of microelectronic devices wherever possible and introduce the inherently nanoelectronic principles gradually. They briefly review...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Pan Stanford

  5. Plasma Discharge in Liquid

    Water Treatment and Applications

    By Yong Yang, Young I. Cho, Alexander Fridman

    Plasma methods that effectively combine ultraviolet radiation, active chemicals, and high electric fields offer an alternative to conventional water treatment methods. However, knowledge of the electric breakdown of liquids has not kept pace with this increasing interest, mostly due to the...

    Published January 24th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Educating for the Knowledge Economy?

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Hugh Lauder, Michael Young, Harry Daniels, Maria Balarin, John Lowe

    The promise, embraced by governments around the world, is that the knowledge economy will provide knowledge workers with a degree of autonomy and permission to think which enables them to be creative and to attract high incomes. What credence should we give to this promise? The current economic...

    Published January 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Face Perception

    By Vicki Bruce, Andy Young

    Human faces are unique biological structures that convey a complex variety of important social messages. Even strangers can tell things from our faces – our feelings, our locus of attention, something of what we are saying, our age, sex and ethnic group, whether they find us attractive. In...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments

    Practices of Global Firms from Korea and Japan

    By Young Won Park, Paul Hong

    Series: Resource Management

    Since the start of the recent financial crisis, as most global firms struggle to remain competitive, an increasing number of Korean and Japanese firms have experienced an amazing rate of growth and expansion. Although academic researchers and business leaders in the United States, China, Brazil,...

    Published December 19th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. The Business of Criminal Justice

    A Guide for Theory and Practice

    By Daniel Adrian Doss, Chengqi Guo, Joo Young Lee

    Regardless of the type, size, or mission of a criminal justice or law enforcement organization, optimum decision making can be achieved by examining activities and functions from the perspective of traditional business administration. Using profit and nonprofit business models, The Business of...

    Published December 19th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Managing Local Governments

    Designing Management Control Systems that Deliver Value

    By Emanuele Padovani, David W. Young

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    Local Government is an area where management skills are tested to the extreme. With political considerations evident both locally and nationally, managing resources can be complex and subject to change. This book introduces new concepts and new ways of doing business that can greatly enhance the...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

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