A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years this volume examines the history, economy, politics and society of Japan from just before the First World War until 1926. Japan’s relations with the West, as well as with Russia and China are also discussed. ...
Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge
Services, Infrastructure, Policies and Management
In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world’s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and...
Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge
Money laundering and offshore banking
This book brings together the issues surrounding banking secrecy and confiscation of criminal proceeds. The book examines the existing legal agreements at the international, regional and national levels and their interaction in the substantive areas of confiscation, anti-money laundering and...
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge
Applications in Vehicle Systems
Magnetorheological Fluid Technology: Applications in Vehicle Systems compiles the authors’ recent work involving the application of magnetorheological (MR) fluids and other smart materials in vehicles. It collects concepts that have previously been scattered in peer-reviewed international journals....
Published November 8th 2012 by CRC Press
The author has provided a PDF/video update for the 10.0.6 and 10.0.7 software changes. Those files can be accessed via the book's companion website, access to which is included when you purchase the book. Step into the 21st century with Rick Young’s Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X and learn the...
Published October 25th 2012 by Focal Press
From Microfoundations to Macroapplications
The concept of rational expectations has played a hugely important role in economics over the years. Dealing with the origins and development of modern approaches to expectations in micro and macroeconomics, this book makes use of primary sources and previously unpublished material from such...
Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge
Effects on Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Ecological Processes
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
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
A Moral and Psychological Examination of Cyberspace
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
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