Issues, Challenges, and Solutions
This book provides public managers with an integrated conceptual framework for making informed electronic governance decisions. The book focuses on the core issues that public administrators face when using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to produce and deliver public service and...
To Be Published February 14th 2016 by CRC Press
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 January 31st 2016 by CRC Press
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 30th 2015 by Routledge
As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both...
To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge
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 17th 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 12th 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 1st 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 23rd 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 29th 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 9th 2011 by CRC Press