Series: 360 Degree Business
Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially...
To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge
Understanding how the brain works and developing effective therapeutics are important in advancing neuroscience and improving clinical patient care. This book covers state-of-the-art research and development in optical technologies and applications for brain mapping and therapeutics. It provides a...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by CRC Press
Principles and Techniques, Two-Volume Set
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Asians: Principles and Techniques offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of cosmetic surgery in Asians, focusing on the differences in surgical techniques and general principles when treating these patients. With special emphasis on minimally-invasive techniques...
To Be Published June 30th 2015 by CRC Press
The colonial legacy in the construction of the modern Indian state has left a deep imprint on contemporary Indians’ self-identity and self-determination. Borderland Politics in Northern India is a collection of essays, giving detailed accounts of the many different ways that people throughout India...
Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge
Modeling, Analysis and Robust Design Methods
This book develops a rational design and systematic approach to construct a gene network with desired behaviors. In order to achieve this goal, the registry of standard biological parts and experimental techniques are introduced at first. Then these biological components are characterized by a...
Published May 2nd 2014 by CRC Press
Global Networks, Coalitions and Strategies of the World Uyghur Congress
An upsurge in violence between Uyghur and Han in China’s far western region of Xinjiang has gained increased media and academic attention in recent years as was evidenced in the July 2009 riots. Numbering over eight million, the Uyghur are China’s fifth-largest minority nationality, and their...
Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge
Politics, history, and religion have long lent Tibet a glamorous air, particularly in the West. But Tibet can be understood in an astonishingly wide variety of other ways, including linguistic, ecological, environmental and climatological, geographical, geological, economic, biologic, sociologic,...
Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge
Materials Interaction and Reliability
In semiconductor manufacturing, understanding how various materials behave and interact is critical to making a reliable and robust semiconductor package. Semiconductor Packaging: Materials Interaction and Reliability provides a fundamental understanding of the underlying physical properties of the...
Published October 10th 2011 by CRC Press
Climate, Buildings and Greenery
Series: Spon Research
Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban Heat Islands, urban areas where the air can be 3–5°C hotter than its surrounding areas and where pollution levels are consequently raised....
Published September 2nd 2008 by Routledge